Carissa A Low

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative inflammatory biomarkers and neurovegetative symptoms in peritoneal carcinomatosis patients
    Carissa A Low
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, United States Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 42:65-8. 2014
  2. pmc Elevated C-reactive protein in adolescents: roles of stress and coping
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:449-52. 2013
  3. pmc Association between C-reactive protein and depressive symptoms in women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carissa A Low
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychol 81:131-4. 2009
  4. pmc Chronic life stress, cardiovascular reactivity, and subclinical cardiovascular disease in adolescents
    Carissa A Low
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:927-31. 2009
  5. pmc Psychosocial factors in the development of heart disease in women: current research and future directions
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Psychosom Med 72:842-54. 2010
  6. pmc Psychosocial predictors of coronary artery calcification progression in postmenopausal women
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:789-94. 2011
  7. pmc Negative affective responses to a speech task predict changes in interleukin (IL)-6
    Judith E Carroll
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 25:232-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral weight loss for the management of menopausal hot flashes: a pilot study
    Rebecca C Thurston
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA Departments of 3Psychology and 4Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and 5Mental Health Care Line, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
    Menopause 22:59-65. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in patients with cancer: does cortisol keep cytokines from singing the blues?
    Carissa A Low
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Psychosom Med 76:248-51. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlates of positive health behaviors in cancer survivors: results from the 2010 LIVESTRONG survey
    Carissa A Low
    a Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 32:678-95. 2014

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative inflammatory biomarkers and neurovegetative symptoms in peritoneal carcinomatosis patients
    Carissa A Low
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, United States Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 42:65-8. 2014
    ..As yet unstudied is the possibility that the heightened levels of inflammatory markers in PC patients may contribute to their experience of common neurovegetative symptoms...
  2. pmc Elevated C-reactive protein in adolescents: roles of stress and coping
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:449-52. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate associations among stress, coping, and inflammation in a sample of African American and white adolescents...
  3. pmc Association between C-reactive protein and depressive symptoms in women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carissa A Low
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychol 81:131-4. 2009
    ..24). CRP was not significantly associated with negative mood symptoms of depression. Findings suggest that depression in the context of RA may result from the overlap of somatic depressive and RA symptoms rather than neuroimmune pathways...
  4. pmc Chronic life stress, cardiovascular reactivity, and subclinical cardiovascular disease in adolescents
    Carissa A Low
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:927-31. 2009
    ..To examine cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between chronic life stress, cardiovascular reactivity, and a marker of subclinical cardiovascular disease in a multiethnic sample of adolescents...
  5. pmc Psychosocial factors in the development of heart disease in women: current research and future directions
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Psychosom Med 72:842-54. 2010
    ..To review the recent (1995-2009) literature on psychosocial risk and protective factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) among women, including negative emotions, stress, social relationships, and positive psychological factors...
  6. pmc Psychosocial predictors of coronary artery calcification progression in postmenopausal women
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:789-94. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether positive and negative psychosocial factors prospectively predict CAC progression in postmenopausal women...
  7. pmc Negative affective responses to a speech task predict changes in interleukin (IL)-6
    Judith E Carroll
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 25:232-8. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral weight loss for the management of menopausal hot flashes: a pilot study
    Rebecca C Thurston
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA Departments of 3Psychology and 4Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and 5Mental Health Care Line, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
    Menopause 22:59-65. 2015
    ..No studies have been specifically designed to test whether weight loss reduces hot flashes. This pilot study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of behavioral weight loss in reducing hot flashes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in patients with cancer: does cortisol keep cytokines from singing the blues?
    Carissa A Low
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Psychosom Med 76:248-51. 2014
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlates of positive health behaviors in cancer survivors: results from the 2010 LIVESTRONG survey
    Carissa A Low
    a Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 32:678-95. 2014
    ..Clinical interventions targeting these modifiable factors could maximize positive health behavior changes among cancer survivors, affecting risk for cancer recurrence as well as overall health and well-being. ..
  11. pmc Night/day ratios of ambulatory blood pressure among healthy adolescents: roles of race, socioeconomic status, and psychosocial factors
    Tanisha I Burford
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 46:217-26. 2013
    ..Elevated nighttime blood pressure (BP) predicts hypertension and its complications in adulthood...