Dara Sorkin

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unidas por la Vida (United for Life): implementing a culturally-tailored, community-based, family-oriented lifestyle intervention
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine, CA 92617, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:116-38. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Dietary behaviors of a racially and ethnically diverse sample of overweight and obese Californians
    Dara H Sorkin
    University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:737-44. 2012
  3. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in exercise and dietary behaviors of middle-aged and older adults
    Kristin J August
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine, 100 Theory, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92617, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:245-50. 2011
  4. pmc Assessing the mental health needs and barriers to care among a diverse sample of Asian American older adults
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:595-602. 2011
  5. pmc Underdiagnosed and undertreated depression among racially/ethnically diverse patients with type 2 diabetes
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:598-600. 2011
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic discrimination in health care: impact on perceived quality of care
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and the Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 100 Theory, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:390-6. 2010
  7. pmc Predicting changes in older adults' interpersonal control strivings
    Dara H Sorkin
    Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 69:159-80. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in the mental health needs and access to care of older adults in california
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Universityof California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2311-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Loneliness, lack of emotional support, lack of companionship, and the likelihood of having a heart condition in an elderly sample
    Dara Sorkin
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine 92697 7085, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:290-8. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Dealing with negative social exchanges in later life: coping responses, goals, and effectiveness
    Dara H Sorkin
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 8500, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:715-25. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Unidas por la Vida (United for Life): implementing a culturally-tailored, community-based, family-oriented lifestyle intervention
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine, CA 92617, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:116-38. 2013
    ..The program leverages community resources in a partnership between primary care and community-based organizations. This paper describes the program's implementation, lessons learned, and implications for sustainability...
  2. doi request reprint Dietary behaviors of a racially and ethnically diverse sample of overweight and obese Californians
    Dara H Sorkin
    University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:737-44. 2012
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in the dietary behaviors of overweight or obese adults using the 2007 California Health Interview Survey...
  3. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in exercise and dietary behaviors of middle-aged and older adults
    Kristin J August
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine, 100 Theory, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92617, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:245-50. 2011
    ..Studies to date have not compared whether there are health behavior differences in exercise and dietary behaviors among middle-age and older adults in the four largest racial/ethnic categories...
  4. pmc Assessing the mental health needs and barriers to care among a diverse sample of Asian American older adults
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:595-602. 2011
    ..Yet, little is known about the mental health needs of older adults from various Asian subgroups compared to non-Hispanic whites...
  5. pmc Underdiagnosed and undertreated depression among racially/ethnically diverse patients with type 2 diabetes
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:598-600. 2011
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of depressive symptoms and in provider recognition of depression among Latino, Asian, and non-Hispanic white patients with type 2 diabetes...
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic discrimination in health care: impact on perceived quality of care
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and the Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 100 Theory, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:390-6. 2010
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities are more likely to report receipt of lower quality of health care; however, the mediators of such patient reports are not known...
  7. pmc Predicting changes in older adults' interpersonal control strivings
    Dara H Sorkin
    Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 69:159-80. 2009
    ..Features of the social environment, therefore, may interact with personal resources to influence interpersonal control strivings in later life...
  8. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in the mental health needs and access to care of older adults in california
    Dara H Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Universityof California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2311-7. 2009
    ..Innovative clinical and systemic strategies are needed to better identify individuals at risk and to provide needed services...
  9. ncbi request reprint Loneliness, lack of emotional support, lack of companionship, and the likelihood of having a heart condition in an elderly sample
    Dara Sorkin
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine 92697 7085, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:290-8. 2002
    ..These results underscore the value of examining the specific social deficits that underlie loneliness in investigations of the relation between loneliness and cardiovascular health in later life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dealing with negative social exchanges in later life: coping responses, goals, and effectiveness
    Dara H Sorkin
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 8500, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:715-25. 2006
    ..The results underscore the importance of considering older adults' coping responses and goals when evaluating factors that affect the impact of negative social exchanges on well-being in later life...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal control strivings and vulnerability to negative social exchanges in later life
    Dara H Sorkin
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:555-64. 2004
    ..Thus, complementary control processes play an important role in older adults' vulnerability to negative social exchanges...
  12. doi request reprint Self-reported health status of vietnamese and non-Hispanic white older adults in california
    Dara Sorkin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1543-8. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to better understand why older Vietnamese Americans are at higher risk for worse self-reported health than older white adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fostering social ties through a volunteer role: implications for older-adults' psychological health
    Karen S Rook
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine 92697 7085, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 57:313-37. 2003
    ..Explanations for the limited findings and implications for future research are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surveying minorities with limited-English proficiency: does data collection method affect data quality among Asian Americans?
    Quyen Ngo-Metzger
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, University of California Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Med Care 42:893-900. 2004
    ..Asian Americans are a rapidly growing minority group with large numbers of LEP immigrants...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the SF-36 Health Survey (Version 2) in Older Vietnamese Americans
    Quyen Ngo-Metzger
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, 111 Academy, Suite 220, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Aging Health 20:420-36. 2008
    ..The SF-36((R)) Health Survey (Version 2; SF-36) was evaluated among older Vietnamese Americans to determine whether underlying dimensions of physical and mental health were similar to those of other groups in the United States...
  16. ncbi request reprint Who can respond to treatment? Identifying patient characteristics related to heterogeneity of treatment effects
    Sherrie H Kaplan
    Health Policy Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Med Care 48:S9-16. 2010
    ..Interest in comparative effectiveness research and the rising number of negative or "small effect" trials have stimulated research into differential response to treatment among subgroups of patients...
  17. pmc Providing high-quality care for limited English proficient patients: the importance of language concordance and interpreter use
    Quyen Ngo-Metzger
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and the Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Research, 111 Academy, Suite 220, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:324-30. 2007
    ..Provider-patient language discordance is related to worse quality care for limited English proficient (LEP) patients who speak Spanish. However, little is known about language barriers among LEP Asian-American patients...
  18. pmc Marital status and gender differences in managing a chronic illness: the function of health-related social control
    Kristin J August
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:1831-8. 2010
    ..Findings from this study highlight the importance of marital status and gender differences in social network members' involvement in the management of a chronic illness...
  19. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in indicators of physical health status: do they still exist throughout late life?
    Kristin J August
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2009-15. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Pain, positive and negative social exchanges, and depressive symptomatology in later life
    Shahrzad Mavandadi
    University of Pennsylvania, Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, 3535 Market St, 3005, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Aging Health 19:813-30. 2007
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  21. pmc Understanding the relative importance of positive and negative social exchanges: examining specific domains and appraisals
    Jason T Newsom
    Institute on Aging, P O Box 751, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P304-P312. 2005
    ..This social appraisal process helps explain the disproportionate impact of negative exchanges on psychological health...