Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Phone-delivered mindfulness training for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Room S3 855, Worcester, MA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 46:243-50. 2013
  2. pmc Frequency of private spiritual activity and cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:239-45. 2013
  3. pmc Methodological limitations of psychosocial interventions in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) A systematic review
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:56. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Religion and healthy lifestyle behaviors among postmenopausal women: the women's health initiative
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Behav Med 34:360-71. 2011
  5. pmc Constipation and risk of cardiovascular disease among postmenopausal women
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Am J Med 124:714-23. 2011
  6. pmc Design and methods for a pilot study of a phone-delivered, mindfulness-based intervention in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Room S3 855, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:972106. 2012
  7. pmc Mindfulness training for coping with hot flashes: results of a randomized trial
    James Francis Carmody
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Menopause 18:611-20. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Phone-delivered mindfulness training for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Room S3 855, Worcester, MA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 46:243-50. 2013
    ..The reduction in adrenergic activity and anxiety associated with meditation may be beneficial for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators...
  2. pmc Frequency of private spiritual activity and cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:239-45. 2013
    ..We examined whether more frequent private spiritual activity was associated with reduced cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study...
  3. pmc Methodological limitations of psychosocial interventions in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) A systematic review
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave Worcester, MA 01655 0002, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:56. 2009
    ..Different psychosocial interventions have been employed to improve this condition, but previous reviews have suggested that methodological issues may limit the validity of such interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Religion and healthy lifestyle behaviors among postmenopausal women: the women's health initiative
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Behav Med 34:360-71. 2011
    ..Further research is needed to get a deeper understanding of the relationship between religious involvement and healthy lifestyle behaviors and of the inconsistent patterns in this association...
  5. pmc Constipation and risk of cardiovascular disease among postmenopausal women
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Am J Med 124:714-23. 2011
    ..Because many factors predisposing to constipation also are risk factors for cardiovascular disease, we hypothesized that constipation may be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events...
  6. pmc Design and methods for a pilot study of a phone-delivered, mindfulness-based intervention in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Room S3 855, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:972106. 2012
    ..Conclusions. If proven feasible and effective, phone-delivered mindfulness-based interventions could improve psychological distress in ICD outpatients with serious cardiovascular conditions...
  7. pmc Mindfulness training for coping with hot flashes: results of a randomized trial
    James Francis Carmody
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Menopause 18:611-20. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of participation in a mindfulness training program (mindfulness-based stress reduction, [MBSR]) on the degree of bother from hot flashes and night sweats...