Angelica Ronald

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Evidence for overlapping genetic influences on autistic and ADHD behaviours in a community twin sample
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:535-42. 2008
  2. ncbi A twin study investigating the genetic and environmental aetiologies of parent, teacher and child ratings of autistic-like traits and their overlap
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental, Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:473-83. 2008
  3. ncbi Phenotypic and genetic overlap between autistic traits at the extremes of the general population
    Angelica Ronald
    Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1206-14. 2006
  4. ncbi Individual differences in theory of mind ability in middle childhood and links with verbal ability and autistic traits: a twin study
    Angelica Ronald
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Soc Neurosci 1:412-25. 2006
  5. ncbi The genetic relationship between individual differences in social and nonsocial behaviours characteristic of autism
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Dev Sci 8:444-58. 2005
  6. ncbi Genetic heterogeneity between the three components of the autism spectrum: a twin study
    Angelica Ronald
    SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:691-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Aetiological relationship between language performance and autistic-like traits in childhood: a twin study
    Katharina Dworzynski
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:273-92. 2007
  8. ncbi Exploring the relation between prenatal and neonatal complications and later autistic-like features in a representative community sample of twins
    Angelica Ronald
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, King s College London, London, UK
    Child Dev 81:166-82. 2010
  9. doi Relationship between symptom domains in autism spectrum disorders: a population based twin study
    Katharina Dworzynski
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1197-210. 2009
  10. doi No major effect of twinning on autistic traits
    Sarah Curran
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Autism Res 4:377-82. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi Evidence for overlapping genetic influences on autistic and ADHD behaviours in a community twin sample
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:535-42. 2008
    ..This study takes an individual differences approach to determine the degree of phenotypic and aetiological overlap between autistic traits and ADHD behaviours in the general population...
  2. ncbi A twin study investigating the genetic and environmental aetiologies of parent, teacher and child ratings of autistic-like traits and their overlap
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental, Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:473-83. 2008
    ..Genetic overlap was significant but moderate across all raters. These findings are discussed in relation to population screening for autism and future genetic research...
  3. ncbi Phenotypic and genetic overlap between autistic traits at the extremes of the general population
    Angelica Ronald
    Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1206-14. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Individual differences in theory of mind ability in middle childhood and links with verbal ability and autistic traits: a twin study
    Angelica Ronald
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Soc Neurosci 1:412-25. 2006
    ..The possible neural basis underlying this association is discussed...
  5. ncbi The genetic relationship between individual differences in social and nonsocial behaviours characteristic of autism
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Dev Sci 8:444-58. 2005
    ..Considering these behaviours separately might help clarify gene-brain-behaviour pathways in future research...
  6. ncbi Genetic heterogeneity between the three components of the autism spectrum: a twin study
    Angelica Ronald
    SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:691-9. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Aetiological relationship between language performance and autistic-like traits in childhood: a twin study
    Katharina Dworzynski
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:273-92. 2007
    ..The basis for this association is poorly understood. How early language is related to each of the triad of impairments characteristic of ASDs is also in need of clarification...
  8. ncbi Exploring the relation between prenatal and neonatal complications and later autistic-like features in a representative community sample of twins
    Angelica Ronald
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, King s College London, London, UK
    Child Dev 81:166-82. 2010
    ..Differences in identical twins' neonatal problems correlated weakly with their difference scores on autistic-like features (r = .01-.06)...
  9. doi Relationship between symptom domains in autism spectrum disorders: a population based twin study
    Katharina Dworzynski
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1197-210. 2009
    ..Cross-twin cross-trait correlations suggested small shared genetic effects between RRBIs and other symptoms. These findings from a clinical sample of twins indicate a fractionation of social/communicative and RRBI symptoms in ASD...
  10. doi No major effect of twinning on autistic traits
    Sarah Curran
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Autism Res 4:377-82. 2011
    ..Aim: We sought to determine whether autistic traits and probable disorder, as measured by the Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST), were more pronounced in twins compared to singletons...
  11. doi Phenotypic and genetic differentiation of anxiety-related behaviors in middle childhood
    Victoria Hallett
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Depress Anxiety 26:316-24. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine both the phenotypic and genetic differentiation of ARB subtypes within the general population at age 7 and 9. It constituted a follow-up to an earlier study of ARBs in preschool children...
  12. doi Association of autistic-like and internalizing traits during childhood: a longitudinal twin study
    Victoria Hallett
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 167:809-17. 2010
    ..The authors examined the longitudinal relationship between autistic-like and internalizing traits across middle to late childhood in a population-representative twin sample...
  13. pmc Genetic support for the dual nature of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: substantial genetic overlap between the inattentive and hyperactive-impulsive components
    Gráinne McLoughlin
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:999-1008. 2007
    ..This study investigated, in a community sample, the aetiology of ADHD-like traits and the aetiological overlap between the two dimensions that define the ADHD disorder...
  14. pmc A genome-wide association study of social and non-social autistic-like traits in the general population using pooled DNA, 500 K SNP microarrays and both community and diagnosed autism replication samples
    Angelica Ronald
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Genet 40:31-45. 2010
    ..When the sample was increased by adding females, 2 additional SNPs were nominally significant (P < .05). These 3 SNPs, however, showed no significant association in transmission disequilibrium analyses of diagnosed ASD families...
  15. doi Investigating the association between autistic-like and internalizing traits in a community-based twin sample
    Victoria Hallett
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE58AF, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:618-27. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the phenotypic and etiologic relation between internalizing and autistic-like traits using a community-based twin sample...
  16. doi Relationship between special abilities and autistic-like traits in a large population-based sample of 8-year-olds
    Pedro M Vital
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1093-101. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between special abilities and ASD-like traits...
  17. ncbi Genetic influences on the stability of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms from early to middle childhood
    Jonna Kuntsi
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 57:647-54. 2005
    ....
  18. doi The 'fractionable autism triad': a review of evidence from behavioural, genetic, cognitive and neural research
    Francesca Happe
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychol Rev 18:287-304. 2008
    ..We discuss the implications of the fractionable-triad approach for both diagnosis and future research directions...
  19. ncbi Time to give up on a single explanation for autism
    Francesca Happe
    Francesca Happé, Angelica Ronald and Robert Plomin are at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crispigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Nat Neurosci 9:1218-20. 2006
    ..Twin data suggest largely nonoverlapping genes acting on each of these traits. At the cognitive level, too, attempts at a single explanation for the symptoms of autism have failed. Implications for research and treatment are discussed...
  20. ncbi Origins of individual differences in imitation: links with language, pretend play, and socially insightful behavior in two-year-old twins
    Fiona McEwen
    King s College Londonand Guy s Hospital, UK
    Child Dev 78:474-92. 2007
    ..Parents who encourage imitation may also tend to foster the development of language, pretence, and socially insightful behavior...
  21. ncbi Quantitative trait locus analysis of candidate gene alleles associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in five genes: DRD4, DAT1, DRD5, SNAP-25, and 5HT1B
    Jonathan Mill
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 133:68-73. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi What causes internalising traits and autistic traits to co-occur in adolescence? A community-based twin study
    Aline Scherff
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, 32 Torrington Square, London, WC1E 7JL, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:601-10. 2014
    ..A multiple component solution was found for autistic traits and of the derived subscales, autistic-like 'Social Unease' showed the most phenotypic and genetic overlap with internalising traits. ..
  23. ncbi Genetic, environmental and gender influences on attachment disorder behaviours
    Helen Minnis
    Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:490-5. 2007
    ..Despite current interest in attachment disorder, there is concern about its discrimination from other disorders and an unproven assumption of an environmental aetiology...
  24. ncbi The etiology of behavior problems in 7-year-old twins: substantial genetic influence and negligible shared environmental influence for parent ratings and ratings by same and different teachers
    Kimberly J Saudino
    Psychology Department, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:113-30. 2005
    ..Sex-limitation models revealed similar results for males and females, although there was some evidence for greater heritability for boys, especially when twins were rated by the same teacher...
  25. ncbi Substantial genetic influence on mild mental impairment in early childhood
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Am J Ment Retard 109:34-43. 2004
    ..49, which is significantly greater than heritability for the rest of the population in early childhood. These results suggest that mild mental impairment is a good target for neuroscience research on global brain function and dysfunction...
  26. ncbi Genetic research into autism
    Angelica Ronald
    Science 311:952; author reply 952. 2006
  27. ncbi Tactile selective attention and body posture: assessing the multisensory contributions of vision and proprioception
    Salvador Soto-Faraco
    University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Percept Psychophys 66:1077-94. 2004
    ..These results suggest that tactile, spatially selective attention can operate according to an abstract spatial frame of reference, which is significantly modulated by multisensory contributions from both proprioception and vision...