Allen C Sherman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of personal meaning among patients in primary and specialized care: associations with psychosocial and physical outcomes
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Psychol Health 27:475-90. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Prospective study of religious coping among patients undergoing autologous stem cell transplantation
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, 756, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301W Markham, 72205, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Behav Med 32:118-28. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences regarding cancer group psychotherapy interventions: a view from the inside
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, AR Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:426-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Religious struggle and religious comfort in response to illness: health outcomes among stem cell transplant patients
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Behav Med 28:359-67. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Group interventions for patients with cancer and HIV disease: Part III. Moderating variables and mechanisms of action
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:347-87. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial supportive care for children receiving stem cell transplantation: practice patterns across centers
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 34:169-74. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Group interventions for patients with cancer and HIV disease: Part II. Effects on immune, endocrine, and disease outcomes at different phases of illness
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:203-33. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment and quality of life among multiple myeloma patients undergoing evaluation for autologous stem cell transplantation
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 33:955-62. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Effects of global meaning and illness-specific meaning on health outcomes among breast cancer patients
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 756, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Behav Med 33:364-77. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Advances in quality of life research among head and neck cancer patients
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine Division, Department of Otolaryngology, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 756, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 12:208-15. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Effects of personal meaning among patients in primary and specialized care: associations with psychosocial and physical outcomes
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Psychol Health 27:475-90. 2012
    ..e. social support, religiousness, emotional control). Personal meaning appears to be independently related to concurrent psychosocial adjustment in a range of medical settings...
  2. doi request reprint Prospective study of religious coping among patients undergoing autologous stem cell transplantation
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, 756, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301W Markham, 72205, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Behav Med 32:118-28. 2009
    ..Results suggest that religious struggle may contribute to adverse changes in health outcomes for transplant patients, and highlight the importance of negative or strained religious responses to illness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences regarding cancer group psychotherapy interventions: a view from the inside
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, AR Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:426-32. 2007
    ..In subgroup analyses, preferences were associated with disease site and not strongly related to psychosocial or demographic predictors. Understanding patient preferences may be critical for successful program development and utilization...
  4. ncbi request reprint Religious struggle and religious comfort in response to illness: health outcomes among stem cell transplant patients
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Behav Med 28:359-67. 2005
    ..Neither general religiousness nor positive religious coping was significantly related to any of the outcomes measured. Results highlight the role of negative or ambivalent religious responses to illness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Group interventions for patients with cancer and HIV disease: Part III. Moderating variables and mechanisms of action
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:347-87. 2004
    ..The current paper examines some of the factors other than phase of illness that might influence group treatment effects (e.g., intervention parameters, participant characteristics), and explores mechanisms of action...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial supportive care for children receiving stem cell transplantation: practice patterns across centers
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 34:169-74. 2004
    ..The proportion of centers that provide extended follow-up is encouraging, and offers opportunities to study long-term outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Group interventions for patients with cancer and HIV disease: Part II. Effects on immune, endocrine, and disease outcomes at different phases of illness
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:203-33. 2004
    ..Group interventions have not been tied consistently to improved survival rates for patients with advanced cancer; few studies as yet have focused on survival outcomes among patients with early-stage cancer or HIV disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment and quality of life among multiple myeloma patients undergoing evaluation for autologous stem cell transplantation
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 33:955-62. 2004
    ..Results highlight the importance of early screening...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of global meaning and illness-specific meaning on health outcomes among breast cancer patients
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 756, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Behav Med 33:364-77. 2010
    ..Different facets of meaning had different longitudinal associations with outcomes. Findings underscore the importance of distinguishing among conceptually discrete dimensions of personal meaning...
  10. doi request reprint Advances in quality of life research among head and neck cancer patients
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine Division, Department of Otolaryngology, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 756, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 12:208-15. 2010
    ..Some of the advances and limitations of the database are examined, and recommendations are offered for further work in this area...
  11. ncbi request reprint Measuring religious faith in cancer patients: reliability and construct validity of the Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith questionnaire
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Psychooncology 10:436-43. 2001
    ..These data build on previous findings with cancer patients, and suggest that the SCSORF may be a useful measure of religious faith in oncology settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of a supportive care team for screening and preemptive intervention among multiple myeloma patients receiving stem cell transplantation
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, 756, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:568-74. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Group interventions for patients with cancer and HIV disease: Part I: Effects on psychosocial and functional outcomes at different phases of illness
    Allen C Sherman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:29-82. 2004
    ..We examine psychosocial and functional outcomes for different interventions directed toward different patient subgroups, trace common themes, highlight limitations, and offer recommendations for further research...
  14. doi request reprint Changes in quality-of-life and psychosocial adjustment among multiple myeloma patients treated with high-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 15:12-20. 2009
    ..01) and less depression (P < .05) before transplantation. Our findings emphasize the importance of early screening and intervention...
  15. doi request reprint Determinants of participation in cancer support groups: the role of health beliefs
    Allen C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:92-100. 2008
    ..Although considerable attention has been directed toward cancer support groups, little is known about how often these services are actually used in clinical practice or the factors that influence participation...
  16. doi request reprint Religious coping and posttraumatic growth among family caregivers of cancer patients in India
    Avinash Thombre
    Department of Speech Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:173-88. 2010
    ..In multivariate analyses, the strongest predictors were benevolent religious reappraisals and punishing God reappraisals. Findings underscore the importance of meaning-focused religious coping...
  17. doi request reprint Posttraumatic growth among cancer patients in India
    Avinash Thombre
    Department of Speech Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Behav Med 33:15-23. 2010
    ..In multivariate analyses, reappraisal of worldviews was the strongest concurrent predictor of posttraumatic growth. Results suggest that deliberative cognitive processes merit further study...
  18. ncbi request reprint A multidimensional measure of religious involvement for cancer patients: the Duke Religious Index
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Support Care Cancer 8:102-9. 2000
    ..22). The DRI was significantly associated with demographic characteristics but not with medical variables. Findings support the value of the DRI for use in oncology settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coping with head and neck cancer during different phases of treatment
    A C Sherman
    Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 756, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Head Neck 22:787-93. 2000
    ..Little is known about how patients cope with head and neck cancer despite its devastating impact on basic functioning. This study examined coping patterns among patients at different phases of illness...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer: cross-validation of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Head and Neck module (QLQ-H&N35)
    A C Sherman
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Arkansas Cancer Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:459-67. 2000
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  21. doi request reprint Sleep across chemotherapy treatment: a growing concern for women older than 50 with breast cancer
    Carol A Enderlin
    Division of Genetics, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Little Rock, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:461-A3. 2010
    ..To conduct a metasynthesis of human sleep studies that included women aged 50 years and older with breast cancer across chemotherapy treatment...
  22. doi request reprint Experiences of Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC) rotations in hematology/oncology training
    Andrea Wang-Gillam
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Systems, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:71-3. 2008
    ..Trainees in hematology oncology need to learn development and regulation of clinical research protocols...
  23. ncbi request reprint Caregiver stress and burnout in an oncology unit
    Allen C Sherman
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Palliat Support Care 4:65-80. 2006
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