Affiliation: Columbia University
- Directionality of the relationship between depressive symptom dimensions and C-reactive protein in patients with acute coronary syndromesJonathan A Shaffer
Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Psychosom Med 73:370-7. 2011..We examined whether depressive symptoms or inflammation predicts change in the other for a 3-month period in a sample of adults with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
- Association of acute coronary syndrome-induced posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms with self-reported sleepJonathan A Shaffer
Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 318, New York, NY, 10032, USA
Ann Behav Med 46:349-57. 2013..Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) are associated with recurrent ACS events and mortality. Poor sleep may be a mechanism, but the association between PTSD and sleep after ACS is unknown...
- Superiority of ambulatory to physician blood pressure is not an artifact of differential measurement reliabilityWilliam Gerin
Department of Medicine, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
Blood Press Monit 11:297-301. 2006..Whether this is due to the greater reliability owing to the larger number of measurements that are usually taken using ambulatory monitoring, or the greater validity of these measurements independent of the number, remains controversial...
- The misdiagnosis of hypertension: the role of patient anxietyGbenga Ogedegbe
Department of Medicine, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:2459-65. 2008..We tested the hypothesis that the white coat effect may be a conditioned response as opposed to a manifestation of general anxiety...
- Socioeconomic and psychosocial factors mediate race differences in nocturnal blood pressure dippingTanya M Spruill
Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
Am J Hypertens 22:637-42. 2009..In order to address the limited reproducibility of dipping measures, we investigated this question in a sample of participants who underwent multiple ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) sessions...
- Aspirin adherence, aspirin dosage, and C-reactive protein in the first 3 months after acute coronary syndromeIan M Kronish
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Am J Cardiol 106:1090-4. 2010..The association between aspirin adherence and CRP level was not attenuated by controlling for other risk-reducing behaviors. In conclusion, a strong association was found between aspirin adherence and the CRP level after an ACS...
- Assessment of the white-coat effectWilliam Gerin
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Hypertens 24:67-74. 2006..Resting levels taken in the clinic may also be elevated, and will therefore underestimate the WCE...