Monthly Archives: August 2014

A critical reanalysis of the relationship between genomics and well-being






Fredrickson et al. [Fredrickson BL, et al. (2013) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110(33):13684-13689] claimed to have observed significant differences in gene expression related to hedonic and eudaimonic dimensions of well-being. Having closely examined both their claims and their data, we draw substantially different conclusions. After identifying some important conceptual and methodological flaws in their argument, we report the results of a series of reanalyses of their dataset. We first applied a… Continue reading

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Depression screening and patient outcomes in pregnancy or postpartum: a systematic review.






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Depression screening and patient outcomes in pregnancy or postpartum: a systematic review.
J Psychosom Res. 2014 Jun;76(6):433-46
Authors: Thombs BD, Arthurs E, Coronado-Montoya S, Roseman M, Delisle… Continue reading

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Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women with breast cancer.






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Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women with breast cancer.
J Psychosom Res. 2014 Jun;76(6):485-6
Authors: Kwakkenbos L, Coyne JC, Thombs BD
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Are Patient and Relationship Variables Associated With Participation of Intimate Partners in Couples Research?






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Are Patient and Relationship Variables Associated With Participation of Intimate Partners in Couples Research?
Health Psychol. 2014 Aug 18;
Authors: Hagedoorn M, Hein FL, Schulz T, Homan van der Heide… Continue reading

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Cognitive therapy for patients with schizophrenia.






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Cognitive therapy for patients with schizophrenia.
Lancet. 2014 Aug 2;384(9941):400
Authors: Coyne JC, van Linschoten HS
PMID: 25088854 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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Exploring the response shift phenomenon in childhood patients with cancer and its effect on health-related quality of life.






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Exploring the response shift phenomenon in childhood patients with cancer and its effect on health-related quality of life.
Oncol Nurs Forum. 2014 Jan 1;41(1):48-56
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Providing care to a child with cancer: a longitudinal study on the course, predictors, and impact of caregiving stress during the first year after diagnosis






CONCLUSIONS: The present study suggests that caregiving stress is an important factor in understanding parental adjustment to childhood cancer. This offers possibilities for developing interventions aimed at preventing caregiving stress, and strengthening mothers’ confidence in their ability to provide good care. Continue reading

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Cognitive therapy for patients with schizophrenia






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