Christian Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The psychosocial impact of penile reconstructive surgery for congenital penile deviation
    Raanan Tal
    Department of Surgery, Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 7:121-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Back to baseline: erectile function recovery after radical prostatectomy from the patients' perspective
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1636-43. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Psychological impact of Peyronie's disease: a review
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 10:653-60. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Communication and intimacy-enhancing interventions for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their partners
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 10:127-32. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Distress, anxiety, depression, and emotional well-being in African-American men with prostate cancer
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1052-60. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The chronology of depression and distress in men with Peyronie's disease
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1985-90. 2008
  7. pmc The chronology of distress, anxiety, and depression in older prostate cancer patients
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seventh Floor, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Oncologist 14:891-9. 2009
  8. pmc Are gold standard depression measures appropriate for use in geriatric cancer patients? A systematic evaluation of self-report depression instruments used with geriatric, cancer, and geriatric cancer samples
    Christian J Nelson
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:348-56. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive effects of hormone therapy in men with prostate cancer: a review
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Cancer 113:1097-106. 2008
  10. pmc The role of spirituality in the relationship between religiosity and depression in prostate cancer patients
    Christian Nelson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:105-14. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint The psychosocial impact of penile reconstructive surgery for congenital penile deviation
    Raanan Tal
    Department of Surgery, Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 7:121-8. 2010
    ..Although surgical outcomes have been reported, the impact of this treatment on sexual relationship, confidence, self-esteem, and sexual function has never been established...
  2. ncbi request reprint Back to baseline: erectile function recovery after radical prostatectomy from the patients' perspective
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1636-43. 2013
    ..Clinical experience suggests that patients view EFR as getting back to their baseline (BTB) erectile functioning (EF) without the use of medication...
  3. doi request reprint Psychological impact of Peyronie's disease: a review
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 10:653-60. 2013
    ..PD can result in psychological distress, depression, or anxiety, which often goes untreated...
  4. doi request reprint Communication and intimacy-enhancing interventions for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their partners
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 10:127-32. 2013
    ..This paper reviews three of these interventions and is a summary of a presentation given as part of a symposium at the 2011 Cancer Survivorship and Sexual Health Meeting...
  5. doi request reprint Distress, anxiety, depression, and emotional well-being in African-American men with prostate cancer
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1052-60. 2010
    ..This study presents novel data on emotional well-being, distress, anxiety, and depression in African-American men with prostate cancer...
  6. doi request reprint The chronology of depression and distress in men with Peyronie's disease
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1985-90. 2008
    ..For the practicing clinician, appreciating Peyronie's disease (PD) significant negative psychological impact is apparent. Despite this, there exists not a single study using validated instruments assessing this issue...
  7. pmc The chronology of distress, anxiety, and depression in older prostate cancer patients
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seventh Floor, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Oncologist 14:891-9. 2009
    ..Current research suggests that older cancer patients report less distress than younger cancer patients. However, this research has generally not teased apart the differences among general distress, anxiety, and depression...
  8. pmc Are gold standard depression measures appropriate for use in geriatric cancer patients? A systematic evaluation of self-report depression instruments used with geriatric, cancer, and geriatric cancer samples
    Christian J Nelson
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:348-56. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review to determine which depression instruments are appropriate for use in geriatric patients with cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive effects of hormone therapy in men with prostate cancer: a review
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Cancer 113:1097-106. 2008
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  10. pmc The role of spirituality in the relationship between religiosity and depression in prostate cancer patients
    Christian Nelson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:105-14. 2009
    ..This study aims to develop a theoretical framework of the relationship among religiosity, spirituality, and depression, potentially explaining the often mixed and inconsistent associations between religiosity and depression...
  11. doi request reprint The association between erectile dysfunction and depressive symptoms in men treated for prostate cancer
    Christian J Nelson
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Sex Med 8:560-6. 2011
    ..Limited data suggest men with prostate cancer may experience less ED bother than men with ED who do not have prostate cancer, implying that ED and depressive symptoms may not be associated in men with prostate cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual bother following radical prostatectomyjsm
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY 10021, USA
    J Sex Med 7:129-35. 2010
    ..While some data indicate high bother from erectile dysfunction (ED) following prostate cancer treatments, other results suggest the life-saving nature of the treatment may mitigate ED concern...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy and cognitive deficits: mechanisms, findings, and potential interventions
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Palliat Support Care 5:273-80. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants of sexual satisfaction in men with prostate cancer
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Sex Med 4:1422-7. 2007
    ..This study is the first to our knowledge to explore this question in men with prostate cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of penile vibratory stimulation as a management strategy in men with secondary retarded orgasm
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Urology 69:552-5; discussion 555-6. 2007
    ..Currently, no evidence-based treatments have been proven to ameliorate this condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint An argument to screen for distress in men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 7th Floor, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:586-7. 2006
  17. pmc Meaning-centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    William Breitbart
    Department of Psychiatryand Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 19:21-8. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Reappraisal in the eighth life cycle stage: a theoretical psychoeducational intervention in elderly patients with cancer
    Jimmie Holland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:271-9. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Sexual and reproductive health in cancer survivors
    Shari Goldfarb
    Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    Semin Oncol 40:726-44. 2013
    ..This paper will focus on the sexual and reproductive problems encountered by cancer survivors and discuss some treatment options. ..
  20. pmc Psychological correlates of sexual dysfunction in female rectal and anal cancer survivors: analysis of baseline intervention data
    Errol J Philip
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 10:2539-48. 2013
    ..Despite this, it remains an understudied, underreported, and undertreated issue in the field of cancer survivorship...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of sexual problems, relationship stress, and depression in female partners of infertile couples
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1907-14. 2008
    ..Infertility has been associated with anxiety, stress, and sexual problems in both men and women...
  23. doi request reprint Loss of masculine identity, marital affection, and sexual bother in men with localized prostate cancer
    Talia Zaider
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 9:2724-32. 2012
    ..A hypothesized determinant of men's adaptation to ED is the degree to which they experience a loss of masculine identity in the aftermath of PCa treatment...
  24. pmc Methylphenidate for fatigue in ambulatory men with prostate cancer
    Andrew J Roth
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Cancer 116:5102-10. 2010
    ..Fatigue is a highly prevalent and clinically significant symptom of advanced prostate cancer. To date, however, there are no published controlled trials of interventions for fatigue in men with prostate cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Peyronie's disease following radical prostatectomy: incidence and predictors
    Raanan Tal
    Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 7:1254-61. 2010
    ..Both prostate cancer and Peyronie's disease (PD) are prevalent in men after their fifth decade of life. The evidence to support or refute a link between radical prostatectomy (RP) and PD is limited...
  26. pmc Prostate cancer: psychosocial implications and management
    Andrew J Roth
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 1242 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Future Oncol 4:561-8. 2008
    ..The article addresses the clinical approaches, as well as the complexities that surface when deciding the treatment for patients with prostate cancer. Clinical and future implications are also discussed...
  27. pmc Burden and benefit of psychosocial research at the end of life
    Hayley Pessin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:627-32. 2008
    ..This is particularly true when death and dying are the focus of research. Therefore, it is important to understand the specific ways psychosocial research could potentially harm or be helpful to participants...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and depression in the terminally ill
    Christian J Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:213-20. 2002
    ..This study examined the impact of spirituality and religiosity on depressive symptom severity in a sample of terminally ill patients with cancer and AIDS...
  29. pmc Factors of complicated grief pre-death in caregivers of cancer patients
    Alexis Tomarken
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
    Psychooncology 17:105-11. 2008
    ..Little is known about complicated grief experienced by family caregivers prior to the death. This study sought to examine differences in caregiver age groups and potential risk factors for complicated grief pre-death...
  30. pmc Untangling the complexities of depression diagnosis in older cancer patients
    Mark I Weinberger
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, NY, USA
    Oncologist 14:60-6. 2009
    ..Depressive symptoms often manifest themselves differently in both cancer patients and older patients, and therefore a modified and adapted way of assessment must be employed when thinking about diagnosing and treating these patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Orgasm associated incontinence (climacturia) following radical pelvic surgery: rates of occurrence and predictors
    Judy M Choi
    Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urol 177:2223-6. 2007
    ..We evaluated the rate of occurrence of orgasm associated incontinence following radical pelvic surgery as well as its associated factors and predictors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Erectile function recovery rate after radical prostatectomy: a meta-analysis
    Raanan Tal
    Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2538-46. 2009
    ..Erectile function recovery (EFR) rates after radical prostatectomy (RP) vary greatly based on a number of factors, such as erectile dysfunction (ED) definition, data acquisition means, time-point postsurgery, and population studied...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing anxiety in men with prostate cancer: further data on the reliability and validity of the Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer (MAX-PC)
    Andrew Roth
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:340-7. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint The sexual lives of medical students: a single institution survey
    Alan W Shindel
    Washington University in Saint Louis Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Sex Med 5:796-803. 2008
    ..Little is known about the personal sexual lives of medical students...
  35. ncbi request reprint Premature ejaculation in infertile couples: prevalence and correlates
    Alan W Shindel
    Washington University in Saint Louis Surgery, Division of Urology, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Sex Med 5:485-91. 2008
    ..The incidence of premature ejaculation (PE) and other sexual problems in infertile couples is unknown...
  36. doi request reprint Sexual function and quality of life in the male partner of infertile couples: prevalence and correlates of dysfunction
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Urol 179:1056-9. 2008
    ..We prospectively collected data on mental and physical health related quality of life as well as sexual and relationship function in couples presenting for the treatment of infertility...

Research Grants1

  1. The impact of androgen ablation therapy on cognition in*
    Christian Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2. To determine the severity of cognitive impairment in men over the age of 65 who have received androgen ablation therapy for 2 years. ..