P M Lehrer

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychological aspects of asthma
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:691-711. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatments for multiple unexplained physical symptoms: a review of the literature
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:939-50. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability biofeedback increases baroreflex gain and peak expiratory flow
    Paul M Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:796-805. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback treatment for asthma
    Paul M Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Chest 126:352-61. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Thermal biofeedback for primary Raynaud's phenomenon: a review of the literature
    Maria Katsamanis Karavidas
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:203-16. 2006
  6. pmc Dynamic processes in regulation and some implications for biofeedback and biobehavioral interventions
    Paul Lehrer
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 38:143-55. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Voluntarily produced increases in heart rate variability modulate autonomic effects of endotoxin induced systemic inflammation: an exploratory study
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 35:303-15. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cardiac data increase association between self-report and both expert ratings of task load and task performance in flight simulator tasks: An exploratory study
    Paul Lehrer
    UMDNJ Robert Word Johnson, Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, United States
    Int J Psychophysiol 76:80-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Effects of rhythmical muscle tension at 0.1Hz on cardiovascular resonance and the baroreflex
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States
    Biol Psychol 81:24-30. 2009
  10. pmc Psychological treatment of comorbid asthma and panic disorder: a pilot study
    Paul M Lehrer
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:671-83. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychological aspects of asthma
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:691-711. 2002
    ..Other promising psychological interventions as adjuncts to medical treatment include training in symptom perception, stress management, hypnosis, yoga, and several biofeedback procedures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatments for multiple unexplained physical symptoms: a review of the literature
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:939-50. 2002
    ..The present article reviews the literature assessing the efficacy of psychosocial treatments for polysymptomatic somatizers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability biofeedback increases baroreflex gain and peak expiratory flow
    Paul M Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:796-805. 2003
    ..We evaluated heart rate variability biofeedback as a method for increasing vagal baroreflex gain and improving pulmonary function among 54 healthy adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback treatment for asthma
    Paul M Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Chest 126:352-61. 2004
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of heart rate variability (HRV) biofeedback as a complementary treatment for asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Thermal biofeedback for primary Raynaud's phenomenon: a review of the literature
    Maria Katsamanis Karavidas
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:203-16. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Dynamic processes in regulation and some implications for biofeedback and biobehavioral interventions
    Paul Lehrer
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 38:143-55. 2013
    ..Empirical hypotheses derived from this approach are presented, including that moderate stress may enhance health and functioning...
  7. doi request reprint Voluntarily produced increases in heart rate variability modulate autonomic effects of endotoxin induced systemic inflammation: an exploratory study
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 35:303-15. 2010
    ..Further evaluation of HRV BF appears to be warranted among patients with inflammatory conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiac data increase association between self-report and both expert ratings of task load and task performance in flight simulator tasks: An exploratory study
    Paul Lehrer
    UMDNJ Robert Word Johnson, Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, United States
    Int J Psychophysiol 76:80-7. 2010
    ..Replication on a larger sample is needed to confirm and extend the results...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of rhythmical muscle tension at 0.1Hz on cardiovascular resonance and the baroreflex
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States
    Biol Psychol 81:24-30. 2009
    ..Implications for resonance applications for resonance in the sympathetically mediated vascular tone baroreflex closed loop are discussed...
  10. pmc Psychological treatment of comorbid asthma and panic disorder: a pilot study
    Paul M Lehrer
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:671-83. 2008
    ..Albuterol use decreased significantly in the 14-session protocol and at a borderline level I the 8-session protocol, while pulmonary function was maintained. A controlled evaluation of this procedure is warranted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability biofeedback: effects of age on heart rate variability, baroreflex gain, and asthma
    Paul Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Chest 129:278-84. 2006
    ..HRV and intervention-related changes in HRV are negatively correlated with age. Here we assess the effects of age on biofeedback effects for asthma...
  12. pmc Psychophysiological hypotheses regarding multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome
    P M Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:479-83. 1997
    ..Strategies for evaluating these hypotheses are described based on experimental literature on psychophysiology and psychophysics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Resonant frequency biofeedback training to increase cardiac variability: rationale and manual for training
    P M Lehrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert W Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 25:177-91. 2000
    ..A manual is presented for carrying out this method. Supporting data are provided in Lehrer, Smetankin, and Potapova (2000) in this issue...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for somatization disorder: a preliminary investigation
    L A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 32:53-62. 2001
    ..The findings suggest that CBT might benefit patients diagnosed with somatization disorder and should be subjected to a controlled treatment trial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results of an open label study of heart rate variability biofeedback for the treatment of major depression
    Maria Katsamanis Karavidas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 32:19-30. 2007
    ..Decreased vagal activity and increased sympathetic arousal have been proposed as major contributors to the increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in participants with MDD, and baroreflex gain is decreased...
  16. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the efficacy of heart rate variability (HRV) biofeedback in patients with fibromyalgia
    Afton L Hassett
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School UMDNJ RWJMS, P O Box 19, MEB 484, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 32:1-10. 2007
    ..An open label trial of biofeedback training was conducted to manipulate suboptimal heart rate variability (HRV), a key marker of autonomic dysfunction...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effects of specific respiratory rates on heart rate and heart rate variability
    Hye Sue Song
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 28:13-23. 2003
    ..HRV amplitude decreased at 3 breaths per minute. The results are interpreted as reflecting the possible effects of the slow rate of acetylcholine metabolism and the effect of negative resonance at 3 cycles per minute...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of resonance in heart rate variability stimulated by biofeedback
    Evgeny G Vaschillo
    Center of Alcohol Studies, The State University of New Jersey Rutgers, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:129-42. 2006
    ..Resonant frequency remains constant across 10 sessions of biofeedback training. It appears to be related to blood volume...
  19. doi request reprint Low-dose steroid alters in vivo endotoxin-induced systemic inflammation but does not influence autonomic dysfunction
    Sonia M Alvarez
    Division of Surgical Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Now Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    J Endotoxin Res 13:358-68. 2007
    ..The maintenance or restoration of autonomic balance is not influenced by glucocorticoid administration...
  20. pmc Influence of acute epinephrine infusion on endotoxin-induced parameters of heart rate variability: a randomized controlled trial
    Badar U Jan
    Division of Surgical Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Surg 249:750-6. 2009
    ..To determine whether the acute anti-inflammatory influence of epinephrine (EPI) extends to changes in heart rate variability (HRV) induced by the prototypical inflammatory stimulus, endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide [LPS])...
  21. pmc Defensiveness and individual response stereotypy in asthma
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:294-301. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether these previous findings on defensiveness extend to an asthmatic population...
  22. pmc Health care use and quality of life among patients with asthma and panic disorder
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Rousso Building, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Asthma 42:179-84. 2005
    ..These findings indicate a need to develop interventions to improve quality of life and self-management of asthma among PD patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of finger plethysmograph to ECG in the measurement of heart rate variability
    Nicholas D Giardino
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:246-53. 2002
    ..Nonetheless, further studies that include test-retest reliability assessment of both data collection techniques are warranted before a more certain determination can be made...
  24. pmc The predictive value of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale among patients with asthma
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:1049-52. 2002
    ..The goal was to extend previous research showing that alexithymia may complicate treatment of asthma...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and asthma outcomes among high-risk inner-city patients
    Jonathan M Feldman
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:989-96. 2005
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Research Grants6

  1. Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback: Its Role in Asthma Therapeutics
    Paul M Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. TREATMENT FOR COMORBID ASTHMA AND PANIC DISORDER
    Paul Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The principal outcome measures will be indices of high/low PD end-state functioning and improvement in asthma severity. A number of exploratory measures also will be analyzed. ..