Temperament & Personality

Studies focused on the impact that individual difference characteristics (e.g., psychopathy, borderline personality features) have on adaptive functioning across time, as well as issues associated with the developmental origins of these characteristics.

Selected Publications

Pardini, D. A., & Loeber, R. (2007). Interpersonal and affective features of psychopathy in children and adolescents: Advancing a developmental perspective. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 269-275.

Hipwell, A.E., Pardini, D., Loeber, R., Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & Keenan, K. (2007). Callous-unemotional behaviors in young girls: Shared and unique effects relative to conduct problems. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 293-304.

Lynam, D. R., Loeber, R., & Stouthamer-Loeber, M. (2008). The stability of psychopathy from adolescence into adulthood: The search for moderators. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 228-243. NIHMSID #203991.

Pardini, D. A. (2011). Perceptions of social conflicts among incarcerated adolescents with callous-unemotional traits: “You're going to pay. It’s going to hurt, but I don’t care."  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 248-255. NIHMSID #238249