Myra Hunter

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy for women with problematic menopausal hot flushes: MENOS 2 trial protocol
    Beverley Ayers
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 1:e000047. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Testing a cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 74:307-12. 2013
  3. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for men who have hot flushes following prostate cancer treatment (MANCAN): trial protocol
    Omar Yousaf
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5 Floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:230. 2012
  4. pmc Cognitive behavioural treatment for women who have menopausal symptoms after breast cancer treatment (MENOS 1): a randomised controlled trial
    Eleanor Mann
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 13:309-18. 2012
  5. pmc The effect of hormone therapy on women's quality of life in the first year of the Estonian Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy trial
    Piret Veerus
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Institute for Health Development, Hiiu 42, 11619, Tallinn, Estonia
    BMC Res Notes 5:176. 2012
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for women who have menopausal symptoms following breast cancer treatment (MENOS 1): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Cancer 11:44. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of psychological (cognitive behavior therapy), medical (fluoxetine) and combined treatment for women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    M S Hunter
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospital Medical Schools, London, UK
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 23:193-9. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, frequency and problem rating of hot flushes persist in older postmenopausal women: impact of age, body mass index, hysterectomy, hormone therapy use, lifestyle and mood in a cross-sectional cohort study of 10,418 British women aged 54-65
    M S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BJOG 119:40-50. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The Hot Flush Behavior Scale: a measure of behavioral reactions to menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Menopause 18:1178-83. 2011
  10. doi request reprint A cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry at Guy s, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 69:491-501. 2010

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Publications26

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy for women with problematic menopausal hot flushes: MENOS 2 trial protocol
    Beverley Ayers
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 1:e000047. 2011
    ..Other CBT delivery options will also be examined (including Computerised Self-Help CBT and Group CBT workshops). Clinical Trial Registration Number ISRCTN57302613...
  2. doi request reprint Testing a cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 74:307-12. 2013
    ..This study aims to test the model by investigating the relationships between personality characteristics, perceived stress, mood, HFNS beliefs and subjective and physiological measures of menopausal HFNS...
  3. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for men who have hot flushes following prostate cancer treatment (MANCAN): trial protocol
    Omar Yousaf
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5 Floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:230. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that guided self-help will be more effective than usual care in reducing HF/NS problem-rating at post treatment assessment...
  4. pmc Cognitive behavioural treatment for women who have menopausal symptoms after breast cancer treatment (MENOS 1): a randomised controlled trial
    Eleanor Mann
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 13:309-18. 2012
    ..Safe, effective non-hormonal treatments are needed. We investigated whether cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help breast cancer survivors to effectively manage HFNS...
  5. pmc The effect of hormone therapy on women's quality of life in the first year of the Estonian Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy trial
    Piret Veerus
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Institute for Health Development, Hiiu 42, 11619, Tallinn, Estonia
    BMC Res Notes 5:176. 2012
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  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for women who have menopausal symptoms following breast cancer treatment (MENOS 1): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Cancer 11:44. 2011
    ..2. Improve mood and quality of life after six weeks of treatment and at six months post-randomisation...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of psychological (cognitive behavior therapy), medical (fluoxetine) and combined treatment for women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    M S Hunter
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospital Medical Schools, London, UK
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 23:193-9. 2002
    ..There appears to be no additional benefit of combining the treatments...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, frequency and problem rating of hot flushes persist in older postmenopausal women: impact of age, body mass index, hysterectomy, hormone therapy use, lifestyle and mood in a cross-sectional cohort study of 10,418 British women aged 54-65
    M S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BJOG 119:40-50. 2012
    ..We report on these variables in a large UK cohort of postmenopausal women...
  9. doi request reprint The Hot Flush Behavior Scale: a measure of behavioral reactions to menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Menopause 18:1178-83. 2011
    ..This article describes the development of the Hot Flush Behavior Scale (HFBehS), a measure of the behavioral strategies that women use in response to HF/NS, and reports on the reliability, validity, and factor structure of the scale...
  10. doi request reprint A cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry at Guy s, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 69:491-501. 2010
    ..As part of Phase II intervention development, we describe a cognitive behavioral treatment which links the bio-psycho-social processes specified in the model to components of the intervention...
  11. doi request reprint Menopausal symptoms following breast cancer treatment: a qualitative investigation of cognitive and behavioural responses
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, NIHR Biomedical Centre for Mental Health, London, UK
    Maturitas 63:336-40. 2009
    ..Non-medical treatments, such as cognitive behaviour therapy, are being developed but there is a lack of information about cognitive and behavioural reactions to HF/NS in breast cancer patients...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of a group cognitive behavioural intervention for women suffering from menopausal symptoms following breast cancer treatment
    Myra S Hunter
    NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London Bridge, London, UK
    Psychooncology 18:560-3. 2009
    ..To evaluate a group cognitive behavioural intervention to alleviate menopausal symptoms in women who have had treatment for breast cancer...
  13. pmc The Women's Health Questionnaire (WHQ): Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Adamson Centre, St Thomas Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7EH, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:41. 2003
    ..In addition to this work, a revised shorter version of the WHQ is currently being developed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptoms in women with breast cancer: prevalence and treatment preferences
    Myra S Hunter
    Cancer Research UK London Psychosocial Group, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychooncology 13:769-78. 2004
    ..The evidence for the effectiveness of the former is weak, whereas CBT has been shown to reduce menopausal symptoms, but needs to be evaluated in a population of women who have been treated for breast cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bio-psycho-socio-cultural perspectives on menopause
    Myra Hunter
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Department of Psychology, Adamson Centre, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:261-74. 2007
    ..Relaxation and cognitive behavioural approaches appear to be acceptable to women, and there is some evidence for their efficacy, but larger controlled trials are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Understanding why women delay in seeking help for breast cancer symptoms
    Alison Bish
    Cancer Research UK London Psychosocial Group, Adamson Centre for Mental Health, Saint Thomas s Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    J Psychosom Res 58:321-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to improve our understanding of why women delay their presentation with breast cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adherence beliefs among breast cancer patients taking tamoxifen
    Elizabeth A Grunfeld
    Section of Health Psychology, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 59:97-102. 2005
    ..The results have implications for the role of health professionals in informing patients of the purpose of their treatment and for the development of symptom-management interventions for this patient group...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of breast cancer across the lifespan
    Elizabeth A Grunfeld
    Psychology Unit, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Medical School, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    J Psychosom Res 54:141-6. 2003
    ..This study examined age differences in beliefs regarding breast cancer and intentions to seek medical care for breast symptoms in a general population sample...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of attitudes towards the menopause on women's symptom experience: a systematic review
    Beverley Ayers
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Maturitas 65:28-36. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aim of this systematic review is to examine the relationship between attitudes towards menopause and symptom experience using original research studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint An audit of pregnant women with severe mental illness referred during the first 2 years of a new perinatal mental health service
    Lucinda Green
    MAPPIM Team, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Adamson Centre, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:149-58. 2008
    ..Fifteen (38%) relapsed or had admissions during the first postpartum year. At 1 year postpartum, 74% women had care of their children; 18% children had been adopted or were in foster care; and the outcome was unknown for 8%...
  21. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking intentions for breast-cancer symptoms: a comparison of the self-regulation model and the theory of planned behaviour
    Myra S Hunter
    ICRF Psychosocial Oncology Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Medical School, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:319-33. 2003
    ..The utility of the self-regulation model of illness cognition and the theory of planned behaviour were examined in predicting help-seeking intentions for potential symptoms of breast cancer in a general population sample...
  22. ncbi request reprint Decline in use of hormone therapy among postmenopausal women in the United Kingdom
    Usha Menon
    Department of Gynaecological Oncology, UCL Institute for Women s Health, London, UK
    Menopause 14:462-7. 2007
    ..This study documents recent trends in HT use in postmenopausal women in the United Kingdom...
  23. ncbi request reprint How do women experience myocardial infarction? A qualitative exploration of illness perceptions, adjustment and coping
    Joanna White
    Cardiac Health and Rehabilitation Team, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:278-88. 2007
    ..However, it appeared this was difficult to maintain and the experience seemed to challenge relationships and roles. The findings suggest recommendations for further research with possible implications for clinical practice...
  24. doi request reprint The Hot Flush Beliefs Scale: a tool for assessing thoughts and beliefs associated with the experience of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Melanie J Rendall
    Persistent Pair Service, 2nd Floor, Brooks Ward, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
    Maturitas 60:158-69. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development of the Hot Flush Beliefs Scale (HFBS), a questionnaire to assess women's appraisals, and reports on the reliability, validity and factor structure of the scale...
  25. ncbi request reprint Medical (fluoxetine) and psychological (cognitive-behavioural therapy) treatment for premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a study of treatment processes
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 53:811-7. 2002
    ..poor outcome post treatment and at 1 year follow-up...
  26. ncbi request reprint Women's health
    Myra S Hunter
    J Psychosom Res 54:99-101. 2003