Stephanie L Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Providing social support may be more beneficial than receiving it: results from a prospective study of mortality
    Stephanie L Brown
    Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106 1248, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:320-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The interplay among risk factors for suicidal ideation and suicide: the role of depression, poor health, and loved ones' messages of support and criticism
    Stephanie L Brown
    Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:131-41. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Religion and emotional compensation: results from a prospective study of widowhood
    Stephanie L Brown
    Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1165-74. 2004
  4. pmc Does a helping hand mean a heavy heart? Helping behavior and well-being among spouse caregivers
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:108-17. 2010
  5. pmc Caring for individuals with dementia and cognitive impairment, not dementia: findings from the aging, demographics, and memory study
    Gwenith G Fisher
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:488-94. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Mispredictions and misrecollections: challenges for subjective outcome measurement
    Dylan M Smith
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:418-24. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Coping with spousal loss: potential buffering effects of self-reported helping behavior
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:849-61. 2008
  8. pmc Caregiving behavior is associated with decreased mortality risk
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:488-94. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Are subjective well-being measures any better than decision utility measures?
    Dylan M Smith
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:85-91. 2008
  10. pmc Social closeness increases salivary progesterone in humans
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Horm Behav 56:108-11. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Providing social support may be more beneficial than receiving it: results from a prospective study of mortality
    Stephanie L Brown
    Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106 1248, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:320-7. 2003
    ..These results have implications for understanding how social contact influences health and longevity...
  2. ncbi request reprint The interplay among risk factors for suicidal ideation and suicide: the role of depression, poor health, and loved ones' messages of support and criticism
    Stephanie L Brown
    Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:131-41. 2003
    ..This relationship was not observed for non-depressed participants in good health. The results are discussed in terms of their implications for suicide prevention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Religion and emotional compensation: results from a prospective study of widowhood
    Stephanie L Brown
    Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1165-74. 2004
    ..Finally, insecure individuals were most likely to benefit from increasing the importance of their beliefs. Results are discussed in terms of the potential value of applying psychological theory to the study of religion...
  4. pmc Does a helping hand mean a heavy heart? Helping behavior and well-being among spouse caregivers
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:108-17. 2010
    ..Helping valued loved ones may promote caregivers' well-being...
  5. pmc Caring for individuals with dementia and cognitive impairment, not dementia: findings from the aging, demographics, and memory study
    Gwenith G Fisher
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:488-94. 2011
    ..To compare the characteristics and outcomes of caregivers of adults with dementia with those of caregivers of adults with cognitive impairment, not dementia (CIND)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mispredictions and misrecollections: challenges for subjective outcome measurement
    Dylan M Smith
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:418-24. 2008
    ..To review research from the behavioral sciences that demonstrates how predictions of future events--and memories of past events--are often systematically biased...
  7. doi request reprint Coping with spousal loss: potential buffering effects of self-reported helping behavior
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:849-61. 2008
    ..Implications of these results for theoretical approaches to the study of close relationships and well-being are discussed...
  8. pmc Caregiving behavior is associated with decreased mortality risk
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:488-94. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that it may be premature to conclude that health risks for caregivers are due to providing active help. Indeed, under some circumstances, caregivers may actually benefit from providing care...
  9. doi request reprint Are subjective well-being measures any better than decision utility measures?
    Dylan M Smith
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:85-91. 2008
    ..We conclude with a call for expanded research into developing new tools for quantifying health-related quality of life that are more valid, more sensitive to changes in health status, and less biased...
  10. pmc Social closeness increases salivary progesterone in humans
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Horm Behav 56:108-11. 2009
    ..Across conditions, progesterone increase one week later predicted the willingness to sacrifice for the partner. These results are discussed in terms of the links between social contact, stress, and health...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in chronic kidney disease: peer mentoring program personalizes advance directives discussions
    Erica Perry
    University of Michigan s Institute for Social Research, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 17:28-31. 2003
    ..In conjunction with renal social work and the renal team, peer mentoring is a wonderful program that can decrease anxiety and preserve caring relationships in our burgeoning dialysis communities...

Research Grants1

  1. Social Support and Depression Among Dialysis Patients
    Stephanie Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this project will be used to develop and test a mental health intervention for dialysis patients that takes into consideration the potential risks and benefits of social support. ..