Personality Across Development Lab

Department of Psychology
University of Houston
126 Heyne Bldg
Houston, TX 77204-5022
Phone: 713-743-4847
Email:tackettlab2@gmail.com.

Publications

In Press

Tackett, J. L., Kushner, S. K., Herzhoff, K., Smack, A., & Reardon, K. (in press). Viewing relational aggression through multiple lenses: Temperament, personality, and personality pathology. Manuscript in press, Development and Psychopathology.

Sharp, C., Vanwoerden, S., Van Baardewijk, Y., Tackett, J. L., & Stegge, H. (in press). Callous-unemotional traits are uniquely associated with deficits in recognizing complex emotions in pre-adolescent children. Manuscript in press, Journal of Personality Disorders.

Tackett, J. L., Herzhoff, K., Harden, K. P., Page-Gould, E., & Josephs, R. A. (in press). Personality × hormone interactions in adolescent externalizing psychopathology. Manuscript in press, Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment.

Martel, M. M., Gremillion, M. L., Roberts, B. A., Zastrow, B. L., & Tackett, J. L. (in press). Longitudinal prediction of the one-year course of preschool ADHD symptoms: Implications for models of personality – ADHD associations. Manuscript in press, Personality and Individual Differences

Harden, K. P., Kretsch, N., Tackett, J. L., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (in press). Genetic and environmental influences on testosterone in adolescents: Evidence for sex differences. Manuscript in press, Developmental Psychobiology.

Krueger, R. F., & Tackett, J. L. (in press). Externalizing spectrum versus discrete disorder approaches. To appear in T. P. Beauchaine & S. P. Hinshaw (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Externalizing Spectrum Disorders.

Tackett, J. L., & Herzhoff, K., Balsis, S., & Cooper, L. (in press). Toward a unifying perspective on personality pathology across the lifespan. To appear in D. Cicchetti (Ed.), Developmental Psychopathology, 3rd edition. Wiley.

Shiner, R., & Tackett, J. L. (in press). Personality and personality disorders. To appear in E. Mash & R. Barkley (Eds.), Child Psychopathology, 3rd edition. Guilford.

Tackett, J. L., Herzhoff, K., Reardon, K. W., De Clercq, B., & Sharp, C. (in press). The externalizing spectrum in youth: Incorporating personality pathology. Manuscript in press, Journal of Adolescence.

2014

Sharp, C. & Tackett, J. L. (Eds.) (2014). Introducton: An idea whose time has come. In C. Sharp & J. L. Tackett (Eds.), Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents (pp.3-8). New York:Springer. 

Martel, M. M., Gremillion, M. L., & Tackett, J. L. (2014). Gender differences in personality trait markers of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder comorbidity. Manuscript in press, Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 36, 237-245.

Tackett, J. L., & Kushner, S. (2014). Conceptualizing youth borderline personality disorder within a normative child personality framework. In C. Sharp & J. L. Tackett (Eds.), Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents, (pp.95-110). New York: Springer.

Prime, H., Perlman, M., Tackett, J. L., & Jenkins, J. (2014). Cognitive sensitivity in sibling interactions: Development of the construct and comparison of two coding methodologies. Early Education and Development, 25, 240-258.

Tackett, J. L., Kushner, S. K., Josephs, R. A., Harden, K. P., Page-Gould, E., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2014). Cortisol reactivity and recovery in the context of adolescent personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28, 25-39.

Tackett, J. L., & Sharp, C. (2014). A developmental psychopathology perspective on personality disorder: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28, 1-4. [PDF]

2013

Tackett, J. L., Lahey, B. B., Van Hulle, C., Waldman, I., Krueger, R. F., & Rathouz, P. J. (2013). Common genetic influences on negative emotionality and a general psychopathology factor in childhood and adolescence. Manuscript in press, Journal of Abnormal Psychology 122, 1142-1153.

Tackett, J. L., Kushner, S. K., De Fruyt, F., & Mervielde, I. (2013). Delineating personality traits in childhood and adolescence: Associations across measures, temperament, and behavioral problems. Assessment, 20, 738-751. [PDF]

Tackett, J. L., Herzhoff, K., Reardon, K., Smack, A. & Kushner, S. K. (2013). The relevance of informant discrepancies for the assessment of adolescent personality pathology. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 20, 378-392. [PDF]

Herzhoff, K., Tackett, J. L. & Martel, M. M. (2013). A dispositional trait framework elucidates differences between interview and questionnaire measurement of childhood attention problems. Psychological Assessment, 25 1079-1090. [PDF]

Kushner, S. K., Tackett, J. L., & De Clercq, B. (2013). The joint hierarchical structure of adolescent personality pathology: Converging evidence from two approaches to measurement. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 22, 199-205.[PDF]

De Bolle, M., & Tackett, J. L. (2013). Anchoring bullying and victimization in children within a five-factor model based person-centered framework. European Journal of Personality, 27, 280-289.

Harden, K. P., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Tackett, J. L. (2013). The Texas Twin Project. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 385-390

Tackett, J. L., Daoud, S. L. S. B., De Bolle, M., & Burt, S. A. (2013). Is relational aggression part of the externalizing spectrum? A bifactor model of youth antisocial behavior. Aggressive Behavior, 39, 149-159[PDF]

2012

Spielmann, S. S., MacDonald, G., & Tackett, J. L. (2012). Social threat, social reward, and regulation of investment in romantic relationships. Personal Relationships, 19, 601-622.

Tackett, J. L., Martel, M., & Kushner, S. (2012). Temperament, externalizing disorders, and ADHD. 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, 847-879. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2011.00748.x  [PDF]

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. [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.

Kushner, S., 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. [PDF]

Zeng, R., Kushner, S. K., & Tackett, J. L. (2012). The tripartite model of anxiety and depression: Function and utility in a youth community sample. Graduate Student Journal of Psychology, 14, 37-44.

2011

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. In D. McKay & E. A. Storch (Eds.), 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.

2010

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.

2009

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]

2008

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]

2007

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.

2006

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

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

2005

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 (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.

2004

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: Pain and Depression: An Interdisciplinary Patient-Centered Approach (pp.63-77). Basel, Switzerland: Karger.[PDF]

2003

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, 647-654.[PDF]

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