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Normarie Torres Blasco, PhD

Faculty RankAssistant Professor
InstitutionPonce Health Sciences University
DepartmentSchool of Behavioral and Brain Science
Address388 Zona Industrial Reparada 2
Ponce PR 00716
Phone(787) 638-5902
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    1. Rosario-Ramos L, Pe?a-Vargas C, Torres-Blasco N. Acceptance of Caregiver-Patient Support to Latinx Coping with Advanced Cancer (CASA) Intervention: A Caregiver Case Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Mar 12; 20(6). PMID: 36981903.
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    2. Torres-Blasco N, Rosario-Ramos L, Navedo ME, Pe?a-Vargas C, Costas-Mu?iz R, Castro-Figueroa E. Importance of Communication Skills Training and Meaning Centered Psychotherapy Concepts among Patients and Caregivers Coping with Advanced Cancer. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Mar 02; 20(5). PMID: 36901468.
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    3. Costas-Muniz R, Torres-Blasco N, Gany F, Gonzalez CJ, Galindo-Vazquez O, Bergerot CD, Rocha-Cadman X, Lui F, Lichtenthal WG, Velazquez AI, Tergas AI, Castro-Figueroa EM. Cultural adaptation process of cancer-related interventions: A step-by-step guide. Psychooncology. 2023 01; 32(1):179-186. PMID: 36444126.
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    4. Torres-Blasco N, Castro-Figueroa EM, Zamore C, Claros M, Pe?a-Vargas C, Rosario L, Sanabria G, Breitbart W, Costas-Mu?iz R. Family functioning and psychosocial symptoms among Latinx patients coping with advanced cancer. Palliat Support Care. 2022 Sep 13; 1-4. PMID: 36098498.
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    5. Torres-Blasco N, Costas-Mu?iz R, Zamore C, Porter L, Claros M, Bernal G, Shen MJ, Breitbart W, Rosario L, Pe?a-Vargas C, Castro-Figueroa EM. Family as a Bridge to Improve Meaning in Latinx Individuals Coping with Cancer. Palliat Med Rep. 2022; 3(1):186-193. PMID: 36203712.
    6. Rosario-Ramos L, Suarez K, Pe?a-Vargas C, Toro-Morales Y, Costas-Mu?iz R, Castro E, Torres S, Torres-Blasco N. Important End-of-Life Topics among Latino Patients and Caregivers Coping with Advanced Cancer. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 07 23; 19(15). PMID: 35897338.
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    7. Torres-Blasco N, Costas-Mu?iz R, Rosario L, Porter L, Su?rez K, Pe?a-Vargas C, Toro-Morales Y, Shen M, Breitbart W, Castro-Figueroa EM. Psychosocial Intervention Cultural Adaptation for Latinx Patients and Caregivers Coping with Advanced Cancer. Healthcare (Basel). 2022 Jul 04; 10(7). PMID: 35885770.
    8. Costas-Mu?iz R, Galindo-Vazquez O, Montana MF, Castro-Figueroa E, Torres-Blasco N, Ruda-Santolaria L, Sanchez-Ramirez JC, Esenarro-Valencia L, Bergerot CD, Castro J, Gany F, Breitbart W. FIPOL: An initiative to support research collaborations, resource development, scientific communication, and educational opportunities in psychosocial oncology for Latin America. Psychooncology. 2023 01; 32(1):160-164. PMID: 35301804.
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    9. Torres Blasco N, Costas Mu?iz R, Zamore C, Porter L, Claros M, Bernal G, Shen MJ, Breitbart W, Castro EM. Cultural adaptation of meaning-centered psychotherapy for latino families: a protocol. BMJ Open. 2022 04 04; 12(4):e045487. PMID: 35379609.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Pe?a-Vargas C, Toro-Morales Y, Valentin P, L?pez M, Rodriguez-Castro Z, Hernandez-Torres R, Tollinchi-Natali N, Torres-Blasco N, Pereira C, Armaiz-Pena GN, Jim H, Castro-Figueroa EM. Impact of Seismic Activity on Access to Health Care in Hispanic/Latino Cancer Patients from Puerto Rico. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 04 02; 19(7). PMID: 35409926.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Castro-Figueroa EM, Acevedo KI, Pe?a-Vargas CI, Torres-Blasco N, Flores I, Col?n-Echevarria CB, Maldonado L, Rodr?guez Z, Aquino-Acevedo AN, Jim H, Lazaro MI, Armaiz-Pe?a GN. Depression, Anxiety, and Social Environmental Adversity as Potential Modulators of the Immune Tumor Microenvironment in Breast Cancer Patients. Med Sci (Basel). 2021 06 21; 9(2). PMID: 34205709.
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    12. Castro-Figueroa EM, Torres-Blasco N, Rosal MC, Jim?nez JC, Castro-Rodr?guez WP, Gonz?lez-Lorenzo M, V?lez-Cort?s H, Toro-Bahamonde A, Costas-Mu?iz R, Armaiz-Pe?a GN, Jim H. Brief Report: Hispanic Patients' Trajectory of Cancer Symptom Burden, Depression, Anxiety, and Quality of Life. Nurs Rep. 2021 Jun 09; 11(2):475-483. PMID: 34968222.
    13. Torres-Blasco N, Castro-Figuero E, Gardu?o-Ortega O, Costas-Mu?iz R. Cultural Adaptation and Open Pilot of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Puerto Rican Patients with Advanced Cancer. Sci J Edu. 2020; 8(4):100-107. PMID: 34532506.
    14. Costas-Mu?iz R, Gardu?o-Ortega O, Torres-Blasco N, Castro-Figueroa E, Gany F. "Maintaining hope:" challenges in counseling latino patients with advanced cancer. J Psychosoc Oncol Res Pract. 2020 Oct; 2(3):e028. PMID: 33154993.
    15. Torres-Blasco N, Castro E, Crespo-Mart?n I, Gonzalez K, Ramirez EP, Gardu?o O, Costas-Mu?iz R. Comprehension and acceptance of the Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy with a Puerto Rican patient diagnosed with advanced cancer: A case study. Palliat Support Care. 2020 02; 18(1):103-109. PMID: 31771680.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Costas-Mu?iz R, Torres-Blasco N, Castro-Figueroa EM, Gonz?lez CJ, Breitbart W, Gany F. Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Latino Patients with Advanced Cancer: Cultural Adaptation Process. J Palliat Med. 2020 04; 23(4):489-497. PMID: 31663811.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Castro-Figueroa EM, Torres-Blasco N, Rosal MC, Castro WP, Gonz?lez-Lorenzo ME, V?lez H, Costas-Mu?iz R, Jim?nez JC. Preferences, use of and satisfaction with mental health services among a sample of Puerto Rican cancer patients. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0216127. PMID: 31318876.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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