Harriet A Ball

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to depression in Sri Lanka
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:504-9. 2009
  2. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the overlap between psychological, fatigue and somatic symptoms: a twin study in Sri Lanka
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 14:53-63. 2011
  3. pmc Aetiology of fatigue in Sri Lanka and its overlap with depression
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF
    Br J Psychiatry 197:106-13. 2010
  4. pmc Epidemiology and symptomatology of depression in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional population-based survey in Colombo District
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Affect Disord 123:188-96. 2010
  5. pmc Environmental exposures and their genetic or environmental contribution to depression and fatigue: a twin study in Sri Lanka
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:13. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Genetic overlap between measures of hyperactivity/inattention and mood in children and adolescents
    James Cole
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:1094-101. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental etiology of nicotine use in Sri Lankan male twins
    Helena M S Zavos
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Genet 42:798-807. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Attributional style and depression
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:275-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Association of the dystrobrevin binding protein 1 gene (DTNBP1) in a bipolar case-control study (BACCS)
    Darya Gaysina
    MRC SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:836-44. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on victims, bullies and bully-victims in childhood
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:104-12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to depression in Sri Lanka
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:504-9. 2009
    ..Susceptibility to depression results from genetic and non-familially shared environmental influences in high-income, Western countries. Environments may play a different role for populations in different contexts...
  2. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the overlap between psychological, fatigue and somatic symptoms: a twin study in Sri Lanka
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 14:53-63. 2011
    ..Some aspects of this overlap differ in the South Asian context, but it is not clear whether this is a reporting effect or an underlying difference in experienced illness...
  3. pmc Aetiology of fatigue in Sri Lanka and its overlap with depression
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF
    Br J Psychiatry 197:106-13. 2010
    ..Fatigue is a common symptom in Western high-income countries but is often medically unexplained and little is known about its presentation in other populations...
  4. pmc Epidemiology and symptomatology of depression in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional population-based survey in Colombo District
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Affect Disord 123:188-96. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine the characteristic features of depression in Sri Lanka, and to identify environmental risk factors...
  5. pmc Environmental exposures and their genetic or environmental contribution to depression and fatigue: a twin study in Sri Lanka
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:13. 2010
    ..These may be best explored in regions with diverse environmental exposures. The current study aimed to explore similarities and differences in such risks contributing to depression and fatigue...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic overlap between measures of hyperactivity/inattention and mood in children and adolescents
    James Cole
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:1094-101. 2009
    ..This study aims to investigate the degree to which etiological factors are shared between the symptoms of these significantly heritable disorders...
  7. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental etiology of nicotine use in Sri Lankan male twins
    Helena M S Zavos
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Genet 42:798-807. 2012
    ..The results derived from the Causal Contingent Common pathway model (CCC) supported previous findings that show that liabilities to regular smoking and subsequent problem smoking have both shared and specific genetic influences...
  8. doi request reprint Attributional style and depression
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:275-8. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined whether attributional style (an individual's explanation of why events happen) is a genetically influenced vulnerability factor for depression...
  9. doi request reprint Association of the dystrobrevin binding protein 1 gene (DTNBP1) in a bipolar case-control study (BACCS)
    Darya Gaysina
    MRC SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:836-44. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on victims, bullies and bully-victims in childhood
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:104-12. 2008
    ..Understanding the origins of these groups is important since they have elevated emotional and behavioural problems, especially the bully-victims. No research has examined the genetic and environmental influences on these social roles...