Michael Diefenbach

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations among quality of life and its predictors in patients treated for prostate cancer: the moderating role of age
    Michael Diefenbach
    Urology and Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY10029 6574, USA
    Psychol Health Med 13:146-61. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Acceptability and preliminary feasibility of an internet/CD-ROM-based education and decision program for early-stage prostate cancer patients: randomized pilot study
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Departments of Urology and Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 0751, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Regret of treatment decision and its association with disease-specific quality of life following prostate cancer treatment
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Department of Urology and Oncological Science, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Cancer Invest 25:449-57. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes about lung cancer screening among smokers
    Sirisha Jonnalagadda
    Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellows, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lung Cancer 77:526-31. 2012
  5. pmc Cancer and patient-physician communication
    Michael Diefenbach
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Health Commun 14:57-65. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Changing patterns of CAM use among prostate cancer patients two years after diagnosis: reasons for maintenance or discontinuation
    Matthew Porter
    Templeton Foundation, New York, NY, USA
    Complement Ther Med 16:318-24. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Pushed and pulled: the role of affect and cognition in shaping CAM attitudes and behavior among men treated for prostate cancer
    Matthew C Porter
    The HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:288-96. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Decision-making strategies for patients with localized prostate cancer
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Department of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19422, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:55-62. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Religion and spirituality among patients with localized prostate cancer
    Natalie Hamrick
    Department of Anesthesia, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Palliat Support Care 4:345-55. 2006
  10. pmc A multimedia interactive education system for prostate cancer patients: development and preliminary evaluation
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Division of Population Science, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e3. 2004

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations among quality of life and its predictors in patients treated for prostate cancer: the moderating role of age
    Michael Diefenbach
    Urology and Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY10029 6574, USA
    Psychol Health Med 13:146-61. 2008
    ..Among older patients (>68 years old, n = 192), lower levels of distress were associated with higher levels of functional QOL, and longer expected survival time was associated with better functional and physical QOL...
  2. doi request reprint Acceptability and preliminary feasibility of an internet/CD-ROM-based education and decision program for early-stage prostate cancer patients: randomized pilot study
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Departments of Urology and Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 0751, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e6. 2012
    ..PIES virtually mirrors a health center to provide patients with information about prostate cancer and its treatment through an intuitive interface, using videos, animations, graphics, and texts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Regret of treatment decision and its association with disease-specific quality of life following prostate cancer treatment
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Department of Urology and Oncological Science, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Cancer Invest 25:449-57. 2007
    ..Extensive discussions about disease-specific quality of life should be included when physicians counsel patients about treatment options...
  4. doi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes about lung cancer screening among smokers
    Sirisha Jonnalagadda
    Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellows, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lung Cancer 77:526-31. 2012
    ..Lung cancer screening programs should address these factors to ensure broad participation, particularly among minorities...
  5. pmc Cancer and patient-physician communication
    Michael Diefenbach
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Health Commun 14:57-65. 2009
    ..We conclude by delineating new critical areas for future research including peer-to-peer patient communication and the challenges brought on by new technologies...
  6. doi request reprint Changing patterns of CAM use among prostate cancer patients two years after diagnosis: reasons for maintenance or discontinuation
    Matthew Porter
    Templeton Foundation, New York, NY, USA
    Complement Ther Med 16:318-24. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Pushed and pulled: the role of affect and cognition in shaping CAM attitudes and behavior among men treated for prostate cancer
    Matthew C Porter
    The HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:288-96. 2009
    ..Our results also indicate preliminarily that affect may be more important than cognition in shaping CAM decisions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Decision-making strategies for patients with localized prostate cancer
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Department of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19422, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:55-62. 2002
    ..These data suggest that unique treatment-related beliefs and affects need to be taken into account during the treatment counseling process. Implications for the development of decision aids are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Religion and spirituality among patients with localized prostate cancer
    Natalie Hamrick
    Department of Anesthesia, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Palliat Support Care 4:345-55. 2006
    ....
  10. pmc A multimedia interactive education system for prostate cancer patients: development and preliminary evaluation
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Division of Population Science, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 2497, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e3. 2004
    ..Yet, to make informed treatment choices patients have to learn complicated disease and treatment information that is often fraught with medical and statistical terminology. Thus, patients need accurate and easy-to-understand information...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical, demographic and psychosocial correlates of complementary and alternative medicine use by men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer
    Michael A Diefenbach
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA, USA
    J Urol 170:166-9. 2003
    ..We examined complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among men who received standard therapy for localized prostate cancer...

Research Grants7

  1. The functions of affect in treatment decicions of rising PSA patients
    Michael A Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..On a theoretical level, the integration of findings will advance self-regulation theory and inform decision making and health behavior choice in general. ..
  2. TREATMENT DECISION MAKING FOR EARLY PROSTATE CANCER
    Michael Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., misconception about the disease) and emotional factors (e.g., cancer worry) that might interfere with decision making. The efficacy and feasibility of the proposed intervention will be assessed in a randomized controlled trial. ..
  3. A Multimedia Prostate Cancer Intelligent Expert System
    Michael Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is expected that PIES will result in an increase in disease and treatment knowledge, high satisfaction ratings with the information provided, and that PIES will facilitate treatment decision making. ..
  4. The Functions of Affect in Treatment Decisions of Rising PSA Patients
    Michael Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..On a theoretical level, the integration of findings will advance self-regulation theory and inform decision making and health behavior choice in general. ..
  5. The Functions of Affect in Treatment Decisions of Rising PSA Patients
    Michael Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..On a theoretical level, the integration of findings will advance self-regulation theory and inform decision making and health behavior choice in general. ..