Beth E Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of socioeconomic status and exercise capacity in adults with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study)
    Beth Cohen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:462-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and cognitive function: findings from the mind your heart study
    Beth E Cohen
    Box 111A1, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:1063-70. 2013
  3. pmc Lifetime trauma exposure and prospective cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Carolyn M Hendrickson
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
    Psychosom Med 75:849-55. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability of restorative yoga for treatment of hot flushes: a pilot trial
    Beth E Cohen
    General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121 1598, USA
    Maturitas 56:198-204. 2007
  5. pmc Psychological risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Beth E Cohen
    General Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 175:133-7. 2010
  6. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:1214-20. 2009
  7. pmc Mental health diagnoses and utilization of VA non-mental health medical services among returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Box 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:18-24. 2010
  8. pmc Association of glucose measures with total and coronary heart disease mortality: does the effect change with time? The Rancho Bernardo Study
    Beth E Cohen
    General Internal Medicine Section, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121 1598, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:67-73. 2009
  9. pmc Red blood cell docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid concentrations are positively associated with socioeconomic status in patients with established coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Nutr 138:1135-40. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Restorative yoga in adults with metabolic syndrome: a randomized, controlled pilot trial
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 6:223-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Association of socioeconomic status and exercise capacity in adults with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study)
    Beth Cohen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:462-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, 4 indicators of low SES were strongly associated with decreased exercise capacity in patients with CHD. Differences in traditional cardiac risk factors and health behaviors did not explain this association...
  2. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and cognitive function: findings from the mind your heart study
    Beth E Cohen
    Box 111A1, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:1063-70. 2013
    ..We examined the association between PTSD and cognitive function in a large cohort and evaluated the role of potential biological and behavioral mediators...
  3. pmc Lifetime trauma exposure and prospective cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Carolyn M Hendrickson
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
    Psychosom Med 75:849-55. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine the association between lifetime trauma exposure and recurrent cardiovascular events or all-cause mortality in patients with existing cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability of restorative yoga for treatment of hot flushes: a pilot trial
    Beth E Cohen
    General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121 1598, USA
    Maturitas 56:198-204. 2007
    ..To determine the feasibility and acceptability of a restorative yoga intervention for the treatment of hot flushes in postmenopausal women...
  5. pmc Psychological risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Beth E Cohen
    General Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 175:133-7. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether addressing socioeconomic and behavioral factors in people with depression or high levels of anger or hostility could reduce the burden of the metabolic syndrome...
  6. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:1214-20. 2009
    ..In addition to its tremendous mental health burden, PTSD has been associated with worse physical health status and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  7. pmc Mental health diagnoses and utilization of VA non-mental health medical services among returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Box 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:18-24. 2010
    ..Little is known about these patients' use of non-mental health medical services and the impact of mental disorders on utilization...
  8. pmc Association of glucose measures with total and coronary heart disease mortality: does the effect change with time? The Rancho Bernardo Study
    Beth E Cohen
    General Internal Medicine Section, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121 1598, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:67-73. 2009
    ..To compare the associations of three glucose measures with coronary heart disease (CHD) and total mortality and to examine how these associations changed over time...
  9. pmc Red blood cell docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid concentrations are positively associated with socioeconomic status in patients with established coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Nutr 138:1135-40. 2008
    ..Our results raise the possibility that (n-3) fatty acids may be an important mediating factor in the association between low SES and CVD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Restorative yoga in adults with metabolic syndrome: a randomized, controlled pilot trial
    Beth E Cohen
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 6:223-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled pilot trial to determine whether a restorative yoga intervention was feasible and acceptable in underactive, overweight adults with metabolic syndrome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and other health outcomes in Iraq and Afghanistan women veterans using VA health care: association with mental health diagnoses
    Beth E Cohen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e461-71. 2012
    ..Understanding how these mental health problems affect reproductive and physical health outcomes will inform interventions to improve care for women veterans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lower urinary tract dysfunction in male Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans: association with mental health disorders: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Electronic address
    Urology 83:312-9. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) among returned Iraq and Afghanistan veterans; in particular its association with mental health diagnoses and medication use...
  13. doi request reprint Mitral annular calcium, inducible myocardial ischemia, and cardiovascular events in outpatients with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study)
    Jonathan E Holtz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1092-6. 2012
    ..MAC may indicate a high atherosclerotic burden and identify patients at increased risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Peripheral artery disease and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease: insights from the Heart and Soul Study
    S Marlene Grenon
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 18:176-84. 2013
    ..The increased vulnerability to CV events was partially explained by shared CV risk factors and inflammation. ..
  15. pmc Reducing barriers to mental health and social services for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: outcomes of an integrated primary care clinic
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1160-7. 2011
    ..Despite high rates of post-deployment psychosocial problems in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, mental health and social services are under-utilized...
  16. pmc Objective evidence of myocardial ischemia in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jesse H Turner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
    Biol Psychiatry 74:861-6. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the association between PTSD and objectively assessed CVD and examine potential underlying mechanisms...
  17. doi request reprint Association of mental health disorders with prescription opioids and high-risk opioid use in US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, 4150 Clement St, PO Box 111A 1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 307:940-7. 2012
    ..Little is known about the association of mental health disorders and prescription opioid use...
  18. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder is associated with poor health behaviors: findings from the heart and soul study
    Angelica L Zen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 31:194-201. 2012
    ..Poor health behaviors are major risk factors for initial and recurrent CVD events. Therefore, this study investigated whether PTSD is associated with poor health behaviors in patients with CVD...
  19. pmc Gender differences in the prospective associations of self-reported sleep quality with biomarkers of systemic inflammation and coagulation: findings from the Heart and Soul Study
    Aric A Prather
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3333 California St, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94118, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1228-35. 2013
    ..Further research is necessary to elucidate the pathways that underlie gender-specific associations between subjective sleep quality and markers of inflammation and coagulation as this may help clarify gender disparities in CHD. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and 5-year change in left atrial volume among patients with coronary heart disease: results from the Heart and Soul study
    Kabir J Singh
    California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Card Fail 19:183-9. 2013
    ..We evaluated the association of self-reported alcohol consumption with 5-year change in left atrial volume among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  21. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and cardiovascular disease
    Donald Edmondson
    Department of Medicine, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:548-56. 2013
    ..In this article, we review the evidence for a link between PTSD and CVD, and discuss potential mechanisms for that association as well as future directions for research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease, gender, and depression in the Heart and Soul Study
    S Marlene Grenon
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 60:396-403. 2014
    ..Despite the high prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in women, risk factors for PAD in women are not well understood...
  23. doi request reprint Substance use disorders in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in VA healthcare, 2001-2010: Implications for screening, diagnosis and treatment
    Karen H Seal
    University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:93-101. 2011
    ..The prevalence and correlates of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and drug use disorder (DUD) diagnoses in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are new users of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare nationwide has not been evaluated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ineffectiveness of sertraline for treatment of menopausal hot flushes: a randomized controlled trial
    Deborah Grady
    University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:823-30. 2007
    ..To estimate the effect of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor sertraline on hot flush frequency and severity in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women...
  25. pmc Sexual dysfunction in male Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans: association with posttraumatic stress disorder and other combat-related mental health disorders: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 11:75-83. 2014
    ..Mental illness, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with or without psychiatric medications, can increase the risk for male sexual dysfunction, threatening quality of life...
  26. doi request reprint Prediction of heart failure and adverse cardiovascular events in outpatients with coronary artery disease using mitral E/A ratio in conjunction with e-wave deceleration time: the heart and soul study
    Rakesh K Mishra
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:1134-40. 2011
    ..However, in ambulatory subjects with stable coronary artery disease (CAD), it is not known whether DT predicts cardiovascular events and whether DT/pE improves its prognostic power...
  27. pmc Association between depression and peripheral artery disease: insights from the heart and soul study
    S Marlene Grenon
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA S M G, J H Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA S M G
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e002667. 2012
    ..We examined the association of depression with PAD and evaluated potential mediators of this association...
  28. pmc Lifetime exposure to traumatic psychological stress is associated with elevated inflammation in the Heart and Soul Study
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:642-9. 2012
    ..High lifetime exposure to traumatic stress may contribute to an accelerated rate of CVD progression through elevated inflammation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Mediating Effect of Sleep Quality on the Relationship between PTSD and Physical Activity
    Lisa S Talbot
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    J Clin Sleep Med 10:795-801. 2014
    ..Specifically, our objective was to determine whether low sleep quality predicts low physical activity in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a disorder associated with sleep disturbance, physical inactivity, and poor health outcomes...
  30. pmc Association of alcohol use biomarkers and cognitive performance in veterans with problematic alcohol use and posttraumatic stress disorder: data from the mind your heart study
    Raj K Kalapatapu
    a Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Addict Dis 33:67-76. 2014
    ..Indirect alcohol use biomarkers (e.g., aspartate aminotransferase) may have a specific role in identifying veterans with problematic alcohol use and PTSD who show a change in psychomotor speed and immediate verbal memory performance. ..