Heather S L Jim
Affiliation: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
- Posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth in cancer survivorship: a reviewHeather S L Jim
Health Outcomes and Behaviors, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Cancer J 14:414-9. 2008..Predictors, temporal course, and interventions to reduce traumatic stress and enhance growth are described. The review concludes with recommendations for addressing posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth in the clinical setting...
- Genetic predictors of fatigue in prostate cancer patients treated with androgen deprivation therapy: preliminary findingsHeather S L Jim
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Brain Behav Immun 26:1030-6. 2012....
- Meta-analysis of cognitive functioning in breast cancer survivors previously treated with standard-dose chemotherapyHeather S L Jim
Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, MRC PSY, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
J Clin Oncol 30:3578-87. 2012..The goal of the current study was to conduct a meta-analysis of cognitive functioning in breast cancer survivors who were treated with chemotherapy ≥ 6 months previously...
- Cognitive impairment in men treated with luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists for prostate cancer: a controlled comparisonHeather S L Jim
Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive MRC PSY, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Support Care Cancer 18:21-7. 2010..The purpose of the current study was to compare rates of clinically significant cognitive impairment in men treated with LHRH agonists to a matched sample of healthy men without cancer...
- Clinical predictors of cognitive function in adults treated with hematopoietic cell transplantationHeather S L Jim
Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
Cancer 118:3407-16. 2012..To date, little research has investigated the cumulative effects of clinical risk factors on cognitive function in patients who undergo HCT...
- History of major depressive disorder prospectively predicts worse quality of life in women with breast cancerHeather S L Jim
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, 33612 FL, USA
Ann Behav Med 43:402-8. 2012..Data are scarce about whether past history of major depressive disorder in the absence of current depression places breast cancer patients at risk for worse quality of life...
- Supportive care of hematopoietic cell transplant patientsHeather S L Jim
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 18:S12-6. 2012..This session will review the most recent interventions and recommendations to avoid or mitigate these complications...
- Fatigue, depression, sleep, and activity during chemotherapy: daily and intraday variation and relationships among symptom changesHeather S L Jim
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Ann Behav Med 42:321-33. 2011..Previous research suggests that cancer patients frequently experience multiple symptoms during chemotherapy; however, relationships among symptom changes are largely unknown...
- Cognitive functioning in breast cancer survivors: a controlled comparisonHeather S L Jim
Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
Cancer 115:1776-83. 2009..The current study was performed to determine whether neuropsychologic functioning differs in breast cancer survivors 6 months after the completion of adjuvant treatment compared with women without cancer...
- Physical symptoms/side effects during breast cancer treatment predict posttreatment distressHeather S Jim
Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Ann Behav Med 34:200-8. 2007..Studies suggest that the period following completion of treatment can be distressing for cancer patients. One potentially important predictor of distress is physical symptoms/side effects during treatment...
- Catechol-O-methyltransferase genotype modulates cancer treatment-related cognitive deficits in breast cancer survivorsBrent J Small
School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33647, USA
Cancer 117:1369-76. 2011..The current study examined modification of this risk by catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) genotype based on evidence in adult populations that the presence of a Val allele is associated with poorer cognitive performance...
- Effects of self-directed stress management training and home-based exercise on stress management skills in cancer patients receiving chemotherapyKristin M Phillips
Division of Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC PSY, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Stress Health 28:368-75. 2012..05). This study provides support for including an exercise component in SM interventions for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy (clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT00740038)...
- Factors associated with breast cancer worry 3 years after completion of adjuvant treatmentKristin M Phillips
Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
Psychooncology 22:936-9. 2013....
- Relationship of stress management skill to psychological distress and quality of life in adults with cancerLeigh Anne Faul
Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Psychooncology 19:102-9. 2010..Although skill in stress management is often the target of intervention efforts, its relationship to distress and quality of life in patients about to begin cancer treatment has not been examined...
- Fatigue after treatment for early stage breast cancer: a controlled comparisonPaul B Jacobsen
Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
Cancer 110:1851-9. 2007..The present study sought to determine whether fatigue was greater in women who had completed treatment for early-stage breast cancer relative to a demographically matched comparison group of women with no cancer history...
- Consideration of quality of life in cancer survivorship researchPaul B Jacobsen
Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2035-41. 2011..In addition, several priorities for future research are identified that involve how quality of life is measured, in whom it is measured, and what uses are made of quality of life data in the clinical care of cancer survivors...
- Quality of life outcomes in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors: a controlled comparisonKristin M Phillips
Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
Support Care Cancer 21:1097-103. 2013..Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) are now standard treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). While TKIs have less toxicity than previous treatments, they have side effects that can impact quality of life (QOL)...
- Psychosocial interventions for anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients: achievements and challengesPaul B Jacobsen
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
CA Cancer J Clin 58:214-30. 2008..The review concludes with a discussion of future directions for the continued development of an evidence-based approach to the psychosocial care of people with cancer...
- Meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions to reduce pain in patients with cancerSherri Sheinfeld Gorin
Comprehensive Cancer Center, ColumbiaUniversity, New York, NY, USA
J Clin Oncol 30:539-47. 2012....
- Meaning in life mediates the relationship between social and physical functioning and distress in cancer survivorsHeather S Jim
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, USA
Br J Health Psychol 12:363-81. 2007..Impaired functioning may also lead individuals to question previously held beliefs about meaning in life. Meaning in life was hypothesized to mediate the relationship between functioning and distress...
- Strategies used in coping with a cancer diagnosis predict meaning in life for survivorsHeather S Jim
Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1222, USA
Health Psychol 25:753-61. 2006..01). The importance and process of finding meaning in the context of a life stressor are discussed...
- Measuring meaning in life following cancerHeather S Jim
Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1222, USA
Qual Life Res 15:1355-71. 2006..The MiLS offers a theoretically based and psychometrically sound assessment of meaning in life suitable for use with cancer patients...
- Traumatic stress, perceived global stress, and life events: prospectively predicting quality of life in breast cancer patientsDeanna M Golden-Kreutz
Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Health Psychol 24:288-96. 2005..E. Ware, K. K. Snow, & M. Kosinski, 2000) at the follow-ups (all ps < .03). These findings substantiate the relationship between initial stress and later QoL and underscore the need for timely psychological intervention...