Genomes and Genes
R E Tremblay
- Prevention of injury by early socialization of aggressive behaviorR E Tremblay
University of Montreal, Canada
Inj Prev 8:IV17-21. 2002..Socialization of aggressive behavior during the preschool years should help prevent injuries throughout the life span...
- Physical aggression during early childhood: trajectories and predictorsRichard 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...
- Disruptiveness, friends' characteristics, and delinquency in early adolescence: a test of two competing models of developmentF Vitaro
Research Unit on Children s Psycho Social Maladjustment, School of Psycho Education, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, USA
Child Dev 68:676-89. 1997..We conclude that the results partially support each theoretical model, suggesting that both individual characteristics and deviant peer association might play causal roles...
- Behavioural development in children of divorce and remarriageL Pagani
University of Montreal, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 38:769-81. 1997..The effects of divorce on children's fighting were short-lived. Unlike previous prospective studies that suggest predivorce effects, we did not observe behavioural disturbance prior to divorce or remarriage...
- Predicting boys' early-onset substance abuse from father's alcoholism, son's disruptiveness, and mother's parenting behaviorP L Dobkin
Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Consult Clin Psychol 65:86-92. 1997..A multiple regression analysis revealed that the boys' disruptive behavior and the mother's lack of nurturance predicted early-onset substance abuse...
- The impact of family transition on the development of delinquency in adolescent boys: a 9-year longitudinal studyL Pagani
University of Montreal, School of Psycho Education, Quebec, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 39:489-99. 1998..At similar points in development, they perceived less expressive parent-child relationships. Finally, these boys also perceived less monitoring by their parents, both overall and at different points in adolescence...
- Effects of poverty on academic failure and delinquency in boys: a change and process model approachL Pagani
Research Unit on Children s Psycho Social Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 40:1209-19. 1999..Divorce increased the risk of theft and fighting at age 16, regardless of financial hardship. Parental supervision only helped explain the effects of divorce on boys' fighting...
- Differences and similarities in the serotonergic diathesis for suicide attempts and mood disorders: a 22-year longitudinal gene-environment studyJ Brezo
The McGill Group for Suicide Studies, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Mol Psychiatry 15:831-43. 2010..To identify where these pathways diverge, we need to understand the differential, phenotype-specific gene-environment interactions such as the ones observed in the present study, using suitably powered samples...
- Problem drug and alcohol use in a community sample of adolescentsM Zoccolillo
Research Group on Social Maladaptation in Children, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:900-7. 1999..This study examined problem use of illegal drugs, about which very little is known...
- Risk for hypertension and pain sensitivity in adolescent boysB Ditto
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Health Psychol 17:249-54. 1998..These findings could not be explained by personality factors and suggest that hypertension-related hypoalgesia is associated with processes involved in the development of the disorder...
- Development of disturbing dreams during adolescence and their relation to anxiety symptomsT A Nielsen
, , , Quebec, Canada
Sleep 23:727-36. 2000..Further study of disturbing dreams may contribute to understanding of associated pathophysiological factors which, too, vary by sex (e.g., PTSD, insomnia, depression)...
- Impulsivity predicts problem gambling in low SES adolescent malesF Vitaro
Research Unit on Children s Psycho Social Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Canada
Addiction 94:565-75. 1999..This study investigated whether impulsivity measured in 12-14-year-olds could predict problem gambling in late adolescence, above and beyond other personality factors such as aggressiveness and anxiety...
- Preventing disruptive boys from becoming heavy substance users during adolescence: a longitudinal study of familial and peer-related protective factorsJ S Fallu
Ecole de Psychoéducation, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
Addict Behav 35:1074-82. 2010..Our results underscore the importance of simultaneously addressing the behavioral and the affective dimensions in interventions with parents...
- Gambling, delinquency, and drug use during adolescence: mutual influences and common risk factorsF Vitaro
GRIP Université de Montréal, 3050 Edouard Montpetit Blvd, Montreal, QC H3T 1J7
J Gambl Stud 17:171-90. 2001..The present findings contradict previous findings about the influence of gambling on other problem behaviors and support the notion of a "general problem behavior syndrome" fed by generic risk factors...
- Reactive and proactive aggression: predictions to physical violence in different contexts and moderating effects of parental monitoring and caregiving behaviorM Brendgen
Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, and Research Centre of the Ste Justine Hospital, Quebec, Canada
J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:293-304. 2001..The implications of the findings for the theoretical and practical distinction between proactive and reactive aggression are discussed...
- [Alcoholic father, adolescent drug abuse and protective factors]F Vitaro
Ecole de Psychoéducation, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
Can J Psychiatry 44:901-8. 1999..Various behavioural traits are examined as resilience factors, as are certain educational practices of the parents...
- Prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses and the role of perceived impairment: findings from an adolescent community sampleE Romano
Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:451-61. 2001..e., simple and social phobia). Given the limited research on the effect of impairment on the prevalence of adolescent psychiatric disorders, future work in this area seems warranted...
- Childhood trajectories of inattention, hyperactivity and oppositional behaviors and prediction of substance abuse/dependence: a 15-year longitudinal population-based studyJ B Pingault
Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal and Sainte Justine Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
Mol Psychiatry 18:806-12. 2013..However, inattention remained an important predictor of nicotine dependence, in line with genetic and molecular commonalities between the two phenotypes suggested in the literature. ..
- Executive functions and physical aggression after controlling for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, general memory, and IQJ R Seguin
Research Unit on Childhood Psychosocial Maladjustment, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 40:1197-208. 1999..This suggests a relationship exists between aspects of working memory and a history of physical aggression regardless of ADHD and IQ...
- Influence of deviant friends on delinquency: searching for moderator variablesF Vitaro
Research Unit on Children s Psycho Social Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Canada
J Abnorm Child Psychol 28:313-25. 2000..They also help to reconcile different theoretical explanations of the role of deviant friends in the development of delinquency...
- A longitudinal twin study of physical aggression during early childhood: evidence for a developmentally dynamic genomeE LaCourse
Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Adjustment, Ste Justine Hospital Research Center, University of Montreal, QC, Canada
Psychol Med 44:2617-27. 2014..Very little is known about the genetic and environmental etiology of PA development during early childhood. We investigated the temporal pattern of genetic and environmental etiology of PA during this crucial developmental period...
- Childhood trajectories of anxiousness and disruptiveness explain the association between early-life adversity and attempted suicideB Wanner
Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Psychol Med 42:2373-82. 2012....
- Effects of grade retention on academic performance and behavioral developmentL Pagani
Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, PQ, Canada
Dev Psychopathol 13:297-315. 2001..Children's prosocial behavior appeared unaffected by grade retention. These results are independent of what would have been expected by the natural course of academic and behavioral development...
- Cardiovascular reactivity in adolescent boys of low socioeconomic status previously characterized as anxious, disruptive, anxious-disruptive or normal during childhoodP L Dobkin
Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Psychother Psychosom 69:50-6. 2000..The purpose of the study was to compare cardiovascular reactivity, a potential mechanism underlying the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD), in boys with different behavioral characteristics...
- Monoamine oxidase A gene promoter methylation and transcriptional downregulation in an offender population with antisocial personality disorderD Checknita
D Checknita, MSc, G Maussion, PhD, McGill Group for Suicide Studies, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada B Labonté, PhD, Fishberg Department of Neuroscience and Friedman Brain Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA S Comai, PhD, Neurobiological Psychiatry Unit, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada R E Tremblay, PhD, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College, Dublin, Ireland, and Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada F Vitaro, PhD, School of Psycho Education, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada N Turecki, McGill Group for Suicide Studies, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada A Bertazzo, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Univerity of Padua, Japan
Br J Psychiatry 206:216-22. 2015..Deficient activity of the monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) gene is suggested to contribute to serotonergic system dysregulation strongly associated with impulsive aggression and antisocial criminality...
- Modeling interinformant agreement in the absence of a "gold standard"R H Baillargeon
Universite de Montreal, Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, Hĵpital Sainte Justine Research Centre, Quebec, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:463-73. 2001..Limitations and other potential applications of the proposed model are discussed...
- Developmental trajectories of physical aggression from school entry to late adolescenceB Brame
University of Maryland, College Park, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:503-12. 2001..Specifically, the joint trajectory analysis finds no evidence of transition from a low physical aggression trajectory in childhood to a high trajectory in adolescence...
- Development of sleep patterns in early adolescenceL Laberge
, , , , Canada
J Sleep Res 10:59-67. 2001..From age 10--13 years, the delay and lengthening of the sleep period on weekends in comparison to schooldays is associated with difficulty falling asleep...
- Salivary cortisol and aggression in a population-based longitudinal study of adolescent malesI van Bokhoven
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UMCU, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Neural Transm 112:1083-96. 2005..Adolescent boys with chronic reactive aggression and those who scored high on aggressive CD symptoms seem to have a more active hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system...