Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Clinical presentation and treatment outcome of African Americans with complicated griefMario Cruz
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:700-2. 2007..This study sought to examine whether ethnic differences occur in the presentation of patients with complicated grief or their treatment outcome...
- A review of the first five years of the University of Arizona telepsychiatry programmeMario Cruz
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Telemed Telecare 11:234-9. 2005..The continued use of the services suggests that the telepsychiatry programme fills a service gap in rural areas of the state...
- The relationship between religious involvement and clinical status of patients with bipolar disorderMario Cruz
Advanced Center for Intervention and Services, Research for Late life Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Bipolar Disord 12:68-76. 2010..The present study assessed the association between different forms of religious involvement and the clinical status of individuals treated for bipolar disorder...
- The association of public and private religious involvement with severity of depression and hopelessness in older adults treated for major depressionMario Cruz
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Advanced Center for Intervention and Services Research for Late life Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:503-7. 2009..The authors assessed the association between public and private religious participation and depression as well as hopelessness in older depressed, adults treated in mental health settings...
- Barriers to care-seeking for depressed African AmericansMario Cruz
University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Int J Psychiatry Med 38:71-80. 2008..We explored perceived barriers to mental health care-seeking for depressed, low-income African Americans who are already engaged in psychotherapy...
- Effect of camera resolution and bandwidth on facial affect recognitionMario Cruz
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Telemed J E Health 10:392-402. 2004..e., facial affect recognition) by subjects in comparison to Betacam camera resolution/bandwidth combinations...
- Incentive payments for attendance at appointments for depression among low-income African AmericansEdward P Post
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Research on Health Care, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Psychiatr Serv 57:414-6. 2006..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of nominal incentive payments on attendance at therapy appointments among 50 low-income African Americans with depression...
- Psychiatrist-patient verbal and nonverbal communications during split-treatment appointmentsMario Cruz
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
Psychiatr Serv 62:1361-8. 2011....
- Developing a community-academic partnership to improve recognition and treatment of depression in underserved African American and white eldersDeborah Dobransky-Fasiska
Research Network Develop Core, The Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:953-64. 2009..The authors describe the process and challenges of developing a community/academic research partnership to address these disparities...
- Research on the influence that communication in psychiatric encounters has on treatmentMario Cruz
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:1253-65. 2002..The purpose of this article is to inform mental health professionals about the empirical literature on medical and psychiatric encounters and the influence of communicative behaviors on specific encounter outputs and treatment outcomes...
- Patients' Perspective on the Value of Medication Management AppointmentsMario Cruz
Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, 2600 Marble Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA
Healthcare (Basel) 3:284-95. 2015..The present study attempted to address this concern by capturing depressed patients' views and opinions about the value of psychiatric medication management appointments...
- Intimate partner violence, mental health disorders, and sexually transmitted infections: important screening opportunities for pediatric healthcare providersAmy E Pattishall
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 23:674-83. 2011....
- Use of American Sign Language in telepsychiatry consultationAna Maria Lopez
Arizona Telemedicine Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
Telemed J E Health 10:389-91. 2004..This case study demonstrated the feasibility of delivering specialty medical services to a special needs population via telemedicine...
- Improving evidence-based management of depression for older Americans in primary care: if not now, when?Charles F Reynolds
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2083-5. 2007
- Oral health in Veterans Affairs patients diagnosed with serious mental illnessAmy M Kilbourne
VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
J Public Health Dent 67:42-8. 2007....
- Active medical conditions among patients on an assertive community treatment teamJohn W Ceilley
Department of Behavioral Health, Denver Health, Denver, CO, USA
Community Ment Health J 42:205-11. 2006..The majority of patients were cigarette smokers and were diagnosed with alcohol or illicit substance use disorders, which were associated with viral hepatitis C infection and reactive airway disease in this patient population...
- Introduction to the special issue on culture and community mental healthRussell F Lim
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 2230 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Community Ment Health J 41:505-8. 2005