Department of Psychology, UCLA

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Mann Lab



Westling, E., Garcia, K., & Mann, T. (in press).  Discovery of meaning and adherence to medications in HIV-infected women. Journal of Health Psychology.


Lambird, K.M., & Mann, T. (in press). When Do Ego Threats Lead to Self-Regulation Failure? Negative Consequences of Defensive High Self-Esteem.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.


Parent, S., Ward, A., & Mann, T. (in press).  Health information processed under limited attention: Is it better to be “hot” or “cool”?  Health Psychology.


Mann, T., Tomiyama, A.J., Westling, E., Lew, A., Samuels, B., & Chatman, J. (in press).  Medicare’s search for effective obesity treatments: Diets are not the answer.  American Psychologist.


Westling, E., Mann, T., & Ward, A.(in press).  The self-control of smoking: When does narrowed attention help? Journal of Applied Social Psychology.


Sherman, D., Mann, T., & Updegraff, J. (in press). Approach/avoidance orientation, message framing, and health behavior: Understanding the congruency effect.  Motivation and Emotion.


Updegraff, J., Sherman, D., Luyster, F., & Mann, T. (in press). Understanding how tailored communications work:  The effects of message quality and congruency on perceptions of health messages.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.


Creswell, J.D., Welch, W.T., Taylor, S.E., Sherman, D.K., Gruenewald, T.L., & Mann, T. (2005). Affirmation of personal values buffers neuroendocrine and psychological stress responses. Psychological Science, 16, 846-851.


Mann, T., & Ward, A. (2004).  To eat or not to eat: Implications of the attentional myopia model for restrained eaters.  Journal of Abnormal  Psychology, 113, 90-98.


Mann, T., Sherman, D., & Updegraff, J. (2004).  Dispositional motivations and message framing: A test of the congruency hypothesis.  Health Psychology, 23, 330-334.


Garcia, K. & Mann, T. (2003).  From ‘I Wish’ to ‘I Will’: Social-Cognitive Predictors of Behavioral Intentions.  Journal of Health Psychology, 8, 347-360.


Roberts, K.J., & Mann, T. (2003).  Adherence to Antiretroviral Medications in HIV/AIDS Care: A Narrative Exploration of One Woman’s Foray into Intentional Nonadherence.  Health Care for Women International, 24, 552-564


Grusky, O., Marelich, W., Erger, J., Mann, T., Roberts, K.J., Steers, W. N., & Damesyn, M. (2003).  Evaluation of a Brief Low-Cost Intervention to Improve Antiretroviral Treatment Decisions.  AIDS Care, 15, 681-687.


Rotheram-Borus, M.J., Mann, T., Grusky, O., Frerichs, R., & Wight, R. (2001). A street intercept survey to assess attitudes and behaviors concerning HIV testing.  AIDS Education and Prevention, 13, 229-238.


Mann, T.  (2001).  Effects of future writing and optimism on reported health behaviors in HIV-infected females.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 26-33.


Abdollahi, P., & Mann, T. (2001)  Eating disorder symptoms and body image concerns in Iran:  Comparisons between Iranian women in Iran and in America.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 30, 259-268.


Mann, T., & Ward, A.  (2001).  Forbidden fruit: Cognitive and behavioral effects of specific food denial.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29, 319-327.


Arriaza, C., & Mann, T. (2001)  Ethnic Differences in Eating Disorder Symptoms among College Students:  The Confounding Role of Body Mass Index.  Journal of American College Health, 49, 309-315.


Roberts, K.J., & Mann, T. (2000).  Barriers to Antiretroviral Medication Adherence in HIV-Infected Women.  AIDS Care, 12, 377-386.


Ward, A.* & Mann, T.*  (2000).  Don’t mind if I do: Disinhibited eating under cognitive load.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 753-763*Equal contributions.  Authorship determined by coin flip. 


Mann, T. (2000).  The Prevention of Eating Disorders.  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 8, 81-84.


Mann, T., Grusky, O., Marelich, W., Erger, J., & Bing, E.  (2000).  The implementation of the DHHS Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected adults.  AIDS Care, 12, 187-192.


Erger, J., Mann, T., Marelich, W.D., & Grusky, O. (2000). HIV health care provider/patient interaction: Observations on the process of providing antiretroviral treatment.  AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 14, 259-268.


Marelich, W., Grusky, O., Erger, J., Mann, T., & Roberts, K.J.  (2000).  Biomedical Markers, Adherence Myths, and Organizational Structure: A Two-Stage Model of HIV Healthcare Provider Decision-Making.  In (Kronenfeld, JJ, ed.) Health care providers, institutions, and patients.  Stamford, CO: Jai Press.


Rotheram-Borus, M.J., Mann, T., & Chabon, B.  (1999).  Use and correlates of amphetamines among youths living with HIV.  AIDS Education and Prevention, 11, 232-242.


Kato, P.*, & Mann, T.* (1999).  A synthesis of psychological interventions for the bereaved.  Clinical Psychology Review, 19, 275-296* Equal contributions.  Authorship is alphabetical.


Murphy, D., Mann, T., O’Keefe, Z., & Rotheram-Borus, M.J.  (1998).  Number of pregnancies, outcome expectancies, and social norms among HIV-infected young women.  Health Psychology, 17, 470-475.


Mann, T., & Burgard, D.  (1998).  Interventions for eating disorder prevention: What we don't know can hurt us.  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 6, 101-103.


Mann, T., Nolen-Hoeksema, S., Huang, K., Burgard, D., Wright, A., & Hanson, K. (1997). Are two interventions worse than none?  Joint primary and secondary prevention of eating disorders in college females.  Health Psychology, 16, 215-225(Reported by the New York Times, Washington Post, APA Monitor, CNN, MSNBC, and others.)


Mann, T. (1996).  Why do we need a health psychology of gender or sexual orientation?  In Kato, P., and Mann, T. (eds.), Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology.  New York: Plenum.


Mann, T., & Kato, P. (1996).  Diversity issues in health psychology.  In Kato, P., and Mann, T. (eds.), Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology.  New York: Plenum.


Mann, T., & Brenner, L. (1996).  Improving text memory by organizing interfering text at retrieval. American Journal of Psychology, 109, 539-549.


Mann, T. (1994).  Informed consent for psychology research: Do subjects comprehend consent forms and understand their legal rights?  Psychological Science, 5, 140-143.  (Also reprinted in Bersoff, D. (Ed.), Ethical Conflicts in Psychology.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.)


Bower, G., & Mann, T. (1992).  Improving recall by recoding interfering material at the time of recall.  Journal of Experimental Psychology, Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 18, 1310-1320. 




Kato, P., & Mann, T. (eds.), (1996).  Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology.  New York: Plenum. 


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Mann, T., & Carlson, J. (1995).  Instructor’s Manual, to accompany Introduction to Psychology, by Atkinson, Atkinson, Smith, Bem, & Nolen-Hoeksema, 12th edition.