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Test of mindfulness and hope components in a psychological intervention for women with cancer recurrence.
- L. Thornton, J. Cheavens, C. Heitzmann, C. Dorfman, Salene M. Wu, B. Andersen
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 2 June 2014
OBJECTIVE Psychological interventions can attenuate distress and enhance coping for those with an initial diagnosis of cancer, but there are few intervention options for individuals with cancer… Expand
The development of a web- and a print-based decision aid for prostate cancer screening
- C. Dorfman, R. M. Williams, +12 authors K. L. Taylor
- Medicine, Computer Science
- BMC Medical Informatics Decis. Mak.
- 3 March 2010
We describe the development of two DAs, a booklet and an interactive website, each with a values clarification component and designed for use in diverse settings. Expand
Fostering informed decisions: a randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of a decision aid among men registered to undergo mass screening for prostate cancer.
- R. M. Williams, K. M. Davis, +6 authors K. Taylor
- Patient education and counseling
- 1 June 2013
OBJECTIVE Screening asymptomatic men for prostate cancer is controversial and informed decision making is recommended. Within two prostate cancer screening programs, we evaluated the impact of a… Expand
Physicians' attitudes about shared decision making for prostate cancer screening.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Shared decision making (SDM) for prostate cancer screening (PCS) is recommended for physicians and patients due to the uncertainty regarding the risks and benefits of… Expand
Emotions and social relationships for breast and gynecologic patients: a qualitative study of coping with recurrence
- L. Thornton, Anna O. Levin, C. Dorfman, N. Godiwala, C. Heitzmann, B. Andersen
- 1 April 2014
In contrast to the large literature on patients' coping with an initial diagnosis of cancer, there have been few quantitative or qualitative studies of patients coping with recurrence. A qualitative… Expand
Hope and social support utilisation among different age groups of women with breast cancer and their spouses
- I. Hasson-Ohayon, G. Goldzweig, C. Dorfman, B. Uziely
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychology & health
- 30 May 2014
Objective: Social support and hope are considered positive, important contributors to psychological well-being for women with breast cancer and their spouses. Few studies examine the role of age in… Expand
Impact of breast cancer recurrence and cancer-specific stress on spouse health and immune function
- Sharla Wells-Di Gregorio, K. Carpenter, C. Dorfman, Hae-Chung Yang, W. Carson
- Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
- 1 February 2012
Spouses of cancer patients are at-risk for poor psychological and physical health as they cope with the complex nature of the disease and fears of losing their partner. Moreover, spouses often serve… Expand
Influence of Dlffuslon on Photoinduced Electron Transfer
Electron transfer from an optically excited donor (rubrene) to randomly distributed acceptors (duroquinone) has been investigated experimentally. The forward electron-transfer process under the… Expand
Absence of carboxypeptidase E leads to adult hippocampal neuronal degeneration and memory deficits
Molecules that govern the formation, integrity, and function of the hippocampus remain an important area of investigation. Here we show that absence of the proneuropeptide processing enzyme,… Expand
Predictors of adverse smoking outcomes in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial.
- Samantha A Barry, M. Tammemagi, +5 authors K. Taylor
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 7 November 2012
BACKGROUND The impact of lung cancer screening on smoking behavior is unclear. The aims of this ancillary study of the Prostate Lung Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial were to produce risk… Expand