Maria Kangas

Summary

Affiliation: Macquarie University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A pilot randomized controlled trial of a brief early intervention for reducing posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depressive symptoms in newly diagnosed head and neck cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1665-73. 2013
  2. pmc The effects of radiotherapy on psychosocial and cognitive functioning in adults with a primary brain tumor: a prospective evaluation
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Neuro Oncol 14:1485-502. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The role of cognitive, emotional and personality factors in the experience of fatigue in a university and community sample
    Maria Kangas
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychol Health 26:1-19. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Is it time to act? The potential of acceptance and commitment therapy for psychological problems following acquired brain injury
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:250-76. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The significance of clumsy gestures in apraxia following a left hemisphere stroke
    Maria Kangas
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 16:38-65. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: a systematic and meta-analytic review of non-pharmacological therapies for cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Bull 134:700-41. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Psychol 24:579-85. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The course of psychological disorders in the 1st year after cancer diagnosis
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:763-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of autobiographical memory and posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:293-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlates of acute stress disorder in cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:325-34. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint A pilot randomized controlled trial of a brief early intervention for reducing posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depressive symptoms in newly diagnosed head and neck cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1665-73. 2013
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  2. pmc The effects of radiotherapy on psychosocial and cognitive functioning in adults with a primary brain tumor: a prospective evaluation
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Neuro Oncol 14:1485-502. 2012
    ..Findings highlight the importance of screening for psychosocial and cognitive disturbances in BT patients undergoing treatment to identify those at risk for acute and more prolonged problems...
  3. doi request reprint The role of cognitive, emotional and personality factors in the experience of fatigue in a university and community sample
    Maria Kangas
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychol Health 26:1-19. 2011
    ..These findings demonstrate that cognitions play a role in fatigue severity. The results have implications in the assessment and treatment of fatigue disturbances in the general community...
  4. doi request reprint Is it time to act? The potential of acceptance and commitment therapy for psychological problems following acquired brain injury
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:250-76. 2011
    ..The promising utility of testing the efficacy of the ACT paradigm in the context of multimodal rehabilitation programmes for ABI populations is also addressed...
  5. ncbi request reprint The significance of clumsy gestures in apraxia following a left hemisphere stroke
    Maria Kangas
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 16:38-65. 2006
    ..In broad terms, these findings emphasise the importance of adopting more detailed analyses of movement errors in apraxia and assessments of cognitive-based motor functioning following brain impairment...
  6. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: a systematic and meta-analytic review of non-pharmacological therapies for cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Bull 134:700-41. 2008
    ..With improved methodological approaches, further research in this area may soon provide clinicians with effective strategies for reducing CRF and enhancing the lives of millions of cancer patients and survivors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Psychol 24:579-85. 2005
    ..This study provides evidence for identifying recently diagnosed cancer patients who may benefit from psychological assistance in order to prevent chronic psychopathology...
  8. ncbi request reprint The course of psychological disorders in the 1st year after cancer diagnosis
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:763-8. 2005
    ..This study points to the need for the development of valid therapeutic interventions to assist this population in the 1st year following their diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of autobiographical memory and posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:293-9. 2005
    ..These findings accord with propositions that retrieval of distressing memories is guided by current self-image and attitude toward one's future...
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlates of acute stress disorder in cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:325-34. 2007
    ..This study provides evidence for identifying recently diagnosed cancer patients who may benefit from psychological assistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:360-4. 2005
    ..In this study, the authors question the use of the ASD diagnosis to identify recently diagnosed patients at risk of PTSD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder following cancer. A conceptual and empirical review
    Maria Kangas
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:499-524. 2002
    ..This review highlights that there is a need for stronger empirical base to guide clinical management of PTSD in cancer patients...
  13. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis intervention to control fatigue in patients undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer
    Guy H Montgomery
    Guy H Montgomery, Daniel David, Sheryl Green, Madalina Sucala, and Julie B Schnur, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Daniel David and Madalina Sucala, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania Maria Kangas, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Dana H Bovbjerg, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh and Michael N Hallquist, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Clin Oncol 32:557-63. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that patients in the CBTH group receiving radiotherapy would have lower levels of fatigue than patients in an attention control group...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of comorbidity on treatment of anxious children and adolescents: results from a large, combined sample
    Ronald M Rapee
    Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:47-56. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the influence of comorbid disorders on the degree of change and the endpoint of cognitive-behavioral treatment in anxious young people...