Barakat Research Program

Barakat Publications

  1. Deatrick, J.A., Hobbie, W., Ogle, S., Fisher, M., Barakat, L.P., Hardie, T., Reilly, M., Li, Y., & Ginsberg, J. (In press). Competence in caregivers of adolescent and young adult childhood brain tumor survivors. Health Psychology.
  2. Dampier, C., & Barakat, L.P. (In press). Sickle cell pain. In W. Zempsky and P. McGrath (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Pain. New York: Oxford.
  3. Daniel, L.C., Hocking, M., & Barakat, L.P. (In press). Cancer. In M.C. Roberts, B.S. Aylward, & Y.P. Wu (Eds.), Clinical Practice of Pediatric Psychology: Cases and Service Delivery. New York: Guilford.
  4. Barakat, L.P., Daniel, L.C., & Sills, R. (In press). Functional Symptoms in Hematology/Oncology. In R. Anbar (Ed.) Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Diseases: A Clinical Guide.
  5. Noll, R.B., Patel, S. Embry, L., Hardy, K.K., Pelletier, W., Annett, R., Patenaude, A., Lown, A., Sands, S., & Barakat, L.P. (2013). Children’s Oncology Group’s 2013 blueprint for research: Behavioral Sciences. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 60, 1048-1054. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24421.
  6. Barakat, L.P., Patterson, C.A., Mondestin, V., Chavez, V., Austin, T., Robinson, M.R., Smith-Whitely, K., & Cohen, R. (2013). Initial development of a questionnaire evaluating perceived benefits and barriers to pediatric clinical trials participation. Contemporary Clinical Trials, Mar;34(2):218-226.
  7. Schwartz, L. A., Brumley, L. D., Tuchman, L. K., Barakat, L. P., Hobbie, W., Ginsberg, J. P., Daniel, L., Kazak, A. E., Bevans, K., & Deatrick, J. (2013). Stakeholder validation of a model of readiness for transition to adult care. JAMA Pediatric, 167(10), 939-946.
  8. Daniel, L. C., Barakat, L. P., Danzi, L. E., & Schwartz, L. A. (in press). Health-related hindrance of personal goals of adolescents with cancer: The role of the interaction of race/ethnicity and income. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Setting.
  9. Barakat, L.P., Hocking, M., & Kazak, A.E. (2012). Child Health Psychology. In I.B. Weiner (Ed.), A. Nezu, C. Nezu, & P. Geller (Vol. Eds.), Handbook of Psychology: Health Psychology (2nd edition, vol. 9). New York: Wiley.
  10. Barakat, L.P. (2012). Invited editorial for the Special Issue on the Family Management Style Framework. Journal of Family Nursing, 8(1), 5-10. doi:10.1177/1074840711430665.
  11. Mostoufi-Moab, S., Barakat, L.P., & Bauer, A. (2012). Editorial: Quality of life in adolescent patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: moving beyond survival. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(10), 3453-3456. PMID: 23043196 doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-3070.
  12. Kazak, A.E., Brier, M., Alderfer, M.A., Reilly, A., Fooks-Parker, S., Rogerwick, S., Ditaranto, S., & Barakat, L.P. (2012). Review: Screening for psychosocial risk in pediatric cancer. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 59, 822-827.
  13. Hocking, M.C., Hobbie, W.L., Deatrick, J.A., Lucas, M.S., Szabo, M.M., Volpe, E.M., & Barakat, L.P. (2011). Neurocognitive and family functioning and quality of life among young adult survivors of childhood brain tumors. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 26, 942-962.
  14. Hocking, M. C., Hobbie, W. L., Deatrick, J. A., Lucas, M. S., Szabo, M. M., Volpe, E. M., & Barakat, L. P. (2011). Neurocognitive and family functioning and quality of life among young adult survivors of childhood brain tumors, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, early online June 24, 2011, 1-21. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2011.580284.
  15. Kazak, A.E., Barakat, L.P., Hwang, W.T., Ditaranto, S., Biros, D., Beele, D., Kersun, L., Hocking, M. C., & Reilly, A. (2011). Association of psychosocial risk screening in pediatric cancer with psychosocial services provided. Psycho-Oncology, 20, early online April 7, 2011, 715-723. doi: 10.1002/pon.1972.
  16. Barakat, L.P., & Alderfer, M.A. (2011). Introduction to special issue: Advancing the science of family assessment in pediatric psychology. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 36(5). 489-493. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsq110.
  17. Kazak, A.E., Barakat, L.P., Ditaranto, S., Biros, D., Hwang, W.T., Beele, D., Kersun, L., Alderfer, M.A., Mougianis, I., & Reilly, A. (2011). Screening for psychosocial risk at cancer diagnosis: The Psychosocial Assessment Tool. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 33(4), 289-294.
  18. Barakat, L.P., Schwartz, L.A., Simon, K., Brereton, J., & Radcliffe, J. (2010). A family-based randomized controlled trial of pain intervention for adolescents with sickle cell disease. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 32(4), 540-547. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3181e793f9. PMCID: PMC2950888.
  19. Barakat, L.P., Marmer, P., & Schwartz, L.A. (2010). Quality of life among adolescents with cancer: Family risks and resources. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 8, 63. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-8-63. PMCID: PMC2903513.
  20. Alderfer, M.A., Mougianis, I., Barakat, L.P., Beele, D., DiTaranto, S., Hwang, W.T, Reilly, A.T., & Kazak, A.E. (2009). Family psychosocial risk, distress and service utilization in pediatric cancer: Predictive validity of the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT). Cancer, 115, 4339-4349. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24587.
  21. Slome Weinberger, B., & Barakat, L.P. (2007). Social skills training interventions for children treated for brain tumors: A critical review. Journal of Early and Intensive Behavioral Intervention, 4(3), 614-627. http://www.jeibi.net/Issues/JEIBI-4-3.pdf
  22. Schwartz, L., Barakat, L.P., & Radcliffe, J. (2007). The development of a culturally sensitive pediatric pain management intervention for African-American adolescents: Sickle cell disease as an example. Children’s Health Care, 36(3), 267-284. doi: 10.1037/0003-066X.58.5.377. PMCID: PMC2733520.
  23. Barakat, L.P., Alderfer, M. & Kazak, A.E. (2006). Posttraumatic growth in adolescent survivors of cancer and their mothers and fathers. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31(4), 413-419. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsj058.
  24. Barakat, L.P., Lutz, M., Smith-Whitley, K., & Ohene-Frempong, K. (2005). Is treatment adherence associated with the quality of life of children with sickle cell disease? Quality of Life Research, 14, 407-414. doi: 10.1007/s11136-004-5328-0.
  25. Kazak, A.E., Alderfer, M., Streisand, R., Simms, S., Rourke, M., Barakat, L.P., Gallagher, P., & Cnaan, T. (2004). Treatment of posttraumatic stress symptoms in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer and their families: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Family Psychology, 18(3), 493-504. doi: 10.1037/0893-3200.18.3.493.
  26. Barakat, L.P., Hetzke, J.D., Foley, B., Carey, M.E., Gyato, K., & Phillips, P.C. (2003). Evaluation of a social skills training group intervention with children treated for brain tumors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 28(5), 299-307. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsg019.
  27. Barakat, L.P., Smith-Whitley, K., & Ohene-Frempong, K. (2002). Treatment adherence in pediatric sickle cell disease: Disease-related risk and psychosocial resistance factors. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 9, 201-209. doi: 10.1023/A:1016047210623
  28. Kazak, A.E., Barakat, L.P., Meeske, K., Gallagher, P., Cnaan, A., & Stuber, M. (2001). Posttraumatic stress in survivors of childhood cancer and their mothers: Development and validation of the Impact of Traumatic Stressors Interview Schedule (ITSIS). Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 8(4), 307-323. doi: 10.1023/A:1011977031826
  29. Carey, M.E., Barakat, L.P., Foley, G., & Gyato, K. (2001). Neuropsychological functioning and social functioning of survivors of pediatric brain tumors: Evidence of nonverbal learning disability. Child Neuropsychology, 7(4), 265-272. doi: 10.1076/chin.7.4.265.8730.
  30. Alderfer, M.A., Barakat, L.P., & Kazak, A.E. (2000). Beliefs and posttraumatic stress symptoms of mothers of childhood cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22 (Suppl), S156.
  31. Foley, B., Barakat, L.P., Herman-Liu, A., Radcliffe, J., & Molloy, P. (2000). The impact of childhood hypothalamic/chiasmatic brain tumors on child adjustment and family functioning. Children’s Health Care, 29, 209-223. doi:10.1207/S15326888CHC2903_5
  32. Barakat, L.P., Kazak, A.E., Meeske, K., Gallagher, P., & Stuber, M.L. (2000). Posttraumatic stress symptoms and stressful life events predict the long-term adjustment of survivors of childhood cancer and their mothers. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 7, 189-196. doi: 0.1023/A:1009516928956.
  33. Kazak, A.E., Simms, S., Barakat, L.P., Hobbie, W., Foley, B., Golomb, V., & Best, M. (1999). Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention Program (SCCIP): A cognitive-behavioral and family therapy intervention for adolescent survivors of childhood cancer and their families. Family Process, 38, 175-191. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.1999.00176.x.
  34. Stuber, M.L., Kazak, A.E., Meeske, K., & Barakat, L.P. (1998). Is posttraumatic stress a viable model for understand responses to childhood cancer? Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 7(1), 169-182. ISSN: 1056-4993.
  35. Kazak, A.E., Stuber, M.L., Barakat, L.P., Meeske, K., Guthrie, D., & Meadows, A.T. (1998). Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms in mothers and fathers of survivors of childhood cancers. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 37, 823-831. doi: 00004583-199808000-00012.
  36. Stuber, M.L., Kazak, A.E., Meeske, K., Barakat, L.P., Guthrie, D., Garnier, H., Pynoos, R., & Meadows, A. (1997). Predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms in childhood cancer survivors. Pediatrics, 100, 958-964. doi: 10.1542/peds.100.6.958.
  37. Kazak, A.E., Barakat, L.P., Meeske, K., Christakis, D., Casey, R., Meadows, A.T., Penati, B., & Stuber, M. (1997). Posttraumatic stress, family functioning, and social support in survivors of childhood leukemia and their mothers and fathers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 120-129. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.65.1.120.
  38. Kazak, A.E., & Barakat, L.P. (1997). Parenting stress and quality of life during treatment for childhood leukemia predicts child and parent adjustment after treatment ends. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 22, 749-758. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/22.5.749.
  39. Barakat, L.P., Kazak, A.E., Meadows, A.T., Casey, R., Meeske, K., & Stuber, M.L. (1997). Families surviving childhood cancer: A comparison of post traumatic stress symptoms with families of healthy children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 22, 843-859. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/22.6.843.
  40. Kazak, A.E., Stuber, M.L., Barakat, L.P., & Meeske, K. (1996). Assessing posttraumatic stress related to medical illness and treatment: The Impact of Traumatic Stressors Interview Schedule (ITSIS). Families, Systems, and Health, 14, 365-380. doi: 10.1037/h0089795.
  41. Boyer, B.A., & Barakat, L.P. (1996). Mothers of children with leukemia: self-reported and observed distress and coping during painful pediatric procedures. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 24, 236-250. doi: 0.1080/01926189608251036.
  42. Barakat, L.P. & Linney, J.A. (1992). Children with physical handicaps and their mothers: The interrelation of social support and maternal adjustment, and child adjustment. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 17, 725-739. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/17.6.725.