F Rice

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Examining the role of passive gene-environment correlation in childhood depression using a novel genetically sensitive design
    Frances Rice
    Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 25:37-50. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Assessing pupil concerns about transition to secondary school
    Frances Rice
    University College London, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 81:244-63. 2011
  3. pmc Genetics of childhood and adolescent depression: insights into etiological heterogeneity and challenges for future genomic research
    Frances Rice
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Genome Med 2:68. 2010
  4. pmc Estimating the relative contributions of maternal genetic, paternal genetic and intrauterine factors to offspring birth weight and head circumference
    Frances Rice
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Early Hum Dev 86:425-32. 2010
  5. pmc The links between prenatal stress and offspring development and psychopathology: disentangling environmental and inherited influences
    F Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Psychol Med 40:335-45. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The genetics of depression in childhood and adolescence
    Frances Rice
    Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology Research Department, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 11:167-73. 2009
  7. pmc Disentangling prenatal and inherited influences in humans with an experimental design
    Frances Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2464-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Testing for gene x environment interaction effects in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and associated antisocial behavior
    K Langley
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:49-53. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of gestational stress and prenatal growth on emotional problems in offspring: a review
    F Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:171-83. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy as an environmental risk factor for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder behaviour. A review
    K Langley
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Minerva Pediatr 57:359-71. 2005

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Examining the role of passive gene-environment correlation in childhood depression using a novel genetically sensitive design
    Frances Rice
    Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 25:37-50. 2013
    ..Results also suggested passive rGE involving parentally imposed life events for mothers and fathers although passive rGE effects were smaller than for positivity...
  2. doi request reprint Assessing pupil concerns about transition to secondary school
    Frances Rice
    University College London, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 81:244-63. 2011
    ..A reliable and valid measure of transition-related concerns would be useful both in evaluating and shaping the content and delivery of universal and targeted transition support programmes...
  3. pmc Genetics of childhood and adolescent depression: insights into etiological heterogeneity and challenges for future genomic research
    Frances Rice
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Genome Med 2:68. 2010
    ..Prospective longitudinal studies of community and high-risk samples are needed to clarify issues of etiological heterogeneity in depression, and these should in turn inform the planning of molecular genetic studies...
  4. pmc Estimating the relative contributions of maternal genetic, paternal genetic and intrauterine factors to offspring birth weight and head circumference
    Frances Rice
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Early Hum Dev 86:425-32. 2010
    ..Genetic factors and the prenatal environment contribute to birth weight. However, very few types of study design can disentangle their relative contribution...
  5. pmc The links between prenatal stress and offspring development and psychopathology: disentangling environmental and inherited influences
    F Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Psychol Med 40:335-45. 2010
    ..However, associations could arise through factors that influence mothers' characteristics and behaviour during pregnancy which are inherited by offspring...
  6. ncbi request reprint The genetics of depression in childhood and adolescence
    Frances Rice
    Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology Research Department, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 11:167-73. 2009
    ..This will not only improve understanding of the etiology of childhood and adolescent depression but also inform the development of therapeutic and preventive interventions...
  7. pmc Disentangling prenatal and inherited influences in humans with an experimental design
    Frances Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2464-7. 2009
    ..The origins of behavior and many common complex disorders may begin in early life, therefore this experimental design could pave the way for identifying prenatal factors that affect behavior in future generations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Testing for gene x environment interaction effects in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and associated antisocial behavior
    K Langley
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:49-53. 2008
    ..There may be evidence of G x E on associated antisocial behavior in ADHD, but further investigation is needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of gestational stress and prenatal growth on emotional problems in offspring: a review
    F Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:171-83. 2007
    ..The influence of poor foetal growth and gestational stress in the mother on the risk of emotional problems in offspring was reviewed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy as an environmental risk factor for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder behaviour. A review
    K Langley
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Minerva Pediatr 57:359-71. 2005
    ..39, 95% confidence intervals 1.61, 3.52 P<0.001). Maternal smoking during pregnancy is a risk factor for ADHD behaviour and diagnoses, although the mechanisms through which such risks work is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Psychopathy traits in adolescents with childhood attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Tom Fowler
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:62-7. 2009
    ..Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are thought to be at higher risk of psychopathy. Early biological and social adversity may contribute to this risk...
  12. pmc Do intrauterine or genetic influences explain the foetal origins of chronic disease? A novel experimental method for disentangling effects
    Anita Thapar
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff University, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:25. 2007
    ..However disentangling these effects in humans poses significant problems for traditional genetic epidemiological research designs...
  13. doi request reprint 'The risks of playing it safe': a prospective longitudinal study of response to reward in the adolescent offspring of depressed parents
    A Rawal
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:27-38. 2013
    ..Clinical interviews determined diagnostic status at baseline and at follow-up. Reports of depressive symptoms and functional impairment were also obtained...
  14. ncbi request reprint Catechol O-methyltransferase gene variant and birth weight predict early-onset antisocial behavior in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Anita Thapar
    Department of Psychological Medicine, College of Medicine, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1275-8. 2005
    ..Recent evidence suggests that prefrontal cortical function is influenced by a valine/methionine variant in the catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms in offspring
    Anita Thapar
    Department os Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1985-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether smoking during pregnancy is associated with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring and whether these effects are additional to genetic influences...
  16. pmc Prenatal smoking might not cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: evidence from a novel design
    Anita Thapar
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 66:722-7. 2009
    ..We use a novel "natural experiment" design that separates prenatal environmental from alternative inherited effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Agreement between maternal report and antenatal records for a range of pre and peri-natal factors: the influence of maternal and child characteristics
    Frances Rice
    Department Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    Early Hum Dev 83:497-504. 2007
    ..Many studies rely on maternal reports of pre and peri-natal factors. Both maternal and child characteristics may potentially influence the reliability and accuracy of maternal recall. However, this has not been previously examined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mental health and functional outcomes of maternal and adolescent reports of adolescent depressive symptoms
    Frances Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1162-70. 2007
    ..The potential influence of mother's own depressed mood on her ratings of adolescent depression and suicidal ideation on adolescent outcome was also tested...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effects of age, sex and shared environment on the genetic aetiology of depression in childhood and adolescence
    Frances Rice
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:1039-51. 2002
    ..In particular to examine the effects of sex, age, maternal depression and anxiety symptoms and to examine the aetiology of high depression scores...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Link between depression in mothers and offspring: an extended twin analysis
    Frances Rice
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF4 4XN, UK
    Behav Genet 35:565-77. 2005
    ..These findings are interpreted in light of the strengths and weaknesses of the extended twin and other designs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genome screen for loci influencing age at onset and rate of decline in late onset Alzheimer's disease
    Peter Holmans
    Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Unit, Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 135:24-32. 2005
    ..08) and chromosome 9 (max LOD = 3.34). The previously reported genome-wide linkage of AD to chromosome 10 was not influenced by any of the covariates studied...
  22. doi request reprint Psychopathy trait scores in adolescents with childhood ADHD: the contribution of genotypes affecting MAOA, 5HTT and COMT activity
    Tom Fowler
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Neurology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Psychiatr Genet 19:312-9. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to test whether these gene variants are linked to psychopathy traits in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Cardiff Study of all Wales and North West of England Twins (CaStANET): a longitudinal research program of child and adolescent development
    Marianne B M van den Bree
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:13-23. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Family conflict interacts with genetic liability in predicting childhood and adolescent depression
    Frances Rice
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:841-8. 2006
    ..Second, to test whether the genetic component of variance in depressive symptoms increases as levels of family conflict increase...
  25. ncbi request reprint Twin studies in pediatric depression
    Anita Thapar
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:869-81, viii. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint The genetic aetiology of childhood depression: a review
    Frances Rice
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:65-79. 2002
    ..We review the evidence for the familiality of major depressive disorder (MDD) and the genetic aetiology of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents...