HORTENSIA D AMARO

Summary

Affiliation: Northeastern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Brief screening for co-occurring disorders among women entering substance abuse treatment
    ALISA K LINCOLN
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Psychiatry, Boston UniversitySchool of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, T246W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:26. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Brief screening and intervention for alcohol and drug use in a college student health clinic: feasibility, implementation, and outcomes
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:357-64. 2010
  3. pmc Effects of integrated trauma treatment on outcomes in a racially/ethnically diverse sample of women in urban community-based substance abuse treatment
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:508-22. 2007
  4. pmc Public health needs and scientific opportunities in research on Latinas
    Hortensia Amaro
    Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Stearns Hall Suite 503, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:525-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Needs and scientific opportunities for research on substance abuse treatment among Hispanic adults
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S64-75. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention community planning: challenges and opportunities for data-informed decision-making
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:S9-27. 2005
  7. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in the HIV and substance abuse epidemics: communities responding to the need
    H Amaro
    Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:434-48. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Addiction treatment intervention: an uncontrolled prospective pilot study of Spiritual Self-Schema therapy with Latina women
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Subst Abus 31:117-25. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention community planning: enhancing data-informed decision-making
    Allison C Morrill
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:S55-70. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual behavioral maintenance and change following HIV counseling and testing
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntingdon Avenue, Stearns Center, Suite 503, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:287-300. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Third International Conference on Urban Health
    Hortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Third International Conference on Urban Health
    Hortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Brief screening for co-occurring disorders among women entering substance abuse treatment
    ALISA K LINCOLN
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Psychiatry, Boston UniversitySchool of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, T246W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:26. 2006
    ..All women entering treatment (methadone, residential and out-patient) at five treatment sites were screened at intake (N = 374)...
  2. doi request reprint Brief screening and intervention for alcohol and drug use in a college student health clinic: feasibility, implementation, and outcomes
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:357-64. 2010
    ..Evaluation of the Brief Alcohol Screen and Intervention in College Students (BASICS) in a university primary care setting...
  3. pmc Effects of integrated trauma treatment on outcomes in a racially/ethnically diverse sample of women in urban community-based substance abuse treatment
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:508-22. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Public health needs and scientific opportunities in research on Latinas
    Hortensia Amaro
    Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Stearns Hall Suite 503, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:525-9. 2002
    ..Critical research and empirical approaches that help us to understand how race, ethnicity, sex, and class shape the health of Latinas will inform broader public health issues...
  5. ncbi request reprint Needs and scientific opportunities for research on substance abuse treatment among Hispanic adults
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S64-75. 2006
    ..The authors stress the need for theory-driven interventions to be developed specifically for well-characterized Hispanic subgroups (e.g., suburban middle-income Puerto Ricans living in the Northeast)...
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention community planning: challenges and opportunities for data-informed decision-making
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:S9-27. 2005
    ..Member trust and use of data in decision-making could be improved by clarifying decision-making structures and processes, assuring high-quality data presentations, and supporting or training members to better interpret and use data...
  7. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in the HIV and substance abuse epidemics: communities responding to the need
    H Amaro
    Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:434-48. 2001
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Addiction treatment intervention: an uncontrolled prospective pilot study of Spiritual Self-Schema therapy with Latina women
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Subst Abus 31:117-25. 2010
    ..The study findings are promising; however, a controlled study with longer follow-up is needed to rigorously assess the efficacy of 3-S therapy with Latinas in substance abuse treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention community planning: enhancing data-informed decision-making
    Allison C Morrill
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:S55-70. 2005
    ..Findings provide preliminary evidence for the impact on member satisfaction of changes in CPG organizational structures and processes, including redistribution of power and broader constituent representation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual behavioral maintenance and change following HIV counseling and testing
    Hortensia Amaro
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntingdon Avenue, Stearns Center, Suite 503, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:287-300. 2005
    ..Behaviors with main partners were particularly resistant to change. Predictors of change varied by stage at pre-test. C&T services should tailor approaches and referrals based on stage of change and other client characteristics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, sense of coherence, and coping responses in women receiving treatment for alcohol and drug addiction
    Sandra Arevalo
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Stearns Suite 503, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eval Program Plann 31:113-23. 2008
    ..To examine the role of spirituality, sense of coherence, and coping responses in relation to stress and trauma symptoms among women in substance abuse treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Unhealthy weight gain during treatment for alcohol and drug use in four residential programs for Latina and African American women
    Margaret H Emerson
    Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1553-65. 2009
    ..4 pounds) occurred in nine women (n = 10) in the first 12 weeks of treatment. The two-dimensional Food Model Chart and the Yale Physical Activity Survey were used. Limitations are noted and future research is suggested...
  13. doi request reprint The relation between interpersonal violence and substance use among a sample of university students: examination of the role of victim and perpetrator substance use
    Elizabeth Reed
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University 360 Huntington Ave, Stearns Suite 503, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Addict Behav 34:316-8. 2009
    ..To examine the relation between interpersonal violence and substance use and to describe the role of victim and perpetrator substance use within such incidents among university students...

Research Grants2

  1. Third International Conference on Urban Health
    Hortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Third International Conference on Urban Health
    Hortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004
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