Carissa A Low
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Preoperative inflammatory biomarkers and neurovegetative symptoms in peritoneal carcinomatosis patientsCarissa 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...
- Elevated C-reactive protein in adolescents: roles of stress and copingCarissa 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...
- Association between C-reactive protein and depressive symptoms in women with rheumatoid arthritisCarissa 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...
- Chronic life stress, cardiovascular reactivity, and subclinical cardiovascular disease in adolescentsCarissa 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...
- Psychosocial factors in the development of heart disease in women: current research and future directionsCarissa 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...
- Psychosocial predictors of coronary artery calcification progression in postmenopausal womenCarissa 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...
- Negative affective responses to a speech task predict changes in interleukin (IL)-6Judith E Carroll
Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Brain Behav Immun 25:232-8. 2011....
- Behavioral weight loss for the management of menopausal hot flashes: a pilot studyRebecca 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...
- 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....
- Correlates of positive health behaviors in cancer survivors: results from the 2010 LIVESTRONG surveyCarissa 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. ..
- Night/day ratios of ambulatory blood pressure among healthy adolescents: roles of race, socioeconomic status, and psychosocial factorsTanisha 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...