DESMOND KIMO RUNYAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Importance of early neglect for childhood aggression
    Jonathan B Kotch
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Pediatrics 121:725-31. 2008
  2. doi request reprint International variations in harsh child discipline
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Campus Box 7105, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7105, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e701-11. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The development and piloting of the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool-Parent version (ICAST-P)
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7105, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:826-32. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Introduction to the development of the ISPCAN child abuse screening tools
    Desmond K Runyan
    The University of North Carolina, Department of Social Medicine, CB 7240, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:842-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Speak softly--and forget the stick. Corporal punishment and child physical abuse
    Adam J Zolotor
    Department of Family Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:364-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Has this prepubertal girl been sexually abused?
    Molly Curtin Berkoff
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, 231 MacNider, CB 7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 300:2779-92. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    JAMA 290:621-6. 2003
  8. pmc Unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms after abuse in a prospective study of children at risk for abuse and neglect
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:134-40. 2010
  9. pmc Trajectories of childhood sexual abuse and early adolescent HIV/AIDS risk behaviors: the role of other maltreatment, witnessed violence, and child gender
    Deborah J Jones
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:667-80. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Defining an ideal system to establish the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury: summary of the consensus conference
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7240, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S163-8. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Importance of early neglect for childhood aggression
    Jonathan B Kotch
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Pediatrics 121:725-31. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint International variations in harsh child discipline
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Campus Box 7105, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7105, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e701-11. 2010
    ..Cultural differences in child-rearing complicate cross-cultural studies of abuse...
  3. doi request reprint The development and piloting of the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool-Parent version (ICAST-P)
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7105, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:826-32. 2009
    ..Convenience samples included approximately 120 parent respondents with children under the age of 18 in each of six countries (697 total)...
  4. doi request reprint Introduction to the development of the ISPCAN child abuse screening tools
    Desmond K Runyan
    The University of North Carolina, Department of Social Medicine, CB 7240, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:842-5. 2009
    ..ISPCAN representatives took this charge and developed 3 new instruments. We describe this background and introduce three new measures designed to assess the incidence and prevalence of child abuse and neglect...
  5. doi request reprint Speak softly--and forget the stick. Corporal punishment and child physical abuse
    Adam J Zolotor
    Department of Family Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:364-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the associations between reported spanking, spanking frequency, or spanking with an object and the odds of physical abuse in a representative sample of mothers from North and South Carolina...
  6. doi request reprint Has this prepubertal girl been sexually abused?
    Molly Curtin Berkoff
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, 231 MacNider, CB 7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 300:2779-92. 2008
    ..While the absence of genital trauma does not rule out sexual abuse, the physical examination can identify genital findings compatible with sexual abuse...
  7. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    JAMA 290:621-6. 2003
    ..Physical abuse is a leading cause of serious head injury and death in children aged 2 years or younger. The incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury (TBI) in US children is unknown...
  8. pmc Unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms after abuse in a prospective study of children at risk for abuse and neglect
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:134-40. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of childhood maltreatment and early development of gastrointestinal symptoms and whether this relation was mediated by psychological distress...
  9. pmc Trajectories of childhood sexual abuse and early adolescent HIV/AIDS risk behaviors: the role of other maltreatment, witnessed violence, and child gender
    Deborah J Jones
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:667-80. 2010
    ..Child gender did not moderate the findings. Findings highlight the significance of CSA histories, as well as the broader context of maltreatment, for better understanding the development of risk behaviors in both girls and boys...
  10. doi request reprint Defining an ideal system to establish the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury: summary of the consensus conference
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7240, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S163-8. 2008
    ..Perhaps most importantly, any surveillance approach will need to be maintained so that trend data can be used to assess the effectiveness of prevention efforts...
  11. doi request reprint Witnessed violence and youth behavior problems: a multi-informant study
    Terri Lewis
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8030, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:443-50. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the need to incorporate multiple sources and multi-informant analytic techniques to eliminate methodological limitations to understanding the effect of witnessed violence on youth behavioral problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury in children after a natural disaster
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7240, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:189-93. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that a large-scale natural disaster (North Carolina's Hurricane Floyd) would increase the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury (TBI) in young children...
  13. pmc A population-based comparison of clinical and outcome characteristics of young children with serious inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Pediatrics 114:633-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare inflicted and noninflicted TBI in terms of presenting complaints, clinical features, and hospital outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection increase risk for behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms in children?
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:848-56. 2004
    ..To determine whether group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections increase the risk of developing symptoms characteristic of the diagnosis pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic features of the physical and sexual maltreatment of children in the Carolinas
    Adrea D Theodore
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, CB 7220, 5th Floor, Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e331-7. 2005
    ..Child maltreatment remains a significant public health and social problem in the United States. Incidence data rely on substantiated reports of maltreatment known to official social service agencies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Building an effective child maltreatment surveillance system in North Carolina
    Adam J Zolotor
    University of North Carolina Department of Family Medicine and a Child Maltreatment Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Child and Family Health in Durham, NC, USA
    N C Med J 66:360-3. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Social capital, family violence, and neglect
    Adam J Zolotor
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1124-31. 2006
    ..It has been shown to be associated with a variety of health and welfare outcomes and may be useful in understanding and preventing parenting behaviors on the continuum of child abuse and neglect...
  18. ncbi request reprint A survey of pediatricians' attitudes and experiences with court in cases of child maltreatment
    Adrea D Theodore
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7505, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:1353-63. 2006
    ..To explore pediatricians' attitudes and experiences with the court system in child maltreatment cases...
  19. doi request reprint The challenges of assessing the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury: a world perspective
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7240, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S112-5. 2008
    ..Commentary on the methods available for ascertaining the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury (inflicted TBI) and the difficulties involved in defining and measuring this condition in young children...
  20. ncbi request reprint What's killing Americans in the prime of life?
    C David Jenkins
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Int J Health Serv 35:291-311. 2005
    ..S. mortality. Despite huge expenditures for medical care, U.S. citizens have embarrassingly high death rates during the prime of life. Nine issues are highlighted that may illuminate ways to improve health in the United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint Describing maltreatment: do child protective service reports and research definitions agree?
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, Campus Box 7240, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:461-77. 2005
    ..We contrast the two coding systems and the CPS classification, in their ability to predict subsequent difficulties in the psychological functioning of maltreated children at age 8...
  22. doi request reprint ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool Children's Version (ICAST-C): Instrument development and multi-national pilot testing
    Adam J Zolotor
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:833-41. 2009
    ..To develop a child victimization survey among a diverse group of child protection experts and examine the performance of the instrument through a set of international pilot studies...

Research Grants10

  1. THE PERIOD OF PURPLE CRYING: KEEPING BABIES SAFE IN NORTH CAROLINA
    Desmond Runyan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. NEGLECT AND ADOLESCENTS--MULTI-SITE LONGITUDINAL STUDY
    Desmond Runyan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Comparable data from two other national studies will be used. This study will provide new information about the relationships between neglect, supervision of teens, and adolescent outcomes. ..