R G Wight

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A multilevel analysis of urban neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and health in late life
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:862-72. 2008
  2. pmc Same-sex legal marriage and psychological well-being: findings from the California Health Interview Survey
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:339-46. 2013
  3. pmc Urban neighbourhood unemployment history and depressive symptoms over time among late middle age and older adults
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:153-8. 2013
  4. pmc Stress and mental health among midlife and older gay-identified men
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:503-10. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived HIV stigma in AIDS caregiving dyads
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:444-56. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhood context, educational attainment, and cognitive function among older adults
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1071-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint AIDS caregiving and health among midlife and older women
    R G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1772, USA
    Health Psychol 17:130-7. 1998
  8. pmc Urban neighborhood context and change in depressive symptoms in late life
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Young Drive South, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:247-51. 2009
  9. pmc Urban neighborhood context and mortality in late life
    Richard G Wight
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Aging Health 22:197-218. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of ethnic variation in depressive symptoms among adolescents in the United States
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2073-84. 2005

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Publications26

  1. pmc A multilevel analysis of urban neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and health in late life
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:862-72. 2008
    ..In late life, neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is more consequential to subjective appraisals of health than diagnosed CVD or functional limitations...
  2. pmc Same-sex legal marriage and psychological well-being: findings from the California Health Interview Survey
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:339-46. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Urban neighbourhood unemployment history and depressive symptoms over time among late middle age and older adults
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:153-8. 2013
    ..Contingent effects between neighbourhood unemployment and individual-level employment status (ie, cross-level interactions) are also assessed...
  4. pmc Stress and mental health among midlife and older gay-identified men
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:503-10. 2012
    ..We also studied the mental health effects of same-sex marriage...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived HIV stigma in AIDS caregiving dyads
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:444-56. 2006
    ..A recognition that perceived stigma bears its own unique influence on the caregiving dyad is important for understanding how best to allocate resources aimed at alleviating stigma among individuals and families impacted by HIV...
  6. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhood context, educational attainment, and cognitive function among older adults
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1071-8. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint AIDS caregiving and health among midlife and older women
    R G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1772, USA
    Health Psychol 17:130-7. 1998
    ..The results indicated that the severity of the PWA's illness and the duration of caregiving were more consequential to health than were the hands-on tasks of caregiving...
  8. pmc Urban neighborhood context and change in depressive symptoms in late life
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Young Drive South, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:247-51. 2009
    ..This study examines associations between urban neighborhood sociodemographic characteristics and change over time in late-life depressive symptoms...
  9. pmc Urban neighborhood context and mortality in late life
    Richard G Wight
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Aging Health 22:197-218. 2010
    ..To examine the contextual effects of urban neighborhood characteristics on mortality among older adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of ethnic variation in depressive symptoms among adolescents in the United States
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2073-84. 2005
    ..The findings demonstrate that the emotional consequences of membership in an ethnic group are in some instances contingent upon social context...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms: how do adolescents compare with adults?
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:314-23. 2004
    ..To compare depressive symptoms between U.S. adolescents and adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Precursive depression among HIV infected AIDS caregivers over time
    R G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:759-70. 2000
    ..For both groups, depression is a function of social constriction and AIDS-related bereavement. The precursive nature of caregiving among these HIV infected men may magnify the stress of being in poor health, gay, and stigmatized...
  13. ncbi request reprint Late life cognition among men: a life course perspective on psychosocial experience
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:173-93. 2003
    ..Among older men with low educational attainment, the identification of mood disorders and personality attributes that negatively impact cognition may lead to the development of appropriate interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening for transmission behaviors among HIV-infected adults
    R G Wight
    Department of Psychiatry and AIDS Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:431-41. 2000
    ..Effective strategies need to be developed that screen persons living with HIV who may be transmitting HIV to their sexual or drug-injecting partners...
  15. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment, continued learning experience, and cognitive function among older men
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
    J Aging Health 14:211-36. 2002
    ..Conditional relationships between educational attainment and factors that importantly influence cognitive function are also investigated...
  16. ncbi request reprint HIV-related traumatic stress symptoms in AIDS caregiving family dyads
    R G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    AIDS Care 19:901-9. 2007
    ..Caregiving mothers and wives may feel traumatized 'courtesy' of their loved one's HIV infection, the caregiving scenario, or the resultant caregiving stress...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stress buffering effects of family support in AIDS caregiving
    R G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    AIDS Care 15:595-613. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A street intercept survey to assess HIV-testing attitudes and behaviors
    M J Rotheram-Borus
    AIDS Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:229-38. 2001
    ..The street intercept survey appears to be a quick and feasible method to assess HIV testing in urban areas...
  19. pmc Effects of the menopause transition and hormone use on cognitive performance in midlife women
    G A Greendale
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Neurology 72:1850-7. 2009
    ..There is almost no longitudinal information about measured cognitive performance during the menopause transition (MT)...
  20. ncbi request reprint The role of family caregivers in HIV medication adherence
    K P Beals
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    AIDS Care 18:589-96. 2006
    ..Adherence interventions may maximize their effectiveness if they consider the role of the family caregiver because these data suggest that caregiver attitudes are linked with PLH adherence behaviours...
  21. pmc Trajectories of cognitive function in late life in the United States: demographic and socioeconomic predictors
    Arun S Karlamangla
    UCLA Division of Geriatrics, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:331-42. 2009
    ....
  22. pmc Menopause-associated symptoms and cognitive performance: results from the study of women's health across the nation
    Gail A Greendale
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1214-24. 2010
    ..The authors found that depressive, anxiety, sleep disturbance, and vasomotor symptoms did not account for the transient decrement in SDMT learning observed during late perimenopause...
  23. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhoods and depressive symptoms among older adults
    Carol S Aneshensel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, 650 Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S52-9. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Depressive symptoms, chronic diseases, and physical disabilities as predictors of cognitive functioning trajectories in older Americans
    Joshua Chodosh
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2350-7. 2010
    ..To determine the concurrent influence of depressive symptoms, medical conditions, and disabilities in activities of daily living (ADLs) on rates of decline in cognitive function of older Americans...
  25. ncbi request reprint Variation in health and risk behavior among youth living with HIV
    M J Rotheram-Borus
    University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:42-54. 2001
    ..Health and risk behaviors of the YLH varied significantly based on their disease stage, gender, and ethnicity, suggesting the need for tailoring interventions for subgroups of YLH...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of comorbidity on the outcome of laryngeal squamous cancer
    Vinidh Paleri
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, North Riding Infirmary, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Head Neck 25:1019-26. 2003
    ..We have previously shown that the Adult Comorbidity Evaluation-27 index is applicable in a United Kingdom setting, and the process of comorbidity grading by retrospective notes evaluation is an accurate and reliable process...

Research Grants3

  1. AIDS Caregiving Stress Among Midlife and Older Women
    Richard Wight; Fiscal Year: 2003
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