Celia C Lo

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Affiliation: University of Alabama
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Race, unemployment rate, and chronic mental illness: a 15-year trend analysis
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487 0314, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:1119-28. 2014
  2. doi Access to and utilization of health services as pathway to racial disparities in serious mental illness
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487 0314, USA
    Community Ment Health J 50:251-7. 2014
  3. ncbi Heavy drinking during periods of high unemployment: 15-year trend study of the role of race/ethnicity
    Celia C Lo
    University of Alabama, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:383-90. 2013
  4. pmc A spatial analysis of student binge drinking, alcohol-outlet density, and social disadvantages
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Am J Addict 22:391-401. 2013
  5. pmc Urban-rural differentials: a spatial analysis of Alabama students' recent alcohol use and marijuana use
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Am J Addict 22:188-96. 2013
  6. doi Problem drinking by race and nativity: what is learned from social structural and mental health-related data of US-born and immigrant respondents?
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    Am J Addict 21:S77-87. 2012
  7. doi Disparities in Whites' versus Blacks' self-rated health: social status, health-care services, and health behaviors
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    J Community Health 38:727-33. 2013
  8. ncbi The role of mental illness in alcohol abuse and prescription drug misuse: gender-specific analysis of college students
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 45:39-47. 2013
  9. doi The role of social structural factors in treatment of mental health disorder
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    J Ment Health 21:430-8. 2012
  10. doi Racial differences in co-occurring substance use and serious psychological distress: the roles of marriage and religiosity
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:734-44. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Race, unemployment rate, and chronic mental illness: a 15-year trend analysis
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487 0314, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:1119-28. 2014
    ..The data allowed us to pinpoint changes characterizing the White majority-but not Black, Hispanic, or Asian minorities-and to ask whether such changes were attributable to economic conditions (measured via national unemployment rates)...
  2. doi Access to and utilization of health services as pathway to racial disparities in serious mental illness
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487 0314, USA
    Community Ment Health J 50:251-7. 2014
    ..Implications concerning racial disparities in mental health are discussed. ..
  3. ncbi Heavy drinking during periods of high unemployment: 15-year trend study of the role of race/ethnicity
    Celia C Lo
    University of Alabama, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:383-90. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc A spatial analysis of student binge drinking, alcohol-outlet density, and social disadvantages
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Am J Addict 22:391-401. 2013
    ..This paper examined whether and how student binge drinking at the individual level was influenced by population disadvantages, community instability, alcohol-outlet density, and protective factors generated by community and school...
  5. pmc Urban-rural differentials: a spatial analysis of Alabama students' recent alcohol use and marijuana use
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Am J Addict 22:188-96. 2013
    ..This study of Alabama public school students sought urban-rural differences in social and spatial mechanisms connecting structural factors to recent use of alcohol and marijuana...
  6. doi Problem drinking by race and nativity: what is learned from social structural and mental health-related data of US-born and immigrant respondents?
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    Am J Addict 21:S77-87. 2012
    ..This study identified and compared links between problem drinking and social structural and mental health-related factors for four race-nativity groups...
  7. doi Disparities in Whites' versus Blacks' self-rated health: social status, health-care services, and health behaviors
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    J Community Health 38:727-33. 2013
    ..In the end, our results showed racial health disparities to be partially explained by racial differences in distribution of health resources and health behaviors. ..
  8. ncbi The role of mental illness in alcohol abuse and prescription drug misuse: gender-specific analysis of college students
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 45:39-47. 2013
    ..In pursuing gender-specific results, we found that the association between alcohol abuse and mental illness was stronger among females than males...
  9. doi The role of social structural factors in treatment of mental health disorder
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    J Ment Health 21:430-8. 2012
    ..Mental disorder implies a biopsychosocial condition, so adequate mental health treatment involves not just medical and pharmacological care but also psychotherapy or counseling...
  10. doi Racial differences in co-occurring substance use and serious psychological distress: the roles of marriage and religiosity
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:734-44. 2012
    ..We also found, however, that race/ethnicity moderates effects of education and poverty on the co-occurring behaviors, with Whites' mental health benefiting more from wealth and education than Blacks' or Hispanics' mental health did...
  11. doi Discrimination's role in minority groups' rates of substance-use disorder
    Celia C Lo
    School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0314, USA
    Am J Addict 21:150-6. 2012
    ..This study's results should encourage future researchers to further explore mechanisms of the mental health effects of discrimination...
  12. doi Racial/ethnic differences in access to substance abuse treatment
    Celia C Lo
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0320, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:621-37. 2011
    ....
  13. doi Onset drinking: how it is related both to mother's drinking and mother-child relationships
    Celia C Lo
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0320, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:888-900. 2010
    ..At the same time, the quality of a mother's relationship with her child is an important posited protective factor delaying onset drinking...
  14. ncbi The effects of victimization on drug use: a multilevel analysis
    Celia C Lo
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Farrah 425, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1340-61. 2008
    ..Further studies with more sophisticated measures of drug use should clarify the role of victimization (by type) in various drug-using behaviors. The study's limitations are noted...
  15. ncbi The impact of childhood maltreatment on young adults' substance abuse
    Celia C Lo
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0320, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:139-46. 2007
    ..Depression was shown to mediate the relationship of physical abuse to current alcohol abuse and current drug abuse, but not to current marijuana abuse...
  16. ncbi Arrestees' perceived needs for substance-specific treatment: exploring urban-rural differences
    Celia C Lo
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0320, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:623-42. 2002
    ..It may be possible, by paying attention to these variables, to enhance inmates' motivation to enter treatment programs, leading ultimately to drug-use cessation...
  17. doi Intimate partner violence within law enforcement families
    Anita S Anderson
    Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0213, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:1176-93. 2011
    ..However, these effects were different for different gender and racial groups...
  18. ncbi School-related factors affecting high school seniors' methamphetamine use
    Jarrod M Stanley
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0320, USA
    J Drug Educ 39:401-18. 2009
    ..Results also showed the social bonds' impact to be mediated by social learning factors. Policy implications are discussed briefly...
  19. ncbi The role of immigration status in heavy drinking among Asian Americans
    Celia C Lo
    1School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 49:932-40. 2014
    ..S.-born Asians who were male and younger, as compared to immigrant Asians who were male and younger, helped explain differential heavy-drinking levels across subsamples. The study's limitations are noted. ..
  20. ncbi The role of drugs in crime: insights from a group of incoming prisoners
    Celia C Lo
    University of Akron, Department of Sociology, Ohio 44325 1905, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:121-31. 2002
    ..Specifically, these respondents viewed the need to obtain drugs for personal use as one of their main motives for participating in crime...