Data Based Publications

McCorkle, R., Pasacreta, J.V. Tang, S. and Holland J.C. (2007). Distress management training for oncology nurses: Description of an innovative online educational program. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 

 

Pasacreta, J.V. (2003). Psychosocial sequelae to genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk: An integrative review. Cancer Investigation volume 21, No. 4 pp. 528-623

Pasacreta, J.V. & Barg, F. (1998). Enhancing quality of life in cancer caregivers through the use of a Family Caregiver Cancer Education Program, Meniscus, 6, (3). pp 73-77.

 

McCorkle, R. Pasacreta, J.V. & Tang, S (2003). Psychological Issues in Ovarian Cancer:  An Overview and Successful Nursing Intervention Holistic Nursing Practice. Feature Article, Volume 17, No 5 pp 1-8

Pasacreta, J.V. & McCorkle, R. (2000). Impact of Interventions on Caregiver Outcomes in Cancer Care. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 18, Focus on Chronic illness.127-148

Pasacreta, J.V., Barg, F., Nuamah, I. & McCorkle, R. (2000). Participant characteristics prior to and four months following attendance at a family caregiver cancer education program. Cancer Nursing, 23. 

Pasacreta, J.V. (1999). Psychosocial sequelae to genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk: Findings from focus groups. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 7, 142-149

Barg, F., Pasacreta, J.V., Nuamah, I., Robinson, K., Angeletti, K., Yasko, J. & McCorkle, R. (1998). A description of a psychoeducational intervention for family caregivers. of cancer patients.  Journal of Family Nursing, 4 (4). 394-413.

Pasacreta, J.V. (1997). Depressive phenomena, physical symptom distress and functional status among women with breast cancer. Nursing Research, 46, 4. pp. 214-221.  

Barsevick, A., Pasacreta, J.V. & Orsi, A. (1995). Psychological Distress and Functional Dependency in Colorectal Cancer Patients, Cancer Practice, Vol. 3, No.3

Barg, F., Cooley, M., Pasacreta, J. V. Senay, B. & McCorkle, R. (1994). Development of a self administered psychosocial cancer screening tool, Cancer Practice, vol.2,  no. 4 

Pasacreta, J.V. & Massie, M.J. (1990). Nurses reports of psychiatric complications in patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum,  17(3). 

Pasacreta, J.V. & Jacobsen, P.(1989). Addressing the need for staff support among  nurses caring for the AIDS population. Oncology Nursing Forum, 16(5).  

 

 

McCorkle, R. & Pasacreta, J.V. (2001). Enhancing caregiver Outcomes in Palliative Care. Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffit Cancer Institute, 8.1 36-45

Pasacreta, J.V., Minarik, PA, Cataldo, JC, Muller, B. & Scahill, L. (1999). Role diversification in the education of advanced practice psychiatric nurses. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 8, 248-260

Pasacreta, J.V. & McCorkle, R. (1998). The nurses role in providing accurate information to women about tamoxifen therapy and breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum.vol.25 no. 9

Pasacreta, J.V. & Pickett, M. (1998). Psychosocial aspects of palliative care. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 14. 110-120.

Kaufman, M., Pasacreta, J.V. & Cheney, R. (1985). Biopsychosocial aspects of myocardial infarction. International Journal Of Psychiatry In Medicine, 15(4).

 

 

Pasacreta, J.V. (2009).  Depression and cancer,  In:  Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: CANCER. Pasedena, CA, Salem Press

Pasacreta, J.V.  (2009).  Aging and cancer,  In:  Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: CANCER. Pasedena, CA, Salem Press

Pasacreta, J.V. (2009). Support groups in the oncology setting,  In:  Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: CANCER. Pasedena, CA, Salem Press

Pasacreta, J.V. (2009). Palliative treatment in the oncology setting, In:  Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: CANCER. Pasedena, CA, Salem Press

Pasacreta, J.V.  (2009). Symptoms of cancer In:  Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: CANCER. Pasedena, CA, Salem Press

Pasacreta, J.V. (2009). Epidemiology of cancer In:  Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: CANCER. Pasedena, CA, Salem Press

Pasacreta, J.V. (2004). Anxiety and depression in palliative care: assessment and treatment recommendations. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care. B. Ferrell & N. Coyle, Eds. London: Oxford University Press.

Pasacreta, J.V.  (2003). Anxiety and depression in  A Cancer Sourcebook for Nurses. Published by the American Cancer Society.

Pasacreta, J.V. (2003). Measuring Depression. In: Instruments for Clinical Research in Health Care, Frank Stromborg & Olsen, (Eds)  Boston: Jones & Bartlett 2nd edition. 

Non Experimental Articles

Selected Book Chapters

Selected Book Chapters Continued

​McCorkle, R, Pasacreta J.V. and Tang S. (2003). Psychosocial aspects of hematologic malignancies and AIDS In Hoffman, Benz, Shattil, Furie, Cohen & Silberstein (Eds) Hematologic Malignancies, 4th Ed. New York: Churchill-Livingstone. 

Pasacreta, J.V., Minarik, PA & Nield Anderson, L. (2000). Anxiety and depression in palliative care: assessment and treatment recommendations. Oxford Textbook of Palliative care. B. Ferrell & N. Coyle, Eds. London: Oxford University Press.

Pasacreta, J.V., & McCorkle, R. (1998). Bedside interventions. In: Handbook of Psychooncology: Psychological Care of the Patient with Cancer, J.C. Holland, (Ed.), 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press. 

Knobf, M.T., Pasacreta, J.V., Valentine, A. & McCorkle, R. (1998). Chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and endocrine therapy. In: Handbook of Psychooncology: Psychological Care of the Patient with Cancer, J.C. Holland, (Ed.), 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press. 

McCorkle, R, Pasacreta, J.V. &  Frank-Stromborg, M. (1998). Education of nurses in Psyco-Oncology. In: Handbook of Psychooncology: Psychological Care of the Patient with Cancer, J.C. Holland, (Ed.), 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pasacreta, J.V. (1997). Measurement of depression, In: Instruments for Clinical Research in Health Care, Frank-Stromborg & Olsen, (Eds)  Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

Pasacreta, J.V. & McCorkle, R. (1996). Psychosocial aspects of cancer, In: Cancer Nursing: A Comprehensive Textbook, McCorkle, Grant & Frank-Stromborg, (Eds) Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders & Co.

Pasacreta, J.V. & McCorkle, R.(1995).  Psychosocial aspects of hematologic malignancies and AIDS In

Hoffman, Benz, Shattil, Furie, Cohen & Silberstein (Eds) Hematologic Malignancies, 3rd Ed. New York: Churchill-Livingstone. 

Pasacreta, J.V. & McCorkle, R.(1992).  Quality of Life: Nursing Implications  Med Surg  Quarterly  B. Lowery, (Ed). Springhouse Co. (1992).

Pasacreta, J.V.; McCorkle, R. & Margolis, G. (1991). Psychosocial aspects of breast cancer. In:  B. Fowble (Ed.) Breast Cancer Treatment, St. Louis: C.V. Mosby.

Editorials, Letters, Reviews, Commentaries

Pasacreta, J.V. (2003). Whose fault is it when a child commits suicide: response to the conviction of Judith Scruggs a mom whose adolescent son committed suicide. The Hartford Courrant

Pasacreta, J.V  (2003). The Michael Jackson case and the need to focus resources on mental health initiatives. The Boston Globe

Pasacreta, J.V. (2003). Watching the War and Worrying   The Hartford Courrant , Tuesday March 13 p. A 13

Pasacreta, J.V. (2003). War fears raise the need for mental health services. Community Forum  The News  Times , Danbury,  CT  3/30/03

Pasacreta, J.V. (2003). Exposure to stress does damage here too   The New Haven Register , Tuesday March A-13

Pasacreta, J.V., Cohen, SS & Cataldo, J. (2002). Recent events highlight importance of mental health services.

Nursing Economics, 20, 1. 39

Pasacreta, J.V. (2002). Evidence Based Nursing, 5, p.113. [Commentary on the study: Barsevick, AM, Sweeney, C. & Haney, E. (2002). A systematic qualitative study: Analysis of psychoeducational interventions for depression in cancer patients. Oncology Nursing Forum, 29, 73-84].

Pasacreta, J.V., (April, 2002). Opinion: Mentally ill not getting needs met.  New Haven Register.  Following the Andrea Yates trial.

Pasacreta, J.V., (September 2001). Recent events highlight importance of mental health services.

New Haven Register.  Following the events of September 11th.

Pasacreta, J.V., (2001). Nursing Ethics: An International Journal for Health care Professionals. Letter to the editor, 8, (2)161-163. [Commentary on the study: Press, N, Fishman, J, Koenig, B. Collective fear, individualized risk and the cultural context of genetic testing for breast cancer. Nursing Ethics: An International Journal for Health care Professionals, 7, 237-249].

Pasacreta, J.V. (2001). Evidence Based Nursing, 4, 3. p. 87. [Commentary on the study: Bonfill, X., Marzo, M, & Pladevall, M. (1997). 5 community based recruitment strategies increase women=s attendance at mammography screenings. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews: CD002943, 18 October 2000].

Knobf, MT &  Pasacreta, J.V. (1999). Correspondence: Use of alternative medicine by women with breast cancer. New England Journal of Medicine, 341, p. 1155-1156.

Pasacreta, J.V. (1998). Evidence Based Nursing, 1, 2. p. 49. [Commentary on the study: Davison, B.J. & Degner, L.F. (1997). Empowerment of men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. Cancer Nursing, 20, 187-196].

Pasacreta, J.V.  (1998). Nursing Research, 47, 2. , p. [Response to editorial re: Pasacreta, J.V. 1997). Depressive phenomena, physical symptom distress and functional status among women with breast cancer. Nursing Research, 46, 4. pp. 214-221].    

Pasacreta, J.V. & McCorkle, R. (1997). Evidence Based Nursing, (pilot issue)  p. vi. [Commentary on the study: McArdle, J.M., George, W.D. & McCardle, C.S. (1996). Psychological support for patients undergoing breast cancer surgery: A randomized study. British Medical Journal, 12, 813-817].