Personality Development

Westenberg's publications


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2009

Crone, E. A. & Westenberg, P. M. (2009). Development of the social brain in adolescence. Handbook of Developmental Social Neuroscience (Eds. Michelle de Haan & Megan Gunner, Guilford Press).

Sauter, F.M., Heyne, D.A. & Westenberg, P.M. (2009). Cognitive behavior therapy for anxious adolescents: Developmental influences on treatment design and delivery. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 12(4), 310-335.

Sumter, S.R., Bokhorst, C.L., Steinberg, L., & Westenberg, P.M. (2009). The developmental pattern of resistance to peer influence in adolescence: Will the teenager ever be able to resist? Journal of Adolescence, 32, 1009-1021.

2008

Ezinga, M.A.J., Weerman, F.M., Westenberg, P.M., & Bijleveld, C.C.J.H. (2008). Early adolescence and delinquency: levels of psychosocial development and self-control as an explanation of misbehaviour and delinquency. Psychology, Crime and Law, 14, 339-356.

Sumter, S.R., Bokhorst, C.L., & Westenberg, P.M. (2008). The Robustness of the Factor Structure of the Self-Restraint Scale: What Does Self-Restraint Encompass? Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1082-1087.

Westenberg, P. M. (2008). De jeugd van tegenwoordig! De Psycholoog, 10, 546-552.

2007

Ezinga, M.A.J., Weerman, F.M., Bijleveld, C.C.J.H., & Westenberg, P.M. (2007). Sociaal-emotionele ontwikkeling, zelfcontrole en probleemgedrag. Hoofdstuk 4 in Weerman et al., Probleemgedrag van leerlingen tijdens de middelbare schoolperiode: individuele ontwikkeling, leerlingnetwerken en reacties vanuit school. Amsterdam: Aksant.

2006

Ezinga, M.A.J., Weerman, F.M., Westenberg, P.M., & Bijleveld, C.C.J.H. (2006). De relatie tussen stadia in de persoonlijkheidsontwikkeling en delinquent gedrag in de vroege adolescentie. Tijdschrift voor Criminologie, 43(3), 259-274.

2004

Cohn, L.D., & Westenberg, P.M. (2004). Intelligence and maturity: Meta-analytic evidence for the incremental and discriminant validity of Loevinger’s measure of ego development. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 760-772.

Westenberg, P. M., Drewes, M. J., Goedhart, A. W., Siebelink, B. M., & Treffers, Ph. D. A.. (2004). A developmental analysis of self reported fears in late childhood through mid adolescence: Social-evaluative fears on the rise? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45, 481-495.

Westenberg, P. M., Hauser, S. T., & Cohn, L. D. (2004). Sentence completion measurement of psychosocial maturity. In M. J. Hilsenroth & D. L. Segal (Eds.), Personality Assessment (pp. 595-616). Volume 2 in M. Hersen (Ed.-in-Chief), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

2002

Westenberg, P. M. (2002). Zinnenaanvullijst Curium (ZALC): Psychodiagnostisch gereedschap. De Psycholoog, 316-322.

2001

Drewes, M. J., & Westenberg, P. M. (2001). The impact of modified instructions on ego level scores: A psychometric hazard or indication of optimal ego level? Journal of Personality Assessment, 76(2), 229-249.

Westenberg, P. M., van Strien, S. D., & Drewes, M. J. (2001). Revised description and measurement of ego development in early adolescence: An artifact of the written procedure? Journal of Early Adolescence, 21, 469-491.

2000

Westenberg, P. M., Drewes, M. J., Siebelink, B. M., Treffers, Ph. D. A., Jonckheer, J., & Goedhart, A. W. (2000). Zinnenaanvullijst Curium (ZALC): Een instrument voor het meten van ego-ontwikkeling. Lisse: Swets Test Publishers.

Westenberg, P. M., Siebelink, B. M., & Treffers, Ph. D. A. (2000). Psychosocial developmental theory in relation to anxiety and its disorders. In W. K. Silverman & Ph. D. A. Treffers (eds.), Anxiety Disorders in Children: Research, Assessment, and Intervention (pp. 72-89). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

1999

Westenberg, P. M., & Gjerde, P. F. (1999). Ego development during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood: A nine-year longitudinal study. Journal of Research in Personality, 33, 233-252.

Westenberg, P. M., Siebelink, B. M., Warmenhoven, N. J. C., & Treffers, Ph. D. A. (1999). Separation anxiety and overanxious disorders: Relations to age and level of psychosocial maturity. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 38(8), 1000-1007.

1998

Carlson, V. K., & Westenberg, P. M. (1998). Cross-cultural applications of the WUSCT. In J. Loevinger (Ed.), Technical foundations for measuring ego development (pp. 57-75). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

John, O. P., Pals, J. L., & Westenberg, P. M. (1998). Personality Prototypes and ego development: Conceptual similarities and relations in adult women. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1093-1108.

Loevinger, J., Carlson, V., Westenberg, P. M., & Lasker, H. (1998). Ego development as a stage-type theory and a process. In J. Loevinger (Ed.), Technical foundations for measuring ego development (pp. 49-55). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Westenberg, P. M., Blasi, A. & Cohn, L. D. (1998) (Eds.). Personality development: Theoretical, empirical, and clinical investigations of Loevinger' s conception of ego development. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Westenberg, P. M., Jonckheer, J., Treffers, D.A., & Drewes, M. J. (1998). Ego development in children and adolescents: Another side of the Impulsive, Self-protective, and Conformist ego levels. In P. M. Westenberg, A. Blasi, & L. D. Cohn (Eds.), Personality development: Theoretical, empirical, and clinical investigations of Loevinger's conception of ego development (pp. 89-112). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. (pdf part 1, pdf part 2)

Westenberg, P. M., Treffers, Ph. D. A., & Drewes, M. J. (1998), A new version of the WUSCT: The sentence completion test for children and youths (SCT-Y). In: J. Loevinger (Ed), Technical foundations for measuring ego development (pp. 81-89). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

1993

Westenberg, P. M., & Block, J. (1993). Ego development and individual differences in personality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 792-800.