Browsing Publications - Epidemiology and Biostatistics by Author "Mackesy-Amiti, Mary E."
Peer-education Intervention to Reduce Injection Risk Behaviors Benefits High-Risk Young Injection Drug Users: A Latent Transition Analysis of the CIDUS 3/DUIT Study Mackesy-Amiti, Mary E.; Finnegan, Lorna; Ouellet, Lawrence J.; Golub, Elizabeth T.; Hagan, Holly; Hudson, Sharon M.; Latka, Mary H.; Garfein, Richard S. (Springer Verlag, 2013-07)We analyzed data from a large randomized HIV/HCV prevention intervention trial with young injection drug users (IDUs) conducted in five U.S. cities. The trial compared a peer education intervention (PEI) with a time-matched, ...
Mackesy-Amiti, Mary E. (2014-05-15)Use this screening instrument to select participants most likely to benefit from peer education intervention (PEI).
Response to an intervention to promote parental involvement in harm reduction for young injection drug users Mackesy-Amiti, Mary E.; Boodram, Basmattee; Ouellet, Lawrence J.; Bailey, Susan L. (2013)Aims: This study examined parents’ responses to a family-based harm reduction intervention for young injection drug users (YIDUs). Methods: The intervention was comprised of group education sessions for parents, and three ...