Lisa Wexler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral health services "Don't work for us": cultural incongruities in human service systems for Alaska Native communities
    Lisa Wexler
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 47:157-69. 2011
  2. doi request reprint "Being responsible, respectful, trying to keep the tradition alive:" cultural resilience and growing up in an Alaska Native community
    Lisa Wexler
    University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Transcult Psychiatry 51:693-712. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Central role of relatedness in Alaska native youth resilience: Preliminary themes from one site of the Circumpolar Indigenous Pathways to Adulthood (CIPA) study
    Lisa Wexler
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01003, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 52:393-405. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with Alaska Native fatal and nonfatal suicidal behaviors 2001-2009: trends and implications for prevention
    Lisa Wexler
    Community Health Education, Department of Public Health, School of Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 16:273-86. 2012
  5. pmc Culturally responsive suicide prevention in indigenous communities: unexamined assumptions and new possibilities
    Lisa M Wexler
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:800-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth and adult community member beliefs about Inupiat youth suicide and its prevention
    Lisa Wexler
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003 9304, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:448-58. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Resilience and marginalized youth: making a case for personal and collective meaning-making as part of resilience research in public health
    Lisa Marin Wexler
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, 313 Arnold House, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:565-70. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Identifying colonial discourses in Inupiat young people's narratives as a way to understand the no future of Inupiat youth suicide
    Lisa Wexler
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 16:1-24. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of Alaska Native fatal and nonfatal suicidal behaviors 1990-2001
    Lisa Wexler
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:311-20. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Lived challenges and getting through them: Alaska Native youth narratives as a way to understand resilience
    Lisa Wexler
    1University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 15:10-7. 2014

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral health services "Don't work for us": cultural incongruities in human service systems for Alaska Native communities
    Lisa Wexler
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 47:157-69. 2011
    ..The article concludes with suggestions for developing more culturally-responsive ways to conceive of and do programming for Alaska Native and possibly other Indigenous and minority communities...
  2. doi request reprint "Being responsible, respectful, trying to keep the tradition alive:" cultural resilience and growing up in an Alaska Native community
    Lisa Wexler
    University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Transcult Psychiatry 51:693-712. 2014
    ..Lastly, generational differences in understandings signal particular ways that young people's historical and political positioning influences their access to cultural resources. ..
  3. doi request reprint Central role of relatedness in Alaska native youth resilience: Preliminary themes from one site of the Circumpolar Indigenous Pathways to Adulthood (CIPA) study
    Lisa Wexler
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01003, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 52:393-405. 2013
    ..Within these relationships, youth participants acted more responsibly and/or developed a sense of competency and self-worth because of others' reliance on them...
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with Alaska Native fatal and nonfatal suicidal behaviors 2001-2009: trends and implications for prevention
    Lisa Wexler
    Community Health Education, Department of Public Health, School of Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 16:273-86. 2012
    ..This descriptive study can offer some insights to shape prevention efforts in this and other rural, tribal communities...
  5. pmc Culturally responsive suicide prevention in indigenous communities: unexamined assumptions and new possibilities
    Lisa M Wexler
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:800-6. 2012
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  6. ncbi request reprint Youth and adult community member beliefs about Inupiat youth suicide and its prevention
    Lisa Wexler
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003 9304, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:448-58. 2006
    ..To better understand youth and adult community members' perceived causes and possible preventative steps to address the high Inupiat youth suicide rates in Northwest Alaska...
  7. doi request reprint Resilience and marginalized youth: making a case for personal and collective meaning-making as part of resilience research in public health
    Lisa Marin Wexler
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, 313 Arnold House, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:565-70. 2009
    ..Specifically, group affiliation can provide a context to reconceptualize personal difficulty as a politicized collective struggle, and through this reading, can create a platform for ideological commitment and resistance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identifying colonial discourses in Inupiat young people's narratives as a way to understand the no future of Inupiat youth suicide
    Lisa Wexler
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 16:1-24. 2009
    ..Inupiat youth narratives will illustrate these connections and, in so doing, offer new ways to understand youth suicide in Native communities...
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of Alaska Native fatal and nonfatal suicidal behaviors 1990-2001
    Lisa Wexler
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:311-20. 2008
    ..In multivariable analysis, male sex, age > or = 25 years, firearms, and substance abuse history were each associated with suicide death...
  10. doi request reprint Lived challenges and getting through them: Alaska Native youth narratives as a way to understand resilience
    Lisa Wexler
    1University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 15:10-7. 2014
    ..These opportunities allowed youth to gain a sense of competence and mastery. When difficult experiences align with opportunities for being responsible and competent, youth are most likely to exhibit resilience. ..
  11. doi request reprint Promoting positive youth development and highlighting reasons for living in Northwest Alaska through digital storytelling
    Lisa Wexler
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:617-23. 2013
    ..The project and the qualitative data demonstrate the need for further studies focusing on outcomes related to suicide prevention...
  12. doi request reprint Advancing suicide prevention research with rural american Indian and alaska native populations
    Lisa Wexler
    Lisa Wexler is with the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Community Health Education, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Michael Chandler is with the Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Joseph P Gone is with the Departments of Psychology and American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Mary Cwik is with the Division of Social and Behavioral Interventions, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Laurence J Kirmayer is with the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Teresa LaFromboise is with the Stanford Graduate School of Education, CA Teresa Brockie is with the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Bethesda, MD Victoria O Keefe Seminole Cherokee, is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater John Walkup is with the Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY James Allen is with the Department of Biobehavioral Health and Population Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus
    Am J Public Health 105:891-9. 2015
    ..These proposed directions expand the alliance's prioritized research agenda and offer pathways to advance the field of suicide research in Indigenous communities and beyond. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint An analysis of hospital visits during the 12 months preceding suicide death in Northern Alaska
    Ryan Hill
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, 99508, USA
    Alaska Med 49:16-21. 2007
    ..75 times as likely to have any contact with medical staff, they were 3.29 times as likely to be treated for an injury, and were 22.18 times as likely to be treated for an alcohol-related event than were the matched controls...