Publications

Magazines & Newsletters

  1. Ponton, L. (1996).  Talking with teenagers about sex, Diablo Magazine.
  2. Ponton, L.  (1996).  Review of Reviving Ophelia, Parents’ Coalition Newsletter.
  3. Ponton, L.E. (1997) Sexual Harassment of Children and Adolescents: in the Spotlight, Part One of a Three-part Series, AACAP News, March-April edition, p. 27-28.
  4. Ponton, L.E. (1997) Sexual Harassment of Children and Adolescents: in the Spotlight, Part Two of a Three-part Series, AACAP News, May-June edition, p. 20-24.
  5. Ponton, L.E. (1998) Sexual Harassment of Children and Adolescents: in the Spotlight, Part Three of a Three-part Series, AACAP News, March-April edition, p. 44-53.
  6. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  Their Dark Romance With Risk.  Invited editor, Newsweek special issue:  The Secret Lives of Teens.  May 10, p. 55.
  7. Ponton, L.E. (2000).  Interview:  Aftermath of the Turkish earthquake. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry News, 31(1), 30-31.
  8. Ponton, L.E. (2000) Teenagers and Sexuality at Camp: Understanding teen sexuality and tips for talking with them, Camping Magazine, September/October, 20-24.
  9. Ponton, L.E. (2001) Teens on a Tightrope San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Section, p. 1-6.
  10. Ponton, L.E. (2001) A New Assault on Lyrics, Newsday Wire Service.
  11. Ponton, L.E. (2001) Teens and Sex: Making it Safer, San Francisco Medical Society, April edition.
  12. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Second Opinions: It’s All Good, Salon.com, September 17, 2002.
  13. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Second Opinions: Magical Mystery Teens, Salon.com, September 27, 2002.
  14. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Second Opinions: Running With the Bad Girl, Salon.com, October 11, 2002.
  15. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Second Opinions: Sex Talk, Salon.com, October 24, 2002.
  16. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Second Opinions: From Laramie to California, Salon.com, November 11, 2002.
  17. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Second Opinions: Future Shock, Salon.com, December 3, 2002.
  18. Ponton, L.E. (2003) Second Opinions: Through a Glass, Darkly, Salon.com, January 2, 2003.
  19. Ponton, L.E. (2003) Second Opinions: Is She the One for Me? Salon.com, February 4, 2003.

Books

  1. DiClemente, R.J., & Ponton, L.E. (Eds.)  (1996).  Handbook of Adolescent Health Risk Behavior. New York: Plenum Press.
  2. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  The Romance of Risk: Why Adolescents Do the Things They Do.  New York: Basic Books/HarperCollins. Click here to read epilogue.
  3. Ponton, L.E. (2000)The Sex Lives of Teenagers: Revealing the Secret World of Adolescent Boys and Girls. New York: Dutton, Putnam. Click here to read epilogue.
  4. Ponton, L.E. (2002) Foreword for Killing Monsters, New York: Basic Books.
  5. Ponton, L.E. (2002). The Romance of Risk (Japanese Edition), Wave, Tokyo.
  6. Ponton, L.E. (2003). “What Does Gay Mean?”: How to Talk with Kids about Sexual Orientation and Prejudice. National Mental Health Association.
  7. Ponton, L.E. (Section Editor).  (2003). Sexuality and Risk.  In Rossner, R. (Ed.), Textbook on Adolescent Psychiatry.  New York: Oxford Press.
  8. Ponton, L.E. (2009). Sexuality and Risk-Taking. In Falligant, E.L. (Ed.), Raising an American Girl. Wisconsin: American Girl Publishing.
  9. Ponton, L.E. (In press). After Eighteen: Parenting the Next Ten Years.
  10. Ponton, L.E. (In Press). Métis: A Novel.
  11. Ponton, L.E. (In Press). The Risky Alliance: Psychotherapy with Adolescents.

Academic Articles

  1. Ponton, L.E., Philips, I.  (1983).  Recent developments in childhood depression.  Western Journal of Medicine, 138:410-411.
  2. Ponton, L.E., Philips, I.  (1983).  Review of Father and child: Development and clinical perspectivesJournal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 22:314-315.
  3. Ponton, L.E.  (1985).  Adolescent pregnancy in response to therapist pregnancy (abstract). Journal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Meeting Proceedings, 1:13.
  4. Ponton, L.E., (1986).  Review of Suicide and pregnancy. Internal Medicine for the Specialist,
  5. Budman, C., & Ponton, L.E.  (1986).  A psychiatric model for treatment of the adolescent refugee (abstract).  Journal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Meeting Proceedings, 2:8.
  6. Ponton, L.E.,  (1987).  Geographic mobility and the refugee adolescent. Journal of Preventive Psychiatry, 3:313-322.
  7. 37. Hartley, D., & Ponton, L.E.  (1987).  Inpatient adolescent suicide attempts (abstract).  Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Addendum.
  8. Ponton, L.E.  (1987).  Adolescent sexuality, pregnancy, and parenthood in the Institute on Adolescent Development (abstract). Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: 4.
  9. Ponton, L.E., & Hartley, D.  (1987).  Premature termination from adolescent inpatient psychiatric treatment (abstract).  Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: 8.
  10. Ponton, L.E. (1990).  AIDS and the role of the adolescent psychiatrist.  American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry Quarterly, 4:15-17.
  11. Ponton, L.E. (1990), Adolescent dreams: An examination of their sexuality. Dialogues: Journal of Psychoanalytic Perspective, 8:49-56.
  12. DiClemente, R.J., Ponton, L.E., & Hartley, D. (1991).  Prevalence and correlates of cutting behavior: Risk for HIV transmission. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30(5):735-40.
  13. Ponton, L.E., Bryant, E., & DiClemente, R.J. (1991).  Child and parent response to the earthquake: A follow-up study (abstract).  Society for Research in Child Development. Volume 4.
  14. Ponton, L.E., DiClemente, R.J., & McKenna, S.  (1991).  An AIDS education and prevention program for psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30:729-735.
  15. Etemad, J., & Ponton, L. (1991).  Impact of HIV on child and adolescent psychiatry. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30(5):721-23.
  16. Ponton, L.E., & Bryant, E. (1991).  After the earthquake: Organizing to respond to children and adolescents. Psychiatric Annals, 2:538-546.
  17. Ponton, L. (1991).  Psychotherapy with adolescent girls (institute abstract prepared by R. Hendren). Scientific Proceedings, Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7:2.
  18. Hendren, R., Berlin, I., & Ponton, L.  (1991).  A multi-cultural approach to psychiatric inpatient care of children and adolescents. Scientific Proceedings, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7:25.
  19. Ponton, L. (1991).  Caring for HIV-infected youth. (symposium abstract prepared by L. Brown), Scientific Proceedings of the 1991 Meetings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7:32.
  20. Ponton, L.E.  (1992).  Review of Why Children Reject School – Views from Seven Countries. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31:377-8.
  21. Rao, K., Ponton, L., & DiClemente, R. J.  (1992).  Child sexual abuse of Asians compared with other populations. American Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31(5):880-886.
  22. Ponton, L.E.  (1992).  Conducting therapy with children after disasters. Educational Therapist, 13(3):3-4.
  23. Ponton, L.E.  (1992).  Psychiatric treatment of HIV-infected adolescents (Symposium abstract). Scientific Proceedings of the 1992 Meetings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol. 8(33).
  24. Williams, R. & Ponton, L.E.  (1992).  HIV and adolescents: An international perspective.  Journal of Adolescence, 115(4):335-343.
  25. Ponton, L.E. (1992).  Treatment of twins: Case presentation of trauma (Symposium Abstract).  Scientific Proceedings, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 8:10.
  26. Ponton, L.E. (1993).  When should a child of divorce be in psychotherapy? Family Advocate, 15:15.
  27. Ponton, L.E., & Sardove, M.   (1993).  Evaluation and management of adolescent patients who request aesthetic surgery.  Adolescent Health, 6(1): 6-8.
  28. Ponton, L.  (1993).  Issues unique to psychotherapy with adolescent girls. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 47(3): 353-372.
  29. DiClemente, R.J., & Ponton, L.E. (1993).  HIV-related risk behaviors among psychiatrically hospitalized and school-based adolescents.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 150:324-325.
  30. Ponton, L., Brown, L., Havens, J. and Tellingator, C.  (1993).  HIV-infected children and adolescents: The role of the child psychiatrist expands. Scientific Proceedings, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
  31. Ponton, L.E.,  Gruber, E..,  & DiClemente, R. J.  (1994).  Reported symptoms of eating disorders among Native American adolescents, contrasted with White and Black youth (abstract). Proceedings of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 25-26.
  32. DiClemente, R., & Ponton, L.E. (1994).  Comportamintos Di Riesgo Relacionados Con El HIV Entre Adolescentes Psiquiatricos Hospitalizados Y Adolescentes Escolarizados. Psychiatry Digest, 378-379.
  33. Ponton, L.E. (1994).  HIV among children and adolescents: An International Perspective (abstract).  13th International Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions, p. 254.
  34. Ponton, M.E. (1994).  Review of AIDS, HIV, and Mental Health, by M.B. King.   New England Journal of Medicine, 331(16): 1100-1101.
  35. Ponton, L..E., Brown, L., & Etemad, J. (1994).  HIV Curriculum for Child Psychiatrists (abstract) .  Scientific Proceedings of the 1994 Meetings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 10:27.
  36. Ponton, L.E. (1995).   A review of eating disorders in adolescents.  Adolescent Psychiatry, 20: 267-285.
  37. Bender S., Word C.A., DiClemente R.J., Crittenden M., Persaud N.A., & Ponton L.E. (1995).  The developmental implications of prenatal and/or postnatal crack cocaine exposure in preschool children: A preliminary report.  Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 16(6): 426-428
  38. Bender, S., Ponton, L.E., Crittenden, M.R., & Word, C.O. (1995).  For underprivileged children, standardized intelligence testing can do more harm than good.   Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 16(6): 428-430.
  39. Ponton, L.E. (1995).  Review of Menstruation and psychoanalysis. Women and Health, 22(3): 73-75.
  40. Ponton, L.E. (1995).  Issues unique to psychotherapy with adolescent girls.  Arquivos de Psiquiatria, Psicoterapia. e Psicanalise, 2(1): 81-94.
  41. Ponton, L.E. (1995).    Sexual history-taking (abstract).  Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, XI: 10.
  42. Ponton, L.E. (1995).  The role of the child and adolescent psychiatrist in a disaster.  Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
  43. Gruber E., Ponton L.E., Anderson M.M., DiClemente R. (1995). Overweight and Obesity in Native-American Adolescents: Comparing Nonreservation Youths with African-American and Caucasian Peers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 11(5): 306-310.
  44. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Adolescent mood disorders. Adolescent Psychiatry, 21: 183-211.
  45. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Sexual harassment of children and adolescents: Part I. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter, March Issue.
  46. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Sexual harassment of children and adolescents: Part II.  American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter, June Issue.
  47. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Sexual harassment of children and adolescents: Part III. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter, August Issue.
  48. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Risk-taking behaviors in adolescence.  In J. Noshpitz, L.T. Flaherty, & R.M. Sarles (Eds.), Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. 3. New York:  John Wiley & Sons.
  49. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Risk-taking in adolescence.  Abstract in Scientific Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry, Toronto, October14-19, 1997.
  50. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Sexual harassment of children and adolescents.  Abstract in Scientific Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry, Toronto, October14-19, 1997.
  51. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Review of Eating Disorders and Magical Control of the Body, by M. Levens. 26(3): 89-91.
  52. Brown, L.K., Danovsky, M.B., Lourie, K.J., DiClemente, R.J. & Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Adolescents with psychiatric disorders and the risk of HIV.    Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(11).
  53. Ponton, L.E., & Lees, J. (1998).  The psychological trauma of HIV in India.  International Journal of Psychiatry, 10, 201-207.
  54. Ponton, L.E. (1998).  Review of August Aichorn’s Wayward Youth. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 37(7): 793-796.
  55. Brown, L.K., Bartlett, J.A., Ponton, L., Telingator, C., & Kazura, A. (1998).  Death, dying, and stress:  Approaches toward integrating mind, body, and community (Abstract).  Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Anaheim, CA, October-November, pp. 66-67.
  56. Ponton, L.E.  (1998).  A risky game:  Play and adolescents (Abstract). Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Anaheim, CA, October-November, p. 69.
  57. Ponton, L.E. (1998).  Adolescent risk-taking (Abstract).  Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Anaheim, CA, October-November, p. 81.
  58. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  Review of Cutting:  Understanding and overcoming self-mutilation, by S. Levenkron.  New England Journal of Medicine, 340(10): 819-820.
  59. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  Review of Child Therapy:  Concepts, Strategies, and Decision Making, by J.M. Lewis, III, & M.J. Blotcky. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
  60. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  Listen to Me, Please: A Day in the Life of a Psychiatrist Working with Adolescent Girls. The Journal for the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 10:4: 29-32.
  61. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  Going, seeing, learning:  Cuban psychiatry and health care.  Abstracts of the Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Chicago., October 19-24, p. 41.
  62. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  The child and adolescent psychiatrist working with disaster and trauma.   Abstracts of the Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Chicago., October 19-24, p. 86-87.
  63. Ponton, L.E. (1999).  Cross-cultural work with children and adolescents post-disaster.   Abstract s of the Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Chicago, October 19-24, p. 87-88.
  64. Ponton, L.E. (2000).  Sexual Harassment and the Power of Sex. Abstracts of the Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, New York City, October 24-29, p. 51.
  65. Ponton, L.E. (2000) Forbidden Fruit, Exploring Adolescent Sexuality, Keeping Our Balance, Adolescent Psychiatry, p. 27-41.
  66. Ponton, L.E. (2001) Update: Sexual Harassment of Children and Adolescents. Abstracts of the Scientific Proceeding of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Honolulu, October 23-28, p. 63.
  67. Brown, L.K., Nurcombe, B., Ponton, L.E., Alessi, N., & DiClemente, R. (2001) Sexual Violence: Impact on Families, Communities and Our Culture. Abstracts of the Scientific Proceeding of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Honolulu, October 23-28, p. 63.
  68. Ponton, Lynn (2002) A Risky Partnership: Working With the Adolescent Suicide Attempter, Adolescent Psychiatry Annals 26: 145-161.
  69. Ponton, Lynn (2002) Perspectives on Sexual Molestation of Boys by Roman Catholic Priests. Abstract of the Scientific Proceeding of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, October 21-26, p. 28.
  70. Brown, L.K., DiClemente, R., Ponton, L.E. (2002) The Spectrum of Sexual Violence: Clinical and Cultural Impact. Abstract of the Scientific Proceeding of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, October 21-26, p. 27.
  71. Ponton, LE (2004). Review of Mark Epstein’s, Going on Being.  In Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 43(8).
  72. Ponton, L.E., Judice, S (2004).  Typical Adolescent Sexual Development. In Diamond M, Yates A (Eds.) Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin N Am, 13: 497-511.
  73. Ponton, L, Goldberg, D (2004). Sexual Abuse of Boys by Clergy.  In Adolescent Psychiatry Annals, 28: 209-229.
  74. Terr, L, Ponton, L, et al (2006). Children’s Turn-Arounds in Psychotherapy: The Doctor’s Gesture. In The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (Vol 61, In Press).
  75. Ponton, L (2008). Psychiatry: Current Perspectives and Fifty Years From Now. In San Francisco Medical Society’s ‘Back to the Future of Medicine’, In Press.

Editorships, Special Issues

  1. Ponton, L.E., & Etemad, J. (Eds.)  (1991).  Special Section on Children and adolescents and HIV. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  2. Williams, R., & Ponton, L.E. (Eds.) (1992).  Special Issue on HIV/AIDS and adolescents. Journal of Adolescence.
  3. Ponton, L.E. (Ed.) (2003) Section II: Risk Behavior, Risk Taking, and Sexuality.  In Rossner, R. (Ed.), Textbook on Adolescent Psychiatry.  New York: Oxford Press, pp. 83-162.

Chapters

  1. DiClemente, R.J., Ponton, L.E., Hartley, D., & McKenna, S.  (1989).  Prevalence of sexual- and drug-related risk behaviors among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescent.  In Garrison J., Lourie, I., Magrab, P., & Coherty, D.
  2. (Eds.), Troubled adolescents and HIV infection. Washington, D.C: Georgetown University Press., pp. 70-8
  3. Blaustein, M., Bryant, E., & Ponton, L.E. (1992).  Case studies in community disaster response: The 1989 San Francisco Bay Area earthquake. In L. Austin (Ed.), Responding to disaster: A guide for mental health professionals. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, 139-155.
  4. Ponton, L.E.  (1991).  Short-term psychiatric hospitalization of children.  In I. Berlin & R. Hendren (Eds.), Psychiatric hospitalization of children and adolescents: A multi-cultural approach.
  5. Ponton, L.E., & Bryant, E. (1993).  Helping children cope with a disaster. In Idea and Information Exchange for Disaster Response. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Association Press.
  6. Ponton, L.E. (1995).  A review of eating disorders.  In R.C. Marohn & S.C. Feldstein (Eds.), Adolescent Psychiatry: The Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 20.  New York: Analytic Press, 267-285.
  7. Ponton, L.E.  (1996).  Sexual harassment of children and adolescent girls.  In D. Schreir (Ed.), Sexual harassment in the workplace and academia: Psychiatric issues. Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press.  pp. 181-201
  8. Ponton, L.E. (1996).  Disordered eating. In  DiClemente, R.J. , Hansen, W. & Ponton, L. E. (Eds). Handbook of Adolescent Health Risk Behavior. New York: Plenum Press.
  9. DiClements, R.J., Hansen, W. & Ponton, L.E. (1996).  Introduction.   In  DiClemente, R.J. , Hansen, W. & Ponton, L. E. (Eds). Handbook of Adolescent Health Risk Behavior. New York: Plenum Press.
  10. DiClements, R.J., Hansen, W. & Ponton, L.E. (1996).  Summary.   In  DiClemente, R.J. , Hansen, W. & Ponton, L. E. (Eds). Handbook of Adolescent Health Risk Behavior. New York: Plenum Press.
  11. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Career and parenting.  In N. Kaltreider (Ed.), Dilemmas of a Double Life:  Women Choosing Career and Relationship.  New York: Jason Aronson.
  12. Ponton, L.E. (1997).  Review of Eating disorders and magical control of the body, by Mary Levens.  Women & Health, 26(3): 89-91.
  13. Ponton, L.E.  (2003). Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating.  In Rossner, R. (Ed.), Textbook on Adolescent Psychiatry.  New York: Oxford Press, pp. 295-302.
  14. Ponton, L.E., DiClemente, RJ.  (2003). Adolescent Risk-taking and Risk Behavior.  In Rossner, R. (Ed.), Textbook on Adolescent Psychiatry.  New York: Oxford Press, pp. 93-100.
  15. Ponton, L.E. (2004). Chapter 15: Adapted from The Sex Lives of Teenagers. In Reality Check: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Strategies that Work. Get real About Teen Pregnancy Campaign, pp. 139-145.