Nathalie Meuwly

Dr. phil.

 +41 26 300 7486

Meine Schwerpunkte in Forschung und Lehre sind die Rolle von Stress und individuellen Merkmalen (wie Geschlecht oder Bindungsstil) für die partnerschaftliche Kommunikation sowie Themen rund um die Gesundheit von Menschen unterschiedlicher sexueller Orientierung.

Forschung und Publikationen

  • Publizierte Manuskripte (peer-reviewed)

    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.