William Armando Vega

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Priority issues in Latino mental health services research
    W A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 3:189-200. 2001
  2. ncbi Research issues for improving treatment of U.S. Hispanics with persistent mental disorders
    William Armando Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:385-94. 2007
  3. ncbi Higher stakes ahead for cultural competence
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Behavioral Research and Training Institute University Behavioral Health Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, 08854, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:446-50. 2005
  4. ncbi Revisiting drug progression: long-range effects of early tobacco use
    William A Vega
    Behavioral and Research Training Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Addiction 100:1358-69. 2005
  5. pmc Co-occurring alcohol, drug, and other psychiatric disorders among Mexican-origin people in the United States
    William A Vega
    Behavioral Research and Training Institute, University Behavioral Health Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, and the Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1057-64. 2003
  6. ncbi Parental risk factors and social assimilation in alcohol dependence of Mexican Americans
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:167-75. 2003
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Smoking, drugs, and other behavioral health problems among multiethnic adolescents in the NHSDA
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1949-56. 2007
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Priority issues in Latino mental health services research
    W A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 3:189-200. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi Research issues for improving treatment of U.S. Hispanics with persistent mental disorders
    William Armando Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:385-94. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Higher stakes ahead for cultural competence
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Behavioral Research and Training Institute University Behavioral Health Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, 08854, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:446-50. 2005
    ..Recommendations for future progress in this field are discussed...
  4. ncbi Revisiting drug progression: long-range effects of early tobacco use
    William A Vega
    Behavioral and Research Training Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Addiction 100:1358-69. 2005
    ..This study re-examines tobacco use onset and progression to drug dependence in a multi-ethnic sample followed longitudinally from early to late adolescence (1990 to 1998-2000)...
  5. pmc Co-occurring alcohol, drug, and other psychiatric disorders among Mexican-origin people in the United States
    William A Vega
    Behavioral Research and Training Institute, University Behavioral Health Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, and the Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1057-64. 2003
    ..US-born men and women are almost equally likely to have co-occurring disorders involving substances. Cobormidity is expected to increase in the Mexican-origin population owing to acculturation effects of both sexes...
  6. ncbi Parental risk factors and social assimilation in alcohol dependence of Mexican Americans
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:167-75. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi Smoking, drugs, and other behavioral health problems among multiethnic adolescents in the NHSDA
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1949-56. 2007
    ..African American and Hispanic immigrants had lower risk of smoking initiation and tobacco dependence, however, ethnic group adolescents who initiated smoking shared increased risk of addictive and non-addictive disorders...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi Cultural issues and psychiatric diagnosis: providing a general background for considering substance use diagnoses
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Addiction 101:40-7. 2006
    ..To establish a general context on the topic of cross-cultural diagnosis and suggest how it can be applied to substance use disorders...
  14. ncbi Disparities in mental health treatment in U.S. racial and ethnic minority groups: implications for psychiatrists
    Sylvia Atdjian
    Department of Psychiatry, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1600-2. 2005
  15. doi The role of complex emotions in inconsistent diagnoses of schizophrenia
    Michael A Gara
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ University Behavioral HealthCare and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08855 1392, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:609-13. 2010
    ..e., age of patient, gender, or ethnicity. In particular, complex emotion patterns were associated with greater disagreement between experts and trained lay interviewers than were simpler patterns...
  16. doi Inconsistencies in diagnosis and symptoms among bilingual and English-speaking Latinos and Euro-Americans
    Esperanza Diaz
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Hispanic Clinic, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1379-82. 2009
    ..research questions: Do Latinos have disproportionate rates of clinical diagnoses of major depression based on structured diagnostic interviews? Are diagnostic patterns consistent with patient profiles and medical record information?..
  17. ncbi 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...