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Peer-reviewed journal articles


Harris, C.*, Scarpate, M.J.*, & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2020). Parental and kinship ties, and low self-control: Violence perpetration among rural African American adolescents from the Black Belt. Journal of Adolescence, 85, 115-119. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.10.002

Harris, C.*, Özdemir, Y.*, Sağkal, A. S., & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2020). Family environment and school engagement: A cross-lagged investigation in a sample of Turkish adolescents.  Journal of Adolescence, 84, 171-179. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.08.006

Khoury-Kassabri, M., Zadok, I., Eseed, R., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2020). Individual and familial factors as mediators and moderators of young children’s aggressive behavior. Children and Youth Services Review. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105428

Javakhishvili, M.*, Vazsonyi, A.T., Pagava, K., & Phagava, H. (2020). Depressive symptoms among adolescents in Georgia: the role of ethnicity, low self-control, parents, and peers. International Journal of Public Health, 65(8), 1373-1382. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01417-z

Vazsonyi, A.T., Liu, D.*, Beier, J.*, & Blatny, M. (2020). Neighborhood effects on internalizing, externalizing problems, and academic competence: a comparison of Roma versus non-Roma adolescents. International Journal of Public Health, 65(8), 1383-1392. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01425-z

Wachs, S.*, Vazsonyi, A.T., Wright, M., & Ksinan Jiskrova, G.* (2020). Cross-national associations among cyberbullying victimization, self-esteem, and internet addiction: Direct and indirect effects of alexithymia. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01368

Ksinan Jiskrova, G.*, Vazsonyi, A. T, Klanova, J., & Dusek, L. (2020). Childhood sleep functioning as a developmental precursor of adolescent adjustment problems. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 51, 239-253. doi: 10.1007/s10578-019-00926-0.



Li, J.B.*, & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2019). The utility of joint use of the Low Self-control Scale and the Brief Self-Control Scale in explaining adolescent deviance. European Journal of Criminology. doi: 10.1177/1477370819845745

Ksinan, A.*, Mališ, J. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2019). Swiping away the moments that make up a dull day: Narcissism, boredom, and compulsive smartphone use. Current Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s12144-019-00228-7

Ksinan Jiskrova, G.* & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2019). Multi-contextual influences on adolescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in the United States. Social Science and Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.01.024

Li, J.B.*, Vazsonyi, A.T., & Dou, K. (2018). Is individualism-collectivism associated with self-control? Evidence from Chinese and US samples. PLOS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208541

Brosowski, T.*, Wachs, S.*, Sheithauer, H., & Vazsonyi A.T. (2018). Bullying perpetration and victimization: A test of traditional and cyberbehaviors as latent constructs. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260518807212

Wachs, S.*, Wright, M., & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2019). Understanding the overlap between cyberbullying and cyberhate perpetration: Moderating effects of toxic online disinhibition. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 9, 179-188. doi: 10.1002/cbm.2116

Ksinan Jiskrova, G.* & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2019). Sleep quantity and problems as mediators of the eveningness-adjustment link in children and adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48(3), 620-634. doi: 10.1007/s10964-018-0965-8

Ksinan, A.*, Vazsonyi, A. T., Ksinan Jiskrova, G.*& Peugh, J. (2019). National ethnic and racial disparities in disciplinary practices: A contextual analysis of American secondary schools. Journal of School Psychology, 74, 106-125. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2019.05.003

Vazsonyi, A. T., Ksinan, A.*, Ksinan Jiskrova, G.*, Mikuska, J.*, Javakhishvili, M.*, & Cui, G.* (2019). To grit or not to grit, that is the question! Journal of Research in Personality, 78, 215-226. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2018.12.006

Bobbio, A.*, Arbach, K., & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2019). Self-control and deviance: A test of the General Theory of Crime in Argentina. Victims and Offenders, 14(1), 119-142. doi: 10.1080/15564886.2018.1552222

Ksinan, A.*, Vazsonyi, A. T. (2019). Genetic and environmental effects on the development of depressive symptoms from adolescence to adulthood in a nationally representative sample. Journal of Affective Disorders, 245 (15), 163-173. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.10.085



Liu, D*., Ksinan, A.*, & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2018). Maternal support and deviance among rural adolescents:  The mediating role of self-esteem. Journal of Adolescence, 69, 61-71. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2018.09.003

Vazsonyi, A. T., Ksinan, G.J.* & Ksinan, A.* (2018). Sleep, low self-control, and delinquency: Direct and indirect links across immigrant groups and socioeconomic strata. Journal of Adolescence, 68, 40-49doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2018.06.002

Vazsonyi, A.T., Javakhishvili*, M., & Ksinan*, A.J. (2018). Routine activities and adolescent deviance across 28 cultures.  Journal of Criminal Justice, 57, 56-66doi: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2018.03.005

Vazsonyi, A.T., & Ksinan Jiskrova*, G. (2018). On the development of self-control and deviance from preschool to middle adolescence. Journal of Criminal Justice, 56, 60-69doi: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2017.08.005

Mikuška, J., & Vazsonyi, A.T. (2018). Developmental links between gaming and depression. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 28(3), 680-697doi: 10.1111/jora.12359

Wachs, S., Whittle, H.C., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., Wolf, K.D., Vazsonyi, A.T., & Junger, M. (2018). Correlates of mono- and dual-victims of cybergrooming and cyberbullying: Evidence from four countries. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 21, 91-98. doi: 10.1089/cyber.2016.0733



Vazsonyi, A. T., Mikuska*, J., & Gassova*, Z. (2017). Revisiting the immigrant paradox: Suicidal ideations and suicide attempts among immigrant and non-immigrant adolescents. Journal of Adolescence59, 67-78. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2017.05.008

Kahumoku*, E. P., Vazsonyi, A. T., Haque, A., & Brown, M. (2017). Body dissatisfaction and mental health across ethnic/racial and immigrant groups: Implications for Marriage and Family Therapists. The American Journal of Family Therapy45, 175-193. doi: 10.1080/01926187.2017.1303652

Vazsonyi, A.T., Ksinan Jiskrova*, G., Özdemir*, Y., & Bell*, M. (2017). Bullying and cyberbullying in Turkish adolescents: Testing direct and indirect effects of maternal and paternal parenting processes. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48, 1153-1171. doi: 10.1177/0022022116687853

Vazsonyi, A. T., & Ksinan*, A. J. (2017). Understanding adolescent deviance through the dual systems model: Converging evidence for criminology and developmental sciences. Personality and Individual Differences, 111, 58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.01.030

Vazsonyi, A. T., Mikuska*, J., & Kelley*, E. (2017). It’s time: A meta- analysis of the self-control-deviance link. Journal of Criminal Justice, 48, 48-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2016.10.001

Özdemir*, Y., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Cok, F. (2017). Parenting processes, self esteem, and aggression: A mediation model. European Journal of Developmental Psychology14, 509-532. doi: 10.1080/17405629.2016.1240674

Harris*, C., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Bolland, J. (2017). Bidirectional relationships between parenting processes and deviance in a sample of inner-city African American youth. Journal of Research on Adolescence27(1), 201-213. doi: 10.1111/jora.12267



Hřebíčková, M., Jelínek, M., Blatný, M., Brom, C., Burešová, I., Graf, S., Mejzlíková, T., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Zábrodská, K. (2016). Big Five Invenory: Základní psychometrické charakteristiky české verze BFI-44 a BFI-10. Ceskoslovenska Psychologie, 60, 567-583. link

Ksinan, A. J.*, & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2016). Longitudinal associations between parental monitoring discrepancy and delinquency: An application of the latent congruence model. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(12), 2369-2386. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0512-4

Nie, Y. G., Li*, J. B., Vazsonyi, A. T. (2016). Self-control mediates the associations between parental attachment and prosocial behavior among Chinese adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 36-39. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.02.077

Vazsonyi, A. T., Ksinan Jiskrova*, G., Kelley*, E., & Ksinan*, A. (2016). Online and offline bullying perpetration in a rural developmental context: The impact by social media use. Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 31(2), 86-106. link

Vazsonyi, A. T., Jiskrova*, G. K., & Ksinan*, A. J. (2016). An empirical test of self-control theory in Roma adolescents. Journal of Criminal Justice, 44, 66-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2015.12.004

Ksinan, A. J.*, & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2016). Narcissism, Internet, and social relations: A study of two tales. Personality and Individual Differences, 94, 118-123. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.01.016

Wachs*, S., Ksinan Jiskrova*, G., Vazsonyi, A. T., Wolf, K. D., & Junger, M. (2016). A cross-national study of direct and indirect effects of cyberbullying on cybergrooming victimization via self-esteem. Psicologia Educativa, 22(1), 61-70. doi: 10.1016/j.pse.2016.01.002

Yap, S. C. Y, Donnellan, M. B., Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, B. L., Kim, S. Y., Huynh, Q.L., Vazsonyi, A. T., Cano, M. A., Hurley, E. A., Whitbourne, S. K., Castillo, L. G., Donovan, R. A.,Blozis, S. A., & Brown, E. J. (2016). Evaluating the invariance of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure across foreign-born, second-generation and later generation college students in the United States. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 22(3), 460-465. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000068



Castillo, L. G., Navarro, R. L., Walker, J. E., Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, B. L., Whitbourne, S. K., Weisskirch, R. S., Kim, S. Y., Park, I. J. K., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Caraway, J. (2015). Gender matters: The influence of acculturation and acculturative stress on Latino college student depressive symptomatology. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 3(1), 40-55. doi: 10.1037/lat0000030

Gonzales-Backen, M. A., Dumka, L. E., Millsap, R. E., Yoo, H. C., Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, Weisskirch, R. S., Rodriguez, L., Castillo, L. G., Kim, S. Y., Brown, E. J., Whitbourne, S. K., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2015). The role of social and personal identities in self-esteem among ethnic minority college students. Identity, 15(3), 202-220. doi: 10.1080/15283488.2015.1055532

Vazsonyi, A.T., Ksinan*, A., Mikuska*, J., & Jiskrova, G. (2015). The Big Five and adolescent adjustment: An empirical test across six cultures. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 83, 234-244. doi: /10.1016/j.paid.2015.03.049

Vazsonyi, A.T., & Huang*, L. (2015). Hirschi’s reconceptualization of self-control: Is truth truly the daughter of time? Evidence from eleven cultures. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43, 59-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2014.12.005

Vazsonyi, A.T., Harris*, C., Terveer *, A. M., Pagava, K., Phagava, H., & Michaud, P-A. (2015). Parallel mediation effects by sleep on the parental warmth-problem behavior links: Evidence from national probability samples of Georgian and Swiss adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(2), 331-345. doi: 10.1007/s10964-014-0167-y



Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, B. L., Tomaso, C. C., Kondo, K. K., Unger, J. B, Weisskirch, R. S., Ham, L. S., Meca, A. Cano, M. A., Whitbourne, S. K., Brittian, A. S., Des Rosiers, S. E., Hurley, E. A., Vazsonyi, A. T., Ravert, R. D. (2014). Association of acculturation with drinking games among Hispanic college students. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 40(5), 359-366. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2014.910521

Yap, S. C. Y, Donnellan, M. B., Schwartz, S. J., Kim, S. Y., Castillo, L. G., Zamboanga, B. L., Weisskirch, R. S., Lee, R. M., Park, I. J. K., Whitbourne, S. K., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2014). Investigating measurement invariance of the multi-group ethnic identity measure across diverse samples of college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61(3), 437-446. doi: 10.1037/a0036253

Barton, A. L, Snider, J. B., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Cox, J. L. (2014). Adolescent religiosity as a mediator of the relationship between parental religiosity and adolescent health outcomes. Journal of Religion and Health, 53(1), 86-94. doi: 10.1007/s10943-012-9596-7