Keck School Faculty

Bryce McDavitt, PhD
Bryce McDavitt, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences (Part-Time)
Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences
1031 W. 34th Street University Park Campus Los Angeles
Dr. McDavitt is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is a gay-centered Jungian psychologist with fifteen years’ experience in research, teaching, and psychotherapy. His research interests include the mental health of gay men, psychoanalytic approaches to self-esteem, health behaviors of sexual and ethnic minorities, and innovative qualitative research methods.

Dr. McDavitt received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. He trained at the Los Angeles LGBT Center and Valley Community Counseling Clinic.

Antiretroviral Adherence Trajectories Among Black Americans Living with HIV AIDS Behav. 2018 Oct 17. . View in PubMed

This is who we are: building community for HIV prevention with young gay and bisexual men in Beirut, Lebanon Cult Health Sex. 2018 Jun; 20(6):690-703. . View in PubMed

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Rise, a Community-Based Culturally Congruent Adherence Intervention for Black Americans Living with HIV Ann Behav Med. 2017 Dec; 51(6):868-878. . View in PubMed

This is who we are: building community for HIV prevention with young gay and bisexual men in Beirut, Lebanon Cult Health Sex. 2017 Sep 18; 1-14. . View in PubMed

Association of Internalized and Social Network Level HIV Stigma With High-Risk Condomless Sex Among HIV-Positive African American Men Arch Sex Behav. 2016 Aug; 45(6):1347-55. . View in PubMed

Increasing Antiretroviral Adherence for HIV-Positive African Americans (Project Rise): A Treatment Education Intervention Protocol JMIR Res Protoc. 2016 Mar 29; 5(1):e45. . View in PubMed

Dissemination as Dialogue: Building Trust and Sharing Research Findings Through Community Engagement Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 Mar 17; 13:E38. . View in PubMed

Medical mistrust among social network members may contribute to antiretroviral treatment nonadherence in African Americans living with HIV Soc Sci Med. 2016 09; 164:133-140. . View in PubMed

Association of Internalized and Social Network Level HIV Stigma With High-Risk Condomless Sex Among HIV-Positive African American Men Arch Sex Behav. 2016 08; 45(6):1347-55. . View in PubMed

AIDS Behav. 2016 Jan; 20(1):137-46. . View in PubMed

Social Network Characteristics Moderate the Association Between Stigmatizing Attributions About HIV and Non-adherence Among Black Americans Living with HIV: a Longitudinal Assessment Ann Behav Med. 2015 Dec; 49(6):865-72. . View in PubMed

Getting PrEPared for HIV Prevention Navigation: Young Black Gay Men Talk About HIV Prevention in the Biomedical Era AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2015 Sep; 29(9):490-502. . View in PubMed

"Dude, You're Such a Slut!" Barriers and Facilitators of Sexual Communication Among Young Gay Men and Their Best Friends J Adolesc Res. 2014 Jul; 29(4):464-498. . View in PubMed

"Becoming bold": alcohol use and sexual exploration among Black and Latino young men who have sex with men (YMSM) J Sex Res. 2014; 51(6):696-710. . View in PubMed

Using peer ethnography to address health disparities among young urban Black and Latino men who have sex with men Am J Public Health. 2013 May; 103(5):849-52. . View in PubMed

Community HIV treatment advocacy programs may support treatment adherence AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Feb; 24(1):1-14. . View in PubMed

'Their type of drugs': perceptions of substance use, sex and social boundaries among young African American and Latino gay and bisexual men Cult Health Sex. 2012; 14(10):1183-96. . View in PubMed

The cellular generation and a new risk environment: implications for texting-based sexual health promotion interventions among minority young men who have sex with men AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012; 2012:247-56. . View in PubMed

Use and perceptions of the internet for sexual information and partners: a study of young men who have sex with men Arch Sex Behav. 2011 Aug; 40(4):803-16. . View in PubMed

'Gay boy talk' meets 'girl talk': HIV risk assessment assumptions in young gay men's sexual health communication with best friends Health Educ Res. 2011 Jun; 26(3):489-505. . View in PubMed

The impact of recent stressful experiences on HIV-risk related behaviors J Adolesc. 2010 Jun; 33(3):463-75. . View in PubMed

"God Made me Gay for a Reason": Young Men who have Sex with Men's Resiliency in Resolving Internalized Homophobia from Religious Sources J Adolesc Res. 2009 Sep 01; 24(5):601-633. . View in PubMed

Strategies Used by Gay and Bisexual Young Men to Cope with Heterosexism J Gay Lesbian Soc Serv. 2008 Oct 01; 20(4):354-380. . View in PubMed

Integrating professional and folk models of HIV risk: YMSM's perceptions of high-risk sex AIDS Educ Prev. 2008 Jun; 20(3):220-38. . View in PubMed

Making Informed Decisions: How Attitudes and Perceptions Affect the Use of Crystal, Cocaine and Ecstasy among Young Men who Have Sex with Men J Drug Issues. 2007; 37(3):643-674. . View in PubMed

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