Starr Lab student/ mentee coauthors are noted in underline. This list may be out of date; you can also check my ResearchGate and Google Scholar profiles.

Journal Articles

DeLap, G.A.L., Vine, V., Santee, A.C., & Starr, L.R. (in press). Putting it into words: Emotion Vocabulary, Emotion Differentiation and Depression. Emotion.

Chang, K.K., Rogge, R.D. & Starr, L.R. (in press). Characterizing Life Stress Exposure Among Sexual Minority Adolescents: Temporality, Content, And Mediating Role in Mental Health Disparities. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

Shaw, Z.A., Handley, E., Warmingham, J., & Starr, L.R. (in press). Patterns of Life Stress and the Development of Ruminative Style in Adolescence: A Person-Centered Approach. Development and Psychopathology.

Starr, L.R., Santee, A.C., Chang, K.K., & DeLap, G.A.L. (in press). Everyday emotion, naturalistic life stress, and the prospective prediction of adolescent depression. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping.

Sheinbaum, J., DeLap, G.A.L., Santee, A.C., & Starr, L.R. (2024) But enough about me: Linguistic self-reference and the depressogenic effects of brooding (invited long abstract). Affective Science.

Santee, A. C.*, Rnic, K.*, LeMoult, J.**, Dozois, D. J. A.**, Chang, K. K., Chen, R. X., Hoffmeister, J., Liu, H., & Starr, L. R.**(2023). Risk and protective factors for stress generation: A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 103, 102299. *co-first-author **co-senior author

Rnic, K.*, Santee, A. C.,* Dozois, D. J. A.**, Hoffmeister, J., Liu, H., Chang, K. K., Chen, R. X., Neufeld, R. W. J., Machado, D. A., Starr, L. R.,** & LeMoult, J** (2023). The vicious cycle of psychopathology and stress generation: A comprehensive meta-analytic review and expansion of stress generation theory. Psychological Bulletin, 149(5-6), 330–369. *co-first author, **co-senior author

Chen, R.X., Santee, A.C., Chang, K.., & Starr, L.R. (2023). Positive Affect Dampening Prospectively Predicts Changes in Chronic Life Stress, but Not Episodic Stress Generation Among Adolescents, Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 45, 1081–1095.

Pugach, C.P., Starr, L.R., Silvia, P.J. & Wisco, B.E. (2023). Negative Emotion Differentiation in Trauma-Exposed Community Members: Associations with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Daily Life. Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science, 132(8), 1007–1018. (formerly Journal of Abnormal Psychology).

Feinstein, B. A., Christophe, N. K., Chang, C. J., Silvia, P. J., Starr, L. R., Stein, G. L., & Vrshek-Schallhorn, S. (2022). Measurement invariance of the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire (INQ-15) across sexual orientation, gender identity, and race/ethnicity in a sample of sexual minority young adults. Psychological Assessment, 34(10), 978–984.

Santee, A. C., & Starr, L. R. (2022). Examining linear and nonlinear associations between negative emotional reactivity to daily events and depression among adolescents. Clinical Psychological Science.

Starr, L. R., Huang, M., & Scarpulla, E. (2021). Does it help to talk about it? Co-rumination, internalizing symptoms, and committed action during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 21, 187-195.

Shaw, Z.A., Conway, C.C., & Starr, L.R. (2021). Distinguishing Transdiagnostic versus Disorder-Specific Pathways between Ruminative Brooding and Internalizing Psychopathology in Adolescents: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (formerly Journal of Child Abnormal Psychology), 49(10), 1319-1331.

Starr, L. R., Stroud, C. B., Shaw, Z. A., & Vrhsek-Schallhorn, S. (2021). Stress sensitization to depression following childhood adversity: Moderation by HPA-axis and serotonergic multilocus profile scores. Development and Psychopathology, 33(4):1264-1278.

Huang, M. & Starr, L.R. (2020). Interpersonal Childhood Adversity and Stress Generation in Adolescence: Moderation by HPA-Axis Multilocus Genetic Variation. Development and Psychopathology, 32(3), 865-878

Starr, L.R., Shaw, Z.A., Li, Y.I., Santee, A.C., & Hershenberg, R. (2020). Negative Emotion Differentiation through a Developmental Lens: Associations with Parental Factors and Age in Adolescence. Personality and Individual Differences, 152, 109597

Shaw, Z.A., Hilt, L., & Starr, L.R. (2019). The Developmental Origins of Ruminative Response Style: An Integrative Review. Clinical Psychology Review, 74, 101780.

Shaw, Z. A. & Starr, L. R.  (2019). The Role of Authoritarian Parenting Style and Family Chronic Stress in the Intergenerational Transmission of Emotion Dysregulation. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 28 (12), 3508-3518.

Starr, L.R., Hershenberg, R., Shaw, Z.A., Li, Y.I., & Santee, A.C. (2019). The Perils of Murky Emotions: Emotion Differentiation Moderates the Prospective Relationship between Naturalistic Stress Exposure and Adolescent Depression. Emotion, 20(6), 927–938.

Starr, L.R., Vrshek-Schallhorn, S., & Stroud, C.B. (2019). Serotonergic Multilocus Genetic Variation Moderates the Association Between Major Interpersonal Stress and Adolescent Depression: Replication and Candidate Environment Specification. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 117, 55-61

Conway, C.C., Li, Y.I., & Starr, L.R. (2019). Trait Anhedonia as a Transdiagnostic Correlate of Internalizing Problems during Adolescence. Journal of Research on Personality, 81, 56-63

Vrshek-Schallhorn, S.*, Corneau, G.M., Starr, L.R.* (2019). Large Sample Sizes Cannot Compensate for Mismeasured Environments in GxE Research. Letter to the Editor. American Journal of Psychiatry.  *co-senior author

Starr, L.R., Dienes, K., Li, Y.I., & Shaw, Z.A. (2019). Chronic Stress Exposure, Diurnal Cortisol Slope, and Implications for Mood and Fatigue: Moderation by Multilocus HPA-Axis Genetic Variation. Psychoneuroendocinology, 100, 156-163.

Mattson, R.E., Cameron, N., Middleton, F.A., Starr, L.R., Davila, J., & Johnson, M.D. (2019). Testing a Model Linking Oxytocin Receptor Gene (OXTR) to Marital Quality via Social Support Behavior and Perceived Partner Responsiveness. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(1), 44-53. doi: 10.1037/fam0000474

Starr, L. R. & Huang, M. (2019). HPA-Axis Multilocus Genetic Variation Moderates Associations between Environmental Stress and Depression among Adolescents. Development and Psychopathology, 31(4), 1339-1352.

Wray-Lake, L., Shubert, J., Lin, L., & Starr, L. R. (2019). Examining Associations between Civic Engagement and Depressive Symptoms from Adolescence to Young Adulthood in a National U.S. Sample. Applied Developmental Science, 23(2), 119-131

Li, Y.I, Starr, L. R., & Hershenberg, R. (2018). Savoring and Dampening in Daily Life: Positive Rumination Moderates the Association between Daily Events and Depressive Symptoms. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 35 (6), 583-591.

Starr, L. R., Hershenberg, R., Li, Y.I., & Shaw, Z.A. (2017). When Feelings Lack Precision: Low Positive and Negative Emotion Differentiation and Depressive Symptoms in Daily Life. Clinical Psychological Science, 5(4), 613-631

Starr, L. R., Dienes, K., Stroud, C. B. , Shaw, Z. A., Li, Y. I., Mlawer, F., & Huang, M. (2017). Childhood Adversity Moderates the Influence of Proximal Episodic Stress on the Cortisol Awakening Response and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents. Development and Psychopathology, 29(5), 1877-1893.

Starr, L. R. & Hershenberg, R. (2017). Depressive Symptoms and the Anticipation and Experience of Uplifting Events in Everyday Life: A Daily Diary Study. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73 (10), 1442-1461

Conway, C. C., Starr, L. R., Espejo, E. P., Brennan, P. A., & Hammen, C. (2016). Stress appraisal bias and the transdiagnostic structure of internalizing and externalizing disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125(8), 1079-1089.

Starr, L. R., Stroud, C. B., & Li, Y. I. (2016). Predicting the transition from anxiety to depressive symptoms in early adolescence: Negative anxiety response style as a moderator of sequential comorbidity. Journal of Affective Disorders, 190, 757-763.

Starr, L. R., & Hammen, C. (2016). Genetic moderation of the association between adolescent romantic involvement and depression: Contributions of serotonin transporter gene polymorphism, chronic stress, and family discord. Development and Psychopathology, 28(2), 447-457.

Starr, L. R. (2015). When Support Seeking Backfires: Co-rumination, Excessive Reassurance Seeking, and Depressed Mood in the Daily Lives of Young Adults. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 34(5), 436-457.

Thompson, S., Hammen, C., Starr, L. R., & Najman, J. (2014). Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphism (rs53576) moderates the intergenerational transmission of depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 43, 11-19.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Conway, C. C., Raposa, E., & Brennan, P. A. (2014). Sensitizing effect of early adversity on depressive reactions to later proximal stress: Moderation by polymorphisms in serotonin transporter and corticotropin releasing hormone receptor genes in a 20-year longitudinal study. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 1241-1254.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Connolly, N.P., & Brennan, P.A. (2014). Does relational dysfunction mediate the association between anxiety disorders and later depression? Testing an interpersonal model of comorbidity. Depression & Anxiety, 31(1), 77-86.

Starr, L. R., Conway, C. C., Hammen, C., & Brennan, P. A. (2014). Transdiagnostic and disorder-specific models of intergenerational transmission of internalizing pathology. Psychological Medicine, 44, 161-174. doi: 10.1017/S003329171300055X

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Brennan, P. A., & Najman, J. M. (2013). Relational security moderates the effect of serotonin transporter gene polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) on stress generation and depression among adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 379-388. doi: 10.1007/s10802-012-9682-z.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Brennan, P. A., & Najman, J. M. (2012). Serotonin transporter gene as a predictor of stress generation in depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121(4), 810-818. doi: 10.1037/a0027952

Starr, L. R., Donenberg, G. R., & Emerson, E. (2012). Bidirectional Linkages Between Psychological Symptoms and Sexual Activities Among African American Adolescent Girls in Psychiatric Care. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 41(6), 811-821. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2012.694607

Starr, L. R. & Davila, J. (2012). Cognitive and interpersonal moderators of daily co-occurrence between anxious and depressed moods in generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36(6), 655-669.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2012). Temporal patterns of anxious and depressed mood in generalized anxiety disorder: A daily diary study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50, 131-141. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2011.11.005

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2012). Responding to anxiety with rumination and hopelessness: Mechanism of anxiety-depression symptom co-occurrence? Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36(4), 321-337. doi: 10.1007/s10608-011-9363-1

Starr, L. R., Davila, J., Stroud, C. B., Li, Po Ching Clara, Yoneda, A., Hershenberg, R., & Miller, M. R.. (2012).Love Hurts (in More Ways Than One): Specificity of Psychological Symptoms as Predictors and Consequences of Romantic Activity Among Early Adolescent Girls. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(4), 403-420. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20862

Davila, J., Hershenberg, R., Feinstein, B.A., Gorman, K., Bhatia, V., & Starr, L.R. (2012). Frequency and quality of social networking among young adults: Associations with depressive symptoms, rumination, and co-rumination. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1(2), 72. doi: 10.1037/a0027512

Hershenberg, R., Davila, J., Yoneda, A., Starr, L. R., Miller, M. R., Stroud, C. B., & Feinstein, B. A. (2011). What I like about you: The association between adolescent attachment security and emotional behavior in a relationship promoting context. Journal of Adolescence, 34(5), 1017-1024. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.11.006

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2009). Clarifying co-rumination: Associations with internalizing symptoms and romantic involvement among adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescence, 32(1), 19-37. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2007.12.005

Davila, J., Steinberg, S. J., Miller, M. R., Stroud, C. B., Starr, L. R., & Yoneda, A. C. (2009). Assessing romantic competence in adolescence: The Romantic Competence Interview. Journal of Adolescence, 32(1), 55-75. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2007.12.001

Davila, J., Stroud, C. B., Starr, L. R., Miller, M. R., Yoneda, A. C., & Hershenberg, R. (2009). Romantic and sexual activities, parent-adolescent stress, and depressive symptoms among early adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescence, 32, 909-924. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2008.10.004

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2008). Excessive reassurance seeking, depression, and interpersonal rejection: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117(4), 762-775. doi: 10.1037/a0013866

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2008). Differentiating interpersonal correlates of depressive symptoms and social anxiety in adolescence: Implications for models of comorbidity. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37(2), 337-349.doi 10.1080/15374410801955854

Book Chapters

Starr, L.R., Huang, M., & Santee, A.C. (2023). Dependency. In D.J.A Dozois & K.A. Dobson (Eds.). Treatment of Psychosocial Risk Factors in Depression. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Shaw, Z. A., Huang, M., Li, Y. I. & Starr, L. R. (2019). Anxiety Disorders. In S. Hupp and J. Jewell (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ.

Davila, J., Starr, L. R., Stroud, C. B., & Li, Y.I. (2018). Mood Disorders and Anxiety. In M. Celano, K. Deater-Deckard, E. Jouriles, and M. Whisman (Eds.). APA Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Starr, L. R. & Davila, J. (2015). Social anxiety and romantic relationships. In K. Ranta, A. M. La Greca, L-J. García-Lopez, and M. Marttune (Eds.), Social Anxiety and Phobia in Adolescents: Development, Manifestation and Intervention Strategies. Powell, WY: Springer.

Davila, J., Stroud, C. B., & Starr, L. R. (2014). Depression in couples and families. In I. Gotlib & C. Hammen (Eds.), Handbook of Depression (3rd Ed). New York: Guilford Press.

Starr, L. R., Davila, J., La Greca, A. M., & Landoll, R. (2011). Social anxiety and depression: The teenage and early adult years. In C. A. Alfano & D. C. Beidel (Eds.), Social Anxiety Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults: Translating Developmental Science into Practice. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Davila, J., La Greca, A. M., Starr, L. R., & Landoll, R. (2010). Anxiety disorders in adolescence. In J. G. Beck (Ed.), Interpersonal processes in anxiety disorders. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Davila, J. & Starr, L.R. (2009). Reassurance seeking. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Davila, J., Stroud, C. B., & Starr, L. R. (2008). Depression in couples and families. In I. Gotlib & C. Hammen (Eds.), Handbook of Depression (2nd Ed). New York: Guilford Press.