Michael J Poulin

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Giving to others and the association between stress and mortality
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1649-55. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Helping hands, healthy body? Oxytocin receptor gene and prosocial behavior interact to buffer the association between stress and physical health
    Michael J Poulin
    University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Horm Behav 63:510-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The neurogenetics of nice: receptor genes for oxytocin and vasopressin interact with threat to predict prosocial behavior
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:446-52. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:81-90. 2009
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint The distinct roles of spirituality and religiosity in physical and mental health after collective trauma: a national longitudinal study of responses to the 9/11 attacks
    Daniel N McIntosh
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Behav Med 34:497-507. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The political is personal: narrating 9/11 and psychological well-being
    Jonathan M Adler
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers 77:903-32. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Happiness as a motivator: positive affect predicts primary control striving for career and educational goals
    Claudia M Haase
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1093-104. 2012
  9. 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

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Giving to others and the association between stress and mortality
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1649-55. 2013
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that providing help to others predicts a reduced association between stress and mortality...
  2. doi request reprint Helping hands, healthy body? Oxytocin receptor gene and prosocial behavior interact to buffer the association between stress and physical health
    Michael J Poulin
    University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Horm Behav 63:510-7. 2013
    ..More broadly, these findings are consistent with a role for the caregiving behavioral system in health and well-being...
  3. doi request reprint The neurogenetics of nice: receptor genes for oxytocin and vasopressin interact with threat to predict prosocial behavior
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:446-52. 2012
    ..Oxytocin, vasopressin, and their receptor genes may significantly influence prosocial behavior and may lie at the core of the caregiving behavioral system...
  4. doi request reprint Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11
    Michael J Poulin
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:81-90. 2009
    ..Pre-9/11 religiousness and Republican political affiliation predicted perceiving religion-related social benefits post-9/11. Perceptions of social change are important but understudied responses to stressful events...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint The distinct roles of spirituality and religiosity in physical and mental health after collective trauma: a national longitudinal study of responses to the 9/11 attacks
    Daniel N McIntosh
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Behav Med 34:497-507. 2011
    ..10). Religiosity and spirituality independently predict health after a collective trauma, controlling for pre-event health status; they are not interchangeable indices of religion...
  7. doi request reprint The political is personal: narrating 9/11 and psychological well-being
    Jonathan M Adler
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers 77:903-32. 2009
    ..Understanding the narrative styles that characterize personal accounts of political events has important ramifications for the study of the socially embedded individual...
  8. doi request reprint Happiness as a motivator: positive affect predicts primary control striving for career and educational goals
    Claudia M Haase
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1093-104. 2012
    ..Thus, when individuals experience positive affect, they become more motivated to invest time and effort, and overcome obstacles when pursuing their goals, in part because they believe they have more control over attaining their goals...
  9. 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...