Lab Publications

Below is a list of some of the recent work that Dr. Booker has contributed to independently and alongside colleagues. These projects continue to inform the current research directions of the Positive Youth Development Lab.

  • Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H. (2013). Parental emotion coaching and child emotion regulation as protective factors for children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Social Development, 22, 444-466. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2011.00652.x
  • Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H., Greene, R. W. (2016). Emotion socialization in the context of risk and psychopathology: Maternal emotion coaching predicts better treatment outcomes for emotionally labile children with oppositional defiant disorder: Emotion coaching and treatment outcomes for ODD. Social Development, 25, 8-26. doi: 10.1111/sode.12109
  • Booker, J. A., & Dunsmore, J. C. (2016). Profiles of wisdom among emerging adults:  Associations with empathy, gratitude, and forgiveness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11, 315-325. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2015.1081970
  • Booker, J. A., & Dunsmore, J. C. (2016). Affective social competence in adolescence: Current findings and future directions. Social Development, 26, 3-20. doi: 10.1111/sode.12193
  • Booker, J. A., Ollendick, T. H., Dunsmore, J. C., & Greene, R. W. (2016). Perceived parent-child relations, conduct problems, and clinical improvement following the treatment of oppositional defiant disorder. Manuscript in press at the Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-015-0323-3
  • Fivush, R., Booker, J. A., & Graci, M. E. (2017). Ongoing narrative meaning-making within events and across the lifespan. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 37, 127-152. doi: 10.1177/0276236617733824
  • Booker, J. A., & Dunsmore, J. C. (2017). Expressive writing and emotional well-being during the transition to college: Comparison of therapeutic and gratitude-focused writing. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 36, 580-606. https://doi.org/10.1521/jscp.2017.36.7.580
  • Booker, J. A., Graci, M. E., Hudak, L., Jovanovic, T., Rothbaum, B., Ressler, K., Fivush, R., & Stevens, J. (2018). Narratives in the immediate aftermath of traumatic injury: Markers of ongoing depressive and PTSD symptoms. Manuscript in press at Journal of Traumatic Stress.
  • Booker, J. A., Capriola-Hall, N. C., & Ollendick, T. H. (2018). Parental influences and child internalizing outcomes across multiple generations. Manuscript in press at Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1067-7
  • Booker, J. A., Capriola-Hall, N. C., Dunsmore, J. C., Greene, R. G., & Ollendick, T. H. (2018). Change in maternal stress for families in treatment for their children with oppositional defiant disorder. Manuscript in press at Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1089-1
  • Merrill, N., Booker, J. A., & Fivush, R. (2018). Frequency and function of intergenerational narratives told by young people. Manuscript in press at Topics in Cognitive Science.
  • Booker, J. A., & Dunsmore, J. D. (2018). Testing direct and indirect ties of self-compassion with subjective well-being. Manuscript in press at Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-018-0011-2
  • Booker, J. A. (2018). Patterns of growth and distancing in emerging adults’ narratives of challenging experiences. Social Development. doi: 10.1111/sode.12354
  • Booker, J.A., Capriola-Hall, N. N., Greene, R. W., & Ollendick, T. H. (2018). The parent-relationship and post-treatment child outcomes across two treatments for oppositional defiant disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologyhttps://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2018.1555761