M J Esplen

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Development and validation of an instrument to measure the impact of genetic testing on self-concept in Lynch syndrome
    M J Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Clin Genet 80:415-23. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer survivors undergoing genetic testing for hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer: motivational factors and psychosocial functioning
    M J Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Genet 72:394-401. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The FAP self-concept scale (adult form)
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, E 9 242A, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Fam Cancer 8:39-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The experience of loss and anticipation of distress in colorectal cancer patients undergoing genetic testing
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Familial Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, M5G 1X5 Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 55:427-35. 2003
  5. doi request reprint The BRCA Self-Concept Scale: a new instrument to measure self-concept in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2C4
    Psychooncology 18:1216-29. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of supportive-expressive group therapy for women with BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 101:2327-40. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adults diagnosed with familial adenomatous polyposis and desmoid tumor
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Health, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network and Faculty of Medicine and Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:687-95; discussion 695-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A supportive-expressive group intervention for women with a family history of breast cancer: results of a phase II study
    M J Esplen
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 9:243-52. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Motivations and psychosocial impact of genetic testing for HNPCC
    M J Esplen
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 103:9-15. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life and functional outcome for individuals who underwent very early colectomy for familial adenomatous polyposis
    C A Durno
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:436-43. 2012

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Publications29

  1. pmc Development and validation of an instrument to measure the impact of genetic testing on self-concept in Lynch syndrome
    M 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer survivors undergoing genetic testing for hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer: motivational factors and psychosocial functioning
    M 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...
  3. doi request reprint The FAP self-concept scale (adult form)
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, E 9 242A, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Fam Cancer 8:39-50. 2009
    ..A diagnosis of FAP may alter a person's self-concept, which in turn may impact on an individual's quality of life and screening behaviors...
  4. ncbi request reprint The experience of loss and anticipation of distress in colorectal cancer patients undergoing genetic testing
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Familial Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, M5G 1X5 Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 55:427-35. 2003
    ..We also explored the relationship among demographic, medical, family history and loss variables and current pretest distress, and those related to anticipated posttest distress...
  5. doi request reprint The BRCA Self-Concept Scale: a new instrument to measure self-concept in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2C4
    Psychooncology 18:1216-29. 2009
    ..The centrality of a person's self-concept in maintaining physical and psychosocial well-being has been well recognized; however, to date research exploring altered self-concept related to carrier knowledge is limited...
  6. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of supportive-expressive group therapy for women with BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 101:2327-40. 2004
    ..The current study developed, standardized, and conducted preliminary testing of a supportive-expressive group therapy intervention designed to address these challenges...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adults diagnosed with familial adenomatous polyposis and desmoid tumor
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Health, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network and Faculty of Medicine and Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:687-95; discussion 695-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the health-related quality of life in a sample of Canadian adults diagnosed with familial adenomatous polyposis and desmoid tumor...
  8. ncbi request reprint A supportive-expressive group intervention for women with a family history of breast cancer: results of a phase II study
    M 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Motivations and psychosocial impact of genetic testing for HNPCC
    M 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...
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life and functional outcome for individuals who underwent very early colectomy for familial adenomatous polyposis
    C 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the disclosure process and support needs of BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers
    Jordana Segal
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 125:267-72. 2004
    ..Both disclosed and non-disclosed carriers demonstrated significant interest in a variety of interventions to support the disclosure process...
  12. ncbi request reprint Supportive-expressive group psychotherapy for persons with inflammatory bowel disease
    R 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)...
  13. doi request reprint Pancreatic cancer risk counselling and screening: impact on perceived risk and psychological functioning
    Christine Maheu
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Fam Cancer 9:617-24. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning in women who have undergone bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Kelly A Metcalfe
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 13:14-25. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of quality of life in women with a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Kelly A Metcalfe
    The Center for Research in Women s Health, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast J 11:65-9. 2005
    ..Vulnerability and psychological distress are important predictors of quality of life in women who have previously undergone bilateral prophylactic mastectomy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Facilitating adjustment to inflammatory bowel disease: a model of psychosocial intervention in non-psychiatric patients
    R 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...
  17. doi request reprint The phases of disclosing BRCA1/2 genetic information to offspring
    Susan Clarke
    Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 17:797-803. 2008
    ..Our study examines the experiences of BRCA1/2 carriers in communicating genetic information to their offspring using a grounded theory approach...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mapping the human genome: psychosocial impacts and implications for nursing
    Mary Jane Esplen
    Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:115-22. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward genetic testing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Simon Lal
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre, Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:321-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the attitudes of patients with inflammatory bowel disease toward genetic testing...
  21. doi request reprint A couples intervention for patients facing advanced cancer and their spouse caregivers: outcomes of a pilot study
    Linda M McLean
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 17:1152-6. 2008
    ..A secondary objective was to determine its impact on other symptoms of psychosocial distress and its feasibility and acceptability as a clinical intervention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relatives of colorectal cancer patients: factors associated with screening behavior
    Lisa Madlensky
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 25:187-94. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Reasons given by relatives of colorectal cancer patients for not undergoing screening
    Lisa Madlensky
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 39:643-8. 2004
    ..Little is known about the reasons why this group chooses not to be screened, and understanding these reasons has implications for the development of tailored interventions...
  24. ncbi request reprint The educational needs and professional roles of Canadian physicians and nurses regarding genetic testing and adult onset hereditary disease
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Community Genet 8:80-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the knowledge, professional involvement and confidence of Canadian nurses and physicians in providing genetic services for adult onset hereditary disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Canadian nursing in the genomic era: a call for leadership
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:56-72. 2005
    ..Issues that need to be addressed related to nursing practice, education and research are offered to engage nursing leaders in advocating for the incorporation of genomics into nursing in Canada...
  26. ncbi request reprint International perspectives on genetic counseling and testing for breast cancer risk
    Bettina Meiser
    Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Dickinson 3, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Breast Dis 27:109-25. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Nursing and genetics
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Nurse 100:24-8. 2004
  28. pmc Should healthcare providers have a duty to warn family members of individuals with an HNPCC-causing mutation? A survey of patients from the Ontario Familial Colon Cancer Registry
    Kelly Kohut
    J Med Genet 44:404-7. 2007
    ..Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) is a genetic predisposition to colorectal and certain other cancers. Effective screening that can prevent colorectal cancer is an important incentive for genetic testing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Establishing roles in genetic nursing: interviews with Canadian nurses
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:96-115. 2005
    ..A coordinated national effort among all stakeholders is needed to provide the resources necessary to support the appropriate and effective use of nursing expertise as genetics is integrated into the Canadian health-care system...