Loren Brener

Senior Research Fellow
Senior Lecturer

Dr Loren Brener is a Research Fellow in the National Centre in HIV Social Research.

Publications

Conference Presentations
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Brener L, 2016, 'Experiences of diagnosis, treatment and care among Aboriginal people living with hepatitis C', presented at 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference, Gold Coast, 29 September 2016 - 01 October 2016
2016
Journal articles
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Addo IY; Brener L; Asante AD; de Wit J, 2019, 'Socio-cultural beliefs about an ideal body size and implications for risk of excess weight gain after immigration: a study of Australian residents of sub-Saharan African ancestry', Ethnicity and Health, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2019.1607261
2019
Bryant J; Brener L; Pepolim L; Harrod ME, 2019, 'Care, agency and criminality: Making sense of authorised extended distribution in the accounts of key stakeholders', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 71, pp. 56 - 61,
2019
Brener L; Murphy DA; Ellard J; Cama E; Fraser N; Murray J, 2019, 'Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to hepatitis C among gay and bisexual men in the era of direct-acting antivirals: implications for treatment and prevention', Culture, Health and Sexuality,
2019
Kjelsaas K; Mecklenburgh N; von Hippel C; Brener L, 2019, 'For Better or Worse: Facebook Use and Wellbeing Among Community Mental Health Care Clients', The Journal of nervous and mental disease, vol. 207, pp. 659 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001025
2019
Horwitz R; Brener L; Meissner F; Rothermund K; von Hippel W; von Hippel C, 2019, 'Identification with drug use among young adults who are at risk of transitioning to more serious use', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106072
2019
Addo IY; Brener L; Asante AD; de Wit J, 2019, 'Socio-cultural beliefs about an ideal body size and implications for risk of excess weight gain after immigration: a study of Australian residents of sub-Saharan African ancestry', Ethnicity and Health,
2019
von Hippel C; Brener L; Rose G; von Hippel W, 2019, 'Perceived inability to help is associated with client-related burnout and negative work outcomes among community mental health workers', Health and Social Care in the Community, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12821
2019
Brener L; Murphy DA; Ellard J; Cama E; Fraser N; Murray J, 2019, 'Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to hepatitis C among gay and bisexual men in the era of direct-acting antivirals: implications for treatment and prevention', Culture, Health and Sexuality, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2019.1615125
2019
Rose G; von Hippel C; Brener L; von Hippel B, 2018, 'Attitudes of people working in mental health non-governmental organisations in Australia: A comparison with other mental health professionals', Health Psychology Open, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2055102918765413
2018
von Hippel C; Brener L; Horwitz R, 2018, 'Implicit and explicit internalized stigma: Relationship with risky behaviors, psychosocial functioning and healthcare access among people who inject drugs', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 76, pp. 305 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.08.036
2018
Cama, E ; Brener L; Slavin, S ; de Wit J, 2017, 'The relationship between negative responses to HIV status disclosure and psycho-social outcomes among people living with HIV', Journal of Health Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1359105317722404
2017
Cama E; Brener L; Wilson H; von Hippel C, 2016, 'Internalized Stigma Among People Who Inject Drugs', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 51, pp. 1664 - 1668, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2016.1188951
2016
Wilson H; Brener L, 2016, 'Current Perspectives on Consumer Participation among Non Government Drug and Alcohol Service Staff in New South Wales', Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education, vol. 06, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0711.1000400
2016
Cama E; Brener L; Slavin S; De Wit J, 2015, 'The impact of HIV treatment-related stigma on uptake of antiretroviral therapy', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 27, pp. 739 - 742, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2014.998614
2015
Brener L; Murphy DA; Cama EJ; Ellard J, 2015, 'Hepatitis C risk factors, attitudes and knowledge among HIV-positive, HIV-negative and HIV-untested gay and bisexual men in Australia', Sexual Health, vol. 12, pp. 411 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14239
2015
Wolff N; Von Hippel C; Brener L; Von Hippel W, 2015, 'Implicit identification with drug and alcohol use predicts retention in residential rehabilitation programs', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, vol. 29, pp. 136 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/adb0000004
2015
Cama EJ; Wilson H; Mackenzie A; Brener L, 2015, 'Hepatitis C Stigma and Empowerment Through Positive Speaking in Sydney, Australia', Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, vol. 25, pp. 418 - 431, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/casp.2222
2015
Wolff N; Von Hippel C; Brener L; Von Hippel W, 2015, 'Implicit identification with drug and alcohol use predicts retention in residential rehabilitation programs', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, vol. 29, pp. 136 - 141,
2015
Wolff N; von Hippel C; Brener L; von Hippel W, 2015, 'Implicit identification with drug and alcohol use predicts retention in residential rehabilitation programs.', Psychology of Addictive Beahviors, vol. 20, pp. 148 - 153
2015
Cama EJ; Wilson H; Mackenzie A; Brener L, 2015, 'Hepatitis C Stigma and Empowerment Through Positive Speaking in Sydney, Australia', Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, vol. 25, pp. 418 - 431,
2015
Treloar C; Gray R; Brener L; Jackson C; Saunders V; Johnson P; Harris M; Butow P; Newman C, 2014, '“I can’t do this, it’s too much”: building social inclusion in cancer diagnosis and treatment experiences of Aboriginal people, their carers and health workers', International Journal of Public Health, vol. 59, pp. 373 - 379,
2014
Brener L; Wilson H; Slavin S; De Wit J, 2013, 'The impact of living with HIV: Differences in experiences of stigma for heterosexual and homosexual people living with HIV in Australia', Sexual Health, vol. 10, pp. 316 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12170
2013
Brener L; Callander D; Slavin S; De Wit J, 2013, 'Experiences of HIV stigma: The role of visible symptoms, HIV centrality and community attachment for people living with HIV', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 25, pp. 1166 - 1173,
2013
Brener L; Rose G; Von Hippel C; Wilson H, 2013, 'Implicit attitudes, emotions and helping intentions of mental health workers towards their clients', Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol. 201, pp. 460 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0b013e318294744a
2013
Brener L; Callander D; Slavin S; de Wit J, 2013, 'Experiences of HIV stigma: the role of visible symptoms, HIV centrality and HIV-positive community attachment for people living with HIV', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio - Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 25, pp. 1166 - 1173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2012.752784
2013
Brener L; Ellard JM; Murphy DA; Callander D, 2013, 'Perceptions and deflections: Associations between attitudes towards people with hepatitis C and testing for hepatitis C among Australian gay and bisexual men', Sexual Health, vol. 10, pp. 268 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12179
2013
Brener L; von Hippel C; Horwitz R; Hamwood J, 2013, 'The impact of pluralistic ignorance on the provision of health care for people who inject drugs.', Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 20, pp. 1240 - 1249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1359105313510336
2013
Brener L; Von Hippel WH; Von Hippel C, 2012, 'Exploring the relationship between implicit self-representation and drug use', Addiction Research and Theory, vol. 20, pp. 133 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/16066359.2011.580067
2012
Brener L; Wilson H; Rose G; Mackenzie A; de Wit J, 2012, 'Challenging stereotypes and changing attitudes: improving quality of care for people with hepatitis C through Positive Speakers programs', Psychology, Health and Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 242 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2012.701753
2012
Rose G; Beale I; Malone J; Higgin J; Whiticker M; Brener L, 2012, 'Problematic substance use in two mental health NGOs, and staff, client and general public attitudes towards problematic substance use amongst people with mental illness', Mental Health and Substance Use: Dual Diagnosis, vol. 5, pp. 275 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17523281.2012.702518
2012
Von Hippel C; Brener L, 2012, 'Specificity of discrimination: Does it matter from whence it comes?', Journal of Applied Social Psychology, vol. 42, pp. 1029 - 1042,
2012
de Wit J; Brener L; Slavin S, 2012, 'Resilience as a mediator of the mental health impacts of HIV-related stigma', PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH, vol. 27, pp. 32 - 32, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307232000075&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2012
Von Hippel C; Brener L, 2011, 'Specificity of discrimination: Does it matter from whence it comes?', Journal of Applied Social Psychology, vol. 42, pp. 1029 - 1042, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1559-1816.2011.00851.x
2011
Brener L; Von Hippel WH; Kippax SC; Preacher K, 2010, 'The role of physician and nurse attitudes in the health care of injecting drug users', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 45, pp. 1007 - 1018, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10826081003659543
2010
Horwitz R; Brener L; Treloar C; Sabri W; Moreton R; Sedrak A, 2010, 'Australian Egyptian community’s understanding of hepatitis C, their knowledge of virus transmission and treatment and attitudes towards people with hepatitis C', Contemporary Drug Problems, vol. 37, pp. 659 - 683
2010
Von Hippel WH; Brener L; Von Hippel CD, 2008, 'Implicit prejudice toward injecting drug users predicts intentions to change jobs among drug and alcohol nurses', Psychological Science, vol. 19, pp. 7 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02037.x
2008
Brener L; Von Hippel WH, 2008, 'Measuring attitudes toward injecting drug users and people with hepatitis C', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 43, pp. 295 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10826080701202627
2008
Brener L; Von Hippel WH, 2008, 'Measuring attitudes towards injecting drug users and people with hepatitis C', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 43, pp. 295 - 302
2008
Brener L; Von Hippel WH; Kippax SC, 2007, 'Prejudice among health care workers toward injecting drug users with hepatitis C: Does greater contact lead to less prejudice?', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 18, pp. 381 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2007.01.006
2007
Brener L; Vallino-Napoli LD; Reid J; Reilly S, 2003, 'Accessing the evidence to treat the dysphagic patient: Can we get it? Is there time?', Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language and Hearing, vol. 8, pp. 36 - 43
2003
Brener L; Vallino-Napoli L; Reid J; Reilly S, 2003, 'Accessing the evidence to treat the dysphagic patient: Can we get it?  Is there time?', Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language and Hearing, vol. 8, pp. 36 - 43
2003
Pauw I; Brener L, 2003, '`You are just whores - you can`t be raped.` Barriers to safer sex practices among women street workers in Cape Town.', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 5, pp. 465 - 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/136910501185198
2003
Pauw, I. ; Brener L, 1998, 'Naming the dangers of working on the street', Agenda, vol. 13, pp. 80 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10130950.1997.9675673
1998
Reports
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Brener L; Horwitz R; Marshall A; Newman C, 2019, Impact of stigma and discrimination experienced by priority populations affected by STIs and BBVs in the ACT, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney
2019
Brener L; Horwitz R; Marshall A; Newman C, 2019, Impact of stigma and discrimination experienced by priority populations affected by STIs and BBVs in the ACT, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney
2019
Brener L; Horwitz R; von Hippel , 2017, Pluralistic Ignorance – a report on a different approach to understanding stigma and discrimination, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5a863948da929
2017
Brener L; von Hippel C; Horwitz R, 2017, Implicit and explicit internalised stigma: Relationship with risky behaviours, psychosocial functioning and healthcare access among people who inject drugs, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5a86251749666
2017
Rose GJ; von Hippel C; Brener L; von Hippel W, 2016, Inclusion and mental health: professionals compared (report 4), Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2016
Rose GJ; von Hippel C; Brener L; von Hippel W, 2016, Inclusion and mental health: professionals compared (report 3), Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2016
Rose GJ; von Hippel C; Brener L; von Hippel W, 2016, Inclusion and mental health: professionals compared (report 2), Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2016
Rose GJ; von Hippel C; Brener L; von Hippel W, 2016, Inclusion and mental health: professionals compared (report 1), Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2016