Publications

Magaña S & Ghosh, S. (2010). Latina mothers caring for a son or daughter with autism or schizophrenia: Similarities, differences and the relationship between co-residency and maternal well-being. Journal of Family and Social Work, 13, 227-250.

Ghosh, S., & Magaña S. (2009). A Rich Mosaic: Emerging research on Asian families of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In L. Glidden & M. Seltzer (Eds). International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 37, 179-212.

Magaña S, Smith MJ. (2008) Health behaviors, service utilization, and access to care among older mothers of color who have children with developmental disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Aug;46(4):267-80.

Magaña, S. Ramirez, J., Hernandez, M., & Cortez, R. (2007). Psychological distress among Latino family caregivers of adults with schizophrenia: The roles of burden and stigma in the stress-process model. Psychiatric Services. 58:378–384.

Magaña, S., & Smith, M.J. (2006). Psychological distress and well-being of Latina and non-Latina white mothers of youth and adults with an autism spectrum disorder: Cultural attitudes towards co-residence status. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 346-357.

Magaña, S., & Smith, M.J. (2006). Health outcomes of mid-life and aging Latina and Black American mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Mental Retardation, 44, 224-234.

Magaña, S., Schwartz, S., Rubert, M., & Szapocznik, J. (2006). Hispanic caregivers of adults with mental retardation: The importance of family functioning. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 111, 250-262.

Magaña, S. (2006). Older Latino Family Caregivers. In B. Berkman (Ed.), Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging (pp. 371-380). New York: Oxford University Press.

Magaña, S. (2005). Social Work. In Gary Albrecht (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Disability (pp. 1471-1473). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Magaña, S., Greenberg, J., & Seltzer, M. (2004). The health and well-being of Black mothers who care for their adult children with schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services, 55, 711-713.

Magaña, S. (2004). African American families who care for adults with developmental disabilities or mental illness: A call for research. African American Perspectives, 10, 129-139.

Magaña, S., Seltzer, M., & Krauss, W. (2004). The cultural context of caregiving: Differences in depression between Puerto Rican and non-Latina White mothers of adults with mental retardation. Mental Retardation, 42, 1-11.

Magaña, S., Seltzer, M., & Krauss, W. (2002). Service utilization patterns of adults with intellectual disabilities: A comparison of Puerto Rican and non-Latino white families. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 37, 65-86.

Magaña, S., Seltzer, M., Krauss, M., Rubert, M., & Szapocznik, J. (2002). Well-being and family role strain among Cuban American and Puerto Rican mothers of adults with mental retardation. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 5, 31-55.

Magaña, S. (2000). Mental retardation research methods in Latino communities. Mental Retardation, 38, 303-315.

Magaña, S. (1999). Puerto Rican families caring for an adult with mental retardation: The role of familism. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 104, 466-482.