Publications

  • Gentzler, A. L., DeLong, K., & Smart, R. (in press). Theatre majors compared to non-majors: Investigating temperament and emotion beliefs, awareness, regulation, and perception. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
  • Moran, K. M., Root, A. E., Vizy, B. K., Wilson, T. K., & Gentzler, A. L. (in press). Maternal socialization of children’s positive affect regulation: Associations with children’s savoring, dampening, and depressive symptoms. Social Development.
  • Palmer, C. A. & Gentzler, A. L. (in press). Age-related differences in savoring across adulthood: The role of emotional goals and future time perspective. Journal of Happiness Studies.
  • Ramsey, M. A., Moran, K. M., Pubal, A., & Gentzler, A. L. (2018). Parent-child relationships and happiness across cultures. In M. Demir and N. Sumer (Eds.), Close Relationships and Happiness across Cultures (pp. 41-54), in A. Della Fave (Series Ed.), Cross-cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.  doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-89663-2.
  • Ford, B. Q., Lwi, S. J., Gentzler, A. L., Hankin, B., & Mauss, I. B. (2018). The cost of believing emotions are uncontrollable: Youths’ beliefs about emotion predict emotion regulation and depressive symptoms. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(8), 1170-1190.
  • Moran, K. M., Turiano, N., & Gentzler, A. L. (2018). Parental warmth predicts coping and well-being in adulthood. Journal of Family Psychology, 32(5), 610-621.
  • Quetsch, L. B., Wallace, N. M., McNeil, C. B., & Gentzler, A. L. (2018). Emotion regulation in families of children with behavioral problems and nonclinical comparison families. Journal of Child & Families Studies, 27(8), 2467-2480.
  • Gentzler, A. L., Palmer, C. A., Yi, C. Y., Root, A. E., & Moran, K. M. (2018). Mothers’ ideal affect predicts their socialization of children’s positive affect. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 79(2), 90-101.
  • Palmer, C. A., & Gentzler, A. L. (2017). Adults’ self-reported attachment influences their savoring ability. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 13, 290-300.
  • Ramsey, M. A., Gentzler, A. L., & Vizy, B. K. (2017). Children’s and parents’ understanding of gratitude. In J. Tudge and L. Freitas (Eds.), Developing Gratitude in Children and Adolescents (pp. 220-239). Cambridge University Press.
  • Morey, J. N. & Gentzler, A. L. (2017). Parents’ perceptions of and responses to children’s emotions: Relations with meta-emotion philosophy and adult attachment. Parenting: Science and Practice, 17(2), 73-102.
  • Blank, M. D., Ferris, K. A., Metzger, A., Gentzler, A. L., Duncan, C., Jarrett, T., & Dino, G. (2017). Physical activity and quit motivation moderators of adolescent smoking reduction. American Journal of Health Behavior, 41(4), 419-427.
  • Palmer, C. A., Ramsey, M. A., Morey, J. N., & Gentzler, A. L. (2016). How do people share positive events? Individual differences in capitalizing, bragging, and mass-sharing. Journal of Individual Differences, 37(4), 250-259.
  • Graf, A. S., Ramsey, M. A., Patrick, J. H., & Gentzler, A. L. (2016). Dark storm clouds and rays of sunshine: The influence of episodic rumination and savoring on the relation between hassles, uplifts, and affect. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17, 2257-2276.
  • Yi, C. Y., Gentzler, A. L., Ramsey, M. A., & Root, A. E. (2016). Linking maternal socialization of positive emotions to children’s behavioral problems: The moderating role of self-control. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(5), 1550-1558.
  • Yi, C. Y., Murry, M. M. W., & Gentzler, A. L. (2016). Perception of emotion expressions in adults: The role of temperament and mood. Journal of Individual Differences, 27, 16-23.
  • Gentzler, A. L., Palmer, C. A., & Ramsey, M. A. (2016). Savoring with intent: Investigating types of and motives for responses to positive events. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17(3), 937-958.
  • Ramsey, M. A., Oberhauser, A. M., & Gentzler, A. L. (2016). College students’ use of communication technology with parents: Influences of distance, social presence, and gender. In G. Riva, B. K. Wiederhold, & P. Cipresso (Eds.) The Psychology of Social Networking: Communication, Presence, Identity and Relationships in Online Communities, Volume 2 (pp. 128-140). Warsaw: DeGruyter Open Ltd.
  • Gentzler, A. L., Ramsey, M. A., & Black, K. R. (2015).  Mothers’ attachment styles, and their children’s self-reported security, as related to maternal socialization of children’s positive affect regulation.  Attachment and Human Development, 17(4), 376-398. PDF
  • Ramsey, M. A. & Gentzler, A. L. (2015). An upward spiral: Bidirectional associations between positive affect and positive close relationships across the life span. Developmental Review, 36, 58-104.  PDF
  • Wallace, N. M., Quetsch, L. B., Robinson, C., Gentzler, A. L., & McNeil, C. B. (2015). Emotion regulation difficulties in caregivers and children: Transmission, influences and implications for parent-training treatment approaches. Psychology of Impulsivity: Advances in Psychology Research (pp. 27-46). NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Gentzler, A. L., Ramsey, M. A., Yi, C. Y., Palmer, C., & Morey, J. (2014). Young adolescents’ emotional and regulatory responses to positive events: Investigating temperament, attachment, and event characteristics. Journal of Positive Psychology, 9(2), 108-121PDF
  • Ramsey, M. A., & Gentzler, A. L. (2014). Age differences in well-being: The roles of savoring and future time perspective. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 78(1), 3-22.  PDF
  • Ramsey, M. A., Gentzler, A. L., Morey, J. N., Oberhauser, A., & Westerman, D. (2013). College students’ use of communication technology with parents: Comparisons between two cohorts in 2009 and 2011. CyberPsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, 16(10), 747-752. PDF
  • Morey, J. N., Gentzler, A. L., Creasy, B., Oberhauser, A., & Westerman, D. (2013). Young adults’ communication technology use within romantic relationships and links to attachment. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 1771-1778. PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Wheat, A. L., Palmer, C. A., & Burwell, R. A. (2013). Children’s responses to cognitive challenge and links to self-reported rumination. Cognition and Emotion, 27(2), 305-317. PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Morey, J. N., Palmer, C. A., & Yi, C. Y. (2012). Young adolescents’ responses to positive events: Associations with positive affect and adjustment. Journal of Early Adolescence, 33(5), 662-681. PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Rottenberg, J., Kovacs, M., George, C. J., & Morey, J. (2012). Atypical development of resting respiratory sinus arrhythmia in children at high risk for depression. Developmental Psychobiology, 54(5), 556–567. PDF
  • Olino, T. M., Lopez-Duran, N. L., Kovacs, M., George, C. J., Gentzler, A. L., & Shaw, D. S. (2011). Developmental trajectories of positive and negative affect in children at high and low familial risk for depressive disorder. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 52(7), 792-799.  PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Oberhauser, A. M., & Westerman, D., & Nadorff, D. (2011). College students’ use of electronic communication with parents: Links to loneliness, attachment, and relationship quality. CyberPsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, 14(1-2) 71-74.  PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Kerns, K. A., & Keener, E. (2010). Emotional reactions and regulatory responses to negative and positive events: Associations with attachment and gender. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 78-92. PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Santucci, A. K., Kovacs, M., & Fox, N. A. (2009). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity predicts emotion regulation and depressive symptoms in at-risk and control children. Biological Psychology, 82, 156-163. PDF
  • Liu, X.C., Gentzler, A. L., George, C. J., & Kovacs, M. (2009). Response styles to depressed mood and suicide attempt in young adults with a history of childhood-onset mood disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 70, 644-652.
  • Santucci, A. K., Silk, J. S., Shaw, D. S., Gentzler, A. L., Fox, N. A., & Kovacs, M. (2008). Vagal tone and temperament as predictors of emotion regulation strategies in young children.  Developmental Psychobiology, 50, 205-216.  PDF
  • Liu, X., Buysse, D. J., Gentzler, A. L., Kiss, E., Meyer, L., Kapornai, K., Vetró, Á., & Kovacs, M. (2007). Insomnia and hypersomnia associated with depressive phenomenology and comorbidity in childhood depression. Sleep, 30, 83-90.
  • Kapornai, K., Gentzler, A. L., Tepper, P. G., Kiss, E, Tamas, Z., Meyer, L., Kovacs, M., Vetró, Á. (2007). Early developmental characteristics and features of Major Depressive Disorder among child psychiatric patients in Hungary. Journal of Affective Disorders, 100, 91-101.
  • Kiss, E., Gentzler, A. L., George, C., Kapornai, K., Tamas, Z., Kovacs, M., & Vetró, Á. (2007).  Factors influencing mother-child reports of depressive symptoms and agreement among clinically referred depressed youngsters in Hungary. Journal of Affective Disorders, 100. 143-151.
  • Tamas, Z., Kovacs, M., Gentzler, A. L., Tepper, P., Kiss, E., Kapornai, K., & Vetró, Á. (2007). The relations of temperament and emotion self-regulation with suicidal behaviors in a clinical sample of depressed children in Hungary. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35, 640-652.
  • Liu, X., Gentzler, A. L., Tepper, P., Kiss, E., Kothencné V., Tamás, Z., Vetró, Á., & Kovacs, M. (2006). Clinical features of depressed children and adolescents with various forms of suicidality. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 67, 1442-1450.
  • Gentzler, A. L., & Kerns, K. A. (2006). Adult attachment and memory of emotional reactions to negative and positive events. Cognition and Emotion, 20(1), 20-42. PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., Contreras, J. M., Kerns, K. A., & Weimer, B. L. (2005). Emotional communication between parents and children: Associations with child coping. Social Development, 14(4), 591-612. PDF
  • Gentzler, A. L., & Kerns, K. A. (2004). Associations between insecure attachment and sexual experiences. Personal Relationships, 11(2), 249-265.  PDF
  • Kerns, K. A., Aspelmeier, J. A., Gentzler, A. L., & Grabill, C. M. (2001). Parent-child attachment and monitoring in middle childhood. Journal of Family Psychology. 15(1), 69-81.  PDF
  • Contreras, J. M., Kerns, K. A., Weimer, B. L., Gentzler, A. L., & Tomich, P. L. (2000). Emotion regulation as a mediator of associations between mother-child attachment and peer relationships in middle childhood. Journal of Family Psychology, 14(1), 111-124.  PDF
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