Jeanne McCaffery

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factor structure underlying components of allostatic load
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47246. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint A single factor underlies the metabolic syndrome: a confirmatory factor analysis: response to Pladevall et al
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1719-20; discussion 1720. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetics in psychosomatic medicine: research designs and statistical approaches
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:206-16. 2007
  4. pmc Educational attainment, smoking initiation and lifetime nicotine dependence among male Vietnam-era twins
    J M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychol Med 38:1287-97. 2008
  5. pmc Genetic predictors of depressive symptoms in cardiac patients
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:381-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Educational attainment and the heritability of self-reported hypertension among male Vietnam-era twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:781-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in twins from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S207-15. 2008
  8. pmc Gene X environment interaction of vigorous exercise and body mass index among male Vietnam-era twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1011-8. 2009
  9. pmc Differential functional magnetic resonance imaging response to food pictures in successful weight-loss maintainers relative to normal-weight and obese controls
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:928-34. 2009
  10. pmc Effects of social contact and zygosity on 21-y weight change in male twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:404-9. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications28

  1. pmc Factor structure underlying components of allostatic load
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47246. 2012
    ..Moreover, the common variance suggests the existence of statistical coherence above and beyond that attributable to the metabolic syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint A single factor underlies the metabolic syndrome: a confirmatory factor analysis: response to Pladevall et al
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1719-20; discussion 1720. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetics in psychosomatic medicine: research designs and statistical approaches
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:206-16. 2007
    ..We hope this overview of twin and genetic association designs will support and stimulate thoughtful applications of genetic approaches within psychosomatic medicine...
  4. pmc Educational attainment, smoking initiation and lifetime nicotine dependence among male Vietnam-era twins
    J M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychol Med 38:1287-97. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Genetic predictors of depressive symptoms in cardiac patients
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:381-8. 2009
    ..Results suggested that genetic variation related to endothelial dysfunction is predictive of depressive symptoms and that endothelial dysfunction may be a novel mechanism contributing to depressive symptoms among cardiac patients...
  6. doi request reprint Educational attainment and the heritability of self-reported hypertension among male Vietnam-era twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:781-6. 2008
    ..In addition, epidemiological research indicates that the prevalence of hypertension differs by socioeconomic factors, such as educational attainment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in twins from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S207-15. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, no prior twin studies have examined genetic and environmental contributions to the association of depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in adolescence...
  8. pmc Gene X environment interaction of vigorous exercise and body mass index among male Vietnam-era twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1011-8. 2009
    ..However, twin models that incorporate a gene-environment correlation and gene x environment interaction have not been applied to elucidate specific environmental factors that affect the heritability of BMI...
  9. pmc Differential functional magnetic resonance imaging response to food pictures in successful weight-loss maintainers relative to normal-weight and obese controls
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:928-34. 2009
    ..However, little work to date has examined how SWLs differ biologically from normal-weight (NW) and obese controls...
  10. pmc Effects of social contact and zygosity on 21-y weight change in male twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:404-9. 2011
    ..Recent evidence indicates that social contact is related to similarities in weight gain over time. However, no studies have examined this effect in a twin design, in which genetic and other environmental effects can also be estimated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Common genetic vulnerability to depressive symptoms and coronary artery disease: a review and development of candidate genes related to inflammation and serotonin
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:187-200. 2006
    ..We conclude with an overview of select candidate genes within these pathways...
  12. ncbi request reprint Allelic variation in the serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) and cardiovascular reactivity in young adult male and female twins of European-American descent
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:721-8. 2003
    ..To examine the effect of length variation in the serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) on individual differences in cardiovascular response to psychological challenge...
  13. ncbi request reprint Variability within alpha- and beta-adrenoreceptor genes as a predictor of cardiovascular function at rest and in response to mental challenge
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Hypertens 20:1105-14. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and metabolic risk in adult male twins enrolled in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute twin study
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:490-7. 2003
    ..To determine the extent to which depressive symptoms are associated with metabolic risk factors and whether genetic or environmental factors account for this association...
  15. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and late-onset smoking in the Vietnam era twin registry
    Karestan C Koenen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:186-90. 2006
    ..If replicated, these results identify PTSD as a risk factor for smoking that should lead to early tobacco control treatment in this population...
  16. pmc Maintaining large weight losses: the role of behavioral and psychological factors
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1015-21. 2008
    ..Future programs should focus on maintaining physical activity, dietary restraints, and frequent self-weighing and should include stronger components to modify psychological parameters...
  17. pmc Pharmacogenetic clinical trial of sustained-release bupropion for smoking cessation
    Sean P David
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Providence, RI 02860, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:821-33. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint TCF7L2 polymorphism and cognitive test performance in cardiovascular disease
    Therese Anne Keary
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 12:93-8. 2012
    ..The present study examines cognitive function among transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) genotype groups in a sample of older adults with cardiovascular disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early life stress and morphometry of the adult anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nuclei
    Ronald A Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:975-82. 2006
    ..We examine whether reported adverse ELS defined as stressful and/or traumatic adverse childhood events (ACEs) is associated with smaller limbic and basal ganglia volumes...
  20. ncbi request reprint A twin-sibling study of tobacco use in adolescence: etiology of individual differences and extreme scores
    Richard Rende
    Brown Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:413-9. 2005
    ..These findings were compatible with prior studies of both adolescent and adult smoking and reinforce the importance of familial influences on high levels of smoking frequency in adolescence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hostility and urine norepinephrine interact to predict insulin resistance: the VA Normative Aging Study
    Jianping Zhang
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:718-26. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that hostility may interact with circulating norepinephrine (NEPI) levels, indexed by 24-hour urine concentrations, to affect insulin resistance...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is cardiovascular reactivity associated with atherosclerosis among hypertensives?
    Peter J Gianaros
    Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Research Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hypertension 40:742-7. 2002
    ..Among hypertensives, exaggerated behaviorally evoked cardiovascular reactivity appears to be uniquely associated with greater carotid intima-media thickness but not with carotid plaque occurrence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Are metabolic risk factors one unified syndrome? Modeling the structure of the metabolic syndrome X
    Biing Jiun Shen
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:701-11. 2003
    ..This study provides an empirical foundation for conceptualizing and measuring the metabolic syndrome that unites four related components (insulin resistance, obesity, lipids, and blood pressure)...
  24. ncbi request reprint A study of depressive symptoms and smoking behavior in adult male twins from the NHLBI twin study
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:77-83. 2003
    ..Taken together with the previous literature, these results suggest that the etiology of covariation among depressive symptoms and smoking behavior may vary by measurement and severity of depressive symptomology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of tobacco use and dependence: a transdisciplinary perspective
    Edmond D Shenassa
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S55-69. 2003
    ..Research gaps that exist between scientific disciplines are highlighted, and some directions for future research are suggested...
  26. ncbi request reprint Covariation of psychosocial characteristics associated with cardiovascular disease: genetic and environmental influences
    Douglas A Raynor
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 405 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:191-203; discussion 204-5. 2002
    ..Therefore, the current study used a twin design to examine the relative contributions of genetic and environmental influences to the variation and covariation of these three psychosocial characteristics...
  27. ncbi request reprint Suppressed hostility predicted hypertension incidence among middle-aged men: the normative aging study
    Jianping Zhang
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Behav Med 28:443-54. 2005
    ..Among older participants, the HoxSuppression interaction was not predictive of HTN incidence. These results provide support for the Suppressed Hostility hypothesis in middle-aged men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anger-related personality traits and carotid artery atherosclerosis in untreated hypertensive men
    Maria E Bleil
    Behavioral Physiology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 4015 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:633-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether anger-related personality traits are associated with carotid artery atherosclerosis in untreated hypertensive patients...

Research Grants3

  1. SES, health behaviors and CVD among Vietnam-era-Twins
    Jeanne McCaffery; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary method of analysis will be twin structural equation modeling. ..
  2. Genetic Predictors of Comorbid Depressive Symptoms + CAD
    Jeanne McCaffery; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....