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Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

(a indicates first co-authorship; * indicates student author)


Giletta, M.a, Choukas-Bradley, S., Maes, M., Linthicum, K., Card, N., & Prinstein, M. J. (In press). A meta-analysis of longitudinal peer influence effects in childhood and adolescence. Psychological Bulletin.


Prinstein, M.J. & Giletta, M. (In press). Five priorities for future research on child and adolescent peer influence. Merrill Palmer Quarterly.


Clayton, M.G., Giletta, M., Boettiger, C.A., & Prinstein, M.J. (2021). Determinants of excessive reassurance-seeking: Adolescents’ internalized distress, friendship conflict, and behavioral inhibition as prospective predictors. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 50, 88-96.


Thammasan, N., Stuldreher, I. V., Schreuders, E., Giletta, M., & Brouwer, A. M. (2020). A usability study of physiological measurement in school using wearable sensors. Sensors, 20(18), 5380.


Prinstein, M.J. & Giletta, M. (2020). Future directions in peer relations research. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 49, 556-572.


Slavich, G.M., Giletta, M., Helms, S.W., Hastings, P.D., Rudolph, K.D., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2020).  Interpersonal life stress, inflammation, and depression in adolescence: Testing social signal transduction theory of depression. Depression and Anxiety, 37, 179-193


*de Bruine, M., Giletta, M., Denissen, J.J.A., Sijtsema, J.J., & Oldehinkel, A.J. (2019). A healthy peer status: Peer preference, not popularity, predicts lower systemic inflammation in adolescence. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 109, 104402.


Massing-Schaffer, M., Helms, S.W., Rudolph, K.D., Slavich, G.M., Hastings, P.D., Giletta, M., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2019). Preliminary associations among relational victimization, targeted rejection, and suicidality in adolescents: A prospective study. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 48, 288-295.


Sheppard, C.S., Giletta, M., & Prinstein, M.J. (2019) Peer victimization trajectories at the adolescent transition: Associations among chronic victimization, peer-reported status, and adjustment. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 48, 218-227.


Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., Miller, A. B., Giletta, M., Hastings, P. D., Rudolph, K. D., Nock, M. K., & Prinstein, M. J. (2018). HPA axis response and psychosocial stress as interactive predictors of suicidal ideation and behavior in adolescent females: A multilevel diathesis-stress framework. Neuropsychopharmacology, 43, 2564-2571.


Miller, A. B., Linthicum, K. P., Helms, S. W., Giletta, M., Rudolph, K. D., Hastings, P. D., ... & Prinstein, M. J. (2018). Reciprocal Associations Between Adolescent Girls’ Chronic Interpersonal Stress and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: A Multi-wave Prospective Investigation. Journal of Adolescent Health, 63, 694-700.


Giletta, M., Slavich G.M., Rudolph, K.D., Hastings, P.D., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2018). Peer victimization predicts heightened inflammatory reactivity to social stress in cognitively vulnerable adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59, 129–139.


Giletta, M., Hastings, P.D., Rudolph, K.D., Bauer, D.J., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2017) Suicide ideation among high-risk adolescent females: Examining the interplay between parasympathetic regulation and friendship support. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 1161–1175.


Miller, A. B., Eisenlohr-Moul, T., Giletta, M., Hastings, P. D., Rudolph, K. D., Nock, M. K., & Prinstein, M. J. (2017). A within-person approach to risk for suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior: Examining the roles of depression, stress, and abuse exposure.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85, 712-722.


Payne, K., Lee, K., Giletta, M., & Prinstein, M.J. (2016). Implicit attitudes predict drinking onset: Social norms shape implicit associations among adolescents with no drinking experience. Health Psychology, 35, 829-836.


Lodder, G. M. A., Scholte, R. H. J., Cillessen, A. H. N., & Giletta M. (2016). Bully victimization: Selection and influence within adolescent friendship networks and cliques. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 132-144.


Choukas-Bradley, S., Giletta, M., Cohen, G. L., & Prinstein, M. J. (2015). Peer influence, peer status, and prosocial behavior: An experimental investigation of peer socialization of adolescents’ intentions to volunteer. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 2197-2210.


Giletta, M., Prinstein, M. J., Abela, J. R. Z., Gibb, B. E., Barrocas, A. L., & Hankin, B. L. (2015). 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, 83, 265-279.


Giletta, M., Calhoun, C.D., Hastings, P.D., Rudolph, K.D., Nock, M.K., & Prinstein, M.J. (2015). 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 Psychology, 43, 807-820.


Barrocas, A. L. a, Giletta, M., Hankin, B. L., Prinstein, M. J., & Abela, J. R. (2015). Nonsuicidal self-injury in adolescence: longitudinal course, trajectories, and intrapersonal predictors. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43, 369-380.


Choukas-Bradley, S., Giletta, M., Neblett, E. W., Prinstein, M. J. (2015). Ethnic differences in associations among popularity, likeability, and trajectories of adolescents’ alcohol use and frequency. Child Development, 86, 519-535.


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, 2697-2714.


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, 2221-2227.


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


van Workum, N., Scholte, R. H. J., Cillessen, A.H. N., Lodder, G.M.A., & Giletta, M. (2013). Selection, deselection, and socialization processes of happiness in adolescent friendship networks. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 23, 563-573.


Duriez, B., Giletta, M., Kuppens, P., & Vansteenkiste, M. (2013). Extrinsic relative to intrinsic goal pursuits and peer dynamics: Selection and influence processes among adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 36, 925-933.


Stone, L.L., Giletta, M., Brendgen, M., Otten, R., Engels, R.C.M.E., & Janssens, J.M.A.M. (2013). Friendship similarities in internalizing problems in early childhood. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 28, 210-217.


Giletta, M., Scholte, R.H.J., Prinstein, M., 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.


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.


Rabaglietti, E., Burk, W. J., & Giletta, M. (2012). Regulatory self-efficacy as a moderator of peer socialization relating to Italian adolescents' alcohol intoxication. Social Development, 21, 522-536.


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.


Vacirca, M., Giletta, M., Rabaglietti, E., & Ciairano, S. (2011). Physical and relational aggression in friend dyads from primary Italian schools: Gender differences and the contribute of socialization processes. Cognition, Brain, Behavior, 15, 39-55.


Giletta, M., Scholte, R.H.J., Engels, R.C.M.E., & Larsen, J.K. (2010). Body mass index and victimization during adolescence: the mediation role of depressive symptoms and self-esteem. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 69, 541-547.


Ciairano, S., Rabaglietti, E., Demartini, R., & Giletta, M. (2008). Older people’s sense of coherence: Relationships with education, former occupation and living arrangements. Ageing & Society, 28, 1075-1091.

Book Chapters

Prinstein, M. J., & Giletta, M. (2016). Peer relations and developmental psychopathology. In D. Cicchetti (Ed.), Developmental psychopathology (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ US: Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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