Youngmee Kim

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer caregivers' quality of life: effects of gender, relationship, and appraisal
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:294-304. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and depression in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: an emotion approach
    Youngmee Kim
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:311-21. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Frequency and difficulty in caregiving among spouses of individuals with cancer: effects of adult attachment and gender
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychooncology 16:714-23. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Benefit-finding in the cancer caregiving experience
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:283-91. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress of female cancer caregivers: effects of type of cancer and caregivers' spirituality
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30303, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1367-74. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of family support, anxiety, and post-treatment nausea on the development of anticipatory nausea: a latent growth model
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:265-76. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Effects of psychological distress on quality of life of adult daughters and their mothers with cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychooncology 17:1129-36. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Quality of life of couples dealing with cancer: dyadic and individual adjustment among breast and prostate cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:230-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Adult attachment and psychological well-being in cancer caregivers: the mediational role of spouses' motives for caregiving
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S144-54. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Family caregivers' strains: comparative analysis of cancer caregiving with dementia, diabetes, and frail elderly caregiving
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Aging Health 20:483-503. 2008

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer caregivers' quality of life: effects of gender, relationship, and appraisal
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:294-304. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and depression in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: an emotion approach
    Youngmee Kim
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:311-21. 2006
    ..Theoretical and practical implications of the current findings are discussed and suggestions for interventions to alleviate fatigue and depressive symptoms in cancer patients are proposed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Frequency and difficulty in caregiving among spouses of individuals with cancer: effects of adult attachment and gender
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychooncology 16:714-23. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Benefit-finding in the cancer caregiving experience
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:283-91. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress of female cancer caregivers: effects of type of cancer and caregivers' spirituality
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30303, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1367-74. 2007
    ..Cancer caregivers, who were nominated by cancer survivors, participated in a nationwide quality-of-life survey with 252 caregivers providing complete data for the variables...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of family support, anxiety, and post-treatment nausea on the development of anticipatory nausea: a latent growth model
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:265-76. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that helping patients and their families communicate in more satisfactory and supportive ways and maintain an organized family system might be beneficial in reducing the symptoms of chemotherapy-related nausea...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of psychological distress on quality of life of adult daughters and their mothers with cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychooncology 17:1129-36. 2008
    ..However, the extent to which the (dis)similarity in psychological distress influences the quality of life of each person remains unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Quality of life of couples dealing with cancer: dyadic and individual adjustment among breast and prostate cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:230-8. 2008
    ..Thus, this study aimed to examine the dyadic effects of psychological distress on the quality of life of couples dealing with cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Adult attachment and psychological well-being in cancer caregivers: the mediational role of spouses' motives for caregiving
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S144-54. 2008
    ..In this study we examined the prediction of caregiver well-being from the relationship qualities specified by attachment theory and from motives specified by self-determination theory...
  10. doi request reprint Family caregivers' strains: comparative analysis of cancer caregiving with dementia, diabetes, and frail elderly caregiving
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Aging Health 20:483-503. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of cancer from family caregivers' perspective, based on a comparative analysis of caregiving burden and distress, among four types of caregivers...
  11. doi request reprint Quality of life of family caregivers of cancer survivors: across the trajectory of the illness
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer 112:2556-68. 2008
    ..The authors reviewed literature on the QOL of family caregivers at the acute and middle- to long-term survivorship phases as well as the bereavement phase...
  12. doi request reprint Age and attachment style impact stress and depressive symptoms among caregivers: a prospective investigation
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:35-43. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in caregiving stress among caregivers of cancer survivors
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychooncology 15:1086-92. 2006
    ..Husband caregivers will benefit from programs designed to educate them to effectively assist their wife's psychosocial adjustment to cancer by reducing their stress from providing care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..These findings have significant implications for developing targeted programs to reduce the psychological distress of cancer caregivers with multiple roles and to assist them in recognizing their caregiving experience as meaningful...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in family relationships affect the development of chemotherapy-related nausea symptoms
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, National Home Office of American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, GA 30329 4251, Atlanta, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:171-7. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that intervention programs to help reduce family conflict may be especially beneficial for younger adult and female patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Family histories of breast cancer, coping styles, and psychological adjustment
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    J Behav Med 26:225-43. 2003
    ..These results suggest that passive coping has negative implications for FHBC+ women and imply that individualized coping training programs targeting this coping strategy may prove useful for these women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Self-concept, aspirations, and well-being in South Korea and the United States
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, USA
    J Soc Psychol 143:277-90. 2003
    ..The authors concluded that environmental circumstances and personality characteristics that focus on personal needs are more likely to provide experiences supportive of psychological well-being...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress among healthy women with family histories of breast cancer: effects of recent life events
    Youngmee Kim
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    Psychooncology 14:555-63. 2005
    ..Psychological interventions designed to facilitate coping with negative life events and to increase the occurrence of positive events may be warranted...
  19. ncbi request reprint Levels of depressive symptoms in spouses of people with lung cancer: effects of personality, social support, and caregiving burden
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, N E, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:123-30. 2005
    ..These findings have implications for identifying spouses of individuals with lung cancer who are vulnerable to depression and could inform the design of programs to reduce depressive symptoms in the context of cancer caregiving...
  20. doi request reprint Family caregivers and guilt in the context of cancer care
    Rachel L Spillers
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:511-9. 2008
    ..Guilt as a key emotional phenomenon in the cancer-caregiving experience is an understudied issue...
  21. doi request reprint Individual and dyadic relations between spiritual well-being and quality of life among cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:762-70. 2011
    ..Thus, this study examined individual and dyadic associations of SWB with the QOL of couples dealing with cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Needs assessment of family caregivers of cancer survivors: three cohorts comparison
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 19:573-82. 2010
    ..Therefore, determining what needs are not being satisfied for family caregivers should be the first step in the development of programs designed to enhance caregivers' QOL...
  23. pmc Marital satisfaction of advanced prostate cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers: the dyadic effects of physical and mental health
    Eric S Zhou
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychooncology 20:1353-7. 2011
    ..The current study sought to: (1) document levels of physical and mental health, and marital satisfaction, and (2) evaluate the relationship between physical and mental health with marital satisfaction in this understudied population...
  24. doi request reprint Quality of life of family caregivers 5 years after a relative's cancer diagnosis: follow-up of the national quality of life survey for caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychooncology 21:273-81. 2012
    ..Multidimensional aspects of QOL were assessed, including mental and physical health, psychological adjustment, and spirituality at 5 years post-diagnosis...
  25. doi request reprint Sampling in population-based cancer caregivers research
    Youngmee Kim
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:981-9. 2009
    ..The current study used population-based sampling to develop a formula to compute the probability of survivors completing a survivor survey and nominating their family caregivers...
  26. doi request reprint Quality of life of family caregivers at 2 years after a relative's cancer diagnosis
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 19:431-40. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Dyadic effects of fear of recurrence on the quality of life of cancer survivors and their caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:517-25. 2012
    ..It remains unknown, however, to what extent cancer severity is associated with the level of FOR reported by each individual in the survivor-caregiver dyad, which, in turn, is also associated with their quality of life (QOL)...
  28. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms among caregivers of colorectal cancer patients during the first year since diagnosis: a longitudinal investigation
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Psychooncology 22:362-7. 2013
    ..This study investigated the relations of social support and caregiving stress with caregivers' depressive symptoms during the first year since the relative's diagnosis, as well as the role of ethnicity in such relations...
  29. doi request reprint Recognizing the value and needs of the caregiver in oncology
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:280-8. 2012
    ..The studies are organized by the phase of the illness trajectory studied and the association with demographic characteristics and quality-of-life outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a Breast Cancer Genetic Counseling Knowledge Questionnaire
    Joel Erblich
    Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1130, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:182-91. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:83-5. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors: the largest, most diverse investigation of long-term cancer survivors so far
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:83-5. 2006
  33. doi request reprint Self-reported medical morbidity among informal caregivers of chronic illness: the case of cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL, 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1265-72. 2013
    ..Researchers studying this topic confront major difficulties in acquiring information about caregivers' morbidity from medical records, a procedure that is costly and time consuming...
  34. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism interacts with childhood adversity to predict aspects of impulsivity
    Charles S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:589-95. 2011
    ..Interactions between genotype and adversity emerged for both emotion-related aspects of impulsivity. Theoretical implications of the findings are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effects of information and negative affect on severity of side effects from radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1130, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:416-21. 2002
    ..The results suggest that patients could benefit from increased knowledge about what to expect during their radiation treatments...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effect of spirituality and gender on the quality of life of spousal caregivers of cancer survivors
    Leighanna Allen Colgrove
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Ann Behav Med 33:90-8. 2007
    ..Research has indicated spirituality buffers the adverse effect of stress, but few studies have examined the role of spirituality in the context of providing cancer care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cancer-related communication between female patients and male partners scale: A pilot study
    Alice B Kornblith
    Women s Cancers Program D 1210, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychooncology 15:780-94. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The structure of goal contents across 15 cultures
    Frederick M E Grouzet
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:800-16. 2005
    ..The relevance of these results for several theories of motivation and personality are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and cytotoxicity of new platinum(IV) complexes of mixed carboxylates
    Rita Song
    Life Sciences Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, 136 791, Seoul, South Korea
    J Inorg Biochem 96:339-45. 2003
    ..18-1.54), exhibited high activity (ED(50), 5.1 and 1.3 microM, respectively) compared with other complexes, which implies that the lipophilicity is an important factor for the antitumor activity of this series of complexes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Differentiating autonomy from individualism and independence: a self-determination theory perspective on internalization of cultural orientations and well-being
    Valery Chirkov
    Department of Psychology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:97-110. 2003
    ..Results also suggested greater internalization of horizontal relative to vertical practices. Discussion focuses on the distinction between autonomy and individualism and the relative fit of cultural forms with basic psychological needs...