Ananda B Amstadter

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Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Potentially traumatic event exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder, and Axis I and II comorbidity in a population-based study of Norwegian young adults
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:215-23. 2013
  2. pmc A population-based study of familial and individual-specific environmental contributions to traumatic event exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in a Norwegian twin sample
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:656-62. 2012
  3. pmc The relationship between risk-taking propensity and the COMT Val(158)Met polymorphism among early adolescents as a function of sex
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, 800 E Leigh Street, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:940-5. 2012
  4. pmc Genetic associations with performance on a behavioral measure of distress intolerance
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:87-94. 2012
  5. pmc Predictors of physical assault victimization: findings from the National Survey of Adolescents
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 E Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Addict Behav 36:814-20. 2011
  6. ncbi Do incident and perpetrator characteristics of elder mistreatment differ by gender of the victim? Results from the National Elder Mistreatment Study
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 23:43-57. 2011
  7. pmc Corticotrophin-releasing hormone type 1 receptor gene (CRHR1) variants predict posttraumatic stress disorder onset and course in pediatric injury patients
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0126, USA
    Dis Markers 30:89-99. 2011
  8. doi Self-rated health in relation to rape and mental health disorders in a national sample of women
    Ananda B Amstadter
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:202-10. 2011
  9. doi Pre-typhoon socioeconomic status factors predict post-typhoon psychiatric symptoms in a Vietnamese sample
    Ruth C Brown
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 East Leigh Street, Biotech 1, Suite 101, Richmond, VA, 23219 1534, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1721-7. 2013
  10. doi Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a sample of Vietnamese adults
    Kelcey J Stratton
    Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 54:398-405. 2013

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Publications38

  1. doi Potentially traumatic event exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder, and Axis I and II comorbidity in a population-based study of Norwegian young adults
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:215-23. 2013
    ..Prevalence and correlates of exposure to potentially traumatic events (PTEs) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and patterns of comorbidity with DSM-IV Axis I and II disorders were examined in an epidemiologic sample...
  2. pmc A population-based study of familial and individual-specific environmental contributions to traumatic event exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in a Norwegian twin sample
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:656-62. 2012
    ..The relationship between liability factors for trauma exposure and those for PTSD symptoms following exposure are unclear...
  3. pmc The relationship between risk-taking propensity and the COMT Val(158)Met polymorphism among early adolescents as a function of sex
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, 800 E Leigh Street, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:940-5. 2012
    ..This study represents the first investigation of a genetic substrate of risk-taking propensity, measured by a behavioral task, in youth. Results should be taken as quite preliminary, given the small sample. Implications are discussed...
  4. pmc Genetic associations with performance on a behavioral measure of distress intolerance
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:87-94. 2012
    ..This is the first investigation of genetic predictors of a behavioral measure of tolerance to distress. Results suggest that distress tolerance is at least partially regulated by specific genetic variants. Implications are discussed...
  5. pmc Predictors of physical assault victimization: findings from the National Survey of Adolescents
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 E Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Addict Behav 36:814-20. 2011
    ..Implications are discussed...
  6. ncbi Do incident and perpetrator characteristics of elder mistreatment differ by gender of the victim? Results from the National Elder Mistreatment Study
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 23:43-57. 2011
    ..Implications for future research and social policy are discussed...
  7. pmc Corticotrophin-releasing hormone type 1 receptor gene (CRHR1) variants predict posttraumatic stress disorder onset and course in pediatric injury patients
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0126, USA
    Dis Markers 30:89-99. 2011
    ..Although results are not definitive, the findings from this study warrant future replication studies on how variation in this gene relates to response to traumatic event exposure in youth...
  8. doi Self-rated health in relation to rape and mental health disorders in a national sample of women
    Ananda B Amstadter
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:202-10. 2011
    ..Therefore, trauma-focused interventions for rape victims should include collaboration on treatment or prevention modules that specifically address both mental and physical health...
  9. doi Pre-typhoon socioeconomic status factors predict post-typhoon psychiatric symptoms in a Vietnamese sample
    Ruth C Brown
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 East Leigh Street, Biotech 1, Suite 101, Richmond, VA, 23219 1534, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1721-7. 2013
    ..The primary aim of the current study was to examine the role of pre-typhoon SES-relevant factors in relation to post-typhoon psychiatric symptoms among Vietnamese individuals exposed to Typhoon Xangsane...
  10. doi Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a sample of Vietnamese adults
    Kelcey J Stratton
    Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 54:398-405. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the psychometric properties of the World Health Organization 20-item Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) in an epidemiologic study of Vietnamese adults...
  11. pmc Longitudinal pathways of victimization, substance use, and delinquency: findings from the National Survey of Adolescents
    Angela M Begle
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 36:682-9. 2011
    ..Specifically, hypotheses concerning victimization and high risk behavior were fully supported with boys, but different patterns emerged in the data for girls...
  12. doi Predictors of rape: findings from the National Survey of Adolescents
    Lisa S Elwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:166-73. 2011
    ..Each of the PTSD symptom clusters significantly predicted new rape and analyses supported the mediational role of PTSD between CSA and new rape. African American or other racial identity was associated with lower risk...
  13. pmc Variation in RGS2 is associated with suicidal ideation in an epidemiological study of adults exposed to the 2004 Florida hurricanes
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 13:349-57. 2009
    ..59 times increased risk of having current ideation. No gene-by-environment interactions were found, perhaps due to low power. RGS2 rs4606 is related to risk of current suicidal ideation in stressor-exposed adults...
  14. pmc Prevalence and correlates of poor self-rated health in the United States: the national elder mistreatment study
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, SC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:615-23. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the level of, and correlates for, poor self-rated health in a community sample of older adults with particular emphasis on elder mistreatment history, demographics, and social dependency variables...
  15. pmc Elder mistreatment and emotional symptoms among older adults in a largely rural population: the South Carolina elder mistreatment study
    Angela M Begle
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street 2 South, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2321-32. 2011
    ..These data suggest that mistreated older adults also suffer from greater emotional symptoms and highlight the need for more research in this area...
  16. doi Pretyphoon panic attack history moderates the relationship between degree of typhoon exposure and posttyphoon PTSD and depression in a Vietnamese sample
    Erin C Berenz
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:461-8. 2013
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  17. pmc Mental health and rape history in relation to non-medical use of prescription drugs in a national sample of women
    Jenna L McCauley
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, P O Box 250852, 165 Cannon St, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 34:641-8. 2009
    ..Trauma-focused interventions for drug or alcohol facilitated rape victims should include treatment or prevention modules that specifically address NMUPD...
  18. doi Prevalence and correlates of elder mistreatment in South Carolina: the South Carolina elder mistreatment study
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 Leigh Street, Biotech One, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2947-72. 2011
    ..Across categories, the most consistent correlate of mistreatment was low social support, representing an area toward which preventive intervention may be directed with significant public health implications...
  19. pmc Prevalence and correlates of service utilization and help seeking in a national college sample of female rape victims
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:900-2. 2010
    ..Health promotion campaigns are needed to target substance abusing and depressed rape victims, who were less likely to seek help...
  20. pmc Prevalence and correlates of emotional, physical, sexual, and financial abuse and potential neglect in the United States: the National Elder Mistreatment Study
    Ron Acierno
    Medical University of South Carolina, Ralph H Johnson Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:292-7. 2010
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  21. pmc Variant in RGS2 moderates posttraumatic stress symptoms following potentially traumatic event exposure
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:369-73. 2009
    ..RGS2 rs4606 modifies risk of postdisaster and lifetime PTSD symptoms under conditions of high stressor exposure. This is the first demonstration of gene-environment interaction for this locus...
  22. pmc Social and psychological resources associated with health status in a representative sample of adults affected by the 2004 Florida hurricanes
    Kenneth J Ruggiero
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Psychiatry 72:195-210. 2009
    ..Future work should evaluate secondary prevention strategies that can address general health-related concerns in the wake of a disaster...
  23. doi Prevalence and correlates of probable adolescent mental health problems reported by parents in Vietnam
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:95-100. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of probable mental health problems in an epidemiologic study of Vietnamese adolescents. A secondary aim was to examine the correlates of probable mental health caseness...
  24. pmc NPY moderates the relation between hurricane exposure and generalized anxiety disorder in an epidemiologic sample of hurricane-exposed adults
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:270-5. 2010
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  25. pmc Characteristics of individuals meeting criteria for new onset panic attacks following exposure to a typhoon
    Roxann Roberson-Nay
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:574-8. 2013
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  26. pmc A prospective examination of the relationships between PTSD, exposure to assaultive violence, and cigarette smoking among a national sample of adolescents
    Josh M Cisler
    Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Addict Behav 36:994-1000. 2011
    ..By contrast, PTSD diagnoses and non-assaultive traumatic event exposures at Wave 1 only predicted cigarette smoking at Wave 2, but not at Wave 3. Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  27. pmc Risky behaviors and depression in conjunction with--or in the absence of--lifetime history of PTSD among sexually abused adolescents
    Carla Kmett Danielson
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:101-7. 2010
    ..However, there were no differences between adolescents with and without a history of PTSD in reported problematic substance use. Findings highlight the need for comprehensive trauma-informed interventions for CSA-exposed adolescents...
  28. pmc Trauma-related risk factors for substance abuse among male versus female young adults
    Carla Kmett Danielson
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 34:395-9. 2009
    ..In the full sample, 29.1% met criteria for substance abuse. Trauma-related risk factors for alcohol and drug abuse differed for men and women. Clinical implications of these results are discussed...
  29. pmc Latent classes of adolescent posttraumatic stress disorder predict functioning and disorder after 1 year
    Lynsay Ayer
    Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, St Joseph, Room 3213, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:364-75. 2011
    ..To identify latent classes of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a national sample of adolescents, and to test their associations with PTSD and functional impairment 1 year later...
  30. pmc Service utilization and help seeking in a national sample of female rape victims
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, National Crime Victims Center, 165 Cannon St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1450-7. 2008
    ..This study examined various forms of help seeking for emotional problems in relation to key variables in a national sample of female rape victims...
  31. pmc Elder mistreatment and physical health among older adults: the South Carolina Elder Mistreatment Study
    Josh M Cisler
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:461-7. 2010
    ..A recent history of emotional mistreatment was associated with poor self-rated health independently, but not when controlling for other significant predictors...
  32. pmc Longitudinal trajectories of cigarette smoking following rape
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:113-21. 2009
    ..Having sustained an injury, minority status, and post-examination distress all predicted subsequent smoking trajectory...
  33. doi Childhood trauma and personality disorder criterion counts: a co-twin control analysis
    Erin C Berenz
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
    J Abnorm Psychol 122:1070-6. 2013
    ..006 for both outcomes), indicating that the small effect observed in the full sample is likely better accounted for by common genetic and/or environmental factors. CT does not appear to be a key factor in PD etiology...
  34. doi Association of CRHR1 variants and posttraumatic stress symptoms in hurricane exposed adults
    Simone White
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 27:678-83. 2013
    ..Although results are preliminary and require replication, they justify follow-up efforts to characterize how this gene relates to PTSD. ..
  35. pmc An acute post-sexual assault intervention to prevent drug abuse: updated findings
    Heidi S Resnick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425 0742, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2032-45. 2007
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  36. pmc Posttyphoon prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder in a Vietnamese sample
    Ananda B Amstadter
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, PO Box 250852, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:180-8. 2009
    ..Risk factors for posttyphoon psychopathology differed among disorders, but generally were related to high typhoon exposure, prior trauma exposure, and in contrast to Western populations, higher age, but not gender...
  37. pmc Internet-based interventions for traumatic stress-related mental health problems: a review and suggestion for future research
    Ananda B Amstadter
    Medical University of South Carolina National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, P O Box 250852, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:410-20. 2009
    ..Therefore, it is possible that these shared features may in part account for symptom reduction. Little is known regarding mechanisms of change. Future directions for novel web-based approaches to treatment are provided...
  38. pmc Increased frequency of micronuclei in adults with a history of childhood sexual abuse: a discordant monozygotic twin study
    Timothy P York
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e55337. 2013
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