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Research Interests for Melanie J. Bonner

Research Interests:

My research program is focused on neurocognitive assessment and intervention in children with chronic illness. Current projects include: 1) cognitive rehabilitation interventions in children with cancer and with sickle cell disease; 2) understanding the impact of child chronic illness on caregivers 3)) evaluation of quality of life factors in children with chronic illness. Please see my Scholars@Duke profile for publications and other information

Abnormalities, Multiple, Achievement, Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescent, Adolescent Behavior, Adult, Age Factors, Anemia, Sickle Cell, Anger, Animals, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Anxiety, Attention, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Attitude to Health, Body Height, Body Weight, Brain, Brain Neoplasms, Calcium, Dietary, Caregivers, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Cerebellar Neoplasms, Child, Child Behavior Disorders, Child, Preschool, Chromosome Deletion, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22, Chronic Disease, Cognition, Cognition Disorders, Cognitive Therapy, Combined Modality Therapy, Cranial Irradiation, Craniospinal Irradiation, Cross-Over Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Demography, Diet, Dietary Fats, DiGeorge Syndrome, Disabled Children, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Double-Blind Method, Drug Administration Schedule, Drug Tolerance, Educational Status, Emotions, Executive Function, Exercise, Fathers, Feasibility Studies, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Food Habits, Guidelines as Topic, Health Behavior, Health Care Surveys, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Status, Helplessness, Learned, Humans, Hydroxyurea, Infant, Intelligence, Internal-External Control, International Agencies, Kidney, Learning Disorders, Legal Guardians, Leisure Activities, Leukoencephalopathies, Life Style, Logistic Models, Longitudinal Studies, Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic, Male, Mathematics, Medulloblastoma, Memory, Memory, Short-Term, Mental Disorders, Methylphenidate, Motivation, Motor Activity, Neoplasms, Neuroimaging, Neuronal Plasticity, Neuropsychological Tests, Obesity, Pain, Pain Management, Parents, Personal Construct Theory, Phenotype, Pilot Projects, Postal Service, Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma, Probability, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, Psychological Tests, Psychology, Psychometrics, Psychomotor Disorders, Psychomotor Performance, Quality of Life, Questionnaires, Radiation Injuries, Reference Values, Registries, Reproducibility of Results, Research Design, Risk, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Schizophrenia, Self Concept, Severity of Illness Index, Smoking, Smoking Cessation, Social Behavior, Socialization, Spleen, Stress, Psychological, Survivors, Therapy, Computer-Assisted, Treatment Outcome, Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial, United States, Velocardiofacial syndrome, Young Adult
Recent Publications   (search)
  1. Moya-Mendez, ME; Mueller, DM; Pratt, M; Bonner, M; Elliott, C; Hunanyan, A; Kucera, G; Bock, C; Prange, L; Jasien, J; Keough, K; Shashi, V; McDonald, M; Mikati, MA, Early onset severe ATP1A2 epileptic encephalopathy: Clinical characteristics and underlying mutations., Epilepsy Behav, vol. 116 (March, 2021), pp. 107732 [doi[abs].
  2. Wallace, K; Uchitel, J; Prange, L; Jasien, J; Bonner, M; D'Alli, R; Maslow, G; Mikati, MA, Characterization of Severe and Extreme Behavioral Problems in Patients With Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood., Pediatr Neurol, vol. 111 (October, 2020), pp. 5-12 [doi[abs].
  3. Uchitel, J; Abdelnour, E; Boggs, A; Prange, L; Pratt, M; Bonner, M; Jasien, J; Dawson, G; Abrahamsen, T; Mikati, MA, Social impairments in alternating hemiplegia of childhood., Dev Med Child Neurol, vol. 62 no. 7 (July, 2020), pp. 820-826 [doi[abs].
  4. Kuerten, BG; Brotkin, S; Bonner, MJ; Ayuku, DO; Njuguna, F; Taylor, SM; Puffer, ES, Psychosocial Burden of Childhood Sickle Cell Disease on Caregivers in Kenya., Journal of Pediatric Psychology, vol. 45 no. 5 (June, 2020), pp. 561-572 [doi[abs].
  5. Allen, TM; Anderson, LM; Brotkin, SM; Rothman, JA; Bonner, MJ, Computerized cognitive training in pediatric sickle cell disease: A randomized controlled pilot study., Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, vol. 8 no. 4 (January, 2020), pp. 390-401 [doi[abs].

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