Gregory A Talavera
Affiliation: San Diego State University
- Predictors of digital rectal examination in U.S. LatinosGregory A Talavera
Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123 4311, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:36-41. 2002..S. Latino men. Even less is known about the population's subgroup variations. This study assessed predictors of having obtained digital rectal examinations (DREs) among four Latino subgroups...
- Socioeconomic status and stress in Mexican-American women: a multi-method perspectiveLinda C Gallo
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court Suite 105, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
J Behav Med 36:379-88. 2013....
- Socioeconomic status, psychosocial resources and risk, and cardiometabolic risk in Mexican-American womenLinda C Gallo
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
Health Psychol 31:334-42. 2012....
- Anxious-depression among Hispanic/Latinos from different backgrounds: results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)Alvaro Camacho
Departments of Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1669-77. 2015..Anxious-depression is a constellation of symptoms, frequently encountered among patients in primary care centers. There is a need to study how anxious-depression presents among Hispanic/Latinos of different backgrounds...
- Determinants of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening adherence in Mexican-American womenPatricia Gonzalez
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
J Community Health 37:421-33. 2012..A key correlate of cancer screening adherence was adherence to other preventive services. Results underscore the need for continued efforts to ensure that Latinas of all SES levels obtain regular and timely cancer screenings...
- Individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and the metabolic syndrome among low-income Mexican American women living in a border regionKARLA ESPINOSA DE LOS MONTEROS
Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, University ofCalifornia, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1979-86. 2008..We sought to examine the relationships between individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and metabolic syndrome (MetS) risk among a sample of Mexican American women living in the California-Baja California border region...
- Health communication in the Latino community: issues and approachesJohn P Elder
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 30:227-51. 2009..This and other fundamental communication approaches, as well as audience and population characteristics, need to be considered within the context of dynamic and complex societal changes...
- Health-Related Quality of Life Among Cancer Survivors Attending Support GroupsElizabeth A Medeiros
Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct St 110, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
J Cancer Educ 30:421-7. 2015..Future studies may find existing support group settings useful for targeting psychosocial issues for more advanced stage cancer survivors...
- Associations of structural and functional social support with diabetes prevalence in U.S. Hispanics/Latinos: results from the HCHS/SOL Sociocultural Ancillary StudyLinda C Gallo
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 115, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
J Behav Med 38:160-70. 2015..84 and .88, respectively) and newly recognized diabetes prevalence (OR = .84 and .83, respectively). Higher functional and structural social support are associated with lower diabetes prevalence in Hispanics/Latinos...
- Associations of chronic stress burden, perceived stress, and traumatic stress with cardiovascular disease prevalence and risk factors in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary StudyLinda C Gallo
From the Department of Psychology L C G, S C R, A L F and Graduate School of Public Health S F C, G A T, San Diego State University, San Diego, California Departments of Preventive Medicine M R C and Medical Social Sciences F J P, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Departments of Public Policy K P and Biostatistics D S A, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Psychology O B W, N S, University of Miami, Miami, Florida Department of Epidemiology and Population Health S W S, C R I, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Department of Medicine M L D, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois
Psychosom Med 76:468-75. 2014..e., diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and current smoking) in the multisite Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study (2010-2011)...
- Community health partnerships for chronic disease prevention among Latinos: the San Diego Prevention Research CenterJohn P Elder
San Diego Prevention Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
J Prim Prev 34:17-29. 2013..This article describes these principles to help others involved in similar intervention efforts identify the best approach for promoting health in their own communities...
- Colorectal cancer educational intervention targeting latino patients attending a community health centerSheila F Castañeda
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
J Prim Care Community Health 3:164-9. 2012..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a brief, clinic-based intervention by a community health advisor (CHA) would increase CRC knowledge compared with traditional educational methodologies (eg, use of print materials)...
- The role of social support and acculturative stress in health-related quality of life among day laborers in Northern San DiegoHugo Salgado
Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Global Health, San Diego State University of California, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:379-85. 2012..Acculturative stress and social support were not associated with mental health status. Overall, these findings suggest that fostering social support may be an essential strategy for promoting health among Latino male day laborers...
- Colorectal cancer screening among Mexican Americans at a community clinicMonica Yepes-Rios
Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:204-10. 2006..Yet little is known about sociocultural factors associated with CRC screening. This study assessed predictors of three primary CRC tests among low-income Mexican Americans...
- Cultural competence among physicians treating Mexican Americans who have diabetes: a structural modelJoachim O F Reimann
Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92123 4444, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:2195-205. 2004..Community clinic settings also help practitioners gain cultural knowledge. While Latino ethnicity predicted cultural awareness, results also suggest that all physicians can take steps towards increasing their cultural competence...
- Improvement in Depressive Symptoms Among Hispanic/Latinos Receiving a Culturally Tailored IMPACT and Problem-Solving Intervention in a Community Health CenterAlvaro Camacho
Department of Family, Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Community Ment Health J 51:385-92. 2015..Results suggest that a culturally-tailored problem solving approach can significantly reduce depressive symptoms among Hispanic/Latino low-income patients...
- Breast Cancer Cause Beliefs: Chinese, Korean, and Mexican American Breast Cancer SurvivorsPatricia Gonzalez
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
West J Nurs Res 37:1081-99. 2015..Providing quality health care to ethnically diverse cancer survivors requires cultural sensitivity to patients' beliefs about the causes of their cancer and awareness of how beliefs influence patients' health behaviors post diagnosis. ..
- Spiritual well-being and depressive symptoms among cancer survivorsPatricia Gonzalez
Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Ct St 115, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
Support Care Cancer 22:2393-400. 2014..This study examined the association between spiritual well-being and depressive symptoms...
- Predictors of diabetes-specific knowledge and treatment satisfaction among Costa RicansDaniel N Firestone
School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
Diabetes Educ 30:281-92. 2004..Knowledge differences between Costa Ricans and Spanish-speaking US Latinos also were tested. The psychometric viability of a Spanish-language diabetes knowledge and client satisfaction measure with Costa Ricans was reviewed...
- Cardiovascular disease risk factors among Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkersSheila F Castañeda
a Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
J Agromedicine 20:95-104. 2015....
- Redes En Acción. Increasing Hispanic participation in cancer research, training, and awarenessAmelie G Ramirez
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Cancer 107:2023-33. 2006..Redes En Acción has increased participation in cancer control research, training, and awareness among Hispanic scientists and within Hispanic communities. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
- Cancer risk factors among men of diverse Hispanic or Latino originsAmelie G Ramirez
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA
Prev Med 39:263-9. 2004..However, routine risk factor data on Latino groups are lacking. Knowledge of cancer risk prevalence by ethnoregional groups is particularly important for development of effective prevention and control strategies...
- A national agenda for Latino cancer prevention and controlAmelie G Ramirez
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 78230, USA
Cancer 103:2209-15. 2005..The results laid the foundation for a national Redes En Accion Latino cancer agenda, thus providing a useful tool for individuals and organizations engaged in cancer prevention and control efforts among the Hispanic-Latino population...
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care PracticeGregory Talavera; Fiscal Year: 2006..05/4=0.0125). Multivariate analysis will be conducted to investigate variables from our HBM/TRA model as predictors of compliance. ..