Amy McQueen

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Beliefs, Experience, and Interest in Pharmacotherapy among Smokers with HIV
    Amy McQueen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, St Louis MO, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:284-96. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Construct definition and scale development for defensive information processing: an application to colorectal cancer screening
    Amy McQueen
    School of Medicine, Washington University
    Health Psychol 32:190-202. 2013
  3. pmc Understanding narrative effects: the impact of breast cancer survivor stories on message processing, attitudes, and beliefs among African American women
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Health Psychol 30:674-82. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Interviews with "vapers": implications for future research with electronic cigarettes
    Amy McQueen
    Department of Medidicne School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:860-7. 2011
  5. pmc Women's cognitive and affective reactions to breast cancer survivor stories: a structural equation analysis
    Amy McQueen
    Washington University, School of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S15-21. 2010
  6. pmc Examining the role of perceived susceptibility on colorectal cancer screening intention and behavior
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, School of Medicine, Campus Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:205-17. 2010
  7. pmc Behind closed doors: physician-patient discussions about colorectal cancer screening
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1228-35. 2009
  8. pmc Construct validity and invariance of four factors associated with colorectal cancer screening across gender, race, and prior screening
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2231-7. 2008
  9. pmc Different effects of multiple health status indicators on breast and colorectal cancer screening in a nationally representative US sample
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:270-5. 2012
  10. pmc Perceived discrimination, psychological distress, and current smoking status: results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Reactions to Race module, 2004-2008
    Jason Q Purnell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:844-51. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Beliefs, Experience, and Interest in Pharmacotherapy among Smokers with HIV
    Amy McQueen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, St Louis MO, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:284-96. 2014
    ..To examine beliefs, prior use, and interest in using pharmacotherapy among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)...
  2. doi request reprint Construct definition and scale development for defensive information processing: an application to colorectal cancer screening
    Amy McQueen
    School of Medicine, Washington University
    Health Psychol 32:190-202. 2013
    ..In addition, we developed and tested measures of defensiveness for colorectal cancer screening, an important public health issue...
  3. pmc Understanding narrative effects: the impact of breast cancer survivor stories on message processing, attitudes, and beliefs among African American women
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Health Psychol 30:674-82. 2011
    ..Examine the longitudinal effects of personal narratives about mammography and breast cancer compared with a traditional informational approach...
  4. doi request reprint Interviews with "vapers": implications for future research with electronic cigarettes
    Amy McQueen
    Department of Medidicne School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:860-7. 2011
    ..Scant research exists to evaluate the efficacy and safety of such devices, and only one quantitative survey of European users (N = 81) has been published. This qualitative study explores e-cig users' ("vapers") experiences...
  5. pmc Women's cognitive and affective reactions to breast cancer survivor stories: a structural equation analysis
    Amy McQueen
    Washington University, School of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S15-21. 2010
    ..Compare the immediate affective and cognitive reactions to cancer survivor stories about mammography and breast cancer vs. a didactic, informational approach...
  6. pmc Examining the role of perceived susceptibility on colorectal cancer screening intention and behavior
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, School of Medicine, Campus Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:205-17. 2010
    ..The role of perceived susceptibility was not limited to direct effects but involved mediating and moderating pathways of influence...
  7. pmc Behind closed doors: physician-patient discussions about colorectal cancer screening
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1228-35. 2009
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  8. pmc Construct validity and invariance of four factors associated with colorectal cancer screening across gender, race, and prior screening
    Amy McQueen
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2231-7. 2008
    ..Replication studies in other populations are needed to provide further evidence of construct validity for the scales reported here...
  9. pmc Different effects of multiple health status indicators on breast and colorectal cancer screening in a nationally representative US sample
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:270-5. 2012
    ..To examine the independent associations between multiple health status indicators and breast and colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) in a national US sample...
  10. pmc Perceived discrimination, psychological distress, and current smoking status: results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Reactions to Race module, 2004-2008
    Jason Q Purnell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:844-51. 2012
    ..We examined the association between perceived discrimination and smoking status and whether psychological distress mediated this relationship in a large, multiethnic sample...
  11. pmc Comparing narrative and informational videos to increase mammography in low-income African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S6-14. 2010
    ..Compare effects of narrative and informational videos on use of mammography, cancer-related beliefs, recall of core content and a range of reactions to the videos...
  12. pmc Factorial validity and invariance of four psychosocial constructs of colorectal cancer screening: does screening experience matter?
    Caitlin C Murphy
    Authors Affiliations Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health and Center for Translational Injury Research, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas and Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2295-302. 2013
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  13. pmc Construct validity of a mammography processes of change scale and invariance by stage of change
    Sandi L Pruitt
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:64-74. 2010
    ..Our results confirm the a priori correlated four-factor structure of this scale and provide some support for the measurement equivalence of this scale across stage, supporting comparisons of POC use across stage...
  14. pmc Temporal trends in geographic disparities in small-area-level colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in the United States
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1173-81. 2011
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  15. pmc Measurement properties of a novel survey to assess stages of organizational readiness for evidence-based interventions in community chronic disease prevention settings
    Katherine A Stamatakis
    Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO, USA
    Implement Sci 7:65. 2012
    ..In order to develop and evaluate implementation strategies that are tailored to the appropriate level of capacity, there is a need for an easy-to-administer tool to stage organizational readiness for EBIs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates?
    Amy McQueen
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:782-91. 2006
    ..Such differences, if confirmed in future studies, may inform the use of gender-specific intervention strategies or messages to increase colorectal cancer test use...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlates and predictors of colorectal cancer screening among male automotive workers
    Amy McQueen
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, 7000 Fannin, Suite 2568, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:500-9. 2007
    ..We examined both cross-sectional correlates of prior CRCS and predictors of prospective CRCS initiation and maintenance during The Next Step Trial, a 2-year worksite behavioral intervention to promote regular CRCS and dietary change...
  18. doi request reprint Risk perceptions and worry about cancer: does gender make a difference?
    Amy McQueen
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Health Commun 13:56-79. 2008
    ..Different risk messages and intervention strategies may be needed to influence males' and females' perceived cancer risk and worry. All effect sizes were small, and future prospective research is needed to confirm our findings...
  19. pmc Promoting regular mammography screening I. A systematic assessment of validity in a randomized trial
    Deborah J Del Junco
    Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6410 Fannin St, LL 125, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:333-46. 2008
    ..Most health promotion trials in cancer screening offer limited evidence of external validity. We assessed internal and external validity in a nationwide, population-based trial of an intervention to promote regular mammography screening...
  20. pmc Promoting regular mammography screening II. Results from a randomized controlled trial in US women veterans
    Sally W Vernon
    Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, 7000 Fannin, Ste 2560, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:347-58. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial of two theory-based interventions in a population-based, nationally representative sample of women veterans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, substance use, and deviant behavior: examining separation and family conflict as mediators
    Amy McQueen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77098, USA
    Child Dev 74:1737-50. 2003
    ..Additionally, English language use maintained a direct effect on marijuana use among females, whereas this relationship was mediated by separation for males...