Suzanne K Steginga
- Prospective study of men's psychological and decision-related adjustment after treatment for localized prostate cancerSuzanne K Steginga
Griffith University School of Applied Psychology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Urology 63:751-6. 2004..To undertake a prospective longitudinal study to assess psychological and decision-related distress after the diagnosis of localized prostate cancer...
- Dispositional optimism as a predictor of men's decision-related distress after localized prostate cancerSuzanne K Steginga
School of Psychology, Griffith University
Health Psychol 25:135-43. 2006..Screening for men with high decision-related distress for referral to in-depth decision support is suggested. Outcome expectations may present as a therapy target to increase the effectiveness of decisional support that is utility based...
- Evaluating peer support for prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Peer Support InventorySuzanne K Steginga
Community Services, Queensland Cancer Fund, PO Box 201, Spring Hill, Queensland 4004, Australia
BJU Int 95:46-50. 2005..To develop and test a measure for assessing peer support for men attending prostate cancer support groups, and to describe socio-demographic, medical and adjustment characteristics of Australian men who attend these support groups...
- Clinicians' attitudes to prostate cancer peer-support groupsSuzanne K Steginga
Community Services, Queensland Cancer Fund, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, Australia
BJU Int 99:68-71. 2007....
- Evaluating patient education materials about radiation therapyJeff Dunn
Community Services, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, QLD 4006, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 52:325-32. 2004..Future research in this area may need to consider alternative paradigms for evaluating the helpfulness of such materials...
- Shared decision-making and informed choice for the early detection of prostate cancer in primary careSuzanne K Steginga
Community Services, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
BJU Int 96:1209-10. 2005
- Communicating prostate cancer risk: what should we be telling our patients?Peter D Baade
Queensland Cancer Fund, GPO Box 201, Spring Hill, QLD 4004
Med J Aust 182:472-5. 2005..Decisions need to be made by men based on the best possible understanding of their personal vulnerability, and the individualisation of risk provides a more realistic appraisal of potential threat posed by the disease...
- The tiered model of psychosocial intervention in cancer: a community based approachSandy D Hutchison
Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland, Australia
Psychooncology 15:541-6. 2006..This report describes a tiered intervention model to operationalise psychosocial care in oncology in the community and outlines a framework for integrating services across sectors...
- Impact of an intensive nursing education course on nurses' knowledge, confidence, attitudes, and perceived skills in the care of patients with cancerSuzanne K Steginga
Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Oncol Nurs Forum 32:375-81. 2005..To evaluate the impact of a cancer nursing education course on RNs...
- The decision-related psychosocial concerns of men with localised prostate cancer: targets for intervention and researchSuzanne K Steginga
Programs and Research, The Cancer Council Queensland, School of Psychology, Griffith University, PO Box 201, Spring Hill, QLD 4004 Australia
World J Urol 26:469-74. 2008..To describe decision-related psychosocial issues relevant for men with clinically localised prostate cancer...
- Early decision and psychosocial support intervention for men with localised prostate cancer: an integrated approachSuzanne K Steginga
The Cancer Council Queensland, 553 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, 4006, Australia
Support Care Cancer 16:821-9. 2008..Psycho-education, problem solving and decision support were integrated in a novel telephone-delivered supportive care intervention targeting men at diagnosis and assessed for feasibility...
- A prospective study of the use of alternative therapies by men with localized prostate cancerSuzanne K Steginga
School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Brisbane 4111, Queensland, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 55:70-7. 2004..The potential for alternative therapies to have a supportive function in patient care requires further investigation...
- An educational workshop on the early detection of prostate cancer--a before-after evaluationSuzanne K Steginga
Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland
Aust Fam Physician 34:889-91. 2005
- The application of the heuristic-systematic processing model to treatment decision making about prostate cancerSuzanne K Steginga
Queensland Cancer Fund and the School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Med Decis Making 24:573-83. 2004..Findings were consistent with the Heuristic-Systematic Processing Model and suggest that this model has utility for future research in applied decision making about health...
- The media and prostate cancer screeningSuzanne K Steginga
Med J Aust 187:501-2. 2007
- Describing and predicting psychological distress after colorectal cancerBrigid M Lynch
Viertel Center for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Australia
Cancer 112:1363-70. 2008..The prevalence, course, and predictors of psychological distress after the diagnosis of colorectal cancer are to date not well described...