Affiliation: University of California
- Anger is associated with increased IL-6 stress reactivity in women, but only among those low in social supportEli Puterman
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Int J Behav Med 21:936-45. 2014..Affective states (anger, fear, and anxiety) predict interleukin-6 (IL-6) reactivity to acute stress; in turn, this reactivity predicts risk of cardiovascular disease progression...
- Indirect effect of financial strain on daily cortisol output through daily negative to positive affect index in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults StudyEli Puterman
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, United States Electronic address
Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2883-9. 2013..A combined affect index may be a more sensitive and powerful measure than either negative or positive affect alone, tapping the burden of chronic financial strain, and its effects on biology. ..
- Multisystem resiliency moderates the major depression-telomere length association: findings from the Heart and Soul StudyEli Puterman
University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, United States Electronic address
Brain Behav Immun 33:65-73. 2013..Further research should explore the cognitive, neural, and other physiological pathways through which multisystem resiliency may confer biological benefit...
- Financial strain and impaired fasting glucose: the moderating role of physical activity in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults studyEli Puterman
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
Psychosom Med 74:187-92. 2012..This study examines whether physical activity modifies the concurrent and prospective relation between financial strain and impaired fasting glucose...
- The power of exercise: buffering the effect of chronic stress on telomere lengthEli Puterman
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e10837. 2010..We predicted that chronic stress would be related to short telomere length (TL) in sedentary individuals, whereas in those who exercise, stress would not have measurable effects on telomere shortening...
- Physical activity moderates effects of stressor-induced rumination on cortisol reactivityEli Puterman
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Psychosom Med 73:604-11. 2011....
- Stress appraisals and cellular aging: a key role for anticipatory threat in the relationship between psychological stress and telomere lengthAoife O'Donovan
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Brain Behav Immun 26:573-9. 2012..Exaggerated anticipatory threat appraisals may be a common and modifiable psychological mechanism of psychological stress effects on cellular aging...
- Physical fitness and telomere length in patients with coronary heart disease: findings from the Heart and Soul StudyJeffrey Krauss
School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e26983. 2011..Short telomere length (TL) is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). However, the relationship between physical fitness and TL has not been explored in these patients...
- Shorter leukocyte telomere length in midlife women with poor sleep qualityAric A Prather
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, Center for Health and Community, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Aging Res 2011:721390. 2011..Conclusions. This study provides the first evidence that poor sleep quality explains significant variation in LTL, a marker of cellular aging...
- Chronic stress increases vulnerability to diet-related abdominal fat, oxidative stress, and metabolic riskKirstin Aschbacher
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States The Institute for Integrative Health, Baltimore, MD, United States Electronic address
Psychoneuroendocrinology 46:14-22. 2014..In preclinical studies, the combination of chronic stress and a high sugar/fat diet is a more potent driver of visceral adiposity than diet alone, a process mediated by peripheral neuropeptide Y (NPY)...
- Chronic psychological stress and racial disparities in body mass index change between Black and White girls aged 10-19A Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
Ann Behav Med 45:3-12. 2013..One of the largest health disparities in the USA is in obesity rates between Black and White females...
- Leptin concentrations in response to acute stress predict subsequent intake of comfort foodsA Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Physiol Behav 107:34-9. 2012..Increasing leptin during the stressor predicted lower intake of comfort food. These initial findings suggest that acute changes in leptin may be one of the factors modulating down the consumption of comfort food following stress...
- Cumulative inflammatory load is associated with short leukocyte telomere length in the Health, Aging and Body Composition StudyAoife O'Donovan
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e19687. 2011..However, in spite of the proposed causal links between inflammatory activity and LTL, there is little clinical evidence in support of their covariation and interaction...