M F Scheier

Summary

Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimism and rehospitalization after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    M F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:829-35. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The Life Engagement Test: assessing purpose in life
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Behav Med 29:291-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Moderators of interventions designed to enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women with early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5710-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Interventions to enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women who are ending nonhormonal adjuvant treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:4298-311. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Illness representations according to age and effects on health behaviors following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    B B Gump
    State University of New York at Oswego, Department of Psychology, 13126, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:284-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Scaling back goals and recalibration of the affect system are processes in normal adaptive self-regulation: understanding 'response shift' phenomena
    C S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:1715-22. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Does who you marry matter for your health? Influence of patients' and spouses' personality on their partners' psychological well-being following coronary artery bypass surgery
    John M Ruiz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:255-67. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient suffering and caregiver compassion: new opportunities for research, practice, and policy
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 47:4-13. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Adaptive self-regulation of unattainable goals: goal disengagement, goal reengagement, and subjective well-being
    Carsten Wrosch
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1494-508. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Personality and quality of life: the importance of optimism and goal adjustment
    Carsten Wrosch
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 12:59-72. 2003

Research Grants

  1. The Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center - II
    Michael Scheier; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimism and rehospitalization after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    M F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:829-35. 1999
    ..To determine whether optimism predicts lower rates of rehospitalization after coronary artery bypass graft surgery for the 6 months after surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Life Engagement Test: assessing purpose in life
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Behav Med 29:291-8. 2006
    ..Discussion centers on the use of the Life Engagement Test in behavioral medicine and health psychology research and recent associations that have begun to emerge between the scale and health-relevant outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Moderators of interventions designed to enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women with early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5710-4. 2007
    ..To identify factors that condition or moderate the impact of a previously described set of interventions on psychological and physical adjustment after diagnosis and treatment for early-stage breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Interventions to enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women who are ending nonhormonal adjuvant treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:4298-311. 2005
    ..To conduct a clinical trial to determine if an educational intervention and a nutritional intervention could enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women completing treatment for early-stage breast cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Illness representations according to age and effects on health behaviors following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    B B Gump
    State University of New York at Oswego, Department of Psychology, 13126, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:284-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These findings demonstrate significant differences in illness representations as a function of age. Furthermore, differences in postoperative health behaviors were consistent with differing illness representations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Scaling back goals and recalibration of the affect system are processes in normal adaptive self-regulation: understanding 'response shift' phenomena
    C S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:1715-22. 2000
    ..Other such phenomena are accounted for by the principle of hierarchical organization among the self-regulatory goals that comprise the self...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does who you marry matter for your health? Influence of patients' and spouses' personality on their partners' psychological well-being following coronary artery bypass surgery
    John M Ruiz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:255-67. 2006
    ..Relationship satisfaction moderated these effects. These results suggest that partners' personality traits are important determinants of both patients' and their caregiving spouses' well-being...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient suffering and caregiver compassion: new opportunities for research, practice, and policy
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 47:4-13. 2007
    ..We conclude with a discussion of implications and future directions for clinical intervention, research, and policy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adaptive self-regulation of unattainable goals: goal disengagement, goal reengagement, and subjective well-being
    Carsten Wrosch
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1494-508. 2003
    ..In addition, the results showed that goal disengagement and goal reengagement can have interactive effects on subjective well-being. The importance of the findings for effective self-regulation and successful development are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Personality and quality of life: the importance of optimism and goal adjustment
    Carsten Wrosch
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 12:59-72. 2003
    ..The reported evidence supports the conclusion that individual differences in people's abilities to adjust to unattainable goals are associated with a good quality of life...
  11. ncbi request reprint Giving up on unattainable goals: benefits for health?
    Carsten Wrosch
    Concordia University, Department of Psychology and Centre for Research in Human Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:251-65. 2007
    ..The results also indicate that subjective well-being can mediate the associations between goal disengagement tendencies and physical health...
  12. ncbi request reprint Self-regulation of common age-related challenges: benefits for older adults' psychological and physical health
    Carsten Wrosch
    Centre for Research in Human Development, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada H4B 1R6
    J Behav Med 29:299-306. 2006
    ..The findings from cross-sectional, longitudinal, and experimental studies document the importance of adaptive self-regulation for maintaining older adults' health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Really, disease doesn't matter? A commentary on correlates of depressive symptoms in women treated for early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    J Clin Oncol 24:2407-8. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of optimism in social network development, coping, and psychological adjustment during a life transition
    Ian Brissette
    Insititute for Health Health Care Policy and Aging, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08901, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:102-11. 2002
    ..Mediational analyses were consistent with a model in which increases in social support and greater use of positive reinterpretation and growth contributed to the superior adjustment that optimists experienced...
  15. ncbi request reprint Regret and quality of life across the adult life span: the influence of disengagement and available future goals
    Carsten Wrosch
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Research in Human Development, Concordia University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Aging 20:657-70. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the findings support the adaptive value of disengagement and available future goals for managing life regrets in older adults...

Research Grants2

  1. The Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center - II
    Michael Scheier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Support-in-kind from the host institutions will enable us to leverage the funds provided by the RFA to expand Center activities that would not otherwise be possible. ..