Sarah M Conklin
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Serum omega-3 fatty acids are associated with variation in mood, personality and behavior in hypercholesterolemic community volunteersSarah M Conklin
Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Postdoctoral Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States
Psychiatry Res 152:1-10. 2007..These findings suggest that omega-3 fatty acid status is associated with variability in affect regulation, personality and impulse control...
- Long-chain omega-3 fatty acid intake is associated positively with corticolimbic gray matter volume in healthy adultsSarah M Conklin
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States
Neurosci Lett 421:209-12. 2007..Here, we test whether omega-3 fatty acid intake in humans varies with individual differences in gray matter volume, an in vivo, systems-level index of neuronal integrity...
- Premeditated aggression is associated with serum cholesterol in abstinent drug and alcohol dependent menSarah M Conklin
Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Research Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 506 Old Engineering Hall, 4015 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Psychiatry Res 157:283-7. 2008..A positive association was observed between a measure of premeditated aggression and total cholesterol. This was in contrast to an inverse association between lower cholesterol and higher impulsivity and anxiety...
- Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and blood pressureJames C Liu
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Am J Hypertens 24:1121-6. 2011..High dose fish oil supplementation reduces blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive patients. The current study examines how modest variations in omega-3 fatty acid intake may affect BP in a healthy community sample...
- Serum phospholipid docosahexaenonic acid is associated with cognitive functioning during middle adulthoodMatthew F Muldoon
Center for Clinical Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
J Nutr 140:848-53. 2010..These findings suggest that DHA is related to brain health throughout the lifespan and may have implications for clinical trials of neuropsychiatric disorders...
- Long-chain, n-3 fatty acids and physical activity - Independent and interactive associations with cardiac autonomic controlMatthew P Harbaugh
Family Medicine, UPMC St Margarets, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Int J Cardiol 167:2102-7. 2013..This investigation examined the independent and interactive associations of n-3 fatty acids (eicosapentaenoic and docosahexanenoic acid; EPA, DHA) and physical activity with heart rate variability (HRV)...
- Age-related changes of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the anterior cingulate cortex of individuals with major depressive disorderSarah M Conklin
Medical Research Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 82:111-9. 2010..The present findings from postmortem brain tissue raise the possibility that an increased ratio of 20:4(n-6) to 22:6(n-3) may provide us with a biomarker for depression. Future research should further investigate these relationships...
- High omega-6 and low omega-3 fatty acids are associated with depressive symptoms and neuroticismSarah M Conklin
Department of Psychology, Allegheny College, 520 North Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 3902, USA
Psychosom Med 69:932-4. 2007..Previously we reported that the relative concentrations of omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in serum covary with depressive symptomatology and neuroticism in hypercholesterolemic adults...
- A comparison of anticonvulsants in the treatment of impulsive aggressionMatthew S Stanford
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:72-7. 2005..These findings suggest that increased use of anticonvulsants could make a significant impact in the control of impulsive aggression in both mental health and criminal justice settings...
- Characterizing aggressive behaviorMatthew S Stanford
Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans, Louisiana 70148, USA
Assessment 10:183-90. 2003..The aggression of most individuals in the present sample was characterized as predominately impulsive in nature (90%)...