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., Peters, B. P., Baker, L. R., Overall, N. C., Fletcher, G. J. O., Reis, H. T., Jamieson, J. P., & Sigal, M. (2020). Attachment Anxiety and the Curvilinear Effect of Expressive Suppression on Individuals’ and Partners’ Outcomes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advanced online publication.

Girme, Y. U. (2020). Step Out of Line: Modelling Nonlinear Effects and Dynamics in Close-Relationships Research. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 29(4), 351-357. DOI: 10.1177/0963721420920598

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


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