Jennifer Y F Lau

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  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. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anxiety-related biases in children's avoidant responses to a masked angry face
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1639-45. 2007
    ..These results suggest a relationship between anxiety and stimulus-response learning for CS+-UCS associations that support behavioural avoidance...
  14. pmc Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex function during anticipated peer evaluation in pediatric social anxiety
    Amanda E Guyer
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 15K North Dr, Room 208, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1303-12. 2008
    ..Such fear-circuitry dysfunction may also manifest when anticipated social evaluation leads socially anxious adolescents to misperceive peers as threatening...
  15. doi request reprint Elucidating risk mechanisms of gene-environment interactions on pediatric anxiety: integrating findings from neuroscience
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:97-106. 2008
    ..Exploring these relationships during development is crucial, given that these early life processes may potentially shape longer-term patterns of emotional behavior, and therefore life-long trajectories of anxiety...
  16. doi 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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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. pmc Fear conditioning in adolescents with anxiety disorders: results from a novel experimental paradigm
    Jennifer Y F Lau
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, 15K North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:94-102. 2008
    ..Adult data suggest that anxiety disorders involve elevated fear but intact differential conditioning. We used a novel paradigm to assess fear conditioning in pediatric anxiety patients...