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Alan Christensen

Alan Christensen
Professor, Collegiate Fellow
Ph.D., University of Utah, 1993
102 STH
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Research Interests

Clinical health psychology, Adjustment to chronic illness, Medical regimen adherence, Patient-provider interaction, Health services research, Personality and health

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Representative Publications

Van Liew, JR, Brock, RL, Christensen, AJ, Karnell, L., Pagedar, N., Funk, G. (2017). Unintentional weight loss after head and neck cancer: A dynamic relationship with depressive symptoms. Head and Neck, 39(2), 370-379. DOI: 10.1002/hed.24601  

Howren, M.B., Kellerman, Q.D., Hillis, S.L., Cvengros, J., Lawton, W.J., and Christensen, A.J. (2016).  Behavioral Self-Regulation Intervention on Patient Adherence in Hemodialysis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50(2), 167-176. doi:10.1007/s12160-015-9741-0

Van Liew, J.R., Christensen, A.J., Howren, M.B., Karnell, L.H., Funk, G.F. (2014).  Fear of Recurrence Impacts Health Related Quality of Life and Continued Tobacco Use in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors. Health Psychology, 33(4), 373-381. doi: 10.1037/a0032680.

Christensen, A.J., Van Liew, J.R., Kellerman, Q.D. (2014). Depression in Chronic Kidney Disease: A context for comorbidity.  The Oxford Handbook of Depression and Comorbidity, C. Richards and M. O’Hara, Editors.

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