- Psychosocial Issues Related to Chronic Disease (General)
- Family and Mental Health Issues among Individuals with COPD
Education & Training
- Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC), BA
- Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO), MS
- University of Minnesota (Twin Cities, MN), PhD
- University of Colorado Denver, Department of Psychiatry
- National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine
Couples and family treatment in the context of chronic respiratory diseases.
Dr. Holm’s research focuses on social and psychological factors that are related to COPD outcomes. Her research also focuses on the extent to which the relative importance of various social and psychological factors differs for individuals with COPD due to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD).
"The Social Environment, Psychological Distress, and Clinical Outcomes in COPD." PI: K Holm, NHLBI.
“Illness Perceptions, the Social Environment, and AATD-Associated COPD.” PI: K Holm, Alpha-1 Foundation.
“Illness Perceptions, the Social Environment, and COPD.” PI: K Holm, NHLBI
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)
Plaufcan, M.R., Wamboldt, F.S, & Holm, K.E. (2012). Behavioral and characterological self-blame in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72, 78-83.
Hoth, K.F., Wamboldt, F.S., Bowler, R., Make, B., & Holm, K.E. (2011). Attributions about cause of illness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70, 465-472.
Holm, K.E., LaChance, H.R., Bowler, R.P., Make, B.J., & Wamboldt, F.S. (2010). Family factors are associated with psychological distress and smoking status in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. General Hospital Psychiatry, 32, 492-498.
Holm, K.E., Bowler, R.P., Make, B.J., & Wamboldt, F.S. (2009). Family relationship quality is associated with psychological distress, dyspnea, and quality of life in COPD. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 6, 359-368.
Rueter, M.A., Holm, K.E., McGeorge, C.R., & Conger, R.D. (2008). Adolescent suicidal ideation subgroups and their association with suicidal plans and attempts in young adulthood. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 38, 564-575.