Recent Conference Presentations

Conferences

Oral Communications

  • Lafontaine, M.-F., & Gabbay, N. (2015, June).Portrait global de la violence physique, psychologique et sexuelle auprès de canadiens en relation homosexuelle. Poster presented at the 76th annual CPA conference,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Wehbe, H., Levesque, C., Caron, A., & Bureau, J-F. (2015, June). The influence of general perfectionsim on non suicidal self-injurious thoughs and behaviours in young adults. Poster presented at the 76th annual CPA conference,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M.-F., Levesque, C., Caron, A., & Flesch, J.-L. (2015, June). Will we make it? : A study of jealousy as a predictor of the likelihood of relationship dissolution. Poster presented at the 76th annual CPA conference,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Levesque, C., Lafontaine, M.-F., Bureau, J.-F, Cloutier, P., Fitzpatrick, J., & Caron, A. (2015, June). The mediating effects of emotion regulation on the relationship between romantic attachment and non-suicidal self-injury. Poster presented at the 76th annual CPA conference,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Martin, J., Bureau, J-F., Lafontaine, M-F., Cloutier, P. F., Hsiao, C., Pallanca, D., & Meinz, P. (2015, June). Using attachment representations and inferred early experiences to examine paths to NSSI: The mediating role of emotion dysregulation. In J. Martin (Chair), Parental influences on engagement in and treatment of self-harming behaviour. Oral presentation given at the 76th annual CPA conference,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Yurkowski, K., Martin, J., Bureau, J-F., Renaud Fournier, T., Lafontaine, M-F., & Cloutier, P. F. (2015, June). Parental maltreatment, adverse life events, and parent-child relationship risk in the prediction of NSSI in young adults. In J. Martin (Chair), Parental influences on engagement in and treatment of self-harming behaviour. Oral presentation given at the 76th annual CPA conference,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Caron, A., Lafontaine, M.-F., Fitzpatrick, J., & Levesque, C. (2015, May). Self-injury and the romantic attachment systems: Bringing the caregiving and sexual systems into the fold. Poster session presented at the 7th annual young researcher’s conference of the Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Martin, J.,  Bureau, J.-F., Lafontaine, M.-F., Cloutier, P., Hsiao, C., Pallanca, D., & Meinz, P. (2015, March). Inferred Early Experiences, Attachment States of Mind and Emotion Regulation Deficits: Examining Paths to NSSI in Young Adults. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Paquette, D., Gosselin, J., Greenman, P., Lebel, S., Tasca, G., & Grenier, J. (2015, March). Télétraitement psychologique de la douleur chronique auprès de francophones vivant en situation minoritaire. Dans S. Cormier (Présidente), L’apport de la psychologie à la gestion de la douleur. Oral presentation given at the 37th annual conference for theSociété Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Gatineau, Québec.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Guzmán-González, M., & Levesque, C. (2015, March). Examen du lien entre l’attachement amoureux et la perpétration de la violence conjugale physique chez un échantillon du Chili en tenant compte du rôle médiateur des difficultés de régulation émotionnelle.Dans N. Godbout (Présidente), Expériences de violence et relations amoureuses : Modèles explicatifs et applications. Oral presentation given at the 37th annual conference for theSociété Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Gatineau, Québec.
  • Flesch, J. L., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Bélanger, C. (2015, March). A preliminary examination of the conflict management behaviours of men and women as a function of adult romantic attachment in couples. Poster presented at the 37th annual conference for theSociété Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Gatineau, Québec.
  • Levesque, C., Lafontaine, M.-F., Caron, A., Flesch, J. L., & Bjornson, S. (2014, August). Dyadic empathy, dyadic coping, and relationship satisfaction: A dyadic model. Poster presented at the 122nd American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
  • Gareau, A., Fitzpatrick, J., Gaudreau, P., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2014, June). Analyzing Dyadic Data with the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model (APIM): A Systematic Walkthrough of Recent Applications and Developments. Workshop presented at the 75e congrès annuel la Société canadienne de psychologie, Vancouver, BC.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Péloquin K., Brassard, A., & Gaudreau, P. (2013, September). Développement et validation préliminaire d’un questionnaire mesurant les raisons pour lesquelles les femmes et les hommes perpètrent des actes d’agression psychologique envers leur partenaire amoureux. Dans C. Savard (Présidente), Outils cliniques de dépistage des conduites dysfonctionnelles chez les couples. Symposium presented at the 36e congrès annuel de la Société québécoise de recherche en psychologie, Montréal, Qc.
  • Guzman, M., Lafontaine, M.-F., Levesque, C., Tay, K., & Espinoza, R. (2013, July), Apego romántico y violencia física perpetrada en relaciones de noviazgo en estudiantes universitarios chilenos: El rol mediador de las dificultades de regulación emocional. Oral presentation at the 3rd Brazilian Conference on Interpersonal Relationship Research and the 1st Latin American Meeting on Family and Interpersonal Relationships.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Flesch, J. L., & Caron, A. (2013, June). Liens entre la communication conjugale et l’agression psychologique émise et subie chez des femmes et des hommes en relation de couple de même sexe. Oral presentation at the 74th annual conference for the Société canadienne de psychologie, Quebec, Canada.
  • Caron, A., Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M.-F., Flesch, J. L., & Levesque, C. (2013, May). Exploring links between love and self-Injury: A systematic literature review. Paper presented at the 2nd annual Psychology Outside the Box Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Martin, J., Bureau, J-F., Lafontaine, M-F., Cloutier, P. F., & Hsiao, C. (2013, April). Are attachment states of mind and non-suicidal self-injury related to pscyhological symptoms and parent-child relationships? In J. Martin (Chair), Adolescent Attachment: Alternative Approaches and Associations with Social and Psychological Adaptation. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, SRCD, Seattle, WA.
  • Moreau, D., Polomeno, V.,Tourginy, J.,Soulière, M., Lafontaine, M.F., Gosselin, J., & Trépanier, M.J. (2012, November). Portraits et déterminants de santé dans les familles francophones en situation minoritaire qui donnent naissance dans la région d’Ottawa. Annual meeting for the Société Santé en français.On parle français. Parlons santé, Ottawa, ON.
  • Dandurand, C., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2012, September). Emotional versus sexual intimacy and couple satisfaction: An attachment perspective. Conference presentation at the forum canadien de recherche sur la sexualité, Ottawa, ON.
  • Péloquin, K., Brassard, A., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2012, July). Sexuality examined through the lens of attachment theory: Caregiving and sexual satisfaction. Oral presentation at the Congrès biannuel de l'International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, Il.
  • Brassard, A., Péloquin, K., Lussier, Y., Sabourin, S., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Shaver, P. R. (2012, July). Romantic Attachment in the Clinical and General Population: Norms and Cut-off scores for the ECR. Oral presentation at the Congrès de l'International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, Il.
  • Martin, J., Yurkowski, K., Bureau, J-F., Lafontaine, M-F., & Cloutier, P. (2012, May). Family backgrounds and non-suicidal self-injury in young adults: Comparisons of psychological well-being, reasons for self-injury, and symptom severity. Article presented at the University of Ottawa’s Psychology Outside the Box conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Levesque, C., & Gabbay, N. (2010, March). L’influence des antécédents familiaux de même que du fonctionnement conjugal et psychologique dans l’explication de la violence conjugale sexuelle chez des individus gais et lesbiens. In A. Brassard (President), La sexualité dans différents contextes de relations de couple. Symposium presented at the 33rd Société québécoise de recherche en psychologie conference, Québec, Canada.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Caron, A., Levesque, C., & Bureau, J.-F. (2010, March). Attachement dans les relations intimes: Une évaluation des patrons d’attachement aux parents, aux amis et aux partenaires amoureux chez les jeunes adultes. Symposium prsented at the Société québécoise de recherche en psychologie's 32nd annual conference, Montréal, Canada.
  • Ad-Dab’bagh, Y., Cloutier, P., Nixon, M.K., Bureau, J.F., & Lafontaine, M.F. (2009, June). Repetitive Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Addictive Features. Conference presented at the 4th International Society for the Study of Self-Injury annual, Stony Brook, New York.
  • Levesque, C., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2009, March). Examen exploratoire de l’attachement amoureux et de la violence conjugale sur les comportements auto-blessants chez de jeunes adultes. Dans Y. Lussier (President), Études cliniques en psychologie du couple. Symposium presented at the 31st annual Société québécoise de recherche en psychologie conference, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Péloquin, K., Matte, M., & Dandurand, C. (2008, July). Examining romantic attachment and anger management as predictors of psychological violence in same-sex relationships. Oral communication presented at the Biennial Meeting of the International Association for Relationship Research, Providence, Rhode Island.

Poster Sessions

  • Flesch, J. L., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Bélanger, C. (2015, mars). A preliminary examination of the conflict management behaviours of men and women as a function of adult romantic attachment in couples. Affiche présentée au 37e congrès annuel de la Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Gatineau, Québec.
  • Levesque, C., Lafontaine, M.-F., Caron, A., Flesch, J. L., & Bjornson, S. (2014, August). Dyadic empathy, dyadic coping, and relationship satisfaction: A dyadic model. Poster presented at the 122nd American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Flesch, J. L., Caron, A., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2014, March). To commit or not to commit: Looking at the Investment Model through the Lens of Romantic Attachment. Poster presented 36e Congrès Annuel de la Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, Montréal, Qc.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Leguay, F., & Martel, M.-E. (2013, November). Présentation du Questionnaire sur les stratégies secondaires d’attachement dans le couple. Poster presented at the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles (CRIPCAS), Trois-Rivières, Qc.
  • Caron, A., Lafontaine, M.-F., Fitzpatrick, J., & Flesch, J. L. (2013, November). The impacts of couple relationship functioning on young adult self-injury: A systematic literature review. Poster presented at the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles (CRIPCAS), Trois-Rivières, Qc.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M-F., Caron, A., & Flesch, J. L. (2013, November). How do we trust: A study of actor and partner effects of trust in heterosexual couple relationships. Poster presented at the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles (CRIPCAS), Trois-Rivières, Qc.
  • Grenier, J.,  Lafontaine, M.-F., Greenman P., Gosselin, J., Lebel, S., Chomienne, M.-H., Joanisse, M., & Fotsing, S. (2013, November).Bringing Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments to Francophone Minorities in Ontario:  A Telemedicine Pilot Project. Poster presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, ON.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Guzmán-González, M., Peloquin K., & Levesque, C. (2013, septembre). Dyadic empathy as a mediator of the relationship between romantic attachment and physical intimate partner violence in a Chilean sample. Poster presented at the 6th International Attachment Conference-IAC, Pavia, PV.
  • Grenier, J.,Lafontaine, M.-F., Greenman P., Gosselin, J., Lebel, S., Chomienne, M.-H., Joanisse, M., & Fotsing, S. (2013, November). Bringing Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments to Francophone Minorities in Ontario: A Telemedicine Pilot Project. Poster presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Guzman M., Peloquin K., & Levesque, C. (2013, September). Dyadic empathy as a mediator of the relationship between romantic attachment and physical intimate partner violence in a Chilean sample. Poster presented at the 6th International Attachment Conference-IAC, Pavia, Italy.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M-F., & Edmondstone, C. (2013, June). The mediating effect of emotional intimacy on romantic attachment and sexual satisfaction in a community sample of men. Poster presented at the 74th annual conference for the Société canadienne de psychologie, Québec, Canada.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Caron, A., & Lafontaine, M-F. (2013, May). Understanding the effects of trust on relationship satisfaction among heterosexual couples. Poster presented at the 2nd National Psychology Outside The Box Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Martin, J., Ginsburg, R., Bureau, J-F., Levesque, C., Cloutier, P. F., Lafontaine, M-F., & Kennedy, A. (2013, April). Validation of the Youth Stress and Coping Questionnaire (YSCQ) in a late adolescent university student sample. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, SRCD, Seattle, WA.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M-F., Levesque, C., Caron, A., & Flesch, J. L. (2012, November). L’offre de soutien compulsif comme médiateur de la relation entre l’attachement amoureux insécurisant et la violence sexuelle reçue chez les hommes. Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles (CRIPCAS), Centre d'Arts Orford, Québec.
  • Caron, A., Lafontaine, M.-F., Fitzpatrick, J., Flesch, J. L., & Levesque, C. (2012, November). Examen préliminaire des déterminants de la perpétration de la violence conjugale physique auprès de femmes en relation de couple de même sexe. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles (CRIPCAS), Centre d’Arts Orford, Québec.
  • Flesch, J. L., Lafontaine, M.-F., Caron, Angela, et Fitzpatrick, J. (2012, November). La peur du partenaire comme médiateur de la relation entre la violence conjugale psychologique reçue et l’insatisfaction conjugale chez des hommes de la communauté. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles (CRIPCAS), Centre d’Arts Orford, Québec.
  • Cloutier, P.F., Martin, J., Bureau, J-F., Levesque, C., Lafontaine, M-F., Nixon, M.K. (2012, October). The Ottawa Self Injury Inventory (OSI): A valid and reliable tool for assessing non-suicidal self-injury in youth. Poster presented at the 59th Annual meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M-F., Flesch, J. L., & Caron, A. (2012, September). Insights into the influences of caregiving in the explanation of intimate sexual violence in a non-clinical sample of men. Poster presented at the forum canadien de recherche sur la sexualité, Ottawa, ON.
  • Flesch, J. L., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2012, July). Predicting psychological partner aggression on the basis of relationship-level variables. Poster presented at the International Association for Relationship Research 2012 Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Levesque, C., Gosselin, J., Lafontaine, M-F., Bureau, J-F., & Cloutier, P. (2012, July). Behavioral Self-Soothing as a Mediator of Romantic Attachment and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. Poster presented at the International Association for Relationship Research Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Caron, A., Levesque, C., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Bureau, J. (2012, July). Attachment patterns to parents, friends, and romantic partners: Respective contributions to young adult psychological well-being and dyadic adjustment. Posterpresented at the annual conference for the International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Lafontaine, M.-F., Bouaziz, A-R., Gabbay, N., & Caron, A. (2012, July). Investigating validity evidence for the Caregiving Questionnaire in a gay and lesbian individuals sample. Poster presented at the annual conference for the International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, Il.
  • Péloquin, K., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Brassard, A. (2012, July). How do men and women justify their use of psychological aggression toward their partner? Development and validation of the Justification for Partner Psychological Aggression Scale (JPPAS). Poster presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
  • Martin, J., Bureau, J-F., Lafontaine, M-F., & Cloutier, P.F. (2012, July). Unresolved attachment, maternal and paternal maltreatment, and non-suicidal self-injury: An examination of mediation models in a young adult sample. Poster presented at the annual conference for the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, ISSBD, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Caron, A., Lafontaine, M-F., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2012, March). Un examen de l’influence de l’agression psychologique intime dans la prédiction de l’incapacité reliée à la douleur et de l’efficacité personnelle en présence de douleur chez les adultes ayant eu un diagnostic de douleur chronique. Poster presented at the 34th annual conference for the Société québécoise de recherche en psychologie, Sherbrooke, Canada.
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Lafontaine, M-F., & Caron, A. (2012, March). L’attachement amoureux comme médiateur de l’agression psychologique et l’efficacité personnelle en présence de douleur chez les individus aux prises avec la douleur chronique. Poster presented at the 34th annual conference for the Société québécoise de recherche en psychologie, Sherbrooke, Canada.
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