Suzanne McDermott

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Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Injury treatment among children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine Center, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:626-33. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation in health conditions among groups of adults with disabilities in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, USA
    J Community Health 31:147-59. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Health conditions among women with a disability
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:713-20. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Heart disease, schizophrenia, and affective psychoses: epidemiology of risk in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:747-55. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression in adults with disabilities, in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 27:117-23. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Children born to diabetic mothers may be more likely to have intellectual disability
    Joshua R Mann
    School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:928-32. 2013
  7. pmc When are fetuses and young children most susceptible to soil metal concentrations of arsenic, lead and mercury?
    Suzanne McDermott
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:265-72. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of epilepsy in adults with mental retardation and related disabilities in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:48-56. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Trichomoniasis in pregnancy and mental retardation in children
    Joshua R Mann
    School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Dr, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:891-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Maternal pre-eclampsia is associated with childhood epilepsy in South Carolina children insured by Medicaid
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:506-11. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Injury treatment among children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine Center, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:626-33. 2008
    ..47, 95% CI 1.13-1.90) and lower rate for sprains and strains (RR 0.54, 95% CI 0.32-0.91). Treatment for poisoning was 7.6 times as frequent, and self-inflicted injury was also 7.6 times as frequent for children with autism or PDD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation in health conditions among groups of adults with disabilities in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, USA
    J Community Health 31:147-59. 2006
    ..Some of the conditions with increased odds ratios, including depression, seizures, and dementia are secondary to the primary disability...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health conditions among women with a disability
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:713-20. 2007
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  4. ncbi request reprint Heart disease, schizophrenia, and affective psychoses: epidemiology of risk in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:747-55. 2005
    ..Patients with schizophrenia had increased relative risk for obesity, congestive heart failure, dementia, depression and death, while patients with affective psychoses had increased risk for dementia and diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression in adults with disabilities, in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 27:117-23. 2005
    ..This research was design to answer the question: Does the prevalence of depression differ between adults with and without disability, in the same family medicine practice?..
  6. doi request reprint Children born to diabetic mothers may be more likely to have intellectual disability
    Joshua R Mann
    School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:928-32. 2013
    ..Additional information about the association between maternal DM and risk of ID in children may lead to the development of effective preventive interventions on the individual and public health levels...
  7. pmc When are fetuses and young children most susceptible to soil metal concentrations of arsenic, lead and mercury?
    Suzanne McDermott
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:265-72. 2012
    ..The covariates that remained in the final models were also temporally associated with ID...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of epilepsy in adults with mental retardation and related disabilities in primary care
    Suzanne McDermott
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:48-56. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, during each decade the prevalence of epilepsy was higher in all of the disability groups compared to those without disability...
  9. doi request reprint Trichomoniasis in pregnancy and mental retardation in children
    Joshua R Mann
    School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Dr, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:891-9. 2009
    ..This study examines the association between maternal trichomoniasis and intellectual disability (ID) in children...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal pre-eclampsia is associated with childhood epilepsy in South Carolina children insured by Medicaid
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:506-11. 2011
    ..We examined the association between maternal pre-eclampsia/eclampsia (PE) and childhood epilepsy...
  11. pmc Soil metal concentrations and toxicity: associations with distances to industrial facilities and implications for human health
    C Marjorie Aelion
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    Sci Total Environ 407:2216-23. 2009
    ..In contrast to Area C, both rural areas had lower concentrations of metals, lower soil toxicity, and a small number of facilities with significant associations between distance and soil metals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are clusters of mental retardation correlated with clusters of developmental delay?
    Huiling Zhen
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, USA
    Geospat Health 4:17-26. 2009
    ..060) and 0.17 (P = 0.044), respectively. Our finding suggests that locations of high risk for the more severe condition, MR, also identify a spatial area where less severe cases of DD might be present, however the reverse is not the case...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of medical student performance on objective structured clinical exams with standardized patients with and without disabilities
    Rachel S Brown
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Acad Med 85:1766-71. 2010
    ..To investigate whether medical students' performance on a family medicine clerkship objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) differed when the standardized patient (SP) had a disability versus when the SP did not have a disability...
  14. doi request reprint Uncovering the complex relationship between pre-eclampsia, preterm birth and cerebral palsy
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:100-10. 2011
    ..Some of the association is probably attributable to high risk of preterm birth because of early pre-eclampsia, while a 'direct' effect of pre-eclampsia on fetal brain development also seems likely...
  15. pmc Children with hearing loss and increased risk of injury
    Joshua R Mann
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:528-33. 2007
    ..To test this hypothesis, this study compared rates of emergency department or hospital treatment for injury among Medicaid-insured South Carolina children with and without a diagnosis of hearing loss...
  16. pmc Variable selection for spatial random field predictors under a Bayesian mixed hierarchical spatial model
    Ji In Kim
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, USA
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 1:95-102. 2009
    ..We present a series of simulations which outline the problem of recovering the true relationships, and also provide an empirical example...
  17. ncbi request reprint A spatial analysis of mental retardation of unknown cause and maternal residence during pregnancy
    Huiling Zhen
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 292029, USA
    Geospat Health 2:173-82. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Maternal genitourinary infection appears to synergistically increase the risk of epilepsy in children of women with epilepsy
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:117-22. 2010
    ..Research is lacking on whether maternal genitourinary infection has a different effect on children of women with epilepsy compared to children of women without epilepsy...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal genitourinary infection and small for gestational age
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:667-72. 2009
    ..Maternal GU infection generally was not associated with SGA, though there may be an association for second-trimester infections only. Even this association was modest and may not be clinically significant...
  20. doi request reprint Pre-eclampsia, birth weight, and autism spectrum disorders
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, 29203, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:548-54. 2010
    ..Additional research is needed to investigate the potential mechanism(s) by which pre-eclampsia/eclampsia may influence ASD risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Obesity among people with and without mental retardation across adulthood
    Robert Moran
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Obes Res 13:342-9. 2005
    ..Moving out of obesity was defined as having a BMI <25 kg/m(2). We also abstracted data on age, sex, race, and other medical conditions...
  22. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infection is associated with increased risk of preterm birth in South Carolina women insured by Medicaid
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:563-8. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Maternal hypertension and intrapartum fever are associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke during infancy
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 55:58-64. 2013
    ..To examine maternal hypertension, diabetes, and intrapartum fever as potential risk factors for ischemic stroke in infants...
  24. pmc Probability of intellectual disability is associated with soil concentrations of arsenic and lead
    Suzanne McDermott
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, United States
    Chemosphere 84:31-8. 2011
    ..This study describes the complex association between soil concentrations of As combined with Pb and the probability of intellectual disability (ID) in children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Teaching medical students about disability in family medicine
    Catherine Leigh Graham
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Interagency Office on Disability and Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Fam Med 41:542-4. 2009
    ..Questionnaires were administered to students at the beginning and completion of the clerkship. Analyses of 71 matched questionnaires reveal that knowledge and attitudes were positively impacted...
  26. doi request reprint Temporal and spatial variation in residential soil metal concentrations: Implications for exposure assessments
    C Marjorie Aelion
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 No Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 185:365-8. 2014
    ..Sampling area and land use were important for Ba and Mn, and Pb and Hg, respectively. Results suggest metals are stable over long times and suitable for exposure assessments, but that individual metal behavior should be considered. ..
  27. doi request reprint Associations of estimated residential soil arsenic and lead concentrations and community-level environmental measures with mother-child health conditions in South Carolina
    C Marjorie Aelion
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Health Place 18:774-81. 2012
    ..02) and negatively associated with frequency of white mothers (all p < 0.01), suggesting a racial disparity with respect to Pb...
  28. pmc Availability of physical activity resources in the environment for adults with intellectual disabilities
    Erin K Howie
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:41-8. 2012
    ..Adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) have high rates of physical inactivity, yet little is known about the prevalence of facilitators and barriers in the built environment contributing to these high rates...
  29. doi request reprint Are maternal genitourinary infection and pre-eclampsia associated with ADHD in school-aged children?
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Atten Disord 15:667-73. 2011
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that maternal genitourinary infection (GU) infection is associated with increased risk of ADHD...
  30. doi request reprint Treatment of trichomoniasis in pregnancy and preterm birth: an observational study
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:493-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between treatment of maternal trichomoniasis with oral metronidazole and preterm birth...
  31. pmc Identifying natural and anthropogenic sources of metals in urban and rural soils using GIS-based data, PCA, and spatial interpolation
    Harley T Davis
    University of South Carolina, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Environ Pollut 157:2378-85. 2009
    ..Arsenic had low commonality estimates, was highly associated with a third PCA factor, and had a complex distribution, complicating mitigation strategies to minimize concentrations and exposures...
  32. pmc Metal concentrations in rural topsoil in South Carolina: potential for human health impact
    C Marjorie Aelion
    University of South Carolina, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    Sci Total Environ 402:149-56. 2008
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  33. ncbi request reprint Healthy behavior change of adults with mental retardation: attendance in a health promotion program
    Joshua Mann
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:62-73. 2006
    ..Participation in the program was associated with a reduction of 0.8 BMI or approximately 2.3 kg for 26% of the participants. Increased knowledge about healthy diet and exercise was the most significant mediator of program impact on BMI...
  34. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity among children with Down syndrome: a descriptive study of children attending a Down syndrome clinic in South Carolina
    Jason Hawn
    J S C Med Assoc 105:64-8. 2009
    ..In addition, they need to be aware of other health care concerns in these special children...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in a large sample of adults with intellectual disabilities
    Timothy L Barnes
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 10:1048-56. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize PA in adults with ID and examine the associations between self-reported activity types, objectively-measured PA, and objectively-measured body mass index (BMI)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a cardiovascular health program for participants with mental retardation and normal learners
    Gary Ewing
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Family Practice Center, Columbia 29208, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:77-87. 2004
    ..The mean BMI decreased by .89 for normal learners and not at all for the group with MR. However, BMI decreased by at least .75 units (or approximately 5 pounds) for 18.5% of individuals with MR and 44.3% of normal learners...
  37. doi request reprint The myth and reality of disability prevalence: measuring disability for research and service
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Disabil Health J 4:1-5. 2011
    ..The credibility of disability epidemiology and the disability field is at stake...
  38. doi request reprint Does race influence age of diagnosis for children with developmental delay?
    Joshua R Mann
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Disabil Health J 1:157-62. 2008
    ..Racial disparities exist for a number of childhood conditions, but it is not known whether there are racial disparities in the age of diagnosis with developmental delay...
  39. doi request reprint The risk of intellectual disability in children born to mothers with preeclampsia or eclampsia with partial mediation by low birth weight
    Margaret Irene Griffith
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    Hypertens Pregnancy 30:108-15. 2011
    ..Owing to a paucity of research connecting PE to the risk of intellectual disability (ID) in the offspring, this study examined this relationship. Furthermore, we explored how low birth weight (LBW) mediates the effect of PE on ID...
  40. doi request reprint Maternal genitourinary infection and risk of cerebral palsy
    Joshua R Mann
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:282-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association between genitourinary infection during pregnancy and cerebral palsy (CP) in children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Predictors of job tenure for new hires with mental retardation
    Kristen Pierce
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 24:369-80. 2003
    ..5 years for food service to 2.7 years for cleaning and building services. In our group with mental retardation employment tenure was 2.2 years for food service to 2.3 years for cleaning and janitorial services...
  42. ncbi request reprint Consultation in paediatric rehabilitation for behaviour problems in young children with cerebral palsy and/or developmental delay
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Family Practice Center, 6 Richland Medical Park, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:99-106. 2002
    ..This assessment of young children with disabilities demonstrates the effectiveness of a consultation model in improving adaptive behaviour and parent attitude about their child...
  43. ncbi request reprint Analysis of hospital use for injury among individuals with mental retardation
    Deli Wang
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:107-11. 2002
    ..In general, there were notable differences in the types of injuries and the hospital usage patterns between the group with and without MR...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with attitudes toward medication use by pregnant women, with implications for prenatal care providers
    Suzanne McDermott
    Department of Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 6 Richland Medical Park, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 98:7-11. 2002
    ....