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Moreno, O., Willis, K.D., Ortiz, M., Garcia-Rodriguez, I., Akinkugbe, A.A., & Corona, R. (in press). Private and social religious coping on life satisfaction: Examining cultural factors as moderators among Latinxs. Journal of Mental Health, Religion, and Culture.


Moreno, O., Fuentes, L., Rodriguez-Garcia, I., Corona, R., & Cadenas, G. (in press). Psychological impact, strengths, and handling the uncertainty among Latinx DACA recipients. The Counseling Psychologist.


Nelson, T., Ernst, S., Tirado, C., Fisse, J., & Moreno, O., (2021). Psychological distress and attitudes toward seeking professional psychological services among Black women: The role of past mental health treatment. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Advance online publication,


Meca, A., Moreno, O., Cobb, C., Lorenzo-Blanco, E.I., Schwartz, S.J., Cano, M.A., Zamboanga, B.L., Gonzales-Backen, M., Szapocznik, J., Unger, J.B., Baezconde-Garbanati, L., & Soto, D.W. (2021). Directional effects in cultural identity: A family system approach for immigrant Latina/o families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Advance online publication,


Moreno, O. & Corona, R. (2021). Considerations to youth's psychopathology and mental healthcare disparities research through the intersections of dominant and non-dominant identities. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 49, 19-23.


Orchowski, L.M., Oesterle, D., Moreno, O., Yusufov, M., Berkowitz, A., Abbey, A., Barnett, N., & Borsari, B.A. (2020). Qualitative analysis of sexual consent among heavy drinking college men. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Advance online publication,


Corona, R., McDonald, S.E., Hitti, S., Avila, M., Trujillo, M.A., Cox, J.R., Velazquez, E., Edgar, K., Hershner, L., Benzel, G.K., Matijczak, A., Gordon, C.A., Ascencio, I., Moreno, O., & Gonzalez, T. (2020). Training Spanish-speaking Latinx adults in mental health first aid: A pilot feasibility trial. Journal of Psychological Research, 25(3), 260-271, doi: 10.24839/2325-7342.JN25.3.260


Moreno, O., Ortiz, M., Fuentes, L., Garcia, D., & Leon-Perez, G. (2020). Vaya con Dios: The influence of religious constructs on the immigration process & living experiences of recent Latina/o immigrants in the Southwest. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.


Hagiwara, N., Green, T.L., Moreno, O., Smith, D., & Corona, R. (2020). Ethnic discrimination and weight outcomes among Latinx emerging adults: Examinations of a psychological mediator and cultural moderators. Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Advance online publication,


Noyola, N., Moreno, O., & Cardemil, E. (2020). Religious coping and nativity status among Mexican-origin Latinxs: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Latinx Psychology, Advance online publication,


Moreno, O. & Nelson, T., & Perrin, P. (2020). Language proficiency, alcohol and drug use among Latinx groups: An investigation of the role of religious engagement. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 51(1): 61-67


Cariello, A. N., Perrin, P. B., Williams, C. D., Espinoza, G. A., Morlett-Paredes, A., Moreno, O. A., & Trujillo, M. A. (2019). Moderating influence of enculturation on the relations between minority stressors and physical health via anxiety in Latinx immigrants. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Advance online publication.


Willis, K. D., Nelson, T., & Moreno, O. (2019). Death anxiety, religious doubt, and depressive symptoms across race in older adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(19), 3645.


Akinkugbe, A. A., Moreno, O., & Brickhouse, T. H. (2019). Serum cotinine, vitamin D exposure levels and dental caries experience in US adolescents. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 47(2), 185-192.


Hernandez, L., & Moreno, O. (2018). Latino youth, acculturation, and parenting. In P.M. Monti, S.M. Colby, & T. O'Leary Tevyaw (Eds.) Brief Interventions for Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Abuse (pp. 262-283). New York, NY, US: The Guilford Press. 


Moreno, O., & Cardemil, E. (2018). Religiosity and well-being among Mexican-born and U.S.-born Mexicans: A qualitative investigation. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 6(3), 235-247.


Becker, S. J., Weeks, B. J., Escobar, K. I., Moreno, O., DeMarco, C. R., & Gresko, S. A. (2018). Impressions of “evidence-based practice”: A direct-to-consumer survey of caregivers concerned about adolescent substance use. Evidence-based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 3(2), 70-80. 


Moreno, O., & Cardemil, E. (2018). The role of religious attendance on mental health among Mexican populations: A contribution toward the discussion of the immigrant health paradox. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88(1), 10-15.


Oesterle, D. W., Orchowski, L. M., Moreno, O., & Berkowitz, A. (2018). A qualitative analysis of bystander intervention among heavy-drinking college men. Violence Against Women, 24(10), 1207-1231.


Moreno, O., Nelson, T., & Cardemil, E. (2017). Religiosity and attitudes towards professional mental health services: Analysing religious coping as a mediator among Mexican origin Latinas/os in the southwest United States. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 20(7), 626-637.


Moreno, O., Janssen, T., Cox, M. J., Colby, S., & Jackson, K. M. (2017). Parent-adolescent relationships in Hispanic versus Caucasian families: Associations with alcohol and marijuana use onset. Addictive Behaviors, 74, 74-81.


Berenzon Gorn, S., Saavedra Solano, N., & Moreno, O. (2014). Percepciones sobre la eficacia de la medicina «alópata» y las medicinas «alternativas» para la atención de malestares emocionales. Acta Psiquiátrica y Psicologica de America Latina59(1), 24-31. 


Moreno, O., & Cardemil, E. (2013). Religiosity and mental health services: An exploratory study of help seeking among Latinos. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 1(1), 53-67.


Cardemil, E. V., Moreno, O., & Sanchez, M. (2011). One size does not fit all: Cultural considerations in evidence-based practice for depression. In D. W. Springer, A. Rubin, & C. G. Beevers (Eds.), Clinician's guide to evidence-based practice series. Treatment of Depression in Adolescents and Adults (pp. 221-243). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley & Sons Inc.


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