Christopher L Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Depression, suicidal ideation, and attempts in black patients with sickle cell disease
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1090-5. 2009
  2. doi request reprint It's all formal: understanding the nuances of mindfulness-based practice
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 37:217-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Misestimation of peer tobacco use: understanding disparities in tobacco use
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:299-302. 2008
  4. pmc Reconsideration of the training of psychiatrists and mental health professionals: helping to make soup
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1498-500. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Fear of movement (kinesiophobia), pain, and psychopathology in patients with sickle cell disease
    Jennifer Pells
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:707-13. 2007
  6. pmc Moderate chronic pain, weight and dietary intake in African-American adult patients with sickle cell disease
    Jennifer J Pells
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pain and Palliative Care Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1622-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Somatization in the conceptualization of sickle cell disease
    Chante Wellington
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 932 Morreene Rd, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:1079-83. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Neurocognitive testing and functioning in adults sickle cell disease
    Miriam H Feliu
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Hemoglobin 35:476-84. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A brief review of the pathophysiology, associated pain, and psychosocial issues in sickle cell disease
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pain and Palliative Care Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Behav Med 12:171-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Does coping mediate the relationship between personality and cardiovascular health in African Americans?
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, P O Box 90085, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:95-100. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Depression, suicidal ideation, and attempts in black patients with sickle cell disease
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1090-5. 2009
    ..Standards of clinical care must remain flexible to accommodate the mental health needs of this population of patients...
  2. doi request reprint It's all formal: understanding the nuances of mindfulness-based practice
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 37:217-8. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Misestimation of peer tobacco use: understanding disparities in tobacco use
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:299-302. 2008
    ..Overestimating was associated with a > 80% increase in the risk of smoking. These data highlight the need to correct misinformation regarding smoking norms among students at some HBCUs...
  4. pmc Reconsideration of the training of psychiatrists and mental health professionals: helping to make soup
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1498-500. 2006
    ..The authors argue that factors such as racial, ethnic and cultural differences must be integrated into research before the literature will begin to change in a fashion that is beneficial to the mental health training process...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fear of movement (kinesiophobia), pain, and psychopathology in patients with sickle cell disease
    Jennifer Pells
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:707-13. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the degree of kinesiophobia reported by African American men and women with SCD and to determine whether kinesiophobia is related to pain and psychologic distress in this population...
  6. pmc Moderate chronic pain, weight and dietary intake in African-American adult patients with sickle cell disease
    Jennifer J Pells
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pain and Palliative Care Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1622-9. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Somatization in the conceptualization of sickle cell disease
    Chante Wellington
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 932 Morreene Rd, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:1079-83. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Neurocognitive testing and functioning in adults sickle cell disease
    Miriam H Feliu
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Hemoglobin 35:476-84. 2011
    ..We concluded that memory dysfunction predicts global monthly presentation of pain. We suggest incorporating cost-effective neurocognitive screening measures as a standard of practice in sickle cell disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint A brief review of the pathophysiology, associated pain, and psychosocial issues in sickle cell disease
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pain and Palliative Care Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Behav Med 12:171-9. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Does coping mediate the relationship between personality and cardiovascular health in African Americans?
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, P O Box 90085, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:95-100. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the importance of personality in accounting for cardiovascular health in African Americans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, depressive symptoms, and social support among African-American women with type 2 diabetes
    Janice C Collins-McNeil
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 41:24-43. 2009
    ..Further investigation of physical activity characteristics, depressive symptoms, and social support in African-American women with type 2 diabetes is warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mediating effects of social support on the relationship among perceived stress, depression, and hypertension in African Americans
    Erika Heard
    School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:116-22. 2011
    ..It was hypothesized that there would be a positive association among perceived stress, depression, and hypertension mediated by social support...
  13. pmc Concordance rates for smoking among African-American twins
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, P O Box 90085 Sociology Psychology Building, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:213-7. 2007
    ..The goal of the current investigation was to examine the proportion of genetic and environmental influences on smoking in a sample of adult African-American twins...
  14. pmc Concordance rates for cognitive impairment among older African American twins
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:276-9. 2009
    ..There is significant attention to the growing elderly African American population and estimating who and how many within this population will be affected by cognitive impairment...
  15. pmc Neuropsychological assessment, neuroimaging, and neuropsychiatric evaluation in pediatric and adult patients with sickle cell disease (SCD)
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:705-9. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Evaluating brief cognitive impairment screening instruments among African Americans
    Jared M Kiddoe
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:488-93. 2008
    ..Within the higher educated group, SPMSQ and CI prevalence was 7.7 and 14.5% among the lower educated. Findings are consistent with our hypotheses that the TICS would be a less accurate assessor of CI among AAs...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on depressive symptoms by age and gender in African American twins
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:221-7. 2008
    ..The results suggest that, even though African Americans may be at risk for depression due to contextual/environmental factors, genetic influences remain important...
  18. doi request reprint Opioid management and dependency among adult patients with sickle cell disease
    Miriam H Feliu
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Hemoglobin 35:485-94. 2011
    ..We discuss the relevance of addressing narcotic management in the context of the perception of health care providers and patients with sickle cell disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Perceived racism and cardiovascular reactivity and recovery to personally relevant stress
    Marcellus M Merritt
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Psychol 25:364-9. 2006
    ..03). The notable elevation in CVR in response to an ambiguous event extends current models of racism suggesting that subtle racism is a psychosocial stressor that erodes health through chronically elevated CVR...
  20. pmc An examination of dedifferentiation in cognition among African-American older adults
    Regina C Sims
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 24:193-208. 2009
    ....
  21. pmc A culturally targeted self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Janice Collins-McNeil
    Division of Nursing, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 44:126-41. 2012
    ..The authors discuss the value of community-based interventions that target behavioural changes in populations of chronically ill patients, particularly those who historically have been disenfranchised and/or underserved...
  22. pmc Neuropsychological effects and attitudes in patients following electroconvulsive therapy
    Miriam Feliu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:613-7. 2008
    ..Further that self-reports of cognitive difficulties may persist even when depression has remitted. However, patients may not acknowledge or be aware of changes in their memory functioning, and post-ECT self-reports may not be reliable...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatments in pain management of sickle cell disease
    Lekisha Y Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke Pain and Palliative Care Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:1084-94. 2010
    ..In addition, individuals with SCD need to have more information about their illness and better access to psychosocial interventions...
  24. pmc Are comparisons the answer to understanding behavioral aspects of aging in racial and ethnic groups?
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 9 Flowers Drive, P O Box 90085, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P301-8. 2008
    ..Our goal is to encourage the use of multiple methodological designs in the study of issues related to racial and ethnic minorities by demonstrating some of the advantages of lesser employed approaches...
  25. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, cardiovascular risk, and diabetes self-care strategies in African American women with type 2 diabetes
    Jan Collins-McNeil
    Department of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 21:201-9. 2007
    ..Further analysis is warranted to determine the extent of this relationship in African American women with T2D...
  26. ncbi request reprint Facilitating research participation and improving quality of life for African American prostate cancer survivors and their intimate partners. A pilot study of telephone-based coping skills training
    Lisa C Campbell
    Pain Prevention and Treatment Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27704, USA
    Cancer 109:414-24. 2007
    ..Cancer 2007. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  27. ncbi request reprint The assessment of pain and discomfort in individuals with mental retardation
    Angela Phan
    Department of Psychology, North Carolina Central University, 208 Taylor Education Building, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 26:433-9. 2005
    ..We conclude that the PADS is a functionally sensitive measure that may lack specificity, but that may also represent the state of the psychometric art of assessing pain in patients who have MR...
  28. ncbi request reprint Religiosity/spirituality and pain in patients with sickle cell disease
    M Ojinga Harrison
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:250-7. 2005
    ....
  29. pmc Low life course socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with negative NEO PI-R personality patterns
    Charles R Jonassaint
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Med 18:13-21. 2011
    ..Low socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with poor health. One potential pathway accounting for this relationship may be an association between low SES and personality characteristics that affect health...