Faculty Profiles

Katherine L. Fiori

Associate Professor And Department Chair
Psychology

Blodgett Hall Room 208
516.877.4809
516.877.4870
FIORI@ADELPHI.EDU

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Selected Publications and Presentations

Articles

Articles

Fiori, K. L., Rauer, A. J., Birditt, K. S., Brown, E., Jager, J., & Orbuch, T. (2016). Social network typologies of black and white married couples in midlife. Journal of Marriage and Family. doi:10.1111/jomf.12330

Smith, S. W., Levy, S. R., Hilsenroth, M. J., Fiori, K. L., & Bornstein, R. F. (2016). Relationship between patient SWAP-200 personality characteristics and therapist-rated alliance early in treatment. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(6), 437-444.

Santini, Z. I., Fiori, K. L., Feeney, J., Tyrovolas, S., Haro, J. P., Koyanagi, A. (2016). Social relationships, loneliness, and mental health among older men and women in Ireland: A prospective community-based study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 204, 59-69.

Santini, Z. I., Koyanagi, A., Tyrovolas, S., Haro, J. M. Fiori, K. L., Uwakwa, R., Thiyagarajan, J. A., Webber, M., Prince, M., & Prina, A. M. (2015). Social network typologies and mortality risk among older people in China, India, and Latin America: A 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based cohort study. Social Science & Medicine, 147, 134-143.

Windsor, T. D., Rioseco, P., Fiori, K. L., Curtis, R., & Booth, H. (2015), Structural and functional social network attributes moderate the association of self-rated health with mental health in midlife and older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 1-13.

Smith, S. W., Hilsenroth, M. J., Fiori, K. L., & Bornstein, R. F. (2014), Relationship between SWAP-200 patient personality characteristics and patient-rated alliance early in treatment. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202, 372-378.

Denckla, C. A., Fiori, K. L., Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2014), Development of the Crying Proneness Scale: Associations among crying proneness, empathy, attachment, and age. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 619-631.

Fiori, K. L., & Consedine, N. S. (2013), Positive and negative social exchanges and mental health across the transition to college: Loneliness as a mediator. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 30, 921-942.

Consedine, N. S., Tuck, N. L., & Fiori, K. L. (2013), Attachment and healthcare utilization among middle-aged and older African-descent men: Dismissiveness predicts less frequent digital rectal examination and prostate specific antigen screening. American Journal of Men's Health, 7, 382-393.

Sanders, A., Szymanski, K., & Fiori, K. L. (2013), The family roles of siblings of people diagnosed with a mental disorder: Heroes and lost children. International Journal of Psychology, 49, 257-262.

Capps, K. L., Fiori, K. L., Mullin, A. S. J., & Hilsenroth, M. J. (2013), Patient crying in psychotherapy: Who cries, and why? Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 22, 208-220.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., Denckla, C. A., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2013), Crying in context: Assocations with interpersonal dependency and social networks. Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships, 7, 44-62.

Conway, F., Magai, C., Jones, S., Fiori, K. L., & Gillespie, M. (2013), A six-year follow-up study of social network changes among African American, Caribbean, and US-born Caucasian urban older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 76, 1-27.

Consedine, N. S., Fiori, K. L., Tuck, N. L. & Merz, E.-M. (2013), Attachment, activity limitation, and health symtpoms in later life: The mediating roles of positive and negative affect and emotion regulation. Journal of Aging and Health, 25, 56-79.

Fiori, K. L., Windsor, T. D., Pearson, E. L., & Crisp, D. A. (2013), Can positive social exchanges buffer the detrimental effects of negative social exchanges?: Age and gender differences. Gerontology, 59, 40-52.

Huxhold, O., Fiori, K. L., & Windsor, T. (2012), The dynamic interplay of social network characteristics, subjective well-being, and health: The costs and benefits of socio-emotional selectivity. Psychology and Aging, online first.

Consedine, N. S., Fiori, K. L., & Magai, C. (2012), Regulating emotion expression and regulating emotion experience: Divergent associations with dimensions of attachment among older women. Attachment and Human Development, 16, 477-500.

Fiori, K. L. & Denckla, C. A. (2012), Social support and mental health in middle-aged men and women: A multidimensional approach. Journal of Aging and Health, 24, 407-438.

Fiori, K. L., & Jager, J. (2012), Social support networks and health across the lifespan: A longitudinal, pattern-centered approach. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 36, 117-129.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. , & Merz, E.-M. (2011), Attachment, social network size, and patterns of social exchange in later life. Research on Aging, 33, 465-493.

Marini, C. M, & Fiori, K. L. (2011, Winter), Work-family spillover interactions and psychological distress. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 16, 180-187.

Windsor, T. D., Fiori, K. L., & Crisp, D. A. (2011), Personal and neighborhood resources, future time perspective, and social relations in middle- and older-adulthood. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 67, 423-431.

Consedine, N. S. & Fiori, K. L. (2009), Gender moderates the associations between attachment and discrete emotions in later life. Aging & Mental Health, 13, 847 - 862.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2009), Late life attachment in context: Patterns of relating among men and women from seven ethnic groups. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 24, 121-141..

Magai, C., Consedine, N. S., Fiori, K. L., & King, A. (2009), Sharing the good, sharing the bad: The benefits of emotional self-disclosure among middle-aged and older adults. Journal of Aging and Health, 12, 286-313.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2008), The adaptive and maladaptive faces of dependency in later life: Links to physical and psychological health outcomes. Aging & Mental Health, 12, 700-712.

Fiori, K. L., Antonucci, T. C., & Akiyama, H. (2008), Profiles of social relations among older adults: A cross-cultural approach. Ageing and Society, 28, 203-231.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2008), Ethnic differences in patterns of social exchange among older adults: The role of resource context. Ageing and Society, 28, 495-524.

Fiori, K. L., Smith, J., & Antonucci, T. C. (2007), Social network types among older adults: A multidimensional approach. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 62B, P322-P330.

Keller-Cohen, D., Fiori, K. L., Toler, A., & Bybee, D. (2006), Social relations and communication in the elderly. Ageing and Society, 26, 585-605.

Fiori, K. L., Brown, E. E., Cortina, K. S., & Antonucci, T. C. (2006), Locus of control as a mediator of the relationship between religiosity and life satisfaction: Age, race, and gender differences. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 9, 239-263.

Fiori, K. L., McIlvane, J., Brown, E. E., & Antonucci, T. C. (2006), Social relations and depressive symptomatology: Self-efficacy as a mediator. Aging and Mental Health, 10, 227-239.

Fiori, K. L., Antonucci, T. C., & Cortina, K. S. (2006), Social network typologies and mental health among older adults. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 61B, P25-P32.

Fiori, K. L., Hays, J., & Meador, K. (2004), Spiritual turning points and perceived control over the life course. International Journal of AGing and Human Development, 59, 391-420.

Chapters

Chapters

Fiori, K. L., & Denckla, C. A. (2015). Friendship and happiness among middle-aged adults. In M. Demir (Eds.). Friendship and Happiness: Across the Life-Span and Cultures. Springer.

Antonucci, T. C., Fiori, K. L., Birditt, K., & Jackey, L. M. H. (2010). Convoys of Social Relations: Integrating Life Span and Life Course Perspectives. In A.F. Freund, M.L. Lamb, & R.M. Lerner (Eds.). Handbook of Lifespan Development. (pp. 434-473). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

Antonucci, T. C., Fiori, K. L., & Brown, E. E. (2006). ). Religion and spirituality at the end of life: A lifespan approach. In E. Dowling and W. G. Scarlett (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Spiritual and Religious Development in Childhood and Adolescence. (pp. 141-2). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

Higgins, D., & Fiori, K. L. (May, 2016). Social support and college adjustment:Comparisons of a veteran and non-veteran sample. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, IL.

Fiori, K. L., & Huxhold, O. (November, 2015). Educational and regional context interact to shape social development across the second half of life. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Orlando, FL.

Fiori, K. L., Denckla, C. A., Gonsalves, V., Ambrose, M., Gomes, D., & Bornstein, R. (2015). Toward an interactionist perspective on the dependency-crying relationship: Differential impact of presence of others in dependent and nondependent college students. In 2015 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. New York, NY.

Reisert, L. M. & Fiori, K. L. (2015). The association between adoption status and attachment styles during the transition to college. In 2015 Meeting of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Cheney, WA.

Smith, S. W., Levy, S. R., Hilsenroth, M. J., Fiori, K. L., & Bornstein, R. F. (2015). Relationship between patient SWAP-200 personality characteristics and therapist-rated alliance early in treatment. In 2015 Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment. Brooklyn, NY.

Fiori, K., L., & Rauer, A. (2014). Two can be as bad as one: Marital quality, loneliness, and mental health in older adulthood. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Washington, D.C..

Coyle, K., & Fiori, K. L. (2014). The relationship between Facebook use and emotional well-being as moderated by interpersonal relatedness among college students. In 2014 Meeting of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Lexington, KY.

Miller, S., & Fiori, K. L. (2013). Trajectories and race differences in division of labor and gender-equality norms of early and late transitioners to parenthood. In Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., Tuck, N. L., & Merz, E.-M. (2013). Attachment, activity limitation, and health symptoms in later life: The mediating roles of positive and negative affect and emotion regulation. In Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Buthmann, J., & Fiori, K. L. (2013). Attachment style moderates the association between relationship status change and mental health. In Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, D.C..

Singer, J., & Fiori, K. L. (2013). The interplay of physical and emotional dependency in older adults. In Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association. Reno, NV.

Fiori, K. L., Brown, E., Birditt, K. S., & Orbuch, T. (2012). Does personality matter?: Race differences in interactions between spousal personality traits predicting marital well-being 16 years later. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, CA.

Fiori, K. L., Birditt, K. S., Brown, E., & Orbuch, T. (2012). Social network typologies of black and white married couples: Implications for positive and negative marital quality. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, CA.

Marini, C., & Fiori, K. L. (2012). Work-family spillover and psychological distress in women: A perseon-centered approach. In Inaugural Meeting of the Work and Family Researchers Network. New York City, NY.

Capps, K., Fiori, K. L., Mullin, A., & Hilsenroth, M. (2012). Relationship between in-session patient crying behavior and therapeutic interventions. In 43rd International Meeting of Psychotherpay Research. Virginia Beach, VA.

Fasone, C. A., & Fiori, K. L. (2012). The stress buffering theory of social supprt in the college setting. In Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. Chicago, IL.

Denckla, C. A., Fiori, K. L., & Vingerhoets, A. D. (2012). Association among crying, empathy, and age: The crying proneness index. In 2012 Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) Emotion Conference. University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom.

Fiori, K. L., & Denckla, C. A. (2012). ). Crying and attachment style: The role of romantic relationships. In 2012 Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) Emotion Conference. University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom.

Kornobis, B. P., & Fiori, K. L. (2012). Examining the mechanisms of mindfulness in a stress reduction workshop with college students. In Meeting of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Ogden, UT.

Fiori, K. L., Windsor, T. D., & Crisp, D. A. (2011). Can positive social exchanges buffer the negative effects of negative social exchanges?: Age and gender differences. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Boston, MA.

Fiori, K. L., & Denckla, C. A. (2011). Social support and mental health in middle-aged men and women: A multidimensional approach. In Society for the Study of Human Development Biennial Meeting. Providence, RI.

Fiori, K. L., & Denckla, C. A. (2011). Crying in context: The influence of interpersonal dependency and social networks. In Fifth International Conference on The (Non)Expression of Emotions in Health and Disease. Tilburg, the Netherlands.

Fiori, K. L. (2011). Positive and Negative Social Exchanges and Mental Health across the Transition to College. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C..

Graziano, B. J., Curtis, R. C., Heinowitz, A. E. & Fiori, K. L. (2011). Personality and political extremism. In Annual Convention for the Association of Psychological Science. Washington, D. C..

Marini, C. M., & Fiori, K. L. (2011). Attachment style and well-being in first-year students: To commute or not to commute. In Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. Cambridge, MA.

Fiori, K. L., & Consedine, N. S. (2010). Gender moderates the associations between attachment and discrete emotions in late middle age and later life. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, LA.

Fiori, K. L., Chung, W.-J., & Consedine, N. S. (2010). The Adaptive and Maladaptive Faces of Dependency in Later Life: Links to Physical and Psychological Health Outcomes. In Annual Convention for the Association of Psychological Science. Boston, MA.

Fiori, K. L., Denckla, C., & Kaufmann, C. (2010). Social Support and mental health in middle-aged adults: Gender moderation. In Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. Brooklyn, NY.

Fiori, K. L., & Jager, J. (2009). Social Support Networks and Health across the Lifespan: A Longitudinal, Pattern-centered Approach. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Atlanta, GA.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2008). Late life attachment in context: Patterns of relating among men and women from seven ethnic groups. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. National Harbor, MD.

Consedine, N. S., Fiori, K. L., & Magai, C. (2008). Gender, attachment, and emotion in later life: patterns of relating are more closely linked to emotional experience among older men. In Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging (New York). Saratoga Springs, NY.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2008). The adaptive and maladaptive faces of relating to others in later life: Links to physical and psychological outcomes. In Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development. Würzburg, Germany.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2007). Ethnic differences in patterns of social exchange among older adults: The role of resource context. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. San Francisco, CA.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., Magai, C., & King, A. (2007). Sharing the good, sharing the bad: Gender and ethnicity moderate the benefits of positive and negative self-disclosure among middle-aged and older adults. In Fourth International Conference on the (Non)Expression of Emotions in Health and Disease. Tilburg, Netherlands.

Fiori, K. L., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2007). Ethnic differences in patterns of social exchange among older adults: The role of resource context. In LIFE Spring Academy. Berlin, Germany.

Fiori, K. L., & Antonucci, T. C. (2006). Social relations and heath among older adults: A network typology approach. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Dallas, TX.

Fiori, K. L., Birditt, K., & Antonucci, T. C. (2006). Social integration and health: Understanding micro-level mechanisms in a lifespan context. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans, LA.

Fiori, K. L., Smith, J., & Antonucci, T. C. (2005). Social contacts and loneliness among older adults: A typology. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, FL.

Fiori, K. L., & Antonucci, T. C. (2005). Social relations and health among the elderly: A cross-cultural and pattern-centered approach. In Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development. Asilomar, CA.

Fiori, K. L., Smith, J., & Antonucci, T. C. (2005). Social relations among the elderly: A person-centered approach. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D. C..

Keller-Cohen, D., Toler, A., Miller, D., Fiori, K. L., & Bybee, D. (2004). Relating social contact and communicative competence in the oldest old. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Washington, D. C..

Fiori, K. L., & Antonucci, T. C. (2004). Network typologies and depression among older adults: A replication. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Washington, D. C..

Keller-Cohen, D., Miller, D. L., & Fiori, K. L. (2004). Social engagement and communicative skills in the oldest old. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Associatio. Honolulu, HI.

Fiori, K. L., Brown, E. E., Cortina, K. S., & Antonucci, T. C. (2004). Religiosity, locus of control, and life satisfaction: Age, race, and gender differences. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, HI.

Brown, E. E., & Fiori, K. L. (2003). Marital tension, sense of control, and depression in black and white married couples. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. San Diego, CA.

Fiori, K. L., Antonucci, T. C., & McIlvane, J. (2003). Social support and depression: Efficacy as a mediator. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Torontou, Canada.

Fiori, K. L., Antonucci, T. C., Cortina, K. S., & Langfahl, E. (2002). Religiosity, sense of control, and life satisfaction: Mediation and moderation. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Boston, MA.

Fiori, K. L., Antonucci, T. C., & Cortina, K. S. (2002). Religiosity, sense of control, and life satisfaction: Mediation and moderation. In LIFE Fall Academy. Berlin, Germany.

Fiori, K. L., & Smith, J. (2002). Religiosity and well-being: Sense of control as a mediator. In Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Fiori, K. L., & Hays, J. (2001). Spiritual history: A qualitative study of spiritual turning points and perceived control. In Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Chicago, IL.

Invited Presentations

Invited Presentations

Fiori, K. L. (2012, May). Social networks across the lifespan: A LIFE perspective. 2012 Spring Academy of the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course, Berlin, Germany.

Fiori, K. L. (2010, August). Social support networks and health across the lifespan. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Fiori, K. L. (2009, August). My Fulbright experience: Paving the way towards understanding mechanisms and engaging in international collaborations. 2009 Annual Convention for the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Other Work

Other Work

Fiori, K. L. & Birditt, K. S. (2012). What if my spouse makes me more lonely?: Revisiting functional specificity. Adult Development and Aging News, 40(3).

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