B H Brummett

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Systolic blood pressure and adiposity: examination by race and gender in a nationally representative sample of young adults
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:140-4. 2012
  6. 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
  7. pmc Lipid levels are associated with a regulatory polymorphism of the monoamine oxidase-A gene promoter (MAOA-uVNTR)
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR57-61. 2008
  8. 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
  9. pmc Associations of a regulatory polymorphism of monoamine oxidase-A gene promoter (MAOA-uVNTR) with symptoms of depression and sleep quality
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:396-401. 2007
  10. ncbi Prediction of all-cause mortality by the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Optimism-Pessimism Scale scores: study of a college sample during a 40-year follow-up period
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 2969, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1541-4. 2006

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Publications48

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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 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
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Systolic blood pressure and adiposity: examination by race and gender in a nationally representative sample of young adults
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:140-4. 2012
    ..Adiposity, or more specifically, underlying body fat distribution, has been associated with systolic blood pressure (SBP), and it has been suggested that these associations vary between whites and blacks, as well as by gender...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. pmc Lipid levels are associated with a regulatory polymorphism of the monoamine oxidase-A gene promoter (MAOA-uVNTR)
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR57-61. 2008
    ..Allelic variation in MAOA-uVNTR has been associated with body mass index (BMI). We extended previous work by examining relations among this polymorphism and serum lipid levels...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Associations of a regulatory polymorphism of monoamine oxidase-A gene promoter (MAOA-uVNTR) with symptoms of depression and sleep quality
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:396-401. 2007
    ..MAOA-uVNTR genotype has been associated with both psychological and physical measures...
  10. ncbi Prediction of all-cause mortality by the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Optimism-Pessimism Scale scores: study of a college sample during a 40-year follow-up period
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 2969, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1541-4. 2006
    ..To examine a measure of explanatory style, the Optimism-Pessimism (PSM) scale derived from college-entry Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory scores, as a predictor of all-cause mortality...
  11. pmc Personality as a predictor of dietary quality in spouses during midlife
    Beverly H Brummett
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Med 34:5-10. 2008
    ..08-.09). Openness was associated with healthy eating habits--findings that may affect disease prevention during, midlife...
  12. pmc Associations among central nervous system serotonergic function and neuroticism are moderated by gender
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Biol Psychol 78:200-3. 2008
    ..Remaining personality domains were not related to prolactin levels. Findings add to literature suggesting the serotonin system functions differently, in important ways, in males and females...
  13. pmc HPA axis function in male caregivers: effect of the monoamine oxidase-A gene promoter (MAOA-uVNTR)
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Biol Psychol 79:250-5. 2008
    ..5/4 repeats) (cortisol p<.043). Individuals with less active MAOA-uVNTR alleles who are under chronic stress may be at increased risk for exhaustion of the HPA response to such stress...
  14. pmc 5-HTTLPR and gender moderate changes in negative affect responses to tryptophan infusion
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Genet 38:476-83. 2008
    ..013), and trended towards predicting anger-hostility (P = .084). Males in the HiHi group had greater increases in negative affect during infusion, compared to all groups except LoLo females, who also showed increased negative affect...
  15. pmc Positive affect is associated with cardiovascular reactivity, norepinephrine level, and morning rise in salivary cortisol
    B H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:862-9. 2009
    ..149). Positive affect was inversely related to the increase in cortisol 30 min post awakening (p=.042), and unrelated to the evening decline in cortisol levels (p=.174). Positive emotions may be relevant to good health...
  16. pmc Socioeconomic status moderates associations between CNS serotonin and expression of beta2-integrins CD11b and CD11c
    Beverly H Brummett
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:373-7. 2010
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  17. pmc Associations of depressive symptoms, trait hostility, and gender with C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 response after emotion recall
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:333-9. 2010
    ..Depressive symptoms moderate the effect of trait hostility on circulating levels of CRP and IL-6...
  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. ncbi Neighborhood characteristics moderate effects of caregiving on glucose functioning
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:752-8. 2005
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  20. ncbi Ratings of positive and depressive emotion as predictors of mortality in coronary patients
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Cardiol 100:213-6. 2005
    ..An extensive body of research has demonstrated an association between negative affective states and health outcomes. Positive emotions may also influence physical health, however, their examination has received far less attention...
  21. pmc Prospective study of associations among positive emotion and functional status in older patients with coronary artery disease
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:461-9. 2009
    ..Lower levels of PE during follow-up were also related to increasing decline in function but only in men. Thus, our findings indicate that PE is associated with less decline in functional status following hospitalization for CAD...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi 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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  24. ncbi Social support and hostility as predictors of depressive symptoms in cardiac patients one month after hospitalization: a prospective study
    B H Brummett
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 60:707-13. 1998
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  25. ncbi Moderators of the effect of social support on depressive symptoms in cardiac patients
    J C Barefoot
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 86:438-42. 2000
    ..These findings also have implications for the design and interpretation of psychosocial interventions...
  26. ncbi Depressive symptoms and survival of patients with coronary artery disease
    J C Barefoot
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:790-5. 2000
    ..This investigation divided depressive symptoms into groups to assess their relative effectiveness in predicting survival...
  27. ncbi Characteristics of socially isolated patients with coronary artery disease who are at elevated risk for mortality
    B H Brummett
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:267-72. 2001
    ..Social isolation has been linked to poor survival in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Few studies have closely examined the psychosocial characteristics of CAD patients who lack social contact...
  28. ncbi Hostility in marital dyads: associations with depressive symptoms
    B H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Behav Med 23:95-105. 2000
    ..For men, however, spouse's hostility was not related to symptoms of depression. These findings highlight the need to study psychosocial risk factors in social units and have potential implications for intervention...
  29. ncbi Relation of subjective and received social support to clinical and self-report assessments of depressive symptoms in an elderly population
    B H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, 27710, Durham, NC, USA
    J Affect Disord 61:41-50. 2000
    ..The present study also used a multi-measure approach to assess both depressive symptomatology and social support...
  30. ncbi The relationship between self-rated health and health status among coronary artery patients
    H B Bosworth
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham
    J Aging Health 11:565-84. 1999
    ..This study examined the descriptive relationship of self-rated health (SRH) with various psychosocial measures, sociodemographic variables, coronary artery disease (CAD) diagnostic/clinical measures, and medically abstracted comorbidities...
  31. ncbi The association between self-rated health and mortality in a well-characterized sample of coronary artery disease patients
    H B Bosworth
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Med Care 37:1226-36. 1999
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  32. ncbi Social support and quality of life in patients with coronary artery disease
    H B Bosworth
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VAMC, NC 27705, USA
    Qual Life Res 9:829-39. 2000
    ..These individuals may subsequently require the greatest degree of care and potentially benefit most from intervention...
  33. pmc Central nervous system serotonin and clustering of hostility, psychosocial, metabolic, and cardiovascular endophenotypes in men
    Redford B Williams
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:601-7. 2010
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  34. pmc Impact of psychological stress on the associations between apolipoprotein E variants and metabolic traits: findings in an American sample of caregivers and controls
    Sofia I Iqbal Kring
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:427-33. 2010
    ..Current evidence supports the hypothesis that gene-environment interactions modulate serum lipid concentrations...
  35. pmc Hostility and fasting glucose in African American women
    Anastasia Georgiades
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:642-5. 2009
    ..HOST has been associated with abnormalities in glucose metabolism. Prior studies suggested that this association may be more prevalent in women and in African American (AA) individuals...
  36. pmc Effects of 5HTTLPR on cardiovascular response to an emotional stressor
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:318-22. 2011
    ..On the basis of prior findings, we hypothesized that the more transcriptionally active allele variants would be associated with increased CVR...
  37. pmc Caregiving, residence, race, and depressive symptoms
    Ilene C Siegler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:771-8. 2010
    ..To conclude, all the parameters such as race, living arrangements, and the components of depression need to be taken into account to understand the impact of caregiving on the emotional health of caregivers...
  38. ncbi Hostility as a predictor of survival in patients with coronary artery disease
    Stephen H Boyle
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:629-32. 2004
    ..This study examined the ability of the total CMHS and an abbreviated form of the CMHS (ACM) to predict survival in a sample of patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD) with increased statistical power...
  39. ncbi Associations among social support, income, and symptoms of depression in an educated sample: the UNC Alumni Heart Study
    Beverly H Brummett
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Behav Med 10:239-50. 2003
    ..The present results extend previous work regarding the moderating effect of income to a sample of relatively high education and income level...
  40. ncbi Depressive symptoms, race, and glucose concentrations: the role of cortisol as mediator
    Stephen H Boyle
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27745, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2484-8. 2007
    ..This study examined the associations of depressive symptoms with glucose concentrations and morning cortisol levels in 665 African-American and 4,216 Caucasian Vietnam-era veterans...
  41. ncbi Patterns of change in hostility from college to midlife in the UNC Alumni Heart Study predict high-risk status
    Ilene C Siegler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:738-45. 2003
    ..To examine hostility measured in college and patterns of change in hostility from college to midlife as predictors of high health-related risk later in midlife...
  42. pmc Effects of environmental stress and gender on associations among symptoms of depression and the serotonin transporter gene linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR)
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Genet 38:34-43. 2008
    ..Findings from two independent samples suggest that the association of 5-HTTLPR with depression varies according to gender and stressful life events...
  43. ncbi Childhood socioeconomic status and serotonin transporter gene polymorphism enhance cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress
    Redford B Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3926, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:32-9. 2008
    ..We found the long allele associated with larger CVR to mental stress in a preliminary study of 54 normal volunteers...
  44. ncbi Associations among the NEO Personality Inventory, Revised and the serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region in elders: effects of depression and gender
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 13:13-8. 2003
    ..We attempted to replicate findings suggesting a positive relation between the short allele variant of 5-HTTLPR and Neuroticism, and a negative association between the short allele variant and Agreeableness...
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. ncbi Hostility, age, and mortality in a sample of cardiac patients
    Stephen H Boyle
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:64-6. 2005
    ..After controlling for disease severity, there was a significant interaction between age and hostility. Hostility was significantly associated with poorer survival but only in younger (<61.2 years) patients...
  47. ncbi Associations among NEO personality assessments and well-being at midlife: facet-level analyses
    I C Siegler
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychol Aging 15:710-4. 2000
    ..The facets within each domain demonstrated different patterns of associations with the well-being measures, indicating that facet-level assessments yield additional information...
  48. ncbi Effect of race on cultural justifications for caregiving
    Peggye Dilworth-Anderson
    Center for Aging and Diversity, University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, 720 Airport Road, Suite 100, CB 1030, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S257-62. 2005
    ..Our objective in this study was to explore the effects of caregiver characteristics on cultural reasons given for providing care to dependent elderly family members...