- 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
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- Online cancer support groups: a review of the research literature
Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Comput Inform Nurs 21:136-42. 2003
..The few studies that were found in the literature suffered from a lack of experimental design, small and homogenous samples, and lack of outcome measures, thereby limiting applicability of results...
- 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...
- Subjective well-being. The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index
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...
- Resilience, reflection, and residual stress in ovarian cancer survivorship: a gynecologic oncology group study
Lari B Wenzel
Epidemiology Division, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine 92697 7555, USA
Psychooncology 11:142-53. 2002
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- A comparison of the standard and the computerized versions of the Well-being Questionnaire (WBQ) and the Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ)
Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Qual Life Res 7:33-8. 1998
..Therefore, the norms and cut-off scores obtained from paper and pencil assessments can be used in computerized versions of the WBQ and DTSQ and vice versa...
- Quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors
Department of Gynecologic Oncology, 1155 Herman Pressler, CPB6 3244, Unit 1362, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Clin Oncol 23:7428-36. 2005
..To compare quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors treated with either radical hysterectomy and lymph node dissection or radiotherapy...
- The conflict adaptation effect: it's not just priming
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...
- Psychosocial adjustment of female partners of men with prostate cancer: a review of the literature
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Psychooncology 15:937-53. 2006
- Explaining transitions over the hypothesized psychosis continuum
Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, Maastricht, University, The Netherlands
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:180-6. 2005
- Efficacy of applied behavioral intervention in preschool children with autism for improving cognitive, language, and adaptive behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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...
- 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...
- Adaptive gain and the role of the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system in optimal performance
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...
- 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...
- Psychological and physical adjustment to breast cancer over 4 years: identifying distinct trajectories of change
Vicki S Helgeson
Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Health Psychol 23:3-15. 2004
..Indices of personal resources (i.e., self-image, optimism, perceived control) and social resources (i.e., social support) successfully distinguished different courses of mental and physical functioning...
- 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...
- 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
- Validity of Antonovsky's sense of coherence scale: a systematic review
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)...
- 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?..
- Breathlessness in cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: using a qualitative approach to describe the experience of patients and carers
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...
- 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
- 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...
- How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
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...
- Electronic diary assessment of pain, disability and psychological adaptation in patients differing in duration of pain
M L Peters
Department of Medical Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Pain 84:181-92. 2000
Computerized diary measurement of pain, disability and psychological adaptation was performed four times a day for 4 weeks in 80 patients with various duration of unexplained pain...
- Learning to live with the pain: acceptance of pain predicts adjustment in persons with chronic pain
L M McCracken
The University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, IL 60637, USA
Pain 74:21-7. 1998
..These results are preliminary. Further study will be needed to show for whom and under what circumstances, accepting some aspects of the pain experience may be beneficial...
- Physical and mental health effects of family caregiving
University Center for Social and Urban Research at the University of Pittsburgh, USA
Am J Nurs 108:23-7; quiz 27. 2008
..Adverse-and even positive-outcomes in a chronic stress experience...
- A systematic review of psychological factors as predictors of chronicity/disability in prospective cohorts of low back pain
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...
- 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
- 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
- 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...
- Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studies
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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- Positive affect and the other side of coping
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
Am Psychol 55:647-54. 2000
- Quality of life and psychologic adjustment in children and adolescents with early treated phenylketonuria can be normal
Markus A Landolt
Division of Psychosomatics and Psychiatry, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
J Pediatr 140:516-21. 2002
..To assess quality of life and psychologic adjustment in children and adolescents with early treated phenylketonuria (PKU)...
- Coping style as a predictor of health and well-being across the first year of medical school
Crystal L Park
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Health Psychol 22:627-31. 2003
..This study demonstrated the utility of measuring coping style and the predictive ability of coping on physical health in a healthy sample...
- 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...
- "Timing It Right": a conceptual framework for addressing the support needs of family caregivers to stroke survivors from the hospital to the home
Jill I Cameron
Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
Patient Educ Couns 70:305-14. 2008
..Discuss family caregivers of stroke survivors' changing needs for education and support across the care continuum...
- Suicidal ideation among medical students and young physicians: a nationwide and prospective study of prevalence and predictors
Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1111, Blindern, N 317, Oslo, Norway
J Affect Disord 64:69-79. 2001
..Despite an increased risk of suicide among physicians we lack studies on prevalence and predictors of suicidal ideation among medical students and young doctors...
- Cancer patients' coping styles and doctor-patient communication
L M Ong
Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Psychooncology 8:155-66. 1999
..Also, cancer patients' coping styles are not related to other personal and disease characteristics. Further, a monitoring style seems to have an impact on patients' question-asking and dominance during the oncological consultation...
- The effect of salutogenic treatment principles on coping with mental health problems A randomised controlled trial
Bergen University College, Department of Health and Social Research, Haugeveien 28, N 5005 Bergen, Norway
Patient Educ Couns 62:212-9. 2006
..The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of talk-therapy groups based on salutogenic treatment principles on coping with mental health problems...
- Adolescents' emotion regulation in daily life: links to depressive symptoms and problem behavior
Jennifer S Silk
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA
Child Dev 74:1869-80. 2003
..g., denial) or involuntary engagement (e.g., rumination) was less effective in regulating negative affect, and greater use of these strategies was related to higher levels of depressive symptoms and problem behavior...
- Clinical understanding and clinical implications of response shift
I B Wilson
Primary Care Outcomes Research Institute and the Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Soc Sci Med 48:1577-88. 1999
- The effect of dyadic intervention on self-efficacy, social support, and depression for men with prostate cancer
Bryan A Weber
Department of Adult and Elderly Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Florida, P O Box 100197, Gainesville, FL 32610 0197, USA
Psychooncology 13:47-60. 2004
..Future research directions and clinical application is presented...
- 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
- Is terror gender-blind? Gender differences in reaction to terror events
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...
- 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...
- Family adjustment to childhood developmental disability: a measure of parent appraisal of family impacts
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A meta-analytic review of coping with illness: do causal attributions matter?
S C Roesch
Behavioural Science Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 3801 West Temple Avenue, 91768, Pomona, CA 91768, USA
J Psychosom Res 50:205-19. 2001
..It was hypothesized that causal attributions would be both directly related to psychological adjustment and indirectly related to psychology adjustment via coping strategies...
- 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
- The development of the pediatric cardiac quality of life inventory: a quality of life measure for children and adolescents with heart disease
Bradley S Marino
Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Qual Life Res 17:613-26. 2008
..Quality of life (QOL) assessment in survivors has become increasingly important. The purpose of this project was to create the Pediatric Cardiac Quality of Life Inventory (PCQLI)...
- Coping styles associated with psychological adjustment to advanced breast cancer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5544, USA
Health Psychol 15:434-7. 1996
..Because this was a cross-sectional study, no conclusions regarding a causal relationship between adjustment and emotional expressiveness or adjustment and fighting spirit were possible...
- Perceived stress during undergraduate medical training: a qualitative study
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...
- Psychological factors and cancer development: evidence after 30 years of research
Helen Dowling Institute, Rubenslaan 190, Utrecht 3582 JJ, The Netherlands
Clin Psychol Rev 24:315-38. 2004
..A methodological shortcoming is not to have investigated the interactive effect of psychological factors, demographic, and biomedical risk factors...
- Factors contributing to sense of coherence among men and women
Salla Maarit Volanen
Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
Eur J Public Health 14:322-30. 2004
..e. childhood living conditions, work and family life, and social relationships, with sense of coherence (SOC) among Finnish men and women. A particular interest was devoted to interactions between sex and GRR...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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."..
- 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...
- Posttraumatic growth in clinical psychology - a critical review and introduction of a two component model
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...
- Dissociated long lasting improvements of straight-ahead pointing and line bisection tasks in two hemineglect patients
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Long-term trajectories of psychological adaptation among women diagnosed with gynecological cancers
Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, First Floor, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
Psychosom Med 70:677-87. 2008
..attention has been paid to identifying what factors place women at risk for long-term problems with psychological adaptation. The goal of the present study was to identify a set of demographic, medical, and predisposing factors as ..
- Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
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...
- Psychological stress as a predictor of psychological adjustment and health status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
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...
- The mental health of children affected by armed conflict: protective processes and pathways to resilience
Theresa Stichick Betancourt
Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
Int Rev Psychiatry 20:317-28. 2008
..Cultural and community influences such as attitudes towards mental health and healing as well as the meaning given to the experience of war itself are also important aspects of the larger social ecology...
- Coping and quality of life after tumor surgery: personal and social resources promote different domains of quality of life
Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Anxiety Stress Coping 20:61-75. 2007
..This effect was not mediated by coping. Results suggest the development of interventions to increase optimistic self-beliefs and coping skills in tumor-surgery patients...
- Reduction of pain catastrophizing mediates the outcome of both physical and cognitive-behavioral treatment in chronic low back pain
Rob J E M Smeets
Rehabilitation Centre Blixembosch, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
J Pain 7:261-71. 2006
..The implications and limitations of these results are discussed...
- 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...
- Coping with chronic pain: a comparison of two measures
Department of Veterans Affairs, Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston TX 77030, USA
Pain 90:127-33. 2001
..In the meantime, clinicians would be wise to give these coping responses particular attention in chronic pain programs...
- Stress response syndromes and cancer: conceptual and assessment issues
Psychosocial Oncology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Psychosomatics 43:259-81. 2002
- 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...
- Daily coping practice predicts treatment effects in children with sickle cell disease
K M Gil
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3270, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 26:163-73. 2001
..To examine the 1-month effects of a pain coping skills intervention in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
- The role of optimism in social network development, coping, and psychological adjustment during a life transition
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...
- Psychosocial nursing therapy following sudden cardiac arrest: impact on two-year survival
M J Cowan
School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095-1702, USA
Nurs Res 50:68-76. 2001
..13. There were a total of three deaths in the therapy group and eight deaths in the control group. CONCLUSIONS: Psychosocial therapy significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular death in sudden cardiac arrest survivors...
- Resilience and marginalized youth: making a case for personal and collective meaning-making as part of resilience research in public health
Lisa Marin Wexler
Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, 313 Arnold House, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, United States
Soc Sci Med 69:565-70. 2009
..Specifically, group affiliation can provide a context to reconceptualize personal difficulty as a politicized collective struggle, and through this reading, can create a platform for ideological commitment and resistance...
- Symptoms of depression are important to psychological adaptation and metabolic control in children with diabetes mellitus
Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Diabet Med 16:14-22. 1999
- 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
- Another person's heart: magical and rational thinking in the psychological adaptation to heart transplantation
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.
- Negative stress-coping strategies among novices in surgery correlate with poor virtual laparoscopic performance
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...
- Activities of daily living and quality of life in persons with muscular dystrophy
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...
- 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
- Quality of life and psychological adaptation of Korean adolescents with vitiligo
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.
- 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...
- 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...
- Adolescents with Turkish background in Norway and Sweden: a comparative study of their psychological adaptation
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 ..
- Students' perception of medical school stress and their evaluation of a wellness elective
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...
- 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...
- 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...