In Press

De Bolle, M. & Tackett, J. L. (in press). Anchoring bullying and victimization in children within a five-factor model based person-centered framework. Currently in press at European Journal of Personality.

Harden, K. P., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Tackett, J. L. (in press). The Texas Twin Project. Currently in press at Twin Research and Human Genetics.

Spielman, S. S., MacDonald, G., & Tackett, J. L. (in press). Social threat, social reward, and regulation of investment in romantic relationships. Currently in press at Personal Relationships.


Tackett, J. L., Martel, M., & Kushner, S. Temperament, externalizing disorders, and ADHD. (2012). In R. Shiner & M. Zentner (Eds.), The Handbook of Temperament (pp. 562-580). New York: Guilford.

Tackett, J. L., Slobodskaya, H., Mar, R. A., Deal, J., Halverson, Jr., C. F., Baker, S. R., Pavlopoulos, V., & Besevegis, E. (2012). The hierarchical structure of childhood personality in five countries: Continuity from early childhood to early adolescence. Journal of Personality, 80, 1-33.   [PDF]

Burt, S. A., Donnellan, M. B., & Tackett, J. L. (2012). Should social aggression be considered "antisocial"? Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34,153-163.

Herzhoff, K., & Tackett, J. L. (2012). Establishing construct validity for Openness-to-Experience in middle childhood: Contributions from personality and temperament. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 286-294. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2012.02.007.   [PDF]

Kushner, S. C., Tackett, J. L., & Bagby, R. M. (2012). The structure of internalizing disorders in middle childhood and evidence for personality correlates. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34, 22-34. doi: 10.1007/s10862-011-9263-4.   [PDF]


Johnson, J. G., Tackett, J. L., Baugh, C. S., McCullough, C., Sneed, J. S., Lawson, H., & Johnert, L. C. (2011). Emergent personality disorders among adolescents with anxiety disorders. Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders (pp. 187-202). New York: Springer.

Tackett, J. L. (2011). Parent informants for child personality: Agreement, discrepancies, and clinical utility. Journal of Personality Assessment, 93, 539-544.   [PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Waldman, I., Van Hulle, C. A., & Lahey, B. B. (2011). Shared genetic influences on negative emotionality and major depression/conduct disorder comorbidity. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50, 818-827.   [PDF]

Almas, A., Grusec, J. & Tackett, J. L. (2011). Children's disclosure and secrecy: Links to maternal parenting characteristics and children's coping skills. Social Development 20, 624-643. 

Kushner, S., Quilty, L. C., Tackett, J. L., & Bagby, R. M. (2011). The hierarchical structure of the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology (DAPP-BQ). Journal of Personality Disorders, 25, 504-516. [PDF]

Waldman, I. D., Tackett, J. L., Van Hulle, C. A., Applegate, B., Pardini, D., Frick, P. J., & Lahey, B. B. (2011). Child and adolescent conduct disorder substantially shares genetic influences with three socioemotional dispositions. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 100, 57-70. 

Rasbash, J., Jenkins, J., O'Connor, T. G., Tackett, J. L., & Reiss, D. (2011). A social relations model of observed family negativity and positivity using a genetically informative sample. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 474-491.  

Tackett, J. L., & Krueger, R. F. (2011). Dispositional influences on human aggression. In P. R. Shaver, & M. Mikulincer (Eds.), Human Aggression and Violence: Causes, Manifestations, and Consequences (pp. 89-104). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Tackett, J. L., & Mackrell, S. (2011). Emerging personality in childhood and adolescence: Implications for the development of narcissism and machiavellianism. In C. T. Barry, P. K. Kerig, K. K. Stellwagen, & T. D. Barry (Eds.), Narcissism and Machiavellianism in Youth (pp. 11-23). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Tackett, J. L. (2010). Measurement and assessment of child and adolescent personality pathology: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 436-466.   [PDF]

Tackett, J. L. & Ostrov, J. M. (2010). Measuring relational aggression in middle childhood in a multi-informant multi-method study. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 490-500.   [PDF]

DeClercq, B., Aelterman, N., De Pauw, S., De Bolle, M., Decuyper, M. & Tackett, J. L. (2010). Delineating childhood autistic spectrum disorder from a maladaptive trait perspective. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 529-536.  

Tackett, J. L. (2010). Toward an externalizing spectrum in DSM-V: Incorporating developmental concerns. Child Development Perspectives, 4, 161-167.   [PDF]

Mar, R. A., Tackett, J. L., & Moore, C. (2010). Exposure to media and theory-of-mind development in preschoolers. Cognitive Development, 25, 69-78.

Lahey, B. B., Rathouz, P. J., Applegate, B., Tackett, J. L.,& Waldman, I. D. (2010). Psychometrics of a self-report version of the Child and Adolescent Dispositions Scale. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39, 351-361.


Quilty, L. C., Sellbom, M., Tackett, J. L., & Bagby, R. M. (2009). Personality trait predictors of bipolar disorder: A replication and extension in a psychiatric sample.Psychiatry Research, 169, 159-163. [PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Balsis, S., Oltmanns, T. F., & Krueger, R. F. (2009). A unifying perspective on personality pathology across the lifespan: Developmental considerations for DSM-V. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 687-713.[PDF]

Kotelnikova, Y. & Tackett, J. L. (2009). Personality correlates of cross-cultural differences in childhood psychopathology. Journal of Undergraduate Life Sciences, 3, 10-13.[PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Waldman, I., & Lahey, B. B. (2009). Etiology and measurement of relational aggression: A multi-informant behavior genetic investigation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 21, 687-713.[PDF]


Tackett, J. L., Quilty, L. C., Sellbom, M., Rector, N., & Bagby, R. M. (2008). Additional evidence for a quantitative hierarchical model of the mood and anxiety disorders for DSM-V: The context of personality structure.Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 812-825. [PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Krueger, R. F., Iacono, W. G., & McGue, M. (2008). Personality in middle childhood: A hierarchical structure and longitudinal connections. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1456-1462. [PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Silberschmidt, A., Krueger, R. F., & Sponheim, S. (2008).  A dimensional model of personality disorder: Incorporating Cluster A characteristics. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 454-459. [PDF]

Tackett, J. L. & Awong, T. (2008). Review of the book Multicultural understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology: Implications for mental health assessment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, 488-491. [PDF]


Krueger, R. F. & Tackett, J. L. (2007).  Personality research utilizing behavior genetic designs. In R. Robins, C. Fraley, & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods in Personality Psychology (pp. 62-78). New York: Guilford.


Tackett, J. L. (2006). Evaluating models of the personality-psychopathology relationship in children and adolescents.  Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 584-599. [PDF]

R. F. Krueger & J. L. Tackett, (Eds.). (2006). Personality and psychopathology.  New York: Guilford. [Amazon Link]


Krueger, R. F. & Tackett, J. L. (2005). Progress and innovation: Personality disorders and the vanguard of psychopathology research. Journal of Personality Disorders, 19, 540-546.[PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Krueger, R. F., Iacono, W. G., & McGue, M. (2005). Symptom-based subfactors of DSM-defined conduct disorder: Evidence for etiologic distinctions.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 483-487.[PDF]

Tackett, J. L. & Krueger, R. F. (2005). Psychopathology. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human development (Vol. 3, pp. 1044-1046). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Tackett, J. L. & Krueger, R. F. (2005). Interpreting personality as a vulnerability for psychopathology: A developmental approach to the personality-psychopathology relationship. In B.L. Hankin & J. R. Z. Abela (Eds.), Development of psychopathology: A vulnerability-stress perspective (pp. 199-214). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Krueger, R. F., Tackett, J. L., & Markon, K. E. (2004). Structural models of comorbidity among common mental disorders: Connections to chronic pain. In T. N. Wise (Series Ed.) & M. R. Clark & G. J. Treisman (Vol. Eds.), Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine: Vol. 25. Pain and Depression: An Interdisciplinary Patient-Centered Approach (pp.63-77). Basel, Switzerland: Karger.[PDF]


Tackett, J. L., Krueger, R. F., Sawyer, M. G., & Graetz, B. W. (2003). Subfactors of DSM-IV conduct disorder: Evidence and connections with syndromes from the Child Behavior Checklist.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 31(6), 647-654.[PDF]

Krueger, R. F. & Tackett, J. L. (2003). Personality and psychopathology: Working toward the bigger picture.  Journal of Personality Disorders, 17(2), 109-128. [PDF]


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