Jennifer B Unger

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Menthol and non-menthol cigarette use among Black smokers in Southern California
    Jennifer B Unger
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, 180 E Via Verde, Suite 100, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:398-407. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Heritability of smoking, alcohol use, and psychological characteristics among adolescent twins in Qingdao, China
    Jennifer B Unger
    Claremont Graduate University, 180 E Via Verde, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:568-80. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination as a risk factor for depressive symptoms and substance use among Hispanic adolescents in Los Angeles
    Tatiana Basáñez
    Department of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, USA
    Ethn Health 18:244-61. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events and smoking behaviors in Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal analysis
    Cara L Booker
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1085-94. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of stressful life events, smoking behaviors, and gender differences in a multicultural sample of adolescents
    Cara L Booker
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1521-43. 2008
  6. pmc Marijuana use among Latino adolescents: gender differences in protective familial factors
    Andrew Lac
    Department of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:644-55. 2011
  7. pmc Overweight, body image, and depression in Asian and Hispanic adolescents
    Bin Xie
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:476-88. 2010
  8. pmc Parent-child acculturation patterns and substance use among Hispanic adolescents: a longitudinal analysis
    Jennifer B Unger
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, 150 E Tenth St, Harper Hall 107, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:293-313. 2009

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Menthol and non-menthol cigarette use among Black smokers in Southern California
    Jennifer B Unger
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, 180 E Via Verde, Suite 100, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:398-407. 2010
    ..This study examined associations between demographic, psychological, attitudinal, social, and cultural factors and menthol smoking among Black adults...
  2. doi request reprint Heritability of smoking, alcohol use, and psychological characteristics among adolescent twins in Qingdao, China
    Jennifer B Unger
    Claremont Graduate University, 180 E Via Verde, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:568-80. 2011
    ..Previous studies of genetic and environmental influences on adolescent substance use have been limited to Western samples...
  3. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination as a risk factor for depressive symptoms and substance use among Hispanic adolescents in Los Angeles
    Tatiana Basáñez
    Department of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, USA
    Ethn Health 18:244-61. 2013
    ..Covariates included immigrant generation status (GS). A second objective was to examine the potentially moderating effect of neighborhoods' ethnic composition as suggested by Mair et al...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events and smoking behaviors in Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal analysis
    Cara L Booker
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1085-94. 2007
    ..Findings indicate that smoking among male adolescents in China may not be the result of stress; however, in females stress may contribute to the decision to smoke. Future directions are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of stressful life events, smoking behaviors, and gender differences in a multicultural sample of adolescents
    Cara L Booker
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1521-43. 2008
    ..Two significant interactions were found. Findings indicate there are differential effects of stressful events between genders which may lead to smoking experimentation or intentions to smoke. Implications and limitations are discussed...
  6. pmc Marijuana use among Latino adolescents: gender differences in protective familial factors
    Andrew Lac
    Department of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:644-55. 2011
    ..Results are discussed in the light of the concurrent socialization processes of family and gender in Latino culture and its relation to preventing delinquent behaviors such as marijuana use...
  7. pmc Overweight, body image, and depression in Asian and Hispanic adolescents
    Bin Xie
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, San Dimas, CA 91773, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:476-88. 2010
    ..To prospectively investigate associations between overweight and depressive symptoms in Asian and Hispanic adolescents...
  8. pmc Parent-child acculturation patterns and substance use among Hispanic adolescents: a longitudinal analysis
    Jennifer B Unger
    School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, 150 E Tenth St, Harper Hall 107, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:293-313. 2009
    ..Family-based interventions for acculturating Hispanic families may be useful in decreasing the likelihood of substance use among Hispanic adolescents...