Selected Publications

Stephenson, E., & DeLongis, A. (2018). A 20-year prospective study of marital separation and divorce in stepfamilies: Appraisals of family stress as predictors. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

Stephenson, E., DeLongis, A., Bruel, B., & Badr, H. (2018). Outpatient pain medication use: An electronic daily diary study in metastatic breast cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 55, 1131-1137.

Müller, F., Stephenson, E., DeLongis, A., Smink, A., Van Ginkel, R. J., Tuinman, M. A., & Hagedoorn, M. (2018). The reciprocal relationship between daily fatigue and catastrophizing following cancer treatment: Affect and physical activity as potential mediators. Psycho‐Oncology, 27, 831-837.

Pow, J., Lee-Baggley, D., & DeLongis, A. (2017). Who is most likely to seek and give support in the face of agentic and communal threat? The roles of extraversion and agreeableness. Journal of Research in Personality.

DeLongis, A., & Zwicker, A. (2017). Marital satisfaction and divorce in couples in stepfamilies. Current Opinion in Psychology, 13, 158-161. PDF.

Stephenson, E., DeLongis, A., Steele, R., Cadell, S., Andrews, G. S., & Siden, H. (2017). Siblings of children with a complex chronic health condition: maternal posttraumatic growth as a predictor of changes in child behavior problems. Journal of pediatric psychology, 42(1), 104-113. PDF.

Pow, J., King, D. B., Stephenson, E., & DeLongis, A. (2017). Does social support buffer the effects of occupational stress on sleep quality among paramedics? A daily diary study. Journal of occupational health psychology, 22(1), 71. PDF.

Human, L. J., Chan, M., Ifthikhar, R., Williams, D., DeLongis, A., & Chen, E. (2016). Accuracy and Positivity in Adolescent Perceptions of Parent Behavior: Links With Adolescent Psychological Adjustment and Proinflammatory Profiles. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7(8), 796-805. PDF.

King, D. B., Kamble, S., & DeLongis, A. (2016). Coping with influenza A/H1N1 in India: empathy is associated with increased vaccination and health precautions. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 54(6), 283-294. PDF.

Pow, J., Lee-Baggley, D., & DeLongis, A. (2016). Threats to communion and agency mediate associations between stressor type and daily coping. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 29(6), 660-672. PDF.

Human, L. J., Dirks, M. A., DeLongis, A., & Chen, E. (2016). Congruence and incongruence in adolescents’ and parents’ perceptions of the family: Using response surface analysis to examine links with adolescents’ psychological adjustment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(10), 2022-2035. PDF.

Kukowski, C., King, D. B., & DeLongis, A. (2016). Protective effect of paramedics’ sense of personal accomplishment at work: Mitigating the impact of stress on sleep. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 13(2). PDF.

Ho, A., Ashe, M. C., DeLongis, A., Graf, P., Khan, K. M., & Hoppmann, C. A. (2016). Gender differences in pain-physical activity linkages among older adults: lessons learned from daily life approaches. Pain Research and Management, 2016. PDF.

Manczak, E. M., DeLongis, A., & Chen, E. (2016). Does Empathy Have a Cost? Diverging Psychological and Physiological Effects Within Families. Health Psychology, 35(3), 211-218. doi:10.1037/hea0000281 PDF.

Beggs, R. T., Holtzman, S., & DeLongis, A. (2016). Predicting Daily Satisfaction with Spouse Responses Among People with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Annals Of Behavioral Medicine, 50(1), 24-33. doi:10.1007/s12160-015-9728-x PDF.

Veale, J., Saewyc, E., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Dobson, S., Clark, B., & the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey Research Group. (2015). Being Safe, Being Me: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey. Vancouver, BC: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia. Retrieved from

Stephenson, E., Herriot, H., &, DeLongis, A. (2014). Daily Dyadic Coping Predicts Changes in Marital Adjustment Among Couples in Stepfamilies Across 2 Years. European Health Psychologist, 16 (935).

Human, L. J., Chan, M., DeLongis, A., Roy, L., Miller, G. E., & Chen, E. (2014). Parental accuracy regarding adolescent daily experiences: relationships with adolescent psychological adjustment and inflammatory regulation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(8), 603-610. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000105 PDF.

King, D. B., O’Rourke, N., & DeLongis, A. (2014). Social media recruitment and online data collection: A beginner’s guide and best practices for accessing low-prevalence and hard-to-reach populations. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne, 55(4), 240-249. doi:10.1037/a0038087 PDF.

King, D. B., & DeLongis, A. (2014). When couples disconnect: rumination and withdrawal as maladaptive responses to everyday stress. Journal Of Family Psychology, doi: 10.1037/a0037160 PDF.

Stephenson, E., DeLongis, A., Esdaile, J., & Lehman, A. J. (2014). Depressive symptoms and rheumatoid arthritis: Spouse empathic responding as a buffer. Arthritis Care & Research, 2151-4658. doi: 10.1002/acr.22161. PDF.

DeLongis, A. (2014).  Daily Hassles Scale.  In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Life and Well-Being Research. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Publishing, 1419. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5

Mosewich, A. D., Crocker, P. R. E., Kowalski, K. C., & DeLongis, A. (2013). Applying self-compassion in sport: An intervention with women athletes. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, 514-524. PDF.

King, D. B., & DeLongis, A. (2013). Dyadic coping with stepfamily conflict: Demand and withdraw responses between husbands and wives. Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, 30, 198-206. doi: 10.1177/0265407512454524 PDF.

Englbrecht, M., Gossec, L., DeLongis, A., Scholte-Voshaar, M., Sokka, T., Kvien, T., & Schett, G. (2012). The impact of coping strategies on mental and physical well-being in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 41, 545-55. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2011.07.009 PDF.

Sherry, D., & DeLongis, A. (in press). The use of a daily process methodology in studying stress and coping. In B. Zumbo (Ed.), Developments in the theories and applications of measurement, evaluation, and research methodologies across the disciplines, Volume 1. Vancouver: Edgeworth Laboratory.

Claxton, A., O’Rourke, N., Smith, J., & DeLongis, A. (2012).  Personality traits and marital satisfaction within enduring relationships: An intra-couple concurrence and discrepancy approach. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships29, 397-419. doi:10.1177/0265407511431183 PDF.

Hagedoorn, M., Dagan, M., Puterman, E., Hoff, C., Meijernik, W. J. H. J.,  DeLongis, A., & Sanderman, R. (2011). Relationship satisfaction in couples confronted with colorectal cancer: The interplay of past and current spousal support. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 288-297. doi:10.1007/s10865-010-9311-7 PDF.

Hagedoorn, M., Puterman, E., Sanderman, R., Wiggers, T., Baas, P. C., van Haastert, M., & DeLongis, A. (2011).  Is self-disclosure in couples coping with cancer associated with improvement in depressive symptoms? Health Psychology. 30(6), 753-762. doi:10.1037/a0024374 PDF.

Lee-Flynn, S. C., Pomaki, G., DeLongis, A., Biesanz, J. C., & Puterman, E. (2011). Daily cognitive appraisals, daily affect, and long-term depressive symptoms: The role of self-esteem and self-concept clarity in the stress process. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 37(2), 255-268. PDF.

Lehman, A. J., Pratt, D., DeLongis, A., Collins, J. B., Shojania, K., Koehler, B., Offer, R., & Esdaile, J. M. (2011). Do spouses know how much fatigue, pain, and physical limitation their partners with rheumatoid arthritis experience? Implications for social support. Arthritis Care & Research, 63(1), 120-127. doi:10.1002/acr.20330 PDF.

Pomaki, G., DeLongis, A., Anagnostopoulou, T. & Heininger, J.  (2011). Can’t live with you, can’t live without you: Negative family exchanges and adaptation in end-stage renal disease patients. Journal of Health Psychology16, 520-529. doi:10.1177/1359105310393543 PDF.

Puterman, E., DeLongis, A., & Pomaki, G. (2011). Protecting us from ourselves: Social support as a buffer of trait and state rumination. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29(7), 797-820.doi:10.1521/jscp.2010.29.7.797 PDF.

DeLongis, A., Holtzman, S., Puterman, E., & Lam, M.  (2010). Dyadic Coping: Support from the spouse in times of stress.  In J. Davila & K. Sullivan (Eds.), Social Support Processes in Intimate Relationships (pp. 151-174). New York: Oxford Press.

DeLongis, A. & Puterman, E. (2010). Coping skills. In G. Fink (Ed)., Stress Consequences: Mental, Neuropsychological and Socioeconomic, (pp. 578-584). Oxford: Academic Press.

Pomaki, G., DeLongis, A., Frey, D., Short, K., & Woehrle, T. (2010). When the going gets tough: Direct, buffering and indirect effects of social support in new teachers’ turnover intention. Teaching & Teacher Education26, 1340-1346. PDF.

Revenson, T. A., & DeLongis, A. (2010). Couples coping with chronic illness.  In S. Folkman (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Coping and Health (pp. 101-123). New York: Oxford Press.

Zwicker, A. & DeLongis, A. (2010). Gender differences in stress and coping. In J. C. Chrisler, & D. R. McCreary, D.R. (Eds.), Handbook of gender research in Psychology: Vol. 2. Gender research in social and applied psychology (pp. 495-512). New York: Springer Press.

Bolger, N., Stadler, G., Paprocki, C., & DeLongis, A.  (2009). Grounding social psychology in behavior in daily life: The case of conflict and distress in couples. In C. R. Agnew, D. E. Carlston, W. G. Graziano, & J. R. Kelly, Then a Miracle Occurs: Focusing on Behavior in Social Psychological Theory and Research (pp. 368-390). New York: Oxford University Press.

Lam, M., Lehman, A. J.,  Puterman, E., & DeLongis, A. (2009). Spouse depression and disease course among persons living with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research, 61(8), 1011-17. doi:10.1002/art.24510 PDF.

O’Brien, T. B., DeLongis, A., Pomaki, G., Puterman, E., & Zwicker, A. (2009). Couples coping with stress: The role of empathic responding. [Special issue on Coping] European Psychologist14(1), 18-28. doi:10.1027/1016-9040.14.1.18 PDF.

Puterman, E., DeLongis, A., Lee-Baggley, & Greenglass, E. (2009). Coping and health behaviors in times of health crises: Lessons from SARS and West Nile. Global Public Health4(1), 69-81. doi:10.1080/17441690802063304 PDF.

Tweed, R., & DeLongis, A. (2009). Cross-cultural research on youth: Avoiding the methodological hazards.  In L. Liebenberg & M. Ungar (Eds.), Resilience: Researching youth across cultures and contexts, (pp. 155-179).  Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

DeLongis, A. & Puterman, E. (2007). Coping skills. In G. Fink, Encyclopedia of Stress, Second edition (pp. 578-584). Oxford: Academic Press.

Holtzman, S., & DeLongis, A. (2007). One day at a time: The impact of daily spouse support on pain, negative affect and catastrophizing among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. Pain, 1633-1655. PDF.

Marin, T., Holtzman, S., DeLongis, A., & Robinson, L. (2007). Coping and the response of others. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships24(6), 951-969. doi:10.1177/0265407507084192 PDF.

Tennen, H., Affleck, G., Coyne, J. C., Larsen, R. J., & DeLongis, A. (2006). Paper plastic in daily diary research: Comment on Green, Rafaeli, Bolger, Shrout and Reis. Psychological Methods, 11(1), 112-118. doi:10.1037/1082-989X.11.1.112 PDF.

Tweed, R., & DeLongis, A. (2006). Problems and strategies when using rating scales in cross-cultural coping research. In P. T. P. Wong & L. C. J. Wong, (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (pp. 203-221). Dallas: Spring Publications.

DeLongis, A. & Holtzman, S. (2005). Coping in context: The role of stress, social support, and personality in coping. Journal of Personality (special issue on Personality and Daily Experience)73, 1633-1656. PDF.

Lee-Baggley, D., Preece, M., & DeLongis, A. (2005). Coping With Interpersonal Stress: Role of Big Five Traits. Journal Of Personality, 73(5), 1141-1180. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2005.00345.x PDF.

Preece, M., & DeLongis, A. (2005). Stress, coping, and social support processes in stepfamilies. In T.A. Revenson, K. Kayser & G. Bodenmann (Eds.), Couples coping with stress: Emerging perspectives on dyadic coping. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

DeLongis, A., Capreol, M. J., Holtzman, S., O’Brien, T. B., & Campbell, J. D. (2004).  Social support and social strain among husbands and wives: A multilevel analysis. Journal of Family Psychology18, 470-479. PDF.

Holtzman, S., Newth, S., & DeLongis, A.  (2004). The role of social support in coping with daily pain among patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Health Psychology9, 749-767. PDF.

Lee-Baggley, D., DeLongis, A., Voorhoeve, P. & Greenglass, E. (2004). Coping with the threat of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Role of threat appraisals and coping responses in health behaviors. Asian Journal of Social Psychology [Special issue on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome]7(1), 9-23. doi:10.1111/j.1467-839X.2004.00131.x PDF.

Lee-Baggley, D., & DeLongis, A. (2004). The use of a daily process methodology in studying stress and coping. In B. Zumbo (Ed.), Developments in the theories and applications of measurement, evaluation, and research methodologies across the disciplines, Volume 1. Vancouver: Edgeworth Laboratory.

Newth, S., & DeLongis, A. (2004). Individual differences, mood and coping with chronic pain in rheumatoid arthritis. Psychology and Health [Special issue: Coping with Chronic Illness]19, 283-305. PDF.

DeLongis, A., & Preece, M.  (2003). Emotion and coping in stepfamilies. In R. Fabes (Ed.),Emotions and the Family. (pp. 115-138). Haworth Press.

Preece, M. & DeLongis, A. (2003). Creating an Alliance in the Fight Against the Dragon: Marriage and post-traumatic stress. Canadian Psychology, 44, 426-427.

DeLongis, A., & Preece, M.  (2002). Emotional and relational consequences of coping in step-families. Marriage and Family Review [Special issue:  Emotions and the Family]34(1), 115-138. doi:10.1300/J002v34n01_06

DeLongis, A., & Newth, S. (2001). Coping with stress. In H.S. Friedman (Ed.) Assessment and Therapy. San Diego: Academic Press.

DeLongis, A., & Preece, M. G. (2000).  Coping skills. In G. Fink (Ed.),  Encyclopedia of Stress (Volume 1) (pp. 532-540). New York: Academic Press.

Folkman, S., Lazarus, R. S., Dunkel-Schetter, C., DeLongis, A., & Gruen, R. (2000).  The dynamics of a stressful encounter. In E. T. Higgins, & A. W. Kruglanski, (Eds). Motivational science: Social and personality perspectives (pp. 111-127). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Lehman, D. R., Wortman, C. B., Haring, M.,  Tweed, R. G., de Vries, B., DeLongis, A., Hemphill, K. J., & Ellard, J. H. (1999). In B. de Vries (Ed.) Recovery from the Perspective of the Bereaved: Personal Assessments and Sources of Distress and Support. NY: Spring Publishing.

DeLongis, A., & Newth, S.  (1998). Coping with stress. In H. S. Friedman (Ed.),Encyclopedia of mental health (pp.583-593). San Diego:  Academic Press.

O’Brien, T., B. & DeLongis, A.  (1997). Coping with chronic stress: An interpersonal perspective. In B. H. Gottlieb (Ed.), Coping with chronic stress (pp. 161-190). New York: Plenum Publishing Corporation.

O’Brien, T. B., & DeLongis, A.  (1996). The interactional context of problem-focused, emotion-focused, and relationship-focused coping:  The role of the Big Five personality factors. Journal of Personality [Special issue: Personality and coping]64(4), 775-813. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.1996.tb00944.x  PDF.

Norris, F. H., Freedy, J. R., DeLongis, A., Siblia, L., & Schöpflug, W.  (1995).  Research methods and directions:  Establishing the community context.  In S. E. Hobfoll & M. W. deVries (Eds.), Extreme stress and communities: Impact and intervention (pp. 267-282).  Dordecht, The Netherlands:  Kluwer.

Lehman, D. R., Davis, C. G., DeLongis, A., Wortman, C. B., Bluck, S., Mandel, D. R., & Ellard, J. H.  (1993). Negative and positive life changes following bereavement and their relations to adjustment. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology12, 90-112.

DeLongis, A., Hemphill, K. J., & Lehman, D. R.  (1992). A structured diary methodology for the study of daily events. In F. B. Bryant, J. Edwards, L. Heath, E. J. Posanac, & R. S. Tinsdale (Eds.), Methodological issues in applied social psychology (pp. 83-109).  New York: Plenum Press.

Bolger, N., DeLongis, A., Kessler, R. C., & Wethington, E. (1990). The microstructure of daily role-related stress in married couples.  In J. Eckenrode, & S. Gore (Eds.), Crossing the boundaries: The transmission of stress between work and family (pp. 95-115). NY: Plenum.

DeLongis, A., & O’Brien, T. B.  (1990). An interpersonal framework for stress and coping: An application to the families of Alzheimer’s patients. In M. A. P. Stephens, J. H. Crowther, S. E. Hobfoll, & D. L. Tennenbaum (Eds.), Stress and coping in later life families (pp. 221-239). Washington, DC: Hemisphere Publishers.

Bolger, N., DeLongis, A., Kessler, R. C., & Schilling, E. A. (1989). Effects of daily stress on negative mood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology57, 808-818. PDF.

Bolger, N., DeLongis, A., Kessler, R. C., & Wethington, E. (1989). The contagion of stress across multiple roles. Journal of Marriage and Family51,175-183. PDF.

DeLongis, A., & Lehman, D. R. (1989). The usefulness of the structured diary approach in studying marital relationships. Journal of Family Psychology, 2(3), 337-343. PDF.

Kahn, S. E., Long, B. C., & DeLongis, A.  (Eds.). (1989). Women, stress and coping. Vancouver: Academic Women’s Association.

DeLongis, A., Folkman, S., & Lazarus, R.S. (1988). The impact of daily stress on health and mood: Psychological and social resources as mediators. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology54, 454-460. PDF.

Coyne, J. C., & DeLongis, A.  (1986). Going beyond social support: The role of social relationships in adaptation. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology54, 454-460. PDF.

Folkman, S., Lazarus, R. S., Dunkel-Schetter, C., DeLongis, A., & Gruen, R. (1986). Dynamics of a stressful encounter: Cognitive appraisal, coping, and encounter outcomes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology50, 992-1003. PDF.

Folkman, S., Lazarus, R. S., Gruen, R., & DeLongis, A.  (1986). Appraisal, coping, health status, and psychological symptoms. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology50(3), 571-579. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.50.3.571 PDF.

Lazarus, R. S., DeLongis, A., Folkman, S., & Gruen, R. (1985). Stress and adaptational outcomes: The problem of confounded measures. American Psychologist40(7), 770-779. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.40.7.770 PDF.

Lazarus, R. S. & DeLongis, A. (1983). Psychological stress and coping in aging. American Psychologist38, 245-254. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.38.3.245 PDF.

DeLongis, A., Coyne, J. C., Dakof, G., Folkman, S., & Lazarus, R. S. (1982). Relationship of daily hassles, uplifts, and major life events to health status. Health Psychology1, 119-136. PDF.

Coyne, J. C., & DeLongis, A.  (1981). Gottman’s marital interaction: Empirical investigations. Family Process20, 370-371.