M Boivin

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Physical aggression during early childhood: trajectories and predictors
    Richard E Tremblay
    Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:e43-50. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fragmented sleep at night across early childhood
    Evelyne Touchette
    Sleep Disorders Center, Montreal Sacré Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:242-9. 2005
  3. pmc An inventory of Canadian pregnancy and birth cohort studies: research in progress
    Marie Pier Joly
    Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:117. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Strong genetic contribution to peer relationship difficulties at school entry: findings from a longitudinal twin study
    Michel Boivin
    Universite Laval, Canada
    Child Dev 84:1098-114. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The Quebec Newborn Twin Study into adolescence: 15 years later
    Michel Boivin
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:64-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Evidence of gene-environment correlation for peer difficulties: disruptive behaviors predict early peer relation difficulties in school through genetic effects
    Michel Boivin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, 2325 rue des Bibliothèques, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 25:79-92. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Peer experiences and social self-perceptions: a sequential model
    M Boivin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 33:135-45. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint The genetic-environmental etiology of parents' perceptions and self-assessed behaviours toward their 5-month-old infants in a large twin and singleton sample
    Michel Boivin
    Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:612-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of proactive and reactive aggression in the formation and development of boys' friendships
    F Poulin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 36:233-40. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The power of friendship: protection against an escalating cycle of peer victimization
    E V Hodges
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 35:94-101. 1999

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Publications37

  1. pmc Physical aggression during early childhood: trajectories and predictors
    Richard E Tremblay
    Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:e43-50. 2004
    ..Such antecedents could help to understand better the developmental origins of violence later in life and to identify targets for preventive interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fragmented sleep at night across early childhood
    Evelyne Touchette
    Sleep Disorders Center, Montreal Sacré Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:242-9. 2005
    ..To identify the factors most strongly associated with sleeping less than 6 consecutive hours at night for children aged 5, 17, and 29 months...
  3. pmc An inventory of Canadian pregnancy and birth cohort studies: research in progress
    Marie Pier Joly
    Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:117. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Strong genetic contribution to peer relationship difficulties at school entry: findings from a longitudinal twin study
    Michel Boivin
    Universite Laval, Canada
    Child Dev 84:1098-114. 2013
    ..These results underline the need to intervene early and persistently, and to target the child and the peer context to prevent peer difficulties and their consequences...
  5. doi request reprint The Quebec Newborn Twin Study into adolescence: 15 years later
    Michel Boivin
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:64-9. 2013
    ..g., family income) features of the child's environment. This detailed longitudinal information makes QNTS uniquely suited for the study of the role of the early years and gene-environment transactions in development...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence of gene-environment correlation for peer difficulties: disruptive behaviors predict early peer relation difficulties in school through genetic effects
    Michel Boivin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Pavillon Félix Antoine Savard, 2325 rue des Bibliothèques, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 25:79-92. 2013
    ..These results emphasize the need to adopt an early and persistent prevention framework targeting both the child and the peer context to alleviate the establishment of a negative coercive process and its consequences...
  7. ncbi request reprint Peer experiences and social self-perceptions: a sequential model
    M Boivin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 33:135-45. 1997
    ..Both negative peer status and peer victimization successively mediated the impact of social behavior on loneliness and perceived acceptance. Classroom affiliations did not mediate social self-perceptions...
  8. ncbi request reprint The genetic-environmental etiology of parents' perceptions and self-assessed behaviours toward their 5-month-old infants in a large twin and singleton sample
    Michel Boivin
    Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:612-30. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of proactive and reactive aggression in the formation and development of boys' friendships
    F Poulin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 36:233-40. 2000
    ..These findings are discussed within the framework of G. R. Patterson, J. B. Reid, and T. J. Dishion's (1992) theory of antisocial behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint The power of friendship: protection against an escalating cycle of peer victimization
    E V Hodges
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 35:94-101. 1999
    ..Victimization predicted increases in internalizing and externalizing behaviors but only for children without a mutual best friendship. Results highlight the importance of peer friendships in preventing an escalating cycle of peer abuse...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mediators of behavioral problems in 7-year-old children born after 24 to 28 weeks of gestation
    L Nadeau
    Research Center, H pital Ste Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 22:1-10. 2001
    ..Inattentive behaviors were also related to family adversity. At school age, extreme prematurity had thus an indirect effect on behaviors via specific and nonspecific intellectual and neuromotor delays...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reactive and proactive aggression: evidence of a two-factor model
    F Poulin
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Canada
    Psychol Assess 12:115-22. 2000
    ..The results of these studies suggest that the questionnaire measures 2 forms of aggressive behavior that, although being substantially related, have a unique discriminant dimension...
  13. ncbi request reprint Do friends' characteristics moderate the prospective links between peer victimization and reactive and proactive aggression?
    Véronique Lamarche
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3C 3P8
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:665-80. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of their theoretical and practical implications for victimized children's risk of displaying reactive and proactive aggressive behaviors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on body size in early childhood: a twin birth-cohort study
    Lise Dubois
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Canada
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:479-85. 2007
    ..g., uniform nutritional habits) that leaves genetic differences between children to generate most of the variance in weight...
  15. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal twin study of the genetic and environmental etiology of maternal hostile-reactive behavior during infancy and toddlerhood
    Nadine Forget-Dubois
    Groupe de recherche sur l inadaptation psychosociale chez l enfant, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Infant Behav Dev 30:453-65. 2007
    ..We concluded that children's heritable characteristics evoked maternal negative response at specific times, but were not responsible for the stability of maternal hostility from infancy to toddlerhood...
  16. doi request reprint Variations in heritability of cortisol reactivity to stress as a function of early familial adversity among 19-month-old twins
    Isabelle Ouellet-Morin
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:211-8. 2008
    ..However, little is known about gene-environment interplay in early cortisol reactivity...
  17. doi request reprint Linkages between children's and their friends' social and physical aggression: evidence for a gene-environment interaction?
    Mara Brendgen
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Child Dev 79:13-29. 2008
    ..Instead, friends' social aggression was directly related to children's social aggression, in addition to genetic effects on this behavior. Theoretical and practical implications of these results are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Gene-environment interaction between peer victimization and child aggression
    Mara Brendgen
    Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centreville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 20:455-71. 2008
    ..Different socialization experiences in girls' compared to boys' peer groups may explain the different pattern of results for girls and boys...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic evidence for bidirectional effects of early lexical and grammatical development
    Ginette Dionne
    Ecole de Psychologie, Université Leval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Child Dev 74:394-412. 2003
    ..Crosslagged longitudinal genetic models indicate both lexical and syntactical bootstrapping operate from 2 to 3 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do early difficult temperament and harsh parenting differentially predict reactive and proactive aggression?
    Frank Vitaro
    University of Montreal, 3050 Edouard Montpetit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J7
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:685-95. 2006
    ..The results relative to harsh parenting are more mixed but nonetheless in line with developmental models stressing different pathways to reactive and proactive aggression...
  21. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of an instrument to assess major depression in parents in epidemiologic studies
    Carmella A Roy
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 50:784-91. 2005
    ..Our goal was to test the construct validity of an instrument to assess major depression in the parents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical aggression and expressive vocabulary in 19-month-old twins
    Ginette Dionne
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 39:261-73. 2003
    ..The implications of these results for early prevention of chronic physical aggression are discussed...
  23. pmc Maternal prenatal smoking, parental antisocial behavior, and early childhood physical aggression
    Stephan C J Huijbregts
    Department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Studies, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Faculty of Social Sciences, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychopathol 20:437-53. 2008
    ..These findings may have implications for the selection of intervention targets and strategies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Familiality of heart rate and cardiac-related autonomic activity in five-month-old twins: the Québec newborn twins study
    Etienne Dubreuil
    Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment GRIP, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychophysiology 40:849-62. 2003
    ..Estimates of relative LF and HF HRV were determined by common (familial) and unique environmental factors; familial influences on these estimates did not overlap with familial influences on sleeping HR...
  25. doi request reprint Predictive validity and early predictors of peer-victimization trajectories in preschool
    Edward D Barker
    Department of Psychology, Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1185-92. 2008
    ..However, developmental trajectories of peer victimization, from the time children first begin to socially interact, are not currently known nor are early familial or child predictors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing zygosity in infant twins: physical similarity, genotyping, and chorionicity
    Nadine Forget-Dubois
    Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Twin Res 6:479-85. 2003
    ..The relative cost-benefit of methods based on reported physical similarity and DNA analysis is discussed in light of these results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Transpyloric feeding tube placement in critically ill patients using electromyogram and erythromycin infusion
    Howard Levy
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 2211 Lomas Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5271, USA
    Chest 125:587-91. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the success rate and time required to place transpyloric tubes using erythromycin infusion and GI electromyogram (EMG) signal...
  28. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal confirmatory factor analysis of indirect and physical aggression: evidence of two factors over time?
    Tracy Vaillancourt
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Child Dev 74:1628-38. 2003
    ..Findings did not support the notion that maturation is associated with changes in the ways children aggress but rather suggest that children are consistent in the type of aggression they use over time, whether it be indirect or physical...
  29. ncbi request reprint Examining genetic and environmental effects on reactive versus proactive aggression
    Mara Brendgen
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 42:1299-312. 2006
    ..These specific effects indicate that both reactive and proactive aggression may be influenced mostly by socialization experiences that are specific to each type of aggression and only to a very small degree by specific genes...
  30. pmc Longitudinal study of bad dreams in preschool-aged children: prevalence, demographic correlates, risk and protective factors
    Valérie Simard
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 31:62-70. 2008
    ..To (1) clarify the epidemiology of bad dreams in children and investigate risk and protective factors related to (2) the child's sleep, (3) parental sleep-enabling practices, and (4) the child's temperament...
  31. ncbi request reprint The genetic-environmental etiology of cognitive school readiness and later academic achievement in early childhood
    Jean Pascal Lemelin
    Groupe de recherche sur l inadaptation psychosociale chez l enfant, Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Child Dev 78:1855-69. 2007
    ..These results contribute to a better understanding of the early determinants of school readiness...
  32. ncbi request reprint The role of maternal education and nonmaternal care services in the prevention of children's physical aggression problems
    Sylvana M Côté
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, International Laboratory for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1305-12. 2007
    ..Maternal education and NMC were considered in predicting group membership while controlling for confounding family characteristics...
  33. ncbi request reprint Kindergarten children's genetic vulnerabilities interact with friends' aggression to promote children's own aggression
    Pol van Lier
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1080-7. 2007
    ..To examine whether kindergarten children's genetic liability to physically aggress moderates the contribution of friends' aggression to their aggressive behaviors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Examining genetic and environmental effects on social aggression: a study of 6-year-old twins
    Mara Brendgen
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Child Dev 76:930-46. 2005
    ..The correlation between the two phenotypes can also be explained by a directional effect from physical to social aggression...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dyssomnias and parasomnias in early childhood
    Dominique Petit
    Sleep Disorders Center, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 Gouin Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Pediatrics 119:e1016-25. 2007
    ..Our aim for this study was to determine the prevalence of dyssomnias and various parasomnias in early childhood and to describe their temporal evolution, gender differences, and correlates...
  36. pmc Associations of maternal prenatal smoking with early childhood physical aggression, hyperactivity-impulsivity, and their co-occurrence
    Stephan C J Huijbregts
    Department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Studies, Section Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Faculty of Social Sciences, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:203-15. 2007
    ..These results show that maternal prenatal smoking predicts multiple behavior regulation problems in early childhood...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in physical aggression: A prospective population-based survey of children before and after 2 years of age
    Raymond H Baillargeon
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Dev Psychol 43:13-26. 2007
    ..The results suggest that there is no change in the magnitude of these differences between 17 and 29 months of age...