Dedra Buchwald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Barriers to cancer clinical trial participation among American Indian and Alaska Native tribal college students
    Debra Sprague
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Partnerships for Native Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rural Health 29:55-60. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The Chronic Fatigue Twin Registry: method of construction, composition, and zygosity assignment
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Twin Res 2:203-11. 1999
  3. pmc Attitudes of urban American Indians and Alaska Natives regarding participation in research
    Dedra Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:648-51. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Markers of viral infection in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    David M Koelle
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:518-25. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and pain in two American Indian tribes
    Dedra Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Pain Med 6:72-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A twin study of chronic fatigue
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:936-43. 2001
  7. pmc Preventive care of older urban American Indians and Alaska natives in primary care
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:257-61. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination among Native American elders in a primary care practice
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1443-8. 2000
  9. pmc Weaving the native web: using social network analysis to demonstrate the value of a minority career development program
    Dedra Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acad Med 86:778-86. 2011
  10. pmc Is the association between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and poor health due to a common familial or genetic factor?
    Peter P Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:408-13. 2006

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. pmc Barriers to cancer clinical trial participation among American Indian and Alaska Native tribal college students
    Debra Sprague
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Partnerships for Native Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rural Health 29:55-60. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The Chronic Fatigue Twin Registry: method of construction, composition, and zygosity assignment
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Twin Res 2:203-11. 1999
    ..Despite the limitations of a volunteer registry, the Chronic Fatigue Twin Registry promises to be an important resource for research on CFS and chronic fatigue...
  3. pmc Attitudes of urban American Indians and Alaska Natives regarding participation in research
    Dedra Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:648-51. 2006
    ..To determine what factors influence participation in health research among American Indians and Alaska Natives...
  4. ncbi request reprint Markers of viral infection in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    David M Koelle
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:518-25. 2002
    ..For all assays, results did not differ between the group of twins with CFS and the healthy twins...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and pain in two American Indian tribes
    Dedra Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Pain Med 6:72-9. 2005
    ..To estimate the association of lifetime post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and pain in American Indians, and determine if tribe, sex, cultural and psychosocial factors, or major depression influence the magnitude of this association...
  6. ncbi request reprint A twin study of chronic fatigue
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:936-43. 2001
    ..The etiology of chronic fatigue syndrome is unknown, but genetic influences may be important in its expression. Our objective was to assess the role of genetic and environmental factors in unexplained chronic fatigue...
  7. pmc Preventive care of older urban American Indians and Alaska natives in primary care
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:257-61. 2001
    ..Nonadherence infrequently resulted from patients' failure to comply with recommendations. We conclude that use of most preventive services among elderly urban AI/ANs is suboptimal and should be improved...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination among Native American elders in a primary care practice
    D Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1443-8. 2000
    ..This population, especially its elders, is especially susceptible to respiratory diseases; yet, adherence to guidelines for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations is unknown...
  9. pmc Weaving the native web: using social network analysis to demonstrate the value of a minority career development program
    Dedra Buchwald
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acad Med 86:778-86. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Is the association between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and poor health due to a common familial or genetic factor?
    Peter P Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:408-13. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify genetic, familial and environmental contributions to the association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and poor health...
  11. pmc Smokeless tobacco use and its relation to panic disorder, major depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder in American Indians
    Craig N Sawchuk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1048-56. 2012
    ..We asked if panic disorder, major depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are related to lifetime ST use in 2 American Indian tribes...
  12. doi request reprint Coping, self-efficacy and psychiatric history in patients with both chronic widespread pain and chronic fatigue
    Wayne R Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:347-52. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship of coping style and self-efficacy to functional impairment in a group of patients with both chronic widespread pain (CWP) and chronic fatigue, as well as the possible mediating role of psychiatric diagnosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pain, psychological variables, sleep quality, and natural killer cell activity in midlife women with and without fibromyalgia
    Carol A Landis
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 18:304-13. 2004
    ..479, p <.03) on NKA. In conclusion, we found little evidence to support the hypothesis that pain, mood, and sleep symptoms are associated with changes in the enumeration of peripheral lymphocytes or function in FM...
  14. ncbi request reprint Education is associated with physical activity among American Indian elders
    Craig N Sawchuk
    University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359911, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 15:1-17. 2008
    ..Additional research is needed to understand modifiable personal, social, and environmental physical activity barriers in these populations...
  15. pmc Feeling bad in more ways than one: comorbidity patterns of medically unexplained and psychiatric conditions
    Ellen A Schur
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:818-21. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint University of Washington Twin Registry: poised for the next generation of twin research
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:455-62. 2013
    ..These include 'omics', epigenetics, gene-by-environment interactions, and other novel methods to understand human health...
  17. doi request reprint The relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and lung disorders in Northern Plains and Southwest American Indians
    Debra Sprague
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ethn Health 15:569-79. 2010
    ..This study compared the association of lifetime post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and lifetime major depression with lung disorders in two American Indian (AI) tribal communities...
  18. pmc Conditions comorbid with chronic fatigue in a population-based sample
    Elizabeth J Dansie
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:44-50. 2012
    ..Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been found to be comorbid with various medical conditions in clinical samples, but little research has investigated CFS comorbidity in population-based samples...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on insomnia, daytime sleepiness, and obesity in twins
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurlogy, University of Washington Sleep Disorders Center at Harborview, Box 359803, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Sleep 29:645-9. 2006
    ..To better understand the relationships of insomnia, sleepiness, and obesity...
  20. pmc Twin analyses of fatigue
    Ellen Schur
    1 Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:729-33. 2007
    ..About half the variance for both prolonged and chronic fatigue in males was due to genetic effects, and half due to individual-specific environmental effects. For females, most variance was due to individual environmental effects...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and cardiovascular disease in an American Indian tribe
    Craig N Sawchuk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1785-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the strength of the association of lifetime post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and lifetime major depression on CVD among Northern Plains American Indians...
  22. ncbi request reprint Barriers to cancer clinical trial participation among Native elders
    Donna L LaVallie
    Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:210-7. 2008
    ..Our goal was to identify factors that influenced participation in cancer clinical trials among American Indians/Alaska Natives...
  23. pmc Enhancing access to cancer education for rural healthcare providers via telehealth
    Ardith Z Doorenbos
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:682-6. 2011
    ..This series demonstrated videoconferencing was a satisfactory means of delivering real-time, interactive cancer educational programming to providers who might not otherwise have access to such programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Decreased sleep spindles and spindle activity in midlife women with fibromyalgia and pain
    Carol A Landis
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7266, USA
    Sleep 27:741-50. 2004
    ..A second goal was to explore the extent to which pain pressure thresholds, age, and depression explain the variance in spindle incidence...
  25. doi request reprint Influence of graphic format on comprehension of risk information among American Indians
    Debra Sprague
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:437-43. 2011
    ..Presentation of risk information influences patients' ability to interpret health care options. Little is known about this relationship between risk presentation and interpretation among American Indians...
  26. pmc The comorbidity of self-reported chronic fatigue syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic symptoms
    Elizabeth J Dansie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:250-7. 2012
    ..Data from primary care and community samples suggest higher rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  27. pmc A twin study of depression and migraine: evidence for a shared genetic vulnerability
    Ellen A Schur
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Headache 49:1493-502. 2009
    ..To determine if shared genetic or environmental vulnerabilities could underlie depression and migraine...
  28. doi request reprint A randomized trial to increase physical activity among native elders
    Craig N Sawchuk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Prev Med 47:89-94. 2008
    ..Physical inactivity is common among older populations and American Indians. Our objective was to compare two methods for increasing physical activity and walking among American Indian elders...
  29. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on restrained eating behavior
    Ellen Schur
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:765-72. 2009
    ..We examined the relative contributions of genetic and environmental influences to restrained eating...
  30. pmc Neurologic signs and symptoms in fibromyalgia
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Sleep Medicine Institute at Harborview, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:2839-44. 2009
    ..To determine the type and frequency of neurologic signs and symptoms in individuals with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  31. pmc Reiki for the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial
    Nassim Assefi
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1115-22. 2008
    ..Fibromyalgia is a common, chronic pain condition for which patients frequently use complementary and alternative medicine, including Reiki. Our objective was to determine whether Reiki is beneficial as an adjunctive fibromyalgia treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Subjective and objective sleepiness in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    Sleep 27:973-7. 2004
    ..To examine the association of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) with measures of objective and subjective sleepiness...
  33. pmc Developing the Native People for Cancer Control Telehealth Network
    Ardith Z Doorenbos
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:30-4. 2011
    ..We also sought to identify the challenges and opportunities of implementing such a telehealth-based application for this rural and underserved population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Does pedometer goal setting improve physical activity among Native elders? Results from a randomized pilot study
    Craig N Sawchuk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 18:23-41. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on residential location in the US
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Health Place 18:515-9. 2012
    ..Thus, minimal variance in walkability was explained by shared genetic effects in younger and older twins, and confirms the importance of environmental factors in walkability of residential locations...
  36. doi request reprint The Native Comic Book Project: native youth making comics and healthy decisions
    Michelle Montgomery
    Partnerships for Native Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:S41-6. 2012
    ..American Indians and Alaska Natives have traditionally used stories and drawings to positively influence the well-being of their communities...
  37. pmc Cold pressor pain sensitivity in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    Philip M Ullrich
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Pain Med 8:216-22. 2007
    ..The present study examined whether pain and fatigue ratings and pain threshold and tolerance levels for cold pain differed between twins with CFS and their cotwins without CFS...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cellular immunity in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    Daniel E Sabath
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Cooperative Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7110, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:828-32. 2002
    ..The monozygotic co-twin control design is of unique value because of its ability to control for genetic influences on CFS; however, additional studies will be required to further assess immune dysregulation in this illness...
  39. pmc Unique environmental effects on physical activity participation: a twin study
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2019. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the heritability of physical activity participation would be attenuated using the CDC/ACSM recommended minimum threshold of 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week...
  40. pmc Epidemiology of physical activity in American Indians in the Education and Research Towards Health cohort
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:488-94. 2009
    ..The health benefits of an active lifestyle are well established. However, Americans in general and American Indians specifically are not sufficiently active to achieve these health benefits...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mortality in a cohort of chronically fatigued patients
    Wayne R Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1301-6. 2006
    ..Comprehensive studies of mortality among patients with chronic fatigue (CF) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have not been published, but several sources suggest that CFS is associated with an elevated risk for suicide...
  42. pmc Sleep duration and body mass index in twins: a gene-environment interaction
    Nathaniel F Watson
    University of Washington Medicine Sleep Center, Box 359803, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Sleep 35:597-603. 2012
    ..To examine whether sleep duration modifies genetic and environmental influences on body mass index (BMI)...
  43. pmc A case control study of premorbid and currently reported physical activity levels in chronic fatigue syndrome
    Wayne R Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 6:53. 2006
    ..Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome typically report high levels of physical activity before becoming ill. Few studies have examined premorbid and current activity levels in chronically fatigued patients...
  44. pmc Genetic pleiotropy between asthma and obesity in a community-based sample of twins
    Teal S Hallstrand
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1235-41. 2005
    ..Asthma and obesity are common conditions that are strongly associated. This association might be due to shared genetic or environmental causes...
  45. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture in fibromyalgia
    Nassim P Assefi
    The Group Health Cooperative Center for Health Studies, and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:10-9. 2005
    ..Fibromyalgia is a common chronic pain condition for which patients frequently use acupuncture...
  46. ncbi request reprint Self-reported sleep quality and fatigue correlates with actigraphy in midlife women with fibromyalgia
    Carol A Landis
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 7266, USA
    Nurs Res 52:140-7. 2003
    ..Limited data are available on the relationship between self-reported sleep quality, fatigue, and behavioral sleep patterns in women with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  47. doi request reprint Is Chiari I malformation associated with fibromyalgia?
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:443-8; discussion 448-9. 2011
    ..The symptoms of Chiari I Malformation (CIM) and fibromyalgia (FM) overlap. Some FM patients have been surgically treated for presumed CIM-type pathology...
  48. pmc A review of the experience, epidemiology, and management of pain among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Aboriginal Canadian peoples
    Nathalia Jimenez
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Pain 12:511-22. 2011
    ..Future research should focus on pain and comorbid conditions and develop conceptual frameworks for understanding and treating pain in these populations...
  49. pmc A twin study of sleep duration and body mass index
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurology and University of Washington Medicine Sleep Institute, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:11-7. 2010
    ..To determine the relative importance of genetic and environmental contributions to the association between sleep duration and body mass index (BMI)...
  50. pmc Is distance to provider a barrier to care for medicaid patients with breast, colorectal, or lung cancer?
    John F Scoggins
    Research and Economic Assessment in Cancer and Healthcare REACH Group, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Rural Health 28:54-62. 2012
    ..Distance to provider might be an important barrier to timely diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients who qualify for Medicaid coverage. Whether driving time or driving distance is a better indicator of travel burden is also of interest...
  51. doi request reprint A randomized controlled calendar mail-out to increase cancer screening among urban American Indian and Alaska Native patients
    Ardith Z Doorenbos
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98177, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:549-54. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that printed materials with health messages are likely too weak an intervention to produce the desired behavioral outcomes in cancer screening...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chronic diffuse musculoskeletal pain, fibromyalgia and co-morbid unexplained clinical conditions
    Leslie A Aaron
    Department of Oral Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, B316, P O Box 356370, Seattle, WA 98195 6370, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 17:563-74. 2003
    ..Interventions should directly address both fibromyalgia symptoms and co-morbid unexplained clinical conditions, as well as the multiple factors that propagate pain, fatigue and limitations in function...
  53. ncbi request reprint Health and functional status of twins with chronic regional and widespread pain
    Leslie A Aaron
    Department of Oral Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:2426-34. 2002
    ..To examine the independent effects of chronic regional and widespread pain syndromes on health and functional status after accounting for comorbid chronic fatigue using a co-twin control design...
  54. ncbi request reprint The association between prolonged fatigue and cardiovascular disease in World War II veteran twins
    Annette L Fitzpatrick
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Twin Res 7:571-7. 2004
    ..9-4.0). These data corroborate the association of fatigue with CVD and suggest that it is not influenced by a common genetic factor. Further studies are needed to clarify the relationship and to better understand the biologic mechanisms...
  55. pmc Patient-reported quality of pain treatment and use of interpreters in spanish-speaking patients hospitalized for obstetric and gynecological care
    Nathalia Jimenez
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1602-8. 2012
    ..Assessment and treatment of pain are based largely on patient's self reports. Patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) may have difficulties communicating their pain symptoms in the presence of language barriers...
  56. pmc Staying connected: a feasibility study linking American Indian and Alaska Native trauma survivors to their tribal communities
    Ursula Tsosie
    Partnerships for Native Health, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Psychiatry 74:349-61. 2011
    ..Future efforts could integrate evidence-based interventions and traditional Native healing into stepped collaborative care treatment programs...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cognitive processing in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    Roderick K Mahurin
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6465, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:232-9. 2004
    ..The findings have implications for differentiating genetic and acquired vulnerability in the symptomatic expression of the disorder. ((c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)..
  58. ncbi request reprint Using mail to reach patients seen at an urban health care facility
    Donna Duffy
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:522-31. 2006
    ..Reaching urban AI/ANs for research activities and health care is difficult. Innovative strategies are needed to locate this highly mobile and understudied population...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of subjective and objective measures of insomnia in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurology and Sleep Disorders Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    Sleep 26:324-8. 2003
    ..To examine the objective and subjective measures of insomnia in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Diabetes care among older urban American Indians and Alaska Natives
    Dorothy A Rhoades
    Native Elder Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:574-9. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence of, and quality of care for, diabetes mellitus among the understudied, yet growing, population of older, urban American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)...
  61. pmc Barriers and facilitators to walking and physical activity among American Indian elders
    Craig N Sawchuk
    Dean Health System, 1313 Fish Hatchery Rd, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A63. 2011
    ..We examined personal and built-environment barriers and facilitators to walking and physical activity and their relationship with health-related quality of life in American Indian elders...
  62. ncbi request reprint Coping strategies in twins with chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome
    N Afari
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Psychosom Res 48:547-54. 2000
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the coping strategies used by fatigue-discordant twin pairs...
  63. pmc Can familial factors account for the association of body mass index with poor mental health in men or women?
    Ellen Schur
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:502-7. 2013
    ..This study examined if associations between body mass index (BMI) and mental and physical health were independent of genetic and familial factors...
  64. pmc Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus in monozygotic twins discordant for chronic fatigue syndrome
    Keith R Jerome
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:66-71. 2011
    ..However, serum from the same day was negative, as was a follow-up plasma sample obtained 2 days after the positive specimen. These data do not support an association of XMRV with CFS...
  65. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with reservation travel among urban Native American outpatients
    Dorothy A Rhoades
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Seattle, WA 98199, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:464-74. 2005
    ..05). This research begins to augment the paucity of information on such travel and its relationship to health status and use of health services among urban AI/ANs...
  66. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue and anxiety/depression: a twin study
    Peter Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 180:29-34. 2002
    ..Up to three-quarters of patients with fatigue syndromes have comorbid mood or anxiety disorders, suggesting that chronic fatigue is a forme fruste of anxiety or depressive states...
  67. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome: a review
    Niloofar Afari
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:221-36. 2003
    ..Chronic fatigue syndrome is an illness characterized by disabling fatigue of at least 6 months, accompanied by several other symptoms. This review summarizes the current state of knowledge about chronic fatigue syndrome...
  68. ncbi request reprint Financial, occupational, and personal consequences of disability in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia compared to other fatiguing conditions
    Nassim P Assefi
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:804-8. 2003
    ....
  69. pmc The effects of daily distress and personality on genital HSV shedding and lesions in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial of acyclovir in HSV-2 seropositive women
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1475-81. 2011
    ..These results support the hypothesis that psychological distress is both a cause and a consequence of genital lesion episodes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Junior faculty's perspectives on mentoring
    Lisa D Chew
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acad Med 78:652. 2003
    ..The prevalence and characteristics of mentorship among junior faculty in clinician-scientist and clinician-educator tracks were evaluated. Comprehensive improvement strategies are needed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine in fibromyalgia and related syndromes
    Laura C Holdcraft
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359797, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 17:667-83. 2003
    ..Lastly, other CAM therapies have neither well-designed studies nor positive results and are not currently recommended for FMS treatment (chiropractic care)...
  72. pmc Physicians' use of and attitudes toward electronic mail for patient communication
    Barak Gaster
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:385-9. 2003
    ..08 to 0.59). Those physicians who reported using e-mail with patients reported high satisfaction with its use. Although physicians were concerned about the confidentiality of e-mail, few discussed this issue with patients...
  73. pmc Satisfaction with telehealth for cancer support groups in rural American Indian and Alaska Native communities
    Ardith Z Doorenbos
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, USA dooren
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 14:765-70. 2010
    ..Determining survivors' information needs provides meaningful topics for future support group education. Telehealth is a viable way to facilitate cancer support groups to AI and AN cancer survivors in rural communities...
  74. pmc Lung cancer histology, stage, treatment, and survival in American Indians and Alaska Natives and whites
    Megan Dann Fesinmeyer
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 116:4810-6. 2010
    ..To the authors' knowledge, no studies to date have investigated whether race-based differences in histology could explain survival disparities...
  75. pmc Physical abuse of urban Native Americans
    D Buchwald
    Departments of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:562-4. 2000
    ..We conclude that providers should be alert to the possibility of physical mistreatment among older urban AI/ANs. Improvements in detection and management are sorely needed...

Research Grants13

  1. The Efficacy of Reiki in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia & CFS
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This pilot study could potentially impact the clinical care of the estimated 6 million Americans with FM, and shape the design of future larger, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of Reiki and other energy therapies. ..
  2. Cerebrovascular Disease and its Consequences in the Strong Study Cohort
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The American Indian population is experiencing an epidemic of cerebrovascular disease, which given the cost and disability caused by strokes, promises to be a staggering public health issues in the years to come. ..
  3. Randomized Trial of Workplace Interventions to Improve Health of Alaska Natives
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our numerous community partners are critical to the project's success and its ultimate acceptance and dissemination in AN workplaces. ..
  4. A Targeted Approach to Increasing American Indian Tissue and Organ Donation
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..More importantly, we need to use this information to increase actual donation rates in this neglected minority. ..
  5. Regional Native American Community Networks Program
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also rigorously evaluate our efforts to determine the efficacy of our interventions to reduce cancer disparities and to create educational opportunities for AI/AN lay persons and professionals ..
  6. Randomized Trial of Workplace Interventions to Improve Health of Alaska Natives
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our numerous community partners are critical to the project's success and its ultimate acceptance and dissemination in AN workplaces. ..
  7. A Targeted Approach to Increasing American Indian Tissue and Organ Donation
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..More importantly, we need to use this information to increase actual donation rates in this neglected minority. ..
  8. Are Fibromyalgia and Chiari I Malformation Related?
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2005
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