PATRICIA E LESTER
Affiliation: University of California
- Evaluation of a family-centered prevention intervention for military children and families facing wartime deploymentsPatricia Lester
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 6502, USA
Am J Public Health 102:S48-54. 2012..We evaluated the Families OverComing Under Stress program, which provides resiliency training designed to enhance family psychological health in US military families affected by combat- and deployment-related stress...
- Family-based processes associated with adolescent distress, substance use and risky sexual behavior in families affected by maternal HIVPatricia Lester
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:328-40. 2010..Finally, maternal distress indirectly affected adolescent distress and risk behavior via youth aggressive conflict resolution style...
- The long war and parental combat deployment: effects on military children and at-home spousesPatricia Lester
UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:310-20. 2010..Behavioral and emotional adjustment problems were examined in children (aged 6 through 12) of an active duty Army or Marine Corps parent currently deployed (CD) or recently returned (RR) from Afghanistan or Iraq...
- The longitudinal impact of HIV+ parents' drug use on their adolescent childrenPATRICIA E LESTER
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:51-9. 2009..Interventions that address parental substance use among PWH should be developed to ameliorate the impact of substance use relapse on their adolescents...
- When the time comes to talk about HIV: factors associated with diagnostic disclosure and emotional distress in HIV-infected childrenPatricia Lester
Center for Community Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:309-17. 2002..To determine factors related to the timing and probability of nondisclosure of HIV status to perinatally HIV-infected children, and to explore factors associated with emotional distress in HIV-infected children...
- Developmental predictors of somatic symptoms in adolescents of parents with HIV: a 12-month follow-upPatricia Lester
Center for Community, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:242-50. 2003..Adolescents with school problems are particularly vulnerable, at least in the short run. These data support a family-based approach to treatment programs for adolescents with increased levels of somatic distress...
- Case study: the internet as a developmental tool in an adolescent boy with psychosisMelita L Daley
Youth Services Division, Merced County Department of Mental Health, Merced, CA 95340, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:187-90. 2005....
- Custody plans among parents living with human immunodeficiency virus infectionMary Jane Rotheram-Borus
AIDS Institute, Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services, University of California, Los Angeles 90094 6521, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:327-32. 2004..To describe and to examine predictors of making custody plans by parents living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
- Stress biomarkers as outcomes for HIV+ prevention: participation, feasibility and findings among HIV+ Latina and African American mothersDorie A Glover
Semel Institute, Child Division, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, 760 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
AIDS Behav 14:339-50. 2010..The study demonstrates acceptability, feasibility and potential utility of community-based biomarker collections in evaluating individual differences in psychosocial stress...
- Six-year intervention outcomes for adolescent children of parents with the human immunodeficiency virusMary Jane Rotheram-Borus
AIDS Institute and the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 6521, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:742-8. 2004..Having a parent with the human immunodeficiency virus has a significant negative impact on an adolescent child's adjustment...
- Lessons Learned from "integrating" intensive family-based interventions into medical care settings for mothers living with HIV/AIDS and their adolescent childrenEric Rice
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 7311, USA
AIDS Behav 13:1005-11. 2009..We provide recommendations for how to integrate intensive interventions into medical care, given the needs of MLH, their adolescents, and the organizations serving them...
- Adolescent adjustment over six years in HIV-affected familiesMary Jane Rotheram-Borus
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Adolesc Health 39:174-82. 2006..To assess predictors of adjustment of adolescents of parents with HIV (PWH) at three and six years after the delivery of either a coping skills intervention or a standard care condition...
- Prevention for HIV-positive familiesMary Jane Rotheram-Borus
AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 6521, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:S133-4. 2004
- Childbearing among daughters of parents with HIVSusanne May
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Health Behav 30:72-84. 2006..To examine first childbearing and its predictors among daughters of parents with HIV...
- Adolescent adjustment before and after HIV-related parental deathMary Jane Rotheram-Borus
AIDS Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 6521, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 73:221-8. 2005..Only sexual risk behaviors increased following parental death. These results suggest the importance of early family intervention soon after parental HIV diagnosis, prior to parental death, and sustained over time...
- Intergenerational benefits of family-based HIV interventionsMary Jane Rotheram-Borus
Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:622-7. 2006..These results suggest that there are possibly long-term, intergenerational benefits of an intervention for families coping with HIV...
- SOMATIZATION IN ADOLESCENTS OF PARENTS WITH AIDSPatricia Lester; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Parental Wartime Deployment on Adjustment in ChildrenPatricia Lester; Fiscal Year: 2006..Thus, these findings may be broadly applicable to other situations in which a child faces a parent's absence & potential traumatic exposure. ..