Genomes and Genes
Sara R Jaffee
Affiliation: King's College London
- From correlates to causes: can quasi-experimental studies and statistical innovations bring us closer to identifying the causes of antisocial behavior?Sara R Jaffee
MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, London, UK
Psychol Bull 138:272-95. 2012..We discuss the implications of these findings for intervention efforts to reduce antisocial behavior and for basic research on the etiology and course of antisocial behavior...
- Effects of nonmaternal care in the first 3 years on children's academic skills and behavioral functioning in childhood and early adolescence: a sibling comparison studySara R Jaffee
Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Child Dev 82:1076-91. 2011..The study concludes that the timing of entry to nonmaternal care in the first 3 years has neither positive nor negative effects on children's outcomes...
- Effects of chronic maltreatment and maltreatment timing on children's behavior and cognitive abilitiesSara R Jaffee
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:184-94. 2011..Chronic maltreatment has been associated with the poorest developmental outcomes, but its effects may depend on the age when the maltreatment began, or be confounded by co-occurring psychosocial risk factors...
- A prospective longitudinal study of children's theory of mind and adolescent involvement in bullyingSania Shakoor
MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:254-61. 2012..It is important for healthy social relationships and thus may contribute towards children's involvement in bullying. The present study investigated whether children involved in bullying during early adolescence had poor ToM in childhood...
- Safe, stable, nurturing relationships break the intergenerational cycle of abuse: a prospective nationally representative cohort of children in the United KingdomSara R Jaffee
MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, London, United Kingdom Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
J Adolesc Health 53:S4-10. 2013..To identify contextual and interpersonal factors that distinguish families in which the intergenerational transmission of maltreatment is maintained from families in which the cycle is broken...
- Strong genetic effects on cross-situational antisocial behaviour among 5-year-old children according to mothers, teachers, examiner-observers, and twins' self-reportsLouise Arseneault
Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:832-48. 2003..Genetic etiology is unknown because most research with young children focuses on environmental risk factors, and the few existing studies of young twins used only mothers' reports of behaviour, which may be biased...
- Chaotic homes and children's disruptive behavior: a longitudinal cross-lagged twin studySara R Jaffee
Institute of Psychiatry, Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, England
Psychol Sci 23:643-50. 2012..However, genetic influences on disruptive behavior did not explain why household chaos was heritable...
- Mothers and children as informants of bullying victimization: results from an epidemiological cohort of childrenSania Shakoor
MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box Number p080, London, SE5 8AF, UK
J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:379-87. 2011..However, in the absence of child self-reports, mothers can be considered as a viable alternative, and vice versa...
- Genetics of callous-unemotional behavior in childrenEssi Viding
King s College London, Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e65789. 2013..This GCTA ceiling is very low for CU in our study, despite its high twin study heritability estimate. The gap between GCTA and twin study heritabilities will make it challenging to identify genes responsible for the heritability of CU. ..
- The implications of genotype-environment correlation for establishing causal processes in psychopathologySara R Jaffee
King s College London, UK
Dev Psychopathol 24:1253-64. 2012..We use the example of parenting and its influence on childhood externalizing problems to review how genotype-environment correlations can be exploited to demonstrate causal processes in pyschopathology...
- Life with (or without) father: the benefits of living with two biological parents depend on the father's antisocial behaviorSara R Jaffee
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
Child Dev 74:109-26. 2003..Marriage may not be the answer to the problems faced by some children living in single-parent families unless their fathers can become reliable sources of emotional and economic support...
- Chaotic homes and school achievement: a twin studyKen B Hanscombe
King s College London, MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1212-20. 2011....
- Research review: DSM-V conduct disorder: research needs for an evidence baseTerrie E Moffitt
Duke University, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:3-33. 2008..We outline specific research questions and study designs needed to build the lacking evidence base for or against proposed changes to DSM-V conduct disorder...
- Influence of adult domestic violence on children's internalizing and externalizing problems: an environmentally informative twin studySara R Jaffee
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, England
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1095-103. 2002....
- Pathways to adversity in young adulthood among early childbearersSara R Jaffee
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London
J Fam Psychol 16:38-49. 2002..However, early childbearing exacerbated the difficulties associated with these risk factors...
- Association between maladaptive parenting and child self-control over time: cross-lagged study using a monozygotic twin difference designCharlotte A M Cecil
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 201:291-7. 2012..Harsh parenting practices and negative parental feelings may be environmental risk factors for low self-control in children. Children may also evoke certain parenting reactions...
- Fetal genotype for the xenobiotic metabolizing enzyme NQO1 influences intrauterine growth among infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancyThomas S Price
SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
Child Dev 81:101-14. 2010..Future studies should conduct formal tests of Fetal Genotype x Maternal Smoking interactions...
- Differences in early childhood risk factors for juvenile-onset and adult-onset depressionSara R Jaffee
Institute of Psychiatry, Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, 111 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, England, UK
Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:215-22. 2002..This study is the first to distinguish prospectively between juvenile- and adult-onset cases of MDD in a representative birth cohort followed up from childhood into adulthood...