Michael A Babyak

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What you see may not be what you get: a brief, nontechnical introduction to overfitting in regression-type models
    Michael A Babyak
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:411-21. 2004
  2. pmc Cognitive function after major noncardiac surgery, apolipoprotein E4 genotype, and biomarkers of brain injury
    David L McDonagh
    Department of Anesthesiology and Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:852-9. 2010
  3. pmc Prognosis after change in left ventricular ejection fraction during mental stress testing in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Michael A Babyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:25-8. 2010
  4. pmc Dimensions of social support and depression in patients at increased psychosocial risk recovering from myocardial infarction
    Heather S Lett
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Behav Med 16:248-58. 2009
  5. pmc Effects of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet, exercise, and caloric restriction on neurocognition in overweight adults with high blood pressure
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hypertension 55:1331-8. 2010
  6. pmc Phobic anxiety and increased risk of mortality in coronary heart disease
    Lana L Watkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:664-71. 2010
  7. pmc Association of anxiety and depression with pulmonary-specific symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd Doyle
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 45:189-202. 2013
  8. pmc Exercise fails to improve neurocognition in depressed middle-aged and older adults
    Benson M Hoffman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1344-52. 2008
  9. pmc Coping and quality of life in patients awaiting lung transplantation
    Jessica L Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:71-9. 2008
  10. pmc Socioeconomic indices as independent correlates of C-reactive protein in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Beverly H Brummett
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710
    Psychosom Med 75:882-93. 2013

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint What you see may not be what you get: a brief, nontechnical introduction to overfitting in regression-type models
    Michael A Babyak
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:411-21. 2004
    ..Techniques that account and correct for complexity, including shrinkage and penalization, also are introduced...
  2. pmc Cognitive function after major noncardiac surgery, apolipoprotein E4 genotype, and biomarkers of brain injury
    David L McDonagh
    Department of Anesthesiology and Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:852-9. 2010
    ..Identified risk factors are largely limited to demographic characteristics. We hypothesized that POCD was associated with apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4) genotype and plasma biomarkers of brain injury and inflammation...
  3. pmc Prognosis after change in left ventricular ejection fraction during mental stress testing in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Michael A Babyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:25-8. 2010
    ..7, (95% confidence interval 1.1 to 2.6, p = 0.011). In conclusion, reductions in the LVEF during mental stress are prospectively associated with adverse clinical outcomes...
  4. pmc Dimensions of social support and depression in patients at increased psychosocial risk recovering from myocardial infarction
    Heather S Lett
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Behav Med 16:248-58. 2009
    ..However, there is a lack of consensus regarding the measurement of social support and its relation to depression...
  5. pmc Effects of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet, exercise, and caloric restriction on neurocognition in overweight adults with high blood pressure
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hypertension 55:1331-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, combining aerobic exercise with the DASH diet and caloric restriction improves neurocognitive function among sedentary and overweight/obese individuals with prehypertension and hypertension...
  6. pmc Phobic anxiety and increased risk of mortality in coronary heart disease
    Lana L Watkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:664-71. 2010
    ..Previous findings suggest that phobic anxiety may pose increased risk of cardiac mortality in medically healthy cohorts...
  7. pmc Association of anxiety and depression with pulmonary-specific symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd Doyle
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 45:189-202. 2013
    ..To examine the association of anxiety and depression with pulmonary-specific symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and to determine the extent to which disease severity and functional capacity modify this association...
  8. pmc Exercise fails to improve neurocognition in depressed middle-aged and older adults
    Benson M Hoffman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1344-52. 2008
    ..We assessed the effects of aerobic exercise on neurocognitive function in a randomized controlled trial of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  9. pmc Coping and quality of life in patients awaiting lung transplantation
    Jessica L Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:71-9. 2008
    ..Although coping strategies are related to QOL in patients with ESLD, the extent to which specific native lung disease moderates this relationship is unknown...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic indices as independent correlates of C-reactive protein in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Beverly H Brummett
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710
    Psychosom Med 75:882-93. 2013
    ..To examine the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and C-reactive protein (CRP) to understand how SES may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and thus identify targets for prevention measures...
  11. pmc Determinants and consequences of adherence to the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet in African-American and white adults with high blood pressure: results from the ENCORE trial
    Dawn E Epstein
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1763-73. 2012
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  12. pmc Exercise and pharmacological treatment of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary heart disease: results from the UPBEAT (Understanding the Prognostic Benefits of Exercise and Antidepressant Therapy) study
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1053-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of exercise and antidepressant medication in reducing depressive symptoms and improving cardiovascular biomarkers in depressed patients with coronary heart disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perceived social support as a predictor of mortality in coronary patients: effects of smoking, sedentary behavior, and depressive symptoms
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:40-5. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Social support and prognosis in patients at increased psychosocial risk recovering from myocardial infarction
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 26:418-27. 2007
    ..To compare the impact of network support and different types of perceived functional support on all-cause mortality or nonfatal reinfarction for patients with a recent acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  15. pmc Association between n-3 fatty acid consumption and ventricular ectopy after myocardial infarction
    Patrick J Smith
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1315-20. 2009
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  16. pmc Cerebrovascular risk factors and cerebral hyperintensities among middle-aged and older adults with major depression
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:848-52. 2010
    ..To examine the association between cerebral hyperintensities and cerebrovascular risk factors (CVRF) among middle-aged and older adults with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Telephone-based coping skills training for patients awaiting lung transplantation
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:535-44. 2006
    ..Despite the severity of pulmonary disease in this patient population, significant improvements in quality of life, but not somatic measures or survival to transplant, were achieved...
  18. pmc Systolic blood pressure, socioeconomic status, and biobehavioral risk factors in a nationally representative US young adult sample
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hypertension 58:161-6. 2011
    ..Identifying modifiable mechanisms that link socioeconomic status to SBP using data from a large representative sample may improve risk stratification and guide the development of effective interventions...
  19. pmc Effects of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet alone and in combination with exercise and caloric restriction on insulin sensitivity and lipids
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hypertension 55:1199-205. 2010
    ..Despite clinically significant reductions in blood pressure, the DASH diet alone, without caloric restriction or exercise, resulted in minimal improvements in insulin sensitivity or lipids...
  20. pmc Exercise and pharmacotherapy in patients with major depression: one-year follow-up of the SMILE study
    Benson M Hoffman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:127-33. 2011
    ..To examine a 1-year follow-up of a 4-month, controlled clinical trial of exercise and antidepressant medication in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Emotional distress and quality of life in caregivers of patients awaiting lung transplant
    Robyn Lewis Claar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychosom Res 59:1-6. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Phobic anxiety, depression, and risk of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with coronary heart disease
    Lana L Watkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:651-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether phobic anxiety is associated with ventricular arrhythmias in patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  23. pmc Cerebrovascular risk factors, vascular disease, and neuropsychological outcomes in adults with major depression
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:578-86. 2007
    ..Neuropsychological deficits are common among adults with MDD, particularly among those with CVRFs and potentially persons with subclinical vascular disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of perceived stress in cardiac patients
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Behav Med 27:22-30. 2004
    ..Although the study of stress CAD samples has received considerable attention, few studies have examined the effects of gender and age, had multiple follow-ups over an extended period, and had extensive baseline assessment batteries...
  25. pmc Effects of the DASH diet alone and in combination with exercise and weight loss on blood pressure and cardiovascular biomarkers in men and women with high blood pressure: the ENCORE study
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Campus Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:126-35. 2010
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  26. pmc Stress and coping in caregivers of patients awaiting solid organ transplantation
    Amy M Goetzinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:97-104. 2012
    ..Caregivers evidenced a high degree of socially desirable (i.e., defensive) responding, which may reflect a deliberate effort to minimize fears or worries so as to not jeopardize patients' listing status...
  27. pmc Coping effectively with heart failure (COPE-HF): design and rationale of a telephone-based coping skills intervention
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Card Fail 17:201-7. 2011
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  28. ncbi request reprint Gas exchange and exercise capacity affect neurocognitive performance in patients with lung disease
    Priti I Parekh
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:425-32. 2005
    ..This study examined the relationship between cognitive functioning and the severity of underlying lung disease in patients awaiting lung transplantation...
  29. pmc Association of vascular health and neurocognitive performance in overweight adults with high blood pressure
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:559-66. 2011
    ..82, p = .084), with the effect attenuated after controlling for FMD. Impaired FMD is associated with worse neurocognitive functioning among overweight adults with high blood pressure...
  30. pmc Intima-media thickness and age of first depressive episode
    Patrick J Smith
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Biol Psychol 80:361-4. 2009
    ..We therefore investigated the relationship between IMT and age of first depressive episode in a sample of 202 adults (age range 40-81 years) with major depression (MDD)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between hot flashes, sleep complaints, and psychological functioning among healthy menopausal women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Behav Med 13:163-72. 2006
    ..The frequency of physiologically monitored sleep hot flashes, as opposed to reported sleep hot flashes, may be independent of problems with sleep and mood among menopausal women...
  32. pmc Understanding prognostic benefits of exercise and antidepressant therapy for persons with depression and heart disease: the UPBEAT study--rationale, design, and methodological issues
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Trials 4:548-59. 2007
    ..However, methodological limitations of previous studies have raised questions about the value of exercise, and no study has compared the effects of exercise with standard anti-depressant medication in depressed cardiac patients...
  33. pmc Exercise and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of major depressive disorder
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:587-96. 2007
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  34. pmc Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) Val66Met and adulthood chronic stress interact to affect depressive symptoms
    Rong Jiang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:233-9. 2013
    ..BDNF Val66Met by chronic stress interaction has been studied using childhood stress as a moderator, but has not been widely studied using chronic stress in adulthood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Social support and coronary heart disease: epidemiologic evidence and implications for treatment
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:869-78. 2005
    ..The present paper reviews theories of social support and evidence for the role of social support in the development and progression of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  36. pmc Effects of exercise and weight loss on depressive symptoms among men and women with hypertension
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychosom Res 63:463-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate changes in depressive symptoms in hypertensive individuals participating in an exercise and weight loss intervention...
  37. ncbi request reprint Depression as a risk factor for coronary artery disease: evidence, mechanisms, and treatment
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:305-15. 2004
    ..The present paper reviews the evidence that depression is a risk factor for the development and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and stress management training on markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with ischemic heart disease: a randomized controlled trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 293:1626-34. 2005
    ..Observational studies have shown that psychosocial factors are associated with increased risk for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but the effects of behavioral interventions on psychosocial and medical end points remain uncertain...
  39. pmc Caregiver-assisted coping skills training for patients with COPD: background, design, and methodological issues for the INSPIRE-II study
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Trials 6:172-84. 2009
    ..To date, however, no studies have examined the effects of a caregiver-assisted CST intervention in patients with COPD with less severe disease...
  40. pmc Randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study of neuroprotection with lidocaine in cardiac surgery
    Joseph P Mathew
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 40:880-7. 2009
    ..Based on experimental and clinical evidence, this study assessed the potential of intravenously administered lidocaine to reduce postoperative cognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorder and quality of life in patients awaiting lung transplantation
    Priti I Parekh
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chest 124:1682-8. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between psychiatric comorbidity and quality of life in patients awaiting lung transplantation...
  42. pmc Ventricular ectopy: impact of self-reported stress after myocardial infarction
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 153:133-9. 2007
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  43. pmc Ethnic differences in the treatment of depression in patients with ischemic heart disease
    Silvina V Waldman
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 157:77-83. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to examine ethnic differences in depressive symptoms and antidepressant treatment in a cohort of patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography...
  44. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and clinical outcomes in patients recovering from an acute myocardial infarction
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:501-8. 2007
    ..To assess the prospective relationship between spiritual experiences and health in a sample of patients surviving an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with depression or low social support...
  45. ncbi request reprint Depression and increased myocardial ischemic activity in patients with ischemic heart disease
    Wei Jiang
    Departments of Department ofPsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 146:55-61. 2003
    ..Similar patterns of results were noted for CES-D scores and ischemia during daily life...
  46. pmc Chronic family stress moderates the association between a TOMM40 variant and triglyceride levels in two independent Caucasian samples
    Rong Jiang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
    Biol Psychol 93:184-9. 2013
    ..Chronic family stress moderates the association of rs157580 variants with triglyceride levels and should be taken into account for disease risk assessment and potential intervention...
  47. pmc Effects of exercise training on depressive symptoms in patients with chronic heart failure: the HF-ACTION randomized trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 308:465-74. 2012
    ..Some evidence suggests that aerobic exercise may reduce depressive symptoms, but to our knowledge the effects of exercise on depression in patients with heart failure have not been evaluated...
  48. pmc Cortisol responses to emotional stress in men: association with a functional polymorphism in the 5HTR2C gene
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States
    Biol Psychol 89:94-8. 2012
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  49. ncbi request reprint Associations among perceptions of social support, negative affect, and quality of sleep in caregivers and noncaregivers
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 25:220-5. 2006
    ..The structural model accounted for approximately 43% of the variance in sleep quality. The present findings may be useful in the development of successful sleep interventions for caregivers...
  50. ncbi request reprint Successful bilateral lung transplant outcomes in recipients 61 years of age and older
    Scott M Palmer
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Transplantation 81:862-5. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that BLT offers comparable, if not superior, clinical outcomes to SLT in all patients independent of recipient age...
  51. doi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis: an introduction for psychosomatic medicine researchers
    Michael A Babyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:587-97. 2010
    ..In our presentation, we use an example to illustrate the application of CFA to psychosomatic research and touch on the more general role of structural equation modeling in psychosomatic research...
  52. ncbi request reprint Exercise, depression, and mortality after myocardial infarction in the ENRICHD trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:746-55. 2004
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  53. pmc A Functional Polymorphism in the 5HTR2C Gene Associated with Stress Responses Also Predicts Incident Cardiovascular Events
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82781. 2013
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  54. doi request reprint Utility of a simple algorithm to grade diastolic dysfunction and predict outcome after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1844-50. 2011
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  55. ncbi request reprint Donepezil for cognitive decline following coronary artery bypass surgery: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    P Murali Doraiswamy
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Aging, and Duke Heart Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 40:54-62. 2007
    ..To study the effect of donepezil in treating patients with cognitive decline following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Emotional antecedents of hot flashes during daily life
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:137-46. 2005
    ..It also examined individual differences predicting concordance between objective and subjective hot flashes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Depression as a risk factor for mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Lancet 362:604-9. 2003
    ..We sought to assess whether depression is associated with an increased risk of mortality...
  58. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking cessation in patients with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    Beverly H Brummett
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:143-7. 2002
    ..This study aimed to examine demographic, psychosocial, and clinical variables as predictors of smoking cessation in patients with coronary artery disease...
  59. pmc Pain coping skills training and lifestyle behavioral weight management in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study
    Tamara J Somers
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Pain 153:1199-209. 2012
    ..Interventions teaching overweight and obese OA patients pain coping skills and weight management simultaneously may provide the more comprehensive long-term benefits...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effect of smoking and sedentary behavior on the association between depressive symptoms and mortality from coronary heart disease
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:529-32. 2003
    ..Results indicated that smoking and/or sedentary behavior may partially mediate the relation between depressive symptoms and mortality. No evidence for moderation was found...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of a telephone-based psychosocial intervention for patients awaiting lung transplantation
    Melissa A Napolitano
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chest 122:1176-84. 2002
    ..To test the efficacy of a tailored telephone-based intervention consisting of supportive counseling and cognitive behavioral techniques for individuals awaiting lung transplantation on measures of quality of life and general well-being...