Alfonso Ang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Neighborhood protective effects on depression in Latinos
    William A Vega
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 47:114-26. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Quality of life among treatment seeking methamphetamine-dependent individuals
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Addict 20:366-72. 2011
  3. pmc Psychopathology in methamphetamine-dependent adults 3 years after treatment
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:12-20. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life trajectories of methamphetamine-dependent individuals as a function of treatment completion and continued care over a 1-year period
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:353-61. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Clinical course and outcomes of methamphetamine-dependent adults with psychosis
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:445-50. 2008
  6. pmc Depression among methamphetamine users: association with outcomes from the Methamphetamine Treatment Project at 3-year follow-up
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:225-31. 2009
  7. pmc Prevalence and correlates of at-risk drinking among older adults: the project SHARE study
    Andrew J Barnes
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, P O Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:840-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Identifying methamphetamine users at risk for major depressive disorder: findings from the methamphetamine treatment project at three-year follow-up
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Am J Addict 17:99-102. 2008
  9. pmc Validity of a multipass, web-based, 24-hour self-administered recall for assessment of total energy intake in blacks and whites
    Lenore Arab
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1256-65. 2011
  10. pmc Bulimia nervosa among methamphetamine dependent adults: association with outcomes three years after treatment
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Eat Disord 19:259-69. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Neighborhood protective effects on depression in Latinos
    William A Vega
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 47:114-26. 2011
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  2. doi request reprint Quality of life among treatment seeking methamphetamine-dependent individuals
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Addict 20:366-72. 2011
    ..This study expands the scope of scholarly examination of MA-dependent users entering treatment, as there has not been a development of coherent profiles of QOL among representative samples of clinical MA-abusing populations to date...
  3. pmc Psychopathology in methamphetamine-dependent adults 3 years after treatment
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:12-20. 2010
    ..We predicted that psychiatric diagnoses and severity would be associated with substance use and poorer overall functioning over the 3 year post-treatment course...
  4. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life trajectories of methamphetamine-dependent individuals as a function of treatment completion and continued care over a 1-year period
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:353-61. 2009
    ..Results extend research on treatment evaluations for MA dependence, highlighting the importance of continued service utilization for improved quality of life outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical course and outcomes of methamphetamine-dependent adults with psychosis
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:445-50. 2008
    ..MA users with co-occurring psychotic illness may therefore benefit from early psychosocial and/or pharmacologic interventions to address psychiatric symptoms...
  6. pmc Depression among methamphetamine users: association with outcomes from the Methamphetamine Treatment Project at 3-year follow-up
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:225-31. 2009
    ..The findings highlight the relationship of depressive symptoms and diagnoses to treatment outcomes, and suggest a need for further studies of depression in populations using MA...
  7. pmc Prevalence and correlates of at-risk drinking among older adults: the project SHARE study
    Andrew J Barnes
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, P O Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:840-6. 2010
    ..Yet, our knowledge is incomplete regarding the prevalence of different categories of at-risk drinking and their associations with patient demographics...
  8. doi request reprint Identifying methamphetamine users at risk for major depressive disorder: findings from the methamphetamine treatment project at three-year follow-up
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Am J Addict 17:99-102. 2008
    ..These risk factors identify methamphetamine users who may benefit from early interventions for psychiatric symptoms...
  9. pmc Validity of a multipass, web-based, 24-hour self-administered recall for assessment of total energy intake in blacks and whites
    Lenore Arab
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1256-65. 2011
    ..The validity of the Web-administered recall was superior to that of the paper food frequency questionnaire...
  10. pmc Bulimia nervosa among methamphetamine dependent adults: association with outcomes three years after treatment
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Eat Disord 19:259-69. 2011
    ..Addressing MA use among adults with eating disorders may be helpful as a means of improving treatment outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Health conditions in methamphetamine-dependent adults 3 years after treatment
    Larissa J Mooney
    From the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs L J M, S G E, P M C, M H, J H, W L, R R, Los Angeles, CA University of California School of Medicine A A, Los Angeles, CA and University of Hawaii School of Medicine W H, P C, Honolulu, HI
    J Addict Med 3:155-63. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Methamphetamine dependence and human immunodeficiency virus risk behavior
    Richard A Rawson
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:279-84. 2008
    ..The findings suggested that treatment of MA dependence is promising for reducing behaviors that have been shown to transmit HIV...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood adverse events and methamphetamine use among men and women
    Nena Messina
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2008
    ..This demonstrates the intergenerational cycle of addiction, and indicates the need for early intervention, which could prevent the onset of MA use and reduce the course of addiction...
  14. doi request reprint Internet-based tools to assess diet and provide feedback in chronic kidney disease stage IV: a pilot study
    Sameer Murali
    Division of General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    J Ren Nutr 23:e33-42. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Adherence to World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research lifestyle recommendations reduces prostate cancer aggressiveness among African and Caucasian Americans
    Lenore Arab
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Nutr Cancer 65:633-43. 2013
    ..Recommendations aimed at preventing all cancers also may reduce risk of highly aggressive prostate cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and prostate cancer aggressiveness among African and Caucasian Americans in a population-based study
    Lenore Arab
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:637-42. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc Association of perceived neighborhood safety with [corrected] body mass index
    Jason S Fish
    University of California, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2296-303. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether there is an association between perceived neighborhood safety and body mass index (BMI), accounting for endogeneity...
  18. doi request reprint Triply-diagnosed patients in the HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence, Health Outcomes and Cost Study: patterns of home care use
    Susan L Ettner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 20:1177-89. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to explore possible implications for access among this vulnerable subpopulation...
  19. doi request reprint An emerging problem: methamphetamine abuse among treatment seeking youth
    Rachel Gonzales
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California Los Angeles, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Subst Abus 29:71-80. 2008
    ..Results can guide the development of effective strategies for treatment assessment and planning tailored towards minimizing drug use and maximizing treatment response among youth...
  20. pmc Correlates of alcohol-related discussions between older adults and their physicians
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2369-74. 2010
    ..To identify predictors of alcohol-related patient-physician discussions...
  21. pmc Urinary α-carboxyethyl hydroxychroman can be used as a predictor of α-tocopherol adequacy, as demonstrated in the Energetics Study
    Katie M Lebold
    General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:801-9. 2012
    ..Other than the in vitro erythrocyte hemolysis test, no valid biomarkers of vitamin E status currently exist...
  22. pmc Perceived quality of care, receipt of preventive care, and usual source of health care among undocumented and other Latinos
    Michael A Rodriguez
    UCLA Department of Family Medicine, 10880 Wilshire Blvd 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:508-13. 2009
    ..Latinos are the largest minority group in the United States and experience persistent disparities in access to and quality of health care...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of behavioral treatment conditions in buprenorphine maintenance
    Walter Ling
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addiction 108:1788-98. 2013
    ..This randomized controlled trial compared the effectiveness of four behavioral treatment conditions provided with buprenorphine and medical management (MM) for the treatment of opioid dependence...
  24. pmc Intimate partner violence, depression, and PTSD among pregnant Latina women
    Michael A Rodriguez
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:44-52. 2008
    ..We undertook a study to describe factors related to depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among pregnant Latinas who were or were not exposed to intimate partner violence...
  25. pmc Racial differences in correlations between reported dietary intakes of carotenoids and their concentration biomarkers
    Lenore Arab
    General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1102-8. 2011
    ..The predictive ability of dietary assessment methods to estimate specific circulating plasma carotenoid concentrations has been compared between African Americans and whites in only one study to date...
  26. pmc The neighborhood food resource environment and the health of residents with chronic conditions: the food resource environment and the health of residents
    Arleen F Brown
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1137-44. 2008
    ..Residence in disadvantaged neighborhoods is associated with poorer access to healthy foods...
  27. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicide attempts in methamphetamine-dependent patients
    Suzette Glasner-Edwards
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Addict 17:24-7. 2008
    ..Psychiatric characteristics of MA users are strongly associated with SA, warranting careful assessment of psychiatric history...