Jessica T DeFrank
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The psychological harms of screening: the evidence we have versus the evidence we needJessica T DeFrank
Research Center for Excellence in Clinical Preventive Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Gen Intern Med 30:242-8. 2015..We also note gaps in the literature and make recommendations for future research...
- Understanding how breast cancer patients use risk information from genomic testsJessica T DeFrank
Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 325 Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7440, USA
J Behav Med 36:567-73. 2013..When test results conflicted, women gave more weight to genomic over standard test results. Hypothetical genomic test results had the intended effect of influencing women's perceptions of recurrence risk and interest in chemotherapy. ..
- Influence of false-positive mammography results on subsequent screening: do physician recommendations buffer negative effects?Jessica T DeFrank
Gillings School of Global Public Health, 325 Rosenau Hall CB 7440, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
J Med Screen 19:35-41. 2012..We also assessed whether barriers to screening exacerbated the effects of false-positive results...
- Impact of mailed and automated telephone reminders on receipt of repeat mammograms: a randomized controlled trialJessica T DeFrank
Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:459-67. 2009..This study compares the efficacy of three types of reminders in promoting annual repeat mammography screening...
- Improving communication of breast cancer recurrence riskNoel T Brewer
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:553-61. 2012..A less complex report, potentially including the risk continuum format, would be more effective in communicating test results to patients...
- The harms of screening: a proposed taxonomy and application to lung cancer screeningRussell P Harris
Research Center for Excellence in Clinical Preventive Services, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill2Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
JAMA Intern Med 174:281-5. 2014..One reason may be that we lack a coherent framework, a taxonomy, for conceptualizing and studying these harms...
- Triangulating differential nonresponse by race in a telephone surveyJessica T DeFrank
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7295, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A60. 2007..This study illustrates methods to assess differential survey nonresponse when population race data are incomplete, which is often the case when studies are conducted among members of health plans...
- Process evaluation of an intervention to increase provision of adolescent vaccines at school health centersShelley D Golden
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Educ Behav 41:625-32. 2014..Providing a checkbox to indicate global consent for all recommended vaccinations, and close collaboration among individuals involved in intervention development, may facilitate vaccination efforts. ..
- Body image dissatisfaction in cancer survivorsJessica T DeFrank
The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E36-41. 2007..To explore medical and psychosocial factors associated with body image dissatisfaction in male and female cancer survivors...