*Student author    ++Senior and/or corresponding author


*Zimmaro LA, Sephton SE, *Siwik CJ, Phillips KM, Rebholz WN, Kraemer HC, Giese-Davis J, Wilson L, Bumpous JM, Cash ED. Depressive symptoms predict head and neck cancer survival: Examining plausible behavioral and biological pathways. Cancer. 2018 Mar 1;124(5):1053-1060. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31109. Epub 2018 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 29355901; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5821545.

*Rebholz WN, Cash E, *Zimmaro LA, *Bayley-Veloso R, *Phillips K, *Siwik C, Chagpar AB, Dhabhar FS, Spiegel D, *Bell BS, and ++Sephton SE. Distress and quality of life in an ethnically diverse sample awaiting breast cancer surgery. Journal of Health Psychology 2018 Sep;23(11):1438-1451. doi: 10.1177/1359105316659916. Epub 2016 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 27466289.


Siwik, C., Hicks, A., Phillips, K., Rebholz, W. N., Zimmaro, L. A., Weissbecker, I., ... & Sephton, S. E. (2017). Impact of coping strategies on perceived stress, depression, and cortisol profiles among gynecologic cancer patients. Journal of health psychology,

Segerstrom, S.C., Sephton, S.E. and Westgate, P.M., (2017). Intraindividual variability in cortisol: Approaches, illustrations, and recommendations. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 78, pp.114-124.

Babson, K.A., Woodward, S.H., Schaer, M., Sephton, S.E. and Kaloupek, D.G., (2017). Salivary Cortisol and Regional Brain Volumes Among Veterans With and Without Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(4), pp.372-379.


*Zimmaro, L.A., Salmon, P., *Naidu, H., *Rowe, J., *Phillips, K., *Rebholz, W.N., Giese-Davis, J., Cash, E., *Dreeben, S.J., *Bayley-Veloso, R., *Jablonski, M.E., Hicks, A., Siwik, C., and ++Sephton, S.E., (2016). Association of dispositional mindfulness with stress, cortisol, and well-being among university undergraduate students. Mindfulness7(4), pp.874-885.

Segerstrom, S.C., Geiger, P.J., Boggero, I.A., Schmitt, F.A. and Sephton, S.E., (2016). Endogenous cortisol exposure and declarative verbal memory: A longitudinal study of healthy older adults. Psychosomatic medicine78(2), pp.182-191.


Segerstrom, S. C., Geiger, P. J., Boggero, I. A., Schmitt, F. A., & Sephton, S. E. (2015). Endogenous Cortisol Exposure and Declarative Verbal Memory: A Longitudinal Study of Healthy Older Adults. Psychosomatic medicine.

Cash, E., ++Sephton, S.E., Chagpar, A.B., Spiegel, D., *Rebholz, W.N., *Zimmaro, L.A., Tillie, J.M. and Dhabhar, F.S. (2015). Circadian disruption and biomarkers of tumor progression in breast cancer patients awaiting surgery. Brain, behavior, and immunity48, 102-114.

*Thompson, D. J., Weissbecker, I., Cash, E., Simpson, D. M., *Daup, M., & ++Sephton, S. E. (2015). Stress and cortisol in disaster evacuees: an exploratory study on associations with social protective factors. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 40(1): 33-44.

Meeks, S., Van Haitsma, K., Mast, B.T., Arnold, S., Streim, J.E., Sephton, S., Smith, P.J., Kleban, M. and Rovine, M., (2015). Psychological and social resources relate to biomarkers of allostasis in newly admitted nursing home residents. Aging & mental health, 20(1), 88-99.

Cash, E., Salmon, P., *Weissbecker, I., *Rebholz, W.N., Bayley-Veloso, R., *Zimmaro, L.A., *Floyd, A., *Dedert, E. and ++Sephton, S.E. (2015). Mindfulness meditation alleviates fibromyalgia symptoms in women: Results of a randomized clinical trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine49(3), 319-330.


Segerstrom, S.C., *Boggero, I.A., Smith, G.T., Sephton, S.E.. (2014) Variability and reliability of diurnal cortisol in younger and older adults: Implications for design decisions. Psychoneuroendocrinology 49: 299-309.

Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., *Naaz, F., *Mattingly, W., *Roberts, J., & Sephton, S. E. (2014). Learning with interactive computer graphics in the undergraduate neuroscience classroom. Advances in health sciences education, 19(4):507-528.


Sephton, S. E., Lush, E., Dedert, E. A., Floyd, A. R., Rebholz, W. N., Dhabhar, F. S., Spiegel, D., & Salmon, P. (2013). Diurnal cortisol rhythm as a predictor of lung cancer survival. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 30 Suppl, S163-170. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2012.07.019

Williams, S. R., Cash, E., Daup, M., Geronimi, E. M., Sephton, S. E., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2013). Exploring patterns in cortisol synchrony among anxious and nonanxious mother and child dyads: a preliminary study. Biol Psychol, 93(2), 287-295. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.02.015

Out, D., Granger, D. A., Sephton, S. E., & Segerstrom, S. C. (2013). Disentangling sources of individual differences in diurnal salivary α-amylase: Reliability, stability and sensitivity to context. Psychoneuroendocrinology 38: 367-375. DOI information: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.06.013

*Williams, S.R., *Cash, E., *Daup, M., *Geronimi, M.C., Sephton, S.E., and Woodruff-Borden, J. (2013) Exploring Patterns in Cortisol Synchrony among Anxious and Nonanxious Mother and Child Dyads: A Pilot Study.  Biological psychology, 93(2):287-295.

Out, D., Granger, D.A., Sephton, S. E., & Segerstrom, S.C. (2013). Disentangling sources of individual differences in diurnal salivary α-amylase: Reliability, stability and sensitivity to context. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38: 367-375.

Sephton, S.E. , *Lush, E. D., *Dedert, E. A., *Floyd, A. R., *Gesler, W.N., Dhabhar, F. S., Spiegel, D., & Salmon, P. (2013). Diurnal cortisol rhythm as a predictor of lung cancer survival. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 30:S163-170.


Dedert, E.A.,Lush, E.D., Chagpar, A., Dhabhar, F.S., Segerstrom, S.C., Spiegel, D., Dayyat, E., Daup, M.B., McMasters, K., and Sephton, S.E. . (2012) Stress, Coping and Circadian Disruption among Women Awaiting Breast Cancer Surgery. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 44(1): 10-20. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-012-9352-y.


Floyd, A.R., Dedert, E., Ghate, S, Salmon, P., Weissbecker, I., Studts, J.L., Stetson, B., and Sephton, S.E.  Depression may mediate the relationship between sense of coherence and quality of life in lung cancer patients.  Journal of Health Psychology, 16(2): 249-257 (2011).

Simpson, D.M., Weissbecker, I., and Sephton, S.E. (2011). Extreme Weather-Related Events: Implications for Mental Health and Well-Being. In I. Weissbecker Ed. Climate Change and Human Well-Being,International and Cultural Psychology. Springer:  New York, NY.


Weinrib, A.Z., Sephton, S.E., DeGeest, K., Penedo, F., Bender, D., Zimmerman, B., Kirschbaum, C., Sood, A.K., Lubaroff, D.M., and Lutgendorf, S.K.  Diurnal cortisol dysregulation, functional disability and depression in women with ovarian cancer.  Cancer, 116(18):4410-9 (2010).

Eismann, E.A., Lush, E., and Sephton, S.E.  Circadian effects in cancer-relevant psychoneuroendocrine and immune pathways.  Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35(7): 963-976 (2010).

Segerstrom, S.C., and Sephton, S.E.  Optimistic expectancies and cell-mediated immunity:   The role of positive affect.  Psychological Science, 21(3): 448-455 (2010).

El-Mallakh, R.S., Stoddard, M., Jortani, S., El-Masri, A., Sephton, S.E., and Valdes, R.  Aberrant regulation of endogenous ouabain-like factor in bipolar subjects.  Psychiatry Research, 178: 116-120 (2010).


Sephton, S.E., Dhabhar, F. S., Keuroghlian, A. S., Giese-Davis, J., McEwen, B. S., Ionan, A. C., and Spiegel, D.  Depression, cortisol, and suppressed cell-mediated immunity in metastatic breast cancer.  Brain Behavior, and Immunity, 23(8)1148-1155 (2009).

Lush, E., Salmon, P., Floyd, A., Studts, J.L., Weissbecker, I., and Sephton, S.E.  Mindfulness meditation for symptom reduction in fibromyalgia:  Psychophysiological correlates.  Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 16(2):  200-207 (2009).

Salmon, P., Lush. E., Jablonski, M., and Sephton, S.E.  Yoga and mindfulness:  Clinical aspects of an ancient mind/body practice.  Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 16(1):  59-72 (2009).

Sephton, S.E., Dhabhar, F. S., Keuroghlian, A. S.,* Giese-Davis, J., McEwen, B. S., Ionan, A. C.,* and Spiegel, D.  Depression, cortisol, and suppressed cell-mediated immunity in metastatic breast cancer.  Brain Behavior, and Immunity, 23(8)1148-1155 (2009).

**Lush, E., Salmon, P., Floyd, A., Studts, J.L., Weissbecker, I., and Sephton, S.E.. Mindfulness Meditation for Symptom Reduction in Fibromyalgia: Psychophysiological Correlates. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 16(2), 200-207. (2009).

Salmon, P., Lush. E., Jablonski, M., and Sephton, S.E.. Yoga and Mindfulness: Clinical Aspects of an Ancient Mind/Body Practice. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 16(1): 59-72 (2009).


Salmon, P.G., Santorelli, S.F., Sephton, S.E., and Kabat-Zinn J.(2008).  Intervention elements promoting adherence to mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) programs in a clinical behavioral medicine setting. In S.A. Shumaker, J.K. Ockene, & K.A. Riekert Eds.  The Handbook of Health Behavior Change, 3rd edition, pp. 271-286. New York, NY:  Springer.

Weissbecker, I., Sephton, S.E., Martin, M.B., and Simpson D.M.. Psychological and Physiological Correlates of Stress in Children Exposed to Disaster: A Review of Current Research and Recommendations for Intervention. Children, Youth and Environments18(1): 3-32 (2008).

Lutgendorf, S.K., Weinrib, A.Z., Penedo, F., Russell, D., DeDeest, K., Costanzo, E.S., Henderson, P.J., Sephton, S.E., Rohleder, N., Lucci, J.A., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K., and Lubaroff, D.M. Interleukin-6, cortisol and depressive symptoms in ovarian cancer patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology 26(29):1-9 (2008).


Sephton, S.E., Salmon, P., Weissbecker, I., Ulmer, C., Hoover, K., and Studts, J. Mindfulness Meditation Alleviates Depressive Symptoms in Women with Fibromyalgia: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial Arthritis Care & Research, 57(1): 77-85 (2007).


Giese-Davis, J., Di Miceli, S., Sephton, S., and Spiegel, D. Emotional expression and diurnal cortisol slope in women with metastatic breast cancer in supportive-expressive group therapy: a preliminary study.Biological Psychology, 73(2):190-198 (2006).

Gallagher-Thompson D, Shurgot GR, Rider K, Gray HL, McKibbin CL, Kraemer HC, Sephton, S. E., and Thompson, L. W.. Ethnicity, Stress, and Cortisol Function in Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Women: A Preliminary Study of Family Dementia Caregivers and Noncaregivers. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry14(4):334-342 (2006).

Sephton, S.E., Kraemer, H.C., Stites, D.P., Di Miceli, S., Weissbecker, I., and Spiegel, D. Improving Methods of Assessing Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research 15(1):12-21 (2006).

Antoni, M.H., Lutgendorf, S.K., Cole, S.W., Dhabhar, F.S., Sephton, S.E., McDonald, P.G., Stefanek, M., and Sood, A.K. The Influence of Biobehavioral Factors on Tumor Biology: Pathways and Mechanisms Nature Reviews Cancer6(3), 240-248 (2006).

Giese-Davis, J., Wilhelm, F.H., Conrad, A., Abercrombie, H., Sephton, S., Yutsis, M., Taylor, C.B., Kraemer, H.C., and Spiegel, D. Depression and Stress Reactivity in Metastatic Breast Cancer.Psychosomatic Medicine68(5), 675-683 (2006).

**Weissbecker, I., Floyd, A., Dedert, E., McGuffin, S., Salmon, P., and Sephton, S.  Childhood Trauma and Diurnal Cortisol Disruption in Fibromyalgia SyndromePsychoneuroendocrinology31(3), 312-24 (2006).


Nes, L.S., Segerstrom, S.C., and Sephton, S.E.. Engagement and arousal: Optimism’s effects during a brief stressor. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin31: 111 – 120 (2005).

Blake-Mortimer, J.S., Sephton, S.E., Kimerling, R., Butler, L., Bernstein, A.S.,* and Spiegel, D. Chronic stress, depression and immunity in spouses of metastatic breast cancer patients. Clinical Psychologist. Vol 9(2) 59-63 (2005).


Salmon, P., Sephton, S.E., Weissbecker, I., Hoover, K., and Studts, J.. Mindfulness meditation in clinical practice. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 11: 434-446(2004).

Giese-Davis, J., Sephton, S.E., Abercrombie, H., Duran, R.E.F., and Spiegel, D. Repression is associated with a flattening of diurnal cortisol rhythm in women with metastatic breast cancer. Health Psychology23(6): 645-650 (2004).

Turner-Cobb, J.M., Koopman, C., Rabinowitz, J.D., Terr, A.I., Sephton, S.E., and Spiegel, D.. The interaction of social network size and stressful life events predict delayed-type hypersensitivity among women with metastic breast cancer. International Journal of Psychophysiology54: 241-249 (2004).

Blake-Mortimer, J.S., Sephton, S.E., Carlson, R.W., Stites, D. and Spiegel, D. Cytotoxic T lymphocyte counts and survival time in women with metastatic breast cancer.The Breast Journal10(3); 195-199 (2004).

**Dedert, E.A., Studts, J.L., Weissbecker, I., Salmon, P.G., Banis, P.L., and Sephton, S.E.. Religiosity may help preserve the cortisol rhythm in women with stress-related illness. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine34(1): 61-77 (2004).

Abercrombie, H.C., Giese-Davis, J., Sephton, S., Epel, E.S., Turner-Cobb, J.M., and Spiegel, D.. Flattened cortisol rhythms in metastatic breast cancer patients. Psychoneuroendocrinology29, 1082-1092 (2004).


Sephton, S., Studts, J., Hoover, K., Weissbecker, I., Lynch, G., Ho, I., McGuffin, S., and Salmon, P..Biological and psychological factors associated with memory function in fibromyalgia syndrome. Health Psychology22(6), 592–597 (2003).

Sephton, S. and Spiegel, D.. Circadian disruption in cancer: A neuroendocrine-immune pathway from stress to disease? Brain, Behavior and Immunity17(5): 321-328 (2003).

Koopman, C., Sephton, S., Abercrombie, H., Classen, C., Butler, L., Gore-Felton, C., Borggrefe, A., and Spiegel, D.. Dissociative symptoms and cortisol responses to recounting traumatic experiences among childhood sexual abuse survivors with PTSD. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation4(4), 29-46 (2003).


**Weissbecker, I., Salmon, P., Studts, J., Floyd, A., Dedert, E., and Sephton, S.. Sense of coherence in women with fibromyalgia is enhanced by a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 9(4); 297-307, (2002).

Koopman, C., Nouriani, B., Erickson, V., Anupindi, R., Butler, L., Bachmann, M., Sephton, S., and Spiegel, D.. Sleep disturbances in women with metastatic breast cancer.The Breast Journal.8(6); 362-70 (2002).

Spiegel, D. and Sephton, S.E.. Re: Night shift work, light at night, and risk of breast cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute.94(7): 530, discussion 532-3, (2002).

Schrodt, R. and Sephton, S.E.(2002).  Psychosocial aspects of breast cancer. In W.L. Donegan and J.S. Spratt  (Eds.)  Cancer of the Breast, Fifth Edition. WB Saunders:  Orlando, FL. 959-966.

2001 & Beyond

Sephton, S.E., Koopman, C., Schaal, M., Thoreson, C., and Spiegel, D.. Spiritual expression and immune status in women with metastatic breast cancer: an exploratory study. The Breast Journal.7(5); 345-353 (2001).

Spiegel, D. and Sephton, S.. Psychoneuroimmune and endocrine pathways in cancer:  effects of stress and support. Seminars in Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 6(4):252-265 (2001).

Turner-Cobb, J.M., Sephton, S.E., and Spiegel, D. (2001).  Psychosocial Effects on Immune Function and Disease Progression in Cancer:  Human Studies.  In R. Ader (Ed.)  Psychoneuroimmunology.  Academic Press:  San Diego CA. 565-82.

Sephton, S.E., Sapolsky, R., Kraemer, H.C., and Spiegel, D.. Diurnal cortisol rhythm as a predictor of breast cancer survival. Journal of the National Cancer Institute92(12), 994-1000 (2000).

Turner-Cobb, J.M., Sephton, S.E., Koopman, C., Blake-Mortimer, J., and Spiegel, D.. Social support and salivary cortisol in women with metastatic breast cancer.Psychosomatic Medicine62(3), 337-345 (2000).

Spiegel, D., Sephton, S.E., Terr, A.I., and Stites, D.P.. Effects of psychosocial treatment in prolonging cancer survival may be mediated by neuroimmmune pathways.  Annals of the New YorkAcademy of Sciences,840; 674-83 (1998).

Classen, C., Sephton, S.E., Diamond, S. and Spiegel, D. (1998).  Studies of Life-Extending Psychosocial Interventions.   In J. Holland (Ed.)  Psycho-Oncology. New York:  Oxford Press. 730-42.

Rhees, R.W., Kirk, B.A., Sephton, S.E.,* and Lephart, E.D.  Effects of prenatal testosterone on sexual behavior, reproductive morphology and LH secretion in the female rat.  Developmental Neuroscience, 19:430-437 (1997).

Stalcup, J., Sephton, S.E., Nath, R., Quinn, E., Meckler, R., Zabel, K., Harper, L., Temple, L., Hartshorn, R., and Abramson, J. (1995).  MedWorks Anatomy & Physiology:  The Complete Resource for Serious Study.Sonoma, California:  Victory Technology. 475 page textbook and accompanying CD-ROM.

Arogasami, J., Conlee, R.K., Booth, L., Diaz, R., Gregory, T., Sephton, S.E.,* Wilson, G., and Winder, W.W.  Effects of exercise on insulin-induced hypoglycemia.  Journal of Applied Physiology, 69(2):  686-93 (1990).