Steven R Lopez
Affiliation: University of Southern California
- From documenting to eliminating disparities in mental health care for LatinosSteven R Lopez
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Am Psychol 67:511-23. 2012..We argue that implementing interventions synchronously across multiple pathways has considerable potential to reduce and eventually eliminate disparities in mental health care...
- La CLAve to increase psychosis literacy of Spanish-speaking community residents and family caregiversSteven R Lopez
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 77:763-74. 2009..La CLAve is a conceptually informed psychoeducational tool with a developing empirical base aimed at helping Spanish-speaking Latinos with serious mental illness obtain care in a timely manner...
- Cultural variability in the manifestation of expressed emotionSteven R Lopez
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
Fam Process 48:179-94. 2009..Implications are discussed regarding the cross-cultural measurement of EE and the focus of family interventions...
- Expressed emotion and family interactions in Mexican Americans with schizophreniaAlex Kopelowicz
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 194:330-4. 2006..The results suggest that Mexican Americans with schizophrenia benefit from living with families that are able to adapt to the ever-changing circumstances and needs of their ill relatives...
- Shifting blame away from ill relatives: Latino families' reactions to schizophreniaAmy G Weisman
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 2070, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 191:574-81. 2003..Together, the quantitative and qualitative data suggest that efforts to augment positive or favorable emotions in key family members may be most important in establishing a low-EE family environment...
- The ability of multifamily groups to improve treatment adherence in Mexican Americans with schizophreniaAlex Kopelowicz
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:265-73. 2012..Although family psychoeducation has demonstrated efficacy in improving outcomes in schizophrenia, empirical support for its ability to enhance medication adherence is scarce...
- Evaluation of expressed emotion in schizophrenia: a comparison of Caucasians and Mexican-AmericansAlex Kopelowicz
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Schizophr Res 55:179-86. 2002..We discuss the implications of these findings on cross-cultural research and family interventions for individuals with psychotic disorders...
- The role of substance use in families' attributions and affective reactions to their relative with severe mental illnessNoosha Niv
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 195:307-14. 2007..Furthermore, judgments of responsibility were positively related to negative affect and inversely related to positive affect...
- Acceptance and expressed emotion in Mexican American caregivers of relatives with schizophreniaMarina Dorian
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Fam Process 47:215-28. 2008....
- Parent attitudes and parent adolescent interaction in families of youth at risk for psychosis and with recent-onset psychotic symptomsMary P O'Brien
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Early Interv Psychiatry 2:268-76. 2008..This study investigated the behavioural correlates of caregiver attitudes among parents of youth at risk for psychosis and with recent-onset psychotic symptoms...
- Family support predicts psychiatric medication usage among Mexican American individuals with schizophreniaJorge I Ramirez Garcia
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, 603 E Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:624-31. 2006..However, little is known about the relation between medication usage and family support as well as other key caregiving factors...
- Culture, context, and the internalizing distress of Mexican American youthAntonio J Polo
Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:273-85. 2009..The findings point to cultural socialization values and contextual influences as important variables in the mental health of youth in immigrant families...