An Innovative HIV Prevention Intervention Using Social Networking Technology
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01381653|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 27, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Sexual Risk Substance Use||Other: Behavioral: HIV prevention intervention|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||An Innovative HIV Prevention Intervention Using Social Networking Technology|
|Study Start Date :||November 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2013|
|Study Completion Date :||March 2013|
Experimental: Motivational Interviewing
Eight 30-minute sessions utilizing Motivational Interviewing will be delivered to reduce substance use and sexual risk in a group of high risk young men who have sex with men.
Other: Behavioral: HIV prevention intervention
Substance using HIV-negative young men who have sex with men who engage in sexual risk and use social networking (Facebook) will be recruited and enrolled in a brief intervention utilizing Motivational Interviewing over chat window to reduce their substance use and sexual risk. They will also evaluate their intervention experience at the end of their eight sessions and post-assessment.
Other Name: Reductions in sexual risk and substance use
- feasibility and acceptability of intervention delivery [ Time Frame: 1 month ]Participants (N=40) who received eight 30-minute sessions of Motivational Interviewing (to reduce substance use and sexual risk) over instant messaging on Facebook will be interviewed to evaluate the intervention delivery and structure, including their perceived connection with the counselor and concerns with receiving an intervention online.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01381653
|United States, New York|
|Hunter College, CUNY, Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training|
|New York, New York, United States, 10001|
|Principal Investigator:||Corina T Lelutiu-Weinberger, PhD||Hunter College, CUNY, Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training|