Research interests:
Positive experiences in daily life, stress processes, depression, adult development and aging, health behaviours, cardiovascular disease

Sin, N. L., Ong, A. D., Stawski, R. S., & Almeida, D. M. (2017). Daily positive events and diurnal cortisol rhythms: Examination of between-person differences and within-person variation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 83, 91-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.06.001

Sin, N. L., Almeida, D. M., Crain, T. L., Kossek, E. E., Berkman, L. F., & Buxton, O. M. (2017). Bidirectional, temporal associations of sleep with positive events, emotions, and stressors in daily life across a week. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51(3), 402-415. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-016-9864-y

Sin, N. L. (2016). The protective role of positive well-being in cardiovascular disease: Review of current evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Current Cardiology Reports, 18(11), 106. DOI: 10.1007/s11886-016-0792-z

Sin, N. L., Sloan, R. P., McKinley, P. S., & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Linking daily stress processes and laboratory-based heart rate variability in a national sample of midlife and older adults. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78(5), 573-582. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000306

Sin, N. L., Kumar, A. D., Gehi, A. K., & Whooley, M. A. (2016). Direction of association between depressive symptoms and lifestyle behaviors among patients with coronary heart disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50(4), 523-532.
DOI: 10.1007/s12160-016-9777-9

Sin, N. L., Graham-Engeland, J. E., Ong, A., D., & Almeida, D. M. (2015). Affective reactivity to daily stressors is associated with elevated inflammation. Health Psychology, 34(12), 1154-1165. DOI: 10.1037/hea0000240

Sin, N. L., Moskowitz, J. T., & Whooley, M. A. (2015). Positive affect and health behaviors across 5 years in patients with coronary heart disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(9), 1058-1066. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000238

Sin, N. L., Graham-Engeland, J. E., & Almeida, D. M. (2015). Daily positive events and inflammation: Findings from the National Study of Daily Experiences. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 43, 130-138. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.07.015

Sin, N. L., Yaffe, K., & Whooley, M. A. (2015). Depressive symptoms, cardiovascular disease severity, and functional status in older adults with coronary heart disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(1), 8-15. DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13188

Winter 2017

PSYC314 Health Psychology Sections

Health-related behaviours such as smoking and drug use; effects of stressful events on health; methods for coping with stress; impact of chronic illness on the family; social support systems.

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