Soledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Fun Families Study: intervention to reduce children's TV viewing
    Soledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S99-101. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Violent behavior among urban youth attending alternative schools
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin, 26th Floor, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sch Health 72:357-62. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between violent video games, acculturation, and aggression among Latino adolescents
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Biomedica 22:398-406. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of the media on adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviors
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225 0036, USA
    Pediatrics 116:303-26. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Sexual risk avoidance and sexual risk reduction interventions for middle school youth: a randomized controlled trial
    Christine M Markham
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7000 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:279-88. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Behavioral and psychosocial effects of two middle school sexual health education programs at tenth-grade follow-up
    Christine M Markham
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:151-9. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Media and risky behaviors
    Soledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    Future Child 18:147-80. 2008
  8. pmc Safer choices 2: rationale, design issues, and baseline results in evaluating school-based health promotion for alternative school students
    Susan R Tortolero
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:70-82. 2008
  9. pmc It's Your Game: Keep It Real: delaying sexual behavior with an effective middle school program
    Susan R Tortolero
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:169-79. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between future orientation and street substance use among Texas alternative school students
    R J Peters
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 14:478-85. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The Fun Families Study: intervention to reduce children's TV viewing
    Soledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S99-101. 2010
    ..23, P < 0.01). There was a trend toward reducing actual media consumption but these outcomes did not reach statistical significance. Effective strategies to reduce children's TV viewing were identified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Violent behavior among urban youth attending alternative schools
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin, 26th Floor, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sch Health 72:357-62. 2002
    ..Aggression related strongly to weapon carrying and fighting in the sample. Data indicate alternative school youth urgently need prevention and treatment programs to help them live in safer environments...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between violent video games, acculturation, and aggression among Latino adolescents
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Biomedica 22:398-406. 2002
    ..Students who reported speaking more Spanish at home and with their friends were less likely to spend large amounts of time playing video games and less likely to prefer violent video games (p < 0.05)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of the media on adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviors
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225 0036, USA
    Pediatrics 116:303-26. 2005
    ..One largely unexplored factor that may contribute to adolescents' sexual activity is their exposure to mass media...
  5. doi request reprint Sexual risk avoidance and sexual risk reduction interventions for middle school youth: a randomized controlled trial
    Christine M Markham
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7000 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:279-88. 2012
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of two, theory-based, multimedia, middle school sexual education programs in delaying sexual initiation...
  6. doi request reprint Behavioral and psychosocial effects of two middle school sexual health education programs at tenth-grade follow-up
    Christine M Markham
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:151-9. 2014
    ..We examined whether these effects extended into 10th grade...
  7. ncbi request reprint Media and risky behaviors
    Soledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    Future Child 18:147-80. 2008
    ..The authors note the need for more large-scale longitudinal studies that specifically examine the cumulative effects of electronic media on risky health behavior...
  8. pmc Safer choices 2: rationale, design issues, and baseline results in evaluating school-based health promotion for alternative school students
    Susan R Tortolero
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:70-82. 2008
    ..This paper describes the rationale, study design, and baseline results for the Safer Choices 2 program...
  9. pmc It's Your Game: Keep It Real: delaying sexual behavior with an effective middle school program
    Susan R Tortolero
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:169-79. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that the IYG intervention would decrease the number of adolescents who initiated sexual activity by the ninth grade compared with those in the comparison schools...
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between future orientation and street substance use among Texas alternative school students
    R J Peters
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 14:478-85. 2005
    ..While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide evidence for an important connection between future orientation and substance use among adolescents attending alternative schools...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family connectedness and sexual risk-taking among urban youth attending alternative high schools
    Christine M Markham
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:174-9. 2003
    ..Family connectedness is associated with reduced adolescent sexual risk-taking, although this association has not been tested among alternative school youth...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sexual abuse and drug use: findings from Houston's Safer Choices 2 program
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:49-59. 2003
    ..9, p < or = 0.05). While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide evidence for an important connection between sexual abuse and substance use among female alternative school students...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recruiting and retaining minority women: findings from the Women on the Move study
    S Liliana Escobar-Chaves
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:242-51. 2002
    ..To describe the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of women participating in the Women on the Move study, a physical activity validation study targeting urban minority women aged 40 to 70 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using intervention mapping to adapt an effective HIV, sexually transmitted disease, and pregnancy prevention program for high-risk minority youth
    Susan R Tortolero
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:286-98. 2005
    ..IM is a detailed process that provides planners with a systematic method for decision making in each phase of developing or adapting an intervention to influence changes in behavior and environmental conditions...