Ralph W Hingson

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physician advice to adolescents about drinking and other health behaviors
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    Pediatrics 131:249-57. 2013
  2. pmc Young adults at risk for excess alcohol consumption are often not asked or counseled about drinking alcohol
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:179-84. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Age of drinking onset, alcohol use disorders, frequent heavy drinking, and unintentionally injuring oneself and others after drinking
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1477-84. 2009
  4. pmc Age of drinking onset and injuries, motor vehicle crashes, and physical fights after drinking and when not drinking
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:783-90. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Age at drinking onset, alcohol dependence, and their relation to drug use and dependence, driving under the influence of drugs, and motor-vehicle crash involvement because of drugs
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9304, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:192-201. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Age of alcohol-dependence onset: associations with severity of dependence and seeking treatment
    Ralph W Hingson
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e755-63. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Age at drinking onset and alcohol dependence: age at onset, duration, and severity
    Ralph W Hingson
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:739-46. 2006
  8. pmc Effects on alcohol related fatal crashes of a community based initiative to increase substance abuse treatment and reduce alcohol availability
    R W Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol related Problems Among Young People, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Inj Prev 11:84-90. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Adverse childhood experiences predict earlier age of drinking onset: results from a representative US sample of current or former drinkers
    Emily F Rothman
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e298-304. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of results from an alcohol survey of a prerecruited Internet panel and the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Timothy Heeren
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:222-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Physician advice to adolescents about drinking and other health behaviors
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    Pediatrics 131:249-57. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that advice would vary by whether students were asked about drinking and their drinking, bingeing, and drunkenness frequency...
  2. pmc Young adults at risk for excess alcohol consumption are often not asked or counseled about drinking alcohol
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:179-84. 2012
    ..Excessive alcohol consumption is most widespread among young adults. Practice guidelines recommend screening and physician advice, which could help address this common cause of injury and premature death...
  3. doi request reprint Age of drinking onset, alcohol use disorders, frequent heavy drinking, and unintentionally injuring oneself and others after drinking
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1477-84. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Age of drinking onset and injuries, motor vehicle crashes, and physical fights after drinking and when not drinking
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:783-90. 2009
    ..This study explores whether early drinkers take more risks even when sober by comparing potential associations between age of drinking onset and these outcomes after drinking relative to when respondents have not been drinking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Age at drinking onset, alcohol dependence, and their relation to drug use and dependence, driving under the influence of drugs, and motor-vehicle crash involvement because of drugs
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9304, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:192-201. 2008
    ..We also examined among drinkers who have used drugs whether they also predict driving under the influence of drugs and motor-vehicle crash involvement because of drugs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Age of alcohol-dependence onset: associations with severity of dependence and seeking treatment
    Ralph W Hingson
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e755-63. 2006
    ..We explored whether people who become alcohol dependent at younger ages are more likely to seek alcohol-related help or treatment or experience chronic relapsing dependence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age at drinking onset and alcohol dependence: age at onset, duration, and severity
    Ralph W Hingson
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:739-46. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Effects on alcohol related fatal crashes of a community based initiative to increase substance abuse treatment and reduce alcohol availability
    R W Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol related Problems Among Young People, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Inj Prev 11:84-90. 2005
    ..This analysis tested whether comprehensive community interventions that focus on reducing alcohol availability and increasing substance abuse treatment can reduce alcohol related fatal traffic crashes...
  9. doi request reprint Adverse childhood experiences predict earlier age of drinking onset: results from a representative US sample of current or former drinkers
    Emily F Rothman
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e298-304. 2008
    ..Our goal was to determine whether adverse childhood experiences predicted the age at which drinking was initiated and drinking motives in a representative sample of current or former drinkers in the United States...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of results from an alcohol survey of a prerecruited Internet panel and the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Timothy Heeren
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:222-9. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Hospitalizations for suicide-related drug poisonings and co-occurring alcohol overdoses in adolescents (ages 12-17) and young adults (ages 18-24) in the United States, 1999-2008: results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
    Aaron M White
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9304, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:198-212. 2013
    ..Such hospitalizations provide important opportunities to employ intervention techniques to prevent further suicide attempts...
  12. pmc Hospitalizations for alcohol and drug overdoses in young adults ages 18-24 in the United States, 1999-2008: results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
    Aaron M White
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9304, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:774-86. 2011
    ..The present study explores rates and costs of inpatient hospital stays for alcohol overdoses, drug overdoses, and their co-occurrence in young adults ages 18-24 and changes in these rates between 1999 and 2008...
  13. ncbi request reprint Underage drinking: frequency, consequences, and interventions
    Ralph W Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:228-36. 2004
    ..To examine the frequency of underage drinking, driving after drinking and alcohol-related crashes, trends in these behaviors, and promising interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24
    Ralph W Hingson
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:136-44. 2002
    ..This report estimates the numbers of 18-24 year old United States college students who annually experience alcohol-related deaths, injuries and other health problems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early Age-of-onset Drinking Predicts Prescription Drug Misuse Among Teenagers and Young Adults: Results from a National Survey
    John A Hermos
    From the Youth Alcohol Prevention Center JAH, MRW, TCH, RWH, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences JAH, RWH, and Department of Biostatistics MRW, TCH, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA and Division of Epidemiology and Prevention RWH, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD
    J Addict Med 2:22-30. 2008
    ..Findings support the need for effective programs to prevent and reduce harm from early-onset drinking and from the associated risk of alcohol dependence and prescription drug misuse...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset and unintentional injury involvement after drinking
    R W Hingson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 284:1527-33. 2000
    ..Onset of drinking at an early age has been found to be associated with alcohol dependence, but whether early-onset drinking increases risk for unintentional injury while drinking is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Injury among detoxification patients: alcohol users' greater risk
    Vaughan W Rees
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Schools of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:212-7. 2002
    ..Little information exists about serious injury in alcohol or drug abusers who seek detoxification. This study examined injury prevalence, and the impact of alcohol use on injury, among alcohol- and drug-dependent persons...