H M Chochinov

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: a novel psychotherapeutic intervention for patients near the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:5520-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Dignity-conserving care--a new model for palliative care: helping the patient feel valued
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    PX246, 771 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg Manitoba R3E 3N4 Canada
    JAMA 287:2253-60. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Will to live in the terminally ill
    H M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet 354:816-9. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry and terminal illness
    H M Chochinov
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Psychiatry 45:143-50. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a developing empirical model
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry PX246, University of Manitoba, PsycHealth Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 54:433-43. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression in cancer patients
    H M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet Oncol 2:499-505. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a cross-sectional, cohort study
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet 360:2026-30. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Burden to others and the terminally ill
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:463-71. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dignity and psychotherapeutic considerations in end-of-life care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:134-42. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Dignity and the eye of the beholder
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 22:1336-40. 2004

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: a novel psychotherapeutic intervention for patients near the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:5520-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to establish the feasibility of dignity therapy and determine its impact on various measures of psychosocial and existential distress...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dignity-conserving care--a new model for palliative care: helping the patient feel valued
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    PX246, 771 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg Manitoba R3E 3N4 Canada
    JAMA 287:2253-60. 2002
    ..Dignity-conserving care offers an approach that clinicians can use to explicitly target the maintenance of dignity as a therapeutic objective and as a principle of bedside care for patients nearing death...
  3. ncbi request reprint Will to live in the terminally ill
    H M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet 354:816-9. 1999
    ..No study to date, however, has examined the extent to which a dying patient's will to live fluctuates as death approaches...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry and terminal illness
    H M Chochinov
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Psychiatry 45:143-50. 2000
    ..To provide an overview of the palliative care literature salient to the psychiatric aspect of end-of-life care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a developing empirical model
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry PX246, University of Manitoba, PsycHealth Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 54:433-43. 2002
    ..The concept of dignity and the dignity model offer a way of understanding how patients face advancing terminal illness. This will serve to promote dignity and the quality of life of patients nearing death...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression in cancer patients
    H M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet Oncol 2:499-505. 2001
    ..A brief overview of the epidemiology, diagnostic criteria, screening approaches, and special issues, such as depression in the elderly, high-risk populations, and suicide is also provided...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a cross-sectional, cohort study
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet 360:2026-30. 2002
    ..Our aim was to identify the extent to which dying patients perceive they are able to maintain a sense of dignity, and to ascertain how demographic and disease-specific variables relate to the issue of dignity in these individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Burden to others and the terminally ill
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:463-71. 2007
    ..Strategies that target meaning and purpose, depression, and level of fatigue could lessen this source of distress and enhance quality, dignity-conserving care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dignity and psychotherapeutic considerations in end-of-life care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:134-42. 2004
    ..This brief, individualized therapeutic approach has been informed by our dignity work, and specifically designed for application in patients nearing death...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dignity and the eye of the beholder
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 22:1336-40. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Understanding the will to live in patients nearing death
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychosomatics 46:7-10. 2005
    ..Health care providers must learn to appreciate the importance of existential issues and their ability to influence the will to live among patients nearing death...
  12. ncbi request reprint Defining dignity in terminally ill cancer patients: a factor-analytic approach
    Thomas F Hack
    CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychooncology 13:700-8. 2004
    ..These results provide empirical support for the dignity model, and suggest that the provision of end of life care should include methods for treating depression, fostering hope, and facilitating functional independence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dying, dignity, and new horizons in palliative end-of-life care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    DepartmentManitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Cancer Care Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:84-103; quiz 104-5. 2006
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  14. doi request reprint Are cervical cancer screening rates different for women with schizophrenia? A Manitoba population-based study
    Patricia J Martens
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 408 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Schizophr Res 113:101-6. 2009
    ..Barriers to cervical cancer screening (Pap tests) may exist for women experiencing schizophrenia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: family member perspectives
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Med 10:1076-82. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint The patient dignity inventory: a novel way of measuring dignity-related distress in palliative care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:559-71. 2008
    ..Identifying these sources of distress is a critical step toward understanding human suffering and should help clinicians deliver quality, dignity-conserving end-of-life care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability, disability, and palliative end-of-life care
    Deborah Stienstra
    Interdisciplinary Master s Program in Disability Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 22:166-74. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Desire for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide in palliative cancer care
    Keith G Wilson
    Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development, The Rehabilitation Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Health Psychol 26:314-23. 2007
    ..To investigate the attitudes of terminally ill individuals toward the legalization of euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide (PAS) and to identify those who would personally desire such a death...
  19. doi request reprint The landscape of distress in the terminally ill
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:641-9. 2009
    ..A clear articulation of the landscape of distress, including insight regarding those who are most at risk, should pave the way toward more effective, dignity-conserving end-of-life care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in measuring quality care at the end of life in the long-term care environment
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:378-91. 2006
    ..In this review, the methodological issues involved in measuring quality care at the end of life are examined, with specific attention given to the challenges encountered in the long-term care environment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Personality, neuroticism, and coping towards the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:332-41. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Interventions to enhance the spiritual aspects of dying
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    University of Manitoba, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Cancer Care Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Med 8:S103-15. 2005
    ..Research addressing spiritual dimensions of personhood offers an opportunity to expand the horizons of contemporary palliative care, thereby decreasing suffering and enhancing the quality of time remaining to those who are nearing death...
  23. ncbi request reprint The euthanasia debate: attitudes, practices and psychiatric considerations
    H M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Psychiatry 40:593-602. 1995
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  24. ncbi request reprint Politics, palliation, and Canadian progress in end-of-life care
    S Carstairs
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Manitoba, CancerCare Manitoba
    J Palliat Med 4:396-9. 2001
    ..The federal government recently took the unprecedented step of creating a new office to represent palliative care within the federal cabinet. In Canada, it would appear that palliative care is an idea whose time has come...
  25. ncbi request reprint Current management of depression in cancer patients
    Leonard Schwartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Oncology (Williston Park) 16:1102-10; discussion 1110, 1114-5. 2002
    ..The judicious use of medication and supportive therapies should significantly alleviate depression and enable the patient to navigate the cancer course with dignity, purpose, and the best quality of life possible...
  26. ncbi request reprint "Broken covenant": healthcare aides' "experience of the ethical" in caring for dying seniors in a personal care home
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    J Clin Ethics 21:201-11. 2010
    ..The findings reported here explicate: (1) the types of situations that are ethically problematic for HCAs; (2) the meanings they assign to these situations, and (3) the impact such situations have on the provision of end-of-life care...
  27. doi request reprint The palliative medication kit: an effective way of extending care in the home for patients nearing death
    Suzanne M Wowchuk
    College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Med 12:797-803. 2009
    ..Palliative medication kits for home use were developed in order to extend the period of time terminally ill patients might be cared for in their homes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predicting the trajectory of will to live in terminally ill patients
    Douglas Tataryn
    Faculty of Nursing and Division of Palliative Care of the Department of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychosomatics 43:370-7. 2002
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  29. doi request reprint Hope in advanced cancer patients
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, 3017 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 44:1169-74. 2008
    ..We examine the challenging issue of how to define hope, discuss the issue of measuring hope and review the state of evidence addressing interventions that may enhance or bolster hope in the face of advanced disease...
  30. pmc Dignity and the essence of medicine: the A, B, C, and D of dignity conserving care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Canada
    BMJ 335:184-7. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety disorders in palliative cancer care
    Keith G Wilson
    The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Ottawa, Ontario, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:118-29. 2007
    ..In conclusion, it appears that depression and anxiety disorders are indeed common among patients receiving palliative care. These disorders contribute to a greatly diminished quality of life among people who are dying of cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cytokines, cancer and depression: connecting the dots
    Hayley Menzies
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Support Oncol 3:55-7. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Thinking outside the box: depression, hope, and meaning at the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    J Palliat Med 6:973-7. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Suffering with advanced cancer
    Keith G Wilson
    The Rehabilitation Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:1691-7. 2007
    ..We inquired into the sense of suffering among patients with advanced cancer to investigate its causes and correlates...
  35. ncbi request reprint Measurement of psychological distress in palliative care
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:779-89. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint Global sorrow following catastrophic loss
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    J Palliat Care 21:136-8. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Dignity. Dignity? Dignity!
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    J Palliat Med 11:674-5. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Depression and suicidal ideation in patients who discontinue the life-support treatment of dialysis
    Lewis M Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:889-96. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of major depression and suicidal ideation in patients who stop the life-support treatment of dialysis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Palliative care: an opportunity for mental health professionals
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Can J Psychiatry 49:347-9. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Defending dignity
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Palliat Support Care 1:307-8. 2003