Leslie B Whitbeck, PhD

  • 8695 Citations
  • 51 h-Index
1986 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Pathways of Adaptation: Two Case Studies with One Evidence-Based Substance Use Prevention Program Tailored for Indigenous Youth

Ivanich, J. D., Mousseau, A. C., Walls, M., Whitbeck, L. & Whitesell, N. R., Jan 1 2020, In : Prevention Science. 21, p. 43-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Prevalence of Mental Disorders from Adolescence Through Early Adulthood in American Indian and First Nations Communities

Walls, M., Sittner, K. J., Whitbeck, L. B., Herman, K., Gonzalez, M., Elm, J. H. L., Hautala, D., Dertinger, M. & Hoyt, D. R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Conduct Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder Trajectories, Predictors, and Outcomes for Indigenous Youth

Greenfield, B. L., Sittner, K. J., Forbes, M. K., Walls, M. L. & Whitbeck, L. B., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 56, 2, p. 133-139.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Prevalence and Correlates of Physical Dating Violence Among North American Indigenous Adolescents

Hautala, D. S., Sittner Hartshorn, K. J., Armenta, B. & Whitbeck, L., Apr 1 2017, In : Youth and Society. 49, 3, p. 295-317 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Stress exposure and physical, mental, and behavioral health among american Indian adults with type 2 diabetes

Walls, M. L., Sittner, K. J., Aronson, B. D., Forsberg, A. K., Whitbeck, L. B. & Al’Absi, M., Sep 16 2017, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 14, 9, 1074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2016

A cautionary tale: Examining the interplay of culturally specific risk and resilience factors in indigenous communities

Walls, M. L., Whitbeck, L. & Armenta, B., 2016, In : Clinical Psychological Science. 4, 4, p. 732-743 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

A prospective, longitudinal study of cigarette smoking status among North American Indigenous adolescents

Yu, M. & Whitbeck, L. B., Jul 1 2016, In : Addictive Behaviors. 58, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Interactive effects within the prototype willingness model: Predicting the drinking behavior of indigenous early adolescents

Armenta, B. E., Whitbeck, L. B. & Gentzler, K. C., 2016, In : Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 30, 2, p. 194-202 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Predicting the Onset of Alcohol Use and the Development of Alcohol Use Disorder Among Indigenous Adolescents

Armenta, B. E., Sittner, K. J. & Whitbeck, L. B., May 1 2016, In : Child development. 87, 3, p. 870-882 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Prospective Childhood Risk Factors for Gang Involvement Among North American Indigenous Adolescents

Hautala, D. S., J. Sittner, K. & Whitbeck, L. B., Oct 1 2016, In : Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 14, 4, p. 390-410 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations
2015

Borderline personality disorder and Axis I psychiatric and substance use disorders among women experiencing homelessness in three US cities

Whitbeck, L. B., Armenta, B. E. & Welch-Lazoritz, M. L., Aug 31 2015, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 50, 8, p. 1285-1291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Characteristics of Mothers Caring for Children During Episodes of Homelessness

Welch-Lazoritz, M. L., Whitbeck, L. B. & Armenta, B. E., Nov 1 2015, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 51, 8, p. 913-920 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Homelessness-Related Traumatic Events and PTSD Among Women Experiencing Episodes of Homelessness in Three U.S. Cities

Whitbeck, L. B., Armenta, B. E. & Gentzler, K. C., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Traumatic Stress. 28, 4, p. 355-360 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Patterns of substance use initiation among Indigenous adolescents

Whitbeck, L. B. & Armenta, B. E., Jun 1 2015, In : Addictive Behaviors. 45, p. 172-179 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Substance Use Disorders, Comorbidity, and Arrest Among Indigenous Adolescents

Sittner Hartshorn, K. J., Whitbeck, L. B. & Prentice, P., Dec 1 2015, In : Crime and Delinquency. 61, 10, p. 1311-1332 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The utility of the prototype/willingness model in predicting alcohol use among North American indigenous adolescents

Armenta, B. E., Hautala, D. S. & Whitbeck, L. B., May 1 2015, In : Developmental psychology. 51, 5, p. 697-705 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2014
17 Scopus citations

Indigenous adolescent development: Psychological, social and historical contexts

Whitbeck, L. B., Sittner Hartshorn, K. J. & Walls, M. L., Jan 1 2014, Taylor and Francis. 282 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

30 Scopus citations

Mental and substance use disorders from early adolescence to young adulthood among indigenous young people: Final diagnostic results from an 8-year panel study

Whitbeck, L. B., Sittner Hartshorn, K. J., Crawford, D. M., Walls, M. L., Gentzler, K. C. & Hoyt, D. R., Jun 2014, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 49, 6, p. 961-973 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Rural Latino adolescent health: Preliminary examination of health risks and cultural correlates

Nelson, T. D., Kidwell, K. M., Armenta, B. E., Crockett, L. J., Carlo, G. & Whitbeck, L. B., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 19, 6, p. 802-808 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2013

Correlates of bullying behaviors among a sample of North American Indigenous adolescents

Melander, L. A., Sittner Hartshorn, K. J. & Whitbeck, L. B., Aug 2013, In : Journal of Adolescence. 36, 4, p. 675-684 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

North American Indigenous adolescent substance use

Walls, M., Sittner Hartshorn, K. J. & Whitbeck, L. B., May 2013, In : Addictive Behaviors. 38, 5, p. 2103-2109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2012

Advantages of stress process approaches for measuring historical trauma

Walls, M. L. & Whitbeck, L. B., Sep 2012, In : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 38, 5, p. 416-420 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Correlates of Homeless Episodes Among Indigenous People

Whitbeck, L. B., Crawford, D. M. & Hartshorn, K. J. S., Mar 2012, In : American Journal of Community Psychology. 49, 1-2, p. 156-167 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
25 Scopus citations

Substance abuse prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

Whitbeck, L. B., Walls, M. L. & Welch, M. L., Sep 2012, In : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 38, 5, p. 428-435 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

The Intergenerational Effects of Relocation Policies on Indigenous Families

Walls, M. L. & Whitbeck, L. B., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Family Issues. 33, 9, p. 1272-1293 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2011
51 Scopus citations

Distress among Indigenous North Americans: Generalized and Culturally Relevant Stressors

Walls, M. L. & Whitbeck, L. B., Jul 2011, In : Society and Mental Health. 1, 2, p. 124-136 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Maturation, peer context, and indigenous girls' early-onset substance use

Walls, M. L. & Whitbeck, L. B., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 31, 3, p. 415-442 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Predictors of Change in Self-Reported Social Networks Among Homeless Young People

Falci, C. D., Whitbeck, L. B., Hoyt, D. R. & Rose, T., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Research on Adolescence. 21, 4, p. 827-841 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Pregnancy and Mental Health of Young Homeless Women

Crawford, D. M., Trotter, E. C., Hartshorn, K. J. S. & Whitbeck, L. B., Apr 2011, In : American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 81, 2, p. 173-183 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Propensity for violence among homeless and runaway adolescents: An event history analysis

Crawford, D. M., Whitbeck, L. B. & Hoyt, D. R., Nov 2011, In : Crime and Delinquency. 57, 6, p. 950-968 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The beginnings of mental health disparities: Emergent mental disorders among indigenous adolescents

Whitbeck, L. B., 2011, Health Disparities in Youth and Families: Research and Applications. Carlo, G., Crockett, L. & Carranza, M. (eds.). p. 121-149 29 p. (Nebraska Symposium on Motivation; vol. 57).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations
2010
5 Scopus citations
2009

Depressed affect and historical loss among north american indigenous adolescents

Whitbeck, L. B., Walls, M. L., Johnson, K. D., Morrisseau, A. D. & McDougall, C. M., 2009, In : American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 16, 3, p. 16-41 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
71 Scopus citations

Depressive symptoms, gender, and growth in cigarette smoking among indigenous adolescents

Whitbeck, L. B., Yu, M. S., McChargue, D. E. & Crawford, D. M., May 2009, In : Addictive Behaviors. 34, 5, p. 421-426 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Gestational risks and psychiatric disorders among indigenous adolescents

Whitbeck, L. B. & Crawford, D. M., Feb 2009, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 45, 1, p. 62-72 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

With reply

Whitbeck, L., Jan 2009, In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 48, 1, p. 87-88 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2008

A dimensional model of psychopathology among homeless adolescents: Suicidality, internalizing, and externalizing disorders

Yoder, K. A., Longley, S. L., Whitbeck, L. B. & Hoyt, D. R., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 36, 1, p. 95-104 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Cultural Considerations in Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Psychosocial Treatment

Goldston, D. B., Molock, S. D., Whitbeck, L. B., Murakami, J. L., Zayas, L. H. & Hall, G. C. N., Jan 2008, In : American Psychologist. 63, 1, p. 14-31 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

265 Scopus citations
60 Scopus citations

Dimensionality of thoughts of death and suicide: Evidence from a study of homeless adolescents

Yoder, K. A., Whitbeck, L. B. & Hoyt, D. R., Mar 2008, In : Social Indicators Research. 86, 1, p. 83-100 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Predictors of police contact among Midwestern homeless and runaway youth

Thrane, L., Chen, X., Johnson, K. & Whitbeck, L. B., Jul 2008, In : Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 6, 3, p. 227-239 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2007

Early-onset alcohol use among native American youth: Examining female caretaker influence

Walls, M. L., Whitbeck, L. B., Hoyt, D. R. & Johnson, K. D., May 2007, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 69, 2, p. 451-464 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
40 Scopus citations

Sexual health of homeless youth: Prevalence and correlates of sexually transmissible infections

Tyler, K. A., Whitbeck, L. B., Chen, X. & Johnson, K., 2007, In : Sexual Health. 4, 1, p. 57-61 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Victimization and posttraumatic stress disorder among runaway and homeless adolescents

Whitbeck, L. B., Hoyt, D. R., Johnson, K. D. & Chen, X., 2007, In : Violence and Victims. 22, 6, p. 721-734 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations