Katherine D Hoerster

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Individual and contextual correlates of physical activity among a clinical sample of United States Veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Mental Health Service, United States University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 142:100-8. 2015
  2. doi request reprint PTSD and depression symptoms are associated with binge eating among US Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Mental Health Service, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, United States University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356560, Rm BB1644, Seattle, WA 98195, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 17:115-8. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Weight loss after participation in a national VA weight management program among veterans with or without PTSD
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Dr Hoerster, Dr Littman, and Dr Nelson are with the Seattle Division, U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, where Dr Hoerster is with the Mental Health Service, Dr Littman is with the Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, and Dr Nelson is with the Health Services Research and Development program e mail They are also with the University of Washington, in Seattle, where Dr Hoerster is with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dr Littman is with the Department of Epidemiology, and Dr Nelson is with the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Mr Lai, Dr Goodrich, Ms Damschroder, and Dr Kilbourne are with the VA Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Mr Lai, Dr Goodrich, and Dr Kilbourne are also with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, also in Ann Arbor Dr Klingaman is with the VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, and with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, also in Baltimore A poster containing preliminary findings from this study was presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting, San Francisco, March 20 23, 2013
    Psychiatr Serv 65:1385-8. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Mental health and somatic symptom severity are associated with reduced physical activity among US Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Research and Development Service 1660S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Prev Med 55:450-2. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Health and health behavior differences: U.S. Military, veteran, and civilian men
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Research and Development Service, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:483-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Association of perceived barriers with prospective use of VA mental health care among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, 1660 South Columbian Way S 116, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:380-2. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Use of conventional care and complementary/alternative medicine among US adults with arthritis
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 54:13-7. 2012
  8. pmc Impact of individual-, environmental-, and policy-level factors on health care utilization among US farmworkers
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:685-92. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Dog walking: its association with physical activity guideline adherence and its correlates
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 52:33-8. 2011
  10. pmc Youth access to artificial UV radiation exposure: practices of 3647 US indoor tanning facilities
    Latrice C Pichon
    Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:997-1002. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Individual and contextual correlates of physical activity among a clinical sample of United States Veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Mental Health Service, United States University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 142:100-8. 2015
    ..Little is known about physical activity correlates among Veterans. To identify targets for health promotion interventions, understanding barriers to and facilitators of physical activity in this population is critical...
  2. doi request reprint PTSD and depression symptoms are associated with binge eating among US Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Mental Health Service, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, United States University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356560, Rm BB1644, Seattle, WA 98195, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 17:115-8. 2015
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of PTSD and depression symptoms with binge eating, a risk factor for obesity, among Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans...
  3. doi request reprint Weight loss after participation in a national VA weight management program among veterans with or without PTSD
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Dr Hoerster, Dr Littman, and Dr Nelson are with the Seattle Division, U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, where Dr Hoerster is with the Mental Health Service, Dr Littman is with the Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, and Dr Nelson is with the Health Services Research and Development program e mail They are also with the University of Washington, in Seattle, where Dr Hoerster is with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dr Littman is with the Department of Epidemiology, and Dr Nelson is with the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Mr Lai, Dr Goodrich, Ms Damschroder, and Dr Kilbourne are with the VA Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Mr Lai, Dr Goodrich, and Dr Kilbourne are also with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, also in Ann Arbor Dr Klingaman is with the VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, and with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, also in Baltimore A poster containing preliminary findings from this study was presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting, San Francisco, March 20 23, 2013
    Psychiatr Serv 65:1385-8. 2014
    ..This evaluation compared the effectiveness of MOVE!, a U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) weight management program, among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), other mental conditions, or no mental health diagnoses...
  4. doi request reprint Mental health and somatic symptom severity are associated with reduced physical activity among US Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Research and Development Service 1660S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Prev Med 55:450-2. 2012
    ..Identifying factors associated with physical activity in this population will yield areas for targeted interventions aimed at increasing activity...
  5. doi request reprint Health and health behavior differences: U.S. Military, veteran, and civilian men
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Research and Development Service, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:483-9. 2012
    ..Several important differences were identified among U.S. women from these subpopulations; to identify areas for targeted intervention, studies comparing men from these subpopulations are needed...
  6. doi request reprint Association of perceived barriers with prospective use of VA mental health care among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division, 1660 South Columbian Way S 116, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:380-2. 2012
    ..The relationship between perceived barriers and prospective use of mental health care among veterans was examined...
  7. doi request reprint Use of conventional care and complementary/alternative medicine among US adults with arthritis
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 54:13-7. 2012
    ..Thus, the present study identified characteristics associated with using both complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and conventional healthcare...
  8. pmc Impact of individual-, environmental-, and policy-level factors on health care utilization among US farmworkers
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:685-92. 2011
    ..We examined individual-, environmental-, and policy-level correlates of US farmworker health care utilization, guided by the behavioral model for vulnerable populations and the ecological model...
  9. doi request reprint Dog walking: its association with physical activity guideline adherence and its correlates
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 52:33-8. 2011
    ..We examined the prevalence and correlates of dog walking among dog owners, and whether dog walking is associated with meeting the American College of Sports Medicine/American Heart Association physical activity guidelines...
  10. pmc Youth access to artificial UV radiation exposure: practices of 3647 US indoor tanning facilities
    Latrice C Pichon
    Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:997-1002. 2009
    ..To assess indoor tanning facility practices in a sample of facilities in 116 cities representing all 50 states...
  11. pmc Adolescents' use of indoor tanning: a large-scale evaluation of psychosocial, environmental, and policy-level correlates
    Joni A Mayer
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:930-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated psychosocial, built-environmental, and policy-related correlates of adolescents' indoor tanning use...
  12. doi request reprint Health indicators for military, veteran, and civilian women
    Keren Lehavot
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Washington, 98108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:473-80. 2012
    ..Women who have served in the military are a rapidly growing population. No previous studies have compared directly their health status to that of civilians...
  13. doi request reprint Relationships among veteran status, gender, and key health indicators in a national young adult sample
    Joel R Grossbard
    Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way 116 WTRC, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:547-53. 2013
    ..Although many risk behaviors peak during young adulthood, little is known about health risk factors and access to care. This study assessed health indicators and health care access in a national sample of young adult veterans and civilians...
  14. doi request reprint Readiness for change predicts VA Mental Healthcare utilization among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans
    Matthew Jakupcak
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:165-8. 2013
    ..Results suggest that interventions that target readiness to change, such as motivational interviewing, may improve treatment utilization in veterans presenting for mental health care...
  15. pmc Density of indoor tanning facilities in 116 large U.S. cities
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:243-6. 2009
    ..Because the availability of commercial indoor tanning facilities may influence use, data are needed on the number and density of such facilities...
  16. pmc Enforcement of state indoor tanning laws in the United States
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct, Ste 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A125. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, whether these state laws are actually enforced has not been evaluated previously in all 28 states. Therefore, we interviewed key informants in these states to assess enforcement practices...
  17. pmc The influence of parents and peers on adolescent indoor tanning behavior: findings from a multi-city sample
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:990-7. 2007
    ..Indoor tanning is common among adolescents...
  18. doi request reprint The Influence of Sleep Disordered Breathing on Weight Loss in a National Weight Management Program
    Carol A Janney
    Center for Clinical Management Research CCMR, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
    Sleep 39:59-65. 2016
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  19. doi request reprint National evaluation of obesity screening and treatment among veterans with and without mental health disorders
    Alyson J Littman
    VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle Division Epidemiologic Research and Information Center ERIC, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 37:7-13. 2015
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  20. ncbi request reprint Measuring skin cancer risk in African Americans: is the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Classification Scale culturally sensitive?
    Latrice C Pichon
    The University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:174-9. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that most Blacks would be unable to classify their skin into the four Fitzpatrick skin types...
  21. doi request reprint Distress symptoms and high-risk behaviors prospectively associated with treatment use among returning veterans
    Kristin Naragon-Gainey
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:942-4. 2012
    ..Distress symptoms and high-risk behaviors among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans were examined as predictors of treatment utilization...
  22. pmc Modeling PTSD symptom clusters, alcohol misuse, anger, and depression as they relate to aggression and suicidality in returning U.S. veterans
    Julianne C Hellmuth
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:527-34. 2012
    ..These results also point to specific manifestations of PTSD and co-occurring conditions that may inform clinicians in their attempts to identify at risk veterans and facilitate preventative interventions...
  23. doi request reprint Hopelessness and suicidal ideation in Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans reporting subthreshold and threshold posttraumatic stress disorder
    Matthew Jakupcak
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, VISN 20 Northwest Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:272-5. 2011
    ..Clinicians should be attentive to suicide risk in returned Veterans reporting both subthreshold and threshold PTSD...
  24. doi request reprint Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with PTSD participate less in VA's weight loss program than those without PTSD
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 193:289-94. 2016
    ..Little is known about MOVE! engagement among recent veterans. We describe a retrospective evaluation of MOVE! participation among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with and without mental health problems...
  25. doi request reprint Unique PTSD clusters predict intention to seek mental health care and subsequent utilization in US veterans with PTSD symptoms
    Rebecca K Blais
    Mental Health Service, VA Puget Sound Seattle Division, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Stress 27:168-74. 2014
    ..07, 95% CI [1.01, 1.14]) predicted greater treatment utilization. It is critical to tailor interventions to target specific features of PTSD and to meet patients where they are. ..
  26. doi request reprint VA Puget Sound Telemental Health Service to rural veterans: a growing program
    Sara V Smucker Barnwell
    Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, VA, USA
    Psychol Serv 9:209-11. 2012
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  27. doi request reprint Healthcare use among California farmworkers: predisposing and enabling factors
    Katherine D Hoerster
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:506-12. 2010
    ..Healthcare system barriers were most prominent. This study provides important targets for policy and health promotion initiatives to reduce health disparities in this marginalized community...
  28. pmc A pilot trial of telephone-based collaborative care management for PTSD among Iraq/Afghanistan war veterans
    Katherine D Hoerster
    1 Seattle Division, Mental Health Service, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, Washington
    Telemed J E Health 21:42-7. 2015
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  29. pmc Measuring the stringency of states' indoor tanning regulations: instrument development and outcomes
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:774-80. 2007
    ..The instrument was then used to rate the stringency of state laws...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sun-protective behaviors of California farm workers
    Ricardo Salas
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health and Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1244-9. 2005
    ..Farm workers are exposed to long hours of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR), placing them at higher risk for skin cancer. The goal of this study was to evaluate farm workers' sun exposure behaviors...