Wendy Birmingham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social ties and cardiovascular function: an examination of relationship positivity and negativity during stress
    Wendy Birmingham
    Health Psychology Program, Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 74:114-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Relationships and cardiovascular risk: perceived spousal ambivalence in specific relationship contexts and its links to inflammation
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah
    Health Psychol 32:1067-75. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The influence of close relationships on nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Brigham Young University, Department of Psychology, 1024 Spencer W Kimball Tower, Provo, UT 84602 5543, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 71:211-7. 2009
  4. pmc Subliminal activation of social ties moderates cardiovascular reactivity during acute stress
    McKenzie Carlisle
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Health Psychol 31:217-25. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Knowing your partner is not enough: spousal importance moderates the link between attitude familiarity and ambulatory blood pressure
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Behav Med 36:549-55. 2013
  6. pmc Specific dimensions of perceived support and ambulatory blood pressure: which support functions appear most beneficial and for whom?
    Kimberly S Bowen
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:317-24. 2013
  7. pmc Social relationships and health: is feeling positive, negative, or both (ambivalent) about your social ties related to telomeres?
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:789-96. 2012
  8. pmc Psychological pathways linking social support to health outcomes: a visit with the "ghosts" of research past, present, and future
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:949-57. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Married with children: the influence of parental status and gender on ambulatory blood pressure
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1024 Spencer W Kimball Tower, Provo, UT 84020, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:170-9. 2009
  10. pmc Evaluative threat and ambulatory blood pressure: cardiovascular effects of social stress in daily experience
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:763-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Social ties and cardiovascular function: an examination of relationship positivity and negativity during stress
    Wendy Birmingham
    Health Psychology Program, Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 74:114-9. 2009
    ..Results of this study suggest that the quality of one's relationships is an important moderator of cardiovascular reactivity during stress...
  2. doi request reprint Relationships and cardiovascular risk: perceived spousal ambivalence in specific relationship contexts and its links to inflammation
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah
    Health Psychol 32:1067-75. 2013
    ..We thus examined if perceived spousal relationship quality in three theoretically important contexts (i.e., support, capitalization, everyday life) predicted inflammation...
  3. ncbi request reprint The influence of close relationships on nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Brigham Young University, Department of Psychology, 1024 Spencer W Kimball Tower, Provo, UT 84602 5543, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 71:211-7. 2009
    ..Overall, this study found an association between close relationships and BP dipping, thus identifying one virtually unexplored mechanism by which close relationships may have a protective influence on health...
  4. pmc Subliminal activation of social ties moderates cardiovascular reactivity during acute stress
    McKenzie Carlisle
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Health Psychol 31:217-25. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Knowing your partner is not enough: spousal importance moderates the link between attitude familiarity and ambulatory blood pressure
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Behav Med 36:549-55. 2013
    ..These data are discussed in light of how attitude familiarity and spousal importance may jointly influence health outcomes and the social-cognitive mechanisms potentially responsible for such links. ..
  6. pmc Specific dimensions of perceived support and ambulatory blood pressure: which support functions appear most beneficial and for whom?
    Kimberly S Bowen
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:317-24. 2013
    ..These data are discussed in terms of the importance of considering specific support components and the contextual processes that might influence such links...
  7. pmc Social relationships and health: is feeling positive, negative, or both (ambivalent) about your social ties related to telomeres?
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:789-96. 2012
    ..These questions are pursued in the context of a more comprehensive model of relationships that highlights the importance of jointly considering positive and negative aspects of social ties...
  8. pmc Psychological pathways linking social support to health outcomes: a visit with the "ghosts" of research past, present, and future
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:949-57. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Married with children: the influence of parental status and gender on ambulatory blood pressure
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1024 Spencer W Kimball Tower, Provo, UT 84020, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:170-9. 2009
    ..Although there is substantial evidence that social relationships and marriage may influence both psychological and physical health, little is known about the influence of children...
  10. pmc Evaluative threat and ambulatory blood pressure: cardiovascular effects of social stress in daily experience
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:763-6. 2012
    ..In such nonexperimental ambulatory studies, it is essential to distinguish effects of evaluative threat from related constructs known to alter stress, such as ability perceptions and concerns about appearance...
  11. doi request reprint Are older adults less or more physiologically reactive? A meta-analysis of age-related differences in cardiovascular reactivity to laboratory tasks
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 S 1530 E, Room 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:154-62. 2010
    ..These data are discussed in light of existing self-regulatory models and important future research directions...
  12. pmc Social support and the reactivity hypothesis: conceptual issues in examining the efficacy of received support during acute psychological stress
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, United States
    Biol Psychol 86:137-42. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint On the importance of knowing your partner's views: attitude familiarity is associated with better interpersonal functioning and lower ambulatory blood pressure in daily life
    David M Sanbonmatsu
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112 0251, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:131-7. 2011
    ..Relationships have been linked to significant physical health outcomes. However, little is known about the more specific processes that might be responsible for such links...
  14. doi request reprint Is there something unique about marriage? The relative impact of marital status, relationship quality, and network social support on ambulatory blood pressure and mental health
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1024 Spencer W Kimball Tower, Provo, UT 84602 5543, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:239-44. 2008
    ..Having close social relationships and being married specifically have been reliably associated with health benefits including lower morbidity and mortality...