Affiliation: Yale University
- Measures of Hindu pathways: development and preliminary evidence of reliability and validityNalini Tarakeshwar
Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:316-32. 2003..Additional findings emphasized the need to attend to age, marital status, and acculturation when studying religious practices among Hindus...
- Religious coping methods as predictors of psychological, physical and spiritual outcomes among medically ill elderly patients: a two-year longitudinal studyKenneth I Pargament
Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio 43403, USA
J Health Psychol 9:713-30. 2004..g. punishing God reappraisal, interpersonal religious discontent) were predictive of declines in health. Patients who continue to struggle with religious issues over time may be particularly at risk for health-related problems...
- Religion and HIV: a review of the literature and clinical implicationsKenneth I Pargament
Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
South Med J 97:1201-9. 2004
- Living with HIV infection: perceptions of patients with access to care at a non-governmental organization in Chennai, IndiaNalini Tarakeshwar
Yale University, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Cult Health Sex 8:407-21. 2006..Results highlight the importance of a gender-sensitive approach to HIV care, nuanced to accommodate an individual's gender, marital status and social background...
- A randomized controlled trial of a coping group intervention for adults with HIV who are AIDS bereaved: longitudinal effects on griefKathleen J Sikkema
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Health Psychol 25:563-70. 2006..The long-term effectiveness of this AIDS-bereavement intervention for psychiatrically distressed people with HIV/AIDS supports the need for tailored interventions among those at risk for complicated grief responses...
- Resiliency among individuals with childhood sexual abuse and HIV: perspectives on addressing sexual traumaNalini Tarakeshwar
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
J Trauma Stress 19:449-60. 2006..Findings suggest that multiple factors influence perspectives on addressing trauma among individuals with HIV and CSA, and that resiliency might influence these attitudes...
- A social cognitive model of health for HIV-positive adults receiving care in IndiaNalini Tarakeshwar
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, The Consultation Center, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
AIDS Behav 11:491-504. 2007..Implications for an enhanced intervention for HIV-infected individuals in similar treatment settings are discussed...
- A relationship-based framework of spirituality for individuals with HIVNalini Tarakeshwar
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
AIDS Behav 10:59-70. 2006..These interventions must include the positive aspects of spirituality and spiritual struggles that individuals with HIV may experience...
- Outcomes from a group intervention for coping with HIV/AIDS and childhood sexual abuse: reductions in traumatic stressKathleen J Sikkema
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street 402, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
AIDS Behav 11:49-60. 2007..No differences were found between the support group intervention and waitlist conditions. Tests of clinical significance documented the meaningfulness of change in symptoms...
- Longitudinal effects of coping on outcome in a randomized controlled trial of a group intervention for HIV-positive adults with AIDS-related bereavementNathan B Hansen
The Consultation Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 389 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Death Stud 30:609-36. 2006....
- The clinical significance of change in trauma-related symptoms following a pilot group intervention for coping with HIV-AIDS and childhood sexual traumaKathleen J Sikkema
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
AIDS Behav 8:277-91. 2004..These preliminary findings support the need for the conduct of research trials to identify mental health and secondary prevention intervention models that can assist those with HIV-AIDS who have experienced childhood sexual abuse...
- Religious coping is associated with the quality of life of patients with advanced cancerNalini Tarakeshwar
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Palliat Med 9:646-57. 2006..For patients confronting a life-threatening illness such as advanced cancer, religious coping can be an important factor influencing their quality of life (QOL)...