Grace Chang

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Brief intervention for prenatal alcohol use: a randomized trial
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:991-8. 2005
  2. pmc Problem drinking in women evaluated for infertility
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Am J Addict 15:174-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for prenatal alcohol use: the role of drinking goal selection
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:419-24. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Stages of change and prenatal alcohol use
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:105-9. 2007
  5. pmc Estimates of prenatal abstinence from alcohol: a matter of perspective
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1593-601. 2007
  6. pmc Self-reported alcohol and drug use in pregnant young women: a pilot study of associated factors and identification
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Addict Med 5:221-6. 2011
  7. pmc Mental status changes after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 115:4625-35. 2009
  8. pmc Substance use and survival after treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) or myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:1-6. 2010
  9. pmc Identification of risk drinking women: T-ACE screening tool or the medical record
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1933-9. 2010
  10. pmc Children's psychological distress during pediatric HSCT: parent and child perspectives
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:289-96. 2012

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Publications45

  1. pmc Brief intervention for prenatal alcohol use: a randomized trial
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:991-8. 2005
    ..To test the effectiveness of a brief intervention in the reduction of prenatal alcohol consumption by women when a partner is included...
  2. pmc Problem drinking in women evaluated for infertility
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Am J Addict 15:174-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, it appeared that although the average quantity of alcohol consumed per drinking day was unchanged, the overall mean percentage of days drinking declined significantly from the time of enrollment to follow-up in all groups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for prenatal alcohol use: the role of drinking goal selection
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:419-24. 2006
    ..We conclude that goal choice in behavioral self-management of alcohol use by pregnant women is critical...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stages of change and prenatal alcohol use
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:105-9. 2007
    ..Women in both stages of change reduced the quantity and the frequency of their alcohol consumption while pregnant and achieved comparable rates of abstinence...
  5. pmc Estimates of prenatal abstinence from alcohol: a matter of perspective
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1593-601. 2007
    ..4%). Reasons for the discrepancies in the self and partner reports of prenatal abstinence, and how partners might influence such behavior remain speculative, but identify areas for future research and prevention...
  6. pmc Self-reported alcohol and drug use in pregnant young women: a pilot study of associated factors and identification
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Addict Med 5:221-6. 2011
    ..This study describes the factors associated with self-reported substance use in pregnant young women attending a hospital clinic and evaluates 3 ways in its identification...
  7. pmc Mental status changes after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 115:4625-35. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare neurocognitive changes in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) or primary myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) after allogeneic HSCT or other therapies...
  8. pmc Substance use and survival after treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) or myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:1-6. 2010
    ..Patients' substance use problems are a particularly understudied aspect of psychosocial variables in cancer treatment...
  9. pmc Identification of risk drinking women: T-ACE screening tool or the medical record
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1933-9. 2010
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  10. pmc Children's psychological distress during pediatric HSCT: parent and child perspectives
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:289-96. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that there would be discrepancies between parent and child report of child distress...
  11. pmc Brief intervention for women with risky drinking and medical diagnoses: a randomized controlled trial
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:105-14. 2011
    ..Overall, there were no differences in drinking outcome by treatment group. Characteristics associated with changes in drinking, however, were identified to provide possible direction for future investigation...
  12. pmc Alcohol use by pregnant women: partners, knowledge, and other predictors
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:245-51. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Hospital variability in emergency department length of stay for adult patients receiving psychiatric consultation: a prospective study
    Grace Chang
    Division of Health Services Research, Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:127-136.e1. 2011
    ..We ascertain the components of emergency department (ED) length of stay for adult patients receiving psychiatric evaluation and to examine their variability across 5 hospitals within a health care system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Depression, cigarette smoking, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation outcome
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 101:782-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate psychosocial predictors of long-term survival and disease recurrence after patients underwent allogeneic HSCT for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 1-year survival assessed at the time of bone marrow transplantation
    Grace Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:378-85. 2004
    ..However, other clinical variables prior to transplant and once transplant occurred were found to predict survival...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial function after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:34-40. 2005
    ..Time was the most important variable accounting for these changes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Case study: a medicaid health maintenance organization quality initiative for behavioral health
    Grace Chang
    Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:98-103. 2005
    ..As Medicaid managed care is responsible for the health care of low-income beneficiaries who are inherently vulnerable, it is important to make every effort to evaluate the impact of a quality project meant to improve their treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adolescent cigarette smoking and mental health symptoms
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:517-22. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of pain and depression in related marrow donors: changes after transplant
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:59-64. 2003
    ..Approximately 6 months after marrow donation, related marrow donors whose recipients died had significantly higher Beck Depression Inventory scores than did donors whose related recipients were living...
  20. ncbi request reprint Brief interventions for problem drinking and women
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, RFM 74, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:1-7. 2002
    ..Findings suggest brief interventions are not consistently helpful to women drinkers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hallucinations in Latino psychiatric outpatients: a preliminary investigation
    David Geltman
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:153-7. 2004
    ..Further research is necessary to clarify the epidemiological and cultural aspects of this phenomenon, and to guide treatment...
  22. pmc Performance of the parent emotional functioning (PREMO) screener in parents of children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Angie Mae Rodday
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1427-33. 2013
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  23. pmc Predictors of neuropsychological change in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome
    Mary Ellen Meadows
    Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:363-74. 2013
    ..Findings support previous studies in patients with hematological malignancies who showed cognitive impairments at baseline prior to HSCT. However, there was little evidence for further cognitive decline over the course of 18 months...
  24. doi request reprint Patient- and practice-related determinants of emergency department length of stay for patients with psychiatric illness
    Anthony P Weiss
    Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health, Division of Health Services Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:162-71.e5. 2012
    ..To identify patient and clinical management factors related to emergency department (ED) length of stay for psychiatric patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk drinking in expectant fathers
    Grace Chang
    Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Birth 33:110-6. 2006
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  26. pmc Parental emotional functioning declines with occurrence of clinical complications in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant
    Norma Terrin
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:687-95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether clinical complications of HSCT could explain variation in parents' recovery of emotional functioning...
  27. pmc Bottlenecks in the emergency department: the psychiatric clinicians' perspective
    Grace Chang
    Division of Health Services Research, Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:403-9. 2012
    ..To ask psychiatric clinicians for their perspectives on the rate-limiting steps (RLS) in patient care in the Emergency Department (ED) and to compare them to the patient's actual length of stay...
  28. pmc Social support and prenatal alcohol use
    Tay K McNamara
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:70-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the degree, predictors, and consequences of social support in a cohort of 200 pregnant women who scored 2 or more on the T-ACE, a 4-item screening questionnaire for prenatal drinking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and religiousness/spirituality among adolescents
    John R Knight
    Department of Pediatrics and the Division on Addictions at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    South Med J 100:349-55. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between adolescents' use of alcohol and specific aspects of religiousness and spirituality...
  30. pmc Risk during pregnancy--self-report versus medical record
    Tay K McNamara
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1981-5. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the frequencies with which physicians and patients report medical and behavioral risk factors during pregnancy, with particular attention to identification of women at risk for prenatal alcohol use...
  31. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing for adolescent substance use: a pilot study
    John R Knight
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:167-9. 2005
    ..Recruitment and retention were more challenging than anticipated. A substantial number of completers reduced their use of substances and risk of driving after drinking during the 3-month follow-up period...
  32. doi request reprint Characteristics of adult psychiatric patients with stays of 24 hours or more in the emergency department
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System, 940 Belmont St, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:283-6. 2012
    ..This study identified characteristics of adult psychiatric patients who remained for 24 or more hours in the emergency departments of general hospitals in Massachusetts...
  33. pmc In vitro fertilization outcomes and alcohol consumption in at-risk drinkers: the effects of a randomized intervention
    Brooke V Rossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Addict 22:481-5. 2013
    ..Our goal was to determine if there were differences in IVF outcomes and alcohol use parameters among at-risk drinkers randomized to a brief intervention (BI) versus assessment only (AO)...
  34. doi request reprint Alcohol use disorders after bariatric surgery
    Joji Suzuki
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Surg 22:201-7. 2012
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  35. pmc Drug screens for psychiatric patients in the emergency department: evaluation and recommendations
    David S Kroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital
    Psychosomatics 54:60-6. 2013
    ..To better understand how toxicology screening for psychiatric patients in the emergency department (ED) setting affects diagnostic decisions...
  36. pmc Readiness to change and risk drinking women
    Sonia Matwin
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:230-40. 2011
    ..In contrast, hypertensive women drank more when action oriented to change. The implications for treating risk drinking in women are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Validity of the CRAFFT substance abuse screening test among adolescent clinic patients
    John R Knight
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:607-14. 2002
    ..To determine the accuracy of the CRAFFT substance abuse screening test...
  38. ncbi request reprint Opioid tolerance and hyperalgesia
    Grace Chang
    Massachusetts General Hospital Pain Center, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Clin North Am 91:199-211. 2007
    ..This article will review updated information from both clinical and preclinical studies regarding opioid-induced hyperalgesia, tolerance, and dependence. The implications of these issues in clinical opioid therapy also will be discussed...
  39. doi request reprint Screening pregnant young adults for alcohol and drug use: a pilot study
    Kari Braaten
    From the Departments of Psychiatry KB, CB, SH, NN, GC and Obstetrics and Gynecology KB, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA and the Department of Psychiatry GC, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Addict Med 2:74-8. 2008
    ..The CRAFFT, when embedded in a general health habits survey, seems to be a feasible option for pregnant young adults, but further studies to assess reliability, sensitivity, and specificity are recommended...
  40. pmc Psychosocial changes 6 months after face transplantation
    Grace Chang
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:367-71. 2013
    ..Although nearly 20 have been completed since 2005, there is limited information about the subsequent psychosocial status of recipients...
  41. doi request reprint Poor intentions or poor attention: misrepresentation by applicants to psychiatry residency
    Jason P Caplan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85713, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:225-9. 2008
    ..This study examines the veracity of self-reported data by applicants to psychiatry residency...
  42. ncbi request reprint Middle-aged and older Latino American women in the patient-doctor interaction
    Patricia Flynn Weitzman
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 19:221-39. 2004
    ..Trustworthiness was identified by participants as the most important doctor characteristic, and learnable behaviors as exemplifying trustworthiness...
  43. doi request reprint Hyperammoneic encephalopathy, valproic acid, and benzodiazepine withdrawal: a case series
    Jacquelyn Starer
    Faulkner Hospital Addiction Recovery Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:98-101. 2010
    ..Complications related to the use of valproic acid for seizure prophylaxis are presented...
  44. ncbi request reprint Brief screening instruments for risky drinking in the outpatient psychiatry clinic
    Kevin P Hill
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am J Addict 16:222-6. 2007
    ..88 and 0.59 for the T-ACE and 0.63 and 0.85 for the AUDIT. Brief screening instruments improved the identification of risky drinking in a psychiatry clinic...
  45. ncbi request reprint Validity of brief alcohol screening tests among adolescents: a comparison of the AUDIT, POSIT, CAGE, and CRAFFT
    John R Knight
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Addictions, Harvard Medical School and Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, Children s Hospital, Boston 02115, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:67-73. 2003
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Research Grants10

  1. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  2. Patients, Clinics, and Systems: Screening for Alcohol Use
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study site is the Young Adult Reproductive Health Service, run by the Brigham and Women's Hospital in conjunction with Children's Hospital for the past two decades, and serves 200 new patients annually. ..
  3. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  4. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  5. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  6. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  7. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..