Youngmee Kim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Self-reported medical morbidity among informal caregivers of chronic illness: the case of cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1265-72. 2013
  2. doi Depressive symptoms among caregivers of colorectal cancer patients during the first year since diagnosis: a longitudinal investigation
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Psychooncology 22:362-7. 2013
  3. doi Recognizing the value and needs of the caregiver in oncology
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:280-8. 2012
  4. doi Quality of life of family caregivers 5 years after a relative's cancer diagnosis: follow-up of the national quality of life survey for caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychooncology 21:273-81. 2012
  5. doi Dyadic effects of fear of recurrence on the quality of life of cancer survivors and their caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:517-25. 2012
  6. doi Individual and dyadic relations between spiritual well-being and quality of life among cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:762-70. 2011
  7. doi Family caregivers and guilt in the context of cancer care
    Rachel L Spillers
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:511-9. 2008
  8. ncbi Needs assessment of family caregivers of cancer survivors: three cohorts comparison
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 19:573-82. 2010
  9. doi Quality of life of family caregivers at 2 years after a relative's cancer diagnosis
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 19:431-40. 2010
  10. ncbi Benefit-finding in the cancer caregiving experience
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:283-91. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi Self-reported medical morbidity among informal caregivers of chronic illness: the case of cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1265-72. 2013
    ..Researchers studying this topic confront major difficulties in acquiring information about caregivers' morbidity from medical records, a procedure that is costly and time consuming...
  2. doi Depressive symptoms among caregivers of colorectal cancer patients during the first year since diagnosis: a longitudinal investigation
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Psychooncology 22:362-7. 2013
    ..This study investigated the relations of social support and caregiving stress with caregivers' depressive symptoms during the first year since the relative's diagnosis, as well as the role of ethnicity in such relations...
  3. doi Recognizing the value and needs of the caregiver in oncology
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:280-8. 2012
    ..The studies are organized by the phase of the illness trajectory studied and the association with demographic characteristics and quality-of-life outcomes...
  4. doi Quality of life of family caregivers 5 years after a relative's cancer diagnosis: follow-up of the national quality of life survey for caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychooncology 21:273-81. 2012
    ..Multidimensional aspects of QOL were assessed, including mental and physical health, psychological adjustment, and spirituality at 5 years post-diagnosis...
  5. doi Dyadic effects of fear of recurrence on the quality of life of cancer survivors and their caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:517-25. 2012
    ..It remains unknown, however, to what extent cancer severity is associated with the level of FOR reported by each individual in the survivor-caregiver dyad, which, in turn, is also associated with their quality of life (QOL)...
  6. doi Individual and dyadic relations between spiritual well-being and quality of life among cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:762-70. 2011
    ..Thus, this study examined individual and dyadic associations of SWB with the QOL of couples dealing with cancer...
  7. doi Family caregivers and guilt in the context of cancer care
    Rachel L Spillers
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:511-9. 2008
    ..Guilt as a key emotional phenomenon in the cancer-caregiving experience is an understudied issue...
  8. ncbi Needs assessment of family caregivers of cancer survivors: three cohorts comparison
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 19:573-82. 2010
    ..Therefore, determining what needs are not being satisfied for family caregivers should be the first step in the development of programs designed to enhance caregivers' QOL...
  9. doi Quality of life of family caregivers at 2 years after a relative's cancer diagnosis
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 19:431-40. 2010
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  10. ncbi Benefit-finding in the cancer caregiving experience
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:283-91. 2007
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  11. doi Effects of psychological distress on quality of life of adult daughters and their mothers with cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychooncology 17:1129-36. 2008
    ..However, the extent to which the (dis)similarity in psychological distress influences the quality of life of each person remains unknown...
  12. ncbi Psychological distress of female cancer caregivers: effects of type of cancer and caregivers' spirituality
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30303, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1367-74. 2007
    ..Cancer caregivers, who were nominated by cancer survivors, participated in a nationwide quality-of-life survey with 252 caregivers providing complete data for the variables...
  13. doi Age and attachment style impact stress and depressive symptoms among caregivers: a prospective investigation
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:35-43. 2007
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  14. pmc Marital satisfaction of advanced prostate cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers: the dyadic effects of physical and mental health
    Eric S Zhou
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychooncology 20:1353-7. 2011
    ..The current study sought to: (1) document levels of physical and mental health, and marital satisfaction, and (2) evaluate the relationship between physical and mental health with marital satisfaction in this understudied population...
  15. doi Quality of life of couples dealing with cancer: dyadic and individual adjustment among breast and prostate cancer survivors and their spousal caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:230-8. 2008
    ..Thus, this study aimed to examine the dyadic effects of psychological distress on the quality of life of couples dealing with cancer...
  16. doi Adult attachment and psychological well-being in cancer caregivers: the mediational role of spouses' motives for caregiving
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S144-54. 2008
    ..In this study we examined the prediction of caregiver well-being from the relationship qualities specified by attachment theory and from motives specified by self-determination theory...
  17. ncbi Gender differences in caregiving stress among caregivers of cancer survivors
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychooncology 15:1086-92. 2006
    ..Husband caregivers will benefit from programs designed to educate them to effectively assist their wife's psychosocial adjustment to cancer by reducing their stress from providing care...
  18. ncbi Cancer caregivers' quality of life: effects of gender, relationship, and appraisal
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:294-304. 2007
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  19. doi Family caregivers' strains: comparative analysis of cancer caregiving with dementia, diabetes, and frail elderly caregiving
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Aging Health 20:483-503. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of cancer from family caregivers' perspective, based on a comparative analysis of caregiving burden and distress, among four types of caregivers...
  20. doi Sampling in population-based cancer caregivers research
    Youngmee Kim
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:981-9. 2009
    ..The current study used population-based sampling to develop a formula to compute the probability of survivors completing a survivor survey and nominating their family caregivers...
  21. ncbi The effects of family support, anxiety, and post-treatment nausea on the development of anticipatory nausea: a latent growth model
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:265-76. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that helping patients and their families communicate in more satisfactory and supportive ways and maintain an organized family system might be beneficial in reducing the symptoms of chemotherapy-related nausea...
  22. ncbi Finding benefit in bereavement among family cancer caregivers
    Youngmee Kim
    1 Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    J Palliat Med 16:1040-7. 2013
    ..This study addressed this gap in our knowledge...
  23. ncbi Bereavement needs of adults, children, and families after cancer
    Youngmee Kim
    From the Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL and Liliane Elkins Professor in Supportive Care Programs, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
    Cancer J 19:444-57. 2013
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  24. ncbi Levels of depressive symptoms in spouses of people with lung cancer: effects of personality, social support, and caregiving burden
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, N E, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:123-30. 2005
    ..These findings have implications for identifying spouses of individuals with lung cancer who are vulnerable to depression and could inform the design of programs to reduce depressive symptoms in the context of cancer caregiving...
  25. ncbi Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..These findings have significant implications for developing targeted programs to reduce the psychological distress of cancer caregivers with multiple roles and to assist them in recognizing their caregiving experience as meaningful...
  26. ncbi Frequency and difficulty in caregiving among spouses of individuals with cancer: effects of adult attachment and gender
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychooncology 16:714-23. 2007
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  27. doi Quality of life of family caregivers of cancer survivors: across the trajectory of the illness
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer 112:2556-68. 2008
    ..The authors reviewed literature on the QOL of family caregivers at the acute and middle- to long-term survivorship phases as well as the bereavement phase...
  28. doi Telephone intervention promoting weight-related health behaviors
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Prev Med 50:112-7. 2010
    ..The Nutrition and Physical Activity (NuPA) study was designed to promote fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity, and weight management for a working population...
  29. doi Prevalence and predictors of depressive symptoms among cancer caregivers 5 years after the relative's cancer diagnosis
    Youngmee Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami
    J Consult Clin Psychol 82:1-8. 2014
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  30. doi Serotonin transporter polymorphism interacts with childhood adversity to predict aspects of impulsivity
    Charles S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:589-95. 2011
    ..Interactions between genotype and adversity emerged for both emotion-related aspects of impulsivity. Theoretical implications of the findings are discussed...
  31. ncbi Changes in family relationships affect the development of chemotherapy-related nausea symptoms
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, National Home Office of American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, GA 30329 4251, Atlanta, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:171-7. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that intervention programs to help reduce family conflict may be especially beneficial for younger adult and female patients...