Journal Articles

Girme, Y. U., Agnew, C.R., VanderDrift, L. E., Harvey, M. S.,  Rholes, S. W., & Simpson, J. A. (2017). The Ebbs and Flows of Attachment: Within-Person Variation in Attachment Undermine Relationship Wellbeing across Time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. 

Peters, B. J., Overall, N. C., Girme, Y. U., & Jamieson, J. P. (in press). Partners’ Attachment Insecurity Predicts Greater Physiological Threat in Anticipation of Attachment-relevant Interactions. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Low, R. S. T., Overall, N. C., Hammond, M. D., Girme, Y. U. (2017). Emotional Suppression During Personal Goal Pursuit Impedes Goal Strivings and Achievement. Emotion, 17, 208-223.

Jayamaha, S. D., Girme, Y. U., & Overall, N. C. (2017). When Attachment Anxiety Impedes Support Provision: The Role of Feeling Unvalued and Unappreciated. Journal of Family Studies, 31, 181-191.

Girme, Y. U., Molloy, P. R., Overall, N. C. (2016). Repairing Distance and Facilitating Support: Reassurance Seeking by Highly Avoidant Individuals is Associated with Greater Partner Support. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 645-661.

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C, Faingataa, S., & Sibley, C. G. (2015). Happily Single: The Link between Relationship Status and Wellbeing Depends on Avoidance and Approach Social Goals. Social Personality and Psychological Science, 7, 122-130.

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., Simpson, J. A., Fletcher, G. O. (2015). “All or Nothing”: Attachment Avoidance and the Curvilinear Effects of Partner Support. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 450-475.

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C. & Faingataa, S. (2014). ‘Date Nights’ take two: The maintenance function of shared relationship activities. Personal Relationships, 21, 125-149.

Overall, N. C., Girme, Y. U., Lemay, E., & Hammond, M. D. (2014). Attachment Anxiety and Reactions to Relationship Threats: The Benefits and Costs of Inducing Guilt in Romantic Partners. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 235 – 256.

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., & Simpson, J. A. (2013). When Visibility Matters: Short-term versus Long-term Costs and Benefits of Visible and Invisible Support. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1441-1454.


Book Chapters

Overall, N.C., Girme, Y. U., & Simpson, J.A. (2016). The Power of Diagnostic Situations: How Support and Conflict can Foster Growth and Security. In C.R. Knee and H.T. Reis (Eds.), Positive Approaches to Optimal Relationship Development (pp. 148 – 169). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Simpson, J.A., Overall, N. C., Farrell, A. K. & Girme, Y. U. (2016). Attachment and Self-Regulation. In K. D. Vohs & R. F. Baumeister (Eds.), Handbook of Self-Regulation (3rd Ed., pp. 283-304). New York: Guilford.