J Tomaka

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas at El Paso
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of emotion-specific appraisal, coping, and cardiovascular reactivity during an ongoing emotional episode
    Mary M Herrald
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79902, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:434-50. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation of social isolation, loneliness, and social support to disease outcomes among the elderly
    Joe Tomaka
    Department of Health Promotion, University of Texas at El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    J Aging Health 18:359-84. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Stress and coping mediate relationships between contingent and global self-esteem and alcohol-related problems among college drinkers
    Joe Tomaka
    The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA
    Stress Health 29:205-13. 2013
  4. doi request reprint An evaluation of the BASICS alcohol risk reduction model among predominantly Hispanic college students
    Joe Tomaka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1260-70. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Assertiveness predicts threat and challenge reactions to potential stress among women
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, El Paso 79968 0553, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 76:1008-21. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and physiological antecedents of threat and challenge appraisal
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso 79968, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 73:63-72. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors among high school students on the US/Mexico border
    Adriana Almodovar
    Interdisciplinary Health Science Program, University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 N Campbell, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:745-52. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and adaptation to recurrent psychological stress: effects of prior task exposure
    R M Kelsey
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Psychophysiology 36:818-31. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and adaptation to recurrent psychological stress: the moderating effects of evaluative observation
    R M Kelsey
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:748-56. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of coping to physical and psychological health outcomes: a meta-analytic review
    Julie A Penley
    Division of Social Sciences, El Paso Community College, PO Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998 0500, USA
    J Behav Med 25:551-603. 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of emotion-specific appraisal, coping, and cardiovascular reactivity during an ongoing emotional episode
    Mary M Herrald
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79902, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:434-50. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in relation to their implications for emotion theory and for psychological and physical health. Overall, the results suggest that researchers can study emotion-related issues using authentic emotional reactions...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation of social isolation, loneliness, and social support to disease outcomes among the elderly
    Joe Tomaka
    Department of Health Promotion, University of Texas at El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    J Aging Health 18:359-84. 2006
    ..This study examined relations between social isolation, loneliness, and social support to health outcomes in a sample of New Mexico seniors...
  3. doi request reprint Stress and coping mediate relationships between contingent and global self-esteem and alcohol-related problems among college drinkers
    Joe Tomaka
    The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA
    Stress Health 29:205-13. 2013
    ..They also demonstrate the important role that coping plays in mediating self-esteem's associations with alcohol-related problems...
  4. doi request reprint An evaluation of the BASICS alcohol risk reduction model among predominantly Hispanic college students
    Joe Tomaka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:1260-70. 2012
    ..Overall, the results strongly support use of the BASICS intervention model among Hispanic students. The study's limitations are noted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assertiveness predicts threat and challenge reactions to potential stress among women
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, El Paso 79968 0553, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 76:1008-21. 1999
    ..Overall, the high assertive women's stress-related reactions indicated challenge, whereas the low assertive women's reactions indicated threat (see J. Tomaka, J. Blascovich, R. M. Kelsey, & C. L. Leitten, 1993)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and physiological antecedents of threat and challenge appraisal
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso 79968, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 73:63-72. 1997
    ..These studies suggest a central role for cognitive appraisal processes in elicitation of threat and challenge responses to potentially stressful situations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors among high school students on the US/Mexico border
    Adriana Almodovar
    Interdisciplinary Health Science Program, University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 N Campbell, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:745-52. 2006
    ..To study risk and protective factors for alcohol-related problems among high schools students in El Paso, Tex...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and adaptation to recurrent psychological stress: effects of prior task exposure
    R M Kelsey
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Psychophysiology 36:818-31. 1999
    ..01), but not vascular reactivity, than repeated exposure groups. Thus, cardiac reactivity varied as a specific function of prior task exposure, whereas vascular reactivity varied as a general function of time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reactivity and adaptation to recurrent psychological stress: the moderating effects of evaluative observation
    R M Kelsey
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:748-56. 2000
    ..The results support the dual process theory of habituation, rather than stimulus comparator theory, but only partially support cognitive appraisal theory...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of coping to physical and psychological health outcomes: a meta-analytic review
    Julie A Penley
    Division of Social Sciences, El Paso Community College, PO Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998 0500, USA
    J Behav Med 25:551-603. 2002
    ..However, type of health outcome (i.e., physical vs. psychological) and situational characteristics (i.e., stressor type, controllability, and duration) moderated many of the overall associations...