R Jay Turner
Affiliation: Florida International University
- Psychiatric and substance use disorders in South Florida: racial/ethnic and gender contrasts in a young adult cohortR 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...
- Early and mid-adolescence risk factors for later substance abuse by African Americans and European AmericansAndres 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...
- Anxiety and risk for substance dependence among late adolescents/young adultsBarbara 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...
- Cumulative adversity and drug dependence in young adults: racial/ethnic contrastsR 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...
- Cumulative lifetime adversities and alcohol dependence in adolescence and young adulthoodDonald 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...
- The relationship of cumulative and proximal adversity to onset of substance dependence symptoms in two American Indian communitiesNancy 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...
- Family structure and substance use problems in adolescence and early adulthood: examining explanations for the relationshipAnne E Barrett
Dpartment of Sociology, Florida State University, USA
Addiction 101:109-20. 2006....
- Stress burden, drug dependence and the nativity paradox among U.S. HispanicsR 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...
- Race/ethnicity and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling young adults: a differential item functioning analysisNoboru 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...
- Physical limitations and depressive symptoms: exploring the nature of the associationMathew 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...
- Stress burden and the lifetime incidence of psychiatric disorder in young adults: racial and ethnic contrastsR 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...
- Status variations in stress exposure: implications for the interpretation of research on race, socioeconomic status, and genderR 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...
- The pursuit of socially modifiable contingencies in mental healthR 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...
- Major life events: their personal meaning, resolution, and mental health significanceJohn 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...
- Cumulative adversity and posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from a diverse community sample of young adultsDonald 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...
- The social antecedents of anger proneness in young adulthoodR 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...
- Hispanic drug abuse in an evolving cultural context: an agenda for researchLynn 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...
- Family structure and mental health: the mediating effects of socioeconomic status, family process, and social stressAnne 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...
- Personal resources and depression in the transition to adulthood: ethnic comparisonsR 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...