S Phipps

Summary

Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Resilience in children undergoing stem cell transplantation: results of a complementary intervention trial
    Sean Phipps
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e762-70. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Repressive adaptation in children with cancer
    S Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Health Psychol 16:521-8. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of distress in parents of children undergoing stem cell transplantation
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:267-74. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Cognitive and academic consequences of stem-cell transplantation in children
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2027-33. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: contexts and challenges in pediatric psychosocial oncology research: chasing moving targets and embracing "good news" outcomes
    Sean Phipps
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:41-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of distress in parents of children undergoing stem cell or bone marrow transplantation
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:139-53. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Adaptive style and symptoms of posttraumatic stress in children with cancer and their parents
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:298-309. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of post-traumatic stress in children with cancer and their parents: effects of informant and time from diagnosis
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:952-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Adaptive style in children with cancer: implications for a positive psychology approach
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1055-66. 2007
  10. pmc Symptoms of post-traumatic stress in children with cancer: does personality trump health status?
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Psychooncology 18:992-1002. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Resilience in children undergoing stem cell transplantation: results of a complementary intervention trial
    Sean Phipps
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e762-70. 2012
    ..We report results of a multisite trial designed to improve psychological adjustment and HRQL in children undergoing SCT...
  2. ncbi request reprint Repressive adaptation in children with cancer
    S Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Health Psychol 16:521-8. 1997
    ..Within the cancer group, repressive adaptation was unrelated to time elapsed since diagnosis. These findings are discussed with reference to the ongoing controversy regarding cancer-personality style associations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of distress in parents of children undergoing stem cell transplantation
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:267-74. 2004
    ..These findings point to appropriate targets for intervention to reduce transplant-related distress...
  4. doi request reprint Cognitive and academic consequences of stem-cell transplantation in children
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2027-33. 2008
    ..To describe cognitive and academic outcomes in survivors after pediatric stem-cell transplantation (SCT) through 5-years post-SCT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: contexts and challenges in pediatric psychosocial oncology research: chasing moving targets and embracing "good news" outcomes
    Sean Phipps
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:41-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of distress in parents of children undergoing stem cell or bone marrow transplantation
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:139-53. 2005
    ..To examine psychosocial predictors of distress (mood disturbance, perceived stress, caregiver burden) in parents of children undergoing stem cell or bone marrow transplantation (BMT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adaptive style and symptoms of posttraumatic stress in children with cancer and their parents
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:298-309. 2006
    ..To examine symptom levels of posttraumatic stress (PTS) in children with cancer and their parents as a function of patient and parent adaptive style...
  8. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of post-traumatic stress in children with cancer and their parents: effects of informant and time from diagnosis
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:952-9. 2005
    ..This study examined PTSS levels in both patients and parents as a function of time elapsed from diagnosis, and by use of parent versus child reports for assessing patient PTSS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adaptive style in children with cancer: implications for a positive psychology approach
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1055-66. 2007
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  10. pmc Symptoms of post-traumatic stress in children with cancer: does personality trump health status?
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Psychooncology 18:992-1002. 2009
    ..To examine the symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTSS) in children as a function of health status (cancer vs healthy) and adaptive style...
  11. ncbi request reprint Benefit Finding Scale for Children: preliminary findings from a childhood cancer population
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1264-71. 2007
    ..To describe the development of a brief measure of benefit finding for children. Data regarding the psychometrics and validity of the instrument were examined in a sample of children with cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction of distress associated with paediatric bone marrow transplant: complementary health promotion interventions
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:223-34. 2002
    ..Based on patient and parent perception of helpfulness, two complementary treatments, massage and humour therapy, emerged as the most promising approaches for use in the BMT setting and are now the focus of a randomized clinical trial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Approaches to the measurement of depressive symptomatology in children with cancer: attempting to circumvent the effects of defensiveness
    S Phipps
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis 38105 2794, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 20:150-6. 1999
    ..Measurement of anhedonia may provide an interesting avenue for further research, but there is still no adequately validated self-report instrument for the measurement of depressive symptoms in children with cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and academic functioning in survivors of pediatric bone marrow transplantation
    S Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:1004-11. 2000
    ..To evaluate cognitive and academic functioning in survivors of pediatric bone marrow transplants (BMTs) at 1 and 3 years after a BMT...
  15. doi request reprint Positive psychology and war: an oxymoron
    Sean Phipps
    St Jude s Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    Am Psychol 66:641-2; discussion 646-7. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Repressive adaptation in children with cancer: a replication and extension
    S Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Health Psychol 20:445-51. 2001
    ..These findings suggest a shift toward repressiveness in response to the diagnosis of cancer that is then maintained over time and necessitate further examination of the health consequences of adaptive style in this population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Repressive adaptive style in children with chronic illness
    Sean Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:34-42. 2002
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  18. doi request reprint Pediatric oncologists' practices of prescribing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for children and adolescents with cancer: a multi-site study
    Sean Phipps
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:210-5. 2012
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  19. pmc Complementary therapies for children undergoing stem cell transplantation: report of a multisite trial
    Sean Phipps
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 3678, USA
    Cancer 116:3924-33. 2010
    ..This trial evaluated the efficacy of complementary therapies (massage, humor therapy, relaxation/imagery) for reducing distress associated with pediatric SCT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute health-related quality of life in children undergoing stem cell transplant: II. Medical and demographic determinants
    S Phipps
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 29:435-42. 2002
    ..These findings help to target specific subgroups of patients that may be in greater need of preventive interventions or more aggressive supportive care...
  21. pmc Parental depression and family environment predict distress in children before stem cell transplantation
    Lisa Jobe-Shields
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:140-6. 2009
    ..To examine parental symptoms of depression, family environment, and interaction of these parent and family factors in explaining severity of distress in children scheduled to undergo stem cell or bone marrow transplantation...
  22. pmc Brief report: Children's response to serious illness: perceptions of benefit and burden in a pediatric cancer population
    Joseph M Currier
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1129-34. 2009
    ..To examine a revised measure of benefit finding for children, in relation to perceptions of illness-related burden, and other measures of child psychological functioning...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life in children with cancer: consistency and agreement between parent and child reports
    Kathryn M W Russell
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 106:2267-74. 2006
    ..In the current study, the authors examined the agreement between child and parent reports of HRQL in children with cancer (both those receiving treatment and those off treatment) and healthy controls...
  24. ncbi request reprint Self-report of somatic symptoms in survivors of childhood cancer: effects of adaptive style
    Nichole Jurbergs
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:84-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the self report of somatic symptoms in children with cancer and matched healthy control children as a function of child adaptive style...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute health-related quality of life in children undergoing stem cell transplant: I. Descriptive outcomes
    S Phipps
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 29:425-34. 2002
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  26. pmc Symptoms of posttraumatic stress in parents of children with cancer: are they elevated relative to parents of healthy children?
    Nichole Jurbergs
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:4-13. 2009
    ..To examine posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in parents of children with cancer as a function of time since diagnosis, treatment status, and relapse history, and as compared to parents of healthy children...
  27. pmc Optimism and pessimism in children with cancer and healthy children: confirmatory factor analysis of the youth life orientation test and relations with health-related quality of life
    Natalie A Williams
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:672-82. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Adaptive style and differences in parent and child report of health-related quality of life in children with cancer
    Nichole Jurbergs
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Psychooncology 17:83-90. 2008
    ..e. cancer patient vs healthy control) is predictive only of physical health domains. Researchers and clinicians should be aware of the impact of child adaptive style when assessing HRQL outcomes using self- or parent report...
  29. doi request reprint Subclinical late cardiac toxicity in childhood cancer survivors: impact on self-reported health
    Cheryl L Cox
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 112:1835-44. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive evaluation of late anthracycline cardiac toxicity in childhood cancer survivors
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3635-43. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to delineate the relationship between clinical factors and abnormalities of noninvasive cardiac testing (NICT)...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of hydrocephalus on intelligence quotient in children with localized infratentorial ependymoma before and after focal radiation therapy
    Thomas E Merchant
    Department of Radiation Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:159-68. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the influence of hydrocephalus on intelligence quotient (IQ) in children with infratentorial ependymoma before and after the administration of focal radiation...
  32. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of late sequelae of pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Wing Leung
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:215-24. 2007
    ..2%, and male hypogonadism 20.3%. Coexistence of multiple late sequelae was common in HSCT survivors. Our findings provide a basis for more effective patient counseling, optimal surveillance, and early intervention...
  33. ncbi request reprint Brain parenchymal damage after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe sickle cell disease
    Paul Woodard
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale Street, Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Br J Haematol 129:550-2. 2005
    ..Transient changes occurred early in two patients. Persistent changes occurred in five. Parenchymal lesions occurred in zero of two patients without prior lacunae or infarcts and in all seven with prior lacunae or infarcts (P = 0.0278)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Late effects of treatment in survivors of childhood acute myeloid leukemia
    W Leung
    After Completion of Therapy Program, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:3273-9. 2000
    ..To investigate the incidence of and risk factors for late sequelae of treatment in patients who survived for more than 10 years after the diagnosis of childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...
  35. pmc Stressful life events and posttraumatic stress symptoms in children with cancer
    Joseph M Currier
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital and Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:28-35. 2009
    ..Clinical work and future research on children with cancer should focus accordingly on the potential cumulative impact of stressful life events on PTSS...
  36. pmc Single parents of children with chronic illness: an understudied phenomenon
    Ronald T Brown
    Temple University, College of Health 3307 North Broad Street, 300 Jones Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:408-21. 2008
    ..To examine the chronic illness literature and evaluate the impact on single parenting and children and adolescents with chronic illness...
  37. ncbi request reprint Problem-solving skills training for mothers of children with newly diagnosed cancer: a randomized trial
    Olle Jane Z Sahler
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Strong Children s Hospital University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:77-86. 2002
    ..The implications of these findings for refinement of the PSST intervention and for extension to other groups of children with serious illnesses are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of adjustment in mothers of children with newly diagnosed cancer: a natural history investigation
    Michael J Dolgin
    Schneider Children s Medical Center, Israel
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:771-82. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Changes in maternal distress and child-rearing strategies across treatment for pediatric cancer
    Ric G Steele
    Clinical Child Psychology Program, 2011 Dole Human Development Center, University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045 7555, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:447-52. 2003
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  40. ncbi request reprint Parent and child reporting of negative life events: discrepancy and agreement across pediatric samples
    Craig A Johnston
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 7555, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:579-88. 2003
    ..To examine the consistency in child and parent reporting of child's negative life events across child/pediatric samples...
  41. ncbi request reprint Using problem-solving skills training to reduce negative affectivity in mothers of children with newly diagnosed cancer: report of a multisite randomized trial
    Olle Jane Z Sahler
    Golisano Children s Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:272-83. 2005
    ..In general, efficacy for Spanish-speaking mothers exceeded that for English-speaking mothers. Findings also suggest young, single mothers profit most from PSST...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after pediatric heart or heart-lung transplantation: Where do we go from here?
    Robert B Noll
    Pediatr Transplant 9:134-7. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Patterns of maternal distress among children with cancer and their association with child emotional and somatic distress
    Ric G Steele
    Clinical Child Psychology Program, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 7555, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:507-17. 2004
    ..To identify patterns of distress among mothers of children with cancer over the initial 6 months of treatment and to examine these patterns as predictors of child somatic and emotional distress...

Research Grants11

  1. Psychosocial and Neurocognitive Consequences of Childhood Cancer
    Sean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Publication of the conference proceedings will serve to summarize the current state of the field and to point towards new research agendas for the future. ..
  2. PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF PEDIATRIC BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT
    Sean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, analyses will explore hypotheses specific to the positive psychology model, testing the role of positive affect and dispositional optimism as mediators and moderators of the intervention on child and parent well being. ..
  3. MEASUREMENT OF ADAPTIVE STYLE IN CHILDREN WITH CANCER
    Sean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  4. Trauma and Growth in Pediatric Cancer
    Sean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2010
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