W J Kop

Summary

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between left ventricular mass and hemodynamic responses to physical and mental stress
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Psychosom Res 48:79-88. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of mental stress on coronary epicardial vasomotion and flow velocity in coronary artery disease: relationship with hemodynamic stress responses
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1359-66. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability before ambulatory ischemic events(1)
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:742-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and coagulation factors in persons > 65 years of age with symptoms of depression but without evidence of myocardial ischemia
    Willem J Kop
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:419-24. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in coronary artery disease patients
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Ital Heart J 2:890-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The integration of cardiovascular behavioral medicine and psychoneuroimmunology: new developments based on converging research fields
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:233-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of ambulatory myocardial ischemia. Triggering by daily activities and evidence for an endogenous circadian component
    D S Krantz
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Circulation 93:1364-71. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of immune system parameters in the relationship between depression and coronary artery disease
    Willem J Kop
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S37-41. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Momentary relationship between cortisol secretion and symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia
    Samuel A McLean
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 385, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3660-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive mood symptoms and fatigue after exercise withdrawal: the potential role of decreased fitness
    Ali A Berlin
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:224-30. 2006

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between left ventricular mass and hemodynamic responses to physical and mental stress
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Psychosom Res 48:79-88. 2000
    ..The present study examines laboratory-induced hemodynamic responses (to exercise, cold, and mental stress) and 24-hour ambulatory measures as predictors of LVM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of mental stress on coronary epicardial vasomotion and flow velocity in coronary artery disease: relationship with hemodynamic stress responses
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1359-66. 2001
    ..This study examines the prevalence and hemodynamic determinants of mental stress-induced coronary vasoconstriction in patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability before ambulatory ischemic events(1)
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:742-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the time course of autonomic nervous system activity preceding ambulatory ischemic events...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and coagulation factors in persons > 65 years of age with symptoms of depression but without evidence of myocardial ischemia
    Willem J Kop
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:419-24. 2002
    ..Thus, depression and exhaustion are associated with low-grade inflammation and elevated coagulation factors in persons aged > 65 years...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in coronary artery disease patients
    W J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Ital Heart J 2:890-4. 2001
    ..Optimal treatment of depression in CAD generally involves both psychological and pharmacological interventions that affect both depression and its biological correlates relevant to CAD progression...
  6. ncbi request reprint The integration of cardiovascular behavioral medicine and psychoneuroimmunology: new developments based on converging research fields
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:233-7. 2003
    ..g., mental stress and anger) can promote myocardial ischemia and plaque rupture. The psychoneuroimmunological pathways are described for each of these three types of psychological risk factors for acute coronary syndromes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of ambulatory myocardial ischemia. Triggering by daily activities and evidence for an endogenous circadian component
    D S Krantz
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Circulation 93:1364-71. 1996
    ..METHODS and..
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of immune system parameters in the relationship between depression and coronary artery disease
    Willem J Kop
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S37-41. 2005
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  9. ncbi request reprint Momentary relationship between cortisol secretion and symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia
    Samuel A McLean
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 385, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3660-9. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive mood symptoms and fatigue after exercise withdrawal: the potential role of decreased fitness
    Ali A Berlin
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:224-30. 2006
    ..The present prospective study examines whether withdrawal of regular aerobic activity provokes depressive mood symptoms and fatigue, and to what extent reductions in fitness levels contribute to the development of these symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability as a predictor of negative mood symptoms induced by exercise withdrawal
    Ali A Weinstein
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:735-41. 2007
    ..This investigation examined whether the autonomic nervous system (ANS) serves a role in the development of negative mood after controlled exercise withdrawal...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mental stress hemodynamic responses and myocardial ischemia: does left ventricular dysfunction alter these relationships?
    Sari D Holmes
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:495-500. 2007
    ..To assess if mental stress hemodynamic responses are impaired and related to mental stress (MS) ischemia in patients with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of acute mental stress and exercise on inflammatory markers in patients with coronary artery disease and healthy controls
    Willem J Kop
    University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:767-73. 2008
    ..These stress-induced increases are larger than in healthy subjects, occur in the absence of myocardial ischemia, and are related to the neurohormonal stress response...
  14. ncbi request reprint Social network and coronary artery calcification in asymptomatic individuals
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:343-52. 2005
    ..Psychosocial factors are associated with the development of coronary artery disease. However, studies examining psychosocial factors as risk indicators for coronary artery calcification (CAC) have been inconclusive...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia in coronary artery disease patients with versus without left ventricular dysfunction
    Ola Akinboboye
    Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:322-6. 2005
    ..These data suggest that mental stress ischemia may be of particular clinical importance in patients who have coronary artery disease and LV dysfunction...
  16. pmc Low-carbohydrate/high-fat diet attenuates pressure overload-induced ventricular remodeling and dysfunction
    Monika K Duda
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Card Fail 14:327-35. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a low-carbohydrate/high-fat diet prevents LV hypertrophy and dysfunction compared with high-carbohydrate diets...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring of physical activity and symptoms in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:296-303. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute mental stress and exercise on T-wave alternans in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators and controls
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Circulation 109:1864-9. 2004
    ..Exercise-induced T-wave alternans (TWA) is an established marker of cardiac electrical instability. However, the effects of acute mental stress on TWA have not been investigated as a vulnerability marker in humans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of mental stress on flow-mediated brachial arterial dilation and influence of behavioral factors and hypercholesterolemia in subjects without cardiovascular disease
    John S Gottdiener
    Division of Cardiology, St Francis Hospital, 100 Port Washington Boulevard, Roslyn, NY 11516, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:687-91. 2003
    ..Mental stress inhibits flow-mediated vasodilation in normal subjects and those with hypercholesterolemia. The magnitude of this inhibition is associated with hostility...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for myocardial infarction during vacation travel
    Willem J Kop
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:396-401. 2003
    ..Vacation activities include physical and emotional triggers for myocardial infarction (MI). This study examines characteristics of vacation travel as risk factors for MI...
  21. ncbi request reprint Individual and combined impacts of biomechanical and work organization factors in work-related musculoskeletal symptoms
    Grant D Huang
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:495-506. 2003
    ..However, the nature of any interactive effects is not well understood...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variations in coagulation and fibrinolysis in vital exhaustion
    Rob van Diest
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 64:787-92. 2002
    ..To explore potential underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, we tested whether VE is associated with more pronounced diurnal variations in hemostasis...
  23. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of assessment for intraventricular dyssynchrony by tissue Doppler imaging echocardiography
    Mark R Vesely
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland Hospital and School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:645-50. 2008
    ..35). Bland-Altman analysis demonstrated wide confidence intervals, exceeding the diagnostic cutoff values for the respective criteria. In conclusion, the accurate assessment of IVD by TDI may be limited by poor test-retest reliability...
  24. pmc Dietary supplementation with omega-3 PUFA increases adiponectin and attenuates ventricular remodeling and dysfunction with pressure overload
    Monika K Duda
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 76:303-10. 2007
    ..We assessed the effects of dietary supplementation with omega-3 PUFA from fish oil on the response of the left ventricle (LV) to arterial pressure overload...
  25. ncbi request reprint Frailty and activation of the inflammation and coagulation systems with and without clinical comorbidities: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Jeremy Walston
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2333-41. 2002
    ..The biological basis of frailty has been difficult to establish owing to the lack of a standard definition, its complexity, and its frequent coexistence with illness...
  26. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study of controlled-release paroxetine on depression and quality of life in chronic heart failure
    Stephen S Gottlieb
    University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VAMC, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 153:868-73. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The course of functional decline in older people with persistently elevated depressive symptoms: longitudinal findings from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Eric J Lenze
    Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:569-75. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between persistently high depressive symptoms and long-term changes in functional disability in elderly persons...