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Alexander, S. C., Fortenberry, J. D., Pollak, K. I., Bravender, T., Ostbye, T., Shields, C. G. (in press). Physicians use of inclusive language during teenage annual visits. LGBT Health.

Dong, S., Butow, P. N., Costa, D. S. J., Dhillon, H., & Shields, C. G. (in press).The influence of patient-centered communication during radiotherapy education sessions on post-consultation patient outcomes. Patient Education and Counseling.

Alexander, S. C., Fortenberry, J. D., Pollak, K. I., Bravender, T., Davis, J. K., Ostbye, T., Tulsky, J. A., Dolor, R. J., & Shields, C. G. (2014). Sexuality talk during adolescent health maintenance visits. JAMA Pediatrics, 168(2), 163-169. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4338

Edwardsen, E.A., Reis, S., Morse, D.S., Gurnsey, M. G., Taupin, A., Shields, C.G., Griggs, J. McDaniel, S.H. (2013). Physician dialogues with advanced cancer patients: Mostly patient-friendly but often physician-directed. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 1(1).

Hemphill, R., Stephens, M. A. P., Rook, K. S., Franks, M. M., & Salem, J. K. (2013). Older adults' beliefs about the timeline of type 2 diabetes and adherence to dietary regimens. Psychology and Health, 28(2), 139-153. doi:10.1080/08870446.2012.685740

Khan, C. M., Stephens, M. A. P., Franks, M. M., & Rook, K. S. (2013). Influences of spousal support and control on diabetes management through physical activity. Health Psychology, 32(7), 739-47. doi:10.1037/a0028609

McDaniel, S. H., Morse, D. S., Reis, S., Edwardsen, E. A., Gurnsey, M. G., Taupin, A., Griggs, J. J., Shields, C. G. (2013). Physicians criticizing other physicians to patients.Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(11), 1405-1409. doi:10.1007/s11606-013-2499-9

Shields, C. G., Finley*, M. A., Elias, C. M., Coker*, C. J., Griggs, J. J., Fiscella, K., & Epstein, R. M. (2013). Pain assessment: The roles of physician certainty and curiosity.Health Communication, 28(7), 740-746. doi:10.1080/10410236.2012.715380

Stephens, M. A. P., Franks, M. M., Rook, K. S., Iida, M., Hemphill, R., & Salem, J. K. (2013). Spouses’ attempts to regulate day-to-day dietary adherence among patients with type 2 diabetes. Health Psychology,32(10), 1029-37. doi:10.1037/a0030018

Franks, M. M., Hemphill, R., Seidel, A. J., Stephens, M. A. P., Rook, K. S, & Salem, J. K. (2012). Setbacks in diet adherence and emotional distress: A study of older patients with type 2 diabetes and their spouses. Aging & Mental Health, 16(7), 902-910. doi:10.1080/13607863.2012.674486

Franks, M. M., Sahin, Z. S., Seidel, A. J., Shields, C. G., Oates, S. K., & Boushey, C. J. (2012). Table for two: Diabetes distress and diet-related interactions of married patients with type 2 diabetes and their spouses. Families, Systems, & Health, 30(2), 154-165.

Franks, M. M., Shields, C. G., Sands, L., Lim, E., Mobley, S., & Boushey, C. J. (2012). I will if you will: Similarity in health behavior change of married partners. Health, Education, & Behavior, 39, 324-331. doi:10/1177/1090198111402824

Shields, C. G., Finley*, M. A., Chawla*, N., & Meadors, P. (2012). Couple and family interventions in health problems. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), 265-280. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00269.x

August, K., Rook, K. S., Stephens, M. A. P., Franks, M. M. (2011). Are spouses of chronically ill patients burdened by exerting health-related social control? Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 1109-1119. http://hpq.sagepub.com/content/16/7/1109.abstract

Fingerman, K. L., Pitzer, L. M., Chan, W., Birditt, K., Franks, M. M., & Zarit, S. (2011). Who gets what and why?: Help middle-aged adults provide to parents and grown children. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 66B, 87-98.

Fisher, G. G., Franks, M. M., Plassman, B. L., Brown, S. L., Potter, G. G., Llewellyn, D., Rogers, M. A. M., & Langa, K. M. (2011). Caring for individuals with dementia and CIND: Findings from the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59, 488-494.

Rook, K. S., August, K., Stephens, M. A. P., Franks, M. M., & Salem, J. (2011). When does spousal social control provoke negative reactions in the context of chronic illness: The pivotal role of patients’ expectations. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Tkatch, R., Artinian, N. T., Abrams, J., Franks, M. M., Keteyian, S. J., Pienta, A. M., Franklin, B. A., & Schwartz, S. (2011). Social networks and health outcomes among African American cardiac rehabilitation patients. Heart & Lung, 40, 193-200.

Franks, M. M., Lucas, T., Stephens, M. A. P., Rook, K. S., & Gonzalez, R. (2010). Diabetes distress and depressive symptoms: A dyadic investigation of older patients and their spouses. Family Relations, 59, 599-610.

Iida, M., Stephens, M. A. P., Rook, K. S., Franks, M. M., & Salem, J. K. (2010). When the going gets tough, does support get going? Determinants of spousal support provision to type 2 diabetic patients.Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 780-791.

Kafescioglu, N., Thomas, V., & Shields, C. G. (2010). Dyadic and mediation analyses of coping with cardiovascular disease. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5, 216–220.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042810014497

Shields, C. G., Ziner, K. W., Bourff, S. A., Schilling, K., Zhao, Q., Monahan, P., Sledge, G., & Champion, V. (2010). An intervention to improve communication between breast cancer survivors and their physicians. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28(6), 610-629. DOI:10.1080/07347332.2010.516811
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Stephens, M. A. P., Rook, K. S., Franks, M. M., Khan, C. M., Iida, M. (2010). Spouses’ use of social control to improve diabetic patients’ dietary adherence. Families, Systems and Health, 28, 199-208.

Rosenberg*, T., & Shields, C. G. (2009). The role of parental-adolescent attachment in the glycemic control of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A pilot study. Families, Systems, & Health, 27, 237-248.

Shields, C. G., Coker, C. J., Poulsen, S. S., Doyle, J. M., Fiscella, K., Epstein, R. M., & Griggs, J. J. (2009). Patient-centered communication and prognosis discussions with cancer patients. Patient Education and Counseling, 57, 437-442. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2792895/

Epstein, R. M., Hadee, T., Carroll, J., Meldrum, S. C., Lardner, J., & Shields, C. G. (2007) “Could this be something serious?” Reassurance, uncertainty and empathy in response to patients’expressions of worry. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 22(12): 1731-1739.

Epstein, R. M.,Shields, C. G., Franks, P., Meldrum, S. C., Feldman, M., & Kravitz, R. L. (2007). Exploring and validating patient concerns: relation to prescribing for depression. Annals of Family Medicine, 5, 21-28.

Griggs, J. J., Sorbero, M. E. S., Mallinger*, J. B., Quinn, M., Waterman, M., Brooks, B., & Shields, C. G. (2007). Vitality, mental health, and satisfaction with information after breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 66[1], 58-66. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17137744

*=student or mentored fellow


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