Frank Penedo

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality, quality of life and HAART adherence among men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:271-8. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Perceived social support as a predictor of disease-specific quality of life in head-and-neck cancer patients
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:119-23. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Anger suppression mediates the relationship between optimism and natural killer cell cytotoxicity in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:423-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and determinants of quality of life after prostate cancer treatment
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 67:1022-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of group-based cognitive-behavioral stress management in localized prostate cancer: development of stress management skills improves quality of life and benefit finding
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:261-70. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management intervention improves quality of life in Spanish monolingual hispanic men treated for localized prostate cancer: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:164-72. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity interventions in the elderly: cancer and comorbidity
    Frank J Penedo
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Cancer Invest 22:51-67. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management improves stress-management skills and quality of life in men recovering from treatment of prostate carcinoma
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Cancer 100:192-200. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress management skill mediates the relationship between optimism and positive mood following radical prostatectomy
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 22:220-2. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality, quality of life and HAART adherence among men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:271-8. 2003
    ..Future studies assessing the efficacy of psychosocial interventions in improving quality of life and HAART adherence should consider the role of personality traits in promoting better quality of life...
  2. doi request reprint Perceived social support as a predictor of disease-specific quality of life in head-and-neck cancer patients
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:119-23. 2012
    ..Psychosocial factors such as social support may explain individual variance in DSQOL outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anger suppression mediates the relationship between optimism and natural killer cell cytotoxicity in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:423-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluated relations among optimism, depression, anger suppression and natural killer cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) in 61 men treated for localized prostate cancer (PC)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and determinants of quality of life after prostate cancer treatment
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 67:1022-7. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of group-based cognitive-behavioral stress management in localized prostate cancer: development of stress management skills improves quality of life and benefit finding
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:261-70. 2006
    ..However, few studies have investigated the role of group-based psychosocial interventions in improving benefit finding (BF), and virtually none have investigated these constructs in men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management intervention improves quality of life in Spanish monolingual hispanic men treated for localized prostate cancer: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:164-72. 2007
    ..The efficacy of a group-based psychosocial intervention with ethnic minority health populations may depend on consideration for cultural factors that can interact with group processes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity interventions in the elderly: cancer and comorbidity
    Frank J Penedo
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Cancer Invest 22:51-67. 2004
    ..The implications and limitations of these findings are discussed. Further studies that use larger sample sizes and examine possible moderating variables, such as age, on the efficacy of such interventions are needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management improves stress-management skills and quality of life in men recovering from treatment of prostate carcinoma
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Cancer 100:192-200. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress management skill mediates the relationship between optimism and positive mood following radical prostatectomy
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 22:220-2. 2003
    ..Results suggest that the relationship between optimism and positive mood may be mediated by belief in being able to use stress management techniques effectively...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006
    ..Stress management interventions for HIV-positive persons have been designed to enhance coping skills and encourage health-promoting behaviors with the hope of decreasing distress and slowing disease progression...
  11. pmc Diurnal cortisol dysregulation, functional disability, and depression in women with ovarian cancer
    Aliza Z Weinrib
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Cancer 116:4410-9. 2010
    ..Here we investigate alterations in diurnal cortisol rhythm in ovarian cancer patients, and potential links with depression, life stress, and functional disability...
  12. pmc Cortisol and inflammatory processes in ovarian cancer patients following primary treatment: relationships with depression, fatigue, and disability
    Andrew Schrepf
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 30:S126-34. 2013
    ..Improvement in fatigue and vegetative depression is associated with the normalization of IL-6 and cortisol, a pattern which may be relevant for improvements in overall quality of life for ovarian cancer patients...
  13. pmc Social isolation is associated with elevated tumor norepinephrine in ovarian carcinoma patients
    Susan K Lutgendorf
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 25:250-5. 2011
    ..As beta-adrenergic signaling is related to key biological pathways involved in tumor growth, these findings may have implications for patient outcomes in ovarian cancer...
  14. pmc Biobehavioral influences on matrix metalloproteinase expression in ovarian carcinoma
    Susan K Lutgendorf
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:6839-46. 2008
    ..This study examined distress, MMPs, and angiogenic cytokines in ovarian cancer patients and in vitro...
  15. pmc Depression, social support, and beta-adrenergic transcription control in human ovarian cancer
    Susan K Lutgendorf
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:176-83. 2009
    ..These data show that genome-wide transcriptional profiles are significantly altered in tumors from patients with high behavioral risk profiles, and they identify beta-adrenergic signal transduction as a likely mediator of those effects...
  16. pmc A pilot study of cognitive behavioral stress management effects on stress, quality of life, and symptoms in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Corina Lopez
    University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Psychosom Res 70:328-34. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral stress management on human immunodeficiency virus viral load in gay men treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:143-51. 2006
    ..We tested whether a cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention in combination with antiretroviral medication adherence training (MAT) from a clinical pharmacist influences HIV viral load more than MAT alone...
  18. ncbi request reprint A stress and coping model of medication adherence and viral load in HIV-positive men and women on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 24:385-92. 2005
    ..This model advances researchers' understanding of the contribution of psychosocial variables in predicting treatment adherence and disease progression in HIV-positive men and women...
  19. pmc Stress management skills, neuroimmune processes and fatigue levels in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Emily G Lattie
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:849-58. 2012
    ..Because CFS patients comprise a heterogeneous population, we hypothesized that the role of stress management skills in decreasing fatigue may be most pronounced in the subgroup manifesting the greatest neuroimmune dysfunction...
  20. doi request reprint Comparing unidimensional and multidimensional models of benefit finding in breast and prostate cancer
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 24 8185, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:771-81. 2008
    ..Although theory suggests that there may be several domains to benefit finding, measurement instruments such as the Benefit Finding Scale (BFS) are typically considered to be unidimensional...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal sensitivity, partner support, patient-physician communication, and sexual functioning in men recovering from prostate carcinoma
    Scott D Siegel
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, FL 33134, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:303-9. 2007
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that certain IIP-assessed interpersonal styles may complicate the recovery of sexual functioning after surgical treatment for PC...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sexual functioning and quality of life after prostate cancer treatment: considering sexual desire
    Jason R Dahn
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Urology 63:273-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the relationship between sexual desire and quality of life (QOL) is moderated by sexual functioning in 91 men who had received treatment for localized prostate cancer within the past 18 months...
  23. pmc Longitudinal effects of social support and adaptive coping on the emotional well-being of survivors of localized prostate cancer
    Eric S Zhou
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Miami, Florida 33124, USA
    J Support Oncol 8:196-201. 2010
    ..Attention should be given to strengthening social support networks and educating survivors of prostate cancer on adaptive coping techniques...
  24. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress mediates the effects of coping on the quality of life of HIV-positive women on highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:175-83. 2004
    ..These relationships were both mediated by perceived stress. Results suggest that utilization of certain coping strategies may lessen or heighten perceptions of life stressfulness, thereby influencing QoL in this understudied population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social support, positive states of mind, and HIV treatment adherence in men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 23:413-8. 2004
    ..PSOM partially mediated the relationship between social support and adherence. PSOM may be an important mechanism through which social support is related to better medication adherence in this population...
  26. pmc Men's serostatus disclosure to parents: associations among social support, ethnicity, and disease status in men living with HIV
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:693-9. 2009
    ..Perceptions that one is in a supportive family environment may moderate these effects; however, ethnic differences may exist in the support processes of families coping with HIV...
  27. ncbi request reprint Validation of ethnicity in cancer data: which Hispanics are we misclassifying?
    Paulo S Pinheiro
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Registry Manag 36:42-6. 2009
    ..Improved procedures for identifying and recording ethnicity in health facilities are recommended, particularly focusing on improving the information gathered on Hispanics born in the United States, or who are black or female...
  28. doi request reprint Illness perceptions and emotional well-being in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Lara Traeger
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    J Psychosom Res 67:389-97. 2009
    ..More severe PC perceptions were hypothesized to predict poorer emotional well being, particularly among men experiencing greater post-treatment sexual dysfunction or general life stress...
  29. ncbi request reprint Coping and psychological distress among symptomatic HIV+ men who have sex with men
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:203-13. 2003
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  30. doi request reprint Psychological distress, killer lymphocytes and disease severity in HIV/AIDS
    Jeffrey M Greeson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:901-11. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sexual functioning after radiotherapy for prostate cancer: beneficial effects for patients undergoing external beam radiotherapy
    Jason R Dahn
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 65:953-8. 2005
    ..Physical activity preserves the sexual functioning capacity of older men. However, little information exists regarding the association of physical activity with sexual functioning after treatment for localized prostate cancer...
  32. pmc Interleukin-6, cortisol, and depressive symptoms in ovarian cancer patients
    Susan K Lutgendorf
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4820-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to examine associations between IL-6, diurnal cortisol rhythms, and facets of depression in epithelial ovarian cancer patients...
  33. pmc Promoting recovery of sexual functioning after radical prostatectomy with group-based stress management: the role of interpersonal sensitivity
    Ivan R Molton
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 64:527-36. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of interpersonal sensitivity on several treatment indicators, including response to a group-based psychosocial intervention...
  34. ncbi request reprint Physical symptoms, beliefs about medications, negative mood, and long-term HIV medication adherence
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:46-55. 2007
    ..Near-perfect levels of HIV medication adherence are necessary for treatment to be successful. However, many patients continue to report nonadherence to HIV treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and sociodemographic correlates of benefit-finding in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    David P Kinsinger
    Department of Psychology, The University of Miami, FL 33124 USA
    Psychooncology 15:954-61. 2006
    ..Prior work in other cancers has identified positive consequences (e.g. personal growth) following diagnosis and treatment, a phenomenon that has been referred to as benefit-finding (BF) and positively related to quality of life...
  36. ncbi request reprint Redes En Acción. Increasing Hispanic participation in cancer research, training, and awareness
    Amelie G Ramirez
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 107:2023-33. 2006
    ..Redes En Acción has increased participation in cancer control research, training, and awareness among Hispanic scientists and within Hispanic communities. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...

Research Grants6

  1. Quality of Life Intervention in Advanced Prostate Cancer
    Frank Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Ethnicity & Determinants of QoL Following PCa Treatment
    Frank Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Ethnicity & Determinants of QoL Following PCa Treatment
    Frank Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Ethnicity & Determinants of QoL Following PCa Treatment
    Frank J Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2010
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