Nancy Klimas

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Plasma neuropeptide Y: a biomarker for symptom severity in chronic fatigue syndrome
    MARY A FLETCHER
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:76. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Overview of HIV
    Nancy Klimas
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:523-30. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006
  4. pmc Men's serostatus disclosure to parents: associations among social support, ethnicity, and disease status in men living with HIV
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:693-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral stress management on human immunodeficiency virus viral load in gay men treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:143-51. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Increases in a marker of immune system reconstitution are predated by decreases in 24-h urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during a 10-week stress management intervention in symptomatic HIV-infected men
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:3-13. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Life stress and cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions in women with human papillomavirus and human immunodeficiency virus
    Deidre Byrnes Pereira
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:427-34. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on mood, social support, and a marker of antiviral immunity are maintained up to 1 year in HIV-infected gay men
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Int J Behav Med 12:218-26. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance mediates the association between psychological distress and immune status among HIV-positive men and women on combination antiretroviral therapy
    Dean G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia 19104 6196, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:185-9. 2003
  10. pmc Stress management skills, neuroimmune processes and fatigue levels in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Emily G Lattie
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:849-58. 2012

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  1. pmc Plasma neuropeptide Y: a biomarker for symptom severity in chronic fatigue syndrome
    MARY A FLETCHER
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:76. 2010
    ..Abnormalities in stress responses have been identified as potential triggers or mediators of CFS symptoms. This study focused on the stress mediator neuropeptide Y (NPY). We hypothesized that NPY would be a useful biomarker for CFS...
  2. doi request reprint Overview of HIV
    Nancy Klimas
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:523-30. 2008
    ..In addition to research on the immunology and virology of the disease, other studies focus on behavioral and psychosocial factors that may affect medication adherence and risk behaviors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006
    ..Stress management interventions for HIV-positive persons have been designed to enhance coping skills and encourage health-promoting behaviors with the hope of decreasing distress and slowing disease progression...
  4. pmc Men's serostatus disclosure to parents: associations among social support, ethnicity, and disease status in men living with HIV
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:693-9. 2009
    ..Perceptions that one is in a supportive family environment may moderate these effects; however, ethnic differences may exist in the support processes of families coping with HIV...
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral stress management on human immunodeficiency virus viral load in gay men treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:143-51. 2006
    ..We tested whether a cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention in combination with antiretroviral medication adherence training (MAT) from a clinical pharmacist influences HIV viral load more than MAT alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increases in a marker of immune system reconstitution are predated by decreases in 24-h urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during a 10-week stress management intervention in symptomatic HIV-infected men
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:3-13. 2005
    ..Here, we tested whether reductions in urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during the 10-week CBSM intervention period mediated its effects on this immune system reconstitution marker at follow-up...
  7. ncbi request reprint Life stress and cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions in women with human papillomavirus and human immunodeficiency virus
    Deidre Byrnes Pereira
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:427-34. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on mood, social support, and a marker of antiviral immunity are maintained up to 1 year in HIV-infected gay men
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Int J Behav Med 12:218-26. 2005
    ..Data indicate that HIV-infected men participating in a CBSM intervention maintain better psychosocial status and immunologic control of latent EBV infection up to 1 year after its conclusion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance mediates the association between psychological distress and immune status among HIV-positive men and women on combination antiretroviral therapy
    Dean G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia 19104 6196, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:185-9. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationship between psychological distress, subjective sleep disturbance and immune status among HIV-positive men and women...
  10. pmc Stress management skills, neuroimmune processes and fatigue levels in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Emily G Lattie
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:849-58. 2012
    ..Because CFS patients comprise a heterogeneous population, we hypothesized that the role of stress management skills in decreasing fatigue may be most pronounced in the subgroup manifesting the greatest neuroimmune dysfunction...
  11. pmc A pilot study of cognitive behavioral stress management effects on stress, quality of life, and symptoms in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Corina Lopez
    University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Psychosom Res 70:328-34. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Stress as a predictor of symptomatic genital herpes virus recurrence in women with human immunodeficiency virus
    Deidre Byrnes Pereira
    University of Miami, Department of Psychology, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:237-44. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether stress was associated with symptomatic genital herpes recurrences in women seropositive for HIV and HSV-2...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impaired natural immunity, cognitive dysfunction, and physical symptoms in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: preliminary evidence for a subgroup?
    Scott D Siegel
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, FL, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:559-66. 2006
    ..This study was designed to examine natural killer cell activity (NKCA) as a potential subgroup marker by comparing the clinical presentations of CFS patients with and without clinically reduced NKCA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stress management and immune system reconstitution in symptomatic HIV-infected gay men over time: effects on transitional naive T cells (CD4(+)CD45RA(+)CD29(+))
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:143-5. 2002
    ..Changes in immunologic status were evaluated in 25 HIV-infected men randomly assigned to a 10-week stress management intervention or a wait-list control condition...
  15. pmc Episodic antiretroviral therapy increases HIV transmission risk compared with continuous therapy: results of a randomized controlled trial
    William Burman
    Denver Public Health, 605 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:142-50. 2008
    ..To compare the HIV transmission risk among patients randomized to episodic versus continuous antiretroviral therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a medication adherence training instrument for persons living with HIV: the MATI
    Shvawn McPherson-Baker
    University of Miami, c o Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Florida 33125, USA
    Behav Modif 29:286-317. 2005
    ..The key components to the MATI throughout all sessions are to provide information, enhance motivation, and assess current levels of adherence and HIV-related knowledge...
  17. pmc Psychosocial factors predict CD4 and viral load change in men and women with human immunodeficiency virus in the era of highly active antiretroviral treatment
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:1013-21. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine whether psychosocial variables would predict both CD4 and VL changes in a diverse sample assessed entirely during the era of HAART and accounting for adherence effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of CD4 count change over 8 months of follow up in HIV-1-infected patients with a CD4 count>or=300 cells/microL who were assigned to 7.5 MIU interleukin-2
    Zoe Fox
    Hvidovre University Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    HIV Med 8:112-23. 2007
    ..The IL-2 induction phase consists of three dosing cycles over 6-8 months (7.5 MIU twice a day, for 5 days every 8 weeks)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spouses of Persian Gulf War I veterans: medical evaluation of a U.S. cohort
    Seth A Eisen
    Medical Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106 USA
    Mil Med 171:613-8. 2006
    ..We conclude that, 10 years after GW I, the general physical health of spouses of GW I DV is similar to that of spouses of NDV...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exploration of statistical dependence between illness parameters using the entropy correlation coefficient
    R Cameron Craddock
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Viral Exanthems and Herpesvirus Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 7:421-8. 2006
    ..Highly related variables are candidates for data reduction, and novel relationships could lead to hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of CFS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome: probable pathogenesis and possible treatments
    Birgitta Evengard
    Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet at Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drugs 62:2433-46. 2002
    ..No specific treatment has been found. Cognitive behavioural therapy is established to be of value to improve quality of life. More effective treatment should result, as advances in biomedical as well as psychological research continue...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gulf War veterans' health: medical evaluation of a U.S. cohort
    Seth A Eisen
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:881-90. 2005
    ..United States military personnel reported various symptoms after deployment to the Persian Gulf during the 1991 Gulf War. However, the symptoms' long-term prevalence and association with deployment remain controversial...