Lisa Taylor-Swanson

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AIMS Review controlled clinical trials of isoflavones and amino acid preparation effects on hot flashes and at least one other symptom including mood, sleep, pain, and cognitive function that women report during the menopausal transition and early postmenopause. METHODS An experienced reference librarian searched PubMed/Medline, CINAHL Plus, PsycInfo,(More)
AIMS To review controlled clinical trials of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapies for hot flushes and at least one other co-occurring symptom among sleep, cognitive function, mood, and pain. METHODS An experienced reference librarian performed an extensive search of PubMed/Medline, CINAHL Plus, PsycInfo, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,(More)
AIMS Although most women experience symptom clusters during the menopausal transition and early postmenopause, investigators reporting clinical trial effects for hot flushes often omit co-occurring symptoms. Our aim was to review controlled clinical trials of mind-body therapies for hot flushes and at least one other co-occurring symptom from these groups:(More)
AIMS To determine the effects of herbal therapies on hot flushes and at least one other symptom including, sleep, mood, cognition, and pain that women experience during the menopausal transition and early postmenopause. METHODS An extensive search of PubMed/Medline, CINAHL Plus, PsycInfo, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register(More)
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study are twofold: (1) the theory-based development of a patient self-report measure of physician warmth and (2) the application of cognitive interview methodology to understand patients' perception and interpretation of this new measure. METHODS A draft measure was developed based on an in-depth literature review of the concept(More)
OBJECTIVES In 2007, Craig et al. reported the results of a randomized controlled trial in which a standardized acupuncture protocol performed on the day of embryo transfer (ET) resulted in lower pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization (IVF). Between 2005 and 2007, the Craig protocol was used by one of the authors (LHR) at an infertility clinic(More)
R esearch published during the past three decades has explored the relationship between mood and menstrual bleeding. Investigators have established the relationship between cyclical mood symptoms and the menstrual cycle, characterizing perimenstrual symptoms, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Although each of these has been(More)
Methods A draft measure was developed based on an in-depth literature review of the concept of human warmth by a multidisciplinary expert group working in integrative medicine. Sixteen cognitive probing interviews were conducted to examine how patients from integrative and conventional medicine perceive and interpret this new measure and to identify(More)
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