Xiaoyu Bi

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BACKGROUND Limited information is available regarding the impact of candy consumption on health. The purpose of this study was to investigate associations between typical frequency of candy consumption and body weight status and select cardiovascular risk factors among adults in the United States. METHODS Using data collected in the 2003-2006 National(More)
This paper examined the prevalence of depressive symptomotology among women of Mexican ancestry (N = 205), over the age of 18, of diverse incomes and nativity. We examined differences in rates of diagnosis by Spanish/English preference and the sensitivity and specificity of three common measures: the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ9), the Kessler(More)
OBJECTIVE While family conflict and somatic symptoms are mutually associated, few longitudinal studies have examined multiple (heterogeneous) trajectory subgroups for family conflict and somatic symptoms and their covariation over time. The aim of this study was to identify heterogeneous trajectory subgroups for family conflict and somatic symptoms and(More)
BACKGROUND Few longitudinal studies describe the relationship between somatic symptoms and family disagreements. We examined changes over time in somatic symptoms, family disagreements, their interrelationships, and whether these patterns differed between individuals treated for depression (depression group) and individuals from the same community(More)
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