G H Montgomery

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Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Presurgery psychological factors predict pain, nausea, and fatigue one week after breast cancer surgery
    Guy H Montgomery
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:1043-52. 2010
  2. pmc Hypnosis for cancer care: over 200 years young
    Guy H Montgomery
    Integrative Behavioral Medicine Program, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:31-44. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of hypnotically induced analgesia: how effective is hypnosis?
    G H Montgomery
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:138-53. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Fatigue during breast cancer radiotherapy: an initial randomized study of cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Health Psychol 28:317-22. 2009
  5. pmc Mediators of a brief hypnosis intervention to control side effects in breast surgery patients: response expectancies and emotional distress
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Box 1130, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:80-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of a brief hypnosis intervention to control side effects in breast surgery patients
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1130, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1304-12. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Presurgery distress and specific response expectancies predict postsurgery outcomes in surgery patients confronting breast cancer
    Guy H Montgomery
    Integrative Behavioral Medicine Program and Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Health Psychol 23:381-7. 2004
  8. pmc The impact of hypnotic suggestibility in clinical care settings
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Box 1130, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 59:294-309. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Family and friends with disease: their impact on perceived risk
    Guy H Montgomery
    Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Prev Med 37:242-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Specific response expectancies predict anticipatory nausea during chemotherapy for breast cancer
    G H Montgomery
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicin, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:831-5. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications49

  1. pmc Presurgery psychological factors predict pain, nausea, and fatigue one week after breast cancer surgery
    Guy H Montgomery
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:1043-52. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Hypnosis for cancer care: over 200 years young
    Guy H Montgomery
    Integrative Behavioral Medicine Program, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:31-44. 2013
    ..However, a great deal more work needs to be done to explore the use of hypnosis in survivorship, to understand the mediators and moderators of hypnosis interventions, and to develop effective dissemination strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of hypnotically induced analgesia: how effective is hypnosis?
    G H Montgomery
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:138-53. 2000
    ..The results also indicated that hypnotic suggestion was equally effective in reducing both clinical and experimental pain. The overall results suggest broader application of hypnoanalgesic techniques with pain patients...
  4. doi request reprint Fatigue during breast cancer radiotherapy: an initial randomized study of cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Health Psychol 28:317-22. 2009
    ..The study purpose was to test the effectiveness of a psychological intervention combining cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis (CBTH) to treat radiotherapy-related fatigue...
  5. pmc Mediators of a brief hypnosis intervention to control side effects in breast surgery patients: response expectancies and emotional distress
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Box 1130, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:80-8. 2010
    ..e., pain, nausea, and fatigue)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of a brief hypnosis intervention to control side effects in breast surgery patients
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1130, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1304-12. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Presurgery distress and specific response expectancies predict postsurgery outcomes in surgery patients confronting breast cancer
    Guy H Montgomery
    Integrative Behavioral Medicine Program and Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Health Psychol 23:381-7. 2004
    ..05). Consistent with expectancy theory, associations between response expectancies and postsurgery outcomes were not due to presurgery distress...
  8. pmc The impact of hypnotic suggestibility in clinical care settings
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Box 1130, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 59:294-309. 2011
    ..Smaller sample size studies, use of the SHCS, and pediatric samples tended to result in larger effect sizes. The authors question the usefulness of assessing hypnotic suggestibility in clinical contexts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Family and friends with disease: their impact on perceived risk
    Guy H Montgomery
    Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Prev Med 37:242-9. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Specific response expectancies predict anticipatory nausea during chemotherapy for breast cancer
    G H Montgomery
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicin, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:831-5. 2001
    ..05). However, only expectations significantly predicted AN in simultaneous regression analyses. Results suggest that interventions to reduce AN during chemotherapy should target patients' expectations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sources of anticipatory distress among breast surgery patients
    Guy H Montgomery
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1130, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Behav Med 26:153-64. 2003
    ..05). This study provides a foundation for future clinical interventions to reduce presurgery distress...
  12. ncbi request reprint Expectations of chemotherapy-related nausea: emotional and experiential predictors
    Guy H Montgomery
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:48-54. 2003
    ..001). These findings suggest that experience of chemotherapy infusions is an important source of expectations for PTN, which may be representative of the source of expectations for nonvolitional outcomes in broader contexts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive factors in health psychology and behavioral medicine
    Guy H Montgomery
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:405-13. 2004
    ..The main discussion focuses on the impact of cognitive constructs on behavioral medicine and health psychology in cancer, which appears to be widespread. The article concludes with some implications for future research in the area...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of adjunctive hypnosis with surgical patients: a meta-analysis
    Guy H Montgomery
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Cancer Prevention and Control, Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1639-45, table of contents. 2002
    ..These results support the position that hypnosis is an effective adjunctive procedure for a wide variety of surgical patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brief presurgery hypnosis reduces distress and pain in excisional breast biopsy patients
    Guy H Montgomery
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 50:17-32. 2002
    ..Hypnosis reduced postsurgery pain and distress. Initial evidence suggested that the effects of hypnosis were mediated by presurgery expectations...
  16. ncbi request reprint It won't happen to me: lower perception of heart disease risk among women with family histories of breast cancer
    J Erblich
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Cancer Prevention and Control, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Prev Med 31:714-21. 2000
    ..This study examined the possibility that women with family histories of breast cancer may be particularly susceptible to overestimating their risks of breast cancer while minimizing their risks of cardiovascular disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Behavioral intervention for cancer treatment side effects
    W H Redd
    Program for Cancer Prevention and Control, Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:810-23. 2001
    ..It is clear that the application of behavioral theory and methods has an important place in the care of patients undergoing invasive cancer treatments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer-specific intrusions are associated with increased cortisol responses to daily life stressors in healthy women without personal or family histories of breast cancer
    Lucia Dettenborn
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Behav Med 29:477-85. 2006
    ..This heightened responsivity could have long-term negative health implications...
  19. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of behavioral interventions for cancer treatment-related side effects
    Elizabeth A Mundy
    Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry 8:253-75. 2003
    ..The use of behavioral theory and techniques has an important place in the care of patients undergoing invasive cancer treatments...
  20. ncbi request reprint A model of disease-specific worry in heritable disease: the influence of family history, perceived risk and worry about other illnesses
    Terry A DiLorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, New York, USA
    J Behav Med 29:37-49. 2006
    ..This model was supported across several diseases and indicates that disease-specific and general considerations of risk influence worry about a disease and should be considered in interventions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Activity and sleep contribute to levels of anticipatory distress in breast surgery patients
    Kristin Tatrow
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    Behav Med 30:85-91. 2004
    ..05); however, activity effects were not mediated by sleep. These findings have implications for designing interventions to reduce anticipatory breast surgery distress...
  22. doi request reprint Hypnosis decreases presurgical distress in excisional breast biopsy patients
    Julie B Schnur
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Box 1130, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York City, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:440-4, table of contents. 2008
    ..We investigated the ability of a brief hypnosis session to reduce presurgical psychological distress in excisional breast biopsy patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis and cognitive-behavioral therapy during breast cancer radiotherapy: a case report
    Julie B Schnur
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Box 1130 Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 50:209-15. 2008
    ..Results were consistent with the view that CBTH was effective in managing fatigue and skin discomfort, and increasing relaxation...
  24. doi request reprint Anticipatory psychological distress in women scheduled for diagnostic and curative breast cancer surgery
    Julie B Schnur
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:21-8. 2008
    ..Psychological distress is a central experience for women facing diagnostic and curative breast cancer surgery...
  25. pmc Script-guided imagery of social drinking induces both alcohol and cigarette craving in a sample of nicotine-dependent smokers
    Joel Erblich
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Addict Behav 34:164-70. 2009
    ..Results suggest that the present alcohol script may be a useful tool for eliciting craving responses under laboratory conditions, and provide an additional means for better understanding addiction...
  26. pmc A randomized trial of a cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis intervention on positive and negative affect during breast cancer radiotherapy
    Julie B Schnur
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:443-55. 2009
    ..16; p=.0001, d=1.16]. Therefore, the CBTH intervention has the potential to improve the affective experience of women undergoing breast cancer radiotherapy...
  27. pmc Breast cancer patients' experience of external-beam radiotherapy
    Julie B Schnur
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:668-76. 2009
    ..These themes are consistent with previous literature on illness and identity. These findings have implications for the treatment and care of women undergoing breast cancer radiotherapy...
  28. doi request reprint Disrupted sleep the night before breast surgery is associated with increased postoperative pain
    Caroline E Wright
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:352-62. 2009
    ..Research to investigate the mechanisms underlying these effects and to explore the possible clinical benefits of interventions to improve patients' sleep before surgery is now warranted...
  29. pmc A systematic review of therapeutic alliance, group cohesion, empathy, and goal consensus/collaboration in psychotherapeutic interventions in cancer: Uncommon factors?
    Julie B Schnur
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Oncological Sciences, 1425 Madison Avenue, Box 1130, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:238-47. 2010
    ..Results of such studies could have important clinical and research implications...
  30. pmc A qualitative analysis of acute skin toxicity among breast cancer radiotherapy patients
    Julie B Schnur
    Department of Oncological Sciences and Integrative Behavioral Medicine Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Psychooncology 20:260-8. 2011
    ..Therefore, our aim was to use qualitative approaches to better understand the impact of skin toxicity on QOL...
  31. ncbi request reprint Biased cognitive processing of cancer-related information among women with family histories of breast cancer: evidence from a cancer stroop task
    Joel Erblich
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Health Psychol 22:235-44. 2003
    ..Maladaptive alterations in processing cancer stimuli may have important clinical implications, as these women must process complex cancer-related information critical to their health (e.g., options for chemoprevention, screening)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evidence for classically conditioned fatigue responses in patients receiving chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer
    Dana H Bovbjerg
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Behav Med 28:231-7. 2005
    ..These results provide the first evidence in the literature that fatigue can be conditioned. Additional research is warranted to determine the clinical importance of this source of fatigue in chemotherapy patients...
  33. pmc Perceived risk and worry about prostate cancer: a proposed conceptual model
    Julie B Schnur
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Oncological Sciences, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Behav Med 32:89-96. 2006
    ....
  34. pmc A meta-analysis of the relationship between response expectancies and cancer treatment-related side effects
    Stephanie J Sohl
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:775-84. 2009
    ..Additionally, the results support the conduct of research on interventions to alter response expectancies, with the goal of reducing side effects and improving patient quality of life...
  35. ncbi request reprint Distress before chemotherapy predicts delayed but not acute nausea
    Sara C Higgins
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:171-7. 2007
    ..Previous retrospective research has suggested that the severity of PTN may be, in part, related to pretreatment psychological factors (e.g., emotional distress and expectations for nausea)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Health locus of control and perceived risk for breast cancer in healthy women
    Jennifer L Rowe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Behav Med 31:33-40. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that significant relations between health locus of control and perceived risk variables may be overlooked in the absence of situation-specific measures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Read all about it: the over-representation of breast cancer in popular magazines
    Deena Blanchard
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Ruttenburg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Prev Med 35:343-8. 2002
    ..Two hypotheses were tested: (a) the number of breast cancer articles would be greater than the number of CVD articles; and (b) this disparity in coverage would increase over the years...
  38. ncbi request reprint Heightened cortisol responses to daily stress in working women at familial risk for breast cancer
    Lucia Dettenborn
    Biobehavioral Medicine Program, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1130, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Biol Psychol 69:167-79. 2005
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: a systematic and meta-analytic review of non-pharmacological therapies for cancer patients
    Maria Kangas
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Bull 134:700-41. 2008
    ..With improved methodological approaches, further research in this area may soon provide clinicians with effective strategies for reducing CRF and enhancing the lives of millions of cancer patients and survivors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques for distress and pain in breast cancer patients: a meta-analysis
    Kristin Tatrow
    Psychology Department, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    J Behav Med 29:17-27. 2006
    ..07). Overall, the results support the use of CBT techniques administered individually to manage distress and pain in breast cancer patients. However, more well-designed studies are needed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Urinary catecholamine levels in daily life are elevated in women at familial risk of breast cancer
    Gary D James
    Decker School of Nursing, Institute for Primary Preventative Health Care, Binghamton University, State University of New York, P O Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:831-8. 2004
    ..Additional research to explore the health consequences of increased reactivity in women at familial risk of breast cancer, and perhaps in individuals at familial risk of other life-threatening disease, would appear warranted...
  42. ncbi request reprint Social constraints and distress among women at familial risk for breast cancer
    Julie B Schnur
    St John s University, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:142-8. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint An empirical investigation of Albert Ellis's binary model of distress
    Daniel David
    Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
    J Clin Psychol 61:499-516. 2005
    ..Thus, that support for the binary model of distress found in both U.S. and Romanian samples suggests both the robustness and the generalizability of the results. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in hypnosis-based treatments for smoking: a follow-up meta-analysis
    Joseph P Green
    The Ohio State University, 4240 Campus Drive Lima, OH 45804, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 50:259-71. 2008
    ..Specific suggestions for tailoring hypnosis smoking cessation programs to take gender differences into account are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of gender, smoking cessation, and hypnosis:a brief communication
    Joseph P Green
    The Ohio State University, Lima, Ohio 45804, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:224-33. 2006
    ..37 times greater for male than female participants. The results are consistent with the nonhypnosis literature suggesting that females have a more difficult time achieving smoking abstinence compared to males...
  46. ncbi request reprint Remembrance of hypnosis past
    Irving Kirsch
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Hypn 49:171-8; discussion 179-80, 183-4. 2007
    ..The importance of these data to both clinical and experimental hypnosis is emphasized...
  47. ncbi request reprint Forging ahead: the 2003 APA Division 30 definition of hypnosis
    Joseph P Green
    The Ohio State University, Lima 45804, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 53:259-64. 2005
    ..Both theoretical and practical implications led to the production of the definition, which is targeted toward informing clinicians, researchers, and the lay public alike. The definition is presented at the conclusion of the article...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis to manage anxiety and pain associated with colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening: Case studies and possible benefits
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798 7334, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:416-31. 2006
    ..Results suggest that hypnosis appears to be a feasible method to manage anxiety and pain associated with colonoscopy, reduces the need for sedation, and may have other benefits such as reduced vasovagal events and recovery time...
  49. ncbi request reprint Hypnotic history: a reply to critics
    Irving Kirsch
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Hypn 49:249-54. 2007
    ....

Research Grants4

  1. Presurgery Hypnosis--Benefits Analysis in Breast Cancer
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The possible mediational role of these factors in hypnosis effects will be examined will classic statistical approaches. ..
  2. Presurgery Hypnosis in Breast Cancer: Benefits Analysis
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mediators and moderators (e.g., hypnotizability) of hypnosis effects will be determined, as well as long-term side benefits of the intervention. ..
  3. A Presurgery Hypnosis Training Program for Nurse Anesthetists
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 3: To investigate the relative effectiveness of the hypnosis training program from the perspective of the institution (hospitals). ..