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Gasser, C. E, Larson, L. M., & Borgen, F. H.. (2004). Contributions of personality and interests to explaining the educational aspirations of college students. Journal of Career Assessment, 12, 347-365. PDF

Karr, C. A. & Larson, L. M. (2005). Use of Theory in Research: Investigating

Three Counseling Psychology Journals (1990-1999). Major Contribution. The Counseling Psychologist, 33, 299-326. PDF

Karr, C. A. & Larson, L. M. (2005). Keeping Theory Revision Front and Center in Counseling Psychology: Moving From Discussion to Action. The Rejoinder. The Counseling Psychologist, 33, 383-388. PDF

Wei, M., Mallincrodt, B., Larson, L. M., & Zakalik, R. (2005). Adult attachment, depressive symptoms, and validation from self versus others. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 52, 368-377. PDF

Larson, L. M., & Bailey, D. C. (2006). Beyond Holland’s RIASEC. Article to be published in J. H. Greenhaus and G. A, Callanan’s (Eds.) the Encyclopedia of Career Development, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference Publications. Career Appraisal. pp. 69-71.

Vogel, D. L., Wester, S. R., Larson, L. M., & Wade, N. G. (2006). An Information Processing Model of the Decision to Seek Professional Help. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.37, 398-406.  PDF

Larson, L. M. & Borgen, F. H. (2006) Do Personality Traits Contribute to Vocational Self-Efficacy? Journal of Career Assessment, 14, 295-311PDF

Vogel, D. L., Wester, S. R., & Larson, L. M. (2007). Avoidance of Counseling: Psychological Factors That Inhibit Seeking Help. Journal of Counseling & Development, 85, 410-422. PDF

Gasser, C. E., Larson, L. M., & Borgen, F. H. (2007). Concurrent validity of the 2004 Strong Interest Inventory: An Examination of Gender and College Major. Journal of Career Assessment, 15, 23-43. PDF

Staggs, G., Larson, L. M., & Borgen, F. H. (2007). Convergence of Interests and personality: Meta-analyses of the Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire and the Strong Interest Inventory. Journal of Career Assessment, 15, 423-445. PDF

Vogel, D. L., Wade, N. G., Wester, S. R.,. Larson, L. M., & Haekler, A. H. (2007). Seeking help from a mental health professional: The influence of one’s social network. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63, 233-245. PDF

Larson, L. M., Wei, M., Wu, T. F., Borgen, F. H., & Bailey, D. C. (2007) Discriminating among Educational Majors and Career Aspirations in Taiwanese Undergraduates: The Contribution of Personality and Self-Efficacy. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54,395 - 408. PDF

Bailey, D. C., Larson, L. M., Borgen, F. H., & Gasser, C. E. (2008). Changing of the guard: Interpretive continuity of the 2005 Strong Interest Inventory. Journal of Career Assessment, 16, 135-155. PDF

Larson, L. M., Wu, T. F., Bailey, D. C., Borgen, F. H.,  & Gasser, C. E. (2010). Male and Female College Students’ Educational Majors:  The Contribution of Basic Vocational Confidence and Interests”. Journal of Career Assessment.15, 423-445.

Wu, T.-F., Yeh, K.-H., Cross, S. E, Larson, L. M., Wang, Y-H., & Tsai, Y-L. (2010). Conflict with Mothers-in-law and Taiwanese Womens Marital Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of Husband Support. The Counseling Psychologist, 38, 497-522.

Bonitz, V. S., Larson, L. M., & Armstrong, P. I.(2010). Interests, self-efficacy, and choice goals: An experimental manipulation. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 223-233.

Bonitz, V. S., Armstrong, P. I., & Larson, L. M. (2010). RIASEC Interest and Confidence Cutoff Scores: Implications for Career Counseling. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76. 265-276.

Larson, L. M., Wu, T. F., Bailey, D. C., Gasser, C. E., Bonitz, V. S., &  Borgen, F. H. (2010). The Role of Personality in the Selection of a Major: With and Without Vocational Self-efficacy and Interests. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 76. 211-222.

Larson, L. M. (in press). What do we know about people’s worklife across the lifespan: Personality, interests, aspirations, educational achievement, career choice, the job search, job performance, and job satisfaction? Chapter in the J. I. Hansen’s and E. Altmeir’s (Ed.), Handbook of Vocational Psychology, Oxford University Press.


Bonitz, V.S., Armstrong, P.I., & Larson, L.M. (2010). Geschlechterunterschiede im Abschneiden beim Studentenpisa-Test – die Folge geschlechterspezifischer Berufsinteressen? [Gender differences in performance on the Studentenpisa test – the result of gender-specific vocational interests?]. In M. Verbeet, & S. Trepte (Eds.), Wissenswelten des 21. Jahrhunderts [Worlds of knowledge in the 21st century]. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.




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