Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Discrepant drinking and partner violence perpetration over time in lesbians’ relationshipsViolence Against Women. 1149-1165.
2017 Empirical investigation of a model of sexual-minority specific and general risk factors for intimate partner violence among lesbian womenPsychology of Violence. 110-119.
2017 Minority stress, social factors, drinking motives, alcohol use, and alcohol-related problems among lesbian womenJournal of Social Issues. 545-562.
2016 Emotional distress, alcohol use, and bidirectional partner violence among lesbian womenViolence Against Women. 919-938.
2016 Empirical investigation of a model of sexual-minority specific and general risk factors for intimate partner violence among lesbian womenPsychology of Violence. 110-119.
2016 Individual differences in the impact of vicarious racism: African American students react to the George Zimmerman trialCultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 174.
2016 Pathways to hazardous drinking among racially and socioeconomically diverse lesbian women: Sexual minority stress, rumination, social isolation, and drinking to copePsychology of Women Quarterly. 564-581.
2016 Pathways to hazardous drinking among racially socioeconomically diverse lesbian women: Sexual minority stress, rumination, social isolation, and drinking to copePsychology of Women Quarterly.
2015 Emotional distress, alcohol use, and bidirectional partner violence among lesbian womenViolence Against Women. 917-938.
2015 External and Internalized Heterosexism among Sexual Minority Women: The Moderating Roles of Social Constraints and Collective Self-Esteem Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender DiversityPsychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. 313-320.
2015 External and internalized heterosexism among sexual minority women: The moderating roles of social constraints and collective self-esteemPsychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. 313-320.
2015 Motivations for Punishing Someone Who Violates HIV Nondisclosure Laws: Basic Research and Policy ImplicationsAnalyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.
2014 Disentangling reactions to HIV disclosure: Effects of HIV status, sexual orientation, and disclosure recipients’ genderJournal of Health Psychology. 285-295.
2013 Body Talk and Body-Related Co-Rumination: Associations with Body Image, Eating Attitudes, and Psychological AdjustmentBody Image. 462-471.
2013 Relationship and individual characteristics as predictors of unwanted pursuitJournal of family violence. 187-195.
2011 Internalized sexual minority stressors and same-sex intimate partner violenceJournal of family violence. 1-9.
2011 Positive disclosure among college students: What do they talk about, to whom, and why?Journal of Positive Psychology. 119-130.
2011 Student pursuers: An investigation of pursuit and stalking in the student-faculty relationshipViolence and Victims. 543-559.
2011 Types, frequency, and effectiveness of responses to unwanted pursuit and stalkingJournal of Interpersonal Violence. 1129-1156.
2011 Unwanted pursuit in same-sex relationships: Effects of attachment styles investment model variables, and minority stressorsPartner Abuse. 300-322.
2010 Inmates with HIV, stigma, and disclosure decision-makingJournal of Health Psychology. 1-11.
2009 Why does someone reveal highly personal information? Attributions for and against self-disclosure in close relationshipsCommunication Research Reports. 115-130.
2008 AIDS stigma among inmates and staff in a U.S. state prisonInterntational Journal of STD & AIDS. 259-263.
2008 Social comparison activity in coping with HIVInternational Journal of STD & AIDS. 164-167.
2006 Predicting unwanted pursuit: Attachment, relationship satisfaction, relationship alternatives, and breakup distressJournal of Social and Personal Relationships. 565-586.
2005 Social comparison processes among diabetes patients: Who do patients want to talk to?Journal of Loss and Trauma. 293-311.
2004 Reasons for HIV disclosure/nondisclosure in close relationships: Testing a model of HIV-disclosure decision makingJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 747-767.
2003 Close relationships and social support in coping with HIV: A test of Sensitive Interaction Systems TheoryAIDS and Behavior. 119-129.
2003 Prayer as interpersonal coping in the lives of mothers with HIVWomen and Therapy. 283-295.
2003 Psychological characteristics of women who do or do not report a history of sexual abuseJournal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. 49-65.
2002 Close relationships as sources of strength or obstacles for mothers coping with HIVJournal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss. 157-184.
2002 Perceived HIV-related stigma and HIV disclosure to relationship partners after finding out about the seropositive diagnosisJournal of Health Psychology. 415-432.
2001 A preliminary study of an attraction-barrier model of patients' commitment and responses to dissatisfaction in psychotherapyPsychotherapy. 283-296.
1995 The quality of friendships at work and job satisfactionJournal of Social and Personal Relationships. 199-215.
1993 Client's responses to dissatisfaction in psychotherapyJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 307-318.
1993 Clients’ responses to dissatisfaction in psychotherapy: A test of Rusbult’s exit-voice-loyalty-neglect modelJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 307-318.
1993 Effects of gender role expectations on the social support processJournal of Social Issues. 175-190.
1993 Introduction to gender and close relationshipsJournal of Social Issues. 1-9.
1992 Friendship, social interaction, and coping with stressCommunications Research. 193-211.
1992 Psychotherapy as a personal relationship: A social psychological perspectivePsychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice. 331-335.
1990 Rorschach characteristics of mothers of incest victimsJournal of personality assessment. 417-425.
1989 Course sponsorship and males' interest in a class on the psychology of menMen's Studies Review. 10-11.
1989 Gender differences in the initiation and attribution of tactile intimacyJournal of Nonverbal Behavior. 83-96.
1989 Gender differences in volunteering for friendship researchJournal of Social Behavior and Personality. 623-632.
1989 Sex differences in diagnosis and treatment recommendations for antisocial personality and somatization disordersJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 238-255.
1988 Positive and negative forms of social support: Effects of conversational topics on coping with stress among same sex friendsJournal of Experimental Social Psychology. 182-193.
1988 Sexual decision making and object relations theoryArchives of Sexual Behavior. 389-409.
1988 Understanding the therapeutic relationship as a personal relationshipJournal of Social and Personal Relationships. 109-125.
1987 A social psychological analysis of self disclosure in psychotherapyJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 205-215.
1986 Body image survey report: The great American shape upPsychology Today. 30-37.
1986 Clinical psychology in PolandCurrent Issues in Psychoanalytic Practice: Psychoanalysis Around the World. 103-111.
1986 Results of body-image surveyPsychology Today.
1986 Sex differences in same sex friendships. Friendship and social interaction.Springer-Verlag.
1985 Benefits of same sex friendships in a stressful situationJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 378-384.
1985 Body image, physical attractiveness, and depressionJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 88-94.
1985 Gender effects in an initial encounter: A case where men exceed women in disclosureJournal of Social and Personal Relationships. 25-44.
1985 Your body, yourselfPsychology Today.
1984 Clinical psychology in PolandProfessional Psychology. 791-797.
1984 Coping with stress: Naturalistic observations of Polish CrisisJournal of clinical psychology. 1516-1524.
1984 Effects of sex role orientation on behavioral self disclosureJournal of Research in Personality. 541-553.
1978 Performance, attitudes, and professional socialization of women in academiaSex Roles. 549-562.
1977 Genetic influences on the organization and development of personalityDevelopmental Psychology. 164-165.

Books

Year Title
2016 Psychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (4th Ed.).  Routledge.
2012 Psychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (3rd Ed.).  Routledge.
2008 Psychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (2nd Ed.).  Routledge.
2005 Personality: Contemporary theory and research (3rd Edition).  Belmont, California: Wadsworth.
2005 Psychopathology: Contemporary issues, theory, and research.  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
1999 Personality: Contemporary theory and research (2nd Ed.).  Chicago: Nelson-Hall.
1998 Gender and close relationships.  Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.
1991 Personality: Contemporary theory and research.  Chicago: Nelson-Hall.
1991 Psychotherapy as a personal relationship.  New York, NY: Guilford Press.
1986 Friendship and social interaction.  NY, NY: Springer-Verlag.

Chapters

Year Title
2017 Intervention for violence and aggression in gay and lesbian relationshipsThe Wiley handbook of violence and aggression.
2016 Conceptions of psychopathology: A social constructionist perspectivePsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (4th Edition). Routledge.
2016 The role of gender, race, and class in psychopathologyPsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (4th Edition). Routledge.
2012 Conceptions of psychopathology: A social constructionist perspectivePsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (3rd Edition). Routledge.
2012 The role of gender, race, and class in psychopathologyPsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (3rd Edition). Routledge.
2009 Friendships, sex differences, and similaritiesEncyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.
2009 Gender and relationships at workFriends and enemies in organizations: A work psychology perspective. Palgrave Macmillan.
2008 Conceptions of psychopathologyPsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (2nd Edition). Routledge.
2008 Self-disclosure at the beginnings of a close relationshipHandbook of beginning personal relationships. London: Psychology Press.
2008 The role of gender, race, and class in psychopathologyPsychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (2nd Edition). Routledge.
2005 Gender and PsychopathologyPsychopathology: Contemporary issues, theory, and research. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
2001 Friendship stylesEncyclopedia of Gender. Academic Press.
2001 HIV-infected persons' attribution for the disclosure or nondisclosure of the seropositive diagnosis to othersAttribution, communication behavior, and close relationships. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2000 Reasons for and against disclosing HIV-seropositive test results to an intimate partner: A functional perspectiveBalancing intimacy, self disclosure, and secrecy. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
1999 Sex and genderPersonality: Contemporary theory and research. Chicago: Nelson-Hall.
1998 Personal accounts of disclosing and concealing HIV-positive test results: Weighing the benefits and risksHIV and social interaction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
1994 Friendship, gender, and social support: Laboratory studies of supportive interactionsThe communication of sociall support: Messages, interactions, relationships, and community. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.
1994 The therapy relationshipPerspectives on close relationships. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
1992 Assessment of Women's Studies: Old Dominion UniversityThe Courage to Question: Women's Studies and Student Learning. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and National Women's Studies Association.
1991 An experimental appraoch to how friends cope with stressAdvances in personal relationships. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
1991 Gender and sexPersonality: Contemporary theory and research. Chicago: Nelson-Hall.
1987 Self disclosure and relationship development: An attributional analysisInterpersonal processes: New directions in communication research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
1984 HysteriaSex roles and psychopathology. New York: Plenum.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2013 Alcohol use and partner violence among lesbians: Preliminary findings.  94A-94A.

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Harvard University 1980
  • B.A. in Psychology, Wellesley College 1972
  • Full Name

  • Barbara Winstead