Nathalie Meuwly

Dr. phil.

Department of Psychology

RM 01 bu. C-2.102
Rue P.A. de Faucigny 2
1700 Fribourg
Thursday: morning and afternoon
RM 01, C-2.102

Research and publications

  • Published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals

    Meuwly, N., & Davila, J. (2021). Associations between internalized heterosexism and perceived and observed support in same-gender couples. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice. Advance online publication.


    Siegel, M., Assenmacher, C., Meuwly, N., & Zemp, M. (2021). The legal vulnerability model for same-sex parent families: A mixed methods systematic review and theoretical integration. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:644258. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.644258


    Molin, A.*, Simond. A.*, Sato, S., Jaeggi, T., Gygax, P. M., & Meuwly, N. (2020). Linking political and feminist ideology with openness towards non-binary gender: The development and initial validation of a scale to measure subjective Openness towards Non-Binary Gender (ONBG). Journal of Gender Studies. doi: 10.1080/09589236.2020.1844644


    Meuwly, N. & Randall, A. K. (2019). Relationships, Gender and Sexual Orientation: Getting Beyond the Binary. In D. Schoebi & B. Campos (eds.), New Directions in the Psychology of Close Relationships (pp. 100-117). New York: Routledge.


    Ditzen, B., Germann, J., Meuwly, N., Bradbury, T. N., Bodenmann, G., & Heinrichs, M. (2019). Intimacy buffers cortisol stress reactivity and recovery in couples. Psychosomatic Medicine, 81, 16-25. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000633


    Meuwly, N., & Davila, J. (2017). Feeling bad when your partner is away: The role of dysfunctional cognition and affect regulation strategies in insecurely attached individuals. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi: 10.1177/0265407517718389


    Kuhn, R., Milek, A., Meuwly, N., Bradbury, T. N., & Bodenmann, G. (2017). Zooming in: A microanalysis of couples’ dyadic coping conversations after experimentally induced stress. Journal of Family Psychology. doi: 10.1037/fam0000354


    Debrot, A., Meuwly, N., Muise, A., Impett, E. A., & Schoebi, D. (2017). More than just sex: Affection mediates the association between sexual activity and well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 287-299. doi: 10.1177/0146167216684124


    Fuchs, P., Nussbeck, F. W., Meuwly, N., & Bodenmann, G. (2017). Analyzing dyadic sequence data - research questions and implied statistical models. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 429. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00429


    Meuwly, N. & Schoebi, D. (2017). Social psychological and related theories on long-term committed romantic relationships. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 11, 106-120. doi: 10.1037/ebs0000088


    Bodenmann, G., Meuwly, N., Germann, J., Nussbeck, F. W., Heinrichs, M., & Bradbury, T. N. (2015). Effects of stress on the social support provided by men and women in intimate relationships. Psychological Science, 26, 1584-94. doi: 10.1177/0956797615594616


    Feinstein, B. A., Meuwly, N., Davila, J., Eaton N. R., & Yoneda, A. (2015). Sexual orientation prototypicality and well-being among heterosexual and sexual minority adults. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44, 1415-1422. doi: 10.1007/s10508-014-0401-4


    Merz, C. A., Meuwly N., Randall, A. K., & Bodenmann, G. (2014). Engaging in dyadic coping: Buffering the impact of everyday stress on prospective relationship satisfaction. Family Science, 5, 30-37. doi: 10.1080/19424620.2014.927385


    Meuwly, N., Feinstein, B. A., Davila, J., Garcia Nuñez, D., & Bodenmann, G. (2013). Relationship quality among Swiss women in opposite-sex versus same-sex romantic relationships. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 72, 229-233. doi: 10.1024/1421-0185/a000115


    Feinstein, B. A., Hershenberg, R., Bhatia, V., Latack, J. A., Meuwly, N., & Davila, J. (2013). Negative social comparison on Facebook and depressive symptoms: Rumination as a mechanism. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 2, 161-170. doi: 10.1037/a0033111


    Meuwly, N., Bodenmann, G., Germann, J., Bradbury, T. N., Ditzen, B., & Heinrichs, M. (2012). Dyadic coping, insecure attachment, and cortisol stress recovery following experimentally-induced stress. Journal of Family Psychology, 6, 937-947. doi: 10.1037/a0030356


    Meuwly, N., Bodenmann, G., & Coyne, J. (2012). The association between partners’ expressed emotion and depression: Mediated by patients’ dysfunctional attitudes? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31, 690-706. doi: 10.1521/jscp.2012.31.7.690


    Meuwly, N., Wilhelm, P., Eicher, V., & Perrez, M. (2011). Welchen Einfluss hat die Aufteilung von Hausarbeit und Kinderbetreuung auf Partnerschaftskonflikte und Partnerschaftszufriedenheit bei berufstätigen Paaren? Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, 23(1), 37-56.


    Bodenmann, G., Meuwly, N., & Kayser, K. (2011). A comparison of two conceptualizations of dyadic coping and their potential for predicting relationship quality and individual well-being. European Psychologist, 16, 255-266. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000068


    Bodenmann, G., Meuwly, N., Bradbury, T. N., Gmelch, S., & Ledermann, T. (2010). Stress, anger, and verbal aggression in intimate relationships: Moderating effects of individual and dyadic coping. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27, 408-424. doi: 10.1177/0265407510361616


    Bodenmann, G.,  Plancherel, B., Beach, S. R. H., Widmer, K., Gabriel, B. Meuwly, N., Charvoz, L.,  Hautzinger, M. & Schramm, E. (2008). Effects of coping-oriented couples therapy on depression: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 944-954. doi: 10.1037/a0013467


    Gmelch, S., Bodenmann, G., Meuwly, N., Ledermann, T., Steffen-Sozinova, O., & Striegl, K. (2008). Dyadisches Coping Inventar (DCI): Ein Fragebogen zur Erfassung des partnerschaftlichen Umgangs mit Stress. Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, 20(2), 185-202.