Deidre Pereira, Ph.D.

Deidre B Pereira, Ph.D., ABPP

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Publications

Using photography to explore psychological distress in patients with pancreatic cancer and their caregivers: a qualitative study
Supportive Care In Cancer : Official Journal Of The Multinational Association Of Supportive Care In Cancer
2019

Patterns of Postdiagnosis Depression Among Late-Stage Cancer Patients: Do Racial/Ethnic and Sex Disparities Exist?
American Journal of Clinical Oncology-Cancer Clinical Trials
2019

Interleukin-6 and body mass index, tobacco use, and sleep in gynecologic cancers
Health Psychology
2019

Advancing supportive oncology care via collaboration between psycho-oncology and integrative medicine
Supportive Care In Cancer : Official Journal Of The Multinational Association Of Supportive Care In Cancer
2019

Implementation of depression and anxiety screening in patients undergoing radiotherapy.
BMJ Open Quality
2018

Associations Among Sleep Latency, Subjective Pain, and Thermal Pain Sensitivity in Gynecologic Cancer
Pain Medicine
2018

Point of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Experiences and Needs of Black Men: the Florida Capcas Study
Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology
2017

Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Clinical Health Psychology Practice: Case Studies of Comorbid Psychological Distress and Life-Limiting Illness
Behavioral Medicine
2017

Prospective Pilot Investigation: Presurgical Depressive Symptom Severity and Anesthesia Response in Women Undergoing Surgery for Gynecologic Mass Removal
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
2015

When Serious Mental Illness (Smi) Meets Cancer: a Case Study Examining the Barriers To Care for Patients Living With Smi During Cancer Treatment
Psycho-Oncology
2014

The Relationship Between Neighborhood Crime Rates and Emotional Well-Being in Women With Gynecological Cancer
Psycho-Oncology
2014

Sleep Quality as a Predictor of Cortisol Diurnal Rhythm in Gynecological Cancer Patients
Psycho-Oncology
2014

Self-Reported Lifetime Marijuana Use and Interleukin-6 Levels in Middle-Aged African Americans
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
2014

Psychosocial Factors and Mortality in Women With Early Stage Endometrial Cancer
British Journal of Health Psychology
2014

Pre-Operative Physical Well-Being a Predictor for Complications Following Surgery for Suspected Gynecologic Cancer
Psycho-Oncology
2014

Pre-Operative Inflammation (Il-6) and Sensory Pain Experience in Women With Suspected Gynecologic Cancers
Psycho-Oncology
2014

Feasibility/Acceptability of Quality of Life Research Among Distressed Individuals Affected By Pancreatic Cancer
Psycho-Oncology
2014

Association of Caregiver Health Beliefs and Parenting Stress With Medication Adherence in Preschoolers With Asthma
Journal of Asthma
2014

Stress, Coping, Vegf and Mortality in Women With Endometrial Cancer
Psychosomatic Medicine
2013

Relationships Between Perceived Stress Management Skills (Psms) and Sleep Quality and Functional Well-Being Outcomes Mediated By Depressive Symptoms in Hiv Plus Women With Hpv
Psychosomatic Medicine
2013

Personality as a Predictor of Biopsychosocial Outcomes in Women With Non-Metastatic Endometrial Cancer
Psychosomatic Medicine
2013

Perceived Stress, Cortisol, and Bmi as Predictors of Wound Healing in Women With Endometrial Cancer
Psychosomatic Medicine
2013

Depressive Symptoms and Cortisol Variability Prior To Surgery for Suspected Endometrial Cancer

2013

Cognitive-Behavioral Stress Management and Psychological Well-Being in Hiv Plus Racial/Ethnic Minority Women With Human Papillomavirus
Health Psychology
2013

Psychosocial Factors and Survival in Women With Early Stage Endometrial Cancer
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2012

Coping Moderates the Relationship Between Perceived Stress and Patient-Reported Surgical Outcomes
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2012

A "Snapshot" of Photovoice as a Psychosocial Intervention for Individuals Affected By Ovarian Cancer
Psycho-Oncology
2012

Relationships Among Ambivalent Social Support, Psychological Distress, and Cortisol During the Perioperative Period for Women With Suspected Endometrial Cancer
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2011

Public Health Nursing Case Management for Women Receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: a Randomized Controlled Trial Using Community-Based Participatory Research

2011

Pre-Surgical Perceived Stress Predicts Febrile Status Following Oncologic Surgery
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2011

Trajectory of Quality of Life Following Hysterectomy
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2010

Spiritual absence and 1-year mortality after hematopoietic stem cell transplant.

2010

Pre-Surgical Psychoneuroendocrine Associations With Leukocyte Count Following Oncologic Surgery
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2010

Life Stress, Negative Mood States, and Antibodies To Heat Shock Protein 70 in Endometrial Cancer
Brain Behavior and Immunity
2010

Comparison of Depressive Symptom Severity Scores in Low-Income Women
Nursing Research
2010

The Beck Depression Inventory II Factor Structure Among Low-Income Women
Nursing Research
2009

Distress, Sleep Difficulty, and Fatigue in Women Co-Infected With Hiv and Hpv
Behavioral Sleep Medicine
2009

Depressive Symptoms and Cervical Neoplasia in Hiv Plus Low-Income Minority Women With Human Papillomavirus Infection
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
2009

Stress Management Effects On Perceived Stress and Cervical Neoplasia in Low-Income Hiv-Infected Women
Journal of Psychosomatic Research
2008

Race/Ethnicity, Income, Chronic Asthma, and Mental Health: a Cross-Sectional Study Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Psychosomatic Medicine
2008

Pain Expectations and Benefit-Finding in Women Undergoing Surgery for Suspected Endometrial Cancer
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2008

Barriers To Cervical Cancer Screening Among Low-Income Hiv-Positive African American Women
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
2008

Applying Behavioral Medicine in Clinical Settings
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2008

Inhibited interpersonal coping style predicts poorer adherence to scheduled clinic visits in human immunodeficiency virus infected women at risk for cervical cancer.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2004

Research Interests

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