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Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab

George Bonanno, Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
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  • Publications

    Book chapters

    Mancini, A. D., & Bonanno, G. A. (in press). Differential pathways to resilience after loss and trauma. In R. A. McMackin, T. M. Keane, E. Newman, & J. M. Fogler (Eds.), Toward an Integrated Approach to Trauma Focused Therapy: Placing Evidence-Based Interventions in an Expanded Psychological Context. Washington, DC: APA


    Bonanno, G. A., & Mancini, A. D. (2011). Toward a lifespan approach to resilience and potential trauma. In S. M., Southwick, B.T., Litz , D. Charney, & M. J. Freedman (Eds.), Resilience and mental Health: Challenges across the lifespan (pp. 120-134). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.


    Mancini, A. D., and Bonanno, G. A. (2011). Loss and grief: The role of individual differences. In S. Southwick, D. Charney, M. Freedman, B.Litz (Eds.), In S. M., Southwick, B.T., Litz , D. Charney, & M. J. Freedman (Eds.), Resilience and mental Health: Challenges across the lifespan (pp.189-199). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.


    Mancini, A. D., & Bonanno, G. A. (2010). Resilience to potential trauma: Toward a life span approach. In J. W. Reich, A. J., Zautra, & J. Hall (Eds.), Handbook of adult resilience: Concepts, methods, and applications (pp. 258-282).New York: Guilford.


    Coifman, K. G., & Bonanno, G. A. (2010). Emotion context sensitivity in adaptation and recovery. In A. M. Kring & D. Sloan (Eds.) Emotion Regulation and Psychotherapy (pp.157-173).New York: Guilford.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Gupta, S. (2009). Resilience after disaster. In Y. Neria, S. Galea, & F.Norris (Eds.), Mental health consequences of disasters (pp. 145-160). Cambridge University Press.


    Bonanno, G. A., Boerner, K., & Wortman, C. B. (2008). Trajectories of grieving. In M. Stroebe, R. O.Hansson, H. Schut, & W. Stroebe (Eds.), Handbook of bereavement research and practice: Advances in theory and intervention (pp. 287-308). Washington, DC: APA Books.


    Bonanno, G. A., Goorin, L., & Coifman, K. G. (2008). Sadness and grief. In M. Lewis, J. m. Haviland-Jones, & Barrett, L. F. (Eds.), Handbook of emotions (3rd Edition) (pp. 797-810). New York: Guilford.


    Westphal, M., Bonanno, G. A., & Bartone, P. (2008). Resilience and personality. In B. Lukey & V. Tepe (Eds.), Biobehavioral resilience to stress . (pp. 219-258). New York: Francis & Taylor.


    Mancini, A. D., & Bonanno, G. A. (2008). Resilience. In Reyes, G., Elhai, J., & Ford, J. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of psychological trauma. New York: Wiley.


    Bonanno, G. A. (2006). Grief, trauma, and resilience. In E.K. Rynearson (Ed.). Violent death: Resilience and intervention beyond the crisis. (pp. 31-46). New York: Routledge.


    Mancini, A., & Bonanno, G. A. (2006). Bereavement. In J. E. Fisher & W. O’Donohue (Eds). Practitioners’ guide to evidence-based psychotherapy. (pp. 122-130). New York: Springer.


    Bonanno, G. A. & Mancini, A. (2005). Examining interventions for bereavement-related depression and PTSD. In L. Barbanel & R. J. Sternberg (Eds). Psychological interventions for victims of disaster and trauma. (pp. 37-56).New York: Singer.


    Mancini, A., Pressman, D., & Bonanno, G. A. (2005). Clinical interventions with the bereaved: What clinicians and counselors can learn from the CLOC study. In D. Carr, R. M. Nesse, & C. B. Wortman (Eds.), Late life widowhood: New Directions in research, theory, and practice. (pp. 255-278). New York: Springer.


    Wortman, C. B., Wolff, K., & Bonanno, G. A. (2004). Loss of an intimate partner through death. In D. J. Mashek & A. Aron (Eds.), Handbook of closeness and intimacy. (pp. 305-320). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.


    Westphal. M.. & Bonanno, G. A.  (2004). Emotional self-regulation. In M. Beauregard (Ed.), Consciousness, emotional self-regulation, and the brain. (pp. 1-34). Philadelphia: PA: Benjamins.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Coifman, K. (2004). Denial. In A. Christensen, R. Martin, & J. M. Smyth (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Psychology. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Papa, A.  (2003). The social and functional aspects of emotional expression during bereavement. In P.Phillipot, E.J. Coats, & R. S. Feldman (Eds.), Nonverbal behavior in clinical settings. (pp. 145-170). New York: Oxford University Press.


    Christ, G. H., Bonanno, G. A., Malkinson, R., & Rubin, S. (2002). Bereavement experiences after the death of a child. In M. J. Field, & R. E. Behrman (Eds.), When children die: Improving palliative and end-of-life care for children and their families. (pp.E1-E25). Washington, DC: National Academy Press.


    Bonanno, G. A.  (2001).  Emotion self-regulation.  In T.J. Mayne, & G.A. Bonanno (Eds.), Emotions: Current issues and future directions (pp. 251-285). New York: Guilford Press.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Mayne, T. J.  (2001). The future of emotion research.  In T.J. Mayne, & G.A. Bonanno (Eds.), Emotions: Current issues and future directions. (pp. 398-410). New York: Guilford Press.


    Bonanno, G. A.  (2001). Grief and emotion: A social-functional perspective.  In M. Stroebe, R. O. Hansson, W. Stroebe, & H. Schut (Eds.), Handbook of bereavement research: Consequences, coping, & care.  (pp. 493-516).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Kaltman, S.  (2000). The assumed necessity of working through memories of traumatic experiences.  In P. R. Duberstein & J. M. Masling (Eds.). Psychodynamic perspectives on sickness and health (pp. 165-200). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.


    Bonanno, G. A.  (1999). Factors associated with the effective accommodation to loss.  In C. Figley (Ed.), The traumatology of grieving, (pp. 37-52). Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis.


    Bonanno, G. A.  (1999). Emotional dissociation, self-deception, and adaptation to loss. In C. Figley (Ed.), The traumatology of grieving, (pp. 89-105). Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Siddique, H.  (1999).  Emotional dissociation, self-deception, and psychotherapy.  In J. A. Singer & P. Salovey (Eds.), At play in the field of consciousness: Essays in honor of Jerome L. Singer. (pp. 249-270). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Keuler, D. J.  (1998).  Psychotherapy without repressed memory: A parsimonious alternative based on contemporary memory research. In S. J. Lynn & K. M. McKonkey (Eds.), Truth in memory (pp. 437-463). New York: Guilford.


    Bonanno, G. A.  (1998). The concept of "Working through" loss: A critical evaluation of the cultural, historical, and empirical evidence.  In A. Maercker, M. Schuetzwohl, & Z. Solomon (Eds.),  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Life-Span, (pp. 221-247). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe & Huber.


    Bonanno, G. A.  (1995).  Accessibility, reconstruction, and the treatment of functional memory problems.  In A. Baddeley, B. A. Wilson, & F. Watts (Eds.), Handbook of memory disorders, (pp. 616-637). Sussex, England: Wiley & Sons.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Singer, J. L.  (1993). Controlling the stream of thought through perceptual and reflective processing. In D. Wegner & J. Pennebaker (Eds.), Handbook of Mental Control, (pp. 149-170). New York: Prentice‑Hall.


    Bonanno, G. A., & Singer, J. L. (1990). Repressive personality style: Theoretical and methodological implications for health and pathology. In J. L. Singer  (Ed.). Repression and dissociation ( pp. 435-470). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


    Singer, J. L., & Bonanno, G. A.  (1990). Personality and private experience: Individual variations in consciousness and in attention to subjective phenomena. In L. Pervin (Ed.), Handbook of personality theory and research (pp. 419-444). New York: Guilford.