Carol M Worthman

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Companionable sleep: social regulation of sleep and cosleeping in Egyptian families
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:124-35. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Homeless street children in Nepal: use of allostatic load to assess the burden of childhood adversity
    Carol M Worthman
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:233-55. 2008
  3. pmc Habits of the heart: life history and the developmental neuroendocrinology of emotion
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:772-81. 2009
  4. pmc When can parents most influence their child's development? Expert knowledge and perceived local realities
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 154:62-9. 2016
  5. pmc Sleep budgets in a globalizing world: biocultural interactions influence sleep sufficiency among Egyptian families
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 79:31-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Life history and the early origins of health differentials
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 17:95-112. 2005
  7. pmc Tracking biocultural pathways in population health: the value of biomarkers
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:281-97. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Receding horizons of health: biocultural approaches to public health paradoxes
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:861-78. 2005
  9. pmc Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:261-80. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sex differences in child nutritional and immunological status 5-9 years post contact in fringe highland Papua New Guinea
    JASON A DECARO
    Department of Anthropology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:657-66. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Companionable sleep: social regulation of sleep and cosleeping in Egyptian families
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:124-35. 2007
    ..Where normative, cosleeping may provide psychosensory stimuli that moderate arousal and stabilize sleep. Such moderating features may address important self-regulatory developmental needs during adolescence...
  2. doi request reprint Homeless street children in Nepal: use of allostatic load to assess the burden of childhood adversity
    Carol M Worthman
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:233-55. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Habits of the heart: life history and the developmental neuroendocrinology of emotion
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:772-81. 2009
    ..Overall, this dynamic arena for research promises to link the biological bases of life history theory with the psychobehavioral phenomena that figure so centrally in quotidian experience and adaptation, particularly, for humans...
  4. pmc When can parents most influence their child's development? Expert knowledge and perceived local realities
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 154:62-9. 2016
    ..Our results also indicate the need to consult local views of developmental risk and parenting practice in communicating with caregivers and planning interventions, and the value of using available methodological tools to do so. ..
  5. pmc Sleep budgets in a globalizing world: biocultural interactions influence sleep sufficiency among Egyptian families
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 79:31-9. 2013
    ..The findings suggest how biocultural dynamics can play key roles in sleep patterns that sustain favorable sleep quotas from infancy onwards in populations pursuing globalizing contemporary lifestyles...
  6. ncbi request reprint Life history and the early origins of health differentials
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 17:95-112. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Tracking biocultural pathways in population health: the value of biomarkers
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:281-97. 2009
    ..Biomarkers have proven to be valuable tools for investigating biocultural bases of health disparities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Receding horizons of health: biocultural approaches to public health paradoxes
    Carol M Worthman
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:861-78. 2005
    ..These analyses contribute to an emerging literature of research and praxis on integrative biocultural models of health...
  9. pmc Culture in psychiatric epidemiology: using ethnography and multiple mediator models to assess the relationship of caste with depression and anxiety in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 36:261-80. 2009
    ..The causes of ethnic and caste-based disparities in mental health are poorly understood...
  10. doi request reprint Sex differences in child nutritional and immunological status 5-9 years post contact in fringe highland Papua New Guinea
    JASON A DECARO
    Department of Anthropology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:657-66. 2010
    ..Apparent female growth canalization may be a life history strategy favoring growth over maintenance but also may reflect sex-differentiated selection for resilience based on unequal treatment during early life...
  11. doi request reprint Gender and anxiety in Nepal: the role of social support, stressful life events, and structural violence
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:237-48. 2009
    ..Despite frequent attribution to cultural roles of men and women, data regarding gendered risk factors in non-Western settings are scant...
  12. doi request reprint Culture and the socialization of child cardiovascular regulation at school entry in the US
    JASON A DECARO
    Department of Anthropology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:572-83. 2008
    ..Appropriately fine-grained analysis of daily experience can illustrate how culturally driven parenting practices may have unintended consequences for child biological outcomes that vary by family structure...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Life Trajectory Interview for Youth (LTI-Y): method development and psychometric properties of an instrument to assess life-course models and achievement
    Ryan A Brown
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California San Francisco and Berkeley, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 15:192-206. 2006
    ..Although developed and piloted with youth from Western North Carolina, the methods described could be applied to any population of interest...
  14. pmc Comparison of mental health between former child soldiers and children never conscripted by armed groups in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, 1557 Dickey Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 300:691-702. 2008
    ..Former child soldiers are considered in need of special mental health interventions. However, there is a lack of studies investigating the mental health of child soldiers compared with civilian children in armed conflicts...
  15. doi request reprint Child abuse, disruptive behavior disorders, depression, and salivary cortisol levels among institutionalized and community-residing boys in Mongolia
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 7:7-19. 2015
    ..This study explores the relationship of diurnal salivary cortisol levels with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and caregiver attitudes toward physical punishment among boys in Mongolia...
  16. pmc Designing mental health interventions informed by child development and human biology theory: a social ecology intervention for child soldiers in Nepal
    Brandon A Kohrt
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta Transcultural Psychosocial Organization TPO, Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Am J Hum Biol 27:27-40. 2015
    ..Future directions and recommendations for applying human biology theory in pursuit of public mental health interventions are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimating between- and within-individual variation in cortisol levels using multilevel models
    Daniel J Hruschka
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:698-714. 2005
    ..The 'roadmap' also facilitates comparison between the results from different studies and estimation of the necessary number of cortisol measurements for future investigations...
  18. doi request reprint Return to school accompanied by changing associations between family ecology and cortisol
    JASON A DECARO
    Department of Anthropology University of Alabama, P O Box 870210 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 50:183-95. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Cultural and community determinants of subjective social status among Cherokee and White youth
    Ryan A Brown
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, UC San Francisco Berkeley, CA, USA
    Ethn Health 13:289-303. 2008
    ..Subjective social status (SSS) is associated with physical and mental health in diverse samples. However, community, cultural, and ethnic influences on SSS are poorly understood, especially among rural and American Indian populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, antisocial behavior, and social dominance in boys: pubertal development and biosocial interaction
    Richard Rowe
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre RR, BM, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 55:546-52. 2004
    ..Adolescence offers a promising period to study this relationship; circulating testosterone increases dramatically in boys during puberty, and antisocial behavior increases during the same period...