Frank J Elgar

Summary

Affiliation: Carleton University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Body weight dissatisfaction and communication with parents among adolescents in 24 countries: international cross-sectional survey
    Haleama Al Sabbah
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 9:52. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in alcohol and drug use among Canadian adolescents, 1990-2006
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 56:243-7. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Social capital reduces socio-economic differences in child health: evidence from the Canadian Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children study
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 101:S23-7. 2010
  4. pmc Income inequality, trust, and population health in 33 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Public Health 100:2311-5. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Income inequality, trust and homicide in 33 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Public Health 21:241-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Income inequality and school bullying: multilevel study of adolescents in 37 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 45:351-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-report screening for overweight and obesity. Evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:423-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal and paternal depressive symptoms and child maladjustment: the mediating role of parental behavior
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:943-55. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Antecedent-consequence conditions in maternal mood and child adjustment: a four-year cross-lagged study
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:362-74. 2003
  10. doi request reprint The 'freshman 5': a meta-analysis of weight gain in the freshman year of college
    Rachel A Vella-Zarb
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Health 58:161-6. 2009

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Publications17

  1. pmc Body weight dissatisfaction and communication with parents among adolescents in 24 countries: international cross-sectional survey
    Haleama Al Sabbah
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 9:52. 2009
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  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in alcohol and drug use among Canadian adolescents, 1990-2006
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 56:243-7. 2011
    ..To report trends in rates of drunkenness, alcohol use, and drug use among Canadian adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social capital reduces socio-economic differences in child health: evidence from the Canadian Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children study
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 101:S23-7. 2010
    ..To examine whether adolescents' exposure to neighbourhood social capital, which is defined as levels of trust, cohesion and cooperation, reduces socio-economic differences in physical and psychological health outcomes...
  4. pmc Income inequality, trust, and population health in 33 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Public Health 100:2311-5. 2010
    ..I examined the association between income inequality and population health and tested whether this association was mediated by interpersonal trust or public expenditures on health...
  5. doi request reprint Income inequality, trust and homicide in 33 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Public Health 21:241-6. 2011
    ..Past research sensed the importance of these causal paths but few have examined them using tests of statistical mediation...
  6. doi request reprint Income inequality and school bullying: multilevel study of adolescents in 37 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 45:351-9. 2009
    ..To examine the association between income inequality and school bullying in an international sample of preadolescents and to test for mediation of this association by the availability of social support from families, peers, and schools...
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-report screening for overweight and obesity. Evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:423-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to test the validity of this method and to describe age and gender trends in self-report bias in height, weight, and BMI...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal and paternal depressive symptoms and child maladjustment: the mediating role of parental behavior
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:943-55. 2007
    ..Interventions for parents whose symptoms of depression interfere with parenting responsibilities could help reduce the risk of some childhood disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antecedent-consequence conditions in maternal mood and child adjustment: a four-year cross-lagged study
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:362-74. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that maternal depression increases the risk of adjustment problems in children, and vice versa, underscoring the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology...
  10. doi request reprint The 'freshman 5': a meta-analysis of weight gain in the freshman year of college
    Rachel A Vella-Zarb
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Health 58:161-6. 2009
    ..1) To use the available research to estimate the amount of weight gained by college freshman during their first year of college. (2) To identify potential predictors of freshman weight gain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-administered psychosocial treatments for children and families
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 59:321-39. 2003
    ..How psychologists and health care systems respond to the opportunities associated with self-administered treatments for children will likely affect the face of the profession and the health of children in the future...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mutual influences on maternal depression and child adjustment problems
    Frank J Elgar
    Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University, 53 Park Place, CF10 3WT, Wales, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:441-59. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Stress, coping, and behavioural problems among rural and urban adolescents
    Frank J Elgar
    School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT, UK
    J Adolesc 26:577-88. 2003
    ..Results suggest that adolescents may utilize many coping strategies that serve little benefit in terms of behavioural outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the Conduct Disorder Rating Scale
    Daniel A Waschbusch
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, NY, USA
    Assessment 14:65-74. 2007
    ..Although further research with this new tool is warranted, results indicated that the CDRS is well suited to observational and clinical studies of CD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Drinking and motivations to drink among adolescent children of parents with alcohol problems
    Melanie Chalder
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:107-13. 2006
    ..To study the influences of parental alcohol problems on adolescents' alcohol consumption and motivations to drink alcohol...
  16. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and alcohol use: a multilevel analysis of drinking and drunkenness in adolescents in 34 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Family Social Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Eur J Public Health 15:245-50. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to explore the contextual influences of income inequality on alcohol use and frequency of drunkenness in adolescents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Temporal relations in daily-reported maternal mood and disruptive child behavior
    Frank J Elgar
    School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:237-47. 2004
    ..Mutual influences on maternal and child functioning were interpreted in the context of interpersonal mechanisms that mediate psychological problems within families and their implications for treatment...