M J Esplen
Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
- A supportive-expressive group intervention for women with a family history of breast cancer: results of a phase II studyM J Esplen
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Psychooncology 9:243-52. 2000..Evidence suggests that there are significant psychological and behavioural sequelae associated with having a family history of breast cancer (BC) which can interfere with comprehension of risk estimates...
- Motivations and psychosocial impact of genetic testing for HNPCCM J Esplen
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Med Genet 103:9-15. 2001..These preliminary findings should be further explored in a larger prospective study design over multiple time points...
- Colorectal cancer survivors undergoing genetic testing for hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer: motivational factors and psychosocial functioningM J Esplen
Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin Genet 72:394-401. 2007..Findings have implications for future research and potential support needs during the genetic counseling and testing process...
- Long-term psychosocial and behavioral adjustment in individuals receiving genetic test results in Lynch syndromeM J Esplen
University Health Network, Toronto, Canada Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada de Souza Institute, Toronto, Canada
Clin Genet 87:525-32. 2015..In summary, most individuals adapt to genetic test results over the long term and continue to engage in screening. A subgroup, including some non-carriers, may require added psychosocial support. ..
- Development and validation of an instrument to measure the impact of genetic testing on self-concept in Lynch syndromeM J Esplen
Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Clin Genet 80:415-23. 2011..37, p < 0.001). The scale's performance was stable across participant characteristics. This new scale for measuring self-concept has potential to be used as a clinical tool and as a measure for future studies...
- Quality of life and functional outcome for individuals who underwent very early colectomy for familial adenomatous polyposisC A Durno
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dis Colon Rectum 55:436-43. 2012..There is a group of children who develop polyps at a younger age requiring earlier colectomy. Little is known about this very young subgroup in relation to bowel function or quality of life...
- Facilitating adjustment to inflammatory bowel disease: a model of psychosocial intervention in non-psychiatric patientsR Maunder
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and Department of Psychiatry and IBD Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Psychother Psychosom 68:230-40. 1999..A model of normal psychosocial adjustment to IBD and the interventions which can improve difficulties with adjustment will facilitate rational therapeutic intervention and needed research in this area...
- Supportive-expressive group psychotherapy for persons with inflammatory bowel diseaseR G Maunder
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 46:622-6. 2001..Supportive-expressive (SE) group psychotherapy is designed to be applicable to medically ill populations. In this open trial, SE therapy was adapted for use in treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
- Alleviating existential distress of cancer patients: can relational ethics guide clinicians?D Leung
Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:30-8. 2010..Implications for oncology care are suggested at the micro-, meso- and macro-levels to encourage clinicians to ethically respond to patients' existential distress needs...