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2010: In Press, In Contract, Under Review

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Vincour, D., Chang, M., & Wu, E. (in press). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and HIV risks among poor inner city women receiving care in an Emergency Department: Implications for inquiry and referral. American Journal of Public Health. PMC Journal.

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Witte, S., Wu, E., & Chang, M. (in press). Intimate Partner Violence and HIV among drug-involved women: Contexts linking these two epidemics - challenges and implications for prevention and treatment. Substance Use and Abuse.

Epperson, M.W., Khan, M.R., El-Bassel, N., Wu, E., & Gilbert, L. (in press). A longitudinal study of personal and partnerís incarceration and HIV risk among drug-involved couples. AIDS and Behavior.

Gilbert, L., El-Bassel, N., Terlikbayeva, A., & Rozental, Y. (in press). Couple-based HIV prevention for injecting drug users in Kazakhstan: A pilot intervention study. International Journal on Intervention.

Gilbert, L., Terlikbayeva, A., Erasilova, I, Rozental, E., Wu, E., Chang, M., & Bakpayev, M (in press). Couple HIV prevention intervention with injecting drug users in Kazakhstan: Outcomes of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, PI, New York site). (in press). Concordance of shared sexual behaviors among African American couples. AIDS and Behavior.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, PI, New York site). (in press) Prevalence of child and adult sexual abuse among African American couples. AIDS and Behavior.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, PI, New York site). (in press). Risk behaviors among African American couples. AIDS and Behavior.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, PI, New York site). (in press). Substance abuse and sexual behavior among African American couples. AIDS and Behavior.

Witte, S. S., Batsukh, A., & Chang, M. (2010). Sexual risk behaviors, alcohol abuse and intimate partner violence among sex workers in Mongolia: Implications for HIV prevention intervention development. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 38, 1-15.
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Witte, S. S., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., and Chang, M. (2010). Lack of Awareness of Partner STD Risk Among Heterosexual Couples. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 42(1), 49-55.
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Witte, S.S., Stefano, K., & Hawkins, C. (in press). A second chance for the female condom: The role of Medicaid reimbursement. American Journal of Public Health.

Wu, E., El-Bassel, E., Gilbert, L., Chang, M., & Sanders, G. (2010). Effects of receiving additional off-site services on abstinence from illicit drug use among men on methadone: A longitudinal study. Evaluation and Program Planning, 33(4), 403-409.
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Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., & OíConnor, M.K. & Seewald, R. (in press). Traditional male ideology and service system involvement among drug-involved men who perpetrate intimate partner violence: A longitudinal study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
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Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Sarfo, B., & Seewald, R. (in press). Criminal justice involvement and service need among men on methadone who have perpetrated intimate partner violence. Journal of Criminal Justice.

Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., McVinney, D., Fontaine, Y., & Hess, L. (2010). Adaptation of a couple-based HIV intervention for methamphetamine-involved African American men who have sex with men. The Open AIDS Journal, 4, 123-131.

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2009

Chandler, R., Denis, M., El-Bassel, N., Schwartz, R., & Field, G. (2009). Ensuring safety, implementation and scientific integrity of experiments: Lessons for criminal justice drug-abuse treatment studies (CJ-DATS). Journal of Experimental Criminology, 5, 323-344.

El-Bassel, N., Caldeine N., Rugless, L., & Gilbert, L. (2009). Addressing the unique needs of African American women in HIV prevention. American Journal of Public Health, 99(6), 996-1001.
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Engstrom, M., Shibusawa, T., El-Bassel, N., & Gilbert, L. (2009). Age and HIV risk among women in methadone treatment. AIDS and Behavior.
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Epperson, M.W., Platais, I., Valera, P., Barbieri, R., Gilbert, L., & El-Bassel, N. (2009). Fear, trust, and negotiating safety: HIV risk contexts for Black women defendants. Affilia Journal of Women and Social Work, 24(3), 257-271.
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2008

El-Bassel, N. (2008). Social work intervention research. Social Work Encyclopedia.

Epperson, M., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Orellana, R., & Chang, M. (2008). Criminal justice involvement and associated HIV risk among men on methadone. AIDS and Behavior, 12(1), 51-57.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Designing an audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) system in a multisite trial: A brief report. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S52-S58.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Eban health promotion intervention: Conceptual basis and procedures. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S28-S34.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Eban HIV/STD risk reduction intervention: Conceptual basis and procedures. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S3-S14.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Formative study to develop the Eban treatment and comparison interventions for couples. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S42-S51.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Measure of HIV/STD risk-reduction: Strategies for enhancing the utility of behavioral and biological outcome measures for African American couples. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S25-S41.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Methodological overview of an African American couple-based HIV/STD prevention trial. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S15-S27.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). Supervision of facilitators in a multisite study: Goals, process, and outcomes. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S59-S67.
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NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Group (Wu, E., Co-Investigator, New York site) (2008). The role of Community Advisory Boards (CABs) in Project Eban. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 49, S68-S74.
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Panchanadeswaran, S., El-Bassel N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., and Chang, M. (2008). An examination of the perceived social support levels of women in methadone maintenance treatment who experience various forms of intimate partner violence. Women’s Health Issues, 18(1), 35-43.
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The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, PI, New York site). (2008). Project Eban: An HIV/STD intervention for African Americans with mixed HIV status. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, Co P.I., New York site). Social cognitive theory mediators of behavior change in the NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.
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2007

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., Chang, M., and Fontdevila, J. (2007). Perpetration of intimate partner violence among men in methadone treatment programs. American Journal of Public Health, 97(7), 1230-1232.
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El-Bassel, E., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., Chang, M., Gomes, C., Vinocur, D., and Spevack, T. (2007). Intimate partner violence prevalence and HIV risks among women receiving care in emergency departments: Implications for IPV and HIV screening. Emergency Medicine Journal, 24(4), 255-259.
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Epperson, M., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Orellana, R., Chang, M. (2007)). Criminal fustice involvement and associated HIV risk among men on methadone. AIDS and Behaviors. 12 (1), 51-57.

Gilbert, L., El-Bassel, N., Wu, E., and Chang, M. (2007) Intimate partner violence and HIV risks: A longitudinal study of men on methadone. Journal of Urban Health, 84(5), 667-680.
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Greenfield, SF, Brooks, AJ,  Gordon, S, Green, CA,  Hegedus, A, Kropp, F,  Ghiroli, M, Gordon, M, McHugh, K, Hien, DA, & Miele, GM. (in press). Substance abuse treatment entry, retention, and outcome in women: A review of the literature. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 86(1), 1-21.
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Hadeed, L.F. and El-Bassel, N. (2007). Typologies of abuse among Afro-Trinidadian women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22(5), 479-497.
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Kunins, H., Gilbert, L., Whyte, A., Meissner, P. Zachary, M.. (2007). Substance abuse treatment staff perceptions of intimate partner victimization among female clients.  Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. 39(3), 251-258.
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Moreno, C. & El-Bassel, N. (2007). Dominican and Puerto Rican women in partnerships and their sexual risk behaviors. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 29(3), 336-348.

Moreno, C.L., El-Bassel, N. & Morrill, A.C. (2007).  Heterosexual women of color and HIV risk: Sexual risk for HIV among Latina and African American women. Women and Health, 45(3), 1-15.
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Witte, S.S., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L, Wu, E., & Chang, M. (2007).  Predictors of discordant reports of sexual and HIV/STI risk behaviors among heterosexual couples.  Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 34(5), 302-308.
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2006

Alegria, M., Vila, D., Train, S., Williams S., and El-Bassel, N. (2006). Epidemiology of HIV. In Francisco Fernandez and Pedro Ruiz (Eds) Psychiatric Aspects of HIV/AIDS. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Cloitre, M, Cohen, LR, & Koenan, K. (2006) Treating Survivors of Childhood Abuse: Psychotherapy for the Interrupted Life. Guilford Press.

Cohen, L.R. & Hien, DA. (2006). Treatment outcomes for women with substance abuse and PTSD who have experienced complex trauma. Psychiatric Services, 57, 100-106.
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El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., and Chang, M. (2006). A social network profile and HIV risk among men on methadone: Do social networks matter? Journal of Urban Health, 83(4), 602-613.
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Gilbert, L., El-Bassel, N., Manuel, J., Wu, E., Go, H., Golder, S., Seewald, R., and Sanders, G. (2006). An integrated relapse prevention and relationship safety intervention for women on methadone: Testing short-term effects on intimate partner violence and substance use. Violence and Victims, 21(5), 657-672.
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Hadeed, L., & El-Bassel, N. (2006).  Social support among Afro-Trinidadian women experiencing intimate partner violence. Violence Against Women Interpersonal Violence, 12(8), 740-760.
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Remien,R., Stirratt, M., Dognin, J., Day , E., & El-Bassel, N. (2006). Moving from theory to research to practice. Implementing an effective dyadic intervention to improve antiretroviral adherence for clinic patients. JAIDS, 1(43), S69-S78.
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Schiff, M., Gilbert, L., & El-Bassel, N. (2006).  Perceived Positive Aspects of Intimate Relationships among Abused women in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Programs. Journal of Interpersonal Violene.. 21(1), 121-138.
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Witte, S.S., El-Bassel, N. Gilbert, L., Chang, M. & Wu, E. (2006). Promoting female condom use to heterosexual couples: Findings from a randomized clinical trial. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 38, 148-154.
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Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., and Morse, P. (2006). Dyadic HIV Status and Psychological Distress Among Women on Methadone. Women’s Health Issues, 16(3), 113-121.
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2005

Bellamy, S.L. for the NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African American Couples Study Group. (2005). A Dynamic Block-Randomization Algorithm for Group-Randomized Clinical Trials When the Composition of Blocking Factors is not Known in Advance. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 26(4), 469-479.
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El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., Go, H., & Hill, J. (2005). HIV and intimate partner violence among women on methadone. Social Science and Medicine, 61(1), 171-183.
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El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., Go, H., & Hill, J. (2005). Relationship Between Drug Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence: A Longitudinal Study Among Women Receiving Methadone. American Journal of Public Health, 95(3), 465-470.
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El-Bassel, N., Witte, S.S., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., Chang, M., Hill, J., & Steinglass, P. (2005). Long-term effects of an HIV/STI sexual risk reduction intervention for heterosexual couples. AIDS and Behavior, 9(1), 1-13.
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Fontdevila, J., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L. (2005). Accounting for HIV risk among men on methadone. Sex Roles, 52(9/10), 609-624.

Hearn, K. D.,  O’Sullivan, L. F., El-Bassel, N. & Gilbert L (2005).  Intimate Partner Violence and Monongamy among Women in Methadone Treatment. AIDS and Behavior. 9 (2), 177-188.
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Hien, DA, Cohen, LR, & Campbell, AN (2005). Is traumatic stress a vulnerability factor for women with substance use disorders? Clinical Psychology Review, 25, 813-823.
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Remien, R., Stirratt, M., Dolezal, C., Dognin, J., Wagner, G., Carballo-Dieguez, A., El-Bassel, N., & Jung, T. (2005). Couple-focused support to improve HIV medication adherence: A randomized controlled trial. AIDS, 19(8), 807-814.
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The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, Co P.I., New York site). (2005). Social cognitive theory mediators of behavior change in the NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial.

Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., Witte, S.S., Gilbert, L., Chang, M., & Morse, P. (2005). Enrollment of minority women and their main sexual partners in an HIV/STI prevention trial. AIDS Education, 17(1), 41-52.
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2004

Campbell, A., Fisher, D., Orlando, M., Picciano, J., Stephens, R., & Roffman, R. (2004). Marketing effectiveness in reaching the non-treatment-seeking marijuana smoker. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 4(1), 39-59.

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Frye, V., Wu, E., Go, H., Hill, J, & Richman, B. (2004). Physical and sexual intimate partner violence among women in methadone maintenance treatment. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(2), 180-183.
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El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Golder, S., Wu, E., Chang, M., Fontdevila, J., & Sanders, G. (2004). Deconstructing the relationship between intimate partner violence and sexual HIV risk among drug-involved men and their female partners. AIDS and Behavior, 8(4), 429-439.
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Hien, DA, Cohen, LR, Litt, L, Miele, GM & Capstick, C. (2004). Promising treatments for women with comorbid PTSD and substance use disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 161(8), 1426-1432.
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Schilling R.F., Fontdevila J., Fernando D., El-Bassel N., & Monterroso E. (2004). Proximity to needle exchange programs and HIV-related risk behavior among injection drug users in Harlem. Evaluation and Program Planning, 27(1), 25-33.

Schilling, R.F., Mares, A.S. and El-Bassel, N. (2004). Women in detoxification: Loss of guardianship of their children. Children and Youth Services Review, 26(5), 463-480.

Sormanti, M., Wu, E., El-Bassel, N. (2004). Considering HIV risk and intimate partner violence among older women of color: A descriptive analysis. Women and Health, 39(1), 45-63.
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Witte, S.S., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., and Steinglass, P. (2004). Recruitment of Minority Women and Their Main Sexual Partners in an HIV/STI Prevention Trial. Journal of Women’s Health, 13(10), 1137-1147.
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Wu E., El-Bassel N., Gilbert L., Piff J., & Sanders G. (2004). Sociodemographic disparities in supplemental service utilization among male methadone patients. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 26,197-202.
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2003

Campbell, A., Poulcallec-Gordon, C., & Witte, S. (2003). Restoring human dignity: The first step to effective programming with street-based sex workers. Research for Sex Work, 6, 22-24.

El-Bassel N. (2003). Small group skills training increases condom use. (Commentary). Evidence Based Health Care, 6(3), 99-100.

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., & Rajah, V. (2003). The relationship between drug abuse and sexual performance among women on methadone: Heightening the risk of sexual intimate violence and HIV. Addictive Behaviors, 28(8), 1385-1403.
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El-Bassel N., Gilbert L., Witte S., Wu E., Gaeta T., Schilling R., & Wada T. (2003). Intimate partner violence and substance abuse among minority women receiving care from an inner-city emergency department. Women’s Health Issues, 13(1), 16-22.
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El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., & Wu, E. (2003). The intersecting public health problems of HIV and intimate partner violence among women on methadone: Implications for HIV prevention intervention. In Strategies to improve the replicability, sustainability, and durability of HIV prevention interventions for drug users. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

El-Bassel, N., Witte, S.S., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., Chang, M., Hill, J., & Steinglass, P. (2003). The efficacy of a relationship-based HIV/STD prevention program for heterosexual couples. American Journal of Public Health, 93(6), 963-969.
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Fernando, D., Schilling , R., Fontdevila, J., & El-Bassel, N. (2003). Predictors of sharing drugs among injection drug users in the South Bronx: Implications for HIV Transmission. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 35(2), 227-236.
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Hien, DA & Miele GM. (2003). Emotion-focused coping as a mediator of maternal Ccocaine abuse and antisocial behavior. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 17(1), 49-55.

Litt, L., Hien, DA & Levin, D. (2003). Adult antisocial behavior and affect regulation among primary crack/cocaine using women. Psychology of Women’s Quarterly, 27, 143-152.

Schiff, M., Witte, S.S., & El-Bassel, N. (2003). Client satisfaction and perceived helping aspects of an HIV/AIDS preventive intervention for urban couples. Research on Social Work Practice, 13(4), 468-492.

Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., Witte, S. S., Gilbert, L., & Chang, M. (2003). Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk Among Urban Minority Women in Primary Health Care Settings. AIDS and Behavior, 7(3), 291-301.
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Yoshioka, M.R., Gilbert, L., & El-Bassel, N. (2003). Social support and disclosure of abuse: A comparison of African American, Hispanic, and South Asian battered women. Journal of Family Violence, 18(3), 171-180.

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2002

Cloitre, M, Cohen, LR, & Scarvalone, P. (2002) Understanding revictimization among childhood sexual abuse survivors: An interpersonal schema approach.  Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 16(1), 91-112.

Cloitre, M, Koenan, KC, Cohen, LR, & Han, H. (2002) Skills training in affective and interpersonal regulation followed by exposure: A phase-based treatment for PTSD related to childhood abuse. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70(5), 1067-1074.
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Feerick, MM, Hauggard, J., & Hien, DA (2002). Relationships between childhood attachment and adulthood drug abuse. Child Maltreatment, 7(3).

Moreno, C. L., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert L., & Wada T. (2002). Correlates of poverty and partner abuse among women on methadone. Violence Against Women, 8,455-475.

Schiff, M., El-Bassel, N., Engstrom, M., & Gilbert, L. (2002). Psychological distress and intimate physical and sexual abuse among women in methadone maintenance treatment programs. Social Service Review, 76(2), 302-320.

Schilling, R.F. El-Bassel, N., Blansfield-Finch, J., Roman, R., Hanson, M., & LeMaster, G. (2002). Motivational Interviewing to encourage self-help participation following alcohol detoxification. Social Work Practice, 12(6), 711-730.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, Co-P.I., New York site). (2002). Childhood sexual abuse and risk behaviors among men at high risk for HIV infection. American Journal of Public Health, 92(2), 214-219.
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2001

El-Bassel, N., Fontdevila, J., Gilbert, L., Voisin, D., Richman, B., & Pitchell, P. (2001). HIV risks of men in methadone maintenance treatment programs who abuse their intimate partners: A forgotten issue. Journal of Substance Abuse, 13, 1-15.

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Rajah, V., Frey, V. (2001). Social support among women in methadone treatment who experience partner violence: Isolation and male controlling behavior. Violence Against Women, 7(3), 246-274.

El-Bassel, N., Simoni, J.M., Cooper, D.K., Gilbert, L., & Schilling, R.F. (2001). Sex trading and psychological distress among women on methadone. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 15(3), 177-184.

El-Bassel, N. & Witte, S. (2001). Drug use and physical and sexual abuse of street sex workers in New York City. Research for Sex Work, 4, 31-32.

El-Bassel, N., Witte, S., Gilbert, L., Sormanti, M., Moreno, C., Pereira, L., & Elam, E. (2001). HIV prevention for intimate couples: A relationship-based model. Families, Systems and Health, 19(4), 379-395.

El-Bassel, N., Witte, S., Gilbert, L., Sormanti, M., Moreno, C., Pereira, L., Steinglass, P. (2001). Project Connect:  HIV prevention with heterosexual couples.  Families, Systems and Health, 19, 379-395.

El-Bassel, N., Witte, S. Wada, T., Gilbert, L., & Wallace, J. (2001). Correlates of partner violence among female street-based sex workers: Substance abuse, history of childhood abuse and HIV risks. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 15(1), 41-51.

Frye, V., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Rajah, V., & Christie, N. (2001). Intimate partner sexual abuse among women on methadone. Violence and Victims, 16(5), 553-564.

Gilbert, L., El-Bassel, N., Rajah, V., Foleno, A., & Frye, V. (2001). Linking drug-related activities with experiences of partner violence: A focus group study of women in methadone treatment. Violence and Victims, 16(5), 517-536.

Miele, GM, Litt, LC, Hien, DA, & Levin, FR (2001).  Putting science into practice: Utilizing research protocols to treat women with addictions and co-morbid PTSD in a community treatment program.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 63 (suppl), S106.

Sormanti, M., Pereira, L., El-Bassel, N., Witte, S., & Gilbert, L. (2001). The role of community consultants in designing an HIV prevention intervention. AIDS Education and Prevention, 13(4), 311-328.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, Co P.I., New York site). (2001). Social-cognitive theory mediators of behavior change in the NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial. Health Psychology, 20(5), 369-379.
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The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (S.S. Witte, Investigator, Columbia ERG). (2001). A test of factors mediating the relationship between unwanted sexual activity during childhood and risky sexual practices among women enrolled in the NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial. Women and Health, 33. 369-376.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial  (S.S. Witte, Investigator, Columbia ERG). (2001). Conceptualizing the Multidimensional Nature of Self-efficacy: Assessment of Situational Context and Level of Behavioral Challenge to Maintain Safer Sex. Health Psychology, 20, 281-290. 

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2000

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Rajah, V., Foleno, A., & Frye, V. (2000). Fear and violence: Raising the HIV stakes. AIDS Education & Prevention, 12(2), 154-170.

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wada, T., & Schilling, R.F. (2000). Drug abuse and partner violence among women in methadone treatment. Journal of Family Violence, 15(3), 209-225.

El-Bassel, N., Schilling, R.F., Gilbert, L., Irwin, K., Faruque, S., & Edlin, B. R. (2000). Sex trading and psychological distress in a street-based sample of low-income urban men. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 32(3), 259-267.

Gilbert, L., El-Bassel, N., Rajah, V., Fontdevila, J., Foleno, A., & Frye, V. (2000). The converging epidemics of drug use, HIV, HCV, and Partner Violence: A Conundrum for Methadone Maintenance Treatment. The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 67(5-6), 452-468.

Gilbert, L., El-Bassel, N., Schilling, R.F., & Wada, T. (2000). Partner violence and sexual HIV risk behavior among women in methadone treatment. AIDS and Behavior, 4(3), 261-269.

Hien, DA & Bukszpan, C. (2000). Rates of interpersonal violence in a “normal” low-income control group. Women and Health, 29(4), 1-16.

Hien DA, & Honeyman, T. (2000). A closer look at the drug abuse-maternal aggression link. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 15(5), 503-522.

Hien DA, Nunes EV, Levin FR, & Fraser, D. (2000). PTSD and short-term outcome in early methadone treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 19, 31-37.

Schilling, R.F., Fernando, D., Fontdevila, J., & El-Bassel, N. (2000). HIV risk reduction among injection drug users: Explaining the lack of anticipated outcomes in a community-level controlled comparison study. Evaluation and Program Planning, 23, 201-313.

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1999

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Krishnan, S., Gaeta, T., Schilling, R.F., & Witte, S. (1999). Partner abuse and sexual risk behavior among women receiving care from emergency departments. Violence and Victims, 13(4), 1-17.

Schilling, R. F., Bidassie, B., & El-Bassel, N. (1999). Detecting cocaine and opiates in urine: Comparing three commercial assays. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 31(3) 305-313.

Witte, S.S. & de Ridder, N. F. (1999). Positive feelings: Group support for children of HIV-infected mothers. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 16, 5-21.

Witte, S., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wada, T., & Schilling, R. F. (1999). Acceptability of the female condom among sex workers in New York City. International Journal of STD’s and AIDS, 10, 162-168.

Witte, S., El-Bassel, N., Krishnan, S., Schilling, R. F., & Bidassie, B. (1999). Correlates of condom coupon redemption among urban sexually transmitted disease clinic patients. Women’s Health Issues, 9(1), 56-64.

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1998

Berman, D, Piacentini, J., Van Rossem, R., Hien, DA, Rotheram-Borus, M. (1998). Effects of acculturation and psychopathology on sexual and substance behavior of suicidal Hispanic adolescents. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 20, 112-125.

El-Bassel, N., Cooper, D., & Chen, D. R. (1998). Social support and social networks among women on methadone. Social Service Review, 72, 379-401.

El-Bassel, N., Cooper, D., Chen, D.R., Schilling, R.F., & Su, K.H. (1998). Personal social networks and HIV status among women on methadone. AIDS Care, 10(6), 735-749.

El-Bassel, N, Guterman, N., Bargal, D., & Su, K.H. (1998). Main and buffering effects of emotional support on job- and health related strains: A national survey of Israeli social workers. Employee Assistance Quarterly, 13(3), 1-18.

El-Bassel, N., Krishnan, S., Schilling, R. F., Witte, S., & Gilbert, L. (1998). Acceptability of the female condom among STD clinic patients. AIDS Education and Prevention, 10(5), 465-480.

El-Bassel, N., Krishnan, S., Witte, S., Schilling, R. F., Catan, V., & Poulin, S. (1998). Correlates of intention to use the female condom among women taking methadone. Women’s Health Issues, 8(2), 112-122.

El-Bassel, N., Schilling, R.F., Ivanoff, A., Chen, D.R., & Hanson, M. (1998). Assessing the World Health Organization's alcohol use disorder identification test among incarcerated women. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 26(3/4), 71-89.

El-Bassel, N., Schilling, R.F., Ivanoff, A., Chen, D.R., Bidassie, B., & Hanson, M. (1998). Stages of change among incarcerated drug using women. Addictive Behavior, 23(3), 384-394.

El-Bassel, N. & Witte, S. (1998). Defining effective HIV prevention strategies for sex workers. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 12(8), 599-603.

Hien DA, Haas GL, & Cook H. (1998). Gender differences in premorbid social adjustment and intimacy motivation in schizophrenia. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 54(1), 35-48.

Hien DA & Hien NM. (1998). Women, violence with intimates, and substance abuse: Relevant theory, empirical findings and recommendations for future research. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 24(3).

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial Group (El-Bassel, Co-PI). (1998). The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial: Reducing sexual risk behavior. Science, 280, 1889-1894.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial  (S. S. Witte, Investigator, Columbia ERG).  (1998). The NIMH HIV Prevention Trial: A randomized, controlled evaluation of risk reduction interventions. Science, 280, 1889-1894.

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1997

El-Bassel, N., Ivanoff, A., Schilling, R.F., Borne, D., & Gilbert, L. (1997). Skills-building and social support enhancement to reduce HIV risk among women in jail. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 24(2), 205-223.

El-Bassel, N., & Schilling, R.F. (1997). Assessing the utility of the Drug Abuse Screening Test in the workplace. Research on Social Work Practice, 7, 99-114.

El-Bassel, N., Schilling, R.F., Irwin, K., Faruque, S., Gilbert, L., Chu, K.T., Serrano, Y., & Edlin, B. R. (1997). Sex trading and psychological distress among women recruited from the streets of Harlem. American Journal of Public Health, 87, 66-70.

Gilbert, L, El-Bassel, N., & Schilling, R.F. (1997). Childhood abuse as a risk for partner abuse among women in methadone maintenance. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 23, 581-595.

Hanson, M., Steward, V., Lundwall, L., Higgins, M., & El-Bassel, N. (1997). Correlates of aftercare attendance by socially disadvantaged alcoholics. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 15(2), 15-29.

Hien DA, Zimberg S, Weissman S, First MB, & Ackerman S. (1997). Dual diagnosis in urban substance abuse and mental health clinics. Psychiatric Services, 48(8), 1058-1064.

Schilling, R. F., Ivanoff, A., El-Bassel, N. & Soffa, F. (1997). Research on HIV-related behavior in transitional correctional settings. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 24(2), 256-277.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Collecting sexually transmitted disease clinic chart data in multisite studies. AIDS, 11, s59-s63.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Conceptual basis and procedures for intervention in a multisite HIV prevention trial. AIDS, 11, s29-s35.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Definition of adverse reactions in clinical trials of a behavioral intervention. AIDS, 11, s55-s57.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Demographic and behavioral predictors of sexual risk in a Multisite HIV prevention trial. AIDS, 11, s21- s27.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Endpoints and other measures in a multisite HIV prevention trial: rational and psychometric properties. AIDS, 11, s37-s47.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Methodological overview of the NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial for populations at risk for HIV. AIDS, 11, s1-s11.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Quality control and quality assurance in HIV prevention research: Model from a multisite HIV prevention trial. AIDS, 11, s49- s53.

The NIMH Multisite HIV Prevention Trial (El-Bassel, Co-PI) (1997). Screening, recruitment and predicting retention of participants in a multisite HIV prevention trial. AIDS, 11, s13-s19.

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1996

El-Bassel, N. (1996). Correlates of return to work after an onset of short-term disability among female union members. Employee Assistance Quarterly, 12(1), 47-72.

El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Schilling, R.F., Ivanoff, A., Borne, D., & Safyer, S.F. (1996). Correlates of crack abuse among incarcerated women: Psychological trauma, social support and coping behavior. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 22, 41-56.

Hien DA, & Scheier, J. (1996). Short-term predictors of outcome for drug-abusing women in detox: A follow-up study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 13(3), 227-231.

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1995

El-Bassel, N., Ivanoff, A., Schilling, R.F., Gilbert, L., & Safyer, S. (1995). Correlates of problem drinking among drug-using incarcerated women. Addictive Behaviors, 20(3), 359-369.

El-Bassel, N., Ivanoff, A., Schilling, R.F., Gilbert, L., Borne, D., & Chen, D. R. (1995). Preventing HIV/AIDS in drug-abusing incarcerated women through skills building and social support enhancement: Preliminary outcomes. Social Work Research, 19, 131-141.

Hien DA. (1995). Prevention of violence against women. In M. Fullilove (Ed.) Women and violence: A background paper, commissioned by the Commission on Women’s Health, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, November.

Icard, L., Schilling, R.F., & El-Bassel, N. (1995). Reducing HIV infection among African Americans by targeting the African American family. Social Work Research, 19, 153-163.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Hadden, B., & Gilbert, L. (1995). Skills-training groups to reduce HIV transmission and drug use among methadone patients. Social Work, 40, 91-101.

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1994

El-Bassel, N., & Schilling, R.F. (1994). Social support and sexual risk taking among women on methadone. AIDS Education and Prevention, 6(6), 506-513.

Hien DA & Levin FR. (1994). Trauma and trauma-related disorders for women on methadone: Prevalence and treatment implications. Journal of Psychoactive Substances, 26(4), Oct-Dec, 421-429.

Schilling, R.F., & El-Bassel, N. (1994). (Reply to letter by C. Brewer commenting on Correlates of Alcohol Use among Methadone Patients.) In Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 18, 767-768.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Ivanoff, A., Gilbert, L., Su, K.H., & Safyer, S. (1994). Sexual risk behavior of incarcerated drug-using women. Public Health Reports, 109(4), 539-547.

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1993

El-Bassel, N., Schilling, R.F., & Turnbull, J., & Su, K.H. (1993). Correlates of alcohol use among methadone patients. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 17(3),681-686.

Fayne M. & Hien DA (1993). Adolescent dual diagnosis. in J. Solomon, S. Zimberg, & E. Shollar (Eds.) Dual diagnosis: Evaluation, treatment and training (pp. 215-235), New York: Plenum Press.

Haas GL, Hien DA, Goldman D, Frances AJ. (1993). Refine bizarre delusions criterion: Reply. American Journal of Psychiatry, 150(6), 995.

Hien DA (1993). Special considerations for dually–diagnosed schizophrenics and their families. in J. Solomon, S. Zimberg, & E. Shollar (Eds.) Dual diagnosis: Evaluation, treatment and training (pp. 193-214), New York: Plenum Press.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., & Glassman, M. (1993). Predictors of changes in sexual behavior among women on methadone. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 19(4), 409-422.

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1992

El-Bassel, N., & Schilling, R.F. (1992). 15-month follow-up of women methadone patients taught skills to reduce heterosexual HIV transmission. Public Health Reports, 107(5), 500-504.

Goldman D, Hien DA, Sweeney JS, Frances AJ & Haas, GL. (1992). Bizarre delusions and DSM–III–R Schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149(4), 454–459.

Icard, L., Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., & Young, D. (1992). Preventing AIDS among black gay men and black gay and heterosexual male intravenous drug users. Social Work, 37(5), 440-445.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., & Gilbert, L. (1992). Drug use and AIDS risks in a soup kitchen population. Social Work, 37(4), 353-358.

Schilling, R. F., El-Bassel, N., Serrano, Y., & Wallace, B. (1992). AIDS prevention strategies for ethnic-racial minority substance users. Journal of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 6(2) 81-90.

Schilling, R. F., Koh, N., Abramowitz, R., & Gilbert, L.  (1992).  Bereavement groups for inner-city children. Research on Social Work Practice, 2 (3), 405-419.

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1991

El-Bassel, N., & Schilling, R.F. (1991). Drug use and sexual behavior of indigent African-American men. Public Health Reports, 106(5), 586-590.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., & Schinke, S.P. (1991). Correlates of drug use, sexual behavior, and attitudes toward safer sex among African-American and Hispanic women in methadone maintenance. Journal of Drug Issues, 21, 685-698.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Leeper, M. A., & Freeman, L. (1991). Acceptance of the female condom by Latin- and African-American women. American Journal of Public Health, 81(10), 1345-1346.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Schinke, S.P., Nichols, S., Botvin, G.J., & Orlandi, M.A. (1991). Sexual behavior, attitudes towards safer sex, and gender among a cohort of 244 recovering I.V. drug users. International Journal of the Addictions, 26(8), 859-877.

Schilling, R.F., El-Bassel, N., Schinke, S.P., Gordon, K., & Nichols, S. (1991). Building skills of recovering women drug users to reduce heterosexual AIDS transmission. Public Health Reports, 106(3), 297-304.

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1990

Kraizer, S.; Witte, S., Fryer, E. and Miyoshi, T. (1990). Children in self care: A new perspective. Child Welfare, 69, 571-581.


1989

Kraizer, S., Witte, S. and Fryer, E. (1989) Child sexual abuse prevention programs: What makes them effective in protecting children. Children Today, 18, (5), 23-27.
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1985

El-Bassel, N., Kresojevich, R., & Schwazbach, L. (1985). The Montague day treatment program: Students and families. (Monograph), New York: Columbia University School of Social Work.

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