Personale docente

Jeffrey Wade Kiesner

Professore associato confermato

M-PSI/05

Indirizzo: VIA VENEZIA, 8 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498276577

E-mail: jeff.kiesner@unipd.it

  • Il Lunedi' dalle 9:30 alle 11:30
    presso studio 03 017 - DPSS, via Venezia, 8
    Il ricevimento del Prof. Kiesner del 20/01/2020 è sospeso.

Schmalenberger, K. M., Tauseef, H. A., Barone, J. C., Owens, S. A., Lieberman, L., Jarczok, M. N., Girdler, S. S., Kiesner, J., Ditzen, B., & Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A. (2021). How to study the menstrual cycle: Practical tools and recommendations. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 123, 104895. doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104895.

Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., Kaiser, G., Weise, C., Schmalenberger, K. M., Kiesner, J., Ditzen, B., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2020). Are there temporal subtypes of premenstrual dysphoric disorder?: using group-based trajectory modeling to identify individual differences in symptom change. Psychological Medicine, 50, 964–972. doi.org/10.1017/S0033291719000849

Kiesner, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. & Mendle, J. (2020). Evolution, the Menstrual Cycle, and Theoretical Overreach. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 15(4), 1113–1130. DOI:10.1177/1745691620906440

Schmalenberger, K. M., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., Jarczok, M. N., Eckstein, M., Schneider E., Brenner, I. G., Duffy, K., Schweizer, S., Kiesner, J., Thayer, J. F., & Ditzen, B. (2020). Menstrual Cycle Changes in Vagally-Mediated Heart Rate Variability Are Associated with Progesterone: Evidence from Two Within-Person Studies. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9, 617. doi:10.3390/jcm9030617.

Wang, W., Moody, S. N., Kiesner, J., Appiani, A. T., Robertson, O. C., & Shirtcliff, E. A. (2019). Assay validation of hair androgens across the menstrual cycle. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 101, 175–181. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.10.029

Kiesner, J. (2017). The Menstrual Cycle-Response and Developmental Affective-Risk Model: A multilevel and integrative model of influence. Psychological Review, 124(2), 215–244. http://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000058

Mendle, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., & Kiesner, J. (2016). From menarche to menopause: Women's reproductive milestones and risk for psychopathology-An introduction to the special series. Clinical Psychological Science, 4(5), 859–866. http://doi.org/10.1177/2167702616650424

Kiesner, J., Mendle, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., & Pastore, M. (2016). Cyclical symptom change across the menstrual cycle: Attributional, affective, and physical symptoms. Clinical Psychological Science, 4(5), 882–894. http://doi.org/10.1177/2167702616635031

Van Reen, E., & Kiesner, J. (2016). Individual differences in self-reported difficulty sleeping across the menstrual cycle. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 19(4), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-016-0621-9

van Iersel, K. C., Kiesner, J., Pastore, M., & Scholte, R. H. J. (2016). The impact of menstrual cycle-related physical symptoms on daily activities and psychological wellness among adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescence, 49(C), 81–90. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.03.007

Kiesner, J., & Granger, D. A. (2016). A lack of consistent evidence for cortisol dysregulation in premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 65, 149–164. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.12.009

Kiesner, J. & Martin, V. T. (2013). Mid-cycle headaches and their relationship to different patterns of premenstrual stress symptoms. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 53, 935-946.

Kiesner, J. (2012). Affective response to the menstrual cycle as a predictor of self-reported affective response to alcohol and alcohol use. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 15, 423-432.

Affective Development
Psychoneuroendocrinology
Menstrual Cycle
Women's Sexuality

Currently looking for a master student with a specific interest in attention mechanisms. Join Prof Kiesner to work on developing new tools to investigate the affective-attention mechanisms of human sexual attitudes and dysfunction. Passion, enthusiasm and transparency are indispensable to be part of this research!



Measuring affective and physical symptoms of the menstrual cycle in order to better understand the potential contribution of the psychoneuroendocrinology of the menstrual cycle and how it may contribute to individual health and development.