S Bryn Austin

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Screening high school students for eating disorders: results of a national initiative
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A114. 2008
  2. pmc Spatial distribution of cosmetic-procedure businesses in two U.S. cities: a pilot mapping and validation study
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, 333 Longwood Ave, 634, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6832-62. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Closing the "know-do" gap: training public health professionals in eating disorders prevention via case-method teaching
    S Bryn Austin
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 46:533-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eat Disord 21:91-108. 2013
  5. doi request reprint An examination of sexual orientation group patterns in mammographic and colorectal screening in a cohort of U.S. women
    S Bryn Austin
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:539-47. 2013
  6. pmc Eating disorder symptoms and obesity at the intersections of gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation in US high school students
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e16-22. 2013
  7. pmc A public health approach to eating disorders prevention: it's time for public health professionals to take a seat at the table
    S Bryn Austin
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:854. 2012
  8. pmc Application of the Rosner-Colditz risk prediction model to estimate sexual orientation group disparities in breast cancer risk in a U.S. cohort of premenopausal women
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2201-8. 2012
  9. pmc Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008
    S Bryn Austin
    Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E171; quiz E171. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications82

  1. pmc Screening high school students for eating disorders: results of a national initiative
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A114. 2008
    ..Early identification and treatment of disordered eating and weight control behaviors may prevent progression and reduce the risk of chronic health consequences...
  2. pmc Spatial distribution of cosmetic-procedure businesses in two U.S. cities: a pilot mapping and validation study
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, 333 Longwood Ave, 634, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6832-62. 2013
    ..Methods varied substantially. Our findings represent an important step toward enabling rigorous health-linked spatial analyses of the health implications of this little-understood industry. ..
  3. doi request reprint Closing the "know-do" gap: training public health professionals in eating disorders prevention via case-method teaching
    S Bryn Austin
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 46:533-7. 2013
    ..The new curriculum is an important step toward realizing the goal that public health practitioners be fully equipped to address the challenge of eating disorders prevention...
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eat Disord 21:91-108. 2013
    ..School-neighborhood poverty was associated with higher odds of DWCB in boys. Preventive strategies need to account for wide variability across schools and environmental factors that may contribute to DWCB in early adolescence...
  5. doi request reprint An examination of sexual orientation group patterns in mammographic and colorectal screening in a cohort of U.S. women
    S Bryn Austin
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:539-47. 2013
    ..Underutilization of cancer screening has been found especially to affect socially marginalized groups. We investigated sexual orientation group patterns in breast and colorectal cancer screening adherence...
  6. pmc Eating disorder symptoms and obesity at the intersections of gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation in US high school students
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e16-22. 2013
    ..We examined purging for weight control, diet pill use, and obesity across sexual orientation identity and ethnicity groups...
  7. pmc A public health approach to eating disorders prevention: it's time for public health professionals to take a seat at the table
    S Bryn Austin
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:854. 2012
    ..The societal burden of eating disorders is clear, and though there is a compelling need for a public health approach to eating disorders prevention, public health professionals have yet to take up the challenge...
  8. pmc Application of the Rosner-Colditz risk prediction model to estimate sexual orientation group disparities in breast cancer risk in a U.S. cohort of premenopausal women
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2201-8. 2012
    ..Lesbian and bisexual women may be at greater risk of breast cancer than heterosexual women during the premenopausal period due to disparities in risk factors...
  9. pmc Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008
    S Bryn Austin
    Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E171; quiz E171. 2012
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  10. 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...
  11. pmc Disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent boys and girls of color: an under-recognized factor in the epidemic of childhood overweight
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:109-12. 2011
    ..We examined the distribution and determinants of ethnic and gender disparities in DWCB in early adolescents...
  12. pmc Body satisfaction and body weight: gender differences and sociodemographic determinants
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:313. 2009
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in weight status in adolescence: findings from a prospective study
    S Bryn Austin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1776-82. 2009
    ..The long-term health consequences of overweight are well-documented and over time are likely to exact a high toll on populations with elevated rates...
  20. 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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  21. doi request reprint The blind spot in the drive for childhood obesity prevention: bringing eating disorders prevention into focus as a public health priority
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:e1-4. 2011
    ..Our efforts to prevent childhood obesity can no longer afford to ignore eating disorders and the assemblage of related behaviors that persist unabated...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Childhood gender nonconformity: a risk indicator for childhood abuse and posttraumatic stress in youth
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 129:410-7. 2012
    ..Childhood gender nonconformity has been associated with poorer relationships with parents, but it is unknown if childhood gender nonconformity is associated with childhood abuse or risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in youth...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc The mediating effect of childhood abuse in sexual orientation disparities in tobacco and alcohol use during adolescence: results from the Nurses' Health Study II
    Hee Jin Jun
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1817-28. 2010
    ..To examine the mediating effect of childhood abuse on sexual orientation disparities in tobacco and alcohol use during adolescence...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Family dinner and disordered eating behaviors in a large cohort of adolescents
    Jess Haines
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Eat Disord 18:10-24. 2010
    ..Estimates of association among males were similar in direction and magnitude, although lower frequency of the outcomes resulted in less precise estimates and fewer statistically significant results...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc The development of associations among body mass index, body dissatisfaction, and weight and shape concern in adolescent boys and girls
    Jerel P Calzo
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:517-23. 2012
    ..To examine how the associations among body mass index (BMI) and body dissatisfaction and weight and shape concern evolve from late childhood through late adolescence in boys and girls...
  31. pmc Adult body mass index trajectories and sexual orientation: the Nurses' Health Study II
    Hee Jin Jun
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:348-54. 2012
    ..Cross-sectional research has documented elevated prevalence of obesity in lesbian and bisexual women relative to heterosexual women, but little is known about disparities in longitudinal patterns in BMI change during adulthood...
  32. pmc Elevated risk of posttraumatic stress in sexual minority youths: mediation by childhood abuse and gender nonconformity
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1587-93. 2012
    ....
  33. pmc Childhood gender nonconformity, bullying victimization, and depressive symptoms across adolescence and early adulthood: an 11-year longitudinal study
    Andrea L Roberts
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:143-52. 2013
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Sexual risk in "mostly heterosexual" young women: influence of social support and caregiver mental health
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2005-10. 2009
    ..Research is needed to identify factors responsible for health disparities in this population comprising the majority of youth who report a minority sexual orientation...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. pmc Sexual-orientation disparities in cigarette smoking in a longitudinal cohort study of adolescents
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:213-22. 2013
    ..We examined sexual-orientation disparities in smoking during adolescence and emerging adulthood and investigated the role of age at first smoking in contributing to smoking disparities...
  39. pmc School lunch waste among middle school students: nutrients consumed and costs
    Juliana F W Cohen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:114-21. 2013
    ..School food waste can have important nutritional and cost implications for policymakers, students, and their families...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint Sexual orientation disparities in cancer-related risk behaviors of tobacco, alcohol, sexual behaviors, and diet and physical activity: pooled Youth Risk Behavior Surveys
    Margaret Rosario
    Margaret Rosario is with the Department of Psychology, City College and Graduate Center, City University of New York Heather L Corliss and S Bryn Austin are with the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA Bethany G Everett is with the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago Sari L Reisner is with the Fenway Institute, Boston Francisco O Buchting is with Buchting Consulting, Oakland, CA Michelle Birkett is with the Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago
    Am J Public Health 104:245-54. 2014
    ..We examined sexual orientation disparities in cancer-related risk behaviors among adolescents...
  42. pmc Development of muscularity and weight concerns in heterosexual and sexual minority males
    Jerel P Calzo
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Psychol 32:42-51. 2013
    ..To examine the development of muscularity and weight concerns among heterosexual and sexual minority males in adolescence...
  43. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder across two generations: concordance and mechanisms in a population-based sample
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 72:505-11. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether mothers' posttraumatic stress symptoms were associated with PTSD in their young adult children and whether this association was mediated by higher trauma exposure in children of women with PTSD...
  44. pmc Sexual orientation and bias in self-reported BMI
    Tracy K Richmond
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1703-9. 2012
    ..Self-reporting of weight and height by gay males may exaggerate the differences in BMI between gay and heterosexual males...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc High burden of homelessness among sexual-minority adolescents: findings from a representative Massachusetts high school sample
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1683-9. 2011
    ....
  47. doi request reprint A comparison of weight-related behaviors among high school students who are homeless and non-homeless
    Mary E Fournier
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Sch Health 79:466-73. 2009
    ..This study compares weight-related risk behaviors of public high school students in Massachusetts based on homeless status...
  48. pmc The association of body mass index and externally perceived attractiveness across race/ethnicity, gender, and time
    Tracy K Richmond
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:74-79.e2. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine whether body mass index (BMI) was associated with perceptions by others regarding attractiveness and whether this relationship was similar across race/ethnicity, gender, and time...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Sexual orientation differences in teen pregnancy and hormonal contraceptive use: an examination across 2 generations
    Brittany M Charlton
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:204.e1-8. 2013
    ..To examine whether sexual orientation is associated with disparities in teen pregnancy and hormonal contraception use among adolescent females in 2 intergenerational cohorts...
  51. pmc Reproductive health screening disparities and sexual orientation in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent and young adult females
    Brittany M Charlton
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:505-10. 2011
    ..To examine sexual orientation group disparities in the Papanicolaou (Pap) and sexually transmitted infection (STI)/human papillomavirus (HPV) tests among adolescents and young adult females...
  52. 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...
  53. pmc Pervasive trauma exposure among US sexual orientation minority adults and risk of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2433-41. 2010
    ..We assessed sexual orientation disparities in exposure to violence and other potentially traumatic events and onset of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a representative US sample...
  54. pmc Stability and change in self-reported sexual orientation identity in young people: application of mobility metrics
    Miles Q Ott
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:519-32. 2011
    ..Age was positively associated with endorsing a sexual-minority orientation identity. We discuss substantive and methodological implications of our findings for understanding development of sexual orientation identity in young people...
  55. pmc Examination of shared risk and protective factors for overweight and disordered eating among adolescents
    Jess Haines
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:336-43. 2010
    ..To identify shared risk and protective factors for purging, binge eating, and overweight...
  56. doi request reprint Influence of hormonal contraceptive use and health beliefs on sexual orientation disparities in Papanicolaou test use
    Brittany M Charlton
    Brittany M Charlton is with the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Heather L Corliss and S Bryn Austin are with the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Stacey A Missmer, is with Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA A Lindsay Frazier is with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Margaret Rosario is with the City University of New York, City College and Graduate Center, New York, NY Jessica A Kahn is with the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Am J Public Health 104:319-25. 2014
    ..Our objective was to examine if less hormonal contraceptive use or less positive health beliefs about Pap tests explain sexual orientation disparities in Pap test intention and utilization...
  57. pmc Sexual orientation and functional pain in U.S. young adults: the mediating role of childhood abuse
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e54702. 2013
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Long-term impact of a chef on school lunch consumption: findings from a 2-year pilot study in Boston middle schools
    Juliana F W Cohen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:927-33. 2012
    ..36 more vegetable servings/day (P=0.01) at Chef Initiative schools. The potential of chefs collaborating with cafeteria staff to improve the availability, selection, and consumption of healthier meals is promising...
  59. pmc Growing up in a domestic violence environment: relationship with developmental trajectories of body mass index during adolescence into young adulthood
    Hee Jin Jun
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:629-35. 2012
    ..This study investigated the relationship between growing up in a violent home and developmental trajectories of body mass index (BMI) in a cohort of adolescents followed longitudinally from 1996 to 2003-4...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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)...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. doi request reprint Family physical activity and meal practices associated with disordered weight control behaviors in a multiethnic sample of middle-school youth
    Monica L Wang
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Acad Pediatr 13:379-85. 2013
    ..This study examined family meal and physical activity (PA) practices associated with DWCB among a multiethnic sample of youth...
  66. pmc A prospective study of overeating, binge eating, and depressive symptoms among adolescent and young adult women
    Hayley H Skinner
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:478-83. 2012
    ..To investigate the temporal relationship between depressive symptoms and overeating and binge eating among adolescent and young adult females in the United States...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. pmc Family history predicts stress fracture in active female adolescents
    Keith J Loud
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Akron, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e364-72. 2007
    ....
  71. 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
    ....
  72. 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...
  73. doi request reprint "Everyone has a right to, like, check their box:" findings on a measure of gender identity from a cognitive testing study with adolescents
    Kerith Jane Conron
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 4:1-9. 2008
    ..Additional suggestions for research in this area are provided...
  74. 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...
  75. doi request reprint Health and nutrient content claims in food advertisements on Hispanic and mainstream prime-time television
    Jodie Abbatangelo-Gray
    Ogilvy and Mather, New York, New York, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:348-54. 2008
    ..Characterize frequency and type of health and nutrient content claims in prime-time weeknight Spanish- and English-language television advertisements from programs shown in 2003 with a high viewership by women aged 18 to 35 years...
  76. doi request reprint Improving adolescent and young adult health - training the next generation of physician scientists in transdisciplinary research
    S Jean Emans
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:100-9. 2010
    ....
  77. 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...
  78. 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
    ....
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...