Laboratory of Resilience in Psychological and Physical Health

Jameson K. Hirsch, Ph.D.

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Fall 2016: LRPPH has initiated a national study of resilience and health-related quality of life in the LGBTQ community [Click to Participate]

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The Laboratory of Resilience in Psychological and Physical Health, in the Department of Psychology at East Tennessee State University, is actively involved in original data collection projects in primary care and other medical settings, and focused on numerous vulnerable samples including: patients with chronic illness, including fibromyalgia; health-compromised middle and older adults; and, African immigrants, among others.



The LRPPH would like to acknowledge our collaborators, with whom we are working on the following projects:

  • Alison Barton, Ph.D. - East Tennessee State University - Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Factors, Educational Functioning and Psychopathology in College Students
  • Peter C. Britton, Ph.D. - Center of Excellence, Department of Veteran's Affairs, Canandaigua VAMC - Self-Determination and Suicidal Behaviors
  • Edward C. Chang, Ph.D. - University of Michigan - Cultural Influences on Protective Characteristics and Psychopathology
  • Kelly Cukrowicz, Ph.D. - Texas Tech University - Suicide in Rural Middle and Older Adults; Interpersonal Functioning, Self-Liking and Self-Competence, and Suicidal Behavior
  • Paul R. Duberstein, Ph.D. - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - Relationships between Mental and Physical Health in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
  • Elizabeth L. Jeglic, Ph.D. - John Jay University - Social Problem Solving and Suicidal Behaviors; Protective Factors as Buffers of the Association between Negative Life Events and Psychopathology
  • Shanmukh Kamble, Ph.D. - Karnatak University - International Study of Well-Being and Psychopathology in Students; Protective Characteristics in Persons with HIV/AIDS in India
  • Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D. - Emory University - Anxiety, Problem Solving and Suicide Ideation in Female, African American Suicide Attempters; Hassles, Spirituality and Suicidal Behavior
  • Jeffrey M. Lyness, M.D. - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - Protective Factors associated with Mental and Physical Health in Older Adult Primary Care Patients
  • Danielle S. Molnar, Ph.D. - Brock University - Mental and Physical Health Interactions in Context of Chronic Illness; Resilience and Coping in Fibromyalgia
  • Fuschia M. Sirois, Ph.D. - Bishop's University - Self-Compassion and Health; Thriving and Future Selves; Coping with Illness and Impairment
  • Silvia Sörensen, Ph.D. - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - Optimism and Planning for Future Care Needs in Older Adults; Race and Planning for Future Care
  • Loren L. Toussaint, Ph.D. - Luther University - Forgiveness in the treatment of substance abuse and suicide; Protective characteristics in persons with fibromyalgia
  • Jon R. Webb, Ph.D. - East Tennessee State University - Forgiveness and Health; Forgiveness and Suicidal Behavior
  • Ross B. Wilkinson, Ph.D. - University of Newcastle - Relationship Styles, Illness Perception and Health-Related Quality of Life


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