Nicole P. Yuan

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OBJECTIVE Genetic variation influences differential vulnerability to addiction within populations. However, it remains unclear whether differences in frequencies of vulnerability alleles contribute to disparities between populations and to what extent ancestry correlates with differential exposure to environmental risk factors, including poverty and trauma.(More)
Female survivors of sexual trauma are vulnerable to a wide range of psychological consequences (see the VAWnet document entitled The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma). Because some psychological symptoms may be long lasting and severe, treating them at the earliest point in time may reduce the duration and severity of distress. Therefore, this(More)
This study examined associations between alcohol misuse and childhood maltreatment and out-of-home placement among urban lesbian, gay, and bisexual (referred to as two-spirit) American Indian and Alaska Native adults. In a multi-site study, data were obtained from 294 individuals who consumed alcohol during the past year. The results indicated that 72.3% of(More)
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