T L Hughes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Substance abuse and mental health disparities: comparisons across sexual identity groups in a national sample of young Australian women
    Tonda Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Health Systems Sciences, College of Nursing, M C 802, 845 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60304, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:824-31. 2010
  2. pmc Victimization and substance use disorders in a national sample of heterosexual and sexual minority women and men
    Tonda Hughes
    College of Nursing MC 802, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    Addiction 105:2130-40. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Age and racial/ethnic differences in drinking and drinking-related problems in a community sample of lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago UIC, College of Nursing, M C 802, 845 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:579-90. 2006
  4. pmc Sexual orientation and smoking: results from a multisite women's health study
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ilinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1218-39. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Lesbians' drinking patterns: beyond the data
    Tonda L Hughes
    Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1739-58. 2003
  6. pmc Sexual victimization and hazardous drinking among heterosexual and sexual minority women
    Tonda L Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing M C 802, 845 South Damen Avenue, Room 956, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1152-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and women's smoking
    Tonda L Hughes
    College of Nursing, FAAN University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue, Room 956 M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:254-61. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Nurses' use of alcohol and other drugs: findings from a national probability sample
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1423-40. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Sexual assault and alcohol abuse: a comparison of lesbians and heterosexual women
    T L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:515-32. 2001
  10. pmc Prediction of depressive distress in a community sample of women: the role of sexual orientation
    Alicia K Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1131-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Substance abuse and mental health disparities: comparisons across sexual identity groups in a national sample of young Australian women
    Tonda Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Health Systems Sciences, College of Nursing, M C 802, 845 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60304, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:824-31. 2010
    ..Findings of variations in risk across sexual minority subgroups suggest prevention and intervention strategies aimed at reducing health disparities should be targeted toward specific sexual minority subgroups...
  2. pmc Victimization and substance use disorders in a national sample of heterosexual and sexual minority women and men
    Tonda Hughes
    College of Nursing MC 802, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    Addiction 105:2130-40. 2010
    ..There is consensus in the research literature that substance use disparities exist among sexual minority women and men; however, few studies have examined risk factors that may contribute to these disparities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Age and racial/ethnic differences in drinking and drinking-related problems in a community sample of lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago UIC, College of Nursing, M C 802, 845 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:579-90. 2006
    ..Using data from the Chicago Health and Life Experiences of Women Study (CHLEW), we examined drinking patterns and problems in a large and diverse sample of lesbians...
  4. pmc Sexual orientation and smoking: results from a multisite women's health study
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ilinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1218-39. 2008
    ..Racial/ethnic minority lesbians with high school education or less were most likely to report both current and lifetime cigarette smoking. The study's limitations are noted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lesbians' drinking patterns: beyond the data
    Tonda L Hughes
    Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1739-58. 2003
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  6. pmc Sexual victimization and hazardous drinking among heterosexual and sexual minority women
    Tonda L Hughes
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing M C 802, 845 South Damen Avenue, Room 956, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1152-6. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and women's smoking
    Tonda L Hughes
    College of Nursing, FAAN University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue, Room 956 M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:254-61. 2003
    ..Research on women and smoking is reviewed to identify potential risk factors for lesbians' smoking. Implications for future research and for prevention and intervention are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nurses' use of alcohol and other drugs: findings from a national probability sample
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:1423-40. 2002
    ..Conditional logistic regression was used to estimate the degree to which AOD use was associated with occupation. Results indicating that substance use is unrelated to occupation lend support to earlier findings from the ECA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sexual assault and alcohol abuse: a comparison of lesbians and heterosexual women
    T L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:515-32. 2001
    ..To compare and contrast lesbians' and heterosexual women's experiences of sexual assault and to investigate relationships between sexual assault and alcohol abuse...
  10. pmc Prediction of depressive distress in a community sample of women: the role of sexual orientation
    Alicia K Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1131-9. 2002
    ..This study compared factors known or hypothesized to influence depressive symptomatology in a community sample of lesbians and heterosexual women...
  11. ncbi request reprint The co-occurrence of depression and alcohol dependence symptoms in a community sample of lesbians
    Wendy B Bostwick
    University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 9:7-18. 2005
    ..Younger women and those not currently in a committed relationship more commonly reported past year depression. Younger age was the strongest predictor of the co-occurrence of depression and alcohol dependence symptoms...
  12. pmc Dimensions of sexual orientation and the prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in the United States
    Wendy B Bostwick
    Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:468-75. 2010
    ..We used data from a nationally representative sample to examine the associations among 3 dimensions of sexual orientation (identity, attraction, and behavior), lifetime and past-year mood and anxiety disorders, and sex...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mental health services use among lesbian and heterosexual women
    Lisa A Razzano
    Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60603, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 29:289-98. 2006
    ..Suggestions are offered for identifying new factors in mental health service utilization among groups with diverse sexual orientations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlates of underutilization of gynecological cancer screening among lesbian and heterosexual women
    Alicia K Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Prev Med 38:105-13. 2004
    ..Study aims were to examine cervical cancer risk factors, screening patterns, and predictors of screening adherence in demographically similar samples of lesbian (N=550) and heterosexual women (N=279)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complementary medicine practices in a community-based sample of lesbian and heterosexual women
    Alicia K Matthews
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Health Care Women Int 26:430-47. 2005
    ..Future studies should also examine the relationships between and experiences with discrimination in traditional medical settings and increased use of complementary and alternative medicine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reliability and concurrent validity of the CAGE screening questions: A comparison of lesbians and heterosexual women
    Timothy P Johnson
    Survey Research Laboratory, Public Administration Program, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:657-69. 2005
    ..Although this pilot study is limited by the nonprobability sample, we conclude that evaluating the appropriateness of other alcohol and drug abuse measures in high-risk populations, such as lesbians, should be a research priority...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mental health service use by African American women: exploration of subpopulation differences
    A K Matthews
    University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, 5841 South Maryland Avenue MC3077, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 7:75-87. 2001
    ..Findings from this study, including clear differences between lesbians and heterosexual women in past use of therapy and preferences for mental health providers, have important implications for service provision...
  18. pmc Childhood risk factors for alcohol abuse and psychological distress among adult lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, UIC National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:769-89. 2007
    ..This study examined the relationships between childhood and family background variables, including sexual and physical abuse, and subsequent alcohol abuse and psychological distress in adult lesbians...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and alcohol-related problems among lesbians and gay men
    Tonda L Hughes
    Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:283-325. 2005
    ..There is a clear need for more research with bisexual women and men and with sexual minority members of color. Longitudinal studies, including those that focus on treatment effectiveness, are particularly lacking...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sexual identity and substance use among undergraduate students
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48108, USA
    Subst Abus 24:77-91. 2003
    ..These findings provide evidence that sexual identity is an important predictor of AOD use among undergraduate students. These findings support the need for continued research and intervention efforts that target LGB collegians...
  21. pmc Assessment of difference in dimensions of sexual orientation: implications for substance use research in a college-age population
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105 2194, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:620-9. 2005
    ..The present research examines the associations between three distinct dimensions of sexual orientation and substance use in a random sample of undergraduate students...
  22. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and sexual orientation: intersecting identities
    Cheryl A Parks
    School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT 06117 2698, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:241-54. 2004
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for practice with lesbians of color...
  23. ncbi request reprint Substance use and misuse: are bisexual women at greater risk?
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    University of Michigan Substance Abuse Research Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 1649, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:217-25. 2004
    ..However, additional research is needed to replicate these findings with larger samples of bisexual women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Drinking and drinking-related problems among heterosexual and sexual minority women
    Sharon C Wilsnack
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 9037, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202 9037, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:129-39. 2008
    ..Here we compare rates of high-risk and problem drinking in a large sample of Chicago-area lesbians and a national sample of age- and education-matched urban heterosexual women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk and screening: a comparison of lesbian and heterosexual women
    Dana L Brandenburg
    Department of Family Medicine and Comunity Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Women Health 45:109-30. 2007
    ..It was hypothesized that lesbians would have higher objective cancer risk estimates and report more behavioral and screening risk factors for breast cancer than heterosexual women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of childhood sexual abuse with obesity in a community sample of lesbians
    Deborah J Aaron
    Department of Health and Physical Activity, 155 Trees Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1023-8. 2007
    ..Our goal was to examine the association between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and obesity in a community-based sample of self-identified lesbians...
  27. ncbi request reprint Age differences in lesbian identity development and drinking
    Cheryl A Parks
    School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:361-80. 2007
    ..The study's limitations are noted...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and alcohol-related problems in self-identified lesbians: age and racial/ethnic comparisons
    Cheryl A Parks
    School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, W Hartford, CT 06117 2698, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 9:31-44. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to previous research on lesbian alcohol use...

Research Grants9

  1. Identity and Drinking: A Longitudinal Follow-Up
    Tonda Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Greater understanding of alcohol use will also provide important theoretical and practical information about the influence of gender and adherence (or nonadherence) to norms on women's use of alcohol. ..
  2. Cumulative Stress and Hazardous Drinking in a Community Sample of Adult Lesbians
    Tonda Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding how different groups of women respond to and cope with multiple life stressors will aid the development of more effective alcohol abuse prevention and intervention strategies for understudied groups of women. ..
  3. IDENTITY AND DRINKING--RISK AND PROTECT FACTORS
    Tonda Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data analyses will first be conducted using the Chicago-based comparison group and then repeated using a random sample of urban-dwelling sample of women from the NSHLEW. ..
  4. Cumulative Stress and Hazardous Drinking in a Community Sample of Adult Lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding how different groups of women respond to and cope with multiple life stressors will aid the development of more effective alcohol abuse prevention and intervention strategies for understudied groups of women. ..
  5. Cumulative Stress and Hazardous Drinking in a Community Sample of Adult Lesbians
    Tonda L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding how different groups of women respond to and cope with multiple life stressors will aid the development of more effective alcohol abuse prevention and intervention strategies for understudied groups of women. ..