Valerie J Dunn
Affiliation: University of Cambridge
- Levels and patterns of objectively-measured physical activity volume and intensity distribution in UK adolescents: the ROOTS studyPaul J Collings
MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:23. 2014..We aimed to describe variability in total and intensity-specific physical activity levels in UK adolescents across gender, socio-demographic, temporal and body composition strata...
- Longitudinal investigation into childhood- and adolescence-onset depression: psychiatric outcome in early adulthoodValerie Dunn
Developmental Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 2AH, UK
Br J Psychiatry 188:216-22. 2006..Major depression in childhood or adolescence increases the risk off affective disorder in adulthood. The precise nature and course of the subsequent disorder remain unclear...
- Profiles of family-focused adverse experiences through childhood and early adolescence: the ROOTS project a community investigation of adolescent mental healthValerie J Dunn
Developmental and Life course Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
BMC Psychiatry 11:109. 2011..Adverse family experiences in early life are associated with subsequent psychopathology. This study adds to the growing body of work exploring the nature and associations between adverse experiences over the childhood years...
- Exercise and depressive symptoms in adolescents: a longitudinal cohort studyUmar Toseeb
Development and Lifecourse Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
JAMA Pediatr 168:1093-100. 2014..Physical activity (PA) may have a positive effect on depressed mood. However, whether it can act as a protective factor against developing depressive symptoms in adolescence is largely unknown...
- Elevated morning cortisol is a stratified population-level biomarker for major depression in boys only with high depressive symptomsMatthew Owens
Developmental and Lifecourse Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8AH, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:3638-43. 2014..We suggest that the biobehavioral combination of high depressive symptoms and elevated morning cortisol is particularly hazardous for adolescent boys. ..
- General and specific effects of early-life psychosocial adversities on adolescent grey matter volumeNicholas D Walsh
Developmental Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK
Neuroimage Clin 4:308-18. 2014..Reducing exposure to adverse social environments during early life may optimize typical brain development and reduce subsequent mental health risks in adult life. ..
- Breakfast consumption and physical activity in adolescents: daily associations and hourly patternsKirsten Corder
UK Clinical Research Collaboration Centre for Diet and Activity Research KC and EMFvS, Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit KC, CLR, RMS, EMFvS, and UE, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom the MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom CJP and AMS the Developmental Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom DJB, VJD, and IMG and the Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway UE
Am J Clin Nutr 99:361-8. 2014..The association between breakfast consumption and physical activity (PA) is inconclusive...