Mario Cruz

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Research on the influence that communication in psychiatric encounters has on treatment
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1253-65. 2002
  2. pmc Developing a community-academic partnership to improve recognition and treatment of depression in underserved African American and white elders
    Deborah Dobransky-Fasiska
    Research Network Develop Core, The Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:953-64. 2009
  3. pmc The association of public and private religious involvement with severity of depression and hopelessness in older adults treated for major depression
    Mario Cruz
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Advanced Center for Intervention and Services Research for Late life Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:503-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A review of the first five years of the University of Arizona telepsychiatry programme
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 11:234-9. 2005
  5. pmc Clinical presentation and treatment outcome of African Americans with complicated grief
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:700-2. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Incentive payments for attendance at appointments for depression among low-income African Americans
    Edward P Post
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Research on Health Care, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:414-6. 2006
  7. pmc The relationship between religious involvement and clinical status of patients with bipolar disorder
    Mario Cruz
    Advanced Center for Intervention and Services, Research for Late life Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 12:68-76. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of camera resolution and bandwidth on facial affect recognition
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:392-402. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Active medical conditions among patients on an assertive community treatment team
    John W Ceilley
    Department of Behavioral Health, Denver Health, Denver, CO, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:205-11. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue on culture and community mental health
    Russell F Lim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 2230 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:505-8. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Research on the influence that communication in psychiatric encounters has on treatment
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1253-65. 2002
    ..The purpose of this article is to inform mental health professionals about the empirical literature on medical and psychiatric encounters and the influence of communicative behaviors on specific encounter outputs and treatment outcomes...
  2. pmc Developing a community-academic partnership to improve recognition and treatment of depression in underserved African American and white elders
    Deborah Dobransky-Fasiska
    Research Network Develop Core, The Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:953-64. 2009
    ..The authors describe the process and challenges of developing a community/academic research partnership to address these disparities...
  3. pmc The association of public and private religious involvement with severity of depression and hopelessness in older adults treated for major depression
    Mario Cruz
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Advanced Center for Intervention and Services Research for Late life Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:503-7. 2009
    ..The authors assessed the association between public and private religious participation and depression as well as hopelessness in older depressed, adults treated in mental health settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint A review of the first five years of the University of Arizona telepsychiatry programme
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 11:234-9. 2005
    ..The continued use of the services suggests that the telepsychiatry programme fills a service gap in rural areas of the state...
  5. pmc Clinical presentation and treatment outcome of African Americans with complicated grief
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:700-2. 2007
    ..This study sought to examine whether ethnic differences occur in the presentation of patients with complicated grief or their treatment outcome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incentive payments for attendance at appointments for depression among low-income African Americans
    Edward P Post
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Research on Health Care, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:414-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of nominal incentive payments on attendance at therapy appointments among 50 low-income African Americans with depression...
  7. pmc The relationship between religious involvement and clinical status of patients with bipolar disorder
    Mario Cruz
    Advanced Center for Intervention and Services, Research for Late life Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 12:68-76. 2010
    ..The present study assessed the association between different forms of religious involvement and the clinical status of individuals treated for bipolar disorder...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of camera resolution and bandwidth on facial affect recognition
    Mario Cruz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:392-402. 2004
    ..e., facial affect recognition) by subjects in comparison to Betacam camera resolution/bandwidth combinations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Active medical conditions among patients on an assertive community treatment team
    John W Ceilley
    Department of Behavioral Health, Denver Health, Denver, CO, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:205-11. 2006
    ..The majority of patients were cigarette smokers and were diagnosed with alcohol or illicit substance use disorders, which were associated with viral hepatitis C infection and reactive airway disease in this patient population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue on culture and community mental health
    Russell F Lim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 2230 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:505-8. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care-seeking for depressed African Americans
    Mario Cruz
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:71-80. 2008
    ..We explored perceived barriers to mental health care-seeking for depressed, low-income African Americans who are already engaged in psychotherapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of American Sign Language in telepsychiatry consultation
    Ana Maria Lopez
    Arizona Telemedicine Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:389-91. 2004
    ..This case study demonstrated the feasibility of delivering specialty medical services to a special needs population via telemedicine...