Aaron L Pincus

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Some comments on nomology, diagnostic process, and narcissistic personality disorder in the DSM-5 proposal for personality and personality disorders
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Personal Disord 2:41-53. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Introduction to the special series on integrating personality, psychopathology, and psychotherapy using interpersonal assessment
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 3104, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:467-70. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:421-46. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Initial construction and validation of the Pathological Narcissism Inventory
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:365-79. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The expression of achievement motives in interpersonal problems
    David E Conroy
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers 77:495-526. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Narcissism at the crossroads: phenotypic description of pathological narcissism across clinical theory, social/personality psychology, and psychiatric diagnosis
    Nicole M Cain
    The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:638-56. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Predicting unpredictability: do measures of interpersonal rigidity/flexibility and distress predict intraindividual variability in social perceptions and behavior?
    Thane M Erickson
    Department of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University, Suite 107, Seattle, WA 98119, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:893-912. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The pathoplastic relationship between interpersonal problems and fear of failure
    Aidan G C Wright
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Psychology, 253a Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers 77:997-1024. 2009
  9. pmc The interpersonal core of personality pathology
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:270-95. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The impact of pathological narcissism on psychotherapy utilization, initial symptom severity, and early-treatment symptom change: a naturalistic investigation
    William D Ellison
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 359 Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers Assess 95:291-300. 2013

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Some comments on nomology, diagnostic process, and narcissistic personality disorder in the DSM-5 proposal for personality and personality disorders
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Personal Disord 2:41-53. 2011
    ..Changes of this magnitude are needed, but rigorous scientific evaluation is necessary before evolving from a proposal to the officially published DSM-5...
  2. doi request reprint Introduction to the special series on integrating personality, psychopathology, and psychotherapy using interpersonal assessment
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 3104, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:467-70. 2010
    ..Each article demonstrates the integrative nature of interpersonal assessment while concurrently exemplifying the unique assumptions and methods of contemporary interpersonal diagnosis...
  3. doi request reprint Pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:421-46. 2010
    ..Implications for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the science of personality disorders are presented...
  4. doi request reprint Initial construction and validation of the Pathological Narcissism Inventory
    Aaron L Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:365-79. 2009
    ..In a small clinical sample, PNI scales exhibited significant associations with parasuicidal behavior, suicide attempts, homicidal ideation, and several aspects of psychotherapy utilization...
  5. doi request reprint The expression of achievement motives in interpersonal problems
    David E Conroy
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers 77:495-526. 2009
    ..These findings reinforce propositions that FF represents the commingling of achievement and relational concerns and suggest new mechanisms by which achievement motives may influence productivity, social success, and well-being...
  6. ncbi request reprint Narcissism at the crossroads: phenotypic description of pathological narcissism across clinical theory, social/personality psychology, and psychiatric diagnosis
    Nicole M Cain
    The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:638-56. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Predicting unpredictability: do measures of interpersonal rigidity/flexibility and distress predict intraindividual variability in social perceptions and behavior?
    Thane M Erickson
    Department of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University, Suite 107, Seattle, WA 98119, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:893-912. 2009
    ..The implications of these dynamic processes for understanding personality and interpersonal adjustment are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint The pathoplastic relationship between interpersonal problems and fear of failure
    Aidan G C Wright
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Psychology, 253a Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers 77:997-1024. 2009
    ..Consistent with the concept of pathoplasticity, these differences were not better accounted for by demographic, affective, motivational, personality, or attachment style characteristics of the samples...
  9. pmc The interpersonal core of personality pathology
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:270-95. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The impact of pathological narcissism on psychotherapy utilization, initial symptom severity, and early-treatment symptom change: a naturalistic investigation
    William D Ellison
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 359 Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers Assess 95:291-300. 2013
    ..The results highlight the clinical utility of assessing pathological narcissism in a real-world psychotherapeutic context...
  11. pmc Interpersonal development, stability, and change in early adulthood
    Aidan G C Wright
    The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Pers 80:1339-72. 2012
    ..Results point to evidence of both stability and nuanced change, illuminating some of the features of the structural variables that can be derived from interpersonal circumplex profiles...
  12. doi request reprint The higher order factor structure and gender invariance of the Pathological Narcissism Inventory
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Assessment 17:467-83. 2010
    ..These results further establish the psychometric properties of the PNI and suggest that it is well suited for the assessment of pathological narcissism...
  13. doi request reprint An integrative approach to the assessment of narcissism
    Michael J Roche
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 361 Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers Assess 95:237-48. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint A daily analysis of physical activity and satisfaction with life in emerging adults
    Jaclyn P Maher
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Psychol 32:647-56. 2013
    ..In these studies, we investigated top-down (i.e., time-invariant, trait-like) and bottom-up (i.e., time-varying, state-like) influences of physical activity (PA) on daily SWL...
  15. pmc An interpersonal analysis of pathological personality traits in DSM-5
    Aidan G C Wright
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Assessment 19:263-75. 2012
    ..These results are discussed in the context of the DSM-5 proposal and contemporary interpersonal theory, with a particular focus on potential areas for expansion of the DSM-5 trait model...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using Structural Analysis of Social Behavior (SASB) measures of self- and social perception to give interpersonal meaning to symptoms: anxiety as an exemplar
    Thane M Erickson
    The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Assessment 12:243-54. 2005
    ..Largely, results supported predictions, suggesting the sensitivity of SASB Intrex to assess social perceptions even in a first-meeting context, extending its known possible uses...
  17. pmc Adult attachment, personality traits, and borderline personality disorder features in young adults
    Lori N Scott
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 545 Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:258-80. 2009
    ..The results favored a model in which the relationship between adult attachment anxiety and BPD features is fully mediated by trait negative affect and impulsivity...
  18. doi request reprint Interpersonal impact messages associated with different forms of achievement motivation
    David E Conroy
    The Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers 79:675-706. 2011
    ..g., rejection sensitivity). Collectively, these findings highlight the importance of the achievement motivation system for organizing interpersonal impact messages during competence pursuits...
  19. pmc An empirical examination of distributional assumptions underlying the relationship between personality disorder symptoms and personality traits
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:699-706. 2012
    ..e., presence vs. severity of PD). Results have implications for how the relationship between normal and abnormal personality is understood...
  20. doi request reprint Integrating methods to optimize circumplex description and comparison of groups
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers Assess 91:311-22. 2009
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  21. pmc Development of personality and the remission and onset of personality pathology
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:1351-8. 2011
    ..In contrast, deviating from the mean of trait development either through no change (i.e., stagnation) or change in the opposite direction (i.e., regression) was associated with developing PD symptoms over the course of the study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal analysis of grandiose and vulnerable narcissism
    Kelly A Dickinson
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Pers Disord 17:188-207. 2003
    ..The validity of grandiose and vulnerable narcissism based upon the results of this study was discussed in terms of clinical theory and with reference to the implications of two subtypes of narcissism for diagnosis and treatment...
  23. pmc Differentiation, self-other representations, and rupture-repair processes: predicting child maltreatment-risk
    Elizabeth A Skowron
    Counseling Psychology Program, Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and Rehabilitation Services, 330 Cedar Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801 3110, USA
    J Couns Psychol 57:304-16. 2010
    ..Implications for counseling and directions for further translational research are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint NEO PI-R predictors of alcohol use and alcohol-related problems
    Mark A Ruiz
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    J Pers Assess 81:226-36. 2003
    ..Neuroticism and Conscientiousness and most of their facets were related to alcohol-related problems in the multivariate analyses. The interactions between gender and traits were not significant...
  25. doi request reprint Pathological narcissism and interpersonal behavior in daily life
    Michael J Roche
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
    Personal Disord 4:315-23. 2013
    ..These results are among the first to empirically demonstrate the usefulness of the CAPS model to conceptualize personality pathology through the patterning of if-then interpersonal processes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Conceptions of perfectionism and interpersonal problems: evaluating groups using the structural summary method for circumplex data
    Robert B Slaney
    The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Assessment 13:138-53. 2006
    ..Overall, results supported Slaney and colleagues' (2001) model of perfectionism and provided evidence for the validity of the APS-R and DAPS...
  27. doi request reprint Modeling stability and change in borderline personality disorder symptoms using the revised Interpersonal Adjective Scales-Big Five (IASR-B5)
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:501-13. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of mean partialing and dual-hypothesis testing to evaluate stereotype effects when assessing profile similarity
    David E Conroy
    Department of Kinesiology, 267 Rec Hall, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Pers Assess 86:142-9. 2006
    ..Conclusions emphasize the relative merits and limitations of the dual-hypothesis testing approach as well as potential future applications in the personality assessment domain...
  29. ncbi request reprint A component analysis of cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder and the role of interpersonal problems
    T D Borkovec
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:288-98. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint Attachment and personality predicts engagement in sexual harassment by male and female college students
    Kim S Ménard
    The Pennsylvania State University Altoona, USA
    Violence Vict 25:770-86. 2010
    ..Thus, factors beyond gender can help predict students' propensity to sexually harass others...
  31. doi request reprint Psychometric characteristics of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems-Short Circumplex (IIP-SC) with college students
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:615-8. 2008
    ..This study provides reliability, structural validity, concurrent validity, and descriptive data for the IIP-SC in two samples of undergraduate students...
  32. doi request reprint Psychopathy moderates the relationship between time in treatment and levels of empathy in incarcerated male sexual offenders
    Michael J Roche
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sex Abuse 23:171-92. 2011
    ..In contrast, offenders with lower levels of psychopathy exhibited greater empathy with longer time in treatment. Implications for treatment planning for sexual offenders are discussed...
  33. doi request reprint Interpersonal subtypes in social phobia: diagnostic and treatment implications
    Nicole M Cain
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:514-27. 2010
    ..We discuss the results in terms of interpersonal theory and the clinical relevance of assessment of interpersonal functioning prior to beginning psychotherapy with socially phobic patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Unpacking the feel-good effect of free-time physical activity: between- and within-person associations with pleasant-activated feeling states
    Amanda L Hyde
    Department of Kinesiology, Aaron L Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 33:884-902. 2011
    ..Results suggest that both increases in overall levels and acute bouts of free-time physical activity are associated with increases in feelings of pleasant-activation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Concurrent validity of the Personality Assessment Inventory Alcohol Problems (ALC) Scale in a college student sample
    Mark A Ruiz
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Assessment 9:261-70. 2002
    ..T scores of 80, 85, and 90 had superior hit rates for alcohol abuse; and scores of 80, 85, and 90 had superior hit rates for alcohol dependence...
  36. ncbi request reprint The meaning of autonomy: on and beyond the interpersonal circumplex
    Beverly A Hmel
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Pers 70:277-310. 2002
    ..Theoretical and empirical implications of these findings are discussed...