Elizabeth A Stuart
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Prognostic score-based balance measures can be a useful diagnostic for propensity score methods in comparative effectiveness researchElizabeth A Stuart
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Hampton House, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 66:S84-S90.e1. 2013....
- Developing practical recommendations for the use of propensity scores: discussion of 'A critical appraisal of propensity score matching in the medical literature between 1996 and 2003' by Peter Austin, Statistics in MedicineElizabeth A Stuart
Departments of Mental Health and Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, U S A
Stat Med 27:2062-5; discussion 2066-9. 2008
- Multiple imputation with large data sets: a case study of the Children's Mental Health InitiativeElizabeth A Stuart
Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:1133-9. 2009..This case study provides an illustration to assist researchers in implementing multiple imputation in their own data...
- Using full matching to estimate causal effects in nonexperimental studies: examining the relationship between adolescent marijuana use and adult outcomesElizabeth A Stuart
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Dev Psychol 44:395-406. 2008..The authors illustrate this approach using data from the Woodlawn Study, examining the relationship between adolescent marijuana use and adult outcomes...
- Estimating intervention effects of prevention programs: accounting for noncomplianceElizabeth A Stuart
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Prev Sci 9:288-98. 2008..Through these case studies, the underlying assumptions and limitations of these methods are highlighted...
- A prospective assessment of reports of drinking to self-medicate mood symptoms with the incidence and persistence of alcohol dependenceRosa M Crum
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
JAMA Psychiatry 70:718-26. 2013..Furthermore, it is not known whether these associations are affected by treatment or symptom severity...
- Impact of a preventive intervention for perinatal depression on mood regulation, social support, and copingTamar Mendelson
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 16:211-8. 2013..Assessment of intervention effects on proximal outcomes is beneficial for understanding how interventions may enhance protective factors relevant to successful long-term outcomes...
- Reports of drinking to self-medicate anxiety symptoms: longitudinal assessment for subgroups of individuals with alcohol dependenceRosa M Crum
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Depress Anxiety 30:174-83. 2013....
- Time to hospitalization for suicide attempt by the timing of parental suicide during offspring early developmentS Janet Kuramoto
Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
JAMA Psychiatry 70:149-57. 2013..The results suggest critical windows for careful monitoring and intervention for suicide attempt risk, especially 1 to 2 years after parental death for the older age groups and over decades for childhood survivors of parental death...
- Does heavy adolescent marijuana use lead to criminal involvement in adulthood? Evidence from a multiwave longitudinal study of urban African AmericansKerry M Green
Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 112:117-25. 2010....
- Community violence and youth: affect, behavior, substance use, and academicsMichele Cooley-Strickland
Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 12:127-56. 2009..This paper describes the MORE Project, its conceptual underpinnings, goals, and methodology, as well as implications for treatment and preventive interventions and future research...
- The association between mental health, stress, and coping supports in mothers of children with autism spectrum disordersBenjamin Zablotsky
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 43:1380-93. 2013..The presence of maternal coping strategies, in the form of emotional and neighborhood social supports, as well as strong coping skills, reduced these risks between models...
- Psychiatric-related emergency department visits among children with an autism spectrum disorderLuther G Kalb
Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1269-76. 2012....
- Developmental trajectories in children with and without autism spectrum disorders: the first 3 yearsRebecca J Landa
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
Child Dev 84:429-42. 2013..Developmental plateau and regression occurred in some children with ASD, regardless of timing of ASD diagnosis. Findings indicate a preclinical phase of varying duration for ASD...
- Enhancing the net benefits of disseminating efficacious prevention programs: a note on target efficiency with illustrative examplesDavid S Salkever
Department of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 35:261-9. 2008....
- Depressed mood in childhood and subsequent alcohol use through adolescence and young adulthoodRosa 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....
- Adolescent cannabis problems and young adult depression: male-female stratified propensity score analysesValerie S Harder
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Epidemiol 168:592-601. 2008..7, 95% confidence interval: 0.2, 2.3) or males (odds ratio = 1.7, 95% confidence interval: 0.8, 3.6). The evidence does not support a causal association linking adolescent-onset cannabis problems with young adult depression...
- Associations between maternal mental health and child emotional and behavioral problems: does prenatal mental health matter?Julie A Leis
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:161-71. 2014..These findings highlight the need for additional clinical and research attention to the prenatal period and to both maternal depression and anxiety. ..
- Associations between depressive and anxious symptoms and prenatal alcohol useJulie A Leis
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:1304-11. 2012..Further research into the impact of symptoms of depression and anxiety on binge drinking during pregnancy is needed as this could represent an opportunity for public health intervention...
- Depressed mood and the effect of two universal first grade preventive interventions on survival to the first tobacco cigarette smoked among urban youthYan Wang
Office of Policy and Planning, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 W Baltimore St, HSF 1, Suite 618, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 100:194-203. 2009..Variation in the relationship between depressed mood and first cigarette smoked by gender and grade was also examined...
- Impacts of age of onset of substance use disorders on risk of adult incarceration among disadvantaged urban youth: a propensity score matching approachEric 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...
- Maternal or paternal suicide and offspring's psychiatric and suicide-attempt hospitalization riskS Janet Kuramoto
Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Pediatrics 126:e1026-32. 2010....
- The use of multiple versus single assessment time points to improve screening accuracy in identifying children at risk for later serious antisocial behaviorHanno Petras
JBS International, Inc, 5515 Security Lane, Suite 800, North Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
Prev Sci 14:423-36. 2013....
- Latent class analysis of early developmental trajectory in baby siblings of children with autismRebecca J Landa
Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:986-96. 2012..To elucidate diversity and contour of early developmental trajectories exhibited by sibs-A, regardless of diagnostic classification, latent class modeling was used...
- Multiple imputation by chained equations: what is it and how does it work?Melissa J Azur
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 20:40-9. 2011..A brief review of software programs available to implement MICE and then analyze multiply imputed data is also provided...
- An introduction to sensitivity analysis for unobserved confounding in nonexperimental prevention researchWeiwei Liu
NORC at the University of Chicago, Bethesda, MD, USA
Prev Sci 14:570-80. 2013..The implementation of sensitivity analysis can help increase confidence in results from nonexperimental studies and better inform prevention researchers and policy makers regarding potential intervention targets. ..
- Use of propensity score matching to evaluate a national smoking cessation media campaignAndrea C Villanti
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Eval Rev 35:571-91. 2011..Matched analyses excluding 217 quitters resulted in a significant effect of EX on both outcomes...
- Relationship status among parents of children with autism spectrum disorders: a population-based studyBrian H Freedman
Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 3901 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 42:539-48. 2012....
- Intervention targeting development of socially synchronous engagement in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder: a randomized controlled trialRebecca J Landa
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:13-21. 2011..We evaluated the impact of supplementing a comprehensive intervention with a curriculum targeting socially synchronous behavior on social outcomes of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...
- The potential to reduce mental health disparities through the comprehensive community mental health services for children and their families programRichard Miech
Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Campus Box 188, P O Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217 3364, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 35:253-64. 2008....
- The truncation-by-death problem: what to do in an experimental evaluation when the outcome is not always definedSheena McConnell
Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
Eval Rev 32:157-86. 2008..Potential solutions to the problem are described, including approaches that rely on simple treatment-control differences-in-means as well as more complex modeling approaches...