Suzanne C Segerstrom

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Executive functions, self-regulation, and chronic pain: a review
    Lise Solberg Nes
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:173-83. 2009
  2. pmc Psychosocial resources, aging, and natural killer cell terminal maturity
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:892-902. 2012
  3. pmc Vulnerability, distress, and immune response to vaccination in older adults
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:747-53. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Stress, health and illness: four challenges for the future
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Health 27:128-40. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Resources, stress, and immunity: an ecological perspective on human psychoneuroimmunology
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY, 40506 0044, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:114-25. 2010
  6. pmc Optimistic expectancies and cell-mediated immunity: the role of positive affect
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:448-55. 2010
  7. pmc When is enough measurement, enough? Generalizability of primate immunity over time
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:986-92. 2009
  8. pmc The structure and health correlates of trait repetitive thought in older adults
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:505-15. 2010
  9. pmc Episodic repetitive thought: dimensions, correlates, and consequences
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 25:3-21. 2012
  10. pmc Gender differences in delayed-type hypersensitivity response: effects of stress and coping in first-year law students
    Sarah McQueary Flynn
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:672-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Executive functions, self-regulation, and chronic pain: a review
    Lise Solberg Nes
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:173-83. 2009
    ..Self-regulation appears to rely on executive cognitive functions, and the current review, therefore, sought to draw attention to the impact of self-regulatory capacity and executive functions on chronic pain...
  2. pmc Psychosocial resources, aging, and natural killer cell terminal maturity
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:892-902. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Vulnerability, distress, and immune response to vaccination in older adults
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:747-53. 2012
    ..The synergistic effects of distress and other forms of vulnerability are an important direction for future research and a target for interventions to improve immunological health in older adults...
  4. doi request reprint Stress, health and illness: four challenges for the future
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Health 27:128-40. 2012
    ..Understanding how stress, coping and health change over time within individuals (i.e., in a multi-level framework) will be a major advance for the field...
  5. doi request reprint Resources, stress, and immunity: an ecological perspective on human psychoneuroimmunology
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY, 40506 0044, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:114-25. 2010
    ..In conclusion, ecological models may aid in understanding the relationship between stress and immunity...
  6. pmc Optimistic expectancies and cell-mediated immunity: the role of positive affect
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:448-55. 2010
    ..This dynamic relationship between expectancies and immunity has positive implications for psychological interventions to improve health, particularly those that increase positive affect...
  7. pmc When is enough measurement, enough? Generalizability of primate immunity over time
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:986-92. 2009
    ..Sex and rearing condition (early, brief maternal separation) did not substantially affect generalizability, although females tended to generate more stable results than did males...
  8. pmc The structure and health correlates of trait repetitive thought in older adults
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:505-15. 2010
    ..Although RT has not been extensively investigated in older adults, it appears to play an important role in their subjective health...
  9. pmc Episodic repetitive thought: dimensions, correlates, and consequences
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 25:3-21. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Gender differences in delayed-type hypersensitivity response: effects of stress and coping in first-year law students
    Sarah McQueary Flynn
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:672-6. 2009
    ..These results indicate that active coping may be less efficacious for women than for men in law school, which in turn may limit women's opportunities to attenuate negative effects of law school...
  11. pmc Caregiving, repetitive thought, and immune response to vaccination in older adults
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:744-52. 2008
    ..Results generally support beneficial effects of neutral repetitive thought and detrimental effects of negative repetitive thought, but those effects may be reduced or even reversed depending on life circumstances...
  12. doi request reprint The dynamics of quality of life in ALS patients and caregivers
    Abbey R Roach
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:197-206. 2009
    ..g., personality or demographics), or idiosyncratic effects (e.g., life events unrelated to the disease). Furthermore, effects may differ for patients and caregivers; physical decline may impact the caregiver more than the patient...
  13. doi request reprint Self-regulatory deficits in fibromyalgia and temporomandibular disorders
    Lise Solberg Nes
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Pain 151:37-44. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Goal conflict, distress, and pain in women with fibromyalgia: a daily diary study
    Jaime K Hardy
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Psychosom Res 70:534-40. 2011
    ..This leads to competition between goals, known as goal conflict. The purpose of this study was to determine if goal conflict increases symptoms in women with fibromyalgia and whether symptoms lead to perceptions of goal conflict...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability reflects self-regulatory strength, effort, and fatigue
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:275-81. 2007
    ..HRV appears to index self-regulatory strength and effort, making it possible to study these phenomena in the field as well as the lab...
  16. ncbi request reprint Output order reflects the cognitive accessibility of goals
    Carrie E Grimes
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Soc Psychol 152:5-16. 2012
    ..g., achievement) compared with atypical goals (e.g., power). Output order is well suited to bring the study of accessibility to naturalistic studies of goals and goal pursuit...
  17. pmc Optimism and immunity: do positive thoughts always lead to positive effects?
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 19:195-200. 2005
    ..The mixed immunological correlates of optimism may explain why it does not consistently predict better disease outcomes...
  18. pmc Social networks and immunosuppression during stress: relationship conflict or energy conservation?
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:279-84. 2008
    ..Ecological models would predict that temporary immunosuppression is less harmful to health in the long run than loss of social resources...
  19. ncbi request reprint A multidimensional structure for repetitive thought: what's on your mind, and how, and how much?
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:909-21. 2003
    ..In Study 3, valence and purpose of RT descriptions by women in a breast cancer prevention trial (N=62) predicted concurrent affect and psychological and physical well-being...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of stimulus type and worry on physiological response to fear
    Jay O Castaneda
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:809-23. 2004
    ..The results suggest that factors, such as the type of fear stimulus and the type of physiological measures used, are vital in understanding the reasons for and the limits of fear activation...
  21. pmc How does optimism suppress immunity? Evaluation of three affective pathways
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Health Psychol 25:653-7. 2006
    ..Alternative pathways include effort or self-regulatory depletion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Individual differences, immunity, and cancer: lessons from personality psychology
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:S92-7. 2003
    ..Responses to this challenge included research designs that improved reliability and accounted for both person and situation in an interactionist model. Both responses are relevant to current research in personality, immunity, and health...
  23. pmc Psychological stress and the human immune system: a meta-analytic study of 30 years of inquiry
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:601-30. 2004
    ..loss). Subjective reports of stress generally did not associate with immune change. In some cases, physical vulnerability as a function of age or disease also increased vulnerability to immune change during stressors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Identifying immune traits and biobehavioral correlates: generalizability and reliability of immune responses in rhesus macaques
    Suzanne C Segerstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:349-58. 2006
    ..The value of determining "immune traits" was then exemplified by demonstrating the degree to which the monkeys' handedness correlated with reliable indices of proliferative and cytolytic responses averaged over 1 year of assessment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dispositional optimism and coping: a meta-analytic review
    Lise Solberg Nes
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:235-51. 2006
    ..Meta-analytic findings also indicate that optimists may adjust their coping strategies to meet the demands of the stressors at hand, and that the optimism-coping relationship is strongest in English-speaking samples...
  26. pmc Engagement and arousal: optimism's effects during a brief stressor
    Lise Solberg Nes
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:111-20. 2005
    ..The results support the notion that the increased engagement that arises from optimism may lead to short-term physiological costs...
  27. doi request reprint "Pause and plan" includes the liver: self-regulatory effort slows alcohol metabolism for those low in self-control
    Tory A Eisenlohr-Moul
    Department of Psychology, 005 Kastle Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Biol Psychol 91:229-31. 2012
    ..This finding adds changes in liver metabolism to the "pause and plan" profile of self-regulation and suggests that trait self-control reduces the effort associated with self-regulatory tasks...
  28. doi request reprint Optimism
    Charles S Carver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:879-89. 2010
    ..In sum, the behavioral patterns of optimists appear to provide models of living for others to learn from...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychological health in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Alyssa J Averill
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 8:243-54. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint Goal shifts following reminders of mortality: reconciling posttraumatic growth and terror management theory
    Emily L B Lykins
    University of Kentucky, KY, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1088-99. 2007
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