JENNIFER L ALVIDREZ

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between stigma and other treatment concerns and subsequent treatment engagement among black mental health clients
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, 2727 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:257-64. 2010
  2. pmc Reduction of state victim compensation disparities in disadvantaged crime victims through active outreach and assistance: a randomized trial
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 2727 Mariposa St, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:882-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Involving consumers in the development of a psychoeducational booklet about stigma for black mental health clients
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:249-58. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The experience of stigma among Black mental health consumers
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 2727 Mariposa St, Ste 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:874-93. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Psychoeducation to address stigma in black adults referred for mental health treatment: a randomized pilot study
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    UCSF Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 2727 Mariposa St, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:127-36. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in use of mental health and substance abuse services by persons with co-occurring disorders
    Barbara E Havassy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, Box 0984 TRC, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:217-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Overrepresentation of black Americans in psychiatric inpatient care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:779-85. 2009
  9. pmc Effect of racial and ethnic composition of neighborhoods in San Francisco on rates of mental health-related 911 calls
    Eric R Kessell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1376-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Risk perception and preference for prevention of Alzheimer's disease
    Sukyung Chung
    Phillip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94301, USA
    Value Health 12:450-8. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Stigma Psychoeducation for Black Mental Health Clients
    Jennifer Alvidrez; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between stigma and other treatment concerns and subsequent treatment engagement among black mental health clients
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, 2727 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:257-64. 2010
    ..More work is clearly needed to understand the complex relationship between stigma and help-seeking in black populations and other underserved groups...
  2. pmc Reduction of state victim compensation disparities in disadvantaged crime victims through active outreach and assistance: a randomized trial
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 2727 Mariposa St, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:882-8. 2008
    ..We examined whether providing active outreach and assistance to crime victims as part of comprehensive psychosocial services reduced disparities in access to state compensation funds...
  3. doi request reprint Involving consumers in the development of a psychoeducational booklet about stigma for black mental health clients
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:249-58. 2010
    ..Results from this project suggest that the strategy of involving consumers is a feasible approach to develop psychoeducational materials that address treatment barriers in underserved populations...
  4. doi request reprint The experience of stigma among Black mental health consumers
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 2727 Mariposa St, Ste 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:874-93. 2008
    ..These consumer perspectives may be valuable to Black individuals who are contemplating seeking mental health treatment...
  5. doi request reprint Psychoeducation to address stigma in black adults referred for mental health treatment: a randomized pilot study
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    UCSF Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 2727 Mariposa St, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:127-36. 2009
    ..Findings indicate the need to move beyond "customer satisfaction" to evaluate educational interventions, as well as for greater understanding of differential impact of stigma reduction interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in use of mental health and substance abuse services by persons with co-occurring disorders
    Barbara E Havassy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, Box 0984 TRC, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:217-23. 2009
    ..Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders require psychiatric and substance abuse treatments. A critical question is whether these individuals are treated for both disorders...
  8. doi request reprint Overrepresentation of black Americans in psychiatric inpatient care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:779-85. 2009
    ..S.- and foreign-born Caribbean blacks...
  9. pmc Effect of racial and ethnic composition of neighborhoods in San Francisco on rates of mental health-related 911 calls
    Eric R Kessell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1376-8. 2009
    ..This study investigated the association between the racial and ethnic residential composition of San Francisco neighborhoods and the rate of mental health-related 911 calls...
  10. doi request reprint Risk perception and preference for prevention of Alzheimer's disease
    Sukyung Chung
    Phillip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94301, USA
    Value Health 12:450-8. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Would older medical patients use psychological services?
    Patricia A Arean
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Gerontologist 42:392-8. 2002
    ..This study examines older patient preferences for psychological services, including the types of services they would be interested in and who should provide them...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and psychosocial needs of victims of violent crime identified at a public-sector hospital: data from a large clinical trial
    Alicia Boccellari
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:236-43. 2007
    ..This study explores the feasibility of recruiting acutely injured public-sector crime victims into a research protocol and identifies baseline characteristics associated with posttraumatic distress in the enrolled sample (N=541)...
  13. doi request reprint Outreach, engagement, and practical assistance: essential aspects of PTSD care for urban victims of violent crime
    Vanessa G Kelly
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 11:144-56. 2010
    ..Finally, the article concludes with recommendations for comprehensive hospital-based urban programs in terms of practice, policy, and research...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physician willingness to refer older depressed patients for psychotherapy
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:21-35. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess attitudes toward psychotherapy for late-life depression and to identify predictors of physician willingness to refer older patients to psychotherapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention of older minorities in mental health services research
    Patricia A Arean
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Gerontologist 43:36-44. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of patients with comorbid psychiatric and substance use disorders: implications for treatment and service delivery
    Barbara E Havassy
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:139-45. 2004
    ..The hypothesis that there are meaningful clinical differences between patients with comorbid mental health disorders and patients in drug treatment was tested...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of provider attitudes in prescribing antidepressants to older adults: leverage points for effective provider education
    Patricia A Arean
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, 94143 0984, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:241-56. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Severely mentally ill consumers' perspectives on drug use
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Treatment Outcome Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1316, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:347-55. 2004
    ..These findings have implications for substance abuse treatment for SMI clients, particularly interventions that emphasize education about drug use as a way to increase motivation for treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Racial distribution of dual-diagnosis clients in public sector mental health and drug treatment settings
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:53-62. 2005
    ..The implications of these findings regarding the appropriate treatment for dual-diagnosis blacks and whites in the public sector are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychoeducation to increase psychotherapy entry for older African Americans
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    UCSF Dept of Psychiatry, Box 0852 TRCR, San Francisco, CA 94143 0852, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:554-61. 2005
    ..This pilot study examined the impact of a brief psychoeducational intervention on treatment entry and attendance for older African American medical patients referred for psychotherapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antidepressant medications in black and Latino elderly patients
    Liat Ayalon
    Univ of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, CPT, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:572-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to identify ethnic group differences in nonadherence and to determine predictors of nonadherence to antidepressant medications in older minority-group members...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and service utilization patterns of clients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders in public residential detoxification settings
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0852 TRCR, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:131-42. 2006
    ..Findings indicate that detoxification programs may be important settings in which to identify clients with schizophrenia who have unmet mental health treatment needs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mental health provider perspectives on co-occurring substance use among severely mentally ill clients
    Amy A Mericle
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 39:173-81. 2007
    ..Not doing so limits what providers can do for SMI clients and could reduce the effect of larger system-level improvements...

Research Grants1

  1. Stigma Psychoeducation for Black Mental Health Clients
    Jennifer Alvidrez; Fiscal Year: 2005
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