Selected Articles

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (2011). A case study of psychosocial support: 
Programs in response to the 2004 Asia tsunami. Journal of 
Tropical Psychology, 1, 5–7.

Prewitt Diaz J. (2010). Dr. Carlos Albizu Miranda: The Man and 
His Contribution To The Field Of Psychology. Webmed Central 
PSYCHOLOGY. 1(11):WMC001213.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (2010). Use of Non-verbal tools to express self 
and enhance hope. Webmed Central PSYCHOLOGY. 1(11): 

Prewitt Diaz J. O. (2010) Participatory community mapping: 
A tool to enhance psychosocial well-being. Webmed Central 

Prewitt Diaz & Dayal de Prewitt, A. (2009). Words to action: 
 Pictorial contextualization of the IASC MHPSS guidelines. 
Intervention. 6(3),  327-333.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (2008). Integrating psychosocial programs 
in multisector response to international disasters. 
American Psychologist. 63(8), 818-827.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (2008). From “root shock” to community 
and school reconstruction: A psychosocial support model.  
Revista Cayey (A Journal of the University of Puerto Rico).
86, 31-42.

Prewitt Diaz Joseph O. (2008). Role of Psycho-social Support 
Programmes following Natural Disasters
Journal of Disaster Advances. 1(1), 15-17.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O., Bhatra, S., and Krishnan, P. ( June, 2007). 
Psychosocial Support as a platform for an integrated development 
program. Coping with Crisis (IFRC Documentation Center). 9(2), 4-7.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O., Laksminarayana, R, and Bordoloi, S. (2004). 
Psychological Support in Events of Mass Destruction: Challenges 
and Lessons. Economic and Political Weekly. 39(21), 2121-2127.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1999). Stressors on Puerto Rican children as 
a result of Hurricane Georges. Education, 119(4), 658-665.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. & Santiago, N. (1998). Acculturative stress 
and self-esteem among Puerto Rican migrant students.  
Migration World. 26(1-2), 14-16.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O., Trotter III, R. & Rivera Jr., V. (1989). 
Effects of migration on children: Ethnographic data and 
 recommendations. ERIC Digest. Charlestown, WV: 
ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. & Draguns, J. G. (1990). Mental health of 
the two-way migrants: From Puerto Rico to the United States 
 and return. Revista Cayey. 18(3-4), 34-37.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. & Rivera, R. (1989). Correlations among 
scores on Woodcock-Johnson Achievement Subtest (Spanish), 
 WISC-R (Spanish) and the Colombia Mental Maturity Scale. 
Psychological Reports 64, 987-990.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1988). Assessment of Puerto Rican children 
in bilingual education programs in the United States: A critique 
of Lloyd M. Dunn’s monograph. Hispanic Journal of 
Behavioral Sciences. 10(3), 237-252.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. & Seilhamer, E.S. (1987)..The social psychological 
adjustment of migrant and non-migrant Puerto Rican adolescents. 
Migration World, 15(2), 7-11.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O., Rodiguez, M.D., & Rivera Ruiz, D. (1986). 
The predictive validity of the Spanish translation of the 
WISC-R(EIWN-R) with Puerto Rican students in Puerto Rico 
and the United States. Educational and Psychological 
Measurement. 46, 401-407.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. & Rodriguez, M.D. (1986). Reliability of an 
 experiemental version in Spanish of the WISC-R with Puerto Rican 
children 9-5 to 13-1 years of age. Psychological Reports 58, 271-275.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O., Rodriguez, M.D. and Rivera Ruiz, D. (1985). A study 
of the Spanish translation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for 
Children-Revised with Puerto Rican children and adolescents. 
Education, 27(2)13-19 (Journal of Education, Department of 
Education of Puerto Rico).

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1984). Migrant students’ perceptions of teachers, 
school, and self. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 58, 391-394.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O., Nogueras, J.A. & Draguns, J. (1984). MMPI (Spanish 
 translation) in Puerto Rican adolescents: Preliminary data on reliability 
and validity. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 6(2) 179-190.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1984).  A cross cultural study of the reliability of 
the Coopersmith self esteem inventory. Educational and Psychological 
Measurement. 44, 575-580.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1983). A study of self-esteem and school sentiment 
on two groups of Puerto Rican students. Educational and Psychological 
Research. 3(3), 161-167.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1982). The effects of a dual language reading program 
on the reading ability of Puerto Rican students. Reading Psychology
3(3), 233-238.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1981). Considerations for the development of a reading 
program for Puerto Rican bilingual students. Reading Improvement 
18(4), 302-307.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1981). Psycho-educational variables affecting the 
cognitive development of Puerto Rican bilingual students. 
Reading Improvement. 18(1), 24-27.

Prewitt Diaz, J.O. (1980). Choosing the language of initial reading 
instruction in bilingual education. Educacion  (Journal of the Department 
of Education of Puerto Rico). 47, 55-63.