2013 - Rema Lapouse Award, American Public Health Association
2008 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
Acculturation, Demography, Mental health, Gerontology and Psychiatry are his primary areas of study. William A. Vega interconnects Social psychology, Affect, Psychosocial, Developmental psychology and Stressor in the investigation of issues within Acculturation. He combines subjects such as Psychopathology and Environmental health with his study of Demography.
In his study, Social support is strongly linked to Depression, which falls under the umbrella field of Mental health. His research investigates the connection between Gerontology and topics such as Public health that intersect with problems in Age of onset, Health care and Self-rated health. The various areas that he examines in his Psychiatry study include Prevalence, Socioeconomic status and Clinical psychology.
His primary areas of investigation include Psychiatry, Gerontology, Demography, Mental health and Public health. Psychiatric epidemiology is closely connected to Clinical psychology in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Psychiatry. William A. Vega works mostly in the field of Gerontology, limiting it down to concerns involving Psychological intervention and, occasionally, Intervention.
His study looks at the relationship between Demography and fields such as Acculturation, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Mental health research incorporates elements of Psychopathology and Depression. His work carried out in the field of Public health brings together such families of science as Health care, Addiction and Environmental health.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Public health, Gerontology, Psychiatry, Clinical psychology and Health care. His Public health research incorporates themes from Poverty and Environmental health. His Gerontology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Mental health and Payment.
His work on Alcohol tobacco, Late life depression and Psychosis as part of general Psychiatry research is often related to Spanish speaking, thus linking different fields of science. His Clinical psychology research focuses on Depression and how it relates to Baby boom, Quality of Life Research and Intervention. His study explores the link between Health policy and topics such as Emergency department that cross with problems in Demography.
His primary areas of study are Public health, Environmental health, Substance abuse, Health care and Health care reform. The Public health study combines topics in areas such as Affordable housing, Demography and Gerontology. In Gerontology, he works on issues like Payment, which are connected to Health psychology and Mental health.
His research investigates the connection between Environmental health and topics such as Drug that intersect with issues in Psychological intervention and Health equity. His Health care research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Successful aging and Social engagement. His work focuses on many connections between Health care reform and other disciplines, such as Family medicine, that overlap with his field of interest in Systematic review, Path analysis, Clinical psychology, Substance abuse treatment and Accreditation.
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Lifetime Prevalence of DSM-III-R Psychiatric Disorders Among Urban and Rural Mexican Americans in California
William A. Vega;Bohdan Kolody;Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola;Ethel Alderete.
Archives of General Psychiatry (1998)
Perceived discrimination and depression among Mexican-origin adults in California.
Brian Karl Finch;Bohdan Kolody;William A. Vega.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior (2000)
Comorbidity of substance use disorders with mood and anxiety disorders: Results of the international consortium in psychiatric epidemiology
Kathleen R. Merikangas;Rajni L. Mehta;Beth E. Molnar;Ellen E. Walters.
Addictive Behaviors (1998)
Acculturation Stress, Social Support, and Self-Rated Health Among Latinos in California
Brian Karl Finch;William A. Vega.
Journal of Immigrant Health (2003)
Acculturation, familism, and alcohol use among Latino adolescent males: Longitudinal relations
Andreas G. Gil;Eric F. Wagner;William A. Vega.
Journal of Community Psychology (2000)
Ethnic minorities and mental health.
William A. Vega;Ruben G. Rumbaut.
Review of Sociology (1991)
Considering context, place and culture: the National Latino and Asian American Study.
Margarita Alegria;David Takeuchi;Glorisa Canino;Naihua Duan.
International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research (2004)
Hispanic Families in the 1980s: A Decade of Research.
William A. Vega.
Journal of Marriage and Family (1990)
Acculturative stress and personal adjustment among hispanic adolescent boys
Andres G. Gil;William A. Vega;Juanita M. Dimas.
Journal of Community Psychology (1994)
Gaps in Service Utilization by Mexican Americans With Mental Health Problems
William A. Vega;Bohdan Kolody;Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola;Ralph Catalano.
American Journal of Psychiatry (1999)
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