SUSAN COCHRAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Do substance use norms and perceived drug availability mediate sexual orientation differences in patterns of substance use? Results from the California Quality of Life Survey II
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:675-85. 2012
  2. pmc Risk of breast cancer mortality among women cohabiting with same sex partners: findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2003
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:528-33. 2012
  3. pmc The association between relationship markers of sexual orientation and suicide: Denmark, 1990-2001
    Robin M Mathy
    Department of Health Sciences and Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:111-7. 2011
  4. pmc Influence of gender, sexual orientation, and need on treatment utilization for substance use and mental disorders: findings from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Christine E Grella
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:52. 2009
  5. pmc Burden of psychiatric morbidity among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals in the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:647-58. 2009
  6. pmc Sexual orientation and mortality among US men aged 17 to 59 years: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1133-8. 2011
  7. pmc Mental health and substance use disorders among Latino and Asian American lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:785-94. 2007
  8. pmc Physical health complaints among lesbians, gay men, and bisexual and homosexually experienced heterosexual individuals: results from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2048-55. 2007
  9. pmc Lifetime prevalence of suicide symptoms and affective disorders among men reporting same-sex sexual partners: results from NHANES III
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:573-8. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-medical drug use and dependence among homosexually active men and women in the US population
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Addiction 99:989-98. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Do substance use norms and perceived drug availability mediate sexual orientation differences in patterns of substance use? Results from the California Quality of Life Survey II
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:675-85. 2012
    ..The current study investigated the role of perceived drug availability and tolerant injunctive norms in mediating the linkage between minority sexual orientation status and higher rates of prior-year substance use...
  2. pmc Risk of breast cancer mortality among women cohabiting with same sex partners: findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2003
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:528-33. 2012
    ..We investigate possible sexual orientation-related differences in risk for fatal breast cancer in a large representative U.S. sample of married and cohabiting women...
  3. pmc The association between relationship markers of sexual orientation and suicide: Denmark, 1990-2001
    Robin M Mathy
    Department of Health Sciences and Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:111-7. 2011
    ..We investigated sexual orientation-related differences in suicide mortality in Denmark during the initial 12-year period following legalization of same-sex registered domestic partnerships (RDPs)...
  4. pmc Influence of gender, sexual orientation, and need on treatment utilization for substance use and mental disorders: findings from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Christine E Grella
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:52. 2009
    ..We use a model of help-seeking for vulnerable populations to investigate factors related to treatment for alcohol or drug use disorders and mental health disorders, focusing on the contributions of gender, sexual orientation, and need...
  5. pmc Burden of psychiatric morbidity among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals in the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:647-58. 2009
    ..Sexual orientation represents an important, but relatively understudied, individual characteristic shaping risk for psychiatric morbidity...
  6. pmc Sexual orientation and mortality among US men aged 17 to 59 years: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1133-8. 2011
    ..We investigated associations between minority sexual orientation and mortality among US men...
  7. pmc Mental health and substance use disorders among Latino and Asian American lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:785-94. 2007
    ..However, the level of morbidity among sexual orientation minorities in the NLAAS appears similar to or lower than that observed in population-based studies of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults...
  8. pmc Physical health complaints among lesbians, gay men, and bisexual and homosexually experienced heterosexual individuals: results from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2048-55. 2007
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  9. pmc Lifetime prevalence of suicide symptoms and affective disorders among men reporting same-sex sexual partners: results from NHANES III
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:573-8. 2000
    ..This study examined lifetime prevalence of suicide symptoms and affective disorders among men reporting a history of same-sex sexual partners...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-medical drug use and dependence among homosexually active men and women in the US population
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Addiction 99:989-98. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare patterns of drug use and dependence between homosexually experienced and exclusively heterosexually experienced individuals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimates of alcohol use and clinical treatment needs among homosexually active men and women in the U.S. population
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:1062-71. 2000
    ..Findings suggest higher risk for alcohol-related problems among lesbians as compared with other women, perhaps because of a more common pattern of moderate alcohol consumption...
  12. pmc Cancer-related risk indicators and preventive screening behaviors among lesbians and bisexual women
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:591-7. 2001
    ..This study examined whether lesbians are at increased risk for certain cancers as a result of an accumulation of behavioral risk factors and difficulties in accessing health care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in research on lesbians' and gay men's mental health: does sexual orientation really matter?
    S D Cochran
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am Psychol 56:931-47. 2001
    ..Although methodological obstacles are substantial, failure to consider research questions in this domain overlooks the welfare of individuals who may represent a sizable minority of those accessing mental health services annually...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders, psychological distress, and mental health services use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:53-61. 2003
    ..Services use was more frequent among those of minority sexual orientation. Findings support the existence of sexual orientation differences in patterns of morbidity and treatment use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Associations of race/ethnicity with HIV prevalence and HIV-related behaviors among young men who have sex with men in 7 urban centers in the United States
    Nina T Harawa
    County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA 90005, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:526-36. 2004
    ..Prevention programs should address risks in steady partnerships, target young men before sexual initiation with male partners, and tailor interventions to men of color and of lower socioeconomic status...
  16. pmc Influence of American acculturation on cigarette smoking behaviors among Asian American subpopulations in California
    Ning An
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:579-87. 2008
    ..Acculturation appears to increase the risk of cigarette smoking for Asian American women. Future tobacco-control programs should target at high-risk Asian American subgroups, defined by ethnicity, acculturation status, and gender...
  17. pmc The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in California
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1539-48. 2010
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  18. pmc Heterogeneity of health disparities among African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women: unrecognized influences of sexual orientation
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:632-9. 2002
    ..This study compared health indicators among self-identified lesbians/bisexual women and heterosexual women residing in Los Angeles County...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correlates of overweight and obesity among lesbian and bisexual women
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 36:676-83. 2003
    ..This study examines correlates of obesity and exercise frequency among lesbians and bisexual women...
  20. pmc HIV prevalence among foreign- and US-born clients of public STD clinics
    Nina T Harawa
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles, CA 90005, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1958-63. 2002
    ..We examined differences in HIV seroprevalence and the likely timing of HIV infection by birth region...
  21. pmc Classification of race and ethnicity: implications for public health
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951563, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 24:83-110. 2003
    ..The trend toward increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the United States will put further pressure on the public health industry to develop consistent and useful approaches to racial/ethnic classifications...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and tobacco use patterns among heterosexually and homosexually experienced California women
    Sarah A Burgard
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, 71 245 Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:61-70. 2005
    ..Mounting evidence suggests that lesbians and bisexual women may be at especially elevated risk for the harmful health effects of alcohol and tobacco use...
  23. pmc Health coverage of low-income citizen and noncitizen wage earners: sources and disparities
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:167-76. 2008
    ..S. economy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Race, race-based discrimination, and health outcomes among African Americans
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90095 1563, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 58:201-25. 2007
    ..These approaches reflect the growing interdisciplinary nature of psychology in general, and the field of race relations in particular...
  25. ncbi request reprint Do differences in relationship and partner attributes explain disparities in sexually transmitted disease among young white and black women?
    Nina T Harawa
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:187-91. 2003
    ..Although characteristics of sexual partners and relationships often differed by race, this did not explain racial disparities in STDs...
  26. pmc Age of minority sexual orientation development and risk of childhood maltreatment and suicide attempts in women
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:511-21. 2009
    ..Implications for services, interventions, and further research to address maltreatment disparities for sexual minorities are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reports of parental maltreatment during childhood in a United States population-based survey of homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual adults
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1165-78. 2002
    ..The study objective was to determine the nature and prevalence of childhood maltreatment experiences among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults and to compare findings to those obtained from similar heterosexual adults...
  28. pmc Self-reported altruistic and reciprocal behaviors among homosexually and heterosexually experienced adults: implications for HIV/AIDS service organizations
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS Care 21:675-82. 2009
    ..One surprising finding in this study was that approximately 17% of homosexually experienced men had donated blood in the year prior to interview despite the prohibition against doing so...
  29. ncbi request reprint Drug use, drug severity, and help-seeking behaviors of lesbian and bisexual women
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:556-68. 2006
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Research Grants11

  1. Drug Use, HIV, and Other Comorbidities In A Vulnerable Population
    SUSAN COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Because the study is not based on a theoretical or conceptual framework, findings will be primarily descriptive and exploratory. Even with this limitation, however, it will make a major contribution. ..
  2. Drug Use, HIV, and Other Comorbidities In A Vulnerable Population
    SUSAN COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because the study is not based on a theoretical or conceptual framework, findings will be primarily descriptive and exploratory. Even with this limitation, however, it will make a major contribution. ..
  3. Mental health disorders in a sexual minority population
    SUSAN COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will also provide critical information about problems in service delivery, assisting efforts to design effective interventions. ..
  4. RISK FOR PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AMONG LESBIANS AND GAY MEN
    SUSAN COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings will greatly assist developing more efficient sampling frames in future studies. ..
  5. Drug Use, HIV, and Other Comorbidities In A Vulnerable Population
    Susan D Cochran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because the study is not based on a theoretical or conceptual framework, findings will be primarily descriptive and exploratory. Even with this limitation, however, it will make a major contribution. ..