Amy H Peterman
Affiliation: Northwestern University
- Measuring spiritual well-being in people with cancer: the functional assessment of chronic illness therapy--Spiritual Well-being Scale (FACIT-Sp)Amy H Peterman
Northwestern University, Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Ann Behav Med 24:49-58. 2002..Results of the two studies demonstrate that the FACIT-Sp is a psychometrically sound measure of spiritual well-being for people with cancer and other chronic illnesses...
- Modeling the effects of spirituality/religion on patients' perceptions of living with HIV/AIDSMagdalena Szaflarski
Institute for the Study of Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0840, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S28-38. 2006..Spirituality/religion is an important factor in health and illness, but more work is needed to determine its link to quality of life in patients with HIV/AIDS...
- Mucositis in head and neck cancer: economic and quality-of-life outcomesA Peterman
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr . 2001..Finally, several future research directions are suggested, with the intent of expanding knowledge about the economic and QOL impact of mucositis in patients treated for head and neck cancer...
- Use of a single-item screening tool to detect clinically significant fatigue, pain, distress, and anorexia in ambulatory cancer practiceZeeshan Butt
Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 35:20-30. 2008..In turn, such assessments may improve identification of those at risk of morbidity and decreased quality of life due to excess symptom burden...
- Longitudinal screening and management of fatigue, pain, and emotional distress associated with cancer therapyZeeshan Butt
Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Support Care Cancer 16:151-9. 2008..Fatigue, pain, and emotional distress are common symptoms among patients with cancer. We sought to learn about patient perceptions of these symptoms and their treatment...
- Assessment is not enough: a randomized controlled trial of the effects of HRQL assessment on quality of life and satisfaction in oncology clinical practiceSarah K Rosenbloom
Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Psychooncology 16:1069-79. 2007..It is suggested that positive effects may require supplementing assessment results with specific suggestions for clinical management changes...
- Development and validation of the positive affect and well-being scale for the neurology quality of life (Neuro-QOL) measurement systemJohn M Salsman
Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 North Michigan Ave, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
Qual Life Res 22:2569-80. 2013..This is part of a larger NINDS-funded study to develop a health-related quality of life measurement system across major neurological disorders, called Neuro-QOL...
- A combination of distribution- and anchor-based approaches determined minimally important differences (MIDs) for four endpoints in a breast cancer scaleDavid T Eton
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 57:898-910. 2004....
- Combining anchor and distribution-based methods to derive minimal clinically important differences on the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT) anemia and fatigue scalesDavid Cella
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, IL, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 24:547-61. 2002..They can also be used in conjunction with more traditional clinical markers to assist investigators in determining treatment efficacy...
- An examination of the 3-factor model and structural invariance across racial/ethnic groups for the FACIT-Sp: a report from the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-II (SCS-II)Patricia E Murphy
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Psychooncology 19:264-72. 2010..The present study tested these findings in a more diverse sample, assessed the stability of the model across racial/ethnic groups, and tested the contribution of a new item...
- A qualitative exploration of the experiences of lesbian and heterosexual patients with breast cancerAlicia K Matthews
Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 29:1455-62. 2002..To explore similarities and differences between lesbian and heterosexual survivors of breast cancer regarding cancer experiences, medical interactions related to cancer treatment, and quality of life (QOL)...
- Religion, spirituality, and depressive symptoms in patients with HIV/AIDSMichael S Yi
Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Outcomes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0535, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S21-7. 2006..Depression has been linked to immune function and mortality in patients with chronic illnesses. Factors such as poorer spiritual well-being has been linked to increased risk for depression and other mood disorders in patients with HIV...
- Trusting God and medicine: spirituality in advanced cancer patients volunteering for clinical trials of experimental agentsChristopher K Daugherty
Section of Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3833, USA
Psychooncology 14:135-46. 2005..One phase I patient who said, 'I put faith in doctors and God,' expressed these patients' willingness to trust both God and medicine...
- Spirituality and religion in patients with HIV/AIDSSian Cotton
Health Services Research and Development, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S5-13. 2006....
- The impact of age on toxicity, response rate, quality of life, and survival in patients with advanced, Stage IIIB or IV nonsmall cell lung carcinoma treated with carboplatin and paclitaxelThomas A Hensing
Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Cancer 98:779-88. 2003....
- Self-rated health of primary care house officers and its relationship to psychological and spiritual well-beingMichael S Yi
Section of Outcomes Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
BMC Med Educ 7:9. 2007..We sought to determine the level of self-reported health among resident physicians and to ascertain factors that are associated with their reported health...