Lynda Powell

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physiologic markers of chronic stress in premenopausal, middle-aged women
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:502-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression and heart failure in patients with a new myocardial infarction
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60614, USA
    Am Heart J 149:851-5. 2005
  3. pmc The Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART): design and rationale
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Heart J 156:452-60. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Religion and spirituality. Linkages to physical health
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Suite 470, 1700 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Psychol 58:36-52. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Self-management counseling in patients with heart failure: the heart failure adherence and retention randomized behavioral trial
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 304:1331-8. 2010
  6. pmc The impact of peer support and mp3 messaging on adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in minority adolescents with asthma: a randomized, controlled trial
    Giselle Mosnaim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:485-93. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in past hysterectomy for benign conditions
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:179-86. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cynical hostility and carotid atherosclerosis in African American and white women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Study
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 2391, USA
    Am Heart J 152:982.e7-13. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing self-management skills in heart failure patients: a pilot study
    Kristin J Flynn
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:297-302. 2005
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms are related to progression of coronary calcium in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Study
    Imke Janssen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1186-1191.e1. 2011

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Physiologic markers of chronic stress in premenopausal, middle-aged women
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:502-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify physiological markers of chronic stress in middle-aged women that can be assessed simply and are thus feasible for introduction into large-scale, epidemiologic studies of aging...
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression and heart failure in patients with a new myocardial infarction
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60614, USA
    Am Heart J 149:851-5. 2005
    ..This investigation compared the prevalence of depression in patients with and without HF who were hospitalized with myocardial infarction (MI) and also at high psychosocial risk...
  3. pmc The Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART): design and rationale
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Heart J 156:452-60. 2008
    ..Drug therapies and lifestyle changes can reduce hospitalizations, but nonadherence is high, ranging from 30% to 80%. There is an urgent need to identify cost-effective ways to improve adherence and reduce hospitalizations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Religion and spirituality. Linkages to physical health
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Suite 470, 1700 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Psychol 58:36-52. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that church/service attendance protects healthy people against death. More methodologically sound studies are needed...
  5. doi request reprint Self-management counseling in patients with heart failure: the heart failure adherence and retention randomized behavioral trial
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 304:1331-8. 2010
    ..Motivating patients with heart failure to adhere to medical advice has not translated into clinical benefit, but past trials have had methodological limitations...
  6. pmc The impact of peer support and mp3 messaging on adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in minority adolescents with asthma: a randomized, controlled trial
    Giselle Mosnaim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:485-93. 2013
    ..Poor adherence to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is a critical risk factor contributing to asthma morbidity among low-income minority adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in past hysterectomy for benign conditions
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:179-86. 2005
    ..Hysterectomy for a benign condition is common, particularly in the underserved. The objective was to determine if ethnic differences could be explained by known risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cynical hostility and carotid atherosclerosis in African American and white women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Study
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 2391, USA
    Am Heart J 152:982.e7-13. 2006
    ..Hostility is associated with increased cardiovascular disease mortality and morbidity and may be related to subclinical atherosclerosis; less is known about this association among women and minority groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing self-management skills in heart failure patients: a pilot study
    Kristin J Flynn
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:297-302. 2005
    ..001) and in several psychosocial outcomes. The success of this pilot study suggests the need for a randomized clinical trial to test the efficacy of group-based self-management training on medical outcomes...
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms are related to progression of coronary calcium in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Study
    Imke Janssen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1186-1191.e1. 2011
    ..This study examined whether depressive symptoms are associated with progression of coronary artery calcification (CAC) among women at midlife...
  11. pmc The impact of physical activity level on SF-36 role-physical and bodily pain indices in midlife women
    Sheila A Dugan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:33-42. 2009
    ..This study was done to determine whether physical activity at baseline is independently associated with musculoskeletal pain and fulfilling one's physical role over 3 subsequent years...
  12. doi request reprint Adherence to evidence-based guidelines for heart failure in physicians and their patients: lessons from the Heart Failure Adherence Retention Trial (HART)
    James E Calvin
    Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3833, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:73-8. 2012
    ..Adherence to evidence-based therapy is less than optimal in HF patients based on a combination of both physician and patient nonadherence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic exposure to everyday discrimination and coronary artery calcification in African-American women: the SWAN Heart Study
    Tene T Lewis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Suite 470 Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:362-8. 2006
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that exposure to discrimination may be associated with atherosclerosis in African-American women, although research in this area focused on short-term rather than chronic exposure to discriminatory events...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effective obesity treatments
    Lynda H Powell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 3244, USA
    Am Psychol 62:234-46. 2007
    ..Combinations of lifestyle, drug, and, where appropriate, surgical interventions may be the most efficacious approach to achieving sustained weight loss for the widest diversity of patients...
  15. pmc Menopause and the metabolic syndrome: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Imke Janssen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Ste 470, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1568-75. 2008
    ..Little is known about why. We hypothesized that the incidence of the MetS increases with progression through menopause and that this increase is explained by the progressive androgenicity of the hormonal milieu...
  16. doi request reprint Use of MP3 players to increase asthma knowledge in inner-city African-American adolescents
    Giselle S Mosnaim
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:341-6. 2008
    ..Low-income African-American adolescents suffer a disproportionate burden of asthma morbidity...
  17. pmc Daily spiritual experiences, systolic blood pressure, and hypertension among midlife women in SWAN
    George Fitchett
    Department of Religion, Health, and Human Values, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:257-67. 2009
    ..There is reasonable evidence that religious beliefs and activities are associated with lower blood pressure and less hypertension. It is not known if daily spiritual experiences have similar effects...
  18. pmc Testosterone and visceral fat in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) fat patterning study
    Imke Janssen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:604-10. 2010
    ..Our findings may have direct implications in explaining the effect of menopause-related testosterone predominance on VF accumulation and subsequent cardiovascular risk...
  19. pmc Physical activity and reduced intra-abdominal fat in midlife African-American and white women
    Sheila A Dugan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1260-5. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that motivating white and black women to increase PA during midlife may lessen IAF, which may have a positive impact on subsequent development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain and menopausal status
    Sheila A Dugan
    Department of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:325-31. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of a psychosocial intervention and quality of life after acute myocardial infarction: the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease (ENRICHD) clinical trial
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:9-13; quiz 14-5. 2006
    ..This report analyzes the effect of the intervention on quality of life (QOL), which was an important secondary outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sleep difficulty in women at midlife: a community survey of sleep and the menopausal transition
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Menopause 10:19-28. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, insulin resistance, and risk of diabetes in women at midlife
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren St, Suite 470, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2856-62. 2004
    ..To examine depression and 3-year change in insulin resistance and risk of diabetes and whether associations vary by race...
  24. ncbi request reprint Race, education, and weight change in a biracial sample of women at midlife
    Tene T Lewis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:545-51. 2005
    ..The excess weight observed in African American women is primarily considered a result of low socioeconomic status, but recent cross-sectional findings suggest otherwise...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of self-perceptions of spirituality in American adults
    Leila Shahabi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:59-68. 2002
    ..Moreover, individuals who perceive themselves to be both spiritual and religious may be at particularly low risk for morbidity and mortality based on their good psychological status and ongoing restorative activities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Understanding African-American participation in a behavioral intervention: results from focus groups
    Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker
    Rush University Medical Center, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:274-86. 2006
    ..While a number of perceived benefits exist to group participation, there are significant and logistical barriers to retention. Ongoing attention to cultural sensitivity is a likely factor in successful retention of study participants...
  27. pmc Limited English proficiency and breast and cervical cancer screening in a multiethnic population
    Elizabeth A Jacobs
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1410-6. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between ability to speak English and receipt of Papanicolaou tests, clinical breast examinations, and mammography in a multiethnic group of women in the United States...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship of day-to-day reproductive hormone levels to sleep in midlife women
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2370-6. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of menopause on grip and pinch strength: results from the Chicago, Illinois, site of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Lianne M Kurina
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 1470, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:484-91. 2004
    ..05). Greater physical activity was the strongest predictor of grip and pinch strength (p < 0.0001). Results indicate that transition through menopause is associated with a decline in grip and pinch strength...
  30. pmc Quality of life in a diverse population of patients with heart failure: BASELINE FINDINGS FROM THE HEART FAILURE ADHERENCE AND RETENTION TRIAL (HART)
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:171-8. 2009
    ..This report investigates the association of depression and social support in 2 subdomains of QOL, overall satisfaction with QOL (S-QOL) and limitations in physical functioning (PF-QOL) in a diverse group of HF patients...
  31. pmc Factors associated with levels of adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in minority adolescents with asthma
    Giselle Mosnaim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 112:116-20. 2014
    ..Nonadherence to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is a significant risk factor for poor asthma outcomes in minority adolescents with persistent asthma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Elements of nonpharmacologic interventions that prevent progression of heart failure: a meta-analysis
    Andrea T Kozak
    Department of Preventive Medicine Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 13:280-7. 2007
    ..Nonpharmacologic treatment featuring face-to-face contact is particularly effective in reducing HF hospitalization and all-cause mortality rates...
  33. ncbi request reprint History of depression and women's current health and functioning during midlife
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:200-8. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatment within sex by ethnicity subgroups in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease clinical trial
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:475-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to conduct post hoc analyses on sex and ethnic minority subgroups to assess whether any treatment subgroup is at reduced or increased risk of greater morbidity/mortality...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of treating depression and low perceived social support on clinical events after myocardial infarction: the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Patients (ENRICHD) Randomized Trial
    Lisa F Berkman
    Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 289:3106-16. 2003
    ..Depression and low perceived social support (LPSS) after myocardial infarction (MI) are associated with higher morbidity and mortality, but little is known about whether this excess risk can be reduced through treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint An exploration of the health benefits of factors that help us to thrive
    Gail H Ironson
    Int J Behav Med 12:47-9. 2005
  37. pmc Associations of endogenous sex hormones with the vasculature in menopausal women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Menopause 15:414-21. 2008
    ..As associations between endogenous sex hormones and the vasculature are not well characterized, the objective was to examine the cross-sectional associations of menopausal status and endogenous sex hormones with vascular characteristics...
  38. ncbi request reprint New directions in understanding the link between stress and health in women
    Lynda H Powell
    Int J Behav Med 9:173-5. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment response for depression and inadequate social support--the ENRICHD randomized clinical trial
    Marie J Cowan
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1702, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 77:27-37. 2008
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  40. ncbi request reprint Lifetime depression history and sexual function in women at midlife
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:539-48. 2004
    ..Future research is needed to characterize the temporal and etiologic relationships among lifetime depressive disorder, current mood state, and sexual function in women across the lifespan...

Research Grants21

  1. PREVALENCE & PROGRESSION OF SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  2. A Longitudinal Study of the Menopause and Fat Patterning
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Random effects models will be used to estimate longitudinal changes in level and rate of IAF as one moves from one menopausal status to another. ..
  3. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  4. A Longitudinal Study of the Menopause and Fat Patterning
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Random effects models will be used to estimate longitudinal changes in level and rate of IAF as one moves from one menopausal status to another. ..
  5. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  6. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The questions posed by HART are as important now as they were judged to be by the study section in 2001. This request will make it possible to answer these questions conclusively. ..
  7. A Longitudinal Study of the Menopause and Fat Patterning
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Random effects models will be used to estimate longitudinal changes in level and rate of IAF as one moves from one menopausal status to another. ..
  8. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The questions posed by HART are as important now as they were judged to be by the study section in 2001. This request will make it possible to answer these questions conclusively. ..
  9. Study of Women's Health Across the Nation-Chicago, Rush
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With SWAN III, many of the original goals of SWAN will be brought to fruition. We will build upon the rich foundation developed during SWAN I and II and link these data to important menopauserelated and health outcomes in SWAN III. ..
  10. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  11. A Longitudinal Study of the Menopause and Fat Patterning
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Random effects models will be used to estimate longitudinal changes in level and rate of IAF as one moves from one menopausal status to another. ..
  12. A Longitudinal Study of the Menopause and Fat Patterning
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Random effects models will be used to estimate longitudinal changes in level and rate of IAF as one moves from one menopausal status to another. ..
  13. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  14. PREVALENCE & PROGRESSION OF SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  15. A Longitudinal Study of the Menopause and Fat Patterning
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Random effects models will be used to estimate longitudinal changes in level and rate of IAF as one moves from one menopausal status to another. ..
  16. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  17. PREVALENCE & PROGRESSION OF SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  18. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  19. Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Potential mediators of effectiveness include improved adherence and improved psychosocial function. ..
  20. PREVALENCE & PROGRESSION OF SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Lynda Powell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....