K Vedhara

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Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An investigation into the relationship between salivary cortisol, stress, anxiety and depression
    Kav Vedhara
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Human Stress Research Unit, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
    Biol Psychol 62:89-96. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Consequences of live poliovirus vaccine administration in chronic fatigue syndrome
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Neuroimmunol 75:183-95. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Greater emotional distress is associated with accelerated CD4+ cell decline in HIV infection
    K Vedhara
    Department of Psychology, University of Bristol, UK
    J Psychosom Res 42:379-90. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress in elderly carers of dementia patients and antibody response to influenza vaccination
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Lancet 353:627-31. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute stress, memory, attention and cortisol
    K Vedhara
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Clifton, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 25:535-49. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with indices of cortisol production in women with breast cancer and controls
    Kavita Vedhara
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:299-311. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of stressors and psychosocial variables in the stress process: a study of chronic caregiver stress
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Clifton, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 62:374-85. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of complex interventions: psychological interventions in coronary heart disease
    Nicky J Welton
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1158-65. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and clinical determinants of compliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopic children
    A Searle
    MRC Health Services, Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eye (Lond) 16:150-5. 2002
  10. pmc Impact of prostate cancer testing: an evaluation of the emotional consequences of a negative biopsy result
    R C Macefield
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1335-40. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint An investigation into the relationship between salivary cortisol, stress, anxiety and depression
    Kav Vedhara
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Human Stress Research Unit, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
    Biol Psychol 62:89-96. 2003
    ..A relationship was apparent between indices of distress and change in cortisol levels, but not absolute levels of the hormone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Consequences of live poliovirus vaccine administration in chronic fatigue syndrome
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Neuroimmunol 75:183-95. 1997
    ..Polio vaccination was not found to be clinically contraindicated in CFS patients, however, there was evidence of altered immune reactivity and virus clearance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Greater emotional distress is associated with accelerated CD4+ cell decline in HIV infection
    K Vedhara
    Department of Psychology, University of Bristol, UK
    J Psychosom Res 42:379-90. 1997
    ..The data suggest that some of the variability in HIV progression can be attributed to emotional distress...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress in elderly carers of dementia patients and antibody response to influenza vaccination
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Lancet 353:627-31. 1999
    ..We investigated whether antibody responses to influenza vaccination differed between carers and a control group, and the relation of the antibody response to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute stress, memory, attention and cortisol
    K Vedhara
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Clifton, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 25:535-49. 2000
    ..It was concluded that the results support the view that cortisol can modulate cognitive processes and that the effects of corticosteroids on cognitive function are selective...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with indices of cortisol production in women with breast cancer and controls
    Kavita Vedhara
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:299-311. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint The role of stressors and psychosocial variables in the stress process: a study of chronic caregiver stress
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Clifton, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 62:374-85. 2000
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of complex interventions: psychological interventions in coronary heart disease
    Nicky J Welton
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1158-65. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and clinical determinants of compliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopic children
    A Searle
    MRC Health Services, Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Eye (Lond) 16:150-5. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent that psychosocial and clinical variables influence parental compliance with occlusion therapy (eye patching) in children with amblyopia...
  10. pmc Impact of prostate cancer testing: an evaluation of the emotional consequences of a negative biopsy result
    R C Macefield
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1335-40. 2010
    ..When testing for prostate cancer, as many as 75% of men with a raised prostate-specific antigen (PSA) have a benign biopsy result. Little is known about the psychological effect of this result for these men...
  11. ncbi request reprint The measurement of stress-related immune dysfunction in psychoneuroimmunology
    K Vedhara
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Clifton, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 23:699-715. 1999
    ..We hope that a clear understanding of the rationale behind such assays and their inherent advantages and limitations will inform the discussion of the significance of stress-related immune impairment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress in nonelderly caregivers: psychological, endocrine and immune implications
    Kavita Vedhara
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, UK
    J Psychosom Res 53:1153-61. 2002
    ..g., spousal caregivers of dementia patients) extends to a younger caregiver population, specifically spousal carers of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The four-dimensional stress test: psychological, sympathetic-adrenal-medullary, parasympathetic and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal responses following inhalation of 35% CO2
    Mark A Wetherell
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:736-47. 2006
    ..The current study was designed, therefore, to assess the psychological and physiological responses to the inhalation of CO2...
  14. ncbi request reprint Examination stress results in altered cardiovascular responses to acute challenge and lower cortisol
    Patricia Loft
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:367-75. 2007
    ..Salivary cortisol levels were consistently lower in the exam group. These findings indicate that ongoing natural stress alters cortisol secretion and cardiovascular responses in the face of an acute stress challenge...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship of early childhood illness with adult cortisol in the Barry Caerphilly Growth (BCG) cohort
    Kavita Vedhara
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:865-73. 2007
    ..Analyses were conducted in the Barry Caerphilly Growth (BCG) cohort to explore whether the postnatal exposure of childhood infections was related to HPA axis activity in adulthood...
  16. pmc Patients' perspectives on foot complications in type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study
    Lone Gale
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Horfield Health Centre, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 58:555-63. 2008
    ..Foot ulceration is a major health problem for people with diabetes. To minimise the risk of ulceration, patients are advised to perform preventive foot self-care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Emotionally expressive coping reduces pregnancy rates in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization
    Efharis Panagopoulou
    Medical School Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 86:672-7. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of coping and of infertility-specific and nonspecific stress on pregnancy outcomes after IVF treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in mood predict disease activity and quality of life in patients with psoriasis following emotional disclosure
    Kavita Vedhara
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 62:611-9. 2007
    ..The present study examined the effects of emotional disclosure (ED) intervention on both disease severity and quality of life in patients with psoriasis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of emotional disclosure on psychological and physiological outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an exploratory home-based study
    Mark A Wetherell
    MRC Health Services Research Colloboration, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    J Health Psychol 10:277-85. 2005
    ..These group differences appeared to be due to deteriorations in the control group more than improvements in the disclosure group...