PATRICIA E LESTER

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of a family-centered prevention intervention for military children and families facing wartime deployments
    Patricia 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
  2. doi request reprint Family-based processes associated with adolescent distress, substance use and risky sexual behavior in families affected by maternal HIV
    Patricia 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
  3. pmc The long war and parental combat deployment: effects on military children and at-home spouses
    Patricia Lester
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:310-20. 2010
  4. pmc The longitudinal impact of HIV+ parents' drug use on their adolescent children
    PATRICIA E LESTER
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:51-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint When the time comes to talk about HIV: factors associated with diagnostic disclosure and emotional distress in HIV-infected children
    Patricia 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Developmental predictors of somatic symptoms in adolescents of parents with HIV: a 12-month follow-up
    Patricia Lester
    Center for Community, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:242-50. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Case study: the internet as a developmental tool in an adolescent boy with psychosis
    Melita 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Custody plans among parents living with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Mary 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
  9. pmc Stress biomarkers as outcomes for HIV+ prevention: participation, feasibility and findings among HIV+ Latina and African American mothers
    Dorie 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Six-year intervention outcomes for adolescent children of parents with the human immunodeficiency virus
    Mary 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

Research Grants

  1. SOMATIZATION IN ADOLESCENTS OF PARENTS WITH AIDS
    Patricia Lester; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Parental Wartime Deployment on Adjustment in Children
    Patricia Lester; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Evaluation of a family-centered prevention intervention for military children and families facing wartime deployments
    Patricia 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...
  2. doi request reprint Family-based processes associated with adolescent distress, substance use and risky sexual behavior in families affected by maternal HIV
    Patricia 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...
  3. pmc The long war and parental combat deployment: effects on military children and at-home spouses
    Patricia 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...
  4. pmc The longitudinal impact of HIV+ parents' drug use on their adolescent children
    PATRICIA 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint When the time comes to talk about HIV: factors associated with diagnostic disclosure and emotional distress in HIV-infected children
    Patricia 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Developmental predictors of somatic symptoms in adolescents of parents with HIV: a 12-month follow-up
    Patricia 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Case study: the internet as a developmental tool in an adolescent boy with psychosis
    Melita 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
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  8. ncbi request reprint Custody plans among parents living with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Mary 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...
  9. pmc Stress biomarkers as outcomes for HIV+ prevention: participation, feasibility and findings among HIV+ Latina and African American mothers
    Dorie 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Six-year intervention outcomes for adolescent children of parents with the human immunodeficiency virus
    Mary 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...
  11. doi request reprint Lessons Learned from "integrating" intensive family-based interventions into medical care settings for mothers living with HIV/AIDS and their adolescent children
    Eric 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adolescent adjustment over six years in HIV-affected families
    Mary 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevention for HIV-positive families
    Mary 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
  14. ncbi request reprint Childbearing among daughters of parents with HIV
    Susanne 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adolescent adjustment before and after HIV-related parental death
    Mary 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational benefits of family-based HIV interventions
    Mary 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...

Research Grants2

  1. SOMATIZATION IN ADOLESCENTS OF PARENTS WITH AIDS
    Patricia Lester; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. Parental Wartime Deployment on Adjustment in Children
    Patricia 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. ..