Sophia Ortiz

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Research on the development of speech processing in bilingual children has typically implemented a cross-sectional design and relied on behavioral measures. The present study is the first to explore brain measures within a longitudinal study of this population. We report results from the first phase of data analysis in a longitudinal study exploring(More)
INTRODUCTION The K-SADS-PL diagnostic interview is useful for the cross-sectional and longitudinal evaluation of psychopathology in children and adolescents. The objective of this article was to describe the interrater reliability of the Spanish version of the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children--Present and Lifetime(More)
This study examines how 3 particular sociocultural values affect Mexican-American women's attitude, knowledge, and use of birth control. Researchers interviewed 99 low-income married Mexican-American women, 48 of whom had a low level of acculturation and 51 of whom had a high level, focusing on the values of motherhood, male dominance, and sexual(More)
INTRODUCTION Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) represents a frequent and highly comorbid disorder in children and adolescents. Comorbidity differs according to ADHD subtype and gender and has been reported to have a direct effect on the severity of ADHD. METHODS A descriptive, cross-sectional study was designed to determine the patterns of(More)
A random sample (n = 260) of the first 799 admissions to the Santa Clara County Methadone Treatment Program was sought for interview five years after the date of their first dose; 80% were successfully located. Data from the year prior to entering methadone treatment were compared to data from the year prior to the follow-up interview. The two specific(More)
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