LINDA J EWING
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Brief report: A pilot study of a web-based resource for families of children with cancerLINDA J EWING
PhD, RN, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 34:523-9. 2009..To develop a Web-based resource for families of children newly diagnosed with cancer and examine the viability of this modality of providing support...
- Translating an evidence-based intervention for pediatric overweight to a primary care settingLINDA J EWING
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15317, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:397-403. 2009..Parents and children will attend an intervention targeting healthy weight in the pediatric practice. Professional office staff can be trained to provide an evidence-informed intervention that promotes healthy weight...
- The effect of electronic self-monitoring on weight loss and dietary intake: a randomized behavioral weight loss trialLora E Burke
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:338-44. 2011..02). Similarly, the PDA groups reduced energy and saturated fat intake more than the PR group (P < 0.05). Self-monitoring adherence was greater in the PDA groups with the greatest weight change observed in the PDA+FB group...
- Self-monitoring as a mediator of weight loss in the SMART randomized clinical trialMelanie Warziski Turk
Duquesne University School of Nursing, 524 Fisher Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15282, USA
Int J Behav Med 20:556-61. 2013..While providing feedback has been associated with weight loss, no studies have examined the impact of feedback frequency on weight loss or the mediating role of self-monitoring adherence in this relationship...
- Using mHealth technology to enhance self-monitoring for weight loss: a randomized trialLora E Burke
Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Am J Prev Med 43:20-6. 2012..Self-monitoring for weight loss has traditionally been performed with paper diaries. Technologic advances could reduce the burden of self-monitoring and provide feedback to enhance adherence...
- A pilot trial of a stress management intervention for primary caregivers of children newly diagnosed with cancer: preliminary evidence that perceived social support moderates the psychosocial benefit of interventionAnna L Marsland
Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 38:449-61. 2013..2) To explore whether caregivers with lower baseline perceived social support derive greater benefit from the intervention than those with higher perceived support...
- The role of contextual threat in predicting self-reported distress among siblings of children with cancerKristin A Long
Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Clin Psychol Med Settings 20:199-208. 2013..These results suggest that a subset of siblings may be at increased risk for elevated distress in the face of their brother's or sister's illness...
- Adapting pediatric obesity treatment delivery for low-income families: a public-private partnershipPatricia A Cluss
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:123-9. 2010..Academic researchers, a Medicaid health plan, a State Medicaid agency, and community pediatric providers partnered in the project...
- SMART trial: A randomized clinical trial of self-monitoring in behavioral weight management-design and baseline findingsLora E Burke
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 30:540-51. 2009..This paper describes the design, methods, intervention, and baseline sample characteristics of the SMART trial...
- Preliminary evidence for the feasibility of a stress management intervention for 7- to 12-year-olds with asthmaKristin A Long
Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
J Asthma 48:162-70. 2011..Here, we examine the feasibility of a stress management intervention for 7- to 12-year-olds with asthma...
- One-year changes in symptoms of depression and weight in overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD studyLucy F Faulconbridge
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:783-93. 2012..Mild (or greater) symptoms of depression at baseline did not prevent overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes from achieving significant weight loss...
- Psychosocial correlates of weight maintenance among black & white adultsMelanie Warziski Turk
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Am J Health Behav 36:395-407. 2012..To investigate (1) weight maintenance among black and white participants and (2) psychosocial correlates (eg, healthy eating barriers, self-efficacy, stress) of weight maintenance 18 months after behavioral weight-loss treatment...
- Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trialMelissa A Kalarchian
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 124:1060-8. 2009..We evaluated the efficacy of family-based, behavioral weight control in the management of severe pediatric obesity...
- Experiences of self-monitoring: successes and struggles during treatment for weight lossLora E Burke
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Qual Health Res 19:815-28. 2009..Given the variations in how individuals integrated the process of self-monitoring, we need to consider individualizing self-monitoring strategies to improve adherence...
- Family-based Stress Management for Childhood CancerLinda Ewing; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..