Affiliation: University of Zurich
- Effects of coping-oriented couples therapy on depression: a randomized clinical trialGuy Bodenmann
Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
J Consult Clin Psychol 76:944-54. 2008....
- The association between daily stress and sexual activityGuy Bodenmann
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmuhlestrasse 14 23, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
J Fam Psychol 24:271-9. 2010..Implications for sexuality research in close relationships and methods for studying cyclical processes are discussed...
- Intranasal oxytocin increases positive communication and reduces cortisol levels during couple conflictBeate Ditzen
Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Biol Psychiatry 65:728-31. 2009..However, to date there have been no studies investigating the effects of central oxytocin mechanisms on behavior and physiology in human couple interaction...
- Dyadic coping, insecure attachment, and cortisol stress recovery following experimentally induced stressNathalie Meuwly
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
J Fam Psychol 26:937-47. 2012..This study highlights the value of examining the interplay between partners' behaviors and attachment orientations in order to understand the impact of stress on close relationships and partners' health...
- Effects of different kinds of couple interaction on cortisol and heart rate responses to stress in womenBeate Ditzen
Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Binzmuhlestrasse 14 Box 26, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:565-74. 2007..More importantly, these findings imply a direct protective effect of touch on stress-related neurobiological systems as a possible underlying mechanism of health beneficial effects of positive couple interaction...