Kurt D Ackerman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events precede exacerbations of multiple sclerosis
    Kurt D Ackerman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:916-20. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint 2002 Robert Ader New Investigator award. Relationship of cardiovascular reactivity, stressful life events, and multiple sclerosis disease activity
    Kurt D Ackerman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:141-51. 2003

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events precede exacerbations of multiple sclerosis
    Kurt D Ackerman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:916-20. 2002
    ..We longitudinally monitored life events and health changes in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to determine whether stressful events may trigger exacerbation of MS...
  2. ncbi request reprint 2002 Robert Ader New Investigator award. Relationship of cardiovascular reactivity, stressful life events, and multiple sclerosis disease activity
    Kurt D Ackerman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:141-51. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that stress is a potential trigger of MS disease activity and suggest that autonomic tone and stress reactivity may play a role in the development of stress-related exacerbations...