L M Chatters

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Public health and health education in faith communities
    L M Chatters
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:689-99. 1998
  2. pmc Use of ministers for a serious personal problem among African Americans: findings from the national survey of American life
    Linda M Chatters
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:118-27. 2011
  3. pmc Religious participation and DSM-IV disorders among older African Americans: findings from the National Survey of American Life
    Linda M Chatters
    School of Social Work, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:957-65. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Church-based social support and suicidality among African Americans and Black Caribbeans
    Linda M Chatters
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 15:337-53. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Religion and health: public health research and practice
    L M Chatters
    Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:335-67. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Religious participation among older black caribbeans in the United States
    Robert Joseph Taylor
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S251-6. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Use of clergy services among individuals seeking treatment for alcohol use problems
    Amy S B Bohnert
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Am J Addict 19:345-51. 2010
  8. pmc Use of professional and informal support by African Americans and Caribbean blacks with mental disorders
    Amanda Toler Woodward
    School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1292-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious and spiritual involvement among older african americans, Caribbean blacks, and non-Hispanic whites: findings from the national survey of american life
    Robert Joseph Taylor
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S238-50. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health services in faith communities: the role of clergy in black churches
    R J Taylor
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Soc Work 45:73-87. 2000

Research Grants

  1. CHURCH-BASED ASSISTANCE AND OLDER BLACKS
    Linda Chatters; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Religious Involvement among Older African Americans
    Linda Chatters; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Public health and health education in faith communities
    L M Chatters
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:689-99. 1998
    ..It is hoped that this approach will appeal to a broad audience of researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others from health education, public health, and related social and behavioral science disciplines...
  2. pmc Use of ministers for a serious personal problem among African Americans: findings from the national survey of American life
    Linda M Chatters
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:118-27. 2011
    ..g., questions of ultimate meaning) and the extensive array of ministerial support and church resources that are available to address the issue...
  3. pmc Religious participation and DSM-IV disorders among older African Americans: findings from the National Survey of American Life
    Linda M Chatters
    School of Social Work, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:957-65. 2008
    ..This study examined the religious correlates of psychiatric disorders...
  4. doi request reprint Church-based social support and suicidality among African Americans and Black Caribbeans
    Linda M Chatters
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 15:337-53. 2011
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to research on church-based support networks, different models linking church support and suicidality, and the mechanisms by which church-based networks deter suicide ideation and attempts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Religion and health: public health research and practice
    L M Chatters
    Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:335-67. 2000
    ..Future research directions point to promising new areas of investigation that could bridge the constructs of religion and health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Religious participation among older black caribbeans in the United States
    Robert Joseph Taylor
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S251-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the correlates of religious participation among older Black Caribbeans...
  7. doi request reprint Use of clergy services among individuals seeking treatment for alcohol use problems
    Amy S B Bohnert
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Am J Addict 19:345-51. 2010
    ..Clergy may benefit from training to identify alcohol use problems and serve an important role in making treatment referrals...
  8. pmc Use of professional and informal support by African Americans and Caribbean blacks with mental disorders
    Amanda Toler Woodward
    School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1292-8. 2008
    ..This study investigated the use of professional services and informal support among African Americans and Caribbean blacks with a lifetime mood, anxiety, or substance use disorder...
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious and spiritual involvement among older african americans, Caribbean blacks, and non-Hispanic whites: findings from the national survey of american life
    Robert Joseph Taylor
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S238-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine similarities and differences in religious involvement among three groups of older adults-African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and non-Hispanic Whites...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health services in faith communities: the role of clergy in black churches
    R J Taylor
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Soc Work 45:73-87. 2000
    ..A concluding section describes barriers to and constraints against effective partnerships between churches, formal services agencies, and the broader practice of social work...
  11. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine for mental disorders among African Americans, black Caribbeans, and whites
    Amanda T Woodward
    School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1342-9. 2009
    ..This study examined racial and ethnic differences in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for the treatment of mental and substance use disorders...
  12. pmc Psychological distress among black and white Americans: differential effects of social support, negative interaction and personal control
    Karen D Lincoln
    University of Washington, School of Social Work, Campus Box 354900, 4101 15th Avenue, NE, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:390-407. 2003
    ..Among African Americans, social support was a stronger predictor of distress. The findings suggest that the underlying models of these relationships are different for African Americans and whites...
  13. pmc Correlates of emotional support and negative interaction among older Black Americans
    Karen D Lincoln
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, 98105 6299, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S225-33. 2003
    ..The study investigates the social and demographic, personality and social contact correlates of emotional support and negative interaction among older Black Americans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Social structural influences on emotional support from parents early in life and adult health status
    Benjamin A Shaw
    School of Public Health, University of Albany, USA
    Behav Med 29:68-79. 2003
    ..These findings emphasize the pervasive influence of gender in American society and add focus to researchers' understanding of the long-term health effects of early parental support...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emotional support from parents early in life, aging, and health
    Benjamin A Shaw
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, University of New York, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:4-12. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the importance of adopting a life course perspective in studying the social determinants of health among adults...
  16. pmc Profiles of depressive symptoms among African Americans and Caribbean Blacks
    Karen D Lincoln
    University of Washington, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:200-13. 2007
    ..The findings demonstrate the heterogeneity within the Black population in the USA and the distinct sociodemographic, family network and stress correlates of depressive symptoms for each latent class...
  17. pmc Religion, health and medicine in African Americans: implications for physicians
    Jeff Levin
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:237-49. 2005
    ..Finally, implications are discussed for clinical practice, medical education and public health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Uses of ministerial support by African Americans: a focus group study
    Jacqueline S Mattis
    Department of Applied Psychology, School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:249-58. 2007
    ..Narrative examples are used to elucidate each theme, and the implications of the findings for theory, research, and practice are discussed...

Research Grants6

  1. CHURCH-BASED ASSISTANCE AND OLDER BLACKS
    Linda Chatters; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed research will contribute to our understanding of the correlates of church-based assistance as well as its impact on the health and well-being of Black Americans. ..
  2. Religious Involvement among Older African Americans
    Linda Chatters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data analytic approaches to be used include regression, logistic regression, multi-nominal logistic regression and structural equation modeling. ..