Research Team Publications

Michael Acree, PhD

Peer Reviewed Articles:

Wrubel, J., Acree, M., Goodman, S., & Folkman, S., “End of living: Maintaining a lifeworld during terminal illness,” Psychology and Health, 24:1229-1243, 2009.

Moskowitz, J.T., Hult, J., Bussolari, C., & Acree, M., “What works in coping with HIV? A meta-analysis with implications for coping with serious illness,” Psychological Bulletin, 135:121-141, 2009.

Rabkin, J. G., McIlhiney, M., Moran, P., Acree, M., & Folkman, S., “Depression, distress, and positive mood in late-stage cancer: A longitudinal study, Psycho-Oncology, 18:79-86, 2009.

Wong, A.P., Clark, A.L., Garnett, E.A., Acree, M., Cohen, S.A., Ferry, G.D., & Heyman, M. B., “Use of complementary medicine in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Results from a multicenter survey,” Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 48:55-60, 2008.

Moskowitz, J.T., Epel, E.S., & Acree, M. (2008). Positive affect uniquely predicts lower risk of mortality in people with diabetes. Health Psychology, 27, S73-S82.

Banthia, R., Moskowitz, J.T., Acree, M., & Folkman, S., “Socioeconomic differences in the effects of prayer on physical symptoms and quality of life,” Journal of Health Psychology, 12, 249-260, 2007.

Mehling, W. E., Jacobs, B., Acree, M., Wilson, L., Bostrom, A., West, J., Acquah, J., Burns, B., Chapman, J., & Hecht, F. M., “Symptom management with massage and acupuncture in postoperative cancer patients: A randomized controlled trial,” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33:258-266, 2007.

Moskowitz, J. T., Butensky, E., Harmatz, P., Vichinsky, E., Heyman, M., Acree, M., Wrubel, J., Wilson, L., & Folkman, S., “Caregiving time in sickle cell disease: Psychological effects in maternal caregivers,” Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 48:64-71, 2006.

Mehling, W.E., Hamel, K.A., Acree, M., Byl, N., & Hecht, F. M. (2005). Randomized, controlled trial of breath therapy for patients with chronic low-back pain. Alternative Therapies, 11, 44-52.

Wilson, Leslie S., Moskowitz, Judith Tedlie, Acree, Michael, Heyman, Melvin B., Harmatz, Paul, Ferrando, Stephen, Folkman, Susan (2005). The Economic burden of home care for children with HIV and other chronic illnesses. American Journal of Public Health, 95(8), 1445-1452.

Wrubel, J., Moskowitz, J. Tedlie, Richards, T. A. Prakke, H., Acree, M., Folkman, Susan (2005). Pediatric adherence: Perspectives of mothers of children with HIV. Social Science and Medicine, 61(11), 2423-33.

Heyman, M. B., Harmatz, P., Acree, M., Wilson, L., Moskowitz, J. T., Ferrando, S., & Folkman, S. (2004). Economic and psychologic costs for maternal caregivers of gastrostomy-dependent children. Journal of Pediatrics, 145, 511-516.

Moskowitz, J. T., Folkman, S., & Acree, M. (2003). Do positive psychological states shed light on recovery from bereavement? Findings from a 3-year longitudinal study, Death Studies, 27, 471-500.

Satterfield, J. M., Folkman, S., & Acree, M. (2002). Explanatory style predicts depressive symptoms following AIDS related bereavement. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 26, 393-403.

Wrubel, J., Richards, T. A., Folkman, S., & Acree, M. C. (2001). Tacit definitions of informal caregiving. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33, 175-181.

Billings, D.W., Folkman, S., Acree, M., Moskowitz, J.T. (2000). Coping and physical health during caregiving: The roles of positive and negative affect. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 79(1), 131-142.

Pérez-Stable, E. J., Halliday, R., Gardiner, P. S., Baron, R. B., Hauck, W. W., Acree, M., & Coates, T. J. (2000). The effects of propranolol on cognitive function and quality of life: A randomized trial among patients with diastolic hypertension. American Journal of Medicine, 108, 359-365.

Soskolne, V., Acree, M., & Folkman, S. (2000). Social support and mood in gay caregivers of men with AIDS. AIDS and Behavior, 4, 221-232.

Acree, M. (1999). The Evolution of Love Made Simple. Journal of Sex Research, 36, 109-110.

Acree, M., Ekstrand, M., Coates, T. .J., & Stall, R. (1999). Mode Effects in Surveys of Gay Men: A Within-Individual Comparison of Responses by Mail and by Telephone. Journal of Sex Research, 36(1), 67-75.

Richards, T. A., Acree, M., & Folkman, S. (1999). Spiritual aspects of loss among partners of men with AIDS: Postbereavement Follow-up. Death Studies, 23, 105-127.

Stall, R. D., Greenwood, G. L., Acree, M., Paul, J., & Coates, T. J. (1999). Cigarette smoking among gay and bisexual men. American Journal of Public Health, 89, 1875-1878.

Jinich, S., Paul, J., Stall, R., Acree, M., Kegeles, S., Hoff, C., & Coates, T.J. (1998) Childhood sexual abuse and HIV risk taking among gay and bisexual men. AIDS and Behavior, 2, 41-51.

Mayne, T.J., Acree, M., Chesney, M.A., & Folkman, S. (1998). HIV sexual risk behavior following bereavement in gay men. Health Psychology, 17, 403-411.

Hoff, C., Kegeles, S., Acree, M., Stall, R., Paul., J., Ekstrand, M., Coates, T. (1997). Looking for Men in all the Wrong Places…HIV Prevention Small-Group Programs Do Not Reach High Risk Gay Men. AIDS, 11(6), 11-13.

Hoff, C., Stall, R., Paul, J., Acree, M., Daigle, D., Phillips, K., Kegeles, S., Jinich, S., Ekstrand, M., Coates, T. (1997). Differences in Sexual Behavior among HIV Discordant and Concordant Gay men in Primary Relationships. Journal of AIDS and Human Retrovirology, 14, 72-78.

Peterson, J. L., Coates, T. J., Catania, J., Hauck, W. W., Acree, M., Daigle, D., Hilliard, B., Middleton, L., & Hearst, N. (1996). Evaluation of an HIV risk reduction intervention among African-American homosexual and bisexual men. AIDS, 10, 319-325.

Sorensen, J. L., London, J., Heitzmann, C., Gibson, D. R., Morales, E. S., Dumontet, R., & Acree, M. (1994). Psychoeducational group approach: HIV risk reduction in drug users. AIDS Education and Prevention, 6, 95-112.

Patricia Moran, PhD

Peer Reviewed Articles:

Rabkin, J.G., McElhiney, M., Moran P., Acree, M., Folkman, S. (2009). Depression, Distress and Positive Mood in Late-Stage Cancer: A Longitudinal Study.  Psycho-Oncology, 18(1), 79-86.

Moran, P. J., & Mohr, D. C. (2005). The validity of Beck Depression Inventory and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression items in the assessment of depression among patients with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 1, 35-41.

Funk, G. F., Karnell, L. H., Christensen, A. J., Moran, P.J., & Gliklich, R. E. (2003). Comprehensive head and neck oncology health status assessment. Head and Neck, 25, 561-575.

Mohr, D. C., Moran, P. J., Kohn, C., Hart, S., Armstrong, K., Dias, R., Bergsland, E., & Folkman, S. (2003). Couples therapy at end-of-life. Psycho-oncology, 12, 620-627.

Christensen, A. J., Moran, P. J., Wiebe, J.S., Ehlers, S., & Lawton, W. J. (2002). Effect of a behavioral self-regulation intervention on patient adherence in hemodialysis, Health Psychology, 21, 393-397.

Christensen, A. J., Ehlers, S. Wiebe, J. S., Moran, P. J., Raichle, K., Ferneyhough, K., Lawton, W. J. (2002). Patient personality and mortality: A four-year prospective examination in chronic renal insufficiency. Health Psychology, 21, 315-320.

Raichle, K. A., Christensen, A. J., Ehlers, S. L., Moran, P. J., Karnell, L., & Funk, G. (2001). Public and private self-consciousness and smoking behavior in head and neck cancer patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 120-124.

Raichle, K. A., Christensen, A. J., Ehlers, S. L., Moran, P. J., Karnell, L., & Funk, G. (2001). Public and private self-consciousness and smoking behavior in head and neck cancer patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 120-124.

Moran, P. J., Christensen, A. J., Ehlers, S. L., & Bertolatus, J. A. (1999). Family environment, intrusive ideation and adjustment among renal transplant candidates. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, 311-316.

Christensen, A. J., Moran, P. J, & Wiebe, J. S. (1999). Assessment of irrational health beliefs: Relation to health practices and medical regimen adherence. Health Psychology, 18, 169-176.

Christensen, A. J., Moran, P. J., Ehlers, S. L., Burke, R. E., & Raichle, K. (1999). Smoking and drinking behavior in patients with head and neck cancer: Effects of behavioral self-blame and perceived control. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 407-418.

Christensen, A. J., Edwards, D. L., Moran, P. J., Burke, R., Lounsbury, P., & Gordon, E.E.I. (1999). Cognitive distortion and functional impairment in patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 23, 159-168.

Jalukar, V., Funk, G. F., Christensen, A. J., Karnell, L. H., & Moran, P. J. (1998). Health states following head and neck cancer treatment: Patient, health care professional, and public perspectives. Head and Neck, 20, 600-608.

Moran, P. J., Christensen, A. J., & Lawton W. J. (1997). Social support and conscientiousness in hemodialysis adherence. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19, 333-338.

Christensen, A. J., Moran, P. J., Lawton, W. J., Stallman, D. & Voights, A.L. (1997). Monitoring attentional style and medical regimen adherence in hemodialysis patients. Health Psychology, 16, 256-262.

Christensen, A. J. & Moran, P. J. (1997). Psychosomatic research in end-stage renal disease: A framework for matching patient to treatment (editorial). Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 44, 523-528.

Book Chapters:

Christensen, A. J. & Moran, P. J. (1998). Psychological aspects of end-stage renal disease. In A. Bellack, & M. Hersen (Eds.) Comprehensive Clinical Psychology. (Vol. 8, pp. 321-338). New York: Pergamon


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