S A Burt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sources of covariation among attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder: the importance of shared environment
    S A Burt
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:516-25. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Parent-child conflict and the comorbidity among childhood externalizing disorders
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:505-13. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental contributions to adolescent delinquency: a fresh look at the shared environment
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, 107D Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:787-800. 2007
  4. pmc The effects of puberty on genetic risk for disordered eating: evidence for a sex difference
    K L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Psychol Med 42:627-37. 2012
  5. pmc Nonshared environmental mediation of the association between deviant peer affiliation and adolescent externalizing behaviors over time: results from a cross-lagged monozygotic twin differences design
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1752-60. 2009
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on disordered eating: An adoption study
    Kelly L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824 1116, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:797-805. 2009
  7. pmc A longitudinal investigation of the relationship between disordered eating attitudes and behaviors and parent-child conflict: a monozygotic twin differences design
    Alexia Spanos
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:293-9. 2010
  8. pmc Delinquent peer affiliation as an etiological moderator of childhood delinquency
    S A Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Med 43:1269-78. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The heritability of life events: an adolescent twin and adoption study
    Heather R Bemmels
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:257-65. 2008
  10. pmc Environmental contributions to the stability of antisocial behavior over time: are they shared or non-shared?
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:327-37. 2010

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Sources of covariation among attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder: the importance of shared environment
    S A Burt
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:516-25. 2001
    ..The results revealed that although each disorder was influenced by genetic and environmental factors, a single shared environmental factor made the largest contribution to the covariation among ADHD, ODD, and CD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parent-child conflict and the comorbidity among childhood externalizing disorders
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:505-13. 2003
    ..Our goals were to determine whether parent-child conflict was associated with the comorbidity among ADHD, CD, and ODD, and to explicitly examine the etiology of this association via a genetically informative design...
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental contributions to adolescent delinquency: a fresh look at the shared environment
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, 107D Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:787-800. 2007
    ..Such findings provide an important extension of previous twin studies, as they suggest that passive genotype-environment correlations do not explain earlier findings of shared environmental influences on this association...
  4. pmc The effects of puberty on genetic risk for disordered eating: evidence for a sex difference
    K L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Psychol Med 42:627-37. 2012
    ..The current study was the first to examine this possibility in a sample of 1006 male and female twins from the Michigan State University Twin Registry...
  5. pmc Nonshared environmental mediation of the association between deviant peer affiliation and adolescent externalizing behaviors over time: results from a cross-lagged monozygotic twin differences design
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1752-60. 2009
    ..Implications are discussed...
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on disordered eating: An adoption study
    Kelly L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824 1116, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:797-805. 2009
    ..Shared environmental factors did not contribute significantly to any disordered eating symptom. Our findings bolster those from twin studies and provide critical evidence of significant genetic effects on disordered eating symptoms...
  7. pmc A longitudinal investigation of the relationship between disordered eating attitudes and behaviors and parent-child conflict: a monozygotic twin differences design
    Alexia Spanos
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:293-9. 2010
    ..Findings suggest differences in parent-child conflict between genetically identical twins may be a consequence of, rather than a risk factor for, differences in disordered eating...
  8. pmc Delinquent peer affiliation as an etiological moderator of childhood delinquency
    S A Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Med 43:1269-78. 2013
    ..Method The current study sought to evaluate whether and how DPA moderated the etiology of delinquency in a sample of 726 child twins from the Michigan State University Twin Registry (MSUTR)...
  9. doi request reprint The heritability of life events: an adolescent twin and adoption study
    Heather R Bemmels
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:257-65. 2008
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implication for understanding the nature of psychosocial risk...
  10. pmc Environmental contributions to the stability of antisocial behavior over time: are they shared or non-shared?
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:327-37. 2010
    ..Such results provide an important constructive replication of prior research, strongly suggesting that shared environmental contributions to antisocial behavior are systematic in nature...
  11. pmc Puberty and the genetic diathesis of disordered eating attitudes and behaviors
    Kristen M Culbert
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824 1116, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:788-96. 2009
    ..Findings highlight the potentially important role of puberty in the genetic diathesis of disordered eating attitudes and behaviors and the need to use early indicators of pubertal status in studies of developmental effects...
  12. doi request reprint Aggressive versus nonaggressive antisocial behavior: distinctive etiological moderation by age
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1164-76. 2009
    ..Subsequent longitudinal analyses fully replicated these results. Such findings highlight etiological distinctions between aggression and delinquency, and offer insights into the expression of genetic influences during development...
  13. doi request reprint Growth curve models for indistinguishable dyads using multilevel modeling and structural equation modeling: the case of adolescent twins' conflict with their mothers
    Deborah A Kashy
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:316-29. 2008
    ..They illustrate modeling issues using an overtime study of adolescent twins' conflict with their mothers, a substantively important topic given the enduring interest in parent-child relationships during adolescence...
  14. doi request reprint Rethinking environmental contributions to child and adolescent psychopathology: a meta-analysis of shared environmental influences
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Psychol Bull 135:608-37. 2009
    ..Conceptual, methodological, and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  15. pmc The different origins of stability and change in antisocial personality disorder symptoms
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Med 37:27-38. 2007
    ..To date, however, researchers have yet to resolve the origins of either stability or change in antisocial behavior from childhood/adolescence to adulthood...
  16. pmc Sources of covariation among the child-externalizing disorders: informant effects and the shared environment
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1133-44. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Identifying shared environmental contributions to early substance use: the respective roles of peers and parents
    Brent Walden
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:440-50. 2004
    ..Findings also indicated that peer deviance, but not parent-child relationship problems, accounted uniquely for variance in early substance use...
  18. pmc The death(s) of close friends and family moderate genetic influences on symptoms of major depressive disorder in adolescents
    S Gheyara
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Med 41:721-9. 2011
    ..However, it is unclear whether these results persist when controlling for the possibility of confounding active gene-environment correlations (rGE)...
  19. pmc Differential parent-child relationships and adolescent externalizing symptoms: cross-lagged analyses within a monozygotic twin differences design
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:1289-98. 2006
    ..These results suggest that markedly different parent-child conflict has an environmentally mediated impact on child behavior through mid-adolescence, findings that yield insights into environmental influences on behavior...
  20. pmc Timing of menarche and the origins of conduct disorder
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:890-6. 2006
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  21. pmc How are parent-child conflict and childhood externalizing symptoms related over time? Results from a genetically informative cross-lagged study
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:145-65. 2005
    ..These results suggest a "downward spiral" of interplay between parent-child conflict and EXT, and offer confirmation of a (partially) environmentally mediated effect of parenting on child behavior...
  22. pmc Preliminary evidence that estradiol moderates genetic influences on disordered eating attitudes and behaviors during puberty
    K L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Psychol Med 40:1745-53. 2010
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to examine whether estradiol levels moderate genetic influences on disordered eating during puberty...
  23. doi request reprint Do weight and shape concerns exhibit genetic effects? Investigating discrepant findings
    Alexia Spanos
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:29-34. 2010
    ..The present study sought to resolve these discrepancies by examining the heritability of both types of weight and shape concerns in a young adult twin sample...
  24. pmc The construct validity of rule-breaking and aggression in an adult clinical sample
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:803-8. 2009
    ..Gender moderation effects were limited. It was concluded that AGG and RB represent separable components of antisocial behavior with differential and clinically meaningful correlates in an adult clinical sample...
  25. pmc Parental divorce and adolescent delinquency: ruling out the impact of common genes
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1668-77. 2008
    ..Results firmly supported the latter, suggesting that it is the experience of parental divorce, and not common genes, that drives the association between divorce and adolescent delinquency...
  26. doi request reprint Prosocial peer affiliation suppresses genetic influences on non-aggressive antisocial behaviors during childhood
    S A Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Psychol Med 44:821-30. 2014
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  27. doi request reprint A comparison of two different approaches to characterizing the heterogeneity within antisocial behavior: age-of-onset versus behavioral sub-types
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Pers Disord 24:272-83. 2010
    ..Such findings suggest that the behavioral sub-types may prove to be a stronger predictor of antisocial behavior outcomes than is age-of-onset...
  28. ncbi request reprint The Michigan State University Twin Registry (MSUTR): genetic, environmental and neurobiological influences on behavior across development
    Kelly L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:971-7. 2006
    ..To date, we have collected data on over 1000 twins, with additional data collections underway. This article provides an overview of the newly developed MSUTR and describes current and future research directions...
  29. pmc Prenatal hormone exposure and risk for eating disorders: a comparison of opposite-sex and same-sex twins
    Kristen M Culbert
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:329-36. 2008
    ..Prenatal testosterone exposure is a promising candidate, since it masculinizes behavior in animals and humans via its permanent effects on the central nervous system...
  30. pmc Factor structure of the Children's Perception of Interparental Conflict Scale for studies of youths with externalizing behavior problems
    Joel T Nigg
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:450-6. 2009
    ..The authors concluded that the item-based 4-factor solution to the CPIC is preferable to the 9-factor or 3-factor formulation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changes in genetic and environmental influences on disordered eating across adolescence: a longitudinal twin study
    Kelly L Klump
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, 107B Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1409-15. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests substantial increases in genetic effects on disordered eating across adolescence. Unfortunately, these studies were cross-sectional and focused primarily on early (age 11 years) vs late (age 17 years) adolescence...
  32. ncbi request reprint Genes, personality, and attachment in adults: a multivariate behavioral genetic analysis
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:3-16. 2008
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  33. ncbi request reprint Etiological contributions to heavy drinking from late adolescence to young adulthood
    Serena M King
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:587-98. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Negative affect as a mediator of the relationship between weight-based teasing and binge eating in adolescent girls
    Jessica L Suisman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Eat Behav 9:493-6. 2008
    ..Results suggest that increases in negative affect are one way in which weight-based teasing leads to binge eating in girls. Future studies should examine additional mediators and assess possible clinical applications of these findings...
  35. pmc Externalizing psychopathology and marital adjustment in long-term marriages: results from a large combined sample of married couples
    Mikhila N Humbad
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:151-62. 2010
    ..These results highlight the importance of examining the presence of externalizing psychopathology and the personality attributes of both members of a dyad when considering psychological predictors of marital adjustment...
  36. doi request reprint Preliminary evidence that specific candidate genes are associated with adolescent-onset antisocial behavior
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Aggress Behav 34:437-45. 2008
    ..They also offer preliminary evidence that the genetic processes underlying aggressive and nonaggressive antisocial behavior may be (at least partially) distinct...
  37. doi request reprint Do aggression and rule-breaking have different interpersonal correlates? A study of antisocial behavior subtypes, negative affect, and hostile perceptions of others
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Aggress Behav 35:453-61. 2009
    ..Such results provide additional support for clinically meaningful differences between the behavioral subtypes of aggression and nonaggressive rule-breaking and for the independent role of hostile perceptions in aggressive behavior...
  38. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on ADHD symptom dimensions of inattention and hyperactivity: a meta-analysis
    Molly A Nikolas
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:1-17. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the need for future studies to disambiguate INATT and HYP when investigating the causal mechanisms, and particularly genetic influences, behind ADHD...