Li Ching Lee
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Associations between breastfeeding practices and young children's language and motor skill developmentDeborah L Dee
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, and the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
Pediatrics 119:S92-8. 2007..We examined the associations of breastfeeding initiation and duration with language and motor skill development in a nationally representative sample of US children aged 10 to 71 months...
- Variation in season of birth in singleton and multiple births concordant for autism spectrum disordersLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:172-9. 2008..The presence of seasonal trends in ASD singletons and concordant multiple births suggests a role for non-heritable factors operating during the pre- or perinatal period, even among cases with a genetic susceptibility...
- Children with autism: quality of life and parental concernsLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite E6032, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 38:1147-60. 2008..Parental concerns over learning difficulty, being bullied, stress-coping, and achievement were overwhelming in the autism group relative to the comparison groups...
- Increased risk of injury in children with developmental disabilitiesLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Res Dev Disabil 29:247-55. 2008....
- HLA-DR4 in families with autismLi Ching Lee
Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Pediatr Neurol 35:303-7. 2006..Such immune interactions may involve HLA and related genes in both genetic and epigenetic mechanisms during pregnancy...
- Child care and social support modify the association between maternal depressive symptoms and early childhood behaviour problems: a US national studyLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room E6032, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:305-10. 2006..To investigate the presence and patterns of modification effects of the sex of the child, social support, and childcare on the relation between maternal depressive symptoms and child behaviour problems at two developmental stages...
- Depression among female family planning patients: prevalence, risk factors, and use of mental health servicesLi Ching Lee
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:225-32. 2005....
- Child maltreatment in families experiencing domestic violenceLi Ching Lee
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Violence Vict 19:573-91. 2004..AFDC participation intensified the probability of child maltreatment in the presence of PDV. Findings also suggest that in households experiencing PDV, social supports may protect children from maltreatment...
- Maternal antibrain antibodies in autismAndrew W Zimmerman
Department of Neurology and Developmental Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Brain Behav Immun 21:351-7. 2007..The identification of specific serum antibodies in mothers of children with autism that recognize prenatally expressed brain antigens suggests that these autoantibodies could cross the placenta and alter fetal brain development...
- Co-occurring Conditions and Change in Diagnosis in Autism Spectrum DisordersHeather A Close
BS, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health E6036, Baltimore, MD 21209
Pediatrics 129:e305-16. 2012....
- Examination of a conceptual model of child neglectHoward Dubowitz
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Child Maltreat 10:173-89. 2005..The approach of conceptualizing neglect in terms of unmet child needs, developing a measurement model to define latent neglect constructs, and relating these constructs to subsequent adjustment can build our understanding of neglect...
- Behaviors associated with fever in children with autism spectrum disordersLaura K Curran
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Pediatrics 120:e1386-92. 2007..Understanding the role of fever, if any, may be informative regarding causative mechanisms of and treatment opportunities for autism...
- Posttraumatic distress and coping strategies among rescue workers after an earthquakeChia-Ming Chang
Department of Psychiatry and Graduate Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, No. 110, Sec 1, Chien Kuo N. Road, Taichung, Taiwan
J Nerv Ment Dis 191:391-8. 2003..Rescue workers with longer job experience were at the highest risk for developing psychiatric and posttraumatic distress...
- An exploration of maternal intimate partner violence experiences and infant general health and temperamentJessica Griffin Burke
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 218 Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Matern Child Health J 12:172-9. 2008....
- Full and partial PTSD among earthquake survivors in rural TaiwanTe-Jen Lai
Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University and Department of Psychiatry, Chung Shan Medical Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
J Psychiatr Res 38:313-22. 2004..In conclusion, PTSD and PTSS are commonly observed following earthquake exposure and are associated with similarly high levels of psychosocial impairment...
- Predictors of posttraumatic outcomes following the 1999 Taiwan earthquakeChia-Ming Chang
Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Chien Kuo N. Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan
J Nerv Ment Dis 193:40-6. 2005..These variables, particularly female gender, current depression, and impaired well-being, should be considered in assessing earthquake survivors who are at increased risk for developing posttraumatic sequelae...
- Predictors of language acquisition in preschool children with autism spectrum disordersAudrey Thurm
Pediatric and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1255, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:1721-34. 2007....
- Spirituality, resilience, and anger in survivors of violent trauma: a community surveyKathryn M Connor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
J Trauma Stress 16:487-94. 2003..Forgiveness, hatred, and beliefs in reincarnation were not associated with outcome. The importance of these findings to treating trauma survivors is discussed...
- Suicidal ideation among 8-year-olds who are maltreated and at risk: findings from the LONGSCAN studiesRichard Thompson
Juvenile Protective Association, USA
Child Maltreat 10:26-36. 2005..There were few interactions between maltreatment and other factors to predict suicidal ideation. Children who are maltreated and those exposed to community and domestic violence are at increased risk of suicidal ideation, even by age 8...
- Effects of child abuse and neglect: does social capital really matter?Gitanjali Saluja
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Service, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:681-6. 2003..To explore whether social capital and social support moderate the relationship between child maltreatment and emotional and behavioral outcomes such as depression-anxiety and aggression in 6-year-old children...
- Modification effects of coping on post-traumatic morbidity among earthquake rescuersChia Ming Chang
Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
Psychiatry Res 158:164-71. 2008..However, coping strategies do not seem to reduce the influence of such exposure on trauma-related morbidities. This suggests that coping strategies can be used to prevent general psychiatric morbidity but not trauma-related morbidities...
- Anxiety and depression in children: a test of the positive-negative affect modelLi-Ching Lee
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599-7445, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:419-26. 2002..In addition, an important implication of these findings is that the occurrence of comorbid mood status in children confers a high risk for later emotional problems...