Publications

J75.                 Bruckner TA, Mortensen LH, Catalano RA. Social and Demographic Drivers of Trend and Seasonality in Elective Abortions in Denmark. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017. elective_abortions_data_Denmark_1995_2009_by_month_060817

J74.                 Singh P, Yang W, Shaw G, Catalano R, Bruckner TA. Selected Birth Defects among Males Following the US Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001. Birth Defects Research Part A 2017.

J73.                 Harper S, Bruckner TA. Did the Great Recession increase suicides in the USA? Evidence from an Interrupted Time Series analysis. Annals of Epidemiology 2017.

J72.                 Bruckner TA, Karasek D, Yang W, Shaw GM, Catalano RA. Cohort variation in selection during pregnancy and risk of selected birth defects among males. Epidemiology. 2017 Mar 23. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000661.

J71.                 Benmarhnia T, Huang J, Basu R, Wu J, Bruckner TA. Decomposition Analysis of Black-White Disparities in Birth Outcomes: The Relative Contribution of Air Pollution and Social Factors in California. Environmental Health Perspectives 2017.

J70.                 Liu J, Goryakin Y, Maeda A, Bruckner T, Scheffler R. (2017). Global health workforce labor market projects for 2030. Human Resources for Health, 15(1):11. doi: 10.1186/s12960-017-0187-2; PMID: 28159017; PMCID: PMC5291995. (Erratum published 2017, Human Resources for Health, 15:18. doi 10.1186/s12960-017-0193-4)

J69.                 Scheffler RM, Cometto G, Tulenko K, Bruckner T, Liu J, Keuffel EL, Preker A, Stilwell B, Brasileiro J, Campbell J. Health workforce requirements for universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals – Background paper N.1 to the WHO Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030. Human Resources for Health Observer Series No 17. World Health Organization, 2016.

J68.                 Catalano RA, Bruckner TA. Clear and simple: No association between the Great Recession and Period Life Expectancy at Birth in the United States [letter to the Editor]. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 (online Sept 15 2016: doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw205).

J67.                 Kim Y, Bruckner TA. Political fragmentation and widening disparities in African-American and white mortality, 1972–1988. Soc Sci Med – Population Health  2016 (2); 399-406.

J66.                 Ahern J, Karasek D, Luedtke AR, Bruckner TA, van der Laan MJ. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Role of Childhood Adversities for Mental Disorders Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescents. Epidemiology. 2016 Sep;27(5):697-704.

J65.                 Timberlake DS, Bruckner TA, Ngo V, Nikitin D. The Reach and Impact of Direct Marketing via Brand Websites of Moist Snuff. Tobacco Regul Sci 2016;2: 153-65.

J64.                 Lee EH, Bruckner TA. Threats to security and ischaemic heart disease deaths: the case of homicides in Mexico. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Jun 10. pii: dyw110. [Epub ahead of print]

J63.                 Bruckner TA, Mortensen LH, Catalano RA. Bruckner et al. Respond to “Preventable Pregnancy Loss Is a Public Health Problem”. Am J Epidemiol. 2016;183(8):713-4.

J62.                 Bruckner TA, Mortensen LH, Catalano RA. Spontaneous Pregnancy Loss in Denmark Following Economic Downturns. Am J Epidemiol. 2016;183(8):701-8.

J61.                 Catalano R, Bruckner TA, Karasek D, Adler NE, Mortensen LH. Shared risk aversion in spontaneous and induced abortion. Hum Reprod. 2016;31(5):1113-9.

J60.                 Bruckner TA, Yoon J, Gonzales M. Cardiovascular Disease Mortality of Medicaid Clients with Severe Mental Illness and a Co-occurring Substance Use Disorder. Adm Policy Ment Health 2016 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print]

J59.                 Bruckner TA, Mayo J, Gould JB, Stevenson D, Lewis DB, Shaw GM, Carmichael SL. Heightened risk of preterm birth and growth restriction after a first-born son. Annals of Epidemiology 2015; 25:743-7.

J58.                 Chakravarthy B, Yang A, Ogbu U, Kim C, Iqbal A, Haight J, Anderson C, DiMassa G, Bruckner T, Bhargava R, Schreiber M, Lotfipour S.    Determinants of Pediatric Psychiatry Length of Stay in 2 Urban Emergency Departments. Pediatr Emerg Care 2015 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print]

J57.                 Carpenter CS, Bruckner TA, Domina T, Gerlinger J, Wakefield S. State Education Standards for Tobacco Prevention and Classroom Instruction. Health Behavior and Policy Review 2015; 5: 352-361.

J56.                 Bruckner TA, Helle S, Bolund E, Lummaa V. Culled males, infant mortality and reproductive success in a pre-industrial Finnish population. Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Jan 22;282(1799):20140835.

J55.                 Bruckner TA, Kim Y, Lubens P, Singh A, Snowden L, Chakravarthy B. Emergency Mental Health Services for Children After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2015 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

J54.                 Bruckner TA. Invited Commentary: Are There Unrealized Benefits of Unemployment Insurance Among the Employed? American Journal of Epidemiology 2014 (doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu104).

J53.                 Bruckner TA. Cheng Y, Singh AS, Caughey AB. Economic downturns and male cesarean deliveries: a time-series test of the economic stress hypothesis. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 (doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-198).

J52.                 Chakravarthy B, Hoonpongsimanont W, Anderson CL, Habicht M, Bruckner T, Lotfipour S. Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicidal attempt presenting to the emergency department: differences between these cohorts. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 2014; 15(2):211-6.

J51.                 Bruckner TA, van den Berg GJ, Smith KR, Catalano RA. Ambient temperature during gestation and cold-related adult mortality in a Swedish cohort, 1915 to 2002. Social Science & Medicine 2014 Jan 31 (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.01.049).

J50.                 Bruckner TA, Modin B, Vågerö D. Cold ambient temperature in utero and birth outcomes in Uppsala, Sweden, 1915 to 1929. Annals of Epidemiology 2014; 24:116-21.

J49.                 Bruckner TA, McClure CB, Kim Y. A Time-Series Analysis of Google Searches for Suicide and the Risk of Completed Suicide in England and Wales, 2004-2010. [Letter] Psychiatric Services 2014; 65:271-2 (Methods and Results supplement appear online).

J48.                 Bruckner TA, Rehkopf DR, Catalano R. Income Gains and Very Low Weight Birth among Low-income Black Mothers in California. Biodemography and Social Biology 2013; 59:141-56.

J47.                 Bruckner TA, Domina T, Hwang JK, Gerlinger G, Carpenter C, Wakefield S. State-level education standards for substance use prevention programs in schools: a systematic content analysis. Journal of Adolescent Health 2013; 54(4), 467-73.

J46.                 Yoon J, Bruckner TA, Brown TT. Client Characteristics that Influence Recovery in California’s Comprehensive Community Mental Health Programs. American Journal of Public Health 2013; 103(10), 89-95. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301233).

J45.                 Bruckner TA, Noymer A, Catalano R. Life Expectancy during the Great Depression in Eleven European Countries. Population and Development Review 2013; 39(1): 57-74.

J44.                 Bruckner T, Kim Y, Snowden L. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Emergency Mental Health After Economic Downturns.Administration and Policy and Mental Health Services Research. 2013; 41(3), 334-42.(DOI 10.1007/s10488-013-0474-8)

J43.                 Bruckner TA, Nobles J. Intrauterine stress and male cohort quality: The case of September 11, 2001. Social Science & Medicine 2013; 76:107-114. (Selected as “Editor’s Choice” article)

J42.                 Bruckner TA, Saxton KB, Pearl M, Currier R, Kharrazi M. A test of maternal human chorionic gonadotropin during pregnancy as an adaptive filter of human gestations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 2012; 279:4604-4610.

J41.                 Bruckner TA, Kim Y, Chakravarthy B, Brown TT. Voluntary Psychiatric Emergencies in Los Angeles County after California’s Mental Health Services Act. Psychiatric Services 2012; 63:808-14.

J40.                 Scheffler RM, Bruckner TA, Spetz J. The labour market for human resources for health in low- and middle-income countries. Human Resources for Health Observer 2012;11. (ISBN 978 92 4 150 391 4)

J39.                 Catalano RA, Margerison-Zilko C, Goldman-Mellor S, Pearl M,Anderson E, Saxton K, Bruckner T, Subbaraman M, Goodman J, Epstein M, Currier R, Kharrazi M. Natural selection in utero induced by mass layoffs: the hCG evidence. Evolutionary Applications 2012;5(8): 796-805.

J38.                Catalano RA, Saxton KB, Bruckner TA, Pearl M, Anderson E, Goldman-Mellor S, Margerison-Zilko C, Subbaraman M, Currier RJ, Kharrazi M. Hormonal evidence supports the theory of selection in utero. American Journal of Human Biology 2012 Jul;24(4):526-32.

J37.                 Bruckner TA, Margerison-Zilko C. Humans and Models: Converging ‘Truths’. [Letter] International Journal of Epidemiology 2012;41(1):314-5.

J36.                 Bruckner TA, Hodgson A, Mahoney CB, Fulton B, Levine P, Scheffler RM. Health care supply and county-level variation in ADHD prescription medications. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2012;21(4):442-9. [Commentary on this article appears in same issue]

J35.                 Catalano R, Bruckner TA, Smith KR, Saxton K. Temperature oscillations may shorten male lifespan via natural selection in utero. Climatic Change 2012;110:697-707.

J34.                 Cheng YW, Kaimal AJ, Bruckner TA, Halloran DR, Caughey AB. Perinatal morbidity associated with late preterm deliveries compared to deliveries between 37-40 weeks. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011;118(12):1446-54.

J33.                 Scheffler RM, Bruckner TA, Fulton BD, Yoon J, Shen G, Chisholm D, Morris J, Dal Poz MR, Saxena S. Human resources for mental health: Workforce shortages in low- and middle-income countries. Human Resources for Health Observer 2011;8 (ISBN 978 92 4 150101 9).

J32.                 Bruckner TA. Brown RA, Margerison-Zilko C. Positive income shocks and accidental deaths among Cherokee Indians: a natural experiment. International Journal of Epidemiology 2011;40(4):1083-90. [Commentary on this article appears in same issue]

J31.                 Bruckner TA, Subbaraman M, Catalano R. Transient Cultural Influences on Infant Mortality: Fire-Horse Daughters in Japan. American Journal of Human Biology 2011;23(5):586-91.

J30.                 Bruckner TA, Scheffler RM, Shen G, Yoon J, Chisholm D, Morris J, Fulton BD, Dal Poz MR, Saxena S. The mental health workforce gap in low- and middle-income countries: a needs-based approach. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2011;89(3):184-94.

J29.                 Bruckner TA, Yoon J, Brown TT, Adams N. Involuntary Civil Commitments after the Implementation of California’s Mental Health Services Act. Psychiatric Services 2010; 61:1006-11.

J28.                 Bruckner TA, Snowden L, Subbaraman M, Brown TT. Economic Antecedents of Medicaid financed Mental Health Services among Youths in California. International Journal of Mental Health 2010 39(2); 75-91.

J27.                 Mann JK, Balmes JR, Bruckner TA, Mortimer KM, Margolis HG, Pratt B, Hammond SK, Lurmann F, and Tager IB. Short-Term Effects of Air Pollution on Wheeze in Asthmatic Children in Fresno, California. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2010 118(10):1497-1502.

J26.                 Bruckner TA, Catalano R, Ahern J. Male fetal loss in the U.S. following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. BMC Public Health 2010 10(1):273. [Highly Accessed: in top 10% of journals accessed]

J25.                 Hubbard AE, Ahern J, Fleischer N, Van der Laan M, Lippman SA, Jewell N, Bruckner T, Satariano WA. To GEE or not to GEE: comparing estimating function and likelihood based methods for estimating the associations between neighborhood risk factors and health. Epidemiology. 2010;21(4):467-74.

J24.                 Catalano R, Zilko CE, Saxton KB, Bruckner T. Selection in utero: A biological response to mass layoffs. American Journal of Human Biology 2010;22(3):396-400.

J23.                 Bruckner TA, Saxton, K., Anderson E, Goldman S, Gould JB.. From Paradox to Disparity: Trends in Neonatal Death among Very Low Weight Black and White Infants, 1989-2004. Journal of Pediatrics 2009; 155: 482-7.

J22.                 Yoon J, Bruckner TA. Does Deinstitutionalization Increase Suicide? Health Services Research 2009;44(4):1385-405

J21.                 Bruckner TA, Catalano R. Infant mortality and diminished entelechy in three European birth cohorts. Social Science and Medicine 2009; 68:1617-24.

J20.                 Catalano R, Ahern J, Bruckner T, Anderson E, Saxton K. Gender Specific Selection In Utero Among Contemporary Human Birth Cohorts. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2009;23(3):273-8.

J19.                 Catalano R, Saxton K, Bruckner T, Goldman S, Anderson E. A sex-specific test of selection in utero. Journal of Theoretical Biology 2009;257(3):475-9.

J18.                 Bruckner TA. Metropolitan economic decline and infant mortality due to unintentional injury. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2008;40(6):1797-803.

J17.                 Bruckner TA. Economic antecedents of prone infant sleep placement among black mothers. Annals of Epidemiology 2008;18(9):678-81.

J16.                 Bruckner TA, Cheng Y, Caughey A. Elevated neonatal mortality among post-term births in California. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;199(4):421.e1-7.

J15.                 Cheng YW, Nicholson JM, Nakagawa S, Bruckner TA, Washington AE, Caughey AB. Perinatal outcomes in low-risk term pregnancies: do they differ by week of gestation? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008 Oct;199:370.e1-7.

J14.                 Catalano R, Bruckner T, Smith K. Ambient temperature affects sex ratios and male longevity through selection in utero. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A 2008;105(6):2244-7.

J13.                 Bruckner T, Catalano R. The secondary sex ratio and age-specific male mortality: evidence for culling in utero. American Journal of Human Biology 2007; 19(6):763-73.

J12.                 Eskenazi B, Marks AR, Catalano R, Bruckner T, Toniolo PG. Low birthweight in New York city and upstate New York following the events of September 11th. Human Reproduction 2007;22(11):3013-20.

J11.                 Bruckner T, Ambalavanan N , Carlo W, Gould J. Neonatal mortality among low birth weight infants during the initial months of the academic year. Journal of Perinatology 2008;28(10):691-5.

J10.                 Bruckner T, Catalano R. Economic antecedents of sudden infant death syndrome. Annals of Epidemiology 2006;16(6):415-22.

J9.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T. Male lifespan and the secondary sex ratio. American Journal of Human Biology 2006;18(6):783-90.

J8.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T. Secondary sex ratios and male lifespan: damaged or culled cohorts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A 2006;103(5):1639-43.

J7.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T, Marks A, Eskenazi B. Exogenous shocks to the human sex ratio: The case of September 11th in New York City. Human Reproduction 2006; 21(12):3127-31.

J6.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T. Child mortality and cohort lifespan: a test of diminished entelechy. International Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 35(5):1264-9.

J5.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T, Hartig T, Ong M. Population stress and the Swedish sex ratio. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2005; 19(6):413-20.

J4.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T, Anderson E, Gould JB. Fetal death sex ratios : a test of the economic stress hypothesis. International Journal of Epidemiology 2005; 34:944–948.

J3.                   Catalano R, Bruckner T, Gould J, et al. Sex ratios in California following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Human Reproduction 2005; 20(5):1221-7.

J2.                   Catalano RA, Bruckner T. Economic antecedents of the Swedish sex ratio. Social Science and Medicine 2005;60(3):537-43.

J1.                   Ruiz JD, Molitor F, Bruckner T, Zukowski D. Ethnic disparity in HIV prevalence and zidovudine treatment among childbearing women and pediatric AIDS cases in California. AIDS 2002;16(18):2469-72.