L Fredman

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Caregiving associated with selected cancer risk behaviors and screening utilization among women: cross-sectional results of the 2009 BRFSS
    Katherine W Reeves
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 410 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:685. 2012
  2. pmc Mortality associated with caregiving, general stress, and caregiving-related stress in elderly women: results of caregiver-study of osteoporotic fractures
    Lisa Fredman
    Epidemiology Department, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:937-43. 2010
  3. pmc Caregiving, metabolic syndrome indicators, and 1-year decline in walking speed: results of Caregiver-SOF
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:565-72. 2010
  4. pmc Caregiving intensity and change in physical functioning over a 2-year period: results of the caregiver-study of osteoporotic fractures
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:203-10. 2009
  5. pmc Caregiving, mortality, and mobility decline: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2154-62. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Extending gerontological research through linking investigators' studies to public-use datasets
    L Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    Gerontologist 41:15-22. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients with hip fracture with positive affect have better functional recovery over 2 years
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1074-81. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Female hip fracture patients had poorer performance-based functioning than community-dwelling peers over 2-year follow-up period
    Lisa Fredman
    Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1289-98. 2005
  9. pmc Relation between neighborhood median housing value and hypertension risk among black women in the United States
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:718-24. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time exercise and overall physical activity in older women caregivers and non-caregivers from the Caregiver-SOF Study
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 43:226-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Caregiving associated with selected cancer risk behaviors and screening utilization among women: cross-sectional results of the 2009 BRFSS
    Katherine W Reeves
    Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 410 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:685. 2012
    ..We examined caregiving effects on cancer risk behaviors and breast and cervical cancer screening in the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...
  2. pmc Mortality associated with caregiving, general stress, and caregiving-related stress in elderly women: results of caregiver-study of osteoporotic fractures
    Lisa Fredman
    Epidemiology Department, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:937-43. 2010
    ..To investigate the separate and combined effects of caregiver status and high stress on mortality risk over 8 years in elderly women...
  3. pmc Caregiving, metabolic syndrome indicators, and 1-year decline in walking speed: results of Caregiver-SOF
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:565-72. 2010
    ..Chronic stress may lead to health decline through metabolic syndrome. Thus, persons in stressful caregiving situations who also have more indicators of metabolic syndrome may experience more decline than other caregivers or noncaregivers...
  4. pmc Caregiving intensity and change in physical functioning over a 2-year period: results of the caregiver-study of osteoporotic fractures
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:203-10. 2009
    ..Higher levels of physical performance persisted over 2 years among high-intensity caregivers, which did not support the traditional stress hypothesis...
  5. pmc Caregiving, mortality, and mobility decline: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2154-62. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that caregivers may be more physically active than noncaregivers, which may protect them from health decline...
  6. ncbi request reprint Extending gerontological research through linking investigators' studies to public-use datasets
    L Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    Gerontologist 41:15-22. 2001
    ..The authors describe the advantages and limitations of these methods and practical and conceptual issues in combining investigator-initiated and public-use datasets...
  7. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients with hip fracture with positive affect have better functional recovery over 2 years
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1074-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether patients with hip fracture with high positive affect had better functioning than those with low positive affect or depressive symptoms in three performance-based measures over 2 years after the fracture...
  8. ncbi request reprint Female hip fracture patients had poorer performance-based functioning than community-dwelling peers over 2-year follow-up period
    Lisa Fredman
    Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1289-98. 2005
    ..Compare performance-based functioning over 2 years among elderly women hip fracture patients vs. community-dwelling older women...
  9. pmc Relation between neighborhood median housing value and hypertension risk among black women in the United States
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:718-24. 2007
    ..We examined the relation between median housing value and hypertension risk among US Black women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time exercise and overall physical activity in older women caregivers and non-caregivers from the Caregiver-SOF Study
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Med 43:226-9. 2006
    ..However, through caregiving tasks, caregivers may be as physically active as non-caregivers. This study compared leisure-time exercise and overall physical activity in elderly women caregivers and non-caregivers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination and the incidence of hypertension in US black women
    Yvette Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:681-7. 2006
    ..Unique experiences associated with "race," such as racism, may adversely affect health. Our goal is to assess whether racism is associated with the occurrence of hypertension in African-American women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in elderly women caregivers depend on the level of depressive symptoms: results of the Caregiver--Study of Osteoporotic Fractures
    Jinesh Kochar
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2003-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether depressive symptoms modify the association between caregiving and sleep problems in elderly women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changes in functional status attributable to hip fracture: a comparison of hip fracture patients to community-dwelling aged
    Jay Magaziner
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1023-31. 2003
    ..7-15%; attributable disability, approximately six cases per 100 persons). Thus, results showed that hip fracture patients had substantially more activities of daily living disability than that explained by aging over 24 months...
  14. ncbi request reprint The contribution of hip fracture to risk of subsequent fractures: data from two longitudinal studies
    Cathleen Colon-Emeric
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Department of Biometry and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:879-83. 2003
    ..The contribution of hip fracture to the risk of subsequent fractures is unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pragmatic and internal validity issues in sampling in caregiver studies: a comparison of population-based, registry-based, and ancillary studies
    Lisa Fredman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Aging Health 16:175-203. 2004
    ..Validity and pragmatic concerns were compared in four caregiver studies that used different sampling frames: community based, Alzheimer's disease registry, and ancillary studies to existing epidemiologic studies...
  16. pmc Association of alcohol consumption with brain volume in the Framingham study
    Carol Ann Paul
    Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, 106 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02418, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1363-7. 2008
    ..There is evidence that drinking large amounts of alcohol is related to brain atrophy. It is uncertain what the effects of low to moderate consumption might be...
  17. pmc Plasma B vitamins, homocysteine, and their relation with bone loss and hip fracture in elderly men and women
    Robert R McLean
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2206-12. 2008
    ..Elevated homocysteine is a strong risk factor for osteoporotic fractures among elders, yet it may be a marker for low B-vitamin status...
  18. doi request reprint Synergistic effects of child abuse and intimate partner violence on depressive symptoms in women
    Colleen T Fogarty
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Prev Med 46:463-9. 2008
    ..This study estimated the odds of depressive symptoms over the prior week among women exposed to child abuse or IPV alone, and both child abuse and IPV...
  19. ncbi request reprint Are all caregivers created equal? Stress in caregivers to adults with and without dementia
    Rosanna M Bertrand
    Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    J Aging Health 18:534-51. 2006
    ..This study of 349 elderly caregivers explored mediators of the caregiving / stress relationship for caregivers to adults with (n = 106), and without (n = 243) dementia...

Research Grants19

  1. MBSR Intervention to reduce stress in AD caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will guide the design of a larger RCT of the effects of MBSR on reducing stress, and will provide insight into the physiological mechanisms of MBSR. ..
  2. Pathways from Stress to Metabolic Syndrome and Health Decline in Aged Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results will provide insight into biological pathways underlying health decline in aged caregivers, and have implications for interventions to reduce adverse effects of chronic stress. ..
  3. Health decline in aged caregivers: epidemiologic study
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Study results will guide interventions to reduce effects of stress on physical and cognitive health in older caregivers, and older adults in general. ..
  4. Biological Pathways of Acute and Chronic Stress in Aged Hip Fracture Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will advance research on the physiological and health effects of caregiving, and have implications for designing interventions for caregivers to persons with hip fracture or other conditions. ..
  5. Pathways from Stress to Metabolic Syndrome and Health Decline in Aged Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results will provide insight into biological pathways underlying health decline in aged caregivers, and have implications for interventions to reduce adverse effects of chronic stress. ..
  6. Health decline in aged caregivers: epidemiologic study
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study results will guide interventions to reduce effects of stress on physical and cognitive health in older caregivers, and older adults in general. ..
  7. Pathways from Stress to Metabolic Syndrome and Health Decline in Aged Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will provide insight into biological pathways underlying health decline in aged caregivers, and have implications for interventions to reduce adverse effects of chronic stress. ..
  8. HEALTH DECLINE IN AGED CAREGIVERS: EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These study results will provide epidemiologic evidence of adverse physical health outcomes of caregiving, and implications for detection and prevention of health decline in caregivers. ..
  9. Biological Pathways of Acute and Chronic Stress in Aged Hip Fracture Caregivers
    Lisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will advance research on the physiological and health effects of caregiving, and have implications for designing interventions for caregivers to persons with hip fracture or other conditions. ..