• Katherine Karriker-Jaffe, PhD

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    How community and cultural determinants create racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in alcohol and drug use and its problems.
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Selected Publications
  • Karriker-Jaffe, KJ, Liu, H & Kaplan, LM. (2016). Understanding associations between neighborhood socioeconomic status and negative consequences of drinking: A moderated mediation analysis. Prevention Science, 1-12 Abstract or Full Text
  • Greenfield, T.K., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Kerr, W.C., Ye, Y., & Kaplan, L.M.  (2016). Those harmed by others’ drinking in the US population are more depressed and distressed. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35 (1) 22-29 Abstract or Full Text
  • Jones-Webb, R., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Zemore, S.E., Mulia, N. (2016). Effects of economic disruptions on alcohol use and problems: why do African Americans fare worse?. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77 (2) 261-71 Abstract or Full Text
  • Mericle, A.A., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Gupta, S., Sheridan, D.M. & Polcin, D.L. (2016). Distribution and neighborhood correlates of sober living house locations in Los Angeles. American Journal of Community Psychology, 58 (1-2) 88-99 Abstract or Full Text
  • Kendler, K.S., Ohlsson, H., Edwards, A., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Sundquist, J. & Sundquist, K. (2016). Clinical features of registry-ascertained alcohol use disorders that reflect genetic risk. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 164 135-142 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cook W.K., Karriker-Jaffe K.J., Bond J., Lui C. (2015). Asian American problem drinking trajectories during the transition to adulthood: ethnic drinking cultures and neighborhood contexts. American Journal of Public Health, 105 :1020-1027. Abstract or Full Text
  • Karriker-Jaffe K.J., Witbrodt J., Greenfield T.K. (2015). Refining measures of alcohol problems for general population surveys. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39 (2) 363-70 Abstract or Full Text
  • Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Liu, H., Johnson, R.M. (2015). Racial/Ethnic Differences in Associations Between Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, Distress, and Smoking Among U.S. Adults. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 1-21 Abstract or Full Text
  • Greenfield, T.K., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Kaplan, L.M., Kerr, W.C., Wilsnack, S.C. (2015). Trends in Alcohol’s Harms to Others (AHTO) and co-occurrence of family-related AHTO: the four US National Alcohol Surveys 2000 to 2015. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, 9 (Suppl. 2) 23-31 Abstract or Full Text
  • Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Liu. H,, Johnson, R.M. (2015). Racial/ethnic differences in associations between neighborhood socioeconomic status, distress and smoking among U.S. adults. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 15 (1) 73-91
  • Karriker-Jaffe, K.J. & Greenfield, T.K. (2014). Gender differences in alcohol’s harms to others in disadvantaged U.S. neighborhoods. Drug & Alcohol Review, 33 (3) 296-303 Abstract or Full Text
  • Chartier, K.G., Scott, D.M., Wall, T.L., Covault, J., Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Mills, B., Luczak, S.E., Caetano, R. & Arroyo, J.A. (2014). Framing ethnic variations in alcohol outcomes: From biological pathways to neighborhood context. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, 338 (3) 611-8 Abstract or Full Text
  • Karriker-Jaffe, K.J., Roberts, S.C.M., & Bond, J. (2013). Understanding the contribution of income inequality to alcohol use patterns and associated problems. American Journal of Public Health, 103 (4) 649-656 Abstract or Full Text
  • Karriker-Jaffe, K.J. (2013). Neighborhood socioeconomic status and substance use by US adults. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcep.2013.04.033 [Epub: 31 May 2013].. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, Abstract or Full Text
  • Jones-Webb, R. & Karriker-Jaffe, K.J. (2013). Neighborhood disadvantage, high alcohol content beverage consumption, drinking norms, and drinking consequences: A mediation analysis. Journal of Urban Health, 90 (4) 667-684 Abstract or Full Text