Denise D Hallfors

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Which comes first in adolescence--sex and drugs or depression?
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:163-70. 2005
  2. pmc Preventing HIV by providing support for orphan girls to stay in school: does religion matter?
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ethn Health 18:53-65. 2013
  3. pmc Process and outcome evaluation of a community intervention for orphan adolescents in western Kenya
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27154, USA
    J Community Health 37:1101-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Adolescent depression and suicide risk: association with sex and drug behavior
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 2812, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:224-31. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior and drug use among Asian and Latino adolescents: association with immigrant status
    Jon M Hussey
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:85-94. 2007
  6. pmc Keeping adolescent orphans in school to prevent human immunodeficiency virus infection: evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Kenya
    Hyunsan Cho
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:523-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment contributions to young adult sexual partnering
    Carolyn T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 27599 7445, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:543-54. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based substance use prevention curricula in North Carolina public school districts
    Melinda M Pankratz
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 2812, USA
    J Sch Health 74:353-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Does federal policy support the use of scientific evidence in school-based prevention programs?
    Denise D Hallfors
    The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Prev Sci 8:75-81. 2007
  10. pmc Racial and gender differences in adolescent sexual attitudes and longitudinal associations with coital debut
    Juanita J Cuffee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:19-26. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Which comes first in adolescence--sex and drugs or depression?
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:163-70. 2005
    ..This study tests whether gender-specific patterns of substance use and sexual behavior precede and predict depression or vice versa...
  2. pmc Preventing HIV by providing support for orphan girls to stay in school: does religion matter?
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ethn Health 18:53-65. 2013
    ..The paper examines the influence of religion on attitudes, behaviors, and HIV infection among rural adolescent women in Zimbabwe...
  3. pmc Process and outcome evaluation of a community intervention for orphan adolescents in western Kenya
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27154, USA
    J Community Health 37:1101-9. 2012
    ..Finally, we recommend evaluating nurses as agents for improving school attendance and preventing dropout because of their unique ability to address critical biopsychosocial problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adolescent depression and suicide risk: association with sex and drug behavior
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 2812, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:224-31. 2004
    ..Although both health problems have been associated with drug use and early sexual intercourse, the relationship has not been systematically studied in a nationally representative sample...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior and drug use among Asian and Latino adolescents: association with immigrant status
    Jon M Hussey
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:85-94. 2007
    ..The results indicate that among Asian and Latino adolescents, assimilation to U.S. risk behavior norms occurs rapidly and is evident by the second generation...
  6. pmc Keeping adolescent orphans in school to prevent human immunodeficiency virus infection: evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Kenya
    Hyunsan Cho
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:523-6. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment contributions to young adult sexual partnering
    Carolyn T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 27599 7445, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:543-54. 2007
    ..These findings underscore the necessity of using more comprehensive multiple gene-multiple life experience approaches to investigations of complex behaviors such as sexual patterns...
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based substance use prevention curricula in North Carolina public school districts
    Melinda M Pankratz
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 2812, USA
    J Sch Health 74:353-8. 2004
    ..Increasing district SDFSCA coordinator time is a necessary step for diffusing evidence-based curricula...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does federal policy support the use of scientific evidence in school-based prevention programs?
    Denise D Hallfors
    The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Prev Sci 8:75-81. 2007
    ..Both SDFS and NREPP are changing, however, and the changes do not bode well for the transfer of prevention science to schools. Conclusions and recommendations are presented...
  10. pmc Racial and gender differences in adolescent sexual attitudes and longitudinal associations with coital debut
    Juanita J Cuffee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:19-26. 2007
    ..This article examines differences in coital and pregnancy attitudes by gender and race, the influence of attitudes on transition to first coitus for each subgroup, and implications for prevention...