Dr. Sinatra’s Peer Reviewed Articles

By Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.N., C.N.S., C.B.T.

Page last updated June 6, 2023.

In addition to writing numerous books and online articles at HeartMD Institute and Drsinatra.com, Dr. Sinatra has authored or coauthored the following peer reviewed journal articles, letters and presentations:

Earthing / Grounding:

Integrative Medicine & Metabolic Cardiology

CoEnzyme Q10:

Antioxidants, Nutrition and Heart Health:

Cholesterol and Heart Health:

Stress and Heart Health:

  • Ventricular tachyarrhythmia and psychological stress. JAMA. 1987 Aug 14;258(6):783.
  • The heart and mental stress, real and imagined. Lancet. 1985 Jan 26;1(8422):222-3. (Co-authored with L.A. Feitell)
  • Stress and the heart–behavioral interaction and plan for strategy. Conn Med. 1984 Feb;48(2):81-6. (Co-authored with A. Kurien, H. Hatch, B. Montano, and D. Camaione.)
  • A Stress Management Program with Biochemical Assay. Conn Med. 1982; 46(7):370-372.
  • Sinatra ST.  Heartbreak, heartache, and cardiac pain:  a study of coronary-prone behavior.  Bioenergetic Analysis.  1987.
  • Sinatra ST.  Stress, coronary prone behavior, and physiological over-reactivity:  beyond type “A” behavior.  Proceedings from the National Conference on Student Development, Storrs, CT.  March 1987.
  • Sinatra ST, Lowen A.  Heartbreak and heart disease:  the origin and essence of coronary prone behavior.  Br Holistic Med.  1987;2:169-172.
  • Sinatra ST, Lowen A.  Cultural and bioenergetics applications in individuals with heart disease.  Proceedings from the 8th International Bioenergetic Congress.  Brussels:  Societe Belge D’Analyse Bioenergetique.  1986.
  • Sinatra ST, Chawla S.  Aortic dissection associated with anger, suppressed rage, and acute emotional stress.  J Cardiopulmonary Rehabil.  1986;6:197-199.
  • Sinatra ST, Hunter SM.  Stress and its physiological consequences to youth.  Physician and patient.  1984;23-28.
  • Stress: a cardiologist’s point of view. Postgrad Med. 1984 Jul;76(1):231-4.
  • Sinatra ST.  Stress in children.  Heart Smart.  American Heart Association, Hartford, CT.  1982.

Specific Cardiovascular Concerns and Other:

  • Sinatra ST, et al. Cardiogenic shock associated with disopyramide phosphate. JAMA. 1980 Mar 21;243(11):1132.
  • Enhanced atrioventricular conduction atrial fibrillation after lidocaine administration. JAMA. 1977 Mar 28;237(13):1356-7. (Co-authored with R.M. Jeresaty.)
  • Sinatra DS, Sinatra ST. Inflammation and the Heart: A Commentary. Altern Ther Health Med. 2016 Sep;22(5):13-6. PMID: 27622955.
  • Sinatra ST.  Doctors have feelings too.  Ann Intern Med.  1994 Aug 15;121(4):309.
  • Sinatra ST.  Letter to the Editor.  J Myocardial Ischemia.  1994;6:5.

Exercise and Fitness:

  • Middle age male distance runners: physiological and psychological profiles. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 1991 Sep;31(3):461-9. (Co-authored with C.M. Maresh, B.G. Sheckley, G.J. Allen, and D.N. Camaione.)

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