Eric Strachan

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint University of Washington Twin Registry: poised for the next generation of twin research
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:455-62. 2013
  2. pmc The effects of daily distress and personality on genital HSV shedding and lesions in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial of acyclovir in HSV-2 seropositive women
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1475-81. 2011
  3. pmc Current smoking as a predictor of chronic musculoskeletal pain in young adult twins
    Amy Lewandowski Holley
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Pain 14:1131-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Does caregiving cause psychological distress? The case for familial and genetic vulnerabilities in female twins
    Peter P Vitaliano
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, PO Box 356560, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Ann Behav Med 47:198-207. 2014
  5. pmc Chronic fatigue and personality: a twin study of causal pathways and shared liabilities
    Brian Poeschla
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:289-98. 2013
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on residential location in the US
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Health Place 18:515-9. 2012
  7. pmc Sleep duration and depressive symptoms: a gene-environment interaction
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA UW Medicine Sleep Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Center for Research on the Management of Sleep Disturbances, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Sleep 37:351-8. 2014
  8. pmc Stepping towards causation in studies of neighborhood and environmental effects: how twin research can overcome problems of selection and reverse causation
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 27:106-11. 2014

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint University of Washington Twin Registry: poised for the next generation of twin research
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:455-62. 2013
    ..These include 'omics', epigenetics, gene-by-environment interactions, and other novel methods to understand human health...
  2. pmc The effects of daily distress and personality on genital HSV shedding and lesions in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial of acyclovir in HSV-2 seropositive women
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1475-81. 2011
    ..These results support the hypothesis that psychological distress is both a cause and a consequence of genital lesion episodes...
  3. pmc Current smoking as a predictor of chronic musculoskeletal pain in young adult twins
    Amy Lewandowski Holley
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Pain 14:1131-9. 2013
    ..Longitudinal studies and recruitment of participants prior to smoking initiation and chronic pain onset will better identify causal associations...
  4. doi request reprint Does caregiving cause psychological distress? The case for familial and genetic vulnerabilities in female twins
    Peter P Vitaliano
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, PO Box 356560, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Ann Behav Med 47:198-207. 2014
    ..Informal caregiving can be deleterious to mental health, but research results are inconsistent and may reflect an interaction between caregiving and vulnerability to stress...
  5. pmc Chronic fatigue and personality: a twin study of causal pathways and shared liabilities
    Brian Poeschla
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:289-98. 2013
    ..The etiology of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) remains unknown. Personality traits influence well-being and may play a role in CFS and unexplained chronic fatigue...
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on residential location in the US
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Health Place 18:515-9. 2012
    ..Thus, minimal variance in walkability was explained by shared genetic effects in younger and older twins, and confirms the importance of environmental factors in walkability of residential locations...
  7. pmc Sleep duration and depressive symptoms: a gene-environment interaction
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA UW Medicine Sleep Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Center for Research on the Management of Sleep Disturbances, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Sleep 37:351-8. 2014
    ..We used quantitative genetic models to assess whether sleep duration modifies genetic and environmental influences on depressive symptoms...
  8. pmc Stepping towards causation in studies of neighborhood and environmental effects: how twin research can overcome problems of selection and reverse causation
    Glen E Duncan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 27:106-11. 2014
    ..We conclude that collaboration among investigators from multiple fields can move the field forward by designing studies that step toward causation. ..