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Academic Article

Year Title
2018 Exposure to Family and Friend Homicide in a Nationally Representative Sample of Youth.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  886260518787200. 2018
2018 Characteristics of bias-based harassment incidents reported by a national sample of U.S. adolescents.Journal of Adolescence.  65:50-60. 2018
2018 Beyond residential mobility: A broader conceptualization of instability and its impact on victimization risk among children.Child Abuse and Neglect.  79:485-494. 2018
2018 From Poly-Victimization to Poly-Strengths: Understanding the Web of Violence Can Transform Research on Youth Violence and Illuminate the Path to Prevention and Resilience.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  33:719-739. 2018
2018 Poly-Victimization and Peer Harassment Involvement in a Technological World.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  33:762-788. 2018
2018 Exposure to Medication Overdose as an Adversity in Childhood.Journal of Pediatric Nursing.  38:127-132. 2018
2018 Injuries From Physical Abuse: National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence I-III.American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  54:129-132. 2018
2017 Past Year Technology-Involved Peer Harassment Victimization and Recent Depressive Symptoms and Suicide Ideation Among a National Sample of Youth.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  886260517748413. 2017
2017 Victimization and adversity among children experiencing war-related parental absence or deployment in a nationally representative US sample.Child Abuse and Neglect.  67:271-279. 2017
2017 Effects of Poly-Victimization on Adolescent Social Support, Self-Concept, and Psychological Distress.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  32:755-780. 2017
2017 Assessing the Impact of Harassment by Peers: Incident Characteristics and Outcomes in a National Sample of YouthJournal of School Violence.  16:1-24. 2017
2016 The Role of Technology in Peer Harassment: Does It Amplify Harm for Youth?Psychology of Violence.  6:193-204. 2016
2016 Polyvictimization and Youth Violence Exposure Across Contexts.Journal of Adolescent Health.  58:208-214. 2016
2015 Victim Reports of Bystander Reactions to In-Person and Online Peer Harassment: A National Survey of Adolescents.Journal of Youth and Adolescence.  44:2308-2320. 2015
2015 Beyond bullying: Aggravating elements of peer victimization episodes.School Psychology Quarterly.  30:366-384. 2015
2015 Prevalence of Childhood Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: Results From the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence.JAMA Pediatrics.  169:746-754. 2015
2015 Weapon Involvement in the Victimization of Children.Pediatrics.  136:10-17. 2015
2014 The lifetime prevalence of child sexual abuse and sexual assault assessed in late adolescence.Journal of Adolescent Health.  55:329-333. 2014
2014 Trends in children's exposure to violence, 2003 to 2011.JAMA Pediatrics.  168:540-546. 2014
2013 Bullying vs. school violence: a response to Williams and Stelko-Pereira (2013).Child Abuse and Neglect.  37:608-609. 2013
2013 Violence, crime, and abuse exposure in a national sample of children and youth: an update.JAMA Pediatrics.  167:614-621. 2013
2013 Community disorder, victimization exposure, and mental health in a national sample of youth.Journal of Health and Social Behavior Journal of health and human behavior.  54:258-275. 2013
2013 Family structure, victimization, and child mental health in a nationally representative sample.Social Science and Medicine.  87:39-51. 2013
2012 Recent victimization exposure and suicidal ideation in adolescents.Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  166:1149-1154. 2012
2012 Family context, victimization, and child trauma symptoms: variations in safe, stable, and nurturing relationships during early and middle childhood.American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.  82:209-219. 2012
2012 Let's prevent peer victimization, not just bullying.Child Abuse and Neglect.  36:271-274. 2012
2011 Disability and victimization in a national sample of children and youth.Child Maltreatment.  16:275-286. 2011
2011 Specifying type and location of peer victimization in a national sample of children and youth.Journal of Youth and Adolescence.  40:1052-1067. 2011
2010 Disasters, victimization, and children's mental health.Child Development.  81:1040-1052. 2010
2010 Infant victimization in a nationally representative sample.Pediatrics.  126:44-52. 2010
2010 Child mental health problems as risk factors for victimization.Child Maltreatment.  15:132-143. 2010
2010 Psychological distress as a risk factor for re-victimization in children.Child Abuse and Neglect.  34:235-243. 2010
2010 Poly-victimization in a national sample of children and youth.American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  38:323-330. 2010
2010 The effects of adolescent victimization on self-concept and depressive symptoms.Child Maltreatment.  15:76-90. 2010
2009 Lifetime assessment of poly-victimization in a national sample of children and youth.Child Abuse and Neglect.  33:403-411. 2009
2009 The developmental epidemiology of childhood victimization.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  24:711-731. 2009
2007 Juvenile delinquency and victimization: a theoretical typology.Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  22:1581-1602. 2007
2007 The significance of employment for chronic stress and psychological distress among rural single mothers.American Journal of Community Psychology.  40:181-193. 2007
2007 Predictors of receiving counseling in a national sample of youth: the relative influence of symptoms, victimization exposure, parent-child conflict, and delinquencyJournal of Youth and Adolescence.  36:861-876. 2007
2007 Re-victimization patterns in a national longitudinal sample of children and youth.Child Abuse and Neglect.  31:479-502. 2007
2007 Family structure variations in patterns and predictors of child victimization.American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.  77:282-295. 2007
2007 Poly-victimization: a neglected component in child victimization.Child Abuse and Neglect.  31:7-26. 2007
2007 Polyvictimization and trauma in a national longitudinal cohort.Development and Psychopathology.  19:149-166. 2007
2006 Stress, social resources, and depression among never-married and divorced rural mothersRural Sociology.  71:479-504. 2006
2006 Exposure to interparental conflict and psychological disorder among young adultsJournal of Family Issues.  27:131-158. 2006
2006 The effect of lifetime victimization on the mental health of children and adolescents.Social Science and Medicine.  62:13-27. 2006
2005 Measuring poly-victimization using the Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire.Child Abuse and Neglect.  29:1297-1312. 2005
2005 Understanding variations in exposure to social stress.Health.  9:209-240. 2005
2004 Long-term effects of child corporal punishment on depressive symptoms in young adults - Potential moderators and mediatorsJournal of Family Issues.  25:761-782. 2004
2003 Direct and indirect effects of childhood adversity on depressive symptoms in young adultsJournal of Youth and Adolescence.  32:89-103. 2003
2001 "When feeling other people's pain hurts": The influence of psychosocial resources on the association between self-reported empathy and depressive symptomsSocial Psychology Quarterly.  64:376-389. 2001
1999 Gender, social status, and emotional reliance.Journal of Health and Social Behavior Journal of health and human behavior.  40:360-373. 1999
1999 Participation bias in AIDS-related telephone surveys: Results from the national AIDS behavioral survey (NABS) non-response studyJournal of Sex Research.  36:52-58. 1999
1998 Age, disability, and the sense of mastery.Journal of Health and Social Behavior Journal of health and human behavior.  39:169-186. 1998
1998 Sources and determinants of social support for caregivers of persons with AIDS.Journal of Health and Social Behavior Journal of health and human behavior.  39:137-151. 1998
1997 Informal caregiving to persons with AIDS in the United States: caregiver burden among central cities residents eighteen to forty-nine years old.American Journal of Community Psychology.  25:35-59. 1997
1996 Corporal punishment as a stressor among youthJournal of Marriage and Family.  58:155-166. 1996
1996 Determinants of perceived family support and conflict: life-course variations among the physically disabled.International Journal of Aging and Human Development.  42:21-41. 1996
1994 The prevalence of informal caregiving to persons with AIDS in the United States: caregiver characteristics and their implications.Social Science and Medicine.  38:1543-1552. 1994
1993 Determinants of social support among gay men: the context of AIDS.Journal of Health and Social Behavior Journal of health and human behavior.  34:37-53. 1993
1992 Coping with death anxiety: help-seeking and social support among gay men with various HIV diagnoses.AIDS.  6:999-1005. 1992


Year Title
2010 Stress Process Applications in Child Victimization Research.  207-228. 2010

Teaching Activities

  • Adv Spc Top/Research Practicum Taught course 2018
  • Senior Thesis Taught course 2018
  • Internship Independent Study Taught course 2017
  • Sociology of Mental Health Taught course 2017
  • Mental Health and Society Taught course 2017
  • Mental Health and Society Taught course 2016
  • Adv Spec Top/Practicum Taught course 2015
  • Sociology of Mental Health Taught course 2015
  • Mental Health and Society Taught course 2014
  • Mental Health and Society Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Sociology, University of Western Ontario
  • Ph.D. Human Development&Family Study, University of California - San Francisco
  • Full Name

  • Heather Turner