E L McQuaid
Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
- Behavioral adjustment in children with asthma: a meta-analysisE L McQuaid
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 22:430-9. 2001..The findings suggest that patients with asthma, particularly children with severe asthma, should be considered at higher risk for behavioral difficulties that may necessitate psychosocial intervention...
- Introduction to special issue: Journal of Pediatric Psychology statement of purpose--special section on diversity and health care disparitiesElizabeth L McQuaid
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 33:22-5. 2008
- Medication adherence in pediatric asthma: reasoning, responsibility, and behaviorElizabeth L McQuaid
Child Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 28:323-33. 2003....
- Pediatric asthma morbidity: the importance of symptom perception and family response to symptomsElizabeth L McQuaid
Brown Medical School, Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Corp West 2, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 32:167-77. 2007..To determine whether family response to asthma symptoms mediates the relationship between child symptom perception and morbidity...
- Beliefs and barriers to medication use in parents of Latino children with asthmaElizabeth L McQuaid
Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 44:892-8. 2009..We examined rates of medication use, medication beliefs, and perceived barriers to obtaining medication in US and island Puerto Rican parents of children with asthma...
- Ethnic differences in perception of lung function: a factor in pediatric asthma disparities?Gregory K Fritz
Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Coro West Suite 204, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:12-8. 2010..The factors behind these disparities are poorly understood, but ethnic-related variations in children's ability to accurately recognize and report their pulmonary functioning may be a contributing process...
- Providence school asthma partnership: school-based asthma program for inner-city familiesJudith D DePue
The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Asthma 44:449-53. 2007..Hospital days decreased from 11% to 2%; emergency visits decreased 35% to 4%; and school days missed decreased 48% to 20%. This program has now become sustainable with both private and Medicaid insurance coverage...
- Latino caregivers' beliefs about asthma: causes, symptoms, and practicesDaphne Koinis-Mitchell
Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Asthma 45:205-10. 2008....
- Conundrums in childhood asthma severity, control, and health care use: Puerto Rico versus Rhode IslandCynthia A Esteban
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:238-44, 244.e1-5. 2009..Differences in asthma severity between the mainland and island, however, remain largely unknown...
- Why don't children take their asthma medications? A qualitative analysis of children's perspectives on adherenceSusan M Penza-Clyve
Division of Child and Family Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Asthma 41:189-97. 2004....
- Asthma symptom perception and obesity in childrenSheryl J Kopel
Bradley Hasbro Research Center Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Biol Psychol 84:135-41. 2010..More remains to be learned about the role of sociodemographic factors underlying this relationship...
- Symptom perception in pediatric asthma: resistive loading and in vivo assessment comparedGregory K Fritz
Department of Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
Chest 132:884-9. 2007....
- Does pre-hospital telephone communication with a clinician result in more appropriate medication administration by parents during childhood asthma exacerbations?A C Garro
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 71 Vassar Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Asthma 46:916-20. 2009..This study tested the hypothesis that communication by parents with a clinician before an Emergency Department visit was associated with more appropriate medication administration for children with asthma exacerbations...
- Predictors of retention in smoking cessation treatment among Latino smokers in the Northeast United StatesChristina S Lee
Center for Alcohol ddiction Studies, Brown Medical School, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Health Educ Res 25:687-97. 2010..We investigated predictors of intervention completion and assessment completion among Latino smokers (n = 131) with asthmatic children participating in a home-based asthma education study that included smoking cessation counseling...
- The Asthma Risk Grid: clinical interpretation of symptom perceptionRobert B Klein
Department of Pediatrics, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Allergy Asthma Proc 25:1-6. 2004..The Asthma Risk Grid represents a clinical application of symptom perception measurement, and pediatric cases are described as clinical examples. Clinical and research applications of the Asthma Risk Grid are presented...
- Motivating Latino caregivers of children with asthma to quit smoking: a randomized trialBelinda Borrelli
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Coro Building West, One Hoppin Street, Suite 500, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 78:34-43. 2010..Latino children have higher rates of asthma morbidity than other groups. The current study compared the effectiveness of a newly developed smoking cessation treatment with existing clinical guidelines for smoking cessation...
- Motivating parents of kids with asthma to quit smoking: the PAQS projectBelinda Borrelli
Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Health Educ Res 17:659-69. 2002..ER visits and asthma symptoms) post-treatment. Results will help tailor interventions to this population, and identify mechanisms of behavior change that result in adaptive health outcomes for smokers and their children who have asthma...
- Repressive-defensive style and physiological reactivity among children and adolescents with asthmaJ H Nassau
Rhode Island Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Psychosom Res 48:133-40. 2000..It was hypothesized that, compared with low-anxious children, repressive-defensive children would exhibit increased physiological reactivity during a stressful laboratory task, despite comparable self-reports of state anxiety...
- Cultural-related, contextual, and asthma-specific risks associated with asthma morbidity in urban childrenDaphne Koinis-Mitchell
Child and Family Psychiatry, Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Clin Psychol Med Settings 17:38-48. 2010..These results can inform culturally sensitive clinical interventions for urban children with asthma whose health outcomes lag far behind their non-Latino White counterparts...
- Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in pediatric asthma: overview and recommendations for practiceElizabeth L McQuaid
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:775-87. 2003
- Pediatric asthma management in the family context: the family asthma management system scaleElizabeth L McQuaid
Bradley Hasbro Research Center, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 30:492-502. 2005..To examine psychometric properties of a revised version of the Family Asthma Management System Scale (FAMSS), a clinical interview to assess asthma management...
- Symptom perception in children with asthma: cognitive and psychological factorsDaphne Koinis-Mitchell
Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Health Psychol 28:226-37. 2009..Children's subjective and objective assessments of PEFR (peak expiratory flow rate) were characterized as representing perceptual accuracy, symptom magnification, and/or underestimation of asthma symptoms...
- Multiple urban and asthma-related risks and their association with asthma morbidity in childrenDaphne Koinis-Mitchell
Child and Family Psychiatry, Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Brown Medical School, 1 Hoppin Street, CORO West, 2nd Floor, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 32:582-95. 2007..To determine whether a multi-dimensional cumulative risk index (CRI) is a stronger predictor of asthma morbidity in urban, school-aged children with asthma, than poverty or severity alone...
- Comorbidity between asthma attacks and internalizing disorders among Puerto Rican children at one-year follow-upJonathan M Feldman
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva Univ, Rousso Building, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Psychosomatics 47:333-9. 2006..These findings show that the association between internalizing disorders and asthma attacks was replicated 1 year later in the same sample...
- Asthma disparities in the prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of Latino childrenGlorisa Canino
University of Puerto Rico, Medical School San Juan, Puerto Rica
Soc Sci Med 63:2926-37. 2006..Finally, several suggestions for future research examining determinants that account for asthma disparities are examined...
- Symptom perception and functional morbidity across a 1-year follow-up in pediatric asthmaJonathan M Feldman
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 42:339-47. 2007..Support was found for including multiple measures of pulmonary function in the assessment of asthma symptom perception...
- Patterns of quick-relief and long-term controller medication use in pediatric asthmaNatalie Walders
National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA
J Pediatr 146:177-82. 2005..To simultaneously examine adherence to long-term controller and quick-relief medications and to contrast patterns of medication use in children with asthma...
- Complementary and alternative medication (CAM) use and asthma outcomes in children: an urban perspectiveSue K Adams
University of Rhode Island, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, TransitionCenter 210, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881, USA
J Asthma 44:775-82. 2007..Future research should assess the specific pathways that may account for these associations among CAM use and asthma outcomes...
- Parental mental health, childhood psychiatric disorders, and asthma attacks in island Puerto Rican youthAlexander N Ortega
Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, 43210, USA
Ambul Pediatr 4:308-15. 2004..This study aims to determine whether the associations between parental mental health problems and childhood asthma attacks persist after controlling for childhood anxiety and depression and other confounding factors...
- Race/ethnicity, language, and asthma care: findings from a 4-state surveyMoira Inkelas
Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:120-7. 2008..Latino and African American children have poorer asthma control than non-Latino white children, but few studies examine the association among race/ethnicity, language, and specific processes of asthma care...
- Association of psychiatric disorders and different indicators of asthma in island Puerto Rican childrenAlexander N Ortega
Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:220-6. 2003....
- Comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression in Puerto Rican childrenAlexander N Ortega
Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Psychosomatics 45:93-9. 2004..Possible explanations for the findings are discussed...
- TESTING INTERVENTIONS IN PEDIATRIC ASTHMAElizabeth McQuaid; Fiscal Year: 2002..Exploratory analyses will investigate mediators of behavior change. Results will be used to design a larger, randomized controlled trial comparing behavioral feedback to asthma education. ..
- COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP TO REDUCE ASTHMA DISPARITIESElizabeth McQuaid; Fiscal Year: 2009..A Sustainability Advisory board will provide guidance regarding project implementation in the community beyond the life of the grant. ..