Natalie B Slopen
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Psychosocial stress and cigarette smoking persistence, cessation, and relapse over 9-10 years: a prospective study of middle-aged adults in the United StatesNatalie Slopen
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Cancer Causes Control 24:1849-63. 2013..To address this need, we examined the association between a variety of psychosocial stressors and smoking persistence, cessation, and relapse over 9-10 years among adults in the United States (n = 4,938, ages 25-74)...
- Socioeconomic and other social stressors and biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in youth: a systematic review of less studied risk factorsNatalie Slopen
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e64418. 2013....
- Childhood adversity and cell-mediated immunity in young adulthood: does type and timing matter?Natalie Slopen
Center on the Developing Child, 50 Church St, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Brain Behav Immun 28:63-71. 2013..004). This study extends prior research linking early adversity and immune function, and provides initial evidence that childhood adversity has a persistent influence on immune responses to latent infection in adulthood...
- Childhood adversity and inflammatory processes in youth: a prospective studyNatalie Slopen
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, United States Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:188-200. 2013..Few prospective studies have examined whether childhood adversity influences inflammation in an observable manner during childhood or adolescence and if these effects are sustained over time...
- Alterations in neural processing and psychopathology in children raised in institutionsNatalie Slopen
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1022-30. 2012..Although this deprivation is likely to disrupt brain development in ways that increase the risk for psychopathology, neurodevelopmental mechanisms linking adverse early environments to psychopathology remain poorly understood...
- Psychosocial stressors and cigarette smoking among African American adults in midlifeNatalie Slopen
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, 50 Church Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 14:1161-9. 2012..Limited research has comprehensively examined psychosocial stressors in relation to smoking among Blacks...
- Common patterns of violence experiences and depression and anxiety among adolescentsNatalie Slopen
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1591-605. 2012....
- Childhood adversity and immune and inflammatory biomarkers associated with cardiovascular risk in youth: a systematic reviewNatalie Slopen
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
Brain Behav Immun 26:239-50. 2012..The purpose of this review is to evaluate research on the relationship between adversity and CVD-relevant immune biomarkers in youth, assess the consistency of the findings, and consider what additional research is needed...
- Age analysis of newspaper coverage of mental illnessNatalie B Slopen
The University of Chicago Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Health Commun 12:3-15. 2007....
- Sex, stressful life events, and adult onset depression and alcohol dependence: are men and women equally vulnerable?Natalie Slopen
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Soc Sci Med 73:615-22. 2011..These results indicate the resistance of sex differences in MD and AD to simple explanations, and suggest the need for more nuanced models that incorporate both physiological and social aspects of vulnerability...
- Adversities in childhood and adult psychopathology in the South Africa Stress and Health Study: associations with first-onset DSM-IV disordersNatalie Slopen
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Soc Sci Med 71:1847-54. 2010....
- The impact of exposure to interpersonal violence on gender differences in adolescent-onset major depression: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)Erin C Dunn
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Depress Anxiety 29:392-9. 2012..Despite substantial efforts, gaps remain in our understanding of this disparity. This study tested whether gender differences in adolescent-onset depression arise because of female's greater exposure or sensitivity to violence...