Nancy Whitesell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Trajectories of substance use among young American Indian adolescents: patterns and predictors
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 13055 East 17th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 43:437-53. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of substance use initiation among young adolescents in a Northern Plains American Indian tribe
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:383-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and etiology of substance use among American Indians and Alaska Natives: risk, protection, and implications for prevention
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:376-82. 2012
  4. pmc A longitudinal study of self-esteem, cultural identity, and academic success among American Indian adolescents
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:38-50. 2009
  5. pmc Childhood exposure to adversity and risk of substance-use disorder in two American Indian populations: the meditational role of early substance-use initiation
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:971-81. 2009
  6. pmc Effects of an Internet-based intervention for HIV prevention: the Youthnet trials
    Sheana Bull
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, P O Box 6508, MS F 443, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:474-87. 2009
  7. pmc Alcohol use among American Indian high school youths from adolescence and young adulthood: a latent Markov model
    Christina M Mitchell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Denver, F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:666-75. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Circle of life: rationale, design, and baseline results of an HIV prevention intervention among young American Indian adolescents of the Northern Plains
    Carol E Kaufman
    University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    Prev Sci 11:101-12. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Reflections on a proposed theory of reservation-dwelling American Indian alcohol use: comment on Spillane and Smith (2007)
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO 80045 USA
    Psychol Bull 135:339-43; discussion 344-6. 2009
  10. pmc The relationship of cumulative and proximal adversity to onset of substance dependence symptoms in two American Indian communities
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Mail Stop F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:279-88. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Trajectories of substance use among young American Indian adolescents: patterns and predictors
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 13055 East 17th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 43:437-53. 2014
    ..They also point to the need to explore more fully how cultural influences can be captured...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of substance use initiation among young adolescents in a Northern Plains American Indian tribe
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:383-8. 2012
    ..Studies suggest that disparities can be traced to disproportionate rates of early substance use, but most evidence comes from the retrospective reports of adults or older adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and etiology of substance use among American Indians and Alaska Natives: risk, protection, and implications for prevention
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:376-82. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc A longitudinal study of self-esteem, cultural identity, and academic success among American Indian adolescents
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:38-50. 2009
    ..The relationships between self-esteem and success were mediated by personal resources and problem behaviors...
  5. pmc Childhood exposure to adversity and risk of substance-use disorder in two American Indian populations: the meditational role of early substance-use initiation
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:971-81. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Effects of an Internet-based intervention for HIV prevention: the Youthnet trials
    Sheana Bull
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, P O Box 6508, MS F 443, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:474-87. 2009
    ..We saw no intervention effects in the clinic sample. Internet-based interventions need to be more intensive to see greater effects. We need to do more to reach high risk youth online and keep their attention for multiple sessions...
  7. pmc Alcohol use among American Indian high school youths from adolescence and young adulthood: a latent Markov model
    Christina M Mitchell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Denver, F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:666-75. 2008
    ..We explored patterns of alcohol use among American Indian youths as well as concurrent predictors and developmental outcomes 6 years later...
  8. doi request reprint Circle of life: rationale, design, and baseline results of an HIV prevention intervention among young American Indian adolescents of the Northern Plains
    Carol E Kaufman
    University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    Prev Sci 11:101-12. 2010
    ..The project is well positioned to carry out the longitudinal assessments of the intervention to determine the overall impact of the Circle of Life and the differential impact by pre-intervention patterns of behavior across youth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reflections on a proposed theory of reservation-dwelling American Indian alcohol use: comment on Spillane and Smith (2007)
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO 80045 USA
    Psychol Bull 135:339-43; discussion 344-6. 2009
    ..Cautionary notes are offered about the development of literature reviews, theoretical frameworks, and policy recommendations for American Indian communities...
  10. pmc The relationship of cumulative and proximal adversity to onset of substance dependence symptoms in two American Indian communities
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Mail Stop F800, P O Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:279-88. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that efforts to help children and adolescents in AI communities develop constructive mechanisms for coping with adversity may be especially valuable in substance dependence prevention...
  11. pmc Marijuana initiation in 2 American Indian reservation communities: comparison with a national sample
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1311-8. 2007
    ..We examined disparities in age-related patterns of marijuana initiation in 2 culturally distinct American Indian reservation communities (from the Northern Plains and the Southwest) compared with a national sample...
  12. ncbi request reprint Disparities in drug use and disorder: comparison of two American Indian reservation communities and a national sample
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:131-41. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that disparities in drug use and disorder are complex, characterized by important variations across diverse American Indian tribal cultures...

Research Grants2

  1. Factors related to substance use development in young American Indian adolescents
    Nancy Whitesell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This work will also contribute to theoretical models of substance use development and broaden our understanding of factors related to early use, with likely implications for other populations as well. ..
  2. Factors related to substance use development in young American Indian adolescents
    Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This work will also contribute to theoretical models of substance use development and broaden our understanding of factors related to early use, with likely implications for other populations as well. ..