Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine

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| Editors: Marc Gellman

Matthews, Karen

  • Rebecca C. ThurstonEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6439-6_816-2

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References and Further Reading

  1. Chen, E., Matthews, K. A., & Boyce, W. T. (2002). Socioeconomic differences in children’s health: How and why do these relationships change with age? Psychological Bulletin, 128, 295–329.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Gallo, L. C., & Matthews, K. A. (2003). Understanding the association between socioeconomic status and physical health: Do negative emotions play a role? Psychological Bulletin, 129, 10–51.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Low, C. A., Thurston, R. C., & Matthews, K. A. (2010). Psychosocial factors in the development of heart disease in women: Current research and future directions. Psychosomatic Medicine, 72, 842–854.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Matthews, K. A. (1982). Psychological perspectives on the type A behavior pattern. Psychological Bulletin, 91, 293–323.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Matthews, K. A. (1989). Are sociodemographic variables markers for psychological determinants of health? Health Psychology, 8, 641–648.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Matthews, K. A. (2005). Psychological perspectives on the development of coronary heart disease. The American Psychologist, 60, 783–796.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Matthews, K. A., & Gump, B. B. (2002). Chronic work stress and marital dissolution increase risk of posttrial mortality in men from the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial. Archives of Internal Medicine, 162, 309–315.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Matthews, K. A., & Woodall, K. L. (1988). Childhood origins of overt Type A behaviors and cardiovascular reactivity to behavioral stressors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 10, 47–59.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Matthews, K. A., Glass, D. C., Rosenman, R. H., & Bortner, R. W. (1977). Competitive drive, pattern A, and coronary heart disease: A further analysis of some data from the Western Collaborative Group Study. Journal of Chronic Diseases, 30, 489–498.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Matthews, K. A., Meilahn, E., Kuller, L. H., Kelsey, S. F., Caggiula, A. W., & Wing, R. R. (1989). Menopause and risk factors for coronary heart disease. The New England Journal of Medicine, 321, 641–646.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Matthews, K. A., Wing, R. R., Kuller, L. H., Meilahn, E. N., Kelsey, S. F., Costello, E. J., et al. (1990). Influences of natural menopause on psychological characteristics and symptoms of middle-aged healthy women. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 345–351.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Matthews, K. A., Kuller, L. H., Wing, R. R., Meilahn, E. N., & Plantinga, P. (1996a). Prior to use of estrogen replacement therapy, are users healthier than nonusers? American Journal of Epidemiology, 143, 971–978.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Matthews, K. A., Woodall, K. L., Kenyon, K., & Jacob, T. (1996b). Negative family environment as a predictor of boys’ future status on measures of hostile attitudes, interview behavior, and anger expression. Health Psychology, 15, 30–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Matthews, K. A., Kuller, L. H., Sutton-Tyrrell, K., & Chang, Y. F. (2001). Changes in cardiovascular risk factors during the perimenopause and postmenopause and carotid artery atherosclerosis in healthy women. Stroke, 32, 1104–1111.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Matthews, K. A., Gump, B. B., Harris, K. F., Haney, T. L., & Barefoot, J. C. (2004a). Hostile behaviors predict cardiovascular mortality among men enrolled in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial. Circulation, 109, 66–70.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Matthews, K. A., Katholi, C. R., McCreath, H., Whooley, M. A., Williams, D. R., Zhu, S., et al. (2004b). Blood pressure reactivity to psychological stress predicts hypertension in the CARDIA study. Circulation, 110, 74–78.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Matthews, K. A., Owens, J. F., Salomon, K., Harris, K. F., & Berga, S. L. (2005). Influence of hormone therapy on the cardiovascular responses to stress of postmenopausal women. Biological Psychology, 69, 39–56.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Matthews, K. A., Kuller, L. H., Chang, Y., & Edmundowicz, D. (2007). Premenopausal risk factors for coronary and aortic calcification: A 20-year follow-up in the healthy women study. Preventive Medicine, 45, 302–308.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Matthews, K. A., Kamarck, T. W., Hall, H., Strollo, P. J., Owens, J. F., Buysse, D. J., et al. (2008). Blood pressure dipping and sleep disturbance in African-American and Caucasian men and women. American Journal of Hypertension, 21, 826–831.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Midei, A. J., & Matthews, K. A. (2011). Interpersonal violence in childhood as a risk factor for obesity: A systematic review of the literature and proposed pathways. Obesity Reviews, 12, e159–e172.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Raikkonen, K., & Matthews, K. A. (2008). Do dispositional pessimism and optimism predict ambulatory blood pressure during school days and nights in adolescents? Journal of Personality, 76, 605–630.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Thurston, R. C., & Matthews, K. A. (2009). Racial and socioeconomic disparities in arterial stiffness and intima media thickness among adolescents. Social Science & Medicine, 68, 807–813.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Thurston, R. C., Kuller, L. H., Edmundowicz, D., & Matthews, K. A. (2010). History of hot flashes and aortic calcification among postmenopausal women. Menopause, 17, 256–261.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatrySchool of Medicine, University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Marc D. Gellman
    • 1
  1. 1.Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Department of PsychologyUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA