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

Li, S, Blumenthal, JA, Shi, C, Millican, D, Li, X, Du, X, Patel, A, Gao, P, Delong, E, Maulik, PK, Gao, R, Yu, X, and Wu, Y. "I-CARE randomized clinical trial integrating depression and acute coronary syndrome care in low-resource hospitals in China: Design and rationale." American Heart Journal 202 (August 2018): 109-115.

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29933147
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Farquhar, JM, Stonerock, GL, and Blumenthal, JA. "Treatment of Anxiety in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review." Psychosomatics 59, no. 4 (July 2018): 318-332. (Review)

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29735242
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Zhu, Y, Blumenthal, JA, Shi, C, Jiang, R, Patel, A, Zhang, A, Yu, X, Gao, R, and Wu, Y. "Sedentary Behavior and the Risk of Depression in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes." The American Journal of Cardiology 121, no. 12 (June 2018): 1456-1460.

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29709263
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Farquhar, JM, Stonerock, GL, and Blumenthal, JA. "When Something is Better Than Nothing: Response to Tully and Cosh." Psychosomatics (May 16, 2018). (Letter)

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29891256
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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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Chu, MC, Smith, PJ, Stonerock, GL, and Blumenthal, JA. "DEPRESSION AND MEDICATION NONADHERENCE FOLLOWING LUNG TRANSPLANTATION.": OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, April 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Smith, PJ, Blumenthal, JA, Hinderliter, A, and Sherwood, A. "MICROVASCULAR FUNCTION AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSION." 76th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American-Psychosomatic-Society - Optimizing Health and Resilience in a Changing World - Celebrating 75 Years of the American Psychosomatic Society. Louisville, KY. March 7, 2018 - March 10, 2018.: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, April 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Smith, PJ, Stonerock, GL, Ingle, KK, Saulino, CK, Hoffman, B, Wasserman, B, Blumenthal, JA, Palmer, SM, Klapper, JA, Hartwig, MG, Esposito, VR, and Snyder, LD. "Neurological Sequelae and Clinical Outcomes After Lung Transplantation." Transplantation Direct 4, no. 4 (April 2018): e353-null.

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29707624
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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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