Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, PhD
Magda has been involved with the Life History Studies group since its inception. She completed her M.A. in Holland, and her Ph.D. in Psychology at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She has published widely on the data from the Pittsburgh Youth Study, particularly in the areas of help seeking and child abuse. Currently, she is working on positive outcomes, i.e., desistance and well-adjusted young men. She has been involved in many of the sub studies and has worked together with researchers who have used data from the Pittsburgh Youth Study. She will be retiring on September 30,2011.
- Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & van Kammen W.B. Data collection and management. A practical guide. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1995.
- Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & Wei, E.H., The precursors of young fatherhood and its effect on the delinquency career of teenage males. Journal of Adolescent Health, 22: 56-65, 1998.
- Loeber, R., Farrington, D.P., Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & van Kammen, W.B., AntisocialBehavior and Mental Health Problems: Risk Factors in Childhood and Adolescence. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1998.
- Stouthamer-Loeber, M., Loeber, R., Homish, D. L., and Wei, E. Maltreatment of boys and the development of disruptive and delinquent behavior. Development and Psychopathology, 13: 941-955, 2001.
- Stouthamer-Loeber, M., Loeber, R., Wei, E., Farrington, D.P., & P-O Wikstrom. Risk and promotive effects in the explanation of persistent serious delinquency in boys. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70: 111-123, 2002.
- Stouthamer-Loeber, M., and Loeber, R. Lost opportunities for intervention: Undetected markers for the development of serious juvenile delinquency. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 12: 69-82, 2002.
- Stouthamer-Loeber, M., Wei, E., Loeber, R., & Masten A.S. Desistance from persistent serious delinquency in the transition to adulthood. Development and Psychopathology, 16: 897-918, 2004.
- Loeber, R., Farrington, D.P., Stouthamer-Loeber, M., White, H.R.. Violence and serious theft: Risk and promotive factors from childhood to early adulthood, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2008.