KAROLYNN contact SIEGEL

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Causal attributions for fatigue by older adults with advanced cancer
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:52-63. 2012
  2. pmc Strategies adopted by late middle-age and older adults with HIV/AIDS to explain their physical symptoms
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Health 26:41-62. 2011
  3. pmc Rapid HIV testing in dental practices
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychological Study of Health and Illness, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:625-32. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Stress, appraisal, and coping: a comparison of HIV-infected women in the pre-HAART and HAART eras
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:225-33. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress-related growth among women living with HIV/AIDS: examination of an explanatory model
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Behav Med 28:403-14. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Serostatus disclosure to sexual partners by HIV-infected women before and after the advent of HAART
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Women Health 41:63-85. 2005
  7. pmc Diminished sexual activity, interest, and feelings of attractiveness among HIV-infected women in two eras of the AIDS epidemic
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:437-49. 2006
  8. pmc The stress moderating role of benefit finding on psychological distress and well-being among women living with HIV/AIDS
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:421-33. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors of non-gay identified non-disclosing men who have sex with men and women
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:720-35. 2008
  10. pmc Sources of emotional distress associated with diarrhea among late middle-age and older HIV-infected adults
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:353-69. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Causal attributions for fatigue by older adults with advanced cancer
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:52-63. 2012
    ..Few studies have explored fatigue qualitatively, and almost none have focused on patients' attributions for this subjective and multidimensional symptom...
  2. pmc Strategies adopted by late middle-age and older adults with HIV/AIDS to explain their physical symptoms
    Karolynn Siegel
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Health 26:41-62. 2011
    ..These findings provide understanding into the reasons why some older adults with HIV/AIDS misattribute symptoms resulting in delay in care or care over-utilisation, suggesting the need for patient education...
  3. pmc Rapid HIV testing in dental practices
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychological Study of Health and Illness, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:625-32. 2012
    ..A larger cultural change may be required to engage dentists more actively in primary prevention and population-based HIV screening...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stress, appraisal, and coping: a comparison of HIV-infected women in the pre-HAART and HAART eras
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:225-33. 2005
    ..It has been widely suggested that highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has improved the psychosocial aspects of living with HIV/AIDS...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress-related growth among women living with HIV/AIDS: examination of an explanatory model
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Behav Med 28:403-14. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that stress-related growth is more than positive reappraisal and the absence of negative affect, and that social resources may facilitate greater growth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serostatus disclosure to sexual partners by HIV-infected women before and after the advent of HAART
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Women Health 41:63-85. 2005
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  7. pmc Diminished sexual activity, interest, and feelings of attractiveness among HIV-infected women in two eras of the AIDS epidemic
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:437-49. 2006
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  8. pmc The stress moderating role of benefit finding on psychological distress and well-being among women living with HIV/AIDS
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:421-33. 2007
    ..g., the illness), but not the effects of other stressors (e.g., social conflict), suggests possible limits to the stress-buffering role of benefit finding...
  9. doi request reprint Sexual behaviors of non-gay identified non-disclosing men who have sex with men and women
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:720-35. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Sources of emotional distress associated with diarrhea among late middle-age and older HIV-infected adults
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:353-69. 2010
    ..Although the experience of physical symptoms can adversely influence emotional well-being, the specific emotional reactions experienced in response to specific symptoms are not well understood...
  11. pmc Psychosocial characteristics of New York City HIV-infected women before and after the advent of HAART
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1127-32. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Strategies for coping with fatigue among HIV-positive individuals fifty years and older
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:275-88. 2004
    ..The majority of participants tried to implement the coping suggestions offered by health care professionals, as well as those from family, friends, and support group members...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perceiving benefits in adversity: stress-related growth in women living with HIV/AIDS
    K Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:1543-54. 2000
    ..These data suggest an expanded conceptualization of stress-related growth that includes behavioral aspects of growth in response to stress and illness, and which takes into account the diverse ways in which growth may be experienced...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in attitudes toward protease inhibitors among older HIV-infected men
    K Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Care 12:423-34. 2000
    ..The findings suggest that these racial differences may be important for creating patient education strategies and the targeting of non-adherence prevention efforts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with HIV-infected women's use or intention to use AZT during pregnancy
    K Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:189-206. 2001
    ..These findings suggest significant areas for intervention to increase the use of AZT during pregnancy, thereby reducing perinatal transmission...
  16. ncbi request reprint AIDS as a chronic illness: psychosocial implications
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS 16:S69-76. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Symptom interpretation: implications for delay in HIV testing and care among HIV-infected late middle-aged and older adults
    K Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Columbia School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Care 11:525-35. 1999
    ..This research suggests that HIV education and counselling should emphasize the need for individuals at risk for HIV to seek testing and medical care even if symptoms of the disease are absent...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reasons for the adoption of celibacy among older men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 6A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Sex Res 40:189-200. 2003
    ..The prevalence of celibacy and the finding that many reasons for celibacy are related to fear, anger, and distrust suggests that older adults may have difficulty resuming healthy sexual relationships following diagnosis with HIV/AIDS...
  19. pmc Racial disparities in sexual risk behaviors and drug use among older gay/bisexual and heterosexual men living with HIV/AIDS
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:215-23. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that interventions targeting older African-American men (both gay/bisexual and heterosexual) with HIV/AIDS are needed to reduce risk behaviors and prevent HIV transmission in this population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to social support from family and friends among older adults with HIV/AIDS
    Eric W Schrimshaw
    Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Health Psychol 8:738-52. 2003
    ..These barriers may explain the greater social isolation of HIV-infected older adults and inform interventions targeted at reducing these barriers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Continuities and discontinuities in the experiences of felt and enacted stigma among women with HIV/AIDS
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Center for Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:1165-90. 2006
    ..This analysis revealed that although enacted stigmatization has decreased slightly, felt stigma remains a primary adaptational challenge facing women with HIV/AIDS...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changes in attitudes toward antiviral medication: a comparison of women living with HIV/AIDS in the pre-HAART and HAART Eras
    Eric W Schrimshaw
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:267-79. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Adolescent grief: "It never really hit me...until it actually happened"
    Grace H Christ
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 622 W 113th St, New York, NY 10025, USA
    JAMA 288:1269-78. 2002
    ..Robert, a bereaved 14-year-old, illustrates some of these adaptive challenges...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pathways to HIV testing among adults aged fifty and older with HIV/AIDS
    HELEN MARIA LEKAS
    Center for Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Care 17:674-87. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions for fatigue among late middle-aged and older adults with HIV infection
    Karolynn Siegel
    Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:211-24. 2004
    ..HIV medications and other symptoms or comorbidities were also frequently cited as causes of fatigue. Health care professionals and HIV+ peers often helped to shape or reinforce participants' attributions for their fatigue...
  26. ncbi request reprint "Putting a face" on HIV infection/AIDS in older adults: a psychosocial context
    Karl Goodkin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:S171-84. 2003
    ..The authors also separately consider issues of caregiving burden. Data supporting a theoretically based stressor-support-coping model are presented and related to targeting psychotherapeutic interventions for this age group...

Research Grants23

  1. Symptom Interpretation & Oral Health among Harlem Adults
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In depth face-to-face, focused interviews will be conducted with 120 adults. As in several of the principal Investigator's previous federally funded investigations, qualitative research methods will be employed. ..
  2. HIV-Infected IDU Living with HCV Coinfection
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. MSMW: Pathways, Motives and Behaviors
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study's finding will offer novel and important information about a high risk subpopulation of MSMW, and will yield important information that can guide the development of preventive interventions. ..
  4. MSMW: Pathways, Motives and Behaviors
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study's finding will offer novel and important information about a high risk subpopulation of MSMW, and will yield important information that can guide the development of preventive interventions. ..
  5. Desire for Pregnancy, Contraception, and HIV Risk among Serodiscordant Couples.
    KAROLYNN contact SIEGEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..5. To investigate each partner's perceptions and experiences of support or discouragement of their reproductive goals from health care providers and family. ..
  6. SYMPTOMS AND ILLNESS BEHAVIORS OF HIV-INFECTED ADULTS
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..All of which are important factors in adapting to life with what may become a chronic illness as more people live longer with the infection and do so within the context of a rapidly changing health care system. ..
  7. SELF-CARE IN SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT AT THE END OF LIFE
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Specifically we will investigate: 1) the symptom appraisal process; 2) coping responses to common symptoms: 3) the kinds of self-care activities employed; 4) emotional responses to common symptoms. ..
  8. Desire for Pregnancy, Contraception, and HIV Risk among Serodiscordant Couples
    KAROLYNN contact SIEGEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study findings will have important implications for the design of programs to educate and support the full spectrum of heterosexual couples contending with HIV/AIDS, whatever their reproductive intensions and behaviors. ..