Victoria D Ojeda
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Mind the gap: parents' citizenship as predictor of Latino children's health insuranceVictoria D Ojeda
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:555-75. 2005..Latino children are more likely to have health insurance if they have at least one citizen parent. Continued and varied efforts are needed to promote coverage among U.S.-born Latino children...
- Gender and racial/ethnic differences in use of outpatient mental health and substance use services by depressed adultsVictoria D Ojeda
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
Psychiatr Q 77:211-22. 2006..Other vulnerable populations include older adults especially, men, and men in poor health...
- Health insurance coverage for vulnerable populations: contrasting Asian Americans and Latinos in the United StatesMargarita Alegria
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
Inquiry 43:231-54. 2006..Potential explanations include the type of occupations available to Latinos and Asians, reforms in immigration laws, length of time in the United States, and regional differences in safety-net coverage. Policy implications are discussed...
- Initiation and use of public mental health services by persons with severe mental illness and limited english proficiencyTodd P Gilmer
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1555-62. 2007....
- The influence of perceived risk to health and immigration-related characteristics on substance use among Latino and other immigrantsVictoria D Ojeda
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
Am J Public Health 98:862-8. 2008....
- Differential effects of migration and deportation on HIV infection among male and female injection drug users in Tijuana, MexicoSteffanie A Strathdee
School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 3:e2690. 2008..Future studies are needed to elucidate the context of mobility and HIV acquisition in this region, and whether US immigration policies adversely affect HIV risk...
- Gender, race-ethnicity, and psychosocial barriers to mental health care: an examination of perceptions and attitudes among adults reporting unmet needVictoria D Ojeda
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
J Health Soc Behav 49:317-34. 2008..Future research should examine the relationships among social status, help-seeking behaviors, and attitudes toward mental health care...