adult children


Summary: Children who have reached maturity or the legal age of majority.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Timing is everything: the experience of parental cancer for young adult daughters--a pilot study
    Jenny Puterman
    Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:103-21. 2008
  2. ncbi Caring for an adult child with cognitive disabilities: meeting the dual needs of an adult and child
    Sana Loue
    Center for Minority Public Health, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Care Manag J 7:191-8. 2006
  3. ncbi The empowerment of older mothers and daughters: rehabilitation strategies following a hip fracture
    Celeste Shawler
    University of Louisville School of Nursing, Kentucky, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:371-7. 2006
  4. ncbi Making choices: a within-family study of caregiver selection
    Karl Pillemer
    Department of Human Development, MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Gerontologist 46:439-48. 2006
  5. ncbi Schizophrenia and violent crime: the experience of parents
    Annika Nordström
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Sciences, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:57-67. 2006
  6. ncbi Cognitive function in adult offspring of women with Type 1 diabetes
    T D Clausen
    Department of Obstetrics, Center for Pregnant Women with Diabetes, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabet Med 28:838-44. 2011
  7. ncbi Value transmissions between fathers, mothers, and adolescent and emerging adult children: the role of the family climate
    Annette M C Roest
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 23:146-55. 2009
  8. pmc Daily stress and cortisol patterns in parents of adult children with a serious mental illness
    Erin T Barker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    Health Psychol 31:130-4. 2012
  9. pmc Description of the Framingham Heart Study data for Genetic Analysis Workshop 13
    L Adrienne Cupples
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S2. 2003
  10. pmc Concern as motivation for protection: an investigation of mothers' concern about daughters' breast cancer risk
    Lindsay Neuberger
    Department of Communication, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Health Commun 16:1055-71. 2011

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Publications223 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Timing is everything: the experience of parental cancer for young adult daughters--a pilot study
    Jenny Puterman
    Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:103-21. 2008
  2. ncbi Caring for an adult child with cognitive disabilities: meeting the dual needs of an adult and child
    Sana Loue
    Center for Minority Public Health, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Care Manag J 7:191-8. 2006
    ..We provide various alternatives for the management of these issues...
  3. ncbi The empowerment of older mothers and daughters: rehabilitation strategies following a hip fracture
    Celeste Shawler
    University of Louisville School of Nursing, Kentucky, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:371-7. 2006
    ..In this article, the process of empowerment is described. Recommendations are made to improve the lives of older women and their daughters during and after a hip fracture...
  4. ncbi Making choices: a within-family study of caregiver selection
    Karl Pillemer
    Department of Human Development, MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Gerontologist 46:439-48. 2006
    ..This article reports on a within-family study to identify factors that lead mothers to expect that a particular child will serve in the role of primary caregiver...
  5. ncbi Schizophrenia and violent crime: the experience of parents
    Annika Nordström
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Sciences, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:57-67. 2006
    ..The findings emphasize that psychiatric health care professionals must take the initiative and responsibility for information, education and support of family members...
  6. ncbi Cognitive function in adult offspring of women with Type 1 diabetes
    T D Clausen
    Department of Obstetrics, Center for Pregnant Women with Diabetes, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabet Med 28:838-44. 2011
    ..Maternal diabetes may affect offspring cognitive function. The objective of the study was to evaluate cognitive function and potential predictors hereof in adult offspring of women with Type 1 diabetes...
  7. ncbi Value transmissions between fathers, mothers, and adolescent and emerging adult children: the role of the family climate
    Annette M C Roest
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 23:146-55. 2009
    ..Late adolescents and emerging adults also serve to socialize their parents and parents socialize each other...
  8. pmc Daily stress and cortisol patterns in parents of adult children with a serious mental illness
    Erin T Barker
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
    Health Psychol 31:130-4. 2012
    ..The goal of the current study was to examine whether parenting an adult child with a serious mental illness (SMI) has a physiological impact on parents...
  9. pmc Description of the Framingham Heart Study data for Genetic Analysis Workshop 13
    L Adrienne Cupples
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S2. 2003
  10. pmc Concern as motivation for protection: an investigation of mothers' concern about daughters' breast cancer risk
    Lindsay Neuberger
    Department of Communication, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Health Commun 16:1055-71. 2011
    ..The authors discuss implications for incorporating mothers' concerns into breast cancer prevention messages as a novel strategy for campaign designers...
  11. ncbi A dimensional analysis of caregiver burden among spouses and adult children
    Marie Y Savundranayagam
    Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Gerontologist 51:321-31. 2011
    ..The study aims were to assess (a) whether the dimensions of burden were the same for caregiving spouses and adult children, (b) the role of assisting with problem behaviors (PBs) and activities of daily living (ADLs) on each ..
  12. ncbi Nursing home placement of older parents: an exploration of adult children's role and responsibilities
    Szu Yao Wang
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane Campus McAuley at Banyo, QLD, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 37:197-203. 2011
    ..It aimed to investigate how the roles and responsibilities of adult children of nursing home residents are changing...
  13. ncbi Does informal care from adult children reduce nursing home admissions for the elderly?
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Inquiry 39:279-97. 2002
    ..This paper jointly models the receipt of regular help from adult children and subsequent nursing home care, using data from the Study of Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (..
  14. ncbi The experience of high levels of grief in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, 308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Death Stud 32:495-523. 2008
    ..The purpose of this multimethod study is to describe the lived experience of 44 spouses and adult children who are caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) and scored high on the ..
  15. ncbi The role of minor and adult children in the adjustment of women living with HIV
    Charles W Mueller
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii, Gartley Hall 110, 2430 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1169-75. 2009
    ..and confidence in regulating social burden and reported experiencing less social burden than women with adult children only...
  16. ncbi "They don't want to hear us": Hispanic elders and adult children speak about end-of-life planning
    Irene A Gutheil
    Ravazzin Center for Social Work Research in Aging, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, Tarrytown, NY 10591, USA
    J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 2:55-70. 2006
    This study used focus groups to understand Hispanic elders' and adult children's concerns about end-of-life planning. Ten older persons participated in the elders group, and ten adult children in a separate group...
  17. ncbi Informal and formal care for elderly persons: how adult children's characteristics affect the use of formal care in Japan
    Chie Hanaoka
    Graduate School of Economics, Hosei University, 2 15 2, Ichigayatamachi, Shunjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0843, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 67:1002-8. 2008
    Informal care by adult children remains the most common source of caregiving for elderly parents in Japan, even after the introduction of long-term care insurance in 2000...
  18. pmc Empirically derived phenotypic subgroups - qualitative and quantitative trait analyses
    Marsha A Wilcox
    Genetics Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S15. 2003
  19. ncbi Effects of coresidence and caregiving on health of Thai parents of adult children with AIDS
    Jiraporn Kespichayawattana
    Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:217-24. 2003
    ..To explore potential effects on the health of older parents living with and caring for people infected with HIV...
  20. pmc Multilevel modeling for the analysis of longitudinal blood pressure data in the Framingham Heart Study pedigrees
    Laurent Briollais
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
    BMC Genet 4:S19. 2003
    ..The data arising from a longitudinal familial study have a complex correlation structure that cannot be modeled using classical methods for the analysis of familial data at a single time point...
  21. pmc Parents who quit smoking and their adult children's smoking cessation: a 20-year follow-up study
    Jonathan B Bricker
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Addiction 104:1036-42. 2009
    Extending our earlier findings from a longitudinal cohort study, this study examines parents' early and late smoking cessation as predictors of their young adult children's smoking cessation.
  22. pmc Genetic Analysis Workshop 13: simulated longitudinal data on families for a system of oligogenic traits
    E Warwick Daw
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S3. 2003
  23. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of longitudinal phenotypes using sigma2A random effects (SSARs) fitted by Gibbs sampling
    Lyle J Palmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S12. 2003
    ..We have now demonstrated in this paper the use of SSARs in the context of longitudinal family data...
  24. pmc The genetics of cross-sectional and longitudinal body mass index
    Lisa Strug
    University of Toronto, Public Health Sciences, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Genet 4:S14. 2003
    ..77 at GATA8A05. Our analysis shows how omitting the decline phase of BMI in the definition of obesity phenotypes can result in evidence for linkage which might have been otherwise overlooked...
  25. pmc Search for genetic factors predisposing to atherogenic dyslipidemia
    Agustin G Yip
    Genetics Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S100. 2003
    ..Here we report the results of a whole-genome screen for AD using the Framingham Heart Study population...
  26. pmc Discussions by elders and adult children about end-of-life preparation and preferences
    Anne P Glass
    Institute of Gerontology, College of Public Health, University of Georgia Institute of Gerontology, 255 East Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A08. 2008
    ..Despite this discrepancy, elders and their adult children often do not discuss end-of-life preferences...
  27. pmc Genetic analyses of longitudinal phenotype data: a comparison of univariate methods and a multivariate approach
    Qiong Yang
    Departments of Biostatistics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S29. 2003
    ..A variance components model (SOLAR) was employed in the univariate approaches. A mixed regression model with polynomials was employed in the multivariate approach and implemented in SAS/IML...
  28. pmc The health and well-being of black mothers who care for their adult children with schizophrenia
    Sandy M Magaña
    Department of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:711-3. 2004
    ..Both groups of women had similar mental health status. However, the mothers who were providing care for their adult children with mental illness had higher rates of chronic health conditions, such as high blood pressure, arthritis, and ..
  29. pmc Longitudinal variance components models for systolic blood pressure, fitted using Gibbs sampling
    Katrina J Scurrah
    Institute of Genetics and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road, Leicester, LE1 6TP, United Kingdom
    BMC Genet 4:S25. 2003
    ..The first-stage analysis provided evidence for general genetic effects on both the baseline and slope of blood pressure, and the linkage analysis found evidence of several genes, again for both baseline and slope...
  30. pmc Longitudinal variance-components analysis of the Framingham Heart Study data
    Stuart Macgregor
    Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Unit, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Hospital, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    BMC Genet 4:S22. 2003
    ..The traits of interest were BMI, HDLC, total cholesterol, and height. The longitudinal method allowed the characterization of the change in QTL effects with aging. A QTL affecting BMI was shown to act mainly at early ages...
  31. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of systolic blood pressure: a comparison of two approaches to phenotype definition
    Susan L Slager
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S13. 2003
    ..For each approach, multipoint linkage analysis was performed using the residuals and the SOLAR computer program. Our results show little difference between the methods based on the LOD scores...
  32. pmc An autosome-wide search using longitudinal data for loci linked to type 2 diabetes progression
    Gyungah Jun
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S8. 2003
    ..1-24.13 (p = 2.94 x 10(-6)), 9p24.1-21.3 (p = 7 x 10(-7)), and 18p11.31-q22.1 (p < 10(-11)). The evidence for linkage on chromosomes 8 and 18 was consistent for the subset of study participants aged 43 through 55 years...
  33. pmc Multiple imputation methods for longitudinal blood pressure measurements from the Framingham Heart Study
    Terri Kang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S43. 2003
    ..This suggests that if missingness patterns are correlated within families, then imputation methods that do not allow this correlation can yield biased results...
  34. pmc Multivariate sib-pair linkage analysis of longitudinal phenotypes by three step-wise analysis approaches
    Zheng Guo
    Department of Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
    BMC Genet 4:S68. 2003
  35. pmc Imputation methods for missing data for polygenic models
    Brooke Fridley
    Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S42. 2003
    ..Thus, we recommend the Gibbs sampler for imputation purposes because of the ease with which it can be extended to more complicated models, the consistency of the results, and the accountability of the variation due to imputation...
  36. pmc Genetic linkage analysis of longitudinal hypertension phenotypes using three summary measures
    Shaoqi Rao
    Center for Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S24. 2003
    ..Alternatively, we may consider using univariate transformation for linkage analysis of longitudinal repeated measures...
  37. ncbi Long-term outcome in children of patients after stroke
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 39:703-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the long-term effects on children of parental stroke, with respect to care-giving tasks, children's behavioural problems and stress, and to study the relationship between stress and child, patient and partner characteristics...
  38. ncbi Schizophrenia: problems of separation in families
    Johannes Jungbauer
    University of Applied Sciences KFH NW, Aachen, Germany
    J Adv Nurs 47:605-13. 2004
    ..In the past, family relationships of people with schizophrenia have mainly been investigated from a clinical viewpoint. The perspective of family development has generally been overlooked in this area of research...
  39. ncbi The economic consequences for parents of losing an adult child to AIDS: evidence from Thailand
    John Knodel
    Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, P O Box 1248, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:987-1001. 2004
    ..Programs are needed to address the plight of AIDS parents but should target those who are most susceptible to resulting economic hardship...
  40. pmc The influence of parents' marital quality on adult children's attitudes toward marriage and its alternatives: main and moderating effects
    Mick Cunningham
    Department of Sociology, Western Washington University, 532 Arntzen Hall, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 9081, USA
    Demography 43:659-72. 2006
    Drawing on a panel study of parents and children, we investigate linkages between parents' marital quality and adult children's attitudes toward a range of family issues, including premarital sex, cohabitation, lifelong singlehood, and ..
  41. ncbi Mother-adult daughter relationships within dementia care: a critical analysis
    Catherine Ward-Griffin
    University of Western Ontario, London
    J Fam Nurs 13:13-32. 2007
    ..Moreover, study findings highlight a number of implications for practice, policy, and research necessary to support individuals with dementia and their families...
  42. ncbi HIV-related traumatic stress symptoms in AIDS caregiving family dyads
    R G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    AIDS Care 19:901-9. 2007
    ..Caregiving mothers and wives may feel traumatized 'courtesy' of their loved one's HIV infection, the caregiving scenario, or the resultant caregiving stress...
  43. ncbi When the old care for the older: one elderly caregiver's story
    Marcie Barnette
    Caring 23:6-9. 2004
  44. pmc Genome-wide screen for heavy alcohol consumption
    Diego F Wyszynski
    Genetics Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S106. 2003
  45. ncbi Impact of patient confidentiality on carers of people who have a mental disorder
    Dianne Wynaden
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:166-71. 2005
    ..A greater carer involvement in and understanding of the ill family member's illness will facilitate better treatment outcomes in the community for the ill family member...
  46. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of the tracking of systolic blood pressure using a mixed model
    Tao Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Rammelkamp Center for Education and Research, MethoHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S88. 2003
    ..In this analysis, we used the Framingham data to investigate whether there are some genes responsible for this phenomenon...
  47. ncbi Intergenerational coresidence of older adults in Japan: conditions for cultural plasticity
    Emiko Takagi
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S330-9. 2007
    This study investigated individual-level conditions and prefecture-level contextual factors that enable and/or restrict intergenerational coresidence arrangements between older parents and adult children.
  48. ncbi The transition to caregiving: the experience of family members embarking on the dementia caregiving career
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, University Memory and Aging Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 47:3-29. 2006
  49. pmc When parents matter to their adult children: filial reliance associated with parents' depressive symptoms
    Amy L Byers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, Payne Whitney Westchester, 21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P33-40. 2008
    ..In this study we examined whether adult children's reports of having relied upon parents for instrumental and expressive support are associated with parents' ..
  50. ncbi Between control and freedom in the care for persons with Prader-Willi syndrome: an analysis of preferred interventions by caregivers
    Rob H van Hooren
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Healthcare Ethics and Philosophy, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:223-31. 2006
    ..The present study examined caregivers' preferences for intervention strategies in dealing with the dilemma of respecting autonomy of intellectually disabled persons versus providing high-quality care...
  51. ncbi Perceptions of filial piety among Taiwanese university students
    Hsiu Hsin Tsai
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 63:284-90. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to explore the perceptions of filial piety among university students in Taiwan...
  52. ncbi Effects of acculturation and social exchange on the expectations of filial piety among Hispanic/Latino parents of adult children
    Hsueh Fen S Kao
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    Nurs Health Sci 7:226-34. 2005
    ..on the expectations of filial piety (values and beliefs about parents' care) among Hispanic/Latino parents of adult children. A convenience sample of 318 Hispanics/Latinos with adult children was assembled in Texas and North Carolina, ..
  53. ncbi Social-economic context of parent care: explaining Chinese caregivers' psychological and emotional well-being
    Heying Jenny Zhan
    Department of Sociology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30303, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 45:83-100. 2005
    ..The lack of financial and social stability may have deleterious effect for current caregivers in the future when they grow older and have to be cared for by their one-child generation children...
  54. ncbi Anticipatory grief and psychological adjustment to grieving in middle-aged children
    Sharon Hines Smith
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Social Work, Camden, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 22:283-6. 2005
    This study examines the effect of anticipatory grief on personal adjustment in middle-aged adult children following the death of their last surviving elderly parent...
  55. ncbi Mediators and moderators of parental alcoholism effects on offspring self-esteem
    Sripriya Rangarajan
    Utah Valley University, FA 721, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:481-91. 2008
    ..1. Attachment. New York: Basic Books) in explaining parental alcoholism effects on self-esteem and (iv) to address some of the methodological limitations identified in past research on adult children of alcoholics (ACOA).
  56. ncbi Association of parental heart failure with risk of heart failure in offspring
    Douglas S Lee
    Framingham Heart Study of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Framingham, Mass, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:138-47. 2006
    ..The association between heart failure in parents and the prevalence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction and the risk of heart failure in their offspring has not been investigated in a community-based setting...
  57. ncbi Predictors of emotional strain among spouse and adult child caregivers
    Suk Young Kang
    School of Social Work, College of Public Programs, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1802, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 47:107-31. 2006
    ..Ways in which predictors of emotional strain can be used to design effective and efficient social work interventions are discussed...
  58. ncbi Families in a state of flux: the experience of grandparents in autism spectrum disorder
    J K Margetts
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 32:565-74. 2006
    ..This study sets out to examine the grandparents' own perspective in an exploratory way using a qualitative approach to answer the question, 'What is the experience like?'..
  59. ncbi Psychosocial impact of parental cancer in adulthood: a conceptual and empirical review
    Catherine E Mosher
    Department of Psychology, Social Sciences 369, University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:365-82. 2005
    ..Overall, studies have shown that a sizable minority of adult children of cancer patients experience psychological distress in terms of anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress ..
  60. ncbi Grief experiences of parents whose children suffer from mental illness
    Julia Godress
    Australian National University Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:88-94. 2005
    To examine the grief experience of parents of adult children with a mental illness and its relationship to parental health and well-being and parent child attachment and affective relationship.
  61. ncbi Existential plight of adult daughters following their mother's breast cancer diagnosis
    Victoria H Raveis
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychooncology 14:49-60. 2005
    ..Clinicians need to appreciate the extent to which daughters can be impacted by their mother's cancer experience...
  62. ncbi Interpersonal mediators in the intergenerational transmission of marital dysfunction
    Lisa B Story
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:519-29. 2004
    ..Demographic variables did not operate as mediators. Negative interpersonal processes appear to be a vehicle by which experiences in the family of origin are carried forward into the next generation of relationships...
  63. ncbi The elderly and AIDS: coping with the impact of adult death in Tanzania
    Julia Dayton
    Soc Sci Med 59:2161-72. 2004
  64. ncbi Parent care and the stress process: findings from panel data
    Anna A Amirkhanyan
    Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public Affairs, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S248-55. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test with panel data an extended model of the stress process recognizing the separate effects of a parent's need for care and an adult child's caring activities...
  65. ncbi Filial piety and psychological well-being in well older Chinese
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P262-9. 2006
    ..There was no evidence that a child's overdoing his or her filial role was detrimental to the parents' well-being among the Chinese individuals in this study...
  66. ncbi Cognitively impaired elderly and their adult children
    Sana Loue
    School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Care Manag J 5:229-33. 2004
    ..b>Adult children may be required to assume caregiving responsibilities and may experience feelings of loss, as well as ..
  67. pmc Quantitative trait linkage analysis of longitudinal change in body weight
    Astrid Golla
    Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Informatik und Epidemiologie, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    BMC Genet 4:S7. 2003
    ..We conclude that the chromosome 8 region may harbor a gene acting on long-term body weight regulation, thereby contributing to the development of the metabolic syndrome...
  68. ncbi Enmeshed lives: adult children with developmental disabilities and their aging mothers
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Initiatives on Aging, Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts 02459, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:851-7. 2003
    This article uses equity theory to examine the ways in which aging mothers and their adult children with developmental disabilities support each other and the effects that this exchange has on the caregiving satisfaction and burden of the ..
  69. pmc Comparison of Haseman-Elston regression analyses using single, summary, and longitudinal measures of systolic blood pressure
    Lucia Mirea
    Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    BMC Genet 4:S23. 2003
  70. pmc Age-stratified QTL genome scan analyses for anthropometric measures
    Stephanie R Beck
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S31. 2003
  71. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis using cross-sectional and longitudinal traits for body mass index in a subsample of the Framingham Heart Study
    Xiaohui Li
    Division of Medical Genetics, Medical Genetics Birth Defects Center, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles California, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S35. 2003
    ..There may be a QTL on chromosome 16 that contributes to BMI and this locus, and maybe others, is more likely to affect BMI during early adulthood...
  72. pmc Variance components linkage analysis for adjusted systolic blood pressure in the Framingham Heart Study
    Martyn C Byng
    Division of Genetics and Development, Guy s, King s and St, Thomas School of Medicine, 8th Floor, Guy s Tower, Guy s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    BMC Genet 4:S4. 2003
    ..Evidence for linkage to chromosome 8p was detected with all phenotypes except the uncorrected maximum SBP, suggesting this region harbors a gene contributing to variation in SBP...
  73. ncbi Intergenerational relationships in young adulthood and their life course, mental health, and personality correlates
    Jay Belsky
    Birkbeck University of London, Families and Social Issues, London, United Kingdom
    J Fam Psychol 17:460-71. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the openness of the parent-child relationship in adulthood to further development...
  74. pmc Lack of reproducibility of linkage results in serially measured blood pressure data
    Sanjay R Patel
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusettes, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S37. 2003
  75. pmc Comparison of the linkage results of two phenotypic constructs from longitudinal data in the Framingham Heart Study: analyses on data measured at three time points and on the average of three measurements
    Rong Cheng
    Columbia Genome Center, Columbia University, 1150 St, Nicholas Avenue, New York, New York, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S20. 2003
    ..The Framingham Heart Study offers a unique opportunity to investigate potential gene x time interaction. We performed linkage analysis on the body mass index (BMI) measured in 1970, 1978, and 1986 for this project...
  76. pmc Stability of exploratory multivariate data modeling in longitudinal data
    Haydar Sengul
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S38. 2003
    ..99 for peak locations; and 0.67< rho <0.93 for peak LOD scores). Furthermore, the regions implicated by linkage analysis with these factor scores have also been observed in other studies, further validating our exploratory modeling...
  77. pmc Linkage analysis of longitudinal data
    Young Ju Suh
    Department of Statistics, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    BMC Genet 4:S27. 2003
    ..Specifically, the proposed model includes a random effect for correlation among sib pairs having one sibling in common, and one for the correlation among siblings from the same parents...
  78. ncbi Parental attitudes towards offspring's return home after psychiatric hospitalization
    A Rimmerman
    Richard Crossman Chair of Social Welfare and Social Planning, IBM Building Rooms 694 695, Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Israel 31905
    Int J Rehabil Res 26:61-5. 2003
  79. ncbi Managing uncertainty in life after stroke: a qualitative study of the experiences of established and new informal carers in the first 3 months after discharge
    Nan Greenwood
    St George s University of London and Kingston University, London SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1122-33. 2009
    ..Despite an awareness that the experiences of these carers change over time, there is a dearth of qualitative studies investigating carers' experiences over time...
  80. ncbi The influence of autonomy and paternalism on communicative behaviors in mother-daughter relationships prior to dependency
    L L Pecchioni
    Department of Speech Communication, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803 3923, USA
    Health Commun 12:317-38. 2000
    Parents and their adult children rarely have discussions regarding caregiving preferences, especially before the onset of dependency...
  81. ncbi Hard lives, God's help, and struggling through: caregiving in Arkansas Delta
    Linda A Gerdner
    Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:355-74. 2007
    ..e., adult day care, home health services) were used that supported efforts at maintaining the family caregiver role. Findings are discussed within the context of historical and sociopolitical factors of the geographic region...
  82. ncbi Social dominance rank and accessory sex glands in wild adult male house mice born to food-deprived mothers
    D Meikle
    Department of Zoology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Physiol Behav 72:359-64. 2001
    ..These effects may be due to a disruption of the organizational effects of testosterone that occur in neonatal male mice and they are likely to have a strong negative impact on the reproduction of the sons of deprived mothers...
  83. ncbi Effect of parental age at birth on the accumulation of deficits, frailty and survival in older adults
    Ruth E Hubbard
    Dalhousie University and QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Age Ageing 38:380-5. 2009
    ..The effect of parental age on fitness/frailty in late life is unknown. We aimed to investigate the relationships between parental age and frailty and longevity in older adults...
  84. ncbi Factors underlying party size differences between chimpanzees and bonobos: a review and hypotheses for future study
    Takeshi Furuichi
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 50:197-209. 2009
    ..Therefore bonobos, whose habitats had more abundant food and smaller variation in food availability, probably evolved systems that help females stay in mixed parties without incurring large costs from contest and scramble competition...
  85. ncbi Mothers alone and supporting chronically mentally ill adult children: a greater vulnerability to illness
    J R Belcher
    University of Maryland, School of Social Work and Community Planning, Baltimore 21201
    Women Health 14:61-80. 1988
    ..The burden upon mothers who live alone and have to care for chronically mentally ill adult children is the focus of this paper...
  86. ncbi "We had a nice little chat": age and generational differences in mothers' and daughters' descriptions of enjoyable visits
    K L Fingerman
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P95-106. 2000
    ..Mothers in both age groups appeared to be more invested in the relationships than were their daughters. Implications for the strength of the mother-daughter tie are discussed...
  87. ncbi Women's work: volunteer AIDS care giving in northern Thailand
    M Muecke
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98125 7263, USA
    Women Health 33:21-37. 2001
    ..Findings include that among care-givers, parents, overwhelmingly mothers, and wives considered it their place, duty and moral benefit to care for adult children or husbands sick with AIDS.
  88. pmc Prenatal effects of maternal smoking on daughters' smoking: nicotine or testosterone exposure?
    D B Kandel
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1377-83. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to specify the effect of prenatal fetal exposure to maternal cotinine and testosterone on daughters' smoking in adolescence and adulthood...
  89. ncbi Adult daughters and aging mothers: the role of guilt in the experience of caregiver burden
    Judith G Gonyea
    Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:559-67. 2008
    ..The challenge for clinicians is to help guilt-ridden caregivers revise their evaluative standards and engage in self-forgiveness and self-acceptance...
  90. ncbi Turnings and adaptations in resilient daughters of battered women
    J C Humphreys
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 33:245-51. 2001
    ..To examine the major life-turning points and adaptations of adult daughters of battered women, as a means of describing the dynamic of resilience in daughters of battered women...
  91. ncbi Daughters of cardiac patients: the process of caregiving
    Donna Michelle Gage-Rancoeur
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 35:90-105. 2003
    ..Nurses should also be sensitive to families' opinions and traditions regarding caregiving...
  92. ncbi Daughters as caregivers of aging parents: the shattering myth
    Pnina Ron
    School of Social Work, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:135-53. 2009
    ..Findings show that of the mediating variables in the model, family support and male gender role orientation moderate the intensity of the stresses experienced by the daughter in her role as caregiver...
  93. ncbi Attachment bonds between adult daughters and their older mothers: associations with contemporary caregiving
    B D Carpenter
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P257-66. 2001
    ..The potential impact of adult attachment patterns has implications for both family intervention and public policy, given that more families are expected to participate in caregiving in coming decades...
  94. ncbi Maternal psychological distress: adult sons' and daughters' mental health and educational attainment
    Margaret E Ensminger
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1108-15. 2003
    ..The authors examined the relationship of mothers' symptoms of depression and anxiety reported during their offspring's childhood and adolescence on depressive disorder and educational achievement of their adult children.
  95. ncbi Anthropometric and skeletal phenotype in men with idiopathic osteoporosis and their sons is consistent with deficient estrogen action during maturation
    Bruno Lapauw
    Department of Endocrinology and Unit for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4300-8. 2009
    ..Pathophysiology of deficient bone mass acquisition in male idiopathic osteoporosis (IO) remains poorly understood...
  96. pmc "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all": coping with interpersonal tensions in the parent-child relationship during adulthood
    Kira S Birditt
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2321, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:769-78. 2009
    ..This study examined strategies parents and adult children use in reaction to interpersonal tensions and the implications of those strategies for relationship quality...
  97. ncbi Cancer caregivers' quality of life: effects of gender, relationship, and appraisal
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:294-304. 2007
  98. pmc Food-supplementing parents reduces their sons' song repertoire size
    Liana Zanette
    Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2855-60. 2009
    ..Conceivably, the conservation benefits of food-supplementing populations could attenuate over time if fed parents produce offspring of poorer quality than themselves...
  99. pmc The benefits of social capital: close social bonds among female baboons enhance offspring survival
    Joan B Silk
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3099-104. 2009
    ..These results parallel those from human studies, which show that greater social integration is generally associated with reduced mortality and better physical and mental health, particularly for women...
  100. ncbi MECP2 mutation in male patients with non-specific X-linked mental retardation
    A Orrico
    Medical Genetics, Policlinico Le Scotte, Sienna, Italy
    FEBS Lett 481:285-8. 2000
    ..These results indicate that MECP2 mutations are not necessarily lethal in males and that they can be causative of non-specific X-linked mental retardation...
  101. ncbi The role of family caregivers in HIV medication adherence
    K P Beals
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    AIDS Care 18:589-96. 2006
    ..Adherence interventions may maximize their effectiveness if they consider the role of the family caregiver because these data suggest that caregiver attitudes are linked with PLH adherence behaviours...

Research Grants68

  1. Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors
    Celeste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The candidate plans to further examine the significance of inner strength and modifiable health behaviors of older women with hypertension. ..
  2. Unidas por la Vida: Testing a family-based intervention among high-risk Latinas
    Dara H Sorkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Latina Mothers'Coping Processes While Their Young Adult Sons Are Incarcerated
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. In Utero Organochlorine Exposure & Breast Density
    BARBARA COHN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These women have not yet achieved the age of high breast cancer risk. The proposed project is an efficient use of existing resources for a unique 40-year follow-up study. ..
    LENORE SZUCHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Daughters will be asked their opinions of their mothers' advice and also respond to measures of filial respect and obligation. ..
  6. Development and Pilot Testing of the Filial Values Index
    Patricia Jones; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In this study, filial values are defined as beliefs and attitudes regarding obligation and devotion of adult children to their aging parents...
    John Knodel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Sana Loue; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research is critical to inform the later development of an HIV prevention intervention trial to test the efficacy of an intervention that is culture- and gender-sensitive to this high risk population: Latina SMI. ..
  9. Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and Application
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. Caregiver Outcomes Post NH Placement of a Family Member
    JOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Maternal overnutrition and offspring fat mass, metabolic and vascular function.
    Debbie Lawlor; Fiscal Year: 2009
  12. Hospice Intervention for Older Adults With End Stage Renal Disease
    Lewis Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Risk for Depression Stress and Neuroendocrine Function
    AUDREY TYRKA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This R01 proposal will entail a prospective longitudinal investigation of the effects of childhood adversity and maternal mood and anxiety disorders on the development of neuroendocrine dysfunction and psychopathology. ..
  14. Advanced Haplotype Analyses in Coronary Artery Disease
    Andrew Allen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Allen's development into an established independent quantitative research scientist with expertise in both methodology for dissecting genetic factors in complex disease and cardiovascular genetics. ..
  15. Mind-Body Interactions in Management of Type 2 Diabetes
    MARY ANN STEPHENS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Genome-wide association of common alleles with long-term diabetic complications
    Andrew Paterson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Persistence and Desistence in Heavy Drinking and Violence
    Helene R White; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Within a 2-year period, we will be able to make a significant contribution to the scholarly literature and provide data to be used in the development of targeted pre,vention programs. ..
  18. Childhood Determinants of Adolescent / Adult Drug Use
    Judith S Brook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of childhood and adolescent factors that can exacerbate the impact of substance use consequences on later adult functioning would provide additional information necessary for effective treatment efforts. ..
  19. Trajectories of Subjective Well-being and Ethnicity in Old Age
    Jersey Liang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The analytical strategies will include a combination of multi-level analysis, cluster analysis, multinomial logit analysis, and structural equation modeling. ..
  20. Maternal HIV: Intervention to Assist Disclosure to Children
    Debra Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Few interventions, other than for prevention or medication adherence, are available for women living with HIV;this study will evaluate an intervention that will help HIV-positive mothers deal with a serious family issue. ..
  21. Value of Education-Paths to Well Being over Life Course
    Margaret Ensminger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will employ multiple regression, survival analyses, and structural equation modeling for the analyses of these research questions. ..
  22. Scientific Misconduct: Role of the Research Coordinator
    Barbara Habermann; Fiscal Year: 2004
  23. Prophylactic Mastectomy: The Patient Experience
    ANDREA PATENAUDE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Future research may assess utility of this material for women considering PM and for health care providers. Data from the project will inform hypothesis formation for future studies of PM. ..
  24. Child Psychopathology and Risk for Drug Use Disorders
    NAOMI MARMORSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These hypotheses will be examined using survival analyses, odds ratios, logistic regression, and hierarchical linear modeling; the correlated nature of the twin data used in this study will be statistically controlled. ..
  25. Novel approaches in linkage analysis for complex traits
    Mariza de Andrade; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..No new data will be collected for this grant proposal. The application clearly fits the goal of this NHLBI grant program since it will explore new approaches using an existing data set collected through NHLBI support. ..
    SUSAN PICKETT SCHENK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..MANOVA and hierarchical regression analyses will be used to explore whether significant differences occur between the two conditions on the measures, and whether any gains maintained over time. ..
    Lance Bauer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..An analysis of change scores across groups will permit a formal test of the effects of antiviral treatment on neurophysiological status. ..
    Debra Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2002
  29. Roles, Aging & Health among African American Women
    Margaret Ensminger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Little is known about family and social influences on later health. This study will provide knowledge about African American women, an understudied group. ..
  30. Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use Disorders
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the research significance is high because few studies have used contemporary research methods and data to estimate the economic effects of alcohol use and abuse. ..
  31. Hormones, hormone-related genes, and colorectal cancer
    Jennifer Lin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from the proposed study of estrogen and progesterone will enhance our understanding of these lifestyle and genetic factors in relation to colorectal carcinogenesis. ..
  32. Genetics of Cardiac Disease in Centenarian Offspring
    Dellara Terry; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
  34. Nicotine Dependence in Early Adulthood
    Denise B Kandel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings will indicate when, with whom, and how to intervene in order to prevent and reduce progression to nicotine dependence. ..
  35. Substance Dependence/Abuse in the U.S.Population
    Denise Kandel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such questions by and large have not been treated in the epidemiological literature on drug use in the general population, which has focused almost exclusively on frequency measures of drug use. ..
  36. Comprehensive Support for Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers
    JOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed evaluation will provide detailed information on the potential of the ECS to serve as a model intervention for various family caregivers of Alzheimer?s patients in diverse geographic contexts. [unreadable]..
  37. Framingham Obesity Genetics
    Larry Atwood; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Association tests will be repeated to independently confirm that polymorphisms in this gene have an effect on BMI. ..
  38. Parent Care Transitions, Marital Relationships, and Health Outcomes
    Jamila Bookwala; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Childhood Predictors and Consequences of Adult Smoking
    Judith Brook; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Identification of childhood and adolescent factors that can lessen or compensate for the impact of tobacco use on later functioning would provide additional aids for effective prevention and treatment efforts. ..
    Charles Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Research findings on ways such individuals enhance their own mental health will contribute to more cost-effective and more humane methods of providing for the mental health needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. ..
  41. Urban/Rural Disparities in Health and Mortality in China
    Zachary Zimmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Yet, the topic has received only moderate interest in the developing world, particularly among older populations. This program of research is anticipated to fill that gap for China. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Social Inequalities in Depression Across the Lifecourse
    Stephen Buka; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The prospective nature of this study, the comprehensive assessment of parental and childhood variables, and the rigorous measurement of psychiatric disorders in adulthood make this sample uniquely suited to addressing these aims. ..
  43. The Transition to Nicotine Dependence in Adolescence
    Denise Kandel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The study will generate a unique understanding of the natural history, etiology and consequences of nicotine dependence among young people. ..
  44. Wellbeing of Children at Risk: Granparents as Resources
    Merril Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Protective Cognitive Phenotypes in Costa Rica
    Jeremy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ultimately, a greatly enlarged longitudinal/genetic study using this population will identify new phenotypes for molecular genetic studies aimed at identifying genes with genetic protective variants. ..
  46. Relationship between Bio and Psych Correlates of PTSD
    Rachel Yehuda; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Centenarian Offspring and Vascular Disease Resistance
    Dellara Terry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Affectionate Communication as a Mechanism for Responding to Acute Stress
    Kory Floyd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Proposed is that individuals can manage their stress more effectively by drawing on their close relationships, and that this is particularly true for women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Genetics, Genomic Research, and Consent: Attitudes of Pediatric Cancer Survivors
    ANDREA PATENAUDE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Combat Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Among Aging Men
    Kathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, they may provide data useful in planning public health intervention programs which target active service and veteran populations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Psychobiology of PTSD: A Decade of Progress
    Rachel Yehuda; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We also expect the conference to be attractive to educated lay individuals such as consumers, family members, advocates, and members of the press who are interested in tracking the development of knowledge in this area. ..
  52. Neighborhood, Race and Alcohol Use /Abuse Trajectories
    Stephen Buka; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, this study will also support the development of advanced statistical techniques needed to simultaneously estimate school and neighborhood contributions to race/ethnic disparities in alcohol use. ..
  53. Biology of Risk of PTSD in Holocaust Survivor Offspring
    Rachel Yehuda; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The subjects will be further subdivided so that there are 40 in each group with and without PTSD; half of each subgroup will have a current depressive disorder. Thus, we will recruit a total of 20 subjects in each of 12 subgroups. ..
  54. Stress, Coping, and Well-Being of Custodial Grandparents
    Gregory Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Aim 5 is to archive the data for eventual use by other researchers; The findings of this study will inform the development of interventions tailored to assist custodial grandparents and their families. ..
  55. Statistical Genetic Methods for Cancer Gene Studies
    Susan Slager; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Margaret Ensminger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We plan to use logistic regression, survival analysis, structural equation modeling, general estimating equations, hierarchical linear models in our analyses of the longitudinal data that will be collected. ..
  57. Comparative Study of Health Transitions in Later Life
    Zachary Zimmer; Fiscal Year: 2003
  58. Recall and Survivor Bias: Impact on SES-CVD Associations
    Kathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2009
  59. Outcomes of Triaged Family Care in Advanced Cancer
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Overall, this study will examine intervention effects in dyads facing advanced cancer, in conjunction with program dose and patients' baseline risk for distress. ..
  60. Genetics, Endocrinology and PTSD Risk in the Population
    Rachel Yehuda; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The development of models of prevention and treatment of PTSD can only occur following an understanding of individual risk factors and their interactions with event exposure. ..
  61. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's ..
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
    Jeremy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goal of the study is to identify one or more SZ susceptibility genes whose subsequent characterization inmolecular and functional studies will elucidate the pathophysiology and treatment of SZ. ..
  64. Quantitative Analysis Methods for Complex Trait Genetics
    Nancy Saccone; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The candidate has designed a program of coursework and mentoring to accomplish these research and training goals and thereby achieve research independence by the end of the award period...
    Barbara Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    LORENA HAVILL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Overall, this study will test the effectiveness of a family-based program of care in improving clinical outcomes, and test the ability of a model to predict which patients and spouses are at increased risk of poorer quality of life. ..
  68. Genetic Versus Phenotypic Markers of Relapse Risk
    Lance Bauer; Fiscal Year: 2009