ANNA MARSLAND

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A pilot trial of a stress management intervention for primary caregivers of children newly diagnosed with cancer: preliminary evidence that perceived social support moderates the psychosocial benefit of intervention
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:449-61. 2013
  2. pmc Current understanding of the bi-directional relationship of major depression with inflammation
    Berhane Messay
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3213 Sennott Square, 210 S, Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 2:4. 2012
  3. pmc Systemic inflammation and the metabolic syndrome among middle-aged community volunteers
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Metabolism 59:1801-8. 2010
  4. ncbi Stability of individual differences in cellular immune responses to two different laboratory tasks
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:865-8. 2002
  5. pmc Interleukin-6 covaries inversely with hippocampal grey matter volume in middle-aged adults
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:484-90. 2008
  6. pmc Antagonistic characteristics are positively associated with inflammatory markers independently of trait negative emotionality
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:753-61. 2008
  7. ncbi Stimulated production of proinflammatory cytokines covaries inversely with heart rate variability
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:709-16. 2007
  8. ncbi Interleukin-6 covaries inversely with cognitive performance among middle-aged community volunteers
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:895-903. 2006
  9. ncbi Stress, immune reactivity and susceptibility to infectious disease
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 210 S Bouquet Street, 15260, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Physiol Behav 77:711-6. 2002
  10. ncbi Trait positive affect and antibody response to hepatitis B vaccination
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:261-9. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications26

  1. pmc A pilot trial of a stress management intervention for primary caregivers of children newly diagnosed with cancer: preliminary evidence that perceived social support moderates the psychosocial benefit of intervention
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:449-61. 2013
    ..2) To explore whether caregivers with lower baseline perceived social support derive greater benefit from the intervention than those with higher perceived support...
  2. pmc Current understanding of the bi-directional relationship of major depression with inflammation
    Berhane Messay
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3213 Sennott Square, 210 S, Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 2:4. 2012
    ..Further research is warranted to fully understand the role of central processes in this feedback loop, which likely contributes to the pathophysiology of mental and physical health...
  3. pmc Systemic inflammation and the metabolic syndrome among middle-aged community volunteers
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Metabolism 59:1801-8. 2010
    ..The inclusion of inflammatory markers in the clinical definition of metabolic syndrome seems warranted and may improve prognostic assessment of risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi Stability of individual differences in cellular immune responses to two different laboratory tasks
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:865-8. 2002
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  5. pmc Interleukin-6 covaries inversely with hippocampal grey matter volume in middle-aged adults
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:484-90. 2008
    ..In the current study, we extend this work to test whether systemic inflammation is associated with reduced grey matter volume of the hippocampus...
  6. pmc Antagonistic characteristics are positively associated with inflammatory markers independently of trait negative emotionality
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:753-61. 2008
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  7. ncbi Stimulated production of proinflammatory cytokines covaries inversely with heart rate variability
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:709-16. 2007
    ..As yet, no direct human evidence links parasympathetic activity to inflammatory competence...
  8. ncbi Interleukin-6 covaries inversely with cognitive performance among middle-aged community volunteers
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, 3943 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:895-903. 2006
    ..The current investigation extends the study of relationships between plasma IL-6 and cognitive performance to healthy middle-aged adults and to an examination of more specific cognitive domains...
  9. ncbi Stress, immune reactivity and susceptibility to infectious disease
    Anna L Marsland
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 210 S Bouquet Street, 15260, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Physiol Behav 77:711-6. 2002
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  10. ncbi Trait positive affect and antibody response to hepatitis B vaccination
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:261-9. 2006
    ..These data provide initial evidence that individual differences in dispositional positive affect may be of health significance, being related to an in vivo immune response relevant for protection against infection...
  11. ncbi Stimulated production of interleukin-8 covaries with psychosocial risk factors for inflammatory disease among middle-aged community volunteers
    Anna L Marsland
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:218-28. 2007
    ..Further exploration of this potential psychophysiological pathway is warranted...
  12. doi Community socioeconomic status is associated with circulating interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein
    Karen L Petersen
    Behavioral Physiology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:646-52. 2008
    ..e., interleukin (IL)-6 and C-reactive protein (CRP), in a midlife community sample. Growing evidence suggests that socioeconomic attributes of both individuals and communities confer risk for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  13. pmc Polymorphisms in the CRP gene moderate an association between depressive symptoms and circulating levels of C-reactive protein
    Indrani Halder
    Behavioral Physiology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:160-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we found that haplotypic variation in the CRP locus moderates an association of depressive symptoms with circulating CRP, which is partially mediated by BMI...
  14. ncbi Depressive symptoms and production of proinflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood mononuclear cells stimulated in vitro
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:229-37. 2007
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  15. pmc Exploring psychophysiological markers of vulnerability to somatic illnesses in females
    Alison E Hipwell
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1030-9. 2009
    ..To examine the association between biological stress regulation and somatic complaints in young girls prior to the onset of clear psychopathology such as somatization disorder...
  16. pmc A urinary marker of oxidative stress covaries positively with hostility among midlife community volunteers
    Judith E Carroll
    MS, Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Old Engineering Hall, Suite 600, 3943 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
    Psychosom Med 72:273-80. 2010
    ..One possibility is that hostility is associated with oxidative stress. Here, we explore relationships between hostility and a measure of systemic oxidative stress among a mid-life sample...
  17. doi Family adjustment to childhood cancer: a systematic review
    Kristin A Long
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 14:57-88. 2011
    ..Conclusions support future work examining the influence of family-level variables on the adjustment of individual family members...
  18. pmc Salivary testosterone and a trinucleotide (CAG) length polymorphism in the androgen receptor gene predict amygdala reactivity in men
    Stephen B Manuck
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:94-104. 2010
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  19. pmc Parental education is related to C-reactive protein among female middle-aged community volunteers
    Jennifer E Phillips
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:677-83. 2009
    ..This association may help explain the increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular morbidity and mortality conferred by low childhood socioeconomic status...
  20. pmc Normative variation in self-reported sleep quality and sleep debt is associated with stimulated pro-inflammatory cytokine production
    Aric A Prather
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States
    Biol Psychol 82:12-7. 2009
    ..Further exploration of this potential psychophysiological pathway linking sleep difficulty and inflammatory disease susceptibility is warranted...
  21. pmc Gender differences in stimulated cytokine production following acute psychological stress
    Aric A Prather
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:622-8. 2009
    ..The possibility that this contributes to the increased risk of inflammatory disease observed among older women warrants investigation...
  22. pmc Positive affective style covaries with stimulated IL-6 and IL-10 production in a middle-aged community sample
    Aric A Prather
    Behavioral Immunology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:1033-7. 2007
    ..Further exploration of this potential psychophysiological pathway is warranted...
  23. doi Preliminary evidence for the feasibility of a stress management intervention for 7- to 12-year-olds with asthma
    Kristin A Long
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Asthma 48:162-70. 2011
    ..Here, we examine the feasibility of a stress management intervention for 7- to 12-year-olds with asthma...
  24. pmc A prospective study of posttraumatic growth as assessed by self-report and family caregiver in the context of advanced cancer
    Aimee M Moore
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychooncology 20:479-87. 2011
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  25. pmc How disturbed sleep may be a risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Michele L Okun
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 64:273-80. 2009
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  26. pmc Brief report: A pilot study of a web-based resource for families of children with cancer
    LINDA J EWING
    PhD, RN, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:523-9. 2009
    ..To develop a Web-based resource for families of children newly diagnosed with cancer and examine the viability of this modality of providing support...

Research Grants5

  1. Psychological Stress and Immune Response to Vaccination
    ANNA MARSLAND; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Antibody responses will be measured at the time of the second and third does of vaccine and, during the follow-up period, 6 and 12 months following completion of the vaccination series. ..