Glorisa J Canino

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Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications27

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  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. 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
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  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  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 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  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 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...
  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. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Area of residence, birthplace, and asthma in Puerto Rican children
    Robyn T Cohen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 131:1331-8. 2007
    ..There have been no studies that directly compare the burden of asthma between Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico and those living in the mainland United States...
  24. pmc Violence, abuse, and asthma in Puerto Rican children
    Robyn T Cohen
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:453-9. 2008
    ..Puerto Ricans have the highest prevalence of and morbidity from asthma of all ethnic groups in the United States. One potential contributor to the high burden of asthma in Puerto Rican children is exposure to stress and violence...
  25. ncbi request reprint A study of disruptive behavior disorders in Puerto Rican youth: I. Background, design, and survey methods
    Hector R Bird
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1032-41. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint A study of disruptive behavior disorders in Puerto Rican youth: II. Baseline prevalence, comorbidity, and correlates in two sites
    Hector R Bird
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1042-53. 2006
    ..This is the second of two associated articles. The prevalence, correlates, and comorbidities of disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs) in two populations are reported...
  27. pmc Childhood depressive symptoms and early onset of alcohol use
    Ping Wu
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1907-15. 2006
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