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Publications

Positive affect skills may improve pain management in people with HIV
Addington EL, Cheung EO, Moskowitz JT
Journal of Health Psychology. 2018 Apr; 1-12: doi:10.1177/1359105318769355
 

Life enhancing activities for family caregivers of people with dementia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a positive affect skills intervention
Verstaen A, Moskowitz JT, Snowberg KE, Merrilees J, Dowling GA
Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials. 2018 Feb; 10:1-12: doi:10.2147/OAJCT.S150597
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Twelve-month outcomes of a randomized trial of a moderate-carbohydrate versus very low-carbohydrate diet in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus or prediabetes
Saslow LR, Daubenmier JJ, Moskowitz JT, Kim S, Murphy EJ, Phinney SD, Ploutz-Snyder R, Goldman V, Cox RM, Mason AE, Moran P, Hecht FM
Nutrition and Diabetes. 2017 Dec; 7(302): doi:10.1038/s41387-017-0006-9.
PMID: 29269731
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Positive and Negative Self-Conscious Emotion and Transmission Risk Following HIV Diagnosis
Moskowitz JT
AIDS and Behavior. 2017 Oct 30; 1-7. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-1943-y.
PMID: 29086116 ISSN: 1090-7165

Randomized controlled trial of a positive affect intervention for people newly diagnosed with HIV
Moskowitz JT, Carrico AW, Duncan LG, Cohn MA, Cheung EO, Batchelder A, Martinez L, Segawa E, Acree M, Folkman S
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2017 May; 85(5): 409-423. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000188.
PMID: 28333512 PMCID: 28333512 ISSN: 0022-006X
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An online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial
Saslow LR, Mason AE, Kim S, Goldman V, Ploutz-Snyder R, Bayandorian H, Daubenmier J, Hecht FM, Moskowitz JT
Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2017 Feb; 19(2): doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.5806.
PMID: 28193599 PMCID: 28193599 ISSN: 1438-8871
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A community-engaged randomized controlled trial of an integrative intervention with HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men
Carrico AW, Jain J, Discepola MV, Olem D, Andrews R, Woods WJ, Neilands TB, Shoptaw S, Gómez W, Dilworth SE, Moskowitz JT
BMC Public Health. 2016 Jul 30; 16(1): doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3325-1.
PMID: 27476110 PMCID: 27476110 ISSN: 1471-2458
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A randomized pilot trial of a positive affect skill intervention (lessons in linking affect and coping) for women with metastatic breast cancer
Cheung EO, Cohn MA, Dunn LB, Melisko ME, Morgan S, Penedo FJ, Salsman JM, Shumay DM, Moskowitz JT
Psycho-Oncology. 2016 Jan; doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4312.
PMID: 27862646 PMCID: 27862646 ISSN: 1057-9249
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Positive Affect and Health Behaviors Across 5 Years in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease: The Heart and Soul Study
Sin NL, Moskowitz JT, Whooley MA.
Psychosomatic Medicine. 2015 Nov;77(9):1058-1066.doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000238.
ISSN: 00333174
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Dispositional mindfulness in people with HIV: Associations with psychological and physical health
Moskowitz JT, Duncan LG, Moran PJ, Acree M, Epel ES, Kemeny ME, Hecht FM, Folkman S.
Personality and Individual Differences. 2015 Nov;86:88-93.doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.05.039.
ISSN: 01918869
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Training in ChiRunning to reduce blood pressure: A randomized controlled pilot study
McDermott K, Kumar D, Goldman V, Feng H, Mehling W, Moskowitz JT, Souza RB, Hecht FM.
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015 Oct 15;15(1):doi:10.1186/s12906-015-0895-x.
ISSN: 14726882
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Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of an Integrative Intervention with Methamphetamine-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men
Carrico AW, Gómez W, Siever MD, Discepola MV, Dilworth SE, Moskowitz JT.
Archives of Sexual Behavior. 2015 Jun 30;44(7):1861-1867.doi:10.1007/s10508-015-0505-5.
ISSN: 00040002
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Pilot Trial of an Expressive Writing Intervention with HIV-Positive Methamphetamine-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men
Carrico AW, Nation A, Gómez W, Dilworth SE, Johnson MO, Moskowitz JT, Rose CD, Sundberg J.
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 2015 Jun;29(2):277-282.doi:10.1037/adb0000031.
ISSN: 0893164X
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The Psychological Context of Sexual Compulsivity Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
Jerome RC, Woods WJ, Moskowitz JT, Carrico AW.
AIDS and Behavior. 2015 May 10;doi:10.1007/s10461-015-1083-1.
ISSN: 10907165
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A text messaging intervention to improve retention in care and virologic suppression in a U.S. urban safety-net HIV clinic: Study protocol for the Connect4Care (C4C) randomized controlled trial
Christopoulos KA, Riley ED, Tulsky J, Carrico AW, Moskowitz JT, Wilson L, Coffin LS, Falahati V, Akerley J, Hilton JF.
BMC Infectious Diseases. 2014 Dec 31;14(1):doi:10.1186/s12879-014-0718-6.
ISSN: 14712334
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An online positive affect skills intervention reduces depression in adults with type 2 diabetes
Cohn MA, Pietrucha ME, Saslow LR, Hult JR, Moskowitz JT.
Journal of Positive Psychology. 2014 Nov 2;9(6):523-534.doi:10.1080/17439760.2014.920410.
ISSN: 17439760
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Randomized controlled trial of a positive affect intervention to reduce stress in people newly diagnosed with HIV; protocol and design for the IRISS study
Moskowitz JT, Carrico AW, Cohn MA, Duncan LG, Bussolari C, Layous K, Hult JR, Brousset A, Cotten P, Maurer S, Pietrucha ME, Acree M, Wrubel J, Johnson MO, Hecht FM, Folkman S.
Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials. 2014 Sep 22;6:85-100.doi:10.2147/OAJCT.S64645.
ISSN: 11791519
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A randomized pilot trial of a moderate carbohydrate diet compared to a very low carbohydrate diet in overweight or obese individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus or prediabetes
Saslow LR, Kim S, Daubenmier JJ, Moskowitz JT, Phinney SD, Goldman V, Murphy EJ, Cox RM, Moran P, Hecht FM.
PLoS ONE. 2014 Apr 9;9(4):doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091027.
PMID: 24717684 PMCID: 24717684 ISSN: 19326203
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Speaking under pressure: Low linguistic complexity is linked to high physiological and emotional stress reactivity
Saslow LR, Mccoy S, van der Löwe I, Cosley B, Vartan A, Oveis C, Keltner D, Moskowitz JT, Epel ES.
Psychophysiology. 2014 Mar;51(3):257-266.doi:10.1111/psyp.12171.
PMID: 24354732 PMCID: 24354732 ISSN: 00485772
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Awareness and coping with emotion in schizophrenia: Acceptability, feasibility and case illustrations
Caponigro JM, Moran EK, Kring AM, Moskowitz JT.
Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. 2014 Jan;21(4):371-380.doi:10.1002/cpp.1839.
ISSN: 10633995
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Positive affect promotes engagement in care after HIV diagnosis
Carrico AW, Moskowitz JT.
Health Psychology. 2014 Jan;33(7):686-689.doi:10.1037/hea0000011.
PMID: 24245846 ISSN: 02786133
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Life enhancing activities for family caregivers of people with frontotemporal dementia
Dowling GA, Merrilees J, Mastick J, Chang VY, Hubbard E, Moskowitz JT.
Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders. 2014 Jan;28(2):175-181.doi:10.1097/WAD.0b013e3182a6b905.
PMID: 24113564 ISSN: 08930341

Illness Appraisals and Depression in the First Year after HIV Diagnosis
Moskowitz JT, Wrubel J, Hult JR, Maurer S, Acree M.
PLoS ONE. 2013 Oct 25;8(10):doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078904.
PMID: 24205346 PMCID: 24205346 ISSN: 19326203
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Positive affect and processes of recovery among treatment-seeking methamphetamine users
Carrico AW, Woods WJ, Siever MD, Discepola MV, Dilworth SE, Neilands TB, Miller N, Moskowitz JT.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013 Oct;132(3):624-629.doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.04.018.
PMID: 23684632 PMCID: 23684632 ISSN: 03768716
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A randomized study of the effects of mindfulness training on psychological well-being and symptoms of stress in patients treated for cancer at 6-month follow-up
Bränström R, Kvillemo P, Moskowitz JT.
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2012 Dec;19(4):535-542.doi:10.1007/s12529-011-9192-3.
PMID: 21931958 PMCID: 21931958 ISSN: 10705503
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Positive Affect in the Midst of Distress: Implications for Role Functioning
Moskowitz JT, Shmueli-Blumberg D, Acree M, Folkman S.
Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 2012 Nov;22(6):502-518.doi:10.1002/casp.1133.
ISSN: 10529284
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Coping Interventions and the Regulation of Positive Affect
Moskowitz JT.
The Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health, and Coping. 2012 Sep 18;doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195375343.013.0020.
A positive affect intervention for people experiencing health-related stress: Development and non-randomized pilot test

A Positive Affect Intervention for People Experiencing Health-Related Stress: Development and Non-randomized Pilot Test
Moskowitz JT, Hult JR, Duncan LG, Cohn MA, Maurer S, Bussolari C, Acree M.
Journal of Health Psychology. 2012 Jul;17(5):676-692.doi:10.1177/1359105311425275.
PMID: 22021272 PMCID: 22021272 ISSN: 13591053
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Social hierarchy and depression: The role of emotion suppression
Langner CA, Epel ES, Matthews KA, Moskowitz JT, Adler NE.
Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied. 2012 Jul;146(4):417-436.doi:10.1080/00223980.2011.652234.
PMID: 22808688 ISSN: 00223980
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Psychological processes and stimulant use among men who have sex with men
Carrico AW, Pollack LM, Stall RD, Shade SB, Neilands TB, Rice TM, Woods WJ, Moskowitz JT.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2012 Jun;123(1-3):79-83.doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.10.020.
PMID: 22088656 PMCID: 22088656 ISSN: 03768716
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Disclosure and nondisclosure among people newly diagnosed with HIV: An analysis from a stress and coping perspective
Hult JR, Wrubel J, Bränström R, Acree M, Moskowitz JT.
AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2012 Mar;26(3):181-190.doi:10.1089/apc.2011.0282.
PMID: 22256856 PMCID: 22256856 ISSN: 10872914
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Mindfulness-based stress reduction for HIV treatment side effects: A randomized, wait-list controlled trial
Duncan LG, Moskowitz JT, Neilands TB, Dilworth SE, Hecht FM, Johnson MO.
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2012 Feb;43(2):161-171.doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.04.007.
PMID: 21925831 PMCID: 21925831 ISSN: 08853924
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The effect of prophylaxis on pediatric HIV costs
Wilson LS, Hensic L, Paoli CJ, Basu R, Christenson M, Moskowitz JT, Wara D.
AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 2012 Jan;24(1):108-118.doi:10.1080/09540121.2011.592818.
PMID: 21780991 PMCID: 21780991 ISSN: 09540121
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The association between dispositional mindfulness, psychological well-being, and perceived health in a Swedish population-based sample
Bränström R, Duncan LG, Moskowitz JT.
British Journal of Health Psychology. 2011 May;16(2):300-316.doi:10.1348/135910710X501683.
PMID: 21489058 PMCID: 21489058 ISSN: 1359107X
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Positive Psychological States and Biological Processes
Low CA, Bower JE, Moskowitz JT, Epel ES.
Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward. 2011 May;doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0004.

Pediatric HIV Costs Across Three Treatment Eras from 1986 to 2007
Wilson LS, Basu R, Christenson M, Hensic L, Paoli C, Wara D, Moskowitz JT.
Pediatrics. 2010 Sep;126(3):e541-e549.doi:10.1542/peds.2009-3485.
PMID: 20696721 ISSN: 00314005

Affective correlates of stimulant use and adherence to anti-retroviral therapy among HIV-positive methamphetamine users
Carrico AW, Johnson MO, Colfax GN, Moskowitz JT.
AIDS and Behavior. 2010 Aug;14(4):769-777.doi:10.1007/s10461-008-9513-y.
PMID: 19125321 PMCID: 19125321 ISSN: 10907165
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Self-report mindfulness as a mediator of psychological well-being in a stress reduction intervention for cancer patients - A randomized study
Bränsträm R, Kvillemo P, Brandberg Y, Moskowitz JT.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2010 May;39(2):151-161.doi:10.1007/s12160-010-9168-6.
PMID: 20177843 ISSN: 08836612

Can meditation slow rate of cellular aging? Cognitive stress, mindfulness, and telomeres
Epel E, Daubenmier J, Moskowitz JT, Folkman S, Blackburn E.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2009 Aug;1172:34-53.doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.04414.x.
PMID: 19735238 PMCID: 19735238 ISSN: 00778923
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"I'm sorry, you're positive": A qualitative study of individual experiences of testing positive for HIV
Hult JR, Maurer SA, Moskowitz JT.
AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 2009 Feb;21(2):185-188.doi:10.1080/09540120802017602.
PMID: 19229687 ISSN: 09540121

What Works in Coping With HIV? A Meta-Analysis With Implications for Coping With Serious Illness
Moskowitz JT, Hult JR, Bussolari C, Acree M.
Psychological Bulletin. 2009 Jan;135(1):121-141.doi:10.1037/a0014210.
PMID: 19210056 ISSN: 00332909

Is benefit finding good for your health? Pathways linking positive life changes after stress and physical health outcomes
Bower JE, Moskowitz JT, Epel E.
Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2009 Jan;18(6):337-341.doi:10.1111/j.1467-8721.2009.01663.x.
ISSN: 09637214

Caregiving time in sickle cell disease: Psychological effects in maternal caregivers
Moskowitz JT, Butensky E, Harmatz P, Vichinsky E, Heyman MB, Acree M, Wrubel J, Wilson L, Folkman S.
Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2008 Jun;50(6):1301-.doi:10.1002/pbc.21579.
ISSN: 15455009

Positive Affect Uniquely Predicts Lower Risk of Mortality in People With Diabetes
Moskowitz JT, Epel ES, Acree M.
Health Psychology. 2008 Jan;27(1 SUPPL.):S73-S82.doi:10.1037/0278-6133.27.1.S73.
PMID: 18248108 ISSN: 02786133

The role of discrete emotions in health outcomes: A critical review
Consedine NS, Moskowitz JT.
Applied and Preventive Psychology. 2007 Nov;12(2):59-75.doi:10.1016/j.appsy.2007.09.001.
ISSN: 09621849

Affect regulation, stimulant use, and viral load among HIV-positive persons on anti-retroviral therapy
Carrico AW, Johnson MO, Moskowitz JT, Neilands TB, Morin SF, Charlebois ED, Steward WT, Remien RH, Wong FL, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lightfoot MA, Chesney MA.
Psychosomatic Medicine. 2007 Oct;69(8):785-792.doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e318157b142.
PMID: 17942835 ISSN: 00333174

Socioeconomic differences in the effects of prayer on physical symptoms and quality of life
Banthia R, Moskowitz JT, Acree M, Folkman S.
Journal of Health Psychology. 2007 Mar;12(2):249-260.doi:10.1177/1359105307074251.
PMID: 17284489 ISSN: 13591053

Positive affect and meaning-focused coping during significant psychological stress
Folkman S, Moskowitz JT.
The Scope of Social Psychology: Theory and Applications. 2007 Jan 10;9780203965245:193-208.doi:10.4324/9780203965245.

Caregiving time in sickle cell disease: Psychological effects in maternal caregivers
Moskowitz JT, Butensky E, Harmatz P, Vichinsky E, Heyman MB, Acree M, Wrubel J, Wilson L, Folkman S.
Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2007 Jan;48(1):64-71.doi:10.1002/pbc.20792.
PMID: 16622841 ISSN: 15455009

Pediatric adherence: Perspectives of mothers of children with HIV
Wrubel J, Moskowitz JT, Richards TA, Prakke H, Acree M, Folkman S.
Social Science and Medicine. 2005 Dec;61(11):2423-2433.doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2005.04.034.
PMID: 15936134 ISSN: 02779536

The economic burden of home care for children with HIV and other chronic illnesses
Wilson LS, Moskowitz JT, Acree M, Heyman MB, Harmatz P, Ferrando SJ, Folkman S.
American Journal of Public Health. 2005 Aug;95(8):1445-1452.doi:10.2105/AJPH.2004.044248.
PMID: 15985648 PMCID: 15985648
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Coping with HIV as a chronic illness: A longitudinal analysis of illness appraisals
Moskowitz JT, Wrubel J.
Psychology and Health. 2005 Aug;20(4):509-531.doi:10.1080/08870440412331337075.
Resilience to Loss in Bereaved Spouses, Bereaved Parents, and Bereaved Gay Men
Bonanno GA, Papa A, Moskowitz JT, Folkman S.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 2005 May;88(5):827-843.doi:10.1037/0022-3514.88.5.827.
PMID: 15898878 ISSN: 00223514

Economic and psychologic costs for maternal caregivers of gastrostomy-dependent children
Heyman MB, Harmatz P, Acree M, Wilson L, Moskowitz JT, Ferrando S, Folkman S.
Journal of Pediatrics. 2004 Oct;145(4):511-516.doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2004.06.023.
PMID: 15480377 ISSN: 00223476

Distress and Depression in Men Who Have Sex with Men: The Urban Men's Health Study
Mills TC, Paul J, Stall R, Pollack L, Canchola J, Chang YJ, Moskowitz JT, Catania JA.
American Journal of Psychiatry. 2004 Feb;161(2):278-285.doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.161.2.278.
PMID: 14754777

Coping: Pitfalls and promise
Folkman S, Moskowitz JT.
Annual Review of Psychology. 2004 Jan;55:745-774.doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.55.090902.141456.
PMID: 14744233 ISSN: 00664308

Positive affect predicts lower risk of AIDS mortality
Moskowitz JT.
Psychosomatic Medicine. 2003 Jul;65(4):620-626.doi:10.1097/01.PSY.0000073873.74829.23.
PMID: 12883113

Do positive psychological states shed light on recovery from bereavement? Findings from a 3-year longitudinal study
Moskowitz JT, Folkman S, Acree M.
Death Studies. 2003 Jul;27(6):471-500.doi:10.1080/07481180302885.
PMID: 12814129

Positive Psychology from A Coping Perspective
Folkman S, Moskowitz JT.
Psychological Inquiry. 2003 Jan;14(2):121-125.

Suicide attempts among gay and bisexual men: Lifetime prevalence and antecedents
Paul JP, Catania J, Pollack L, Moskowitz J, Canchola J, Mills T, Binson D, Stall R.
American Journal of Public Health. 2002 Jan;92(8):1338-1345.
PMID: 12144994 PMCID: 12144994
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Stress, positive emotion, and coping
Folkman S, Moskowitz JT.
Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2000 Aug;9(4):115-118.

Coping and physical health during caregiving: The roles of positive and negative affect
Billings DW, Folkman S, Acree M, Moskowitz JT.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 2000 Jul;79(1):131-142.
PMID: 10909883

Positive affect and the other side of coping
Folkman S, Moskowitz JT.
American Psychologist. 2000 Jun;55(6):647-654.
PMID: 10892207

The context matters
Folkman S, Moskowitz JT.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 2000 Feb;26(2):150-151.

The association between Magic Johnson's HIV serostatus disclosure and condom use in at-risk respondents
Moskowitz JT, Binson D, Catania JA.
Journal of Sex Research. 1997 Jan;34(2):154-160.

A review of national AIDS-related behavioral surveys.
Catania JA, Moskowitz JT, Ruiz M, Cleland J.
AIDS (London, England). 1996 Jan;10 Suppl A:S183-190.
PMID: 8883628 ISSN: 02699370

Coping and mood during AIDS-related caregiving and bereavement
Moskowitz JT, Folkman S, Collette L, Vittinghoff E.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1996 Jan;18(1):49-57.
ISSN: 08836612

Risk factors for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and prevention practices among US heterosexual adults: Changes from 1990 to 1992
Catania JA, Binson D, Dolcini MM, Stall R, Choi K-H, Pollack LM, Hudes ES, Canchola J, Phillips K, Moskowitz JT, Coates TJ.
American Journal of Public Health. 1995 Jan;85(11):1492-1499.
PMID: 7485660 PMCID: 7485660
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