Perry M Nicassio
Affiliation: University of California
- A multidimensional model of fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritisPerry M Nicassio
Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, USA
J Rheumatol 39:1807-13. 2012..To evaluate a multidimensional model testing disease activity, mood disturbance, and poor sleep quality as determinants of fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- The contribution of pain and depression to self-reported sleep disturbance in patients with rheumatoid arthritisPerry M Nicassio
Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Pain 153:107-12. 2012..The data suggest the importance of interventions that target pain and depression to improve sleep in this medical condition...
- Psychological correlates of self-reported functional limitation in patients with ankylosing spondylitisTamar F Brionez
Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Texas Houston, 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 11:R182. 2009..The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of psychological variables in self-reported functional limitation in patients with AS, while controlling for demographic and medical variables...
- An evaluation of a biopsychosocial framework for health-related quality of life and disability in rheumatoid arthritisPerry M Nicassio
University of California, Los Angeles, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, USA
J Psychosom Res 71:79-85. 2011..To examine the relationships between physical, psychological, and social factors and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and disability in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- The future of health psychology interventionsPerry M Nicassio
Clinical Psychology Program, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
Health Psychol 23:132-7. 2004..In accordance, greater effort should be devoted to disseminating information on treatment effectiveness to professional and lay groups to maximize the public health benefit of established intervention approaches...
- Confirmatory factor analysis of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in rheumatoid arthritis patientsPerry M Nicassio
a Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles
Behav Sleep Med 12:1-12. 2014..Clinical indices were consistently correlated with the sleep quality factor, but not with the sleep efficiency factor. ..
- Correlates and predictors of disability in vulnerable US Hispanics with rheumatoid arthritisGeorge A Karpouzas
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90509, USA
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1274-81. 2012..In the present report, we identified factors associated with disability in a cross-sectional design, and evaluated their individual contributions to disability over time...
- Sleep loss exacerbates fatigue, depression, and pain in rheumatoid arthritisMichael R Irwin
Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, California 90095 7076, USA
Sleep 35:537-43. 2012..This study evaluated the effect of sleep loss during part of the night on daytime mood symptoms and pain perceptions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in comparison with control subjects...
- The contribution of disease activity on functional limitations over time through psychological mediators: a 12-month longitudinal study in patients with ankylosing spondylitisJennifer H Jang
Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Becker B 131, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2087-92. 2011..To explore whether helplessness, internality and depression would mediate the relationship between disease activity and functional limitations in patients with AS in a 12-month longitudinal study...
- Transition from acute to chronic pain and disability: a model including cognitive, affective, and trauma factorsCorinna Young Casey
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
Pain 134:69-79. 2008..Early detection of elevated depressive symptoms and high trauma exposure may identify individuals at greater risk for developing chronic pain syndromes who may benefit from early multidisciplinary intervention...
- The contribution of pain, reported sleep quality, and depressive symptoms to fatigue in fibromyalgiaPerry M Nicassio
California School of Professional Psychology San Diego, 10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92131, USA
Pain 100:271-9. 2002..The findings are indicative of a dysfunctional, cyclical pattern of heightened pain and non-restful sleep underlying the experience of fatigue in FM...
- The contribution of negative and positive illness schemas to depression in patients with end-stage renal diseaseSusan J Guzman
California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
J Behav Med 26:517-34. 2003..The results illustrate the important contribution of illness schemas to depression in this life-threatening disease...
- Predictors of positive psychosocial functioning of older adults in residential care facilitiesJeff Y Schanowitz
Alliant International University, San Diego, California, USA
J Behav Med 29:191-201. 2006..The results confirm the separate importance of health-related and meaning-based coping strategies in explaining positive psychosocial functioning in older adults living in residential care settings...
- Comparative meta-analysis of behavioral interventions for insomnia and their efficacy in middle-aged adults and in older adults 55+ years of ageMichael R Irwin
Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
Health Psychol 25:3-14. 2006..A research agenda is recommended to examine the mechanisms of action of behavioral treatments on sleep with increased attention to the high prevalence of insomnia in older individuals...
- Behavioral Treatments for Rheumatoid ArthritisPerry Nicassio; Fiscal Year: 2007..We anticipate, for example, that improvement in RA disease severity resulting from CBT and TCC will be mediated by reductions in pro-inflammatory cytokines (IL-1, TNF, IL-6). ..