Joanna Almeida

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Substance use, generation and time in the United States: the modifying role of gender for immigrant urban adolescents
    Joanna Almeida
    Simmons School of Social Work, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:2069-75. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Ethnicity and nativity status as determinants of perceived social support: testing the concept of familism
    Joanna Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Stearns 503, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1852-8. 2009
  3. pmc A multilevel analysis of social ties and social cohesion among Latinos and their neighborhoods: results from Chicago
    Joanna Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    J Urban Health 86:745-59. 2009
  4. pmc Emotional distress among LGBT youth: the influence of perceived discrimination based on sexual orientation
    Joanna Almeida
    Northeastern University, School of Health Professions, Institute on Urban Health Research, Stearns Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1001-14. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Is blood thicker than water? Social support, depression and the modifying role of ethnicity/nativity status
    J Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:51-6. 2011
  6. pmc Peer violence perpetration among urban adolescents: dispelling the myth of the violent immigrant
    Joanna Almeida
    Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2658-80. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Are increased worker caseloads in state child protective service agencies a potential explanation for the decline in child sexual abuse? A multilevel analysis
    Joanna Almeida
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:367-75. 2008

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Substance use, generation and time in the United States: the modifying role of gender for immigrant urban adolescents
    Joanna Almeida
    Simmons School of Social Work, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:2069-75. 2012
    ..The effects of generation and time in US on substance use differ by gender and the particular substance...
  2. doi request reprint Ethnicity and nativity status as determinants of perceived social support: testing the concept of familism
    Joanna Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Stearns 503, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1852-8. 2009
    ..Effect modification by SES suggests that Latinos of lower and higher SES may differ with regard to the traditionally-held value of familism...
  3. pmc A multilevel analysis of social ties and social cohesion among Latinos and their neighborhoods: results from Chicago
    Joanna Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    J Urban Health 86:745-59. 2009
    ..Contrary to the assumption that Mexican immigrant enclaves beget social cohesion, we did not find this to be true in Chicago neighborhoods...
  4. pmc Emotional distress among LGBT youth: the influence of perceived discrimination based on sexual orientation
    Joanna Almeida
    Northeastern University, School of Health Professions, Institute on Urban Health Research, Stearns Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1001-14. 2009
    ..Perceived discrimination is a likely contributor to emotional distress among LGBT youth...
  5. doi request reprint Is blood thicker than water? Social support, depression and the modifying role of ethnicity/nativity status
    J Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:51-6. 2011
    ..In addition, such studies rarely specify the source of support and how support from family versus friends may differentially impact mental health...
  6. pmc Peer violence perpetration among urban adolescents: dispelling the myth of the violent immigrant
    Joanna Almeida
    Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2658-80. 2011
    ..Results suggest that perpetration of violence worsens with increased time in the U.S. Research is needed to identify factors that contribute to the acquisition of behaviors such as violence among recently arrived immigrant youth...
  7. ncbi request reprint Are increased worker caseloads in state child protective service agencies a potential explanation for the decline in child sexual abuse? A multilevel analysis
    Joanna Almeida
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:367-75. 2008