Avani C Modi

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of a disease-specific measure of health-related quality of life for children with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Florida 32610, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:535-45. 2003
  2. pmc Factors contributing to weight misperception in obese children presenting for intervention
    Meg H Zeller
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:330-6. 2010
  3. pmc Parenting stress impacts obesity-specific health-related quality of life in a pediatric obesity treatment-seeking sample
    Shanna M Guilfoyle
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:17-25. 2010
  4. pmc Family functioning in the context of pediatric chronic conditions
    Michele Herzer
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:26-34. 2010
  5. pmc Health-related quality of life across pediatric chronic conditions
    Lisa M Ingerski
    Center for the Promotion of Treatment Adherence and Self Management, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr 156:639-44. 2010
  6. pmc Preliminary feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of an innovative adherence intervention for children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:605-16. 2013
  7. pmc Adherence to vitamin supplementation following adolescent bariatric surgery
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E190-5. 2013
  8. pmc Uninformed clinical decisions resulting from lack of adherence assessment in children with new-onset epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45206, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:481-4. 2012
  9. pmc White coat adherence over the first year of therapy in pediatric epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 161:695-9.e1. 2012
  10. pmc Feasibility of web-based technology to assess adherence to clinic appointments in youth with sickle cell disease
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:e93-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of a disease-specific measure of health-related quality of life for children with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Florida 32610, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:535-45. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire (CFQ)-Child version, a disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measure for children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  2. pmc Factors contributing to weight misperception in obese children presenting for intervention
    Meg H Zeller
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:330-6. 2010
    ..To assess weight stigma, self-perception of weight status, and factors contributing to accurate self-perception of weight status in obese youth presenting for treatment at a hospital-based multidisciplinary weight management program...
  3. pmc Parenting stress impacts obesity-specific health-related quality of life in a pediatric obesity treatment-seeking sample
    Shanna M Guilfoyle
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:17-25. 2010
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  4. pmc Family functioning in the context of pediatric chronic conditions
    Michele Herzer
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:26-34. 2010
    ..The aims were to describe and compare generic family functioning in children with five different chronic conditions and healthy comparisons, and to examine the relations between family functioning and sociodemographic variables...
  5. pmc Health-related quality of life across pediatric chronic conditions
    Lisa M Ingerski
    Center for the Promotion of Treatment Adherence and Self Management, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr 156:639-44. 2010
    ..To compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) across 8 pediatric chronic conditions, including 5 understudied populations, and examine convergence between youth self-report and parent-proxy report...
  6. pmc Preliminary feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of an innovative adherence intervention for children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:605-16. 2013
    ..To report acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy from a randomized controlled trial of a family-tailored adherence intervention (AI) targeting nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs in pediatric new-onset epilepsy...
  7. pmc Adherence to vitamin supplementation following adolescent bariatric surgery
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E190-5. 2013
    ..Little is known about multivitamin adherence following adolescent bariatric surgery...
  8. pmc Uninformed clinical decisions resulting from lack of adherence assessment in children with new-onset epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45206, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:481-4. 2012
    ..The results highlight the importance of routinely assessing medication adherence in this population...
  9. pmc White coat adherence over the first year of therapy in pediatric epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 161:695-9.e1. 2012
    ..To examine white coat adherence over time in children with epilepsy...
  10. pmc Feasibility of web-based technology to assess adherence to clinic appointments in youth with sickle cell disease
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:e93-6. 2012
    ..Results suggest that this innovative approach holds promise and should be tested on a larger sample of youth with SCD...
  11. doi request reprint Pediatric self-management: a framework for research, practice, and policy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self Management, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e473-85. 2012
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  12. pmc Patterns of nonadherence to antiepileptic drug therapy in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    JAMA 305:1669-76. 2011
    ..The onset and evolution of antiepileptic drug nonadherence in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy remains unknown...
  13. pmc Treatment factors affecting longitudinal quality of life in new onset pediatric epilepsy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self Management, MLC 7039, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:466-75. 2011
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  14. pmc Impaired health-related quality of life in caregivers of youth seeking obesity treatment
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:147-55. 2009
    ..To document and identify predictors of caregiver health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a sample of youth seeking obesity treatment and examine whether it moderates the relation between parent proxy and youth self-report HRQOL...
  15. pmc Changes in pediatric health-related quality of life in cystic fibrosis after IV antibiotic treatment for pulmonary exacerbations
    Avani C Modi
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 17:49-55. 2010
    ..The noted statistically and clinically significant changes in the CFQ-respiratory scale indicate that the measure may be beneficial to pulmonary health care teams...
  16. doi request reprint Trajectories of adherence to airway clearance therapy for patients with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:1028-37. 2010
    ..The objective was to characterize and identify predictors of ACT adherence trajectories for individuals with CF...
  17. pmc Development and validation of the Pediatric Epilepsy Medication Self-Management Questionnaire
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for Adherence and Self Management, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 18:94-9. 2010
    ..68-0.85. Significant associations were found between PEMSQ scales, adherence, and seizures. The PEMSQ represents the first self-management measure validated for caregivers of children with epilepsy, with clinical and research utility...
  18. pmc Assessing disease disclosure in adults with cystic fibrosis: the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle and Transitions (ADULT) survey Disclosure of disease in adults with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Center for the Promotion of the Treatment Adherence and Self Management, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7039, Cincinnati, OH, 45229, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:46. 2010
    ..This study assessed rates of disclosure and its perceived impact on relationships using the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle and Transitions (ADULT) online survey...
  19. pmc Development and reliability of a correction factor for parent-reported adherence to pediatric antiepileptic drug therapy
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self Management, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Epilepsia 52:370-6. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Even a single seizure negatively impacts pediatric health-related quality of life
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self Management, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Epilepsia 50:2110-6. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint A multi-method assessment of treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 3015, Cincinnati, OH 45229, United States
    J Cyst Fibros 5:177-85. 2006
    ..Adherence rates for chronic pediatric conditions are approximately 50%. The primary objective of the study was to assess rates of adherence using four different measurement methods for children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  22. pmc Screening for symptoms of depression and anxiety in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 46:153-9. 2011
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  23. pmc Validation of a parent-proxy, obesity-specific quality-of-life measure: sizing them up
    Avani C Modi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2624-33. 2008
    ..Overall, Sizing Them Up is a reliable and valid parent-proxy measure of obesity-specific HRQOL that can be used in both clinical and research settings...
  24. pmc Weight-specific health-related quality of life in adolescents with extreme obesity
    Avani C Modi
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2266-71. 2008
    ..Overall, these data suggest that HRQOL is not homogenous in adolescents with extreme obesity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Barriers to treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis and asthma: what gets in the way?
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:846-58. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically identify barriers to treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma, as well as to examine the relationship between the number of barriers and adherence...
  26. pmc The IWQOL-Kids(©): establishing minimal clinically important difference scores and test-retest reliability
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e94-6. 2011
    ..75-0.88. These data provide further support for the excellent psychometric properties of the IWQOL-Kids. In addition, preliminary MCIDs for IWQOL-Kids scales have now been established, which can be used in clinical trials...
  27. doi request reprint One-month adherence in children with new-onset epilepsy: white-coat compliance does not occur
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self Management, MLC 3015, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e961-6. 2008
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  28. pmc Development and initial validation of an obesity-specific quality-of-life measure for children: sizing me up
    Meg H Zeller
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1171-7. 2009
    ....
  29. pmc Psychosocial functioning improves following adolescent bariatric surgery
    Meg H Zeller
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:985-90. 2009
    ..Longer-term follow-up will be critical to determine adolescent weight and psychosocial trajectories, their interrelations, and what role psychosocial status plays in continued weight loss, maintenance, and regain...
  30. pmc Predictors and outcomes of adolescent bariatric support group attendance
    Payal Sawhney
    Division of Social Work, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:773-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this cohort study was to determine the rate, predictors, and outcomes of support group attendance in a free-standing adolescent bariatric program...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life in obese youth
    Meg H Zeller
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, MLC 3015, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:122-30. 2006
    ..The present study examines HRQOL and its association with depressive symptoms and perceived social support in African-American and white youth pursuing weight management treatment...
  32. pmc Perceived social support and its association with obesity-specific health-related quality of life
    Michele Herzer
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:188-95. 2011
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  33. pmc Development and validation of the Pediatric Epilepsy Side Effects Questionnaire
    Diego A Morita
    Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Neurology 79:1252-8. 2012
    ..To develop and validate a measure of antiepileptic drug (AED) side effects in children with a variety of seizure types, treatments, and therapy durations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of critical parent and family factors in the obesigenic environment
    Meg H Zeller
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, MLC 3015, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:126-36. 2007
    ..Critical gaps remain in our understanding of the obesigenic family environment. This study examines parent and family characteristics among obese youth presenting for treatment in a clinic setting...
  35. pmc Perceived barriers to clinic appointments for adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Lori E Crosby
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:571-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine perceived barriers to clinic attendance and strategies to overcome these barriers for adolescents with sickle cell disease...
  36. pmc The impact of a new pediatric epilepsy diagnosis on parents: parenting stress and activity patterns
    Avani C Modi
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Adherence and Self Management, MLC 7039, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 14:237-42. 2009
    ..4, P<0.05) and less time in recreation outside of the home (F=5.6, P<0.05) compared with parents of controls. These findings have important implications for family adaptation to a new epilepsy diagnosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and depressive symptoms in adolescents with extreme obesity presenting for bariatric surgery
    Meg H Zeller
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1155-61. 2006
    ..We sought to document health-related quality of life (HRQoL) impairment and depressive symptomatology in adolescents with extreme obesity considering surgical weight loss...
  38. doi request reprint Early screening and identification of psychological comorbidities in pediatric epilepsy is necessary
    Shanna M Guilfoyle
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:495-500. 2012
    ..Proactive screening in youth with epilepsy to ensure timely identification of psychological symptoms and to guide early psychological intervention is warranted...
  39. doi request reprint Observational assessment of family functioning in families with children who have type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Carrie Piazza-Waggoner
    Division Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:101-5. 2008
    ..Sixty-six families (33 diabetes; 33 controls) participated in a home visit at which their evening meal was videotaped. Tapes were then coded using the McMaster Interaction Coding System to objectively assess family functioning...
  40. doi request reprint Changes in daily activity patterns of caregivers of children with newly diagnosed epilepsy: a case-controlled design
    Elizabeth Painter
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Center for the Promotion of Treatment Adherence and Self Management, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave MLC 7019, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 31:1-6. 2014
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  41. pmc Assessing weight-related quality of life in adolescents
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting, 1004 Norwood Avenue, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:448-57. 2006
    ..The development of a new weight-related measure to assess quality of life in adolescents [Impact of Weight on Quality of Life (IWQOL)-Kids] is described...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of The Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire in the United States: a health-related quality-of-life measure for cystic fibrosis
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 2070, USA
    Chest 128:2347-54. 2005
    ..Versions of the CFQ are also available for children with CF and their parents. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the CFQ in a national study at 18 CF centers in the United States...