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Dennis, T., Buss, K., & Hastings, P.D. (Editors.) (In Press). Physiological measures of emotion from a developmental perspective: State of the science. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Hastings, P. D., & Guyer, A. E.(In Press). The biology of children’s psychopathology. In B. H. Schneider (Ed.), Psychopathology in childhood. Cambridge.

Temcheff, C. E., Serbin, L. A., Stack, D. M., Schwartzman, A., Hastings, P. D., & Ledingham, J. (In Press). Predicting medical service usage and adult physical health outcomes from childhood aggression, withdrawal, and likeability: A 30-year prospective, longitudinal study. Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Scheib, J. E. & Hastings, P. D. (In Press). Donor-conceived children raised by lesbian couples: Socialization and development in a new form of planned family. In D. Cutas & S. Chan (Eds.), Exploding the nuclear family ideal. Bloomsbury Academic.


Grusec, J. E., Hastings, P. D., & Almas, A. (2011). Helping and prosocial behavior. In C. Hart & P. Smith (Eds.), Handbook of childhood social development, 2nd ed (pp. 549-566). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Guerry, J. D., & Hastings, P. D. (2011). In search of HPA axis dysregulation in child and adolescent depression. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. DOI: 10.1007/s10567-011-0084-5

Hastings, P. D., Ruttle, P., Serbin, L. A., Mills, R. S. L., Stack, D.M., & Schwartzman, A.E. . (2011). Adrenocortical stress reactivity and regulation in preschoolers: Relations with parenting, temperament, and psychopathology. Developmental Psychobiology. DOI: 10.1002/dev.20545

Hastings, P. D., Shirtcliff, E. A., Klimes-Dougan, B., Allison, A. L., DeRose, L., Kendziora, K. T., Usher, B. A., & Zahn-Waxler, C. (2011). Allostasis and the development of internalizing and externalizing problems: Changing relations with physiological systems across adolescence. Development & Psychopathology. DOI: 10.1017/S095457941000538

Mills, R.S.L., Hastings, P.D., Serbin, L.A., Etezadi, J., Stack, D.M., Schwartzman, A. E., Li, H-H., & Helm, J. (2011). Temperamental, parental and contextual contributors to early-emerging internalizing problems: A new integrative analysis approach. Social Development. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2011.00629.x

Utendale, W.T., Hubert, M., Saint-Pierre, A. B., & Hastings, P. D. (2011). Neurocognitive development and aggression: The role of inhibitory control deficits from 4 to 6 years. Aggressive Behavior, 37, 476-488. DOI: 10.1002/ab.20403

Utendale, W. T., & Hastings, P. D. (2011). Developmental changes in the relations between inhibitory control and externalizing problems during early childhood. Infant & Child Development, 20, 181-193. DOI:10.1002/icd.691


Bayer, J. K., Hastings, P. D., Sanson, A. V., Ukoumunne, O. C., & Rubin, K. H. (2010). Predicting mid-childhood internalising symptoms: A longitudinal community sample. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 12, 5-17.

Hastings, P. D., Nuselovici, J. N., Rubin, K. H., & Cheah, C. S. L. (2010). Shyness, parenting and parent-child relationships. In K. H. Rubin & R. J. Coplan (Eds.), The development of shyness and social withdrawal (pp. 107-130). NY: Guilford.

Scheib, J. E. & Hastings, P. D. (2010). Lesbian mothers and their donor-conceived children: Family processes, child development and long-term outcomes (English title). In D. Funcke & P. Thorne (Eds.), Die gleichgeschlechtliche Familie mit Kindern – Interdisziplinäre Beiträge zu einer neuen Lebensform (Homosexual families – Interdisciplinary perspectives) (pp. 285-318). Bielefeld, Germany: transcript Verlag.


Hastings, P. D., Fortier, I., Utendale, W. T., Simard, L., & Robaey, P., (2009). Adrenocortical functioning in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Examining subtypes of ADHD and associated comorbid conditions. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37, 565-578.

Hastings, P. D., Nuselovici, J.N., Klimes-Dougan, B., Kendziora, K. T., Usher, B. A., Ho, M-h. R., & Zahn-Waxler, C. (2009). Dysregulated coherence of subjective and cardiac emotional activation in adolescents with internalizing and externalizing problems. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 50, 1348-1356.

McShane, K. E., & Hastings, P. D. (2009). The New Friends Vignettes: Measuring parental psychological control that confers risk for anxious adjustment in preschoolers. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 33, 481-495.

McShane, K. E., Hastings, P. D., Smylie, J. K., Prince, C., & Tungasuvvingat Inuit Family Resource Centre. (2009). Examining evidence for autonomy and relatedness in urban Inuit parenting. Culture and Psychology, 15, 411-431.

Natsuaki, M. N., Klimes-Dougan, B., Ge, X., Shirtcliff, E. A., Hastings, P. D., Zahn-Waxler, C. (2009). Early pubertal maturation and internalizing problems: Sex differences in the role of cortisol reactivity to interpersonal stress. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 513-524.


Grusec, J. E., & Hastings, P. D. (2008) (Editors). Handbook of socialization, 2nd Ed. NY: Guildford Press.

Hastings, P. D., Nuselovici, J. N., Utendale, W. T., Coutya, J., McShane, K. E., & Sullivan, C. (2008). Applying the polyvagal theory to children’s emotion regulation: Social context, socialization, and adjustment. Biological Psychology, 79, 299-306.

Hastings, P. D., & De, I. (2008). Parasympathetic regulation and parental socialization of emotion: Biopsychosocial processes of adjustment in preschoolers. Social Development, 17, 211-238.

Hastings, P. D., Sullivan, C., McShane, K. E., Coplan, R. J., Utendale, W. T., & Vyncke, J. D. (2008). Parental socialization, vagal regulation and preschoolers’ anxious difficulties: Direct mothers and moderated fathers. Child Development, 79, 45-64.

Hastings, P. D., & Utendale, W. (2008). Il cuore del problema: la biologica dell’inibrizione comportamentale e della timidezza (English title: The heart of the matter: The biology of shyness and inhibition). In A. LoCoco, K. Rubin, & C. Zappula (Eds), L’isolamento sociale durante l’infanzia (English title: Social isolation during childhood) (pp. 27-56). Milano, Italia: Edizioni Unicopli.

Pariser, D., Hastings, P. D., Kindler, & van den Berg, A. (2008). Children’s drawings and children’s temperament. What’s the connection? In F. Gagnon-Bourget & P. Gosselin (Eds.), Actes du colloque sur la recherche en enseignement des arts visuels, Montreal 2006. Montreal, QC: CREA Editions.


Benibgui, M., & Hastings, P. D. (2007). L’Influence de la physiologie du stress sur le bien-être des jeunes adultes gais, lesbiennes et bisexuals. (English title: The role of stress physiology in the well-being of gay, lesbian and bisexual young adults.) In D. Julien & J. J. Lévy (Eds.), Homosexualités: Variations régionales (English title: Homosexualities: Regional variations) (pp. 115-138). Québec, QC: Presses de l'Université du Québec.

Grusec, J. E., & Hastings, P. D. (2007) (Editors). Handbook of socialization. NY: Guildford Press.

Hastings, P. D., McShane, K. E., Parker, R., & Ladha, F. (2007). Ready to make nice: Parental socialization of young sons’ and daughters’ prosocial behaviors with peers. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 168, 177-200.

Hastings, P. D., Zahn-Waxler, C., & Usher, B. A. (2007). Cardiovascular and affective reactions to social stress in adolescents with internalizing and externalizing problems. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31, 1-11.

Hastings, P. D., Utendale, W., & Sullivan, C. (2007). The socialization of prosocial development. In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Editors). Handbook of socialization (pp. 638 – 664). NY: Guildford Press.

Klimes-Dougan, B., Brand, A. E., Zahn-Waxler, C., Usher, B. A., Hastings, P. D., Kendziora, K., & Garside, R. B. (2007). Parental emotion socialization in adolescence: Sex, age, and problem status. Social Development, 16, 326-342.

Patterson, C. J., & Hastings, P. D. (2007). Socialization in the context of family diversity. In Grusec, J. E., & Hastings, P. D. (Editors). Handbook of socialization (pp. 328 – 351). NY: Guildford Press.



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