Susan Folkman, PhD

Profesor Emeritus
+1 415 353-7753

A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in HIV Infection.

Brain, behavior, and immunity

Hecht FM, Moskowitz JT, Moran P, Epel ES, Bacchetti P, Acree M, Kemeny ME, Mendes WB, Duncan LG, Weng H, Levy JA, Deeks SG, Folkman S

Randomized controlled trial of a positive affect intervention for people newly diagnosed with HIV.

Journal of consulting and clinical psychology

Moskowitz JT, Carrico AW, Duncan LG, Cohn MA, Cheung EO, Batchelder A, Martinez L, Segawa E, Acree M, Folkman S

Assessment of stress and self-efficacy for the NIH Toolbox for Neurological and Behavioral Function.

Anxiety, stress, and coping

Kupst MJ, Butt Z, Stoney CM, Griffith JW, Salsman JM, Folkman S, Cella D

Positive Affect in the Midst of Distress: Implications for Role Functioning.

Journal of community & applied social psychology

Moskowitz JT, Shmueli-Blumberg D, Acree M, Folkman S

Applying principles from complex systems to studying the efficacy of CAM therapies.

Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)

Ahn AC, Nahin RL, Calabrese C, Folkman S, Kimbrough E, Shoham J, Haramati A

Stress, coping, and hope.


Folkman S

Filming the family: a documentary film to educate clinicians about family caregivers of patients with brain tumors.

Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education

Rabow MW, Goodman S, Chang S, Berger M, Folkman S

End of living: maintaining a lifeworld during terminal illness.

Psychology & health

Wrubel J, Acree M, Goodman S, Folkman S

Can meditation slow rate of cellular aging? Cognitive stress, mindfulness, and telomeres.

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Epel E, Daubenmier J, Moskowitz JT, Folkman S, Blackburn E

Depression, distress and positive mood in late-stage cancer: a longitudinal study.


Rabkin JG, McElhiney M, Moran P, Acree M, Folkman S

Mediators of childhood sexual abuse and high-risk sex among men-who-have-sex-with-men.

Child abuse & neglect

Catania JA, Paul J, Osmond D, Folkman S, Pollack L, Canchola J, Chang J, Neilands T

The case for positive emotions in the stress process.

Anxiety, stress, and coping

Folkman S

Socioeconomic differences in the effects of prayer on physical symptoms and quality of life.

Journal of health psychology

Banthia R, Moskowitz JT, Acree M, Folkman S

Caregiving time in sickle cell disease: psychological effects in maternal caregivers.

Pediatric blood & cancer

Moskowitz JT, Butensky E, Harmatz P, Vichinsky E, Heyman MB, Acree M, Wrubel J, Wilson L, Folkman S

Debating the Worth of NCCAM Research.

Science (New York, N.Y.)

Folkman S, Berman B, Bondurant S, Eisenberg D, Haramati A, Kreitzer MJ, Kronenberg F

A validity and reliability study of the coping self-efficacy scale.

British journal of health psychology

Chesney MA, Neilands TB, Chambers DB, Taylor JM, Folkman S

The prediction of bereavement outcome: development of an integrative risk factor framework.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Stroebe MS, Folkman S, Hansson RO, Schut H

The economic burden of home care for children with HIV and other chronic illnesses.

American journal of public health

Wilson LS, Moskowitz JT, Acree M, Heyman MB, Harmatz P, Ferrando SJ, Folkman S

Pediatric adherence: perspectives of mothers of children with HIV.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Wrubel J, Moskowitz JT, Richards TA, Prakke H, Acree M, Folkman S

Resilience to loss in bereaved spouses, bereaved parents, and bereaved gay men.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Bonanno GA, Moskowitz JT, Papa A, Folkman S

Economic and psychologic costs for maternal caregivers of gastrostomy-dependent children.

The Journal of pediatrics

Heyman MB, Harmatz P, Acree M, Wilson L, Moskowitz JT, Ferrando S, Folkman S

Coping: pitfalls and promise.

Annual review of psychology

Folkman S, Moskowitz JT

Couples therapy at end of life.


Mohr DC, Moran PJ, Kohn C, Hart S, Armstrong K, Dias R, Bergsland E, Folkman S

Appraisals of controllability and coping in caregivers and HIV+ men: testing the goodness-of-fit hypothesis.

Journal of consulting and clinical psychology

Park CL, Folkman S, Bostrom A

Coping and physical health during caregiving: the roles of positive and negative affect.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Billings DW, Folkman S, Acree M, Moskowitz JT

Positive affect and the other side of coping.

The American psychologist

Folkman S, Moskowitz JT

Depressive symptomatology in three Latino groups.

Western journal of nursing research

Munet-Vilaró F, Folkman S, Gregorich S

Thoughts about psychological factors, PNI, and cancer.

Advances in mind-body medicine

Folkman S

HIV sexual risk behavior following bereavement in gay men.

Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association

Mayne TJ, Acree M, Chesney MA, Folkman S

Informal caregivers and the intention to hasten AIDS-related death.

Archives of internal medicine

Cooke M, Gourlay L, Collette L, Boccellari A, Chesney MA, Folkman S

Positive psychological states and coping with severe stress.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Folkman S

Appraisal and goal processes as predictors of psychological well-being in bereaved caregivers.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Stein N, Folkman S, Trabasso T, Richards TA

Grief. Vancouver Conference Review.

AIDS care

Folkman S, Chesney M

Coping and mood during aids-related caregiving and bereavement.

Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Tedlie Moskowitz J, Folkman S, Collette L, Vittinghoff E

Postbereavement depressive mood and its prebereavement predictors in HIV+ and HIV- gay men.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Folkman S, Chesney M, Collette L, Boccellari A, Cooke M

Coping effectiveness training for men living with HIV: preliminary findings.

International journal of STD & AIDS

Chesney M, Folkman S, Chambers D

Designing behavioural and social science to impact practice and policy in HIV prevention and care. The Executive Committee of the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS).

International journal of STD & AIDS

Coates TJ, Chesney M, Folkman S, Hulley SB, Haynes-Sanstad K, Lurie P, Marin BV, Roos L, Bunnett V, Du Wors R

Psychobiologic reactivity to stress and childhood respiratory illnesses: results of two prospective studies.

Psychosomatic medicine

Boyce WT, Chesney M, Alkon A, Tschann JM, Adams S, Chesterman B, Cohen F, Kaiser P, Folkman S, Wara D

Caregiver burden in HIV-positive and HIV-negative partners of men with AIDS.

Journal of consulting and clinical psychology

Folkman S, Chesney MA, Cooke M, Boccellari A, Collette L

Psychological impact of HIV disease and implications for intervention.

The Psychiatric clinics of North America

Chesney MA, Folkman S

Stress and coping in caregiving partners of men with AIDS.

The Psychiatric clinics of North America

Folkman S, Chesney MA, Christopher-Richards A

Socioeconomic status and health. The challenge of the gradient.

The American psychologist

Adler NE, Boyce T, Chesney MA, Cohen S, Folkman S, Kahn RL, Syme SL

How house officers cope with their mistakes.

The Western journal of medicine

Wu AW, Folkman S, McPhee SJ, Lo B

Socioeconomic inequalities in health. No easy solution.


Adler NE, Boyce WT, Chesney MA, Folkman S, Syme SL

Stress, coping, and high-risk sexual behavior.

Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association

Folkman S, Chesney MA, Pollack L, Phillips C

War-related stress. Addressing the stress of war and other traumatic events.

The American psychologist

Hobfoll SE, Spielberger CD, Breznitz S, Figley C, Folkman S, Lepper-Green B, Meichenbaum D, Milgram NA, Sandler I, Sarason I

Do house officers learn from their mistakes?


Wu AW, Folkman S, McPhee SJ, Lo B

Psychoactive drugs, alcohol, and stress and coping processes in older adults.

The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse

Huffine CL, Folkman S, Lazarus RS

Centrality and individual differences in the meaning of daily hassles.

Journal of personality

Gruen RJ, Folkman S, Lazarus RS

Coping as a mediator of emotion.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Folkman S, Lazarus RS

The impact of daily stress on health and mood: psychological and social resources as mediators.

Journal of personality and social psychology

DeLongis A, Folkman S, Lazarus RS

Stress processes and the misuse of drugs in older adults.

Psychology and aging

Folkman S, Bernstein L, Lazarus RS

Correlates of social support receipt.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Dunkel-Schetter C, Folkman S, Lazarus RS

Age differences in stress and coping processes.

Psychology and aging

Folkman S, Lazarus RS, Pimley S, Novacek J

Dynamics of a stressful encounter: cognitive appraisal, coping, and encounter outcomes.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Folkman S, Lazarus RS, Dunkel-Schetter C, DeLongis A, Gruen RJ

Stress-processes and depressive symptomatology.

Journal of abnormal psychology

Folkman S, Lazarus RS

Appraisal, coping, health status, and psychological symptoms.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Folkman S, Lazarus RS, Gruen RJ, DeLongis A

Stress and adaptational outcomes. The problem of confounded measures.

The American psychologist

Lazarus RS, DeLongis A, Folkman S, Gruen R

Personal control and stress and coping processes: a theoretical analysis.

Journal of personality and social psychology

Folkman S

An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample.

Journal of health and social behavior

Folkman S, Lazarus RS