friends

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Summary: Persons whom one knows, likes, and trusts.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Better with a buddy: influence of best friends on children's physical activity
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:259-65. 2011
  2. ncbi Binge drinking in African American males from adolescence to young adulthood: the protective influence of religiosity, family connectedness, and close friends' substance use
    Danelle Stevens-Watkins
    School of Professional Psychology, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky 40203, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1435-51. 2010
  3. ncbi Testing links between childhood positive peer relations and externalizing outcomes through a randomized controlled intervention study
    Miranda Witvliet
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:905-15. 2009
  4. ncbi The HIV testing experiences of adolescents in Ndola, Zambia: do families and friends matter?
    J A Denison
    Behavioral and Social Sciences, Family Health International, Arlington, VA 22201, USA
    AIDS Care 20:101-5. 2008
  5. ncbi Drinking by parents, siblings, and friends as predictors of regular alcohol use in adolescents and young adults: a longitudinal twin-family study
    Evelien A P Poelen
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:362-9. 2007
  6. pmc Influence of peers and friends on children's and adolescents' eating and activity behaviors
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Physiol Behav 106:369-78. 2012
  7. ncbi Do peers matter? A review of peer and/or friends' influence on physical activity among American adolescents
    Amanda Fitzgerald
    School of Psychology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    J Adolesc 35:941-58. 2012
  8. ncbi Me and my 400 friends: the anatomy of college students' Facebook networks, their communication patterns, and well-being
    Adriana M Manago
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:369-80. 2012
  9. ncbi How physical activity shapes, and is shaped by, adolescent friendships
    Kayla de la Haye
    University of Adelaide and CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship, South Australia, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:719-28. 2011
  10. ncbi Looking for foes and friends: perceptual and emotional factors when finding a face in the crowd
    Pernilla Juth
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychology Section, Stockholm, Sweden
    Emotion 5:379-95. 2005

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  1. ncbi Better with a buddy: influence of best friends on children's physical activity
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:259-65. 2011
    the purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the physical activity modeling and physical activity actions of best friends are associated with the physical activity of 10- to 11-yr-old children.
  2. ncbi Binge drinking in African American males from adolescence to young adulthood: the protective influence of religiosity, family connectedness, and close friends' substance use
    Danelle Stevens-Watkins
    School of Professional Psychology, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky 40203, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1435-51. 2010
    ..e., adolescent religiosity, family connectedness, and perceived close friends' substance use) to the probability of young adult binge drinking among African American males...
  3. ncbi Testing links between childhood positive peer relations and externalizing outcomes through a randomized controlled intervention study
    Miranda Witvliet
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:905-15. 2009
    ..Children's acceptance by peers, their number of mutual friends, and their proximity to others were assessed annually through peer ratings...
  4. ncbi The HIV testing experiences of adolescents in Ndola, Zambia: do families and friends matter?
    J A Denison
    Behavioral and Social Sciences, Family Health International, Arlington, VA 22201, USA
    AIDS Care 20:101-5. 2008
    This study explored how adolescents involve their families, friends and sex partners when making decisions about seeking HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) and disclosing their HIV-status...
  5. ncbi Drinking by parents, siblings, and friends as predictors of regular alcohol use in adolescents and young adults: a longitudinal twin-family study
    Evelien A P Poelen
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:362-9. 2007
    The aim of this study was to examine whether the drinking habits of parents, siblings, and friends were related to regular drinking in adolescents and young adults, cross-sectionally as well as longitudinally.
  6. pmc Influence of peers and friends on children's and adolescents' eating and activity behaviors
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Physiol Behav 106:369-78. 2012
    ..In this article, we synthesize the empirical literature on the influence of peers and friends on youth's eating and physical activity...
  7. ncbi Do peers matter? A review of peer and/or friends' influence on physical activity among American adolescents
    Amanda Fitzgerald
    School of Psychology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    J Adolesc 35:941-58. 2012
    ..Research demonstrated that peers and friends have an important role to play in the physical activity behavior of adolescents...
  8. ncbi Me and my 400 friends: the anatomy of college students' Facebook networks, their communication patterns, and well-being
    Adriana M Manago
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:369-80. 2012
    ..permanent relations in a geographically mobile world--college students with higher proportions of maintained contacts from the past (primarily high school friends) perceived Facebook as a more useful tool for procuring social support.
  9. ncbi How physical activity shapes, and is shaped by, adolescent friendships
    Kayla de la Haye
    University of Adelaide and CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship, South Australia, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:719-28. 2011
    ..It was hypothesized that similar participation in PA would be a basis for friendship formation, and that friends would also influence behavior...
  10. ncbi Looking for foes and friends: perceptual and emotional factors when finding a face in the crowd
    Pernilla Juth
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychology Section, Stockholm, Sweden
    Emotion 5:379-95. 2005
    ..This angry advantage was most obvious for highly socially anxious individuals when their social fear was experimentally enhanced...
  11. ncbi Illness in travelers visiting friends and relatives: a review of the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network
    Karin Leder
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Centre for Clinical Research Excellence, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1185-93. 2006
    Travelers returning to their country of origin to visit friends and relatives (VFRs) have increased risk of travel-related health problems...
  12. ncbi Stress, social support, and HIV-status disclosure to family and friends among HIV-positive men and women
    Seth C Kalichman
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Behav Med 26:315-32. 2003
    ..Structured interviews assessed HIV-status disclosure to family and friends, perceived stress of disclosure, social support, and depression...
  13. ncbi Social support and experimental pain
    Jennifer L Brown
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:276-83. 2003
    ..The purpose of this experimental study was to supplement and expand on clinical research demonstrating that the provision of social support is associated with lower levels of acute pain...
  14. ncbi A pleasure among friends: how narghile (waterpipe) smoking differs from cigarette smoking in Syria
    F Hammal
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, PO Box 16542, Aleppo, Syria
    Tob Control 17:e3. 2008
    ..Throughout the Eastern Mediterranean region (EMR), tobacco is used primarily in two forms: cigarette smoking and waterpipe (called narghile (nar-GIL-eh) in Syria) smoking...
  15. pmc The distribution of physical activity in an after-school friendship network
    Sabina B Gesell
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of edicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Pediatrics 129:1064-71. 2012
    ..To examine whether a child's friendship network in an afterschool program influences his/her physical activity...
  16. ncbi Systematic review of social network analysis in adolescent cigarette smoking behavior
    Dong Chul Seo
    J Sch Health 82:21-7. 2012
    ..Previous research indicates that peer context is a major causal factor of adolescent smoking behavior. To date, however, little is known about the influence of peer group structure on adolescent smoking behavior...
  17. ncbi Maternal and best friends' influences on meal-skipping behaviours
    Natalie Pearson
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
    Br J Nutr 108:932-8. 2012
    ..The present study examined maternal and best friends' influences on adolescent meal-skipping behaviours...
  18. ncbi Peer influence and selection effects on adolescent smoking
    Myong Hyun Go
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:239-42. 2010
    Studies showing that adolescents are more likely to smoke if they have friends who smoke typically infer that this is the result of peer influence...
  19. pmc The spread of sleep loss influences drug use in adolescent social networks
    Sara C Mednick
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9775. 2010
    ..We find clusters of poor sleep behavior and drug use that extend up to four degrees of separation (to one's friends' friends' friends' friends) in the social network...
  20. pmc In bonobos yawn contagion is higher among kin and friends
    Elisa Demuru
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parma, Italy Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Universita di Pisa, Calci, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e49613. 2012
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  21. pmc "You're dealing with an emotionally charged individual...": an industry perspective on the challenges posed by medical tourists' informal caregiver-companions
    Victoria Casey
    Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, Canada
    Global Health 9:31. 2013
    ..Previous research shows that many medical tourists travel abroad with friends and family members who provide support and assistance...
  22. ncbi Childhood friends who smoke: do they influence adolescents to make smoking transitions?
    Jonathan B Bricker
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Addict Behav 31:889-900. 2006
    This study investigated longitudinally the extent to which childhood friends who smoke influence adolescents' smoking transitions, and compared that influence with that of parents who smoke...
  23. pmc Social network concordance in food choice among spouses, friends, and siblings
    Mark A Pachucki
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2170-7. 2011
    ..We investigated whether eating behaviors were concordant among diverse sets of social ties...
  24. ncbi Relative risks of adolescent and young adult alcohol use: the role of drinking fathers, mothers, siblings, and friends
    Ron H J Scholte
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 33:1-14. 2008
    The present study examined to what extent regular drinking of fathers, mothers, co-twins, siblings, and friends was related to adolescent regular drinking in three age groups: 12-15, 16-20 and 21-15-year olds...
  25. ncbi Friends and physical activity during the transition from primary to secondary school
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:111-7. 2012
    ..The study's purpose was to examine whether friendship factors predict discretionary physical activity after the transition to secondary school...
  26. ncbi Sources and types of social support in youth physical activity
    Susan C Duncan
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Health Psychol 24:3-10. 2005
    ..Results revealed that friends who support and watch youth engage in activities are significantly and positively related to youth physical ..
  27. pmc The spread of alcohol consumption behavior in a large social network
    J Niels Rosenquist
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Boston University School of Medicine, 180 A Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:426-33, W141. 2010
    ..Alcohol consumption has important health-related consequences and numerous biological and social determinants...
  28. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines on how a member of the public can support a person affected by a traumatic event: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:49. 2010
    ..However, few people have the knowledge and skills required to assist. Simple guidelines may help members of the public to offer appropriate support when it is needed...
  29. ncbi Peer effects in adolescent overweight
    Justin G Trogdon
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    J Health Econ 27:1388-99. 2008
    ..from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) and define peer groups using nominated friends within schools...
  30. ncbi HIV disclosure among adults living with HIV
    E Mayfield Arnold
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
    AIDS Care 20:80-92. 2008
    ..Disclosure has been studied within five additional relational contexts: with partners, family members, friends, healthcare professionals and in work settings...
  31. ncbi Social influence and pain response in women and men
    Laura E McClelland
    Department of Psychology, Clemson University, 165 Sirrine Hall, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    J Behav Med 31:413-20. 2008
    ..Results suggest that the presence of a friend can increase pain report to an acute laboratory pain stimulus in women. These findings are consistent with models of social reinforcement in chronic pain syndromes...
  32. pmc Electronic media communication with friends from 2002 to 2006 and links to face-to-face contacts in adolescence: an HBSC study in 31 European and North American countries and regions
    Emmanuel Kuntsche
    Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems, Research Department, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Public Health 54:243-50. 2009
    ..for electronic media communication (EMC) has increased greatly, it is of interest to describe trends in EMC between adolescents and their friends and to investigate whether EMC facilitate or supersede face-to-face contacts among peers.
  33. pmc Reasons for disclosure of HIV status by people living with HIV/AIDS and in HIV care in Uganda: an exploratory study
    Sarah N Ssali
    Department of Gender Studies, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:675-81. 2010
    ..Few have examined disclosure to family, friends, and others...
  34. ncbi Friend's drinking behaviour and adolescent alcohol consumption: the moderating role of friendship characteristics
    Sander M Bot
    Behavioural Science Institute, University of Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, Nijmegen 6500 HE, Netherlands
    Addict Behav 30:929-47. 2005
    b>Friends are presumed to exert a substantial influence on young people's drinking patterns. The current study focused on the effects of the best friend's drinking behaviour on the alcohol consumption of 12-14-year-old adolescents...
  35. pmc Use of vendedores (mobile food vendors), pulgas (flea markets), and vecinos o amigos (neighbors or friends) as alternative sources of food for purchase among Mexican-origin households in Texas border colonias
    Joseph R Sharkey
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:705-10. 2012
    ..alternative sources: vendedores (mobile food vendors), pulgas (flea markets), and vecinos/amigos (neighbors/friends)...
  36. ncbi Social network analysis of childhood and youth physical activity: a systematic review
    Kyle Macdonald-Wallis
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health, and School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
    Am J Prev Med 43:636-42. 2012
    Social network analysis has been used to better understand the influence of friends and peer groups in a wide range of health behaviors...
  37. ncbi Stigma and discrimination towards people with schizophrenia and their family members. A qualitative study with focus groups
    Miguel Angel Gonzalez-Torres
    Dept of Neuroscience, Basque Country University, Bilbao, Spain
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:14-23. 2007
    ..Those experiences can vary significantly depending on the specific social group involved. We have explored such phenomena in our culture with a qualitative technique...
  38. ncbi Best friends and alcohol consumption in adolescence: a within-family analysis
    Evelien A P Poelen
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:163-73. 2007
    Although friends and siblings are considered to be important role models in adolescents' peer contexts, these peer influences on adolescent alcohol consumption over time are seldom examined simultaneously in a within-family design...
  39. ncbi Changes in the influence of parents' and close friends' smoking on adolescent smoking transitions
    Jonathan B Bricker
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Addict Behav 32:740-57. 2007
    This paper examined changes in the influence of parents' and close friends' smoking on smoking transitions occurring over the course of adolescence, using a large (N=6,006) longitudinal study...
  40. pmc Peer influence and nonsuicidal self injury: longitudinal results in community and clinically-referred adolescent samples
    Mitchell J Prinstein
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:669-82. 2010
    ..Adolescents' perceptions of their friends' engagement in self-injurious behavior (including suicidality) and depressed mood also were examined at all three ..
  41. pmc Empathy for the social suffering of friends and strangers recruits distinct patterns of brain activation
    Meghan L Meyer
    Department of Psychology, Peking University, 5 Yiheyuan Road, PR China
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:446-54. 2013
    ..connectivity analyses demonstrated that MPFC and affective pain regions activated in concert during empathy for friends, but not strangers...
  42. ncbi Why do people lose their friends after a stroke?
    Sarah Northcott
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University London, Northampton Square
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:524-34. 2011
    It is well-known that people lose friends after a stroke; what is less well understood is why this occurs.
  43. ncbi Identification and prediction of drinking trajectories in early and mid-adolescence
    Haske van der Vorst
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, Nijmegen 6500 HE, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:329-41. 2009
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  44. ncbi Developmental changes and gender differences in adolescents' perceptions of friendships
    Irene H A De Goede
    Research Centre Adolescent Development, Utrecht University, P O Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 32:1105-23. 2009
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  45. ncbi Children with autism and their friends: a multidimensional study of friendship in high-functioning autism spectrum disorder
    Nirit Bauminger
    School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:135-50. 2008
    ..Both age and verbal abilities affected friendship behaviors. Children with HFASD and their friends perceived friendship qualities similarly, suggesting that preadolescents with HFASD have capacities for ..
  46. pmc Longitudinal analysis of large social networks: estimating the effect of health traits on changes in friendship ties
    A James O'Malley
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stat Med 30:950-64. 2011
    ..We also validated previously known findings regarding homophily on age and gender, and found evidence that homophily also depends upon geographic separation...
  47. ncbi Social support and diabetes management in childhood and adolescence: influence of parents and friends
    Tim Wysocki
    Division of Psychology and Psychiatry, Nemours Children s Clinic, 807 Children s Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 6:117-22. 2006
    ..Research on social support from friends suggests that friends can be a unique source of support that complements parents' involvement and improves ..
  48. ncbi The visiting friends or relatives traveler in the 21st century: time for a new definition
    Elizabeth D Barnett
    Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Travel Med 17:163-70. 2010
    Travelers visiting friends or relatives (VFR travelers) are a group identified with an increased risk of travel-related illness...
  49. pmc What is the meaning and nature of active play for today's children in the UK?
    Rowan Brockman
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:15. 2011
    ..We need to build a more informed picture of contemporary children's play before we consider interventions to increase it...
  50. ncbi The effect of friends on adolescent body weight
    Francesco Renna
    Department of Economics, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44224, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:377-87. 2008
    ..A peer group is defined as a close circle of friends that are identified by a respondent adolescent...
  51. ncbi The role of social norms and friends' influences on unhealthy weight-control behaviors among adolescent girls
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 Second Street SE, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1165-73. 2005
    ..Research has suggested that social factors, including friends and broader cultural norms, may be associated with UWCBs...
  52. ncbi Smoking-based selection and influence in gender-segregated friendship networks: a social network analysis of adolescent smoking
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 105:1280-9. 2010
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  53. ncbi Peer contagion of depressogenic attributional styles among adolescents: a longitudinal study
    Elizabeth A Stevens
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:25-37. 2005
    ..Results revealed that best friends' reported level of depressive symptoms was prospectively associated with adolescents' own depressive symptoms and ..
  54. ncbi The role of parents, friends and teachers in adolescents' cigarette smoking and tombak dipping in Sudan
    Salma El Tayeb El-Amin
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Tob Control 20:94-9. 2011
    To assess the influence of smoking and tombak (local smokeless tobacco) dipping by parents, teachers and friends on cigarette smoking and tombak dipping by school-going Sudanese adolescents.
  55. ncbi Peer contagion and adolescent depression: the role of failure anticipation
    Maarten Herman Walter van Zalk
    Center for Developmental Research, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:837-48. 2010
    ..3 years at first measurement). Results showed that, after controlling for selection and deselection of friends on the basis of depressive symptoms, peers' depressive symptoms predicted increases in adolescents' depressive ..
  56. ncbi Sibling effects on substance use in adolescence: social contagion and genetic relatedness
    Richard Rende
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:611-8. 2005
    ..The results are interpreted using a social contagion framework and contrasted with other competing models such as those focused on the equal environments assumption and niche selection...
  57. ncbi The transmission of attitudes towards food: twofold specificity of similarities with parents and friends
    Margherita Guidetti
    Department of Communication and Economy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Viale Allegri 9, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Health Psychol 17:346-61. 2012
    The present study explored whether similarity of students' food attitudes with those of their parents and friends varies as a function of both the food and type of measurement...
  58. ncbi A monozygotic twin difference study of friends' aggression and children's adjustment problems
    Frank Vitaro
    University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Child Dev 82:617-32. 2011
    This study used the monozygotic (MZ) twin difference method to examine whether differences in friends' aggression increased the differences in MZ twins' aggression and depressive symptoms from kindergarten to Grade 1 and whether ..
  59. ncbi Good friends are hard to find? The social networks of people with mental illness 12 years after deinstitutionalisation
    Rachel Forrester-Jones
    Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    J Ment Health 21:4-14. 2012
    ..While community care is now well established in England, the development and maintenance of social networks of people with long-term mental illness remains a major challenge to services...
  60. ncbi Alcohol consumption in sport: The influence of sporting idols, friends and normative drinking practices
    Kerry S O'Brien
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:676-83. 2010
    ..university sportspeople and non-sportspeople's perceptions of high-profile sportspeople's (sports stars) and friends perceived drinking behaviours are related to their own drinking behaviours...
  61. pmc Spouses and unrelated friends of probands as controls for stroke genetics studies
    Bradford Burke Worrall
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 22:239-44. 2003
    ..33%; p = 0.0002). Without proper attention to matching, the use of a spouse/friend convenience sample would result in imbalances in basic demographic characteristics...
  62. pmc Linkages over time between adolescents' relationships with parents and friends
    Irene H A De Goede
    Research Centre Adolescent Development, Utrecht University, P O Box 80140, Utrecht 3508 TC, The Netherlands
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1304-15. 2009
    ..longitudinal study examines linkages over time between adolescents' perceptions of relationships with parents and friends with respect to support, negative interaction, and power. A total of 575 early adolescents (54...
  63. ncbi Automobile commuting duration and the quantity of time spent with spouse, children, and friends
    Thomas J Christian
    Abt Associates Inc, 55 Wheeler Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Prev Med 55:215-8. 2012
    To explore the extent to which commuters reallocate time away from their spouse, children, and friends.
  64. pmc Decomposing the components of friendship and friends' influence on adolescent drinking and smoking
    Kayo Fujimoto
    Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:136-43. 2012
    ..to characterize three types of friendship relations: (1) mutual or reciprocated, (2) directional, and (3) intimate friends. We then examine the relative effects of each friendship type on adolescent drinking and smoking behavior.
  65. ncbi Friends are equally important to men and women, but family matters more for men's well-being
    Noriko Cable
    Department of Epidemiologyand Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:166-71. 2013
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  66. pmc Personal identity and the role of 'carer' among relatives and friends of people with multiple sclerosis
    Nic Hughes
    Health Experiences Research Group, Dept of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, 23 38 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2ET, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:78-85. 2013
    ..article we draw on data from a qualitative research study which examined the experiences of family members and friends of people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS) to explore how they interpret the label 'carer'...
  67. ncbi Linkages between children's and their friends' social and physical aggression: evidence for a gene-environment interaction?
    Mara Brendgen
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Child Dev 79:13-29. 2008
    Based on a sample of 406 seven-year-old twins, this study examined whether exposure to friends' social or physical aggression, respectively, moderates the effect of heritability on children's own social and physical aggression...
  68. ncbi Parent-assisted social skills training to improve friendships in teens with autism spectrum disorders
    Elizabeth A Laugeson
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:596-606. 2009
    ..Possibly due to poor return rate of questionnaires, social skills improvement reported by teachers was not significant. Future research should provide follow-up data to test the durability of treatment...
  69. ncbi 'We eat together; today she buys, tomorrow I will buy the food': adolescent best friends' food choices and dietary practices in Soweto, South Africa
    Carlijn G N Voorend
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 16:559-67. 2013
    To explore if and how female adolescents engage in shared eating and joint food choices with best friends within the context of living in urban Soweto, South Africa.
  70. pmc Women's report of regret of HIV disclosure to family, friends and sex partners
    Julianne M Serovich
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:227-31. 2008
    ..Results indicated that all estimated odds ratios were not statistically significant, with the exception of relationship satisfaction and relationship to participant...
  71. ncbi Do parents and best friends influence the normative increase in adolescents' alcohol use at home and outside the home?
    Haske van der Vorst
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:105-14. 2010
    ..The impact of drinking with their best friend, parental drinking behaviors, and sibling influence on adolescent alcohol use were also examined, as well as whether drinking at home and outside the home predicted problem drinking...
  72. pmc Changes in friends' and parental influences on cigarette smoking from early through late adolescence
    Yue Liao
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:132-8. 2013
    This study examined the changes in friends' and parental influences on cigarette smoking across two developmentally distinct social environments for adolescents: junior high school and high school.
  73. ncbi Pals, problems, and personality: the moderating role of personality in the longitudinal association between adolescents' and best friends' delinquency
    Rongqin Yu
    Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    J Pers 81:499-509. 2013
    ..undercontrollers, and resilients) on the longitudinal associations between adolescents' and their best friends' delinquency...
  74. ncbi Friends shrink foes: the presence of comrades decreases the envisioned physical formidability of an opponent
    Daniel M T Fessler
    Department of Anthropology and Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1553, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:797-802. 2013
    ..We document the predicted effect in two studies, one using naturally occurring variation in the presence of male companions and one employing experimental manipulation of this factor...
  75. ncbi Teachable moments in diet and nutrition for family and friends calling the Cancer Helpline
    Georgina Sutherland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:388-9. 2005
  76. ncbi Friends, alcohol, and a higher power: an analysis of adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies among gastroenterologists
    Tiffany H Taft
    Department of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:e76-81. 2011
    ..No study to date has evaluated the relationship between coping style, burnout, and psychological functioning among gastroenterologists (GEs). This study aims to explore this relationship...
  77. pmc Strangers and friends: residents' social careers in assisted living
    Candace L Kemp
    The Gerontology Institute, Atlanta, GA 30306 3984, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:491-502. 2012
    ..This study examines coresident relationships in assisted living (AL) and identifies factors influencing relationships...
  78. ncbi Family and friends as respite providers
    Carol J Whitlatch
    Margaret Blenkner Research Institute, Benjamin Rose, 850 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1100, Cleveland, OH 44114 3301, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 18:127-39. 2006
    ..e., relief from the stress of providing constant care), prefer to hire family or friends rather than service providers...
  79. ncbi Compeer friends: a qualitative study of a volunteer friendship programme for people with serious mental illness
    Brian H McCorkle
    The Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:291-305. 2009
    ..People with serious mental illness (SMI) experience numerous barriers to developing and maintaining friendships...
  80. ncbi Family and friends provide most social support for the bereaved
    I Benkel
    Palliative Care Unit, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Palliat Med 23:141-9. 2009
    Social support is important in the bereavement period. In this study, the respondents were family members and friends to a patient who had died at a palliative care unit...
  81. pmc Patient ethnicity and perceptions of families and friends regarding depression treatment
    Hillary Bogner
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ethn Health 13:465-78. 2008
    ..treatment recommendations are sought and implemented by patients will be influenced by the role families and friends play in diagnostic acceptance and treatment decisions...
  82. ncbi An observational study of the interactions of socially withdrawn/anxious early adolescents and their friends
    Barry H Schneider
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa K1N 6N5, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:799-806. 2009
    ..Observational research may help elucidate the obstacles they face in forming and maintaining high-quality friendships with sociable peers...
  83. pmc Prospective associations of co-rumination with friendship and emotional adjustment: considering the socioemotional trade-offs of co-rumination
    Amanda J Rose
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 6511, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1019-31. 2007
    Co-ruminating, or excessively discussing problems, with friends is proposed to have adjustment tradeoffs. Co-rumination is hypothesized to contribute both to positive friendship adjustment and to problematic emotional adjustment...
  84. pmc Modeling homophily over time with an actor-partner interdependence model
    Danielle Popp
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1028-39. 2008
    ..friend during at least one time point and 212 adolescents (84 girls and 128 boys) without reciprocated friends at any time...
  85. ncbi Travel health care for immigrant children visiting friends and relatives abroad: retrospective analysis of a hospital-based travel health service in a US urban underserved area
    Stefan Hagmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    J Travel Med 16:407-12. 2009
    There is a lack of studies evaluating pre-travel health care for children who travel to visit friends and relatives (VFR)...
  86. ncbi Electric-powered indoor/outdoor wheelchairs (EPIOCs): users' views of influence on family, friends and carers
    Andrew Frank
    Stanmore Specialist Wheelchair Service, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, UK
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 5:327-38. 2010
    ..This study explored the effects of electric-powered indoor/outdoor wheelchair (EPIOC) provision to users on their family and carers...
  87. pmc Detection of depression in older adults by family and friends: distinguishing mood disorder signals from the noise of personality and everyday life
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:634-43. 2011
    The capacity of friends and family member informants to make judgments about the presence of a mood disorder history in an older primary care patient has theoretical, clinical, and public health significance...
  88. pmc Disclosure of positive HIV serostatus by men who have sex with men to family and friends over time
    Julianne M Serovich
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:492-500. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to examine retrospective reports of rates of HIV disclosure to family and friends over a 15-year time span...
  89. ncbi It takes three: selection, influence, and de-selection processes of depression in adolescent friendship networks
    Maarten Herman Walter van Zalk
    Center for Developmental Research, Örebro 701 82, Sweden
    Dev Psychol 46:927-38. 2010
    ..This model explains friendship influence processes (i.e., friends' depressive symptoms increase adolescents' depressive symptoms) while controlling for two processes: friendship ..
  90. ncbi Genetic similarity shared by best friends among adolescents
    Guang Guo
    Carolina Population Center and Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3210, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:113-21. 2006
    Two observations suggest a genetic similarity among close friends: (1) the observed similarity among friends in certain traits and behaviors; (2) the evidence that many of these traits and behaviors have a genetic component...
  91. pmc Similarity in depressive symptoms in adolescents' friendship dyads: selection or socialization?
    Matteo Giletta
    Department of Psychology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Dev Psychol 47:1804-14. 2011
    ..that adolescents reported levels of depressive symptoms at follow-up that were similar to those of their best friends. Socialization processes explained the increase in similarity exclusively in female dyads, whereas no evidence ..
  92. pmc Composition and structure of a large online social network in The Netherlands
    Rense Corten
    Department of Sociology ICS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e34760. 2012
    ..Results indicate that this network shares features of other large complex networks, but also deviates in other respects. In addition, a comparison with other online social networks shows that these networks show remarkable similarities...
  93. ncbi Dynamics of friendship networks and alcohol use in early and mid-adolescence
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:99-110. 2012
    Similarity in alcohol consumption among adolescent friends could be caused by the influence of friends or by the selection of friends who consume similar levels of alcohol...
  94. pmc Seeking help for depression from family and friends: a qualitative analysis of perceived advantages and disadvantages
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:196. 2011
    People with depression often seek help from family and friends and public health campaigns frequently encourage such help seeking behaviours...
  95. ncbi Alcohol use and friendship dynamics: selection and socialization in early-, middle-, and late-adolescent peer networks
    William J Burk
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:89-98. 2012
    This study examined developmental trends of peer selection and socialization related to friends' alcohol use in early-, middle-, and late-adolescent peer networks, with the primary goal of identifying when these mechanisms emerge, when ..
  96. ncbi Adolescent clinic visits for contraception: support from mothers, male partners and friends
    Cynthia Harper
    Center for Reproductive Health Policy and Research, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:20-6. 2004
    ..effective contraceptive use among adolescents at high risk of pregnancy, it is important to understand what factors influence them to visit a clinic for contraception, including support from their mothers, male partners and friends.
  97. ncbi Associations between violent video gaming, empathic concern, and prosocial behavior toward strangers, friends, and family members
    Ashley M Fraser
    School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, 2082 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 41:636-49. 2012
    ..associations between violent video gaming, empathic responding, and prosocial behavior enacted toward strangers, friends, and family members. Participants consisted of 780 emerging adults (M age = 19.60, SD = 1...
  98. ncbi Moderators of peer contagion: a longitudinal examination of depression socialization between adolescents and their best friends
    Mitchell J Prinstein
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:159-70. 2007
    ..contagion moderators were examined, including characteristics of adolescents (social anxiety, global self-worth), friends (level of friends' peer-perceived popularity), and the relationship between them (friendship quality)...
  99. ncbi Friendships and physical activity: investigating the connection in Central-Eastern European adolescents
    Randy M Page
    Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, 221 Richards Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:187-98. 2007
    ..whether physical activity participation is associated with certain friendship factors, the ability to make friends, level of involvement with friends, and perceived friends' involvement in physical activity, among 1,886 Central-..
  100. ncbi Individual, familial, friends-related and contextual predictors of early sexual intercourse
    Marie Aude Boislard P
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Department of Psychology, Montreal, Canada
    J Adolesc 34:289-300. 2011
    ..examined the unique and simultaneous contribution of adolescents' characteristics, parent-child relationship and friends' characteristics on early sexual intercourse, while accounting for family status...
  101. pmc Friends or foes: social anxiety, peer affiliation, and drinking in middle school
    Kristen G Anderson
    Department of Psychology, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:61-9. 2011
    ..The relation between social anxiety and alcohol consumption suggests aspects of both risk and protection, but most research has focused on late adolescents and emerging adults...

Research Grants80

  1. Effect of diet & commensal bacteria on diabetes outcome in NOD mouse
    Li Wen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To account for these changes in incidence and prevalence, the "Hygiene" or "Old Friends" hypothesis has been suggested...
  2. Implantation of physiologically functional bioengineered innervated IAS construct
    Khalil N Bitar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..find themselves withdrawing from their social lives and attempting to hide the problem from their families, friends, and even their doctors...
  3. RidCancerPain Intervention in a Hispanic Population Along the US-Mexico Border
    KRISTYNIA MARIE contact ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pain such as depression, sleep disorders, lost work productivity, and impaired relationships with family and friends (American Pain Foundation, 2009;Monsivais &Robinson, 2008)...
  4. A dataset for the study of the social determinants of health.
    Peter A Muennig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For instance, lower social capital (e.g., trust, group participation), social ties (e.g., friends and family relationships), and harmful psychological states (e.g...
  5. Multivalent Vaccine for Opiate Addiction
    Paul R Pentel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In addition to disrupting the lives of the addict, family and friends, it is associated with crime, increased health care expenditures, and intravenous drug abuse contributes ..
  6. Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL)
    Christopher Spera; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..And because of the special conditions of military life, such as living away from family and friends or working in high-risk environments, alcohol use rates may be higher among military personnel than among ..
  7. Using a Biomarker Panel for Detecting Adolescent Depression
    John A Bilello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Depressed teens consistently under-report emotional issues to their teachers, family and friends, who often do not recognize the symptoms of depression, risk of suicide or substance abuse...
  8. COBRE Center for Cancer Research Development
    Bharat Ramratnam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..expanding basic cancer research will continue to be the primary mission of CCRD, we will work through the Friends of CCRD to increase fundraising efforts and augment outreach activities aimed at increasing public awareness of ..
  9. Prolonged Grief and Functioning of Parents after the Hermosillo Day Care Fire
    Fran H Norris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..measures of role impairment and quality of life;quality of social relationships with spouse, family, and friends;parenting/family stress;perceived need for mental health care, suicidality, and alcohol misuse;and physical ..
  10. PCBs, PBDEs, Hearing Loss & Attention/Impulsivity: Mechanistic Studies in Animals
    Susan L Schantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The overall goal of the FRIENDS Children's Environmental Health Center is to understand the impact of prenatal exposure to contaminants found in fish-including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) ..
  11. Role of Transcription Factor ERG in Skeletogenesis
    Maurizio Pacifici; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  12. Ubiquitous Mobile Multimedia for Environmental Public Health Outreach and Social
    CESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with access to the Internet have used it to search for health information, and half of these queries are for friends or family of the searcher...
  13. Aging Together: Brothers and Sisters of the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
    John Robert Warren; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the graduates and their significant others: parents, children, siblings, nieces and nephews, and high-school friends. No other large-scale, longitudinal study has all of these features...
  14. Preventing Postpartum Smoking Relapse: A C-SHIP Based Text Messaging Intervention
    Suzanne M Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..information, motivation, and support to help the participant resume cessation;d) free texting and calling with friends and family to increase relapse prevention- specific support: participants will be encouraged (through text ..
  15. Friendships and Risk of Over-weight among Diverse-origin Adolescents
    ELIZABETH contact VAQUERA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..between weight and the strength of their friendship in terms of closeness and duration;and 3) examine whether friends influence weight-related behaviors, weight change in each other over time, and mechanisms through which this ..
  16. Birth Outcomes Among Adolescents
    EMILY WHEELER HARVILLE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Participants reported on several aspects of their lives and families, and data were also gathered from parents, friends, and school administrators, allowing for a broad picture of the context in which participants were developing...
  17. Effects of octanoic acid for treatment of essential voice tremor
    SOREN YVETTE LOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim III will determine the functional impact of OA on quality of life and ability to communicate with family or friends. It is hypothesized that OA, which can affect multiple speech-related muscles, will produce a greater reduction ..
  18. Genetic components influencing the feline - human social bond
    Leslie A Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The investigation of neurotransmitter genes in a species with more defined and highly selected behaviors should help decipher these complex pathways, clarifying the process in humans and other species. ..
  19. Understanding Resilience in Adolescent Girls: Parent, Peer, and Emotion Dynamics
    AMANDA S MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and participate in separate conflict and emotion discussion interaction tasks with their mothers and friends. In weeks 2 and 3, the adolescents'daily emotion regulation will be assessed using Ecological Momentary ..
  20. Towards the neuronal correlates of visual awareness
    Gabriel Kreiman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..afflicted by these conditions can live for years, yet their quality of life (and that of their surrounding friends and families) can be severely impaired...
  21. Validating NIAAA screening guide in YCMC - administrative supplement
    Elissa R Weitzman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..interview for alcohol use disorders, a measure of frequency/quantity of alcohol use;a brief interview about friends'use of alcohol and additional brief structured report about medication adherence, quality of life and ..
  22. Fat Dogs and Coughing Horses: Animal Contributions towards a Healthier Citizenry
    Timothy L Ratliff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  23. Gender Development in Early Adolescence: Prenatal Hormones & Family Socialization
    Sheri A Berenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This information can lead to interventions to improve mental and physical health. Data also will aid in management of children born with ambiguous genitalia and children with gender dysphoria. ..
  24. Pass the Popcorn: Children's perceptions of 'obesogenic'culture in movies
    Eliana M Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..messages about appropriate eating, exercise, and attitudes from a variety of influences, likely including family, friends, schools, religious institutions, and electronic culture (television, movies, and video games)...
  25. Causes and Impact of Minority Stress on Health and Development in Youth
    Margaret Rosario; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..discrimination, verbal abuse, physical violence) perpetrated by known individuals (such as kin, heterosexual friends) and strangers in the community...
  26. Social Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
    Keith O Yeates; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in social cognition;(2) measures of social information processing;(3) direct observations of interactions with friends and unfamiliar peers;(4) measures of perceived social adjustment, as reported both by the participants and by ..
  27. Social Ecology of Maternal Substance Use
    Elizabeth A Mumford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..into community-based health services, with attention to generating support in mothers'networks of family and friends. Ecological models of maternal substance use to date have tended to examine a limited set of social processes or ..
  28. Violence, Drug Use &AIDS in South African Youth: A U.S./South Africa Research Co
    FROUGH SAADATMAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., witnessing violence) or indirectly via trauma to family or friends (e.g., having a parent jailed or killed) during apartheid...
  29. Spatial and Psychosocial Influences on Food Access in Rural Appalachia
    ESTHER J THATCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Complex interactions among multiple levels of disadvantage, including individual, family, friends, community, and policy, contribute to unhealthy dietary behaviors that can lead to obesity...
  30. Social Game to Improve Hearing Health Care Outcomes
    BRUNO KAJIYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Game levels will be unlocked by watching NC videos about NIHL, and users will be motivated to invite friends in Facebook to participate (e.g. form a band, help in the game, send virtual gifts like musical instruments, etc...
  31. Aerodynamic Study for Laryngeal Function Assessment Using Airflow Interruption Me
    Jack J Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The impact of voice disorders on quality of life is significant;the ability to work, relate to friends and family, participate in social activties, and simply engage in everyday life becomes effortful, if not ..
  32. Children's Responses to Sibling Death in NICU/PICU in 3 Racial/Ethnic Groups
    JoAnne M Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..since the death, roles and relationships within their family since the death, and relationships/activities with friends and teachers/child care providers...
  33. Optimizing communication devices for children with dyskinetic cerebral palsy
    Terence D Sanger; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..touch-screens, and joystick interfaces may be their most important communication link to their families, friends, teachers, and caregivers...
  34. Plasticity-Based Adaptive Cognitive Remediation for Schizophrenia
    HENRY WILTSHIRE MAHNCKE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..have significant challenges functioning in society, including finding and maintaining employment, making friends, and living independently...
  35. Pathways to Recovery: Older Substance Users
    Christy K Scott; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in the predictive value of factors expected over time to in-crease (including age of first use, number of sober friends, treatment received) and decrease (including severi-ty, mental distress, legal involvement, HIV risk behaviors) ..
  36. Social Networking and Personal Genomics: Emerging Issues for Health Research
    Sandra Soo Jin Lee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of personal genomic information among primary and secondary members of social networks, including family members, friends, health professionals and acquaintances, patient advocacy organization, and biomedical researchers. 3...
  37. CARRA: Accelerating Toward an Evidence Based Culture in Pediatric Rheumatology
    Carol A Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4) Engagement of families and volunteer health advocacy organizations (e.g Arthritis Foundation, Friends of CARRA) through formation of an Advisory Board to assist in developing scientific priorities, understanding ..
  38. Social Network Influences on Values Related to Parental HPV Vaccine Refusal
    Linda Y Fu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have demonstrated that peer norms related to certain health behaviors are influenced by personal networks of friends, colleagues and associates...
  39. Predicting deficits in social competence for pediatric brain tumor survivors
    KATHRYN A VANNATTA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have described PBTS as socially withdrawn, victimized and excluded by peers, less liked, and having fewer friends than control classmates...
  40. Help Seeking Behavior in College Women
    ANGELA F AMAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the attitudes and beliefs associated with reporting and disclosing intimate partner violence and the influence of friends and peers...
  41. Pilot PK Study with a Novel Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessati
    John McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The collaboration between Friends Research Institute (FRI) [non-profit research institute] and Pharmaceutical Productions Inc...
  42. Development of social comparison and its effect on empathy
    Mina Cikara; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..3cooler4 and 3less cool4 peers) and to victims who are not competitors (older children, and equal-status friends)...
  43. The Impact of a Targeted CRC Screening Intervention among Latinos in Central PA
    Oralia G Dominic; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Spanish-speaking patients want to have family members or close friends in the doctor office and health-related education classes...
  44. DISCLOSING A DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS: ANALYSIS OF A TRIADIC HEALTHCARE ENCOUNTER
    Brian D Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal is to help patients and family members understand what the diagnosis means so that they can make informed decisions about next steps in managing the disease. ..
  45. Identifying mTBI Subtypes and their Implications for Recovery and Reintegration
    Mark Meterko; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the Veteran population and assesses reintegration problems in 24 specific areas within the broader domains of self-care, interpersonal relations with family, friends and others, work, and participation in civil society more generally.
  46. Peer Talk Influence on Adolescent Sexual Risk, Dating Aggression &Substance Use
    Esti Iturralde; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An ethnically diverse, community sample of same-sex friends will participate in videotaped, ecologically valid discussions of topics important to their lives, including ..
  47. Efficacy of Voice Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
    Lorraine O Ramig; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..problems related to communication that may diminish their quality of life and result in isolation from family and friends. Our efficacious speech treatment for people with IPD (LSVT/LOUD) has been shown to improve communication for as ..
  48. Peer Group Influences and Ethnic Differences in Academic Achievement
    Mylien T Duong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..outcomes and whether these links vary by adolescent's ethnic/gender group, the academic values of their friends, and their sense of whether achievement is part of their ethnic group's identity (called 'embedded ..
  49. College Bystanders: Coaching Students With Technology to Help Intoxicated peers
    Andrea L Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..alcohol abstinence to educating students on how to recognize the need to care for, and how to take care of, their friends and peers at social gatherings involving alcohol...
  50. Understanding Barriers to Living Donor Lung Transplantation
    Maryam Valapour; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..kidneys in key stakeholder groups, including recipients, donors (related or non-related), nondonating family/friends, and transplant professionals;2) Compare policies and practices related to LD transplantation of lungs versus ..
  51. Global TravEpiNet: Global Travelers' Health National Research Center Consortium
    Edward T Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..category or high-risk international travelers, including the elderly, the immunosuppressed, individuals visiting friends and relatives overseas (VRFs), and travelers to areas of the world at high risk for malaria, yellow fever, dengue ..
  52. Ninth International Primary Hyperoxaluria Workshop
    Ross P Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..5) Informing PH patients, families and friends of the latest advances in our understanding and clinical management of PH...
  53. Social Influences on Drug-Seeking Behavior
    Mark A Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the most reliable predictors of whether an adolescent or young adult will use drugs is whether or not his or her friends use drugs...
  54. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..educations;experience positive adjustment and good health;and form social connections with informal mentors, friends, and romantic partners...
  55. Neuroimaging of Trauma Memory and Cognitive Reappraisal in PTSD
    Jasmeet Pannu Hayes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that result from PTSD often lead to disturbances at work, as well as interpersonal difficulties with family, friends, and co-workers...
  56. Community Context and Violence: African American Youth Transitioning to Adulthood
    Ronald L Simons; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..As they transition to adulthood, our participants are spending increasing amounts of time away from home visiting friends or enjoying favorite hangouts...
  57. Computerized alcohol screening for children and adolescents (cASCA) in primary ca
    John R Knight; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..positive and negative predictive values of the 'any drinking/number of drinking days'and 'friends'questions of the cASCA in identifying past-year use as determined by the Timeline Follow-Back Calendar (TLFB)..
  58. Pet Dogs as Compensatory Support Figures
    Kathryn A Kerns; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..especially true for children who have close relationships with their dogs or lower quality relationships with friends or parents? The significance of the proposed study is that it provides an opportunity to test whether ..
  59. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Head injuries can cause teenagers to have problems with their friends. This study tries to figure out why head injuries cause these social problems and may help find ways to treat ..
  60. Live Smart Live Safe: Healthy Development for Girls and Adolescents with Intellec
    KHAYA DELAINE CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For example, we will develop a module called "Making Friends," and it will provide training on: (a) treating your body with respect (e.g...
  61. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    JOSE EDUARDO NANIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..messages being conveyed about HIV prevention and HIV testing between Black men who have sex with men and their friends, peers and sexual partners...
  62. Impact of overdose prevention education and intranasal naloxone on fatal and non-
    ALEXANDER YALE WALLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..clients of HIV/AIDS education and prevention programs, clients of substance abuse treatment programs, friends and family of people at high risk for overdose, and professionals working in substance abuse treatment and social ..
  63. Neuropharmacology of Cue-Induced Nicotine Relapse
    Xiu Liu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., finishing a meal, the consumption of alcoholic beverages, being with friends who smoke, drinking coffee, reading the morning newspaper) become cues that elicit subjective states that can ..
  64. Engaging Teen Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence: A Web-based Approach
    LINDA S BAIR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..One episode of a serial drama in which a group of teens grapple with issues of alcohol and what to do when friends drink and place themselves at risk for sexual assault victimization or perpetration;4) "You're Busted!" ..
  65. Dietary lignan effects on hormone, growth, and signaling factors in breast tumors
    Susan McCann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..are donated by RPCI patients who have cancer, or who are at risk for cancer, and their accompanying family and friends. The Breast Clinic at RPCI actively enrolls patients into the DBBR with accruals of approximately 300 women with ..
  66. Quality and Costs in Hospitals: What Can We Learn from Medicare Patients?
    John A Romley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients possess some information about hospitals from family and friends, physicians, "report cards," or even hospitals themselves...
  67. NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (Russia)
    ANTON SOMLAI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..are systematically identified, recruited, trained, and engaged to communicate risk reduction messages to friends and acquaintances also in the target population...
  68. TELEPHONE AFTERCARE PROJECT
    Jenny Chong; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..to home and work life within a new context of sobriety, while keeping a distance from substance-using friends, can cause isolation and undue stress...
  69. The effect of antismoking parenting practices on adolescent smoking
    Daniel Rodriguez; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., smokers are stylish) and judgment (e.g., "I don't mind it if my friends smoke") of youth smokers, and peer smoking are related to positive parenting, antismoking parenting and ..
  70. Ethical Issues in Living Donor Transplantation
    Lainie Ross; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to examine the expanding role of living solid organ donors from genetically related family members to spouses, friends, and now strangers and whether and how this should impact risk-benefit calculations;3) to examine the practice of ..
  71. Community Violence & Youth: Preventing Anxiety Disorders
    MICHELE COOLEY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This cognitive-behavioral intervention is based on the FRIENDS Anxiety Prevention Program that has demonstrated efficacy in reducing the rate of anxiety disorders and ..
  72. Health & Aging: Understanding Alcohol Use (NIAAA)
    CATHERINE BRUSS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..DVD, slide presentation, and print materials to educate not only the older adult but also family members, friends, caregivers, and others who may detect changes in an older adult's routine or behavior...
  73. Psychological distress in survivors of head/neck cancer
    Henrietta Logan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Two control groups will be utilized. First, as part of the interview, survivors will be asked to identify 2-3 friends of the same sex, age, race, and work status, with no history of cancer, and who would be willing to take part in ..
  74. A Cognitive Group Treatment for Borderline Outpatients
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..systems component; the latter involves the patients with BPD and those in their system, including family members, friends, and health care professionals...
  75. Social Network-Enabled Flu Trends (SNEFT)Integrating Online Social Network Data
    Lingji Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..thus expected that the "I have a cold" status and "get well soon" messages exchanged between OSN users and their friends may provide even earlier and more robust prediction...
  76. Social networks and networking that put adolescents at high risk
    Thomas W Valente; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..behaviors (smoking, drinking) by their desired romantic partners or those they perceive as popular rather than friends. While several findings in the field of adolescent health behavior are well-established, considerable basic ..
  77. IMPACT OF ETHICS CONSULTATION IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
    Lawrence Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..practice of medicine during the past several decades as a way to help physicians, patients, families and intimate friends come to a decision about medical treatments where value conflicts are involved...
  78. Peer-support motivational interviewing PA intervention for African American women
    LORNA MCNEILL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Family, friends and supportive others exert influence on one's motives, preferences, behaviors, and outcomes...
  79. Human Subjects Protections:A Public-Private Model
    PATRICK BOGAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is for an additional, final year of short-term interim support that began in OD-02-003, and has allowed Friends Research Institute (FR[) to enhance human protections in five ways: (1) Additional IRB software purchased; (2) ..
  80. The Displaced New Orleans Residents Pilot Study
    Narayan Sastry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The toll from the hurricane was enormous and continues to unfold. Many people had family members or friends who died or were injured, had homes that were severely damaged or destroyed, lost their jobs or businesses, and ..