M Alegria

Summary

Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Income differences in persons seeking outpatient treatment for mental disorders: a comparison of the United States with Ontario and The Netherlands
    M Alegria
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:383-91. 2000
  2. pmc Changes in access to mental health care among the poor and nonpoor: results from the health care reform in Puerto Rico
    M Alegria
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 00936 5067, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1431-4. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Does managed mental health care reallocate resources to those with greater need for services?
    M Alegria
    Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:439-55. 2001
  4. pmc Gender and health services use for a mental health problem
    C E Albizu-Garcia
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    Soc Sci Med 53:865-78. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of managed care on the use of outpatient mental health and substance abuse services in Puerto Rico
    M Alegria
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 00936 5067, USA
    Inquiry 38:381-95. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health utilization in women with symptoms of depression
    A L Jimenez
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Women Health 25:1-21. 1997

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Income differences in persons seeking outpatient treatment for mental disorders: a comparison of the United States with Ontario and The Netherlands
    M Alegria
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:383-91. 2000
    ..Variations in the relationships among income, use of mental health services, and sector of care are examined by comparing data from 3 countries that differ in the organization and financing of mental health services...
  2. pmc Changes in access to mental health care among the poor and nonpoor: results from the health care reform in Puerto Rico
    M Alegria
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 00936 5067, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1431-4. 2001
    ..Health care reforms associated with managed care may adversely affect the health care safety net for disadvantaged populations. This study compared changes in health care use among poor and nonpoor individuals enrolled in managed care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does managed mental health care reallocate resources to those with greater need for services?
    M Alegria
    Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:439-55. 2001
    ..Data consist of three waves of a community sample with a control group. The study finds that managed care has not succeeded in reallocating resources from the unlikely to the definite "needers."..
  4. pmc Gender and health services use for a mental health problem
    C E Albizu-Garcia
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    Soc Sci Med 53:865-78. 2001
    ..Future research should establish whether or not these findings are sustained with other population groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of managed care on the use of outpatient mental health and substance abuse services in Puerto Rico
    M Alegria
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 00936 5067, USA
    Inquiry 38:381-95. 2001
    ..Neither forecast turned out to be correct. The question remains as to how to improve access for the poor with low capitation rates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mental health utilization in women with symptoms of depression
    A L Jimenez
    Center for Evaluation and Sociomedical Research, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Women Health 25:1-21. 1997
    ..The lack of recognition of emotional problems by these women may explain the low utilization of mental health services...