Affiliation: Wayne State University
- A social psychological approach to improving the outcomes of racially discordant medical interactionsLouis A Penner
Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 485201, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:1143-9. 2013..Medical interactions between Black patients and non-Black physicians are less positive and productive than racially concordant ones and contribute to racial disparities in the quality of health care...
- Prosocial behavior: multilevel perspectivesLouis A Penner
Karmanos Cancer Institute Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 40202, USA
Annu Rev Psychol 56:365-92. 2005..Finally, we consider ways in which theory and research at these three levels of analysis might be combined in future intra- and interdisciplinary research on prosocial behavior...
- Discussing bad news in the outpatient oncology clinic: rethinking current communication guidelinesSusan Eggly
Communication and Behavioral Oncology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
J Clin Oncol 24:716-9. 2006
- Influence of clinical communication on patients' decision making on participation in clinical trialsTerrance L Albrecht
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
J Clin Oncol 26:2666-73. 2008..To investigate how communication among physicians, patients, and family/companions influences patients' decision making about participation in clinical trials...
- Variation in question asking during cancer clinical interactions: a potential source of disparities in access to informationSusan Eggly
Wayne State University Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MA 48201, USA
Patient Educ Couns 82:63-8. 2011..to investigate whether patient demographic characteristics and patients' companions influence variation in patient question asking during cancer clinical interactions, thus representing a potential disparity in access to information...
- Parent communication and child pain and distress during painful pediatric cancer treatmentsRebecca J W Cline
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, and Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:883-98. 2006..This typology provides a theoretical approach to understanding previous research and offers a framework for the continuing investigation of the influence of parents' communication during potentially painful pediatric oncology procedures...
- Information seeking during "bad news" oncology interactions: Question asking by patients and their companionsSusan Eggly
Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:2974-85. 2006..Future research and physician training in communication would benefit from expanding the focus beyond the patient-physician dyad to the roles and influence of multiple participants in medical interactions...
- A portable, unobtrusive device for videorecording clinical interactionsTerrance L Albrecht
Communication and Behavioral Oncology Program, Barbara A Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA
Behav Res Methods 37:165-9. 2005..Data are presented to demonstrate that the system is unobtrusive during the interaction, yet fully compatible with institutional review board guidelines to protect human participants' privacy and freedom to control the recording process...
- Understanding patient decisions about clinical trials and the associated communication process: a preliminary reportTerrance L Albrecht
Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
J Cancer Educ 18:210-4. 2003..Relatively little is known about why patients enroll in such trials. This affects the training and education programs designed to increase such participation...
- Studying the process of clinical communication: issues of context, concepts, and research directionsTerrance L Albrecht
Karmanos Cancer Institute and Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
J Health Commun 14:47-56. 2009..Two examples from our empirical research program are described...
- Knowledge of breast density and awareness of related breast cancer riskMark A Manning
Department of Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4100 John R MM03CB, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA
J Cancer Educ 28:270-4. 2013..The results highlight the need to disseminate information regarding breast density to women, while ensuring that the information is equally accessible to both Black and White women...
- Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfactionHeather Orom
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institue, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Psychooncology 18:290-9. 2009..This study investigated the roles of dispositional optimism and self-efficacy in PCa treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction...
- Communication and consumer decision making about cancer clinical trialsTerrance L Albrecht
Medical Interaction Research Group, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology MDC 44, College of Medicine, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Patient Educ Couns 50:39-42. 2003..We explore the question from the perspectives of the medical provider, the patient, and the accompanying family member, in order to better frame the complex interactional dynamics occurring during the interaction...
- Impact of brachytherapy on regional, racial, marital status, and age-related patterns of definitive treatment for clinically localized prostate carcinomaLaurel A Copeland
Department of Psychiatry, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Cancer 104:1372-80. 2005..Therefore, the authors evaluated the impact of permanent prostate brachytherapy on the relative rates of the use of specific prostate carcinoma treatment modalities over time...
- Using Doctor-Patient Teams to Reduce Health DisparitiesLouis Penner; Fiscal Year: 2007..If successful, the study should provide an exportable means of improving communication between physicians and minority group patients and reducing disparities in health care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..