Affiliation: University of California
- AIDS diagnosis and depression in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study: the ameliorating impact of pet ownershipJ M Siegel
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
AIDS Care 11:157-70. 1999..This beneficial effect of pet ownership occurred principally among persons who reported fewer confidants. These results suggest that by enhancing companionship for some HIV-infected persons, pets may buffer the stressful impact of AIDS...
- Overweight and depressive symptoms among African-American womenJ M Siegel
Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Prev Med 31:232-40. 2000..This study examines overweight and depressive symptoms among urban African-American women, taking into account demographic factors, health status and practices, and psychosocial constructs...
- A worksite obesity intervention: results from a group-randomized trialJudith M Siegel
Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 95 1772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Am J Public Health 100:327-33. 2010..We used a participatory process to develop an obesity intervention appropriate for elementary school personnel...
- Role models, ethnic identity, and health-risk behaviors in urban adolescentsAntronette K Yancey
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Box 956900, A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:55-61. 2002..However, there has been little empirical evaluation of the relationship between role model or mentor characteristics and health behaviors...
- Psychological distress following urban earthquakes in CaliforniaLinda B Bourque
School of Public Health, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 17:81-90. 2002..The implications of research findings for practitioners in the field are discussed...
- Challenges in improving fitness: results of a community-based, randomized, controlled lifestyle change interventionAntronette K Yancey
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:412-29. 2006..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week culturally targeted nutrition and physical activity intervention on body composition...
- Correlation of obesity with elevated blood pressure among racial/ethnic minority children in two Los Angeles middle schoolsWilliam J McCarthy
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A46. 2008..We explored the potential for using obesity or fitness level as screening variables for cardiovascular disease risk factors in these students...
- First-aid training and capabilities of the lay public: a potential alternative source of emergency medical assistance following a natural disasterMegumi Kano
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Disasters 29:58-74. 2005..With the appropriate training and skill retention, lay members of the public can potentially contribute to a post-disaster medical response...
- Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American womenWilliam J McCarthy
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, CA 90095, USA
Prev Med 44:246-53. 2007..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week, culturally targeted community-based nutrition and physical activity promotion intervention, Fight Cancer with Fitness! (FCF)...
- Obesity in school staff:Participatory environmental modelJudith Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2006..Beyond improving the health status of school personnel, healthy teachers have the potential to create an optimistic school climate, serve as role models to students, and reinforce positive health messages. ..