LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The timing of changes in girls' sexual cognitions and behaviors in early adolescence: a prospective, cohort study
    LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:211-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint It's not what you say, it's how many different ways you can say it: links between divergent peer resistance skills and delinquency a year later
    A Jordan Wright
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:380-91. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Adolescents' participation in organized activities and developmental success 2 and 8 years after high school: do sponsorship, duration, and intensity matter?
    Margo Gardner
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 325 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:814-30. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint G. Stanley Hall's contribution to science, practice and policy: The child study, parent education, and child welfare movements
    Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
    Department of Human Development, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Hist Psychol 9:247-58. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal employment and child development: a fresh look using newer methods
    Jennifer L Hill
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:833-50. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomes
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027 6696, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2271-84. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Does the neighborhood context alter the link between youth's after-school time activities and developmental outcomes? A multilevel analysis
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and FamiliesTeachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:760-77. 2007
  8. pmc Moving to opportunity: an experimental study of neighborhood effects on mental health
    Tama Leventhal
    National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1576-82. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent osteopenia in ballet dancers with amenorrhea and delayed menarche despite hormone therapy: a longitudinal study
    Michelle P Warren
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medicine and Orthopedics, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:398-404. 2003
  10. pmc Coparenting and nonresident fathers' involvement with young children after a nonmarital birth
    Marcia J Carlson
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Demography 45:461-88. 2008

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Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint The timing of changes in girls' sexual cognitions and behaviors in early adolescence: a prospective, cohort study
    LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:211-9. 2005
    ..This small, prospective cohort study of 162 12- to 15-year-old girls examines timing of changes in sexual cognitions and behaviors (breast fondling, genital contact, and sexual intercourse) over a 1-year period...
  2. ncbi request reprint It's not what you say, it's how many different ways you can say it: links between divergent peer resistance skills and delinquency a year later
    A Jordan Wright
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:380-91. 2004
    ..To examine whether generation of 'socially appropriate' responses or divergent responses to continued peer pressure is a more effective deterrent of actual delinquency...
  3. doi request reprint Adolescents' participation in organized activities and developmental success 2 and 8 years after high school: do sponsorship, duration, and intensity matter?
    Margo Gardner
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 325 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:814-30. 2008
    ..Of note, analyses revealed that both temporal measures of participation were positively associated with young adult outcomes as many as 8 years after high school...
  4. ncbi request reprint G. Stanley Hall's contribution to science, practice and policy: The child study, parent education, and child welfare movements
    Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
    Department of Human Development, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Hist Psychol 9:247-58. 2006
    ..The current article reviews the life and contributions of G. Stanley Hall, and the dual role Hall played in history as a revered leader of the Child Study Movement and a controversial figure in the landscape of early child psychology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal employment and child development: a fresh look using newer methods
    Jennifer L Hill
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:833-50. 2005
    ..Multiple imputation yields noticeably different estimates as compared with a complete case approach for many measures. Differences between results from propensity score approaches and regression modeling are often minimal...
  6. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomes
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027 6696, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2271-84. 2004
    ..No program effects were found on adults' symptoms of depression and anxiety. These early program effects inform housing policy initiatives for low-income families...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does the neighborhood context alter the link between youth's after-school time activities and developmental outcomes? A multilevel analysis
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and FamiliesTeachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:760-77. 2007
    ..The direction of the influence of breadth of participation was nonlinear for delinquency such that delinquency scores were highest among youth who engaged in an average number of activities...
  8. pmc Moving to opportunity: an experimental study of neighborhood effects on mental health
    Tama Leventhal
    National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1576-82. 2003
    ..The health consequences of neighborhood poverty are a public health problem. Data were obtained to examine links between neighborhood residence and mental health outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent osteopenia in ballet dancers with amenorrhea and delayed menarche despite hormone therapy: a longitudinal study
    Michelle P Warren
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medicine and Orthopedics, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:398-404. 2003
    ..To investigate the role of estrogen deprivation and replacement in amenorrheic and nonamenorrheic dancers on hormone therapy and calcium...
  10. pmc Coparenting and nonresident fathers' involvement with young children after a nonmarital birth
    Marcia J Carlson
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Demography 45:461-88. 2008
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  11. pmc Seven years later: effects of a neighborhood mobility program on poor Black and Latino adults' well-being
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, Box 39, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:119-30. 2008
    ..Adults who remained in low-poverty neighborhoods at the time of the follow-up reported better physical health than adults residing in poor neighborhoods, but mental health did not vary by neighborhood...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of early maternal employment on child cognitive development
    Jane Waldfogel
    Columbia University School of Social Work, 622 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Demography 39:369-92. 2002
    ..Controlling for family fixed effects reduces the effects of early maternal employment on some cognitive outcomes but not on others...
  13. ncbi request reprint Osteopenia in exercise-associated amenorrhea using ballet dancers as a model: a longitudinal study
    Michelle P Warren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3162-8. 2002
    ..001). We concluded that low bone mass occurs in young women with amenorrhea and delayed menarche, both exercisers and nonexercisers. Crucial bone mass accretion may be compromised by their reproductive and nutritional health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family processes as pathways from income to young children's development
    Miriam R Linver
    Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:719-34. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Awareness and attitudes regarding microbicides and Nonoxynol-9 use in a probability sample of gay men
    Alex Carballo-Dieguez
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:271-6. 2007
    ..HIV-infected men and those who reported UAI showed greater microbicide acceptance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ways to say no: refusal skill strategies among urban adolescents
    Tracy R Nichols
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:227-36. 2006
    ..To examine associations among adolescents' generated verbal strategies (ie, Simple No, Declarative Statements, Excuse, Alternatives) and underlying nonverbal assertiveness in 2 refusal situations: smoking and shoplifting...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing reliability of early adolescent girls' reports of romantic and sexual behavior
    Kimberly D Hearn
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, New York 10032 2695, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 32:513-21. 2003
    ..Results indicated that the girls were highly reliable in reporting their sexual experiences, especially those experiences related to age of first romantic and sexual milestone experiences...
  18. ncbi request reprint How similar are correlates of different subclinical eating problems and bulimia nervosa?
    Julia A Graber
    Columbia University, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:262-73. 2003
    ..Participants were from white, upper-middle-class families...
  19. pmc The mental health of married, cohabiting, and non-coresident parents with infants
    Michelle DeKlyen
    Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1836-41. 2006
    ..We compared recent parents (married, cohabiting, not cohabiting but romantically involved, and not romantically involved) to examine the association between mental health problems and relationship status...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mother-child bookreading in low-income families: correlates and outcomes during the first three years of life
    Helen Raikes
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Child Dev 77:924-53. 2006
    ..Path analyses suggest reciprocal and snowballing relations between maternal bookreading and children's vocabulary...
  21. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and verbal ability of 3-year-olds in a multicity sample
    Christina M Gibson-Davis
    Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, PO Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1444-51. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Maternal intrusiveness, maternal warmth, and mother-toddler relationship outcomes: variations across low-income ethnic and acculturation groups
    Jean M Ispa
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Child Dev 75:1613-31. 2004
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Anesthesia and neurodevelopment in children: time for an answer?
    Lena S Sun
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:757-61. 2008
  24. pmc Racial and ethnic differentials in overweight and obesity among 3-year-old children
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:298-305. 2007
    ..We estimated racial/ethnic differences in overweight and obesity in a national sample of 3-year-olds from urban, low-income families and assessed possible determinants of differences...
  25. pmc Links between pubertal timing, peer influences, and externalizing behaviors among urban students followed through middle school
    Sarah D Lynne
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 2250, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:181.e7-13. 2007
    ..To evaluate underlying mechanisms of the association between early pubertal timing and both aggression and delinquency among a sample of minority males and females from an urban community...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cumulative, human capital, and psychological risk in the context of early intervention: links with IQ at ages 3, 5, and 8
    Pamela Klebanov
    Center for Research on Child Wellbeing Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:63-82. 2006
    ..Implications for early childhood intervention programs are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint I wanna hold your hand: the progression of social, romantic and sexual events in adolescent relationships
    LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN
    Department of Psychology, University of New Brunswick, Canada
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:100-7. 2007
    ..Despite the vast amount of existing research on adolescent sexual behavior, little is known about the trajectory of social, romantic and sexual events within an adolescent's relationship...
  28. pmc The roles of respect for parental authority and parenting practices in parent-child conflict among African American, Latino, and European American families
    Sara Villanueva Dixon
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, St Edward s University, Austin, TX 78704, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:1-10. 2008
    ..Thus, respect for authority was most salient to group differences in conflict...
  29. ncbi request reprint Growing up fast: stress exposure and subjective "weathering" in emerging adulthood
    Holly Foster
    Department of Sociology, Texas A and M University, Mail Stop 4351, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:162-77. 2008
    ..These experiences culminate in subjective weathering associated with depressive symptoms in emerging adulthood. Our findings connect physical and subjective weathering within the stress process paradigm...
  30. pmc Neighborhood structural inequality, collective efficacy, and sexual risk behavior among urban youth
    Christopher R Browning
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1353, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:269-85. 2008
    ..The effect of collective efficacy is dependent upon age: The regulatory effect of collective efficacy increases for older adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Early intervention in low birth weight premature infants: results at 18 years of age for the Infant Health and Development Program
    Marie C McCormick
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:771-80. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Girls' recurrent and concurrent body dissatisfaction: correlates and consequences over 8 years
    Richard Ohring
    Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:404-15. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Extended households and the life course of young mothers: understanding the associations using a sample of mothers with premature, low birth weight babies
    Rachel A Gordon
    Department of Sociology and Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Child Dev 75:1013-38. 2004
    ..In contrast, coresidence predicted greater schooling or employment across models, with some variations for different subgroups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sustained effects of high participation in an early intervention for low-birth-weight premature infants
    Jennifer L Hill
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:730-44. 2003
    ..These effects were all substantially higher than corresponding ITT effects. Similar but smaller effects were found for children who attended > 350 days...
  35. pmc WIC participation, breastfeeding practices, and well-child care among unmarried, low-income mothers
    Pinka Chatterji
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research at Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, 120 Beacon St, 4th Floor, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1324-7. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Links between pubertal timing and neighborhood contexts: implications for girls' violent behavior
    Dawn Obeidallah
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1460-8. 2004
    ..To investigate links between girls' violent behavior, pubertal timing, and neighborhood characteristics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood context and racial differences in early adolescent sexual activity
    Christopher R Browning
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, 300 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Demography 41:697-720. 2004
    ..Collective efficacy also independently contributed to the delay of sexual onset. No significant baseline difference in age of sexual initiation was found between Latino and European American youths...
  38. ncbi request reprint Youth development programs: risk, prevention and policy
    Jodie L Roth
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:170-82. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-olds
    Yange Xue
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:554-63. 2005
    ..Little research has investigated possible effects of neighborhood residence on mental health problems in children such as depression, anxiety, and withdrawal...
  40. ncbi request reprint How money matters for young children's development: parental investment and family processes
    W Jean Yeung
    Center for Advanced Social Science, Research Department of Sociology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 73:1861-79. 2002
    ..Level of income was associated with W-J letter-word scores and income stability was associated with W-J applied problem scores and BPI, even after all controls were included in the models...
  41. ncbi request reprint Maternal employment and child cognitive outcomes in the first three years of life: the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
    Columbia Teachers College, New York, USA
    Child Dev 73:1052-72. 2002
    ..Implications for policy are also discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Measurement equivalence and differential item functioning in family psychology
    Jeffrey B Bingenheimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:441-55. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint School readiness and later achievement
    Greg J Duncan
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1428-46. 2007
    ..Patterns of association were similar for boys and girls and for children from high and low socioeconomic backgrounds...
  44. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of early head start for 3-year-old children and their parents: lessons for policy and programs
    John M Love
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:885-901. 2005
    ..The strongest and most numerous impacts were for programs that offered a mix of home-visiting and center-based services and that fully implemented the performance standards early...
  45. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood poverty and public policy: a 5-year follow-up of children's educational outcomes in the New York City moving to opportunity demonstration
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute of Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:933-52. 2005
    ..From a policy standpoint, the complexity of enhancing low-income minority children's educational outcomes is underscored by the multiple dynamics involved--family, neighborhood, housing, and school...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood income and physical and social disorder in Canada: associations with young children's competencies
    Dafna E Kohen
    Statistics Canada, Health Analysis and Measurement Group, Ottawa, Ontario
    Child Dev 73:1844-60. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed in light of neighborhood studies of children in the United States in the mid-1990s...
  47. ncbi request reprint Is pubertal timing associated with psychopathology in young adulthood
    Julia A Graber
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611 2250, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:718-26. 2004
    ..This investigation tested whether the timing of puberty continued to be associated with experiences of psychopathology (symptoms and disorders) from mid-adolescence into young adulthood...
  48. pmc Low birth weight and risk of affective disorders and selected medical illness in offspring at high and low risk for depression
    Yoko Nomura
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:470-8. 2007
    ..05), suggesting that parental depression may augment the impact of LBW on offspring depression:..
  49. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of neighborhood effects on low-income children's educational outcomes
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:488-507. 2004
    ..Homework time and school safety partially accounted for program effects. From a policy perspective, the program benefited disadvantaged male adolescents at high risk for dropping out of school...
  50. pmc The role of perinatal problems in risk of co-morbid psychiatric and medical disorders in adulthood
    Yoko Nomura
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychol Med 37:1323-34. 2007
    ..It is also not known whether perinatal problems (singly or together) are associated with co-morbidity between psychological and physical health problems...
  51. ncbi request reprint Additive interaction of child abuse and perinatal risk as signs of resiliency in adulthood
    Yoko Nomura
    Child and Family Resilience Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1230, New York City, NY 10029, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:330-4. 2006
    ..An examination of the biological base of resilience could be added in a multidimensional/multifactorial model to help researchers identify ways to promote resiliency even before birth...
  52. ncbi request reprint Age, puberty, and exposure to intimate partner violence in adolescence
    Holly Foster
    Department of Sociology, Texas A and M University, Academic 422, 4351 TAMU, College Station 77843, Texas, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:151-66. 2004
    ..The importance of disentangling types of age effects as raised in the developmental literature and as supported by these findings is discussed in relation to the prevention of youth violence...
  53. ncbi request reprint Immigrant differences in school-age children's verbal trajectories: a look at four racial/ethnic groups
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Child Dev 77:1359-74. 2006
    ..The findings support different theoretical models for understanding inter- and intraindividual immigrant differences in achievement. Mexican-American immigrants and Black American nonimmigrants were struggling and merit policy attention...
  54. ncbi request reprint Parental interactions with Latino infants: variation by country of origin and English proficiency
    Natasha J Cabrera
    University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Child Dev 77:1190-207. 2006
    ..Indicators of acculturation were also related to mother-infant interactions. Infant cognitive scores were associated with maternal interaction but not father engagement, and maternal but not paternal mental health...
  55. ncbi request reprint The contribution of parenting to ethnic and racial gaps in school readiness
    Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
    Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
    Future Child 15:139-68. 2005
    ..Because these successful interventions serve a greater share of minority than nonminority families and have more positive effects for blacks than for whites, they offer promise for closing the ethnic and racial gaps in school readiness...
  56. pmc Couples' immigration status and ethnicity as determinants of breastfeeding
    Christina M Gibson-Davis
    Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, PO Box 90245, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:641-6. 2006
    ..We investigated how couples' immigration status and ethnicity determined the decision to initiate breastfeeding and to breastfeed at 6 months...