N E Adler
Affiliation: University of California
- When one's main effect is another's error: material vs. psychosocial explanations of health disparities. A commentary on Macleod et al., "is subjective social status a more important determinant of health than objective social status? Evidence from aNancy Adler
Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, Box 0844 LHts 465P, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:846-50; discussion 851-7. 2006..Collaboration between researchers who understand each of these domains will yield the greatest benefit in terms of understanding the processes leading to health disparities and providing multiple approaches for eliminating them...
- Community preventive services. Do we know what we need to know to improve health and reduce disparities?Nancy E Adler
University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0848, USA
Am J Prev Med 24:10-1. 2003
- Socioeconomic status and health: what we know and what we don'tN E Adler
Health Psychology Program, Center for Health and Community, University of California, SF 94143 0844, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:3-15. 1999....
- Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white womenN E Adler
Health Psychology Program, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0844, USA
Health Psychol 19:586-92. 2000..Results suggest that, in this sample with a moderately restricted range on SES and health, psychological perceptions of social status may be contributing to the SES-health gradient...
- Abortion among adolescentsNancy E Adler
Health Psychology Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Box 0844, San Francisco, CA 94143 0844, USA
Am Psychol 58:211-7. 2003..Less is known about effects of parental involvement. The authors review available research and discuss policy debates over parental consent in the United States and the international context...
- Adolescents and the contraceptive pill: the impact of beliefs on intentions and useP J Moore
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Obstet Gynecol 88:48S-56S. 1996....
- The role of behavioral experience in judging risksB L Halpern-Felsher
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
Health Psychol 20:120-6. 2001..These findings challenge the notion that risk judgments motivate behavior and instead suggest that risk judgments may be reflective of behavioral experiences. The results have implications for health education and risk communication...
- Objective and subjective assessments of socioeconomic status and their relationship to self-rated health in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant womenJ M Ostrove
Program in Health Psychology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Health Psychol 19:613-8. 2000....
- Protective role of health values in adolescents' future intentions to use condomsC Rosengard
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology and Center for Health and Community, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Adolesc Health 29:200-7. 2001..To examine the protective role of health values in adolescents' intentions to use condoms...
- The roles of constructive thinking and optimism in psychological and behavioral adjustment during pregnancyC L Park
Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 73:584-92. 1997..Implications for constructive thinking and optimism as independent constructs relevant to adjustment and their potential importance for future research and clinical applications are discussed...
- The utility of multiple strategies for understanding complex behaviorsN E Adler
Health Psychology Program, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0844
Am J Public Health 80:1180-2. 1990..A number of her criticisms follow from this mistaken interpretation. We agree with some of her general points but identify several errors in her analysis and note areas of disagreement about strategies for studying complex behaviors...
- Psychological stress and reproductive aging among pre-menopausal womenM E Bleil
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Hum Reprod 27:2720-8. 2012..We hypothesized that stress would be related to (i) higher AFC in younger women, reflecting greater reproductive readiness as well as (ii) greater AFC loss across women, reflecting more accelerated reproductive aging...
- Postabortion psychological adjustment: are minors at increased risk?L M Pope
Department of Family Practice and Health Psychology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
J Adolesc Health 29:2-11. 2001....
- Service integration and teen friendliness in practice: a program assessment of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescentsClaire D Brindis
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:155-62. 2005....
- Adolescent partner-type experience: psychosocial and behavioral differencesCynthia Rosengard
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:141-7. 2005..These differences in behavior may be due to how adolescents perceive main and casual partners, but may also be informed by which types of partners adolescents have had experience with...
- Depressive symptoms are associated with blunted cortisol stress responses in very low-income womenHeather M Burke
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Psychosom Med 67:211-6. 2005..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and salivary cortisol responses to stress in a high-risk population of very poor Mexican women...
- Cell aging in relation to stress arousal and cardiovascular disease risk factorsElissa S Epel
UCSF Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA, USA
Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:277-87. 2006..These findings may implicate telomerase as a novel and important mediator of the effects of psychological stress on physical health and disease...
- Social inequalities in biomarkers of cardiovascular risk in adolescenceElizabeth Goodman
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University MS 35, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453 9110, USA
Psychosom Med 67:9-15. 2005..The objective of this study was to explore the associations between socioeconomic status, a range of biomarkers reflective of cardiovascular risks, and a cumulative physiological risk score among adolescents...
- Does subjective social status predict health and change in health status better than objective status?Archana Singh-Manoux
INSERM, U687, National Institute of Health and Medical Research, HNSM, Saint Maurice cedex, France
Psychosom Med 67:855-61. 2005..To examine, among middle-aged individuals, if subjective socioeconomic status (SES) predicts health status and change in health status over time better than objective SES...
- Health disparities: what's optimism got to do with it?Nancy E Adler
J Adolesc Health 40:106-7. 2007
- Social disadvantage and adolescent stressElizabeth Goodman
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453 9110, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:484-92. 2005....
- U.S. disparities in health: descriptions, causes, and mechanismsNancy E Adler
Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 29:235-52. 2008..Finally, we discuss potential pathways, including exposure to chronic stress and resulting psychosocial and physiological responses to stress, that serve as mechanisms by which social disadvantage results in health disparities...
- The association between subjective social status and mental health among Asian immigrants: investigating the influence of age at immigrationJanxin Leu
Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:1152-64. 2008....
- Adolescent pregnancy intentions and pregnancy outcomes: a longitudinal examinationCynthia Rosengard
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:453-61. 2004....
- Accelerated telomere shortening in response to life stressElissa S Epel
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17312-5. 2004..These findings have implications for understanding how, at the cellular level, stress may promote earlier onset of age-related diseases...
- Risk perceptions, condom use, and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescent females according to social network positionJulie A Bettinger
Departments of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Sex Transm Dis 31:575-9. 2004..Different intervention strategies for adolescents at higher risk could be necessary. Interventions designed to raise risk perceptions could be associated with condom use, even for those adolescents at greatest risk...
- An assessment of the validity of adolescent self-reported smoking using three biological indicatorsM Margaret Dolcini
Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 5:473-83. 2003..Assessments of individual adolescents' smoking were most accurate when smoking was recent and when cotinine was used and smokeless tobacco could be identified. Prevalence estimates of smoking were similar with self-reports and cotinine...
- Does parental involvement predict new sexually transmitted diseases in female adolescents?Julie A Bettinger
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:666-70. 2004..African American female adolescents living in low-income urban areas are at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases...
- Socioeconomic disparities in health: pathways and policiesNancy E Adler
Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:60-76. 2002..Lessons for U.S. policy approaches are taken from the Acheson Commission in England, which was charged with reducing health disparities in that country...
- Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II studyArchana Singh-Manoux
International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:1321-33. 2003..The results suggest that subjective social status reflects the cognitive averaging of standard markers of socioeconomic situation and is free of psychological biases...
- Relative power between sexual partners and condom use among adolescentsJeanne M Tschann
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143-0848, USA
J Adolesc Health 31:17-25. 2002..However, gender was not related to getting one's way about condom use. CONCLUSIONS: The results suggest the importance of assessing relative power in the sexual relationships of adolescents when predicting condom use...
- The trade-off between hormonal contraceptives and condoms among adolescentsMary A Ott
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:6-14. 2002..Adolescents' dual-method use may improve if providers tailor counseling to adolescents' perceived risk of STDs and pregnancy, and if they address prevention of both as a related decision...
- Perceived socioeconomic status: a new type of identity that influences adolescents' self-rated healthElizabeth Goodman
Tufts New England Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
J Adolesc Health 41:479-87. 2007..In addition, the study determines whether SSS independently influences adolescents' self-rated health, an important predictor of morbidity and health service use...
- Socioeconomic status and health: the role of sleepPhilip J Moore
Department of Psychology, George Washington University, 2125 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Psychosom Med 64:337-44. 2002..Examine the role of sleep in the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and health...
- Cultural and community determinants of subjective social status among Cherokee and White youthRyan A Brown
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, UC San Francisco Berkeley, CA, USA
Ethn Health 13:289-303. 2008..Subjective social status (SSS) is associated with physical and mental health in diverse samples. However, community, cultural, and ethnic influences on SSS are poorly understood, especially among rural and American Indian populations...
- What you don't know can hurt you: perceptions of sex-partner concurrency and partner-reported behaviorChavonne D Lenoir
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
J Adolesc Health 38:179-85. 2006....
- Out of sight, out of mind: why doesn't widespread clinical quality failure command our attention?Arnold Milstein
Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:119-27. 2003..They also point to the pivotal role of health care industry leaders in sustaining focus on a problem that inherently resists visibility...
- Impact of objective and subjective social status on obesity in a biracial cohort of adolescentsElizabeth Goodman
Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University MS 35, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
Obes Res 11:1018-26. 2003..To characterize the associations between socioeconomic status (SES), two levels of subjective social status (SSS), and adolescent obesity...
- Coping style as a predictor of health and well-being across the first year of medical schoolCrystal L Park
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Health Psychol 22:627-31. 2003..This study demonstrated the utility of measuring coping style and the predictive ability of coping on physical health in a healthy sample...
- Psychosocial correlates of adolescent males' pregnancy intentionCynthia Rosengard
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, RI, USA
Pediatrics 116:e414-9. 2005..To identify psychosocial differences between sexually experienced male adolescents who indicate intentions to get someone pregnant and those who do not...
- Psychosocial factors in medical and psychological treatment avoidance: the role of the doctor-patient relationshipPhilip J Moore
Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
J Health Psychol 9:421-33. 2004..These findings suggest that patients' perceptions of how they are treated by physicians may help explain why many people delay or avoid healthcare treatment, even when faced with a significant health problem...
- Low socioeconomic status of the opposite sex is a risk factor for middle aged mortalityMaria S Kopp
Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Hungary
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:675-8. 2005..To examine the relations between subjective social status, and objective socioeconomic status (as measured by income and education) in relation to male/female middle aged mortality rates across 150 sub-regions in Hungary...
- Local services and amenities, neighborhood social capital, and healthAndrea Altschuler
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:1219-29. 2004....
- Relationship between subjective social status and measures of health in older Taiwanese personsPeifeng Hu
Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:483-8. 2005..To compare the association between subjective ladder ranking and health measures with the association between objective indices and health measures in older Taiwanese men and women...
- Self-rated health, subjective social status, and middle-aged mortality in a changing societyMaria Kopp
Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
Behav Med 30:65-70. 2004..Finally, male middle-aged mortality was more strongly connected to female subjective and objective social status than female mortality was connected with male social status...
- Socioeconomic status is related to urinary catecholamines in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) studyDenise Janicki-Deverts
Departments of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Psychosom Med 69:514-20. 2007....
- Psychology & Medicine: Translational Research on Stress, Behavior and DiseaseNancy Adler; Fiscal Year: 2007..We request funding for four new fellows a year. This represents an increase of one fellow to allow us to recruit a psychiatrist to be identified during their residency. ..