Josee Savard

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prostate cancer treatments and their side effects are associated with increased insomnia
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Université Laval and Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:1381-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The evolution of fear of cancer recurrence during the cancer care trajectory and its relationship with cancer characteristics
    Josee Savard
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 74:354-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Feasibility of a self-help treatment for insomnia comorbid with cancer
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 20:1013-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, natural course, and risk factors of insomnia comorbid with cancer over a 2-month period
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, G1R 2J6
    J Clin Oncol 27:5233-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized study on the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia secondary to breast cancer, part II: Immunologic effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, G1R 2J6
    J Clin Oncol 23:6097-106. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized study on the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia secondary to breast cancer, part I: Sleep and psychological effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, G1R 2J6 Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:6083-96. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Are refined differential diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment for cancer-related insomnia always necessary? Practical recommendations for cancer care providers
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center and School of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Support Oncol 3:361-2, 388. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Natural course of insomnia comorbid with cancer: an 18-month longitudinal study
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1R 2J6
    J Clin Oncol 29:3580-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Insomnia in men treated with radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center and School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 14:147-56. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic insomnia and immune functioning
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:211-21. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint Prostate cancer treatments and their side effects are associated with increased insomnia
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Université Laval and Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:1381-8. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The evolution of fear of cancer recurrence during the cancer care trajectory and its relationship with cancer characteristics
    Josee Savard
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 74:354-60. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Feasibility of a self-help treatment for insomnia comorbid with cancer
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 20:1013-9. 2011
    ..This feasibility study examined patients' satisfaction with a self-help CBT for insomnia comorbid with cancer and gathered some preliminary data on its effect on sleep and associated features...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, natural course, and risk factors of insomnia comorbid with cancer over a 2-month period
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, G1R 2J6
    J Clin Oncol 27:5233-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the prevalence, natural course, and risk factors of insomnia comorbid with cancer over a 2-month period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized study on the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia secondary to breast cancer, part II: Immunologic effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, G1R 2J6
    J Clin Oncol 23:6097-106. 2005
    ..Previous analyses of this study showed that CBT was associated with improved sleep and quality of life, and reduced psychological distress...
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized study on the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia secondary to breast cancer, part I: Sleep and psychological effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, G1R 2J6 Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:6083-96. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Are refined differential diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment for cancer-related insomnia always necessary? Practical recommendations for cancer care providers
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center and School of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Support Oncol 3:361-2, 388. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Natural course of insomnia comorbid with cancer: an 18-month longitudinal study
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1R 2J6
    J Clin Oncol 29:3580-6. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the prevalence and natural course (incidence, persistence, remission, and relapse) of insomnia comorbid with cancer during an 18-month period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Insomnia in men treated with radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center and School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 14:147-56. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic insomnia and immune functioning
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:211-21. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate whether clinical insomnia is associated with immune alterations by comparing immune functioning between patients with chronic insomnia and good sleepers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial on cognitive therapy for depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: psychological and immunological effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 4:219-37. 2006
    ..This study assessed the efficacy of CT for depression administered individually in women with metastatic breast cancer and its effect on immune function...
  12. pmc Incidence and risk factors of insomnia in a population-based sample
    Mélanie LeBlanc
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 32:1027-37. 2009
    ..This study estimated the incidence of insomnia and examined potential risk factors in a cohort of good sleepers followed over a one-year period...
  13. doi request reprint Evolution of cancer-related symptoms over an 18-month period
    Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald
    School of Psychology, Université Laval and Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:1007-18. 2013
    ..In addition, the contribution of medical factors (e.g., cancer site, and treatments) in explaining the changes in these symptoms is yet to be established...
  14. doi request reprint Which symptoms come first? Exploration of temporal relationships between cancer-related symptoms over an 18-month period
    Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 45:329-37. 2013
    ..Anxiety, depression, insomnia, fatigue, and pain are frequently reported by cancer patients. These symptoms are highly interrelated. However, few prospective studies have documented the sequence with which symptoms occur during cancer care...
  15. ncbi request reprint The association between nocturnal hot flashes and sleep in breast cancer survivors
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center and School of Psychology, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:513-22. 2004
    ..Nocturnal hot flashes, or their underlying mechanisms, should be considered as potential contributors to sleep disruption in women with breast cancer who report poor sleep...
  16. doi request reprint The natural history of insomnia: a population-based 3-year longitudinal study
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, Quebec City, QC G1K 0A6, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:447-53. 2009
    ..The extent to which episodes of insomnia will persist or remit over time is difficult to predict. We examined the natural history of insomnia and describe the most common trajectories over 3 years...
  17. doi request reprint Changes in self-reported hot flashes and their association with concurrent changes in insomnia symptoms among women with breast cancer
    Marie Hélène Savard
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Menopause 18:985-93. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess longitudinally the relationship between hot flashes and insomnia symptoms in women receiving adjuvant treatments for breast cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Is insomnia associated with cognitive impairments in breast cancer patients?
    Aude Caplette-Gingras
    School of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Behav Sleep Med 11:239-57. 2013
    ..Moreover, older age and a higher education were associated with more severe cognitive impairments related to insomnia. ..
  19. doi request reprint Depression and androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: a prospective controlled study
    Séverine Hervouet
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, and Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Health Psychol 32:675-84. 2013
    ..The main goal of this controlled study was to compare the presence of depressive symptoms and disorders in men receiving a combination of androgen deprivation therapy and radiation therapy (ADT-RTH) to men receiving RTH only...
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia in women treated for nonmetastatic breast cancer
    Catherine Quesnel
    School of Psychology and Cancer Research Centre, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:189-200. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that cognitive-behavioral therapy, previously found effective for primary insomnia, is also of clinical benefit for insomnia secondary to cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia and its treatment in Canada
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 56:540-8. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of insomnia and examine its correlates (for example, demographics and physical and mental health) and treatments...
  22. doi request reprint A brief intervention for fatigue management in breast cancer survivors
    Lise Fillion
    Laval University, Faculty of Nursing, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 31:145-59. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a brief psycho-educational group intervention focusing on active coping strategies and physical activity is beneficial to cancer survivors after breast cancer treatments...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychological functioning associated with prostate cancer: cross-sectional comparison of patients treated with radiotherapy, brachytherapy, or surgery
    Séverine Hervouet
    School of Psychology, Laval University, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:474-84. 2005
    ..Although cross-sectional, these findings raise the possibility of a differential influence of treatments for prostate cancer on some aspects of psychological functioning...
  24. doi request reprint The influence of breast cancer treatment on the occurrence of hot flashes
    Marie Hélène Savard
    School of Psychology, and Laval University Cancer Research Center, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:687-97. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychological and health-related quality of life factors associated with insomnia in a population-based sample
    Mélanie LeBlanc
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 63:157-66. 2007
    ..This study examined the relationship of psychological and health-related quality of life variables to insomnia in a population-based sample...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia comorbid with breast cancer
    Valerie Tremblay
    Laval University Cancer Research Center and School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:742-50. 2009
    ..This study gives some support to the importance of targeting erroneous beliefs about sleep and poor sleep habits in the treatment of cancer-related insomnia, but also to the importance of enhancing patients' expectancies for improvement...
  27. doi request reprint Relationship between objectively recorded hot flashes and sleep disturbances among breast cancer patients: investigating hot flash characteristics other than frequency
    Marie Hélène Savard
    From the 1School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada 2Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Canada 3Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Quebec, Canada and 4Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert Giffard, Quebec, Canada
    Menopause 20:997-1005. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between various characteristics of objectively recorded hot flashes and sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients...
  28. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy, singly and combined with medication, for persistent insomnia: a randomized controlled trial
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Pavillon F A S, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1K 0A6
    JAMA 301:2005-15. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether combined or maintenance therapies would enhance outcome...
  29. ncbi request reprint Validation evidence for the French Canadian adaptation of the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory as a measure of cancer-related fatigue
    Lise Fillion
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 26:143-54. 2003
    ..Although further validation is recommended, the results for the French Canadian MFI in assessing cancer-related fatigue in both women and men undergoing cancer treatments showed good psychometric qualities...
  30. ncbi request reprint Empirical validation of the Insomnia Severity Index in cancer patients
    Marie Hélène Savard
    School of Psychology and Cancer Research Center, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 14:429-41. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the ISI appears to be an excellent evaluation and screening tool in the context of cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: a review of the literature
    Aude Caplette-Gingras
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 6:377-87. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to review the available literature on depression in women with metastatic breast cancer in terms of prevalence, potential risk factors, and consequences, as well as pharmacological and psychological interventions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Speed and trajectory of changes of insomnia symptoms during acute treatment with cognitive-behavioral therapy, singly and combined with medication
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:701-7. 2014
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Utilization of hypnotic medication in the context of cancer: predictors and frequency of use
    Lucie Casault
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, QC, G1R 2J6, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 20:1203-10. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Fear of cancer recurrence: specific profiles and nature of intrusive thoughts
    Sébastien Simard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 4:361-71. 2010
    ..Although the fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) is to varying degrees almost universal in cancer survivors, few studies have been carried out specifically on this issue partly because of the complexity and the heterogeneity of the phenomenon...
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive therapy for depression among women with metastatic cancer: a single-case experimental study
    Mylène Lévesque
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, 11 Cote du Palais, Que, Canada, G1R 2J6
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:287-305. 2004
    ..e., anxiety, fatigue) for each participant. These improvements were also found to be clinically significant at post-treatment...
  36. doi request reprint Fear of Cancer Recurrence Inventory: development and initial validation of a multidimensional measure of fear of cancer recurrence
    Sébastien Simard
    School of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:241-51. 2009
    ..Despite the fact that the fear of cancer recurrence is to varying degrees almost universal in cancer survivors, there is a lack of validated multidimensional instruments to evaluate this issue specifically...
  37. pmc The economic burden of insomnia: direct and indirect costs for individuals with insomnia syndrome, insomnia symptoms, and good sleepers
    Meagan Daley
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 32:55-64. 2009
    ..This study estimated from a societal perspective the direct and indirect costs of insomnia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Implementing the role of patient-navigator nurse at a university hospital centre
    Lise Fillion
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC
    Can Oncol Nurs J 16:11-7, 5-10. 2006
    ..Several recommendations are formulated, one being the importance of situating the implementation process from an organizational change perspective...
  39. ncbi request reprint Is a video-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia as efficacious as a professionally administered treatment in breast cancer? Results of a randomized controlled trial
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Centre de recherche sur le cancer, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 37:1305-14. 2014
    ..To assess the short-term efficacy of a video-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as compared to a professionally administered CBT-I and to a no-treatment group...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of insomnia using cognitive therapy
    Lynda Belanger
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Behav Sleep Med 4:179-198. 2006
    ..Future directions include the need to refine cognitive interventions and to examine the unique contribution of this therapeutic component to the overall efficacy of multifaceted cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  41. pmc Breast cancer patients have progressively impaired sleep-wake activity rhythms during chemotherapy
    Josee Savard
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 32:1155-60. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the longitudinal course of sleep-wake activity rhythms before and during chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Self-help treatment for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 28:1319-27. 2005
    ..Insomnia is a prevalent health complaint that often remains untreated. Several interventions are efficacious but they are not widely available. This study evaluated the efficacy of a self-help behavioral intervention for insomnia...
  43. doi request reprint Cognitive impairments associated with breast cancer treatments: results from a longitudinal study
    Catherine Quesnel
    School of Psychology, Université Laval and Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:113-23. 2009
    ..To resolve this issue, this prospective study aimed to compare the effects of chemotherapy to the effect of radiotherapy on cognitive functioning in women treated for non-metastatic breast cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Validation of a sternal skin conductance criterion for measuring hot flashes in breast cancer patients
    Marie Hélène Savard
    From the 1Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Canada 2Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Quebec, Canada and 3School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Menopause 21:165-9. 2014
    ..This study aimed to establish the sternal skin conductance level (SCL) increase that would optimally detect hot flashes among breast cancer patients...
  45. pmc Monthly fluctuations of insomnia symptoms in a population-based sample
    Charles M Morin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Centre d étude des troubles du sommeil, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec, Quebec City, Canada
    Sleep 37:319-26. 2014
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Insomnia following traumatic brain injury: a review
    Marie Christine Ouellet
    Ecole de Psychologie, Centre d Etude des Troubles du Sommeil, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 18:187-98. 2004
    ..Increased knowledge about the high prevalence, diagnosis, and potential etiological factors of insomnia following TBI may promote a better identification, evaluation, and treatment of sleeping difficulties in this population...