Julia K Boehm

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relation between optimism and lipids in midlife
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1425-31. 2013
  2. pmc Association between optimism and serum antioxidants in the midlife in the United States study
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:2-10. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The heart's content: the association between positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular health
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychol Bull 138:655-91. 2012
  4. pmc A longitudinal experimental study comparing the effectiveness of happiness-enhancing strategies in Anglo Americans and Asian Americans
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:1263-72. 2011
  5. pmc A prospective study of positive psychological well-being and coronary heart disease
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Health Psychol 30:259-67. 2011
  6. pmc Heart health when life is satisfying: evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:2672-7. 2011
  7. pmc Relationship of optimism and suicidal ideation in three groups of patients at varying levels of suicide risk
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 77:76-84. 2016
  8. pmc Becoming happier takes both a will and a proper way: an experimental longitudinal intervention to boost well-being
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, CA, USA
    Emotion 11:391-402. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The cognitive and hedonic costs of dwelling on achievement-related negative experiences: implications for enduring happiness and unhappiness
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Emotion 11:1152-67. 2011
  10. pmc A Positive Psychology Intervention for Patients with an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Treatment Development and Proof-of-Concept Trial
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street Blake 11, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Happiness Stud 17:1985-2006. 2016

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Publications16

  1. pmc Relation between optimism and lipids in midlife
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1425-31. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this is the first study to suggest that optimism is associated with a healthy lipid profile; moreover, these associations can be explained, in part, by the presence of healthier behaviors and a lower body mass index...
  2. pmc Association between optimism and serum antioxidants in the midlife in the United States study
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:2-10. 2013
    ..Thus, we investigated the association between two indicators of positive health: optimism and serum antioxidants...
  3. doi request reprint The heart's content: the association between positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular health
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychol Bull 138:655-91. 2012
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  4. pmc A longitudinal experimental study comparing the effectiveness of happiness-enhancing strategies in Anglo Americans and Asian Americans
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:1263-72. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc A prospective study of positive psychological well-being and coronary heart disease
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Health Psychol 30:259-67. 2011
    ..This study investigates the association between two aspects of well-being (emotional vitality and optimism) and coronary heart disease (CHD) in a sample of middle-aged men and women, and considers potential mediating factors...
  6. pmc Heart health when life is satisfying: evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:2672-7. 2011
    ..We investigated satisfaction with specific life domains as predictors of incident CHD...
  7. pmc Relationship of optimism and suicidal ideation in three groups of patients at varying levels of suicide risk
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 77:76-84. 2016
    ....
  8. pmc Becoming happier takes both a will and a proper way: an experimental longitudinal intervention to boost well-being
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, CA, USA
    Emotion 11:391-402. 2011
    ..We conclude that happiness interventions are more than just placebos, but that they are most successful when participants know about, endorse, and commit to the intervention...
  9. doi request reprint The cognitive and hedonic costs of dwelling on achievement-related negative experiences: implications for enduring happiness and unhappiness
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Emotion 11:1152-67. 2011
    ..Implications of our results for the consequences of dwelling for work and social functioning, as well as for detracting from enduring happiness, are discussed...
  10. pmc A Positive Psychology Intervention for Patients with an Acute Coronary Syndrome: Treatment Development and Proof-of-Concept Trial
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street Blake 11, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Happiness Stud 17:1985-2006. 2016
    ..A PP intervention was feasible, well-accepted, and associated with improvements in most psychological measures among cardiac patients. These results provide support for a larger trial focusing on behavioral outcomes...
  11. pmc Relationships between positive psychological constructs and health outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease: A systematic review
    Christina M Dubois
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
    Int J Cardiol 195:265-80. 2015
    ..Additional work is needed to identify which constructs are most important to cardiac health, and whether interventions can cultivate positive attributes and improve clinical outcomes. ..
  12. doi request reprint Feasibility and utility of positive psychology exercises for suicidal inpatients
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:88-94. 2014
    ..The objective was to assess the feasibility and acceptability of nine positive psychology exercises delivered to patients hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or behaviors, and to secondarily explore the relative impact of the exercises...
  13. pmc Taking the tension out of hypertension: a prospective study of psychological well being and hypertension
    Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald
    aSchool of Psychology, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada bDepartment of Psychology, Chapman University, Orange, California, USA cDepartment of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK dDepartment of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Hypertens 32:1222-8. 2014
    ..However, whether well being might be specifically associated with reduced risk of hypertension has not been rigorously investigated in prospective studies...
  14. doi request reprint Human Motives, Happiness, and the Puzzle of Parenthood: Commentary on Kenrick et al. (2010)
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside
    Perspect Psychol Sci 5:327-34. 2010
    ..The second possibility involves measurement: namely, problems with study designs and the difficulty of capturing on paper or computer screen what is precisely so wonderful and elusive that children grant their parents. ..
  15. pmc Maintaining Healthy Behavior: a Prospective Study of Psychological Well-Being and Physical Activity
    Eric S Kim
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Ann Behav Med . 2016
    ....
  16. pmc Development of a positive psychology intervention for patients with acute cardiovascular disease
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Heart Int 6:e14. 2011
    ..Future studies should further develop this promising intervention and examine its impact on psychological and medical outcomes in this vulnerable population of cardiac patients. ..