Amy Y Zhang

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Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intervention of urinary incontinence and quality of life outcome in prostate cancer patients
    Amy Y Zhang
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:17-30. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of combined pelvic floor muscle exercise and a support group on urinary incontinence and quality of life of postprostatectomy patients
    Amy Y Zhang
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:47-53. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint What it would take for men to attend and benefit from support groups after prostatectomy for prostate cancer: a problem-solving approach
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:97-112. 2008
  4. pmc Differential patient-caregiver opinions of treatment and care for advanced lung cancer patients
    Amy Y Zhang
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:1155-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The long-term relationships between the motivation for change and alcohol use severity among patients with severe and persistent mental illness
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Nursing, and Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Louis Stokes Cleveland DVA Medical Center, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:121-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the family in treatment decision making by patients with cancer
    Amy Y Zhang
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:1022-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Silence and cancer: why do families and patients fail to communicate?
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4961, USA
    Health Commun 15:415-29. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Impacts of motivation for change on the severity of alcohol use by patients with severe and persistent mental illness
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Nursing N0322C, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4961, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:392-7. 2004

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Intervention of urinary incontinence and quality of life outcome in prostate cancer patients
    Amy Y Zhang
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:17-30. 2006
    ..Improved urinary continence was significantly associated with reduced depression and symptom distress over time. The findings suggest that an intervention focusing on urinary continence improves quality of life in these patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of combined pelvic floor muscle exercise and a support group on urinary incontinence and quality of life of postprostatectomy patients
    Amy Y Zhang
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:47-53. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of combined pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) and a support group on postprostatectomy urinary incontinence and quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint What it would take for men to attend and benefit from support groups after prostatectomy for prostate cancer: a problem-solving approach
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:97-112. 2008
    ..5%) attended five to six group meetings. The findings suggest that men are willing to attend support groups that focus on solving problems and that social supports help men improve continence and quality of life...
  4. pmc Differential patient-caregiver opinions of treatment and care for advanced lung cancer patients
    Amy Y Zhang
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:1155-8. 2010
    ..The study provided empirical evidence for patient-caregiver disagreement about treatment and care decisions and its significant adverse impact on both patients and caregivers...
  5. ncbi request reprint The long-term relationships between the motivation for change and alcohol use severity among patients with severe and persistent mental illness
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Nursing, and Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Louis Stokes Cleveland DVA Medical Center, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:121-8. 2006
    ..They suggest that the recognition of alcohol use problems comes along with learning adverse consequences of alcohol use and that increased determination to take actions is critical to the long-term behavioral changes in alcohol use...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the family in treatment decision making by patients with cancer
    Amy Y Zhang
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:1022-8. 2003
    ..To examine family disagreements about treatment decisions for patients with advanced lung cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Silence and cancer: why do families and patients fail to communicate?
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4961, USA
    Health Commun 15:415-29. 2003
    ..Family communication was further hindered by the increasing difficulty of issues inherent to late-stage cancer. The adverse impact of communication avoidance and the implications of our findings are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impacts of motivation for change on the severity of alcohol use by patients with severe and persistent mental illness
    Amy Y Zhang
    School of Nursing N0322C, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4961, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:392-7. 2004
    ..This study examined the effect of motivation for change, measured by the Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale (SOCRATES), on alcohol use severity among alcoholic patients with severe and persistent mental illness...