BERT UCHINO

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social relationships and health: is feeling positive, negative, or both (ambivalent) about your social ties related to telomeres?
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:789-96. 2012
  2. pmc Psychological pathways linking social support to health outcomes: a visit with the "ghosts" of research past, present, and future
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:949-57. 2012
  3. pmc Social support and the reactivity hypothesis: conceptual issues in examining the efficacy of received support during acute psychological stress
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, United States
    Biol Psychol 86:137-42. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Are older adults less or more physiologically reactive? A meta-analysis of age-related differences in cardiovascular reactivity to laboratory tasks
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 S 1530 E, Room 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:154-62. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in the social networks of young and older adults: prediction of mental health and cardiovascular reactivity during acute stress
    B N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0251, USA
    J Behav Med 24:361-82. 2001
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Social support and health: a review of physiological processes potentially underlying links to disease outcomes
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, 380 S 1530 E, Rm 502, Salt Lake City, 84112 Utah, USA
    J Behav Med 29:377-87. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Aging and cardiovascular reactivity to stress: longitudinal evidence for changes in stress reactivity
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:134-43. 2005
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint On the importance of knowing your partner's views: attitude familiarity is associated with better interpersonal functioning and lower ambulatory blood pressure in daily life
    David M Sanbonmatsu
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112 0251, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:131-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Social relationships and health: is feeling positive, negative, or both (ambivalent) about your social ties related to telomeres?
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Health Psychol 31:789-96. 2012
    ..These questions are pursued in the context of a more comprehensive model of relationships that highlights the importance of jointly considering positive and negative aspects of social ties...
  2. pmc Psychological pathways linking social support to health outcomes: a visit with the "ghosts" of research past, present, and future
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:949-57. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Social support and the reactivity hypothesis: conceptual issues in examining the efficacy of received support during acute psychological stress
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, United States
    Biol Psychol 86:137-42. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Are older adults less or more physiologically reactive? A meta-analysis of age-related differences in cardiovascular reactivity to laboratory tasks
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 S 1530 E, Room 502, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:154-62. 2010
    ..These data are discussed in light of existing self-regulatory models and important future research directions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in the social networks of young and older adults: prediction of mental health and cardiovascular reactivity during acute stress
    B N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0251, USA
    J Behav Med 24:361-82. 2001
    ..Implications for the study of social relationships, physiological processes, and health outcomes are also discussed...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social support and health: a review of physiological processes potentially underlying links to disease outcomes
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, 380 S 1530 E, Rm 502, Salt Lake City, 84112 Utah, USA
    J Behav Med 29:377-87. 2006
    ..The implications of these links, along with future research directions are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Aging and cardiovascular reactivity to stress: longitudinal evidence for changes in stress reactivity
    Bert N Uchino
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:134-43. 2005
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in light of the increased cardiovascular disease risk with age, as well as the links between aging, emotions, and physiology...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint On the importance of knowing your partner's views: attitude familiarity is associated with better interpersonal functioning and lower ambulatory blood pressure in daily life
    David M Sanbonmatsu
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112 0251, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:131-7. 2011
    ..Relationships have been linked to significant physical health outcomes. However, little is known about the more specific processes that might be responsible for such links...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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)...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Close relationship processes and health: implications of attachment theory for health and disease
    Paula R Pietromonaco
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Health Psychol 32:499-513. 2013
    ..We present one example of a theoretical model, following from a major relationship theory (attachment theory) that integrates relationship constructs and processes with biopsychosocial processes and health outcomes...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Social and emotional support and its implication for health
    Maija Reblin
    Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:201-5. 2008
    ..Recent research findings from selected publications focusing on links between social support and physical health are summarized...

Research Grants5

  1. Social Relationships and Cardiovascular Health: An Examination of Mechanisms
    BERT UCHINO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Importantly, our preliminary research provides evidence for the feasibility and potential of the proposed research. ..
  2. Social Relationships and Cellular Aging
    BERT UCHINO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide preliminary evidence on the plausibility of such links, and the levels of analysis (e.g., social, biological) that could be targeted as potential entry points for interventions. ..
  3. Social Relationships and Cardiovascular Health: An Examination of Mechanisms
    BERT UCHINO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Importantly, our preliminary research provides evidence for the feasibility and potential of the proposed research. ..