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Waller, R., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., Trentacosta, C. J., Leve, L. D., & Hyde, L. W. (2017). Toward an understanding of the role of the environment in the development of early callous behavior. Journal of Personality 85, 90-103. . doi: 10.1111/jopy.12221.

Tang, Y. Y., & Leve, L. D. (2016). A translational neuroscience perspective on mindfulness meditation as a prevention strategy. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, 6, 63-72. doi:10.1007/s13142-015-0360-x

Roos, L. E., Fisher, P. A., Shaw, D. S., Kim, H. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2016). Inherited and environmental influences on a childhood co-occurring symptom phenotype: Evidence from an adoption study. Development and Psychopathology,, 28, 111-125. doi:10.1017/S0954579415000322

Palinkas, L. A., Garcia, A. R., Aarons, G. A., Finno, M., Holloway, I., Mackie, T., Leslie, L. K., & Chamberlain, P. (2016). Measuring use of research evidence in child-serving systems: The Structured Interview for Evidence Use (SIEU). Research on Social Work Practice, 26(5), 477-483.

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L. D., Eddy, J. M., & Chamberlain, P. (2016). Predicting the transition from juvenile delinquency to adult criminality: Gender specific influences in two high-risk samples. Criminal Behavior and Mental Health 26, 336-351. doi: 10.1002/cbm.1957

McClelland, M. M., Leve, L. D., & Pears, K. C. (2016). Preschool executive functions in the context of family risk. In J. A. Griffin, P. McCardle, & L. S. Freund (Eds.), Executive function in preschool age children: Integrating measurement, neurodevelopment and translational research (pp. 241-257). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Reuben, J. D., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2016). Warm parenting and effortful control in toddlerhood: Independent and interactive predictors of school-age externalizing behavior. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 1083–1096. doi:10.1007/s10802-015-0096-6

Hajal, N. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Moore, G. A., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Harold, G. T., Scaramella, L. V., Ganiban, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2015). Angry responses to infant challenges: Parent, marital, and child genetic factors associated with harsh parenting. Child Development, 86(1) 80-93.

Brooker, R. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L., & Reiss, D. (2015). Associations between infant negative affect and parent anxiety symptoms are bidirectional: Evidence from mothers and fathers. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1875), 1-10. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01875 

Fearon, P., Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Ganiban, J. M., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2015). Child evoked maternal negativity from 9 to 27 months: Evidence of gene-environment correlation and its moderation by marital distress. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 1251-1265. doi:10.1017/S0954579414000868

Marceau, K., Laurent, H. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Fisher, P. A., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2015). Combined influences of genes, prenatal environment, cortisol, and parenting on the development of children’s internalizing vs. externalizing problems. Special issue of Behavior Genetics on “Gene-hormone interplay,” 45(3), 268-282.

Brotnow, L., Reiss, D., Stover, C. S., Ganiban, J., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. R., & Stevens, H. E. (2015). Expectant mothers maximizing opportunities: Maternal characteristics moderate multifactorial prenatal stress in the prediction of birth weight in a sample of children adopted at birth. PloS One, 10(11):e0141881. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141881

Van Ryzin, M. J., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2015). Genetic influences can protect against unresponsive parenting in the prediction of child social competence. Child Development, 86(3), 667-680. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12335

Mammen, M. A., Moore, G. A., Scaramella, L. V., Reiss, D., Ganiban, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2015). Infant avoidance during a tactile task predicts Autism Spectrum behaviors in toddlerhood. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36, 575-587. doi:10.1002/imhj.21539

Leve, L. D., Khurana, A., & Reich, E. B. (2015). Intergenerational transmission of maltreatment: A multilevel examination. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 1429-1442.

Weller, J. A., Leve, L. D., Kim, H. K., Bhimji, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2015). Plasticity of decision-making abilities among maltreated adolescents: Evidence from a random controlled trial. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 535–551.

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L. D., Eddy, J. M., & Chamberlain, P. (2015). Predicting the transition from juvenile delinquency to adult criminality: Gender specific influences in two high-risk samples. Criminal Behavior and Mental Health. Online First. doi: 10.1002/cbm.1957

Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P., Kim, H. K. (2015). Risks, outcomes, and evidence-based interventions for girls in the U. S. juvenile justice system. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 18, 252-279. doi: 10.1007/s10567-015-0186-6

Leve, L. D., Van Ryzin, M. J., & Chamberlain, P. (2015). Sexual risk behavior and STI contraction among young women with prior juvenile justice involvement. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 14, 171-187.

Rabinovitch, S. M., Kerr, D. C., Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. C. (2015). Suicidal behavior outcomes of childhood sexual abuse: Longitudinal study of adjudicated girls. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 45, 431-477. doi: 10.1111/sltb.1214

Beekman, C., Neiderhiser, J. M., Buss, K. A., Loken, E., Moore, G. A., Leve, L. D., Ganiban, J. M., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2015). The development of early profiles of temperament: Characterization, continuity, and etiology. Child Development, 86(6), 1794–1811.

Stover, C. S., Zhou, Y., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Conger, R., & Reiss, D. (2015). The relationship between genetic attributions, appraisals of birth mothers’ health, and the parenting of adoptive mothers and fathers. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 41,  19-27.

McAdams, T. A., Rijsdijk, F. R., Neiderhiser, J. M., Narusyte, J., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Spotts, E. L., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., Lichtenstein, P., & Eley, T. C. (2015). The relationship between parental depressive symptoms and offspring psychopathology: Evidence from a children-of-twins study and an adoption study. Psychological Medicine, 45, 2583-2594.

Waller, R., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., Trentacosta, C. J., Leve, L. D., & Hyde, L. W. (2015). Toward an understanding of the role of the environment in the development of early callous behavior. Journal of Personality. Online first. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12221.

Roben, C., Moore, G., Cole, P., Molenaar, P., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J. (2015). Transactional patterns of maternal depressive symptoms and mother-child interactions in an adoption sample. Infant and Child Development, 24, 322–342.

Elam, K., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Gaysina, D., Barrett, D., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Adoptive parent hostility and children's peer behavior problems: Examining the role of genetically-informed child attributes on adoptive parent behavior. Developmental Psychology, 50, 1543-1542.

Brooker, R. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2014). Birth and adoptive parent anxiety symptoms moderate the link between infant attention control and internalizing problems in toddlerhood. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 347–359. doi: 10.1017/S095457941300103X

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Kim, H., & Chamberlain, P. (2014). Drug use trajectories after a randomized controlled trial of MTFC: Associations with partner drug use. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 40-54.

Poulton, R., Van Ryzin, M. J., Harold, G. T., Chamberlain, P., Fowler, D., Cannon, M., Arseneault, L., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Effects of multidimensional treatment foster care on psychotic symptoms in girls. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 53, 1279-1287.

Marsiglio, M. C., Chronister, K. M., Gibson, B., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Examining the link between traumatic events and delinquency among juvenile delinquent girls: A longitudinal study. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 7, 217-225. doi: 10.1007/s40653-014-0029-5

Chen, J., Li, X., Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., & Harold, G. T. (2014). Genetic and environmental influences on depressive symptoms in Chinese adolescents. Behavior Genetics, 44, 36-44.

Kerr, D. C. R., DeGarmo, D. S., Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2014).  Juvenile justice girls’ depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation nine years after Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 82(4), 684-93. doi: 10.1037/a0036521

Mendle, J., Van Ryzin, M. J., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Linking childhood maltreatment with adolescent internalizing symptoms: Early puberty as a tipping point. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 689-702. doi: 10.1111/jora.12075

Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Kim, H. K., Mahedy, L., Gaysina, D., Thapar, A., & Collishaw, S. (2014). Maternal caregivers and girls’ depressive symptoms and antisocial behavior trajectories: An examination among high-risk youth. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 1461-1475.

Katz, L. F., Shortt, J. W., Allen, N. B., Davis, B., Hunter, E., Leve, C., & Sheeber, L. B. (2014). Parental emotion socialization in clinically depressed adolescents: Enhancing and dampening positive affect. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 205-215.

Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Harold, G. T., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Raised by depressed parents: Is it an environmental risk? Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 17, 357-367.

Laurent, H. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., Fisher, P. A., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Stress system development from age 4.6 to 6: Family environment predictors and adjustment implications of HPA stability versus change. Developmental Psychobiology, 26, 340-354. doi: 10.1002/dev.21103

Kerr, D. C. R., Gibson, B., Leve, L. D., & DeGarmo, D. S. (2014). Young adult follow-up of adolescent girls in juvenile justice using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior , 44, 113-129. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12072

Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Barrett, D., Elam, K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D., Reiss, D., & Thapar, A. (2013). Biological and rearing mother influences on child ADHD symptoms: Revisiting the developmental interface between nature and nurture. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54, 1038-1046.

Harold, G. T., Kerr, D. C. R., Van Ryzin, M., DeGarmo, D. S., Rhoades, K. A., & Leve, L. D. (2013). Depressive symptom trajectories among girls in the juvenile justice system: 24-month outcomes of an RCT of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care. Prevention Science, 14, 437-446.

Marceau, K., Ram, N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Laurent, H. K., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2013). Disentangling the effects of genetic, prenatal, and parenting influences on children's cortisol variability. Stress, 16, 607-615.

Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Marceau, K., Harold, G., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of parental depressive symptoms on child adjustment moderated by Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal activity: Within- and between-family risk. Child Development, 84, 528-542.

Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Harold, G. T., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of prenatal and postnatal parent depressive symptoms on adopted child HPA regulation: Independent and moderated influences. Developmental Psychology, 49, 876-886.

Loeber, R., Capaldi, D. M., & Costello, E. J. (2013). Gender and the development of aggression, disruptive behavior, and delinquency from childhood to early adulthood. In P. H. Tolan & B. L. Leventhal (Eds.), Disruptive behavior: Advances in clinical child and adolescent psychopathology (Vol. 1, pp. 137-160). New York: Springer.

Lipscomb, S. T., Laurent, H., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2013). Genetic vulnerability interacts with parenting and early care education to predict increasing externalizing behavior. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 38, 70–80.

Reiss, D. Leve, L. D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2013). How genes and the social environment moderate each other. American Journal of Public Health, 103, S111-S121.

Kerr, D., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Natsuaki, M., Neiderhiser, J., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2013). Influences of biological and adoptive mothers' depression and antisocial behavior on adoptees' early behavior trajectories. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 723-734.

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Ge, X., & Reiss, D. (2013). Intergenerational transmission of risk for social inhibition: The interplay between parental responsiveness and genetic influences. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 261-274.

Kim, H. K., Pears, K. C., Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P., & Smith, D. K. (2013). Intervention effects on health-risking sexual behavior among girls in foster care: The role of placement disruption and tobacco and marijuana use.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22, 370-387.

Gaysina, D., Fergusson, D. M., Leve, L. D., Horwood, J., Reiss, D., Shaw, D., Elam, K., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Harold, G. (2013). Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring conduct problems: Evidence from three independent genetically-sensitive design studies. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 956-963.

Marceau, K., Hajal, N., Leve, L. D., Reiss, D., Shaw D. S., Ganiban, J. M., Mayes, L. C., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2013). Measurement and associations of pregnancy risk factors with genetic influences, postnatal environmental influences, and toddler behavior. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37, 366-375.

Rhoades, K. A., Chamberlain, P., Roberts, R., & Leve, L. D. (2013). MTFC for high risk adolescent girls: A comparison of outcomes in England and the US. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22, 435-449.

Blozis, S. A., Ge., X., Xu, S., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J., Scaramella, L., Leve, L. D., & Reiss, D. (2013). Sensitivity analysis of multiple informant models when data are not missing at random. Structural Equation Modeling, 20, 283-298.

Chen, J., Li, X., Zhang, J., Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Chen, Z., Yang, X., Guo, F., Zhang, J., & Ge, X. (2013). The Beijing Twin Study (BeTwiSt): A longitudinal study of child and adolescent development. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 1832-4274.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2013). The Early Growth and Development Study: A prospective adoption study of child behavior from birth through middle childhood. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 412-423..

Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Elam, K. E., Thapar, A., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2013). The nature of nurture: Disentangling passive genotype-environment correlation from family relationship influences on children's externalizing problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 12-21.

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. S. (2013). Transactions between child social wariness and observed structured parenting: Evidence from a prospective adoption study. Child Development, 84, 1750-1765.

Leve, L. D., DeGarmo, D. S., Bridgett, D. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. J., Harold, G. T., Natsuaki, M., & Reiss, D. (2013). Using an adoption design to separate genetic, prenatal, and temperament influences on toddler executive function. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1045-1057.

Leve, L. D., Kerr, D. C. R., & Harold, G. T. (2013). Young adult outcomes associated with teen pregnancy among high-risk girls in an RCT of multidimensional treatment foster care. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22, 421-434.

Van Ryzin, M., & Leve, L. D. (2012). Affiliation with delinquent peers as a mediator of the effects of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for delinquent girls. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 588-596.

Stover, C. S., Connell, C., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Conger, R., & Reiss, D. (2012). Fathering and mothering in the family system: Linking marital hostility and aggression in adopted toddlers. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 401-409.

Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P., Kim, H. K., & Smith, D. K. (2012). Female juvenile offenders. In E. L. Grigorenko (Ed.), Handbook of juvenile forensic psychology and psychiatry (pp. 555-568). New York: Springer Science and Business Media.

Pears, K. C., Kim, H. K., & Leve, L. D. (2012). Girls in foster care: Risk and promotive factors for school adjustment across the transition to middle school. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 234-243.

Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Van Ryzin, M. J., Elam, K., & Chamberlain, P. (2012). Girls' tobacco and alcohol use during early adolescence: Prediction from trajectories of depressive symptoms across two studies. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 21, 245-272.

Tang, Y. Y., Yang, L., Leve, L. D., & Harold, G. T. (2012). Improving executive function and its neurobiological mechanisms through a mindfulness-based intervention: Advances within the field of developmental neuroscience. Child Development Perspectives, 6, 361-366.

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Mannering, A. M., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2012). Marital hostility and child sleep problems: Direct and indirect associations via hostile parenting. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 488-498.

Massey, S. H., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., Ganiban, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2012). Maternal self-concept as a provider and cessation of substance use during pregnancy. Addictive Behaviors, 37, 956-961.

Lipscomb, S. T., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., Ge, X., Conger, R. D., Reid, J. B., & Reiss, D. (2012). Negative emotionality and externalizing problems in toddlerhood: Overreactive parenting as a moderator of genetic influences. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 167-179.

Marceau, K., Humbad, M. N., Burt, S. A., Klump, K. L., Leve, L. D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2012). Observed externalizing behavior: A developmental comparison of genetic and environmental influences across three samples. Behavior Genetics, 42, 30-39.

Capaldi, D. M. (2012). Oppositional defiant and conduct disorders in adolescence. In R. J. R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adolescence. New York: Springer Science + Business Media.

Harold, G. T., & Leve, L. D. (2012). Parents as partners: How the parental relationship affects children's psychological development. In M. Morgan, A. Balfour & C. Clulow (Eds.), How couple relationships shape our world: Clinical practice, research and policy perspectives (pp. 25-55). Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, UK: Karnac.

Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Chamberlain, P., Landsverk, J. A., Fisher, P. A., & Vostanis, P. (2012). Practitioner review: Children in foster care: Vulnerabilities and evidence-based interventions that promote resilience processes. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 1197-1211.

Van Ryzin, M., & Leve, L. D. (2012). Validity evidence for the security scale as a measure of attachment in adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 35, 425-431.

Massey, S. H., Lieberman, D. Z., Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2011). Association of clinical characteristics and cessation of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use during pregnancy. American Journal on Addictions, 20, 143-150.

Mendle, J., Leve, L. D., Van Ryzin, M., Natsuaki, M., Ge, X. (2011). Associations between early life stress, child maltreatment, and pubertal development among girls in foster care. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 871-880.

Brooker, R. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Kiel, E. J., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S. & Reiss, D. (2011). Attention control moderates associations between infants' risk for anxiety and social inhibition. Infancy, 16, 490-507.

Miller, S., Leve, L. D., & Kerig, P. (2011). Delinquent girls: Contexts, relationships, and adaptation. New York: Springer Press.

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., & Mendle, J. (2011). Going through the rites of passage too early: Timing and transition of menarche, childhood sexual abuse, and anxiety. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40, 1357-1370.

Hunter, E. C., Katz, L. F., Shortt, J. W., Davis, B., Leve, C., Allen, N. B., & Sheeber, L. B. (2011). How do I feel about feelings? Emotion socialization in families of depressed and healthy adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(4), 428-441.

Mannering, A. M., Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Shelton, K. H., Shaw, D. S., Conger, R. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2011). Longitudinal associations between marital instability and child sleep problems across infancy and toddlerhood in adoptive families. Child Development, 84, 1252-1256.

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D. (2011). Longitudinal pathways from marital hostility to child anger during toddlerhood: Genetic susceptibility and indirect effects via harsh parenting. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 282-291.

Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P., Smith, D. K., & Harold, G. T. (2011). Multidimensional treatment foster care as an intervention for juvenile justice girls in out-of-home care. In S. Miller, L. D. Leve & P. K. Kerig (Eds.), Delinquent girls: Contexts, relationships, and adaptation (pp.147-160). New York: Springer.

Smith, D. K., Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2011). Preventing internalizing and externalizing problems in girls in foster care as they enter middle school: Immediate impact of an intervention. Prevention Science, 12, 269-277.

Kim, H. K., & Leve, L. D. (2011). Substance use and delinquency among middle school girls in foster care: A three-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 740-750.

Van Ryzin, M. J., Johnson, A. B., Leve, L. D., & Kim, H. K. (2011). The number of sexual partners and health-risking sexual behavior: Prediction from high school entry to high school exit. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 939-949.

Martin, D. M., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Ge, X. (2011). Toward a greater understanding of openness: A report from the Early Growth and Development Study. National Council of Adoption's Factbook. V, 471-477.

Lipscomb, S. T., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ge, X., & Reiss, D. (2011). Trajectories of parenting and child negative emotionality during infancy and toddlerhood: A longitudinal analysis. Child Development, 82, 1661-1675.

Natsuaki, M. N., Ge, X., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Conger, R. D., Scaramella, L. V., Reid, J. B., & Reiss, D.(2010). Genetic liability, environment, and the development of fussiness in toddlers: The roles of maternal depression and parental responsiveness. Developmental Psychology, 46, 1147-1158.

Chamberlain, P., Saldana, L., Brown, H., & Leve, L. D. (2010). Implementation of multidimensional treatment foster care in California: A randomized control trial of an evidence-based practice. In M. Roberts-DeGennaro & S. J. Fogel (Eds.), Using evidence to inform practice for community and organizational change (pp. 218-234). Chicago: Lyceum.

Leve, L. D., Kerr, D., Shaw, D., Ge, X., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reid, J. B., Scaramella, L., Conger, R., & Reiss, D. (2010). Infant pathways to externalizing behavior: Evidence of Genotype x Environment interaction. Child Development, 81, 340-356.

Pemberton, C. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Ge, X. (2010). Influence of parental depressive symptoms on adopted toddler behaviors: An emerging developmental cascade of genetic and environmental effects. Development and Psychopathology, 22, 803-818.

DeGarmo, D. S., Reid, J. B., Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P., & Knutson, J. F. (2010). Patterns and predictors of growth in divorced fathers' health status and substance use. American Journal of Men's Health, 4(1), 60-70.

Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Ge, X., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Patterson, G. R. (2010). Refining intervention targets in Family-Based Research: Lessons from quantitative behavioral genetics. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 516-526.

Gottesman, I. I., He, S., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M. (2010). Special section in memoriam: Xiaojia Ge, 1954-2009. Behavioral Genetics, 40, 281-283.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D (2010). The Early Growth and Development Study: Using the prospective adoption design to examine genotype-environment interplay. [Special section] Behavior Genetics, 40, 306-314. (Reprinted from 2008 Acta Psychologica Sinica, 40, 1106-1115.)

Fisher, P. A., Chamberlain, P., & Leve, L. D. (2009). Care matters: Improving the lives of foster children through evidence-based interventions. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies, 4(2), 122-127.

Sheeber, L. B., Allen, N. B., Leve, C., Davis, B., Shortt, J. W., & Katz, L. F. (2009). Dynamics of affective experience and behavior in depressed adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 1419-1427.

DeGarmo, D. S., Chamberlain, P., Leve, L. D., & Price, J. (2009). Foster parent intervention engagement moderating child behavior problems and placement disruption. Research on Social Work Practice, 19(4), 423-433.

Leve, L. D., Fisher, P. A., & Chamberlain, P. (2009). Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care as a preventive intervention to promote resiliency among youth in the child welfare system. Journal of Personality, 77, 1869-1902.

Kerr, D., Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2009). Pregnancy rates among juvenile justice girls in two RCTs of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 588-593.

Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Ge, X., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2009). Structured parenting of toddlers at high versus low genetic risk: Two pathways to child problems. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 48, 1102–1109.

Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., & Whitesel, A. (2009). Understanding links between birth parents and the child they have placed for adoption: Clues for assisting adopting families and for reducing genetic risk. In G. M. Wrobel & T. Neil (Eds.), International advances in adoption research for practice (pp. 119-146). New York: John Wiley.

Ge, X., Natsuaki, M. N., Martin, D., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Villareal, G., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2008). Bridging the divide: Openness in adoption and post-adoption psychosocial adjustment. Journal of Family Psychology, 22, 529-540

Eddy, J. M., Martinez, C. R., Jr., Schiffmann, T., Newton, R., Olin, L., Leve, L. D., Foney, D. M., Shortt, J. Wu. (2008). Development of a multisystemic parent management training intervention for incarcerated parents, their children and families. Clinical Psychologist, 12(3), 86-98.

Price, J. M., Chamberlain, P., Landsverk, J., Reid, J., Leve, L. D., & Laurent, H. (2008). Effects of a foster parent training intervention on placement changes of children in foster care. Child Maltreatment, 13, 64-75.

Chamberlain, P., Price, J., Leve, L. D., Laurent, H., Landsverk, J. A., & Reid, J. B. (2008). Prevention of behavior problems for children in foster care: Outcomes and mediation effects. Prevention Science, 9, 17-27.

Ganiban, J. M., Leve, L. D., Moore, G., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2008). Strategies for understanding the mechanisms of mothering and fathering. In R. Bridges (Ed.), Neurobiology of the parental brain (pp. 391-403). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2008). The Early Growth and Development Study: Using the prospective adoption design to examine genotype-environment interplay. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 40, 1106-1115.

Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2007). A randomized evaluation of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care: Effects on school attendance and homework completion in juvenile justice girls. Research on Social Work Practice, 17, 657-663.

Jensen, P. S., Youngstrom, E., Steiner, H., Findling, R. L., Meyer, R. E., Malone, R. P., Carlson, G. A., Coccaro, E. F., Aman, M. G., Blair, J., Dougherty, D., Ferris, C., Flynn, L., Green, E., Hoagwood, K., Hutchinson, J., Laughren, T., Leve, L. D., Novins, D. K., & Vitiello, B. (2007). Consensus report on impulsive aggression as a symptom across diagnostic categories in child psychiatry: Implications for medication studies. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 309-322.

Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2007). Genetic expression outside the skin: Clues to mechanisms of Genotype x Environment interaction. Development and Psychopathology, 19, 1005-1027

Chamberlain, P., Leve, L. D., & DeGarmo, D. S. (2007). Multidimensional treatment foster care for girls in the juvenile justice system: 2-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 187-193.

Leve, L. D., Fisher, P. A., & DeGarmo, D. S. (2007). Peer relations at school entry: Sex differences in the outcomes of foster care. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 53(4), 557-577.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ge, X., Scaramella, L. V., Conger, R. D., Reid, J. B., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2007). The Early Growth and Development Study: A prospective adoption design. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 10, 84-95.

Smith, D. K., Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2006). Adolescent girls' offending and health-risking sexual behavior: The predictive role of trauma. Child Maltreatment, 11, 346-353.

Bullock, B. M., Deater-Deckard, K., & Leve, L. D. (2006). Deviant peer association and problem behavior: A test of genetic and environmental influences. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 34, 27-29.

Ayres, M., & Leve, L. D. (2006). Gender identity and play. In D. P. Fromberg & D. Bergen (Eds.), Play from birth to twelve: Contexts, perspectives, and meanings (2nd ed., pp 41-46). New York: CRC Press.

Chamberlain, P., Leve, L. D., & Smith, D. K. (2006). Preventing behavior problems and health-risking behaviors in girls in foster care. International Journal of Behavioral and Consultation Therapy, 4, 518-530.

Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2005). Association with delinquent peers: Intervention effects for youth in the juvenile justice system. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33, 339-347.

Leve, L. D., Kim, H. K., & Pears, K. C. (2005). Childhood temperament and family environment as predictors of internalizing and externalizing trajectories from ages 5 to 17. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33, 505-520.

Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2005). Girls in the juvenile justice system: Risk factors and clinical implications. In D. Pepler, K. Madsen, C. Webster, & K. Levine (Eds.), The development and treatment of girlhood aggression (pp. 191-215). Mahway, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P., & Reid, J. B. (2005). Intervention outcomes for girls referred from juvenile justice: Effects on delinquency. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73, 1181-1185.

Scaramella, L. V., & Leve, L. D. (2004). Clarifying parent-child reciprocities during early childhood: The early childhood coercion model. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 7, 89-107.

Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2004). Female juvenile offenders: Defining an early-onset pathway for delinquency. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 13, 439-452.

Hollenstein, T., Leve, L. D., Scaramella, L. V., Milfort, R., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2003). Openness in adoption, knowledge of birthparent information, and adoptive family adjustment. Adoption Quarterly, 7, 43-52.

Fisher, P. A., Leve, L. D., O'Leary, C. C., & Leve, C. (2003). Parental monitoring of children's behavior: Variation across stepmother, stepfather, and two-parent biological families. Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies, 52, 45-52.

Leve, L. D., Pears, K. C., & Fisher, P. A. (2002). Competence in early development. In J. B. Reid, G. R. Patterson, & J. Snyder (Eds.), Antisocial behavior in children and adolescents: A developmental analysis and model for intervention (pp. 45-64). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Gauvain, M., Fagot, B. I., Leve, C., & Kavanagh, K. (2002). Instruction by mothers and fathers during problem solving with their young children. Journal of Family Psychology, 16, 81-90.

Eddy, J. M., Leve, L. D., & Fagot, B. I. (2001). Coercive family processes: A replication and extension of Patterson's Coercion Model. Aggressive Behavior, 27, 14-25.

Leve, L. D., Scaramella, L. V., & Fagot, B. I. (2001). Infant temperament, pleasure in parenting, and marital happiness in adoptive families. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 545-558.

Leve, L. D., & Pears, K. C. (2001). Male and female caregivers: Are children treated differently? [Infant Daycare Education Advocacy and Support Journal]. Interaction, CCCF/Fall Issue, 15-17.

Leve, L. D. (2001). Observation of externalizing behavior during a twin-friend discussion task. Marriage and Family Review, 33, 2/3, 225-250.

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Moore, K. J. (1999). Level 1 research: Where the rubber meets the road in the treatment of serious mental and physical health problems. Education and Treatment of Children, 22, 189-202.

Fisher, P. A., Fagot, B. I., & Leve, C. S. (1998). Assessment of family stress across low-, medium-, and high-risk samples using the family events checklist. Family Relations, 47, 1-5.

Fagot, B. I., Pears, K. C., Capaldi, D. M., Crosby, L., & Leve, C. S. (1998). Becoming an adolescent father: Precursors and parenting. Developmental Psychology, 34, 1209-1219.

Leve, L. D., Winebarger, A. A., Fagot, B. I., Reid, J. B., & Goldsmith, H. H. (1998). Environment and genetic variance in children.s observed and reported maladaptive behavior. Child Development, 69, 1286-1298.

Fagot, B. I., & Leve, L. D. (1998). Gender identity and play. In D. P. Fromberg & D. Bergen (Eds.), Play from birth to twelve: Contexts, perspectives, and meanings (pp. 187-192). New York: Garland.

Fagot, B. I., & Leve, L. D. (1998). Teacher ratings of externalizing behavior at school entry for boys and girls: Similar early predictors and different correlates. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry,39, 555-566.

Leve, L. D., & Fagot, B. I. (1997). Gender-role socialization and discipline processes in one- and two-parent families. Sex Roles, 36, 1-21.

Cadoret, R. J., Leve, L. D., & Devor, E. (1997). Genetics of aggressive and violent behavior. The Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 20, 301-322.

Leve, L. D., & Fagot, B. I. (1997). Prediction of positive peer relations from observed parent-child interactions. Social Development, 6(2), 254-269.

Leaper, C., Leve, L. D., Strasser, T., & Schwartz, R. (1995). Mother-child communication sequences: Play activity, child gender, and marital status effects. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 41, 307-327.

Leve, L. D. (1995). The prediction of children's positive peer relations from earlier parent-child interactions. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Oregon.