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

Klinger, Rebecca Y., Mary Cooter, Tiffany Bisanar, Niccolò Terrando, Miles Berger, Mihai V. Podgoreanu, Mark Stafford-Smith, Mark F. Newman, Joseph P. Mathew, and Joseph P. Neurologic Outcomes Research Group of the Duke Heart Center. “Intravenous Lidocaine Does Not Improve Neurologic Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial..” Anesthesiology 130, no. 6 (June 2019): 958–70. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000002668.

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30870159
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Blumenthal, James A., Yidan Zhu, Gary G. Koch, Patrick J. Smith, Lana L. Watkins, Alan L. Hinderliter, Benson M. Hoffman, et al. “The modifying effects of social support on psychological outcomes in patients with heart failure..” Health Psychol 38, no. 6 (June 2019): 502–8. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000716.

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30998063
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Smith, Patrick J., James A. Blumenthal, Alan L. Hinderliter, Stephanie M. Mabe, Jeanne E. Schwartz, Forgive Avorgbedor, and Andrew Sherwood. “Neurocognition in treatment-resistant hypertension: profile and associations with cardiovascular biomarkers..” J Hypertens 37, no. 5 (May 2019): 1040–47. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000002002.

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30921110
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Zhu, Yidan, Xin Yu, Yangfeng Wu, Chuan Shi, Aihua Zhang, Ronghuan Jiang, Shenshen Li, Guifang Guo, Runlin Gao, and James A. Blumenthal. “Association of Depression and Unhealthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Chinese Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes..” J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev, January 25, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1097/HCR.0000000000000384.

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30688795
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Blumenthal, James A., Patrick J. Smith, Stephanie Mabe, Alan Hinderliter, Pao-Hwa Lin, Lawrence Liao, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, et al. “Lifestyle and neurocognition in older adults with cognitive impairments: A randomized trial..” Neurology 92, no. 3 (January 15, 2019): e212–23. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006784.

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30568005
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Sherwood, Andrew, LaBarron K. Hill, James A. Blumenthal, and Alan L. Hinderliter. “The Effects of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring on Sleep Quality in Men and Women With Hypertension: Dipper vs. Nondipper and Race Differences..” Am J Hypertens 32, no. 1 (January 1, 2019): 54–60. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpy138.

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30204833
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Farquhar, Julia M., Gregory L. Stonerock, and James A. Blumenthal. “When Something is Better Than Nothing: Response to Tully and Cosh..” Psychosomatics 60, no. 1 (January 2019): 98–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psym.2018.05.001.

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29891256
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Das, Avash, Bhaskar Roy, Guido Schwarzer, Michael G. Silverman, Olivia Ziegler, Dhrubajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Lisa Liang Philpotts, Shirshendu Sinha, James A. Blumenthal, and Saumya Das. “Comparison of treatment options for depression in heart failure: A network meta-analysis..” J Psychiatr Res 108 (January 2019): 7–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.10.007.

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30419488
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Avorgbedor, Forgive, Susan Silva, Elizabeth Merwin, James A. Blumenthal, and Diane Holditch-Davis. “Health, Physical Growth, and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants of Women With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy..” J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 48, no. 1 (January 2019): 69–77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2018.10.003.

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30502314
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Smith, Patrick J., James A. Blumenthal, Alan L. Hinderliter, Lana L. Watkins, Benson M. Hoffman, and Andrew Sherwood. “Microvascular Endothelial Function and Neurocognition Among Adults With Major Depressive Disorder..” Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 26, no. 10 (October 2018): 1061–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2018.06.011.

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30093218
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