Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Racial and ethnic disparities in quality of health care among children with autism and other developmental disabilitiesSandra Magaña
University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center and School of Social Work, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Intellect Dev Disabil 50:287-99. 2012..These analyses suggest that children with autism, particularly those who are Latino and Black, face greater challenges in receiving high-quality health care...
- Mental retardation research methods in Latino communitiesS M Magaña
School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison 53705 2280, USA
Ment Retard 38:303-15. 2000..The emphasis is on the importance of involving the community in many aspects of the study in order to (a) ensure that the community benefits, (b) strengthen the scientific integrity of the study, and (c) facilitate sample recruitment...
- Health behaviors, service utilization, and access to care among older mothers of color who have children with developmental disabilitiesSandy Magaña
School of Social of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Intellect Dev Disabil 46:267-80. 2008..Furthermore, results suggest that providers should take into account differing trends across ethnicities when designing programs...
- Psychological distress among latino family caregivers of adults with schizophrenia: the roles of burden and stigmaSandy M Magaña
Department of Social Work, Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison 53705, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:378-84. 2007..This study examined the relation between caregivers' mental health and perceived burden and stigma and characteristics of the patient and caregiver...
- Psychological distress and well-being of Latina and non-Latina White mothers of youth and adults with an autism spectrum disorder: cultural attitudes towards coresidence statusSandra Magaña
School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:346-57. 2006..Qualitative analysis revealed that both groups of mothers valued family cohesion as a positive aspect of coresidence. However, Latina mothers were less likely to report negative aspects of coresidence than non-Latina White mothers...
- Hispanic caregivers of adults with mental retardation: importance of family functioningSandra Magaña
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
Am J Ment Retard 111:250-62. 2006..Acculturation was negatively related to caregiver distress...
- Health outcomes of midlife and older Latina and black American mothers of children with developmental disabilitiesSandra Magaña
University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Ment Retard 44:224-34. 2006..Findings suggest that physical and mental health of caregivers need more attention in research and practice...
- The health and well-being of black mothers who care for their adult children with schizophreniaSandy M Magaña
Department of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:711-3. 2004..However, the mothers who were providing care for their adult children with mental illness had higher rates of chronic health conditions, such as high blood pressure, arthritis, and eye problems...
- Cultural context of caregiving: differences in depression between Puerto Rican and non-Latina White mothers of adults with mental retardationSandra Magaña
School of Social Work and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
Ment Retard 42:1-11. 2004..In addition, Puerto Rican mothers were in poorer physical health, which further accounted for differences in depression between the two groups...
- Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary outcomes of the Fortalezas Familiares intervention for latino families facing maternal depressionCarmen R Valdez
Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI
Fam Process 52:394-410. 2013..We discuss similarities and differences in outcomes between the adapted intervention, Fortalezas Familiares, and the original intervention, Keeping Families Strong, and propose future areas of intervention adaptation and development. ..