Sarosh J Motivala

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sleep and inflammation: psychoneuroimmunology in the context of cardiovascular disease
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute, 300 Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:141-52. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Leptin and cellular and innate immunity in abstinent alcoholics and controls
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousin Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute, 90095 7076, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1819-24. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and sleep disturbance in major depression
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:187-94. 2005
  4. pmc Nocturnal levels of ghrelin and leptin and sleep in chronic insomnia
    Sarosh J Motivala
    University of California, Los Angeles Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:540-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Stress activation of cellular markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: protective effects of tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists
    Sarosh J Motivala
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 7076, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:376-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi Chih acutely decreases sympathetic nervous system activity in older adults
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 300 Medical Plaza, Suite 3148, Los Angeles, California 90095 7057, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1177-80. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in monocyte expression of IL-6: role of autonomic mechanisms
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, 300 Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 293:R145-51. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Impairments in health functioning and sleep quality in older adults with a history of depression
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1184-91. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cocaine dependence and acute cocaine induce decreases of monocyte proinflammatory cytokine expression across the diurnal period: autonomic mechanisms
    Michael R Irwin
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 320:507-15. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of a 3-factor scoring model for the Pittsburgh sleep quality index in older adults
    Jason C Cole
    University of California, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, USA
    Sleep 29:112-6. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Aging: Insomnia Treatment and Energy Balance
    Sarosh Motivala; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Sleep and inflammation: psychoneuroimmunology in the context of cardiovascular disease
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute, 300 Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:141-52. 2011
    ..Inflammatory processes may be an important biological mechanism linking poor sleep to cardiovascular disease. Such processes involve active participation of signaling molecules called cytokines in development of atherosclerotic plaques...
  2. ncbi request reprint Leptin and cellular and innate immunity in abstinent alcoholics and controls
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousin Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute, 90095 7076, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1819-24. 2003
    ..Given evidence that concentrations of leptin are altered in alcoholics who also show immune abnormalities, this study examined the relationships between circulating levels of leptin and markers of cellular and innate immunity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and sleep disturbance in major depression
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:187-94. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether immune activation occurs in major depression, and to evaluate the associations between disordered sleep and markers of inflammation in patients with major depressive disorder...
  4. pmc Nocturnal levels of ghrelin and leptin and sleep in chronic insomnia
    Sarosh J Motivala
    University of California, Los Angeles Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:540-5. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that insomnia patients have a dysregulation in energy balance that may play a role in explaining prospective weight gain in this population...
  5. doi request reprint Stress activation of cellular markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: protective effects of tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists
    Sarosh J Motivala
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 7076, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:376-83. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether RA patients show increased monocyte production of TNFalpha following acute psychological stress and whether such responses are abrogated in RA patients taking TNFalpha antagonists...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi Chih acutely decreases sympathetic nervous system activity in older adults
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 300 Medical Plaza, Suite 3148, Los Angeles, California 90095 7057, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1177-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether the practice of Tai Chi Chih (TCC), a movement-based relaxation practice, would acutely promote decreases of sympathetic activity in elderly persons...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in monocyte expression of IL-6: role of autonomic mechanisms
    Mary Frances O'Connor
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, 300 Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 293:R145-51. 2007
    ..Interventions that target autonomic mechanisms might constitute new strategies to constrain IL-6 production with impacts on inflammatory disease risk in women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impairments in health functioning and sleep quality in older adults with a history of depression
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1184-91. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Cocaine dependence and acute cocaine induce decreases of monocyte proinflammatory cytokine expression across the diurnal period: autonomic mechanisms
    Michael R Irwin
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 320:507-15. 2007
    ..Targeting sympathovagal balance might represent a novel strategy for partial amelioration of impairments of innate immunity in cocaine dependence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of a 3-factor scoring model for the Pittsburgh sleep quality index in older adults
    Jason C Cole
    University of California, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, USA
    Sleep 29:112-6. 2006
    ..Yet, validation of the PSQI single-factor scoring has not been carried out...
  11. pmc Improving sleep quality in older adults with moderate sleep complaints: A randomized controlled trial of Tai Chi Chih
    Michael R Irwin
    University of California, Los Angeles, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Sleep 31:1001-8. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of a novel behavioral intervention, Tai Chi Chih, to promote sleep quality in older adults with moderate sleep complaints...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of single-factor structure and scoring protocol for the Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index
    Jason C Cole
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:536-42. 2005
    ..However, HAQ-DI scoring has not been validated. The purpose of this study was to examine the structural validity of the HAQ-DI and evaluate the latent factors underlying HAQ-DI scoring...
  13. pmc Chronic stress and regulation of cellular markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: implications for fatigue
    Mary C Davis
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, P O Box 871104, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:24-32. 2008
    ..The association between these markers of inflammation and fatigue was also tested...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sympathoimmune anomalies underlying the response to stressful challenge in human immunodeficiency virus spectrum disease
    Barry E Hurwitz
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:798-806. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Single-factor scoring validation for the Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index (HAQ-DI) in patients with systemic sclerosis and comparison with early rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Jason C Cole
    Consulting Measurement Group, Huntington Beach, CA 91403, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1383-94. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study was to examine the structural validity of the HAQ-DI in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc, scleroderma) and to compare its performance with that in patients with RA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress is associated with decreased memory helper T-cell and B-cell counts in pre-AIDS HIV seropositive men and women but only in those with low viral load
    Sarosh J Motivala
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:627-35. 2003
    ..This study examined whether HIV viral burden moderated the relationship between psychological distress and enumerative and functional immune measures in pre-AIDS HIV spectrum disease...

Research Grants2

  1. Aging: Insomnia Treatment and Energy Balance
    Sarosh Motivala; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....