Kristin M Caspers
Affiliation: University of Iowa
- Biology-environment interaction and evocative biology-environment correlation: contributions of harsh discipline and parental psychopathology to problem adolescent behaviorsKristin M Riggins-Caspers
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 42242, USA
Behav Genet 33:205-20. 2003..The contextual environment was found to moderate the biological process of evocative biology-environment correlation, providing empirical support for the Bronfenbrenner and Ceci (1994) Bioecological Model...
- Assessing community variation and randomness in public health indicatorsStephan Arndt
Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 USA
Popul Health Metr 9:3. 2011..abstract:..
- Effects of alcohol- and cigarette-use disorders on global and specific measures of cognition in middle-age adultsKristin Caspers
Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research Medical Education Building, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1000, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:192-200. 2010..This study examined the effects of alcohol- and tobacco-use disorders on global and specific cognitive abilities in middle age...
- Lifetime substance misuse and 5-year incidence rates of emergent health problems among middle-aged adultsKristin M Caspers
Carver College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Addict Dis 28:320-31. 2009..Substance misuse did not predict health services utilization despite higher rates of disease. These findings emphasize the need to assess lifetime substance misuse when evaluating health risks associated with use...
- Contributions of attachment style and perceived social support to lifetime use of illicit substancesKristin M Caspers
Psychiatry Research MEB, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Addict Behav 30:1007-11. 2005..The findings from the present study further implicate attachment style in the risk for illicit substance use, as well as preventions designed to identify those at risk for use...
- A sibling adoption study of adult attachment: the influence of shared environment on attachment states of mindKristin Caspers
Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
Attach Hum Dev 9:375-91. 2007..The non-significant concordance for the unresolved classification suggests that unresolved loss or trauma may be less influenced by shared environment and more likely to be influenced by post-childhood experiences or genetic factors...
- Attachment as an organizer of behavior: implications for substance abuse problems and willingness to seek treatmentKristin M Caspers
Roy J and Lucille Carver College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:32. 2006..Based on theory, we expect divergence between levels of maladaptive functioning and adaptive methods of regulating negative emotions...
- Association between the serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and adult unresolved attachmentKristin M Caspers
Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA
Dev Psychol 45:64-76. 2009..The findings challenge current thinking by demonstrating significant genetic influences on a phenomenon previously thought to be largely environmentally driven...
- Association of a D2S2944 allele with depression specifically among those with substance abuse or antisocial personalityDouglas R Langbehn
Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research, Room 1 326, Medical Education Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 83:33-41. 2006..We note that, in combination with additional liabilities towards depression in women and alcoholism/sociopathy in men, the 124-bp allele may provide a basis for the phenomenon of depressive spectrum illness proposed by Winokur...
- Co-morbid health conditions at mid-life in the Iowa adopteesRuth Spinks
The University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry, IA, USA
Addict Behav 32:991-1002. 2007..Individuals in the Alcohol-Drug group had an increased incidence of deaths than either the alconly or the control groups...
- The association of the D2S2944 124 bp allele with recurrent early onset major depressive disorder in womenRobert Philibert
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1000, USA
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 121:39-43. 2003....
- Genetic and environmental risk factors for the onset of drug use and problems in adopteesDouglas R Langbehn
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, 5107 Westlawn Building, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 69:151-67. 2003..We argue that the observed biological associations are broadly consistent with generalization to other substances of an alcoholism phenotype similar to Cloninger's Type II or Babor's Type B...
- Associations of the serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism with aggressivity, attention deficit, and conduct disorder in an adoptee populationRemi J Cadoret
Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics, and the Neuroscience Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Compr Psychiatry 44:88-101. 2003..The results support the hypothesis that gene-biological family history interactions are involved in the externalizing behaviors studied and constitute interesting findings for future replication...
- The association of a HOPA polymorphism with major depression and phobiaRobert Philibert
Department of Psychiatry, Neuroscience Program, The University of Iowa and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
Compr Psychiatry 43:404-10. 2002....
- IQ estimate smackdown: comparing IQ proxy measures to the WAIS-IIIRuth Spinks
Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, Medical Examination Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:590-6. 2009..Repeated measures multivariate analysis of variance compares the different proxy measures across ability levels. All IQ estimates are represented in tables so that they can be examined side by side...