Articles

2018

Danneel, S., Maes, M., Vanhalst, J., Bijttebier, P., & Goossens, L. (2018). Developmental change in loneliness and attitudes toward aloneness in adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47, 148-161. doi:10.1007/s10964-017-0685-5

2017

Goossens, L., & Maes, M. (2017). Loneliness and Aloneness Scale for Children and Adolescents (LACA). In V. Zeigler-Hill and T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY, US: Springer. Accepted for publication.

Goossens, L., Maes, M., Danneel, S., Vanhalst, J., & Nelemans, S. A. (2017). Differential Loneliness Scale (DLS). In V. Zeigler-Hill and T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY, US: Springer. Accepted for publication.

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., Fustolo-Gunnink, S., Rassart, J., Luyckx, K., & Goossens, L. (2017). Loneliness in children and adolescents with chronic physical conditions: A meta-analysis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 42, 622-635.  doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsx046

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., Vanhalst, J., Beyers, W., & Goossens, L. (2017). The Children’s Loneliness Scale: Factor structure and construct validity in Belgian children. Assessment, 24, 244-251. doi:10.1177/1073191115605177

Maes, M., Vanhalst, J., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2017). Intimate and relational loneliness in adolescence. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26, 2059-2069. doi:10.1007/s10826-017-0722-8

Majorano, M., Brondino, M., Morelli, M., & Maes, M. (2017). Quality of relationship with parents and emotional autonomy as predictors of self concept and loneliness in adolescents with learning disabilities: The moderating role of the relationship with teachers. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26, 690-700. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0591-6

2016

Maes, M., Vanhalst, J., Spithoven, A. W. M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2016). Loneliness and attitudes toward aloneness in adolescence: A person-centered approach. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 547-567. doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0354-5

Maes, M., Wang, J. M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2016). Loneliness and attitudes toward being alone in Belgian and Chinese Adolescents: Examining measurement invariance. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 1408-1415. doi:10.1007/s10826-015-0336-y

Qualter, P., Maes, M., & Nowland, R. (2016). Loneliness. In B. Carducci (Ed.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences: Volume II. Chichester, UK: Wiley. Accepted for publication.

2015

Goossens, L., Van Roekel, E., Verhagen, M., Cacioppo, J. T.,  Cacioppo, S., Maes, M., & Boomsma, D. I. (2015). The genetics of loneliness: Linking evolutionary theory to genome-wide genetics, epigenetics, and social science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 213-226. doi:10.1177/1745691614564878

Maes, M., Klimstra, T., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2015). Factor structure and measurement invariance of a multidimensional loneliness scale: Comparisons across gender and age. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 1829-1837. doi:10.1007/s10826-014-9986-4

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2015). A reliability generalization study for a multidimensional loneliness scale: The Loneliness and Aloneness Scale for Children and Adolescents. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 31, 294-301. doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000237

Qualter, P., Vanhalst J., Harris R., Van Roekel E., Lodder G., Bangee M., . . . Verhagen M. (2015). Loneliness across the life span. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 250-264. doi:10.1177/1745691615568999

Stevens, G. W. J. M., Walsh, S. D., Huijts, T., Maes, M., Madsen, K. R., Cavallo, F., & Molcho, M. (2015). An internationally comparative study of immigration and adolescent emotional and behavioral problems: Effects of generation and gender. Journal of Adolescent Health, 57, 587-594. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.07.001

2014

Maes, M., Stevens, G. W. J. M., & Verkuyten, M. (2014). Perceived ethnic discrimination and problem behaviors in Muslim immigrant early adolescents: Moderating effects of ethnic, religious, and national group identification. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34, 940-966. doi:10.1177/0272431613514629