Nancy Kassam-Adams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute stress disorder symptoms in children and their parents after pediatric traffic injury
    Flaura Koplin Winston
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, TraumaLink, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 109:e90. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Development and psychometric evaluation of child acute stress measures in Spanish and English
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:19-27. 2013
  3. pmc Acute stress symptoms in children: results from an international data archive
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:812-20. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in parents of injured children
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:294-302. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Child and parent reactions to participation in clinical research
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    TraumaLink and Center for Pediatric Trauma Stress, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:29-35. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The Acute Stress Checklist for Children (ASC-Kids): development of a child self-report measure
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, TraumaLink, 3535 10th Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:129-39. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Predicting child PTSD: the relationship between acute stress disorder and PTSD in injured children
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    TraumaLink, Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:403-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent-child agreement regarding children's acute stress: the role of parent acute stress reactions
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1485-93. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A pilot randomized controlled trial assessing secondary prevention of traumatic stress integrated into pediatric trauma care
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:252-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The reactions to research participation questionnaires for children and for parents (RRPQ-C and RRPQ-P)
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:336-42. 2002

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute stress disorder symptoms in children and their parents after pediatric traffic injury
    Flaura Koplin Winston
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, TraumaLink, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 109:e90. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Development and psychometric evaluation of child acute stress measures in Spanish and English
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:19-27. 2013
    ..Future studies should further assess the impact of differing assessment modes, content coverage, and the use of these measures in children with diverse types of acute trauma exposure in English- and Spanish-speaking children...
  3. pmc Acute stress symptoms in children: results from an international data archive
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:812-20. 2012
    ..To describe the prevalence of acute stress disorder (ASD) symptoms and to examine proposed DSM-5 symptom criteria in relation to concurrent functional impairment in children and adolescents...
  4. doi request reprint Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in parents of injured children
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:294-302. 2009
    ..Independent predictors of PTSD severity included prior trauma exposure, parent ASD severity, and parent-rated child physical health at follow-up...
  5. ncbi request reprint Child and parent reactions to participation in clinical research
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    TraumaLink and Center for Pediatric Trauma Stress, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:29-35. 2005
    ..This study assessed reactions of injured children and their parents to research participation and examined associations with demographic, injury and acute stress variables...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Acute Stress Checklist for Children (ASC-Kids): development of a child self-report measure
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, TraumaLink, 3535 10th Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:129-39. 2006
    ..Results of exploratory factor analyses were consistent with current conceptualizations of acute traumatic stress reactions. The ASC-Kids is a promising measure of child acute stress reactions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predicting child PTSD: the relationship between acute stress disorder and PTSD in injured children
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    TraumaLink, Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:403-11. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in injured children and to evaluate the utility of ASD as a predictor of PTSD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent-child agreement regarding children's acute stress: the role of parent acute stress reactions
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1485-93. 2006
    ..We examined parent-child agreement regarding child acute stress disorder (ASD) and the relationship between parent ASD symptoms and parent ratings of child ASD...
  9. doi request reprint A pilot randomized controlled trial assessing secondary prevention of traumatic stress integrated into pediatric trauma care
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:252-9. 2011
    ..Both groups improved over time, but 6 months postinjury approximately 10% of each group still met criteria for PTSD, suggesting room for improvement in comprehensive pediatric injury care...
  10. ncbi request reprint The reactions to research participation questionnaires for children and for parents (RRPQ-C and RRPQ-P)
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:336-42. 2002
    ..Investigators should consider including systematic standardized assessment of participant reactions in child clinical research studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom structure in injured children: functional impairment and depression symptoms in a confirmatory factor analysis
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Suite 1150, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:616-25, 625.e1-4. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue: Posttraumatic stress related to pediatric illness and injury
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:337-42. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Heart rate and posttraumatic stress in injured children
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    TraumaLink The Pediatric Interdisciplinary Injury Control Research Center, Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychology, Division of Biostatistics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:335-40. 2005
    ..Better understanding of the relationship between acute physiological arousal and later child PTSD could help elucidate the etiology of posttrauma responses in children and might identify useful markers for PTSD risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Persistence of posttraumatic stress in violently injured youth seen in the emergency department
    Joel A Fein
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:836-40. 2002
    ..To determine if symptoms of posttraumatic stress, initially evaluated in the emergency department (ED) setting, persist over time...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pain after injury in the pediatric patient: child and parent perceptions
    Chiara Baxt
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, TraumaLink, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:979-83; discussion 979-83. 2004
    ..This study sought to describe children's pain with injury and to elucidate the concordance of parental and self-reported pain in a pediatric traffic-injured population...
  16. doi request reprint Child coping and parent coping assistance during the peritrauma period in injured children
    Meghan L Marsac
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Fam Syst Health 29:279-90. 2011
    ..Further research should examine coping during the peritrauma period as it relates to physical and emotional outcomes to inform secondary prevention programs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Traumatic stress in parents of children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit
    Andrew Balluffi
    Social Work Department, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:547-53. 2004
    ..To examine the correlation between parental perceptions of illness severity and objective measures. To assess the association among demographic, situational, and illness factors and the severity of ASD and PTSD...
  18. doi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of family use of The Cellie Cancer Coping Kit
    Meghan L Marsac
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market, Suite 1150, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:3315-24. 2012
    ..The Cellie kit is designed to promote coping and decrease distress in children undergoing pediatric cancer treatment. It includes a plush toy, coping cards, and book for caregivers...
  19. pmc Predicting the future development of depression or PTSD after injury
    Therese S Richmond
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:327-35. 2011
    ..The objective was to develop a predictive screener that when given soon after injury will accurately differentiate those who will later develop depression or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from those who will not...
  20. ncbi request reprint Screening for risk of persistent posttraumatic stress in injured children and their parents
    Flaura K Winston
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    JAMA 290:643-9. 2003
    ..Injury, a leading health threat to children, is also a common cause of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in childhood. Most injured children with PTSD are not diagnosed or treated...
  21. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress following pediatric injury: update on diagnosis, risk factors, and intervention
    Nancy Kassam-Adams
    Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania2Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania3Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    JAMA Pediatr 167:1158-65. 2013
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  22. pmc Preventing posttraumatic stress following pediatric injury: a randomized controlled trial of a web-based psycho-educational intervention for parents
    Meghan L Marsac
    PhD, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Suite 1150, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:1101-11. 2013
    ..The study objective is to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a web-based intervention for parents (AfterTheInjury.org [ATI]) in promoting emotional recovery following pediatric injury...
  23. ncbi request reprint Depression, acute stress and behavioral risk factors in violently injured adolescents
    Megan E Pailler
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:357-63. 2007
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  24. pmc Community violence exposure and positive youth development in urban youth
    Catherine C McDonald
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Center for Health Equity Research, 2l, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    J Community Health 36:925-32. 2011
    ..Points of intervention should focus on families, with attention to parental figures in the home and overall family functioning...
  25. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress and trauma history in adolescents and young adults with HIV
    Jerilynn Radcliffe
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19010, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:501-8. 2007
    ..These findings may inform professionals about the potential impact of the HIV diagnosis on adolescents and young adults, particularly as this may impact participation in medical care and need for mental health support...
  26. doi request reprint Behavioural characteristics associated with dog bites to children presenting to an urban trauma centre
    Ilana R Reisner
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6010, USA
    Inj Prev 17:348-53. 2011
    ..Recognition of the two distinctive behavioural and circumstantial subgroups of dog bites that emerged can lead to more effective prevention strategies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Understanding recovery in children following traffic-related injuries: Exploring acute traumatic stress reactions, child coping, and coping assistance
    Meghan L Marsac
    1Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 19:233-43. 2014
    ..To best inform interventions, research is needed to examine change in coping behaviors and coping assistance over time, including potential bidirectional relationships between trauma reactions and coping. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Barriers to booster seat use and strategies to increase their use
    Edith M Simpson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 110:729-36. 2002
    ..Pediatricians and other advocates have been called on to encourage booster seat use in these children. The objective of this study was to identify barriers to booster seat use and strategies to increase their use...
  29. ncbi request reprint An integrative model of pediatric medical traumatic stress
    Anne E Kazak
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Room 1486 CHOP North, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:343-55. 2006
    ..To guide assessment and intervention for patients and families, a model for assessing and treating pediatric medical traumatic stress (PMTS) is presented that integrates the literature across pediatric conditions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Child Stress Disorders Checklist: a measure of ASD and PTSD in children
    Glenn Saxe
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:972-8. 2003
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Child Stress Disorders Checklist (CSDC), a 36-item observer-report instrument that measures acute stress and posttraumatic symptoms in children...
  31. ncbi request reprint The medical traumatic stress toolkit
    Margaret L Stuber
    Semel Institute for Neurosciences and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:137-42. 2006
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  32. doi request reprint Predictive validity of acute stress disorder in children and adolescents
    Tim Dalgleish
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:392-3. 2008
    ..Furthermore, thresholds of either three or more re-experiencing symptoms, or six or more re-experiencing/hyperarousal symptoms, were as effective at predicting PTSD as the full acute stress disorder diagnosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dissociative symptoms and the acute stress disorder diagnosis in children and adolescents: a replication of the Harvey and Bryant (1999) study
    Richard Meiser-Stedman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London
    J Trauma Stress 20:359-64. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings for how ASD is applied to youth are discussed...

Research Grants7

  1. A Measure of Acute Stress Disorder for Children
    Nancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The Principal Investigator is a newer investigator who is developing a program of research into child and parent post-traumatic stress in relation to injuries and medical emergencies. ..
  2. Validating a child acute stress measure in English and Spanish
    Nancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Stepped Preventive Care to Reduce the Impact of Acute Pediatric Injury
    Nancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Health record data will gauge adherence with discharge instructions and health service utilization over the 6 months post-injury. ..
  4. Validating a child acute stress measure in English and Spanish
    Nancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Validating a child acute stress measure in English and Spanish
    Nancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Validating a child acute stress measure in English and Spanish
    Nancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....