Selected Academic Publications

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The Science of Compassionate Love : Research, Theory, and Applications. Fehr. B. Sprecher, S, Underwood, LG, eds. Oxford England, Malden Mass: Wiley-Blackwell. 2009.

This book, edited with Fehr and Sprecher, brings together many of the empirical studies into Compassionate Love that represents empirical work based on a model and definition developed by Underwood in 1999.

Altruism and Altruistic Love : Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue Post, SG, Underwood, LG, Schloss, JP, Hurlbut, WB, eds., Oxford University Press, 2002.

Working with Post, Schloss and Hurlbut, Dr. Underwood pulled together theologians and philosophers together with social scientists and evolutionary biologists to explore this central topic.

Social Support Measurement and Intervention: A Guide for Health and Social Scientists Cohen, S, Underwood, L, Gottlieb, B, eds. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Co-editors Cohen, Underwood and Gottlieb bring together “a state-of-the-art resource for the selection and development of strategies for social support assessment and intervention.

Measuring Stress: A Guide for Health and Social Scientists Cohen, S, Kessler, RC, Underwood-Gordon, L, eds. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Measuring Stress: A Guide for Health and Social Scientists, Japanese translation, Cohen, S, Kessler, RC, Underwood Gordon, L, eds. Oxford University Press, 1999.

Stress is recognized as playing a central role in many health issues. In this volume, co-editors Cohen, Kessler and Underwood bring together seminal work that provides the conceptual foundation for sound empirical work that identifies types and levels of stress and their links to health outcomes.

Relational Processes and DSM-V: Neuroscience, Assessment, Prevention and Treatment, SRH. Beach, M Wamboldt, N Kaslow, RE.Heyman, MB First, LG Underwood, & D Reiss. eds., American Psychiatric Publishing Inc., 2006.

Malignant Melanoma in Northern Ireland, Gordon (Underwood), LG, Queen’s University Press, Belfast, 1983.

Articles:

“Now bounded, now immeasurable: Perspectives on time in disability, in suffering, and at end of life.” Underwood L, Medical Humanities (2007) 33: 11-15.

The Daily Spiritual Experience Scale: Overview and Results. Underwood L, Religions. 2011; 2(1): 29-50.

Validation of the Spanish version of Underwood’s Daily Spiritual Experience Scale in Mexico.  2013. Mayoral, E., Underwood, L.G., Laca, F., & Mejía, J.C. International Journal of Hispanic Psychology, 6(2), 191-202.

Cultural adaptation and validation of the Underwood Daily Spiritual Experience Scale-Brazilian version. (2012); Kimura, M., Lima de Oliveira, A., Mishima, L., & Underwood, L. G. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem – USP, 46, 99–106.

“A Balm for Gilead: Meditations on Spirituality and the Healing Arts” Review, Underwood Lynn G., Journal of Religion, Disability & Health, (2010) Volume 14, Issue 2, 2010, pp 218 – 219.

“Psychometric Testing of the Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale Among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study”, Loustalot F, Wyatt SB, Sims M, Ellison CG, Taylor HA, Underwood L. (August, 2009). Journal of Religion and Health. 1-11.

“Use of Focus Groups in Multi-Site, Multi-Ethnic Research Projects for Women’s Health: A Study of Women Across the Nation (SWAN) Example” Kagawa-Singer Marjorie, Adler Shelley, Mouton Charles, Ory Marcia, Underwood Lynn G., Ethnicity and Disease (2009), Volume 19, 352-358.

“Measuring Responsiveness in the Therapeutic Relationship: A Patient Perspective” Reis, Harry T., Clark Margaret S., Pereira-Gray Denis J., Tsai Fen-Fang, Brown Judith B., Stewart Moira, and Underwood Lynn G. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, (2008) 30:4,339-348.

“Measuring Spirituality” Underwood, Lynn G. in The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Volume 196, Number 9, September 2008, 715-716.

“A Cross-Cultural Study of Spirituality, Religion, and Personal Beliefs as components of Quality of Life,” written on behalf of the WHOQOL SRPB Group by Underwood, O’Connell and Saxena, Social Science and Medicine, 62 (2006) 1486–1497.

“Ordinary Spiritual Experience: Qualitative Research, Interpretive Guidelines, and Population Distribution for the Daily Spiritual Experience Scale.” Underwood, LG Archive for the Psychology of Religion/ Archiv für Religionspsychologie, Volume 28, Number 1, 2006, pp. 181-218.

“Interviews with Trappist Monks as a Contribution to Research Methodology in the Investigation of Compassionate Love.” Underwood LG Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 35:3 (September, 2005), 285-302.

“Measuring Multiple Dimensions of Religion and Spirituality for Health Research,” Ellen L. Idler, Marc A. Musick, Christopher G. Ellison, Linda K.George, Neal Krause, Marcia G. Ory, Kenneth I. Pargament, Lynda H. Powell, Lynn G. Underwood, David R. Williams, Research on Aging: 2003, 25(4): 327-365.

“Initial steps in developing the World Health Organizations of Quality of Life Instrument (WHOQOL) module for international assessment in HIV/AIDS,” as part of the WHOQOL HIV Group, AIDS CARE (June 2003), Vol 15, No.3, pp.347.

“Cross-Cultural Quality of Life Assessment at the End of Life:  A Commentary”, Saxena, S., O’Connell, K., Underwood L., The Gerontologist, Vol 42, Special Issue III, October 2002, pg 81-85.

“Physiologic Markers of Chronic Stress in Premenopausal, Middle-Aged Women”, with Powell Lynda H., Lovallo William R., Matthews Karen A., Meyer Peter, Midgley A. Rees, Baum Andrew, Stone, Underwood, Lynn Arthur, McCann J, Janidula Herro Kristi, Ory Marcia, Psychosomatic Medicine (2002) 64:502-509

“The Daily Spiritual Experience Scale:  Development, Theoretical Description, Reliability, Exploratory Factor Analysis, and Preliminary Construct Validity Using Health Related Data,” Underwood, L. and Teresi, J. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2002,24 (1):22-33. (as of 2015 over 600 citations in peer reviewed literature)

“Correlates of Self-Perception of Spirituality in American Adults,” with Shahabi, L et al., Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2002,24 (1):59-68.

“Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Role of Daily Spirituality and Daily Religious and Spiritual Coping,” Keefe FJ, Affleck G, Underwood LG, Lefebvre J, Caldwell DS, Drew J, Egert J, Gibson J, and Pargament K, (2001) Journal of Pain, 2(2), 101-110.

“A Working Model of Health: Spirituality and Religiousness as Resources: Applications to Persons with Disability,” Underwood L, Journal of Religion, Disability & Health, Volume 3, No. 3 1999, 51-71.

“Daily Spiritual Experiences,” Underwood LG in Multidimensional Measurement of Religiousness/Spirituality for Use in Health Research, John E. Fetzer Institute, 1999: 11-18.

“Biobehavioral Pain Research: A Multi-Institute Assessment of Cross-Cutting Issues and Research Needs,” Keefe, FJ, Underwood L. Jacobs, M. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 1997:13:91-103.

“Roles of Religiousness and Spirituality in Medical Rehabilitation and the Lives of Persons with Disabilities,” Underwood(-Gordon), L., Peters, DJ, Bijur, P, Fuhrer, M. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Vol. 76, No 3, May/June 1997, 255-257.

”Is There a Need to Devise Clinical Trials that do not Depend on Randomized Controlled Testing?” ADVANCES, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 1993, 75-79.

“Poor Prognosis for Malignant Melanoma in Northern Ireland: A Multivariate Analysis,” Gordon (Underwood) LG, Lowry, WS, Pedlow, PJ, Patterson, CC. British Journal of Cancer, 1991: 63; 283‑286.

“The Incidence and Pathogenesis of Invasive Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma in Northern Ireland,” Gordon (Underwood) L., Lowry, WS. British Journal of Cancer, 1986:53; 75‑80.

“Missed Malignant Melanomas,” Gordon (Underwood) L., Lowry, WS.  British Medical Journal, 986: 292; 1524‑1525

“Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma Tumour Type in Northern Ireland: Possible Aetiological Implications,” Gordon (Underwood) L., Lowry, WS. British Journal of Cancer, 1986: 53; 435.

“Incidence and Aetiology of Melanoma,” Gordon (Underwood) L., Lowry, WS. The Lancet, 1985, i, 8428; 583.

“The Characterization of Melanoma Tumour Type,” Gordon (Underwood) L., Lowry, WS.  Irish Journal of Medical Science, 1985: 154 (11) 440.

“A Study of Malignant Melanoma in Northern Ireland,” Gordon (Underwood) and Lowry, WS, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 1982.

“A New Study of Malignant Melanoma,” Gordon (Underwood) L., Lowry, WS.  Irish Journal of Medical Science, 1980: 149 (4); 170‑178.

(N.B.: name change from Lynn G. Gordon to Lynn Underwood-Gordon to Lynn G. Underwood)

Chapters:

“Altruistic Love – Compassionate Love”. Underwood, L. In Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (2009)

“Chapter 1: Compassionate love: A framework for research” Underwood, Lynn G. in Fehr, Sprecher and Underwood The Science of Compassionate Love: Theory Research and Applications, Blackwell. Wiley- Blackwell. Malden Massachusetts, Oxford, England 2009.

“Giving of Self for the Good of the Other: Science Research on Compassionate Love and Spirituality” Underwood, Lynn G. in The Love that Does Justice, Edwards, Michael and Post Stephen (eds), Cleveland, Ohio 2008, p 133-138.

“The Intrinsic Value of Mental Health,” Underwood L. with Ville Lehtinen et al, in Mental Health Promotion, World Health Organization, 2004. (Also available in Mandarin Chinese)

“Compassionate Love,” in Post, Stephen G. ed. 2004.  Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd edition.  New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 483-488.

“The Human Experience of Compassionate Love: Conceptual Mapping and Data from Selected Studies”, in Post, SG, Underwood, LG, Schloss, JP, Hurlbut, WB, eds. Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue, 2002. New York City: Oxford University Press. 72-88.