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Holly G. Prigerson, PhD


  • Greer JA, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Muzikansky A, Lennes IT, Gallagher ER, Prigerson HG, Temel JS.Perceptions of Health Status and Survival in┬áPatients With Metastatic Lung Cancer.J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Mar 27.
  • Wright AA, Zhang B, Keating NL, Weeks JC, Prigerson HG.Associations between palliative chemotherapy and adult cancer patients' end of life care and place of death: prospective cohort study.BMJ. 2014;348:g1219.
  • Fletcher K, Prigerson HG, Paulk E, Temel J, Finlay E, Marr L, McCorkle R, Rivera L, Munoz F, Maciejewski PK.Gender differences in the evolution of illness understanding among patients with advanced cancer.J Support Oncol. 2013 Sep;11(3):126-32.
  • Enzinger AC, Zhang B, Weeks JC, Prigerson HG.Clinical Trial Participation as Part of End-of-Life Cancer Care: Associations With Medical Care and Quality of Life Near Death.J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Oct 5.
  • Balboni TA, Balboni M, Enzinger AC, Gallivan K, Paulk ME, Wright A, Steinhauser K, VanderWeele TJ, Prigerson HG.Provision of spiritual support to patients with advanced cancer by religious communities and associations with medical care at the end of life.JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jun 24;173(12):1109-17.
  • Wright AA, Stieglitz H, Kupersztoch YM, Paulk ME, Kim Y, Katz IT, Munoz F, Jimenez RB, Mutchler J, Rivera L, Back AL, Prigerson HG.United States Acculturation and Cancer Patients' End-of-Life Care.PLoS ONE. 2013;8(3):e58663.
  • Prigerson HG, Zhang B, Nilsson ME.End-of-Life Care: Where Does the Standard Oncology Care Fail Our Patients and What Do We, as Oncologists, Need to Do Differently?-Reply.JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Mar 25;173(6):474-5.
  • Trevino KM, Fasciano K, Prigerson HG.Patient-Oncologist Alliance, Psychosocial Well-Being, and Treatment Adherence Among Young Adults With Advanced Cancer.J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar 25.
  • Jimenez R, Zhang B, Joffe S, Nilsson M, Rivera L, Mutchler J, Lathan C, Paulk ME, Prigerson HG.Clinical trial participation among ethnic/racial minority and majority patients with advanced cancer: what factors most influence enrollment?.J Palliat Med. 2013 Mar;16(3):256-62.
  • 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 Feb 1;31(4):461-7.
  • Muriel AC, Moore CW, Baer L, Park ER, Kornblith AB, Pirl W, Prigerson H, Ing J, Rauch PK.Measuring psychosocial distress and parenting concerns among adults with cancer: The Parenting Concerns Questionnaire.Cancer. 2012 Nov 15;118(22):5671-8.
  • Greer JA, Traeger L, Bemis H, Solis J, Hendriksen ES, Park ER, Pirl WF, Temel JS, Prigerson HG, Safren SA.A pilot randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety in patients with terminal cancer.Oncologist. 2012;17(10):1337-45.
  • Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG.Emotional Numbness Modifies the Effect of End-of-Life (EOL) Discussions on EOL Care.J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Aug 24.
  • Zhang B, Nilsson ME, Prigerson HG.Factors important to patients' quality of life at the end of life.Arch Intern Med. 2012 Aug 13;172(15):1133-42.
  • Gao X, Prigerson HG, Diamond EL, Zhang B, Wright AA, Meyer F, Maciejewski PK.Minor Cognitive Impairments in Cancer Patients Magnify the Effect of Caregiver Preferences on End-of-Life Care.J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Jul 28.
  • Maciejewski PK, Phelps AC, Kacel EL, Balboni TA, Balboni M, Wright AA, Pirl W, Prigerson HG.Religious coping and behavioral disengagement: opposing influences on advance care planning and receipt of intensive care near death.Psycho Oncology. 2011 Mar 29.
  • Balboni MJ, Babar A, Dillinger J, Phelps AC, George E, Block SD, Kachnic L, Hunt J, Peteet J, Prigerson HG, Vanderweele TJ, Balboni TA."It Depends": Viewpoints of Patients, Physicians, and Nurses on Patient-Practitioner Prayer in the Setting of Advanced Cancer.J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan 27.
  • Jacobsen JC, Zhang B, Block SD, Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG.Distinguishing Symptoms of Grief and Depression in a Cohort of Advanced Cancer Patients.Death Stud. 2010 Mar;34(3):257-273.
  • Wright AA, Keating NL, Balboni TA, Matulonis UA, Block SD, Prigerson HG.Place of death: correlations with quality of life of patients with cancer and predictors of bereaved caregivers' mental health.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct 10;28(29):4457-64.
  • Mack JW, Paulk ME, Viswanath K, Prigerson HG.Racial disparities in the outcomes of communication on medical care received near death.Arch Intern Med. 2010 Sep 27;170(17):1533-40.
  • Wright AA, Mack JW, Kritek PA, Balboni TA, Massaro AF, Matulonis UA, Block SD, Prigerson HG.Influence of patients' preferences and treatment site on cancer patients' end-of-life care.Cancer. 2010 Oct 1;116(19):4656-63.
  • Mak KS, Lee LK, Mak RH, Wang S, Pile-Spellman J, Abrahm JL, Prigerson HG, Balboni TA.Incidence and Treatment Patterns in Hospitalizations for Malignant Spinal Cord Compression in the United States, 1998-2006.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul 12.
  • Parr JD, Zhang B, Nilsson ME, Wright A, Balboni T, Duthie E, Paulk E, Prigerson HG.The influence of age on the likelihood of receiving end-of-life care consistent with patient treatment preferences.J Palliat Med. 2010 Jun;13(6):719-26.
  • 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 May;13(5):581-8.
  • Balboni TA, Balboni MJ, Prigerson HG.Reply to H.W.M. van Laarhoven et al.J Clin Oncol. 2010 May 10.
  • Spencer R, Nilsson M, Wright A, Pirl W, Prigerson H.Anxiety disorders in advanced cancer patients: correlates and predictors of end-of-life outcomes.Cancer. 2010 Feb 24;116(7):1810-1819.
  • Mack JW, Weeks JC, Wright AA, Block SD, Prigerson HG.End-of-life discussions, goal attainment, and distress at the end of life: predictors and outcomes of receipt of care consistent with preferences.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Mar 1;28(7):1203-8.
  • 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 Jan 20;28(3):445-52.
  • DeSanto-Madeya S, Nilsson M, Loggers ET, Paulk E, Stieglitz H, Kupersztoch YM, Prigerson HG.Associations between United States acculturation and the end-of-life experience of caregivers of patients with advanced cancer.J Palliat Med. 2009 Dec;12(12):1143-9.
  • Loggers ET, Maciejewski PK, Paulk E, Desanto-Madeya S, Nilsson M, Viswanath K, Wright AA, Balboni TA, Temel J, Stieglitz H, Block S, Prigerson HG.Racial Differences in Predictors of Intensive End-of-Life Care in Advanced Cancer Patients.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 20;27(33):5559-64.
  • Prigerson HG, Horowitz MJ, Jacobs SC, Parkes CM, Aslan M, Goodkin K, Raphael B, Marwit SJ, Wortman C, Neimeyer RA, Bonanno G, Block SD, Kissane D, Boelen P, Maercker A, Litz BT, Johnson JG, First MB, Maciejewski PK.Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validation of criteria proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11.PLoS Med. 2009 Aug;6(8):e1000121.
  • Mack JW,Block SD,Nilsson M,Wright A,Trice E,Friedlander R,Paulk E,Prigerson HG.Measuring therapeutic alliance between oncologists and patients with advanced cancer: the Human Connection Scale.Cancer. 2009 Jul 15;115(14):3302-11.
  • Eggly SS, Albrecht TL, Kelly K, Prigerson HG, Sheldon LK, Studts J.The role of the clinician in cancer clinical communication.J Health Commun. 2009;14 Suppl 1:66-75. Review.
  • Ancker JS, Carpenter KM, Greene P, Hoffman R, Kukafka R, Marlow LA, Prigerson HG, Quillin JM.Peer-to-peer communication, cancer prevention, and the internet.J Health Commun. 2009;14 Suppl 1:38-46.
  • Trice ED, Prigerson HG.Communication in end-stage cancer: review of the literature and future research.J Health Commun. 2009;14 Suppl 1:95-108. Review.
  • 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 Mar 18;301(11):1140-7.
  • Zhang B,Wright AA,Huskamp HA,Nilsson ME,Maciejewski ML,Earle CC,Block SD,Maciejewski PK,Prigerson HG.Health care costs in the last week of life: associations with end-of-life conversations.Arch Intern Med. 2009 Mar 9;169(5):480-8.
  • Nilsson ME,Maciejewski PK,Zhang B,Wright AA,Trice ED,Muriel AC,Friedlander RJ,Fasciano KM,Block SD,Prigerson HG.Mental health, treatment preferences, advance care planning, location, and quality of death in advanced cancer patients with dependent children.Cancer. 2009 Jan 15;115(2):399-409.
  • Prigerson HG,Maciejewski PK.Grief and acceptance as opposite sides of the same coin: setting a research agenda to study peaceful acceptance of loss.Br J Psychiatry. 2008 Dec;193(6):435-7.
  • Lannen PK,Wolfe J,Prigerson HG,Onelov E,Kreicbergs UC.Unresolved grief in a national sample of bereaved parents: impaired mental and physical health 4 to 9 years later.J Clin Oncol. 2008 Dec 20;26(36):5870-6.
  • Wright AA,Zhang B,Ray A,Mack JW,Trice E,Balboni T,Mitchell SL,Jackson VA,Block SD,Maciejewski PK,Prigerson HG.Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment.JAMA. 2008 Oct 8;300(14):1665-73.
  • Smith AK,McCarthy EP,Paulk E,Balboni TA,Maciejewski PK,Block SD,Prigerson HG.Racial and ethnic differences in advance care planning among patients with cancer: impact of terminal illness acknowledgment, religiousness, and treatment preferences.J Clin Oncol. 2008 Sep 1;26(25):4131-7.
  • Lichtenthal WG,Nilsson M,Zhang B,Trice ED,Kissane DW,Breitbart W,Prigerson HG.Do rates of mental disorders and existential distress among advanced stage cancer patients increase as death approaches?.Psychooncology. 2009 Jan;18(1):50-61.
  • Mack JW, Nilsson M, Balboni T, Friedlander RJ, Block SD, Trice E, Prigerson HG.Peace, Equanimity, and Acceptance in the cancer experience (PEACE): validation of a scale to assess acceptance and struggle with terminal illness.Cancer. 2008 Jun;112(11):2509-17.
  • Pirl WF, Temel JS, Billings A, Dahlin C, Jackson V, Prigerson HG, Greer J, Lynch TJ.Depression after diagnosis of advanced non-small cell lung cancer and survival: a pilot study.Psychosomatics. 2008 May-Jun;49(3):218-24.
  • Tomarken A, Holland J, Schachter S, Vanderwerker L, Zuckerman E, Nelson C, Coups E, Ramirez PM, Prigerson H.Factors of complicated grief pre-death in caregivers of cancer patients.Psychooncology. 2008 Feb;17(2):105-11.
  • Zhang B, Mitchell SL, Bambauer KZ, Jones R, Prigerson HG.Depressive Symptom Trajectories and Associated Risks Among Bereaved Alzheimer Disease Caregivers.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2008 Feb;16(2):145-155.
  • Buss MK, Vanderwerker LC, Inouye SK, Zhang B, Block SD, Prigerson HG.Associations between caregiver-perceived delirium in patients with cancer and generalized anxiety in their caregivers.J Palliat Med. 2007 Oct;10(5):1083-92.
  • Michalski MJ, Vanderwerker LC, Prigerson HG.Assessing grief and bereavement: observations from the field.Omega (Westport). 2006-2007;54(2):91-106.
  • Boelen PA, Prigerson HG.The influence of symptoms of prolonged grief disorder, depression, and anxiety on quality of life among bereaved adults : A prospective study.Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2007 Dec;257(8):444-52.
  • Sacco KA, Head CA, Vessicchio JC, Easton CJ, Prigerson HG, George TP.Adverse childhood experiences, smoking and mental illness in adulthood: a preliminary study.Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2007 Apr-Jun;19(2):89-97.
  • Ott CH, Lueger RJ, Kelber ST, Prigerson HG.Spousal bereavement in older adults: common, resilient, and chronic grief with defining characteristics.J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 Apr;195(4):332-41.
  • Vanderwerker LC, Chen JH, Charpentier P, Paulk ME, Michalski M, Prigerson HG.Differences in risk factors for suicidality between African American and White patients vulnerable to suicide.Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2007 Feb;37(1):1-9.
  • Maciejewski PK, Zhang B, Block SD, Prigerson HG.An empirical examination of the stage theory of grief.JAMA. 2007 Feb 21;297(7):716-23.
  • Cherlin EJ, Barry CL, Prigerson HG, Green DS, Johnson-Hurzeler R, Kasl SV, Bradley EH.Bereavement services for family caregivers: how often used, why, and why not.J Palliat Med. 2007 Feb;10(1):148-58.
  • 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 Feb 10;25(5):555-60.
  • Fenix JB, Cherlin EJ, Prigerson HG, Johnson-Hurzeler R, Kasl SV, Bradley EH.Religiousness and major depression among bereaved family caregivers: a 13-month follow-up study.J Palliat Care. 2006 Winter;22(4):286-92.
  • Johnson JG, Zhang B, Greer JA, Prigerson HG.Parental control, partner dependency, and complicated grief among widowed adults in the community.J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 Jan;195(1):26-30.
  • Ray A, Block SD, Friedlander RJ, Zhang B, Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG.Peaceful awareness in patients with advanced cancer.J Palliat Med. 2006 Dec;9(6):1359-68.
  • Zhang B, El-Jawahri A, Prigerson HG.Update on bereavement research: evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of complicated bereavement.J Palliat Med. 2006 Oct;9(5):1188-203.
  • Hebert RS, Prigerson HG, Schulz R, Arnold RM.Preparing caregivers for the death of a loved one: a theoretical framework and suggestions for future research.J Palliat Med. 2006 Oct;9(5):1164-71. Review.
  • Bambauer KZ, Zhang B, Maciejewski PK, Sahay N, Pirl WF, Block SD, Prigerson HG.Mutuality and specificity of mental disorders in advanced cancer patients and caregivers.Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2006 Oct;41(10):819-24.
  • Kiely DK, Volicer L, Teno J, Jones RN, Prigerson HG, Mitchell SL.The validity and reliability of scales for the evaluation of end-of-life care in advanced dementia.Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2006 Jul-Sep;20(3):176-81.
  • Mitchell SL, Kiely DK, Jones RN, Prigerson H, Volicer L, Teno JM.Advanced dementia research in the nursing home: the CASCADE study.Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2006 Jul-Sep;20(3):166-75.
  • Smith AK, Ries AP, Zhang B, Tulsky JA, Prigerson HG, Block SD.Resident approaches to advance care planning on the day of hospital admission.Arch Intern Med. 2006 Aug 14-28;166(15):1597-602.
  • Pearce MJ, Singer JL, Prigerson HG.Religious coping among caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients: main effects and psychosocial mediators.J Health Psychol. 2006 Sep;11(5):743-59.
  • Tarakeshwar N, Vanderwerker LC, Paulk E, Pearce MJ, Kasl SV, Prigerson HG.Religious coping is associated with the quality of life of patients with advanced cancer.J Palliat Med. 2006 Jun;9(3):646-57.
  • Kris AE, Cherlin EJ, Prigerson H, Carlson MD, Johnson-Hurzeler R, Kasl SV, Bradley EH.Length of hospice enrollment and subsequent depression in family caregivers: 13-month follow-up study.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2006 Mar;14(3):264-9.
  • Bambauer KZ, Prigerson HG.The Stigma Receptivity Scale and its association with mental health service use among bereaved older adults.J Nerv Ment Dis. 2006 Feb;194(2):139-41.
  • Vanderwerker LC, Jacobs SC, Parkes CM, Prigerson HG.An exploration of associations between separation anxiety in childhood and complicated grief in later life.J Nerv Ment Dis. 2006 Feb;194(2):121-3.
  • Cherlin E, Fried T, Prigerson HG, Schulman-Green D, Johnson-Hurzeler R, Bradley EH.Communication between physicians and family caregivers about care at the end of life: when do discussions occur and what is said?.J Palliat Med. 2005 Dec;8(6):1176-85.
  • Kadan-Lottick NS, Vanderwerker LC, Block SD, Zhang B, Prigerson HG.Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use in patients with advanced cancer.Cancer. 2005 Nov 14;104(12):2872-2881.
  • Mitchell AM, Kim Y, Prigerson HG, Mortimer MK.Complicated grief and suicidal ideation in adult survivors of suicide.Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2005 Oct;35(5):498-506.
  • Vanderwerker LC, Laff RE, Kadan-Lottick NS, McColl S, Prigerson HG.Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use among caregivers of advanced cancer patients.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Oct 1;23(28):6899-907.
  • Chen JH, Gill TM, Prigerson HG.Health behaviors associated with better quality of life for older bereaved persons.J Palliat Med. 2005 Feb;8(1):96-106.
  • Latham AE, Prigerson HG.Suicidality and bereavement: complicated grief as psychiatric disorder presenting greatest risk for suicidality.Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2004 Winter;34(4):350-62.
  • Bradley EH, Prigerson H, Carlson MD, Cherlin E, Johnson-Hurzeler R, Kasl SV.Depression among surviving caregivers: does length of hospice enrollment matter?.Am J Psychiatry. 2004 Dec;161(12):2257-62.
  • Mitchell AM, Kim Y, Prigerson HG, Mortimer-Stephens M.Complicated grief in survivors of suicide.Crisis. 2004;25(1):12-8.
  • Ganzini L, Prigerson H.The other side of the slippery slope.Hastings Cent Rep. 2004 Jul-Aug;34(4):3.
  • Lichtenthal WG, Cruess DG, Prigerson HG.A case for establishing complicated grief as a distinct mental disorder in DSM-V.Clin Psychol Rev. 2004 Oct;24(6):637-62.
  • Newsom JT, Prigerson HG, Schulz R, Reynolds CF.Investigating moderator hypotheses in aging research: statistical, methodological, and conceptual difficulties with comparing separate regressions.Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2003;57(2):119-50.
  • Prigerson HG.Costs to society of family caregiving for patients with end-stage Alzheimer's disease.N Engl J Med. 2003 Nov 13;349(20):1891-2.
  • Prigerson HG, Jacobs SC, Bradley EH, Kasl SV.In search of a good death: A good death is an oxymoron without consideration of mental health.BMJ. 2003 Jul 26;327(7408):222.
  • Prigerson HG, Cherlin E, Chen JH, Kasl SV, Hurzeler R, Bradley EH.The Stressful Caregiving Adult Reactions to Experiences of Dying (SCARED) Scale: a measure for assessing caregiver exposure to distress in terminal care.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003 May-Jun;11(3):309-19.
  • Prigerson HG, Desai RA, Liu-Mares W, Rosenheck RA.Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in homeless mentally ill persons: age-specific risks of substance abuse.Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2003 Apr;38(4):213-9.
  • Barry LC, Prigerson HG.Perspectives on preparedness for a death among bereaved persons.Conn Med. 2002 Nov;66(11):691-6.
  • Prigerson H, Ahmed I, Silverman GK, Saxena AK, Maciejewski PK, Jacobs SC, Kasl SV, Aqeel N, Hamirani M.Rates and risks of complicated grief among psychiatric clinic patients in Karachi, Pakistan.Death Stud. 2002 Dec;26(10):781-92.
  • Pearce MJ, Chen J, Silverman GK, Kasl SV, Rosenheck R, Prigerson HG.Religious coping, health, and health service use among bereaved adults.Int J Psychiatry Med. 2002;32(2):179-99.
  • Rynearson EK, Favell JL, Belluomini V, Gold R, Prigerson H.Bereavement intervention with incarcerated youths.J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2002 Aug;41(8):893-4.
  • Barry LC, Kasl SV, Prigerson HG.Psychiatric disorders among bereaved persons: the role of perceived circumstances of death and preparedness for death.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2002 Jul-Aug;10(4):447-57.
  • Prigerson HG.Better bereavement: coping with the death of a spouse.Health News. 2002 Feb;8(2):5.
  • Prigerson HG, Maciejewski PK, Rosenheck RA.Population attributable fractions of psychiatric disorders and behavioral outcomes associated with combat exposure among US men.Am J Public Health. 2002 Jan;92(1):59-63.
  • Blank K, Robison J, Prigerson H, Schwartz HI.Instability of attitudes about euthanasia and physician assisted suicide in depressed older hospitalized patients.Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2001 Nov-Dec;23(6):326-32.
  • Silverman GK, Johnson JG, Prigerson HG.Preliminary explorations of the effects of prior trauma and loss on risk for psychiatric disorders in recently widowed people.Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2001;38(3-4):202-15.
  • Prigerson HG, Jacobs SC.Perspectives on care at the close of life. Caring for bereaved patients: "all the doctors just suddenly go".JAMA. 2001 Sep 19;286(11):1369-76.
  • Jacobs S, Prigerson H.Psychotherapy of traumatic grief: a review of evidence for psychotherapeutic treatments.Death Stud. 2000 Sep;24(6):479-95.
  • Diaz E, Prigerson H, Desai R, Rosenheck R.Perceived needs and service use of Spanish speaking monolingual patients followed at a Hispanic clinic.Community Ment Health J. 2001 Aug;37(4):335-46.
  • Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG, Mazure CM.Sex differences in event-related risk for major depression.Psychol Med. 2001 May;31(4):593-604.
  • Prigerson HG, Desai RA, Rosenheck RA.Older adult patients with both psychiatric and substance abuse disorders: prevalence and health service use.Psychiatr Q. 2001 Spring;72(1):1-18.
  • Caulin-Glaser T, Blum M, Schmeizl R, Prigerson HG, Zaret B, Mazure CM.Gender differences in referral to cardiac rehabilitation programs after revascularization.J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 2001 Jan-Feb;21(1):24-30.
  • Prigerson HG, Maciejewski PK, Rosenheck RA.Combat trauma: trauma with highest risk of delayed onset and unresolved posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, unemployment, and abuse among men.J Nerv Ment Dis. 2001 Feb;189(2):99-108.
  • Blank K, Robison J, Doherty E, Prigerson H, Duffy J, Schwartz HI.Life-sustaining treatment and assisted death choices in depressed older patients.J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001 Feb;49(2):153-61.
  • Silverman GK, Jacobs SC, Kasl SV, Shear MK, Maciejewski PK, Noaghiul FS, Prigerson HG.Quality of life impairments associated with diagnostic criteria for traumatic grief.Psychol Med. 2000 Jul;30(4):857-62.
  • Jacobs S, Mazure C, Prigerson H.Diagnostic criteria for traumatic grief.Death Stud. 2000 Apr-May;24(3):185-99.
  • Brown C, Schulberg HC, Prigerson HG.Factors associated with symptomatic improvement and recovery from major depression in primary care patients.Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2000 Jul-Aug;22(4):242-50.
  • Prigerson HG, Maciejewski PK, Rosenheck RA.Preliminary explorations of the harmful interactive effects of widowhood and marital harmony on health, health service use, and health care costs.Gerontologist. 2000 Jun;40(3):349-57.
  • Maciejewski PK, Prigerson HG, Mazure CM.Self-efficacy as a mediator between stressful life events and depressive symptoms. Differences based on history of prior depression.Br J Psychiatry. 2000 Apr;176:373-8.
  • Prigerson HG, Bridge J, Maciejewski PK, Beery LC, Rosenheck RA, Jacobs SC, Bierhals AJ, Kupfer DJ, Brent DA.Influence of traumatic grief on suicidal ideation among young adults.Am J Psychiatry. 1999 Dec;156(12):1994-5.
  • Prigerson HG, Maciejewski PK, Rosenheck RA.The effects of marital dissolution and marital quality on health and health service use among women.Med Care. 1999 Sep;37(9):858-73.
  • Chen JH, Bierhals AJ, Prigerson HG, Kasl SV, Mazure CM, Jacobs S.Gender differences in the effects of bereavement-related psychological distress in health outcomes.Psychol Med. 1999 Mar;29(2):367-80.
  • Prigerson HG, Shear MK, Jacobs SC, Reynolds CF, Maciejewski PK, Davidson JR, Rosenheck R, Pilkonis PA, Wortman CB, Williams JB, Widiger TA, Frank E, Kupfer DJ, Zisook S.Consensus criteria for traumatic grief. A preliminary empirical test.Br J Psychiatry. 1999 Jan;174:67-73.
  • Prigerson HG, Slimack MJ.Gender differences in clinical correlates of suicidality among young adults.J Nerv Ment Dis. 1999 Jan;187(1):23-31.
  • van Doorn C, Kasl SV, Beery LC, Jacobs SC, Prigerson HG.The influence of marital quality and attachment styles on traumatic grief and depressive symptoms.J Nerv Ment Dis. 1998 Sep;186(9):566-73.
  • Zygmont M, Prigerson HG, Houck PR, Miller MD, Shear MK, Jacobs S, Reynolds CF.A post hoc comparison of paroxetine and nortriptyline for symptoms of traumatic grief.J Clin Psychiatry. 1998 May;59(5):241-5.
  • Hall M, Baum A, Buysse DJ, Prigerson HG, Kupfer DJ, Reynolds CF.Sleep as a mediator of the stress-immune relationship.Psychosom Med. 1998 Jan-Feb;60(1):48-51.
  • Frank E, Prigerson HG, Shear MK, Reynolds CF.Phenomenology and treatment of bereavement-related distress in the elderly.Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 1997 Dec;12 Suppl 7:S25-9.
  • Schlernitzauer M, Bierhals AJ, Geary MD, Prigerson HG, Stack JA, Miller MD, Pasternak RE, Reynolds CF.Recruitment methods for intervention research in bereavement-related depression. Five years' experience.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 1998 Winter;6(1):67-74.
  • Hall M, Buysse DJ, Dew MA, Prigerson HG, Kupfer DJ, Reynolds CF.Intrusive thoughts and avoidance behaviors are associated with sleep disturbances in bereavement-related depression.Depress Anxiety. 1997;6(3):106-12.
  • Szanto K, Prigerson H, Houck P, Ehrenpreis L, Reynolds CF.Suicidal ideation in elderly bereaved: the role of complicated grief.Suicide Life Threat Behav. 1997 Summer;27(2):194-207.
  • Prigerson HG, Shear MK, Frank E, Beery LC, Silberman R, Prigerson J, Reynolds CF.Traumatic grief: a case of loss-induced trauma.Am J Psychiatry. 1997 Jul;154(7):1003-9.
  • Prigerson HG, Bierhals AJ, Kasl SV, Reynolds CF, Shear MK, Day N, Beery LC, Newsom JT, Jacobs S.Traumatic grief as a risk factor for mental and physical morbidity.Am J Psychiatry. 1997 May;154(5):616-23.
  • McDermott OD, Prigerson HG, Reynolds CF, Houck PR, Dew MA, Hall M, Mazumdar S, Buysse DJ, Hoch CC, Kupfer DJ.Sleep in the wake of complicated grief symptoms: an exploratory study.Biol Psychiatry. 1997 Mar 15;41(6):710-6.
  • Pasternak RE, Prigerson H, Hall M, Miller MD, Fasiczka A, Mazumdar S, Reynolds CF.The posttreatment illness course of depression in bereaved elders. High relapse/recurrence rates.Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 1997 Winter;5(1):54-9.
  • Rozenzweig A, Prigerson H, Miller MD, Reynolds CF.Bereavement and late-life depression: grief and its complications in the elderly.Annu Rev Med. 1997;48:421-8.
  • Prigerson HG, Bierhals AJ, Kasl SV, Reynolds CF, Shear MK, Newsom JT, Jacobs S.Complicated grief as a disorder distinct from bereavement-related depression and anxiety: a replication study.Am J Psychiatry. 1996 Nov;153(11):1484-6.
  • Brown LF, Reynolds CF, Monk TH, Prigerson HG, Dew MA, Houck PR, Mazumdar S, Buysse DJ, Hoch CC, Kupfer DJ.Social rhythm stability following late-life spousal bereavement: associations with depression and sleep impairment.Psychiatry Res. 1996 May 17;62(2):161-9.
  • Rosenzweig AS, Pasternak RE, Prigerson HG, Miller MD, Reynolds CF.Bereavement-related depression in the elderly. Is drug treatment justified?.Drugs Aging. 1996 May;8(5):323-8.
  • Prigerson HG, Shear MK, Bierhals AJ, Zonarich DL, Reynolds CF.Childhood adversity, attachment and personality styles as predictors of anxiety among elderly caregivers.Anxiety. 1996;2(5):234-41.
  • Prigerson HG, Shear MK, Newsom JT, Frank E, Reynolds CF, Maciejewski PK, Houck PR, Bierhals AJ, Kupfer DJ.Anxiety among widowed elders: is it distinct from depression and grief?.Anxiety. 1996;2(1):1-12.
  • Prigerson HG, Maciejewski PK, Reynolds CF, Bierhals AJ, Newsom JT, Fasiczka A, Frank E, Doman J, Miller M.Inventory of Complicated Grief: a scale to measure maladaptive symptoms of loss.Psychiatry Res. 1995 Nov 29;59(1-2):65-79.
  • Glass TA, Prigerson H, Kasl SV, Mendes de Leon CF.The effects of negative life events on alcohol consumption among older men and women.J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 1995 Jul;50(4):S205-16.
  • Prigerson HG, Frank E, Kasl SV, Reynolds CF, Anderson B, Zubenko GS, Houck PR, George CJ, Kupfer DJ.Complicated grief and bereavement-related depression as distinct disorders: preliminary empirical validation in elderly bereaved spouses.Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Jan;152(1):22-30.
  • Prigerson HG, Reynolds CF, Frank E, Kupfer DJ, George CJ, Houck PR.Stressful life events, social rhythms, and depressive symptoms among the elderly: an examination of hypothesized causal linkages.Psychiatry Res. 1994 Jan;51(1):33-49.
  • Prigerson HG.Socialization to dying: social determinants of death acknowledgement and treatment among terminally ill geriatric patients.J Health Soc Behav. 1992 Dec;33(4):378-95.
  • Prigerson HG.Determinants of hospice utilization among terminally ill geriatric patients.Home Health Care Serv Q. 1991;12(4):81-112.