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, 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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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 versus Non-Dipper and Race Differences." American Journal of Hypertension (September 11, 2018).

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30204833
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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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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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Smith, PJ, Sherwood, A, and Blumenthal, JA. "Effects of aerobic exercise on white matter hyperintensities: An exploratory analysis." General Hospital Psychiatry 53 (July 2018): 84-85. (Letter)

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29402468
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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." 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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Chu, MC, Smith, PJ, Stonerock, GL, and Blumenthal, JA. "DEPRESSION AND MEDICATION NONADHERENCE FOLLOWING LUNG TRANSPLANTATION.": OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, April 1, 2018.

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