Yuelin Li

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Using R and WinBUGS to fit a generalized partial credit model for developing and evaluating patient-reported outcomes assessments
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Stat Med 31:2010-26. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing parental attitudes toward genetic testing for childhood hearing loss: before and after genetic consultation
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:1546-53. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Using the open-source statistical language R to analyze the dichotomous Rasch model
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Behav Res Methods 38:532-41. 2006
  4. pmc Classification and regression tree uncovered hierarchy of psychosocial determinants underlying quality-of-life response shift in HIV/AIDS
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1138-47. 2009
  5. pmc Pilot randomized controlled trial of individual meaning-centered psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer
    William Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1304-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cancer surgeons' distress and well-being, I: the tension between a culture of productivity and the need for self-care
    Rebecca S Guest
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1229-35. 2011
  7. pmc Toward a greater understanding of breast cancer patients' decisions to discuss cancer-related internet information with their doctors: an exploratory study
    Thomas A D'Agostino
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:109-15. 2012
  8. pmc Reliability of adverse symptom event reporting by clinicians
    Thomas M Atkinson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1159-64. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Looming cognitive style and quality of life in a cancer cohort
    Tomer T Levin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Palliat Support Care 8:449-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Shame and Stigma Scale in head and neck cancer
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Head Neck 35:172-83. 2013

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Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Using R and WinBUGS to fit a generalized partial credit model for developing and evaluating patient-reported outcomes assessments
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Stat Med 31:2010-26. 2012
    ..This article aims to encourage biostatisticians to apply IRT models in the re-analysis of existing data and in future research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing parental attitudes toward genetic testing for childhood hearing loss: before and after genetic consultation
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:1546-53. 2007
    ..The GAAT may be used to monitor parental attitudes serially, to further understand how parental attitudes change from pre genetic counseling, post genetic counseling, to post test result disclosure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Using the open-source statistical language R to analyze the dichotomous Rasch model
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Behav Res Methods 38:532-41. 2006
    ..The use of R is encouraged because it is free, supported by a network of peer researchers, and covers both basic and advanced topics in statistics frequently used by psychologists...
  4. pmc Classification and regression tree uncovered hierarchy of psychosocial determinants underlying quality-of-life response shift in HIV/AIDS
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1138-47. 2009
    ..In this article, we demonstrate how a recursive partitioning (rpart) regression tree analytic approach may be used to explore cognitive changes to gain additional insight into response-shift phenomena...
  5. pmc Pilot randomized controlled trial of individual meaning-centered psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer
    William Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1304-9. 2012
    ..We developed Individual Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy (IMCP) to address the need for brief interventions targeting spiritual well-being and meaning for patients with advanced cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Cancer surgeons' distress and well-being, I: the tension between a culture of productivity and the need for self-care
    Rebecca S Guest
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1229-35. 2011
    ..The well-being or distress experienced can have a significant effect on clinicians and their families, the quality of care provided to patients, and the success of the health care organization...
  7. pmc Toward a greater understanding of breast cancer patients' decisions to discuss cancer-related internet information with their doctors: an exploratory study
    Thomas A D'Agostino
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:109-15. 2012
    ..To investigate differences between breast cancer patients who do and do not discuss cancer-related internet information (CRII) with their doctors...
  8. pmc Reliability of adverse symptom event reporting by clinicians
    Thomas M Atkinson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1159-64. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of adverse event reporting of different clinicians for the same patient for the same visit...
  9. doi request reprint Looming cognitive style and quality of life in a cancer cohort
    Tomer T Levin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Palliat Support Care 8:449-54. 2010
    ..This study aims to explore their contribution to impaired quality of life (QOL), beyond that of depression and anxiety, in a cancer cohort...
  10. doi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Shame and Stigma Scale in head and neck cancer
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Head Neck 35:172-83. 2013
    ..Exploratory factor analysis and item response theory (IRT) models assessed its psychometric properties...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pilot communication skills training intervention for minority cancer patients
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:347-58. 2011
    ..01). All participants agreed or strongly agreed that they would use the communication skills; 93% agreed or strongly agreed that the skills would improve their health care...
  12. pmc Measurement of affective and activity pain interference using the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI): Cancer and Leukemia Group B 70903
    Thomas M Atkinson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Pain Med 13:1417-24. 2012
    ..g., mood) and activity (e.g., work) interference. The purpose of this analysis was to confirm this affective/activity interference dichotomy...
  13. doi request reprint Cancer surgeons' distress and well-being, II: modifiable factors and the potential for organizational interventions
    Rebecca S Guest
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1236-42. 2011
    ..Here we examine modifiable workplace factors and other stressors associated with burnout, psychiatric morbidity, and low QOL, together with interest in interventions to reduce distress and improve wellness...
  14. doi request reprint Mixed anxiety/depression symptoms in a large cancer cohort: prevalence by cancer type
    Karlynn M Brintzenhofe-Szoc
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:383-91. 2009
    ..Mixed anxiety/depression is associated with poorer psychosocial and treatment outcomes, worse quality of life, pooreradherence to treatment, slower recovery, greater suicide risk, and highercost-utilization...
  15. pmc Propofol and midazolam inhibit conscious memory processes very soon after encoding: an event-related potential study of familiarity and recollection in volunteers
    Robert A Veselis
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:295-312. 2009
    ..Intravenous drugs active via gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors to produce memory impairment during conscious sedation. Memory function was assessed using event-related potentials (ERPs) while drug was present...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in cancer-related risk perception and smoking across time in newly-diagnosed cancer patients
    Jennifer L Hay
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Behav Med 30:131-42. 2007
    ..This study justifies an expanded theoretical framework attending to the distinct, prospective influences of illness risk perceptions on health behavior, and of health behavior on illness risk perceptions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Provider-patient dialogue about Internet health information: an exploration of strategies to improve the provider-patient relationship
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:346-52. 2007
    ..This study examined patients' experiences talking to their providers about internet health information...
  18. ncbi request reprint Looming threat-processing style in a cancer cohort
    Tomer T Levin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:32-8. 2007
    ..This study aims to validate a new measure of looming, the looming cancer, and explore its clinical correlates in a chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cohort...
  19. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a cardiopulmonary resuscitation video in advance care planning for progressive pancreas and hepatobiliary cancer patients
    Andrew S Epstein
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:623-31. 2013
    ..Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an important advance directive (AD) topic in patients with progressive cancer; however such discussions are challenging...
  20. pmc Exposure to and intention to discuss cancer-related internet information among patients with breast cancer
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    J Oncol Pract 8:40-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency with which patients with breast cancer come to physician appointments having recently read and intending to discuss cancer-related information from the Internet...
  21. pmc Perceived risk for cancer in an urban sexual minority
    Jack E Burkhalter
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022 4503, USA
    J Behav Med 34:157-69. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint How do-not-resuscitate orders are utilized in cancer patients: timing relative to death and communication-training implications
    Tomer T Levin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:341-8. 2008
    ..Despite this, there is little DNR utilization data to guide the design of communication-training programs. The objective of this study was to determine DNR utilization patterns and whether their use is increasing...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Visual P2-N2 complex and arousal at the time of encoding predict the time domain characteristics of amnesia for multiple intravenous anesthetic drugs in humans
    Kane O Pryor
    Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:313-26. 2010
    ..Fundamental questions remain in characterizing anesthetic amnesia and identifying affected system-level processes. The authors applied a mathematical model to evaluate time-domain components of anesthetic amnesia in human subjects...
  25. pmc Using confirmatory factor analysis to evaluate construct validity of the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)
    Thomas M Atkinson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:558-65. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Dentists United to Extinguish Tobacco (DUET): a study protocol for a cluster randomized, controlled trial for enhancing implementation of clinical practice guidelines for treating tobacco dependence in dental care settings
    Jamie S Ostroff
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Implement Sci 9:25. 2014
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Psychometric validation of the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) in cancer survivors
    Raymond E Baser
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 118:4606-18. 2012
    ..Despite this, the validity and reliability of the FSFI for use in cancer populations has not been established...
  28. pmc Interpretation of melanoma risk feedback in first-degree relatives of melanoma patients
    Jennifer L Hay
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:374842. 2012
    ....
  29. pmc Randomised trial of expressive writing for distressed metastatic breast cancer patients
    Catherine E Mosher
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Psychol Health 27:88-100. 2012
    ..26%, respectively; pā€‰<ā€‰0.05). Findings suggest that expressive writing may improve the uptake of mental health services among distressed cancer patients, but is not broadly effective as a psychotherapeutic intervention...
  30. doi request reprint Data mining for response shift patterns in multiple sclerosis patients using recursive partitioning tree analysis
    Yuelin Li
    Behavioral Science, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1543-53. 2011
    ..To examine evidence of QOL response shift in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) using recursive partitioning tree analysis (RPART) technique...
  31. ncbi request reprint Supportive-expressive group therapy for women with metastatic breast cancer: survival and psychosocial outcome from a randomized controlled trial
    David W Kissane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychooncology 16:277-86. 2007
    ..Mixed reports exist about the impact of supportive-expressive group therapy (SEGT) on survival...
  32. pmc Longitudinal assessment of cognitive changes associated with adjuvant treatment for breast cancer: impact of age and cognitive reserve
    Tim A Ahles
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4434-40. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of age and cognitive reserve on cognitive functioning in patients with breast cancer who are receiving adjuvant treatments...
  33. ncbi request reprint Depression, anxiety and quality of life in a chronic lymphocytic leukemia cohort
    Tomer T Levin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:251-6. 2007
    ..Although chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) accounts for 25-30% of leukemia cases, little is known about its psychosocial correlates. This study examines anxiety, depression and quality of life (QOL) in a CLL cohort...
  34. pmc Validity of the process of change for colorectal cancer screening among African Americans
    Katherine DuHamel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY 10022, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:271-83. 2011
    ..Process of change (POC) is a construct of the transtheoretical model that proposes to promote healthy behaviors...
  35. doi request reprint Doctor-patient communication about cancer-related internet information
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:127-42. 2010
    ..In an effort to maximize patient-centered communication, doctors should be encouraged to take their patients and the information they present seriously, as well as show their patients that they are interested and involved...
  36. ncbi request reprint Parental narratives on genetic testing for children with hearing loss: a qualitative inquiry
    Annie G Steinberg
    Deafness and Family Communication Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:1533-45. 2007
    ..Listening attentively to parental narratives can help minimize prevailing misconceptions among parents and enable appropriate medical care and education...
  37. ncbi request reprint Parental decision making and the choice of communication modality for the child who is deaf
    Yuelin Li
    Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:162-8. 2003
    ..Early intervention decisions for a deaf or hard of hearing child are difficult to make, partly because of the lack of definitive proof of the superiority of any particular communication approach...
  38. ncbi request reprint Parental decision-making in considering cochlear implant technology for a deaf child
    Yuelin Li
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4385, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:1027-38. 2004
    ..We compare parental decision-making, values, beliefs, and preferences between parents of eligible and ineligible children in considering cochlear implants...
  39. ncbi request reprint Parental narratives about genetic testing for hearing loss: a one year follow up study
    Girija Kaimal
    Deafness and Family Communication Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:775-87. 2007
    ....
  40. pmc Community asthma education program for parents of urban asthmatic children
    Tyra Bryant-Stephens
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:954-60. 2004
    ..To demonstrate the effectiveness of community asthma education provided by peers in the urban community...
  41. pmc Men's values-based factors on prostate cancer risk genetic testing: a telephone survey
    David J Doukas
    Family and Geriatric Medicine, and Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    BMC Med Genet 5:28. 2004
    ..Past survey data have shown high interest in HPC testing, but without an in-depth analysis of its underlying rationale to those considering it...
  42. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and beliefs concerning prostate cancer genetic screening
    David J Doukas
    Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, Institute of Bioethics, Public Policy and Law, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Clin Genet 66:445-51. 2004
    ..The relationship of men to others, family and society, require further investigation in this and other aspects of genetic testing...
  43. ncbi request reprint What postoperative outcomes matter to pediatric patients?
    Giovanni Cucchiaro
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:1376-82. 2006
    ..Children can express opinions about preferred postoperative outcomes and provide useful input about their care. Girls, more than boys, seem to perceive vomiting as less important than improved pain control in the postoperative period...
  44. ncbi request reprint Fear of litigation may increase resuscitation of infants born near the limits of viability
    Dustin W Ballard
    University of California Davis Medical Center, USA
    J Pediatr 140:713-8. 2002
    ..To explore how fear of litigation influences neonatal treatment decisions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Parental narratives of genetic testing for hearing loss: audiologic implications for clinical work with children and families
    Annie Steinberg
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Audiol 16:57-67. 2007
    ..This article addresses the audiologist's important role in the genetic testing referral and follow-up processes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effects of supportive-expressive group therapy on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer: a randomized prospective trial
    David Kissane
    Cancer 112:443-4; author reply 444. 2008

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