Almut W Helmes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Freiburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of the protection motivation theory to genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Almut W Helmes
    Psychological Institute, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, 79085, Freiburg, Germany
    Prev Med 35:453-62. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Communication matters: the impact of communication and participation in decision making on breast cancer patients' depression and quality of life
    Barbara A Vogel
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg D 79085, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 77:391-7. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Concordance between patients' desired and actual decision-making roles in breast cancer care
    Barbara A Vogel
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Psychooncology 17:182-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Information and decision making: patients' needs and experiences in the course of breast cancer treatment
    Barbara A Vogel
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 71:79-85. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of a randomized study of telephone versus in-person breast cancer risk counseling
    Almut W Helmes
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 64:96-103. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences of decision-making in the context of genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Almut W Helmes
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Genet Med 4:150-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of the protection motivation theory to genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Almut W Helmes
    Psychological Institute, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, 79085, Freiburg, Germany
    Prev Med 35:453-62. 2002
    ..However, the test has little to offer for women at low to moderate risk. We applied the Protection Motivation Theory (PMT) to investigate predictors of women's motivation to obtain such a test...
  2. doi request reprint Communication matters: the impact of communication and participation in decision making on breast cancer patients' depression and quality of life
    Barbara A Vogel
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg D 79085, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 77:391-7. 2009
    ..This study explored the impact of breast cancer patients' experiences of physician-patient communication and participation in decision making on patient depression and quality of life three and six months after primary treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Concordance between patients' desired and actual decision-making roles in breast cancer care
    Barbara A Vogel
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Psychooncology 17:182-9. 2008
    ..Limited concordance between desired and actual decision making of patients with collaborative decision-making preferences suggests the need for better communication and physician training on shared decision making...
  4. doi request reprint Information and decision making: patients' needs and experiences in the course of breast cancer treatment
    Barbara A Vogel
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 71:79-85. 2008
    ..This study explored breast cancer patients' preferences and experiences in receiving information and decision making in the course of the first 6 months of cancer treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Results of a randomized study of telephone versus in-person breast cancer risk counseling
    Almut W Helmes
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 64:96-103. 2006
    ..Breast cancer risk counseling may help women to learn about their risk and appropriate options of testing. This study measured the effects of an intervention in-person and by telephone, compared to a control group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences of decision-making in the context of genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Almut W Helmes
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Genet Med 4:150-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a study on women's preferred physician involvement in the decision to obtain genetic testing for breast cancer risk...