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DeLongis, Anita

Core Area(s): Health

Research Interests
Health psychology; stress; close relationships; coping with chronic illness.

Courses Taught
PSYC 314 Health Psychology, PSYC 501 Health Psychology, PSYC 504 Special Topics in Health Psychology

Representative Publications
Englbrecht, M., Gossec, L., DeLongis, A., Scholte-Voshaar, M., Sokka, T., Kvien, T., & Schett, G. (2012). The impact of coping strategies on emotional and physical well-being in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 41, 545-55.

Claxton, A., O'Rourke, N., Smith, J., & DeLongis, A. (2012). Personality traits and marital satisfaction within enduring relationships: An intra-couple concurrence and discrepancy approach. Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, 29, 397-419. doi:10.1177/0265407511431183

Hagedoorn, M., Puterman, E., Sanderman, R., Wiggers, T., Baas, P. C., van Haastert, M., & DeLongis, A. (2011). Is self-disclosure in couples coping with cancer associated with improvement in depressive symptoms? Health Psychology. doi: 10.1037/a0024374

Lee-Flynn, S. C., Pomaki, G., DeLongis, A., Biesanz, J. C., & Puterman, E. (2011). Daily cognitive appraisals, daily affect, and long-term depressive symptoms: The role of self-esteem and self-concept clarity in the stress process. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 255-268. doi:10.1177/0146167210394204

Pomaki, G., DeLongis, A., Anagnostopoulou, T. & Heininger, J. (2011). Can't live with you, can't live without you: Negative family exchanges and adaptation in end-stage renal disease patients. Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 520-529. doi: 10.1177/1359105310393543

Lehman, A. J., Pratt, D., DeLongis, A., Collins, J. B., Shojania, K., Koehler, B., Offer, R., & Esdaile, J. M. (2011). Do spouses know how much fatigue, pain, and physical limitation their partners with rheumatoid arthritis experience? Implications for social support. Arthritis Care & Research, 63, 120-127.

Puterman, E., DeLongis, A., & Pomaki, G. (2011). Protecting us from ourselves: Social support as a buffer of trait and state rumination. Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, 29, 797-820.

Hagedoorn, M., Dagan, M., Puterman, E., Hoff, C., Meijernik, W. J. H. J., DeLongis, A., & Sanderman, R. (2011). Relationship satisfaction in couples confronted with colorectal cancer: The interplay of past and current spousal support. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 288-297. DOI 10.1007/s10865-010-9311-7.

DeLongis, A., Holtzman, S., Puterman, E., & Lam, M. (2010). Dyadic Coping: Support from the spouse in times of stress. In J. Davila & K. Sullivan (Eds.), Social Support Processes in Intimate Relationships (pp. 151-174). New York: Oxford Press.

Lam, M., Lehman, A. J., Puterman, E., & DeLongis, A. (2009). Spouse depression and disease course among persons living with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research, 61, 1011-17.

O'Brien, T. B., DeLongis, A., Pomaki, G., Puterman, E., & Zwicker, A. (2009). Couples coping with stress: The role of empathic responding. European Psychologist, 14, 18-28.

Holtzman, S., & DeLongis, A. (2007). One day at a time: The impact of daily spouse support on pain, negative affect and catastrophizing among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. Pain,1633-1655.

DeLongis, A. & Holtzman, S. (2005). Coping in context: The role of stress, social support, and personality in coping. Journal of Personality, 73, 1633-1656.

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