Selected Publications (out of approximately 80)
Masters, K.S., & Knestel, A. (In press). Religious orientation and cardiovascular reactivity among middle aged adults: is being pro-religious really that good for you? Journal of Behavioral Medicine.
O'Dell, K., Masters, K.S., Spielmans, G.I., & Maisto, S.A. (In press). Does Type-D Personality predict outcomes among patients with cardiovascular disease? A meta-analytic review. Journal of Psychosomatic Research.
Deaner, R.O., Masters, K.S., Ogles, B.M., & LaCaille, R.A. (In press). Marathon performance as a predictor of competitiveness and training in men and women. Journal of Sport Behavior.
Beacham, A.O., Kinman, C., Harris, J.G., & Masters, K.S. (In press). Unprecedented workforce and leadership growth potential for professional psychology. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.
Masters, K.S. (In press). "Religion, Spirituality, and Cardiovascular Disease." In S. Waldstein, K. Kaatzel, and W. Kop (Eds.) Handbook of Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. Springer: New York.
Masters, K.S., & Hooker, S.A. (In press). "Religion, Spirituality, and Health." In R.F. Paloyutzian & C.L. Park (Eds.) Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (2nd edition). Guilford Press: New York.
Masters, K.S., & Knestel, A. (2011). Religious orientation among a random sample of community dwelling adults: Relations with health status and health relevant behaviors. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 2, 63-76.
Kapuscinski, A.N., & Masters, K.S. (2010). The current status of measures of spirituality: A critical review of scale development. Psychology of Relgion and Spirituality, 2, 191-205.
Hyland, M.E., Wheeler, P., Kamble, S., & Masters, K.S. (2010). A sense of 'special connection,' self-transcendent values and a common factor for religious and non-religious spirituality. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 32, 293-326.
Masters, K.S. (2010). The role of religion in therapy: time for psychologists to have a little faith? Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 15, 163-172.
Masters, K.S., France, C.R., & Thorn, B.E. (2009). Enhancing preparation among entry level clinical health psychologists: Recommendations for "best practices" from the First Meeting of the Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs (CCHPTP). Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 3, 193-201.
Masters, K.S., Carey, K.B., Maisto, S.A., Caldwell, P.E., Wolfe, T.V., Hackney, H.L., France, C.R., & Himawan, L. (2009). "Psychometric Examination of the Brief Multidimensional Measure of Religiousness/Spirituality: A Measure for Use in Health Studies." The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 19, 106-120.
France, C.R., Masters, K.S., Belar, C.D., Kerns, R.D., Klonoff, E.A., Larkin, K.T., Smith, T.W., Suchday, S., & Thorn, B.E. (2008). "Application of the Competency Model to Clinical Health Psychology." Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39, 573-580.
Masters, K.S. (2008). "Mechanisms in the Relation Between Religion and Health with Emphasis on Cardiovascular Reactivity to Stress." Research in the Scientific Study of Religion, 19, 91-115.