Kimberly A Brownley

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium restriction alters postprandial ghrelin: implications for race differences in obesity
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:844-51. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A double-blind, randomized pilot trial of chromium picolinate for binge eating disorder: results of the Binge Eating and Chromium (BEACh) study
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
    J Psychosom Res 75:36-42. 2013
  3. pmc Low-glycemic load decreases postprandial insulin and glucose and increases postprandial ghrelin in white but not black women
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1240-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effect of glycemic load on peptide-YY levels in a biracial sample of obese and normal weight women
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1297-303. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Oxytocinergic activity is linked to lower blood pressure and vascular resistance during stress in postmenopausal women on estrogen replacement
    Kathleen C Light
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Horm Behav 47:540-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Postprandial ghrelin is elevated in black compared with white women
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, CB 7175, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7175, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4457-63. 2004
  7. pmc Body dissatisfaction in women across the lifespan: results of the UNC-SELF and Gender and Body Image (GABI) studies
    Cristin D Runfola
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:52-9. 2013
  8. pmc Deficits in plasma oxytocin responses and increased negative affect, stress, and blood pressure in mothers with cocaine exposure during pregnancy
    Kathleen C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, CB 7175 Medical Building A, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1541-64. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of 6 months of hormone replacement therapy versus placebo: differences associated with years since menopause
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7175, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1052-8. 2004
  10. pmc Characteristics of women with body size satisfaction at midlife: results of the Gender and Body Image (GABI) Study
    Cristin D Runfola
    a Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Women Aging 25:287-304. 2013

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium restriction alters postprandial ghrelin: implications for race differences in obesity
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:844-51. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of sodium restriction on the appetite-stimulating hormone, ghrelin, as a function of race, salt sensitivity, and obesity...
  2. doi request reprint A double-blind, randomized pilot trial of chromium picolinate for binge eating disorder: results of the Binge Eating and Chromium (BEACh) study
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
    J Psychosom Res 75:36-42. 2013
    ..Chromium treatment has been shown to improve mood, appetite, and glucose regulation in various psychiatric and medical patient populations. The authors propose that chromium may be useful in the treatment of binge eating disorder (BED)...
  3. pmc Low-glycemic load decreases postprandial insulin and glucose and increases postprandial ghrelin in white but not black women
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1240-5. 2012
    ..If reproducible, these findings have implications for individualized diet prescription for the purposes of glucose or weight control in women...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of glycemic load on peptide-YY levels in a biracial sample of obese and normal weight women
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1297-303. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Oxytocinergic activity is linked to lower blood pressure and vascular resistance during stress in postmenopausal women on estrogen replacement
    Kathleen C Light
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Horm Behav 47:540-8. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that enhanced oxytocinergic activity may contribute to BP decreases associated with ERT in more responsive postmenopausal women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Postprandial ghrelin is elevated in black compared with white women
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, CB 7175, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7175, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4457-63. 2004
    ..These findings suggest subnormal postprandial ghrelin suppression (or faster ghrelin rebound) in black women, especially the obese, that might play a role in their increased prevalence of obesity and cardiovascular disorders...
  7. pmc Body dissatisfaction in women across the lifespan: results of the UNC-SELF and Gender and Body Image (GABI) studies
    Cristin D Runfola
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:52-9. 2013
    ..A significant inverse linear association of silhouette discrepancy score and age was found only prior to stratification by BMI. Body dissatisfaction exists in women across the adult life span and is influenced by BMI...
  8. pmc Deficits in plasma oxytocin responses and increased negative affect, stress, and blood pressure in mothers with cocaine exposure during pregnancy
    Kathleen C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, CB 7175 Medical Building A, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1541-64. 2004
    ..Although they tended to hold their babies less often at home, baby holding in the laboratory led to decreased BP in cocaine mothers who then did not differ from no-drug mothers in BP or observed affect...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of 6 months of hormone replacement therapy versus placebo: differences associated with years since menopause
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7175, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1052-8. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc Characteristics of women with body size satisfaction at midlife: results of the Gender and Body Image (GABI) Study
    Cristin D Runfola
    a Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Women Aging 25:287-304. 2013
    ..Body satisfaction was associated with better overall functioning. This end point appears to represent effortful body satisfaction rather than passive contentment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa treatment: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:310-20. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Binge eating disorder treatment: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:337-48. 2007
    ....
  13. pmc Early treatment-related changes in diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk markers in first episode psychosis subjects
    Karen A Graham
    UNC Department of Psychiatry, CB 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Schizophr Res 101:287-94. 2008
    ..To examine prospective changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type-2 diabetes risk factors in young adult first episode psychotic (FEP) patients treated with second generation antipsychotic medications...
  14. pmc Plasma, salivary, and urinary oxytocin in anorexia nervosa: a pilot study
    Elizabeth R Hoffman
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2200 McGavran Greenberg Hall, CB 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Eat Behav 13:256-9. 2012
    ..13), suggesting preliminarily that collection of plasma OT remains the method of choice. Self-induced vomiting in eating disorders may limit the applicability of salivary sampling for OT...
  15. pmc Eating disorder symptoms and weight and shape concerns in a large web-based convenience sample of women ages 50 and above: results of the Gender and Body Image (GABI) study
    Danielle A Gagne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:832-44. 2012
    ..Limited research exists on eating disorder symptoms and attitudes and weight and shape concerns in women in midlife to older adulthood. We conducted an online survey to characterize these behaviors and concerns in women ages 50 and above...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sympathoadrenergic mechanisms in reduced hemodynamic stress responses after exercise
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:978-86. 2003
    ..This study examines the acute effects of moderate aerobic exercise on 1) hemodynamic and sympathetic activity during behavioral stress and 2) beta-adrenergic receptor responsivity in a biracial sample of 24 sedentary adults...
  17. pmc Assessment of gene expression in peripheral blood using RNAseq before and after weight restoration in anorexia nervosa
    Yunjung Kim
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychiatry Res 210:287-93. 2013
    ..Although results are preliminary secondary to a small sample size, these data provide initial evidence of transcriptional alterations during weight restoration in AN. ..
  18. doi request reprint Practice-based interventions addressing concomitant depression and chronic medical conditions in the primary care setting: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lea C Watson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:294-306. 2013
    ..Depression concomitant with chronic medical conditions is common and burdensome in primary care...
  19. doi request reprint Interventions to prevent post-traumatic stress disorder: a systematic review
    Catherine A Forneris
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:635-50. 2013
    ..This review assessed the efficacy, comparative effectiveness, and harms of psychological, pharmacologic, and emerging interventions to prevent PTSD...
  20. pmc The biology of binge eating
    Wendy Foulds Mathes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, United States
    Appetite 52:545-53. 2009
    ..To examine the literature on binge eating to gain a better understanding of its biological foundations and their role in eating disorders...
  21. pmc Diagnosis and management of binge eating disorder
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    World Psychiatry 6:142-8. 2007
    ..Ultimately, examining BED within the broader context of the current obesity epidemic will be an important area of study...
  22. doi request reprint Chromium supplementation for menstrual cycle-related mood symptoms
    Kimberly A Brownley
    1Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Diet Suppl 10:345-56. 2013
    ..Response to pharmacological treatment is inadequate in ~50% of women with PMDD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Behavioral counseling after screening for alcohol misuse in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Daniel E Jonas
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Medicine, 5034 Old Clinic Building, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:645-54. 2012
    ..Alcohol misuse, which includes the full spectrum from risky drinking to alcohol dependence, is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bulimia nervosa treatment: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Jennifer R Shapiro
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:321-36. 2007
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  25. pmc Malodor as a trigger of stress and negative mood in neighbors of industrial hog operations
    Rachel Avery Horton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S610-5. 2009
    ..We evaluated malodor and air pollutants near industrial hog operations as environmental stressors and negative mood triggers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessment of autonomic and cardiovascular function in HIV disease
    Kimberly A Brownley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N C, USA
    Adv Cardiol 40:105-39. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Sympathoimmune anomalies underlying the response to stressful challenge in human immunodeficiency virus spectrum disease
    Barry E Hurwitz
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:798-806. 2005
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