Sarah Hubbard

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Previous research has established an association between depressive symptoms and self-rated insecure adult attachment styles. In this project we evaluated whether this association is an artifact of mood-dependent negative self-ratings. In Study 1 (N = 95, nonclinical sample), depressive symptoms correlated positively with Preoccupied and Fearful attachment(More)
UNLABELLED Successful treatment of chronic HCV with peginterferon (PEGIFN) and ribavirin (RVN) is often limited by anemia. We performed the present study to determine if utilizing epoetin alpha (EPO) with or without a higher dose of RVN could enhance sustained virologic response (SVR). We randomized 150 treatment-naive patients with chronic HCV genotype 1(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The histologic hallmarks of chronic HCV include inflammation and fibrosis. The impact of interferon therapy on liver histology was evaluated. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study population consisted of 348 patients with chronic HCV who underwent a baseline liver biopsy, received either no treatment or a single course of interferon based(More)
BACKGROUND Excessive alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk for fibrosis progression and cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. However, the impact of mild-moderate alcohol use on the severity of liver fibrosis is unclear. GOALS The objective of this retrospective study was to assess the impact of mild(More)
Hello Barbie, CogniToys Dino, and Amazon Echo are part of a new wave of connected toys and gadgets for the home that listen. Unlike the smartphone, these devices are always on, blending into the background until needed. We conducted interviews with parent-child pairs in which they interacted with Hello Barbie and CogniToys Dino, shedding light on children's(More)
Although effective HCV treatment is available, it can be difficult to access for uninsured, urban patients. Our aim was to assess the utility of evaluation and outcomes in the uninsured with HCV when access to health care and treatment with triple therapy is provided. We performed a retrospective review of consecutive patients referred for HCV from 2011 to(More)
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