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

Downloads of papers below also are available at ResearchGate and Google Scholar.


Peer Reviewed Publications

In Press

*Giletta, M., Prinstein, M. J., Abela, J. R. Z., Gibb, B. E., Barrocas, A. L., & Hankin, B. L. (in press). Trajectories of suicide ideation and nonsuicidal self-injury among adolescents in mainland China: Peer predictors, joint development and risk for suicide attempts.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

*Choukas-Bradley, S.C., *Giletta, M., Neblett, E.W., & Prinstein, M.J. (in press).  Ethnic differences in associations among popularity, likeability, and trajectories of adolescents’ alcohol use and frequency.  Child Development.  pdf

*Helms, S.W., Dellon, E.P., & Prinstein, M.J. (in press). Friendship quality and health-related outcomes among adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.  pdf

Barrocas, A.L., *Giletta, M., Hankin, B.L., Prinstein, M.J., & Abela, J.R.Z. (in press). Nonsuicidal self-injury in adolescence: Longitudinal course, trajectories, and intrapersonal predictors. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.  pdf

*Giletta, M., *Calhoun, C.D., Hastings, P.D., Rudolph, K.D., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (in press). Multi-level risk factors for suicidal ideation among at-risk adolescent females: The role of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to stress. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychologypdf

 *Helms, S. W., *Gallagher, M., *Calhoun, C. D., *Choukas-Bradley, S., *Dawson, G. C., & Prinstein, M. J. (in press). Intrinsic religiosity buffers the longitudinal effects of peer victimization on adolescent depressive symptoms. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.  pdf


*Helms, S. W., *Choukas-Bradley, S., *Widman, L., *Giletta, M., Cohen, G. L., & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Adolescents misperceive and are influenced by high-status peers’ health risk, deviant, and adaptive behavior. Developmental Psychology, 50(12), 2697-2714. doi:10.1037/a0038178  pdf

*Calhoun, C.D., *Helms, S.W., Heilbron, N., Rudolph, K.D., Hastings, P.D., & Prinstein, M.J. (2014). Relational victimization, friendship, and adolescents’ hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to an in vivo social stressor. Development & Psychopathology, 26¸ 605-618.  pdf also see Erratum

*Choukas-Bradley, S., *Giletta, M., *Widman, L., Cohen, G. L., & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Experimentally measured susceptibility to peer influence and adolescent sexual behavior trajectories: A preliminary study. Developmental Psychology, 50(9), 2221-2227. doi:10.1037/a0037300 pdf

*Rancourt, D., *Choukas-Bradey, S.C., Cohen, G.L., & Prinstein, M.J. (2014) An experimental examination of peers’ influence on adolescent girls’ intent to engage in maladaptive weight-related behaviors. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47, 437-447.  pdf

*Gallagher, M., Prinstein, M.J., Simon, V., Spirito, A. (2014). Social anxiety symptoms and suicidal ideation in a clinical sample of early adolescents: Examining loneliness and social support as longitudinal mediators. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 871-873.  pdf

*Helms, S.W. & Prinstein, M.J. (2014). Risk assessment and decision-making regarding imminent suicidality in pediatric settings. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 2, 176-193pdf

Liu, R. T., Frazier, E. A., Cataldo, A. M., Simon, V. A., Spirito, A., & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Negative life events and non-suicidal self-injury in an adolescent inpatient sample. Archives Of Suicide Research, 18(3), 251-258. doi:10.1080/13811118.2013.824835

 *Widman, L., *Nesi, J., *Choukas-Bradley, S., & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Safe sext: Adolescents’ use of technology to communicate about sexual health with dating partners. Journal of Adolescent Health, 54, 612-614.  pdf

*Widman, L., *Choukas-Bradley, S., *Helms, S. W., Golin, C. E., & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Sexual communication between early adolescents and their dating partners, parents, and best friends. Journal of Sex Research, 51, 731-741.  pdf

*Franklin, J.C., *Puzia, M.E., *Lee, K.M., & Prinstein, M.J. (2014). Low implicit and explicit aversion toward self-cutting stimuli longitudinally predict nonsuicidal self-injury. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 463-469.  pdf

*Franklin, J.C., *Lee, K.M., *Puzia, M.E., & Prinstein, M.J. (2014). Recent and frequent nonsuicidal self-injury is associated with diminished implicit and explicit aversion toward self-cutting stimuli. Clinical Psychological Science, 2, 306-318. pdf

O’Brien, K. H., Becker, S. J., Spirito, A., Simon, V., & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Differentiating adolescent suicide attempters from ideators: Examining the interaction between depression severity and alcohol use. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 44, 23-33. pdf

*Teunissen, H.A., Spijkerman, R., Cohen, G.L., Prinstein, M.J., Engels, R.C.M.E., & Scholte, R.H.J. (2014). An experimental study on the effects of peer drinking norms on adolescents’ drinker prototypes. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 85-93. pdf

Southam-Gerow, M.A., & Prinstein, M.J. (2014). Evidence base updates: The evolution of the evaluation of psychological treatments for children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 43, 1-6. pdf


La Greca, A.M., Lai, B., Llabre, M.M., Silverman, W., Vernberg, E.M., & Prinstein, M.J. (2013).  Children’s postdisaster trajectories of PTS symptoms: Predicting chronic distress.  Child and Youth Care Forum, 42, 351-369pdf

*Giletta, M., Burk, W.J., Scholte, R.H.J., Engles, R.C.M.E., & Prinstein, M.J. (2013).  Direct and indirect peer socialization of adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 23, 450-463pdf

 *Franklin, J.C., *Puzia, M.E., *Lee, K.M., *Chung, G., *Hanna, E.K., *Spring, V.L., & Prinstein, M.J. (2013). The nature of pain offset relief in nonsuicidal self-injury: A laboratory study. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 110-119. pdf

*Franklin, J.C., *Lee, K.M., *Hanna, E.K, & Prinstein, M.J. (2013). Feeling worse to feel better: Pain offset relief simultaneously stimulates positive affect and diminishes negative affect. Psychological Science, 24, 521-529. pdf

*Rancourt, D., *Conway, C. C., Burk, W. J., & Prinstein, M. J. (2013). Gender composition of preadolescents’ friendship groups moderates peer socialization of body change behaviors. Health Psychology, 32, 283-292.  pdf

 Seaton, E.K., Neblett, E.W., *Cole, D.J., & Prinstein, M.J.  (2013). Perceived discrimination and peer victimization among African American and Latino youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42, 342-350. pdf

Creemers, D.H.M., Scholte, R.H.J., Engles, R.C.M.E., Prinstein, M.J., & Reinout, WW. (2013).  Damaged self-esteem is associated with internalizing problems.  Frontiers in Psychology, 4. pdf


*Franklin, J. C., *Aaron, R. V., *Arthur, M. S., *Shorkey, S., & Prinstein, M. J. (2012). Nonsuicidal self-injury and diminished pain perception: The role of emotion dysregulation. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 53(6), 691-700.

*Giletta, M., Scholte, R.H.J., Engels, R.C.M.E., Ciairano, S., & Prinstein, M.J. (2012).  Adolescent non-suicidal self-injury: A cross-national study of community samples from Italy, the Netherlands and the United States.  Psychiatry Research, 197, 66-72.

 *Guan, K., *Fox, K.R., & Prinstein, M.J. (2012).  Nonsuicidal self-injury as a time-invariant predictor of adolescent suicide ideation and attempts in a diverse community sample.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 842-849pdf

*Calhoun, C.D., *Franklin, J.C., *Adelman, C.B., *Guerry, J.D., Hastings, P.D., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2012). Biological and cognitive responses to an in vivo interpersonal stressor: Longitudinal associations with adolescent depression. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 5, 283-299

*Giletta, M., Scholte, R.H.J., Prinstein, M.J., Engels, R.C.M.E., Rabaglietti, E., & Burk, W.J.(2012). Friendship context matters: Examining the domain specificity of alcohol and depression socialization among adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 1027-1043. pdf

*Teunissen, H.A., Spijkerman, R., Prinstein, M.J., Cohen, G.L., Engles, R.C.M.E., Scholte, R.H.J. (2012).  Adolescents’ conformity to their peers’ pro-alcohol and anti-alcohol norms: The power of popularity.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36, 1257-1267.

Becker, S. J., Nargison, J., Wolff, J., Uhl, J., Simon, V., Spirito, A., & Prinstein, M.J. (2012). Temporal relationship between substance use and delinquent behavior among young psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 43, 251-259.  pdf

Nargiso, J.E., Becker, S.J., Wolff, J.C., Uhl, K.M., Simon, V., Spirito, A., & Prinstein, M.J. (2012).  Psychological, peer, and family influences on smoking among an adolescent psychiatric sample.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42, 310-318.

*Creemers, D.H.M., Scholte, R.H.J., Engles, R.C.M.E., Prinstein, M.J., Wiers, R.W. (2012). Implicit and explicit self-esteem as concurrent predictors of suicidal ideation, depressive symptoms, and loneliness.  Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43, 638-646.

Haydon, A.A., Herring, A.H., Prinstein, M.J., & Halpern C.T. (2012).  Beyond age at first sex: Patterns of emerging sexual behavior in adolescence and young adulthood.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 50, 456-463.


*Giletta, M., Scholte, R.H.J., Burk, W.J., Engels, R.C.M.E., Larsen, J.K., Prinstein, M.J., & Ciairano, S.  (2011).  Similarity in depressive symptoms in adolescents’ friendship dyads: Selection or socialization.  Developmental Psychology, 47, 1804-1814.

*Conway, C.C., *Rancourt, D., *Adelman, C.B., Burk, W.J., & Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  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, 120, 857-867.

Prinstein, M.J., *Choukas-Bradley, S.C., *Helms, S.W., *Brechwald, W., & *Rancourt, D. (2011).  High peer popularity longitudinally predicts adolescent health risk behavior, Or does it?:  An examination of linear and quadratic associations.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 980-990.

*Franklin, J.C., *Hessel, E.T., & Prinstein, M.J. (2011). Clarifying the role of pain tolerance in suicidal capability.  Psychiatry Research, 362-367.

*Landoll, R.R., *Schwartz-Mette, R.A., Rose, A.J., & Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  Girls’ and boys’ disclosure about problems as a predictor of changes in depressive symptoms over time.  Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 410-420.

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.

*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.

*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

*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.

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

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.


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


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, 816-827pdf

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


*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. pdf

*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


*Sterba, S., Prinstein, M. J., & Cox, M. J. (2007). 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, 159-170pdf

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


*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, 967-983pdf


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, 293-306pdf

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


*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


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


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


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. pdf

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


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


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


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

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Trull, T. & Prinstein, M.J. (2012).  Clinical Psychology (8th Edition).  Wadsworth Publishing.

Brown, B.B & Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  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 ProcessesEncyclopedia

Prinstein M. J. & *Giletta, M. (in press).  Peer relations and developmental psychopathology.  In D. Cicchetti (Ed.), Developmental psychopathology (3rd edition). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

*Choukas-Bradley, S. & Prinstein, M.J. (in press).  Peer relationships and the development of psychopathology.  In M. Lewis & K. D. Rudolph (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology, Third Edition, New York: Springer.

*Heilbron, N., *Franklin, J. C., *Guerry, J. D., & Prinstein, M.J.  (2014).  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.Peer_Influence_cover link text

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. (Ed.) (2012).  The portable mentor: Expert guide to a successful career in psychology. Second Edition.  New York: Springer.

Willia51n-KbplYRL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA300_SH20_OU01_ms-Nickelson, C., Prinstein, M. J., & Keilin, W. G (2008 ; 2012, Third Edition).  Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right fit.  Washington, DC: APA.

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

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


Prinstein, M.J., Fox, K.R., Guan, K., Arthur, M.S., & Gur, S. (2012).  Psychologists’ and trainees’ perceptions of the future of clinical psychology.  the Behavior Therapist, 35, 101-106.

Prinstein, M.J. (2011).  Me, Myron Prinstein, and I: A troubling case of confused academic identity.  Ethics & Behavior, 21, 173-181.

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.


Calhoun, C.D. & Prinstein, M.J. (2012).  Before you apply to graduate programs in psychology:  Knowing when you’re ready, and gaining post-baccalaureate experiences.  In M.J. Prinstein (Ed.), The portable mentor:  Expert guide to a successful career in psychology. Second Edition.  New York: Springer.

Prinstein, M.J., Choukas-Bradley, S. C., & Guan, K. (2012).  Deciding to apply and successfully gaining admission to graduate schools in psychology.  In M.J. Prinstein (Ed.), The portable mentor:  Expert guide to a successful career in psychology. Second Edition.  New York: Springer.

Prinstein, M. J. (2012).  Navigating the internship application process.  In M.J. Prinstein (Ed.), The portable mentor:  Expert guide to a successful career in psychology. Second Edition.  New York: Springer.

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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