Ligia M Chavez
Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico
- Measurement properties of the Adolescent Quality of Life Mental Health Scale (AQOL-MHS)Ligia M Chavez
University of Puerto Rico MSC, San Juan, PR, USA
Qual Life Res 23:1327-35. 2014..Participants were recruited in Puerto Rico to have one of five prevalent mental health disorders. The initial instrument development was achieved through a grounded theory approach with the use of focus groups and in-depth interviews...
- Starting from scratch: the development of the Adolescent Quality of Life-Mental Health Scale (AQOL-MHS)Ligia Chavez
Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, 00936 5067, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 36:465-79. 2012....
- Ethnic differences in perceived impairment and need for careLigia M Chavez
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:1165-77. 2010..At higher severity, vignettes with Anglo names were judged to need service more than vignettes with Latino names, despite the same judged levels of impairment. Results are discussed in the light of the unmet need for Latinos...
- The Spanish translation and cultural adaptation of five mental health outcome measuresLeida E Matías-Carrelo
Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Cult Med Psychiatry 27:291-313. 2003..Various steps were taken to achieve equivalence in these dimensions, including the use of a bilingual committee, a multi-national bilingual committee, back-translation, and focus groups with mental health patients and their relatives...
- Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of two mental health outcome measures: World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II and Lehman's Quality Of Life InterviewLigia M Chavez
Behavioral Sciences Research Institute Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Ment Health Serv Res 7:145-59. 2005..The Spanish versions of the WHO-DASII and the QOLI lend support to the translation and adaptation process to which these instruments were subjected...
- Prevalence and factors associated to sexual behavior in Puerto Rican adolescentsJosé R Pando
Department of Obstetric and Gynecology and Behavioral Science Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan
P R Health Sci J 26:355-66. 2007..Older adolescents are more likely to engage in ASR-I and parent-child relationships emerged as a highly relevant predictor of adolescent sexual behavior. The high correspondence between ASR-I and RSB has important clinical implications...
- Methodological challenges in assessing children's mental health services utilizationGlorisa Canino
Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
Ment Health Serv Res 4:97-107. 2002..Moderate sensitivity was obtained for last year use of mental health services for both parent and child informants...