Stephanie D Stepp

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Emotion dysregulation as a maintenance factor of borderline personality disorder features
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 3811 O Hara St Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:657-66. 2014
  2. pmc Unique influences of adolescent antecedents on adult borderline personality disorder features
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 4:223-9. 2013
  3. pmc Integrating competing dimensional models of personality: linking the SNAP, TCI, and NEO using Item Response Theory
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 3:107-26. 2012
  4. ncbi Parenting behaviors of mothers with borderline personality disorder: a call to action
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Personal Disord 3:104-6. 2012
  5. pmc Children of mothers with borderline personality disorder: identifying parenting behaviors as potential targets for intervention
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 3:76-91. 2012
  6. pmc Multimethod investigation of interpersonal functioning in borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 2:175-92. 2011
  7. pmc Development of borderline personality disorder in adolescence and young adulthood: introduction to the special section
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:1-5. 2012
  8. pmc Trajectories of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder symptoms as precursors of borderline personality disorder symptoms in adolescent girls
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:7-20. 2012
  9. pmc Prospective associations among borderline personality disorder symptoms, interpersonal problems, and aggressive behaviors
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:103-24. 2012
  10. pmc Age-related differences in individual DSM criteria for borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 22:427-32. 2008

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Publications31

  1. pmc Emotion dysregulation as a maintenance factor of borderline personality disorder features
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 3811 O Hara St Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:657-66. 2014
    ..Future research on the malleability of emotion dysregulation in laboratory paradigms and its effects on short-term changes in BPD features is needed to inform interventions. ..
  2. pmc Unique influences of adolescent antecedents on adult borderline personality disorder features
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 4:223-9. 2013
    ..Multivariate assessment models are needed to identify unique risk factors for BPD. This will enhance the efficiency of screening efforts for early detection of risk...
  3. pmc Integrating competing dimensional models of personality: linking the SNAP, TCI, and NEO using Item Response Theory
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 3:107-26. 2012
    ..Our findings support the notion that the integration of multiple perspectives will provide greater information about personality while minimizing the weaknesses of any single instrument...
  4. ncbi Parenting behaviors of mothers with borderline personality disorder: a call to action
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Personal Disord 3:104-6. 2012
    ..Here, we highlight some of the authors' observations in hopes of sparking further discussion and interest in this area of research...
  5. pmc Children of mothers with borderline personality disorder: identifying parenting behaviors as potential targets for intervention
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 3:76-91. 2012
    ..We argue that mothers with BPD need psychoeducation regarding child development and recommended parenting practices and skills for providing consistent warmth and monitoring, including mindfulness-based parenting strategies...
  6. pmc Multimethod investigation of interpersonal functioning in borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 2:175-92. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that self-report scores and electronic diary ratings have high clinical utility, because these methods appear most sensitive to change...
  7. pmc Development of borderline personality disorder in adolescence and young adulthood: introduction to the special section
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:1-5. 2012
    ..These papers also point to future research that is needed to better understand the etiology, development, and course of BPD...
  8. pmc Trajectories of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder symptoms as precursors of borderline personality disorder symptoms in adolescent girls
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:7-20. 2012
    ..This study adds to the literature on the early development of BPD by providing the first longitudinal study to examine ADHD and ODD symptom trajectories as specific childhood precursors of BPD symptoms in adolescent girls...
  9. pmc Prospective associations among borderline personality disorder symptoms, interpersonal problems, and aggressive behaviors
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:103-24. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest the importance of distinguishing between these groups of aggressive behaviors in terms of etiological pathways, maintenance processes, and treatment interventions...
  10. pmc Age-related differences in individual DSM criteria for borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 22:427-32. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that older individuals with BPD report less impulsivity and fewer suicidal behaviors, although symptoms of distress persist...
  11. pmc The role of attachment styles and interpersonal problems in suicide-related behaviors
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburg, PA 15213, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:592-607. 2008
    ..These findings suggest the importance of distinguishing between these groups of behaviors in terms of etiological pathways, maintenance processes, and treatment interventions...
  12. pmc The effect of dialectical behavior therapy skills use on borderline personality disorder features
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    J Pers Disord 22:549-63. 2008
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  13. ncbi The relation between adolescent social competence and young adult delinquency and educational attainment among at-risk youth: the mediating role of peer delinquency
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 56:457-65. 2011
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  14. pmc Interpersonal and emotional experiences of social interactions in borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:484-91. 2009
    ..GENERAL AIM: We examined interpersonal experiences of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) using a time-contingent diary procedure to collect information about social interactions for 7 days...
  15. pmc Stability of borderline personality disorder features in girls
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 24:460-72. 2010
    ..71-.85) and moderately high for teacher factor scores (r ranging from .49-.77). These findings suggest that underlying dimensions of BPD features can be reliably measured and are stable in 6-12-year-old girls...
  16. pmc Preoccupied attachment and emotional dysregulation: specific aspects of borderline personality disorder or general dimensions of personality pathology?
    Lori N Scott
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:473-95. 2013
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  17. ncbi Mental health and substance use disparities among urban adolescent lesbian and bisexual girls
    Michael P Marshal
    Michael P Marshal, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 19:271-9. 2013
    ..Sexual minority girls (SMGs) report large substance use disparities and victimization experiences, yet there is a dearth of research that focuses exclusively on SMGs...
  18. pmc Clarifying interpersonal heterogeneity in borderline personality disorder using latent mixture modeling
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:125-43. 2013
    ..g., antisocial behaviors, self-injury, past suicide attempts). Findings are discussed in terms of the incremental clinical utility of the interpersonal circumplex model and the implications for developmental and nosological models of BPD...
  19. pmc Predictors and consequences of developmental changes in adolescent girls' self-reported quality of attachment to their primary caregiver
    Lori N Scott
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Adolesc 36:797-806. 2013
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  20. pmc Time-varying associations between conduct problems and alcohol use in adolescent girls: the moderating role of race
    Rolf Loeber
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:544-53. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the time-varying developmental associations between conduct problems and early alcohol use in girls between ages 11 and 15 and to test the moderating role of race...
  21. pmc Substance use and mental health disparities among sexual minority girls: results from the Pittsburgh girls study
    Michael P Marshal
    Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:15-8. 2012
    ..To examine substance use and mental health disparities between sexual minority girls and heterosexual girls...
  22. pmc Adolescent disruptive behavior and borderline personality disorder symptoms in young adult men
    Jeffrey D Burke
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:35-44. 2012
    ..These results indicate possible developmental links between early psychiatric disorders and BPD...
  23. pmc Brief report: Parsing the heterogeneity of adolescent girls' sexual behavior: relationships to individual and interpersonal factors
    Alison E Hipwell
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Adolesc 34:589-92. 2011
    ..Sexually active girls were older, lived with a single parent, and reported more substance use and depression, but similar levels of conduct problems, impulsivity and deviant peers to girls engaging in pre-sexual behavior...
  24. pmc Trajectories of alcohol and cigarette use among sexual minority and heterosexual girls
    Michael P Marshal
    Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:97-9. 2012
    ..To examine disparities between sexual minority girls (SMGs) and heterosexual girls in trajectories of substance use over time...
  25. pmc Real-world affect and social context as predictors of treatment response in child and adolescent depression and anxiety: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:37-47. 2012
    ..Individual differences in the social and affective dynamics of daily life could help to elucidate the characteristics of youth who respond to treatment...
  26. pmc A parallel process model of the development of positive smoking expectancies and smoking behavior during early adolescence in Caucasian and African American girls
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Addict Behav 35:647-50. 2010
    ..Study results suggest the potential utility of culturally tailored smoking prevention efforts, and the potential secondary benefit of depression treatment to prevent smoking among at-risk girls...
  27. pmc Racial differences in type of alcoholic beverage consumed during adolescence in the pittsburgh girls study
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:285-93. 2014
    ..e., beer, wine, and liquor) consumed by youth have received scant attention, and little is known regarding changes in type of alcohol beverage consumed during adolescence, when experimentation may transition to more regular use...
  28. ncbi Borderline personality disorder features and utilization of treatment over two years
    Courtney L Bagge
    University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:420-39. 2005
    ..The borderline feature most strongly associated with treatment utilization was affective instability...
  29. ncbi Prospective associations between features of borderline personality disorder, emotion dysregulation, and aggression
    Lori N Scott
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Personal Disord 5:278-88. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  30. pmc White and black adolescent females differ in profiles and longitudinal patterns of alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Psychol Addict Behav 27:1110-21. 2013
    ..Racial differences in girls' substance use profiles suggest the potential utility of culturally tailored interventions that focus on differences in risk for specific substances and relatively distinct early patterns of use...
  31. ncbi Borderline personality features predict alcohol use problems
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:711-22. 2005
    ..In addition, the BPD subscale that assesses impulsivity was found to be significantly associated with alcohol use problems once all predictors were entered into the model...