Mohsen Bazargan

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Affiliation: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceived discrimination and depression among low-income Latina male-to-female transgender women
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Program, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:663. 2012
  2. pmc Experiences of stigma in healthcare settings among adults living with HIV in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Fatemeh Rahmati-Najarkolaei
    Health Education Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:27. 2010
  3. pmc Depression symptomatology and diagnosis: discordance between patients and physicians in primary care settings
    Chizobam Ani
    Family Medicine Department Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2594 Industryway, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:1. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of self-reported depression among Hispanics and African Americans
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Dept of Family Medicine, and Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:328-44. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Who is playing doctor? -- The gap between self-perceived versus professionally diagnosed chronic conditions among the underserved minority
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Family Medicine, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Prev Med 41:883-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Alternative healthcare use in the under-served population
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Centers in Minority Institutions RCMI, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:531-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlates of the intention to remain sexually inactive among underserved Hispanic and African American high school students
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions RCMI, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Sch Health 76:25-32. 2006
  9. pmc Impact of desire to work in underserved communities on selection of specialty among fourth-year medical students
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1460-5. 2006
  10. pmc Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine utilization in depressed, underserved african american and Hispanic patients in primary care settings
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:537-44. 2008

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Publications47

  1. pmc Perceived discrimination and depression among low-income Latina male-to-female transgender women
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Program, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:663. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Experiences of stigma in healthcare settings among adults living with HIV in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Fatemeh Rahmati-Najarkolaei
    Health Education Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:27. 2010
    ..This qualitative study explored perceptions and experiences of PLHIV regarding both the quality of healthcare and the attitudes and behaviours of their healthcare providers in the Islamic Republic of Iran...
  3. pmc Depression symptomatology and diagnosis: discordance between patients and physicians in primary care settings
    Chizobam Ani
    Family Medicine Department Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2594 Industryway, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:1. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of self-reported depression among Hispanics and African Americans
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Dept of Family Medicine, and Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:328-44. 2005
    ..Untreated depression among underserved racial and ethnic minorities is alarming and points to an urgent need for intervention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Who is playing doctor? -- The gap between self-perceived versus professionally diagnosed chronic conditions among the underserved minority
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Department of Family Medicine, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Prev Med 41:883-6. 2005
    ..To assess the gap between self-perceived and professionally diagnosed physical and mental conditions in underserved minority populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alternative healthcare use in the under-served population
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Centers in Minority Institutions RCMI, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:531-9. 2005
    ..To apply the Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations to the examination of the correlates of alternative healthcare utilization among Hispanic and African-American adults residing in public housing...
  7. ncbi request reprint A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005
    ..This study provides a profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing communities in Los Angeles, California...
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlates of the intention to remain sexually inactive among underserved Hispanic and African American high school students
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions RCMI, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Sch Health 76:25-32. 2006
    ..Intervention programs should focus on encouraging youth to postpone sexual activity by reducing peer pressure and building self-efficacy through enhancing motivations and culturally appropriate behavioral skills...
  9. pmc Impact of desire to work in underserved communities on selection of specialty among fourth-year medical students
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1460-5. 2006
    ..Special attention is given to the influence of desire to work in underserved communities on selection of a specialty...
  10. pmc Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine utilization in depressed, underserved african american and Hispanic patients in primary care settings
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:537-44. 2008
    ..This study seeks to examine the correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in depressed underserved minority populations receiving medical care in primary care settings...
  11. ncbi request reprint Paranoid ideation among elderly African American persons
    M Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Gerontologist 41:366-73. 2001
    ..The prevalence and correlates of paranoid ideation were investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among underserved minority population: discrepancy between physicians' recommended, scheduled, and completed tests
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:240-7. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Using the information-motivation behavioral model to predict sexual behavior among underserved minority youth
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Sch Health 80:287-95. 2010
    ..Using the IMB model, this study examines predictors of risky sexual behavior among underserved Hispanic and African-American youth...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sensory impairments and subjective well-being among aged African American persons
    M Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P268-78. 2001
    ..These data indicate considerable potential for improved psychological well-being for African American elderly people through visual and audiological rehabilitation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlates of cervical cancer screening among underserved Hispanic and African-American women
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Prev Med 39:465-73. 2004
    ..The rates for receipt of female-related cancer screening tests remain far below the goals set forth in Healthy People 2010...
  16. ncbi request reprint Emergency department utilization among Hispanic and African-American under-served patients with type 2 diabetes
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:369-75. 2003
    ..The study used a theoretical model to conceptualize health services utilization as the end product of predisposing, enabling, and need-for-care characteristics...
  17. doi request reprint Preventive, lifestyle, and personal health behaviors among physicians
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Research Center in Minority Institutions, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 33:289-95. 2009
    ..This study examines personal health behaviors and wellness, health-related lifestyles, and prevention screening practices among licensed physicians...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening and breast self-examination among minority women in public housing projects: the impact of physician recommendation
    M Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 49:1213-8. 2003
    ..Additionally, our examination points to the need for urgent interventions targeting minority women, particularly women with no medical insurance for breast cancer screening...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a brief intervention in an inner-city emergency department
    Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
    Department of Psychiatry, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:67-76. 2005
    ..This study tests the effect of a brief intervention with emergency department (ED) patients to reduce at-risk drinking...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correlates of self-diagnosis of chronic medical and mental health conditions in under-served African American and Latino populations
    Chizobam Ani
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90262, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-105-11. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Access to vision care in an urban low-income multiethnic population
    Richard S Baker
    Department of Ophthalmology, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:1-12. 2005
    ....
  22. pmc Comorbid chronic illness and the diagnosis and treatment of depression in safety net primary care settings
    Chizobam Ani
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:123-35. 2009
    ..To estimate the impact of chronic medical conditions on depression diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care in primary care settings...
  23. ncbi request reprint The development of a mandatory medical thesis in an urban medical school
    Dotun Ogunyemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science UCLA Medical School Program, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Teach Learn Med 17:363-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the development of a primary care medical student's thesis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlates of readiness to change problem drinking among a sample of problem drinkers receiving care from an inner-city emergency department
    Fernando Antelo
    College of Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-93-8. 2008
    ..In this study, we identify correlates of readiness to change problem drinking among a sample of ED patients with problem drinking...
  25. doi request reprint Alcohol misuse and depression symptoms among males and females
    Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Iran Med 13:324-32. 2010
    ..To examine the association between alcohol misuse and depression symptoms as it varies among male and female patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and adherence to prescribed therapy among under-served Latino and African-American patients using emergency department services
    Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
    Department of Psychiatry, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:267-75. 2005
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Alcohol misuse and report of recent depressive symptoms among ED patients
    Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
    Department of Psychiatry, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:537-44. 2008
    ..This study examined the magnitude of association between alcohol misuse and recent depressive symptoms...
  28. pmc Correlates of perceived risk of developing cancer among African-Americans in South Los Angeles
    Anna Lucas-Wright
    Cancer Outreach, Prevention, and Control Program, Center to Eliminate Cancer Health Disparities, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90059, USA
    J Community Health 39:173-80. 2014
    ..Next steps will be to inform participating churches about our findings and explore their interest in taking steps to reduce health risk behaviors among their parishioners. ..
  29. pmc Prevalence and incidence of diabetes in HIV-infected minority patients on protease inhibitors
    Behrouz Salehian
    Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1088-92. 2005
    ..Diabetic subjects were older than their nondiabetic counterparts. All were African Americans. Our study suggests that PIs increase the likelihood of diabetes developing with increasing age in African Americans infected with HIV...
  30. doi request reprint Type of alcohol drink and exposure to violence: an emergency department study
    Cynthia Chavira
    College of Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Community Health 36:597-604. 2011
    ..Implications for ED and community interventions are suggested...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression symptoms among adolescents aged 12-17 years in California and the role of overweight as a risk factor
    Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
    Department of Psychiatry, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S1-107-15. 2010
    ..Literature documentation of the health consequences of obesity among adolescents continues to grow and includes the psychosocial consequences of obesity on this population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychometric performance of the National Eye Institute visual function questionnaire in Latinos and non-Latinos
    Richard S Baker
    Department of Ophthalmology, Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1363-71. 2006
    ....
  33. pmc Comparing perceived and test-based knowledge of cancer risk and prevention among Hispanic and African Americans: an example of community participatory research
    Loretta Jones
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Control Program, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:210-6. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc A retrospective study of demographic parameters and major health referrals among Afghan refugees in Iran
    Salman Otoukesh
    Department of Research, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:82. 2012
    ....
  35. pmc Correlates of video games playing among adolescents in an Islamic country
    Hamid Allahverdipour
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:286. 2010
    ..Specifically, we examine the relationship between video game playing and psychological well-being, aggressive behaviors, and adolescents' perceived threat of video-computer game playing...
  36. pmc Knowledge retention after an online tutorial: a randomized educational experiment among resident physicians
    Douglas S Bell
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1164-71. 2008
    ..The time course of physicians' knowledge retention after learning activities has not been well characterized. Understanding the time course of retention is critical to optimizing the reinforcement of knowledge...
  37. ncbi request reprint Indirect support for the use of supplemental insulin in hospitalized insulin-requiring diabetic patients
    Mayer B Davidson
    Clinical Trials Unit, Charles R Drew University, 1731 East 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2260-1. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint ImmunoDip: an improved screening method for microalbuminuria
    Mayer B Davidson
    Clinical Trials Unit, Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, Calif 90059, USA
    Am J Nephrol 24:284-8. 2004
    ..Current screening methods are suboptimal. This study evaluates a new office screening test for microalbuminuria that utilizes a monoclonal antibody against human serum albumin (ImmunoDip)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of urinary tract infection management among minority underserved children
    Amy Yan
    Department of Pediatrics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:1375-8. 2004
    ..This intervention should reinforce compliance with the standard recommendations for appropriate UTI follow-up studies and imaging and provide realistic strategies for achieving recommended outcomes in these high-risk populations...
  40. pmc Demographic variations and clinical associations of episiotomy and severe perineal lacerations in vaginal delivery
    Dotun Ogunyemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1874-81. 2006
    ..Primiparity, birthweight, operative delivery and obstetrical complications contribute to episiotomy and severe perineal lacerations. Episiotomy correlates with Hispanics, while African Americans correlate with severe perineal lacerations...
  41. pmc Using resident focus groups to improve subspecialty consultations in a pediatric urgent care setting
    Alice Faye Singleton
    Department of Pediatrics, Martin Luther King, Jr Charles R Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1478-82. 2006
    ..In a pediatric urgent care center, patients requiring management by subspecialty consultants have average waiting times of two hours. Pediatric resident input was sought in order to identify problems and propose urgently needed solutions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of Pancreas Tonic (an ayurvedic herbal supplement) in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Stanley H Hsia
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Metabolism 53:1166-73. 2004
    ..0% to 12.0%. This study represents the first properly designed, prospective intervention trial of therapy with an Ayurvedic herbal supplement for intermediate-term glucose control in type 2 diabetes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and management of diarrhea among underserved minority parents/caregivers
    Ifeoma Anidi
    Department of Pediatrics, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:201-6. 2002
    ..This study assesses parental knowledge of the causes and signs of diarrhea and dehydration. It also examines parental-care practices during an episode of diarrhea...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of literacy enhancement on asthma-related outcomes among underserved children
    Lawrence D Robinson
    David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:892-6. 2008
    ..Additionally, sustainability of effective intervention programs after the funding has ended remains a significant issue for asthma programs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Birth weight for gestational age patterns by ethnicity, gender, and parity in an urban population
    Dotun Ogunyemi
    South Med J 100:615-6. 2007
  46. pmc Heat shock protein and gliadin peptide promote development of peptidase antibodies in children with autism and patients with autoimmune disease
    Aristo Vojdani
    Section of Neuroimmunology, Immunosciences Lab, Inc, 8693 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:515-24. 2004
    ..Dysfunctional membrane peptidases and autoantibody production may result in neuroimmune dysregulation and autoimmunity...
  47. doi request reprint Skull base osteomyelitis: the effect of comorbid disease on hospitalization
    Vanessa S Rothholtz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1917-24. 2008
    ..We also provide a more comprehensive evaluation of comorbid disease and severity of illness in this population and describe their effects on the duration and cost of hospital stay...