Karina Davidson

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group Report
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th St, PH9 Center, Room 941, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:645-50. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Definitions and distinctions among depressive syndromes and symptoms: implications for a better understanding of the depression-cardiovascular disease association
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S6-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization cost offset of a hostility intervention for coronary heart disease patients
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY10032, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:657-62. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Developing an evidence base in clinical psychology
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:259-71. 2006
  5. pmc Emotional predictors and behavioral triggers of acute coronary syndrome
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 75:S15-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological theories of depression: potential application for the prevention of acute coronary syndrome recurrence
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:165-73. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Standardizing the comparison of systolic blood pressure vs. pulse pressure for predicting coronary heart disease
    Karina W Davidson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:411-3. 2006
  8. pmc Relation of inflammation to depression and incident coronary heart disease (from the Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey [NSHS95] Prospective Population Study)
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:755-61. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group report
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA, and Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 32:121-6. 2006
  10. pmc Depression and cardiovascular disease: selected findings, controversies, and clinical implications from 2009
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 77:S20-6. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group Report
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th St, PH9 Center, Room 941, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:645-50. 2006
    ..The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened an interdisciplinary working group of experts to develop recommendations for the assessment and treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Definitions and distinctions among depressive syndromes and symptoms: implications for a better understanding of the depression-cardiovascular disease association
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S6-9. 2005
    ..We provide an overview of definitions and possible assessment of depression, and we discuss key assessment distinctions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization cost offset of a hostility intervention for coronary heart disease patients
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY10032, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:657-62. 2007
    ..00(dollars) spent on therapy, there is an approximate savings of 2.00(dollars) in hospitalization costs in the following 6 months. These findings support the hospitalization cost offset of hostility-reduction in CHD patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Developing an evidence base in clinical psychology
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:259-71. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Emotional predictors and behavioral triggers of acute coronary syndrome
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 75:S15-9. 2008
    ..Despite these findings, the use of emotional or behavioral information to identify persons at high risk for imminent ACS to facilitate such patient identification...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological theories of depression: potential application for the prevention of acute coronary syndrome recurrence
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:165-73. 2004
    ..The ways in which psychological proximal cause theories are relevant--or irrelevant--for both the treatment of depressive symptoms in post-ACS patients and the prevention of ACS recurrence are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Standardizing the comparison of systolic blood pressure vs. pulse pressure for predicting coronary heart disease
    Karina W Davidson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:411-3. 2006
    ..However, when using an increase of 1 SD, the RR associated with SBP was larger than for PP. Although both are predictors, the authors conclude that SBP has a larger RR than PP for coronary heart disease events...
  8. pmc Relation of inflammation to depression and incident coronary heart disease (from the Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey [NSHS95] Prospective Population Study)
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:755-61. 2009
    ..In conclusion, increased inflammation explained only a very small proportion of the association between depression and incident CHD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group report
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA, and Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 32:121-6. 2006
  10. pmc Depression and cardiovascular disease: selected findings, controversies, and clinical implications from 2009
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 77:S20-6. 2010
    ..This article reviews these selected provocative findings and controversies from our search and explores their clinical implications...
  11. pmc Anger expression and risk of coronary heart disease: evidence from the Nova Scotia Health Survey
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am Heart J 159:199-206. 2010
    ..This study examines whether distinct types of anger expression differentially predict incident CHD...
  12. pmc Association of anhedonia with recurrent major adverse cardiac events and mortality 1 year after acute coronary syndrome
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:480-8. 2010
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  13. pmc Don't worry, be happy: positive affect and reduced 10-year incident coronary heart disease: the Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 Room 948, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:1065-70. 2010
    ..We examined whether higher levels of positive affect are associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in a large prospective study with 10 years of follow-up...
  14. pmc Enhanced depression care for patients with acute coronary syndrome and persistent depressive symptoms: coronary psychosocial evaluation studies randomized controlled trial
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, PH9 Center, 622 W 168th St, Room 948, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:600-8. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to determine the acceptability and efficacy of enhanced depression treatment in patients with ACS...
  15. pmc Is depression after an acute coronary syndrome simply a marker of known prognostic factors for mortality?
    Ian M Kronish
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:697-703. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Depression vulnerabilities in patients with different levels of depressive symptoms after acute coronary syndromes
    Nina Rieckmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 75:353-61. 2006
    ..Moreover, few studies have examined interrelations among depression vulnerabilities...
  17. pmc Incident and recurrent major depressive disorder and coronary artery disease severity in acute coronary syndrome patients
    Jeanne Goodman
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:670-5. 2008
    ..Possible mechanisms for differing CAD severity by angiogram between these two subtypes are proposed and implications for prognosis and treatment are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Course of depressive symptoms and medication adherence after acute coronary syndromes: an electronic medication monitoring study
    Nina Rieckmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2218-22. 2006
    ..We tested whether improvements in depressive symptoms precede improved adherence to aspirin in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of angry rumination and distraction in blood pressure recovery from emotional arousal
    William Gerin
    Columbia University NY Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:64-72. 2006
    ..Cardiovascular recovery of prestress baseline blood pressure has been implicated as a possible additional determinant of sustained blood pressure elevation. We hypothesize that angry ruminations may slow the recovery process...
  20. ncbi request reprint Role of depression and inflammation in incident coronary heart disease events
    Daichi Shimbo
    The Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1016-21. 2005
    ..In this review, the publications examining the relations among depression, inflammation, and CHD events are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint The medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control (ABC) trial: a multi-site randomized controlled trial in a hypertensive, multi-cultural, economically disadvantaged population
    William Gerin
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:459-71. 2007
    ..We present an overview of the study design, details of the administrative structure of the study and a description of clinical site recruitment, patient recruitment, and follow-up assessments...
  22. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of psychosocial risk factors in cardiac practice: the emerging field of behavioral cardiology
    Alan Rozanski
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, and the Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:637-51. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Treating persistent depressive symptoms in post-ACS patients: the project COPES phase-I randomized controlled trial
    Matthew M Burg
    Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10032, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:231-40. 2008
    ..These analyses will provide important data to inform subsequent clinical trials with this population...
  24. pmc Mental disorders and cardiovascular disease among adults in the United States
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168 th Street, Room 1706, New York, NY 10032, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 43:239-46. 2009
    ..Therefore, it remains unclear whether: (a) both anxiety and depressive disorder are associated with CVD; (b) these associations are generalizable to adults in the community...
  25. doi request reprint Franz Volhard lecture: should doctors still measure blood pressure? The missing patients with masked hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 26:2259-67. 2008
    ..Ambulatory BP monitoring is the best established technique for doing this, but home monitoring may be applicable in the future...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the white-coat effect
    William 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...
  27. pmc War-related stress exposure and mortality: a meta-analysis
    David Roelfs
    Department of Sociology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1499-509. 2010
    ..Domestic and international wars continue to be pervasive in the 21st century. This study summarizes the effects of war-related stress on all-cause mortality using meta-analyses and meta-regressions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Persistent depressive symptoms lower aspirin adherence after acute coronary syndromes
    Nina Rieckmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 152:922-7. 2006
    ..We compared electronically monitored adherence to aspirin in 3 groups of patients with ACS: persistently depressed, remittent depressed, and persistently nondepressed...
  29. pmc Depressive symptoms and all-cause mortality in unstable angina pectoris (from the Coronary Psychosocial Evaluation Studies [COPES])
    William Whang
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1104-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our results confirm and extend previous evidence linking depression to worse outcomes in UA and suggest that interventions that address depression may be worth examining across the spectrum of risk in ACS...
  30. pmc Persistent depression affects adherence to secondary prevention behaviors after acute coronary syndromes
    Ian M Kronish
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1178-83. 2006
    ..Poor adherence to secondary prevention behaviors may be a mediator of the relationship between depression and increased mortality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between troponin I levels and mortality in stable hemodialysis patients
    Michael E Farkouh
    Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Med 114:224-6. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Behavioral cardiology --has its time finally arrived?
    Thomas Pickering
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 70:101-12. 2003
    ..These barriers include poor compliance by the patient, lack of skill in providing effective interventions by the health care provider, and lack of incentives within the health care system, particularly reimbursement...
  33. ncbi request reprint Exaggerated serotonin-mediated platelet reactivity as a possible link in depression and acute coronary syndromes
    Daichi Shimbo
    Cardiovascular Biology Research Laboratory, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:331-3. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are independently predictive of carotid atherosclerosis
    Donald C Haas
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:547-50. 2005
    ..Adjusting for baseline cardiovascular risk factors, participants with elevated depression scores at baseline were >2 times as likely as those with no depressive symptoms to have carotid plaque...
  35. ncbi request reprint Limitations of current validation protocols for home blood pressure monitors for individual patients
    William Gerin
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Blood Press Monit 7:313-8. 2002
    ..We assessed the adequacy of existing British Hypertension Society (BHS) and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) validation standards for automatic blood pressure monitoring devices...
  36. ncbi request reprint A primer on current evidence-based review systems and their implications for behavioral medicine
    Karina W Davidson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:226-38. 2004
    ..Multiple review systems have been established within medicine and psychology to evaluate and disseminate research findings to clinical practice...
  37. pmc Aspirin adherence, aspirin dosage, and C-reactive protein in the first 3 months after acute coronary syndrome
    Ian 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...
  38. pmc Persistent depressive symptoms after acute coronary syndrome are associated with compromised white matter integrity in the anterior cingulate: a pilot study
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA michael rapp charite de
    Psychother Psychosom 79:149-55. 2010
    ..However, the neurobiological correlates of post-ACS depressive symptoms have not yet been studied...
  39. ncbi request reprint Work stress and hypertension: a call from research into intervention
    Paul J Mills
    Ann Behav Med 28:1-3. 2004
  40. doi request reprint Anxiety disorders and comorbid medical illness
    Peter P Roy-Byrne
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:208-25. 2008
    ..To provide an overview of the role of anxiety disorders in medical illness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Practical behavioral trials to advance evidence-based behavioral medicine
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente, Penrose, Colorado, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:5-13. 2006
    ..We discuss potential challenges and objections to PBTs and conclude by providing recommendations for the design, conduct, reporting, and review of practical trials...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health psychology and scientific consensus: the case of depression and cardiovascular disease
    Karina W Davidson
    Health Psychol 26:519-20. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Toward a causal model of cardiovascular responses to stress and the development of cardiovascular disease
    Amy R Schwartz
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:22-35. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Adaptive defense use and resting blood pressure in a population-based sample
    Michael Wm MacGregor
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 55:531-41. 2003
    ..One variable that has received attention is defense use. We examined the relation between defense use and blood pressure in men and women of different ages...
  45. ncbi request reprint Letter by Kronish et al regarding article, "Residual arachidonic acid-induced platelet activation via an adenosine diphosphate-dependent but cyclooxygenase-1- and cyclooxygenase-2-independent pathway: a 700-patient study of aspirin resistance"
    Ian M Kronish
    Circulation 115:e45; author reply e46. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Invitation to a dialogue between researchers and clinicians about evidence-based behavioral medicine
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:125-37. 2005
    ..Evidence-based behavioral medicine (EBBM) aims to improve the process through which best scientific research evidence can be obtained and translated into best clinical decisions regarding behavioral treatments to improve health...
  47. ncbi request reprint The clinical impact of negative psychological states: expanding the spectrum of risk for coronary artery disease
    Laura D Kubzansky
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S10-4. 2005
    ..The association between even mild depressive symptoms and sequelae of cardiac disease raises the following question: Is the spectrum of psychological factors associated with cardiac disease greater than previously recognized?..
  48. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms have an independent, gradient risk for coronary heart disease incidence in a random, population-based sample
    Paul J Rowan
    The Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Centers, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:316-20. 2005
    ..Few population-based, prospective studies have tested a gradient risk for depressive symptoms on CHD incidence...
  49. ncbi request reprint The use of defenses and physician health care costs: are physician health care costs lower in persons with more adaptive defense profiles?
    Michael William MacGregor
    Department of Psychology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 72:315-23. 2003
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine if persons who use more adaptive defenses have lower physician health care costs compared to those who use less adaptive defenses...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based behavioral medicine: what is it and how do we achieve it?
    Karina W Davidson
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:161-71. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Depression as another possible explanation for worse outcomes in myocardial infarction during off-hours
    Donald C Haas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:2172; author reply 2172-3. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint New policy on reports of randomized clinical trials
    Robert M Kaplan
    Ann Behav Med 27:81. 2004

Research Grants6

  1. Controlled Randomized Anger Reduction in Hypertensives
    Karina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. CHD Incidence: Depression & Inflammation Risk
    Karina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We propose to assay plasma samples for CRP, IL-6 and ICAM-1 and then to statistically model the associations among depression, inflammation and CHD incidence. ..
  3. Improving Med Adherence in Post-ACS Patients: Phase 1B Dose-Finding RCT
    Karina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will allow my trainees and me to conduct an early phase behavioral trial, interact extensively with nonadherent patients and cardiologists, so as to better understand this challenging behavioral problem. ..