Samuel F. Sears - Publications

Affiliations: 
Health Psychology East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, United States 
Area:
Clinical Psychology, Health Education, Medicine and Surgery

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2021 Tarakji KG, Zaidi AM, Zweibel SL, Varma N, Sears SF, Allred J, Roberts PR, Shaik NA, Silverstein JR, Maher A, Mittal S, Patwala A, Schoenhard J, Emert M, Molon G, et al. Performance of first pacemaker to use smart device app for remote monitoring. Heart Rhythm O2. 2: 463-471. PMID 34667961 DOI: 10.1016/j.hroo.2021.07.008  1
2021 Sadaf MI, O'Bryan J, Biese K, Chen S, Deyo Z, Mendys P, Sears SF, Tuttle H, Walker TJ, Gehi AK. Characteristics of patients presenting to emergency department for primary atrial fibrillation or flutter at an academic medical center. Indian Heart Journal. 73: 588-593. PMID 34627574 DOI: 10.1016/j.ihj.2021.08.005  1
2021 Burch AE, Colley BJ, Döring M, Gummadi S, Perings C, Robertson M, Sanchez R, Shroff G, Veltmann C, Sears SF. Increased Quality of Life Among Newly Diagnosed Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction in the Months After Initiation of Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy and Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator Prescription. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 36: 589-594. PMID 34608886 DOI: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000864  1
2021 Lindenfeld J, Zile MR, Desai AS, Bhatt K, Ducharme A, Horstmanshof D, Krim SR, Maisel A, Mehra MR, Paul S, Sears SF, Sauer AJ, Smart F, Zughaib M, Castaneda P, et al. Haemodynamic-guided management of heart failure (GUIDE-HF): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet (London, England). PMID 34461042 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01754-2  1
2021 Wang C, Tripp C, Sears SF, Xu L, Tan Y, Zhou D, Ma W, Xu Z, Chan NA, Ho C, Ho R. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical and mental health in the two largest economies in the world: a comparison between the United States and China. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. PMID 34128179 DOI: 10.1007/s10865-021-00237-7  1
2021 Pundi K, Baykaner T, True Hills M, Lin B, Morin DP, Sears SF, Wang PJ, Stafford RS. Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Prevention. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. CIRCEP120009389. PMID 34111936 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCEP.120.009389  1
2021 Tripp C, Gehi AK, Rosman L, Anthony S, Sears SF. Measurement of patient confidence in self-management of atrial fibrillation: Initial validation of the Confidence in Atrial fibriLlation Management (CALM) Scale. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. PMID 33982364 DOI: 10.1111/jce.15050  1
2021 Eboh O, Mao Y, Lee E, Okunrintemi V, Derbal O, Hill SM, Sears SF, Pursell I, Mounsey JP, Burch A. Out of hospital sudden death in a rural population: Low rates of icd underutilization among decedents. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 33913184 DOI: 10.1111/pace.14248  1
2021 Wang C, Chudzicka-Czupała A, Tee ML, Núñez MIL, Tripp C, Fardin MA, Habib HA, Tran BX, Adamus K, Anlacan J, García MEA, Grabowski D, Hussain S, Hoang MT, Hetnał M, ... ... Sears SF, et al. A chain mediation model on COVID-19 symptoms and mental health outcomes in Americans, Asians and Europeans. Scientific Reports. 11: 6481. PMID 33742072 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-85943-7  1
2021 Ford J, Bushnell G, Griffith AM, Joodi G, Ashoka A, Patel N, Husain M, Pursell IW, Sears SF, Mounsey JP, Simpson RJ. Mental Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and Psychotropic Medication Use Among Sudden-Death Victims. Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.). appips201900389. PMID 33593102 DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900389  1
2021 Sapp JA, Gillis AM, AbdelWahab A, Nault I, Nery PB, Healey JS, Raj SR, Lockwood E, Sterns LD, Sears SF, Wells GA, Yee R, Philippon F, Tang A, Parkash R. Remote-only monitoring for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: a before-and-after pilot study. Cmaj Open. 9: E53-E61. PMID 33495385 DOI: 10.9778/cmajo.20200041  0.01
2020 Rosman L, Gehi A, Sears SF. How to Stay Healthy and Manage Stress If You Have a Heart Rhythm Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Their Families During the COVID-19 Outbreak. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 13: e009064. PMID 33320699 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCEP.120.009064  1
2020 Ng J, Sears SF, Exner DV, Reyes L, Cravetchi X, Cassidy P, Morton J, Lohrenz C, Low A, Sandhu RK, Sheldon RS, Raj SR. Age, Sex, and Remote Monitoring Differences in Device Acceptance for Patients With Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillators in Canada. Cjc Open. 2: 483-489. PMID 33305207 DOI: 10.1016/j.cjco.2020.06.004  0.01
2020 Sears SF, Anthony S, Naniwadekar A. EDITORIAL: Modern Atrial Fibrillation Care: Becoming a Pro at Using PROs. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. PMID 33118655 DOI: 10.1111/jce.14793  1
2020 Sears SF, Tripp C, Huber NL, Khan S, Nekkanti R, Burch AE, Pokorney SD. Collaborative Care for the Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patient: Getting the Patient and Medical Team "Vested and Active". Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. PMID 32757437 DOI: 10.1111/Jce.14708  1
2020 Ventura AF, Horne CE, Crane PB, Sears S. Living with an Insertable Cardiac Monitor: Influences on Self-Care Management. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 193945920942254. PMID 32672110 DOI: 10.1177/0193945920942254  1
2020 Zeitler EP, Al-Khatib SM, Yapejian R, Tripp CC, Sears SF. Regulation Without Representation: Cardiac Device Patient Knowledge and Attitudes about the FDA Regulatory Process. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. PMID 32628518 DOI: 10.1161/Circep.120.008561  1
2020 Curtis AF, Roth AJ, Sears SF, Conti JB, Berry RB, Dzierzewski JM, McCrae CS. Associations between pain, objective sleep efficiency and cognition in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Sleep Medicine. 72: 122-125. PMID 32615460 DOI: 10.1016/J.Sleep.2020.03.029  1
2020 Guo X, Tripp C, Huber NL, Hou C, Lv R, Li J, Liang T, Sears SF. Patient reported outcomes and quality of life in Chinese patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care. PMID 32553697 DOI: 10.1016/J.Hrtlng.2020.05.003  1
2020 Silva KR, Costa R, Melo GRGO, Rebustini F, Benedetto MS, Nagumo MM, Sears SF. Validity Evidence of the Brazilian Version of the Florida Shock Anxiety Scale for Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Arquivos Brasileiros De Cardiologia. 114: 764-772. PMID 32491067 DOI: 10.36660/Abc.20190255  0.01
2020 Streur MM, Rosman LA, Sears SF, Steinke EE, Thompson EA, Dougherty CM. Patient and Partner Sexual Concerns During the First Year After an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: A Secondary Analysis of the P+P Randomized Clinical Trial. The Journal of Sexual Medicine. PMID 32198104 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jsxm.2020.01.028  0.01
2020 Sager DM, Burch AE, Alhosaini H, Vaughan T, Sears SF. Changes in cardiac anxiety and self-care practices in heart failure patients following implantation of wireless hemodynamic monitoring sensors. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing : Journal of the Working Group On Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology. 1474515120905405. PMID 32064899 DOI: 10.1177/1474515120905405  1
2020 Kropp CM, Huber NL, Sager D, Tripp C, Burch A, Naniwadekar A, Nekkanti R, Sadaf MI, Mounsey JP, Sears SF. Mobile-ECG screening in rural pharmacies: Rates of atrial fibrillation and associated risk factors. Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care. PMID 32014313 DOI: 10.1016/J.Hrtlng.2020.01.004  1
2020 Abadie BQ, Hansen B, Walker J, Deyo Z, Biese K, Armbruster T, Sears SF, Tuttle H, Sadaf MI, Gehi AK. An Atrial Fibrillation Transitions of Care Clinic Improves Atrial Fibrillation Quality Metrics. Jacc. Clinical Electrophysiology. 6: 45-52. PMID 31971905 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jacep.2019.09.001  1
2020 Schneider LM, Wong JJ, Trela A, Hanisch D, Shaw RJ, Sears SF, Motonaga KS, Ceresnak SR, Hood KK, Dubin AM. An exploratory assessment of pediatric patient and parent needs after implantable cardioverter defibrillator implant. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 31971265 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13876  0.01
2020 Sears SF, Kropp CM, Tripp C, Sager D, Nekkanti R, Hammerle JC, Wuensch KL, Burch A. Evaluation and Acceptance of Mobile-Electrocardiogram Use in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 31953957 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13875  1
2020 Tripp C, Burch AE, Erath JW, Hain A, Sears SF. Physical Activity in Adults With Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators in the Post-Myocardial Infarction Period. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. PMID 31923008 DOI: 10.1097/Hcr.0000000000000454  1
2020 Burch AE, D'Souza B, Gimbel JR, Rohrer U, Masuda T, Sears S, Scherr D. Physical activity is reduced prior to ventricular arrhythmias in patients with a wearable cardioverter defibrillator. Clinical Cardiology. 43: 60-65. PMID 31710766 DOI: 10.1002/Clc.23288  1
2020 Eboh S, Okunrintemi V, Derbal O, Hill SM, Mao Y, Lee E, Naniwadekar A, Pursell I, Sears S, Mounsey J. High Utilization Rate Of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Among Victims Of Out Of Hospital Premature Natural Death In A Large Rural Community Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 75: 304. DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(20)30931-1  1
2019 Thomas KL, Sullivan LT, Al-Khatib SM, LaPointe NA, Sears S, Kosinski AS, Jackson LR, Kutyifa V, Peterson ED. Videos to reduce racial disparities in ICD therapy Via Innovative Designs (VIVID) trial: Rational, design and methodology. American Heart Journal. 220: 59-67. PMID 31785550 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ahj.2019.10.011  1
2019 Abadie BQ, Hansen B, Walker J, Deyo Z, Biese K, Armbruster T, Tuttle H, Sadaf MI, Sears SF, Pasi R, Gehi AK. Likelihood of Spontaneous Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation Using a Conservative Management Strategy Among Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department. The American Journal of Cardiology. PMID 31522772 DOI: 10.1016/J.Amjcard.2019.08.017  1
2019 Tripp C, Huber NL, Kuhl EA, Sears SF. Measuring ICD shock anxiety: Status update on the Florida shock anxiety scale after over a decade of use. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 31463949 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13793  1
2019 Ventura AF, Horne CE, Crane PB, Mendes MA, Sears S. Exploring the experiences of individuals with an insertable cardiac monitor: Making the decision for device insertion. Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care. PMID 31399224 DOI: 10.1016/J.Hrtlng.2019.07.004  1
2019 Burch AE, Scherr D, Rieth A, Griffin J, Bianco NR, Odeneg T, Sears SF. Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator-Guided 6-Min Walk Test Performed at Home Is Accurate and Reliable: RESULTS OF THE TRENDS STUDY. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. PMID 31343585 DOI: 10.1097/Hcr.0000000000000441  1
2019 Lindenfeld J, Abraham WT, Maisel A, Zile M, Smart F, Costanzo MR, Mehra MR, Ducharme A, Sears SF, Desai AS, Paul S, Sood P, Johnson N, Ginn G, Adamson PB. Hemodynamic-GUIDEd management of Heart Failure (GUIDE-HF). American Heart Journal. 214: 18-27. PMID 31150790 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ahj.2019.04.014  0.01
2019 Sears SF, Ford J. Seeking innovation in the delivery of psychosocial care for ICD patients. European Heart Journal. PMID 30957866 DOI: 10.1093/Eurheartj/Ehz167  1
2019 Ford J, Littleton H, Lutes L, Wuensch K, Benton C, Cahill J, Hudson C, Nekkanti R, Gehi A, Sears S. Evaluation of an internet-based intervention for ICD patients with elevated symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 30847952 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13654  1
2019 Mirro MJ, Keltner EE, Roebuck AE, Sears SF. WCD and clinical guideline compliance-Response to letter to the editor. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 30613997 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13589  1
2019 Pursell IW, Ford J, Lee E, Moore L, Mao Y, Washington T, Sears S, Mounsey P. Abstract 169: A Retrospective Cardiovascular Disease Registry to Inform Community Prevention Circulation-Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 12. DOI: 10.1161/Hcq.12.Suppl_1.169  1
2019 Curtis AF, Roth AJ, Conti JB, Sears SF, Dzierzewski JM, Berry RB, McCrae CS. 0856 Higher Sleep Efficiency Improves Attention and Processing Speed in Patients with Severe Pain and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Sleep. 42: A343-A344. DOI: 10.1093/Sleep/Zsz067.854  0.01
2019 Tarakji K, Zweibel S, Seiler A, Roberts P, Shaik N, Silverstein J, Patwala A, Mittal S, Molon G, Augello G, Porfilio A, Holloman K, Varma N, Sears S, Turakhia M. P577Early experience with the first pacemakers to directly connect with smart devices for remote monitoring European Heart Journal. 40. DOI: 10.1093/Eurheartj/Ehz747.0188  0.01
2019 Huber NL, Burch AE, Bianco NR, Spar DS, Sears SF. Children with wearable cardioverter defibrillators: Examining activity levels via accelerometer Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 55: 101137. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ppedcard.2019.101137  0.01
2018 Curtis AF, Roth AJ, Sears SF, Conti JB, Berry RB, Dzierzewski JM, Rathinakumar H, McCrae CS. Cognitive performance in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: Associations with objective sleep duration, age and anxiety. Journal of Sleep Research. e12810. PMID 30549143 DOI: 10.1111/Jsr.12810  1
2018 Bazemore TC, Bolger LE, Sears SF, Sadaf MI, Gehi AK. Gender differences in symptoms and functional status in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing catheter ablation. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 30548873 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13577  1
2018 Dornelas EA, Sears SF. Living with heart despite recurrent challenges: Psychological care for adults with advanced cardiac disease. The American Psychologist. 73: 1007-1018. PMID 30394779 DOI: 10.1037/Amp0000318  0.01
2018 Rosman L, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Cahill J, Sears SF. Psychosocial Adjustment and Quality of Life in Patients With Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. PMID 30273257 DOI: 10.1097/Jcn.0000000000000518  1
2018 Mirro MJ, Keltner EE, Roebuck AE, Sears SF. Playing it close to the vest and the clinical guidelines: Clinical guideline compliance in HFrEF patients: Role of WCD. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 30091792 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13472  1
2018 Miyazawa K, Kondo Y, Ueda M, Kajiyama T, Nakano M, Inagaki M, Schwab JO, Sears SF, Kobayashi Y. Prospective survey of implantable defibrillator shock anxiety in Japanese patients: Results from the DEF-Chiba study. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 29987847 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13442  0.01
2018 Rosman L, Lampert R, Sears SF, Burg MM. Measuring Physical Activity With Implanted Cardiac Devices: A Systematic Review. Journal of the American Heart Association. 7. PMID 29773575 DOI: 10.1161/Jaha.118.008663  1
2018 Whited MC, Ellis JM, Freeman JT, Corson AT, Greenway SB, Busch AM, Whited AL, Sears SF. An Exploration of the Impact of the "Open Gym" Scheduling Model of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation on Completion, Attendance, and Health Outcomes. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. PMID 29757822 DOI: 10.1097/Hcr.0000000000000312  1
2018 Maron BJ, Casey SA, Olivotto I, Sherrid MV, Semsarian C, Autore C, Ahmed A, Boriani G, Francia P, Winters SL, Giudici M, Koulova A, Garberich R, Rowin EJ, Sears SF, et al. Clinical Course and Quality of Life in High-Risk Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 11: e005820. PMID 29625970 DOI: 10.1161/Circep.117.005820  0.01
2018 Gehi AK, Deyo Z, Mendys P, Hatfield L, Laux J, Walker TJ, Chen S, O'Bryan J, Garner K, Sears SF, Akiyama J, Stearns SC, Biese K. Novel Care Pathway for Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 11: e004129. PMID 29330141 DOI: 10.1161/Circoutcomes.117.004129  1
2018 Burch AE, Christiano C, Johnson S, Odeneg T, Scherr D, Sears SF. P6023Benefit of wearable cardioverter defibrillator in patients with end stage renal disease European Heart Journal. 39. DOI: 10.1093/Eurheartj/Ehy566.P6023  1
2017 Kramer Freeman L, Richards K, Conti JB, Sears SF. Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators on Social Media Report More Shock Anxiety Than Clinic Patients: Results From an Online Survey. Jmir Cardio. 1: e6. PMID 31758785 DOI: 10.2196/cardio.8152  1
2017 Sears SF, Rosman L, Sasaki S, Kondo Y, Sterns LD, Schloss EJ, Kurita T, Meijer A, Raijmakers J, Gerritse B, Auricchio A. Defibrillator Shocks and their Impact on Objective and Subjective Patient Outcomes: Results from the PainFree SST Clinical Trial. Heart Rhythm. PMID 29277687 DOI: 10.1016/J.Hrthm.2017.12.026  1
2017 Burch AE, Spar DS, Sears SF. Wearable cardioverter defibrillators in schools: A guide for parents and educators. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 29064577 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13228  1
2017 Sears SF. New initiative: Patient and clinical education pages (PACE) pages. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 29023788 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13220  0.01
2017 de la Uz CM, Burch AE, Gunderson B, Koehler J, Sears SF. How active are young cardiac device patients? Objective assessment of activity in children with cardiac devices. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. PMID 28901013 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.13197  1
2017 Rhodes AC, Murray B, Tichnell C, James CA, Calkins H, Sears SF. Quality of life metrics in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy patients: The impact of age, shock and sex. International Journal of Cardiology. PMID 28823501 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ijcard.2017.08.026  1
2017 Rosman L, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Cahill J, Wuensch KL, Sears SF. Depression and health behaviors in women with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care. PMID 28583376 DOI: 10.1016/J.Hrtlng.2017.05.004  1
2017 Rosman L, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Wuensch KL, Cahill J, Sears SF. Contraception and Reproductive Counseling in Women with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. Contraception. PMID 28578148 DOI: 10.1016/J.Contraception.2017.05.003  1
2017 Gopinathannair R, Lerew DR, Cross NJ, Sears SF, Brown S, Olshansky B. Longitudinal changes in quality of life following ICD implant and the impact of age, gender, and ICD shocks: observations from the INTRINSIC RV trial. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing. PMID 28220279 DOI: 10.1007/S10840-017-0233-Y  1
2017 Kondo Y, Sasaki S, Sears S, Okamoto M, Gerritse B, Schloss E, Meijer A, Auricchio A, Sterns L, Kurita T. P1742Assessment of quality of life and ICD shock-related anxiety in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: the PainFree SST study Ep Europace. 19: iii379-iii379. DOI: 10.1093/Ehjci/Eux161.052  0.01
2017 Burch AE, Sager DM, Sears SF, Vaughan T, Cieszko A, Alhosaini H. Wireless Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring Improves Physical Activity of Heart Failure Patients Journal of Cardiac Failure. 23. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cardfail.2017.07.237  1
2016 Chelu MG, Gunderson BD, Koehler J, Ziegler PD, Sears SF. Patient Activity Decreases and Mortality Increases After the Onset of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. Jacc. Clinical Electrophysiology. 2: 518-523. PMID 29759876 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jacep.2016.01.015  1
2016 Rhodes A, Rosman L, Cahill J, Ingles J, Murray B, Tichnell C, James CA, Sears SF. Minding the Genes: a Multidisciplinary Approach towards Genetic Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease. Journal of Genetic Counseling. PMID 27695998 DOI: 10.1007/S10897-016-0017-Z  1
2016 Ford J, Rosman L, Wuensch K, Irvine J, Sears SF. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress in Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Traumatic Stress. PMID 27415850 DOI: 10.1002/Jts.22111  1
2016 Garimella RS, Sears SF, Gehi AK. Depression and Physical Inactivity as Confounding the Effect of Obesity on Atrial Fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology. PMID 27067618 DOI: 10.1016/J.Amjcard.2016.03.012  1
2016 Richards K, Freeman LK, Sears SF. The Influence of Social Media Use, Online Information Seeking, and Acceptance on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patient Shock Anxiety Journal of Consumer Health On the Internet. 20: 156-166. DOI: 10.1080/15398285.2016.1201787  1
2016 Gallagher J, Murphy G, Caramlau I, Lewis C, Ruane A, Doyle F, Sears S, Pender N, Sheahan R, McAdam B. Device Acceptance in ICD Patients: Shock Anxiety, Insomnia or Both? Journal of Cardiac Failure. 22. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cardfail.2016.06.252  1
2016 De La Uz CM, Cutitta KE, Sears SF. Beyond the cardiac device: Comprehensive care of children and young adults with implantable cardiac devices Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Including the Fetus and Young Adult: Ninth Edition. 2.  1
2015 Rosman L, Ford J, Whited A, Cahill J, Lampert R, Mosesso VN, Lawless C, Sears SF. Compound risk: History of traumatic stress predicts posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and severity in sudden cardiac arrest survivors. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing : Journal of the Working Group On Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology. PMID 25994154 DOI: 10.1177/1474515115587165  1
2015 Qintar M, George JJ, Panko M, Bea S, Broer KA, St John J, Blissett KA, Ching E, Sears SF, Pedersen SS, Pozuelo L, Chung MK. A prospective study of anxiety in ICD patients with a pilot randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with moderate to severe anxiety. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing. 43: 65-75. PMID 25779222 DOI: 10.1007/S10840-015-9990-7  1
2015 Sears SF, Whited A, Koehler J, Gunderson B. Examination of the differential impacts of antitachycardia pacing vs. shock on patient activity in the EMPIRIC study. Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of the Working Groups On Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology. 17: 417-23. PMID 25600766 DOI: 10.1093/Europace/Euu305  1
2015 Sears SF, Whited A, Volosin KJ. Enhancing patient care by estimation and discussion of risk for ICD shock. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 38: 1-7. PMID 25487055 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.12547  1
2015 Rosman L, Whited A, Lampert R, Mosesso VN, Lawless C, Sears SF. Cardiac anxiety after sudden cardiac arrest: Severity, predictors and clinical implications. International Journal of Cardiology. 181: 73-6. PMID 25482282 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ijcard.2014.11.115  1
2014 Cutitta K, Ladd R, Buzenski J, Fairbrother D, Sears SF. Heart smart guide for young patients with cardiac devices Circulation. 131: e330-e334. PMID 25645615 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.114.010563  1
2014 Tichnell C, James CA, Murray B, Tandri H, Sears SF, Calkins H. Cardiology patient page. Patient's guide to arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: past to present. Circulation. 130: e89-92. PMID 25210100 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.113.004845  1
2014 McCrae CS, Roth AJ, Ford J, Crew EC, Conti JB, Berry RB, Sears SF. Sleep, Psychosocial Functioning, and Device-specific Adjustment in Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs). Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 1-18. PMID 25174823 DOI: 10.1080/15402002.2014.941064  1
2014 Torrent DJ, Maness MR, Capps TC, Sears SF, Whited AL, Yamaguchi DJ, Parker FM, Stoner MC. Impact of psychological factors on objective ambulatory measures in patients with intermittent claudication. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 60: 708-14. PMID 24797550 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jvs.2014.03.281  1
2014 Cutitta KE, Woodrow LK, Ford J, Shea J, Fischer A, Hazelton G, Sears SF. Shocktivity: ability and avoidance of daily activity behaviors in ICD patients. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. 34: 241-7. PMID 24667666 DOI: 10.1097/Hcr.0000000000000055  1
2014 Rosman L, Cahill JM, McCammon SL, Sears SF. Sexual health concerns in patients with cardiovascular disease. Circulation. 129: e313-6. PMID 24493810 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.113.004846  1
2014 Hazelton AG, Sears SF, Ford J, Cahill J, Nekkanti R, Deantonio H, Ottoboni L, Norton L, Wang P. Decisional balance among potential implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients: development of the ICD-decision analysis scale (ICD-DAS). Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 37: 63-72. PMID 24219117 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.12253  1
2014 Thompson TS, Barksdale DJ, Sears SF, Mounsey JP, Pursell I, Gehi AK. The effect of anxiety and depression on symptoms attributed to atrial fibrillation. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 37: 439-46. PMID 24215267 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.12292  1
2014 Ford J, Sears S, Ramza B, Reynolds DW, Nguyen P, Fedewa M, House J, Kennedy P, Thompson R, Murray C. The Registry Evaluating Functional Outcomes of Resynchronization Management (REFORM): quality of life and psychological functioning in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 25: 43-51. PMID 24102945 DOI: 10.1111/Jce.12257  1
2014 Toise SC, Sears SF, Schoenfeld MH, Blitzer ML, Marieb MA, Drury JH, Slade MD, Donohue TJ. Psychosocial and cardiac outcomes of yoga for ICD patients: a randomized clinical control trial. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 37: 48-62. PMID 23981048 DOI: 10.1111/Pace.12252  1
2014 Lawless CE, Lampert R, Derian L, Sears S, Carney B, Mosseso V. Association Between Prodromal Symptoms, Exercise, And Sudden Cardiac Arrest: National Survey Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivors Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 63. DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(14)61654-5  1
2014 Gallagher J, Lewis C, Ruane A, Ruth B, Salim T, Doyle F, Sears S, Toole B, Pender N, Sheahan R, McAdam B. The Impact of Insomnia on Device Acceptance and Quality of Life in Cardiac Patients Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Journal of Cardiac Failure. 20. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cardfail.2014.06.173  1
2013 Al-Khatib SM, Fonarow GC, Hayes DL, Curtis AB, Sears SF, Sanders GD, Hernandez AF, Mirro MJ, Thomas KL, Eapen ZJ, Russo AM, Yancy CW. Performance measures to promote quality improvement in sudden cardiac arrest prevention and treatment. American Heart Journal. 165: 862-8. PMID 23708156 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ahj.2013.02.010  1
2013 Hazelton G, Al-Khatib SM, Fonarow GC, Thomas KL, Hayes D, Sanders GD, Campbell SM, Yancy C, Peterson ED, Sears S. Assessment of the quality of existing patient educational tools focused on sudden cardiac arrest: a systematic evaluation by the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Thought Leadership Alliance. Patient Preference and Adherence. 7: 361-8. PMID 23641150 DOI: 10.2147/Ppa.S42637  1
2013 Sears SF, Woodrow L, Cutitta K, Ford J, Shea JB, Cahill J. A patient's guide to living confidently with chronic heart failure. Circulation. 127: e525-8. PMID 23547183 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.112.000734  1
2013 Ford J, Sears SF, Shea JB, Cahill J. Cardiology patient page. Coping with trauma and stressful events as a patient with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Circulation. 127: e426-30. PMID 23357666 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.112.127563  1
2013 Sears SF, Ford J, Cahill J. Modern-day patient challenge: manage cardiac disease, accept devices, and minimize distress. Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of the Working Groups On Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology. 15: 311-2. PMID 23118002 DOI: 10.1093/Europace/Eus355  1
2013 Wilson MH, Engelke MK, Sears SF, Swanson M, Neil JA. Disease-specific quality of life-patient acceptance: racial and gender differences in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 28: 285-93. PMID 22580627 DOI: 10.1097/Jcn.0B013E31824E072E  1
2013 Torrent DJ, Maness MR, Capps TW, Parker FM, Powell CS, Bogey WM, Zink JN, Sears SF, Whited AL, Stoner MC. The Impact of Personality Type on Objective Ambulatory Measures in Patients with Intermittent Claudication Journal of Vascular Surgery. 58: 1729-1730. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jvs.2013.10.016  1
2012 Dimsdale C, Dimsdale A, Ford J, Shea JB, Sears SF. My child needs or has an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: what should I do? Circulation. 126: e244-7. PMID 23071179 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.112.098541  1
2012 Dunbar SB, Dougherty CM, Sears SF, Carroll DL, Goldstein NE, Mark DB, McDaniel G, Pressler SJ, Schron E, Wang P, Zeigler VL. Educational and psychological interventions to improve outcomes for recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators and their families: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 126: 2146-72. PMID 23008437 DOI: 10.1161/Cir.0B013E31825D59Fd  1
2012 Goli NM, Thompson T, Sears SF, Mounsey JP, Chung E, Schwartz J, Wood K, Walker J, Guise K, Gehi AK. Educational attainment is associated with atrial fibrillation symptom severity. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 35: 1090-6. PMID 22817646 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2012.03482.X  0.52
2012 Ford J, Finch JF, Woodrow LK, Cutitta KE, Shea J, Fischer A, Hazelton G, Sears SF. The Florida Shock Anxiety Scale (FSAS) for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: testing factor structure, reliability, and validity of a previously established measure. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 35: 1146-53. PMID 22758923 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2012.03455.X  1
2012 Gehi AK, Sears S, Goli N, Walker TJ, Chung E, Schwartz J, Wood KA, Guise K, Mounsey JP. Psychopathology and symptoms of atrial fibrillation: implications for therapy. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 23: 473-8. PMID 22429764 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8167.2011.02264.X  1
2012 James CA, Tichnell C, Murray B, Daly A, Sears SF, Calkins H. General and disease-specific psychosocial adjustment in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a large cohort study. Circulation. Cardiovascular Genetics. 5: 18-24. PMID 22238189 DOI: 10.1161/Circgenetics.111.960898  1
2012 Versteeg H, Starrenburg A, Denollet J, Palen Jv, Sears SF, Pedersen SS. Monitoring device acceptance in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients using the Florida Patient Acceptance Survey. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 35: 283-93. PMID 22229519 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2011.03299.X  1
2012 Jacob S, Panaich SS, Zalawadiya SK, McKelvey G, Abraham G, Aravindhakshan R, Sears SF, Conti JB, Marsh HM. Phantom shocks unmasked: clinical data and proposed mechanism of memory reactivation of past traumatic shocks in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing. 34: 205-13. PMID 22183617 DOI: 10.1007/S10840-011-9640-7  1
2012 Toise S, Sears S, Schoenfeld M, Blitzer M, Marieb M, Drury J, Slade M, Donohue T. P02.35. Methodology in integrative medicine research: challenges and solutions from a randomized clinical control trial using adapted yoga Bmc Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 12. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-12-S1-P91  0.01
2012 Hazelton AG, Sears SF, Rodriguez E. Atrial fibrillation: A biopsychosocial approach to patient management Stress Proof the Heart: Behavioral Interventions For Cardiac Patients. 2147483647: 45-60. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5650-7_4  1
2012 Kirian K, Sears SF, Deantonio H. Sudden cardiac arrest: A biopsychosocial approach to patient management of ventricular fibrillation and implantable cardioverter defibrillators Stress Proof the Heart: Behavioral Interventions For Cardiac Patients. 2147483647: 25-43. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5650-7_3  1
2011 Eapen ZJ, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC, Sanders GD, Yancy CW, Sears SF, Carlson MD, Curtis AB, Hall LL, Hayes DL, Hernandez AF, Mirro M, Prystowsky E, Russo AM, Thomas KL, et al. Quality of care for sudden cardiac arrest: Proposed steps to improve the translation of evidence into practice. American Heart Journal. 162: 222-31. PMID 21835281 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ahj.2011.04.021  1
2011 Sears SF, Hauf JD, Kirian K, Hazelton G, Conti JB. Posttraumatic stress and the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patient: what the electrophysiologist needs to know. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 4: 242-50. PMID 21505176 DOI: 10.1161/Circep.110.957670  1
2011 Vazquez LD, Staples NL, Sears SF, Klodell CT. Psychosocial functioning of patients after endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association For Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 39: 1018-21. PMID 21466961 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ejcts.2011.01.059  1
2011 Chair SY, Lee CK, Choi KC, Sears SF. Quality of life outcomes in chinese patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 34: 858-67. PMID 21410723 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2011.03048.X  1
2011 Irvine J, Firestone J, Ong L, Cribbie R, Dorian P, Harris L, Ritvo P, Katz J, Newman D, Cameron D, Johnson S, Bilanovic A, Hill A, O'Donnell S, Sears S. A randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy tailored to psychological adaptation to an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Psychosomatic Medicine. 73: 226-33. PMID 21321256 DOI: 10.1097/Psy.0B013E31820Afc63  1
2011 Sears SF, Hazelton AG, St Amant J, Matchett M, Kovacs A, Vazquez LD, Fairbrother D, Redfearn S, Hanisch D, Dubin A, Cannon BC, Fishbach P, Kanter R, Bryant RM. Quality of life in pediatric patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. The American Journal of Cardiology. 107: 1023-7. PMID 21256464 DOI: 10.1016/J.Amjcard.2010.11.027  1
2011 Keren A, Sears SF, Nery P, Shaw J, Green MS, Lemery R, Gollob MH, Amyotte B, Birnie DH. Psychological adjustment in ICD patients living with advisory fidelis leads. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 22: 57-63. PMID 20731739 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8167.2010.01867.X  1
2011 Ford J, Cutitta KE, Woodrow LK, Kirian K, Sears SF. Caring for the Heart and Mind in ICD Patients Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics. 3: 451-462. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ccep.2011.05.010  1
2011 Ramza B, Sears SF, Murray C, House J, Kennedy P, Thompson R, Fedewa MM. Longitudinal Investigation of Patient Centric Outcomes: Comparisons between CRT-D vs. ICD Patients Journal of Cardiac Failure. 17. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cardfail.2011.06.273  1
2010 Cross NJ, McCrae CS, Smith KM, Conti JB, Sears SF. Comparison of actigraphic and subjective measures of sleep in implantable cardioverter defibrillator and coronary artery disease patients. Clinical Cardiology. 33: 753-9. PMID 21184559 DOI: 10.1002/Clc.20827  1
2010 Kong MH, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC, Sanders GD, Yancy CW, Russo AM, Curtis AB, Sears SF, Thomas KL, Campbell S, Carlson MD, Chiames C, Cook NL, Hayes DL, LaRue M, et al. Addressing disparities in sudden cardiac arrest care and the underutilization of effective therapies. American Heart Journal. 160: 605-18. PMID 20934553 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ahj.2010.07.011  1
2010 Vazquez LD, Sears SF, Shea JB, Vazquez PM. Sexual health for patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Circulation. 122: e465-7. PMID 20876441 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.110.949628  1
2010 Sears SF, Kirian K. Shock and patient-centered outcomes research: is an ICD shock still a critical event? Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 33: 1437-41. PMID 20727093 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2010.02872.X  1
2010 Vazquez LD, Conti JB, Sears SF. Female-specific education, management, and lifestyle enhancement for implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients: the FEMALE-ICD study. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 33: 1131-40. PMID 20487354 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2010.02787.X  1
2010 Dixit NK, Vazquez LD, Cross NJ, Kuhl EA, Serber ER, Kovacs A, Dede DE, Conti JB, Sears SF. Cardiac resynchronization therapy: a pilot study examining cognitive change in patients before and after treatment. Clinical Cardiology. 33: 84-8. PMID 20186985 DOI: 10.1002/Clc.20710  1
2010 Irvine J, Stanley J, Ong L, Cribbie R, Ritvo P, Katz J, Dorian P, O'Donnell S, Harris L, Cameron D, Hill A, Newman D, Johnson SN, Bilanovic A, Sears SF. Acceptability of a cognitive behavior therapy intervention to implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy. 24: 246-264. DOI: 10.1891/0889-8391.24.4.246  1
2009 Mishkin JD, Saxonhouse SJ, Woo GW, Burkart TA, Miles WM, Conti JB, Schofield RS, Sears SF, Aranda JM. Appropriate evaluation and treatment of heart failure patients after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator discharge: time to go beyond the initial shock. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 54: 1993-2000. PMID 19926003 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jacc.2009.07.039  1
2009 Hazelton AG, Sears SF, Kirian K, Matchett M, Shea J. Cardiology Patient Page. Coping with my partner's ICD and cardiac disease. Circulation. 120: e73-6. PMID 19738146 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.109.877613  1
2009 Sears SF, St Amant JB, Zeigler V. Psychosocial considerations for children and young adolescents with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: an update. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 32: S80-2. PMID 19602170 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2009.02391.X  1
2009 Sears SF, Matchett M, Conti JB. Effective management of ICD patient psychosocial issues and patient critical events. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20: 1297-304. PMID 19563356 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8167.2009.01526.X  1
2009 Hirsh AT, Sears SF, Conti JB. Cognitive and behavioral treatments for anxiety and depression in a patient with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD): a case report and clinical discussion. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 16: 270-9. PMID 19404725 DOI: 10.1007/S10880-009-9160-0  1
2009 Kuhl EA, Sears SF, Vazquez LD, Conti JB. Patient-assisted computerized education for recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a randomized controlled trial of the PACER program. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 24: 225-31. PMID 19390340 DOI: 10.1097/Jcn.0B013E31819C143D  1
2009 Kirian KB, Sears SF, Shea JB. Cardiology patient pages. How to respond to an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator recall. Circulation. 119: e189-91. PMID 19204309 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.810606  1
2009 Pedersen SS, Sears SF, Burg MM, Van Den Broek KC. Does ICD indication affect quality of life and levels of distress? Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 32: 153-6. PMID 19170902 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2008.02196.X  1
2009 Kron J, Aranda JM, Miles WM, Burkart TA, Woo GW, Saxonhouse SJ, Sears SF, Conti JB. Benefit of cardiac resynchronization in elderly patients: results from the Multicenter InSync Randomized Clinical Evaluation (MIRACLE) and Multicenter InSync ICD Randomized Clinical Evaluation (MIRACLE-ICD) trials. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing. 25: 91-6. PMID 19152106 DOI: 10.1007/S10840-008-9330-2  1
2009 Matchett M, Sears SF, Hazelton G, Kirian K, Wilson E, Nekkanti R. The implantable cardioverter defibrillator: its history, current psychological impact and future. Expert Review of Medical Devices. 6: 43-50. PMID 19105779 DOI: 10.1586/17434440.6.1.43  1
2009 Birnie DH, Sears SF, Green MS, Lemery R, Gollob MH, Amyotte B. No long-term psychological morbidity living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator under advisory: the Medtronic Marquis experience. Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of the Working Groups On Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology. 11: 26-30. PMID 19010798 DOI: 10.1093/Europace/Eun317  1
2009 Kovacs AH, Saidi AS, Kuhl EA, Sears SF, Silversides C, Harrison JL, Ong L, Colman J, Oechslin E, Nolan RP. Depression and anxiety in adult congenital heart disease: predictors and prevalence. International Journal of Cardiology. 137: 158-64. PMID 18707776 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ijcard.2008.06.042  1
2008 Vazquez LD, Kuhl EA, Shea JB, Kirkness A, Lemon J, Whalley D, Conti JB, Sears SF. Age-specific differences in women with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: an international multi center study. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 31: 1528-34. PMID 19067804 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2008.01223.X  1
2008 Pedersen SS, Spindler H, Johansen JB, Mortensen PT, Sears SF. Correlates of patient acceptance of the cardioverter defibrillator: cross-validation of the Florida Patient Acceptance Survey in Danish patients. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 31: 1168-77. PMID 18834469 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2008.01158.X  1
2008 Shea JB, Sears SF. Cardiology patient pages. A patient's guide to living with atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 117: e340-3. PMID 18490529 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.108.780577  1
2008 Sears SF, Vazquez LD, Matchett M, Pitzalis M. State-of-the-art: Anxiety management in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators Stress and Health. 24: 239-248. DOI: 10.1002/Smi.1200  1
2007 Conti JB, Sears SF. Cardiac resynchronization therapy: can we make our heart failure patients smarter? Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. 118: 153-64. PMID 18528499  1
2007 Saidi AS, Paolillo J, Fricker FJ, Sears SF, Kovacs AH. Biomedical and psychosocial evaluation of "cured" adults with congenital heart disease. Congenital Heart Disease. 2: 44-54. PMID 18377516 DOI: 10.1111/J.1747-0803.2007.00071.X  1
2007 Pedersen SS, van den Broek KC, Sears SF. Psychological intervention following implantation of an implantable defibrillator: a review and future recommendations. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 30: 1546-54. PMID 18070312 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2007.00905.X  1
2007 Passman R, Subacius H, Ruo B, Schaechter A, Howard A, Sears SF, Kadish A. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators and quality of life: results from the defibrillators in nonischemic cardiomyopathy treatment evaluation study. Archives of Internal Medicine. 167: 2226-32. PMID 17998496 DOI: 10.1001/Archinte.167.20.2226  1
2007 Serber ER, Sears SF, Nielsen CD, Spencer WH, Smith KM. Depression, anxiety, and quality of life in patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy three months after alcohol septal ablation. The American Journal of Cardiology. 100: 1592-7. PMID 17996525 DOI: 10.1016/J.Amjcard.2007.06.063  1
2007 Stutts LA, Conti JB, Aranda JM, Miles WM, Burkart TA, Sears SF. Patient evaluation of ICD recall communication strategies: a vignette study. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 30: 1105-11. PMID 17725753 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2007.00820.X  1
2007 Sears SF, Sowell LD, Kuhl EA, Kovacs AH, Serber ER, Handberg E, Kneipp SM, Zineh I, Conti JB. The ICD shock and stress management program: a randomized trial of psychosocial treatment to optimize quality of life in ICD patients. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 30: 858-64. PMID 17584267 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2007.00773.X  1
2007 Sowell LV, Sears SF, Walker RL, Kuhl EA, Conti JB. Anxiety and marital adjustment in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator and their spouses. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. 27: 46-9. PMID 17474644 DOI: 10.1097/01.Hcr.0000265027.79649.6A  1
2007 Stutts LA, Cross NJ, Conti JB, Sears SF. Examination of research trends on patient factors in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Clinical Cardiology. 30: 64-8. PMID 17326060 DOI: 10.1002/clc.20035  1
2006 Kuhl EA, Sears SF, Conti JB. Using computers to improve the psychosocial care of implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 29: 1426-33. PMID 17201853 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2006.00558.X  1
2006 Sears SF, Stutts LA, Aranda JM, Handberg EM, Conti JB. Managing congestive heart failure patient factors in the device era. Congestive Heart Failure (Greenwich, Conn.). 12: 335-40. PMID 17170588 DOI: 10.1111/J.1527-5299.2006.05405.X  1
2006 Kuhl EA, Sears SF, Conti JB. Internet-based behavioral change and psychosocial care for patients with cardiovascular disease: a review of cardiac disease-specific applications. Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care. 35: 374-82. PMID 17137938 DOI: 10.1016/J.Hrtlng.2006.02.004  1
2006 Kovacs AH, Silversides C, Saidi A, Sears SF. The role of the psychologist in adult congenital heart disease. Cardiology Clinics. 24: 607-18, vi. PMID 17098514 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ccl.2006.08.003  1
2006 Sowell LV, Kuhl EA, Sears SF, Klodell CT, Conti JB. Device implant technique and consideration of body image: specific procedures for implantable cardioverter defibrillators in female patients. Journal of Women's Health (2002). 15: 830-5. PMID 16999638 DOI: 10.1089/Jwh.2006.15.830  1
2006 Sears SF, Conti JB. Psychological aspects of cardiac devices and recalls in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. The American Journal of Cardiology. 98: 565-7. PMID 16893718 DOI: 10.1016/J.Amjcard.2006.02.066  1
2006 Kovacs AH, Feigofsky S, Goff JS, Saidi AS, Curtis AB, Conti JB, Sears SF. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator implant-explant-implant case study: addressing the psychological adjustment to multiple shocks. Clinical Cardiology. 29: 274-6. PMID 16796079 DOI: 10.1002/Clc.4960290610  1
2006 Sears SF, Sowell LV, Kuhl EA, Handberg EM, Kron J, Aranda JM, Conti JB. Quality of death: implantable cardioverter defibrillators and proactive care. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 29: 637-42. PMID 16784431 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2006.00412.X  1
2006 Kuhl EA, Dixit NK, Walker RL, Conti JB, Sears SF. Measurement of patient fears about implantable cardioverter defibrillator shock: an initial evaluation of the Florida Shock Anxiety Scale. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 29: 614-8. PMID 16784427 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2006.00408.X  1
2006 Urizar GG, Sears SF. Psychosocial and cultural influences on cardiovascular health and quality of life among Hispanic cardiac patients in South Florida. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 29: 255-68. PMID 16724281 DOI: 10.1007/S10865-006-9050-Y  1
2006 Giacobbi PR, Hardin B, Frye N, Hausenblas HA, Sears S, Stegelin A. A Multi-Level Examination of Personality, Exercise, and Daily Life Events for Individuals with Physical Disabilities Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. 23: 129-147. DOI: 10.1123/Apaq.23.2.129  0.01
2005 Aranda JM, Woo GW, Schofield RS, Handberg EM, Hill JA, Curtis AB, Sears SF, Goff JS, Pauly DF, Conti JB. Management of heart failure after cardiac resynchronization therapy: integrating advanced heart failure treatment with optimal device function. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 46: 2193-8. PMID 16360045 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jacc.2005.03.078  1
2005 Sears SF, Lewis TS, Kuhl EA, Conti JB. Predictors of quality of life in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Psychosomatics. 46: 451-7. PMID 16145190 DOI: 10.1176/Appi.Psy.46.5.451  1
2005 Sears SF, Serber ER, Alvarez LG, Schwartzman DS, Hoyt RH, Ujhelyi MR. Understanding atrial symptom reports: objective versus subjective predictors. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : Pace. 28: 801-7. PMID 16105008 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2005.00171.X  1
2005 Kovacs AH, Sears SF, Saidi AS. Biopsychosocial experiences of adults with congenital heart disease: review of the literature. American Heart Journal. 150: 193-201. PMID 16086917 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ahj.2004.08.025  1
2005 Sirois BC, Sears SF, Marhefka S. Do new drivers equal new donors? An examination of factors influencing organ donation attitudes and behaviors in adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 28: 201-12. PMID 15957575 DOI: 10.1007/S10865-005-3669-Y  1
2005 Sears SF, Shea JB, Conti JB. Cardiology patient page. How to respond to an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock. Circulation. 111: e380-2. PMID 15956139 DOI: 10.1161/Circulationaha.104.508663  1
2005 Todaro JF, Sears SF, Rodrigue JR, Musto K. Organ scarcity and the psychological pre-heart transplant evaluation: a simulation study using community residents. Progress in Transplantation (Aliso Viejo, Calif.). 15: 78-85. PMID 15839376 DOI: 10.7182/Prtr.15.1.W7559870Q591H793  1
2005 Burns JL, Serber ER, Keim S, Sears SF. Measuring patient acceptance of implantable cardiac device therapy: initial psychometric investigation of the Florida Patient Acceptance Survey. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 16: 384-90. PMID 15828880 DOI: 10.1046/J.1540-8167.2005.40134.X  1
2005 Whang W, Albert CM, Sears SF, Lampert R, Conti JB, Wang PJ, Singh JP, Ruskin JN, Muller JE, Mittleman MA. Depression as a predictor for appropriate shocks among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the Triggers of Ventricular Arrhythmias (TOVA) study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 45: 1090-5. PMID 15808769 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jacc.2004.12.053  1
2005 Anton SD, Perri MG, Riley J, Kanasky WF, Rodrigue JR, Sears SF, Martin AD. Differential predictors of adherence in exercise programs with moderate versus higher levels of intensity and frequency Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 27: 171-187. DOI: 10.1123/Jsep.27.2.171  1
2004 Sears SF, Serber ER, Lewis TS, Walker RL, Conners N, Lee JT, Curtis AB, Conti JB. Do positive health expectations and optimism relate to quality-of-life outcomes for the patient with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator? Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 24: 324-31. PMID 15602153 DOI: 10.1097/00008483-200409000-00008  1
2004 Walker RL, Campbell KA, Sears SF, Glenn BA, Sotile R, Curtis AB, Conti JB. Women and the implantable cardioverter defibrillator: a lifespan perspective on key psychosocial issues. Clinical Cardiology. 27: 543-6. PMID 15553302 DOI: 10.1002/CLC.4960271019  1
2004 Shedd OL, Sears SF, Harvill JL, Arshad A, Conti JB, Steinberg JS, Curtis AB. The World Trade Center attack: increased frequency of defibrillator shocks for ventricular arrhythmias in patients living remotely from New York City. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 44: 1265-7. PMID 15364330 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jacc.2004.04.058  1
2004 Sears SF, Kovacs AH, Conti JB, Handberg E. Expanding the scope of practice for cardiac rehabilitation: managing patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 24: 209-15. PMID 15286525 DOI: 10.1097/00008483-200407000-00001  1
2004 Burns JL, Sears SF, Sotile R, Schwartzman DS, Hoyt RH, Alvarez LG, Ujhelyi MR. Do patients accept implantable atrial defibrillation therapy? Results from the Patient Atrial Shock Survey of Acceptance and Tolerance (PASSAT) Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 15: 286-91. PMID 15030417 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8167.2004.03406.X  1
2004 Urizar GG, Sears SF, Handberg E, Conti JB. Psychosocial intervention for a geriatric patient to address fears related to implantable cardioverter defibrillator discharges. Psychosomatics. 45: 140-4. PMID 15016928 DOI: 10.1176/appi.psy.45.2.140  1
2004 Sears SF, Conti JB. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for children and young adolescents: Mortality benefit confirmed - What's next? Heart. 90: 241-242. PMID 14966029 DOI: 10.1136/Hrt.2003.021295  1
2004 Sears SF, Kovacs AH, Azzarello L, Larsen K, Conti JB. Innovations in health psychology: The psychosocial care of adults with implantable cardioverter defibrillators Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 35: 520-526. DOI: 10.1037/0735-7028.35.5.520  1
2004 Whang W, Albert CM, Lampert R, Sears SF, Conti JB, Wang PJ, Ruskin JN, Muller JE, Mittleman MA. 1053-211 A multicenter study of depression as a predictor for appropriate shocks among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43. DOI: 10.1016/S0735-1097(04)90485-8  1
2003 Sirois BC, Sears SF, Bertolet B. Biomedical and psychosocial predictors of anginal frequency in patients following angioplasty with and without coronary stenting. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 26: 535-51. PMID 14677211 DOI: 10.1023/A:1026201818892  1
2003 Deaton C, Dunbar SB, Moloney M, Sears SF, Ujhelyi MR. Patient experiences with atrial fibrillation and treatment with implantable atrial defibrillation therapy. Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care. 32: 291-9. PMID 14528186 DOI: 10.1016/S0147-9563(03)00074-8  1
2003 Serber ER, Sears SF, Sotile RO, Burns JL, Schwartzman DS, Hoyt RH, Alvarez LG, Ujhelyi MR. Sleep quality among patients treated with implantable atrial defibrillation therapy: effect of nocturnal shock delivery and psychological distress. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 14: 960-4. PMID 12950541 DOI: 10.1046/J.1540-8167.2003.03123.X  1
2003 Sears SF, Conti JB. Understanding implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks and storms: Medical and psychosocial considerations for research and clinical care Clinical Cardiology. 26: 107-111. PMID 12685615 DOI: 10.1002/Clc.4960260303  1
2003 Deaton C, Dunbar SB, Moloney M, McGory-Usset M, Sears SF, Ujhelyi M. 1236: Patient experiences with Atrial Fibrillation and Treatment with the Implantable Atrial Defibrillator (IAVD) European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2: 83-84. DOI: 10.1177/147451510300200136  1
2002 Wallace RL, Sears SF, Lewis TS, Griffis JT, Curtis A, Conti JB. Predictors of quality of life in long-term recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 22: 278-81. PMID 12202849 DOI: 10.1097/00008483-200207000-00011  1
2002 Sears SF, Conti JB. Quality of life and psychological functioning of icd patients. Heart (British Cardiac Society). 87: 488-93. PMID 11997430 DOI: 10.1136/Heart.87.5.488  1
2001 Eads AS, Sears SF, Marhefka S, Aranda J, Schofield R, Conti JB. Psychological distress across the course of care: a case study from implantable cardioverter defibrillator to cardiac transplantation evaluation. Clinical Cardiology. 24: 627-9. PMID 11558846 DOI: 10.1002/Clc.4960240911  1
2001 Sears S.F. J, Burns JL, Handberg E, Sotile WM, Conti JB. Young at heart: Understanding the unique psychosocial adjustment of young implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients Pace - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 24: 1113-1117. PMID 11475828 DOI: 10.1046/J.1460-9592.2001.01113.X  0.01
2001 Sears SF, Rauch S, Handberg E, Conti JB. Fear of exertion following ICD storm: considering ICD shock and learning history. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 21: 47-49. PMID 11271657 DOI: 10.1097/00008483-200101000-00009  1
2000 Todaro JF, Fennell EB, Sears SF, Rodrigue JR, Roche AK. Review: cognitive and psychological outcomes in pediatric heart transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 25: 567-76. PMID 11085760 DOI: 10.1093/Jpepsy/25.8.567  1
2000 Sears SF, Todaro JF, Urizar G, Lewis TS, Sirois B, Wallace R, Sotile W, Curtis AB, Conti JB. Assessing the psychosocial impact of the ICD: A national survey of implantable cardioverter defibrillator health care providers Pace - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 23: 939-945. PMID 10879376 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.2000.Tb00878.X  1
2000 Eads AS, Sears SF, Sotile WM, Conti JB. Supportive communication with implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients: seven principles to facilitate psychosocial adjustment. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 20: 109-14. PMID 10763158 DOI: 10.1097/00008483-200003000-00004  1
2000 Sears SF, Marhefka SL, Rodrigue JR, Campbell C. The role of patients' ability to pay, gender, and smoking history on public attitudes toward cardiac transplant allocation: an experimental investigation. Health Psychology : Official Journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 19: 192-6. PMID 10762103 DOI: 10.1037/0278-6133.19.2.192  1
2000 Sears SF, Urizar GG, Evans GD. Examining a stress-coping model of burnout and depression in extension agents Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 5: 56-62. PMID 10658885 DOI: 10.1037/1076-8998.5.1.56  1
2000 Sears SF, Wallace R, Burns J, Lewis TS, Curtis AB, Conti JB. Investigating The Impact Of Icd Storm On Quality Of Life Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 20: 291. DOI: 10.1097/00008483-200009000-00022  1
1999 Sears SF, Conti JB, Curtis AB, Saia TL, Foote R, Wen F. Affective distress and implantable cardioverter defibrillators: Cases for psychological and behavioral interventions Pace - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 22: 1831-1834. PMID 10642142 DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-8159.1999.Tb00422.X  1
1999 Streisand RM, Rodrigue JR, Sears SF, Perri MG, Davis GL, Banko CG. A psychometric normative database for pre-liver transplantation evaluations: The Florida cohort 1991-1996 Psychosomatics. 40: 479-485. PMID 10581975 DOI: 10.1016/S0033-3182(99)71185-0  1
1999 Collins MW, Grindel SH, Lovell MR, Dede DE, Moser DJ, Phalin BR, Nogle S, Wasik M, Cordry D, Daugherty KM, Sears SF, Nicolette G, Indelicato P, McKeag DB. Relationship between concussion and neuropsychological performance in college football players. Jama. 282: 964-70. PMID 10485682 DOI: 10.1001/Jama.282.10.964  1
1999 Sears SF, Todaro JF, Lewis TS, Sotile W, Conti JB. Examining the psychosocial impact of implantable cardioverter defibrillators: A literature review Clinical Cardiology. 22: 481-489. PMID 10410293 DOI: 10.1002/CLC.4960220709  1
1999 Sears SF, Danda CE, Evans GD. PRIME-MD and rural primary care: Detecting depression in a low-income rural population Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 30: 357-360. DOI: 10.1037//0735-7028.30.4.357  1
1999 Sears SF, Rodrigue JR, Sirois BC, Urizar GG, Perri MG. Extending Psychometric Norms for Pre-Cardiac Transplantation Evaluations: The Florida Cohort, 1990-1996 Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 6: 303-316. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026247923264  1
1999 Kolchakian MR, Sears SF. Religious coping in college students Journal of Religion and Health. 38: 115-125. DOI: 10.1023/A:1022973908467  1
1998 Sears SF, Evans GD, Perry NW. Innovations in training: The University of Florida rural psychology program Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 29: 504-507. DOI: 10.1037//0735-7028.29.5.504  1
1998 Rodrigue JR, Hoffman SJ, Park TL, Sears SF. Perceptions of Liver Transplant Candidates with or Without an Alcohol Use History Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 5: 199-211. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026263215937  1
1998 Conti JB, Sears SF, Mirabal G. Psychological Complications of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy Cardiac Electrophysiology Review. 2: 342-344.  1
1997 Perri MG, Martin AD, Leermakers EA, Sears SF, Notelovitz M. Effects of group- versus home-based exercise in the treatment of obesity Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 65: 278-285. PMID 9086691 DOI: 10.1037//0022-006x.65.2.278  1
1997 Sears SF, Rodrigue JR, Greene AF, Fauerbach P, Mills RM. Religious coping and heart transplantation: From threat to health Journal of Religion and Health. 36: 345-351. DOI: 10.1023/A:1027485226293  1
1996 Dubbert PM, Sears SF. The effects of alcohol use reduction upon coronary heart disease and blood pressure Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. 13: 1-18. DOI: 10.1300/J005V13N01_01  1
1995 Sears SF, Rodrigue JR, Greene AF, Mills RM. Predicting quality of life with a pretransplantation assessment battery: A prospective study of cardiac recipients. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 2: 335-55. PMID 24226414 DOI: 10.1007/Bf01991681  1
1994 Sears SF, Greene AF. Religious coping and the threat of heart transplantation. Journal of Religion and Health. 33: 221-9. PMID 24264028 DOI: 10.1007/Bf02354913  1
1994 Greene AF, Sears SF. Psychometric assessment of cardiac transplantation candidates. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 1: 135-47. PMID 24227288 DOI: 10.1007/Bf01999742  1
1993 Greene AF, Sears SF, Clark JE. Anger and sports participation. Psychological Reports. 72: 523-9. PMID 8488234 DOI: 10.2466/Pr0.1993.72.2.523  1
1993 Perri MG, Sears SF, Clark JE. Strategies for improving maintenance of weight loss. Toward a continuous care model of obesity management. Diabetes Care. 16: 200-9. PMID 8422776 DOI: 10.2337/Diacare.16.1.200  1
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