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Artículos y periódicos

Sánchez-Cardona, I., Rodríguez-Montalbán, R., Acevedo-Soto, E., Nieves-Lugo, K. Torres-Oquendo, F., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2012). Self-efficacy and openness to experience as antecedent of study engagement: An exploratory analysis. Procedia Social and Behavioral Science, 46, 2163-2167. 

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2012). Como el diablo a la cruz: Los hombres y la terapia psicológica. Revista Psicólogo, 2(6). 7-11. [In Spanish]  Disponible en  http://issuu.com/colegiodepsicologos/docs/edicion_6_rps_abierto_low


Toro-Alfonso, J., Urzúa, A., & Sánchez Cardona, I. (2012).  The body in evidence: Body image and eating disorders in a sample of gay men from ten Latin-American countries. Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica, 21, 101-111.  [In Spanish]


Toro-Alfonso, J. (2012).  The current state of research on sexual discrimination. Revista Terapia Psicológica, 30(2), 71-76. [In Spanish}


Toro-Alfonso, J. (In Press). Gender violence or terrorism? Same-sex domestic violence.   Revista Jurídica, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. [In Spanish]

Urzua, A. & Toro-Alfonso, J. & Sánchez, I. (Submmitted). Quality of life among Latin American gay males: The weight of the domains in different countries. Journal of Homosexuality.

 Toro-Alfonso, J., López-Ortiz, M., & Nieves-Lugo, K.  (In Press). Visa for a dream: Gay migration at the Caribbean.   Journal of Caribbean Studies. [In Spanish]



Rodríguez-Rosa, Y. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2011). Token-resistant behavior among university young females: Culture and personality.  Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 45(1), 3-9.  [In Spanish].


Nieves Lugo, K., Sánchez Cardona, I., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2011).  La salud al alcance de los dedos: El uso de la tecnología para el cuidado de la salud. Disponible en http://noticias.universia.pr/ciencia-nn-tt/noticia/2011/01/13/778714/salud-alcance-dedos-uso-tecnologia-cuidado-salud.html


Vera-Martínez, B., Roselló, J., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010). Puerto Rican youth and self-esteem: Efficacy of an intervention model for self-esteem and depression. Revista Puertorriqueña  de Psicología, 21: 35-61. [In Spanish]


Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010, September). Understanding homosexuality or undercover hatred?  El Vocero, September 29th, 2010. p. 26. [In Spanish].


Santiago, M. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010).  The madness of cure: A critical view to reparative therapy for homosexuality and lesbianism.  Revista Salud & Sociedad.  [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J., Nieves, K, & Borrero, N. (2010). Body and masculinity: Eating disorders in males.  Interamerican Journal of Psychology. 44(2), 225-234. [In Spanish]


Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010, July). Zero toleranceEl Nuevo Día, July 27th, 2010, p. 44. [In Spanish]


Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010, March).  Shame: Ethical implications of service abroad. El Nuevo Día, March 30th, 2010, p. 59. [In Spanish]


Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010). Masculinities: Challenge for gender studies. In A. L. Galinkin & C. Santos (Org.), Gênero e Psicologia Social: Interfaces (pp.65-90). Brasilia: TechnoPolitik.  [In Spanish]  

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010). Gender inversion as the limit for acceptance of gay and lesbian people by government employees in Puerto Rico. Cuadernos de la Revista Cayey  #3, 141-158.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010). Body and Gender trans(formed) : An introduction. IDENTIDADES, 8, 87-100.  [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2009, November). The crime with no name.  El Nuevo Día, November 26th, 2009. p. 94. [In Spanish]

Rodríguez-Acevedo, A., Toro-Alfonso, J., & Martínez Taboas, A. (2009). Obsessive compulsive disorder: Listening to hidden voices.  Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología, 20, 7-32. .  [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2009, July). The Supreme Court and a wise Latina woman.  El Nuevo Día, July 17th, p. 60.  [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2009, March). Rome gets lost in Africa .  El Nuevo Día,  March 23, p. 49.  [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2009). Conditioned citizenship: Perception of social exclusion of a sample of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and transgenders in Puerto Rico.  Journal of Social Science, 19, 42-69.  [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Rodríguez-Madera, S. (2009). Intimate partner violence among a sample of Puerto Rican gay men living in New York City: A view on issues of acculturation.  In D.S. Miranda, R. V. Nina, & B. Ortiz Torres (Comp.), Issues of Psychology (pp.203-240). San Juan, P.R.: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas.   [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J., Borrero, N., & Nieves, K. (2008). From social exclusion to university styles: Homophobia at the University of Puerto Rico.  Análisis, IX, 247-273. [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (Ed.) (2007). The body in evidence: Reflections on social and clinical aspects of embodiment. Special Edition. Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología. [InSpanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2007). Together but not joint: Body and gender. Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología. [In Spanish].Available at http://web.me.com/nvaras/RePS/Vol_18_-_2007_files/RePS%20Vol%2018,%20Art%209.pdf

Maysonet, M. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2007). When the body gets the weight: A clinical and social view to morbid obesity. Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología. [In Spanish].Available at http://web.me.com/nvaras/RePS/Vol_18_-_2007_files/RePS Vol 18, Art 7.pdf

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2007). Latino perspectives on sexual orientation: The desire that we do not dare to name. Psychological Perspectives on Sexual Orientation, COMMUNIQUE.Special Section VIII-XIII. Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs (OEMA). AmericanPsychological Association (APA).

Varas Díaz, N. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (Eds.) (2007). International perspectives on AIDS stigma. Special Edition. Journal of Interamerican Psychology, 41(1).

González, M., Santos, M., Dávila, R., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2007). Attitudes towards homosexuals and lesbians among Puerto Rican Public Health graduate students. Puerto Rico Health Science Journal, 26 (3), 221-224.

Escabí, A. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2006). When bodies deceit: A critical approach to the category of intersexuality. [In Spanish] International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 6 (3), 753-772.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2006, August). Teaching sexuality. El Nuevo Día, August 17, p.83.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2006, July). Consecrating prejudice. El Nuevo Día, July 7, p.70.

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Varas-Díaz, N. (2006). Masculinities and homosexualities: From liberation of the norm to resistance of desire. [In Spanish] Journal of Behavior Sciences, 21,169-192.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). Homosexualities: Ethical and methodological challenges for future research on sexuality. [In Spanish]. Journal of Social Sciences, 14, 78-97.

Toro-Alfonso, J., Varas Díaz, N., Andújar-Bello, I., & Nieves-Rosa, L. (2006). Strengths and vulnerabilities of a sample of gay and bisexual male adolescents in Puerto Rico. Journal of Interamerican Psychology, 40 (1), 55-64.. Available at http://www.psicorip.org/Resumos/PerP/RIP/RIP036a0/RIP04006.pdf

Toro-Alfonso, J., Varas-Díaz, N., & Nuñez, J. (2005). Social networks for people living with HIV/AIDS: From isolation to total citizenship through social action. [In Spanish] Journal of Social Sciences, 13, 28-51.

Rodríguez-Madera, S., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). Description of a domestic violence measure for Puerto Rican gay males. Journal of Homosexuality, 50, 155-173.

Amico, K. R., Toro-Alfonso, J., & Fisher, J. D. (2005). An empirical test of the Information, Motivation, Behavioral Skills model of antiretroviral therapy adherence. AIDS Care,17:6, 661-673.

Varas Díaz, N., Toro-Alfonso, J., & Serrano-García, I. (2005). My body, my stigma: Body interpretations in a sample of people living with HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico. TheQualitative Report, 10(1), 122-142. Retrieved from http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR0-1/varas diaz.pdf

Varas-Díaz, N. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). Stigmatization of HIV/AIDS and the gregarious life: Contradictions in the development of a support network for people living with HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico. Behavior Sciences Journal, 20, 111-142. [In Spanish]

Rodríguez-Madera, S., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). Gender as an obstacle in HIV/AIDS prevention: Efforts for male-to-female transgenders. International Journal of Transgenderism, 8(2/3), 113-122.

Varas-Díaz, N., Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). Morality, risk, the body, and reason as underline theoretical basis for the health enterprise in Puerto Rico: Do healthy people really exist? La Catarsis de Quirón, 3(1). Retrieved from http://www.lcdq.org/Articulos/LA_MORALIDAD_EL_RIESGO_EL_CUERPO_Y_LA_RAZÓN.htm [In Spanish]

Varas-Díaz, N., Serrano-García, I., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). AIDS related stigma and social interaction: Puerto Ricans living with HIV/AIDS. Qualitative Health Research Journal,15, 169-187.

Serrano-García, I., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2004, Fall). Latin America and the Caribbean: So close, and yet so far. Psychology and AIDS Exchange, 32/33, 24-27.

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Rodríguez-Madera, S. (2004). Sexual coercion in a sample of Puerto Rican gay males: Implications for HIV prevention. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services: Issues in Pra ctice, Policy, and Research, 17(1), 47-58.

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Varas-Díaz, N. (2004). The others: Prejudice and social distance toward gay and lesbians in a sample on university students. [In Spanish] International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 4(3), 537-551.

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Rodríguez-Madera, S. (2004). Domestic violence in Puerto Rican gay male couples: Prevalence, intergenerational violence, addictive behaviors, and conflict resolution skills. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19(6), 639-654.

Rodríguez-Madera, S., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2003). The community we do not mention: Social vulnerability, high risk, and HIV/AIDS in the transgender community in Puerto Rico [In Spanish]. Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología, 14, 7-40.

Zea, M. C., Jernewall, N., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2003, March). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual psychology and ethnic minority issues over the last 10 years. [Special Section: Providing a voice for ethnic minority issues in psychology]. Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs Communique, iv-vi.

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Varas-Díaz, N. (2003). A conceptual framework for empowerment of people living with HIV/AIDS: A collaborative effort between Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic [In Spanish]. Perspectivas Psicológicas, 3/4, 171-183.

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Rodríguez-Madera, S. (2003). Violencia doméstica en parejas de hombres gay puertorriqueños: Prevalencia, violencia intergeneracional, conductas adictivas y destrezas de manejo de conflictos. [In Spanish] Perspectivas Psicológicas, 3/4, 162-170.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2003,May 30). Proposal for College of Psychology professionals in Puerto Rico. [In Spanish] El Nuevo Día. p.81.

Varas-Díaz, N., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2003). Public policies related to HIV/AIDS: Tension between individual and collective needs, an agenda for psychology interventions in Latin America [In Spanish]. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 35:2, 195-206.

Varas-Díaz, N., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2003). Incarnating Stigma: Visual Images of the Body with HIV/AIDS [59 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: QualitativeSocial Research [On-line Journal], 4(3). Available at: http://www.qualitativeresearch.net/fqs-texte/3-03/3-03varastoro-e.htm

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Serrano-García, I. (Eds.)(2003). Esfuerzos Conjuntos hacia la Innovación: El VIH/SIDA y las Mujeres. Behavior Sciences Journal, Vol. 18(1), 1-11. [In Spanish]

Varas-Díaz, N., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2002). A review of HIV/AIDS related policies in Puerto Rico: Implications for psychology. Journal of Caribbean Studies, 30, 7-38. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J., Varas-Díaz, N., & Andujar-Bello, I. (2002). Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS prevention program intervention targeting Latino gay men and men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico. AIDS Education and Prevention, 14, 445-456.

Varas-Díaz, N., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2002). Juggling individual and collective concerns in HIV/AIDS policies: A view from Latin America. Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review, 7, 2/3, 106-7.

Rodríguez-Madera, S., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2002). To be or not to be: Gender transgression as a subject of study of psychology. [In Spanish] Advances in Clinical Psychology, 20, 63-78.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2001, November). Solidarity with New York: Psychology in service and training. CUSEP Informa, 5; 2.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2001) (Ed.) HIV/AIDS: Challenges for research and action. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 35(2). [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2001). Introduction, HIV/AIDS: Challenges for research and action. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 35(2). 5-14. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2000). The development of an HIV prevention program for Gay men in PuertoRico: A model for the Caribbean. Interamerican Journal of Psychology. 34(1), 173-193.[In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1999, Dec 1st.). There still will be AIDS at 2000. El Nuevo Día. p.98.

Maldonado, M., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1999 April). The HIV/AIDS epidemic among the Latino community in the United States. Update. Washington, DC: National Minority AIDS Council.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1999). Hidden in the closet: Same sex domestic violence, Implications for HIV intervention. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services. 9(1), 69-79.

Malavé, S., García, A., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1998). Conocimiento y Actitudes hacia el SIDA deun grupo de Adolescentes, entre las edades de 14 a 17 años, de Residenciales Públicos dePuerto Rico. Behavior Sciences Journal, 13(1), 17-34. [In Spanish]

Ortíz, M., García, A., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1998). Impacto del VIH/SIDA en el funcionamiento de un grupo de familias en Puerto Rico. Behavior Sciences Journal, 13, 35-46. [In Spanish]

Vargas, E., & Toro Alfonso, J. (1998). Intervención terapéutica en la pena anticipada de mujeres con VIH/SIDA. Behavior Sciences Journal, 13(1), 47-68. [In Spanish]

Serrano-García, I., Hernández, M., Galarza, M., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1997). Non-penetrative outcomes for HIV/AIDS prevention among Latinos/as. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 14-19, Chicago, Illinois.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1997). La violencia doméstica en la comunidad gay y lésbica en Puerto Rico.Onda Apretada. Núm. 2. ProMujer, Recinto Universitario de Cayey: Cayey, P. R.

Toro-Alfonso, J., Pacheco,-Bou, W., Hernández Cartagena, M., Arroyo, L.E., Torres-Burgos, N.,Galarza, M., Serrano García, I., García, D., & Resto Olivo, J. (1996). Inventario de conducta sexual para mujeres. San Juan, Puerto Rico: CUSEP-UPR. [In Spanish]

Pacheco-Bou, W., Hernández Cartagena, M., Arroyo, L.E., Torres Burgos, N., Galarza, M.,García, D., Ocasio, I., Resto Olivo, J., Serrano-García, I., Rosario, W., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1996). Escala de Información Básica de SIDA. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Centro Universitario de Servicios y Estudios Psicológicos. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1995). Work in health promotion in a population of male transvestite sexual workers in San Juan (Puerto Rico) and the prevention of the HIV virus. Advances in Latin American Clinical Psychology, 13 (1) 55-70. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1995, October). (Editorial) Una amplia visión. Alborada. 3-4. Fundación SIDA de Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1994, May). Adolescents and HIV/AIDS and World AIDS Day. El Nuevo Día.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1994, December). Editorial. ¿Existe en Puerto Rico la necesidad de programas de tratamiento de drogas? Alborada. 3. Fundación SIDA de Puerto Rico.

Pestronk, R., Oxman, G., Gillis, C. Dempster, J., Badgett, J.T., Garret, E., D., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1993). Managed outcomes: A Strategy to improve the Nation.s health. Journal of the American. Academy of Nurse Practitioner, 6 (3).

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1993). The Development of an intervention model for the prevention of the HIV/AIDS among homosexual men in Puerto Rico 1993-1995, Facilitators Manual.Funded by the Puerto Rico Health Department. Fundación SIDA: San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1993, January). (Editorial) Hacia una política pública sobre SIDA. Alborada.3-4. Fundación SIDA de Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1993, June). (Editorial) Alborada. 1-2. Fundación SIDA de Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1993, December). (Editorial) Tres visionarios: Una década de servicios y prevención. Alborada. 3. Fundación SIDA de Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1991). Una alegoría sobre la Homosexualidad. Caribbean Heat Gay Community Newsletter.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1991, December). (Editorial) Un año más de servicio y esfuerzo. Alborada (3 y 19) Fundación SIDA de Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J.., (1990). Entre Hombres Intervention Program: Training Manual for Latino gay men volunteers Program. N.Y.: Hispanic AIDS Forum New York.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1989). SIDA: Factores sicosociales: Una intervención familiar. Perspectivas de la Educación en Salud, 14, 29-34.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1989). Procedures manual for case management in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico AIDS Foundation, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1989). Homosexuality in Puerto Rico. GAY HOTSA. Spain.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1988, July 19). AIDS and adolescent. El Nuevo Día.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1988). Internal Homophobia: Looking for the Inner Oppressor. MACHO TIPS Journal. México.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1988). AIDS: Implications for Homosexual Self-help Supports Efforts ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 277-912.

Toro-Alfonso, J., (1983, July 7). A Glance at Homosexuality, CLARIDAD.13-14.

Libros y capítulos

Nieves-Lugo, K. & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2012). Challenges to antiretroviral adherence: Health beliefs, social support and gender role in non-adherent men living with HIV in Puerto Rico. In C.H. García Cadena, R. Ballester Arnal, & J. A. Piña López (Eds.), Chronic diseases and medication adherence behaviors: Psychological research in Ibero-American countries (pp. 153-173). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2011). Preface: Homophobia, the apparent socially-accepted prejudice.  In L. Nieves-Rosa. Homophobia: Social work and public policies (pp.1-12). San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. [In Spanish]

Presentación de libro en Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala:

Toro-Alfonso, J. (Ed.) (2011). Sexualidad y Género: Temas de Actualidad. Guatemala: Ediciones Norma. Librería Sophos, Guatemala.  25 de noviembre de 2011. 

Toro-Alfonso, J. (Ed.) (2011). Sexuality and gender: Actual issues. Guatemala. Editorial Norma. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2011). Sexual and reproductive health as a human right. In J. Toro-Alfonso (Ed.), Sexuality and gender: Actual issues (pp. ix-xxi). Guatemala. Editorial Norma. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. & Martínez-Taboas, A. (Eds.) (2011). Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders: Notes about their health from psychology.  San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. .   [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2011). Child you are…parent you will be: Review about research on homoparentalities. In J. Toro-Alfonso & A. Martínez-Taboas (Eds.), Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender: Notes about their health from psychology (pp. 117-140).  San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas.    [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2010). Masculinities: Challenge for gender studies. In A. L. Galinkin & C. Santos (Org.), Gênero e Psicologia Social: Interfaces (pp.65-90). Brasilia: TechnoPolitik.  [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (Ed.) (2009).  Perspectives on gender and sexuality: Towards a society respectful of Diversity.  Guatemala: GTZ & Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. [In Spanish].http://sophosenlinea.com/libro/perspectivas-sobre-genero-y-sexualidad-en-guatemala_55439

Toro-Alfonso, J. (Ed.) (2009). Masculinity in evidence: Research on masculinities. San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. [In Spanish]. Available at

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2008). Subordinate masculinitites. San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. [In Spanish].http://www.publicacionespr.com/cgi-bin/show_libro.cgi?id=429

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2008). When youth surprise: Perspectives on development and family with gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth. In R. Nina (Ed.), Multidisciplinary approach to adolescence in the Caribbean (pp.46-65). San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Gaviota. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. & Varas-Díaz, N. (2008). Exclusion and HIV/AIDS stigma internalization among men who have sex with men in the Dominican Republic: Implications for health in Latin America and the Caribbean. In J.A. Piña & J.J. Sánchez-Sosa (Coord.), Contribution of psychology to the issue of HIV/AIDS: Research and intervention (pp.235-262). México, DF: UniSon-Plaza y Valdés-UNAM. [In Spanish].

Medina, E. J., Toro-Alfonso, J., & Baños, O. (2007). No more at the ink bottle, Gay men: Our lives and HIV in Central America and the Caribbean. Los Angeles, CA: AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2007). Through the way of exclusion: Homophobia and citizenship. San Juan, P.R.: Puerto Rico Civil Rights Commission. [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2007). Compromised identities: AIDS, mental health, and citizenship of Puerto Rican gay males. In N. Varas Díaz & F. Cintrón (Eds.), Stigma and health in Puerto Rico: Detrimental consequences of the alternate. (pp. 123-146). San Juan, Puerto Rico: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. [In Spanish].

Toro-Alfonso, J. (Ed.) (2007). Reflections on gender and sexuality. Guatemala City,Guatemala: F & G Editores. [In Spanish].Available at AMAZON.COM   http://www.amazon.com/dp/9992261617  

Toro-Alfonso, J., Rodríguez-Madera, S., Acosta Pérez, E., & Ruiz, Y. (2005). Training needs assessment for secondary prevention at governmental and non-governmental HIV/AIDS service organizations in Puerto Rico: From the academy for the community. In N. Varas-Díaz & I. Serrano-García (Eds.), Community Psychology: Reflections, implications, and new paths (pp. 245-269). San Juan, Puerto Rico: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. [In Spanish] Available at http://www.publicacionespr.com/cgi-bin/show_libro.cgi?id=312

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Rodríguez-Madera, S. (Eds.) (2005). Beyond gender: Domestic violence among same-sex couples. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Ediciones Huracán. [In Spanish]  Available at http://libreriaisla.com/mm5/merchant.mvcScreen=PROD&Store_Code=LI&Product_Code=1932913025&Category_Code=josetoroalfonso

Rodríguez-Madera, S., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2005). Gender as an obstacle in HIV/AIDS Prevention: Considerations for the development of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts for Male-to-Female Transgenders. In W. Bockting, & E. Avery (Eds.), Transgender health and HIV prevention: Needs assessment studies from transgender communities (pp. 113-122). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Bernal, G., Toro-Alfonso, J., & Santiago, I. J. (2005). University Center for Psychological Services and Research: Psychotherapy training. In G. Bernal, & A. Martínez-Taboas (Eds.), Theory and practice of psychotherapy in Puerto Rico (pp. 337-356). San Juan, PR: Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J., & Varas-Díaz, N. (2004). El desarrollo de redes de apoyo para hombres que tienen sexo con hombres y viven con VIH/SIDA: Alternativa para la intervención en política pública. In C. Cáceres, T. Frasca, M. Pecheny & V. Terto (Eds.), Ciudadanía sexual en América Latina: Abriendo el debate (pp. 79-92). Lima, Perú: Universidad Cayetano Heredia. [In Spanish] http://www.scribd.com/doc/11433215/ciudadania-sexual-en-america-latina-abriendo-el-debate-2004

Rodríguez-Madera, S., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2004). Como en tu casa: El legado de la violencia intergeneracional en las relaciones de pareja en un grupo de hombres gay puertorriqueños. En L. Oblitas (Ed.), Manual de psicología de la salud. México, DF: Thompson Iberoamerica. [In Spanish].

Varas-Díaz, N., Serrano-García, I., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (2004). Stigma and social difference: HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Ediciones Huracán. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (2002). Risk and vulnerability. In C. Cáceres, M. Pecheny & V. Terto (Eds.), AIDS and sex among men in Latin America: Vulnerabilities, strengths, and proposals for action. (pp. 81-102) Lima, Perú; University of Heredia and the Joint Program for AIDS of the United Nations (UNAIDS). [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1999). Domestic violence among same sex partners in the Gay and Lesbian community in Puerto Rico: Approaching the issue, In S. Lundy & B. Leventhal (Eds.),Same sex domestic violence: Strategies for change. (pp. 157-164) Newbury Park, CA:SAGE. Available at http://www.amazon.com/Same-Sex-Domestic-Violence-Strategies-against/dp/0761903232

Schifter, J., Madrigal, J., & Toro-Alfonso, J. (1997). Ojos que no ven...Psiquiatría y homofobia..San José, Costa Rica: Editorial ILPES. [In Spanish]

Toro-Alfonso, J. (1997). Identificando al opresor que llevamos adentro, In J. Schifter, J. Madrigal & J. Toro-Alfonso (Eds.), Ojos que no ven...Psiquiatría y homofobia. (pp.211-222) San José, Costa Rica: Editorial ILPES. [In Spanish]

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