Karen Jennison

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Juried

  • Alcohol and Older Adults: Revisiting the Health-Related Benefits of Moderate Drinking Controversy. International Sociological Association, Gothenburg, Sweden. July 11-17, 2010.
  • Binge Drinking Lifestyles Among Young Women in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the United States: Comparative Perspectives. International Sociological Association Youth Conference. University of Ireland at Maynooth, Maynooth, Ireland, July 2009
  • Cross-national comparisons of episodic heavy binge drinking and smoking convergence in 27 European countries and the United States: Evidence of the co-occurrence of health risk behaviors from two national surveys. International Sociological Association. First ISA Forum of Sociology. Sociological Research and Public Debate. Barcelona, Spain, September 5-8, 2008.
  • School Behavior Problems Among Young Adult Children of Problem Drinking Parents: A National Intercohort Longitudinal Study in the United States. Sociology Conference, Atiner Center, Athens, Greece, May 2007
  • Familial Transmission of High Risk Alcohol Involvement across Three Generations in Two National Follow-up Studies in the United States. Society for the Study of Addiction Annual Meeting, York, United Kingdom, November 2006
  • Active Tobacco Smoking in Early Adolescence and Adverse Health Effects Three Decades Later: Longitudinal Evidence of Risk. (Poster) Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, March 2005
  • Alcohol Consumption, Cigarette Smoking History and the Subsequent Development of Health Related Problems Among Older American Women: Results from a 12 Year National Longitudinal Survey. International Public Health Association. Quadrennial Meeting, Brighton, United Kingdom, April 2004
  • Alcohol Related Predictors of Cognitive Impairment Among Older Americans: Findings From the 1992 and 2000 Health and Retirement Study. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2003
  • Lifecourse Predictors of Heavy Drinking Among the Elderly: Findings from the national Longitudinal Survey of Men. Presented at the annual meetings of The Pacific Sociological Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 2002 (co-author).
  • The Long Term Consequences of College Binge Drinking: A Ten Year Follow Up Study. Presented at the annual meetings of The American Sociological Association, Anaheim, California, August 18-21, 2001.
  • Drinking and Smoking Covariance Among Three Cohorts of Older U.S. Women:
    Results from a National Longitudinal Study, 1989-1997. (Poster) Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2000. (co-author)
  • Drinking and Smoking Covariance Among Successive Cohorts of Middle Adult and Older Women in Two National Samples. (Poster) Research Society on Alcohol Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2000.
  • Epidemiology of Alcohol and the Elderly presented to the Extramural Scientific Advisory Board: Epidemiology National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland, May 5-6, 1999.
  • Parental Alcoholism as a Risk Factor for DSM-IV Alcohol Abuse and Dependence in American Women: Another Look at the Moderating Effects of Dyadic Cohesion in Marital Communication Using Latent Structural Models presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August 1999. (co-author)
  • The Influence of Workplace Stressors on Alcohol and Tobacco Use: A Longitudinal Study of White Collar Workers presented at the annual meetings of the American Public Health Association, Washington D.C., November 1998. (poster session)
  • The Impact of Familial Alcoholism Density, Environmental Exposure and Depression on Recurrent Use of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs in the General Population, presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Toronto, Canada, August 1997 (co-author)
  • Resilience to Drinking Vulnerability in Young Adult Women with Alcoholic Parents: The Moderating Effects of Dyadic Cohesion in Marital Communication, presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, New York City, August 1996 ( co-author)
  • If You're Smoking You've Just Got to Have a Drink: Cigarette Smoking by American Women and Interactions with Alcohol Use in a Longitudinal Study, presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC, August 1995.
  • White Collar Occupational Stress, Heavy Drinking-Smoking in Later Life and the Moderating Effects of Social Support: A Longitudinal Study of Older Men, presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Los Angeles, CA, August 1994. (co-author) .
  • Multigenerational Familial Alcoholism and Maturational Control over Drinking in Sons of Alcoholics: A Longitudinal Study, presented at the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1994 (co-author)
  • College Drinking and Alcohol Dependence After College: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences, presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM, April, 1994.
  • Drinking Problems in Adult Children of Alcoholics: Evidence from a National Survey, presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Miami, FL, August, 1993.(co-author)
  • Grandchildren of Alcoholics: Multigenerational Alcoholism and Problem Drinking in the United States, presented at the annual meetings of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, October, 1993. (co-author)
  • The Morning After: A Study of Blackout Drinking among American Women Using National Data, presented at the annual meetings of the Southwestern Social Science Association, New Orleans, LA, March, 1993.
  • Blackout Drinking Chronicity among Young Adults: A National Longitudinal Study, presented at the annual meetings of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, November, 1992. (co-author)
  • The Incidence of Alcohol Related Blackouts Among Young Adults: A National Longitudinal Study, presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Pittsburgh, PA, August, 1992.
  • A Longitudinal Study of Blackout Drinking Behavior Among College Students: Do They Mature Out? presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO, April, 1992.
  • Age of Drinking Onset and Later Problem Drinking: A Regional Comparison, presented at the Annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO, April, 1992. (co-author)
  • Social Networks and Women's Drinking: An Analysis of the Impact of Social Structure, presented at the annual meetings of the Southwest Sociological Association, Austin, TX March, 1992 (co- author)
  • Alienation and Drinking Patterns Among the Elderly: A General Population Study, presented at the Eighth Annual Forum on Research on Aging, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, October 1991.
  • Social Networks as Structural Influences on Women's Drinking, presented at the annual meetings of the Colorado Women's Studies Association, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, October, 1991.
  • Stressful Loss and the Buffering Effect of Social Support on Drinking Behavior Among African Americans: Results of a National Survey, presented at the annual meetings of the Black Sociologists' Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, August, 1991. (co-author)
  • The Influence of Social Affiliation on Drinking Behavior: Results of a National Survey, presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, Reno, NV, April, 1991.
  • Drinking Patterns in the Pacific Region: A Comparative Analysis Using National Data, presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, Reno, NV, April, 1991. (co-author)
  • The Drinking-Smoking Syndrome in the General Population: Sociological Factors, presented at the American Society of Addiction Medicine, annual Medical-Scientific Conference, Boston, MA, April, 1991. (co-author)
  • Alienation and Drinking Behavior in a National Sample of Adults, presented at the annual meetings of the Southwestern Sociological Association, San Antonio, TX, March, 1991.
  • The Impact of Role Loss and Social Support on Drinking Among Older Adults: A General Population Survey, presented at the National Conference on Aging into the 1990s, Novi, MI, April, 1990.
  • The Violent Older Offender: Report from a National Sample, presented at The Elderly Offender Conference, Miami, FL, Feb., 1983.

 

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