John P Garofalo
Affiliation: Washington State University
- Stress and quality of life in African American cancer survivorsJohn P Garofalo
Washington State University Vancouver, USA
Ethn Dis 16:732-8. 2006..A comprehensive knowledge of QOL among these survivors will guide future research and facilitate the development of interventions to improve QOL, possibly reducing observed health disparities...
- The role of mood states underlying sex differences in the perception and tolerance of painJohn P Garofalo
Department of Psychology, Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, Washington 98686 9600, USA
Pain Pract 6:186-96. 2006..Fatigue was also found to be particularly important to reports of pain severity in men and pain tolerance in response to noxious stimuli for women. Possible pathways in which mood states influenced these endpoints are discussed...
- Impact of a breast cancer diagnosis on adult children's cognitive and emotional coherenceJohn P Garofalo
Departmentof Psychology, Washington State University Vancouver, WA 98686 9600, USA
J Psychosoc Oncol 27:25-41. 2009..Albeit preliminary, findings supported study hypotheses and argue that this construct may represent an important mediator of distress as well as a pivotal target for psychosocial intervention...
- Uncertainty during the transition from cancer patient to survivorJohn P Garofalo
Department of Psychology, Washington State University Vancouver, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98686 9600, USA
Cancer Nurs 32:E8-E14. 2009..Furthermore, uncertainty may a represent a key mechanism (and target for intervention) during the transition from cancer patient to survivor...
- Look on the bright side: do the benefits of optimism depend on the social nature of the stressor?Alexandra L Terrill
Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
J Behav Med 33:399-414. 2010..Optimism-related attenuation of reactivity to the social vs. non-social stressor contributes further evidence to an emerging picture of psychosocial risk as largely reflecting person x social environment interactions...
- Expressive writing intervention for adolescents' somatic symptoms and moodElizabeth Soliday
Department of Psychology, Washington State University at Vancouver, 98696, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:792-801. 2004..Expressive writing shows promise as a cost-efficient intervention to address the emotional concerns of young adolescents; further work with clinical populations may lead to even more robust results...