RICARDO F MUNOZ

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Interpreting the outcomes of automated internet-based randomized trials: example of an International Smoking Cessation Study
    Yan Leykin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e5. 2012
  2. pmc Understanding attrition from international Internet health interventions: a step towards global eHealth
    Adam W A Geraghty
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Health Promot Int 28:442-52. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Major depression can be prevented
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am Psychol 67:285-95. 2012
  4. pmc From online randomized controlled trials to participant preference studies: morphing the San Francisco Stop Smoking site into a worldwide smoking cessation resource
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Internet World Health Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e64. 2012
  5. pmc Using evidence-based internet interventions to reduce health disparities worldwide
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 12:e60. 2010
  6. pmc International Spanish/English Internet smoking cessation trial yields 20% abstinence rates at 1 year
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, Latino Mental Health Research Program, and Internet World Health Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1025-34. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Prevention of major depression
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:181-212. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Viva George Albee!
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 7M, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:41-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Toward evidence-based interventions for diverse populations: The San Francisco General Hospital prevention and treatment manuals
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:790-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Toward evidence-based Internet interventions: A Spanish/English Web site for international smoking cessation trials
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:77-87. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Interpreting the outcomes of automated internet-based randomized trials: example of an International Smoking Cessation Study
    Yan Leykin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e5. 2012
    ..Internet interventions have been shown to reduce smoking rates successfully. However, improved methods of evaluating effectiveness need to be developed for large-scale Internet intervention trials...
  2. pmc Understanding attrition from international Internet health interventions: a step towards global eHealth
    Adam W A Geraghty
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Health Promot Int 28:442-52. 2013
    ..In fully automated trials, targeting the predictors we identify may reduce attrition, a necessary precursor to effective behavioral Internet interventions that can be accessed globally...
  3. doi request reprint Major depression can be prevented
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am Psychol 67:285-95. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc From online randomized controlled trials to participant preference studies: morphing the San Francisco Stop Smoking site into a worldwide smoking cessation resource
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Internet World Health Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e64. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Using evidence-based internet interventions to reduce health disparities worldwide
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 12:e60. 2010
    ..This approach to expanding health service delivery will significantly contribute to a reduction of health disparities worldwide, adding to the often-quoted slogan, "Think globally, act locally," a third line: "Share globally."..
  6. pmc International Spanish/English Internet smoking cessation trial yields 20% abstinence rates at 1 year
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, Latino Mental Health Research Program, and Internet World Health Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1025-34. 2009
    ..Evidence-based Internet interventions with comparable abstinence rates could be a powerful global tool to reduce tobacco-related morbidity and mortality...
  7. doi request reprint Prevention of major depression
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:181-212. 2010
    ..We also list the randomized controlled prevention trials that have been carried out to date and discuss the need for prevention interventions that go beyond the limits of traditional face-to-face interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Viva George Albee!
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 7M, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:41-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Toward evidence-based interventions for diverse populations: The San Francisco General Hospital prevention and treatment manuals
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:790-9. 2005
    ..Independent research teams in multi-site national and international clinical trials have evaluated many of these manuals with encouraging results...
  10. ncbi request reprint Toward evidence-based Internet interventions: A Spanish/English Web site for international smoking cessation trials
    RICARDO F MUNOZ
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:77-87. 2006
    ..Smokers with past (but not current) MDEs tended to be the most likely to abstain and those with current MDEs the least likely. This trend reached significance in studies 1 and 4...
  11. pmc Using extended cognitive behavioral treatment and medication to treat dependent smokers
    Sharon M Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2349-56. 2011
    ..We evaluated smoking-cessation efficacy of an extended course of sustained-release bupropion (bupropion SR) and cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT)...
  12. pmc Older versus younger treatment-seeking smokers: differences in smoking behavior, drug and alcohol use, and psychosocial and physical functioning
    Sharon M Hall
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:463-70. 2008
    ..Implications for the assessment and treatment of older adults are discussed...
  13. pmc Selection of intervention components in an internet stop smoking participant preference trial: beyond randomized controlled trials
    Stephen M Schueller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 205:159-64. 2013
    ..This suggests that providing the ability to customize previously validated resources may be a successful way to widely disseminate interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Belief about drug assignment and abstinence in treatment of cigarette smoking using nortriptyline
    Sharon M Hall
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:467-71. 2007
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  15. pmc Extended treatment of older cigarette smokers
    Sharon M Hall
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Addiction 104:1043-52. 2009
    ..The aims of the present study were to determine the efficacy of extended cognitive behavioral and pharmacological interventions in smokers > or = 50 years of age, and to determine if gender differences in efficacy existed...
  16. doi request reprint Factor structure of the CES-D in a sample of Spanish- and English-speaking smokers on the Internet
    Yan Leykin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
    Psychiatry Res 185:269-74. 2011
    ..The meaning of instruments and depressive symptoms may therefore vary across cultural and linguistic contexts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influences of mood, depression history, and treatment modality on outcomes in smoking cessation
    Amie L Haas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94304, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:563-70. 2004
    ..The study replicated results reported by R. A. Brown et al. (2001) and expanded upon them by evaluating the differential contribution of poor mood on cessation outcomes relative to MDD history...
  18. doi request reprint Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Spanish: culture-sensitive manualized treatment in practice
    Adrian Aguilera
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:857-67. 2010
    ..Last, they demonstrated how technological advances integrate with culture-sensitive, evidence-based treatments to better serve this population and reduce disparities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Extended nortriptyline and psychological treatment for cigarette smoking
    Sharon M Hall
    University of California San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, Box 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2100-7. 2004
    ..Using a chronic disease model of smoking, the authors undertook a study to determine the effects of long-term antidepressant and psychological treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of relative social position and absolute community resources on depression and obesity among smokers
    Adrian Aguilera
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:211-6. 2012
    ..Higher individual education most consistently predicted positive health outcomes, making it a potentially powerful target to reduce health disparities...
  21. doi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of abstinence-specific social support and smoking cessation
    Dawn Lawhon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 28:465-72. 2009
    ..2) To describe time-related changes in abstinence-specific support, including how support provided during middle and later phases of the quitting process is associated with treatment outcome...
  22. pmc Physical activity as a strategy for maintaining tobacco abstinence: a randomized trial
    Judith J Prochaska
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Avenue, Box TRC 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Prev Med 47:215-20. 2008
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  23. pmc Global reach of an Internet smoking cessation intervention among Spanish- and English-speaking smokers from 157 countries
    ALINNE Z BARRERA
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 7M, Box 0852, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:927-40. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Internet interventions for improving psychological well-being in psycho-oncology: review and recommendations
    Yan Leykin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 21:1016-25. 2012
    ..This review examines the potential for Internet interventions to help fill treatment gaps in psychosocial oncology and presents evidence regarding the likely utility of Internet interventions for cancer patients...
  25. pmc Are consumers of Internet health information "cyberchondriacs"? Characteristics of 24,965 users of a depression screening site
    Yan Leykin
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:71-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the prevalence of major depression among English-speaking individuals worldwide looking for information on depression online...
  26. pmc Impact of a prenatal cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention on salivary cortisol levels in low-income mothers and their infants
    Guido G Urizar
    California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:1480-94. 2011
    ..01). These results suggest that prenatal CBSM interventions may be efficacious in regulating biological markers of stress among mothers and their infants, thereby decreasing their risk for developing health complications over time...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevention of depression: the state of the science at the beginning of the 21st Century
    ALINNE Z BARRERA
    University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:655-70. 2007
    ..This review concludes with suggestions for the future direction of depression prevention research...
  28. pmc Infant formula, tea, and water supplementation of latino infants at 4-6 weeks postpartum
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Hum Lact 27:122-30. 2011
    ..3-2.9), and infant formula use (relative risk, 1.3; 95% confidence interval, 1.1-1.6). Early supplementation with water or teas and infant formulas should be discouraged in Latinos, given the high frequency observed in this population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychological intervention and antidepressant treatment in smoking cessation
    Sharon M Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0984, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:930-6. 2002
    ..This study compared both drugs with placebo. It also examined the efficacy of these 2 drugs and placebo with and without psychological intervention...
  30. pmc Automated e-mail messaging as a tool for improving quit rates in an internet smoking cessation intervention
    Leslie Lenert
    Department of Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:235-40. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether an automated e-mail messaging system that sent individually timed educational messages (ITEMs) increased the effectiveness of an Internet smoking cessation intervention...
  31. doi request reprint Using Google AdWords for international multilingual recruitment to health research websites
    Margaret S Gross
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e18. 2014
    ..However, the performance of Google AdWords varies considerably depending on the language and the location of the target audience...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal factors and perinatal depressive symptomatology in a low-income Latina sample
    Manuela A Diaz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:328-36. 2007
    ..These findings also have implications for targeting social support and marital quality in preventive interventions for perinatal depression in Latinas...
  33. doi request reprint Keywords to recruit spanish- and english-speaking participants: evidence from an online postpartum depression randomized controlled trial
    ALINNE Z BARRERA
    Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e6. 2014
    ..Currently, there is a dearth of information on the behind-the-scenes process to setting up successful online recruitment tools...

Research Grants1

  1. MAMAS Y BEBES: PREVENTION INTERVENTION DEVELOPMENT
    Ricardo Munoz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Effect sizes on changes in depressive symptoms and their cognitive and behavioral mediators will be obtained for power calculations for the randomized trials. ..