Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine

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Dimsdale, Joel E.

  • Joel E. DimsdaleEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6439-6_798-2
Joel Dimsdale was born in Sioux City, Iowa, in 1947, and obtained his BA degree in biology from Carleton College. He then attended Stanford University, where he obtained an MA degree in Sociology and an MD degree. He obtained his psychiatric training at Massachusetts General Hospital and then completed a fellowship in psychobiology at the New England Regional Primate Center. He was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School from 1976 until 1985, when he moved to University of California, San Diego (UCSD) (Fig. 1).
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References and Further Readings

  1. Bardwell, W., Moore, P., Ancoli-Israel, S., & Dimsdale, J. (2003). Fatigue in obstructive sleep apnea is driven by depressive symptoms and not apnea severity. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 350–355.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Bardwell, W., Natarajan, L., Dimsdale, J., Rock, C., Mortimer, J., Hollenbach, K., & Pierce, J. (2006). Objective cancer-related variables are not associated with depressive symptoms in women treated for early-stage breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 24, 2420–2427.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Dimsdale, J. E. (1974). Coping behavior of Nazi concentration camp survivors. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 131, 792–797.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Dimsdale, J. (1988). A perspective on type A behavior and coronary disease. The New England Journal of Medicine, 318, 110–112.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. Dimsdale, J. (2000). Stalked by the past: The impact of ethnicity on health. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 161–170.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. Dimsdale, J. (2008). Psychological stress and cardiovascular disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 51, 1237–1246.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  7. Dimsdale, J. (2016). Anatomy of malice: The enigma of the Nazi war criminals. New Haven: Yale University Press.Google Scholar
  8. Dimsdale, J., & Creed, F. (2009). The proposed diagnosis of somatic symptom disorders in DSM-V to replace somatoform disorders in DSM-IV – a preliminary report. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 66(6), 473–476.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. Dimsdale, J. E., & Moss, J. (1980). Plasma catecholamines in stress and exercise. Journal of the American Medical Association, 243, 340–342.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. Dimsdale, J. E., Hartley, L. H., Guiney, T., Ruskin, J., & Greenblatt, D. (1984). Post-exercise peril: Plasma catecholamines and exercise. Journal of the American Medical Association, 251, 630–632.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. Dimsdale, J., Newton, R., & Joist, T. (1989). Neuropsychological side effects of beta blockers. Archives of Internal Medicine, 149, 514–525.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  12. Golomb, B. A., Criqui, M. H., White, H. L., & Dimsdale, J. E. (2004). Conceptual foundations of the UCSD statin study: A randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of statins on cognition, behavior, and biochemistry. Archives of Internal Medicine, 164, 153–162.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  13. Mills, P., Dimsdale, J., Coy, T., Ancoli-Israel, S., Clausen, J., & Nelesen, R. (1995). Beta-two adrenergic receptor characteristics in sleep apnea patients. Sleep, 18, 39–42.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  14. Ng, B., Dimsdale, J., Rollnik, J., & Shapiro, H. (1996). The effect of ethnicity on prescriptions for patient controlled analgesia for post-operative pain. Pain, 66, 9–12.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  15. Profant, J., & Dimsdale, J. (1999). Race and diurnal blood pressure patterns: A review and meta-analysis. Hypertension, 33, 1099–1104.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  16. Thomas, K., Bardwell, W., Ancoli-Israel, S., & Dimsdale, J. (2006). The toll of ethnic discrimination on sleep architecture and fatigue. Health Psychology, 25(5), 635–642.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  17. von Kanel, R., Loredo, J., Ancoli-Israel, S., Mills, P., Natarajan, L., & Dimsdale, J. (2007). Association between polysomnographic measures of disrupted sleep and prothrombotic factors. Chest, 131, 733–739.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of California San DiegoLa JollaUSA