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Kristen Carpenter, PhD

1670 Upham Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-9201

Email: carpenter.292@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychiatry

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychology

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Obstetrics & Gynecology



2013 - present Lincensed Clinical Psychologist: Ohio State Board of Psychology

Chapters in Books

Andersen, BL, Carpenter, KM. "Psychological responses and sexual outcomes of gynecologic cancer." In Gynecology and Obstetrics. Edited by Sciarra, JJ. -. Philadelphia: Harper & Row, May 2003.

Carpenter, KM, Andersen, BL. "Psychological issues." In Practical Gynecologic Oncology. 4th ed. Edited by Berek, J, Hacker, N. 863-884. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, January 2005.

Carpenter, KM, Andersen, BL. "Cancer: Gynaecologic." In Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine. Edited by Ayers, S, Baum, A, McManus, C, Newman, S, Walston, K., Weinman, J. 591-594. Cambridge, GB|GBR: Cambridge University Press, January 2007.

Carpenter, KM, Andersen, BL. "Psychological and sexual aspects of gynecologic cancer." In Global Library of Women's Medicine. Edited by Sciarra, JJ. -. London, GB|GBR: Global Library of Women's Medicine, November 2008.

Levin, AO, Carpenter, KM, Andersen, BL. "Psychological issues." In Gynecologic Oncology. 5th ed. Edited by Berek, J, Hacker, N. 860-876. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, January 2010.



1996 B.A., Northwestern University

2004 M.A., The Ohio State University

2006 Ph.D., The Ohio State University


Journal Articles

Fowler,J,M; Carpenter,K,M; Gupta,P; Golden-Kreutz,D,M; Andersen,B,L. "The gynecologic oncology consult: Symptom presentation and concurrent symptoms of depression and anxiety." OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. Vol. 103, no. 6. (June 2004.): 1211-1217.

Golden-Kreutz,D,M; Thornton,L,M; Wells-Di Gregorio,S; Frierson,G,M; Jim,H,S; Carpenter,K,M; Shelby,R,A; Andersen,B,L. "Traumatic stress, perceived global stress, and life events: Prospectively predicting quality of life in breast cancer patients." HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 24, no. 3. (May 2005.): 288-296.

Carpenter, KM, Andersen, BL. "Reclassification will not make the pain go away: Peer commentary on Binik’s “Should dyspareunia be retained as a sexual dysfunction in DSM-V? A painful classification decision." Archives of Sexual Behavior. Vol. 34, (February 2005.): 23-61.

Andersen,Barbara,L; Carpenter,Kristen,M; Yang,Hae-Chung; Shapiro,Charles,L. "Sexual well-being among partnered women with breast cancer recurrence." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY. Vol. 25, no. 21. (July 2007.): 3151-3157.

Carpenter,Kristen,M; Andersen,Barbara,L; Fowler,Jeffrey,M; Maxwell,G,Larry. "Sexual Self Schema as a Moderator of Sexual and Psychological Outcomes for Gynecologic Cancer Survivors." ARCHIVES OF SEXUAL BEHAVIOR. Vol. 38, no. 5. (October 2009.): 828-841.

Diefenbach, M, Turner, G, Carpenter, KM, Sheldon, L, Mustian, K, Gerend, M, Rini, C, von Wagner, C, Gritz, ER, McQueen, A, Prayor-Patterson, H. "Cancer and patient-physician communication." Journal of Health Communication. Vol. 14, no. Suppl 1. (May 2009.): 57-65.

Ancker, JS, Carpenter, KM, Greene, P, Hoffmann, R, Kukafka, R, Marlow, LAV, Prigerson, HG, Quillin, JM. "Peer-to-peer communication, cancer prevention, and the internet." Journal of Health Communication. Vol. 14, no. Suppl 1. (May 2009.): 38-46.

Carpenter,Kristen,M; Fowler,Jeffrey,M; Maxwell,G,Larry; Andersen,Barbara,L. "Direct and Buffering Effects of Social Support Among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors." ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE. Vol. 39, no. 1. (February 2010.): 79-90.

Levin,Anna,O; Carpenter,Kristen,M; Fowler,Jeffrey,M; Brothers,Brittany,M; Andersen,Barbara,L; Maxwell,G,Larry. "Sexual Morbidity Associated With Poorer Psychological Adjustment Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER. Vol. 20, no. 3. (April 2010.): 461-470.

Wells-Di Gregorio,Sharla; Carpenter,Kristen,M; Dorfman,Caroline,S; Yang,Hae-Chung; Simonelli,Laura,E; Carson,William,E. "Impact of breast cancer recurrence and cancer-specific stress on spouse health and immune function." BRAIN BEHAVIOR AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 26, no. 2. (February 2012.): 228-233.

Carpenter, KM, Eisenberg, S, Low, C, Beran, T, Weltfreid, S, & Stanton, AL. "Cancer-Related Cognitive Processing as a Function of BRCA1/2 Genetic Mutation Status, Personal Cancer History, and Age." Health Psychology. -.