N S Ialongo

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A further look at the prognostic power of young children's reports of depressed mood and feelings
    N S Ialongo
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Child Dev 72:736-47. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Steps substantive researchers can take to build a scientifically strong case for the existence of trajectory groups
    Nicholas Ialongo
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:273-5; discussion 287-94. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior among urban, African American young adults
    Nicholas Ialongo
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:256-71. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative caregiver strategies and psychopathology in urban, African-American young adults
    Amy L Koenig
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 809, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1211-33. 2002
  5. pmc Parent psychopathology and youth internalizing symptoms in an urban community: a latent growth model analysis
    Marcy Burstein
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:61-87. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder in a population of urban, African-American young adults: prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and unmet mental health service need
    Nicholas Ialongo
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 809, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
    J Affect Disord 79:127-36. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of girls' and boys' aggressive-disruptive behavior trajectories across elementary school: prediction to young adult antisocial outcomes
    Cindy M Schaeffer
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:500-10. 2006
  8. pmc Is depressed mood in childhood associated with an increased risk for initiation of alcohol use during early adolescence?
    Rosa M Crum
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Addict Behav 33:24-40. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthy Steps for Young Children: sustained results at 5.5 years
    Cynthia S Minkovitz
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, E4636, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e658-68. 2007
  10. pmc Impacts of age of onset of substance use disorders on risk of adult incarceration among disadvantaged urban youth: a propensity score matching approach
    Eric P Slade
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:1-13. 2008

Research Grants

  1. FOLLOWUP OF TWO UNIVERSAL PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. PERIODIC FOLLOW UP OF TWO UNIVERSAL PREVENTIVE TRIALS
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. FOLLOWUP OF TWO UNIVERSAL PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. PREVENTION RESEARCH TRAINING IN MENTAL HEALTH
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Periodic Follow-up of Two Interventive Preventive Trials
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Development & Malleability from Childhood to Adulthood
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint A further look at the prognostic power of young children's reports of depressed mood and feelings
    N S Ialongo
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Child Dev 72:736-47. 2001
    ..The prognostic power of these early self-reports suggests that children as young as 5 or 6 years of age are capable of providing valid reports of depressed mood and feelings...
  2. doi request reprint Steps substantive researchers can take to build a scientifically strong case for the existence of trajectory groups
    Nicholas Ialongo
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:273-5; discussion 287-94. 2010
    ..or that [trajectory groups] actually exist" according to Raudenbush. These steps have been elaborated in a series of papers by Muthén and colleagues, but it is useful to briefly review them here...
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior among urban, African American young adults
    Nicholas Ialongo
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:256-71. 2002
    ..Despite the severity of most attempts, few attempters received mental health services in their lifetime or at the time of their most recent attempt...
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative caregiver strategies and psychopathology in urban, African-American young adults
    Amy L Koenig
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 809, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1211-33. 2002
    ..investigate whether mental disorders in young adulthood may differ based on reported degree of exposure to negative strategies...
  5. pmc Parent psychopathology and youth internalizing symptoms in an urban community: a latent growth model analysis
    Marcy Burstein
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:61-87. 2010
    ..These results underscore the importance of targeting parents with mood and anxiety disorders in urban families in order to reduce the risk for internalizing difficulties in their adolescent youth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder in a population of urban, African-American young adults: prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and unmet mental health service need
    Nicholas Ialongo
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 809, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
    J Affect Disord 79:127-36. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of girls' and boys' aggressive-disruptive behavior trajectories across elementary school: prediction to young adult antisocial outcomes
    Cindy M Schaeffer
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:500-10. 2006
    ..Girls with the LMAD trajectory differed from boys with the IAD trajectory...
  8. pmc Is depressed mood in childhood associated with an increased risk for initiation of alcohol use during early adolescence?
    Rosa M Crum
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Addict Behav 33:24-40. 2008
    ..In addition, we examined whether these associations varied according to the youths' report that alcohol consumption occurred with or without parental permission...
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthy Steps for Young Children: sustained results at 5.5 years
    Cynthia S Minkovitz
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, E4636, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e658-68. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether Healthy Steps for Young Children has sustained treatment effects at 5.5 years, given early findings demonstrating enhanced quality of care and improvements in selected parenting practices...
  10. pmc Impacts of age of onset of substance use disorders on risk of adult incarceration among disadvantaged urban youth: a propensity score matching approach
    Eric P Slade
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:1-13. 2008
    ..Age of onset of substance use disorders in adolescence and early adulthood could be associated with higher rates of adult criminal incarceration in the U.S., but evidence of these associations is scarce...
  11. ncbi request reprint When the course of aggressive behavior in childhood does not predict antisocial outcomes in adolescence and young adulthood: an examination of potential explanatory variables
    Hanno Petras
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 16:919-41. 2004
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  12. doi request reprint Depressed mood in childhood and subsequent alcohol use through adolescence and young adulthood
    Rosa M Crum
    Johns Hopkins Health Institutions, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 2024 E Monument St, Ste 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:702-12. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Predicting negative life outcomes from early aggressive-disruptive behavior trajectories: gender differences in maladaptation across life domains
    Catherine P Bradshaw
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 39:953-66. 2010
    ..Boys with CHAD and boys with an increasing pattern had equal levels of risk for experiencing negative outcomes. The findings are consistent with transactional models of development and have implications for preventive interventions...
  14. pmc Short-term impact of Experience Corps participation on children and schools: results from a pilot randomized trial
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:79-93. 2004
    ..In this pilot trial, the Experience Corps program led to selective improvements in student reading/academic achievement and classroom behavior while not burdening the school staff...
  15. pmc The NIfETy method for environmental assessment of neighborhood-level indicators of violence, alcohol, and other drug exposure
    C D M Furr-Holden
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Sci 9:245-55. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Modeling growth in boys' aggressive behavior across elementary school: links to later criminal involvement, conduct disorder, and antisocial personality disorder
    Cindy M Schaeffer
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:1020-35. 2003
    ..Peer rejection was highest among boys with chronic high aggression. Interventions with boys with distinct patterns of aggression are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mediators of the stress-substance-use relationship in urban male adolescents
    Diana H Fishbein
    Behavioral Health Research Division, RTI International, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Prev Sci 7:113-26. 2006
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  18. pmc The effect of working for pay on adolescent tobacco use
    Rajeev Ramchand
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2056-62. 2007
    ..We investigated the links between working for pay and adolescent tobacco use to determine whether working for pay increases smoking risk...
  19. pmc Empirically derived subtypes of child academic and behavior problems: co-occurrence and distal outcomes
    Wendy M Reinke
    University of Missouri Columbia, 16 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:759-70. 2008
    ..Implications for early identification, prevention, and intervention for children at risk for academic failure and disruptive behavior problems are discussed...
  20. pmc Gender differences in mental health characteristics and gambling among African-American adolescent gamblers
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    Am J Addict 17:126-34. 2008
    ..Internalizing behavior was associated with female gambling. No male-female differences in substance use/lifetime conduct disorder among gamblers were noted. Gambling preferences/frequency differed across genders...
  21. pmc Developmental epidemiological courses leading to antisocial personality disorder and violent and criminal behavior: effects by young adulthood of a universal preventive intervention in first- and second-grade classrooms
    Hanno Petras
    University of Maryland College Park, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S45-59. 2008
    ..From first through seventh grade the developmental trajectories of 2311 students from 19 Baltimore City Public Schools were examined. We report the GBG impact on these trajectories and ASPD and violent and criminal behavior by age 19-21...
  22. pmc Impact of the Good Behavior Game, a universal classroom-based behavior intervention, on young adult service use for problems with emotions, behavior, or drugs or alcohol
    Jeanne M Poduska
    American Institutes for Research, 921 E Fort Avenue, Suite 225, Baltimore, MD 21230, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S29-44. 2008
    ..The GBG was tested in a randomized field trial in 19 elementary schools with two cohorts of children as they attended first and second grades. This article reports on the impact of the GBG on service use through young adulthood...
  23. pmc The impact of two universal randomized first- and second-grade classroom interventions on young adult suicide ideation and attempts
    Holly C Wilcox
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street CMSC 346, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S60-73. 2008
    ..The Good Behavior Game (GBG) was directed at socializing children for the student role and reducing aggressive, disruptive behavior. Mastery Learning (ML) was aimed at improving academic achievement. Both were implemented by the teacher...
  24. pmc Effects of a universal classroom behavior management program in first and second grades on young adult behavioral, psychiatric, and social outcomes
    Sheppard G Kellam
    American Institutes for Research, 921 E Fort Avenue, Suite 225, Baltimore, MD 21230, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:S5-S28. 2008
    ..This article reports on impact to ages 19-21...
  25. ncbi request reprint Barriers to children's mental health services
    Pamela L Owens
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:731-8. 2002
    ..To examine the characteristics associated with barriers to children's mental health services, focusing on the effect of children's psychosocial problems on parents...
  26. pmc Mental health and gambling in urban female adolescents
    Silvia S Martins
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1900, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:463-5. 2007
    ..Female adolescent recreational gambling was associated with high levels of childhood hyperactivity measured at age 6, past-year substance use, and past-year anxiety symptoms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Utility of TOCA-R scores during the elementary school years in identifying later violence among adolescent males
    Hanno Petras
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:88-96. 2004
    ..To evaluate the utility of a teacher-rating instrument (TOCA-R) of aggressive behavior during elementary school years in identifying boys at risk for later violence...
  28. ncbi request reprint The structure and correlates of perfectionism in African American children
    Beth T McCreary
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, OH, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:313-24. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in the context of the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of this African American sample and suggestions for future research are provided...
  29. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity in African-American adolescents: evidence of symptom specificity of anxiety sensitivity components
    Sharon F Lambert
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:887-95. 2004
    ..To examine the specificity of components of anxiety sensitivity (phrenophobia, fear of cardiovascular sensations, and fear of unsteadiness) to anxiety and depression in a sample of African-American adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint African American children's reports of depressed mood, hopelessness, and suicidal ideation and later suicide attempts
    Nicholas S Ialongo
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:395-407. 2004
    ..Neither family demographics nor teacher-reported child aggressive behavior proved equal to child self-reported depressive symptoms in predicting later suicide attempts...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship between perceptions of neighborhood characteristics and substance use among urban African American adolescents
    Sharon F Lambert
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 34:205-18. 2004
    ..Findings highlight the importance of neighborhood contextual variables for African American substance use. Implications and directions for future research are presented...
  32. ncbi request reprint Childhood antecedents of exposure to traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Carla L Storr
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:119-25. 2007
    ..The authors prospectively examined childhood antecedents of exposure to traumatic events to estimate the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among those exposed to trauma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for community violence exposure in adolescence
    Sharon F Lambert
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:29-48. 2005
    ..Implications of the findings for preventive interventions and future research are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early initiation of vaginal and oral sex among urban young adults in Baltimore, Maryland
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:53-65. 2006
    ..In light of the rates of oral and anal sex, sexual education and intervention programs should address the risk for unintended consequences of these behaviors...
  35. pmc Academic pathways between attention problems and depressive symptoms among urban African American children
    Keith C Herman
    School of MedicineJohns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:265-74. 2007
    ..Implications for designing interventions and prevention strategies for children with attention problems and depressive symptoms are discussed...
  36. pmc Marijuana use patterns among African-American middle-school students: a longitudinal latent class regression analysis
    Beth A Reboussin
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:12-24. 2007
    ..It also underscores the importance of developing interventions that are sensitive to the strong influence of parents at entry into middle-school and the shift to peer influences by the end of middle-school...
  37. ncbi request reprint Latent structure of anxiety: taxometric exploration
    Roman Kotov
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:369-74. 2005
    ..Examination of the taxon's convergent and discriminant validity revealed that it reflects general distress rather than physiological arousal. Taxon membership showed some evidence of incremental validity...
  38. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of two primary school intervention strategies to prevent early onset tobacco smoking
    Carla L Storr
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health, 624 N Broadway 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:51-60. 2002
    ..57, 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.34-0.96; adjusted relative risk for FSP/control contrast=0.69, 95% CI, 0.50-0.97). Results lend support to targeting the early antecedent risk behaviors for tobacco smoking...
  39. ncbi request reprint Developmentally inspired drug prevention: middle school outcomes in a school-based randomized prevention trial
    C Debra M Furr-Holden
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 17710 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:149-58. 2004
    ..042). This study adds new evidence on intervention-associated reduced risk of starting illegal drug use. In the context of 'gateway' models, the null evidence on marijuana is intriguing and merits attention in future investigations...
  40. pmc Cluster randomized trials with treatment noncompliance
    Booil Jo
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Psychol Methods 13:1-18. 2008
    ..For estimation of intervention effects considering noncompliance and data clustering, an ML-EM estimation method was employed...

Research Grants32

  1. FOLLOWUP OF TWO UNIVERSAL PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Continued follow-up will enable us to determine the incidence and prevalence of substance use, antisocial behavior, and anxious, and depressive symptoms in early adolescence. ..
  2. PERIODIC FOLLOW UP OF TWO UNIVERSAL PREVENTIVE TRIALS
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. FOLLOWUP OF TWO UNIVERSAL PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Continued follow-up will enable us to determine the incidence and prevalence of substance use, antisocial behavior, and anxious, and depressive symptoms in early adolescence. ..
  4. PREVENTION RESEARCH TRAINING IN MENTAL HEALTH
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Periodic Follow-up of Two Interventive Preventive Trials
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Development & Malleability from Childhood to Adulthood
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..