S L Buka

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of prenatal and perinatal complications with subsequent bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    S L Buka
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Res 39:113-9; discussion 160-1. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The retrospective measurement of prenatal and perinatal events: accuracy of maternal recall
    Stephen L Buka
    Department of Epidemiology, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:417-26. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood support and the birth weight of urban infants
    Stephen L Buka
    Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1-8. 2003
  4. pmc Disparities in health status and substance use: ethnicity and socioeconomic factors
    Stephen L Buka
    Harvard University School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room 602B, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S118-25. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal cytokine levels during pregnancy and adult psychosis
    S L Buka
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 15:411-20. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Social capital and neighborhood mortality rates in Chicago
    Kimberly A Lochner
    Department of Health, Harvard Center for Society and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1797-805. 2003
  7. pmc Neighborhood influences on the association between maternal age and birthweight: a multilevel investigation of age-related disparities in health
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 3632 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2048-60. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Childhood cognitive performance and risk of generalized anxiety disorder
    Laurie T Martin
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:769-75. 2007
  9. pmc Neighborhood predictors of dating violence victimization and perpetration in young adulthood: a multilevel study
    Sonia Jain
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1737-44. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal infections and subsequent psychosis among offspring
    S L Buka
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:1032-7. 2001

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of prenatal and perinatal complications with subsequent bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    S L Buka
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Res 39:113-9; discussion 160-1. 1999
    ..This review suggests that further investigation of genetic interactions, gender differences, and the specificity of effects in the association between PPCs and mental disorders other than schizophrenia is warranted...
  2. ncbi request reprint The retrospective measurement of prenatal and perinatal events: accuracy of maternal recall
    Stephen L Buka
    Department of Epidemiology, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:417-26. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood support and the birth weight of urban infants
    Stephen L Buka
    Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1-8. 2003
    ..Results support the hypothesis that neighborhood-level factors are significantly associated with infant birth weight...
  4. pmc Disparities in health status and substance use: ethnicity and socioeconomic factors
    Stephen L Buka
    Harvard University School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room 602B, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S118-25. 2002
    ..This article reviews the literature on racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in morbidity and mortality, focusing on substance use and abuse...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal cytokine levels during pregnancy and adult psychosis
    S L Buka
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 15:411-20. 2001
    ..These data support previous clinical investigations reporting maternal infections during pregnancy as a potential risk factor for psychotic illness among offspring...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social capital and neighborhood mortality rates in Chicago
    Kimberly A Lochner
    Department of Health, Harvard Center for Society and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1797-805. 2003
    ....
  7. pmc Neighborhood influences on the association between maternal age and birthweight: a multilevel investigation of age-related disparities in health
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 3632 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2048-60. 2008
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that the relationship between maternal age and birthweight varies between neighborhoods. Indicators of neighborhood disadvantage help to explain such differences...
  8. ncbi request reprint Childhood cognitive performance and risk of generalized anxiety disorder
    Laurie T Martin
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:769-75. 2007
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that individuals with higher cognitive skills are less likely to develop a lifetime diagnosis of GAD, and considers onset in three developmental periods: childhood, adolescence and adulthood...
  9. pmc Neighborhood predictors of dating violence victimization and perpetration in young adulthood: a multilevel study
    Sonia Jain
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1737-44. 2010
    ..We examined whether social processes of neighborhoods, such as collective efficacy, during individual's adolescent years affect the likelihood of being involved in physical dating violence during young adulthood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal infections and subsequent psychosis among offspring
    S L Buka
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:1032-7. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Unsafe to play? Neighborhood disorder and lack of safety predict reduced physical activity among urban children and adolescents
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:378-86. 2004
    ..Associations between activity levels of urban youth and limited access to safe recreation areas in their neighborhoods of residence were investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diverging associations of maternal age with low birthweight for black and white mothers
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:83-90. 2003
    ..Our aim was to investigate correlates and causes of the racial/ethnic divergence in low birthweight by maternal age...
  13. doi request reprint Childhood respiratory disease and the risk of anxiety disorder and major depression in adulthood
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, Room 1706, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:774-80. 2008
    ..To examine the association between early childhood respiratory disease and the risk of anxiety and depression in adulthood...
  14. doi request reprint Relation of female gender and low socioeconomic status to internalizing symptoms among adolescents: a case of double jeopardy?
    Tamar Mendelson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1284-96. 2008
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  15. pmc Neuropsychological performance and family history in children at age 7 who develop adult schizophrenia or bipolar psychosis in the New England Family Studies
    L J Seidman
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Mental Health Center Division of Public Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Med 43:119-31. 2013
    ..We evaluated the specificity and impact of family history (FH) of psychosis on pre-morbid neuropsychological functioning...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hypoxic-ischemia-related fetal/neonatal complications and risk of schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychoses: a 19-year longitudinal study
    G L Zornberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Pblic Health, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:196-202. 2000
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  17. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of tobacco dependence among offspring of mothers who smoked during pregnancy: a 30-year prospective study
    Stephen L Buka
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1978-84. 2003
    ..The authors' goal was to investigate whether maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of nicotine dependence among adult offspring...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing exposure to violence in urban youth
    M B Selner-O'Hagan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Dept of Maternal and Child Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 39:215-24. 1998
    ..Future areas of investigation and the potential contribution to studies of antisocial behavior and post-traumatic stress disorder are discussed...
  19. pmc Socioeconomic status over the life course and stages of cigarette use: initiation, regular use, and cessation
    S E Gilman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, CORO Building Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:802-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between multiple indicators of socioeconomic status (SES) over the life course and three stages of cigarette use: initiation, regular use, and cessation...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship of prenatal and perinatal complications to cognitive functioning at age 7 in the New England Cohorts of the National Collaborative Perinatal Project
    L J Seidman
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston 02115, USA
    Schizophr Bull 26:309-21. 2000
    ..Future studies will evaluate the effects of specific PPCs and genetic risk factors for psychosis on cognitive functioning in childhood...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of genetic vulnerability and hypoxia on overall intelligence by age 7 in offspring at high risk for schizophrenia compared with affective psychoses
    J M Goldstein
    Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston 02115, USA
    Schizophr Bull 26:323-34. 2000
    ..Specificity of the effects for schizophrenia compared with affective psychoses and sex effects were also tested. Low IQ at age 7 was significantly associated with genetic vulnerability to psychoses, in particular with schizophrenia...
  22. doi request reprint Educational attainment and cigarette smoking: a causal association?
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:615-24. 2008
    ..Despite abundant evidence that lower education is associated with a higher risk of smoking, whether the association is causal has not been convincingly established...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attention and executive systems abnormalities in adults with childhood ADHD: A DT-MRI study of connections
    Nikos Makris
    Harvard Medical School Departments of Neurology and Radiology Services, Center for Morphometric Analysis, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1210-20. 2008
    ..The demonstration of FA abnormalities in the CB and SLF II in adults with childhood ADHD provides further support for persistent structural abnormalities into adulthood...
  24. pmc Effects of neighborhood resources on aggressive and delinquent behaviors among urban youths
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1086-93. 2008
    ..We sought to identify neighborhood-level resources associated with lower levels of aggression and delinquency among youths aged 9-15 years at baseline after accounting for risk factors and other types of resources...
  25. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and children's cognitive and physical development: a causal risk factor?
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:522-31. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that the hypothesized effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on these outcomes either are not present or are not distinguishable from a broader range of familial factors associated with maternal smoking...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early intervention in low birth weight premature infants: results at 18 years of age for the Infant Health and Development Program
    Marie C McCormick
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:771-80. 2006
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  27. doi request reprint Neighborhood social cohesion and youth participation in physical activity in Chicago
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:427-35. 2009
    ..The present findings suggest that neighborhood social cohesion influences participation in physical activity...
  28. pmc Parental smoking and adolescent smoking initiation: an intergenerational perspective on tobacco control
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e274-81. 2009
    ..This study investigates unresolved issues concerning the strength and nature of the association between parent smoking and offspring smoking initiation...
  29. pmc An fMRI study of working memory in persons with bipolar disorder or at genetic risk for bipolar disorder
    Heidi W Thermenos
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Mental Health Center Division of Public Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:120-31. 2010
    ..Persons with BD and RELs exhibit altered activity in the frontopolar cortex and insula, which may represent biomarkers of genetic risk for BD...
  30. doi request reprint Early manifestations of personality and adult health: a life course perspective
    Laura D Kubzansky
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Psychol 28:364-72. 2009
    ..Specific childhood personality attributes considered include distress proneness, behavioral inhibition, and ability to stay focused on a task...
  31. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of maternal depression and child maltreatment in a national sample of families investigated by child protective services
    Kerith J Conron
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:922-30. 2009
    ..To assess whether a change in depression predicts a mother's change in maltreatment...
  32. doi request reprint Assessing youth risk behavior in a clinical trial setting: lessons from the infant health and development program
    Elizabeth R Woods
    Divisions of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:429-36. 2010
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  33. pmc Specificity of familial transmission of schizophrenia psychosis spectrum and affective psychoses in the New England family study's high-risk design
    Jill M Goldstein
    Division of Women s Health, Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, and Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:458-67. 2010
    ..However, few studies have investigated the specificity of the transmission of schizophrenia-psychosis spectrum (SPS) disorders and affective psychoses (APs) or observed high-risk offspring into mid-adulthood...
  34. pmc A prospective study of familial conflict, psychological stress, and the development of substance use disorders in adolescence
    Margie Skeer
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:65-72. 2009
    ..Evidence for this is largely based on cross-sectional studies which have been unable to establish the temporality of this association and investigate underlying pathways...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intellectual decline in schizophrenia: evidence from a prospective birth cohort 28 year follow-up study
    Larry J Seidman
    Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:225-42. 2006
    ..Future research on this sample will evaluate the prospective roles of family history and perinatal complications on cognition, and assess the specificity of these findings...
  36. pmc Cognitive performance in childhood and early adult illness: a prospective cohort study
    Laurie T Martin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:674-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether cognitive performance in childhood is an early determinant of adult illness...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood predictors of concealed firearm carrying among children and adolescents: results from the project on human development in Chicago neighborhoods
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:657-64. 2004
    ..Previous studies of concealed firearm carrying among children and adolescents have focused on individual risk factors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early manifestations of personality and adult emotional functioning
    Laura D Kubzansky
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Emotion 4:364-77. 2004
    ..Of the personality attributes, 3 of 4 (except behavioral inhibition) predicted general levels of distress as well as specific aspects of adult emotional functioning...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of working memory performance on functional MRI in schizophrenia
    Heidi W Thermenos
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Schizophr Res 74:179-94. 2005
    ..We report functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data comparing subjects with schizophrenia and healthy controls performing a 2-back working memory (WM) task, addressing the effects of task performance...
  40. ncbi request reprint What girls need: recommendations for preventing violence among urban girls in the US
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2191-204. 2005
    ..Violence prevention programs should focus on enhancing girls' relationships with mothers, older girls, and friends their age...
  41. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of neighborhoods and parent-to-child physical aggression: results from the project on human development in Chicago neighborhoods
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:84-97. 2003
    ..The article's conclusion is that neighborhood characteristics may influence the amount of PCPA used by families. Neighborhood intervention strategies hold promise...
  42. ncbi request reprint Family disruption in childhood and risk of adult depression
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:939-46. 2003
    ..The authors examined the risk that family disruption and low socioeconomic status in early childhood confer on the onset of major depression in adulthood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Violent behavior by girls reporting violent victimization: a prospective study
    Beth E Molnar
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:731-9. 2005
    ..To assess the relationships between individual victimization and neighborhood-level violence on subsequent violent perpetration by adolescent girls in a community-based sample...
  44. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status in childhood and the lifetime risk of major depression
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:359-67. 2002
    ..In this study, we test the hypotheses that low childhood SES predicts an increased risk of adult depression and contributes to a higher risk of depression among females...
  45. ncbi request reprint The association between suicide and the socio-economic characteristics of geographical areas: a systematic review
    David H Rehkopf
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Med 36:145-57. 2006
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  46. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring overt and covert conduct problems: a longitudinal study
    Michael C Monuteaux
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:883-90. 2006
    ..We further investigated this association, attending to overt and covert CD symptom subtypes. Also, we tested whether gender and socioeconomic status (SES) modified this association...
  47. pmc Child sexual abuse and subsequent psychopathology: results from the National Comorbidity Survey
    B E Molnar
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:753-60. 2001
    ..This study examined the relationship between child sexual abuse (CSA) and subsequent onset of psychiatric disorders, accounting for other childhood adversities, CSA type, and chronicity of the abuse...
  48. ncbi request reprint Youth exposure to violence: prevalence, risks, and consequences
    S L Buka
    Department of Maternal and Chtild Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 71:298-310. 2001
    ..Degree of family conflict, domestic violence, and family support were demonstrated to modify the impact of exposure to violence. Research and policy recommendations are offered...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology, childhood sexual abuse and other childhood adversities: relative links to subsequent suicidal behaviour in the US
    B E Molnar
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 31:965-77. 2001
    ..From a clinical standpoint, abuse survivors represent a high-risk population for suicidal behaviour. Further research into this preventable antecedent of suicide attempts is necessary...
  50. pmc Maternal pregnancy-related hypertension and risk for hypertension in offspring later in life
    Kristin Palmsten
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:858-64. 2010
    ..To estimate the association between maternal pregnancy-related hypertension and offspring hypertension later in life in a birth cohort from New England...
  51. ncbi request reprint Specificity in the familial aggregation of overt and covert conduct disorder symptoms in a referred attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder sample
    M C Monuteaux
    Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit, Psychiatry Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1113-27. 2004
    ....
  52. pmc Estimating co-occurring behavioral trajectories within a neighborhood context: a case study of multivariate transition models for clustered data
    Magdalena Cerda
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1190-203. 2008
    ..These models can prove instrumental in answering the persistent questions about possible sequential relations among problem behaviors...
  53. pmc Retail tobacco outlet density and youth cigarette smoking: a propensity-modeling approach
    Scott P Novak
    Substance Abuse Epidemiology, Prevention, and Risk Behavior, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:670-6. 2006
    ..We examined whether retail tobacco outlet density was related to youth cigarette smoking after control for a diverse range of neighborhood characteristics...
  54. pmc Utility of indices of gun availability in the community
    Edmond D Shenassa
    Department of Community Health and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:44-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the degree to which the proportion of homicides and suicides committed with a gun is associated with reported availability of firearms across Chicago neighbourhoods...
  55. pmc Differences in onset and persistence of substance abuse and dependence among whites, blacks, and Hispanics
    Sean F Reardon
    Pennsylvania State University, 310F Rackley Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S51-9. 2002
    ..This article describes patterns of onset, persistence, and cessation of substance abuse among whites, blacks, and Hispanics that are masked in cross-sectional prevalence data...
  56. ncbi request reprint How beliefs about substance use differ by socio-demographic characteristics, individual experiences, and neighborhood environments among urban adolescents
    Scott P Novak
    Centers for Behaviroal and Preventive Medicine, Brown University, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Drug Educ 32:319-42. 2002
    ..These findings illustrate the complex links between individual and contextual factors in the development of beliefs about the health risks associated with substance use...
  57. ncbi request reprint Social capital and young adolescents' perceived health in different sociocultural settings
    Marjan Drukker
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 61:185-98. 2005
    ..The results suggest that associations between the wider social environment and health outcomes vary across different populations and cross-national contexts...
  58. pmc Cigarette smoking and the lifetime alcohol involvement continuum
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:111-20. 2008
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposure to herpes simplex virus and risk of psychosis among adult offspring
    Stephen L Buka
    Brown University Department of Community Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02806, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:809-15. 2008
    ..In this investigation, we tested a large and diverse population to assess the risk of psychoses among offspring of mothers with serological evidence of HSV-2 infection...
  60. ncbi request reprint Behavioral problems and the effects of early intervention on eight-year-old children with learning disabilities
    Jennifer W Yu
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0936, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:329-38. 2006
    ..2) To determine whether receipt of an early intervention modified the association between childhood behavior problems and learning disabilities (LD)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes for substance abuse among adolescents with learning disorders
    Jennifer W Yu
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 265, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:275-86. 2006
    ..This study is the first to consider outcomes of substance abuse treatment for adolescents with LD and contributes to the growing literature on comorbidity and substance abuse treatment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of tobacco use and dependence: a transdisciplinary perspective
    Edmond D Shenassa
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S55-69. 2003
    ..Research gaps that exist between scientific disciplines are highlighted, and some directions for future research are suggested...