Heather S Lett

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social support and coronary heart disease: epidemiologic evidence and implications for treatment
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:869-78. 2005
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression as a risk factor for coronary artery disease: evidence, mechanisms, and treatment
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:305-15. 2004
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatments for depression in patients with coronary heart disease
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S58-62. 2005
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiac risk
    James A Blumenthal
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:78-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Exercise and the treatment of clinical depression in adults: recent findings and future directions
    Alisha L Brosse
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Bolder, Colorado, USA
    Sports Med 32:741-60. 2002

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Social support and coronary heart disease: epidemiologic evidence and implications for treatment
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:869-78. 2005
    ..The present paper reviews theories of social support and evidence for the role of social support in the development and progression of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression as a risk factor for coronary artery disease: evidence, mechanisms, and treatment
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:305-15. 2004
    ..The present paper reviews the evidence that depression is a risk factor for the development and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  4. 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)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatments for depression in patients with coronary heart disease
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S58-62. 2005
    ..John's wort (SJW), essential fatty acids (EFAs), S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe), acupuncture, and chromium picolinate (CP)...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiac risk
    James A Blumenthal
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:78-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Exercise and the treatment of clinical depression in adults: recent findings and future directions
    Alisha L Brosse
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Bolder, Colorado, USA
    Sports Med 32:741-60. 2002
    ..Thus, more data from carefully conducted clinical trials are needed before exercise can be recommended as an alternative to more traditional, empirically validated pharmacological and behavioural therapies...