Select publications

Safren SA, O'Cleirigh CM, Bullis JR, Otto MW, Stein MD, & Pollack MH. Cognitive behavioral therapy for adherence and depression (CBT-AD) in HIV-infected injection drug users: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology. 2012; 80(3): 404.

Safren SA, Thomas BE, Mayer KH, Biello KB, Mani J, Vijaylakshmi R, Periyasamy M, Swaminathan S, Mimiaga MJ. A pilot RCT of an intervention to reduce HIV sexual risk and increase self-acceptance among MSM in Chennai, India. AIDS and Behavior. 2014; 18(10): 1904-1912.

Safren SA, Mayer KH, Ou S, McCauley M, Grinsztejn B, Hosseinipour M, Kumarasamy N, Gamble T, Hoffman I, Celentano D, Chen YQ, Cohen M for the HPTN 052 study team. Adherence to Early Antiretroviral Therapy: Results from HPTN 052, A Phase III, Multinational Randomized Trial of ART to Prevent HIV-1 Sexual Transmission in Serodiscordant Couples. JAIDS. 2015; 69(2): 234-40.

Safren SA, Perry NS, Blashill AJ, O’Cleirigh CO, Mayer KH. The cost and intensity of behavioral interventions to promote HIV treatment for prevention among HIV-positive MSM. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 2015; 44(7): 1833-41.

Safren SA, Bedoya CA, O'Cleirigh C, Biello KB, Pinkston MM, Stein MD, Traeger L, Kojic E, Robbins GK, Lerner JA, Herman DS, Mimiaga MJ, & Mayer KH. Cognitive behavioural therapy for adherence and depression in patients with HIV: a three-arm randomised controlled trial. Lancet HIV. 2016; 3(11): e529-538.


An almost comprehensive list of Dr. Safren's publications can be found on his NCBI page and on his CV.