C T Halpern

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Affirmation of a developmental systems approach to genetics
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 35:367. 2012
  2. pmc Sexual timetables for oral-genital, vaginal, and anal intercourse: sociodemographic comparisons in a nationally representative sample of adolescents
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8120, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1221-8. 2012
  3. pmc Challenges of measuring diurnal cortisol concentrations in a large population-based field study
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:499-508. 2012
  4. pmc Patterns of intimate partner violence victimization from adolescence to young adulthood in a nationally representative sample
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 24599 8120, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:508-16. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness of web-based education on Kenyan and Brazilian adolescents' knowledge about HIV/AIDS, abortion law, and emergency contraception: findings from TeenWeb
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:628-37. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment contributions to young adult sexual partnering
    Carolyn T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 27599 7445, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:543-54. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescent predictors of emerging adult sexual patterns
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 8120, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:926.e1-10. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of body fat on weight concerns, dating, and sexual activity: a longitudinal analysis of black and white adolescent girls
    C T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Dev Psychol 35:721-36. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived physical maturity, age of romantic partner, and adolescent risk behavior
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, CB 7445, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Prev Sci 8:1-10. 2007
  10. pmc Partner violence among adolescents in opposite-sex romantic relationships: findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    C T Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1679-85. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Affirmation of a developmental systems approach to genetics
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 35:367. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Sexual timetables for oral-genital, vaginal, and anal intercourse: sociodemographic comparisons in a nationally representative sample of adolescents
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8120, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1221-8. 2012
    ..We documented the prevalence and relative timing of oral-genital, vaginal, and anal intercourse during adolescence and examined whether these timetables varied by sociodemographic factors...
  3. pmc Challenges of measuring diurnal cortisol concentrations in a large population-based field study
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:499-508. 2012
    ..This study evaluates issues related to consent, collection, and protocol adherence for a low-burden saliva collection protocol...
  4. pmc Patterns of intimate partner violence victimization from adolescence to young adulthood in a nationally representative sample
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 24599 8120, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:508-16. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of patterns of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization from adolescence to young adulthood, and document associations with selected sociodemographic and experiential factors...
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness of web-based education on Kenyan and Brazilian adolescents' knowledge about HIV/AIDS, abortion law, and emergency contraception: findings from TeenWeb
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:628-37. 2008
    ..Future intervention should focus on teen's purposeful searching for health information when they are in personal circumstances of unmet health needs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment contributions to young adult sexual partnering
    Carolyn T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 27599 7445, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:543-54. 2007
    ..These findings underscore the necessity of using more comprehensive multiple gene-multiple life experience approaches to investigations of complex behaviors such as sexual patterns...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescent predictors of emerging adult sexual patterns
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 8120, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:926.e1-10. 2006
    ..The second purpose is to determine adolescent biopsychosocial factors that predict membership in these adult groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of body fat on weight concerns, dating, and sexual activity: a longitudinal analysis of black and white adolescent girls
    C T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Dev Psychol 35:721-36. 1999
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived physical maturity, age of romantic partner, and adolescent risk behavior
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, CB 7445, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Prev Sci 8:1-10. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Partner violence among adolescents in opposite-sex romantic relationships: findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    C T Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1679-85. 2001
    ..This report examines (1) the prevalence of psychological and minor physical violence victimization in a nationally representative sample of adolescents and (2) associations between sociodemographic factors and victimization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations between stress reactivity and sexual and nonsexual risk taking in young adult human males
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Horm Behav 42:387-98. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of cross-situational consistency of stress responses, the utility of stress reactivity for understanding individual differences in risk taking, and the interpretive limitations imposed by study design...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of partner violence in same-sex romantic and sexual relationships in a national sample of adolescents
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:124-31. 2004
    ..To present the first national prevalence estimates of psychological and physical intimate partner violence between adolescents in same-sex relationships...
  13. ncbi request reprint Implications of racial and gender differences in patterns of adolescent risk behavior for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases
    Carolyn Tucker Halpern
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:239-47. 2004
    ..Prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) differs according to race and gender, yet few studies have systematically investigated risk behavior patterns by subgroup, particularly with nationally representative data...
  14. pmc Correlates of condom use among sexually experienced secondary-school male students in Nairobi, Kenya
    M Yotebieng
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    SAHARA J 6:9-16. 2009
    ..76 times. Interventions to increase awareness about the role of condoms in preventing HIV, delay sexual initiation, and teach proper condom use among secondary-school students in Nairobi are needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in associations between depressive symptoms and patterns of substance use and risky sexual behavior among a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents
    M W Waller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:139-50. 2006
    ....
  16. pmc Continuity of adolescent and early adult partner violence victimisation: association with witnessing violent crime in adolescence
    A L Spriggs
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:741-8. 2009
    ..Although exposure to peer and family violence is a documented risk factor for adolescent dating violence, less is known about the relationship between violent crime exposure and dating violence victimisation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adolescent depression and suicide risk: association with sex and drug behavior
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 2812, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:224-31. 2004
    ..Although both health problems have been associated with drug use and early sexual intercourse, the relationship has not been systematically studied in a nationally representative sample...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior and drug use among Asian and Latino adolescents: association with immigrant status
    Jon M Hussey
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:85-94. 2007
    ..The results indicate that among Asian and Latino adolescents, assimilation to U.S. risk behavior norms occurs rapidly and is evident by the second generation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Young age at first sexual intercourse and sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults
    Christine E Kaestle
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:774-80. 2005
    ..11, 95% confidence interval: 0.88, 1.39). Thus, earlier initiation of sexual intercourse is strongly associated with STIs for older adolescents but not for young adults over age 23 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sexual intercourse precedes partner violence in adolescent romantic relationships
    Christine E Kaestle
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:386-92. 2005
    ..To examine whether psychological or physical violence between adolescent romantic partners is associated with the sexual intercourse status of the couple...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parenting quality, DRD4, and the prediction of externalizing and internalizing behaviors in early childhood
    C Propper
    Center for Developmental Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, CB 8115, 100 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 811, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:619-32. 2007
    ..The data indicate that children may be differentially susceptible to different aspects of parenting depending on their genotype, and it is important to consider differences in racial composition when studying these relationships...
  22. ncbi request reprint Which comes first in adolescence--sex and drugs or depression?
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:163-70. 2005
    ..This study tests whether gender-specific patterns of substance use and sexual behavior precede and predict depression or vice versa...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates of exchanging sex for drugs or money among women who use crack cocaine
    Jessica M Edwards
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 2812, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:420-9. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Sexual activity among adolescents in romantic relationships with friends, acquaintances, or strangers
    Christine E Kaestle
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:849-53. 2005
    ..Design, Setting, and..
  25. ncbi request reprint A relational view of causality in normal and abnormal development
    Gilbert Gottlieb
    Center for Developmental Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8115, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:421-35. 2002
    ..Finally, we discuss future possibilities and potential stumbling blocks in the implementation of a more fully realized bidirectional, coactional perspective in developmental psychopathological research...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mass media as a sexual super peer for early maturing girls
    Jane D Brown
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:420-7. 2005
    ..Does puberty also stimulate interest in sexual media content that is seen as giving permission to engage in sexual behavior?..
  27. ncbi request reprint What's love got to do with it? Sexual behaviors of opposite-sex couples through emerging adulthood
    Christine Elizabeth Kaestle
    Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:134-40. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, representative information about young adults' sexual activities in long-term relationships and the emotional context of such relationships is rare...
  28. ncbi request reprint The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) twin data
    Kathleen Mullan Harris
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:988-97. 2006
    ..Add Health has an enlightened dissemination policy and to date has released phenotype and genotype data to more than 3000 researchers in the scientific community...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk and protection in the development of problem behaviors in adolescents
    Robin Bartlett
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27412 6170, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:607-21. 2006
    ..These results suggest that approaches to preventing problems may differ from those required to help adolescents who are already manifesting problems...
  30. ncbi request reprint Social scripts and stark realities: Kenyan adolescents' abortion discourse
    Ellen M H Mitchell
    Ipas USA
    Cult Health Sex 8:515-28. 2006
    ..The need for factual information, dispassionate dialogue and improved contraceptive access is considerable...
  31. ncbi request reprint Music videos, pro wrestling, and acceptance of date rape among middle school males and females: an exploratory analysis
    Christine Elizabeth Kaestle
    Department of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:185-7. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of self-reported and test-identified chlamydial infections among young adults in the United States of America
    Bonita J Iritani
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Ste 200, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Sex Health 3:245-51. 2006
    ..The extent of bias from using self-reported STI data, and whether bias varies by sex and race, is largely unknown. This gap is addressed using a large, nationally representative sample...

Research Grants2

  1. Sexual Behavior Trajectories from Adolescence to Adulthood
    Carolyn T Halpern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Achievement of this project's aims will provide evidence to guide the development of public health policy and programs. ..
  2. Sexual Behavior Trajectories from Adolescence to Adulthood
    Carolyn T Halpern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Achievement of this project's aims will provide evidence to guide the development of public health policy and programs. ..