LAUREL J NORTHOUSE

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family members
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4050-64. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A family-based program of care for women with recurrent breast cancer and their family members
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:1411-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Helping families of patients with cancer
    Laurel Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:743-50. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Research with families facing cancer: the challenges of accrual and retention
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan 47109, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:199-211. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of a family intervention for prostate cancer patients and their spouses
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5482, USA
    Cancer 110:2809-18. 2007
  6. pmc Using a state cancer registry to recruit young breast cancer survivors and high-risk relatives: protocol of a randomized trial testing the efficacy of a targeted versus a tailored intervention to increase breast cancer screening
    Maria C Katapodi
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 N, Ingalls Building, Room 2158, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:97. 2013
  7. pmc Randomized clinical trial of a brief and extensive dyadic intervention for advanced cancer patients and their family caregivers
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychooncology 22:555-63. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The impact of caregiving on the psychological well-being of family caregivers and cancer patients
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:236-45. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Helping patients and their family caregivers cope with cancer
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 39:500-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Psychosocial care for family caregivers of patients with cancer
    Laurel Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1227-34. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Outcomes of Triaged Family Care in Advanced Cancer
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. PROSTATE CANCER--FAMILY CARE FOR PATIENTS AND SPOUSES
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. PROSTATE CANCER--FAMILY CARE FOR PATIENTS AND SPOUSES
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family members
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4050-64. 2002
    ..The present study assessed patients' and family members' quality of life within 1 month after recurrence, and effects of multiple factors on quality-of-life scores...
  2. ncbi request reprint A family-based program of care for women with recurrent breast cancer and their family members
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:1411-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the FOCUS Program (family involvement, optimistic attitude, coping effectiveness, uncertainty reduction, and symptom management), a family-based program of care for women with recurrent breast cancer and their family caregivers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Helping families of patients with cancer
    Laurel Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:743-50. 2005
    ..To discuss the impact of cancer on families of patients with cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Research with families facing cancer: the challenges of accrual and retention
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan 47109, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:199-211. 2006
    ..The retention rate was very good with the majority of dyads (n = 218) completing all three follow-up assessments at 4, 8, and 12 months (82.9%)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of a family intervention for prostate cancer patients and their spouses
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5482, USA
    Cancer 110:2809-18. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Using a state cancer registry to recruit young breast cancer survivors and high-risk relatives: protocol of a randomized trial testing the efficacy of a targeted versus a tailored intervention to increase breast cancer screening
    Maria C Katapodi
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 N, Ingalls Building, Room 2158, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:97. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Randomized clinical trial of a brief and extensive dyadic intervention for advanced cancer patients and their family caregivers
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychooncology 22:555-63. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The impact of caregiving on the psychological well-being of family caregivers and cancer patients
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:236-45. 2012
    ..To provide an overview of patient and caregiver emotional distress; examine the sources of their distress, review evidence-based interventions that can reduce distress, and provide guidelines for assessment and intervention...
  9. doi request reprint Helping patients and their family caregivers cope with cancer
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 39:500-6. 2012
    ..Some patients receive in-home infusions, which were unheard of a few years ago. Family caregivers provide tasks that were previously provided by nurses; however, caregivers lack the educational preparation that nurses receive...
  10. doi request reprint Psychosocial care for family caregivers of patients with cancer
    Laurel Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1227-34. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Interventions with family caregivers of cancer patients: meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:317-39. 2010
    ..Various intervention characteristics were also examined as potential moderators. Clinicians need to deliver research-tested interventions to help caregivers and patients cope effectively and maintain their quality of life...
  12. ncbi request reprint Living with prostate cancer: patients' and spouses' psychosocial status and quality of life
    Laurel L Northouse
    School of Nursing and the Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0482, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4171-7. 2007
    ..This study assessed patients' and spouses' quality of life, appraisal of illness, resources, symptoms, and risk for distress across three phases of prostate cancer: newly diagnosed, biochemical recurrence, and advanced...
  13. ncbi request reprint Couples' patterns of adjustment to colon cancer
    L L Northouse
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:271-84. 2000
    ..Interventions need to start early in the course of illness, be family-focused, and identify the couples at risk of poorer adjustment to colon cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of a family intervention on the quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family caregivers
    Laurel Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0482, USA
    Psychooncology 14:478-91. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Couples' adjustment to breast disease during the first year following diagnosis
    L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Behav Med 24:115-36. 2001
    ..Husbands' and wives' levels of adjustment at 1 year had a significant direct effect on each other's adjustment...
  16. ncbi request reprint A family-based model to predict fear of recurrence for cancer survivors and their caregivers
    Suzanne Mellon
    University of Detroit Mercy, College of Health Professions, 4001 W McNichols, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 16:214-23. 2007
    ..More family stressors, less positive meaning of the illness, and age were related to elevated fear of cancer recurrence for both survivors and caregivers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Qualitative analysis of couples' experience with prostate cancer by age cohort
    Janet K Harden
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:367-77. 2006
    ..Results indicate that although prostate cancer may have some universal effects on couples, it also may have differential effects by age cohort. Hence, targeted interventions by age cohort may be warranted...
  18. doi request reprint Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden
    Norissa J Honea
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:507-16. 2008
    ..Although the striking finding is the limited number of interventions targeted toward oncology caregivers, suggestions from the literature are offered to support and promote healthy outcomes for family caregivers...
  19. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the quality of life of cancer survivors and their family caregivers
    Suzanne Mellon
    College of Health Professions, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI 48221 3038, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:120-31; quiz 132-3. 2006
    ..Both the survivor's and family caregiver's quality of life independently contributed to the other's quality of life. Findings from this study suggest the importance of including both survivors and family caregivers in programs of care...

Research Grants10

  1. Outcomes of Triaged Family Care in Advanced Cancer
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, this study will examine intervention effects in dyads facing advanced cancer, in conjunction with program dose and patients' baseline risk for distress. ..
  2. PROSTATE CANCER--FAMILY CARE FOR PATIENTS AND SPOUSES
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Overall, this study will test the effectiveness of a family-based program of care in improving clinical outcomes, and test the ability of a model to predict which patients and spouses are at increased risk of poorer quality of life. ..
  3. PROSTATE CANCER--FAMILY CARE FOR PATIENTS AND SPOUSES
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Overall, this study will test the effectiveness of a family-based program of care in improving clinical outcomes, and test the ability of a model to predict which patients and spouses are at increased risk of poorer quality of life. ..