Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

2021

Boehm, J. K. (2021). Positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular disease: Exploring mechanistic and developmental pathways. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12599

Guimond, A. J., Kubzansky, L. D., Boehm, J. K., Kivimaki, M., & Trudel-Fitzgerald, C. (2021). Is life satisfaction an asset against incident hypertension and stroke in middle-aged adults: Evidence from the Whitehall II cohort. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 144, 110414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110414

2020

Boehm, J. K., Chen, Y., Qureshi, F., Soo, J., Umukoro, P., Hernandez, R., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2020). Positive emotions and favorable cardiovascular health: A 20-year longitudinal study. Preventive Medicine, 136, 106103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106103

Boehm, J. K., Qureshi, F., Chen, Y., Soo, J., Umukoro, P., Hernandez, R., Lloyd-Jones, D., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2020). Optimism and cardiovascular health: Longitudinal findings from the CARDIA Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 83, 774-781. https://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000000855

Geller, M. B., & Boehm, J. K. (2020). It’s for their health: Encouraging autonomy during emerging adulthood. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 25, 54-64. https://doi.org/10.24839/2325-7342.JN25.1.54

Kim, E. S., Shiba, K., Boehm, J. K., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2020). Sense of purpose in life and five health behavior-related outcomes in older adults. Preventive Medicine, 13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106172

Kubzansky, L. D., Boehm, J. K., Allen, A. R., Vie, L. L., Ho, T. E., Trudel-Fitzgerald, C., Koga, H., Scheier, L. M., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2020). Optimism and risk of incident hypertension: A target for primordial prevention. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29, e157, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1017/S2045796020000621

2019

Hernandez, R., Vu, T. H., Kershaw, K. N., Boehm, J. K., Kubzansky, L. D., Carnethon, M., Trudel-Fitzgerald, C., Knutson, K. L., Colangelo, L. A., & Liu, K. (2019). The association of optimism with sleep duration and quality: Findings from the Coronary Artery Risk and Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. Behavioral Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1080/08964289.2019.1575179

Millstein, R. A., Chung, W., Hoeppner, B., Boehm, J. K., Legler, S. R., Mastromauro, C. A., & Huffman, J. C. (2019). Development of the State Optimism Measure. General Hospital Psychiatry, 58, 83-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.04.002

2018

Boehm, J. K., Chen, Y., Koga, H., Mathur, M., Vie, L. L., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2018). Is optimism associated with healthier cardiovascular-related behavior? Meta-analyses of three health behaviors. Circulation Research, 122, 1119-1134. https://doi.org/10.1161/circresaha.117.310828

Boehm, J. K., Soo, J., Zevon, E. S., Chen, Y., Kim, E. S., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2018). Longitudinal associations between psychological well-being and the consumption of fruits and vegetables. Health Psychology, 37, 959-967. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000643

Kubzansky, L. D., Huffman, J. C., Boehm, J. K., Hernandez, R., Kim, E. S., Koga, H. K., Feig, E. H., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Seligman, M. E. P., & Labarthe, D. (2018). Positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 72, 1382-1396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.07.042

Peterson, B., Gordon, C., Boehm, J. K., Inhorn, M. C., & Patrizio, P. (2018). Initiating patient discussions about oocyte cryopreservation: Attitudes of obstetrics and gynecology resident physicians. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society, 6, 72-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbms.2018.10.011

Soo, J., Kubzansky, L. D., Chen, Y., & Boehm, J. K. (2018). Psychological well-being and restorative biological processes: HDL-C in older English adults. Social Science & Medicine, 209, 59-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.05.025

Walsh, L. C., Boehm, J. K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2018). Does happiness promote career success? Revisiting the evidence. Journal of Career Assessment, 26, 199-219. https://doi.org/10.1177/1069072717751441

2017

Boehm, J. K., Soo, J., Chen, Y., Zevon, E. S., Hernandez, R., Lloyd-Jones, D., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2017). Psychological well-being’s link with cardiovascular health in older adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 53, 791-798. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.06.028

Huffman, J. C., Legler, S., & Boehm, J. K. (2017). Positive psychological well-being and health in patients with heart disease: A brief review. Future Cardiology, 13, 443–450. https://doi.org/10.2217/fca-2017-0016

Kim, E. S., Kubzansky, L. D., Soo, J., & Boehm, J. K. (2017). Maintaining healthy behavior: A prospective study of psychological well-being and physical activity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51, 337-347. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12160-016-9856-y

2016

Boehm, J. K., Chen, Y., Williams, D. R., Ryff, C., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2016). Subjective well-being and cardiometabolic health: An 8-11 year study of midlife adults. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 85, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.03.018

Hernandez, R., Carnethon, M., Penedo, F. J., Martinez, L., Boehm, J. K., & Schueller, S. M. (2016). Exploring well-being among U.S. Hispanics/Latinos in a church-based institution: A qualitative study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11, 511-521. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2015.1117132

Huffman, J. C., Boehm, J. K., Beach, S. R., Beale, E. E., DuBois, C. M., Nock, M. K., & Healy, B. C. (2016). Relationship of optimism and suicidal ideation in three groups of patients at varying levels of suicide risk. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 77, 76-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.02.020

Huffman, J. C., Millstein, R. A., Mastromauro, C. A., Moore, S. V., Celano, C. M., Bedoya, C. A., Suarez, L., Boehm, J. K., & Januzzi, J. L. (2016). A positive psychology intervention for patients with an acute coronary syndrome:  Treatment development and proof-of-concept trial. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17, 1985-2006. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-015-9681-1

Labarthe, D. R., Kubzansky, L. D., Boehm, J. K., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Berry, J. D., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2016). Positive cardiovascular health: A timely convergence. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 68, 860-867. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2016.03.608

Segerstrom, S. C., Combs, H. L., Winning, A., Boehm, J. K., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2016). The happy survivor? Effects of differential mortality on life satisfaction in older age. Psychology and Aging, 31, 340-345. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000091

Yu, L., Peterson, B., Inhorn, M. C., Boehm, J. K., & Patrizio, P. (2016). Knowledge, attitudes, and intentions toward fertility awareness and oocyte cryopreservation among obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) resident physicians. Human Reproduction, 31, 403-411. https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dev308

2015

Boehm, J. K., Chen, Y., Williams, D. R., Ryff, C., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2015). Unequally distributed psychological assets: Are there social disparities in optimism, life satisfaction, and positive affect? PLOS ONE, 10, 2. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118066

Boehm, J. K., Trudel-Fitzgerald, C., Kivimaki, M., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2015). The prospective association between positive psychological well-being and diabetes. Health Psychology, 34, 1013-1021. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000200

Boehm, J. K., Winning, A., Segerstrom, S., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2015). Variability modifies life satisfaction’s association with mortality risk in older adults. Psychological Science, 26, 1063-1070. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797615581491

DuBois, C. M., Lopez, O. V., Beale, E. E., Healy, B. C., Boehm, J. K., & Huffman, J. C. (2015). Relationships between positive psychological constructs and health outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease: A systematic review. International Journal of Cardiology, 195, 265-280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.121

Hernandez, R., Kershaw, K. N., Siddique, J., Boehm, J. K., Kubzansky, L. D., Diez-Roux, A., Ning, H., & Lloyd-Jones, D. M. (2015). Optimism and cardiovascular health: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2, 62-73. https://doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.2.1.6

Kubzansky, L. D., Boehm, J. K., & Segerstrom, S. C. (2015). Positive psychological functioning and the biology of health. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 9, 645-660. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12224

2014

Huffman, J. C., DuBois, C. M., Healy, B. C., Boehm, J. K., Kashdan, T. B., Celano, C. M., Denninger, J. W., Lyubomirksy, S. (2014). Feasibility and utility of positive psychology exercises for suicidal inpatients. General Hospital Psychiatry, 36, 88-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2013.10.006

Trudel-Fitzgerald, C., Boehm, J. K., Kivimaki, M., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2014). Taking the tension out of hypertension: A prospective study of positive psychological well-being and incident hypertension. Journal of Hypertension, 32, 1222-1228. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000175

2013

Boehm, J. K., Williams, D. R., Rimm, E. B., Ryff, C., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2013). Association between optimism and serum antioxidants in the Midlife in the United States study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75, 2-10. https://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e31827c08a9

Boehm, J. K., Williams, D. R., Rimm, E. B., Ryff, C., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2013). Relation between optimism and lipids in midlife. American Journal of Cardiology, 111, 1425-1431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.01.292

2012

Boehm, J. K., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2012). The heart’s content: The association between positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular health. Psychological Bulletin, 138, 655-691. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0027448

Boehm, J. K., Vie, L. L., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2012). The promise of well-being interventions for improving health risk behaviors. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports, 6, 511-519. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12170-012-0273-x

2011

Boehm, J. K., Lyubomirsky, S., & Sheldon, K. M. (2011). A longitudinal experimental study comparing the effectiveness of happiness-enhancing strategies in Anglo Americans and Asian Americans. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 1263-1272. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2010.541227

Boehm, J. K., Peterson, C., Kivimaki, M., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2011). A prospective study of positive psychological well-being and coronary heart disease. Health Psychology, 30, 259-267. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0023124

Boehm, J. K., Peterson, C., Kivimaki, M., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2011). Heart health when life is satisfying: Evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study. European Heart Journal, 32, 2672-2677. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehr203

Huffman, J. C., Mastromauro, C. A., Boehm, J. K., Seabrook, R., Fricchione, G. L., Denninger, J. W., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2011). Development of a positive psychology intervention for patients with acute cardiovascular disease. Heart International, 6, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.4081/hi.2011.e14

Lyubomirsky, S., Boehm, J. K., Kasri, F., & Zehm, K. (2011). The cognitive and hedonic costs of dwelling on achievement-related negative experiences: Implications for enduring happiness and unhappiness. Emotion, 11, 1152-1167. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0025479

Lyubomirsky, S., Dickerhoof, R., Boehm, J. K., & Sheldon, K. M. (2011). Becoming happier takes both a will and a proper way: An experimental longitudinal intervention to boost well-being. Emotion, 11, 391-402. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0022575

2010

Lyubomirsky, S., & Boehm, J. K. (2010). Human motives, happiness, and the puzzle of parenthood: Commentary on Kenrick et al. (2010). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 327-334. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691610369473

2009 and Earlier

Liberman, V., Boehm, J. K., Lyubomirsky, S., & Ross, L. (2009). Happiness and memory: Affective significance of endowment and contrast. Emotion, 9, 666-680. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0016816

Boehm, J. K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2008). Does happiness promote career success? Journal of Career Assessment, 16, 101-116. https://doi.org/10.1177/1069072707308140

Tucker, K. L., Ozer, D. J., Lyubomirsky, S., & Boehm, J. K. (2006). Testing for measurement invariance in the Satisfaction With Life Scale: A comparison of Russians and North Americans. Social Indicators Research, 78, 341-360. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-005-1037-5

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2021

Boehm, J. K., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2021). Positive psychological well-being and cardiovascular disease. In S. Waldstein, W. Kop, & L. Katzel (Eds.), Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. New York: Springer.

2020

Okabe-Miyamoto, K., & Boehm, J. K. (2020). Hedonic adaptation & happiness theory. In B. J. Carducci (Editor-in-Chief) & C. S. Nave (Vol. Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences: Vol. I. Models and Theories. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

2018

Boehm, J. K. (2018a). Living healthier and longer lives: Subjective well-being’s association with better health. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of Well-Being. Salt Lake City, UT: DEF publishers. doi:nobascholar.com

Boehm, J. K. (2018b). The road to positive health: Behavioral and biological pathways linking positive psychological functioning with health outcomes. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Integrative Health Science. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190676384.013.22

Boehm, J. K., Kim, E. S., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2018). Positive psychological well-being and health. In D. Batty, I. Kawachi, M. Kivimaki, & A. Steptoe (Eds.), Handbook on Psychosocial Epidemiology. United Kingdom: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315673097

2017

Boehm, J. K., Ruberton, P., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). The promise of fostering greater happiness. In C.R. Snyder, S. J. Lopez, L. M. Edwards, and S. C. Marques (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd Edition. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199396511.013.55

2016

Kubzansky, L. D., & Boehm, J. K. (2016). Positive psychological functioning: An enduring asset for healthy aging. In A. D. Ong & C. E. Lockenhoff (Eds.), Emotion, Aging, and Health. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/14857-009

2015 and Earlier

Seligman, M. E. P., Peterson, C., Barsky, A. J., Boehm, J. K., Kubzansky, L. D., Park, N., & Labarthe, D. (2013). Positive health and health assets: Re-analysis of longitudinal datasets. Retrieved from: http://positivehealthresearch.org/content/white-paper

Sheldon, K. M., Boehm, J. K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2013). Variety is the spice of happiness: The hedonic adaptation prevention (HAP) model. In I. Boniwell & S. David (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Happiness. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199557257.013.0067

Boehm, J. K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2009). The promise of sustainable happiness. In S. J. Lopez (Ed.), Handbook of Positive Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195187243.013.0063

Reprinted in Martin-Krumm & C. Tarquinio (Eds.) (2011). Traité de psychologie positive (pp. 165-181). Paris, France: De Boeck.

Reprinted in Fundación Botín (Ed.). La promesa de una felicidad sostenible (pp. 123-136). Santander, Spain: Fundación Botín.