Thomas G O'Connor

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal antenatal anxiety and children's behavioural/emotional problems at 4 years. Report from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London
    Br J Psychiatry 180:502-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Attachment disorder behavior following early severe deprivation: extension and longitudinal follow-up. English and Romanian Adoptees Study Team
    T G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:703-12. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Early experiences and psychological development: conceptual questions, empirical illustrations, and implications for intervention
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:671-90. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal change in parenting associated with developmental delay and catch-up
    C Croft
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:649-59. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Family settings and children's adjustment: differential adjustment within and across families
    T G O'Connor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:110-5. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Genotype-environment interaction in children's adjustment to parental separation
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:849-56. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Child-parent attachment following early institutional deprivation
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:19-38. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint A twin study of attachment in preschool children
    T G O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Child Dev 72:1501-11. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The contributions of behavioural genetic studies to attachment theory
    T G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, 111 Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 2:107-22. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Antenatal anxiety predicts child behavioral/emotional problems independently of postnatal depression
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and SGDP Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1470-7. 2002

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal antenatal anxiety and children's behavioural/emotional problems at 4 years. Report from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London
    Br J Psychiatry 180:502-8. 2002
    ..Animal experiments suggest that maternal stress and anxiety during pregnancy have long-term effects on the behaviour of the offspring...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attachment disorder behavior following early severe deprivation: extension and longitudinal follow-up. English and Romanian Adoptees Study Team
    T G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:703-12. 2000
    ..To examine attachment disturbances and disorder in a sample of children adopted into the U.K. following severe early privation and in a comparison sample of nondeprived, within-country, early-placed adoptees...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early experiences and psychological development: conceptual questions, empirical illustrations, and implications for intervention
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:671-90. 2003
    ..Finally, implications of these models of early experiences for intervention and prevention are examined and identified as an important methodological tool for further research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal change in parenting associated with developmental delay and catch-up
    C Croft
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:649-59. 2001
    ..The direction of effects appeared to be primarily child to parent. The findings underscore the need for further research on the long-term impact of early experiences on psychosocial development...
  5. ncbi request reprint Family settings and children's adjustment: differential adjustment within and across families
    T G O'Connor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:110-5. 2001
    ..Children in stepfamilies and single-parent families exhibit elevated levels of behavioural and emotional problems compared with children in intact (biological) families, but there is variation within and across these family types...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genotype-environment interaction in children's adjustment to parental separation
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:849-56. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Child-parent attachment following early institutional deprivation
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:19-38. 2003
    ..The results raise both theoretical and methodological implications for attachment research on very deprived children...
  8. ncbi request reprint A twin study of attachment in preschool children
    T G O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Child Dev 72:1501-11. 2001
    ..The implications for genetic influences on the environment and for understanding nonshared and shared environmental influences are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint The contributions of behavioural genetic studies to attachment theory
    T G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, 111 Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 2:107-22. 2000
    ..Finally, the limitations and data analytic considerations of synthesizing behavioural genetic and attachment research are outlined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Antenatal anxiety predicts child behavioral/emotional problems independently of postnatal depression
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and SGDP Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1470-7. 2002
    ..To examine the hypothesis that the effects of postnatal depression on children's behavioral/emotional problems are explained by antenatal maternal mood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Annotation: The 'effects' of parenting reconsidered: findings, challenges, and applications
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:555-72. 2002
    ..Questions remain concerning the 'effects' of parenting on behavioural/emotional problems in children. This annotation discusses recent findings concerning the parenting 'effects' literature and identifies areas in need of further research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distribution of accidents, injuries, and illnesses by family type. ALSPAC Study Team. Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood
    T G O'Connor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 106:E68. 2000
    ..To investigate whether family type and psychosocial risks indexed by family type were systematically associated with differences in health outcomes in children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are associations between parental divorce and children's adjustment genetically mediated? An adoption study
    T G O'Connor
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 36:429-37. 2000
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  14. ncbi request reprint Maternal antenatal anxiety and behavioural/emotional problems in children: a test of a programming hypothesis
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1025-36. 2003
    ..Previous animal investigations link antenatal stress with a range of persistent behavioural abnormalities in the offspring. The current study examined if the effect was also found in humans through middle childhood...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of global severe privation on cognitive competence: extension and longitudinal follow-up. English and Romanian Adoptees Study Team
    T G O'Connor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Child Dev 71:376-90. 2000
    ..In addition, the resilience suggested at the assessment at age 4 years was maintained longitudinally, but there was no further evidence of catch-up or recovery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Scholastic attainment following severe early institutional deprivation: a study of children adopted from Romania
    Celia Beckett
    MRC SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:1063-73. 2007
    ..When these factors were taken into account, only small between-group differences in attainment remained...
  17. doi request reprint Emotional difficulties in early adolescence following severe early deprivation: findings from the English and Romanian adoptees study
    Emma Colvert
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, University of London, Denmark Hill, London, SE58AF UK
    Dev Psychopathol 20:547-67. 2008
    ..There was some evidence that emotion recognition might play a role in the emergence of these problems, but other measures of social competence and theory of mind showed no associations with the onset of emotional problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Normality and impairment following profound early institutional deprivation: a longitudinal follow-up into early adolescence
    Jana M Kreppner
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Dev Psychol 43:931-46. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the possibility of a sensitive period for development...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early adolescent outcomes for institutionally-deprived and non-deprived adoptees. I: disinhibited attachment
    Michael Rutter
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:17-30. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal childhood abuse and offspring adjustment over time
    Stephan Collishaw
    MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 19:367-83. 2007
    ..The ALSPAC study team comprises interviewers, computer technicians, laboratory technicians, clerical workers, research scientists, volunteers, and managers who continue to make the study possible...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of a parenting program in a high-risk, multi-ethnic community: the PALS trial
    Stephen Scott
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1331-41. 2010
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  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc In utero cortisol and testosterone exposure and fear reactivity in infancy
    Kristin Bergman
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Horm Behav 57:306-12. 2010
    ..The prediction from in utero testosterone exposure to fear reactivity in boys extends prior research on prenatal testosterone and may represent an association with a general predisposition to greater arousal and reactivity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Are there biological programming effects for psychological development? Findings from a study of Romanian adoptees
    Michael Rutter
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 40:81-94. 2004
    ..The pattern of findings suggests some form of early biological programming or neural damage stemming from institutional deprivation, but the heterogeneity in outcome indicates that the effects are not deterministic...
  26. ncbi request reprint Factors moderating children's adjustment to parental separation: findings from a community study in England
    Helen Cheng
    Social Genetic and Development Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:239-50. 2006
    ..Further research elucidating the factors that moderate children's adjustment to parental separation is needed to improve our understanding of who may most likely benefit from preventive interventions...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Antenatal maternal anxiety is linked with atypical handedness in the child
    Vivette Glover
    Wolfson and Weston Research Centre for Family Health, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Campus, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0NN, UK
    Early Hum Dev 79:107-18. 2004
    ..Animal studies have shown that prenatal stress is linked with altered laterality in the offspring...
  31. doi request reprint Attachment in adolescence: overlap with parenting and unique prediction of behavioural adjustment
    Stephen Scott
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry and National Academy for Parenting Research, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1052-62. 2011
    ..In particular, it is unclear whether or not attachment security is distinguishable from other qualities of the parent-adolescent relationship and predicts adjustment independently of alternate measures of it...
  32. pmc Maternal prenatal cortisol and infant cognitive development: moderation by infant-mother attachment
    Kristin Bergman
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 67:1026-32. 2010
    ..The relevance of these findings to humans is not known...
  33. doi request reprint Attachment narratives and behavioral and emotional symptoms in an ethnically diverse, at-risk sample
    Annabel Futh
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:709-18. 2008
    ..To examine the clinical correlates and predictions from attachment narratives in a sample of early school-age children from a high psychosocial risk, ethnically diverse sample...
  34. ncbi request reprint Children's responses to conflict between their different parents: mothers, stepfathers, nonresident fathers, and nonresident stepmothers
    Judy Dunn
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:223-34. 2005
    ..Implications for views on "family boundaries" are considered...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Genotype-environment correlations in late childhood and early adolescence: antisocial behavioral problems and coercive parenting
    T G O'Connor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 34:970-81. 1998
    ....
  37. doi request reprint An experimental test of differential susceptibility to parenting among emotionally-dysregulated children in a randomized controlled trial for oppositional behavior
    Stephen Scott
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry and National Academy for Parenting Research, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:1184-93. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Behavior patterns associated with institutional deprivation: a study of children adopted from Romania
    Celia Beckett
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:297-303. 2002
    ..The primary factor affecting the prevalence and persistence of the behaviors was the length of time the children had spent in institutional deprivation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Genetic studies of autism: from the 1970s into the millennium
    M Rutter
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 28:3-14. 2000
    ..The major remaining research challenges and the likely clinical benefits that should derive from genetic research are considered in relation to both current knowledge and that anticipated to emerge from research over the next decade...
  40. pmc How should we construct psychiatric family history scores? A comparison of alternative approaches from the Dunedin Family Health History Study
    B J Milne
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:1793-802. 2008
    ..It is unclear how best to combine family history reports into an overall score. We compare the predictive validity of different family history scores...
  41. ncbi request reprint The Awkward Moments Test: a naturalistic measure of social understanding in autism
    L Heavey
    MRC Child Psychiatry Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, England
    J Autism Dev Disord 30:225-36. 2000
    ..Although the present findings have implications for task modification, such naturalistic, dynamic stimuli are held to offer an important means of studying subtle difficulties in mentalistic understanding...
  42. doi request reprint Persistence of literacy problems: spelling in adolescence and at mid-life
    B Maughan
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:893-901. 2009
    ..Developmental reading problems show strong persistence across the school years; less is known about poor readers' later progress in literacy skills...
  43. pmc The validity of the family history screen for assessing family history of mental disorders
    B J Milne
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:41-9. 2009
    ..To avoid biasing results, researchers who aim to compare groups in terms of their family history should ensure that the informants reporting on these groups do not differ in terms of age, sex or personal history of disorder...
  44. ncbi request reprint Can inattention/overactivity be an institutional deprivation syndrome?
    J M Kreppner
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:513-28. 2001
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Incidence of autism spectrum disorders: changes over time and their meaning
    M Rutter
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 94:2-15. 2005
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  46. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of autism: findings and questions
    M Rutter
    SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:231-8. 2005
    ..Although there is good evidence that autism is a multifactorial disorder, an adequate understanding of the genetic and non-genetic causes has yet to be achieved...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pathways from science findings to health benefits
    M Rutter
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:529-42. 2009
    ..There are now some opportunities for direct translational research but there is a much greater need for hypothesis-based bridging studies that occupy a crucial mid-phase in the pathway from science findings to health benefits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Do high-threat life events really provoke the onset of psychiatric disorder in children?
    S Sandberg
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:523-32. 2001
    ..The possible reasons for this are discussed, together with important conceptual and methodological issues to problems of defining onset, and the choice of appropriate designs for data analysis...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Children's perspectives on their relationships with their nonresident fathers: influences, outcomes and implications
    Judy Dunn
    SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:553-66. 2004
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  51. ncbi request reprint Natural experiments to study the effects of early experience: progress and limitations
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Dev Psychopathol 15:837-52. 2003
    ..The benefits and limitations of using natural experiments are reviewed and several case illustrations are considered...
  52. ncbi request reprint Testing hypotheses on specific environmental causal effects on behavior
    M Rutter
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, London, England
    Psychol Bull 127:291-324. 2001
    ..It is concluded that environmental risk hypotheses can be (and have been) put to the test but that it is usually necessary to use a combination of research strategies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Child development, molecular genetics, and what to do with genes once they are found
    R Plomin
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 69:1223-42. 1998
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and developmental course of 'secret language'
    K Thorpe
    Institute of Child Health, Bristol, and Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 36:43-62. 2001
    ..A follow-up of these children when they were approximately 6 years of age showed that language outcome was poor for the subgroup (n = 4) who did not develop normal language alongside the use of a private language...
  55. ncbi request reprint A family genetic study of autism associated with profound mental retardation
    E Starr
    Medical Research Council Child Psychiatry Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    J Autism Dev Disord 31:89-96. 2001
    ..The family loading for scholastic achievement difficulties was slightly, but significantly, higher when autism was accompanied by severe retardation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress and limbic-prefrontal white matter microstructure in children aged 6-9 years: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging study
    Sagari Sarkar
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 15:346-52. 2014
    ..One potential candidate for modulating brain development is maternal prenatal stress. We provide the first prospective study of prenatal stress and white matter microstructure in children...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial adversities in childhood and adult psychopathology
    M Rutter
    MRC Child Psychiatry Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Pers Disord 11:4-18. 1997
    ..There are good reasons to assume that adverse early experience plays a contributory role in the genesis of personality disorder. However, at this stage, evidence is still limited on how this comes about...
  58. ncbi request reprint Retrospective reporting of childhood adversity: issues in assessing long-term recall
    B Maughan
    MRC Child Psychiatry Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Pers Disord 11:19-33. 1997
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  59. ncbi request reprint The Maudsley long-term follow-up of child and adolescent depression. 1. Psychiatric outcomes in adulthood
    E Fombonne
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:210-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Adolescent depression carries an elevated risk of adult depression irrespective of comorbidity. Comorbid conduct disorder in childhood is associated with raised rates of other psychiatric outcomes...
  60. ncbi request reprint The Maudsley long-term follow-up of child and adolescent depression. 2. Suicidality, criminality and social dysfunction in adulthood
    E Fombonne
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:218-23. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Adolescent depression is associated with raised risks of adult suicidality and with persistent interpersonal difficulties. Youths with CD-MDD show more severe and pervasive social dysfunction...
  61. ncbi request reprint Variable expression of the autism broader phenotype: findings from extended pedigrees
    A Pickles
    MRC Child Psychiatry Unit and the Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:491-502. 2000
    ..Patterns of expression within the families did not support a simple X-linked nor an imprinted X-linked mode of inheritance. The basis for sex differences in rates of expression is discussed...