Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola

Summary

Affiliation: California State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Translating research into action: reducing disparities in mental health care for Mexican Americans
    Sergio A Aguilar-Gaxiola
    Department of Psychology, California State University, 5310 North Campus Drive, Fresno, CA 93740 8019, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1563-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Putative psychotic symptoms in the Mexican American population: prevalence and co-occurrence with psychiatric disorders
    William A Vega
    Behavioral Research and Training Institute, University Behavioral HealthCare, UMDNJ, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:471-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint 12-month prevalence of DSM-III-R psychiatric disorders among Mexican Americans: nativity, social assimilation, and age determinants
    William A Vega
    Behavioral Research and Training Institute, University Behavioral HealthCare, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:532-41. 2004
  4. pmc Mental disorders among English-speaking Mexican immigrants to the US compared to a national sample of Mexicans
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:115-22. 2007
  5. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
  6. pmc Age of onset of mental disorders: a review of recent literature
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:359-64. 2007
  7. pmc Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Lancet 370:841-50. 2007
  8. pmc Adult smokers in Colombia: who isn't giving it up?
    Carla L Storr
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 33:412-21. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Diverse populations can use hospice services appropriately
    Frederick J Meyers
    Am J Med 121:e1-2. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and age of onset for drug use in seven international sites: results from the international consortium of psychiatric epidemiology
    William A Vega
    Institute for Quality, Research, and Training, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School UMDNJ, 335 George Street, 3rd Floor, Liberty Plaza, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:285-97. 2002

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Translating research into action: reducing disparities in mental health care for Mexican Americans
    Sergio A Aguilar-Gaxiola
    Department of Psychology, California State University, 5310 North Campus Drive, Fresno, CA 93740 8019, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1563-8. 2002
    ..The authors discuss the process of translating research into action, key antecedents to an effective outcome, and lessons learned from the process...
  2. ncbi request reprint Putative psychotic symptoms in the Mexican American population: prevalence and co-occurrence with psychiatric disorders
    William A Vega
    Behavioral Research and Training Institute, University Behavioral HealthCare, UMDNJ, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:471-7. 2006
    ..Research is needed to identify the determinants of misdiagnosis in clinical practice, and guidelines are needed to assist clinicians...
  3. ncbi request reprint 12-month prevalence of DSM-III-R psychiatric disorders among Mexican Americans: nativity, social assimilation, and age determinants
    William A Vega
    Behavioral Research and Training Institute, University Behavioral HealthCare, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:532-41. 2004
    ..Greater social assimilation increases psychiatric morbidity, with rates for subjects who are US-born of Mexican origin approximately the same as rates for the US general population...
  4. pmc Mental disorders among English-speaking Mexican immigrants to the US compared to a national sample of Mexicans
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:115-22. 2007
    ..e., that stresses of living in a foreign culture promote mental disorder). Replication and extension of these results in a larger bi-national sample using a single field staff are needed...
  5. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
    ..This pattern is consistent with either of two causal processes, one involving early socialization in the United States and the other involving postmigration experiences among immigrants who arrive in the United States as adults...
  6. pmc Age of onset of mental disorders: a review of recent literature
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:359-64. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to review recent epidemiological research on age-of-onset of mental disorders, focusing on the WHO World Mental Health surveys...
  7. pmc Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Lancet 370:841-50. 2007
    ..We describe mental health care in 17 countries participating in the WHO world mental health (WMH) survey initiative and examine unmet needs for treatment...
  8. pmc Adult smokers in Colombia: who isn't giving it up?
    Carla L Storr
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 33:412-21. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our findings describe the characteristics of regular smokers in Colombia and identify subgroups of non-quitters that may help guide tobacco control activities...
  9. doi request reprint Diverse populations can use hospice services appropriately
    Frederick J Meyers
    Am J Med 121:e1-2. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and age of onset for drug use in seven international sites: results from the international consortium of psychiatric epidemiology
    William A Vega
    Institute for Quality, Research, and Training, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School UMDNJ, 335 George Street, 3rd Floor, Liberty Plaza, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:285-97. 2002
    ..Methodological limitations of the study along with recommendations for future international comparative research are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of drug use disorders in Mexico
    Maria Elena Medina-Mora
    Ramon de la Fuente National Institute of Psychiatry, Mexico City, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 19:265-76. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence of drug use disorders, the correlates of drug use, and the utilization of specialized treatment services for drug users among the Mexican urban population 18-65 years old...
  12. pmc Specifying race-ethnic differences in risk for psychiatric disorder in a USA national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 36:57-68. 2006
    ..Specification of race-ethnic differences with respect to clinical and social characteristics can help identify the protective factors that lead to lower lifetime risk among disadvantaged minority groups...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004
    ..Little is known about the extent or severity of untreated mental disorders, especially in less-developed countries...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Disability and treatment of specific mental and physical disorders across the world
    Johan Ormel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, and Graduate School of Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences and Graduate School for Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 192:368-75. 2008
    ..Advocates of expanded mental health treatment assert that mental disorders are as disabling as physical disorders, but little evidence supports this assertion...