Recent Publications

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Burke, J.D., *Johnston, O.G., & *Butler, E.J. (2021). The irritable and oppositional dimensions of ODD: Integral factors in the explanation of affective and behavioral psychopathology. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 30(3), 637-647.


Evans, S. C., Roberts, M. C., Keeley, J. W., Rebello, T. J., Peña, F., Lochman, J. E., Burke, J. D., Fite, P. J., Ezpeleta, L., Matthys, W., Youngstrom, E. A., Matsumoto, C., Andrews, H. F., Elena Medina, M. M., Ayuso, M. J. L., Khoury, B., Kulygina, M., Robles, R., Sharan, P., … Reed, G. M. (2020). Diagnostic classification of irritability and oppositionality in youth: A global field study comparing ICD‐11 with ICD‐10 and DSM‐5. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.


*Derella, O.J., Burke, J.D., *Romano-Verthelyi, A.M., *Butler, E.J., & *Johnston, O.G. (2020). Feasibility and acceptability of a brief cognitive-behavioral group intervention for chronic irritability in youth. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 25(4), 778-789.


Burke, J.D., & *Johnston, O.G. (2020) The bifactor S-1 model: A psychometrically sounder alternative to test the structure of ADHD and ODD? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 911-915.


*Johnston, O.G., *Derella, O.J., Gold, M.A., & Burke J.D. (2020). Preliminary validation of the parental help-seeking stage of change measure for child behavior problems. Child & Youth Care Forum, 49(2), 223-246.


*Johnston, O.G., Cruess, D.G., & Burke, J.D. (2020) Irritability and behavioral dimensions of ODD in young adults: Associations with DSM-5 pathological personality traits. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 42(3), 424-435.


*Johnston, O.G. & Burke J.D. (2020). Parental problem recognition and help-seeking for disruptive behavior disorders. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 47(1), 146-163.


*Derella, O.J., Burke, J.D., Stepp, S.D., & Hipwell, A.E. (2020). Reciprocity in undesirable parent-child behavior? Verbal aggression, corporal punishment, and girls' oppositional defiant symptoms. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 49(3), 420-433.


*Derella, O.J., *Johnston, O.G., Loeber, R., & Burke, J.D. (2019). CBT-enhanced emotion regulation as a mechanism of improvement for childhood irritability. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 48(Suppl 1), S146-S154. 


Burke, J.D., *Derella, O.J., *Johnston, O.G. (2018). Diagnostic issues in oppositional defiant disorder. In J.E. Lochman & W. Matthys (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Disruptive and Impulse-Control Disorders. Wiley-Blackwell. 


Burke, J. D. & *Romano-Verthelyi, A. (2018). Oppositional Defiant Disorder. In MM Martel (Ed.), Developmental Pathways to Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders. Amsterdam: Elsevier.


Burke, J. D. & *Romano-Verthelyi, A. (2018). Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Helping Handout for Home. In G.G. Bear & K. Minke (Eds)., Helping Handouts: Supporting Students at School and Home. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.


Burke, J. D. & *Romano-Verthelyi, A. (2018). Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Helping Handout for School. In G.G. Bear & K. Minke (Eds)., Helping Handouts: Supporting Students at School and Home. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.


Byrd, A. L., Hawes, S. W., Burke, J. D., Loeber, R., & Pardini, D. A. (2018). Boys with conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits: Neural response to reward and punishment and associations with treatment response. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience30, 51–59. 


*Johnston, O.G., *Derella, O.J., & Burke, J.D. (2018). Identification of oppositional defiant disorder in young adult college students. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 40(4), 563-572.


*Slavin-Stewart, C., Boylan, K. & Burke, J. D.  (2018). Subgroups of adolescent girls with borderline personality disorder symptoms.  Journal of Personality Disorders, 32(5), 636-653.


Waldman, I.D., Rowe, R., Boylan, K., & Burke, J.D. (2018). External validation of a bifactor model of oppositional defiant disorder. Molecular Psychiatry. Online first. 


Boylan, K., Rowe, R., Duku, E., Waldman, I., Stepp, S., Hipwell, A., & Burke, J. (2017). Longitudinal profiles of girls’ irritable, defiant and antagonistic oppositional symptoms: Evidence for group based differences in symptom severity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology45(6), 1133–1145. 


Burke, J. D.  (2017). The development of aggression and violence over the life span.  In P. Sturmey (Ed.) Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression. (pp. 1:27:1–12). Chichester: Wiley


Burke, J. D., & Loeber, R. (2017). Evidence-based interventions for oppositional defiant disorder in children and adolescents. In L. A. Theodore (Ed.), Handbook of evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents. (pp. 181–191). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.


Evans, S. C., Burke, J. D., Roberts, M. C., Fite, P. J., Lochman, J. E., de la Peña, F. R., Reed, G. M. (2017).  Irritability in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: An Integrative Review for ICD-11.  Clinical Psychology Review, 53, 29-45. 


Burke, J. D. & Loeber, R. (2016). Mechanisms of behavioral and affective treatment outcomes in a cognitive behavioral intervention for boys. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 179-189.


Burke, J.D. & Loeber, R. (2015).   The effectiveness of the Stop Now and Plan (SNAP) Program for boys at risk for violence and delinquency. Prevention Science, 16, 242-53.


Burke, J.D., Mulvey E.P. & Schubert, C.A. (2015). Prevalence of mental health problems and service use over time among first-time offenders. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 3774-3781. 



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