Katherine D Hoerster

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Country: USA

Publications

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

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Publications21

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...