Yuthika Girme

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Intimate relationships, attachment-related insecurities, support provision and support seeking, singlehood, psychological well-being, physiological stress. 

Selected Publications

Girme, Y. U., Jones, R. E., Fleck, C., Simpson, J. A., & Overall, N. C. (2020). Infants’ Attachment Insecurity Predicts Emotion Regulation Strategies in Adulthood. Emotion. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1037/emo0000721

Girme, Y. U., Agnew, C.R., VanderDrift, L. E., Harvey, S. M.,  Rholes, W. S., & Simpson, J. A. (2018). The Ebbs and Flows of Attachment: Within-Person Variation in Attachment Undermine Relationship Wellbeing across Time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114, 397-421. DOI: 10.1037/pspi0000115

Girme, Y. U., Maniaci, M. R., Reis, H. T., McNulty, J., Carmichael, C., Gable, S. L., Levi R. Baker, & Overall, N. C. (2018). Does Support Need To Be Seen? Daily Invisible Support Promotes Next Day Relationship Well-being. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 882-893. DOI:10.1037/fam0000453

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., Faingataa, S., & Sibley, C. G. (2015). Happily Single: The Link between Relationship Status and Wellbeing Depends on Avoidance and Approach Social Goals. Social Personality and Psychological Science. 7, 122-130. DOI: 10.1177/1948550615599828

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., Simpson, J. A., Fletcher, G. O. (2015). "All or Nothing": Attachment Avoidance and the Curvilinear Effects of Partner Support. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 450-475. DOI: 10.1037/a0038866

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C. & Faingataa, S. (2014). 'Date Nights' take two: The maintenance function of shared relationship activities. Personal Relationships, 21, 125-149. DOI: 10.1111/pere.12020


Future courses may be subject to change.