Randall S. Jorgensen

Professor, Psychology


Ph.D., University of Kansas, Clinical Psychology
M.A., University of Kansas, Clinical Psychology
A.B., UCLA, Psychology

Research and Teaching Interests

My research interests relate to investigating the psychophysiological, cognitive, attentive, and behavioral linkages to health and well-being, with special reference to cardiovascular disorders.

Representative Publications

Jorgensen, R.S. (2009). Newly Reported Hypertension After Military Combat Deployment: Research Implications From a Biopsychosocial Perspective. [Invited Commentary].  Hypertension, 54, 956-957.

Jorgensen, R.S., Dusek, J.B., Richards, C.S., & McIntyre, J.G. (2009). An Experimental Investigation of consistency in Female Undergraduates’ Reports of Coping Efforts for the Same vs. Different Stressful Situations. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 41, 51-54.

Jorgensen, R.S., & Maisto, S.A. (2008). Alcohol consumption and prehypertension: An investigation of University Youth. Behavioral Medicine, 34, 21-26

Jorgensen, R.S., & Kolodziej, M.E. (2007). Suppressed anger, evaluative threat and cardiovascular reactivity: A tripartite profile approach. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 66, 102-108.

Jorgensen, R.S., & Thibodeau, R. (2007). Defensive avoidance of disapproval: the relationship of a defensive style to physical and mental health. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 15, 9-17.