David K Wellisch

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predicting major depression in brain tumor patients
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Psychooncology 11:230-8. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The special case of complicated grief in women at high risk for breast cancer
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Center for the Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Palliat Support Care 8:7-15. 2010
  3. doi request reprint A retrospective study predicting psychological vulnerability in adult daughters of breast cancer patients
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Fam Syst Health 30:253-64. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial impacts of a camping experience for children with cancer and their siblings
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 740 Westwood Plaza, Suite C8 849, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychooncology 15:56-65. 2006
  5. pmc Diurnal cortisol in Complicated and Non-Complicated Grief: slope differences across the day
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:725-8. 2012
  6. pmc Craving love? Enduring grief activates brain's reward center
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Neuroimage 42:969-72. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of traumatic stress reactions in women at increased risk for breast cancer
    Nangel M Lindberg
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:7-16. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Prediction of neurocognitive outcome in adult brain tumor patients
    Thomas A Kaleita
    Department of Psychiatry, the UCLA Neuro Oncology Program and the Henry E Singleton Brain Cancer Research Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurooncol 67:245-53. 2004
  9. pmc When grief heats up: pro-inflammatory cytokines predict regional brain activation
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Neuroimage 47:891-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer patients' perceptions of their husbands' support in a cross-cultural context
    Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
    UCLA School of Public Health and Asian American Studies, Box 9251772, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 12:24-37. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Predicting major depression in brain tumor patients
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Psychooncology 11:230-8. 2002
    ..The incidence of MDD was about triple that found in other published studies using DSM criteria...
  2. doi request reprint The special case of complicated grief in women at high risk for breast cancer
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Center for the Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Palliat Support Care 8:7-15. 2010
    ..Special reference is made to women who have experienced a material death...
  3. doi request reprint A retrospective study predicting psychological vulnerability in adult daughters of breast cancer patients
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Fam Syst Health 30:253-64. 2012
    ..We also concluded that daughters possessing potential genetic vulnerability to depression are the most sensitized to traumatic life events such as maternal illness and death...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial impacts of a camping experience for children with cancer and their siblings
    David K Wellisch
    Department of Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 740 Westwood Plaza, Suite C8 849, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychooncology 15:56-65. 2006
    ..We conducted a prospective two-group evaluation of pediatric cancer patients and their siblings regarding experiences and affective changes resulting from a 1-week summer camp experience...
  5. pmc Diurnal cortisol in Complicated and Non-Complicated Grief: slope differences across the day
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:725-8. 2012
    ..Results demonstrate that the two groups do not differ on demographic variables (except education), but as hypothesized, those with Complicated Grief have a flatter slope across the day, controlling for education and body mass index...
  6. pmc Craving love? Enduring grief activates brain's reward center
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Neuroimage 42:969-72. 2008
    ..This study supports the hypothesis that attachment activates reward pathways. For those with CG, reminders of the deceased still activate neural reward activity, which may interfere with adapting to the loss in the present...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of traumatic stress reactions in women at increased risk for breast cancer
    Nangel M Lindberg
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:7-16. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Prediction of neurocognitive outcome in adult brain tumor patients
    Thomas A Kaleita
    Department of Psychiatry, the UCLA Neuro Oncology Program and the Henry E Singleton Brain Cancer Research Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurooncol 67:245-53. 2004
    ..To determine the relative contributions of patient, disease and therapy specific factors on neurocognitive outcome of brain tumor patients...
  9. pmc When grief heats up: pro-inflammatory cytokines predict regional brain activation
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Neuroimage 47:891-6. 2009
    ..The present study investigated the hypothesis that local inflammation is associated with greater subgenual anterior cingulate cortex (sACC) activation in persons undergoing chronic stress...
  10. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer patients' perceptions of their husbands' support in a cross-cultural context
    Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
    UCLA School of Public Health and Asian American Studies, Box 9251772, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 12:24-37. 2003
    ..A final major difference was in the area of communication, with both Asian groups appearing to value non-verbal communication over verbal, while EA women appeared to value verbal communication over non-verbal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress of female cancer caregivers: effects of type of cancer and caregivers' spirituality
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30303, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1367-74. 2007
    ..Cancer caregivers, who were nominated by cancer survivors, participated in a nationwide quality-of-life survey with 252 caregivers providing complete data for the variables...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in caregiving stress among caregivers of cancer survivors
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychooncology 15:1086-92. 2006
    ..Husband caregivers will benefit from programs designed to educate them to effectively assist their wife's psychosocial adjustment to cancer by reducing their stress from providing care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..These findings have significant implications for developing targeted programs to reduce the psychological distress of cancer caregivers with multiple roles and to assist them in recognizing their caregiving experience as meaningful...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric evaluations of heart transplant candidates: predicting post-transplant hospitalizations, rejection episodes, and survival
    Jason E Owen
    Department of Psychology, Loma Linda University, 11130 Anderson St, CA 92350, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:213-22. 2006
    ..Also, past suicide attempt was associated with a greater risk for post-transplant infection. Assessment and early treatment for these risk factors may reduce post-transplant morbidity and mortality...