Alexander N Ortega

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental mental health, childhood psychiatric disorders, and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youth
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:308-15. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression in Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:93-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:220-6. 2003
  4. pmc Comorbidity between asthma attacks and internalizing disorders among Puerto Rican children at one-year follow-up
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva Univ, Rousso Building, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:333-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2354-60. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistence of mental health service use among Latino children: a clinical and community study
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services and Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:353-62. 2007
  7. pmc Co-occurrence of mental and physical illness in US Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Dept of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:927-34. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Asthma disparities in the prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of Latino children
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical School San Juan, Puerto Rica
    Soc Sci Med 63:2926-37. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Denial and its association with mental health care use: a study of island Puerto Ricans
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:320-31. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E1. 2002

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental mental health, childhood psychiatric disorders, and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youth
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:308-15. 2004
    ..This study aims to determine whether the associations between parental mental health problems and childhood asthma attacks persist after controlling for childhood anxiety and depression and other confounding factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression in Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:93-9. 2004
    ..Possible explanations for the findings are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:220-6. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Comorbidity between asthma attacks and internalizing disorders among Puerto Rican children at one-year follow-up
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva Univ, Rousso Building, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:333-9. 2006
    ..These findings show that the association between internalizing disorders and asthma attacks was replicated 1 year later in the same sample...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2354-60. 2007
    ..We compared access to health care, use of services, and health care experiences for Mexicans and other Latinos by citizenship and immigrant authorization status...
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistence of mental health service use among Latino children: a clinical and community study
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services and Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:353-62. 2007
    ..In multivariate analyses, persistence was associated in both the clinical and community samples with a measure of school functioning but not with diagnosis, impairment, or parental concerns about the child's behavior...
  7. pmc Co-occurrence of mental and physical illness in US Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Dept of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:927-34. 2006
    ..We examined the co-occurrence of anxiety and depression with prevalent physical chronic illnesses in a representative sample of Latinos with national origins from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and other Latin American countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Asthma disparities in the prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of Latino children
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical School San Juan, Puerto Rica
    Soc Sci Med 63:2926-37. 2006
    ..Finally, several suggestions for future research examining determinants that account for asthma disparities are examined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Denial and its association with mental health care use: a study of island Puerto Ricans
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:320-31. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E1. 2002
    ..To understand the importance of source of care and other factors that influence differences in asthma medication use by race and Hispanic ethnicity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hispanic healthcare disparities: challenging the myth of a monolithic Hispanic population
    Robin M Weinick
    Office of Performance Accountability, Resources, and Technology, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 42:313-20. 2004
    ..We examine the association between use of healthcare services and Hispanic Americans'country of ancestry or origin, language of interview, and length of time lived in the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Having issues with parental psychopathology and children's mental health risk and service use
    Alexander N Ortega
    Med Care 41:702-5. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reliance, mental health need, and the use of mental healthcare among island Puerto Ricans
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:131-40. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that self-reliance is a significant and robust predictor of mental healthcare utilization among Puerto Ricans living in low-income areas of the island...
  14. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma, chronic illness, and psychiatric disorders
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:275-81. 2002
    ..These results call for more mechanistic research that explores the specific relations between childhood anxiety disorder and asthma and between affective disorder and other pediatric chronic illnesses...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oral health and use of dental services among Hispanics
    Denice C L Stewart
    School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, 611 SW Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:84-91. 2002
    ..This study examined factors related to oral health and dental service use among Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, and Puerto Ricans from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84 (HHANES)...
  16. doi request reprint Race/ethnicity, language, and asthma care: findings from a 4-state survey
    Moira Inkelas
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:120-7. 2008
    ..Latino and African American children have poorer asthma control than non-Latino white children, but few studies examine the association among race/ethnicity, language, and specific processes of asthma care...