Carol D Ryff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Status inequalities, perceived discrimination, and eudaimonic well-being: do the challenges of minority life hone purpose and growth?
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:275-91. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being and ill-being: do they have distinct or mirrored biological correlates?
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 75:85-95. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Making a life worth living: neural correlates of well-being
    Heather L Urry
    Department of Psychology and W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:367-72. 2004
  4. pmc Cancer survivors' responses to daily stressors: implications for quality of life
    Erin S Costanzo
    Department of Psychiatry and Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Health Psychol 31:360-70. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status predicts objective and subjective sleep quality in aging women
    Elliot M Friedman
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:682-91. 2007
  6. pmc Positive health: connecting well-being with biology
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Science Center, 1300 University Avenue, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1383-94. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Now you feel it, now you don't: frontal brain electrical asymmetry and individual differences in emotion regulation
    Daren C Jackson
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:612-7. 2003
  8. pmc Psychosocial predictors of changing sleep patterns in aging women: a multiple pathway approach
    Cynthia H Phelan
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:858-66. 2010
  9. pmc Race differences in age-trends of autonomic nervous system functioning
    Thomas E Fuller-Rowell
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Aging Health 25:839-62. 2013
  10. pmc Social relationships, sleep quality, and interleukin-6 in aging women
    Elliot M Friedman
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18757-62. 2005

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Status inequalities, perceived discrimination, and eudaimonic well-being: do the challenges of minority life hone purpose and growth?
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:275-91. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being and ill-being: do they have distinct or mirrored biological correlates?
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 75:85-95. 2006
    ..e. well-being and ill-being correlate similarly with biomarkers, but show opposite directional signs), whereas independence predicts 'distinct' biological correlates (i.e. well-being and ill-being have different biological signatures)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Making a life worth living: neural correlates of well-being
    Heather L Urry
    Department of Psychology and W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:367-72. 2004
    ..Appropriately engaging sources of appetitive motivation, characteristic of higher left than right baseline levels of prefrontal activation, may encourage the experience of well-being...
  4. pmc Cancer survivors' responses to daily stressors: implications for quality of life
    Erin S Costanzo
    Department of Psychiatry and Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Health Psychol 31:360-70. 2012
    ..This study examined cancer survivors' experience of and responses to challenges and stressors associated with everyday living. The impact of daily stressors on quality of life concerns and cortisol patterns was also investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status predicts objective and subjective sleep quality in aging women
    Elliot M Friedman
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:682-91. 2007
    ..Epidemiological studies linking SES and sleep quality have traditionally relied on self-reported assessments of sleep...
  6. pmc Positive health: connecting well-being with biology
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Science Center, 1300 University Avenue, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1383-94. 2004
    ..Hedonic well-being, however, showed minimal linkage to biomarker assessments. Future research directions building on these initial findings are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Now you feel it, now you don't: frontal brain electrical asymmetry and individual differences in emotion regulation
    Daren C Jackson
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:612-7. 2003
    ..This relation between resting frontal activation and recovery following an aversive event supports the idea of a frontally mediated mechanism involved in one form of automatic emotion regulation...
  8. pmc Psychosocial predictors of changing sleep patterns in aging women: a multiple pathway approach
    Cynthia H Phelan
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:858-66. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to examine whether interventions focused on maintaining or enhancing psychological well-being could minimize later life declines in sleep quality...
  9. pmc Race differences in age-trends of autonomic nervous system functioning
    Thomas E Fuller-Rowell
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Aging Health 25:839-62. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to consider race differences in age-trends of autonomic nervous system functioning, using a national data set with a broad age range...
  10. pmc Social relationships, sleep quality, and interleukin-6 in aging women
    Elliot M Friedman
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18757-62. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc Psychosocial adjustment among cancer survivors: findings from a national survey of health and well-being
    Erin S Costanzo
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Health Psychol 28:147-56. 2009
    ..The impact of aging on psychosocial adjustment was also investigated...
  12. pmc Socioeconomic and psychosocial predictors of interleukin-6 in the MIDUS national sample
    Jennifer A Morozink
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Health Psychol 29:626-35. 2010
    ..S. (MIDUS). The influences of educational attainment and psychosocial factors on IL-6 in middle aged and older adults were also examined...
  13. pmc Living well with medical comorbidities: a biopsychosocial perspective
    Elliot M Friedman
    CorreInstitute on Aging, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 624 WARF Building, 610 North Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:535-44. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Coping and positive affect predict longitudinal change in glycosylated hemoglobin
    Vera K Tsenkova
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706 1696, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S163-71. 2008
    ..This study investigated whether different psychosocial factors predicted levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA-sub(1c)) over time, after adjusting for covariates and baseline level of HbA-sub(1c)...
  15. pmc Bioindicators in the MIDUS national study: protocol, measures, sample, and comparative context
    Gayle Dienberg Love
    Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Sciences Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    J Aging Health 22:1059-80. 2010
    ..Longitudinal survey assessments (2004-2005), were followed by biological assessments on a subsample (aged 35-85).To facilitate public use, we describe the protocol, measures, and sample...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plasma interleukin-6 and soluble IL-6 receptors are associated with psychological well-being in aging women
    Elliot M Friedman
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2397, USA
    Health Psychol 26:305-13. 2007
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that psychological well-being would predict lower plasma levels of inflammatory factors in aging women...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association between psychosocial factors and vaccine-induced cytokine production
    Mary S Hayney
    University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2222, USA
    Vaccine 21:2428-32. 2003
    ..6-0.7; P<0.05). This preliminary study represents one of the first to show positive physiological health is associated with positive psychosocial factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and psychological well-being predict cross-time change in glycosylated hemoglobin in older women without diabetes
    Vera K Tsenkova
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, W J Brogden Hall, 1202 W Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706 1696, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:777-84. 2007
    ..To investigate whether socioeconomic status and psychological well-being (eudaimonic and hedonic aspects) predicted nondiabetic levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) over time, after adjusting for covariates and baseline level of HbA1c...
  19. pmc Who participates? Accounting for longitudinal retention in the MIDUS national study of health and well-being
    BARRY T RADLER
    Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Aging Health 22:307-31. 2010
    ..With its extensive age range (25-75 at Time 1) and long-term design (9- to 10-year survey interval), MIDUS is useful for investigating common sociodemographic and health predictors of continuing participation...
  20. pmc Chronic discrimination predicts higher circulating levels of E-selectin in a national sample: the MIDUS study
    Elliot M Friedman
    Institute on Aging, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:684-92. 2009
    ..Moreover, they add to a growing literature suggesting that unfair treatment in general may predict adverse health outcomes...
  21. pmc Population differences in proinflammatory biology: Japanese have healthier profiles than Americans
    Christopher L Coe
    Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 25:494-502. 2011
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  22. pmc Affective style and in vivo immune response: neurobehavioral mechanisms
    Melissa A Rosenkranz
    Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1202 W Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11148-52. 2003
    ..These data support the hypothesis that individuals characterized by a more negative affective style mount a weaker immune response and therefore may be at greater risk for illness than those with a more positive affective style...
  23. pmc Perceived weight discrimination amplifies the link between central adiposity and nondiabetic glycemic control (HbA1c)
    Vera K Tsenkova
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:243-51. 2011
    ..While the preclinical development of type 2 diabetes is partly explained by obesity and central adiposity, psychosocial research has shown that chronic stressors such as discrimination have health consequences as well...
  24. pmc Cultural differences in the dialectical and non-dialectical emotional styles and their implications for health
    Yuri Miyamoto
    Department of Psychology, 1202 West Johnson Street, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:22-39. 2011
    ..Together, these findings show the cultural differences in the experience of balanced positive and negative emotions and their health correlates...
  25. pmc Anger, adiposity, and glucose control in nondiabetic adults: findings from MIDUS II
    Vera K Tsenkova
    Center for Women s and Health Disparities Research, University of Wisconsin Madison, 310N Midvale Blvd, Madison, WI, 53706, USA
    J Behav Med 37:37-46. 2014
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  26. ncbi request reprint Social environments and the genetics of aging: advancing knowledge of protective health mechanisms
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:12-23. 2005
    ..Particularly important is the identification of environmental influences that protect susceptible persons from disease incidence...
  27. pmc Allostatic load in parents of children with developmental disorders: Moderating influence of positive affect
    Jieun Song
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Health Psychol 19:262-72. 2014
    ..The findings suggest that promoting greater positive affect may lower health risks among parents of children with developmental disorders. ..
  28. doi request reprint Life span and life course approaches to dermatological disease
    Carol D Ryff
    Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Curr Probl Dermatol 44:1-16. 2013
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  29. pmc Purpose in life predicts better emotional recovery from negative stimuli
    Stacey M Schaefer
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e80329. 2013
    ..These data suggest a proximal mechanism by which purpose in life may afford protection from negative events and confer resilience is through enhanced automatic emotion regulation after negative emotional provocation. ..
  30. pmc Socioeconomic status and subclinical atherosclerosis in older adults
    Scott D Nash
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    Prev Med 52:208-12. 2011
    ..This study investigated the long-term effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on atherosclerosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint The role of self-enhancing evaluations in a successful life transition
    Christine Man Lai Kwan
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:3-12. 2003
    ..This study underscores the significance of holding a positive view of self vis-à-vis others in negotiating life challenges as well as the reciprocal influence of well-being on social self-evaluative processes...
  32. doi request reprint Diverse pathways to positive and negative affect in adulthood and later life: an integrative approach using recursive partitioning
    Tara L Gruenewald
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:330-43. 2008
    ..Overall, the methodology offers tractable strategies for discerning meaningful patterns in highly complex data sets...
  33. ncbi request reprint Optimizing well-being: the empirical encounter of two traditions
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:1007-22. 2002
    ..Compared with adults with higher SWB than PWB. adults with higher PWB than SWB were younger, had more education, and showed more openness to experience...
  34. ncbi request reprint Somatization and mental health: a comparative study of the idiom of distress hypothesis
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Emory University, 1555 Pierce Drive Room 225, Tarbutton Hall, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1833-45. 2003
    ..Also, the disparity in mental health was greatest and favored the U.S. adults at low levels of somatization, but the disparity in mental health between countries disappeared as somatization increased...
  35. ncbi request reprint Exploring the influence of personality on depressive symptoms and self-esteem across a significant life transition
    Kristen C Kling
    Department of Psychology, St Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN 56301 4498, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:922-32. 2003
    ..The study documents the dynamic influence of personality on positive and negative aspects of adjustment and investigates differing routes through which such effects occur...
  36. ncbi request reprint Protective environments and health status: cross-talk between human and animal studies
    Burton Singer
    Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:113-8. 2005
    ....
  37. pmc Combinations of biomarkers predictive of later life mortality
    Tara L Gruenewald
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14158-63. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of traits on adjustment to a life transition
    Anat Bardi
    Department of Psychology, The University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    J Pers 75:955-83. 2007
    ..These effects were consistent across time, showing long-term effects. Overall, the findings demonstrate the multiplicity of ways in which trait interactions predict dynamic adjustment to a life transition...
  39. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychological well-being to distress and personality
    Chiara Ruini
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:268-75. 2003
    ..It is clinically and empirically important to establish where the measures of well-being are located in relation to symptomatology indices and personality traits...
  40. ncbi request reprint Social relationships, gender, and allostatic load across two age cohorts
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:395-406. 2002
    ..Data from two community-based cohorts are examined to evaluate the consistency of findings across two different age groups...