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Taylor, S., Sirois, F. M., & Molnar, D.S. (2017). Health Psychology, 4th Edition, Canadian Edition. McGraw-Hill Education.

Sirois, F. M., & Molnar, D. S. (Eds.) (2016). Perfectionism, Health, and Well-Being. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Contributions to Edited Volumes

Molnar, D. S., Sirois, F. M., Flett, G. L., Janssen, W.F., & Hewitt, P. L. (2017). Perfectionism and health: The roles of health behaviors and stress-related processes. In J. Stoeber (Ed.), The Psychology of Perfectionism: Theory, Research, Applications. London: Routledge.

Molnar, D. S., Sirois, F. M., & Methot-Jones, T. (2016). Trying to be perfect in an imperfect world: Examining the role of perfectionism in the context of chronic illness. In F. M Sirois, & D. S. Molnar (Eds.), Perfectionism, Health, and Well-Being (pp. 69-99). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Molnar, D. S. & Sirois, F. M. (2016). Perfectionism, health, & well-being: Epilogue and future directions. In F. M Sirois, & D. S. Molnar (Eds.), Perfectionism, Health, and Well-Being (pp. 285-302). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Flett, G. L., Hewitt, P. L., & Molnar, D. S. (2016). Perfectionism in health and illness from a person-focused, historical perspective. In F. M Sirois, & D. S. Molnar (Eds.), Perfectionism, Health, and Well-Being (pp. 25-44). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Sirois, F. M., & Molnar, D. S. (2016). Conceptualization and measurement of perfectionism, health, and well-being: An introductory overview. In F. M. Sirois, & D. S. Molnar (Eds.), Perfectionism, Health, and Well-Being (pp. 1-21). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Ettekal, I., Eiden R. D., Nickerson, A., Molnar, D.S., & Schuetze, P. (In press). Developmental cascades to children’s conduct problems: The role of socioeconomic adversity, maternal sensitivity, depression and substance use, and children’s conscience. Development and Psychopathology.

Sirois, F.M., Nauts, S. Molnar D.S. (2018). Self-compassion and bedtime procrastination: An affect regulation perspective. Mindfulness.

Molnar, D. S., Granger, D.A., Shisler, S. & Eiden, R.D. (2018). Prenatal and postnatal cigarette and cannabis exposure: Effects on secretory immunoglobulin A in early childhood. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 67, 31-36.

Hoffarth, M.R., Hodson, G., & Molnar, D.S. (2018). When and why is religious attendance associated with antigay bias and gay rights opposition? A justification-suppression model approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,115, 526-563.

Sirois, F.M., & Molnar, D.S. (2017). Perfectionistic strivings and concerns are differentially associated with self-rated health beyond negative affect. Journal of Research in Personality, 70, 73-83. 

Molnar, D.S., Rancourt, D., Schlauch, R., Wen, X., Huestis, M.A., & Eiden, R.D. (2017). Tobacco exposure and conditional weight-for-length-gain by 2 years of age. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 42, 679-688.

Sirois, F.M., Molnar, D.S., & Hirsch, J. (2017). A meta-analytic and conceptual update on the associations between procrastination and perfectionism. European Journal of Personality, 31, 137-159.

Shisler, S., Eiden, R.D., Molnar, D.S., Schuetze, P., Huestis, M., Homish, G. (2017). Smoking in pregnancy and fetal growth: The case for more intensive assessment.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 19(5), 525-531. PMID:28403474.

Bartel, S., Sherry, S., Molnar, D.S., Mushquash, A., Leonard, K., Flett, G.L., & Stewart, S. (2017). Do romantic partners influence each other’s heavy episodic drinking? Support for the partner influence hypothesis in a three-year longitudinal study. Addictive Behaviors, 69, 55-58.

Shisler, S., Eiden, R.D, Molnar, D.S., Schuetze, P., Coles, C., Huestis, M., Colder, C. (2016). Effects of fetal tobacco exposure on focused attention in infancy. Infant Behavior and Development, 46, 1-10.

Flett, G.L., Mara, C.A.M., Hewitt, P.L., Sirois, F.M., & Molnar, D.S. (2016). How should discrepancy be assessed in perfectionism research? A psychometric analysis and proposed refinement of the Almost-Perfect Scale-Revised. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. doi: 10.1177/0734282916651382

Flett, G.L., Nepon, T., Hewitt, P.L., Molnar, D.S., & Zhao, W. (2016). Projecting perfection by hiding effort: Supplementing the perfectionistic self-presentation scale with a brief self-presentation measure. Self & Identity, 15, 245-261.

Flett, G.L., Molnar, D.S., & Hewitt, P.L. (2016). The traumatized perfectionist: Understanding the role of perfectionism in post-traumatic reactions to stress. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience, 18, 764-765.

Hosker-Field, A., Molnar, D.S., & Book, A.S. (2016). Psychopathy and risk-taking: Examining the role of risk perception. Personality and Individual Differences, 91, 123-132.

Shisler, S., Homish, G., Molnar, D.S., Schuetze, P., Colder, C.R., & Eiden, R.D. (2016). Predictors of changes in smoking from 3rd trimester to 9 months postpartum. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 18, 84-87.

Hirsch, J. K., Sirois, F.M., Molnar, D.S., & Chang, E.C. (2016). Pain and depressive symptoms in primary care: Moderating role of positive and negative affect. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 32, 562-567.