A V Horwitz

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking twins and environments: possible social sources for assumed genetic influences in twin research
    Allan V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, 30 College Ave, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N J 08901 1293, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:111-29. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Caregiving as reciprocal exchange in families with seriously mentally ill members
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 37:149-62. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint Transforming normality into pathology: the DSM and the outcomes of stressful social arrangements
    Allan V Horwitz
    School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1248, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:211-22. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing distress from disorder as psychological outcomes of stressful social arrangements
    Allan V Horwitz
    School of Arts anad Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Health (London) 11:273-89. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Media portrayals and health inequalities: a case study of characterizations of Gene x Environment interactions
    Allan V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research and Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:48-52. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in the sociology of mental health and illness: where have we been and where are we going?
    Allan V Horwitz
    Department of Sociology, Institute of Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:143-51. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of childhood abuse and neglect on adult mental health: a prospective study
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, 30 College Ave, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:184-201. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Age and mental health services
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 5070, USA
    Community Ment Health J 34:275-87. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint How the negative and positive aspects of partner relationships affect the mental health of young married people
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 5070, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 39:124-36. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of multiple outcomes in stress research: a case study of gender differences in responses to marital dissolution
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 37:278-91. 1996

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking twins and environments: possible social sources for assumed genetic influences in twin research
    Allan V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, 30 College Ave, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N J 08901 1293, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:111-29. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that past twin studies could overstate the strength of genetic influences because some similarities in behavior among monozygotic compared to dizygotic twins stem from social influences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Caregiving as reciprocal exchange in families with seriously mentally ill members
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 37:149-62. 1996
    ..These results indicate that it is worthwhile to examine caregiving in families with a member who is seriously mentally ill as a process of mutual exchange...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transforming normality into pathology: the DSM and the outcomes of stressful social arrangements
    Allan V Horwitz
    School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1248, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:211-22. 2007
    ..The result has been to overestimate the number of people who are considered to be disordered, to focus social policy on the supposedly unmet need for treatment, and to enlarge the social space of pathology in the general culture...
  4. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing distress from disorder as psychological outcomes of stressful social arrangements
    Allan V Horwitz
    School of Arts anad Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Health (London) 11:273-89. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Media portrayals and health inequalities: a case study of characterizations of Gene x Environment interactions
    Allan V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research and Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:48-52. 2005
    ..This article examines how genetic and environmental interactions associated with health inequalities are constructed and framed in the presentation of scientific research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in the sociology of mental health and illness: where have we been and where are we going?
    Allan V Horwitz
    Department of Sociology, Institute of Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:143-51. 2002
    ..The papers in this symposium that follow provide more detailed analyses of each of these issues...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of childhood abuse and neglect on adult mental health: a prospective study
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, 30 College Ave, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:184-201. 2001
    ..This research indicates the importance of adopting an approach that places childhood victimization in the context of other life stressors and of prospective changes over the life course...
  8. ncbi request reprint Age and mental health services
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 5070, USA
    Community Ment Health J 34:275-87. 1998
    ..Mental health service providers should give greater recognition to the impact of age on mental health service needs among persons with serious mental illnesses...
  9. ncbi request reprint How the negative and positive aspects of partner relationships affect the mental health of young married people
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 5070, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 39:124-36. 1998
    ..Finally, relational quality has a greater impact on the mental health of wives than husbands. These findings indicate the importance of considering how marriage affects mental health in complex, rather than in straightforward, ways...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of multiple outcomes in stress research: a case study of gender differences in responses to marital dissolution
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 37:278-91. 1996
    ..They also indicate the need to use outcomes that typify how each group under study responds to stressful social conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in caregiving duties and burdens among parents and siblings of persons with severe mental illnesses
    A V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 36:138-50. 1995
    ..The results indicate that ethnicity can be a critical factor affecting levels of informal caretaking for persons with serious mental illnesses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Negative and supportive social interactions and quality of life among persons diagnosed with severe mental illness
    P T Yanos
    Rutgers University, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Community Ment Health J 37:405-19. 2001
    ..We discuss the implications of the present findings for the study of the link between social relationships and QOL among persons with mental illness...
  13. pmc How an age of anxiety became an age of depression
    Allan V Horwitz
    Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Milbank Q 88:112-38. 2010
    ..One of the most puzzling phenomena regarding mental health treatment, research, and policy is why depression has become the central component of the stress tradition since then...
  14. ncbi request reprint Infidelity, initiation, and the emotional climate of divorce: are there implications for mental health?
    M M Sweeney
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:295-309. 2001
    ..Taken together, our findings suggest that characteristics of the divorce experience may interact in complex ways to produce variation in mental health outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Double vision: reply to Freese and Powell
    Allan V Horwitz
    Department of Sociology, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University
    J Health Soc Behav 44:136-41. 2003
    ..We hope that our paper and the resulting exchange will lead sociologists to become more actively involved in the debate regarding the extent of genetic and environmental influences on social behaviors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and its consequences: path dependence and the relationships between genetics and medicalization
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    AJS 114:S287-316. 2008
    ..Path dependence is critical to understanding the lack of consistent fit between genetics and medicalization...
  17. ncbi request reprint Extending the bereavement exclusion for major depression to other losses: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:433-40. 2007
    ..However, the DSM does not similarly exempt depressive reactions to other losses, even when they are uncomplicated in duration and severity...
  18. ncbi request reprint DSM-III and the revolution in the classification of mental illness
    Rick Mayes
    University of Richmond, Department of Political Science, USA
    J Hist Behav Sci 41:249-67. 2005
    ..This article endeavors to explain the origins of DSM-III, the political struggles that generated it, and its long-term consequences for clinical diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Are we overpathologizing the socially anxious? Social phobia from a harmful dysfunction perspective
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, New York, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 50:317-9. 2005