Selected Works

Kubzansky LD, Epel ES, Davidson RJ. Prosociality should be a public health priority. Nature Human Behaviour. 2023.

Kim ES, Moskowitz JT, Kubzansky LD. Introduction to Special Issue: Interventions to Modify Psychological Well-Being and Population Health. Affective Science. 4(1):1-9, 2023.

Boehm JK, Kubzansky LD. Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Disease. In Waldstein SR, Kop WJ, Suarez EC, Lovallo WR, and Katzel LI (eds.) Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine.  New York:   138(4): 655-691, 2022.

Ke S,* Guimond AJ,* Tworoger SS, Huang T, Chan AT, Liu YY,** Kubzansky LD. Gut feelings: Associations of emotions and emotion regulation with the gut microbiome in women. Psychological Medicine. Mar 21:1-10, 2023.

Park CL, Kubzansky LD, Chafouleas SM, Davidson RJ, Keltner D, Parsafar P, Conwell Y, Martin MY, Hanmer J & Wang KH. Target Article: Emotional well-being: What it is and why it matters. Affective Science. 4(1):10-20, 2023.

Koga H, Trudel-Fitzgerald C, Lee LO, James P, Kroenke C, Garcia L,…, Kubzansky LD. Optimism, Lifestyle, and Longevity in a Racially Diverse Cohort of Women. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2022 Oct;70(10):2793-2804. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17897. Epub 2022 Jun 8.

Guimond AJ, Trudel-Fitzgerald C, Boehm JK, Qureshi F, Kubzansky LD. Is more, better? Relationships of multiple psychological well-being facets with cardiometabolic disease. Health Psychol. 2022;41(1):32-42.

Lovejoy, M., Kelly, E. L., Kubzansky, L. D., & Berkman, L. F. (2021). Work Redesign for the 21st Century: Promising Strategies for Enhancing Worker Well-Being. Am J Public Health, 111(10), 1787-1795.

Levine GN, Cohen BE, Commodore-Mensah Y, Fleury J, Huffman JC, Khalid U,…, Kubzansky LD. Psychological Health, Well-Being, and the Mind-Heart-Body Connection: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2021.

VanderWeele TJ, Chen Y, Kim ES, Long K, Kim ES, Trudel-Fitzgerald C, Kubzansky LD. Positive Epidemiology?  Epidemiology.  31(2):189-193, 2020.

Kubzansky LD, Huffman JC, Boehm JK, Hernandez R, Kin ES, Koga HK, Feig EH, Lloyd-Jones DM, Seligman MEP, Labarthe DR. Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Disease: JACC Health Promotion Series. J Am Coll Cardiol. 72(12):1382-1396, 2018.

Olvera Alvarez HA, Appleton AA, Fuller CH, Belcourt A, Kubzansky LD. An Integrated Socio-Environmental Model of Health and Well-Being: A conceptual framework exploring the joint contribution of environmental and social exposures to health and disease over the life span. Current Environmental Health Reports.  5(2):233-243, 2018.

Kim ES, Hagan KA, Grodstein F, DeMeo DL, De Vivo I, Kubzansky LD. Optimism and cause-specific mortality: A prospective cohort studyAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  185(1):21-29, 2017

Koenen KC, Sumner JA, Gilsanz P, Glymour MM, Ratanatharathorn A, Rimm EB, Roberts AL, Winning A, Kubzansky LD. PTSD and Cardiometabolic Disease: Improving causal inference to inform practicePsychological Medicine. 47(2):209-225, 2017.

Trudel-Fitzgerald C, Qureshi F, Appleton AA, & Kubzansky LD. A healthy mix of emotions: Underlying biological pathways linking emotions to physical health.  Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 15:16-21, 2017.

Winning A, Glymour MM, McCormick MC, Gilsanz P, Kubzansky LD. Psychological distress across the life course and cardiometabolic risk: Findings from the 1958 British Birth Cohort StudyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  66(14):1577-86, 2015.

Kubzansky LD, Winning A, Kawachi I. Affective states and health. In L.F. Berkman, M.M. Glymour, I. Kawachi (eds.) Social Epidemiology: New Perspectives on Social Determinants of Global Population Health, 2nd New York, Oxford University Press, 2014.

Kubzansky LD, Seeman T.E., Glymour M.MBiological pathways linking social conditions and health: plausible mechanisms and emerging puzzlesIn L.F. Berkman, M.M. Glymour, I. Kawachi (eds.) Social Epidemiology: New Perspectives on Social Determinants of Global Population Health, 2nd edition. New York, Oxford University Press, 2014

Appleton AA, Buka SL, Loucks EB, Rimm E, Martin LT, Kubzansky LD. A prospective study of positive early life psychosocial factors and favorable cardiovascular risk in adulthoodCirculation.  127(8):905-12, 2013.

Kubzansky LD, Koenen KC, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D. A distressed heart: A Prospective study of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and coronary heart disease in the Normative Aging Study.  Archives of General Psychiatry.  64:109-116, 2007.

Kubzansky LD, Cole, SR, Kawachi I, Vokonas P, Sparrow D. Shared and unique contributions of anger, anxiety, and depression to coronary heart disease: A prospective study in the Normative Aging StudyAnnals of Behavioral Medicine.  31(1):21-29, 2006.

Thurston R, Kubzansky LD, Kawachi I, Berkman L. Do depression and anxiety mediate the link between educational attainment and coronary heart disease? Psychosomatic Medicine.  68(1):25-32, 2006.

More of Dr. Laura Kubzansky’s publications can be found on Google Scholar, PubMed, and ResearchGate.