september 11 terrorist attacks

Summary

Summary: Terrorism on September 11, 2001 against targets in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia, and an aborted attack that ended in Pennsylvania.

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  1. ncbi Rethinking first response: effects of the clean up and recovery effort on workers at the world trade center disaster site
    Sara B Johnson
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:386-91. 2005
  2. pmc Metabolic syndrome biomarkers predict lung function impairment: a nested case-control study
    Bushra Naveed
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:392-9. 2012
  3. pmc Relation between cord blood mercury levels and early child development in a World Trade Center cohort
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1085-91. 2008
  4. pmc Obstructive airways disease with air trapping among firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 137:566-74. 2010
  5. pmc Comparison of WTC dust size on macrophage inflammatory cytokine release in vivo and in vitro
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40016. 2012
  6. ncbi Mental health of workers and volunteers responding to events of 9/11: review of the literature
    Corey B Bills
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:115-27. 2008
  7. ncbi Asthma and posttraumatic stress symptoms 5 to 6 years following exposure to the World Trade Center terrorist attack
    Robert M Brackbill
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 302:502-16. 2009
  8. ncbi Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
  9. ncbi Mortality among survivors of the Sept 11, 2001, World Trade Center disaster: results from the World Trade Center Health Registry cohort
    Hannah T Jordan
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    Lancet 378:879-87. 2011
  10. ncbi WTC medical monitoring and treatment program: comprehensive health care response in aftermath of disaster
    Jacqueline M Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:67-75. 2008

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  1. ncbi Rethinking first response: effects of the clean up and recovery effort on workers at the world trade center disaster site
    Sara B Johnson
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:386-91. 2005
    ..We sought to describe the physical and mental health effects of the cleanup and recovery effort on workers at the World Trade Center disaster site...
  2. pmc Metabolic syndrome biomarkers predict lung function impairment: a nested case-control study
    Bushra Naveed
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:392-9. 2012
    ..Cross-sectional studies demonstrate an association between metabolic syndrome and impaired lung function...
  3. pmc Relation between cord blood mercury levels and early child development in a World Trade Center cohort
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1085-91. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether prenatal mercury exposure, including potential releases from the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, adversely affects fetal growth and child development...
  4. pmc Obstructive airways disease with air trapping among firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 137:566-74. 2010
    ..To date, the underlying pathophysiologic cause for this has been open to question...
  5. pmc Comparison of WTC dust size on macrophage inflammatory cytokine release in vivo and in vitro
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40016. 2012
    ..Our hypotheses are that components of WTC dust strongly induce GM-CSF and MDC in AM; and that these two risk factors are in separate inflammatory pathways...
  6. ncbi Mental health of workers and volunteers responding to events of 9/11: review of the literature
    Corey B Bills
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:115-27. 2008
    ..No study has systematically investigated the diverse mental health status and needs of the heterogeneous population of disaster workers responding to the events of September 11th...
  7. ncbi Asthma and posttraumatic stress symptoms 5 to 6 years following exposure to the World Trade Center terrorist attack
    Robert M Brackbill
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 302:502-16. 2009
    ..The World Trade Center Health Registry provides a unique opportunity to examine long-term health effects of a large-scale disaster...
  8. ncbi Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
    ..We report incidence and prevalence rates of physical and mental health disorders during the 9 years since the attacks, examine their associations with occupational exposures, and quantify physical and mental health comorbidities...
  9. ncbi Mortality among survivors of the Sept 11, 2001, World Trade Center disaster: results from the World Trade Center Health Registry cohort
    Hannah T Jordan
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    Lancet 378:879-87. 2011
    ..We tested whether excess mortality has occurred in people exposed to the WTC disaster...
  10. ncbi WTC medical monitoring and treatment program: comprehensive health care response in aftermath of disaster
    Jacqueline M Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:67-75. 2008
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  11. ncbi Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1263-72. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the longer-term effects of exposure...
  12. ncbi Association between World Trade Center exposure and excess cancer risk
    Jiehui Li
    NewYorkCityDepartmentof Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City, New York 11101, USA
    JAMA 308:2479-88. 2012
    ..The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, resulted in the release of known and suspected carcinogens into the environment. There is public concern that exposures may have resulted in increased cancers...
  13. ncbi Upper and lower respiratory diseases after occupational and environmental disasters
    David J Prezant
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of the City of New York FDNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:89-100. 2008
    ..This review describes several respiratory consequences of occupational and environmental disasters and uses the World Trade Center disaster to illustrate in detail the consequences of chronic upper and lower respiratory inflammation...
  14. ncbi Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study
    Rachel Zeig-Owens
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Lancet 378:898-905. 2011
    ..We examined cancer incidence and its potential association with exposure in the first 7 years after 9/11 in firefighters with health information before 9/11 and minimal loss to follow-up...
  15. ncbi Short-term and medium-term health effects of 9/11
    Sharon E Perlman
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY 11101, USA
    Lancet 378:925-34. 2011
    ..Investigators note associations between 9/11 exposures and additional disorders, such as depression and substance use; however, for some health problems association with exposures related to 9/11 is unclear...
  16. ncbi Epidemiologic research on man-made disasters: strategies and implications of cohort definition for World Trade Center worker and volunteer surveillance program
    David A Savitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:77-87. 2008
    ..Future disaster follow-up studies would benefit substantially by having access to accurate estimates of the number of workers and information on the individuals who contributed to the cleanup and recovery effort...
  17. pmc Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:556-66. 2010
    ..We also examined trends in relation to WTC exposure, social support, change in recreational activities, and functional health...
  18. ncbi Differences in PTSD prevalence and associated risk factors among World Trade Center disaster rescue and recovery workers
    Megan A Perrin
    Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Bldg 35, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1385-94. 2007
    ..This study compared the prevalence and risk factors of current probable posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) across different occupations involved in rescue/recovery work at the World Trade Center site...
  19. pmc Enduring mental health morbidity and social function impairment in world trade center rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers: the psychological dimension of an environmental health disaster
    Jeanne Mager Stellman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1248-53. 2008
    ..This program has established a large cohort of WTC rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers. We previously documented extensive pulmonary dysfunction in this cohort related to toxic environmental exposures...
  20. ncbi World Trade Center "sarcoid-like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in New York City Fire Department rescue workers
    Gabriel Izbicki
    Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 131:1414-23. 2007
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  21. pmc Accelerated spirometric decline in New York City firefighters with α₁-antitrypsin deficiency
    Gisela I Banauch
    Division of Pulmonary, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 138:1116-24. 2010
    ..Antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is a risk factor for obstructive airway disease...
  22. ncbi Measuring and maximizing coverage in the World Trade Center Health Registry
    Joe Murphy
    RTI International, 230 W Monroe, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
    Stat Med 26:1688-701. 2007
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  23. ncbi Distal airway function in symptomatic subjects with normal spirometry following World Trade Center dust exposure
    Beno W Oppenheimer
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Chest 132:1275-82. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that symptomatic individuals following exposure to WTC dust may have functional abnormalities in distal airways not detectable with routine spirometry...
  24. ncbi Posttraumatic stress symptoms, PTSD, and risk factors among lower Manhattan residents 2-3 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    Laura DiGrande
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:264-73. 2008
    ..The relationship between socioeconomic status and PTSD suggests services must target marginalized populations. Followup is necessary on the course and long-term consequences of PTSD...
  25. pmc Social and psychological resources and health outcomes after the World Trade Center disaster
    Richard E Adams
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:176-88. 2006
    ..We discuss these findings relative to community disasters in industrialized and developing countries...
  26. ncbi Was there unmet mental health need after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks?
    Jennifer Stuber
    The Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:230-40. 2006
    ..Correlates of help seeking from professionals for mental health problems after the attacks and barriers to care were also assessed...
  27. ncbi Surveillance for World Trade Center disaster health effects among survivors of collapsed and damaged buildings
    Robert M Brackbill
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-18. 2006
    ..Survivors of collapsed or damaged buildings from the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC) were among those most exposed to injury hazards, air pollution, and traumatic events...
  28. ncbi Reported respiratory symptoms and adverse home conditions after 9/11 among residents living near the World Trade Center
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    J Asthma 44:325-32. 2007
    ..While we cannot eliminate potential biases related to self-reported data, we took strategies to minimize their impact, and the observed effects are biologically plausible...
  29. ncbi Standardization of spirometry in assessment of responders following man-made disasters: World Trade Center worker and volunteer medical screening program
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:109-14. 2008
    ..The protocol improved upon the minimal ATS guidelines...
  30. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of spirometry in the World Trade Center medical monitoring program
    Gwen S Skloot
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 135:492-8. 2009
    ..We also determined the predictors of spirometric change between the two examinations...
  31. ncbi Heart disease among adults exposed to the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center disaster: results from the World Trade Center Health Registry
    Hannah T Jordan
    World Trade Center Health Registry, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 42 09 28th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    Prev Med 53:370-6. 2011
    ..To examine associations between 9/11-related exposures, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and subsequent development of heart disease (HD)...
  32. ncbi Long-term respiratory symptoms in World Trade Center responders
    Matthew P Mauer
    Bureau of Occupational Health, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:145-51. 2010
    ..NYS responders represent a more moderately exposed population than typical first responders...
  33. ncbi Trends in healthcare use in the New York City region following the Terrorist Attacks of 2001
    Diane C Green
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:263-75. 2006
    ..In 2001, terrorism led to emotional stress, disruptions in adherence to treatments and access to services, and exposure to environmental contaminants in New York City (NYC)...
  34. ncbi Health consequences of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks: a review
    Jacqueline Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Invest 24:294-301. 2006
    ..This article reviews WTC-related health effects, the spectrum of exposures and how they were documented, and discusses future preventive efforts...
  35. ncbi The legacy of World Trade Center dust
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2233-6. 2007
  36. ncbi Responder safety and health: preparing for future disasters
    Dori B Reissman
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:135-41. 2008
    ..Worker safety and health preparedness and leadership are essential for protecting workers and promoting resiliency among personnel involved in disaster response, recovery, and cleanup...
  37. ncbi World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and its treatment
    David J Prezant
    Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of City of New York FDNY, FDNY World Trade Center Monitoring and Treatment Program, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Lung 186:S94-102. 2008
    ..These treatment recommendations are described here...
  38. ncbi Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms and comorbid asthma and posttraumatic stress disorder following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on World Trade Center in New York City
    Jiehui Li
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 11101, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1933-41. 2011
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  39. ncbi Respiratory and cardiovascular hospitalizations after the World Trade Center disaster
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2217, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:12-20. 2010
    ..There was an immediate increase in respiratory admissions after the disaster and a delayed increase in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular admissions...
  40. ncbi The world trade center clean up and recovery worker cohort study: respiratory health amongst cleanup workers approximately 20 months after initial exposure at the disaster site
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1063-72. 2007
    ..Respiratory health among cleanup workers at the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster site was evaluated approximately 20 months after the initial exposure to assess the risk of lower respiratory symptoms...
  41. pmc Trends in respiratory symptoms of firefighters exposed to the world trade center disaster: 2001-2005
    Mayris P Webber
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:975-80. 2009
    ..However, considerable uncertainty exists over the persistence of symptoms...
  42. pmc An overview of 9/11 experiences and respiratory and mental health conditions among World Trade Center Health Registry enrollees
    Mark Farfel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 85:880-909. 2008
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  43. pmc The validity and diagnostic efficiency of the Davidson Trauma Scale in military veterans who have served since September 11th, 2001
    Scott D McDonald
    VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 23:247-55. 2009
    ..Thus, results illustrate that potency of the DTS as a diagnostic aid was highly dependent on the comparison group used for analyses. Results are discussed in terms of applications to clinical practice and research...
  44. ncbi Lower respiratory symptoms among residents living near the World Trade Center, two and four years after 9/11
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 16:44-52. 2010
    ..Psychological stress, dust/odors, and moisture were significantly associated with LRS at follow-up. These data demonstrate that LRS continue to burden residents living in the areas affected by the WTC disaster...
  45. ncbi Long-term posttraumatic stress symptoms among 3,271 civilian survivors of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
    Laura DiGrande
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:271-81. 2011
    ..09, 95% confidence interval: 1.84, 2.36). Identification of these risk factors may be useful when screening survivors of large-scale terrorist events for long-term psychological sequelae...
  46. ncbi Cardiac sequelae in Brooklyn after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Jianwei Feng
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School Houston, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:13-7. 2006
    ..Terrorism, such as the attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) on September 11, 2001, result in higher stress-related disorders, especially in those persons in close proximity...
  47. pmc Disparities in mental health treatment following the World Trade Center Disaster: implications for mental health care and health services research
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5293, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:287-97. 2005
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  48. ncbi Stories behind the symptoms: a qualitative analysis of the narratives of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers
    Corey B Bills
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychiatr Q 80:173-89. 2009
    ..This work shows that large scale qualitative surveillance of trauma-exposed populations is both relevant and feasible...
  49. ncbi Driving under the influence (of stress): evidence of a regional increase in impaired driving and traffic fatalities after the september 11 terrorist attacks
    Jenny C Su
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:59-65. 2009
    Did the September 11 terrorist attacks elicit a subsequent increase in traffic fatalities? Gigerenzer (2004) argued that decreases in flying and increases in driving in the 3 months after the attacks led to 353 "surplus" traffic ..
  50. pmc The World Trade Center disaster and the health of workers: five-year assessment of a unique medical screening program
    Robin Herbert
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1853-8. 2006
    ..These workers included traditional first responders, such as firefighters and police, and a diverse population of construction, utility, and public sector workers...
  51. pmc Asthma diagnosed after 11 September 2001 among rescue and recovery workers: findings from the World Trade Center Health Registry
    Katherine Wheeler
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1584-90. 2007
    ..Studies have consistently documented declines in respiratory health after 11 September 2001 (9/11) among surviving first responders and other World Trade Center (WTC) rescue, recovery, and clean-up workers...
  52. ncbi Lower birth weight of Dutch neonates who were in utero at the time of the 9/11 attacks
    Luc Smits
    Department of Epidemiology, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:715-7. 2006
    ..Our aim was to test the hypothesis that maternal exposure to these acts of terrorism via the media had an unfavorable influence on mean birth weight in the Netherlands...
  53. ncbi Low birthweight in New York City and upstate New York following the events of September 11th
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, UC Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:3013-20. 2007
    ..We examined pregnancy outcomes in New York City (NYC) and upstate New York after the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center disaster...
  54. pmc Pulmonary function after exposure to the World Trade Center collapse in the New York City Fire Department
    Gisela I Banauch
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:312-9. 2006
    ..First responders, rescue and recovery workers, and residents have since reported respiratory symptoms and developed pulmonary function abnormalities...
  55. pmc Induced sputum assessment in New York City firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust
    Elizabeth M Fireman
    Institute for Pulmonary and Allergic Diseases, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1564-9. 2004
    ..PSD was similar to that of WTC dust samples. In conclusion, IS from highly exposed FDNY-FFs demonstrated inflammation, PSD, and particle composition that was different from nonexposed controls and consistent with WTC dust exposure...
  56. ncbi Evolution of lower respiratory symptoms in New York police officers after 9/11: a prospective longitudinal study
    Larisa V Buyantseva
    Department of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:310-7. 2007
    ..We studied the evolution of lower respiratory symptoms at 1 month (initial) and 19 months (follow-up) after the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (9/11)...
  57. pmc The effects of the World Trade Center event on birth outcomes among term deliveries at three lower Manhattan hospitals
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1772-8. 2004
    ..The observed adverse effects suggest an impact of pollutants and/or stress related to the WTC disaster and have implications for the health and development of exposed children...
  58. ncbi The World Trade Center aftermath and its effects on health: understanding and learning through human-exposure science
    Paul J Lioy
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:6876-85. 2006
  59. ncbi Air trapping detected on end-expiratory high-resolution computed tomography in symptomatic World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers
    David S Mendelson
    Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:840-5. 2007
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  60. ncbi Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:479-85. 2008
    ..A subsample of 168 workers (30% of the group) was selected to examine lower airway disease risk in relation to smoking and WTC exposure variables...
  61. ncbi Multiple myeloma in World Trade Center responders: a case series
    Jacqueline M Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:896-902. 2009
    ..We report on cases of multiple myeloma (MM) observed in World Trade Center (WTC) responders registered in the WTC Medical Program...
  62. pmc The World Trade Center residents' respiratory health study: new-onset respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function
    Joan Reibman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:406-11. 2005
    ..The data demonstrate an increased rate of new-onset and persistent respiratory health effects in residents near the former WTC compared with a control population...
  63. ncbi Pulmonary disease in rescue workers at the World Trade Center site
    G I Banauch
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:160-8. 2005
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  64. pmc Preterm delivery in Boston before and after September 11th, 2001
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:323-7. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we compared gestational duration and risk of preterm delivery among women who were pregnant on September 11 with women who had delivered before that date...
  65. ncbi Psychopathology among New York city public school children 6 months after September 11
    Christina W Hoven
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:545-52. 2005
    ..The prevalence of child psychopathology, however, has not been assessed in a population-based sample exposed to different levels of mass trauma or across a range of disorders...
  66. pmc Exposures among pregnant women near the World Trade Center site on 11 September 2001
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:739-48. 2005
    ..This report indicates intense bystander exposure after the WTC collapse and provides information about nonoccupational exposures among a vulnerable population of pregnant women...
  67. pmc Asthma in Medicaid managed care enrollees residing in New York City: results from a post-World Trade Center disaster survey
    Victoria L Wagner
    Office of Managed Care, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Urban Health 82:76-89. 2005
    ..Results from this study provide guidance to health care organizations in the development of plans to ensure the health of people with asthma during disaster situations...
  68. ncbi Effect of September 11th terrorist attacks on the self-reported health status of Department of Defense health care beneficiaries
    Andrea Linton
    Center for Health Care Management Studies, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs, TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Mil Med 169:843-9. 2004
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  69. ncbi Respiratory effects of inhalation exposure among workers during the clean-up effort at the World Trade Center disaster site
    Julie B Herbstman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 99:85-92. 2005
    ..The prevalence rates of upper airway symptoms (nasal congestion, sore throat, hoarse throat) exceeded those of lower respiratory symptoms, however, it was not determined whether symptoms pre-dated arrival at the WTC site...
  70. ncbi Upper respiratory symptoms and other health effects among residents living near the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:499-507. 2005
    ..Further analyses are needed to examine whether these increases were related to environmental exposures and to monitor long-term health effects...
  71. ncbi Psychological trauma associated with the World Trade Center attacks and its effect on pregnancy outcome
    Stephanie Mulherin Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:334-41. 2005
    ..Long-term follow-up of infants exposed to extreme trauma in utero is needed to evaluate the persistence of these effects...
  72. ncbi World Trade Center dyspnea: bronchiolitis obliterans with functional improvement: a case report
    Jack M Mann
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Attending Physicians in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:225-9. 2005
    ..It has been ascribed to specific causes such as lung or bone marrow transplant, medications for rheumatoid disease, and most recently in association with exposure to environmental agents...
  73. ncbi Pre-attack symptomatology and temperament as predictors of children's responses to the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Liliana J Lengua
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:631-45. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the psychological response of children following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, DC and to examine prospective predictors of children's post-attack responses...
  74. ncbi Physical and mental health symptoms among NYC transit workers seven and one-half months after the WTC attacks
    Loren C Tapp
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:475-83. 2005
    ..On September 11, 2001, 600-800 New York City transit (NYCT) workers were working near the World Trade Center (WTC) Towers. After the disaster, employees reported physical and mental health symptoms related to the event...
  75. ncbi The World Trade Center collapse: a continuing tragedy for lung health?
    John R Balmes
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:235-6. 2006
  76. ncbi Bronchial hyperreactivity and other inhalation lung injuries in rescue/recovery workers after the World Trade Center collapse
    Gisela I Banauch
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:S102-6. 2005
    ..In the days and months thereafter, thousands of rescue/recovery workers, volunteers, and residents were exposed to a complex mixture of airborne pollutants...
  77. pmc Relationships among polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, proximity to the World Trade Center, and effects on fetal growth
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1062-7. 2005
    ..04). The findings suggest that exposure to elevated levels of PAHs, indicated by PAH-DNA adducts in cord blood, may have contributed to reduced fetal growth in women exposed to the WTC event...
  78. pmc Does acute maternal stress in pregnancy affect infant health outcomes? Examination of a large cohort of infants born after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
    Skye M Endara
    US Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:252. 2009
    ..Infants in utero during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 may have been negatively affected by maternal stress. Studies to date have produced contradictory results...
  79. ncbi Assessing truck driver exposure at the World Trade Center disaster site: personal and area monitoring for particulate matter and volatile organic compounds during October 2001 and April 2002
    Alison S Geyh
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:179-93. 2005
    ..During April, the median personal exposure to TD was 144 microg/m3, and the highest area concentration, 195 microg/m3, was found at the perimeter. During both months, volatile organic compounds concentrations were low...
  80. ncbi Effectiveness of two methods of obtaining feedback on mental health services provided to anonymous recipients
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1324-7. 2006
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  81. ncbi A mental health program for ground zero rescue and recovery workers: cases and observations
    Craig L Katz
    Mount Sinai Department of Social Work, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1335-8. 2006
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  82. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and terrorism: 5 years after 9/11
    Jonathan Laugharne
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:36-41. 2007
    ..The review aims to provide an update on an article published in this journal in the year following the September 11 attacks...
  83. ncbi Incidence of male childhood sexual abuse and psychological sequelae in disaster workers exposed to a terrorist attack
    Pam Leck
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:267-74. 2006
    ..low) on the BDI and CAPS. Since disaster workers traditionally summon images of strength and mastery, professionals may overlook CSA and symptoms of depression and PTSD in this population...
  84. ncbi A psychometric analysis of Project Liberty's adult enhanced services referral tool
    Fran H Norris
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1328-34. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine how well the tool functioned for identifying persons who would perceive a need for professional treatment...
  85. ncbi News coverage analyses of mental health services immediately after September 11, 2001
    Diane Rose Renzulli
    Department of Administration, Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1339-41. 2006
    ..This study examined news coverage of mental health resources after the attacks of September 11, 2001, in order to inform mental health disaster planning and response...
  86. ncbi Population psychiatric medication prescription rates following a terrorist attack
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:479-84. 2007
    ..While several population-based studies have documented behavioral health disturbances following terrorist attacks, a number of mental health service utilization analyses present conflicting conclusions...
  87. ncbi Television watching and the risk of incident probable posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective evaluation
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:41-7. 2007
    ..4-fold increased risk of new-onset probable PTSD (p=0.004). Exposure to television coverage of the September 11 anniversary was associated with new-onset probable PTSD among a cohort of New Yorkers with no probable PTSD at baseline...
  88. ncbi The human capacity to thrive in the face of potential trauma
    George A Bonanno
    Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W 120th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Pediatrics 121:369-75. 2008
    ..Given the growing evidence that resilience is common, psychotherapeutic treatment should be reserved for those in genuine need...
  89. ncbi Psychological and health problems in a geographically proximate population time-sampled continuously for three months after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist incidents
    Julian D Ford
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Trauma Response, Recovery, and Preparedness, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:129-46. 2007
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  90. ncbi Reactions of senior citizens to 9/11: exploration and practice guidelines for social workers
    Kathleen Monahan
    Family Violence Education and Research Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8231, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 45:33-47. 2007
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  91. ncbi Impact of conjoined exposure to the World Trade Center attacks and to other traumatic events on the behavioral problems of preschool children
    Claude M Chemtob
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Campus Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:126-33. 2008
    ..To examine the long-term behavioral consequences of exposure to the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks in preschool children and to evaluate whether conjoined exposure to disaster and to other traumatic events has additive effects...
  92. doi Witnessing horror at the World Trade Center
    Kevin V Kelly
    Am J Psychiatry 165:261-2; author reply 262. 2008
  93. ncbi Probable cigarette dependence, PTSD, and depression after an urban disaster: results from a population survey of New York City residents 4 months after September 11, 2001
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    Psychiatry 68:299-310. 2005
    ..3% vs. 13.3%, p = 0.027). This study showed the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with increased cigarette use and the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with probable PTSD and depression after September 11...
  94. ncbi The impact of pretrauma analogue GAD and posttraumatic emotional reactivity following exposure to the September 11 terrorist attacks: a longitudinal study
    Frank J Farach
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Ther 39:262-76. 2008
    ..Avoidance of emotions 4 months after 9/11 also mediated the relation between preattack analogue GAD and posttraumatic stress symptoms 12 months after 9/11...
  95. ncbi Confirmatory factor analysis of the PTSD Checklist and the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale in disaster workers exposed to the World Trade Center Ground Zero
    Patrick A Palmieri
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress and Department of Psychiatry, St Thomas Hospital, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:329-41. 2007
    ..Patterns of correlations with external variables provided additional support for the dysphoria model. Implications regarding the underlying structure of PTSD are discussed...
  96. ncbi New York City young adults' psychological reactions to 9/11: findings from the Reach for Health longitudinal study
    Gail Agronick
    Education Development Center, Inc, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 39:79-90. 2007
    ..Greater exposure is related to distress among those who, during high school, reported lower distress, as well as among those who reported prior greater distress...
  97. ncbi Use of clients' self-reports to monitor Project Liberty clinicians' fidelity to a cognitive-behavioral intervention
    Susan M Essock
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1230, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1320-3. 2006
    ..This study examined outcomes associated with clinicians' fidelity to key elements of a cognitive-behavioral treatment intervention developed for Project Liberty's enhanced services counseling program...
  98. ncbi Clients' satisfaction with Project Liberty counseling services
    Carlos T Jackson
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1316-9. 2006
    ..Satisfaction with 11 aspects of service quality and four domains of effectiveness was assessed for counseling services offered through Project Liberty after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center...
  99. ncbi Did Project Liberty displace community-based medicaid services in New York?
    Carla Gomes
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1309-12. 2006
    ..This study analyzed how the introduction of Project Liberty services after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks affected agencies' provision of community-based Medicaid mental health services in the New York metropolitan area...
  100. pmc Predictors of PTSD and delayed PTSD after disaster: the impact of exposure and psychosocial resources
    Richard E Adams
    School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:485-93. 2006
    ..In contrast, remitted cases experienced fewer negative life events and had an increase in self-esteem. We discuss these findings in light of the psychosocial context associated with community disasters and traumatic stress exposures...
  101. pmc Worker productivity and outpatient service use after the September 11th attacks: results from the New York City terrorism outcome study
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Center for Health Research, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822 3003, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:670-82. 2006
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Research Grants62

  1. Mental Health Services in NY after WTC Disaster
    Joseph Boscarino; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. 9/11: Persistent Mental Health Impact on WTC Survivors
    Carol North; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..studies could not adequately prepare the nation to address the mental health consequences of the September 11 terrorist attacks, although research including the Oklahoma City bombing study provided valuable information to guide ..
  3. Psychoeducation for HCV and Alcohol Behaviors
    Carol S North; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..HCV-PERF has the potential for major positive impact on the HCV population to save lives, reduce costs, and improve medical outcomes. ..
  4. Mental Health Consequences of Bioterrorism
    Carol North; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. HOMELESS DRUG ABUSE--SERVICE USE, COSTS, CONSEQUENCES
    Carol North; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Structural characteristics (organizational, management, and financing) data will be collected from service agencies at baseline to examine their impact on service use. ..
  6. EVALUATING SUPERVISED HAART IN LATE STAGE HIV IN IDUS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., n=2000 for final cohort). We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  8. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  9. Creating a Collaborative Field Research Organization
    Claude Chemtob; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Improving Metabolic Control in Diabetic Young Children
    Claude Chemtob; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  12. ICUH - 4th Annual Conference
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  13. 7th International Conference on Urban Health
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In particular, the environmental health impacts urbanization and urban areas affect a growing proportion of the world's population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Prevalence/Correlates: Psychological Impact of WTC
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  15. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Cognitive and Emotional Mechanisms in Chronic Grief
    George Bonanno; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., attentional preoccupation with social-moral rejection);and an exacerbation of their deficits in emotion regulation when they are primed with the representation of the deceased spouse. ..
  17. Changes in Substance Abuse Patterns Following the Terrorist Attacks of September
    Charles DiMaggio; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Behavioral Health Effects of September 11th, 2001
    Charles DiMaggio; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. BIOMARKERS OF GENETIC DAMAGE AND ANTIOXIDANT
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Once validated in this model population, these biomarkers would also have applicability in evaluating interventions in occupational cohorts and other populations highly exposed to carcinogens. ..
  20. VULNERABILITY OF THE FETUS/INFANT TO PAH, PM2.5 AND ETS.
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  21. Research Education in Disaster Mental Health
    Fran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These include criterion based evaluations, consumer surveys, and quasi-experimental designs, among other approaches. ..
  22. Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare Workers
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing home health care workers and allow us to focus our risk management energies and resources appropriately. ..
  23. Toward Developing Postdisaster Community Interventions
    Fran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Proposed products include integrative reviews of the literature and a preliminary program model and research design. ..
  24. Violence and Mental Health: Children of First Responders
    Christina W Hoven; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. COMMUNITY PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS FOR URBAN DEMOLITION
    Mark Farfel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. Virtual Reality Treatment of PTSD and Substance Abuse
    JoAnn Difede; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project will focus on the use of the configurable virtual reality environments in the treatment of chronic PTSD following the World Trade Center (WTC) attack of September 11, 2001. ..
  27. Sensitization of the human stress response by trauma
    Barbara Ganzel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Outcomes of this investigation include indicators of depression, anxiety, and drug/alcohol use, and will have relevance to the prediction and prevention of mental disorder and substance abuse. ..
  28. BBP EXPOSURE AND RISK FACTORS IN NON-HOSPITAL BASED HCWS
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing non-hospital HCWs and allow us to focus our energies and resources appropriately. ..
  29. Innovative HCW Training: Infectious Disease Risk
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this study may have important implications for effective health and safety training for nurses. ..
  30. THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF DISASTER RECOVERY
    Fran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The research team combines expertise in trauma, Latino culture, and Mexican society. Collaborative relationships between the applicant organization and researchers in Mexico have been established. ..
  31. Macro Level Stressors, Terrorism, and Drinking Outcomes
    Judith A Richman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More specifically, the study will demonstrate the ways in which macro social stressors lead to deleterious drinking outcomes, and factors important for interventions and prevention. ..
  32. BLOODBORNE EXPOSURE MANAGEMENT
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study will identify barriers to appropriate implementation of the Guidelines and allow us to focus our energies and resources on specific improvements in order to minimize the risk of infection to exposed employees. ..
  33. Dissociation: HPA Axis and Cognition
    Daphne Simeon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..At the conclusion of the study, the three groups will be compared with respect to HPA axis function, cognition, childhood/lifetime trauma, symptomatology, and their interrelations. ..
  34. Harassment, Cumulative Adversity and Drinking Outcomes
    JUDITH RICHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. TREATMENT AND CLINICAL COURSE OF COMPLEX PTSD
    Julian Ford; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  36. Long term effects of trauma on amygdala and HPA activity
    Barbara Ganzel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is hypothesized that children and adults who have been exposed to trauma will show hyperactivity in the CRF system (amygdala activity) and hypoactivity in the HPA system (cortisol response). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. WTC Impact, Familial Transmission and Child PTSD
    Christina Hoven; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  38. TEMPERAMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL RISK--AN ECOLOGICAL MODEL
    Liliana Lengua; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will also identify predictors of resilience and positive adjustment in response to stress or risk. ..
  39. Impact of Trauma of Terroist Attack on Bipolar Patients
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Ecological Approaches to Understanding Post-Disaster Distress
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Key hypotheses will be tested using multi-level hierarchical models and ecologic analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Translational Research on Extinction and PTSD
    Barbara Rothbaum; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Currently, no such interventions with proven efficacy exist. ..
  42. MEMORY DISTORTION IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    ANDREW BUDSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The research conducted will advance our understanding of memory and its distortions in patients with AD, and may provide insights into encoding and retrieval in healthy individuals. ..
  43. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EXERTION, STRESS, AND PRETERM DELIVERY
    David Savitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. DAILY SELF-REPORTED DRINKING--LONGITUDINAL PATTERNS
    M Perrine; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data generated from this research should provide particularly useful insights into the evolution and fluctuations of symptomatology in a heavy drinking, nontreatment sample. ..
  45. MULTIDISCIPLINARY METHODS FOR CLINICAL AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
    Rosemarie Bowler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Genetic damage in the sperm and blood of workers exposed to benzene
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Lastly, this study is one of the first to investigate the relative sensitivities of sperm and blood cells to chromosomal defects induced by benzene. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. Dopamine function in social phobia & related conditions
    Franklin Schneier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Better understanding of the neurocircuitry associated with GSP holds promise for improving diagnosis and treatment strategies. ..
  48. Coping with the Threat of Terror
    Brett Litz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our results will provide tools to study the way people cope with unprecedented worries about future terror, which will greatly enhance the public health response to terror. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Hypoxic Regulation of Nitric Oxide Synthesis
    CYNTHIA OTTO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will also reinforce the importance of culture conditions on the translation of in vitro NO studies to in vivo hypoxia and inflammation. ..
  50. Cognitive Enhancer May Facilitate Behavioral Exposure
    Barbara O Rothbaum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. White Matter Integrity in Familial Schizophrenia
    Lynn DeLisi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since this hypothesis has not been tested specifically in this way and is speculative, but if correct, may have a great impact on future research, we are using the R21 exploratory mechanism. ..
  52. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  53. Skills Training /Exposure in Childhood Abuse PTSD
    Marylene Cloitre; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also assess the feasibility of each treatment as measured by dropout rates and the presence of adverse effects as measured by symptom worsening over the course of treatment. ..
  54. EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES OF ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS
    Deborah Hasin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If received, the ISA will enable Dr. Hasin to focus on her research, on developing new skills and knowledge, and contributing to an understanding of alcohol use disorders. ..
  55. PBDEs, DDT and Neurodevelopment in School-Aged Mexican-American Children
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  56. Improving Outcomes in Pharmacotherapy of Social Phobia
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It thus directly addresses a critical public health issue that adversely affects a substantial proportion of the population. ..
  57. Reducing Unsafe Drinking in HIV Primary Care
    Deborah Hasin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Stress, Distress Intolerance, and Drug Dependence
    Michael Otto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  60. A Web-Based Intervention, "E-HTN", Improves Blood Pressure Control
    William Gerin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Mark H Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study addresses an important public health issue by assessing an intervention that may lead to a more efficient and effective application of empirically based psychosocial interventions for the treatment of SAD. ..