Bret R Shaw
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Antecedent characteristics of online cancer information seeking among rural breast cancer patients: an application of the Cognitive-Social Health Information Processing (C-SHIP) modelBret R Shaw
Department of Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
J Health Commun 13:389-408. 2008..This study supports the applicability of the model to discern why people afflicted with cancer may seek online information to cope with their disease...
- Communicating about self and others within an online support group for women with breast cancer and subsequent outcomesBret R Shaw
University of Wisconsin Madison and Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Department of Life Sciences Communication, USA
J Health Psychol 13:930-9. 2008..Messages were analyzed using a program counting first person and relational pronouns. A positive relationship was found between use of first person pronouns and negative emotions...
- An exploratory study of predictors of participation in a computer support group for women with breast cancerBret R Shaw
Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Comput Inform Nurs 24:18-27. 2006..Implications for improving psychosocial interventions for women with breast cancer are discussed, and future research objectives are suggested...
- Doctor-patient relationship as motivation and outcome: examining uses of an Interactive Cancer Communication SystemBret R Shaw
Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1136 WARF Building, 610 Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Int J Med Inform 76:274-82. 2007....
- Creating a bond between caregivers online: effect on caregivers' coping strategiesKang Namkoong
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
J Health Commun 17:125-40. 2012..Findings suggest that perceived bonding has positive effects on caregivers' appraisal and problem-focused coping strategies, and it mediates the effect of ICCS on the coping strategies 6 months after the intervention has begun...
- Effects of insightful disclosure within computer mediated support groups on women with breast cancerBret R Shaw
Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Health Commun 19:133-42. 2006..Implications for improving psychosocial interventions for people with health concerns are discussed, and future research objectives are suggested...
- How women with breast cancer learn using interactive cancer communication systemsBret R Shaw
Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53726, USA
Health Educ Res 22:108-19. 2007....
- An e-health solution for people with alcohol problemsDavid H Gustafson
Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies and NIATx formerly known as the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Alcohol Res Health 33:327-37. 2011..One example of an addiction-relapse prevention system currently being tested is the Alcohol Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (A-CHESS) Program...
- Web-based cancer communication and decision making systems: connecting patients, caregivers, and clinicians for improved health outcomesLori L DuBenske
School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Med Decis Making 30:732-44. 2010..Implementation strategies should address timing, personnel, and environmental factors to facilitate continued use and benefit from IHCS...
- Use and Impact of eHealth System by Low-income Women With Breast CancerDavid H Gustafson
Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
J Health Commun 10:195-218. 2005..Practical significance is retained for all four outcomes. We conclude that an eHealth system like CHESS will be used extensively and have a positive impact on low-income women with breast cancer...
- Explicating an evidence-based, theoretically informed, mobile technology-based system to improve outcomes for people in recovery for alcohol dependenceDavid H Gustafson
Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Subst Use Misuse 46:96-111. 2011....
- Empowering processes and outcomes of participation in online support groups for patients with breast cancer, arthritis, or fibromyalgiaCornelia F van Uden-Kraan
Institute for Behavioral Research, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Qual Health Res 18:405-17. 2008..This article demonstrates that participation in online support groups can make a valuable contribution to the emergence of empowered patients...