(* denotes graduate student authors)

Peer Reviewed Articles 

Wu, Q.*, Hooper, E. G.*, Feng, X., Gerhardt, M. L.*, & Ku, S.* (in press). Mothers’ depressive symptoms and responses to preschoolers’ emotions: Moderation by child expression. Manuscript submitted to Journal of Applied Developmental PsychologyPDF

Hooper, E. G.*, Wu, Q.*, Ku, S.*, Gerhardt, M. L.*, & Feng, X. (in press). Maternal emotion socialization and child outcomes among African Americans and European Americans. Journal of Child and Family Studies. PDF

Wu, Q.*, Harwood, R. L., & Feng, X. (in press). Family socioeconomic status and maternal depressive symptoms: Mediation through household food insecurity across five years. Social Science and MedicinePDF

Yan, J.*, Feng, X., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (in press). Longitudinal associations between parent-child relationships in middle childhood and child-perceived loneliness. Journal of Family PsychologyPDF

Yan, J.*, Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Feng, X. (in press). Associations of mother-child and father-child relationships in middle childhood and with child adjustment. Development and PsychopathologyPDF

Feng, X., Hooper, E.*, & Jia, R. (2017). From compliance to self-regulation: Development during early childhood. Social Development, 26, 981-995. doi: 10.1111/sode.12245

Wu, Q.*, Feng, X., Hooper, E.*, & Ku, S.* (2017). Maternal emotion socialization, depressive symptoms and child emotion regulation: Child emotionality as a moderator. Infant and Child Development, 26. doi: 10.1002/icd.1979 PDF

Hooper, E.*, Feng, X., Christian, L., & Slesnick, N. (2015). Emotion expression, depressive symptoms, and stress: Maternal profiles related to child outcomes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43, 1319-1331. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-0019-6 PDF

Feng, X., Harkness, S., Super, C. M., & Jia, R.* (2014). Shyness and adaptation to school in a Chinese community. Infant and Child Development, 23, 662-671. doi: 10.1002/icd.1851 PDF

Harwood, R., Feng, X., & Yu, S. (2013). Preadoption adversity and health outcomes among international, foster, and private domestic adoptees in the United States. Journal of Family Psychology, 27(3), 409-420. PDF

Yoo, H.*, Feng, X., & Day, R. (2013). Adolescents’ empathy and prosocial behavior in the family context: A longitudinal study. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(12), 1858-1872. PDF

Feng, X., Forbes, E. E., Kovacs, M., George, C. J., Lopez-Duran, N. L., Fox, N. A., & Cohn, J. F. (2012). Children’s depressive symptoms in relation to EEG frontal asymmetry and maternal depression. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40(2), 265-276. PDF

Hipwell, A., Stepp, S., Feng, X., Burke, J., Battista, D., Loeber, R., & Keenan, K. (2011). Impact of oppositional defiant disorder dimensions on the temporal ordering of conduct problems and depression in girls across childhood and adolescence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52(10). 1099-1108. PDF

Feng, X., Shaw, D. S., & Moilanen, K. L. (2011). Parental negative control moderates the shyness–emotion regulation pathway to school-age internalizing symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 425-436. PDF

Keenan, K., Hipwell, A. E., Feng, X., Rischall, M., Henneberger, A., & Klostermann, S. (2010). Lack of assertion, peer victimization and risk for depression in girls: Testing a diathesis-stress model. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47(5), 526-528PDF

Feng, X., Keenan, K., Hipwell, A. E., Henneberger, A. K., Rischall, M. S., Butch, J., Coyne, C., Boeldt, D., Hinze, A., & Babinski, D. (2009). Longitudinal associations between emotion regulation and depression in preadolescent girls: Moderation by the caregiving environment. Developmental Psychology, 45, 798-808. PDF

Keenan, K., Feng, X., Hipwell, A. E., & Klostermann, S. (2009). Depression begets depression: Comparing the predictive utility of depression and anxiety symptoms to later depression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 1167-1175. PDF

Feng, X., Shaw, D. S., Kovacs, M. K., Lane, T., O’Rourke, F. E., & Alarcon, J. H. (2008). Emotion regulation in preschoolers: The roles of behavioral inhibition, maternal affective behavior, and maternal depression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49, 132-141. PDF

Feng, X., Shaw, D. S., & Silk, J. S. (2008). Developmental trajectory of anxiety symptoms among boys during early and middle childhood. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 32-47. PDF

Forbes, E. E., Shaw, D. S., Silk, J. S., Feng, X., Cohn, J. F., Fox, N. A., & Kovacs, M. (2008). Children’s affect expression and frontal EEG asymmetry: Transactional associations with mothers’ depressive symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 207-221. PDF

Keenan, K., Hipwell, A. E., Feng, X., Babinski, D., Hinze, A., Rischall, M., & Henneberger, A. (2008). Subthreshold symptoms of depression in preadolescent girls are stable and predictive of depressive disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47, 1433-1442. PDF

Feng, X., Shaw, D. S., Skuban, E. M., & Lane, T. (2007). Emotional exchange in mother-child dyads: Stability, mutual influence, and the association with maternal depression and child problem behaviors. Journal of Family Psychology, 21, 714-725. PDF

Book Chapters

Keenan, K., Feng, X., Hipwell, A. E., Hinze A. E., Babinski, D.E., Loeber, R., & Stouthamer-Lober, M. (2011). Developmental comorbidity of depression and conduct problems in girls. In M. Kerr, H. Stattin, & R. C. M. E. Engels, G. Overbeek, & A-K Andershed (Eds.), Understanding girls’ problem behaviors (pp. 117-137). New York: John Wiley. PDF