Kevin M Beaver

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Delinquent peer group formation: evidence of a gene x environment correlation
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Genet Psychol 169:227-44. 2008
  2. pmc Maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy and offspring externalizing behavioral problems: a propensity score matching analysis
    Brian B Boutwell
    College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341 2296, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:146-63. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in genetic and environmental influences on gambling: results from a sample of twins from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1122, USA
    Addiction 105:536-42. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Resiliency to victimization: the role of genetic factors
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:874-98. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Association between the A1 allele of the DRD2 gene and reduced verbal abilities in adolescence and early adulthood
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Neural Transm 117:827-30. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Nonshared environmental effects on adulthood psychopathic personality traits: results from a monozygotic twin difference scores analysis
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Psychiatr Q 84:381-93. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Genetic influences on adolescent eating habits
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1122, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:142-51. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Genetic and nonshared environmental factors affect the likelihood of being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI)
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Hecht House, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, United States
    Addict Behav 37:1377-81. 2012
  9. pmc Dopaminergic polymorphisms and educational achievement: results from a longitudinal sample of Americans
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Hecht House, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:932-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Admission of drug-selling behaviors is structured by genetic and nonshared environmental factors: results from a longitudinal twin-based study
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Hecht House, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Addict Behav 37:697-702. 2012

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Delinquent peer group formation: evidence of a gene x environment correlation
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Genet Psychol 169:227-44. 2008
    ..13-.14) despite controlling for delinquent involvement, self-control, and drug and alcohol use. The authors discuss the importance of using a biosocial framework to examine issues related to adolescent development...
  2. pmc Maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy and offspring externalizing behavioral problems: a propensity score matching analysis
    Brian B Boutwell
    College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341 2296, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:146-63. 2010
    ..The implications that these findings have for policy and research are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in genetic and environmental influences on gambling: results from a sample of twins from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1122, USA
    Addiction 105:536-42. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Resiliency to victimization: the role of genetic factors
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:874-98. 2011
    ..The authors conclude by discussing the complex ways in which genes and the environment can promote resiliency to victimization...
  5. doi request reprint Association between the A1 allele of the DRD2 gene and reduced verbal abilities in adolescence and early adulthood
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Neural Transm 117:827-30. 2010
    ..The results suggest that DRD2 may be related to domain specific cognitive abilities, such as verbal skills...
  6. doi request reprint Nonshared environmental effects on adulthood psychopathic personality traits: results from a monozygotic twin difference scores analysis
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Psychiatr Q 84:381-93. 2013
    ..Only one nonshared factor--levels of self-control--consistently predicted psychopathy. We conclude by discussing the implications of our findings and the limitations of our study...
  7. doi request reprint Genetic influences on adolescent eating habits
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1122, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:142-51. 2012
    ..Additional analyses conducted separately for males and females revealed a similar pattern of findings. The authors note the limitations of the study and offer suggestions for future research...
  8. doi request reprint Genetic and nonshared environmental factors affect the likelihood of being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI)
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Hecht House, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, United States
    Addict Behav 37:1377-81. 2012
    ..We conclude with a discussion of the results, the limitations of the study, and how the findings might be compatible with policies designed to reduce DUIs and DWIs...
  9. pmc Dopaminergic polymorphisms and educational achievement: results from a longitudinal sample of Americans
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Hecht House, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:932-8. 2012
    ..Statistically significant effects were found for DAT1, DRD2, DRD4, and the dopamine index for highest level of education. This study is the first to our knowledge that links measured genes to educational attainment...
  10. doi request reprint Admission of drug-selling behaviors is structured by genetic and nonshared environmental factors: results from a longitudinal twin-based study
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Hecht House, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Addict Behav 37:697-702. 2012
    ..The remaining variance for both measures was explained by nonshared environmental factors. The implications that these results have for drug research are discussed and avenues for future research are offered...
  11. doi request reprint An interaction between perceived stress and 5HTTLPR genotype in the prediction of stable depressive symptomatology
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 82:260-6. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint The neuropsychological underpinnings to psychopathic personality traits in a nationally representative and longitudinal sample
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Psychiatr Q 83:145-59. 2012
    ..Third, parental socialization measures had relatively small and inconsistent effects on psychopathic personality traits. Suggestions for future research are offered...
  13. doi request reprint Genetic risks and ADHD symptomatology: exploring the effects of parental antisocial behaviors in an adoption-based study
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1122, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 43:293-305. 2012
    ..These results suggest that part of the covariation between ADHD and antisocial behaviors may be the result of genetic factors that have general effects across a range of maladaptive outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Gene-environment interaction and the intergenerational transmission of parenting: testing the differential-susceptibility hypothesis
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Psychiatr Q 83:29-40. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Genetic influences on being processed through the criminal justice system: results from a sample of adoptees
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, 32306 1127, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 69:282-7. 2011
    ..Behavioral genetic research has revealed that antisocial phenotypes are under genetic influence. This study examines whether genetic factors also affect the odds of being processed through the criminal justice system...
  16. doi request reprint A biosocial interaction between prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke and family structure in the prediction of psychopathy in adolescence
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1122, USA
    Psychiatr Q 81:325-34. 2010
    ..Reasons for this finding are provided and avenues for future research are discussed...
  17. pmc Anabolic-androgenic steroid use and involvement in violent behavior in a nationally representative sample of young adult males in the United States
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2185-7. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint The intersection of genes and neuropsychological deficits in the prediction of adolescent delinquency and low self-control
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 54:22-42. 2010
    ..The theoretical implications of the findings are noted...
  19. doi request reprint The interaction between genetic risk and childhood sexual abuse in the prediction of adolescent violent behavior
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Sex Abuse 20:426-43. 2008
    ..The effects of childhood sexual abuse and genetic risk as well as the interaction between the two are unrelated to violent delinquency for females. Implications of the study are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Biosocial influences on fraudulent behaviors
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    J Genet Psychol 170:101-14. 2009
    ..Udry, 2003) revealed a statistically significant Gene x Environment interaction in which the high-MAOA activity allele increased the odds of fraudulent behaviors, but only among male participants with a high number of delinquent peers...
  21. doi request reprint The biosocial correlates of neuropsychological deficits: results from the national longitudinal study of adolescent health
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 54:878-94. 2010
    ..Implications of the findings are noted and discussed...
  22. doi request reprint A gene X environment interaction between DRD2 and religiosity in the prediction of adolescent delinquent involvement in a sample of males
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 55:71-81. 2009
    ..The results of the analyses revealed a gene X environment interaction between the A-1 allele of DRD2 and religiosity in the prediction of adolescent delinquency. Limitations are noted, and the implications of the findings are discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Genetic risk, parent-child relations, and antisocial phenotypes in a sample of African-American males
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Psychiatry Res 175:160-4. 2010
    ..These findings point to the possibility that measures of genetic risk that are based on multiple polymorphisms can be employed to examine the gene x environmental basis to antisocial behavioral phenotypes...
  24. doi request reprint Monoamine oxidase A genotype is associated with gang membership and weapon use
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 51:130-4. 2010
    ..At the same time, it is well known that gang members represent some of the most serious violent offenders. Even so, no research has ever examined the association between MAOA and gang membership...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a gene x environment interaction in the creation of victimization: results from a longitudinal sample of adolescents
    Kevin M Beaver
    Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306 1127, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 51:620-45. 2007
    ..Specifically, DRD2 interacted with delinquent peers to predict victimization. The authors discuss the implications of these findings...
  26. doi request reprint A biosocial explanation of delinquency abstention
    Brian B Boutwell
    Florida State University, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 18:59-74. 2008
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  27. doi request reprint A gene-based evolutionary explanation for the association between criminal involvement and number of sex partners
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 54:47-55. 2008
    ..Second, DAT1 explains variation in both number of sexual partners and in criminal conduct for males. We speak to the implications of our findings...
  28. ncbi request reprint Desistance from delinquency: the marriage effect revisited and extended
    Kevin M Beaver
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Soc Sci Res 37:736-52. 2008
    ..Third, for males, the genetic polymorphisms interacted with marital status to predict variation in desistance. The findings underscore the importance of using a biosocial perspective to examine factors related to criminal desistance...
  29. doi request reprint Social bias and the development of self-control: results from a longitudinal study of children and adolescents
    Meghan W Rowland
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 57:557-77. 2013
    ..The authors discuss the need for Gottfredson and Hirschi's theory on the development of self-control to be expanded...
  30. doi request reprint Examining the effects of dopamine genes on verbal IQ within and between families
    Joseph A Schwartz
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 634 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA
    J Neural Transm 120:477-86. 2013
    ..The implications of the results are elaborated upon, and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint The effects of nonshared environments on adolescent depression: findings from a sample of monozygotic twins
    Ryan T Shields
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1127, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:572-8. 2011
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  32. doi request reprint Exploring whether genetic differences between siblings explain sibling differences in criminal justice outcomes
    Joseph A Schwartz
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1127, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:93-103. 2014
    ..Findings are discussed in more detail and suggestions for future research are also provided. ..
  33. doi request reprint Serious fighting-related injuries produce a significant reduction in intelligence
    Joseph A Schwartz
    College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:520-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association between sustaining serious fighting-related injuries and changes in verbal intelligence (IQ) over a 5- to 6-year time period...
  34. doi request reprint Role of breastfeeding in childhood cognitive development: a propensity score matching analysis
    Brian B Boutwell
    College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341 2296, United States
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:840-5. 2012
    ..To examine whether the association between breastfeeding and childhood cognitive development is direct or whether the association is spurious owing to confounding variables...