JOEL W contact HUGHES

Summary

Affiliation: Kent State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Current perspectives on the use of meditation to reduce blood pressure
    Carly M Goldstein
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Int J Hypertens 2012:578397. 2012
  2. pmc Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction for prehypertension
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242
    Psychosom Med 75:721-8. 2013
  3. pmc Cardiovascular fitness associated with cognitive performance in heart failure patients enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation
    Sarah Garcia
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:29. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Baroreceptor sensitivity at rest and during stress in women with posttraumatic stress disorder or major depressive disorder
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:667-76. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms predict heart rate recovery after exercise treadmill testing in patients with coronary artery disease: results from the Psychophysiological Investigation of Myocardial Ischemia study
    Joel W Hughes
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:456-60. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression symptoms predict heart rate recovery after treadmill stress testing
    Joel W Hughes
    Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1122.e1-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with attenuated baroreceptor sensitivity among female, but not male, smokers
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:296-302. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in sleep quality accompany ethnic differences in night-time blood pressure dipping
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:1104-10. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression and heart rate variability in cardiac rehabilitation patients: exploring the roles of physical activity and fitness
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 111:608-24. 2010
  10. pmc Effects of posttraumatic stress disorder status and covert hostility on cardiovascular responses to relived anger in women with and without PTSD
    Scott R Vrana
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, 806 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Biol Psychol 82:274-80. 2009

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Publications23

  1. pmc Current perspectives on the use of meditation to reduce blood pressure
    Carly M Goldstein
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Int J Hypertens 2012:578397. 2012
    ..More randomized clinical trials are necessary before strong recommendations regarding the use of meditation for high BP can be made...
  2. pmc Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction for prehypertension
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242
    Psychosom Med 75:721-8. 2013
    ..A randomized clinical trial of MBSR for high BP was conducted to determine whether BP reductions associated with MBSR exceed those observed for an active control condition consisting of progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) training...
  3. pmc Cardiovascular fitness associated with cognitive performance in heart failure patients enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation
    Sarah Garcia
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:29. 2013
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  4. ncbi request reprint Baroreceptor sensitivity at rest and during stress in women with posttraumatic stress disorder or major depressive disorder
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:667-76. 2007
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that PTSD is associated with reduced parasympathetic nervous system functioning...
  5. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms predict heart rate recovery after exercise treadmill testing in patients with coronary artery disease: results from the Psychophysiological Investigation of Myocardial Ischemia study
    Joel W Hughes
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:456-60. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether depressive symptoms are associated with low heart rate variability (HRV) and prolonged HR recovery after exercise testing in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression symptoms predict heart rate recovery after treadmill stress testing
    Joel W Hughes
    Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1122.e1-6. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between depression symptoms and HR recovery among patients entering phase II cardiac rehabilitation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with attenuated baroreceptor sensitivity among female, but not male, smokers
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:296-302. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that individuals with PTSD would exhibit lower BRS than those without PTSD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in sleep quality accompany ethnic differences in night-time blood pressure dipping
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:1104-10. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that African Americans would exhibit blunted nocturnal BP dipping compared to whites, which would be partly accounted for by poorer sleep quality among African Americans...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression and heart rate variability in cardiac rehabilitation patients: exploring the roles of physical activity and fitness
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 111:608-24. 2010
    ..This suggests that altered fitness and activity may help explain altered autonomic tone that characterizes patients with cardiovascular diseases who are psychologically depressed...
  10. pmc Effects of posttraumatic stress disorder status and covert hostility on cardiovascular responses to relived anger in women with and without PTSD
    Scott R Vrana
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, 806 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Biol Psychol 82:274-80. 2009
    ..Results suggest that the relationship between PTSD and cardiovascular response is moderated by hostility...
  11. doi request reprint Depression predicts failure to complete phase-II cardiac rehabilitation
    Elizabeth Casey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Behav Med 31:421-31. 2008
    ..Given the difficulty of reducing mortality by treating depression directly, interventions targeting behavior change to improve medical treatment adherence might be an effective complementary strategy...
  12. doi request reprint Women with posttraumatic stress disorder have larger decreases in heart rate variability during stress tasks
    Therese A Keary
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, United States
    Int J Psychophysiol 73:257-64. 2009
    ..These results suggest that PTSD is related to the magnitude of decrease in parasympathetic cardiac control during stress in women. Health implications of altered PNS activity associated with PTSD deserve further study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Resource loss predicts depression and anxiety among patients treated with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Faith S Luyster
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:794-800. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that perceptions of resource loss would be related to symptoms of depression and anxiety after controlling for other known predictors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute psychological stress reduces plasma triglyceride clearance
    Catherine M Stoney
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:80-5. 2002
    ..The diminished ability to clear an intravenous fat emulsion during stress suggests one mechanism for stress-induced elevations in lipids...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular stress responses among Asian Indian and European American women and men
    Catherine M Stoney
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1222, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:113-21. 2002
    ..These data are in contrast to our expectation of decreased tendency of Asian Indians to vasodilate during psychological stress but do suggest that sex and Asian Indian ethnicity interact to influence vascular reactivity to stressors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social support and religiosity as coping strategies for anxiety in hospitalized cardiac patients
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:179-85. 2004
    ..There is therefore a need to understand what factors contribute to anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gender and depression symptoms in cardiac rehabilitation: women initially exhibit higher depression scores but experience more improvement
    Emily A Josephson
    University of Rochester, NY, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:160-3. 2006

Research Grants2

  1. Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction For High Blood Pressure
    Joel Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Accrual rates, acceptance of randomization, treatment adherence, treatment fidelity, and patient satisfaction with treatment will be evaluated. ..
  2. Cognitive Impairment and Self-management in Adults with Heart Failure
    JOEL W contact HUGHES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....