D M Fergusson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Major depression and cigarette smoking: results of a 21-year longitudinal study
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:1357-67. 2003
  2. doi Tests of causal links between alcohol abuse or dependence and major depression
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:260-6. 2009
  3. doi Childhood self-control and adult outcomes: results from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study at the University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:709-717.e1. 2013
  4. doi Nine-year follow-up of a home-visitation program: a randomized trial
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 131:297-303. 2013
  5. doi Transition to parenthood and substance use disorders: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:295-300. 2012
  6. doi The links between ethnicity, cultural identity and alcohol use, abuse and dependence in a New Zealand birth cohort
    Dannette Marie
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:591-6. 2012
  7. pmc Moderating role of the MAOA genotype in antisocial behaviour
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 200:116-23. 2012
  8. doi Preliminary data on the efficacy of the Incredible Years Basic Parent Programme in New Zealand
    David Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:76-9. 2009
  9. pmc Life stress, 5-HTTLPR and mental disorder: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 198:129-35. 2011
  10. doi Is driving under the influence of cannabis becoming a greater risk to driver safety than drink driving? Findings from a longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1345-50. 2008

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Publications116 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Major depression and cigarette smoking: results of a 21-year longitudinal study
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:1357-67. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper was to examine the association between major depression and cigarette smoking among young adults in a birth cohort before and after adjusting for confounding factors...
  2. doi Tests of causal links between alcohol abuse or dependence and major depression
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:260-6. 2009
    ..There has been a great deal of research on the comorbidity between alcohol abuse or dependence (AAD) and major depression (MD). However, it is unclear whether AAD increases the risk of MD or vice versa...
  3. doi Childhood self-control and adult outcomes: results from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study at the University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:709-717.e1. 2013
    ..The current study attempts to replicate the findings reported by Moffitt et al., adjusting these results for the confounding influence of childhood conduct problems...
  4. doi Nine-year follow-up of a home-visitation program: a randomized trial
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 131:297-303. 2013
    ..To evaluate the extent to which a home-visitation program (Early Start) had benefits for child abuse, child behavior, and parental- and family-level benefits to the 9-year follow-up...
  5. doi Transition to parenthood and substance use disorders: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:295-300. 2012
    ..This study examined the associations between the transition to parenthood and substance use disorders from ages 18 to 30 in a New Zealand birth cohort...
  6. doi The links between ethnicity, cultural identity and alcohol use, abuse and dependence in a New Zealand birth cohort
    Dannette Marie
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:591-6. 2012
    ..To examine the role of ethnicity and cultural identity in alcohol use and misuse in a birth cohort of over 1000 young people...
  7. pmc Moderating role of the MAOA genotype in antisocial behaviour
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 200:116-23. 2012
    ..The present study examined a novel method for assessing interactions between a single gene and multiple risk factors related to environmental and personal adversity...
  8. doi Preliminary data on the efficacy of the Incredible Years Basic Parent Programme in New Zealand
    David Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:76-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to conduct a preliminary examination of the efficacy and cultural acceptability of the Incredible Years Basic Parent Programme (IYBPP) using data provided by the New Zealand Ministry of Education...
  9. pmc Life stress, 5-HTTLPR and mental disorder: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 198:129-35. 2011
    ..Recent meta-analyses have raised concerns about the replicability of gene × environment interactions involving the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) in moderating the associations between adverse life events and mental disorders...
  10. doi Is driving under the influence of cannabis becoming a greater risk to driver safety than drink driving? Findings from a longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1345-50. 2008
    ..70). The results of the present study suggest that, for some populations, the risks of driving under the influence of cannabis may now be greater than the risks of driving under the influence of alcohol...
  11. doi Classification of behavior disorders in adolescence: scaling methods, predictive validity, and gender differences
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:699-712. 2010
    ..In general, the results supported the validity of DSM diagnostic domains but also highlighted the importance of including in DSM-V methods for both recognizing the severity of disorder and addressing subclinical symptom levels...
  12. doi Structural models of the comorbidity of internalizing disorders and substance use disorders in a longitudinal birth cohort
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:933-42. 2011
    ....
  13. doi Abortion and mental health disorders: evidence from a 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Healthnd Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 193:444-51. 2008
    ..Research on the links between abortion and mental health has been limited by design problems and relatively weak evidence...
  14. doi Reactions to abortion and subsequent mental health
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 195:420-6. 2009
    ..There has been continued interest in the extent to which women have positive and negative reactions to abortion...
  15. doi Situational and generalised conduct problems and later life outcomes: evidence from a New Zealand birth cohort
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1084-92. 2009
    ..What is less well understood is the extent to which children with situation-specific conduct problems show similar outcomes to those with generalised conduct problems...
  16. doi The developmental antecedents of illicit drug use: evidence from a 25-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:165-77. 2008
    ..The present study examined the developmental antecedents of illicit drug use and abuse/dependence...
  17. doi Structural equation modeling of repeated retrospective reports of childhood maltreatment
    David M Fergusson
    University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 20:93-104. 2011
    ..The results of the study suggested that, for this cohort, errors of measurement in reports of childhood maltreatment did not pose a significant threat to study validity...
  18. ncbi Neonatal circumcision: effects on breastfeeding and outcomes associated with breastfeeding
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:44-9. 2008
    ....
  19. doi Cannabis use and adult ADHD symptoms
    David M Fergusson
    University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:90-6. 2008
    ..The present study examined the associations between cannabis use in adolescence and young adulthood and self-reported adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in adulthood...
  20. doi Dentine lead levels in childhood and criminal behaviour in late adolescence and early adulthood
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1045-50. 2008
    ..There have been claims in the literature that lead exposure makes a strong contribution to criminal behaviour...
  21. doi Cannabis use and later life outcomes
    David M Fergusson
    University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Addiction 103:969-76; discussion 977-8. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between the extent of cannabis use during adolescence and young adulthood and later education, economic, employment, relationship satisfaction and life satisfaction outcomes...
  22. pmc MAOA, abuse exposure and antisocial behaviour: 30-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 198:457-63. 2011
    ..This study attempted to replicate the findings in this area using a 30-year longitudinal study that has strong resemblance to the original research cohort...
  23. ncbi Prospective childhood predictors of deviant peer affiliations in adolescence
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 40:581-92. 1999
    ..It is concluded that peer affiliations in adolescence are shaped by a complex social, family, and individual process that includes social stratification, family functioning, and individual behavioural predispositions...
  24. ncbi Maternal smoking during pregnancy and psychiatric adjustment in late adolescence
    D M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:721-7. 1998
    ....
  25. doi An investigation of the pre-injury risk factors associated with children who experience traumatic brain injury
    A McKinlay
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 16:31-5. 2010
    ..Little is known about the child and family characteristics that predispose children to these injuries. A greater understanding of the risk factors associated with childhood TBI may provide an opportunity to prevent their occurrence...
  26. ncbi Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders in persons making serious suicide attempts: a case-control study
    A L Beautrais
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1009-14. 1996
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and comorbidity patterns of psychiatric disorders in subjects making medically serious suicide attempts and in comparison subjects...
  27. ncbi Early conduct problems and later life opportunities
    D M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 39:1097-108. 1998
    ....
  28. ncbi Maternal age and educational and psychosocial outcomes in early adulthood
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 40:479-89. 1999
    ..In turn, these linkages between maternal and childhood environment explained most of the association between maternal age and later outcomes. The theoretical and applied implications of these results are considered...
  29. ncbi Neuroticism in adolescence and psychotic symptoms in adulthood
    R D Goodwin
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:1089-97. 2003
    ..The aims of this research were to examine the associations between the personality trait of neuroticism in adolescence and later psychotic symptoms, taking into account potential confounding factors...
  30. ncbi Cigarette smoking and suicidal behaviour: results from a 25-year longitudinal study
    J M Boden
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 38:433-9. 2008
    ..This study examined the associations between cigarette smoking and suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, both before and after control for potentially confounding using fixed effects regression models...
  31. ncbi Childhood peer relationship problems and young people's involvement with deviant peers in adolescence
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 27:357-69. 1999
    ..The implications of these findings for explanations of deviant peer selection are discussed...
  32. ncbi Childhood peer relationship problems and psychosocial adjustment in late adolescence
    L J Woodward
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 27:87-104. 1999
    ..These results suggest that reported associations between early peer problems and later adjustment are noncausal, and appear to reflect underlying continuities in behavioral adjustment...
  33. ncbi Unemployment and psychosocial adjustment in young adults: causation or selection?
    D M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 53:305-20. 2001
    ..Nonetheless, the findings suggest that exposure to unemployment may be associated with increased risks of suicidal thoughts, crime and substance use...
  34. ncbi Cannabis use and traffic accidents in a birth cohort of young adults
    D M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 33:703-11. 2001
    ..to examine linkages between cannabis use and traffic accident risks in a birth cohort of 907 young New Zealanders studied from 18 to 21 years...
  35. ncbi Does sexual violence contribute to elevated rates of anxiety and depression in females?
    D M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 32:991-6. 2002
    ..Recently, it has been proposed that the higher levels of internalizing disorders in females may be caused by their greater exposure to sexual violence...
  36. ncbi Is sexual orientation related to mental health problems and suicidality in young people?
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:876-80. 1999
    ..This study examines the extent to which gay, lesbian, and bisexual young people are at increased risk of psychiatric disorder and suicidal behaviors using data gathered on a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 21 years...
  37. ncbi Abortion among young women and subsequent life outcomes
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:6-12. 2007
    ..There is relatively little evidence as to whether abortion leads to improved life course outcomes for young women who choose this option...
  38. ncbi Subthreshold depression in adolescence and mental health outcomes in adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:66-72. 2005
    ..There is increasing interest in the extent to which individuals with subthreshold depression face increased risks of subsequent major depression and other disorders...
  39. ncbi Cannabis use and psychosocial adjustment in adolescence and young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Deaprtment of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Addiction 97:1123-35. 2002
    ..To examine the associations between frequency of cannabis use and psychosocial outcomes in adolescence/young adulthood...
  40. ncbi The Christchurch Health and Development Study: review of findings on child and adolescent mental health
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:287-96. 2001
    ..This paper provides an overview of the Christchurch Health and Development Study (CHDS) and a summary of findings relating to child and adolescent mental health...
  41. doi Long-term behavioural outcomes of pre-school mild traumatic brain injury
    A McKinlay
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Care Health Dev 36:22-30. 2010
    ..The vulnerability of pre-school children to MTBI signals a pressing need to identify high-risk cases that may benefit from monitoring and early intervention...
  42. ncbi Mental health, educational, and social role outcomes of adolescents with depression
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:225-31. 2002
    ..This study used longitudinal data to examine the extent to which young people with depression in mid adolescence (ages 14-16) were at increased risk of adverse psychosocial outcomes in later adolescence and young adulthood (ages 16-21)...
  43. ncbi Exposure to single parenthood in childhood and later mental health, educational, economic, and criminal behavior outcomes
    David M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1089-95. 2007
    ..There has been a great deal of research and speculation on the impact of growing up in a single-parent household; however, it is unclear whether exposure to single parenthood is a direct cause of adverse life outcomes...
  44. ncbi Show me the child at seven: the consequences of conduct problems in childhood for psychosocial functioning in adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:837-49. 2005
    ..This paper seeks to extend research into the adult sequelae of childhood conduct problems by investigating the associations between conduct problems in middle childhood and psychosocial outcomes in adulthood...
  45. ncbi Deviant partner involvement and offending risk in early adulthood
    Lianne J Woodward
    Department of Education, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:177-90. 2002
    ..This paper examines the effects of deviant and non-deviant partner involvement at age 21 on patterns of continuity and change in offending between the ages of 18 and 21 years in a birth cohort of 983 young men and women...
  46. ncbi Vulnerability and resiliency to suicidal behaviours in young people
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study and Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:61-73. 2003
    ..We aimed to examine factors that influence vulnerability/resiliency of depressed young people to suicidal ideation and suicide attempt...
  47. ncbi Arrests and convictions for cannabis related offences in a New Zealand birth cohort
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:53-63. 2003
    ..To examine the associations between the use of cannabis and arrest/conviction for cannabis related offences...
  48. ncbi Life course outcomes of young people with anxiety disorders in adolescence
    L J Woodward
    University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1086-93. 2001
    ..Clinical and research implications are considered...
  49. ncbi Driving outcomes of young people with attentional difficulties in adolescence
    L J Woodward
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:627-34. 2000
    ..To examine associations between attentional difficulties at age 13 and a range of adverse driving outcomes measured at 21 years...
  50. ncbi Childhood peer relationship problems and later risks of educational under-achievement and unemployment
    L J Woodward
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:191-201. 2000
    ..Results highlight the importance of childhood peer relationships for academic and occupational success...
  51. ncbi Cannabis use and dependence in a New Zealand birth cohort
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 113:156-8. 2000
    ..To describe the development of cannabis use in a birth cohort studied to the age of 21 years...
  52. ncbi Cannabis dependence and psychotic symptoms in young people
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch Medical School, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:15-21. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi Conduct and attentional problems in childhood and adolescence and later substance use, abuse and dependence: results of a 25-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:S14-26. 2007
    ..This paper examines the linkages between conduct problems and attentional problems in middle childhood and adolescence and later substance use, abuse and dependence in young adulthood...
  54. ncbi Male and female offending trajectories
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Dev Psychopathol 14:159-77. 2002
    ..These risk factors appeared to operate in a similar fashion for both males and females. Implications of these findings for trajectory theories of offending are discussed...
  55. ncbi Illicit drug use and dependence in a New Zealand birth cohort
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:156-63. 2006
    ..To describe the patterns of illicit drug use in a birth cohort studied to the age of 25 years...
  56. ncbi Examining the intergenerational transmission of violence in a New Zealand birth cohort
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Abuse Negl 30:89-108. 2006
    ..This paper examines whether exposure to interparental violence in childhood predicts subsequent involvement in interpartner violence and violent crime after controlling for potentially confounding factors...
  57. doi Prevalence of traumatic brain injury among children, adolescents and young adults: prospective evidence from a birth cohort
    A McKinlay
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain Inj 22:175-81. 2008
    ..Little is known about the incidence and prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI), particularly for infants, children and young adults...
  58. ncbi Educational, psychosocial, and sexual outcomes of girls with conduct problems in early adolescence
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:779-92. 2000
    ....
  59. ncbi Recurrence of major depression in adolescence and early adulthood, and later mental health, educational and economic outcomes
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 191:335-42. 2007
    ..It is unclear how the recurrence of major depression in adolescence affects later life outcomes...
  60. ncbi Cannabis and educational achievement
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Addiction 98:1681-92. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between cannabis use in adolescence/young adulthood and levels of educational attainment...
  61. ncbi Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:16-24. 2006
    ..The extent to which abortion has harmful consequences for mental health remains controversial. We aimed to examine the linkages between having an abortion and mental health outcomes over the interval from age 15-25 years...
  62. ncbi Early conduct problems and later risk of teenage pregnancy in girls
    L J Woodward
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Dev Psychopathol 11:127-41. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the higher rate of teenage pregnancy among girls with early conduct problems reflected both their relatively disadvantaged family backgrounds and their tendencies to risk taking behavior in adolescence...
  63. ncbi Firearms legislation and reductions in firearm-related suicide deaths in New Zealand
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:253-9. 2006
    ..To examine the impact of introducing more restrictive firearms legislation (Amendment to the Arms Act, 1992) in New Zealand on suicides involving firearms...
  64. doi Exposure to childhood sexual and physical abuse and adjustment in early adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Abuse Negl 32:607-19. 2008
    ..This research examined linkages between exposure to childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and childhood physical punishment/abuse (CPA) and mental health issues in early adulthood...
  65. ncbi Childhood social disadvantage and smoking in adulthood: results of a 25-year longitudinal study
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Addiction 102:475-82. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between exposure to socio-economic disadvantage in childhood and smoking in adulthood...
  66. doi Links between ethnic identification, cannabis use and dependence, and life outcomes in a New Zealand birth cohort
    Dannette Marie
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:780-8. 2008
    ..To examine the role of ethnic identity in cannabis use, and links between ethnic identity, cannabis use and life outcomes, in a birth cohort of >1000 young people studied to age 25...
  67. ncbi Unemployment and suicidal behavior in a New Zealand birth cohort: a fixed effects regression analysis
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Crisis 28:95-101. 2007
    ..89 to 3.32) times higher, than those who were not exposed to unemployment. Although unemployment was associated with moderate increases in risks of suicidal behaviors, much of this association was explained by confounding factors...
  68. ncbi Maternal use of cannabis and pregnancy outcome
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    BJOG 109:21-7. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi Anxiety disorders and suicidal behaviours in adolescence and young adulthood: findings from a longitudinal study
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 37:431-40. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the extent to which anxiety disorders contribute to an increase in suicidal behaviour after controlling for both observed and non-observed sources of confounding...
  70. ncbi Protective and compensatory factors mitigating the influence of deviant friends on delinquent behaviours during early adolescence
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch Health and Development Study, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Adolesc 30:33-50. 2007
    ..These results are discussed in light of the differential roles of moderating and of compensatory factors...
  71. ncbi Early motherhood and subsequent life outcomes
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:151-60. 2008
    ..The present study examined the extent to which these linkages could be explained by the influence of social, family, and background factors that were associated with early motherhood...
  72. doi Relationship duration and mental health outcomes: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study
    Sheree J Gibb
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 198:24-30. 2011
    ..Marriage is known to be associated with improved mental health, but little research has examined whether the duration of a cohabiting relationship is associated with mental health...
  73. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in adolescence and subsequent mental health outcomes in young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:983-93. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the linkages between suicidal ideation and attempt in adolescence and subsequent suicidal behaviours and mental health in young adulthood...
  74. ncbi Show me the child at seven II: Childhood intelligence and later outcomes in adolescence and young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:850-8. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the extent to which IQ in middle childhood (8-9 years) was prognostic of future outcomes when due allowance was made for confounding personal and social factors...
  75. ncbi Early reactions to cannabis predict later dependence
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1033-9. 2003
    ..While there is a growing literature on the linkages between early subjective responses to nicotine and alcohol and later risks of nicotine or alcohol dependence, to date there has been no study of this issue in relation to cannabis...
  76. doi Cannabis use and educational achievement: findings from three Australasian cohort studies
    L John Horwood
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:247-53. 2010
    ..The research aims were to compare findings across studies and obtain pooled estimates of association using meta-analytic methods...
  77. doi Does adolescent self-esteem predict later life outcomes? A test of the causal role of self-esteem
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Dev Psychopathol 20:319-39. 2008
    ..It was concluded that the effects of self-esteem during adolescence on later developmental outcomes were weak, and largely explained by the psychosocial context within which self-esteem develops...
  78. ncbi A longitudinal study of the effects of tobacco and cannabis exposure on lung function in young adults
    D Robin Taylor
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Addiction 97:1055-61. 2002
    ..To assess the possible effects of tobacco and cannabis smoking on lung function in young adults between the ages of 18 and 26...
  79. ncbi Drinking patterns in mid-adolescence and psychosocial outcomes in late adolescence and early adulthood
    J Elisabeth Wells
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Addiction 99:1529-41. 2004
    ..To describe the pattern of drinking at age 16 and to relate this to outcomes at 16-21 years and 21-25 years across a number of psychosocial domains...
  80. ncbi Self-esteem and violence: testing links between adolescent self-esteem and later hostility and violent behavior
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:881-91. 2007
    ..In addition, a persistent association was found between unstable high self-esteem and self-reported violent offending. The results suggest that self-esteem level plays a limited role in the understanding of violent behavior...
  81. doi Burden of psychiatric disorder in young adulthood and life outcomes at age 30
    Sheree J Gibb
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 197:122-7. 2010
    ..Individual psychiatric disorders have been shown to be associated with negative economic and educational outcomes, but few studies have addressed the relationship between the total extent of psychiatric disorder and life outcomes...
  82. ncbi Indigenous suicide in New Zealand
    Annette L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Suicide Res 10:159-168. 2006
    ..This article reviews explanations for the observed rates of suicide in Măori, and examines approaches to effective intervention to reduce rates of suicide in young Măori...
  83. doi Relationship separation and mental health problems: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study
    Sheree J Gibb
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:163-9. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between relationship separation and a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol abuse/dependence, cannabis abuse/dependence, and total number of mental health problems...
  84. pmc Long term psychosocial outcomes after mild head injury in early childhood
    A McKinlay
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, and Christchurch Movement Disorders and Brain Research Group, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:281-8. 2002
    ..This study examined mild head injury before age 10 and potential differences in late childhood/early adolescence as a function of severity of mild injury and age at injury...
  85. ncbi Stability and change in externalising behaviours
    D M Fergusson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 248:4-13. 1998
    ....
  86. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes about suicide in 25-year-olds
    Annette L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:260-5. 2004
    ..To examine knowledge and attitudes about suicide in a New Zealand sample of young people aged 25 years...
  87. ncbi Mortality and further suicidal behaviour after an index suicide attempt: a 10-year study
    Sheree J Gibb
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:95-100. 2005
    ..To examine further suicide attempts and mortality in the 10 years after a suicide attempt requiring hospital admission...
  88. doi Cigarette smoking and depression: tests of causal linkages using a longitudinal birth cohort
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 196:440-6. 2010
    ..Research on the comorbidity between cigarette smoking and major depression has not elucidated the pathways by which smoking is associated with depression...
  89. ncbi Structure of internalising symptoms in early adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 189:540-6. 2006
    ..Debate surrounds the underlying structure of internalising disorders including major depression, generalised anxiety disorder, phobias and panic disorders...
  90. doi Experience of sexual abuse in childhood and abortion in adolescence and early adulthood
    Joseph M Boden
    University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Abuse Negl 33:870-6. 2009
    ..The present study examined the associations between the experience of sexual abuse in childhood (CSA) and the number of abortions in adolescence and early adulthood...
  91. ncbi Cannabis use and other illicit drug use: testing the cannabis gateway hypothesis
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Addiction 101:556-69. 2006
    ..To examine the associations between the frequency of cannabis use and the use of other illicit drugs...
  92. ncbi Sexual orientation and mental health in a birth cohort of young adults
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:971-81. 2005
    ..This paper sought to examine the relationship between sexual orientation and mental health in a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 25 years...
  93. ncbi Deviant peer affiliations and depression: confounding or causation?
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:605-18. 2003
    ....
  94. ncbi Reasons why young adults do or do not seek help for alcohol problems
    J Elisabeth Wells
    Public Health and General Practice, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:1005-12. 2007
    ..To investigate reasons for seeking or not seeking help for alcohol problems in young adults and to report outcomes in those with problems who thought they did not need help...
  95. doi Does socioeconomic inequality explain ethnic differences in nicotine dependence? Evidence from a New Zealand birth cohort
    Dannette Marie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:378-83. 2010
    ..The present study examined the role of socioeconomic status and cultural identity in the association between ethnicity and nicotine dependence, in a birth cohort of >1000 methods young people studied to age 30...
  96. ncbi Tests of causal linkages between cannabis use and psychotic symptoms
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Addiction 100:354-66. 2005
    ..To examine possible causal linkages between cannabis use and psychosis using data gathered over the course of a 25-year longitudinal study...
  97. ncbi Stability and instability in alcohol diagnosis from ages 18 to 21 and ages 21 to 25 years
    J Elisabeth Wells
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:157-65. 2006
    ..This study describes the course of disorder from age 18 to age 25 for abuse and dependence and investigates the extent to which continuities in disorder can be explained by background factors...
  98. ncbi Punitive parenting practices of contemporary young parents
    Lianne J Woodward
    Canterbury Child Development Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 120:U2866. 2007
    ..To describe the punitive parenting practices of a cohort of young (<25 years) New Zealand parents and to examine the life course risk factors that placed these parents at increased risk of severe child physical punishment/abuse...
  99. ncbi Exposure to childhood sexual and physical abuse and subsequent educational achievement outcomes
    Joseph M Boden
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Abuse Negl 31:1101-14. 2007
    ....
  100. pmc Does father absence place daughters at special risk for early sexual activity and teenage pregnancy?
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 74:801-21. 2003
    ..Effects of father absence are discussed in terms of life-course adversity, evolutionary psychology, social learning, and behavior genetic models...
  101. ncbi Circumcision status and risk of sexually transmitted infection in young adult males: an analysis of a longitudinal birth cohort
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 118:1971-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between circumcision status and sexually transmitted infection risk using a longitudinal birth cohort study...