Esme Fuller-Thomson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Carrying the pain of abuse: gender-specific findings on the relationship between childhood physical abuse and obesity in adulthood
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Obes Facts 6:325-36. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The long arm of parental addictions: the association with adult children's depression in a population-based study
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 1A1 Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:95-101. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Gender-specific association between childhood adversities and smoking in adulthood: findings from a population-based study
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1
    Public Health 127:449-60. 2013
  4. pmc The Hispanic Paradox and older adults' disabilities: is there a healthy migrant effect?
    Esme Fuller Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1786-814. 2013
  5. pmc Older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) limitations: immigration and other factors associated with institutionalization
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3264-79. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Is childhood physical abuse associated with anxiety disorders among adults?
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair, Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 17:735-46. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with the household income of persons living with HIV/AIDS in China
    Xiulan Zhang
    School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, China
    Glob J Health Sci 4:108-16. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The link between childhood sexual abuse and myocardial infarction in a population-based study
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 36:656-65. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Evidence supporting an independent association between childhood physical abuse and lifetime suicidal ideation
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:279-91. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The association between depression and thyroid disorders in a regionally representative Canadian sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 17:335-45. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Carrying the pain of abuse: gender-specific findings on the relationship between childhood physical abuse and obesity in adulthood
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Obes Facts 6:325-36. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint The long arm of parental addictions: the association with adult children's depression in a population-based study
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 1A1 Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:95-101. 2013
    ..These findings underscore the intergenerational consequences of drug and alcohol addiction and reinforce the need to develop interventions that support healthy childhood development. ..
  3. doi request reprint Gender-specific association between childhood adversities and smoking in adulthood: findings from a population-based study
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1
    Public Health 127:449-60. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc The Hispanic Paradox and older adults' disabilities: is there a healthy migrant effect?
    Esme Fuller Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1786-814. 2013
    ..Our findings underline the importance of considering nativity when planning for health interventions to address the needs of the growing Hispanic American older adult population...
  5. pmc Older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) limitations: immigration and other factors associated with institutionalization
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3264-79. 2012
    ..This variation suggests that aggregating data across the AAPI groups obscures meaningful differences among these subpopulations and substantial inter-group differences may have important implications in the long-term care setting...
  6. doi request reprint Is childhood physical abuse associated with anxiety disorders among adults?
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair, Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 17:735-46. 2012
    ..The findings of this research suggest that the relationship between CPA and anxiety may be largely explained by co-morbid mood disorders...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with the household income of persons living with HIV/AIDS in China
    Xiulan Zhang
    School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, China
    Glob J Health Sci 4:108-16. 2012
    ..Possible government and workplace policy initiatives that endeavor to increase income and mitigate the economic impact of HIV/AIDS on households are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint The link between childhood sexual abuse and myocardial infarction in a population-based study
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 36:656-65. 2012
    ..e., socioeconomic status, social support, mental health) and traditional cardiovascular risk factors (i.e., age, race, obesity, smoking, physical inactivity, diabetes mellitus)...
  9. doi request reprint Evidence supporting an independent association between childhood physical abuse and lifetime suicidal ideation
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:279-91. 2012
    ..32-6.04; men = 3.57, 95% CI = 2.08-6.14). These findings suggest childhood physical abuse is independently associated with suicidal ideation and highlight the importance of providing preventative treatment to childhood abuse survivors...
  10. doi request reprint The association between depression and thyroid disorders in a regionally representative Canadian sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 17:335-45. 2012
    ..Results suggest that women with thyroid disorders are more vulnerable to depression, and socio-demographic correlates of depression are similar among women with and without thyroid disorders...
  11. doi request reprint The association between depression, suicidal ideation, and stroke in a population-based sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Stroke 7:188-94. 2012
    ..Stroke survivors often experience poststroke depression and suicidal ideation...
  12. doi request reprint Individuals with fibromyalgia and depression: findings from a nationally representative Canadian survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Sandra Rotman Chair, Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 32:853-62. 2012
    ..The findings may help clinicians target mental health assessments and interventions for their patients with fibromyalgia...
  13. pmc Black-White disparities in disability among older Americans: further untangling the role of race and socioeconomic status
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1
    J Aging Health 21:677-98. 2009
    ..To explore the impact of adjusting for income and education on disparities in functional limitations and limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs) between Black and White older Americans...
  14. pmc Basic ADL disability and functional limitation rates among older AMERICANS from 2000-2005: the end of the decline?
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1333-6. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Remission from depressive symptoms among older adults with mood disorders: findings of a representative community sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:744-60. 2009
    ..To determine factors associated with remission in a community-dwelling sample of older Canadians with mood disorders...
  16. doi request reprint The robust association between childhood physical abuse and osteoarthritis in adulthood: findings from a representative community sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1554-62. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Factors associated with depression and suicidal ideation among individuals with arthritis or rheumatism: findings from a representative community survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:944-50. 2009
    ..To investigate factors associated with depression and suicidal ideation among individuals with arthritis or rheumatism...
  18. pmc Comparison of disability rates among older adults in aggregated and separate Asian American/Pacific Islander subpopulations
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 101:94-100. 2011
    ..We assessed the prevalence and adjusted odds of 4 types of disability among 7 groups of older Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) subpopulations, both separately and aggregated, compared with non-Hispanic Whites...
  19. doi request reprint Is childhood physical abuse associated with peptic ulcer disease? Findings from a population-based study
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Interpers Violence 26:3225-47. 2011
    ..Prospective studies that apply the biopsychosocial model are likely to be the most effective for identifying the pathways that connect childhood physical abuse and ulcer disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health decline among recent immigrants to Canada: findings from a nationally-representative longitudinal survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 102:273-80. 2011
    ..We analyzed prospective cohort data to identify the factors associated with health decline among new immigrants...
  21. ncbi request reprint American Indian/Alaskan Native grandparents raising grandchildren: findings from the Census 2000 Supplementary Survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Work 50:131-9. 2005
    ..Implications for social work practice are presented and recommendations for policy and research are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of comorbid mood disorders in a representative sample of Canadians with type 1 diabetes
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Diabetes Complications 24:297-300. 2010
    ..To compare the lifetime prevalence of mood disorders among those with and without type 1 diabetes...
  23. doi request reprint Factors associated with depression among individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome: findings from a nationally representative survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
    Fam Pract 25:414-22. 2008
    ..Most previous research regarding chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and depression has relied on clinical samples. The current research determined the prevalence and correlates of depression among individuals with CFS in a community sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and limitations in activities of daily living: a multilevel analysis of the 2003 American Community Survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health 122:221-8. 2008
    ..This study examined whether state income inequality was associated with an individual's limitations in activities of daily living (ADL) when controlling for the individual's demographic and socio-economic characteristics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Depression and inflammatory bowel disease: findings from two nationally representative Canadian surveys
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 12:697-707. 2006
    ..It is important for clinicians to assess depression and suicidal ideation among their patients with active IBD symptoms, particularly among those reporting moderate to severe pain...
  26. pmc Functional limitations among older American Indians and Alaska natives: findings from the census 2000 supplementary survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 95:1945-8. 2005
    ..001). American Indian and Alaska Natives have high disability rates, and many are not receiving benefits for which they qualify...
  27. ncbi request reprint Canadian First Nations grandparents raising grandchildren: a portrait in resilience
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 60:331-42. 2005
    ..Implications for policy, practice, and research are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Housing issues and realities facing grandparent caregivers who are renters
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Gerontologist 43:92-8. 2003
    ..This study determined the prevalence of grandparents raising grandchildren who are living in rental housing and explored the sociodemographic characteristics and challenges faced by such renters...
  29. doi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of suicidal ideation in a representative sample of Canadians with type 1 diabetes
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculties of Social Work and Medicine, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:e9-11. 2009
    ..Data from a regionally representative sample were obtained from the Canadian Community Health Survey conducted by Statistics Canada. We compared the lifetime prevalence of suicidal ideation among those with and without Type 1 diabetes...
  30. ncbi request reprint American grandparents providing extensive child care to their grandchildren: prevalence and profile
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada
    Gerontologist 41:201-9. 2001
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  31. doi request reprint The association between depression and epilepsy in a nationally representative sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 50:1051-8. 2009
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  32. ncbi request reprint Falling through the social safety net: food stamp use and nonuse among older impoverished americans
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
    Gerontologist 48:235-44. 2008
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  33. doi request reprint Making a link between childhood physical abuse and cancer: results from a regional representative survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 115:3341-50. 2009
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  34. pmc Examining the lag time between state-level income inequality and individual disabilities: a multilevel analysis
    Tahany M Gadalla
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Public Health 98:2187-90. 2008
    ..Income inequality in 1986 had the strongest correlation with 2006 disability levels. Odds ratios were consistently 10% higher for those born in the same state compared with the total population...
  35. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction associated with recency of immigration to Ontario
    G Saposnik
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    QJM 103:253-8. 2010
    ..OBJECTIve: To determine the risk of AMI among new immigrants compared to long-term residents, and, among those who develop AMI, their short- and long-term mortality rate...
  36. ncbi request reprint A profile of grandparents raising grandchildren in the United States
    E Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada
    Gerontologist 37:406-11. 1997
    ..Implications for further research, policy, and practice are discussed...
  37. doi request reprint Acculturation and disability rates among Filipino-Americans
    Leanne R De Souza
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:462-71. 2013
    ..Males may be more sensitive to acculturation-effects than females due to culturally prescribed roles and gender-specific experiences at the time of immigration...
  38. ncbi request reprint Walking the red road: the role of First Nations grandparents in promoting cultural well-being
    Grace E Thompson
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 76:55-78. 2013
    ..protection." Identified benefits of rejuvenating traditions and grandparent involvement included cultural healing and joy...
  39. pmc Canadians without regular medical doctors. Who are they?
    Y Talbot
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto U of T, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 47:58-64. 2001
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  40. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes among Filipina-Canadian women
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 32:113-9. 2010
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  41. doi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with colorectal cancer screening in Canadian women
    Sarah Brennenstuhl
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:775-84. 2010
    ..This representative study investigated the prevalence and factors associated with women's use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening...
  42. doi request reprint The association between childhood physical abuse and heart disease in adulthood: findings from a representative community sample
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 34:689-98. 2010
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  43. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation among individuals whose parents have divorced: findings from a representative Canadian community survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 187:150-5. 2011
    ..Future research should focus on the mechanisms linking parental divorce and suicidal ideation...
  44. doi request reprint Investigating the association between childhood physical abuse and migraine
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Headache 50:749-60. 2010
    ..Recent clinical and population-based studies suggest that adults who were physically abused as children are more likely to experience migraine than those who were not abused...
  45. doi request reprint A systematic review of education for the prevention of HIV/AIDS among older adults
    Dorota Milaszewski
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Evid Based Soc Work 9:213-30. 2012
    ..Additional outreach and research on HIV/AIDS prevention among older adults is needed...
  46. doi request reprint Risk of premature stroke in recent immigrants (PRESARIO): population-based matched cohort study
    G Saposnik
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 55 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1R6, Canada
    Neurology 74:451-7. 2010
    ..We determined the risk of acute stroke associated with recency of immigration...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pre-conceptional folic acid supplement use according to maternal country of birth
    Alice Han
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 31:222-6. 2009
    ..In Canada, the risk of NTD may differ across certain ethnic groups. It is not known whether pre-conceptional folic acid supplement use varies according to a woman's country of birth or her duration of residency in Canada...
  48. ncbi request reprint Support like a walking stick: parent-buddy matching for language and culture in the NICU
    Frida Ardal
    Department of Social Work, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Neonatal Netw 30:89-98. 2011
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  49. pmc "Just what the doctor ordered": Factors associated with oncology patients' decision to bank sperm
    Samantha Yee
    Centre for Fertility and Reproductive Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can Urol Assoc J 6:E174-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to explore factors associated with oncology patients' decision to bank sperm prior to cancer treatment...
  50. ncbi request reprint Making health data maps: a case study of a community/university research collaboration
    David L Buckeridge
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 55:1189-206. 2002
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  51. doi request reprint Fertility preservation practices among Ontario oncologists
    Samantha Yee
    Center for Fertility and Reproductive Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, 250 Dundas Street West, Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2Z5, Canada
    J Cancer Educ 27:362-8. 2012
    ..Our findings provide further insights of the relevance of considering physicians' medical backgrounds and practice settings when designing training modules to raise their awareness in fertility preservation issues...
  52. ncbi request reprint African American grandparents raising grandchildren: a national study using the Census 2000 American Community Survey
    Meredith Minkler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S82-92. 2005
    ..The objective of this work was to determine the prevalence, sociodemographic characteristics, and service utilization patterns of African American grandparents raising grandchildren compared with noncaregiving peers...
  53. ncbi request reprint Gradient of disability across the socioeconomic spectrum in the United States
    Meredith Minkler
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:695-703. 2006
    ..We attempted to determine whether a gradient in functional limitation exists across the full spectrum of income among persons 55 years of age or older...