R Jay Turner

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Major life events: their personal meaning, resolution, and mental health significance
    John R Reynolds
    Department of Sociology, Claude Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2270, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:223-37. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Status variations in stress exposure: implications for the interpretation of research on race, socioeconomic status, and gender
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Center for Demography and Population Health, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:488-505. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Stress burden, drug dependence and the nativity paradox among U.S. Hispanics
    R Jay Turner
    Center for Demography and Population Health and Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2240, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:79-89. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The social antecedents of anger proneness in young adulthood
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2240, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:68-83. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress burden and the lifetime incidence of psychiatric disorder in young adults: racial and ethnic contrasts
    R Jay Turner
    Center for Demography and Population Health, Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 2240, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:481-8. 2004
  6. pmc Cumulative lifetime adversities and alcohol dependence in adolescence and young adulthood
    Donald A Lloyd
    Center for Demography and Population Health, Department of Sociology, 616 Bellamy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2240, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:217-26. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Family structure and substance use problems in adolescence and early adulthood: examining explanations for the relationship
    Anne E Barrett
    Dpartment of Sociology, Florida State University, USA
    Addiction 101:109-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cumulative adversity and drug dependence in young adults: racial/ethnic contrasts
    R Jay Turner
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4063, USA
    Addiction 98:305-15. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The pursuit of socially modifiable contingencies in mental health
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2270, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:1-17. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Personal resources and depression in the transition to adulthood: ethnic comparisons
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 2270, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:34-52. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Major life events: their personal meaning, resolution, and mental health significance
    John R Reynolds
    Department of Sociology, Claude Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2270, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:223-37. 2008
    ..Longitudinal models and further development of survey-based measures for distinguishing the occurrence of a crisis and assessing the adequacy of its resolution are needed to more thoroughly test crisis theory...
  2. ncbi request reprint Status variations in stress exposure: implications for the interpretation of research on race, socioeconomic status, and gender
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Center for Demography and Population Health, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:488-505. 2003
    ..The implications of these findings for the debate over the relative mental health significance of exposure and vulnerability to stress are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Stress burden, drug dependence and the nativity paradox among U.S. Hispanics
    R Jay Turner
    Center for Demography and Population Health and Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2240, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:79-89. 2006
    ..Finally, our results suggest that social support matters for risk primarily because such support more effectively acts to reduce exposure to social stress among foreign-born young Hispanic women...
  4. ncbi request reprint The social antecedents of anger proneness in young adulthood
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2240, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:68-83. 2007
    ..Prior exposure to violent events, prior exposure to other forms of social stress, and certain personal attributes were found to be significant antecedents of both hostility and short-tempered forms of anger proneness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress burden and the lifetime incidence of psychiatric disorder in young adults: racial and ethnic contrasts
    R Jay Turner
    Center for Demography and Population Health, Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 2240, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:481-8. 2004
    ..With the exception of studies of individual traumatic events, the significance of stress exposure in psychiatric disorder previously has not been effectively examined...
  6. pmc Cumulative lifetime adversities and alcohol dependence in adolescence and young adulthood
    Donald A Lloyd
    Center for Demography and Population Health, Department of Sociology, 616 Bellamy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2240, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:217-26. 2008
    ..We also provide descriptive data that characterizes the patterns of cumulative exposure to such events and rates of alcohol dependence across gender, race/ethnic, and socioeconomic groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Family structure and substance use problems in adolescence and early adulthood: examining explanations for the relationship
    Anne E Barrett
    Dpartment of Sociology, Florida State University, USA
    Addiction 101:109-20. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Cumulative adversity and drug dependence in young adults: racial/ethnic contrasts
    R Jay Turner
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4063, USA
    Addiction 98:305-15. 2003
    ..To study cumulative exposure to stressors as a risk factor for drug dependence, and evaluate whether group differences in exposure contribute to differences in prevalence...
  9. ncbi request reprint The pursuit of socially modifiable contingencies in mental health
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2270, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:1-17. 2003
    ..It is suggested that the development of interventions in the service of stress prevention or reduction should command a greater proportion of the attention of researchers and interventionists...
  10. ncbi request reprint Personal resources and depression in the transition to adulthood: ethnic comparisons
    R Jay Turner
    Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 2270, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:34-52. 2004
    ..Overall, the results highlight some of the complexities inherent in making multi-ethnic comparisons...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family structure and mental health: the mediating effects of socioeconomic status, family process, and social stress
    Anne E Barrett
    Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, Florida State University, 636 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1121, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 46:156-69. 2005
    ..Substantial mediating effects also are observed for all three explanatory dimensions. Collectively, they completely or largely explain observed family type variations in mental health risk...
  12. doi request reprint Physical disability and depression: clarifying racial/ethnic contrasts
    Robyn Lewis Brown
    Department of Sociology, DePaul University, 990 West Fullerton Ave, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60614, USA Email
    J Aging Health 22:977-1000. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Cumulative adversity and posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from a diverse community sample of young adults
    Donald A Lloyd
    Center for Demography and Population Health, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:381-91. 2003
    ..Analyses control for clustering of events proximal to onset. Implications for etiology and preventive intervention are noted...
  14. pmc The relationship of cumulative and proximal adversity to onset of substance dependence symptoms in two American Indian communities
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Mail Stop F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:279-88. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that efforts to help children and adolescents in AI communities develop constructive mechanisms for coping with adversity may be especially valuable in substance dependence prevention...
  15. pmc Physical limitations and depressive symptoms: exploring the nature of the association
    Mathew D Gayman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S219-S228. 2008
    ..This study considered the hypothesis of reciprocal influence; the possibility of spuriousness in relation to pain, stress, and lifetime major depression; and the possible mediating effects of pain and social stress...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hispanic drug abuse in an evolving cultural context: an agenda for research
    Lynn A Warner
    School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S8-16. 2006
    ..e., family and peer group), and community level influences on drug use, and offers a systematic agenda for future research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and substance use disorders in South Florida: racial/ethnic and gender contrasts in a young adult cohort
    R Jay Turner
    Life Course and Health Research Center, Florida International University, University Park Campus, Deuxieme Maison DM 243, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:43-50. 2002
    ..Unique aspects of the study include the large sample size, its ethnic diversity, and the fact that a substantial proportion of Hispanic participants were foreign born...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and risk for substance dependence among late adolescents/young adults
    Barbara Lopez
    Florida International University, FL 33199, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:275-94. 2005
    ..Finally, comorbid and pure anxiety disorders were found to be predictive of the number of alcohol and drug use problems...
  19. pmc Early and mid-adolescence risk factors for later substance abuse by African Americans and European Americans
    Andres G Gil
    School of Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S15-29. 2002
    ..This study examines the relationship between risk factors experienced during adolescence by African Americans and European Americans and DSM-IV alcohol dependence and marijuana abuse or dependence in early adulthood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling young adults: a differential item functioning analysis
    Noboru Iwata
    Division of Health Science, University of East Asia, 2 1 Ichinomiya gakuencho, Shimonoseki 751 8503, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 110:281-9. 2002
    ..In contrast, no differences were observed when only negative items were considered. The use of positive affect items might artifactually induce spurious differences among people who were born outside the United States or North America...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stability of retrospective reports in depression: traumatic events, past depressive episodes, and parental psychopathology
    Pamela K Schraedley
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Jordan Hall, Bldg 420, Stanford, CA 94305 2130, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:307-16. 2002
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed for research that relies on the retrospective self-reports of depressed participants...
  22. ncbi request reprint Understanding variations in exposure to social stress
    Heather A Turner
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Health (London) 9:209-40. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that the onset of chronic stress is more affected by personal characteristics, such as emotional reliance and disorder history, than is onset of life events. Implications of these findings are discussed...

Research Grants15

  1. Ethnic Contrasts in Mental Health and Substance Problems
    R Jay Turner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our intention would be to share these findings through presentations to the scientific and general communities and through the publication of peer reviewed scientific publications. ..
  2. Physical Disability and Drug Use: Longitudinal Analyses
    R Jay Turner; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. PHYSICAL DISABILTY MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE
    R Jay Turner; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  4. Health Disparities and Stress Hypothesis
    R Jay Turner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is likely to serve the needs of prevention science and hence has very significant public health implications. ..