Harvey Chochinov

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: revisited
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnepeg, Canada
    J Palliat Med 9:666-72. 2006
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Dignity in care: time to take action
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:756-9. 2013
  6. pmc Is dignity therapy feasible to enhance the end of life experience for people with motor neurone disease and their family carers?
    Brenda Bentley
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    BMC Palliat Care 11:18. 2012
  7. pmc Health care provider communication: an empirical model of therapeutic effectiveness
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer 119:1706-13. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The Patient Dignity Inventory: applications in the oncology setting
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Med 15:998-1005. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Comparative health care use patterns of people with schizophrenia near the end of life: a population-based study in Manitoba, Canada
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, PsycHealth Centre, PZ433 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Schizophr Res 141:241-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Dignity therapy: a feasibility study of elders in long-term care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 10:3-15. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications49

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: revisited
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnepeg, Canada
    J Palliat Med 9:666-72. 2006
    ..Several studies have been conducted examining the notion of dignity and how it is understood and experienced by people as they approach death...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Dignity in care: time to take action
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:756-9. 2013
    ..Health care professionals must set aside some time, supported by their institutions, to advance a culture of caring-now is the time to take action. ..
  6. pmc Is dignity therapy feasible to enhance the end of life experience for people with motor neurone disease and their family carers?
    Brenda Bentley
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    BMC Palliat Care 11:18. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Health care provider communication: an empirical model of therapeutic effectiveness
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer 119:1706-13. 2013
    ..Responding effectively requires therapeutic sensitivity and skill. In this study, we examined therapeutic effectiveness within the setting of cancer-related distress with the objective of understanding its constituent parts...
  8. doi request reprint The Patient Dignity Inventory: applications in the oncology setting
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Med 15:998-1005. 2012
    ..While its validity and reliability have been studied within the context of palliative care, its utility in clinical settings has not as yet been examined...
  9. doi request reprint Comparative health care use patterns of people with schizophrenia near the end of life: a population-based study in Manitoba, Canada
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, PsycHealth Centre, PZ433 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Schizophr Res 141:241-6. 2012
    ..The rate of health care and palliative care utilization for patients with schizophrenia near the end-of-life is currently unknown...
  10. doi request reprint Dignity therapy: a feasibility study of elders in long-term care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 10:3-15. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of dignity therapy for the frail elderly...
  11. pmc Assessing the feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness of Dignity Therapy for people with advanced cancer referred to a hospital-based palliative care team: Study protocol
    Sue Hall
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 8:5. 2009
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: Current Controlled Clinical Trials: ISRCTN29868352...
  12. pmc Testing the feasibility of the Dignity Therapy interview: adaptation for the Danish culture
    Lise J Houmann
    Dept, of Palliative Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Palliat Care 9:21. 2010
    ..These results will be used to inform a larger evaluation study...
  13. pmc A Phase II randomised controlled trial assessing the feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness of dignity therapy for older people in care homes: study protocol
    Sue Hall
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    BMC Geriatr 9:9. 2009
    ....
  14. 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
  15. pmc Effect of dignity therapy on distress and end-of-life experience in terminally ill patients: a randomised controlled trial
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Lancet Oncol 12:753-62. 2011
    ..We investigated whether dignity therapy could mitigate distress or bolster the experience in patients nearing the end of their lives...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  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. doi request reprint Death, time and the theory of relativity
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:460-3. 2011
    ..When one recognizes the multitude of important things that happen as people approach the very end of life, the numbers start to add up...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vicarious grief and response to global disasters
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada R3E 0V9
    Lancet 366:697-8. 2005
  25. 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...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. 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
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Global sorrow following catastrophic loss
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    J Palliat Care 21:136-8. 2005
  41. 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
  42. ncbi request reprint Palliative care: an opportunity for mental health professionals
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Can J Psychiatry 49:347-9. 2004
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The Canadian Virtual Hospice <www.virtualhospice.ca>
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    J Palliat Care 20:5-6. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Defending dignity
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Palliat Support Care 1:307-8. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint The five research C's
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Palliat Support Care 5:203-5. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Dignity. Dignity? Dignity!
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    J Palliat Med 11:674-5. 2008

Research Grants4

  1. Dignity Intervention for Terminally illl Cancer Patients
    Harvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Harvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Harvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Harvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2007
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