Gail A Wasserman

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Water manganese exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:124-9. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Developmental impacts of heavy metals and undernutrition
    Gail A Wasserman
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:212-7. 2008
  3. pmc Water arsenic exposure and intellectual function in 6-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:285-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk at juvenile justice intake
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:239-49. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and manganese exposure and children's intellectual function
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    Neurotoxicology 32:450-7. 2011
  6. pmc Gender differences in psychiatric disorders at juvenile probation intake
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 78, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:131-7. 2005
  7. pmc Water arsenic exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1329-33. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Juvenile probation officers' mental health decision making
    Gail A Wasserman
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for the Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Columbia University NY State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive Unit 78, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:410-22. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for emergent risk and service needs among incarcerated youth: comparing MAYSI-2 and Voice DISC-IV
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NYC, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:629-39. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Contributors to traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in juvenile justice youths
    Gail A Wasserman
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:422-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Water manganese exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:124-9. 2006
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency lifetime health advisory level. We conclude that in both Bangladesh and the United States, some children are at risk for Mn-induced neurotoxicity...
  2. doi request reprint Developmental impacts of heavy metals and undernutrition
    Gail A Wasserman
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:212-7. 2008
    ..Stunting affects more than 25% of young children in developing countries. The combined neurocognitive loss from both risks, although rarely jointly studied, represents a substantial loss of global potential...
  3. pmc Water arsenic exposure and intellectual function in 6-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:285-9. 2007
    ..We recently reported results of a cross-sectional investigation of intellectual function in 10-year-olds in Bangladesh, who had been exposed to arsenic from drinking water in their home wells...
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk at juvenile justice intake
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:239-49. 2006
    ..While more girls reported recent attempts regardless of depression, depressed boys' attempt risk was as high as girls'. Depression contributed more to attempt history than did substance disorder...
  5. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and manganese exposure and children's intellectual function
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    Neurotoxicology 32:450-7. 2011
    ..25). Findings are consistent with other reports documenting adverse impact of both As and Mn exposure on child developmental outcomes, although associations appear muted at these relatively low exposure levels...
  6. pmc Gender differences in psychiatric disorders at juvenile probation intake
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 78, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:131-7. 2005
    ..We identified gender differences in psychiatric disorders among youths at probation intake...
  7. pmc Water arsenic exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1329-33. 2004
    ..5 microg/L. The association was generally stronger for well-water As than for urinary As...
  8. doi request reprint Juvenile probation officers' mental health decision making
    Gail A Wasserman
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for the Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Columbia University NY State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive Unit 78, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:410-22. 2008
    ..Probation officers were especially likely to underidentify internalizing disorders. Policy implications for promoting identification of mental health needs and improving linkage to community service providers are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for emergent risk and service needs among incarcerated youth: comparing MAYSI-2 and Voice DISC-IV
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NYC, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:629-39. 2004
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  10. doi request reprint Contributors to traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in juvenile justice youths
    Gail A Wasserman
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:422-9. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Mental health assessments in juvenile justice: report on the consensus conference
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for the Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Department of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:752-61. 2003
    ..The proposed guidelines for mental health assessment provide explicit information about how, why, and when to obtain mental health information on justice youths at each important juncture in processing...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluating Project Connect: improving juvenile probationers' mental health and substance use service access
    Gail A Wasserman
    Center for the Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, NY State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:393-405. 2009
    ..Compared to Baseline, under Project Connect, referred youths were 2.7 times as likely to access services, regardless of youth or county characteristics, service availability, or when the intervention took place...
  13. doi request reprint Prenatal cocaine exposure and prolonged focus attention. Poor infant information processing ability or precocious maturation of attentional systems?
    Claudia A Chiriboga
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dev Neurosci 31:149-58. 2009
    ..Whether focused attention findings impact long term development awaits further study...
  14. pmc Manganese exposure from drinking water and children's classroom behavior in Bangladesh
    Khalid Khan
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1501-6. 2011
    ..Little is known about potential effects at lower exposures, especially in children. Moreover, little is known regarding potential interactions between exposure to Mn and other metals, especially arsenic (As)...
  15. pmc Arsenic exposure and motor function among children in Bangladesh
    Faruque Parvez
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1665-70. 2011
    ..Very little is known, however, about possible associations with other neurologic outcomes such as motor function...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between blood lead, bone lead and child intelligence
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York State Pyschiatric Institute, New York City, 10032, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 9:22-34. 2003
    ..1 points, respectively. Bone lead-IQ associations were stronger than those for blood lead, which nonetheless provide robust analogues. Current BPb, easy to obtain, provides a useful means for assessing Pb exposure/IQ associations...
  17. doi request reprint Lifetime suicide attempts in juvenile assessment center youth
    Scott Nolen
    Center for Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 12:111-23. 2008
    ..JACs need to develop protocols for identifying suicide risk; further, since suicide history predicts future attempts, Anxiety Disordered boys may be at particular risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of well water arsenic and child IQ in Maine schoolchildren
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University New York, NY, USA
    Environ Health 13:23. 2014
    ..g., Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory) after adjustment for social factors. Because findings are not easily generalizable to the US, we examine this relation in a US population...
  19. doi request reprint Psychotropic medication patterns among youth in juvenile justice
    Camilla L Lyons
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 40:58-68. 2013
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  20. ncbi request reprint A cure for crime: can mental health treatment diversion reduce crime among youth?
    Alison Evans Cuellar
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, New York, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 25:197-214. 2006
    ..In addition, it evaluates the effect of a mental health diversion program for youth that was implemented in Texas. The paper finds that mental health diversion can be used effectively to delay or prevent youth recidivism...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paper and voice MAYSI-2: format comparability and concordance with the voice DISC-IV
    Maureen A Hayes
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Assessment 12:395-403. 2005
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Self-injury in incarcerated juvenile females: contributions of mental health and traumatic experiences
    Larkin S McReynolds
    Center for the Promotion ofMentalHealth in Juvenile Justice, Division ofMentalHealth Services and Policy Research, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive Unit 78, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:752-5. 2011
    ..Findings contribute to work demonstrating the importance of dissociation both as a consequence of victimization and as a key feature underlying self-injurious behavior...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prenatal cocaine exposures and dose-related cocaine effects on infant tone and behavior
    Claudia A Chiriboga
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:323-30. 2007
    ..In humans, numerous studies have sought clinical correlates, but few have focused on dose-related effects, especially as regards neurologic function beyond the neonatal period...
  24. ncbi request reprint The voice DISC-IV with incarcerated male youths: prevalence of disorder
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:314-21. 2002
    ..1) To accurately assess rate of psychiatric disorder in incarcerated juveniles, and (2) to examine the feasibility of using a self-administered, comprehensive structured psychiatric assessment with those youths...
  25. ncbi request reprint Service referral for juvenile justice youths: associations with psychiatric disorder and recidivism
    Machteld Hoeve
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 41:379-89. 2014
    ..Providing juvenile justice youths with systematic mental health assessment and linking those with substance use disorder to mental health and substance use services likely reduces recidivism risk. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in incarcerated youths
    Gail A Wasserman
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1011. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries
    Susan P Walker
    Epidemiology Research Unit, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Lancet 369:145-57. 2007
    ..Furthermore, risks often occur together or cumulatively, with concomitant increased adverse effects on the development of the world's poorest children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Contribution of parent report to voice DISC-IV diagnosis among incarcerated youths
    Susan J Ko
    National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:868-77. 2004
    ..To examine the contribution of parent report to youth report in defining psychiatric "caseness" among incarcerated youths. The authors compared reports with each other and examined the influence of varying case definitions...