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126Slavich, G. M. (2020). Social safety theory: A biologically based evolutionary perspective on life stress, health, and behavior. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 16, 265-295. doi: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-032816-045159
125Shields, G. S., Spahr, C. M., & Slavich, G. M. (in press). Psychosocial interventions and immune system function: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. JAMA Psychiatry. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0431
124Furman, D., Campisi, J., Verdin, E., Carrera-Bastos, P., Targ, S., Franceschi, C., Ferrucci, L., Gilroy, D. W., Fasano, A., Miller, G. W., Miller, A. H., Mantovani, A., Weyand, C. M., Barzilai, N., Goronzy, J. J., Rando, T. A., Effros, R. B., Lucia, A., Kleinstreuer, N., & Slavich, G. M. (2019). Chronic inflammation in the etiology of disease across the life span. Nature Medicine, 25, 1822-1832. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0675-0

123Schüssler-Fiorenza Rose, S. M., Contrepois, K., Moneghetti, K. J., Zhou, W., Mishra, T., Mataraso, S., Dagan-Rosenfeld, O., Ganz, A., Dunn., J., Hornburg, D., Rego, S., Perelman, D., Ahadi, S., Reza Sailani, M., Zhou, Y., Leopold, S., Chen, J., Ashland, M., Christle, J. W., Avina, M., Limcaoco, P., Ruiz, C., Tan, M., Butte, A. J., Weinstock, G. M., Slavich, G. M., Sodergren, E., McLaughlin, T. L., Haddad, F., & Snyder, M. P. (2019). A longitudinal big data approach for precision health. Nature Medicine, 25, 792-804. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0414-6

122Slavich, G. M., & Lind, M. N. (in press). Human social genomics: Concepts, mechanisms, and implications for disease. In T. Sørensen & L. Weisæth (Eds.), Preventive psychiatry and mental health promotion. Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal Akademisk.
121McLoughlin, E., Fletcher, D., Slavich, G. M., Arnold, R., Moore, L. J. (in press). Cumulative lifetime stress exposure, depression, anxiety, and well-being in elite athletes: A mixed-method study. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.
120Gruber, J., Prinstein, M. J., Clark, L. A., Rottenberg, J., Abramowitz, J. S., Albano, A. M., Aldao, A., Borelli, J. L., Chung, T., Davila, J., Forbes, E. E., Gee, D. G., Hall, G. C. N., Hallion, L. S., Hinshaw, S. P., Hofmann, S. G., Hollon, S. D., Joormann, J., Kazdin, A. E., Klein, D. N., La Greca, A. M., Levenson, R. W., MacDonald, A. W., III, McKay, D., McLaughlin, K. A., Mendle, J., Miller, A. B., Neblett, E. W., Nock, M., Olatunji, B. O., Persons, J. B., Rozek, D. C., Schleider, J. L., Slavich, G. M., Teachman, B. A., Vine, V., & Weinstock, L. M. (in press). Mental health and clinical psychological science in the time of COVID-19: Challenges, opportunities, and a call to action. American Psychologist. doi: 10.1037/amp0000707
119McMullin, S. D., Shields, G. S., Slavich, G. M., & Buchanan, T. W. (in press). Cumulative lifetime stress exposure predicts greater impulsivity and addictive behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1359105320937055
118Rahal, D., Chiang, J. J., Levin, M., Fuligni, A. J., Haselton, M. G., Slavich, G. M., Robles, T. F. (in press). Early life stress, subjective social status, and health during late adolescence. Psychology and Health. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2020.1761977
117Malat, J., Johns-Wolfe, E., Smith, T., Shields, G. S., Jacquez, F., & Slavich, G. M. (in press). Associations between lifetime stress exposure, race, and first-birth intendedness in the United States. Journal of Health Psychology.
116Slavich, G. M., Giletta, M., Helms, S. W., Hastings, P. D., Rudolph, K. D., Nock, M. K., & Prinstein, M. J. (2020). Interpersonal life stress, inflammation, and depression in adolescence: Testing Social Signal Transduction Theory of Depression. Depression and Anxiety, 37, 179-193. doi: 10.1002/da.22987
115Slavich, G. M. (2020). Psychoneuroimmunology of stress and mental health. In K. L. Harkness & E. P. Hayden (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of stress and mental health (pp. 519-546). New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190681777.013.24
114Monroe, S. M., & Slavich, G. M. (2020). Major life events: A review of conceptual, definitional, measurement issues, and practices. In K. L. Harkness & E. P. Hayden (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of stress and mental health (pp. 7-26). New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190681777.013.1
113Valderhaug, T. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2020). Assessing life stress: A critical priority in obesity research and treatment. Obesity, 28, 1571-1573. doi: 10.1002/OBY.22911
112Lutgendorf, S. K., Penedo, F., Goodheart, M. J., Dahmoush, L., Arevalo, J. M. G., Thaker, P. H., Slavich, G. M., Sood, A. K., & Cole, S. W. (2020). Epithelial‐mesenchymal transition polarization in ovarian carcinomas from patients with high social isolation. Cancer, 126, 4407-4413. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33060
111Banica, I., Sandre, A., Shields, G. S., Slavich, G. M., & Weinberg, A. (2020). The error-related negativity (ERN) moderates the association between interpersonal stress and anxiety symptoms six months later. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 153, 27-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2020.03.006
110Quinn, M. E., Stanton, C. H., Slavich, G. M., & Joormann, J. (2020). Executive control, cytokine reactivity to social stress, and depressive symptoms: Testing the Social Signal Transduction Theory of Depression. Stress, 23, 60-68. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2019.1641079
109Cazassa, M. J., Oliveira, M. D. S., Spahr, C. M., Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2020). The Stress and Adversity Inventory for Adults (Adult STRAIN) in Brazilian Portuguese: Initial validation and links with executive function, sleep, and mental and physical health. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:3083. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.03083
108Smith, T., Johns‐Wolfe, E., Shields, G. S., Malat, J., Jacquez, F., & Slavich, G. M. (2020). Associations between lifetime stress exposure and prenatal health behaviors. Stress and Health, 36, 384-395. doi: 10.1002/smi.2933
107Slavich, G. M. (2019). Stressnology: The primitive (and problematic) study of life stress exposure and pressing need for better measurement. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 75, 3-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2018.08.011
106Slavich, G. M., & Sacher, J. (2019). Stress, sex hormones, inflammation, and major depressive disorder: Extending Social Signal Transduction Theory of Depression to account for sex differences in mood disorders. Psychopharmacology, 236, 3063-3079. doi: 10.1007/s00213-019-05326-9
105Slavich, G. M., Shields, G. S., Deal, B. D., Gregory, A., & Toussaint, L. L. (2019). Alleviating social pain: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of forgiveness and acetaminophen. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53, 1045-1054. doi: 10.1093/abm/kaz015
104Slavich, G. M., Taylor, S., & Picard, R. W. (2019). Stress measurement using speech: Recent advancements, validation issues, and ethical and privacy considerations. Stress, 22, 408-413. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2019.1584180
103Slavich, G. M., Stewart, J. G., Esposito, E. C., Shields, G. S., & Auerbach, R. P. (2019). The Stress and Adversity Inventory for Adolescents (Adolescent STRAIN): associations with mental and physical health, risky behaviors, and psychiatric diagnoses in youth seeking treatment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60, 998-1009. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13038
102Brunwasser, S. M., Slavich, G. M., Newcomb, D. C., Gebretsadik, T., Turi, K. N., Stone, C. Jr., Anderson, L. J., & Hartert, T. V. (2019). Sex-specific association between prenatal life stress exposure and infant pro-inflammatory cytokine levels during acute respiratory infection. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 76, 275-279. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2018.12.002
101Shields, G.S., Slavich, G. M., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., & Kotov, R. (2019). The short-term reliability and long-term stability of salivary immune markers. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 81, 650-654. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2019.06.007
100Zsido, R. G., Heinrich, M., Slavich, G. M., Beyer, F., Kharabian Masouleh, S., Kratzsch, J., Raschpichler, M., Mueller, K., Scharrer, U., Löffler, M., Schroeter, M. L., Stumvoll, M., Villringer, A., Veronica Witte, A., & Sacher, J. (2019). Association of estradiol and visceral fat with structural brain networks and memory performance in adults. JAMA Network Open, 2(6):e196126. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.6126
99Massing-Schaffer, M., Helms, S. W., Rudolph, K. D., Slavich, G. M., Hastings, P. D., Giletta, M., Nock, M. K., & Prinstein, M. J. (2019). Preliminary associations among relational victimization, targeted rejection, and suicidality in adolescents: A prospective study. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 48, 288-295. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2018
98Olvera Alvarez, H. A., Provencio-Vasquez, E., Slavich, G. M., Laurent, J. G. C., Browning, M., McKee-Lopez, G., Robbins, L., & Spengler, J. D. (2019). Stress and health in nursing students: The Nurse Engagement and Wellness Study. Nursing Research, 68, 453-463. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000383
97Pegg, S., Ethridge, P., Shields, G. S., Slavich, G. M., Weinberg, A., & Kujawa, A. (2019). Blunted social reward responsiveness moderates the effect of lifetime social stress exposure on depressive symptoms. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 13:178. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2019.00178
96Lam, J. C. W., Shields, G. S., Trainor, B. C., Slavich, G. M., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2019). Greater lifetime stress exposure predicts blunted cortisol but heightened DHEA responses to acute stress. Stress and Health, 35, 15-26. doi: 10.1002/smi.2835
95Mayer, S. E., Prather, A. A., Puterman, E., Lin, J., Arenander, J., Coccia, M., Shields, G. S., Slavich, G. M., & Epel, E. S. (2019). Cumulative lifetime stress exposure and leukocyte telomere length attrition: The unique role of stressor duration and exposure timing. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 104, 210-218. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.03.002
94Shields, G. S., Ramey, M. M., Slavich, G. M., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2019). Determining the mechanisms through which recent life stress predicts working memory impairments: Precision or capacity? Stress, 22, 280-285. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2018.1556635
93Stewart, J. G., Shields, G. S., Esposito, E. C., Cosby, E. A., Allen, N. B., Slavich, G. M., & Auerbach, R. P. (2019). Life stress and suicide in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 1707-1722. doi: 10.1007/s10802-019-00534-5
92Milas, G., Klarić, I. M., Malnar, A., Šupe-Domić, D., & Slavich, G. M. (2019). Socioeconomic status, social-cultural values, life stress, and health behaviors in a national sample of adolescents. Stress and Health, 35, 217-224. doi: 10.1002/smi.2854
91Sturmbauer, S. C., Shields, G. S., Hetzel, E. L., Rohleder, N., & Slavich, G. M. (2019). The Stress and Adversity Inventory for Adults (Adult STRAIN) in German: An overview and initial validation. PLoS One, 14(5):e0216419. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216419
90Cazassa, M. J., Oliveira, M. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2019). STRESStegy deck of cards: 13 ways to avoid stress. Novo Hamburgo, Brazil: Sinopsys Editora.
89Slavich, G. M., & Auerbach, R. P. (2018). Stress and its sequelae: Depression, suicide, inflammation, and physical illness. In J. N. Butcher & J. M. Hooley (Eds.), APA handbook of psychopathology: Vol. 1. Psychopathology: Understanding, assessing, and treating adult mental disorders (pp. 375-402). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/0000064-016
88Slavich, G. M., & Shields, G. S. (2018). Assessing lifetime stress exposure using the Stress and Adversity Inventory for Adults (Adult STRAIN): An overview and initial validation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80, 17-27. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000534

87Giletta, M., Slavich G. M., Rudolph, K. D., Hastings, P. D., Nock, M. K., & Prinstein, M. J. (2018). Peer victimization predicts heightened inflammatory reactivity to social stress in cognitively vulnerable adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59, 129-139. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12804
86Epel, E. S., Crosswell, A. D., Mayer, S. E., Prather, A. A., Slavich, G. M., Puterman, E., & Mendes, W. B. (2018). More than a feeling: A unified view of stress measurement for population science. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 49, 146-169. doi: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2018.03.001

85Lutgendorf, S. K., Thaker, P. H., Arevalo, J. M., Goodheart, M. J., Slavich, G. M., Sood, A. K., & Cole, S. W. (2018). Biobehavioral modulation of the exosome transcriptome in ovarian carcinoma. Cancer, 124, 580-586. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31078
84Armer, J. S., Clevenger, L., Davis, L. Z., Cuneo, M., Thaker, P. H., Goodheart, M. J., Bender, D. P., Dahmoush, L., Sood, A. K., Cole, S. W., Slavich, G. M., & Lutgendorf, S. K. (2018). Life stress as a risk factor for sustained anxiety and cortisol dysregulation during the first year of survivorship in ovarian cancer. Cancer, 124, 3401-3408. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31570
83Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., Green, E., Kennedy, K., Travers, S., & Slavich, G. M. (2018). Hostility, forgiveness, and cognitive impairment over 10 years in a national sample of American adults. Health Psychology, 37, 1102-1106. doi: 10.1037/hea0000686
82Olvera Alvarez, H. A., Kubzansky, L. D., Campen, M. J., & Slavich, G. M. (2018). Early life stress, air pollution, inflammation, and disease: An integrative review and immunologic model of social-environmental adversity and lifespan health. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 92, 226-242. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.06.002
81Conway, C. C. & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Behavior genetics of prosocial behavior. In P. Gilbert (Ed.), Compassion: Concepts, research and applications (pp. 151-170). New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315564296-9
80Irwin, M. R., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Psychoneuroimmunology. In J. T. Cacioppo, L. G. Tassinary, & G. G. Berntson (Eds.), Handbook of psychophysiology, fourth edition (pp. 377-398). New York: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781107415782.017
79Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Lifetime stress exposure and health: A review of contemporary assessment methods and biological mechanisms. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11(8):e12335. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12335
78Dooley, L. N., Slavich, G. M., Moreno, P. I., & Bower, J. E. (2017). Strength through adversity: Moderate lifetime stress exposure is associated with psychological resilience in breast cancer survivors. Stress and Health, 33, 549-557. doi: 10.1002/smi.2739
77Cuneo, M. G., Schrepf, A., Slavich, G. M., Thaker, P. H., Goodheart, M., Bender, D., Cole, S. W., Sood, A. K., & Lutgendorf, S. K. (2017). Diurnal cortisol rhythms, fatigue and psychosocial factors in five-year survivors of ovarian cancer. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 84, 139-142. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.06.019
76Lutgendorf, S. K., Shinn, E., Carter, J., Leighton, S., Baggerly, K., Guindani, M., Fellman, B., Matzo, M., Slavich, G. M., Goodman, M. T., Tew, W., Lester, J., Moore, K. M., Karlan, B. Y., Levine, D. A., & Sood, A. K. (2017). Quality of life among long-term survivors of advanced stage ovarian cancer: A cross-sectional approach. Gynecologic Oncology, 146, 101-108. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.05.008
75Goldfarb, E. V., Shields, G. S., Daw, N. D., Slavich, G. M., & Phelps, E. A. (2017). Low lifetime stress exposure is associated with reduced stimulus-response memory. Learning and Memory, 24, 162-168. doi: 10.1101/lm.045179.117
74Shields, G. S., Doty, D., Shields, R. H., Gower, G., Slavich, G. M., Yonelinas, A. P. (2017). Recent life stress exposure is associated with poorer long-term memory, working memory, and self-reported memory. Stress, 20, 598-607. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2017.1380620
73Malat, J., Jacquez, F., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Measuring lifetime stress exposure and protective factors in life course research on racial inequality and birth outcomes. Stress, 20, 379-385. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2017.1341871
72Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Better executive function under stress mitigates the effects of recent life stress exposure on health in young adults. Stress, 20, 75-85. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2017.1286322
71Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Inflammation, self-regulation, and health: An immunologic model of self-regulatory failure. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 588-612. doi: 10.1177/1745691616689091
70Slavich, G. M. (2016). Life stress and health: A review of conceptual issues and recent findings. Teaching of Psychology, 43, 346-355. doi: 10.1177/0098628316662768
69Slavich, G. M. (2016). Psychopathology and stress. In H. L. Miller (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of theory in psychology, first edition (pp.762-764). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781483346274.n262
68Black, D. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Mindfulness meditation and the immune system: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1373, 13-24. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12998
67Lamkin, D. M., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Psychosocial factors and cancer. In H. L. Miller (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of theory in psychology, first edition (pp. 768-770). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781483346274.n264
66Monroe, S. M., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Psychological stressors: Overview. In G. Fink (Ed.), Stress: Concepts, cognition, emotion, and behavior, first edition (pp. 109-115). Cambridge, MA: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800951-2.00013-3
65Dedovic, K., Slavich, G. M., Muscatell, K. A., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex responses to repeated social evaluative feedback in young women with and without a history of depression. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10, 64. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00064
64Lebois, L. A., Hertzog, C., Slavich, G. M., Barrett, L. F., & Barsalou, L. W. (2016). Establishing the situated features associated with perceived stress. Acta Psychologica, 169, 119-132. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2016.05.012
63Muscatell, K. A., Dedovic K., Slavich, G. M., Jarcho M. R., Breen, E. C., Bower, J. E., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2016). Neural mechanisms linking social status and inflammatory responses to social stress. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 915-922. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsw025
62Shields, G. S., Toussaint, L. L., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Stress-related changes in personality: A longitudinal study of perceived stress and trait pessimism. Journal of Research in Personality, 64, 61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2016.07.008
61Shields, G. S., Young Kuchenbecker, S., Pressman, S. D., Sumida, K. D., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Better cognitive control of emotional information is associated with reduced pro-inflammatory cytokine reactivity to emotional stress. Stress, 19, 63-68. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2015.1121983
60Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Forgiveness, stress, and health: A 5-week dynamic parallel process study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50, 727-735. doi: 10.1007/s12160-016-9796-6
59Toussaint, L., Shields, G. S., Dorn, G., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Effects of lifetime stress exposure on mental and physical health in young adulthood: How stress degrades and forgiveness protects health. Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 1004-1014. doi: 10.1177/1359105314544132
58Slavich, G. M. (2015). Understanding inflammation, its regulation, and relevance for health: A top scientific and public priority. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 45, 13-14. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.10.012
57Conway, C. C., Slavich, G. M., & Hammen, C. (2015). Dysfunctional attitudes and affective responses to daily stressors: Separating cognitive, genetic, and clinical influences on stress reactivity. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 39, 366-377. doi: 10.1007/s10608-014-9657-1
56Davis, L. Z., Slavich, G. M., Thaker, P. H., Goodheart, M. J., Bender, D. P., Dahmoush, L., Farley, D. M., Markon, K. E., Penedo, F. J., Lubaroff, D. M., Cole, S. W., Sood, A. K., & Lutgendorf, S. K. (2015). Eudaimonic well‐being and tumor norepinephrine in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. Cancer, 121, 3543-3550. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29516
55Kumar, P., Slavich, G. M., Berghorst, L. H., Treadway, M. T., Brooks, N. H., Dutra, S. J., Greve, D. N., O’Donovan, A., Bleil, M. E., Maninger, N., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2015). Perceived life stress exposure modulates reward-related medial prefrontal cortex responses to acute stress in depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 180, 104-111. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.03.035
54Murphy, M. L. M., Slavich, G. M., Chen, E., & Miller, G. E. (2015). Targeted rejection predicts decreased anti-inflammatory gene expression and increased symptom severity in youth with asthma. Psychological Science, 26, 111-121. doi: 10.1177/0956797614556320
53Muscatell, K. A., Dedovic, K., Slavich, G. M., Jarcho, M. R., Breen, E. C., Bower, J. E., Irwin, M. R., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2015). Greater amygdala activity and dorsomedial prefrontal-amygdala coupling are associated with enhanced inflammatory responses to stress. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 43, 46-53. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.06.201
52Schrepf, A., Thaker, P. H., Goodheart, M. J., Bender, D., Slavich, G. M., Dahmoush, L., Penedo, F., DeGeest, K., Mendez, L., Lubaroff, D. M., Cole, S. W., Sood, A. K., & Lutgendorf, S. K. (2015). Diurnal cortisol and survival in epithelial ovarian cancer. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 53, 256-267. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.01.010
51Myers, H. F., Wyatt, G. E., Ullman, J. B., Loeb, T. B., Chin, D., Prause, N., Zhang, M., Williams, J. K., Slavich, G. M., & Liu, H. (2015). Cumulative burden of lifetime adversities: Trauma and mental health in low-SES African Americans and Latino/as. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 7, 243-251. doi: 10.1037/a0039077
50Slavich, G. M., & Irwin, M. R. (2014). From stress to inflammation and major depressive disorder: A social signal transduction theory of depression. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 774-815. doi: 10.1037/a0035302

49Slavich, G. M., Tartter, M. A., Brennan, P. A., & Hammen, C. (2014). Endogenous opioid system influences depressive reactions to socially painful targeted rejection life events. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 49, 141-149. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.009
48Slavich, G. M., & Toussaint, L. (2014). Using the Stress and Adversity Inventory as a teaching tool leads to significant learning gains in two courses on stress and health. Stress and Health, 30, 343-352. doi: 10.1002/smi.2523
47Conway, C. C., Slavich, G. M., & Hammen, C. (2014). Daily stress reactivity and serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) variation: Internalizing responses to everyday stress as a possible transdiagnostic phenotype. Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders, 4:2. doi: 10.1186/2045-5380-4-2
46Monroe, S. M., Slavich, G. M., & Georgiades, K. (2014). The social environment and depression: The roles of life stress. In I. H. Gotlib & C. L. Hammen (Eds.), Handbook of depression, third edition (pp. 296-314). New York: The Guilford Press.
45Monroe, S. M., Slavich, G. M., & Gotlib, I. H. (2014). Life stress and family history for depression: The moderating role of past depressive episodes. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 49, 90-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2013.11.005
44Bower, J. E., Crosswell, A. D., & Slavich, G. M. (2014). Childhood adversity and cumulative life stress: Risk factors for cancer-related fatigue. Clinical Psychological Science, 2, 108-115. doi: 10.1177/2167702613496243
43Slavich, G. M., & Cole, S. W. (2013). The emerging field of human social genomics. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 331-348. doi: 10.1177/2167702613478594
42Slavich, G. M., & Zimbardo, P. G. (2013). Out of mind, out of sight: Unexpected scene elements frequently go unnoticed until primed. Current Psychology, 32, 301-317. doi: 10.1007/s12144-013-9184-3
41Jarcho, M. R., Slavich, G. M., Tylova-Stein, H., Wolkowitz, O. M., & Burke, H. M. (2013). Dysregulated diurnal cortisol pattern is associated with glucocorticoid resistance in women with major depressive disorder. Biological Psychology, 93, 150-158. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.01.018
40Lutgendorf, S. K., Slavich, G. M., DeGeest, K., Goodheart, M., Bender, D., Thaker, P. H., Penedo, F., Zimmerman, B., Lucci, J. III, Mendez, L., Collins, K., & Sood, A. K. (2013). Non-cancer life stressors contribute to impaired quality of life in ovarian cancer patients. Gynecologic Oncology, 131, 667-673.
39Murphy, M. L. M., Slavich, G. M., Rohleder, N., & Miller, G. E. (2013). Targeted rejection triggers differential pro- and anti-inflammatory gene expression in adolescents as a function of social status. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 30-40.
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24Slavich, G. M. (2009). Psychology and society: How society shapes science and science shapes society. The Clinical Psychologist, 62(1), 9-10.
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