Julia Catherine Brasileiro

Works (13)

Updated: May 29th, 2024 05:00

2024 journal article

Adolescents' pornography viewing frequency and its relationship with condom attitudes

SEXUAL HEALTH, 21(3).

By: E. Galper, L. Widman*, J. Brasileiro* & S. Noar

Ed(s): M. Lim

author keywords: adolescents; condom attitudes; health promotion; media effects; pornography; pornography viewing frequency; sexual health; sexuality
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 22, 2024

2023 article

Evaluation of a Brief Online Sexual Health Program for Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Trial

McCrimmon, J., Widman, L., Javidi, H., Brasileiro, J., & Hurst, J. (2023, April 3). HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE, Vol. 4.

By: J. McCrimmon n, L. Widman n, H. Javidi*, J. Brasileiro n & J. Hurst n

author keywords: sexual health; health disparities; adolescent health
TL;DR: HEART was effective in increasing sexual assertiveness, sexual communication intentions, HIV/STI knowledge, condom attitudes, and safer sex self-efficacy compared to the control condition, suggesting the program worked equally well for all groups of youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2023

2023 journal article

Parents’ attitudes towards the content of sex education in the USA: Associations with religiosity and political orientation

Sex Education, 1, 1–17.

By: J. Hurst n, L. Widman n, J. Brasileiro n, A. Maheux*, R. Evans-Paulson & S. Choukas-Bradley*

author keywords: Sex education; parenting; religion; political orientation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 23, 2023

2023 article

Whose Job Is It Anyway? Parents' Perspectives of Responsibilities for Educating Their Children About Sex

Astle, S., & Brasileiro, J. (2023, November 2). SEXUALITY RESEARCH AND SOCIAL POLICY.

By: S. Astle* & J. Brasileiro n

author keywords: Parent-child sexual communication; Gender differences; Quantitative; Parent responsibility; Sex education
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 20, 2023

2022 journal article

National trends and disparate access to formal and informal sex education among youth involved with the child welfare system in the USA

Sex Education, 10, 1–17.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n, K. Norwalk n, J. Mccrimmon n & L. Mullins n

author keywords: Sex education; youth involved with the child welfare system; family planning; contraception; sexual health
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: November 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Parent–child communication and adolescent sexual decision making: An application of family communication patterns theory.

Journal of Family Psychology, 36(3), 449–457.

By: J. Hurst n, L. Widman n, A. Maheux*, R. Evans-Paulson, J. Brasileiro n & N. Lipsey*

author keywords: family communication patterns; sexual decision making; adolescence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adolescent Behavior / psychology; Communication; Condoms; Decision Making; Female; Humans; Male; Parent-Child Relations; Sexual Behavior / psychology
TL;DR: The interaction between conversation and conformity orientation was associated with adolescent sexual self-efficacy and intentions to communicate about sex with partners and highlighted the importance of understanding general communication processes beyond the frequency of parent-child sexual communication. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 article

Examining the link between sexual self-concept and sexual communication among adolescents

Evans-Paulson, R., Widman, L., Brasileiro, J., Maheux, A. J., & Choukas-Bradley, S. (2021, September 2). COMMUNICATION QUARTERLY, Vol. 69.

By: R. Evans-Paulson, L. Widman n, J. Brasileiro n, A. Maheux* & S. Choukas-Bradley*

author keywords: Sexual self-concept; sexual communication; sex-positive; sexual health; adolescence
TL;DR: Adolescents who reported having had sexual intercourse had more positive sexual self-concepts as well as more frequent partner sexual communication compared to adolescents without sexual intercourse experience. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2021

2021 journal article

Identifying gaps in training on sexual health for caregivers of adolescents in foster care

Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 17(2), 119–129.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n, S. Spiva n & K. Norwalk n

author keywords: Caregivers of youth in foster care; adolescent sexual health; training; HIV/STI prevention
TL;DR: Training caregivers of youth in foster care on how to engage with youth about sexuality and sexual risk reduction may be an effective strategy for improving the sexual health outcomes of this vulnerable population of youth. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: September 20, 2021

2021 journal article

REDEVELOPING A DIGITAL SEXUAL HEALTH INTERVENTION FOR ADOLESCENTS TO ALLOW FOR BROADER DISSEMINATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV AND STD PREVENTION

AIDS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION, 33(2), 89–102.

By: H. Javidi n, L. Widman n, N. Lipsey n, J. Brasileiro n, F. Javidi* & A. Jhala n

author keywords: adolescent sexual health; digital health intervention; development; program adaptation; implementation science; evaluation
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Female; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Health Education / methods; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Promotion / methods; Humans; Implementation Science; Male; Pregnancy; Pregnancy in Adolescence / prevention & control; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Safe Sex; Self Efficacy; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: The process of adapting, reprogramming, and evaluating the new program, which may serve as a guide for investigators seeking to adapt behavioral interventions onto digital platforms, is described, which is an open-source intervention that can be easily adapted for new populations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Sexual self-efficacy and sexual communication among adolescent girls: moderated mediation results from a randomized controlled trial

Psychology & Health, 11, 1–15.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n & J. Hurst n

author keywords: Sexual communication; sexual self-efficacy; program acceptability; adolescent sexual health; moderated mediation
TL;DR: Results highlight the need to further ‘unpack’ the effects of other sexual health programs, as they showed that programs may work better under certain conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Social self-efficacy and sexual communication among adolescents in the United States: a cross-sectional study

SEXUAL HEALTH, 18(2), 172–179.

By: J. Brasileiro n, L. Widman n, R. Evans n & H. Javidi n

author keywords: adolescent sexual health; sexual communication; social self-efficacy; sexual assertiveness; safer sex; sexual behaviours; teenagers; positive; negative psychological constructs
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Communication; Condoms; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Safe Sex; Self Efficacy; Sexual Behavior; Sexual Partners; United States
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 17, 2021

2020 journal article

Association of Sexual Health Interventions With Sexual Health Outcomes in Black Adolescents A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

JAMA PEDIATRICS, 174(7), 676–689.

By: R. Evans n, L. Widman n, M. Stokes, H. Javidi n, E. Hope n & J. Brasileiro n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Black or African American; Humans; Morbidity / trends; Outcome Assessment, Health Care; Safe Sex / ethnology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Health / statistics & numerical data; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / ethnology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; United States / epidemiology
TL;DR: The findings suggest that sexual health interventions are associated with improvements in sexual well-being among black adolescents, and there appears to be a need for wide-scale dissemination of these programs to address racial disparities in sexual health across the US. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 10, 2020

2020 review

Sexual Health Programs for Latinx Adolescents: A Meta-analysis

[Review of ]. PEDIATRICS, 146(1).

By: R. Evans n, L. Widman n, M. Stokes, H. Javidi n, E. Hope n & J. Brasileiro n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Humans; Safe Sex / psychology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Health; Sexual Partners / psychology
TL;DR: Sexual health interventions have a small but significant impact on improving safer sexual behavior among Latinx adolescents and health educators should consider the importance of cultural tailoring to program success. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 14, 2020

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