Tama Leventhal

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood context and racial differences in early adolescent sexual activity
    Christopher R Browning
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, 300 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Demography 41:697-720. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-olds
    Yange Xue
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:554-63. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Immigrant differences in school-age children's verbal trajectories: a look at four racial/ethnic groups
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Child Dev 77:1359-74. 2006
  4. pmc Neighborhood structural inequality, collective efficacy, and sexual risk behavior among urban youth
    Christopher R Browning
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1353, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:269-85. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood poverty and public policy: a 5-year follow-up of children's educational outcomes in the New York City moving to opportunity demonstration
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute of Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:933-52. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of neighborhood effects on low-income children's educational outcomes
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:488-507. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Beyond neighborhood poverty: family management, neighborhood disorder, and adolescents' early sexual onset
    Kathleen M Roche
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:819-27. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for unintentional injuries in children: are grandparents protective?
    David Bishai
    Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e980-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Neighborhood disadvantage: pathways of effects for young children
    Dafna E Kohen
    Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, 24 R H Coats Building, 100 Tunney s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0T6
    Child Dev 79:156-69. 2008
  10. pmc Moving to opportunity: an experimental study of neighborhood effects on mental health
    Tama Leventhal
    National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1576-82. 2003

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood context and racial differences in early adolescent sexual activity
    Christopher R Browning
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, 300 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Demography 41:697-720. 2004
    ..Collective efficacy also independently contributed to the delay of sexual onset. No significant baseline difference in age of sexual initiation was found between Latino and European American youths...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-olds
    Yange Xue
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:554-63. 2005
    ..Little research has investigated possible effects of neighborhood residence on mental health problems in children such as depression, anxiety, and withdrawal...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immigrant differences in school-age children's verbal trajectories: a look at four racial/ethnic groups
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Child Dev 77:1359-74. 2006
    ..The findings support different theoretical models for understanding inter- and intraindividual immigrant differences in achievement. Mexican-American immigrants and Black American nonimmigrants were struggling and merit policy attention...
  4. pmc Neighborhood structural inequality, collective efficacy, and sexual risk behavior among urban youth
    Christopher R Browning
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1353, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:269-85. 2008
    ..The effect of collective efficacy is dependent upon age: The regulatory effect of collective efficacy increases for older adolescents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood poverty and public policy: a 5-year follow-up of children's educational outcomes in the New York City moving to opportunity demonstration
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute of Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:933-52. 2005
    ..From a policy standpoint, the complexity of enhancing low-income minority children's educational outcomes is underscored by the multiple dynamics involved--family, neighborhood, housing, and school...
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of neighborhood effects on low-income children's educational outcomes
    Tama Leventhal
    Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:488-507. 2004
    ..Homework time and school safety partially accounted for program effects. From a policy perspective, the program benefited disadvantaged male adolescents at high risk for dropping out of school...
  7. doi request reprint Beyond neighborhood poverty: family management, neighborhood disorder, and adolescents' early sexual onset
    Kathleen M Roche
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:819-27. 2009
    ..Results provide further evidence for the contextually specific nature of parenting impacts on adolescent adjustment...
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for unintentional injuries in children: are grandparents protective?
    David Bishai
    Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e980-7. 2008
    ..We sought to identify sociodemographic and familial correlates of injury in children aged 2 to 3 years...
  9. doi request reprint Neighborhood disadvantage: pathways of effects for young children
    Dafna E Kohen
    Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, 24 R H Coats Building, 100 Tunney s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0T6
    Child Dev 79:156-69. 2008
    ..These processes were, in turn, related to less consistent, less stimulating, and more punitive parenting behaviors, and ultimately, poorer child outcomes...
  10. pmc Moving to opportunity: an experimental study of neighborhood effects on mental health
    Tama Leventhal
    National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1576-82. 2003
    ..The health consequences of neighborhood poverty are a public health problem. Data were obtained to examine links between neighborhood residence and mental health outcomes...
  11. pmc Seven years later: effects of a neighborhood mobility program on poor Black and Latino adults' well-being
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, Box 39, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:119-30. 2008
    ..Adults who remained in low-poverty neighborhoods at the time of the follow-up reported better physical health than adults residing in poor neighborhoods, but mental health did not vary by neighborhood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomes
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027 6696, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2271-84. 2004
    ..No program effects were found on adults' symptoms of depression and anxiety. These early program effects inform housing policy initiatives for low-income families...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measurement equivalence and differential item functioning in family psychology
    Jeffrey B Bingenheimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:441-55. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood income and physical and social disorder in Canada: associations with young children's competencies
    Dafna E Kohen
    Statistics Canada, Health Analysis and Measurement Group, Ottawa, Ontario
    Child Dev 73:1844-60. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed in light of neighborhood studies of children in the United States in the mid-1990s...