Wolfgang Linden

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression after cancer diagnosis: prevalence rates by cancer type, gender, and age
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    J Affect Disord 141:343-51. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mismatch of desired versus perceived social support and associated levels of anxiety and depression in newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 20:1449-56. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Psychological treatment outcomes for cancer patients: what do meta-analyses tell us about distress reduction?
    Wolfgang Linden
    University of British Columbia, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:343-50. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological treatment of cardiac patients: a meta-analysis
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Eur Heart J 28:2972-84. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of behavioral treatments for hypertension
    Wolfgang Linden
    Psychology, The University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:51-63. 2006
  6. pmc The psychosocial screen for cancer (PSSCAN): further validation and normative data
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:16. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity: status quo and a research agenda for the new millennium
    Wolfgang Linden
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:5-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Can psychological factors account for a lack of nocturnal blood pressure dipping?
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, UBC, BC, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 36:253-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Avoidable pitfalls in behavioral medicine outcome research
    Wolfgang Linden
    The University of British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 33:143-7. 2007
  10. pmc Development and validation of a psychosocial screening instrument for cancer
    Wolfgang Linden
    Psychology Department, The University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Psychology UBC, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:54. 2005

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression after cancer diagnosis: prevalence rates by cancer type, gender, and age
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    J Affect Disord 141:343-51. 2012
    ..The present study determined prevalence of anxiety and depression (separated for presence of symptoms versus clinical levels) in a large, representative sample of cancer patients after diagnosis...
  2. doi request reprint Mismatch of desired versus perceived social support and associated levels of anxiety and depression in newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 20:1449-56. 2012
    ..We, therefore, tested a match-mismatch model (low versus high perceived support relative to low versus high desired support) with regard to its association with emotional distress...
  3. doi request reprint Psychological treatment outcomes for cancer patients: what do meta-analyses tell us about distress reduction?
    Wolfgang Linden
    University of British Columbia, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:343-50. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that uneven handling of confounding methodological features are at least partly the reason for disagreements and reviewed the literature in this light...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological treatment of cardiac patients: a meta-analysis
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Eur Heart J 28:2972-84. 2007
    ..The mortality benefits appeared only in men even after controlling for age differences. The timing for the initiation of PT may be a critical mediating variable for mortality outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of behavioral treatments for hypertension
    Wolfgang Linden
    Psychology, The University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:51-63. 2006
    ..There continues to be a scarcity of strong protocols that properly control for floor effects and potential measurement confounds...
  6. pmc The psychosocial screen for cancer (PSSCAN): further validation and normative data
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:16. 2009
    ..Needed were additional analyses to recommend empirically justified cut-off scores as well as data norms for healthy adult samples so as to lend meaning to the recommended cut-off scores...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity: status quo and a research agenda for the new millennium
    Wolfgang Linden
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychosom Med 65:5-8. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Can psychological factors account for a lack of nocturnal blood pressure dipping?
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, UBC, BC, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 36:253-8. 2008
    ..The literature on psychological markers of nondipping is scant but suggests that anger/hostility and chronic stress may be contributors to nondipping...
  9. ncbi request reprint Avoidable pitfalls in behavioral medicine outcome research
    Wolfgang Linden
    The University of British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 33:143-7. 2007
    ..We suggest how these flaws can be avoided in the protocol design stage...
  10. pmc Development and validation of a psychosocial screening instrument for cancer
    Wolfgang Linden
    Psychology Department, The University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Psychology UBC, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:54. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint There is more to anger coping than "in" or "out"
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Emotion 3:12-29. 2003
    ..Women reported use of a wider range of anger coping styles, especially more social support-seeking and more use of anger diffusion strategies than men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anger response styles and blood pressure: at least don't ruminate about it!
    Brenda E Hogan
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 27:38-49. 2004
    ..Research on anger suggests a link with blood pressure (BP), but the findings are complex and highly variable; this is at least partly attributable to measurement issues...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of apologies and trait hostility on recovery from anger
    Jeremy C Anderson
    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Behav Med 29:347-58. 2006
    ..Apologies did not influence subjective anger ratings. It was concluded that apologies may accelerate cardiovascular anger recovery among those with hostile personality predispositions...
  14. doi request reprint Deception in stress reactivity and recovery research
    Wolfgang Linden
    Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:33-8. 2010
    ..In this study we evaluated whether or not post-experimental assessment of participants' ability to see through a protocol affected physiological and subjective responses to an anger-provoking laboratory task...
  15. ncbi request reprint The importance of examining blood pressure reactivity and recovery in anger provocation research
    Jeremy C Anderson
    The University of British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Psychophysiol 57:159-63. 2005
    ..We investigated the moderating relationship of hostility on emotional and physiological arousal due to acute anger provocation; stress reactivity and recovery were measured...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does dissociation of emotional and physiological reactivity predict blood pressure change at 3- and 10-year follow-up?
    Anna Y Levin
    The University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Biol Psychol 77:183-90. 2008
    ..Dissociation between physiological arousal and emotional awareness does not appear to be an important variable in the identification of individuals at risk for later cardiovascular health problems...
  17. pmc Screening for emotional distress in cancer patients: a systematic review of assessment instruments
    Andrea Vodermaier
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1464-88. 2009
    ..Some measures, particularly newly developed cancer-specific scales, require further validation against structured clinical interviews (the criterion standard for validation measures) before they can be recommended...
  18. doi request reprint Negative eating and body attitudes are associated with increased daytime ambulatory blood pressure in healthy young women
    Jennifer L Bedford
    Human Nutrition, The University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Int J Psychophysiol 79:147-54. 2011
    ..Given that many young women report negative eating/body attitudes, we examined whether these attitudes were associated with cortisol and ABP in a cross-sectional study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting blood pressure and heart rate change with cardiovascular reactivity and recovery: results from 3-year and 10-year follow up
    Janine V Moseley
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychosom Med 68:833-43. 2006
    ..We examined whether cardiovascular reactivity and recovery after laboratory-induced stress is useful in predicting 3-year and 10-year ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) among 330 initially normotensive individuals...
  20. ncbi request reprint A new potential marker for abnormal cardiac physiology in depression
    Grant L Iverson
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Behav Med 28:507-11. 2005
    ..8 times more likely to fall in the depressed group than the control group. Additional research is needed to determine if Pd2 is useful for identifying physiological markers of depression...
  21. ncbi request reprint High cognitive dietary restraint is associated with increased cortisol excretion in postmenopausal women
    Candice A Rideout
    Human Nutrition, The University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:628-33. 2006
    ..In young women, high dietary restraint has been associated with both increased excretion of cortisol (a stress hormone) and reduced bone mass. Whether this occurs in older women is unknown and is reported here for the first time...
  22. doi request reprint Depression as a predictor of disease progression and mortality in cancer patients: a meta-analysis
    Jillian R Satin
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 115:5349-61. 2009
    ..This meta-analysis assessed the extent to which depressive symptoms and major depressive disorder predict disease progression and mortality in cancer patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychologic treatment for hypertension can be efficacious
    Wolfgang Linden
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Cardiol 6:48-53. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Stress management: what is it?
    Lephuong Ong
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada VT 1Z4
    J Psychosom Res 56:133-7. 2004
    ..It is concluded that in outcome research, the term "stress management" is operationally defined with such variability that comparisons of SM outcome studies are not meaningful at this time...
  25. ncbi request reprint Curvilinear relationships of expressed anger and blood pressure in women but not in men: evidence from two samples
    Brenda E Hogan
    University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 59:97-102. 2005
    ..In this paper, it is posited that weak methods of measuring BP, failure to address gender differences, and exclusive emphasis on linear models may have contributed to inconsistent results...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Extensive Lifestyle Management Intervention (ELMI) after cardiac rehabilitation: a 4-year randomized controlled trial
    Scott A Lear
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:333-9. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that a modest risk factor and lifestyle management intervention after a CRP would significantly reduce overall cardiovascular risk using the Framingham risk score compared with usual care after 4 years...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral appliance therapy on blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Ryo Otsuka
    Division of Orthodontics, Department of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Sleep Breath 10:29-36. 2006
    ..9 (7.5) for MAP, while asleep. This study suggests that successful OSA treatment with an OA may also be beneficial to lower blood pressure in OSA patients, as previously suggested for nasal continuous positive airway pressure therapy...
  28. doi request reprint Electrodermal activity at acupuncture points differentiates patients with current pain from pain-free controls
    Linda Turner
    Langara College, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 38:71-80. 2013
    ..This research provides support for the usefulness of measuring electrodermal activity when testing energy-based models of disease, and can be seen as a bridge between Western and Chinese medicine...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dietary restraint and cortisol: importance of pervasive concerns with appearance
    Erin Putterman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Appetite 47:64-76. 2006
    ..Implications for interventions and women's health are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Social support interventions: do they work?
    Brenda E Hogan
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:383-442. 2002
    ..Specific methodological and conceptual difficulties that plague this area of research and directions for future research are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint Yoga and psychophysiological determinants of cardiovascular health: comparing yoga practitioners, runners, and sedentary individuals
    Jillian R Satin
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 47:231-41. 2014
    ..The evidence of cardiovascular benefits of yoga is promising, but lacks demonstrations of specificity compared to other interventions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations of depression with survival: a population-based cohort study in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Andrea Vodermaier
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:373-84. 2014
    ..69 (95 % CI 1.44-9.48); p = 0.007) increase, while no association was evident in older patients at age 69 (mean age +1SD). Depression is strongly associated with mortality in younger patients with early stage breast cancer. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Type D personality is related to cardiovascular and neuroendocrine reactivity to acute stress
    Martine E Habra
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, V6T 1Z4, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 55:235-45. 2003
    ..The relationship between Type D personality (the joint tendency towards negative affectivity [NA] and social inhibition [SI]) and laboratory indices of cardiovascular health was examined...
  34. ncbi request reprint Self-organizing neural network analyses of cardiac data in depression
    Michael Gaetz
    HeartLink Canada, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Neuropsychobiology 49:30-7. 2004
    ..To determine if an unsupervised self-organizing neural network could create a clinically meaningful distinction of 'depression' versus 'no depression' based on cardiac time-series data...
  35. ncbi request reprint Toward a causal model of cardiovascular responses to stress and the development of cardiovascular disease
    Amy R Schwartz
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:22-35. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Defensiveness and 3-year blood pressure levels among young adults: the mediating effect of stress-reactivity
    Thomas Rutledge
    The University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:34-40. 2003
    ..Statistical mediation testing supported reactivity levels as an intervening mechanism between defensiveness and 3-year BP levels...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient navigation in cancer care: program delivery and research in British Columbia
    Richard Doll
    University of British Columbia
    Can Oncol Nurs J 13:193. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint The relation between anger coping strategies, anger mood and somatic complaints in children and adolescents
    Anne C Miers
    Developmental Psychology, Leiden University, PO Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:653-64. 2007
    ..In addition, tentative support is given for a broader range of strategies to cope with anger than just the traditionally studied anger-out and anger-in styles...