LEOPOLDO CABASSA

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring Latinos' perceptions of depression: a confirmatory factor analysis of the Illness Perception Questionnaire
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:377-84. 2008
  2. pmc Latino adults' access to mental health care: a review of epidemiological studies
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:316-30. 2006
  3. pmc "It's like being in a labyrinth:" Hispanic immigrants' perceptions of depression and attitudes toward treatments
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, 669 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:1-16. 2007
  4. pmc Latino immigrants' intentions to seek depression care
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90084 0411, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:231-42. 2007
  5. pmc AzĂșcar y nervios: explanatory models and treatment experiences of Hispanics with diabetes and depression
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    University of Southern California, School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2413-24. 2008
  6. pmc Depression and diabetes among low-income Hispanics: design elements of a socioculturally adapted collaborative care model randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen Ell
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:113-32. 2009
  7. pmc Building a model to understand youth service access: the gateway provider model
    Arlene Rubin Stiffman
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:189-98. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Assessing psychosocial stressors among Hispanic outpatients: does clinician ethnicity matter?
    Luis R Torres
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 1 Brookings Dr, Campus Box 1093, Saint Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:690-2. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing co-occurring substance-related disorders: agreement between SCID, Hispanic clinicians, and Non-Hispanic clinicians
    Luis R Torres
    Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1655-62. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Using interpreters in diagnostic research and practice: pilot results and recommendations
    Luis H Zayas
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work and the Department of Psychiatry, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:924-8. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Measuring Latinos' perceptions of depression: a confirmatory factor analysis of the Illness Perception Questionnaire
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:377-84. 2008
    ..The establishment of the psychometric properties of this adapted measure will pave the way for future studies examining the role illness perceptions play in the help seeking and management of depression among Latinos...
  2. pmc Latino adults' access to mental health care: a review of epidemiological studies
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:316-30. 2006
    ..Areas for future research and development needed to improve Latinos' access and quality of mental health care are discussed...
  3. pmc "It's like being in a labyrinth:" Hispanic immigrants' perceptions of depression and attitudes toward treatments
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, 669 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:1-16. 2007
    ..This study emphasizes the need to incorporate Hispanic immigrants' perceptions and attitudes into depression treatments...
  4. pmc Latino immigrants' intentions to seek depression care
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90084 0411, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:231-42. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc AzĂșcar y nervios: explanatory models and treatment experiences of Hispanics with diabetes and depression
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    University of Southern California, School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2413-24. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Depression and diabetes among low-income Hispanics: design elements of a socioculturally adapted collaborative care model randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen Ell
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:113-32. 2009
    ..In addition, baseline data of 387 low-income, 96% Hispanic, enrolled patients with major depression and diabetes are examined to identify study population characteristics consistent with trial design adaptations...
  7. pmc Building a model to understand youth service access: the gateway provider model
    Arlene Rubin Stiffman
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:189-98. 2004
    ..Carise & O. Gurel, 2003) show that providers' perception of need, and their knowledge of resources, and their environment are related to the decision to offer or refer to services, supporting key aspects of the Model...
  8. doi request reprint Assessing psychosocial stressors among Hispanic outpatients: does clinician ethnicity matter?
    Luis R Torres
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 1 Brookings Dr, Campus Box 1093, Saint Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:690-2. 2008
    ..When the patient and provider are of different cultures, the clinician may not properly understand and identify stressors. This study explored clinician ethnicity and identification of stressors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing co-occurring substance-related disorders: agreement between SCID, Hispanic clinicians, and Non-Hispanic clinicians
    Luis R Torres
    Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1655-62. 2007
    ..We explored the degree to which Hispanic and non-Hispanic clinicians agreed with each other and with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV-TR, Research Version (SCID) when diagnosing co-occurring substance-related disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using interpreters in diagnostic research and practice: pilot results and recommendations
    Luis H Zayas
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work and the Department of Psychiatry, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:924-8. 2007
    ..This pilot study examined the impact and role of interpreters in videotaped and some live diagnostic interviews of Hispanic outpatients in an urban psychiatric service...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why do so many latina teens attempt suicide? A conceptual model for research
    Luis H Zayas
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:275-87. 2005
    ..This model can serve as a framework to guide research on the unique sociocultural processes present in Latina adolescent suicide attempts and may also benefit the work of clinicians...
  12. pmc Integrating cross-cultural psychiatry into the study of mental health disparities
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    Am J Public Health 93:1034; author reply 1034-5. 2003

Research Grants1

  1. Hispanic Immigrants' Intentions to Seek Depression Care
    LEOPOLDO CABASSA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This dissertation addresses an underdeveloped area of study which has the potential to inform the development of better depression care among Hispanic immigrants. ..