Holly Gwen Prigerson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc United states acculturation and cancer patients' end-of-life care
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e58663. 2013
  2. pmc Caregiver evaluation of the quality of end-of-life care (CEQUEL) scale: the caregiver's perception of patient care near death
    Philip C Higgins
    Doctoral Candidate, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e66066. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Patient-oncologist alliance, psychosocial well-being, and treatment adherence among young adults with advanced cancer
    Kelly M Trevino
    Center for Psychosocial Epidemiology and Outcomes Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 01225, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:1683-9. 2013
  4. pmc Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validation of criteria proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11
    Holly G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000121. 2009
  5. pmc Religious coping and use of intensive life-prolonging care near death in patients with advanced cancer
    Andrea C Phelps
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 301:1140-7. 2009
  6. pmc Provision of spiritual care to patients with advanced cancer: associations with medical care and quality of life near death
    Tracy Anne Balboni
    Departments of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 01225, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:445-52. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Depressive symptom trajectories and associated risks among bereaved Alzheimer disease caregivers
    Baohui Zhang
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:145-55. 2008
  8. pmc Peace, Equanimity, and Acceptance in the Cancer Experience (PEACE): validation of a scale to assess acceptance and struggle with terminal illness
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 112:2509-17. 2008
  9. pmc Mutuality and specificity of mental disorders in advanced cancer patients and caregivers
    Kara Zivin Bambauer
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:819-24. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between caregiver-perceived delirium in patients with cancer and generalized anxiety in their caregivers
    Mary K Buss
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1083-92. 2007

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Publications56

  1. pmc United states acculturation and cancer patients' end-of-life care
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e58663. 2013
    ..Culture shapes how people understand illness and death, but few studies examine whether acculturation influences patients' end-of-life treatment preferences and medical care...
  2. pmc Caregiver evaluation of the quality of end-of-life care (CEQUEL) scale: the caregiver's perception of patient care near death
    Philip C Higgins
    Doctoral Candidate, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e66066. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Patient-oncologist alliance, psychosocial well-being, and treatment adherence among young adults with advanced cancer
    Kelly M Trevino
    Center for Psychosocial Epidemiology and Outcomes Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 01225, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:1683-9. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate the relationships between the patient-oncologist alliance, psychosocial well-being, and treatment adherence in young adults with advanced cancer...
  4. pmc Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validation of criteria proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11
    Holly G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000121. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Religious coping and use of intensive life-prolonging care near death in patients with advanced cancer
    Andrea C Phelps
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 301:1140-7. 2009
    ..Patients frequently rely on religious faith to cope with cancer, but little is known about the associations between religious coping and the use of intensive life-prolonging care at the end of life...
  6. pmc Provision of spiritual care to patients with advanced cancer: associations with medical care and quality of life near death
    Tracy Anne Balboni
    Departments of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 01225, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:445-52. 2010
    ..To determine whether spiritual care from the medical team impacts medical care received and quality of life (QoL) at the end of life (EoL) and to examine these relationships according to patient religious coping...
  7. doi request reprint Depressive symptom trajectories and associated risks among bereaved Alzheimer disease caregivers
    Baohui Zhang
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:145-55. 2008
    ..The present study sought to determine if subgroups of bereaved AD caregivers follow distinctive depressive symptom trajectories and the characteristics associated with membership in depressive symptom subgroups...
  8. pmc Peace, Equanimity, and Acceptance in the Cancer Experience (PEACE): validation of a scale to assess acceptance and struggle with terminal illness
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 112:2509-17. 2008
    ..The role of emotional acceptance of a terminal illness in end-of-life (EOL) care is not known. The authors developed a measure of peaceful acceptance at the EOL, and evaluated the role of peaceful acceptance in EOL decision-making and care...
  9. pmc Mutuality and specificity of mental disorders in advanced cancer patients and caregivers
    Kara Zivin Bambauer
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:819-24. 2006
    ..We sought to determine mutuality and specificity in rates of mental disorders between advanced cancer patients and their caregivers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between caregiver-perceived delirium in patients with cancer and generalized anxiety in their caregivers
    Mary K Buss
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1083-92. 2007
    ..We looked for a relationship between caregiver-perceived delirium in a patient with advanced cancer and rates of caregiver psychiatric disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Peaceful awareness in patients with advanced cancer
    Alaka Ray
    Center for Psychooncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1359-68. 2006
    ..Previous studies have shown that prognostic awareness may be harmful to mental health yet beneficial for end of life care planning. The effects of prognostic awareness coupled with a sense of inner peace are unknown...
  12. pmc Mental health, treatment preferences, advance care planning, location, and quality of death in advanced cancer patients with dependent children
    Matthew E Nilsson
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 01225, USA
    Cancer 115:399-409. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine empirically whether advanced cancer patients with and without dependent children differ in treatment preferences, mental health, and end-of-life (EOL) outcomes...
  13. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in advance care planning among patients with cancer: impact of terminal illness acknowledgment, religiousness, and treatment preferences
    Alexander K Smith
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4131-7. 2008
    ..Despite well-documented racial and ethnic differences in advance care planning (ACP), we know little about why these differences exist. This study tested proposed mediators of racial/ethnic differences in ACP...
  14. pmc Racial disparities in the outcomes of communication on medical care received near death
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Pediatric Oncology and Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1533-40. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate whether differences in patient-physician communication contribute to disparities in EOL care between black patients and white patients...
  15. pmc Influence of patients' preferences and treatment site on cancer patients' end-of-life care
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:4656-63. 2010
    ..The authors examined whether patients' desire for life-extending therapy was associated with their EOL care...
  16. pmc End-of-life discussions, goal attainment, and distress at the end of life: predictors and outcomes of receipt of care consistent with preferences
    Jennifer W Mack
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Pediatric Oncology, 44 Binney St 454, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:1203-8. 2010
    ..Physicians have an ethical obligation to honor patients' values for care, including at the end of life (EOL). We sought to evaluate factors that help patients to receive care consistent with their preferences...
  17. pmc The validity and reliability of scales for the evaluation of end-of-life care in advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:176-81. 2006
    ..50 to 0.81). The results of this study demonstrate that the 3 EOLD scales demonstrate "internal consistency" reliability and demonstrate convergent validity, and further establish their utility in palliative care dementia research...
  18. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
    ..Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not been well described...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental control, partner dependency, and complicated grief among widowed adults in the community
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, and Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:26-30. 2007
    ..Dependency on the deceased spouse mediated the association of perceived parental control with the development of complicated grief following bereavement...
  20. pmc Measuring therapeutic alliance between oncologists and patients with advanced cancer: the Human Connection Scale
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 115:3302-11. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors sought to develop and validate a measure of therapeutic alliance between patients with advanced cancer and their physicians and to evaluate the effects of therapeutic alliance on EOL experiences and care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Update on bereavement research: evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of complicated bereavement
    Baohui Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Psycho oncology and Palliative Care Research, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1188-203. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Bereavement services for family caregivers: how often used, why, and why not
    Emily J Cherlin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:148-58. 2007
    ..We examined family caregiver reports about how often they used bereavement services, predictors of their use, and reported reasons for not using bereavement services...
  23. ncbi request reprint Spousal bereavement in older adults: common, resilient, and chronic grief with defining characteristics
    Carol H Ott
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201 0413, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:332-41. 2007
    ..One out of six experienced a chronic grief syndrome. Early identification of this syndrome can lead to referral to newly emergent treatments specific for grief...
  24. doi request reprint Investigation of a developmental model of risk for depression and suicidality following spousal bereavement
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:1-12. 2008
    ..Depressive symptoms mediated significant associations of dependency on the deceased spouse and low self-esteem with suicidal ideation and behavior...
  25. doi request reprint Psychiatric illness in the next of kin of patients who die in the intensive care unit
    Mark D Siegel
    Yale University School of Medicine, and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1722-8. 2008
    ..To determine the rates of psychiatric illness in next of kin following the death of a relative in a medical intensive care unit...
  26. pmc Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008
    ..Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological harm...
  27. ncbi request reprint Costs to society of family caregiving for patients with end-stage Alzheimer's disease
    Holly G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, Conn, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1891-2. 2003
  28. pmc Religiousness and spiritual support among advanced cancer patients and associations with end-of-life treatment preferences and quality of life
    Tracy A Balboni
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:555-60. 2007
    ..This study examined religiousness and spiritual support in advanced cancer patients of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds and associations with quality of life (QOL), treatment preferences, and advance care planning...
  29. ncbi request reprint Religiousness and major depression among bereaved family caregivers: a 13-month follow-up study
    J B Fenix
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Palliat Care 22:286-92. 2006
    ..To examine the association between a multi-item measure of religiousness and major depressive disorder (MDD) in bereaved family caregivers of patients with cancer...
  30. pmc Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use in patients with advanced cancer: a report from the coping with cancer study
    Nina S Kadan-Lottick
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Cancer 104:2872-81. 2005
    ..This study aimed to: 1) determine the prevalence of diagnosable psychiatric illnesses, and 2) describe the mental health services received and predictors of service utilization in patients with advanced cancer...
  31. pmc Population attributable fractions of psychiatric disorders and behavioral outcomes associated with combat exposure among US men
    Holly G Prigerson
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:59-63. 2002
    ..This study determined the percentage of adverse outcomes in US men attributable to combat exposure...
  32. pmc Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use among caregivers of advanced cancer patients
    Lauren C Vanderwerker
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6899-907. 2005
    ..Despite research demonstrating the psychological burden of caregiving for advanced cancer patients, limited information exists on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and mental health service use among these informal caregivers...
  33. pmc Health behaviors associated with better quality of life for older bereaved persons
    Joyce H Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:96-106. 2005
    ..Little is known about health behaviors that are associated with better quality of life among recently bereaved older persons...
  34. pmc Suicidality and bereavement: complicated grief as psychiatric disorder presenting greatest risk for suicidality
    Amy E Latham
    The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:350-62. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Investigating moderator hypotheses in aging research: statistical, methodological, and conceptual difficulties with comparing separate regressions
    Jason T Newsom
    Institute on Aging, Portland State University, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 57:119-50. 2003
    ..These results clearly illustrate that the analysis strategy researchers choose may have important bearing on theory in aging research such as conclusions regarding the role of social support across the life span...
  36. pmc In search of a good death: A good death is an oxymoron without consideration of mental health
    Holly G Prigerson
    BMJ 327:222. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint The Stressful Caregiving Adult Reactions to Experiences of Dying (SCARED) Scale: a measure for assessing caregiver exposure to distress in terminal care
    Holly G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:309-19. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on preparedness for a death among bereaved persons
    Lisa C Barry
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Conn Med 66:691-6. 2002
    ..To present opinions of recently bereaved persons regarding how they could have been made to feel more prepared for the death of a loved one...
  39. pmc Communication between physicians and family caregivers about care at the end of life: when do discussions occur and what is said?
    Emily Cherlin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1176-85. 2005
    ..We examined family caregiver reports of physician communication about incurable illness, life expectancy, and hospice; the timing of these discussions; and subsequent family understanding of these issues...
  40. ncbi request reprint An exploration of associations between separation anxiety in childhood and complicated grief in later life
    Lauren C Vanderwerker
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 022115, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:121-3. 2006
    ..CSA was not significantly associated with major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, or generalized anxiety disorder...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessing grief and bereavement: observations from the field
    Marion J Michalski
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Omega (Westport) 54:91-106. 2006
    ..Also, developed here is the implication for potential application of a modified version of the YBS which could be used in both research and clinical practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint Religious coping among caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients: main effects and psychosocial mediators
    Michelle J Pearce
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:743-59. 2006
    ..In a number of models, negative religious coping was related to outcomes through its relationship with social support, optimism and self-efficacy. Implications for research and healthcare are discussed...
  43. pmc Religious coping is associated with the quality of life of patients with advanced cancer
    Nalini Tarakeshwar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:646-57. 2006
    ..For patients confronting a life-threatening illness such as advanced cancer, religious coping can be an important factor influencing their quality of life (QOL)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders among bereaved persons: the role of perceived circumstances of death and preparedness for death
    Lisa C Barry
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:447-57. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm these findings...
  45. ncbi request reprint Better bereavement: coping with the death of a spouse
    Holly G Prigerson
    Health News 8:5. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Preparing caregivers for the death of a loved one: a theoretical framework and suggestions for future research
    Randy S Hebert
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1164-71. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint An empirical examination of the stage theory of grief
    Paul K Maciejewski
    Department of Psychiatry, Women s Health Research, and Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn
    JAMA 297:716-23. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the stage theory of grief has previously not been tested empirically...
  48. ncbi request reprint Differences in risk factors for suicidality between African American and White patients vulnerable to suicide
    Lauren C Vanderwerker
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:1-9. 2007
    ..The results suggest that race/ethnicity-specific risk profiles may improve the detection of suicidality in vulnerable populations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Religious coping, health, and health service use among bereaved adults
    Michelle J Pearce
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:179-99. 2002
    ..This report examined associations between religious coping, health, and health service use among a sample of 265 recently bereaved adults...
  50. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief in survivors of suicide
    Ann M Mitchell
    Health and Community Systems Department, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crisis 25:12-8. 2004
    ..The closely related survivors of suicide had higher levels of complicated grief and could be at risk of developing physical and/or mental health problems, including suicidal ideation, in the future...
  51. ncbi request reprint A case for establishing complicated grief as a distinct mental disorder in DSM-V
    Wendy G Lichtenthal
    Department of Psychology, 3720 Walnut Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:637-62. 2004
    ..This paper concludes that CG must be established in the current nosology to address the needs of individuals who are significantly suffering and impaired by this disorder...
  52. ncbi request reprint Adverse childhood experiences, smoking and mental illness in adulthood: a preliminary study
    Kristi A Sacco
    Program for Research in Smokers with Mental Illness PRISM, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 19:89-97. 2007
    ..This study was designed to examine effects of ACE on the expression of smoking behavior and mental illness in adulthood...
  53. ncbi request reprint The influence of symptoms of prolonged grief disorder, depression, and anxiety on quality of life among bereaved adults: a prospective study
    Paul A Boelen
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80140, 3508, TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:444-52. 2007
    ..This study sought to replicate these findings using a prospective design, a heterogeneous sample of mourners, and the most recent criteria to define PGD...
  54. ncbi request reprint Resident approaches to advance care planning on the day of hospital admission
    Alexander K Smith
    Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1597-602. 2006
    ..Previous research has demonstrated a need to improve patient-physician communication around advance care planning. A critical time for advance care planning conversations is the day of admission to the hospital...
  55. doi request reprint Depression after diagnosis of advanced non-small cell lung cancer and survival: a pilot study
    William F Pirl
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:218-24. 2008
    ..Major depressive disorder is estimated to occur in 10%-25% of people with cancer, and it has been inconsistently linked to increased mortality...
  56. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief and suicidal ideation in adult survivors of suicide
    Ann M Mitchell
    Nursing and Psychiatry in the Health and Community Systems Department at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:498-506. 2005
    ..Clinicians may provide more comprehensive assessments by recognizing the possibility of suicidal ideation in those with complicated grief...

Research Grants10

  1. TRAUMATIC GRIEF IN LATER LIFE--CRITERIA, RISKS, OUTCOMES
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..g., treatment of attachment disturbances) intervention will be identified, as will the mental and physical health impairments associated with meeting diagnostic criteria for TG. ..
  2. Black-White Differences in Advanced Cancer Communication, Acceptance, and Care
    Holly Gwen Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results will inform the development of interventions to promote the cultural-competence of EOL communications to enhance informed decision-making, promote patient quality of life, and reduce disparities in EOL care. ..
  3. Quality of Death: Ethnic and Psychosocial Influences
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Quality of Death: Ethnic and Psychosocial Influences
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  5. Quality of Death: Ethnic and Psychosocial Influences
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. Psychiatric Disorder in Dying Patients & Their Survivors
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Psychiatric Disorder in Dying Patients & Their Survivors
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. TRAUMATIC GRIEF IN LATER-LIFE: CRITERIA, RISKS, OUTCOMES
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., treatment of attachment disturbances) intervention will be identified, as will the mental and physical health impairments associated with meeting diagnostic criteria for TG. ..
  9. TRAUMATIC GRIEF IN LATER-LIFE: CRITERIA, RISKS, OUTCOMES
    Holly Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..g., treatment of attachment disturbances) intervention will be identified, as will the mental and physical health impairments associated with meeting diagnostic criteria for TG. ..
  10. Black-White Differences in Advanced Cancer Communication, Acceptance, and Care
    Holly Gwen Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results will inform the development of interventions to promote the cultural-competence of EOL communications to enhance informed decision-making, promote patient quality of life, and reduce disparities in EOL care. ..