Research Publications


Moscoso, MS. & Merino-Soto C. (2022). Internal estructure of the Peruvian Mindfulness & Equanimity Inventory. Revista Colombiana de Psicologia. Vol 31, 1, 49-64.  2022 RCP Inventario mindfulness


Lengacher, CA., Gruss, LF., Kip, KE., Reich, RR., Chauca, K., Moscoso, MS., et al., 2021. Mindfulness-based stress reduction for breast cancer survivors (MBSR(BC)): evaluating mediators of psychological and physical outcomes in a large randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral medicine.  USF 2021 Mediators


Lengacher, CA., Rodriguez, C., Moscoso, MS. et al., 2020. Development and implementation of a spanish, mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR, BC) program for breast cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology. SS. F51, pp 117. USF 2020 APOS Spanish MBSR Program


Lengacher, C.A. et al. (2019). A large randomized trial: Effects of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for breast cancer survivors on salivary cortisol and IL-6. Biological Research for Nursing. doi:10.1177/1099800418789777. USF 2018 Cortisol & IL-6 Randomized Large


Lengacher,CA., Reich, R., Ramesar, BS.,Alinat, C., Moscoso, MS., et al. (2018) Feasibility of the mobile mindfulness-based stress reduction for breast cancer (mMBSR(BC)) program for symptom improvementamong breast cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology; 27: 524-531. USF 2018 mMBSR feasibility


Reich, R.R., et al. (2017). A randomized controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness based stress reduction of levels of inflammatory biomarkers among recovering breast cancer survivors. Biological Research for Nursing. 19, (4). 456-464. USF 2017 MBSR Inflammation

Reich, R., Lengacher,CA., Alinat, C., Kip, K., Paterson, C., Ramesar, BS., Han, H., Ismail-Khan, R., Johnson-Mallard, V., Moscoso, MS., et al. (2017) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Patients: Immediate and Sustained Effects Across Multiple Symptom Clusters.  Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Download pdf:  USF 2017 PAIN

Lengacher,CA., Rodriguez, C., Moscoso, MS., Ramesar, BS., Reich, R., Kip, K., et al. (2017). Development of a mindfulness based stress reduction program for Spanish speaking hispanic breast cancer survivors to improve cognitive impairment. Journal of Psycho-oncology. Download pdf:  USF 2017 Spanish MBSR


Lengacher,CA., Reich, R., Kip, K., Klein, T., Shivers, S., Paterson, C., Ramesar, S., Maya, E., Alinat, C., Moscoso, MS., et al. (2016) The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Multiple Biomarkers Among Breast Cancer Survivors (BCS) in Randomized Controlled Trial (RTC).  usf-2016-bienal-conf

Lengacher,CA., Reich, R., Paterson, C., Ramesar,S., Park, J., Alinat, C.,  Johnson-Mallard, Moscoso, MS., et al. (2016) Examination of Broad Symptom Improvement from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal Of Clinical Oncology.  USF 2016 Broad Symptoms

Lengacher, CA., Reich, R., Kip, K., Newton, C., Szekeres, C., Park, J., Miladinovic, B., Ramesar, S., Paterson, C., Moscoso, MS. et al. (2016). The Influence of Mindfulness Based stress Reduction for breast cancer survivors on serum cytokines. Psycho-Oncology. 25 (suppl. 2): 1-155.     USF 2016 APOS Cytokines

Lengacher, CA., Reich, R., Miladinovic, B., Ramesar, S., Paterson, C., Johnson-Mallard, V., Moscoso, MS. et al. (2016). Evaluation of the protective psychosocial benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction among breast cancer survivors in transition off treatment. Psycho-Oncology. 25 (suppl.2): 1-155.     USF 2016 APOS Protective Benefits

Lengacher, CA., Miladinovic, B., Reich, R., Park, J., Ramesar, S., Paterson, C., Moscoso, MS. et al. (2016). Examinations of moderators on effects of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction among breast cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology. 25 (suppl.2): 1-155.   USF 2016 APOS moderators


Moscoso, MS. & Lengacher CA. (2015). Mecanismos neurocognitivos de la Terapia Basada en Mindfulness/ Neurocognitive Mechanisms of the Mindfulness based therapy. Revista Liberabit, 21 (2), 221-233. PDF

Lengacher, CA., Reich, RR., Ramesar S., Paterson, CL., Moscoso, MS., Alinat CB., Johnson-Mallard, V., and Park, J.P. (2015). A pilot study of subjective cognitive functioning following the mobile mindfulness based stress reduccion for breast cancer (mMBSR (BC)) survivors program. Psycho-Oncology 24 (supple. 2): 88.   PDF

Lengacher, CA., Reich, RR., Paterson, CL., Jim, HS., Ramesar S., Alinat CB., Budhrani, PH., Farias, J., Shelton, MM., Moscoso, MS., et al. (2015). The effects of MBSR on objective and subjective sleep parameters in women with breast cancer: A controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology. MBSR & Sleep 2015


Lengacher, CA., Reich, RR., Kip, KE., Barta, M., Ramesar, S., Paterson, CL., Moscoso, MS. et al. (2014). Influence of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Telomerase Activity in Women with Breast Cancer (BC). Biological Reseach for Nursing. DOI 10. 1177.    PDF

Lengacher, CA., Ramesar, S., Patterson, C., Moscoso, MS., & Carranza, I. (2014). A Pilot Study Examining the Feasibility of the MBSR Home-based Approach via an iPAD. The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. Vol 20 (6), A1-A149.  PDF

Lengacher, CA., Shelton, M., Reich, R., Barta, M., Johnson-Mallard, V., Moscoso, MS., et. al. (2014). Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in breast cancer:  Evaluating fear of recurrence (FOR) as a mediator of psychological and physical symptoms in a randomized control trial (RCT). Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37: 185-195, DOI 10.1007.  PDF


Lengacher, CA., Kip, K., Post-White, J., Fitzgerald, S., Newton, C., Barta, M., Jacobsen, P., Shelton, M., MOSCOSO, MS., et. al., ( 2013 ). Lymphocyte Recovery after Breast Cancer Treatment and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Therapy. Journal of Biological Research for Nursing. Vol 15, (1), 37-47. DOI: 10.1177.   PDF


LENGACHER, CA.,KIP, K., BARTA, M., JACOBSEN, P.B., GROER, M., LEHMAN, B., MOSCOSO, M.S., et al., ( 2012 ). A pilot study evaluating the effects of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction on psychological status, physical status, salivary cortisol, Interleukin-6 among advanced-stage cancer patients and their caregivers. Vol 30: 170-185   PDF

Moscoso, MS., Lengacher, CA., & Reheiser, EC. (2012). The assessment of the Perceived Emotional Distress: The neglected side of cancer care. Journal of Psicooncologia, Spain. Vol 9. 2-3. 277-288. DOI: 10.5209.  PDF

Lengacher, CA., Reich, RR., Post-White, J., Moscoso, MS., Shelton, MM., Barta, M., Le N., Budhrani, P. (2012). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in post-treatment breast cancer patients: An examination of symptoms and symptoms clusters. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Vol 35. 86-94.  DOI 10.1007.  PDF


Lengacher, CA., Johnson-Mallard V., Barta, M., Fitzgerald, S., Moscoso, MS., Post-White, J., Jacobsen, P. et al. (2011).  Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Based Stress reduction Program for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Survivors. Journal of Holistic Nursing. Vol 29, 2, 107-117 .  PDF



Moscoso, MS. & Reheiser, EC.(2010). Construct validity of the Emotional Distres Inventory in Patients with Cancer. Journal of Ansiedad y Estres, 16 (1), 83-94. Madrid, Spain.  PDF  (First page is blank)

Lengacher, CA, Johnson-Mallard, V, Post-White, J, Moscoso, MS, Jacobsen, PB, Klein, TW, Widen, RH, Fitzgerald, SG, Molinary-Shelton, M, Goodman, M, Cox CE and Kip, KE. (2009).  Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Survivors of Breast Cancer.  Journal of Psycho-Oncology. Vol 18, 12,  1261-1272.  PDF DOWNLOAD

Lengacher,C.A.,Molinary, M., Johnson-Mallard, V., Post-White, J., Barta, M., Klein, T., Newton, C., Widen, R., MOSCOSO, M.S., Jacobsen, P., Mierzejewski, A., Llauget, R., Cox, C., & Kip, K. (2008)Participation, Adherence and Compliance to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Among Breast Cancer Survivors. Journal of Psycho-Oncology, 17, S1-S136. PDF DOWNLOAD

Lengacher, C.A., Kip, K.E., Moscoso, M.S., Johnson-Mallard, V., Molinary, M., Gaurkee, D.,Dameron, M., Zayas, R., Barta, M., Jacobsen, P., Carter, W., Goodman, M., Cox, C., Hoover, S., Greenberg, H.  (2007).  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Improves Physical and Psychological Symptoms, and General Health Status among Breast Cancer Survivors.  Journal of Psycho-Oncology, 16, S1-S125. PDF DOWNLOAD

Moscoso, MS. & Reheiser, EC. (July 2007). Effects of a Brief Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention on Breast Cancer Patients. XXXI Interamerican Congress of Psychology. Mexico City, Mexico.

Moscoso, M.S., Reheiser, E.C., Hann, D. (August 2005) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Improved Depression in Breast Cancer Patients. XXX Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Moscoso, M.S., Rehaiser, E.C., Hann, D. (2004). Effects of a Brief Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention in cancer patients: A pilot study.  Journal of Psycho-Oncology, Vol.13. S1-S128. 

Moscoso, M.S., & Spielberger, C.D. (August 2001) Cross-cultural Measurement of Anger and  Anxiety. 28th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, SantiagoChile. 

Moscoso, M.S., McCreary, D., Goldenfarb, P., Knapp, M., & Reheiser, E.C. (2000).  A Brief Screening Inventory to Measure Emotional Distress in Cancer Patients. Fifth World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Melbourne, Australia. Journal of Psycho-Oncology, Vol. 9, 5, S1-S106, 210. 


Moscoso, M.S., McCreary, D., Goldenfarb, P, Knapp, M., Rohr, Jennifer. (October 1999). Construction of an Inventory to Measure Emotional Distress in Cancer Patients. Pan-American Congress of Psychosocial and Behavioral Oncology, New York, USA. Journal of Psycho-Oncology, Vol.8, 6, S1-S70, 5.

Moscoso, M.S., & Spielberger, C.D. (July 1999). Factorial analyses of the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory in Latin Cultures. 27th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Caracas, Venezuela. 

Moscoso, M.S. & Spielberger C.D. (August 1998). Cross-cultural assessment of anger in Latin America: Factor Structure of the Spanish Multicultural State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory. 24th International Congress of Applied Psychology, San Francisco, California. USA. 

Moscoso, M.S., & Spielberger, C.D. (July 1997). The Spanish Multicultural Adaptation of the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory. Regional Congress of Psychology for Professionals in the Americas: Interfacing the Science and Practice of Psychology, Mexico, D.F. 

Moscoso, M.S., Reheiser, E.C. (May 1996). The multicultural State and trait anger Inventory: 13th Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Montreal, Canada. 

Moscoso, M.S., Reheiser, E.C. (May 1996). The multicultural Spanish Inventory of the expression, suppression, and control of anger. 26th International Congress of Psychology, Montreal, Canada.  


Spielberger, C.D., Moscoso, M.S., & Brunner, T.M. (2005). Cross-Cultural assessment of emotional states and personality traits. (Editors): Merenda, P.F., Hambleton, R.K., & Spielberger, C.D. Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assesment, Taylor & Francis, Washington, DC., USA. 

Moscoso, M.S., & Perez-Nieto, M.A. (2003). Anger, hostility and aggression assessment. (Editor): Fernandez Ballesteros, R., Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment, Sage Publication, London. PDF

Moscoso, M.S., &  Bermudez, M.P. (1999). Ira y Hostilidad: Evaluacion e implicaciones en el tratamiento psicologico de pacientes infectados por HIV (Editores): Fernandez-Abascal, E.G. & Palmero, F. Emociones y Salud, Ariel Psicologia, Spain.  

Moscoso, M.S., Spielberger, C.D. (1999). Measuring the Experience, Expression and Control of Anger in Latin America: The Spanish Multi-Cultural State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 332, 29-48.  PDF

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