M H Antoni

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stress management and immune system reconstitution in symptomatic HIV-infected gay men over time: effects on transitional naive T cells (CD4(+)CD45RA(+)CD29(+))
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:143-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Coping and psychological distress among symptomatic HIV+ men who have sex with men
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:203-13. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management buffers decreases in dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) and increases in the cortisol/DHEA-S ratio and reduces mood disturbance and perceived stress among HIV-seropositive men
    D G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 24:537-49. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention effects on anxiety, 24-hr urinary norepinephrine output, and T-cytotoxic/suppressor cells over time among symptomatic HIV-infected gay men
    M H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:31-45. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Coping self-efficacy buffers psychological and physiological disturbances in HIV-infected men following a natural disaster
    C C Benight
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Health Psychol 16:248-55. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention decreases the prevalence of depression and enhances benefit finding among women under treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    M H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Health Psychol 20:20-32. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness to threats and incentives, expectancy of recurrence, and distress and disengagement: moderator effects in women with early stage breast cancer
    C S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables 33124 2070, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:965-75. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of guided imagery and music (GIM) therapy on mood and cortisol in healthy adults
    C H McKinney
    Department of Music Education Music Therapy, University of Miami, USA
    Health Psychol 16:390-400. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: psychosocial and biobehavioral aspects of chronic disease management
    N Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:555-80. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of social support, distress, and life disruption among low-income Hispanic women under treatment for early stage breast cancer
    S M Alferi
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-2070, USA
    Health Psychol 20:41-6. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Stress management and immune system reconstitution in symptomatic HIV-infected gay men over time: effects on transitional naive T cells (CD4(+)CD45RA(+)CD29(+))
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:143-5. 2002
    ..Changes in immunologic status were evaluated in 25 HIV-infected men randomly assigned to a 10-week stress management intervention or a wait-list control condition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Coping and psychological distress among symptomatic HIV+ men who have sex with men
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:203-13. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management buffers decreases in dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) and increases in the cortisol/DHEA-S ratio and reduces mood disturbance and perceived stress among HIV-seropositive men
    D G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 24:537-49. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention effects on anxiety, 24-hr urinary norepinephrine output, and T-cytotoxic/suppressor cells over time among symptomatic HIV-infected gay men
    M H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:31-45. 2000
    ..Moreover, greater decreases in NE output and a greater frequency of relaxation home practice during the 10-week CBSM intervention period predicted higher CD3+CD8+ cell counts at follow-up...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coping self-efficacy buffers psychological and physiological disturbances in HIV-infected men following a natural disaster
    C C Benight
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Health Psychol 16:248-55. 1997
    ..Results are discussed in relation to the coping process for HIV-infected individuals specifically and chronically ill populations in general who face severe environmental stressors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention decreases the prevalence of depression and enhances benefit finding among women under treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    M H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Health Psychol 20:20-32. 2001
    ..Discussion centers on the importance of examining positive responses to traumatic events--growth, appreciation of life, shift in priorities, and positive affect-as well as negative responses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness to threats and incentives, expectancy of recurrence, and distress and disengagement: moderator effects in women with early stage breast cancer
    C S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables 33124 2070, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:965-75. 2000
    ..In contrast, high BAS sensitivity (fun seeking) interacted with recurrence expectancy to predict elevated distress. Discussion centers on theoretical implications and possible applications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of guided imagery and music (GIM) therapy on mood and cortisol in healthy adults
    C H McKinney
    Department of Music Education Music Therapy, University of Miami, USA
    Health Psychol 16:390-400. 1997
    ..A short series of GIM sessions may positively affect mood and reduce cortisol levels in healthy adults. Such changes in hormonal regulation may have health implications for chronically stressed people...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: psychosocial and biobehavioral aspects of chronic disease management
    N Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:555-80. 2001
    ..g. adherence training) to medical treatments. Only large-scale clinical trials, however, can determine the extent to which these psychosocial interventions may impact morbidity and mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of social support, distress, and life disruption among low-income Hispanic women under treatment for early stage breast cancer
    S M Alferi
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-2070, USA
    Health Psychol 20:41-6. 2001
    ..In contrast to the adverse effects of distress (and independent of them), illness-related disruption of recreational and social activities at 6 months elicited greater support at 12 months...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting the use of complementary therapies in a multi-ethnic sample of early-stage breast cancer patients
    S M Alferi
    Department of Psychology and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-2070, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 56:120-3, 126. 2001
    ..Use of complementary therapies also varies across racial and ethnic groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint A measurement model of medication adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy and its relation to viral load in HIV-positive adults
    Maria M Llabre
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:701-11. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Curvilinear associations between benefit finding and psychosocial adjustment to breast cancer
    Suzanne C Lechner
    Biobehavioral Oncology and Cancer Control Program, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:828-40. 2006
    ..Discussion highlights the need to examine nonlinear as well as linear relationships...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduction of cancer-specific thought intrusions and anxiety symptoms with a stress management intervention among women undergoing treatment for breast cancer
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, 5665 Ponce DeLeon Blvd, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1791-7. 2006
    ..Symptoms such as intrusive thoughts may be ameliorated during this period with a structured, group-based cognitive behavior intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint A path model of the effects of spirituality on depressive symptoms and 24-h urinary-free cortisol in HIV-positive persons
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Psychosom Res 61:51-8. 2006
    ..The present investigation examined the associations among spirituality, positive reappraisal coping, and benefit finding as they relate to depressive symptoms and 24-h urinary-free-cortisol output...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impaired natural immunity, cognitive dysfunction, and physical symptoms in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: preliminary evidence for a subgroup?
    Scott D Siegel
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, FL, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:559-66. 2006
    ..This study was designed to examine natural killer cell activity (NKCA) as a potential subgroup marker by comparing the clinical presentations of CFS patients with and without clinically reduced NKCA...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and determinants of quality of life after prostate cancer treatment
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 67:1022-7. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Anger suppression mediates the relationship between optimism and natural killer cell cytotoxicity in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:423-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluated relations among optimism, depression, anger suppression and natural killer cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) in 61 men treated for localized prostate cancer (PC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006
    ..Stress management interventions for HIV-positive persons have been designed to enhance coping skills and encourage health-promoting behaviors with the hope of decreasing distress and slowing disease progression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and sociodemographic correlates of benefit-finding in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    David P Kinsinger
    Department of Psychology, The University of Miami, FL 33124 USA
    Psychooncology 15:954-61. 2006
    ..Prior work in other cancers has identified positive consequences (e.g. personal growth) following diagnosis and treatment, a phenomenon that has been referred to as benefit-finding (BF) and positively related to quality of life...
  21. pmc The influence of bio-behavioural factors on tumour biology: pathways and mechanisms
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, Sylvestor Cancer Center, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 6:240-8. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral stress management on human immunodeficiency virus viral load in gay men treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:143-51. 2006
    ..We tested whether a cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention in combination with antiretroviral medication adherence training (MAT) from a clinical pharmacist influences HIV viral load more than MAT alone...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among long-term survivors of breast cancer: Different types of antecedents predict different classes of outcomes
    Charles S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychooncology 15:749-58. 2006
    ..Financial outcomes, in contrast, were predicted by medical variables, which otherwise predicted little about long-term QOL. This divergence among aspects of QOL should receive closer attention in future work...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on mood, social support, and a marker of antiviral immunity are maintained up to 1 year in HIV-infected gay men
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Int J Behav Med 12:218-26. 2005
    ..Data indicate that HIV-infected men participating in a CBSM intervention maintain better psychosocial status and immunologic control of latent EBV infection up to 1 year after its conclusion...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural stress management with HIV-positive homosexual men: mechanisms of sustained reductions in depressive symptoms
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 249229, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Chronic Illn 1:207-15. 2005
    ..Participants were recruited largely during the era prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART; 1992-1997)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, intrusive thoughts, sleep quality and sexual quality of life in women co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus and human papillomavirus
    Rachel C Rose
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Chronic Illn 1:281-7. 2005
    ..Despite advances made in understanding factors that predict sexual functioning and QOL in men with HIV, relatively little is understood about the role of behavioural and emotional factors in women...
  27. pmc Effects of psychological interventions on neuroendocrine hormone regulation and immune status in HIV-positive persons: a review of randomized controlled trials
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0848, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:575-84. 2008
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Comparing unidimensional and multidimensional models of benefit finding in breast and prostate cancer
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 24 8185, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:771-81. 2008
    ..Although theory suggests that there may be several domains to benefit finding, measurement instruments such as the Benefit Finding Scale (BFS) are typically considered to be unidimensional...
  29. pmc Promoting recovery of sexual functioning after radical prostatectomy with group-based stress management: the role of interpersonal sensitivity
    Ivan R Molton
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 64:527-36. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of interpersonal sensitivity on several treatment indicators, including response to a group-based psychosocial intervention...
  30. doi request reprint Negative affect and barriers to exercise among early stage breast cancer patients
    Frank M Perna
    Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, USA
    Health Psychol 27:275-9. 2008
    ..To assess the relative frequency of and barriers to exercise among women with breast cancer while controlling for cancer-relevant and demographic factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management intervention improves quality of life in Spanish monolingual hispanic men treated for localized prostate cancer: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:164-72. 2007
    ..The efficacy of a group-based psychosocial intervention with ethnic minority health populations may depend on consideration for cultural factors that can interact with group processes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal sensitivity, partner support, patient-physician communication, and sexual functioning in men recovering from prostate carcinoma
    Scott D Siegel
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, FL 33134, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:303-9. 2007
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that certain IIP-assessed interpersonal styles may complicate the recovery of sexual functioning after surgical treatment for PC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Utility of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) to predict adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) medication regimens among HIV-positive men and women
    Dean G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:277-90. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatic medicine: the scientific foundation of the biopsychosocial model
    Dennis H Novack
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Office of Educational Affairs, 2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19072, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 31:388-401. 2007
    ..This article presents major concepts and research findings from the field of psychosomatic medicine that the authors believe should be taught to all medical students...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical symptoms, beliefs about medications, negative mood, and long-term HIV medication adherence
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:46-55. 2007
    ..Near-perfect levels of HIV medication adherence are necessary for treatment to be successful. However, many patients continue to report nonadherence to HIV treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Virally mediated cervical cancer in the iatrogenically immunocompromised: applications for psychoneuroimmunology
    Sally E Jensen
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:758-66. 2007
    ..Female transplant recipients, one such group, may provide a unique paradigm in which to explore further PNI mechanisms of HPV-mediated cervical neoplasia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral interventions for chronic medical conditions
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Florida, Coral Gables 33124 2814, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:152-7. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial responses to treatment for breast cancer among lesbian and heterosexual women
    Patricia L Arena
    University of Miami, USA
    Women Health 44:81-102. 2006
    ..Better understanding of the similarities and differences between groups will help address the relevant clinical issues appropriately, in order to optimize psychosocial adjustment to breast cancer. ...
  39. ncbi request reprint How stress management improves quality of life after treatment for breast cancer
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33146, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1143-52. 2006
    ..Thus, this intervention had beneficial effects on diverse aspects of quality of life after treatment for breast cancer, which appear linked to a specific stress management skill taught in the intervention...
  40. ncbi request reprint Optimistic personality and psychosocial well-being during treatment predict psychosocial well-being among long-term survivors of breast cancer
    Charles S Carver
    Department of PsychologyUniversity of Miami, Miami, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Health Psychol 24:508-16. 2005
    ..In contrast, initial medical variables played virtually no predictive role. There is substantial continuity of subjective well-being across many years among survivors of breast cancer, rooted partly in personality and social connection...
  41. ncbi request reprint A stress and coping model of medication adherence and viral load in HIV-positive men and women on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 24:385-92. 2005
    ..This model advances researchers' understanding of the contribution of psychosocial variables in predicting treatment adherence and disease progression in HIV-positive men and women...
  42. ncbi request reprint The importance of cognitive self-report in early HIV-1 infection: validation of a cognitive functional status subscale
    Harold M A Knippels
    Helen Dowling Institute for Biopsychosocial Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    AIDS 16:259-67. 2002
    ..Its cognitive functional status subscale measures functional status owing to neuropsychological (NP) impairment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Life stress and cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions in women with human papillomavirus and human immunodeficiency virus
    Deidre Byrnes Pereira
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:427-34. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of a supportive-expressive group intervention on long-term psychosocial adjustment in HIV-infected gay men
    Jeffrey J Weiss
    Helen Dowling Institute for Biopsychosocial Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychother Psychosom 72:132-40. 2003
    ..This study compared the effects of a supportive-expressive group intervention (GI) with an educational control condition (EC) on long-term psychosocial adjustment in gay men with HIV infection...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dispositional pessimism predicts illness-related disruption of social and recreational activities among breast cancer patients
    Charles S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:813-21. 2003
    ..These associations appeared partially mediated by distress. The authors conclude that pessimism places patients at risk for adverse outcomes in several respects rather than solely with regard to emotional distress...
  46. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress management skill mediates the relationship between optimism and positive mood following radical prostatectomy
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 22:220-2. 2003
    ..Results suggest that the relationship between optimism and positive mood may be mediated by belief in being able to use stress management techniques effectively...
  47. ncbi request reprint Stress management and psychoneuroimmunology in HIV infection
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:40-51. 2003
    ..This article will review the major psychoneuroimmunologic findings that have emerged using this paradigm and suggest future research directions and clinical applications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Psychoneuroendocrinology and psychoneuroimmunology of cancer: Plausible mechanisms worth pursuing?
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:S84-91. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral interventions improve quality of life in women with AIDS
    Suzanne C Lechner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:253-61. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine treatment effects on total QOL and 11 QOL domains from baseline to post-intervention follow-up...
  50. ncbi request reprint Stress as a predictor of symptomatic genital herpes virus recurrence in women with human immunodeficiency virus
    Deidre Byrnes Pereira
    University of Miami, Department of Psychology, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:237-44. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether stress was associated with symptomatic genital herpes recurrences in women seropositive for HIV and HSV-2...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance mediates the association between psychological distress and immune status among HIV-positive men and women on combination antiretroviral therapy
    Dean G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia 19104 6196, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:185-9. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationship between psychological distress, subjective sleep disturbance and immune status among HIV-positive men and women...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on injury and illness among competitive athletes: a randomized clinical trial
    Frank M Perna
    Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:66-73. 2003
    ..The data suggest that a time-limited CBSM intervention designed specifically for an athlete population may be an effective prophylactic treatment to reduce the incidence of injury and illness among competitive collegiate athletes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Coping and distress among women under treatment for early stage breast cancer: comparing African Americans, Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites
    Jenifer L Culver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychooncology 11:495-504. 2002
    ..The data also provided evidence of a maladaptive spiral of distress and avoidant coping over time. Although some ethnic differences were identified, findings also point to a great many similarities across groups...
  54. ncbi request reprint The HPA axis in HIV-1 infection
    Mahendra Kumar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:S89-93. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Do sociodemographic and disease-related variables influence benefit-finding in cancer patients?
    Suzanne C Lechner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychooncology 12:491-9. 2003
    ..e. currently in treatment, completed treatment, no treatment) were not related to BF. Findings suggest that stage of disease is an important factor to consider when investigating positive perceptions of disease in individuals with cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress is associated with decreased memory helper T-cell and B-cell counts in pre-AIDS HIV seropositive men and women but only in those with low viral load
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:627-35. 2003
    ..This study examined whether HIV viral burden moderated the relationship between psychological distress and enumerative and functional immune measures in pre-AIDS HIV spectrum disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 infection and its impact on the HPA axis, cytokines, and cognition
    Mahendra Kumar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami, School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Stress 6:167-72. 2003
    ..These outcomes may result in the need to develop facilities for long term "care-giving"...
  58. ncbi request reprint Increases in a marker of immune system reconstitution are predated by decreases in 24-h urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during a 10-week stress management intervention in symptomatic HIV-infected men
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:3-13. 2005
    ..Here, we tested whether reductions in urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during the 10-week CBSM intervention period mediated its effects on this immune system reconstitution marker at follow-up...
  59. pmc Decreased depression up to one year following CBSM+ intervention in depressed women with AIDS: the smart/EST women's project
    Arthur Laperriere
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine, Dominion Tower Suite 404 D 21, 1400N W 10th Ave, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:223-31. 2005
    ..The CBSM+ Group intervention significantly decreased depression scores on the BDI for women following the intervention and maintained the decreased level at one-year follow-up...
  60. ncbi request reprint Inhibited interpersonal coping style predicts poorer adherence to scheduled clinic visits in human immunodeficiency virus infected women at risk for cervical cancer
    Deidre Byrnes Pereira
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:195-202. 2004
    ..However, no research has evaluated the psychosocial factors associated with health care practices among HIV+ women at risk for cervical cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Finding benefit in breast cancer during the year after diagnosis predicts better adjustment 5 to 8 years after diagnosis
    Charles S Carver
    University of Miami, Department of Psychology, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Health Psychol 23:595-8. 2004
    ..Four to 7 years later, 96 of them again completed measures of well-being. Controlling for initial distress and depression, initial benefit finding in this sample predicted lower distress and depression at follow-up...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intimacy and sexual behavior among HIV-positive men-who-have-sex-with-men in primary relationships
    Peter S Theodore
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:321-31. 2004
    ..Implications for educational and clinical interventions are discussed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Social support, positive states of mind, and HIV treatment adherence in men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 23:413-8. 2004
    ..PSOM partially mediated the relationship between social support and adherence. PSOM may be an important mechanism through which social support is related to better medication adherence in this population...
  64. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress mediates the effects of coping on the quality of life of HIV-positive women on highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:175-83. 2004
    ..These relationships were both mediated by perceived stress. Results suggest that utilization of certain coping strategies may lessen or heighten perceptions of life stressfulness, thereby influencing QoL in this understudied population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management increases benefit finding and immune function among women with early-stage breast cancer
    Bonnie A McGregor
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:1-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the effect of a cognitive-behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention on emotional well-being and immune function among women in the months following surgery for early-stage breast cancer...
  66. ncbi request reprint Sexual functioning and quality of life after prostate cancer treatment: considering sexual desire
    Jason R Dahn
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Urology 63:273-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the relationship between sexual desire and quality of life (QOL) is moderated by sexual functioning in 91 men who had received treatment for localized prostate cancer within the past 18 months...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management improves stress-management skills and quality of life in men recovering from treatment of prostate carcinoma
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Cancer 100:192-200. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Stress management effects on psychological, endocrinological, and immune functioning in men with HIV infection: empirical support for a psychoneuroimmunological model
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Stress 6:173-88. 2003
    ..Thus a multi-modal CBSM intervention is associated with alterations in mood, neuroendocrine functioning and immunologic status that may have health implications for HIV infection...
  69. ncbi request reprint Perceived partner reactions to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer: impact on psychosocial and psychosexual adjustment
    Sarah R Wimberly
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:300-11. 2005
    ..The pattern suggests that women's impressions of their partners' emotional involvement after surgery for breast cancer forecast their adjustment in sexual, marital, and emotional arenas over the following year...
  70. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sexual functioning after radiotherapy for prostate cancer: beneficial effects for patients undergoing external beam radiotherapy
    Jason R Dahn
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 65:953-8. 2005
    ..Physical activity preserves the sexual functioning capacity of older men. However, little information exists regarding the association of physical activity with sexual functioning after treatment for localized prostate cancer...