• Publications
  • Influence
Coping: pitfalls and promise.
Coping, defined as the thoughts and behaviors used to manage the internal and external demands of situations that are appraised as stressful, has been a focus of research in the social sciences forExpand
  • 2,286
  • 205
Positive affect and the other side of coping.
Although research on coping over the past 30 years has produced convergent evidence about the functions of coping and the factors that influence it, psychologists still have a great deal to learnExpand
  • 1,943
  • 87
  • PDF
Self-report Mindfulness as a Mediator of Psychological Well-being in a Stress Reduction Intervention for Cancer Patients—A Randomized Study
BackgroundThere is increasing recognition of mindfulness and mindfulness training as a way to decrease stress and increase psychological functioning.PurposeThe aims of this study were to examine theExpand
  • 264
  • 24
  • PDF
What works in coping with HIV? A meta-analysis with implications for coping with serious illness.
Knowledge of effective ways of coping with HIV is critical to help individuals with HIV maintain the best possible psychological and physical well-being. The purpose of the present article is toExpand
  • 196
  • 20
Distress and depression in men who have sex with men: the Urban Men's Health Study.
OBJECTIVE This study estimates the prevalence of depression and describes the correlates and independent associations of distress and depression among U.S. men who have sex with men. METHOD AExpand
  • 281
  • 17
  • PDF
Suicide attempts among gay and bisexual men: lifetime prevalence and antecedents.
OBJECTIVES We examined lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts and psychosocial correlates in a large population-based sample of men who have sex with men (MSM). METHODS A telephone probabilityExpand
  • 223
  • 17
  • PDF
Stress, Positive Emotion, and Coping
There is growing interest in positive aspects of the stress process, including positive outcomes of stress and antecedents that dispose individuals to appraise stressful situations more as aExpand
  • 446
  • 16
  • PDF
Positive Affect Predicts Lower Risk of AIDS Mortality
Objective: The objective of this study was to test the association of positive affect as measured by the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES‐D) with risk of AIDS mortality,Expand
  • 262
  • 13
Can Meditation Slow Rate of Cellular Aging? Cognitive Stress, Mindfulness, and Telomeres
Understanding the malleable determinants of cellular aging is critical to understanding human longevity. Telomeres may provide a pathway for exploring this question. Telomeres are the protective capsExpand
  • 232
  • 11
  • PDF
The association between dispositional mindfulness, psychological well-being, and perceived health in a Swedish population-based sample.
OBJECTIVES There is increasing recognition of the links between mindfulness, decreased stress, and healthier psychological functioning. However, the majority of this research has been conducted in USExpand
  • 162
  • 10
  • PDF