BETH MOLNAR

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between neighborhood safety and overweight status among urban adolescents
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:289. 2009
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

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Publications16

  1. pmc Association between neighborhood safety and overweight status among urban adolescents
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:289. 2009
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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc A multilevel analysis of social ties and social cohesion among Latinos and their neighborhoods: results from Chicago
    Joanna Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    J Urban Health 86:745-59. 2009
    ..Contrary to the assumption that Mexican immigrant enclaves beget social cohesion, we did not find this to be true in Chicago neighborhoods...
  12. doi request reprint Ethnicity and nativity status as determinants of perceived social support: testing the concept of familism
    Joanna Almeida
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Stearns 503, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1852-8. 2009
    ..Effect modification by SES suggests that Latinos of lower and higher SES may differ with regard to the traditionally-held value of familism...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Social and environmental contexts of adolescent and young adult male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: a qualitative study
    Elizabeth Reed
    Department for Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Mens Health 2:260-71. 2008
    ..Efforts to support young males regarding a broad array of concerns should be included in programming to reduce IPV perpetration...
  15. doi request reprint Bullying and suicidal behaviors among urban high school youth
    Lisa Hepburn
    Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:93-5. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Are increased worker caseloads in state child protective service agencies a potential explanation for the decline in child sexual abuse? A multilevel analysis
    Joanna Almeida
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:367-75. 2008

Research Grants3

  1. Community-level Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect
    BETH MOLNAR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work will result in more effective community-level prevention of child abuse and neglect and better emotional/behavioral development of children and adolescents. ..
  2. Child Psychopathology, Adversity & Developing Drug Abuse
    BETH MOLNAR; Fiscal Year: 2004
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