D A Chavira

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scrutinizing the relationship between shyness and social phobia
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0985, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:585-98. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in child and adolescent social phobia
    D A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Diego, Box 0985, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 2:347-52. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Costa Rica and the United States
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92037, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:609-19. 2008
  4. pmc Child anxiety disorders in public systems of care: comorbidity and service utilization
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:492-504. 2009
  5. pmc The impact of medical comorbidity on mental health and functional health outcomes among children with anxiety disorders
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:394-402. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood social anxiety disorder: from understanding to treatment
    Denise A Chavira
    Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:797-818, ix. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective mutism and social anxiety disorder: all in the family?
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1464-72. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Child anxiety in primary care: prevalent but untreated
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:155-64. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental opinions regarding treatment for social anxiety disorder in youth
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:315-22. 2003
  10. pmc Predictors of clinical improvement in a randomized effectiveness trial for primary care patients with panic disorder
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:715-21. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Improving Care for Anxiety in Pediatric Settings
    DENISE CHAVIRA; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Scrutinizing the relationship between shyness and social phobia
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0985, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:585-98. 2002
    ..Findings suggest that shyness and social phobia (especially the generalized type) are related constructs but not completely synonymous; an individual can be extremely shy yet not have a social phobia diagnosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in child and adolescent social phobia
    D A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Diego, Box 0985, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 2:347-52. 2000
    ..Initial data regarding the use of SSRIs suggest that they may be a promising treatment option...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Costa Rica and the United States
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92037, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:609-19. 2008
    ..However some features of OCD, such as impairment, may be culturally influenced, leading to differences in prevalence rates and treatment utilization...
  4. pmc Child anxiety disorders in public systems of care: comorbidity and service utilization
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:492-504. 2009
    ..Findings underscore the substantial comorbidity among children with anxiety disorders in public sectors of care and the potential need to adapt evidence-based interventions to meet the complex and multiple needs of these children...
  5. pmc The impact of medical comorbidity on mental health and functional health outcomes among children with anxiety disorders
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:394-402. 2008
    ..Even less is known about these problems in high-risk samples of youth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood social anxiety disorder: from understanding to treatment
    Denise A Chavira
    Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:797-818, ix. 2005
    ..These studies will need to incorporate a multiplicity of perspectives to ensure the long-term sustainability of interventions for social anxiety disorder in children and adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective mutism and social anxiety disorder: all in the family?
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1464-72. 2007
    ..To examine the history of lifetime psychiatric disorders in the parents of children with selective mutism (SM) compared to parents of children in a control group...
  8. ncbi request reprint Child anxiety in primary care: prevalent but untreated
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:155-64. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Parental opinions regarding treatment for social anxiety disorder in youth
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:315-22. 2003
    ..Further research is necessary to determine if clinical interventions for child anxiety disorders may be more efficacious if parents' attitudes and beliefs about prescribed treatments are addressed...
  10. pmc Predictors of clinical improvement in a randomized effectiveness trial for primary care patients with panic disorder
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:715-21. 2009
    ..A greater understanding of these predictors may help clinicians identify who is at greatest risk for persistent panic-related symptoms and to plan the intensity of interventions accordingly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of generalized social anxiety disorder and depression in a pediatric primary care sample
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite 2243, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Affect Disord 80:163-71. 2004
    ..Comorbidity between adult social anxiety disorder and major depression is extensive. Considerably less information about this relationship is available among youth...
  12. pmc Refining the classification of children with selective mutism: a latent profile analysis
    Sharon L Cohan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:770-84. 2008
    ..These results suggest that, although social anxiety is typically a prominent feature of SM, children with the disorder are also likely to present with communication delays and/or mild behavior problems...
  13. pmc Issues in the assessment of social phobia: a review
    Andrea M Letamendi
    Department ofPsychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 82037 0855, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 46:13-24. 2009
    ..This review evaluates each method by highlighting the assessment features recommended in social phobia literature, including method of administration, item content, coverage, length of scale, type of scores generated, and time frame...
  14. pmc Selective Mutism Questionnaire: measurement structure and validity
    Andrea M Letamendi
    Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1197-1204. 2008
    ..To evaluate the factor structure, reliability, and validity of the 17-item Selective Mutism Questionnaire (SMQ)...
  15. pmc Recent findings in social phobia among children and adolescents
    Carla A Hitchcock
    Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0985, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 46:34-44. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to clarify the developmental stages of SP, the psychometric properties of brief measures, as well as the efficacy of combined interventions...
  16. pmc Validation of a brief measure of anxiety-related severity and impairment: the Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS)
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0603, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:92-101. 2009
    ..A prior investigation with a nonclinical sample supported the reliability and validity of the OASIS; however, to date it has not been validated for use in clinical samples...
  17. pmc Burden of anxiety disorders in pediatric medical settings: prevalence, phenomenology, and a research agenda
    Holly J Ramsawh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0855, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:965-72. 2010
    ..The review concludes with a discussion of future research directions that may lead to increased recognition and improved management of anxiety disorders in pediatric medical settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint Practitioner review: Psychosocial interventions for children with selective mutism: a critical evaluation of the literature from 1990-2005
    Sharon L Cohan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1085-97. 2006
    ..g., school) despite speaking normally in other settings (e.g., home). The present literature review was undertaken in order to provide an up-to-date summary and critique of the SM treatment literature published in the past fifteen years...
  19. ncbi request reprint Brief measures to screen for social phobia in primary care pediatrics
    Kelly A Bailey
    San Diego State University, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:512-21. 2006
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of screening measures to detect social phobia among youth in a primary care setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bringing up bashful baby. Developmental pathways to social phobia
    M B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 24:661-75. 2001
    ..If so, it should be possible to design early interventions to prevent the progression from phobia proneness (e.g., designated on the basis of family history) to phobic disorder...
  21. ncbi request reprint Combined psychoeducation and treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for youth with generalized social anxiety disorder
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92037, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 12:47-54. 2002
    ..Findings support the need for double-blind, placebo-controlled studies of combined treatments for youth with generalized social anxiety disorder...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and four personality disorders
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:483-91. 2003
    ..The factors contributing to these differences warrant further investigation...
  23. ncbi request reprint The scale of ethnic experience: development and psychometric properties
    Vanessa L Malcarne
    Doctoral Training Facility, Department of Psychology, 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite103, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    J Pers Assess 86:150-61. 2006
    ..Results support the reliability and validity of the SEE as a multidimensional measure of ethnicity-related cognitive constructs that can be used across American ethnic groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Heritability and clinical features of multigenerational families with obsessive-compulsive disorder and hoarding
    Carol A Mathews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0984, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:174-82. 2007
    ..39 for hoarding. We found reasonable power to detect regions of interest (lod = 2) for OCD in these families, but will need to expand our family collection to have adequate power to detect regions of interest for hoarding...
  25. doi request reprint Evidence for a heritable unidimensional symptom factor underlying obsessionality
    Carol A Mathews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0984, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:676-85. 2008
    ..This component, which is heritable, accounts for the majority of the variation of the more traditionally derived symptom factors in our sample, and is composed of OCS that are not specific to any of the symptom subgroups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nature of anxiety comorbid with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children from a pediatric primary care setting
    Rudy Bowen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 157:201-9. 2008
    ..Interventions need to be tailored to address the complexity of these comorbid conditions and their associated sequelae...
  27. pmc Cross-cultural study of conviction subtype Taijin Kyofu: proposal and reliability of Nagoya-Osaka diagnostic criteria for social anxiety disorder
    Yoshihiro Kinoshita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:307-13. 2008
    ..5% with DSM-IV and 87.6% with the modified DSM-IV with Nagoya-Osaka criteria (p < 0.001). These findings indicate that the Nagoya-Osaka criteria for SAD can improve interrater reliability of SAD...
  28. pmc Design of the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) study: innovations in collaborative care for anxiety disorders
    Greer Sullivan
    South Central VA Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72214 1706, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:379-87. 2007
    ..Since anxiety disorders are most often treated in primary care, quality improvement interventions, such as the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) intervention, are needed in primary care...

Research Grants2

  1. Improving Care for Anxiety in Pediatric Settings
    DENISE CHAVIRA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data regarding functional and symptom improvement, treatment acceptability, initial uptake and adherence will be used to design and parameterize a larger effectiveness trial for child anxiety disorders in primary care. ..