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Standing Up to POTS is proud to be actively publishing articles about postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).  We are working to introduce POTS to a wide variety of practitioners as well as raising awareness about POTS in the general population.

Research Articles

Nardone, Massimo, Juan Guzman, Paula Jean Harvey, John S. Floras, and Heather Edgell. 2020. "Effect of a neck compression collar on cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular function in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)." Journal of Applied Physiology. doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00040.2020    SUTP Funded Grant

Afrin LB, Ackerley MB, Bluestein LS, Brewer JH, Brook JB*, et al. 2020. Diagnosis of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Global "Consensus-2." Diagnosis. https://doi.org/10.1515/dx-2020-0005  * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.* 2020. "Suicide is a Concern for the Chronic Invisible Illness Community." Journal of Health Science & Education 4(1):1-2. DOI: 10.0000/JHSE.1000176   * SUTP Board of Directors

Weinstock, Leonard B., Arthur S. Walters, Jill B. Brook*, Zahid Kaleem, Lawrence B. Afrin, Gerhard J. Molderings. 2020. "Restless Legs Syndrome is Associated with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome." Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.8216   * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.*, Kathleen Gorman-Ezell*, Greta Hochstetler Mayer and Jeffrey B. Brookings. 2019. "Development and Preliminary Validation of a Tool for Screening Suicide Risk in Chronically Ill Women." Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.  doi: 10.1080/07481756.2019.1691463   * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.* and Stacy Ogbeide. 2019. "Diagnosing and Caring for Patients with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Primary Care." Journal of Health Science & Education. 3(4): 1-4.   * SUTP Board of Directors

Brookings, Jeffrey B. and Cathy L. Pederson.* 2018. "INQ-15 Cutoff Scores for Suicidal Ideation Screening of Women with Chronic, Invisible Illnesses." Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2343      * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.* 2018. "The Importance of Screening for Suicide Risk in Chronic Invisible Illness." Journal of Health Science & Education. 2(4): 1-5.    * SUTP Board of Directors

Publications by Board members and Funded Research GrantsPederson, Cathy L.*, and Jeffrey B. Brookings. 2018. "Suicide Risk Linked with Perceived Burdensomeness in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome." Journal of Health Science & Education.  2(1): 128.    * SUTP Board of Directors

Weinstock, Leonard B., Jill Blettner Brook*, Trisha L. Myers, and Brent Goodman. 2018. "Successful Treatment of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia and Mast Cell Activation Syndromes Using Naltrexone, Immunoglobulin and Antibiotic Treatment." BMJ Case Reports.  doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-221405     * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.*, Kathleen Gorman-Ezell*, and Greta Hochstetler Mayer. 2018. "Assessing Depression in Those who are Chronically Ill." Counseling Today, 60(9): 38-43.    * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.*, and Jill Blettner Brook*. 2017. "Health-Related Quality of Life and Suicide Risk in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome."  Clinical Autonomic Research. 27(2): 75-81. DOI 10.1007/s10286-017-0399-5    * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.*, and Jill Blettner Brook*. 2017. "Sleep Disturbance Linked to Suicidal Ideation in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome."  Science and Nature of Sleep.  9: 109-115.    * SUTP Board of Directors

Blitshteyn, S. and Jill Blettner Brook*. 2017. "Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) with anti-NMDA receptor antibodies after human papillomavirus vaccination." Immunologic Research.  65(1): 282-284. * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.*, Kathleen Gorman-Ezell*, and Greta Hochstetler Mayer. 2017. "Invisible Illness Increases Risk of Suicidal Ideation: The Role of Social Workers in Preventing Suicide." Health & Social Work. 42(3): 183-186. doi.org/10.1093/hsw/hlx029    * SUTP Board of Directors

Pederson, Cathy L.* and Greta Hochstetler Mayer. 2016. "The Tangible Effects of Invisible Illness." Counseling Today, 58(11): 56-59.    * SUTP Board of Directors

Poster Presentations

Weinstock, Leonard, Jill Brook*, Zahid Kaleem, Lawrence Afrin,  and Gerhard J. Molderings. 2019. "Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Mast Cell Activation Syndrome."  The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 114(Supplement):S670. DOI:10.14309/01.ajg.0000594304.61014.c5