N Breslau

Summary

Affiliation: Henry Ford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Predicting smoking cessation and major depression in nicotine-dependent smokers
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1122-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Major depression and stages of smoking. A longitudinal investigation
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:161-6. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in the community: the 1996 Detroit Area Survey of Trauma
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:626-32. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Headache and major depression: is the association specific to migraine?
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Neurology 54:308-13. 2000
  5. pmc Daytime sleepiness: an epidemiological study of young adults
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Am J Public Health 87:1649-53. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint Previous exposure to trauma and PTSD effects of subsequent trauma: results from the Detroit Area Survey of Trauma
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:902-7. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Short screening scale for DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:908-11. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders and the emergence of sex differences in major depression
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, One Ford Place, 3A, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gend Specif Med 1:33-9. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigations of causal pathways between PTSD and drug use disorders
    H D Chilcoat
    Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Addict Behav 23:827-40. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking and panic attacks: an epidemiologic investigation
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:1141-7. 1999

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Publications33

  1. pmc Predicting smoking cessation and major depression in nicotine-dependent smokers
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1122-7. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Major depression and stages of smoking. A longitudinal investigation
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:161-6. 1998
    ..Epidemiologic studies have reported an association between major depression and smoking. This prospective study examines the role of depression in smoking progression and cessation, and the role of smoking in first-onset major depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in the community: the 1996 Detroit Area Survey of Trauma
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:626-32. 1998
    ..The study estimates the relative importance of specific types of traumas experienced in the community in terms of their prevalence and risk of leading to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Headache and major depression: is the association specific to migraine?
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Neurology 54:308-13. 2000
    ..We also examined the extent to which comorbidity with major depression is specific to migraine or is observed in other severe headaches...
  5. pmc Daytime sleepiness: an epidemiological study of young adults
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Am J Public Health 87:1649-53. 1997
    ..This paper examines correlates of and suspected risk factors for daytime sleepiness from a longitudinal epidemiological study of young adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Previous exposure to trauma and PTSD effects of subsequent trauma: results from the Detroit Area Survey of Trauma
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:902-7. 1999
    ..The authors examine interrelated questions about the effects of previous exposure to trauma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Short screening scale for DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:908-11. 1999
    ..The authors' goal was to construct a short screening scale for DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders and the emergence of sex differences in major depression
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, One Ford Place, 3A, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gend Specif Med 1:33-9. 1998
    ..To examine the role of anxiety disorders in the development of sex differences in the risk of major depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigations of causal pathways between PTSD and drug use disorders
    H D Chilcoat
    Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Addict Behav 23:827-40. 1998
    ..Finally, we present findings on the PTSD/drug use disorder association from an epidemiologic study of young adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking and panic attacks: an epidemiologic investigation
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:1141-7. 1999
    ..Epidemiologic studies have reported a lifetime association between smoking and panic disorder. In this study, we examine potential explanations for this association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and drug disorders: testing causal pathways
    H D Chilcoat
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:913-7. 1998
    ..Although there is a high degree of comorbidity between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and drug use disorders, little is known about causal relationships between PTSD, exposure to traumatic events, and drug use disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder and somatization symptoms: a prospective study
    P Andreski
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Psychiatry Res 79:131-8. 1998
    ..The excess of somatization symptoms in persons with history of PTSD might be attributable to PTSD per se, or to the greater severity of the associated comorbidity, compared to persons with disorders other than PTSD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence in the United States: prevalence, trends, and smoking persistence
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place, 3A, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:810-6. 2001
    ..However, little is known about the epidemiology of nicotine dependence. We studied DSM-III-R nicotine dependence in the United States, trends across cohorts, and the role of nicotine dependence in smoking persistence...
  14. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of posttraumatic stress disorder: what is the extent of the problem?
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:16-22. 2001
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems and substance use in adolescence
    E O Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:1-7. 2001
    ..Such research may provide information on the relationship of sleep problems to the immediate health and well being of adolescents, as well as their trajectories into adulthood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alcohol disorders in young adulthood: effects of transitions into adult roles
    H D Chilcoat
    Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 37:339-49. 1996
    ..These transitions also reduce the likelihood that an existing alcohol disorder will persist...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trouble sleeping and anxiety/depression in childhood
    E O Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Psychiatry Res 94:93-102. 2000
    ..The association of trouble sleeping at age 6 with incidence of depression at age 11 was not statistically significant (suburban children RR=2.22, 95% CI 0.53-9.23; urban children RR=0.92, 95% CI 0.20-4.18)...
  18. pmc ADH1B is associated with alcohol dependence and alcohol consumption in populations of European and African ancestry
    L J Bierut
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 17:445-50. 2012
    ..This variant has the strongest effect on risk for alcohol dependence compared with any other tested variant in European populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Headache types and panic disorder: directionality and specificity
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Neurology 56:350-4. 2001
    ..To examine the relationship of migraine and other severe headaches with panic disorder...
  20. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of alcohol and medication as aids to sleep in early adulthood
    E O Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    Sleep 21:178-86. 1998
    ..2) among those who use these substances for sleep problems, what are the patterns of use? and (3) are there social factors, independent of sleep characteristics, that increase the likelihood of alcohol and medication use to aid sleep?..
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of posttraumatic stress disorder
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202 3450, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:55-9. 2001
    ..However, several factors, namely, chronicity, impairment, comorbidity, and somatization, are significantly related to and can influence the course of PTSD and subsequent outcome. This article briefly reviews each of these factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pathways from ADHD to early drug use
    H D Chilcoat
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1347-54. 1999
    ..This study tests whether attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of early drug use...
  23. ncbi request reprint Joint 1994 Wolff Award Presentation. Migraine and major depression: a longitudinal study
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI 48202-2689
    Headache 34:387-93. 1994
    ..By diminishing the plausibility of a simple causal explanation for the migraine-depression comorbidity, the findings favor the shared mechanisms explanation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in children's intelligence quotient scores: a comparison of two socioeconomically disparate communities
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:711-7. 2001
    ..Growing up in a racially segregated and disadvantaged community, more than individual and familial factors, may contribute to a decline in IQ score in the early school years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting the emergence and persistence of alcohol dependence in young adults: the role of expectancy and other risk factors
    M M Kilbey
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 6:149-56. 1998
    ..The findings suggest that positive expectancies may be an important factor in persistence of alcohol dependence and that their modification may enhance treatment of alcohol dependence in young adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Academic achievement of low birthweight children at age 11: the role of cognitive abilities at school entry
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202 3450, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:273-9. 2001
    ..Interventions to improve academic performance of LBW children should focus on the preschool years...
  27. ncbi request reprint The stressor criterion in DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder: an empirical investigation
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202-3450, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 50:699-704. 2001
    ..The utility of A2 as a screen must be tested prospectively...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine and depression: investigating potential etiology and prognosis
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Neurology 60:1308-12. 2003
    ..An association between migraine and major depression has been observed in clinical and community samples. The factors that contribute to this association and their implications remain unclear...
  29. pmc Risk for nicotine dependence and lung cancer is conferred by mRNA expression levels and amino acid change in CHRNA5
    Jen C Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, 660 South Euclid, PO BOX 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 18:3125-35. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Migraine, personality, and psychiatric comorbidity
    N Breslau
    Department of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Mich 48202-3450, USA
    Headache 35:382-6. 1995
    ..The results suggest that migraine sufferers might be more vulnerable to psychopathology and poor adjustment to their medical condition...
  31. ncbi request reprint Daily smoking and the subsequent onset of psychiatric disorders
    N Breslau
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, E Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Med 34:323-33. 2004
    ..This study extends the enquiry by examining: (1) the specificity of the psychiatric sequelae of smoking; and (2) the variability in the likelihood of these sequelae by proximity and intensity of smoking...
  32. ncbi request reprint The uniqueness of the DSM definition of post-traumatic stress disorder: implications for research
    N Breslau
    Psychol Med 32:573-6. 2002
  33. doi request reprint The latent structure of post-traumatic stress disorder: tests of invariance by gender and trauma type
    H Chung
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Psychol Med 38:563-73. 2008
    ..Measurement invariance of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV) post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) criterion symptoms was tested by gender and trauma type, assaultive and non-assaultive...