Leslie B Whitbeck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination, traditional practices, and depressive symptoms among American Indians in the upper midwest
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, 739 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:400-18. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing and measuring historical trauma among American Indian people
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:119-30. 2004
  3. pmc Diagnostic prevalence rates from early to mid-adolescence among indigenous adolescents: first results from a longitudinal study
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:890-900. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental and substance use disorders from early adolescence to young adulthood among indigenous young people: final diagnostic results from an 8-year panel study
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, 739 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 68588 0324, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:961-73. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Substance abuse prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native communities
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:428-35. 2012
  6. pmc Correlates of homeless episodes among indigenous people
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 49:156-67. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination and early substance abuse among American Indian children
    L B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:405-24. 2001
  8. pmc Food insecurity among homeless and runaway adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 68588 0324, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:47-52. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Mental disorder, subsistence strategies, and victimization among gay, lesbian, and bisexual homeless and runaway adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 730 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Sex Res 41:329-42. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Discrimination, historical loss and enculturation: culturally specific risk and resiliency factors for alcohol abuse among American Indians
    B Les Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:409-18. 2004

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination, traditional practices, and depressive symptoms among American Indians in the upper midwest
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, 739 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:400-18. 2002
    ..Moreover, interaction effects between perceived discrimination and traditional practices indicate that engaging in traditional practices buffers the negative effects of discrimination among those who regularly participate in them...
  2. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing and measuring historical trauma among American Indian people
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:119-30. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in terms of future research and theory pertaining to historical trauma among American Indian people...
  3. pmc Diagnostic prevalence rates from early to mid-adolescence among indigenous adolescents: first results from a longitudinal study
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:890-900. 2008
    ..Investigate change in prevalence rates for mental and substance abuse disorders between early and mid-adolescence among a cohort of indigenous adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental and substance use disorders from early adolescence to young adulthood among indigenous young people: final diagnostic results from an 8-year panel study
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, 739 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 68588 0324, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:961-73. 2014
    ..Our objective was to investigate change in prevalence rates for mental and substance abuse disorders between early adolescence and young adulthood in a cohort of indigenous adolescents who participated in an 8-year panel study...
  5. doi request reprint Substance abuse prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native communities
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:428-35. 2012
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  6. pmc Correlates of homeless episodes among indigenous people
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 49:156-67. 2012
    ..Family adversity during childhood was also common for women experiencing homelessness during the study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination and early substance abuse among American Indian children
    L B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:405-24. 2001
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the consequences of perceived discrimination on the development of American Indian early adolescents...
  8. pmc Food insecurity among homeless and runaway adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 68588 0324, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:47-52. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of food insecurity and factors related to it among homeless and runaway adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mental disorder, subsistence strategies, and victimization among gay, lesbian, and bisexual homeless and runaway adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, 730 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Sex Res 41:329-42. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Discrimination, historical loss and enculturation: culturally specific risk and resiliency factors for alcohol abuse among American Indians
    B Les Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:409-18. 2004
    ..We also hypothesize that enculturation will be negatively associated with 12-month alcohol abuse and mediate or moderate the effects of discrimination...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mental disorder and comorbidity among runaway and homeless adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:132-40. 2004
    ..To investigate prevalence of mental disorder and comorbidity among homeless and runaway adolescents in small to medium sized cities in four Midwestern states...
  12. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among American Indian youths
    Kevin A Yoder
    Department of Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203 1157, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 10:177-90. 2006
    ..It was suggested that suicide prevention programs should draw on the strengths of American Indian culture...
  13. pmc A dimensional model of psychopathology among homeless adolescents: suicidality, internalizing, and externalizing disorders
    Kevin A Yoder
    Department of Sociology, University of North Texas, P O Box 311157, Denton, TX 76203 1157, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:95-104. 2008
    ..The findings illustrate the utility of a dimensional approach that integrates suicidality and psychopathology into one model...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sexual health of homeless youth: prevalence and correlates of sexually transmissible infections
    Kimberly A Tyler
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 717 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Sex Health 4:57-61. 2007
    ..The study examined risk factors for having ever contracted sexually transmissible infections (STI) among a high-risk sample in midwestern USA...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of family abuse on running away, deviance, and street victimization among homeless rural and urban youth
    Lisa E Thrane
    Department of Sociology, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:1117-28. 2006
    ..To date, there has not been a systematic investigation of the impact of size of community on runaway behavior. This study will compare runaways from smaller cities and rural areas to their urban counterparts...
  16. pmc Mental disorders among parents/caretakers of American Indian early adolescents in the Northern Midwest
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:632-40. 2006
    ..Lifetime prevalence rates were compared to adults in the National Comorbidity Survey (NCS) and Southwest and Northern Plains cultures from the AI-SUPERPFP study...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of social network composition among homeless and runaway adolescents
    Kurt D Johnson
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 739 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Adolesc 28:231-48. 2005
    ..Further, the composition of these networks is related to adolescent characteristics and experiences including sexual identity, abuse history, and street experience...
  18. pmc Depressed affect and historical loss among North American Indigenous adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 16:16-41. 2009
    ..The construct of historical loss is discussed in terms of Indigenous ethnic cleansing and life course theory...
  19. pmc Depressive symptoms, gender, and growth in cigarette smoking among indigenous adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, United States
    Addict Behav 34:421-6. 2009
    ..The growth curve results indicated that smoking increased for both adolescent boys and girls across time. Depressive symptoms were associated with an increase in cigarette smoking for girls but not boys...
  20. pmc Gestational risks and psychiatric disorders among indigenous adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:62-72. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Victimization and posttraumatic stress disorder among runaway and homeless adolescents
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln 68588 0324, USA
    Violence Vict 22:721-34. 2007
    ..At very high levels of early sexual abuse, the probability of meeting criteria for PTSD converges with that for sexual assault victims...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of first mental health service utilization among homeless and runaway adolescents
    Terceira A Berdahl
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:145-54. 2005
    ..To describe and explain variations in first mental health service utilization before and after running away from home for homeless adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Traditional practices, traditional spirituality, and alcohol cessation among American Indians
    Rosalie A Torres Stone
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 703 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:236-44. 2006
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  24. pmc Mental health and substance abuse services preferences among American Indian people of the northern Midwest
    Melissa L Walls
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 711 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:521-35. 2006
    ..To better serve the mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of American Indians, traditional informal services should be incorporated into the current medical model...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for sexual victimization among male and female homeless and runaway youth
    Kimberly A Tyler
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Sociology, Lincoln, NE 68588 0324, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:503-20. 2004
    ..For males, survival sex and grooming predicted stranger sexual victimization, whereas sexual orientation was associated with sexual victimization by a friend/acquaintance. Overall, 35% of the sample had been sexually victimized...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders among American Indian children in the Northern Midwest
    Les B Whitbeck
    Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0324, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:427-34. 2006
    ..To investigate the prevalence of mental disorder and comorbidity among American Indian children aged 10-12 years from four U.S. reservations and five Canadian reserves in the Northern Midwest...
  27. pmc Cultural considerations in adolescent suicide prevention and psychosocial treatment
    David B Goldston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27101, USA
    Am Psychol 63:14-31. 2008
    ..The needs for culturally sensitive and community- based interventions are discussed, along with future opportunities for research in intervention development and evaluation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sequential progression of substance use among homeless youth: an empirical investigation of the gateway theory
    Joshua Aaron Ginzler
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:725-58. 2003
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