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Dr. Gail H. Ironson

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Professor of Psychology and Psych...

University of Miami
5821 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables , Florida 33146
United States

Company Description: The University of Miami is a vibrant community of exceptionally talented individuals engaged in the pursuit of academic excellence, the discovery of new knowledge,...   more
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Employment History

Education

  • doctorate , quantitative psychology
    University of Wisconsin
  • medical degree
    Stanford University
  • M.D.
    University of Miami
  • Ph.D.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Lead Researchers - Chronic Fatigue Initiative
cfinitiative.org, 8 Feb 2015 [cached]
Gail Ironson, M.D., Ph.D.
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Gail Ironson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Miami Board Certified Psychiatrist
Southern CA WIHS Newsletters
www.lawihs.com, 3 Dec 2002 [cached]
There is growing evidence that patients who live longer are significantly different from those who start out just as well but fall ill sooner, said psychiatrist Gail Ironson of the University of Miami.She reported findings from several studies of 182 HIV-positive men and women at the recent American Psychosomatic Society meeting in Barcelona.Although some studies have linked personal qualities to a better prognosis with AIDS, Ironson's is the first in which most patients were taking protease inhibitors. "Even with lifesaving drugs," Ironson says, "this shows that psychological factors are still important in predicting who's going to become a long survivor."Several studies from Ironson's research team show: à Survivors living up to seven years after a serious AIDS-related illness are much more likely than a control group of patients to express compassion for others and spiritual convictions.They have lower levels of cortisol, a stress hormone that impairs the immune system, "and that may give them a survival edge," Ironson says. à HIV-positive people with no AIDS-related illnesses to start had less of the virus in their system a year later, and healthier blood counts, if they found some meaning in their HIV diagnosis, such as a signal that they are supposed to change their lives for the better.Those who saw meaning were less anxious and depressed. à Self-acceptance and acceptance by family, friends and co-workers also predicted healthier blood counts and lower virus levels during a year. "You can't change your family, but the take-home message is to find friends or a support group that will accept you, and get into a positive work environment if you can," Ironson said.
Michael H. Antoni, Gail ...
www.bookrenter.com, 25 May 2014 [cached]
Michael H. Antoni, Gail Ironson, Neil Schneiderman
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Michael H. Antoni, Gail Ironson, Neil Schneiderman
Research Award Recipients « EMDR Research
emdrresearchfoundation.org, 10 Oct 2014 [cached]
Gail Ironson, MD, Ph.D. | University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL
Project title - The Effect of Three Treatments for Recent Trauma on Trauma-related Cognitions
This research project involves a comparison between three interventions (EMDR, stress management, and standard care) to "mitigate the development of PTSD and to protect the psychological and physical health in disadvantaged people. "Aim 1: Effect of EMDR on outcome Variables: To determine the efficacy of EMDR compared to group administered stress management with a trauma focus (STRESS), and a psychological first aid control group on psychosocial and health outcome variables. "Aim 2: Who benefits most from this brief intervention: predicting recovery for the outcome variables from the nature of the trauma, past trauma history, substance use, and borderline personality disorder?"
In September 2012, Dr. Ironson reports the preliminary results: In a study comparing the effectiveness of brief (4 sessions) treatment for acute traumatic stress, there was a significant effect of EMDR vs.
Spirituality was deemed so powerful that ...
www.wnd.com, 21 Dec 2013 [cached]
Spirituality was deemed so powerful that Dr. Gail Ironson, a professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Miami who studies HIV and religious belief, offered this positive commentary on its comparable nature to medicine: "Even accounting for medications, spirituality predicts for better disease control."
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