Research

Ongoing Research
Complicated Grief and Sleep

Examining the effects of Complicated Grief on sleep quality.

Complicated Grief Behaviors

Examining the role of yearning and emotional pain in Complicated Grief

Peer-reviewed Publications

Arizmendi, B., Seeley, S. H., Allen, J. J. B., Killgore, W. D. S., Andrews-Hanna, J. R., Weihs, K. L., & O’Connor, M-F. (under review). A pull to be close: The differentiating effects of oxytocin and grief stimulus type on approach behavior in complicated grief.

De Feijter, M., O’Connor, M-F., Arizmendi, B., Arfan Ikram, M., Luik, A. (under review). The longitudinal association of actigraphy-estimated sleep with grief in middle-aged and elderly persons.

 

Arizmendi, B., Kaszniak, A. W., & O’Connor, M-F. (2016). Disrupted prefrontal activity during emotion processing in complicated grief: an fMRI investigation. NeuroImage, 164, 968-976.

 

Arizmendi, B., & O’Connor, M-F. (2015). What is “normal” in grief? Australian Critical Care, 28(2), 58-62

 

O’Connor, M-F. & Arizmendi, B., & Kaszniak, A. W. (2014). Virtually supportive: A feasibility pilot study of an online support group for dementia caregivers in a 3D virtual environment. Journal of Aging Studies, 30, 87-93. NIHMSID 593742.

 

O’Connor, M-F. & Arizmendi, B. (2013). Neuropsychological correlates of Complicated Grief in older spousally bereaved adults. Journals of Gerontology B Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences, 69B(1), 12-18. DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbt025

 

Courtney, C., Dawson, M., Rizzo, A., Arizmendi, B., & Parsons, T.D. (2013). Predicting navigation performance with psychophysiological responses to threat in a virtual environment. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8021, 129-138.

 

Parsons, T.D., Courtney, C., Dawson, M., Rizzo, A., & Arizmendi, B. (2013). Visuospatial processing and learning effects in virtual reality based mental rotation and navigational tasks. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 8019, 75-83.

 

Parsons, T.D., Courtney, C., Arizmendi, B., & Dawson, M. (2011). Virtual reality Stroop task for neurocognitive assessment. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics,143, 433-439.