Current projects

Analysis of intensive longitudinal data on daily lifestyle behaviors, mental health, and well-being

Qualitative investigation of nature engagement and connection to nature

Secondary analysis examining lifestyle behaviors and mental health


*signifies a LEAF Lab student/trainee

Anderson, A. R. & Lastrapes, M.* (in press). Examining the longitudinal bi-directional associations of social engagement, social functioning, and depression. Psychological Reports. PDF

Anderson, A. R. & Ostermiller, L.* (2023). The clustering of lifestyle behaviors in U.S. college students: A network approach. Journal of American College Health. PDF

Ostermiller, L.* & Anderson, A. R. (2023). The role of nature engagement in the satisfaction of fundamental psychological needs across the lifespan: A thematic analysis. Current Psychology. PDF

Anderson, A. R., Lastrapes, M.* & Ostermiller, L.* (2023). Exploring the attitudes and experiences of those living near a multipurpose recreation trail in the southern United States. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. PDF

Anderson, A. R., & Holliday, D.* (2023). Mapping the associations of daily pain, sleep, and psychological distress in a U.S. sample. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. PDF

Anderson, A. R. (2022). The great outdoors: Engaging with nature for mental health. Department of Veterans Affairs South Central MIRECC, Houston, TX.

Anderson, A. R., Kurz, A. S., Szabo, Y. Z, McGuire, A. P., & Frankfurt, S. B. (2022). Exploring the longitudinal clustering of lifestyle behaviors, social determinants of health, and depression. Journal of Health Psychology. PDF

Fowers, B. J., Lane, A. A., Abbamonte, J. M., Lang, S. F., Cokelet, B., Anderson, A. R. & Cioffi, K., (2022). Does trait interpersonal fairness moderate a situational influence on fairness behavior. Personality and Individual Differences.

Szabo, Y. Z., Frankfurt, S., Kurz, A. S., Anderson, A., & McGuire, A. P. (2022). Resilience predicts posttraumatic cognitions after a trauma reminder task and subsequent positive emotion induction among veterans with PTSD. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Hayden, C. L., Szabo, Y. Z., Anderson, A. R., Frankfurt, S. B., & McGuire, A. P. (2021). Social Interaction Within a Trauma-Exposed Population During the Early Phase of COVID-19. Journal of Loss and Trauma

McGuire, A. P., Hayden, C., Frankfurt, S. B., Kurz, A. S., Anderson, A. R., Howard, B. A. N., & Szabo, Y. Z. (2020). Social engagement early in the U.S. COVID-19 Crisis: Exploring social support and prosocial behavior between those with and without depression or anxiety in an online sample. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 39(10), 923–953.

Anderson, A. R. (2022). Enjoying nature, exercise, social interaction, and affect: A daily diary study. Journal of Health Psychology, PDF

Anderson, A. R. (2020a). Is a better planned day a healthier day? A daily diary study. Psychology & Health, 1–18. PDF

Anderson, A. R., & Fowers, B. J. (2020b). Lifestyle behaviors, psychological distress, and well-being: A daily diary study. Social Science & Medicine. PDF

Anderson, A. R., & Fowers, B. J. (2020a). An exploratory study of friendship characteristics and their relations with hedonic and eudaimonic well-being. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(1), 260–280. PDF

Fowers, B. J., & Anderson, A. R. (2018). Aristotelian philia, contemporary friendship, and some resources for studying close relationships. In T. Harrison & D. I. Walker (Eds.), The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education. Routledge.

Fowers, B. J., Anderson, A. R., & Lang, S. F. (2018). On properly characterizing moral agency. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41.

Horigian, V. E., Anderson, A. R., & Szapocznik, J. (2016b). Family-based treatments for adolescent substance use. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 25(4), 603–628.

Horigian, V. E., Anderson, A. R., & Szapocznik, J. (2016a). Taking brief strategic family therapy from bench to trench: Evidence generation across translational phases. Family Process, 55(3), 529–542.

Fowers, B. J., Anderson, A. R., Lefevor, G. T., & Lang, S. (2015). Beyond harms: exploring the individual and shared goods of psychotherapy. The Counseling Psychologist, 43(3), 380–392.