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

Zhu, Y, Yu, X, Wu, Y, Shi, C, Zhang, A, Jiang, R, Li, S, Guo, G, Gao, R, and Blumenthal, JA. "Association of Depression and Unhealthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Chinese Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes." Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (January 25, 2019).

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30688795
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Farquhar, JM, Stonerock, GL, and Blumenthal, JA. "When Something is Better Than Nothing: Response to Tully and Cosh." Psychosomatics 60, no. 1 (January 2019): 98-99. (Letter)

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29891256
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Sherwood, A, Hill, LK, Blumenthal, JA, and Hinderliter, AL. "The Effects of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring on Sleep Quality in Men and Women With Hypertension: Dipper vs. Nondipper and Race Differences." American Journal of Hypertension 32, no. 1 (January 2019): 54-60.

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30204833
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Das, A, Roy, B, Schwarzer, G, Silverman, MG, Ziegler, O, Bandyopadhyay, D, Philpotts, LL, Sinha, S, Blumenthal, JA, and Das, S. "Comparison of treatment options for depression in heart failure: A network meta-analysis." Journal of Psychiatric Research 108 (January 2019): 7-23.

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30419488
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Blumenthal, JA, Smith, PJ, Mabe, S, Hinderliter, A, Lin, P-H, Liao, L, Welsh-Bohmer, KA, Browndyke, JN, Kraus, WE, Doraiswamy, PM, Burke, JR, and Sherwood, A. "Lifestyle and neurocognition in older adults with cognitive impairments: A randomized trial." Neurology 92, no. 3 (January 2019): e212-e223.

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30568005
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Avorgbedor, F, Silva, S, Merwin, E, Blumenthal, JA, and Holditch-Davis, D. "Health, Physical Growth, and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants of Women With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy." Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing : Jognn 48, no. 1 (January 2019): 69-77.

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30502314
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Zhu, Y, Yu, X, Wu, Y, Shi, C, Zhang, A, Jiang, R, Li, S, Guo, G, Gao, R, and Blumenthal, JA. "Association of Depression and Unhealthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Chinese Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes." 29th Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GW-ICC), China-Heart-Society, and Beijing-Society-of-Cardiology. Beijing, PEOPLES R CHINA. October 11, 2018 - October 14, 2018.: ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, October 16, 2018.

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Blumenthal, JA. "THE VALUE OF STRESS MANAGEMENT TRAINING IN EXERCISE-BASED CARDIAC REHABILITATION.": SPRINGER, October 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Smith, PJ, Blumenthal, JA, Hinderliter, AL, Watkins, LL, Hoffman, BM, and Sherwood, A. "Microvascular Endothelial Function and Neurocognition Among Adults With Major Depressive Disorder." The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry : Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 26, no. 10 (October 2018): 1061-1069.

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30093218
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Hayano, J, Yoshida, Y, Carbey, RM, Blumenthal, JA, and Yuda, E. "Blunted Cardiac Response to Sleep Apnea a Marker of Depression after Acute Myocardial Infarction." August 27, 2018.

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