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Psychosocial correlates of mammography screening in older African American women.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore psychosocial correlates of older African American women's adherence to annual mammography screening, including cancer fatalism, dispositional optimism, social support,Expand
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Restorative yoga for women with ovarian or breast cancer: findings from a pilot study.
Yoga has demonstrated benefit in healthy individuals and those with various health conditions. There are, however, few systematic studies to support the development of yoga interventions for cancerExpand
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Younger Women's Perceptions of Coping With Breast Cancer
Numerous studies have demonstrated an association between coping strategies and better quality of life after breast cancer. Because younger women consistently show greater psychological morbidityExpand
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Barriers to Hospice Use and Palliative Care Services Use by African American Adults
This study explored the reasons for low levels of hospice participation by African Americans. Methods: Data about attitudes toward dying and death, advanced directives, and barriers to using hospiceExpand
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A qualitative exploration of the cancer experience among long‐term survivors: comparisons by cancer type, ethnicity, gender, and age
Background: To elucidate meanings ascribed to the cancer experience by long‐term survivors.
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Women's satisfaction with their on-going primary health care services: a consideration of visit-specific and period assessments.
OBJECTIVE To compare and contrast patient ratings of satisfaction with primary care on the day of visit versus over the last 12 months. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING Survey data were collected fromExpand
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Smoking and incidence of diabetes among U.S. adults: findings from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the association between smoking and incident diabetes among U.S. adults. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The Insulin Resistance AtherosclerosisExpand
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Attitudes of African American and Low Socioeconomic Status White Women toward Medical Research
Minority and low socioeconomic status women are under-represented in clinical research due to logistical, informational, attitudinal, and sociocultural barriers. The primary objective of this studyExpand
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Measuring disability in older adults: The International Classification System of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework
Background:  Despite the importance of disability to geriatric medicine, no large scale study has validated the activity and participation domains of the International Classification System ofExpand
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A longitudinal investigation of coping strategies and quality of life among younger women with breast cancer
It is generally assumed that coping strategies impact quality of life (QOL). It is plausible that QOL determines use of coping strategies. This research examines coping strategies over time and theExpand
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