Christensen, A.L., Brown, J.D., Wissow, L.S., Cook B, Spillover of Ratings of Patient- and Family-Centered Care: An Example for Physicians and Medical Assistants in a Federally Qualified Health Center, Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, In Press.
Benjamin L. Cook, Ana M. Progovac, Pei Chen, Brian Mullin, Sherry Hou, and Enrique Baca-Garcia, “Novel Use of Natural Language Processing (NLP) to Predict Suicidal Ideation and Psychiatric Symptoms in a Text-Based Mental Health Intervention in Madrid,” Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, vol. 2016, Article ID 8708434, 8 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/8708434
Carson NJ, Katz AM, Alegria M. How patients and clinicians make meaning of physical suffering in mental health evaluations. Transcultural Psychiatry October 2016 53:595-611,
Cook B., Lincoln A., Chen J., Progovac A, Zuvekas S, Assessing the Individual, Neighborhood, and Policy Predictors of Disparities in Mental Health Care, Medical Care Research and Review, 2016
Cook B., Kim G., Lock Morgan K. Chen C-N, Nillni A., Alegría M. Measuring Geographic “Hot Spots” of Racial/Ethnic Disparities: An Application to Mental Health Care, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 2016.: 27(2):663-84
Jimenez D, Schmidt A, Kim, Giyeon, Cook, Benjamin L. “Impact of Comorbid Mental Health Needs on Racial/ethnic Disparities in General Medical Care Utilization among Older Adults.” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (2016): n/a–n/a. Wiley Online Library. Web.
Cook BL, Trinh N-H, Li Z, Hou SS-Y, Progovac AM. “Trends in Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Access to Mental Health Care, 2004-2012.” Psychiatric Services (2016): appi.ps.201500453.ps.psychiatryonline.org(Atypon). Web
Falgas I, Ramos Z, Herrera L, Qureshi A, Chavez L, Bonal C, McPeck S, Wang Y, Cook B, Alegría M, Barriers to and Correlates of Retention in Behavioral Health Treatment among Latinos in Two Different Host Countries: U.S. and Spain, Journal of Public Health and Management, In Press.
Guerrero, GE, Aarons G, Grella C, Garner B, Cook B, Vega, W. A. Program capacity to eliminate outcome disparities in addiction health services. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 2016: 43(1):23-35
Allen M., Cook B, Carson N, LaRoche M, Interian A, Alegría M, Patient-Provider Therapeutic Alliance Contributes to Patient Activation in Community Mental Health Clinics, Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 2015. 1-10.
Hahm HC., Cook B., Ault-Brutus A., Alegria M., Intersection of Race-Ethnicity and Gender in Depression Care: Screening, Access, and Minimally Adequate Treatment. Psychiatric Services, 2015: 66(3) 258–264.
Jimenez D., Cook B., Kim G., Reynolds CF, Alegria M., Coe-Odess S., Bartels SJ., Relationship Between General Illness and Mental Health Service Use and Expenditures Among Racially-Ethnically Diverse Adults ≥65 Years. Psychiatric Services, 2015: 66(7) 727–733.
Kafali N., Cook B., Wang S., Martinez PG., Selke Z., Blanco C., Impact of Mental Disorders on Employment and Receipt of Public Assistance: An Instrumental Variables Approach. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 2015: 18(3):137-45.
Gonçalves M, Farcas D., Cook B. Differences between ethnic and non ethnic-specific clinics for Portuguese-speaking mental health patients as explained by providers. International Journal of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, 2014.
Alegria M., Carson N., Et al. Activation, Self-Management, Engagement, and Retention in Behavioral Health Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial of the DECIDE Intervention. JAMA psychiatry, 2014: 71(5) 557–565. +
Alegria M., Cook B., Loder S., Doonan M., The Time Is Now: Tackling Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental and Behavioral Health Services in Massachusetts. Issue Brief (Massachusetts Health Policy Forum), 2014: 43 1–53.
Alegria M., Ludman E., Kafali EN., Lapatin S., Vila D., Shrout PE., Keefe K., Cook B., Ault-Brutus A., Li X., Bauer AM., Epelbaum C., Alcantara C., Pineda TI., Tejera GG., Suau G., Leon K., Lessios AS., Ramirez RR., Canino G., Effectiveness of the Engagement and Counseling for Latinos (ECLA) Intervention in Low-Income Latinos. Medical Care, 2014: 52(11) 989–997.
Ault-Brutus A., Lee C., Singer S., Allen M., Alegria M., Examining Implementation of a Patient Activation and Self-Management Intervention within the Context of an Effectiveness Trial. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 2014: 41(6) 777–787.
Carson N., Vesper A., Chen CN., Cook B., Quality of Follow-up after Hospitalization for Mental Illness among Patients from Racial-Ethnic Minority Groups. Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.), 2014: 65(7) 888–896.
Cook B., Brown JD., Loder S., Wissow L., Acculturation Differences in Communicating Information about Child Mental Health between Latino Parents and Primary Care Providers. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center for Minority Public Health, 2014: 16(6) 1093–1102.
Cook B., Wayne GF., Kafali EN., Liu Z., Shu C., Flores M., Trends in Smoking among Adults with Mental Illness and Association between Mental Health Treatment and Smoking Cessation. JAMA, 2014: 311(2) 172–182.
Cook B., Zuvekas SH., Carson N., Wayne GF., Vesper A., McGuire TG., Assessing Racial/ethnic Disparities in Treatment across Episodes of Mental Health Care. Health Services Research, 2014: 49(1) 206–229.
Saloner B., Carson N., and Cook B., Episodes of Mental Health Treatment among a Nationally Representative Sample of Children and Adolescents. Medical care research and review: MCRR, 2014: 71(3) 261–279.
Saloner B., Carson N., Cook B., Explaining Racial/ethnic Differences in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Completion in the United States: A Decomposition Analysis. The Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2014: 54(6) 646–653.
Stein GL., Lee CS., Shi P., Cook B., Papajorgji-Taylor D., Carson N., Alegria M., Characteristics of Community Mental Health Clinics Associated With Treatment Engagement. Psychiatric Services, 2014: 65(8) 1020–1025.
Valentine A., DeAngelo D., Alegria M., Cook B., Translating Disparities Research to Policy: A Qualitative Study of State Mental Health Policymakers’ Perceptions of Mental Health Care Disparities Report Cards. Psychological Services, 2014: 11(4) 377–387.
Brown JD., Wissow LS., Cook B., Longway S., Caffery E. Pefaure C., Mental Health Communications Skills Training for Medical Assistants in Pediatric Primary Care. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2013: 40(1) 20–35.
Cook B., Wayne GF., Valentine A., Lessios A., Yeh E., Revisiting the Evidence on Health and Health Care Disparities among the Roma: A Systematic Review 2003-2012. International Journal of Public Health, 2013: 58(6) 885–911.
Cook B., Doksum T., Chen CN., Carle A., Alegria M., The Role of Provider Supply and Organization in Reducing Racial/ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care in the U.S. Social Science & Medicine (1982,) 2013: 84 102–109.
Dusetzina SB., Cook B., Busch AB., Alexander GC., Huskamp HA., Racial-Ethnic Differences in Incident Olanzapine Use after an FDA Advisory for Patients with Schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.), 2013: 64(1) 83–87.
Raub JM., Carson N., Cook B., Wyshak G., Hauser BB., Predictors of Custody and Visitation Decisions by a Family Court Clinic. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2013: 41(2) 206–218.
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