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Jason Owen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Psychology
Presentations    Research Presentations -- International
  • Buzaglo, J., Golant, M., Stephen, J., Gessert, A., Owen, JE., Lieberman, M., Lepore, S., Weiss, E. (May 2010). Facilitating online support groups: A training manual. Paper presented to the 12th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, International Psycho-Oncology Society, in Montreal, Quebec. ( 5/2010 )
  • Wellisch, D., Owen, JE. (June 2009). Daughters of breast cancer patients: A comparison of those with a deceased versus surviving mother. Paper presented to the 11th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, International Psycho-Oncology Society, in Vienna, Austria. ( 6/2009 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Owen, J.E., Bantum, E.O., Sanders, S.L., Thornton, A., & Stanton, A.L. (April, 2008). “Supportive care needs in patients with lung cancer.” Paper presented to the 29th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, CA. ( 10/2008 )
  • Owen, J.E. (March, 2007). “Development and implementation of online psychosocial services for cancer: Proof of concept for a research-based, internet social networking site.” Paper presented to the 4th annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Austin, TX. ( 10/2007 )
  • Owen, J.E., Boxley, L.A., Goldstein, M.S., Breen, N., & Rowland, J. H. (February, 2006).  “A Population based analysis of support group utilization in cancer survivors: A Report from the California Health Interview Survey.” Paper presented to the 3rd annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Amelia Island, FL. ( 10/2006 )
  • Jason Owen. "Use of Support Groups Among Individuals with Cancer: Analysis of California Health Interview Survey Data." American Psychosocial Oncology Society. Amelia Island, FL ( 2/2006 )
  • Owen, J.E., Kawashima, T., Lu, Q., Zebrack, B., Mertens, A., Robison, L., & Zeltzer, L.K. (January, 2005). “Pain prevalence and retrospective incidence in childhood cancer survivors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.” Paper presented to the 2nd annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 29, 2005. ( 10/2005 )
  • Owen, J.E., Bonds, C., & Wellisch, D.K. (February, 2005). “Psychiatric evaluations of heart transplant candidates: Predicting post-transplant hospitalizations, rejection episodes, and survival.” Paper presented to the 6th biennial Conference on Psychiatric, Psychosocial, and Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation, Santa Monica, CA, February 5, 2005. ( 10/2005 )
  • Jason Owen. "Psychiatric evaluations of heart transplant candidates: Predicting post-transplant hospitalizations, rejection episodes, and survival." 6th biennial Conference on Psychiatric, Psychosocial, and Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation. Santa Monica, CA ( 2/2005 )
  • Jason Owen. "Pain prevalence and retrospective incidence in childhood cancer survivors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study." 2nd annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society. Phoenix, AZ ( 1/2005 )
  • Owen, J.E., Klapow, J.C., Turcotte, V.D., Nabell, L., an d Tucker, D.C. (March, 2000). “Psycho-Oncology interventions online: Characteristics of women with breast cancer that predict participation.”  Paper presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Savannah, GA on March 1, 2000. ( 10/2000 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Thornton, A., Stanton, A.L., & Owen, J.E. (April 2010). Predictors of post-traumatic growth after lung cancer. Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington. ( 4/2010 )
  • Hartoonian, N., Ormseth, S., Richards, K., & Owen, J.E. (April 2010). Cancer information-seeking among cancer survivors: Findings from HINTS 2007. Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington. ( 4/2010 )
  • Owen, J.E., Richards, K.L., Abeyesinhe, S., Testerman, L., Ormseth, S., & Hartoonian, N. (April 2010). Population-based recruitment for an online social-networking intervention to treat cancer-related distress. Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington. ( 4/2010 )
  • Sanders, S.L., Bantum, E.O., & Owen, J.E. (April 2010). Evaluation of the Emotion-Generative Model of emotional expression: The difference between self-reports and behavioral markers. ( 4/2010 )
  • Abeyesinhe, S., Thornton, A., Stanton, A.L., & Owen, J.E. (April 2010). Mood, perceived blame, and coping are influenced by attributions of cancer causation in lung cancer survivors. Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington. ( 4/2010 )
  • Testerman, L., Sanders, S.L., Bantum, E.O., Thornton, A., Stanton, A.L., & Owen, J.E.  (April 2010). Characterizing interest in online and face-to-face support groups among individuals with lung cancer. Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington. ( 4/2010 )
  • Ormseth, S., Hartoonian, N., Owen, JE. (Aug 2009). Health care utilization and depression among breast cancer survivors: Findings from NHIS 2003-2005. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, Ontario.  Division 38 award citation abstract. ( 8/2009 )
  • Owen, J.E., Kaiser, N., Hartoonian, N. (April 2009). Prevalence and predictors of psychological distress in cancer survivors in the United Sates. Poster presented to the 30th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Montreal, Quebec. ( 4/2009 )
  • Berry, T., Freier, K., McBride, D.C., Owen, J., Hopkins, G.L., Archbold, C. (2008, October). Psychosocial Predictors of Adolescent Sexual Initiation: A Case for HIV/AIDS Prevention in the Caribbean.  Poster presentation at the 136th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting, San Diego, CA. ( 10/2008 )
  • Hartoonian, N., Ormseth, S., Bantum, E.O., & Owen, J.E. (April, 2008). “Process and outcome evaluation of a social-networking website for health promotion.” Poster presented to the 29th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, CA. ( 10/2008 )
  • Thornton, A.A., Stanton, A.L., Owen, J.E. (April, 2008). “Gender and psychological adjustment in lung cancer patients.”  Poster presented to the 29th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, CA. ( 4/2008 )
  • Bantum, E., & Owen, J.E. (March 2007). “Assessing the reliability and validity of a manual coding system for identifying emotional expression in text II.” Poster presented at the 4th annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society in Austin, TX. ( 10/2007 )
  • Golant, M. & Owen, J.E. (March 2007). "Dynamics of Facilitating Online Support Groups: A Mixed Methods Approach to Comparing Face-to-Face and Online Support Groups for Cancer.” Poster presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Washington, D.C. ( 10/2007 )
  • Kaiser, N.C., & Owen, J.E. (March, 2007). “Health care use among distressed cancer patients: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey.” Poster presented at the 4th annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society in Austin, TX. ( 10/2007 )
  • Sanders, S., Bantum, E., Owen, J.E., Thornton, A., & Stanton, A. (March 2007). “Attributions of cancer causation, self-blame, and traumatic stress among individuals with lung cancer.” Poster presented at the 4th annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society in Austin, TX. ( 10/2007 )
  • Thornton, A.A., Stanton, A.L., & Owen, J.E. (Aug 2007). “Gender, coping, and psychological adjustment to lung cancer.” Poster presented at the 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, CA. ( 10/2007 )
  • Kaiser, N.C. & Owen, J.E. (March, 2006). “Psychological distress across cancer types: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey.” Poster presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Francisco, CA. ( 10/2006 )
  • Bantum, E., & Owen, J.E. (February, 2006).  “Assessing the reliability and validity of a manual coding system for identifying emotional expression in text.”  Poster presented to the 3rd annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Amelia Island, FL. ( 10/2006 )
  • Cisneros, E.P., Calvano, C., Owen, J.E., & Golant, M. (February, 2006).  “Facilitation of online support groups: How does it differ from face-to-face groups?”  Paper presented to the 3rd annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Amelia Island, FL. ( 10/2006 )
  • Golant, M., Owen, J.E., Katz, E.R., Kuperberg, A., Winzelberg, A., & Lieberman, M. “Group Loop: Teens. Talk. Cancer. Online.  An innovative online support program for teens with cancer and their parents.” Poster presented to the 2nd annual meeting of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 29, 2005. ( 10/2005 )
  •  Graves, K. D., Owen, J. E., Stanton, A. L., & Andrykowski, M. A. “Same task, different results: Word use in expressive writing by healthy and medically ill individuals.”  Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Boston, MA on April 16, 2005. ( 10/2005 )
  • Owen, J.E., Giese-Davis, J., Cordova, M., & Golant, M. “Emotional suppression, expression, and cognitive processing: Self-report and linguistic indicators that predict adjustment in cancer.” Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Boston, MA on April 16, 2005. ( 10/2005 )
  • Owen, J.E., Myers, C.D., Lu, Q., Zebrack, B., Zevon, M., Mertens, A.C., Robison, L.L., & Zeltzer, L.K.   “Psychosocial, behavioral, and pain outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood cancer.”  Poster presented at the 2005 NCI Small Grants Program for Behavioral Research in Cancer Control Grantee Meeting in Bethesda, MD on May 9, 2005. ( 10/2005 )
  • Owen, J.E., Klapow, J.C., Roth, D.L., Shuster, J.L., Meredith, R., & Tucker, D. C. (January, 2004). “Toward an understanding of therapeutic change in online support groups: Attitudes, group participation, and outcomes among women with breast cancer.” Poster presented at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society First Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL on January 30, 2004. ( 10/2004 )
  • Owen, J.E., Myers, C.D., Lu, Q., Zebrack, B., Zevon, M., Mertens, A.C., Robison, L.L., & Zeltzer, L.K. (June, 2004). “Pain prevalence in survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.”  Poster presented at the 8th International Conference on Long-Term Complications of Treatment of Children & Adolescents for Cancer in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario on June 25, 2004. ( 10/2004 )
  • Owen, J.E., Bonds, C.L., Hsiao, E., & Wellisch, D.K. (November, 2003). “Psychiatric evaluation of heart transplant candidates: Predicting post-transplant hospitalizations, rejection episodes, and survival.”  Poster presented at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA in November, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Owen, J.E., Klapow, J.C., & Tucker, D.C. (September, 2002). “Using the Internet to provide adjunctive psychological therapy.”  Poster presented at the U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Era of Hope 2002 Meeting in Orlando, FL on September 28, 2002. ( 10/2002 )
  • Owen, J.E., Klapow, J.C., Donovan, K.A., Yarbrough, E., & Tucker, D.C. (March, 2001).  “Cognitive processing and emotional disclosure on the Internet: Structured therapy groups versus online discussion groups for women with breast cancer.” Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Monterey, CA on March 8, 2001. ( 10/2001 )
  • Donovan, K., Greene, P., Owen, J., & Tucker, D. (March, 2001).  “Relationship of perceived health status to spiritual well-being, psychological distress, and physical symptoms in advanced ovarian cancer.” Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Monterey, CA on March 8, 2001. ( 10/2001 )
  • Owen, J.E., Klapow, J.C., Turcot, V., Vaga, An., Belser, W.B., Roth, D., & Tucker, D.C. (2000). “Breast cancer support and information using the Internet: Preliminary analysis of feasibility data.”  Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Nashville, TN on April 6, 2000. ( 10/2000 )
  • Owen, J.E.; Klapow, J.C.; Hicken, B.; and Tucker, D.C. (March, 1999).  "Assessment of psychosocial interventions with cancer patients: A three-dimensional measurement model."  Poster presented at the annual meeting of The Society of Behavioral Medicine. ( 10/1999 )
  • Owen, J.E.; Klapow, J.C.; and Casebeer, L. (March, 1999).  "Evaluating the relationship between pain presentation, physician estimations, and quality of life in outpatients with metastatic disease."  Poster presented at the annual meeting of The Society of Behavioral Medicine. ( 10/1999 )
  • Owen, Jason E.; Klapow, Joshua C.; and Casebeer, Linda. (1998).  "Evaluating the relationship between cancer pain and health-related quality of life."  Poster presented at the 1998 American Pain Society conference in San Diego, CA.  November 4, 1998. ( 10/1998 )
  • Owen, Jason E.; Klapow, Joshua C.; Hicken, Bret; and Tucker, Diane C. (1998). "Outcomes assessment in psychosocial interventions for cancer patients: a Three-dimensional measurement model."  Poster presented at the 1998 Cancer Care Quality of Life and Outcomes Symposium in Chicago, IL.  November 13, 1998. ( 10/1998 )
  • Haley, W.E.; Roth, D.L.; McCarty, H.J.; Owen, J.E.; and Goode, K.T. (November, 1998).  "Behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer''s Disease: A longitudinal analysis.  Paper presented as part of a digest paper session, "Dementia: Epidemiology and measurement."  (M. Gatz & J. Wetherall, Chairs).  Presented at the annual meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, Philadelphia ( 10/1998 )