N A Kasparian

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Melanoma: Questions and Answers." Development and evaluation of a psycho-educational resource for people with a history of melanoma
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Women s and Children s Health, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 24:4849-4859. 2016
  2. doi request reprint The nature and structure of psychological distress in people at high risk for melanoma: a factor analytic study
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:845-56. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Psychological care for people with melanoma: what, when, why and how?
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Old CCIA Building, Level 0, Sydney Children s Hospital, High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Semin Oncol Nurs 29:214-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Psychological stress and melanoma: are we meeting our patients' psychological needs?
    Nadine Angele Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales Old CCIA Building, Level 0, Sydney Children s Hospital, High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Clin Dermatol 31:41-6. 2013
  5. pmc Skin examination behavior: the role of melanoma history, skin type, psychosocial factors, and region of residence in determining clinical and self-conducted skin examination
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 148:1142-51. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint High- and average-risk individuals' beliefs about, and perceptions of, malignant melanoma: an Australian perspective
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:270-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychosocial outcomes in genetic counseling research: an overview of available measurement scales
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Level 3 Dickinson Building, 2031, Randwick, Australia
    J Genet Couns 16:693-712. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of psychological distress among individuals with a strong family history of malignant melanoma
    N A Kasparian
    Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Clin Genet 73:121-31. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Psychological responses and coping strategies among patients with malignant melanoma: a systematic review of the literature
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 145:1415-27. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Skin cancer-related prevention and screening behaviors: a review of the literature
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    J Behav Med 32:406-28. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint "Melanoma: Questions and Answers." Development and evaluation of a psycho-educational resource for people with a history of melanoma
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Women s and Children s Health, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 24:4849-4859. 2016
    ..Interventions addressing the supportive care needs of people with melanoma are rare, and needs are often overlooked. The study evaluated a newly developed, evidence-based, psycho-educational resource for people with melanoma...
  2. doi request reprint The nature and structure of psychological distress in people at high risk for melanoma: a factor analytic study
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:845-56. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Psychological care for people with melanoma: what, when, why and how?
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Old CCIA Building, Level 0, Sydney Children s Hospital, High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Semin Oncol Nurs 29:214-22. 2013
    ..To provide an update on the psychosocial challenges faced by people with melanoma, and ways of addressing barriers to supportive care...
  4. doi request reprint Psychological stress and melanoma: are we meeting our patients' psychological needs?
    Nadine Angele Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales Old CCIA Building, Level 0, Sydney Children s Hospital, High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Clin Dermatol 31:41-6. 2013
    ..Further prospective cohort studies are required for a better understanding of the impact of psychological stress on melanoma survival and recurrence, as well as the potential psycho-neuro-immunological mechanisms involved...
  5. pmc Skin examination behavior: the role of melanoma history, skin type, psychosocial factors, and region of residence in determining clinical and self-conducted skin examination
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 148:1142-51. 2012
    ..To examine the frequency and correlates of skin examination behaviors in an international sample of individuals at varying risk of developing melanoma...
  6. ncbi request reprint High- and average-risk individuals' beliefs about, and perceptions of, malignant melanoma: an Australian perspective
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:270-9. 2008
    ..The data provide preliminary evidence for the importance of identifying misconceptions that may impede informed decision-making about genetic testing for melanoma risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychosocial outcomes in genetic counseling research: an overview of available measurement scales
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Level 3 Dickinson Building, 2031, Randwick, Australia
    J Genet Couns 16:693-712. 2007
    ..e. the specific aspect of the genetic counseling experience to be studied), and the science underlying the scale (e.g. theoretical framework, psychometric properties)...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of psychological distress among individuals with a strong family history of malignant melanoma
    N A Kasparian
    Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Clin Genet 73:121-31. 2008
    ..Participants do not contemplate their melanoma risk in isolation, but evaluate their risk vis-à-vis the experiences of their relatives...
  9. doi request reprint Psychological responses and coping strategies among patients with malignant melanoma: a systematic review of the literature
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 145:1415-27. 2009
    ..For a substantial subset of patients, the diagnosis and/or treatment of cutaneous malignant melanoma may cause significant psychological distress...
  10. doi request reprint Skin cancer-related prevention and screening behaviors: a review of the literature
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    J Behav Med 32:406-28. 2009
    ..It is also recommended that specific targeted interventions are developed to increase the prevalence of preventative and early intervention behaviors for the control of skin cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Genetic testing for melanoma risk: a prospective cohort study of uptake and outcomes among Australian families
    Nadine A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Genet Med 11:265-78. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective cohort study was to examine uptake and psychological, behavioral, and cognitive outcomes of genetic testing for melanoma risk among individuals with a known family-specific CDKN2A mutation...
  12. pmc Skin cancer screening behaviours among individuals with a strong family history of malignant melanoma
    N A Kasparian
    School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Br J Cancer 103:1502-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of skin cancer screening behaviours among individuals at high risk of developing melanoma due to strong family history...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anticipated uptake of genetic testing for familial melanoma in an Australian sample: An exploratory study
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychooncology 16:69-78. 2007
    ..The potential role of genetic testing in families with an inherited pattern of melanoma is a complex issue, and yet limited data exist on perceptions of predictive genetic testing for mutations among individuals at high risk of melanoma...
  14. doi request reprint Melanoma survivors at high risk of developing new primary disease: a qualitative examination of the factors that contribute to patient satisfaction with clinical care
    J K McLoone
    School of Women s and Children s Health, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, 2052, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1994-2000. 2013
    ..This study examined a model of clinical care developed by the High Risk Clinic (HRC) of the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre in relation to patient satisfaction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Better the devil you know? High-risk individuals' anticipated psychological responses to genetic testing for melanoma susceptibility
    Nadine A Kasparian
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Genet Couns 15:433-47. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to explore anticipated emotional, behavioral, cognitive, and familial responses to hypothetical genetic testing for melanoma susceptibility...
  16. doi request reprint Men at increased risk of developing breast cancer: language preferences for naming a cancer-related mutation
    Claire E Wakefield
    Faculty of Science, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 13:395-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe a cancer-related mutation in a rare group of familial cancer clinic patients: men at increased risk of carrying a breast cancer-related mutation...
  17. doi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a decision aid for men considering genetic testing for breast and/or ovarian cancer-related mutations (BRCA1/2)
    Anne S Juan
    Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Genet Test 12:523-32. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Attitudes to genetic testing in families with multiple cases of bipolar disorder
    Bettina Meiser
    Psychosocial Research Group, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Genet Test 12:233-43. 2008
    ..This study assesses interest in genetic testing for gene variations associated with bipolar disorder and associated information needs...
  19. doi request reprint Attitudes toward genetic testing for cancer risk after genetic counseling and decision support: a qualitative comparison between hereditary cancer types
    Claire E Wakefield
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    Genet Test 11:401-11. 2007
    ..Eliciting patients' perceived pros and cons during genetic counseling is likely to be a valuable tool for improving patient care. This data also provides an improved evidence base for the development of patient education tools...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards childbearing, causal attributions for bipolar disorder and psychological distress: a study of families with multiple cases of bipolar disorder
    Bettina Meiser
    Psychosocial Research Group, Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 37:1601-11. 2007
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Psychological adjustment among male partners in response to women's breast/ovarian cancer risk: a theoretical review of the literature
    Kerry A Sherman
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:1-11. 2010
    ..Utilising Self Regulatory Theory, this paper provides a theoretically guided overview of existing data to delineate how partners respond emotionally and behaviourally to the woman's high-risk status...
  22. pmc Protocol for a within-trial economic evaluation of a psychoeducational intervention tailored to people at high risk of developing a second or subsequent melanoma
    M Dieng
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e012153. 2016
    ..This paper describes the planned economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial of a psychoeducational intervention for people with a history of melanoma who are at high risk of developing new primary disease...
  23. doi request reprint Advanced cancer patients' attitudes towards, and experiences with, screening for somatic mutations in tumours: a qualitative study
    R Liang
    UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) . 2016
    ..Patients may benefit from information and decision-related tools to better understand genomic information and adequately support psychosocial outcomes...