Todd B Kashdan

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Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Approaching psychological science with Kuhn's eyes
    Todd B Kashdan
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, US
    Am Psychol 59:272-3; author reply 273-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Substance use in young adults: associations with personality and gender
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Addict Behav 30:259-69. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Curiosity and exploration: facilitating positive subjective experiences and personal growth opportunities
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260, USA
    J Pers Assess 82:291-305. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety in parents of children with ADHD and varying levels of oppositional defiant behaviors: modeling relationships with family functioning
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:169-81. 2004
  5. pmc When curiosity breeds intimacy: taking advantage of intimacy opportunities and transforming boring conversations
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Pers 79:1369-402. 2011
  6. pmc Social anxiety and emotion regulation in daily life: spillover effects on positive and negative social events
    Antonina Savostyanova Farmer
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 41:152-62. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Fragile self-esteem and affective instability in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5 Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1609-19. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The high-novelty-seeking, impulsive subtype of generalized social anxiety disorder
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:535-41. 2008
  9. pmc How are curious people viewed and how do they behave in social situations? From the perspectives of self, friends, parents, and unacquainted observers
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Pers 81:142-54. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Whether, when, and how is spirituality related to well-being? Moving beyond single occasion questionnaires to understanding daily process
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1523-35. 2012

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Approaching psychological science with Kuhn's eyes
    Todd B Kashdan
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, US
    Am Psychol 59:272-3; author reply 273-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Substance use in young adults: associations with personality and gender
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Addict Behav 30:259-69. 2005
    ..For men, alcohol use and smoking were more likely to lead to marijuana use, compared to women. Our findings support differential pathways from personality to substance use, and gender appears to be an important moderating factor...
  3. ncbi request reprint Curiosity and exploration: facilitating positive subjective experiences and personal growth opportunities
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260, USA
    J Pers Assess 82:291-305. 2004
    ..Predicated on our personal growth facilitation model, we discuss the potential role of curiosity in advancing understanding of various psychological phenomena...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety in parents of children with ADHD and varying levels of oppositional defiant behaviors: modeling relationships with family functioning
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:169-81. 2004
    ..Sex moderated the effects of parental anxiety on Parental Warmth and Positive Involvement such that only for mothers did greater anxiety lead to less Parental Warmth and Positive Involvement...
  5. pmc When curiosity breeds intimacy: taking advantage of intimacy opportunities and transforming boring conversations
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Pers 79:1369-402. 2011
    ..Results could not be attributed to physical attraction or positive affect. Collectively, results suggest that positive social interactions benefit from an open and curious mind-set...
  6. pmc Social anxiety and emotion regulation in daily life: spillover effects on positive and negative social events
    Antonina Savostyanova Farmer
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 41:152-62. 2012
    ..Our findings support theories of emotion regulation difficulties associated with social anxiety. In particular, for people high in social anxiety, maladaptive strategy use contributed to diminished reward responsiveness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fragile self-esteem and affective instability in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5 Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1609-19. 2006
    ..These data suggest self-esteem instability is important in understanding the lives of veterans with and without PTSD...
  8. ncbi request reprint The high-novelty-seeking, impulsive subtype of generalized social anxiety disorder
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:535-41. 2008
    ..These findings contribute to growing evidence for the heterogeneity of SAD. High-novelty-seeking, risk-prone, and disinhibited behavior tendencies are a characteristic feature of a distinct subgroup...
  9. pmc How are curious people viewed and how do they behave in social situations? From the perspectives of self, friends, parents, and unacquainted observers
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Pers 81:142-54. 2013
    ..People who are open and curious orient their lives around an appreciation of novelty and a strong urge to explore, discover, and grow. Researchers have recently shown that being an open, curious person is linked to healthy social outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Whether, when, and how is spirituality related to well-being? Moving beyond single occasion questionnaires to understanding daily process
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1523-35. 2012
    ..These results provide new insights into how spirituality operates as a fluctuating experience in daily life...
  11. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety spectrum and diminished positive experiences: theoretical synthesis and meta-analysis
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:348-65. 2007
    ..Overall, these findings highlight the importance of diminished positive psychological experiences in understanding excessive social anxiety...
  12. doi request reprint Social anxiety and positive emotions: a prospective examination of a self-regulatory model with tendencies to suppress or express emotions as a moderating variable
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Ther 39:1-12. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that relations between social anxiety and positive emotional experiences over time are best understood in the context of meaningful individual differences such as affect regulatory strategies...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of social anxiety and depressive symptoms on the frequency and quality of sexual activity: a daily process approach
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:352-60. 2011
    ..Controlling for depressive symptoms did not meaningfully change the social anxiety effects on daily sexuality. Our findings suggest that fulfilling sexual activity is often compromised by social anxiety...
  14. doi request reprint Anxiety disorders moderate the association between externalizing problems and substance use disorders: data from the National Comorbidity Survey-Revised
    Stefan G Hofmann
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:529-34. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Gratitude and hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in Vietnam war veterans
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3FS, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:177-99. 2006
    ..Daily gratitude was uniquely associated with each dimension of daily well-being in both groups. Although preliminary, these results provide support for the further investigation of gratitude in trauma survivors...
  16. doi request reprint Social anxiety and the experience of positive emotion and anger in everyday life: an ecological momentary assessment approach
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:259-72. 2010
    ..Interestingly, people with relatively higher levels of social anxiety reported fewer and less intense positive emotions and greater anger episodes across social and non-social situations...
  17. doi request reprint Dynamic, contextual approaches to studying personality in the social world
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Pers 79:1177-90. 2011
    ..We hope that this collection of articles deepens personality science and reminds readers that to truly understand human beings, they cannot be divorced from their social milieu...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety disorder in veterans affairs primary care clinics
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:233-47. 2006
    ..These results attest to strong relations between SAD and PTSD, the inadequate recognition of SAD in primary care settings, and the significant distress and impairment associated with SAD in veterans...
  19. doi request reprint Coping self-efficacy as a mediator between catastrophizing and physical functioning: treatment target selection in an osteoarthritis sample
    Patrick E McKnight
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MSN 3F5, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 4400, USA
    J Behav Med 33:239-49. 2010
    ..Treatments targeting both self-efficacy and catastrophizing may have greater impact on physical functioning compared to treatments that focus on only one...
  20. pmc A self-administered Timeline Followback to measure variations in underage drinkers' alcohol intake and binge drinking
    R Lorraine Collins
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    Addict Behav 33:196-200. 2008
    ..Regular binge drinkers reported more alcohol problems. The STLFB is an easy-to-administer measure of variations in alcohol intake, which can be useful for understanding drinking behavior...
  21. doi request reprint Emotion differentiation moderates aggressive tendencies in angry people: A daily diary analysis
    Richard S Pond
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Emotion 12:326-37. 2012
    ..These results highlight the importance of considering how angry people differentiate their emotions in predicting their aggressive responses to anger...
  22. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety and romantic relationships: the costs and benefits of negative emotion expression are context-dependent
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Mail Stop 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:475-92. 2007
    ..Findings were not attributable to depressive symptoms. These results suggest that the costs and benefits of emotion expression are influenced by a person's degree of social anxiety...
  23. ncbi request reprint A prospective investigation of the impact of attachment style on stress generation among clinically depressed individuals
    Kathryn A Bottonari
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo The State University at New York, Room 221, Park Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:179-88. 2007
    ..Likewise, a dismissing attachment style predicted stress associated with dependent events among mildly depressed individuals. These effects were not present among our more severely depressed participants...
  24. doi request reprint Gratitude and subjective well-being in early adolescence: examining gender differences
    Jeffrey J Froh
    Hofstra University, Department of Psychology, 210 Hauser Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549, USA
    J Adolesc 32:633-50. 2009
    ..The relation between gratitude and family support was moderated by gender, indicating that boys, compared with girls, appear to derive more social benefits from gratitude. Strengths, limitations, and implications are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety and posttraumatic stress in combat veterans: relations to well-being and character strengths
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, MS 3F5 Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:561-83. 2006
    ..Our findings support the value of directly addressing social anxiety in the study and treatment of PTSD...
  26. ncbi request reprint The neglected relationship between social interaction anxiety and hedonic deficits: differentiation from depressive symptoms
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Park Hall, Box 604110, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:719-30. 2004
    ..These data provide some evidence for an association between social interaction anxiety and hedonic deficits that is not attributable to covariance with other internalizing conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Behavioral couples therapy for drug-abusing patients: effects on partner violence
    William Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 1016, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:87-96. 2002
    ..Dyadic adjustment, frequency of heavy drinking, and frequency of drug use during the year after treatment mediated the relationship between type of treatment and the prevalence of male-to-female physical aggression...
  28. doi request reprint Capturing the biases of socially anxious people by addressing partner effects and situational parameters
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Ther 42:211-23. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that the study of SA cannot be understood using decontextualized approaches, instead requiring consideration of the synergy among the person, partner, and situation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expanding the topography of social anxiety. An experience-sampling assessment of positive emotions, positive events, and emotion suppression
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:120-8. 2006
    ..Possible clinical implications are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of using cellular phones to collect ecological momentary assessment data: application to alcohol consumption
    R Lorraine Collins
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14203 1016, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:73-8. 2003
    ..Although preliminary, this study suggests that CM is a promising alternative to PM...
  31. ncbi request reprint Experiential avoidance as a generalized psychological vulnerability: comparisons with coping and emotion regulation strategies
    Todd B Kashdan
    George Mason University, Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1301-20. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Anhedonia and emotional numbing in combat veterans with PTSD
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:457-67. 2006
    ..Results were consistent with research on the distinction of appetitive and aversive functioning, providing insight into the nature of PTSD...
  33. doi request reprint Emotion differentiation as resilience against excessive alcohol use: an ecological momentary assessment in underage social drinkers
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:1341-7. 2010
    ..These findings provide support for a novel methodology and dimension for understanding the influence of emotions on substance-use patterns...
  34. doi request reprint Stress-induced drinking in parents of boys with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder: heterogeneous groups in an experimental study of adult-child interactions
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:919-27. 2013
    ..Decisions about the nature and proper treatment of parents raising children with ADHD may be compromised by failure to attend to individual differences in stress reactivity and inclinations to use drinking to cope. ..
  35. pmc Psychological flexibility as a fundamental aspect of health
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:865-78. 2010
    ..Throughout, we emphasize dynamic approaches that might capture this fluid construct in the real-world...
  36. ncbi request reprint Facilitating creativity by regulating curiosity
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Am Psychol 57:373-4. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint An examination of indirect risk of exposure to HIV among wives of substance-abusing men
    William Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 1016, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:65-76. 2003
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Who volunteers for phase I clinical trials? Influences of anxiety, social anxiety and depressive symptoms on self-selection and the reporting of adverse events
    Luis Almeida
    Department of Research and Development, BIAL, Portela and Co, SA, A Av da Siderurgia Nacional, 4745 457 S Mamede do Coronado, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 64:575-82. 2008
    ..To investigate the influence of anxiety, social anxiety and depressive symptoms on the willingness of healthy subjects to volunteer for phase I studies and to report adverse events...
  39. pmc Social anxiety and disinhibition: an analysis of curiosity and social rank appraisals, approach-avoidance conflicts, and disruptive risk-taking behavior
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:925-39. 2008
    ..Conclusions about the nature of social anxiety may be compromised by not attending to existing differences in self-regulatory orientation and strategies...
  40. doi request reprint Understanding the search for meaning in life: personality, cognitive style, and the dynamic between seeking and experiencing meaning
    Michael F Steger
    Educational and Counseling Psychology, College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Pers 76:199-228. 2008
    ..Study 3 found that basic motive dispositions moderated relations between search for meaning and its presence. Results highlight the importance of basic personality dispositions in understanding the search for meaning and its correlates...
  41. ncbi request reprint Structural validity of the posttraumatic stress disorder checklist among college students with a trauma history
    Jon D Elhai
    The University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1471-8. 2007
    ..Results further attest to the PTSD Checklist's construct validity, and to research finding that PTSD avoidance and numbing constructs are distinct...
  42. ncbi request reprint Empirical examination of a proposed refinement to DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder symptom criteria using the National Comorbidity Survey Replication data
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 2390, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:597-602. 2008
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  43. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety, depressive symptoms, and post-event rumination: affective consequences and social contextual influences
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 21:284-301. 2007
    ..Fitting with relevant theory, findings implicated symptom and social contextual variables that moderate the affective consequences of rumination...
  44. pmc Anxiety sensitivity and affect regulatory strategies: individual and interactive risk factors for anxiety-related symptoms
    Todd B Kashdan
    Department of Psychology, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:429-40. 2008
    ..Results are discussed in the context of how and when affect regulatory behavior shifts individuals from normative anxiety to pathology...