Carl J Stepnowsky

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A self-management approach to improving continuous positive airway pressure adherence and outcomes
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:131-46. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Social-cognitive correlates of CPAP adherence in experienced users
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit 111N 1, Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 7:350-6. 2006
  3. pmc Pilot randomized trial of the effect of wireless telemonitoring on compliance and treatment efficacy in obstructive sleep apnea
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e14. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Fatigue in sleep apnea: the role of depressive symptoms and self-reported sleep quality
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 12:832-7. 2011
  5. pmc Mood Predicts Response to Placebo CPAP
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Disord 2012:404196. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The anatomic basis for the acquisition of speech and obstructive sleep apnea: evidence from cephalometric analysis supports The Great Leap Forward hypothesis
    Terence M Davidson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0617, USA
    Sleep Med 6:497-505. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of measurement unreliability on sleep and respiratory variables
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep 27:990-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is associated with nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:651-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Nasal CPAP treatment for obstructive sleep apnea: developing a new perspective on dosing strategies and compliance
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0804, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:599-605. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving measurement of CPAP self-efficacy
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Sleep 27:1219-20; author reply 1221. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint A self-management approach to improving continuous positive airway pressure adherence and outcomes
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:131-46. 2007
    ..5 +/- 2.3 hr per night. The Sleep Apnea Self-Management Program (SASMP) has the potential to be an effective and practical way to improve CPAP adherence and is designed for integration into current OSA clinical processes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Social-cognitive correlates of CPAP adherence in experienced users
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Unit 111N 1, Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 7:350-6. 2006
    ..However, poor adherence with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment limits the effectiveness of treatment. Behavior change factors offer one avenue of research to better understand the correlates of CPAP adherence...
  3. pmc Pilot randomized trial of the effect of wireless telemonitoring on compliance and treatment efficacy in obstructive sleep apnea
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e14. 2007
    ..Because compliance rates with CPAP therapy are disappointingly low, effective interventions are needed to improve CPAP compliance among patients diagnosed with OSA...
  4. doi request reprint Fatigue in sleep apnea: the role of depressive symptoms and self-reported sleep quality
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Med 12:832-7. 2011
    ..The goal of the present study was to better understand fatigue in OSA by examining self-reported sleep quality, depressive symptoms, excessive daytime sleepiness, and OSA severity in a group of newly diagnosed OSA patients...
  5. pmc Mood Predicts Response to Placebo CPAP
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep Disord 2012:404196. 2012
    ..These findings underscore the importance of placebo-controlled studies of CPAP treatment. Whereas such trials are routinely included in drug trials, this paper argues for their importance even in mechanical-oriented sleep interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint The anatomic basis for the acquisition of speech and obstructive sleep apnea: evidence from cephalometric analysis supports The Great Leap Forward hypothesis
    Terence M Davidson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0617, USA
    Sleep Med 6:497-505. 2005
    ..This study was designed to investigate the relationship between cephalometric measures corresponding to these anatomic changes and OSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of measurement unreliability on sleep and respiratory variables
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep 27:990-5. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is associated with nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:651-5. 2004
    ..In general, researchers have looked at dipping in neurological and cardiovascular disorders. We examined the extent to which nocturnal nondipping might be influenced by relatively gross measures of social environment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nasal CPAP treatment for obstructive sleep apnea: developing a new perspective on dosing strategies and compliance
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0804, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:599-605. 2003
    ..Recent placebo-controlled studies comparing CPAP to suboptimal CPAP pressures may be informative in this regard. Directions for future research are suggested...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving measurement of CPAP self-efficacy
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Sleep 27:1219-20; author reply 1221. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving CPAP use by patients with the sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS)
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Sleep Med Rev 7:445-6. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychologic correlates of compliance with continuous positive airway pressure
    Carl J Stepnowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego 92093 0804, USA
    Sleep 25:758-62. 2002
    ..To explore the relationship between psychologic variables measured prior to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment and subsequent CPAP compliance...

Research Grants2

  1. Enabling Sleep Apnea Patient-Centered Care Via an Internet Intervention
    Carl Stepnowsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..contours of the study: Does the i-PAP intervention have an effect on the patient?s experience of care, CPAP adherence, and OSA outcomes relative to usual care, and if so, what are the possible mechanisms that account for the effect?..