Harold Neighbors

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The African American minister as a source of help for serious personal crises: bridge or barrier to mental health care?
    H W Neighbors
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:759-77. 1998
  2. doi request reprint Mental health service use among older African Americans: the National Survey of American Life
    Harold W Neighbors
    Institute for Social Research, Center for Research on Ethnicity, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:948-56. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and the use of services for mental disorders: results from the National Survey of American Life
    Harold W Neighbors
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:485-94. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and distribution of major depressive disorder in African Americans, Caribbean blacks, and non-Hispanic whites: results from the National Survey of American Life
    David R Williams
    Department of Sociology, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:305-15. 2007
  5. pmc The mental health of Black Caribbean immigrants: results from the National Survey of American Life
    David R Williams
    Department of Sociology and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:52-9. 2007
  6. pmc Use of mental health services and subjective satisfaction with treatment among Black Caribbean immigrants: results from the National Survey of American Life
    James S Jackson
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106 1248, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:60-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in DSM diagnosis using a semi-structured instrument: the importance of clinical judgment in the diagnosis of African Americans
    Harold W Neighbors
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, M 5033 Thomas Francis Building SPH II, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:237-56. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Is there homogeneity in periodontal health between African Americans and Mexican Americans?
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:97-110. 2002
  9. pmc Racial/ethnic discrimination and health: findings from community studies
    David R Williams
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:200-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition disorders among older African Americans: findings from the National Survey of American Life
    Briggett C Ford
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:652-9. 2007

Research Grants

  1. THE MICHIGAN BRIDGE TO THE DOCTORATE PROGRAM
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN MENTAL HEALTH & ILLNESS
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. PROMOTING ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN PUBLIC HEALTH TRAINING
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Ethnicity and the Diagnosis of Affective Illness
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint The African American minister as a source of help for serious personal crises: bridge or barrier to mental health care?
    H W Neighbors
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:759-77. 1998
    ..It is recommended that African American clergy and mental health professionals engage in a mutual exchange of information to increase access to professional care among African Americans with serious personal problems...
  2. doi request reprint Mental health service use among older African Americans: the National Survey of American Life
    Harold W Neighbors
    Institute for Social Research, Center for Research on Ethnicity, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:948-56. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine mental health services utilization of older African Americans using data from the National Survey of American Life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and the use of services for mental disorders: results from the National Survey of American Life
    Harold W Neighbors
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:485-94. 2007
    ..Little is known about differences in the unmet need for mental health service use between African Americans and Caribbean blacks...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and distribution of major depressive disorder in African Americans, Caribbean blacks, and non-Hispanic whites: results from the National Survey of American Life
    David R Williams
    Department of Sociology, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:305-15. 2007
    ..Little is known about the relationship between race/ethnicity and depression among US blacks...
  5. pmc The mental health of Black Caribbean immigrants: results from the National Survey of American Life
    David R Williams
    Department of Sociology and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:52-9. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among Black Caribbean immigrant ("Caribbean Black") and African American populations and the correlates of psychiatric disorders among the Caribbean Black population...
  6. pmc Use of mental health services and subjective satisfaction with treatment among Black Caribbean immigrants: results from the National Survey of American Life
    James S Jackson
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106 1248, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:60-7. 2007
    ..We examined the use rates and correlates of formal psychiatric services among the US-born and immigrant Caribbean Black population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in DSM diagnosis using a semi-structured instrument: the importance of clinical judgment in the diagnosis of African Americans
    Harold W Neighbors
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, M 5033 Thomas Francis Building SPH II, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:237-56. 2003
    ..Clinical training programs must reduce ethnocentric bias by teaching the appropriate use of the socio-cultural information necessary to employ DSM-IV's Cultural Formulation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is there homogeneity in periodontal health between African Americans and Mexican Americans?
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:97-110. 2002
    ..This study identified and contrasted prevalence and predictors of periodontitis among African Americans, Mexican Americans, and non-Hispanic Whites in the US adult population...
  9. pmc Racial/ethnic discrimination and health: findings from community studies
    David R Williams
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:200-8. 2003
    ..Research on stress points to important directions for the future assessment of discrimination and the testing of the underlying processes and mechanisms by which discrimination can lead to changes in health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition disorders among older African Americans: findings from the National Survey of American Life
    Briggett C Ford
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:652-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate lifetime and 12-month prevalence of 13 psychiatric disorders for older African Americans...
  11. pmc Religious participation and DSM-IV disorders among older African Americans: findings from the National Survey of American Life
    Linda M Chatters
    School of Social Work, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:957-65. 2008
    ..This study examined the religious correlates of psychiatric disorders...
  12. pmc 12-month and lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts among black adolescents in the National Survey of American Life
    Sean Joe
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:271-82. 2009
    ..Provide nationally representative data on the prevalence and psychiatric correlates of suicidal ideation and attempts among African American and Caribbean black adolescents in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint Using national data sets to improve the health and mental health of Black Americans: challenges and opportunities
    Derek M Griffith
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:86-95. 2009
    ..The authors conclude by discussing some of the benefits of researchers utilizing national databases that hold particular promise for addressing racial and ethnic disparities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in delays to treatment for substance use disorders: African Americans, Black Caribbeans and non-Hispanic whites
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 S University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 41:369-77. 2009
    ..In the multivariate analysis, race was not significantly associated with delays. However, comorbid anxiety disorders were found to be a consistent factor associated with a faster time to treatment...
  15. pmc Use of ministers for a serious personal problem among African Americans: findings from the national survey of American life
    Linda M Chatters
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:118-27. 2011
    ..g., questions of ultimate meaning) and the extensive array of ministerial support and church resources that are available to address the issue...
  16. pmc Ethnicity, nativity, and the health of American Blacks
    Derek M Griffith
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Center on Men s Health Disparities, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:142-56. 2011
    ..This study highlights the importance of considering ethnic diversity, nativity and immigration as independent sources of variation in health status within the American Black population...
  17. ncbi request reprint The National Survey of American Life: a study of racial, ethnic and cultural influences on mental disorders and mental health
    James S Jackson
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:196-207. 2004
    ..Unique features of sample design, including special screening and listing procedures, interviewer training and supervision, and response rate outcomes are described...
  18. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for lifetime suicide attempts among blacks in the United States
    Sean Joe
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    JAMA 296:2112-23. 2006
    ..Lack of data on the lifetime prevalence and age at onset of suicide ideation, plans, and attempts among blacks in the United States limits the creation and evaluation of interventions to reduce suicide among black Americans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differences in patterns of symptom attribution in diagnosing schizophrenia between African American and non-African American clinicians
    Steven J Trierweiler
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48106, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:154-60. 2006
    ..The study highlights the need for more detailed examination of cultural influences on diagnostic judgments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Methodological innovations in the National Survey of American Life
    James S Jackson
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:289-98. 2004
    ..Finally, an abbreviated, novel method for estimating the prevalence of mental disorders in first-degree family members is described and the preliminary results from this new approach are reported...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of race and sex on primary care physicians' diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression
    Helen C Kales
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research Education and Clinical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:777-84. 2005
    ..To examine primary care physician (PCP) contributions toward racial and sex differences in the diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression...
  22. ncbi request reprint Race, gender, and psychiatrists' diagnosis and treatment of major depression among elderly patients
    Helen C Kales
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:721-8. 2005
    ..This study examined psychiatrists' contributions to racial and gender disparities in diagnosis and treatment among elderly persons...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinician race, situational attributions, and diagnoses of mood versus schizophrenia disorders
    Steven J Trierweiler
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 11:351-64. 2005
    ..Implications for enhancing the cultural sensitivity of diagnosis practices are discussed...
  24. pmc John Henryism and self-reported physical health among high-socioeconomic status African American men
    Vence L Bonham
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:737-8. 2004
    ..The study of social and behavioral implications of health of men of differing SES is required to develop strategies to improve the health of African American men...
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of individual and neighborhood social factors on periodontitis: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 77:444-53. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of goal-striving stress on the mental health of black Americans
    Sherrill L Sellers
    School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:92-103. 2008
    ..Overall, the findings provide a more complete context for understanding associations among socioeconomic status, goal-striving stress, and adverse mental health outcomes among black Americans...
  27. pmc Prevalence of substance use disorders among African Americans and Caribbean Blacks in the National Survey of American Life
    Clifford L Broman
    Department of Sociology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1111, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1107-14. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate the prevalence of substance disorders for African Americans and Caribbean Blacks in the United States using data from the National Survey of American Life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Uses of ministerial support by African Americans: a focus group study
    Jacqueline S Mattis
    Department of Applied Psychology, School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:249-58. 2007
    ..Narrative examples are used to elucidate each theme, and the implications of the findings for theory, research, and practice are discussed...
  29. pmc Social factors and periodontitis in an older population
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:748-54. 2004
    ..We assessed the prevalences of periodontitis by education and income levels among US adults with data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  30. ncbi request reprint Length of stay, referral to aftercare, and rehospitalization among psychiatric inpatients
    Estina E Thompson
    Department of Public and Commuinity Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1271-6. 2003
    ..This retrospective study explored the interrelationship among aftercare, length of hospital stay, and rehospitalization within six months of discharge in a sample of psychiatric inpatients...

Research Grants7

  1. THE MICHIGAN BRIDGE TO THE DOCTORATE PROGRAM
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN MENTAL HEALTH & ILLNESS
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., social support, personal competence), and the actual process of coping and adaptation. Trainees who complete the Program are prepared for research careers in the government, private or academic sectors. ..
  3. PROMOTING ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN PUBLIC HEALTH TRAINING
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..All students will be matched with faculty who will be responsible for employment, hands-on instruction, and quality mentoring. ..
  4. Ethnicity and the Diagnosis of Affective Illness
    Harold Neighbors; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The final objective is to determine whether Latinos are at risk for similar problems in diagnostic assessments and treatment assignment. ..