Alejandro Interian

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The value of pseudoneurological symptoms for assessing psychopathology in primary care
    Alejandro Interian
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:141-6. 2004
  2. pmc Stigma and depression treatment utilization among Latinos: utility of four stigma measures
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Ln, D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:373-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Somatic complaints in primary care: further examining the validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-15)
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:392-8. 2006
  4. pmc A qualitative analysis of the perception of stigma among Latinos receiving antidepressants
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1591-4. 2007
  5. pmc The use of a mentoring-based conference as a research career stimulation strategy
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, D351, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Acad Med 84:1389-94. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ataque de nervios and unexplained neurological symptoms: a preliminary analysis
    Alejandro Interian
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ, 675 Hoes Lane, D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:32-9. 2005
  7. pmc Effectiveness of a time-limited cognitive behavior therapy type intervention among primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:328-35. 2007
  8. pmc Whether medically unexplained or not, three or more concurrent somatic symptoms predict psychopathology and service use in community populations
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Psychosom Res 69:1-8. 2010
  9. pmc The long-term trajectory of depression among Latinos in primary care and its relationship to depression care disparities
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Lyons, NJ 08854, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:94-101. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic physical symptoms: a common manifestation of psychiatric disorders in primary care
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:201-10. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Antidepressant Adherence Among Hispanics
    Alejandro Interian; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint The value of pseudoneurological symptoms for assessing psychopathology in primary care
    Alejandro Interian
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:141-6. 2004
    ..This study sought to examine the relationship between pseudoneurological symptoms (PNS) and somatic and psychiatric symptom severity, physical functioning, and psychiatric comorbidity...
  2. pmc Stigma and depression treatment utilization among Latinos: utility of four stigma measures
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Ln, D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:373-9. 2010
    ..The study evaluated the scale for Perceived Discrimination Devaluation (PDD), the Stigma Concerns About Mental Health Care (SCMHC) scale, the Latino Scale for Antidepressant Stigma (LSAS), and the Social Distance (SD) scale...
  3. ncbi request reprint Somatic complaints in primary care: further examining the validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-15)
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:392-8. 2006
    ..Also, the PHQ-15 appears to measure medically unexplained symptoms, psychiatric distress, and physical functioning. Further study is recommended to better evaluate ethnic variations and other types of validity for the PHQ-15...
  4. pmc A qualitative analysis of the perception of stigma among Latinos receiving antidepressants
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1591-4. 2007
    ..This study sought to describe the role of stigma in antidepressant adherence among Latinos...
  5. pmc The use of a mentoring-based conference as a research career stimulation strategy
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, D351, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Acad Med 84:1389-94. 2009
    ..The group developed a cost-effective program to stimulate the entry of new investigators into the field and to provide mentoring with a focus on Latino mental health issues...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ataque de nervios and unexplained neurological symptoms: a preliminary analysis
    Alejandro Interian
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ, 675 Hoes Lane, D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:32-9. 2005
    ..A diagnosis of panic disorder also appears to interact with cultural factors...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of a time-limited cognitive behavior therapy type intervention among primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:328-35. 2007
    ..Patients seeking care for medically unexplained physical symptoms pose a major challenge at primary care sites, and there are very few well-accepted and properly evaluated interventions to manage such patients...
  8. pmc Whether medically unexplained or not, three or more concurrent somatic symptoms predict psychopathology and service use in community populations
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Psychosom Res 69:1-8. 2010
    ..To examine the frequency of somatic symptoms in a community population of various ethnic backgrounds and to identify correlates of these symptoms such as psychopathology, use of services, and personal distress...
  9. pmc The long-term trajectory of depression among Latinos in primary care and its relationship to depression care disparities
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Lyons, NJ 08854, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:94-101. 2011
    ..The current study investigated the relationship between these key variables and the long-term trajectory of depression in primary care among Latinos...
  10. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic physical symptoms: a common manifestation of psychiatric disorders in primary care
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:201-10. 2006
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  11. pmc Adaptation of a motivational interviewing intervention to improve antidepressant adherence among Latinos
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:215-25. 2010
    ..The intervention remained grounded in MI principles, but was contextualized for this Latino group...
  12. doi request reprint A randomized-controlled trial of an intervention to improve antidepressant adherence among latinos with depression
    Alejandro Interian
    VA New Jersey Health Care System, Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, Lyons, New Jersey 07939, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:688-96. 2013
    ..The current study examined the efficacy of a motivational interviewing intervention for improving antidepressant adherence among Latinos with a depressive disorder...
  13. doi request reprint Transcultural aspects of somatic symptoms in the context of depressive disorders
    Issa P Bagayogo
    Office of Global Health, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, N J, USA
    Adv Psychosom Med 33:64-74. 2013
    ..Sociocultural factors, particularly stigma, may influence the unique emphasis placed on somatic symptoms within depression, and may account for some racial/ethnic differences in somatic symptom reporting. ..
  14. doi request reprint Readjustment stressors and early mental health treatment seeking by returning National Guard soldiers with PTSD
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:855-61. 2012
    ..The study examined rates of readjustment stressors (marital, family, and employment) and their relationship to early mental health treatment seeking among returning National Guard soldiers with PTSD...

Research Grants2

  1. Antidepressant Adherence Among Hispanics
    Alejandro Interian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If promising, the preliminary data generated will be used to seek R01 funding for a Phase II clinical trial. ..