Richie Poulton

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Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Children's self-reported psychotic symptoms and adult schizophreniform disorder: a 15-year longitudinal study
    R Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:1053-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Fears born and bred: toward a more inclusive theory of fear acquisition
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:197-208. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Low fear in childhood is associated with sporting prowess in adolescence and young adulthood
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:1191-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Personality and the socioeconomic-health gradient
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 32:975-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical health correlates of overprediction of physical discomfort during exercise
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:401-14. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistence and perceived consequences of cannabis use and dependence among young adults: implications for policy
    R Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 114:544-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-associative fear acquisition: a review of the evidence from retrospective and longitudinal research
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:127-49. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the etiology of separation anxiety
    R Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 39:1395-410. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of early- vs late-onset dental fear in a longitudinal-epidemiological study
    R Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 39:777-85. 2001
  10. pmc Association between children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage and adult health: a life-course study
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Lancet 360:1640-5. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Children's self-reported psychotic symptoms and adult schizophreniform disorder: a 15-year longitudinal study
    R Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:1053-8. 2000
    ..We report the first direct examination of the longitudinal relationship between psychotic symptoms in childhood and adulthood...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fears born and bred: toward a more inclusive theory of fear acquisition
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:197-208. 2002
    ..Following discussion of the relation between stress-diathesis models and the non-associative position we conclude by urging a developmental, life-course approach to the understanding of fear acquisition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low fear in childhood is associated with sporting prowess in adolescence and young adulthood
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:1191-7. 2002
    ..Low levels of fear early in life may be associated with elite sports performance in adulthood...
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Personality and the socioeconomic-health gradient
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 32:975-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical health correlates of overprediction of physical discomfort during exercise
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:401-14. 2002
    ..Information obtained from such studies could prove useful in public health education campaigns aimed at increasing levels of physical activity in the general population, particularly among the less active...
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistence and perceived consequences of cannabis use and dependence among young adults: implications for policy
    R Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 114:544-7. 2001
    ..To document patterns of cannabis use and dependence from late-adolescence through to the mid-twenties; to describe perceived consequences of cannabis use among young people; and to consider policy implications of these findings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-associative fear acquisition: a review of the evidence from retrospective and longitudinal research
    Richie Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 40:127-49. 2002
    ..Res. Ther. (1977) 15, 375-387) three 'associative' pathways are discussed. Unresolved issues requiring further investigation are considered...
  8. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the etiology of separation anxiety
    R Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 39:1395-410. 2001
    ..These findings serve to illustrate the complexity of fear acquisition, the relevance of developmental factors and the likely interplay between associative and non-associative processes in the etiology of fear and anxiety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of early- vs late-onset dental fear in a longitudinal-epidemiological study
    R Poulton
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 39:777-85. 2001
    ..Interventions for early-onset dental fear should aim to modify both the dental fear and the personality vulnerabilities that may contribute to the development of dental fear early in the life-course...
  10. pmc Association between children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage and adult health: a life-course study
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Lancet 360:1640-5. 2002
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with a wide range of health risk factors and outcomes in adult life...
  11. pmc Associations between respiratory symptoms, lung function and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in a population-based birth cohort
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Respir Res 7:142. 2006
    ..The role of obesity in mediating this association is also unclear. We explored the associations between respiratory symptoms, lung function, and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in a birth cohort of approximately 1000 individuals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between exhaled nitric oxide and systemic inflammatory markers
    Tim J T Sutherland
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:334-9. 2007
    ..Exhaled nitric oxide is a noninvasive measure of asthmatic airway inflammation...
  13. pmc Personality and oral health
    W Murray Thomson
    Department of Oral Sciences, Sir John Walsh Research Institute, School of Dentistry, The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Oral Sci 119:366-72. 2011
    ..Because the attitudes and values tapped into by personality tests can be altered by brief cognitive interventions, those might be useful in preventive dentistry...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between exhaled nitric oxide and systemic inflammatory markers
    Tim J T Sutherland
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:534-9. 2007
    ..Exhaled nitric oxide is a noninvasive measure of asthmatic airway inflammation...
  15. doi request reprint The natural history of periodontal attachment loss during the third and fourth decades of life
    W Murray Thomson
    Sir John Walsh Research Institute, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Clin Periodontol 40:672-80. 2013
    ..To describe changes in the occurrence of periodontal attachment loss (AL) through ages 26, 32 and 38 in a complete birth cohort...
  16. pmc Systemic inflammation and lung function in young adults
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Thorax 62:1064-8. 2007
    ..We explored the association between the forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV(1)) and the systemic inflammatory marker C-reactive protein (CRP) in young adults...
  17. doi request reprint Leptin, adiponectin, and asthma: findings from a population-based cohort study
    Tim J T Sutherland
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:101-7. 2009
    ..Obesity is thought to increase the risk of asthma, especially in women. It has been proposed that this association could be due to the immune-modulating effect of adipokines secreted by adipose tissue...
  18. pmc Family history and oral health: findings from the Dunedin Study
    Dara M Shearer
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:105-15. 2012
    ..The effects of the oral health status of one generation on that of the next within families are unclear. Objectives:  To determine whether parental oral health history is a risk factor for oral disease...
  19. pmc Cannabis smoking and periodontal disease among young adults
    W Murray Thomson
    Department of Oral Sciences, Sir John Walsh Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    JAMA 299:525-31. 2008
    ..Tobacco smoking is a recognized behavioral risk factor for periodontal disease (through its systemic effects), and cannabis smoking may contribute in a similar way...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and allergic sensitization: a 32-year population-based cohort study
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:38-42.e3. 2008
    ..Cigarette smoke has immunosuppressant effects, but its effect on allergic sensitization is unclear...
  21. pmc The impact of xerostomia on oral-health-related quality of life among younger adults
    W Murray Thomson
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:86. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between xerostomia and oral-health-related quality of life among young adults while controlling for clinical oral health status and other potential confounding factors...
  22. pmc Accelerated decline in lung function in cigarette smokers is associated with TP53/MDM2 polymorphisms
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Hum Genet 126:559-65. 2009
    ..These data support the hypothesis that p53 protects from DNA damage in humans and provides a potential explanation for the variation in lung function impairment amongst smokers...
  23. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and cardiorespiratory fitness in young adults
    Michael J A Williams
    Departments of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:216-20. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and CRP, controlling for obesity in an unselected cohort of young adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dental plaque and oral health during the first 32 years of life
    Jonathan M Broadbent
    Department of Oral Sciences, Sir John Walsh Research Institute, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, P O Box 647, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:415-26. 2011
    ..No large-scale epidemiologic research has been conducted regarding the continuity and change in plaque levels across the long term and the association of plaque levels with oral health...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the relation between body mass index and asthma and atopy in a birth cohort
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:440-5. 2005
    ..It remains unclear if this association is due to genuine asthma or to symptoms caused by overweight, at what age the association develops, and whether it is confined to females...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tracking club sport participation from childhood to early adulthood
    Rosalina Richards
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:413-9. 2007
    ..However, the substantial movement into and out of sport participation observed here and in other studies cautions against relying solely on sport promotion among youth as a strategy to promote lifelong participation...
  27. doi request reprint Personality influences on change in smoking behavior
    David Welch
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
    Health Psychol 28:292-9. 2009
    ..To investigate associations between personality traits in early adulthood (and changes in them) and change in smoking status...
  28. pmc Childhood and contemporaneous correlates of adolescent leisure time physical inactivity: a longitudinal study
    Rosalina Richards
    Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 44:260-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine associations between childhood and contemporaneous factors and patterns of physical activity participation during adolescence...
  29. doi request reprint Childhood sleep time and long-term risk for obesity: a 32-year prospective birth cohort study
    Carl Erik Landhuis
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 122:955-60. 2008
    ..However, it is not known whether short sleep time during childhood has long-term consequences. We assessed the association between sleep time in childhood and adult BMI in a birth cohort...
  30. doi request reprint Programming obesity and poor fitness: the long-term impact of childhood television
    C Erik Landhuis
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1457-9. 2008
    ..To assess whether the long-term effects of childhood television viewing on BMI and cardiorespiratory fitness are mediated by adult viewing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between child and adolescent television viewing and adult health: a longitudinal birth cohort study
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin New Zealand
    Lancet 364:257-62. 2004
    ..However, there have been no longitudinal studies of childhood viewing and adult health. We explored these associations in a birth cohort followed up to age 26 years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, asthma, and airway inflammation
    Christene R McLachlan
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:634-9. 2007
    ..One possible explanation might be that these studies have used body mass index to identify adiposity, which might be a less reliable measure of body fat in men than in women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum ferritin with cardiovascular risk factors and inflammation in young men and women
    Michael J A Williams
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, 201 Great King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Atherosclerosis 165:179-84. 2002
    ..Confounding may contribute to reports of associations between ferritin and cardiovascular disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association of television viewing during childhood with poor educational achievement
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:614-8. 2005
    ..A common concern is that watching too much television may also have a negative impact on education. However, no long-term studies have measured childhood viewing and educational achievement...
  35. ncbi request reprint Personality traits in adolescence and satisfaction with orthodontic treatment in young adulthood
    Matthew J Barker
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust Orthod J 21:87-93. 2005
    ..This study aimed to determine whether personality traits are associated with satisfaction with orthodontic treatment by age 26...
  36. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori serology in a birth cohort of New Zealanders from age 11 to 26
    J Paul Fawcett
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    World J Gastroenterol 11:3273-6. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does childhood television viewing lead to attention problems in adolescence? Results from a prospective longitudinal study
    Carl Erik Landhuis
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 120:532-7. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, no longitudinal studies have assessed the impact of children's television viewing on attention problems in adolescence. The objective of this study was to assess this association...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study: are its findings consistent with the overall New Zealand population?
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 119:U2002. 2006
    ..To compare the health of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study members with people of the same age in the nationally representative New Zealand Health and National Nutrition Surveys...
  40. pmc Effects of cannabis on lung function: a population-based cohort study
    R J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur Respir J 35:42-7. 2010
    ..Cannabis use was associated with higher lung volumes, suggesting hyperinflation and increased large-airways resistance, but there was little evidence for airflow obstruction or impairment of gas transfer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in oral health in childhood and adulthood in a birth cohort
    W M Thomson
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:345-53. 2004
    ....
  42. pmc Psychiatric disorders and risky sexual behaviour in young adulthood: cross sectional study in birth cohort
    S Ramrakha
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 321:263-6. 2000
    ..To determine if risky sexual intercourse, sexually transmitted diseases, and sexual intercourse at an early age are associated with psychiatric disorder...
  43. pmc Changes in periodontal disease experience from 26 to 32 years of age in a birth cohort
    W Murray Thomson
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Periodontol 77:947-54. 2006
    ..Information is lacking on the natural history of periodontitis through the third and fourth decades of life...
  44. ncbi request reprint Commentary: how does socioeconomic disadvantage during childhood damage health in adulthood? Testing psychosocial pathways
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 34:344-5. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of irritable bowel symptoms in a New Zealand birth cohort
    Gil Barbezat
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U220. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of bowel symptoms and the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in a birth cohort of young New Zealanders...
  46. pmc Cannabis and psychosis
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    BMJ 332:172-5. 2006
  47. pmc Xerostomia and medications among 32-year-olds
    William Murray Thomson
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Acta Odontol Scand 64:249-54. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence and associations of xerostomia among adults in their early thirties, with particular attention to medication exposure as a putative risk factor...
  48. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal studies of gene-environment interaction in common diseases--good value for money?
    Stephen P Robertson
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Novartis Found Symp 293:128-37; discussion 138-42, 181-3. 2008
    ..We refute the contention that incorporating the measurement of genotype into longitudinal-epidemiological studies is wasteful or unlikely to yield significant benefits...
  49. ncbi request reprint Brain drain or OE? Characteristics of young New Zealanders who leave
    B J Milne
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago
    N Z Med J 114:450-3. 2001
    ..To characterise the emigration patterns of young New Zealanders...
  50. ncbi request reprint Birth size, growth, and blood pressure between the ages of 7 and 26 years: failure to support the fetal origins hypothesis
    Sheila Williams
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Epidemiol 155:849-52. 2002
    ..Similar results were obtained for height. These results fail to support the fetal origins hypothesis...