Affiliation: University of California
- Depression prevalence in disadvantaged young black women--African and Caribbean immigrants compared to US-born African AmericansJeanne Miranda
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA Wilshire Center, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, 957082, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:253-8. 2005..S.-born Mexican Americans. We examine the prevalence of depression, somatization, alcohol use and drug use among black American women, comparing rates of disorders among U. S.-born, Caribbean-born, and African-born subsamples...
- Mental health in the context of health disparitiesJeanne Miranda
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 300, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Am J Psychiatry 165:1102-8. 2008
- Effects of primary care depression treatment on minority patients' clinical status and employmentJeanne Miranda
Health Services Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute, 90024, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:827-34. 2004..The response of ethnic minorities to mental health care is largely unstudied...
- State of the science on psychosocial interventions for ethnic minoritiesJeanne Miranda
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:113-42. 2005
- Development of a patient-report measure of psychotherapy for depressionJeanne Miranda
UCLA NPI Health Services Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 37:245-53. 2010..Our results suggest that a patient questionnaire is a promising approach for assessing psychotherapy in quality improvement interventions...
- Disparities in care for depression among primary care patientsJeanne Miranda
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Department of Biobhavioral Services, Los Angeles, Calif 90024, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:120-6. 2004..Ethnic minorities traditionally receive less care for depression than do white populations; we examine ethnic minority care for depression in a large cross-national primary care sample...
- Including ethnic minorities in mental health intervention research: a practical approach to a long-standing problemJeanne Miranda
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 7082, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 27:467-86. 2003..We call for theory-driven research focused on mental health disparities that has the potential for understanding disparities and improving outcomes for ethnic minority populations...
- Treating depression in predominantly low-income young minority women: a randomized controlled trialJeanne Miranda
Health Services Research Center, University of California at Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute, CA 90024, USA
JAMA 290:57-65. 2003..Little is known about the effectiveness of guideline-based care for depression with impoverished minority women, most of whom do not seek care...
- Gender issues and socially disadvantaged womenJeanne Miranda
Health Servies Research Center, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90024 6505, USA
Ment Health Serv Res 4:249-53. 2002..Further, the role of mental health care for parents as it affects child outcomes is important but currently not well studied. In particular, care for disadvantaged young women is an area in need of further research...
- Ethnic minoritiesJeanne Miranda
Health Services Research Center, 10920 Wilshire Blvd Suite 300 Los Angeles, California 90024 6505, USA
Ment Health Serv Res 4:231-7. 2002..Barriers to care include lack of insurance, few minority providers' racism, and distrust of care providers. A priority in research is identifying practice interventions and policies that could eliminate disparities in care...
- Research on reducing burden of affective disorders for special populations: introduction and general recommendationJeanne Miranda
Health Services Research Center, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90024 6505, USA
Ment Health Serv Res 4:223-4. 2002..Studying effectiveness of interventions and the efficiency of delivery systems are priorities for special popultions...
- Treatment of depression among impoverished primary care patients from ethnic minority groupsJeanne Miranda
San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:219-25. 2003....
- Depression among Latina immigrant mothers separated from their childrenJeanne Miranda
Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:717-20. 2005..This study examined whether immigrant Latinas who were separated from their children differed in rates of probable major depression from those who lived with their children and from those who did not have any children...
- Mental health care preferences among low-income and minority womenErum Nadeem
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 6505, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 11:93-102. 2008..58, p < 0.001). Finally, being in mental health treatment was related to increased odds of endorsing medication (OR = 3.88, p < 0.001) and individual counseling (OR = 2.29, p = 0.001)...
- Perceived need for care among low-income immigrant and U.S.-born black and Latina women with depressionErum Nadeem
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:369-75. 2009..To examine perceived need for care for mental health problems as a possible contributor to ethnic disparities in receiving care among low-income depressed women...
- Disparities in depression treatment for Latinos and site of careIsabel T Lagomasino
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 4100, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:1517-23. 2005..This study examined the impact of patient characteristics and source of care on differences between whites and Latinos in use and quality of depression treatment in managed primary care settings...
- Racial and ethnic disparities in detection and treatment of depression and anxiety among psychiatric and primary health care visits, 1995-2005Susan E Stockdale
UCLA Semel Institute Health Services Research Center Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Med Care 46:668-77. 2008..Also, whether disparities exist mainly in psychiatric settings or primary health care settings is unknown...
- One-year outcomes of a randomized clinical trial treating depression in low-income minority womenJeanne Miranda
Health Services Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 6505, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:99-111. 2006..1% assigned to community referral were no longer clinically depressed. These findings suggest that both antidepressant medications and CBT result in clinically significant decreases in depression for low-income minority women...
- Bridging community intervention and mental health services researchKenneth Wells
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Am J Psychiatry 161:955-63. 2004..This article explores the potential of community intervention perspectives for increasing the relevance, reach, and public health impact of mental health services research...
- Does stigma keep poor young immigrant and U.S.-born Black and Latina women from seeking mental health care?Erum Nadeem
Health Services Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1547-54. 2007..This study examined the extent to which stigma-related concerns about mental health care account for the underuse of mental health services among low-income immigrant and U.S.-born black and Latina women...
- How quality improvement interventions for depression affect stigma concerns over time: a nine-year follow-up studyRuth Klap
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Psychiatr Serv 60:258-61. 2009..This study examined the long-term impact on stigma concerns of two quality improvement (QI) interventions for depression in primary care...
- Overcoming barriers to reducing the burden of affective disordersKenneth B Wells
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Biol Psychiatry 52:655-75. 2002..We review the literature, identify key gaps, and recommend new research to guide national efforts to reduce the burden of affective disorders...
- The organizational social context of mental health services and clinician attitudes toward evidence-based practice: a United States national studyGregory A Aarons
University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 9500 Gilman Drive 0812, La Jolla, CA 92093 0812, USA
Implement Sci 7:56. 2012..We examined the association of clinician attitudes toward evidence-based practice with organizational culture, climate, and other characteristics in a nationally representative sample of mental health organizations in the United States...
- Racial-ethnic composition of provider practices and disparities in treatment of depression and anxiety, 2003-2007Isabel T Lagomasino
Department of Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Psychiatr Serv 62:1019-25. 2011..This study explored whether racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of depression and anxiety are associated with provider-level factors...
- Seeking community input to improve implementation of a lifestyle modification programCristina Punzalan
UCLA NPI Health Services Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Ethn Dis 16:S79-88. 2006..The purpose of this focus-group study was to guide our adaptation of an evidence-based lifestyle intervention and implementation of the Community-Based Lifestyle Balance program (CLSB)...
- The cumulative effects of quality improvement for depression on outcome disparities over 9 years: results from a randomized, controlled group-level trialKenneth B Wells
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Med Care 45:1052-9. 2007..Quality improvement (QI) programs for depression can improve outcomes of care and reduce outcome disparities; but cumulative effects on mental health outcome disparities have seldom been evaluated...
- Recruitment strategies and costs associated with community-based research in a Mexican-origin populationCarolyn A Mendez-Luck
Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles 90095, USA
Gerontologist 51:S94-105. 2011..We reviewed study documents using case study methodology to categorize recruitment methods, examine community partnerships, and calculate study costs...
- Using a community partnered participatory research approach to implement a randomized controlled trial: planning community partners in careBowen Chung
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90509, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:780-95. 2010....
- Evaluation of the Brief Problem Checklist: child and caregiver interviews to measure clinical progressBruce F Chorpita
Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 78:526-36. 2010..To support ongoing monitoring of child response during treatment, we sought to develop a brief, easily administered, clinically relevant, and psychometrically sound measure...
- Five-year impact of quality improvement for depression: results of a group-level randomized controlled trialKenneth Wells
Health Program, RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:378-86. 2004..Quality improvement (QI) programs for depressed primary care patients can improve health outcomes for 6 to 28 months; effects for longer than 28 months are unknown...
- Building an academic-community partnered network for clinical services research: the Community Health Improvement Collaborative (CHIC)Kenneth B Wells
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, USA
Ethn Dis 16:S3-17. 2006....
- Cost-effectiveness of quality improvement programs for patients with subthreshold depression or depressive disorderKenneth B Wells
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1269-78. 2007..This study explored the cost-effectiveness of quality-improvement interventions for depression in primary care, relative to usual care, among patients with subthreshold depression or depressive disorder...
- Partnering with community-based organizations: an academic institution's evolving perspectiveKeith C Norris
Department of Medicine, Charles R Drew University, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
Ethn Dis 17:S27-32. 2007..Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is ideally a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings...
- An ethnographic study of implementation of evidence-based treatments in child mental health: first stepsLawrence A Palinkas
School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
Psychiatr Serv 59:738-46. 2008..The experiences of clinicians in regard to initial and long-term intention to use evidence-based treatments were examined in order to better understand factors involved in implementation of innovative treatments...
- Depressive symptoms and their social contexts: a qualitative systematic literature review of contextual interventionsLaura Gottlieb
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California, San Francisco, Center for Health and Community, USA
Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:402-17. 2011..Numerous observational studies demonstrate associations between social context and depressive symptoms, yet few intervention trials exist in this arena...
- TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN DISADVANTAGED GYNECOLOGY PATIMartha Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally. they will examine the cost-effectiveness of the two treatments, with outcomes including both depressive symptomalogy and functional status. ..
- Clinical Implications of Depression-Based StigmaMartha Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2005..Within each of the aims, we will explore the extent to which the findings vary by ethnicity. ..