Journal Articles

** indicates TRTL trainee author

Kaufman, Victor, Hipwell, & Stepp (in press). Reciprocal influences of parent-adolescent borderline personality symptoms over three years. Journal of Personality Disorders.

Vine, Victor, Mohr, Byrd, & Stepp (2020). Adolescent suicide risk and experiences of dissociation in daily life. Psychiatry Research.

Scott, Victor, Kaufman, Beeney, Byrd, Vine, Pilkonis, & Stepp (2020). Affective dynamics across internalizing and externalizing dimensions of psychopathology. Clinical Psychological Science.

Klonsky, Victor, Hibbert, & Hajcak (2019). The Multidimensional Emotion Questionnaire (MEQ): Rationale and Initial Psychometric Properties. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

Victor, Hipwell, Stepp, & Scott (2019). Parent and peer relationships as longitudinal predictors of adolescent non-suicidal self-injury onset. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.

Victor, Scott, Stepp, & Goldstein (2019).  I want you to want me: Interpersonal stress and affective experiences as within-person predictors of nonsuicidal self-injury and suicide urges in daily life. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior.


May & Victor (2018). From ideation to action: Recent advances in understanding suicide capability. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Victor & Klonsky (2018). Understanding the social context of adolescent non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Victor, Muehlenkamp, Hayes, Lengel, Styer, & Washburn (2018). Characterizing gender differences in nonsuicidal self-injury: Evidence from a large clinical sample of adolescents and adults. Comprehensive Psychiatry.

Victor (2017). You can’t know if you don’t ask: How to assess nonsuicidal self-injury. Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal.

Victor, Davis, & Klonsky (2017). Descriptive characteristics and initial psychometric properties of the Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder Scale. Archives of Suicide Research. Measure and Scoring

Chu, Victor, & Klonsky (2016). Characterizing positive and negative emotional experiences in young adults with Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Victor & Klonsky (2016). Validation of a brief version of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS-18) in five samples.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. Scoring Templates


Victor, Styer, & Washburn (2016). Functions of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI): Cross-sectional associations with NSSI duration and longitudinal changes over time and following treatment. Psychiatry Research.

Victor, Styer, & Washburn (2015). Characteristics of nonsuicidal self-injury associated with suicidal ideation: Evidence from a clinical sample of youth. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.


Klonsky, Victor, & Saffer (2014). Nonsuicidal self-injury: What we know, and what we need to know. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.


Victor & Klonsky (2014). Correlates of suicide attempts among self-injurers: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review.


Victor & Klonsky (2014). Daily emotion in non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Clinical Psychology.


Victor, Glenn, & Klonsky (2012). Is non-suicidal self-injury an “addiction”? A comparison of craving in substance use and non-suicidal self-injury. Psychiatry Research.


Victor, Johnson, & Gotlib (2011).  Quality of Life and Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorders.

Conference Presentations 

Klonsky (panelist), Muehlenkamp (panelist), Stage (panelist), Stohlmann-Rainey (panelist), Victor (moderator) (2020). Bridging the Lived Experience and Research Worlds: A Panel Discussion. Panel presentation (virtual) at the AAS meeting.


McClay**, Victor, Brausch (2020). Fearlessness about Death: Measurement Invariance Across College Students with and without a History of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. Poster presentation (virtual) at the AAS meeting.

Victor (2020). Addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion in suicide prevention as an early career suicidologist. Invited oral presentation (virtual) at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) meeting.

Victor, Ingram, Mitchell, Morris, Golden (2020). Stigma of suicide attempt (STOSA) scale: Validation and examination in relation to lived experience of suicide and suicide-related disclosures in a diverse sample of young adults. Paper presentation (virtual) at the AAS meeting. 

Ammerman, Brausch, Muehlenkamp, & Victor (2019). Clarifying the NSSI-suicide connection. Panel presentation at the American AAS meeting.

Baer (panelist), Lear (panelist), Rabasco (panelist), Spitzen (panelist), Victor (moderator) (2019). Repeated measures designs in risk for self-injurious thoughts and behaviors. Panel presentation at the AAS meeting.

Victor, & Scott (2019). Disentangling affective dynamics in daily life: Their role in understanding past, concurrent, and future suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Paper presentation at the International Summit on Suicide Research (IASR/AFSP) biennial meeting.

Victor, & Scott (2019). More than just the means: Daily life emotional variability and stability in relation to past, concurrent, and future NSSI urges and behaviors. Paper presentation at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) meeting.

Victor & Scott (2019). Personality disorder symptoms and within-person dynamics of self-injury and suicide. Paper presentation (symposium chair) at the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD) meeting.

Victor (moderator), Goldstein, May, Muehlenkamp, Turner (2018). Bridging the Gap: Lessons Learned in Connecting Suicide Research and Clinical Practice. Panel presentation at the AAS meeting.


Victor & Scott (2018). Smoke, drink, self-injure? A within-person analysis of NSSI, cannabis, and alcohol use in daily life. Paper presentation at the ISSS meeting.

Victor & Scott (2018). What’s so special about self-harm? Identifying shared and unique within-person predictors of suicidal ideation, NSSI urges, and substance use. Paper presentation (symposium chair) at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) meeting.

Victor & Stepp (2018). Intergenerational Transmission of Risk: Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms and Suicidality in Parents and Children. Paper presentation at the AAS meeting.

Victor (moderator), Bentley (moderator), panelists: Nock, Prinstein, Rosenthal, Lavender, & Baucom (2017). If I knew then what I know now: Best practices in ambulatory assessment of high-risk populations. Panel presentation at the ABCT meeting.


Victor, Scott, & Stepp (2017). Socioeconomic status and SITB: Exploring an understudied relationship. Paper presentation at the ISSS meeting.

Victor & Klonsky (2015). Situation, Attention, Appraisal, Response: A laboratory investigation of emotional processing in non-suicidal self-injury using the modal model of emotion. Paper presentation (symposium chair) at the ABCT meeting.

Victor & Klonsky (2015). Experience, cognition, and affect: Investigating self-injurious behaviors through the modal model of emotion. Invited paper presentation at the Military Suicide Research Consortium Pre-Conference Training Day at the AAS meeting.


Victor, Glenn, Feske, & Klonsky (2014). Characteristics of non-suicidal self-injury and suicide attempts: Findings from six samples. Paper presentation at the AAS meeting.


Victor & Klonsky (2013). Risk factors for suicide attempts among self-injurers. Paper presentation at the ISSS meeting.

Victor & Klonsky (2012). Who chooses self-injury: Beyond high negative emotionality. Paper presentation at the ABCT meeting.


Victor, Glenn, & Klonsky (2011). Men who self-injure: An understudied population. Paper presentation at the ABCT meeting.


Victor & Klonsky (2011). Predictors of suicidality among adolescents with non-suicidal self-injury. Paper presentation at the AAS meeting.

For a list of additional academic work, including book chapters and poster presentations, please see my curriculum vitae.

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