B Rosenfeld

Summary

Affiliation: Fordham University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does desire for hastened death change in terminally ill cancer patients?
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 111:35-40. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in health-related quality of life of prostate cancer patients based on stage of cancer
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Psychooncology 13:800-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Desire for hastened death among patients with advanced AIDS
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:504-12. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Assisted suicide, depression, and the right to die
    B Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Psychol Public Policy Law 6:467-88. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing violence risk in stalking cases: a regression tree approach
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:343-57. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in assisted suicide and euthanasia research
    B Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Psychol Public Policy Law 6:559-74. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Hopelessness and terminal illness: the construct of hopelessness in patients with advanced AIDS
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, New York, New York 10485, USA
    Palliat Support Care 2:43-53. 2004
  8. pmc Assessing hopelessness in terminally ill cancer patients: development of the Hopelessness Assessment in Illness Questionnaire
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:325-36. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Recidivism in stalking and obsessional harassment
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Dealy Hall, Fordham University, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:251-65. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring desire for death among patients with HIV/AIDS: the schedule of attitudes toward hastened death
    B Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:94-100. 1999

Research Grants

  1. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking Offenders
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking Offenders
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2008

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Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pmc Does desire for hastened death change in terminally ill cancer patients?
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 111:35-40. 2014
    ..Interventions designed to target patients who are exhibiting subthreshold DHD and feelings of hopelessness may reduce the occurrence of DHD emerging in this population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in health-related quality of life of prostate cancer patients based on stage of cancer
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Psychooncology 13:800-7. 2004
    ..This study analysed the relationship between cancer stage and quality of life, including measures of physical and psychological well-being...
  3. ncbi request reprint Desire for hastened death among patients with advanced AIDS
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:504-12. 2006
    ..Authors discuss the implications of these findings for palliative care practice and the assisted-suicide debate...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assisted suicide, depression, and the right to die
    B Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Psychol Public Policy Law 6:467-88. 2000
    ..The impact of these findings on future legislative efforts to legalize assisted suicide is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing violence risk in stalking cases: a regression tree approach
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:343-57. 2005
    ..Logistic regression models were much more resilient to cross-validation, with relatively modest loss in predictive power...
  6. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in assisted suicide and euthanasia research
    B Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Psychol Public Policy Law 6:559-74. 2000
    ..These issues are discussed along with implications for the interpretation of the results reported. Where possible, potential solutions are offered, along with recommendations for future research...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hopelessness and terminal illness: the construct of hopelessness in patients with advanced AIDS
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, New York, New York 10485, USA
    Palliat Support Care 2:43-53. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the construct of hopelessness in patients with advanced AIDS by examining the structure of the Beck Hopelessness Scale in this specific population...
  8. pmc Assessing hopelessness in terminally ill cancer patients: development of the Hopelessness Assessment in Illness Questionnaire
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:325-36. 2011
    ..In summary, these 3 studies suggest that this brief measure of hopelessness is particularly useful for palliative care settings. Further research is needed to assess the applicability of the measure to other populations and contexts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recidivism in stalking and obsessional harassment
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Dealy Hall, Fordham University, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:251-65. 2003
    ..Surprisingly, the presence of a delusional disorder (e.g., erotomania) was associated with a lower risk of reoffender. The findings are discussed in terms of the legal system and treatment implications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring desire for death among patients with HIV/AIDS: the schedule of attitudes toward hastened death
    B Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:94-100. 1999
    ..The authors present preliminary validation data for a new self-report instrument, the Schedule of Attitudes Toward Hastened Death...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression, hopelessness, and desire for hastened death in terminally ill patients with cancer
    W Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 284:2907-11. 2000
    ..Understanding why some terminally ill patients desire a hastened death has become an important issue in palliative care and the debate regarding legalization of assisted suicide...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of pain report and adequacy of analgesic therapy in ambulatory AIDS patients with and without a history of substance abuse
    W Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pain 72:235-43. 1997
    ..These data support the validity of AIDS patients' report of pain, at least in research settings, and suggest that undertreatment of pain is not restricted to patients who actively abuse drugs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pain in ambulatory AIDS patients. I: Pain characteristics and medical correlates
    W Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Pain 68:315-21. 1996
    ..The presence and intensity of pain are associated with more advanced HIV disease and pain intensity is also associated with demographic factors (gender, race)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Traumatic experiences and psychological distress in an urban refugee population seeking treatment services
    Allen Keller
    Program for Survivors of Torture, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:188-94. 2006
    ..33, p < 0.001), family torture experiences (beta = .23, p = 0.022), religion (beta = .21, p = 0.03), and age (beta = -.18, p = 0.004). The clinical implications of these results are discussed...
  15. pmc Measuring depression at the end of life: is the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale a valid instrument?
    Megan Olden
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, NY 10458, USA
    Assessment 16:43-54. 2009
    ..Factor analysis generated 4 factors (anxiety, depressed mood, insomnia, and somatic symptoms), accounting for 42% of the variance. Implications for assessing depression in this population are discussed...
  16. pmc Meaning-centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    William Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatryand Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 19:21-8. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and depression in the terminally ill
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:213-20. 2002
    ..This study examined the impact of spirituality and religiosity on depressive symptom severity in a sample of terminally ill patients with cancer and AIDS...
  18. pmc The role of spirituality in the relationship between religiosity and depression in prostate cancer patients
    Christian Nelson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:105-14. 2009
    ..This study aims to develop a theoretical framework of the relationship among religiosity, spirituality, and depression, potentially explaining the often mixed and inconsistent associations between religiosity and depression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient-related barriers to pain management in ambulatory AIDS patients
    W Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pain 76:9-16. 1998
    ..These data suggest that patient-related barriers to pain management may add to the already considerable likelihood of undertreatment of AIDS-related pain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hopelessness at the end of life: the utility of the hopelessness scale with terminally ill cancer patients
    Jennifer G Abbey
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 11:173-83. 2006
    ..Moreover, we sought to identify and remove potentially problematic items in order to ascertain a "purer" index of hopelessness for this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint The subjective experience of trauma and subsequent PTSD in a sample of undocumented immigrants
    Andrew Rasmussen
    New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:137-43. 2007
    ..e., other doses) meeting Criterion A2. Discussion focuses on Criterion A within the phenomenology of PTSD and the need to gauge subjective interpretations of trauma events among this population...
  22. pmc Burden and benefit of psychosocial research at the end of life
    Hayley Pessin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:627-32. 2008
    ..This is particularly true when death and dying are the focus of research. Therefore, it is important to understand the specific ways psychosocial research could potentially harm or be helpful to participants...
  23. ncbi request reprint Defining torture: a review of 40 years of health science research
    Debbie Green
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:528-31. 2010
    ..Although there are notable exceptions, the methods used in the torture literature are variable and often undefined, impacting the interpretation of findings of risk factors, consequences, and treatment of torture events...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of spiritual well-being on end-of-life despair in terminally-ill cancer patients
    Colleen S McClain
    Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Lancet 361:1603-7. 2003
    ..The importance of spirituality in coping with a terminal illness is becoming increasingly recognised. We aimed to assess the relation between spiritual well-being, depression, and end-of-life despair in terminally-ill cancer patients...
  25. doi request reprint Entering exile: trauma, mental health, and coping among Tibetan refugees arriving in Dharamsala, India
    Emily Sachs
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:199-208. 2008
    ..The potential impact of other variables, including culturally determined attitudes about trauma and timing of assessment, are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Belief in an afterlife, spiritual well-being and end-of-life despair in patients with advanced cancer
    Colleen McClain-Jacobson
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:484-6. 2004
    ..The authors concluded that spirituality has a much more powerful effect on psychological functioning than beliefs held about an afterlife. Treatment implications are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of psychostimulants for the treatment of fatigue in ambulatory patients with human immunodeficiency virus disease
    W Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 421, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:411-20. 2001
    ..Preliminary studies on the treatment of fatigue from the cancer and multiple sclerosis literature suggest that psychostimulants may be effective in reducing fatigue...
  28. pmc Impact of treatment for depression on desire for hastened death in patients with advanced AIDS
    William Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychosomatics 51:98-105. 2010
    ..Despite the development of multi-drug regimens for HIV, palliative care and quality-of-life issues in patients with advanced AIDS remain important areas of clinical investigation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Classifying the torture experiences of refugees living in the United States
    Joshua B Hooberman
    Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:108-23. 2007
    ..The results offer insight into the nature of torture and differences in responses...
  30. ncbi request reprint The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers
    Allen S Keller
    Bellevue New York University NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, 462 First Ave, CD 710, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:383-5. 2003
    ..These findings support assertions that detention has a harmful effect on the health and well-being of asylum seekers. Policies regarding the long-term detention of asylum seekers should be reconsidered...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mental health of detained asylum seekers
    Allen S Keller
    Bellevue New York University Program for Survivors of Torture, Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Lancet 362:1721-3. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest detention of asylum seekers exacerbates psychological symptoms...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effects of torture-related injuries on long-term psychological distress in a Punjabi Sikh sample
    Andrew Rasmussen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue New York University Program for Survivors of Torture, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:734-40. 2007
    ..Chronic injuries may represent trauma severity or persistent traumatic cues. These findings emphasize connections between physical and psychological trauma and the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to torture treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Depression and IL-6 blood plasma concentrations in advanced cancer patients
    Colleen M Jacobson
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University NYSPI, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:64-6. 2008
    ..Future studies focusing on the relationship between immune functioning and depression must be particularly vigilant regarding methodological issues...
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of cognitive impairment in desire for hastened death: a study of patients with advanced AIDS
    Hayley Pessin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:194-9. 2003
    ..Aggressive treatment of cognitive symptoms in the terminally ill is necessary in order to disentangle the various factors that may drive end-of-life treatment decisions...
  35. doi request reprint An exploration of criminal thinking styles among civil psychiatric patients
    William Amory Carr
    Department of Psychology, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 19:334-46. 2009
    ..Several studies have found a relationship between psychiatric illness and criminal behaviour. Despite this, few studies have examined the presence of criminal thinking among civil psychiatric patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint The use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in patients with advanced HIV infection: impact on medical, palliative care, and quality of life outcomes
    J R Brechtl
    Department of Medicine, Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 21:41-51. 2001
    ..In addition, treatment failure (mortality and intolerance) were not uncommon in this sample (40%). Further research is clearly necessary to better understand the benefits of HAART therapy in patients with advanced HIV infection...
  37. ncbi request reprint The memorial anxiety scale for prostate cancer: validation of a new scale to measure anxiety in men with with prostate cancer
    Andrew J Roth
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer 97:2910-8. 2003
    ..This scale consists of three subscales that measure general prostate cancer anxiety, anxiety related to prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels in particular, and fear of recurrence...
  38. doi request reprint Concordance of quality of life assessments following pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Rosemarie E Feichtl
    Fordham University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 19:710-7. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Assessing anxiety in men with prostate cancer: further data on the reliability and validity of the Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer (MAX-PC)
    Andrew Roth
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:340-7. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Decision-making capacity in elderly, terminally ill patients with cancer
    Brooke Myers Sorger
    Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Behav Sci Law 25:393-404. 2007
    ..g., age, race, or education) or clinical variables (depression or physical symptoms) and decision making. Implications for evaluating decision-making capacity are addressed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Structured Assessment of Correctional Adaptation (SACA): a measure of the impact of incarceration on the mentally ill in a therapeutic setting
    W Amory Carr
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 50:570-81. 2006
    ..31), F(1, 58) = 6.27, p < .05. Clinical implications of these findings, the scale, and the construct of correctional adaptation are discussed...
  42. pmc Methylphenidate for fatigue in ambulatory men with prostate cancer
    Andrew J Roth
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Cancer 116:5102-10. 2010
    ..Fatigue is a highly prevalent and clinically significant symptom of advanced prostate cancer. To date, however, there are no published controlled trials of interventions for fatigue in men with prostate cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint The psychology of competence and informed consent: understanding decision-making with regard to clinical practice
    Barry Rosenfeld
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, NY, USA
    Fordham Urban Law J 30:173-85. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint The schedule of attitudes toward hastened death: validation analysis in terminally ill cancer patients
    Kyriaki Mystakidou
    Pain Relief and Palliative Care Unit, Department of Radiology, Areteion Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 27 Korinthias Str, 115 26 Athens, Greece
    Palliat Support Care 2:395-402. 2004
    ..The faithful translation of the English version of the Schedule of Attitudes toward Hastened Death (SAHD) into Greek and its validation as an assessment tool in terminally ill cancer patients receiving palliative treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Desire for death near the end of life: the role of depression, anxiety and pain
    Kyriaki Mystakidou
    Department of Radiology, Pain Relief and Palliative Care Unit, Areteion Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 115 26 Athens, Greece
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:258-62. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the desire of patients with advanced cancer for hastened death to determine its relationship to psychological distress, anxiety and pain...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Tibetan translation of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist 25 and the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire
    Dechen Lhewa
    Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Assessment 14:223-30. 2007
    ..33), partly because of a low rate of PTSD. Results support the reliability and validity of the HSCL but suggest further study of the HTQ with this population is required...
  47. ncbi request reprint Object relations in criminal psychopaths
    Yosef Brody
    Forensic Services, Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79 01 Broadway, Queens, NY 11373, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 46:400-11. 2002
    ..Results suggest that psychopaths harbor profound underlying psychosocial damage including intense anxiety, anger, bitterness, and resentment. Implications for interventions and future research are discussed...

Research Grants6

  1. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking Offenders
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  3. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  6. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking Offenders
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2008
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