Briana Mezuk

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ethnic enclaves and risk of psychiatric disorders among first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden
    Briana Mezuk
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, One Capitol Plaza, Suite 824, PO Box 980212, Richmond, VA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1713-22. 2015
  2. pmc Immigrant enclaves and risk of diabetes: a prospective study
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, P, O, Box 980212, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:1093. 2014
  3. pmc Depression, anxiety, and prevalent diabetes in the Chinese population: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5 million 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Ethnic enclaves and risk of psychiatric disorders among first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden
    Briana Mezuk
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, One Capitol Plaza, Suite 824, PO Box 980212, Richmond, VA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1713-22. 2015
    ..e., living in an immigrant enclave) and risk of psychotic and affective disorders among three groups: Iraqi immigrants, immigrants from other nations, and native-born Swedes...
  2. pmc Immigrant enclaves and risk of diabetes: a prospective study
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, P, O, Box 980212, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:1093. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether living in an ethnic enclave is associated with risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) among first and second-generation immigrants and native Swedes...
  3. pmc Depression, anxiety, and prevalent diabetes in the Chinese population: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5 million 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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  4. 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. ..
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc 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...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Comorbidity between hypomania and substance use disorders
    Elizabeth K Do
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Affect Disord 150:974-80. 2013
    ..Bipolar disorder is associated with substance use and misuse. However, to date few studies have examined the relationship between hypomania and substance misuse and dependence in the general population...
  18. pmc Loneliness, Depression, and Inflammation: Evidence from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0158056. 2016
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the associations between perceived loneliness and circulating levels of inflammatory markers among a diverse sample of adults...
  19. 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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  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Observed Cognitive Performance and Deviation From Familial Cognitive Aptitude at Age 16 Years and Ages 18 to 20 Years and Risk for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Illness in a Swedish National Sample
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond2Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond3Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richm
    JAMA Psychiatry 73:465-71. 2016
    ..Proposal of an innovative approach to clarify the mechanism through which poor cognitive performance in adolescence impacts risk for schizophrenia (SZ)...
  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. doi request reprint Trajectories of body mass indices and development of frailty: Evidence from the health and retirement study
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:1643-7. 2016
    ..To estimate trajectories of body mass index (BMI) and determine their association with incident frailty in later life...
  25. pmc The Relationship between Trauma, Arrest, and Incarceration History among Black Americans: Findings from the National Survey of American Life
    Lena J Jäggi
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Soc Ment Health 6:187-206. 2016
    ..18, p <.01). Both trauma exposure and trauma-associated psychopathology are associated with increased likelihood of arrest and incarceration in adulthood among black Americans...
  26. pmc Depressive symptoms, psychiatric medication use, and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from the Health and Retirement Study
    Scott Ratliff
    Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 830 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 37:420-6. 2015
    ..This prospective study investigates the relationships between depressive symptoms, psychiatric medication use, and their interaction on risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  27. pmc Association between major depression and type 2 diabetes in midlife: findings from the Screening Across the Lifespan Twin Study
    Briana Mezuk
    From the Division of Epidemiology Mezuk, HEH, Prom Wormley, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics Mezuk, Prom Wormley, Kendler, Richmond, Virginia Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan Mezuk, Ann Arbor, Michigan and Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Pedersen, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychosom Med 77:559-66. 2015
    ..However, this association may be confounded by shared genetic or environmental factors. The objective of this study was to use a twin design to investigate the association between MD and T2DM...
  28. pmc Suicide Risk in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities: 2003-2011
    Briana Mezuk
    at the time of the study, Briana Mezuk and Matthew Lohman were with the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Briana Mezuk is also with the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Marc Leslie and Virginia Powell are with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond
    Am J Public Health 105:1495-502. 2015
    ..We investigated the epidemiology of suicide among adults aged 50 years and older in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and whether anticipating transitioning into long-term care (LTC) is a risk factor for suicide...
  29. pmc Aging without driving: evidence from the Health And Retirement Study, 1993 to 2008
    Moon Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University
    J Appl Gerontol 32:902-12. 2013
    ..However, non-driving has become more concentrated among ethnic minority women, and the gaps in education and net worth between former and never drivers widened over the 15 years. ..
  30. pmc Suicide risk in long-term care facilities: a systematic review
    Briana Mezuk
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:1198-211. 2014
    ..g., nursing homes and assisted living facilities). The goal of this paper is to review and synthesize the descriptive and analytic epidemiology of suicide in long-term care settings over the past 25 years...
  31. 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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