S L Grace

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation I: review of psychosocial factors
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:121-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prospective examination of anxiety persistence and its relationship to cardiac symptoms and recurrent cardiac events
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 73:344-52. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to cardiac rehabilitation: automatic referral to the program nearest home
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:171-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Automatic referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:661-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Presentation, delay, and contraindication to thrombolytic treatment in females and males with myocardial infarction
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2N2, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 13:214-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A review of Aboriginal women's physical and mental health status in Ontario
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2N2
    Can J Public Health 94:173-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development and behavior: a review and critical analysis of the literature
    S L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto ON M5G, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:263-74. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation II: referral and participation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:127-34. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The elusive nature of self-measurement: the self-construal scale versus the twenty statements test
    Sherry L Grace
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Soc Psychol 143:649-68. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health Network, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 56:125-32. 2004

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation I: review of psychosocial factors
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:121-6. 2002
    ..A critical analysis of gaps in the literature as well as areas for future research are presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prospective examination of anxiety persistence and its relationship to cardiac symptoms and recurrent cardiac events
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 73:344-52. 2004
    ..The current study builds on previous research demonstrating a link between anxiety and inhospital recurrent ischemic and arrhythmic events, by examining the effects of persistent anxiety on recurrent events 1 year later...
  3. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to cardiac rehabilitation: automatic referral to the program nearest home
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:171-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Automatic referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:661-9. 2004
    ..Through the Behavioral Model of Health Services Utilization, it was postulated that enabling and perceived need factors, but not predisposing factors, would significantly predict patient enrollment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Presentation, delay, and contraindication to thrombolytic treatment in females and males with myocardial infarction
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2N2, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 13:214-21. 2003
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  6. ncbi request reprint A review of Aboriginal women's physical and mental health status in Ontario
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2N2
    Can J Public Health 94:173-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development and behavior: a review and critical analysis of the literature
    S L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto ON M5G, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:263-74. 2003
    ..However, chronic or recurrent maternal depression, rather than postpartum depression per se is likely related to later effects on the child. These adverse effects of PPD based on sex of infant are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation II: referral and participation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:127-34. 2002
    ..Results show that higher family income, greater anxiety symptomatology, and higher self-efficacy were significantly predictive of CR participation at six months. Implications for women's recovery from an ICE are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint The elusive nature of self-measurement: the self-construal scale versus the twenty statements test
    Sherry L Grace
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Soc Psychol 143:649-68. 2003
    ..Implications for future research included the need for ongoing work in identifying and measuring the constructs of the self...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health Network, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 56:125-32. 2004
    ..This prospective study examined sex differences in illness intrusiveness and in baseline predictors of illness intrusiveness in cardiac patients' 1-year postcardiac event...
  11. pmc Drive time to cardiac rehabilitation: at what point does it affect utilization?
    Janette Brual
    Department of Geography, Queen s University, 99 University Avenue, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 9:27. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to empirically test the drive time threshold for CR utilization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences for home-based versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program and Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:24-9. 2005
  13. pmc A prospective comparison of cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:239-45. 2007
    ..This study prospectively compared verified cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral, postulating that automatic referral would result in significantly greater enrollment for cardiac rehabilitation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessment of two culturally competent diabetes education methods: individual versus individual plus group education in Canadian Portuguese adults with type 2 diabetes
    Enza Gucciardi
    School of Nutrition, Ryerson University, Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Health 12:163-87. 2007
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  15. pmc A prospective, controlled multisite study of psychosocial and behavioral change following women's cardiac rehabilitation participation
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:241-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess psychosocial and behavioral changes, comparing women who participated in CR with those who did not...
  16. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation referral: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:653-62. 2008
    ..These issues have not been investigated concurrently. To this end, we employed a hierarchical design to investigate physician and patient factors that affect verified CR referral...
  17. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation enrollment: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:548-56. 2008
    ..This is due to both health system and patient-level factors; issues that have yet to be investigated concurrently. This study utilized a hierarchical design to examine physician and patient-level factors affecting verified CR enrollment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in health information needs and decisional preferences in patients recovering from an acute ischemic coronary event
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 66:42-8. 2004
    ..This study examined gender differences in health information needs and decisional preferences after an acute ischemic coronary event (ICE)...
  19. doi request reprint Factors affecting cardiac rehabilitation referral by physician specialty
    Sherry L Grace
    Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:248-52. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare factors affecting CR referral in primary care physicians versus cardiac specialists...
  20. pmc A multisite examination of sex differences in cardiac rehabilitation barriers by participation status
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Ontario, Canada, University Health Network Women s Health Program, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:209-16. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantitatively investigate sex differences in CR barriers by participation status...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on referral and enrollment rates
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    Faculty of Health, 368 Norman Bethune College, York University, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:87-96. 2010
    ..Overall, innovative referral strategies significantly increase CR utilization. While further investigation is needed, institutions should evaluate their CR referral practice in light of these findings...
  22. doi request reprint Timing of depressive symptom onset and in-hospital complications among acute coronary syndrome inpatients
    Keerat Grewal
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychosomatics 51:283-8. 2010
    ..Recent research has reported an association between in-hospital depression and poorer long-term prognosis and a greater risk of in-hospital complications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physical activity behavior, motivational readiness and self-efficacy among Ontarians with cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada, M3J 1P3
    J Behav Med 30:21-9. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Gender, ethnocultural, and psychosocial barriers to diabetes self-management in Italian women and men with type 2 diabetes
    Marisa G Ponzo
    University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Behav Med 31:153-60. 2006
    ..In conclusion, certain illness perceptions and culturally relevant gender-specific barriers should be addressed by health care providers to maximize DSM in this population. Index Terms: diabetes, diet, gender, self-management..
  25. pmc Increasing patient-initiation of cardiac rehabilitation referral in female percutaneous coronary intervention patients
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, ON
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:23-7. 2005
    ..99, p=.01), and there was a trend toward increased referral when compared to control patients (chi2(1)=2.83, p=.09). Gaps in secondary prevention are noted, and areas for improved referral of women patients to CR are discussed...
  26. pmc Longitudinal course of depressive symptomatology after a cardiac event: effects of gender and cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    Women s Health Program, Toronto General Research Institute, Behavioural Sciences and Health Division, and Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 67:52-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to longitudinally examine the prevalence and course of depressive symptomatology among women and men for 1 year after a cardiac event, and the effect of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on this trajectory...
  27. pmc Concordance of self- and program-reported rates of cardiac rehabilitation referral, enrollment and participation
    Sheena Kayaniyil
    York University, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e96-9. 2009
    ..Despite potential bias, researchers often rely on patient self-reported data of health care use. However, the validity and accuracy of self-reported data on cardiac rehabilitation (CR) use are unknown...
  28. pmc The impact of angina and cardiac history on health-related quality of life and depression in coronary heart disease patients
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital, EN7 235, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Chronic Illn 3:66-76. 2007
    ..To prospectively examine the contribution of angina and cardiac history to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and depression in cardiac patients, over 6 months post-hospitalization...
  29. pmc Cardiologists' charting varied by risk factor, and was often discordant with patient report
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1073-9. 2008
    ..To assess the completeness of cardiac risk factor documentation by cardiologists, and agreement with patient report...
  30. doi request reprint Gender differences in motivations and perceived effects of Mind-Body Therapy (MBT) practice and views on integrative cardiac rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome patients: why do women use MBT?
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 222B Bethune College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 16:311-7. 2008
    ..Over one-third of cardiac patients practice Mind-Body Therapy (MBT), particularly women. Considering women are less likely to engage in conventional physical activity, few studies have examined why MBT is well-accepted by women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on five-year mortality after an acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:1179-85. 2005
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  32. pmc Referral to and discharge from cardiac rehabilitation: key informant views on continuity of care
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:155-63. 2006
    ..To assess the system-level barriers and facilitators of continuity of care from acute care to cardiac rehabilitation (CR), and from CR discharge to follow-up with primary health care providers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:531-8. 2004
    ..Women with cardiovascular disease are treated less aggressively than men. The reasons for this disparity are unclear. Pharmaceutical advertisements may influence physician practices and patient care...
  34. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting perceived risk of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome among academic physicians
    Sherry L Grace
    University of Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1111-3. 2004
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  35. pmc The prevalence and correlates of mind-body therapy practices in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Yvonne W Leung
    222A Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 16:254-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to quantitatively examine the prevalence of MBT practice and its sociodemographic, clinical, psychosocial and behavioral correlates among patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Portrayal of female physicians in cardiovascular advertisements
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1351-4. 2004
    ..Pharmaceutical promotion may influence physician behaviour. It is unclear how female physicians are represented in cardiovascular advertisements, which may, in turn, influence physician perceptions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient factors associated with attrition from a self-management education programme
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:913-9. 2007
    ..To examine utilization patterns of diabetes self-management training (DSME) and identify patient factors associated with attrition from these services at an ambulatory diabetes education centre (DEC)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health-promoting behaviors through pregnancy, maternity leave, and return to work: effects of role spillover and other correlates
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, University Health Network Women s Health Program, and Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Women Health 43:51-72. 2006
    ..Both demographic and psychosocial factors have effects on health-promoting behaviors, and we must look to these correlates to promote increased PA...
  39. pmc Degree and correlates of patient trust in their cardiologist
    Sheena Kayaniyil
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:634-40. 2009
    ..Trust in one's doctor has been associated with increased treatment adherence, patient satisfaction and improved health status. This study investigated the level and correlates of patient trust in their cardiac specialist...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-reported antidepressant adherence
    Tara A Burra
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Med 32:127-34. 2007
    ..Clinicians should be cognizant of this complexity and address not only issues related to medication efficacy and tolerability, but also social mediators and health beliefs when prescribing antidepressants...
  41. ncbi request reprint The occupational and psychosocial impact of SARS on academic physicians in three affected hospitals
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Ave, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2N2
    Psychosomatics 46:385-91. 2005
    ..9%) reported entering the hospital despite experiencing identified SARS symptoms. The most frequent SARS concerns were about the care of non-SARS patients following suspension of nonessential services and loss of physician income...
  42. pmc The association among depressive symptoms, smoking status and antidepressant use in cardiac outpatients
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    Faculty of Health, York University, Norman Bethune 222B, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    J Behav Med 32:478-90. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated that smokers and quitters with CAD had greater depressive symptoms and use of antidepressants than non-smokers, but that the antidepressants utilized may not be optimizing outcomes...
  43. pmc A prospective examination of patterns and correlates of exercise maintenance in coronary artery disease patients
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, 222A Bethune College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J1P3, Canada
    J Behav Med 30:411-21. 2007
    ..Patients more likely to maintain exercise have positive perceptions and utilize cardiac rehabilitation...
  44. pmc A mixed methods study of continuity of care from cardiac rehabilitation to primary care physicians
    Dana L Riley
    York University, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e187-92. 2009
    ..In Canada, the involvement of the primary care physician post-CR should increase the likelihood of sustaining the benefits achieved by CR and enhance the continuity of care that cardiac patients receive...
  45. doi request reprint Tai Chi workplace program for improving musculoskeletal fitness among female computer users
    Hala Tamim
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
    Work 34:331-8. 2009
    ..Tai Chi is a simple, convenient workplace intervention that may promote musculoskeletal health without special equipment or showering, yet no study has investigated Tai Chi as a workplace physical exercise for health promotion...
  46. pmc Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation: DOES AGE MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:183-7. 2009
    ..To quantitatively investigate age differences in barriers to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) enrollment and participation...
  47. doi request reprint Probit structural equation regression model: general depressive symptoms predicted post-myocardial infarction mortality after controlling for somatic symptoms of depression
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:832-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between depressive symptoms and 12-month post-AMI mortality after removing potential bias from somatic symptoms of depression...
  48. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of persistent symptoms of depression to predict physical health status 12 months after an acute coronary syndrome
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 101:15-9. 2008
    ..060), whereas patients with transient depressive symptoms were not at increased risk. In conclusion, these results underscore the importance of assessing depression at the time of ACS and on an ongoing basis...
  49. pmc Continuity of cardiac care: cardiac rehabilitation participation and other correlates
    Dana L Riley
    York University, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 119:326-33. 2007
    ..Continuity of cardiac care is integral to secondary prevention and improved health outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Patient-provider communication regarding referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Peter R Mitoff
    University of Toronto, ON
    Rehabil Nurs 30:140-6. 2005
    ..Surprisingly, the strength of the HCP referral did not influence the decision to attend CR as strongly when compared to the HCP's ability to facilitate enrollment in a CR program...
  51. ncbi request reprint The brain and the heart: independent or interactive?
    Roy C Ziegelstein
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1824; author reply 1824-5. 2007
  52. pmc Illness perceptions among cardiac patients: relation to depressive symptomatology and sex
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
    J Psychosom Res 59:153-60. 2005
    ..This study examined cardiovascular disease (CVD) illness perceptions and how they relate to depressive symptomatology among women and men...
  53. ncbi request reprint Do symptom dimensions of depression following myocardial infarction relate differently to physical health indicators and cardiac prognosis?
    Brett D Thombs
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1295-6; author reply 1296. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Physician management preferences for cardiac patients: factors affecting referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital
    Can J Cardiol 20:1101-7. 2004
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an evidence-based intervention that has been shown to reduce both morbidity and mortality. However, CR is widely underused due to multiple factors, including physician referral practices...
  55. ncbi request reprint Time perspective and health-promoting behavior in a cardiac rehabilitation population
    Joanne M Hamilton
    University of Western Ontario
    Behav Med 28:132-9. 2003
    ..The authors discuss the effects of a life-threatening event and older age on time perspective and health-promoting behaviors and consequent implications for cardiac rehabilitation programs...
  56. doi request reprint Usefulness of a single-item general self-rated health question to predict mortality 12 months after an acute coronary syndrome
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:479-81. 2008
    ..We investigated whether a single-item GSRH question predicted mortality 12 months post-discharge in 800 ACS patients...
  57. pmc A prospective examination of antidepressant use and its correlates in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network Women s Health Program, York University
    Psychosomatics 49:199-207. 2008
    ..Depression has been implicated in the occurrence of recurrent coronary events and cardiac or all-cause mortality in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gender and nutrition management in type 2 diabetes
    Mildred Wong
    University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Diet Pract Res 66:215-20. 2005
    ..The literature suggests that adherence to dietary recommendations may differ between women and men with type 2 diabetes due to family obligations and spousal support...