References - Psychology

(Select) References to Studies that Examine the Relationship Between the
Perceived Stress Scale and Biological or Verified Disease Outcomes
Burns, V.E., Drayson, M., Ring, C. et al. Perceived stress and psychological well-being are associated with
antibody status after meningitis C conjugate vaccination. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2002; 64(6):963-70.
Carpenter, L.L., Tyrka, A.R., McDougle, C.J. et al. Cerebrospinal fluid corticotropinreleasing factor and
perceived early-life stress in depressed patients and health control subjects. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2004; 29(4):777-84.
Chiu, A., Chon, S. Y., & Kimball, A. B. The response of skin disease to stress: Changes in the severity of
acne vulgaris as affected by examination stress. Archives of Dermatology. 2003; 139:897-900.
Cobb, J. M. T. and Steptoe, A. Psychosocial stress and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract illness in
an adult population sample. Psychosomatic Medicine. 1996; 58:404-412.
Cohen, S.; Doyle, W. J., and Skoner, D. P. Psychological stress, cytokine production and severity of upper
respiratory infection. Psychosomatic Medicine. 1999; 61:175-180.
Cohen, S.; Tyrrell, D. A. J., and Smith, A. P. Negative life events, perceived stress, negative affect, and
susceptibility to the common cold. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 1993; 64:131-140.
Cruess, D. G.; Antoni, M. H.; Kumar, M.; Ironson, G.; McCabe, P.; Fernandez, J. B.; Fletcher, M., and
Schneiderman, N. Cognitive-behavioral stress management buffers decreases in ehydroepiandrosterone
sulfate (DHEA-S) and increases in the cortisol/DHEA-S ratio and reduces mood disturbance and
perceived stress among HIV seropositive men. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 1999; 24(5):537-549.
Culhane, J.F., Rauh, V., McCollum, K.F. et al. Maternal stress is associated with bacterial vaginosis in
human prenancy. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2001;5(2):127-34.
Dyck, D. G.; Short, R., and Vitaliano, P. P. Predictors of burden and infectious illness in schizophrenia
caregivers. Psychosomatic Medicine. 1999; 61:411-419.
Ebrecht, M., Hextall, J., Kirtley, L.G. et al. Perceived stress and cortisol levels predict speed of wound
healing in healthy male adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2004; 29(6):798-809.
Epel, E. S., Blackburn, E. H., Lin, J., Dhabhar, F. S., Adler, N. E., Morrow, J. D., et al. Accelerated telomere
shortening in response to life stress. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 2004;
Garg, A., Chren, M.M., Sands, L.P. et al. Psychological stress perturbs epidermal permeability barrier
homeostasis: implications for the pathogenesis of stress-associated skin disorders. Archives of
Dermatology. 2001; 137(1):53-9.
Glaser, R.; Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K.; Marucha, P. T.; MacCallum, R. C.; Laskowski, B. F., and Malarkey, W. B.
Stress-related changes in proinflammatory cytokine production in wounds. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1999;
Kramer, J.R., Ledolter, J., Manos, G.N. et al. Stress and metabolic control in diabetes mellitus:
methodological issues and an illustrative analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2000; 22(1):17-28.
Labbate, L. A.; Fava, M.; Oleshansky, M.; Zoltec, J., and et al. Physical fitness and perceived stress:
relationships with coronary artery disease risk factors. Psychosomatics. 1995; 36(6):555--560.
Maes, M.; Van Bockstaele, D. R.; Gastel, A.; Song, C.; Schotte, C.; Neels, H.; DeMeester, I.; Scharpe, S.,
and Janca, A. The effects of psychological stress on leukocyte subset distribution in humans: evidence of
immune activation. Neuropsychobiology. 1999; 39(1):1-9.
Malarkey, W. B.; Pearl, D. K.; Demers, L. M.; Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K., and Glaser, R. Influence of academic
stress and season on 24-hour mean concentrations of ACTH, cortisol, and beta-endorphin.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 1995; 20(5):499-508.
Pruessner, J. C.; Hellhammer, D. H., and Kirschbaum, C. Burnout, perceived stress, and cortisol
responses to awakening. Psychosomatic Medicine. 1999; 61:197-204.
Ruiz, R.J., Fullerton, J., Brown, C.E. et al. Relationships of cortisol, perceived stress, genitourinary
infections, and fetal fibronectin to gestational age at birth. Biological Research for Nursing. 2001;
Stone, A. A.; Mezzacappa, E. S.; Donatone, B. A., and Gonder, M. Psychosocial stress and social support
are associated with prostate-specific antigen levels in men: results from a community screening
program. Health Psychology. 1999; 18:482-486.
Stoney, C. M.; Niaura, R.; Bausserman, L., and Matacin, M. Lipid reactivity to stress: comparison of
chronic and acute stress responses in middle-aged airline pilots. Health Psychology. 1999; 18(3):241250.
van Eck, M. M. and Nicolson, N. A. Perceived stress and salivary cortisol in daily life. Annals of Behavioral
Medicine. 1994; 16(3):221-227.
Cohen, S., and Janicki-Deverts, D. Who's stressed? Distributions of psychological stress in the United
States in probability samples from 1983, 2006, and 2009. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 2012;
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