LUCIA F O'SULLIVAN
Affiliation: Columbia University
- The timing of changes in girls' sexual cognitions and behaviors in early adolescence: a prospective, cohort studyLUCIA 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...
- 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 laterA 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...
- 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...
- G. Stanley Hall's contribution to science, practice and policy: The child study, parent education, and child welfare movementsJeanne 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...
- Maternal employment and child development: a fresh look using newer methodsJennifer 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...
- Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomesRebecca 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...
- Does the neighborhood context alter the link between youth's after-school time activities and developmental outcomes? A multilevel analysisRebecca 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...
- Moving to opportunity: an experimental study of neighborhood effects on mental healthTama 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...
- Persistent osteopenia in ballet dancers with amenorrhea and delayed menarche despite hormone therapy: a longitudinal studyMichelle 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...
- Coparenting and nonresident fathers' involvement with young children after a nonmarital birthMarcia J Carlson
School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
Demography 45:461-88. 2008....
- Seven years later: effects of a neighborhood mobility program on poor Black and Latino adults' well-beingRebecca 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...
- The effects of early maternal employment on child cognitive developmentJane 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...
- Osteopenia in exercise-associated amenorrhea using ballet dancers as a model: a longitudinal studyMichelle 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...
- Family processes as pathways from income to young children's developmentMiriam R Linver
Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
Dev Psychol 38:719-34. 2002....
- Awareness and attitudes regarding microbicides and Nonoxynol-9 use in a probability sample of gay menAlex 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...
- Ways to say no: refusal skill strategies among urban adolescentsTracy 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...
- Assessing reliability of early adolescent girls' reports of romantic and sexual behaviorKimberly 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...
- 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...
- The mental health of married, cohabiting, and non-coresident parents with infantsMichelle 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...
- Mother-child bookreading in low-income families: correlates and outcomes during the first three years of lifeHelen 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...
- Breastfeeding and verbal ability of 3-year-olds in a multicity sampleChristina M Gibson-Davis
Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, PO Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Pediatrics 118:e1444-51. 2006....
- Maternal intrusiveness, maternal warmth, and mother-toddler relationship outcomes: variations across low-income ethnic and acculturation groupsJean M Ispa
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Child Dev 75:1613-31. 2004....
- 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
- Racial and ethnic differentials in overweight and obesity among 3-year-old childrenRachel 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...
- Links between pubertal timing, peer influences, and externalizing behaviors among urban students followed through middle schoolSarah 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...
- Cumulative, human capital, and psychological risk in the context of early intervention: links with IQ at ages 3, 5, and 8Pamela 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...
- I wanna hold your hand: the progression of social, romantic and sexual events in adolescent relationshipsLUCIA 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...
- The roles of respect for parental authority and parenting practices in parent-child conflict among African American, Latino, and European American familiesSara 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...
- Growing up fast: stress exposure and subjective "weathering" in emerging adulthoodHolly 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...
- Neighborhood structural inequality, collective efficacy, and sexual risk behavior among urban youthChristopher 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...
- Early intervention in low birth weight premature infants: results at 18 years of age for the Infant Health and Development ProgramMarie C McCormick
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 117:771-80. 2006....
- Girls' recurrent and concurrent body dissatisfaction: correlates and consequences over 8 yearsRichard Ohring
Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
Int J Eat Disord 31:404-15. 2002..DISCUSSION: Findings suggest that adolescent body dissatisfaction has consequences for affect in adulthood...
- Extended households and the life course of young mothers: understanding the associations using a sample of mothers with premature, low birth weight babiesRachel 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...
- Sustained effects of high participation in an early intervention for low-birth-weight premature infantsJennifer 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...
- WIC participation, breastfeeding practices, and well-child care among unmarried, low-income mothersPinka 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....
- Links between pubertal timing and neighborhood contexts: implications for girls' violent behaviorDawn 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...
- Neighborhood context and racial differences in early adolescent sexual activityChristopher 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...
- Youth development programs: risk, prevention and policyJodie 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
- Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-oldsYange 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...
- How money matters for young children's development: parental investment and family processesW 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...
- 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 DevelopmentJeanne Brooks-Gunn
Columbia Teachers College, New York, USA
Child Dev 73:1052-72. 2002..Implications for policy are also discussed...
- Measurement equivalence and differential item functioning in family psychologyJeffrey 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....
- School readiness and later achievementGreg 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...
- The effectiveness of early head start for 3-year-old children and their parents: lessons for policy and programsJohn 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...
- Neighborhood poverty and public policy: a 5-year follow-up of children's educational outcomes in the New York City moving to opportunity demonstrationTama 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...
- Neighborhood income and physical and social disorder in Canada: associations with young children's competenciesDafna 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...
- Is pubertal timing associated with psychopathology in young adulthoodJulia 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...
- Jeanne Brooks-Gunn. Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public PolicyJeanne Brooks-Gunn
Am Psychol 57:893-4. 2002
- Low birth weight and risk of affective disorders and selected medical illness in offspring at high and low risk for depressionYoko 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:..
- A randomized study of neighborhood effects on low-income children's educational outcomesTama 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...
- The role of perinatal problems in risk of co-morbid psychiatric and medical disorders in adulthoodYoko 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...
- Additive interaction of child abuse and perinatal risk as signs of resiliency in adulthoodYoko 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...
- Age, puberty, and exposure to intimate partner violence in adolescenceHolly 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...
- Immigrant differences in school-age children's verbal trajectories: a look at four racial/ethnic groupsTama 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...
- Parental interactions with Latino infants: variation by country of origin and English proficiencyNatasha 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...
- The contribution of parenting to ethnic and racial gaps in school readinessJeanne 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...
- Couples' immigration status and ethnicity as determinants of breastfeedingChristina 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...