Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical responses to psychological stress and caffeine in men at high and low risk for hypertensionM AL'ABSI
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
Psychosom Med 60:521-7. 1998..3 mg/kg, equivalent to 2 to 3 cups of coffee), alone and combined with behavioral stress, in men at high risk versus low risk for hypertension. A randomized, double-blind, caffeine-placebo crossover design was used...
- Blood pressure but not parental history for hypertension predicts pain perception in womenM AL'ABSI
Department of Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Duluth 55812 2487, USA
Pain 88:61-8. 2000..Controlling for potential confounding variables did not alter these relationships. These findings suggest that in women, phenotype systolic BP may be a better predictor of hypoalgesia than parental history of hypertension...
- Hypertension risk factors and cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress in young menM AL'ABSI
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
Int J Psychophysiol 20:155-60. 1995....
- Pain perception and cardiovascular responses in men with positive parental history for hypertensionM AL'ABSI
Behavioral Sciences Laboratories 151A, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Psychophysiology 33:655-61. 1996..The PH+ men also reported less total pain on the McGill. These findings support the hypothesis that risk for hypertension may be associated with attenuated pain responses to nociceptive stimuli...
- Cardiovascular and neuroendocrine adjustment to public speaking and mental arithmetic stressorsM AL'ABSI
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
Psychophysiology 34:266-75. 1997..The public speaking task is a socially relevant experimental protocol for studying reactivity in the laboratory setting and elicits relatively high, stable, and homogeneous responses...
- Cortisol fluctuates with increases and decreases in negative affectT W Buchanan
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Psychoneuroendocrinology 24:227-41. 1999..1). These results suggest that the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis is a dynamic system influenced by changes in negative affect irrespective of the experience of generalized activation...
- Hemodynamics during rest and behavioral stress in normotensive men at high risk for hypertensionW R Lovallo
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Psychophysiology 35:47-53. 1998..02) with minimal differences in heart rate and cardiac output. This finding implicates vascular resistance as the altered element in BP control in these high risk men tested in a familiar environment with minimal task-related threat...