In Press & 2021

*Bailen, N. H., & Thompson, R. J. (2021). Emotion dysregulation. In D. J. A.  Dozois & K. S. Dobson (Eds), Treatment of psychosocial risk factors in depression. American Psychological Association.

*Hallenbeck, H., Rodebaugh, T. & Thompson, R. J. (2022). Understanding indecisiveness: Dimensionality of two self-report questionnaires and associations with depression and indecision. Psychological Assessment, 34(2), 176-187. 

*Liu, D. Y., Strube, M. J., & Thompson, R. J. (2021). Interpersonal emotion regulation: An experience sampling study. Affective Science, 2, 273-288. pdf

Thompson, R.J., *Bailen, N., & English, T. (2021). Everyday emotional experiences in Major Depressive Disorder in Remission: An experience sampling study. Clinical Psychological Science, 9(5), 866-878.

Thompson, R.J., *Liu, D. Y., *Sudit, E., & Boden, M. T. (2021). Emotion differentiation in current and remitted Major Depressive Disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Thompson, R.J., *Springstein, T., & Boden, M. T. (2021). Clarifying emotion differentiation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 15(3), e12584. 

*Tuck, A. B. & Thompson, R., J. (2021). Social networking site use during the COVID-19 pandemic and its associations with social and emotional wellbeing in college students: Survey study. JMIR Formative Research, 5(9) e26513.

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*Bailen, N. H., Koval, P., Strube, M., Haslam, N., & Thompson, R. J. (2020). Negative emotion and non-acceptance of emotion in daily life. Emotion. Advance online publication.

Crawford. J. L., Yee, D. M., *Hallenbeck, H. W., Naumann, A., Shaprio, K., Thompson, R. J., & Braver, T. S. (2020). Dissociable effects of momentary monetary, liquid, and social incentives on motivation and cognitive control. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 2212.

Gruber, J., Mendle, J., Lindquist, K., Bliss-Moreau, E., Schmader, T., Akinola, M., Atlas, L., Barch, D. M., Feldman Barrett, L., Borelli, J. L., Bunge, S., Campos, B., Cantlon, J., Carter, R., Carter-Sowell, A., Chen, S., Clark, L. A., Cuddy, A. J. C., Craske, M. G., Crum, A., Davachi, L., Eiseberger, N. I., Ford, B. Q., Fredrickson, B., Goodman, S. H., Gopnik, A., Greenway, V. P., Harkness, K., Hebl, M., Heller, W., Hooley, J., Jampol, L., Johnson, S. L., Joormann, J., Kinzler, K. D., Kober, K., Kring, A., Paluck, B. L., Lombrozo, T., Lourenco, S. F., McRae, K., Monin, J. K., Moskowitz, J. T., Natsuaki, M., Oettingen, G., Pfeifer, J., Prause, N., Saxbe, D., Smith, P. K., Spellman, B. A., Sturm, V., Teachman, B., Thompson, R. J., Weinstock, L. M., & Williams, L. A. (2020). The future of women in psychological science. Perspective on Psychological Science. Advance online publication.

*Liu, D. Y., Gilbert, K. E., & Thompson, R. J. (2020). Emotion differentiation moderates the effects of rumination on depression: A longitudinal study. Emotion, 20, 1234-1243.  pdf

Thompson, R. J., Borenstein, J., Kircanski, K., & Gotlib, I. H. (2020). Standards for socially- and achievement-oriented roles in Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 44, 1025-1033.  link


*Bailen, N. H., Green, L., & Thompson R. J. (2019). Understanding emotion in adolescents: A review of emotional frequency, intensity, instability, and clarity. Emotion Review, 11(1), 63-73.  pdf

*Bailen, N. H., *Wu, H., & Thompson, R. J. (2019). Meta-emotions in daily life: Associations with emotional awareness and depression. Emotion, 19(5), 776–787.  pdf

*Eckland, N., Leyro, T. M., Mendes, W. B., & Thompson, R. J. (2019). The role of physiology and voice in emotion perception during social stress. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 43, 493-511. link

Gilbert, K. E., *Tonge, N. A., & Thompson, R. J. (2019). Associations between depression, anxious arousal, and manifestations of psychological flexibility. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 62, 88-96. 

Koval, P., Holland, E., Zyphur, M., Stratemeyer, M., *Bailen, N. H., Thompson, R. J., Roberts, T., & Haslam, N. (2019). How does it feel to be treated like an object? Direct and indirect effects of exposure to sexual objectification on women’s emotions in daily life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116, 885-898. pdf

*Langer, J. K., *Tonge, N. A., *Piccirillo, M., Rodebaugh, T. L., Thompson, R. J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2019). Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder: A network perspective. Journal of Affective Disorders, 243, 531-538 pdf

Thompson, R. J., & Boden, M. T. (2019). State emotional clarity and attention to emotion:  A naturalistic examination of their associations with each other, affect and context. Cognition and Emotion, 33, 1514-1522. 


Berenbaum, H., Chow, P. I., Flores, L. E., Schoenleber, M., Thompson, R. J. & Most, S. B. (2018). A test of the initiation-termination model of worry. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 9, 1-13.   pdf

*Eckland, N. S., Leyro, T. M., Mendes, W. B., & Thompson, R. J. (2018). A multi-method Investigation of the association between emotional clarity and empathy. Emotion, 18(5)638-645.   pdf 

*Eldesouky, L., Thompson, R. J., Oltmanns, T. F., & English, T. (2018). Affective instability predicts the course of depression in late middle-age and older adulthood. Journal of Affective Disorders, 239, 72-78.   pdf

Rodebaugh, T. L., Tonge, N. A., Piccirillo, M. L., Fried, E., Horenstein, A., Morrison, A. S., Goldin, P., Gross, J. J., Lim, M. H., Fernandez, K., Blanco, C., Schneier, F. R., Bogdan, R., Thompson, R. J., Heimberg, R. G. (2018). Does centrality in a cross-sectional network suggest intervention targets for social anxiety disorder? Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 86(10), 831-844.


Boden, M. T., & Thompson, R. J. (2017). Meta-analysis of the association between emotional clarity and attention to emotions. Emotion Review, 9, 79-85.   pdf 

Kircanski, K., Thompson, R. J., Sorenson, J., Sherdell, L., & Gotlib, I. H. (2017). The everyday dynamics of rumination and worry: Precipitant events and affective consequences. Cognition and Emotion, 32(7), 1424-1436.   pdf

*Liu, D. Y., & Thompson, R. J. (2017). Selection and implementation of emotion regulation strategies in major depressive disorder: An integrative review. Clinical Psychology Review, 57, 183-194.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., Boden, M. T. & Gotlib, I. H. (2017). Emotional variability and clarity in depression and social anxiety. Cognition and Emotion, 3198-108.   pdf 

Thompson, R. J., Mata, J., Gershon, A., & Gotlib, I. H. (2017). Adaptive coping mediates the relation between mothers’ and daughters’ depressive symptoms: A moderated mediation study. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 36, 171-195.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., Specter, A., Insel, P., Mennin, D., Gotlib, I H. & Gruber, J. (2017). Positive and negative affective forecasting in remitted individuals with Bipolar I Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder, and healthy controls. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, 673-685.   pdf

Wilson, R., Thompson, R. J., & Vazire, S. (2017). Are fluctuations in personality states more than just fluctuations in affect?  Journal of Research in Personality, 69, 110-123.   pdf

*Wu, H., Mata, J., Furman, D. J., Whitmer, A. J., Gotlib, I. H., & Thompson, R. J. (2017). Anticipatory and consummatory pleasure and displeasure in Major Depressive Disorder: An experience sampling study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126149-159.   pdf


*Mankus, A. M., Boden, M. T., & Thompson, R. J. (2016). Sources of variation in emotional awareness: Age, gender, and socioeconomic status. Personality and Individual Differences, 89, 28-33   pdf

Thompson, R. J.,  Kircanski, K., & Gotlib, I. H. (2016). The grass is not as green as you think: Affect evaluation in people with internalizing disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, 203, 233-240.   pdf


Boden, M. T., & Thompson, R. J. (2015). Facets of emotional awareness and assocations with emotion regulation and depression. Emotion, 15, 399-410.   pdf 

Kircanski, K., Thompson, R. J., Sorenson, J., Sherdell, L., & Gotlib, I. H. (2015). Rumination and worry in daily life: Examining the naturalistic validity of theoretical constructs. Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 926-939.   pdf

Pe, M., Kircanski, K., Thompson, R. J., Bringmann, L. F., Tuerlinckx, F., Mestdagh, M., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., Kuppens, P., & Gotlib, I. H. (2015). Emotion-network density in Major Depressive Disorder. Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 292-300   pdf 

Thompson, R. J., Kuppens, P., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2015). Emotional clarity as a function of neuroticism and major depressive disorder. Emotion, 15, 615-624.   pdf


Asarnow, L., Thompson, R. J., Joormann, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2014). Children at risk for depression: Memory biases, self-schemas, and genotypic variation. Journal of Affective Disorders, 159C, 66-72.   pdf 

Bulteel, K., Ceulemans, E., Thompson, R. J., Waugh, C. E., Gotlib, I. H., Tuerlincks, F., & Kuppens. P. (2014). DeCon: A tool to detect emotional concordance in multivariate time series data of emotional responding.  Journal of Biological Psychology, 98, 29-42.   pdf 


Boden, M. T., Thompson, R. J., Dizén, M., Berenbaum, H., & Baker, J. P. (2013). Are emotional clarity and emotion differentiation related? Cognition and Emotion, 27, 961-978.   pdf

Furman, D., Waugh, C. E., Bhattacharjee, K., Thompson, R. J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2013). Interoceptive awareness, positive affect, and decision-making in major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 151780-785.   pdf 

Thompson, R. J., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2013). The role of attention to emotion in recovery from Major Depressive Disorder. Depression Research and Treatment, 2013, 1-6.   pdf


Berenbaum, H., Bredemeier, K., Thompson, R. J., & Boden, M. B.  (2012). Worry, anhedonic depression, and emotional styles. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 72-80.   pdf

Demiralp, E., Thompson, R. J., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Feldman Barrett, L., Ellsworth, P. C., Demiralp, M., Hernandez-Garcia, L., Deldin, P. J., Gotlib, I. H., & Jonides, J. (2012). Feeling blue or turquoise? Emotional differentiation in Major Depressive Disorder. Psychological Science, 23, 1410-1416.   pdf

Mata, J., Thompson, R. J., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2012). Walk on the bright side: Physical activity and affect in major depressive disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 297-308.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2012). The everyday emotional experiences of adults with major depressive disorder: Examining emotional instability, inertia, and reactivity. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 819-829.   pdf

Waugh, C. E., Muhtadie, L., Thompson, R. J., Joormann, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2012). Affective and physiological responses to stress in girls at elevated risk for depression. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 661-675.   pdf


Berenbaum, H., Bredemeier, K., Boden, M. T., Thompson, R. J., & Milanak, M. E. (2011). Affective instability, family history of mood disorders, and neurodevelopmental disturbance.  Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 2, 220-229.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., & Berenbaum, H. (2011). Adaptive and Aggressive Assertiveness Scales. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 323-334.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., Berenbaum, H., & Bredemeier, K. (2011). Cross-sectional and longitudinal relations between affective instability and depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 130, 53-59.   pdf 

Thompson, R. J., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2011). Concurrent and prospective relations between attention to emotion and affect intensity: An experience sampling study. Emotion, 11, 1489-1494.   pdf 

Thompson, R. J., Parker, K. J., Hallmayer, J. F., Waugh, C. E., & Gotlib, I. H(2011).  Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphism (rs2254298) interacts with familial risk for psychopathology to predict symptoms of depression and anxiety in adolescent girls. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 144-147.   pdf

Waugh, C. E., Thompson, R. J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2011). Flexible emotional responsiveness in trait resilience. Emotion, 11, 1059-1067.   pdf


Benjet, C., Thompson, R. J., & Gotlib, I. H(2010). 5-HTTLPR moderates the effect of relational peer victimization on depressive symptoms in adolescent girls. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 173-179.   pdf

Mata, J., Thompson, R. J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2010). BDNF genotype moderates the relation
between physical activity and depressive symptoms. Health Psychology, 29, 130-133.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2010). Maladaptive coping, adaptive coping, and depressive symptoms: Variations across age and depressive state. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 459-466.   pdf

2009 & Earlier

Berenbaum, H., Boden, M. T., Baker, J. P., Dizen, M., Thompson, R. J., & Abramowitz, A. (2006). Emotional correlates of the different dimensions of schizotypal personality disorder.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 359-368.   pdf

Berenbaum, H., Bredemeier, K., & Thompson, R. J. (2008). Intolerance of uncertainty: Exploring its dimensionality and associations with need for cognitive closure, psychopathology, and personality. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 117-125.   pdf

Berenbaum, H., Thompson, R. J., & Bredemeier, K. (2007). Perceived threat: Exploring its association with worry and its hypothesized antecedents. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 2473-2482.   pdf

Berenbaum, H., Thompson, R. J., Milanak, M. E., Boden, M. T. & Bredemeier, K. (2008). Psychological trauma and schizotypal personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 502-519.   pdf

Berenbaum, H., Thompson, R. J., & Pomerantz, E. M. (2007). The relation between worrying and concerns: The importance of perceived probability and cost. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 301-311.   pdf

Rudolph, K. D., Flynn, M., Abaied, J. L, Groot, A., & Thompson, R. J. (2009). Why is past depression the best predictor of future depression? Stress generation as a mechanism of depression continuity in girls. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 473-485.   pdf

Thompson, R. J., & Berenbaum, H. (2009). The association between rejection and depression in the context of women’s relationships with their parents. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 26, 327-339.   pdf 

Thompson, R. J., Dizen, M., & Berenbaum, H. (2009). The unique relations between emotional awareness and facets of affective instability. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 875-879.   pdf

Thompson, R. J. & Berenbaum, H. (2006). Shame reactions to everyday dilemmas are associated with depressive disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 30, 415-425.   pdf 



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