Department of Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine Faculty
Alan J. Christensen, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Dr. Christensen's research interests include medical regimen adherence, promotion of patient self-management, patient-provider interaction, health services research, and health-related quality of life in head and neck cancer.
- A. J. Christensen, M. B. Howren, S. L. Hillis, et al (2010). Patient and Physician Beliefs about Control over Health: Symmetrical Beliefs Predict Medication Regimen Adherence. Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol. 25: 397-402
- M.B. Howren, A.J. Christensen, L.H. Karnell, G.F. Funk (2010). The Impact of Depressive Symptoms at Diagnosis on Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. Health Psychology, 29:65-71.
- J. Cvengros, A.J. Christensen, S. Hillis, & P. Kaboli (2009). Patient Preference for and Reports of Provider Behavior: Impact of Symmetry on Adherence, Satisfaction, and Glycemic Control. Health Psychology, 28(6), 660-667.
- Baldwin, A., Christensen A.J., Kaboli P. (2008). Preferences for a Patient-Centered Role Orientation: Association with Patient Information Seeking Behavior and Clinical Markers of Health. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 35(1): 80-86.
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