J Scourfield

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imprinted X-linked genes, 'feminine intuition' and the public (mis)understanding of science
    J Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 2:385-6. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint The development of prosocial behaviour in children and adolescents: a twin study
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:927-35. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Conduct problems in children and adolescents: a twin study
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:489-96. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The genetic relationship between social cognition and conduct problems
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Behav Genet 34:377-83. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in children and adolescents: changing aetiological influences with development
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:968-76. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes and social skills
    J Scourfield
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Division of Psychological Medicine, Health Park, Cardiff, UK
    Bioessays 19:1125-7. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Family dysfunction interacts with genes in the causation of antisocial symptoms
    Tanya Maria May Button
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Behav Genet 35:115-20. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Do aggressive and non-aggressive antisocial behaviors in adolescents result from the same genetic and environmental effects?
    Tanya M M Button
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:59-63. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The Cardiff Study of all Wales and North West of England Twins (CaStANET): a longitudinal research program of child and adolescent development
    Marianne B M van den Bree
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:13-23. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic disabling fatigue in children and adolescents
    Anne Farmer
    MRC Social, Genetic, Developmental Psychiatric Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:477-81. 2004

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Imprinted X-linked genes, 'feminine intuition' and the public (mis)understanding of science
    J Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 2:385-6. 1997
    ..We summarize the background scientific details of the study and discuss the media reporting of those findings...
  2. ncbi request reprint The development of prosocial behaviour in children and adolescents: a twin study
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:927-35. 2004
    ..The influences on these individual differences have not previously been examined in children and adolescents using multiple raters in a genetically informative design...
  3. ncbi request reprint Conduct problems in children and adolescents: a twin study
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:489-96. 2004
    ..However, there is a lack of studies using a genetically informative design combined with several different informants and different settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint The genetic relationship between social cognition and conduct problems
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Behav Genet 34:377-83. 2004
    ..Each phenotype was subject to its own environmental influences that were not shared...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in children and adolescents: changing aetiological influences with development
    Jane Scourfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:968-76. 2003
    ..However, the literature is not entirely consistent in this respect and existing longitudinal twin studies have examined changes within adolescence only...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes and social skills
    J Scourfield
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Division of Psychological Medicine, Health Park, Cardiff, UK
    Bioessays 19:1125-7. 1997
    ..It may also offer some explanation for why boys are more vulnerable to developmental disorders that affect social behaviour, such as autism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Family dysfunction interacts with genes in the causation of antisocial symptoms
    Tanya Maria May Button
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Behav Genet 35:115-20. 2005
    ..It was concluded that a risk genotype conferring susceptibility to family dysfunction is responsible for most of the variance in antisocial symptoms in childhood and adolescence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do aggressive and non-aggressive antisocial behaviors in adolescents result from the same genetic and environmental effects?
    Tanya M M Button
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:59-63. 2004
    ..Our results suggest a partial genetic overlap with a specific genetic effect contributing to the variance of aggressive ASB and a stronger genetic effect on aggression in females than in males...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Cardiff Study of all Wales and North West of England Twins (CaStANET): a longitudinal research program of child and adolescent development
    Marianne B M van den Bree
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:13-23. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic disabling fatigue in children and adolescents
    Anne Farmer
    MRC Social, Genetic, Developmental Psychiatric Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:477-81. 2004
    ..The epidemiology of chronic fatiguing illnesses in young people is poorly understood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms in offspring
    Anita Thapar
    Department os Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1985-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether smoking during pregnancy is associated with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring and whether these effects are additional to genetic influences...
  12. ncbi request reprint Observer effects and heritability of childhood attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms
    Neilson Martin
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:260-5. 2002
    ..Estimates of heritability, the extent of non-additive genetic effects and of 'sibling contrast' effects vary between different studies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards future testing for bipolar disorder susceptibility genes: a preliminary investigation
    Ian Jones
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Psychiatric Hospital, Birmingham B15 2QZ, UK
    J Affect Disord 71:189-93. 2002
    ..Psychiatrists, who will have to administer such tests, appear significantly more cautious...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measuring autistic traits: heritability, reliability and validity of the Social and Communication Disorders Checklist
    David H Skuse
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:568-72. 2005
    ..Whole-population surveys of unselected samples of children are hampered by the lack of appropriate screening instruments...
  15. ncbi request reprint The Aberfan disaster: 33-year follow-up of survivors
    Louise Morgan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:532-6. 2003
    ..Children can develop PTSD; however, there is controversy over whether PTSD symptoms decrease or persist over time...