DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Bishop, George D.
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Bishop, George D.

Professor

Ph.D. (Yale), M.S. (Yale), B.A. (Hope College)

My current research is concerned with some of the various ways in which psychological factors are involved in physical health. My research topics include 1) stress, emotion, and heart disease, 2) the psychosocial aspects of HIV and AIDS, and 3) illness cognition and behavior.

Research Interests:
  • Psychological stress
  • Psychosocial aspects of physical illness
  • Cross-cultural differences in emotion and emotional expression
  • Genetic and psychosocial factors in coronary heart disease
Recent/ Representative Publications:
  • Bishop, G.D. Kaur, D., Tan, V.L.M., Chua, L.M., Liew, S.M. & Mak, K.H. (2005)
    Effects of a psychosocial skills training workshop on psychophysiological and psychosocial risk in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    American Heart Journal, 150, 602-609.
  • Bishop, G.D., Ngau, F., & Pek, J. (2008).
    Domain-specific assessment of anger expression and ambulatory blood pressure.
    Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 1726-1737.
  • Bishop, G.D., Ng, D.P.K., Ngau, F., and Nurbaya, S. (2010).
    Ethnicity, gender, genotype, and anger as related to nocturnal dipping.
    Psychophysiology, 47, 1094-1101.