Rebecca C Thurston

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi Is the association between socioeconomic position and coronary heart disease stronger in women than in men?
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:57-65. 2005
  3. ncbi 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
  4. pmc Depression is associated with worse objectively and subjectively measured sleep, but not more frequent awakenings, in women with vasomotor symptoms
    Hadine Joffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Menopause 16:671-9. 2009
  5. ncbi Emotional vitality and incident coronary heart disease: benefits of healthy psychological functioning
    Laura D Kubzansky
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1393-401. 2007
  6. ncbi Do depression and anxiety mediate the link between educational attainment and CHD?
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:25-32. 2006
  7. doi Affective and cardiovascular effects of experimentally-induced social status
    Tamar Mendelson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Psychol 27:482-9. 2008
  8. pmc Hot flashes and subclinical cardiovascular disease: findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Heart Study
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 118:1234-40. 2008
  9. pmc Childhood abuse or neglect is associated with increased vasomotor symptom reporting among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 15:16-22. 2008
  10. pmc Abdominal adiposity and hot flashes among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Menopause 15:429-34. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi Is the association between socioeconomic position and coronary heart disease stronger in women than in men?
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:57-65. 2005
    ..12) in age-adjusted models. Low education was associated with greater social and psychological risks for women than men; however, metabolic risks largely explained gender differences in the educational gradient in coronary heart disease...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. pmc Depression is associated with worse objectively and subjectively measured sleep, but not more frequent awakenings, in women with vasomotor symptoms
    Hadine Joffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Menopause 16:671-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine if objectively measured sleep and perceived sleep quality are worse in depressed women with VMS than in nondepressed women with VMS...
  5. ncbi Emotional vitality and incident coronary heart disease: benefits of healthy psychological functioning
    Laura D Kubzansky
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1393-401. 2007
    ..Emotional vitality--characterized by a sense of energy, positive well-being, and effective emotion regulation--has been hypothesized to reduce risk of heart disease, but no studies have examined this relationship...
  6. ncbi Do depression and anxiety mediate the link between educational attainment and CHD?
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:25-32. 2006
    ..This study evaluates depression and anxiety as mediators of the association between educational attainment and incident CHD...
  7. doi Affective and cardiovascular effects of experimentally-induced social status
    Tamar Mendelson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Psychol 27:482-9. 2008
    ..This study used experimental methods to test the hypothesis that subordinate social status per se causes psychological distress and cardiovascular arousal...
  8. pmc Hot flashes and subclinical cardiovascular disease: findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Heart Study
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 118:1234-40. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that women with hot flashes would show reduced flow-mediated dilation and greater coronary artery and aortic calcification compared with women without hot flashes...
  9. pmc Childhood abuse or neglect is associated with increased vasomotor symptom reporting among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 15:16-22. 2008
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that women exposed to childhood abuse or neglect would have an increased likelihood of reporting hot flashes and night sweats during the menopausal transition...
  10. pmc Abdominal adiposity and hot flashes among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Menopause 15:429-34. 2008
    ..The study objective was to examine associations between abdominal adiposity and hot flashes, including the role of reproductive hormones in these associations...
  11. ncbi Physical activity and risk of vasomotor symptoms in women with and without a history of depression: results from the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 13:553-60. 2006
    ..To examine whether physical activity was associated with decreased risk of vasomotor symptoms in a prospective study of women transitioning through menopause...
  12. ncbi Multiple sources of psychosocial disadvantage and risk of coronary heart disease
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:748-55. 2007
    ..However, multiple sources of psychosocial disadvantage tend to co-occur...
  13. ncbi Adiposity and reporting of vasomotor symptoms among midlife women: the study of women's health across the nation
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:78-85. 2008
    ..14, 1.42) in age- and site-adjusted models. Associations persisted in fully adjusted models and were not reduced when models included reproductive hormones. These findings support a thermoregulatory model of vasomotor symptoms...
  14. ncbi SSRIs for menopausal hot flashes: a promise yet to be delivered
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Menopause 14:820-2. 2007
  15. ncbi A pilot study of a Hatha yoga treatment for menopausal symptoms
    Cathryn Booth-LaForce
    University of Washington, United States
    Maturitas 57:286-95. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility and efficacy of a yoga treatment for menopausal symptoms. Both physiologic and self-reported measures of hot flashes were included...
  16. ncbi Socioeconomic disparities in metabolic syndrome differ by gender: evidence from NHANES III
    Eric B Loucks
    Department of Psychiatry and Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 17:19-26. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to examine whether socioeconomic position (SEP) is associated with metabolic syndrome and whether the association differs by gender and race/ethnicity...