Academic Research & Publications

The academic research & publications of Moïra and Isabelle on parental burnout is extensive. Especially, besides being full-time university professors, they also co-head the Parental Burnout Research Lab, which is currently the reference laboratory worldwide for the study of parental burnout.

Additionally, the Parental Burnout Research Lab has initiated the International Investigation of Parental Burnout, the IIPB. Under the form of a consortium, moreover, the IIPB aims to examine the conceptual validity, prevalence, and intercultural variation of parental burnout across countries. Its members, in particular, use a common protocol based on factors such as sociodemography, gender roles, parental ideals, goals, and values, etc., to work closely with the hundred researchers in the IIPB around the world.


Selected articles

As an example, hereafter you can find some selected articles, academic research & publications that Moïra and Isabelle co-authored:


Roskam, I., Aguiar, J., Akgun, E. Arikan, G. Artavia, M. Avalosse, H., …. & Mikolajczak, M. (2021). Parental burnout around the globe: A 42-country study. Affective Science. (Pdf).


Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J.J., & Roskam, I. (2021). Beyond job burnout: Parental burnout! Trends in Cognitive Sciences (Preprint).


Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J. J., Stinglhamber, F., Lindahl Norberg, A., & Roskam, I. (2020). Is parental burnout distinct from job burnout and depressive symptomatology? Clinical Psychological Science. (Pdf)


Brianda, M-E., Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Hair Cortisol Concentration as a Biomarker of Parental Burnout. Psychoneuroendocrinology. (Pdf)


Brianda, M.E. , Roskam, I., Gross, J.J., Franssen, A., Kapala, F., Gérard, F., Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Treating Parental Burnout: Impact of Two Treatment Modalities on Burnout Symptoms, Emotions, Hair Cortisol, and Parental Neglect and Violence. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. (Pdf)


Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J. J., & Roskam, I. (2019). Parental Burnout: What Is It, and Why Does It Matter? Clinical Psychological Science. (Pdf)


More academic research & publications

Furthermore, if you are interested in the full list of Moïra and Isabelle academic research & publications, you can check this website:

On that website, specifically, you will find more articles on parental burnout that were written by Isabelle, Moïra, and other contributors. Although not exhaustive, these academic research & publications are gathered and updated regularly by our team.

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