Chiara S. Haller
Harvard University
CreativityPsychiatryPsychologyTraumatic brain injuryMedicine
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Publications 28
#1Noga Tsur (TAU: Tel Aviv University)H-Index: 5
#2Chiara S. Haller (Harvard University)H-Index: 9
#1Colin M. Bosma (UMaine: University of Maine)H-Index: 4
#2Nashwa Mansoor (Harvard University)H-Index: 1
Last. Chiara S. Haller (Harvard University)H-Index: 9
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Abstract Objective To investigate the relation between posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptom severity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Design Longitudinal prospective multicenter, cohort study on severe TBI in Switzerland (2007–2011). Setting Hospital, rehabilitation unit, and/or patient's living facility. Participants Patients with severe TBI (N=109) were included in the analyses. Injury severity was determined using the Abbreviated Injury Score...
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#1Chiara S. Haller (Harvard University)H-Index: 9
ABSTRACTBackground: To examine the associations between the functioning of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), and their relatives’ coping style and quality of life across 12 months post-injury.Methods: Prospective, population-based cohort study assessing 188 patients with severe TBI (Abbreviated Injury Scale of the head region [HAIS] score >3), and their relatives, 3, 6 and 12 months post-injury. Data were drawn from a larger national study run in Switzerland (2007–2011). Patient...
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This study examines the influence of the personality of relatives on the trajectories of recovery of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). The present subsample (N = 376) of a larger population-based, prospective, 12-month multicenter cohort study in Switzerland (2007-2011) consists of patients with severe TBI (age ≥ 16) and their relatives. The predictors are the NEO Five-Factor Inventory and time (trajectory of functioning of the patient over time). The outcomes are the patients' ...
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#1Matchen S Keshavan (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 97
#2Shaun M. Eack (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 31
Last. Raymond Y. Cho (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston)H-Index: 21
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Abstract Objective Schizophrenia is characterized by impaired -social and non social cognition both of which lead to functional deficits. These deficits may benefit from cognitive remediation, but the neural underpinnings of such improvements have not been clearly delineated. Methods We conducted a functional magnetic resonance (fMRI) study in early course schizophrenia patients randomly assigned to cognitive enhancement therapy (CET) or enriched supportive therapy (EST) and treated for two year...
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#1Chiara S. Haller (Harvard University)H-Index: 9
#2Colin M. Bosma (Harvard University)H-Index: 4
Last. Ellen J. Langer (Harvard University)H-Index: 41
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Objective The objective of the present investigation was to examine the association of mindful creativity with the trajectory of recovery (emotional, interpersonal, cognitive, and total functioning) of patients with severe TBI.
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#1Chiara S. Haller (Massachusetts Mental Health Center)H-Index: 9
#2Cécile DelhumeauH-Index: 17
Last. Bernhard WalderH-Index: 33
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ABSTRACTObjective: The objective was to investigate disability and health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) 3, 6 and 12 months after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in non-geriatric (≤ 65 years) and geriatric patients (> 65 years).Methods: Patients ≥ 16 years who sustained a severe TBI (Abbreviated Injury Scale of the head region > 3) were included in this prospective, multi-centre study. Outcome measures were Glasgow Outcome Scale Extended (GOSE; disability), SF-12 (HRQoL). Mixed linear model analys...
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#1Adam P. Stern (BIDMC: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)H-Index: 5
#2Aaron D. Boes (BIDMC: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)H-Index: 13
Last. Douglas M. Press (BIDMC: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)H-Index: 27
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Abstract Background Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year. The present study investigated possible preventative factors of nicotine dependence, such as mood and Satisfaction With Life (SWL). Methods Longitudinal Internet survey of 1957 individuals assessed three times at a two week interval (2007–2010). Outcome measures: Cigarette Dependence Scale (CDS), feeling prisoner to cigarettes, smoking cessation, reduction, and relapse. Predictors: Time (i.e. trajectory of dep...
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