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PSYC 6748 Stress and Coping: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 6748 Required Course Readings

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Benham, G. (2010). Sleep: An important factor in stress-health models. Stress and Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress, 26,(3) 204-214.

Berg, C. J., Ritschel, L. A., Swan, D. W., An, L. C., & Ahluwalia, J. S. (2011). The role of hope in engaging in healthy behaviors among college students. American Journal of Health Behavior, 35(4), 402-415.

Bluvol, A., & Ford-Gilboe, M. (2004). Hope, health work and quality of life in families of stroke survivors. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 48(4), 322-332.

Capaldi, V. F., Guerrero, M. L., & Kilgore W. D. (2011). Sleep disruptions among returning combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Military Medicine, 176(8), 879-888.

Carver, C. S., Scheier, M. F., & Weintraub, J. K. (1989). Assessing coping strategies: A theoretically based approach. Journal Of Personality And Social Psychology, 56(2), 267-283. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.56.2.267

Chao, R. C. (2011). Managing stress and maintaining well-being: Social support, problem-focused coping, and avoidant coping. Journal of Counseling and Development, 89, 338-348.

Coventry, W. L., Medland, S. E., Wray, N. R., Thorsteinsson, E. B., Heath, A. C., & Byrne, B. (2009). Phenotypic and discordant-monozygotic analyses of stress and perceived social support as antecedents to or sequelae of risk for depression. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(5), 468-488.

D’Eon, M., Sadownik, L., Harrison, A., & Nation, J. (2008). Using self-assessment to detect workshop success: Do they work? American Journal of Evaluation, 29(1), 92-98.

Dhabhar, F. S. (2009). Enhancing versus suppressive effects of stress on immune function: Implications for immunoprotection and immunopathology. Neuroimmunomodulation, 16, 300-317.

Edwards, D. & Burnard, P. (2003). A systematic review of stress and stress management interventions for mental health nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 42 (2), 169-200.

Ferguson, J. K., Willemsen, E. W., & Castañeto, M. V. (2010). Centering prayer as a healing response to everyday stress: A psychological and spiritual process. Pastoral Psychology, 59, 305-329.

Folkman, S. (2010). Stress, coping, and hope. Psycho-Oncology,19, 901-908.

Frick, L. R., Rapanelli, M., Bussmann, U. A., Klecha, A. J., Barreiro Arcos, M. L., Genaro, A. M., & Cremaschi, G. A. (2009). Involvement of thyroid hormones in the alternations of T-Cell immunity and tumor progression induced by chronic stress. Biological Psychiatry, 65(11), 935-942.

Gallagher, M. W., & Lopez, S. J. (2009). Positive expectancies and mental health: Identifying the unique contributions of hope and optimism. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4(6), 548-556.

Goh, Y.W., Sawang, S., & P.S. Oei. (2010). The revised transactional model (RTM) of occupational stress and coping: An improved process approach. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology, 3(1), 13-20.

Hillenberg, J. B., & DiLorenzo, T. M. (1987). Stress management training in health psychology practice: Critical clinical issues. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 18(4), 402-404.

Hourani, L. L., Council, C. L., Hubal, R. C., & Strange, L. B. (2011). Approaches to primary prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder in the military: A review of the stress control literature. Military Medicine, 176(7), 721-730.

Keefe, F. J., & Blumenthal, J. A. (2004). Health psychology: What will the future bring? Health Psychology. 23(2), 156-7.

Kelley, D. (2009). The effects of exercise and diet on stress. Nutritional Perspectives: Journal of the Council on Nutrition, 32(1), 37-39.

Kelso, T., French, D., & Fernandez, M. (2005). Stress and coping in primary caregivers of children with a disability: A qualitative study using the Lazarus and Folkman process model of coping. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 5(1), 3-10.

Kraft, P., & Yardley, L. (2009). Current issues and new directions in psychology and health: What is the future of digital interventions for health behavior change? Psychology and Health, 24(6), 615-618.

Lehrer, P. (2007). Principles and practice of stress management: Advances in the field. Biofeedback 35(3),82-84.

Lengacher, C. A., Johnson-Mallard, V., Barta, M., Fitzgerald, S., Moscoso, M. S., Post-White, J., …Kip, K. E. (2011). Feasibility of a mindfulness-based stress reduction program for early-state breast cancer survivors. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 29(2), 107-117.

Lilly, M.M., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2010). Intimate partner violence and PTSD: The moderating role of emotion-focused coping. Violence and Victims 25(5), 604-616.

Littrell, J. (2008). The mind-body connection: Not just a theory anymore. Social Work in Health Care, 46(4), 17-37.

Lupien, S. J., McEwen, B. S., Gunnar, M. R., & Heim, C. (2009). Effects of stress throughout the lifespan on the brain, behavior and cognition. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 10, 434-445.

Martin, R. A. (2002). Is laughter the best medicine: Humor, laughter, and physical health. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11, (6), 216-220.

Masters, K. S., France, C. R., & Thorn, B. E. (2009). Enhancing preparation among entry-level clinical health psychologists: Recommendations for “best practices” from the first meeting of the Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 3(4), 193-201.

Mora-Ripoll, R. (2011). Potential health benefits of simulated laughter: A narrative review of the literature and recommendations for future research. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 19, 170-177.

Murphy, L., Denis, R., Ward, C. P., & Tartar, J. L. (2010). Academic stress differentially influences perceived stress, salivary cortisol, and immunoglobulin-A in undergraduate students. Stress, 13(4), 365-370.

Nielsen, K., Taris, T. W., & Cox, T. (2010). The future of organizational interventions: Addressing the challenges of today’s organizations. Work & Stress, 24(3), 219-233.

Romeo, J., Wärnberg, J., Gómez-Martínez, S., Díaz, L. E., Marcos, A. (2008). Neuroimmunomodulation by nutrition in stress situations. Neuroimmunomodulation, 15(3), 165-169.

Rowe, A., & Regehr, C. (2010). Whatever gets you through today: An examination of cynical humor among emergency service professionals. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 15, 448-464.

Schaufeli, W. B., (2004). The future of occupational health psychology. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 53(4), 502-517.

Schwabe, L., Dickinson, A., & Wolf, O. T. (2011). Stress, habits, and drug addiction: A psychoneuroendocrinological perspective. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 19(1), 53-63.

Scott-Tilley, D., Tilton, A., & Sandel, M. (2010). Biologic correlates to the development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in female victims of intimate partner violence: Implications for practice. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 46(1), 26-36.

Segerstrom, S. C. (2010). Resources, stress, and immunity: An Ecological Perspective on human psychoneuroimmunology. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 40, 114-125.

Seifried, H. E. (2006). Oxidative stress and antioxidants: a link to disease and prevention? The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 18(3), 168-171.

Smith, T. W., & Suls, J. (2004). Introduction to the special section on the future of health psychology. Health Psychology, 23(2), 115-118.

Stauder, A., Konklÿ Thege, B., Kovács, M.E., Balog, P., Williams, V. P., & Williams, R. B. (2010). Worldwide stress: Different problems, similar solutions? Cultural adaptation and evaluation of a standardized stress management program in Hungary. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine,17, 25-32.

Steinert, Y., Boillat, M., Meterissian, S., Liben, S., & McLeod, P.J. (2008). Developing successful workshops: A workshop for educators. Medical Teacher, 30, 328-330.

Stokenberga, I. (2008). Humorous personality: Relationship to stress and well-being. Baltic Journal of Psychology, 9, (1,2), 70-84.

Suglia, S.F., Staudenmayer, J., Cohen, S., Enlow, M. B., Rick-Edwards, J. W., & Wright, R. J. (2010). Cumulative stress and cortisol disruption among black and Hispanic pregnant women in an urban cohort. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Practice, and Policy, 2,(4), 326-334.

Uchino, B. N. (2006). Social support and health: A review of physiological processes potentially underlying links to disease outcomes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 29(4), 377-387.

Vandekerckhove, M., & Cluydts, R. (2010). The emotional brain and sleep: An intimate relationship. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 14, 219-226.

Varlow, M., Wuthrich, V., Murrihy, R., Rémond, L., Tuqiri, R., van Kessel, J., & ... Kidman, A. (2009). Stress literacy in Australian adolescents. Youth Studies Australia, 28(4), 29-34.

Wells, J. R., & Anderston, S. T. (2011). Self-efficacy and social support in African Americans diagnosed with end stage renal disease. The ABNF Journal, 22(1), 9-12.

Wilson, D. R. (2010). Health consequences of childhood sexual abuse. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 46(1), 56-64.

Wilson, D. R. (2010). Stress management for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse: A holistic inquiry. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32(1), 103-127.

Wilson, D. R., & Warise, L. (2008). Cytokines and their role in depression. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 44(4), 285-289.

Yali, A., & Revenson, T. A. (2004). How changes in population demographics will impact health psychology: Incorporating a broader notion of cultural competence into the field. Health Psychology, 23(2), 147-155.

Other Readings

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