MARTICA HELON HALL

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of stress and depression as correlates of sleep in primary insomnia
    M Hall
    Sleep and Chronobiology Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:227-30. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute stress affects heart rate variability during sleep
    Martica Hall
    University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:56-62. 2004
  3. pmc Financial strain is a significant correlate of sleep continuity disturbances in late-life
    Martica Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Biol Psychol 77:217-22. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep in healthy seniors: a diary study of the relation between bedtime and the amount of sleep obtained
    Timothy H Monk
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    J Sleep Res 15:256-60. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine treatment of primary insomnia in older adults
    Charles F Reynolds
    Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders ACISR LLMD and the John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:803-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported sleep quality is associated with the metabolic syndrome
    J Richard Jennings
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Sleep 30:219-23. 2007
  7. pmc Daytime symptoms in primary insomnia: a prospective analysis using ecological momentary assessment
    Daniel J Buysse
    Neuroscience Clinical and Translational Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, USA
    Sleep Med 8:198-208. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral metabolic correlates of WASO during NREM sleep in insomnia
    Eric A Nofzinger
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Sleep Neuroimaging Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:316-22. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological stress is associated with heightened physiological arousal during NREM sleep in primary insomnia
    Martica Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:178-93. 2007
  10. pmc Influence of race and socioeconomic status on sleep: Pittsburgh SleepSCORE project
    Elizabeth J Mezick
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:410-6. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Sleep During the Perimenopause in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort
    Martica Hall; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. SWAN Sleep Study II: Pittsburgh
    Martica Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. SWAN Sleep Study II: Pittsburgh
    Martica Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Sleep: A Novel Pathway Linking Major Depression and Cardiovascular Disease
    MARTICA HELON HALL; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of stress and depression as correlates of sleep in primary insomnia
    M Hall
    Sleep and Chronobiology Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:227-30. 2000
    ..In the preliminary study described here, we evaluated the extent to which symptoms of stress and depression are associated with subjective sleep complaints and quantitative measures of sleep in individuals with chronic insomnia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute stress affects heart rate variability during sleep
    Martica Hall
    University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:56-62. 2004
    ..In this study, we used autoregressive spectral analysis of the electrocardiogram (EKG) interbeat interval sequence to characterize stress-related changes in heart rate variability during sleep in 59 healthy men and women...
  3. pmc Financial strain is a significant correlate of sleep continuity disturbances in late-life
    Martica Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Biol Psychol 77:217-22. 2008
    ..01). Our results show that chronic stress, as measured by ongoing financial strain, is a significant correlate of sleep disturbances in the elderly, even after adjusting for factors known to impact sleep in late-life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep in healthy seniors: a diary study of the relation between bedtime and the amount of sleep obtained
    Timothy H Monk
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    J Sleep Res 15:256-60. 2006
    ..g. age-dependent alterations in phase angle and homeostatic sleep need)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine treatment of primary insomnia in older adults
    Charles F Reynolds
    Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders ACISR LLMD and the John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:803-7. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to test the efficacy of paroxetine for primary insomnia in older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported sleep quality is associated with the metabolic syndrome
    J Richard Jennings
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Sleep 30:219-23. 2007
    ..To determine whether a simple, structured self-report of overall sleep quality is associated with the presence of the metabolic syndrome and its component risk factors...
  7. pmc Daytime symptoms in primary insomnia: a prospective analysis using ecological momentary assessment
    Daniel J Buysse
    Neuroscience Clinical and Translational Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, USA
    Sleep Med 8:198-208. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral metabolic correlates of WASO during NREM sleep in insomnia
    Eric A Nofzinger
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Sleep Neuroimaging Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:316-22. 2006
    ..To investigate the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep-related regional cerebral metabolic correlates of wakefulness after sleep onset (WASO) in patients with primary insomnia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological stress is associated with heightened physiological arousal during NREM sleep in primary insomnia
    Martica Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:178-93. 2007
    ..Perceived stress and stress-related avoidance behaviors were associated with multiple indexes of physiological arousal during NREM sleep in patients with chronic, primary insomnia...
  10. pmc Influence of race and socioeconomic status on sleep: Pittsburgh SleepSCORE project
    Elizabeth J Mezick
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:410-6. 2008
    ..To examine the independent and interactive effects of race and socioeconomic status (SES) on objective indices and self-reports of sleep...
  11. pmc Attachment anxiety, relationship context, and sleep in women with recurrent major depression
    Wendy M Troxel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:692-9. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between attachment anxiety, marital status, bed-partner status, and sleep in recurrently depressed women...
  12. pmc Marital quality and the marital bed: examining the covariation between relationship quality and sleep
    Wendy M Troxel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 11:389-404. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances increase interleukin-6 production during pregnancy: implications for pregnancy complications
    Michele L Okun
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Reprod Sci 14:560-7. 2007
    ..No relationships were observed for TNF-alpha. These preliminary findings indicate that women who experience sleep disturbances as early as mid gestation are likely to have an increase in inflammation...
  14. pmc Poor sleep is associated with poorer physical performance and greater functional limitations in older women
    Suzanne E Goldman
    Department of Epidemiology, University ofPittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Sleep 30:1317-24. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between disturbed sleep and poorer daytime function in older women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ecological study of sleep disruption in PTSD: a pilot study
    Anne Germain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Room E 1124, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:438-41. 2006
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that ambulatory methods can capture objective signs of sleep disruption, and corroborate subjective complaints of disrupted sleep in PTSD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in the lifestyle regularity of seniors experiencing bereavement, care-giving, insomnia, and advancement into old-old age
    Timothy H Monk
    Clinical Neuroscience Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Chronobiol Int 23:831-41. 2006
    ..This may represent an adaptive behavioral response that might be used in future therapeutic approaches...
  17. ncbi request reprint Human regional cerebral glucose metabolism during non-rapid eye movement sleep in relation to waking
    Eric A Nofzinger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Brain 125:1105-15. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the effects of expressive writing on psychological and behavioral adjustment in patients enrolled in a Phase II trial of vaccine therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Carl De Moor
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Psychol 21:615-9. 2002
    ..The results suggest that EW may have sleep-related health benefits in terminally ill cancer patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Healthy older adults' sleep predicts all-cause mortality at 4 to 19 years of follow-up
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:63-73. 2003
    ..We examined whether electroencephalographic (EEG) sleep parameters predicted survival time independently of known predictors of all-cause mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Disordered sleep, nocturnal cytokines, and immunity in alcoholics
    Laura Redwine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:75-85. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationships between sleep, nocturnal expression of immunoregulatory cytokines, and natural killer (NK) cell activity in alcoholic patients as compared with control subjects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological reactivity and coping styles influence the effects of acute stress exposure on rapid eye movement sleep
    Anne Germain
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:857-64. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Avoidant coping with health problems is related to poorer quality of life among lung transplant candidates
    Larissa Myaskovsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prog Transplant 13:183-92. 2003
    ..Although previous work has described the range of coping strategies candidates may use, whether those strategies are related to quality of life in physical functioning, emotional, and social domains has rarely been examined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-report measures of insomnia in adults: rationales, choices, and needs
    Douglas E Moul
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Sleep and Chronobiology Center, University of Pittsburgh, Room E 1119, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 8:177-98. 2004
    ..An extensive table of currently available questionnaires is provided, and some needs for future questionnaire development are also identified...
  24. ncbi request reprint A brief sleep scale for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index Addendum for PTSD
    Anne Germain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:233-44. 2005
    ..The PSQI-A is a valid instrument for PTSD applicable to both clinical and research settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of subjective daytime alertness and mood in primary insomnia participants using ecological momentary assessment
    Helena Levitt
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 2:113-31. 2004
    ..Coefficients of variation for DSD domains were greater in the insomnia group. Frequent measures of daytime symptoms may be useful outcomes in insomnia studies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sleep wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers: state of the science
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:E98-126. 2005
    ..To review the state of the science on sleep/wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of a brief behavioral treatment for PTSD-related sleep disturbances: a pilot study
    Anne Germain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:627-32. 2007
    ..The goal of this pilot study was to explore the effects of a very brief intervention for PTSD-related nightmares and insomnia in victims of violent crimes with PTSD...
  28. pmc Association between nighttime sleep and napping in older adults
    Suzanne E Goldman
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Sleep 31:733-40. 2008
    ..Napping might indicate deficiencies in nighttime sleep, but the relationship is not well defined. We assessed the association of nighttime sleep duration and fragmentation with subsequent daytime sleep...
  29. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability (HRV) in kidney failure: measurement and consequences of reduced HRV
    Reena Ranpuria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:444-9. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use, urinary cortisol, and heart rate variability in apparently healthy men: Evidence for impaired inhibitory control of the HPA axis in heavy drinkers
    Julian F Thayer
    National Institute on Aging, NIA GRC LPC, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, United States
    Int J Psychophysiol 59:244-50. 2006
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Research Grants9

  1. Sleep During the Perimenopause in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort
    Martica Hall; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..All sleep study data, as well as relevant data from the Core SWAN study, will be merged and analyzed by the Michigan site. The Chicago and UC Davis PIS will co-chair the Sleep Study Steering Committee. ..
  2. SWAN Sleep Study II: Pittsburgh
    Martica Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results can inform primary prevention of adverse health outcomes due to the menopause-related sleep disturbances. ..
  3. SWAN Sleep Study II: Pittsburgh
    Martica Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results can inform primary prevention of adverse health outcomes due to the menopause-related sleep disturbances. This is a revised application of AG19362. ..
  4. Sleep: A Novel Pathway Linking Major Depression and Cardiovascular Disease
    MARTICA HELON HALL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....