Publications

Wright, R. C., Junghaenel, D. U., Rivas, R., Hristidis, V., & Robbins, M. L. (2020). A new approach to capturing pain disclosure in daily life in-person and online. Journal of Health Psychology, Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/1359105320918322

Sillars, A. A., Nicolaides, C., Karan, A., Wright, R. C., Robbins, M. L., & Davis, E. L. (2020). Gender differences in the associations of reappraisal and humor styles. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1515/humor-2019-0016

Robbins, M. L., Karan, A. (2020). Who gossips and how in everyday life. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 11, 185-195. DOI: 10.1177/1948550619837000

Robbins, M. L., Wright, R. C., López, A. M., & Weihs, K. (2019). Interpersonal positive reframing in the daily lives of couples coping with breast cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 37, 160-177.  DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2018.1555198 click to download

McCoy, T., & Robbins, M. L. (2019). Too (psychologically) close for comfort? A comparison of verbal immediacy among adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs) and non-ACOAs. Substance Use and Misuse. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1560470

Karan, A., Rosenthal, R., & Robbins, M. L. (2018). Meta-analytic evidence that we-talk predicts relationship and personal functioning in romantic couples. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36, 2624-2651. DOI: 10.1177/0265407518795336 pdf

German, K., Sweeny, K., & Robbins, M. L. (2018). Investigating the role of the faculty advisor in doctoral students’ career trajectories. Professional Development in Education, 45, 762-773. DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2018.1511454

Robbins, M. L., Karan, A., Lopez, A. M., & Weihs, K. L. (2018). Naturalistically observing non-cancer conversations among couples coping with breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 27, 2206-2213. DOI: 10.1002/pon.4797 pdf

Minor, K.S., Davis, B.J., Marggraf, M.P., Luther, L., Robbins, M.L. (2018). Words matter: Implementing the Electronically Activated Recorder in schizotypy. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 9, 133-143. DOI: 10.1037/per0000266

Robbins, M. L. (2017). Practical suggestions for legal and ethical concerns with social environment sampling methods. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 573-580. DOI: 10.1177/1948550617699253 pdf

Manson, J. H., & Robbins, M. L. (2017). New evaluation of the Electronically Activated Recorder (EAR): Obtrusiveness, compliance, and participant self-selection effects. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1-18. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00658 pdf

Karan, A., Wright, R. C., & Robbins, M. L. (2017). Everyday emotion word and personal pronoun use reflects dyadic adjustment among couples coping with breast cancer. Personal Relationships, 24, 36-48. pdf

Nelson, S. K., Robbins, M. L., Andrews, S. E., & Sweeny, K. (2017). Disrupted transition to parenthood: Gender moderates the association between miscarriage and uncertainty about conception. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research,76, 380-392. DOI: 10.1007/s11199-015-0564-z. pdf

Janssen, C. W., Lowry, C. A., Mehl, M. R., Allen, J. B., Kelly, K. L., …Robbins, M. L., … Raison, C. L. (2016). Whole body hyperthermia for the treatment of major depressive disorder: A randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 73, 789-795. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.1031 pdf

Alisic, E., Revathi, N. K., Robbins, M. L., Mehl, M. R. (2016). A comparison of parent and child narratives of children’s recovery from trauma. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 35, 224-235. DOI: 10.1177/0261927X15599557  pdf

Sweeny, K., Andrews, S. E., Nelson, S. K., Robbins, M. L. (2015). Waiting for a baby: Recollections of navigating uncertainty while trying to conceive. Social Science & Medicine, 141, 123-132. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.07.031  pdf

Robbins, M. L., López, A. M., Weihs, K. L., & Mehl, M. R. (2014). Cancer conversations in context: Naturalistic observation of couples coping with breast cancer. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 380-390. DOI: 10.1037/a0036458  pdf

Robbins, M. L., & Kubiak, T. (2014). Ecological momentary assessment in behavioral medicine research and practice. In D. I. Mostofsky (Ed.), Handbook of Behavioral Medicine. Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  pdf

Stadler, G., Robbins, M. L., Laurenceau, J. P., Bolger, N. (2013). Longitudinal methods in the health sciences: Four recommendations. The European Health Psychologist, 15, 57-66.  pdf

Robbins, M. L., Mehl, M. R., Smith, H. L., & Weihs, K. L. (2013). Linguistic indicators of patient, couple, and family adjustment following breast cancer, Psycho-Oncology, 22, 1501-1508. DOI: 10.1002/pon.3161  pdf

Mehl, M. R., Robbins, M. L., & Holleran, S. E.(2012). How taking a word for a word can be problematic: Context-dependent linguistic markers of extraversion and neuroticism. Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences, 3, 30-50.  pdf

Mehl, M. R., Robbins, M. L., & große Deters, F. (2012). Naturalistic observation of health-relevant social processes: The electronically activated recorder (EAR) methodology in psychosomatics. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74, 410-417. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182545470  pdf

Mehl, M. R. & Robbins, M. L. (2012). Naturalistic observation sampling: The Electronically Activated Recorder (EAR). In M. R. Mehl & T. S. Conner (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods for Studying Daily Life. New York, NY: Guilford Press.  pdf

Robbins, M. L., Focella, E. S., Kasle, S., Weihs, K. L., López, A. M., & Mehl, M. R., (2011). Naturalistically observed swearing, emotional support and depressive symptoms in women coping with illness. Health Psychology, 30, 789-792. DOI: 10.1037/a0023431  pdf

Robbins, M. L., Mehl, M. R., Holleran, S. E., & Kasle, S. (2011). Naturalistically observed sighing and depression in rheumatoid arthritis patients: A preliminary study. Health Psychology, 30, 129-133. DOI: 10.1037/a0021558  pdf