K C Light

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High stress responsivity predicts later blood pressure only in combination with positive family history and high life stress
    K C Light
    Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hypertension 33:1458-64. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement improves hemodynamic profile and left ventricular geometry in hypertensive and normotensive postmenopausal women
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    J Hypertens 19:269-78. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin responsivity in mothers of infants: a preliminary study of relationships with blood pressure during laboratory stress and normal ambulatory activity
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7175, USA
    Health Psychol 19:560-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute aerobic exercise reduces ambulatory blood pressure in borderline hypertensive men and women
    K A Brownley
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 9:200-6. 1996
  5. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension and the incidence of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    K M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 13:571-8. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to an active coping challenge as predictors of blood pressure patterns 10 to 15 years later
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599
    Psychosom Med 54:217-30. 1992
  7. ncbi request reprint Dysregulation of cardiovascular and neuroendocrine responses to stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    S S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27559, USA
    Psychiatry Res 81:163-78. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients with borderline elevated blood pressure have enhanced left ventricular contractility
    A L Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-7075, USA
    Am J Hypertens 8:1040-5. 1995
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in left ventricular structure and function in young adults with normal or marginally elevated blood pressure
    A L Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Am J Hypertens 5:32-6. 1992
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhanced cardiovascular and catecholamine responses in women with depressive symptoms
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 28:157-66. 1998

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint High stress responsivity predicts later blood pressure only in combination with positive family history and high life stress
    K C Light
    Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hypertension 33:1458-64. 1999
    ..In conclusion, results suggest that stress responsivity as a long-term predictor is modulated by both genetic and environmental factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement improves hemodynamic profile and left ventricular geometry in hypertensive and normotensive postmenopausal women
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    J Hypertens 19:269-78. 2001
    ..Postmenopausal estrogen replacement, with or without progestins, has been related to lower cardiovascular risks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin responsivity in mothers of infants: a preliminary study of relationships with blood pressure during laboratory stress and normal ambulatory activity
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7175, USA
    Health Psychol 19:560-7. 2000
    ..These results suggest that oxytocin has antistress and BP-lowering effects in humans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute aerobic exercise reduces ambulatory blood pressure in borderline hypertensive men and women
    K A Brownley
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 9:200-6. 1996
    ..Thus, moderate aerobic exercise, when engaged in prior to the stresses of daily living, seems to confer a protective reduction in ambulatory BP, particularly in individuals with elevated BP...
  5. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension and the incidence of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    K M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 13:571-8. 2000
    ..49, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 2.58, 4.73). This association was attenuated after controlling for age, ethnicity, gender, comorbid conditions, and CVD risk factors (HR = 1.85, 95% CI = 1.31, 2.63)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to an active coping challenge as predictors of blood pressure patterns 10 to 15 years later
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599
    Psychosom Med 54:217-30. 1992
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Dysregulation of cardiovascular and neuroendocrine responses to stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    S S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27559, USA
    Psychiatry Res 81:163-78. 1998
    ..These results are interpreted as reflecting dysregulation of the stress response and may be related to histories of severe and/or chronic exposure to stress for a subgroup of PMDD women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients with borderline elevated blood pressure have enhanced left ventricular contractility
    A L Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-7075, USA
    Am J Hypertens 8:1040-5. 1995
    ..These results suggest that young patients with borderline blood pressure elevations have enhanced left ventricular contractility...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in left ventricular structure and function in young adults with normal or marginally elevated blood pressure
    A L Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Am J Hypertens 5:32-6. 1992
    ..Thus, men have a significantly greater left ventricular mass index than women, but this difference in ventricular size is not associated with differences in systolic or diastolic function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhanced cardiovascular and catecholamine responses in women with depressive symptoms
    K C Light
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7175, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 28:157-66. 1998
    ..Finally, the BDI scores correlated very highly with lack of perceived emotional social support, reinforcing prior research on the linkage between social isolation and severity of depressive symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Allopregnanolone levels and reactivity to mental stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    S S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 49:788-97. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest dysregulation of allopregnanolone mechanisms in PMDD and that continued investigations into a potential pathophysiologic role of allopregnanolone in PMDD are warranted...
  12. doi request reprint Stress and placental resistance measured by Doppler ultrasound in early and mid-pregnancy
    E W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 32:23-30. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between the blood pressure response to a change in posture and the 6-year incidence of hypertension: prospective findings from the ARIC study
    K M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, NC 27514, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 16:771-7. 2002
    ..Orthostatic hypotension (upon standing) was associated with incident hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension and, unexpectedly, this increased risk was highest among those with the lowest levels of baseline, resting SBP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass index and diastolic filling. Relation to blood pressure and demographic variables in a healthy biracial sample
    A L Hinderliter
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-7075
    Am J Hypertens 4:579-85. 1991
    ..These variables contribute to ventricular mass and diastolic function in varying degrees. Gender is strongly correlated with LV mass, but not with filling indices.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..