Carnegie Mellon University

PUBLICATION TOPICS: Personality & Health 

Pressman, S. D. & Cohen, S. (2012). Positive emotion word use and longevity in famous deceased psychologists. Health Psychology.  Link to full-text (pdf)

Pressman, S. D., Matthews, K. A, Cohen, S., Martire, L. M., Scheier, M., Baum, A. & Schulz, R. (2009). Association of enjoyable leisure activities with psychological and physical well-being. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71, 725-732. Link to full-text (pdf)

Marsland, A. L., Prather, A. A., Petersen, L. L., Cohen, S., & Manuck, S. B. (2008). Antagonistic characteristics are positively associated with inflammatory markers independently of trait negative emotionality. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 22, 753-761. Link to full-text (pdf)

Jackson, B., Kubzansky, L. D., Cohen, S., Jacobs, D. R., Jr., & Wright, R. (2007). Does harboring hostility hurt? Associations between hostility and pulmonary function in the CARDIA Study. Health Psychology, 26, 333-340. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Alper, C. M., Doyle, W. J., Treanor, J. J., & Turner, R. B. (2006). Positive emotional style predicts resistance to illness after experimental exposure to rhinovirus or influenza A virus. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68, 809-815. Link to full-text (pdf)

Kubzansky, L. D., Sparrow, D., Jackson, B., Cohen, S., Weiss, S. T., & Wright, R. J. (2006). Angry breathing: A prospective study of hostility and lung function in the Normative Aging Study. Thorax, 61, 863-868. Link to full-text (pdf)

Polk, D. E., Cohen, S., Doyle, W. J., Skoner, D. P., & Kirschbaum, C. (2005). State and trait affect as predictors of salivary cortisol in healthy adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 30, 261-272. Link to full-text (pdf)

Pressman, S. D., & Cohen, S. (2005). Does positive affect influence health? Psychological Bulletin,131, 925-971. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., & Hamrick, N. (2003). Stable individual differences in physiological response to stressors: Implications for stress-elicited changes in immune related health. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 17, 407-414. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Doyle, W. J., Turner, R. B., Alper, C. M., & Skoner, D. P. (2003). Sociability and susceptibility to the common cold. Psychological Science, 14, 389-395. Link to full-text (pdf)

Cohen, S., Doyle, W. J., Turner, R. B., Alper, C. M., & Skoner, D. P. (2003). Emotional style and susceptibility to the common cold. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 652-657. Link to full-text (pdf)

Brissette, I., & Cohen, S. (2002). The contribution of individual differences in hostility to the associations between daily interpersonal conflict, affect, and sleep. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1265-1274. Link to full-text (pdf)

Kubzansky, L. D., Wright, R. J., Cohen, S., Rosner, B., Weiss, S., & Sparrow, D. (2002). Breathing easy: A prospective study of optimism and pulmonary function in the Normative Aging Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, 345-353. Link to full-text (pdf)

Miller, G. E., Cohen, S., Rabin, B. S., Skoner, D. P. & Doyle, W. J. (1999). Personality and tonic cardiovascular, neuroendocrine, and immune function.. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 13, 109-123. Link to full-text (pdf)