Victoria D Ojeda

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint U.S. drug use and migration experiences of Mexican female sex workers who are injection drug users
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 10111 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:1733-49. 2012
  2. pmc A qualitative view of drug use behaviors of Mexican male injection drug users deported from the United States
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 10111 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    J Urban Health 88:104-17. 2011
  3. pmc Circular migration by Mexican female sex workers who are injection drug users: implications for HIV in Mexican sending communities
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, Institute of the Americas, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:107-15. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender, race-ethnicity, and psychosocial barriers to mental health care: an examination of perceptions and attitudes among adults reporting unmet need
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:317-34. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Mental illness, nativity, gender and labor supply
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, Institute of the Americas, 10111 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Health Econ 19:396-421. 2010
  6. pmc The influence of perceived risk to health and immigration-related characteristics on substance use among Latino and other immigrants
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:862-8. 2008
  7. pmc Correlates and contexts of US injection drug initiation among undocumented Mexican migrant men who were deported from the United States
    Angela M Robertson
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, 92093 0507, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1670-80. 2012
  8. pmc Deportation experiences of women who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico
    Angela M Robertson
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0507, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:499-510. 2012
  9. pmc Differential effects of migration and deportation on HIV infection among male and female injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2690. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Assessing needs for mental health and other services among transition-age youths, parents, and providers
    Todd P Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:338-42. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint U.S. drug use and migration experiences of Mexican female sex workers who are injection drug users
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 10111 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:1733-49. 2012
    ..To describe U.S.-based drug/sex behaviors and correlates of lifetime U.S. drug use by Mexican female sex workers who inject drugs (FSW-IDUs)...
  2. pmc A qualitative view of drug use behaviors of Mexican male injection drug users deported from the United States
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 10111 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    J Urban Health 88:104-17. 2011
    ..The health status and health behaviors of deportees are likely to impact receiving Mexican communities. Programs that address health, social, and economic issues may aid deportees in resettling in Mexico...
  3. pmc Circular migration by Mexican female sex workers who are injection drug users: implications for HIV in Mexican sending communities
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, Institute of the Americas, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:107-15. 2012
    ..Circular migrant FSW-IDUs exhibit multiple HIV risks and opportunities for bridging populations. Regular HIV testing and treatment and access to substance use services is critical for FSW-IDUs and their sexual/drug-using contacts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender, race-ethnicity, and psychosocial barriers to mental health care: an examination of perceptions and attitudes among adults reporting unmet need
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:317-34. 2008
    ..Future research should examine the relationships among social status, help-seeking behaviors, and attitudes toward mental health care...
  5. doi request reprint Mental illness, nativity, gender and labor supply
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Division of Global Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, Institute of the Americas, 10111 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Health Econ 19:396-421. 2010
    ..Results did not change using IV models for MI. Most persons with MI work, yet symptom severity reduces labor supply among natives especially. Immigrants' labor supply is less affected by MI...
  6. pmc The influence of perceived risk to health and immigration-related characteristics on substance use among Latino and other immigrants
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:862-8. 2008
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  7. pmc Correlates and contexts of US injection drug initiation among undocumented Mexican migrant men who were deported from the United States
    Angela M Robertson
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, 92093 0507, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1670-80. 2012
    ..HIV prevention programs may prevent/delay US injection initiation by addressing socio-economic and migration-related stressors experienced by undocumented migrants...
  8. pmc Deportation experiences of women who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico
    Angela M Robertson
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0507, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:499-510. 2012
    ..Binational coordination is needed to help deported women resettle in Mexico...
  9. pmc Differential effects of migration and deportation on HIV infection among male and female injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2690. 2008
    ..Future studies are needed to elucidate the context of mobility and HIV acquisition in this region, and whether US immigration policies adversely affect HIV risk...
  10. doi request reprint Assessing needs for mental health and other services among transition-age youths, parents, and providers
    Todd P Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:338-42. 2012
    ..This qualitative study assessed the needs for mental health and other services among transition-age youths who were receiving services in youth-specific programs...
  11. pmc Influences of cross-border mobility on tuberculosis diagnoses and treatment interruption among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Robert Deiss
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1491-5. 2009
    ..We sought to identify correlates of reported lifetime diagnoses of TB among injection drug users in the border city of Tijuana, Mexico...
  12. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of abuse experiences and depression symptoms among injection drug-using female sex workers in Mexico
    Monica D Ulibarri
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0849, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2013:631479. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest the need for integrated mental health and drug abuse services for FSW-IDUs addressing history of trauma as well as for further research on violence revictimization in the context of sex work in Mexico...
  13. pmc Reducing harm from HIV/AIDS misconceptions among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico: A cross sectional analysis
    Angela M Robertson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0680, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Harm Reduct J 9:35. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  14. pmc Cross-border drug injection relationships among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
    Karla D Wagner
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0507, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:236-41. 2011
    ..Among drug users, mobility increases risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in part through its effects on the social environment. However, the social dynamics of drug users living in border regions are understudied...
  15. pmc Correlates of early versus later initiation into sex work in two Mexico-U.S. border cities
    Oralia Loza
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:37-44. 2010
    ..To examine correlates of early initiation into sex work in two Mexico-U.S. border cities...
  16. pmc Adherence to antipsychotics among Latinos and Asians with schizophrenia and limited English proficiency
    Todd P Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:175-82. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Access to public mental health services among older adults with severe mental illness
    Todd P Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:313-8. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc Male injection drug users try new drugs following U.S. deportation to Tijuana, Mexico
    Angela M Robertson
    Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Institute of the Americas, 10111 N Torrey Pines Road, Mail Code 0507, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 120:142-8. 2012
    ..Changing drug use behaviors following deportation, including the use of new drugs, may increase HIV risk but are understudied. We identify correlates of trying new drugs following male IDUs' most recent U.S. deportation to Mexico...
  19. doi request reprint Change in mental health service use after offering youth-specific versus adult programs to transition-age youths
    Todd P Gilmer
    Division of Health Policy in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:592-6. 2012
    ..This study examined changes in service use associated with providing age-specific services for youths in their transitional years, ages 18–24...
  20. ncbi request reprint Costs of community-based public mental health services for older adults: variations related to age and diagnosis
    Todd Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1121-6. 2006
    ..This study examined use and costs of mental health services among older adults in San Diego County in order to determine how expenditures and modes of service varied by age cohort and psychiatric diagnosis...
  21. pmc Social support and recovery among Mexican female sex workers who inject drugs
    Sarah P Hiller
    Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Institute of the Americas, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:44-54. 2013
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Trends in use of antipsychotics and mood stabilizers among Medicaid beneficiaries with bipolar disorder, 2001-2004
    Colin Depp
    Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1169-74. 2008
    ..This study examined longitudinal trends in the use of mood stabilizers and antipsychotics for treatment of bipolar disorder in a large public mental health system and whether trends differed by age, gender, and race-ethnicity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Initiation and use of public mental health services by persons with severe mental illness and limited english proficiency
    Todd P Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1555-62. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Gender and racial/ethnic differences in use of outpatient mental health and substance use services by depressed adults
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Q 77:211-22. 2006
    ..Other vulnerable populations include older adults especially, men, and men in poor health...
  25. pmc Health insurance coverage for vulnerable populations: contrasting Asian Americans and Latinos in the United States
    Margarita Alegria
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Inquiry 43:231-54. 2006
    ..Potential explanations include the type of occupations available to Latinos and Asians, reforms in immigration laws, length of time in the United States, and regional differences in safety-net coverage. Policy implications are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap: parents' citizenship as predictor of Latino children's health insurance
    Victoria D Ojeda
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:555-75. 2005
    ..Latino children are more likely to have health insurance if they have at least one citizen parent. Continued and varied efforts are needed to promote coverage among U.S.-born Latino children...