Shona Vas' Publications

Selected Publications and Presentations

Zechmeister, J. S., Garcia, F., Romero, C., & Vas, S. N. (2004).  Don’t apologize unless you mean it: An empirical investigation of determinants of forgiveness.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23, 532-564.

Vas, S. N. (2002).  Expressive writing about interpersonal offenses:  Effects on forgiveness and health.  Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 63, 3028.

Grathouse, H., Vas, S. N. & Stephenson, M. (2008).  A preliminary analysis of psychological distress and coping with recurrent pregnancy loss.

Vas, S. N. & Zechmeister, J.S. (2002, August).  Expressive writing about interpersonal offenses:  Effects on forgiveness and health.  Poster presented at the 110th Annual National Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Garcia, F., Zechmeister, J. S., & Vas, S. N. (2000, May).  Forgiveness and retaliation following an interpersonal offense:  A laboratory investigation of arousal, harm, and apology.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Zechmeister, J. S., Vas, S. N., & Garcia, F. (1999, October).  The relationships among arousal, empathy and forgiveness.  Informal presentation at the Symposium for Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Boston, MA.

Vas, S. N., & Catanzaro, S. J. (1998, May).  Using the tripartite model to understand the relations of anxious and depressive symptoms with coping strategies.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.