psychological adaptation

Summary

Summary: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Integrating response shift into health-related quality of life research: a theoretical model
    M A Sprangers
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 48:1507-15. 1999
  2. ncbi A longitudinal cohort study of burnout and attrition in nursing students
    Ian J Deary
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Adv Nurs 43:71-81. 2003
  3. ncbi Acceptance of chronic pain: component analysis and a revised assessment method
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 107:159-66. 2004
  4. ncbi Psychological aspects of persistent pain: current state of the science
    Francis J Keefe
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain 5:195-211. 2004
  5. ncbi Role of stress, arousal, and coping skills in primary insomnia
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:259-67. 2003
  6. ncbi Employment pathways in a large cohort of adult cancer survivors
    Pamela Farley Short
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Center for Health Care and Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Cancer 103:1292-301. 2005
  7. doi Psychological adjustment to chronic disease
    Denise de Ridder
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 372:246-55. 2008
  8. doi Efficacy of applied behavioral intervention in preschool children with autism for improving cognitive, language, and adaptive behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michèle Spreckley
    Uncle Bobs Child Development Centre, Department of Developmental Medicine, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 154:338-44. 2009
  9. ncbi Social context and acceptance of chronic pain: the role of solicitous and punishing responses
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 113:155-9. 2005
  10. ncbi Adaptive gain and the role of the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system in optimal performance
    Gary Aston-Jones
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation and Behavior, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Comp Neurol 493:99-110. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    Margaret Grey; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    ROBIN G WHITTEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Training Patients and Partners for HSCT: A Novel Coping Skills Intervention
    Catalina Lawsin; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. CBPR with Immigrant Chinese with Diabetes
    Catherine A Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. CBPR with Immigrant Chinese with Diabetes
    Catherine A Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. CBPR with Immigrant Chinese with Diabetes
    Catherine Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Breast Cancer:Education, Counseling, and Adjustment
    Judith Haber; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Kelly Young; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Prevention of Postrape Drug Abuse: Replication Study
    Heidi S Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Prevention of Postrape Drug Abuse: Replication Study
    Heidi S Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications262 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Integrating response shift into health-related quality of life research: a theoretical model
    M A Sprangers
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 48:1507-15. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi A longitudinal cohort study of burnout and attrition in nursing students
    Ian J Deary
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Adv Nurs 43:71-81. 2003
    ..Attrition from nursing programmes and retention of nurses in the profession are international concerns and steps are currently being taken in the United Kingdom to tackle these issues...
  3. ncbi Acceptance of chronic pain: component analysis and a revised assessment method
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 107:159-66. 2004
    ..A revised version of the CPAQ is suggested...
  4. ncbi Psychological aspects of persistent pain: current state of the science
    Francis J Keefe
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain 5:195-211. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Role of stress, arousal, and coping skills in primary insomnia
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:259-67. 2003
    ..The present study examined the relationship of stress and coping skills, and the potential mediating role of presleep arousal, to sleep patterns in good sleepers and insomnia sufferers...
  6. ncbi Employment pathways in a large cohort of adult cancer survivors
    Pamela Farley Short
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Center for Health Care and Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Cancer 103:1292-301. 2005
    ....
  7. doi Psychological adjustment to chronic disease
    Denise de Ridder
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 372:246-55. 2008
    ..Patients who can use these strategies have the best chance of successfully adjusting to the challenges posed by a chronic illness...
  8. doi Efficacy of applied behavioral intervention in preschool children with autism for improving cognitive, language, and adaptive behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michèle Spreckley
    Uncle Bobs Child Development Centre, Department of Developmental Medicine, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 154:338-44. 2009
    ..To review the effectiveness of applied behavior intervention (ABI) programs for preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their cognitive, adaptive behavior, and language development...
  9. ncbi Social context and acceptance of chronic pain: the role of solicitous and punishing responses
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 113:155-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that social influences can play a role in patients' engagement in activity with pain present and their willingness to have pain without trying to avoid or control it...
  10. ncbi Adaptive gain and the role of the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system in optimal performance
    Gary Aston-Jones
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation and Behavior, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Comp Neurol 493:99-110. 2005
    ..We propose that these prefrontal areas produce the above patterns of LC activity to optimize the utility of performance on both short and long time scales...
  11. ncbi Coping and distress among women under treatment for early stage breast cancer: comparing African Americans, Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites
    Jenifer L Culver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychooncology 11:495-504. 2002
    ..The data also provided evidence of a maladaptive spiral of distress and avoidant coping over time. Although some ethnic differences were identified, findings also point to a great many similarities across groups...
  12. pmc Toward a theoretical model of quality-of-life appraisal: Implications of findings from studies of response shift
    Bruce D Rapkin
    Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:14. 2004
    ....
  13. pmc Validity of Antonovsky's sense of coherence scale: a systematic review
    Monica Eriksson
    Nordic School of Public Health, Box 12133, S 40242 Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:460-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to systematically review and analyse the validity and reliability of Antonovsky's life orientation questionnaire/sense of coherence scale (SOC)...
  14. ncbi The biopsychosocial approach to chronic pain: scientific advances and future directions
    Robert J Gatchel
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76063, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:581-624. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi Theoretical perspectives on the relation between catastrophizing and pain
    M J Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 17:52-64. 2001
    ..Directions for future research are suggested...
  16. ncbi Counting blessings versus burdens: an experimental investigation of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life
    Robert A Emmons
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:377-89. 2003
    ..The effect on positive affect appeared to be the most robust finding. Results suggest that a conscious focus on blessings may have emotional and interpersonal benefits...
  17. ncbi A case for including spirituality in quality of life measurement in oncology
    M J Brady
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Psychooncology 8:417-28. 1999
    ..It is concluded that these results support the move to the biopsychosocialspiritual model for QOL measurement in oncology...
  18. ncbi Do chronic stressors lead to physiological dysregulation? Testing the theory of allostatic load
    Dana A Glei
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:769-76. 2007
    ..physiological dysregulation? 2) Is that relationship moderated by characteristics of the individual and his or her social environment? and 3) Do perceived levels of stress mediate the relationship between stressors and dysregulation?..
  19. ncbi Breathlessness in cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: using a qualitative approach to describe the experience of patients and carers
    Sara Booth
    Oncology Centre, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Palliat Support Care 1:337-44. 2003
    ..This subject has been little researched, although dyspnoea is recognized as a disabling, distressing symptom. The number of breathless people is increasing as patients with all types of cardio-respiratory disease live longer...
  20. doi War exposure, daily stressors, and mental health in conflict and post-conflict settings: bridging the divide between trauma-focused and psychosocial frameworks
    Kenneth E Miller
    Harvard School of Public Health, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, 651 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:7-16. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi Self-management of chronic pain: a population-based study
    Fiona M Blyth
    Pain Management and Research Institute, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    Pain 113:285-92. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi A meta-analytic review of benefit finding and growth
    Vicki S Helgeson
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:797-816. 2006
    ..Moderator analyses showed that relations of benefit finding to outcomes were affected by the amount of time that had passed since stressor onset, the benefit finding measured used, and the racial composition of the sample...
  23. ncbi A systematic review of psychological factors as predictors of chronicity/disability in prospective cohorts of low back pain
    Tamar Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, London, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E109-20. 2002
    ..A systematic review of prospective cohort studies in low back pain...
  24. pmc Chronic stress increases pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide (PACAP) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) mRNA expression in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST): roles for PACAP in anxiety-like behavior
    Sayamwong E Hammack
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:833-43. 2009
    ....
  25. doi Empowering processes and outcomes of participation in online support groups for patients with breast cancer, arthritis, or fibromyalgia
    Cornelia F van Uden-Kraan
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Qual Health Res 18:405-17. 2008
    ..This article demonstrates that participation in online support groups can make a valuable contribution to the emergence of empowered patients...
  26. doi Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studies
    Yoichi Chida
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:741-56. 2008
    ..Recent years have witnessed increased interest in the relationship between positive psychological well-being and physical health...
  27. ncbi Readiness to adopt a self-management approach to chronic pain: the Pain Stages of Change Questionnaire (PSOCQ)
    R D Kerns
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven 06516, USA
    Pain 72:227-34. 1997
    ..There was also substantial support for each factor's discriminant and criterion-related validity...
  28. doi Caring for a person in advanced illness and suffering from breathlessness at home: threats and resources
    Marjolein H Gysels
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Palliat Support Care 7:153-62. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi Chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder: mutual maintenance?
    T J Sharp
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:857-77. 2001
    ..Treatment implications are considered, as are issues for future research...
  30. ncbi Protective and damaging effects of mediators of stress. Elaborating and testing the concepts of allostasis and allostatic load
    B S McEwen
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:30-47. 1999
    ....
  31. ncbi Is terror gender-blind? Gender differences in reaction to terror events
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:947-54. 2005
    ..In addition, the contribution of level of exposure, sense of safety, self-efficacy, and coping strategies is assessed...
  32. ncbi Family adjustment to childhood developmental disability: a measure of parent appraisal of family impacts
    Barry Trute
    School of Social Work, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:271-80. 2002
    ..To develop the Family Impact of Childhood Disability Scale (FICD) to assess subjective interpretation or "primary appraisal" of parents regarding the impact of a child with developmental disabilities on the family...
  33. pmc Toward understanding the insight paradox: internalized stigma moderates the association between insight and social functioning, hope, and self-esteem among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Paul H Lysaker
    Day Hospital 116H, 1481 West 10th Street, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:192-9. 2007
    ..As predicted, the high insight/minimal stigma group also had significantly less impaired social function than the other groups. Implications for assisting persons to come to cope with awareness of illness and stigma are discussed...
  34. ncbi 10-year follow-up of chronic non-malignant pain patients: opioid use, health related quality of life and health care utilization
    Marianne K Jensen
    Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Blegdamsvej 9, Department 7612, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 10:423-33. 2006
    ..In Denmark, opioids have been used liberally for many years in the treatment of non-malignant pain, but long-term consequences as tolerance and influence on health related quality of life remain unknown...
  35. ncbi A long-lasting improvement of somatosensory function after prism adaptation, a case study
    H C Dijkerman
    Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 42:1697-702. 2004
    ..The current findings suggest that prism adaptation can have a non-spatial effect on neglect-related supra-modal deficits...
  36. ncbi Coping, pain, and disability in osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    M P Steultjens
    The Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research Nivel, Utrecht
    J Rheumatol 28:1068-72. 2001
    ..To establish the role of coping styles as prospective determinants of pain and disability in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip...
  37. ncbi Psychological factors in chronic pain: evolution and revolution
    Dennis C Turk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:678-90. 2002
    ..The authors conclude by noting that pain has received a tremendous amount of attention culminating in the passage of a law by the U.S. Congress designating the period 2001-2011 as the "The Decade of Pain Control and Research."..
  38. pmc Psychological, behavioral, and immune changes after a psychological intervention: a clinical trial
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3570-80. 2004
    ..This randomized clinical trial tests the hypothesis that a psychological intervention can reduce emotional distress, improve health behaviors and dose-intensity, and enhance immune responses...
  39. doi Culture and social support
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Am Psychol 63:518-26. 2008
    ..Discussion centers on the potential implications of these findings for intercultural interactions and for the use of mental health services by Asians and Asian Americans...
  40. ncbi Posttraumatic growth in clinical psychology - a critical review and introduction of a two component model
    Tanja Zoellner
    Roseneck Hospital Center for Psychosomatic Medicine, Am Roseneck 6, 83209 Prien, Germany
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:626-53. 2006
    ..The article ends with a discussion of fruitful future research directions and how PTG can add a new perspective into trauma therapy...
  41. ncbi The conflict adaptation effect: it's not just priming
    Markus Ullsperger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:467-72. 2005
    ..We discuss the data with respect to the conflict-monitoring and repetition-priming accounts...
  42. ncbi Dissociated long lasting improvements of straight-ahead pointing and line bisection tasks in two hemineglect patients
    Laure Pisella
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Unité 534 Espace et Action, 16 Avenue Lepine, Case 13, 69676, Bron, France
    Neuropsychologia 40:327-34. 2002
    ..It can be concluded that elucidating the mechanism through which prism adaptation affects neglect could lead to a better understanding of the neglect syndrome...
  43. ncbi Loving-kindness meditation for chronic low back pain: results from a pilot trial
    James W Carson
    Duke University Medical Center, USA
    J Holist Nurs 23:287-304. 2005
    ..Loving-kindness meditation has been used for centuries in the Buddhist tradition to develop love and transform anger into compassion. This pilot study tested an 8-week loving-kindness program for chronic low back pain patients...
  44. ncbi Scaling back goals and recalibration of the affect system are processes in normal adaptive self-regulation: understanding 'response shift' phenomena
    C S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:1715-22. 2000
    ..Other such phenomena are accounted for by the principle of hierarchical organization among the self-regulatory goals that comprise the self...
  45. ncbi Does positive affect influence health?
    Sarah D Pressman
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:925-71. 2005
    ..A theoretical framework to guide further study is proposed...
  46. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder: a state-of-the-science review
    Charles B Nemeroff
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 4990, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:1-21. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi Another person's heart: magical and rational thinking in the psychological adaptation to heart transplantation
    Yoram Inspector
    Shalvatah Psychiatric Center, Hod Hasharon, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:161-73. 2004
    The goal of this study was to examine heart transplant recipients' psychological adaptation to another person's heart, with particular emphasis on recipients' attitudes toward graft and donor.
  48. ncbi Negative stress-coping strategies among novices in surgery correlate with poor virtual laparoscopic performance
    I Hassan
    Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Br J Surg 93:1554-9. 2006
    ..This study explored the impact of habitual stress-coping strategies on the laparoscopic performance of novices in surgery using a virtual reality simulator...
  49. ncbi Subjective well-being. The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index
    E Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Am Psychol 55:34-43. 2000
    ..Representative selection of respondents, naturalistic experience sampling measures, and other methodological refinements are now used to study SWB and could be used to produce national indicators of happiness...
  50. ncbi The daily spiritual experience scale: development, theoretical description, reliability, exploratory factor analysis, and preliminary construct validity using health-related data
    Lynn G Underwood
    Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:22-33. 2002
    ..90s. Preliminary evidence showed that daily spiritual experience is related to decreased total alcohol intake, improved quality of life, and positive psychosocial status...
  51. ncbi The pain self-efficacy questionnaire: Taking pain into account
    Michael K Nicholas
    Pain Management and Research Centre, University of Sydney at Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Sydney, NSW 2065, Australia
    Eur J Pain 11:153-63. 2007
    ....
  52. ncbi Searching for the structure of coping: a review and critique of category systems for classifying ways of coping
    Ellen A Skinner
    Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Oregon 97207 0751, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:216-69. 2003
    ..Future steps involve deciding how to organize these families, using their functional homogeneity and distinctiveness, and especially their links to adaptive processes...
  53. doi Quality of life and psychological adaptation of Korean adolescents with vitiligo
    S Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:524-9. 2010
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of vitiligo on the quality of life and psychological adaptation in a Korean adolescent population.
  54. ncbi Activities of daily living and quality of life in persons with muscular dystrophy
    B Nätterlund
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section of Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 33:206-11. 2001
    ..30-0.54). Therefore quality of life as a measurement of rehabilitation outcomes might be based both on physical status, disability and psychosocial factors in terms of positive and negative consequences...
  55. ncbi Quality of life and psychological adaptation in siblings of paediatric cancer patients, 2 years after diagnosis
    B A Houtzager
    Paediatric Psychosocial Department, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105AZ, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 13:499-511. 2004
    ..The concept quality of life has primarily been applied in research on the effects of chronic illness on the affected patient, but has not yet been studied in siblings...
  56. ncbi Adolescents with Turkish background in Norway and Sweden: a comparative study of their psychological adaptation
    Erkki Virta
    Centre for Research in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 45:15-25. 2004
    Using a questionnaire survey, this study compared psychological adaptation (self-esteem, life satisfaction, and mental health problems) of Turkish adolescents in Norway and Sweden, and examined to what extent ethnic and majority ..
  57. ncbi Students' perception of medical school stress and their evaluation of a wellness elective
    J Lee
    Department of Family Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Med Educ 35:652-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Based on the students' responses, a wellness elective could be a useful addition to the first- or second-year medical curriculum...
  58. doi Physician wellness: a missing quality indicator
    Jean E Wallace
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 374:1714-21. 2009
    ..We show that health systems should routinely measure physician wellness, and discuss the challenges associated with implementation...
  59. ncbi Coping strategies, life style changes, and pessimism after open-heart surgery
    H Ben-Zur
    School of Social Work, Ray D Wolfe Centre for Study of Psychological Stress, University of Haifa, Israel
    Health Soc Work 25:201-9. 2000
    ..These results may be used by social workers in devising psychological interventions aimed at improving post-CABG patients' quality of life and bolstering their coping strategies...
  60. pmc Robotic neurorehabilitation: a computational motor learning perspective
    Vincent S Huang
    Motor Performance Laboratory, Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:5. 2009
    ..We discuss the limitations of current robotic neurorehabilitation paradigms and suggest new research directions from the perspective of computational motor learning...
  61. ncbi The role of optimism in social network development, coping, and psychological adjustment during a life transition
    Ian Brissette
    Insititute for Health Health Care Policy and Aging, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08901, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:102-11. 2002
    ..Mediational analyses were consistent with a model in which increases in social support and greater use of positive reinterpretation and growth contributed to the superior adjustment that optimists experienced...
  62. ncbi What do we really know about mindfulness-based stress reduction?
    Scott R Bishop
    Princess Margaret Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 64:71-83. 2002
    ..This article will provide a critical evaluation of the available state of knowledge regarding MBSR and suggestions for future research...
  63. ncbi Quality of life of survivors of testicular germ cell cancer: a review of the literature
    J Fleer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 12:476-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this review was to summarize and discuss research findings on the quality of life (QOL) of TCSs in terms of physical, psychological, and social well-being...
  64. ncbi Couples' adjustment to breast disease during the first year following diagnosis
    L Northouse
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Behav Med 24:115-36. 2001
    ..Husbands' and wives' levels of adjustment at 1 year had a significant direct effect on each other's adjustment...
  65. ncbi Duchenne muscular dystrophy--parental perceptions
    J E Bothwell
    The Division of Pediatric Neurology, IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:105-9. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi Psychosocial interventions for patients with cancer: what works and what doesn't
    F I Fawzy
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioural Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine 90024 1759, USA
    Eur J Cancer 35:1559-64. 1999
    ..It provides a theoretical model for designing psychosocial interventions, and provides guidelines for assessing what works and what doesn't...
  67. ncbi Attachment dimensions and drinking-related problems among young adults: the mediational role of coping motives
    Abigail M McNally
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Fourth Floor, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1115-27. 2003
    ..The findings support the basic theoretical supposition that one primary function of interpersonal attachment is the regulation of emotions...
  68. ncbi Hope, mood states and quality of life in female heart transplant recipients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:681-6. 2003
    ..This exploratory study was done to describe levels of hope, mood states and QOL; examine relationships between these variables and demographic characteristics; and identify predictors of QOL in female heart transplant recipients...
  69. ncbi Palestinian youth of the Intifada: PTSD and future orientation
    Tamar Lavi
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1176-83. 2005
    ..To assess the nature of chronic exposure to terror and its psychological and cognitive toll on Palestinian youths, as is reflected in posttraumatic symptoms, future orientation, and attitudes toward peace...
  70. ncbi Psychological resilience after disaster: New York City in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack
    George A Bonanno
    Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:181-6. 2006
    ..1% of the sample. Resilience was less prevalent among more highly exposed individuals, but the frequency of resilience never fell below one third even among the exposure groups with the most dramatic elevations in PTSD...
  71. ncbi 'I wouldn't want it on my CV or their records': medical students' experiences of help-seeking for mental health problems
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, UK
    Med Educ 37:873-80. 2003
    ..Medical education is reported to be demanding and stressful and previous work with doctors suggests that there is a resistance within the profession to help-seeking and an ad hoc approach to dealing with stress and distress...
  72. ncbi Medical student distress: causes, consequences, and proposed solutions
    Liselotte N Dyrbye
    Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1613-22. 2005
    ..In this article, we review the manifestations and causes of student distress, its potential adverse personal and professional consequences, and proposed institutional approaches to decrease student distress...
  73. ncbi Psychological stress as a predictor of psychological adjustment and health status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Ruth Curtis
    Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway University Rd, Galway, Ireland
    Patient Educ Couns 59:192-8. 2005
    ..It is concluded that improving patient adjustment to rheumatoid arthritis has implications for medical care seeking...
  74. ncbi Psychological adaptation after marital disruption: the effects of optimism and perceived control
    Frode Thuen
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 47:121-8. 2006
    ..extent to which the two personality factors--perceived control and dispositional optimism--are related to psychological adaptation after marital disruption...
  75. ncbi The relationship between cognitive appraisal, affect, and catastrophizing in patients with chronic pain
    David A Jones
    Department of Psychology, Social Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 4:267-77. 2003
    ..Implications for tailoring interventions to match individual styles of affect regulation are discussed...
  76. ncbi A critical review of the pain readiness to change model
    Robert D Kerns
    Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Pain 5:357-67. 2004
    ..The aim of this article is to review the work in this area and discuss implications for clinical practice and further research...
  77. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Mini-Mental Adjustment to Cancer (MINI-MAC) scale
    Samuel M Y Ho
    Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 12:547-56. 2003
    ..The results were discussed in terms of the meaning of the original Mini-MAC factors and cultural differences in coping functions between Chinese and UK cancer patients...
  78. ncbi Effects of a stress-reduction program on psychological function, pain, and physical function of systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Carol M Greco
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:625-34. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of a stress-reduction program on pain, psychological function, and physical function in persons with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who experience pain...
  79. ncbi Validation of the Chronic Pain Coping Inventory
    H D Hadjistavropoulos
    Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Pain 80:471-81. 1999
    ..These results suggest the CPCI is a valuable tool, above and beyond established coping measures, in the clinical assessment and research of pain. Directions for future research are discussed...
  80. ncbi Psychological adaptation and social support of parents of pediatric cancer patients: a prospective longitudinal study
    J E Hoekstra-Weebers
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Psychol 26:225-35. 2001
    ..To investigate levels of support and the concurrent and prospective effects of support on the psychological functioning of parents of children with cancer in a prospective longitudinal study...
  81. doi A prospective analysis of acceptance of pain and values-based action in patients with chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Health Psychol 27:215-20. 2008
    ..Acceptance of pain and values-based action appear important in the emotional, physical, and social functioning of individuals with chronic pain. The purpose of the current study was to prospectively investigate these combined processes...
  82. ncbi Health-related quality of life and coping strategies of children after treatment of a malignant bone tumor: a 5-year follow-up study
    Hendrik M Koopman
    Departments of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:694-9. 2005
    ..All measurements were compared to a control group of healthy peers (n = 1,122 and n = 272, respectively)...
  83. ncbi Perceived stress during undergraduate medical training: a qualitative study
    Christina Radcliffe
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Med Educ 37:32-8. 2003
    ..It can involve levels of stress that lead to disruptions in both physical and mental health. This qualitative study explores the views of Year 5 medical students on the causes of stress throughout their undergraduate medical training...
  84. ncbi Prevalence, correlates, disability, and comorbidity of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Deborah S Hasin
    Mailman School of Public Health, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:830-42. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic information is important to inform etiological research and service delivery planning. However, current information on the epidemiology of alcohol use disorders in the United States is lacking...
  85. ncbi Defensive burying in rodents: ethology, neurobiology and psychopharmacology
    Sietse F de Boer
    Department of Animal Physiology, Biological Center, University of Groningen, P O Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pharmacol 463:145-61. 2003
    ....
  86. pmc Clinical effectiveness of a rehabilitation program integrating exercise, self-management, and active coping strategies for chronic knee pain: a cluster randomized trial
    M V Hurley
    King s College London, London, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1211-9. 2007
    ....
  87. ncbi The First-Time Fathers Study: a prospective study of the mental health and wellbeing of men during the transition to parenthood
    John T Condon
    Department of Psychiatry, Flinders University, South Australia, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:56-64. 2004
    ..The present paper reports on these changes...
  88. pmc How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
    Andrea Meier
    School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007
    ..Most studies of these mailing lists have investigated lists dedicated to one type of cancer, most often breast cancer. Little is known about whether the lessons learned from experiences with breast cancer lists apply to other cancers...
  89. pmc Predictive factors of work disability in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic literature review
    E M de Croon
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, Research Institute Amsterdam Centre for Health and Health Care Research, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1362-7. 2004
    ..Until now, factors that predict work disability in RA have not been systematically reviewed...
  90. ncbi Coping with Type II diabetes: the patient's perspective
    M Koopmanschap
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 45:S18-22. 2002
    ..Although gaining a clearer understanding of the economics of diabetes was the goal of the study, a secondary objective was to consider the impact of Type II diabetes from the patient's perspective...
  91. ncbi Psychobiological mechanisms of socioeconomic differences in health
    M Kristenson
    Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, Linköping 58183, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 58:1511-22. 2004
    ..The paper concludes that sustained activation and loss of capacity to respond to a novel stressor could be a cause of the higher risk of illness and disease found among people with lower SES...
  92. ncbi Conflict adaptation effects in the absence of executive control
    Ulrich Mayr
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Nat Neurosci 6:450-2. 2003
  93. ncbi Psychological adaptation in children with idiopathic short stature treated with growth hormone or placebo
    Judith L Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4873-8. 2004
    The influence of short stature on psychological adaptation in childhood and adolescence is controversial. GH is currently used to treat children with idiopathic short stature (ISS, also known as non-GH-deficient short stature)...
  94. doi Changes in stress perception and coping during adolescence: the role of situational and personal factors
    Inge Seiffge-Krenke
    Department of Psychology, University of Mainz, Germany
    Child Dev 80:259-79. 2009
    ..Withdrawal was associated with high levels of perceived stress, independent of situation. Developmental changes in individual adolescents' stress perception and coping were in most cases situation specific...
  95. doi A selective review of maternal sleep characteristics in the postpartum period
    Lauren P Hunter
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4158, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 38:60-8. 2009
    ....
  96. doi The association between sexual function, pain, and psychological adaptation of men diagnosed with chronic pelvic pain syndrome type III
    Sylvie Aubin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    J Sex Med 5:657-67. 2008
    ..AIM. We compared the sexual function of men with CPPS to men without pain, and examined the relationship between the sexual, demographic, and psychological measures in men with CPPS...
  97. ncbi 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...
  98. ncbi Coping through emotional approach: scale construction and validation
    A L Stanton
    Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045 2160, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:1150-69. 2000
    ..Findings highlight the utility of functionalist theories of emotion as applied to coping theory...
  99. pmc Caretaking behaviors by adolescent children of mothers with and without a history of depression
    Jennifer E Champion
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:156-66. 2009
    ..Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  100. pmc Predicting persistent disabling low back pain in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Gareth T Jones
    Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 56:334-41. 2006
    ..However, it is not known whether these strategies may also precede the onset of chronic symptoms and, if so, whether they are independent predictors of prognosis...
  101. ncbi Coping styles and locus of control as predictors for psychological adjustment of adolescents with a chronic illness
    Susan A Meijer
    Department of Pediatric Psychology, the Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 54:1453-61. 2002
    ..Avoidance and locus of control were not strongly associated with psychosocial adjustment. Clinical implications of these findings were discussed in terms of preventive interventions for adolescents with a chronic illness...

Research Grants86

  1. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    Margaret Grey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In minority communities, the rates are as high as nearly 30%. Approaches that are appealing to youth and that can be cost-effectively delivered are necessary to reduce this epidemic. ..
  2. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    ROBIN G WHITTEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In minority communities, the rates are as high as nearly 30%. Approaches that are appealing to youth and that can be cost-effectively delivered are necessary to reduce this epidemic. ..
  3. Training Patients and Partners for HSCT: A Novel Coping Skills Intervention
    Catalina Lawsin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. CBPR with Immigrant Chinese with Diabetes
    Catherine A Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed project aims to improve diabetes management in immigrant Chinese patients by partnering with the community to develop an efficacious diabetes behavioral intervention that incorporates cultural concerns. ..
  5. CBPR with Immigrant Chinese with Diabetes
    Catherine A Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed project aims to improve diabetes management in immigrant Chinese patients by partnering with the community to develop an efficacious diabetes behavioral intervention that incorporates cultural concerns. ..
  6. CBPR with Immigrant Chinese with Diabetes
    Catherine Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project aims to improve diabetes management in immigrant Chinese patients by partnering with the community to develop an efficacious diabetes behavioral intervention that incorporates cultural concerns. ..
  7. Breast Cancer:Education, Counseling, and Adjustment
    Judith Haber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Emotional, physical and social adjustments are expected to be greater in each of the study interventions vs. DM and greater in DM+SE+TC as compared to DM+SE or DM+TC. ..
  8. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Kelly Young; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Elucidation of factors influencing children's pain response, and study of interventions to reduce pain, are important priorities for all clinicians who care for children. ..
  9. Prevention of Postrape Drug Abuse: Replication Study
    Heidi S Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Prevention of Postrape Drug Abuse: Replication Study
    Heidi S Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Use of Continuous Glucose Sensors in Adolescents with Inadequate Diabetic Control
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  12. PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENTS FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Bankole Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Clinical outcome will be re-evaluated at 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months follow-up post-treatment. This study supports NIAAA's goal to develop effective medications to treat alcoholism. ..
  13. Use of Continuous Glucose Sensors in Adolescents with Inadequate Diabetic Control
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Use of Continuous Glucose Sensors in Adolescents with Inadequate Diabetic Control
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. GRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR PLAS, ADOLESCENTS AND GUARDIANS
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These results are likely to have implications for millions of AIDS orphans internationally and for the 550,000 adolescents bereaved annually by parental death. ..
  16. Drug & Non-Drug Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Headache
    Scott Powers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long term objective is to establish effective treatments for CDH in youth that lead to sustained benefits in terms of clinically significant reductions in headache frequency and functional disability. ..
  17. Drug & Non-Drug Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Headache
    Scott Powers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long term objective is to establish effective treatments for CDH in youth that lead to sustained benefits in terms of clinically significant reductions in headache frequency and functional disability. ..
  18. Internet-based osteoarthritis pain coping skills intervention
    Christine Rini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. Randomized Clinical Trial in Juvenile Fibromyalgia
    Susmita Kashikar Zuck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long term objectives of this research are to establish effective treatments for JPFS that lead to sustained benefits in terms of improved pain control and functional abilities. ..
  20. Coping Skills Training in Heart Failure: Outcomes and Mechanisms
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. Negative Affect, Urges and Distress Tolerance, Effects on Cognition in AUDs
    Travis Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study may lead to improved treatments that help people to manage unpleasant emotions, think clearly and allow themselves to take advantage of the coping skills learned in treatment to avoid relapse. ..
  22. Therapeutic IVR For Relapse Prevention in Chronic Pain
    Magdalena Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study goals are: 1) to attempt to replicate the results of the two pilot studies of TIVR in a full-scale RCT; and 2) to determine the efficacy of the full TIVR in relation to an attention control condition. ..
  23. Culture, Dialectical Thinking and Psychopathology
    Kaiping Peng; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research is part of a growing concern for identifying the cultural factors involved in the etiology of psychological ill health. ..
  24. Coping skills training for arthritis: An effectiveness trial
    Joan E Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients'pain, psychological disability, self-efficacy, pain coping skills, and quality of life as well as cost effectiveness will be measured. ..
  25. Coping skills training for arthritis: An effectiveness trial
    Joan Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patients' pain, psychological disability, self-efficacy, pain coping skills, and quality of life as well as cost effectiveness will be measured. ..
  26. Coping skills training for arthritis: An effectiveness trial
    Joan Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patients' pain, psychological disability, self-efficacy, pain coping skills, and quality of life as well as cost effectiveness will be measured. ..
  27. Coping skills training for arthritis: An effectiveness trial
    Joan Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Patients' pain, psychological disability, self-efficacy, pain coping skills, and quality of life as well as cost effectiveness will be measured. ..
  28. Youth and Parent Knowledge of Diabetes Complications
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will provide substantial information about the optimal content, manner of presentation, source, and timing of the provision of information about the long-term complications of diabetes to youth with DM1 and their parents. ..
  29. Psychosocial Support to HIV/AIDS Affected Children in Zimbabwe
    Danuta Kasprzyk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  30. FAMILY PROCESSES AND RURAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..At each wave of data collection, home visits will be made to the participating families and to two friends of each participating target youth. Three teachers of each youth will report on their classroom practices. ..
  31. Multimedia Support for Caregivers of the Seriously Ill
    A Irvine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed program provides automates support and education for the caregivers via the Internet, including articles, videos, and help thinking through tough decisions. ..
  32. Rural women breast cancer survivors
    B Bettencourt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore the proposed study will provide the foundation for a long-term research program for understanding cancer survivorship among rural people. ..