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Health & well being

Implications of empathy, narcissism, and prosocial behaviors for psychological and physical health

Konrath, S., *Grynberg, D., Corneille, O., *Hammig, S., & Luminet, O. (2011) On the social cost of interdependence: Alexithymia is enhanced among socially interdependent people. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 135-141

*Lopez, W., Konrath, S., & Seng, J. (2011) Abuse-related Posttraumatic Stress, Coping, and Tobacco Use in Pregnancy. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 40, 422-431

Bushman, B., Moeller, S., Konrath, S., & Crocker, J. (2012) Investigating the Link Between Liking Versus Wanting Self-Esteem and Depression in a Nationally Representative Sample of American Adults. Journal of Personality, 80, 1453-1469.

Konrath, S., Fuhrel-Forbis, A., *Lou, A., & Brown, S. (2012) Motives for volunteering are associated with mortality risk in older adults. Health Psychology, 31, 87-96

Konrath, S. & Brown, S. (2012) The effects of giving on givers. Handbook of Health and Social Relationships, Nicole Roberts & Matt Newman (Eds.) APA Books, Washington, 39-64

*Reinhard, D., Konrath, S., *Cameron, H., & *Lopez, W. (2012) Expensive egos: Narcissistic males have high cortisol. PLoS ONE.

Swain, J.E., Konrath, S., Brown, S., *Finegood, E., Akce, L., Dayton, C., & Ho, S. (2012) Parenting and beyond: Common neurocircuits underlying parental and altruistic caregiving, Parenting, Science and Practice, 12, 115-123

Konrath, S. & *Cheung, I. (2013) The fuzzy reality of perceived harms. Commentary in response to McCullough, Kurzban, & Tabak, Cognitive Systems for Revenge and Forgiveness, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 26-27

Konrath, S. (2013) The power of philanthropy and volunteering. In Wellbeing: A complete reference guide. Volume 6: Interventions to create positive organizations and communities, Felicia Huppert and Cary Cooper (Eds.). Wiley Press

*McDougle, L., Handy, F., Konrath, S., & *Walk, M. (2014) Health outcomes and volunteering. The moderating role of religiosity. Social Indicators Research, 117, 337-351

*Novin, S., *Tso, I., & Konrath, S. (2013) Self-related and other-related pathways to subjective well-being in Japan and the United States. Journal of Happiness Studies.doi 10.1007/s10902-013-9460-9.

Swain, J.E., Konrath, S., Dayton, C., *Finegood, E., & Ho, S. (2014) Toward a neuroscience of interactive parent-infant dyad empathy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 438-439

*Cascio, C., Konrath, S., & Falk, E.  (2015) Narcissists’ social pain seen only in the brain. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 335-341

Ho, S., Konrath, S., Brown, S., & Swain, J. (2014) Empathy and stress related neural responses in maternal decision making, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Volume 8, Article 152, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00152.

Konrath, S. & *Bonadonna, J.P. (2014) Physiological and health-related correlates of the narcissistic personality. In Besser, A. (Ed.) Handbook of the Psychology of Narcissism: Diverse Perspectives, Nova Science Publishers, Inc

Bekkers, R., Konrath, S., & Horton-Smith, D.H. (2016) Physiological correlates of volunteering. In R. Stebbins, D.H. Smith, & J. Grotz, The Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations.

*Kim, E. & Konrath, S. (2016) Volunteering is prospectively associated with healthcare use among older adults. Social Science & Medicine, 149, 122-129

Konrath, S. (2016) The joy of giving. In Burlingame, D., Seiler, T., & Tempel, G. (Eds) Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 4th edition.

*McDougle, L, *Walk, M., Konrath, S., & Handy, F. (2016) Religious and secular coping strategies and mortality risk among older adults. Social Indicators Research, 125, 677-694

*Kang, Y., Cooper, N., Pandey, P., Scholz, C., O'Donnell, M. B., Lieberman, M. D., Taylor, S. E., Strecher, V. J., Dal Cin, S., Konrath, S., Polk, T., Resnicow, K., An, L., & Falk, E. B. (2018) Effects of Self-Transcendence and Affirmation Priming on Neural Responses to Health Messages and Behavior Change, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)