Presentations

2018

Maes, M., Nelemans, S. A., Danneel, S., Fernández-Castilla, B., Van den Noortgate, W., Goossens, L., & Vanhalst, J. (2018, September). Loneliness and social anxiety symptoms in adolescence: A meta-analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal associations. In S. Schulz (Chair), Meta-analytic approaches to social relationships and interactions in adolescence. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Ghent, Belgium.

2017

Maes, M., Nelemans, S. A., Danneel, S., Castilla, B. F., Van den Noortgate, W., Goossens, L., & Vanhalst, J. (2017, August). Adolescent loneliness and social anxiety: A meta-analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal associations. In M. Maes (Chair), Risk factors and consequences of adolescent loneliness. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Developmental Psychology, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Majorano, M., Morelli, M., Maes, M., Guerzoni, L., Murri, A., & Cuda, D. (2017, August). Loneliness, emotional autonomy, and self-concept in adolescents with cochlear implants. In M. Maes (Chair), Risk factors and consequences of adolescent loneliness. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Developmental Psychology, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Danneel, S., Bijttebier, P., Maes, M., Vanhalst, J., & Goossens, L. (2017, April). Loneliness and attitudes towards aloneness in adolescence: Longitudinal measurement invariance and development over time. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, Texas.

Maes, M., & Goossens, L. (2017, April). Positive attitude toward aloneness and adolescent adjustment: An exploration of non-linear associations. In R. Coplan (Char), Positively Alone? Searching for the Benefits of Solitude in Childhood, Adolescence, and Emerging Adulthood. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, Texas.

Spithoven, A., Maes, M., Bastin, M., Danneel, S., Vanhalst, J., Bijttebier, P., & Goossens, L. (2017, April). Loneliness experienced in different contexts: Bidirectional relationships between peer-related and parent-related loneliness. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, Texas.

2016

Danneel, S., Maes, M., Vanhalst, J., Bijttebier, P., & Goossens, L. (2016, December). Loneliness and Aloneness Scale for Children and Adolescents (LACA): Longitudinal measurement invariance. Paper presented at the international meeting of the Scientific Research Network Temperamental and Cognitive Vulnerability to the Dysregulation of Affect and Behavior, Leuven, Belgium.

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., Fustolo-Gunnink, S., Rassart, J., Luyckx, K., & Goossens, L. (2016, September). Loneliness in adolescents with chronic physical conditions: A meta-analysis. In M. Maes (Chair), Socio-emotional well-being of adolescents with chronic physical or sensory disabilities. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Cádiz, Spain.

Maes,  M., Qualter, P., Vanhalst, J., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2016, July). Gender differences in loneliness across the lifespan: A meta-analysis. In M. Maes (Chair), Loneliness across the lifespan: Gender differences, social cognitions, and friendship types. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Maes, M., Vanhalst, J., Spithoven, A. W. M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2016, July). Profiles of attitudes toward aloneness and loneliness in Belgian adolescents. In J. Yu & C. H. Hart (Chairs), Understanding shyness, withdrawal and solitude across different developmental periods and cultural contexts. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2015

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., Fustolo-Gunnink, S., Rassart, J., Luyckx, K., & Goossens, L. (2015, November). Loneliness in children and adolescents with chronic physical conditions: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the VNOP ISED CAS Research Days, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Maes, M., Luyckx, K., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2015, March). Comparing measures of loneliness in early adolescence: Dyadic loneliness versus group loneliness. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2015, March). Validity of the Dutch adaptation of the Children’s Loneliness Scale (CLS): Self- and Peer-Reports. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2014

Maes, M., Klimstra, T. A., Wang, J. M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2014, September). Loneliness in adolescence: Psychometric properties of the Loneliness and Aloneness Scale for Children and Adolescents. In M. Maes (Chair), Interpersonal difficulties in adolescence: Loneliness, lacking trust beliefs, and rejection. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Izmir, Turkey.

Maes, M., Wang, J. M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2014, July). Measurement invariance among Belgian and Chinese adolescents: The Loneliness and Aloneness Scale for Children and Adolescents. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Shanghai, China.

Maes, M., Klimstra, T. A., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2014, May). Is loneliness a multidimensional construct? Factor structure and measurement invariance across gender and age groups. Poster presented at the meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Maes, M., Van den Noortgate, W., & Goossens, L. (2014, March). A multidimensional measure of loneliness: Differential reliability for adolescents and children? Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, Texas.

Stevens, G. W. J. M., Walsh, S. D., Huijts, T., Madsen, K. R., Maes, M., & Molcho, M. (2014, March). Immigration and adolescent well-being: Exploring receiving country differences. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, Texas.