Summary: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The origin of bursts and heavy tails in human dynamics
    Albert Laszlo Barabasi
    Center for Complex Networks Research and Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Nature 435:207-11. 2005
  2. pmc High-cost, high-capacity backbone for global brain communication
    Martijn P van den Heuvel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, 3905 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:11372-7. 2012
  3. pmc Structure and tie strengths in mobile communication networks
    J P Onnela
    Laboratory of Computational Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, P O Box 9203, FI 02015 TKK, Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7332-6. 2007
  4. ncbi High pregnancy intentions and missed opportunities for patient-provider communication about fertility in a South African cohort of HIV-positive women on antiretroviral therapy
    Sheree R Schwartz
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Hillbrow Health Precinct, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 16:69-78. 2012
  5. ncbi The impact of patient-centered care on outcomes
    M Stewart
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Fam Pract 49:796-804. 2000
  6. pmc Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication
    Greg J Stephens
    Joseph Henry Laboratories of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:14425-30. 2010
  7. ncbi An integrative model of shared decision making in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:301-12. 2006
  8. ncbi Communication of emotions in vocal expression and music performance: different channels, same code?
    Patrik N Juslin
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Psychol Bull 129:770-814. 2003
  9. ncbi Human neural systems for face recognition and social communication
    James V Haxby
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Building 10, Room 4C104, 10 Center Drive MSC 1366, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:59-67. 2002
  10. ncbi Explaining evolution of plant communication by airborne signals
    Martin Heil
    Departamento de Ingeniería Genética CINVESTAV, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:137-44. 2010

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  1. ncbi The origin of bursts and heavy tails in human dynamics
    Albert Laszlo Barabasi
    Center for Complex Networks Research and Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Nature 435:207-11. 2005
    ..In contrast, there is increasing evidence that the timing of many human activities, ranging from communication to entertainment and work patterns, follow non-Poisson statistics, characterized by bursts of rapidly ..
  2. pmc High-cost, high-capacity backbone for global brain communication
    Martijn P van den Heuvel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, 3905 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:11372-7. 2012
    ..set of pathways linking rich club regions forms a central high-cost, high-capacity backbone for global brain communication. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) data of two sets of 40 healthy subjects were used to map structural brain ..
  3. pmc Structure and tie strengths in mobile communication networks
    J P Onnela
    Laboratory of Computational Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, P O Box 9203, FI 02015 TKK, Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7332-6. 2007
    Electronic databases, from phone to e-mails logs, currently provide detailed records of human communication patterns, offering novel avenues to map and explore the structure of social and communication networks...
  4. ncbi High pregnancy intentions and missed opportunities for patient-provider communication about fertility in a South African cohort of HIV-positive women on antiretroviral therapy
    Sheree R Schwartz
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Hillbrow Health Precinct, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 16:69-78. 2012
    ..baseline data from a prospective cohort study to assess pregnancy intentions and patient-provider communication around fertility...
  5. ncbi The impact of patient-centered care on outcomes
    M Stewart
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Fam Pract 49:796-804. 2000
    We designed this observational cohort study to assess the association between patient-centered communication in primary care visits and subsequent health and medical care utilization.
  6. pmc Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication
    Greg J Stephens
    Joseph Henry Laboratories of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:14425-30. 2010
    Verbal communication is a joint activity; however, speech production and comprehension have primarily been analyzed as independent processes within the boundaries of individual brains...
  7. ncbi An integrative model of shared decision making in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:301-12. 2006
  8. ncbi Communication of emotions in vocal expression and music performance: different channels, same code?
    Patrik N Juslin
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Psychol Bull 129:770-814. 2003
    ..Discussion focuses on theoretical accounts and directions for future research...
  9. ncbi Human neural systems for face recognition and social communication
    James V Haxby
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Building 10, Room 4C104, 10 Center Drive MSC 1366, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:59-67. 2002
    ..eye gaze, expression, and lip movement, which underlies the perception of information that facilitates social communication. The system also has a hierarchical organization...
  10. ncbi Explaining evolution of plant communication by airborne signals
    Martin Heil
    Departamento de Ingeniería Genética CINVESTAV, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:137-44. 2010
    ..Unfortunately, there is a lack of knowledge on the fitness consequences of plant communication for both emitter and receiver...
  11. ncbi New directions in eHealth communication: opportunities and challenges
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Department of Communication, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 78:329-36. 2010
    This article reviews key communication issues involved in the design of effective and humane eHealth applications to help guide strategic development and implementation of health information technologies.
  12. ncbi Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy
    Dean Schillinger
    Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:83-90. 2003
    ..It is not known how frequently physicians apply this interactive educational strategy, or whether it is associated with improved health outcomes...
  13. ncbi The implications of megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation for changes in global physical activity
    Michael Pratt
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 380:282-93. 2012 of physical activity interventions and a simulation model to examine how megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation directly and indirectly affect levels of physical activity across countries of ..
  14. pmc Physician communication and patient adherence to treatment: a meta-analysis
    Kelly B Haskard Zolnierek
    Department of Psychology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas 78666, USA
    Med Care 47:826-34. 2009
    ..empirical studies from various populations and settings link patient treatment adherence to physician-patient communication. Meta-analysis allows estimates of the overall effects both in correlational research and in experimental ..
  15. ncbi Eye-gaze independent EEG-based brain-computer interfaces for communication
    A Riccio
    Neuroelectrical Imaging and BCI Lab, Fondazione Santa Lucia IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    J Neural Eng 9:045001. 2012
    ..reporting gaze independent interaction modalities in non-invasive brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) for communication. BCIs measure signals related to specific brain activity and translate them into device control signals...
  16. pmc The geospatial characteristics of a social movement communication network
    Michael D Conover
    Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55957. 2013
    Social movements rely in large measure on networked communication technologies to organize and disseminate information relating to the movements' objectives...
  17. pmc A review of studies of parent-child communication about sexuality and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
    S Bastien
    Institute for Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health 8:25. 2011
    Parent-child sexuality communication has been identified as a protective factor for adolescent sexual and reproductive health, including HIV infection...
  18. ncbi Exploring the communication of social support within virtual communities: a content analysis of messages posted to an online HIV/AIDS support group
    Phoenix K H Mo
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 11:371-4. 2008
    ..Our findings have implications for health care professionals who support individuals living with HIV/AIDS...
  19. pmc Scaling laws of human interaction activity
    Diego Rybski
    Levich Institute and Physics Department, City College of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:12640-5. 2009
    Even though people in our contemporary technological society are depending on communication, our understanding of the underlying laws of human communicational behavior continues to be poorly understood...
  20. pmc The human factor: the critical importance of effective teamwork and communication in providing safe care
    M Leonard
    Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Denver, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:i85-90. 2004
    Effective communication and teamwork is essential for the delivery of high quality, safe patient care. Communication failures are an extremely common cause of inadvertent patient harm...
  21. ncbi Health-related quality-of-life assessments and patient-physician communication: a randomized controlled trial
    Symone B Detmar
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 288:3027-34. 2002
    ..There has been increasing interest in the use of health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) assessments in daily clinical practice, yet few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the usefulness of such assessments...
  22. ncbi Science communication reconsidered
    Tania Bubela
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Nat Biotechnol 27:514-8. 2009
    As new media proliferate and the public's trust and engagement in science are influenced by industry involvement in academic research, an interdisciplinary workshop provides some recommendations to enhance science communication.
  23. ncbi Measuring adaptations of motivational interviewing: the development and validation of the behavior change counseling index (BECCI)
    Claire Lane
    Communication Skills Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Center, Cardiff CF23 9PN, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 56:166-73. 2005
    ..BECCI will also provide valuable information about the standard of BCC that practitioners were trained to deliver in studies of BCC as an intervention...
  24. ncbi Systematic review of the effectiveness of mass communication programs to change HIV/AIDS-related behaviors in developing countries
    Jane T Bertrand
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:567-97. 2006
    ..eight), perceived risk of contracting HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (six), interpersonal communication about AIDS or condom use (six), self-efficacy to negotiate condom use (four) and abstaining from sexual ..
  25. pmc Some unintended consequences of information technology in health care: the nature of patient care information system-related errors
    Joan S Ash
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:104-12. 2004
    ..fall into two main categories: those in the process of entering and retrieving information, and those in the communication and coordination process that the PCIS is supposed to support...
  26. ncbi Me and my 400 friends: the anatomy of college students' Facebook networks, their communication patterns, and well-being
    Adriana M Manago
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:369-80. 2012
    ..that larger numbers of contacts in their networks were observing their status updates, a form of public communication to one's entire contact list...
  27. pmc Observational study of effect of patient centredness and positive approach on outcomes of general practice consultations
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Faculty of Medicine, Southhampton University, Southampton SO165ST
    BMJ 323:908-11. 2001
    ..To measure patients' perceptions of patient centredness and the relation of these perceptions to outcomes...
  28. ncbi Breaking the silence: brain-computer interfaces (BCI) for communication and motor control
    Niels Birbaumer
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Psychophysiology 43:517-32. 2006
    ..Clinical applications were reserved with few exceptions for the noninvasive approach: communication with the completely paralyzed and locked-in syndrome with slow cortical potentials, sensorimotor rhythm and ..
  29. ncbi Association of an educational program in mindful communication with burnout, empathy, and attitudes among primary care physicians
    Michael S Krasner
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    JAMA 302:1284-93. 2009
    ..Primary care physicians report high levels of distress, which is linked to burnout, attrition, and poorer quality of care. Programs to reduce burnout before it results in impairment are rare; data on these programs are scarce...
  30. ncbi What constitutes evidence-based patient information? Overview of discussed criteria
    Martina Bunge
    University of Hamburg, Unit of Health Sciences and Education, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 78:316-28. 2010
    ..To survey quality criteria for evidence-based patient information (EBPI) and to compile the evidence for the identified criteria...
  31. pmc Cancer patient disclosure and patient-doctor communication of complementary and alternative medicine use: a systematic review
    Esther L Davis
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Oncologist 17:1475-81. 2012
    To explore the nondisclosure of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer patients, including reasons for and outcomes from nondisclosure of CAM use, within the context of patient-doctor communication.
  32. ncbi How can community health programmes build enabling environments for transformative communication? Experiences from India and South Africa
    Catherine Campbell
    London School of Economics and Political Science, Institute of Social Psychology, UK
    AIDS Behav 16:847-57. 2012
    ..We explore the potential for 'transformative communication' between the poor and the powerful, through comparing two well-documented case studies of HIV/AIDS management...
  33. pmc Investigating predictors of visiting, using, and revisiting an online health-communication program: a longitudinal study
    Jonathan Van 't Riet
    Wageningen University and Research Centre, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, The Hague, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e37. 2010
    Online health communication has the potential to reach large audiences, with the additional advantages that it can be operational at all times and that the costs per visitor are low...
  34. pmc Contribution of communication inequalities to disparities in human papillomavirus vaccine awareness and knowledge
    Emily Z Kontos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1911-20. 2012
    We examined the association of Internet-related communication inequalities on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness and infection knowledge.
  35. ncbi Interventions to improve research participants' understanding in informed consent for research: a systematic review
    James Flory
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 292:1593-601. 2004
    ..Available data suggest that prospective research participants may frequently not understand information disclosed to them in the informed consent process. Little is known about how understanding can be improved...
  36. ncbi The effects of physician empathy on patient satisfaction and compliance
    Sung Soo Kim
    Michigan State University, USA
    Eval Health Prof 27:237-51. 2004
    ..Improving physician empathic communication skills should increase patient satisfaction and compliance...
  37. ncbi Impact of patient-reported outcomes in oncology: a longitudinal analysis of patient-physician communication
    Elena E Takeuchi
    St James s Institute of Oncology, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 29:2910-7. 2011
    ..This study examined how PRO feedback had an impact on patient-physician communication over time to gain a better understanding of how it may influence patient care.
  38. ncbi The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule: revised algorithms for improved diagnostic validity
    Katherine Gotham
    University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2054, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:613-27. 2007
  39. ncbi Studying physician effects on patient outcomes: physician interactional style and performance on quality of care indicators
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Universtiy of California Davis, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:422-32. 2006
    ..Multi-level modeling may contribute to better understanding of the relationships between physician style and patient outcomes...
  40. ncbi Assessing communication competence: a review of current tools
    Julie M Schirmer
    Family Practice Center, Maine Medical Center, 272 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Fam Med 37:184-92. 2005
    The assessment of communication competence has become a major priority of medical educational, policy, and licensing organizations in the United States and Canada...
  41. ncbi Marrying content and process in clinical method teaching: enhancing the Calgary-Cambridge guides
    Suzanne Kurtz
    Faculty of Education and Communication Program in Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Med 78:802-9. 2003
    b>Communication skills training is now internationally accepted as an essential component of medical education...
  42. ncbi Measuring patient-centered communication in patient-physician consultations: theoretical and practical issues
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1516-28. 2005
    The goal of patient-centered communication (PCC) is to help practitioners provide care that is concordant with the patient's values, needs and preferences, and that allows patients to provide input and participate actively in decisions ..
  43. ncbi The role of pictures in improving health communication: a review of research on attention, comprehension, recall, and adherence
    Peter S Houts
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:173-90. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of pictures on health communications...
  44. ncbi The meaning of patient involvement and participation in health care consultations: a taxonomy
    Andrew G H Thompson
    School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh, Adam Ferguson Bldg, George Square, EH8 9LL Edinburgh, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:1297-310. 2007
    ..These levels are seen to provide basic building blocks for a more sophisticated understanding of involvement within and between these contexts for use by professionals, managers, policy-makers and researchers...
  45. ncbi SPIKES-A six-step protocol for delivering bad news: application to the patient with cancer
    W F Baile
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Oncologist 5:302-11. 2000
    ..Directions for continuing assessment of the protocol are suggested...
  46. ncbi Gaze following in human infants depends on communicative signals
    Atsushi Senju
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Curr Biol 18:668-71. 2008
    ..that this behavior serves a functional role in assisting infants to effectively respond to referential communication directed to them...
  47. ncbi Influence of context effects on health outcomes: a systematic review
    Z Di Blasi
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, University of York, NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, UK
    Lancet 357:757-62. 2001
    ..We did a systematic review to determine whether there was any empirical evidence to support this theory...
  48. ncbi Patient-centred communication is associated with positive therapeutic alliance: a systematic review
    Rafael Zambelli Pinto
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Physiother 58:77-87. 2012
    During the patient-therapist encounter, which communication factors correlate with constructs of therapeutic alliance?
  49. ncbi User testing and stakeholder feedback contributed to the development of understandable and useful Summary of Findings tables for Cochrane reviews
    Sarah E Rosenbaum
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:607-19. 2010
    ..To develop a Summary of Findings (SoF) table for use in Cochrane reviews that is understandable and useful for health professionals, acceptable to Cochrane Collaboration stakeholders, and feasible to implement...
  50. ncbi The effect of using standardized patients or peer role play on ratings of undergraduate communication training: a randomized controlled trial
    Hans Martin Bosse
    Clinic for General Pediatrics, Centre for Child and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 87:300-6. 2012
    Considering the expense of standardized patients (SP) for training communication skills and the convenience of peer role playing (RP) there is a surprising lack of studies directly comparing the two methods.
  51. pmc Evidence for a bimodal distribution in human communication
    Ye Wu
    Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, PO Box 60 12 03, 14412 Potsdam, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18803-8. 2010
    ..Our analysis and modeling of bimodal activity in human communication from the viewpoint of the interplay between processes of different time scales is likely to shed light on ..
  52. ncbi A real-time fMRI-based spelling device immediately enabling robust motor-independent communication
    Bettina Sorger
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Curr Biol 22:1333-8. 2012
    Human communication entirely depends on the functional integrity of the neuromuscular system...
  53. pmc Effect of point of care testing for C reactive protein and training in communication skills on antibiotic use in lower respiratory tract infections: cluster randomised trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:b1374. 2009
    To assess the effect of general practitioner testing for C reactive protein (disease approach) and receiving training in enhanced communication skills (illness approach) on antibiotic prescribing for lower respiratory tract infection.
  54. ncbi Changes in couples' communication as a result of a male-involvement family planning intervention
    Miriam Hartmann
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Commun 17:802-19. 2012
    Research suggests that spousal communication and male involvement in decision making can positively influence family-planning use and continuation...
  55. pmc Calling patterns in human communication dynamics
    Zhi qiang Jiang
    School of Business, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1600-5. 2013
    Modern technologies not only provide a variety of communication modes (e.g., texting, cell phone conversation, and online instant messaging), but also detailed electronic traces of these communications between individuals...
  56. ncbi UK consensus statement on the content of communication curricula in undergraduate medical education
    Martin von Fragstein
    School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health, University of Nottingham, Derby, UK
    Med Educ 42:1100-7. 2008
    The teaching and assessment of clinical communication have become central components of undergraduate medical education in the UK. This paper recommends the key content for an undergraduate communication curriculum...
  57. pmc Relation between early motor delay and later communication delay in infants at risk for autism
    A N Bhat
    Physical Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 35:838-46. 2012
    ..Motor delays have been reported in retrospective studies of young infants who later develop Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)...
  58. ncbi How does communication heal? Pathways linking clinician-patient communication to health outcomes
    Richard L Street
    Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 74:295-301. 2009
    Although prior research indicates that features of clinician-patient communication can predict health outcomes weeks and months after the consultation, the mechanisms accounting for these findings are poorly understood...
  59. ncbi Perceived barriers and facilitators for general practitioner-patient communication in palliative care: a systematic review
    W Slort
    Department of General Practice, and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 25:613-29. 2011
    While effective general practitioner (GP)-patient communication is required for the provision of good palliative care, barriers and facilitators for this communication are largely unknown...
  60. ncbi Patient adherence to medication requirements for therapy of type 2 diabetes
    C J Bailey
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 65:314-22. 2011
    ..This review explores these factors and potential strategies to improve adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  61. ncbi Integrative qualitative communication analysis of consultation and patient and practitioner perspectives: towards a theory of authentic caring in clinical relationships
    Peter Salmon
    University of Liverpool, Division of Clinical Psychology, and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 82:448-54. 2011
    ..Then we used this method to study how to recognise authentic, caring clinical relationships...
  62. ncbi Participatory communication and HIV/AIDS prevention in a Chinese marginalized (MSM) population
    M Yun Gao
    The University of Newcastle, Australia
    AIDS Care 19:799-810. 2007
    ..carried out in Chengdu is the first to explore how to use a socially and culturally appropriate participatory communication to promote safer sex behaviour with gay men and MSM in Chengdu, China...
  63. ncbi A qualitative analysis of South African women's knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about HPV and cervical cancer prevention, vaccine awareness and acceptance, and maternal-child communication about sexual health
    Shelley A Francis
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Vaccine 29:8760-5. 2011
    ..women's attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of HPV and cervical cancer, HPV vaccine acceptance, maternal-child communication about sexuality, and healthcare decision-making and gender roles within an urban community in South Africa...
  64. ncbi Developing physician communication skills for patient-centered care
    Wendy Levinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1310-8. 2010
    ..Essential to the delivery of such care are patient-centered communication skills. These skills have a positive impact on patient satisfaction, treatment adherence, and self-management...
  65. doi Science communication. Interactions with the mass media
    Hans Peter Peters
    Program Group Humans Environment Technology, Forschungszentrum Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
    Science 321:204-5. 2008
  66. ncbi Empirical research on empathy in medicine-A critical review
    Reidar Pedersen
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 76:307-22. 2009
    ..There is a growing amount of empirical research on empathy in medicine. This critical review assesses methodological limitations in this body of research that have not received adequate attention...
  67. ncbi Communication in networks with hierarchical branching
    A Arenas
    , Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Phys Rev Lett 86:3196-9. 2001
    We present a simple model of communication in networks with hierarchical branching. We analyze the behavior of the model from the viewpoint of critical systems under different situations...
  68. ncbi HIV/AIDS communication campaigns: progress and prospects
    S L Myhre
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Health Commun 5:29-45. 2000
    ..In this review, we examine six components related to media campaign design and evaluation: target audience, communication channel(s), message content, campaign theme, exposure, and outcomes...
  69. ncbi The role of mother-daughter sexual risk communication in reducing sexual risk behaviors among urban adolescent females: a prospective study
    M Katherine Hutchinson
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:98-107. 2003
    To prospectively examine the relationship between mother-daughter communication about sex and selected sexual risk behaviors among inner-city adolescent females.
  70. ncbi Sharing the true stories: improving communication between Aboriginal patients and healthcare workers
    Alan Cass
    Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health, Menzies School of Health Research, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, NT 081
    Med J Aust 176:466-70. 2002
    To identify factors limiting the effectiveness of communication between Aboriginal patients with end-stage renal disease and healthcare workers, and to identify strategies for improving communication.
  71. pmc Peer role-play and standardised patients in communication training: a comparative study on the student perspective on acceptability, realism, and perceived effect
    Hans M Bosse
    Clinic I General Paediatrics, Centre of Child and Adolescent Medicine, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 10:27. 2010
    To assess the student perspective on acceptability, realism, and perceived effect of communication training with peer role play (RP) and standardised patients (SP).
  72. ncbi Communication patterns of primary care physicians
    D L Roter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 277:350-6. 1997
    To use audiotape analysis to describe communication patterns in primary care, to relate these to ideal relationship types as described in the literature, and to explore the patterns' relationships with physician and patient ..
  73. ncbi The impact of the Internet on cancer outcomes
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:356-71. 2003
    ..The author distinguishes four areas of Internet use: communication (electronic mail), community (virtual support groups), content (health information on the World Wide Web), and ..
  74. ncbi The Roter interaction analysis system (RIAS): utility and flexibility for analysis of medical interactions
    Debra Roter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:243-51. 2002 broadly overview the RIAS and to present key capabilities and coding conventions, and secondly to address the extent to which the RIAS is consistent with, or complementary to, linguistic-based techniques of communication analysis.
  75. ncbi Communicating sad, bad, and difficult news in medicine
    Lesley Fallowfield
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, BN1 9QG, Falmer, UK
    Lancet 363:312-9. 2004
    ..Recognition of these difficulties has led to many initiatives, ranging from increased communication skills training to the development of guidelines and protocols...
  76. ncbi Intranasal oxytocin increases positive communication and reduces cortisol levels during couple conflict
    Beate Ditzen
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Psychiatry 65:728-31. 2009
    ..However, to date there have been no studies investigating the effects of central oxytocin mechanisms on behavior and physiology in human couple interaction...
  77. pmc Enhancing communication between oncologists and patients with a computer-based training program: a randomized trial
    James A Tulsky
    Duke University, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:593-601. 2011
    ..Quality cancer care requires addressing patients' emotions, which oncologists infrequently do. Multiday courses can teach oncologists skills to handle emotion; however, such workshops are long and costly...
  78. ncbi Physician scores on a national clinical skills examination as predictors of complaints to medical regulatory authorities
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 298:993-1001. 2007
    Poor patient-physician communication increases the risk of patient complaints and malpractice claims...
  79. ncbi The effects of aviation-style non-technical skills training on technical performance and outcome in the operating theatre
    P McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:109-15. 2009
    ..Debriefing and challenging authority seemed more difficult to introduce than other parts of the training. Further studies are needed to define the optimal training package, explain variable responses and confirm clinical benefit...
  80. ncbi Parental rules and communication: their association with adolescent smoking
    Zeena Harakeh
    Institute of Family and Child Care Studies, Radboud University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Addiction 100:862-70. 2005
    To examine the association between parental rules and communication (also referred to as antismoking socialization) and adolescents' smoking.
  81. pmc Research blogs and the discussion of scholarly information
    Hadas Shema
    Department of Information Science, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    PLoS ONE 7:e35869. 2012
    ..The average RB blogger in our sample is male, either a graduate student or has been awarded a PhD and blogs under his own name...
  82. pmc Normal hearing is not enough to guarantee robust encoding of suprathreshold features important in everyday communication
    Dorea Ruggles
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University Hearing Research Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15516-21. 2011
    Normal hearing" is typically defined by threshold audibility, even though everyday communication relies on extracting key features of easily audible sound, not on sound detection...
  83. ncbi Communication failures: an insidious contributor to medical mishaps
    Kathleen M Sutcliffe
    University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1334, USA
    Acad Med 79:186-94. 2004
    To describe how communication failures contribute to many medical mishaps.
  84. ncbi Soliciting the patient's agenda: have we improved?
    M K Marvel
    Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency Program, CO, USA
    JAMA 281:283-7. 1999
    ..Previous research indicates physicians frequently choose a patient problem to explore before determining the patient's full spectrum of concerns...
  85. ncbi Cultural differences in medical communication: a review of the literature
    Barbara C Schouten
    Interdisciplinary Social Science Department, Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 64:21-34. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to gain more insight in intercultural medical communication difficulties by reviewing observational studies on intercultural doctor-patient communication...
  86. pmc Patient-centered communication: do patients really prefer it?
    Sara L Swenson
    Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1069-79. 2004
    To investigate patient preferences for a patient-centered or a biomedical communication style.
  87. ncbi Let's go mucosal: communication on slippery ground
    Per Brandtzaeg
    Laboratory for Immunohistochemistry and Immunopathology LIIPAT, Institute of Pathology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Trends Immunol 25:570-7. 2004
  88. ncbi Physician communication when prescribing new medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1855-62. 2006
    b>Communication about taking a new medication is critical to proper use of drug therapy and to patient adherence...
  89. pmc Internet use, needs and expectations of web-based information and communication in childbearing women with type 1 diabetes
    Carina Sparud-Lundin
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Box 457, SE 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:49. 2011
    In the childbearing period women use the internet both to seek information and as an important source of communication. For women with type 1 diabetes, pregnancy and early motherhood constitute a more complex situation than for women in ..
  90. pmc Communication about children's clinical trials as observed and experienced: qualitative study of parents and practitioners
    Valerie Shilling
    Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e21604. 2011
    ..Recruiting children to clinical trials is perceived to be challenging. To identify ways to optimise recruitment and its conduct, we compared how parents and practitioners described their experiences of recruitment to clinical trials...
  91. ncbi Family communication, genetic testing and colonoscopy screening in hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer: a qualitative study
    Siobhan McCann
    Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Psychooncology 18:1208-15. 2009
    ..The study aimed to explore the factors influencing family communication about genetic risk and colonoscopy among people with a strong family history of CRC who attended a genetic ..
  92. ncbi The need for and development of an adaptive Listening and Communication Enhancement (LACE) Program
    Robert W Sweetow
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:538-58. 2006
    Auditory training has long been advocated to enhance communication but has never been time or cost-effective...
  93. pmc A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: effects of patient-provider communication
    Maria E Suarez-Almazor
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1229-36. 2010
    ..We conducted a 3-month randomized clinical trial in patients with knee osteoarthritis to compare the efficacy of TCA with sham acupuncture and to examine the effects of acupuncturists' communication styles.
  94. ncbi Open notes: doctors and patients signing on
    Tom Delbanco
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:121-5. 2010
    ..Inviting patients to review these notes could improve understanding of their health, foster productive communication, stimulate shared decision making, and ultimately lead to better outcomes...
  95. ncbi Patient-physician communication in the context of persistent pain: validation of a modified version of the patients' Perceived Involvement in Care Scale
    Meredith Y Smith
    Program for Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:71-81. 2006
    ..Care Scale (M-PICS), a measure designed to assess pain patients' perceptions of patient health care provider communication during the medical consultation...
  96. ncbi How internet telephony could improve communication for hearing-impaired individuals
    Georgios Mantokoudis
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Otol Neurotol 31:1014-21. 2010
    ..To test, whether modern Internet telephony with a broadband transmission (0.1-8 kHz) of speech improves speech perception in comparison to conventional telephony (0.3-3.5 kHz) in hearing-impaired and normal-hearing adults...
  97. ncbi An Internet method to assess cancer patient information needs and enhance doctor-patient communication: a pilot study
    Joanne S Buzaglo
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Divisions of Population Science, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:233-40. 2007
    We previously reported that doctor-patient communication in the cancer context may be suboptimal...
  98. pmc The relative importance of physician communication, participatory decision making, and patient understanding in diabetes self-management
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Mich, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:243-52. 2002
    ..assessed the influence of patients' evaluation of their physicians' participatory decision-making style, rating of physician communication, and reported understanding of diabetes self-care on their self-reported diabetes management.
  99. ncbi First-year medical students' assessment of their own communication skills: a video-based, open-ended approach
    Amanda Zick
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:161-6. 2007
    Interpersonal and communication skills are a core area of competency for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians...
  100. ncbi Teleconferencing surgery enhances effective communication and enriches medical education
    Thomas P McIntyre
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:45-8. 2008
    ..Present technology allows real time communication between the OR and a remote classroom...
  101. ncbi Interacting with cancer patients: the significance of physicians' communication behavior
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:791-806. 2003
    ..A growing body of research shows that physicians' communication behavior does indeed have a positive impact on patient health outcomes...

Research Grants62

  1. Variation in M. tuberculosis in response to host selection
    Sarah Fortune; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In these studies, we expect to provide fundamental insights into the mechanisms and targets of diversifying immune selection in M. tuberculosis. ..
  2. Cardiac KCNE2 (MIRP1) Regulation by Estrogen and Cardiac Stress
    Mansoureh Eghbali; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recently Dr. Abbott in a personal communication informed me that KCNE2 knockout (KCNE2-/-) mice display a major reduction in Ito,f currents and a propensity ..
  3. Vitamin D and NKT Cell Regulation of Multiple Sclerosis
    Margherita T Cantorna; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Patient-provider communication for patients with communication disorders
    CAROLYN RAE BAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Patients with communication disorders (speech, language, hearing, and cognitive-communication disorders) are a highly vulnerable population in healthcare...
    Kawango Agot; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to evaluate different strategies to recruit men aged 25-39 years - Inter-Personal Communication (IPC), Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), and a combination of IPC and CCT - in terms of uptake and cost of MC ..
  6. Vitamin D Fluctuations and the Mucosal Immune Response
    Margherita T Cantorna; Fiscal Year: 2013
  7. Structure-Function Relationships in Glaucoma
    JOE LEONARD WHEAT; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Using relationships derived from experimental glaucoma in monkeys (Harwerth, personal communication, unpublished data) ganglion cell densities will be predicted by visual field sensitivity data and by nerve ..
  8. Participatory Design of a Text Message System to Support Community Health Advisor
    Yu Mei M Schoenberger; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..CHARPs can have access to accurate and up-to-date cancer health information through synchronous, real-time, communication to community members...
  9. The Value of Long-Term Care Insurance to Married and Single Persons
    Michael D Hurd; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. SSRI-neuroprotection for HIV/drug abuse
    Norman J Haughey; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..higher levels of N-acetyl aspartate suggestive of neuroprotection (Linda Chang, University of Hawaii, personal communication)...
  11. THM1 modulation of GLI2 activation in cystic kidney disease
    PAMELA VIVIAN TRAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Katsanis, personal communication)...
  12. UPENN TCORS: Tobacco Product Messaging in a Complex Communication Environment
    Caryn Lerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Public communication about tobacco products has been transformed by the digital marketing revolution and the rapid diffusion of emerging social media...
  13. IXth International Pulmonary Hypertension Conference: Scientific Sessions
    Ivan M Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010 the United States is not known, but it is estimated that 20,000-30,000 patients (Rino Aldrighetti, personal communication) are receiving treatment for the disease...
  14. No More Hand Me Downs: A National Broadcast Film on Clinical Research with Childr
    Lisa D Marceau; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..6.5. CLINICAL TRIALS.GOV Not Applicable ..
  15. Disseminating Comparative Effectiveness of Real-World Glaucoma Treatments th
    Flora Lum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additional research on the use and effectiveness of the multiple methods of communication on clinicians is required to characterize and understand how these methods can be used to enhance the ..
  16. Mouse models for GABA epigenetic dysfunction
    Alessandro Guidotti; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2002a), and a hypermethylation of the reelin promoter CpG islands (Grayson, personal communication) encouraged us to consider that hypermethylation of promoter CpG islands is a mechanism operative in the ..
  17. Phase III Trial of Minocycline in ALS:I-Clinical Center
    Paul Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..disorders, including Huntington disease (19), Parkinson disease (21) and ALS (22) (Serge Przedborski, personal communication). It is well tolerated as an oral treatment for outpatients...
    JOHN DELVALLE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..These actions of pancreastatin, coupled with its localization in the gastric mucosa (Tatemoto; personal communication), prompted us to examine this peptide's effect on gastric parietal cells...
  19. Recovery from Catastrophic Weather: Mold Exposure and Health-Related Training
    Paula Schenck; Fiscal Year: 2013
  20. ZigBee-Based System for Rapid and Efficient Communication and Emergency Response
    JEFF PEPPER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fast and effective communication is the key to minimizing confusion, anxiety, and casualties both during and after a public health emergency...
  21. HIV Risk Reduction for Women with Incarcerated Partners
    Olga Grinstead; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g. increasing accurate information, social support and communication skills) and in reducing unprotected intercourse and needle sharing when partners are released from prison...
  22. Development of Bimodal Bilingualism
    ..children with CIs has focused on their development of spoken language, whether they are in oral-only or total communication programs...
  23. Clinical Versus Experiential Views of Genetic Disability
    CAROL GILL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Paul Phillips; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Recently we and others (Campisi and co-workers personal communication) have observed that the mRNA for the protooncogene c-fos appears to be undetectable in mitogen stimulated ..
  25. Reducing Risk for Children of Mexican Immigrant Mothers: Adapting a Mother-Child
    Diane McNaughton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Research shows that affirming;less incendiary (harsh, inciting conflict) family communication patterns may be protective for children against stressors and accompanying depressive symptoms...
    Peter Rowley; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..2. To determine which features of the counselee or counseling strategy predispose to optimal results in 1a, 1b, or 1c. 3. To provide an empirical basis for cost-benefit analysis with regard to counseling method in mass screening. ..
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Following identification of needs through focus group and survey work, health communication programs will be developed and tailored to specific nursing practice settings (e.g., newborn nursery vs...
    Deborah Blacker; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Circadian rhythms in skeletal muscle: Role of Bmal
    Karyn Esser; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..humans and rats at 6 hours following an acute bout of high resistance exercise (8) (Zambon, UCSF, personal communication)...
    Elizabeth Loftus; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..One theoretically interesting product involves the blending of features from the original and post-event sources. Several studies are designed to produce and illuminate these blends...
    MARK MC DANIEL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If so, it would be the first demonstration of false memory for actions in older adults, and would underscore the possible prevalence of everyday memory illusions in older adults. ..
    Maggie Bruck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At present, no such instruments exist. On a theoretical level, the results of the study will provide data on the role that cognitive and psychosocial factors play in autobiographical memory and suggestibility. ..
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Following the identification of needs and behavioral change objectives, health communication programs will be developed and disseminated through a multimedia website, a multimedia program for use in ..
    Patrick Allen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Coffin, personal communication). Mild digestion of encapsidated RNA will determine if there are RNase hypersensitive sites...
  35. Memorial Consequences of Testing in School-Aged Children
    Elizabeth Marsh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In this way, testing may have consequences not only for the school system, but also for the mental health system. ..
  36. Improving Quality Care for Children with Special Needs
    CARMEN LOZZIO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..II.2 To integrate systems of early identification with early intervention services. II.3 To increase communication between all aspects of the healthcare and educational systems to improve the quality of life for CSHCN. III.1...
    Shoukhrat Mitalipov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Mansfield, personal communication) of his offspring are Mamu-A*01 positive...
  38. Eradication of work-related hearing loss
    Kevin Michael; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..wearable system that will prevent occupational hearing loss while being compatible with personal 2-way communication systems...
  39. Family - Native American Education for Cancer Survivors (NACES)
    Alice Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009
  40. Using EE Video to Promote Cancer Screening in Thai Women
    Gail Love; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A communication intervention in the form of an entertainment-education (EE) video embedded within a health education program ..
    WILLIAM PAISLEY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..system for gathering, analyzing, and redisseminating knowledge about cancer prevention and early treatment communication programs...
    SCOTT WINTERSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Through open-systems communication, the proposed software system can liberate physiologic data for all stakeholders...
  43. Cancer Survivors Information Seeking & Health Promotion
    Deborah Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This will contribute knowledge to develop targeted cancer communication programs to promote behavior changes to improve the health of cancer survivors.
  44. The Influence of Companions and Socio-Demographic Characteristics on Patients' In
    Susan Eggly; Fiscal Year: 2008
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    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
    K Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We anticipate that this information will assist policy makers in evaluating current regulatory measures to curtail tobacco usage. ..
  48. Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
    K Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002
  50. Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS Care
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
  51. Patient-Physician Partnership to Improve HBP Adherence
    Lisa Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It also includes a computerized, self-study communication skills training program delivered via an interactive CD-ROM, with tailored feedback to address physicians' ..
  52. Patient Centered Depression Care for African-Americans
    Lisa Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..activation, individual preferences, and cultural sensitivity) and physicians (incorporates participatory communication skills training with individualized feedback on interactive CD-ROM)...
  53. Couples' Communication and Quality of Life during Prostate Cancer Survivorship
    Lixin Song; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..While coping with this "couple's illness," the communication between prostate cancer patients and their partners-the exchange of cancer-related information and concerns-..
  54. HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction Integrated
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
    Michael Kuhar; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Since CART peptides are important for stress and feeding and other processes, the findings in these studies will impact other areas as well. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  57. The Effects of Acute Events on ADL Trajectories of Nursing Home Residents
    Robin L Kruse; Fiscal Year: 2010
  58. Quality of Communication after Newborn Genetic Screening
    Michael Farrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Physicians' limited genetic knowledge and communication skills may lead to disparities in communication outcomes, especially in families with socioeconomic barriers ..
  59. Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice Decision
    DEBORAH PEASE WALDROP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice Decisions This application addresses broad Challenge Area (04): Clinical Research and specific Challenge Topic, 04-NR-103*: Methods to Enhance ..
  60. Promoter characterization of the CART gene
    Michael J Kuhar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding how CART levels are controlled may lead to new strategies to develop medications that affect the CART system. Such medications could very well be helpful for public health problems such as drug addiction and obesity. ..
  61. The Impact of Product Information on Smoking Behavior
    K Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings from this study also have important policy implications, as one of the cornerstones of government product regulation is to ensure that consumers are informed about the inherent dangers of the products that they are using. ..
  62. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..