Glorisa Canino

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Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in assessing children's mental health services utilization
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:97-107. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The DSM-IV rates of child and adolescent disorders in Puerto Rico: prevalence, correlates, service use, and the effects of impairment
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:85-93. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint ADHD and gender: are risks and sequela of ADHD the same for boys and girls?
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:831-9. 2007
  4. pmc Short-term persistence of DSM-IV ADHD diagnoses: influence of context, age, and gender
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:554-62. 2011
  5. pmc Does the prevalence of CD and ODD vary across cultures?
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR, 00936 5067, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:695-704. 2010
  6. pmc Starting from scratch: the development of the Adolescent Quality of Life-Mental Health Scale (AQOL-MHS)
    Ligia Chavez
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, 00936 5067, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:465-79. 2012
  7. pmc The role of caregivers' depressive symptoms and asthma beliefs on asthma outcomes among low-income Puerto Rican children
    Karen G Martinez
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Asthma 46:136-41. 2009
  8. pmc Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders?
    Edna Acosta-Pérez
    Behavioral Science Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Psychosomatics 53:162-71. 2012
  9. pmc Disparities in asthma medication dispensing patterns: the case of pediatric asthma in Puerto Rico
    Doryliz Vila
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, Puerto Rico
    J Asthma 47:1136-41. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and victimization correlates of pathological dissociation in a community sample of youths
    Alfonso Martinez-Taboas
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute and Department of Graduate Studies in Education, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Trauma Stress 19:439-48. 2006

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in assessing children's mental health services utilization
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:97-107. 2002
    ..Moderate sensitivity was obtained for last year use of mental health services for both parent and child informants...
  2. ncbi request reprint The DSM-IV rates of child and adolescent disorders in Puerto Rico: prevalence, correlates, service use, and the effects of impairment
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:85-93. 2004
    ..We present prevalence data for the child and adolescent population of Puerto Rico and examine the relation of DSM-IV diagnoses to global impairment, demographic correlates, and service use in an island-wide representative sample...
  3. ncbi request reprint ADHD and gender: are risks and sequela of ADHD the same for boys and girls?
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:831-9. 2007
    ..Contradictory findings may be associated with differential referral practices or unexplored interactions of gender with ADHD subtypes...
  4. pmc Short-term persistence of DSM-IV ADHD diagnoses: influence of context, age, and gender
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:554-62. 2011
    ..The study compared persistence of DSM-IV ADHD and ADHD not otherwise specified (NOS) over 2 years in two groups of Puerto Rican children...
  5. pmc Does the prevalence of CD and ODD vary across cultures?
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR, 00936 5067, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:695-704. 2010
    ..The worldwide prevalence of conduct disorder (CD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is presented to examine the first of four criteria used in other studies to determine the validity of psychiatric disorders across cultures...
  6. pmc Starting from scratch: the development of the Adolescent Quality of Life-Mental Health Scale (AQOL-MHS)
    Ligia Chavez
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, 00936 5067, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:465-79. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc The role of caregivers' depressive symptoms and asthma beliefs on asthma outcomes among low-income Puerto Rican children
    Karen G Martinez
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Asthma 46:136-41. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between depressive symptoms and asthma beliefs (self-efficacy and empowerment), child asthma outcomes, and caregiver's quality of life among Puerto Rican caregivers of children with asthma...
  8. pmc Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders?
    Edna Acosta-Pérez
    Behavioral Science Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Psychosomatics 53:162-71. 2012
    ..S. mainland. Previous research has demonstrated associations of chronic disease with psychiatric disorders...
  9. pmc Disparities in asthma medication dispensing patterns: the case of pediatric asthma in Puerto Rico
    Doryliz Vila
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, Puerto Rico
    J Asthma 47:1136-41. 2010
    ..Disparities exist in asthma medication dispensing between children with public insurance and those with private insurance under a Managed Care Medicaid system in Puerto Rico...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and victimization correlates of pathological dissociation in a community sample of youths
    Alfonso Martinez-Taboas
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute and Department of Graduate Studies in Education, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Trauma Stress 19:439-48. 2006
    ..Logistic regression analyses indicated that the risk of pathological dissociation was significant among those participants who reported severe forms of physical abuse and those who were exposed to violence...
  11. pmc Ethnic differences in perceived impairment and need for care
    Ligia M Chavez
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:1165-77. 2010
    ..At higher severity, vignettes with Anglo names were judged to need service more than vignettes with Latino names, despite the same judged levels of impairment. Results are discussed in the light of the unmet need for Latinos...
  12. pmc Factors associated with disparities in emergency department use among Latino children with asthma
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:266-70. 2012
    ..Significant disparities in emergency department (ED) rates exist for Latinos; however, few studies have investigated the factors that may account for these disparities...
  13. pmc Reducing asthma health disparities in poor Puerto Rican children: the effectiveness of a culturally tailored family intervention
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Behavioral Sciences Institute, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:665-70. 2008
    ..Island and mainland Puerto Rican children have the highest rates of asthma and asthma morbidity of any ethnic group in the United States...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated to sexual behavior in Puerto Rican adolescents
    José R Pando
    Department of Obstetric and Gynecology and Behavioral Science Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan
    P R Health Sci J 26:355-66. 2007
    ..Older adolescents are more likely to engage in ASR-I and parent-child relationships emerged as a highly relevant predictor of adolescent sexual behavior. The high correspondence between ASR-I and RSB has important clinical implications...
  15. doi request reprint ADHD across cultures: is there evidence for a bidimensional organization of symptoms?
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR 00927
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:362-72. 2010
    ..The implications of these findings for further research and classificatory systems in mental health like the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.) are discussed...
  16. pmc Psychiatric diagnosis - is it universal or relative to culture?
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico Medical School, Medical Sciences Campus, Behavioral Research Institute, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:237-50. 2008
    ..This controversy continues due to the lack of biological markers, imprecise measurement and the lack of a gold standard for validating most psychiatric conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Asthma disparities in the prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of Latino children
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical School San Juan, Puerto Rica
    Soc Sci Med 63:2926-37. 2006
    ..Finally, several suggestions for future research examining determinants that account for asthma disparities are examined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Examining minor and major depression in adolescents
    Gloria Gonzalez-Tejera
    Psychiatry Department of the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:888-99. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of two mental health outcome measures: World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II and Lehman's Quality Of Life Interview
    Ligia M Chavez
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:145-59. 2005
    ..The Spanish versions of the WHO-DASII and the QOLI lend support to the translation and adaptation process to which these instruments were subjected...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stimulant and psychosocial treatment of ADHD in Latino/Hispanic children
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 00936 5067, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:851-5. 2003
    ..To examine to what extent Latino/Hispanic children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are receiving treatment and to identify variables that predict treatment with stimulant medication...
  21. pmc Addressing asthma health disparities: a multilevel challenge
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1209-17; quiz 1218-9. 2009
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  22. pmc Issues and methods in disparities research: the Rhode Island-Puerto Rico asthma center
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:899-908. 2009
    ..Few studies focus on the mechanisms involved in explaining this disparity, and fewer still on the methodological challenges involved in rigorous disparities research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Understanding hard-core drug use among urban Puerto Rican women in high-risk neighborhoods
    Margarita Alegria
    Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067, Puerto Rico
    Addict Behav 29:643-64. 2004
    ..Therefore, prevention programs for HCD use must consider strategies to promote social mobility and empowerment and to mitigate violence against women...
  24. ncbi request reprint The Spanish translation and cultural adaptation of five mental health outcome measures
    Leida E Matías-Carrelo
    Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Cult Med Psychiatry 27:291-313. 2003
    ..Various steps were taken to achieve equivalence in these dimensions, including the use of a bilingual committee, a multi-national bilingual committee, back-translation, and focus groups with mental health patients and their relatives...
  25. ncbi request reprint 25 years of child and adult psychiatric epidemiology studies in Puerto Rico
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Science Research Institute, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067
    P R Health Sci J 26:385-94. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Are somatic symptoms and related distress more prevalent in Hispanic/Latino youth? Some methodological considerations
    Glorisa Canino
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:272-5. 2004
    ..this issue), this commentary discusses methodological considerations for guiding future anxiety research and makes suggestions for clinicians who treat Latino children and adolescents...
  27. pmc Prevalence of mental illness in immigrant and non-immigrant U.S. Latino groups
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:359-69. 2008
    ..The authors examined whether this paradox applies to all Latino groups by comparing estimates of lifetime psychiatric disorders among immigrant Latino subjects, U.S-born Latino subjects, and non-Latino white subjects...
  28. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity and acculturation stress among Puerto Rican substance abusers
    Kevin P Conway
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9589, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S219-25. 2007
    ..Although acculturation to the United States has been associated with an increase in substance, mood, and anxiety disorders in Latino populations, few studies have examined this concept relative to comorbidity among these syndromes...
  29. pmc ADHD correlates, comorbidity, and impairment in community and treated samples of children and adolescents
    Jose J Bauermeister
    Behavioral Sciences Research Institute BSRI, University of Puerto Rico UPR, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:883-98. 2007
    ..The exceptions were associated with conduct disorder, anxiety, impairment in the ADHD comorbid group, and age factors that appeared to be related to selection into treatment...
  30. pmc Culture and psychiatric symptoms in Puerto Rican children: longitudinal results from one ethnic group in two contexts
    Cristiane S Duarte
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University NY State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:563-72. 2008
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  31. pmc Lifetime and 12-month intermittent explosive disorder in Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:133-9. 2008
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  32. pmc Suicidal behaviors among adolescents in puerto rico: rates and correlates in clinical and community samples
    Jennifer Jones
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:448-55. 2008
    ..These data also suggest consistency in the links in both clinical and community samples, and by gender...
  33. pmc Testing language effects in psychiatric epidemiology surveys with randomized experiments: results from the National Latino and Asian American Study
    Patrick E Shrout
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Science, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:345-52. 2008
    ..Translation and back-translation of surveys does not guarantee that response probabilities are exactly equivalent. Randomized survey experiments should be incorporated into cross-cultural psychiatric surveys when possible...
  34. pmc Latino caregivers' beliefs about asthma: causes, symptoms, and practices
    Daphne Koinis-Mitchell
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Asthma 45:205-10. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression in Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:93-9. 2004
    ..Possible explanations for the findings are discussed...
  36. pmc Understanding differences in past year psychiatric disorders for Latinos living in the US
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance, USA Harvard University Medical School, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:214-30. 2007
    ..Our results uncover that nativity may be a less important independent risk factor for current psychiatric morbidity than originally thought...
  37. pmc Patterns of substance use onset among Hispanics in Puerto Rico and the United States
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, 1329 SW 16th St, Room 5130, Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2432-7. 2007
    ..Examine patterns of progression in substance use among Hispanic youth 13 to 17 years of age from two longitudinally representative studies...
  38. pmc Prevalence and correlates of lifetime suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among Latino subgroups in the United States
    Lisa R Fortuna
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Somerville, Mass 02143, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:572-81. 2007
    ..S. Latino subgroups. This article compares the prevalence of lifetime suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among major U.S. Latino ethnic subgroups and identifies psycho-sociocultural factors associated with suicidal behaviors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nativity and DSM-IV psychiatric disorders among Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and non-Latino Whites in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:56-65. 2006
    ..This study examined the risk of lifetime substance use disorders and mood and anxiety disorders between Island-born Puerto Ricans, foreign-born Cuban Americans, and foreign-born non-Latino whites and their U.S.-born counterparts...
  40. ncbi request reprint Are ataques de nervios in Puerto Rican children associated with psychiatric disorder?
    Peter J Guarnaccia
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1184-92. 2005
    ..To provide the first empirical analysis of a cultural syndrome in children by examining the prevalence and psychiatric correlates of ataques de nervios in an epidemiological study of the mental health of children in Puerto Rico...
  41. ncbi request reprint Association between psychiatric disorders and smoking stages among Latino adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Psychology Department, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:361-8. 2005
    ..We examined the prevalence of smoking behaviors and their association with psychiatric disorders within a representative sample of youth from Puerto Rico...
  42. pmc Cultural relevance and equivalence in the NLAAS instrument: integrating etic and emic in the development of cross-cultural measures for a psychiatric epidemiology and services study of Latinos
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02143, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:270-88. 2004
    ..Additionally, the integration of both the etic and emic perspectives in the instrument adaptation model is presented...
  43. pmc Considering context, place and culture: the National Latino and Asian American Study
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02143, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:208-20. 2004
    ..This paper presents new concepts and methods utilized in the development of the NLAAS to capture and investigate ethnic, cultural and environmental considerations that are often ignored in mental health research...
  44. ncbi request reprint Remission from drug dependence symptoms and drug use cessation among women drug users in puerto rico
    Lynn A Warner
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1034-41. 2004
    ..Little is known about remission patterns among drug users in the community...
  45. ncbi request reprint Parental mental health, childhood psychiatric disorders, and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youth
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:308-15. 2004
    ..This study aims to determine whether the associations between parental mental health problems and childhood asthma attacks persist after controlling for childhood anxiety and depression and other confounding factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Understanding caregivers' help-seeking for Latino children's mental health care use
    Margarita Alegria
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:447-55. 2004
    ..Latino children have persistent low rates of mental health service use. Understanding the factors that influence caregivers' decisions about whether to use mental health care for their children can help explain why...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:220-6. 2003
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  48. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in use of specialty mental health services among Latinos, African Americans, and non-Latino whites
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance, 120 Beacon Street Fourth Floor, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1547-55. 2002
    ..The authors investigated whether there are disparities in the rates of specialty mental health care for Latinos and African Americans compared with non-Latino whites in the United States...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between parental and individual psychiatric/substance use disorders and smoking stages among Puerto Rican adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:144-53. 2006
    ..To examine the associations between parental and individual psychiatric disorders and smoking stages among Puerto Rican youth from migrant and non-migrant families...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hispanic drug abuse in an evolving cultural context: an agenda for research
    Lynn A Warner
    School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S8-16. 2006
    ..e., family and peer group), and community level influences on drug use, and offers a systematic agenda for future research...
  51. pmc Association between psychiatric disorders and smoking stages within a representative clinic sample of Puerto Rican adolescents
    Lisa C Dierker
    Psychology Department, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06549, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:237-44. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence of smoking behaviors and their association with specific psychiatric disorders in a representative sample of youth from behavioral health clinics in Puerto Rico...
  52. pmc Survey conditioning in self-reported mental health service use: randomized comparison of alternative instrument formats
    Naihua Duan
    UCLA Health Services Research Center, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:890-907. 2007
    ..To test the effect of survey conditioning (whether observed survey responses are affected by previous experience in the same survey or similar surveys) in a survey instrument used to assess mental health service use...
  53. ncbi request reprint Translation and cultural adaptation of a mental health outcome measure: the BASIS-R(c)
    Dharma E Cortes
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:25-49. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that the Spanish version of the BASIS-R(c) incorporated the cultural diversity of the three groups of Latinos in this study without compromising the validity of the English version of the BASIS...
  54. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal development of antisocial behaviors in young and early adolescent Puerto Rican children at two sites
    Hector R Bird
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:5-14. 2007
    ..This report provides descriptive longitudinal findings over three waves of a study designed to assess the development of antisocial behaviors in young and early adolescent Puerto Rican children at two sites...
  55. pmc Prevalence of psychiatric disorders across Latino subgroups in the United States
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multi cultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Somerville, Mass 02143, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:68-75. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence of depressive, anxiety, and substance use disorders among Latinos residing in the United States...
  56. pmc Co-occurrence of mental and physical illness in US Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Dept of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:927-34. 2006
    ..We examined the co-occurrence of anxiety and depression with prevalent physical chronic illnesses in a representative sample of Latinos with national origins from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and other Latin American countries...
  57. ncbi request reprint Gender disparities in mental health service use of Puerto Rican children and adolescents
    José J Cabiya
    Carlos Albizu University, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:840-8. 2006
    ..The objectives were to understand and identify the factors accounting for gender differences in mental health service utilization in order to develop alternatives to promote equity in service delivery...
  58. pmc Comorbidity between asthma attacks and internalizing disorders among Puerto Rican children at one-year follow-up
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva Univ, Rousso Building, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:333-9. 2006
    ..These findings show that the association between internalizing disorders and asthma attacks was replicated 1 year later in the same sample...
  59. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma, chronic illness, and psychiatric disorders
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:275-81. 2002
    ..These results call for more mechanistic research that explores the specific relations between childhood anxiety disorder and asthma and between affective disorder and other pediatric chronic illnesses...
  60. pmc Multiple urban and asthma-related risks and their association with asthma morbidity in children
    Daphne Koinis-Mitchell
    Child and Family Psychiatry, Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Brown Medical School, 1 Hoppin Street, CORO West, 2nd Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:582-95. 2007
    ..To determine whether a multi-dimensional cumulative risk index (CRI) is a stronger predictor of asthma morbidity in urban, school-aged children with asthma, than poverty or severity alone...
  61. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on temperament in the first year of life: the Puerto Rico Infant Twin Study (PRINTS)
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:328-36. 2005
    ..In contrast, a significant effect of the shared environment on the temperamental trait of unadaptability has not been reported previously...
  62. ncbi request reprint Persistence of mental health service use among Latino children: a clinical and community study
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services and Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:353-62. 2007
    ..In multivariate analyses, persistence was associated in both the clinical and community samples with a measure of school functioning but not with diagnosis, impairment, or parental concerns about the child's behavior...