Laura Klein

Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Laura Klein

Research Summary

Biobehavioral effects of stress on drug abuse; sex differences in neuroendocrine and behavioral stress responses; nicotine regulation of stress reactivity.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Hydrocortisone Caregivers Caffeine Health Dementia Family Health Diet Asthma Salivary Alpha Amylases Sleep Workplace Area Under Curve Brain Biomarkers Anger Conflict (Psychology) Research Anxiety Nicotine Blood Vessels Rheumatoid Arthritis Hemodynamics Thyrotropin Juglans Autism Spectrum Disorder

Most Recent Papers

Emotional state can affect inflammatory responses to pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients: Preliminary findings

Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Sunmi Song, Ambika Mathur, David A. Wagstaff, Laura Cousino Klein, Courtney Whetzel, William T. Ayoub, 2019, Psychological reports on p. 2026-2049

Emotional state can affect inflammatory responses to pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients: Preliminary findings

2018, on p. 24

Asthma induction during development and adult lung function, behavior and brain gene expression

Jasmine I. Caulfield, Michael J. Caruso, Rebecca A. Bourne, Nicole R. Chirichella, Laura C. Klein, Timothy Craig, Robert H. Bonneau, Avery August, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2018, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience

Fitting a model to behavior reveals what changes cognitively when under stress and with caffeine

Sue E. Kase, Frank Edward Ritter, Jeanette M. Bennett, Laura Klein, Michael Schoelles, 2017, Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures on p. 1-9

Peri-adolescent asthma symptoms cause adult anxiety-related behavior and neurobiological processes in mice

Jasmine I. Caulfield, Michael J. Caruso, Kerry C. Michael, Rebecca A. Bourne, Nicole R. Chirichella, Laura C. Klein, Timothy Craig, Robert H. Bonneau, Avery August, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2017, Behavioural Brain Research on p. 244-255

Diurnal salivary alpha-amylase dynamics among dementia family caregivers

Yin Liu, Douglas A. Granger, Kyungmin Kim, Laura C. Klein, David M. Almeida, Steven H. Zarit, 2017, Health Psychology on p. 160-168

Diurnal salivary alpha-amylase dynamics among dementia family caregivers: Daily stressors and adult day services use.

Yin Liu, D Granger, K Kim, Laura Klein, David Almeida, Steven Zarit, 2017, on p. 160-168

The effects of a cluster randomized controlled workplace intervention on sleep and work-family conflict outcomes in an extended care setting

Miguel Marino, Marie Killerby, Soomi Lee, Laura Klein, Phyllis Moen, Ryan Olson, Ellen Ernst Kossek, Rosalind King, Leslie Erickson, Lisa F. Berkman, Orfeu M. Buxton, 2016, Sleep health on p. 297-308

Effects on cigarette consumption of a work-family supportive organisational intervention

David A. Hurtado, Cassandra A. Okechukwu, Orfeu M. Buxton, Leslie Hammer, Ginger C. Hanson, Phyllis Moen, Laura Klein, Lisa F. Berkman, 2016, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health on p. 1155-1161

Exposure to nicotine increases nicotinic acetylcholine receptor density in the reward pathway and binge ethanol consumption in C57BL/6J adolescent female mice

Alicia R. Locker, Michael J. Marks, Helen M. Kamens, Laura Cousino Klein, 2016, Brain Research Bulletin on p. 13-22

Most-Cited Papers

Frontiers in the use of biomarkers of health in research on stress and aging

Jennifer R. Piazza, David M. Almeida, Natalia O. Dmitrieva, Laura C. Klein, 2010, Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences on p. 513-525

Effectiveness of the gluten-free, casein-free diet for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

Christine M. Pennesi, Laura Cousino Klein, 2012, Nutritional Neuroscience on p. 85-91

Effects of diets high in walnuts and flax oil on hemodynamic responses to stress and vascular endothelial function

Sheila G. West, Andrea Likos Krick, Laura Cousino Klein, Guixiang Zhao, Todd F. Wojtowicz, Matthew McGuiness, Paul Wagner, Rachel M. Ceballos, Bruce J. Holub, Penny M. Kris-Etherton, 2010, Journal of the American College of Nutrition on p. 595-603

Synchrony of diurnal cortisol pattern in couples

Siwei Liu, Michael J. Rovine, Laura Cousino Klein, David M. Almeida, 2013, Journal of Family Psychology on p. 579-588

A workplace intervention improves sleep

Ryan Olson, Tori L. Crain, Todd E. Bodner, Rosalind King, Leslie B. Hammer, Laura Cousino Klein, Leslie Erickson, Phyllis Moen, Lisa F. Berkman, Orfeu M. Buxton, 2015, Sleep health on p. 55-65

The effects of adult day services on family caregivers' daily stress, affect, and health

Steven H. Zarit, Kyungmin Kim, Elia E. Femia, David M. Almeida, Laura C. Klein, 2014, Gerontologist on p. 570-579

Caffeine and stress alter salivary α-amylase activity in young men

Laura C. Klein, Jeanette M. Bennett, Courtney A. Whetzel, Douglas A. Granger, Frank E. Ritter, 2010, Human Psychopharmacology on p. 359-367

Anticipating an easier day

Laura Cousino Klein, Kyungmin Kim, David M. Almeida, Elia E. Femia, Michael J. Rovine, Steven H. Zarit, 2016, Gerontologist on p. 303-312

The role of daily activities in youths' stress physiology

Susan Marie McHale, Michelle K. Blocklin, Kimberly N. Walter, Kelly D. Davis, David Almeida, Laura Klein, 2012, Journal of Adolescent Health on p. 623-628

Elevated thyroid stimulating hormone is associated with elevated cortisol in healthy young men and women

Kimberly N. Walter, Elizabeth J. Corwin, Jan Ulbrecht, Laurence M. Demers, Jeanette M. Bennett, Courtney A. Whetzel, Laura Cousino Klein, 2012, Thyroid Research