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PUBLICATIONS (* Denotes Graduate And Undergraduate Students)


Geiser, C. (2013). Data analysis with Mplus. New York: Guilford.

Geiser, C. (2011). Datenanalyse mit Mplus: Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung [Data analysis with Mplus: An application-oriented introduction]. Wiesbaden, Germany: VS-Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. 2nd ed. (1st ed.: 2010).

Geiser, C. (2009). Multitrait-Multimethod-Multioccasion Modeling. München, Germany: Akademische Verlagsgemeinschaft München (AVM). ISBN: 978-3-86924-874-5.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

*Litson, K., *Thornhill, C. W., Geiser, C., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (in press). Applying and interpreting mixture distribution latent state-trait models. Structural Equation Modeling.

Burns, G. L., Becker, S. P., Geiser, C., Leopold, D. R., & Willcutt, E. G. (in press). Are sluggish cognitive tempo, ADHD, and oppositional defiant disorder trait- or state-like constructs? Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

*Simone, M., Geiser, C., & Lockhart, G. (in press). Development and validation of the Multicontextual Interpersonal Relations Scale (MIRS). European Journal of Psychological Assessment.

*Hintz, F. A., Geiser, C., & Shiffman, S. (in press). A latent state-trait model for analyzing states, traits, situations, method effects, and their interactions. Journal of Personality.

Seijas, R., Servera, M., Garcia-Banda, G., Burns, G. L., Preszler, J., Barry, C. T., *Litson, K., & Geiser, C. (in press). Consistency of limited prosocial emotions across occasions, sources, and settings: Trait- or state-like construct in a young community sample? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Blais, R. K., & Geiser, C. (in press). Depression and PTSD-related anhedonia mediate the association of military sexual trauma and suicidal ideation in female service members/veterans. Psychiatry Research.

*Hintz, F. A., Geiser, C., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (2019). Examining quadratic relationships between traits and methods in two multitrait-multimethod models. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 10:353.

Geiser, C., *Hintz, F., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (2019). Structural equation modeling of multiple-indicator multimethod-multioccasion data: A primer. Personality and Individual Differences, 136, 79-89.

 *Preszler, J., Burns, G. L., *Litson, K., Geiser, C., Servera, M., & Becker, S. P. (2019). How consistent is sluggish cognitive tempo across occasions, sources, and settings? Evidence from latent state-trait modeling. Assessment, 26, 99-110.

Blais, R. K., Geiser, C., & Cruz, R. A. (2018). Specific PTSD symptom clusters mediate the association of military sexual trauma and sexual health in female service members/veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 238, 680-688.

*Litson, K., Geiser, C., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (2018). Trait and state variance in multisource assessments of ADHD and academic impairment in Spanish first-grade children. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 47, 699-712.

Irwin, H. J., Marks, A. D. G., & Geiser, C. (2018). Belief in the paranormal: A state, or a trait? Journal of Parapsychology, 82, 24-40.

Geiser, C., Götz, T., Preckel, F., & Freund, P. A. (2017). States and traits: Theories, models, and assessment. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 33, 219-223.

 Koch, T., Schultze, M., Holtmann, J., Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2017). A multimethod latent state-trait model for structurally different and interchangeable methods. Psychometrika, 82, 17-47.

*Litson, K., Geiser, C., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (2017). Assessing trait x method interactions using mixture distribution multitrait-multimethod models. Structural Equation Modeling, 24, 31-51.

Eid, M., Geiser, C., Koch, T., & Heene, M. (2017). Anomalous results in g-factor models: Explanations and alternatives. Psychological Methods, 22, 541-562.

*Preszler, J., Burns, G. L., *Litson, K., Geiser, C., & Servera, M. (2017). Trait and state variance in oppositional defiant disorder symptoms: A multi-source investigation with Spanish children. Psychological Assessment, 29, 135-147.

Eid, M., Geiser, C., & Koch, T. (2016). Measuring method effects: From traditional to design-oriented approaches. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25, 275-280.doi: 10.1177/0963721416649624.

Geiser, C., *Griffin, D., & Shiffman, S. (2016). Using multigroup-multiphase latent state-trait models to study treatment-induced changes in intra-individual state variability: An application to smokers' affect. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 7:1043. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01043

Geiser, C., *Mandelman, S. D., Tan, M., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2016). Multitrait-multimethod assessment of giftedness: An application of the Correlated Traits-Correlated(Methods – 1) model. Structural Equation Modeling, 23, 76-90. doi: 10.1080/10705511.2014.937792. 

*Wang, F. L., Chassin, L., Geiser, C., & Lemery-Chalfant, K. (2016). GABRA2 and adolescent hyperactive-inattentive symptoms, conduct problems, and alcohol problems: Mediation by impulsivity and sensation seeking.European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 25, 67-80. doi: 10.1007/s00787-015-0703-7.

*Papa, L., *Litson, K., Lockhart, G., Chassin, L., & Geiser, C. (2015). Analyzing mediation models with multiple informants: A new approach and its application in clinical psychology. Frontiers in Psychology: Psychology for Clinical Settings, 6:1674. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01674.

 Geiser, C., *Bishop, J., & Lockhart, G. (2015). Collapsing factors in multitrait-multimethod models: Examining consequences of a mismatch between measurement design and model. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 6:946. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00946.

Geiser, C., *Litson, K., *Bishop, J., *Keller, B. T., Burns, G. L., Servera, M., & Shiffman, S. (2015). Analyzing person, situation, and person × situation interaction effects: Latent state-trait models for the combination of random and fixed situations. Psychological Methods, 20, 165-192.

*Bishop, J., Geiser, C., & Cole, D. A. (2015). Modeling growth with multiple indicators: A comparison of three approaches. Psychological Methods, 20, 43-62.

Steyer, R., Mayer, A., Geiser, C., & Cole, D. A. (2015). A theory of states and traits: revised. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 11, 71-98. doi: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-032813-153719.

Geiser, C., *Keller, B. T., Lockhart, G., Eid, M., Cole, D. A., & *Koch, T. (2015). Distinguishing state variability from trait change in longitudinal data: The role of measurement (non)invariance in latent state-trait analyses. Behavior Research Methods, 47, 172-203. doi: 10.3758/s13428-014-0457-z.

Burns, G. L., Servera, M., del Mar Bernard, M., Carrillo, J. M., & Geiser, C. (2014). Mothers’, fathers’, teachers’, and aides’ ratings of ADHD symptoms and academic impairment: Implications for DSM-5 ADHD diagnostic criterion C. Psychological Assessment, 26, 1247-1258. 

 Geiser, C., Koch, T., & Eid, M. (2014). Data-generating mechanisms versus constructively-defined latent variables in multitrait-multimethod analyses: A comment on Castro-Schilo, Widaman, & Grimm (2013). Structural Equation Modeling, 21, 509-523.

Geiser, C., Burns, G.L., & Servera, M. (2014).  Testing for measurement invariance and latent mean differences across methods: Interesting incremental information from multitrait-multimethod studies.  Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 5:1216. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01216.

*Carlson Wurpts, I., & Geiser, C. (2014). Is adding more indicators to a latent class analysis beneficial or detrimental? Results of a Monte Carlo study. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 5,920.

*Böhme, S., Geiser, C., & Renneberg, B. (2014).  Functional and self-rated health mediate the association between diabetes and depression.  BMC Family Practice, 15:157.

*Clyde, J. W., Domenech-Rodriguez, M. M., & Geiser, C. (2014). Medical professionalism: An experimental look at physicians’ Facebook profiles. Medical Education Online, 19:23149. 

*Jackson, M. A., Fauth, E. M., & Geiser, C. (2014). Comparing the Neuropsychiatric Inventory and the Revised Memory and Behavior Problems Checklist for associations with caregiver burden and depressive symptoms. International Psychogeriatrics, 26, 1021-1031.

Specht, J., Luhmann, M., & Geiser, C. (2014). On the consistency of personality types across adulthood: Latent profile analyses in two large-scale panel studies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Koch, T., *Schultze, M., Eid, M., Geiser, C. (2014). A longitudinal multilevel CFA-MTMM model for interchangeable and structurally different methods. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 5:311. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00311

Geiser, C., Okun, M. A., & Grano, C. (2014). Who is motivated to volunteer? A latent profile analysis linking volunteer motivation to frequency of volunteering. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 56, 3-24.

Geiser, C., *Bishop, J., Lockhart, G., Shiffman, S., & Grenard, J. (2013). Analyzing latent state-trait and multiple-indicator latent growth curve models as multilevel structural equation models. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 4:975. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00975

Geiser, C., *Keller, B., & Lockhart, G. (2013). First- versus second-order latent growth curve models: Some insights from latent state-trait theory. Structural Equation Modeling, 20, 479-503.

*Schalke, F., Brunner, M., Geiser, C., Preckel, F., Keller, U., & Martin, R. (2013). Stability and change in intelligence from age 12 to age 52: Results from the Luxembourg MAGRIP study. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1529-1543.

*Mayer, A., Geiser, C., Infurna, F., & Fiege, C. (2013). Modelling and predicting complex patterns of change using growth component models: An application to depression trajectories in cancer patients. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 10, 40-59.

Courvoisier, D. S., Renaud, O., Geiser, C., *Gaudy, K., Paschke, K., & Jordan, K. (2013). Sex hormones and mental rotation: An intensive longitudinal investigation. Hormones & Behavior, 63, 345-351.

Geiser, C., Eid, M., West, S. G., Lischetzke, T., & Nussbeck, F. W. (2012). A comparison of method effects in two confirmatory factor models for structurally different methods. Structural Equation Modeling, 19, 409-436.

Geiser, C., & Lockhart, G. (2012). A comparison of four approaches to account for method effects in latent state trait analysis. Psychological Methods, 17, 255-283.

*Lange, J., Geiser, C., Wiedl, K. H., & Schöttke, H. (2012). Screening for personality disorders: A new questionnaire and its validation using latent class analysis. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 54, 323-342.

*Böhme, S., Geiser, C., *Mühlenhoff, T., *Holtmann, J., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Telephone counseling for patients with chronic heart failure: Results of an evaluation study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19, 288-297.

*Janssen, A. B., & Geiser, C. (2012). Cross-cultural differences in spatial abilities and solution strategies - An investigation in Cambodia and Germany. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43, 533-557.

Gerber, M., Grote, G., Geiser, C., & Raeder, S. (2012). Managing psychological contracts in the era of the "new" career.European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology 21, 195-221.

*Crayen, C., Geiser, C., Scheithauer, H., & Eid, M. (2011). Evaluating interventions with multimethod data: A structural equation modeling approach. Structural Equation Modeling, 18, 497-524.

Bölter, A. F., Lange, J., Anger, B., Geiser, C., Süss, H.-M., & Frommer, J. (2011). Modifikation der IES-R zur Diagnostik posttraumatischer Belastung bei Traumatisierung durch die Diagnose Krebs [Modification of the IES-R scale for assessing post-traumatic stress disorder after cancer diagnosis]. Diagnostika, 57, 84-98.

Geiser, C., Eid, M., Nussbeck, F. W., Courvoisier, D. S., & Cole, D. A. (2010). Multitrait-multimethod change modeling. AStA - Advances in Statistical Analysis, 94, 185-201.

Geiser, C., Eid, M., Nussbeck, F. W., Courvoisier, D. S., & Cole, D. A. (2010). Analyzing true change in longitudinal multitrait-multimethod studies: Application of a multimethod change model to depression and anxiety in children. Developmental Psychology, 46, 29-45.

Grigorenko, E. L., Geiser, C., Slobodskaya, H. R., & Francis, D. J. (2010). Cross-informant symptoms from CBCL, TRF, and YSR: Trait and method variance in a normative sample of Russian youths. Psychological Assessment, 22, 893-911.

Reuter, T., Ziegelmann, J. P., Wiedemann, A. U., Geiser, C., Lippke, S., Schuz, B., & Schwarzer, R. (2010). Changes in intentions, planning, and self-efficacy predict changes in behaviors: An application of latent true change modeling. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 935-947.

*Janssen, A. B., & Geiser, C. (2010). On the relationship between solution strategies in two mental rotation tasks. Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 473-478.

Eid, M., Geiser, C., & Nussbeck, F. W. (2009). Multitrait-multimethod analysis in psychotherapy research: New methodological approaches. Psychotherapy Research, 19, 390-396.

Nussbeck, F. W., Eid, M., Geiser, C., Courvoisier, D. S., & Lischetzke, T. (2009). A CTC(M-1) model for different types of raters. Methodology, 5, 88-98.

Geiser, C., Lehmann, W., Corth, M., & Eid, M. (2008). Quantitative and qualitative change in children's mental rotation performance. Learning and Individual Differences, 18, 419-429.

Geiser, C., Lehmann, W., & Eid, M. (2008). A note on sex differences in mental rotation in different age groups. Intelligence, 36, 556-563.

Geiser, C., Eid, M., & Nussbeck, F. W. (2008). On the meaning of the latent variables in the CT-C(M-1) model: A comment on Maydeu-Olivares & Coffman (2006). Psychological Methods, 13, 49-57.

Courvoisier, D. S., Nussbeck, F. W., Eid, M., Geiser, C., & Cole, D. A. (2008). Analyzing the convergent validity of states and traits: Development and application of multimethod latent state-trait models. Psychological Assessment, 20, 270-280.

Eid, M., Lischetzke, T., Nussbeck, F. W., Geiser, C., Luhmann, M., & Mallach, N. (2008). Subjective well-being, sun protection behaviour and multimethod measurement: Major research themes of the methodology group at the Free University of Berlin. Zeitschrift fur Gesundheitspsychologie, 16, 119-122.

Eid, M., Nussbeck, F. W., Geiser, C., Cole, D. A., Gollwitzer, M., & Lischetzke, T. (2008). Structural equation modeling of multitrait-multimethod data: Different models for different types of methods. Psychological Methods, 13, 230-253.

Eid, M., Geiser, C., & Nussbeck, F.W. (2008). Neuere psychometrische Ansatze der Veranderungsmessung [New psychometric approaches to the measurement of change]. Zeitschrift fur Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 56, 181-189.

Geiser, C., Lehmann, W., & Eid, M. (2006). Separating "Rotators" from "Non-Rotators" in the Mental Rotations Test: A multigroup latent class analysis. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 41, 261-293.

Quaiser-Pohl, C., Geiser, C., & Lehmann, W. (2006). The relationship between computer-game preference, gender, and mental rotation ability. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 609-619.

Book Chapters

Geiser, C., *Hintz, F. A., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (2017). Latent variable modeling of person-situation data. In J. F. Rauthmann, R. Sherman, & D. C. Funder (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychological Situations. New York: Oxford University Press. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190263348.013.15

Geiser, C. (2014). Longitudinal structural equation modeling. In A.C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of quality of life research (pp. 3695-3703). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Steyer, R., Geiser, C., & *Fiege, C. (2012). Latent state-trait models. In H.Cooper (Ed.), Handbook of research methods in psychology (pp. 291-308). Washington, DC: APA.

Nussbeck, F. W., Eid, M., & Geiser, C. (2010). Mischverteilungsmodelle [Mixture distribution models]. In H.Holling & B. Schmitz (Eds.), Handbuch Statistik, Methoden und Evaluation [Handbook of statistics, methods, and evaluation] (pp. 562-568). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Geiser, C., Eid, M., Nussbeck, F. W., Lischetzke, T. & Cole, D. A. (2010). Multitrait-Multimethod-Analyse [Multitrait multimethod analysis]. In H. Holling & B. Schmitz (Eds.), Handbuch Statistik, Methoden und Evaluation [Handbook of statistics, methods, and evaluation] (pp. 679-685). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2010). Item-Response-Theorie [Item response theory]. In C. Wolf & H. Best (Eds.), Handbuch der sozialwissenschaftlichen Datenanalyse [Handbook of social science data analysis] (pp. 311-332). Wiesbaden, Germany: VS-Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Rindermann, H., & Geiser, C. (2010). Testtheoretische und methodische Grundlagen der Entwicklungsdiagnostik [Test theoretical and methodological foundations of assessment methodology in developmental research]. In C. Quaiser-Pohl und H. Rindermann (Eds.), Entwicklungsdiagnostik [Assessment methodology in developmental research] (pp. 27-56). München, Germany: Reinhardt.

Nussbeck, F. W., Eid, M., Geiser, C., Courvoisier, D. S., & Cole, D. A. (2007). Konvergente und diskriminante Validitat uber die Zeit: Integration von Multitrait-Multimethod-Modellen und der Latent-State-Trait-Theorie [Convergent and discriminant validity over time: Integration of multitrait-multimethod models and latent state trait theory]. In H. Moosbrugger und A. Kelava (Eds.), Testtheorie und Fragebogenkonstruktion [Test theory and questionnaire construction] (pp. 361-388). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2006). Profilanalyse [Profile analysis]. In F. Petermann & M. Eid (Eds.), Handbuch der Psychologischen Diagnostik [Handbook of psychological assessment] (pp. 318-331). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Geiser, C., Lehmann, W., & Eid, M. (2004). Verwenden Frauen und Manner beim "mentalen Rotieren" unterschiedliche Tricks? [Do women and men employ different strategies in mental rotation?] In C. Quaiser-Pohl & K. Jordan (Eds.), Warum Frauen glauben, sie konnten nicht einparken - und Manner ihnen Recht geben [Why women believe they cannot park a car - and men agree with them] (pp. 112-124). München: C.H. Beck

Published Abstracts

*Crayen, C., Geiser, C., & Eid, M. (2008). Performance of structural equation models for multitrait-multimethod-multioccasion data: A Monte Carlo investigation [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 43, 26.

Eid, M., Geiser, C., & Nussbeck, F.W. (2008). Analyzing multimethod data [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 43, 369.

Geiser, C., Lehmann, W., & Eid, M. (2008). A note on the development of sex differences in three-dimensional mental rotation [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 43, 585.

Quaiser-Pohl, C., Geiser, C., & Lehmann, W. (2005). Gender differences in cognitive abilities: Development and influencing factors [Abstract]. Journal of Psychophysiology, 19 (2), 138.