T W Smith

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Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, psychosocial processes, and perceived health: an interpersonal perspective
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:109-19. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Hostility, anger, and marital adjustment: concurrent and prospective associations with psychosocial vulnerability
    Kelly Glazer Baron
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East rm 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Behav Med 30:1-10. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Can hostility interfere with the health benefits of giving and receiving social support? The impact of cynical hostility on cardiovascular reactivity during social support interactions among friends
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1024 SWKT, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:319-30. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Effects of couple interactions and relationship quality on plasma oxytocin and cardiovascular reactivity: empirical findings and methodological considerations
    Timothy W Smith
    University of Utah, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:271-81. 2013
  5. pmc Evaluative threat and ambulatory blood pressure: cardiovascular effects of social stress in daily experience
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:763-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Marital discord and coronary artery disease: a comparison of behaviorally defined discrete groups
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:87-92. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial influences on the development and course of coronary heart disease: current status and implications for research and practice
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:548-68. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Matters of the variable heart: respiratory sinus arrhythmia response to marital interaction and associations with marital quality
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:103-19. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Conflict and collaboration in middle-aged and older couples: II. Cardiovascular reactivity during marital interaction
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:274-86. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section on the future of health psychology
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 23:115-8. 2004

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, psychosocial processes, and perceived health: an interpersonal perspective
    Linda C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:109-19. 2006
    ..Concepts and methods from interpersonal theory (1) could provide a useful framework for research concerning the roles of psychosocial factors in socioeconomic health disparities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hostility, anger, and marital adjustment: concurrent and prospective associations with psychosocial vulnerability
    Kelly Glazer Baron
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East rm 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Behav Med 30:1-10. 2007
    ..These results support the role of hostility and anger in the development of psychosocial vulnerability, but also suggest an asymmetry in the effects of wives' and husbands' trait anger and hostility on marital adjustment...
  3. doi request reprint Can hostility interfere with the health benefits of giving and receiving social support? The impact of cynical hostility on cardiovascular reactivity during social support interactions among friends
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1024 SWKT, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:319-30. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of couple interactions and relationship quality on plasma oxytocin and cardiovascular reactivity: empirical findings and methodological considerations
    Timothy W Smith
    University of Utah, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:271-81. 2013
    ..However, findings were consistent with the view that CVR contributes to the effects of relationship difficulties on health...
  5. pmc Evaluative threat and ambulatory blood pressure: cardiovascular effects of social stress in daily experience
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:763-6. 2012
    ..In such nonexperimental ambulatory studies, it is essential to distinguish effects of evaluative threat from related constructs known to alter stress, such as ability perceptions and concerns about appearance...
  6. doi request reprint Marital discord and coronary artery disease: a comparison of behaviorally defined discrete groups
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:87-92. 2012
    ..To determine if a categorical representation of marital discord was also related to CAD, discordant and nondiscordant groups were identified via cluster analysis in further analyses of the T. W. Smith et al. (2011) study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial influences on the development and course of coronary heart disease: current status and implications for research and practice
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:548-68. 2002
    ..Finally, they discussed implications for clinical care and the agenda for future research...
  8. doi request reprint Matters of the variable heart: respiratory sinus arrhythmia response to marital interaction and associations with marital quality
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:103-19. 2011
    ..Women's reduced health benefit from marriage might reflect the depleting effects on self-regulatory capacity of their greater efforts to manage relationship quality...
  9. doi request reprint Conflict and collaboration in middle-aged and older couples: II. Cardiovascular reactivity during marital interaction
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:274-86. 2009
    ..g., collaboration among older couples) may also contribute to this mechanism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special section on the future of health psychology
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 23:115-8. 2004
    ..In every case, the future holds a variety of important challenges and opportunities in research, practice, training, and policy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevention and health promotion: decades of progress, new challenges, and an emerging agenda
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 23:126-31. 2004
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  12. doi request reprint Conflict and collaboration in middle-aged and older couples: I. Age differences in agency and communion during marital interaction
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:259-73. 2009
    ..During collaboration, older couples displayed a unique blend of warmth and control, suggesting a greater focus on emotional and social concerns during problem solving...
  13. ncbi request reprint Behavioral medicine and clinical health psychology: introduction to the special issue, a view from the decade of behavior
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0251, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:459-62. 2002
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  14. doi request reprint Affiliation and control during marital disagreement, history of divorce, and asymptomatic coronary artery calcification in older couples
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East, Room 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:350-7. 2011
    ..Inconsistencies might reflect limitations of self-reports of marital quality compared with behavioral observations. Also, aspects of marital quality related to CAD might differ for men and women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Personality and risk of physical illness
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2:435-67. 2006
    ..In these efforts, greater incorporation of concepts and methods in the structural, social-cognitive, and interpersonal perspectives in the field of personality are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vigilance, active coping, and cardiovascular reactivity during social interaction in young men
    T W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 19:382-92. 2000
    ..Thus, both vigilance and active coping in social contexts increased cardiovascular reactivity, but apparently through different psychophysiological processes...
  17. doi request reprint Interpersonal circumplex descriptions of psychosocial risk factors for physical illness: application to hostility, neuroticism, and marital adjustment
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1530 East Room 502, Behavioral Sciences Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Pers 78:1011-36. 2010
    ..Findings identify interpersonal processes reflecting low affiliation or high hostility as a common component of risk and indicate distinctions among risk factors along the dominance dimension...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hostile personality traits and coronary artery calcification in middle-aged and older married couples: different effects for self-reports versus spouse ratings
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:441-8. 2007
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Associations of self-reports versus spouse ratings of negative affectivity, dominance, and affiliation with coronary artery disease: where should we look and who should we ask when studying personality and health?
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 27:676-84. 2008
    ..Using structural models of these personality domains, we tested associations of self-reports and spouse ratings of anxiety, depressive symptoms, anger, affiliation and dominance with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mental activation of supportive ties, hostility, and cardiovascular reactivity to laboratory stress in young men and women
    Timothy W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 23:476-85. 2004
    ..Hence, mental activation of supportive ties altered effects of laboratory stress and might be relevant to the effects of social relations on health...
  21. ncbi request reprint Agency, communion, and cardiovascular reactivity during marital interaction
    T W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 17:537-45. 1998
    ..Results are congruent with a situational approach to sex differences in cardiovascular reactivity and illustrate the utility of interpersonal methods in the explication of psychosocial risk for cardiovascular disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hostility and cardiovascular reactivity during marital interaction
    T W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0251, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:436-45. 1999
    ..This study examined the effects of individual differences in hostility and two experimentally manipulated social stressors on cardiovascular reactivity during marital interaction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal control and cardiovascular reactivity: goals, behavioral expression, and the moderating effects of sex
    T W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 70:1012-24. 1996
    ..The effects of social dominance on CVR, sex differences in CVR, and interpersonal approaches to the study of these psychophysiological mechanisms are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing narcissism and hostility: similarities and differences in interpersonal circumplex and five-factor correlates
    J M Ruiz
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    J Pers Assess 76:537-55. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that the traits of narcissism and hostility are distinguishable by their interpersonal referents, as are their components...
  25. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of spouse dominance predict blood pressure reactivity during marital interactions
    P C Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Ann Behav Med 20:286-93. 1998
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  26. ncbi request reprint Relationship quality moderates the effect of social support given by close friends on cardiovascular reactivity in women
    Darcy Uno
    University of Utah and Health Psychology Program, Support and Reactivity, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Behav Med 9:243-62. 2002
    ..These data are discussed in light of the psychosocial processes underlying social support effects in women, and the importance of a more comprehensive view of how close relationships influence cardiovascular function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hostility, anger, aggressiveness, and coronary heart disease: an interpersonal perspective on personality, emotion, and health
    Timothy W Smith
    University of Utah, USA
    J Pers 72:1217-70. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Age, marital satisfaction, and optimism as predictors of positive sentiment override in middle-aged and older married couples
    T Nathan Story
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:719-27. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with theories of emotion regulation, such as socioemotional selectivity theory, that suggest that older adults are biased toward the positive aspects of close relationships...
  29. ncbi request reprint Social determinants of cardiovascular reactivity: effects of incentive to exert influence and evaluative threat
    T W Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Psychophysiology 34:65-73. 1997
    ..Evaluative threat increased systolic reactivity by 7.1 mmHg (36%). These interpersonal processes could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and are likely to affect the degree of cardiovascular reactivity in laboratory studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sibling interactions, self-regulation, and cynical hostility in adult male twins
    T W Smith
    University of Utah, Department of Psychology, Salt Lake City 84112 0251, USA
    J Behav Med 21:337-49. 1998
    ..Thus, a developmental perspective not only describes possible social contexts involved in the emergence of this trait, but also suggests possible psychological underpinnings. Implications for models of hostility and health are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Social relationships and physiological function: the effects of recalling social relationships on cardiovascular reactivity
    Lindsey E Bloor
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:29-38. 2004
    ..The mechanisms by which social relationships exert their influence on mental and physical health outcomes deserve greater attention...
  32. ncbi request reprint Social relationships and ambulatory blood pressure: structural and qualitative predictors of cardiovascular function during everyday social interactions
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5543, USA
    Health Psychol 22:388-97. 2003
    ..These data highlight the influence of both structural and qualitative aspects of relationships on ambulatory BP and possibly health...
  33. doi request reprint Provider and recipient factors that may moderate the effectiveness of received support: examining the effects of relationship quality and expectations for support on behavioral and cardiovascular reactions
    Maija Reblin
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, 10 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    J Behav Med 33:423-31. 2010
    ..Overall, support expectations had little influence on cardiovascular and behavioral responses. Implications for the study of received support and health are discussed along with potential mechanisms responsible for such links...
  34. doi request reprint Profiles of successful aging in middle-aged and older adult married couples
    Kelly J Ko
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:705-18. 2007
    ..Profiles of successful aging did discriminate on external measures of well-being. The results point to the value of a multidimensional notion of successful aging in couples across the life span...
  35. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative characteristics of marital interaction and their association with marital satisfaction in middle-aged and older couples
    Nancy J M Henry
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1350 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:428-41. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that, in some contexts, both positive and negative characteristics are more salient for older adults...
  36. pmc Social ties and cardiovascular function: an examination of relationship positivity and negativity during stress
    Wendy Birmingham
    Health Psychology Program, Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 74:114-9. 2009
    ..Results of this study suggest that the quality of one's relationships is an important moderator of cardiovascular reactivity during stress...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in ambulatory blood pressure during daily stress: evidence for greater blood pressure reactivity with age
    Bert N Uchino
    University of Utah, Department of Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:231-9. 2006
    ..The results of this study are consistent with the age-related increase in cardiovascular risk but highlight the complex links between stress and different facets of the aging process...
  38. doi request reprint Perceptions of the cognitive compensation and interpersonal enjoyment functions of collaboration among middle-aged and older married couples
    Cynthia A Berg
    Department of Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:167-73. 2011
    ..Greater marital satisfaction was associated with greater interpersonal enjoyment. These two functions related to reports of more frequent use of collaboration and perceptions of spousal affiliation in a collaborative task...
  39. ncbi request reprint Task control and cognitive abilities of self and spouse in collaboration in middle-aged and older couples
    Cynthia A Berg
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 South 1350 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:420-7. 2007
    ..For women only, the fit between control and abilities was associated with better performance. The results indicate no age differences in couple expertise but point to gender as a factor in optimal collaboration...
  40. ncbi request reprint On the importance of relationship quality: the impact of ambivalence in friendships on cardiovascular functioning
    Julianne Holt-Lunstad
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:278-90. 2007
    ..Social relationships are reliably related to rates of morbidity and mortality. One pathway by which social relationships may influence health is via the impact of relationship quality on cardiovascular reactivity during social interactions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hostility and sex differences in the magnitude, duration, and determinants of heart rate response to forehead cold pressor: parasympathetic aspects of risk
    John M Ruiz
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, 99164 4820, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 60:274-83. 2006
    ..The findings broaden understanding of hostility and sex-related cardiovascular functioning and support the task as a method for evoking PNS-cardiac stimulation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity during positive and negative marital interactions
    Jill B Nealey-Moore
    Department of Psychology, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N Warner St 1046, Tacoma, WA 98416, USA
    J Behav Med 30:505-19. 2007
    ..Hence, CVR could contribute to the effects of marital difficulties on CVD. Previous evidence of sex differences in this effect might reflect factors other than simple reactivity to negative interactions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular and electrodermal responses to support and provocation: interpersonal methods in the study of psychophysiological reactivity
    L C Gallo
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:289-301. 2000
    ..The roles of interpersonal characteristics and contexts in the physiological stress response and the utility of interpersonal methods in studying these associations are discussed...
  44. doi request reprint Relationship quality and CPAP adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Kelly Glazer Baron
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah
    Behav Sleep Med 7:22-36. 2009
    ..001), and functional impairment (d = 1.48, p < .001). These findings highlight the importance of evaluating marital conflict for OSA patients and suggest marital conflict may be a target for interventions to improve CPAP adherence...
  45. ncbi request reprint Invitation to a dialogue between researchers and clinicians about evidence-based behavioral medicine
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:125-37. 2005
    ..Evidence-based behavioral medicine (EBBM) aims to improve the process through which best scientific research evidence can be obtained and translated into best clinical decisions regarding behavioral treatments to improve health...
  46. pmc Interpersonal responses among sibling dyads tested for BRCA1/BRCA2 gene mutations
    Heidi A Hamann
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 4820, USA
    Health Psychol 27:100-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare sibling pairs with different combinations of BRCA1/BRCA2 test results on measures of affect, interpersonal responses, and physiological reactions...
  47. ncbi request reprint An interpersonal analysis of adult attachment style: circumplex descriptions, recoiled developmental experiences, self-representations, and interpersonal functioning in adulthood
    Linda C Gallo
    San Diego State University, California 92120, USA
    J Pers 71:141-81. 2003
    ..These dimensions were associated with theoretically consistent characteristics, recollections of early experiences with parents, self-representations, and social functioning...
  48. ncbi request reprint Smokers are at markedly increased risk of appropriate defibrillator shocks in a primary prevention population
    José Mauricio Sánchez
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:443-9. 2006
    ..Cigarette smoking is a known risk factor for sudden cardiac death (SCD). It is unknown whether smoking status affects implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between short-term effectiveness of statins and long-term adherence to lipid-lowering therapy
    Joshua S Benner
    ValueMedics Research, LLC, Falls Church, VA 22406, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:1468-75. 2005
    ..The relationship between low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol reduction in the first 3 months of statin therapy and medication adherence during a 33-month follow-up period was studied...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reduction of RV pacing by continuous optimization of the AV interval
    Goran Milasinovic
    Pacemaker Center, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:406-12. 2006
    ..This prospective, multicenter study compared the percentage of ventricular pacing with and without AV interval extension...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of atropine on heart rate turbulence
    Joseph E Marine
    Section of Cardiology, Boston Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:767-9. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Automatic measurement of atrial pacing thresholds in dual-chamber pacemakers: clinical experience with atrial capture management
    Johannes Sperzel
    Kerckhoff Klinik, Kardiologie, Benekestrasse 2 8, 61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 2:1203-10. 2005
    ..The Medtronic EnPulse pacemaker incorporates the new atrial capture management (ACM) algorithm to automatically measure atrial capture thresholds and subsequently manage atrial pacing outputs...
  53. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia using a novel magnetic guidance system compared with a conventional approach
    Roger Kerzner
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:261-7. 2006
    ..To date, this new technology has not been directly compared with the conventional approach...

Research Grants2

  1. HOSTILITY, MARITAL INTERACTION AND HEALTH IN AGING
    Timothy Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., fluid and crystallized intelligence). The long-term goal of the research is to identify potentially modifiable determinants of cardiovascular risk, marital adjustment, and cognitive aging in adulthood. ..
  2. Cardiovascular-Oxytocin Links in Social Interaction
    Timothy Smith; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Explication of the psychobiology of social support and related psychosocial risk factors in personal relationships could guide the refinement of risk reducing, preventive interventions. ..