Social support interventions: do they work?
Physiological stress reactivity and recovery: conceptual siblings separated at birth?
Anxiety and depression after cancer diagnosis: prevalence rates by cancer type, gender, and age.
Type D personality is related to cardiovascular and neuroendocrine reactivity to acute stress.
Toward a Causal Model of Cardiovascular Responses to Stress and the Development of Cardiovascular Disease
It is suggested that cardiovascular responses to stress can be better understood when examined in the natural environment and should generalize to the real world, assess interactions between individual predispositions and environmental exposures, and focus on sustained pathogenic exposures and responses.
Screening for Emotional Distress in Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Assessment Instruments
- A. Vodermaier, W. Linden, Christopher Siu
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the National Cancer Institute
- 4 November 2009
This systematic review examines the psychometric properties of the existing tools used to screen patients for emotional distress, with the goal of encouraging screening programs to use standardized tools that have strong psychometrics.
Well-being and morbid obesity in women: a controlled therapy evaluation.
- S. Tanco, W. Linden, T. Earle
- Psychology, MedicineInternational Journal of Eating Disorders
- 1 April 1998
Findings suggest that interventions not directly aimed at weight loss can enhance psychological well-being and thus may be appropriate for some obese women.
Psychosocial interventions for patients with coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis.
The addition of psychosocial treatments to standard cardiac rehabilitation regimens reduces mortality and morbidity, psychological distress, and some biological risk factors.
Psychological treatment of cardiac patients: a meta-analysis.
PT of cardiac patients reduces mortality and event recurrence and appears only in men even after controlling for age differences, suggesting the timing for the initiation of PT may be a critical mediating variable for mortality outcomes.