S B Austin

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and tobacco use in a cohort study of US adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Channing Laboratory, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:317-22. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Population-based prevention of eating disorders: an application of the Rose prevention model
    S B Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prev Med 32:268-83. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston 02115, MA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1115-23. 2004
  4. pmc Body satisfaction, weight gain and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls
    K R Sonneville
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:944-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:900-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents
    A E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1210-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint U.S. federally funded television public service announcements (PSAs) to prevent HIV/AIDS: a content analysis
    W DeJong
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 6:249-63. 2001
  8. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in purging and binge eating from early to late adolescence
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:238-45. 2009
  9. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in longitudinal alcohol use patterns among adolescents: findings from the Growing Up Today Study
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1071-8. 2008
  10. pmc Sexual orientation and drug use in a longitudinal cohort study of U.S. adolescents
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Addict Behav 35:517-21. 2010

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and tobacco use in a cohort study of US adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Channing Laboratory, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:317-22. 2004
    ..To examine sexual-orientation group disparities in tobacco use in adolescent girls and boys...
  2. ncbi request reprint Population-based prevention of eating disorders: an application of the Rose prevention model
    S B Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prev Med 32:268-83. 2001
    ..In the case of eating disorders, Rose's model is instructive: Dieting stands out as risk behavior that may both fit Rose's model well and be a key leverage point for preventive intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston 02115, MA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1115-23. 2004
    ..To examine sexual orientation group differences in eating disorder symptoms in adolescent girls and boys...
  4. pmc Body satisfaction, weight gain and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls
    K R Sonneville
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:944-9. 2012
    ..To examine if body satisfaction is associated with body mass index (BMI) change and whether it protects against the development of frequent binge eating among overweight and obese adolescent girls...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:900-6. 2003
    ..To assess whether dieting to control weight was associated with weight change among children and adolescents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents
    A E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1210-6. 2004
    ..To assess whether intake of snack foods was associated with weight change among children and adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint U.S. federally funded television public service announcements (PSAs) to prevent HIV/AIDS: a content analysis
    W DeJong
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 6:249-63. 2001
    ..Implications of these conclusions for the future of U.S. HIV/AIDS prevention are discussed...
  8. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in purging and binge eating from early to late adolescence
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:238-45. 2009
    ..To describe patterns of purging and binge eating from early through late adolescence in female and male youth across a range of sexual orientations...
  9. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in longitudinal alcohol use patterns among adolescents: findings from the Growing Up Today Study
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1071-8. 2008
    ..To compare sexual orientation group differences in the longitudinal development of alcohol use behaviors during adolescence...
  10. pmc Sexual orientation and drug use in a longitudinal cohort study of U.S. adolescents
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Addict Behav 35:517-21. 2010
    ..Such information is essential for developing interventions that are critically needed to reduce drug use in this population. Efforts need to begin early because large sexual orientation disparities in drug use are evident by adolescence...
  11. pmc Dieting and smoking initiation in early adolescent girls and boys: a prospective study
    S B Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, JB 335, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:446-50. 2001
    ..This analysis tested the relation between dieting frequency and risk of smoking initiation in a longitudinal sample of adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, gender, and alcohol use in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent girls and boys
    Najat J Ziyadeh
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:119-30. 2007
    ..Sexual minority youth may be at elevated risk for alcohol use relative to heterosexual youth, but the reasons underlying higher rates and whether there may be gender differences in risk are not known...
  13. ncbi request reprint Consumerism: its impact on the health of adolescents
    S B Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Adolesc Med 12:389-409. 2001
    ..A critical role for adolescent health researchers and advocates is to contribute a public health perspective into ongoing debates over regulating business practices that negatively affect the health of young people...
  14. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in the association of dieting and gains in BMI among young adults
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:456-64. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between dieting and subsequent weight change and whether the association varies by gender or race/ethnicity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can media promote responsible sexual behaviors among adolescents and young adults?
    Hernan M Delgado
    Division of Adolescent, Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:405-10. 2007
    ..This review focuses on interventions using mass media, computers and the Internet...
  16. ncbi request reprint School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:865-9. 2007
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  17. pmc Sexual violence victimization history and sexual risk indicators in a community-based urban cohort of "mostly heterosexual" and heterosexual young women
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1015-20. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Disparities in child abuse victimization in lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual women in the Nurses' Health Study II
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:597-606. 2008
    ..One underlying factor may be heightened risk for abuse victimization in childhood in lesbian and bisexual women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Making sense of sexual orientation measures: findings from a cognitive processing study with adolescents on health survey questions
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 3:55-65. 2007
    ..To carry out a study using cognitive processing interview methods to explore ways in which adolescents understand sexual orientation questions currently used on epidemiologic surveys...
  20. doi request reprint Predicting sexual initiation in a prospective cohort study of adolescents
    Susan H Gray
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 850 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:55-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether a new scale measuring beliefs about postponing sexual initiation (PSI) predicts sexual initiation and whether the association between PSI and sexual initiation is mediated by intention to initiate sexual intercourse...
  21. doi request reprint Patterns and determinants of physical activity in U.S. adolescents
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:369-77. 2008
    ..S. adolescents and to assess the effect of multiple individual, parental, and environmental factors on initial level and rates of change in adolescent physical activity...
  22. pmc Irregular menses linked to vomiting in a nonclinical sample: findings from the National Eating Disorders Screening Program in high schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:450-7. 2008
    ..Using data from an eating disorders screening initiative conducted in high schools across the United States, we examined the relationship between vomiting frequency and irregular menses in a nonclinical sample of adolescent females...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of initiation of alcohol use among US adolescents: findings from a prospective cohort study
    Laurie B Fisher
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:959-66. 2007
    ..To identify precursors of adolescent alcohol initiation and binge drinking...
  24. doi request reprint Child abuse and smoking among young women: the importance of severity, accumulation, and timing
    Hee Jin Jun
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:55-63. 2008
    ..We examined the association between severity, accumulation, and timing of abuse in childhood and adolescence and smoking status among young women...
  25. pmc Swimming upstream: faculty and staff members from urban middle schools in low-income communities describe their experience implementing nutrition and physical activity initiatives
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A37. 2006
    ..A better understanding is needed about school environments and how they may affect the implementation, efficacy, and sustainability of initiatives designed to improve nutrition and physical activity...
  26. pmc Facilitating change in school health: a qualitative study of schools' experiences using the School Health Index
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A35. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Weight concerns and weight control behaviors of adolescents and their mothers
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1121-6. 2005
    ..To assess the association between weight concerns and weight control practices of adolescents and their mothers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking, getting drunk, and engaging in bulimic behaviors: in which order are the behaviors adopted?
    Alison E Field
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:846-53. 2002
    ..To assess the relation between beginning to binge-eat or purge, beginning to smoke, and getting drunk for the first time...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dating violence among gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents: results from a community survey
    Naomi Freedner
    Violence Prevention Consulting Group, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:469-74. 2002
    ..To characterize the prevalence of dating violence experienced by gay, lesbian, bisexual (GLB), and heterosexual adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fertility concerns and sexual behavior in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: implications for quality of life
    Maria E Trent
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:33-7. 2003
    ..To examine the fertility concerns and sexual behavior of adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as compared to healthy adolescent girls and the effect of these concerns on health-related quality of life...
  31. ncbi request reprint Which psychiatric patients board on the medical service?
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e693-8. 2003
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  32. ncbi request reprint "How can we stay healthy when you're throwing all of this in front of us?" Findings from focus groups and interviews in middle schools on environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:34-46. 2004
    ..When developing programs and policies to improve the health of students, environmental influences that undermine efforts to improve student health behaviors must be addressed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Young adults in Massachusetts: who is at risk of being uninsured?
    S Todd Callahan
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:425.e19-27. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Development of a scale to measure adolescents' beliefs and attitudes about postponing sexual initiation
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:425.e1-10. 2004
    ..To develop a scale to measure adolescent beliefs and attitudes about postponing sexual initiation (PSI)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, health risk factors, and physical functioning in the Nurses' Health Study II
    Patricia Case
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1033-47. 2004
    ..To examine associations between sexual orientation and breast cancer risk factors, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, mental health status, and health-related functioning...
  36. ncbi request reprint Follow-up evaluation of a high school eating disorders screening program: knowledge, awareness and self-referral
    Cheryl M D'Souza
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:208-13. 2005
    ..To conduct a regional, follow-up evaluation to assess the implementation and effectiveness of the National Eating Disorders Screening Program (NEDSP), conducted in high schools nationwide in the spring of 2000...
  37. ncbi request reprint The impact of a school-based obesity prevention trial on disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:225-30. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of an obesity prevention intervention on use of self-induced vomiting/laxatives (purging) and diet pills to control weight in girls in early adolescence...
  38. ncbi request reprint Overweight status of adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: body mass index as mediator of quality of life
    Maria Trent
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:107-11. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the effect of body mass index (BMI) on quality-of-life disturbances in adolescent girls with PCOS...
  39. ncbi request reprint Exposure to the mass media, body shape concerns, and use of supplements to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e214-20. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of products used to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents...
  40. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of sexual orientation and behavior in the Nurses' Health Study II: results from a pilot study
    Patricia Case
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston MA 02115, USA
    J Homosex 51:13-31. 2006
    ..To examine disclosure of sexual orientation and response rates in a pilot study of questions on sexual orientation and gender of sexual partners in the Nurses' Health Study II...
  41. pmc Clustering of fast-food restaurants around schools: a novel application of spatial statistics to the study of food environments
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1575-81. 2005
    ..We examined the concentration of fast food restaurants in areas proximal to schools to characterize school neighborhood food environments...
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of bone density results on adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    Nava Stoffman
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:250-5. 2005
    ..Qualitative techniques were employed to determine whether having a bone mineral density (BMD) measurement affected the attitudes and behaviors of young women with AN...
  43. ncbi request reprint Parental acceptance of the human papillomavirus vaccine
    Elyse Olshen
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:248-51. 2005
    ..Vaccine education should target parental beliefs about HPV and the optimal age for HPV vaccine administration...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Maria E Trent
    Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Park 307, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:556-60. 2002
    ..To examine health-related quality of life (HRQL) in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), compared with healthy adolescents, and to determine whether clinically observed or self-perceived severity of illness affects their HRQL...

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