A N Ortega

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder among Hispanic Vietnam veterans
    A N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale Univesity, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:615-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceived access to pediatric primary care by insurance status and race
    A N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Community Health 25:481-93. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:220-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A childhood asthma severity scale: symptoms, medications, and health care visits
    A N Ortega
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:405-13. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of health services by insurance status among children with asthma
    A N Ortega
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Med Care 39:1065-74. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E1. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reliance, mental health need, and the use of mental healthcare among island Puerto Ricans
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:131-40. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental and physical health and acculturation among Hispanic Vietnam Veterans
    A N Ortega
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Mil Med 166:894-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Hispanic client-case manager matching: differences in outcomes and service use in a program for homeless persons with severe mental illness
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:315-23. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma, chronic illness, and psychiatric disorders
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:275-81. 2002

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder among Hispanic Vietnam veterans
    A N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale Univesity, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:615-9. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Hispanics who served in the Vietnam War...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceived access to pediatric primary care by insurance status and race
    A N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Community Health 25:481-93. 2000
    ..Future studies should focus on improving patient interactions with clinic personnel to ensure that access to provisions of care are understood by all consumers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:220-6. 2003
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  4. ncbi request reprint A childhood asthma severity scale: symptoms, medications, and health care visits
    A N Ortega
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:405-13. 2001
    ..Although there are current measures to evaluate childhood asthma severity for clinical diagnosis and treatment, there is no standard valid measure to evaluate childhood asthma severity for large-scale epidemiologic studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of health services by insurance status among children with asthma
    A N Ortega
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Med Care 39:1065-74. 2001
    ..These factors were explored as independent predictors of health care utilization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of site of care, race, and Hispanic ethnicity on medication use for childhood asthma
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E1. 2002
    ..To understand the importance of source of care and other factors that influence differences in asthma medication use by race and Hispanic ethnicity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reliance, mental health need, and the use of mental healthcare among island Puerto Ricans
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:131-40. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that self-reliance is a significant and robust predictor of mental healthcare utilization among Puerto Ricans living in low-income areas of the island...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental and physical health and acculturation among Hispanic Vietnam Veterans
    A N Ortega
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Mil Med 166:894-7. 2001
    ..Hispanics who have been through an intensive assimilating experience, such as being in the military, appear to have health outcomes similar to whites...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hispanic client-case manager matching: differences in outcomes and service use in a program for homeless persons with severe mental illness
    Alexander N Ortega
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:315-23. 2002
    ..These results do not support the hypothesis that ethnic and racial matching improves outcomes or service use. Several explanations are offered for the results...
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma, chronic illness, and psychiatric disorders
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:275-81. 2002
    ..These results call for more mechanistic research that explores the specific relations between childhood anxiety disorder and asthma and between affective disorder and other pediatric chronic illnesses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pediatric asthma among minority populations
    A N Ortega
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 12:579-83. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2354-60. 2007
    ..We compared access to health care, use of services, and health care experiences for Mexicans and other Latinos by citizenship and immigrant authorization status...
  13. ncbi request reprint Asthma disparities in the prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of Latino children
    Glorisa Canino
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical School San Juan, Puerto Rica
    Soc Sci Med 63:2926-37. 2006
    ..Finally, several suggestions for future research examining determinants that account for asthma disparities are examined...
  14. pmc Comorbidity between asthma attacks and internalizing disorders among Puerto Rican children at one-year follow-up
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva Univ, Rousso Building, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:333-9. 2006
    ..These findings show that the association between internalizing disorders and asthma attacks was replicated 1 year later in the same sample...
  15. ncbi request reprint Denial and its association with mental health care use: a study of island Puerto Ricans
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:320-31. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Parental mental health, childhood psychiatric disorders, and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youth
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:308-15. 2004
    ..This study aims to determine whether the associations between parental mental health problems and childhood asthma attacks persist after controlling for childhood anxiety and depression and other confounding factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hispanic healthcare disparities: challenging the myth of a monolithic Hispanic population
    Robin M Weinick
    Office of Performance Accountability, Resources, and Technology, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 42:313-20. 2004
    ..We examine the association between use of healthcare services and Hispanic Americans'country of ancestry or origin, language of interview, and length of time lived in the United States...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression in Puerto Rican children
    Alexander N Ortega
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:93-9. 2004
    ..Possible explanations for the findings are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in use of specialty mental health services among Latinos, African Americans, and non-Latino whites
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance, 120 Beacon Street Fourth Floor, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1547-55. 2002
    ..The authors investigated whether there are disparities in the rates of specialty mental health care for Latinos and African Americans compared with non-Latino whites in the United States...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oral health and use of dental services among Hispanics
    Denice C L Stewart
    School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, 611 SW Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:84-91. 2002
    ..This study examined factors related to oral health and dental service use among Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, and Puerto Ricans from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84 (HHANES)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Unmet mental health need and access to services for children with special health care needs and their families
    Moira Inkelas
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:431-8. 2007
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  22. doi request reprint Race/ethnicity, language, and asthma care: findings from a 4-state survey
    Moira Inkelas
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:120-7. 2008
    ..Latino and African American children have poorer asthma control than non-Latino white children, but few studies examine the association among race/ethnicity, language, and specific processes of asthma care...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Persistence of mental health service use among Latino children: a clinical and community study
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services and Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:353-62. 2007
    ..In multivariate analyses, persistence was associated in both the clinical and community samples with a measure of school functioning but not with diagnosis, impairment, or parental concerns about the child's behavior...
  25. pmc Co-occurrence of mental and physical illness in US Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Dept of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:927-34. 2006
    ..We examined the co-occurrence of anxiety and depression with prevalent physical chronic illnesses in a representative sample of Latinos with national origins from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and other Latin American countries...
  26. ncbi request reprint Having issues with parental psychopathology and children's mental health risk and service use
    Alexander N Ortega
    Med Care 41:702-5. 2003
  27. pmc Lifetime and 12-month intermittent explosive disorder in Latinos
    Alexander N Ortega
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:133-9. 2008
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