M A Gignac

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Adaptation to disability: applying selective optimization with compensation to the behaviors of older adults with osteoarthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 17:520-4. 2002
  2. doi Management of work disability in rheumatic conditions: a review of non-pharmacological interventions
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, ON, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:369-86. 2012
  3. pmc Measuring patient perceptions about osteoporosis pharmacotherapy
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 2:133. 2009
  4. pmc Decision to take osteoporosis medication in patients who have had a fracture and are 'high' risk for future fracture: a qualitative study
    Joanna E M Sale
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:92. 2011
  5. pmc Predictors of locating women six to eight years after contact: internet resources at recruitment may help to improve response rates in longitudinal research
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Osteoporosis Research Program, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:22. 2007
  6. pmc Tension at the borders: perceptions of role overload, conflict, strain and facilitation in work, family and health roles among employed individuals with arthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, Main Pavilion 10 316, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:324-32. 2012
  7. ncbi "What do you expect? You're just getting older": A comparison of perceived osteoarthritis-related and aging-related health experiences in middle- and older-age adults
    Monique A M Gignac
    Division of Outcomes and Health Care Research, Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 55:905-12. 2006
  8. doi "Should I tell my employer and coworkers I have arthritis?" A longitudinal examination of self-disclosure in the work place
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1753-61. 2009
  9. ncbi Arthritis symptoms, the work environment, and the future: measuring perceived job strain among employed persons with arthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Institute, Toronto Western Research Unit at the University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:738-47. 2007
  10. ncbi Understanding social role participation: what matters to people with arthritis?
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute at the University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:1655-63. 2008

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Publications44

  1. ncbi Adaptation to disability: applying selective optimization with compensation to the behaviors of older adults with osteoarthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 17:520-4. 2002
    ..The benefit of using SOC to study adaptation to chronic illness and disability is discussed...
  2. doi Management of work disability in rheumatic conditions: a review of non-pharmacological interventions
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, ON, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:369-86. 2012
    ..Consistent inclusion of behavioural and psychological outcomes to evaluate interventions and compare studies is also needed, along with cost-benefit studies, to determine the long-term feasibility of work interventions...
  3. pmc Measuring patient perceptions about osteoporosis pharmacotherapy
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 2:133. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to develop scales that adequately measure perceived barriers to osteoporosis pharmacotherapy...
  4. pmc Decision to take osteoporosis medication in patients who have had a fracture and are 'high' risk for future fracture: a qualitative study
    Joanna E M Sale
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:92. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine patients' experiences with the decision to take OP medication after they sustained a fracture...
  5. pmc Predictors of locating women six to eight years after contact: internet resources at recruitment may help to improve response rates in longitudinal research
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Osteoporosis Research Program, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of locating women requiring tracing using publicly available methods (primarily Internet searches), and to determine the additional benefit of vital statistics linkages...
  6. pmc Tension at the borders: perceptions of role overload, conflict, strain and facilitation in work, family and health roles among employed individuals with arthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, Main Pavilion 10 316, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:324-32. 2012
    ..To examine inter-relationships among arthritis (A), work (W) and personal life (P) roles and their reciprocal influences, especially experiences of role balance/imbalance among individuals with inflammatory arthritis (IA) and OA...
  7. ncbi "What do you expect? You're just getting older": A comparison of perceived osteoarthritis-related and aging-related health experiences in middle- and older-age adults
    Monique A M Gignac
    Division of Outcomes and Health Care Research, Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 55:905-12. 2006
    ..Similarities and differences in health changes, the meaning of these changes, and their impact were examined...
  8. doi "Should I tell my employer and coworkers I have arthritis?" A longitudinal examination of self-disclosure in the work place
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1753-61. 2009
    ..To examine arthritis self-disclosure at work, factors associated with disclosure, and prospective relationships of self-disclosure and work place support with changes to work place interactions, work transitions, and work place stress...
  9. ncbi Arthritis symptoms, the work environment, and the future: measuring perceived job strain among employed persons with arthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Institute, Toronto Western Research Unit at the University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:738-47. 2007
    ..To develop a measure of job strain related to differing aspects of working with arthritis and to examine the demographic, illness, work context, and psychosocial variables associated with it...
  10. ncbi Understanding social role participation: what matters to people with arthritis?
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute at the University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:1655-63. 2008
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  11. ncbi Reexamining the arthritis-employment interface: perceptions of arthritis-work spillover among employed adults
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute at the University Health Network, Main Pavilion 10th floor, Room 10 316, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Arthritis Rheum 55:233-40. 2006
    ..To examine employed individuals' perceptions of arthritis-work spillover (AWS), the reciprocal influence of arthritis on work and work on arthritis, and the demographic, illness, and work context factors associated with AWS...
  12. doi Examination of arthritis-related work place activity limitations and intermittent disability over four-and-a-half years and its relationship to job modifications and outcomes
    Monique A M Gignac
    Toronto Western Research Institute and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:953-62. 2011
    ..To examine the type, degree, and episodic nature of arthritis-related work place activity limitations and the consistency of the relationship of activity limitations to job modifications and work place outcomes...
  13. ncbi Arthritis and employment: an examination of behavioral coping efforts to manage workplace activity limitations
    Monique A M Gignac
    Division of Outcomes and Population Health, The Toronto Western Research Institute at the University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 53:328-36. 2005
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  14. ncbi Adaptation to chronic illness and disability and its relationship to perceptions of independence and dependence
    M A Gignac
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P362-72. 2000
    ..Moreover, older adults' perceptions of their independence, dependence, helplessness, emotional reactivity, and coping efficacy varied depending on the domain of activity examined and the type of adaptation used...
  15. doi Arthritis-related work transitions: a prospective analysis of reported productivity losses, work changes, and leaving the labor force
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1805-13. 2008
    ..To prospectively examine arthritis-related productivity losses, work changes, and leaving employment, the relationships among these work transitions, and the factors associated with them...
  16. ncbi Managing arthritis and employment: making arthritis-related work changes as a means of adaptation
    Monique A M Gignac
    The Toronto Western Research Institute and The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 51:909-16. 2004
    ..To understand arthritis-related workplace changes, including occasional work loss and changes to the type and hours of work, and the factors associated with them using theories of adaptation and behavior change as a framework...
  17. doi Non-pharmacological strategies used by patients at high risk for future fracture to manage fracture risk--a qualitative study
    J E M Sale
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, St Michael s, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 25:281-8. 2014
    ..Awareness of fracture risk was accompanied by positive lifestyle changes in participants' lives such as being careful. Future research should evaluate how lifestyle changes mitigate fracture risk...
  18. doi Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of five at-work productivity measures in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis
    Dorcas E Beaton
    St Michael s Hospital, Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:28-37. 2010
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses of 5 measures aimed at quantifying health-related at-work productivity loss and to determine the best available instrument for this population...
  19. ncbi A conceptual model of independence and dependence for adults with chronic physical illness and disability
    M A Gignac
    The Arthritis and Immune Disorder Research Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 47:739-53. 1998
    ..It also expands on the concepts of physical independence and dependence, as well as their determinants, and relates independence and dependence to other outcomes of interest such as service delivery...
  20. ncbi A patient-centered perspective on surgery avoidance for hip or knee arthritis: lessons for the future
    Peri J Ballantyne
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:27-34. 2007
    ..To understand this discrepancy, we conducted qualitative research to assess the illness perceptions and preferred accommodations and coping strategies of patients with advanced osteoarthritis who had expressed a preference to avoid TJA...
  21. doi Differences in the experiences and support needs of family caregivers to stroke survivors: does age matter?
    Scott D Smith
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Top Stroke Rehabil 15:593-601. 2008
    ..The goal of this qualitative study was to learn about family caregivers' experiences and support needs during the rehabilitation phase to inform program development...
  22. doi Differences in the workforce experiences of women and men with arthritis disability: a population health perspective
    Simone A Kaptein
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:605-13. 2009
    ..To examine the employment status characteristics of people with arthritis disability, with a focus on gender differences and who remains in the workforce...
  23. ncbi "Timing It Right": a conceptual framework for addressing the support needs of family caregivers to stroke survivors from the hospital to the home
    Jill I Cameron
    Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 70:305-14. 2008
    ..Discuss family caregivers of stroke survivors' changing needs for education and support across the care continuum...
  24. ncbi Minimal error in self-report of having had DXA, but self-report of its results was poor
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Osteoporosis Research Program, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1306-11. 2007
    ..To examine the validity of both self-report of having had dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and self-reported DXA test results...
  25. ncbi Adaptation to disability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: neglected relationships to older adults' perceptions of independence
    Laura Beth Falter
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 25:795-806. 2003
    ..This study extends understanding of the relationship between disability and independence in older adults with COPD...
  26. ncbi Access to osteoporosis treatment is critically linked to access to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry testing
    Suzanne M Cadarette
    Osteoporosis Research Program, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 45:896-901. 2007
    ....
  27. doi Return to work and workplace activity limitations following total hip or knee replacement
    A Sankar
    Health Care and Outcomes Research, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:1485-93. 2013
    ..Additionally, at work limitations pre-surgery and upon returning to work, and factors associated with work limitations were evaluated...
  28. doi Patients reject the concept of fragility fracture--a new understanding based on fracture patients' communication
    J E M Sale
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5B 1W8
    Osteoporos Int 23:2829-34. 2012
    ..The term "fragility" fracture was a misnomer to patients who perceived the event as physically and emotionally traumatic. Improved communication about such fractures could facilitate awareness of bone health...
  29. doi The trajectory of recovery and the inter-relationships of symptoms, activity and participation in the first year following total hip and knee replacement
    A M Davis
    Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:1413-21. 2011
    ..g., symptoms), activity limitations (AL), and social participation restrictions (PR) in the year following THR and TKR for osteoarthritis...
  30. ncbi Caregivers' appraisals of efficacy in coping with dementia
    M A Gignac
    Gerontology Research Centre, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 11:214-25. 1996
    ..The findings suggest that a broad set of goals guides coping efforts in the context of chronic stress...
  31. doi The Work Instability Scale for rheumatoid arthritis predicts arthritis-related work transitions within 12 months
    Kenneth Tang
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Institute for Work and Health, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1578-87. 2010
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the ability of the Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS) to predict arthritis-related work transitions within a 12-month period...
  32. doi The Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS): Does it work in osteoarthritis?
    Kenneth Tang
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:1057-68. 2010
    ..To validate the 23-item Work Instability Scale for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA-WIS) for use in osteoarthritis (OA) using both classical test theory and item response theory approaches...
  33. doi The importance of perceived helplessness and emotional health in understanding the relationship among pain, function, and satisfaction following revision knee replacement surgery
    V Venkataramanan
    Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:911-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that pain and function would have a direct association with satisfaction as well as an indirect association through patient perceptions of helplessness and emotional health...
  34. ncbi An evaluation of a psychotherapeutic group intervention for persons having difficulty coping with musculoskeletal disorders
    M A Gignac
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 32:57-75. 2000
    ..50 or greater. Individuals who had concerns or reservations about participating in the groups gained from the intervention in the same ways as others who were more positive at the outset of the groups...
  35. doi Work disability in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Ali M Al Dhanhani
    Toronto Western Hospital of The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:378-85. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence, accrual over time, and risk factors of work disability in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  36. doi A review of patient-centred post-fracture interventions in the context of theories of health behaviour change
    R Sujic
    Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 22:2213-24. 2011
    ..Future research should explore the application of theories of health behaviour change to post-fracture interventions...
  37. doi Participation restrictions among older adults with osteoarthritis: a mediated model of physical symptoms, activity limitations, and depression
    Gustavo P M Machado
    Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Arthritis Rheum 59:129-35. 2008
    ..The present longitudinal study tested a model that hypothesizes that the relationship between physical symptoms and later participation restrictions among older adults with OA is mediated by activity limitations and depressive symptoms...
  38. ncbi Workplace, psychosocial factors, and depressive symptoms among working people with arthritis: a longitudinal study
    Xin Li
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:1849-55. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi Problems faced at work due to inflammatory arthritis: new insights gained from understanding patients' perspective
    Diane Lacaille
    University of British Columbia, and The Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1269-79. 2007
    ..Objectives were to identify the problems and barriers to employment that persons with IA face at work because of arthritis, understand why these issues are problematic, and identify strategies helpful for maintaining employment...
  40. ncbi The indirect costs of arthritis resulting from unemployment, reduced performance, and occupational changes while at work
    Xin Li
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Care 44:304-10. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the cost attributable to lost productivity from arthritis and the association between the degree of loss and demographic, disease-related, occupational, and psychosocial variables for people...
  41. ncbi Musings on participation in health research and the recruitment process: it is not always about the numbers
    Monique A M Gignac
    Arthritis Rheum 57:3-5. 2007
  42. ncbi How meaningful is our evaluation of meaningful change in osteoarthritis?
    Gillian A Hawker
    J Rheumatol 33:639-41. 2006
  43. ncbi The multi-faceted assessment of independence in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: preliminary validation from the ATTAIN study
    Afton L Hassett
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1443-53. 2008
    ..To consider the feasibility of assessing multiple facets of independence in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using a measure developed from existing items and examining its face validity, construct validity and responsiveness to change...
  44. ncbi Leisure time physical activity and well-being: learning from people living with arthritis
    Monique A M Gignac
    J Rheumatol 30:2299-301. 2003