Papers and Chapters

The following is a list of papers and chapters that we have published over the last few years.

1. Weber, A., Schelling, J., Kara, N., Van Dyck, M., Vajda, C., Deer, J., Sirios, F., Toussaint, L., Nofer, E., & Offenbacher, M. (accepted). Current research activities on person-centered medicine in academic institutes for general medicine in Germany and Austria. Das Gesundheitswesen (Health Care).
2. Hirsch, J.K., Sirois, F.M., Visser, P.L., Brooks, B.D., Kohls, N., Offenbacher, M., & Toussaint, L. (accepted).  Perceived stigma and health-related quality of life in the working uninsured: Does thwarted belongingness play a role?  Stigma and Health.
3. Toussaint, L., Sirois, F., Hirsch, J., Weber, A., Vajda, C., Schelling, J., Kohls, N., & Offenbacher, M. (2017). Gratitude Mediates Quality of Life Differences Between Fibromyalgia Patients and Healthy Controls. Quality of Life Research, 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1604-7
4. Bica, T., Castelló, R., Toussaint, L. L. and Montesó-Curto, P. (2017), Depression as a risk factor of organic diseases: An international integrative review. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 49(4), 389–399. doi:10.1111/jnu.12303
5. Toussaint, L., Housholder, K., Janssen, K., Mansfield, A., & Lynch, B. (2017). Slowing BMI growth trajectories in elementary school-aged children: The Food and Fitness Initiative. Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion and Maintenance 40(3), 192-197. doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000151
6. Toussaint, L., Barry, M., Angus, D., Bornfriend, L., & Markman, M. (2017). Self-Forgiveness is Associated with Reduced Psychological Distress in Cancer Patients and Unmatched Caregivers: Hope and Self-Blame as Mediating Mechanisms. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 1-17. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2017.1309615
7. Toussaint, L., Lange, L., Chen, W., Hodge, M., O’Connor, M., & Fleming, R. (2017). Control-Oriented Coping Buffers Stress Responses in Evacuees from a Technological Accident. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research. doi: 10.1111/jabr.12062
8. Benor, D., Rossiter-Thornton, J., & Toussaint, L. (2017). A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Wholistic Hybrid Derived from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Emotional Freedom Techniques (WHEE) for Self-Treatment of Pain, Depression, and Anxiety in Chronic Pain Patients. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine22, 268-277. doi: 10.1177%2F2156587216659400.
9. Toussaint, L., Kalayjian, A., Herman, K., Hein, A., Maseko, & Diakonova-Curtis, D. (2017). Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Forgiveness, and Meaning in Life in Four Traumatized Regions of the World. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 6, 5-16. doi:
10. Toussaint, L. L., Kalayjian, A., & Diakonova-Curtis, D. (2017). Forgiveness makes sense: Forgiving others enhances the salutary associations of meaning-making with traumatic stress symptoms. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23, 85-88. doi: 10.1037/pac0000187.
11. Dezutter, J., Offenbaecher, M., Vallejo, M. A., Vanhooren, S., Thauvoye, E., & Toussaint, L. (2016). Chronic pain care: The importance of a biopsychosocial-existential approach. The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 51(6), 563-575. doi: 10.1177/0091217417696738
12. Shields, G., Toussaint, L., & Slavich, G. (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.
13. Offenbächer, M., Dezutter, J., Kohls, N., Sigl, C., Vallejo, M., Rivera, J., Bauerdorf, F., Schelling, J., Vincent, A., Hirsch, J., Sirois, F., Webb, J., Toussaint, L. (2016). Struggling with Adversities of Life: The Role of Forgiveness in Patients Suffering from Fibromyalgia. Clinical Journal of Pain. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000432.
14. Worthington, E. L., Griffin, B. J., Toussaint, L. L., Nonterah, C. W., Utsey, S. O., Garthe, R. C. (2016). Forgiveness as a Catalyst for Psychological, Physical, and Spiritual Resilience in Disasters and Crises. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 44, 152-165.
15. Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Forgiveness, stress, and health: A 5-week dynamic parallel process study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s12160-016-9796-6.
16. Toussaint, L. L., Worthington, Jr., E. L. Van Tongeren, D. R., Hook, J., Berry, J. W., Miller, A. J., & Davis, D. E. (2016). Forgiveness Working:  Forgiveness, Health, and Productivity in the Workplace. American Journal of Health Promotion. doi: 10.1177%2F0890117116662312
17. Toussaint, L. & Webb, J. R. (2016). The Humble Mind and Body: A Theoretical Model and Review of Evidence Linking Humility to Health and Well-Being. In E. L. Worthington Jr., D. E. Davis, & J. N. Hook. (Eds.). Handbook of Humility: Theory, Research, and Applications. New York: Routledge.
18. McAllister, S., Toussaint, L., Williams, D., Hoskin, T., Whipple, M., & Vincent, A. (2016). Perceived Dyscognition Reported by Patients With Fibromyalgia. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 34(2 Suppl 96), S48-54.
19. Toussaint, L., Marschall, J., Kamble, S., & Duggi, D. (2016).  The Effects of Brief Prayer on the Experience of Forgiveness: An American and Indian Comparison.  International Journal of Psychology, 51, 288–295. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12139.