Edna L Ballard

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Challenges and opportunities: recruitment and retention of African Americans for Alzheimer disease research: lessons learned
    Edna L Ballard
    Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:S19-23. 2010
  2. 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
  3. pmc Sleep quality varies as a function of 5-HTTLPR genotype and stress
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:621-4. 2007
  4. pmc Video-based coping skills to reduce health risk and improve psychological and physical well-being in Alzheimer's disease family caregivers
    Virginia P Williams
    Williams LifeSkills, Inc, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:897-904. 2010

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Publications4

  1. pmc Challenges and opportunities: recruitment and retention of African Americans for Alzheimer disease research: lessons learned
    Edna L Ballard
    Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:S19-23. 2010
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  2. 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...
  3. pmc Sleep quality varies as a function of 5-HTTLPR genotype and stress
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:621-4. 2007
    ..A common 44-base pair deletion (s allele) polymorphism in the 5-HTTLPR is associated with reduced 5HTT transcription efficiency and 5HT uptake in vitro...
  4. pmc Video-based coping skills to reduce health risk and improve psychological and physical well-being in Alzheimer's disease family caregivers
    Virginia P Williams
    Williams LifeSkills, Inc, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:897-904. 2010
    ..To determine whether video-based coping skills (VCS) training with telephone coaching reduces psychosocial and biological markers of distress in primary caregivers of a relative with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia (ADRD)...