Waters, T. E. A., & Facompré, C. R. (in press). Secure base content in the Adult Attachment Interview. In E. Waters, B. Vaughn, & H. S. Waters (Eds.), Measuring attachment. New York, NY: Guilford.


Waters, T. E. A. & Köber, C. (in press). Individual differences in personal narrative: Coherence, autobiographical reasoning, and meaning making. To appear in V. Zeigler-Hill and T. Schackelford (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Waters, T. E. A., & Roisman, G. I. (2018). The secure base script concept: an overview. Current Opinion in Psychology, 25, 162–166.


Waters, T. E. A., Köber, C., Raby, K. L., Habermas, T., & Fivush, R. (2018). Consistency and stability of narrative coherence: An examination of personal narrative as a domain of adult personality. Journal of Personality, 1–12. doi:10.1111/jopy.12377


Facompré, C. R., Bernard, K., & Waters, T. E. A. (2018). Effectiveness of interventions in preventing disorganized attachment: A meta-analysis. Development and Psychopathology, 1-11. doi:10.1017/S0954579417000426


Waters, T. E. A., Ruiz, S. K., & Roisman, G. I. (2017). Origins of secure base script knowledge and the developmental construction of attachment representations. Child Development, 88, 198-209.


Waters, T. E. A., Steele, R. D., Roisman, G. I., Haydon, K. C., & Booth-LaForce, C (2016). A linguistic inquiry and word count analysis of the adult attachment interview in two large corpora. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 48, 78-88.


Waters, T. E. A., Bosmans, G., Vandevivere, E., Dujardin, A., & Waters, H. S. (2015). Secure base representations in middle childhood across two western cultures: Associations with parental attachment representations and maternal reports of behavior problems. Developmental Psychology, 51, 1013-1025.


Waters, T. E. A., Fraley, R. C., Groh, A. M., Steele, R. D., Vaughn, B. E., Bost, K. K., Verissimo, M., Coppola, G. & Roisman, G. I. (2015). The latent structure of secure base script knowledge. Developmental Psychology, 51, 823-830.


Waters, T. E. A. & Fivush, R. (2014). Relations between narrative coherence, identity and psychological well-being in emerging adulthood. Journal of Personality, 83, 441-451.


Waters, T. E. A, Brockmeyer, S., & Crowell, J.A. (2013). AAI coherence predicts caregiving and care seeking behavior in couple problem solving interactions: Secure base script knowledge helps explain why. Attachment and Human Development, 15(3), 316-331.

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