Depression as a factor predicting health-related variables.
|Authors, year of |
|Study location||Study population||Study method||Predicted variable||Correlates tested||Outcomes|
Garofalo et al., (2006) ||Chicago||51 MTF minorities, 16–25 years (HIV funding, community agency)||Survey|
Sexual risk cognition
|Depression rates similar to general population. |
No variables assoc. w/HIV status except African-American.
Nuttbrock et al., (2013) ||New York City||230 MTF, HIV negative at baseline, recruited throughout community||Interview|
Unprotected receptive anal intercourse (URAI)
|Depr. symptoms||Depr. symptoms led to higher risk of URAI.|
Depr. symptoms increased risks of HIV/STIs.
Operario and Nemoto, 2005 ||San Francisco||110 API MTF, venue based recruiting (and AIDS service orgs.)||Interview||URAI||Suicide attempt |
Sex assign. surgery
|Sex work in past month and ever attempted suicide associated with URAI.|