Laura D. Kubzansky
Lee Kum Kee Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Co-Director Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Nishimi K, Adler GK, Roberts AL, Sumner JA, Jung SJ, Chen Q, Tworoger S, Koenen KC, Kubzansky LD.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2021 Jun 25. 132:105341. PMID: 34217044
Specificity in Associations of Anger Frequency and Expression With Different Causes of Mortality Over 20 Years.
Trudel-Fitzgerald C, Reduron LR, Kawachi I, Kubzansky LD.
Psychosom Med. 2021 Jun 01. 83(5):402-409. PMID: 33901055
Shiba K, Kubzansky LD, Williams DR, VanderWeele TJ, Kim ES.
Am J Prev Med. 2021 May 18. PMID: 34020851
Hahn J, Gold DR, Coull BA, McCormick MC, Finn PW, Perkins DL, Rifas Shiman SL, Oken E, Kubzansky LD.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 05 11. 18(10). PMID: 34064967
Adverse intergenerational effects of ethnically-divisive social contexts on children's mental health: A prospective cohort study in the Netherlands.
Qureshi F, Derks IPM, Williams MA, Koenen KC, Tiemeier H, Kubzansky LD.
Soc Sci Med. 2021 05. 277:113932. PMID: 33892415
Racial Disparities in Cognitive Function among Middle-Aged and Older Adults: The Roles of Cumulative Stress Exposures Across the Life Course.
Chen R, Weuve J, Misra S, Cuevas A, Kubzansky LD, Williams DR.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2021 Apr 07. PMID: 33824971
Qureshi F, Derks IPM, Jaddoe VWV, Williams MA, Koenen KC, Tiemeier H, Kubzansky LD.
Psychosom Med. 2021 Apr 01. 83(3):256-264. PMID: 33657082
Does life satisfaction reduce risk of incident hypertension and stroke? Evidence from the Whitehall II cohort.
Guimond AJ, Kubzansky LD, Boehm JK, Kivimaki M, Trudel-Fitzgerald C.
J Psychosom Res. 2021 05. 144:110414. PMID: 33711634
Peres LC, Townsend MK, Birmann BM, Conejo-Garcia JR, Kim Y, Kubzansky LD, Magpantay LI, Martinez-Maza O, Tworoger SS.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 Apr. 30(4):710-718. PMID: 33563649
Mental health and well-being appear to be connected to biological processes and behaviors that contribute to cardiovascular disease.
For immediate release: December 4, 2020 Boston, MA – Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression have an almost fourfold greater risk of early death from cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, type 2 diabetes, accidents, suicide, and other…
People who had the highest levels of optimism—the tendency to believe good events are likely and bad events are unlikely—had a 22% lower risk of developing hypertension than those with the lowest levels of optimism, according to a…
In a population of U.S. Army active-duty soldiers, those who tested highest for optimism were less likely to develop hypertension than those who scored the lowest.
For immediate release: September 5, 2019 Boston, MA – Women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in life had a twofold greater risk of developing ovarian cancer compared with women…