Karen L Weihs

  • 3726 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1978 …2019
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Research Output 1978 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
Social Support
Psychology
Social Perception
Health
Biological Factors

A preventive intervention to modify depression risk targets after breast cancer diagnosis: Design and single-arm pilot study

Weihs, K. L., McConnell, M. H., Wiley, J. F., Crespi, C. M., Sauer-Zavala, S. & Stanton, A. L., Apr 1 2019, In : Psycho-Oncology. 28, 4, p. 880-887 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Breast Neoplasms
Emotions
Neoplasms
Patient Preference

Chronic Stress in Vocational and Intimate Partner Domains as Predictors of Depressive Symptoms After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Stinesen Kollberg, K., Wiley, J. F., Ross, K. M., Jorge-Miller, A., Hammen, C., Weihs, K. L. & Stanton, A. L., Mar 20 2019, In : Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. 53, 4, p. 333-344 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Breast Neoplasms
Interviews
Growth
Neoplasms

Interpersonal positive reframing in the daily lives of couples coping with breast cancer

Robbins, M. L., Wright, R. C., María López, A. & Weihs, K. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Word Processing
Emotions
Linguistics
Breast Neoplasms
Spouses

Introducing a New Special Series: Clinical Applications in Psychosomatic Medicine

Boland, R. J., Weihs, K. L. & Gündel, H., Feb 1 2019, In : Psychosomatic medicine. 81, 2, p. 112-113 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychosomatic Medicine
1 Citation (Scopus)
Hispanic Americans
Telephone
Caregivers
Health Education
Randomized Controlled Trials

The role of emotional processing in art therapy (REPAT) for breast cancer patients

Czamanski-Cohen, J., Wiley, J. F., Sela, N., Caspi, O. & Weihs, K. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Art Therapy
Emotions
Breast Neoplasms
Depression
Psychology
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Desvenlafaxine Versus Placebo in a Fluoxetine-Referenced Study of Children and Adolescents with Major Depressive Disorder

Weihs, K. L., Murphy, W., Abbas, R., Chiles, D., England, R. D., Ramaker, S. & Wajsbrot, D. B., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 28, 1, p. 36-46 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluoxetine
Major Depressive Disorder
Placebos
Depression
Safety
1 Citation (Scopus)

Naturalistically observing noncancer conversations among couples coping with breast cancer

Robbins, M. L., Karan, A., Lopez, A. M. & Weihs, K. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Psycho-Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Disclosure
Spouses
Emotional Adjustment
Neoplasms

Oregon's Familias en Acción replicates benefits for underserved cancer co-survivors through Un Abrazo Para la Familia

Marshall, C. A., Curran, M. A., Brownmiller, G., Solarte, A., Armin, J., Hamann, H. A., Crist, J. D., Niemelä, M., Badger, T. A. & Weihs, K. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Psycho-Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Hispanic Americans
Neoplasms
Self Efficacy
Education
4 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting future major depression and persistent depressive symptoms: Development of a prognostic screener and PHQ-4 cutoffs in breast cancer patients

Weihs, K. L., Wiley, J. F., Crespi, C. M., Krull, J. L. & Stanton, A. L., Feb 1 2018, In : Psycho-Oncology. 27, 2, p. 420-426 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Breast Neoplasms
Health
Surveys and Questionnaires
Anhedonia
11 Citations (Scopus)

T1-REDEEM: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Diabetes Distress Among Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Fisher, L., Hessler, D., Polonsky, W. H., Masharani, U., Guzman, S., Bowyer, V., Strycker, L., Ahmann, A., Basina, M., Blumer, I., Chloe, C., Kim, S., Peters, A. L., Shumway, M., Weihs, K. L. & Wu, P., Sep 1 2018, In : Diabetes Care. 41, 9, p. 1862-1869 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Emotions
Randomized Controlled Trials
Education
Research Design
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic and episodic stress predict physical symptom bother following breast cancer diagnosis

Harris, L. N., Bauer, M. R., Wiley, J. F., Hammen, C., Krull, J. L., Crespi, C. M., Weihs, K. L. & Stanton, A. L., May 20 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Psychological Stress
Social Adjustment
Women's Health
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Stuck in the spin cycle: Avoidance and intrusions following breast cancer diagnosis

Bauer, M. R., Wiley, J. F., Weihs, K. L. & Stanton, A. L., Sep 1 2017, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 22, 3, p. 609-626 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Emotions
Neoplasms
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)
Hispanic Americans
Caregivers
Breast Neoplasms
Lenses
Names
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Combining Stress Exposure and Stress Generation: Does Neuroticism Alter the Dynamic Interplay of Stress, Depression, and Anxiety Following Job Loss?

Howe, G. W., Cimporescu, M., Seltzer, R., Neiderhiser, J. M., Moreno, F. & Weihs, K. L., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Personality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Depression
African Americans
Motivation
Emotions
8 Citations (Scopus)

Dispositional and Situational Avoidance and Approach as Predictors of Physical Symptom Bother Following Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Bauer, M. R., Harris, L. N., Wiley, J. F., Crespi, C. M., Krull, J. L., Weihs, K. L. & Stanton, A. L., Jan 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Self Report
Survivors
Therapeutics
14 Citations (Scopus)

Implicit loneliness, emotion regulation, and depressive symptoms in breast cancer survivors

Marroquín, B., Czamanski-Cohen, J., Weihs, K. L. & Stanton, A. L., Jun 10 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loneliness
Survivors
Emotions
Depression
Breast Neoplasms

Introduction

Alberts, D. S., Lluria-Prevatt, M., Kha, S. & Weihs, K. L., Feb 2 2016, Supportive Cancer Care. Springer International Publishing, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

1 Citation (Scopus)

Psychosocial oncology

Weihs, K. L., Feb 2 2016, Supportive Cancer Care. Springer International Publishing, p. 45-55 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Qigong/Tai Chi Easy for fatigue in breast cancer survivors: Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial

Larkey, L., Huberty, J., Pedersen, M. & Weihs, K. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 50, p. 222-228 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Qigong
Tai Ji
Fatigue
Survivors
Randomized Controlled Trials

Supportive cancer care

Alberts, D. S., Lluria-Prevatt, M., Kha, S. & Weihs, K. L., Feb 2 2016, Springer International Publishing. 346 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Patient Navigation
Neoplasms
Textbooks
Genetic Counseling
15 Citations (Scopus)

The bodymind model: A platform for studying the mechanisms of change induced by art therapy

Czamanski-Cohen, J. & Weihs, K. L., Nov 1 2016, In : Arts in Psychotherapy. 51, p. 63-71 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Art Therapy
Health
Art
Growth
Research
2015
62 Citations (Scopus)

Affective agnosia: Expansion of the alexithymia construct and a new opportunity to integrate and extend Freud's legacy

Lane, R. D., Weihs, K. L., Herring, A., Hishaw, A. & Smith, R., Aug 1 2015, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 55, p. 594-611 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agnosia
Affective Symptoms
Aptitude
Emotions
Psychoanalysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

A longitudinal examination of re-employment quality on internalizing symptoms and job-search intentions

Monfort, S. S., Howe, G. W., Nettles, C. D. & Weihs, K. L., 2015, In : Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 20, 1, p. 50-61 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Unemployment
Information Services
Research
Databases
24 Citations (Scopus)

Depressive episodes, symptoms, and trajectories in women recently diagnosed with breast cancer

Stanton, A. L., Wiley, J. F., Krull, J. L., Crespi, C. M., Hammen, C., Allen, J. JB., Barrón, M. L., Jorge, A. & Weihs, K. L., Sep 29 2015, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 154, 1, p. 105-115 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Breast Neoplasms
Unemployment
Survivors
Therapeutics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Emotional acceptance, inflammation, and sickness symptoms across the first two years following breast cancer diagnosis

Reed, R. G., Weihs, K. L., Sbarra, D. A., Breen, E. C., Irwin, M. R. & Butler, E. A., Oct 12 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interleukin-8
Breast Neoplasms
Inflammation
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Cytokines
18 Citations (Scopus)
Survivors
Breast Neoplasms
Mindfulness
Hydrocortisone
Feasibility Studies
2014
38 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer conversations in context: Naturalistic observation of couples coping with breast cancer

Robbins, M. L., Lopez, A. M., Weihs, K. L. & Mehl, M. R., 2014, In : Journal of Family Psychology. 28, 3, p. 380-390 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Observation
Breast Neoplasms
Spouses
Neoplasms
Social Adjustment
53 Citations (Scopus)

Loss of primary cilia occurs early in breast cancer development

Menzl, I., Lebeau, L., Pandey, R., Hassounah, N. B., Li, F. W., Nagle, R. B., Weihs, K. L. & McDermott, K., 2014, In : Cilia. 3, 1, 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cilia
Breast Neoplasms
Stromal Cells
Neoplasms
Keratin-5
53 Citations (Scopus)

Randomized Controlled Trial of Qigong/Tai Chi Easy on Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors

Larkey, L. K., Roe, D., Weihs, K. L., Jahnke, R., Lopez, A. M., Rogers, C. E., Oh, B. & Guillen-Rodriguez, J., Aug 15 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Qigong
Tai Ji
Fatigue
Survivors
Randomized Controlled Trials

The interplay of stress and attachment in individuals weathering loss of employment

Varga, C. M., Nettles, C. D., Whitesel, A. L., Howe, G. W. & Weihs, K. L., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 50, 1, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cohort Effect
Unemployment
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)
Survivors
Rehabilitation
Neoplasms
Health Insurance
Therapeutics
45 Citations (Scopus)

Linguistic indicators of patient, couple, and family adjustment following breast cancer

Robbins, M. L., Mehl, M. R., Smith, H. L. & Weihs, K. L., Jul 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 7, p. 1501-1508 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Linguistics
Breast Neoplasms
Language
Emotions
43 Citations (Scopus)
Health Education
Hispanic Americans
Telephone
Counseling
Quality of Life
13 Citations (Scopus)

Un Abrazo Para la Familia: Providing low-income Hispanics with education and skills in coping with breast cancer and caregiving

Marshall, C. A., Badger, T. A., Curran, M. A., Koerner, S. S., Larkey, L. K., Weihs, K. L., Verdugo, L. & Garcia, F. A., Feb 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 2, p. 470-474 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychological Adaptation
Hispanic Americans
Breast Neoplasms
Education
Neoplasms
2012
19 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac vagal control as a prospective predictor of anxiety in women diagnosed with breast cancer

Kogan, A. V., Allen, J. JB. & Weihs, K. L., Apr 2012, In : Biological Psychology. 90, 1, p. 105-111 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Breast Neoplasms
Manifest Anxiety Scale
Anxiety Disorders
Self Report
10 Citations (Scopus)

Higher-order structure in the trajectories of depression and anxiety following sudden involuntary unemployment

Howe, G. W., Hornberger, A. P., Weihs, K. L., Moreno, F. & Neiderhiser, J. M., 2012, In : Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 121, 2, p. 325-338 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unemployment
Anxiety
Depression
Comorbidity
Anxiety Disorders
28 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of depression in adults with haemophilia

Iannone, M. E., Pennick, L., Tom, A., Cui, H., Gilbert, M., Weihs, K. L. & Stopeck, A. T., Nov 2012, In : Haemophilia. 18, 6, p. 868-874 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemophilia A
Depression
Health
Risk-Taking
Unemployment
2011
11 Citations (Scopus)

A primary care focus on the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder

Weihs, K. L. & Wert, J. M., Oct 2011, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 342, 4, p. 324-330 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Major Depressive Disorder
Primary Health Care
Antidepressive Agents
Psychiatry
Depression
23 Citations (Scopus)
Health Promotion
Social Class
Neoplasms
Survivors
Language
3 Citations (Scopus)

Letters to the editor: re: "invited commentary: personality as a causal factor in cancer risk and mortality-time to retire a hypothesis?"

Michael, Y. L., Carlson, N. E., Bowen, D. J., Ritenbaugh, C., Chlebowski, R. T., Weihs, K. L. & Ockene, J. K., Mar 15 2011, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 173, 6, p. 716 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychological Stress
Personality
Breast Neoplasms
Mortality
Neoplasms
8 Citations (Scopus)

like a mexican wedding: Psychosocial intervention needs of predominately hispanic low-income female co-survivors of cancer

Marshall, C. A., Weihs, K. L., Larkey, L. K., Badger, T. A., Koerner, S. S., Curran, M. A., Pedroza, R. & Garcia, F. A., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Family Nursing. 17, 3, p. 380-402 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Survivors
Neoplasms
Psychological Adaptation
Poverty
31 Citations (Scopus)

Naturalistically Observed Swearing, Emotional Support, and Depressive Symptoms in Women Coping With Illness

Robbins, M. L., Focella, E. S., Kasle, S., Lopez, A. M., Weihs, K. L. & Mehl, M. R., Nov 2011, In : Health Psychology. 30, 6, p. 789-792 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Social Adjustment
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Observation
Breast Neoplasms
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Freud's antiquities

Lane, R. D. & Weihs, K. L., Feb 2010, In : Psychodynamic Practice. 16, 1, p. 77-78 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
Patient Preference
Ovarian Neoplasms
Health
Therapeutics
Exercise
2009
60 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of Stressors on Breast Cancer Incidence in the Women's Health Initiative

Michael, Y. L., Carlson, N. E., Chlebowski, R. T., Aickin, M., Weihs, K. L., Ockene, J. K., Bowen, D. J. & Ritenbaugh, C., Mar 2009, In : Health Psychology. 28, 2, p. 137-146 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Women's Health
Breast Neoplasms
Incidence
Social Support
Psychological Stress
2008
56 Citations (Scopus)

Close relationships and emotional processing predict decreased mortality in women with breast cancer: Preliminary evidence

Weihs, K. L., Enright, T. M. & Simmens, S. J., Jan 2008, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 70, 1, p. 117-124 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Breast Neoplasms
Mortality
Emotions
Marriage