Papers

In Press
McAdams, D. P., Hanek K. J., & Dadabo, J. G. (In Press/Under Review). Themes of self-regulation and self-exploration in the life stories of religious American conservatives and liberals. Political Psychology.

Newton, N. J., & Baltys, I. H. (In Press/Under Review). Parent status and generativity within the context of race.

Newton, N. J., Ryan, L. H., King, R. T., & Smith, J. (In Press/Under Review). Cohort and marital status in midlife: evidence for delayed onset of women's health issues.

2013
Adler, J.M., Harmeling, L.H., & Walder-Biesanz, I. (2013). Narrative meaning-making is associated with sudden gains in clients' mental health under routine clinical conditions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(5): 839-845.
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Adler, J.M. (2013). Clients' and therapists' stories about psychotherapy. Journal of Personality, 81(6): 595-605.
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Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2013). The road not taken: Women's life paths and gender-linked personality traits. Journal of Research in Personality : 306-316.

Newton, N. J., Herr, J. M., Pollack, J. I., & McAdams, D. P. (2013). Selfless or selfish? Generativity and narcissism as components of legacy. Journal of Adult Development.

Versey, H. S., & Newton, N. J. (2013). Generativity and productive pursuits: Pathways to successful aging in late-midlife African American and White Women. Journal of Adult Development.

2012
Adler, J.M., Chin, E.D., Kolisetty, A.P., Oltmanns, T.F. (2012). The distinguishing characteristics of narrative identity in adults with features of Borderline Personality Disorder: An empirical investigation. Journal of Personality Disorders, 26: 498-512.
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Adler, J.M. (2012). Living into the story: Agency and coherence in a longitudinal study of narrative identity development and mental health over the course of psychotherapy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102(2): 367-389.
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Adler, J.M. (2012). Sitting at the nexus of epistemological traditions: Narrative psychological perspectives on self-knowledge in S. Vazire & T.D. Wilson (Eds.), The handbook of self-knowledge. (pp. 327-342). Guilford.
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Birditt, K.S., Newton, N., & Hope, S. (2012). Implications of marital/partner relationship quality and perceived stress for blood pressure among older adults. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.

Edelstein, R., Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Narcissism in midlife: The developmental course and correlates of women’s narcissistic personality traits. Journal of Personality, 80(5) : 1179-1204.

Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Personality development in adulthood in S. K. Whitbourne & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Psychology: Adult Development and Aging New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Newton, N. J., Torges, C. M., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Women’s regrets about their lives: Cohort differences in correlates and contents. Sex Roles, 66(7): 530-543.

2011
Adler, J.M. (2011). Epistemological tension in the future of personality disorder diagnosis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168(11): 1221-1222.
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Hanek, K. J., Olson, B. D., & McAdams, D. P. (2011). Political orientation and the psychology of Christian prayer: how liberals and conservatives pray. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 21: 30-42.

McAdams, D. P., & Manczak, E. (2011). What is a “level” of personality?. Psychological Inquiry, 22: 40-44.

McAdams, D. P. (2011). George W. Bush and the redemptive dream: A psychological portrait. New York: Oxford University Press.

McAdams, D. P. (2011). I want to be a social psychologist in R. Arkin (Ed.), Most underappreciated: 50 prominent social psychologists describe their most unloved work (pp. 46-50). New York: Oxford University Press.

McAdams, D. P. (2011). Life Narratives. in K. L. Fingerman, C. A. Berg, J. Smith, and T. C. Antonucci (Eds.), Handbook of lifespan development (pp. 589-610). New York: Springer.

McAdams, D. P. (2011). Narrative Identity in S. J. Schwartz, K. Luyckx, and V. L. Vignoles (Eds.), Handbook of identity theory and research (pp. 99-115). New York: Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-7988_5.

McAdams, D. P. (2011). Redemptive narratives in the life and the presidency of George W. Bush in C. Strozier, D. Offer, and O. Abdyli (Eds.), The leader: Psychological essays (2nd Ed.) (pp. 135-152). New York: Springer.

2010
Adler, J.M. (2010). Rising to the challenge of identifying and analyzing clients’ narratives. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 6(3): 189-202.
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Adler, J.M. (2010). The most important fiction in in The World Book of Happiness, L. Bormans (Ed.) (in press) Lanoo Publishers.
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Bauer, J. J., & McAdams, D. P. (2010). Eudaimonic growth: Narrative growth goals predict increases in ego development and subjective well-being 3 years later. Developmental Psychology, 46: 761-772.

Cox, K. S., Wilt, J., Olson, B., & McAdams, D. P. (2010). Generativity, the Big Five, and psychosocial adaptation in midlife adults. Journal of Personality, 78: 1185-1208.

McAdams, D. P., & Cox, K. S. (2010). Self and identity across the life span in A. Freund and R. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of lifespan development: Vol. 2 (pp. 158-207). New York: Wiley.

McAdams, D. P., & Olson, B. D. (2010). Personality development: Continuity and change. in S. Fiske, D. Schacter, and R. Sternberg (Eds.), Annual review of psychology, Vol. 61 (pp. 517-542). Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, Inc.

McAdams, D. P., & Walden, K. (2010). Jack Block, the Big Five, and personality from the standpoint of the actor, agent, and author. Psychological Inquiry, 21: 50-56.

McAdams, D.P. & Adler, J.M. (2010). Autobiographical memory and the construction of a narrative identity: Theory, research, and clinical implications in J.E. Maddux & J. Tangney, Social psychological foundations of clinical psychology. (pp. 36-50). Guilford Press.
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Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2010). The middle ages: Change in women's personalities and social roles.. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34: 75-84.

Stewart, A. J., & Newton, N. J. (2010). Gender, adult development, and aging. in Chrisler, J. C., & McCreary, D. R., Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology (pp. 559-580). Springer.

Wilt, J., Cox, K. S., & McAdams, D. P. (2010). Exploring the relationships between Eriksonian developmental scripts and interpersonal adjustment. Journal of Adult Development, 17: 156-161.

2009
Adler, J.M. & Matthews, E.A. (2009). Encouraging epistemological exploration in the undergraduate psychology classroom: Impacts on retention and application of course material. Teaching of Psychology, 36(2): 122-125.
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Adler, J.M. & Poulin, M.J. (2009). The political is personal: Narrating 9/11 and psychological well-being. Journal of Personality, 74(4): 903-932.
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McAdams, D. P. (2009). The person: An introduction to the science of personality psychology (5th Ed.). Wiley.

2008
Adler, J.M., Skalina, L.M., & McAdams, D.P. (2008). The narrative reconstruction of psychotherapy and psychological health. Psychotherapy Research, 18(6): 719-734.
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Adler, J.M. (2008). Two modes of thought: The narrative/paradigmatic disconnect in the Bailey book controversy. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 37(3): 422-425 (for personal use only).
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Bauer, J. J., McAdams, D. P., & Pals, J. L. (2008). Narrative identity and eudaimonic well-being.. Journal of Happiness Studies: 9, 81-104.
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McAdams, D. P. & Albaugh, M. (2008). The Redemptive Self, Generativity, and American Christians at Midlife: Life Stories of Evangelical and Mainline Protestants in Belzen, J. A. & Geels, A., Autobiography and the psychological study of religious lives Rodopi.

McAdams, D. P., & Albaugh, M. (2008). What if there were no God? Politically conservative and liberal Christians imagine their lives without faith. Journal of Research in Personality: 1668-1672.

McAdams, D. P., Albaugh, M., Farber, E., Daniels, J., Logan, R. L., & Olson, B. (2008). Family Metaphors and Moral Intuitions: How Conservatives and Liberals Narrate Their Lives. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: 978-990.

McAdams, D. P. (2008). American identity: The redemptive self. The General Psychologist: 43, 20-27.
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McAdams, D. P. (2008). Foreword in H. A. Murray, Explorations in personality: 70th anniversary edition (pp. vii-xxxvi). Oxford University Press.
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McAdams, D. P. (2008). Generativity, the redemptive self, and the problem of a “noisy” ego in American life. in Wayment, H. and Bauer, J. J. (Eds.), Transcending self-interest: Psychological explorations of the quiet ego (pp. 235-241). American Psychological Association Press. .

McAdams, D. P. (2008). Personal narratives and the life story in John, O., Robins, R., & Pervin, L. A., Handbook of personality: Theory and research (pp. 241-261). Guilford Press.
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Zinbarg, R.E., Uliaszek, A.A., & Adler, J.M. (2008). The role of personality in psychotherapy for anxiety and depression. Journal of Personality, 76(6): 1649-1688.
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2007
Adler, J.M. & McAdams, D.P. (2007). Telling stories about therapy: Ego development, well-being, and the therapeutic relationship in Josselson, R., McAdams, D.P., & Lieblich, A. (Eds.). , The Meaning of Others: Narrative Studies of Relationships (pp. 213-236). American Psychological Association.
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Adler, J.M. & McAdams, D.P. (2007). The narrative reconstruction of psychotherapy. Narrative Inquiry, 17(2): 179-202.
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Adler, J.M. & McAdams, D.P. (2007). Time, culture, and stories of the self. Psychological Inquiry, 18(2): 97-99.
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Adler, J.M., Wagner, J.W., & McAdams, D.P. (2007). Personality and the coherence of psychotherapy narratives. Journal of Research in Personality, 41(6): 1179-1198.
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Josselson, R., Lieblich, A., & McAdams, D. P. (Eds.) (2007). The meaning of others: Narrative studies of relationships. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

McAdams, D. P. (2007). On grandiosity in personality psychology. American Psychologist, 62: 60-61.

McAdams, D. P., & Pals, J. L. (2007). The role of theory in personality research in R. Robins, C. Fraley, and R. Krueger (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in personality psychology (pp. 3-20). New York: Guilford Press.

McAdams, D. P. (2007). Autobiographical narratives in R. F. Baumeister and K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social psychology (pp. Vol. 1, pp. 83-85). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2006
Adler, J.M., Kissel, E., McAdams, D.P. (2006). Emerging from the CAVE: Attributional style and the narrative study of identity in midlife adults. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 30(1): 39-51.
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McAdams, D. P. (2006). The redemptive self: Generativity and the stories Americans live by. Research in Human Development: 81-100.
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McAdams, D. P. (2006). The problem of narrative coherence. Journal of Constructivist Psychology: 109-125.
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McAdams, D. P. (2006). The role of narrative in personality psychology today. Narrative Inquiry: 11-18.
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McAdams, D. P., & Logan, R. L. (2006). Creative work, love, and the dialectic in life narratives of selected academics in McAdams, D.P., R. Josselson, and A. Lieblich (Eds.), Identity and story: Creating self in narrative (pp. 89-108). APA Books.

McAdams, D. P., & Pals, J. L. (2006). A new Big Five: Fundamental principles for an integrative science of personality. American Psychologist: 204-217.
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McAdams, D. P., Bauer, J. J., Sakaeda, A., Anyidoho, N. A., Machado, M., Magrino, K., White, K. W., & Pals, J. L (2006). Continuity and change in the life story: A longitudinal study of autobiographical memories in emerging adulthood. . Journal of Personality: 1371-1400.
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McAdams, D. P., Josselson, R., & Lieblich, A. (2006). Identity and story: Creating self in narrative. APA Books.

McAdams, D. P. (2006). The redemptive self: Stories Americans live by. Oxford University Press.

McAdams, D. P (2006). An American life story. in M. R. Schwehn and D. C. Bass (Eds.), Leading lives that matter: What we should do and who we should be  (pp. 471-480). Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing.

McAdams, D.P. & Adler, J.M. (2006). How does personality develop? in D. Mroczek & T. Little (Eds.), Handbook of Personality Development (pp. 469-492). Lawrence Erlbaum.
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2005
Bauer, J. J., McAdams, D. P., & Sakaeda, A. R (2005). The crystallization of desire and crystallization of discontent in narratives of life-changing decisions. Journal of Personality: 73, 1181-1213.
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Bauer, J. J., McAdams, D. P., & Sakaeda, A. (2005). Interpreting the good life: Growth memories in the lives of mature, happy people.. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: 88, 203-217..
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McAdams, D. P (2005). A psychologist without a country, or living two lives in the same story in G. Yancy and S. Hadley (Eds.), Narrative identities: Psychologists engaged in self-construction (pp. (pp. 114-130)). London: Jessica Kingsley.
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McAdams, D. P (2005). What psychobiographers might learn from personality psychology in W. T. Schultz (Ed.), Handbook of psychobiography (pp. (pp. 64-83)). New York: Oxford University Press.
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