Publications by authors named "Roxane Cohen Silver"

58Publications

Coping with cascading collective traumas in the United States.

Nat Hum Behav 2020 Oct 26. Epub 2020 Oct 26.

Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA.

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October 2020

The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic: A probability-based, nationally representative study of mental health in the United States.

Sci Adv 2020 10 14;6(42). Epub 2020 Oct 14.

Departments of Psychological Science and Medicine and Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA.

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October 2020

Surviving the trauma of COVID-19.

Science 2020 07;369(6499):11

Roxane Cohen Silver is a professor of psychological science, public health, and medicine at the University of California, Irvine, CA, USA, and the president of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Washington, DC, USA.

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July 2020

Worst Life Events and Media Exposure to Terrorism in a Nationally Representative U.S. Sample.

J Trauma Stress 2020 Dec 20;33(6):984-993. Epub 2020 Nov 20.

Department of Psychological Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.

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December 2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-2019) outbreak: Amplification of public health consequences by media exposure.

Health Psychol 2020 May 23;39(5):355-357. Epub 2020 Mar 23.

Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, University of California, Irvine.

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May 2020

Associations between exposure to childhood bullying and abuse and adulthood outcomes in a representative national U.S. sample.

Child Abuse Negl 2020 03 13;101:104048. Epub 2020 Jan 13.

Department of Psychological Science, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA; Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA; Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2020

Using Big Data to Study the Impact of Mass Violence: Opportunities for the Traumatic Stress Field.

J Trauma Stress 2019 10 8;32(5):653-663. Epub 2019 Oct 8.

Department of Psychological Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.

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October 2019

Exposure to prior negative life events and responses to the Boston marathon bombings.

Psychol Trauma 2020 Mar 26;12(3):320-329. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

Department of Psychological Science.

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March 2020

Exposure to prior negative life events and responses to the Boston marathon bombings.

Psychol Trauma 2020 Mar 26;12(3):320-329. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

Department of Psychological Science.

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March 2020

This is not a drill: Anxiety on Twitter following the 2018 Hawaii false missile alert.

Am Psychol 2020 Jul-Aug;75(5):683-693. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Department of Psychological Science, University of California, Irvine.

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October 2020

Media exposure to mass violence events can fuel a cycle of distress.

Sci Adv 2019 04 17;5(4):eaav3502. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Department of Psychological Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.

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April 2019

Who watches an ISIS beheading-And why.

Am Psychol 2019 Jul-Aug;74(5):555-568. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Department of Psychological Science.

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June 2020

Grief in Veterans: An Unexplored Consequence of War.

Am J Public Health 2019 03;109(3):394-395

At the time this editorial was written, Pauline Lubens was with the Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine. Roxane Cohen Silver is with the Department of Psychological Science, the Program in Public Health, and the Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine.

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March 2019

Media Coverage, Forecasted Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, and Psychological Responses Before and After an Approaching Hurricane.

JAMA Netw Open 2019 01 4;2(1):e186228. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Psychological Science, University of California, Irvine.

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January 2019

Community organizations and mental health after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Soc Sci Med 2019 02 17;222:367-376. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Psychological Science, Department of Medicine, and Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Grief and Solidarity Reactions 1 Week After an On-Campus Shooting.

J Interpers Violence 2018 Mar 1:886260518766431. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

2 University of California, Irvine, USA.

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March 2018

Aftermath of Terror: A Nationwide Longitudinal Study of Posttraumatic Stress and Worry Across the Decade Following the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks.

J Trauma Stress 2018 02;31(1):146-156

Department of Psychology & Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.

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February 2018

Distress and rumor exposure on social media during a campus lockdown.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2017 10 17;114(44):11663-11668. Epub 2017 Oct 17.

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-7085;

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October 2017

The importance of the neighborhood in the 2014 Ebola outbreak in the United States: Distress, worry, and functioning.

Health Psychol 2017 12 20;36(12):1181-1185. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

Departments of Psychology and Social Behavior and Medicine, University of California, Irvine.

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December 2017

Public Understanding of Ebola Risks: Mastering an Unfamiliar Threat.

Risk Anal 2018 01 8;38(1):71-83. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

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January 2018

Evacuation from Natural Disasters: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Risk Anal 2017 04 21;37(4):812-839. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Department of Psychology & Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

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April 2017

Tweeting negative emotion: An investigation of Twitter data in the aftermath of violence on college campuses.

Psychol Methods 2016 12;21(4):526-541

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine.

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December 2016

Media Use and Exposure to Graphic Content in the Week Following the Boston Marathon Bombings.

Am J Community Psychol 2016 09 12;58(1-2):47-59. Epub 2016 Sep 12.

Department of Psychology & Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

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September 2016

Developing an Understanding of Victims and Violent Offenders: The Impact of Fostering Empathy.

J Interpers Violence 2017 Feb 11;32(3):399-422. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

2 University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

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February 2017

Post-Disaster Mental Health Among Parent-Child Dyads After a Major Earthquake in Indonesia.

J Abnorm Child Psychol 2015 Oct;43(7):1309-18

Department of Psychology & Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA, 92697, USA.

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October 2015

The shared experience of adolescent and young adult cancer patients and their caregivers.

Psychooncology 2015 Dec 25;24(12):1746-53. Epub 2015 Mar 25.

School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.

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December 2015

A national study of health care service utilization and substance use after the 2010 Chilean earthquake.

Psychiatr Serv 2014 Nov;65(11):1392-5

Dr. Garfin, Dr. Juth, and Dr. Silver are with the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ugalde, Mr. Linn, and Dr. Inostroza are with the Instituto de Salud Pública, Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile. Send correspondence to Dr. Silver (e-mail: ).

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November 2014

Media's role in broadcasting acute stress following the Boston Marathon bombings.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Jan 9;111(1):93-8. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Program in Nursing Science, Departments of Psychology and Social Behavior and Medicine, and Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697.

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January 2014

Psychological and physiological responses following repeated peer death.

PLoS One 2013 27;8(9):e75881. Epub 2013 Sep 27.

Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2014

A lifespan perspective on terrorism: age differences in trajectories of response to 9/11.

Dev Psychol 2013 May 18;49(5):986-98. Epub 2012 Jun 18.

Center for Healthy Aging, Pennsylvania State University, 118 Henderson Hall, University Park, PA 16803, USA.

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May 2013

Protective factors and predictors of vulnerability to chronic stress: a comparative study of 4 communities after 7 years of continuous rocket fire.

Soc Sci Med 2012 Mar 29;74(5):757-66. Epub 2011 Nov 29.

NATAL, The Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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March 2012

Health status and health care utilization following collective trauma: a 3-year national study of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

Soc Sci Med 2011 Aug 12;73(4):483-490. Epub 2011 Jul 12.

Dept of Psychology & Social Behavior, 4201 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-7085, USA.

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August 2011

An introduction to "9/11: ten years later".

Am Psychol 2011 Sep;66(6):427-8

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 4201 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-7085, USA.

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September 2011

Growing up in the shadow of terrorism: youth in America after 9/11.

Am Psychol 2011 Sep;66(6):468-81

Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1104, USA.

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September 2011

What should we expect after the next attack?

Am Psychol 2011 Sep;66(6):567-72

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 4201 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697-7085, USA.

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September 2011

Whatever does not kill us: cumulative lifetime adversity, vulnerability, and resilience.

J Pers Soc Psychol 2010 Dec;99(6):1025-41

Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York 14260-4110, USA.

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December 2010

Lifetime exposure to adversity predicts functional impairment and healthcare utilization among individuals with chronic back pain.

Pain 2010 Sep 1;150(3):507-515. Epub 2010 Jul 1.

Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA Center for Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Pain Management, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY, USA Program in Nursing Science, University of California, Irvine, USA Departments of Psychology and Social Behavior and Medicine, University of California, Irvine, USA.

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September 2010

A community responds to collective trauma: an ecological analysis of the James Byrd murder in Jasper, Texas.

Am J Community Psychol 2009 Dec;44(3-4):233-48

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 4201 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-7085, USA.

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December 2009

Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11.

J Trauma Stress 2009 Apr;22(2):81-90

Department of Psychology, State University of New York-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260-4110, USA.

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April 2009

Searching for and finding meaning in collective trauma: results from a national longitudinal study of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

J Pers Soc Psychol 2008 Sep;95(3):709-22

Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242-0001, USA.

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September 2008

Expressing thoughts and feelings following a collective trauma: immediate responses to 9/11 predict negative outcomes in a national sample.

J Consult Clin Psychol 2008 Aug;76(4):657-67

Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260-4110, USA.

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August 2008

World benevolence beliefs and well-being across the life span.

Psychol Aging 2008 Mar;23(1):13-23

Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA.

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March 2008

Terrorism, acute stress, and cardiovascular health: a 3-year national study following the September 11th attacks.

Arch Gen Psychiatry 2008 Jan;65(1):73-80

Program in Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, 205B Irvine Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-3959, USA.

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January 2008

Parental response and adolescent adjustment to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

J Trauma Stress 2007 Dec;20(6):1063-8

Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, USA.

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December 2007

The stage theory of grief.

JAMA 2007 Jun;297(24):2692; author reply 2693-4

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June 2007

The role of perceived similarity in supportive responses to victims of negative life events.

Pers Soc Psychol Bull 2006 Nov;32(11):1537-46

Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500, USA.

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November 2006

Web-based methods in terrorism and disaster research.

J Trauma Stress 2006 Apr;19(2):185-93

Abt Associates, Inc., NC 27703, USA.

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April 2006

Physical and mental health costs of traumatic war experiences among Civil War veterans.

Arch Gen Psychiatry 2006 Feb;63(2):193-200

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697-7085, USA.

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February 2006

Nationwide longitudinal study of psychological responses to September 11.

JAMA 2002 Sep;288(10):1235-44

Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-7085, USA.

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September 2002