Alicia K. Matthews
University of Illinois at Chicago
PsychiatryCancerMental healthEthnic groupPublic healthDemographyPsychologyHealth careHealth equityPsychological interventionSmoking cessationSexual orientationSexual minorityTransgenderLesbianPopulationFamily medicineFocus groupClinical psychologyMedicineGerontology
147Publications
34H-index
3,188Citations
Publications 135
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#1Cherdsak Duangchan (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 1
#2Alana D. Steffen (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 18
Last. Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
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PURPOSE Limited research has highlighted disparities in survivorship care in low- and middle-income countries. However, such care for colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors remains unexplored, especially in Thailand. This study examined Thai oncology nurses' perceptions of responsibility, confidence levels, and frequency of survivorship care practice for CRC survivors and identified factors impeding such care. METHODS A cross-sectional study utilizing an online survey approach was conducted between O...
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#1Priyoth Kittiteerasack (Thammasat University)H-Index: 3
#2Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
Last. Chang Park (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 1
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Internalized sexual stigma is an important contributor to LGBT mental health disparities. In Thailand, the absence of validated instruments represents a research barrier. The study’s purpose was to...
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#1Chien-Ching Li (Rush University Medical Center)H-Index: 9
#2Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
Last. XinQi Dong (RU: Rutgers University)H-Index: 52
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Abstract null null Objective null This study aimed to examine the influence of intimate partner violence on psychological distress among a diverse sample of older Asian Americans living in California. null null null Methods null Participants in the 2007-2009 California Health and Interview Survey (CHIS) aged fifty years and older and self-reported as Asian Americans were included in the study. The primary independent variable was the history of any intimate partner violence (physical or sexual v...
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#1Chien-Ching Li (Rush University Medical Center)H-Index: 9
#2Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
Last. Linda Dowling (Rush University Medical Center)H-Index: 1
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of access to care on the uptake of low dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening among a diverse sample of screening-eligible patients. Methods: We utilized a cross-sectional study design. Our sample included patients evaluated for lung cancer screening at a large academic medical center (AMC) between 2015 and 2017 who met 2013 USPSTF guidelines for LDCT screening eligibility. The completion of LDCT screening (yes, no)...
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#1Priyoth Kittiteerasack (Thammasat University)H-Index: 3
#2Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
Last. Timothy P. Johnson (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 71
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WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: Established research from the United States and other Western countries has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) populations are at an elevated risk for suicide. Suicidality among LGBT individuals is understudied in Thailand and other Asian countries, warranting additional research to better understand risk factors and to create effective treatment and suicide prevention interventions. WHAT THE PAPER ADDS TO EXISTING KNOWLEDGE?: The study examin...
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#1Chien-Ching Li (Rush University)H-Index: 9
#2Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
Last. XinQi Dong (RU: Rutgers University)H-Index: 52
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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between discrimination in healthcare settings and psychological distress. METHOD This study utilized a retrospective cross-sectional study design. The dataset was obtained from 2015-2017 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). Healthcare discrimination experience (yes, no) was measured using the following question "Over your entire lifetime, how often have you been treated unfairly when getting medical care (never, rarely,...
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#1Min Young Jung (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 1
#2Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
Background:Quality end-of-life care for cancer patients is a global health priority, and nurses are instrumental in providing this care. However, little is known about nurses’ experiences and perce...
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#1Sean Esteban McCabeH-Index: 75
#2Brady T. West (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 53
Last. Carol J. BoydH-Index: 66
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Despite higher rates of tobacco use and smoking-related diseases among sexual minorities, tobacco cessation treatment-seeking behaviors (e.g., medication, nicotine replacement products) remain poor...
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#1Billy A. Caceres (Columbia University)H-Index: 11
#2Tonda L. Hughes (Columbia University)H-Index: 53
Last. Alicia K. Matthews (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 34
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Although findings are mixed, discrimination has been identified as a risk factor for smoking in sexual minority women (SMW; e.g., lesbian and bisexual). We examined associations between past-year discrimination and cigarette smoking among SMW. Using regression analyses we examined associations of past-year discrimination including count of types of discriminatory experiences and attributions of the main reason for discrimination (i.e., sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, gender) with smoking out...
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