Mark T Hegel
Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
- Distress, psychiatric syndromes, and impairment of function in women with newly diagnosed breast cancerMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Cancer 107:2924-31. 2006..Emotional distress and psychiatric syndromes are prevalent in the breast cancer population at large. However, to date there is a paucity of literature specifically concerning presurgical breast cancer patients...
- The project ENABLE II randomized controlled trial to improve palliative care for rural patients with advanced cancer: baseline findings, methodological challenges, and solutionsMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
Palliat Support Care 7:75-86. 2009..We describe the ENABLE II intervention, methods, and sample baseline characteristics to increase intervention and methodological transparency, and to describe our solutions to selected methodological issues...
- Feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial of a telephone-delivered problem-solving-occupational therapy intervention to reduce participation restrictions in rural breast cancer survivors undergoing chemotherapyMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
Psychooncology 20:1092-101. 2011..The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a novel intervention for these restrictions, determine acceptability of the intervention, and preliminarily assess its effects...
- Impact on caregiver burden of a patient-focused palliative care intervention for patients with advanced cancerRoss E O'Hara
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Palliat Support Care 8:395-404. 2010....
- Preventing cognitive decline in older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment: design and methods of a randomized clinical trialBarry W Rovner
Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, PA 19107, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 33:712-20. 2012..The negative results of recent clinical trials of drug treatments for MCI and Alzheimer's disease suggest that behavioral interventions may provide an alternative treatment approach to preserve cognition in an aging society...
- Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Palliative care (FACIT-Pal) scaleKathleen Doyle Lyons
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:23-32. 2009..40, P<0.001). The findings support the internal consistency reliability and validity of the FACIT-Pal as a measure of health-related quality of life for persons with advanced cancer...
- Sensitivity and specificity of the Distress Thermometer for depression in newly diagnosed breast cancer patientsMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Hitchcock MedicalCenter, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Psychooncology 17:556-60. 2008..This study evaluated the receiver operating characteristics (ROC) of the single-item Distress Thermometer (DT) for detecting depression in women newly diagnosed with Stage I-III breast cancer...
- Problem-solving strategies of women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancerKathleen D Lyons
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Can J Occup Ther 79:33-40. 2012..Many women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer experience side effects that make it difficult to perform daily occupations...
- Development and initial evaluation of a telephone-delivered, behavioral activation, and problem-solving treatment program to address functional goals of breast cancer survivorsKathleen D Lyons
a Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA and Cancer Control Program of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
J Psychosoc Oncol 33:199-218. 2015..001), and decreases in self-blame (F (3,31.6) = 4.3, p = 0.01). The intervention is feasible and warrants further study to determine its efficacy in fostering recovery and maximizing activity engagement after cancer treatment. ..
- Proxy perspectives regarding end-of-life care for persons with cancerMarie Bakitas
School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Cancer 112:1854-61. 2008..Family proxies have been proposed as valuable informants regarding the quality of end-of-life care. This article describes family proxy perspectives concerning care at the end of life in patients who died of advanced cancer...
- Health functioning impairments associated with posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, and depressionClaudia Zayfert
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 190:233-40. 2002..These results highlight the association of PTSD with impaired physical and mental functioning and suggest that effective treatment of PTSD may affect overall health...
- Impact of comorbid panic and posttraumatic stress disorder on outcomes of collaborative care for late-life depression in primary careMark T Hegel
Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:48-58. 2005..The authors evaluated the effect of comorbid panic disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on response to a collaborative-care intervention for late-life depression in primary care...
- Training residents in problem-solving treatment of depression: a pilot feasibility and impact studyMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Fam Med 36:204-8. 2004..We investigated the feasibility of teaching family medicine residents an evidence-based brief counseling intervention for depression (Problem-solving Treatment of Depression for Primary Care [PST-PC])...
- Watchful waiting for minor depression in primary care: remission rates and predictors of improvementMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:205-12. 2006..The objectives of this study were to determine remission rates and predictors of improvement for minor depression following a 1-month watchful waiting period in primary care and to describe the watchful waiting processes...
- Oncologists' perspectives on concurrent palliative care in a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centerMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire
Palliat Support Care 11:415-23. 2013....
- Effects of a palliative care intervention on clinical outcomes in patients with advanced cancer: the Project ENABLE II randomized controlled trialMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
JAMA 302:741-9. 2009..There are few randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of palliative care interventions to improve the care of patients with advanced cancer...
- Problem-solving treatment and coping styles in primary care for minor depressionThomas E Oxman
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 76:933-43. 2008....
- Preventing depression in age-related macular degenerationBarry W Rovner
Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, 900 Walnut St, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:886-92. 2007..Age-related macular degeneration is a prevalent disease of aging that may cause irreversible vision loss, disability, and depression. The latter is rarely recognized or treated in ophthalmologic settings...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder in primary care: prevalence and relationships with physical symptoms and medical utilizationKaren L Gillock
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756 0001, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:392-9. 2005..This study estimates the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and describes the relationships among PTSD status and health indices in a civilian primary care patient sample...
- Minimal depression and vision function in age-related macular degenerationBarry W Rovner
Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ophthalmology 113:1743-7. 2006..To evaluate the impact of minimal depression on subjective and objective vision function measures in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
- Guidelines for conducting geropsychotherapy researchPatricia A Arean
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0984, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:9-16. 2003..However, the field is still in need of better outcome and process measures, methods for measuring the therapeutic content of non-psychotherapy encounters, and methods for determining the impact of choice of treatment on outcome...
- Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trialJurgen Unutzer
Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
- Dissatisfaction with performance of valued activities predicts depression in age-related macular degenerationBarry W Rovner
Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:789-93. 2007..To determine whether dissatisfaction with performance of valued activities predicts depression in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
- Arthritis pain and disability: response to collaborative depression careElizabeth H B Lin
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:482-6. 2006..This study investigates whether depression management is effective for improving arthritis outcomes across a range of pain severity and activity interference...
- An interactive media program for managing psychosocial problems on long-duration spaceflightsJames A Carter
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:B213-23. 2005..Although this study involves developing countermeasures to assist long-duration flyers, it also provides a model that could be applied in many Earthbound settings, both in operational environments and in everyday life...
- Problem-solving treatment for complicated depression in late life: a case study in primary careRita Haverkamp
Department of Primary Care, Kaiser Permanente of Southern California, La Mesa, CA, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 40:45-52. 2004..Treatment of depression in primary care...