Kym R Ahrens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Youth in foster care with adult mentors during adolescence have improved adult outcomes
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Box 354920, Seattle, WA 98195 4920, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e246-52. 2008
  2. pmc Association between childhood sexual abuse and transactional sex in youth aging out of foster care
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Research Institute University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 36:75-80. 2012
  3. pmc Psychosocial pathways to sexually transmitted infection risk among youth transitioning out of foster care: evidence from a longitudinal cohort study
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Seattle Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:478-85. 2013
  4. pmc Associations between adult attachment style and health risk behaviors in an adult female primary care population
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Research Institute University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
    J Psychosom Res 72:364-70. 2012
  5. pmc Laboratory-diagnosed sexually transmitted infections in former foster youth compared with peers
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e97-e103. 2010

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Youth in foster care with adult mentors during adolescence have improved adult outcomes
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Box 354920, Seattle, WA 98195 4920, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e246-52. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether youth in foster care with natural mentors during adolescence have improved young adult outcomes...
  2. pmc Association between childhood sexual abuse and transactional sex in youth aging out of foster care
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Research Institute University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 36:75-80. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between history of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and having transactional sex among adolescents who have been in foster care...
  3. pmc Psychosocial pathways to sexually transmitted infection risk among youth transitioning out of foster care: evidence from a longitudinal cohort study
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Seattle Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:478-85. 2013
    ..The model included (1) historical abuse and foster care experiences; (2) mental health and attachment style in late adolescence; and (3) STI risk in young adulthood...
  4. pmc Associations between adult attachment style and health risk behaviors in an adult female primary care population
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Research Institute University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
    J Psychosom Res 72:364-70. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between adult attachment style and health risk behaviors among adult women in a primary care setting...
  5. pmc Laboratory-diagnosed sexually transmitted infections in former foster youth compared with peers
    Kym R Ahrens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e97-e103. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between having resided in foster care and risk for sexually transmitted infection (STI) during young adulthood...