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B Heidi Ellis, Ph.D.


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  1. Ellis BH, Sideridis G, Miller A, Abdi SM, Lincoln AK. Civic development and antisocial attitudes/behaviors among Somali immigrants: Change over one year. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2021 Feb 15. PMID: 33591772.
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  2. Lincoln AK, Cardeli E, Sideridis G, Salhi C, Miller AB, Da Fonseca T, Issa O, Ellis BH. Discrimination, marginalization, belonging, and mental health among Somali immigrants in North America. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2020 Dec 07. PMID: 33289573.
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  3. Ellis BH, Cardeli E, Bloom M, Brahmbhatt Z, Weine S. Understanding the needs of children returning from formerly ISIS-controlled territories through an emotional security theory lens: Implications for practice. Child Abuse Negl. 2020 Nov; 109:104754. PMID: 33035735.
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  4. Winer JP, Forgeard M, Cardeli E, Issa O, Ellis BH. Factor structure and concurrent validity of the Cognitive Fusion Questionnaire (CFQ) in a sample of Somali immigrants living in North America. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2020; 90(6):787-798. PMID: 32986458.
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  5. Gillespie S, Cardeli E, Sideridis G, Issa O, Ellis BH. Residential mobility, mental health, and community violence exposure among Somali refugees and immigrants in North America. Health Place. 2020 09; 65:102419. PMID: 32877868.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  6. Cardeli E, Phan J, Mulder L, Benson M, Adhikari R, Ellis BH. Bhutanese Refugee Youth: The Importance of Assessing and Addressing Psychosocial Needs in a School Setting. J Sch Health. 2020 09; 90(9):731-742. PMID: 32715496.
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  7. Ellis BH, Decker SH, Abdi SM, Miller AB, Barrett C, Lincoln AK. A Qualitative Examination of How Somali Young Adults Think About and Understand Violence in Their Communities. J Interpers Violence. 2020 May 13; 886260520918569. PMID: 32401157.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  8. Betancourt TS, Newnham EA, Birman D, Lee R, Ellis BH, Layne CM. Comparing Trauma Exposure, Mental Health Needs, and Service Utilization Across Clinical Samples of Refugee, Immigrant, and U.S.-Origin Children. J Trauma Stress. 2017 06; 30(3):209-218. PMID: 28585740.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Ellis BH, Abdi S. Building community resilience to violent extremism through genuine partnerships. Am Psychol. 2017 Apr; 72(3):289-300. PMID: 28383981.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Lincoln AK, Lazarevic V, White MT, Ellis BH. The Impact of Acculturation Style and Acculturative Hassles on the Mental Health of Somali Adolescent Refugees. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 08; 18(4):771-778. PMID: 26048358.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Ellis BH, Abdi SM, Lazarevic V, White MT, Lincoln AK, Stern JE, Horgan JG. Relation of psychosocial factors to diverse behaviors and attitudes among Somali refugees. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2016; 86(4):393-408. PMID: 26618939.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Ellis BH, Lankau EW, Ao T, Benson MA, Miller AB, Shetty S, Lopes Cardozo B, Geltman PL, Cochran J. Understanding Bhutanese refugee suicide through the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2015 Jan; 85(1):43-55. PMID: 25642653.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Ellis BH, Alisic E, Reiss A, Dishion T, Fisher PA. Emotion Regulation Among Preschoolers on a Continuum of Risk: The Role of Maternal Emotion Coaching. J Child Fam Stud. 2014 Aug; 23(6):965-974. PMID: 28572715.
    Citations: 4     
  14. Ellis BH, Miller AB, Abdi S, Barrett C, Blood EA, Betancourt TS. Multi-tier mental health program for refugee youth. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2013 Feb; 81(1):129-40. PMID: 22924331.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Ellis BH, Lincoln AK, Charney ME, Ford-Paz R, Benson M, Strunin L. Mental health service utilization of Somali adolescents: religion, community, and school as gateways to healing. Transcult Psychiatry. 2010 Nov; 47(5):789-811. PMID: 21088104.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Ellis BH, MacDonald HZ, Klunk-Gillis J, Lincoln A, Strunin L, Cabral HJ. Discrimination and mental health among Somali refugee adolescents: the role of acculturation and gender. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2010 Oct; 80(4):564-75. PMID: 20950297.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Betancourt TS, Agnew-Blais J, Gilman SE, Williams DR, Ellis BH. Past horrors, present struggles: the role of stigma in the association between war experiences and psychosocial adjustment among former child soldiers in Sierra Leone. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jan; 70(1):17-26. PMID: 19875215.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Geltman PL, Grant-Knight W, Ellis B. Heidi, Landgraf JM. The "Lost Boys" of Sudan: Use of health services and functional health outcomes of unaccompanied refugee minors resettled in the U.S. Journal of Immigrant Health. 2008; 10.
  19. Murray LK, Cohen JA, Ellis BH, Mannarino A. Cognitive behavioral therapy for symptoms of trauma and traumatic grief in refugee youth. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2008 Jul; 17(3):585-604, ix. PMID: 18558314.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Ellis BH, MacDonald HZ, Lincoln AK, Cabral HJ. Mental health of Somali adolescent refugees: the role of trauma, stress, and perceived discrimination. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Apr; 76(2):184-93. PMID: 18377116.
    Citations: 66     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Ellis, B. Heidi. Perceptions of discrimination in traumatized vs. non-traumatized Somali refugee adolescents. 2007.
  22. Ellis, BH. Somali adolescents and pathways to mental health care: Understanding help seeking within one refugee community. 2007.
  23. Ellis, B. Heidi and Betancourt, T. . Mental health treatment for child and adolescent refugees and immigrants. Immigrant Medicine, Eds. Walker and Barnett. 2007.
  24. Saxe, G. N., MacDonald, H. Z., & Ellis, B. Heidi. Psychosocial approaches for children with posttraumatic stress disorder. Handbook of PTSD, Eds. Friedman, Resick and Keane. 2007.
  25. Ellis BH, Kia-Keating M, Yusuf SA, Lincoln A, Nur A. Ethical research in refugee communities and the use of community participatory methods. Transcult Psychiatry. 2007 Sep; 44(3):459-81. PMID: 17938156.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Kia-Keating M, Ellis BH. Belonging and connection to school in resettlement: young refugees, school belonging, and psychosocial adjustment. Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2007 Jan; 12(1):29-43. PMID: 17375808.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Ellis BH, Lhewa D, Charney M, Cabral H. Screening for PTSD among Somali adolescent refugees: psychometric properties of the UCLA PTSD Index. J Trauma Stress. 2006 Aug; 19(4):547-51. PMID: 16929510.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  28. Ellis, B. Heidi, Rubin, A., Stichick Betancourt, T., & Saxe, G. Mental health interventions for children affected by war or terrorism. Children Exposed to Violence, Eds. M. Feerick and G. Silverman. 2006.
  29. Glenn N. Saxe, B. Heidi Ellis, Julie Kaplow. Collaborative Treatment of Traumatized Children and Teens: The Trauma Systems Therapy Approach. 2006; 344.
  30. Ellis, B. Heidi, Saxe, G., and Hansen, S. Trauma Systems Therapy: Dissemination and implementation in two settings. 2005.
  31. Ellis, B. Heidi. Concordance of Somali refugee adolescent and caregiver reports: Trauma and PTSD. 2005.
  32. Ellis, B. Heidi. Emotion Language, Emotion Regulation and PTSD in children at risk for maltreatment. 2005.
  33. Ellis, B. Heidi. Addressing stigma of mental illness among Somali refugees. 2005.
  34. Ellis, B. Heidi. National Survey of Refugee Programs. 2005.
  35. Saxe, G.N., Ellis, B. Heidi, & Fogler, J. . Comprehensive Care for Traumatized Children: An open trial examines Trauma Systems Therapy. Psychiatric Annals. 2005; 35(5):443-448.
  36. Ellis, B. Heidi. Mental Health of Somali Adolescent refugees: Risks and Resiliencies. 2004.
  37. Ellis, B. Heidi . Community Participatory Methods in Research with Somali Refugees. 2004.
  38. Ellis, B. Heidi . Trauma Systems Therapy for Refugees. 2004.
  39. Ellis, B. Heidi, Lhewa, D., and the Somali Experience Project Team. Mental Health and Post Resettlement Stressors of Somali Adolescents resettled in Boston, Massachusetts USA: Preliminary findings. 2004.
  40. Ellis BH, Fisher PA, Zaharie S. Predictors of disruptive behavior, developmental delays, anxiety, and affective symptomatology among institutionally reared romanian children. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2004 Oct; 43(10):1283-92. PMID: 15381896.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Gentleman RC, Carey VJ, Bates DM, Bolstad B, Dettling M, Dudoit S, Ellis B, Gautier L, Ge Y, Gentry J, Hornik K, Hothorn T, Huber W, Iacus S, Irizarry R, Leisch F, Li C, Maechler M, Rossini AJ, Sawitzki G, Smith C, Smyth G, Tierney L, Yang JY, Zhang J. Bioconductor: open software development for computational biology and bioinformatics. Genome Biol. 2004; 5(10):R80. PMID: 15461798.
    Citations: 5685     Fields:    
  42. Lustig SL, Kia-Keating M, Knight WG, Geltman P, Ellis H, Kinzie JD, Keane T, Saxe GN. Review of child and adolescent refugee mental health. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2004 Jan; 43(1):24-36. PMID: 14691358.
    Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Ellis, B. Heidi. A Neurons to Neighborhood approach to treating refugee children. 2003.
  44. Ellis, BH. Emotion language and emotion regulation in maltreated preschoolers. 2000.
  45. Fisher, Philip A., Ellis, B. Heidi, & Chamberlain, Patricia. Early Intervention Foster Care: A Model for Preventing Risk in Young Children Who Have Been Maltreated. Children’s Services: Social Policy, Research and Practice. 1999; 2(3):159-182.
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