Carole K Holahan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in positive self-appraisal from midlife to later aging
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:247-67. 2003
  2. pmc Relationship of perceived environmental characteristics to leisure-time physical activity and meeting recommendations for physical activity in Texas
    Katherine S Velasquez
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A24. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Purposiveness and leisure-time physical activity in women in early midlife
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Women Health 51:661-75. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceived strategies and activities for successful later aging
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 72:343-59. 2011
  5. pmc Depressive symptoms and smoking in middle-aged and older women
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:722-31. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-appraisal, life satisfaction, and retrospective life choices across one and three decades
    C K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Psychol Aging 14:238-44. 1999
  7. doi request reprint Purposiveness, physical activity, and perceived health in cardiac patients
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1772-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal change in happiness during aging: the predictive role of positive expectancies
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 66:229-41. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Adulthood predictors of health promoting behavior in later aging
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 58:289-313. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal predictors of proactive goals and activity participation at age 80
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Bellmont Hall 222 D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P418-25. 2002

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in positive self-appraisal from midlife to later aging
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:247-67. 2003
    ..Self-appraisals in later aging were related to current life satisfaction. The results are discussed in terms of the role of the self-concept and the self-narrative in life-span development...
  2. pmc Relationship of perceived environmental characteristics to leisure-time physical activity and meeting recommendations for physical activity in Texas
    Katherine S Velasquez
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A24. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship of perceived environmental characteristics to self-reported physical activity in Texas adults using 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data...
  3. doi request reprint Purposiveness and leisure-time physical activity in women in early midlife
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Women Health 51:661-75. 2011
    ..These results suggest that women with a sense of purpose may be better able to achieve acceptable levels of physical activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceived strategies and activities for successful later aging
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 72:343-59. 2011
    ..History of higher-level occupations was related to more productive activities. Results are discussed in terms of the challenges of later aging...
  5. pmc Depressive symptoms and smoking in middle-aged and older women
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:722-31. 2011
    ..Smoking research and intervention efforts have neglected older women. Depressive symptoms, which are common in middle-aged and older women, are related to the maintenance of adult smoking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-appraisal, life satisfaction, and retrospective life choices across one and three decades
    C K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Psychol Aging 14:238-44. 1999
    ..In an integrative structural equation model, the relation between the midlife self-appraisal of having lived up to intellectual abilities and overall satisfaction at age 80 was mediated by life satisfaction discrepancy at age 61...
  7. doi request reprint Purposiveness, physical activity, and perceived health in cardiac patients
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1772-8. 2008
    ..This study examined the relationship of purposiveness, defined as maintaining purpose in life and a sense of personal growth, with physical activity and perceived health in a sample of cardiac outpatients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal change in happiness during aging: the predictive role of positive expectancies
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 66:229-41. 2008
    ..Moreover, positive expectancies about aging, assessed at an average age of 61, predicted greater happiness at ages 70, 75, and 80. These results held controlling for prior happiness, as well as for prior self-rated health and income...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adulthood predictors of health promoting behavior in later aging
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 58:289-313. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal predictors of proactive goals and activity participation at age 80
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Bellmont Hall 222 D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P418-25. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of contemporary research and theory concerning the self-concept and life span development...
  11. doi request reprint Late-life alcohol consumption and 20-year mortality
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology A8000, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1961-71. 2010
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  12. pmc Smoking status, physical health-related quality of life, and mortality in middle-aged and older women
    Carole K Holahan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:662-9. 2013
    ..There is a lack of knowledge concerning the relation of level of smoking to quality of life and mortality among middle-aged and older women smokers...
  13. doi request reprint Social influences on smoking in middle-aged and older women
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:519-26. 2012
    ..Overall, the present results indicate that social influences are important correlates of smoking status, smoking level, smoking cessation, and smoking relapse among middle-aged and older women...
  14. pmc Depressive symptoms, drinking problems, and smoking cessation in older smokers
    Brent A Kenney
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, United States
    Addict Behav 34:548-53. 2009
    ..Understanding the mechanisms underlying depression and cigarette smoking among older adults is applicable to secondary prevention and treatment and suggests additional public health benefits from treating depression in older persons...
  15. doi request reprint Depression and vulnerability to incident physical illness across 10 years
    Charles J Holahan
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Affect Disord 123:222-9. 2010
    ..Moreover, whereas almost all previous research on depression and incident physical illness has involved specific physical illnesses, the present study examines the link between depression and incident physical illness more generally...
  16. pmc Wine consumption and 20-year mortality among late-life moderate drinkers
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:80-8. 2012
    ..Despite a growing consensus that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with reduced total mortality, whether wine consumption provides an additional, unique protective effect is unresolved...
  17. ncbi request reprint Unipolar depression, life context vulnerabilities, and drinking to cope
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:269-75. 2004
    ..Depressed patients experienced more negative life events and less family support than did community controls. These underlying life context vulnerabilities explained the relationship between depressed patient status and drinking to cope...
  18. doi request reprint Episodic heavy drinking and 20-year total mortality among late-life moderate drinkers
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:1432-8. 2014
    ..This study examined the association between episodic heavy drinking and total mortality among moderate-drinking older adults...
  19. pmc Stress generation, avoidance coping, and depressive symptoms: a 10-year model
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:658-66. 2005
    ..These findings broaden knowledge about the stress-generation process and elucidate a key mechanism through which avoidance coping is linked to depressive symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in American workers
    Brent A Kenney
    Department of Psychology, A8000, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:179-82. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in a large sample of American workers...
  21. doi request reprint Spousal similarity in coping and depressive symptoms over 10 years
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin TX 78712, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:551-9. 2007
    ..These findings support social contextual models of psychological adjustment that emphasize the importance of dynamic interdependencies between individuals in close relationships...
  22. ncbi request reprint Drinking to cope and alcohol use and abuse in unipolar depression: a 10-year model
    Charles J Holahan
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:159-65. 2003
    ..Individuals who had a stronger propensity to drink to cope at baseline showed a stronger connection between depressive symptoms and both alcohol consumption and drinking problems...