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Optimistic personality and psychosocial well-being during treatment predict psychosocial well-being among long-term survivors of breast cancer.
- C. Carver, R. Smith, M. Antoni, Vida M. Petronis, S. Weiss, R. Derhagopian
- Medicine, Psychology
- Health psychology : official journal of the…
- 1 September 2005
In considering well-being among survivors of life-threatening illnesses such as breast cancer, 2 important questions are whether there is continuity between initial adjustment and longer term… Expand
Assessing Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS)
- N. Avis, K. Smith, S. McGraw, R. Smith, Vida M. Petronis, C. Carver
- Psychology, Medicine
- Quality of Life Research
- 1 May 2005
This article describes development of a quality of life measure designed to assess issues relevant to long-term cancer survivors. In-depth semi-structured interviews were conducted with 58 long-term… Expand
Reduction of cancer-specific thought intrusions and anxiety symptoms with a stress management intervention among women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
- M. Antoni, S. Wimberly, +10 authors C. Carver
- Medicine, Psychology
- The American journal of psychiatry
- 1 October 2006
OBJECTIVE After surgery for breast cancer, many women experience anxiety relating to the cancer that can adversely affect quality of life and emotional functioning during the year postsurgery.… Expand
Quality of life among long‐term survivors of breast cancer: different types of antecedents predict different classes of outcomes
Quality of life (QOL) has many aspects, both in the short‐term and in the long‐term. Different aspects of QOL may have different types of precursors: demographic, medical, and psychosocial. We… Expand
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.
Variation in the ginsenoside content of American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius L., roots
The weights and ginsenoside levels of twenty 4-year-old American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) roots harvested from a homogeneous-looking 1-m2 plot were determined. It was found that the dry weight… Expand
Contribution from geriatric medicine within acute medical wards.
In 1977 a scheme of attachment to acute medical wards of consultants in geriatric medicine and associated junior medical staff was instituted in a large Edinburgh teaching hospital. The effect on… Expand
Randomized clinical trial investigating the stress response from two different methods of analgesia after laparoscopic colorectal surgery
- A. Day, R. Smith, M. Scott, W. Fawcett, T. Rockall
- The British journal of surgery
- 1 November 2015
One of the key elements of managed recovery is thought to be suppression of the neuroendocrine response using regional analgesics. This may be superfluous in laparoscopic colorectal surgery with… Expand
Single bacterial cell detection with nonlinear rotational frequency shifts of driven magnetic microspheres
- B. McNaughton, Rodney R. Agayan, R. Clarke, R. Smith, R. Kopelman
- Physics, Materials Science
- 29 November 2007
Shifts in the nonlinear rotational frequency of magnetic microspheres, driven by an external magnetic field, offer a dynamic approach for the detection of single bacterial cells. We demonstrate this… Expand