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The Handbook for Health Psychology

Revenson, T. A., & Gurung, R. A. R. (Eds.).(2019).Handbook of health psychology. New York, NY: Routledge

The Handbook for Health Psychology (Edited by Revenson and Gurung, 2019) contains an overview of current knowledge and new directions in the study of the biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Forty chapters review the latest theories and research with an emphasis on how research is translated into behavioral medicine interventions. Authors provide a theoretical foundation; evaluate the empirical evidence; and make suggestions for future research, clinical practice, and policy.


Clinical Health Psychology: Integrating Medical Information for Improved Treatment Outcomes

Wachholtz, A. (2020). Clinical health psychology: Integrating medical information for improved treatment outcomes. Cognella; San Diego.

Clinical Health Psychology: Integrating Medical Information for Improved Treatment Outcomes combines research in medical science, pharmacology, physiology, neuropsychology, and clinical health psychology to provide medically informed approaches to clinical health psychology treatment. Content includes information for mental health professionals such as medical and pharmacological information to select and optimize existing communication approaches and psychological treatments. The chapters are laid out by major systems in the body and address normal physiological function, key disruptions from major illnesses or injuries, and the emotional and cognitive impact of these disruptions.


Cardiovascular implications of stress and depression

Chantler, P. D., & Larkin, K. T. (Eds.) (2020). Cardiovascular implications of stress and depression. London, UK: Academic Press.

Cardiovascular Implications of Stress and Depression examines how exposure to stress influences risk for cardiovascular disease and how depression is associated with this relation. Causal pathways linking stress, depression, and cardiovascular disease are considered regarding how environmental stress could possibly lead to cardiovascular diseases.  Chapters by authorities in the field address mechanistic factors, clinical and epidemiological aspects, animal and human models, and management issues associated with treating stress-related and depressive disorders.


Becoming a Health Psychologist

Revenson, T.A., Saab, P.G., Zoccola, P.M., Traeger L.N. (Eds). (2019). Becoming a health psychologist. New York, NY: Routledge

Becoming a Health Psychologist provides an overview of various training paths students can take to prepare themselves for graduate school and careers in the field of health psychology. Contents of the book include tips on how to prepare for, choose, and apply for graduate programs as well as numerous practical examples such as emails to potential advisors and questions to ask during interviews. Tips are derived from a diverse group of successful students, early career, and senior health psychologists.  



Ai, L. A., & Carretta, H. (2019). Optimism/hope related to low anxiety in patients with advanced heart disease controlling for standardized cardiac confounders. Journal of Health Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/1359105319864633

Coffino, J. A., Udo, T., & Grilo, C. M. (2019). Rates of Help-Seeking in US Adults With Lifetime DSM-5 Eating Disorders: Prevalence Across Diagnoses and Differences by Sex and Ethnicity/Race. Mayo Clin Proc, 94(8), 1415-1426. doi:10.1016/j.mayocp.2019.02.030

Darnall, B.D., Ziadni, M.S., Krishnamurthy, P., Mackey, I.G., Heathcote, L.C., Taub, C.J., Flood, P., Wheeler, A (2019). “My Surgical Success”: Effect of a Digital Behavioral Pain Medicine Intervention on Time to Opioid Cessation After Breast Cancer Surgery—A Pilot Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Pain Medicine, 20 (11): 2228–2237. https://doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz094 (open access)

Dietch, J. R., Sethi, K., Slavish, D. C., & Taylor, D. J. (2019). Validity of two retrospective questionnaire versions of the Consensus Sleep Diary: The whole week and split week Self-Assessment of Sleep Surveys. Sleep Medicine, 63, 127-136. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2019.05.015

Dietch, J. R., Ruggero, C. J., Schuler, K., Taylor, D. J., Luft, B. J., & Kotov, R. (2019). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Sleep in the Daily Lives of World Trade Center Responders. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ocp0000158

Heckman, CJ, Riley, M, Coups, EJ, Niu, Z, Stapleton, JL. Society of Behavioral Medicine Position Statement: Promote sun-safety policies and practices for youth in educational, childcare, and recreational settings. Translational Behavioral Medicine. Advanced online publication. https://academic.oup.com/tbm/advance-article/doi/10.1093/tbm/ibz120/5554078

Heckman CJ, Auerbach, M, Darlow, S, Handorf, E, Raivitch, S, Manne, S. Association of Skin Cancer Risk and Protective Behaviors with Health Literacy among Young Adults in the United States. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Aug 2019; (4), 372-379. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12529-019-09788-1

Heckman CJ, & Manning, M. The Relationship between Indoor Tanning and Body Mass Index, Physical Activity, or Dietary Practices: A Systematic Review. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. J Behav Med. 2019 Apr;42(2):188-203. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10865-018-9991-y 

Heckman CJ, Liang, K, & Riley, M. Awareness, understanding, use, and impact of the UV index: A systematic review of over two decades of international research. Preventive Medicine. 2019 Mar 4;123:71-83. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009174351930074X?via%3Dihub

Inglehart MR. Motivational communication in dental practices: Prevention and management of caries over the life course. In Guzmán-Armstrong S, Fontana M, Nascimento MM, Zandona AGF. (Eds.) Caries Management. Dental Clinics of North America. Oct. 2019:63(4):607-620.

Kamody, R. C., Grilo, C. M., & Udo, T. (2019). Disparities in DSM-5 defined eating disorders by sexual orientation among U.S. adults. Int J Eat Disord. doi:10.1002/eat.23193

Kerrigan, S. G., Lydecker, J. A., & Grilo, C. M. (2019). Associations between physical activity and eating-disorder psychopathology among individuals categorised with binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa. Int J Clin Pract, 73(11), doi:10.1111/ijcp.13401

Ketterer MW. (2019).  Cochranes’s Brake:  Randomized Controlled Trials & The Doctors Pen.  Researchgate  doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20553.90723

Naftaly, J.P., & Greenley R.N. (2019). Mother-daughter communication about sexual behavior and reproductive health in females with chronic health conditions. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47, 78-84. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2019.04.020

Lydecker, J. A., Cotter, E., & Grilo, C. M. (2019). Associations of Weight Bias with Disordered Eating Among Latino and White Men. Obesity (Silver Spring). doi:10.1002/oby.22632

Lydecker, J. A., Park, J., & Grilo, C. M. (2019). Parents Can Experience Impairment Because of Their Children’s Weight and Problematic Eating Behaviors. J Adolesc Health. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.07.026

Pruiksma, K.E., Wilkerson, A., Dietch, J.R., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Dolan, M., & Taylor, D.J. (2019). User Manual for the Structured Clinical Interview for Sleep Disorders – Revised (SCISD-R). Retrieved from https://insomnia.arizona.edu/SCISD

Taylor, D.J., Peterson, A.L., Goodie, J.L., Grieser, E., Hryshko-Mullen, A.S., Rowan, A., Wilkerson, A., Pruiksma, K.E., Dietch, J.R., Hall-Clark, B., & Fina, B. (2019). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in the military: Therapist guide. Retrieved from http://insomnia.arizona.edu/CBTI-M

Taylor, D.J., Peterson, A.L., Goodie, J.L., Grieser, E., Hryshko-Mullen, A.S., Rowan, A., Wilkerson, A., Pruiksma, K.E., Dietch, J.R., Hall-Clark, B., & Fina, B. (2019). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in the military: Patient guide. Retrieved from http://insomnia.arizona.edu/CBTI-M

Taylor, D.J., Wilkerson, A., Hryshko-Mullen, A.S., & Goodie, J.L. (2019). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in the military: Rating scales. Retrieved from http://insomnia.arizona.edu/CBTI-M

Taylor, D.J., Wilkerson, A., Pruiksma, K.E., Dietch, J.,R., & Wardle-Pinkston, S. (2019). Structured Clinical Interview for Sleep Disorders-Revised (SCISD-R). Retrieved from https://insomnia.arizona.edu/SCISD

Udo, T., & Grilo, C. M. (2019). Psychiatric and medical correlates of DSM-5 eating disorders in a nationally representative sample of adults in the United States. Int J Eat Disord, 52(1), 42-50. doi:10.1002/eat.23004

White, M. A., Whittaker, S. D., Gores, A. M., & Allswede, D. (2019). Evaluation of a Self-Care Intervention to Improve Student Mental Health Administered through a Distance-Learning Course. American Journal of Health Education, 1-12.

Williams, A.A. (2019). The next step in integrated care: Universal Primary Mental Health Providers. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10880-019-09626-2

Williams, A.A. (2019). A plan to improve primary care. UMass Medical School Center for Integrated Primary Care Blog. September 15,2019. https://www.umassmed.edu/cipc/blog/blog-posts/2019/september/williams-article/