M H Swahn

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender, early alcohol use, and suicide ideation and attempts: findings from the 2005 youth risk behavior survey
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:175-81. 2007
  2. pmc The associations between victimization, feeling unsafe, and asthma episodes among US high-school students
    Monica H Swahn
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:802-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fighting attributed to alcohol use among adolescent drinkers
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, Mailstop K 60, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1317-34. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-consumption behaviors and risk for physical fighting and injuries among adolescent drinkers
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, Mailstop K 60, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Addict Behav 29:959-63. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates and predictors of violent behavior among adolescent drinkers
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:480-92. 2004
  6. pmc Violent attacks on Middle Easterners in the United States during the month following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    M H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Inj Prev 9:187-9. 2003
  7. pmc Prevalence of youth access to alcohol or a gun in the home
    M H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta 30341 3724, USA
    Inj Prev 8:227-30. 2002
  8. pmc Concordance between self-reported maltreatment and court records of abuse or neglect among high-risk youths
    Monica H Swahn
    Office on Smoking and Health, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1849-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the medical severity of suicide attempts in youths and young adults
    M H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:21-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and violence: comparison of the psychosocial correlates of adolescent involvement in alcohol-related physical fighting versus other physical fighting
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2014-29. 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender, early alcohol use, and suicide ideation and attempts: findings from the 2005 youth risk behavior survey
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:175-81. 2007
    ..To examine the cross-sectional associations between preteen alcohol use initiation and subsequent suicide ideation and attempts for boys and girls in a nationally representative sample of high school students...
  2. pmc The associations between victimization, feeling unsafe, and asthma episodes among US high-school students
    Monica H Swahn
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:802-4. 2006
    ..45; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.07, 1.95 and adjusted OR = 2.93; 95% CI = 1.90, 4.53, respectively). Victimization and feeling unsafe are important but poorly understood risk factors for asthma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fighting attributed to alcohol use among adolescent drinkers
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, Mailstop K 60, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1317-34. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that prevention efforts targeting the reduction of frequent and heavy alcohol use may be particularly useful strategies for preventing fighting attributed to alcohol use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-consumption behaviors and risk for physical fighting and injuries among adolescent drinkers
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, Mailstop K 60, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Addict Behav 29:959-63. 2004
    ..The findings highlight the need for violence prevention programs that focus on the reduction of alcohol use among adolescents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates and predictors of violent behavior among adolescent drinkers
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:480-92. 2004
    ..To examine a wide range of demographic characteristics and psychosocial factors to determine the cross-sectional correlates of violence and longitudinal predictors of violent initiation among adolescent drinkers...
  6. pmc Violent attacks on Middle Easterners in the United States during the month following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    M H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Inj Prev 9:187-9. 2003
    ..To document and describe hate related violent attacks on Middle Easterners or those perceived to be Middle Easterners during the month following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, DC...
  7. pmc Prevalence of youth access to alcohol or a gun in the home
    M H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta 30341 3724, USA
    Inj Prev 8:227-30. 2002
    ..To estimate the national prevalence of youth access to alcohol, a gun, or both alcohol and a gun, in their home and to describe the demographic characteristics associated with access to either alcohol or a gun...
  8. pmc Concordance between self-reported maltreatment and court records of abuse or neglect among high-risk youths
    Monica H Swahn
    Office on Smoking and Health, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1849-53. 2006
    ..We examined the concordance between measures of self-reported maltreatment and court records of abuse or neglect in a sample of detained youths...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the medical severity of suicide attempts in youths and young adults
    M H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:21-9. 2001
    ..None of the suicide attempt factors occurring prior to the attempt were associated with a nearly lethal suicide attempt...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and violence: comparison of the psychosocial correlates of adolescent involvement in alcohol-related physical fighting versus other physical fighting
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2014-29. 2006
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  11. doi request reprint Age of alcohol use initiation, suicidal behavior, and peer and dating violence victimization and perpetration among high-risk, seventh-grade adolescents
    Monica H Swahn
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 121:297-305. 2008
    ..We examined the cross-sectional associations between reports of an early age of alcohol use initiation and suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and peer and dating violence victimization and perpetration among high-risk adolescents...
  12. pmc Predictors of injury from fighting among adolescent males
    B J Hammig
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Inj Prev 7:312-5. 2001
    ..To identify violence related behaviors associated with injuries among adolescent males involved in fights...
  13. ncbi request reprint Medical conditions and nearly lethal suicide attempts
    R M Ikeda
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:60-7. 2001
    ..60 (95% CI-0.62-4.17), suggesting that young men with medical conditions are at increased risk for nearly lethal suicide attempts. Increased efforts to identify and appropriately refer these patients are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Childhood maltreatment and early alcohol use among high-risk adolescents
    Merle E Hamburger
    Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail Stop F 64, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:291-5. 2008
    ..The current study examines the associations between early child maltreatment and (1) preteen alcohol-use initiation and (2) heavy episodic drinking among students in a large study of adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Measuring sex differences in violence victimization and perpetration within date and same-sex peer relationships
    Monica H Swahn
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, GA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:1120-38. 2008
    ..Boys are also significantly more likely than girls to report physical violence victimization and perpetration within same-sex peer relationships. Implications and directions for future research are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Linking dating violence, peer violence, and suicidal behaviors among high-risk youth
    Monica H Swahn
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:30-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the associations among suicide attempts, and date and peer violence victimization and perpetration and to determine any differences in these associations by gender...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stalking in the United States: recent national prevalence estimates
    Kathleen C Basile
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:172-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this analysis is to provide more recent national estimates on lifetime stalking and demographic characteristics of stalking victims...
  18. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and violence
    Robert D Brewer
    Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods 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
    JAMA 294:616-8. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related emergency department visits among people ages 13 to 25 years
    Randy W Elder
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, Mailstop K63, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:297-300. 2004
    ..Data from a large, nationally representative sample of hospital emergency departments (EDs) were used to assess the prevalence and characteristics of alcohol-related ED visits among people ages 13 to 25 years in the United States...
  20. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and levels of urinary metals in the U.S. youth and adult population: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Patricia A Richter
    Office of Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1930-46. 2009
    ..Older smokers had cadmium levels signaling the potential for cadmium-related toxicity. Given the potential toxicity of metals, our findings complement existing research on exposure to chemicals in tobacco smoke...
  21. doi request reprint Injury, violence, and risk among participants in a mass gathering of the Rainbow Family of Living Light
    Robert M Bossarte
    Division of Violence Prevention, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:588-95. 2008
    ..Future host communities should consider providing minor care, health screening, and information or referral services near the main gathering site...
  22. doi request reprint Perceived overweight, BMI, and risk for suicide attempts: findings from the 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
    Monica H Swahn
    Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302 3995, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:292-5. 2009
    ..There is a need to better understand associations between perceived and actual overweight and risk for suicide attempts and to develop appropriate strategies for prevention...
  23. doi request reprint Clustering of adolescent dating violence, peer violence, and suicidal behavior
    Robert M Bossarte
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    J Interpers Violence 23:815-33. 2008
    ..There were few significant demographic differences across clusters. The implications of the results for the need to design and evaluate efforts to prevent multiple types of violence are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interactions between race/ethnicity and psychosocial correlates of preteen alcohol use initiation among seventh grade students in an urban setting
    Robert M Bossarte
    Department of Community Medicine and Injury Control Research Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:660-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test differences in the associations between race and ethnicity and early alcohol use initiation among adolescents from an urban school district in a high-risk area...