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John R. Peteet, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Brigham And Women's Hospital
Phone: (617) 632-3195
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john_peteet@dfci.harvard.edu

John R. Peteet, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship Site Director, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Physician, Psychiatry, Brigham And Women's Hospital

Research Abstract

Psychosocial aspects of cancer and its treatment, including patient and provider experiences: pain management, receiving a diagnosis of cancer, provider attitudes, spirituality in medicine.

Publications

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  • Balboni MJ, Puchalski CM, Peteet JR. The Relationship between Medicine, Spirituality and Religion: Three Models for Integration. 2014. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Balboni MJ. Spirituality and religion in oncology. CA Cancer J Clin 2013. PubMed
  • Balboni MJ, Sullivan A, Amobi A, Phelps AC, Gorman DP, Zollfrank A, Peteet JR, Prigerson HG, Vanderweele TJ, Balboni TA. Why is spiritual care infrequent at the end of life? Spiritual care perceptions among patients, nurses, and physicians and the role of training. J Clin Oncol 2013; 31:461-7. PubMed
  • Alcorn SR, Balboni MJ, Prigerson HG, Reynolds A, Phelps AC, Wright AA, Block SD, Peteet JR, Kachnic LA, Balboni TA. "If God wanted me yesterday, I wouldn't be here today": religious and spiritual themes in patients' experiences of advanced cancer. J Palliat Med 2010; 13:581-8. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Maytal G, Rokni H. Unimaginable loss: contingent suicidal ideation in family members of oncology patients. Psychosomatics 2010; 51:166-70. PubMed
  • Balboni TA, Paulk ME, Balboni MJ, Phelps AC, Loggers ET, Wright AA, Block SD, Lewis EF, Peteet JR, Prigerson HG. Provision of spiritual care to patients with advanced cancer: associations with medical care and quality of life near death. J Clin Oncol 2010; 28:445-52. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Meyer F, deLima Thomas J, Vitagliano HL. Psychiatric indications for admission to an inpatient palliative care unit. J Palliat Med 2009; 12:521-4. PubMed
  • Phelps AC,Maciejewski PK,Nilsson M,Balboni TA,Wright AA,Paulk ME,Trice E,Schrag D,Peteet JR,Block SD,Prigerson HG. Religious coping and use of intensive life-prolonging care near death in patients with advanced cancer. JAMA 2009; 301:1140-7. PubMed
  • Peteet J. Suicide and spirituality: a clinical perspective. South Med J 2007; 100:752-4. PubMed
  • Josephson AM, Peteet JR. Talking with patients about spirituality and worldview: practical interviewing techniques and strategies. Psychiatr Clin North Am 2007; 30:181-97. PubMed
  • Peteet J. Spirituality and mental health. South Med J 2007; 100:620. PubMed
  • Balboni TA, Vanderwerker LC, Block SD, Paulk ME, Lathan CS, Peteet JR, Prigerson HG. Religiousness and spiritual support among advanced cancer patients and associations with end-of-life treatment preferences and quality of life. J Clin Oncol 2007; 25:555-60. PubMed
  • Peteet JR. Treating patients who request assisted suicide. A closer look at the physician's role. Arch Fam Med 1994; 3:723-7. PubMed
  • Ross DM, Peteet JR, Medeiros C, Walsh-Burke K, Rieker P. Difference between nurses' and physicians' approach to denial in oncology. Cancer Nurs 1992; 15:422-8. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Ross DM, Medeiros C, Walsh-Burke K, Rieker P. Relationships with patients in oncology: can a clinician be a friend? Psychiatry 1992; 55:223-9. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Stomper PC, Ross DM, Cotton V, Truesdell P, Moczynski W. Emotional support for patients with cancer who are undergoing CT: semistructured interviews of patients at a cancer institute. Radiology 1992; 182:99-102. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Abrams HE, Ross DM, Stearns NM. Presenting a diagnosis of cancer: patients' views. J Fam Pract 1991; 32:577-81. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Murray-Ross D, Medeiros C, Walsh-Burke K, Rieker P, Finkelstein D. Job stress and satisfaction among the staff members at a cancer center. Cancer 1989; 64:975-82. PubMed
  • Peteet J, Tay V, Cohen G, MacIntyre J. Pain characteristics and treatment in an outpatient cancer population. Cancer 1986; 57:1259-65. PubMed
  • Peteet JR. A closer look at the concept of support: some application to the care of patients with cancer. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 1982; 4:19-23. PubMed
  • Peteet JR, Medeiros C, Slavin L, Walsh-Burke K. Psychological aspects of artificial feeding in cancer patients. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 1981; 5:138-40. PubMed
  • Peteet JR. Depression in cancer patients. An approach to differential diagnosis and treatment. JAMA 1979; 241:1487-9. PubMed
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