S L Bacon

Summary

Affiliation: Concordia University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The research on endothelial function in women and men at risk for cardiovascular disease (REWARD) study: methodology
    Simon L Bacon
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:50. 2011
  2. pmc Individual-level socioeconomic status is associated with worse asthma morbidity in patients with asthma
    Simon L Bacon
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Division of Chest Medicine, Research Center, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal University of Montréal affiliated hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Respir Res 10:125. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of ischaemia and pain in the blood pressure response to exercise stress testing in patients with coronary heart disease
    S L Bacon
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Hum Hypertens 20:672-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in plasma volume associated with mental stress ischemia in patients with coronary artery disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 61:143-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of acute and chronic exercise on thrombosis in cardiovascular disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, SP165 35, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1R6, Canada
    Thromb Haemost 101:452-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint What is worse for asthma control and quality of life: depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, or both?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, J 3190, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, QC, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Chest 130:1039-47. 2006
  7. doi request reprint The association between anxiety sensitivity and atopy in adult asthmatics
    Silvana Barone
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Behav Med 31:331-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and stress management training on markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with ischemic heart disease: a randomized controlled trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 293:1626-34. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Are exercise stress tests appropriate for assessing myocardial ischemia in patients with major depressive disorder?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 148:621-7. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Association between clinical depression and endothelial function measured by forearm hyperemic reactivity
    Kim L Lavoie
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 72:20-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc The research on endothelial function in women and men at risk for cardiovascular disease (REWARD) study: methodology
    Simon L Bacon
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:50. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Individual-level socioeconomic status is associated with worse asthma morbidity in patients with asthma
    Simon L Bacon
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Division of Chest Medicine, Research Center, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal University of Montréal affiliated hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Respir Res 10:125. 2009
    ..g., cockroaches, tobacco smoke) and outdoor (e.g., urban pollution) allergens, thus increasing risk for exacerbations...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of ischaemia and pain in the blood pressure response to exercise stress testing in patients with coronary heart disease
    S L Bacon
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Hum Hypertens 20:672-8. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in plasma volume associated with mental stress ischemia in patients with coronary artery disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 61:143-8. 2006
    ..Reduced plasma volume may be one mechanism by which mental stress may increase the risk for acute coronary events...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of acute and chronic exercise on thrombosis in cardiovascular disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, SP165 35, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1R6, Canada
    Thromb Haemost 101:452-9. 2009
    ..For example, the impact of warm-up exercise, the interaction of medications, and issues surrounding the optimal volume and intensity of exercise...
  6. ncbi request reprint What is worse for asthma control and quality of life: depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, or both?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, J 3190, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, QC, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Chest 130:1039-47. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the relative impact of having a DD and/or AD on asthma control and quality of life...
  7. doi request reprint The association between anxiety sensitivity and atopy in adult asthmatics
    Silvana Barone
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Behav Med 31:331-9. 2008
    ..11, p = .014). There was no evidence for a significant association between any of the other questionnaire scores and atopic status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and stress management training on markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with ischemic heart disease: a randomized controlled trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 293:1626-34. 2005
    ..Observational studies have shown that psychosocial factors are associated with increased risk for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but the effects of behavioral interventions on psychosocial and medical end points remain uncertain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are exercise stress tests appropriate for assessing myocardial ischemia in patients with major depressive disorder?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 148:621-7. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Association between clinical depression and endothelial function measured by forearm hyperemic reactivity
    Kim L Lavoie
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 72:20-6. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Psychologic distress and maladaptive coping styles in patients with severe vs moderate asthma
    Kim L Lavoie
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Research Center, Department of Chest Medicine, J 3190, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, QC, Canada H4J 1C5
    Chest 137:1324-31. 2010
    ..This study assessed levels of psychologic distress and a range of disease-relevant emotional and behavioral coping styles in patients with severe vs moderate asthma...
  12. doi request reprint Association of asthma self-efficacy to asthma control and quality of life
    Kim L Lavoie
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Division of Chest Medicine, Research Center, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4J 1C5
    Ann Behav Med 36:100-6. 2008
    ..Achieving optimal asthma control relies upon several behavioral factors (self-monitoring, treatment adherence) that may be influenced by asthma self-efficacy (ASE)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tracer kinetics of forearm endothelial function: comparison of an empirical method and a quantitative modeling technique
    Xueli Zhao
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and Concordia University, Canada
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:628-31. 2007
    ..These results indicate that there is a large discrepancy between the empirical and computational method for FEF. Further work is needed to establish the physiological and mathematical validity of the 2 modeling methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and occupational asthma
    Kim L Lavoie
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Division of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montré al a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:103-9. 2009
    ..g., anxiety and sadness/depression). When severe and chronic, psychological distress may reach clinical levels and is referred to as a 'psychiatric disorder', which is a clinical diagnosis based on established diagnostic criteria...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and endothelial function
    Jennifer L Gordon
    Montreal Behavioral Medicine Centre, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger East, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Behav Med 31:5-21. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, there are no studies that have assessed the impact of multiple health behaviors or the interaction of health behaviors on EF...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and psychological distress in patients with COPD
    Catherine Laurin
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, J 3190, 5400 Gouin Ouest, Montreal, QC, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Chest 132:148-55. 2007
    ..The present cross-sectional study evaluated the prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders, levels of psychological distress, and quality of life in 62 women and 54 men with documented, stable COPD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise, diet and weight loss on high blood pressure
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Sports Med 34:307-16. 2004
    ..These data support the role of behavioural interventions in the treatment of patients with elevations in BP...
  18. ncbi request reprint Higher BMI is associated with worse asthma control and quality of life but not asthma severity
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Department of Chest Medicine, J 3190, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Respir Med 100:648-57. 2006
    ..Results identify higher BMI and obesity as potential behavioral factors related to worse asthma control and quality of life, but not asthma severity, and suggest important avenues for asthma management and control initiatives...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of daily stress on autonomic cardiac control in patients with coronary artery disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1292-4. 2004
    ..g., anger, stress, sadness) with decreases in high- and low-frequency power, whereas higher levels of positive emotion were related to an increase in low-frequency power, independent of age, posture, and medications...
  20. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in coronary artery disease patients with and without panic disorder
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Psychiatry Res 128:289-99. 2004
    ..Though preliminary, these findings suggest that changes in HRV may not be the mechanism underlying greater cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among CAD patients with PD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Are psychiatric disorders associated with worse asthma control and quality of life in asthma patients?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, J 3190, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Que, Canada H4J 1C5
    Respir Med 99:1249-57. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in 406 adult asthma patients, and associations between psychiatric status, levels of asthma control, and asthma-related quality of life...
  22. doi request reprint The role of mood disorders in exercise-induced cardiovascular reactivity
    Roxanne Pelletier
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Montreal Heart Institute a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, Montreal, Quebec H1T 1C8, Canada
    Psychosom Med 71:301-7. 2009
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Negative association between resting blood pressure and chest pain in people undergoing exercise stress testing for coronary artery disease
    Blaine Ditto
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pain 149:501-5. 2010
    ..Awareness of the potential association between blood pressure and angina may provide patients with coronary artery disease and their physicians' important guidance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationship between exercise systolic blood pressure and left ventricular geometry in overweight, mildly hypertensive patients
    Lee M Pierson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Hypertens 22:399-405. 2004
    ..To examine the association between the graded exercise systolic blood pressure (SBP) response and left ventricular (LV) geometric structure in patients with untreated mild hypertension...
  25. doi request reprint The influence of trait and state rumination on cardiovascular recovery from a negative emotional stressor
    Brenda L Key
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N W, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    J Behav Med 31:237-48. 2008
    ..Results suggest that rumination may play a role in the association between stress and hypertension by prolonging cardiovascular activation following stress...
  26. doi request reprint Early socioeconomic status is associated with adult nighttime blood pressure dipping
    Tavis S Campbell
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    Psychosom Med 70:276-81. 2008
    ..Recent cross-sectional research has also linked low levels of SES with several cardiovascular risk factors including poor nighttime BP dipping...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reliability of hematocrit during rest and stress in healthy adults
    Christopher Ring
    International Centre for Health and Exercise Research, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Biol Psychol 77:63-8. 2008
    ..The reliability of stress-induced hemoconcentration may be improved by more provocative challenges and repeated sampling during stress...
  28. ncbi request reprint Increases in lipids and immune cells in response to exercise and mental stress in patients with suspected coronary artery disease: effects of adjustment for shifts in plasma volume
    Simon L Bacon
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT, Birmingham, UK
    Biol Psychol 65:237-50. 2004
    ..This study provides evidence that, in coronary artery disease patients, exercise and mental stress-induced increases in lipids but not immune cells can be largely accounted for by shifts in plasma volume...
  29. ncbi request reprint A high-fat meal increases cardiovascular reactivity to psychological stress in healthy young adults
    Fabijana Jakulj
    University of Calgary, Department of Psychology, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    J Nutr 137:935-9. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic, hemostatic, and endothelial reactions to psychological and physical stress in coronary artery disease patients
    Simon L Bacon
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Biol Psychol 71:162-70. 2006
    ..Future research is needed to investigate how these stress responses are prospectively related to acute cardiac events...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and weight loss on hypertension
    James A Blumenthal
    JAMA 290:885-6; author reply 886-7. 2003