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Publications listed include peer reviewed publications, books, chapters, encyclopedia, textbooks, and professional development publications/professional commentaries.

Peer Reviewed Publications

In Press
*Conway, C.C., *Rancourt, D., *Adelman, C.B., Burk, W.J., & Prinstein, M.J. (in press).  Depression socialization within friendship groups at the transition to adolescence: The roles of gender and group centrality as moderators of peer influence.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology

*Giletta, M., Scholte, R.H.J., Burk, W.J., Engels, R.C.M.E., Larsen, J.K., Prinstein, M.J., & Ciairano, S.  (in press).  Similarity in depressive symptoms in adolescents’ friendship dyads: Selection or socialization.  Developmental Psychology.

Prinstein, M.J., *Choukas-Bradley, S.C., *Helms, S.W., *Brechwald, W., & *Rancourt, D. (in press).  High peer popularity longitudinally predicts adolescent health risk behavior, Or does it?:  An examination of linear and quadratic associations.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

*Landoll, R.R., *Schwartz-Mette, R.A., Rose, A.J., & Prinstein, M.J. (in press).  Girls' and boys' disclosure about problems as a predictor of changes in depressive symptoms over time.  Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

2011
Prinstein, M.J., *Brechwald, W.A., & Cohen G.L. (2011).  Susceptibility to peer influence:  Using a performance-based measure to identify adolescent males at heightened risk for deviant peer socialization.  Developmental Psychology, 47, 1167-1172. pdf

*Banny, A.M., *Heilbron, N., *Ames, A., & Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  Relational benefits of relational aggression: Adaptive and maladaptive associations with adolescent friendship quality.  Developmental Psychology, 47, 1153-1166.pdf

*Teunissen, H., *Adelman, C.B., Prinstein, M.J., Spijkerman, R., Poelen, E.A., Engels, R.C., & Scholte, R.H. (2011).  The interaction between pubertal timing and peer popularity for boys and girls: An integration of biological and interpersonal perspectives on adolescent depression.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 413-423. pdf 

*Rock, P.F., *Cole, D.J., *Houshyar, S., *Lythcott, M., & Prinstein, M.J. (in press).  Peer status in an ethnic context:  Associations with African-American adolescents' ethnic identity.  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 32, 163-169.  pdf

*Brechwald, W.A. & Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  Beyond homophily:  A decade of advances in understanding peer influence processes.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 166-179pdf

Spirito, A., Simon, V., Cancilliere, M.K., Stein, R., Norcott, C., Loranger, K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  Outpatient psychotherapy practice with adolescents following psychiatric hospitalization for suicide ideation or a suicide attempt.  Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 16, 53-64.  pdf

2010
Aikins, J.W., Simon, V.A., & Prinstein, M.J. (2010).  Romantic partner selection and socialization of  young adolescents' substance use and behavior problems.  Journal of Adolescence, 33, 813-826pdf

*Franklin, J.C., *Hessel, E.T., *Aaron, R.V., *Arthur, M.S., *Heilbron, N., & Prinstein, M.J. (2010).  The functions of nonsuicidal self-injury:  Support for cognitive-affective regulation and opponent processes from a novel psychophysiological paradigm.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 111, 850-862.pdf

*Heilbron, N. & Prinstein, M.J. (2010).  Adolescent peer victimization, peer status, suicidal ideation, and nonsuicidal self-injury: Examining concurrent and longitudinal associations.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 56, 388-419.pdf

*Guerry, J.D. & Prinstein, M.J. (2010).  Longitudinal prediction of adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury: Examination of a cognitive vulnerability-stress model.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39, 77-89.pdf

*Rancourt, D. & Prinstein, M.J. (2010).  Peer status and victimization as possible reinforcements of adolescent girls’ and boys’ weight-related behaviors and cognitions. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 35, 354-367.pdf

Prinstein, M.J., *Heilbron, N., *Guerry, J.D., *Franklin, J.C., *Rancourt, D., Simon, V., & Spirito, A. (2010).  Peer influence and nonsuicidal self injury: Longitudinal results in community and clinically-referred adolescent samples.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 669-682.pdf

*Gibson, C.M., Penn, D.L., Prinstein, M.J., Perkins, D.O., & Belger, A. (2010). Social skill and social cognitive deficits in adolescents at genetic risk for psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 122, 179-184. pdf

2009
Nock, M.K., Prinstein, M.J., & Sterba, S.K. (2009).  Revealing the form and function of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors: A real-time ecological assessment study among adolescents and young adults.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 816-827.pdf

Prinstein, M. J. & La Greca, A. M.  (2009).  Childhood depressive symptoms and adolescent cigarette use: A six-year longitudinal study controlling for peer relations correlates.  Health Psychology, 28, 283-291.pdf

Otten, R., Engels, R.C.M.E., & Prinstein, M.J. (2009).  A prospective study of perception in adolescent smoking.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 44, 478-484.pdf

2008
*Heilbron, N., Prinstein, M. J., & Hilt, L. M. (2008).  A lab-based examination of adolescent girls’ expressed negative cognitions in response to an in vivo social stressor: Links to depressive symptoms.  International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 1, 298-312.

*Hilt, L. M., Nock, M. K., Lloyd-Richardson, E. E., & Prinstein, M. J. (2008).  Longitudinal study of non-suicidal self-injury among young adolescents: Rates, correlates, and preliminary test of an interpersonal model.  Journal of Early Adolescence, 28, 455-469.  pdf

Prinstein, M. J. (2008).  Introduction to the Special Section on suicide and nonsuicidal self-injury: A review of unique challenges and important directions for self-injury science.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 1-8.  pdf

Prinstein, M. J., Nock, M. K., Simon, V., Aikins, J. W., Cheah, C. S. L., & Spirito, A. (2008).  Longitudinal trajectories and predictors of adolescent suicidal ideation and attempts following inpatient hospitalization.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 92-103.  pdf

Simon, V. A., Aikins, J. W., & Prinstein, M. J. (2008).  Romantic partner selection and socialization during early adolescence.  Child Development, 79, 1676-1692.pdf

*Heilbron, N., & Prinstein, M. J. (2008). A review and reconceptualization of social aggression: Adaptive and maladaptive correlates. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 11, 176–217.pdf

*Heilbron, N., & Prinstein, M. J. (2008). Peer influence and adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury: A theoretical review of mechanisms and moderators. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 12, 169-177. pdf

2007
*Sterba, S., Prinstein, M. J., & Cox, M. J. (2007).  Developmental trajectories of internalizing problems across childhood: Heterogeneity, external validity, and gender differences.  Development and Psychopathology, 19, 345-366. pdf

Prinstein, M. J. (2007).  Moderators of peer contagion: A longitudinal examination of depression socialization between adolescents and their best friends.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 159-170.pdf

Prinstein, M. J. (2007).  Assessment of adolescents’ preference- and reputation-based popularity using sociometric experts.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 53, 243-261pdf

2006
*Borelli, J. L. & Prinstein, M. J. (2006).  Reciprocal, longitudinal associations between adolescents’ negative feedback-seeking, depressive symptoms, and friendship perceptions.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 34, 159-169.  pdf

*Wang, S. S., *Houshyar, S., & Prinstein, M. J. (2006).  Adolescent girls’ and boys’ weight-related behaviors and cognitions:  Associations with reputation- and preference-based peer status.  Health Psychology, 25, 658-663.pdf

Nock, M. K., Joiner, T. E., Gordon, K. H., Lloyd-Richardson, E., & Prinstein, M. J.  (2006). Non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents: Diagnostic correlates and relation to suicide attempts.  Psychiatry Research, 144, 65-72.pdf

Cohen, G. L. & Prinstein, M. J. (2006). Peer contagion of aggression and health-risk behavior among adolescent males: An experimental investigation of effects on public conduct and private attitudes. Child Development, 77, 967-983.pdf

2005
Prinstein, M. J., *Borelli, J. L., *Cheah, C. S. L., *Simon, V. A., & *Aikins, J. W.  (2005).  Adolescent girls’ interpersonal vulnerability to depressive symptoms:  A longitudinal examination of reassurance-seeking and peer relationships.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 676-688.  pdf

Prinstein, M. J., *Cheah, C. S. L., & *Guyer, A. E.  (2005).  Peer victimization, cue interpretation, and internalizing symptoms:  Concurrent and longitudinal findings for children and adolescents.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 11-24.pdf

*Stevens, E. A. & Prinstein, M. J.  (2005).  Peer contagion of depressogenic attributional styles among adolescents:  A longitudinal study.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33, 25-37. pdf

Prinstein, M. J. & *Wang, S. S.  (2005).  False consensus and adolescent peer contagion:  Examining discrepancies between perceptions and actual reported levels of friends’ deviant and health risk behavior.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33, 293-306.pdf

Nock, M. K. & Prinstein, M. J.  (2005).  Contextual features and behavioral functions of self-mutilation among adolescents.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 140-146.  pdf

Anthony, J. L., Lonigan, C. J., Vernberg, E. M., Silverman, W. K., La Greca, A. M., & Prinstein, M.J. (2005). Multisample cross-validation of a model of childhood posttraumatic stress disorder symptomotology.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18, 667 – 676.pdf

2004
*De Los Reyes, A. & Prinstein, M. J.  (2004).  Applying depression-distortion hypotheses to the assessment of peer victimization in adolescents.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 33, 325-335.pdf

Prinstein, M. J. & *Aikins, J. W.  (2004).  Cognitive moderators of the longitudinal association between peer rejection and adolescent depressive symptoms.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 32, 147-158.pdf

D’Eramo, K. S. Prinstein, M. J. Freeman, J., Grapentine, W. L. & Spirito, A.  (2004).  Psychiatric diagnoses in relation to suicidal behavior among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 35, 21-35.pdf

Prinstein, M. J. & La Greca, A. M. (2004).  Childhood peer rejection and aggression as predictors of adolescent girls’ externalizing and health risk behaviors: A six year longitudinal study.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 103-112. pdf

*Nock, M. K. & Prinstein, M. J. (2004).  A functional approach to the assessment of self-mutilative behavior in adolescents.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 885-890. pdf

2003
Prinstein, M. J. & Cillessen, A. H. N. (2003).  Forms and functions of adolescent peer aggression associated with high levels of peer status.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 49, 310-342.  pdf

Prinstein, M. J., *Meade, C. S., & Cohen, G. L. (2003).  Adolescent oral sex, peer popularity, and perceptions of best friends’ sexual behavior.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 28, 243-249.pdf

Prinstein, M. J. & *Nock, M. K. (2003).  Invited commentary:  Parents under-report children’s suicidal ideation and attempts.   Evidence Based Mental Health, 6, 12.  pdf

2002
Prinstein, M. J. & La Greca, A. M. (2002).  Peer crowd affiliation and internalizing distress in childhood and adolescence:  A longitudinal follow-back study.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 12, 325-351.pdf

Pearce, M. J., Boergers, J., & Prinstein, M. J. (2002).  Adolescent obesity, overt and relational peer victimization, and romantic relationships.  Obesity Research, 10, 386-393.  pdf

2001
Prinstein, M. J., *Nock, M., Spirito, A., & Grapentine, W.L.  (2001).  Multi-method assessment of adolescent suicidality in adolescent psychiatric inpatients: Preliminary results.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40, 1053-1061. 

Prinstein, M. J., Boergers, J., & Vernberg, E. M. (2001).  Overt and relational aggression in adolescents:  Social-psychological functioning of aggressors and victims.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 30, 477-489.pdf

Prinstein, M.J., Boergers, J., & Spirito, A. (2001).  Adolescents’ and their friends’ health-risk behavior:  Factors that alter or add to peer influence.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 26, 287-298.  pdf

La Greca, A. M., Prinstein, M. J., & Fetter, M. D. (2001).  Adolescent peer crowd affiliation: Linkages with health-risk behaviors and close friendships.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 26, 131-143.pdf

Zakriski, A.L., & Prinstein, M.J. (2001).  Sociometric status of child inpatients in clinical and normative peer groups:  Is peer status in a clinical setting a useful measure of adjustment?  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22, 1-17.pdf

2000
Prinstein, M. J., Boergers, J., Spirito, A., Little, T.D., & Grapentine, W. L. (2000).  Peer functioning, family dysfunction, and psychological symptoms in a risk factor model for adolescent inpatients’ suicidal ideation severity.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 29, 392-405.pdf

Donaldson, D., Prinstein, M. J., Danovsky, M., & Spirito, A.  (2000).  Patterns of children’s with life stress: Implications for clinicians.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 70, 351-359.pdf

1999
Prinstein, M. J., & La Greca, A. M. (1999).  Links between mothers’ and children’s social competence, and associations with maternal adjustment.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 28, 197-210.pdf

Kuttler, A. F., La Greca, A. M.,  & Prinstein. M. J.  (1999).  Friendship qualities and social-emotional functioning of adolescents with close, cross-sex friendships.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 9, 339-366.pdf

Zakriski, A. L., Seifer, R., Sheldrick, R. C., Prinstein, M. J., Dickstein, S, & Sameroff, A.  (1999). Child-focused versus school-focused sociometrics: A challenge for the applied researcher.  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 20, 481 - 499.pdf

1996
Prinstein, M.J., La Greca, A.M., Vernberg, E.M., & Silverman, W.K. (1996).  Children’s coping assistance: How parents, teachers, and friends help children cope after a natural disaster.   Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 25, 463-475.pdf

La Greca, A.M., Silverman, W.K., Vernberg, E.M., & Prinstein, M.J. (1996).  Symptoms of posttraumatic stress in children following Hurricane Andrew: A prospective study.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64, 712-723.pdf

Vernberg, E.M., La Greca, A.M., Silverman, W.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (1996).  Prediction of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children after Hurricane Andrew.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 105, 237-248.pdf

Books, Chapters, Encyclopedias, Textbooks

Trull, T. & Prinstein, M.J. (under contract).  Clinical Psychology (8th Edition).  Wadsworth Publishing.

Brown, B.B & Prinstein, M.J. (in press).  Encyclopedia of Adolescence (Editors in Chief: B.B. Brown and M.J. Prinstein).  London: Elsevier.
Volume 1:  Normative Processes in Individual Development.
Volume 2: Interpersonal and Sociocultural Factors
Volume 3:  Psychopathology and Non-normative Processes

*Heilbron, N., *Franklin, J. C., *Guerry, J. D., & Prinstein, M.J.  (in press).  Social and ecological approaches to suicidal behaviors and nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI).  In M. K. Nock (Ed.)., Oxford Handbook of Suicide and Self-Injury.  Oxford University Press, New York: NY.

Sterba, S. K., Christ, S. L., Prinstein, M. J., & Nock, M. K. (2011). Beyond treating complex sampling designs as simple random samples: Data analysis and reporting. In A. T. Panter, S. K. Sterba, A. T. Panter, S. K. Sterba (Eds.) , Handbook of ethics in quantitative methodology (pp. 267-291). New York, NY US: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

Browne, C. B., Prinstein, M. J., & Heilbron, N. (2009).  Peer status.  In I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (Eds.), Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed., pp. 1181-1183). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Prinstein, M.J., Heilbron, N., Browne, C.B., Guerry, J.D., & Franklin, J.C. (2009).  Peer relations.  In R. Ingram (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Depression.  New York: Springer.

*Guerry, J.D., Reilly, N.N., & Prinstein, M.J. (2010).  Suicide risk and self-injury.  In G.P. Koocher & A.M. La Greca (Eds.) Emotional first aid for parents: Helping children and adolescents cope with predictable life crises.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Prinstein, M. J., *Guerry, J. D., *Browne, C. B., & *Rancourt, D.  (2009).  Interpersonal models of nonsuicidal self-injury.  In M. K. Nock (Ed.), Non-suicidal self-injury: Current science and practice.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Prinstein, M. J. *Rancourt, D., *Guerry, J. D., & *Browne, C. B. (2009).  Peer reputations and  psychological adjustment.  In K. H. Rubin, W. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and  groups.  New York: Guilford.

Prinstein, M. J. & Dodge, K. A. (2008).  Understanding peer influence in children and adolescents.  New York: Guilford.

Prinstein, M. J. & Dodge, K. A. (2008).  Current issues in peer influence research.  In M. J. Prinstein & K. A. Dodge (Eds.), Understanding peer influence in children and adolescents.  New York: Guilford.

Lloyd-Richardson, E. E., Nock, M. K. & Prinstein, M. K. (2008). Functions of adolescent non-suicidal self-injury. In M. K. Nixon & N. Heath (Eds.), Self-injury in youth: Essential guide to assessment and intervention.  New York: Routledge.

Prinstein, M.J. (2003).  Social factors: Peer relationships.  In A. Spirito & J. C. Overholser (Eds.), Evaluating and treating adolescent suicide attempters: From research to practice. New York: Academic Press.

Prinstein, M. J. (2002).  Cliques.  In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Child Development.  New York:  Macmillan.

La Greca, A. M. & Prinstein, M. J. (2002).  Hurricanes and earthquakes.  In A. M. La Greca, W. K. Silverman, E. M. Vernberg, and M. C. Roberts (Eds.),  Helping children cope with disasters and terrorism.  Washington, DC:  APA Books.

La Greca, A. M. & Prinstein, M. J. (1999).  Peer group.  In W. K. Silverman & T. H. Ollendick (Eds.), Developmental issues in the clinical treatment of children and adolescents.  New York: Wiley.

La Greca, A. M., Vernberg, E. M., Silverman, W. K., Vogel, A. L., & Prinstein, M. J.  (1995). Helping children.  Japanese translation of: Helping children prepare for and cope with natural disasters:  A manual for professionals working with elementary school children.  Published by: Asahi, Tokyo, Japan.

La Greca, A.M., Vernberg, E.M., Silverman, W.K., Vogel, A.L., & Prinstein, M.J. (1994).  Helping children prepare for and cope with natural disasters: A manual for professionals working with elementary school children.  Miami, FL: Author.

Professional Development Publications and Professional Commentaries

Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  Me, Myron Prinstein, and I:  A troubling case of confused academic identity.  Ethics & Behavior, 21, 173-181.pdf
 
Williams-Nickelson, C., Prinstein, M. J., & Keilin, W. G (2008).  Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right fit.  Washington, DC: APA.

Prinstein, M. J. & Roberts, M. C. (2006). The professional adolescence of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and Pediatric Psychology: Grown up and striving for autonomy.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 13, 263-268.pdf

Prinstein, M. J. & Patterson, M. (Eds.) (2003).  The portable mentor:  Expert guide to a successful career in psychology.  New York: Springer/Kluwer Academic/Plenum. 

Williams-Nickelson, C. & Prinstein, M.J. (Eds.) (2004, First Edition; 2005, Second Edition; 2007 Third Edition).  Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right match.  Washington, DC: APA.
           
Prinstein, M.J. (2004, First Edition; 2005, Second Edition; 2007 Third Edition).  The interview.  In C. Williams-Nickelson & M.J. Prinstein (Eds.), Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right match.  Washington, DC: APA. 

Lopez, S. J. & Prinstein, M.J. (2004, First Edition; 2005, Second Edition; 2007 Third Edition).  Goals and essays.  In C. Williams-Nickelson & M.J. Prinstein (Eds.), Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right match.  Washington, DC: APA. 

Williams-Nickelson, C. & Prinstein, M.J. (2004, First Edition; 2005, Second Edition; 2007 Third Edition).  Supplementary materials.  In C. Williams-Nickelson & M.J. Prinstein (Eds.), Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right match.  Washington, DC: APA. 

Prinstein, M. J., Lopez, S. J., & Rasmussen, H. N. (2003).  Navigating the internship application process.  In M. J. Prinstein & M. Patterson (Eds.), The portable mentor:  Expert guide to a successful career in psychology.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum. 

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