L M Martire

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Older spouses' perceptions of partners' chronic arthritis pain: implications for spousal responses, support provision, and caregiving experiences
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:222-30. 2006
  2. pmc Impact of close family members on older adults' early response to depression treatment
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:447-52. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Is it beneficial to involve a family member? A meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions for chronic illness
    Lynn M Martire
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Health Psychol 23:599-611. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and implications of received spousal care: evidence from the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:593-601. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a dyadic intervention for management of osteoarthritis: a pilot study with older patients and their spousal caregivers
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Room 508, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:53-60. 2003
  6. pmc Treatment of late-life depression alleviates caregiver burden
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:23-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Subjective health measures and acute treatment outcomes in geriatric depression
    E J Lenze
    The Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:1149-55. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Emotional support and well-being of midlife women: role-specific mastery as a mediational mechanism
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:396-404. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Centrality of women's multiple roles: beneficial and detrimental consequences for psychological well-being
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 15:148-56. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of late-life depression and anxiety with physical disability: a review of the literature and prospectus for future research
    E J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:113-35. 2001

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Older spouses' perceptions of partners' chronic arthritis pain: implications for spousal responses, support provision, and caregiving experiences
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:222-30. 2006
    ..Future research that uses such observational methods may be highly useful for understanding the effects of chronic illness on older couples...
  2. pmc Impact of close family members on older adults' early response to depression treatment
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:447-52. 2008
    ..Future research may identify family attitudes and behaviors that stem from burden and compromise older adults' ability to recover from depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is it beneficial to involve a family member? A meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions for chronic illness
    Lynn M Martire
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Health Psychol 23:599-611. 2004
    ..Although statistically significant aggregate effects were found, they were generally small in magnitude. These findings provide guidance in developing future interventions in this area...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and implications of received spousal care: evidence from the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:593-601. 2003
    ..These findings argue for a comprehensive assessment of the care-receiving experience that includes both care-recipient and caregiver perspectives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a dyadic intervention for management of osteoarthritis: a pilot study with older patients and their spousal caregivers
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Room 508, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:53-60. 2003
    ..The findings of this pilot study point to the utility of a dyadic intervention approach to management of OA in late life...
  6. pmc Treatment of late-life depression alleviates caregiver burden
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:23-9. 2010
    ..To describe the burden experienced by family caregivers of older adults with depression and to examine the positive effects on caregivers of treating late-life depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Subjective health measures and acute treatment outcomes in geriatric depression
    E J Lenze
    The Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:1149-55. 2001
    ..However, successful treatment for depression has been associated with improvement in self-rated health and other health measures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emotional support and well-being of midlife women: role-specific mastery as a mediational mechanism
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:396-404. 1998
    ..Furthermore, for each of the roles of wife, mother, and employee, role-specific mastery was a mediating mechanism in the relationship between support from the role partner or partners and better well-being...
  9. ncbi request reprint Centrality of women's multiple roles: beneficial and detrimental consequences for psychological well-being
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 15:148-56. 2000
    ..These findings point to an aspect of role identity that can benefit well-being but that has complex effects in the context of role stress...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of late-life depression and anxiety with physical disability: a review of the literature and prospectus for future research
    E J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:113-35. 2001
    ..The authors discuss how these findings inform current concepts of physical disability and discuss the implications for future intervention studies of late-life depression and anxiety disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in older adults' social contact and social support: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:S302-11. 1999
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  12. pmc The Mood Disorder Burden Index: a scale for assessing the burden of caregivers to adults with unipolar or bipolar disorder
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States University Center for Social and Urban Research, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Psychiatry Res 168:67-77. 2009
    ..It will be important for future research to administer the MDBI to caregivers of middle-aged and older patients as well as those receiving treatment through inpatient settings or community outpatient clinics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Involvement in caregiving and adjustment to death of a spouse: findings from the caregiver health effects study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 285:3123-9. 2001
    ..Most deaths in the United States occur among older persons who have 1 or more disabling conditions. As a result, many deaths are preceded by an extended period during which family members provide care to their disabled relative...
  14. pmc Feasibility of a patient-driven approach to recruiting older adults, caregivers, and clinicians for provider-patient communication research
    Jennifer H Lingler
    University of Pittsburgh Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:377-83. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Association between depression and mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, The University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1761-8. 2000
    ..To address these discrepancies, we test this association using the most extensive array of sociodemographic and physical health control variables ever studied, to our knowledge, in a large population-based sample of elderly individuals...
  16. pmc Spouses' cardiovascular reactivity to their partners' suffering
    Joan K Monin
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:195-201. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that heightened physiological stress caused by exposure to a loved one's suffering may be one pathway to caregivers' increased risk for cardiovascular disease...
  17. pmc Willingness to express emotions to caregiving spouses
    Joan K Monin
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Emotion 9:101-6. 2009
    ..There were also gender differences, such that caregiving wives, in particular, benefited from their husband's willingness to express vulnerable (e.g., anxiety, sadness) and interpersonal emotions...
  18. pmc Improving the quality of life of caregivers of persons with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 54:1-15. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy of two psychosocial interventions for caregivers of older persons with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  19. pmc Dementia patient suffering and caregiver depression
    Richard Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:170-6. 2008
    ..Medical treatment of patients that maintain or improve memory but do not address suffering may have little impact on the caregiver. Alzheimer disease patient suffering should be systematically assessed and treated by clinicians...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient suffering and caregiver compassion: new opportunities for research, practice, and policy
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 47:4-13. 2007
    ..We conclude with a discussion of implications and future directions for clinical intervention, research, and policy...
  21. pmc Spousal suffering and partner's depression and cardiovascular disease: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Richard Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:246-54. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of suffering in a spouse on prevalent and incident psychiatric (depression) and physical morbidity (cardiovascular disease [CVD]) in their partner, controlling for known risk factors for depression and CVD...
  22. pmc Measuring the experience and perception of suffering
    Richard Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and UCSUR, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 50:774-84. 2010
    ..assess psychometric properties of scales developed to assess experience and perception of physical, psychological, and existential suffering in older individuals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Family caregiving of persons with dementia: prevalence, health effects, and support strategies
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:240-9. 2004
    ..Authors review practice guidelines and recommendations for healthcare providers in light of the empirical literature on family caregiving...
  24. pmc Dementia caregiver intervention research: in search of clinical significance
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 42:589-602. 2002
    ..Our goal was to focus on issues of clinical significance in caregiver intervention research in order to move the field toward a greater emphasis on achieving reliable and clinically meaningful outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Caregiver-specific outcomes in antidementia clinical drug trials: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jennifer Hagerty Lingler
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:983-90. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based caregiver interventions in geriatric psychiatry
    Richard Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:1007-38, x. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Negative reactions to received spousal care: predictors and consequences of miscarried support
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Health Psychol 21:167-76. 2002
    ..In addition, negative reactions were predictive of the women's increased depressive symptomatology and decreased life satisfaction. Findings illustrate a useful theoretical approach to the examination of support from family caregivers...
  28. ncbi request reprint The course of functional decline in older people with persistently elevated depressive symptoms: longitudinal findings from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Eric J Lenze
    Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:569-75. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between persistently high depressive symptoms and long-term changes in functional disability in elderly persons...
  29. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality and the well-being of informal caregivers: a review, critique, and research prospectus
    R S Hebert
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:497-520. 2006
    ..Future studies should be theory driven and utilize psychometrically sound measures of religion/spirituality. Suggestions are provided to help guide future work...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Life Engagement Test: assessing purpose in life
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Behav Med 29:291-8. 2006
    ..Discussion centers on the use of the Life Engagement Test in behavioral medicine and health psychology research and recent associations that have begun to emerge between the scale and health-relevant outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Emotional congruence in older couples coping with wives' osteoarthritis: exacerbating effects of pain behavior
    Jennifer A Druley
    Department of Psychology, Cleveland State University, Ohio 44115, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:406-14. 2003
    ..Patients who were more depressed and who engaged in high levels of pain behavior had husbands who became more depressed and angry...
  32. ncbi request reprint Spouses' and physicians' perceptions of pain severity in older women with osteoarthritis: dyadic agreement and patients' well-being
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Pain 106:27-34. 2003
    ..Agreement between patients and physicians was associated with less (rather than more) self-efficacy and positive affect when compared to physicians' underestimation of patients' pain...
  33. ncbi request reprint Family caregiver functioning in late-life bipolar disorder
    Lynn M Martire
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:335-6. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Mortality after the hospitalization of a spouse
    Jennifer H Lingler
    N Engl J Med 354:2190-1; author reply 2190-1. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time exercise and overall physical activity in older women caregivers and non-caregivers from the Caregiver-SOF Study
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 43:226-9. 2006
    ..However, through caregiving tasks, caregivers may be as physically active as non-caregivers. This study compared leisure-time exercise and overall physical activity in elderly women caregivers and non-caregivers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Change in the centrality of women's multiple roles: effects of role stress and rewards
    Tina R Norton
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S52-62. 2002
    ....