2015


  1. Heckler, C. E., Garland, S. N., Peoples, A. R., Perlis, M. L., Shayne, M., Morrow, G. R., Kamen, C., Hoefler, J., & Roscoe, J. A. (2015). Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia, but not Armodafinil, improves fatigue in cancer survivors with insomnia: A randomized placebo controlled trial. Supportive Care in Cancer. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26542272
  2. Peoples, A. R., Bushunow, P. W., Garland, S. N., Heckler, C. E., Roscoe, J. A., Peppone, L. L., Dudgeon, D. J., Churchill, D. A., Kirshner, J. J., Banerjee, T. K., Collins, T. S. Dakhil, S. R., Flannery, M. S. & Morrow, G. R. (2015). Buspirone for management of dyspnea in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: A randomized placebo-controlled URCC CCOP study. Supportive Care in Cancer. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26329396
  3. Johnson, J. A., Rash, J., Campbell, T., Savard, J., Gehrman, P., Perlis, M., Carlson, L. E., & Garland, S. N. (2015). A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) in cancer survivors. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 27, 20-28. PMID: 26434673
  4. White, J. H., Quinn, M., Garland, S., Dirkse, D. Wiebe, P. Hermann, M. Carlson, L. E. (2015). Animal Assisted Therapy and Counseling Support for Women with Breast Cancer: An Exploration of Patient’s Perceptions. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 14(5), 460-467. PMID: 25897045
  5. Rouleau, C. R., Garland, S. N., Carlson, L. E., (2015). The impact of mindfulness-based interventions on symptom burden, positive psychological outcomes, and biomarkers in cancer patients. Cancer Management and Research, 7, 121-131. PMID: 26064068
  6. Garland, S. N., Rouleau, C. R., Campbell, T., Samuels, C., & Carlson, L. E. (2015). The Comparative Impact of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) on Sleep and Mindfulness in Cancer Patients. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 11(6), 445-454. PMID: 26386748
  7. Garland, S. N., Stainken, C., Ahluwalia, K., Vapiwala, N., & Mao. J. J. (2015). Cancer-related search for meaning increases willingness to participate in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 14(3), 231-239. PMID: 25870034
  8. Jean-Pierre, P., Grandner, M. A., Garland, S. N., Henry, E., Jean-Louis, G., & Burish, T. G. (2015). Self-reported memory problems in adult-onset cancer survivors: Effects of cardiovascular disease and insomnia. Sleep Medicine, 16(7), 845-849. PMID: 26026625
  9. Roscoe, J. A., Garland, S. N., Heckler, C. E., Perlis, M. L. Peoples, A. R. Shayne, M., Savard, J., Daniels, N. P. & Morrow, G. R. (2015) Randomized placebo controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy and armodafinil for insomnia after cancer treatment. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(2), 165-171. PMID: 25452447.


2014


  1. Garland, S. N., Palmer, C., Donelson, M., Gehrman, P., Johnson, D., & Mao, J. J. (2014). A case-controlled comparison of telomere length and psychological functioning in breast cancer survivors with and without insomnia symptoms. Rejuvenation Research, 17 (5), 453-457. PMID: 25111028.
  2. Garland, S. N., Johnson, F. B., Palmer, C., Speck, R. M., Donelson, M., Xie, S. X., DeMichelle, A., & Mao, J. J. (2014). Physical activity and telomere length in breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Research, 6(4), 413. PMID: 25074648.
  3. Garland, S. N., Johnson, J. A., Savard, J., Gehrman, P., Perlis, M., Carlson, L. E., & Campbell, T. (2014). Sleeping well with cancer: A systematic review of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in cancer patients. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 10, 1113-1124.
  4. Howell, D., Oliver, T.K., Keller-Olaman, S., Davidson, J., Garland, S. N., Samuels, C., Savard. J., Harris, C., Aubin, M., Olson, K., Sussman, J., MacFarlane, J., & Taylor, C. (2014). Sleep disturbance in adults with cancer: A systematic review of evidence for best practices in assessment and management for clinical practice. Annals of Oncology, 25(4), 791-800.
  5. Frankel, E., Garland, S. N., Meghani, S. H., Vapiwala, N., & Mao, J. J. (2014). Patients’ perspectives on integrating acupuncture into the radiation oncology setting. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 6 (5), 532-537. PMID: 25386224.
  6. Bauml, J., Langer, C., Evans, T., Garland, S. N., Desai, K. & Mao, J. J. (2014). Does perceived control predict complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in patients with lung cancer? A cross-sectional survey. Supportive Care in Cancer, 22(9), 2465-72. PMID: 24715092
  7. Garland, S. N., Carlson, L. E., Stephens, A., Antle, M., Samuels, C., & Campbell, T. (2014). Mindfulness-based stress reduction compared to cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of insomnia comorbid with cancer: a randomized, partially blinded, non-inferiority trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32 (5), 449-57. PMID: 24395850


2013


  1. Aguirre Camacho, A., Garland, S. N., Martapullo, C. & Pelletier, G. (2013). Positive and negative meanings are simultaneously ascribed to colorectal cancer: Relationship to quality of life and psychosocial adjustment. Palliative & Supportive Care, 16, 1-10.  PMID: 24128421
  2. Grandner, M. A. Sands-Lincoln, M., Pak, V. M. & Garland, S. N. (2013). Sleep duration, cardiovascular disease and pro-inflammatory biomarkers. Nature and Science of Sleep, 5, 93-107. PMID: 23901303
  3. Garland, S. N., Valentine, D., Desai, K., Li, S., Langer, C., Evans, T. & Mao, J.J. (2013). Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and benefit finding among cancer patients. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 19 (11), 876-81. PMID: 23777549
  4. Howell, D., Oliver, T.K., Keller-Olaman, S., Davidson, J., Garland, S. N., Samuels, C., Savard. J., Harris, C., Aubin, M., Olson, K., Sussman, J., MacFarlane, J., & Taylor, C. as the Sleep Expert Panel on behalf of the Cancer Journey Advisory Group of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (2013). A Pan-Canadian practice guideline: Prevention, screening, assessment and treatment of sleep disturbances in adults with cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 21, 2695-2706. PMID: 23708820
  5. Garland, S. N., Campbell, T. S., Samuels, C. & Carlson, L. E. (2013). Associations between dispositional mindfulness, insomnia, sleep quality and dysfunctional sleep beliefs in post-treatment cancer patients. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(3), 306-311.
  6. Garland, S. N., Tamagawa, R., Todd, S., Speca, M. & Carlson, L. E. (2013). Increased mindfulness is related to stress and mood improvements following participation in a mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) program in individuals with cancer. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 12(1) 31-40. PMID: 2250559.


2012


  1. Waller, A., Garland, S. N. & Bultz, B. D. (2012). Screening for distress, the 6th vital sign: Using screening to advance patient care with targeted interventions. Supportive Care in Cancer, 29(9), 2241-2246. PMID: 22674058
  2. Munene, G., Francis, W., Garland, S. N., Pelletier, G., Mack, L. Bathe, O. F. (2012). The quality of life trajectory in resected gastric cancer. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 105(4), 337-341.  PMID: 22095440
  3. Tamagawa, R., Garland, S. N., Vaska, M., & Carlson, L. E. (2012). Who benefits from psychosocial interventions? A systematic review of psychological moderators for outcomes of psychosocial interventions among cancer patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 35(6), 658-673 PMID: 22271329


2011


  1. Garland, S. N., Carlson, L. E., Antle, M., Samuels, C., & Campbell, T. (2011). I-CAN SLEEP: Rationale and design of a non-inferiority RCT of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of insomnia in cancer survivors. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32(5), 747-754. PMID: 21658476.
  2. Garland, S. N., Lounsberry, J., Pelletier, G., & Bathe, O. F. (2011). “How do you live without a stomach?” A multiple case study examination of the lived experience of total gastrectomy for palliation or prophylaxis. Palliative & Supportive Care, 9(3), 305-313. PMID: 21838951
  3. Garland, S. N., Pelletier, G., Lawe, A., Biagioni, B.J., Easaw, J, Eliasziw, M. Cella, D. & Bathe, O. F. (2011). Prospective evaluation of the reliability, validity, and minimally important difference of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - Gastric (FACT-Ga) quality of life instrument. Cancer, 117(6), 1302-12. PMID: 20960518


2010


  1. Birnie, K., Garland, S. N., & Carlson, L. E. (2010). Psychological benefits for cancer patients and their partners participating in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). Psycho-Oncology, 19, 1004-1009. PMID: 19918956


2009


  1. Garland, S. N., Carlson, L. E., Marr, H. & Simpson, S. (2009). Recruitment and retention of palliative cancer patients and their partners participating in a longitudinal evaluation of a psychosocial retreat program. Palliative & Supportive Care, 7, 49-56. PMID: 19619374


2008


  1. Grossman, P., Deuring, G., Garland, S. N., Campbell, T., & Carlson, L. E. (2008). Patterns of objective physical functioning and perception of mood and fatigue in post-treatment breast cancer patients and healthy controls.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 70, 819-828. PMID: 18725433


2007


  1. Garland, S. N., Carlson, L.E., Cook, S., Lansdell, L, & Speca, M. (2007). A non-randomized comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction and healing arts programs for facilitating post-traumatic growth and spirituality in cancer outpatients. Supportive Care in Cancer, 15(8), 949-961. PMID: 17611782
  2. Carlson, L. E., Campbell, T. S., Garland, S. N., & Grossman, P. (2007). Associations among salivary cortisol, melatonin, catecholamines, sleep quality and stress in women with breast cancer and healthy controls. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 30(1), 45-58. PMID: 17245618


2005


  1. Carlson, L. E. & Garland, S. N. (2005). Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep and fatigue in cancer outpatients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12(4), 278-285. PMID: 16262547
  2. Carlson, L.E., & Garland, S. (2005). Quality of Life (QL) as an endpoint in phase I oncology clinical trials of novel chemotherapy drugs. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 5(5), 633-644. PMID: 19807589


Book Chapters


  1. Garland, S. N., Britton, W., Agagianian, N. , Goldman, R. E., Carlson, L. E., & Ong, J. C. (2015). Mindfulness, Affect, and Sleep: Current Perspectives and Future Directions. In M. Feldner and K. A. Babson (Eds.), Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory, and Clinical Implications (pp.339-373). New York, NY: Elsevier.
  2. Carlson, L. E. & Garland, S. N. (2010). Psychoneuroendocrine outcomes of psychosocial interventions in individuals with cancer: Current research and future directions. In N. S. Penkava and L. R. Haight (Eds.), Neuroendocrinology Research Developments (pp. 193-238). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
  3. Carlson, L. E, Van Wielingen, L., Garland, S. N., Hutchins, M., & Birnie, K. (2009). Mindfulness-based interventions in oncology. In Fabrizio Didonna (Ed). Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness (pp. 383-407), New York: Springer Psychology.
  4. Carlson, L. E. & Garland, S. N. (2007). Effect of psychosocial interventions on psychoneuroendocrine outcomes in cancer patients: Where do we go from here?  In M. T. Czerbska (Ed.), Psychoneuroendocrinology Research Trends (pp.213-258). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

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