V M Mays

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Heterogeneity of health disparities among African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women: unrecognized influences of sexual orientation
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:632-9. 2002
  2. pmc The association between relationship markers of sexual orientation and suicide: Denmark, 1990-2001
    Robin M Mathy
    Department of Health Sciences and Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:111-7. 2011
  3. pmc Influence of gender, sexual orientation, and need on treatment utilization for substance use and mental disorders: findings from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Christine E Grella
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:52. 2009
  4. pmc Engaging student health organizations in reducing health disparities in underserved communities through volunteerism: developing a student health corps
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:914-28. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Race, race-based discrimination, and health outcomes among African Americans
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90095 1563, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 58:201-25. 2007
  6. pmc Mental health correlates of perceived discrimination among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States
    V M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1869-76. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Losing a giant's shoulders to stand on: will we still be able to see the forest for the trees?
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, UCLA Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communication on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, 405 Hilgard Avenue, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:37-9. 2007
  8. pmc Classification of race and ethnicity: implications for public health
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951563, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 24:83-110. 2003
  9. pmc Influence of American acculturation on cigarette smoking behaviors among Asian American subpopulations in California
    Ning An
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:579-87. 2008
  10. pmc Lifetime prevalence of suicide symptoms and affective disorders among men reporting same-sex sexual partners: results from NHANES III
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:573-8. 2000

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Heterogeneity of health disparities among African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women: unrecognized influences of sexual orientation
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:632-9. 2002
    ..This study compared health indicators among self-identified lesbians/bisexual women and heterosexual women residing in Los Angeles County...
  2. pmc The association between relationship markers of sexual orientation and suicide: Denmark, 1990-2001
    Robin M Mathy
    Department of Health Sciences and Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:111-7. 2011
    ..We investigated sexual orientation-related differences in suicide mortality in Denmark during the initial 12-year period following legalization of same-sex registered domestic partnerships (RDPs)...
  3. pmc Influence of gender, sexual orientation, and need on treatment utilization for substance use and mental disorders: findings from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Christine E Grella
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:52. 2009
    ..We use a model of help-seeking for vulnerable populations to investigate factors related to treatment for alcohol or drug use disorders and mental health disorders, focusing on the contributions of gender, sexual orientation, and need...
  4. pmc Engaging student health organizations in reducing health disparities in underserved communities through volunteerism: developing a student health corps
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:914-28. 2009
    ..Universities are in an excellent position to train, supervise, and organize volunteer health corps in order to engage students in reducing health disparities and to train culturally competent health care providers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Race, race-based discrimination, and health outcomes among African Americans
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90095 1563, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 58:201-25. 2007
    ..These approaches reflect the growing interdisciplinary nature of psychology in general, and the field of race relations in particular...
  6. pmc Mental health correlates of perceived discrimination among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States
    V M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1869-76. 2001
    ..Recent studies suggest that lesbians and gay men are at higher risk for stress-sensitive psychiatric disorders than are heterosexual persons. We examined the possible role of perceived discrimination in generating that risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Losing a giant's shoulders to stand on: will we still be able to see the forest for the trees?
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, UCLA Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communication on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, 405 Hilgard Avenue, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:37-9. 2007
  8. pmc Classification of race and ethnicity: implications for public health
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951563, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 24:83-110. 2003
    ..The trend toward increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the United States will put further pressure on the public health industry to develop consistent and useful approaches to racial/ethnic classifications...
  9. pmc Influence of American acculturation on cigarette smoking behaviors among Asian American subpopulations in California
    Ning An
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:579-87. 2008
    ..Acculturation appears to increase the risk of cigarette smoking for Asian American women. Future tobacco-control programs should target at high-risk Asian American subgroups, defined by ethnicity, acculturation status, and gender...
  10. pmc Lifetime prevalence of suicide symptoms and affective disorders among men reporting same-sex sexual partners: results from NHANES III
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:573-8. 2000
    ..This study examined lifetime prevalence of suicide symptoms and affective disorders among men reporting a history of same-sex sexual partners...
  11. pmc Physical health complaints among lesbians, gay men, and bisexual and homosexually experienced heterosexual individuals: results from the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Center for Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communications on Minority Health Disparities, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2048-55. 2007
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  12. pmc Health coverage of low-income citizen and noncitizen wage earners: sources and disparities
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:167-76. 2008
    ..S. economy...
  13. pmc The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in California
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1539-48. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and tobacco use patterns among heterosexually and homosexually experienced California women
    Sarah A Burgard
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, 71 245 Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:61-70. 2005
    ..Mounting evidence suggests that lesbians and bisexual women may be at especially elevated risk for the harmful health effects of alcohol and tobacco use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-medical drug use and dependence among homosexually active men and women in the US population
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Addiction 99:989-98. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare patterns of drug use and dependence between homosexually experienced and exclusively heterosexually experienced individuals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Correlates of overweight and obesity among lesbian and bisexual women
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 36:676-83. 2003
    ..This study examines correlates of obesity and exercise frequency among lesbians and bisexual women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders, psychological distress, and mental health services use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:53-61. 2003
    ..Services use was more frequent among those of minority sexual orientation. Findings support the existence of sexual orientation differences in patterns of morbidity and treatment use...
  18. pmc Burden of psychiatric morbidity among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals in the California Quality of Life Survey
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:647-58. 2009
    ..Sexual orientation represents an important, but relatively understudied, individual characteristic shaping risk for psychiatric morbidity...
  19. pmc Mental health and substance use disorders among Latino and Asian American lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults
    Susan D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:785-94. 2007
    ..However, the level of morbidity among sexual orientation minorities in the NLAAS appears similar to or lower than that observed in population-based studies of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults...
  20. pmc Perceived race-based discrimination, employment status, and job stress in a national sample of black women: implications for health outcomes
    V M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 1:319-29. 1996
    ..Implications of these findings for the health of African American women are discussed...
  21. pmc Cancer-related risk indicators and preventive screening behaviors among lesbians and bisexual women
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:591-7. 2001
    ..This study examined whether lesbians are at increased risk for certain cancers as a result of an accumulation of behavioral risk factors and difficulties in accessing health care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reports of parental maltreatment during childhood in a United States population-based survey of homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual adults
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1165-78. 2002
    ..The study objective was to determine the nature and prevalence of childhood maltreatment experiences among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults and to compare findings to those obtained from similar heterosexual adults...
  23. pmc Age of minority sexual orientation development and risk of childhood maltreatment and suicide attempts in women
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:511-21. 2009
    ..Implications for services, interventions, and further research to address maltreatment disparities for sexual minorities are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimates of alcohol use and clinical treatment needs among homosexually active men and women in the U.S. population
    S D Cochran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:1062-71. 2000
    ..Findings suggest higher risk for alcohol-related problems among lesbians as compared with other women, perhaps because of a more common pattern of moderate alcohol consumption...
  25. pmc The changing landscape for the elimination of racial/ethnic health status disparities
    Bailus Walker
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:506-21. 2004
    ..These factors underscore the importance of adopting and maintaining a perspective on health disparities that encompasses a broad array of health determinants...
  26. ncbi request reprint Drug use, drug severity, and help-seeking behaviors of lesbian and bisexual women
    Heather L Corliss
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:556-68. 2006
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