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Rosie Shrout

Contact Information
Email: shrout@purdue.edu
Office: FWLR 202 Map
Phone: 765-496-3006
Fax: 765-494-0503
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Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Science

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PhD University of Nevada Reno Interdisciplinary Social Psychology 2019

Research Interests

Connections between couples’ relationships, stress, and health across adulthood and later life; dyadic coping and chronic illness management; psychoneuroimmunology and aging biomarkers; dyadic, biobehavioral, and longitudinal methods

Teaching Interests

Couple and family relationships across the life course; stress and coping; adult development and aging; health and biosocial processes; human sexuality; research and statistical methods (dyadic methods, multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling.


2022 - Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity Research Grant (2)
2022 - Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute KL2 Early Career Investigator Award
2018 - Foundation for American Psychological Association for Rehabilitation Psychology
2018 - University of Nevada, Reno College of Education Scholarly Research Grant

Selected Publications

Shrout, M. R., Wilson, S. J., Renna, M. E., Madison, A. A., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K. (in Press). "We've Got This:" Middle-aged And Older Couples' Satisfying Relationships And We-talk Promote Better Physiological, Relational, And Emotional Responses To Conflict. Psychosomatic Medicine. Advance Online Publication. Https://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000001162

Shrout, M. R., Black, A. E., Wilson, S. J., Renna, M. E., Madison, A. A., Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K., & Reis, H. T. (2023). How Aging Couples' Emotional And Physiological Associations Change Across Positive, Supportive, And Conflictual Discussions: Roles Of Capitalization And Responsive Behaviors. Biological Psychology, 177, 108500. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2023.108500

Shrout, M. R., Renna, M. E., Madison, A. A., Malarkey, W.B., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K. (2023). Marital Negativity's Festering Wounds: The Emotional, Immunological, And Relational Toll Of Couples' Negative Communication Patterns. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 149, 105989. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2022.105989

Shrout, M. R., Madison, A. A., Renna, M. E., Alfano, C. M., Povoski, S. P., Lipari, A. M., Agnese, D. Carson III, W. E., Malarkey, W. B., Bailey, M. T., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. (2022). The Gut Connection: Gut Leakiness As A Pathway From Breast Cancer Survivors' Relationship Satisfaction To Inflammation Across Treatment. Brain, Behavior, And Immunity, 100, 145-154. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2021.11.012

Shrout, M. R. (2021). The Health Consequences Of Stress In Couples: A Review And New Integrated Dyadic Biobehavioral Stress Model. Brain, Behavior, And Immunity - Health, 16, 100328. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbih.2021.100328

Shrout, M. R., Renna, M. E., Madison, A. A., Alfano, C. M., Povoski, S. P., Lipari, A. M., Agnese, D. M., Farrar, W. B., Carson III, W. E., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. (2021). Breast Cancer Survivors' Satisfying Marriages Predict Better Psychological And Physical Health: A Longitudinal Comparison Of Satisfied, Dissatisfied, And Unmarried Women. Psycho-Oncology, 30(5), 699-707. Https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5615

Shrout, M. R., & Weigel, D. J. (2021). A Two-wave Study On The Health And Relationship Consequences Of Experienced Stigma Among Individuals With Concealable Chronic Health Conditions. Journal Of Health Psychology, 26(6), 860-869. Https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105319849637

Shrout, M. R., Renna, M. E., Madison, A. A., Jaremka, L. M., Fagundes, C. P., Malarkey, W. B., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. (2020). Cortisol Slopes And Conflict: A Spouse's Perceived Stress Matters. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 121. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104839

Shrout, M. R., Renna, M. E., Madison, A. A., Alfano, C. M., Povoski, S. P., Lipari, A. M., Agnese, D. M., Yee, L. D., Carson III, W. E., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. (2020). Relationship Satisfaction Predicts Lower Stress And Inflammation In Breast Cancer Survivors: A Longitudinal Study Of Within-person And Between-person Effects. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 118. Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104708

Shrout, M. R., Brown, R. D., Orbuch, T. L., & Weigel, D. J. (2019). A Multidimensional Examination Of Marital Conflict And Health Over 16 Years. Personal Relationships, 26(3), 490-506. Https://doi.org/10.1111/pere.12292

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