N Schneiderman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of Diabetes Among Hispanics/Latinos From Diverse Backgrounds: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL
    Diabetes Care 37:2233-9. 2014
  2. pmc Stress and health: psychological, behavioral, and biological determinants
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 0751, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:607-28. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatment within sex by ethnicity subgroups in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease clinical trial
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:475-83. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: psychosocial and biobehavioral aspects of chronic disease management
    N Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:555-80. 2001
  5. pmc Psychosocial factors predict CD4 and viral load change in men and women with human immunodeficiency virus in the era of highly active antiretroviral treatment
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:1013-21. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention effects on anxiety, 24-hr urinary norepinephrine output, and T-cytotoxic/suppressor cells over time among symptomatic HIV-infected gay men
    M H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:31-45. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms, intrusive thoughts, loss, and immune function after Hurricane Andrew
    G Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    Psychosom Med 59:128-41. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses elicited by electrical and chemical stimulation of the rostral medullary raphe of the rabbit
    J R Haselton
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124
    Brain Res 453:167-75. 1988
  10. pmc Perceived stress and norepinephrine predict the effectiveness of response to protease inhibitors in HIV
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:221-6. 2008

Research Grants

  1. BIOBEHAVIORAL BASES OF CHD RISK AND MANAGEMENT
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL RESEARCH TRAINING IN IMMUNOLOGY AND AIDS
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE RESEARCH IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications92

  1. pmc Prevalence of Diabetes Among Hispanics/Latinos From Diverse Backgrounds: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL
    Diabetes Care 37:2233-9. 2014
    ..We examine differences in prevalence of diabetes and rates of awareness and control among adults from diverse Hispanic/Latino backgrounds in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)...
  2. pmc Stress and health: psychological, behavioral, and biological determinants
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 0751, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:607-28. 2005
    ..e., genetics, constitutional factors), psychosocial resources, and learned patterns of coping. Psychosocial interventions have proven useful for treating stress-related disorders and may influence the course of chronic diseases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatment within sex by ethnicity subgroups in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease clinical trial
    Neil Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:475-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to conduct post hoc analyses on sex and ethnic minority subgroups to assess whether any treatment subgroup is at reduced or increased risk of greater morbidity/mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health psychology: psychosocial and biobehavioral aspects of chronic disease management
    N Schneiderman
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:555-80. 2001
    ..g. adherence training) to medical treatments. Only large-scale clinical trials, however, can determine the extent to which these psychosocial interventions may impact morbidity and mortality...
  5. pmc Psychosocial factors predict CD4 and viral load change in men and women with human immunodeficiency virus in the era of highly active antiretroviral treatment
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:1013-21. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine whether psychosocial variables would predict both CD4 and VL changes in a diverse sample assessed entirely during the era of HAART and accounting for adherence effects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention effects on anxiety, 24-hr urinary norepinephrine output, and T-cytotoxic/suppressor cells over time among symptomatic HIV-infected gay men
    M H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:31-45. 2000
    ..Moreover, greater decreases in NE output and a greater frequency of relaxation home practice during the 10-week CBSM intervention period predicted higher CD3+CD8+ cell counts at follow-up...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms, intrusive thoughts, loss, and immune function after Hurricane Andrew
    G Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    Psychosom Med 59:128-41. 1997
    ..To examine the impact of and relationship between exposure to Hurricane Andrew, a severe stressor, posttraumatic stress symptoms and immune measures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reductions in depressed mood and denial coping during cognitive behavioral stress management with HIV-Positive gay men treated with HAART
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:155-64. 2006
    ..Stress management interventions for HIV-positive persons have been designed to enhance coping skills and encourage health-promoting behaviors with the hope of decreasing distress and slowing disease progression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses elicited by electrical and chemical stimulation of the rostral medullary raphe of the rabbit
    J R Haselton
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124
    Brain Res 453:167-75. 1988
    ..This finding provides evidence that neuronal cell bodies, not axon of passage, mediated the responses elicited by electrical stimulation...
  10. pmc Perceived stress and norepinephrine predict the effectiveness of response to protease inhibitors in HIV
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:221-6. 2008
    ..In vitro evidence has suggested that increasing levels of norepinephrine (NE) can accelerate HIV replication; however, the importance in a clinical setting has not been tested...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coping self-efficacy buffers psychological and physiological disturbances in HIV-infected men following a natural disaster
    C C Benight
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, USA
    Health Psychol 16:248-55. 1997
    ..Results are discussed in relation to the coping process for HIV-infected individuals specifically and chronically ill populations in general who face severe environmental stressors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management buffers decreases in dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) and increases in the cortisol/DHEA-S ratio and reduces mood disturbance and perceived stress among HIV-seropositive men
    D G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 24:537-49. 1999
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of behavioral interventions on insulin sensitivity and atherosclerosis in the Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbit
    Julie A Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:172-8. 2005
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Psychological distress, killer lymphocytes and disease severity in HIV/AIDS
    Jeffrey M Greeson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:901-11. 2008
    ....
  15. pmc Longitudinal effects of social support and adaptive coping on the emotional well-being of survivors of localized prostate cancer
    Eric S Zhou
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Miami, Florida 33124, USA
    J Support Oncol 8:196-201. 2010
    ..Attention should be given to strengthening social support networks and educating survivors of prostate cancer on adaptive coping techniques...
  16. doi request reprint Central obesity and insulin resistance in the cardiometabolic syndrome: pathways to preclinical cardiovascular structure and function
    Johanna R Klaus
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 4:63-71. 2009
    ..The findings suggest predominant pathways through which subclinical metabolic processes may exert pathogenic impact on the heart and vasculature...
  17. ncbi request reprint A stress and coping model of medication adherence and viral load in HIV-positive men and women on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 24:385-92. 2005
    ..This model advances researchers' understanding of the contribution of psychosocial variables in predicting treatment adherence and disease progression in HIV-positive men and women...
  18. ncbi request reprint The cold pressor test: vascular and myocardial response patterns and their stability
    P G Saab
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables 33124
    Psychophysiology 30:366-73. 1993
    ..The responses elicited by the three cold pressor test conditions were reliable and showed little evidence of attenuation over the test-retest interval...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responsivity to stress in adolescents with and without persistently elevated blood pressure
    P G Saab
    University of Miami, Department of Psychology, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
    J Hypertens 19:21-7. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the cardiovascular responses to behavioural stressors of three groups of adolescents who differed in blood pressure status across assessments...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal sensitivity, partner support, patient-physician communication, and sexual functioning in men recovering from prostate carcinoma
    Scott D Siegel
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, FL 33134, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:303-9. 2007
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that certain IIP-assessed interpersonal styles may complicate the recovery of sexual functioning after surgical treatment for PC...
  22. ncbi request reprint Social experience influences hypothalamic oxytocin in the WHHL rabbit
    Jamespaul Paredes
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1062-75. 2006
    ..Data from the present study suggest that the type of social experience WHHL rabbits are exposed influences PVN OT, social behavior and the progression of atherosclerosis in the WHHL rabbit model of disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint A path model of the effects of spirituality on depressive symptoms and 24-h urinary-free cortisol in HIV-positive persons
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Psychosom Res 61:51-8. 2006
    ..The present investigation examined the associations among spirituality, positive reappraisal coping, and benefit finding as they relate to depressive symptoms and 24-h urinary-free-cortisol output...
  24. pmc Written emotional disclosure and processing of trauma are associated with protected health status and immunity in people living with HIV/AIDS
    CONALL O'CLEIRIGH
    Department of Psychology, Psychiatry and Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 13:81-4. 2008
    ..The study also examined the mediational role of emotional/cognitive processing and natural killer (NK) cells...
  25. pmc Personality and HIV disease progression: role of NEO-PI-R openness, extraversion, and profiles of engagement
    Gail H Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:245-53. 2008
    ..The examination of psychosocial predictors of disease progression in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has focused primarily on depression, coping, and stress, with little attention paid to stable individual differences...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of social environment on markers of vascular oxidative stress and inflammation in the Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbit
    Daniel A Nation
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, 5665 Ponce De Leon, Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:269-75. 2008
    ..This study examined the effect of social environment on markers of oxidative stress and inflammation to clarify the physiological pathways potentially responsible for the influence of social environment on disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of improved self-efficacy on HIV viral load and distress in culturally diverse women living with AIDS: the SMART/EST Women's Project
    G Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    AIDS Care 17:222-36. 2005
    ..Implications of the findings and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relative preservation of natural killer cell cytotoxicity and number in healthy AIDS patients with low CD4 cell counts
    G Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Florida 33124-2070, USA
    AIDS 15:2065-73. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Non-specific cellular immunity may be a factor protecting the health of HIV sero-positive individuals with very low CD4 cell counts...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sexual functioning and quality of life after prostate cancer treatment: considering sexual desire
    Jason R Dahn
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Urology 63:273-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the relationship between sexual desire and quality of life (QOL) is moderated by sexual functioning in 91 men who had received treatment for localized prostate cancer within the past 18 months...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on mood, social support, and a marker of antiviral immunity are maintained up to 1 year in HIV-infected gay men
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Int J Behav Med 12:218-26. 2005
    ..Data indicate that HIV-infected men participating in a CBSM intervention maintain better psychosocial status and immunologic control of latent EBV infection up to 1 year after its conclusion...
  31. pmc Lifestyle factors, body mass index, and lipid profile in adolescents
    Marilyn L Cugnetto
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, PO Box 248185, Coral Gables, Florida, FL 33124 0751, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:761-71. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Social support, positive states of mind, and HIV treatment adherence in men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 23:413-8. 2004
    ..PSOM partially mediated the relationship between social support and adherence. PSOM may be an important mechanism through which social support is related to better medication adherence in this population...
  33. pmc Dispositional optimism and the mechanisms by which it predicts slower disease progression in HIV: proactive behavior, avoidant coping, and depression
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070
    Int J Behav Med 12:86-97. 2005
    ..Thus, optimists may reap health benefits partly through behavioral (proactive behavior), cognitive (avoidant coping), and affective (depression) pathways. Implications, limitations, and interpretations are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral interventions for chronic medical conditions
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Florida, Coral Gables 33124 2814, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:152-7. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Depressive symptoms linked to 1-h plasma glucose concentrations during the oral glucose tolerance test in men and women with the metabolic syndrome
    O Birnbaum-Weitzman
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Diabet Med 31:630-6. 2014
    ..The present study examined the relationship between severity of depressive symptoms and hyperglycaemia, focusing on the 1-h glucose concentration vs. fasting and 2-h glucose measures from the oral glucose tolerance test...
  36. ncbi request reprint Auditory cortex lesions prevent the extinction of Pavlovian differential heart rate conditioning to tonal stimuli in rabbits
    A H Teich
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124
    Brain Res 480:210-8. 1989
    ..These results suggest that the animals in the auditory cortex lesioned group did not inhibit responses to a previously reinforced stimulus (i.e., CS+) as well as animals with control lesions in the visual cortex...
  37. pmc The impact of cognitive behavioral group training on event-free survival in patients with myocardial infarction: the ENRICHD experience
    Patrice G Saab
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    J Psychosom Res 67:45-56. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral stress management on human immunodeficiency virus viral load in gay men treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:143-51. 2006
    ..We tested whether a cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention in combination with antiretroviral medication adherence training (MAT) from a clinical pharmacist influences HIV viral load more than MAT alone...
  39. ncbi request reprint Illness perceptions and emotional well-being in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Lara Traeger
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    J Psychosom Res 67:389-97. 2009
    ..More severe PC perceptions were hypothesized to predict poorer emotional well being, particularly among men experiencing greater post-treatment sexual dysfunction or general life stress...
  40. ncbi request reprint Anger suppression mediates the relationship between optimism and natural killer cell cytotoxicity in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:423-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluated relations among optimism, depression, anger suppression and natural killer cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) in 61 men treated for localized prostate cancer (PC)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is the factor structure of the metabolic syndrome comparable between men and women and across three ethnic groups: the Miami Community Health Study
    Biing Jiun Shen
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:131-7. 2006
    ..This study uses confirmatory factor analysis to evaluate the factor structure of the MS and examines its similarity between men and women and across three ethnic groups (Caucasian, African, and Cuban Americans)...
  42. pmc Men's serostatus disclosure to parents: associations among social support, ethnicity, and disease status in men living with HIV
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:693-9. 2009
    ..Perceptions that one is in a supportive family environment may moderate these effects; however, ethnic differences may exist in the support processes of families coping with HIV...
  43. doi request reprint Disclosing HIV serostatus to family members: Effects on psychological and physiological health in minority women living with HIV
    Erin M Fekete
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Int J Behav Med 16:367-76. 2009
    ..Directly disclosing a positive HIV serostatus to family members can have psychological and physiological health benefits. Perceptions that one is in a supportive family environment may enhance these benefits...
  44. ncbi request reprint Suppression of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 viral load with selenium supplementation: a randomized controlled trial
    Barry E Hurwitz
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, c o VA Medical Center, FL 33125, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:148-54. 2007
    ..Despite findings that selenium supplementation may improve immune functioning, definitive evidence of its impact on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease severity is lacking...
  45. ncbi request reprint "It's my body'': does patient involvement in decision making reduce decisional conflict?
    Heidemarie Kremer
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:522-32. 2007
    ..The congruence between desired and perceived decisional involvement was also related to decisional conflict...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural stress management with HIV-positive homosexual men: mechanisms of sustained reductions in depressive symptoms
    Adam W Carrico
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 249229, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Chronic Illn 1:207-15. 2005
    ..Participants were recruited largely during the era prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART; 1992-1997)...
  47. ncbi request reprint A measurement model of medication adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy and its relation to viral load in HIV-positive adults
    Maria M Llabre
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:701-11. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management intervention improves quality of life in Spanish monolingual hispanic men treated for localized prostate cancer: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:164-72. 2007
    ..The efficacy of a group-based psychosocial intervention with ethnic minority health populations may depend on consideration for cultural factors that can interact with group processes...
  49. pmc To take or not to take: decision-making about antiretroviral treatment in people living with HIV/AIDS
    Heidemarie Kremer
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:335-49. 2006
    ..HIV-positive individuals declining treatment place more weight on alternative medicine, avoiding adverse effects and perceiving a better quality of life through not taking ART...
  50. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of group-based cognitive-behavioral stress management in localized prostate cancer: development of stress management skills improves quality of life and benefit finding
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:261-70. 2006
    ..However, few studies have investigated the role of group-based psychosocial interventions in improving benefit finding (BF), and virtually none have investigated these constructs in men...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and determinants of quality of life after prostate cancer treatment
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 67:1022-7. 2006
    ....
  52. 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
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral interventions improve quality of life in women with AIDS
    Suzanne C Lechner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:253-61. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine treatment effects on total QOL and 11 QOL domains from baseline to post-intervention follow-up...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management improves stress-management skills and quality of life in men recovering from treatment of prostate carcinoma
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Cancer 100:192-200. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance mediates the association between psychological distress and immune status among HIV-positive men and women on combination antiretroviral therapy
    Dean G Cruess
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia 19104 6196, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:185-9. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationship between psychological distress, subjective sleep disturbance and immune status among HIV-positive men and women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Coping and psychological distress among symptomatic HIV+ men who have sex with men
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:203-13. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress management skill mediates the relationship between optimism and positive mood following radical prostatectomy
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Health Psychol 22:220-2. 2003
    ..Results suggest that the relationship between optimism and positive mood may be mediated by belief in being able to use stress management techniques effectively...
  58. ncbi request reprint Stress management and immune system reconstitution in symptomatic HIV-infected gay men over time: effects on transitional naive T cells (CD4(+)CD45RA(+)CD29(+))
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:143-5. 2002
    ..Changes in immunologic status were evaluated in 25 HIV-infected men randomly assigned to a 10-week stress management intervention or a wait-list control condition...
  59. ncbi request reprint Personality, quality of life and HAART adherence among men and women living with HIV/AIDS
    Frank J Penedo
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:271-8. 2003
    ..Future studies assessing the efficacy of psychosocial interventions in improving quality of life and HAART adherence should consider the role of personality traits in promoting better quality of life...
  60. ncbi request reprint Social environment influences the progression of atherosclerosis in the watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbit
    Philip M McCabe
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Circulation 105:354-9. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Emotional expression and depth processing of trauma and their relation to long-term survival in patients with HIV/AIDS
    CONALL O'CLEIRIGH
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:225-35. 2003
    ..A further purpose was to examine the immune, health behavior and psychosocial correlates of emotional disclosure and depth processing...
  62. ncbi request reprint Applying latent growth curve modeling to the investigation of individual differences in cardiovascular recovery from stress
    Maria M Llabre
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:29-41. 2004
    ..LGC models are superior to traditional approaches such as repeated measures analysis of variance and simple change scores...
  63. ncbi request reprint The HPA axis in HIV-1 infection
    Mahendra Kumar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:S89-93. 2002
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Physical activity interventions in the elderly: cancer and comorbidity
    Frank J Penedo
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Cancer Invest 22:51-67. 2004
    ..The implications and limitations of these findings are discussed. Further studies that use larger sample sizes and examine possible moderating variables, such as age, on the efficacy of such interventions are needed...
  65. ncbi request reprint Increases in a marker of immune system reconstitution are predated by decreases in 24-h urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during a 10-week stress management intervention in symptomatic HIV-infected men
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:3-13. 2005
    ..Here, we tested whether reductions in urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during the 10-week CBSM intervention period mediated its effects on this immune system reconstitution marker at follow-up...
  66. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress mediates the effects of coping on the quality of life of HIV-positive women on highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn E Weaver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:175-83. 2004
    ..These relationships were both mediated by perceived stress. Results suggest that utilization of certain coping strategies may lessen or heighten perceptions of life stressfulness, thereby influencing QoL in this understudied population...
  67. pmc Decreased depression up to one year following CBSM+ intervention in depressed women with AIDS: the smart/EST women's project
    Arthur Laperriere
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine, Dominion Tower Suite 404 D 21, 1400N W 10th Ave, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:223-31. 2005
    ..The CBSM+ Group intervention significantly decreased depression scores on the BDI for women following the intervention and maintained the decreased level at one-year follow-up...
  68. ncbi request reprint HIV, metabolic syndrome X, inflammation, oxidative stress, and coronary heart disease risk : role of protease inhibitor exposure
    Barry E Hurwitz
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33125, USA
    Cardiovasc Toxicol 4:303-16. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Piecewise latent growth curve modeling of systolic blood pressure reactivity and recovery from the cold pressor test
    M M Llabre
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center and Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Psychophysiology 38:951-60. 2001
    ..The article illustrates a step-by-step approach to modeling reactivity and recovery. Results indicated that both reactivity and recovery were associated with subsequent systolic blood pressure at work...
  70. ncbi request reprint Influencing medication adherence among women with AIDS
    D L Jones
    Department of Psychology, Barry University, 11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, Florida 33161 6695, USA
    AIDS Care 15:463-74. 2003
    ..97, p < 0.05). Results suggest that future interventions should utilize group formats and address adherence using coping and medication-knowledge focused strategies...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender and age on the cardiac baroreceptor reflex in hypertension
    A Peckerman
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Clin Exp Hypertens 23:645-56. 2001
    ..Prolongation in baroreflex response latency in older hypertensive subjects also suggested that aging and hypertension may have a synergistic effect on cardiac parasympathetic function...
  72. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a medication adherence training instrument for persons living with HIV: the MATI
    Shvawn McPherson-Baker
    University of Miami, c o Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Florida 33125, USA
    Behav Modif 29:286-317. 2005
    ..The key components to the MATI throughout all sessions are to provide information, enhance motivation, and assess current levels of adherence and HIV-related knowledge...
  73. pmc Update in internal medicine
    F Lopez-Jimenez
    Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Arch Med Res 31:329-52. 2000
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and cardiovascular function in HIV spectrum disease: early indications of cardiac pathophysiology
    K A Brownley
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Clin Auton Res 11:319-26. 2001
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of glucocorticoid hormones in WHHL and NZW rabbits: circadian cycle and response to repeated social encounter
    A Szeto
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:861-6. 2004
    ..These data suggest that glucocorticoid responses (i.e., circadian rhythms, responses to social stress) in the WHHL are similar to glucocorticoid responses in standard laboratory white rabbits...
  76. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sexual functioning after radiotherapy for prostate cancer: beneficial effects for patients undergoing external beam radiotherapy
    Jason R Dahn
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 65:953-8. 2005
    ..Physical activity preserves the sexual functioning capacity of older men. However, little information exists regarding the association of physical activity with sexual functioning after treatment for localized prostate cancer...
  77. ncbi request reprint Modeling preclinical cardiovascular risk for use in epidemiologic studies: Miami community health study
    R Z Goldstein
    Behavioral Medicine Research Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:765-76. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that preclinical cardiovascular disease risk may involve pathophysiologic processes in which cardiac inotropic and vasodilatory functions are linked to specific aspects of insulin metabolic syndrome...
  78. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic response patterns: responder type differences in reactivity and recovery
    Keith A Kline
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:739-46. 2002
    ..In light of associations of heightened TPR with markers of disease risk, this suggests potentially negative health implications for vascular responders...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in patients with diabetes mellitus
    J S Skyler
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Hypertens 8:100s-105s. 1995
    ..The drugs that increase insulin sensitivity also tend to improve dyslipidemia or remain lipid neutral. In contrast, those drugs that tend to impair insulin sensitivity also tend to worsen dyslipidemia...
  80. ncbi request reprint Resolved: psychosocial interventions can improve clinical outcomes in organic disease (pro)
    Redford B Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:552-7. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial considerations in the European guidelines for prevention of cardiovascular diseases in clinical practice: Third Joint Task Force
    Kristina Orth-Gomer
    Karolinska Institutet, Stolkholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Med 12:132-41. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and development of preclinical and clinical disease states
    Frank A Treiber
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:46-62. 2003
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and sociodemographic correlates of benefit-finding in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    David P Kinsinger
    Department of Psychology, The University of Miami, FL 33124 USA
    Psychooncology 15:954-61. 2006
    ..Prior work in other cancers has identified positive consequences (e.g. personal growth) following diagnosis and treatment, a phenomenon that has been referred to as benefit-finding (BF) and positively related to quality of life...
  84. pmc John Henry Active Coping, education, and blood pressure among urban blacks
    Anita F Fernander
    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, 103 COMOB, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:246-55. 2004
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of sociocultural factors that may influence the coping styles of black men and women in different communities and environments...
  85. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability and validity of the John Henry Active Coping Scale in an urban sample of African Americans and white Americans
    Anita F Fernander
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ethn Health 8:147-61. 2003
    ..The primary focus of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the John Henry Active Coping scale (JHAC12) among an urban middle-aged sample of African Americans and white Americans...
  86. ncbi request reprint Effects of treating depression and low perceived social support on clinical events after myocardial infarction: the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Patients (ENRICHD) Randomized Trial
    Lisa F Berkman
    Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 289:3106-16. 2003
    ..Depression and low perceived social support (LPSS) after myocardial infarction (MI) are associated with higher morbidity and mortality, but little is known about whether this excess risk can be reduced through treatment...
  87. ncbi request reprint Physical symptoms, beliefs about medications, negative mood, and long-term HIV medication adherence
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:46-55. 2007
    ..Near-perfect levels of HIV medication adherence are necessary for treatment to be successful. However, many patients continue to report nonadherence to HIV treatment...
  88. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary: Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (Constituted by r
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur Heart J 28:2375-414. 2007
  89. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary. Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and other societies on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (constituted by r
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Doublin, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:E1-40. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: full text. Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and other societies on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (constituted by represent
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:S1-113. 2007
  91. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on injury and illness among competitive athletes: a randomized clinical trial
    Frank M Perna
    Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:66-73. 2003
    ..The data suggest that a time-limited CBSM intervention designed specifically for an athlete population may be an effective prophylactic treatment to reduce the incidence of injury and illness among competitive collegiate athletes...
  92. ncbi request reprint Social support and prognosis in patients at increased psychosocial risk recovering from myocardial infarction
    Heather S Lett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Psychol 26:418-27. 2007
    ..To compare the impact of network support and different types of perceived functional support on all-cause mortality or nonfatal reinfarction for patients with a recent acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...

Research Grants6

  1. BIOBEHAVIORAL BASES OF CHD RISK AND MANAGEMENT
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The projects will interact with and rely heavily on, the Biochemical Analyses Core, the Cardiovascular Measurement Core and the Data Management and Statistical Analyses Core. ..
  2. BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL RESEARCH TRAINING IN IMMUNOLOGY AND AIDS
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Both pre- and postdoctoral trainees undergo rotations through immunology, endocrinology, psychiatric and psychosocial assessment, health, statistics, and psychophysiologic instrumentation core laboratories. ..
  3. BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE RESEARCH IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additional hands-on training takes place through the General Clinical Research Center. ..