Alexandra L Quittner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of maternal sensitivity and cognitive and linguistic stimulation on cochlear implant users' language development over four years
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Pediatr 162:343-8.e3. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised in a national sample
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, Miami, FL 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1267-78. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Erratum to: Psychometric evaluation of the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised in a national, US sample
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1279-90. 2012
  4. pmc Children with disorders of sex development: A qualitative study of early parental experience
    Halley P Crissman
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases Division of Child Behavioral Health University of Michigan Medical School 1500 East Medical Center Drive, SPC 5318 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5318 USA
    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2011:10. 2011
  5. pmc Adherence with tobramycin inhaled solution and health care utilization
    Becky A Briesacher
    University of Massachusetts Medical School and Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 11:5. 2011
  6. pmc Assessing disease disclosure in adults with cystic fibrosis: the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle and Transitions (ADULT) survey Disclosure of disease in adults with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Center for the Promotion of the Treatment Adherence and Self Management, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7039, Cincinnati, OH, 45229, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:46. 2010
  7. pmc Evidence-based assessment of adherence to medical treatments in pediatric psychology
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:916-36; discussion 937-8. 2008
  8. pmc Determination of the minimal clinically important difference scores for the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised respiratory symptom scale in two populations of patients with cystic fibrosis and chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa airway infection
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Chest 135:1610-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review of health-related quality of life measures for children with respiratory conditions
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 9:220-32. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity on quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis in the United States
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology and Pediatrics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Chest 137:642-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Effects of maternal sensitivity and cognitive and linguistic stimulation on cochlear implant users' language development over four years
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Pediatr 162:343-8.e3. 2013
    ..Previous studies of cochlear implants have not considered the effects of parental behaviors on language outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised in a national sample
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, Miami, FL 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1267-78. 2012
    ..The psychometric properties of a health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instrument, the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised (CFQ-R), were evaluated in a national sample of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  3. doi request reprint Erratum to: Psychometric evaluation of the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised in a national, US sample
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1279-90. 2012
    ..This is the first psychometric evaluation of the revised version of this instrument...
  4. pmc Children with disorders of sex development: A qualitative study of early parental experience
    Halley P Crissman
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases Division of Child Behavioral Health University of Michigan Medical School 1500 East Medical Center Drive, SPC 5318 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5318 USA
    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2011:10. 2011
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  5. pmc Adherence with tobramycin inhaled solution and health care utilization
    Becky A Briesacher
    University of Massachusetts Medical School and Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 11:5. 2011
    ..Adherence with tobramycin inhalation solution (TIS) during routine cystic fibrosis (CF) care may differ from recommended guidelines and affect health care utilization...
  6. pmc Assessing disease disclosure in adults with cystic fibrosis: the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle and Transitions (ADULT) survey Disclosure of disease in adults with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Center for the Promotion of the Treatment Adherence and Self Management, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7039, Cincinnati, OH, 45229, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:46. 2010
    ..This study assessed rates of disclosure and its perceived impact on relationships using the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle and Transitions (ADULT) online survey...
  7. pmc Evidence-based assessment of adherence to medical treatments in pediatric psychology
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:916-36; discussion 937-8. 2008
    ..As the prevalence of chronic illnesses in pediatric populations increases and awareness of the negative consequences of poor adherence become clearer, the need for reliable and valid measures of adherence has grown...
  8. pmc Determination of the minimal clinically important difference scores for the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised respiratory symptom scale in two populations of patients with cystic fibrosis and chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa airway infection
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Chest 135:1610-8. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review of health-related quality of life measures for children with respiratory conditions
    Alexandra L Quittner
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 9:220-32. 2008
    ..In summary, this review indicated that although significant progress has been made, there are still a number of pulmonary conditions for which there is no disease-specific HRQOL measure...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity on quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis in the United States
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology and Pediatrics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Chest 137:642-50. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence and impact of depression in cystic fibrosis
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33146, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:582-8. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of The Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire in the United States: a health-related quality-of-life measure for cystic fibrosis
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 2070, USA
    Chest 128:2347-54. 2005
    ..Versions of the CFQ are also available for children with CF and their parents. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the CFQ in a national study at 18 CF centers in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of cochlear implants on young deaf children: new methods to assess cognitive and behavioral development
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 8439, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:547-54. 2004
    ..As auditory input is restored via a cochlear implant, we predict that significant improvements in these variables will be observed...
  14. pmc Predicting behavior problems in deaf and hearing children: the influences of language, attention, and parent-child communication
    David H Barker
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146 0751, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:373-92. 2009
    ..Language was associated with behavior problems both directly and indirectly through effects on attention. Amount of parent-child communication was not related to behavior problems...
  15. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression in cystic fibrosis
    Ivette Cruz
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 30:569-78. 2009
    ..A large-scale epidemiological study of anxiety and depression in CF is under way and should provide better prevalence estimates and more information on the effects of these psychological symptoms...
  16. pmc Language and behavioral outcomes in children with developmental disabilities using cochlear implants
    Ivette Cruz
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Otol Neurotol 33:751-60. 2012
    ..The current study evaluated oral language and behavioral outcomes over 3 years after implantation in a sample of typically developing deaf children and children with developmental disabilities...
  17. pmc Identification of effective strategies to promote language in deaf children with cochlear implants
    Ivette Cruz
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Child Dev 84:543-59. 2013
    ..These effective, higher level strategies could be used in early intervention programs...
  18. pmc Cell phone intervention to improve adherence: cystic fibrosis care team, patient, and parent perspectives
    Kristen K Marciel
    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:157-64. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop and assess a web-enabled cell phone, CFFONE, designed to provide CF information and social support to improve adherence in adolescents with CF...
  19. doi request reprint Utilization of patient-reported outcomes as a step towards collaborative medicine
    Laura S Blackwell
    University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 14:146-51. 2013
    ..This model promotes greater patient responsibility, facilitates communication with providers, encourages shared decision-making, and enhances adherence. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Controlled evaluation of the STARBRIGHT CD-ROM program for children and adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis
    Melissa A Davis
    Psychological Assessment Resources, University of Miami, Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:259-67. 2004
    ..Data were analyzed to evaluate the effectiveness of the program as an educational tool for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing joint attention and symbolic play in children with cochlear implants and multiple disabilities: two case studies
    Karen C Johnson
    House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, California 90057, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:246-50. 2008
    ..We describe two cases in which measures of joint attention and symbolic play contributed to our understanding of progress in language acquisition following implantation for children with additional developmental disabilities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Behavioral inhibition, self-regulation of motivation, and working memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Jack Stevens
    Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 21:117-39. 2002
    ..Future directions for specifying childhood difficulties in inhibitory control and memory processes are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin in patients with cystic fibrosis chronically infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa Saiman
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032 3784, USA
    JAMA 290:1749-56. 2003
    ..Treatment strategies for cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease include antibiotics, mucolytics, and anti-inflammatory therapies. Increasing evidence suggests that macrolide antibiotics might be beneficial in patients with CF...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validation of a disease-specific measure of health-related quality of life for children with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Florida 32610, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:535-45. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire (CFQ)-Child version, a disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measure for children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of observed family relationship quality and problem-solving skills with treatment adherence in older children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis
    Kirsten E DeLambo
    Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:343-53. 2004
    ..To examine associations between observations of the quality of family relationships and problem-solving skills and reported adherence to medical treatments for older children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Dutch cystic fibrosis questionnaire (CFQ) in adolescents and adults
    Peter H Klijn
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cyst Fibros 3:29-36. 2004
    ..The 47-item CFQ-14+ covers nine domains, three symptom scales and one health perception scale...
  27. ncbi request reprint Barriers to treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis and asthma: what gets in the way?
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:846-58. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically identify barriers to treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma, as well as to examine the relationship between the number of barriers and adherence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Linguistic validation of cystic fibrosis quality of life questionnaires
    Tatiana Rozov
    Departamento de Pediatria, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 82:151-6. 2006
    ..The first three were developed for patients with cystic fibrosis aged from 6 to 11 years, from 12 to 13 years and 14 years or more, while the fourth was developed for the parents of patients aged 6 to 13 years...
  29. ncbi request reprint A multi-method assessment of treatment adherence for children with cystic fibrosis
    Avani C Modi
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 3015, Cincinnati, OH 45229, United States
    J Cyst Fibros 5:177-85. 2006
    ..Adherence rates for chronic pediatric conditions are approximately 50%. The primary objective of the study was to assess rates of adherence using four different measurement methods for children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Speech recognition at 1-year follow-up in the childhood development after cochlear implantation study: Methods and preliminary findings
    Laurie S Eisenberg
    House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 11:259-68. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate the responsiveness of the speech recognition hierarchy in tracking emergent skills from a sample of the CDaCI cohort...
  31. ncbi request reprint Study of a novel pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in pancreatic insufficient subjects with cystic fibrosis
    Drucy Borowitz
    Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    J Pediatr 149:658-662. 2006
    ....
  32. pmc Patient-reported outcomes in cystic fibrosis
    Christopher H Goss
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:378-86. 2007
    ....
  33. pmc Tracking development of speech recognition: longitudinal data from hierarchical assessments in the Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation Study
    Nae Yuh Wang
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:240-5. 2008
    ..To develop a speech recognition index that summarizes data collected through an array of age-appropriate hierarchical speech recognition tests in a longitudinal study...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of tobramycin solution for inhalation on global ratings of quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
    Alexandra L Quittner
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Health Professions, University of Florida, 1600 SW Archer Road, Room DG 136, Gainesville, FL 32610 0165, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:269-76. 2002
    ..Although these results are promising, they are limited by the use of a single-item rating of health. Future studies of the effects of TSI should utilize a well-validated, disease-specific measure of HRQOL...