Joshua Breslau

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lifetime risk and persistence of psychiatric disorders across ethnic groups in the United States
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:317-27. 2005
  2. pmc Specifying race-ethnic differences in risk for psychiatric disorder in a USA national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 36:57-68. 2006
  3. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
  4. pmc Change in binge eating and binge eating disorder associated with migration from Mexico to the U.S
    Sonja A Swanson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:31-7. 2012
  5. pmc Bereavement and the diagnosis of major depressive episode in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:208-15. 2012
  6. pmc Social factors, psychopathology, and maternal smoking during pregnancy
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:448-53. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cultures of trauma: anthropological views of posttraumatic stress disorder in international health
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 28:113-26; discussion 211-20. 2004
  8. pmc The effect of migration to the United States on substance use disorders among returned Mexican migrants and families of migrants
    Guilherme Borges
    National Institute of Psychiatry and the Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Public Health 97:1847-51. 2007
  9. pmc Mental disorders and subsequent educational attainment in a US national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:708-16. 2008
  10. pmc Differential item functioning between ethnic groups in the epidemiological assessment of depression
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 2921 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:297-306. 2008

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Lifetime risk and persistence of psychiatric disorders across ethnic groups in the United States
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:317-27. 2005
    ..Despite a longstanding interest in ethnic disadvantage in psychiatric epidemiology, patterns of psychiatric morbidity across ethnic groups have never been examined in a nationally representative sample...
  2. pmc Specifying race-ethnic differences in risk for psychiatric disorder in a USA national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 36:57-68. 2006
    ..Specification of race-ethnic differences with respect to clinical and social characteristics can help identify the protective factors that lead to lower lifetime risk among disadvantaged minority groups...
  3. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
    ..This pattern is consistent with either of two causal processes, one involving early socialization in the United States and the other involving postmigration experiences among immigrants who arrive in the United States as adults...
  4. pmc Change in binge eating and binge eating disorder associated with migration from Mexico to the U.S
    Sonja A Swanson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:31-7. 2012
    ..Among respondents reporting binge eating in either country, similar levels of further symptoms were endorsed, suggesting some cross-cultural generalizability of criteria...
  5. pmc Bereavement and the diagnosis of major depressive episode in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:208-15. 2012
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  6. pmc Social factors, psychopathology, and maternal smoking during pregnancy
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:448-53. 2008
    ..5%), compared with women with a college degree and without nicotine dependence (3.9%). More effective and accessible interventions for nicotine dependence among pregnant smokers are needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cultures of trauma: anthropological views of posttraumatic stress disorder in international health
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 28:113-26; discussion 211-20. 2004
  8. pmc The effect of migration to the United States on substance use disorders among returned Mexican migrants and families of migrants
    Guilherme Borges
    National Institute of Psychiatry and the Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Public Health 97:1847-51. 2007
    ..We examined the association between substance use disorders and migration to the United States in a nationally representative sample of the Mexican population...
  9. pmc Mental disorders and subsequent educational attainment in a US national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:708-16. 2008
    ..8%), college entry (4.4%) and college graduation (2.6%). These results add to a growing body of evidence documenting a wide variety of adverse life course effects of mental disorders...
  10. pmc Differential item functioning between ethnic groups in the epidemiological assessment of depression
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 2921 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:297-306. 2008
    ..Ethnic differences do exist in response to questions concerning depression, but these differences do not account for the finding of relatively low prevalence of depression among minority groups...
  11. pmc Psychiatric disorders among foreign-born and US-born Asian-Americans in a US national survey
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:943-50. 2006
    ..We examine the association of nativity and risk for psychiatric disorder in a national sample of the Asian-American (AA) population...