Thomas Blank

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint After prostate cancer: predictors of well-being among long-term prostate cancer survivors
    Thomas O Blank
    Human Development and Family Studies, School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2058, USA
    Cancer 106:2128-35. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding treatment decision making: contexts, commonalities, complexities, and challenges
    Thomas Blank
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:211-7. 2006
  3. pmc Cancer from both sides now: combining personal and research perspectives on survivorship
    Thomas O Blank
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Unit 2058, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S425-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A gerontologic perspective on cancer and aging
    Thomas O Blank
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Cancer 112:2569-76. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Post-traumatic growth: finding positive meaning in cancer survivorship moderates the impact of intrusive thoughts on adjustment in younger adults
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1139-47. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Positive and negative health behavior changes in cancer survivors: a stress and coping perspective
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:1198-206. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Meaning making and psychological adjustment following cancer: the mediating roles of growth, life meaning, and restored just-world beliefs
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:863-75. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing spiritual well-being: existential well-being and HRQOL in cancer survivors
    Donald Edmondson
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychooncology 17:161-9. 2008
  9. pmc Self-identity after cancer: "survivor", "victim", "patient", and "person with cancer"
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S430-5. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Religiousness/spirituality and health behaviors in younger adult cancer survivors: does faith promote a healthier lifestyle?
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Behav Med 32:582-91. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint After prostate cancer: predictors of well-being among long-term prostate cancer survivors
    Thomas O Blank
    Human Development and Family Studies, School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2058, USA
    Cancer 106:2128-35. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how hope, optimism, use of coping strategies, and primary treatment predict well-being, positive and negative affect, impact, depression, and adaptive changes among PCa survivors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding treatment decision making: contexts, commonalities, complexities, and challenges
    Thomas Blank
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:211-7. 2006
    ..Although clinical decisions used to follow one standard, many guidelines now outline several options and include explicit recognition of the need to incorporate patients' preferences to determine the most appropriate treatment...
  3. pmc Cancer from both sides now: combining personal and research perspectives on survivorship
    Thomas O Blank
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Unit 2058, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S425-8. 2009
    ..General internists are in a unique position to play a central role in enabling cancer survivors to integrate the cancer experience into their lives and their overall health and well-being...
  4. doi request reprint A gerontologic perspective on cancer and aging
    Thomas O Blank
    Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Cancer 112:2569-76. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint Post-traumatic growth: finding positive meaning in cancer survivorship moderates the impact of intrusive thoughts on adjustment in younger adults
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1139-47. 2010
    ..We examined whether post-traumatic growth would moderate the impact of intrusive thoughts on a range of dimensions of well-being in a sample of younger adult survivors of various types of cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Positive and negative health behavior changes in cancer survivors: a stress and coping perspective
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:1198-206. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Meaning making and psychological adjustment following cancer: the mediating roles of growth, life meaning, and restored just-world beliefs
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:863-75. 2008
    ..The authors conclude with clinical implications and suggestions for future research...
  8. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing spiritual well-being: existential well-being and HRQOL in cancer survivors
    Donald Edmondson
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychooncology 17:161-9. 2008
    ..Religious well-being was not predictive of HRQOL...
  9. pmc Self-identity after cancer: "survivor", "victim", "patient", and "person with cancer"
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S430-5. 2009
    ..Living through cancer often involves developing new identities which may strongly influence well-being and relationships with care providers, yet little is currently known about these post-cancer identities...
  10. doi request reprint Religiousness/spirituality and health behaviors in younger adult cancer survivors: does faith promote a healthier lifestyle?
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Behav Med 32:582-91. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that aspects of R/S may play important and different roles in the lifestyle choices of cancer survivors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predicting posttraumatic growth in breast cancer survivors
    Keith M Bellizzi
    School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
    Health Psychol 25:47-56. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that a more comprehensive model of growth will be helpful in understanding the various factors that play a role in breast cancer survivors' perception of psychological and psychosocial growth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gay men and prostate cancer: invisible diversity
    Thomas O Blank
    School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2593-6. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Social comparison processes in autobiographies of adult cancer survivors
    Keith M Bellizzi
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:777-86. 2006
    ..Overall, cancer survivors used more parallel comparisons than directional comparisons, followed by upward comparisons. Each type of comparison was associated with different kinds of positive and negative consequences...
  14. doi request reprint Cancer-related identity and positive affect in survivors of prostate cancer
    Keith M Bellizzi
    The Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 404, MSC 8336, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:44-8. 2007
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