psychological adaptation


Summary: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Integrating response shift into health-related quality of life research: a theoretical model
    M A Sprangers
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 48:1507-15. 1999
  2. ncbi Acceptance of chronic pain: component analysis and a revised assessment method
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 107:159-66. 2004
  3. ncbi Psychological aspects of persistent pain: current state of the science
    Francis J Keefe
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain 5:195-211. 2004
  4. ncbi Does positive affect influence health?
    Sarah D Pressman
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:925-71. 2005
  5. ncbi Online cancer support groups: a review of the research literature
    Paula Klemm
    Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 21:136-42. 2003
  6. ncbi Theoretical perspectives on the relation between catastrophizing and pain
    M J Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 17:52-64. 2001
  7. ncbi Subjective well-being. The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index
    E Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Am Psychol 55:34-43. 2000
  8. ncbi Resilience, reflection, and residual stress in ovarian cancer survivorship: a gynecologic oncology group study
    Lari B Wenzel
    Epidemiology Division, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine 92697 7555, USA
    Psychooncology 11:142-53. 2002
  9. ncbi Role of stress, arousal, and coping skills in primary insomnia
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:259-67. 2003
  10. ncbi Employment pathways in a large cohort of adult cancer survivors
    Pamela Farley Short
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Center for Health Care and Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Cancer 103:1292-301. 2005

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  1. ncbi Integrating response shift into health-related quality of life research: a theoretical model
    M A Sprangers
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Hospital Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 48:1507-15. 1999
  2. ncbi Acceptance of chronic pain: component analysis and a revised assessment method
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 107:159-66. 2004
    ..A revised version of the CPAQ is suggested...
  3. ncbi Psychological aspects of persistent pain: current state of the science
    Francis J Keefe
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain 5:195-211. 2004
  4. ncbi Does positive affect influence health?
    Sarah D Pressman
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:925-71. 2005
    ..A theoretical framework to guide further study is proposed...
  5. ncbi Online cancer support groups: a review of the research literature
    Paula Klemm
    Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 21:136-42. 2003
    ..The few studies that were found in the literature suffered from a lack of experimental design, small and homogenous samples, and lack of outcome measures, thereby limiting applicability of results...
  6. ncbi Theoretical perspectives on the relation between catastrophizing and pain
    M J Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 17:52-64. 2001
    ..Directions for future research are suggested...
  7. ncbi Subjective well-being. The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index
    E Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Am Psychol 55:34-43. 2000
    ..Representative selection of respondents, naturalistic experience sampling measures, and other methodological refinements are now used to study SWB and could be used to produce national indicators of happiness...
  8. ncbi Resilience, reflection, and residual stress in ovarian cancer survivorship: a gynecologic oncology group study
    Lari B Wenzel
    Epidemiology Division, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine 92697 7555, USA
    Psychooncology 11:142-53. 2002
  9. ncbi Role of stress, arousal, and coping skills in primary insomnia
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Ecole de Psychologie, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:259-67. 2003
    ..The present study examined the relationship of stress and coping skills, and the potential mediating role of presleep arousal, to sleep patterns in good sleepers and insomnia sufferers...
  10. ncbi Employment pathways in a large cohort of adult cancer survivors
    Pamela Farley Short
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Center for Health Care and Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Cancer 103:1292-301. 2005
  11. pmc Robotic neurorehabilitation: a computational motor learning perspective
    Vincent S Huang
    Motor Performance Laboratory, Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:5. 2009
    ..We discuss the limitations of current robotic neurorehabilitation paradigms and suggest new research directions from the perspective of computational motor learning...
  12. ncbi Psychological adjustment to chronic disease
    Denise de Ridder
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 372:246-55. 2008
    ..Patients who can use these strategies have the best chance of successfully adjusting to the challenges posed by a chronic illness...
  13. ncbi A comparison of the standard and the computerized versions of the Well-being Questionnaire (WBQ) and the Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ)
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 7:33-8. 1998
    ..Therefore, the norms and cut-off scores obtained from paper and pencil assessments can be used in computerized versions of the WBQ and DTSQ and vice versa...
  14. ncbi Quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors
    Michael Frumovitz
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, 1155 Herman Pressler, CPB6 3244, Unit 1362, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7428-36. 2005
    ..To compare quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors treated with either radical hysterectomy and lymph node dissection or radiotherapy...
  15. ncbi The conflict adaptation effect: it's not just priming
    Markus Ullsperger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:467-72. 2005
    ..We discuss the data with respect to the conflict-monitoring and repetition-priming accounts...
  16. ncbi Psychosocial adjustment of female partners of men with prostate cancer: a review of the literature
    Jeremy Couper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychooncology 15:937-53. 2006
  17. ncbi Explaining transitions over the hypothesized psychosis continuum
    Lydia Krabbendam
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, Maastricht, University, The Netherlands
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:180-6. 2005
  18. ncbi Efficacy of applied behavioral intervention in preschool children with autism for improving cognitive, language, and adaptive behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michèle Spreckley
    Uncle Bobs Child Development Centre, Department of Developmental Medicine, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 154:338-44. 2009
    ..To review the effectiveness of applied behavior intervention (ABI) programs for preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their cognitive, adaptive behavior, and language development...
  19. ncbi Social context and acceptance of chronic pain: the role of solicitous and punishing responses
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 113:155-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that social influences can play a role in patients' engagement in activity with pain present and their willingness to have pain without trying to avoid or control it...
  20. ncbi Adaptive gain and the role of the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system in optimal performance
    Gary Aston-Jones
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation and Behavior, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Comp Neurol 493:99-110. 2005
    ..We propose that these prefrontal areas produce the above patterns of LC activity to optimize the utility of performance on both short and long time scales...
  21. ncbi Coping and distress among women under treatment for early stage breast cancer: comparing African Americans, Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites
    Jenifer L Culver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychooncology 11:495-504. 2002
    ..The data also provided evidence of a maladaptive spiral of distress and avoidant coping over time. Although some ethnic differences were identified, findings also point to a great many similarities across groups...
  22. ncbi Psychological and physical adjustment to breast cancer over 4 years: identifying distinct trajectories of change
    Vicki S Helgeson
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Health Psychol 23:3-15. 2004
    ..Indices of personal resources (i.e., self-image, optimism, perceived control) and social resources (i.e., social support) successfully distinguished different courses of mental and physical functioning...
  23. ncbi Counting blessings versus burdens: an experimental investigation of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life
    Robert A Emmons
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:377-89. 2003
    ..The effect on positive affect appeared to be the most robust finding. Results suggest that a conscious focus on blessings may have emotional and interpersonal benefits...
  24. ncbi The biopsychosocial approach to chronic pain: scientific advances and future directions
    Robert J Gatchel
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76063, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:581-624. 2007
  25. pmc Validity of Antonovsky's sense of coherence scale: a systematic review
    Monica Eriksson
    Nordic School of Public Health, Box 12133, S 40242 Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:460-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to systematically review and analyse the validity and reliability of Antonovsky's life orientation questionnaire/sense of coherence scale (SOC)...
  26. ncbi Do chronic stressors lead to physiological dysregulation? Testing the theory of allostatic load
    Dana A Glei
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:769-76. 2007
    ..physiological dysregulation? 2) Is that relationship moderated by characteristics of the individual and his or her social environment? and 3) Do perceived levels of stress mediate the relationship between stressors and dysregulation?..
  27. ncbi Breathlessness in cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: using a qualitative approach to describe the experience of patients and carers
    Sara Booth
    Oncology Centre, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Palliat Support Care 1:337-44. 2003
    ..This subject has been little researched, although dyspnoea is recognized as a disabling, distressing symptom. The number of breathless people is increasing as patients with all types of cardio-respiratory disease live longer...
  28. pmc Toward a theoretical model of quality-of-life appraisal: Implications of findings from studies of response shift
    Bruce D Rapkin
    Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:14. 2004
  29. ncbi Searching for the structure of coping: a review and critique of category systems for classifying ways of coping
    Ellen A Skinner
    Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Oregon 97207 0751, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:216-69. 2003
    ..Future steps involve deciding how to organize these families, using their functional homogeneity and distinctiveness, and especially their links to adaptive processes...
  30. pmc How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
    Andrea Meier
    School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007
    ..Most studies of these mailing lists have investigated lists dedicated to one type of cancer, most often breast cancer. Little is known about whether the lessons learned from experiences with breast cancer lists apply to other cancers...
  31. ncbi Electronic diary assessment of pain, disability and psychological adaptation in patients differing in duration of pain
    M L Peters
    Department of Medical Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 84:181-92. 2000
    Computerized diary measurement of pain, disability and psychological adaptation was performed four times a day for 4 weeks in 80 patients with various duration of unexplained pain...
  32. ncbi Learning to live with the pain: acceptance of pain predicts adjustment in persons with chronic pain
    L M McCracken
    The University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, IL 60637, USA
    Pain 74:21-7. 1998
    ..These results are preliminary. Further study will be needed to show for whom and under what circumstances, accepting some aspects of the pain experience may be beneficial...
  33. pmc Physical and mental health effects of family caregiving
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research at the University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:23-7; quiz 27. 2008
    ..Adverse-and even positive-outcomes in a chronic stress experience...
  34. ncbi A systematic review of psychological factors as predictors of chronicity/disability in prospective cohorts of low back pain
    Tamar Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, London, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E109-20. 2002
    ..A systematic review of prospective cohort studies in low back pain...
  35. ncbi Self-management of chronic pain: a population-based study
    Fiona M Blyth
    Pain Management and Research Institute, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    Pain 113:285-92. 2005
  36. ncbi War exposure, daily stressors, and mental health in conflict and post-conflict settings: bridging the divide between trauma-focused and psychosocial frameworks
    Kenneth E Miller
    Harvard School of Public Health, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, 651 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:7-16. 2010
  37. ncbi A meta-analytic review of benefit finding and growth
    Vicki S Helgeson
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:797-816. 2006
    ..Moderator analyses showed that relations of benefit finding to outcomes were affected by the amount of time that had passed since stressor onset, the benefit finding measured used, and the racial composition of the sample...
  38. ncbi Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studies
    Yoichi Chida
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:741-56. 2008
    ..Recent years have witnessed increased interest in the relationship between positive psychological well-being and physical health...
  39. pmc Chronic stress increases pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide (PACAP) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) mRNA expression in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST): roles for PACAP in anxiety-like behavior
    Sayamwong E Hammack
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:833-43. 2009
  40. ncbi Empowering processes and outcomes of participation in online support groups for patients with breast cancer, arthritis, or fibromyalgia
    Cornelia F van Uden-Kraan
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Qual Health Res 18:405-17. 2008
    ..This article demonstrates that participation in online support groups can make a valuable contribution to the emergence of empowered patients...
  41. ncbi Readiness to adopt a self-management approach to chronic pain: the Pain Stages of Change Questionnaire (PSOCQ)
    R D Kerns
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven 06516, USA
    Pain 72:227-34. 1997
    ..There was also substantial support for each factor's discriminant and criterion-related validity...
  42. ncbi Positive affect and the other side of coping
    S Folkman
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Am Psychol 55:647-54. 2000
  43. ncbi Quality of life and psychologic adjustment in children and adolescents with early treated phenylketonuria can be normal
    Markus A Landolt
    Division of Psychosomatics and Psychiatry, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Pediatr 140:516-21. 2002
    ..To assess quality of life and psychologic adjustment in children and adolescents with early treated phenylketonuria (PKU)...
  44. ncbi Coping style as a predictor of health and well-being across the first year of medical school
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Health Psychol 22:627-31. 2003
    ..This study demonstrated the utility of measuring coping style and the predictive ability of coping on physical health in a healthy sample...
  45. ncbi Psychological resilience after disaster: New York City in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack
    George A Bonanno
    Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:181-6. 2006
    ..1% of the sample. Resilience was less prevalent among more highly exposed individuals, but the frequency of resilience never fell below one third even among the exposure groups with the most dramatic elevations in PTSD...
  46. ncbi "Timing It Right": a conceptual framework for addressing the support needs of family caregivers to stroke survivors from the hospital to the home
    Jill I Cameron
    Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 70:305-14. 2008
    ..Discuss family caregivers of stroke survivors' changing needs for education and support across the care continuum...
  47. ncbi Suicidal ideation among medical students and young physicians: a nationwide and prospective study of prevalence and predictors
    R Tyssen
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1111, Blindern, N 317, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 64:69-79. 2001
    ..Despite an increased risk of suicide among physicians we lack studies on prevalence and predictors of suicidal ideation among medical students and young doctors...
  48. ncbi Cancer patients' coping styles and doctor-patient communication
    L M Ong
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 8:155-66. 1999
    ..Also, cancer patients' coping styles are not related to other personal and disease characteristics. Further, a monitoring style seems to have an impact on patients' question-asking and dominance during the oncological consultation...
  49. ncbi The effect of salutogenic treatment principles on coping with mental health problems A randomised controlled trial
    Eva Langeland
    Bergen University College, Department of Health and Social Research, Haugeveien 28, N 5005 Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 62:212-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of talk-therapy groups based on salutogenic treatment principles on coping with mental health problems...
  50. ncbi Adolescents' emotion regulation in daily life: links to depressive symptoms and problem behavior
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA
    Child Dev 74:1869-80. 2003
    ..g., denial) or involuntary engagement (e.g., rumination) was less effective in regulating negative affect, and greater use of these strategies was related to higher levels of depressive symptoms and problem behavior...
  51. ncbi Clinical understanding and clinical implications of response shift
    I B Wilson
    Primary Care Outcomes Research Institute and the Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Soc Sci Med 48:1577-88. 1999
  52. ncbi The effect of dyadic intervention on self-efficacy, social support, and depression for men with prostate cancer
    Bryan A Weber
    Department of Adult and Elderly Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Florida, P O Box 100197, Gainesville, FL 32610 0197, USA
    Psychooncology 13:47-60. 2004
    ..Future research directions and clinical application is presented...
  53. ncbi Caring for a person in advanced illness and suffering from breathlessness at home: threats and resources
    Marjolein H Gysels
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Palliat Support Care 7:153-62. 2009
  54. ncbi Is terror gender-blind? Gender differences in reaction to terror events
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:947-54. 2005
    ..In addition, the contribution of level of exposure, sense of safety, self-efficacy, and coping strategies is assessed...
  55. ncbi Chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder: mutual maintenance?
    T J Sharp
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:857-77. 2001
    ..Treatment implications are considered, as are issues for future research...
  56. ncbi Family adjustment to childhood developmental disability: a measure of parent appraisal of family impacts
    Barry Trute
    School of Social Work, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:271-80. 2002
    ..To develop the Family Impact of Childhood Disability Scale (FICD) to assess subjective interpretation or "primary appraisal" of parents regarding the impact of a child with developmental disabilities on the family...
  57. pmc Toward understanding the insight paradox: internalized stigma moderates the association between insight and social functioning, hope, and self-esteem among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Paul H Lysaker
    Day Hospital 116H, 1481 West 10th Street, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:192-9. 2007
    ..As predicted, the high insight/minimal stigma group also had significantly less impaired social function than the other groups. Implications for assisting persons to come to cope with awareness of illness and stigma are discussed...
  58. ncbi Coping through emotional approach: scale construction and validation
    A L Stanton
    Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045 2160, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:1150-69. 2000
    ..Findings highlight the utility of functionalist theories of emotion as applied to coping theory...
  59. ncbi A meta-analytic review of coping with illness: do causal attributions matter?
    S C Roesch
    Behavioural Science Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 3801 West Temple Avenue, 91768, Pomona, CA 91768, USA
    J Psychosom Res 50:205-19. 2001
    ..It was hypothesized that causal attributions would be both directly related to psychological adjustment and indirectly related to psychology adjustment via coping strategies...
  60. ncbi Protective and damaging effects of mediators of stress. Elaborating and testing the concepts of allostasis and allostatic load
    B S McEwen
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:30-47. 1999
  61. ncbi The development of the pediatric cardiac quality of life inventory: a quality of life measure for children and adolescents with heart disease
    Bradley S Marino
    Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:613-26. 2008
    ..Quality of life (QOL) assessment in survivors has become increasingly important. The purpose of this project was to create the Pediatric Cardiac Quality of Life Inventory (PCQLI)...
  62. ncbi Coping styles associated with psychological adjustment to advanced breast cancer
    C Classen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5544, USA
    Health Psychol 15:434-7. 1996
    ..Because this was a cross-sectional study, no conclusions regarding a causal relationship between adjustment and emotional expressiveness or adjustment and fighting spirit were possible...
  63. ncbi Perceived stress during undergraduate medical training: a qualitative study
    Christina Radcliffe
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Med Educ 37:32-8. 2003
    ..It can involve levels of stress that lead to disruptions in both physical and mental health. This qualitative study explores the views of Year 5 medical students on the causes of stress throughout their undergraduate medical training...
  64. ncbi Psychological factors and cancer development: evidence after 30 years of research
    Bert Garssen
    Helen Dowling Institute, Rubenslaan 190, Utrecht 3582 JJ, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:315-38. 2004
    ..A methodological shortcoming is not to have investigated the interactive effect of psychological factors, demographic, and biomedical risk factors...
  65. ncbi Factors contributing to sense of coherence among men and women
    Salla Maarit Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 14:322-30. 2004
    ..e. childhood living conditions, work and family life, and social relationships, with sense of coherence (SOC) among Finnish men and women. A particular interest was devoted to interactions between sex and GRR...
  66. ncbi 10-year follow-up of chronic non-malignant pain patients: opioid use, health related quality of life and health care utilization
    Marianne K Jensen
    Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Blegdamsvej 9, Department 7612, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 10:423-33. 2006
    ..In Denmark, opioids have been used liberally for many years in the treatment of non-malignant pain, but long-term consequences as tolerance and influence on health related quality of life remain unknown...
  67. ncbi A long-lasting improvement of somatosensory function after prism adaptation, a case study
    H C Dijkerman
    Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 42:1697-702. 2004
    ..The current findings suggest that prism adaptation can have a non-spatial effect on neglect-related supra-modal deficits...
  68. pmc Psychological, behavioral, and immune changes after a psychological intervention: a clinical trial
    Barbara L Andersen
    Department of Psychology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1222, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3570-80. 2004
    ..This randomized clinical trial tests the hypothesis that a psychological intervention can reduce emotional distress, improve health behaviors and dose-intensity, and enhance immune responses...
  69. ncbi Psychological factors in chronic pain: evolution and revolution
    Dennis C Turk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:678-90. 2002
    ..The authors conclude by noting that pain has received a tremendous amount of attention culminating in the passage of a law by the U.S. Congress designating the period 2001-2011 as the "The Decade of Pain Control and Research."..
  70. ncbi Coping, pain, and disability in osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    M P Steultjens
    The Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research Nivel, Utrecht
    J Rheumatol 28:1068-72. 2001
    ..To establish the role of coping styles as prospective determinants of pain and disability in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip...
  71. ncbi Posttraumatic growth in clinical psychology - a critical review and introduction of a two component model
    Tanja Zoellner
    Roseneck Hospital Center for Psychosomatic Medicine, Am Roseneck 6, 83209 Prien, Germany
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:626-53. 2006
    ..The article ends with a discussion of fruitful future research directions and how PTG can add a new perspective into trauma therapy...
  72. ncbi Dissociated long lasting improvements of straight-ahead pointing and line bisection tasks in two hemineglect patients
    Laure Pisella
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Unité 534 Espace et Action, 16 Avenue Lepine, Case 13, 69676, Bron, France
    Neuropsychologia 40:327-34. 2002
    ..It can be concluded that elucidating the mechanism through which prism adaptation affects neglect could lead to a better understanding of the neglect syndrome...
  73. ncbi Loving-kindness meditation for chronic low back pain: results from a pilot trial
    James W Carson
    Duke University Medical Center, USA
    J Holist Nurs 23:287-304. 2005
    ..Loving-kindness meditation has been used for centuries in the Buddhist tradition to develop love and transform anger into compassion. This pilot study tested an 8-week loving-kindness program for chronic low back pain patients...
  74. ncbi Scaling back goals and recalibration of the affect system are processes in normal adaptive self-regulation: understanding 'response shift' phenomena
    C S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:1715-22. 2000
    ..Other such phenomena are accounted for by the principle of hierarchical organization among the self-regulatory goals that comprise the self...
  75. ncbi Long-term trajectories of psychological adaptation among women diagnosed with gynecological cancers
    Sharon Manne
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, First Floor, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:677-87. 2008
    ..attention has been paid to identifying what factors place women at risk for long-term problems with psychological adaptation. The goal of the present study was to identify a set of demographic, medical, and predisposing factors as ..
  76. ncbi Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..These findings have significant implications for developing targeted programs to reduce the psychological distress of cancer caregivers with multiple roles and to assist them in recognizing their caregiving experience as meaningful...
  77. ncbi Psychological stress as a predictor of psychological adjustment and health status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Ruth Curtis
    Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway University Rd, Galway, Ireland
    Patient Educ Couns 59:192-8. 2005
    ..It is concluded that improving patient adjustment to rheumatoid arthritis has implications for medical care seeking...
  78. pmc The mental health of children affected by armed conflict: protective processes and pathways to resilience
    Theresa Stichick Betancourt
    Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 20:317-28. 2008
    ..Cultural and community influences such as attitudes towards mental health and healing as well as the meaning given to the experience of war itself are also important aspects of the larger social ecology...
  79. ncbi Coping and quality of life after tumor surgery: personal and social resources promote different domains of quality of life
    Sonja Boehmer
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:61-75. 2007
    ..This effect was not mediated by coping. Results suggest the development of interventions to increase optimistic self-beliefs and coping skills in tumor-surgery patients...
  80. ncbi Reduction of pain catastrophizing mediates the outcome of both physical and cognitive-behavioral treatment in chronic low back pain
    Rob J E M Smeets
    Rehabilitation Centre Blixembosch, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Pain 7:261-71. 2006
    ..The implications and limitations of these results are discussed...
  81. ncbi The First-Time Fathers Study: a prospective study of the mental health and wellbeing of men during the transition to parenthood
    John T Condon
    Department of Psychiatry, Flinders University, South Australia, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:56-64. 2004
    ..The present paper reports on these changes...
  82. ncbi Coping with chronic pain: a comparison of two measures
    G Tan
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston TX 77030, USA
    Pain 90:127-33. 2001
    ..In the meantime, clinicians would be wise to give these coping responses particular attention in chronic pain programs...
  83. ncbi Stress response syndromes and cancer: conceptual and assessment issues
    Maria Gurevich
    Psychosocial Oncology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychosomatics 43:259-81. 2002
  84. ncbi A case for including spirituality in quality of life measurement in oncology
    M J Brady
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Psychooncology 8:417-28. 1999
    ..It is concluded that these results support the move to the biopsychosocialspiritual model for QOL measurement in oncology...
  85. ncbi Daily coping practice predicts treatment effects in children with sickle cell disease
    K M Gil
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3270, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 26:163-73. 2001
    ..To examine the 1-month effects of a pain coping skills intervention in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
  86. ncbi The role of optimism in social network development, coping, and psychological adjustment during a life transition
    Ian Brissette
    Insititute for Health Health Care Policy and Aging, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08901, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:102-11. 2002
    ..Mediational analyses were consistent with a model in which increases in social support and greater use of positive reinterpretation and growth contributed to the superior adjustment that optimists experienced...
  87. ncbi Psychosocial nursing therapy following sudden cardiac arrest: impact on two-year survival
    M J Cowan
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095-1702, USA
    Nurs Res 50:68-76. 2001
    ..13. There were a total of three deaths in the therapy group and eight deaths in the control group. CONCLUSIONS: Psychosocial therapy significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular death in sudden cardiac arrest survivors...
  88. ncbi Resilience and marginalized youth: making a case for personal and collective meaning-making as part of resilience research in public health
    Lisa Marin Wexler
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, 313 Arnold House, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:565-70. 2009
    ..Specifically, group affiliation can provide a context to reconceptualize personal difficulty as a politicized collective struggle, and through this reading, can create a platform for ideological commitment and resistance...
  89. ncbi Symptoms of depression are important to psychological adaptation and metabolic control in children with diabetes mellitus
    B Lernmark
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Diabet Med 16:14-22. 1999
  90. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder: a state-of-the-science review
    Charles B Nemeroff
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 4990, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:1-21. 2006
  91. ncbi Another person's heart: magical and rational thinking in the psychological adaptation to heart transplantation
    Yoram Inspector
    Shalvatah Psychiatric Center, Hod Hasharon, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:161-73. 2004
    The goal of this study was to examine heart transplant recipients' psychological adaptation to another person's heart, with particular emphasis on recipients' attitudes toward graft and donor.
  92. ncbi Negative stress-coping strategies among novices in surgery correlate with poor virtual laparoscopic performance
    I Hassan
    Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Br J Surg 93:1554-9. 2006
    ..This study explored the impact of habitual stress-coping strategies on the laparoscopic performance of novices in surgery using a virtual reality simulator...
  93. ncbi Activities of daily living and quality of life in persons with muscular dystrophy
    B Nätterlund
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section of Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 33:206-11. 2001
    ..30-0.54). Therefore quality of life as a measurement of rehabilitation outcomes might be based both on physical status, disability and psychosocial factors in terms of positive and negative consequences...
  94. ncbi The pain self-efficacy questionnaire: Taking pain into account
    Michael K Nicholas
    Pain Management and Research Centre, University of Sydney at Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Sydney, NSW 2065, Australia
    Eur J Pain 11:153-63. 2007
  95. ncbi Quality of life and psychological adaptation of Korean adolescents with vitiligo
    S Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:524-9. 2010
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of vitiligo on the quality of life and psychological adaptation in a Korean adolescent population.
  96. ncbi The daily spiritual experience scale: development, theoretical description, reliability, exploratory factor analysis, and preliminary construct validity using health-related data
    Lynn G Underwood
    Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:22-33. 2002
    ..90s. Preliminary evidence showed that daily spiritual experience is related to decreased total alcohol intake, improved quality of life, and positive psychosocial status...
  97. ncbi Quality of life and psychological adaptation in siblings of paediatric cancer patients, 2 years after diagnosis
    B A Houtzager
    Paediatric Psychosocial Department, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105AZ, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 13:499-511. 2004
    ..The concept quality of life has primarily been applied in research on the effects of chronic illness on the affected patient, but has not yet been studied in siblings...
  98. ncbi Adolescents with Turkish background in Norway and Sweden: a comparative study of their psychological adaptation
    Erkki Virta
    Centre for Research in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 45:15-25. 2004
    Using a questionnaire survey, this study compared psychological adaptation (self-esteem, life satisfaction, and mental health problems) of Turkish adolescents in Norway and Sweden, and examined to what extent ethnic and majority ..
  99. ncbi Students' perception of medical school stress and their evaluation of a wellness elective
    J Lee
    Department of Family Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Med Educ 35:652-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Based on the students' responses, a wellness elective could be a useful addition to the first- or second-year medical curriculum...
  100. ncbi Physician wellness: a missing quality indicator
    Jean E Wallace
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 374:1714-21. 2009
    ..We show that health systems should routinely measure physician wellness, and discuss the challenges associated with implementation...
  101. ncbi Culture and social support
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Am Psychol 63:518-26. 2008
    ..Discussion centers on the potential implications of these findings for intercultural interactions and for the use of mental health services by Asians and Asian Americans...

Research Grants73

  1. Understanding/ Treating Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Pediatric Physical Illness
    Eva Szigethy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Coping Skills Training in Heart Failure: Outcomes and Mechanisms
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Improving Outcomes for Women with GDM and Their Infants
    Alison M Stuebe; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Telephone-based coping skills training for COPD
    James A Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. The Living Well Project: Early Palliative Care and MI for persons with AIDS
    Tammie E Quest; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This caring approach will enhance engagement and retention in care and promote movement toward personal self-advocacy and quality of life. ..
  6. Illness Management and Recovery Program: IMR-Web
    JAMES P O apos HALLORAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..IMR-Web will lead to more rapid, cost-effective adoption of the powerful and comprehensive IMR program. ..
  7. Coaching Parents to Manage Youth Stress through Recreation and Culture
    Howard C Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Pediatrician Advice, Family Counseling, &SHS Reduction for Underserved Children
    Stephen J Lepore; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings from mediator and moderator aims will inform theory and future directions in this field by identifying how and for whom the intervention works. ..
  9. Biomechanics and Inflammation in Osteoarthritis
    Farshid Guilak; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The information gained from this Program Project will provide new insights into the development new pharmacologic, psychological, and physical therapies for the treatment of OA. ..
  10. Use of Continuous Glucose Sensors in Adolescents with Inadequate Diabetic Control
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These results could demonstrate that adolescents with previously suboptimal diabetic control could realize multiple benefits from CGS use if they are provided with a specialized behavioral intervention. ..
  11. Biobehavioral Bases &Management of Type 2 Diabetes and Depression
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Telephone Symptom Management for Advanced Lung Cancer Patients and Caregivers
    Catherine E Mosher; Fiscal Year: 2013
  13. Targeting the Teachable Moment: A Lifestyle Intervention for Breast Cancer Surviv
    Crystal L Park; Fiscal Year: 2012
  14. 2/2-Preventing Eating Disorders and Reducing Comorbidity
    DENISE ELLA WILFLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, this finding, combined with our previous research would have a major public health impact on reducing eating disorder rates. ..
  15. 1/2-Preventing Eating Disorders and Reducing Comorbidity
    CBARR BARR TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, this finding, combined with our previous research would have a major public health impact on reducing eating disorder rates. ..
  16. Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL)
    James Burton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In our ancillary study of biliary complications, we will compare and contrast biliary complications and outcomes between LDLT and DDLT recipients. ..
  17. Drug & Non-Drug Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Headache
    Scott Powers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long term objective is to establish effective treatments for CDH in youth that lead to sustained benefits in terms of clinically significant reductions in headache frequency and functional disability. ..
  18. Caregiver Outlook: An Intervention to Improve Caregiving in Serious Illness
    Karen E Steinhauser; Fiscal Year: 2013
  19. Communicating Genetic Test Results by Telephone: A Randomized Trial
    Angela R Bradbury; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Given the rising number of available genetic tests, this research has the potential to impact a significant and growing community of patients and their providers seeking genetic risk information to improve their health. ..
  20. Person x Environment: Parenting, Preadolescent Psychophysiology, and Peer Stress
    KELLY MICHELLE TU; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The present study has the potential to advance knowledge and inform programs about parenting practices that may support preadolescents'social and emotional adjustment. ..
  21. Prevention of Postrape Drug Abuse: Replication Study
    Heidi S Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2012
  22. Tele-based Psychosocial Intervention for Symptom Management &HRQOL in Men Living
    Frank J Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This is a 2x3 randomized experimental design with condition (Tele-CBSM vs. Tele-HP) as the between groups factor and time (baseline [T1], 6-mos. post-baseline [T2], &12-mos. post-baseline [T3]) as the within groups factor. ..
  23. Negative Affect, Urges and Distress Tolerance, Effects on Cognition in AUDs
    Travis Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings from this study may lead to improved treatments that help people to manage unpleasant emotions, think clearly and allow themselves to take advantage of the coping skills learned in treatment to avoid relapse. ..
    Brian D Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal is to help patients and family members understand what the diagnosis means so that they can make informed decisions about next steps in managing the disease. ..
  25. Internet-based osteoarthritis pain coping skills intervention
    Christine Rini; Fiscal Year: 2012
  26. Secondary Effects of Parent Treatment for Drug Abuse on Children
    Michelle L Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Learning Sobriety Together holds great potential for having such broad and prolonged effects that will benefit families affected by drug abuse as well as the treatment community that serves them. ..
  27. Peer Mentorship: An Intervention to Promote Effective Pain Self-Management in Ad
    Lonnie K Zeltzer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will test a peer- mentorship intervention that may promote adherence and skills-building through modeling and reinforcement, with positive effects on physical, social and academic functioning. ..
  28. Real-Time Assessment of Triggers and Coping Responses in China
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, the study will contribute to the literature on triggers and coping strategies and will extend NIDA's mission of promulgating research-based interventions to improve treatment services and reduce HIV/HCV transmission globally. ..
  29. The Daily Interactions of Couples Coping With Breast Cancer: With Whom, About Wha
    Matthias R Mehl; Fiscal Year: 2010
  30. Quit IT: Development of a Web-based 3D Coping Skills Game to Increase Self-Effic
    HERBERT PAYSON SNOW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This concept is highly marketable to a broad target audience of hospitalized smokers and may offer numerous benefits as an adjunct to current cessation interventions. ..
  31. Shaping the Health of Adolescents in Zimbabwe (SHAZ!)
    MEGAN SUZANNE DUNBAR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If this innovative model is proven effective, these findings will have far-reaching implications for program planning and policy in the region and beyond. ..
  32. Web-Based Interactive Multimedia CBT Bereavement Support Program
    VICKY GELATT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..5 billion in increased health utilization, absenteeism, reduced productivity (presenteeism) and errors/accidents due to poor concentration. ..
    Robert McMahon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. 2/2 Gambling Addiction: Treatment Mediators and Moderators
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The findings from this study will significantly improve our understanding of PG and inform future research on this disorder. ..
  35. Delivering Psychosocial Treatment to Substance Abusers via Mobile Technologies
    Lisa A Marsch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If results are promising, MTS would be easily adaptable and may have enormous impact on improving treatment access and effectiveness for a variety of issues (e.g., mental and behavioral health) while significantly limiting costs. ..
  36. Stress &Parenting in Blacks: Preventing Obesity in Youth to Reduce Cancer Risk
    ELIZABETH PROUT PARKS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will inform future projects that develop and test interventions to prevent child obesity and future cancer risk. ..
  37. Contextual Processes and Rural African American Emerging Adults
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of the proposed research will be used to inform the design of prevention programs for rural African American emerging adults and their families. ..
  38. RxFX - A Mobile Application to Prevent Misuse of Prescription Drugs
    Emily Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2012
  39. Evidence-Based Pain Intervention for Veterans: Leveraging Mobile &Social Media
    Sara S Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Phase II will provide the impetus for commercialization of a cost-effective, evidence-based, population-based program that has the potential to improve pain self-management, functioning, and well-being. ..
  40. Mediators of Outpatient Treatment for Comorbid Substance Use Disorder and Major D
    Matthew J Worley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In addition, the strength of association between these mediators and outcomes will be weaker for patients with greater neurocognitive impairment. ..
  41. Novel web-based intervention for heavy drinking and depressed college students
    Irene M Geisner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..3) Explore motives for drinking, gender, severity of depression and alcohol consequences, and family history of alcohol and depression as potential moderators. ..
  42. ASHA HIV Health Promotion Intervention in India
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We anticipate this three- year study will lead to a culturally tailored intervention that will lead to a larger clinical trial. ..
  43. Online Racial Discrimination: The Impact on Adolescent Adjustment Over Time
    BRENDESHA MARIE TYNES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, the proposed research will advance theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of online victimization, inform Internet policies as well as intervention and prevention programs for schools and families. ..
  44. A Pilot RCT of Expressive Writing with HIV-Positive Methamphetamine Users
    ADAM WAYNE CARRICO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Improving substance abuse treatment outcomes among HIV-positive methamphetamine-using MSM could ultimately alleviate human suffering associated with substance abuse and reduce the transmission of medication-resistant strains of HIV. ..
  45. A Pilot Stress Management Intervention for High Risk Children with Asthma
    Anna L Marsland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, it will provide a more efficient and cost-effective means of accessing vulnerable children than individual clinic based intervention, which we have not found to be feasible. ..
  46. Studying the Daily Lives of Couples Coping with Breast Cancer
    SCOTT DANIEL SIEGEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The second focuses on day-to-day transmission of emotion between BC patients and their spouses/partners. ..
  47. Developing Web Delivered Coping Skills Training for Women with Alcoholic Partners
    Robert G Rychtarik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In so doing, it has the potential for having a much larger public health impact than conventional face-to-face delivery models, alone. ..
  48. Clinical Implications of Sickle Cell Disease Stigma
    SHAWN MOYO BEDIAKO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The overall general impact of the proposed research is that it will broaden our scientific understanding of stigma and serve as a catalyst for developing interventions that improve clinical outcomes. ..
  49. Obesity and Psychosocial Adjustment During Adolescence
    Bin Xie; Fiscal Year: 2010
  50. Application of Action Research to Develop an After-school Preventive Intervention
    ANGELA TERESA CLARKE; Fiscal Year: 2012
  51. Evaluation of Web-Based CBT for Rape Victims
    Heather Littleton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, because the treatment involves structured modules, it can rapidly be disseminated and adopted in the field. ..
  52. Posttraumatic Growth in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Suzanne C Danhauer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..secondary data analyses to capitalize on a unique opportunity to expand existing knowledge of positive psychological adaptation, specifically posttraumatic growth (PTG), in female breast cancer survivors...
  53. Testing CBT models and change mechanisms for Alcohol Dependent Women
    ELIZABETH ELLEN EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Automated Recovery Line for Medication Assisted Treatment
    Brent A Moore; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Secondary outcome measures will be retention in treatment and coping skills efficacy. ..
  55. Facilitating Parent Adaptation to Pediatric Transplant: The P-SCIP Trial
    Sharon L Manne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Research questions will address the effects of P-SCIP versus BPC on parent psychological adaptation and social and cognitive processing, as well as evaluate parent personal resources as well as child ..
  56. Health trajectories from age 12-32: Disparities, discrimination, &socialization
    Jacquelynne S Eccles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, in Aim 4, we will examine the extent to which the prediction models and health trajectories revealed in Aims 1 and 2 vary across the socialization profiles generated in Aim 3. ..
  57. Emotional Exposure and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Fibromyalgia
    Mark A Lumley; Fiscal Year: 2013
  58. Reducing Violence Against Women with Alcoholic Partners
    Robert G Rychtarik; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Engaging Fathers in Home Visitation: Incorporation of Co-Parenting Intervention
    ..Results from this study will have significant public policy implications given the sizable public investment that has been made in home visitation around the country. ..
  60. Contingent Vouchers for Smoking in Substance Abusers as Adjunct to Nicotine Patch
    Damaris J Rohsenow; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The potential significance is to add to knowledge about the most effective ways to maximize smoking cessation among substance abusers, important given that no methods are known to work with this difficult population. ..
  61. Emotional Processes in Families:New Methods Capturing Multiple Levels of Analysis
    Melissa L Sturge-Apple; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In particular, the assessment tools for modeling multiple levels of analysis constructs and associated developmental, physical and mental health outcomes will be of relevance to both NICHD and NIMH. ..
  62. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    ROBIN G WHITTEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In minority communities, the rates are as high as nearly 30%. Approaches that are appealing to youth and that can be cost-effectively delivered are necessary to reduce this epidemic. ..
  63. Breast Cancer:Education, Counseling, and Adjustment
    Judith Haber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Emotional, physical and social adjustments are expected to be greater in each of the study interventions vs. DM and greater in DM+SE+TC as compared to DM+SE or DM+TC. ..
  64. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Kelly Young; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Elucidation of factors influencing children's pain response, and study of interventions to reduce pain, are important priorities for all clinicians who care for children. ..
  65. Therapeutic IVR For Relapse Prevention in Chronic Pain
    Magdalena Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study goals are: 1) to attempt to replicate the results of the two pilot studies of TIVR in a full-scale RCT;and 2) to determine the efficacy of the full TIVR in relation to an attention control condition. ..
  66. Culture, Dialectical Thinking and Psychopathology
    Kaiping Peng; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research is part of a growing concern for identifying the cultural factors involved in the etiology of psychological ill health. ..
  67. Integrated Multimedia CBT Bereavement Support
    BLAIR IRVINE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will also be evaluated with a randomized control trial, however from a much larger sample of 400+ bereaved employees. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. Psychosocial Support to HIV/AIDS Affected Children in Zimbabwe
    Danuta Kasprzyk; Fiscal Year: 2009
  69. Web-based learning simulations to help youths cope when a parent or sibling has a
    YVONNE DUMAS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This service will contribute to public health efforts aimed at preventing or minimizing the secondary complications associated with TBI. ..
    Ruth Striegel Moore; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Our study should generate information relevant for primary prevention by identifying high risk groups and risk factors that may be amenable to change. ..
  71. Multimedia Support for Caregivers of the Seriously Ill
    A Irvine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed program provides automates support and education for the caregivers via the Internet, including articles, videos, and help thinking through tough decisions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. Rural women breast cancer survivors
    B Bettencourt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore the proposed study will provide the foundation for a long-term research program for understanding cancer survivorship among rural people. ..