Kenneth I Pakenham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of illness, resources, appraisal, and coping strategies in adjustment to HIV/AIDS: the direct and buffering effects
    K I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Behav Med 24:259-79. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Couples coping with multiple sclerosis: a dyadic perspective on the roles of mindfulness and acceptance
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    J Behav Med 36:389-400. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Test of a model of the effects of parental illness on youth and family functioning
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Health Psychol 31:580-90. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Caregiving tasks in caring for an adult with mental illness and associations with adjustment outcomes
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 19:186-98. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The nature of caregiving in children of a parent with multiple sclerosis from multiple sources and the associations between caregiving activities and youth adjustment overtime
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Psychol Health 27:324-46. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Parenting difficulties and resources: the perspectives of parents with multiple sclerosis and their partners
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
    Rehabil Psychol 57:52-60. 2012
  7. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:427. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Making sense of illness or disability: the nature of sense making in multiple sclerosis (MS)
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    University of Queensland, Australia
    J Health Psychol 13:93-105. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Making sense of caregiving for persons with multiple sclerosis (MS): the dimensional structure of sense making and relations with positive and negative adjustment
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 15:241-52. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Relations between acceptance of multiple sclerosis and positive and negative adjustments
    Kenneth Ian Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Psychol Health 26:1292-309. 2011

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of illness, resources, appraisal, and coping strategies in adjustment to HIV/AIDS: the direct and buffering effects
    K I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Behav Med 24:259-79. 2001
    ..There was limited support for the stress-buffering effects of optimism. Findings support the utility of a stress and coping model of adjustment to HIV/AIDS...
  2. doi request reprint Couples coping with multiple sclerosis: a dyadic perspective on the roles of mindfulness and acceptance
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    J Behav Med 36:389-400. 2013
    ..Findings support the roles of mindfulness and acceptance in shaping individual and dyadic adjustment in couples coping with chronic illness. ..
  3. doi request reprint Test of a model of the effects of parental illness on youth and family functioning
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Health Psychol 31:580-90. 2012
    ..This study tested a conceptual model of the effects of PI on youth and family functioning derived from the Family Ecology Framework (FEF; Pedersen & Revenson, 2005)...
  4. doi request reprint Caregiving tasks in caring for an adult with mental illness and associations with adjustment outcomes
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 19:186-98. 2012
    ..This caregiving is of immense social and economic value, but often at a high cost to carers. Investigation of the specific caregiving tasks these carers undertake and how these may affect their adjustment has been neglected...
  5. doi request reprint The nature of caregiving in children of a parent with multiple sclerosis from multiple sources and the associations between caregiving activities and youth adjustment overtime
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Psychol Health 27:324-46. 2012
    ..Findings delineate the key dimensions of young caregiving in MS and the differential links between caregiving activities and youth adjustment...
  6. doi request reprint Parenting difficulties and resources: the perspectives of parents with multiple sclerosis and their partners
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
    Rehabil Psychol 57:52-60. 2012
    ..The purpose of this exploratory study was to provide descriptive data on the difficulties and resources associated with parenting with MS...
  7. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:427. 2009
    ..This paper describes the design and measures of a study to evaluate a resilience training program (READY) to promote psychosocial well-being for heart health, and the added value of integrating physical activity promotion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Making sense of illness or disability: the nature of sense making in multiple sclerosis (MS)
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    University of Queensland, Australia
    J Health Psychol 13:93-105. 2008
    ..Sense making was related to lower disability and disease severity and evidenced beneficial direct effects on positive adjustment outcomes and depression after controlling for illness and religious-spiritual belief...
  9. doi request reprint Making sense of caregiving for persons with multiple sclerosis (MS): the dimensional structure of sense making and relations with positive and negative adjustment
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 15:241-52. 2008
    ..Sense making is a meaning-making process that refers to the development of explanations for adversity. Despite a growing interest in this construct within the chronic illness literature, it has been neglected in research on carers...
  10. doi request reprint Relations between acceptance of multiple sclerosis and positive and negative adjustments
    Kenneth Ian Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Psychol Health 26:1292-309. 2011
    ..This is the first study to examine the role of acceptance (as defined in ACT) in adjusting to MS over time and as such provides a first step for further investigation of acceptance in MS...
  11. ncbi request reprint The nature of benefit finding in multiple sclerosis (MS)
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 12:190-6. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Relations between social support, appraisal and coping and both positive and negative outcomes in young carers
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    University of Queensland, Australia
    J Health Psychol 12:89-102. 2007
    ..The stress/coping framework and findings have the potential to inform interventions designed to promote well-being in young carers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Benefit finding in multiple sclerosis and associations with positive and negative outcomes
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Health Psychol 24:123-32. 2005
    ..Benefit finding did not have a direct effect on distress or subjective health but had a weak association with negative affect. Family Relations Growth had a stress-buffering effect on distress...
  14. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a psychosocial intervention for HIV/AIDS caregiving dyads and individual caregivers: a controlled treatment outcome study
    K I Pakenham
    University of Queensland, Australia
    AIDS Care 14:731-50. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Adjustment in mothers of children with Asperger syndrome: an application of the double ABCX model of family adjustment
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Autism 9:191-212. 2005
    ..Findings indicate the utility of the double ABCX model in guiding research into parental adjustment when caring for a child with Asperger syndrome. Limitations of the study and clinical implications are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Relationships between quality of life and finding benefits in a diagnosis of colorectal cancer
    Machelle Rinaldis
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Psychol 101:259-75. 2010
    ..These findings have implications for theory building and the measurement of benefit-finding...
  17. doi request reprint Development, confirmation, and validation of a measure of coping with colorectal cancer: a longitudinal investigation
    Machelle Rinaldis
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:624-33. 2009
    ..This longitudinal study developed and confirmed the factor structure of the 32-item Coping with Colorectal Cancer (CCRC) measure. Reliability and validity of the measure were also assessed...
  18. doi request reprint Development of the benefit finding in multiple sclerosis (MS) caregiving scale: a longitudinal study of relations between benefit finding and adjustment
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Health Psychol 13:583-602. 2008
    ..Benefit finding (BF) is a meaning-making construct that has been shown to predict carer and care recipient adjustment...
  19. ncbi request reprint The positive impact of multiple sclerosis (MS) on carers: associations between carer benefit finding and positive and negative adjustment domains
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:985-97. 2005
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  20. doi request reprint Effects of a telephone-delivered multiple health behavior change intervention (CanChange) on health and behavioral outcomes in survivors of colorectal cancer: a randomized controlled trial
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 31:2313-21. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the effects of a telephone-delivered multiple health behavior change intervention (CanChange) on health and behavioral outcomes among colorectal cancer survivors...
  21. doi request reprint A stress and coping model of adjustment to caring for an adult with mental illness
    Christina Mackay
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Community Ment Health J 48:450-62. 2012
    ..Findings support the utility of stress and coping theory in identifying risk and protective factors associated with adaptation to caring for an adult with mental illness...
  22. doi request reprint Associations between benefit finding and adjustment outcomes in thyroid cancer
    Rachel V Costa
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:737-44. 2012
    ..Partner ratings of patient's BF and health behaviour changes were examined as sources of external validity for these constructs...
  23. doi request reprint Application of a stress and coping model to positive and negative adjustment outcomes in colorectal cancer caregiving
    Amber Fitzell
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:1171-8. 2010
    ..Stress appraisal emerged as the strongest and most consistent predictor of all adjustment outcomes. Findings support the utility of the stress and coping model of adjustment to caregiving in colorectal cancer...
  24. doi request reprint The dimensional structure of benefit finding in multiple sclerosis and relations with positive and negative adjustment: A longitudinal study
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychol Health 24:373-93. 2009
    ..Findings delineate the dimensional structure of benefit finding in MS, the differential links between benefit finding dimensions and adjustment and the temporal unfolding of benefit finding in chronic illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relations between social support, appraisal and coping and both positive and negative outcomes for children of a parent with multiple sclerosis and comparisons with children of healthy parents
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 20:709-23. 2006
    ..To examine adjustment in children of a parent with multiple sclerosis within a stress and coping framework and compare them with those who have 'healthy' parents...
  26. ncbi request reprint Finding meaning in parenting a child with Asperger syndrome: correlates of sense making and benefit finding
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Res Dev Disabil 25:245-64. 2004
    ..The meaning variables were positively related to adaptive coping processes: social support, self-efficacy, and problem-focused and emotional approach coping strategies...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of a resilience-based intervention for children of parents with mental illness
    Eliza Fraser
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:1041-50. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a group psychosocial intervention for children (aged 12-18) of a parent with mental illness (copmi)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Application of a stress and coping model to antenatal depressive symptomatology
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behavior Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia K
    Psychol Health Med 12:266-77. 2007
    ..Findings provide preliminary support for the use of a stress/coping model to guide future research into psychosocial predictors of antenatal depression...
  29. doi request reprint A structural model of the relationships among stress, coping, benefit-finding and quality of life in persons diagnosed with colorectal cancer
    Machelle Rinaldis
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Psychol Health 27:159-77. 2012
    ..1997). Positive psychological states and coping with severe stress. Social Science and Medicine, 45, 1207–1221]. Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in chronic fatigue syndrome: predictors of physical functioning and psychological distress
    Timothy J Lowry
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 13:222-38. 2008
    ..Results identify a potent set of predictors of HRQoL and show that CFS has a pervasive negative impact on quality of life, particularly physical and psychological functioning...
  31. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a tele-based lifestyle intervention for colorectal cancer survivors ('CanChange'): study protocol
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:286. 2009
    ..This paper presents the study protocol for a novel telephone-delivered intervention to improve lifestyle factors and health outcomes for colorectal cancer survivors...
  32. ncbi request reprint The nature of sense making in caregiving for persons with multiple sclerosis
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1263-73. 2008
    ..This study investigated the nature of sense making in multiple sclerosis (MS) carers and relations between it and care recipient illness, caregiving context, carer religious-spiritual beliefs and carer and care recipient adjustment...
  33. doi request reprint Are psychologists willing and able to promote physical activity as part of psychological treatment?
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 17:287-97. 2010
    ..Physical activity can provide psychological benefits, but there is little research on psychologists' promoting activity as part of psychological treatment...
  34. doi request reprint Identification of stress and coping risk and protective factors associated with changes in adjustment to caring for an adult with mental illness
    Christina Mackay
    The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Psychol 67:1064-79. 2011
    ..Findings support the application of stress/coping theory to guide identification of modifiable risk and protective factors associated with caregiver adjustment...
  35. doi request reprint Youth adjustment to parental illness or disability: the role of illness characteristics, caregiving, and attachment
    Michael J Ireland
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 15:632-45. 2010
    ..Findings highlight young caregiving as an important target for service and policy planning...
  36. ncbi request reprint Coping and health-related quality of life in men with prostate cancer randomly assigned to hormonal medication or close monitoring
    Heather J Green
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Psychooncology 11:401-14. 2002
    ..HRQoL in men with prostate cancer was associated more strongly with appraisal and coping than with medical variables...
  37. doi request reprint Self-reported information on the diagnosis of colorectal cancer was reliable but not necessarily valid
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:498-504. 2008
    ..We examined the test-retest reliability and validity of colorectal cancer patients reporting on the process of their diagnosis...