Theodore Jacob

Summary

Affiliation: Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Lifetime Drinking History among alcohol dependent men
    Theodore Jacob
    Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:333-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on offspring alcoholism: new insights using an offspring-of-twins design
    Theodore Jacob
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1265-72. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Drinking trajectories from adolescence to the mid-forties among alcohol dependent males
    Theodore Jacob
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 151 J, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:745-55. 2005
  4. pmc Drinking course through midlife based on diagnostic versus quantity-frequency indices
    Theodore Jacob
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025 2539, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:477-89. 2012
  5. pmc Effect of paternal alcohol and drug dependence on offspring conduct disorder: gene-environment interplay
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, MC151 J, Menlo Park, California 94025 2539, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:652-63. 2010
  6. pmc Drinking trajectories from adolescence to the fifties among alcohol-dependent men
    Theodore Jacob
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:859-69. 2009
  7. pmc Testing the equal environments assumption in the Children of Twins design
    Laura B Koenig
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Behav Genet 40:533-41. 2010
  8. pmc Alcohol milestones, risk factors, and religion/spirituality in young adult women
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:34-43. 2012
  9. pmc Psychiatric morbidity is linked to problem drinking in midlife among alcohol-dependent men: a co-twin control study
    Daniel M Blonigen
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:136-40. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism, personality, and religion/spirituality: an integrative review
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    VAPAHCS, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:250-60. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Offspring of Twins: G,E and GxE Risks for Alcoholism
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Alcoholism Course Throughout Midlife
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. ADULT OFFSPRING OF ALCOHOLISM DISCORDANT TWINS
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. Alcoholism Course Throughout Midlife
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Lifetime Drinking History among alcohol dependent men
    Theodore Jacob
    Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:333-7. 2006
    ..Limits on the generalizability of these findings and future research needs are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on offspring alcoholism: new insights using an offspring-of-twins design
    Theodore Jacob
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1265-72. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Drinking trajectories from adolescence to the mid-forties among alcohol dependent males
    Theodore Jacob
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 151 J, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:745-55. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify differences in developmental pathways of alcoholism from onset of drinking into middle adulthood...
  4. pmc Drinking course through midlife based on diagnostic versus quantity-frequency indices
    Theodore Jacob
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025 2539, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:477-89. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Effect of paternal alcohol and drug dependence on offspring conduct disorder: gene-environment interplay
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, MC151 J, Menlo Park, California 94025 2539, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:652-63. 2010
    ..The current study examined the role of genetic and environmental influences in the relationship between paternal histories of drug dependence or alcohol dependence and offspring conduct disorder using an offspring-of-twins design...
  6. pmc Drinking trajectories from adolescence to the fifties among alcohol-dependent men
    Theodore Jacob
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:859-69. 2009
    ..Although it has been recognized that the course of alcoholism may differ across individuals, little work has characterized drinking trajectories from drinking onset to midlife...
  7. pmc Testing the equal environments assumption in the Children of Twins design
    Laura B Koenig
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Behav Genet 40:533-41. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggested that the COT design does not confound zygosity with differences in environmental risk exposure, findings that support the validity of the EEA within this research context...
  8. pmc Alcohol milestones, risk factors, and religion/spirituality in young adult women
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:34-43. 2012
    ..Even so, the alcoholism-R/S relationship is little understood...
  9. pmc Psychiatric morbidity is linked to problem drinking in midlife among alcohol-dependent men: a co-twin control study
    Daniel M Blonigen
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:136-40. 2013
    ..Using a prospective co-twin control design, we examined the extent to which a history of psychiatric symptoms exerts an environmental influence on problem drinking in midlife that is unconfounded by genetic underpinnings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism, personality, and religion/spirituality: an integrative review
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    VAPAHCS, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:250-60. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Drinking course in alcohol-dependent men from adolescence to midlife
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, MC 151 J, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:712-9. 2003
    ..g., first alcoholic drink) as well as frequency and duration of periods of abstinence, alcohol dependence (AD) and nonproblem drinking...
  12. pmc Mediation of family alcoholism risk by religious affiliation types
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:877-89. 2009
    ..The first of two studies reported here provides a needed replication of our previous findings for childhood religious affiliation using a different sample, and the second study extends examination to current religious affiliation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Paternal alcoholism and offspring conduct disorder: evidence for the 'common genes' hypothesis
    Jon R Haber
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Menlo Park, California, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:120-31. 2005
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  14. pmc Course of alcohol dependence among Vietnam combat veterans and nonveteran controls
    Theodore Jacob
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, MC151J, Menlo Park, California 94025 2539, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:629-39. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Validity of the lifetime drinking history: a comparison of retrospective and prospective quantity-frequency measures
    Laura B Koenig
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road MC151J, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:296-303. 2009
    ..The Lifetime Drinking History (LDH) has been used to examine alcohol use throughout the life span. Given its retrospective nature, it is important to examine the validity of the assessment...
  16. doi request reprint Lifetime drinking trajectories among veterans in treatment for HIV
    Theodore Jacob
    Family Research Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025 2539, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1179-87. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism risk moderation by a socio-religious dimension
    JON RANDOLPH HABER
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, MC 151J, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:912-22. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Parental and sibling effects in adolescent outcomes
    Richard P Moser
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:463-79. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of the larger literature on socialization on the different ways that siblings and parents influence adolescent outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exposure to paternal alcoholism does not predict development of alcohol-use disorders in offspring: evidence from an offspring-of-twins study
    Alexis E Duncan
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 4560 Clayton Avenue, Suite 1000, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:649-56. 2006
    ..Cox proportional hazards models were fit to predict time to first symptom of abuse/dependence in offspring...
  20. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic risk of major depression, alcohol dependence, and marijuana dependence: contribution of antisocial personality disorder in men
    Qiang Fu
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center at Washington University, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway Blvd, Suite 2, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1125-32. 2002
    ..We examined the contribution of genetic effects associated with ASPD to the comorbidity of MD and substance use disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of childhood risk factors in initiation of alcohol use and progression to alcohol dependence
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addiction 102:216-25. 2007
    ..To identify childhood risk factors that predict (a) age of first drink and (b) time from first use to alcohol dependence (AD) onset, using survival analysis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Paternal alcohol dependence and offspring suicidal behaviors in a children-of-twins study
    Anne L Glowinski
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 8134, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 North Kingshighway, Suite One, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:S69-77. 2004
    ..The children-of-twins (COT) design can be used to elucidate the association of a parental trait and an offspring outcome such as the association of parental alcoholism and offspring suicidality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal alcohol use disorder and offspring ADHD: disentangling genetic and environmental effects using a children-of-twins design
    Valerie S Knopik
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Department of Community Health, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1461-71. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of mothers' retrospective reports of smoking during pregnancy: comparison with twin sister informant ratings
    Andrew C Heath
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Twin Res 6:297-301. 2003
    ..We conclude that retrospective smoking data can safely be used to identify potential associations of later child outcomes with maternal smoking during pregnancy...
  25. pmc The association between cannabis abuse and dependence and childhood physical and sexual abuse: evidence from an offspring of twins design
    Alexis E Duncan
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addiction 103:990-7. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Evidence for specificity of transmission of alcohol and nicotine dependence in an offspring of twins design
    Heather E Volk
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:225-32. 2007
    ..Despite the substantial genetic overlap between the two disorders, there is evidence for genetic effects specific for AD and ND...
  27. ncbi request reprint Measurement of higher-order family dimensions across self-report and behavioral observational methods
    Michael Windle
    Emory University, USA
    Psychol Rep 100:661-71. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of limitations and directions for research...
  28. pmc Psychiatric and familial predictors of transition times between smoking stages: results from an offspring-of-twins study
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 33:235-51. 2008
    ..Findings characterize a rarely examined aspect of the course of ND development and highlight critical distinctions in risk profiles across stages of tobacco involvement...

Research Grants14

  1. Offspring of Twins: G,E and GxE Risks for Alcoholism
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study promises further elucidation of genetic precursors and environmental risk factors and their interaction thus advancing understanding of the development and treatment of alcoholism and related disorders. ..
  2. Alcoholism Course Throughout Midlife
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. ADULT OFFSPRING OF ALCOHOLISM DISCORDANT TWINS
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  4. Alcoholism Course Throughout Midlife
    Theodore Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....