Sarah McCarthy, PhD, MPH, LP

  • 1251 Citations
  • 15 Scopus h-Index
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 1251 Citations
  • 15 Scopus h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
2019

Inclusion of children in the initial conversation about their cancer diagnosis: impact on parent experiences of the communication process

McCarthy, S., Kang, T. I. & Mack, J. W., Apr 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 4, p. 1319-1324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Neoplasms
Parents
Qualitative Research
Standard of Care
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of the “Day 100 Talk”: Addressing existing communication gaps during the early cancer treatment period in childhood cancer

Feraco, A. M., McCarthy, S., Gagne, J., Sullivan, A., Block, S. D. & Wolfe, J., Jun 1 2018, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 65, 6, e26972.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Interviews
Neoplasms
Parents
Focus Groups
2017
21 Citations (Scopus)

Communication preferences of pediatric cancer patients: talking about prognosis and their future life

McCarthy, S., Fasciano, K. & Mack, J. W., Mar 1 2017, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 25, 3, p. 769-774 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Pediatrics
Health Personnel
Neoplasms
Interviews

How a child with cancer moved from vulnerability to resilience

Danaher, T. S., McCarthy, S., Pickard, L. S. S., Mack, J. W. & Berry, L. L., Sep 20 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 35, 27, p. 3169-3171 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Preparing youth with cancer for amputation: A systematic review

Loucas, C. A., McCarthy, S., Bedoya, S. Z., Muriel, A. C. & Wiener, L., Jul 4 2017, In : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 35, 4, p. 483-493 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amputation
Neoplasms
Pediatrics
Social Adjustment
Vulnerable Populations
1 Citation (Scopus)

The impact of cancer and its treatment on the growth and development of the pediatric patient

McCarthy, S., Wolfe, J. & Samsel, C., Feb 1 2017, In : Current Pediatric Reviews. 13, 1, p. 24-33 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Growth and Development
Pediatrics
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Standard of Care
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A social program for adolescent and young adult survivors of pediatric brain tumors: The power of a shared medical experience

Liptak, C., Brinkman, T., Bronson, A., Delaney, B., Chordas, C., McCarthy, S., Patenaude, A. F., Muriel, A. C. & Manley, P., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 34, 6, p. 493-511 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Neoplasms
Survivors
Young Adult
Pediatrics
Social Support
22 Citations (Scopus)

Communication Skills Training in Pediatric Oncology: Moving Beyond Role Modeling

Feraco, A. M., McCarthy, S., Mack, J. W., Kesselheim, J. C., Block, S. D. & Wolfe, J., Jun 1 2016, In : Pediatric blood & cancer. 63, 6, p. 966-972 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Communication
Pediatrics
Hope
Practice Guidelines
Fertility

Genetic Testing and Psychology

McCarthy, S. & Patenaude, A. F., Nov 25 2016, Molecular Diagnostics: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 445-457 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Genetic Testing
Medicine
Psychology
Translational Medical Research
Health Behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for fatigue in adolescent and young adult pediatric brain tumor survivors: accuracy of a single-item screening measure

McCarthy, S., Chordas, C., Liptak, C., Manley, P. & Recklitis, C., Aug 1 2016, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 24, 8, p. 3581-3587 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Neoplasms
Fatigue
Young Adult
Pediatrics
Thermometers
1 Citation (Scopus)

What adult cancer care can learn from pediatrics

McCarthy, S., Pickard, L., Mack, J. W. & Berry, L. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of oncology practice. 12, 9, p. 765-767 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2014
20 Citations (Scopus)

Health and well-being in adolescent survivors of early childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

Mertens, A. C., McCarthy, S., Ness, K. K., Li, Z., Mitby, P. A., Riley, A., Patenaude, A. F. & Zeltzer, L., Jan 1 2014, In : Psycho-Oncology. 23, 3, p. 266-275 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Welfare
Survivors
Health
Neoplasms
Siblings
2013
17 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of family psychosocial functioning in survivors of pediatric cancer using the PAT2.0

Gilleland, J., Reed-Knight, B., McCarthy, S., Griffin, A., Wasilewski-Masker, K., Meacham, L. & Mertens, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 9, p. 2133-2139 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Pediatrics
Survival Rate
Neoplasms
Psychology
2012

Evaluation of Sleep in Cancer

Rosen, G. & McCarthy, S., Dec 1 2012, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 379-387 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011
24 Citations (Scopus)

Deconstructing antenatal depression: What is it that matters for neonatal behavioral functioning?

Goodman, S. H., Rouse, M. H., Long, Q., Ji, S. & McCarthy, S., May 1 2011, In : Infant Mental Health Journal. 32, 3, p. 339-361 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Mothers
Newborn Infant
Infant Behavior
Pregnancy
19 Citations (Scopus)

Do adolescent offspring of women with PTSD experience higher levels of chronic and episodic stress?

McCarthy, S., Schechter, J. C., Hammen, C. L., Le Brocque, R. & Brennan, P. A., Aug 1 2011, In : Journal of Traumatic Stress. 24, 4, p. 399-404 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Mothers
Family Relations
Psychopathology
Psychological Stress
57 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep in children with cancer: Case review of 70 children evaluated in a comprehensive pediatric sleep center

Rosen, G. & McCarthy, S., Jul 1 2011, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 19, 7, p. 985-994 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sleep
Pediatrics
Neoplasms
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
2010
74 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of maternal childhood abuse on maternal and infant HPA axis function in the postpartum period

McCarthy, S., Brennan, P. A., Newport, D. J., Smith, A. K., Weiss, T. & Stowe, Z. N., Jun 1 2010, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 35, 5, p. 686-693 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postpartum Period
Mothers
Hydrocortisone
Child Abuse
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
2009
126 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of antenatal and postpartum maternal mental illness: How are the children?

McCarthy, S. & Brennan, P. A., Sep 1 2009, In : Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 52, 3, p. 441-455 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postpartum Period
Mothers
Prospective Studies
Anxiety
Depression
2006
14 Citations (Scopus)

Are adult offspring reliable informants about parental PTSD? A validation study

Yehuda, R., Labinsky, E., Tischler, L., McCarthy, S., Lavin, Y., Blair, W., Bierer, L. M., Goodman, R. Z. & Grossman, R. A., Jan 1 2006, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1071, p. 484-487 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation Studies
Adult Children
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Holocaust
Psychometrics
97 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical correlates of DHEA associated with post-traumatic stress disorder

Yehuda, R., McCarthy, S., Golier, J. A. & Yang, R. K., Sep 1 2006, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 114, 3, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehydroepiandrosterone
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate
Hydrocortisone
Veterans
60 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal Assessment of Cognitive Performance in Holocaust Survivors with and without PTSD

Yehuda, R., Tischler, L., Golier, J. A., Grossman, R., McCarthy, S., Kaufman, S. & Harvey, P. D., Oct 1 2006, In : Biological psychiatry. 60, 7, p. 714-721 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Holocaust
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Survivors
Paired-Associate Learning
Verbal Learning
152 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma neuropeptide Y concentrations in combat exposed veterans: Relationship to trauma exposure, recovery from PTSD, and coping

Yehuda, R., McCarthy, S. & Yang, R. K., Apr 1 2006, In : Biological psychiatry. 59, 7, p. 660-663 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuropeptide Y
Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Wounds and Injuries
91 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of maternal PTSD following in utero trauma exposure on behavior and temperament in the 9-month-old infant

McCarthy, S., Engel, S. M., Canfield, R. L. & Yehuda, R., Jan 1 2006, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1071, p. 454-458 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperament
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Hydrocortisone
Mothers
Wounds and Injuries
48 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between hippocampal volume and declarative memory in a population of combat veterans with and without PTSD

Tischler, L., McCarthy, S., Stavitsky, K., Labinsky, E., Newmark, R., Grossman, R., Buchsbaum, M. S. & Yehuda, R., Jan 1 2006, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1071, p. 405-409 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Verbal Learning
Data storage equipment
Population
2005
394 Citations (Scopus)

Transgenerational effects of posttraumatic stress disorder in babies of mothers exposed to the World Trade Center attacks during pregnancy

Yehuda, R., Engel, S. M., McCarthy, S., Seckl, J., Marcus, S. M. & Berkowitz, G. S., Jul 1 2005, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 90, 7, p. 4115-4118 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Hydrocortisone
Mothers
Pregnancy
Holocaust