Jennifer Ahern

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Alcohol outlets and binge drinking in urban neighborhoods: the implications of nonlinearity for intervention and policy
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e81-7. 2013
  2. pmc Navigating non-positivity in neighbourhood studies: an analysis of collective efficacy and violence
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:159-65. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "Culture of drinking" and individual problems with alcohol use
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1041-9. 2008
  4. pmc Social context and depression after a disaster: the role of income inequality
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7636, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:766-70. 2006
  5. pmc Population vulnerabilities and capacities related to health: a test of a model
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:691-703. 2008
  6. pmc Neighborhood smoking norms modify the relation between collective efficacy and smoking behavior
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:138-45. 2009
  7. pmc Estimating the effects of potential public health interventions on population disease burden: a step-by-step illustration of causal inference methods
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1140-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigma, discrimination and the health of illicit drug users
    Jennifer Ahern
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:188-96. 2007
  9. pmc Collective efficacy and major depression in urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1453-62. 2011
  10. pmc Neighborhood income and income distribution and the use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S195-202. 2007

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  1. pmc Alcohol outlets and binge drinking in urban neighborhoods: the implications of nonlinearity for intervention and policy
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e81-7. 2013
    ..However, potential nonlinearity in the relation between outlet density and alcohol consumption has not been rigorously examined...
  2. pmc Navigating non-positivity in neighbourhood studies: an analysis of collective efficacy and violence
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:159-65. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint "Culture of drinking" and individual problems with alcohol use
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1041-9. 2008
    ..Analyses that consider social and structural factors that shape harmful drinking may inform efforts targeting the problematic aspects of alcohol consumption...
  4. pmc Social context and depression after a disaster: the role of income inequality
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7636, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:766-70. 2006
    ..To examine the association between neighbourhood income inequality and depression, both overall and among those with different levels of income, in the post-disaster context...
  5. pmc Population vulnerabilities and capacities related to health: a test of a model
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:691-703. 2008
    ..Understanding the vulnerabilities and capacities that characterize populations may help us better understand the production of population health, and may inform efforts aimed at improving population health...
  6. pmc Neighborhood smoking norms modify the relation between collective efficacy and smoking behavior
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:138-45. 2009
    ..Although neighborhoods with more collective efficacy have better health in general, recent work suggests that social norms and collective efficacy may in combination influence health behaviors such as smoking...
  7. pmc Estimating the effects of potential public health interventions on population disease burden: a step-by-step illustration of causal inference methods
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1140-7. 2009
    ..With this approach, the potential effects of an intervention targeting neighborhoods, individuals, or other units can be estimated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigma, discrimination and the health of illicit drug users
    Jennifer Ahern
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:188-96. 2007
    ..The association of stigma and discrimination with poor health among drug users suggests the need for debate on the relative risks and benefits of stigma and discrimination in this context...
  9. pmc Collective efficacy and major depression in urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1453-62. 2011
    ..Similar results were suggested among younger adults; however, the confidence interval crossed the null. These and other study findings suggest that community-randomized trials targeting collective efficacy merit consideration...
  10. pmc Neighborhood income and income distribution and the use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S195-202. 2007
    ..Further research should investigate specific pathways that may explain the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and use of different substances...
  11. pmc Education inequality and use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:S4-15. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Neighborhood education inequality and drinking behavior
    Félice Lê
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:18-26. 2010
    ..The neighborhood distribution of education (education inequality) may influence substance use among neighborhood residents...
  13. pmc Urban neighborhood poverty and the incidence of depression in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:171-9. 2007
    ..We assessed the relation between urban neighborhood poverty and incident depression in a population-based prospective cohort study...
  14. doi request reprint To GEE or not to GEE: comparing population average and mixed models for estimating the associations between neighborhood risk factors and health
    Alan E Hubbard
    Division of Biostatistics, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Epidemiology 21:467-74. 2010
    ..We conclude that the estimation-equation approach of population average models provides a more useful approximation of the truth...
  15. pmc Social norms, collective efficacy, and smoking cessation in urban neighborhoods
    Deborah Karasek
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:343-51. 2012
    ..We examined the separate and combined relations of neighborhood-level social norms and collective efficacy with individuals' cigarette smoking cessation...
  16. ncbi request reprint What explains the association between neighborhood-level income inequality and the risk of fatal overdose in New York City?
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:662-74. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings for the reduction of drug overdose mortality associated with the distribution of income are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal determinants of posttraumatic stress in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Epidemiology 19:47-54. 2008
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder is a prevalent and disabling psychologic pathology. Longitudinal research on the predictors of posttraumatic stress symptomatology is limited...
  18. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Considerations about specificity of associations, causal pathways, and heterogeneity in multilevel thinking
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1079-82; discussion 1083. 2006
  19. pmc Maternal exposure to unexpected economic contraction and birth weight for gestational age
    Claire E Margerison-Zilko
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Epidemiology 22:855-8. 2011
    ..The macro-level economy may affect fetal health through maternal behavioral or physiologic responses...
  20. doi request reprint Social participation and drug use in a cohort of Brazilian sex workers
    Hannah Hogan Leslie
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:491-7. 2013
    ..We assessed social participation and drug use before and after implementation of a clinical, social and structural intervention with sex workers intended to prevent sexually transmitted infections/HIV infection...
  21. pmc Male fetal loss in the U.S. following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
    Tim A Bruckner
    Public Health and Planning, Policy and Design, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:273. 2010
    ..We test the communal bereavement hypothesis among gravid women by examining whether male fetal deaths rose above expected levels in the US following September 11, 2001...
  22. pmc Revisiting rose: comparing the benefits and costs of population-wide and targeted interventions
    Jennifer Ahern
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Milbank Q 86:581-600. 2008
    ..Beyond his discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of these approaches, there is no empiric work examining the conditions under which one of these approaches may be better than the other...
  23. doi request reprint Gender-specific selection in utero among contemporary human birth cohorts
    Ralph Catalano
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:273-8. 2009
    ..The results suggest that natural selection conserved the stress mechanism in females to end the gestation of relatively less fit males and that this mechanism manifests itself in contemporary human societies...
  24. doi request reprint Cravings as a mediator and moderator of drinking outcomes in the COMBINE study
    Meenakshi Sabina Subbaraman
    Division of Epidemiology, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, USA Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, CA, USA Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 108:1737-44. 2013
    ..This study aimed to explain the lack of incremental benefit offered by the combination over either monotherapy by assessing the role of cravings as a treatment mediator and moderator...
  25. ncbi request reprint A failure of resilience: estimating response of New York City's public health ecosystem to sudden disaster
    Rodrick Wallace
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Epidemiology of Mental Disorders Research Department, Box 47, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York 10032, USA
    Health Place 13:545-50. 2007
    ..Paradoxically, then, these urban neighborhoods constitute a single, highly interdependent, health ecosystem, despite substantial socioeconomic and racial segregation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among New York City residents six months after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, Room 556, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:385-407. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the increase in substance use after a disaster may be a cause for public health concern in the long-term...
  27. ncbi request reprint The built environment and alcohol consumption in urban neighborhoods
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:244-52. 2007
    ..To examine the relations between characteristics of the neighborhood built environment and recent alcohol use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Income distribution and risk of fatal drug overdose in New York City neighborhoods
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:139-48. 2003
    ..Disinvestment in social and economic resources in unequal neighborhoods may explain this association. Public health interventions related to overdose risk should pay particular attention to highly unequal neighborhoods...
  29. pmc Distribution of education and population health: an ecological analysis of New York City neighborhoods
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2198-205. 2005
    ..We assessed the relationship between distribution of education and health indicators in a large urban area to determine if distribution of education may be a determinant of population health...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health status among emergency department patients approximately one year after consecutive disasters in New York City
    William George Fernandez
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:958-64. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and risk of suicide in New York City neighborhoods: a multilevel case-control study
    Jeffrey R Miller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:448-59. 2005
    ..These data suggest that income inequality may contribute to the risk of suicide in younger adults...
  32. pmc Urban built environment and depression: a multilevel analysis
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:822-7. 2005
    ..To assess the relations between characteristics of the neighbourhood internal and external built environment and past six month and lifetime depression...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal discrimination and the health of illicit drug users
    Michael Young
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:371-91. 2005
    ..Discrimination may contribute to poor mental and physical health in this marginalized population, potentially complicating the provision of substance abuse treatment...
  34. pmc The association between multiple domains of discrimination and self-assessed health: a multilevel analysis of Latinos and blacks in four low-income New York City neighborhoods
    Jennifer Stuber
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1735-59. 2003
    ..This study examines the association between discrimination due to race and other attributes (e.g., sex, age) and self-assessed mental and physical health among Latinos and blacks...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relationship of self-reported asthma severity and urgent health care utilization to psychological sequelae of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center among New York City area residents
    Joanne Fagan
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:993-6. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the relationship between the psychological sequelae of the attacks and asthma symptom severity and the utilization of urgent health care services for asthma since September 11...
  36. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in discrimination experiences and responses among minority substance users
    Thomas Minior
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:521-7. 2003
    ..This study assessed differences in discrimination experiences and responses to discrimination between Black and Latino active substance users in New York City...
  37. ncbi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of a communitywide mental health program in New York city after September 11
    Sasha Rudenstine
    Center for Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1404-6. 2003
    ..The results of the study suggest that although awareness of this public mental health services was low, Project Liberty was well received among the people who may be most likely to need its services...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in New York City after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:514-24. 2003
    ..The psychological consequences of a large-scale disaster in a densely populated urban area may extend beyond persons directly affected by the disaster to persons in the general population...
  39. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in overdose mortality trends in New York City, 1990-1998
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 80:201-11. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Television images and psychological symptoms after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, Room 556, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Psychiatry 65:289-300. 2002
    ..Specific disaster-related television images were associated with PTSD and depression among persons who were directly exposed to a disaster. Future research should address causal directionality of this association...
  41. ncbi request reprint Utilization of mental health services following the September 11th terrorist attacks in Manhattan, New York City
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, Room 552, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 4:143-55. 2002
    ....
  42. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder in Manhattan, New York City, after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 79:340-53. 2002
    ..These findings can help guide resource planning for future disasters in densely populated urban areas...
  43. ncbi request reprint Increased use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan, New York, residents after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:988-96. 2002
    ..Increase in use of different substances may be associated with the presence of different comorbid psychiatric conditions...
  44. pmc Sustained increased consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan residents after september 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:253-4. 2004
    ..These sustained increases in substance use following the September 11 terrorist attacks suggest potential long-term health consequences as a result of disasters...
  45. ncbi request reprint Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
  46. ncbi request reprint Job loss, unemployment, work stress, job satisfaction, and the persistence of posttraumatic stress disorder one year after the September 11 attacks
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1057-64. 2004
    ..02). High levels of perceived work stress predicted PTSD persistence among persons employed at follow-up (P = 0.02). Persons unemployed in the aftermath of a disaster may be at risk for poor mental health in the long-term...
  47. ncbi request reprint Opiates, cocaine and alcohol combinations in accidental drug overdose deaths in New York City, 1990-98
    Phillip O Coffin
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Addiction 98:739-47. 2003
    ..Multi-drug use has been documented as a key risk factor in overdose and overdose mortality in several studies. This study investigated the contribution of multiple drug combinations to overdose mortality trends...
  48. ncbi request reprint Oral beta2-agonist use by preschool children with asthma in East and Central Harlem, New York
    Sebastian Bonner
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5293
    J Asthma 43:31-5. 2006
    ..Use of oral ss(2)-agonist was associated with more severe symptoms. This study documents the continued widespread use of oral ss(2)-agonist for treatment of children in a low-income community with high prevalence of asthma...
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of increased syringe access: preliminary findings on injection drug user syringe source, disposal, and pharmacy sales in Harlem, New York
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S77-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program (ESAP) through injection drug user (IDU) surveys, discarded needles and syringes studies, and pharmacy sales and experiences surveys...
  50. ncbi request reprint More pharmacists in high-risk neighborhoods of New York City support selling syringes to injection drug users
    Phillip O Coffin
    The Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S62-7. 2002
    ..To document changes in pharmacists' opinions and practices from the time of passage to implementation of a law permitting selling syringes without a prescription (the Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program [ESAP])...
  51. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in screening for colon cancer: report from the New York Cancer Project
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:76-83. 2005
    ..To determine whether racial/ethnic differences in colon cancer screening are independent of socioeconomic and personal risk factors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Period and birth-cohort effects on age of first phencyclidine (PCP) use among drug users in New York City, 1960 to 2000
    Whitney K Bryant
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:266-72. 2006
    ..The aim of the study is to determine period and birth-cohort effects in the early initiation of phencyclidine (PCP) use in drug users in New York City (NYC)...
  53. ncbi request reprint A model of underlying socioeconomic vulnerability in human populations: evidence from variability in population health and implications for public health
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216, 5th Avenue, Room 553, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2417-30. 2005
    ....
  54. pmc Drugs and firearm deaths in New York City, 1990-1998
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 79:70-86. 2002
    ..These results suggest a complex role of drugs in firearm-related deaths...
  55. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric medication use among Manhattan residents following the World Trade Center disaster
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029 5293, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:301-6. 2003
    ..5%). However, among those who used postdisaster medications (n = 129), new users tended to be those with panic attacks (44.1%) and those with panic attacks and PTSD (69.2%)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Probable cigarette dependence, PTSD, and depression after an urban disaster: results from a population survey of New York City residents 4 months after September 11, 2001
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    Psychiatry 68:299-310. 2005
    ..3% vs. 13.3%, p = 0.027). This study showed the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with increased cigarette use and the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with probable PTSD and depression after September 11...
  57. ncbi request reprint Television watching and the risk of incident probable posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective evaluation
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:41-7. 2007
    ..4-fold increased risk of new-onset probable PTSD (p=0.004). Exposure to television coverage of the September 11 anniversary was associated with new-onset probable PTSD among a cohort of New Yorkers with no probable PTSD at baseline...
  58. ncbi request reprint Mental health status among ethnic Albanians seeking medical care in an emergency department two years after the war in Kosovo: a pilot project
    William G Fernandez
    Division of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:E1-8. 2004
    ..We performed an emergency department (ED)-based assessment of the mental health status of ethnic Albanian patients 2 years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization-led bombing of Serbia and Kosovo in 1999...
  59. ncbi request reprint Television images and probable posttraumatic stress disorder after September 11: the role of background characteristics, event exposures, and perievent panic
    Jennifer Ahern
    New York Academy of Medicine, Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York, NY, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:217-26. 2004
    ..Television may merit consideration as a potential exposure to a traumatic event...
  60. pmc Contextual determinants of drug use risk behavior: a theoretic framework
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii50-8. 2003
    ....
  61. pmc War-related psychological sequelae among emergency department patients in the former Republic of Yugoslavia
    Brett D Nelson
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 2:22. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the burden of metal health dysfunction among emergency department (ED) patients presenting for care three years post-war in Serbia...
  62. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Does discrimination affect the mental health of substance abusers?
    Thomas Minior
    Ethn Dis 13:549-50. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Predictors of peritraumatic reactions and PTSD following the September 11th terrorist attacks
    Steven R Lawyer
    Department of Psychology of Idaho State University, USA
    Psychiatry 69:130-41. 2006
    ..These results support a growing literature concerning the predictive value of peritraumatic reactions in relation to PTSD. Implications for preventive efforts and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress in women after the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Tiffany Pulcino
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:809-20. 2003
    ..We explored the factors that could explain the higher prevalence of probable PTSD among women in the aftermath of the attacks...
  65. ncbi request reprint Gender, social support, and posttraumatic stress in postwar Kosovo
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:762-70. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting social support may be important public health efforts in the postwar context...
  66. ncbi request reprint Mental health service and medication use in New York City after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack
    Joseph A Boscarino
    New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, DHSP Room 552, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:274-83. 2004
    ..A survey assessed use of mental health services and psychiatric medications in New York City four to five months after the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center...