Publications

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CREDIT: E. Kang, Xiamen, 2015

HIV & Community

  • Kang, E., Leu, C.S., Synder, J., Robbins, R.N., Bucek, A. & Mellins, C.A. (2018). Caregiver perceptions of environment moderate relationship between neighborhood characteristics and language skills among youth living with perinatal HIV and uninfected youth exposed to HIV in New York City. AIDS Care. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1492698. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Delzell, D.A.P., & Mbonyingabo, C. (2017). Knowledge of HIV transmission and illness stigma: A relationship revisited in rural Rwanda. AIDS Education and Prevention, 29(6), 540-553. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Delzell, D.A.P., Mbonyingabo, C., & Ngendahayo, S. (2016). Exposure to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and survivor attitudes towards génocidaires: 20-year post-script. Journal of Peace Psychology, 22(4), 356-366. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Delzell, D.A.P., McNamara, P.E., Cuffey, J., Cherian, & Matthew, S. (2016). Poverty indicators and mental health functioning among adults living with HIV in Delhi, India. AIDS Care, 28(4), 416-422. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Delzell, D., Chhabra, M., & Oberdorfer, P. (2015). Factors associated with high rates of antiretroviral medication adherence among adolescents living with perinatal HIV in Thailand. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 26(8), 534-541. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Mellins, C.A., Dolezal, C., Elkington, K.S., & Abrams, E.A. (2011). Disadvantaged neighborhood influences on anxiety and depression in children with perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus: How life stressors matter. Journal of Community Psychology, 39(8), 956-971. [ARTICLE]

HIV and Faith-Based Interventions

  • Kang, E. (2015). Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) stigma: Spoiled social identity and Jürgen Moltmann’s trinitarian model of the imago Dei. International Journal of Public Theology, 9(2015), 289-312. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Delzell, D., Chin, J.J., Behar, E., & Li, M.Y. (2013). Influences of stigma and HIV transmission knowledge on member support for faith-placed HIV initiatives in Chinese immigrant Buddhist and Protestant religious institutions in New York City. AIDS Education and Prevention, 25(5), 445-456. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E. (2013). Stigma (pp. 393-396); Orphans (with Kang. C., pp. 315-318); Christianity (with Arute, D., pp. 137-140). In S. Loue (Ed.) HIV/AIDS Reference for Mental Health Professionals. New York: Springer Press. [CHAPTERS]
  • Kang, E., Chin, J.J., & Behar, E. (2011). Faith-based HIV care and prevention in Asian immigrant communities in New York City. Rhetoric or reality? Journal of Psychology & Theology, Special Issue “Faith in Practice: Reflections on Community Psychology in Action” 39, 268-279. [ARTICLE]
  • Chin, J.J., Li, M.Y., Kang, E., Behar, E., & Chen, P.C. (2011). Civic / sanctuary orientations and HIV involvement among Chinese immigrant churches and Buddhist temples in New York City. Global Public Health, Special Issue “HIV and Religion” 6(S2), S210-S226. [ARTICLE]

Pediatric and Young Adult Perinatal HIV

  • Bauermeister, J.A., Elkington, K.S., Robbins, R.N., Kang, E., & Mellins, C.A. (2012). A prospective study of the onset of sexual behavior and sexual risk in youth perinatally infected with HIV. Journal of Sex Research, 49(5), 413-422. [ARTICLE]
  • Brackis-Cott, E., Kang, E., Dolezal, C., Abrams, E., & Mellins, C.A. (2009). The impact of perinatal HIV infection on older school-aged children’s and adolescent’s receptive language and word recognition skills. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 23(6), 415-421. [ARTICLE]
  • Brackis-Cott, E., Kang, E., Dolezal, C., Abrams, E., & Mellins, C.A. (2009). Brief report: Language ability and school functioning of youth perinatally infected with HIV. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 23(3), 158-164. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Mellins, C.A., Ng, WYK, Robinson, L.G. & Abrams, E.A. (2008). Standing between two worlds in Harlem: A developmental psychopathology perspective of perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus and adolescence. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29(2008), 227-237. [ARTICLE]
  • Mellins, C.A., Kang, E., Leu, C.S., Havens, J.F., & Chesney, M. (2003). A longitudinal study of mental health and psychosocial predictors of medical treatment adherence in mothers living with HIV disease. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 17(8), 407-416. [ARTICLE]

HIV and Asians & Pacific Islanders

  • Kang, E. & Rapkin, B.D. (2008). Why tell? Serostatus disclosure and HIV stigma among Asian and Pacific Islander Men Who Sex With Men living with HIV illness in New York City. In S. Loue (Ed.). Health Issues Confronting Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men (p. 197-218), New York: Springer Press. [CHAPTER]
  • Kang, E., Rapkin, B.D., & DeAlmeida C. (2006). Are psychological consequences of stigma enduring or transitory? A longitudinal study of HIV stigma and psychological distress among Asians and Pacific Islanders living with HIV illness. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 20(10), 712-723. [ARTICLE]
  • Chin, J., Kang, E., Kim, H.J., Martinez, J., & Eckholdt, H. (2006). Service delivery for Asians and Pacific Islanders living with HIV/AIDS: Challenges and lessons learned. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 17, 910-927. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Rapkin, B.D., Remien, R.H., Mellins, C.A., & Oh, A. (2005). Multiple dimensions of HIV stigma and psychological distress among Asians and Pacific Islanders living with HIV illness. AIDS & Behavior, 9(2), 145-154. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E., Rapkin, B., Springer, C. & Kim, H.J. (2003). The “demon plague” and access to care among undocumented Asian immigrants living with HIV disease in New York City. Journal of Immigrant Health, 5(2), 49-58. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E. & Rapkin, B. (2003). Adherence to antiretroviral medication among undocumented Asians living with HIV disease in New York City. The Community Psychologist, 36(2), 35-38. [ARTICLE]
  • Kang, E. (1997). Group psychotherapy for Asian Pacific Islander men with HIV disease: Clinical considerations. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 19(2), 176-177.