Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
- Randomized trial of a low-intensity dietary intervention in rural residents: the Rural Physician Cancer Prevention ProjectElizabeth Fries
Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Am J Prev Med 28:162-8. 2005..Dietary behavior, specifically a low-fat, high-fiber diet, plays a role in the primary prevention of chronic diseases including cancer...
- The role of disclosure patterns and unsupportive social interactions in the well-being of breast cancer patientsMelissa I Figueiredo
Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
Psychooncology 13:96-105. 2004..Unsupportive reactions were significantly associated with greater role limitations due to emotional problems and decreased social functioning. Implications for interventions and future research are discussed...
- Gail model risk assessment and risk perceptionsJohn M Quillin
Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 401 College Street, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0037, USA
J Behav Med 27:205-14. 2004..This study improves our understanding of risk perceptions by evaluating an intervention in a population not previously selected for high-risk status and measuring perceptions in a variety of formats...
- Family factors as correlates of diet in relatives of colon cancer patientsMelanie K Bean
Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
Am J Health Behav 32:347-55. 2008..To examine family social support and closeness to the patient for their association with diet in first-degree relatives (FDRs) of colon cancer patients...
- Fruit and vegetable dietary behavior in response to a low-intensity dietary intervention: the rural physician cancer prevention projectPatricia Carcaise-Edinboro
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Viginia 23298, USA
J Rural Health 24:299-305. 2008..Increased fruit and vegetable intake can reduce cancer risk. Information from this study contributes to research exploring health disparities in high-risk dietary behavior...
- Gender and ethnic differences in body image and opposite sex figure preferences of rural adolescentsLashanda R Jones
Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Body Image 4:103-8. 2007..This frequently overlooked population may benefit from further study. Implications of findings and limitations of the study are also discussed...