Chuan Yu Chen

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Affiliation: National Health Research Institutes
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Religiosity and the earliest stages of adolescent drug involvement in seven countries of Latin America
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1180-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Employment experience in relation to alcohol, tobacco, and betel nut use among youth in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:273-80. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:378-87. 2008
  4. pmc Running away experience and psychoactive substance use among adolescents in Taiwan: multi-city street outreach survey
    Shi Heng Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xuzhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:29. 2010
  5. pmc Prevalence of heroin and methamphetamine male users in the northern Taiwan, 1999-2002: capture-recapture estimates
    Shu Chuan Chiang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 7:292. 2007
  6. pmc Use of ecstasy and other psychoactive substances among school-attending adolescents in Taiwan: national surveys 2004-2006
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 9:27. 2009
  7. pmc Early-onset drug use and risk for drug dependence problems
    Chuan Yu Chen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Addict Behav 34:319-22. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders: a population-based longitudinal study
    Chuan Yu Chen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, Floor 5, Campus 2, No 309, Sung Te Road, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 119:e435-43. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Urbanicity-related variation in help-seeking and services utilization among preschool-age children with autism in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Fl 5, Campus 2, No 309, Sung Te Rd, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:489-97. 2008
  10. pmc Differential relationships of family drinking with alcohol expectancy among urban school children
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institutes of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 11:87. 2011

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Religiosity and the earliest stages of adolescent drug involvement in seven countries of Latin America
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1180-8. 2004
    ..As such, these behaviors apparently have not strengthened resistance. Rather, autarcesis may be at work, functioning to shield youths from drug exposure opportunities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Employment experience in relation to alcohol, tobacco, and betel nut use among youth in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:273-80. 2006
    ..Future prevention programs may target this high-risk group to reduce possible drug-related negative consequences in developmental and health domains in Taiwan...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:378-87. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Running away experience and psychoactive substance use among adolescents in Taiwan: multi-city street outreach survey
    Shi Heng Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xuzhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:29. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Prevalence of heroin and methamphetamine male users in the northern Taiwan, 1999-2002: capture-recapture estimates
    Shu Chuan Chiang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 7:292. 2007
    ..Via the capture-recapture approach, the present study aimed to offer insights into the size of heroin and methamphetamine male user population in the northern Taiwan during the period from 1999 to 2002...
  6. pmc Use of ecstasy and other psychoactive substances among school-attending adolescents in Taiwan: national surveys 2004-2006
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 9:27. 2009
    ..With the backdrop of a global ecstasy epidemic, this study sought to examine the trend, correlates, and onset sequence of ecstasy use among adolescents in Taiwan, where a well-established gateway drug such as marijuana is much less popular...
  7. pmc Early-onset drug use and risk for drug dependence problems
    Chuan Yu Chen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Addict Behav 34:319-22. 2009
    ..Our evidence suggests promoting earlier detection and interventions, as well as greater parent and peer awareness of drug dependence clinical features that may develop early among young people who have just started using drugs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders: a population-based longitudinal study
    Chuan Yu Chen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, Floor 5, Campus 2, No 309, Sung Te Road, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 119:e435-43. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Urbanicity-related variation in help-seeking and services utilization among preschool-age children with autism in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Fl 5, Campus 2, No 309, Sung Te Rd, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:489-97. 2008
    ..05). Health policy makers and other service providers should address the needs of children with early-onset neurodevelopmental disorders in rural areas, particularly those from disadvantaged families...
  10. pmc Differential relationships of family drinking with alcohol expectancy among urban school children
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institutes of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 11:87. 2011
    ..The present study seeks to understand the extent to which drinking of family members is differentially associated with the endorsement of alcohol expectancy in late childhood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health consequences of illegal drug use
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:287-92. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to review recent research on the health consequences of illegal drug use and possible risk factors, with a particular focus on prospective evidence...
  12. doi request reprint Three-year mortality and predictors after release: a longitudinal study of the first-time drug offenders in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Addiction 105:920-7. 2010
    ..To assess the possible increase in mortality rate and associated socio-demographic and judiciary determinants among first-time drug offenders during the first 3 years after release from correctional facilities...
  13. pmc Alcohol use and health-related quality of life among youth in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Adolesc Health 39:752.e9-16. 2006
    ..We probe whether the relationship linking alcohol use with health-related quality varies by health-orientated domains (e.g., physical, social, or emotional) and if it differs with other drug involvement...
  14. doi request reprint Five-year trajectories of long-term benzodiazepine use by adolescents: patient, provider, and medication factors
    Hsueh Han Yeh
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Serv 62:900-7. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Early alcohol experiences and adolescent mental health: a population-based study in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:209-18. 2008
    ..The type of early alcohol involvement in adolescence may exert differential effects on emotions and behaviors expressed across and within syndromes; these may warrant distinctions in informing etiological research and preventive efforts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Overlapping Prescriptions of Stimulants for Children and Adolescents With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1011-8. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Gender differences in widowhood effects among community-dwelling elders by causes of death in Taiwan
    Shao You Fang
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Epidemiol 22:457-65. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether widowhood-associated excess mortality differs by gender in terms of causes of death...
  18. doi request reprint Increased risks of congenital, neurologic, and endocrine disorders associated with autism in preschool children: cognitive ability differences
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    J Pediatr 154:345-50, 350.e1. 2009
    ..To investigate the increased risk of congenital, neurologic, and endocrine disorders in autistic preschool children and to probe possible cognitive impairment-associated variation in such risks...
  19. doi request reprint Multilevel influences of school and family on alcohol-purchasing behaviors in school-aged children
    Kuang Hung Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:127-33. 2011
    ..The aims are to determine multilevel effects of school- and family-characteristics on children's alcohol purchase and to probe possible drinking experience-related heterogeneity in such links...
  20. doi request reprint Differential effects of predictors on methylphenidate initiation and discontinuation among young people with newly diagnosed attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 21:265-73. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine patient- and service provider-level predictors for methylphenidate (MPH) initiation and discontinuation...
  21. pmc Mild cognitive impairment in early life and mental health problems in adulthood
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Am J Public Health 96:1772-8. 2006
    ..We also explored early risk factors for having mental health problems as a young adult that might be related to preschool differences in cognitive ability...
  22. doi request reprint Factors associated with newly diagnosed tic disorders among children in Taiwan: a 10-year nationwide longitudinal study
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Public Health, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan Center of Neuropsychiatric Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1013-8. 2013
    ..Gender difference and higher frequent comorbid ADHD in boys than in girls were observed in this study...
  23. doi request reprint Predictors of the incidence and discontinuation of long-term use of benzodiazepines: a population-based study
    Shao You Fang
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Rd, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:140-6. 2009
    ..Future strategies targeting individual factors and modifying service-provider prescription behaviors may be considered to reduce possible negative consequences of BZD LTU...
  24. doi request reprint Disposable income with tobacco smoking among young adolescents: a multilevel analysis
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Adolesc Health 52:724-30. 2013
    ..In the present study, we sought to broaden understanding of disposable income on adolescent smoking behaviors via both absolute and relative perspectives in the school context...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking: findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey in Taiwan
    Song Lih Huang
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Addiction 108:1829-35. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of a set of comprehensive tobacco control policies implemented in Taiwan in 2009, including extensive smoke-free policy, advertisement ban, pictorial warning and price increase, on adolescent smoking prevalence...
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence of autoimmune diseases in in-patients with schizophrenia: nationwide population-based study
    Shaw Ji Chen
    Yuli Mental Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veteran Hospital, Hualien, and Institute of Medical Science, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
    Br J Psychiatry 200:374-80. 2012
    ..The association between autoimmune diseases and schizophrenia has rarely been systematically investigated...
  27. doi request reprint Availability of convenience stores and adolescent alcohol use in Taiwan: a multi-level analysis of national surveys
    Shi Heng Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Addiction 108:2081-8. 2013
    ..To examine the association between alcohol in school environments and adolescent alcohol use over the previous 6 months...
  28. doi request reprint Acetaminophen and/or antibiotic use in early life and the development of childhood allergic diseases
    Jiu Yao Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Institute of Gerontology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Institute of Public Health, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA and Department of Genome Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1087-99. 2013
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  29. ncbi request reprint The PACARDO research project: youthful drug involvement in Central America and the Dominican Republic
    Catherine M Dormitzer
    The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:400-16. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Truancy and illicit drug use among adolescents surveyed via street outreach
    Ling Chih Chou
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Addict Behav 31:149-54. 2006
    ..These findings may help form programs to identify or monitor youths at risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Who becomes cannabis dependent soon after onset of use? Epidemiological evidence from the United States: 2000-2001
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 8th Fl, 624 N Broadway Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:11-22. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Influences of parenting practices on the risk of having a chance to try cannabis
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1631-9. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint Association of schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases: linkage of Danish national registers
    William W Eaton
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:521-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the association of schizophrenia with these disorders as well as a range of other autoimmune diseases in a single large epidemiologic study...
  34. ncbi request reprint The adolescent behavioral repertoire: its latent structure in the PACARDO region of Latin America
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Behav Med 30:101-11. 2004
    ..The observed multidimensional structure of the ABR sets the stage for future research on adolescent health in relation to these behaviors and activities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical features associated with receipt of alcohol treatment
    Jacqueline J Lloyd
    School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:750-7. 2004
    ..In this study, we sought to identify specific clinical features of alcohol dependence and other characteristics of recent drinkers that might help differentiate drinkers who receive treatment...
  36. pmc Epidemiology of schizophrenia: review of findings and myths
    Erick L Messias
    Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:323-38. 2007
    ..It also discusses some pervasive misconceptions about schizophrenia epidemiology, such as universal distribution and gender equality...
  37. ncbi request reprint The adolescent behavioral repertoire as a context for drug exposure: behavioral autarcesis at play
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addiction 99:897-906. 2004
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