Lara Traeger

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Development and evaluation of targeted psychological skills training for oncology nurses in managing stressful patient and family encounters
    Lara Traeger
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:E327-36. 2013
  2. ncbi Depression and undertreatment of depression: potential risks and outcomes in black patients with lung cancer
    Lara Traeger
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:123-35. 2013
  3. doi Identifying how and for whom cognitive-behavioral stress management improves emotional well-being among recent prostate cancer survivors
    Lara Traeger
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychooncology 22:250-9. 2013
  4. pmc Risk factors for missed HIV primary care visits among men who have sex with men
    Lara Traeger
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Behav Med 35:548-56. 2012
  5. doi Evidence-based treatment of anxiety in patients with cancer
    Lara Traeger
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1197-205. 2012
  6. doi Parsing depression from fatigue in patients with cancer using the fatigue symptom inventory
    Lara Traeger
    The Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:52-9. 2011
  7. doi Depression, survival, and epidermal growth factor receptor genotypes in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
    William F Pirl
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Palliat Support Care 11:223-9. 2013
  8. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety in patients with terminal cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Yawkey Building, Suite 10B, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Oncologist 17:1337-45. 2012
  9. ncbi Associations among prognostic understanding, quality of life, and mood in patients with advanced cancer
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:278-85. 2014
  10. pmc Moderate levels of depression predict sexual transmission risk in HIV-infected MSM: a longitudinal analysis of data from six sites involved in a "prevention for positives" study
    CONALL O'CLEIRIGH
    Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1764-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi Development and evaluation of targeted psychological skills training for oncology nurses in managing stressful patient and family encounters
    Lara Traeger
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:E327-36. 2013
    ..To reduce workplace stress by developing a brief psychological skills training for nurses and to evaluate program feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy in decreasing burnout and stress...
  2. ncbi Depression and undertreatment of depression: potential risks and outcomes in black patients with lung cancer
    Lara Traeger
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:123-35. 2013
    ..Racial barriers to depression identification and treatment in the general population may compound these risks. Prospective data are needed to examine whether depression plays a role in racial disparities in lung cancer outcomes...
  3. doi Identifying how and for whom cognitive-behavioral stress management improves emotional well-being among recent prostate cancer survivors
    Lara Traeger
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychooncology 22:250-9. 2013
    ..The model also tested whether life stress and treatment-related side effects moderated intervention effects...
  4. pmc Risk factors for missed HIV primary care visits among men who have sex with men
    Lara Traeger
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Behav Med 35:548-56. 2012
    ..Appointment non-adherence is prevalent, particularly among younger and racial/ethnic minority MSM. Socioeconomic barriers, depression and low appointment expectancy and self-efficacy may be targets to increase care engagement...
  5. doi Evidence-based treatment of anxiety in patients with cancer
    Lara Traeger
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1197-205. 2012
    ..The evidence-based literature supports the use of psychosocial and psychopharmacologic treatments to prevent or alleviate anxiety symptoms...
  6. doi Parsing depression from fatigue in patients with cancer using the fatigue symptom inventory
    Lara Traeger
    The Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:52-9. 2011
    ..A central aim in the management of cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is to identify treatable causes, such as depression. However, CRF and depression symptoms overlap and frequently co-occur, complicating diagnostic assessment...
  7. doi Depression, survival, and epidermal growth factor receptor genotypes in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
    William F Pirl
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Palliat Support Care 11:223-9. 2013
    ..We investigated this possible relationship in a cohort of patients with metastatic NSCLC, in which we had previously demonstrated an association between depression and worse survival...
  8. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety in patients with terminal cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Yawkey Building, Suite 10B, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Oncologist 17:1337-45. 2012
    ..In this pilot randomized controlled trial (clinicaltrials.gov identifier NCT00706290), we examined the feasibility and potential efficacy of brief CBT to reduce anxiety in patients with terminal cancer...
  9. ncbi Associations among prognostic understanding, quality of life, and mood in patients with advanced cancer
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:278-85. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess perceptions of prognosis and preferences for prognostic information among patients with advanced cancer and to explore the associations of prognostic understanding with QoL and mood...
  10. pmc Moderate levels of depression predict sexual transmission risk in HIV-infected MSM: a longitudinal analysis of data from six sites involved in a "prevention for positives" study
    CONALL O'CLEIRIGH
    Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1764-9. 2013
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  11. pmc Depression and survival in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer: effects of early palliative care
    William F Pirl
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Yawkey 9A, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1310-5. 2012
    ..In a secondary analysis, we explored the hypothesis that the survival benefit resulted from improving depression...
  12. pmc A snapshot of smokers after lung and colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 118:3153-64. 2012
    ..Continued smoking after a cancer diagnosis may adversely affect treatment effectiveness, subsequent cancer risk, and survival. The prevalence of continued smoking after cancer diagnosis is understudied...
  13. pmc Testing a social-cognitive model of HIV transmission risk behaviors in HIV-infected MSM with and without depression
    Steven A Safren
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, and Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Psychol 29:215-21. 2010
    ..However, these models generally do not account for the influence of clinically significant psychological problems such as major depression...
  14. pmc Tumor epidermal growth factor receptor genotype and depression in stage IV non-small cell lung cancer
    William F Pirl
    M P H, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Yawkey 9A, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 USA
    Oncologist 16:1299-306. 2011
    ..We examined differences in depression severity and rates of positive screens for major depressive disorder among newly diagnosed patients with stage IV NSCLC and known epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) genotype...
  15. ncbi A relaxation response training for women undergoing breast biopsy: exploring integrated care
    Elyse R Park
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA The Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Breast 22:799-805. 2013
    ..This study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of a brief Relaxation Response training (RRT) to decrease distress among women undergoing breast biopsy...
  16. pmc Disparities between blacks and whites in tobacco and lung cancer treatment
    Elyse R Park
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Oncologist 16:1428-34. 2011
    ..The risks from continued smoking after diagnosis deserve attention as a modifiable factor toward lessening racial disparities in lung cancer outcomes...
  17. doi The development of a patient-centered program based on the relaxation response: the Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP)
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:165-74. 2013
    ..Dr. Benson highlighted how the mind and body function together in one's experience of the stress response and proposed the existence of the relaxation response (RR)...
  18. ncbi The differential associations of depression and diabetes distress with quality of life domains in type 2 diabetes
    Matthew M Carper
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Behav Med 37:501-10. 2014
    ..10) domain. Interventions designed to address both depression and diabetes distress may lead to better quality of life outcomes than a generalized depression intervention or an intervention for diabetes alone. ..