J A Blumenthal

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of neurocognitive function after coronary-artery bypass surgery
    M F Newman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:395-402. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Biobehavioral approaches to the treatment of essential hypertension
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:569-89. 2002
  3. pmc Can lifestyle modification improve neurocognition? Rationale and design of the ENLIGHTEN clinical trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Duke University Medical Center, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:60-9. 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Enhancing standard cardiac rehabilitation with stress management training: background, methods, and design for the enhanced study
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, PO Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:77-84. 2010
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. TELEPHONE STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of neurocognitive function after coronary-artery bypass surgery
    M F Newman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:395-402. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the course of cognitive change during the five years after CABG and the effect of perioperative decline on long-term cognitive function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biobehavioral approaches to the treatment of essential hypertension
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:569-89. 2002
    ..Methodological issues in the assessment and treatment of hypertension are discussed, along with possible mechanisms by which lifestyle modification may reduce elevated blood pressure...
  3. pmc Can lifestyle modification improve neurocognition? Rationale and design of the ENLIGHTEN clinical trial
    James A Blumenthal
    Duke University Medical Center, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:60-9. 2013
    ..Participants will complete comprehensive assessments of neurocognitive functioning along with biomarkers of CVD risk including measures of blood pressure, glucose, endothelial function, and arterial stiffness...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Enhancing standard cardiac rehabilitation with stress management training: background, methods, and design for the enhanced study
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, PO Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:77-84. 2010
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of psychosocial treatment of mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia in men
    James A Blumenthal
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:164-8. 2002
    ..Moreover, these findings suggest that the financial benefits that accrue from an appropriately targeted intervention may be substantial and immediate...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Exercise and weight loss reduce blood pressure in men and women with mild hypertension: effects on cardiovascular, metabolic, and hemodynamic functioning
    J A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, PO Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1947-58. 2000
    ..Lifestyle modifications have been recommended as the initial treatment strategy for lowering high blood pressure (BP). However, evidence for the efficacy of exercise and weight loss in the management of high BP remains controversial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Depression and coronary heart disease: association and implications for treatment
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 75:S48-53. 2008
    ....
  16. pmc New frontiers in cardiovascular behavioral medicine: comparative effectiveness of exercise and medication in treating depression
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 78:S35-43. 2011
    ..Randomized controlled trials are needed to determine the clinical effects of exercise in this population and to compare the effects of exercise with those of antidepressants...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Emotional responsivity and transient myocardial ischemia
    R A Carels
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:605-10. 1999
    ..These results suggest that emotional responsivity may represent an individual difference characteristic that is associated with an increased likelihood of exhibiting myocardial ischemia in both the laboratory and the real-world setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on older patients with major depression
    J A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2349-56. 1999
    ..However, the extent to which exercise training may reduce depressive symptoms in older patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) has not been systematically evaluated...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of mental stress on myocardial ischemia during daily life
    E C Gullette
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 277:1521-6. 1997
    ..To determine the relative risk of myocardial ischemia triggered by specific emotions during daily life...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on cardiorespiratory function in men and women older than 60 years of age
    J A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710
    Am J Cardiol 67:633-9. 1991
    ..Maintenance of regular aerobic exercise for an extended time interval is associated with greater cardiovascular benefits among older adults than has been reported previously...
  26. ncbi request reprint Report of the substudy assessing the impact of neurocognitive function on quality of life 5 years after cardiac surgery
    M F Newman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 32:2874-81. 2001
    ..The purpose of our investigation was to determine the association between cognitive dysfunction and long-term quality of life after cardiac surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression and late mortality after myocardial infarction in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease (ENRICHD) study
    Robert M Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:466-74. 2004
    ..It also examines the relationship between change in depression and late mortality...
  28. pmc Changes in neurocognitive functioning following lung transplantation
    B M Hoffman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2519-25. 2012
    ..07). Lung transplantation, like cardiac revascularization procedures, appears to be associated with cognitive decline in a subset of older patients, which could impact daily functioning posttransplant...
  29. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk, vascular health and erectile dysfunction among middle-aged, clinically depressed men
    B M Hoffman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Int J Impot Res 22:30-5. 2010
    ..27, P=0.08). ED was associated with greater CVD risk and impaired vascular endothelial function in depressed men. CVD risk factors may affect ED through impairment of vascular endothelial function...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Religious coping, ethnicity, and ambulatory blood pressure
    P R Steffen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:523-30. 2001
    ..Lower 24-hour BP load may be a pathway through which religiosity and cardiovascular health are related...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and weight loss on blood pressure during daily life
    P R Steffen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1635-40. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These findings indicate that exercise, especially when combined with weight loss, reduces BP levels at rest and in situations that typically elevate BP such as intense physical activity and emotional distress...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise, diet and weight loss on high blood pressure
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Sports Med 34:307-16. 2004
    ..These data support the role of behavioural interventions in the treatment of patients with elevations in BP...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of antidepressant medication on morbidity and mortality in depressed patients after myocardial infarction
    C Barr Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford Medical Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5722, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:792-8. 2005
    ..Depression after myocardial infarction (MI) is associated with higher morbidity and mortality. Although antidepressants are effective in reducing depression, their use in patients with cardiovascular disease remains controversial...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Blunted nighttime blood pressure dipping in postmenopausal women
    A Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA andrew
    Am J Hypertens 14:749-54. 2001
    ..These observations suggest that blunted nighttime BP dipping may contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Perception of cognitive function in older adults following coronary artery bypass surgery
    P Khatri
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 18:301-6. 1999
    ..Interventions designed to reduce emotional distress could improve patient's perceived cognitive abilities following CABG...
  40. ncbi request reprint Emotional responsivity during daily life: relationship to psychosocial functioning and ambulatory blood pressure
    R A Carels
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 36:25-33. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that psychosocial traits that have been linked to cardiovascular disease may be associated with more marked cardiovascular activation occurring in response to negative emotions experienced throughout the day...
  41. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety symptoms are related to increased 24-hour urinary norepinephrine excretion among healthy middle-aged women
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:353-8. 2004
    ..The primary goal of this study was to evaluate the relationship between levels of self-reported symptoms of depression and anxiety and 24-hour urinary catecholamine excretion...
  42. 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...
  43. 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)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Changes in plasma volume associated with mental stress ischemia in patients with coronary artery disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 61:143-8. 2006
    ..Reduced plasma volume may be one mechanism by which mental stress may increase the risk for acute coronary events...
  45. pmc Pain catastrophizing and pain-related fear in osteoarthritis patients: relationships to pain and disability
    Tamara J Somers
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:863-72. 2009
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  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. pmc Pain catastrophizing in patients with noncardiac chest pain: relationships with pain, anxiety, and disability
    Rebecca A Shelby
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:861-8. 2009
    ....
  49. 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
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Serum creatinine patterns in coronary bypass surgery patients with and without postoperative cognitive dysfunction
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:1-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..29; P = 0.46) was not significant. These data indicate that postcardiac surgery cognitive dysfunction, unlike stroke, is not associated with major increases in postoperative renal dysfunction...
  51. pmc Arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating: relationships to pain, disability, and eating behavior in overweight and obese individuals with osteoarthritic knee pain
    Jennifer J Pells
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 90399, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Pain 136:340-7. 2008
    ..Moreover, the contributions of self-efficacy were domain specific. Interventions targeting both arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating may be helpful in this population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chronic exposure to nicotine does not prevent neurocognitive decline after cardiac surgery
    George N Djaiani
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:341-5. 2003
    ..To establish the association between smoking and cognitive decline in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  53. pmc Myocardial perfusion, function, and dyssynchrony in patients with heart failure: baseline results from the single-photon emission computed tomography imaging ancillary study of the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Tr
    Allen E Atchley
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 158:S53-63. 2009
    ..This article addresses the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise TraiNing (HF-ACTION) gated SPECT imaging (gSPECT) substudy baseline results...
  54. ncbi request reprint Exercise as a treatment for depression and other psychiatric disorders: a review
    Krista A Barbour
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:359-67. 2007
    ..Discussion of practical issues regarding exercise, potential mechanisms for the beneficial effects of exercise, and recommendations for future research are provided...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on cardiovascular function and plasma lipid, lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein concentrations in premenopausal and postmenopausal women
    J A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27770
    Arterioscler Thromb 11:912-7. 1991
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Anxiety reduces baroreflex cardiac control in older adults with major depression
    L L Watkins
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:334-40. 1999
    ..Older adults (50-70 years old) were selected for this study because of the greater cardiac risk associated with low vagal cardiac control across this age range...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline after major noncardiac operations: a preliminary prospective study
    K P Grichnik
    Department of Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:1786-91. 1999
    ..Cardiac operations frequently are complicated by postoperative cognitive decline. Less common and less studied is postoperative cognitive decline after noncardiac surgery, so we determined its incidence, severity, and possible predictors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Endothelial function and hemodynamic responses during mental stress
    A Sherwood
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:365-70. 1999
    ..Factors accounting for these individual differences are poorly understood. The present study examined the relationship of vascular endothelial function to stress-induced hemodynamic responses...
  59. ncbi request reprint Interaction of hypertension and age in visual selective attention performance
    D J Madden
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 17:76-83. 1998
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint The rewarming rate and increased peak temperature alter neurocognitive outcome after cardiac surgery
    Alina M Grigore
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:4-10, table of contents. 2002
    ..Multivariable linear regression analysis, examining treatment group, diabetes, baseline cognitive function, and cross-clamp time revealed a significant association between change in cognitive function and rate of rewarming (P = 0.05)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Low heart rate variability and the effect of depression on post-myocardial infarction mortality
    Robert M Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1486-91. 2005
    ..Depression is associated with an increased risk for mortality after acute myocardial infarction (MI). The purpose of this study was to determine whether low heart rate variability (HRV) mediates the effect of depression on mortality...
  63. ncbi request reprint Association between exercise capacity and left ventricular geometry in overweight patients with mild systemic hypertension
    Lee M Pierson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1322-5. 2004
    ..1 +/- 1.2) and normal (27.3 +/- 0.6) geometries. The LV geometric pattern was found to be associated with exercise capacity in unmedicated, hypertensive patients, such that patients with concentric hypertrophy showed reduced capacity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: what will the future bring?
    Francis J Keefe
    Pain Prevention and Treatment Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 23:156-7. 2004
    ..Finally, the numerous changes outlined in this series of articles will demand that health psychologists extend and refine their theoretical models including the biopsychosocial model...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relationship between exercise systolic blood pressure and left ventricular geometry in overweight, mildly hypertensive patients
    Lee M Pierson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Hypertens 22:399-405. 2004
    ..To examine the association between the graded exercise systolic blood pressure (SBP) response and left ventricular (LV) geometric structure in patients with untreated mild hypertension...
  66. ncbi request reprint Nighttime blood pressure dipping: the role of the sympathetic nervous system
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:111-8. 2002
    ..05). These data suggest that the SNS may contribute to individual differences in nighttime BP dipping, and appears to account in part for blunted BP dipping in African Americans...
  67. 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...
  68. 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)...
  69. 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)...
  70. pmc Efficacy and safety of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial
    CHRISTOPHER M O'CONNOR
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 301:1439-50. 2009
    ..Guidelines recommend that exercise training be considered for medically stable outpatients with heart failure. Previous studies have not had adequate statistical power to measure the effects of exercise training on clinical outcomes...
  71. pmc Effects of exercise training on health status in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 301:1451-9. 2009
    ..Findings from previous studies of the effects of exercise training on patient-reported health status have been inconsistent...
  72. ncbi request reprint Female gender is associated with impaired quality of life 1 year after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Barbara Phillips Bute
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:944-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate gender-related differences in quality of life (QOL) and cognitive function 1 year after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) after adjusting for known baseline differences...
  73. pmc N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and exercise capacity in chronic heart failure: data from the Heart Failure and a Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training (HF-ACTION) study
    G Michael Felker
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 158:S37-44. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and exercise capacity in a large contemporary cohort of patients with chronic heart failure...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Depression and ischemic heart disease: overview of the evidence and treatment implications
    Wei Jiang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3366, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:47-54. 2003
    ..In this article, the authors review the evidence that depression is a risk factor for ischemic heart disease and examine the efficacy and safety of depression treatments in patients with ischemic heart disease...
  76. ncbi request reprint Impaired endothelial function in coronary heart disease patients with depressive symptomatology
    Andrew Sherwood
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:656-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether depressive symptomatology was associated with vascular endothelial dysfunction in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  77. pmc Aerobic exercise and neurocognitive performance: a meta-analytic review of randomized controlled trials
    Patrick J Smith
    Box 3119, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:239-52. 2010
    ....
  78. 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...
  79. pmc The lung cancer exercise training study: a randomized trial of aerobic training, resistance training, or both in postsurgical lung cancer patients: rationale and design
    Lee W Jones
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:155. 2010
    ....
  80. pmc Cardiovascular hemodynamics during stress in premenopausal versus postmenopausal women
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Menopause 17:403-9. 2010
    ..Sympathetic nervous system activity and cardiovascular adrenergic receptor (AR) function were also examined...
  81. pmc Diet and neurocognition: review of evidence and methodological considerations
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MA, Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Aging Sci 3:57-66. 2010
    ....
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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
    ....
  86. pmc Worsening depressive symptoms are associated with adverse clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure
    Andrew Sherwood
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:418-23. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of changes in symptoms of depression over a 1-year period on subsequent clinical outcomes in heart failure (HF) patients...
  87. ncbi request reprint Heart rate turbulence, depression, and survival after acute myocardial infarction
    Robert M Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:4-9. 2007
    ..e., abnormal turbulence) to premature ventricular contractions (VPCs), and b) whether abnormal HR turbulence accounts for the effect of depression on increased mortality after AMI...
  88. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized trial of normothermic versus hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass on cognitive function after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    A M Grigore
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 95:1110-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Hypothermic CPB does not provide additional central nervous system protection in adult cardiac surgical patients who were maintained at either 30 or 35 degrees C during CPB...
  89. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in hemodynamic responses to stress in hypertensive men and women
    A Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Hypertens 8:552-7. 1995
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Personality factors differentially predict exercise behavior in men and women
    H C Siegler
    Duke University Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Womens Health 3:61-70. 1997
    ....
  91. pmc Baseline 6-min walk distance predicts survival in lung transplant candidates
    T Martinu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1498-505. 2008
    ..The 6MWD is thus a useful measure of both urgency and utility among patients awaiting lung transplantation...
  92. pmc Management of depression in patients with coronary heart disease: association, mechanisms, and treatment implications for depressed cardiac patients
    Jenny T Wang
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:85-98. 2011
    ..Depression is especially common in cardiac patients, and there is growing evidence that depression is a risk factor for fatal and nonfatal events in CHD patients...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint Exercise therapy for depression in middle-aged and older adults: predictors of early dropout and treatment failure
    Steve Herman
    Health Psychol 21:553-63. 2002
    ..quot; Baseline levels of self-reported anxiety and lift satisfaction were the best predictors of both patient dropout and treatment success or failure across all treatment conditions...
  95. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system injury associated with cardiac surgery
    Mark F Newman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 277110, USA
    Lancet 368:694-703. 2006
    ..We describe these issues and the controversies that merit continued investigation...
  96. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial issues in the assessment and management of patients undergoing lung transplantation
    Krista A Barbour
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chest 129:1367-74. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the extant literature on the psychosocial factors in lung transplantation and highlights several innovative efforts to improve psychological outcomes in this challenging patient population...
  97. ncbi request reprint Association of neurocognitive function and quality of life 1 year after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
    Barbara Phillips-Bute
    Department of Anesthesiology, Box 3094, DUMC, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:369-75. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the impact of this postoperative cognitive dysfunction on quality of life (QOL) and to characterize the dysfunction from the patient's perspective...
  98. ncbi request reprint Lower endotoxin immunity predicts increased cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients after cardiac surgery
    Joseph P Mathew
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Stroke 34:508-13. 2003
    ..We therefore sought to determine the association of decreased EndoCAb and the incidence of postoperative cognitive decline...
  99. ncbi request reprint Reduction of left ventricular hypertrophy after exercise and weight loss in overweight patients with mild hypertension
    Alan Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, CB 7075, 338 Burnett Womack, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1333-9. 2002
    ..Although lifestyle interventions are efficacious in lowering blood pressure, evidence that they have a beneficial effect on target organs has been lacking...
  100. ncbi request reprint Prediction of medical morbidity and mortality after acute myocardial infarction in patients at increased psychosocial risk in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Patients (ENRICHD) study
    Allan S Jaffe
    Cardiovascular Division, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 152:126-35. 2006
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Relationship of clinic, ambulatory, and laboratory stress blood pressure to left ventricular mass in overweight men and women with high blood pressure
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:247-57. 2002
    ....

Research Grants34

  1. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study also will provide information regarding the relationship between vascular depression and various indices of vascular and neurocognitive function, and the extent to which these indices may be modifiable by treatment. ..
  2. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The data generated from this study will have important clinical significance by determining the extent to which exercise may reduce depression and improve intermediate markers of CHD risk in vulnerable cardiac patients. ..
  3. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. TELEPHONE STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If the intervention is successful, it may serve as a model for the delivery of home-based, cost-effective treatment for seriously ill patients unable to benefit from more traditional face-to-face psychotherapy. ..
  6. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The data generated from this study will have important clinical significance by determining the extent to which exercise may reduce depression and improve intermediate markers of CHD risk in vulnerable cardiac patients. ..
  11. Telephone-based coping skills training for COPD
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study will examine the effects of an enhanced coping skills training program for COPD patients and their caregivers, delivered by telephone, on patients' psychosocial and physical functioning and long-term survival. ..
  12. Telephone-based coping skills training for COPD
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will examine the effects of an enhanced coping skills training program for COPD patients and their caregivers, delivered by telephone, on patients'psychosocial and physical functioning and long-term survival. ..
  13. Stress Management and Biomarkers of Risk in Cardiac Rehabilitation
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will examine the effects of a Stress Management Training program combined with exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation on cardiovascular biomarkers of risk and event-free survival in CHD patients. ..
  14. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James A Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The data generated from this study will have important clinical significance by determining the extent to which exercise may reduce depression and improve intermediate markers of CHD risk in vulnerable cardiac patients. ..
  15. Telephone-based coping skills training for COPD
    James A Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will examine the effects of an enhanced coping skills training program for COPD patients and their caregivers, delivered by telephone, on patients'psychosocial and physical functioning and long-term survival. ..
  16. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. TELEPHONE STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If the intervention is successful, it may serve as a model for the delivery of home-based, cost-effective treatment for seriously ill patients unable to benefit from more traditional face-to-face psychotherapy. ..
  18. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The study also will provide information regarding the relationship between vascular depression and various indices of vascular and neurocognitive function, and the extent to which these indices may be modifiable by treatment. ..
  19. STRESS AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA--MECHANISMS AND TREATMENT
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  20. STRESS AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA--MECHANISMS AND TREATMENT
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  21. STRESS AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA--MECHANISMS AND TREATMENT
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  22. TELEPHONE STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If the intervention is successful, it may serve as a model for the delivery of home-based, cost-effective treatment for seriously ill patients unable to benefit from more traditional face-to-face psychotherapy. ..
  23. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study also will provide information regarding the relationship between vascular depression and various indices of vascular and neurocognitive function, and the extent to which these indices may be modifiable by treatment. ..
  24. STRESS AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA--MECHANISMS AND TREATMENT
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  25. TELEPHONE STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If the intervention is successful, it may serve as a model for the delivery of home-based, cost-effective treatment for seriously ill patients unable to benefit from more traditional face-to-face psychotherapy. ..
  26. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The study also will provide information regarding the relationship between vascular depression and various indices of vascular and neurocognitive function, and the extent to which these indices may be modifiable by treatment. ..
  27. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study also will provide information regarding the relationship between vascular depression and various indices of vascular and neurocognitive function, and the extent to which these indices may be modifiable by treatment. ..
  28. Stress Management and Biomarkers of Risk in Cardiac Rehabilitation
    James A Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will examine the effects of a Stress Management Training program combined with exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation on cardiovascular biomarkers of risk and event-free survival in CHD patients. ..