Affiliation: University of Nebraska
- Culture and environment as predictors of alcohol abuse/dependence symptoms in American Indian youthsMansoo Yu
Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 210 Benton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0623, United States
Addict Behav 32:2253-9. 2007..The findings suggest further study of intervention and prevention efforts regarding the benefits from consideration of the complex relationships among multiple environmental variables...
- Depressive symptoms, gender, and growth in cigarette smoking among indigenous adolescentsLes 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...
- A comparison study of psychiatric and behavior disorders and cognitive ability among homeless and housed childrenMansoo Yu
Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0623, USA
Community Ment Health J 44:1-10. 2008..In multivariate analyses, maternal verbal scores and child nonverbal scores were associated with child verbal ability; maternal education, homelessness, and child nonverbal scores were related to child behavior disorders...
- Diagnostic prevalence rates from early to mid-adolescence among indigenous adolescents: first results from a longitudinal studyLes 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...
- Factors affecting American Indian adolescent tobacco useMansoo Yu
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Addict Behav 30:889-904. 2005..Therefore, environmental and mental health factors should be assessed for and incorporated into tobacco use intervention and prevention plans for American Indian youth in both reservation and urban areas...