Cindy L Carmack

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Applying exercise stage of change to a low-income underserved population
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Behavioral Science, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:99-107. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Survivors at higher risk for adverse late outcomes due to psychosocial and behavioral risk factors
    Cindy L Carmack
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2068-77. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sexual functioning in ovarian cancer patients
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, Box 243, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:881-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of life intervention for prostate cancer patients: design and baseline characteristics of the active for life after cancer trial
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science 243, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:265-85. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Feasibility of an expressive-disclosure group intervention for post-treatment colorectal cancer patients: results of the Healthy Expressions study
    Cindy L Carmack
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer 117:4993-5002. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Lung cancer patients and their spouses: psychological and relationship functioning within 1 month of treatment initiation
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX, 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:129-40. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Active for Life After Cancer: a randomized trial examining a lifestyle physical activity program for prostate cancer patients
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1439, USA
    Psychooncology 15:847-62. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A social comparison theory analysis of group composition and efficacy of cancer support group programs
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Behavioral Science Unit, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:262-73. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal associations between caregiver burden and patient and spouse distress in couples coping with lung cancer
    Kathrin Milbury
    Department of General Oncology, Unit 642, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030 4006, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:2371-9. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Moderator analyses of participants in the Active for Life after cancer trial: implications for physical activity group intervention studies
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:99-104. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Applying exercise stage of change to a low-income underserved population
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Behavioral Science, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:99-107. 2003
    ..To validate the transtheoretical model for exercise behavior and the constructs of decisional balance and self-efficacy for exercise in a low-income, poorly educated primary care sample...
  2. doi request reprint Survivors at higher risk for adverse late outcomes due to psychosocial and behavioral risk factors
    Cindy L Carmack
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2068-77. 2011
    ..Finally, future directions for research and clinical practice are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sexual functioning in ovarian cancer patients
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, Box 243, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:881-9. 2004
    ..To characterize sexual functioning of ovarian cancer patients and identify factors predicting sexual activity, functioning or satisfaction, discomfort, and habit or frequency...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of life intervention for prostate cancer patients: design and baseline characteristics of the active for life after cancer trial
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science 243, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:265-85. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the design of the randomized trial and present baseline data that will characterize the QOL of the sample. Challenges to recruitment for the trial also will be presented and discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Feasibility of an expressive-disclosure group intervention for post-treatment colorectal cancer patients: results of the Healthy Expressions study
    Cindy L Carmack
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer 117:4993-5002. 2011
    ..Thus, the authors developed and tested the efficacy of a 12-session combined written and verbal expression group program for psychologically distressed colorectal cancer (CRC) patients...
  6. doi request reprint Lung cancer patients and their spouses: psychological and relationship functioning within 1 month of treatment initiation
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX, 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:129-40. 2008
    ..Lung cancer morbidity and mortality may increase the risk for distress in couples facing this malignancy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Active for Life After Cancer: a randomized trial examining a lifestyle physical activity program for prostate cancer patients
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1439, USA
    Psychooncology 15:847-62. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint A social comparison theory analysis of group composition and efficacy of cancer support group programs
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Behavioral Science Unit, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:262-73. 2007
    ..We also discuss ethical issues with enrolling nondistressed patients whose presence may help others, but whose likelihood of personal benefit is questionable...
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal associations between caregiver burden and patient and spouse distress in couples coping with lung cancer
    Kathrin Milbury
    Department of General Oncology, Unit 642, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030 4006, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:2371-9. 2013
    ..Thus, this 6-month longitudinal study examined the associations between caregiving burden and distress in both lung cancer patients and their spouses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Moderator analyses of participants in the Active for Life after cancer trial: implications for physical activity group intervention studies
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:99-104. 2007
    ..Prostate cancer patients on hormonal therapy experience significant treatment-related physical and psychological sequelae...
  11. doi request reprint Grief in healthcare chaplains: an investigation of the presence of disenfranchised grief
    Steven Spidell
    Presbyterian Outreach to Patients, Pearland, Texas 77581, USA
    J Health Care Chaplain 17:75-86. 2011
    ..The results suggest that grief, and disenfranchised grief in particular, may be an important concern to address in healthcare chaplaincy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mode effects in the center for epidemiologic studies depression (CES-D) scale: personal digital assistant vs. paper and pencil administration
    Richard J Swartz
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, TX, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:803-13. 2007
    ..These results underscore the importance of evaluating the cross-mode equivalence of psychosocial instruments before administering them in non-established modes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mood states associated with transitory physical symptoms among breast and ovarian cancer survivors
    Hoda Badr
    Department of Behavioral Science, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Behav Med 29:461-75. 2006
    ..Although correlational, our findings are consistent with previous studies suggesting that variations in both pleasant and aroused mood covary with changes in real-time physical symptom reports...
  14. doi request reprint The role of blame in the psychosocial adjustment of couples coping with lung cancer
    Kathrin Milbury
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:331-40. 2012
    ..Lung cancer patients and their spouses may engage in blame attributions regarding the cancer cause, which may adversely affect their psychological adjustment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Spousal intimacy after cancer
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    U T M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:S217-8. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Stage of change movement across three health behaviors: the role of self-efficacy
    Erin L O'Hea
    La Salle University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:94-102. 2004
    ..In this study, we examined the influence of self-efficacy in predicting stage of change (SOC) movement, without intervention, over a 1-month period for smoking cessation, exercise adoption, and dietary fat reduction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changing multiple health behaviors: smoking and exercise
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Baton Rouge, 70808, USA
    Prev Med 36:471-8. 2003
    ..In this study, we seek to replicate the study of King et al. (1996) in a low-income sample, the majority of whom are women, with at least one chronic illness who are attending primary care clinics...

Research Grants3

  1. Spousal Relationships and Adjustment in Lung Cancer
    CINDY CARMACK; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Expressive Disclosure Program for Colorectal CA Patients
    CINDY CARMACK; Fiscal Year: 2006
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