Zhao Helen Wu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social contact, socioeconomic status, and the health status of older Malaysians
    Z H Wu
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0860, USA
    Gerontologist 40:228-34. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Differential racial/ethnic patterns in substance use initiation among young, low-income women
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:123-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Morbidity in a population of low-income, female users of MDMA and other drugs
    Z H Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1039-54. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported psychopathology among young, low-income, female ecstasy users
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologyand, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health
    J Addict Dis 27:81-90. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Contextual influences on polydrug use among young, low-income women: effects of neighborhood and personal networks
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Addict 17:135-44. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Patterns and perceptions of ecstasy use among young, low-income women
    Zhao Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, United States
    Addict Behav 31:676-85. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A profile of adolescent females with a history of sexual assault in texas: familial environment, risk behaviors, and health status
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:207-16. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Older Mexican-American women and cancer screening: progress toward targets for healthy people 2000
    Z H Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0587 USA
    Ethn Dis 11:645-51. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associated factors of cancer screening: why are so many older Mexican American women never screened?
    Z H Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555, USA
    Prev Med 33:268-73. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Ecstasy use and its correlates among young, low-income women
    Zhao Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:404-10. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Social contact, socioeconomic status, and the health status of older Malaysians
    Z H Wu
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0860, USA
    Gerontologist 40:228-34. 2000
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  2. doi request reprint Differential racial/ethnic patterns in substance use initiation among young, low-income women
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:123-9. 2010
    ..Accumulating research suggests that the gateway hypothesis of substance use may not apply equally across different race/ethnicity groups...
  3. doi request reprint Morbidity in a population of low-income, female users of MDMA and other drugs
    Z H Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1039-54. 2009
    ..Generalization of this study results may be limited to young women with low income but not to other populations...
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported psychopathology among young, low-income, female ecstasy users
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologyand, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health
    J Addict Dis 27:81-90. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it will also be important for future studies to assess the extent to which delinquent behaviors and thought problems mediate the transition of marijuana use to ecstasy use...
  5. doi request reprint Contextual influences on polydrug use among young, low-income women: effects of neighborhood and personal networks
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Addict 17:135-44. 2008
    ..Personal networks may mediate the relationships between neighborhood and drug use. Strategies to reduce polydrug use should target personal networks where friends use illicit drugs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patterns and perceptions of ecstasy use among young, low-income women
    Zhao Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, United States
    Addict Behav 31:676-85. 2006
    ..Fewer ecstasy users strongly disapproved of adult drug use than users of other illicit drugs. Future interventional efforts should target young, low-income women to prevent future experimentation with illicit drugs...
  7. ncbi request reprint A profile of adolescent females with a history of sexual assault in texas: familial environment, risk behaviors, and health status
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:207-16. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence and correlates of sexual assault among adolescent females...
  8. ncbi request reprint Older Mexican-American women and cancer screening: progress toward targets for healthy people 2000
    Z H Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0587 USA
    Ethn Dis 11:645-51. 2001
    ..This study reported the patterns of mammogram and Pap test use among older Mexican-American women. The patterns and associated factors were examined and compared with Healthy People 2000 targets...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associated factors of cancer screening: why are so many older Mexican American women never screened?
    Z H Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555, USA
    Prev Med 33:268-73. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to identify patterns of mammogram and Papanicolaou (Pap) screenings among Mexican American women ages 67 and over...
  10. doi request reprint Ecstasy use and its correlates among young, low-income women
    Zhao Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:404-10. 2011
    ..The study's limitations were noted...
  11. ncbi request reprint HIV Seroprevalence among newly incarcerated inmates in the Texas correctional system
    Z H Wu
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:342-6. 2001
    ..Given the shorter incarceration periods for inmates held in alternative facilities, understanding how infection rates vary according to type of incarceration facility holds particular public health relevance...

Research Grants10

  1. Effects of Stressors on Drug Use in Young, Poor Women
    Z Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Clarifying such relationship should help in the development of targeted, effective preventions and interventions to prevent transitions from drug use to abuse and dependence in adulthood. ..
  2. Club Drug Use in Young, Low Income Women
    Z Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These study methods and findings will be used to design a randomized controlled trial of these prevention strategies in our family I planning population of 27,000 patient visits annually. ..
  3. Does Stress Influence Drug Use in Young, Poor Women?
    Z Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These clinics provide an ideal setting for substance use prevention and intervention, because many poor women only receive care from obstetricians and gynecologists through the life cycle. ..
  4. Effects of Stressors on Drug Use in Young, Poor Women
    Z Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clarifying such relationship should help in the development of targeted, effective preventions and interventions to prevent transitions from drug use to abuse and dependence in adulthood. ..
  5. Effects of Stressors on Drug Use in Young, Poor Women
    Z Helen Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Clarifying such relationship should help in the development of targeted, effective preventions and interventions to prevent transitions from drug use to abuse and dependence in adulthood. ..