Willem J Kop

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint QT variability during rest and exercise in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators and healthy controls
    Mark C Haigney
    Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 14:40-9. 2009
  6. 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
  7. pmc Association between symptoms of depression and anxiety with heart rate variability in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Jennifer L Francis
    Department Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:821-7. 2009
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint QT variability during rest and exercise in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators and healthy controls
    Mark C Haigney
    Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 14:40-9. 2009
    ..The relation between QTVI and arrhythmic vulnerability markers such as T-wave alternans (TWA) has also not been studied. This study examined the effects of exercise on QTVI and TWA in patients with arrhythmic vulnerability...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Association between symptoms of depression and anxiety with heart rate variability in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Jennifer L Francis
    Department Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:821-7. 2009
    ..Depression and anxiety are associated with autonomic nervous system dysfunction, which may promote the risk of malignant cardiac arrhythmias...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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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  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  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...