Heather L Corliss

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Emotional distress among LGBT youth: the influence of perceived discrimination based on sexual orientation
    Joanna Almeida
    Northeastern University, School of Health Professions, Institute on Urban Health Research, Stearns Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1001-14. 2009
    ..Perceived discrimination is a likely contributor to emotional distress among LGBT youth...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Physical activity disparities in heterosexual and sexual minority youth ages 12-22 years old: roles of childhood gender nonconformity and athletic self-esteem
    Jerel P Calzo
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Ann Behav Med 47:17-27. 2014
    ..Physical activity is an important health determinant. Little is known about sexual orientation differences in physical activity and their psychosocial determinants...
  24. pmc Research, curricula, and resources related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health in US schools of public health
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1023-7. 2007
    ..Expanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health research and curricula may help health professionals improve their response to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health disparities...
  25. doi request reprint Identifying sexual orientation health disparities in adolescents: analysis of pooled data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2005 and 2007
    Brian Mustanski
    Brian Mustanski and Michelle Birkett are with the Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Aimee Van Wagenen is with Fenway Health, Boston, MA Sandra Eyster is with the American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC Heather L Corliss is with the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Am J Public Health 104:211-7. 2014
    ....
  26. doi request reprint An evaluation of service utilization among male to female transgender youth: qualitative study of a clinic-based sample
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 3:49-61. 2007
    ..To improve support for transgender youth and assist in their positive development, it is essential to improve and expand the availability of culturally competent and effective services for this population...
  27. doi request reprint Assessing and referring adolescents' health-related social problems: qualitative evaluation of a novel web-based approach
    Sarah A Wylie
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 18:392-8. 2012
    ..The system complemented provider visits and preserved privacy while improving attention to patient needs. Computerized screening and referral tools have potential to improve the quality of care in vulnerable young adults...
  28. doi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of rapid HIV testing in an adolescent clinic setting: youth testing attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors
    Selin Tuysuzoglu
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:609-14. 2011
    ..To assess youths' attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors regarding rapid HIV testing (RHT) and measure acceptability and feasibility of RHT in an adolescent clinic setting...
  29. doi request reprint Global lessons on healthy adolescent sexual development
    Atsuko Koyama
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:444-9. 2009
    ..Examining global trends of adolescent sexual behavior is essential to inform clinical practice as well as for developing interventions and educational strategies to ensure healthy sexual development in young people...
  30. ncbi request reprint Drug use, drug severity, and help-seeking behaviors of lesbian and bisexual women
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:556-68. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlates of overweight and obesity among lesbian and bisexual women
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 36:676-83. 2003
    ..This study examines correlates of obesity and exercise frequency among lesbians and bisexual women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reports of parental maltreatment during childhood in a United States population-based survey of homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual adults
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1165-78. 2002
    ..The study objective was to determine the nature and prevalence of childhood maltreatment experiences among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults and to compare findings to those obtained from similar heterosexual adults...

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