H. Shirado and N.A. Christakis, "Locally Noisy Autonomous Agents Improve Global Human Coordination in Network Experiments," Nature, 545, 370–374 (18 May 2017) doi:10.1038/nature22332.
MS180 A
C.E. Pollack, P.R. Soulos, J. Herrin, X. Xu, N.A. Christakis, H.P. Forman, J.B. Yu, B.K. Killelea, S.Y. Wang, C.P. Gross, "The Impact of Social Contagion on Physician Adoption of Advanced Imaging Tests in Breast Cancer," Journal of National Cancer Institute, March 2017) DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djw330.
MS177 A
F. Fu, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Dueling Biological and Social Contagions," Scientific Reports, (March 2017); 7: 43643 DOI: 10.1038/srep43634.
MS179 A
J.M. Perkins, V.N. Nyakato, B. Kakuhikire, P.K. Mbabazi, H.W. Perkins, A.C. Tsai, S.V. Subramanian, N.A. Christakis, and D.R. Bangsberg, "Actual Versus Perceived HIV Testing Norms, and Personal HIV Testing Uptake: A Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Study in Rural Uganda," AIDS and Behavior, (February 2017) doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1691-z.
MS174 A
A. Nishi, N.A. Christakis, and D. G. Rand, "Cooperation, Decision Time, and Culture: Online Experiments with American and Indian Participants," PLoS ONE, (February 2017) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171252.
MS178 A
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "An Exploratory Comparison of Name Generator Content: Data from Rural India," Social Networks, 48: 157-168 (January 2017).
MS173 A
H.B. Shakya, D. Stafford, D.A. Hughes, T. Keegan, R. Negron, J. Broome, M. McKnight, E. Nicoll, J.A. Nelson, E. Iriarte, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Exploiting Social Influence to Magnify Population-Level Behavior Change in Maternal and Child Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Network Targeting Algorithms in Rural Honduras," BMJ Open, (2017) 7(3), p.e012996..
MS175 A
W.R. Hobbs, M.K. Burke, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Online Social Integration is Associated with Reduced Mortality Risk," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(46): 12980-12984 (November 2016) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1605554113.
MS172 A
D.A. Kim, E. Benjamin, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Connectedness Is Associated with Fibrinogen Level in a Human Social Network," Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283: 20160958 (August 2016) doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0958.
MS171 A
A. Nishi, N.A. Christakis, T. Evans, A.J. O’Malley, and D. G. Rand, "Social Environment Shapes the Speed of Cooperation," Scientific Reports, 6: 29622 (2016) doi:10.1038/srep29622.
MS170 A
M.A. Andersson and N.A. Christakis, "Desire for Weight Loss, Weight-Related Social Contact, and Body Mass Outcomes," Obesity, 24(7): 1434-1437 (July 2016) doi: 10.1002/oby.21512.
MS169 A
H.B. Shakya and N.A. Christakis, "Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study," American Journal of Epidemiology, 2017; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kww189.
MS176 A
Intimate partner violence norms cluster within households: an observational social network study in rural Honduras
H.B. Shakya, D. Hughes, D. Stafford, N.A. Christakis, J. Fowler, J. Silverman, "Intimate partner violence norms cluster within households: an observational social network study in rural Honduras," BMC Public Health, 2016, 16:233 DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2893-4
MS168 A
J.P. Onnela, B.E. Landon, A.L. Kahn, D. Ahmed, H. Verma, A.J. O'Malley, S. Bahl, R.W. Sutter, N.A. Christakis, "Polio vaccine hesitancy in the networks and neighborhoods of Malegaon, India," Social Science & Medicine, 153: 99-106 (February 2016) doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.01.024.
MS167 A
A. Isakov, A Holcomb, L. Glowacki, and N.A. Christakis, "Modeling the Role of Networks and Individual Differences in Inter-Group Violence," PLoS One, 11(2): e0148314 (February 2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0148314.
MS166 A
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Self Comparisons as Motivators for Healthy Behavior," Obesity, 23: 2477–2484 (December 2015). doi:10.1002/oby.21201.
MS165 A
A. Nishi, H. Shirado, and N.A. Christakis, "Intermediate Levels of Social Fluidity Amplify Economic Growth and Mitigate Economic Inequality in Experimental Social Networks," Sociological Science, 2: 544-557 (Nov 30, 2015) doi: 10.15195/v2.a26.
MS164 A
Inequality and Visibility of Wealth in Experimental Social Networks
A. Nishi, H. Shirado, D.G. Rand, and N.A. Christakis, "Inequality and Visibility of Wealth in Experimental Social Networks," Nature, Published online 09 September 2015. doi:10.1038/nature15392
MS163 A
Supplement A
Editorial: Behavioural economics: Visible inequality breeds more inequality A
Editorial: Money matters. It is not how much people have, it is how much we know they have that stokes inequality. A
Social network targeting to maximise population behaviour change: a cluster randomised controlled trial
D.A. Kim, A.R. Hwong, D. Stafford, D.A. Hughes, A.J. O’Malley, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social network targeting to maximise population behaviour change: a cluster randomised controlled trial," The Lancet, Published online May 5, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60095-2
MS162 A
Comment A
Cohort of birth modifies the association between FTO genotype and BMI
J.N. Rosenquist, S.F. Lehrer, A.J. O’Malley, A.M. Zaslavsky, J.W. Smoller, and N.A. Christakis, "Cohort of birth modifies the association between FTO genotype and BMI," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(2): 354–359 (January 2015) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411893111
MS161 A
Social Network Predictors of Latrine Ownership in India
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Social Network Predictors of Latrine Ownership in India," Social Science and Medicine, 125:129-38 (January, 2015) doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.009. Epub 2014 Mar 12
MS160 A
A Systematic Review of Sociocentric Network Studies on Health Issues in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
J. Perkins, S. Subramanian, and N.A. Christakis, "A Systematic Review of Sociocentric Network Studies on Health Issues in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," Social Science and Medicine, 125:60-78 (January, 2105) doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.08.019. Epub 2014 Aug 19
MS159 A
Static Network Structure Can Stabilize Human Cooperation
D.G. Rand, M. Nowak, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Static Network Structure Can Stabilize Human Cooperation," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (48): 17093-17098 (December, 2014) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1400406111
MS158 A
Estimating Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data Using Instrumental Variables
A.J. O’Malley, F. Elwert, J.N. Rosenquist, A.M. Zaslavsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Estimating Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data Using Instrumental Variables," Biometrics, 70: 506-515 (April, 2014) doi: 10.1111/biom.12172
MS157 A
Friendship and Natural Selection
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Friendship and Natural Selection," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (Supplement 3): 10796-10801 (July, 2014) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1400825111
MS156 A
Individual and Spousal Unemployment as Predictors of Smoking and Drinking Behavior
M. Arcaya, M.M. Glymour, N.A. Christakis, I. Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian, "Individual and Spousal Unemployment as Predictors of Smoking and Drinking Behavior," Social Science and Medicine, 110: 89-95 (June, 2014) doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.034
MS155 A
Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Systolic Blood Pressure in Massachusetts, 1987-2008
M. Arcaya, M.M. Glymour, P. Chakrabarti, N.A. Christakis, I. Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian, "Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Systolic Blood Pressure in Massachusetts, 1987-2008," Circulation, 129(22): 2262-2268 (June, 2014) doi: 10.1161/CIRCULA TIONAHA.113.006205
MS154 A
Evolutionary Origin of the Endowment Effect: Evidence from Hunter-Gatherers
C.L. Apicella, E.M. Azevedo, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Evolutionary Origin of the Endowment Effect: Evidence from Hunter-Gatherers," American Economic Review, 104(6): 1793-1805 (2014); 10.1257/aer.104.6.1793
MS153 A
Association Between Social Network Communities and Health Behavior: An Observational Sociocentric Network Study of Latrine Adoption in Rural India
H. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Association Between Social Network Communities and Health Behavior: An Observational Sociocentric Network Study of Latrine Adoption in Rural India," American Journal of Public Health, 104(5): 903-907 (May, 2014) doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301811
MS152 A
Using Friends as Sensors to Detect Global-Scale Contagious Outbreaks
M. Garcia-Herranz, E.M. Egido, M. Cebrian, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Using Friends as Sensors to Detect Global-Scale Contagious Outbreaks," PLoS One, 9(4): e92413 (April, 2014) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092413
MS151 A
Detecting Emotional Contagion in Massive Social Networks
L. Coviella, Y. Sohn, A.D.I. Kramer, C. Marlow, M. Franceschetti, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Detecting Emotional Contagion in Massive Social Networks," PLoS One, 9(3): e90315 (March, 2014); doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090315
MS150 A
Same-Sex Sexual Attraction Does Not Spread in Adolescent Social Networks
T.A. Brakefield, S.C. Mednick, H.W. Wilson, J.E. deNeve, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Same-Sex Sexual Attraction Does Not Spread in Adolescent Social Networks," Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(2): 335-344 (February, 2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-013- 0142-9
MS149 A
Widowhood Effects in Voter Participation
W. Hobbs, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Widowhood Effects in Voter Participation," American Journal of Political Science, 58(1): 1-16 (January, 2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12040
MS148 A
Quality Versus Quantity of Social Ties in Experimental Cooperative Networks
H. Shirado, F. Fu, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Quality Versus Quantity of Social Ties in Experimental Cooperative Networks," Nature Communications, 4: 2814 (November, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3814
MS147 A
Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Weight Gain in Massachusetts, 1987-2008
M. Arcaya, M.M. Glymour, P. Chakrabarti, N.A. Christakis, I. Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian, "Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Weight Gain in Massachusetts, 1987-2008," American Journal of Public Health, 103 (9):e50-6 (September, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301460
MS146 A
Using Administrative Data to Identify Naturally Occurring Networks of Physicians
B.E. Landon, J.P. Onnela, N.L. Keating, M.L. Barnett, S. Paul, A.J. O’Malley, T. Keegan, and N.A. Christakis, "Using Administrative Data to Identify Naturally Occurring Networks of Physicians," Medical Care, 51 (8):715-21 (August, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182977991
MS145 A
Contagion of Cooperation in Static and Fluid Social Networks
J.J. Jordan, D.G. Rand, S. Arbesman, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Contagion of Cooperation in Static and Fluid Social Networks," PLoS One, 8(6): e66199 (June, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0066199
MS144 A
Population Trends and Variation in Body Mass Index From 1971 to 2008 in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort
J.P. Block, S.V. Subramanian, N.A. Christakis, and A.J. O’Malley, "Population Trends and Variation in Body Mass Index From 1971 to 2008 in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort," PLoS One, 8(5): e63217 (May, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0063217
MS143 A
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Unless Everyone Else Is Doing It Too: Social Network Effects on Divorce in a Longitudinal Sample
R. McDermott, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Unless Everyone Else Is Doing It Too: Social Network Effects on Divorce in a Longitudinal Sample," Social Forces, 92(2): 491-519 (February, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sf/sot096
MS142 A
Born to Lead? A Twin Design and Genetic Association Study of Leadership Role Occupancy
J.E. DeNeve, S. Mikhaylov, C.T. Dawes, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Born to Lead? A Twin Design and Genetic Association Study of Leadership Role Occupancy," Leadership Quarterly, 24(1): 45-60 (February 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.08.001
MS141 A
Social Contagion Theory: Examining Dynamic Social Networks and Human Behavior
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Social Contagion Theory: Examining Dynamic Social Networks and Human Behavior," Statistics in Medicine, 32(4): 556-577 (February 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.5408
MS140 A
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Parental Influence on Substance Use in Adolescent Social Networks," Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 166(12): 1132-1139 (December 2012) http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.1372.
MS139 A
Genes, Economics, and Happiness
J.E. DeNeve, N.A. Christakis, J.H. Fowler, and B.S. Frey, "Genes, Economics, and Happiness," Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 5(4): 193-211 (November 2012)
MS138 A
Most Reported Genetic Associations with General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives
C.F. Chabris, B.M. Hebert, D.J. Benjamin, J. Beauchamp, D. Cesarini, M. van der Loos, M. Johannesson, P.K. E. Magnusson, P. Lichtenstein, C.S. Atwood, J. Freese, T.S. Hauser, R.M. Hauser, N.A. Christakis, D. Laibson, "Most Reported Genetic Associations with General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives," Psychological Science, 23(11): 1314-1323 (November 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797611435528
MS136 A
The Evolution of Homophily
F. Fu, M. Nowak, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "The Evolution of Homophily," Nature Scientific Reports, 2: 845 (November 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00845
MS137 A
Variation in Patient-Sharing Networks of Physicians Across the United States
B.E. Landon, N.L. Keating, M.L. Barnett, J.P. Onnela, S. Paul, A.J. O’Malley, T. Keegan, and N.A. Christakis, "Variation in Patient-Sharing Networks of Physicians Across the United States," JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 308(3): 265-273 (July 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.7615
MS135 A
Viral Perturbations of Host Networks Reflect Disease Etiology
N. Gulbahce, H. Yan, A. Dricot, M. Padi, D. Byrdsong, R. Franchi, D.S. Lee, O. Rozenblatt- Rosen, J.C. Mar, M.A. Calderwood, A. Baldwin, B. Zhao, B. Santhanam, P. Braun, N. Simonis, K.W. Huh, K. Hellner, M. Grace, A. Chen, R. Rubio, J.A. Marto, N.A. Christakis, E. Kieff, F.P. Roth, J. Roecklein-Canfield, J.A. Decaprio, M.E. Cusick, J. Quackenbush, D.E. Hill, K. Munger, M. Vidal, A.L. Barabasi, "Viral Perturbations of Host Networks Reflect Disease Etiology," PLoS Computational Biology, 8(6): e1002531 (June 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002531
MS134 A
Evolution of In-Group Favoritism
F. Fu, C.E. Tarnita, N.A. Christakis, L. Wang, D.G. Rand, and M.A. Nowak, "Evolution of In-Group Favoritism," Nature Scientific Reports, 2: 460 (June 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00460
MS133 A
Egocentric Social Network Structure, Health, and Pro-Social Behaviors in a National Panel Study of Americans
A.J. O’Malley, S. Arbesman, D.M. Steiger, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Egocentric Social Network Structure, Health, and Pro-Social Behaviors in a National Panel Study of Americans," PLoS ONE, 7(5): e36250 (May 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036250
MS132 A
M. Barnett, N.L. Keating, N.A. Christakis, A.J. O’Malley, and B. Landon, "Reasons for Choice of Referral Physician Among Primary Care and Specialist Physicians," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 27(5): 506-512 (May 2012).
MS131 A
Aspirin Use and Cardiovascular Events in Social Networks
K. Strully, J.H. Fowler, J. Murabito, E.J. Benjamin, D. Levy, and N.A. Christakis, "Aspirin Use and Cardiovascular Events in Social Networks," Social Science and Medicine, 74(7): 1125- 1129 (April 2012)
MS130 A
Spreading Paths in Partially Observed Social Networks
J.P. Onnela and N.A. Christakis, "Spreading Paths in Partially Observed Social Networks," Physical Review E, 85(3): 036106
MS129 A
Physician Patient-Sharing Networks and the Cost and Intensity of Care in US Hospitals
M. Barnett, N.A. Christakis, A.J. O’Malley, J.P. Onnela, N.L. Keating, and B. Landon, "Physician Patient-Sharing Networks and the Cost and Intensity of Care in US Hospitals," Medical Care, 50(2): 152-160 (February 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e31822dcef7
MS128 A
Social Networks and Cooperation in Hunter-Gatherers
C.L. Apicella, F.W. Marlowe, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Networks and Cooperation in Hunter-Gatherers," Nature, 481(7382): 497-501 (January 2012)Video: Dawn of Social Networks: Hunter-gatherers Provide Clues About the Evolution of Cooperation D
MS127 A
Dynamic Social Networks Promote Cooperation in Experiments with Humans
D. Rand, S. Arbesman, and N.A. Christakis, "Dynamic Social Networks Promote Cooperation in Experiments with Humans," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108 (48): 19193-19198 (November 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1108243108
MS126 A
Proximity to Food Establishments and Body Mass Index in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort over 30 Years
J. Block, N.A. Christakis, A.J. O’Malley, and S. Subramanian, "Proximity to Food Establishments and Body Mass Index in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort over 30 Years," American Journal of Epidemiology, 174(10): 1108-1114 (November 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwr244
MS125 A
M. Pachucki, P.F. Jacques, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Network Concordance in Food Choice Among Spouses, Friends, and Siblings," American Journal of Public Health, 101(11): 2170- 2177 (November 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2011.300282.
MS124 A
Mapping Physician Networks with Self-Reported and Administrative Data
M. Barnett, B. Landon, A.J. O’Malley, N.L. Keating, and N.A. Christakis, "Mapping Physician Networks with Self-Reported and Administrative Data," Health Services Research, 46(5): 1592-1609 (October 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6773.2011.01262.x
MS122 A
Molecular Genetics and Economics
J.P. Beauchamp, D. Cesarini, M. Johannesson, M.J.H.M van der Loos, P.D. Koellinger, P.J.F. Broenen, J.H. Fowler, J.N. Rosenquist, A.R. Thurik, and N.A. Christakis, "Molecular Genetics and Economics," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(4): 57-82 (2011)
MS123 A
Minimal Social Network Effects Evident in Cancer Screening Behavior
N.L. Keating, A.J. O’Malley, J.M. Murabito, K.P. Smith, and N.A. Christakis, "Minimal Social Network Effects Evident in Cancer Screening Behavior," Cancer, 117(13): 3045-3052 (July 2011)
MS121 A
S. Arbesman and N.A. Christakis, "Scaling of Prosocial Behavior in Cities," Physica A, 390 (11): 2155-2159 (June 2011)..
MS120 A
Geographic Constraints on Social Network Groups
J.P. Onnela, S. Arbesman, M.C. Gonzalez, A.L. Barabasi, and N.A. Christakis, "Geographic Constraints on Social Network Groups," Plos One, 6(4): e16939 (April 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0016939
MS119 A
Longitudinal Analysis of Large Social Networks: Estimating the Effect of Health Traits on Changes in Friendship Ties
A.J. O’Malley and N.A. Christakis, "Longitudinal Analysis of Large Social Networks: Estimating the Effect of Health Traits on Changes in Friendship Ties," Statistics in Medicine, 30(9): 950- 964 (April 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.4190
MS118 A
Social Network Determinants of Depression
J.N. Rosenquist, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Network Determinants of Depression," Molecular Psychiatry, 16(3): 273-281 (March 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/mp.2010.13
MS117 A
Correlated Genotypes in Friendship Networks
J.H. Fowler, J.E. Settle, and N.A. Christakis, "Correlated Genotypes in Friendship Networks," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(5): 1993-1997 (February 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1011687108
MS116 A
Emotions as Infectious Diseases in a Large Social Network: The SISa Model
A.L. Hill, D.G. Rand, M.A. Nowak, and N.A. Christakis, "Emotions as Infectious Diseases in a Large Social Network: The SISa Model," Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 277(1701): 3827-3835 (December 2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.1217
MS115 A
Supplement A
Infectious Disease Modeling of Social Contagion in Networks
A.L. Hill, D.G. Rand, M.A. Nowak, and N.A. Christakis, "Infectious Disease Modeling of Social Contagion in Networks," PLoS Computational Biology, 6(11): e1000968 (November 2010); doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000968
MS114 A
Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political Ideology
J.E. Settle, C.T. Dawes, Peter K. Hatemi, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political Ideology," Journal of Politics, 72(4): 1189-1198 (October 2010)
MS113 A
Social Network Sensors for Early Detection of Contagious Outbreaks
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Social Network Sensors for Early Detection of Contagious Outbreaks," PLoS One, 5(9): e12948 (September 2010); doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012948TED Talk D
MS112 A
Supplement A
Preliminary Evidence Regarding the Hypothesis that the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity May Affect Longevity in Men
L. Jin, F. Elwert, J. Freese, and N.A. Christakis, "Preliminary Evidence Regarding the Hypothesis that the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity May Affect Longevity in Men," Demography, 47(3): 579- 586 (August 2010)
MS111 A
Leadership Insularity: A New Measure of Connectivity Between Central Nodes in Networks
S. Arbesman and N.A. Christakis, "Leadership Insularity: A New Measure of Connectivity Between Central Nodes in Networks," Connections, 30(1): 4-10 (Summer 2010)
MS110 A
Time to CARE: A Collaborative Engine for Practical Disease Prediction
D.A. Davis, N.V. Chawla, N.A. Christakis, and A.L. Barabasi, "Time to CARE: A Collaborative Engine for Practical Disease Prediction," Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 20(3): 388- 415 (May 2010)
MS109 A
The Spread of Alcohol Consumption Behavior in a Large Social Network
J.N. Rosenquist, J. Murabito, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "The Spread of Alcohol Consumption Behavior in a Large Social Network," Annals of Internal Medicine, 152(7): 426-433 (April 2010)
MS108 A
Appendix A
The Spread of Sleep Behavior Influences Drug Use in Adolescent Social Networks
S.C. Mednick, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "The Spread of Sleep Behavior Influences Drug Use in Adolescent Social Networks," PLoS One, 5(3): e9775 (March 2010)
MS107 A
Cooperative Behavior Cascades in Human Social Networks
James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis, "Cooperative Behavior Cascades in Human Social Networks," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(12): 5334-5338 (March 2010)
MS106 A
Association of Environmental Factors with Elderly Health and Mortality in China
Y. Zeng, D. Gu, J. Purser, H. Hoenig, and N.A. Christakis, "Association of Environmental Factors with Elderly Health and Mortality in China," American Journal of Public Health, 100(2): 298- 305 (February 2010)
MS105 A
Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network
97(6): 977-991 (December 2009), "Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97(6): 977-991 (December 2009)
MS104 A
Association Between Widowhood and Risk of Diagnosis with Sexually Transmitted Infection in Older Adults
K.P. Smith and N.A. Christakis, "Association Between Widowhood and Risk of Diagnosis with Sexually Transmitted Infection in Older Adults," American Journal of Public Health, 99(11): 2055-2062 (November 2009)
MS103 A
On the Prospects for a Blame-Free Medical Culture
M. Collins, S. Block, R. Arnold, and N.A. Christakis, "On the Prospects for a Blame-Free Medical Culture," Social Science and Medicine, 69(9): 1287-1290 (November 2009)
MS102 A
Cancer Metastasis Networks and the Prediction of Progression Patterns
L.L. Chen, N. Blumm, N.A. Christakis, A.L. Barabasi, T.S. Deisboeck, "Cancer Metastasis Networks and the Prediction of Progression Patterns," British Journal of Cancer, 101(5): 749- 758 (August 2009)
MS101 A
Investigating the Mechanism of Marital Mortality Reduction: The Transition to Widowhood and Quality of Health Care
L. Jin and N.A. Christakis, "Investigating the Mechanism of Marital Mortality Reduction: The Transition to Widowhood and Quality of Health Care," Demography, 46(3): 605-625 (August 2009)
MS100 A
The Impact of Cellular Networks on Disease Co-Morbidity
J. Park, D.S Lee, N.A. Christakis, and A.L. Barabasi, "The Impact of Cellular Networks on Disease Co-Morbidity," Molecular Systems Biology, 5: Article number: 262 doi:10.1038/msb.2009.16 (April 2009)
MS99 A
A Dynamic Network Approach for the Study of Human Phenotypes
C.A. Hidalgo, N. Blumm, A.L. Barabasi, and N.A. Christakis, "A Dynamic Network Approach for the Study of Human Phenotypes," PLoS Computational Biology, 5(4): e1000353. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000353 (April 2009)
MS98 A
Social Network Visualizations in Epidemiology
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Social Network Visualizations in Epidemiology," Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology, 19(1): 5-16 (March 2009)
MS97 A
Model of Genetic Variation in Human Social Networks
J.H. Fowler, C.T. Dawes, and N.A. Christakis, "Model of Genetic Variation in Human Social Networks," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(6): 1720-1724 (February 2009)
MS96 A
Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis Over 20 Years in the Framingham Heart Study
J.H. Fowler and N.A. Christakis, "Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis Over 20 Years in the Framingham Heart Study," British Medical Journal, 337: a2338 (December 2008); doi:10.1136/bmj.a2338
MS95 A
The Taste for Privacy: An Analysis of College Student Privacy Settings in an Online Social Network
K. Lewis, J. Kaufman, and N.A. Christakis, "The Taste for Privacy: An Analysis of College Student Privacy Settings in an Online Social Network," Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 14(1): 79-100 (December 2008)
MS94 A
Predicting Individual Disease Risk Based on Medical History
D. Davis, N. Chawla, N. Blumm, N.A. Christakis, A.L. Barabasi, "Predicting Individual Disease Risk Based on Medical History," Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 769-778 (2008)
MS93 A
Variation in the Effect of Widowhood on Mortality by the Causes of Death of Both Spouses
F. Elwert and N.A. Christakis, "Variation in the Effect of Widowhood on Mortality by the Causes of Death of Both Spouses," American Journal of Public Health, 98(11): 2092-2098 (November 2008)
MS92 A
Wives and Ex-Wives: A New Test for Homogamy Bias in the Widower Effect
F. Elwert and N.A. Christakis, "Wives and Ex-Wives: A New Test for Homogamy Bias in the Widower Effect," Demography, 45(4): 851-873 (November 2008)
MS91 A
Tastes, Ties, and Time: A New (Cultural, Multiplex, and Longitudinal) Social Network Dataset Using Facebook.com
K. Lewis, J. Kaufman, M. Gonzalez, A. Wimmer, and N.A. Christakis, "Tastes, Ties, and Time: A New (Cultural, Multiplex, and Longitudinal) Social Network Dataset Using Facebook.com," Social Networks, 30(4): 330-342 (October 2008)
MS90 A
Estimating Peer Effects on Health in Social Networks
J.H. Fowler and N.A. Christakis, "Estimating Peer Effects on Health in Social Networks," Journal of Health Economics, 27(5): 1386-1391 (September 2008)
MS89 A
Social Networks and Health
K.P. Smith and N.A. Christakis, "Social Networks and Health," Annual Review of Sociology, 34: 405-429 (August 2008)
MS88 A
The Implications of Human Metabolic Network Topology for Disease Comorbidity
D.S. Lee, J. Park, K.A. Kay, N.A. Christakis, Z.N. Oltvai, and A.L. Barabasi, "The Implications of Human Metabolic Network Topology for Disease Comorbidity," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(29): 9880-9885 (July 2008)
MS87 A
Bias and Asymmetric Loss in Expert Forecasts: A Study of Physician Prognostic Behavior with Respect to Patient Survival
M. Alexander and N.A. Christakis, "Bias and Asymmetric Loss in Expert Forecasts: A Study of Physician Prognostic Behavior with Respect to Patient Survival," Journal of Health Economics, 27(4): 1095-1108 (July 2008)
MS86 A
he Provision of Hospital Chaplaincy in the United States: A National Overview
W. Cadge, J. Freese, and N.A. Christakis, "he Provision of Hospital Chaplaincy in the United States: A National Overview," Southern Medical Journal, 101(6): 626-630 (June 2008)
MS85 A
The Collective Dynamics of Smoking in a Large Social Network
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "The Collective Dynamics of Smoking in a Large Social Network," New England Journal of Medicine, 358(21): 2249-2258 (May 2008); doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa0706154
MS84 A
Editorial A
Supplement A
Racial Disparity in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002
S.R. Connor, F. Elwert, C. Spence, and N.A. Christakis, "Racial Disparity in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002," Palliative Medicine, 22(3): 205-213 (April 2008)
MS83 A
Measuring Clinically Significant Chemo- therapy-Related Toxicities Using Medicare Claims from Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Trial Participants
E.B. Lamont, J.E. Herndon, J. C. Weeks, I.C. Henderson, R. Lilenbaum, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Measuring Clinically Significant Chemo- therapy-Related Toxicities Using Medicare Claims from Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Trial Participants," Medical Care, 46(3): 303-308 (March 2008)
MS82 A
Widowhood and Mortality Among the Elderly: The Modifying Role of Neighborhood Concentration of Widowed Individuals
S.V. Subramanian, F. Elwert, and N.A. Christakis, "Widowhood and Mortality Among the Elderly: The Modifying Role of Neighborhood Concentration of Widowed Individuals," Social Science and Medicine, 66(4): 873-884 (February 2008)
MS81 A
Geographic Variation in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002
S.R. Connor, F. Elwert, C. Spence, and N.A. Christakis, "Geographic Variation in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002," Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 34(3): 277-285 (September 2007)
MS80 A
The Emotional Toll of Spousal Morbidity and Mortality
K. Zivin and N.A. Christakis, "The Emotional Toll of Spousal Morbidity and Mortality," American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15(9): 772-779 (September 2007)
MS79 A
The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network Over 32 Years
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network Over 32 Years," New England Journal of Medicine, 357(4): 370-379 (July 2007); doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa066082
MS78 A
Identifying, Recruiting, And Retaining Seriously-Ill Patients And Their Caregivers in Longitudinal Research At The End Of Life
K. E. Steinhauser, E. C. Clipp, J. C. Hays, M. Olsen, R. Arnold, N.A. Christakis, J.H. Lindquist, and J.A. Tulsky, "Identifying, Recruiting, And Retaining Seriously-Ill Patients And Their Caregivers in Longitudinal Research At The End Of Life," Palliative Medicine, 20(8): 745- 754 (December 2006)
MS77 A
Measuring Disease-Free Survival and Cancer Relapse Using Medicare Claims from CALGB Breast Cancer Trial Participants
E.B. Lamont, J.E. Herndon, J.C. Weeks, I.C. Henderson, C.C. Earle, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, for the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, "Measuring Disease-Free Survival and Cancer Relapse Using Medicare Claims from CALGB Breast Cancer Trial Participants," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 98(18): 1335-1338 (September 2006)
MS76 A
Fixed Effects Methods for the Analysis of Non-Repeated Events
P.D. Allison and N.A. Christakis, "Fixed Effects Methods for the Analysis of Non-Repeated Events," Sociological Methodology, 36(1): 155-172 (Summer 2006)
MS75 A
Prospective Effect of Community Distress and Subcultural Orientation on Mortality Following Life-Threatening Disease in Later Life
M. Wen and N.A. Christakis, "Prospective Effect of Community Distress and Subcultural Orientation on Mortality Following Life-Threatening Disease in Later Life," Sociology of Health and Illness, 28(5): 558-582 (July 2006)
MS74 A
Widowhood and Race
F. Elwert and N.A. Christakis, "Widowhood and Race," ASR: American Sociological Review, 71(1): 16-41 (February 2006)
MS73 A
Supplement A
Mortality After the Hospitalization of a Spouse
N.A. Christakis and P.D. Allison, "Mortality After the Hospitalization of a Spouse," New England Journal of Medicine, 354(7): 719-730 (February 2006)
MS72 A
Are You at Peace?’ One Item to Probe Spiritual Concerns at the End of Life
K.E. Steinhauser, C.I. Voils, E.C. Clipp, H.B. Bosworth, N.A. Christakis, and J.A. Tulsky, "Are You at Peace?’ One Item to Probe Spiritual Concerns at the End of Life," Archives of Internal Medicine, 166(1): 101-105 (January 2006)
MS71 A
Prognostic Factors in Advanced Cancer Patients: Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations
M. Maltoni, A. Caraceni, C. Brunelli, B. Broeckaert, N.A. Christakis, S. Eychmueller, P. Glare, M. Nabal, A. Viganò, P. Larkin, F. De Conno, G. Hanks, and S. Kaasa, "Prognostic Factors in Advanced Cancer Patients: Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations," Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(25): 6240-6248 (September 2005)
MS70 A
Effect of Specific Aspects of Community Social Environment on the Mortality of Individuals Diagnosed with Serious Illness
M. Wen, K.A. Cagney, and N.A. Christakis, "Effect of Specific Aspects of Community Social Environment on the Mortality of Individuals Diagnosed with Serious Illness," Social Science and Medicine, 61(6): 1119-1134 (September 2005)
MS69 A
Neighborhood Effects on Post-Hospitalization Mortality: A Population-Based Cohort Study of the Elderly in Chicago
M. Wen and N.A. Christakis, "Neighborhood Effects on Post-Hospitalization Mortality: A Population-Based Cohort Study of the Elderly in Chicago," Health Services Research, 40(4): 1108-1127 (August 2005)
MS68 A
Criterion Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims in Cancer and Leukemia Group B Breast and Lung Cancer Trial Participants
E.B. Lamont, J.E. Herndon, J. C. Weeks, I.C. Henderson, R. Lilenbaum, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Criterion Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims in Cancer and Leukemia Group B Breast and Lung Cancer Trial Participants," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 97(14): 1080-1083 (July 2005)
MS67 A
Income Inequality and Weight Status in U.S. Metropolitan Areas
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Income Inequality and Weight Status in U.S. Metropolitan Areas," Social Science and Medicine, 61(1): 83-96 (July 2005)
MS66 A
Social Networks and Collateral Health Effects – Have Been Ignored in Medical Care and Clinical Trials, But Need to Be Studied
N.A. Christakis, "Social Networks and Collateral Health Effects – Have Been Ignored in Medical Care and Clinical Trials, But Need to Be Studied," British Medical Journal, l 329(7459): 184- 185 (July 2004)
MS65 A
Measuring Quality of Life at the End of Life: Validation of the QUAL-E
K. E. Steinhauser, E. C. Clipp, H. B. Bosworth, M. McNeilly, N.A. Christakis, "Measuring Quality of Life at the End of Life: Validation of the QUAL-E," Palliative and Supportive Care, 2(2): 3-14 (March 2004)
MS64 A
Marriage, Widowhood, and Health Care Use
T.J. Iwashyna and N.A. Christakis, "Marriage, Widowhood, and Health Care Use," Social Science and Medicine, 57(11): 2137-2147 (December 2003)
MS63 A
The Health Impact on Families of Health Care: A Matched Cohort Study of Hospice Use by Decedents and Mortality Outcomes in Surviving, Widowed Spouses
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "The Health Impact on Families of Health Care: A Matched Cohort Study of Hospice Use by Decedents and Mortality Outcomes in Surviving, Widowed Spouses," Social Science and Medicine, 57(3): 465-475 (August 2003)
MS62 A
A Systematic Review of Physicians’ Survival Predictions in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
P. Glare, K. Virik, M. Jones, M. Hudson, S. Eychmuller, J. Simes, and N.A. Christakis, "A Systematic Review of Physicians’ Survival Predictions in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients," British Medical Journal, 327(7408): 195-200 (July 2003)
MS61 A
Complexities in Prognostication in Advanced Cancer
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Complexities in Prognostication in Advanced Cancer," JAMA, 290(1): 98-104 (July 2003)
MS60 A
Favorable Cardiovascular Risk Among Elderly Breast Carcinoma Survivors
E.B. Lamont, N.A. Christakis, and D.S. Lauderdale, "Favorable Cardiovascular Risk Among Elderly Breast Carcinoma Survivors," Cancer, 98(1): 2-10 (July 2003)
MS59 A
Self-Perception of Weight Appropriateness in the U.S.
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Self-Perception of Weight Appropriateness in the U.S.," American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 24(4): 332-339 (May 2003)
MS58 A
Initial Assessment of a New Instrument to Measure Quality of Life at the End of Life
K.E. Steinhauser, H.B. Bosworth, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, N.A. Christakis, J. Parker, and J.A. Tulsky, "Initial Assessment of a New Instrument to Measure Quality of Life at the End of Life," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(6): 829-841 (December 2002)
MS57 A
The Lack of Effect of Market Structure on Hospice Use
T.J. Iwashyna, V.W. Chang, J.X. Zhang, and N.A. Christakis, "The Lack of Effect of Market Structure on Hospice Use," Health Services Research, 37(6): 1531-1551 (December 2002)
MS56 A
Finding Married Couples in Medicare Claims Data
T.J. Iwashyna, G. Brennan, J.X. Zhang, and N.A. Christakis, "Finding Married Couples in Medicare Claims Data," Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, 3(1): 75-86 (December 2002)
MS55 A
Racial, Ethnic, and Affluence Differences in Elderly Patients’ Use of Teaching Hospitals
T.J. Iwashyna, F. Curlin, and N.A. Christakis, "Racial, Ethnic, and Affluence Differences in Elderly Patients’ Use of Teaching Hospitals," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 17(9): 696-703 (September 2002)
MS54 A
Disease-Specific Patterns of Hospice and Related Healthcare Use in an Incidence Cohort of Seriously Ill Elderly Patients
T.J. Iwashyna, J.X. Zhang, and N.A. Christakis, "Disease-Specific Patterns of Hospice and Related Healthcare Use in an Incidence Cohort of Seriously Ill Elderly Patients," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(4): 531-538 (August 2002)
MS53 A
Care After the Onset of Serious Illness (COSI): A Novel Claims-Based Dataset Exploiting Substantial Cross-Set Linkages to Study End-of-Life Care
N.A. Christakis, T.J. Iwashyna, and J.X. Zhang, "Care After the Onset of Serious Illness (COSI): A Novel Claims-Based Dataset Exploiting Substantial Cross-Set Linkages to Study End-of-Life Care," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(4): 515-529 (August 2002)
MS52 A
Physician Factors in the Timing of Cancer Patient Referral to Hospice Palliative Care
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Physician Factors in the Timing of Cancer Patient Referral to Hospice Palliative Care," Cancer, 94(10): 2733-2737 (May 2002)
MS51 A
Medical Modeling of Obesity: A Transition from Action to Experience in a 20th Century American Medical Textbook
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Medical Modeling of Obesity: A Transition from Action to Experience in a 20th Century American Medical Textbook," Sociology of Health and Illness, 24(2): 151-177 (March 2002)
MS50 A
Construct Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims: The Case of 5FU
E.B. Lamont, D.S. Lauderdale, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Construct Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims: The Case of 5FU," Medical Care, 40(3): 201-211 (March 2002)
MS49 A
Preparing for the End of Life: Preferences of Patients, Families, Physicians, and Other Care Providers
K.E. Steinhauser, N.A. Christakis, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, S. Grambow, J. Parker, and J.A. Tulsky, "Preparing for the End of Life: Preferences of Patients, Families, Physicians, and Other Care Providers," Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 22(3): 727-737 (September 2001)
MS48 A
Extent and Determinants of Discrepancy Between Self-Evaluations of Weight Status and Clinical Standards
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Extent and Determinants of Discrepancy Between Self-Evaluations of Weight Status and Clinical Standards," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 16(8): 538-543 (August 2001)
MS47 A
Prognostic Disclosure to Patients with Cancer Near the End of Life
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Prognostic Disclosure to Patients with Cancer Near the End of Life," Annals of Internal Medicine, 133(12): 1096-1105 (June 2001)
MS46 A
Factors Considered Important at the End of Life by Patients, Family, Physicians, and Other Care Providers
K.E. Steinhauser, N.A. Christakis, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, L. McIntyre, and J.A. Tulsky, "Factors Considered Important at the End of Life by Patients, Family, Physicians, and Other Care Providers," JAMA, 284(19): 2476-2482 (November 2000)
MS45 A
Refinements of a Methodology for Detecting Married Couples in the Medicare Data
T.J. Iwashyna, J. Zhang, D. Lauderdale, and N.A. Christakis, "Refinements of a Methodology for Detecting Married Couples in the Medicare Data," Demography, 37(2): 251-252 (May 2000)
MS44 A
The Impact of Individual and Market Factors on the Timing of Initiation of Hospice Terminal Care
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "The Impact of Individual and Market Factors on the Timing of Initiation of Hospice Terminal Care," Medical Care, 38(5): 528-541 (May 2000)
MS43 A
In Search of a Good Death: Observations of Patients, Families, and Providers
K.E. Steinhauser, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, N.A. Christakis, L.M. McIntyre, and J.A. Tulsky, "In Search of a Good Death: Observations of Patients, Families, and Providers," Annals of Internal Medicine, 132(10): 825-832 (May 2000)
MS42 A
Extent and Determinants of Error in Doctors’ Prognoses for Terminally Ill Patients: Prospective Cohort Study
N.A. Christakis and E.B. Lamont, "Extent and Determinants of Error in Doctors’ Prognoses for Terminally Ill Patients: Prospective Cohort Study," British Medical Journal, 320(7233): 469-473 (February 2000); reprinted in The Western Journal of Medicine 172(5): 310-313 (May 2000)
MS41 A
Editorial A
Prognostication and Bioethics
N.A. Christakis, "Prognostication and Bioethics," Daedalus, 128(4): 197-214 (Fall 1999)
MS40 A
The Performance of Different Lookback Periods and Sources of Information for Charlson Comorbidity Adjustment in Medicare Claims
J. Zhang, T.J. Iwashyna, N.A. Christakis, "The Performance of Different Lookback Periods and Sources of Information for Charlson Comorbidity Adjustment in Medicare Claims," Medical Care, 37(11): 1128-1139 (November 1999)
MS39 A
Neighborhoods Matter: A Population-Based Study of Provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
T.J. Iwashyna, N.A. Christakis, and L.B. Becker, "Neighborhoods Matter: A Population-Based Study of Provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation," Annals of Emergency Medicine, 34(4): 459-468 (October 1999)
MS38 A
Firearm Injury Prevention Counseling: Are We Missing the Mark?
E. Becher and N.A. Christakis, "Firearm Injury Prevention Counseling: Are We Missing the Mark?," Pediatrics, 104(3): 530-535 (September 1999)
MS37 A
The Sequence of Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment from Patients
D.A. Asch, K. Faber-Langendoen, J.A. Shea, and N.A. Christakis, "The Sequence of Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment from Patients," American Journal of Medicine, 107(2): 153-156 (August 1999)
MS36 A
Some Elements of Prognosis in Terminal Cancer
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Some Elements of Prognosis in Terminal Cancer," Oncology, 13(8): 1165-1170 (August 1999)
MS35 A
A Methodology for Identifying Married Couples in Medicare Data: Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use Among the Married Elderly
T.J. Iwashyna, J. Zhang, D. Lauderdale, and N.A. Christakis, "A Methodology for Identifying Married Couples in Medicare Data: Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use Among the Married Elderly," Demography, 35(4): 413-419 (November 1998)
MS34 A
Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Prognostication in a National Sample of Internists
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Prognostication in a National Sample of Internists," Archives of Internal Medicine, 158(23): 2389-2395 (November 1998)
MS33 A
Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Hospice Referral in a National Sample of Internists
T.J. Iwashyna and N.A. Christakis, "Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Hospice Referral in a National Sample of Internists," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 1(3): 241-248 (September 1998)
MS32 A
Predicting Patient Survival Before and After Hospice Enrollment
N.A. Christakis, "Predicting Patient Survival Before and After Hospice Enrollment," The Hospice Journal, 13(1-2): 71-87 (March 1998)
MS31 A
Spousal Illness Burden Is Associated with Delayed Use of Hospice Care in Terminally Ill Patients
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "Spousal Illness Burden Is Associated with Delayed Use of Hospice Care in Terminally Ill Patients," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 1(1): 3-10 (March 1998)
MS30 A
Conducting Physician Mail Surveys on a Limited Budget: A Randomized Trial Comparing $2 Bill Versus $5 Bill Incentives
D.A. Asch, N.A. Christakis, and P.A. Ubel,, "Conducting Physician Mail Surveys on a Limited Budget: A Randomized Trial Comparing $2 Bill Versus $5 Bill Incentives," Medical Care, 36(1): 95-99 (January 1998)
MS29 A
Response Rates to Mail Surveys Published in Medical Journals
D.A. Asch, M.K. Jedrziewski, and N.A. Christakis, "Response Rates to Mail Surveys Published in Medical Journals," Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 50(10): 1129-1136 (October 1997)
MS28 A
The Ellipsis of Prognosis in Modern Medical Thought
N.A. Christakis, "The Ellipsis of Prognosis in Modern Medical Thought," Social Science and Medicine, 44(3): 301-315 (February 1997)
MS27 A
The Role of Prognosis in Clinical Decision Making
N.A. Christakis and G.A. Sachs, "The Role of Prognosis in Clinical Decision Making," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 11(7): 422-425 (July 1996)
MS25 A
Survival of Medicare Patients After Enrollment in Hospice Programs
N.A. Christakis and J.J. Escarce, "Survival of Medicare Patients After Enrollment in Hospice Programs," New England Journal of Medicine, 335(3): 172-178 (July 1996); partially reprinted in A.O. Berg, Year Book of Family Practice, St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1998
MS26 A
Why Do Physicians Prefer to Withdraw Some Forms of Life Support Over Others? Intrinsic Attributes of Life Sustaining Treatments Are Associated with Physicians’ Preferences
D.A. Asch and N.A. Christakis, "Why Do Physicians Prefer to Withdraw Some Forms of Life Support Over Others? Intrinsic Attributes of Life Sustaining Treatments Are Associated with Physicians’ Preferences," Medical Care, 34(2): 103-111 (February 1996)
MS24 A
Perish and Publish: Non-Heart-Beating Organ Donation and Unduly Iterative Ethical Review
R.C. Fox and N.A. Christakis, "Perish and Publish: Non-Heart-Beating Organ Donation and Unduly Iterative Ethical Review," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 5(4): 335-342 (December 1995)
MS23 A
Medical Specialists Prefer to Withdraw Familiar Technologies When Discontinuing Life Support
N.A. Christakis and D.A. Asch, "Medical Specialists Prefer to Withdraw Familiar Technologies When Discontinuing Life Support," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 10(9): 491-494 (September 1995)
MS22 A
The Similarity and Frequency of Proposals to Reform U.S. Medical Education: Constant Concerns
N.A. Christakis, "The Similarity and Frequency of Proposals to Reform U.S. Medical Education: Constant Concerns," JAMA, 274(9): 706-711 (September 1995)
MS21 A
Physician Characteristics Associated with Decisions to Withdraw Life Support
N.A. Christakis and D.A. Asch, "Physician Characteristics Associated with Decisions to Withdraw Life Support," American Journal of Public Health, 85(3): 367-372 (March 1995)
MS20 A
Editorial A
Change in Self-Definition from Specialist to Generalist in a National Sample of Physicians
N.A. Christakis, J.A. Jacobs, and C.M. Messikomer, "Change in Self-Definition from Specialist to Generalist in a National Sample of Physicians," Annals of Internal Medicine, 121(9): 669-675 (November 1994)
MS19 A
Do Clinical Clerks Suffer Ethical Erosion? Students’ Perceptions of Their Ethical Environment and Their Personal Development
C. Feudtner, D.A. Christakis, and N.A. Christakis, "Do Clinical Clerks Suffer Ethical Erosion? Students’ Perceptions of Their Ethical Environment and Their Personal Development," Academic Medicine, 69(8): 670-679 (August 1994)
MS18 A
Logit Models for Sets of Ranked Items
P.D. Allison and N.A. Christakis, "Logit Models for Sets of Ranked Items," Sociological Methodology, 24: 199-228 (Summer 1994)
MS17 A
Timing of Referral of Terminally Ill Patients to an Outpatient Hospice
N.A. Christakis, "Timing of Referral of Terminally Ill Patients to an Outpatient Hospice," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 9(6): 314-320 (June 1994)
MS16 A
Different Response Rates in a Trial of Two Envelope Styles in Mail Survey Research
D.A. Asch and N.A. Christakis, "Different Response Rates in a Trial of Two Envelope Styles in Mail Survey Research," Epidemiology, 5(5): 364-365 (May 1994)
MS15 A
Screening Surgeons for HIV Infection: Assessment of a Potential Public Health Program
K.A. Schulman, R. McDonald, I. Frank, L.A. Lynn, N.A. Christakis, and J.S. Schwartz, "Screening Surgeons for HIV Infection: Assessment of a Potential Public Health Program," Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 15(3): 147-155 (March 1994)
MS14 A
Editorial A
Biases in How Physicians Choose to Withdraw Life Support
N.A. Christakis and D.A. Asch, "Biases in How Physicians Choose to Withdraw Life Support," The Lancet, 342(8872): 642-646 (September 1993); reprinted in Monash Bioethics Review 13(3): 24-33 (July 1994)
MS13 A
Ethics Are Local: Engaging Cross-Cultural Variation in the Ethics for Clinical Research
N.A. Christakis, "Ethics Are Local: Engaging Cross-Cultural Variation in the Ethics for Clinical Research," Social Science and Medicine, 35(9): 1079-1091 (October 1992); partially reprinted in Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research, E. Emanuel, R. Crouch, J. Arras, J. Moreno, and C. Grady, eds., Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003
MS12 A
Hirschsprung’s Disease: Associated Abnormalities and Demography
E.T. Ryan, J.L. Ecker, N.A. Christakis, and J. Folkman, "Hirschsprung’s Disease: Associated Abnormalities and Demography," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 27(1): 76-81 (January 1992)
MS11 A
Existing International Ethical Guidelines for Human Subjects Research: Some Open Questions
N.A. Christakis and M.J. Panner, "Existing International Ethical Guidelines for Human Subjects Research: Some Open Questions," Law, Medicine & Health Care, 19(3-4): 214-221 (Winter 1991); partially reprinted in Emerging Policies for Biomedical Research, W.N. Kelley, M. Osterweis, E. Rubin, eds., Washington, DC: Association of Academic Health Centers, 1993
MS10 A
Clinical AIDS Research that Evaluates Cost-Effectiveness in the Developing World
N.A. Christakis, L.A. Lynn, and A. Castelo, "Clinical AIDS Research that Evaluates Cost-Effectiveness in the Developing World," RB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 13(4): 6-8 (August 1991)
MS9 A
Appropriate Collaboration Between Industry and Government in the Development of an AIDS Vaccine
N.A. Christakis and M.J. Panner, "Appropriate Collaboration Between Industry and Government in the Development of an AIDS Vaccine," Law, Medicine & Health Care, 17(2): 130-138 (Summer 1989)
MS8 A
Responding to a Pandemic: International Interests in AIDS Control
N.A. Christakis, "Responding to a Pandemic: International Interests in AIDS Control," Daedalus, 118(2): 113-134 (Spring 1989); reprinted in Living with AIDS, S.R. Graubard, ed., Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990, p. 329-351
MS7 A
The Ethical Design of an AIDS Vaccine Trial in Africa
N.A. Christakis, "The Ethical Design of an AIDS Vaccine Trial in Africa," Hastings Center Report, 18(3): 31-37 (June 1988); reprinted in Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach, L. May and S.C. Sharratt, eds., Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1994, p. 421-430
MS6 A
Should IRB’s Monitor Research More Strictly?
N.A. Christakis, "Should IRB’s Monitor Research More Strictly?," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 10(2): 8-10 (April 1988)
MS5 A
The Limits of Science in On-The-Job Drug Screening
M.J. Panner and N.A. Christakis, "The Limits of Science in On-The-Job Drug Screening," Hastings Center Report, 16(6): 7-12 (December 1986); partially reprinted in Drug Abuse, J.S. Bach, ed., St. Paul, MN: Greenhaven Press, 1988, p. 106-111
MS4 A
Baby Fae and the Media: How the Law Allows Appropriate Access
N.A. Christakis and M.J. Panner, "Baby Fae and the Media: How the Law Allows Appropriate Access," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 8(2): 5-7 (April 1986)
MS3 A
The Intramembrane Structure of Septate Junctions Based on Direct Freezing
B. Kachar, N.A. Christakis, T.S. Reese, and N.J. Lane, "The Intramembrane Structure of Septate Junctions Based on Direct Freezing," Journal of Cell Science, 80(1): 13-28 (February 1986)
MS2 A
Do Medical Student Research Subjects Need Special Protection?
N.A. Christakis, "Do Medical Student Research Subjects Need Special Protection?," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 7(3): 1-4 (June 1985)
MS1 A
H. Shirado and N.A. Christakis, "Locally Noisy Autonomous Agents Improve Global Human Coordination in Network Experiments," Nature, 545, 370–374 (18 May 2017) doi:10.1038/nature22332.
MS180 A
C.E. Pollack, P.R. Soulos, J. Herrin, X. Xu, N.A. Christakis, H.P. Forman, J.B. Yu, B.K. Killelea, S.Y. Wang, C.P. Gross, "The Impact of Social Contagion on Physician Adoption of Advanced Imaging Tests in Breast Cancer," Journal of National Cancer Institute, March 2017) DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djw330.
MS177 A
F. Fu, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Dueling Biological and Social Contagions," Scientific Reports, (March 2017); 7: 43643 DOI: 10.1038/srep43634.
MS179 A
J.M. Perkins, V.N. Nyakato, B. Kakuhikire, P.K. Mbabazi, H.W. Perkins, A.C. Tsai, S.V. Subramanian, N.A. Christakis, and D.R. Bangsberg, "Actual Versus Perceived HIV Testing Norms, and Personal HIV Testing Uptake: A Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Study in Rural Uganda," AIDS and Behavior, (February 2017) doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1691-z.
MS174 A
A. Nishi, N.A. Christakis, and D. G. Rand, "Cooperation, Decision Time, and Culture: Online Experiments with American and Indian Participants," PLoS ONE, (February 2017) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171252.
MS178 A
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "An Exploratory Comparison of Name Generator Content: Data from Rural India," Social Networks, 48: 157-168 (January 2017).
MS173 A
H.B. Shakya, D. Stafford, D.A. Hughes, T. Keegan, R. Negron, J. Broome, M. McKnight, E. Nicoll, J.A. Nelson, E. Iriarte, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Exploiting Social Influence to Magnify Population-Level Behavior Change in Maternal and Child Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Network Targeting Algorithms in Rural Honduras," BMJ Open, (2017) 7(3), p.e012996..
MS175 A
W.R. Hobbs, M.K. Burke, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Online Social Integration is Associated with Reduced Mortality Risk," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(46): 12980-12984 (November 2016) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1605554113.
MS172 A
D.A. Kim, E. Benjamin, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Connectedness Is Associated with Fibrinogen Level in a Human Social Network," Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283: 20160958 (August 2016) doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0958.
MS171 A
A. Nishi, N.A. Christakis, T. Evans, A.J. O’Malley, and D. G. Rand, "Social Environment Shapes the Speed of Cooperation," Scientific Reports, 6: 29622 (2016) doi:10.1038/srep29622.
MS170 A
M.A. Andersson and N.A. Christakis, "Desire for Weight Loss, Weight-Related Social Contact, and Body Mass Outcomes," Obesity, 24(7): 1434-1437 (July 2016) doi: 10.1002/oby.21512.
MS169 A
H.B. Shakya and N.A. Christakis, "Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study," American Journal of Epidemiology, 2017; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kww189.
MS176 A
Intimate partner violence norms cluster within households: an observational social network study in rural Honduras
H.B. Shakya, D. Hughes, D. Stafford, N.A. Christakis, J. Fowler, J. Silverman, "Intimate partner violence norms cluster within households: an observational social network study in rural Honduras," BMC Public Health, 2016, 16:233 DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2893-4
MS168 A
J.P. Onnela, B.E. Landon, A.L. Kahn, D. Ahmed, H. Verma, A.J. O'Malley, S. Bahl, R.W. Sutter, N.A. Christakis, "Polio vaccine hesitancy in the networks and neighborhoods of Malegaon, India," Social Science & Medicine, 153: 99-106 (February 2016) doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.01.024.
MS167 A
A. Isakov, A Holcomb, L. Glowacki, and N.A. Christakis, "Modeling the Role of Networks and Individual Differences in Inter-Group Violence," PLoS One, 11(2): e0148314 (February 2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0148314.
MS166 A
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Self Comparisons as Motivators for Healthy Behavior," Obesity, 23: 2477–2484 (December 2015). doi:10.1002/oby.21201.
MS165 A
A. Nishi, H. Shirado, and N.A. Christakis, "Intermediate Levels of Social Fluidity Amplify Economic Growth and Mitigate Economic Inequality in Experimental Social Networks," Sociological Science, 2: 544-557 (Nov 30, 2015) doi: 10.15195/v2.a26.
MS164 A
Inequality and Visibility of Wealth in Experimental Social Networks
A. Nishi, H. Shirado, D.G. Rand, and N.A. Christakis, "Inequality and Visibility of Wealth in Experimental Social Networks," Nature, Published online 09 September 2015. doi:10.1038/nature15392
MS163 A
Supplement A
Editorial: Behavioural economics: Visible inequality breeds more inequality A
Editorial: Money matters. It is not how much people have, it is how much we know they have that stokes inequality. A
Social network targeting to maximise population behaviour change: a cluster randomised controlled trial
D.A. Kim, A.R. Hwong, D. Stafford, D.A. Hughes, A.J. O’Malley, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social network targeting to maximise population behaviour change: a cluster randomised controlled trial," The Lancet, Published online May 5, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60095-2
MS162 A
Comment A
Cohort of birth modifies the association between FTO genotype and BMI
J.N. Rosenquist, S.F. Lehrer, A.J. O’Malley, A.M. Zaslavsky, J.W. Smoller, and N.A. Christakis, "Cohort of birth modifies the association between FTO genotype and BMI," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(2): 354–359 (January 2015) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411893111
MS161 A
Social Network Predictors of Latrine Ownership in India
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Social Network Predictors of Latrine Ownership in India," Social Science and Medicine, 125:129-38 (January, 2015) doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.009. Epub 2014 Mar 12
MS160 A
A Systematic Review of Sociocentric Network Studies on Health Issues in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
J. Perkins, S. Subramanian, and N.A. Christakis, "A Systematic Review of Sociocentric Network Studies on Health Issues in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," Social Science and Medicine, 125:60-78 (January, 2105) doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.08.019. Epub 2014 Aug 19
MS159 A
Static Network Structure Can Stabilize Human Cooperation
D.G. Rand, M. Nowak, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Static Network Structure Can Stabilize Human Cooperation," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (48): 17093-17098 (December, 2014) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1400406111
MS158 A
Estimating Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data Using Instrumental Variables
A.J. O’Malley, F. Elwert, J.N. Rosenquist, A.M. Zaslavsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Estimating Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data Using Instrumental Variables," Biometrics, 70: 506-515 (April, 2014) doi: 10.1111/biom.12172
MS157 A
Friendship and Natural Selection
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Friendship and Natural Selection," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (Supplement 3): 10796-10801 (July, 2014) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1400825111
MS156 A
Individual and Spousal Unemployment as Predictors of Smoking and Drinking Behavior
M. Arcaya, M.M. Glymour, N.A. Christakis, I. Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian, "Individual and Spousal Unemployment as Predictors of Smoking and Drinking Behavior," Social Science and Medicine, 110: 89-95 (June, 2014) doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.034
MS155 A
Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Systolic Blood Pressure in Massachusetts, 1987-2008
M. Arcaya, M.M. Glymour, P. Chakrabarti, N.A. Christakis, I. Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian, "Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Systolic Blood Pressure in Massachusetts, 1987-2008," Circulation, 129(22): 2262-2268 (June, 2014) doi: 10.1161/CIRCULA TIONAHA.113.006205
MS154 A
Evolutionary Origin of the Endowment Effect: Evidence from Hunter-Gatherers
C.L. Apicella, E.M. Azevedo, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Evolutionary Origin of the Endowment Effect: Evidence from Hunter-Gatherers," American Economic Review, 104(6): 1793-1805 (2014); 10.1257/aer.104.6.1793
MS153 A
Association Between Social Network Communities and Health Behavior: An Observational Sociocentric Network Study of Latrine Adoption in Rural India
H. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Association Between Social Network Communities and Health Behavior: An Observational Sociocentric Network Study of Latrine Adoption in Rural India," American Journal of Public Health, 104(5): 903-907 (May, 2014) doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301811
MS152 A
Using Friends as Sensors to Detect Global-Scale Contagious Outbreaks
M. Garcia-Herranz, E.M. Egido, M. Cebrian, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Using Friends as Sensors to Detect Global-Scale Contagious Outbreaks," PLoS One, 9(4): e92413 (April, 2014) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092413
MS151 A
Detecting Emotional Contagion in Massive Social Networks
L. Coviella, Y. Sohn, A.D.I. Kramer, C. Marlow, M. Franceschetti, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Detecting Emotional Contagion in Massive Social Networks," PLoS One, 9(3): e90315 (March, 2014); doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090315
MS150 A
Same-Sex Sexual Attraction Does Not Spread in Adolescent Social Networks
T.A. Brakefield, S.C. Mednick, H.W. Wilson, J.E. deNeve, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Same-Sex Sexual Attraction Does Not Spread in Adolescent Social Networks," Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(2): 335-344 (February, 2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-013- 0142-9
MS149 A
Widowhood Effects in Voter Participation
W. Hobbs, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Widowhood Effects in Voter Participation," American Journal of Political Science, 58(1): 1-16 (January, 2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12040
MS148 A
Quality Versus Quantity of Social Ties in Experimental Cooperative Networks
H. Shirado, F. Fu, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Quality Versus Quantity of Social Ties in Experimental Cooperative Networks," Nature Communications, 4: 2814 (November, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3814
MS147 A
Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Weight Gain in Massachusetts, 1987-2008
M. Arcaya, M.M. Glymour, P. Chakrabarti, N.A. Christakis, I. Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian, "Effects of Proximate Foreclosed Properties on Individuals’ Weight Gain in Massachusetts, 1987-2008," American Journal of Public Health, 103 (9):e50-6 (September, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301460
MS146 A
Using Administrative Data to Identify Naturally Occurring Networks of Physicians
B.E. Landon, J.P. Onnela, N.L. Keating, M.L. Barnett, S. Paul, A.J. O’Malley, T. Keegan, and N.A. Christakis, "Using Administrative Data to Identify Naturally Occurring Networks of Physicians," Medical Care, 51 (8):715-21 (August, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182977991
MS145 A
Contagion of Cooperation in Static and Fluid Social Networks
J.J. Jordan, D.G. Rand, S. Arbesman, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Contagion of Cooperation in Static and Fluid Social Networks," PLoS One, 8(6): e66199 (June, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0066199
MS144 A
Population Trends and Variation in Body Mass Index From 1971 to 2008 in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort
J.P. Block, S.V. Subramanian, N.A. Christakis, and A.J. O’Malley, "Population Trends and Variation in Body Mass Index From 1971 to 2008 in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort," PLoS One, 8(5): e63217 (May, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0063217
MS143 A
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Unless Everyone Else Is Doing It Too: Social Network Effects on Divorce in a Longitudinal Sample
R. McDermott, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Unless Everyone Else Is Doing It Too: Social Network Effects on Divorce in a Longitudinal Sample," Social Forces, 92(2): 491-519 (February, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sf/sot096
MS142 A
Born to Lead? A Twin Design and Genetic Association Study of Leadership Role Occupancy
J.E. DeNeve, S. Mikhaylov, C.T. Dawes, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Born to Lead? A Twin Design and Genetic Association Study of Leadership Role Occupancy," Leadership Quarterly, 24(1): 45-60 (February 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.08.001
MS141 A
Social Contagion Theory: Examining Dynamic Social Networks and Human Behavior
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Social Contagion Theory: Examining Dynamic Social Networks and Human Behavior," Statistics in Medicine, 32(4): 556-577 (February 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.5408
MS140 A
H.B. Shakya, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Parental Influence on Substance Use in Adolescent Social Networks," Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 166(12): 1132-1139 (December 2012) http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.1372.
MS139 A
Genes, Economics, and Happiness
J.E. DeNeve, N.A. Christakis, J.H. Fowler, and B.S. Frey, "Genes, Economics, and Happiness," Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 5(4): 193-211 (November 2012)
MS138 A
Most Reported Genetic Associations with General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives
C.F. Chabris, B.M. Hebert, D.J. Benjamin, J. Beauchamp, D. Cesarini, M. van der Loos, M. Johannesson, P.K. E. Magnusson, P. Lichtenstein, C.S. Atwood, J. Freese, T.S. Hauser, R.M. Hauser, N.A. Christakis, D. Laibson, "Most Reported Genetic Associations with General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives," Psychological Science, 23(11): 1314-1323 (November 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797611435528
MS136 A
The Evolution of Homophily
F. Fu, M. Nowak, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "The Evolution of Homophily," Nature Scientific Reports, 2: 845 (November 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00845
MS137 A
Variation in Patient-Sharing Networks of Physicians Across the United States
B.E. Landon, N.L. Keating, M.L. Barnett, J.P. Onnela, S. Paul, A.J. O’Malley, T. Keegan, and N.A. Christakis, "Variation in Patient-Sharing Networks of Physicians Across the United States," JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 308(3): 265-273 (July 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.7615
MS135 A
Viral Perturbations of Host Networks Reflect Disease Etiology
N. Gulbahce, H. Yan, A. Dricot, M. Padi, D. Byrdsong, R. Franchi, D.S. Lee, O. Rozenblatt- Rosen, J.C. Mar, M.A. Calderwood, A. Baldwin, B. Zhao, B. Santhanam, P. Braun, N. Simonis, K.W. Huh, K. Hellner, M. Grace, A. Chen, R. Rubio, J.A. Marto, N.A. Christakis, E. Kieff, F.P. Roth, J. Roecklein-Canfield, J.A. Decaprio, M.E. Cusick, J. Quackenbush, D.E. Hill, K. Munger, M. Vidal, A.L. Barabasi, "Viral Perturbations of Host Networks Reflect Disease Etiology," PLoS Computational Biology, 8(6): e1002531 (June 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002531
MS134 A
Evolution of In-Group Favoritism
F. Fu, C.E. Tarnita, N.A. Christakis, L. Wang, D.G. Rand, and M.A. Nowak, "Evolution of In-Group Favoritism," Nature Scientific Reports, 2: 460 (June 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00460
MS133 A
Egocentric Social Network Structure, Health, and Pro-Social Behaviors in a National Panel Study of Americans
A.J. O’Malley, S. Arbesman, D.M. Steiger, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Egocentric Social Network Structure, Health, and Pro-Social Behaviors in a National Panel Study of Americans," PLoS ONE, 7(5): e36250 (May 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036250
MS132 A
M. Barnett, N.L. Keating, N.A. Christakis, A.J. O’Malley, and B. Landon, "Reasons for Choice of Referral Physician Among Primary Care and Specialist Physicians," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 27(5): 506-512 (May 2012).
MS131 A
Aspirin Use and Cardiovascular Events in Social Networks
K. Strully, J.H. Fowler, J. Murabito, E.J. Benjamin, D. Levy, and N.A. Christakis, "Aspirin Use and Cardiovascular Events in Social Networks," Social Science and Medicine, 74(7): 1125- 1129 (April 2012)
MS130 A
Spreading Paths in Partially Observed Social Networks
J.P. Onnela and N.A. Christakis, "Spreading Paths in Partially Observed Social Networks," Physical Review E, 85(3): 036106
MS129 A
Physician Patient-Sharing Networks and the Cost and Intensity of Care in US Hospitals
M. Barnett, N.A. Christakis, A.J. O’Malley, J.P. Onnela, N.L. Keating, and B. Landon, "Physician Patient-Sharing Networks and the Cost and Intensity of Care in US Hospitals," Medical Care, 50(2): 152-160 (February 2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e31822dcef7
MS128 A
Social Networks and Cooperation in Hunter-Gatherers
C.L. Apicella, F.W. Marlowe, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Networks and Cooperation in Hunter-Gatherers," Nature, 481(7382): 497-501 (January 2012)Video: Dawn of Social Networks: Hunter-gatherers Provide Clues About the Evolution of Cooperation D
MS127 A
Dynamic Social Networks Promote Cooperation in Experiments with Humans
D. Rand, S. Arbesman, and N.A. Christakis, "Dynamic Social Networks Promote Cooperation in Experiments with Humans," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108 (48): 19193-19198 (November 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1108243108
MS126 A
Proximity to Food Establishments and Body Mass Index in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort over 30 Years
J. Block, N.A. Christakis, A.J. O’Malley, and S. Subramanian, "Proximity to Food Establishments and Body Mass Index in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort over 30 Years," American Journal of Epidemiology, 174(10): 1108-1114 (November 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwr244
MS125 A
M. Pachucki, P.F. Jacques, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Network Concordance in Food Choice Among Spouses, Friends, and Siblings," American Journal of Public Health, 101(11): 2170- 2177 (November 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2011.300282.
MS124 A
Mapping Physician Networks with Self-Reported and Administrative Data
M. Barnett, B. Landon, A.J. O’Malley, N.L. Keating, and N.A. Christakis, "Mapping Physician Networks with Self-Reported and Administrative Data," Health Services Research, 46(5): 1592-1609 (October 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6773.2011.01262.x
MS122 A
Molecular Genetics and Economics
J.P. Beauchamp, D. Cesarini, M. Johannesson, M.J.H.M van der Loos, P.D. Koellinger, P.J.F. Broenen, J.H. Fowler, J.N. Rosenquist, A.R. Thurik, and N.A. Christakis, "Molecular Genetics and Economics," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(4): 57-82 (2011)
MS123 A
Minimal Social Network Effects Evident in Cancer Screening Behavior
N.L. Keating, A.J. O’Malley, J.M. Murabito, K.P. Smith, and N.A. Christakis, "Minimal Social Network Effects Evident in Cancer Screening Behavior," Cancer, 117(13): 3045-3052 (July 2011)
MS121 A
S. Arbesman and N.A. Christakis, "Scaling of Prosocial Behavior in Cities," Physica A, 390 (11): 2155-2159 (June 2011)..
MS120 A
Geographic Constraints on Social Network Groups
J.P. Onnela, S. Arbesman, M.C. Gonzalez, A.L. Barabasi, and N.A. Christakis, "Geographic Constraints on Social Network Groups," Plos One, 6(4): e16939 (April 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0016939
MS119 A
Longitudinal Analysis of Large Social Networks: Estimating the Effect of Health Traits on Changes in Friendship Ties
A.J. O’Malley and N.A. Christakis, "Longitudinal Analysis of Large Social Networks: Estimating the Effect of Health Traits on Changes in Friendship Ties," Statistics in Medicine, 30(9): 950- 964 (April 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.4190
MS118 A
Social Network Determinants of Depression
J.N. Rosenquist, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "Social Network Determinants of Depression," Molecular Psychiatry, 16(3): 273-281 (March 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/mp.2010.13
MS117 A
Correlated Genotypes in Friendship Networks
J.H. Fowler, J.E. Settle, and N.A. Christakis, "Correlated Genotypes in Friendship Networks," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(5): 1993-1997 (February 2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1011687108
MS116 A
Emotions as Infectious Diseases in a Large Social Network: The SISa Model
A.L. Hill, D.G. Rand, M.A. Nowak, and N.A. Christakis, "Emotions as Infectious Diseases in a Large Social Network: The SISa Model," Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 277(1701): 3827-3835 (December 2010); http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.1217
MS115 A
Supplement A
Infectious Disease Modeling of Social Contagion in Networks
A.L. Hill, D.G. Rand, M.A. Nowak, and N.A. Christakis, "Infectious Disease Modeling of Social Contagion in Networks," PLoS Computational Biology, 6(11): e1000968 (November 2010); doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000968
MS114 A
Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political Ideology
J.E. Settle, C.T. Dawes, Peter K. Hatemi, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political Ideology," Journal of Politics, 72(4): 1189-1198 (October 2010)
MS113 A
Social Network Sensors for Early Detection of Contagious Outbreaks
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Social Network Sensors for Early Detection of Contagious Outbreaks," PLoS One, 5(9): e12948 (September 2010); doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012948TED Talk D
MS112 A
Supplement A
Preliminary Evidence Regarding the Hypothesis that the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity May Affect Longevity in Men
L. Jin, F. Elwert, J. Freese, and N.A. Christakis, "Preliminary Evidence Regarding the Hypothesis that the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity May Affect Longevity in Men," Demography, 47(3): 579- 586 (August 2010)
MS111 A
Leadership Insularity: A New Measure of Connectivity Between Central Nodes in Networks
S. Arbesman and N.A. Christakis, "Leadership Insularity: A New Measure of Connectivity Between Central Nodes in Networks," Connections, 30(1): 4-10 (Summer 2010)
MS110 A
Time to CARE: A Collaborative Engine for Practical Disease Prediction
D.A. Davis, N.V. Chawla, N.A. Christakis, and A.L. Barabasi, "Time to CARE: A Collaborative Engine for Practical Disease Prediction," Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 20(3): 388- 415 (May 2010)
MS109 A
The Spread of Alcohol Consumption Behavior in a Large Social Network
J.N. Rosenquist, J. Murabito, J.H. Fowler, and N.A. Christakis, "The Spread of Alcohol Consumption Behavior in a Large Social Network," Annals of Internal Medicine, 152(7): 426-433 (April 2010)
MS108 A
Appendix A
The Spread of Sleep Behavior Influences Drug Use in Adolescent Social Networks
S.C. Mednick, N.A. Christakis, and J.H. Fowler, "The Spread of Sleep Behavior Influences Drug Use in Adolescent Social Networks," PLoS One, 5(3): e9775 (March 2010)
MS107 A
Cooperative Behavior Cascades in Human Social Networks
James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis, "Cooperative Behavior Cascades in Human Social Networks," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(12): 5334-5338 (March 2010)
MS106 A
Association of Environmental Factors with Elderly Health and Mortality in China
Y. Zeng, D. Gu, J. Purser, H. Hoenig, and N.A. Christakis, "Association of Environmental Factors with Elderly Health and Mortality in China," American Journal of Public Health, 100(2): 298- 305 (February 2010)
MS105 A
Association Between Widowhood and Risk of Diagnosis with Sexually Transmitted Infection in Older Adults
K.P. Smith and N.A. Christakis, "Association Between Widowhood and Risk of Diagnosis with Sexually Transmitted Infection in Older Adults," American Journal of Public Health, 99(11): 2055-2062 (November 2009)
MS103 A
On the Prospects for a Blame-Free Medical Culture
M. Collins, S. Block, R. Arnold, and N.A. Christakis, "On the Prospects for a Blame-Free Medical Culture," Social Science and Medicine, 69(9): 1287-1290 (November 2009)
MS102 A
Cancer Metastasis Networks and the Prediction of Progression Patterns
L.L. Chen, N. Blumm, N.A. Christakis, A.L. Barabasi, T.S. Deisboeck, "Cancer Metastasis Networks and the Prediction of Progression Patterns," British Journal of Cancer, 101(5): 749- 758 (August 2009)
MS101 A
Investigating the Mechanism of Marital Mortality Reduction: The Transition to Widowhood and Quality of Health Care
L. Jin and N.A. Christakis, "Investigating the Mechanism of Marital Mortality Reduction: The Transition to Widowhood and Quality of Health Care," Demography, 46(3): 605-625 (August 2009)
MS100 A
The Impact of Cellular Networks on Disease Co-Morbidity
J. Park, D.S Lee, N.A. Christakis, and A.L. Barabasi, "The Impact of Cellular Networks on Disease Co-Morbidity," Molecular Systems Biology, 5: Article number: 262 doi:10.1038/msb.2009.16 (April 2009)
MS99 A
A Dynamic Network Approach for the Study of Human Phenotypes
C.A. Hidalgo, N. Blumm, A.L. Barabasi, and N.A. Christakis, "A Dynamic Network Approach for the Study of Human Phenotypes," PLoS Computational Biology, 5(4): e1000353. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000353 (April 2009)
MS98 A
Social Network Visualizations in Epidemiology
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Social Network Visualizations in Epidemiology," Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology, 19(1): 5-16 (March 2009)
MS97 A
Model of Genetic Variation in Human Social Networks
J.H. Fowler, C.T. Dawes, and N.A. Christakis, "Model of Genetic Variation in Human Social Networks," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(6): 1720-1724 (February 2009)
MS96 A
Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis Over 20 Years in the Framingham Heart Study
J.H. Fowler and N.A. Christakis, "Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis Over 20 Years in the Framingham Heart Study," British Medical Journal, 337: a2338 (December 2008); doi:10.1136/bmj.a2338
MS95 A
The Taste for Privacy: An Analysis of College Student Privacy Settings in an Online Social Network
K. Lewis, J. Kaufman, and N.A. Christakis, "The Taste for Privacy: An Analysis of College Student Privacy Settings in an Online Social Network," Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 14(1): 79-100 (December 2008)
MS94 A
Predicting Individual Disease Risk Based on Medical History
D. Davis, N. Chawla, N. Blumm, N.A. Christakis, A.L. Barabasi, "Predicting Individual Disease Risk Based on Medical History," Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 769-778 (2008)
MS93 A
Variation in the Effect of Widowhood on Mortality by the Causes of Death of Both Spouses
F. Elwert and N.A. Christakis, "Variation in the Effect of Widowhood on Mortality by the Causes of Death of Both Spouses," American Journal of Public Health, 98(11): 2092-2098 (November 2008)
MS92 A
Wives and Ex-Wives: A New Test for Homogamy Bias in the Widower Effect
F. Elwert and N.A. Christakis, "Wives and Ex-Wives: A New Test for Homogamy Bias in the Widower Effect," Demography, 45(4): 851-873 (November 2008)
MS91 A
Tastes, Ties, and Time: A New (Cultural, Multiplex, and Longitudinal) Social Network Dataset Using Facebook.com
K. Lewis, J. Kaufman, M. Gonzalez, A. Wimmer, and N.A. Christakis, "Tastes, Ties, and Time: A New (Cultural, Multiplex, and Longitudinal) Social Network Dataset Using Facebook.com," Social Networks, 30(4): 330-342 (October 2008)
MS90 A
Estimating Peer Effects on Health in Social Networks
J.H. Fowler and N.A. Christakis, "Estimating Peer Effects on Health in Social Networks," Journal of Health Economics, 27(5): 1386-1391 (September 2008)
MS89 A
Social Networks and Health
K.P. Smith and N.A. Christakis, "Social Networks and Health," Annual Review of Sociology, 34: 405-429 (August 2008)
MS88 A
The Implications of Human Metabolic Network Topology for Disease Comorbidity
D.S. Lee, J. Park, K.A. Kay, N.A. Christakis, Z.N. Oltvai, and A.L. Barabasi, "The Implications of Human Metabolic Network Topology for Disease Comorbidity," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(29): 9880-9885 (July 2008)
MS87 A
Bias and Asymmetric Loss in Expert Forecasts: A Study of Physician Prognostic Behavior with Respect to Patient Survival
M. Alexander and N.A. Christakis, "Bias and Asymmetric Loss in Expert Forecasts: A Study of Physician Prognostic Behavior with Respect to Patient Survival," Journal of Health Economics, 27(4): 1095-1108 (July 2008)
MS86 A
he Provision of Hospital Chaplaincy in the United States: A National Overview
W. Cadge, J. Freese, and N.A. Christakis, "he Provision of Hospital Chaplaincy in the United States: A National Overview," Southern Medical Journal, 101(6): 626-630 (June 2008)
MS85 A
The Collective Dynamics of Smoking in a Large Social Network
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "The Collective Dynamics of Smoking in a Large Social Network," New England Journal of Medicine, 358(21): 2249-2258 (May 2008); doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa0706154
MS84 A
Editorial A
Supplement A
Racial Disparity in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002
S.R. Connor, F. Elwert, C. Spence, and N.A. Christakis, "Racial Disparity in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002," Palliative Medicine, 22(3): 205-213 (April 2008)
MS83 A
Measuring Clinically Significant Chemo- therapy-Related Toxicities Using Medicare Claims from Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Trial Participants
E.B. Lamont, J.E. Herndon, J. C. Weeks, I.C. Henderson, R. Lilenbaum, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Measuring Clinically Significant Chemo- therapy-Related Toxicities Using Medicare Claims from Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Trial Participants," Medical Care, 46(3): 303-308 (March 2008)
MS82 A
Widowhood and Mortality Among the Elderly: The Modifying Role of Neighborhood Concentration of Widowed Individuals
S.V. Subramanian, F. Elwert, and N.A. Christakis, "Widowhood and Mortality Among the Elderly: The Modifying Role of Neighborhood Concentration of Widowed Individuals," Social Science and Medicine, 66(4): 873-884 (February 2008)
MS81 A
Geographic Variation in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002
S.R. Connor, F. Elwert, C. Spence, and N.A. Christakis, "Geographic Variation in Hospice Use in the United States in 2002," Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 34(3): 277-285 (September 2007)
MS80 A
The Emotional Toll of Spousal Morbidity and Mortality
K. Zivin and N.A. Christakis, "The Emotional Toll of Spousal Morbidity and Mortality," American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15(9): 772-779 (September 2007)
MS79 A
The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network Over 32 Years
N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network Over 32 Years," New England Journal of Medicine, 357(4): 370-379 (July 2007); doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa066082
MS78 A
Identifying, Recruiting, And Retaining Seriously-Ill Patients And Their Caregivers in Longitudinal Research At The End Of Life
K. E. Steinhauser, E. C. Clipp, J. C. Hays, M. Olsen, R. Arnold, N.A. Christakis, J.H. Lindquist, and J.A. Tulsky, "Identifying, Recruiting, And Retaining Seriously-Ill Patients And Their Caregivers in Longitudinal Research At The End Of Life," Palliative Medicine, 20(8): 745- 754 (December 2006)
MS77 A
Measuring Disease-Free Survival and Cancer Relapse Using Medicare Claims from CALGB Breast Cancer Trial Participants
E.B. Lamont, J.E. Herndon, J.C. Weeks, I.C. Henderson, C.C. Earle, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, for the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, "Measuring Disease-Free Survival and Cancer Relapse Using Medicare Claims from CALGB Breast Cancer Trial Participants," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 98(18): 1335-1338 (September 2006)
MS76 A
Fixed Effects Methods for the Analysis of Non-Repeated Events
P.D. Allison and N.A. Christakis, "Fixed Effects Methods for the Analysis of Non-Repeated Events," Sociological Methodology, 36(1): 155-172 (Summer 2006)
MS75 A
Prospective Effect of Community Distress and Subcultural Orientation on Mortality Following Life-Threatening Disease in Later Life
M. Wen and N.A. Christakis, "Prospective Effect of Community Distress and Subcultural Orientation on Mortality Following Life-Threatening Disease in Later Life," Sociology of Health and Illness, 28(5): 558-582 (July 2006)
MS74 A
Widowhood and Race
F. Elwert and N.A. Christakis, "Widowhood and Race," ASR: American Sociological Review, 71(1): 16-41 (February 2006)
MS73 A
Supplement A
Mortality After the Hospitalization of a Spouse
N.A. Christakis and P.D. Allison, "Mortality After the Hospitalization of a Spouse," New England Journal of Medicine, 354(7): 719-730 (February 2006)
MS72 A
Are You at Peace?’ One Item to Probe Spiritual Concerns at the End of Life
K.E. Steinhauser, C.I. Voils, E.C. Clipp, H.B. Bosworth, N.A. Christakis, and J.A. Tulsky, "Are You at Peace?’ One Item to Probe Spiritual Concerns at the End of Life," Archives of Internal Medicine, 166(1): 101-105 (January 2006)
MS71 A
Prognostic Factors in Advanced Cancer Patients: Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations
M. Maltoni, A. Caraceni, C. Brunelli, B. Broeckaert, N.A. Christakis, S. Eychmueller, P. Glare, M. Nabal, A. Viganò, P. Larkin, F. De Conno, G. Hanks, and S. Kaasa, "Prognostic Factors in Advanced Cancer Patients: Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations," Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(25): 6240-6248 (September 2005)
MS70 A
Effect of Specific Aspects of Community Social Environment on the Mortality of Individuals Diagnosed with Serious Illness
M. Wen, K.A. Cagney, and N.A. Christakis, "Effect of Specific Aspects of Community Social Environment on the Mortality of Individuals Diagnosed with Serious Illness," Social Science and Medicine, 61(6): 1119-1134 (September 2005)
MS69 A
Neighborhood Effects on Post-Hospitalization Mortality: A Population-Based Cohort Study of the Elderly in Chicago
M. Wen and N.A. Christakis, "Neighborhood Effects on Post-Hospitalization Mortality: A Population-Based Cohort Study of the Elderly in Chicago," Health Services Research, 40(4): 1108-1127 (August 2005)
MS68 A
Criterion Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims in Cancer and Leukemia Group B Breast and Lung Cancer Trial Participants
E.B. Lamont, J.E. Herndon, J. C. Weeks, I.C. Henderson, R. Lilenbaum, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Criterion Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims in Cancer and Leukemia Group B Breast and Lung Cancer Trial Participants," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 97(14): 1080-1083 (July 2005)
MS67 A
Income Inequality and Weight Status in U.S. Metropolitan Areas
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Income Inequality and Weight Status in U.S. Metropolitan Areas," Social Science and Medicine, 61(1): 83-96 (July 2005)
MS66 A
Social Networks and Collateral Health Effects – Have Been Ignored in Medical Care and Clinical Trials, But Need to Be Studied
N.A. Christakis, "Social Networks and Collateral Health Effects – Have Been Ignored in Medical Care and Clinical Trials, But Need to Be Studied," British Medical Journal, l 329(7459): 184- 185 (July 2004)
MS65 A
Measuring Quality of Life at the End of Life: Validation of the QUAL-E
K. E. Steinhauser, E. C. Clipp, H. B. Bosworth, M. McNeilly, N.A. Christakis, "Measuring Quality of Life at the End of Life: Validation of the QUAL-E," Palliative and Supportive Care, 2(2): 3-14 (March 2004)
MS64 A
Marriage, Widowhood, and Health Care Use
T.J. Iwashyna and N.A. Christakis, "Marriage, Widowhood, and Health Care Use," Social Science and Medicine, 57(11): 2137-2147 (December 2003)
MS63 A
The Health Impact on Families of Health Care: A Matched Cohort Study of Hospice Use by Decedents and Mortality Outcomes in Surviving, Widowed Spouses
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "The Health Impact on Families of Health Care: A Matched Cohort Study of Hospice Use by Decedents and Mortality Outcomes in Surviving, Widowed Spouses," Social Science and Medicine, 57(3): 465-475 (August 2003)
MS62 A
A Systematic Review of Physicians’ Survival Predictions in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
P. Glare, K. Virik, M. Jones, M. Hudson, S. Eychmuller, J. Simes, and N.A. Christakis, "A Systematic Review of Physicians’ Survival Predictions in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients," British Medical Journal, 327(7408): 195-200 (July 2003)
MS61 A
Complexities in Prognostication in Advanced Cancer
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Complexities in Prognostication in Advanced Cancer," JAMA, 290(1): 98-104 (July 2003)
MS60 A
Favorable Cardiovascular Risk Among Elderly Breast Carcinoma Survivors
E.B. Lamont, N.A. Christakis, and D.S. Lauderdale, "Favorable Cardiovascular Risk Among Elderly Breast Carcinoma Survivors," Cancer, 98(1): 2-10 (July 2003)
MS59 A
Self-Perception of Weight Appropriateness in the U.S.
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Self-Perception of Weight Appropriateness in the U.S.," American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 24(4): 332-339 (May 2003)
MS58 A
Initial Assessment of a New Instrument to Measure Quality of Life at the End of Life
K.E. Steinhauser, H.B. Bosworth, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, N.A. Christakis, J. Parker, and J.A. Tulsky, "Initial Assessment of a New Instrument to Measure Quality of Life at the End of Life," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(6): 829-841 (December 2002)
MS57 A
The Lack of Effect of Market Structure on Hospice Use
T.J. Iwashyna, V.W. Chang, J.X. Zhang, and N.A. Christakis, "The Lack of Effect of Market Structure on Hospice Use," Health Services Research, 37(6): 1531-1551 (December 2002)
MS56 A
Finding Married Couples in Medicare Claims Data
T.J. Iwashyna, G. Brennan, J.X. Zhang, and N.A. Christakis, "Finding Married Couples in Medicare Claims Data," Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, 3(1): 75-86 (December 2002)
MS55 A
Racial, Ethnic, and Affluence Differences in Elderly Patients’ Use of Teaching Hospitals
T.J. Iwashyna, F. Curlin, and N.A. Christakis, "Racial, Ethnic, and Affluence Differences in Elderly Patients’ Use of Teaching Hospitals," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 17(9): 696-703 (September 2002)
MS54 A
Disease-Specific Patterns of Hospice and Related Healthcare Use in an Incidence Cohort of Seriously Ill Elderly Patients
T.J. Iwashyna, J.X. Zhang, and N.A. Christakis, "Disease-Specific Patterns of Hospice and Related Healthcare Use in an Incidence Cohort of Seriously Ill Elderly Patients," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(4): 531-538 (August 2002)
MS53 A
Care After the Onset of Serious Illness (COSI): A Novel Claims-Based Dataset Exploiting Substantial Cross-Set Linkages to Study End-of-Life Care
N.A. Christakis, T.J. Iwashyna, and J.X. Zhang, "Care After the Onset of Serious Illness (COSI): A Novel Claims-Based Dataset Exploiting Substantial Cross-Set Linkages to Study End-of-Life Care," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(4): 515-529 (August 2002)
MS52 A
Physician Factors in the Timing of Cancer Patient Referral to Hospice Palliative Care
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Physician Factors in the Timing of Cancer Patient Referral to Hospice Palliative Care," Cancer, 94(10): 2733-2737 (May 2002)
MS51 A
Medical Modeling of Obesity: A Transition from Action to Experience in a 20th Century American Medical Textbook
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Medical Modeling of Obesity: A Transition from Action to Experience in a 20th Century American Medical Textbook," Sociology of Health and Illness, 24(2): 151-177 (March 2002)
MS50 A
Construct Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims: The Case of 5FU
E.B. Lamont, D.S. Lauderdale, R.L. Schilsky, and N.A. Christakis, "Construct Validity of Medicare Chemotherapy Claims: The Case of 5FU," Medical Care, 40(3): 201-211 (March 2002)
MS49 A
Preparing for the End of Life: Preferences of Patients, Families, Physicians, and Other Care Providers
K.E. Steinhauser, N.A. Christakis, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, S. Grambow, J. Parker, and J.A. Tulsky, "Preparing for the End of Life: Preferences of Patients, Families, Physicians, and Other Care Providers," Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 22(3): 727-737 (September 2001)
MS48 A
Extent and Determinants of Discrepancy Between Self-Evaluations of Weight Status and Clinical Standards
V.W. Chang and N.A. Christakis, "Extent and Determinants of Discrepancy Between Self-Evaluations of Weight Status and Clinical Standards," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 16(8): 538-543 (August 2001)
MS47 A
Prognostic Disclosure to Patients with Cancer Near the End of Life
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Prognostic Disclosure to Patients with Cancer Near the End of Life," Annals of Internal Medicine, 133(12): 1096-1105 (June 2001)
MS46 A
Factors Considered Important at the End of Life by Patients, Family, Physicians, and Other Care Providers
K.E. Steinhauser, N.A. Christakis, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, L. McIntyre, and J.A. Tulsky, "Factors Considered Important at the End of Life by Patients, Family, Physicians, and Other Care Providers," JAMA, 284(19): 2476-2482 (November 2000)
MS45 A
Refinements of a Methodology for Detecting Married Couples in the Medicare Data
T.J. Iwashyna, J. Zhang, D. Lauderdale, and N.A. Christakis, "Refinements of a Methodology for Detecting Married Couples in the Medicare Data," Demography, 37(2): 251-252 (May 2000)
MS44 A
The Impact of Individual and Market Factors on the Timing of Initiation of Hospice Terminal Care
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "The Impact of Individual and Market Factors on the Timing of Initiation of Hospice Terminal Care," Medical Care, 38(5): 528-541 (May 2000)
MS43 A
In Search of a Good Death: Observations of Patients, Families, and Providers
K.E. Steinhauser, E.C. Clipp, M. McNeilly, N.A. Christakis, L.M. McIntyre, and J.A. Tulsky, "In Search of a Good Death: Observations of Patients, Families, and Providers," Annals of Internal Medicine, 132(10): 825-832 (May 2000)
MS42 A
Extent and Determinants of Error in Doctors’ Prognoses for Terminally Ill Patients: Prospective Cohort Study
N.A. Christakis and E.B. Lamont, "Extent and Determinants of Error in Doctors’ Prognoses for Terminally Ill Patients: Prospective Cohort Study," British Medical Journal, 320(7233): 469-473 (February 2000); reprinted in The Western Journal of Medicine 172(5): 310-313 (May 2000)
MS41 A
Editorial A
Prognostication and Bioethics
N.A. Christakis, "Prognostication and Bioethics," Daedalus, 128(4): 197-214 (Fall 1999)
MS40 A
The Performance of Different Lookback Periods and Sources of Information for Charlson Comorbidity Adjustment in Medicare Claims
J. Zhang, T.J. Iwashyna, N.A. Christakis, "The Performance of Different Lookback Periods and Sources of Information for Charlson Comorbidity Adjustment in Medicare Claims," Medical Care, 37(11): 1128-1139 (November 1999)
MS39 A
Neighborhoods Matter: A Population-Based Study of Provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
T.J. Iwashyna, N.A. Christakis, and L.B. Becker, "Neighborhoods Matter: A Population-Based Study of Provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation," Annals of Emergency Medicine, 34(4): 459-468 (October 1999)
MS38 A
Firearm Injury Prevention Counseling: Are We Missing the Mark?
E. Becher and N.A. Christakis, "Firearm Injury Prevention Counseling: Are We Missing the Mark?," Pediatrics, 104(3): 530-535 (September 1999)
MS37 A
The Sequence of Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment from Patients
D.A. Asch, K. Faber-Langendoen, J.A. Shea, and N.A. Christakis, "The Sequence of Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment from Patients," American Journal of Medicine, 107(2): 153-156 (August 1999)
MS36 A
Some Elements of Prognosis in Terminal Cancer
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Some Elements of Prognosis in Terminal Cancer," Oncology, 13(8): 1165-1170 (August 1999)
MS35 A
A Methodology for Identifying Married Couples in Medicare Data: Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use Among the Married Elderly
T.J. Iwashyna, J. Zhang, D. Lauderdale, and N.A. Christakis, "A Methodology for Identifying Married Couples in Medicare Data: Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use Among the Married Elderly," Demography, 35(4): 413-419 (November 1998)
MS34 A
Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Prognostication in a National Sample of Internists
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Prognostication in a National Sample of Internists," Archives of Internal Medicine, 158(23): 2389-2395 (November 1998)
MS33 A
Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Hospice Referral in a National Sample of Internists
T.J. Iwashyna and N.A. Christakis, "Attitude and Self-Reported Practice Regarding Hospice Referral in a National Sample of Internists," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 1(3): 241-248 (September 1998)
MS32 A
Predicting Patient Survival Before and After Hospice Enrollment
N.A. Christakis, "Predicting Patient Survival Before and After Hospice Enrollment," The Hospice Journal, 13(1-2): 71-87 (March 1998)
MS31 A
Spousal Illness Burden Is Associated with Delayed Use of Hospice Care in Terminally Ill Patients
N.A. Christakis and T.J. Iwashyna, "Spousal Illness Burden Is Associated with Delayed Use of Hospice Care in Terminally Ill Patients," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 1(1): 3-10 (March 1998)
MS30 A
Conducting Physician Mail Surveys on a Limited Budget: A Randomized Trial Comparing $2 Bill Versus $5 Bill Incentives
D.A. Asch, N.A. Christakis, and P.A. Ubel,, "Conducting Physician Mail Surveys on a Limited Budget: A Randomized Trial Comparing $2 Bill Versus $5 Bill Incentives," Medical Care, 36(1): 95-99 (January 1998)
MS29 A
Response Rates to Mail Surveys Published in Medical Journals
D.A. Asch, M.K. Jedrziewski, and N.A. Christakis, "Response Rates to Mail Surveys Published in Medical Journals," Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 50(10): 1129-1136 (October 1997)
MS28 A
The Ellipsis of Prognosis in Modern Medical Thought
N.A. Christakis, "The Ellipsis of Prognosis in Modern Medical Thought," Social Science and Medicine, 44(3): 301-315 (February 1997)
MS27 A
The Role of Prognosis in Clinical Decision Making
N.A. Christakis and G.A. Sachs, "The Role of Prognosis in Clinical Decision Making," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 11(7): 422-425 (July 1996)
MS25 A
Survival of Medicare Patients After Enrollment in Hospice Programs
N.A. Christakis and J.J. Escarce, "Survival of Medicare Patients After Enrollment in Hospice Programs," New England Journal of Medicine, 335(3): 172-178 (July 1996); partially reprinted in A.O. Berg, Year Book of Family Practice, St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1998
MS26 A
Why Do Physicians Prefer to Withdraw Some Forms of Life Support Over Others? Intrinsic Attributes of Life Sustaining Treatments Are Associated with Physicians’ Preferences
D.A. Asch and N.A. Christakis, "Why Do Physicians Prefer to Withdraw Some Forms of Life Support Over Others? Intrinsic Attributes of Life Sustaining Treatments Are Associated with Physicians’ Preferences," Medical Care, 34(2): 103-111 (February 1996)
MS24 A
Perish and Publish: Non-Heart-Beating Organ Donation and Unduly Iterative Ethical Review
R.C. Fox and N.A. Christakis, "Perish and Publish: Non-Heart-Beating Organ Donation and Unduly Iterative Ethical Review," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 5(4): 335-342 (December 1995)
MS23 A
Medical Specialists Prefer to Withdraw Familiar Technologies When Discontinuing Life Support
N.A. Christakis and D.A. Asch, "Medical Specialists Prefer to Withdraw Familiar Technologies When Discontinuing Life Support," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 10(9): 491-494 (September 1995)
MS22 A
The Similarity and Frequency of Proposals to Reform U.S. Medical Education: Constant Concerns
N.A. Christakis, "The Similarity and Frequency of Proposals to Reform U.S. Medical Education: Constant Concerns," JAMA, 274(9): 706-711 (September 1995)
MS21 A
Physician Characteristics Associated with Decisions to Withdraw Life Support
N.A. Christakis and D.A. Asch, "Physician Characteristics Associated with Decisions to Withdraw Life Support," American Journal of Public Health, 85(3): 367-372 (March 1995)
MS20 A
Editorial A
Change in Self-Definition from Specialist to Generalist in a National Sample of Physicians
N.A. Christakis, J.A. Jacobs, and C.M. Messikomer, "Change in Self-Definition from Specialist to Generalist in a National Sample of Physicians," Annals of Internal Medicine, 121(9): 669-675 (November 1994)
MS19 A
Do Clinical Clerks Suffer Ethical Erosion? Students’ Perceptions of Their Ethical Environment and Their Personal Development
C. Feudtner, D.A. Christakis, and N.A. Christakis, "Do Clinical Clerks Suffer Ethical Erosion? Students’ Perceptions of Their Ethical Environment and Their Personal Development," Academic Medicine, 69(8): 670-679 (August 1994)
MS18 A
Logit Models for Sets of Ranked Items
P.D. Allison and N.A. Christakis, "Logit Models for Sets of Ranked Items," Sociological Methodology, 24: 199-228 (Summer 1994)
MS17 A
Timing of Referral of Terminally Ill Patients to an Outpatient Hospice
N.A. Christakis, "Timing of Referral of Terminally Ill Patients to an Outpatient Hospice," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 9(6): 314-320 (June 1994)
MS16 A
Different Response Rates in a Trial of Two Envelope Styles in Mail Survey Research
D.A. Asch and N.A. Christakis, "Different Response Rates in a Trial of Two Envelope Styles in Mail Survey Research," Epidemiology, 5(5): 364-365 (May 1994)
MS15 A
Screening Surgeons for HIV Infection: Assessment of a Potential Public Health Program
K.A. Schulman, R. McDonald, I. Frank, L.A. Lynn, N.A. Christakis, and J.S. Schwartz, "Screening Surgeons for HIV Infection: Assessment of a Potential Public Health Program," Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 15(3): 147-155 (March 1994)
MS14 A
Editorial A
Biases in How Physicians Choose to Withdraw Life Support
N.A. Christakis and D.A. Asch, "Biases in How Physicians Choose to Withdraw Life Support," The Lancet, 342(8872): 642-646 (September 1993); reprinted in Monash Bioethics Review 13(3): 24-33 (July 1994)
MS13 A
Ethics Are Local: Engaging Cross-Cultural Variation in the Ethics for Clinical Research
N.A. Christakis, "Ethics Are Local: Engaging Cross-Cultural Variation in the Ethics for Clinical Research," Social Science and Medicine, 35(9): 1079-1091 (October 1992); partially reprinted in Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research, E. Emanuel, R. Crouch, J. Arras, J. Moreno, and C. Grady, eds., Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003
MS12 A
Hirschsprung’s Disease: Associated Abnormalities and Demography
E.T. Ryan, J.L. Ecker, N.A. Christakis, and J. Folkman, "Hirschsprung’s Disease: Associated Abnormalities and Demography," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 27(1): 76-81 (January 1992)
MS11 A
Existing International Ethical Guidelines for Human Subjects Research: Some Open Questions
N.A. Christakis and M.J. Panner, "Existing International Ethical Guidelines for Human Subjects Research: Some Open Questions," Law, Medicine & Health Care, 19(3-4): 214-221 (Winter 1991); partially reprinted in Emerging Policies for Biomedical Research, W.N. Kelley, M. Osterweis, E. Rubin, eds., Washington, DC: Association of Academic Health Centers, 1993
MS10 A
Clinical AIDS Research that Evaluates Cost-Effectiveness in the Developing World
N.A. Christakis, L.A. Lynn, and A. Castelo, "Clinical AIDS Research that Evaluates Cost-Effectiveness in the Developing World," RB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 13(4): 6-8 (August 1991)
MS9 A
Appropriate Collaboration Between Industry and Government in the Development of an AIDS Vaccine
N.A. Christakis and M.J. Panner, "Appropriate Collaboration Between Industry and Government in the Development of an AIDS Vaccine," Law, Medicine & Health Care, 17(2): 130-138 (Summer 1989)
MS8 A
Responding to a Pandemic: International Interests in AIDS Control
N.A. Christakis, "Responding to a Pandemic: International Interests in AIDS Control," Daedalus, 118(2): 113-134 (Spring 1989); reprinted in Living with AIDS, S.R. Graubard, ed., Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990, p. 329-351
MS7 A
The Ethical Design of an AIDS Vaccine Trial in Africa
N.A. Christakis, "The Ethical Design of an AIDS Vaccine Trial in Africa," Hastings Center Report, 18(3): 31-37 (June 1988); reprinted in Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach, L. May and S.C. Sharratt, eds., Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1994, p. 421-430
MS6 A
Should IRB’s Monitor Research More Strictly?
N.A. Christakis, "Should IRB’s Monitor Research More Strictly?," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 10(2): 8-10 (April 1988)
MS5 A
The Limits of Science in On-The-Job Drug Screening
M.J. Panner and N.A. Christakis, "The Limits of Science in On-The-Job Drug Screening," Hastings Center Report, 16(6): 7-12 (December 1986); partially reprinted in Drug Abuse, J.S. Bach, ed., St. Paul, MN: Greenhaven Press, 1988, p. 106-111
MS4 A
Baby Fae and the Media: How the Law Allows Appropriate Access
N.A. Christakis and M.J. Panner, "Baby Fae and the Media: How the Law Allows Appropriate Access," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 8(2): 5-7 (April 1986)
MS3 A
The Intramembrane Structure of Septate Junctions Based on Direct Freezing
B. Kachar, N.A. Christakis, T.S. Reese, and N.J. Lane, "The Intramembrane Structure of Septate Junctions Based on Direct Freezing," Journal of Cell Science, 80(1): 13-28 (February 1986)
MS2 A
Do Medical Student Research Subjects Need Special Protection?
N.A. Christakis, "Do Medical Student Research Subjects Need Special Protection?," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 7(3): 1-4 (June 1985)
MS1 A
Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network
97(6): 977-991 (December 2009), "Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97(6): 977-991 (December 2009)
MS104 A