Rachel A Annunziato

Summary

Affiliation: Fordham University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Strangers headed to a strange land? A pilot study of using a transition coordinator to improve transfer from pediatric to adult services
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY Division of Behavioral and Developmental Health, Department of Pediatrics and Kravis Children s Hospital at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1628-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The psychosocial challenges of solid organ transplant recipients during childhood
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:803-11. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A translational and systemic approach to transferring liver transplant recipients from pediatric to adult-oriented care settings
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:823-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial assessment prior to pediatric transplantation: a review and summary of key considerations
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:565-74. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Brief report: Deficits in health care management skills among adolescent and young adult liver transplant recipients transitioning to adult care settings
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:155-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptom presentation in ethnically diverse cardiology patients
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology 441 E Fordham Road, Dealy Hall, Room 336 Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:271-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Transitioning health care responsibility from caregivers to patient: a pilot study aiming to facilitate medication adherence during this process
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:309-15. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The effect of training in reduced energy density eating and food self-monitoring accuracy on weight loss maintenance
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2016-23. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent transplant recipients as peer mentors: a program to improve self-management and health-related quality of life
    Bradley Jerson
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 17:612-20. 2013
  10. doi request reprint A randomized trial examining differential meal replacement adherence in a weight loss maintenance program after one-year follow-up
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Eat Behav 10:176-83. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Strangers headed to a strange land? A pilot study of using a transition coordinator to improve transfer from pediatric to adult services
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY Division of Behavioral and Developmental Health, Department of Pediatrics and Kravis Children s Hospital at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1628-33. 2013
    ..To compare the impact of a transition coordinator on outcomes for pediatric liver transplant recipients vs a historical comparison group...
  2. doi request reprint The psychosocial challenges of solid organ transplant recipients during childhood
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:803-11. 2012
    ..In the short-term, certainly intervening in any of these domains could lead to improved quality of life during childhood...
  3. doi request reprint A translational and systemic approach to transferring liver transplant recipients from pediatric to adult-oriented care settings
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:823-9. 2010
    ..This study describes one site's translational efforts to improve the transfer process for both the recipients and the clinicians, thus improving outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial assessment prior to pediatric transplantation: a review and summary of key considerations
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:565-74. 2010
    ..Repeat assessments and utilizing the initial evaluation for outcome assessment should be considered. Finally, the evaluation offers a unique opportunity for better preparing patients and families for transplantation...
  5. doi request reprint Brief report: Deficits in health care management skills among adolescent and young adult liver transplant recipients transitioning to adult care settings
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:155-9. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptom presentation in ethnically diverse cardiology patients
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology 441 E Fordham Road, Dealy Hall, Room 336 Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:271-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine rates of depression and distress among different ethnic groups receiving care in an outpatient cardiology clinic...
  7. doi request reprint Transitioning health care responsibility from caregivers to patient: a pilot study aiming to facilitate medication adherence during this process
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:309-15. 2008
    ..A randomized, controlled study with a substantial number of enrolled patients is needed to establish the efficacy of this or other approaches...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of training in reduced energy density eating and food self-monitoring accuracy on weight loss maintenance
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2016-23. 2008
    ..Failure to maintain weight losses in lifestyle change programs continues to be a major problem and warrants investigation of innovative approaches to weight control...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent transplant recipients as peer mentors: a program to improve self-management and health-related quality of life
    Bradley Jerson
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 17:612-20. 2013
    ..These results also suggest that the program may have been associated with meaningful improvement in adherence, although further evaluation is warranted. ..
  10. doi request reprint A randomized trial examining differential meal replacement adherence in a weight loss maintenance program after one-year follow-up
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Eat Behav 10:176-83. 2009
    ..Further research is necessary to determine if there are measures associated with successful MR use that can be detected at baseline and if MR adherence itself leads to changes in eating behavior...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse, nonadherence, and medical outcome in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Recanati Miller Transplant Institute at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1280-9. 2007
    ..The study assessed the relationship between a history of child abuse, nonadherence to medications, and medical outcome in children who had a liver transplant...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adherence and medical outcomes in pediatric liver transplant recipients who transition to adult services
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:608-14. 2007
    ..Larger, prospective investigations of the transition process are necessary before recommendations are made regarding interventions...
  13. doi request reprint Site matters: winning the hearts and minds of patients in a cardiology clinic
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:386-91. 2008
    ..In medical care settings, mental health symptoms of depression and distress are associated with poor medical outcomes, yet they are often underrecognized...
  14. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the safety and promise of cognitive-behavioral therapy using imaginal exposure in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from cardiovascular illness
    Eyal Shemesh
    Division of Developmental and Behavioral Health, Department of Pediatrics, Box 1198, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:168-74. 2011
    ..We investigated the physical safety of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) utilizing imaginal exposure in patients who suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a life-threatening cardiovascular event...
  15. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the mental health care needs and utilization by families of children with a food allergy
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:1456-64. 2013
    ..Even when mental health support was desired and available, few received it. Routine discussion of mental health needs with families receiving medical care may help address barriers to utilization. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of nonadherence in autoimmune hepatitis: a common problem
    Nanda Kerkar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hepatology, Recanati Miller Transplant Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:629-34. 2006
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Developmental and disease-related influences on self-management acquisition among pediatric liver transplant recipients
    Kristen Piering
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 15:819-26. 2011
    ..Future research is necessary to further untangle this relationship; yet, it seems as though longer time living with LT may make transition harder for families...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parents and clinicians underestimate distress and depression in children who had a transplant
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:673-9. 2005
    ..The child's report of his or her emotional symptoms should be directly sought post-transplant...
  19. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for children with biliary atresia in the pediatric end-stage liver disease era: the role of insurance status
    Ronen Arnon
    Recanati Miller Transplantation Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:543-50. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to unearth the reasons for these important differences in outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Liver and combined lung and liver transplantation for cystic fibrosis: analysis of the UNOS database
    Ronen Arnon
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 15:254-64. 2011
    ..LT is a viable option for children and young adults with CF and end-stage liver disease. Outcome of LLT patients with CF was comparable to the outcome of patients with CF who underwent isolated LT...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children who are medically ill and children presenting to a child trauma program
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:472-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the U-PTSD-I performs better among general trauma versus medically ill patients. Intrusion symptoms should be focused on when assessing PTSD in medically ill children...
  22. doi request reprint The Power of Food Scale. A new measure of the psychological influence of the food environment
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Appetite 53:114-8. 2009
    ..The PFS may be useful as a measure of the hedonic impact of food environments replete with highly palatable foods...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tackling the spectrum of transition: what can be done in pediatric settings?
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:820-2. 2010
    ..We present a compilation of manuscripts that describe, study, and offer solutions for these two related challenges as faced by pediatric transplant recipients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Beyond Hispanics: sub-ethnic differences in depression, post-traumatic distress, and suicidal ideation among patients with coronary heart disease
    Yasunori Nishikawa
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:296-303. 2013
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint A comparison of weight-control behaviors in African American and Caucasian women
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:262-7. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Taking action to lose weight: toward an understanding of individual differences
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eat Behav 8:185-94. 2007
    ..Help-seeking for weight control in a community sample of overweight and obese individuals appears to be motivated by psychological aspects of obesity, rather than obesity's physical or medical burden...
  27. ncbi request reprint Examining the effects of maternal chronic illness on child well-being in single parent families
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:386-91. 2007
    ..Potential moderators of differences, including maternal distress, parenting variables (aggravation and warmth), functional impairment related to illness, and demographic characteristics were also tested...
  28. pmc Child and parental reports of bullying in a consecutive sample of children with food allergy
    Eyal Shemesh
    Division of Behavioral and Developmental Health, Department of Pediatrics and Kravis Children s Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Box 1198, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e10-7. 2013
    ..This study sought to quantify the extent, methods, and correlates of bullying in a cohort of food-allergic children...
  29. doi request reprint A measure of family eating habits: initial psychometric properties using the profile pattern approach (PPA)
    Natalie Klempel
    Fordham University, Department of Psychology, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Eat Behav 14:7-12. 2013
    ..However, our findings show that the family eating habits' measure appears psychometrically sound. A future aim will be to continue validating this instrument in other samples, particularly to determine its predictive value...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multiple types of dieting prospectively predict weight gain during the freshman year of college
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Mail Stop 626, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Appetite 47:83-90. 2006
    ..Overall the results indicate that specific subtypes of dieting predicts weight gain during the freshman year better than more global measures of restraint or overeating...
  31. doi request reprint What matters most to nursing home elders: quality of life in the nursing home
    Orah R Burack
    Research Institute on Aging, Jewish Home Lifecare, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:48-53. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine those components of nursing home QOL that are associated with elder satisfaction so as to provide direction in the culture change journey...