Alice M Gregory

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Family conflict in childhood: a predictor of later insomnia
    Alice M Gregory
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Sleep 29:1063-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in childhood: a longitudinal study of developmental change and association with behavioral problems
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London University, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:964-71. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint A twin-study of sleep difficulties in school-aged children
    Alice M Gregory
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, De Crespigny Park, London SE58AF
    Child Dev 77:1668-79. 2006
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Family conflict in childhood: a predictor of later insomnia
    Alice M Gregory
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Sleep 29:1063-7. 2006
    ..To examine the association between childhood exposure to family conflict and insomnia at 18 years of age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in childhood: a longitudinal study of developmental change and association with behavioral problems
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London University, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:964-71. 2002
    ..The objective of the study was to examine specificity, order of appearance, and developmental changes in the relationships between sleep problems and behavioral problems in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint A twin-study of sleep difficulties in school-aged children
    Alice M Gregory
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, De Crespigny Park, London SE58AF
    Child Dev 77:1668-79. 2006
    ..Twin correlations based on parent reports suggest greater genetic influence (M=50%) than those based on child self-report (M=18%). Possible rater effects should be considered when evaluating children's sleep problems...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
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  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Associations between sleep quality and anxiety and depression symptoms in a sample of young adult twins and siblings
    Alice M Gregory
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London and MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 71:250-5. 2011
    ..Little is known about the aetiology of the links between sleep disturbance and anxiety and depression symptoms. The aim of this study was to estimate genetic and environmental influences on these associations...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi 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?..
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depression and generalized anxiety disorder: cumulative and sequential comorbidity in a birth cohort followed prospectively to age 32 years
    Terrie E Moffitt
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:651-60. 2007
    ..Most information about GAD-MDD comorbidity comes from patient samples and retrospective surveys...
  21. 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. ..
  22. doi request reprint The role of children's negative attributions on depressive symptoms: an inherited characteristic or a product of the early environment?
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Dev Sci 15:569-78. 2012
    ..Placing the present findings with those of adolescents suggests possible developmental differences in the relationship between attributional style and depressive symptoms...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Finding gene-environment interactions for generalised anxiety disorder
    Alice M Gregory
    Psychology Department, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:69-75. 2008
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  25. pmc Maternal insomnia and children's family socialization environments
    Alice M Gregory
    Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Sleep 35:579-82. 2012
    ..To examine concurrent associations between maternal insomnia and different aspects of the family socialization environment...
  26. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on different components of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and their overlap
    Nicola L Barclay
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Sleep 33:659-68. 2010
    ..To examine the extent to which genetic and environmental factors influence components of sleep quality; the degree to which these components co-occur; and genetic and environmental influences on this co-occurrence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diurnal preference and sleep quality: same genes? A study of young adult twins
    Nicola L Barclay
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Chronobiol Int 27:278-96. 2010
    ..Therefore, those genes already known to influence one phenotype may be possible candidates to explore with regards to the other phenotype...
  28. 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
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  29. ncbi request reprint Finding gene-environment interactions for phobias
    Alice M Gregory
    Psychology Department, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:76-81. 2008
    ..In addition to the careful conceptualisation of new studies, it is suggested that data already collected should be re-analysed in light of increased understanding of processes influencing phobias...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep in children
    Alice M Gregory
    Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    J Sleep Res 18:422-6. 2009
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  31. ncbi request reprint Handedness and schizotypy in a Japanese sample: an association masked by cultural effects on hand usage
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, PO Box 80, 111 Denmark Hill, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 65:139-45. 2003
    ..These results were found to be highly convergent with findings previously reported for clinical schizophrenia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sleep in childhood and adolescence: age-specific sleep characteristics, common sleep disturbances and associated difficulties
    Nicola L Barclay
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, London, NE1 8ST, UK
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 16:337-65. 2014
    ..Throughout, we attempt to explain possible mechanisms underlying these disorders and their associations. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint The phenotypic and genetic structure of depression and anxiety disorder symptoms in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood
    Monika A Waszczuk
    King s College London, MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:905-16. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the phenotypic and genetic structure of internalizing psychopathology in children and adolescents...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Presleep arousal and sleep disturbances in children
    Alice M Gregory
    Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
    Sleep 31:1745-7. 2008
    ..To determine if associations between presleep arousal and sleep disturbance reported in adults are also characteristic of children...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Prenatal mood disturbance predicts sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Early Hum Dev 83:451-8. 2007
    ..Experimental animal data link prenatal stress with sleep disturbance in offspring, but the link in humans is unclear...
  38. ncbi request reprint A genetic decomposition of the association between parasomnias and dyssomnias in 8-year-old twins
    Alice M Gregory
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, England
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:299-304. 2008
    ..To estimate genetic and environmental influences on parasomnias and dyssomnias and their association in 8-year-olds...
  39. doi request reprint Parent-reported sleep problems during development and self-reported anxiety/depression, attention problems, and aggressive behavior later in life
    Alice M Gregory
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, England
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:330-5. 2008
    ..To examine associations between sleep problems during development and subsequent emotional and behavioral difficulties...
  40. pmc Objective sleep in pediatric anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:148-55. 2008
    ..To examine objective and subjective sleep problems in early-onset anxiety and depression...