Chapters | Selected

Vaillancourt, T. & Palamarchuk, I. (2020; in press). Neurobiological factors of bullying victimization. In P. K. Smith & J. O’Higgins Norman, Wiley-Blackwell Bullying Handbook.

Davis, A. C., Vaillancourt, T., & Archer, J. (2020). Evolutionary roots of women’s aggression: Causes, contexts, and consequences. In F. M. Cheung & D. F. Halpern (Eds.), The Cambridge international handbook on psychology of women (pp. 258-272). Cambridge University Press. ISBN-10: 1108460909

Davis, A., Vaillancourt, T., Arnocky, S., & Doyel, R. (2019). Women’s gossip as an intrasexual competition strategy: An evolutionary approach to gender and discrimination. In F. Giardini & R. Wittek (Eds.) Handbook of Gossip and Reputation, (pp 303–321). Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190494087.013.16

Vaillancourt, T. (2018). Foreword. In T. Malti & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of child and adolescent aggression. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Davis, A., Arnocky, S., & Vaillancourt, T. (2018). Sex differences, initiating gossip. In T.K. Shackelford & V. Weekses-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 79-81). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_190-1

Whitley, J., Smith, J. D., Vaillancourt, T., & Neufeld, J. (2018). Promoting mental health literacy among educators: A critical aspect of school-based prevention and intervention. In A. Leschied, D. Saklofske, & G. Flett. (Eds.),The Handbook of School-Based Mental Health Promotion: An Evidence Informed Framework for Implementation (pp 143-165). New York: Springer.

Vaillancourt, T. (2018). The neurobiology of bullying victimization. In A. Vazsonyi, D. Flannery, & M. DeLisi (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (2nd edition) (pp. 175-186). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vaillancourt, T. & Boylan, K. (2018). Behavioural and emotional disorders of childhood and adolescence. In D. Dozois (Ed.), Abnormal psychology: Perspectives, DSM-5 Update Edition (6th edition) (pp. 384-410). Toronto: Pearson Education.

Vaillancourt, T. & Krems, J.A. (2018). An evolutionary psychological perspective of indirect aggression in girls and women. In S. Coyne & J. Ostrov (Eds.), The Development of Relational Aggression (pp. 111-126). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Vaillancourt, T. (2018). Indirect aggression. In M.H. Bornstein, M.E. Arterberry, K.L. Fingerman, & J.E. Lansford (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Vaillancourt, T., Sanderson, C., Arnold, P., & McDougall, P. (2017). The neurobiology of peer victimization: Longitudinal links to health, genetic risk, and epigenetic mechanisms. In C.P. Bradshaw (Ed.), Handbook on bullying prevention: A life course perspective (pp 35-47). Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers Press.

Arnocky, S. & Vaillancourt, T. (2017). Sexual competition among women: A review of the theory and supporting evidence. M. L. Fisher (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of women and competition, (pp 25-39). Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199376377.013.3

Davis, A., Vaillancourt, T., & Arnocky, S., (2016). Sexual jealousy. In V. Weekes-Shackelford, T.K. Shackelford, & V. A. Weekses-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, (pp 1-8). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_871-1

Beeson, C. M. L. & Vaillancourt, T. (2016). The short- and long-term health and education outcomes of peer victimization: Implications for educators and clinicians. In B. Haslam & P. J. Valletutti, (Eds.), From Medical and Psychosocial Problems in the Classroom: The Teacher’s Role in Diagnosis and Management (5th edition) (pp 445-468). Austin, TX: PRO-ED.

Vaillancourt, T. & Boylan, K. (2015). Behavioural and emotional disorders of childhood and adolescence. In D. Dozois (Ed.), Abnormal psychology: Perspectives, DSM-5 Update Edition (5th edition) (pp 391-417). Toronto: Pearson Education.

Knack, J., Vaillancourt, T., Krygsman, A., Arnocky, S., Vitoroulis, I., Hepditch, J., & Blain-Arcaro, C. (2014). Peer victimization: Understanding the developmental correlates of at-risk children and youth. In J.A. Burack, & L.A. Schmidt (Eds). Cultural and contextual perspectives on development at-risk, (pp. 107-125). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Nowakowski, M.E., Schmidt, L.A., & Vaillancourt, T. (2014). Maternal depression and children’s behavioral and emotional outcomes: A review of contextual and individual-level moderators and mediators. In J.A. Burack & L.A. Schmidt (Eds.), Cultural and contextual perspectives on development at-risk, (204-220). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vaillancourt, T., Hepditch, J., Vitoroulis, I., Krygsman, A., Blain-Arcaro, C. & McDougall, P. (2013). The characteristics of peer relations among children with neurological and developmental conditions. In G. Ronen & P. Rosenbaum (Eds.), Life quality outcomes in children and young people with neurological and developmental conditions: Concepts, evidence and practice. Clinics in Developmental Medicine, (pp 87-106). Oxford, UK: Mac Keith Press.

Vaillancourt, T. & Boylan, K. (2013). Behavioural and emotional disorders of childhood and adolescence. In D. Dozois (Ed.), Abnormal psychology: Perspectives (5th edition), (pp 391-415). Toronto: Pearson Education.

Knack, J.M. & Vaillancourt, T. (2012). Evidence of altered cortisol levels across child maltreatment, intimate partner abuse and peer victimization. In A.N. Hutcherson (Ed.), Psychology of victimization, (pp. 205-218). Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Miller, J.L. & Vaillancourt, T. (2011). Rethinking the eating disorder continuum: A categorical approach to abnormal eating. In V.R. Preedy, R.R. Watson, and C. Martin (Eds.), Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition, (pp. 1411-1429). NY: Springer.

Hymel, S., Closson, L.M., Caravita, S.C.S., & Vaillancourt, T. (2011). Social status among peers: From sociometric attraction to peer acceptance to perceived popularity. In P. K. Smith and C. H. Hart (Eds.), Handbook of childhood social development (2nd ed.),(pp. 375-392). NY: Wiley/Blackwell.

Vaillancourt, T., Hymel, S., & McDougall, P. (2010). Why does being bullied hurt so much? Insights from neuroscience. In D. Espelage & S. Swearer (Eds.), Bullying in North American schools, (pp.23-33).New York, NY: Taylor & Francis Group, Inc.

Nowakowski, M.E., Vaillancourt, T., & Schmidt, L.A. (2010). Neurobiology of interpersonal trust. In K. Rotenberg (Ed.), Interpersonal trust in childhood and adolescence, (pp. 28-55). Cambridge University Press.

Vaillancourt, T., Miller, J.L., & Sharma, A. (2010). “Tripping the Prom Queen”: Female intrasexual competition and indirect aggression. In K. Österman (Ed.), Indirect and direct aggression, (pp. 17-32). Frankfurt: Peter Lang Publishing Group.

Hymel, S., Schonert-Reichl, K.A., Bonanno, R.A., Vaillancourt, T., Rocke-Henderson, N. (2010). Bullying and morality: Understanding how good kids can behave badly. In S. R. Jimerson, S. M. Swearer, & D. L. Espelage (Eds). The handbook of bullying in schools: An international perspective, (pp. 101-118). New York: Routledge.

Vaillancourt, T. & Boylan, K. (2010). Behavioral and emotional disorders of childhood and adolescence. In D. Dozois & P. Firestone (Eds.), Abnormal psychology: Perspectives (4th ed.) (pp. 370-390). Toronto: Pearson Education.

Vaillancourt, T., Clinton, J., McDougall, P., Schmidt, L., & Hymel, S. (2010). The neurobiology of peer victimization and rejection. In S. R. Jimerson, S. M. Swearer, & D. L. Espelage (Eds). The handbook of bullying in schools: An international perspective (pp. 293-327). New York: Routledge.

Vaillancourt, T., McDougall, P., & Hymel, S., & Sunderani, S. (2010). Respect or fear? The relationship between power and bullying behavior. In S. R. Jimerson, S. M. Swearer, & D. L. Espelage (Eds). The handbook of bullying in schools: An international perspective (pp. 211-222). New York: Routledge.

Hymel, S., McDougall, P., Vaillancourt, T. (2008). Peer effects. In W. A. Darity, Jr. (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 6 (pp. 198-201). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

McDougall, P., Hymel, S., & Vaillancourt, T. (2008). What happens over time to those who bully and those who are victimized? www.education.com.

McDougall, P. & Vaillancourt, T. (2007). Bullying in context: Why do they stand by and when will they stand up? Education Letter (pp. 7-9), Queen’s University.

Vaillancourt, T. & Igneski, V. (2006). The study of suicidality among children and youth: Preliminary recommendations and best practices. In B. Leadbeater, E. Banister, C. Benoit, M. Jansson, A. Marshall, & T. Riecken. (Eds.), Ethical issues in community-based research with children and youth (pp. 207-218). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Vaillancourt, T. (2005). Indirect aggression among humans: Social construct or evolutionary adaptation? In R.E. Tremblay, W.H. Hartup, & J. Archer (Eds.), Developmental origins of aggression (pp. 158-177). NY: Guilford Press.

Vaillancourt, T. & Hymel, S. (2004). The social context of children’s aggression. In M. Moretti, M. Jackson, & C. Odgers (Eds.), Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention principles (pp. 57-73). Kluwer Academic publishers.

Hymel, S., Vaillancourt, T., McDougall, P., & Renshaw, P.D. (2002). Peer acceptance and rejection in childhood. In P.K. Smith & C.H. Hart, (Eds.), Blackwell handbook of childhood social development (pp.265-284). Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

McDougall, P., Hymel, S., Vaillancourt, T., & Mercer, L. (2001). The consequences of childhood peer rejection. In M. Leary (Ed.), Interpersonal rejection (pp.213-247). NY: Oxford University Press.