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Published Work

Economic Marginalization and Health/Social Justice

Mitchell, A. M., *Heitz, H., *Leach, S. M., & *Berghuis, K. B. (in press). Material circumstances, health care access, and self-reported health: A latent class analysis. Journal of Health Psychology.

*Heitz, H., & Mitchell, A. M. (in press). Subjective Social Status and mental health outcomes: The role of mindfulness. Journal of Prevention and Health Promotion.

Mitchell, A. M., Seely, H. D., & Pössel, P. (2022). Intersections of health, economic, and social concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States: Associations with mental health. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 11(3), 178-187.

Mitchell, A. M., & Raque, T. L. (2022). Addressing heath in psychotherapy: Future directions from a community wellness lens. Psychotherapy, 59(2), 296-301.

Raque, T. L., & Mitchell, A. M. (2022). Addressing health in psychotherapy from a community wellness framework: Introduction to the special section. Psychotherapy, 59(2), 181-187.

Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Mitchell, A. M., Coleman, M. N., Coleman, J. J., & Owen, J. (2021). Addressing racial equity in health psychology research: An application of the multicultural orientation framework. American Psychologist, 76(8), 1266-1279. 

Mitchell, A. M., & Christian, L. M. (2019). Repetitive negative thinking, meaning in life, and serum cytokine levels in pregnant women: Varying effects by socioeconomic status. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 42, 960-972.

Mitchell, A. M., & Davids, C. M. (2019). White privilege in couple and family therapy. In J Lebow, A. Chambers, D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. (pp. 1-5). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 

Davids, C. M., & Mitchell, A. M. (2019). Intersectionality in couple and family therapy. In J Lebow, A. Chambers, D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. (pp. 1-6). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Christian, L. M., Kowalsky, J. M., Mitchell, A. M., & Porter, K. (2018). Associations of postpartum sleep, stress, and depressive symptoms with LPS-stimulated cytokine production among African American and White women. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 316, 98-106.
Mitchell, A. M., Porter, K., & Christian, L. M. (2018). Examination of the role of obesity in the association between childhood trauma and inflammation during pregnancy. Health Psychology, 37, 114-124.
Mitchell, A. M., Kowalsky, J. M., Epel, E. S., Lin, J., & Christian, L. M. (2018). Childhood adversity, social support, and telomere length among perinatal women. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 87, 43-52.
Mitchell, A. M., & Pössel, P. (2017). Repetitive negative thinking: The link between caregiver burden and depressive symptoms. Oncology Nursing Forum, 44, 210-216.
Mitchell, A. M., & Christian, L. M. (2017). Financial strain to birth weight: The mediating role of psychological distress. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 20, 201-208.
Carpenter, B. W., Bukoski, B. E., Berry, M., & Mitchell, A. M. (2017). Examining the social justice identity of assistant principals in persistently low-achieving schools. Urban Education, 52, 287-315.

Christian, L. M., Mitchell, A. M., Gillespie, S. L., & Palettas, M. (2016). Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) across pregnancy and postpartum: Associations with race, depressive symptoms, and low birth weight. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 74, 69-76.
Mitchell, A.M., Owen, J., Adelson, J., France, T., Inch, L., & Bergen, C. (2015). The influence of dyadic coping in relationship education for lower income racial/ethnic minority couples. Journal of Family Therapy, 37, 492-508.

Stress and Health

Strahm, A. M., Mitchell, A. M., Pan, X., & Christian, L. M. (in press). Repetitive negative thinking during pregnancy and postpartum: Associations with mental health, inflammation, and breastfeeding. Journal of Affective Disorders. 

Kowalsky, J. M., Mitchell, A. M., & Okdie, B. M. (in press). Maintaining distance and avoiding going out during the COVID-19 pandemic: A longitudinal examination of an integrated social cognition model. Psychology & Health. 

†Mitchell, A. M., †Kowalsky, J. M., Belury, M. A., Cole, R. M., & Christian, L. M. (2022). Perceived social support predicts self-reported health behaviors and objective health indicators among pregnant women. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 45, 589-602.

Pössel, P., Mitchell, A. M., & Harbison, B., Fernández-Botrán, G. R. (2022). Association of cancer caregiver stress and negative attribution style with depressive symptoms and cortisol: A cross-sectional study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 30, 4945-4952.

*Leach, S. M., Mitchell, A. M., Salmon, P., & Sephton, S. E. (2021). Mindfulness, self-reported health, and cortisol: A latent profile analysis. Journal of Health Psychology, 26(14), 2719-2729.  


King, K. M., Gonzalez, G. B., & Mitchell, A. M. (2021). Strategies for implementing mindfulness and mindful eating into health & fitness professionals’ practice. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 25(2), 43-47. 


Pössel, P., Mitchell, A. M., & Harbison, B., Fernández-Botrán, G. R. (2019). Repetitive negative thinking, depressive symptoms, and cortisol in cancer caregivers and noncaregivers. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(6), E202-E210.

Ritchie-Ewing, G. T., Mitchell, A. M., & Christian, L. M. (2019). Associations of maternal beliefs and distress in pregnancy and postpartum with breastfeeding initiation and early cessation. Journal of Human Lactation, 35, 49-58. 

Gillespie, S. L., Mitchell, A. M., Kowalsky, J. M., & Christian, L. M. (2018). Maternal parity and perinatal cortisol adaptation: Effects of pregnancy-specific distress and implications for postpartum mood. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 97, 86-93.

Christian, L. M., Beverly, C., Mitchell, A. M., Karlsson, E., Porter, K., Schultz-Cherry, S., & Ramilo, O. (2017). Effects of prior influenza virus vaccination on maternal antibody responses and cord blood antibody titers. Vaccine, 35, 5283-5290. 

Christian, L. M., Young, A. S., Mitchell, A. M., Belury, M. A., Gracious, B. L., Arnold, L. E., & Fristad, M. A. (2017). Body weight affects ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) accumulation in youth following supplementation in post-hoc analyses of a randomized controlled trial. PloS One, 12, e0173087. 

Roane, S.J., Pössel, P., Mitchell, A. M., & Eaton, W. W. (2017). Associations of depression status and hopelessness with blood pressure: A 24-year follow-up study. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 22, 761-771. 

Mitchell, A. M., Palettas, M., & Christian, L. M. (2017). Fetal sex is associated with maternal stimulated cytokine production, but not serum cytokine levels, in human pregnancy. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 60, 32-37. 

Mitchell, A. M., Pössel, P., Van Voorhees, B. W., & Eaton, W. W. (2017). Associations of depression status and hopelessness with breast cancer: A 24 year follow-up study. Journal of Health Psychology, 22, 1322-1331.

Pössel, P., Mitchell, A. M., Sjögren, E., & Kristenson, M (2015). Do depressive symptoms mediate the relationship between hopelessness and diurnal cortisol rhythm? International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 251-257. 

Pössel, P., Mitchell, A. M., Ronkainen, K., Kaplan, G. A., Kauhanen, J., & Valtonen, M. (2015). Do depressive symptoms predict the incidence of myocardial infarction independent of hopelessness? Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 60-68.

Mitchell, A. M., Pössel, P., Sjögren, E., & Kristenson M. (2013). Hopelessness the “active ingredient”? Associations of hopelessness and depressive symptoms with interleukin-6. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 46, 109-117. 

Mitchell, A. M., & Pössel, P. (2012). Frontal brain activity pattern predicts depression in adolescent boys. Biological Psychology, 89, 525-527.

*student; †shared first authorship

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