Biing Jiun Shen
Affiliation: University of Southern California
- Waist circumference moderates the association between marital stress and C-reactive protein in middle-aged healthy womenBiing Jiun Shen
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Ann Behav Med 40:258-64. 2010..More obese women may be particularly vulnerable to the effects of marital stress by manifesting higher inflammation...
- The prospective contribution of hostility characteristics to high fasting glucose levels: the moderating role of marital statusBiing Jiun Shen
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Diabetes Care 31:1293-8. 2008....
- Depression and anxiety predict decline in physical health functioning in patients with heart failureBiing Jiun Shen
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 90089 1061, USA
Ann Behav Med 41:373-82. 2011..Prior studies were also limited by employing psychological measures containing somatic items confounded with HF symptoms...
- Anxiety characteristics independently and prospectively predict myocardial infarction in men the unique contribution of anxiety among psychologic factorsBiing Jiun Shen
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 51:113-9. 2008..4 years and whether this relationship was independent of other psychologic variables and risk factors...
- Suppressed hostility predicted hypertension incidence among middle-aged men: the normative aging studyJianping Zhang
Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
J Behav Med 28:443-54. 2005..Among older participants, the HoxSuppression interaction was not predictive of HTN incidence. These results provide support for the Suppressed Hostility hypothesis in middle-aged men...
- Is the factor structure of the metabolic syndrome comparable between men and women and across three ethnic groups: the Miami Community Health StudyBiing 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)...
- Utility of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic to predict medication adherence in patients diagnosed with heart failureKristen Farrell
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Flipse Building, 4th Floor, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:1-12. 2011..These findings suggest that personality measures such as the MBMD and hostility scales might be utilized in future studies investigating predictors of adherence and also used clinically to predict medication adherence among HF patients...
- Self-efficacy mediates the associations of social support and depression with treatment adherence in heart failure patientsUta Maeda
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Int J Behav Med 20:88-96. 2013..Nonadherence to treatment recommendations is a leading preventable cause of rehospitalization and premature mortality in chronic heart failure (HF) patients...
- 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 findingFrank 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...
- Avoidant coping moderates the association between anxiety and patient-rated physical functioning in heart failure patientsStacy A Eisenberg
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
J Behav Med 35:253-61. 2012..The findings suggest that anxious heart failure patients who engage in avoidant coping may be at particular risk for physical dysfunction...
- Hostility and urine norepinephrine interact to predict insulin resistance: the VA Normative Aging StudyJianping Zhang
Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Psychosom Med 68:718-26. 2006..We hypothesized that hostility may interact with circulating norepinephrine (NEPI) levels, indexed by 24-hour urine concentrations, to affect insulin resistance...
- Independent and mediated contributions of personality, coping, social support, and depressive symptoms to physical functioning outcome among patients in cardiac rehabilitationBiing Jiun Shen
University of Miami, Department of Psychology, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 2070, USA
J Behav Med 27:39-62. 2004..These findings highlighted the importance of addressing psychosocial issues and their interrelationships in cardiac rehabilitation...
- Ethnicity and determinants of quality of life after prostate cancer treatmentFrank J Penedo
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
Urology 67:1022-7. 2006....
- Persistent sexual dysfunction impairs quality of life after cardiac transplantationAnita Phan
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Sex Med 7:2765-73. 2010..The impact of sexual dysfunction (SD) on mental and physical health after heart transplantation (HTx) has not been established...
- Abdominal obesity and chronic stress interact to predict blunted cardiovascular reactivityKulwinder Singh
Department of Psychology, Seeley G Mudd Building Room 501, University of Southern California, 3620 South McClintock Ave, 90089 1061, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
Int J Psychophysiol 90:73-9. 2013..These results suggest that abdominally obese individuals may incur difficulty in mounting appropriately-sized cardiovascular responses during acute stress, particularly when under high levels of chronic stress. ..
- Ethnic differences in cardiovascular responses to laboratory stress: a comparison between asian and white americansBiing Jiun Shen
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Florida 33124 2070, USA
Int J Behav Med 11:181-6. 2004..18, p < .10). A significant ethnicity by task interaction was observed for HR reactivity F(3,351 = 2.94, p < .05) such that Caucasians showed greater responses for the subtraction task...
- Promoting recovery of sexual functioning after radical prostatectomy with group-based stress management: the role of interpersonal sensitivityIvan R Molton
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
J Psychosom Res 64:527-36. 2008..The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of interpersonal sensitivity on several treatment indicators, including response to a group-based psychosocial intervention...
- Prevalence of anxiety disorders in men and women with established coronary heart diseaseJohn F Todaro
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:86-91. 2007..Anxiety has been associated with the development and recurrence of coronary heart disease (CHD). The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of anxiety disorders in men and women with established CHD...
- Prevalence of depressive disorders in men and women enrolled in cardiac rehabilitationJohn F Todaro
Center for Behavioral Medicine, Brown Medical School, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:71-5; quiz 76-7. 2005..The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of current and lifetime depressive disorders in the CR setting...
- Effect of negative emotions on frequency of coronary heart disease (The Normative Aging Study)John F Todaro
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Am J Cardiol 92:901-6. 2003..06, 95% CI 1.01 to 1.12, p = 0.02) A linear, dose-response relation was observed (chi-square 10.8, degree of freedom 2, p = 0.005): participants who had the highest level of negative emotions experienced the greatest incidence of CHD...
- Are metabolic risk factors one unified syndrome? Modeling the structure of the metabolic syndrome XBiing Jiun Shen
Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:701-11. 2003..This study provides an empirical foundation for conceptualizing and measuring the metabolic syndrome that unites four related components (insulin resistance, obesity, lipids, and blood pressure)...