David W Kissane

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Demoralization Scale: a report of its development and preliminary validation
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Care 20:269-76. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Demoralization: its phenomenology and importance
    David M Clarke
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Research Unit, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:733-42. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-existential group psychotherapy for women with primary breast cancer: a randomised controlled trial
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychooncology 12:532-46. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial morbidity associated with patterns of family functioning in palliative care: baseline data from the Family Focused Grief Therapy controlled trial
    David W Kissane
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Palliat Med 17:527-37. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological morbidity and quality of life in women with advanced breast cancer: a cross-sectional survey
    Brenda Grabsch
    University of Melbourne Centre for Palliative Care, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, St Vincent s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 4:47-56. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of psychosocial and physical functioning in patients with motor neurone disease and metastatic cancer
    David M Clarke
    Monash University, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Palliat Care 21:173-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The psychological aftermath of prostate cancer treatment choices: a comparison of depression, anxiety and quality of life outcomes over the 12 months following diagnosis
    Jeremy W Couper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:S86-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint What works for therapists conducting family meetings: treatment integrity in family-focused grief therapy during palliative care and bereavement
    Eunice K H Chan
    Center for Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:502-12. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of prostate cancer on patients and their partners
    Jeremy W Couper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:428-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in women with early stage breast cancer
    Anthony W Love
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:246-50. 2002

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The Demoralization Scale: a report of its development and preliminary validation
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Care 20:269-76. 2004
    ..Confirmatory validation is needed for the scale to be used as a measure of change in interventions designed to treat demoralization...
  2. ncbi request reprint Demoralization: its phenomenology and importance
    David M Clarke
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Research Unit, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:733-42. 2002
    ..The aim here is to review and summarize the literature pertaining to demoralization in order to examine the validity of the construct...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-existential group psychotherapy for women with primary breast cancer: a randomised controlled trial
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychooncology 12:532-46. 2003
    ..We conducted a randomised, controlled trial of cognitive-existential group therapy (CEGT) for women with early stage breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy with the aim of improving mood and mental attitude to cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial morbidity associated with patterns of family functioning in palliative care: baseline data from the Family Focused Grief Therapy controlled trial
    David W Kissane
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Palliat Med 17:527-37. 2003
    ..The predictive validity of the FRI as a screening measure was confirmed. Overall, these baseline data point to the importance of a family-centred model of care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological morbidity and quality of life in women with advanced breast cancer: a cross-sectional survey
    Brenda Grabsch
    University of Melbourne Centre for Palliative Care, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, St Vincent s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 4:47-56. 2006
    ..Our purpose was to determine the frequency of psychiatric morbidity and to assess the quality of life of women with advanced breast cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of psychosocial and physical functioning in patients with motor neurone disease and metastatic cancer
    David M Clarke
    Monash University, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Palliat Care 21:173-9. 2005
    ..We suggest this difference in the quality of depression represents a difference in illness experience of the two groups and has relevance for the ways we treat depression in the medically ill...
  7. ncbi request reprint The psychological aftermath of prostate cancer treatment choices: a comparison of depression, anxiety and quality of life outcomes over the 12 months following diagnosis
    Jeremy W Couper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:S86-9. 2009
    ..To assess the psychological impact of the different treatments for localised prostate cancer (PCA)...
  8. ncbi request reprint What works for therapists conducting family meetings: treatment integrity in family-focused grief therapy during palliative care and bereavement
    Eunice K H Chan
    Center for Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:502-12. 2004
    ..Consistent application of FFGT, with attention to its four key themes of family communication, cohesiveness, conflict resolution, and shared grief has been demonstrated. The model is generalizable when applied by family therapists...
  9. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of prostate cancer on patients and their partners
    Jeremy W Couper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:428-32. 2006
    ..To assess the psychosocial impact of the diagnosis of either localised or metastatic prostate cancer (PCA) on patients and their female partners...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in women with early stage breast cancer
    Anthony W Love
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:246-50. 2002
    ..To investigate the diagnostic efficiency of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) inpatients with breast cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Supportive-expressive group therapy: the transformation of existential ambivalence into creative living while enhancing adherence to anti-cancer therapies
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychooncology 13:755-68. 2004
    ..This promotes compliance with anti-cancer treatments, including both the initiation of and perseverance with chemotherapy. This mechanism could prove to be a potentially important pathway in promoting longer survival...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of cognitive-existential group therapy on survival in early-stage breast cancer
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1242 Second Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4255-60. 2004
    ..Given the debate about group therapy's association with increased survival in women with metastatic breast cancer, we were curious to check its effect at a much earlier stage in the cancer journey...
  13. ncbi request reprint Issues in pediatric palliative care: understanding families
    Abraham S Bartell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Care 21:165-72. 2005
    ..Family-focused grief therapy is one model, used with both adolescent and adult families, that has promise for the field. The time has surely arrived for palliative medicine to focus on family-based research...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family focused grief therapy: a randomized, controlled trial in palliative care and bereavement
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1208-18. 2006
    ..It commences during palliative care of terminally ill patients and continues into bereavement. The authors report a randomized, controlled trial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Letting go of the hope that psychotherapy prolongs cancer survival
    David W Kissane
    J Clin Oncol 25:5689-90. 2007
  16. doi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment in newly diagnosed prostate cancer
    Anthony W Love
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:423-9. 2008
    ..To examine the psychological and social adjustment of men with early or advanced stage prostate cancer and to compare them with a matched group of cancer-free community volunteers...
  17. doi request reprint Psychosocial interventions for cancer patients
    Jessica Daniels
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 20:367-71. 2008
    ..To evaluate recent studies of psychosocial interventions to improve survival, health, quality of life, and somatic symptoms for patients with cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Desire for information and involvement in treatment decisions: elderly cancer patients' preferences and their physicians' perceptions
    Elena B Elkin
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 44, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5275-80. 2007
    ..Shared decision making is a tenet of contemporary medicine and oncology practice. How involved elderly patients want to be in making treatment decisions and how physicians perceive patient preferences for such involvement are uncertain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Supportive-expressive group therapy for women with metastatic breast cancer: survival and psychosocial outcome from a randomized controlled trial
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychooncology 16:277-86. 2007
    ..Mixed reports exist about the impact of supportive-expressive group therapy (SEGT) on survival...
  20. ncbi request reprint The challenge of discrepancies in values among physicians, patients, and family members
    David W Kissane
    Cancer 100:1771-5. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorder in women with early stage and advanced breast cancer: a comparative analysis
    David W Kissane
    Department ofpsychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:320-6. 2004
    ..To assess psychosocial morbidity in women with breast cancer and to compare the differential rates between women with early stage and advanced disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: a comparison of the Beck Depression Inventory Short Form and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
    Anthony W Love
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:526-31. 2004
    ..To compare two self-report questionnaires for identifying possible depression in women with metastatic breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint The contribution of demoralization to end of life decisionmaking
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 34:21-31. 2004