A Baum

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stress and genetic testing for disease risk
    A Baum
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Health Psychol 16:8-19. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Successful behavioral interventions to prevent cancer: the example of skin cancer
    A Baum
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:319-33. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: mapping biobehavioral contributions to health and illness
    A Baum
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 50:137-63. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and chronic stress. Does stress account for SES effects on health?
    A Baum
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:131-44. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary catecholamines and cortisol in recent-onset posttraumatic stress disorder after motor vehicle accidents
    L W Hawk
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:423-34. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Cues, frequency, and the disturbing nature of intrusive thoughts: patterns seen in rescue workers after the crash of Flight 427
    T Y Schooler
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, PA 15213, USA
    J Trauma Stress 12:571-85. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in posttraumatic stress disorder after motor vehicle accidents
    C S Fullerton
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1486-91. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma
    J Steel
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Med Hypotheses 62:86-94. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint End-of-life caregiving: what helps family caregivers cope?
    Ellen M Redinbaugh
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:901-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients diagnosed with primary hepatocellular carcinoma: hepatic arterial infusion of Cisplatin versus 90-Yttrium microspheres (Therasphere)
    Jennifer Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Starzl Transplantation Institute Liver Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychooncology 13:73-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Stress and genetic testing for disease risk
    A Baum
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Health Psychol 16:8-19. 1997
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Successful behavioral interventions to prevent cancer: the example of skin cancer
    A Baum
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:319-33. 1998
    ..The elements of behavior change programs that contribute to successful intervention as well as barriers to successful behavior change and future directions for this effort are considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: mapping biobehavioral contributions to health and illness
    A Baum
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 50:137-63. 1999
    ..Evidence that biobehavioral factors are linked to health in integrated, complex ways continues to mount, and knowledge of these influences has implications for medical outcomes and health care practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and chronic stress. Does stress account for SES effects on health?
    A Baum
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:131-44. 1999
    ..Research targeting this hypothesis is needed to determine the extent to which stress is a pathway linking SES and health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary catecholamines and cortisol in recent-onset posttraumatic stress disorder after motor vehicle accidents
    L W Hawk
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:423-34. 2000
    ..This study examined relationships among stress hormone levels, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis and symptoms, and gender shortly after a common civilian trauma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cues, frequency, and the disturbing nature of intrusive thoughts: patterns seen in rescue workers after the crash of Flight 427
    T Y Schooler
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, PA 15213, USA
    J Trauma Stress 12:571-85. 1999
    ..The presence or absence of cues and their role in the maintenance of distress also is discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in posttraumatic stress disorder after motor vehicle accidents
    C S Fullerton
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1486-91. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma
    J Steel
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Med Hypotheses 62:86-94. 2004
    ..g., behavioral) until a vaccine and/or pharmacological treatments are developed, feasible, and affordable...
  9. ncbi request reprint End-of-life caregiving: what helps family caregivers cope?
    Ellen M Redinbaugh
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:901-9. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients diagnosed with primary hepatocellular carcinoma: hepatic arterial infusion of Cisplatin versus 90-Yttrium microspheres (Therasphere)
    Jennifer Steel
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Starzl Transplantation Institute Liver Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychooncology 13:73-9. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Guiding research in family care: a new approach to oncology caregiving
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:986-96. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe how a mind-body (biobehavioral) model can be adapted to study family caregivers of persons with a brain tumor...
  12. pmc A urinary marker of oxidative stress covaries positively with hostility among midlife community volunteers
    Judith E Carroll
    MS, Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Old Engineering Hall, Suite 600, 3943 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
    Psychosom Med 72:273-80. 2010
    ..One possibility is that hostility is associated with oxidative stress. Here, we explore relationships between hostility and a measure of systemic oxidative stress among a mid-life sample...
  13. ncbi request reprint 2002 Robert Ader New Investigator award. Relationship of cardiovascular reactivity, stressful life events, and multiple sclerosis disease activity
    Kurt D Ackerman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:141-51. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that stress is a potential trigger of MS disease activity and suggest that autonomic tone and stress reactivity may play a role in the development of stress-related exacerbations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stability of individual differences in cellular immune responses to two different laboratory tasks
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:865-8. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Time course of natural killer cell activity and lymphocyte proliferation in response to two acute stressors in healthy men
    D L Delahanty
    Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3412, USA
    Health Psychol 15:48-55. 1996
    ..Inspection of the data suggested that this interaction was due to a reduction in proliferation in both stressor groups during the task period...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic stress among victims of motor vehicle accidents
    A L Dougall
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:402-11. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Psychosocial variables such as wishful thinking coping can be used to identify MVA victims who are at risk of developing chronic posttraumatic stress and warrant further investigation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Induction of DNA damage, alteration of DNA repair and transcriptional activation by stress hormones
    Melanie S Flint
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5117 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:470-9. 2007
    ..Taken together, these data show that stress hormones can increase DNA damage and transformation and alter transcriptional regulation of the cell cycle...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the accuracy of family caregiver estimates of patient pain
    Ellen M Redinbaugh
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 3600 Forbes Ave, Suite 405, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:31-8. 2002
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that health care providers need to take into consideration family members' interpretation of patient pain when providing pain management education services...
  19. ncbi request reprint Media exposure to bioterrorism: stress and the anthrax attacks
    Angela Liegey Dougall
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry 68:28-42. 2005
    ..Determining the nature and consequences of media exposure to threatening and frightening events like terrorism will help predict and manage response to future bioterrorism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stress and weight gain in parents of cancer patients
    A W Smith
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:244-50. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects of chronic stress on weight changes and related behavioral changes in parents with a child who had just been diagnosed with cancer compared to parents with healthy children...
  21. doi request reprint Coping with genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility
    Angela Liegey Dougall
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:98-105. 2009
    ..To examine how women cope with genetic testing for heightened susceptibility to breast cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events precede exacerbations of multiple sclerosis
    Kurt D Ackerman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:916-20. 2002
    ..We longitudinally monitored life events and health changes in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to determine whether stressful events may trigger exacerbation of MS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is associated with stress hormones
    Sheldon Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:414-20. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Stress and quality of life in African American cancer survivors
    John P Garofalo
    Washington State University Vancouver, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:732-8. 2006
    ..A comprehensive knowledge of QOL among these survivors will guide future research and facilitate the development of interventions to improve QOL, possibly reducing observed health disparities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increased cortisol in women with intimate partner violence-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sabra S Inslicht
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh Sennott Square, 3rd Floor, 210 S Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:825-38. 2006
    ..Alterations of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function and sympathetic-adrenal activity have been proposed as key factors in biological models of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Life Engagement Test: assessing purpose in life
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Behav Med 29:291-8. 2006
    ..Discussion centers on the use of the Life Engagement Test in behavioral medicine and health psychology research and recent associations that have begun to emerge between the scale and health-relevant outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physiologic markers of chronic stress in premenopausal, middle-aged women
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:502-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify physiological markers of chronic stress in middle-aged women that can be assessed simply and are thus feasible for introduction into large-scale, epidemiologic studies of aging...
  28. 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...