BARBARA ANDERSEN

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sexual self-schema and sexual morbidity among gynecologic cancer survivors
    B L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 1222, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:221-9. 1997
  2. pmc In sickness and in health: maintaining intimacy after breast cancer recurrence
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    Cancer J 15:70-3. 2009
  3. pmc Psychologic intervention improves survival for breast cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Cancer 113:3450-8. 2008
  4. pmc Sexual well-being among partnered women with breast cancer recurrence
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Division of Hematology Oncology, College of Medicine, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3151-7. 2007
  5. pmc Biobehavioral, immune, and health benefits following recurrence for psychological intervention participants
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:3270-8. 2010
  6. pmc Psychological responses to cancer recurrence
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1222, USA
    Cancer 104:1540-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Reclassification will not make the pain go away
    Kristen M Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, 1885, Neil Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43210
    Arch Sex Behav 34:26-8, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005
  8. pmc Psychological, behavioral, and immune changes after a psychological intervention: a clinical trial
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3570-80. 2004
  9. pmc Beyond artificial, sex-linked distinctions to conceptualize female sexuality: comment on Baumeister (2000)
    B L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:380-4; discussion 385-9. 2000
  10. pmc Biobehavioral outcomes following psychological interventions for cancer patients
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:590-610. 2002

Research Grants

  1. PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Biobehavioral Responses to Cancer
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Sexual self-schema and sexual morbidity among gynecologic cancer survivors
    B L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 1222, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:221-9. 1997
    ....
  2. pmc In sickness and in health: maintaining intimacy after breast cancer recurrence
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    Cancer J 15:70-3. 2009
    ..However, data suggest that couples strive to maintain intimacy as the health of the patient falters, providing further evidence of the resilience of patients coping with a worsened prognosis...
  3. pmc Psychologic intervention improves survival for breast cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Cancer 113:3450-8. 2008
    ..A randomized clinical trial tested the hypothesis that cancer patients coping with their recent diagnosis but receiving a psychologic intervention would have improved survival compared with patients who were only assessed...
  4. pmc Sexual well-being among partnered women with breast cancer recurrence
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Division of Hematology Oncology, College of Medicine, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3151-7. 2007
    ..A woman's risk for sexual disruption after breast cancer recurrence has received little clinical or research attention...
  5. pmc Biobehavioral, immune, and health benefits following recurrence for psychological intervention participants
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:3270-8. 2010
    ..55; P = 0.034). In follow-up, we hypothesized that the intervention arm might also show longer survival after recurrence. If observed, we then would examine potential biobehavioral mechanisms...
  6. pmc Psychological responses to cancer recurrence
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1222, USA
    Cancer 104:1540-7. 2005
    ..There is a dearth of knowledge regarding the psychological responses to a diagnosis of cancer recurrence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reclassification will not make the pain go away
    Kristen M Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, 1885, Neil Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43210
    Arch Sex Behav 34:26-8, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005
  8. pmc Psychological, behavioral, and immune changes after a psychological intervention: a clinical trial
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3570-80. 2004
    ..This randomized clinical trial tests the hypothesis that a psychological intervention can reduce emotional distress, improve health behaviors and dose-intensity, and enhance immune responses...
  9. pmc Beyond artificial, sex-linked distinctions to conceptualize female sexuality: comment on Baumeister (2000)
    B L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:380-4; discussion 385-9. 2000
    ..to meet social needs for change...
  10. pmc Biobehavioral outcomes following psychological interventions for cancer patients
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:590-610. 2002
    ..A final section discussed methodologic issues, research directions, and challenges for the coming decade...
  11. pmc Stress and immune responses after surgical treatment for regional breast cancer
    B L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:30-6. 1998
    ..We examined whether stress influences cellular immune responses in patients following breast cancer diagnosis and surgery...
  12. pmc PTSD diagnoses, subsyndromal symptoms, and comorbidities contribute to impairments for breast cancer survivors
    Rebecca A Shelby
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:165-72. 2008
    ..Both PTSD and subsyndromal PTSD were associated with employment absenteeism and the seeking of mental health services...
  13. pmc Body change stress for women with breast cancer: the Breast-Impact of Treatment Scale
    Georita M Frierson
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:77-81. 2006
    ..Body change stress is manifest with traumatic stress-like symptoms...
  14. pmc Stress and quality of life in breast cancer recurrence: moderation or mediation of coping?
    Hae Chung Yang
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:188-97. 2008
    ..The present study investigates the longitudinal relationships between stress, coping, and mental health QoL...
  15. pmc Physical sequelae and depressive symptoms in gynecologic cancer survivors: meaning in life as a mediator
    Laura E Simonelli
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:275-84. 2008
    ..Gynecologic cancer survivors are particularly troubled with physical sequelae. In addition, for the most common sites of disease, such as breast and gynecologic cancers, the prevalence of depression is also high...
  16. pmc Strategies used in coping with a cancer diagnosis predict meaning in life for survivors
    Heather S Jim
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Health Psychol 25:753-61. 2006
    ..01). The importance and process of finding meaning in the context of a life stressor are discussed...
  17. pmc Surviving recurrence: psychological and quality-of-life recovery
    Hae Chung Yang
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Cancer 112:1178-87. 2008
    ..In addition, patients with a well-documented trajectory -- patients with their initial diagnosis of breast cancer -- were included as a referent group, providing a metric against which to gauge the impact and course of cancer recurrence...
  18. doi request reprint Sexual morbidity associated with poorer psychological adjustment among gynecological cancer survivors
    Anna O Levin
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Psychology Bldg 159, 1835 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:461-70. 2010
    ..The present study tests the association between sexual morbidity, and adverse psychological adjustment and QoL outcomes...
  19. pmc Hopelessness as a predictor of depressive symptoms for breast cancer patients coping with recurrence
    Brittany M Brothers
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Psychooncology 18:267-75. 2009
    ..The Hopelessness Theory of Depression provides the framework to test feelings of hopelessness and social support as predictors of depressive symptoms in women recently diagnosed with a recurrence of breast cancer...
  20. doi request reprint A psychological intervention reduces inflammatory markers by alleviating depressive symptoms: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa M Thornton
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, 159 Psychology Building, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:715-24. 2009
    ..Depression and inflammation are common among cancer patients. Data suggest that inflammation can contribute to depressive symptoms, although the converse remains untested...
  21. pmc Delayed emotional recovery after taxane-based chemotherapy
    Lisa M Thornton
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Cancer 113:638-47. 2008
    ..There are few patient-reported data regarding quality of life after taxane-based adjuvant chemotherapy and none regarding mental health outcomes...
  22. pmc Direct and buffering effects of social support among gynecologic cancer survivors
    Kristen M Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, 159 Psychology Building, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:79-90. 2010
    ..There are few studies of QoL among long-term gynecologic cancer survivors; available data suggest significant sequelae of disease and treatment. Research clarifying circumstances that improve difficult survivorship trajectories is lacking...
  23. doi request reprint Stress generation over the course of breast cancer survivorship
    Salene M Wu
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 159 Psychology Building, 1835 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Behav Med 33:250-7. 2010
    ..Screening and treatment of depressive symptoms in cancer survivors may need to consider the generation of stressful events...
  24. pmc The pain, depression, and fatigue symptom cluster in advanced breast cancer: covariation with the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and the sympathetic nervous system
    Lisa M Thornton
    Department of Psychology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Psychol 29:333-7. 2010
    ..Neuroendocrine-immune models have been proposed to account for the frequent co-occurrence of pain, depression, and fatigue (PDF) among cancer patients...
  25. pmc Immune, endocrine, and behavioral precursors to breast cancer recurrence: a case-control analysis
    Lisa M Thornton
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 57:1471-81. 2008
    ..A period of tumor growth precedes the clinical detection of breast cancer recurrence. We explore immune, endocrine, and behavioral parameters during this period...
  26. pmc Distress reduction from a psychological intervention contributes to improved health for cancer patients
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1835 Neil Avenue, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:953-61. 2007
    ..A clinical trial tests whether a psychological intervention for cancer patients can do so, and also tests two routes to achieve better health: (a) reducing patients' Emotional Distress, and/or (b) enhancing their functional immunity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cellular immunity in breast cancer patients completing taxane treatment
    William E Carson
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:3401-9. 2004
    ..Immune responses in breast cancer patients were analyzed as a function of whether patients received taxane as part of their adjuvant chemotherapy...
  28. pmc When fit indices and residuals are incompatible
    Michael W Browne
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1222, USA
    Psychol Methods 7:403-21. 2002
    ..For this example, the fit indices indicate excellent fit. A theoretical explanation for this phenomenon is provided using relationships between unique variances and eigenvalues of the fitted correlation matrix...
  29. pmc Depressive symptoms after breast cancer surgery: relationships with global, cancer-related, and life event stress
    Deanna M Golden-Kreutz
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Psychooncology 13:211-20. 2004
    ..Assessing multiple sources of stress would improve our ability to identify women 'at risk' for depressive symptoms and provide appropriate intervention...
  30. pmc Individual trajectories in stress covary with immunity during recovery from cancer diagnosis and treatments
    Lisa M Thornton
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 159 Psychology Building, 1835 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:185-94. 2007
    ..These data highlight the importance of subjective stress, particularly stress appraisals, in the immune response to a major stressor...
  31. pmc Traumatic stress, perceived global stress, and life events: prospectively predicting quality of life in breast cancer patients
    Deanna M Golden-Kreutz
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Psychol 24:288-96. 2005
    ..E. Ware, K. K. Snow, & M. Kosinski, 2000) at the follow-ups (all ps < .03). These findings substantiate the relationship between initial stress and later QoL and underscore the need for timely psychological intervention...
  32. pmc Measuring meaning in life following cancer
    Heather S Jim
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1355-71. 2006
    ..The MiLS offers a theoretically based and psychometrically sound assessment of meaning in life suitable for use with cancer patients...
  33. pmc Impaired natural killer cell lysis in breast cancer patients with high levels of psychological stress is associated with altered expression of killer immunoglobin-like receptors
    Kimberly A Varker
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Surg Res 139:36-44. 2007
    ..The specific aim of this study was to examine KIR expression in patients with high or low levels of psychologic stress and correlate alterations in KIR expression with NK cell function...
  34. pmc The gynecologic oncology consult: symptom presentation and concurrent symptoms of depression and anxiety
    Jeffrey M Fowler
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1211-7. 2004
    ..To detail the relationship of gynecologic symptoms and sociodemographic variables to depression and anxiety reports among women who were referred to gynecologic oncologists for evaluation...
  35. pmc Breast cancer survivors' health-related quality of life : racial differences and comparisons with noncancer controls
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Population Sciences, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Cancer 113:3222-30. 2008
    ..This study not only compared HRQoL of African American and white breast cancer survivors, but also compared the HRQoL of these women to that of same-race women with no cancer history...
  36. pmc RCT of a psychological intervention for patients with cancer: I. mechanisms of change
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:927-38. 2007
    ..These data provide a comprehensive test of multiple therapeutic processes and mechanisms for biobehavioral change with an intervention including both intensive and maintenance phases...
  37. pmc Assessing stress in cancer patients: a second-order factor analysis model for the Perceived Stress Scale
    Deanna M Golden-Kreutz
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Assessment 11:216-23. 2004
    ..Hierarchical factor analyses supported a second-order factor of "perceived stress." This alternative factor model of the PSS is presented along with observations regarding the measure's use in cancer research...
  38. pmc Mismatch of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and DSM-IV symptom clusters in a cancer sample: exploratory factor analysis of the PTSD Checklist-Civilian Version
    Rebecca A Shelby
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:347-57. 2005
    ..Using these symptom items in cancer samples may lead to overdiagnosis of PTSD and inflated rates of PTSD symptoms...
  39. pmc TNF-alpha levels in cancer patients relate to social variables
    Phillip T Marucha
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 19:521-5. 2005
    ..This is the first study to link changes in patient social relations with a cancer-relevant immune variable...
  40. ncbi request reprint Meaning in life mediates the relationship between social and physical functioning and distress in cancer survivors
    Heather S Jim
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 12:363-81. 2007
    ..Impaired functioning may also lead individuals to question previously held beliefs about meaning in life. Meaning in life was hypothesized to mediate the relationship between functioning and distress...

Research Grants7

  1. PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Biobehavioral Responses to Cancer
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
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