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Allen, J.L., Hawes, D.J., & Essau, C.A. (2021). Family-based Intervention for Child and Adolescent Mental Health: A Core Competencies Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Deng, J., Shou, Y., Wang, M., Allen, J.L., Gao, Y., & Hawes, D.J. (in press). Core features of callous-unemotional traits: A cross-cultural comparison of youth in four countries. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.


Cao, X., Somerville, M., Shou, Y., Xue, Z., & Allen, J.L. (2024). Callous-unemotional traits and response to teacher rewards, discipline, and instructional methods in Chinese preschools: A classroom observation study. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 52, 339-352

Hawes, D. J., & Allen, J.L. (2023). A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Introduction to the Special Issue. Editorial Commentary, Special Issue: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): A Developmental-Psychopathology Perspective. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology,    

Sakki, H., St Clair, M., Hwang, S., & Allen, J.L. (2023). The association between callous-unemotional traits and substance abuse in childhood: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 338, 502-517.   

Chen, X., Allen, J.L., Flouri, E., Cao, X., & Hesketh, T. (2023). Parent-child communication about educational aspirations: Experiences of rural adolescents in China. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Chen, X., Allen, J.L., & Hesketh, T. (2023). The influence of personal, peer, and family factors on the educational aspirations of adolescents in rural China. Social Psychology of Education, 

Cao, X., Somerville, M., & Allen, J.L. (2023). Teachers' perceptions of the school functioning of Chinese preschool children with callous-unemotional traits and disruptive behaviors. Teaching and Teacher Education. DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2022.103990

Fredman Stein, K., Sawyer, K., Daryan, S., Allen, J., & Taylor, G. (2023). Service‐user experiences of an integrated psychological intervention for depression or anxiety and tobacco smoking in improving access to psychological therapies services: A qualitative investigation into mechanisms of change in quitting smoking. Health Expectations, DOI: 10.1111/hex.13684

Fredman Stein, K., Allen, J., Robinson, R., Smith, C., Sawyer, K., & Taylor, G. (2022). Do interventions principally targeting excessive alcohol use in young people improve depression symptoms?: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1186/s12888-022-04006-x

Hwang, S., Waller, R., Hawes, D.J., & Allen, J.L. (2022). Longitudinal associations between callous-unemotional traits and school-based affiliative relationships among South Korean children. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 51(4), 556-565. DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2021.1881904?src=

Allen, J.L., Hawes, D.J., & Essau, C.A. (2021). A Core Competency Perspective on Family Intervention to Child and Adolescent Mental Health. In J.L. Allen, D.J. Hawes & C.A. Essau (Eds), Family-based Intervention for Child and Adolescent Mental Health: A Core Competencies Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Hawes, D.J., Allen, J.L., & Fisher, C. (2021). The Role of the Family in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. In J.L. Allen, D.J. Hawes & C.A. Essau (Editors), Family-based Intervention for Child and Adolescent Mental Health: A Core Competencies Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hwang, S., Allen, J.L., Kokosi, T., & Bird, E. (2021). To what extent does punishment insensitivity explain the relationship between callous-unemotional traits and academic performance in secondary school students? British Journal of Educational Psychology, 91(3), 811-826. DOI: 10.1111/bjep.12394

Hwang, S., Waller, R., Hawes, D.J., & Allen, J.L. (2021). The influence of antisocial behavior and callous-unemotional traits on trajectories of school engagement and achievement in South-Korean children. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50(4), 788-802. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-021-01414-2

Allen, J.L., Shou, Y., Wang, M-C., & Bird, E. (2021). Assessing the measurement invariance of the Inventory of Callous-Unemotional traits in school students in China and the United Kingdom. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 52, 343-354

DOI: 10.1007/s10578-020-01018-0

Willis, J., Harrison, A., & Allen, J.L. (2021). Pupils with social, emotional and mental health special needs: Perceptions of how restrictive physical interventions impact their relationships with teaching staff. Teaching and Teacher Education, 97, [103219].

DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2020/103219


Sng, K. I., Hawes, D. J., Hwang, S., Allen, J.L., & Fung, D.S.S. (2020). Callous-unemotional traits among children and adolescents in Asian cultures: A systematic review. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 51(7-8), 576-596. 

DOI: 10.1177/0022022120944475

Hwang, S., Waller, R., Hawes, D.J., & Allen, J.L. (2020). Callous-unemotional traits and antisocial behavior in South Korean children: Links with academic motivation, school engagement, and teachers’ use of reward and discipline. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48(9), 1183-1195. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-020-00663-2

Allen, J.L., Hwang, S., & Huijding, J. (2020). Disruptive behavior disorders. In P. Leman, A. James (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development Part II: Adolescent Development, Volume IX - Social Development in Adolescence. Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781119171492.wecad448

Bird, E., Chhoa, C.Y., Midouhas, E., & Allen, J.L. (2019). Callous-unemotional traits and academic performance in secondary school students: Examining the moderating effect of gender. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47(10), 1639-1650. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-019-00545-2

Fong, V.C., Hawes, D. J., & Allen, J.L. (2019). A systematic review of risk and protective factors for externalizing problems in children exposed to intimate partner violence. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse: A Review Journal, 20(2) 149-167.  DOI: 10.1177/1524838017692383

Hwang, S. & Allen, J.L. (2019). Callous-Unemotional (CU) traits in school: Why CU traits are linked to poor academic outcomes? The Quarterly, 112, 7-10.

Allen, J.L., Bird, E., & Chhoa, C.Y. (2018). Bad boys and mean girls: Callous-unemotional traits, management of disruptive behavior in school, the teacher-student relationship and academic motivation. Frontiers in Education, Special Issue: Mental health and well-being of young people: Contributions from development psychopathology and educational effectiveness, 3 (108), 1-16.

Allen, J.L. & Jones, A. (April, 2018). When does empathy emerge? Callous-unemotional (CU) traits and autism. Psychology Review Magazine, 23(4), 29-31.

Allen, J.L., Sandberg, S., Chhoa, C.Y., Fearn, T., & Rapee, R. (2018). Parent-dependent stressors and the onset of anxiety disorders in children: Links with parental psychopathology. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 27(2), 221-231. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-017-1038-3

Allen, J.L., & Lerman, R. (2018). Teacher responses to anxiety in children questionnaire (TRAC): Psychometric properties and relationship with teaching staff characteristics. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 23(2),154-168.  DOI: 10.1080/13632752.2017.1376974 

​Allen, J.L. (2017). Intelligence. In C.J. Schreck, M.J. Leiber, H. Ventura Miller & K. Welch (Eds), The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. Wiley Blackwell., DOI: 10.1002/9781118524275

Allen, J.L., Morris, A., & Chhoa, C.Y. (2016). Callous-unemotional (CU) traits in adolescent boys and response to teacher reward and discipline strategies. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 21 (3), 329-342. DOI: 10.1080/13632752.2016.1165968

Hawes, D.J., & Allen, J.L. (2016). Evidence-based parenting interventions: Current perspectives and clinical strategies. In M. Hodes, S. Gau (Eds.), Positive Mental Health, Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency for Children and Adolescents. London: Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804394-3.00010-3

Essau, C.A., & Allen, J.L. (2015). Making Parenting Work for Children’s Mental Health. In C. A. Essau, C. A., J. Allen (Eds.). London: Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH). DOI: 10.13056/OP33

Allen, J.L. (2015). When one size doesn't fit all: Temperament-based parenting interventions. (pp. 12-22). London: Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH). DOI: 10.13056/OP33.c

Dadds, M.R., Allen, J.L., McGregor, K., Woolgar, M., Viding, E., & Scott, S. (2014). Callous-unemotional traits in children and mechanisms of impaired eye contact during expressions of love: a treatment target? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55 (7), 771-780. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12155

Kimonis, E.R., Centifanti, L.C.M., Allen, J. L., & Frick, P.J. (2014). Reciprocal Influences between Negative Life Events and Callous-Unemotional Traits. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42 (8), 1287-1298. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-014-9882-9

Allen, J.L., Briskman, J., Humayun, S., Dadds, M.R., & Scott, S. (2013). Heartless and cunning? Intelligence in adolescents with antisocial behavior and psychopathic traits. Psychiatry Research, 210 (3), 1147-1153. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.08.03333

Allen, J., Creswell, C., & Murray, L. (2013). Prevention of anxiety disorders. In P. Graham, S. Reynolds (Eds.), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Families (pp. 323-336). Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139344456.028

Allen, J.L., Rapee, R.M., & Sandberg, S. (2012). Assessment of maternally reported life events in children and adolescents: A comparison of interview and checklist methods. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34 (2), 204-215. DOI: 10.1007/s10862-011-9270-5

Dadds, M.R., Allen, J.L., Oliver, B.R., Faulkner, N., Legge, K., Moul, C., . . . Scott, S. (2012). Love, eye contact and the developmental origins of empathy v. psychopathy. British Journal of Psychiatry, 200 (3), 191-196. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.085720

Allen, J.L., Lavallee, K.L., Herren, C., Ruhe, K., & Schneider, S. (2010). DSM-IV criteria for childhood separation anxiety disorder: Informant, age, and sex differences. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24 (8), 946-952. DOI: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2010.06.022

Allen, J.L., Blatter-Meunier, J., Ursprung, A., & Schneider, S. (2010). Maternal daily diary report in the assessment of childhood separation anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39 (2), 252-259. DOI: 10.1080/15374410903532619

Allen, J.L., Blatter-Meunier, J., Ursprung, A., & Schneider, S. (2010). The separation anxiety daily diary: Child version: Feasibility and psychometric properties. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 41 (6), 649-662. DOI: 10.1007/s10578-010-0194-1

Allen, J.L., & Rapee, R.M. (2009). Are reported differences in life events for anxious children and controls due to comorbid disorders?. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23(4), 511-518. DOI: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2008.10.005

Salmon, K., Dadds, M.R., Allen, J., & Hawes, D.J. (2009). Can emotional language skills be taught during parent training for conduct problem children?. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 40 (4), 485-498. DOI: 10.1007/s10578-009-0139-8

Van Bergen, P., Salmon, K., Dadds, M.R., & Allen, J. (2009). The effects of mother training in emotion-rich, elaborative reminiscing on children's shared recall and emotion knowledge. Journal of Cognition and Development, 10 (3), 162-187. DOI: 10.1080/15248370903155825

Allen, J.L., Rapee, R.M., & Sandberg, S. (2008). Severe life events and chronic adversities as antecedents to anxiety in children: a matched control study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 1047-1056. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-008-9240-x

McMahon, C. A., Gibson, F. L., Allen, J.L., & Saunders, D. (2007). Psychosocial adjustment during pregnancy for older couples conceiving through assisted reproductive technology. Human Reproduction, 22 (4), 1168-1174. DOI: 10.1093/humrep/del502

Allen, J.L., Abbott, M. J., Rapee, R.M., & Coltheart, M. (2006). Ew gross! Recognition of expressions of disgust by children with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behaviour Change, 23 (4), 239-249. DOI: 10.1375/bech.23.4.239

Allen, J.L., & Rapee, R.M. (2005). Anxiety Disorders. In P. Graham (Ed.), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Families (pp. 300-319). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511543845

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