Gary Rodin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The contribution of attachment security and social support to depressive symptoms in patients with metastatic cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research Division, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 16:1080-91. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The desire for hastened death in patients with metastatic cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:661-75. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Psychoanalytic reflections on mortality: a reconsideration
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 36:181-96. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with work stress and professional satisfaction in oncology staff
    Elizabeth Dougherty
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:105-11. 2009
  5. pmc Clinician-patient communication: evidence-based recommendations to guide practice in cancer
    G Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Curr Oncol 16:42-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The treatment of depression in cancer patients: a systematic review
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:123-36. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of referral for specialized psychosocial oncology care in patients with metastatic cancer: the contributions of age, distress, and marital status
    Janet Ellis
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:699-705. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of depression in patients with cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 372:8-10. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Pathways to distress: the multiple determinants of depression, hopelessness, and the desire for hastened death in metastatic cancer patients
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:562-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Clinician-patient communication: a systematic review
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:627-44. 2009

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Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint The contribution of attachment security and social support to depressive symptoms in patients with metastatic cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research Division, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 16:1080-91. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The desire for hastened death in patients with metastatic cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:661-75. 2007
    ..The relative absence of a strong DHD in this sample suggests that the will to live tends to be preserved in cancer patients prior to the end of life, in spite of significant emotional and physical suffering...
  3. doi request reprint Psychoanalytic reflections on mortality: a reconsideration
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 36:181-96. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with work stress and professional satisfaction in oncology staff
    Elizabeth Dougherty
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:105-11. 2009
    ..009), perceived lack of resources (odds ratio = 0.06; P = .007), and lack of control over the choice of workplace (odds ratio = 0.10; P = .03). Measures to address work-related stress should be included in the planning of cancer programs...
  5. pmc Clinician-patient communication: evidence-based recommendations to guide practice in cancer
    G Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Curr Oncol 16:42-9. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The treatment of depression in cancer patients: a systematic review
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:123-36. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for depression in cancer populations...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of referral for specialized psychosocial oncology care in patients with metastatic cancer: the contributions of age, distress, and marital status
    Janet Ellis
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:699-705. 2009
    ..This study examines the rate and prediction of referral for specialized psychosocial oncology care in 326 patients with metastatic GI or lung cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of depression in patients with cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 372:8-10. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Pathways to distress: the multiple determinants of depression, hopelessness, and the desire for hastened death in metastatic cancer patients
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:562-9. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Clinician-patient communication: a systematic review
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:627-44. 2009
    ..The goal of this work was to identify methods of clinician-patient cancer-related communication that may impact patient outcomes associated with distress at critical points in the course of cancer care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Eating disorders in young women with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychiatry, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 53:943-9. 2002
    ..The evaluation of these and other treatment approaches is indicated in view of the serious short- and long-term health risks associated with eating disorders in young women with diabetes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of depressive symptoms in patients with metastatic gastrointestinal and lung cancer
    Christopher Lo
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:3084-9. 2010
    ..We therefore conducted a longitudinal study to determine the course and predictors of depressive symptoms...
  13. pmc Symptom burden and supportive care in patients with acute leukemia
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Leuk Res 37:731-6. 2013
    ..Patients in this population have a substantial symptom burden; further research is needed to determine the benefit of early referral to specialized supportive care services...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of symptom severity and response in patients with metastatic cancer
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:175-81. 2010
    ..Performance status, gender, and baseline symptom severity should be accounted for in trials of palliative care interventions; inclusion criteria based on symptom severity should also be considered...
  15. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with oncology care among patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers
    Breffni Hannon
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2341-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess satisfaction with cancer care in paired analyses of these groups, examine differences between them, and identify areas for potential intervention...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Division of Medical Oncology and Haematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Lancet 383:1721-30. 2014
    ..Patients with advanced cancer have reduced quality of life, which tends to worsen towards the end of life. We assessed the effect of early palliative care in patients with advanced cancer on several aspects of quality of life...
  17. doi request reprint Quality of life and mental health in caregivers of outpatients with advanced cancer
    Deepa Wadhwa
    Division of Medical Oncology and Haematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:403-10. 2013
    ..This study evaluates the quality of life (QOL) and mental health (MH) of caregivers of patients with advanced cancer who are receiving ambulatory oncology care and associations with patient, caregiver and care-related characteristics...
  18. doi request reprint Determinants of quality of life in patients with advanced cancer
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, Toronto, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 19:621-9. 2011
    ..Improving health-related quality of life (HRQL) is the main goal of palliative care and an important outcome for oncology trials. This study examines medical and sociodemographic determinants of HRQL in outpatients with advanced cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences following local-regional recurrence of thyroid cancer: a qualitative study
    Shikha Misra
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 108:47-51. 2013
    ..The psychosocial impact of local-regional thyroid cancer recurrence is not known. The aim of this study was to explore thyroid cancer patients' experiences relating to diagnosis and treatment of local-regional disease recurrence...
  20. doi request reprint Assessing agreement between terminally ill cancer patients' reports of their quality of life and family caregiver and palliative care physician proxy ratings
    Jennifer M Jones
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:354-65. 2011
    ..Proxy ratings, if valid, may provide an alternative approach to evaluating patient quality of life (QoL) at the end of life...
  21. doi request reprint Measuring death-related anxiety in advanced cancer: preliminary psychometrics of the Death and Dying Distress Scale
    Christopher Lo
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:S140-5. 2011
    ..We conclude by presenting a revised 15-item version of the scale for further study in advanced cancer and other palliative populations...
  22. doi request reprint Acceptance of pain: a study in patients with advanced cancer
    Lynn R Gauthier
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Pain 143:147-54. 2009
    ..These data lay the groundwork for future research and interventions designed to enhance quality of life for patients with advanced cancer and pain...
  23. doi request reprint A usability study of a computerized decision aid to help patients with, early stage papillary thyroid carcinoma in, decision-making on adjuvant radioactive iodine treatment
    Anna M Sawka
    Department of Medicine, University Health Network Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 84:e24-7. 2011
    ..This decision is complicated by uncertainty of the medical evidence relating to potential treatment benefits...
  24. doi request reprint The communal coping model and cancer pain: the roles of catastrophizing and attachment style
    Lynn R Gauthier
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 13:1258-68. 2012
    ..These results provide support for the CCM of cancer pain, and contribute to refinement of the model. Future research that includes patients and their caregivers is required to further explicate the social context of cancer pain...
  25. doi request reprint Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM): a qualitative study of a brief individual psychotherapy for individuals with advanced cancer
    Rinat Nissim
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Palliat Med 26:713-21. 2012
    ..Although psychosocial care has been regarded as central to palliative and supportive care, there have been few empirically tested approaches to individual intervention...
  26. ncbi request reprint The FAMCARE-Patient scale: measuring satisfaction with care of outpatients with advanced cancer
    Christopher Lo
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 45:3182-8. 2009
    ..To provide confirmatory results concerning the psychometric properties of a measure of satisfaction with oncology care for use with advanced stage cancer patients, and test its sensitivity to change...
  27. doi request reprint Age-related patterns in adaptation to cancer pain: a mixed-method study
    Lucia Gagliese
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Med 10:1050-61. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to explore age-related patterns in adaptation to chronic cancer-related pain in younger and older patients...
  28. doi request reprint Patterns of depression in cancer patients: an indirect test of gender-specific vulnerabilities to depression
    Sara Miller
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute, Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue 16 724, Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:767-74. 2011
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Beck Hopelessness Scale in individuals with advanced cancer
    Rinat Nissim
    Behavioural Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 19:255-63. 2010
    ..Although the Beck Hopelessness Scale is often used with the seriously ill, its factor structure has been given relatively little consideration in this context...
  30. doi request reprint Validation of the QUAL-EC for assessing quality of life in patients with advanced cancer
    Christopher Lo
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 47:554-60. 2011
    ..However, there is a lack of measures validated specifically for advanced cancer. The purpose of this study was to validate the Quality of Life at the End of Life (QUAL-E) measure in a sample of patients with advanced cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Measuring attachment security in patients with advanced cancer: psychometric properties of a modified and brief Experiences in Close Relationships scale
    Christopher Lo
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research Division, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 18:490-9. 2009
    ..This study reports on (1) the psychometric properties of a modified 36-item Experiences in Close Relationships scale (ECR), adapted for this population; and (2) the validity of a brief 16-item version of our modified scale...
  32. doi request reprint A couple-based intervention for patients and caregivers facing end-stage cancer: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
    Linda M McLean
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:28-38. 2013
    ..EFT examines the ways couples process patterns of interaction, facilitating change...
  33. pmc Decision aid on radioactive iodine treatment for early stage papillary thyroid cancer--a randomized controlled trial
    Anna M Sawka
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 11:81. 2010
    ..This decision is often difficult because of conflicting reports of RAI treatment benefit and medical evidence uncertainty due to the lack of long-term randomized controlled trials...
  34. doi request reprint Interconversion of three measures of performance status: an empirical analysis
    Clement Ma
    Department of Biostatistics, Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 46:3175-83. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Spirituality and use of complementary therapies for cure in advanced cancer
    Mateya Trinkaus
    Division of Medical Oncology and Haematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 20:746-54. 2011
    ..We examined the use of CAM in this population, and associations of use for potential cure with spiritual faith and existential well-being...
  36. ncbi request reprint Finding new bearings: a qualitative study on the transition from inpatient to ambulatory care of patients with acute myeloid leukemia
    Rinat Nissim
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, 610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 22:2435-43. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present qualitative paper is to provide insight into the experience of patients in the transition from inpatient to ambulatory care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of an oncology palliative care clinic on access to home care services
    Raymond W Jang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 30:425-31. 2013
    ..Factors independently associated with HC referral were poor PPS (P < .001) and older age (P = .003). Thus OPCC involvement resulted in markedly increased HC referrals, particularly for older patients with poor performance status. ..
  38. doi request reprint Getting back on track: evaluation of a brief group psychoeducation intervention for women completing primary treatment for breast cancer
    Jennifer M Jones
    Cancer Survivorship Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:117-24. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of a single-session group psychoeducational intervention (GBOT group) compared with standard print material (usual care)...
  39. doi request reprint Phase II study of an outpatient palliative care intervention in patients with metastatic cancer
    Matthew Follwell
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:206-13. 2009
    ..This study assessed prospectively the efficacy of an Oncology Palliative Care Clinic (OPCC) in improving patient symptom distress and satisfaction...
  40. ncbi request reprint Disturbed eating behavior and eating disorders in preteen and early teenage girls with type 1 diabetes: a case-controlled study
    Patricia Colton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario Canada p colton utoronto ca
    Diabetes Care 27:1654-9. 2004
    ..To compare the prevalence of eating disturbances in preteen and early teenage girls with type 1 diabetes to their nondiabetic peers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Goals set in the land of the living/dying: a longitudinal study of patients living with advanced cancer
    Rinat Nissim
    Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Death Stud 36:360-90. 2012
    ..They provide a longitudinal account of how these goals were addressed throughout the illness trajectory and discuss the theoretical and clinical implications of this understanding for the experience of dying from advanced cancer...
  42. pmc Abducted by the illness: a qualitative study of traumatic stress in individuals with acute leukemia
    Rinat Nissim
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Leuk Res 37:496-502. 2013
    ..Patients also expressed a strong preference for limited information, with a preference to avoid discussions about overall prognosis. These results may inform interventions to relieve traumatic stress in this high risk population...
  43. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a computerized decision aid on adjuvant radioactive iodine treatment for patients with early-stage papillary thyroid cancer
    Anna M Sawka
    University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, 12 EN 212, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    J Clin Oncol 30:2906-11. 2012
    ..The DA describes the rationale, possible risks and benefits, and the medical evidence uncertainty relating to the choice...
  44. ncbi request reprint Understanding bereaved caregiver evaluations of the quality of dying and death: an application of cognitive interviewing methodology to the quality of dying and death questionnaire
    Sarah Hales
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:195-204. 2012
    ..To increase the interpretability of quality of dying and death measures, research is needed to understand potential sources of response variation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and symptom burden in cancer patients admitted to an acute palliative care unit
    Jennifer M Jones
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 26:94-102. 2010
    ..These findings emphasize the need for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to managing the complex physical, psychosocial, and existential needs of cancer patients admitted to acute PCUs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Nurse and physician inter-rater agreement of three performance status measures in palliative care outpatients
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 18:609-16. 2010
    ..Performance status (PS) scales are used widely in oncology practice and research. We compared inter-rater agreement, between nurses and physicians, for three commonly used PS scales...
  47. doi request reprint Routine screening for suicidal intention in patients with cancer
    Yvonne W Leung
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:2537-45. 2013
    ..We evaluated in a large comprehensive cancer center the utility of an electronic Distress Assessment and Response Tool (DART), in which suicidal intention is assessed with a single item...
  48. ncbi request reprint How haematological cancer nurses experience the threat of patients' mortality
    Doris Leung
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 68:2175-84. 2012
    ..This article explores how cancer nurses experienced the threat of patients' mortality on malignant haematology units of one institution in Ontario, Canada...
  49. ncbi request reprint Administrative outcomes five years after opening an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
    John Bryson
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Palliat Med 13:559-65. 2010
    ..We examined administrative outcomes after opening an oncology acute palliative care unit (APCU), to determine attainment of administrative targets related to the unit's function of acute palliation...
  50. doi request reprint Review: the quality of dying and death: a systematic review of measures
    Sarah Hales
    Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Palliat Med 24:127-44. 2010
    ..Strategies to measure the quality of dying and death are becoming increasingly rigorous. Further research is required to understand the factors influencing the ratings of the quality of dying and death...
  51. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient satisfaction in oncology palliative care: psychometric properties of the FAMCARE-patient scale
    Christopher Lo
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 18:747-52. 2009
    ..We provide preliminary psychometric results concerning the use of a modified FAMCARE scale, adapted for patient use, to assess satisfaction with outpatient care in advanced stage cancer patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Research on psychological and social factors in palliative care: an invited commentary
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Palliat Med 27:925-31. 2013
    ..However, the development of valid and reliable measures of meaningful and relevant outcomes and randomized controlled trials to assess the impact of novel interventions are relatively recent accomplishments...
  53. ncbi request reprint Validation of the short-form McGill pain questionnaire-2 in younger and older people with cancer pain
    Lynn R Gauthier
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 15:756-70. 2014
    ..The most commonly selected words in both age groups were aching, tiring-exhausting, sharp, and dull. These results demonstrate that the SF-MPQ-2 is appropriate for use across the adult lifespan in people with cancer pain...
  54. pmc Traumatic stress in acute leukemia
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:299-307. 2013
    ..In the present study, we investigate the prevalence and correlates of post-traumatic stress symptoms in this population...
  55. doi request reprint Availability of services in Ontario hospices and hospitals providing inpatient palliative care
    Kathryn Towns
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 15:527-34. 2012
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint The desire for hastened death in individuals with advanced cancer: a longitudinal qualitative study
    Rinat Nissim
    Behavioural Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:165-71. 2009
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Transforming the experience of cancer care: a qualitative study of a hospital-based volunteer psychosocial support service
    Rinat Nissim
    Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research Division, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North, 9th Floor, Room 232A, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:801-9. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to gain insight into the experience of patients who have interacted with HBB volunteers and to evaluate the benefits and risks of this program for these patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based treatment of depression in patients with cancer
    Madeline Li
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:1187-96. 2012
    ..This review summarizes the psychosocial and pharmacologic treatment of depression in patients with cancer based on a consideration of evidence regarding etiologic factors and treatment outcomes...
  59. doi request reprint Self-efficacy, perceived preparedness, and psychological distress in women completing primary treatment for breast cancer
    Jennifer M Jones
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:269-90. 2010
    ..Although further research is needed, our findings suggest that self-efficacy and perceived preparedness represent important constructs to target in the development of interventions for women at the reentry transition...
  60. ncbi request reprint Staff stress, work satisfaction, and death attitudes on an oncology palliative care unit, and on a medical and radiation oncology inpatient unit
    Bruce Pierce
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Palliat Care 23:32-9. 2007
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Maintaining the will to live of patients with advanced cancer
    Luluel Khan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer J 16:524-31. 2010
    ..Comfort and facility with such supportive interventions in oncology will require greater attention to the development of communication and relationship skills at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels of training...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Eating disturbances in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus]
    Rinat Nissim
    Department of Psychiatry, General Hospital of Toronto, Ontario District, Canada
    Harefuah 141:902-7, 929. 2002
    ..Clinic-based psychoeducational programs may be effective for prevention or early intervention. Severe eating disorders require more intensive intervention, tailored to address the DM context...
  63. ncbi request reprint Metabolic control in adolescent girls: links to relationality and the female sense of self
    Sherry Maharaj
    Department of Psychiatry, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 27:709-15. 2004
    ..This study investigated whether intimacy and autonomy in mother-daughter interactions and relational aspects of the self are associated with metabolic control in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes...
  64. doi request reprint The association of physical and psychological symptom burden with time to death among palliative cancer outpatients
    Winson Y Cheung
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:297-304. 2009
    ..The lack of intensification of psychological symptoms in relation to time to death is striking and needs to be further investigated using specific validated measures for depression and anxiety...
  65. doi request reprint Phase II trial of mirtazapine for cancer-related cachexia and anorexia
    Rachel P Riechelmann
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:106-10. 2010
    ..2 kg); 24% and 6% improved appetite and health-related quality of life (HQOL), respectively. Mirtazapine is a promising agent for the treatment of CRCA...
  66. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal processes in palliative care: an attachment perspective on the patient-clinician relationship
    Adrienne Tan
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada
    Palliat Med 19:143-50. 2005
    ..This paper provides an overview of this theory and demonstrates its application and relevance to palliative care...
  67. doi request reprint The quality of dying and death
    Sarah Hales
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:912-8. 2008
    ..Quality of dying and death is broader in scope than either quality of life at the end of life or quality of care at the end of life, although there is overlap among these constructs...
  68. ncbi request reprint Bringing palliative care to a Canadian cancer center: the palliative care program at Princess Margaret Hospital
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Ave, 16th Floor, M5G 2M9, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 14:982-7. 2006
    ..We will describe the components, successes, and challenges of our program, which may be useful for others, who are developing palliative care programs in an academic setting...
  69. ncbi request reprint The effects of psychoeducation on disturbed eating attitudes and behavior in young women with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Marion P Olmsted
    Ambulatory Care for Eating Disorders, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 32:230-9. 2002
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of a six-session psychoeducation (PE) program on young women with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) and disordered eating attitudes and behavior...
  70. pmc Cancer pain and depression: a systematic review of age-related patterns
    Lucia Gagliese
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 12:205-11. 2007
    ..This information is important to provide effective palliation of pain and depression to the growing numbers of older cancer patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Meaning in bone marrow transplant nurses' work: experiences before and after a "meaning-centered" intervention
    Doris Leung
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 35:374-81. 2012
    ..In this context, it is unclear what meanings BMT nurses experience in their work and how they find meaning and sustain hope, given conflicting responsibilities to patients...
  72. doi request reprint Effectiveness of specialized palliative care: a systematic review
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    JAMA 299:1698-709. 2008
    ..However, the impact of such teams on quality of life, satisfaction with care, and economic cost has not been examined systematically using detailed criteria for study quality...
  73. ncbi request reprint Predictors of parenting stress in patients with haematological cancer
    Cheryl Fernandes
    Child and Youth Mental Health Outpatient Service, McMaster Children s Hospital, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 30:81-96. 2012
    ..These findings underscore the relationship of parenting stress to psychological well-being and the contribution of individual characteristics in parents to this stress...
  74. ncbi request reprint The denial of death thesis: sociological critique and implications for palliative care
    Camilla Zimmermann
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Palliat Med 18:121-8. 2004
    ..In particular, we argue that the emphasis of palliative care should not be on extinguishing the denial of death but on the relief of suffering...
  75. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of a two-day interdisciplinary continuing education event in psychosocial oncology
    Jennifer M Jones
    Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 605, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2M9
    J Cancer Educ 19:161-4. 2004
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  76. pmc The impact of thyroid cancer and post-surgical radioactive iodine treatment on the lives of thyroid cancer survivors: a qualitative study
    Anna M Sawka
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e4191. 2009
    ..Participants provided recommendations for healthcare providers on counseling future patients on adjuvant RAI treatment...
  77. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in depression after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Rachel H B Mitchell
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am Heart J 150:1017-25. 2005
    ..Previous research suggests that after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, women fare worse than men. This study investigates sex differences in depression during recovery from CABG surgery...
  78. pmc Depression in medical patients
    Robert Peveler
    BMJ 325:149-52. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Hidden morbidity in cancer: spouse caregivers
    Michal Braun
    Sharett Institute of Oncology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Oncol 25:4829-34. 2007
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