Crystal L Park

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Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dimensions of religiousness and spirituality as predictors of well-being in advanced chronic heart failure patients
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    J Relig Health 53:579-90. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Prospective risk factors for subsequent exposure to potentially traumatic events
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 26:254-69. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The impact of Yoga upon young adult cancer survivors
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 19:77-82. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Is religious coping related to better quality of life following acute myocardial infarction?
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Relig Health 51:1337-46. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Expanding coping goodness-of-fit: religious coping, health locus of control, and depressed affect in heart failure patients
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Box 1020, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 25:137-53. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Meaning making and psychological adjustment following cancer: the mediating roles of growth, life meaning, and restored just-world beliefs
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:863-75. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Positive and negative health behavior changes in cancer survivors: a stress and coping perspective
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:1198-206. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Pathways to posttraumatic growth versus posttraumatic stress: coping and emotional reactions following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:300-12. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Religiousness/spirituality and health behaviors in younger adult cancer survivors: does faith promote a healthier lifestyle?
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Behav Med 32:582-91. 2009
  10. pmc Self-identity after cancer: "survivor", "victim", "patient", and "person with cancer"
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S430-5. 2009

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Dimensions of religiousness and spirituality as predictors of well-being in advanced chronic heart failure patients
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269 1020, USA
    J Relig Health 53:579-90. 2014
    ..These results are consistent with the view that in advanced disease, RS may not affect physical well-being but may have potent influences on other aspects of well-being, particularly existential aspects. ..
  2. doi request reprint Prospective risk factors for subsequent exposure to potentially traumatic events
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 26:254-69. 2013
    ..Subsequent dependent PTE exposure was predicted by more previous PTEs and binge drinking, and was somewhat higher in ethnic minority students. Implications for prevention efforts are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of Yoga upon young adult cancer survivors
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 19:77-82. 2013
    ..Results suggest that yoga use is more commonly used by cancer survivors with greater resources. Understanding more about the use of yoga by cancer survivors may facilitate the development and promotion of yoga-based interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Is religious coping related to better quality of life following acute myocardial infarction?
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Relig Health 51:1337-46. 2012
    ..These results suggest that religious coping appears to be maladaptive in dealing with acute MI, perhaps because this type of recovery requires more active forms of coping...
  5. doi request reprint Expanding coping goodness-of-fit: religious coping, health locus of control, and depressed affect in heart failure patients
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Box 1020, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 25:137-53. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Meaning making and psychological adjustment following cancer: the mediating roles of growth, life meaning, and restored just-world beliefs
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:863-75. 2008
    ..The authors conclude with clinical implications and suggestions for future research...
  7. doi request reprint Positive and negative health behavior changes in cancer survivors: a stress and coping perspective
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:1198-206. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Pathways to posttraumatic growth versus posttraumatic stress: coping and emotional reactions following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:300-12. 2008
    ..Comparison of models suggested that emotions are both outcomes of and motivators for coping and that patterns of coping and emotions relate differentially to posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth...
  9. doi request reprint Religiousness/spirituality and health behaviors in younger adult cancer survivors: does faith promote a healthier lifestyle?
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    J Behav Med 32:582-91. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that aspects of R/S may play important and different roles in the lifestyle choices of cancer survivors...
  10. pmc Self-identity after cancer: "survivor", "victim", "patient", and "person with cancer"
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S430-5. 2009
    ..Living through cancer often involves developing new identities which may strongly influence well-being and relationships with care providers, yet little is currently known about these post-cancer identities...
  11. doi request reprint Post-traumatic growth: finding positive meaning in cancer survivorship moderates the impact of intrusive thoughts on adjustment in younger adults
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1139-47. 2010
    ..We examined whether post-traumatic growth would moderate the impact of intrusive thoughts on a range of dimensions of well-being in a sample of younger adult survivors of various types of cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Making sense of the meaning literature: an integrative review of meaning making and its effects on adjustment to stressful life events
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Psychol Bull 136:257-301. 2010
    ..This article concludes with specific suggestions for future research...
  13. doi request reprint Illness centrality, disclosure, and well-being in younger and middle-aged adult cancer survivors
    Crystal L Park
    Psychology Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 16:880-9. 2011
    ..The present study examined centrality of cancer and well-being along with the potential moderation effect of disclosure...
  14. doi request reprint Estimated longevity and changes in spirituality in the context of advanced congestive heart failure
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269 1020, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:3-11. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Coping, meaning in life, and quality of life in congestive heart failure patients
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:21-6. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Relationships between psychosocial factors and health behavior change in cancer survivors: an integrative review
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:115-34. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the roles that psychosocial factors play in facilitating or inhibiting these changes. A better understanding of health behavior change will allow the development of more effective interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Drinking to cope among college students: prevalence, problems and coping processes
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:486-97. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section: growth following highly stressful life events--current status and future directions
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:791-6. 2006
    ..The authors end with suggestions for future research...
  19. doi request reprint Cognitive and emotional aspects of fear of recurrence: predictors and relations with adjustment in young to middle-aged cancer survivors
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1630-8. 2013
    ..We investigated predictors of emotional (worry) and cognitive (perceived risk) dimensions of fear of recurrence (FOR) and their relationships with psychological well-being in a sample of young and middle-aged adult cancer survivors...
  20. doi request reprint Associations of positive and negative life changes with well-being in young and middle-aged adult cancer survivors
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Psychol Health 27:412-29. 2012
    ..Detailed measurement of both positive and negative changes - as well as lack of change - is important to advance understanding of cancer's impact on survivors...
  21. doi request reprint Death without God: religious struggle, death concerns, and depression in the terminally ill
    Donald Edmondson
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:754-8. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint Anger toward God: social-cognitive predictors, prevalence, and links with adjustment to bereavement and cancer
    Julie J Exline
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7123, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:129-48. 2011
    ..Taken together, these studies suggest that anger toward God is an important dimension of religious and spiritual experience, one that is measurable, widespread, and related to adjustment across various contexts and populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing spiritual well-being: existential well-being and HRQOL in cancer survivors
    Donald Edmondson
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychooncology 17:161-9. 2008
    ..Religious well-being was not predictive of HRQOL...
  24. ncbi request reprint The daily stress and coping process and alcohol use among college students
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Box U1020, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 1020, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:126-35. 2004
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  25. pmc Facets of spirituality as predictors of adjustment to cancer: relative contributions of having faith and finding meaning
    Betina Yanez
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:730-41. 2009
    ..Findings suggest that the ability to find meaning and peace in life is the more influential contributor to favorable adjustment during cancer survivorship, although faith appears to be uniquely related to perceived cancer-related growth...
  26. doi request reprint Religious struggle as a predictor of subsequent mental and physical well-being in advanced heart failure patients
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Behav Med 34:426-36. 2011
    ..Religious struggle appears to have a potentially negative impact on well-being in advanced CHF; therefore, helping patients to address issues of struggle may meaningfully lessen the personal and societal costs of CHF...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship of coping strategies, social support, and attachment style with posttraumatic growth in cancer survivors
    Steven D Schmidt
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    J Health Psychol 17:1033-40. 2012
    ..Insecure types of attachment and social support variables were unrelated to PTG. Regression analysis suggests that positive reframing and religion as coping strategies may mediate the relationship between secure attachment and PTG...
  28. ncbi request reprint Religiousness/spirituality and health: a meaning systems perspective
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Box 1020, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Behav Med 30:319-28. 2007
    ..The article concludes with suggestions for future research...
  29. ncbi request reprint Appraisal-coping goodness of fit: a daily internet study
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:558-69. 2004
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  30. doi request reprint Emotional approach coping: gender differences on psychological adjustment in young to middle-aged cancer survivors
    Dalnim Cho
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Psychol Health 28:874-94. 2013
    ..We investigated whether the effects of two kinds of EAC--emotional processing (EP) and emotional expression (EE)--vary by gender and whether EAC has effects above and beyond the effect of other coping strategies...
  31. doi request reprint Religion and spirituality in adjustment following bereavement: an integrative review
    Jennifer H Wortmann
    University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06269 1020
    Death Stud 32:703-36. 2008
    ..The authors conclude with a critique of the current research and directions for future research...
  32. ncbi request reprint Coping style as a predictor of health and well-being across the first year of medical school
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Health Psychol 22:627-31. 2003
    ..This study demonstrated the utility of measuring coping style and the predictive ability of coping on physical health in a healthy sample...
  33. pmc Trauma and stress response among Hurricane Katrina evacuees
    Mary Alice Mills
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Division, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S116-23. 2007
    ..Data were collected that assessed acute stress disorder (ASD) prevalence and factors related to ASD symptomatology among sheltered evacuees...
  34. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative consequences of alcohol consumption in college students
    Crystal L Park
    Department of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06296, USA
    Addict Behav 29:311-21. 2004
    ..Finally, participants reported that their positive and negative consequences would influence their future drinking decisions in a number of different ways. Future research directions and implications for interventions are discussed...
  35. pmc Measuring beliefs about suffering: development of the views of suffering scale
    Amy Hale-Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:855-66. 2012
    ..The VOSS provides a valid way to measure individuals' beliefs about suffering, allowing for inquiry into the factors that lead to various beliefs about suffering and the roles of these beliefs in adjusting to stressful life events...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediation of religious coping styles: a study of short-term psychological distress following cardiac surgery
    Amy L Ai
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 6299, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:867-82. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Determinants of positive and negative consequences of alcohol consumption in college students: alcohol use, gender, and psychological characteristics
    Crystal L Park
    University of Connecticut, United States
    Addict Behav 30:755-65. 2005
    ..Results indicate that consequences are much more strongly related to psychological risk and protective factors than to alcohol consumption. The article concludes with a discussion of implications for intervention efforts...
  38. ncbi request reprint Spiritual and religious involvement relate to end-of-life decision-making in patients undergoing coronary bypass graft surgery
    Amy L Ai
    University of Washington Health Sciences, Seattle 98105 6299, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:113-32. 2008
    ..Therefore, faith factors appear to have independent but complex effects on end-of-life decision making in middle-aged and older cardiac patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Possibilities of the positive following violence and trauma: informing the coming decade of research
    Amy L Ai
    University of Washington, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:242-50. 2005
    ..All three have important implications for survivors of violence and trauma...
  40. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of disordered eating among sorority and nonsorority women
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:354-8. 2004
    ..The current study examined disordered eating prospectively among sorority and nonsorority women...