Publications

Selected Publications

Maeda, U., Shen, B. J., Schwarz, E. R., Farrell, K. A., & Mallon, S. (2013). Self-efficacy mediates the effects of social support and depression on treatment adherence in heart failure patients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 20(1), 88-96.

Eisenberg, S.A., Shen, B. J., Schwarz, E. R., & Mallon, S. (2012). Avoidant coping moderates the effect of anxiety on physical functioning in heart failure patients.  Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 35, 253-261.

Shen, B. J., Eisenberg S., Maeda, U., Farrell, K., Schwarz, E. R., Penedo, F., & Mallon, S. (2011).  Depressive and anxiety symptoms predict decrease in health functioning in patients with heart failureAnnals of Behavioral Medicine, 41, 373-382.

Shen, B. J., Farrell, K. A., Penedo, F. J., Schneiderman, N., & Orth-Gomer, K. (2011).  Waist circumference moderates the association between marital stress and C-reactive protein in middle-aged healthy womenAnnals of Behavioral Medicine, 40, 258-264.

Farrell, K., Shen, B. J., & Antoni, M. H. (2011).  Utility of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) to predict medication adherence in patients diagnosed with heart failure Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medicine Settings, 18, 1-12.

Hitsman, B., Shen, B. J., Cohen, R. A., Morissette, S. B., Drobes, D. J., Spring, B., Schneider, K., Evans, D. E., Gulliver, S. B., Kamholz, B. W., Price, L. H., & Niaura, R. (2010).  Measuring Smoking-Related Preoccupation and Compulsive Drive: Evaluation of the Obsessive Compulsive Smoking ScalePsychopharmacology, 211(4), 377-387.

Phan, A., IsHak, W. W., Shen, B. J., Fuess, J., Philip, K., Bresee, C., Czer, L., & Schwarz, E. R. (2010).  Persistent sexual dysfunction impairs quality of life after cardiac transplantationJournal of Sexual Medicine, 7(8), 2765-2773.

Shen, B. J., Avivi, Y. E., Todaro, J. F., Spiro III, A., Laurenceau, J-P., Ward, K. D., & Niaura, R. (2008).  Anxiety characteristics independently and prospectively predict myocardial infarction in men: The unique contribution of anxiety among psychological factorsJournal of the American College of Cardiology, 51, 113-119.

Shen, B. J., Countryman, A. J., Spiro, A., & Niaura, R. (2008). The prospective contribution of hostility characteristics to high fasting glucose levels: the moderating role of marital status. Diabetes Care, 31, 1293-1298.

Chang, D.F., Shen, B. J., & Takeuchi, D.T. (2009).  Prevalence and demographic correlates of intimate partner violence in Asian AmericansInternational Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 32, 167-175.

Schwarz, E. R., & Shen, B. J. (2008). Sexual dysfunction in cardiac rehabilitation patients is much more than simply an epiphenomenon and needs more study. Revista Espanola de Cardiologia, 61(9), 907-910.

Molton, I. R., Siegel, S. D., Penedo, F. J., Dahn, J. R., Kinsinger, D., Traeger, L. N., Carver, C. S., Shen, B. J., Kumar, M., Schneiderman, N., & Antoni, M. H. (2008). Promoting recovery of sexual functioning after radical prostatectomy with group-based stress management: the role of interpersonal sensitivity. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 64, 527-536.

Todaro, J.F., Shen, B. J., Raffa, S.D., Tilkemeier, P.L., & Niaura, R. (2007).  Prevalence of anxiety disorders in men and women with established coronary heart diseaseJournal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 27, 86-91.

McCaffery, J. M., Shen, B. J., Muldoon, M. F., & Manuck, S. B. (2007).  Ambulatory blood pressure and the metabolic syndrome in normotensive and untreated hypertensive menMetabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, 5, 34-44.

Remor, E., Penedo, F.J., Shen, B. J., & Schneiderman, N. (2007).  Perceived stress is associated with CD4+ cell decline in men and women living with HIV/AIDS in Spain. AIDS Care, 19, 215-219.

Shen, B. J., Myers, H. F., & McCreary, C. P. (2006).  Psychosocial predictors of cardiac rehabilitation quality-of-life outcomesJournal of Psychosomatic Research, 60, 3-11.

Shen, B. J., Goldberg, R.B., Llabre, M.M., & Schneiderman, N. (2006).  Is the factor structure of the metabolic syndrome comparable between men and women and across three ethnic groups – The Miami Community Health StudyAnnals of Epidemiology, 16, 131-137.

McCaffery, J. M., Shen, B. J., Niaura, R., & Todaro, J. (2006).  A single factor underlies the metabolic syndrome: a confirmatory factor analysis: Response to Plavedall et al.  Diabetes Care, 29, 1719-1720.

Penedo, F. J., Dahn, J. R., Shen, B. J., Schneiderman, N., & Antoni, M. H. (2006).  Ethnicity and determinants of quality of life following prostate cancer treatmentUrology, 67, 1022-1027.

Penedo, F. J., Molton, I., Dahn, J. R., Shen, B. J., Kinsinger, D., Traeger, L, Siegel, S., Schneiderman, N., & Antoni, M. (2006).  A randomized clinical trial of group-based cognitive-behavioral stress management in localized prostate cancer: Development of stress management skills improves quality of life and benefit finding. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31, 261-270.

Zhang J., Niaura, R., Dyer, J. R., Shen, B. J., Todaro, J. F., McCaffery, J. M., Spiro III, A., & Ward, K. D. (2006).  Hostility and urine norepinephrine interact to predict insulin resistance: The VA Normative Aging StudyPsychosomatic Medicine, 68, 718-726.

Shen, B. J., Wachowiak, P. S., & Brooks, L. G. (2005).  Psychosocial factors and assessment in cardiac rehabilitationEuropa Medicophysica, 41, 75-91.

Todaro, J. F., Shen, B. J., Niaura, R., & Tilkemeier, P. L. (2005).  Prevalence of depressive Disorders in men and women enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 25, 71-75.  (CE paper)

Zhang, J., Niaura, R., Todaro, J. F., McCaffrey, J., Shen, B. J., Spiro III, A., & Ward, K. (2005). Suppressed hostility predicted hypertension incidence among middle-aged men: The Normative Aging Study. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 28, 443-454.

Shen, B. J., McCreary, C. P., & Myers, H. F. (2004).  The independent and mediated contributions of personality, coping, social support, and depression to physical functioning outcome among patients in cardiac rehabilitationJournal of Behavioral Medicine, 27, 39-62.

Shen, B. J., Stroud, L., & Niaura, R. (2004).  Ethnic differences in cardiovascular stress reactivity between Asian and Caucasian AmericansInternational Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 11, 181-186.

Todaro, J. F., Shen, B. J., Niaura, R., Tilkemeier, P., & Roberts, B. (2004).  Do Men and Women Achieve the Similar Benefits from Cardiac Rehabilitation?  Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 24, 45-51.

Shen, B. J., Todaro, J.F., Niaura, R., McCaffery, J.M., Zhang, J, Spiro, A, & Ward, K.D. (2003).  Are metabolic risk factors one unified syndrome? Modeling the structure of the metabolic syndrome XAmerican Journal of Epidemiology, 157, 701-711.

Todaro, J.F., Shen, B. J., & Niaura, R. (2003).  Effect of negative emotions on frequency of coronary heart disease (The Normative Aging Study) American Journal of Cardiology, 92, 901-906.

Shen, B. J., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2001). A structural model of acculturation and mental health status among Chinese Americans. American Journal of Community Psychology, 29(3), 387-418.

Book Chapter

Shen, B. J., Maeda, U., Eisenberg, S., & Bairey Merz, C. N. (2016). Psychosocial Factors and Ischemic Heart Disease in Women (in press). In S. R. Waldstein, W. J. Kop, & L. I. Katzel (eds.), Handbook of cardiovascular behavioral medicine (in press). United States: Springer.

Conferences

Shen, B. J., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2016, December). Emotion dysregulation as a moderator of stress on physical health functioning in cardiac patients. Poster presentation at the 14th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.

Ng, L. H., Shen, B. J., Xu, Y., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2016, December). Psychological distress and sleep quality in patients with coronary heart disease: A dominance analysis. Poster presentation at the 14th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.

Ma, S. H. X., Shen, B. J., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2016, September). Self-perceived burden and depression among patients with coronary heart disease: The moderating role of social support. Poster presentation at the 7th Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2016, Singapore.

Ng, L. H., Shen, B. J., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2016, September). Dysfunctional coping mediates the effect of negative emotions on physical functioning in cardiac patients. Poster presentation at the 7th Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2016, Singapore.

Tan, J. L. J., Shen, B. J., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2016, September). Effects of sleep on health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart diseasePoster presentation at the 7th Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2016, Singapore.

Wong, Q.Y., Shen, B. J., Dalan, R., Lim, S. C., Sum, C. F., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2016, September). Effect of diabetes knowledge and self-efficacy on self-care activities in patients with type 2 diabetes. Poster presentation at the 7th Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2016, Singapore.

Fan, Q., Shen, B. J., Bondopadhyay, U., Ho, M., Mack, W., & Hodis, H. (2016, July). Confirmatory factor analysis of hierarchical structural of women’s health questionnaire. Poster presentation at the 31th International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan. 

Shen, B. J., Mack, W., & Hodis, H. (2016, March). Bidirectional influence between stress and decreased physical health functioning over 12 months in postmenopausal women. Paper presented at The 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC, USA.

Shen, B. J. (2015, October). Depression and hostility as predictors of treadmill exercise baseline and improvement among patients in cardiac rehabilitation. Oral paper presentation at the 2015 Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, Singapore.

Low, H. L., Shen, B. J., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2015, October). Comparison of the theory of planned behavior and health belief model in predicting physical activity among cardiac patients. Oral paper presentation at the 2015 Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, Singapore.

Ng, E. J. H., Shen, B. J., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2015, October). Anger, physical activity and depression in patients with coronary heart disease: a dominance and moderation analysis. Oral paper presentation at the 2015 Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, Singapore.

Guan, Y. Y., Shen, B. J., Ng, J. H. E., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2015, May). Exploring the Relationship between Social Support and Depression with Self-efficacy as the Mediating Variable in Cardiac Patients. Oral paper presentation at the 2015 Asian Congress of Applied Psychology, Singapore.

Lee, M. S. H., Shen, B. J., Ng, L. H., Ng, J. H. E., Tay, H. Y., & Lim, K. S. C. (2015, May). Sleep Quality as a Mediator Between Psychological Distress and Physical Quality of Life in Heart Patients. Oral paper presentation at the 2015 Asian Congress of Applied Psychology, Singapore.

Vileikyte, L., Crews, R. T., Shen, B.J., Boulton, A.J.M., Lavery, L.A. & Peyrot, M. (2014, July).  Determinants of Offloading Adherence in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers.  American Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Chonde, M., Shen, B.J., Nguyen, C.T., Phan, A., Bharadwarj, P., & Schwarz, E. (2013, September).  Does Pain Influence Readmission Rates in Heart Failure?  Journal of Cardiac Failure, 19(8). S80.  Presented at the Heart Failure Society of America, the 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA.

Vileikyte, L, Shen, B. J., Crews, R., Boulton, A. J. M., & Peyrot, M. (2013, June). Depression and Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing: The Association Revisited.  Poster Presentation at the 73rd American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL.

Shen, B. J., Nakazawa, M., Livitz, I., & Fox, K. (2013, March).  Reciprocal influences between psychological distress and physical health functioning in heart failure patients.  Oral paper presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Vileikyte, L, Shen, B. J., Campbell, L., Boulton, A. J. M., Hardman, M. J., Kirsner, R. S., & Schneiderman, N. (2013, March).  Psychological stress and diabetic foot ulcer chronicity.  Poster presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Vileikyte, L, Shen, B. J., Campbell, L., Boulton, A. J. M., Hardman, M. J. (2012, June). Psychological stress and diabetic foot ulcer healing: preliminary findings.  Poster Presentation at the 72nd American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, Philadelphia, PA.

Shen, B. J., Maeda, U., Eisenberg, S. A., & Mallon, S. M. (2012, April).  Psychosocial and biomedical predictors of mortality in patients with chronic heart failure.  Oral paper presentation at the 33nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Singh, K. & Shen, B. J. (2012, April). Chronic stress moderates the relationship between central obesity and cardiovascular reactivity.  Poster presentation at the 33nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Chonde, M, Shen, B. J., Nguyen, C. T., & Schwarz, E. R. (submitted 2011).  Retrospective Analysis of the manifestations of pain in heart failure patients.  Submitted to the American College of Cardiology 61th Annual Scientific Session.

Chonde, M, Shen, B. J., Nguyen, C. T., & Schwarz, E. R. (submitted 2011).  The effect of Pain on Re-admission rates in patients with Heart Failure.  Submitted to the American College of Cardiology 61th Annual Scientific Session.

Maeda, U., Shen, B. J., Schwarz, E. R., & Mallon, S. M. (2011, April). Self-efficacy is associated with change in treatment adherence over six months in heart failure patients. Paper presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Eisenberg, S. A., Shen, B. J., Singh, K., Schwarz, E. R., & Mallon, S. M. (2011, April). Avoidant Coping Moderates the Effect of Anxiety on Physical Functioning in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure.  Paper presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Farrell, K., Shen, B. J., Penedo, F., Hershberger, R., Delamater, A., Mallon, S., & Antoni, M. (2011, April).  Predictors of adherence to low-salt diet among heart failure patients.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine.  Paper presentation at 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Schwarz, E. R., Shen, B. J., Eisenberg, S., Mallon, S., & Phan, A. (2011, April) Reciprocal Influences Between Depression and Physical Health Functioning Over Nine Months in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure.  Poster presented at the American College of Cardiology 60th Annual Scientific Session, New Orleans.

Crews, R. T., Lamont, P., Shen B. J., Campbell, L., Boulton, A. J. M., & Vileikyte, L. (2011, June).  Offloading adherence and diabetic foot ulcer healing.  Paper presentation at the 71st American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, San Diego.

Shen, B. J., Eisenberg, S., Maeda, U., Farrell, K., Schwarz, E. R., Penedo, F., Bauerlein, J., & Mallon, S. (2010, April). Depression and anxiety predict the decline of physical functioning over six months in patients with heart failure. Paper presentation at 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Maeda, U., Shen, B. J., Schwarz, E., Bauerlein, J., & Mallon, S. (2010, April). Self-efficacy mediates the relationship between social support and medical adherence in heart failure patients. Oral paper presentation at 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Eisenberg, S. A., Shen, B. J., Ju, T., Schwarz, E. R., Bauerlein, E. J., & Mallon, S. M. (2010, April). Psychosocial predictors of depression in heart failure patients. Oral paper presentation at 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Farrell, K., Shen, B. J., Mallon, S., Penedo, F. J., & Antoni, M. H. (2010, April). Utility of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) to predict medication adherence in patients diagnosed with heart failure.  Poster presentation at the 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Shen, B. J., Maeda, U., Farrell, K., Schneiderman, N., & Orth-Gomer, K. (2010, March).  Psychosocial and Biological Correlates of C-Reactive Protein in Healthy Women.  Poster presentation at the 68th American Psychosomatic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Portland, OR, USA.

Vileikyte, L., Shen, B. J., Hardman, M. J., Garrow, A. P., Delgado, C., Jackson, J., Crews, R., Kirsner, R. S., Boulton, A. J. M., & Schneiderman, N. (2010, June). Generalized and Foot Ulcer-Specific Emotional Distress are Associated with Elevated Local Levels of Interleukin-6 in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers.  Paper presentation at the 70th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL.

Vileikyte, L., Shen, B. J., Hardman, M. J., Garrow, A. P., Delgado, C., Jackson, J., Crews, R., Kirsner, R. S., Boulton, A. J. M., & Schneiderman, N. (2010, June).  Generalized and foot ulcer-specific emotional distress are associated with elevated local levels of interleukin-6 in patients with diabetic foot ulcers.  Paper presentation at the 70th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL.

Vileikyte, L., Shen, B. J., Hardman, M. J., Kirsner, R. S., Boulton, A. J. M., & Schneiderman, N. (2010, September).  Emotional distress may impede diabetic foot ulcer healing through elevated levels of interleukin-6: Preliminary findings.  Presented at the 46th European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.

Crews, R. T., Shen, B. J., Boulton, A. J. M., & Vileikyte, L. (2010).  Association of diabetic foot ulcer healing and offloading compliance: Initial findings.  Presented at the Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference.

Vileikyte, L., Shen, B. J., Hardman, M. J., Garrow, A. P., Delgado, C., Jackson, J., Crews, R., Kirsner, R. S., Boulton, A. J. M., & Schneiderman, N. (2010, August).  Generalized and foot ulcer-specific emotional distress are associated with elevated local levels of interleukin-6 in patients with diabetic foot ulcers.  Paper presentation at the 11th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC, USA.

Farrell, K., Shen, B. J., Bauerlein, E. J., Penedo, F, & Mallon, S. (2009, April).  Beliefs about Medicines and depression are associated with medication adherence among individuals with heart failure.  Poster presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 30th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Shen, B. J., Mallon, S., & Bauerlein, E. J. (2008, August). Depression and anxiety predict the decline of physical health functioning of patients with heart failure: A six-month follow-up analysis.  Paper presentation accepted at the 10th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine Scientific Meeting, Tokyo, Japan.

Farrell, K., Shen, B. J., Bauerlein, E. J., Penedo, F., & Mallon, S. (2008, March).  Depression, social support, and self-efficacy are associated with medication adherence among individuals with heart failure.  Society of Behavioral Medicine 29th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA, USA.

Shen, B. J., Spiro III, A., & Niaura, R. (2007).  Anger, Hostility, and Type A Behavior Prospectively Predicted Fasting Glucose in Men and the Moderating Role of Marital Status.  Paper presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 28th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions.

Farrell, K., Shen, B. J., Schneiderman, N., & Orth-Gomer, K. (2007).  Psychosocial Predictors of C-Reactive Protein: Stockholm Female Coronary Risk Study.  Poster Presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 28th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions.

Shen, B. J., Avivi, Y., Todaro, J., Spiro III, A., & Niaura, R (2006).  Anxiety predicts onset of coronary artery disease (CAD) in men: an 18-year follow-up study. Presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Conference of the American Psychosomatic Society.

Shen, B. J., Avivi, Y., Spiro III, A., Ward, K., & Niaura, R. (2006).  Anxiety independently predicts new myocardial infarction incidence in men: A 10-Year Follow-Up.  Presented at the 26th Annual Conference of Anxiety Disorders Association of America.

Todaro, J.F., Shen, B. J., Niaura, R., & Tilkemeier, P. (2005).  Prevalence of anxiety disorders in men and women with coronary heart disease.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, A120.

Wachowiak, P. S., Shen, B. J., Gutt, M., Gellman, M., & Schneiderman, N. (2005).  Perceived stress, living alone, and their interaction predict depression in post myocardial infarction patients – A prospective study.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, A119.

Chang, D. F., Shen, B. J., & Takeuchi, D. (2005).  Prevalence and predictors of domestic violence in Asian Americans: Findings from the National Latino and Asian American study.  Symposium Presentation at the 2005 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington DC, USA.

McCaffery, J. M., Niaura, R., Shen, B. J., Muldoon, M. F., & Manuck, S. B. (2005).  Confirmatory factor analysis of the metabolic syndrome among men with normal blood pressure or untreated hypertension.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, A10.

Speziani, G., Arrieta, C., Jimenez, J., Shen, B. J., & Mallon, S. (2005, September). Demographic characteristics and clinical outcomes of minority female patients admitted with acute decompensated heart failure. Heart Failure Society of America Meeting.

Shen, B. J., Del Pozo, J. M., Niaura, R., Spiro, A., & Ward, K. D. (2004).  Depression, anxiety, hostility, negative emotions, and coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence: Are they all measuring the same psychological construct?  International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 11, S346.  Presented at Eighth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine.

Shen, B. J., Penedo, F. J., & Laurenceau, J. P., & McCreary, C. P. (2004).  Ethnic differences in specific psychosocial predictors of cardiac rehabilitation physical functioning outcomes.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 27, S127.  2004 Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting.

Shen, B. J., Stroud, L., & Niaura, R. (2004).  Anger-out and perceived stress predict increased free cortisol levels during examination stress.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 66, A55.  2004 American Psychosomatic Society Annual Conference.

Todaro, J. F., Shen, B. J., Niaura, R., & Tilkemeier, P. L. (2004).  Prevalence of depressive disorders in men and women enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 66, A73.  2004 American Psychosomatic Society Annual Conference.

Hitsman, B., Niaura, R., Shen, B. J., Spring, B., Smith, M., Drobes, D.J., & Gulliver, S. B. (2004, February).  A preliminary evaluation of a self-report questionnaire of smoking-related obsessions and compulsions.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Scottsdale, AZ.

Shen, B. J., Musto, K., & McCreary, C. (2003).  Which psychosocial variables independently predict the specific aspects of cardiac rehabilitation outcomes?  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S120., 2003 Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting.

Shen, B. J., Stroud, L., & Niaura, R. (2003).  Ethnic differences in cardiovascular stress reactivity: Asian Americans show lower responses compared to Caucasian Americans.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, A48.  2003 American Psychosomatic Society Annual Conference.

Todaro, J. T., Shen, B. J., Niaura, R., Spiro, A., & Ward, K. D. (2003).  A Prospective Study of Negative Emotions and CHD Incidence: The Normative Aging Study.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, A49.  2003 American Psychosomatic Society Annual Conference.

Zhang, J, Niaura, R., Shen, B. J., Todaro, J. F., McCaffrey, J., Spiro, A., & Ward, K. (2003).  Hostility and urine norepinephrine levels interact to predict insulin resistance in the Normative Aging Study.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S140.  2003 Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting.

Shen, B. J. & McCreary, C. (2002).  Psychosocial Predictors of the recovery and rehabilitation of patients with coronary heart disease.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, S099.  2002 Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting.

McCreary, C. & Shen, B. J. (2001).  A structural model of Type A behavioral pattern, hostility, depression, and physical and mental health status among patients in cardiac rehabilitation.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, S163.