Allan V Horwitz

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The checkered history of American psychiatric epidemiology
    Allan V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, 112 Paterson St, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Milbank Q 89:628-57. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Naming the problem that has no name: creating targets for standardized drugs
    Allan V Horwitz
    Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 112 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 42:427-33. 2011
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc The checkered history of American psychiatric epidemiology
    Allan V Horwitz
    Institute for Health, 112 Paterson St, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Milbank Q 89:628-57. 2011
    ..This emphasis dramatically changed after 1980 when the policy focus of psychiatric epidemiology became the early identification and prevention of mental illness in individuals...
  2. doi request reprint Naming the problem that has no name: creating targets for standardized drugs
    Allan V Horwitz
    Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 112 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 42:427-33. 2011
    ..Professional, political, economic, and cultural forces that arose in a particular historical era account for the standardization of mental illnesses...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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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  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...