Christine Eiser

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Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life after bone cancer in young people: easier said than done
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 45:1744-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Using the Medical Research Council framework to develop a complex intervention to improve delivery of care for young people with Type 1 diabetes
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Diabet Med 30:e223-8. 2013
  3. pmc Factors influencing agreement between child self-report and parent proxy-reports on the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) generic core scales
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:58. 2006
  4. pmc Development of a parent version of the Manchester-Minneapolis quality of life survey for use by parents and carers of UK children: MMQL-UK (PF)
    Hayley A Hutchings
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:19. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Beyond survival: quality of life and follow-up after childhood cancer
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1140-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of the PedsQLTM in assessing quality of life in survivors of childhood cancer
    C Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Child, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 29:95-102. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Reassurance following breast screening recall for female survivors of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Kate Absolom
    University of Sheffield, Department of Psychology, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
    Breast 16:590-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial issues and quality of life
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Semin Oncol 36:275-80. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The legacy of sperm banking: how fertility monitoring and disposal of sperm are linked with views of cancer treatment
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Hum Reprod 26:2791-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Parenting the premature infant: balancing vulnerability and quality of life
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1169-77. 2005

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Publications82

  1. doi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life after bone cancer in young people: easier said than done
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 45:1744-7. 2009
    ..Survivors of bone tumours (osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma) may be more vulnerable to compromised HRQOL than survivors of other cancers given their poor physical functioning...
  2. doi request reprint Using the Medical Research Council framework to develop a complex intervention to improve delivery of care for young people with Type 1 diabetes
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Diabet Med 30:e223-8. 2013
    ..We describe how we have used the development phase of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Guidelines to construct a complex intervention to improve physical and psychological health among young people (16-21 years) with Type 1 diabetes...
  3. pmc Factors influencing agreement between child self-report and parent proxy-reports on the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) generic core scales
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:58. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Development of a parent version of the Manchester-Minneapolis quality of life survey for use by parents and carers of UK children: MMQL-UK (PF)
    Hayley A Hutchings
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:19. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Beyond survival: quality of life and follow-up after childhood cancer
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1140-50. 2007
    ..To discuss (a) the impact of late physical and psychological effects on quality of life (QOL) among survivors of childhood cancer, (b) the rationale for providing follow-up care, and (c) potential value for survivors...
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of the PedsQLTM in assessing quality of life in survivors of childhood cancer
    C Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Child, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 29:95-102. 2003
    ..To determine differences in ratings of quality of life (QOL) depending on respondent (mother or child) and implications for the validity of measures of QOL, and interpretation of scores...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reassurance following breast screening recall for female survivors of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Kate Absolom
    University of Sheffield, Department of Psychology, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
    Breast 16:590-6. 2007
    ..All but one woman intended to attend future screening. Women are keen to take advantage of screening and experience relatively little distress...
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial issues and quality of life
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Semin Oncol 36:275-80. 2009
    ..Attempts to improve knowledge, re-integrate into normal life and work, and promote self-care (eg, awareness of risks associated with smoking) are described...
  9. doi request reprint The legacy of sperm banking: how fertility monitoring and disposal of sperm are linked with views of cancer treatment
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Hum Reprod 26:2791-8. 2011
    ..The aims here were to determine the views of men regarding personal benefits of sperm banking, and the advantages and disadvantages of fertility monitoring and disposal in the longer term...
  10. ncbi request reprint Parenting the premature infant: balancing vulnerability and quality of life
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1169-77. 2005
    ..Relationships between child quality of life (QOL), maternal well-being and parenting were explored in a questionnaire study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone treatment and quality of life among survivors of childhood cancer
    C Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Child and Family Research Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Horm Res 63:300-4. 2005
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  12. pmc No pain, no gain? Integrating QoL assessment in paediatrics
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:379-80. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Can parents rate their child's health-related quality of life? Results of a systematic review
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
    Qual Life Res 10:347-57. 2001
    ..All of these results may be dependent on the specific measure of HRQoL employed. There remain strong arguments for obtaining information from both parents and children whenever possible...
  14. doi request reprint Follow-up care for young adult survivors of cancer: lessons from pediatrics
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, Western Bank, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
    J Cancer Surviv 1:75-86. 2007
    ..In this paper we propose that management of cancer survivors diagnosed in young adulthood (18-45 years) could benefit from experience gained treating survivors of childhood cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Implications of cancer for school attendance and behavior
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, CRC Child and Family Research Group, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Med Pediatr Oncol 38:317-9. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Examining the psychological consequences of surviving childhood cancer: systematic review as a research method in pediatric psychology
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, England
    J Pediatr Psychol 25:449-60. 2000
    ..To report the results of a systematic review to determine the psychological consequences of surviving childhood cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Learning difficulties in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, Western Bank, Sheffield UK
    Pediatr Rehabil 4:105-18. 2001
    ..Where there are no indications of differences in survival, there would seem to be implications for reducing as far as possible the use of CNS directed therapy among young children treated for leukaemia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Follow-up after childhood cancer: evaluation of a three-level model
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, and Academic Unit of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Centre, Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield S10 2TP, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 42:3186-90. 2006
    ..Developing strategies for the long term follow-up of survivors of childhood cancer. BMJ 2001;323:271-274]...
  19. ncbi request reprint The measurement of quality of life in children: past and future perspectives
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 22:248-56. 2001
    ..Despite the practical difficulties identified, measurement of QoL remains of central interest to all those concerned with the well-being of children...
  20. ncbi request reprint The development of a theoretically driven generic measure of quality of life for children aged 6-12 years: a preliminary report
    C Eiser
    Child and Family Research Group, University of Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 26:445-56. 2000
    ..The theoretical model adopted is based on an assumption that poorer QoL is the result of discrepancies between an individual's actual ('like me') and ideal self ('how I would like to be')...
  21. pmc A review of measures of quality of life for children with chronic illness
    C Eiser
    CRC Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Arch Dis Child 84:205-11. 2001
    ..To identify currently available generic and disease specific measures of quality of life (QoL) for work with children; and make recommendations about the future development and application of QoL measures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mothers' explanations of communicating past health and future risks to survivors of childhood cancer
    Sally Ann Clarke
    Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 13:157-70. 2008
    ..Medical staff should also take extra care to ensure that mothers are aware of genetic counselling services and how to access them before the child is discharged from specialist care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of clinic satisfaction among adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Kate Absolom
    Department of Psychology, Western Bank, University of Sheffield, Child and Family Research Group, Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
    Eur J Cancer 42:1421-7. 2006
    ..Survivors' understanding of the purpose of follow-up is also integral in determining satisfaction...
  24. ncbi request reprint HRQOL implications of treatment with dexamethasone for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
    Christine Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Professor of Child Health Psychology, Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:35-9. 2006
    ..We compared the HRQOL and behavior in children randomized to receive both these agents...
  25. doi request reprint Ovarian failure following cancer treatment: current management and quality of life
    Kate Absolom
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Hum Reprod 23:2506-12. 2008
    ..This study examined the (i) prevalence and management of ovarian failure and (ii) quality-of-life implications of early menopause (EM)...
  26. pmc Measurement properties of the UK-English version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) generic core scales
    Penney Upton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:22. 2005
    ..This study developed a UK-English version of PedsQL generic module and assessed its performance in a group of UK children and their parents...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of self-reported late effects with medical records among survivors of childhood cancer
    Naomi Taylor
    University of Sheffield Medical School, Beech Hill Road, Sheffield, UK
    Eur J Cancer 46:1069-78. 2010
    ..We report prevalence of morbidity in a cohort of survivors from South Yorkshire based on: (i) case-note analysis and (ii) self-reported late effects (parent-reported for under-16s)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health promotion for survivors of childhood cancer: a minimal intervention
    Kate Absolom
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 55:379-84. 2004
    ..We recommend that methods to encourage central processing should be routinely included when providing children with health information...
  29. doi request reprint Satisfaction with follow-up consultations among younger adults treated for cancer: the role of quality of life and psychological variables
    Gisela Michel
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Psychooncology 20:813-22. 2011
    ..Our aims were to describe satisfaction with routine follow-up and association between monitoring/blunting and satisfaction with care...
  30. pmc Quality of life in children newly diagnosed with cancer and their mothers
    Christine Eiser
    CR UK Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:29. 2005
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  31. pmc The measurement of health-related quality of life (QOL) in paediatric clinical trials: a systematic review
    Sally Ann Clarke
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:66. 2004
    ..The goal of much care in chronic childhood illness is to improve quality of life (QOL). However, surveys suggest QOL measures are not routinely included. In addition, there is little consensus about the quality of many QOL measures...
  32. doi request reprint Body image of children and adolescents with cancer: A systematic review
    Sheng Yu Fan
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Body Image 6:247-56. 2009
    ..Future research should also adopt broader definitions of BI, and cancer-specific age-appropriate BI measures are needed to increase sensitivity of this work...
  33. ncbi request reprint Follow-up care for childhood cancer survivors: a focus group analysis
    Emily A Earle
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Child and Family Research Group, Sheffield S10 2TP, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 41:2882-6. 2005
    ..Changes to service delivery must take account of individual needs and expectations. Possible limitations of focus group methods (recruitment, bias reduction, methods of analysis and influence of other participants' views) are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Parental communication and children's behaviour following diagnosis of childhood leukaemia
    Sally Ann Clarke
    Department of Psychology, Cancer Research, Child Health Psychology, Child and Family Research Group, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
    Psychooncology 14:274-81. 2005
    ..In addition, parents' perceptions of childhood cancer affect the way they communicate with their child. These findings may be used to inform training packages in order to facilitate improved communication amongst health professionals...
  35. ncbi request reprint Surviving childhood cancer: quality of life and parental regulatory focus
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:123-33. 2004
    ..These effects were independent of a main effect for type of cancer, with survivors of ALL having higher QOL...
  36. doi request reprint Sexual functioning in male survivors of lymphoma: a systematic review (CME)
    Emily Arden-Close
    University of Sheffield Department of Psychology, Sheffield, UK University of Sheffield School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Sheffield, UK
    J Sex Med 8:1833-41. 2011
    ..Survival rates are now excellent, but treatment is associated with a number of side effects including sexual dysfunction with potential implications for compromised quality of life (QoL)...
  37. pmc Follow-up care for cancer survivors: views of the younger adult
    K Absolom
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2SJ, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:561-7. 2009
    ..We report the views of 309 adult cancer survivors (aged 18-45 years) on provision of follow-up and preferences for care...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours in childhood cancer survivors: a systematic review
    Sally Ann Clarke
    Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Eur J Cancer 43:1373-84. 2007
    ..To review (1) prevalence and predictors of risk behaviours especially smoking and (2) values of interventions to reduce risk behaviours in childhood cancer survivors...
  39. pmc Health-related quality of life in a clinical sample of obese children and adolescents
    Afsane Riazi
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Surrey, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:134. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Mothers' perceptions of children's quality of life following early diagnosis and treatment for retinoblastoma (Rb)
    Linda Sheppard
    CR UK Child and Family Health Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 31:137-42. 2005
    ..However, based on standardized questionnaire, they show compromised QoL. We consider that excellent survival rates in Rb are matched with good QoL according to mothers' report...
  41. pmc Measuring quality of life
    Christine Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:348-50. 2007
    ..Although the assessment of QoL in children remains challenging, its value is increasingly recognised by both researchers and clinicians...
  42. doi request reprint Follow-up care after childhood cancer: survivors' expectations and preferences for care
    G Michel
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:1616-23. 2009
    ....
  43. pmc Follow-up care for cancer survivors: the views of clinicians
    D M Greenfield
    Academic Unit of Clinical Oncology, Weston Park Hospital, WhithamRoad, Sheffield S10 2SJ, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:568-74. 2009
    ..Evidence for the efficacy of late effects surveillance in adult cancer survivors is lacking and there is little agreement among clinicians on appropriate follow-up care...
  44. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and financial impact of caring for a child with Thalassaemia Major in the UK
    S A Clarke
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S102TP, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 36:118-22. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children with TM living in the UK, and the impact of caring for a child receiving National Health Service treatment on family finances...
  45. ncbi request reprint The effects of growth hormone treatment on health-related quality of life in children
    L Sheppard
    CR UK Child and Family Health Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Horm Res 65:243-9. 2006
    ..We adopted a longitudinal design involving consecutive patients and their families attending clinic over an 18-month period. Mothers and children were invited to complete questionnaires before GHT (T1) and 6 months later (T2)...
  46. ncbi request reprint School experiences after treatment for a brain tumour
    P Upton
    CR UK Child and Family Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 32:9-17. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life measures in chronic diseases of childhood
    C Eiser
    Department of Pyschology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Technol Assess 5:1-157. 2001
    ..appropriate are adult measures for use with children? (3) To what extent do child self-reports correspond with assessments made by parents and carers? (4) How feasible and reliable are proxy measures of QoL in different disease contexts?..
  48. ncbi request reprint Issues in measuring quality of life in childhood cancer: measures, proxies, and parental mental health
    Y H Vance
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:661-7. 2001
    ..Assumptions that concordance between child and parent ratings of QOL is a necessary requirement for new measures of QOL are challenged...
  49. ncbi request reprint The school experience of the child with cancer
    Y H Vance
    CRC Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 28:5-19. 2002
    ..Additionally, we reviewed interventions aimed at promoting successful school re-entry for children with cancer, and increasing classmates and teachers understanding of childhood cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint A generic measure of Quality of Life for children aged 3-8 years: results of two preliminary studies
    J Lawford
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
    Pediatr Rehabil 4:197-207. 2001
    ..Child and parent scores on the two measures were not correlated (p = 0.23). These studies highlight the difficulties in obtaining self-report QoL data from children below 5 years...
  51. ncbi request reprint Exploring links between the concepts of Quality of Life and resilience
    J Lawford
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
    Pediatr Rehabil 4:209-16. 2001
    ..Further empirical work is needed to explore explicitly the relationship between these two related psychological concepts, and establish how well resilience can help explain individual variation in QoL reports in young children...
  52. doi request reprint Banking sperm is only the first of many decisions for men: what healthcare professionals and men need to know
    Allan A Pacey
    Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Sheffield, The Jessop Wing, Sheffield, UK
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 14:208-17. 2011
    ..We argue that sperm banking should be considered as a series of decisions, all involving implications for fertility, contraception and social and psychological adjustment to cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of quality of life measures in clinical trials
    Christine Eiser
    CR UK Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Ambul Pediatr 4:395-9. 2004
    ..We noted some methodological difficulties associated with measuring QOL over time. These include allowing for maturation and accounting for response shift, or children's propensity to change their internal standards for assessing QOL...
  54. ncbi request reprint Parenting a child with cancer: promotion and prevention-focused parenting
    Christine Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1O 2TP, UK
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:215-21. 2002
    ..Furthermore, prevention focus was related to child QoL, regardless of diagnosis. The study points toward the value of further development of RFT in clinical contexts...
  55. ncbi request reprint Children and their parents assessing the doctor-patient interaction: a rating system for doctors' communication skills
    Jim Crossley
    Sheffield Children s Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK
    Med Educ 39:820-8. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the feasibility and reliability of children and their families assessing the quality of paediatricians' interactions using a rating instrument developed specifically for this purpose...
  56. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in survivors of lymphoma: a systematic review and methodological critique
    Emily Arden-Close
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Leuk Lymphoma 51:628-40. 2010
    ..Given the increasing numbers of patients living with lymphoma, controlled studies using appropriate measures are required to determine the HRQoL consequences associated with the condition...
  57. ncbi request reprint Development of a measure of the health-related quality of life of children in public care
    P Upton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 31:409-15. 2005
    ..To validate PedsQL for children in public care and develop an 'in-care' module...
  58. doi request reprint Benefit finding in survivors of childhood cancer and their parents: further empirical support for the Benefit Finding Scale for Children
    G Michel
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield
    Child Care Health Dev 36:123-9. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint 'Building a new normality': mothers' experiences of caring for a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    E A Earle
    Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 33:155-60. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Costs of caring for a child with cancer: a questionnaire survey
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 33:455-9. 2007
    ..The impact of these extra costs for UK families and the extent to which help from charities and government benefits is able to alleviate this is unknown...
  61. ncbi request reprint Interpretations of Risk and Expectations of Change among Individuals with Types 1 and 2 Diabetes
    J Richard Eiser
    University of Sheffield, UK
    J Health Psychol 7:701-11. 2002
    ..Our findings emphasize the importance of distinguishing Types 1 and 2 diabetes in accounts of patients' expectations and motivation for self-management...
  62. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    Sheng Yu Fan
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:559-64.e1-10. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Caring for a child with cancer--a systematic review
    Yvonne Vance
    Cancer Research UK Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:249-53. 2004
    ..To report the results of a systematic review to determine the effects of parents' behavior on children's coping with cancer...
  64. ncbi request reprint Children's behaviour following diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a qualitative longitudinal study
    Emily Anne Earle
    University of Sheffield, UK
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:281-93. 2007
    ..They also have implications for the development of child-centred age-specific measures of quality of life in children treated for ALL...
  65. doi request reprint Pilot study of a novel educational programme for 11-16 year olds with type 1 diabetes mellitus: the KICk-OFF course
    H Waller
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:927-31. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint What can we learn from other illnesses?
    C Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Child and Family Research Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Cyst Fibros 2:58-60. 2003
    ..We are increasingly concerned about quality of life (QOL) as well as quantity of survival. In expanding on the thesis that much can be learned from other diseases, I am going to use QOL as an example...
  67. ncbi request reprint The development of an innovative education curriculum for 11-16 yr old children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)
    Julie Knowles
    Sheffield Children s NHS Trust, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, and Northern General Hospital, Clinical Sciences Centre, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Pediatr Diabetes 7:322-8. 2006
    ..To ensure that the course format meets the developmental, intellectual and social needs of children and adolescents and is delivered using educationally sound techniques...
  68. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' and their parents' views on the acceptability and design of a new diabetes education programme: a focus group analysis
    H Waller
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 31:283-9. 2005
    ..We aimed to seek the views of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents regarding (i) the acceptability of the new programme and (ii) practical aspects regarding course design and delivery...
  69. ncbi request reprint Surviving cancer; what does it mean for you? An evaluation of a clinic based intervention for survivors of childhood cancer
    C Eiser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Psychooncology 9:214-20. 2000
    ..The intervention included an information booklet, treatment summary and separate information sheets, which were explained to survivors as part of routine follow-up care...
  70. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in survivors of BMT for paediatric malignancy: a systematic review of the literature
    S A Clarke
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Bone Marrow Transplant 42:73-82. 2008
    ..Identification of pre-transplant variables associated with long-term HRQL is invaluable to inform early psychological intervention and facilitate positive adjustment...
  71. ncbi request reprint Mothers' attitudes to the randomized controlled trial (RCT): the case of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in children
    C Eiser
    Cancer Research UK Professor of Child Health Psychology, Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 31:517-23. 2005
    ..However, the decision for families is complex and emotional. Our aim was to describe the views of mothers of children newly diagnosed with ALL regarding consent to randomized controlled trials...
  72. ncbi request reprint Male sex and low physical activity are associated with reduced spine bone mineral density in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    V Tillmann
    Department of Child Health, Sheffield Children s Hospital, Western Bank, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 17:1073-80. 2002
    ..Overall, survivors of ALL were physically less active than their healthy controls and lower activity correlated with lower lumbar BMD(vol) and higher %FM(adj)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Discovering and addressing the client's lay construct of genetic disease: an important aspect of genetic healthcare?
    Heather Skirton
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 17:339-52. 2003
    ..The information provided during the genetic counseling process may not be novel to the client, and will be received against a background of the client's previous knowledge about the condition...
  74. doi request reprint Extent of smoking and age at initiation of smoking among adult survivors of childhood cancer in Britain
    Clare Frobisher
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Centre for Childhood Cancer Survivor Studies, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1068-81. 2008
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  75. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of health-related self-report measures for children aged three to eight years: a review of the literature
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:739-54. 2006
    ..To review and make recommendations about the format and quality of health-related self-report measures for children aged 3-8 years...
  76. ncbi request reprint Brief report: assessing the impact of rating scale type, types of items, and age on the measurement of school-age children's self-reported quality of life
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Mail Stop No 740, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:132-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of age, scale, and item type on the reliability and reproducibility of children's quality-of-life (QOL) responses...
  77. doi request reprint Parent-child agreement across child health-related quality of life instruments: a review of the literature
    Penney Upton
    Department of Psychology and Health Sciences, University of Worcester, Worcester WR2 6AJ, UK
    Qual Life Res 17:895-913. 2008
    ..To systematically review the literature published since 1999 on paediatric health-related quality of life (HRQL) in relation to parent-child agreement...
  78. ncbi request reprint International comparison of contributions to psychosocial research on survivors of childhood cancer: past and future considerations
    Bob F Last
    Pediatric Psychosocial Department, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:99-113. 2005
    ..To compare the methods and designs, constructs, publication rate, and location of studies in the past 15 years of pediatric psycho-oncology research, across geographic areas and over time...
  79. ncbi request reprint Long term survivors of childhood cancer: cure and care. The Erice statement
    Riccardo Haupt
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section, Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:1778-80. 2007
    ..The ten points reflect what the group considers essential in the survivors' cure and care...
  80. ncbi request reprint Converting to insulin in primary care: an exploration of the needs of practice nurses
    Colin J Greaves
    Mid Devon Research Group, Wyndham House Surgery, Silverton, Devon, UK
    J Adv Nurs 42:487-96. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the potential barriers to such a change, particularly from the standpoint of the frontline staff involved...
  81. ncbi request reprint Children and cancer
    Christine Eiser
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:187-9. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint Refusal, non-compliance, and abandonment of treatment in children and adolescents with cancer: a report of the SIOP Working Committee on Phychosocial Issues in Pediatric Oncology
    John J Spinetta
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Pediatr Oncol 38:114-7. 2002