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1997 to Present

1. Luskin, F.M. Alternatives and aging. Journal of Minority Medical Students, 9(4):31-32, 89, 1997.

2. Astin, J.A. (1997). Stress-reduction through mindfulness meditation: Effects on psychological symptomatology, sense of control, and spiritual experiences. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 67, 97-106, 1997.

3. Gardner, C.G., Coulston, A.M., & Farquhar, J.W. Response of cardiovascular disease risk factors to plant food-based versus convenience food-based approaches for meeting step one dietary guidelines. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 13:238B, 1997 (Abstract).

4. Pelletier, K., Marie, A., & Haskell, W.L. Current trends in the integration and reimbursement of complementary and alternative medicine by managed care, insurance carriers and hospital providers. American Journal of Health Promotion, November/December, 12(2): 112-123, 1997.

5. Luskin, F. & Newell, K. Mind-body approaches to successful aging. (Chapter 13), Mind-Body Medicine: A clinician’s guide to psychoneuroimmunology, Editor: Dr. Alan Watkins, Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, 1997.

6. Tham, D., Gardner, C.G., & Haskell, W.L. Phytoestrogens and health: A review of the epidemiological, clinical and mechanistic evidence. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 83:2223-2235, 1998.

7. Astin, J.A. Why patients use alternative medicine: Results of a national study. Journal of the American Medical Association, 279(19):1548-1553, 1998.

8. Shapiro, D.H. & Astin, J.A. Control Therapy: An integrated approach to psychotherapy, health, and healing. New York: John Wiley, 1998.

9. Astin, J.A., Marie, A., Pelletier, K.R., Haskell, W.L., & Hansen, E. A review of the incorporation of complementary and alternative medicine by mainstream physicians. Archives of Internal Medicine, 158; 2303-2310, 1998.

10. Luskin, F.M., Newell, K.A., Griffith, M., Holmes, M., Telles, S., Pelletier, K.R., & Haskell, W.L. A review of mind/body therapies in the treatment of cardiovascular disease: Part 1: Implications for the elderly. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Vol 4, No 3:46-61, May, 1998.

11. Pelletier, K.R., Rodenburg, A., Chikamoto, Y., Vinther, A., King, A.C., & Farquhar, J.W. Managing job strain: A randomized controlled trial of an intervention conducted by mail and telephone. American Journal of Health Promotion, 12(3):166-169, 1998.

12. Pelletier, K.R. Life with the new roommate: Alternative medicine moves in with conventional medicine. Healthcare Forum Journal, 25-28, November/December, 1998.

13. Thoresen, C.E., Luskin, F.M. & Harris, A.H. Science and forgiveness interventions: Reflections and recommendations. In E. L. Worthington, Jr. (Ed.) Dimensions of forgiveness: Psychological research and theological perspectives. Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, pp. 163-190, 1998.

14. Raskin, R., Raps, C., Luskin, F.M., Carlson, R., & Cristal, R. Pilot study of the effect of self-hypnosis on the medical management of essential hypertension. Stress Medicine, 15, 3, 1999.

15. Gibson, P., DiNucci, E. Complementary & Alternative Medicine at the San Mateo County Health & Fitness Program. Abstract and poster. Association for Worksite Health Promotion Annual Meeting, September 1998.

16. Pelletier, K.R. Longevity: Lifestyle and mind over matter. In Dychtwald K (Ed.) Toward Healthy Aging. Aspen, Colorado: Aspen Publishing, 1999.

17. Luskin, F., DiNucci, E., Newell, K., & Haskell W.L. Complementary/alternative medicine in the elderly. (Chapter 14). In: J. Spencer (ed). Complementary/Alternative Medicine: An Evidence Based Approach. Mosby Books, pp. 391-410, 1999.

18. Haskell, W.L., Luskin, F.M., & Marvasti, F.F. Complementary and alternative therapies for cardiovascular disease (Chapter 4). In. J. Spencer (ed). Complementary/Alternative Medicine: An Evidence Based Approach. Philadelphia: Mosby Yearbooks, pp. 90-106, 1999.

19. Nicastro, R., Luskin, F.M., Raps, C.&Benisovich, S. The relationship of imperatives and self efficacy to indices of social anxiety. Journal of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. 17(4):249-264, 1999.

20. Winzelberg, A. & Luskin, F. M. The effect of meditation training on stress levels in beginning secondary school teachers. Stress Medicine, 15(2):48-57, 1999.

21. Pelletier, K.R., Rodenburg, A., Vinther, A., Chikamoto, Y., King, A.C., & Farquhar, J.W. Managing job strain: A randomized controlled trial of an intervention conducted by mail and telephone. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 41(4):216-223, 1999.

22. Astin, J.A., Meeker, B., Bernhard, G., Pelletier, K.R., and Haskell, W.L. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among rheumatology patients: Results of a national survey. Abstract and poster. American Public Health Association, March 15, 1999.

23. Pelletier, K.R. A review and analysis of the clinical and cost-effectiveness studies of comprehensive health promotion and disease management programs at the worksite: 1995-98 (IV). American Journal of Health Promotion. 13(6):333-345, July/August 1999.

24. Pelletier, K.R. Return on investment (ROI) research and worksite health promotion: Invited editorial. American Journal of Health Promotion. 1999.

25. Luskin, F. Complementary and alternative medical practices and the elderly. Chambers Clark (Ed) The Encyclopedia of Complementary Health Practices; New York: Springer, pp. 77-80, 1999.

26. Thoresen, C.E., Harris, A.H. & Luskin, F.M. Forgiveness, physical health and disease: What’s the relationship? In McCullough, M., Pargament, K., & Thoresen, C. E. (Eds.) Frontiers of Forgiveness. New York: Guilford Press. 1999.

27. Luskin, F.M. The art and science of forgiveness, Stanford Medicine, 3:32,40, 1999.

28. Luskin, F.M., Newell, K., & Haskell, W. A pilot study in stress management training of elderly patients with congestive heart failure. Preventive Cardiology. 2(3):101-104, 1999.

29. Luskin, F.M., Newell, K.A., Griffith,M., Holmes, M., Telles, S., Marvasti, F., DiNucci, E., Pelletier, K., & Haskell, W. A review of mind body therapies in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease with implications for the elderly. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. 6(2), 2000.

30. Luskin, F.M., A review of the effect of religious and spiritual factors on mortality and morbidity with a focus on cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 12(1), 2000.

31. Haskell, W.L. & Kiernan, M. Physical activity and physical fitness when evaluating dietary supplements for physically active people. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (In Press, 2000).

32. Luskin, F.M.(1999) The effect of forgiveness training on psychosocial factors in college age adults. Unpublished Dissertation. Stanford University School of Education

33. Gardner, C.G., Chatterjee, L., Carlson, J. The effect of garlic supplementation at two doses on plasma lipids: A randomized clinical trial. Atherosclerosis. (Accepted for publication, 2000).

34. Gardner, C.G., Newell, K.A., Haskell, W.L. Effect of Soy Protein and Phytoestrogen Intake on Plasma Lipids in Hypercholesterolemic Postmenopausal Women, Circulation. (Accepted for publication, 2000).

35. Pelletier, K.R., Astin, J.A., & Haskell, W.L. Current trends in the integration and reimbursement of complementary and alternative medicine by managed care organizations (MCOs) and insurance providers: 1998 update and cohort analysis. American Journal of Health Promotion. (Accepted for Publication, 2000).

36. Astin, J.A., Pelletier, K.R., Marie, A., & Haskell, W.L. Complementary and alternative medicine use among the elderly: One-year analysis of a Blue Shield Medicare supplement. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. (Accepted for Publication, 2000).

37. Gardner CD, Chatterjee L, Carlson J. Effect of garlic supplementation on plasma cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic adults. Atherosclerosis 2001;154:213-220.

38. Gardner CD, Newell KA, Haskell W. Effect of Phytoestrogen     supplementation on plasma cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic, postmenopausal women. Am J Clin Nutr,2001;73:728-35.

39. Ackermann RT, Mulrow CD, Ramirez G, Gardner CD, Morbidoni L,       Lawrence VA. Garlic Shows Promise For Improving Some Cardiovascular Risk Factors. Arch Intern Med, 2001;161:813-24. 

40. Ma J, Drieling RC, Stafford RS.  U.S. women desire greater professional guidance on alternative therapies for relief of menopause symptoms.  Menopause 2006; 3: 506-516.

41. Lawson LD, Gardner CD. Composition, stability, and bioavailability of garlic products being used in a clinical trial.  J Agric Food Chem 2005;10:53 (16):6254-61.
Stookey JD, Burg M, Sellmeyer DE, Greenleaf JE, Arieff A, Van Hove L, Gardner CD, King JC. A proposed method for assessing plasma hypertonicity in vivo. Eur J Clin Nutr 2007;61:143-6.

42. Gardner CD, Lawson LD, Block E, Chatterjee LM, Kiazand A, Balise RR, Kraemer HC. The effect of raw garlic vs. commercial garlic supplements on plasma lipids in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults: A randomized clinic trial. Arch Int Med, 2007;167:346-353.

43. Gardner CD, Kiazand A, Alhassan S, Kim S, Stafford RS, Balise RR, Kraemer, King AC. Comparison of the Atkins, Zone , Ornish and LEARN diets for change in weight and related risk factors among overweight premenopausal women: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2007;297:969-997.


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