Thalia C Eley

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental familial vulnerability, family environment, and their interactions as predictors of depressive symptoms in adolescents
    Thalia C Eley
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:298-306. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Feeling anxious: a twin study of panic/somatic ratings, anxiety sensitivity and heartbeat perception in children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1184-91. 2007
  3. pmc The direction of longitudinal associations between sleep problems and depression symptoms: a study of twins aged 8 and 10 years
    Alice M Gregory
    Department ofPsychology, Goldsmiths College, University ofLondon, London, UK I2lnstitute ofPsychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Sleep 32:189-99. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint In the face of uncertainty: a twin study of ambiguous information, anxiety and depression in children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crespigny Park, P O Box P080, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:55-65. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathways to childhood depressive symptoms: the role of social, cognitive, and genetic risk factors
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 43:1402-14. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Does childhood anxiety evoke maternal control? A genetically informed study
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:772-9. 2010
  7. pmc Genes of experience: explaining the heritability of putative environmental variables through their association with behavioural and emotional traits
    Tom A McAdams
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, P O Box 80, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Genet 43:314-28. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The Genesis 12-19 (G1219) Study: a twin and sibling study of gene-environment interplay and adolescent development in the UK
    Tom A McAdams
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:134-43. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal genetic analysis of anxiety sensitivity
    Helena M S Zavos
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Dev Psychol 48:204-12. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Juvenile mental health histories of adults with anxiety disorders
    Alice M Gregory
    Box P080, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 164:301-8. 2007

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental familial vulnerability, family environment, and their interactions as predictors of depressive symptoms in adolescents
    Thalia C Eley
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:298-306. 2004
    ..Third, the authors explored the influence of family environment variables. Fourth, the authors sought interactions between parental familial vulnerability and family environment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Feeling anxious: a twin study of panic/somatic ratings, anxiety sensitivity and heartbeat perception in children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1184-91. 2007
    ..We examined genetic and environmental influences on childhood AS, HBP, panic/somatic ratings, and their associations...
  3. pmc The direction of longitudinal associations between sleep problems and depression symptoms: a study of twins aged 8 and 10 years
    Alice M Gregory
    Department ofPsychology, Goldsmiths College, University ofLondon, London, UK I2lnstitute ofPsychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Sleep 32:189-99. 2009
    ..To establish the direction and etiology of longitudinal associations between sleep problems and depression symptoms in children...
  4. ncbi request reprint In the face of uncertainty: a twin study of ambiguous information, anxiety and depression in children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crespigny Park, P O Box P080, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:55-65. 2008
    ..The data also support a role for genetic influence on threat interpretations, which may mediate responses to stress...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathways to childhood depressive symptoms: the role of social, cognitive, and genetic risk factors
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 43:1402-14. 2007
    ..Together, these routes accounted for approximately 13% of total phenotypic variance in depressive symptoms. Theoretical and analytical implications of these results are discussed in the context of several design-related caveats...
  6. doi request reprint Does childhood anxiety evoke maternal control? A genetically informed study
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:772-9. 2010
    ..do not?; 2) to what extent do genetic and environmental factors influence maternal control and child anxiety?; 3) to what extent do genetic and environmental factors influence the associations between child anxiety and maternal control?..
  7. pmc Genes of experience: explaining the heritability of putative environmental variables through their association with behavioural and emotional traits
    Tom A McAdams
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, P O Box 80, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Genet 43:314-28. 2013
    ..Results are discussed in the context of possible active, evocative and passive gene-environment correlations. ..
  8. doi request reprint The Genesis 12-19 (G1219) Study: a twin and sibling study of gene-environment interplay and adolescent development in the UK
    Tom A McAdams
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:134-43. 2013
    ..In this article, we describe the sample, data collection, and measures used. We also summarize some of the key findings to date...
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal genetic analysis of anxiety sensitivity
    Helena M S Zavos
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Dev Psychol 48:204-12. 2012
    ..Environmental influences on anxiety sensitivity were, on the whole, more time specific; however, some stable environmental influences were also found...
  10. ncbi request reprint Juvenile mental health histories of adults with anxiety disorders
    Alice M Gregory
    Box P080, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 164:301-8. 2007
    ..Information about the psychiatric histories of adults with anxiety disorders was examined to further inform nosology and etiological/ preventive efforts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on interpersonal cognitions and associations with depressive symptoms in 8-year-old twins
    Alice M Gregory
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:762-75. 2007
    ..These latter findings may result from interpersonal cognitions in young children, reflecting life experiences as opposed to trait-like cognitive biases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder, tics and anxiety in 6-year-old twins
    Derek Bolton
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    Psychol Med 37:39-48. 2007
    ..Family history studies of co-morbidity have found familial aggregation with tics, especially for early-onset OCD, and familial aggregation with anxiety disorders...
  13. doi request reprint Disentangling gene-environment correlations and interactions on adolescent depressive symptoms
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:142-50. 2008
    ..While these effects are often studied independently, evidence supports their co-occurrence on depression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on the cognitive biases associated with anxiety and depression symptoms in adolescents
    Helena M S Zavos
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 124:45-53. 2010
    ..Little, however, is known about the relationship between these variables and whether these too are genetically correlated...
  15. doi request reprint A longitudinal, genetically informative, study of associations between anxiety sensitivity, anxiety and depression
    Helena M S Zavos
    King s College London, MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Genet 42:592-602. 2012
    ..Environmental effects tended to be more time specific. This study adds to our understanding of the direction of effects between anxiety sensitivity, anxiety and depression in adolescence, and the risks underlying their associations...
  16. doi request reprint Normative childhood repetitive routines and obsessive compulsive symptomatology in 6-year-old twins
    Derek Bolton
    Psychology Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1139-46. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between normative repetitive routines of childhood and paediatric obsessive compulsive symptom syndrome (OCSS) and the extent to which it is genetically mediated...
  17. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic differentiation of anxiety-related behaviors in middle childhood
    Victoria Hallett
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Depress Anxiety 26:316-24. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine both the phenotypic and genetic differentiation of ARB subtypes within the general population at age 7 and 9. It constituted a follow-up to an earlier study of ARBs in preschool children...
  18. doi request reprint Attributional style as a risk marker of genetic effects for adolescent depressive symptoms
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:849-59. 2008
    ..Implications for attributional style as a marker reflecting genetic risks are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint A multivariate genetic analysis of specific phobia, separation anxiety and social phobia in early childhood
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:839-48. 2008
    ..We examined the genetic and environmental influences on the comorbidity between three common childhood anxiety disorders: Specific Phobia, Separation Anxiety and Social Phobia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and genetic and environmental influences on anxiety disorders in 6-year-old twins
    Derek Bolton
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:335-44. 2006
    ..The present study reports prevalence estimates in a community sample of 6-year-old twins, and patterns of genetic and environmental influences on these early-onset anxiety disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attentional threat avoidance and familial risk are independently associated with childhood anxiety disorders
    Hannah M Brown
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:678-85. 2013
    ..Cognitive biases for threat information are considered a robust characteristic of childhood anxiety. However, little is known regarding the underlying aetiology of such biases and their role in anxiety disorders...
  22. doi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity in adolescence and young adulthood: the role of stressful life events, 5HTTLPR and their interaction
    Helena M S Zavos
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 29:400-8. 2012
    ..In light of this, we looked at the association between stressful life events, the serotonin transporter gene polymorphism (5HTTLPR), and anxiety sensitivity in a longitudinal sample of adolescents...
  23. pmc Stable genetic influence on anxiety-related behaviours across middle childhood
    Maciej Trzaskowski
    King s College London, MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Box PO80, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:85-94. 2012
    ..In contrast, though more varied, heterotypic continuity between some traits (i.e. the change from one type of anxiety-related behaviour into another over time) was mainly due to shared-environmental factors...
  24. pmc First genome-wide association study on anxiety-related behaviours in childhood
    Maciej Trzaskowski
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58676. 2013
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  25. ncbi request reprint Associations between sleep problems, anxiety, and depression in twins at 8 years of age
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 118:1124-32. 2006
    ..Associations between sleep and internalizing problems are complex and poorly understood. To better understand these covarying difficulties, genetic and environmental influences were estimated by using a twin design...
  26. ncbi request reprint I think, therefore I am: a twin study of attributional style in adolescents
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:696-703. 2006
    ..These relationships have mainly been considered in terms of social risk mechanisms, and little is known about the role of genetic influences...
  27. pmc Adolescent irritability: phenotypic associations and genetic links with depressed mood
    Argyris Stringaris
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Am J Psychiatry 169:47-54. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint Links between antisocial behavior and depressed mood: the role of life events and attributional style
    Richard Rowe
    Institute of Psychiatry, MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, London, U K
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:293-302. 2006
    ..The pattern of associations was largely similar in boys and girls. We discuss these results in terms of developmental models of the links between antisocial behavior and depressed mood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Examining the state-trait anxiety relationship: a behavioural genetic approach
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:19-27. 2006
    ..The implications of these results for vulnerability mechanisms involving stress reactivity on anxiety are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint A monozygotic twin differences study of nonshared environmental influence on adolescent depressive symptoms
    Holan Liang
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Child Dev 76:1247-60. 2005
    ..Negative life events were the only factor that had a direct nonshared environmental association with concurrent depressive symptoms in adolescents independent of previous depressive symptoms, and all other study variables...
  31. doi request reprint A systematic evaluation and validation of subtypes of adolescent alcohol use motives: genetic and environmental contributions
    Clare J Mackie
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:420-30. 2011
    ..Adult twin studies typically estimate the heritability of alcohol use motives to be between 7 and 42%, although relatively little is known about genetic and environmental influences upon alcohol use motives in adolescence...
  32. doi request reprint Catastrophizing and symptoms of sleep disturbances in children
    Alice M Gregory
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths University of London and Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, UK
    J Sleep Res 19:175-82. 2010
    ..A proportion of children catastrophized about the consequences of sleeplessness and this was associated with sleep disturbance, an association which was mediated through anxiety and depression symptoms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Accounting for genetic and environmental confounds in associations between parent and child characteristics: A systematic review of children-of-twins studies
    Tom A McAdams
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Psychol Bull 140:1138-73. 2014
    ..In reviewing this literature, we highlight past applications, identify emergent patterns, and suggest avenues for future research. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Prospective longitudinal associations between persistent sleep problems in childhood and anxiety and depression disorders in adulthood
    Alice M Gregory
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:157-63. 2005
    ..60 (1.05-2.45), p = .030) but not depressive disorders (OR (95% CI) = .99 (.63-1.56), p = .959). Persistent sleep problems in childhood may be an early risk indicator of anxiety in adulthood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Heart-beat perception, panic/somatic symptoms and anxiety sensitivity in children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Box P080, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 42:439-48. 2004
    ..These results extend the literature on HBP and panic and suggest that in children, as in adults, increased panic/somatic symptoms are associated with enhanced ability to perceive internal physiological cues, and fear of such sensations...
  36. ncbi request reprint A twin study of anxiety-related behaviours in pre-school children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:945-60. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the genetics of these categories and especially about the phenotypic and genetic structure of related behaviours in pre-school children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of MAOA and COMT with neuroticism assessed by peers
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 120:90-6. 2003
    ..We found weak evidence for association with COMT genotype, when the females and males were considered separately, and for MAOA genotype in males only. There was no significant interaction between COMT and MAOA...
  38. ncbi request reprint Associations between behaviour problems and verbal and nonverbal cognitive abilities and disabilities in early childhood
    Robert Plomin
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:619-33. 2002
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  39. ncbi request reprint Introductory guide to the language of molecular genetics
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1039-41. 2005
    ..As much of the terminology is specific to the field, this introductory guide aims to aid readers who may be unfamiliar with the approaches of this discipline...
  40. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal behavioral genetic analysis of the etiology of aggressive and nonaggressive antisocial behavior
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:383-402. 2003
    ..These data are in agreement with the hypothesis that aggressive ASB is a stable heritable trait as compared to nonaggressive behavior, which is more strongly influenced by the environment and shows less genetic stability over time...
  41. ncbi request reprint Introductory guide to the statistics of molecular genetics
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1042-4. 2005
    ..This introductory guide presents the main two analytical approaches used by molecular geneticists: linkage and association...
  42. ncbi request reprint The structure of language abilities at 4 years: a twin study
    Essi Colledge
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Center, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Dev Psychol 38:749-57. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Exploring the association between anxiety and conduct problems in a large sample of twins aged 2-4
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:111-22. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Etiologies of associations between childhood sleep and behavioral problems in a large twin sample
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:744-51. 2004
    ..To examine the etiologies of covariation of childhood sleep problems and other behavioral/emotional problems in young children...
  45. ncbi request reprint The development of antisocial behaviour from childhood to adolescence. A longitudinal twin study
    Catherine Tuvblad
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:216-25. 2005
    ..The hypothesis that the aggressive pathway is genetically mediated was supported in girls, whereas the hypothesis that the nonaggressive pathway is environmentally dependent was supported in boys...
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessing gene-environment interactions on anxiety symptom subtypes across childhood and adolescence
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    US National Institute of Mental Health, 15K, North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:1129-46. 2007
    ..We interpret these preliminary findings tentatively in the context of gene-environment interaction on anxiety in general, and on early separation and later panic anxiety in particular...
  47. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interactions and correlations in psychiatric disorders
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute for Psychiatry, DeCrespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:119-24. 2004
    ..These have important implications in guiding future psychiatric research, mental health practice, and policy-making bodies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Changes in genetic and environmental influences on depressive symptoms across adolescence and young adulthood
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 15K North Drive, Room 211, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 189:422-7. 2006
    ..Depression rises markedly in adolescence, a time when increased and new genetic influences have been reported...
  49. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on anxiety in children: what we've learned and where we're heading
    Alice M Gregory
    Psychology Department, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, UK
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 10:199-212. 2007
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in antisocial behaviours and comorbidity with depressed mood: a behavioural genetic approach
    Richard Rowe
    University of Sheffield, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:526-34. 2008
    ..Using a genetically informative design, we examine heterogeneity in antisocial behaviour and overlaps between different forms of antisocial behaviour with depressed mood...