Rosemarie Kobau

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mental health promotion in public health: perspectives and strategies from positive psychology
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Division of Adult and Community Health Arthritis, Epilepsy, and Quality of Life Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:e1-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Satisfaction with life domains in people with epilepsy
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Arthritis, Epilepsy and Well Being Branch, Division of Population Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:546-51. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Attitudes about mental illness and its treatment: validation of a generic scale for public health surveillance of mental illness associated stigma
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 51, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:164-76. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surveillance among adults--19 States, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy, N E, MS K 51, Atlanta, GA 30347, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-20. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of active epilepsy and health-related quality of life among adults with self-reported epilepsy in California: California Health Interview Survey, 2003
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adult and Community Health, Epilepsy Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1904-13. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy or seizure disorder and its associations with self-reported depression and anxiety: results from the 2004 HealthStyles Survey
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CoCHP, NCCDPHP, DACH, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1915-21. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Further validation and reliability testing of the Attitudes and Beliefs about Living with Epilepsy (ABLE) components of the CDC Epilepsy Program Instrument on Stigma
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, CDC, CoCHP, NCCDPHP, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:552-9. 2006
  8. pmc Sad, blue, or depressed days, health behaviors and health-related quality of life, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1995-2000
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:40. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress, comorbidities, and health behaviors among U.S. adults with seizures: results from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Tara W Strine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, U S A
    Epilepsia 46:1133-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life surveillance--United States, 1993-2002
    Hatice S Zahran
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
    MMWR Surveill Summ 54:1-35. 2005

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Mental health promotion in public health: perspectives and strategies from positive psychology
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Division of Adult and Community Health Arthritis, Epilepsy, and Quality of Life Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:e1-9. 2011
    ..Ultimately, greater synergy between positive psychology and public health might help promote mental health in innovative ways...
  2. doi request reprint Satisfaction with life domains in people with epilepsy
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Arthritis, Epilepsy and Well Being Branch, Division of Population Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:546-51. 2012
    ..Life satisfaction and other well-being domains can supplement health indicators to guide treatment and program services for people with epilepsy to maximize their well-being...
  3. doi request reprint Attitudes about mental illness and its treatment: validation of a generic scale for public health surveillance of mental illness associated stigma
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 51, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:164-76. 2010
    ..Subscale scores differed by sex, race/ethnicity, and experience with mental illness. Inclusion of these brief subscales on existing population-based surveys can help states and others track attitudes about mental illness...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surveillance among adults--19 States, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy, N E, MS K 51, Atlanta, GA 30347, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-20. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of active epilepsy and health-related quality of life among adults with self-reported epilepsy in California: California Health Interview Survey, 2003
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adult and Community Health, Epilepsy Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1904-13. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy or seizure disorder and its associations with self-reported depression and anxiety: results from the 2004 HealthStyles Survey
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CoCHP, NCCDPHP, DACH, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1915-21. 2006
    ..To examine the prevalence of self-reported epilepsy or seizure disorder and its association with self-reported recent depression and anxiety in a large sample of the U.S. adult population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Further validation and reliability testing of the Attitudes and Beliefs about Living with Epilepsy (ABLE) components of the CDC Epilepsy Program Instrument on Stigma
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, CDC, CoCHP, NCCDPHP, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:552-9. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Sad, blue, or depressed days, health behaviors and health-related quality of life, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1995-2000
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:40. 2004
    ..Less information exists however, about the health burden resulting from subsyndromal levels of depressive symptomatology, such as feeling sad, blue or depressed, among the general U.S. population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress, comorbidities, and health behaviors among U.S. adults with seizures: results from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Tara W Strine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, U S A
    Epilepsia 46:1133-9. 2005
    ..To examine the association of seizures with health-related quality of life (HRQOL), physical and psychiatric comorbidities, and health behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life surveillance--United States, 1993-2002
    Hatice S Zahran
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
    MMWR Surveill Summ 54:1-35. 2005
    ..In addition, population health assessment professionals should continue to refine and validate HRQOL, functional status, and self-reported health measures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of epilepsy and health status of adults with epilepsy in Georgia and Tennessee: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K51, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:358-66. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations of self-reported anxiety symptoms with health-related quality of life and health behaviors
    Tara W Strine
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:432-8. 2005
    ..Our study was designed to examine the association of self-reported anxiety symptoms with HRQOL and health behaviors among a representative sample of US community-dwellers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Developing a measure to assess attitudes toward epilepsy in the US population
    Colleen A Diiorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:965-75. 2004
    ..The results of these analyses provided evidence for reliability and construct validity of the instrument. Additional tests of the reliability, validity, and factor structure of the scales are necessary to refine the instrument...
  14. pmc Tracking Healthy Days -- a window on the health of older adults
    David G Moriarty
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A16. 2005
    ..The CDC HRQOL measures are recommended to public health and social service professionals as a feasible way to assess perceived physical and mental health needs of older adults and to document the effects of policies and interventions...
  15. pmc The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy Days Measures - population tracking of perceived physical and mental health over time
    David G Moriarty
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:37. 2003
    ..The brief standard CDC HRQOL-4 is now often used in surveys, surveillance systems, prevention research, and population health report cards...
  16. pmc WebEase: development of a Web-based epilepsy self-management intervention
    Colleen DiIorio
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A28. 2009
    ..The program has 2 main components: 1) the modules, which provide a tailored opportunity for learning, reflection, and goal setting, and 2) MyLog, a place to enter daily information...
  17. doi request reprint Standards for epidemiologic studies and surveillance of epilepsy
    David J Thurman
    CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Epilepsia 52:2-26. 2011
    ..Variations in these are considered, taking into account differing resource availability and needs among countries and differing purposes among studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Associations of physical activity and body mass index with activities of daily living in older adults
    Eduardo J Simoes
    Prevention Research Centers Program, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, NCCDPHP DACH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, MS K45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Community Health 31:453-67. 2006
    ..Etiological studies on the associations between risk factors and quality of life outcomes in older adults should consider the joint confounding effect of LPA and BMI...
  19. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of epilepsy and familiarity with this disorder in the U.S. population: results from the 2002 HealthStyles Survey
    Rosemarie Kobau
    CDC, NCCDPHP, Division of Adult and Community Health, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Epilepsy Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Epilepsia 44:1449-54. 2003
    ..In a national survey, focal points included the public's knowledge of the disorder, whether people know someone who has it, exposure to epilepsy-related information, and knowledge about how to respond to a person having a seizure...
  20. doi request reprint The prevention research centers' managing epilepsy well network
    Colleen K DiIorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:218-24. 2010
    ..Communication strategies and examples of research translation programs are discussed. The conclusion outlines the Network's role in the future development and dissemination of evidence-based epilepsy self-management programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Depression, anxiety, and physical impairments and quality of life in the U.S. noninstitutionalized population
    Tara W Strine
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1408-13. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy self-management: a comparison of self-efficacy and outcome expectancy for medication adherence and lifestyle behaviors among people with epilepsy
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:217-25. 2003
    ..Individuals with low self-efficacy would benefit from interventions that increase efficacy beliefs to enhance their ability to adopt and maintain good self-management practices...