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Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Dutcher EG, Epel ES, Mason AE, Hecht FM, Robinson JE, Drury SS, Prather AA. COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects and Long-Term Neutralizing Antibody Response : A Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2024 Jun 11. doi: 10.7326/M23-2956. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38857503.

2024

Nielsen L, Marsland AL, Hamlat EJ, Epel ES. New Directions in Geroscience: Integrating Social and Behavioral Drivers of Biological Aging. Psychosom Med. 2024 May 9.

2024

Aschbacher K, Mather M, Lehrer P, Gevirtz R, Epel E, Peiper NC. Real-time heart rate variability biofeedback amplitude during a large-scale digital mental health intervention differed by age, gender, and mental and physical health. Psychophysiology. 2024 Mar 7:e14533. doi: 10.1111/psyp.14533. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38454612.

2024

Carandang RR, Epel E, Radin R, Lewis J, Ickovics J, Cunningham S. Association between mindful and practical eating skills and eating behaviors among racially diverse pregnant women in four selected clinical sites in the United States. Nutr Health. 2024 Apr 7:2601060241246353. doi: 10.1177/02601060241246353. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38584400.

2024

Park Y, Coccia MA, Prather AA, Epel ES. Maternal Caregiving Stress and Metabolic Health: Sexual Activity as a Potential Buffer. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2024 May 11;167:107068. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2024.107068. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38820717.

2024

Chiu DT, Parker JE, Wiley CR, Epel ES, Laraia BA, Leung CW, Tomiyama AJ. Food insecurity, poor diet, and metabolic measures: The roles of stress and cortisol. Appetite. 2024 Jun 1;197:107294. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2024.107294. Epub 2024 Mar 11. PMID: 38479471.

2024

Epel E. COMMENTARY: Foundational social geroscience: Social stress, reproductive health, and lifecourse aging across mammals. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2024 Mar 27;161:105642. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2024.105642. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38552758.

2024

Conklin QA, Zanesco AP, King BG, Epel ES, Saron CD. Changes in peripheral oxytocin and vasopressin during a silent month-long Insight meditation retreat. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2024 May 28;15:1345527. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2024.1345527. PMID: 38863930; PMCID: PMC11165068.

2024

Jacobs LM, Schmidt LA, Schillinger D, Schmidt JM, Alegria KE, Parrett B, Pickett A, Epel ES. Did a workplace sugar-sweetened beverage sales ban reduce anxiety-related SSB consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic? Public Health Nutr. 2024 May 3:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1368980024000995. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38698591.

2024

Dutcher EG, Epel ES, Mason AE, Hecht FM, Robinson JE, Drury SS, Prather AA. The More Symptoms the Better? Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects and Long-Term Neutralizing Antibody Response. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2023 Oct 6:2023.

2023

Kubzansky, L.D., Epel, E.S. & Davidson, R.J. Prosociality Should Be a Public Health Priority. Nat Hum Behav (2023).

2023

Prather AA, Dutcher EG, Robinson J, Lin J, Blackburn E, Hecht FM, Mason AE, Fromer E, Merino B, Frazier R, O'Bryan J, Drury S, Epel ES. Predictors of long-term neutralizing antibody titers following COVID-19 vaccination by three vaccine types: the BOOST study. Sci Rep. 2023 May 9;13(1):6505. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-33320-x.

2023

Jones-Mason K, Coccia M, Alkon A, Melanie Thomas KC, Laraia B, Adler N, Epel ES, Bush NR. Parental sensitivity modifies the associations between maternal prenatal stress exposure, autonomic nervous system functioning and infant temperament in a diverse, low-income sample. Attach Hum Dev. 2023 Sep 25:1-37. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2023.2257669.

2023

Houminer-Klepar N, Bord S, Epel E, Baron-Epel O. Are pregnancy and parity associated with telomere length? A systematic review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2023 Oct 17;23(1):733.

2023

Sturm G, Karan KR, Monzel AS, Santhanam B, Taivassalo T, Bris C, Ware SA, Cross M, Towheed A, Higgins-Chen A, McManus MJ, Cardenas A, Lin J, Epel ES, Rahman S, Vissing J, Grassi B, Levine M, Horvath S, Haller RG, Lenaers G, Wallace DC, St-Onge MP, Tavazoie S, Procaccio V, Kaufman BA, Seifert EL, Hirano M, Picard M. OxPhos Defects Cause Hypermetabolism and Reduce Lifespan in Cells and in Patients with Mitochondrial Diseases. Commun Biol. 2023 Jan 12;6(1):22.

2023

Mangurian C, Fitelson E, Devlin M, Pumar M, Epel E, Dahiya P, Mayer LES, Jackson-Triche M. Envisioning the Future of Well-Being Efforts for Health Care Workers-Successes and Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 Jul 26. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2355.

2023

Laraia, B., Brownell, K., Friebur, R., Perera, R., Brown, E., Mayer, S. E., Feng, I., Clermont, S., Ritchie, L. D., & Epel, E. (2023). Cohort profile: the longitudinal National Growth and Health Study (NGHS) of black and white girls from Northern California tracking how behavioural and psychosocial risk factors predict cardiovascular risk and biological ageing in midlife and in offspring. BMJ open, 13(11), e072957. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-072957

2023

Parker JE, Levinson JA, Hunger JM, Enders CK, Laraia BA, Epel ES, Tomiyama AJ. Longitudinal Stability of Disordered-Eating Symptoms From Age 12 to 40 in Black and White Women. Clin Psychol Sci. 2023 Sep;11(5):879-893. doi: 10.1177/21677026221144253.

2023

Radin RM, Epel ES, Mason AE, Vaccaro J, Fromer E, Guan J, Prather AA. Impact of Digital Meditation On Work Stress and Health Outcomes Among Adults with Overweight: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS One. 2023 Mar 1;18(3):e0280808.

2023

Rampersaud R, Wu GWY, Reus VI, Lin J, Blackburn EH, Epel ES, Hough CM, Mellon SH, Wolkowitz OM. Shorter Telomere Length Predicts Poor Antidepressant Response and Poorer Cardiometabolic Indices in Major Depression. Sci Rep. 2023 Jun 23;13(1):10238. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-35912-z.

2023

Frank DM, Bradshaw PT, Mujahid M, Epel E, Lararia BA. Adolescent BMI Trajectory and Associations with Adult Metabolic Syndrome and Offspring Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2023 May 25. doi: 10.1002/oby.23769.

2023

Martin SL, Cardel MI, Carson TL, Hill JO, Stanley T, Grinspoon S, Stegar F, Blackman Carr LT, Ashby-Thompson M, Stewart D, Ard J; Nutrition Obesity Research Center Taskforce to Advance the Careers of Researchers from Groups Underrepresented in Academia; Stanford FC. Increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the fields of nutrition and obesity: A roadmap to equity in academia. Am J Clin Nutr. 2023 Feb 9:S0002-9165(23)01565-4.

2023

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Singh S, Cordeiro A, Epel E, Coccia M, Laraia B, Adler N, Bush NR. Association between maternal eating and young child feeding in a community sample. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2023 Jun 24;23(1):470. doi: 10.1186/s12884-023-05786-0.

2023

Crosswell AD, Mayer SE, Whitehurst LN, Picard M, Zebarjadian S, Epel ES. Deep rest: An integrative model of how contemplative practices combat stress and enhance the body's restorative capacity. Psychol Rev. 2024 Jan;131(1):247-270. doi: 10.1037/rev0000453. Epub 2023 Dec 25. PMID: 38147050; PMCID: PMC11003855.

2023

Chiu DT, Brown EM, Tomiyama AJ, Brownell KE, Abrams B, Mujahid MS, Epel ES, Laraia BA. Adverse Childhood Experiences and BMI: Lifecourse Associations in a Black-White U.S. Women Cohort. Am J Prev Med. 2023 Sep 8:S0749-3797(23)00349-5.

2023

Ruiz JM, Bacon SL, Bennett GG, Brondolo E, Czajkowski SM, Davidson KW, Epel ES, Revenson TA. Behavioral Medicine Research Council (BMRC) Statement Papers: A New Approach to Consensus Building in Behavioral Medicine Science. Ann Behav Med. 2023 Apr 22;57(5):355-356.

2023

Chow FC, Mundada NS, Abohashem S, La Joie R, Iaccarino L, Arechiga VM, Swaminathan S, Rabinovici GD, Epel ES, Tawakol A, Hsue PY. Psychological stress is associated with arterial inflammation in people living with treated HIV infection. Brain Behav Immun. 2023 Jun 25;113:21-28. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2023.06.019.

2023

Segerstrom SC, Diefenbach MA, Hamilton K, O'Connor DB, Tomiyama AJ; Behavioral Medicine Research Council. Open Science in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: A Statement From the Behavioral Medicine Research Council. Ann Behav Med. 2023 Apr 22;57(5):357-367. doi: 10.1093/abm/kaac044.

2023

Kim Y, Lin J, Epel ES, Carver CS. A Lens on Caregiver Stress in Cancer: Longitudinal Investigation of Cancer-Related Stress and Telomere Length Among Family Caregivers of Adult Patients with Cancer. Psychosom Med. 2023 Jun 1. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000001220.

2023

Mak HW, Gordon AM, Prather AA, Epel ES, Mendes WB. Acute and Chronic Stress Associations with Blood Pressure: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study on an App-Based Platform. Psychosom Med. 2023 Jun 27. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000001224.

2023

Parker JE, Enders CK, Fitzpatrick SL, Mujahid MS, Laraia BA, Epel ES, Tomiyama AJ. Longitudinal associations between adolescent skin color satisfaction and adult health outcomes in Black women. Health Psychol. 2024 Apr;43(4):289-297. doi: 10.1037/hea0001336. Epub 2023 Dec 7. PMID: 38059930; PMCID: PMC10939857.

2023

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Schmidt JM, Epel ES, Jacobs LM, Mason AE, Parrett B, Comfort A, Mousli LM, Schmidt LA. Controlled Trial of a Workplace Sales Ban on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. Public Health Nutr. 2023 Jul 19:1-25. doi: 10.1017/S1368980023001386.

2023

Carandang RR, Epel E, Radin R, Lewis JB, Ickovics JR, Cunningham SD. Perceived Stress and Depressive Symptoms Are Associated With Emotional Eating but Not Nutritional Intake During Pregnancy: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2023 Jun 26. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.13537.

2023

Bobba-Alves N, Sturm G, Lin J, Ware SA, Karan KR, Monzel AS, Bris C, Procaccio V, Lenaers G, Higgins-Chen A, Levine M, Horvath S, Santhanam BS, Kaufman BA, Hirano M, Epel E, Picard M. Cellular allostatic load is linked to increased energy expenditure and accelerated biological aging. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2023 Jun 14;155:106322. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2023.106322.

2023

Hamlat EJ, Neilands TB, Laraia B, Zhang J, Lu AT, Lin J, Horvath S, Epel ES. Early Life Adversity Predicts An Accelerated Cellular Aging Phenotype Through Early Timing of Puberty. Psychol Med. 2023 Jun 16:1-9. doi: 10.1017/S0033291723001629.

2023

Mendoza-Vasconez AS, McLaughlin E, Sallis JF, Maibach E, Epel E, Bennett G, Nogueira L, Thayer J, Dietz WH. Advocacy to support climate and health policies: recommended actions for the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Transl Behav Med. 2022 May 25;12(4):535-543. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibac028.

2022

Noroña-Zhou AN, Coccia M, Epel E, Vieten C, Adler NE, Laraia B, Jones-Mason K, Alkon A, Bush NR. The Effects of a Prenatal Mindfulness Intervention on Infant Autonomic andBehavioral Reactivity and Regulation. Psychosom Med. 2022 Jun 1;84(5):525-535.

2022

Roubinov DS, Epel ES, Coccia M, Coleman-Phox K, Vieten C, Adler NE, Laraia B, Bush NR. Long-term effects of a prenatal mindfulness intervention on depressive symptoms in a diverse sample of women.

2022

Mayer, S., Guan, J., Lin, J., Hamlat, E., Parker, J., Brownell, K., Epel, E. (2022). Intergenerational Effects of Maternal Lifetime Stressor Exposure on Offspring Telomere Length in Black and White Women. Psychological Medicine, 1-12. doi:10.1017/S0033291722003397

2022

Buro AW, Baskin M, Miller D, Ward T, West DS, Gore LR, Gwede CK, Epel E, Carson TL. Rationale and study protocol for a randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a culturally relevant, stress management enhanced behavioral weight loss intervention on weight loss outcomes of black women. BMC Public Health.
2022 Jan 28;22(1):193

2022

Price CA, Jospin G, Brownell K, Eisen JA, Laraia B, Epel ES. Differences in gut microbiome by insulin sensitivity status in Black and White women of the National Growth and Health Study (NGHS): A pilot study. PLoS One. 2022 Jan 19;17(1):e0259889. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0259889.

2022

Lu AT, Binder AM, Zhang J, Yan Q, Reiner AP, Cox SR, Corley J, Harris SE, Kuo PL, Moore AZ, Bandinelli S, Stewart JD, Wang C, Hamlat EJ, Epel ES, Schwartz JD, Whitsel EA, Correa A, Ferrucci L, Marioni RE, Horvath S. DNA methylation GrimAge version 2. Aging (Albany NY). 2022 Dec 14;14(23):9484-9549.

2022

Roubinov D, Don B, Blades R, Epel E. Is it me or my child? The association between maternal depression and children's behavior problems in mothers and their children with or without autism. Fam Process. 2022 Aug 25:e12810.

2022

Felder JN, Mirchandaney R, Harrison J, Manber R, Cuneo J, Krystal A, Epel E, Hecht F. Examining Experiences of Poor Sleep During Pregnancy: A Qualitative Study to Inform the Development of a Prenatal Sleep Intervention. Glob Adv Health Med. 2022 Mar 26;11:2164957X221087655.

2022

Crosswell AD, Epel ES, Mendes WB, Prather AA. Improving the Language Specificity of Stress in Psychological and Population Health Science. Psychosom Med. 2022 Jun 1;84(5):643-644.

2022

Hamlat EJ, Adler NE, LaraiaB, Surachman A, Lu AT, Zhang J, Horvath S, Epel ES. Association of subjective social status with epigenetic aging among Black and White women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2022 Jul;141:105748.

2022

Roubinov DS, Epel ES, Coccia M, Coleman-Phox K, Vieten C, Adler NE, Laraia B, Bush NR. Long-Term Effects of a Prenatal Mindfulness Intervention on Depressive Symptoms in a Diverse Sample of Women. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2022 Dec;90(12):942-949.

2022

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Leung CW, Laraia BA, Feiner C, Solis K, Stewart AL, Adler NE, Epel ES. The Psychological Distress of Food Insecurity: A Qualitative Study of the Emotional Experiences of Parents and Their Coping Strategies. J Acad NutrDiet. 2022 May 13:S2212-2672(22)00300-8.

2022

Mayer SE, Guan J, Lin J, Hamlat E, Parker JE, Brownell K, Price C, Mujahid M, Tomiyama AJ, Slavich GM, Laraia BA, Epel ES. Intergenerational effects of maternal lifetime stressor exposure on offspring telomere length in Black and White women

2022

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Mason AE, Hecht FM, Davis SK, Natale JL, Hartogensis W, Damaso N, Claypool KT, Dilchert S, Dasgupta S, Purawat S, Viswanath VK, Klein A, Chowdhary A, Fisher SM, Anglo C, Puldon KY, Veasna D, Prather JG, Pandya LS, Fox LM, Busch M, Giordano C, Mercado BK, Song J, Jaimes R, Baum BS, Telfer BA, Philipson CW, Collins PP, Rao AA, Wang EJ, Bandi RH, Choe BJ, Epel ES, Epstein SK, Krasnoff JB, Lee MB, Lee SW, Lopez GM, Mehta A, Melville LD, Moon TS, Mujica-Parodi LR, NoelKM, Orosco MA, Rideout JM, Robishaw JD, Rodriguez RM, Shah KH, Siegal JH, Gupta A, Altintas I, Smarr BL. Author Correction: Detection of COVID-19 using multimodal data from a wearable device: results from the first TemPredict Study. Sci Rep. 2022 Mar 16;12(1):4568. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-
08723-x. Erratum for: Sci Rep. 2022 Mar 2;12(1):3463.

2022

Parker JE, Enders CK, Mujahid MS, Laraia BA, Epel ES, Tomiyama AJ. Prospective relationships between skin color satisfaction, body satisfaction, and binge eating in Black girls. Body Image. 2022 Jun;41:342-353.

2022

Newman DB, Epel ES, Coccia M, Puterman E, Prather AA. Asymmetrical Effects of Sleep and Emotions in Daily Life. Affect Sci. 2022 Apr 7.

2022

Rampersaud R, Protsenko E, Yang R, Reus V, Hammamieh R, Wu GWY, Epel E, Jett M, Gautam A, Mellon SH, Wolkowitz OM. Dimensions of childhood adversity differentially affect biological aging in major depression. Transl Psychiatry. 2022 Oct 4;12(1):431.

2022

Lin J, Epel E. Stress and telomere shortening: Insights from cellular mechanisms. Ageing Res Rev. 2022 Jan;73:101507.

2022

Hooker AR, Sagui-Henson SJ, Daubenmier J, Moran PJ, Hartogensis W, Acree M, Kristeller J, Epel ES, Mason AE, Hecht FM. Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Intervention on Long-Term Psychological Well-Being Among Adults with Obesity: Secondary Analyses from the Supporting Health by Integrating Nutrition and Exercise (SHINE) Trial. Mindfulness (N Y). 2022 Sep;13(9):2227-2242.

2022

Seritan AL, Hasser C, Burke MG, Bussmann GL, Charlesworth A, Cooper R, Fortuna LR, Herbst ED, Jayaratne A, Richards A, Stuart BK, Epel E. The Climate Change and Mental Health Task Force: One Academic Psychiatry Department's Efforts to Heed the Call to Action. Acad Psychiatry. 2022 Mar 2:1–2. doi: 10.1007/s40596-022-01606-3.

2022

Nogueira L, White KE, Bell B, Alegria KE, Bennett G, Edmondson D, Epel E, Holman EA, Kronish IM, Thayer J. The Role of Behavioral Medicine in Addressing Climate Change-Related Health Inequities. Transl Behav Med. 2022 May 25;12(4):526-534.

2022

FelderJN, Epel ES, Neuhaus J, Krystal AD, Prather AA. Randomized controlled trial of digital cognitive behavior therapy for prenatal insomnia symptoms: effects on postpartum insomnia and mental health. Sleep. 2022 Feb 14;45(2):zsab280. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsab280.

2022

Hamlat EJ, Laraia B, Bleil ME, Deardorff J, Tomiyama AJ, Mujahid M, Shields GS, Brownell K, Slavich GM, Epel ES. Effects of Early Life Adversity on Pubertal Timing and Tempo in Black and White Girls: The National Growth and Health Study. Psychosom Med. 2022 Apr 1;84(3):297-305.

2022

Mason AE, Hecht FM, Davis SK, Natale JL, Hartogensis W, Damaso N, Claypool KT, Dilchert S, Dasgupta S, Purawat S, Viswanath VK, Klein A, Chowdhary A, Fisher SM, Anglo C, Puldon KY, Veasna D, Prather JG, Pandya LS, Fox LM, Busch M, Giordano C, Mercado BK, Song J, Jaimes R, Baum BS, Telfer BA, Philipson CW, Collins PP, Rao AA, Wang EJ, Bandi RH, Choe BJ, Epel ES, Epstein SK, Krasnoff JB, Lee MB, Lee SW, Lopez GM, Mehta A, Melville LD, Moon TS, Mujica-Parodi LR, Noel KM, Orosco MA, Rideout JM, Robishaw JD, Rodriguez RM, Shah KH, Siegal JH, Gupta A, Altintas I, Smarr BL. Detection of COVID-19 using multimodal data from a wearable device: results from the first TemPredict Study. Sci Rep. 2022 Mar 2.

2022

Parnarouskis L, Gearhardt AN, Mason AE,Adler NE, Laraia BA, Epel ES, Leung CW. Association of Food Insecurity and Food Addiction Symptoms: A Secondary Analysis of
Two Samples of Low-Income Female Adults. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2022 May 20:S2212-2672(22)00310-0.

2022

Lebares CC, Coaston TN, Delucchi KL, Guvva EV, Shen WT, Staffaroni AM, Kramer JH, Epel ES, Hecht FM, Ascher NL, Harris HW, Cole SW. Enhanced Stress Resilience Training in Surgeons: Iterative Adaptation and Biopsychosocial Effects in 2 Small Randomized Trials. Ann Surg. 2021 Mar 1;273(3):424-432

2021

Laraia BA, Leung CW, Tomiyama AJ, Ritchie LD, Crawford PB, EpelES. Drive for thinness in adolescents predicts greater adult BMI in the Growth and Health Study cohort over 20 years. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 Dec;29(12):2126-2133.

2021

Hagan M, Coccia M, Rivera L, Epel E, Aschbacher K, Laudenslager M, Lieberman A, Bush NR. Longitudinal hair cortisol in low-income young children: A useful biomarker of behavioral symptom change? Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2021 Nov;133:105389.

2021

Protsenko E, Yang R, Nier B, Reus V, Hammamieh R, Rampersaud R, Wu GWY, Hough CM, Epel E, Prather AA, Jett M, Gautam A, Mellon SH, Wolkowitz OM. "GrimAge," an epigenetic predictor of mortality, is accelerated in major depressive disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Apr 6;11(1):193.

2021

Daubenmier, Jennifer PhD; Chao, Maria T. DrPH, MPA; Hartogensis, Wendy PhD, MPH; Liu, Rhianon BA; Moran, Patricia J. PhD; Acree, Michael C. PhD; Kristeller, Jean PhD; Epel, Elissa S. PhD; Hecht, Frederick M. MD. Exploratory Analysis of Racial/Ethnic and Educational Differences in a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Intervention. Psychosomatic Medicine: 7/8 2021 - Volume 83 - Issue 6 - p 503-514.

2021

Crosswell AD, Sagui-Henson S, Prather AA, Coccia M, Irwin MR, Epel ES. Psychological Resources and Biomarkers of Health in the Context of Chronic Parenting Stress. Int J Behav Med. 2022 Apr;29(2):175-187. doi: 10.1007/s12529-021-10007-z. Epub 2021 Aug 6.

2021

Baumann BM, Cooper RJ, Medak AJ, Lim S, Chinnock B, Frazier R, Roberts BW, Epel ES, Rodriguez RM. Emergency physician stressors, concerns, and behavioral changes during COVID-19: A longitudinal study. Acad Emerg Med. 2021 Mar;28(3):314-324.

2021

Wojcicki JM, Lustig RH, Jacobs LM, Mason AE, Hartman A, Leung C, Stanhope K, Lin J, Schmidt LA, Epel ES. Longer Leukocyte Telomere Length Predicts Stronger Response to a Workplace Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Sales Ban: An Exploratory Study. Curr Dev Nutr. 2021 May 26;5(7):nzab084.

2021

Price CA, Medici V, Nunez MV, Lee V, Sigala DM, Benyam Y, Keim NL, Mason AE, Chen SY, Parenti M, Slupsky C, Epel ES, Havel PJ, Stanhope KL. A Pilot Study Comparing the Effects of Consuming 100% Orange Juice or Sucrose-Sweetened Beverage on Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in Women. Nutrients. 2021 Feb 26;13(3):760.

2021

Madison AA, Belury MA, AndridgeR, Renna ME, Rosie Shrout M, Malarkey WB, Lin J, Epel ES, Kiecolt-Glaser JK. Omega-3 supplementation and stress reactivity of cellular aging biomarkers: an ancillary substudy of a randomized, controlled trial in midlife adults. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Jul;26(7):3034-3042.

2021

Hamlat EJ, Prather AA, Horvath S, Belsky J, Epel ES. Early life adversity, pubertal timing, and epigenetic age acceleration in adulthood. Dev Psychobiol. 2021 Jul;63(5):890-902. doi: 10.1002/dev.22085.

2021

Chiu DT, Hamlat EJ, Leung CW, Epel ES, Laraia BA. Childhood stress and midlife depression in women: the influence of diet quality. Nutr Neurosci. 2021 Nov 30:1-12. doi:10.1080/1028415X.2021.2005994.

2021

Hives BA, Buckler EJ, Weiss J, Schilf S, Johansen KL, Epel ES, Puterman E. The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Psychological Functioning in Family Caregivers: Secondary Analyses of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Behav Med. 2021 Feb 12;55(1):65-76.

2021

Palma-Gudiel H, Prather AA, Lin J, Oxendine JD, Guintivano J, Xia K, Rubinow DR, Wolkowitz O, Epel ES, Zannas AS. HPA axis regulation and epigenetic programming of immune-related genes in chronically stressed and non-stressed mid-life women. Brain Behav Immun. 2021 Feb;92:49-56.

2021

Davidson KW, Bacon SL, Bennett GG, Brondolo E, Czajkowski SM, Diefenbach MA, Epel ES, Matthews K, Revenson TA, Ruiz JM, Segerstrom SC; Behavioral Medicine Research Council. Accomplishing breakthroughs in behavioural medicine research. Nat Hum Behav. 2021 Jul;5(7):813-815.

2021

Mason AE, Schmidt L, Ishkanian L, Jacobs LM, Leung C, Jensen L, Cohn MA, Schleicher S, Hartman AR, Wojcicki JM, Lustig RH, Epel ES. A Brief Motivational Intervention Differentially Reduces Sugar-sweetened Beverage (SSB) Consumption. Ann Behav Med. 2021 Oct 27;55(11):1116-1129.

2021

Aschbacher K, Hagan M, Steine IM, Rivera L, Cole S, Baccarella A, Epel ES, Lieberman A, Bush NR. Adversity in early life and pregnancy are immunologically distinct from total life adversity: macrophage-associated phenotypes in women exposed to interpersonal violence.Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Jul 20;11(1):391.

2021

LuongKT, Kotcher J, Miller J, Campbell E, Epel E, Sarfaty M, Maibach E. Prescription for healing the climate crisis: Insights on how to activate health professionals to advocate for climate and health solutions. J Clim Chang Health. 2021 Oct;4:None. doi: 10.1016/j.joclim.2021.100082.

2021

Verner G, Epel E, Lahti-Pulkkinen M, KajantieE, Buss C, Lin J, Blackburn E, Räikkönen K, Wadhwa PD, Entringer S. Maternal Psychological Resilience During Pregnancy and Newborn Telomere Length: A Prospective Study. Am J Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1;178(2):183-192.

2021

Mehta SS, James-Todd T, Applebaum KM, Bellavia A, Coleman-Phox K, Adler N, Laraia B, Epel E, Parry E, Wang M, Park JS, Zota AR. Persistent organic pollutants and maternal glycemic outcomes in a diverse pregnancy cohort of overweight women. Environ Res. 2021 Feb;193:110551.

2021

Mayer SE, Surachman A, Prather AA, Puterman E, Delucchi KL, Irwin MR, Danese A, Almeida DM, Epel ES. The long shadow of childhood trauma for depression in midlife: examining daily psychological stress processes as a persistentrisk pathway. Psychol Med. 2021 Mar 26:1-10. doi: 10.1017/S0033291721000921.

2021

Basu S, Jacobs LM, Epel E, Schillinger D, Schmidt L. Cost-Effectiveness Of A Workplace Ban OnSugar-Sweetened Beverage Sales: A Microsimulation Model. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Jul;39(7):1140-1148.

2020

Masih T, Dimmock JA, Epel E, Guelfi KJ. An 8-Week Relaxation Program Consisting of Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Mindfulness Meditation to Reduce Stress and Attenuate Stress-Driven Eating. Appl Psychol Health Well Being. 2020 Mar;12(1):188-211.

2020

Protsenko E, Rehkopf D, Prather AA, Epel E, Lin J. Are long telomeres better than short? Relative contributions of genetically predicted telomere length to neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease risk and population health burden. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 8;15(10):e0240185.

2020

Leung CW, Stewart AL, Portela-Parra ET, Adler NE, Laraia BA, Epel ES. Understanding the Psychological Distress of Food Insecurity: A Qualitative Study of Children's Experiences and Related Coping Strategies. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020 Mar;120(3):395-403.

2020

Normando P, Bezerra FF, Santana BA, Calado RT,Santos-Rebouças CB, Epel ES, Faerstein E. Association between socioeconomic markers and adult telomere length differs according to sex: Pro-Saúde study. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2020 Oct 7;53(11):e10223.

2020

Mehta SS, Applebaum KM, James-Todd T, Coleman-Phox K, Adler N, Laraia B, Epel E, Parry E, Wang M, Park JS, Zota AR. Associations between sociodemographic characteristics and exposures to PBDEs, OH-PBDEs, PCBs, and PFASs in a diverse, overweight population of pregnant women. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Jan;30(1):42-55.

2020

Normando P, Santos-Rebouças C, Leung C, Epel E, da Fonseca AC, Zembrzuski V, Faerstein E, Bezerra FF. Variants in gene encoding for vitamin D binding protein were associated with leukocyte telomere length: The Pró-Saúde Study. Nutrition. 2020 Mar;71:110618.

2020

Radin RM, Epel ES, Daubenmier J, Moran P, Schleicher S, Kristeller J, Hecht FM, Mason AE. Do stress eating or compulsive eating influence metabolic health in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention? Health Psychol. 2020 Feb;39(2):147-158. doi: 10.1037/hea0000807. Epub 2019 Nov 14.

2020

Entringer S, Epel ES. The stress field ages: A close look into cellular aging processes. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2020 Mar;113:104537. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.104537. Epub 2019 Dec 3.

2020

Chae DH, Wang Y, Martz CD, Slopen N, Yip T, Adler NE, Fuller-Rowell TE, Lin J, Matthews KA, Brody GH, Spears EC, Puterman E, Epel ES. Racial discrimination and telomere shortening among African Americans: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. Health Psychol. 2020 Mar;39(3):209-219

2020

Epel ES. Can Childhood Adversity Affect Telomeres of the Next Generation? Possible Mechanisms, Implications, and Next-Generation Research. Am J Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 1;177(1):7-9.

2020

Felder JN, Epel E, Coccia M, Cordeiro A, Laraia B, Adler N, Coleman-Phox K, Bush NR. Prenatal Maternal Objective and Subjective Stress Exposures and Rapid Infant Weight Gain. J Pediatr. 2020 Jul;222:45-51.

2020

Crosswell AD, Suresh M, Puterman E, Gruenewald TL, Lee J, Epel ES. Advancing Research on Psychosocial Stress and Aging with the Health and Retirement Study: Looking Back to Launch the Field Forward. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2020 Apr 16;75(5):970-980.

2020

Felder JN, Hartman AR, Epel ES, Prather AA. Pregnant Patient Perceptions of Provider Detection and Treatment of Insomnia. Behav Sleep Med. 2020 Nov-Dec;18(6):787-796.

2020

Izano MA, Cushing LJ, Lin J, Eick SM, Goin DE, Epel E, Woodruff TJ, Morello-Frosch R. The association of maternal psychosocial stress with newborn telomere length. PLoS One. 2020 Dec 10;15(12):e0242064.

2020

Epel ES. The geroscience agenda: Toxic stress, hormetic stress, and the rate of aging. Ageing Res Rev. 2020 Nov;63:101167.

2020

Felder JN, Epel ES, Neuhaus J, Krystal AD, Prather AA. Efficacy of Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Insomnia Symptoms Among Pregnant Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 May 1;77(5):484-492.

2020

Rosero-Bixby L, Rehkopf DH, Dow WH, Lin J, Epel ES, Azofeifa J, Leal A. Correlates of longitudinal leukocyte telomere length in the Costa Rican Longevity Study of Healthy Aging (CRELES): On the importance of DNA collection and storage procedures. PLoS One. 2019 Oct 11;14(10):e0223766.

2019

Crosswell, A. D., Coccia, M., & Epel, E. S. (2019). Mind wandering and stress: When you don’t like the present moment. Emotion.

2019

Mason, A. E., Saslow, L., Moran, P. J., Kim, S., Abousleiman, H., Hartman, A., … & Hecht, F. (2019). Examining the Effects of Mindful Eating Training on Adherence to a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (the DELISH Study): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR research protocols, 8(2), e11002.

2019

de Baca, T. C., Prather, A. A., Lin, J., Sternfeld, B., Adler, N., Epel, E. S., & Puterman, E. (2019). Chronic psychosocial and financial burden accelerates 5-year telomere shortening: findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study. Molecular psychiatry, 1-13.

2019

Roubinov, D. S., Epel, E. S., Adler, N. E., Laraia, B. A., & Bush, N. R. (2019). Transactions between maternal and child depressive symptoms emerge early in life. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 1-11.

2019

Mason, A. E., Jhaveri, K., Schleicher, S., Almeida, C., Hartman, A., Wackerly, A., … & Aschbacher, K. (2019). Sweet cognition: The differential effects of glucose consumption on attentional food bias in individuals of lean and obese status. Physiology & behavior, 206, 264-273.

2019

Lazarides C, Epel ES, Lin J, Blackburn EH, Voelkle MC, Buss C, Simhan HN, Wadhwa PD, Entringer S. Maternal pro-inflammatory state during pregnancy and newborn leukocyte telomere length: A prospective investigation. Brain Behav Immun. (2019 Aug);80:419-426.

2019

Radin, R. M., Mason, A. E., Laudenslager, M. L., & Epel, E. S. (2019). Maternal caregivers have confluence of altered cortisol, high reward-driven eating, and worse metabolic health. PloS one, 14(5), e0216541.

2019

Radin, R. M., Mason, A. E., Laudenslager, M. L., & Epel, E. S. (2019). Correction: Maternal caregivers have confluence of altered cortisol, high reward-driven eating, and worse metabolic health. PloS one, 14(8), e0221354.

2019

Daubenmier J, Epel ES, Moran PJ, Thompson J, Mason AE, Acree M, Goldman V, Kristeller J, Hecht FM, Mendes WB. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Intervention on Cardiovascular Reactivity to Social-Evaluative Threat Among Adults with Obesity. Mindfulness (N Y). 2019 Dec;10(12):2583-2595.

2019

Mayer, S. E., Prather, A. A., Puterman, E., Lin, J., Arenander, J., Coccia, M., … & Epel, E. S. (2019). Cumulative lifetime stress exposure and leukocyte telomere length attrition: The unique role of stressor duration and exposure timing. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 104, 210-218.

2019

Lazarides, C., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., Voelkle, M. C., Buss, C., … & Entringer, S. (2019). Maternal pro-inflammatory state during pregnancy and newborn leukocyte telomere length: A prospective investigation. Brain, behavior, and immunity.

2019

Mason AE, Jhaveri K, Schleicher S, Almeida C, Hartman A, Wackerly A, Alba D, KoliwadSK, Epel ES, Aschbacher K. Sweet cognition: The differential effects of glucose consumption on attentional food bias in individuals of lean and obese status. Physiol Behav. (2019 Jul) 1;206:264-273.

2019

Mason, A. E., Adler, J. M., Puterman, E., Lakmazaheri, A., Brucker, M., Aschbacher, K., & Epel, E. S. (2019). Stress resilience: Narrative identity may buffer the longitudinal effects of chronic caregiving stress on mental health and telomere shortening. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 77, 101-109.

2019

Puhlmann LMC, Valk SL, Engert V, Bernhardt BC, Lin J, Epel ES, Vrticka P, Singer T. Association of Short-term Change in Leukocyte Telomere Length With Cortical Thickness and Outcomes of Mental Training Among Healthy Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Sep 4;2(9):e199687.

2019

Carroll JE, Irwin MR, Seeman TE, Diez-Roux AV, Prather AA, Olmstead R, Epel E, Lin J, Redline S. Obstructive sleep apnea, nighttime arousals, and leukocyte telomere length: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Sleep. (2019 Jul 8);42(7):zsz089.

2019

Crosswell, A. D., Coccia, M., & Epel, E. S. (2019). Mind wandering and stress: When you don’t like the present moment. Emotion.

2019

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Vainik, U., Eun Han, J., Epel, E. S., Janet Tomiyama, A., Dagher, A., & Mason, A. E. (2019). Rapid Assessment of Reward‐Related Eating: The RED‐X5. Obesity, 27(2), 325-331.

2019

Roubinov DS, Epel ES, Adler NE, Laraia BA, Bush NR. Transactions between Maternal and Child Depressive Symptoms Emerge Early in Life. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2022 Jan-Feb;51(1):61-72.

2019

Conklin, Q. A., Crosswell, A. D., Saron, C. D., & Epel, E. S. (2018). Meditation, stress processes, and telomere biology. Current opinion in psychology.

2018

Wojcicki, J. M., Medrano, R., Lin, J., & Epel, E. (2018). Increased Cellular Aging by 3 Years of Age in Latino, Preschool Children Who Consume More Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: A Pilot Study. Childhood Obesity, 14(3), 149-157.

2018

Leung, C. W., Fung, T. T., McEvoy, C. T., Lin, J., & Epel, E. S. (2018). Diet Quality Indices and Leukocyte Telomere Length among Healthy US Adults: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2002. American journal of epidemiology, 187(10), 2192-2201.

2018

Jones-Mason, K. M., Coccia, M., Grover, S., Epel, E. S., & Bush, N. R. (2018). Basal and reactivity levels of cortisol in one-month-old infants born to overweight or obese mothers from an ethnically and racially diverse, low-income community sample. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 88, 115-120.

2018

Conklin, Q. A., King, B. G., Zanesco, A. P., Lin, J., Hamidi, A. B., Pokorny, J. J., … & Epel, E. S. (2018). Corrigendum to” Insight meditation and telomere biology: The effects of intensive retreat and the moderating role of personality”[Brain Behav. Immun. 70 (2018) 233-245]. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 73, 736.

2018

Felder, J. N., Epel, E. S., Coccia, M., Puterman, E., & Prather, A. A. (2018). Effects of daily maladaptive coping on nightly sleep in mothers. Psychology & health, 33(1), 144-157.

2018

Hecht, F. M., Moskowitz, J. T., Moran, P., Epel, E. S., Bacchetti, P., Acree, M., … & Levy, J. A. (2018). A randomized, controlled trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction in HIV infection. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 73, 331-339.

2018

Mason, A. E., Hecht, F. M., Daubenmier, J. J., Sbarra, D. A., Lin, J., Moran, P. J., … & Epel, E. S. (2018). Weight loss maintenance and cellular aging in the supporting health through nutrition and exercise study. Psychosomatic medicine, 80(7), 609-619.

2018

Staffaroni, A. M., Tosun, D., Lin, J., Elahi, F. M., Casaletto, K. B., Wynn, M. J., … & Blackburn, E. H. (2018). Telomere attrition is associated with declines in medial temporal lobe volume and white matter microstructure in functionally independent older adults. Neurobiology of aging, 69, 68-75.

2018

Vieten, C., Laraia, B. A., Kristeller, J., Adler, N., Coleman-Phox, K., Bush, N. R., … & Epel, E. (2018). The mindful moms training: development of a mindfulness-based intervention to reduce stress and overeating during pregnancy.

2018

Crosswell, A. D., Suresh, M., Puterman, E., Gruenewald, T. L., Lee, J., & Epel, E. S. (2018). Advancing Research on Psychosocial Stress and Aging with the Health and Retirement Study: Looking Back to Launch the Field Forward. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B.

2018

Zota, A. R., Geller, R. J., Romano, L. E., Coleman-Phox, K., Adler, N. E., Parry, E., … & Epel, E. S. (2018). Association between persistent endocrine-disrupting chemicals (PBDEs, OH-PBDEs, PCBs, and PFASs) and biomarkers of inflammation and cellular aging during pregnancy and postpartum. Environment international, 115, 9-20.

2018

Schrock, J. M., Adler, N. E., Epel, E. S., Nuru-Jeter, A. M., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., … & Chae, D. H. (2018). Socioeconomic status, financial strain, and leukocyte telomere length in a sample of african american midlife men. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities, 5(3), 459-467.

2018

Conklin, Q. A., King, B. G., Zanesco, A. P., Lin, J., Hamidi, A. B., Pokorny, J. J., … & Epel, E. S. (2018). Insight meditation and telomere biology: The effects of intensive retreat and the moderating role of personality. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 70, 233-245.

2018

Mitchell, A. M., Kowalsky, J. M., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., & Christian, L. M. (2018). Childhood adversity, social support, and telomere length among perinatal women. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 87, 43-52.

2018

Epel, E. S., Crosswell, A. D., Mayer, S. E., Prather, A. A., Slavich, G. M., Puterman, E., & Mendes, W. B. (2018). More than a feeling: A unified view of stress measurement for population science. Frontiers in neuroendocrinology, 49, 146-169.

2018

Lin, J., Sun, J., Wang, S., Milush, J. M., Baker, C. A., Coccia, M., … & Epel, E. (2018). In vitro proinflammatory gene expression predicts in vivo telomere shortening: A preliminary study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 96, 179-187.

2018

Roubinov, D. S., Felder, J. N., Vieten, C., Coleman-Phox, K., Laraia, B., Adler, N., … & Bush, N. R. (2018). Maternal depressive symptoms and infant healthcare utilization: The moderating role of prenatal mindfulness. General hospital psychiatry, 53, 82-83.

2018

Mason, A. E., Schleicher, S., Coccia, M., Epel, E. S., & Aschbacher, K. (2018). Chronic Stress and Impulsive Risk‐Taking Predict Increases in Visceral Fat over 18 Months. Obesity, 26(5), 869-876.

2018

Sutin, A. R., Boutelle, K., Czajkowski, S. M., Epel, E. S., Green, P. A., Hunter, C. M., … & Rothman, A. J. (2018). Accumulating data to optimally predict obesity treatment (ADOPT) core measures: psychosocial domain. Obesity, 26, S45-S54.

2018

Da Paz, N. S., Siegel, B., Coccia, M. A., & Epel, E. S. (2018). Acceptance or despair? Maternal adjustment to having a child diagnosed with autism. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 48(6), 1971-1981.

2018

Epel, E. S., & Prather, A. A. (2018). Stress, telomeres, and psychopathology: toward a deeper understanding of a triad of early aging. Annual review of clinical psychology, 14, 371-397.

2018

Lebares, C. C., Braun, H. J., Guvva, E. V., Epel, E. S., & Hecht, F. M. (2018). Burnout and gender in surgical training: A call to re-evaluate coping and dysfunction. The American Journal of Surgery, 216(4), 800-804.

2018

Puterman, E., Weiss, J., Lin, J., Schilf, S., Slusher, A. L., Johansen, K. L., & Epel, E. S. (2018). Aerobic exercise lengthens telomeres and reduces stress in family caregivers: A randomized controlled trial-Curt Richter Award Paper 2018. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 98, 245-252.

2018

Picard, M., Prather, A. A., Puterman, E., Cuillerier, A., Coccia, M., Aschbacher, K., … & Epel, E. S. (2018). A mitochondrial health index sensitive to mood and caregiving stress. Biological psychiatry, 84(1), 9-17.

2018

Lebares, C. C., Guvva, E. V., Ascher, N. L., O’Sullivan, P. S., Harris, H. W., & Epel, E. S. (2018). Burnout and stress among US surgery residents: psychological distress and resilience. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 226(1), 80-90.

2018

de Baca, T. C., Wojcicki, J. M., Epel, E. S., & Adler, N. E. (2018). Lack of partner impacts newborn health through maternal depression: A pilot study of low-income immigrant Latina women. Midwifery, 64, 63-68.

2018

Prather, A. A., Epel, E. S., Parra, E. P., Coccia, M., Puterman, E., Aiello, A. E., & Dhabhar, F. S. (2018). Associations between chronic caregiving stress and T cell markers implicated in immunosenescence. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 73, 546-549.

2018

Lucas, T., Woerner, J., Pierce, J., Granger, D. A., Lin, J., Epel, E. S., … & Lumley, M. A. (2018). Justice for all? Beliefs about justice for self and others and telomere length in African Americans. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

2018

Torres, J. M., Epel, E. S., To, T. M., Lee, A., Aiello, A. E., & Haan, M. N. (2018). Cross-border ties, nativity, and inflammatory markers in a population-based prospective study of Latino adults. Social Science & Medicine, 211, 21-30.

2018

Wojcicki, J. M., Prather, A. A., Epel, E., Wang, D., & Dubal, D. B. (2018). Cord blood klotho levels are inversely associated with leptin in healthy Latino neonates at risk for obesity. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 31(5), 515-520.

2018

Picard, M., McEwen, B. S., Epel, E. S., & Sandi, C. (2018). An energetic view of stress: focus on mitochondria. Frontiers in neuroendocrinology,49, 72-85.

2018

Lindqvist, D., Wolkowitz, O. M., Picard, M., Ohlsson, L., Bersani, F. S., Fernström, J., … & Epel, E. S. (2018). Circulating cell-free mitochondrial DNA, but not leukocyte mitochondrial DNA copy number, is elevated in major depressive disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology, 43(7), 1557.

2018

Hough, C. M., Lindqvist, D., Epel, E. S., Denis, M. S., Reus, V. I., Bersani, F. S., … & Mellon, S. H. (2017). Higher serum DHEA concentrations before and after SSRI treatment are associated with remission of major depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 77, 122-130.

2017

Hanssen, L. M., Schutte, N. S., Malouff, J. M., & Epel, E. S. (2017). The relationship between childhood psychosocial stressor level and telomere length: a meta-analysis. Health psychology research, 5(1).

2017

Fair, B., Mellon, S. H., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., Révész, D., Verhoeven, J. E., … & Mahan, L. (2017). Telomere length is inversely correlated with urinary stress hormone levels in healthy controls but not in un-medicated depressed individuals-preliminary findings. Journal of psychosomatic research, 99, 177-180.

2017

Carpenter, K. M., Vickerman, K. A., Salmon, E. E., Javitz, H. S., Epel, E. S., & Lovejoy, J. C. (2017). A randomized pilot study of a phone-based mindfulness and weight loss program. Behavioral Medicine, 1-11.

2017

Tomiyama, A. J., Milush, J. M., Lin, J., Flynn, J. M., Kapahi, P., Verdin, E., … & Epel, E. S. (2017). Long-term calorie restriction in humans is not associated with indices of delayed immunologic aging: A descriptive study. Nutrition and healthy aging, 4(2), 147-156.

2017

Mason, A. E., Vainik, U., Acree, M., Tomiyama, A. J., Dagher, A., Epel, E. S., & Hecht, F. M. (2017). Improving assessment of the spectrum of reward-related eating: the RED-13. Frontiers in psychology, 8, 795.

2017

Révész, D., Verhoeven, J. E., Picard, M., Lin, J., Sidney, S., Epel, E. S., … & Puterman, E. (2017). Associations between cellular aging markers and metabolic syndrome: findings from the CARDIA study.The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 103(1), 148-157.

2017

Lucas, T., Pierce, J., Lumley, M. A., Granger, D. A., Lin, J., & Epel, E. S. (2017). Telomere length and procedural justice predict stress reactivity responses to unfair outcomes in African Americans.Psychoneuroendocrinology, 86, 104-109.

2017

Epel, E., & Verhoeven, J. (2017). Can reducing psychological distress slow down the rate of telomere attrition?. European Psychiatry, 41, S18.

2017


Masih, T., Dimmock, J. A., Epel, E. S., & Guelfi, K. J. (2017). Stress-induced eating and the relaxation response as a potential antidote: A review and hypothesis. Appetite, 118, 136-143.

2017

Lindqvist, D., Dhabhar, F. S., James, S. J., Hough, C. M., Jain, F. A., Bersani, F. S., … & Rosser, R. (2017). Oxidative stress, inflammation and treatment response in major depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 76, 197-205.

2017

Bersani, F. S., Gilbert, A., Coccia, M., Saron, C., & Epel, E. (2017). Trait mindfulness at baseline predicts increases in telomerase activity over time. European Psychiatry, 41, S773.

2017

Steenkamp, L. R., Hough, C. M., Reus, V. I., Jain, F. A., Epel, E. S., James, S. J., … & Lindqvist, D. (2017). Severity of anxiety–but not depression–is associated with oxidative stress in Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of affective disorders, 219, 193-200.

2017

Bush, N. R., Jones-Mason, K., Coccia, M., Caron, Z., Alkon, A., Thomas, M., … & Epel, E. S. (2017). Effects of pre-and postnatal maternal stress on infant temperament and autonomic nervous system reactivity and regulation in a diverse, low-income population. Development and psychopathology, 29(5), 1553-1571.

2017

Wojcicki, J. M., Rehkopf, D., Epel, E., & Rosenthal, P. (2017). Shorter Leukocyte Telomere Length in Relation to Presumed Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Mexican-American Men in NHANES 1999–2002. International journal of hepatology, 2017.

2017

Catalino, L. I., Arenander, J., Epel, E., & Puterman, E. (2017). Trait acceptance predicts fewer daily negative emotions through less stressor-related rumination. Emotion, 17(8), 1181.

2017

Hagan, M. J., Bush, N., Mendes, W. B., Arenander, J., Epel, E., & Puterman, E. (2017). Associations between childhood adversity and daily suppression and avoidance in response to stress in adulthood: can neurobiological sensitivity help explain this relationship?. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 30(2), 163-175.

2017

de Baca, T. C., Epel, E. S., Robles, T. F., Coccia, M., Gilbert, A., Puterman, E., & Prather, A. A. (2017). Sexual intimacy in couples is associated with longer telomere length. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 81, 46-51.

2017

Adler, E., Dhruva, A., Moran, P. J., Daubenmier, J., Acree, M., Epel, E. S., … & Hecht, F. M. (2017). Impact of a mindfulness-based weight-loss intervention on sleep quality among adults with obesity: data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23(3), 188-195.

2017

Puterman, E., Prather, A. A., Epel, E. S., Loharuka, S., Adler, N. E., Laraia, B., & Tomiyama, A. J. (2016). Exercise mitigates cumulative associations between stress and BMI in girls age 10 to 19. Health Psychology, 35(2), 191.

2016

Chae, D. H., Epel, E. S., Nuru-Jeter, A. M., Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, R. J., Lin, J., … & Thomas, S. B. (2016). Discrimination, mental health, and leukocyte telomere length among African American men. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 63, 10-16.

2016

Mathur, M. B., Epel, E., Kind, S., Desai, M., Parks, C. G., Sandler, D. P., & Khazeni, N. (2016). Toward a mechanistic understanding of psychosocial factors in telomere degradation. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 56, 413.

2016

Mason, A. E., Epel, E. S., Kristeller, J., Moran, P. J., Dallman, M., Lustig, R. H., … & Daubenmier, J. (2016). Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on mindful eating, sweets consumption, and fasting glucose levels in obese adults: data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Journal of behavioral medicine, 39(2), 201-213.

2016

Prather, A. A., Hecht, F. M., & Epel, E. S. (2016). Factors related to telomere length. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 53, 279.

2016

Leung, C. W., Laraia, B. A., Coleman-Phox, K., Bush, N. R., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., … & Epel, E. S. (2016). Sugary beverage and food consumption, and leukocyte telomere length maintenance in pregnant women. European journal of clinical nutrition, 70(9), 1086.

2016

Entringer, S., Epel, E., Lin, J., Buss, C., Blackburn, E., Simhan, H., … & Wadhwa, P. (2016). Telomere biology as a mechanism in developmental programming of health and disease risk. Psychoneuroendocrinology, (71), 4.

2016

Congdon, J. L., Adler, N. E., Epel, E. S., Laraia, B. A., & Bush, N. R. (2016). A prospective investigation of prenatal mood and childbirth perceptions in an ethnically diverse, low‐income sample. Birth, 43(2), 159-166.

2016

Lin, J. E., Neylan, T. C., Epel, E., & O’Donovan, A. (2016). Associations of childhood adversity and adulthood trauma with C-reactive protein: a cross-sectional population-based study. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 53, 105-112.

2016

Prather, A. A., Leung, C. W., Adler, N. E., Ritchie, L., Laraia, B., & Epel, E. S. (2016). Short and sweet: Associations between self-reported sleep duration and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among adults in the United States. Sleep health, 2(4), 272-276.

2016

Mellon, S. H., Wolkowitz, O. M., Schonemann, M. D., Epel, E. S., Rosser, R., Burke, H. B., … & Cole, S. W. (2016). Alterations in leukocyte transcriptional control pathway activity associated with major depressive disorder and antidepressant treatment. Translational psychiatry, 6(5), e821.

2016

Hough, C. M., Bersani, F. S., Mellon, S. H., Epel, E. S., Reus, V. I., Lindqvist, D., … & Coetzee, J. (2016). Leukocyte telomere length predicts SSRI response in major depressive disorder: A preliminary report. Molecular neuropsychiatry, 2(2), 88-96.

2016

Jin, R. O., Mason, S., Mellon, S. H., Epel, E. S., Reus, V. I., Mahan, L., … & Wolkowitz, O. M. (2016). Cortisol/DHEA ratio and hippocampal volume: A pilot study in major depression and healthy controls. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 72, 139-146.

2016

Bersani, F. S., Wolkowitz, O., & Epel, E. (2016). A phenotype of resiliency? Cross-sectional psychobiological differences between caregivers who are vulnerable vs. resilient to depression, and controls. European Psychiatry, 33, S654.

2016

Puterman, E., Gemmill, A., Karasek, D., Weir, D., Adler, N. E., Prather, A. A., & Epel, E. S. (2016). Lifespan adversity and later adulthood telomere length in the nationally representative US Health and Retirement Study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(42), E6335-E6342.

2016

Bersani, F. S., Morley, C., Lindqvist, D., Epel, E. S., Picard, M., Yehuda, R., … & Coy, M. (2016). Mitochondrial DNA copy number is reduced in male combat veterans with PTSD. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 64, 10-17.

2016

Epel, E. S., Puterman, E., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., Lum, P. Y., Beckmann, N. D., … & Tanzi, R. E. (2016). Meditation and vacation effects have an impact on disease-associated molecular phenotypes. Translational psychiatry, 6(8), e880.

2016

Goglin, S. E., Farzaneh-Far, R., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., & Whooley, M. A. (2016). Correction: change in leukocyte telomere length predicts mortality in patients with stable coronary heart disease from the Heart and Soul Study. PloS one, 11(12), e0168868.

2016

Mathur, M. B., Epel, E., Kind, S., Desai, M., Parks, C. G., Sandler, D. P., & Khazeni, N. (2016). Perceived stress and telomere length: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and methodologic considerations for advancing the field. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 54, 158-169.

2016

Goglin, S. E., Farzaneh-Far, R., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., & Whooley, M. A. (2016). Change in leukocyte telomere length predicts mortality in patients with stable coronary heart disease from the heart and soul study. PLoS One, 11(10), e0160748.

2016

Mason, A. E., Epel, E. S., Aschbacher, K., Lustig, R. H., Acree, M., Kristeller, J., … & Laraia, B. (2016). Reduced reward-driven eating accounts for the impact of a mindfulness-based diet and exercise intervention on weight loss: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Appetite, 100, 86-93.

2016

Rehkopf, D. H., Needham, B. L., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., Zota, A. R., Wojcicki, J. M., & Epel, E. S. (2016). Leukocyte telomere length in relation to 17 biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk: a cross-sectional study of US adults. PLoS medicine, 13(11), e1002188.

2016

Bersani, F. S., Wolkowitz, O. M., Lindqvist, D., Yehuda, R., Flory, J., Bierer, L. M., … & Epel, E. S. (2016). Global arginine bioavailability, a marker of nitric oxide synthetic capacity, is decreased in PTSD and correlated with symptom severity and markers of inflammation. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 52, 153-160.

2016

Wojcicki, J. M., Heyman, M. B., Elwan, D., Lin, J., Blackburn, E., & Epel, E. (2016). Early exclusive breastfeeding is associated with longer telomeres in Latino preschool children. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 104(2), 397-405.

2016

Daubenmier, J., Moran, P. J., Kristeller, J., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Kemeny, M. E., … & Milush, J. M. (2016). Effects of a mindfulness‐based weight loss intervention in adults with obesity: A randomized clinical trial. Obesity, 24(4), 794-804.

2016

Wolkowitz, O. M., Mellon, S. H., Lindqvist, D., Epel, E. S., Blackburn, E. H., Lin, J., … & Mackin, S. (2015). PBMC telomerase activity, but not leukocyte telomere length, correlates with hippocampal volume in major depression. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 232(1), 58-64.

2015

Entringer, S., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., Buss, C., Shahbaba, B., … & Wadhwa, P. D. (2015). Maternal folate concentration in early pregnancy and newborn telomere length. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 66(4), 202-208.

2015

Laudenslager, M. L., Sannes, T. S., Philips, S. J., Simoneau, T. L., Lin, J., Epel, E., & Blackburn, E. (2015). Telomere length in caregivers of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients: Relationship to psychological distress and aging. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 49, e25.

2015

Mason, A. E., Lustig, R. H., Brown, R. R., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Moran, P. J., … & Daubenmier, J. (2015). Acute responses to opioidergic blockade as a biomarker of hedonic eating among obese women enrolled in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention trial. Appetite, 91, 311-320.

2015

Entringer, S., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., Blackburn, E. H., Buss, C., Simhan, H. N., & Wadhwa, P. D. (2015). Maternal estriol concentrations in early gestation predict infant telomere length. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 100(1), 267-273.

2015

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