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  1. Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Schmalenberger, K.M., Owens, S., Peters, J.R., Dawson, D.N., Girdler, S. (in press). Perimenstrual symptom exacerbation in borderline personality disorder: Evidence from multi-level models and the Carolina Premenstrual Assessment Scoring System. Psychological Medicine.
  2. Peters, J.R., Mereish, E.H, Solomon, J.B., Spirito, A.S., & Yen, S. (in press). Suicide ideation in adolescents following inpatient hospitalization: Examination of intensity and lability over 6 months. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
  3. Mereish, E.H., Peters, J.R., & Yen, S. (in press). Minority stress and relational mechanisms of suicide among sexual minorities: subgroup differences in the associations between heterosexist victimization, shame, rejection sensitivity, and suicide risk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
  4. Peters, J.R., Chester, D.S., Walsh, E.C., DeWall, C.N., & Baer, R.A. (2018). The rewarding nature of provocation-focused rumination in women with borderline personality disorder: A preliminary fMRI investigation. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 5(1), 1-12.
  5. Dawson, D.N, Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Paulson, J., Peters, J.R., Rubinow, D.R., & Girdler, S.S. (2018). Emotion-related impulsivity and rumination predict the premenstrual severity and trajectory of symptoms in women with menstrually related mood disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology.
  6. Peters, J.R., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Upton, B.T., *Talavera, N.A., *Folsom, J.J., & Baer, R.A. (2017). Characteristics of repetitive thought associated with borderline personality features: A multimodal investigation of ruminative content and style. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.
  7. Dixon-Gordon, K.L., Peters, J.R., Fertuck, E.A., & Yen, S. (2017). Emotional processes in borderline personality disorder: An update for clinical practice. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.
  8. Peters, J.R., Derefinko, K.J., & Lynam, D.R. (2017). Negative urgency accounts for the association between borderline personality features and intimate partner violence in young men. Journal of Personality Disorders, 31(1), 16-25.
  9. Derefinko, K.J., Charnigo, R., Peters, J.R., Adams, Z.W., Milich, R., & Lynam, D.R. (2016). Substance use trajectories from early adolescence through the transition to college. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77(6), 924-935.
  10. Peters, J.R. & Geiger, P.J. (2016). Borderline personality disorder and self-conscious affect: Too much shame but not enough guilt? Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 7(3), 303-308.
  11. Chester, D.S., DeWall, C.N., Derefinko, K.J., Estus, S., Lynam, D.R., Peters, J.R., & Jiang, Y. (2016). Looking for reward in all the wrong places: Dopamine receptor gene polymorphisms indirectly affect aggression through sensation-seeking. Social Neuroscience, 11(5), 487-494.
  12. Derefinko, K.J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Peters, J.R., Roberts, W., Walsh, E.C., Milich, R., & Lynam, D.R. (2016). Physiological response to reward and extinction predicts alcohol, marijuana, and cigarette use two years later. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 163(S1), S29-S36.
  13. Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Peters, J.R., Pond, R.S., Jr., & DeWall, C.N. (2016). Both state and trait mindfulness predict lower aggression via anger rumination: A multi-level analysis. Mindfulness, 7(3), 713-726.
  14. Smart, L.M., Peters, J.R., & Baer, R.A. (2016). Development and validation of a measure of self-critical rumination. Assessment, 23(3), 321-332.
  15. Geiger, P.J., Boggero, I.A., Brake, C.A., Caldera, C.A., Combs, H.L., Peters, J.R., & Baer, R.A. (2016). Mindfulness-based interventions for older adults: A review of the effects on physical and emotional wellbeing. Mindfulness, 7(2), 296-307.
  16. Peters, J.R., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., & Smart, L.M. (2016). Dispositional mindfulness and rejection sensitivity: The critical role of nonjudgment. Personality and Individual Differences, 93, 125-129.
  17. Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Peters, J.R., Chamberlain, K.D., & Rodriguez, M.A. (2016). Weekly fluctuations in nonjudging predict borderline personality feature expression in women. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavior Assessment, 38(1), 149-157.
  18. Geiger, P.J., Peters, J.R., & Baer, R.A. (2015). Cognitive distortions under cognitive load mediate the relationship between borderline personality feature severity and goal-interfering emotion dysregulation. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 6(4), 389-397.
  19. Peters, J.R., Smart, L.M., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Geiger, P.J., Smith, G.T., & Baer, R.A. (2015). Anger rumination as a mediator of the relationship between mindfulness and aggression: The utility of a multidimensional mindfulness model. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71(9), 871-884.
  20. Lee, D.C., Peters, J.R., Adams, Z.W., Lynam, D.R., & Milich, R. (2015). Specific dimensions of impulsivity are differentially associated with daily and non-daily cigarette smoking status in young adults. Addictive Behaviors, 46, 82-85.
  21. Chester, D.S., DeWall, C.N., Derefinko, K.J., Estus, S., Peters, J.R., Lynam, D.R., & Jiang, Y. (2015). Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) genotype predicts greater aggression through impulsive reactivity to negative affect. Behavioural Brain Research, 283, 97-101.
  22. Peters, J.R., Smart, L.M., & Baer, R.A. (2015). Dysfunctional responses to emotion account for relationships between rejection sensitivity and borderline personality features. Journal of Personality Disorders, 29(2), 231-240.
  23. Derefinko, K.J., Peters, J.R., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Walsh, E.C., Adams, Z.W., & Lynam, D.R. (2014). Relations between trait impulsivity, behavioral disinhibition, arousal, and risky sexual behavior among young men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(6), 1149-1158.
  24. Peters, J.R., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Pond, R.S., Jr., & DeWall, C.N. (2014). The downside of being sexually restricted: The effect of sociosexual orientation on relationships between jealousy, rejection, and anger. Journal of Research in Personality, 51, 18-22.
  25. Roberts, W., Peters, J.R., Adams, Z.W., Lynam, D.R., & Milich, R. (2014). Identifying the facets of impulsivity that explain the relation between ADHD symptoms and substance use in a nonclinical sample. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 1272-1277.
  26. Geiger, P.J., Peters, J.R., & Baer, R.A. (2014). Using a measure of cognitive distortion to assess the relationship between thought suppression and borderline personality features: A multi-method investigation. Personality and Individual Differences, 59, 54-59.
  27. Peters, J.R., Geiger, P.J., Smart, L.M., & Baer, R.A. (2014). Shame and borderline personality features: The potential mediating roles of anger and anger rumination. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research & Treatment, 5, 1-9.
  28. Peters, J.R., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Upton, B.T., & Baer, R.A. (2013). Nonjudgment as a moderator of the relationship between present-centered awareness and borderline features: Synergistic interactions in mindfulness assessment. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 24-28.
  29. Geiger, P.J., Peters, J.R., Sauer, S.E., & Baer, R.A. (2013). Relationships between cognitive content, cognitive processes, and borderline personality features. Journal of Personality Disorders, 27, 457-464.
  30. Peters, J.R., Upton, B.T., & Baer, R.A. (2013). Relationships between facets of impulsivity and borderline personality features. Journal of Personality Disorders, 27, 547-552.
  31. Baer, R.A, Peters, J.R., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Geiger, P.J., & Sauer, S.E. (2012). Emotion-related cognitive processes in borderline personality disorder: A review of the empirical literature. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 359-369.
  32. Baer, R.A., Lykins, E.L.B., & Peters, J.R. (2012). Mindfulness and self-compassion as predictors of psychological wellbeing in long-term meditators and matched non-meditators. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7, 230-238.
  33. Peters, J.R., Erisman, S.M., Upton, B.T., Baer, R.A., & Roemer, L. (2011). A preliminary investigation of the relationships between dispositional mindfulness and impulsivity. Mindfulness, 2, 228-235.
  34. Peters, J.R., Vallie, B., Difronzo, M., & Donaldson, S.T. (2007). Role of dopamine D1 receptors in novelty seeking in adult female Long-Evans rats, Brain Research Bulletin, 74, 232-236.


  1. Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Peters, J.R., & Baer, R.A. (2015). Assessment of mindfulness in clinical research. In: Ostafin, B.D., Robinson, M.D., & Meier, B.P. (Eds). Handbook of Mindfulness and Self-Regulation. New York, NY: Springer.
  2. Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., Peters, J.R., & Baer, R.A. (2013). Using mindfulness effectively in clinical practice: Two case studies. In: Wedding, D. & Corsini, R. J. (Eds.) Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 7th Edition. Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.
  3. Baer, R.A. & Peters, J.R. (2011) Assessment of acceptance and mindfulness in behavioral medicine. In: McCracken, L. M. (Ed.), Mindfulness and Acceptance in Behavioral Medicine: Current Theory and Practice. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.