James Alan Blumenthal, PhD

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
J. P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry I
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Senior Fellow in the Center for Study of Aging
Campus mail 4567 Hosp South, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-3828
Email address blume003@mc.duke.edu

Psychosocial factors and coronary heart disease, including such factors as social support, Type A behavior and hostility, and depression, exercise training and depression in the elderly; behavioral approaches to the treatment of hypertension (e.g., weight loss and exercise); cardiac rehabilitation; neuropsychological outcomes following cardiac surgery; psychosocial aspects of heart and lung transplantation; exercise training and osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia; compliance.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 1975

Publications

Smith, PJ, Snyder, LD, Palmer, SM, Hoffman, BM, Stonerock, GL, Ingle, KK, Saulino, CK, and Blumenthal, JA. "Depression, social support, and clinical outcomes following lung transplantation: a single-center cohort study. (Accepted)" Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 31, no. 5 (May 2018): 495-502.

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29130541
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Blumenthal, JA, Sherwood, A, Smith, PJ, and Hinderliter, A. "The Role of Salt Reduction in the Management of Hypertension." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, no. 14 (April 10, 2018): 1597-1598. (Letter)

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Smith, PJ, Blumenthal, JA, Hoffman, BM, Davis, RD, and Palmer, SM. "Postoperative cognitive dysfunction and mortality following lung transplantation." American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 18, no. 3 (March 2018): 696-703.

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29087035
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Sherwood, A, Hill, LK, Blumenthal, JA, and Hinderliter, AL. "Circadian hemodynamics in men and women with high blood pressure: dipper vs. nondipper and racial differences." Journal of hypertension 36, no. 2 (February 2018): 250-258.

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28902662
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Hill, LK, Sherwood, A, McNeilly, M, Anderson, NB, Blumenthal, JA, and Hinderliter, AL. "Impact of Racial Discrimination and Hostility on Adrenergic Receptor Responsiveness in African American Adults." Psychosomatic medicine 80, no. 2 (February 2018): 208-215.

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29206724
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Smith, PJ, Sherwood, A, and Blumenthal, JA. "Effects of aerobic exercise on white matter hyperintensities: An exploratory analysis." General hospital psychiatry (January 31, 2018). (Letter)

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29402468
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Farquhar, JM, Smith, PJ, Snyder, L, Gray, AL, Reynolds, JM, and Blumenthal, JA. "Patterns and predictors of pain following lung transplantation." General hospital psychiatry 50 (January 2018): 125-130.

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29190571
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Nieuwsma, JA, Williams, JW, Namdari, N, Washam, JB, Raitz, G, Blumenthal, JA, Jiang, W, Yapa, R, McBroom, AJ, Lallinger, K, Schmidt, R, Kosinski, AS, and Sanders, GD. "Diagnostic Accuracy of Screening Tests and Treatment for Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome Depression: A Systematic Review." Annals of internal medicine 167, no. 10 (November 14, 2017): 725-735. (Review)

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29132152
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Smith, PJ, Sherwood, A, Mabe, S, Watkins, L, Hinderliter, A, and Blumenthal, JA. "Physical activity and psychosocial function following cardiac rehabilitation: One-year follow-up of the ENHANCED study." General hospital psychiatry 49 (November 2017): 32-36.

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29122147
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Tyson, CC, Smith, PJ, Sherwood, A, Mabe, S, Hinderliter, AL, and Blumenthal, JA. "Association between normal or mildly reduced kidney function, cardiovascular risk and biomarkers for atherosclerosis: results from the ENCORE trial." Clinical kidney journal 10, no. 5 (October 2017): 666-671.

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28979778
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