D L Delahanty

Summary

Affiliation: Kent State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The efficacy of initial hydrocortisone administration at preventing posttraumatic distress in adult trauma patients: a randomized trial
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    CNS Spectr 18:103-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The Association Between Parent PTSD/Depression Symptoms and Child PTSD Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis
    Adam Morris
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 342 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:1076-88. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Time-of-day effects on response of natural killer cells to acute stress in men and women
    D L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    Health Psychol 19:39-45. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting PTSD prospectively based on prior trauma history and immediate biological responses
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, 118 Kent Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:27-40. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Initial urinary epinephrine and cortisol levels predict acute PTSD symptoms in child trauma victims
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 118 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:121-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Injury severity, prior trauma history, urinary cortisol levels, and acute PTSD in motor vehicle accident victims
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 118 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:149-64. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, salivary cortisol, medication adherence, and CD4 levels in HIV-positive individuals
    D L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Akron, Ohio 44242, USA
    AIDS Care 16:247-60. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The impact of HIV diagnosis-related vs. non-diagnosis related trauma on PTSD, depression, medication adherence, and HIV disease markers
    Jessica M Boarts
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 6:4-16. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical service and in-hospital vital signs as predictors of subsequent PTSD symptom severity in pediatric injury patients
    Nicole R Nugent
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, OH 44242, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:919-26. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Patients' reasons for electing to undergo total knee arthroplasty impact post-operative pain severity and range of motion
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University Stark Campus, 6000 Frank Ave NW, N Canton, OH 44720, USA
    J Behav Med 32:223-33. 2009

Research Grants

  1. PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF PTSD
    Douglas Delahanty; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Pilot Intervention for PTSD, Nonadherence and HIV Risk
    Douglas Delahanty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Prevention of PTSD with Early Cortisol Treatment
    Douglas Delahanty; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint The efficacy of initial hydrocortisone administration at preventing posttraumatic distress in adult trauma patients: a randomized trial
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    CNS Spectr 18:103-11. 2013
    ..The present study examined the preliminary efficacy of a 10-day low-dose (20 mg bid) course of hydrocortisone at preventing PTSS in traumatic injury victims...
  2. doi request reprint The Association Between Parent PTSD/Depression Symptoms and Child PTSD Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis
    Adam Morris
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 342 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:1076-88. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Time-of-day effects on response of natural killer cells to acute stress in men and women
    D L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    Health Psychol 19:39-45. 2000
    ..NK activity of all afternoon participants also increased during the task but dropped below baseline 60 and 90 min later. Greater increases in NK levels and activity during the task were associated with greater heart rate changes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting PTSD prospectively based on prior trauma history and immediate biological responses
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, 118 Kent Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:27-40. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Initial urinary epinephrine and cortisol levels predict acute PTSD symptoms in child trauma victims
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 118 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:121-8. 2005
    ..The present study extended these findings by examining whether urinary hormone levels collected soon after a trauma were related to subsequent acute PTSD symptoms in child trauma victims...
  6. ncbi request reprint Injury severity, prior trauma history, urinary cortisol levels, and acute PTSD in motor vehicle accident victims
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 118 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:149-64. 2003
    ..Results suggest that cortisol levels in the acute aftermath of a traumatic event may serve as a mechanism through which various factors may increase risk for PTSD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, salivary cortisol, medication adherence, and CD4 levels in HIV-positive individuals
    D L Delahanty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Akron, Ohio 44242, USA
    AIDS Care 16:247-60. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The impact of HIV diagnosis-related vs. non-diagnosis related trauma on PTSD, depression, medication adherence, and HIV disease markers
    Jessica M Boarts
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    J Evid Based Soc Work 6:4-16. 2009
    ..Results suggest that HIV- and non-HIV-related PTSD have a similar impact on PLWH and in both cases impact their functioning, adherence to medications, and levels of depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical service and in-hospital vital signs as predictors of subsequent PTSD symptom severity in pediatric injury patients
    Nicole R Nugent
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, OH 44242, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:919-26. 2006
    ..The present study investigated the extent to which heart rate (HR) levels soon after a traumatic event predicted posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity assessed 6 weeks and 6 months later in child trauma victims...
  10. doi request reprint Patients' reasons for electing to undergo total knee arthroplasty impact post-operative pain severity and range of motion
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University Stark Campus, 6000 Frank Ave NW, N Canton, OH 44720, USA
    J Behav Med 32:223-33. 2009
    ..Interventions targeted towards patients reporting pre-operative pain or avoidance goals may decrease subsequent post-operative pain and increase mobility...
  11. ncbi request reprint The differential impact of PTSD and depression on HIV disease markers and adherence to HAART in people living with HIV
    Jessica M Boarts
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:253-61. 2006
    ..These results highlight the influences of PTSD and depression on adherence and HIV disease markers, and underscore the importance of examining comorbid symptomatology in PLWH...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep disruptions mediate the relationship between early postoperative pain and later functioning following total knee replacement surgery
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    J Behav Med 29:215-22. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute child and mother psychophysiological responses and subsequent PTSD symptoms following a child's traumatic event
    Sarah A Ostrowski
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:677-87. 2007
    ..In mothers, lower 6-week cortisol levels significantly predicted 7-month PTSS. Results extend findings of differing directions of acute hormonal predictors of PTSS in adults versus children to a sample of genetically related individuals...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographically measured sleep abnormalities in PTSD: a meta-analytic review
    Ihori Kobayashi
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:660-9. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that sleep abnormalities exist in PTSD, and that some of the inconsistencies in prior findings may be explained by moderating variables...
  15. ncbi request reprint Initial physiological responses and perceived hyperarousal predict subsequent emotional numbing in pediatric injury patients
    Nicole R Nugent
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:349-59. 2006
    ..These findings provide empirical support for prior hypotheses concerning the development of PTSD symptoms over time...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association of stereotypes about physicians to health care satisfaction, help-seeking behavior, and adherence to treatment
    Laura M Bogart
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 118 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1049-58. 2004
    ..Our findings point to the need to better understand the role of patients' beliefs about health care in predicting health care satisfaction and health behaviors...
  17. doi request reprint In-hospital levels of C-reactive protein and IL-6 predict post-operative depressive symptoms among patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery
    Julie K Cremeans-Smith
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University Stark Campus, N Canton, OH 44720, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:1096-103. 2009
    ..Further, this predictive relationship suggests the possibility of early identification of individuals at risk for the subsequent development of post-operative depression...
  18. ncbi request reprint Amnesia, neuroendocrine levels and PTSD in motor vehicle accident victims
    M R Flesher
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Brain Inj 15:879-89. 2001
    ..These results provide partial support for the hypothesis that amnesia for a traumatic event can serve as a buffering function in the development of subsequent PTSD among MVA victims...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of initial posttrauma cardiovascular levels in association with acute PTSD symptoms following a serious motor vehicle accident
    Beth Buckley
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    J Trauma Stress 17:317-24. 2004
    ..Given the small sample size, these results should be interpreted with caution. However, the present results question the use of initial cardiovascular levels as predictors of subsequent acute PTSD in seriously injured MVA victims...
  20. ncbi request reprint Parental posttraumatic stress symptoms as a moderator of child's acute biological response and subsequent posttraumatic stress symptoms in pediatric injury patients
    Nicole R Nugent
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:309-18. 2007
    ..To examine how parental responses following pediatric injury may influence their child's posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS)...
  21. pmc The cortisol awakening response as a function of PTSD severity and abuse chronicity in sheltered battered women
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:793-800. 2008
    ..Implications of findings and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Trauma history characteristics and subsequent PTSD symptoms in motor vehicle accident victims
    Leah Irish
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:377-84. 2008
    ..Distress from prior trauma and number of types of prior traumas were the most meaningful trauma history predictors. Results encourage further evaluation of trauma history as a multifaceted construct...
  23. doi request reprint Relationship of race-, sexual orientation-, and HIV-related discrimination with adherence to HIV treatment: a pilot study
    Jessica M Boarts
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 144 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    J Behav Med 31:445-51. 2008
    ..Results underscore the importance of addressing discrimination issues, specifically racial, when designing interventions to improve adherence to HAART...
  24. doi request reprint The impact of gender and hypothalamic pituitary adrenal activity on depressive symptoms following surgical stress
    Keri Pinna
    Kent State University, OH, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:1095-104. 2009
    ..Results support a mechanistic role of HPA alterations in depression following a surgical stressor that differs in strength between men and women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Brief report: the impact of maternal posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and child gender on risk for persistent posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in child trauma victims
    Sarah A Ostrowski
    Department of Psychology, 118 Kent Hall, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:338-42. 2007
    ..To longitudinally examine the impact of maternal posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSS) on child adjustment following a child's traumatic injury, focusing on child gender differences...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of early nightmares on the development of sleep disturbances in motor vehicle accident victims
    Ihori Kobayashi
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:548-55. 2008
    ..These findings highlight the dynamic relationship between PTSS and sleep problems as well as the potential importance of early intervention for trauma-related nightmares as a means to prevent sleep problems after a traumatic experience...
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidence and impact of posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid depression on adherence to HAART and CD4+ counts in people living with HIV
    Eve M Sledjeski
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:728-36. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Emotional support and affect: associations with health behaviors and active coping efforts in men living with HIV
    Nathan T Deichert
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:139-45. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc Long-term physical health consequences of childhood sexual abuse: a meta-analytic review
    Leah Irish
    Department of Psychology, 118 Kent Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:450-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present article was to systematically review the literature investigating the long-term physical health consequences of childhood sexual abuse (CSA)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Conceptually driven pharmacologic approaches to acute trauma
    Roger K Pitman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:99-106. 2005
    ..One study did not find benzodiazepines effective in preventing PTSD. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, antiepileptics, and alpha2-adrenergic agonists have yet to be tried...
  31. ncbi request reprint Health-related correlates of perceived discrimination in HIV care
    Sheryl Thorburn Bird
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:19-26. 2004
    ..Studies that explore perceptions of discrimination based on other factors among HIV-positive individuals may improve understanding of the nature, extent, and consequences of discrimination in patient-provider interactions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Are we prepared to handle the mental health consequences of terrorism?
    Douglas L Delahanty
    Am J Psychiatry 164:189-91. 2007

Research Grants6

  1. PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF PTSD
    Douglas Delahanty; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  2. Pilot Intervention for PTSD, Nonadherence and HIV Risk
    Douglas Delahanty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Prevention of PTSD with Early Cortisol Treatment
    Douglas Delahanty; Fiscal Year: 2007
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