Select recent publications (also see here)

Griffin SC, Mezuk B, Williams AB, Perrin PB, Rybarczyk BD. (2018) Isolation, not loneliness of cynical hostility, predicts cognitive decline in older Americans. Journal of Aging and Health.

Brown KL, JaRose JG, Mezuk B. (2018) The relationship between body mass index, binge eating disorder, and suicidality. BMC Psychiatry.

Mezuk B, Thornton W, Sealy-Jefferson S, Montgomery J, Smith J, Lexima E, Mejia Ruiz MJ, Concha JB. (2018) Successfully managing diabetes in a community setting: Evidence from the YMCA of Greater Richmond Diabetes Control Program. Diabetes Educator.

Kelly KM and Mezuk B. (2017). Predictors of remission from Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Mezuk B, Concha JB, Perrin P, Green T. (2017). Reconsidering the role of context in diabetes prevention. Ethnicity & Disease.

Mezuk B, Ratliff S, Concha JB, Abdou CM, Rafferty J, Lee H, & Jackson JS. (2017). Stress, self-regulation, and context: Evidence from the health and retirement survey. SSM – Population Health.

Montgomery, J., Lu, J., Ratliff, S., & Mezuk, B. (2017). Food Insecurity and Depression Among Adults With Diabetes: Results From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). The Diabetes Educator.

Jaggi L, Mezuk B, Watkins DC, Jackson JS. (2016). The relationship between trauma, arrest, and incarceration history among Black Americans: Findings from the National Survey of American Life. Society & Mental Health.

Brown MJ, Cohen SA, Mezuk B. (2015). Duration of US residence and suicidality among racial/ethnic minority immigrants. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Concha, JB and Mezuk, B. (2015). Neighborhoods and Risk of Diabetes Mellitus: Person and Place or Person in Place? JAMA Intern Med.

Lohman, M., & Mezuk, B. (2015). Depression and Frailty in Late Life: Evidence for a Common Vulnerability. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Lohman, M., Mezuk, B., & Dumenci, L. (2015). Depression and frailty: Concurrent risks for adverse health outcomes. Aging & Mental Health, 1-10.

Mezuk B, Lohman M, Leslie M, Powell V. (2015). Suicide Risk in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities: 2003-2011. Am J Public Health.

Needham BL, Mezuk B, Bareis N, Lin J, Blackburn EH, Epel ES. (2015). Depression, anxiety and telomere length in young adults: evidence from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Mol Psychiatry.

Mezuk, B., Li, X., Cederin, K., Concha, J., Kendler, KS, Sundquist, J., & Sundquist, K. (2015). Ethnic enclaves and risk of psychiatric disorders among first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Mezuk B, Heh V, Prom-Wormley E, Kendler KS, Pedersen NL. (2015). Association between major depression and type 2 diabetes in midlife: findings from the Screening Across the Lifespan Twin Study. Psychosom Med.

Moscati A, Mezuk B. (2014). Losing faith and finding religion: Religiosity over the life cource and substance use and abuse. Drug Alcohol Depend.

Engeda J, Mezuk B, Ratliff S, Ning Y. (2013). Association between duration and quality of sleep and the risk of pre-diabetes: evidence from NHANES. Diabet Med.

Mezuk B, Gallo JJ. Depression and medical illness in late life: Race, resources, and stress. In Depression in Late Life. Levretsky H, Sajatovic M, Reynolds CF, eds. Oxford University Press: New York, 2013, pp. 270-294.

Mezuk B, Johnson-Lawrence V, Lee H, Rafferty JA, Abdou CM, Uzogara EE, Jackson JS. (2013). Is ignorance bliss? Depression, antidepressants, and the diagnosis of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Health Psychol.

Mezuk B. (2011). Depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a call to explore the common cause hypothesis. Arch Intern Med.