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Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Manuscripts in Press

  • Furlong, M. J., You, S., Shishim, M., & Dowdy, E. (in press). Development and validation of the Social Emotional Health Survey–Higher Education version. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1–25. First online, 13 April 2016. doi:10.1007/s11482-016-9464-9
  • Dowdy, E., Harrell-Williams, L., Dever, B., Furlong, M. J., Moore, S., Raines, T., & Kamphaus, R. (in press). Predictive validity of a student self-report screener of behavioral and emotional risk in an urban high school. School Psychology Review.
  • Moore, S. Dowdy, E., & Furlong, M. J. (in press). Using the Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scales–21 with U.S. adolescents: An alternate models analysisJournal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
  • Quirk, M., Mayworm, A, Edyburn, K., & Furlong, M. J. (in press). Dimensionality and measurement invariance of a school readiness screener by ethnicity and home language. Psychology in the Schools.
  • Furlong, M. J., Fullchange, A., & Dowdy, E. (in press). Effects of mischievous responding on the results of school-based mental health screening: I love rum raisin ice cream, really I do! School Psychology Quarterly.
  • Moffa, K., Dowdy, E., & Furlong. M. J. (in press). Exploring the contributions of school belonging to complete mental health screening. The Educational and Developmental Psychologist.


  • Fullchange, A., & Furlong, M. J. (2016). An exploration of effects of bullying victimization from a complete mental health perspective. Sage Open, (January-March), 1–12. doi:10.1177/2158244015623593
  • Lilles, E., Furlong, M. J., & Quirk, M. (2016). Academically resilient Latino elementary students bridging the achievement gap. Contemporary School Psychology, 20, 160–169.  doi:10.1007/s10643-013-0621-6


  • Dowdy, E., Furlong, M. J., Raines, T. C., Price, M., Murdock, J., … Bovery, B.   (2015). Enhancing school-based mental health services with a preventive and promotive approach to universal screening for complete mental health. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation. 25, 1–20. doi:10.1080/10474412.2014.929951
  • Lee, S., You, S., & Furlong, M. J. (2015). Validation of the Social Emotional Health Survey for Korean school students.  Child Indicators Research. Published online, 24 January 2015.  doi:10.1007/s12187-014-9294-y
  • Zachariah, S., Boman, P., Mergler, A., & Furlong, M. J. (2015). Effect of self-deception on well-being and anxiety in university students.  Cogent Psychology, 2, 993850, 1-17. doi:10.1080/23311908.2014.993850
  • You, S., Furlong, M., Felix, E., & O’Malley, M. (2015). Validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey for five sociocultural groups: Multigroup invariance and latent mean analyses. Psychology in the Schools, 52, 349–362. doi:10.1002/pits.21828
  • Lenzi, M., Dougherty, D., Furlong, M. J., Dowdy, E., & Sharkey, J. D. (2015). The configuration protective model: Factors associated with adolescent behavioral and emotional problems. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 38, 49–59. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2015.03.003
  • Ito, A., Smith, D. C., You, S., Shimoda, Y., & Furlong, M. J. (2015). Validation and utility of the social emotional health survey-secondary for Japanese students.  Contemporary School Psychology, 19, 243–252.  doi:10.1007/s40688-015-0068-4
  • Quirk, M., Mayworm, A., Furlong, M. J., Grimm, R., & Rebelez, J. (2015). Examining the dimensionality and measurement invariance of a school readiness screener by gender and parent education levels. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 3, 167–177. doi:10.1080/21683603.2015.1053644
  • Lenzi, M., Furlong, M. J., Dowdy, E., Sharkey, J. D., Gini, G., & Altoè, G. (2015). The quantity and variety across domains of psychological and social assets associated with school victimization. Psychology of Violence, 5, 411–421.
  • Quirk, M., Grimm, R., Furlong, M. J., Nylund-Gibson, K., & Swami, S. (2015). The association of Latino/a children’s kindergarten school readiness profiles with Grade 2-5 reading growth trajectories. Journal of Educational Psychology, First published online, 14 December 2015.


  • You, S., O’Malley, M. D., & Furlong, M. J. (2014). Preliminary development of the Brief-California School Climate Survey: Dimensionality and measurement invariance across teachers and administrators.  School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 25, 153–173.  doi:10.1080/09243453.2013.784199
  • Furlong, M. J., You, S., Renshaw, T. L., Smith, D. C., & O’Malley, M. D. (2014). Preliminary development and validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey for secondary students. Social Indicators Research, 117, . 1011–1032doi:10.1007/s11205-013-0373-0
  • Kim, E., Dowdy, E., & Furlong, M. J.  (2014).  An exploration of using a dual-factor model in school-based mental health screening. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 29, 127–140. doi:10.1177/0829573514529567
  • Holt, M. K., Greif Green, J., Reid, G., Dimeo, A., Espelage, D. L., Felix, E., Furlong, M. J., Poteat, P., & Sharkey, J. (2014).  Associations between past bullying experiences and initial adjustment to college. Journal of American College Health, 62, 552–560. doi:10.1080/07448481.2014.947990
  • You, S., Furlong, M. J., Dowdy, E., Renshaw, T. L., Smith, D. C., & O’Malley, M. D. (2014). Further validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey for high school students. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 9, 997–1015.  doi:10.1007/s11482-013-9282-2
  • Nylund-Gibson, K., Grimm, R., Quirk, M., & Furlong, M. J. (2014). A latent transition mixture model using the three-step specification. Structural Equation Modeling, 21, 1–16. doi:10.1080/10705511.2014.915375
  • Sharkey, J. D., Ruderman, M. A., Mayworm, A. M., Greif Green, J., Furlong, M. J., Rivera, N., & Purisch, L.  (2014).  Psychosocial functioning of bullied youth who adopt versus deny the bullied victim label. School Psychology Quarterly. Published online November 2014. doi:10.1037/spq0000077
  • Boman, P., Mergler, A., & Furlong, M. J. (2014). Anger in Australian indigenous and non-indigenous students. The International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 13(2), 15–26.
  • Quirk, M., Rebelez, J. L., & Furlong, M. J. (2014). Exploring the dimensionality of a brief school readiness screener for use with Latino/a children. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 32, 259–264.  doi:10.1177/0734282913505994
  • O’Brennan, L. M., Bradshaw, C. P., & Furlong, M. J. (2014). Influence of classroom and school climate on teacher perceptions of student problem behavior. School Mental Health, 6, 125–136. doi:10.1007/s12310-014-9118-8


  • Dowdy, E., Furlong, M. J., & Sharkey, J. D.  (2013). Using surveillance of mental health to increase understanding of youth involvement in high-risk behaviors: A value-added analysis. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 21, 33–44. doi:10.1177/1063426611416817
  • Jones, C., You, S., & Furlong, M. J.  (2013). A preliminary examination of covitality as integrated well-being in college students. Social Indicators Research, 111, 511–526. doi:10.1007/s11205-012-0017-9
  • Greif Green, J., Felix, E. D., Sharkey, J. D., Furlong, M. J., & Kras, J. E. (2013). Identifying bully victims: Definitional versus behavioral approaches. Psychological Assessment, 25, 651–657.  doi:10.1037/a0031248
  • Furlong, M. J., You, S., Renshaw, T. L., O’Malley, M. D., & Rebelez, J. (2013). Preliminary development of the Positive Experiences at School Scale (PEASS) for elementary school children. Child Indicators Research, 6, 753–775. doi:10.1007/s12187-013-9193-7
  • Furlong, M. J., You, S., Smith, D. C., Gonzalez, V., Boman, P., Shimoda, Y., Terasaka, A., Merino, C., & Grazioso, M. (2013). An examination of the factorial invariance and refinement of the Multidimensional School Anger Inventory for five Pacific Rim countries. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 1, 2–35. doi:10.1080/21683603.2013.780194
  • Quirk, M., Nylund-Gibson, K., & Furlong, M. J. (2013). Exploring patterns of Latino/a children’s school readiness at kindergarten entry and their relations with Grade 2 achievement. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 28, 437–449. doi:10.1016/j.ecresq.2012.11.002   
  • Nickerson, A. B., Cornell, D. G., Smith, D. C., & Furlong, M. J. (2013).  School antibullying efforts: Advice for education policymakers. Journal of School Violence, 12, 268–282.  doi:10.1080/15388220.2013.787366
  • Furlong, M. J., Nickerson, A. B., Smith, D. C., Swearer, S. M., & Hymel, S. (2013). Announcing the Journal of School Violence and the Bullying Research Network partnership. Journal of School Violence, 12, 233–237.   doi:10.1080/15388220.2013.801278
  • Rebelez, J. L., & Furlong, M. J. (2013).  Psychometric support for an abbreviated version of the California School Climate and Safety Survey. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 1, 154–165. doi:10.1080/21683603.2013.819306
  • Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence. (2013). December 2012 Connecticut school shooting position statement. Journal of School Violence, 12, 119–133. Also reprinted in The School Psychologist, 67(2, April 2013), 40-43.

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