Andrew Sherwood

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  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 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Determinants and consequences of adherence to the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet in African-American and white adults with high blood pressure: results from the ENCORE trial
    Dawn E Epstein
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1763-73. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  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 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Determinants and consequences of adherence to the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet in African-American and white adults with high blood pressure: results from the ENCORE trial
    Dawn E Epstein
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1763-73. 2012
    ....
  7. 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)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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)...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. pmc Association of vascular health and neurocognitive performance in overweight adults with high blood pressure
    Patrick J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:559-66. 2011
    ..82, p = .084), with the effect attenuated after controlling for FMD. Impaired FMD is associated with worse neurocognitive functioning among overweight adults with high blood pressure...
  24. 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...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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)...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in the effects of the DASH diet on nocturnal blood pressure dipping in individuals with high blood pressure
    Aric A Prather
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:1338-44. 2011
    ..The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet has been shown to be efficacious in lowering clinic and ambulatory BP; however, the effect of the DASH diet on BP dipping is unclear...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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)...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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)...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. pmc Association of anxiety and depression with all-cause mortality in individuals with coronary heart disease
    Lana L Watkins
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000068. 2013
    ..We examined whether anxiety is associated with increased risk of mortality after accounting for depression in individuals with established CHD...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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)...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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
    ....
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and weight loss on hypertension
    James A Blumenthal
    JAMA 290:885-6; author reply 886-7. 2003
  63. 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
    ....
  64. 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...

Research Grants14

  1. Coping Skills Training in Heart Failure: Outcomes and Mechanisms
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Blood Pressure Dipping
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., pharmacological therapy, sleep therapy, stress management training) aimed at optimizing nighttime BP, and reducing cardiovascular disease risk. ..
  3. HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN: ESTROGEN EFFECTS ON HEMODYNAMICS
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By these methods, the proposed research should clarify how HRT may alter risk in CHD through hemodynamic effects that are hypothesized to be secondary to alterations in endothelial function. ..
  4. Ancillary Investigation of Mental Stress Biomarkers in Coronary Heart Disease
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study is designed to develop mental stress biomarkers that will refine risk stratification in CHD, and provide clinicians with assessment tools that will better equip them to optimize patient management. ..