Publications

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 This list may be out of date; you can also check my ResearchGate and Google Scholar profiles.

Journal Articles

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

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

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

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

Davila, J., Starr, L. R., Stroud, C. B., & Li, Y.I. (in press). 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.

Symposia, Invited Addresses, and Posters

Starr, L. R. & Hershenberg, R. (2016, November). Depressive Symptoms and the Anticipation and Experience of Uplifting Events in Everyday Life. In R. Hershenberg & L. R. Starr (co-chairs), New Insights from Intensive Longitudinal Research Exploring Daily Processes in Psychopathology. Symposium to be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Hershenberg, R. & Starr, L. R. (2016, November). Symposium co-chairs for “New Insights from Intensive Longitudinal Research Exploring Daily Processes in Psychopathology.” Symposium to be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Hernandez, E. & Starr, L.R. (2016, November). Effects of Co-Rumination Exposure on Mood and Social Rejection among Dysphoric Women: Pilot Testing a Novel Experimental Paradigm. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Shaw, Z.A. & Starr, L. R. (2016, November). Chronic Stress: Mechanism or Moderator of the Intergenerational Transmission of Depression Among Adolescents? Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Li, Y. I. & Starr, L. R. (2016, November). Dampening in Response to Positive Affect: A Potential Transdiagnostic Factor and Comorbidity Mechanism in Depression and Anxiety. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Li, Y.I. & Starr, L. R. (2016, March) Sleep Mediates the Association Between Adolescent Anxiety and Depression in Early Adulthood in a Nationally Representative Sample.  Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.

Starr, L. R. & Hammen, C. (2015, November). Genetic Moderation of the Association between Adolescent Romantic Involvement and Depression: Contributions of 5-HTTLPR, Chronic Stress, and Family Discord. In S. Vrshek-Shallhorn & L. R. Starr (co-chairs), Interpersonal Stress as a “Candidate Environment” for Depression: Neuroendocrine and Genetic Mechanisms. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Vrshek-Schallhorn, S., & Starr, L. R. (2015, November). Syposium Co-Chairs for “Interpersonal Stress as a “Candidate Environment” for Depression: Neuroendocrine and Genetic Mechanisms.” Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Li, Y.I., Starr, L. R., & Hershenberg, R. (2015, November). Ruminative Responses to Positive and Negative Affect in Emotional Reactivity to Daily Events. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Mlawer, F., Li, Y.I., Starr, L.R. & Hershenberg, R. (2015, November). Positive and Negative Affective Instability in Relation to Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Starr, L.R. (2015, September). Research showcase. Invited talk presented at Developmental Psychopathology Brown Bag, Mt. Hope Family Center, Rochester, NY.

Starr, L. R., Stroud, C. B., & Li*, Y. (2015, May). Negative Anxiety Response Styles as a Moderator of the Prospective Association between Anxiety and Depression among Adolescent Girls. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Starr, L. R. & Vrshek-Schallhorn, S. (2014, November). Symposium Co-Chairs for “Genetic and neuroendocrine markers of stress reactivity: Tracking risk for depression and anxiety disorders.” Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Conway, C.C., Raposa, E., & Brennan, P.A. (2014, November). Sensitizing Effect of Early Adversity on Depressive Reactions to Later Proximal Stress:  Moderation by 5-HTTLPR and CRHR1 in a 20-year Longitudinal Study. In L. R. Starr & S. Vrshek-Schallhorn (Co-Chairs). Genetic and neuroendocrine markers of stress reactivity: Tracking risk for depression and anxiety disorders. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Starr, L. R. (2014, November). History of childhood adversities modifies affective reactivity to daily hassles. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., & Brennan, P. A. (2014, March). Serotonin transporter gene moderates bidirectional associations between adolescent romantic involvement and depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Kleiman, E. & Starr, L. R. (2013, November). Symposium Co-Chairs for “Stress generation: Biological factors, developmental roots, and diverse outcomes.” Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Brennan, P. A., & Najman, J. (2013, November). Differential susceptibility in the effect of 5-HTTLPR genotype on stress generation and depression: Moderation by relational security. In E. Kleiman & L. R. Starr (Chairs). Stress generation: Biological factors, developmental roots, and diverse outcomes. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Starr, L. R. (2013, October). A sad inheritance: How depression traverses generations. Invited talk presented at Developmental Psychopathology Brown Bag Series, Mt. Hope Family Center, Rochester, NY.

Starr, L. R., Conway, C., Hammen, C., & Brennan, P.A.  (2013, April). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, La Jolla, CA.

Starr, L. R. (2012, November). Symposium Chair for “Talking about my (stress) generation: Tracing the roots of self-generated stress in depression.” Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., Brennan, P. A., & Najman, J. A. (2012, November). Serotonin transporter gene as a predictor of stress generation in depression. In L. R. Starr (Chair), Talking about my (stress) generation: Tracing the roots of self-generated stress in depression. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Starr, L. R., Hammen, C., & Brennan, P. A. (2012, November). Attachment security moderates the association between 5-HTTLPR genotype and generation of stressful events. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Starr, L.R. & Davila, J. (2010, November). Temporal Patterns of Anxious and Depressed Mood in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Daily Diary Study. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Starr, L. R., Donenberg, G., & Emerson, E. (2010, November). Psychological Symptoms and Romantic and Sexual Activities: Will Findings Replicate in an Urban, African-American Clinical Sample? Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Davila, J., Hershenberg, R., Feinstein, B. A., Starr, L. R., & Gorman, K. (2010, November). Is use of social networking tools associated with depressive symptoms among youth? In J. W. Pettit (Chair), Interpersonal Vulnerabilities to Depression from Late Childhood through Emerging Adulthood. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Starr, L. R. & Schmid, S. P., Hollon, S. D., & DeRubeis, R. (2010, June). Major depression and comorbid disorders: An application of the tripartite model to treatment research. Poster presented at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Boston, MA.

Starr, L. R. (2010, April). Integrating mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety. Invited talk presented at Psychiatry Grand Rounds (moderated by S. P. Schmid), Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Starr, L. R.; Davila, J.; Stroud, C. B.; Li, P. C. L.; Yoneda, A. C.; Hershenberg, R.; & Miller, M. R. (2009, November). Psychological symptoms as antecedents, correlates, and consequences of romantic and sexual activity among adolescent girls: Specificity or spuriousness? In M. Whisman (Chair), Personal Relationships and Depression Across the Lifespan. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2008, November). Does comorbidity distort interpersonal functioning’s prospective relationship to social anxiety and depressive symptoms? In E . Gilboa-Schechtman & N. Mor (Chairs), Interpersonal Perspectives on the Comorbidity of Depression and Social Anxiety. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2008, November). Gender differences in adolescent romance and its relationship to depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2008, November). Anxiety-focused rumination and hopelessness as mechanisms of anxiety-depression comorbidity: A pilot study. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Davila, J., Yoneda, A. C., Starr, L. R., Miller, M. R., Stroud, C. B. (2008, March). Emotion in the context of a positive parent-adolescent interaction: Associations with attachment security. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

Davila, J., Starr, L. R., Yoneda, A. C., Stroud, C. B., Miller, M. R. (2008, March). Associations between romantic involvement, sexual activity, and depressive symptoms among early adolescent girls. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

Davila, J., Waters, H. S., Stroud, C. B., Starr, L. R., & Steinberg., S. J. (2007, March). Adolescent secure-base script knowledge, parent-adolescent functioning and security in peer and romantic relationships. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Boston, MA.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2007, November). Excessive reassurance seeking and depression: A meta-analytic review. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2007, March). Co-rumination among adolescent girls: Who does it and what effect does it have? Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Boston, MA.

Davila, J., Steinberg, S. J., Ramsay, M., Stroud, C. B., Starr, L. R., & Yoneda, A. C. (2006, March). Defining and measuring romantic competence in early adolescence:  The Romantic Competence Interview. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, CA.

Starr, L. R., & Davila, J. (2006, November). Differentiating interpersonal correlates of depressive symptoms and social anxiety in adolescent girls. In G. Beck (Chair), Understanding the interplay between anxiety and depression: The interpersonal connection. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Starr, L. R., Jeglic, E. L., King, R. S., Brown, G. K., & Beck, A. T. (2004, November). Severity of symptoms in suicide attempters with anxiety related disorders: The case of PTSD. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

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