• Publications
  • Influence
Written emotional expression: effect sizes, outcome types, and moderating variables.
  • J. Smyth
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1 February 1998
A research synthesis was conducted to examine the relationship between a written emotional expression task and subsequent health. This writing task was found to lead to significantly improved healthExpand
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Ecological momentary interventions: incorporating mobile technology into psychosocial and health behaviour treatments.
PURPOSE Psychosocial and health behaviour treatments and therapies can be extended beyond traditional research or clinical settings by using mobile technology to deliver interventions to individualsExpand
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Daily and momentary mood and stress are associated with binge eating and vomiting in bulimia nervosa patients in the natural environment.
The relation of mood and stress to binge eating and vomiting in the natural environments of patients with bulimia nervosa (BN) was examined using real-time data collection. Women (n = 131; mean age =Expand
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Effects of writing about stressful experiences on symptom reduction in patients with asthma or rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Nonpharmacological treatments with little patient cost or risk are useful supplements to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of patients with chronic illness. Research has demonstrated thatExpand
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Beyond Self-Selection in Video Game Play: An Experimental Examination of the Consequences of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game Play
  • J. Smyth
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw.
  • 10 October 2007
There is burgeoning interest in the study of video games. Existing work is limited by the use of correlational designs and is thus unable to make causal inferences or remove self-selection biasesExpand
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Effects of past, current, and anticipated naturalistic daily stressors and of affect on salivary cortisol levels were examined. Participants (120) reported on stressors and affect 6 x /day inExpand
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Individual differences in the diurnal cycle of cortisol
This study investigated individual differences in the diurnal cycle of cortisol and explored their relation to several psychosocial variables and to upper-respiratory symptoms. Cortisol and dailyExpand
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Individual differences in the diurnal cycle of salivary free cortisol: a replication of flattened cycles for some individuals
Free cortisol measured in saliva has been shown to have the same diurnal rhythm as serum cortisol, one that typically declines rapidly throughout the waking day. A recent study showed that over 15%Expand
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Ecological Momentary Assessment Research in Behavioral medicine
Behavioral medicine research often seeks to examine relatively complex theoretical models and clinical processes. Traditional designs, based on retrospective self-report in the natural environment orExpand
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Anger toward God: social-cognitive predictors, prevalence, and links with adjustment to bereavement and cancer.
Many people see themselves as being in a relationship with God and see this bond as comforting. Yet, perceived relationships with God also carry the potential for experiencing anger toward God, asExpand
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