Nancy McCain

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tryptophan degradation in women with breast cancer: a pilot study
    Debra E Lyon
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, 1100 East Leigh Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23298, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:156. 2011
  2. pmc Implementing a comprehensive approach to the study of health dynamics using the psychoneuroimmunology paradigm
    Nancy L McCain
    Department of Adult Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:320-32. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychoneuroimmunology, spirituality, and cancer
    Nancy L McCain
    School of Nursing and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1220 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23298 0567, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:S121. 2005
  4. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of alternative stress management interventions in persons with HIV infection
    Nancy L McCain
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:431-41. 2008
  5. pmc A model of neurodevelopmental risk and protection for preterm infants
    Rita H Pickler
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, VCU Health System, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:356-65. 2010
  6. pmc Effects of stress management on PNI-based outcomes in persons with HIV disease
    Nancy L McCain
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, VA 23298 0567, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:102-17. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring stress and immune response in healthcare professionals following interaction with a therapy dog: a pilot study
    Sandra B Barker
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980710, Richmond, VA 23298 0710, USA
    Psychol Rep 96:713-29. 2005
  8. pmc Research on psychoneuroimmunology: tai chi as a stress management approach for individuals with HIV disease
    Jo Lynne W Robins
    Integrating Wellness, Inc, Richmond, VA 23235, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 19:2-9. 2006
  9. pmc Cytokine comparisons between women with breast cancer and women with a negative breast biopsy
    Debra E Lyon
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, PO Box 980567, 1100 East Leigh St, Richmond, VA 23219 0567, USA
    Nurs Res 57:51-8. 2008

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Publications9

  1. pmc Tryptophan degradation in women with breast cancer: a pilot study
    Debra E Lyon
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, 1100 East Leigh Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23298, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:156. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  2. pmc Implementing a comprehensive approach to the study of health dynamics using the psychoneuroimmunology paradigm
    Nancy L McCain
    Department of Adult Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:320-32. 2005
    ..The examples address disease-specific measures for assessing the components of the PNI-based framework...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychoneuroimmunology, spirituality, and cancer
    Nancy L McCain
    School of Nursing and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1220 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23298 0567, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:S121. 2005
  4. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of alternative stress management interventions in persons with HIV infection
    Nancy L McCain
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:431-41. 2008
    ..Despite modest effects of the interventions on psychosocial functioning, robust findings of improved immune function have important clinical implications, particularly for persons with immune-mediated illnesses...
  5. pmc A model of neurodevelopmental risk and protection for preterm infants
    Rita H Pickler
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, VCU Health System, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:356-65. 2010
    ..Finding ways to better understand the complex relationships among NICU-based interventions and long-term outcomes are important to guiding caregiving practices in the NICU...
  6. pmc Effects of stress management on PNI-based outcomes in persons with HIV disease
    Nancy L McCain
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, VA 23298 0567, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:102-17. 2003
    ..The findings point to a pressing need for further, well-controlled research with these common intervention modalities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring stress and immune response in healthcare professionals following interaction with a therapy dog: a pilot study
    Sandra B Barker
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980710, Richmond, VA 23298 0710, USA
    Psychol Rep 96:713-29. 2005
    ..Findings also suggest stress reduction in healthcare professionals may occur after as little as 5 min. of interaction with a therapy dog and warrants further investigation...
  8. pmc Research on psychoneuroimmunology: tai chi as a stress management approach for individuals with HIV disease
    Jo Lynne W Robins
    Integrating Wellness, Inc, Richmond, VA 23235, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 19:2-9. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Cytokine comparisons between women with breast cancer and women with a negative breast biopsy
    Debra E Lyon
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, PO Box 980567, 1100 East Leigh St, Richmond, VA 23219 0567, USA
    Nurs Res 57:51-8. 2008
    ..Because cytokines operate in integrated networks, a more complete understanding will be gained as multiple cytokines can be examined for patterns of response that may be associated with symptoms and prognosis...

Research Grants10

  1. PNI-BASED STRESS MANAGEMENT IN EARLY BREAST CANCER
    Nancy McCain; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. ALTERNATIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT APPROACHES IN HIV DISEASE
    Nancy McCain; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multiple indicators derived from the PNI paradigm will measure these three outcome domains, along with neuroendocrine mediation. ..