Emily K Porensky

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reaction to a dementia diagnosis in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:405-12. 2008
  2. pmc The burden of late-life generalized anxiety disorder: effects on disability, health-related quality of life, and healthcare utilization
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:473-82. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge and perceptions in advance care planning
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Aging Health 20:89-106. 2008
  4. pmc Agreement on diagnosis among patients, companions, and professionals after a dementia evaluation
    Alexandra K Zaleta
    Department of Psychology, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:232-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Breaking bad news: Effects of forecasting diagnosis and framing prognosis
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 99:68-76. 2016

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Reaction to a dementia diagnosis in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:405-12. 2008
    ..To examine short-term changes in depression and anxiety after receiving a dementia diagnosis...
  2. pmc The burden of late-life generalized anxiety disorder: effects on disability, health-related quality of life, and healthcare utilization
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:473-82. 2009
    ..To describe the burden of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), a common anxiety disorder in older adults...
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge and perceptions in advance care planning
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Aging Health 20:89-106. 2008
    ..This study explores detailed knowledge of medical terminology and connotations of equivocal phrases frequently used in advance care planning...
  4. pmc Agreement on diagnosis among patients, companions, and professionals after a dementia evaluation
    Alexandra K Zaleta
    Department of Psychology, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:232-7. 2012
    ..This study documents discrepancies that can arise in diagnostic communication, which could influence adjustment to a diagnosis of dementia and decisions regarding future planning and care...
  5. doi request reprint Breaking bad news: Effects of forecasting diagnosis and framing prognosis
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 99:68-76. 2016
    ..Research to support guidelines for breaking bad news is lacking. This study used an experimental paradigm to test two communication strategies, forecasting bad news and framing prognosis, in the context of cancer...