Mark R Dadds

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Learning to 'talk the talk: the relationship of psychopathic traits to deficits in empathy across childhood
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:599-606. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Attributions, affect, and behavior in abuse-risk mothers: a laboratory study
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 27:21-45. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin increases gaze to the eye region of human faces
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 63:3-5. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Impaired attention to the eyes of attachment figures and the developmental origins of psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    The University of New South Wales, Australia Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:238-45. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of intranasal oxytocin as an adjunct to exposure therapy for social anxiety disorder
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:917-23. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Nasal oxytocin for social deficits in childhood autism: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:521-31. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes, moderators, and mediators of empathic-emotion recognition training for complex conduct problems in childhood
    Mark Richard Dadds
    School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 199:201-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Love, eye contact and the developmental origins of empathy v. psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    King s College London, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 200:191-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Attention to the eyes and fear-recognition deficits in child psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 189:280-1. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Reduced eye gaze explains "fear blindness" in childhood psychopathic traits
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:455-63. 2008

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Learning to 'talk the talk: the relationship of psychopathic traits to deficits in empathy across childhood
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:599-606. 2009
    ..Despite a rapidly advancing neuroscience of empathy, little is known about the developmental underpinnings of this psychopathic disconnect between affective and cognitive empathy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attributions, affect, and behavior in abuse-risk mothers: a laboratory study
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 27:21-45. 2003
    ..There were two main aims: first, to assess parental attributions about child behavior in abuse-risk and nonclinic parents. Second, to assess how attributions predict affective and behavioral reactions to child behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin increases gaze to the eye region of human faces
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 63:3-5. 2008
    ..In humans, oxytocin has been found to enhance trust and the ability to interpret the emotions of others. It has been suggested that oxytocin may enhance facial processing by increasing focus on the eye region of human faces...
  4. doi request reprint Impaired attention to the eyes of attachment figures and the developmental origins of psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    The University of New South Wales, Australia Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:238-45. 2011
    ..the eyes) of attachment figures. The current study tested whether impaired eye contact is a characteristic of children with antisocial behaviour and callous-unemotional (CU) traits in real life settings...
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of intranasal oxytocin as an adjunct to exposure therapy for social anxiety disorder
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:917-23. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Nasal oxytocin for social deficits in childhood autism: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:521-31. 2014
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  7. doi request reprint Outcomes, moderators, and mediators of empathic-emotion recognition training for complex conduct problems in childhood
    Mark Richard Dadds
    School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 199:201-7. 2012
    ..Emotion recognition training has potential as an adjunctive intervention specifically for clinically referred children with high CU traits, regardless of their diagnostic status...
  8. doi request reprint Love, eye contact and the developmental origins of empathy v. psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    King s College London, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 200:191-6. 2012
    ..A propensity to attend to other people's emotions is a necessary condition for human empathy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Attention to the eyes and fear-recognition deficits in child psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 189:280-1. 2006
    ..These data support models of psychopathy that emphasise specific dysfunction of the amygdala and suggest an innovative approach for intervening early in the development of psychopathy...
  10. doi request reprint Reduced eye gaze explains "fear blindness" in childhood psychopathic traits
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:455-63. 2008
    ..This study tested whether psychopathic traits are associated with reduced attention to the eye region of other people's faces...
  11. pmc Aggression in young children with concurrent callous-unemotional traits: can the neurosciences inform progress and innovation in treatment approaches?
    Mark R Dadds
    The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2567-76. 2008
    ..The use of D-cycloserine in fear extinction and oxytocin in affiliative bonds is used as an example of these futuristic approaches...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fire interest, fire setting and psychopathology in Australian children: a normative study
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:581-6. 2006
    ..Little information is available about fire setting in normal populations and thus opportunities for screening and early intervention are not well developed...
  13. ncbi request reprint A measure of cognitive and affective empathy in children using parent ratings
    Mark R Dadds
    Department of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:111-22. 2008
    ..Consistent with theoretical accounts of empathy, it was found to include affective and cognitive components that showed divergent associations with other aspects of child functioning...
  14. ncbi request reprint Punishment insensitivity and parenting: temperament and learning as interacting risks for antisocial behavior
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 6:69-86. 2003
    ..Implications for parenting of children with low responsiveness to punishment strategies are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measurement of cruelty in children: the Cruelty to Animals Inventory
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia 2052
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:321-34. 2004
    ..The results indicate that cruelty to animals can be reliably measured using brief child and parent report measures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in imagery and reports of aversions
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Memory 12:462-6. 2004
    ..The results are unable to disentangle causal paths but suggest a focus on individual differences in imagery vividness may be fruitful for understanding individual differences in aversion learning...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disentangling the underlying dimensions of psychopathy and conduct problems in childhood: a community study
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:400-10. 2005
    ..These results indicate that although the dimensions of the APSD overlap with dimensions of the disruptive behavior disorders, CU traits have unique predictive validity in childhood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Examining alternative explanations of the covariation of ADHD and anxiety symptoms in children: a community study
    Jennifer S Baldwin
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:67-79. 2008
    ..ADHD symptoms (particularly inattention) and anxiety symptoms are covarying phenomena that are linked with an irritable temperament and disruptive behavior...
  19. doi request reprint Revisiting the treatment of conduct problems in children with callous-unemotional traits
    David J Hawes
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:646-53. 2013
    ..It also tested whether treatment outcomes associated with CU traits are independent of overlap between CU traits and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms...
  20. doi request reprint Emotional communication in families of conduct problem children with high versus low callous-unemotional traits
    Dave S Pasalich
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 41:302-13. 2012
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for the conceptualization of CU traits in preadolescent children, and interventions for conduct problems in children elevated on these traits...
  21. doi request reprint Adolescents' ability to read different emotional faces relates to their history of maltreatment and type of psychopathology
    Tatyana Leist
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 14:237-50. 2009
    ..Maltreatment was predictive of superior recognition of fear and sadness. The findings are considered in terms of social information-processing theories of psychopathology. Implications for clinical interventions are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of D-cycloserine enhancement of exposure therapy for social anxiety disorder
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 63:544-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether 50 mg of DCS enhances ET for social anxiety disorder (SAD) according to a comprehensive set of symptom and life impairment measures...
  23. doi request reprint A model of differential amygdala activation in psychopathy
    Caroline Moul
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Rev 119:789-806. 2012
    ..Supporting evidence concerning some of the neurochemicals implicated in psychopathy is then reviewed. Implications of the model and areas of future research are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Attachment and callous-unemotional traits in children with early-onset conduct problems
    Dave S Pasalich
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:838-45. 2012
    ..This study examined parent-child attachment relationships and levels of CU traits in conduct-problem children...
  25. doi request reprint Practitioner review: When parent training doesn't work: theory-driven clinical strategies
    Stephen Scott
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, England
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1441-50. 2009
    ..We summarise each of these models and present practical examples of when and how they may help the clinician plan treatment...
  26. doi request reprint Does oxytocin influence the early detection of angry and happy faces?
    Adam J Guastella
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:220-5. 2009
    ..Oxytocin may have greater influence in altering the cognitive processing of social valence at more conceptual and elaborate levels of processing...
  27. doi request reprint Cortisol, callous-unemotional traits, and pathways to antisocial behavior
    David J Hawes
    University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:357-62. 2009
    ..We examine evidence that the role of the HPA axis in the development of antisocial behavior may differ across subgroups of children...
  28. doi request reprint Can emotional language skills be taught during parent training for conduct problem children?
    Karen Salmon
    University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:485-98. 2009
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  29. doi request reprint Learning-style bias and the development of psychopathy
    Caroline Moul
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Pers Disord 27:85-98. 2013
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  30. doi request reprint Effects of oxytocin on human social approach measured using intimacy equilibriums
    Jean C J Liu
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Horm Behav 62:585-91. 2012
    ..Based on this notion, our results suggest that oxytocin does not facilitate social approach by increasing the intimacy equilibrium between two strangers...
  31. doi request reprint Do callous-unemotional traits moderate the relative importance of parental coercion versus warmth in child conduct problems? An observational study
    Dave S Pasalich
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1308-15. 2011
    ..We aimed to extend and improve on prior studies examining the moderating role of CU traits on associations between parenting and conduct problems, by using independent observations of two key dimensions of parenting: coercion and warmth...
  32. ncbi request reprint Associations among cruelty to animals, family conflict, and psychopathic traits in childhood
    Mark R Dadds
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Interpers Violence 21:411-29. 2006
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  33. doi request reprint Do childhood callous-unemotional traits drive change in parenting practices?
    David J Hawes
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 40:507-18. 2011
    ..Results partially replicate previous findings regarding the association between quality of parenting and prospective change in CU traits, and provide initial evidence that CU traits disrupt parenting practices over time...
  34. doi request reprint Is there a mutual relationship between opposite attentional biases underlying anxiety?
    Renzo Onnis
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Emotion 11:582-94. 2011
    ..Within this relationship, hypervigilance and avoidance to threat operate at different stages of information processing suggesting fuzzy boundaries between early reactive and later-strategic processing of threat...
  35. doi request reprint Assessing relational schemas in parents of children with externalizing behavior disorders: reliability and validity of the Family Affective Attitude Rating Scale
    Dave S Pasalich
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 185:438-43. 2011
    ..This brief measure of parent-child dynamics appears well-suited to 'real-world' (i.e., community) clinical settings in which intensive methods of observation are often not feasible...
  36. ncbi request reprint Stability and malleability of callous-unemotional traits during treatment for childhood conduct problems
    David J Hawes
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:347-55. 2007
    ..Post hoc analyses of cases grouped according to pattern of CU stability indicated that boys with the most stable high CU traits showed the poorest outcomes at follow-up...
  37. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural emotion writing tasks: a controlled trial of multiple processes
    Adam J Guastella
    University of New South Wales, School of Psychology, Sydney 2052 NSW, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:558-66. 2008
    ..Results suggest the use of these paradigms to study emotion-processing mechanisms and, potentially, in practice to enhance coping in process-specific ways...
  38. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of D-cycloserine on extinction and fear conditioning in humans
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:663-72. 2007
    ..Further experimental research is needed to better understand the mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effects of DCS...
  39. doi request reprint Exploring the role of intra-nasal oxytocin on the partner preference effect in humans
    Jean C J Liu
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:587-91. 2013
    ..Taken together, our findings suggest that oxytocin might not promote human bond formation in ways analogous to prairie voles - that is, by inducing a partner preference effect...
  40. ncbi request reprint The treatment of conduct problems in children with callous-unemotional traits
    David J Hawes
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:737-41. 2005
    ..These findings present important implications for the role of child temperament in intervention for conduct problems...
  41. doi request reprint Parental anxiety in the treatment of childhood anxiety: a different story three years later
    Vanessa E Cobham
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4067, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:410-20. 2010
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  42. doi request reprint A review of safety, side-effects and subjective reactions to intranasal oxytocin in human research
    Elayne Macdonald
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:1114-26. 2011
    ..Human research investigating the impact of intranasal oxytocin on psychological processes has accelerated over the last two decades. No review of side effects, subjective reactions and safety is available...
  43. doi request reprint Replication of a ROBO2 polymorphism associated with conduct problems but not psychopathic tendencies in children
    Mark R Dadds
    aSchool of Psychology, University of New South Wales bSchool of Psychology, University of Sydney cChild and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychiatr Genet 23:251-4. 2013
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  44. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of parent and child versions of the multidimensional anxiety scale for children in community samples
    Jennifer S Baldwin
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:252-60. 2007
    ..To evaluate the psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC), which measures physical symptoms, harm avoidance, social anxiety, and separation/panic...
  45. doi request reprint Gaze categorization under uncertainty: psychophysics and modeling
    Isabelle Mareschal
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Vis 13:18. 2013
    ..This model accounts for all the data and provides useful insight into the visual processes underlying normal gaze perception...
  46. ncbi request reprint Australian data and psychometric properties of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
    David J Hawes
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:644-51. 2004
    ..We examine the Australian psychometric properties of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SQD), a brief screening measure of behavioural and emotional problems in children and adolescents...
  47. doi request reprint Heartless and cunning? Intelligence in adolescents with antisocial behavior and psychopathic traits
    Jennifer L Allen
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, University of London, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL, United Kingdom National Academy for Parenting Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:1147-53. 2013
    ..Results contradict the widely held view that psychopathic traits are associated with better than average verbal or nonverbal intelligence. ..
  48. doi request reprint Cone of direct gaze as a marker of social anxiety in males
    Yae Young Jun
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 210:193-8. 2013
    ..The results show that measures derived from psychophysics, in this case, the CoDG, have potential as clinical and research tools for measuring anxiety about being scrutinised. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of D-cycloserine on exposure therapy for spider fear
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Psychiatr Res 41:466-71. 2007
    ..DCS did not enhance the reduction of spider fears or the generalisation of treatment of a single session of exposure-based therapy. These results suggest that DCS may not enhance loss of non-clinical levels of fear in human populations...
  50. doi request reprint Stimulant side effects: prefrontal/basal ganglia circuit control at dopamine D1/D2 receptors
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital and University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 22:179-82. 2014
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  51. ncbi request reprint Facilitating treatment attendance in child and adolescent mental health services: a community study
    Bruce D Watt
    Queensland Health Department, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:105-16. 2007
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the importance of training and supervision of professionals working with families in mental health services targeting a range of strategies to enhance treatment participation...
  52. ncbi request reprint School connectedness is an underemphasized parameter in adolescent mental health: results of a community prediction study
    Ian M Shochet
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Psychology and Counseling, Carseldine, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:170-9. 2006
    ..Results suggest a stronger than previously reported association with school connectedness and adolescent depressive symptoms in particular and a predictive link from school connectedness to future mental health problems...
  53. ncbi request reprint Language for emotions in adolescents with externalizing and internalizing disorders
    Richard O'Kearney
    Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Dev Psychopathol 17:529-48. 2005
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