Jerry M Suls

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Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Three strategies for bridging different levels of analysis and embracing the biopsychosocial model
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Psychol 32:597-601. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Optimism following a tornado disaster
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, City, IA 52242, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:691-702. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Anger and the heart: perspectives on cardiac risk, mechanisms and interventions
    Jerry Suls
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:538-47. 2013
  4. pmc Efficacy of smoking-cessation interventions for young adults: a meta-analysis
    Jerry M Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:655-62. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Anger, anxiety, and depression as risk factors for cardiovascular disease: the problems and implications of overlapping affective dispositions
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:260-300. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the biopsychosocial model: prospects and challenges for health psychology
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Psychol 23:119-25. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Heart disease occurs in a biological, psychological, and social matrix: cardiac risk factors, symptom presentation, and recovery as illustrative examples
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, Spence Laboratories, University of Iowa, Iowa, 52242, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:164-73. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Pluralistic ignorance and college student perceptions of gender-specific alcohol norms
    Jerry Suls
    University Iowa, Dept of Psychology, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Psychol 22:479-86. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The daily life of the garden-variety neurotic: reactivity, stressor exposure, mood spillover, and maladaptive coping
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, IA 52242, USA
    J Pers 73:1485-509. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Online hysterectomy support: characteristics of Website experiences
    Mali Bunde
    Department of Psychology and College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:80-5. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Three strategies for bridging different levels of analysis and embracing the biopsychosocial model
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Psychol 32:597-601. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Optimism following a tornado disaster
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, City, IA 52242, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:691-702. 2013
    ..Although people believed they had approximately a 1-in-10 chance of injury from future tornadoes (i.e., an overestimate), they thought their risk was lower than peers...
  3. doi request reprint Anger and the heart: perspectives on cardiac risk, mechanisms and interventions
    Jerry Suls
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:538-47. 2013
    ..Limitations, including third-variable explanations and overlap among the negative emotions, and implications for cardiology and behavioral medicine research and practice are discussed...
  4. pmc Efficacy of smoking-cessation interventions for young adults: a meta-analysis
    Jerry M Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:655-62. 2012
    ..This meta-analysis investigated the efficacy of smoking-cessation programs for this population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anger, anxiety, and depression as risk factors for cardiovascular disease: the problems and implications of overlapping affective dispositions
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:260-300. 2005
    ..The overlap among the 3 negative dispositions also leaves open the possibility that a general disposition toward negative affectivity may be more important for disease risk than any specific negative affect...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the biopsychosocial model: prospects and challenges for health psychology
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Psychol 23:119-25. 2004
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Heart disease occurs in a biological, psychological, and social matrix: cardiac risk factors, symptom presentation, and recovery as illustrative examples
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, Spence Laboratories, University of Iowa, Iowa, 52242, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:164-73. 2011
    ..quot;Cabling" across biological, psychological, and social variables is considered as a transformative strategy for medicine and the other health-related disciplines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pluralistic ignorance and college student perceptions of gender-specific alcohol norms
    Jerry Suls
    University Iowa, Dept of Psychology, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Psychol 22:479-86. 2003
    ..A male student (vs female student) expressing concerns about alcohol was believed to experience greater difficulties fitting in (Experiment 4). Implications for peer influence and drug use intervention are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint The daily life of the garden-variety neurotic: reactivity, stressor exposure, mood spillover, and maladaptive coping
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, IA 52242, USA
    J Pers 73:1485-509. 2005
    ..g., Agreeableness) are associated with hyperreactivity to particular kinds of problems. The research demonstrates how daily process research can provide insight about classic problems in the field of individual differences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Online hysterectomy support: characteristics of Website experiences
    Mali Bunde
    Department of Psychology and College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:80-5. 2007
    ..017) to be most helpful. Thirty-nine percent indicated that something on the site was unhelpful. The website seems to accomplish the provision of positive informational support; however, this site was not always seen as helpful...
  11. doi request reprint Cultural differences in unrealistic optimism and pessimism: the role of egocentrism and direct versus indirect comparison measures
    Jason P Rose
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:1236-48. 2008
    ..S. sample was more unrealistically optimistic than the Japanese sample. The authors discuss how these results might influence the interpretation of previous findings on culture and self-enhancement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Egocentrism, event frequency, and comparative optimism: when what happens frequently is "more likely to happen to me"
    John R Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1343-56. 2003
    ..Path analyses provided additional support for egocentrism, and systematic cases of comparative pessimism were observed as predicted by the egocentric-processes account...
  13. ncbi request reprint Global self-esteem in relation to structural models of personality and affectivity
    David Watson
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1407, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:185-97. 2002
    ..82) and Study 3 (r = -.86). Taken together, the data suggest that global self-esteem measures define one end of a bipolar continuum, with trait indicators of depression defining the other...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ability evaluation by proxy: role of maximal performance and related attributes in social comparison
    Rene Martin
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1407, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:781-91. 2002
    ..However, related attribute information was disregarded when proxy's maximum effort was unambiguous. Results were consistent with the proxy comparison model of ability self-evaluation (L. Wheeler, R. Martin, & J. Suls, 1997)...
  15. pmc Depressive symptomatology, rather than neuroticism, predicts inflated physical symptom reports in community-residing women
    M Bryant Howren
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:951-7. 2009
    ..To examine the roles of depressive symptomatology and neuroticism/negative affect (N/NA) on common physical symptom reporting in a sample of community residents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hystersisters online: social support and social comparison among hysterectomy patients on the internet
    Mali Bunde
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:271-8. 2006
    ..The Internet has become a popular source of health information for patients with a variety of medical concerns; however, research examining patient interactions on the Internet has been limited...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Associations of depression with C-reactive protein, IL-1, and IL-6: a meta-analysis
    M Bryant Howren
    Department of Psychology, The University of Iowa, 11 Seashore Hall East, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:171-86. 2009
    ..To assess the magnitude and direction of associations of depression with C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin (IL)-1, and IL-6 in community and clinical samples...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem, construal, and comparisons with the self, friends, and peers
    Jerry Suls
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:252-61. 2002
    ..HSEs seemed to take advantage of ambiguity more consistently to present favorable self-views; people with low self-esteem used ambiguity to favor their friends but were reluctant to minimize their own faults...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of physical activity in men and women with cardiac disease: do gender roles complicate recovery?
    Mary Jenson
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Women Health 37:31-48. 2003
    ..The concentrated domestic activity assumed by women early in recovery may pose a risk of complications...
  21. doi request reprint Are cholesterol and depression inversely related? A meta-analysis of the association between two cardiac risk factors
    Ju Young Shin
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:33-43. 2008
    ..Cholesterol and depression are both cardiac risk factors, but the direction and magnitude of the association between these risk factors is unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint How do female and male cardiac patients and their spouses share responsibilities after discharge from the hospital?
    Katherine Lemos
    University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:8-15. 2003
    ..In contrast, among women, the correlations between symptoms and activities were more complex and suggested that female patients might not be heeding signs of overexertion...
  23. ncbi request reprint A quantitative analysis of the relationship between the Cook-Medley Hostility Scale and traditional coronary artery disease risk factors
    James Bunde
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Spence Labs, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1407, USA
    Health Psychol 25:493-500. 2006
    ..On the basis of available evidence, researchers might give attention to obesity, insulin resistance, damaging health behaviors, and SES as potential contributing factors in understanding the association between Ho Scale scores and CAD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group Report
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th St, PH9 Center, Room 941, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:645-50. 2006
    ..The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened an interdisciplinary working group of experts to develop recommendations for the assessment and treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...

Research Grants1

  1. Coping and Social Comparison in Elderly Cardiac Patients
    Jerry Suls; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Although the present research focuses on adaptation to cardiac disease, results should also be relevant and exportable to older adults that are coping with other chronic illnesses. ..