A Sherwood

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of job strain on nighttime blood pressure dipping among men and women with high blood pressure
    Lin bo Fan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:112-9. 2013
  2. pmc Nighttime blood pressure dipping in postmenopausal women with coronary heart disease
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:1077-82. 2012
  3. 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
  4. pmc Blood pressure dipping: ethnicity, sleep quality, and sympathetic nervous system activity
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:982-8. 2011
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the hemodynamic mechanisms of ambulatory blood pressure regulation
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:270-3. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Age moderates the short-term effects of transdermal 17beta-estradiol on endothelium-dependent vascular function in postmenopausal women
    Andrew Sherwood
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1782-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship of depression to death or hospitalization in patients with heart failure
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:367-73. 2007
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. pmc The effect of job strain on nighttime blood pressure dipping among men and women with high blood pressure
    Lin bo Fan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:112-9. 2013
    ..Blunted nighttime blood pressure dipping is an established cardiovascular risk factor. This study examined the effect of job strain on nighttime blood pressure dipping among men and women with high blood pressure...
  2. pmc Nighttime blood pressure dipping in postmenopausal women with coronary heart disease
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:1077-82. 2012
    ..The effects of daytime physical activity and nighttime sleep quality on BP dipping were also examined...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Blood pressure dipping: ethnicity, sleep quality, and sympathetic nervous system activity
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:982-8. 2011
    ..This study examined the relationships of BP dipping to ethnicity, body mass index (BMI), sleep quality, and fall in sympathetic nervous system (SNS) activity during the sleep-period...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the hemodynamic mechanisms of ambulatory blood pressure regulation
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:270-3. 2003
    ..However, ethnic differences in ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) regulation have not been examined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age moderates the short-term effects of transdermal 17beta-estradiol on endothelium-dependent vascular function in postmenopausal women
    Andrew Sherwood
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1782-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated age and coronary heart disease (CHD) as potential moderators of the effects of 17beta-estradiol on vascular endothelial function in postmenopausal women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship of depression to death or hospitalization in patients with heart failure
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:367-73. 2007
    ..However, patients with heart failure (HF) have been less frequently studied, and the effect of depression on prognosis, independent of disease severity, is uncertain...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory impedance cardiography: a feasibility study
    A Sherwood
    Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Appl Physiol 85:2365-9. 1998
    ..Potential applications, including the assessment of 24-h hemodynamic profiles, are illustrated and discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hostility is related to blunted beta-adrenergic receptor responsiveness among middle-aged women
    Andrew Sherwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:507-13. 2004
    ..The roles of the sympathetic nervous system and of social support in this putative relationship were also evaluated...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint High stress responsivity predicts later blood pressure only in combination with positive family history and high life stress
    K C Light
    Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hypertension 33:1458-64. 1999
    ..In conclusion, results suggest that stress responsivity as a long-term predictor is modulated by both genetic and environmental factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceived racism and anger inhibition on ambulatory blood pressure in African Americans
    Patrick R Steffen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:746-50. 2003
    ..The present study examined whether perceived racism was associated with higher ambulatory blood pressure measured during daily life. A potential contributing role for anger inhibition was also evaluated...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is there a glycemic threshold for impaired autonomic control?
    L L Watkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:826-30. 2000
    ..This study examined whether fasting plasma glucose (FPG) or fasting plasma insulin (FPI) is associated with reductions in baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) in healthy volunteers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sympathoadrenergic mechanisms in reduced hemodynamic stress responses after exercise
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:978-86. 2003
    ..This study examines the acute effects of moderate aerobic exercise on 1) hemodynamic and sympathetic activity during behavioral stress and 2) beta-adrenergic receptor responsivity in a biracial sample of 24 sedentary adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and vagal control of heart rate
    L L Watkins
    Duke University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Psychosom Med 60:498-502. 1998
    ..This study examined whether anxiety is associated with reductions in vagal control of heart rate in healthy volunteers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement improves hemodynamic profile and left ventricular geometry in hypertensive and normotensive postmenopausal women
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    J Hypertens 19:269-78. 2001
    ..Postmenopausal estrogen replacement, with or without progestins, has been related to lower cardiovascular risks...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hostility, social support, and adrenergic receptor responsiveness among African-American and white men and women
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:582-7. 2003
    ..We examined the relationship between beta-adrenergic receptor responsiveness and hostility and social support in African American and white men and women...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. 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...
  36. pmc Laboratory-based blood pressure recovery is a predictor of ambulatory blood pressure
    Ranak Trivedi
    Box 3119 Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, United States
    Biol Psychol 77:317-23. 2008
    ..Results suggest that persistence of the BP response following stress may be a more salient characteristic of the stress response in understanding its potential impact on longer term cardiovascular regulation...
  37. 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)...
  38. 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)...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Coping styles in heart failure patients with depressive symptoms
    Ranak B Trivedi
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Psychosom Res 67:339-46. 2009
    ..Elevated depressive symptoms have been linked to poorer prognosis in heart failure (HF) patients. Our objective was to identify coping styles associated with depressive symptoms in HF patients...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder, cardiovascular, and metabolic disease: a review of the evidence
    Eric A Dedert
    VA Research Service, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham Veterans Affairs and Duke University Medical Centers, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:61-78. 2010
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular and metabolic disease...
  45. 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...
  46. 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
    ....
  47. pmc Cerebrovascular risk factors and cerebral hyperintensities among middle-aged and older adults with major depression
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:848-52. 2010
    ..To examine the association between cerebral hyperintensities and cerebrovascular risk factors (CVRF) among middle-aged and older adults with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  48. pmc Exercise and pharmacotherapy in patients with major depression: one-year follow-up of the SMILE study
    Benson M Hoffman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:127-33. 2011
    ..To examine a 1-year follow-up of a 4-month, controlled clinical trial of exercise and antidepressant medication in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. 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)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and weight loss on cardiac risk factors associated with syndrome X
    Lana L Watkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1889-95. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Biological correlates of abuse in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder and healthy controls
    Susan S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7175, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:849-56. 2003
    ..To examine the biological correlates associated with histories of sexual or physical abuse in women meeting DSM criteria for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and in healthy, non-PMDD controls...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationship of ethnicity, gender, and ambulatory blood pressure to pain sensitivity: effects of individualized pain rating scales
    Tavis S Campbell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Pain 5:183-91. 2004
    ..In the context of clinical pain assessment, it may be important to consider the possibility that descriptions of painful sensations reflect, in part, demographic characteristics...
  60. 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...
  61. 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)...
  62. 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
    ..The observed inverse association between higher level of depressive symptoms and ischemic activity needs to be further assessed in large samples...
  63. ncbi request reprint Emotional antecedents of hot flashes during daily life
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:137-46. 2005
    ..It also examined individual differences predicting concordance between objective and subjective hot flashes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and sympathetic nervous system responses to stress during the menstrual cycle
    J A McFetridge
    Duke University School of Nursing, Box 3322, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 11:158-67. 2000
    ..Perhaps high blood pressure readings recorded during the follicular phase should be reexamined during the luteal phase before considering pharmacologic intervention...
  65. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN). New self-rating scale
    K M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 176:379-86. 2000
    ..Of available self-rated social phobia scales, none assesses the spectrum of fear, avoidance, and physiological symptoms, all of which are clinically important. Because of this limitation, we developed the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN)...
  66. 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
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of daily stress on autonomic cardiac control in patients with coronary artery disease
    Simon L Bacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3119, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1292-4. 2004
    ..g., anger, stress, sadness) with decreases in high- and low-frequency power, whereas higher levels of positive emotion were related to an increase in low-frequency power, independent of age, posture, and medications...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association between hot flashes, sleep complaints, and psychological functioning among healthy menopausal women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Behav Med 13:163-72. 2006
    ..The frequency of physiologically monitored sleep hot flashes, as opposed to reported sleep hot flashes, may be independent of problems with sleep and mood among menopausal women...
  69. pmc Ventricular ectopy: impact of self-reported stress after myocardial infarction
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 153:133-9. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Transdermal versus oral estrogen therapy in postmenopausal smokers: hemodynamic and endothelial effects
    Susan S Girdler
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7175, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:169-80. 2004
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Changes in hemodynamics and left ventricular structure after menopause
    Alan L Hinderliter
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7075, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:830-3. 2002
    ..These results suggest that menopause is associated with hemodynamic changes and left ventricular remodeling, which may contribute to the enhanced cardiovascular risk observed in postmenopausal women...
  72. ncbi request reprint Vigilance to a persisting personal threat: unmasking cardiovascular consequences in adolescents with the Social Competence Interview
    Craig K Ewart
    Center for Health and Behavior, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:799-804. 2004
    ..Results suggest that the Social Competence Interview may be a broadly useful procedure for investigating the role of threat-induced vigilance in cardiovascular and other diseases...
  73. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in left ventricular structure: relations to hemodynamics and diurnal blood pressure variation
    Alan L Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:43-9. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and weight loss on hypertension
    James A Blumenthal
    JAMA 290:885-6; author reply 886-7. 2003
  75. 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...