LINDA J EWING

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Brief report: A pilot study of a web-based resource for families of children with cancer
    LINDA 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
  2. doi request reprint Translating an evidence-based intervention for pediatric overweight to a primary care setting
    LINDA J EWING
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15317, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:397-403. 2009
  3. pmc The effect of electronic self-monitoring on weight loss and dietary intake: a randomized behavioral weight loss trial
    Lora E Burke
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:338-44. 2011
  4. pmc Using mHealth technology to enhance self-monitoring for weight loss: a randomized trial
    Lora 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
  5. pmc Self-monitoring as a mediator of weight loss in the SMART randomized clinical trial
    Melanie 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
  6. doi request reprint The role of contextual threat in predicting self-reported distress among siblings of children with cancer
    Kristin A Long
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 20:199-208. 2013
  7. pmc 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 intervention
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:449-61. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Adapting pediatric obesity treatment delivery for low-income families: a public-private partnership
    Patricia 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
  9. pmc SMART trial: A randomized clinical trial of self-monitoring in behavioral weight management-design and baseline findings
    Lora E Burke
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:540-51. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Preliminary evidence for the feasibility of a stress management intervention for 7- to 12-year-olds with asthma
    Kristin A Long
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Asthma 48:162-70. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Brief report: A pilot study of a web-based resource for families of children with cancer
    LINDA 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...
  2. doi request reprint Translating an evidence-based intervention for pediatric overweight to a primary care setting
    LINDA 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...
  3. pmc The effect of electronic self-monitoring on weight loss and dietary intake: a randomized behavioral weight loss trial
    Lora 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...
  4. pmc Using mHealth technology to enhance self-monitoring for weight loss: a randomized trial
    Lora 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...
  5. pmc Self-monitoring as a mediator of weight loss in the SMART randomized clinical trial
    Melanie 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...
  6. doi request reprint The role of contextual threat in predicting self-reported distress among siblings of children with cancer
    Kristin 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...
  7. pmc 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 intervention
    Anna 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...
  8. doi request reprint Adapting pediatric obesity treatment delivery for low-income families: a public-private partnership
    Patricia 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...
  9. pmc SMART trial: A randomized clinical trial of self-monitoring in behavioral weight management-design and baseline findings
    Lora 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...
  10. doi request reprint Preliminary evidence for the feasibility of a stress management intervention for 7- to 12-year-olds with asthma
    Kristin 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...
  11. pmc One-year changes in symptoms of depression and weight in overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD study
    Lucy 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...
  12. pmc Psychosocial correlates of weight maintenance among black & white adults
    Melanie 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...
  13. pmc Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trial
    Melissa 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...
  14. pmc Experiences of self-monitoring: successes and struggles during treatment for weight loss
    Lora 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Family-based Stress Management for Childhood Cancer
    Linda Ewing; Fiscal Year: 2006
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