Selected Publications

Authored Books/Monographs

  • Skinner, E. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (in press, scheduled for publication in 2016). The development of coping from birth to emerging adulthood: Neurophysiological and social underpinnings, qualitative shifts, and differential pathways towards psychopathology and resilience. New York: Springer.
  • Skinner, E. A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Connell, J. P. (1998). Individual differences and the development of perceived control. Monographs of the Society of Research in Child Development (Series 254, Vol. 63, No. 2-3).

Edited Book

  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. & Waters, A. (Eds.) Emotion (Vol. 5). Part of the 7 volume set Encyclopedia of child development (S. Hupp, Series Editor). New York: Wiley. To be published in 2017.
  • Skinner, E. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Eds.). (2009). Coping and the development of regulation. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development (Issue 124). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Edited Journal Special Issues

  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Special Section Editor). The Emotion in the social and the social in emotion: Emotion, social relationships, coping, and regulation, International Journal of Behavioral Development.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck (Special Issue Editor). Emotion, Coping, and Emotion Regulation, Australian Journal of Psychology, in progress, to be published in June 2014.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Kindermann, T. A. (Special Issue Editors). (2010). Capturing the Peer Context, Journal of Adolescence, Volume 33, Issue 12.

Book Chapters

  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, & Skinner, E. A. The development of coping and regulation: Implications for psychopathology and resilience. To appear in D. Cicchetti (Ed.) Developmental psychopathology (Vol. 1: Theory and methods). Oxford: Wiley. invited July 2012, accepted Mar 2014.
  • Skinner, E. A. & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Coping. To appear in H. Friedman (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Mental Health (2nd Ed.). invited Aug 2013, submitted Feb 2014.
  • Rowe, S. D., Dunbar, M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Development across the lifespan: Resilience, coping, and optimal functioning. To appear in J. Fitzgerald & G. Byrne (Ed.), Psychosocial dimensions in medicine. Melbourne: IP Communications. invited Aug 2012, submitted March 2013.
  • Lloyd, O., Onsworth, T., Fleming, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Awareness deficits in children and adolescents following traumatic brain injury: A systematic review, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, accepted Sept 2014. doi:10.1097/HTR.0000000000000113
  • Webb, H. J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Mastro, S., Farrell, L., Waters, A. W., Lavell, C. Adolescents’ body dysmorphic symptoms: Associations with same- and cross-sex peer teasing via appearance-based rejection sensitivity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. doi:10.1007/s10802-014-9971-9
  • Rowe, S., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, Rudolph, J., & Nesdale, D. (2015). A longitudinal study of rejecting and autonomy-relevant parenting, rejection sensitivity, and socioemotional symptoms in early adolescents, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. doi:10.1007/s10802-014-9966-6
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & French, J. Associations of sexual subjectivity with global and sexual well-being: A new measure for young males and comparison to females, Archives of Sexual Behavior, doi:10.1007/s10508-014-0387-y
  • Sawitri, D., Creed, P., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. A longitudinal examination of parental influences and adolescent aspirations and actions in a collectivist society. Journal of Research on Adolescence, accepted Mar 2014. doi:10.1111/jora.12145
  • Bell, C., Waters, A. M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2015). The impact of mothers’ trait anxiety on their expectations of approach-avoidance behavior in anxious and non-anxious children. Australian Journal of Psychology, 67, 55-64. doi:10.1111/ajpy.12060.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., See, L., & O'Sullivan, L. (2015). Young women’s sexual health and satisfaction: Associations with sexual entitlement, efficacy, and behavior, Emerging Adulthood, 3, 113-122. doi:10.1177/2167696814548060
  • Webb, H., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2015). Body image attitudes and body change strategies within best friend dyads and friendship groups: Implications for adolescent appearance-rejection sensitivity, Social Development, 24, 1-19. doi:10.1111/sode.1208
  • Pepping, C. A., O'Donovan, A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Hanisch, M. (2015). Individual differences in attachment eating pathology: The mediating role of mindfulness, Personality and Individual Differences, 75, 24-29.
  • Ferguson, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Associations of parental and peer rejection with preadolescents' loneliness: Emotional sensitivities as mediators. Journal of Relationships Research, 5, e9-e20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/j44.2014.9
  • Lavell, C., Farrell, L., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Do obsessional belief domains relate to body dysmorphic concerns in undergraduate students, Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 3, 354-358. doi:10.1016/j.jocrd.2014.10.001
  • Waters, A. M., Farrell., L. J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Tiralonga, E., Donovan, C. L., McConnell, H., Bradley, B. O., Mogg, K., Ollenidck, T. H. (2014). Augmenting one-session treatment of children’s specific phobias with attention training to positive stimuli, Behavior Research and Therapy, 62, 107-119. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2014.07.020
  • Webb, H., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). The role of friends and peers in adolescent body dissatisfaction: A review and critique of 15 years of research, Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 564-590. doi:10.1111/jora.1208.
  • Ferguson, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Associations of parental and peer rejection with preadolescents' loneliness: Emotional sensitivities as mediators, Journal of Relationships Research, 5, 1-11.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. & Duffy, A. (2014). Heightened emotional sensitivity intensifies the association between relational aggression and victimization among girls but not boys. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 661-673
  • Lavell, C., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Farrell, L., & Webb, H. (2014). Victimization, social anxiety, and body dysmorphic concerns: Appearance-based rejection sensitivity as a mediator. Body Image, 11, 391-395. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2014.06.008
  • Sawitri, D., Creed, P. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Parental influences and adolescent career behaviours in a collectivist cultural setting. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 14, 161-180. doi: 10.1007/s10775-013-9247-x
  • Croft, C., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Friendship conflict, conflict responses, and instability: Unique links to anxious and angry forms of rejection sensitivity, Journal of Early Adolescence, 34, 1094-1119. doi: 10.1177/0272431613518972
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Dunbar, M., Ferguson, S., Rowe, S. D., Webb, H., & Skinner, E. A. Introduction to the special issue: Developmental and clinical approaches to coping and emotion regulation, Australian Journal of Psychology, 66, 65-70. doi:10.1111/ajpy.12056
  • Rudolph, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Parent relationships and adolescents’ depression and social anxiety: Indirect associations via emotional sensitivity to rejection threat. Australian Journal of Psychology, 66, 110-121. doi: 10.1111/ajpy.12042
  • Pepping, C. A., O'Donovan, A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Hanisch, M. (2014). Is emotion regulation the process underlying the relationship between low mindfulness and psychosocial distress? Australian Journal of Psychology, 66, 130-138. doi: 10.1111/ajpy.12050
  • Nesdale, D. & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Peer rejection in childhood: Social groups, rejection sensitivity, and solitude. In R. J. Coplan & J. Bowker (Eds.), A handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social isolation, social withdrawal, and being alone (pp. 129-149). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Sheeran, N., Jones, L., Rowe, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Young maternal age and preterm birth: Specific challenges during the transition to motherhood. To appear in Parenting: Challenges, practices and cultural influences. New York: NOVA Science Publishers.
  • Boislard-P., M.-A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2012). Adolescent sexual behavior: Current knowledge, challenges and implications for research and policy. In N. E. Peterson & W. Campbell (Eds.), Handbook on sexuality: Perspective, issues, and role in society (pp. 153-168). New York: NOVA Science Publishers.
  • Kelly, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Boislard-P., M. (2012). Goals, behavior and satisfaction: The associations of sexual orientation and gender with identity, intimacy, status and sex. Adolescent Behaviour (pp. 71-94). New York: NOVA Science Publishers.
  • Bocquee, A. L., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Morrissey, S. (2012). Deficits in affect regulation and coping among adolescents with self-injurious behavior and ideation. Adolescent Behaviour (141-166). New York: NOVA Science Publishers.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2012). Sexual debut. To appear in R. J. R. Levesque (Ed.). Encyclopedia of adolescence. New York: Springer.
  • Scholes, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Thomas, R. (2011). Can caregiver depression keep a good parenting intervention down? The case of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. In H. D. Friedman & P. K. Revera (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Abnormal Psychology (chapter 5), New York: NOVA Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Aldwin, C. A., Skinner, E. A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Taylor, R. (2011). Coping and self-regulation across the lifespan. In K. Fingerman, C. Berg, T. Antonucci, J. Smith, & T. Antonucci (Eds.), Handbook of lifespan development (pp. 563-590). New York: Springer.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, Ducat, W., & Collins, W. A. (2011). Autonomy development during adolescence. In B. B. Brown & M. Prinstein (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Adolescence (pp. 66-76). New York: Academic Press.
  • Skinner-E. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2011). Perceived control and the development of coping. In S. Folkman (Ed.) & P. E. Nathan (Series Editor), The Oxford handbook of health, stress and coping (pp. 35-62). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Scholes, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Thomas, R. (2009). Can depression keep a good parenting program down? The case of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. In H. D. Friedman & P. K. Revera (Eds.), Recent Advances in Abnormal Psychology (chapter 5), New York: NOVA Science Publishers, Inc. Forthcoming May 2009.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mortimer, J. T. (2009). Children’s gainful work: Effects on the child.. The child: An encyclopedic companion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Forthcoming August 2009.
  • Skinner, E. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2009). Introduction: Challenges to the developmental study of coping. In Skinner, E. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Eds.), Perspective on children’s coping with stress as regulation of emotion, cognition and behavior. New directions in child and adolescent development series (Issue 124, pp. 5-17). New York: Wiley. Forthcomin June 2009.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Skinner, E. A. (2009). Coping, developmental influences. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.). Encyclopedia of human relationships. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Wright, J. L. (2007). Rejection sensitivity and romantic attachment orientation are associated with parental psychological control. In R. S. Grenell (Ed.), Adolescent Behavior Research Studies (pp. 121-139). New York: NOVA Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Mortimer, J. T., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2007) Paid work and career development in adolescence. In V.B. Skorikov & W. Patton (Eds.). Career development in childhood and adolescence (pp. 255-275). Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Geiger, T. A., & Crick, N. R. (2007). Relational and physical aggression, prosocial behavior, and peer relations: Gender moderation and bidirectional associations. In M. Drysdale, & B. J. Rye (Eds.), Taking sides: Clashing views in adolescence. New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mortimer, J. T (2007). Selection processes and vocational development: A multi-method approach. In R. MacMillan (Ed.), Constructing adulthood: Agency and subjectivity in adolescence and adulthood, Advances in Life Course Research (Vol. 11, pp. 121-148). New York: Elsevier.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Gallaty, K. J. (2006). Hanging out or hanging in?: Young females’ socioemotional functioning and the changing motives for dating romance. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.). Advances in Psychology Research (Vol. 44, pp. 1-25), New York: NOVA Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Geiger, T. A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M .J., & Crick, N. R. (2004). The science of relational aggression: Can we guide intervention? In M. M. Moretti, C. Odgers, & M. Jackson (Eds.), Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention strategies. Perspectives in Law and Psychology Series. New York: Kluwer.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Collins, W.A. (2003). Autonomy development during adolescence. In G.R. Adams & M. Berzonsky (Eds.), Blackwell Handbook of adolescence (pp. 175-204). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (2001). Autonomy in adolescence. In J. V. Lerner & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Adolescence in America: An Encyclopedia. Denver, CO: ABC CLIO.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Hurst, K., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Placing the focus on perfectionism in female adolescent anorexia nervosa: Three cases of the use of augmented Maudsley Family Based Treatment, International Journal of Eating Disorders, accepted March 2014.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Webb, H. J., & Thomas, R. A new measure of toddler parenting practices and associations with attachment and mothers' sensitivity, competence, and enjoyment of parenting, Child: Care, Health and Development. accepted Jan 2015.
  • Webb, H., Ferguson, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Loneliness, inhibition, and friendlessness: Associations with adolescents' appearance-related concerns, attractiveness, and teasing about appearance. New York: NOVA Science publishers, accepted Dec 2014.
  • James, S. C., Farrell, L. J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Description and prevalence of OCD in children and adolescents. To appear in Abramowitz, McKay, & Storch (Eds.), Handbook of obsessive-compulsive disorder across the life span, accepted July 2014.
  • Bell, C., Waters, A. M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Parents' emotion socialization of children with anxiety. Australian Journal of Psychology, accepted Mar 2014.
  • Webb, H., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Body image attitudes and body change strategies within best friend dyads and friendship groups: Implications for adolescent appearance-rejection sensitivity, Social Development, accepted Mar 2014.
  • Sawitri, D., Creed, P., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. A longitudinal examination of parental influences and adolescent aspirations and actions in a collectivist society. Journal of Research on Adolescence, accepted Mar 2014.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Dunbar, M., Ferguson, S., Rowe, S. D., Webb, H., & Skinner, E. A. Introduction to the special issue: Developmental and clinical approaches to coping and emotion regulation, Australian Journal of Psychology, accepted Feb 2014.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & French, J. Associations of sexual subjectivity with global and sexual well-being: A new measure for young males and comparison to females, Archives of Sexual Behavior, accepted Feb 2014.
  • Croft, C., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. The role of early adolescents' rejection sensitivity in best friendship satisfaction, conflict, conflict responses, and instability, Journal of Early Adolescence, accepted Dec 2013.
  • Pepping, C. A., O'Donovan, A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Hanisch, M. Do emotion regulation difficulties mediate the association between dispositional mindfulness and psychosocial distress? Australian Journal of Psychology. accepted Nov 2013.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. & Duffy, A. Heightened emotional sensitivity intensifies the association between relational aggression and victimization among girls but not boys., accepted Nov 2013.
  • Development and Psychopathology
  • Rudolph, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Parent relationships and adolescents’ depression and social anxiety: Indirect associations via emotional sensitivity to rejection threat. Australian Journal of Psychology, accepted Nov 2013.
  • Webb, H., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. The role of friends and peers in adolescent body dissatisfaction: A review and critique of 15 years of research, Journal of Research on Adolescence, accepted Aug 2013.
  • Nesdale, D., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Roxburgh, N. Peer group rejection in childhood: Effects of rejection ambiguity, rejection sensitivity, and social acumen, Journal of Social Issues, accepted July 2013.
  • Rowe, S. D., Dunbar, M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Development across the lifespan: Resilience, coping, and optimal functioning. To appear in J. Fitzgerald & G. Byrne (Ed.), Psychosocial dimensions in medicine. Melbourne: IP Communications. invited Aug 2012, submitted March 2013.
  • Sawitri, D., Creed, P. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Parental influences and adolescent career behaviours in a collectivist cultural setting. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance. doi: 10.1007/s10775-013-9247-x
  • Thomas, R., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Chaffin, M. (2013). Practitioners' views and use of evidence-based treatment: Positive attitudes but missed opportunities in children's services. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 41, 368-378. doi: 10.1007/s10488-013-0471-y
  • Webb, H. J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Donovan, C. L. (2014). The appearance culture between friends and adolescent appearance-based rejection sensitivity, Journal of Adolescence, 37, 347-358.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Trevaskis, S, Nesdale, D, & Downey, G. (2013). Relational victimization, loneliness and depressive symptoms: Indirect associations via self and peer reports of rejection sensitivity, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43, 568-582. doi:10.1007/s10964-013-9993-6.
  • Nesdale, D. & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2014). Peer rejection in childhood: Social groups, rejection sensitivity, and solitude. In R. J. Coplan & J. Bowker (Eds.), A handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social isolation, social withdrawal, and being alone (pp. 129-149). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, Arnhold, V., & Connolly, J. (2014). The dating goals and behaviors associated with relationship satisfaction among young heterosexual couples. Social Sciences: Special Issue on Social and Personal Relationships (edited by S. Duck), 3, 44-59. doi:10.3390/socsci3010044
  • Waters, A. M., Peters, R., Forrest, K., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. (2014) Fear acquisition and extinction in offspring of anxious and depressed mothers. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 7, 30-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2013.10.007.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Nesdale, D., Fersterer, J, & Wilson, J. (2014). An experimental manipulation of rejection: Effects on children’s attitudes and mood depend on rejection sensitivity and relationship history, Australian Journal of Psychology, 66, 8-17. doi: 10.1111/ajpy.12029.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Trevaskis, S, Nesdale, D, & Downey, G. (2013). Relational victimization, loneliness and depressive symptoms: Indirect associations via self and peer reports of rejection sensitivity, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, accepted Dec 2013.
  • Thomas, R., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Chaffin, M. (2013). Practitioners' views and use of evidence-based treatment: Positive attitudes but missed opportunities in children's services. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. doi: 10.1007/s10488-013-0471-y
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Thomas, R., Hendrickson, K., Avdagic, E., Webb, H., & McGregor, L. (2013). Maternal emotional distress and children's internalizing and externalizing in families at high risk of child abuse: Child gender moderates parenting sensitivity as a mediator, Infant and Child Development, 22, 480-500 doi: 10.1002/icd.1804
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Nesdale, D., McGregor, L., Mastro, S., Goodwin, B., & Downey, G. (2013). Comparing reports of peer rejection: Associations with rejection sensitivity, victimization, aggression, and friendship, Journal of Adolescence, 36, 1237-1246.
  • Farrell, L. J., Waters, A. M., Boschen, M. J., Hattingh, L., McConnell, H., Milliner, E. L., Collings, N., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Shelton, D., & Storch, E. A. (2013). Treatment refractory pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: Preliminary results of d-Cycloserine Augmented Behaviour Therapy, Depression and Anxiety, 30, 723-731. doi: 10.1002/da.22132.
  • O’Dwyer,, S. T., Moyle, W., Zimmer-Gembeck, M., & De Leo, D. (2013). Suicidal ideation in family carers of people with dementia: A pilot study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28, 1182-1188
  • Sheeran, N., Jones, L., Rowe, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2013). Young maternal age and preterm birth: Specific challenges during the transition to motherhood. To appear in Parenting: Challenges, practices and cultural influences (pp. 1-30). New York: NOVA Science Publishers.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2013). Young females' sexual-efficacy: Associations with personal autonomy and the couple relationship. Sexual Health, 10, 204-210. doi: 10.1071/SH12139.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Skinner, E. A., Morris, H., & Thomas, R. (2013). Anticipated coping with interpersonal problems: Links with the emotional reactions of sadness, anger, and fear, Journal of Early Adolescence, 33, 682-706.
  • Sawitri, D. R., Creed, P. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2013). The adolescent-parent career congruence scale: Development and initial validation. Journal of Career Assessment, 21, 210-226. doi:10.1177/1069072712466723
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Pronk, R. E., Goodwin, B., Mastro, S, & Crick, N. R. (2013). Connected and isolated victims of relational aggression: Associations with peer group status and differences between girls and boys. Sex Roles, 68, 363-377.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Nesdale, D. (2013). Anxious and angry rejection sensitivity, social withdrawal, and retribution in high and low ambiguous situations. Journal of Personality, 81, 29-38. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2012.00792.x
  • McGregor, L., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Creed, P. A. (2012) Family structure, interparental conflict and parenting as correlates of children’s relationship expectations. Journal of Relationships Research, 3, 44-56.
  • Kelly, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Boislard-P., M. Identity, intimacy, status and sex dating goals as correlates of goal-consistent behavior and satisfaction in Australian youth. Journal of Adolescence, 35, 1441-1454.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2012). Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: An evidence-based treatment for child abuse, Child Maltreatment, 17, 253-266.
  • Waters, A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Farrell, L. (2012). Predictors of anxiety symptoms in children. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 737-745.
  • Farrell, L.J., Waters, A.M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (2012). Cognitive biases and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in children: Examining the role of parent cognitive bias and child age. Behaviour Therapy, 43, 593-605.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Hughes, N., Kelly, M., & Connolly, J. (2012). Measuring dating goals in late adolescence and young adulthood, Motivation and Emotion, 36, 311-322.
  • McGregor, L., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Creed, P. A. (2012). Development and validation of the Children's Optimistic and Pessimistic Expectations of Relationships Scale. Australian Psychologist, 47, 58-66.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J & Pronk, R. (2012). Relation of depression and anxiety to self- and peer-reported relational aggression, Aggressive Behavior, 37, 1-15.
  • Boislard-P., M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., (2011). Sexual subjectivity, relationship status and quality, and same-sex sexual experience among emerging adult females. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 1, 54-64.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Ducat, W., & Boislard-P., M. (2011). A prospective study of young females’ sexual subjectivity: Associations with age, sexual behavior, and dating. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 927-938.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Lees, D, & Skinner, E. A. (2011). Children’s emotions and coping with interpersonal stress as correlates of social competence, Australian Journal of Psychology, 63, 131-141.
  • Mathieson, L. C., Murray-Close, D., Crick, N. R., Woods, K. E., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Geiger, T. C., & Morales, J. R. (2011). Hostile intent attributions and relational aggression: The moderating roles of emotional sensitivity, gender, and victimization. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 977-987.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Madsen, S. D., & Hanisch, M. (2011). Connecting the intrapersonal and the interpersonal: Autonomy, voice and relationships with parents and romantic partners during late adolescence. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 8, 509-525.
  • Kopp, L., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2011). Resisting the thin ideal and access to autonomy support: Women’s global self-determination, body dissatisfaction and eating, Eating Behaviors, 2, 222-224.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Skinner, E. A. (2011). The development of coping across childhood and adolescence: An integrative review and critique of research, International Journal of Behavioral Development, 35, 1-17.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2011). Accumulating evidence for best practice: The case of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and child maltreatment. Child Development: Special Issue on Raising Healthy Children, 82, 177-192.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Thomas, R. (2010). Parents, parenting and toddler functioning: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 518-529.
  • McLachlan, J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & McGregor, L. (2010). Rejection sensitivity in childhood and early adolescence: Peer rejection and protective effects of parents and friends. Journal of Relationships Research. 1, 31-40.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, & Kindermann, T. A. (2010). Introduction: Capturing the peer context. Journal of Adolescence, 33, 783-786.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Ducat, W. (2010). Positive and negative romantic relationship quality: Age, familiarity, attachment and well-being as correlates of couple agreement and projection. Journal of Adolescence, 33, 879-890.
  • Kindermann, T. A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Duffy, A. (2010). Capturing the peer context: Common themes and necessary synergies. Journal of Adolescence, 33, 891-895.
  • Ducat, W. H., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2010). Romantic partner behaviours as social context: Measuring six dimensions of relationships, Journal of Relationships Research, 1, 1-16.
  • Wright, M., Creed, P. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2010). The development and initial validation of a brief daily hassles scale suitable for use with adolescents, European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 26, 217-223.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2010). It’s “mean”, but what does it mean to adolescents?: Aggressors’ and victims’ understanding of relational aggression. Journal of Adolescent Research, 25, 175-204.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Waters, A. M., & Kindermann, T. (2010). A social relations analysis of liking for and by peers: Associations with gender, depression, peer perception, and worry. Journal of Adolescence, 33, 69-81.
  • Klag, S., O’Callaghan, F., Creed, P., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2009). Motivating young people towards success. Therapeutic Communities, 30, 366-386.
  • McAllister, M., Moyle, W., Billett, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. (2009). “I can actually talk to them now’: Qualitative results of an educational intervention for emergency nurses caring for clients who self-injure. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18, 2838-2845.
  • Joyce. J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2009). Parent feeding restriction and child weight: The mediating role of child disinhibited eating and the moderating role of parenting style. Appetite, 52, 726-734.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Lees, D., Bradley, G., & Skinner, E. A. (2009). Use of an analogue method to examine children’s appraisals of threat and emotion in response to stressful events. Motivation and Emotion, 33, 136-149.
  • McAllister, M., Billett, S., Moyle, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. (2009). Use of a think-aloud procedure to explore the relationship between clinical reasoning and solution-focused training in self-harm for emergency nurses. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 16,121-128.
  • McAllister, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Moyle, W., & Billett, S. (2008). Working effectively with clients who self-injure using a solution focused approach. Accident and Emergency Nursing Journal, 16, 272-279.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Skinner, E. A. (2008). Adolescents’ coping with stress: Development and diversity. Prevention Researcher, 15, 3-7.
  • Joyce, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. (2008). Food-related parenting dimensions and child eating behaviours, International Journal of Obesity, 32, S200-S200.
  • Waters, A. M., Donaldson, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2008). Cognitive behavioural therapy combined with an interpersonal skills component in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder in adolescent females: A case series. Behaviour Change. 25, 35-43.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Collins, W. A. (2008). Biological sex, appearance, alcohol use and dating as correlates of sexual partner accumulation from ages 16 to 26, Journal of Adolescent Health, 42, 564-572.
  • Waters, A. M., Wharton, T. A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Craske, M. G. (2008). Threat-based cognitive biases in anxious children: Comparison with non-anxious children before and after cognitive-behavioural treatment. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 358-374.
  • Gallaty, K., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2008). The social and emotional worlds of adolescents who are psychologically maltreated by their partners, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, 310-323.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, & Helfand, M. (2008). Ten years of longitudinal research on U.S. adolescent sexual behavior: The evidence for multiple pathways to sexual intercourse, and the importance of age, gender and ethnic background, Developmental Review, 28, 153-224.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Vickers, C. (2007). Romantic experiences and depressive symptoms: Testing the intensifying roles of rejection sensitivity and relationship commitment. In Pearce, Z. J. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th Annual Australian Psychological Society Relationships Interest Group and the International Association for Relationship Research Conference (pp. 112-117), Melbourne, Australia: Australian Psychological Society.
  • Anthonysamy, A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2007). Peer status and the behaviors of maltreated children and their classmates in the early years of school, Child Abuse and Neglect, 31, 971-991.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Hunter, T. A., & Pronk, R. (2007). A model of behaviors, peer relations and depression: Perceived social acceptance as a mediator and the divergence of perceptions, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26, 273-302.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2007). Behavioral outcomes of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Triple P - Positive Parenting Program: A review and meta-analysis, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35, 475-495.
  • Creed, P. A., Conlon, L., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2007). Vocational development in late childhood: Career barriers and reading ability as correlates of career status aspirations and expectations of parents and their children, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 70, 242-258.
  • Siebenbruner, J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Egeland, B. (2007). Sexual partners and contraceptive use: A 16-year prospective study predicting abstinence and risk behavior. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 17, 179-206.
  • Skinner, E. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2007). The development of coping, Annual Review of Psychology, 58, 119-144.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Locke, E. M. (2007). The socialization of adolescent coping: Relationships at home and school. Journal of Adolescence, 30, 1-16.
  • Petherick, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2006). Attachment patterns during year 12: Rejection sensitivity, loneliness, social competence, and support as correlates of stability and change, Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 23, 65-86.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mortimer, J. T. (2006). Adolescent work, vocational development, and education, Review of Educational Research, 76, 537-566.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Chipuer, H. M., Hanisch, M., Creed, P. A., & McGregor, L. (2006). Relationships at school and environmental fit as resources for adolescent engagement and achievement, Journal of Adolescence (special issue on New Methodological Directions for the Study of Adolescent Competence and Adaptation), 29, 911-933.
  • Conlon, E., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Creed, P. A, & Tucker, M. (2006) An integrative study of multiple correlates of reading: Family history, self-perceptions, attitudes, ability, and neural processing. Journal of Research on Reading (special issue on Genetics and Reading), 29, 11-32.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. & Petherick, J. (2006). Dating, relationship satisfaction, and the life tasks of identity and intimacy during adolescence and emerging adulthood, International Journal of Behavioral Development, 30, 189-199.
  • Horne, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2006). The Female Sexual Subjectivity Inventory: Development and validation of an instrument for late adolescents and emerging adults. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 30, 125-138.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Geiger, T. A., & Crick, N. R. (2005). Relational and physical aggression, prosocial behavior, and peer relations: Gender moderation and bidirectional associations. Journal of Early Adolescence, 25, 421-452.
  • Horne, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2005). Female sexual subjectivity and well-being: Comparing late adolescents with different sexual experiences. Sexuality Research & Social Policy: Journal of the NSRC, 2, 25-40.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Siebenbruner, J., Collins, W.A. (2004) A prospective study of intraindividual and peer influences on adolescents’ romantic and sexual behavior, Archives of Sexual Behavior, 33, 381-394.
  • Mortimer, J.T., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Holmes, M., & Shanahan, M.J. (2002). The process of occupational decision-making: Patterns during the transition to adulthood. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 61, 439-465.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (2002). The development of romantic relationships and adaptations in the system of peer relationships. Journal of Adolescent Health, 31, 216-225.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Siebenbruner, J., & Collins, W.A. (2001). Diverse aspects of dating: Associations with psychosocial functioning from early to middle adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 24, 313-336.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Doyle, L.S., & Daniels, J.A. (2001). Contraceptive Dispensing and Selection in School-Based Health Centers. Journal of Adolescent Health, 29, 186-193.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (2001). Autonomy in adolescence. In J. V. Lerner & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Adolescence in America: An Encyclopedia. Denver, CO: ABC CLIO.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (1999). Stability, change, and individual differences in involvement with friends and romantic partners among adolescent females. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 28, 419-438.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (1998). Using hierarchical linear modeling and SAS PROC MIXED to investigate launch, ambient level, and change-to-change relationships. In E.A. Skinner, M.J. Zimmer-Gembeck, & J.P. Connell. Individual Differences and the Development of Perceived Control. Monographs of the Society of Research in Child Development (Series 254,Vol. 63, No. 2-3), 187-204.Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Alexander, T., & Nystrom, R.J. (1997). Adolescents report their need for and use of health care services. Journal of Adolescent Health, 21, 388-395.
  • Helfand, M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (1997). Practice variation and the risk of low birthweight in a public prenatal care program. Medical Care, 35, 16-31.
  • Helfand, M., Marton, K.I., Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., & Sox, H.C. (1997). Outcome of asking about visible bleeding per rectum in a primary care population: Initial assessment and ten-year follow-up. Journal of the American Medical Association, 277, 44-48.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., & Helfand, M. (1996). Birthweight in a public prenatal care program: Behavioral and psychosocial factors and the effect of psychosocial intervention. Social Science & Medicine, 46, 187-197.
  • Mullins, R.J., Veum-Stone, J., Hedges, J.R., Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Mann, N.C., Southard, P.A., Helfand, M., Gaines, J.A., & Trunkey, D.D. (1996). Influence of a statewide trauma system on location of hospitalization and outcome of injured patients. The Journal of Trauma, 40, 536-546.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Southard, P.A., Hedges, J.R., Mullins, R., Rowland, D., Veum Stone, J., & Trunkey, D.D. (1995). Triage in an established trauma system. The Journal of Trauma, 39, 922-928.
  • Mullins, R.J., Veum-Stone, J., Helfand, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M., Mann, C., & Helfand, M. (1995). An analysis of hospital discharge index as a trauma database. The Journal of Trauma, 39, 941-948.
  • Hedges, J.R., Mullins, R.J., Veum-Stone, J., Helfand, M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M., Southard, P.A., & Trunkey, D.D. (1994). Outcome of hospitalized injured patients after institution of a trauma system in an urban area. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 271, 1919-1924.
  • Hedges, J.R., Zimmer-Gembeck, M., Southard, P., Mullins, R.J., & Helfand, M. (1994). Oregon trauma system: Change in initial admission site and post-admission transfer of injured patients. Academic Emergency Medicine, 1, 218-226.
  • Helfand, M., O'Connor, G.T. , Zimmer-Gembeck, M., & Beck, J.R. (1992). Effect of the clinical laboratory improvement amendments of 1988 (CLIA '88) on the incidence of invasive cervical cancer, Medical Care, 30, 1067-1082.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Klag, S., & Thomas, R. (2007). Parent-Toddler Therapy: Therapist training manual. Gold Coast, QLD: Griffith University.
  • McAllister, M., Moyle, W., Billett, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. (2007). Implementing a solution-focused model to improve nursing management of young people who self-injure: Final report. Report to the Queensland Nursing Council Implementation Study RAN 0623, Logan, QLD: Griffith University.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., & Skinner, E.A. (1998). Review of the book Stress, Coping, and Relationships in Adolescence by Inge Seiffge-Krenke. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 44, 120-126.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J. (1998). The North Portland Health Services Survey: Summary Report. Report from the Multnomah County Health Department, Portland, OR.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., Riddell, C., Alexander, T., Grant-Worley, J., & Nystrom, R.J. (1997). School-Based Health Centers in Oregon: Adolescents report their needs, use, behaviors, and attitudes. A report from the State of Oregon, Health Division.
  • Glick, B., Zimmer-Gembeck, M., Tesselaar, H., & Weir, B. (1997). Oregon Prenatal Substance Use Prevalence and Health Service Needs Study. Report from the Multnomah County Health Department prepared for the Center for Disease Prevention and Epidemiology and the Oregon Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs.