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Bookchapters: Publications


  • Brendgen, M. & Kretschmer, T. (2022). School Social Relations and Child Development: Gene-Environment Interplay. Dans P. A.C. van Lier & K. Deater Deckard (Eds), Biosocial interplay in elementary school: Pathways towards maladaptation in young children. (pp. 73–96). Springer Publications.


  • Brendgen, M., Comtois-Cabana, M. & Ouellet-Morin, I. (2021). Genetic and Epigenetic Factors in Bullying. Dans P. K. Smith & J. O’Higgins Norman (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Bullying Handbook, Volume 1: Characteristics, risks and outcomes (pp. 381-398). Wiley-Blackwell.


  • Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M. & Boivin, M. (2018). Peers and Aggression: From Description to Prevention. Dans A. Vazsonyi, D.Flannery, & M. Delisi (Eds.). Cambridge Handbook on Violent Behavior and Aggression, Second Edition (pp. 324-344). Cambridge University Press.


  • Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., & Boivin, M. (2018). Behavior-genetics of aggression. Dans T. Malti & K. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of Child and Adolescent Aggression: Emergence, Development and Intervention (pp.62-83). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.


  • Brendgen, M., Ouellet-Morin, I., & Boivin, M. (2018). Peer relations and psychosocial development: Perspectives from Genetic Approaches. Dans W. Bukowski, B. Laursen & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups (Second Edition) (pp. 123-140). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.


  • Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., & Tremblay, R. E. (2017). Interplay between genetic and environmental influences on the development of aggressive antisocial behavior during childhood and adolescence. Dans P. Sturmey (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression, Vol.1, Chapter 22. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.


  • Henry, J., Boivin, M., & Brendgen, M. (2016). Gene-environment correlations in the context of parenting and peer relationships. Dans Y. Kovas, S. Malykh & D. Gaysina (Eds.), Behavioural Genetics for Education (pp. 42-59). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.


  • Brendgen, M. & Boivin, M. (2015). Gene-environment transactions in childhood and adolescence: Problematic peer relationships. Dans J. M. Neiderhiser & B. N. Horwitz (Eds.), Behavioral Genetics of Interpersonal Relationships across the Lifespan (pp. 97-130). Springer New York.


  • Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., & Lacourse, É. (2015). Peers and delinquency: A genetically-informed, developmentally-sensitive perspective. Dans J. Morizot & L. Kazemian (Eds.), The development of criminal and antisocial behavior: Theoretical foundations and practical applications (pp221-236). New York: Springer.


  • Bukowski, W. M., Castellanos, M., Vitaro, F., & Brendgen, M. (2014). Socialization and Experiences with Peers. Dans J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of Socialization: Theory and Research (pp228-250). New York: Guilford Publications.


  • Brendgen, M. (2014). The Genetic Underpinnings of Children’s Mental Health. Dans B. Schneider (Ed.), Child Psychopathology (pp. 207-258). Cambridge University Press.


  • Vitaro. F. Brendgen, M. & Tremblay, R. E. (2013). Early predictors of high school completion: The developmental interplay between behavior, motivation, and academic performance (ch. 2). Dans M. Boivin & K. Bierman (Eds.), Promoting school readiness and early learning (pp. 15-45). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.


  • Vitaro. F. & Brendgen, M. (2011). Subtypes of aggressive behaviors: etiologies, development and consequences. Dans T. Bliesener, A. Beelmann, & M. Stemmler (Eds.), Antisocial behavior and crime: Contributions of theory and evaluation research to prevention and intervention (pp. 17-38). Goettingen, Germany: Hogrefe


  • Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., & Girard, A. (2011). Evaluating gene-environment interplay. Dans B. Laursen, T. Little, & N. Card (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Research Methods (pp. 687-705). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.


  • Brendgen, M. (2009). Aggression, Childhood and Adolescence. Dans D. Carr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development Vol. 1 (pp. 21-25). Detroit, MI: Macmillan.


  • Brendgen, M., & Boivin, M. (2009). Genetic factors in children’s peer relations. In K. H. Rubin, W. M. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Peer interactions, relationships, and groups (pp.455-472). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


  • Bukowski, W. M., Velasquez, A. M., & Brendgen, M. (2008). Variation in patterns of peer influence:  Considerations of self and other. Dans M. J. Prinstein & K. A. Dodge, Understanding peer influence in children and adolescence (pp. 125-140). New York: Guilford.


  • Bukowski, W. M., Brendgen, M., & Vitaro, F. (2006). Peers and Socialization: Effects on Externalizing and Internalizing Problems. Dans Joan E. Grusec et Paul D. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of Socialization: Theory and Research, (pp. 355-381). New York, NY: Guilford Press.


  • Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., & Lamarche, V. (2005). In schlechter Gesellschaft : Beziehungen mit antisozialen Freunden und ihre Folgen [In bad company: Friendships with antisocial peers and their developmental consequences]. Dans B. H. Schuster, H.-P. Kuhn, H. Uhlendorff (Eds.), Entwicklung in sozialen Beziehungen – Heranwachsende in ihrer Auseinandersetzung mit Familie, Freunden und Gesellschaft [Development in social relationships – Youth in interaction with family, friends, and society]. Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius.


  • Vitaro, F., & Brendgen, M. (2005). Proactive and reactive aggression: A developmental perspective. Dans R. E. Tremblay, W. M. Hartup, and J. Archer (Eds.), The origins of aggressive behaviour (pp. 178-201). New York, NY: Guilford Press.


  • Brendgen, M., Bukowski, W. M., & Wanner, B. (2002). Problematische Gleichaltrigenbeziehungen und Selbstwahrnehmungen waehrend Kindheit und Adoleszenz [Problematic peer relationships and self-perceptions during childhood and adolescence]. Dans H. Oswald & H. Uhlendorff (Eds.), Wege zum Selbst – Herausforderungen fuer Kinder im socialen Umfeld [Pathways to the self – Challenges for children in the social context, pp.117-134]. Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius. 

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