Lannie Ligthart

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Migraine symptomatology and major depressive disorder
    Lannie Ligthart
    VU University Amsterdam, Department of Biological Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 30:1073-81. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A genome-wide linkage scan provides evidence for both new and previously reported loci influencing common migraine
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1186-95. 2008
  3. pmc Meta-analysis of genome-wide association for migraine in six population-based European cohorts
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:901-7. 2011
  4. pmc Genetic covariance structure of the four main features of borderline personality disorder
    Marijn A Distel
    VU University Amsterdam, Department of Biological Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 24:427-44. 2010
  5. pmc The Adult Netherlands Twin Register: twenty-five years of survey and biological data collection
    Gonneke Willemsen
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:271-81. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality, health and lifestyle in a questionnaire family study: a comparison between highly cooperative and less cooperative families
    Marijn A Distel
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:348-53. 2007
  7. pmc Genetic risk score analysis indicates migraine with and without comorbid depression are genetically different disorders
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Genet 133:173-86. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression are associated with migraine and pain in general: an investigation of the interrelationships
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain 14:363-70. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adolescent anxiety and depression: beyond heritability
    Sanja Franić
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Department of Biological Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:820-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The shared genetics of migraine and anxious depression
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Headache 50:1549-60. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Migraine symptomatology and major depressive disorder
    Lannie Ligthart
    VU University Amsterdam, Department of Biological Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 30:1073-81. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether migraine is qualitatively different in MDD patients (N = 1816) and non-depressed controls (N = 3428)...
  2. doi request reprint A genome-wide linkage scan provides evidence for both new and previously reported loci influencing common migraine
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1186-95. 2008
    ..Additionally, our novel "2-step" analysis and simulation approach provides a powerful means to investigate linkage to individual trait components...
  3. pmc Meta-analysis of genome-wide association for migraine in six population-based European cohorts
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:901-7. 2011
    ..026). This finding is consistent with the involvement of the glutamate pathway in migraine. Additional research is necessary to further confirm the involvement of glutamate...
  4. pmc Genetic covariance structure of the four main features of borderline personality disorder
    Marijn A Distel
    VU University Amsterdam, Department of Biological Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Disord 24:427-44. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc The Adult Netherlands Twin Register: twenty-five years of survey and biological data collection
    Gonneke Willemsen
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:271-81. 2013
    ..Record linkage to national registers will allow the study of morbidity and mortality, thus providing insight into the development of health, lifestyle, and behavior across the lifespan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality, health and lifestyle in a questionnaire family study: a comparison between highly cooperative and less cooperative families
    Marijn A Distel
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:348-53. 2007
    ..001). However, the absolute difference in mean scores is very small, less than 1 point for a scale ranging from 0 to 72. In conclusion, survey data on personality, health and lifestyle are relatively unbiased with respect to nonresponse...
  7. pmc Genetic risk score analysis indicates migraine with and without comorbid depression are genetically different disorders
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Genet 133:173-86. 2014
    ..The subgroup of individuals with comorbid MDD and migraine were genetically most similar to MDD patients. These results indicate that in at least a subset of migraine patients with MDD, migraine may be a symptom or consequence of MDD...
  8. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression are associated with migraine and pain in general: an investigation of the interrelationships
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain 14:363-70. 2013
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of accounting for A/D in studies of pain comorbidity. This will contribute to a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying A/D and pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adolescent anxiety and depression: beyond heritability
    Sanja Franić
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Department of Biological Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:820-9. 2010
    ..To review the methodology of behavior genetics studies addressing research questions that go beyond simple heritability estimation and illustrate these using representative research on childhood and adolescent anxiety and depression...
  10. doi request reprint The shared genetics of migraine and anxious depression
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Headache 50:1549-60. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Causes of comorbidity: pleiotropy or causality? Shared genetic and environmental influences on migraine and neuroticism
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:158-65. 2012
    ..This pattern of results is consistent with a causal relationship, suggesting that neuroticism increases the risk of migraine...
  12. pmc Sex differences in genetic architecture of complex phenotypes?
    Jacqueline M Vink
    Netherlands Twin Register, Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e47371. 2012
    ..We conclude that for most traits that were examined, the current evidence is that same the genes are operating in men and women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Migraine with aura and migraine without aura are not distinct entities: further evidence from a large Dutch population study
    Lannie Ligthart
    Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:54-63. 2006
    ..The heritability of the screening question was similar to more detailed LCA and IHS classifications, suggesting that the screening procedure is an important determining factor in genetic studies of migraine...
  14. doi request reprint Heritability of parturition timing: an extended twin design analysis
    Zachary A F Kistka
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:43.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to assess relative maternal and paternal genetic influences on birth timing...