Gretha J Boersma

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Models and mechanisms of metabolic regulation: genes, stress, and the HPA and HPG axes
    G J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Horm Metab Res 44:598-606. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Forced and voluntary exercise counteract insulin resistance in rats: the role of coping style
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Horm Behav 62:93-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Coping style predicts the (in)sensitivity for developing hyperinsulinemia on a high fat diet in rats
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 100:401-7. 2010
  4. pmc Prenatal stress and stress coping style interact to predict metabolic risk in male rats
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences G J B, A A M, Z A C, K L T, and The Mood Disorders Center G J B, Z A C, K L T, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
    Endocrinology 155:1302-12. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Personality, a key factor in personalized medicine?
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pharmacol 667:23-5. 2011
  6. pmc Exposure to activity-based anorexia impairs contextual learning in weight-restored rats without affecting spatial learning, taste, anxiety, or dietary-fat preference
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Int J Eat Disord 49:169-81. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Individual variation in the (patho)physiology of energy balance
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 103:89-97. 2011
  8. pmc Failure to upregulate Agrp and Orexin in response to activity based anorexia in weight loss vulnerable rats characterized by passive stress coping and prenatal stress experience
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 67:171-81. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Anorexia nervosa as a motivated behavior: Relevance of anxiety, stress, fear and learning
    Angela S Guarda
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA Electronic address
    Physiol Behav 152:466-72. 2015
  10. pmc Similarities and differences between "proactive" and "passive" stress-coping rats in responses to sucrose, NaCl, citric acid, and quinine
    Yada Treesukosol
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ross 615, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chem Senses 39:333-42. 2014

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Models and mechanisms of metabolic regulation: genes, stress, and the HPA and HPG axes
    G J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Horm Metab Res 44:598-606. 2012
    ..Our review shows that susceptibility to obesity may be explained by complex interactions between traditional homeostatic mechanisms, such as the hypothalamic peptide, and less studied mechanisms, like steroids and neurotrophic factors...
  2. doi request reprint Forced and voluntary exercise counteract insulin resistance in rats: the role of coping style
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Horm Behav 62:93-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that exercise, both forced and voluntary, is a successful lifestyle intervention for the treatment of hyperinsulinemia, especially in individuals with a passive coping style...
  3. doi request reprint Coping style predicts the (in)sensitivity for developing hyperinsulinemia on a high fat diet in rats
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 100:401-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that a passive personality is prone to develop insulin resistance and visceral obesity on a palatable fat diet and a proactive personality might be protected against the development of diet-induced insulin resistance...
  4. pmc Prenatal stress and stress coping style interact to predict metabolic risk in male rats
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences G J B, A A M, Z A C, K L T, and The Mood Disorders Center G J B, Z A C, K L T, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
    Endocrinology 155:1302-12. 2014
    ..This observation suggests that a stressful prenatal environment in combination with a passive stress-coping strategy may prime an individual to be sensitive to diet-induced obesity and type 2 diabetes. ..
  5. doi request reprint Personality, a key factor in personalized medicine?
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pharmacol 667:23-5. 2011
    ..Future research should focus on the identification of easily measurable physiological and neuroendocrine markers indicative of the coping style or personality in humans...
  6. pmc Exposure to activity-based anorexia impairs contextual learning in weight-restored rats without affecting spatial learning, taste, anxiety, or dietary-fat preference
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Int J Eat Disord 49:169-81. 2016
    ..Relapse rates are high amongst cases of anorexia nervosa (AN) suggesting that some alterations induced by AN may remain after weight restoration...
  7. doi request reprint Individual variation in the (patho)physiology of energy balance
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 103:89-97. 2011
    ..We conclude that experiments with passive and proactive individuals are highly relevant for studying the (patho)physiology and behavior of energy balance and the related metabolic disorders...
  8. pmc Failure to upregulate Agrp and Orexin in response to activity based anorexia in weight loss vulnerable rats characterized by passive stress coping and prenatal stress experience
    Gretha J Boersma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 67:171-81. 2016
    ..These impairments may underlie decreased food intake and associated heightened body weight loss during ABA in the passively coping PNS rats. ..
  9. doi request reprint Anorexia nervosa as a motivated behavior: Relevance of anxiety, stress, fear and learning
    Angela S Guarda
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA Electronic address
    Physiol Behav 152:466-72. 2015
    ..Moreover, the adaptation of novel treatment interventions with efficacy in anxiety disorders may contribute to the development of new treatments for this impairing disorder. ..
  10. pmc Similarities and differences between "proactive" and "passive" stress-coping rats in responses to sucrose, NaCl, citric acid, and quinine
    Yada Treesukosol
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ross 615, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chem Senses 39:333-42. 2014
    ..However, the current findings lend support to the hypothesis that the 2 groups differ in reward-related signaling mechanisms. ..
  11. doi request reprint Neurobiology of hyperactivity and reward: agreeable restlessness in anorexia nervosa
    Anton J W Scheurink
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 100:490-5. 2010
    ..The paper represents an invited review by a symposium, award winner or keynote speaker at the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior [SSIB] Annual Meeting in Portland, July 2009...