N E Adler

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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 a
    Nancy 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health: what we know and what we don't
    N 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women
    N E Adler
    Health Psychology Program, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0844, USA
    Health Psychol 19:586-92. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Abortion among adolescents
    Nancy 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Adolescents and the contraceptive pill: the impact of beliefs on intentions and use
    P J Moore
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 88:48S-56S. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of behavioral experience in judging risks
    B L Halpern-Felsher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
    Health Psychol 20:120-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Objective and subjective assessments of socioeconomic status and their relationship to self-rated health in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant women
    J M Ostrove
    Program in Health Psychology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Psychol 19:613-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Protective role of health values in adolescents' future intentions to use condoms
    C 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
  10. ncbi request reprint The roles of constructive thinking and optimism in psychological and behavioral adjustment during pregnancy
    C L Park
    Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 73:584-92. 1997

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint 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 a
    Nancy 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health: what we know and what we don't
    N 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
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women
    N 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abortion among adolescents
    Nancy 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adolescents and the contraceptive pill: the impact of beliefs on intentions and use
    P J Moore
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 88:48S-56S. 1996
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of behavioral experience in judging risks
    B 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Objective and subjective assessments of socioeconomic status and their relationship to self-rated health in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant women
    J M Ostrove
    Program in Health Psychology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Psychol 19:613-8. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Protective role of health values in adolescents' future intentions to use condoms
    C 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint The roles of constructive thinking and optimism in psychological and behavioral adjustment during pregnancy
    C 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...
  11. pmc The utility of multiple strategies for understanding complex behaviors
    N 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...
  12. pmc Psychological stress and reproductive aging among pre-menopausal women
    M 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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
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  14. ncbi request reprint Service integration and teen friendliness in practice: a program assessment of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents
    Claire 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
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Adolescent partner-type experience: psychosocial and behavioral differences
    Cynthia 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are associated with blunted cortisol stress responses in very low-income women
    Heather 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cell aging in relation to stress arousal and cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Elissa 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in biomarkers of cardiovascular risk in adolescence
    Elizabeth 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health disparities: what's optimism got to do with it?
    Nancy E Adler
    J Adolesc Health 40:106-7. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Social disadvantage and adolescent stress
    Elizabeth Goodman
    Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453 9110, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:484-92. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint U.S. disparities in health: descriptions, causes, and mechanisms
    Nancy 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...
  23. pmc The association between subjective social status and mental health among Asian immigrants: investigating the influence of age at immigration
    Janxin Leu
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1152-64. 2008
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  24. pmc Adolescent pregnancy intentions and pregnancy outcomes: a longitudinal examination
    Cynthia 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
    ....
  25. pmc Accelerated telomere shortening in response to life stress
    Elissa 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk perceptions, condom use, and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescent females according to social network position
    Julie A Bettinger
    Departments of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:575-9. 2004
    ..Adolescent females are frequently treated as a homogenous group but could differ on their sexually transmitted disease (STD) risk because of individual attitudes and exposure through sexual networks...
  27. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the validity of adolescent self-reported smoking using three biological indicators
    M 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in health: pathways and policies
    Nancy 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II study
    Archana 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relative power between sexual partners and condom use among adolescents
    Jeanne M Tschann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0848, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:17-25. 2002
    ..To examine how the relative power of adolescent sexual partners in the domain of emotional intimacy is related to condom use...
  32. ncbi request reprint The trade-off between hormonal contraceptives and condoms among adolescents
    Mary 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 use of condoms and hormonal contraceptives is low, and the motivations underlying their decisions to combine contraceptives are not understood...
  33. pmc Perceived socioeconomic status: a new type of identity that influences adolescents' self-rated health
    Elizabeth 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health: the role of sleep
    Philip 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...
  35. doi request reprint Cultural and community determinants of subjective social status among Cherokee and White youth
    Ryan 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint What you don't know can hurt you: perceptions of sex-partner concurrency and partner-reported behavior
    Chavonne 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
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  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of objective and subjective social status on obesity in a biracial cohort of adolescents
    Elizabeth 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Coping style as a predictor of health and well-being across the first year of medical school
    Crystal 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...
  40. pmc Psychosocial correlates of adolescent males' pregnancy intention
    Cynthia 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors in medical and psychological treatment avoidance: the role of the doctor-patient relationship
    Philip 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...
  42. pmc Low socioeconomic status of the opposite sex is a risk factor for middle aged mortality
    Maria 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Local services and amenities, neighborhood social capital, and health
    Andrea Altschuler
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1219-29. 2004
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  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship between subjective social status and measures of health in older Taiwanese persons
    Peifeng 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health, subjective social status, and middle-aged mortality in a changing society
    Maria 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is related to urinary catecholamines in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Denise Janicki-Deverts
    Departments of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:514-20. 2007
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Research Grants2

  1. Psychology & Medicine: Translational Research on Stress, Behavior and Disease
    Nancy 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. ..