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Impact of psychological factors on the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease and implications for therapy.
Recent studies provide clear and convincing evidence that psychosocial factors contribute significantly to the pathogenesis and expression of coronary artery disease (CAD). This evidence is composed… Expand
Aerobic Exercise and Neurocognitive Performance: A Meta-Analytic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
- P. Smith, J. Blumenthal, +5 authors A. Sherwood
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychosomatic medicine
- 11 March 2010
Objectives: To assess the effects of aerobic exercise training on neurocognitive performance. Although the effects of exercise on neurocognition have been the subject of several previous reviews and… Expand
Longitudinal assessment of neurocognitive function after coronary-artery bypass surgery.
- M. Newman, J. Kirchner, +6 authors J. Blumenthal
- The New England journal of medicine
- 1 July 2001
BACKGROUND Cognitive decline complicates early recovery after coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) and may be evident in as many as three quarters of patients at the time of discharge from the… Expand
Effects of exercise training on older patients with major depression.
- J. Blumenthal, M. Babyak, +9 authors K. Krishnan
- Archives of internal medicine
- 25 October 1999
BACKGROUND Previous observational and interventional studies have suggested that regular physical exercise may be associated with reduced symptoms of depression. However, the extent to which exercise… Expand
The epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of psychosocial risk factors in cardiac practice: the emerging field of behavioral cardiology.
- A. Rozanski, J. Blumenthal, K. Davidson, P. Saab, L. Kubzansky
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- 1 March 2005
Observational studies indicate that psychologic factors strongly influence the course of coronary artery disease (CAD). In this review, we examine new epidemiologic evidence for the association… Expand
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.
CONTEXT 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… Expand
Efficacy and safety of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Guidelines recommend that exercise training be considered for medically stable outpatients with heart failure. Previous studies have not had adequate statistical power to measure the effects… Expand
Depression and coronary heart disease: recommendations for screening, referral, and treatment: a science advisory from the American Heart Association Prevention Committee of the Council on…
Depression is commonly present in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and is independently associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Screening tests for depressive… Expand
Depression as a Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease: Evidence, Mechanisms, and Treatment
Objective: The present paper reviews the evidence that depression is a risk factor for the development and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods: MEDLINE searches and reviews of… Expand
A short social support measure for patients recovering from myocardial infarction: the ENRICHD Social Support Inventory.