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Richard Lazarus (1345)

Emotion theory and research, health psychology or behavioural medicine, personality and social psychology, research clinical psychology, stress and coping theory
1922, New York City, USA
Short Biography
Richard S. Lazarus (March 3, 1922 – November 24, 2002) was a psychologist who began rising to prominence in the 1960s, when behaviorists like B. F. Skinner held sway over psychology and explanations for human behavior were often pared down to rudimentary ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • PhD University of Pittsburgh, 1948
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley
  • Member, Center for Social Science Theory, University of California at Berkeley, 1960-2, Chairman, 1961-2
  • Special Fellow, USPHS Waseda University, Tokyo, 1963-4
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1969-70
  • Miller Professor, University of California at Berkeley, 1970-1
  • Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievement in Psychology, California State Psychological Association, 1984
  • Reviewer for many journals and for NSF and NIMH
Principal Publications
  • 1951 Autonomic discrimination without awareness: A study of subception. Psychological Review, 58, 113-22 (with R. A. McCleary).
  • 1952 Fundamental Concepts in Clinical Psychology. McGraw-Hill (with G. W. Shaffer).
  • 1952 The effects of psychological stress upon performance. Psychological Bulletin, 49, 293-317 (with J. Deese and S. F. Osler).
  • 1964 A laboratory approach to the dynamics of psychological stress. American Psychologist, 19, 400-11.
  • 1966 Psychological Stress and the Coping Process. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1967 Cognitive and personality factors underlying threat and coping. In M. H. Appley and R. Trumbull (eds), Psychological Stress: Issues and Research. Appleton-Century-Crofts.
  • 1970 Toward a cognitive theory of emotions. In M. Arnold (ed.), Feelings and Emotions. Academic Press (with J. R. Averill and E. M. Opton Jr).
  • 1978 Stress-related transactions between person and environment. In L. A. Pervin and M. Lewis (eds), Perspectives in Interactional Psychology. Plenum.
  • 1980 An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 21, 219-39 (with S. Folkman).
  • 1983 The costs and benefits of denial. In S. Breznitz (ed.), The Denial of Stress. International Universities Press.
  • 1984 Stress, Appraisal and Coping. Springer- Verlag (with S. Folkman).
  • 1984 Puzzles in the study of daily hassles. Journal ofBehavioral Medicine, 7, 375-89.
  • 1985 Stress and Coping: An Anthology. Columbia University Press (ed. with A. Monat).