JOSHUA A BRESLAU

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Classes of conduct disorder symptoms and their life course correlates in a US national sample
    J Breslau
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2665, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1081-9. 2012
  2. pmc Childhood and adolescent onset psychiatric disorders, substance use, and failure to graduate high school on time
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2000 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:295-301. 2011
  3. pmc The impact of early behavior disturbances on academic achievement in high school
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1472-6. 2009
  4. pmc Immigration to the USA and risk for mood and anxiety disorders: variation by origin and age at immigration
    J Breslau
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychol Med 39:1117-27. 2009
  5. pmc Differential item functioning between ethnic groups in the epidemiological assessment of depression
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 2921 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:297-306. 2008
  6. pmc Mental disorders and subsequent educational attainment in a US national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:708-16. 2008
  7. pmc Mental disorders among English-speaking Mexican immigrants to the US compared to a national sample of Mexicans
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:115-22. 2007
  8. pmc Psychiatric disorders among foreign-born and US-born Asian-Americans in a US national survey
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:943-50. 2006
  9. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
  10. pmc Health selection among migrants from Mexico to the U.S.: childhood predictors of adult physical and mental health
    Joshua Breslau
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Ticon 1, 2000 Stockton Blvd, Ste 210, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:361-70. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    Joshua Breslau; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    JOSHUA A BRESLAU; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Classes of conduct disorder symptoms and their life course correlates in a US national sample
    J Breslau
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2665, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1081-9. 2012
    ..Population data on conduct disorder (CD) symptoms can help determine whether hypothesized subtypes of CD are sufficiently disparate in their familial, psychiatric and life course correlates to distinguish separate diagnostic entities...
  2. pmc Childhood and adolescent onset psychiatric disorders, substance use, and failure to graduate high school on time
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2000 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:295-301. 2011
    ..Adjusting for these disorders, smoking remains strongly associated with failure to graduate HS on time...
  3. pmc The impact of early behavior disturbances on academic achievement in high school
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1472-6. 2009
    ..It is unknown which types of childhood behavioral problems are most likely to predict these outcomes...
  4. pmc Immigration to the USA and risk for mood and anxiety disorders: variation by origin and age at immigration
    J Breslau
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychol Med 39:1117-27. 2009
    ..Risk for mood and anxiety disorders associated with US-nativity may vary across immigrant groups...
  5. pmc Differential item functioning between ethnic groups in the epidemiological assessment of depression
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 2921 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:297-306. 2008
    ..Ethnic differences do exist in response to questions concerning depression, but these differences do not account for the finding of relatively low prevalence of depression among minority groups...
  6. pmc Mental disorders and subsequent educational attainment in a US national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:708-16. 2008
    ..8%), college entry (4.4%) and college graduation (2.6%). These results add to a growing body of evidence documenting a wide variety of adverse life course effects of mental disorders...
  7. pmc Mental disorders among English-speaking Mexican immigrants to the US compared to a national sample of Mexicans
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:115-22. 2007
    ..e., that stresses of living in a foreign culture promote mental disorder). Replication and extension of these results in a larger bi-national sample using a single field staff are needed...
  8. pmc Psychiatric disorders among foreign-born and US-born Asian-Americans in a US national survey
    Joshua Breslau
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:943-50. 2006
    ..We examine the association of nativity and risk for psychiatric disorder in a national sample of the Asian-American (AA) population...
  9. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
    ..This pattern is consistent with either of two causal processes, one involving early socialization in the United States and the other involving postmigration experiences among immigrants who arrive in the United States as adults...
  10. pmc Health selection among migrants from Mexico to the U.S.: childhood predictors of adult physical and mental health
    Joshua Breslau
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Ticon 1, 2000 Stockton Blvd, Ste 210, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:361-70. 2011
    ..We tested whether positive selection on childhood predictors of adult mental and physical health contributed to health advantages of Mexican-born immigrants to the United States relative to U.S.-born Mexican Americans...
  11. pmc Migration from Mexico to the United States and subsequent risk for depressive and anxiety disorders: a cross-national study
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:428-33. 2011
    ..Migration is suspected to increase risk for depressive and anxiety disorders...
  12. pmc Specifying race-ethnic differences in risk for psychiatric disorder in a USA national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 36:57-68. 2006
    ..Specification of race-ethnic differences with respect to clinical and social characteristics can help identify the protective factors that lead to lower lifetime risk among disadvantaged minority groups...
  13. pmc The effect of migration to the United States on substance use disorders among returned Mexican migrants and families of migrants
    Guilherme Borges
    National Institute of Psychiatry and the Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Public Health 97:1847-51. 2007
    ..We examined the association between substance use disorders and migration to the United States in a nationally representative sample of the Mexican population...
  14. pmc Lifetime risk and persistence of psychiatric disorders across ethnic groups in the United States
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:317-27. 2005
    ..Despite a longstanding interest in ethnic disadvantage in psychiatric epidemiology, patterns of psychiatric morbidity across ethnic groups have never been examined in a nationally representative sample...
  15. pmc Social factors, psychopathology, and maternal smoking during pregnancy
    Stephen E Gilman
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:448-53. 2008
    ..5%), compared with women with a college degree and without nicotine dependence (3.9%). More effective and accessible interventions for nicotine dependence among pregnant smokers are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cultures of trauma: anthropological views of posttraumatic stress disorder in international health
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 28:113-26; discussion 211-20. 2004

Research Grants2

  1. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    Joshua Breslau; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will help identify environmental factors in the etiology of psychiatric disorders and inform policies that aim to improve mental health care for underserved communities in both Mexico and the US. ..
  2. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    JOSHUA A BRESLAU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will help identify environmental factors in the etiology of psychiatric disorders and inform policies that aim to improve mental health care for underserved communities in both Mexico and the US. ..