Sheila N Garland

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increased mindfulness is related to improved stress and mood following participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program in individuals with cancer
    Sheila N Garland
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:31-40. 2013
  2. doi request reprint "How do you live without a stomach?": a multiple case study examination of total gastrectomy for palliation or prophylaxis
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 9:305-13. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Psychological benefits for cancer patients and their partners participating in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)
    Kathryn Birnie
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychooncology 19:1004-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The quality of life trajectory of resected gastric cancer
    Gitonga Munene
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 105:337-41. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the reliability, validity, and minimally important difference of the functional assessment of cancer therapy-gastric (FACT-Ga) quality-of-life instrument
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 117:1302-12. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Recruitment and retention of palliative cancer patients and their partners participating in a longitudinal evaluation of a psychosocial retreat program
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 7:49-56. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A non-randomized comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction and healing arts programs for facilitating post-traumatic growth and spirituality in cancer outpatients
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:949-61. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Associations among salivary cortisol, melatonin, catecholamines, sleep quality and stress in women with breast cancer and healthy controls
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Behav Med 30:45-58. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Oncology, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 12:278-85. 2005
  10. doi request reprint I-CAN SLEEP: rationale and design of a non-inferiority RCT of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of Insomnia in CANcer survivors
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:747-54. 2011

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Increased mindfulness is related to improved stress and mood following participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program in individuals with cancer
    Sheila N Garland
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:31-40. 2013
    ..This study examined the effect of participation in an MBSR program on levels of mindfulness in a heterogeneous sample of individuals with cancer, and if these changes were related to improvements in stress and mood outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint "How do you live without a stomach?": a multiple case study examination of total gastrectomy for palliation or prophylaxis
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 9:305-13. 2011
    ..Considering the impact such a procedure may have, very little is known about what factors influence an individual's postsurgical quality of life (QL)...
  3. doi request reprint Psychological benefits for cancer patients and their partners participating in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)
    Kathryn Birnie
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychooncology 19:1004-9. 2010
    ..Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) programs have demonstrated clinical benefit for a variety of chronic illnesses, including cancer. This is the first study to report MBSR participation with partners of cancer patients...
  4. doi request reprint The quality of life trajectory of resected gastric cancer
    Gitonga Munene
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 105:337-41. 2012
    ..The gastric cancer module for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy system of QoL measurement tools (FACT-Ga) was utilized to determine the changes in QoL following gastrectomy, and during the disease course...
  5. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the reliability, validity, and minimally important difference of the functional assessment of cancer therapy-gastric (FACT-Ga) quality-of-life instrument
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 117:1302-12. 2011
    ..Recently, the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Gastric (FACT-Ga) was developed to measure the quality of life (QoL) of patients with gastric cancer. This newly developed instrument has not yet been validated...
  6. doi request reprint Recruitment and retention of palliative cancer patients and their partners participating in a longitudinal evaluation of a psychosocial retreat program
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 7:49-56. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility of offering the Tapestry Retreat, an intensive psychosocial intervention for palliative care patients and their partners...
  7. ncbi request reprint A non-randomized comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction and healing arts programs for facilitating post-traumatic growth and spirituality in cancer outpatients
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:949-61. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Associations among salivary cortisol, melatonin, catecholamines, sleep quality and stress in women with breast cancer and healthy controls
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Behav Med 30:45-58. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with other studies of early-stage breast cancer and highlight the importance of considering disease characteristics when investigating endocrine and sympathetic nervous system functioning...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Oncology, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 12:278-85. 2005
    ..There was also a significant reduction in stress (p < .001), mood disturbance (p = .001), and fatigue (p < .001). The associations among these changes and implications for improving quality of life of cancer patients are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint I-CAN SLEEP: rationale and design of a non-inferiority RCT of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of Insomnia in CANcer survivors
    Sheila N Garland
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:747-54. 2011
    ..It is important to develop and evaluate treatments that comprehensively address the common symptom profiles experienced by cancer survivors...