Alan Taylor

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Meta-analysis of gene-environment interactions in developmental psychopathology
    Alan Taylor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Box Number PO80, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 19:1029-37. 2007
  2. ncbi The consequences of selective participation on behavioral-genetic findings: evidence from simulated and real data
    Alan Taylor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Twin Res 7:485-504. 2004
  3. doi A replicated molecular genetic basis for subtyping antisocial behavior in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:203-10. 2008
  4. ncbi Moderation of the effect of adolescent-onset cannabis use on adult psychosis by a functional polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene: longitudinal evidence of a gene X environment interaction
    Avshalom Caspi
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1117-27. 2005
  5. ncbi Revisiting the association between reading achievement and antisocial behavior: new evidence of an environmental explanation from a twin study
    Kali H Trzesniewski
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Child Dev 77:72-88. 2006
  6. ncbi Prediction of heterogeneity in intelligence and adult prognosis by genetic polymorphisms in the dopamine system among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: evidence from 2 birth cohorts
    Jonathan Mill
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:462-9. 2006
  7. doi School, neighborhood, and family factors are associated with children's bullying involvement: a nationally representative longitudinal study
    Lucy Bowes
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:545-53. 2009
  8. ncbi Prenatal smoking and early childhood conduct problems: testing genetic and environmental explanations of the association
    Barbara Maughan
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:836-43. 2004
  9. pmc Moderation of breastfeeding effects on the IQ by genetic variation in fatty acid metabolism
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, England
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:18860-5. 2007
  10. ncbi Influence of life stress on depression: moderation by a polymorphism in the 5-HTT gene
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO80 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Science 301:386-9. 2003

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Publications41

  1. ncbi Meta-analysis of gene-environment interactions in developmental psychopathology
    Alan Taylor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Box Number PO80, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 19:1029-37. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi The consequences of selective participation on behavioral-genetic findings: evidence from simulated and real data
    Alan Taylor
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Twin Res 7:485-504. 2004
    ..Design and analysis methods that can be used to alleviate this potentially important biasing effect in behavioral-genetic studies are discussed in light of these findings...
  3. doi A replicated molecular genetic basis for subtyping antisocial behavior in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:203-10. 2008
    ..Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder that in some cases is accompanied by antisocial behavior...
  4. ncbi Moderation of the effect of adolescent-onset cannabis use on adult psychosis by a functional polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene: longitudinal evidence of a gene X environment interaction
    Avshalom Caspi
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1117-27. 2005
    ..The vast majority of cannabis users do not develop psychosis, however, prompting us to hypothesize that some people are genetically vulnerable to the deleterious effects of cannabis...
  5. ncbi Revisiting the association between reading achievement and antisocial behavior: new evidence of an environmental explanation from a twin study
    Kali H Trzesniewski
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Child Dev 77:72-88. 2006
    ..In contrast, the relation between reading achievement and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder was best explained by common genetic influences...
  6. ncbi Prediction of heterogeneity in intelligence and adult prognosis by genetic polymorphisms in the dopamine system among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: evidence from 2 birth cohorts
    Jonathan Mill
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:462-9. 2006
    ..A principal aim of genetic research is to provide new information that can resolve such clinical heterogeneity and that can be incorporated into diagnostic practice...
  7. doi School, neighborhood, and family factors are associated with children's bullying involvement: a nationally representative longitudinal study
    Lucy Bowes
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:545-53. 2009
    ..To test whether school, neighborhood, and family factors are independently associated with children's involvement in bullying, over and above their own behaviors that may increase their risk for becoming involved in bullying...
  8. ncbi Prenatal smoking and early childhood conduct problems: testing genetic and environmental explanations of the association
    Barbara Maughan
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:836-43. 2004
    ..Though this statistical link may signal a causal association, commentators have urged caution in interpreting findings because of the likelihood of confounding...
  9. pmc Moderation of breastfeeding effects on the IQ by genetic variation in fatty acid metabolism
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, England
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:18860-5. 2007
    ..The finding shows that environmental exposures can be used to uncover novel candidate genes in complex phenotypes. It also shows that genes may work via the environment to shape the IQ, helping to close the nature versus nurture debate...
  10. ncbi Influence of life stress on depression: moderation by a polymorphism in the 5-HTT gene
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO80 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Science 301:386-9. 2003
    ..This epidemiological study thus provides evidence of a gene-by-environment interaction, in which an individual's response to environmental insults is moderated by his or her genetic makeup...
  11. ncbi Psychometric evaluation of 5- and 7-year-old children's self-reports of conduct problems
    Louise Arseneault
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:537-50. 2005
    ..For research and clinical purposes, young children's self-reports can be viewed as a valuable complement to adults' ratings and observational measures of children's behavior problems...
  12. ncbi Strong genetic effects on cross-situational antisocial behaviour among 5-year-old children according to mothers, teachers, examiner-observers, and twins' self-reports
    Louise 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...
  13. doi Being bullied as an environmentally mediated contributing factor to children's internalizing problems: a study of twins discordant for victimization
    Louise Arseneault
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Campus Box P080, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, England
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:145-50. 2008
    ..To test whether the experience of being bullied has an environmentally mediated effect on internalizing symptoms in young children...
  14. ncbi Validity of DSM-IV conduct disorder in 41/2-5-year-old children: a longitudinal epidemiological study
    Julia Kim-Cohen
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1108-17. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study of a nonreferred, population-based sample tested the concurrent, convergent, and predictive validity of DSM-IV conduct disorder in children 4(1/2)-5 years of age...
  15. ncbi Maternal expressed emotion predicts children's antisocial behavior problems: using monozygotic-twin differences to identify environmental effects on behavioral development
    Avshalom Caspi
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Dev Psychol 40:149-61. 2004
    ..The results suggest that maternal emotional attitudes toward children may play a causal role in the development of antisocial behavior and illustrate how genetically informative research can inform tests of socialization hypotheses...
  16. ncbi Role of genotype in the cycle of violence in maltreated children
    Avshalom Caspi
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Science 297:851-4. 2002
    ..These findings may partly explain why not all victims of maltreatment grow up to victimize others, and they provide epidemiological evidence that genotypes can moderate children's sensitivity to environmental insults...
  17. ncbi Genetic and environmental processes in young children's resilience and vulnerability to socioeconomic deprivation
    Julia Kim-Cohen
    Social Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 75:651-68. 2004
    ..Findings add new information by demonstrating that resilience is partly heritable and that protective processes operate through both genetic and environmental effects...
  18. ncbi Life with (or without) father: the benefits of living with two biological parents depend on the father's antisocial behavior
    Sara 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...
  19. ncbi The targets of violence committed by young offenders with alcohol dependence, marijuana dependence and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: findings from a birth cohort
    Louise Arseneault
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, London, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 12:155-68. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi Maternal depression and children's antisocial behavior: nature and nurture effects
    Julia Kim-Cohen
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:173-81. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi What effect does classroom separation have on twins' behavior, progress at school, and reading abilities?
    Lucy A Tully
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Twin Res 7:115-24. 2004
    ..No group differences emerged for externalizing problems, ADHD or prosocial behaviors. The implications of the findings for parents and teachers of twins, and for school practices about separating twins, are discussed...
  22. doi Genetic and environmental influences on victims, bullies and bully-victims in childhood
    Harriet A Ball
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:104-12. 2008
    ..Understanding the origins of these groups is important since they have elevated emotional and behavioural problems, especially the bully-victims. No research has examined the genetic and environmental influences on these social roles...
  23. pmc Childhood maltreatment predicts adult inflammation in a life-course study
    Andrea Danese
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre and Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1319-24. 2007
    ..Inflammation may be an important developmental mediator linking adverse experiences in early life to poor adult health...
  24. ncbi Influence of adult domestic violence on children's internalizing and externalizing problems: an environmentally informative twin study
    Sara R Jaffee
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1095-103. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi Precursors and correlates of criminal behaviour in women
    Julie Messer
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 14:82-107. 2004
    ..The precursors and correlates of criminal behaviour in women were examined in this longitudinal study of women in their late thirties...
  26. ncbi Evidence for early-childhood, pan-developmental impairment specific to schizophreniform disorder: results from a longitudinal birth cohort
    Mary Cannon
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:449-56. 2002
    ..It is not known, however, whether childhood developmental impairment is specific to schizophrenia or is merely a marker for a range of psychiatric outcomes...
  27. ncbi 'I'm gonna beat you!' SNap!: an observational paradigm for assessing young children's disruptive behaviour in competitive play
    Claire Hughes
    Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:507-16. 2002
    ..Recent work suggests that this paradigm is useful for assessing disruptive behaviour in young children (Hughes, Cutting, & Dunn, 2001)...
  28. ncbi Usefulness of the Threatening Medical Situations Inventory in individuals considering genetic testing for cancer risk
    Claire E Wakefield
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 69:29-38. 2007
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Threatening Medical Situations Inventory (TMSI) in a community sample (Study 1), and to examine its usefulness in individuals with a strong family history of cancer (Study 2)...
  29. pmc Individual, family, and neighborhood factors distinguish resilient from non-resilient maltreated children: a cumulative stressors model
    Sara R Jaffee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:231-53. 2007
    ..characteristics distinguish resilient from non-resilient maltreated children? Do children's individual strengths promote resilience even when children are exposed to multiple family and neighborhood stressors (cumulative stressors model)?..
  30. pmc Genetic influences on the overlap between low IQ and antisocial behavior in young children
    Karestan C Koenen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:787-97. 2006
    ..Genetic influences common to both phenotypes explained 100% of the low IQ-antisocial behavior relation in boys. Findings suggest that specific candidate genes and neurobiological processes should be tested in relation to both phenotypes...
  31. ncbi Physical maltreatment victim to antisocial child: evidence of an environmentally mediated process
    Sara R Jaffee
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:44-55. 2004
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that physical maltreatment plays a causal role in the development of children's antisocial behavior and that preventing maltreatment can prevent its violent sequelae...
  32. ncbi Domestic violence is associated with environmental suppression of IQ in young children
    Karestan C Koenen
    National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 15:297-311. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi The limits of child effects: evidence for genetically mediated child effects on corporal punishment but not on physical maltreatment
    Sara R Jaffee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:1047-58. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that risk factors for maltreatment are less likely to reside within the child and more likely to reside in characteristics that differ between families...
  34. ncbi Origins of individual differences in theory of mind: from nature to nurture?
    Claire Hughes
    Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge, UK
    Child Dev 76:356-70. 2005
    ..Possible underlying proximal mechanisms are discussed, including maternal speech and mind-mindedness, sibling interactions, and peer influences...
  35. ncbi The neuropsychological and language profile of children with benign rolandic epilepsy
    Ellen Northcott
    School of Women s and Children s Health, University of NSW, Australia
    Epilepsia 46:924-30. 2005
    ..With well-defined criteria for inclusion and comprehensive assessment, the aim of this study was to define the cognitive profile of children with BRE and to assess the effect of interictal EEG activity...
  36. pmc Nature X nurture: genetic vulnerabilities interact with physical maltreatment to promote conduct problems
    Sara R Jaffee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:67-84. 2005
    ..Certain genotypes may promote resistance to trauma. Physically maltreated children whose first-degree relatives engage in antisocial behavior warrant priority for therapeutic intervention...
  37. pmc Association between children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage and adult health: a life-course study
    Richie Poulton
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Lancet 360:1640-5. 2002
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that children's experience of socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with a wide range of health risk factors and outcomes in adult life...
  38. ncbi Odds of demonstrating auditory processing abnormality in the average older adult: the Blue Mountains Hearing Study
    Maryanne Golding
    National Acoustic Laboratories, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear 27:129-38. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi Measuring social structure: a comparison of eight dominance indices
    Karen L Bayly
    Animal Behaviour Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Behav Processes 73:1-12. 2006
    ..Taken together, our results read as a cautionary tale. We suggest that selection of a dominance index requires careful consideration both of algorithm properties and of the factors affecting social status in the system of interest...
  40. doi [Socioeconomic and educational inequities as independent predictors for mortality in a developing country: A cohort study in San Francisco, Chile]
    Elard Koch
    Escuela de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:1370-9. 2007
    ..The socioeconomic position (SEP) and educational level of individuals have an inverse correlation with mortality in developed societies...
  41. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of neuropsychologic and language function in children with benign rolandic epilepsy
    Ellen Northcott
    School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Child Neurol 21:518-22. 2006
    ..It is important to recognize cognitive difficulties in children with benign rolandic epilepsy. Some difficulties can resolve; however, continued monitoring, particularly in areas of visual memory and phonologic awareness, is required...