Affiliation: University of California
- Habit, custom, and power: a multi-level theory of population healthFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Soc Sci Med 80:47-56. 2013..Replacing the dominant rational-choice paradigm with a multi-level theoretical paradigm involving habit, custom, and power will enable public health to engage in rigorous new areas of research...
- The value of social-cognitive theory to reducing preschool TV viewing: a pilot randomized trialFrederick J Zimmerman
Fred W and Pamela K Wasserman Chair, Department of Health Services, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Prev Med 54:212-8. 2012..To (a) reduce the total amount of television viewing to which preschool children are exposed; and (b) shift the balance of exposure away from commercial television toward educational content...
- Using marketing muscle to sell fat: the rise of obesity in the modern economyFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1772, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 32:285-306. 2011..Only by reigning in or countering marketing power can rationality be restored to the dietary choices of Americans...
- Associations of television content type and obesity in childrenFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Am J Public Health 100:334-40. 2010..We tested the associations of content types of children's television viewing with subsequent body mass index (BMI) to assess the plausibility of different causal pathways...
- Using behavioral economics to promote physical activityFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Prev Med 49:289-91. 2009..Behavioral economics accordingly suggests that physical activity promotion should incorporate attempts at a cultural shift to support individual health-promotion efforts...
- Teaching by listening: the importance of adult-child conversations to language developmentFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Pediatrics 124:342-9. 2009..To test the independent association of adult language input, television viewing, and adult-child conversations on language acquisition among infants and toddlers...
- Shortened nighttime sleep duration in early life and subsequent childhood obesityJanice F Bell
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98198 7230, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:840-5. 2010..To test associations between daytime and nighttime sleep duration and subsequent obesity in children and adolescents...
- Early cognitive stimulation, emotional support, and television watching as predictors of subsequent bullying among grade-school childrenFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:384-8. 2005..Bullying is a major public health issue, the risk factors for which are poorly understood...
- Occupational injury and absence from work among African American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic White workers in the national longitudinal survey of youthLarkin L Strong
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98109, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1226-32. 2005..We examined how race and ethnicity influence injury and illness risk and number of days of work missed as a result of injury or illness...
- Associations between state minimum wage policy and health care access: a multi-level analysis of the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor surveyKelly P McCarrier
Department of Health Services, University of Washington UW, Seattle, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:729-48. 2010....
- Socioeconomic status, depression disparities, and financial strain: what lies behind the income-depression relationship?Frederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98115 8160, USA
Health Econ 14:1197-215. 2005..Fixed-effects estimates suggest that employment status and financial strain are causally related to depression, but income is not. Instrumental variable estimates suggest that financial strain may not lead to depression...
- Tinker, tailor, soldier, patient: work attributes and depression disparities among young adultsFrederick J Zimmerman
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:1889-901. 2004..We conclude that part of the SES-depression relationship may arise from the psychosocial aspects of jobs, which we have found to be significantly and meaningfully associated with depressive symptoms among employed young adults...
- Disparities in Depression Incidence and TreatmentFrederick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..The results of this research will be of major interest to health services researchers, to mental health providers and to policy-makers. ..