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Selected Publications

Stress, Coping, and Health

The papers listed here discuss stress and coping processes during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; they include measures of HPA activity (cortisol), and studies of stress and coping at work.


Repetti, R. L., Saxbe, D.E., & Wang, S. (2013). Stress. In E. Ochs & T. Kremer-Sadlik (Eds.), Fast-Forward Family (174-191). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Robles, T.F., Reynolds, B.M., Repetti, R.L., & Chung, P.J. (2013). Using daily diaries to study family settings, emotions, and health in everyday life. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 30(2), 179-188.

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Repetti, R.L., Wang, S., & Saxbe, D.L. (2011). Adult health in the context of everyday family life. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 42(3), 285-293.

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Repetti, R., Robles, T., & Reynolds, B. (2011). Allostatic processes in the family. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 921-938.

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Saxbe, D.E., Repetti, R.L., & Graesch, A.P. (2011). Time spent in housework and leisure: Links with parent's physiological recovery from work. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(2), 271-281.

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Slatcher, R.B., Robles, T.D., Repetti, R.L., & Fellows, M.D. (2010). Momentary work worries, marital disclosure, and salivary cortisol among parents of young children. Psychosomatic Medicine, 72(9), 887-896.

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Saxbe, D.E. & Repetti, R.L. (2010). No place like home: Home tours correlate with daily patterns of mood and cortisol. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(1), 71-81.

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Saxbe, D. & Repetti, R.L. (2010). For better or worse? Coregulation of couples' cortisol levels and mood states. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(1), 92-103.

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Saxbe, D., Repetti, R.L., & Nishina, A. (2008). Marital satisfaction, recovery from work, and diurnal cortisol among men and women. Health Psychology, 27(1), 15-25.

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Lehman, B. J., & Repetti, R. L. (2007). Bad days don't end when the school bell rings: The lingering effects of negative school events on children's mood, self-esteem, and perception of parent-child interaction. Social Development, 16(3), 596-618.

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Repetti, R.L. & Mittmann, A. (2004). Workplace stress. In A. Christensen, R. Martin, & J. Smyth (Eds.) Encyclopedia of health psychology. (pp. 342-344) New York: Kluwer Academic Publications.


Cantor, D., Boyce, T., & Repetti, R.L. (2004). Ensuring healthy working lives. In R. Rozensky, N. Johnson, C. Goodheart, & R. Hammond (Eds.) Psychology builds a healthy world. (pp.275-296) Washington DC: American Psychological Association.


Repetti, R.L., McGrath, E.P., & Ishikawa, S.S. (1999). Daily stress and coping in childhood and adolescence. In A.J. Goreczny & M. Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology (pp. 343-360). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

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Taylor, S., Repetti, R.L., & Seeman, T. (1997). Health psychology: What is an unhealthy environment and how does it get under the skin? Annual Review of Psychology, 48, 411-447.

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Repetti, R.L. (1996). The effects of perceived daily social and academic failure experiences on school-age children's subsequent interactions with parents. Child Development, 67(4), 1467-1482.

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Repetti, R.L. (1993). Short-term effects of occupational stressors on daily mood and health complaints. Health Psychology, 12(2), 125-131.

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Repetti, R.L. (1993). The effects of workload and the social environment at work on health. In L. Goldberger, & S. Breznitz (Eds.) Handbook of stress (2nd Edition). (pp. 368-385) New York: The Free Press.


Repetti, R.L. (1992). Social withdrawal as a short-term coping response to daily stressors. In H.S. Friedman (Eds.) Hostility, coping, and health. (pp. 151-165) Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

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