Briana Mezuk

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Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Depression, anxiety, and prevalent diabetes in the Chinese population: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5million people
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 75:511-7. 2013
  2. pmc Depression, neighborhood deprivation and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States
    Health Place 23:63-9. 2013
  3. pmc Are depression and frailty overlapping syndromes in mid- and late-life? A latent variable analysis
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:560-9. 2013
  4. pmc Is ignorance bliss? Depression, antidepressants, and the diagnosis of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Health Psychol 32:254-63. 2013
  5. pmc Examining variation in depressive symptoms over the life course: a latent class analysis
    B MEZUK
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Psychol Med 42:2037-46. 2012
  6. pmc Depression and body composition among older adults
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:167-72. 2012
  7. pmc Depression and frailty in later life: a synthetic review
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:879-92. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The influence of a major disaster on suicide risk in the population
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:481-8. 2009
  9. pmc Job strain, depressive symptoms, and drinking behavior among older adults: results from the health and retirement study
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Heath, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:426-34. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Anticonvulsant use, bipolar disorder, and risk of fracture among older adults in the Veterans Health Administration
    Briana Mezuk
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:245-55. 2010

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Depression, anxiety, and prevalent diabetes in the Chinese population: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5million people
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 75:511-7. 2013
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  2. pmc Depression, neighborhood deprivation and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States
    Health Place 23:63-9. 2013
    ..22-1.34). The interaction term between depression and neighborhood deprivation was non-significant, indicating that the relationship between depression and diabetes risk is similar across levels of neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation. ..
  3. pmc Are depression and frailty overlapping syndromes in mid- and late-life? A latent variable analysis
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:560-9. 2013
    ..Depression and frailty both predict disability and morbidity in later life. However, it is unclear to what extent these common geriatric syndromes represent overlapping constructs...
  4. pmc Is ignorance bliss? Depression, antidepressants, and the diagnosis of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Health Psychol 32:254-63. 2013
    ..To examine the association between clinically identified and undiagnosed prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes with depression and antidepressant medication use...
  5. pmc Examining variation in depressive symptoms over the life course: a latent class analysis
    B MEZUK
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Psychol Med 42:2037-46. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine variation in depressive symptomatology in the general population across the lifespan...
  6. pmc Depression and body composition among older adults
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:167-72. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between depression and body composition among older adults...
  7. pmc Depression and frailty in later life: a synthetic review
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:879-92. 2012
    ..This review synthesizes existing studies that examined depression and frailty among older adults and provides suggestions for future research...
  8. doi request reprint The influence of a major disaster on suicide risk in the population
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:481-8. 2009
    ..g., cultural norms, availability of lethal methods) may be key drivers of suicide risk in this context...
  9. pmc Job strain, depressive symptoms, and drinking behavior among older adults: results from the health and retirement study
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Heath, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:426-34. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between job strain and two indicators of mental health, depression and alcohol misuse, among currently employed older adults...
  10. doi request reprint Anticonvulsant use, bipolar disorder, and risk of fracture among older adults in the Veterans Health Administration
    Briana Mezuk
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:245-55. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between anticonvulsant use and fracture risk among older patients, including those with bipolar disorder (BD), an indicated condition for treatment with this class of medications...
  11. pmc Evaluating the buffering vs. direct effects hypotheses of emotional social support on inflammatory markers: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, School ofMedicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:1294-300. 2010
    ..042). Overall, social support was only modestly associated with inflammation in this relatively healthy sample, and these relationships varied by age and gender...
  12. pmc Reconsidering the role of social disadvantage in physical and mental health: stressful life events, health behaviors, race, and depression
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1238-49. 2010
    ..34) relative to 1 (OR = 1.12) and ≥2 (OR = 0.94) poor health behaviors. Findings are consistent with the proposed model of mental and physical health disparities...
  13. doi request reprint Voluntary and involuntary driving cessation in later life
    Moon Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 55:367-76. 2012
    ..These findings imply that distinction between voluntary and involuntary driving cessation is ambiguous and that factors beyond health status, including financial strain, play a role in the transition to non-driving...
  14. pmc Integrating social science and behavioral genetics: testing the origin of socioeconomic disparities in depression using a genetically informed design
    Briana Mezuk
    Briana Mezuk is with the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, and the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, and the Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor John M Myers is with the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University Kenneth S Kendler is with the Department of Psychiatry and the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Am J Public Health 103:S145-51. 2013
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  15. pmc Subsidized housing not subsidized health: health status and fatigue among elders in public housing and other community settings
    Pamela L Parsons
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Internal Medicine, Box 980102, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:85-90. 2011
    ..To estimate trends in the prevalence of fatigue among elders living in public housing or in the community; to compare health status of elders living in public housing to their community-dwelling counterparts...
  16. doi request reprint Sex differences in the construct overlap of frailty and depression: evidence from the health and retirement study
    Matthew Lohman
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:500-5. 2014
    ..To determine the degree of diagnostic overlap between frailty and depression and to investigate whether sex differences in symptom endorsement influence this overlap...
  17. doi request reprint Examining the aging process through the stress-coping framework: application to driving cessation in later life
    Moon Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:75-83. 2012
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  18. pmc Anxiety and risk of type 2 diabetes: evidence from the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study
    Lauren E Edwards
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, United States
    J Psychosom Res 73:418-23. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Depression, stress, and heart disease in earthquakes and Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23238 5414, USA
    Am J Med 124:900-7. 2011
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