Research associated with The experience of being at risk


Physicians recommend different treatments for patients than they would choose for themselves
Ubel PA, Angott A, Zikmund-Fisher BJ. Archives of Internal Medicine 2011;171(7)::630-634.

Does labeling prenatal screening test results as negative or positive affect a woman's responses?
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Keeton K, Ubel PA. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007;197(5):528.e1-528.e6.

A matter of perspective: choosing for others differs from choosing for yourself in making treatment decisions.
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Sarr B, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2006;21:618-622.


How making a risk estimate can change the feel of that risk: Shifting attitudes toward breast cancer risk in a general public survey.
Fagerlin A, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Ubel PA. Patient Education and Counseling 2005;57(3):294-299.

Truth in the most optimistic way.
Ubel PA. Annals of Internal Medicine 2001;134:1142-1143.