E S Susser

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of community-level data in the National Children's Study to establish the representativeness of segment selection in the Queens Vanguard Site
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:18. 2012
  2. pmc Human blood RNA stabilization in samples collected and transported for a large biobank
    Nur Duale
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 5:510. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Invited commentary: is prenatal fasting during Ramadan related to adult health outcomes? A novel and important question for epidemiology
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:737-40. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A conception-to-death cohort
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, USA
    Lancet 361:797-8. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Invited commentary: The use of sibship studies to detect familial confounding
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10038, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:537-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic approaches to neurodevelopmental disorders
    E Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 622 W 168th Street, PH18 121, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 7:S2-3. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Eco-epidemiology: thinking outside the black box
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epidemiology 15:519-20; author reply 527-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Latent effects of prenatal malnutrition on adult health: the example of schizophrenia
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1508, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:185-92. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The design of the prenatal determinants of schizophrenia study
    E S Susser
    Division of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 26:257-73. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term course of acute brief psychosis in a developing country setting
    E Susser
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 173:226-30. 1998

Research Grants

  1. SEXUAL RISK REDUCTION AMONG MEN WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
    Ezra Susser; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Early Determinants of Adult Health
    Ezra Susser; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Use of community-level data in the National Children's Study to establish the representativeness of segment selection in the Queens Vanguard Site
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:18. 2012
    ..We test whether the neighborhoods selected for NCS recruitment, are representative of the whole of Queens County, and whether there is sufficient variability across neighborhoods for meaningful studies of contextual variables...
  2. pmc Human blood RNA stabilization in samples collected and transported for a large biobank
    Nur Duale
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 5:510. 2012
    ..Endpoints to characterize the samples were RNA quality and yield, and the RNA transcript stability of selected genes...
  3. doi request reprint Invited commentary: is prenatal fasting during Ramadan related to adult health outcomes? A novel and important question for epidemiology
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:737-40. 2013
    ..other explanations for the associations that were found?; 4) Are the results internally coherent and robust enough to support the 2 main findings?; and 5) What strategies could be used to further advance this important field of research?..
  4. ncbi request reprint A conception-to-death cohort
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, USA
    Lancet 361:797-8. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Invited commentary: The use of sibship studies to detect familial confounding
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10038, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:537-9. 2010
    ..Their study illustrates how valuable the design can be in this kind of scenario. It also illustrates the potential complexity of sibship studies and the challenges they present for appropriate interpretation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic approaches to neurodevelopmental disorders
    E Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 622 W 168th Street, PH18 121, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 7:S2-3. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Eco-epidemiology: thinking outside the black box
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epidemiology 15:519-20; author reply 527-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Latent effects of prenatal malnutrition on adult health: the example of schizophrenia
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1508, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:185-92. 2008
    ..Thus we aim to draw attention to the need to look beyond the concurrent effects of malnutrition and consider also the effects that may become apparent decades later...
  9. ncbi request reprint The design of the prenatal determinants of schizophrenia study
    E S Susser
    Division of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 26:257-73. 2000
    ..Data are presented that bear on the main sources of potential bias and are important to understanding the strengths and limitations of this unique data set...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term course of acute brief psychosis in a developing country setting
    E Susser
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 173:226-30. 1998
    ..This study in North India compared acute brief psychosis--defined by acute onset, brief duration and no early relapse--with other remitting psychoses, over a 12-year course and outcome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence and cumulative risk of treated schizophrenia in the prenatal determinants of schizophrenia study
    M A Bresnahan
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 26:297-308. 2000
    ..Possible explanations for the apparently high rates of disorder include chance, design effects, and true variation in risk over time and place...
  12. ncbi request reprint Further evidence of relation between prenatal famine and major affective disorder
    A S Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:190-5. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Trends of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in New York City after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:514-24. 2003
    ..The psychological consequences of a large-scale disaster in a densely populated urban area may extend beyond persons directly affected by the disaster to persons in the general population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Advancing paternal age and autism
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Seaver Center for Autism Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1026-32. 2006
    ..Maternal and paternal ages are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Advancing paternal age and the risk of schizophrenia
    D Malaspina
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:361-7. 2001
    ..A major source of new mutations in humans is the male germ line, with mutation rates monotonically increasing as father's age at conception advances, possibly because of accumulating replication errors in spermatogonial cell lines...
  16. pmc Incidence of schizophrenia among second-generation immigrants in the jerusalem perinatal cohort
    Cheryl Corcoran
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 2, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:596-602. 2009
    ..Few contemporary studies have evaluated the risk of schizophrenia among second-generation immigrants in other parts of the world...
  17. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: taking the search for causes of schizophrenia to a different level
    Dana March
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:979-81. 2006
    ..This work exemplifies an integrative, multilevel approach to epidemiologic research that employs principles central to eco-epidemiology and other, similar frameworks...
  18. ncbi request reprint Belated concerns and latent effects: the example of schizophrenia
    Michaeline Bresnahan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epidemiology 18:583-4. 2007
    ..By extending the causal time frame to include long-term latent effects we are confronted with a potential paradox: interventions beneficial in early life may have undetected adverse consequences in adulthood...
  19. ncbi request reprint Race and risk of schizophrenia in a US birth cohort: another example of health disparity?
    Michaeline Bresnahan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:751-8. 2007
    ..Here we compared rates of schizophrenia between whites and African Americans and evaluated whether the association was mediated by socioeconomic status (SES) of family of origin in a US birth cohort...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology among New York city public school children 6 months after September 11
    Christina W Hoven
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:545-52. 2005
    ..The prevalence of child psychopathology, however, has not been assessed in a population-based sample exposed to different levels of mass trauma or across a range of disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and intelligence: implications for age-related genomic changes in male germ cells
    Dolores Malaspina
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 15:117-25. 2005
    ..There are also substantial genetic influences on intelligence, so de novo genetic events in male germ cells, which accompany advancing paternal age, may plausibly influence offspring intelligence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Commentary: what can epidemiology accomplish?
    Sharon Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:587-90; discussion 593-6. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief HIV risk reduction intervention for men with severe mental illness
    Alan Berkman
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:407-9. 2006
    ..A six-session version of a longer, 15-session social skills intervention for reducing high-risk sexual behaviors among men with severe mental illness was assessed...
  24. ncbi request reprint The concept of population prevention: application to schizophrenia
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:791-801. 2003
    ..The article concludes that population and high-risk prevention strategies can be complementary and that it may be feasible and appropriate to use them in combination...
  25. doi request reprint Psychosis and place
    Dana March
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 30:84-100. 2008
    ..They also propose a conceptual shift from studies of spatial variation in outcomes to research addressing the etiologic effect of exposures shaped by place as a reservoir of risk or resilience...
  26. pmc Mental health needs in New York state following the September 11th attacks
    Daniel Herman
    Department of Epidemiology of the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 79:322-31. 2002
    ..Estimates from this initial assessment will be refined over time as further data concerning the impact of the September 11th attacks become available...
  27. pmc Prenatal famine and adult health
    L H Lumey
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 32:237-62. 2011
    ..Much progress can be made if current separate studies are further analyzed with comparable definitions of exposures and outcomes and using common analytic strategies...
  28. pmc The role of birth cohorts in studies of adult health: the New York women's birth cohort
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:431-45. 2009
    ..Understanding the factors that are associated with tracing and participation in these existing cohorts will help in interpreting the validity and generalisability of the findings from these invaluable cohorts...
  29. pmc The psychological impact of the SARS epidemic on hospital employees in China: exposure, risk perception, and altruistic acceptance of risk
    Ping Wu
    Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 54:302-11. 2009
    ..We examined the psychological impact of the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on hospital employees in Beijing, China...
  30. pmc Effect of socioeconomic status and parents' education at birth on risk of schizophrenia in offspring
    Cheryl Corcoran
    Dept of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:265-71. 2009
    ..Instead, a modest increase in risk for schizophrenia was observed only for those born at the bottom of the social ladder...
  31. ncbi request reprint Children of HIV-positive drug-using parents
    Daniel J Pilowsky
    Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:950-6. 2003
    ..Associations between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status of injection drug users (IDUs) and their children's psychopathology and social functioning were examined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mental illness in an adult sample admitted to public hostels in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, Brazil--on Lovisi et al
    Michaeline Bresnahan
    Dept of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:499-501. 2003
  33. pmc Genomic DNA methylation among women in a multiethnic New York City birth cohort
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2306-10. 2008
    ..Larger studies and studies that measure within-individual changes in DNA methylation over time are a necessary next step...
  34. pmc Effect of socioeconomic status on exposures to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) among pregnant African-American women
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:250-5. 2004
    ..Neither income nor education was associated with concentrations of DDE. The authors concluded that maternal socioeconomic indicators may influence the effects of exposure to PCBs among African-American pregnant women...
  35. doi request reprint Mortality risk among recent-onset injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:413-28. 2008
    ....
  36. pmc Severity and persistence of asthma and mental health: a birth cohort study
    R D Goodwin
    Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Med 43:1313-22. 2013
    ..Analyses were stratified by asthma severity and persistence, and adjusted for a range of potential confounders...
  37. pmc Ourselves, our bodies, our realities: an HIV prevention intervention for women with severe mental illness
    P Y Collins
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 78:162-75. 2001
    ..Providing women with severe mental illness with choices of protective methods and the knowledge and skills to ensure proper use are among the many crucial ingredients in prevention of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome...
  38. ncbi request reprint A.E. Bennett Research Award. Prenatal rubella, premorbid abnormalities, and adult schizophrenia
    A S Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 49:473-86. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These findings link a known prenatal exposure, a deviant neurodevelopmental trajectory in childhood and adolescence, and SSP in adulthood within the same individuals...
  39. ncbi request reprint Senile degeneration and cognitive impairment in chronic schizophrenia
    A J Dwork
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:1536-43. 1998
    ..This study was an investigation of the role of Alzheimer-type senile degenerative abnormalities in the cognitive impairment of chronic schizophrenia...
  40. pmc New York besieged: 11 September and after
    Sally Conover
    Dept of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:2-3. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and schizophrenia: from prenatal to adult life
    Alan S Brown
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:1175-80. 2005
    ..Finally, we discuss the implications of these findings for future work on nutritional etiologies of schizophrenia...
  42. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies and early functional impairments in a prospective birth cohort: risk of schizophrenia-spectrum disorder in adulthood
    John L Waddington
    Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, St Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Br J Psychiatry 192:264-7. 2008
    ..Adversities operating over intrauterine life have been associated with risk of schizophrenia, but the biology of resultant developmental perturbation is poorly understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Elevated maternal interleukin-8 levels and risk of schizophrenia in adult offspring
    Alan S Brown
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:889-95. 2004
    ....
  44. pmc Prenatal lead exposure, delta-aminolevulinic acid, and schizophrenia
    Mark G A Opler
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:548-52. 2004
    ..43 (95% CI, 0.99-5.96; p = 0.051). This finding suggests that the effects of prenatal exposure to lead and/or elevated delta-ALA may extend into later life and must be further investigated as risk factors for adult psychiatric diseases...
  45. pmc An approach to assessment of endocrine disruption in the National Children's Study
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1691-7. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, if properly designed, the NCS could serve as an excellent resource for investigating future hypotheses regarding endocrine disruption...
  46. ncbi request reprint Maternal-fetal blood incompatibility and the risk of schizophrenia in offspring
    Beverly J Insel
    Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University Epidemiology, 722 W 168 St, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 80:331-42. 2005
    ..The relation between schizophrenia and maternal-fetal blood incompatibility, arising from the D antigen of the Rhesus (Rh) and the ABO blood group antigens, was examined in a cohort of live-births...
  47. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the social pathology of the HIV/AIDS pandemic
    Landon Myer
    Fogarty AIDS Information, Training and Research Program, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:189-92. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Use of VA aftercare following military discharge among patients with serious mental disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City 10463, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:383-8. 2003
    ..This study examined the use of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aftercare services among patients with serious mental disorders who were discharged from the military after a first admission to a Department of Defense (DoD) hospital...
  49. pmc Paternal age and risk of schizophrenia in adult offspring
    Alan S Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1528-33. 2002
    ..The study examined the relation between paternal age at the time of birth and risk of schizophrenia in the adult offspring...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relative risk for genetic associations: the case-parent triad as a variant of case-cohort design
    Habibul Ahsan
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:669-78. 2002
    ..Also, by allowing the potential sources of selection bias to be revealed more easily the design is made more accessible both conceptually and practically to epidemiologists...
  51. ncbi request reprint In utero infection and adult schizophrenia
    Alan S Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 8:51-7. 2002
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence of prenatal influenza in the etiology of schizophrenia
    Alan S Brown
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:774-80. 2004
    ..These studies used dates of influenza epidemics and maternal recall of infection to define influenza exposure, suggesting that discrepant findings may have resulted from exposure misclassification...
  53. pmc Maternal iron deficiency and the risk of schizophrenia in offspring
    Beverly J Insel
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 23, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1136-44. 2008
    ..Adopting a life course perspective, we examined the effects of early iron deficiency on the risk of schizophrenia in adulthood...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prenatal determinants of schizophrenia: what we have learned thus far?
    Michaeline Bresnahan
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:194-7. 2005
    ..Here we describe a few key findings from the PDS with respect to prenatal infection, nutrition, and toxic exposures...
  55. pmc Fetal environment and schizophrenia
    Mark G A Opler
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1239-42. 2005
    ..Findings from prospectively collected birth cohorts are offered as examples of both innovations in methodology and opportunities for future generations of investigators...
  56. ncbi request reprint Social epidemiology in South Africa
    Landon Myer
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Epidemiol Rev 26:112-23. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Does unwantedness of pregnancy predict schizophrenia in the offspring? Findings from a prospective birth cohort study
    Daniel B Herman
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:605-10. 2006
    ..We sought to replicate (or refute) a previous report of an association between unwantedness of a pregnancy and the risk of schizophrenia in the offspring...
  58. ncbi request reprint Service use and outcomes of first-admission patients with psychotic disorders in the Suffolk County Mental Health Project
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave at 16th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1291-8. 2005
    ....
  59. pmc Tetrachloroethylene exposure and risk of schizophrenia: offspring of dry cleaners in a population birth cohort, preliminary findings
    Mary C Perrin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 90:251-4. 2007
    ..We observed an increased incidence of schizophrenia in offspring of parents who were dry cleaners (RR=3.4, 95% CI, 1.3-9.2, p=0.01). Tetrachloroethylene exposure warrants further investigation as a risk factor for schizophrenia...
  60. ncbi request reprint No evidence of relation between maternal exposure to herpes simplex virus type 2 and risk of schizophrenia?
    Alan S Brown
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 23, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2178-80. 2006
    ..The authors examined whether maternal exposure to herpes virus type 2 is associated with risk for adult schizophrenia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and course of anorexia nervosa in the community
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1259-65. 2007
    ..The authors sought to describe the onset and outcomes of anorexia nervosa in the general population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Dutch Hunger Winter families study
    L H Lumey
    Department of Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1196-204. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Elevated prenatal homocysteine levels as a risk factor for schizophrenia
    Alan S Brown
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:31-9. 2007
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposure to toxoplasmosis and risk of schizophrenia in adult offspring
    Alan S Brown
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 23, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:767-73. 2005
    ..The authors examined the relationship between maternal antibody to toxoplasmosis and the risk of schizophrenia and other schizophrenia spectrum disorders in offspring. Toxoplasmosis is known to adversely affect fetal brain development...
  65. ncbi request reprint Challenges for psychiatry in serving homeless people with psychiatric disorders
    Hunter L McQuistion
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine and Division of Mental Hygiene, City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 93 Worth Street, Room 413, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:669-76. 2003
    ..To be effective and credible in continuing to help solve the problems of homeless people with psychiatric disorders, psychiatry must adapt to these new challenges, using the roles it has developed...
  66. pmc Prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and postnatal growth: a structural analysis
    Matthew R Lamb
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:779-85. 2006
    ..Although limited by sample size, our results suggest that prenatal exposure to PCBs may affect growth, especially in girls, and that ortho-substitution is an important determinant of its effect on growth...
  67. ncbi request reprint Patients with ICD-10 acute transient psychotic disorder (ATPD)
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Psychol Med 32:1483-4; author reply 1484-5. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics, 4-year course, and DSM-IV classification of patients with nonaffective acute remitting psychosis
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NewYork, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2108-15. 2003
    ..The authors examined the clinical characteristics and 48-month illness course of cases of nonaffective acute remitting psychosis and described the classification of these cases in the DSM-IV system...
  69. doi request reprint Birth weight and cognitive ability in childhood among siblings and nonsiblings
    Seungmi Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:e350-8. 2008
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint The incidence of anorexia nervosa on Curaçao
    Hans W Hoek
    Parnassia The Hague Psychiatric Institute, Mangostraat 15, 2552 KS The Hague, Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 162:748-52. 2005
    ..To examine whether anorexia nervosa emerges in societies undergoing socioeconomic transition, the authors studied the incidence of anorexia nervosa on the Caribbean island of Curaçao...

Research Grants6

  1. SEXUAL RISK REDUCTION AMONG MEN WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
    Ezra Susser; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will thoroughly examine the implications of the data for service provision and disseminate the results as appropriate. ..
  2. Early Determinants of Adult Health
    Ezra Susser; Fiscal Year: 2007
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