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Thornton, E. M., & Moretti, M. M. (revise & resubmit). Parent and child attachment and perceptions of interpersonal conflict. Attachment & Human Development.

Goulter, N., Balanji, S., Davis, B. A., James, T. P., McIntyre, C. L., Smith, E. R., Thornton, E. M., Craig, S. G., Moretti, M. M. (under review). Psychometric evaluation of the Affect Regulation Checklist: Clinical and community samples, parent-reports and adolescent self-reports. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Santos, B., Mota, C., Carvalho H., Costa, M., Moretti, M. M., Matos, P. (under review). Caregivers’ affect regulation in residential care: Validation of the Affect Regulation Checklist. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.


Barone, L., Carone, N., Costantino, A., Genschow, J., Merelli, S., Milone, A., Polidori, L., Ruglioni, L., & Moretti, M. M. (2021). Effect of a parenting intervention on decreasing adolescents’ behavioral problems via reduction in attachment insecurity: A longitudinal, multicenter, randomized controlled trial. Journal of Adolescence, 91, 82–96.

Pasalich, D. S., Moretti, M. M., Hassall, A., Curcio, A. (2021). Pilot randomized controlled trial of an attachment- and trauma-focused intervention for kinship caregivers. Child Abuse & Neglect, 120, 1-13.

Dangaltcheva, A., Booth, C., Moretti, M. M. (2021). Transforming Connections: A trauma-informed and attachment-based program to promote sensitive parenting of trans and gender nonconforming youth. Frontiers in Psychology. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.643823

Pasalich, D. S., Craig, S. G., Goulter, N., O’Donnell, K. A., Sierra Hernandez, C., & Moretti, M. M. (2021). Patterns and predictors of different youth responses to attachment-based parent intervention. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Carrion, P., Semaka A., Batallones, R., Slomp C., Morris, E., Inglis A., Moretti M. M., Austin J. (2021). Reflections of parents of children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome on the experience of receiving psychiatric genetic counseling: ‘Awareness to Act’. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 1-13.

Ranahan, P., Pascuzzo, K. & Moretti, M. M. (2021). Storying security with parents and teens: From vicious circles to strengthened relationships. Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 34, 1, 123-130.

Goulter, N., & Moretti, M. M. (2021). Network structure of callous unemotional traits and conduct disorder symptoms among at risk youth: Multi informant reports and gender differences. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

Forslund, T., Granqvist, P., van IJzendoorn, M. H., Sagi-Schwartz, A., Glaser, D., Steele, M., Hammarlund, M., Schuengel, C., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Steele, H., Shaver, P. R., Lux, U., Simmonds, J., Jacobvitz, D., Groh, A. M., Bernard, K., Cyr, C., Hazen, N. L., Foster, S., … Duschinsky, R. (2021). Attachment goes to court: child protection and custody issues. Attachment & Human Development, 1–52.  Click here.


Craig, S. G., Goulter, N., & Moretti, M. M. (2020). A systematic review of primary and secondary callous-unemotional traits and psychopathy variants in youth. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. https://doi-org./10.1007/s10567-020-00329-x. Click here.

Craig, S. G., Sierra Hernandez, C., Moretti, M. M., & Pepler, D. J. (2020). The mediational effect of affect dysregulation on the association between attachment to parents and oppositional defiant disorder symptoms in adolescents. Child psychiatry and Human Development, 10.1007/s10578-020-01059-5.

Barone, L., Carone, N., Costantino, A., Genschow, J., Merelli, S., Milone, A., Polidori, L., Ruglioni, L., & Moretti, M. (2020). Training parents to adolescents’ challenges: The CONNECT parent program. Quaderni di Psicoterapia Cognitiva, 46, 31–46. Click here.

Moretti, M. M., O’Donnell, K. A., & Kelly, V. (2020). Connect: An Attachment Based and Trauma Informed Program for Foster Parents of Teens. Child Welfare, Special Issue: Twenty Years after the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 (“Chafee”): What We Know Now About Meeting the Needs of Teens and Young Adults, 97(5), 159-178.


Sierra, C. H., & Moretti, M. M. (Sept 24, 2019). Adolescence attachment. In S. Hupp, J. Jewel (Eds.), T. L. Shek, & J. T. Y. Leung. Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. Wiley-Blackwell.wh

Moretti, M. M., Pasalich, D. S., O’Donnell, K. A. (in press from April 2019). El desafío de la adolescencia desde una perspectiva de apego. In Marrone, M. & Wolfberg, E. (Eds.), Apego y parentalidad.

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. PMID:31419602

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. Click here

Ozturk, Y., Moretti, M., & Barone, L. (2019). Addressing parental stress and adolescents’ behavioral problems through an attachment-based program: An intervention study. International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy, 19(1), 89-100. Click here.

Craig, S.G., & Moretti, M.M. (2019) Profiles of Primary and Secondary Callous-Unemotional Features in Youth: The Role of Emotion Regulation. Development and Psychopathology. 31, 1489-1500.


Hunt, S., Moretti, M. M., Booth, C., Reyda, N. (2018). Creating evidence based change through a trauma informed lens: Translating principles into practice. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS), 9(1), 54-68. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Pasalich, D. S., O’Donnell, K. A., (2017). Connect: An attachment based program for parents and teens. In H. Steele & M. Steele. (Eds), Handbook of Attachment-Based Interventions (First Ed.). New York, NY, USA: Guilford Publications.

Gardiner, E., Iarocci, G., Moretti, M. M. (2017). Integrative care for adolescents with dual diagnosis: Considering trauma and attachment within an innovative model for clinical practice. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(4), 321-344. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Odgers, C., Repucci, N. D. (2015). Serious conduct problems among girls at risk. In R. Corrado, A. Leschied, P. Lussier & J. Whatley (Eds.), Serious and violent young offenders and youth justice: A Canadian perspective. SFU Press.

Moretti, M.M., Obsuth, I., Craig, S.G., & Bartolo, T. (2015). An attachment-based intervention for parents of adolescents at risk: Mechanisms of change. Attachment and Human Development, 18, 1-17. doi10.1080/14616734.2015.1006383. Click here

Nicholls, T. L., Greaves, C., Greig, D. & Moretti, M. M. (2015). Gender differences in aggression. Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science (2nd ed.), doi: 10.1002/9780470061589.fsa223. Click here

Tsang, S., Schmidt, K. M., Vincent, G. M., Salekin, R. T., Moretti, M. M., & Odgers, C. L. (2015). Assessing psychopathy among justice involved adolescents with the PCL: YV: An item response theory examination across gender. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 6, 22–31. Click here


Chauhan, P., Ragbeer, S.N., Burnette, M. L., Oudekerk, B., Reppucci, N. D., & Moretti, M. M. (2014). Comparing the Youth Psychopathic Traits Inventory (YPI) and the Psychopathy Checklist–Youth Version (PCL-YV) among offending girls. Assessment, 21(2), 181-194. doi:10.1177/1073191112460271. Click here

Moretti, M.M., Bartolo, T., Odgers, C., Slaney, K., & Craig, S. (2014). Gender and the transmission of risk: A prospective study of adolescent girls exposed to maternal versus paternal interparental violence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24(1), 80-92. Click here


Moretti, M.M., & Craig, S. (2013). Maternal versus paternal physical and emotional abuse, affect regulation and risk for depression from adolescence to early adulthood. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37(1), 4-13. Click here

Larstone, R., & Moretti, M.M. (2013). Reaching parents of teens at risk through an attachment based intervention: The Connect Program. In K.H. Brisch & R. Schmid (Eds.), Attachment and adolescence. Munich, Germany: Universität München.

Moretti, M. M., & Obsuth, I. (2013). Reducing risk of adolescent aggression and violence: A brief attachment focused treatment program for parents and caregivers. In D. J. Pepler & B. Ferguson (Eds.), A Focus on Relationships: Understanding and Addressing Girls’ Aggressive Behaviour Problems. Kitchener ON: Wilfred Laurier Press. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Obsuth, I., Mayseless, O., & Scharf, M. (2012). Shifting internal parent-child representations among caregivers of teens with serious behaviour problems: An attachment-based approach. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 5, 191-204. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Odgers, C., Reppucci, N. D., & Catherine, N. L. (2011). Serious conduct problems among girls at risk: Translating research into intervention.International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies2(1/2), 142-161. Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Obsuth, I. (2011). Attachment and aggression: From paradox to principles of intervention to reduce risk of violence in teens. In M. Kerr, H. Stattin, R. Engels, G. Overbeek & A. Andershed (Eds.). Understanding girls’ problem behaviour: How girls’ delinquency develops in the context of maturity and health, co-occurring problems, and relationships. (pp.187-207). New York: Wiley. Click here


Lee, Z., Penney, S., Odgers, C., & Moretti, M. M. (2010). Challenges in the assessment of aggression in high-risk youth: Testing the fit of the Form-Function Aggression Measure. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 9, 259-270. Click here

Odgers, C., Moretti, M. M., & Reppucci, D. (2010). A review of findings from the Gender and Aggression Project: Informing juvenile justice policy and practice though gender-sensitive research. Court Review: The Journal of the American Judges Association. Special Issue on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, 46(1-2), 6-10. Click here

Bartolo, T., Peled, M., & Moretti, M.M. (2010). Social-cognitive processes related to risk for aggression in adolescents. Court Review: The Journal of the American Judges Association. Special Issue on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, 46(1-2), 44-52. Click here

Moretti, M., Jackson, M., & Obsuth, I. (2010). Translating Research into Intervention: Lessons Learned and New Directions. Court Review: The Journal of the American Judges Association. Special Issue on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, 46(1-2), 58-63. Click here

Obsuth, I., Watson, G. K., & Moretti, M. M. (2010). Substance Dependence Disorders and Patterns of Psychiatric Comorbidity among At Risk Teens: Implications for Social Policy and Intervention. Court Review: The Journal of the American Judges Association. Special Issue on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, 46 (1-2), 24-30. Click here

Penney, S., & Moretti, M. M. (2010). The roles of affect dysregulation and deficient affect in youth violence. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 37(6), 709-731.Click here

Penney, S. R., Lee, Z., Moretti, M. M. (2010). Gender differences in risk factors for violence: An examination of the predictive validity of the Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth. Aggressive Behavior, 36(6), 390-404. Click here

Peled, M., & Moretti, M. M. (2010). Ruminating on rumination: Are rumination on anger and sadness differentially related to aggression and depressed mood? Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioural Assessment, 32(1), 108-117.Click here


Lee, Z., Klaver, J., Hart, S., Moretti, M., & Douglas, K. (2009). short-term stability of psychopathic traits in adolescent offenders. Journal of Clinical Child &Adolescent Psychology, 38(5), 595-605. Click here

Moretti, M., & Obsuth, I. (2009). Effectiveness of an attachment-focused manualized intervention for parents of teens at risk for aggressive behaviour: The Connect Program. Journal of Adolescence, 32(6), 1347-1357.Click here

Obsuth, I., & Moretti, M. M., & (2009). Child behavior checklist. In Weiner, I. B., & Craighead, E. W. (Eds.) Corsini’s Encyclopedia of Psychology. Fourth Edition. New York: Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Nicholls, T. L., Greaves, C., & Moretti, M. M. (2009). Female perpetrated aggression. In A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens (Eds.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science. Sussex, UK: Wiley.


Moretti, M.M., Obsuth, I., Penney, S., & Odgers, C. (2008). Female perpetrators of violence:
Teen girls. In Renzetti, C.M., & Edleson, J.L. (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal
 Violence (Vols. 1-3). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference.

Penney, S. R., Moretti, M. M., & DaSilva, K. S. (2008). Structural validity of the MACI psychopathy and narcissism scales: Evidence of multidimensionality and implications for use in research and screening. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37(2), 422-433. Click here


Odgers, C., Moretti, M. M., Burnette, M., Chauhan, P., Waite, D., & Repucci, D. (2007). A latent variable modeling approach to identifying subtypes of serious and violent female offenders. Aggressive Behavior, 33(4), 339-352. Click here

Peled, M., & Moretti, M. M. (2007). Rumination on anger and sadness in adolescence: Fueling of fury and deepening of despair. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 66-75. Click here

Penney, S., & Moretti, M. M. (2007). The relation of psychopathy to concurrent aggression and antisocial behavior in high-risk adolescent girls and boys.Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 25, 21-41. Click here


Moretti, M. M., & Odgers, C. (2006). Preface: Sex differences in the functions and precursors of adolescent aggression. Aggressive Behavior, 32(4), 373-375. Click here

Moretti, M. M., Obsuth, I., Odgers, C., & Reebye, P. (2006). Exposure to maternal versus paternal partner violence, PTSD and aggression in adolescent girls and boys. Aggressive Behavior, 32(4), 385-395. Click here

Obsuth, I., Moretti, M. M., Holland, R., Braber, C., & Cross, S. (2006). Conduct Disorder: New directions in promoting effective parenting and strengthening parent -adolescent relationships. Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 15(1), 6-15. Click here

Moretti, M. M., Penney, S., Obsuth, I., & Odgers, C. (2006). Family lessons in attachment and aggression: The impact of interparental violence on adolescent adjustment. In J. Hamel & T. Nicholls (Eds.). Family Therapy for Domestic Violence: A Practitioner’s Guide to Gender
-Inclusive Research and Treatment. (pp. 191-214). NY: Springer.

Reebye, P., & Moretti, M. M. (2006). New perspectives on intervention for conduct disorder. Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 15(1), 1-2. Click here

Moretti, M. M., Leadbeater, B., & Marshall, A. (2006). Stepping into community-based research: Preparing students to meet new ethical and professional challenges (pp. 232-247). In B. Leadbeater, E, Banister, C. Benoit, M. Jansson, A, Marshall & T.Riecken (Eds.). Ethical Issues in Community-Based Research with Children and Youth. University of Toronto Press.


Odgers, C., Reppucci, N. D., & Moretti, M. M. (2005). Nipping psychopathy in the bud: An examination of the convergent, predictive and theoretical utility of the PCL-YV among adolescent girls. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 23, 1-21. Click here

Boldero, J. M., Moretti, M. M., Bell, R. C., & Francis, J. J. (2005). Self-discrepancies and negative affect: A primer of when to look for specificity and how to find it. Australian Journal of Psychology, 57(3), 139-147. Click here

Carr, G., Moretti, M. M., & Cue, B. (2005). Evaluating parenting capacity: Validity problems with the MMPI, PAI, CAPI and ratings of child adjustment.Professional Psychology: Theory and Practice, 36, 188-196. Click here

Odgers, C., Moretti, M. M. & Reppucci, N. D. (2005). Examining the science and practice of violence risk assessment with female adolescents. Law & Human Behavior, 29, 7-27. Click here

Penney, S., & Moretti, M. M. (2005). The transfer of juveniles to adult court in Canada and the United States: Confused agendas and compromised assessment procedures. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 4, 19-37Click here

Moretti, M. M., Catchpole, R., & Odgers, C. (2005). The dark side of girlhood: Recent trends, risk factors and trajectories to aggression and violence.Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14, 32-38. Click here

Reebye, P., & Moretti, M. M. (2005). Perspectives on childhood and adolescent aggression. Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14(1). Click here

Odgers, C., Burnette, M. L., Chauhan, P., Moretti, M. M., & Repucci, D. (2005). Misdiagnosing the problem: Mental health profiles of incarcerated juveniles.Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14(1), 39-44. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Holland, R., Moore, K., & McKay, S. (2004). An attachment based parenting program for caregivers of severely conduct disordered adolescents: Preliminary findings. Journal of Child and Youth Care Work. Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Peled, M. (2004). Adolescent-parent attachment: Bonds that support healthy development. Pediatrics & Child Health, 9(8), 551-555.Click here

Moretti, M. M., Odgers, C., & Jackson, M. (2004). Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention principles. New York: Kluwer-Plenum.

Moretti, M. M., Odgers, C. L., & Jackson, M. A. (2004). Girls and aggression: A point of departure. In M. Moretti, C. Odgers, & M. Jackson (Eds.), Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention principles. Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention principles (pp. 1-5). New York: Kluwer-Plenum. Click here

Moretti, M. M., DaSilva, K., & Holland, R. (2004). Aggression and violence from an attachment perspective: Gender issues and therapeutic implications. In M. Moretti, C. Odgers, & M. A. Jackson (Eds.) Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention principles. (pp. 41-57) New York: Kluwer-Plenum.  Click here


Moretti, M. M. & Holland, R. (2003). The journey of adolescence: Transitions in self within the context of attachment relationships (pp. 234-257). In S. Johnson & V. Whiffen (Eds.), Attachment Processes in Couple and Family Therapy, Guildford: New York.


Moretti, M. M., Holland, R., & Moore, K. (2002). Youth at risk: Systemic intervention from an attachment perspective (pp. 233-252). In M. V. Hayes and L. T. Foster (Eds), Too small to see, too big to ignore. Victoria: Western Geographic Series, University of Victoria.

Bartholomew, K., & Moretti, M. M. (2002). The dynamics of measuring attachment. Attachment and Human Development, 4, 162-165. Click here

Odgers, C., & Moretti, M. M. (2002). Aggressive and antisocial girls: Research update and challenges. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 1, 103-119. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Holland, R., & McKay, S. (2001). Self-other representations and relational and overt aggression in adolescent girls and boys. Behavioral Sciences and Law, 19, 109-126. Click here

Moretti, M. M, & Odgers, C. (2001). Aggressive and violent girls: Prevalence, profiles and contributing factors (pp. 116-129). In R.Corrado, R. Roesch & S. Hart (Eds.) Multi-Problem and Violent Youth: A Foundation for Comparative Research. Amsterdam: IOS Press.


Reebye, P., Moretti, M. M., & Wiebe, V. (2000). Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in adolescents with conduct disorder: Gender differences and onset Patterns, Journal of Canadian Psychiatry, 45, 746-751. Click here

Reebye, P., & Moretti, M. M. (2000). Infants and toddlers before the court. Infant Mental Health Journal, 21, 4-5.


Hymel, S., & Moretti, M. M., (1999). Introduction to new directions in theory and research of the developing self. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 45, 433-542. Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Wiebe, V. (1999). Self-discrepancy in adolescence: Own versus parental standpoints on the self. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 45, 624-649. Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Higgins, E. T. (1999). Own versus other standpoints in self-regulation: Developmental antecedents and functional consequences. Review of General Psychology, 3, 188-223. Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Higgins, E. T. (1999). Internal representations of others in self-regulation: A new look at a classic issue. Social Cognition, 17, 186-208. Click here


Lessard, J. C., & Moretti, M. M. (1998). Suicidal ideation in an adolescent clinical sample: Attachment patterns and clinical implications. Journal of Adolescence, 21, 383-395. Click here

Moore, K., Moretti, M. M., & Holland, R. (1998). A new perspective on youth care programs: Using attachment theory to guide interventions with troubled youth. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 15, 1-24. Click here

Fairbrother, N. & Moretti, M. M. (1998). Sociotropy, Autonomy, and Self-Discrepancy: Status in Depressed, Remitted Depressed, and Control Participants.Cognitive Therapy & Research, 22, 279-296. Click here

Moretti, M. M., Rein, A. S., & Wiebe, V. (1998). Relational self-regulation: Gender differences in risk for dysphoria. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 30, 243-252. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Emmrys, C., Grizenko, N. et al. (1997). The treatment of conduct disorder: Perspectives from across Canada. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 42, 637-648. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Charlton, S., & Taylor, S. (1996). The effects of hemispheric asymmetries and depression on the perception of emotion. Brain & Cognition, 32, 67-92. Click here

Moretti, M. M., Segal, Z., McCann, C. D., Shaw, B. F., Miller D. T., Vella, D. (1996). Self-referent versus other-referent information processing in dysphoric, clinically depressed and remitted depressed individuals. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 68-80. Click here


Reebye, P., Moretti, M. M., & Lessard, J. (1995). Conduct disorder and substance use disorder: Comorbidity in a clinical sample of preadolescents and adolescents. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 40, 313-319.

Higgins, E. T., Loeb, I. & Moretti, M. M. (1995). Self-discrepancies and developmental shifts in vulnerability: Life transitions in the regulatory significance of others. In D. Cicchetti & S. Toth (Eds.), Rochester Symposium on Developmental Psychopathology. Rochester, NY: Rochester University Press. Click here


Moretti, M. M., Holland, R. & Peterson, S. (1994). Long term outcome of an attachment-based program for conduct disorder. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 39, 360-370. Click here


Holland, R., Moretti, M. M., Verlaan, V. & Peterson, S. (1993). Attachment and conduct disorder: The Response Program. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 38, 420-431. Click here

Holland, R., & Moretti, M. M. (1993). Attachment and conduct disorder. Bulletin of the Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry, 2, 78-79.

Holland, R., Moretti, M. M., Verlaan, V. & Peterson, S. (1993). A treatment strategy for youth with conduct disorder. Youth Update, 11, 2. Click here


Moretti, M. M. (1992). Integrating psychodynamic and cognitive selves. Psychological Inquiry, 3, 47-50. Click here


Moretti, M. M. (1991). The law of cognitive structure activation: New directions in understanding depression and psychotherapy. Psychological Inquiry, 2, 196-199. Click here


Moretti, M. M., & Higgins, E.T. (1990). Relating self-discrepancy to self-esteem: The contributions of “discrepancy” beyond global self-esteem. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 26, 108-123.

Moretti, M. M., Feldman, L., & Shaw, B.F. (1990). Cognitive therapy: Current practice and future directions. In R. A. Wells & V. J. Giannetti (Eds.), The Comprehensive Handbook of the Brief Psychotherapies. New York: Plenum Press. Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Higgins, E. T. (1990). The development of self-system vulnerabilities: Social and cognitive factors in developmental psychopathology. In R.J. Sternberg and J. Kolligian, Jr. (Eds.), Competence Considered. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.  Click here

Moretti, M. M., & Higgins, E. T., & Feldman, L. A. (1990). The self-system in depression: Conceptualization and treatment. In C. D. McCann & N. S. Endler (Eds.), New Directions in Depression Research, Theory and Practice. Toronto: Wall & Thompson. Click here


Moretti, M. M., & Meichenbaum, D. (1989). An analysis of sex differences in depression: The search continues. Canadian Psychology, 30, 54-56Click here

Charlton, S., Bakan, P., & Moretti, M. M. (1989). Conjugate lateral eye movements: A second look. International Journal of Neuroscience, 48, 1-18.

Moretti, M. M., & Shaw, B. F. (1989). Automatic and dysfunctional cognitive processes in depression. In J. S. Uleman and J. A. Bargh (Eds.), Unintended Thought: The limits of awareness, intention and control. New York: Guilford Press.


Higgins, E. T. & Moretti, M. M. (1988). Standard utilization and the social evaluative process: Vulnerability to types of aberrant beliefs. In T. F. Oltmanns & B. A. Maher (Eds.), Delusional Beliefs. New York: Wiley & Sons. Click here

Miller, D. T. & Moretti, M. M. (1988). The causal attributions of depressives: Self-serving or self-disserving? In L. B. Alloy (Ed.), Cognitive Processes in Depression. New York: Guilford Press. Click here


Marriage, K., Fine, S., Moretti, M. M., & Haley, G. (1986). Relationship between depression and conduct disorder in children and adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 26, 687-691. Click here


Fine, S., Moretti, M. M., Haley, G., & Marriage, K. (1985). Affective disorders in children and adolescents: The dysthymic dilemma. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 30, 173-177.

Haley, G., Fine, S., Marriage, K., Moretti, M. M., & Freeman, R. (1985). Cognitive bias in psychiatrically disturbed children and adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 53, 535-537. Click here

Moretti, M. M., Fine, S., Haley, G., & Marriage, K. (1985). Childhood and adolescent depression: Self-report versus parent-report. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 24, 298-302. Click here


Fine, S., Moretti, M. M., Haley, G., & Marriage, K. (1984). Depressive disorders in children and adolescents: Dysthymic disorder and the use of self-rating scales in assessment. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 4, 223-229. Click here