James Alan Blumenthal, PhD

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
J. P. Gibbons Distinguished 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

Blumenthal, James A., Andrew Sherwood, Patrick J. Smith, and Alan Hinderliter. “The Role of Salt Reduction in the Management of Hypertension.” J Am Coll Cardiol 71, no. 14 (April 10, 2018): 1597–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.01.071.

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29622170
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Chu, Michael C., Patrick J. Smith, Gregory L. Stonerock, and James A. Blumenthal. “DEPRESSION AND MEDICATION NONADHERENCE FOLLOWING LUNG TRANSPLANTATION.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52:S560–S560. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Smith, Patrick J., James A. Blumenthal, Alan Hinderliter, and Andrew Sherwood. “MICROVASCULAR FUNCTION AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSION.” In Psychosomatic Medicine, 80:A123–24. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Smith, Patrick J., Gregory L. Stonerock, Krista K. Ingle, Caroline K. Saulino, Benson Hoffman, Brian Wasserman, James A. Blumenthal, et al. “Neurological Sequelae and Clinical Outcomes After Lung Transplantation.” Transplant Direct 4, no. 4 (April 2018): e353. https://doi.org/10.1097/TXD.0000000000000766.

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29707624
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Smith, P. J., J. A. Blumenthal, B. M. Hoffman, R. D. Davis, and S. M. Palmer. “Postoperative cognitive dysfunction and mortality following lung transplantation.” Am J Transplant 18, no. 3 (March 2018): 696–703. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.14570.

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29087035
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Sherwood, Andrew, LaBarron K. Hill, James A. Blumenthal, and Alan L. Hinderliter. “Circadian hemodynamics in men and women with high blood pressure: dipper vs. nondipper and racial differences.” J Hypertens 36, no. 2 (February 2018): 250–58. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000001533.

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28902662
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Farquhar, Julia M., Patrick J. Smith, Laurie Snyder, Alice L. Gray, John M. Reynolds, and James A. Blumenthal. “Patterns and predictors of pain following lung transplantation.” Gen Hosp Psychiatry 50 (January 2018): 125–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2017.11.007.

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29190571
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Nieuwsma, Jason A., John W. Williams, Natasha Namdari, Jeffrey B. Washam, Giselle Raitz, James A. Blumenthal, Wei Jiang, et al. “Diagnostic Accuracy of Screening Tests and Treatment for Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome Depression: A Systematic Review.” Ann Intern Med 167, no. 10 (November 21, 2017): 725–35. https://doi.org/10.7326/M17-1811.

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29132152
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Smith, Patrick J., Andrew Sherwood, Stephanie Mabe, Lana Watkins, Alan Hinderliter, and James A. Blumenthal. “Physical activity and psychosocial function following cardiac rehabilitation: One-year follow-up of the ENHANCED study.” Gen Hosp Psychiatry 49 (November 2017): 32–36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2017.05.001.

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29122147
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