Rachel A Annunziato

Summary

Affiliation: Fordham University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi 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. ..
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  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. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi 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. ..
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  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. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. doi 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Utilizing physician screening questions for detecting anxiety among food-allergic pediatric patients
    Melissa Rubes
    Fordham University, Bronx NY, USA Kravis Children s Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 53:764-70. 2014
    ..To explore the utility of clinician screening for anxiety in pediatric food-allergic patients...
  28. pmc Medication level variability index predicts rejection, possibly due to nonadherence, in adult liver transplant recipients
    Supelana Christina
    Department of Pediatrics and Kravis Children s Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
    Liver Transpl 20:1168-77. 2014
    ..71 (95% CI = 0.61-0.81). In conclusion, the MLVI is associated with and can predict rejection, possibly related to nonadherence, in adult liver transplant recipients...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint The importance of mental health monitoring during transfer to adult care settings as examined among paediatric transplant recipients
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, United States Department of Pediatrics, Kravis Children s Hospital and Recanati Miller Transplant Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States
    J Paediatr Child Health 51:220-2. 2015
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether psychological distress is associated with medication non-adherence after transfer...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Strategies for measuring quality of life among pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Bronx, New York
    Prog Transplant 24:247-56. 2014
    ..The purpose of this literature review is to describe and evaluate the current status of QoL measurement in studies of pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients...
  33. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for neonatal hemochromatosis: analysis of the UNOS database
    Shari Sheflin-Findling
    Division of Pediatric Hepatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA Recanati Miller Transplantation Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 19:164-9. 2015
    ..LT for infants with NH has a high rate of graft loss and death; however, outcomes are comparable to the same age-matched recipients with other causes of ALF...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint An empirically based practice perspective on the transition to adulthood for solid organ transplant recipients
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Fordham University, Bronx, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 18:794-802. 2014
    ..Future directions are offered aiming to advance this important area of investigation. ..
  36. 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...
  37. 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...