Rachel Pruchno

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being of Black and White grandmothers raising grandchildren: examination of a two-factor model
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Initiatives on Aging, Boston College, 885 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02459, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P444-52. 2002
  2. doi request reprint A two-factor model of successful aging
    Rachel A Pruchno
    School of Osteopathic Medicine, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 42 E Laurel Road, Suite 2300, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:671-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Successful aging: early influences and contemporary characteristics
    Rachel A Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, UMDNJ SOM, 42 E Laurel Road, Suite 2300, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Gerontologist 50:821-33. 2010
  4. pmc Effects of caregiver burden and satisfaction on affect of older end-stage renal disease patients and their spouses
    Maureen Wilson-Genderson
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:955-67. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Effects of marital closeness on the transition from caregiving to widowhood
    Rachel A Pruchno
    School of Osteopathic Medicine, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:808-17. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Adherence to clusters of health behaviors and successful aging
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, UMDNJ SOM, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Aging Health 24:1279-97. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smokers, never-smokers, and transitions: implications for successful aging
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 74:193-209. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The texture of neighborhoods and disability among older adults
    Rachel A Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:89-98. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of race on patient preferences and spouse substituted judgments
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institue for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 69:31-54. 2009
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms and marital satisfaction in the context of chronic disease: a longitudinal dyadic analysis
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 42 E Laurel Road, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:573-84. 2009

Research Grants

  1. END OF LIFE PREFERENCES & OUTCOMES: PATIENTS & SPOUSES
    Rachel Pruchno; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Work-Family Conflicts of Older Women
    Rachel Pruchno; Fiscal Year: 2005

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Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being of Black and White grandmothers raising grandchildren: examination of a two-factor model
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Initiatives on Aging, Boston College, 885 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02459, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P444-52. 2002
    ..The stability of the model for Black and White grandmothers highlights the similarity of the experience across race...
  2. doi request reprint A two-factor model of successful aging
    Rachel A Pruchno
    School of Osteopathic Medicine, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 42 E Laurel Road, Suite 2300, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:671-9. 2010
    ..To propose and test a conceptual two-factor model of successful aging that includes objective and subjective components...
  3. doi request reprint Successful aging: early influences and contemporary characteristics
    Rachel A Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, UMDNJ SOM, 42 E Laurel Road, Suite 2300, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Gerontologist 50:821-33. 2010
    ..positing that successful aging has independent, yet related, dimensions that are both objective and subjective, we examine how early influences and contemporary characteristics define 4 groups of people...
  4. pmc Effects of caregiver burden and satisfaction on affect of older end-stage renal disease patients and their spouses
    Maureen Wilson-Genderson
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:955-67. 2009
    ..Results highlight the powerful role of caregiver burden for both caregivers and patients and suggest important new directions for conducting health-related research with late-life marital dyads...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of marital closeness on the transition from caregiving to widowhood
    Rachel A Pruchno
    School of Osteopathic Medicine, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:808-17. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of marital closeness on indicators of well-being (depressive symptoms, grief, and relief) as spouses transition from the role of caregiver to that of widowed person...
  6. doi request reprint Adherence to clusters of health behaviors and successful aging
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, UMDNJ SOM, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Aging Health 24:1279-97. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smokers, never-smokers, and transitions: implications for successful aging
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 74:193-209. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint The texture of neighborhoods and disability among older adults
    Rachel A Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:89-98. 2012
    ..To present and test an ecological multidimensional model of neighborhood characteristics and examine its relationship to older disability among older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of race on patient preferences and spouse substituted judgments
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institue for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 69:31-54. 2009
    ..We conclude that these variables rather than race per se explain differences in end of life decision making...
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms and marital satisfaction in the context of chronic disease: a longitudinal dyadic analysis
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, School of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 42 E Laurel Road, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:573-84. 2009
    ..Findings highlight the complex nature of the relationship between depressive symptoms and marital satisfaction in late-life couples...
  11. pmc Self-rated health and depressive symptoms in patients with end-stage renal disease and their spouses: a longitudinal dyadic analysis of late-life marriages
    Rachel Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 42 East Laurel Road, Suite 2300, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:212-21. 2009
    ..Results suggest the importance of understanding physical and mental health in the context of the marital dyad...
  12. ncbi request reprint Convenience samples and caregiving research: how generalizable are the findings?
    Rachel A Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    Gerontologist 48:820-7. 2008
    ..We compare sample variances, means, and interrelationships among variables generated from the convenience and RDD samples...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in patient preferences and spouse substituted judgments regarding dialysis continuation
    Rachel A Pruchno
    New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 42 East Laurel Road, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S81-91. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether some treatment preferences are more stable than others, how patient preferences and substituted judgments change over time, and whether some people's decisions are more stable than others'...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of patient treatment preferences and spouse substituted judgments: the case of dialysis continuation
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Boston College and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:112-21. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Spouse as health care proxy for dialysis patients: whose preferences matter?
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Intiatives on Aging, Boston College, MA, USA
    Gerontologist 45:812-9. 2005
    ..We examined the extent to which the substituted judgments made by spouses of patients with end-stage renal disease actually reflect patient preferences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health-related stress, affect, and depressive symptoms experienced by caregiving mothers of adults with a developmental disability
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Initiatives on Aging, Boston College, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:394-401. 2004
    ..Under high-stress conditions, both negative affect and positive affect have a stronger relationship to depressive symptoms than they do under low-stress conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Enmeshed lives: adult children with developmental disabilities and their aging mothers
    Rachel A Pruchno
    Initiatives on Aging, Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts 02459, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:851-7. 2003
    ..Results indicate that caregiving satisfaction increased when affection from child to mother was greater. Caregiving burden was not affected by either functional support or affection from child to mother...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using probability vs. nonprobability sampling to identify hard-to-access participants for health-related research: costs and contrasts
    Lucy Feild
    Partners Health Care System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Aging Health 18:565-83. 2006
    ..Researchers need to consider representativeness and external validity issues when designing sampling and related recruitment plans for health-related research...

Research Grants8

  1. END OF LIFE PREFERENCES & OUTCOMES: PATIENTS & SPOUSES
    Rachel Pruchno; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Analyses would focus on both cross-sectional and prospective longitudinal relationships using a combination of a regression, structural equation modeling, and categorical data analysis techniques. ..
  2. Work-Family Conflicts of Older Women
    Rachel Pruchno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....