J. Lundberg

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Screening cancer patients for depression with self-report inventories presents clinical and methodological challenges. Many investigators separate "somatic" from "cognitive" symptoms when adapting such measures to oncology settings. However, this practice has rarely been empirically validated through factor-analytic studies. The following study describes a(More)
We examined issues of criterion validity and detection of depression employing the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (ZSDS) as a "lab test" to trigger follow-up interviews of ambulatory oncology patients by oncology staff and the possibility of subsequent algorithm-based antidepressant treatment. Sixty oncology patients were screened with the ZSDS and then(More)
Researchers have documented a link between alcohol consumption and the development of certain types of cancers. In addition, the prevalence of alcoholism and comorbid psychiatric disorders has been well-documented both the general population and medical settings. The role of the psycho-oncologist in the assessment and management of alcoholism and comorbid(More)
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A new Megalonychid sloth from the Late Wisconsinan of the Dominican Republic. ABSTRACT.—An unusually well preserved skull, mandible, and indisputably associated post-cranial elements of new sloth, Acratocnus (Miocnus), were recovered from a cave in Jaragua National Park, Dominican Republic. The animal died lying in a rimstone pool and was rapidly coated(More)
Support groups have increasingly been demonstrated to be an effective intervention in reducing psychological difficulties and emotional problems in patients with cancer. This report describes a pilot support group intervention based upon a modified version of Cain and colleagues' (1986) thematic counseling model for patients who have been treated for soft(More)
[1] We used Sr/Ca and stable isotope data from well dated and preserved corals from the northeastern Caribbean to determine the seasonal environmental conditions for four continuous years during the Eemian, the last time the Earth was in a prolonged warm phase. We determined that the seasonal range in SST during the Eemian was 25°–30° C. This is $1–2°(More)