Affiliation: Columbia University
- The course of posttraumatic stress symptoms and functional impairment following a disaster: what is the lasting influence of acute versus ongoing traumatic events and stressors?M Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W168th St, 10032, New York, NY, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:385-95. 2013..The purpose of this study was to compare the influence of acute hurricane-related exposures and ongoing post-hurricane exposures on the short- and long-term course of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and functional impairment (FI)...
- Reducing violence by transforming neighborhoods: a natural experiment in Medellín, ColombiaMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 527, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Epidemiol 175:1045-53. 2012..25, 95% confidence interval 0.11, 0.67). These results show that interventions in neighborhood physical infrastructure can reduce violence...
- Medical marijuana laws in 50 states: investigating the relationship between state legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana use, abuse and dependenceMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W168th St, New York, NY 10032 3727, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 120:22-7. 2012..We tested the relationship between state-level legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana use, abuse, and dependence...
- Comorbidity among depression, conduct disorder, and drug use from adolescence to young adulthood: examining the role of violence exposuresMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Trauma Stress 24:651-9. 2011....
- Lifetime income patterns and alcohol consumption: investigating the association between long- and short-term income trajectories and drinkingMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, Room 527, NY, United States
Soc Sci Med 73:1178-85. 2011..Lifetime income patterns may have an indirect association with alcohol use, mediated through current socioeconomic conditions...
- The relationship between neighborhood poverty and alcohol use: estimation by marginal structural modelsMagdalena Cerda
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Epidemiology 21:482-9. 2010....
- Investigating the effect of social changes on age-specific gun-related homicide rates in New York City during the 1990sMagdalena Cerda
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1107-15. 2010..We assessed whether New York City's gun-related homicide rates in the 1990s were associated with a range of social determinants of homicide rates...
- Estimating co-occurring behavioral trajectories within a neighborhood context: a case study of multivariate transition models for clustered dataMagdalena Cerda
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Epidemiol 168:1190-203. 2008..These models can prove instrumental in answering the persistent questions about possible sequential relations among problem behaviors...
- Alcohol use trajectories among adults in an urban area after a disaster: evidence from a population-based cohort studyMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Addiction 103:1296-307. 2008..Alcohol use increased in the New York City (NYC) metropolitan area in the first months after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks...
- Beyond income: material resources among drug users in economically-disadvantaged New York City neighborhoodsDanielle C Ompad
Center for Health, Identity, Behavior, and Prevention Studies and Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY 10003, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 120:127-34. 2012..Further, most do not include illegal income sources that may be relevant to drug-using populations...
- The role of race/ethnicity in alcohol-attributable injury in the United StatesKatherine M Keyes
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
Epidemiol Rev 34:89-102. 2012..The authors review potential social determinants of racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol-attributable injuries and identify directions for further research on these patterns...
- Comorbid forms of psychopathology: key patterns and future research directionsMagdalena Cerda
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Epidemiol Rev 30:155-77. 2008..Given the significant mental health burden placed by comorbid disorders, and their high prevalence across populations, research on the key risk factors for clustering of psychopathology is needed...
- Neighborhood influences on the association between maternal age and birthweight: a multilevel investigation of age-related disparities in healthMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 3632 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:2048-60. 2008..The findings support the hypothesis that the relationship between maternal age and birthweight varies between neighborhoods. Indicators of neighborhood disadvantage help to explain such differences...
- A prospective population based study of changes in alcohol use and binge drinking after a mass traumatic eventMagdalena Cerda
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 115:1-8. 2011..Disaster-related exposures may have a particularly strong impact among individuals with a history of social and economic adversity, widening preexisting health disparities...
- Adolescent marijuana use from 2002 to 2008: higher in states with medical marijuana laws, cause still unclearMelanie M Wall
Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032 3727, USA
Ann Epidemiol 21:714-6. 2011..Since 1996, 16 states have legalized marijuana use for medical purposes. The current study provides a scientific assessment of the association of medical marijuana laws (MML) and adolescent marijuana use using national data...
- Potentially traumatic events and the risk of six physical health conditions in a population-based sampleKatherine M Keyes
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York
Depress Anxiety 30:451-60. 2013..Potentially traumatic events (PTEs) are common in the population, yet, the impact of total burden and specific types of PTEs on physical health has not been systematically investigated...
- Psychopathology in the aftermath of the haiti earthquake: a population-based study of posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressionMagdalena Cerda
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York
Depress Anxiety 30:413-24. 2013....
- Longitudinal determinants of posttraumatic stress in a population-based cohort studySandro Galea
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
Epidemiology 19:47-54. 2008..Posttraumatic stress disorder is a prevalent and disabling psychologic pathology. Longitudinal research on the predictors of posttraumatic stress symptomatology is limited...