Publications

Recent publications

Xu, Y., Towe, S. L., Causey, S. T., Dennis, P. A., & Meade, C. S. (in press). Effects of substance use on monetary delay discounting among people who use stimulants with and without HIV: An ecological momentary assessment study. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 10.1037/a0027384

Towe, S. L., Sullivan, C. A., McKellar, M. S., & Meade, C. S. (in press). Examining the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention in a community sample of persons who use stimulants living in the southern United States. AIDS and Behavior. 10.1007/s10461-020-02987-y

Hall, S. A., Lalee, Z., Bell, R. P., Towe, S. L. & Meade, C. S. (in press). Synergistic effects of HIV and marijuana use on functional brain network organization. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2020.110040

Towe, S. L., Hartsock, J. T., Xu, Y., & Meade, C. S. (in press). Web-based cognitive training to improve working memory in persons with co-occurring HIV infection and cocaine use disorder: outcomes from a randomized controlled trial. AIDS and Behavior. 10.1007/s10461-020-02993-0 

Bell, R.P. Towe, S.L., Lalee, Z., Huettel, S.A., & Meade, C.S. (in press). Neural sensitivity to risk in adults with co-occurring HIV infection and cocaine use disorder. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. 10.3758/s13415-020-00806-4

Towe, S. L., Meade, C. S., Cloak, C. C., Bell, R. P., Baptiste, J., & Chang, L. (in press). Reciprocal influences of HIV and cannabinoids on the brain and cognitive function. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology. 10.1007/s11481-020-09921-y

Meade, C. S., Towe, S. L., Xu, Y., & Rainer, C. (2020). HIV prevalence and associated risks in a respondent-driven sample of illicit stimulant users in a Southern United States city. AIDS and Behavior, 24, 2336–2346. 10.1007/s10461-020-02793-6

Meade, C. S., Bell, R. P., Towe, S. L., & Hall, S. A. (2020). Cocaine-related alterations in fronto-parietal gray matter volume correlate with trait and behavioral impulsivity. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 206, 107757. 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107757

Meade, C. S., Bell, R. P., Towe, S. L., Chen, N. K., Hobkirk, A. L., & Huettel, S. A. (2019). Synergistic effects of marijuana abuse and HIV infection on neural activation during a cognitive interference task. Addiction Biology, 24, 1235–1244. 10.1111/adb.12678

Hobkirk, A. L., Bell, R. P., Utevsky, A. V., Huettel, S., & Meade, C. S. (2019). Reward and executive control network resting-state functional connectivity is associated with impulsivity during reward-based decision making for cocaine users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 194, 32–39. 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.09.013

Skalski, L. M., Martin, B., & Meade, C. S. (2019). Sexual orientation, religious coping, and drug use in a sample of HIV-infected African-American men living in the Southern USA. Journal of Religion and Health, 58, 1368–1381. 10.1007/s10943-019-00791-0

Meade, C. S., Addicott, M., Hobkirk, A. L., Towe, S. L., Chen, N. K., Sridharan, S., & Huettel, S. A. (2018). Cocaine and HIV are independently associated with neural activation in response to gain and loss valuation during economic risky choice. Addiction Biology, 23, 796–809. 10.1111/adb.12529

Skalski, L. M., Towe, S. L., Sikkema, K. J., & Meade, C. S. (2018). Memory impairment in HIV-infected individuals with early and late initiation of regular marijuana use. AIDS and Behavior, 22, 1596–1605. 10.1007/s10461-017-1898-z

Towe, S. L., Horton, O. E., Martin, B., & Meade, C. S. (2018). A comparison of motivations for marijuana use in HIV-positive and HIV-negative adults. AIDS and Behavior, 22, 2807–2814. 10.1007/s10461-018-2123-4

Bell, R. P., Barnes, L. L., Towe, S. L., Chen, N. K., Song, A. W., & Meade, C. S. (2018). Structural connectome differences in HIV infection: brain network segregation associated with nadir CD4 cell count. Journal of Neurovirology, 24, 454–463. 10.1007/s13365-018-0634-4

Khatiwoda, P., Proeschold-Bell, R. J., Meade, C. S., Park, L. P., & Proescholdbell, S. (2018). Facilitators and barriers to naloxone kit use among opioid-dependent patients enrolled in medication assisted therapy clinics in North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal, 79, 149–155. 10.18043/ncm.79.3.149

Berg, M. K., Hobkirk, A. L., Joska, J. A., & Meade, C. S. (2017). The role of substance use coping in the relation between childhood sexual abuse and depression among methamphetamine users in South Africa. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9, 493-499. 10.1037/tra0000207

Lion, R. R., Watt, M. H., Wechsberg, W. M., & Meade, C. S. (2017). Gender and sex trading among active methamphetamine users in Cape Town, South Africa. Substance Use and Misuse, 12, 773-784. 10.1080/10826084.2016.1264964

Meade, C. S., Hobkirk, A. L., Towe, S. L., Chen, N. K., & Huettel, S. A. (2017). Cocaine dependence modulates the effect of HIV infection on brain activation during decision making. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 178, 443-451. 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.05.043

Hobkirk, A.L., Towe, S.L., Patel, P., & Meade, C.S. (2017). Food insecurity is associated with cognitive deficits among HIV-positive, but not HIV-negative, individuals in a United States sample. AIDS and Behavior, 21, 783-791. 10.1007/s10461-016-1514-7

Skalski, L.M., Towe, S.L., Sikkema, K.J., & Meade, C.S. (2017). The impact of marijuana use on memory in HIV-infected patients: a comprehensive review of the HIV and marijuana literatures. Current Drug Abuse Reviews, 9, 126-141.  10.2174/1874473709666160502124503

Meade, C.S., Hobkirk, A.L., Towe, S.L., Chen, N.-K., Bell, R.P., & Huettel, S.A. (2017). Cocaine dependence modulates the effect of HIV infection on brain activation during intertemporal decision making. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 178, 443-451. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.05.043

Towe, S.L., Patel, P., & Meade, C.S. (2017). The acceptability and potential utility of cognitive training to improve working memory in persons living with HIV: a preliminary randomized trails. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 28, 633-643. 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.02.088

Cordero, D.M., Towe, S. L., CHen N. -k., Robertson, K.R., Madden, D.J., Huettel, S.A., & Meade, C.S. (2017). Cocaine dependence does not contribute substantially to white matter abnormalities in HIV infection. Journal of NeuroVirology, 23, 441-450. 10.1007/s13365-017-0512-5

Watt, M. H., Guidera, K. E., Hobkirk, A. L., Skinner, D., & Meade, C. S. (2017). Intimate partner violence among men and women who use methamphetamine: a mixed-methods study in South Africa. Drug and Alcohol Review36, 97–106. 10.1111/dar.12420

Yechoor, N., Towe, S. L., Robertson, K. R., Westreich, D., Nakasuja, N., & Meade, C.S. (2016). Utility of a brief computerized battery to assess HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment in a resource-limited setting. Journal of NeuroVirology, 22,  808-815. 10.1007/s13365-016-0456-1

Meade, C. S., Cordero, D.M., Hobkirk, A.L., Metra, B. M., Chen, N. -K., & Huettel, S.A. (2016). Compensatory activation in fronto-parietal cortices among HIV-infected persons during a monetary decision-making task. Human Brain Mapping, 37, 2455-2457. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23185

Meade, C.S., Lion, R.R., Cordero, D.M., Watt, M.H., Joska, J.A., Gouse, H., & Burnhams, W. (2016). HIV risk behavior among methamphetamine users entering substance abuse treatment in Cape Town. AIDS and Behavior, 10, 2387-2397. 10.1007/s10461-016-1333-x

Towe, S. L., Hobkirk, A. L., Ye, D. G., & Meade, C. S. (2015). Adaptation of the Monetary Choice Questionnaire to accommodate extreme monetary discounting in cocaine users. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 1048-1055.  10.1037/adb0000101

Watt, M. H., Kimani, S. M., Skinner, D., & Meade, C. S. (2016). “Nothing Is Free”: A Qualitative Study of Sex Trading Among Methamphetamine Users in Cape Town, South Africa. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 10.1007/s10508-014-0418-8

Meade, C. S., Towe, S. L., Skalski, L. M., & Robertson, K. R. (2015). Independent effects of HIV infection and cocaine dependence on neurocognitive impairment in a community sample living in the southern United States. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 149, 128-135.  10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.01.034

Gouse, H., Joska, J.A., Lion, R.R., Watt, M.H., Burnhams, W., Carrico, A.W., & Meade, C.S. (2016). HIV sero-prevalence among methamphetamine users seeking substance abuse treatment in Cape Town. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, 580-583. 10.1111/dar.12371

Meade, C.S., Towe, S.L., Watt, M.H., Hobkirk, A., Skinner, D., Myers, B., Kimani, S.M., & Pieterse, D. (2015). HIV testing behaviors and attitudes among community recruited methamphetamine users in a South African township. AIDS and Behavior, 19, 186-191. 10.1007/s10461-014-0795-y

Hobkirk, A.L., Towe, S.L., Lion, R.R., & Meade, C.S. (2015). Primary and secondary HIV prevention among persons with severe mental illness: recent findings. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 12, 406-412. 10.1007/s11904-015-0294-4

Meade, C. S., Towe, S. L., Watt, M. H., Lion, R. R., Myers, B., Skinner, D., Kimani, S. & Pieterse, D. (2015). Addiction and treatment experiences among active methamphetamine users recruited from a township community in Cape Town, South Africa: A mixed-methods study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.04.016

Towe, S.T., Hobkirk, A.L., Ye, D.G., & Meade, C.S. (2015). Adaptation of the Monetary Choice Questionnaire to accommodate extreme monetary discounting in cocaine users. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 1048-1055. 10.1037/adb0000101

Hobkirk, A.L., Watt, M.H., Myers, B., Skinner, D., & Meade, C.S. (2016). A qualitative study of methamphetamine initiation in Cape Town, South Africa. International Journal of Drug Policy, 30, 99-106. 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.10.006

Watt, M.H., Myers, B., Towe, S.L., & Meade, C.S. (2015). The mental health experiences and needs of methamphetamine users in Cape Town: A mixed methods study. South African Medical Journal, 105, 685-688. 10.7196/samjnew.7910

Kimani, S.M., Watt, M.H., Merli, M.G., Skinner, D., Myers, B., Pieterse, D., MacFarlane, J.C., & Meade, C.S. (2014). Respondent driven sampling is an effective method for engaging methamphetamine users in HIV prevention research in South Africa. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 143, 134-140. 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.07.018

Hobkirk, A.L., Watt, M.H., Green, K.T., Beckham, J.C., Skinner, D., & Meade, C.S. (2015). Mediators of interpersonal violence and drug addiction severity among methamphetamine users in Cape Town, South Africa. Addictive Behaviors, 42, 167-171. 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.030

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