Selected Publications

Mendle, J., Ryan, R. M., & McKone, K. M. (2017). Age at menarche, depression, and antisocial behavior in adulthood. Pediatrics, e20171703. [pdf]

Mendle, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T., Kiesner, J. (2016). From Menarche to Menopause: Women’s reproductive milestones and risk for psychopathology – an introduction to the special series. Clinical Psychological Science. doi: 10.1177/2167702616650424 [pdf]

Mendle, J., Ryan, R. M., & McKone K. M. (2016). Early childhood maltreatment and pubertal development: replication in a population-based sample. Journal of Research on Adolescence. doi: 10.1111/jora.12201 [pdf]

Mendle, J., Moore, S. R.*, Briley, D. A.,  & Harden, K. P. (2016). Puberty, socioeconomic status, and depression in girls: evidence for gene × environment interactions. Clinical Psychological Science. doi: 10.1177/2167702614563598 [pdf]

Mendle, J. (2014). Why puberty matters for psychopathology. Child Development Perspectives, 8(4), 218-222. doi: 10.1111/cdep.12092 [pdf]

Mendle, J. (2014). Beyond pubertal timing: new directions for studying individual differences in development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23(3), 215–219. doi: 10.1177/0963721414530144 [pdf]

Moore, S. R.*, Harden, K. P., & Mendle, J. (2014). Pubertal timing and adolescent sexual behavior in girls. Developmental Psychology, 50(6), 1734-1745. doi: 10.1037/a0036027 [pdf]

Mendle, J., Leve, L.D., Van Ryzin, M., & Natsuaki, M.N.  (2013).  Linking childhood maltreatment with adolescent internalizing symptoms: Early puberty as a tipping point.  Journal of Research on Adolescence.  doi: 10.1111/jora.12075  [pdf]

Mendle, J., Ferrero, J.*, Moore, S.*, & Harden, K. P.  (2013).  Depression and adolescent sexual activity in romantic and nonromantic relational contexts: A genetically informative sibling comparison.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122,   51-63. [pdf]

Mendle, J., Harden, K. P., Brooks-Gunn, J., Graber, J. A. (2012).  Peer relationships and depressive symptomatology in boys at puberty.  Developmental Psychology,  48, 429-435. doi: 10.1037/a0026425 [pdf]

Mendle, J., & Ferrero, J. (2012).  Detrimental psychological outcomes associated with pubertal timing in adolescent boys.  Developmental Review, 32, 49-66. DOI:10.1016/j.dr.2011.11.001 [pdf]

Mendle, J., Leve, L. D., van Ryzin, M., Natsuaki, M. N., & Ge, X. (2011).  Associations between early life stress, child maltreatment, and pubertal development among girls in foster care.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 871–880. doi:10.1111/j.1532-7795.2011.00746.x  [pdf]

Mendle, J., Harden, K. P., Brooks-Gunn, J., & Graber, J. A. (2010). Development’s tortoise and hare: Pubertal timing, pubertal tempo, and depressive symptoms in boys and girls.  Developmental Psychology, 46, 1341–1353. doi:  10.1037/a0020205 [pdf]

Mendle, J., Harden, K. P., Turkheimer, E.,Van Hulle, C. A., D’Onofrio, B. M., Brooks-Gunn, J., Rodgers, J. L., Emery, R. E., & Lahey, B. B. (2009).  Associations between father absence and age of first sexual intercourse.  Child Development, 80, 1463–1480. doi:  10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01345.x [pdf]

Mendle, J., Turkheimer, E., & Emery, R. E. (2007).  Detrimental psychological outcomes associated with early pubertal timing in adolescent girls.  Developmental Review, 27, 151–171. doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2006.11.001 [pdf]

Mendle, J., Turkheimer, E., D’Onofrio, B. M., Lynch, S. K., Emery, R. E., Slutske, W. S., & Martin, N. G. (2006). Family structure and age at menarche: A children-of-twins approach.  Developmental Psychology, 42, 533-542. doi:  10.1037/0012-1649.42.3.533 [pdf]

*Denotes student collaborator