Anita Fernander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression and smoking among youth in Cape Town, South Africa
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0086, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:41-50. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability and validity of the John Henry Active Coping Scale in an urban sample of African Americans and white Americans
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ethn Health 8:147-61. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking risk and the likelihood of quitting among African-American female light and heavy smokers
    Anita Fernander
    University of Kentucky, Department of Behavioral Science, Lexington 40536 0086, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1199-206. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Racially classified social group tobacco-related health disparities: what is the role of genetics?
    Anita F Fernander
    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, 103 College of Medicine Office Building, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 102:58-64. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Race-related stress and smoking among pregnant African-American women
    Anita Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40511, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:558-64. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Are age of smoking initiation and purchasing patterns associated with menthol smoking?
    Anita Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 105:39-45. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of six-month tobacco use outcomes of Black patients seeking smoking cessation intervention
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:413-24. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Exploring the association of John Henry active coping and education on smoking behavior and nicotine dependence among Blacks in the USA
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, 103 College of Medicine Office Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:491-500. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Menthol smoking, smoke-free policies and cessation services
    Anita Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    Addiction 105:105-14. 2010
  10. pmc John Henry Active Coping, education, and blood pressure among urban blacks
    Anita F Fernander
    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, 103 COMOB, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:246-55. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression and smoking among youth in Cape Town, South Africa
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0086, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:41-50. 2006
    ..This paper examines gender differences in the association between depression, racially classified social group (RCSG) status, social amenities, and grade level with smoking among South African youth in Cape Town...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability and validity of the John Henry Active Coping Scale in an urban sample of African Americans and white Americans
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ethn Health 8:147-61. 2003
    ..The primary focus of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the John Henry Active Coping scale (JHAC12) among an urban middle-aged sample of African Americans and white Americans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking risk and the likelihood of quitting among African-American female light and heavy smokers
    Anita Fernander
    University of Kentucky, Department of Behavioral Science, Lexington 40536 0086, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1199-206. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Racially classified social group tobacco-related health disparities: what is the role of genetics?
    Anita F Fernander
    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, 103 College of Medicine Office Building, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 102:58-64. 2007
    ..it possible/likely that pharmacogenetics will allow us to match smokers with cessation strategies based on a gene-psychological profile? What are the most important conceptual and methodological issues for a research agenda in this area?..
  5. doi request reprint Race-related stress and smoking among pregnant African-American women
    Anita Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40511, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:558-64. 2010
    ..To examine the association between the psychosocial construct of race-related stress and smoking among pregnant African-American women...
  6. doi request reprint Are age of smoking initiation and purchasing patterns associated with menthol smoking?
    Anita Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 105:39-45. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between age of cigarette smoking initiation and cigarette purchasing patterns on menthol smoking among current smokers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of six-month tobacco use outcomes of Black patients seeking smoking cessation intervention
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:413-24. 2006
    ..I. 22% to 37%). An individualized nicotine dependence intervention conducted in an academic medical setting yielded encouraging abstinence rates for Black smokers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exploring the association of John Henry active coping and education on smoking behavior and nicotine dependence among Blacks in the USA
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, 103 College of Medicine Office Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:491-500. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Menthol smoking, smoke-free policies and cessation services
    Anita Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    Addiction 105:105-14. 2010
    ..This study examined whether menthol cigarette smoking is related to exposure to smoke-free home and work-place policies, availability of cessation services at work and knowledge of cessation resources among current smokers...
  10. pmc John Henry Active Coping, education, and blood pressure among urban blacks
    Anita F Fernander
    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, 103 COMOB, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:246-55. 2004
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of sociocultural factors that may influence the coping styles of black men and women in different communities and environments...
  11. ncbi request reprint End-of-treatment smoking cessation among African American female participants in the Breathe Free for Women smoking cessation program: results of a pilot study
    Anita Fernander
    103 College of Medicine Office Building, Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1034-40. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Exploring the type-of-crime hypothesis, religiosity, and spirituality in an adult male prison population
    Anita Fernander
    College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40536 0086, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 49:682-95. 2005
    ..The distinction between religiosity and spirituality is discussed in terms of the type-of-crime hypothesis...
  13. ncbi request reprint A biopsychosocial approach to examining tobacco-related health disparities among racially classified social groups
    Anita F Fernander
    Behavioral Science Department, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Addiction 102:43-57. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Racially classified social group differences in cigarette smoking, nicotine dependence, and readiness to quit
    Mary Kay Rayens
    Mary Kay Rayens, PhD, and Ellen J Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington Anita Fernander, PhD, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington Chizimuzo T C Okoli, PhD, MPH, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington
    J Addict Nurs 24:71-81. 2013
    ..Later, age of initiation, positive partner support, and using evidence-based quit methods also predicted greater readiness to quit. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint An exploratory examination of the Spiritual Well-Being Scale among incarcerated black and white male drug users
    Anita Fernander
    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 48:403-13. 2004
    ..The unexpected findings are discussed in light of the existing literature that identifies the significance of spirituality in the personality and coping style of Blacks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Addressing tobacco-related health disparities
    Eric T Moolchan
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Addiction 102:30-42. 2007
    ..We will show the importance of an approach that integrates the human life-cycle (developmental) and tobacco addiction cycle (behavioral) for interventions that address group-specific vulnerabilities...