Maria Ekstrand, PhD

Professor

Publications
  1. The Role of HIV Stigma in ART Adherence and Quality of Life Among Rural Women Living with HIV in India.
  2. Randomized controlled trial of a community-based intervention on HIV and nutritional outcomes at 6 months among women living with HIV/AIDS in rural India.
  3. HIV stigma is a barrier to achieving 90-90-90 in India.
  4. Improving mental health through integration with primary care in rural Karnataka: study protocol of a cluster randomized control trial.
  5. Information, Motivation, and Self-Efficacy Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in the State of Maharashtra, India.
  6. Disclosure of HIV Status to Infected Children in South India: Perspectives of Caregivers.
  7. Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy on Reduction of Recidivism Among Recently Incarcerated Homeless Women: A Pilot Study.
  8. Household Food Insecurity as Mediator of the Association Between Internalized Stigma and Opportunistic Infections.
  9. HIV Stigma Reduction for Health Facility Staff: Development of a Blended- Learning Intervention.
  10. Alcohol Use and Experiences of Partner Violence Among Female Sex Workers in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, India.
  11. Correlates of Treatment Readiness among Formerly Incarcerated Homeless Women.
  12. Recommendations for the Development of a Mobile HIV Prevention Intervention for Men Who Have Sex With Men and Hijras in Mumbai: Qualitative Study.
  13. Substance Use, Mental Health, HIV Testing, and Sexual Risk Behavior Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the State of Maharashtra, India.
  14. Relationships Among Adherence and Physical and Mental Health Among Women Living with HIV in Rural India.
  15. Chronic Disease Self-Management Challenges among Rural Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh, India: A Qualitative Study.
  16. Achieving Drug and Alcohol Abstinence Among Recently Incarcerated Homeless Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-Case Management With a Health Promotion Program.
  17. Alcohol use, expectancies and HIV-related sexual risk: a cross-sectional survey of male migrant workers in South India.
  18. Collaborative Care for Mental Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A WHO Health Systems Framework Assessment of Three Programs.
  19. Development of a Novel Tablet-based Approach to Reduce HIV Stigma among Healthcare Staff in India.
  20. Quality of Life Among Women Living With HIV in Rural India.
  21. Women living with AIDS in rural Southern India: Perspectives on mental health and lay health care worker support.
  22. Violent Crime in the Lives of Homeless Female Ex-Offenders.
  23. Partnerships in mental healthcare service delivery in low-resource settings: developing an innovative network in rural Nepal.
  24. Sexual identity and behavior in an online sample of Indian men who have sex with men.
  25. Harassment and Violence Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Hijras After Reinstatement of India's "Sodomy Law".
  26. Perspectives on disclosure among children living with HIV in India.
  27. Stigmas, symptom severity and perceived social support predict quality of life for PLHIV in urban Indian context.
  28. Sexual Preferences and Presentation on Geosocial Networking Apps by Indian Men Who Have Sex With Men in Maharashtra.
  29. Recommendations from primary care providers for integrating mental health in a primary care system in rural Nepal.
  30. Recruitment Strategies of Indian Men Who Have Sex with Men in the State of Maharashtra Into an Online Survey.
  31. Female Ex-Offender Perspectives on Drug Initiation, Relapse, and Desire to Remain Drug Free.
  32. Breaking Bad News: Patient Preferences and the Role of Family Members when Delivering a Cancer Diagnosis.
  33. Evidence-Based Programming of HIV Care and Support: Is the Psychosocial "Optional"?
  34. Is pregnancy planning associated with background characteristics and pregnancy-planning behavior?
  35. Food Insecurity and Its Relation to Psychological Well-Being Among South Indian People Living with HIV.
  36. ASHA-Life Intervention Perspectives Voiced by Rural Indian Women Living With AIDS.
  37. Real-time feedback for improving compliance to hand sanitization among healthcare workers in an open layout ICU using radiofrequency identification.
  38. Preconception care policy, guidelines, recommendations and services across six European countries: Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
  39. Mobile phones and sex work in South India: the emerging role of mobile phones in condom use by female sex workers in two Indian states.
  40. Novel tetra-peptide insertion in Gag-p6 ALIX-binding motif in HIV-1 subtype C associated with protease inhibitor failure in Indian patients.
  41. Reducing HIV stigma among nursing students: a brief intervention.
  42. Gender-based attitudes, HIV misconceptions and feelings towards marginalized groups are associated with stigmatization in Mumbai, India.
  43. Eroding gains in safe sex behavior, HIV/AIDS knowledge, and risk perceptions among royal Thai Navy conscripts after 28 years of the AIDS epidemic in Thailand.
  44. Quality of life and psychosocial well-being among children living with HIV at a care home in Southern India.
  45. Pregnancy planning and lifestyle prior to conception and during early pregnancy among Danish women.
  46. Prevalence and drivers of HIV stigma among health providers in urban India: implications for interventions.
  47. Twelve-month follow-up of advance provision of emergency contraception among teenage girls in Sweden-a randomized controlled trial.
  48. Evaluation of WHO immunologic criteria for treatment failure: implications for detection of virologic failure, evolution of drug resistance and choice of second-line therapy in India.
  49. Impact of Asha intervention on stigma among rural Indian women with AIDS.
  50. Human APOBEC3G-mediated hypermutation is associated with antiretroviral therapy failure in HIV-1 subtype C-infected individuals.
  51. Long-term efficacy of first line antiretroviral therapy in Indian HIV-1 infected patients: a longitudinal cohort study.
  52. Correlates of stigma among rural Indian women living with HIV/AIDS.
  53. Alcohol consumption patterns and sexual risk behavior among female sex workers in two South Indian communities.
  54. Blame, symbolic stigma and HIV misconceptions are associated with support for coercive measures in urban India.
  55. Stigma is associated with delays in seeking care among HIV-infected people in India.
  56. Reasons for and correlates of antiretroviral treatment interruptions in a cohort of patients from public and private clinics in southern India.
  57. High rates of adherence and treatment success in a public and public-private HIV clinic in India: potential benefits of standardized national care delivery systems.
  58. Selection of nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-associated mutations in HIV-1 subtype C: evidence of etravirine cross-resistance.
  59. Treatment switching in South Indian patients on HAART: what are the predictors and consequences?
  60. Challenges experienced by rural women in India living with AIDS and implications for the delivery of HIV/AIDS care.
  61. Sex education in Swedish schools as described by young women.
  62. Stigma and HIV risk among Metis in Nepal.
  63. Suboptimal adherence associated with virological failure and resistance mutations to first-line highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Bangalore, India.
  64. Exposing oneself and one's partner to sexual risk-taking as perceived by young Swedish men who requested a Chlamydia test.
  65. Women's existential experiences within Swedish abortion care.
  66. Depression is not an inevitable outcome of disclosure avoidance: HIV stigma and mental health in a cohort of HIV-infected individuals from Southern India.
  67. Perceptions of Women Living with AIDS in Rural India Related to the Engagement of HIV-Trained Accredited Social Health Activists for Care and Support.
  68. Two sides of the same story: alcohol use and HIV risk taking in South India.
  69. Developing useful highly active antiretroviral therapy adherence measures for India: the Prerana study.
  70. HIV-related stigma: adapting a theoretical framework for use in India.
  71. Men who have sex with men and transgenders in Mumbai, India: an emerging risk group for STIs and HIV.
  72. Sexual behavior among men who have sex with women, men, and Hijras in Mumbai, India--multiple sexual risks.
  73. Uncovering implicit theories of HIV prevention providers: it takes a community.
  74. Alcohol use by men is a risk factor for the acquisition of sexually transmitted infections and human immunodeficiency virus from female sex workers in Mumbai, India.