Steven R. Lopez, PhD
Dr. Lopez has a passion for the study of culture and mental health and conducts research aimed at reducing disparities in mental health care for Latinos in the United States and Mexico. His research has focused on improving awareness of mental illness, examining how families relate to their ill relatives, and improving mental health treatment for Latinos. Dr. Lopez's research provides a critical cultural perspective to Latino mental health.
- Professor of Psychology and Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- PhD, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983
- Lopez, S. R. (2012). From documenting to eliminating disparities in mental health care for Latinos. American Psychologist, 67(7), 511-523.
- Kopelowiz, A., Zarate, R., Wallace, C. J., Lopez, S. R., Liberman, R. P., & Mintz, J. (2012). The ability of multifamily groups to improve treatment adherence in Mexican Americans with schizophrenia. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69(3), 265-273.
- Medina-Pradas, C., Navarro, J. B., Lopez, S. R., Grau, A., & Obiolos, J. E. (2011). Dyadic view of expressed emotion, stress, and eating disorder psychopathology. Appetite, 57(3), 743-748.
- Lee, C. S., Lopez, S. R., Hernandez, L., Colby, S. M., & Caetano, R. (2011). A cultural adaptation of motivational interviewing to address heavy drinking among Hispanics. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17(3), 317-324.
- Medina-Pradas, C., Navarro, J. B., Lopez, S. R., Grau, A., & Obiolos, J. E. (2011). Further development of a scale of perceived expressed emotion and its evaluation in a sample of patients with eating disorders. Psychiatry Research, 190(2-3), 291-296.
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