Brittany C.L. Lange

Brittany C.L. Lange, DPhil, MPH is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut. She works across existing evidence-based practices to help strengthen the dissemination and implementation of these initiatives. She completed her DPhil in social intervention at the University of Oxford and her MPH in health policy at the Yale School of Public Health. Her DPhil research focused on the association between child sexual abuse and subsequent mental health and parenting outcomes, and her MPH research focused on the association between adverse childhood experiences and parenting outcomes. Her primary research interests include mental health, child sexual abuse, parenting, substance use, qualitative research methodology, and the creation of evidence-based mental health interventions and policy.

Manuscripts

2019

Lange, B.C.L., Condon, E.M., & Gardner, F. (2019). Parenting among mothers who experienced child sexual abuse: A qualitative systematic review. Qualitative Health Research, 20(1), 146-161.

Lange, B.C.L., & Bach-Mortensen, A.M. (2019). A systematic review of stakeholder perceptions of supervised injection facilities. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 197(1),299-314.

Lange, B.C.L., Condon, E.M., & Gardner, F. (2019). A systematic review of the association between the childhood sexual abuse experiences of mothers and the abuse status of their children: Protective strategies, intergenerational transmission, and reactions to the abuse of their children. Social Science & Medicine. In press.

2018

Bach-Mortensen, A.M, Lange, B.C.L., & Montgomery, P. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementing evidence-based interventions among third sector organisations: A systematic review. Implementation Science, 13(103), 1-19.

Herman, A.R., Pullen, S.J., Lange, B.C.L., Christian, N., Ulloa, M., Kempeh, M., … & Borba, C.P.C. Closing the mental health treatment gap through the collaboration of traditional and Western medicine in Liberia. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health.

Lange, B.C.L., Callinan, L., & Smith, M.V. (2018). Adverse childhood experiences and their relation to parenting stress and parenting practices. Community Mental Health Journal, 1-12.

Lange, B.C.L., Pullen, S.J., Petruzzi, L.J., Parnarouskis, L., Dominguez, S., Harris, B., … & Borba, C.P.C. (2018). A qualitative investigation of the perceived role of peers in influencing substance use among youth in Monrovia, Liberia. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 13(4), 357-367.

Petruzzi, L.J., Pullen, S.J., Lange, B.C.L., Parnarouskis, L., Dominguez, S., Slopadoe, S.P., … & Henderson, D.C. (2018). Contributing risk factors for substance use among school-aged youth in post-conflict Liberia: A qualitative investigation. Qualitative Health Research, 28(12), 1827-1838.

2017

Kurkurina, E., Lange, B.C.L., Lama, S.D., Burke, E., Yaffe, M.J., Monin, J., & Humphries, D. (2017). Detection of elder abuse: Exploring the potential use of the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index© by law enforcement in the field. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(2), 103-126.

Lange, B.C.L., Dáu, A.L.B.T., Goldblum, J., Alfano, J., & Smith, M.V. (2017). A mixed methods investigation of the experience of poverty among a population of low-income parenting women. Community Mental Health Journal, 53, 832-841.

Parnarouskis, L., Stevenson, A., Lange, B.C.L., Pullen, S.J., Petruzzi, L.J., Dominguez, S., … & Borba, C.P.C. (2017). The impact of transactional sex with teachers on secondary school students in Monrovia, Liberia – A brief report. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 12(4), 328-333.

2016

Levey, E.J., Oppenheim, C.E., Lange, B.C.L., Plasky, N.S., Harris, B.L., Lekpeh, G.G., … & Borba, C.P.C. (2016). A qualitative analysis of factors impacting resilience among youth in post-conflict Liberia. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 10(26), 1-11. 

Levey, E.J., Oppenheim, C.E., Lange, B.C.L., Plasky, N.S., Harris, B.L., Lekpeh, G.G., … & Borba, C.P.C. (2016). A qualitative analysis of parental loss and family separation among youth in post-conflict Liberia. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 12, 11-16.

Pullen, S.J., Petruzzi, L., Lange, B.C.L., Parnarouskis, L., Dominguez, S., Harris, B., … & Borba, C.P.C. (2016). A qualitative analysis of substance use among Liberian youth: Understanding behaviors, consequences, and protective factors involving school youth and the school milieu. International Journal of Mental Health & Psychiatry, 2, 11-21.

 

Protocols

2018

Lange, B.C.L., Bach-Mortensen, A.M, & Gardner, F. (2018). The effectiveness of interventions designed for maternal caregivers who experienced child sexual abuse: A systematic review. PROSPERO: CRD42018092683.

2017

Bach-Mortensen, A.M., & Lange, B.C.L. (2017). Has the implementation of supervised injection sites been effective in decreasing overdose mortality of injection drug users in urban settings? A systematic review. PROSPERO: CRD42017082116.

Lange, B.C.L., & Bach-Mortensen, A.M. (2017). Stakeholder and public perceptions of supervised injection facilities: A qualitative meta-synthesis. PROSPERO: CRD42017081866.

Lange, B.C.L., Condon, E.M., & Gardner, F. (2017). The association between child sexual abuse and subsequent maternal parenting: a systematic review. PROSPERO: CRD42017051992. 

Lange, B.C.L., Condon, E.M., & Gardner, F. (2017). Child sexual abuse and subsequent maternal parenting: a qualitative meta-synthesis. PROSPERO: CRD42017058761.

Bach-Mortensen, A.M, Lange, B.C.L., & Montgomery, P. (2017). What barriers and facilitators do third sector organisations experience when implementing evidence-based interventions: A systematic review. PROSPERO: CRD42017073090.

 

Published Abstracts

2018

Lange, B.C.L., & Bach-Mortensen, A.M. (2018). Stakeholder perceptions of supervised injection facilities: A qualitative synthesis. The Lancet.

Lange, B.C.L., Condon, E.M., & Gardner, F. (2018). Child sexual abuse and subsequent maternal parenting: A qualitative meta-synthesis. The Lancet.

 

Oral Presentations at Conferences

2019

Humphreys, D.K., Yakubovich, A.R., Lange, B.C.L., Esposti, M.D., Melendez Torres, G.J., Parmar, A., & Wiebe, D. (2019). Expanding laws that expand civilian rights to use lethal force in self-defense: A systematic review. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA. 

Lang, J.M. & Lange, B.C.L. (2019). Adaptations to evidence-based treatments for children in community settings. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Boston, MA, USA.

2018

Lange, B.C.L., Condon, E.M., & Gardner, F. (2018). Child sexual abuse and subsequent maternal parenting: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Public Health Science Conference.

 

Recent Poster Presentations at Conferences

2018

Lange, B.C.L., & Bach-Mortensen, A.M. (2018). Stakeholder perceptions of supervised injection facilities: A qualitative synthesis. Public Health Science Conference, Belfast, Ireland.

Lange, B.C.L., & Bach-Mortensen, A.M. (2018). Stakeholder perceptions of supervised injection facilities: A qualitative synthesis. European Society for Prevention Research Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

2016

Kurkurina, E., Lama, S.D., Lange, B.C.L., Burke, E., Humphries, D., & Monin, J. (2016). Screening for elder abuse: Exploring the feasibility for use of the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index screening tool by law enforcement in the field. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. *Winner of the Retirement Research Foundation Master’s Student Research Award.

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