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RECENT WORK

PUBLICATIONS | CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS | INVITED PRESENTATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

Cassidy, J., Ziv, Y., Stupica, B., Sherman, L. J., Butler, H. M., Karfgin, A., Cooper, G., Hoffman, K., Powell, B. (in press). Enhancing attachment security in the infants of women in a jail-diversion program. Attachment and Human Development.

Ehrlich, K. B., Cassidy, J., & Dykas, M. J. (in press). Reporter discrepancies among parents, adolescents, and peers: Adolescent attachment and informant depressive symptoms as explanatory factors. Child Development.

Dykas, M. J., Woodhouse, S. S., Ehrlich, K. B., & Cassidy, J. (in press). Do adolescents and parents reconstruct memories about their conflict as a function of adolescent attachment? Child Development.

Duggan, A., Berlin, L. J., Cassidy, J., Burrell, L., & Tandon, D. (in press). Moderators of home visiting program impact in at-risk families of newborns: The roles of maternal depression and maternal attachment insecurity. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Woodhouse, S. S., Ramos-Marcuse, F., Ehrlich, K. B., Warner, S., & Cassidy, J. (in press). Links between adolescent and parent psychological symptoms: Attachment processes within a family model. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Shaver, P. R., Mikulincer, M., Lavy, S., & Cassidy, J. (in press). Understanding and altering hurt feelings: An attachment-theoretical perspective on the generation and regulation of emotions. In A. L. Vangelisti (Ed.), Feeling hurt in close relationships. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Cassidy, J., Shaver, P. R., Mikulincer, M., & Lavy, S. (2009). Experimentally induced security influences response to psychological pain. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 28, 463-478.

Woodhouse, S. S., Dykas, M. J., & Cassidy, J. (2009). Perceptions of secure base provision within the family. Attachment and Human Development, 11, 47-67.

Cassidy, J., Phelps, J., Sibrava, N. J., Thomas, C. L. Jr., & Borkovec, T. (2009). Generalized anxiety disorder: Connections with self-reported attachment. Behavior Therapy, 40, 23-38.

Mikulincer, M., Shaver, P. R., Cassidy, J., & Berant, E. (2009). Attachment-related defensive processes. In J. H. Obegi & E. Berant (Eds.), Attachment theory and research in clinical work with adults (pp. 293-327). New York: Guilford Press.

Feeney, B. C., Cassidy, J., & Ramos-Marcuse, F. (2008). The generalization of attachment representations to new social situations: Predicting behavior during initial interactions with strangers. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 95, 1481-1498.

Dykas, M., Ziv, Y., & Cassidy, J. (2008). Attachment and peer relations in adolescence. Attachment and Human Development, 10, 123-141.

Cassidy, J., & Shaver, P. R. (Eds.) (2008). Handbook of attachment: Theory, research and clinical applications (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Publications.

Cassidy, J. (2008). The nature of the child’s ties. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Publications.

Berlin, L. J., Cassidy, J., & Appleyard, K. (2008). The influence of early attachments on other relationships. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Publications.

Dykas, M. J., & Cassidy, J. (2007). Attachment and the processing of information in adolescence. In M. Scharf & O. Mayseless (Eds.), New directions for child & adolescent development: Attachment in adolescence (pp. 41-56). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Dykas, M. J., Woodhouse, S. S., Cassidy, J., & Waters, H. S. ( 2006). Narrative assessment of attachment representations: Links between secure base scripts and adolescent attachment. Attachment and Human Development, 8, 221-240.

Vaughn, B. E., Waters, H. S., Coppola, G., Cassidy, J., Bost, K. K., & Verissimo, M. (2006). Script-like attachment representations and behavior in families and across cultures: Studies of parental secure base narratives. Attachment and Human Development, 8, 179- 184.

Kobak, R., Cassidy, J., Lyons-Ruth, K., & Ziv, Y. (2006). Attachment and developmental psychopathology. In D. Cicchetti, & D. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental psychopathology, 2nd edition, (pp. 333-369). New York: Wiley.

Cassidy, J., Woodhouse, S., Cooper, G., Hoffman, K., Powell, B., & Rodenberg, M. S. (2005). Examination of the precursors of infant attachment security: Implications for early intervention and intervention research. In L. J. Berlin, Y. Ziv, L. M. Amaya-Jackson, & M. T. Greenberg (Eds). Enhancing early attachments: Theory, research, intervention, and policy (pp. 34-60). New York: Guilford.

Dykas, M. J., & Cassidy, J. (2005). Parental self-efficacy. In C. B. Fisher & R. M. Lerner (Eds.) Applied developmental science: An encyclopedia of research, policies, and programs. (Vol. 2, pp. 787-788). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Dykas, M. J., & Cassidy, J. (2005). Web-based interventions. In C. B. Fisher and R. M. Lerner (Eds.) Applied developmental science: An encyclopedia of research, policies and programs. (Vol. 1, pp. 612-613). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Kobak, R., Cassidy, J., & Ziv, Y. (2004). Attachment related trauma and Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder: Implications for adult adaptation. In W. S. Rholes & J. Simpson (Eds.), Adult attachment: Theory, research, and clinical implications (pp. 388- 407). New York: Guilford.

Cassidy, J. (2003). Continuity and change in the measurement of infant attachment. Developmental Psychology, 39, 409-412.

Cassidy, J., Aikins, J. W., & Chernoff, J. (2003). Children’s peer selection: Experimental examination of the role of self-perceptions. Developmental Psychology, 39, 495-508.

Berlin, L. J., & Cassidy, J. (2003). Mothers’ self-reported control of their preschool children’s emotional expressiveness: Associations with infant-mother attachment and children’s emotion regulation. Social Development, 12, 477-495.

Cassidy, J., Ziv, Y., Mehta, T., & Feeney, B. C. (2003). Feedback-seeking in children: Associations with perceived competence and attachment. Child Development, 74, 612-628.

Feeney, B., & Cassidy, J. (2003). Reconstructive memory related to adolescent-parent conflict interactions: The influence of attachment models on changes in perceptions over time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 945-955.

Fivush, R., Berlin, L. J., Sales, L., Mennuti-Washburn, J., & Cassidy, J. (2003). Functions of parent-child reminiscing about emotionally negative events. Memory [Special issue on autobiographical memory], 11, 179-192.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Cassidy, J., Woodhouse, S. S., Sherman, L. J., Stupica, B. S., Ziv, Y., & Lejuez, C. (2009, April). Infant irritability and maternal adult attachment as moderators of a home visiting intervention in a randomized controlled study. In S. S. Woodhouse & L. J. Berlin (Co-chairs), Adult attachment and reflective functioning as moderators of early intervention efficacy. Symposium conducted at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Dykas, M. J., Cassidy, J., & Woodhouse, S. S. (2009, April). Rejection sensitivity in adolescence: The role of attachment behavior and representations. In K. B. Ehrlich & J. Cassidy (Co-chairs), Fear of social rejection in adolescence: Physiological, behavioral, and relationship processes. Symposium conducted at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Dykas, M. J., Cassidy, J., & Woodhouse, S. S. (2009, April). Adolescent attachment and reconstructed memories for experiences with unfamiliar peers. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Ehrlich, K. B., Dykas, M. J., & Cassidy, J. (2009, April). Attachment representations of parents as a contributor to reporter discrepancies about parent-adolescent conflict. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Ehrlich, K. B., Dykas, M. J., & Cassidy, J. (2009, April). Reporters from "Two social worlds": Discrepancies in mother and peer reports as a function of adolescent attachment security. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Reynolds, E. K., MacPherson, L., Francis, W., Ehrlich, K. B., Cassidy, J., & Lejuez, C. (2009, April). Risk behaviors during middle childhood as related to disinhibition and distress intolerance: The moderating role of father absence. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Sherman, L. J., Stupica, B. S., & Cassidy, J. (2009, April). Antecedents and correlates of maternal mind-mindedness. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Stupica, B. S., Sherman, L. J., & Cassidy, J. (2009, April). Infant irritability and attachment as predictors of behavioral inhibition at 18 months. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Woodhouse, S. S., Boldebuck, K., Halcrow, S., & Cassidy, J. (2008, March). Correlates of maternal representations of and responses to infant distress: Maternal attachment and symptoms in mother and infant. Poster presented at the meetings of the International Conference of Infant Studies, Vancouver.

Babcock, K., Dykas, M., Butler, H., & Cassidy, J. (2008, March). When parents and adolescents disagree about disagreeing: Attachment security as an explanation for reporter discrepancies of conflict and hostility. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Chicago.

Dykas, M., & Cassidy, J. (2008, March). Shy behavior within adolescent peer relations: The role of social cognition. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Chicago.

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INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Cassidy, J. (2009, March). New directions in attachment theory. Paper presented at the Attachment Pre-conference of the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.

Cassidy, J. (2008, November). Attachment and emotions in infancy and adulthood. Paper presented at Radboud University, Nijmegan, The Netherlands.

Cassidy, J. (2008, November). Attachment and emotions in infancy and adulthood. Paper presented at the Copenhagen Conference on Attachment, Development, and Psychotherapy. University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cassidy, J. (2008, May). Affect regulation within the Adult Attachment Interview. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Washington, DC.

Cassidy, J. (2008, May). Mary Ainsworth: Pioneer of attachment research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Baltimore, MD.

Cassidy, J. (2007, October). Attachment and emotions in childhood and adulthood. Paper presented at the Nordic Conference on Attachment and Risk, Oslo.

Cassidy, J. (2007, October). Understanding attachment: The Circle of Security approach. Paper presented at the Nordic Conference on Attachment and Risk, Oslo.

Cassidy, J. (2007, July). Adults’ access to painful childhood emotions: Implications for the therapeutic relationship and changes in attachment representations. Paper presented at the Third International Attachment Conference, “Changing troubled attachment relations: Views from research and clinical work.” Braga, Portugal.

Cassidy, J. (2007, June). Fostering secure attachment in infants of women in a jail-diversion program: The Circle of Security approach. Presentation to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Sacramento, California.

Cassidy, J., & Cooper, G. (2007, April). Affect regulation and the Circle of Security model: A case study addressing frightening parental behavior. Paper presented at the Attachment Pre-conference of the meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston.

Cassidy, J. (2007, March). Attachment and emotions in children and adults. Paper presented at the conference “The Healing Power of Emotion.” UCLA Extension and Lifespan Learning Institute, Los Angeles.

Cassidy, J. (2006, December). Attachment and emotions in children and adults: Implications for the therapeutic relationship. Keynote address of the Congres Nederlandse Vereniging voor Pschotherapie [annual Congress of the Dutch Society for Psychotherapy], Amsterdam.

Cassidy, J. (2006, December). Intergenerational transmission of emotion regulation: A video workshop. Workshop presented at the RINO Therapeutic Institute, Amsterdam.

Cassidy, J. (2006, December). Attachment and emotions in children and adults: Implications for the therapeutic relationship. Colloquium presented at the University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands. Cassidy, J. (2006, July). Experience, affect, and attachment in children, adolescents, and adults. Workshop presented at Marycliff Institute, Spokane, WA.

Cassidy, J. (2006, April) Intervention with parents and infants: An emotion regulation approach. Paper presented as part of the NIMH workshop Developmental and Translational Models of Emotion Regulation and Dysregulation: Links to Childhood Affective Disorders. Bethesda, Maryland.

Cassidy, J. (2006, April). Attachment and emotions in children and adults. Paper presented as part of the workshop Attachment and Emotion in Trauma and Growth, AEDP Institute, City University of New York, New York.

Cassidy, J. (2005, July). Being open to the pain of a difficult past: Therapeutic implications. Paper presented at the International Conference on Attachment: Therapeutic Applications In Infants, Children, Adolescents, & Adults. Faculté de Médecine Xavier Bichat, Paris.

Cassidy, J. (2005, May). Solvable and unsolvable fear: Attachment, trauma, and psychopathology. Vanderbilt Conference on Attachment, Vanderbilt University, Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development.

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