Carolyn Aldwin, Ph.D.

Center for Healthy Aging Jo Anne Leonard Endowed Director
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At OSU
Affiliation(s): 
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Human Development and Family Sciences
Center for Healthy Aging Research
Gerontology
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My research examines how psychosocial factors affect health, especially how individuals cope with stress. I also examine how personality, mental health, and physical health change across the lifespan. I am particularly interested in factors which affect the rate of aging, as well as stress-related growth.

Beyond OSU
My Publications

2013

Book Chapter

M. R. Levenson, Aldwin, C., and Igarashi, H., Religious Development from Adolescence to Middle Adulthood, in Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, New York: Guilford Press, 2013, pp. 183-197.
M. R. Levenson and Aldwin, C., Mindfulness as Religious Practice, 2nd ed., New York: Guilford Press, 2013, pp. 580-594.

2012

Journal Article

C. Aldwin and Igarashi, H., An Ecological Model of Resilience in Late Life, Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 115 - 130, 2012.

2009

Book Chapter

C. Aldwin, Levenson, M. R., and Kelly, L. L., Lifespan developmental perspectives on stress-related growth, in Positive life changes in the context of medical illness, Washington, DC: APA press, 2009, pp. 87-104.

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