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Cory Bolkan's Research Site Department of Human Development

Recent Publications


  • Kim, E., Ullrich-French, S., Bolkan, C., & Hill, L. (2017). Correlates of physical activity for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias: The role of caregivers. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias, 33 (2), 122 – 130.
  • Neal, M., Cannon, M., DeLaTorre, A., Bolkan, C., Werner, I., Nolan, E., López Norori, M., LargaespadaFredersdorff, C., & Brown Wilson, K. (2017). Addressing the needs of older Nicaraguans living on the edge: A university-community partnership in international service learning. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 38(1), 119 – 138. doi: 10.1080/02701960.2016.1259161
  • Davis, T.D., Campbell, D.G., Bonner, L.M., Bolkan C., Lanto, A., Chaney, E.F., Waltz, T., Zivin, K.,Yano, E.M., Rubenstein, L.V. (2016).  Women Veterans with depression in VA primary care:  An assessment of needs and preferences. Women’s Health Issues, 26(6): 656 – 666.  doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2016.08.001
  • Campbell, D.G., Bonner, L.B., Bolkan, C., Lanto, A.B., Zivin, K., Waltz, T. J., Klap, R., Rubenstein, L.V., & Chaney, E. F. (2016). Stigma predicts treatment preferences and care engagement among Veterans Affairs primary care patients with depression. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50 (4); 533 – 544. doi: 10.1007/s12160-016-9780-1
  • Bolkan, C., Hooker, K., & Coehlo, D. (2015). Possible selves and depressive symptoms in later life.Research on Aging, 37(1), 41 – 62. doi: 10.1177/0164027513520557.
  • Corbett, C.F., Dupler, A.E., Smith, S., Setter, S.M., Balogh, E.M., & Bolkan, C. (2014). Transitional care medication safety: Stakeholders’ perspectives. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Advances in Patient Safety and Medical Liability
  • Bolkan, C., Srinivasen, E., Dewar, A., & Schubel, S. (2014). Learning through loss: Implementing lossography narratives in death education. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. doi: 10.1080/02701960.2014.926268
  • Waltz, T.J., Campbell, D.G., Kirchner, J., Lombardero, A., Bolkan, C., Zivin, K., Lanto, A., Chaney, E., & Rubenstein, L.V. (2014). Veterans with depression in primary care: Treatment preferences, treatment matching, and satisfaction with care.Families, Systems, & Health. doi: 10.1037/fsh0000071
  •  Bolkan, C., Hooker, K., & Coehlo, D. (2014). Possible selves and depressive symptoms in later life. Research on Aging.
  • Bonner, L.M., Lanto, A.B., Bolkan, C., Watson, G.S., Campbell, D.G., Chaney, E.F., & Rubenstein, L., (2013). Help-seeking from clergy and spiritual counselors among Vetrans with depression and PTSD in primary care. Journal of Religion & Health, 52, 707-718.  doi: 10.1007/s10943-012-9671-0
  • Bolkan, C., Bonner, L.,M, Campbell, D.G., Lanto, A.B., Ziving, K., Chaney, E. F., & Rubenstein, L., (2013). Family involvement, medication adherence, and depression outcomes among patients in Veterans Affairs primary care.Psychiatric Services, 64, 472 – 478. doi: 10.1176/
  • Zivin, K., Campbell, D.G., Lanto, A., Chaney, E., Bolkan, C., Bonner, L., Miller, E., Valenstein, M., Waltz, T., & Rubenstein, L. (2012). Relationships between mood and employment over time among depressed primary care patients. General Hospital Psychiatry, 34,  468 – 477. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.05.008
  • Bolkan, C. & Hooker, K. (2012). Self-regulation and social cognition in adulthood: The gyroscope of personality. In M. Sliwinski and S. Whitbourne (Eds.) Handbook of Developmental Psychology: Adult Development and Aging (pp. 357-380). Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
  • Chaney, E., Rubenstein, L., Liu, C., Yano, E., Bolkan, C., Lee, M., Simon, B., Lanto, A., Felker, B., & Uman, J. (2011). Implementing collaborative care for depression treatment in primary care: A cluster randomized evaluation of a quality improvement practice redesign. Implementation Science, 6 (121). doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-6-121
  • Campbell, DG, Bonner, LB, Bolkan, C, Chaney, E., Felker, B, & Sherman, S., & Rubenstein, L. (2011). Suicide risk management: Development and analysis of a telephone-based approach to patient safety. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 1 (3), 372 – 383. doi: 10.1007/s13142-011-0055-x
  • Bolkan, C., Sano, Y., De Costa, J. L., Acock, A. C., & Day, R. (2010). Early adolescents’ perceptions of mothers’ and fathers’ parenting styles and problem behaviors. Marriage and Family Review, 46 (8), 563-579.
  • Liu, F., Bolkan, C., Chan, D., Yano, E. M., Rubenstein, L., and Chaney, E. (2009). Dual use of VA and non-VA services among patients with depression. Journal of Internal Medicine, 24 (3), 305 – 311. doi: 10.1007/s11606-008-0867-7
  • Bolkan, C., Mierdiercks, P., and Hooker, K. (2008). Stability and change in personality: Middle to old age. In M. C. Smith (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Adult Development and Learning (pp. 221 – 240). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.