Tanya M Spruill
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Chronic psychosocial stress and hypertensionTanya M Spruill
Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Curr Hypertens Rep 12:10-6. 2010..Recent findings in each of these areas are reviewed, and directions for future research are discussed...
- 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...
- The impact of perceived hypertension status on anxiety and the white coat effectTanya M Spruill
Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
Ann Behav Med 34:1-9. 2007..Mechanisms underlying the white coat effect remain poorly understood but are critical to improving the accuracy of clinic blood pressure measurement...
- Race differences in the physical and psychological impact of hypertension labelingTanya M Spruill
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
Am J Hypertens 25:458-63. 2012..The purpose of this study was to evaluate possible race differences in the relationship between hypertension labeling and health-related quality of life and depression...
- Franz Volhard lecture: should doctors still measure blood pressure? The missing patients with masked hypertensionThomas 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...
- 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...
- Correlates of isolated nocturnal hypertension and target organ damage in a population-based cohort of African Americans: the Jackson Heart StudyGbenga Ogedegbe
Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Am J Hypertens 26:1011-6. 2013..This paper reports the prevalence and correlates of isolated nocturnal hypertension (INH) in a population-based cohort of African Americans enrolled in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)...
- Relative utility of home, ambulatory, and office blood pressures in the prediction of end-organ damageDaichi Shimbo
Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
Am J Hypertens 20:476-82. 2007....
- 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...
- 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...
- Economics of psychosocial factors in patients with cardiovascular diseaseBenjamin A Rodwin
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:563-73. 2013....
- New York Heart Association functional class predicts exercise parameters in the current eraStuart D Russell
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Am Heart J 158:S24-30. 2009..Using baseline data from the HF-ACTION (Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise TraiNing) study, we examined this relationship...
- The medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control (ABC) trial: a multi-site randomized controlled trial in a hypertensive, multi-cultural, economically disadvantaged populationWilliam 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...
- Quality of life following cardiac surgery: impact of the severity and course of depressive symptomsTanya M Goyal
Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
Psychosom Med 67:759-65. 2005..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the severity and course of depressive symptoms on change in quality of life (QOL) 6 months after cardiac surgery...
- Why not find out whether religious beliefs predict surgical outcomes? If they do, why not find out why? Reply to Freedland (2004)Richard J Contrada
Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA
Health Psychol 23:243-6. 2004..The article is concluded by commenting on subtle aspects of discourse that may unnecessarily polarize discussions of possible physical health effects of religious involvement...
- Diagnostic Labeling: Effect on White Coat HypertensionTanya Goyal; Fiscal Year: 2007..The long-term goal of this research is to develop strategies to reduce negative psychological and physiological consequences of labeling, and thus to improve the accuracy of diagnosis. (End of Abstract) ..