Kathi L Heffner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Older adults' hemodynamic responses to an acute emotional stressor: short report
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Exp Aging Res 39:162-78. 2013
  2. pmc Sleep disturbance and older adults' inflammatory responses to acute stress
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:744-52. 2012
  3. pmc Neuroendocrine effects of stress on immunity in the elderly: implications for inflammatory disease
    Kathi L Heffner
    Department of Psychiatry, The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box PSYCH BPSM, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 31:95-108. 2011
  4. pmc Chronic low back pain, sleep disturbance, and interleukin-6
    Kathi L Heffner
    Department of Psychiatry, Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin J Pain 27:35-41. 2011
  5. pmc Social isolation, C-reactive protein, and coronary heart disease mortality among community-dwelling adults
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box PSYCH BPSM, Rochester, NY 14642, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1482-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms, pain, chronic medical morbidity, and interleukin-6 among primary care patients
    Ellen L Poleshuck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pain Med 14:686-91. 2013
  7. pmc Is the association between optimistic cardiovascular risk perceptions and lower rates of cardiovascular disease mortality explained by biomarkers of systemic inflammation or endothelial function? A case-cohort study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:11. 2010

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Older adults' hemodynamic responses to an acute emotional stressor: short report
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Exp Aging Res 39:162-78. 2013
    ..These hemodynamic correlates of coping in response to acute stressors have not been well characterized in older adults...
  2. pmc Sleep disturbance and older adults' inflammatory responses to acute stress
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:744-52. 2012
    ..Poor sleep diminishes mental and physical health. The objective of this study was to examine associations between sleep disturbance and interleukin-6 (IL-6) responses to acute mental stress in older adults...
  3. pmc Neuroendocrine effects of stress on immunity in the elderly: implications for inflammatory disease
    Kathi L Heffner
    Department of Psychiatry, The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box PSYCH BPSM, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 31:95-108. 2011
    ..This article highlights evidence for the impact of age and stress on neuroendocrine regulation of inflammatory processes that may substantially increase risk for inflammatory disease at older ages...
  4. pmc Chronic low back pain, sleep disturbance, and interleukin-6
    Kathi L Heffner
    Department of Psychiatry, Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin J Pain 27:35-41. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to examine associations between sleep disturbance and circulating levels of the inflammatory cytokine, interleukin-6 (IL-6), in individuals with and without chronic low back pain...
  5. pmc Social isolation, C-reactive protein, and coronary heart disease mortality among community-dwelling adults
    Kathi L Heffner
    The Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box PSYCH BPSM, Rochester, NY 14642, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1482-8. 2011
    ..Prospective study of inflammatory pathways related to social isolation and mortality are needed to fully delineate whether and how CRP or other inflammatory markers contribute to mechanisms linking social isolation to CVD health...
  6. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms, pain, chronic medical morbidity, and interleukin-6 among primary care patients
    Ellen L Poleshuck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pain Med 14:686-91. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Is the association between optimistic cardiovascular risk perceptions and lower rates of cardiovascular disease mortality explained by biomarkers of systemic inflammation or endothelial function? A case-cohort study
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:11. 2010
    ..e. inflammation or endothelial dysfunction)...