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SOCW 8205W Medical Social Work II: Welcome & Course Readings

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SOCW 8205W Course Readings

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Auerbach, C., & Beckerman, N. L. (2012). Locus of control and lupus: Patients' beliefs, perspectives, and disease activity. Social Work in Health Care, 51(7), 613–626.

Becker, T.D., Lin, H.C. & Miller, V.A. (2018). A patient study of observed physician-parent-child communication and child satisfaction in a gastroenterology clinic. Patient Preference and Adherence, 12, 1327-1335.

Bennett, H. D., Coleman, E. A., Parry, C., Bodenheimer, T., & Chen, E. H. (2010). Health coaching for patients with chronic illness. Family Practice Management, 17(5), 24–29.

Bevans, M., & Sternberg, E. M. (2012). Caregiving burden, stress, and health effects among family caregivers of adult cancer patients. Journal of the American Medical Association, 307(4), 398–403.

Boeka, A. G., Solomon, A. C., Lokken, K., McGuire, B. M., & Bynon, J. S. (2011). A biopsychosocial approach to liver transplant evaluation in two patients with Wilson's disease. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 16(3), 268–275.

Bosma, H., Johnston, M., Cadell, S., Wainwright, W., Abernethy, N., Feron, A., … Nelson, F. (2010). Creating social work competencies for practice in hospice palliative care. Palliative Medicine, 24(1), 79–87.

Cadell, S., Johnston, M., Bosma, H., & Wainright, W. (2010). An overview of contemporary social work practice in palliative care. Progress in Palliative Care, 18(4), 205–211.

Chiang, J.J., Miller, G. E., Turiano, N.A., Mroczek, D.K. (2018). Affective reactivity to daily stress and 20-year mortality risk in adults with chronic illness: Findings from the national study of daily experiences. Health Psychology, 37(2), 170-178.

Coleman, S. M., Katon, W., Lin, E., & Von Korff, M. (2013). Depression and death in diabetes; 10-year follow-up of all- cause and cause-specific mortality in a diabetic cohort. Psychosomatics, 54(5), 428–436.

Conrad, P., & Barker, K. K. (2010). The social construction of illness: Key insights and policy implications. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 51(S1), S67–S79.

Crouch, E., Strompolis, M., Radcliff, E., Srivastav, A. (2018). Examining exposure to adverse childhood experiences and later outcomes of poor physical and mental health among South Carolina adults. Children and Youth Services Review, 84, 193-197.

Edmonds, A., Moore, E., Valdez, A. & Tomlinson, C. (2015). Social work and the HIV care continuum: Assisting HIV patients diagnosed in an emergency department. Social Work, 60(3), 238-246.

Empeno, J., Raming, N. T. J., Irwin, S. A., Nelesen, R. A., & Lloyd, L. S. (2011). The hospice caregiver support project: Providing support to reduce caregiver stress. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(5), 593–597.

Engel, G. L. (2012). The need for a new medical model: A challenge for biomedicine. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 40(3), 377–396.

Findley, P. A. (2013, February 28). Social work practice in the chronic care model: Chronic illness and disability care. Journal of Social Work [Published online ahead of print].

Foreman, M. & Ni Rathaille, N. (2016). Not just another long term chronic illness—Social work and HIV in Ireland. Social Work in Action, 28(2), 97-114.

Fowler, J. C. (2012). Suicide risk assessment in clinical practice: Pragmatic guidelines for imperfect assessments. Psychotherapy, 49(1), 81–90.

Ghoshal, A., Salins, N., Damani, A., Deodhar, J. & Muckaden, M. (2016). Specialist pediatric palliative care referral practices in pediatric oncology: A large 5-year retrospective audit. Indian Journal of Palliative Care 22(3), 266-273.

Goldberg, A., & Rickler, K. S. (2011). The role of family caregivers for people with chronic illness. Medicine and Health, Rhode Island, 94(2), 41–42. Retrieved from 41.pdf

Greene, G. M. (2013). Description of a psychosocial assessment instrument and risk criteria to support social work recommendations for kidney transplant candidates. Social Work in Health Care, 52(4), 370–396.

Hampton, G., Buggy, M., Graves, J., McCann, L. & Irwin, J. (2017). Grappling with realities: Policy and practice in HIV social work. Australian Social Work, 70(1), 92-103.

Hoy-Ellis, C.P., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K.I. (2016). Lesbian, gay & bisexual older adults: Linking internal minority stressors, chronic health conditions and depression. Aging and Mental Health, 20(11), 1119-1130.

Hudson, C.G. (2016). A model of deinstitutionalization of psychiatric care across 161 nations: 2001-2014. International Journal of Mental Health, 45(2), 135-153.

Kee, J.W., Khoo, H.S., Lim, I. & Koh, M.Y. (2018). Communication skills in patient-doctor interactions: Learning from patient complaints. Health Professions Education, 4(2), 97-106.

Kent, E. E., Parry, C., Montoya, M. J., Sender, L. S., Morris, R. A., & Anton-Culver, H. (2012). "You're too young for this": Adolescent and young adults' perspectives on cancer survivorship. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 30(2), 260– 279.

Klitzman, R. (2018). Impediments to communication and relationships between infertility care providers and patients. BMC Women’s Health, 18(1), 1-12.

Lai, C., Luciani, M., Morelli, E., Galli, F., Cappelluti, R., … Lombardo, L. (2013). Predictive role of different dimensions of burden for risk of complicated grief in caregivers of terminally ill patients. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care [Epub ahead of print].

Lanier, P., Bollinger, S., & Krueger, R. F. (2013). Advances in the conceptualization of personality disorders: Issues affecting social work practice and research. Clinical Social Work Journal, 41(2), 155–162.

Lee, A.A., Piette, J.D., Heisler, M., Janevic, M.R. Langa, K.M.& Rosland, A-M. (2017). Family members’ experiences supporting adults with chronic illness: A national survey. Families, Systems, & Health, 35(4), 463-473.

Liechty, J. M. (2011). Health literacy: Critical opportunities for social work leadership in health care and research. Health and Social Work, 36(2), 99–107.

Madula, P., Kalembo, F.W. & Kaminga, A. C., (2018). Healthcare provider-patient communication: A qualitative study of women’s perceptions during childbirth. Reproductive Health, 15, 135-142.

Martire, L. M., & Schulz, R. (2007). Involving family in psychosocial interventions for chronic illness. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 16(2), 90–94.

Messinger, S. D. (2011). Cooperation and contention in psychiatric work. Transcultural Psychiatry, 48(3), 284–298.

Meuche, G. (2017). An uninvited guest: Addressing students’ death anxiety in oncology social work field placement. Field Educator, 7(1), 1-7.

Mutchler, M. G., Wagner, G., Cowgill, B. O., McKay, T., Risley, B., & Bogart, L. M. (2011). Improving HIV/AIDS care through treatment advocacy: Going beyond client education to empowerment by facilitating client–provider relationships. AIDS Care, 23(1), 79–90.

Northhouse, L. L., Katapodi, M. C., Schafenacker, A. M., & Weiss, D. (2012). The impact of caregiving on the psychological well-being of family caregivers and cancer patients. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 28(4), 236–245.

O’Connor, M., & Fisher, C. (2011). Exploring the dynamics of interdisciplinary palliative care teams in providing psychosocial care: “Everybody thinks that everybody can do it and they can't.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(2), 191–196.

Park, K.H. & Park, S. G. (2018). The effect of communication training using standardized nonverbal behaviors on patients in medical students. Korean Journal of Medical Education, 30(2), 153-159.

Peltzer, K. & Pengpid, S. (2013). Socioeconomic factors in adherence to HIV therapy in low- and middle- income countries. Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition, 31(2), 150-170.

Petrie, K. J., & Weinman, J. (2012). Patients’ perceptions of their illness: The dynamo of volition in health care. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(1), 60– 65.

Pietromonaco, P. R., Uchino, B. N., & Schetter, C. D. (2013). Close relationship processes and health: Implications of attachment theory for health and disease. Health Psychology, 32(5), 499–513.

Pinquart, M., & Shen, Y. (2011). Depressive symptoms in children and adolescents with chronic physical illness: An updated meta-analysis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36(4), 375–384.

Sarwer, D. B., & Dilks, R. J. (2012). Invited commentary: Childhood and adolescent obesity: Psychological and behavioral issues in weight loss treatment. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 41(1), 98–104.

Schroepfer, T. (2011). Oncology social work in palliative care. Current Problems in Cancer, 35(6), 357–364 [Erratum. Current Problems in Cancer, 36(1), 20].

Snow, A., & Gilbertson, K. (2011). The complexity of cancer in multiple family members: Dynamics of social work collaboration. Social Work in Health Care, 50(6), 411–423.

Soleimanpour, S., Geierstanger, S. & Brindis, C.D. (2017). Adverse childhood experiences and resilience: Addressing the unique needs of adolescents. Academic Pediatrics, 17(7), S108-S114.

Tischler, S., Webster, M., Wittmann, D., & Wade, K. (2017). Developing and sustaining a practice-based research infrastructure in a hospital social work department: Why is it important? Social Work in Health Care, 56(1), 1-12.

Uchino, B. N. (2009). Understanding the links between social support and physical health: A life-span perspective with emphasis on the separability of perceived and received support. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4(3), 236–255.

Uchino, B. N., Bowen, K., Carlisle, M., & Birmingham, W. (2012). Psychological pathways linking social support to health outcomes: A visit with the "ghosts" of research past, present, and future. Social Science and Medicine, 74(7), 949–957.

Withnall, A. (2017). Learning to live with chronic illness in later life: Empowering myself. Australian Journal of Adult Living, 57(3), 474-489.

Zafar, S. Y. (2018). Price of cancer care and its tax on quality of life. Journal of Oncology Practice, 14(2), 69-72.

Zavagli, V., Miglietta, E., Varani, S., Pannuti, R., Brighetti, G. & Pannuti, F. (2016). Associations between caregiving worries and psychophysicial well-being. An investigation on home- cared cancer patients family caregivers. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(2), 857-863.


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