Natalie Goulter, Post-Doctoral Fellow

Natalie is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for the Reduction of Youth Violence (Director: Robert McMahon) and the Adolescent Health Lab (Director: Marlene Moretti) at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. She was awarded her Ph.D. in July 2017 from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, under the supervision of Associate Professor Eva Kimonis. Natalie’s program of research focuses on understanding etiology, mechanisms, and outcomes of those individuals showing chronic antisocial behavior from a developmental psychopathological framework. She is particularly interested in individuals characterized by severe conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits.







Goulter, N., Moretti, M. M., del Casal, J. M., & Dietterle, P. (2019). Attachment insecurity accounts for the relationship between maternal and paternal maltreatment and adolescent health. Child Abuse & Neglect. 96, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104090

Goulter, N., McMahon, R. J., Dodge, K. A., & Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group. (2019). Does the Fast Track intervention prevent later psychosis symptoms? Prevention Science. 1-10. doi:10.1007/s11121-019-01041-1

Goulter, N., McMahon, R. J., Pasalich, D. S., & Dodge, K. A. (2019). Indirect effects of early parenting on adult antisocial outcomes via adolescent conduct disorder symptoms and callous-unemotional traits. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 1-13. doi:10.1080/15374416.2019.1613999

Goulter, N., Kimonis, E. R., Denson, T. F., & Begg, D. P. (2019). Primary and secondary female psychopathy variants show distinct endocrine and psychophysiological reactivity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 104, 7-17. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.02.011

Hayre, R. S., Goulter, N., & Moretti, M. M. (2019). Maltreatment, attachment, and substance use in adolescence: Direct and indirect pathways. Addictive Behaviors, 90, 196-203. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.10.049

Goulter, N., & Kimonis, E. R. (2019). Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) and the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL: SV). In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of criminal psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goulter, N., & Kimonis, E. R. (2019). Juvenile delinquents, callous unemotional traits of. In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of criminal psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goulter, N., Kimonis, E. R., & Heller, E. (2018). Antisocial Process Screening Device subscales predict recidivism among an Australian juvenile offender sample. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 40, 159-168. doi:10.1007/s10862-018-9669-3

Goulter, N., Kimonis, E. R., Hawes, S. W., Stepp, S., & Hipwell, A. E. (2017). Identifying stable variants of callous-unemotional traits: A longitudinal study of at-risk girls. Developmental Psychology, 53, 2364-2376. doi:10.1037/dev0000394

Bisby, M. A., Kimonis, E. R. & Goulter, N. (2017). Low maternal warmth mediates the relationship between emotional neglect and callous-unemotional traits among male juvenile offenders. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 26, 1790-1798. doi:10.1007/s10826-017-0719-3

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., Goulter, N., & Hall, J. (2017). Affective startle potentiation differentiates primary and secondary variants of juvenile psychopathy. Development & Psychopathology, 29, 1149-1160, 1-12. doi:10.1017/S0954579416001206

Kimonis, E. R., Goulter, N., Hawes, D. J., Wilbur, R. R., & Groer, M. W. (2017). Neuroendocrine factors distinguish juvenile psychopathy variants. Developmental Psychobiology, 59, 161-173. doi:10.1002/dev.21473

Kimonis, E. R., & Goulter, N. (2017). Assessment of callous and related traits. In P. Sturmey (Ed.), The Wiley handbook of violence and aggression. New York, NY: Wiley.

Kimonis, E. R., Kennealy, P. J., & Goulter, N. (2016). Does the self-report Inventory of Callous-Unemotional Traits predict recidivism? Psychological Assessment, 28, 1616-1624. doi:10.1037/pas0000292

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous, X., Mertan, B., Goulter, N., & Katsimicha, E. (2016). Can callous-unemotional traits be reliably measured in preschoolers? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 625-638. doi:10.1007/s10802-015-0075-y