B B Lahey

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The NIMH Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders (MECA) Study: background and methodology
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 35:855-64. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint The structure of child and adolescent psychopathology: generating new hypotheses
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:358-85. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Three-year predictive validity of DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children diagnosed at 4-6 years of age
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry MC 3077, University of Chicago, 5811 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2014-20. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Waxing and waning in concert: dynamic comorbidity of conduct disorder with other disruptive and emotional problems over 7 years among clinic-referred boys
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:556-67. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting future antisocial personality disorder in males from a clinical assessment in childhood
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:389-99. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Instability of the DSM-IV Subtypes of ADHD from preschool through elementary school
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:896-902. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: role of temperament in developmental models of psychopathology
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:88-93. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Adolescent outcomes of childhood conduct disorder among clinic-referred boys: predictors of improvement
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:333-48. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Boys who join gangs: a prospective study of predictors of first gang entry
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 27:261-76. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences in oppositional behavior and conduct problems: a cross-sectional household study of middle childhood and adolescence
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:488-503. 2000

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint The NIMH Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders (MECA) Study: background and methodology
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 35:855-64. 1996
    ..A collaborative study was conducted to develop methods for surveys of mental disorder and service utilization in unscreened population-based samples of children and adolescents...
  2. ncbi request reprint The structure of child and adolescent psychopathology: generating new hypotheses
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:358-85. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Three-year predictive validity of DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children diagnosed at 4-6 years of age
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry MC 3077, University of Chicago, 5811 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2014-20. 2004
    ..Predictive validity is a fundamental consideration in evaluating the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), particularly for younger children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Waxing and waning in concert: dynamic comorbidity of conduct disorder with other disruptive and emotional problems over 7 years among clinic-referred boys
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:556-67. 2002
    ..These findings indicate a striking degree of dynamic comorbidity between CD and other types of psychopathology and provide an initial empirical framework for needed developmental models of comorbidity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting future antisocial personality disorder in males from a clinical assessment in childhood
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:389-99. 2005
    ..Among children who met criteria for CD, their number of covert but not overt CD symptoms improved prediction of future APD, controlling for SES...
  6. ncbi request reprint Instability of the DSM-IV Subtypes of ADHD from preschool through elementary school
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:896-902. 2005
    ..The DSM-IV definition of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) distinguished 3 subtypes that had not been extensively studied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: role of temperament in developmental models of psychopathology
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:88-93. 2004
    ..If circular and mentalistic thinking can be avoided, important advances can be expected from studies of temperament and psychopathology in the context of development...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adolescent outcomes of childhood conduct disorder among clinic-referred boys: predictors of improvement
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:333-48. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Boys who join gangs: a prospective study of predictors of first gang entry
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 27:261-76. 1999
    ..Family income and parental supervision also independently predicted gang entry, but the direction of their influences depended on the youth's age...
  10. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences in oppositional behavior and conduct problems: a cross-sectional household study of middle childhood and adolescence
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:488-503. 2000
    ..These findings are generally consistent with developmental models of conduct problems but are inconsistent with a recent model of gender differences and raise questions about the external validity of current taxonomies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relation of age of onset to the type and severity of child and adolescent conduct problems
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, and National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 27:247-60. 1999
    ..Within the limits of cross-sectional data, these results support the hypothesis that key aspects of the heterogeneity of conduct problems among youths are related to the age of onset of conduct problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint A question for DSM-V: which better predicts persistent conduct disorder--delinquent acts or conduct symptoms?
    Jeffrey D Burke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 12:37-52. 2002
    ..This study sought to examine which factors in childhood predict a repeated diagnosis of CD in adolescence, and whether self-reported delinquent acts enhance the utility of symptoms of CD in predicting later persistent CD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of parental psychopathology to the comorbid disorders of boys with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
    L J Pfiffner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:881-93. 1999
    ..These findings support specific modes of familial transmission, in contrast to theories that comorbidity simply reflects more severe psychopathology in children with ADHD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is depression best viewed as a continuum or discrete category? A taxometric analysis of childhood and adolescent depression in a population-based sample
    Benjamin L Hankin
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:96-110. 2005
    ..e., boys vs. girls and younger vs. older youth)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and the risk of conduct disorder in boys
    L S Wakschlag
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:670-6. 1997
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  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of antisocial behaviors among three ethnic groups
    H R Bird
    Department of Psychiatry, N Y State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:465-78. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Low salivary cortisol and persistent aggression in boys referred for disruptive behavior
    K McBurnett
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:38-43. 2000
    ..One peripheral measure, salivary cortisol concentration, may reflect individual differences in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis that underlie propensities for aggression, socialization, and adaptation to stress...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the causes of self-reported adolescent delinquency
    Carol A Van Hulle
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:236-48. 2007
    ..Similarly, a test of the polygenic multiple threshold model suggested that girls require greater causal liability for the expression of delinquency than boys...
  19. ncbi request reprint What are adolescent antecedents to antisocial personality disorder?
    Rolf Loeber
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 12:24-36. 2002
    ..This paper fills a gap because there are very few studies that prospectively predict antisocial personality disorder (APD) from psychopathology earlier in life in clinic-referred samples of young males...
  20. ncbi request reprint Are there sex differences in the predictive validity of DSM-IV ADHD among younger children?
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies and Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:113-26. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of ICD-10 hyperkinetic disorder relative to DSM-IV attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among younger children
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:472-9. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc Temperament and parenting during the first year of life predict future child conduct problems
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies MC 2007, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:1139-58. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Should relational aggression be included in DSM-V?
    Kate Keenan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:86-93. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Testing structural models of DSM-IV symptoms of common forms of child and adolescent psychopathology
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies MC 2007, University of Chicago, 5811 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:187-206. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Specification, testing, and interpretation of gene-by-measured-environment interaction models in the presence of gene-environment correlation
    Paul J Rathouz
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Behav Genet 38:301-15. 2008
    ..We propose a statistical method for deriving and interpreting variance decompositions that are true to the fitted model...
  26. doi request reprint Is parental knowledge of their adolescent offspring's whereabouts and peer associations spuriously associated with offspring delinquency?
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies MC 2007, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:807-23. 2008
    ..This suggests that the association between parental knowledge and future delinquency is not solely spurious; rather parental knowledge and limit setting are both meaningful predictors of future delinquency...
  27. pmc Higher-order genetic and environmental structure of prevalent forms of child and adolescent psychopathology
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:181-9. 2011
    ..It is necessary to understand the etiologic structure of child and adolescent psychopathology to advance theory and guide future research...
  28. pmc Are oppositional-defiant and hyperactive-inattentive symptoms developmental precursors to conduct problems in late childhood?: genetic and environmental links
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:45-58. 2009
    ....
  29. pmc Atypical empathic responses in adolescents with aggressive conduct disorder: a functional MRI investigation
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Biol Psychol 80:203-11. 2009
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that youth with aggressive CD exhibit an atypical pattern of neural response to viewing others in pain that should be explored in further studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Testing descriptive hypotheses regarding sex differences in the development of conduct problems and delinquency
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:737-55. 2006
    ..Although more males followed a childhood-onset trajectory, there were few sex differences in the early childhood risk correlates of either delinquency trajectory...
  31. pmc Psychometric characteristics of a measure of emotional dispositions developed to test a developmental propensity model of conduct disorder
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5811 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:794-807. 2008
    ..In a third sample, caretaker ratings of each disposition correlated uniquely with relevant observational measures of child behavior and unintentional injuries. These findings provide initial support for the new dispositional measure...
  32. pmc Using epidemiologic methods to test hypotheses regarding causal influences on child and adolescent mental disorders
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:53-62. 2009
    ..Second, it is necessary to make greater use of a number of powerful epidemiologic designs that allow rigorous tests of rival hypotheses regarding genetic and environmental causes...
  33. pmc Public health significance of neuroticism
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am Psychol 64:241-56. 2009
    ..Knowing why neuroticism predicts such a wide variety of seemingly diverse outcomes should lead to improved understanding of commonalities among those outcomes and improved strategies for preventing them...
  34. pmc Psychometrics of a self-report version of the Child and Adolescent Dispositions Scale
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5811 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:351-61. 2010
    ..In 1,582 pairs of 9- to 17-year-old twins, confirmatory factor analyses supported the CADS-Y 3-factor model. Each CADS-Y dimension was associated with CD and related personality dimensions as predicted...
  35. pmc Predictive validity of a continuous alternative to nominal subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder for DSM-V
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:761-75. 2010
    ..Consistent with other studies, these findings suggest that the use of diagnostic modifiers specifying the numbers of I and HI symptoms could reduce heterogeneity and facilitate clinical intervention, prognosis, and research...
  36. pmc Interactions between early parenting and a polymorphism of the child's dopamine transporter gene in predicting future child conduct disorder symptoms
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, MC 2007, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:33-45. 2011
    ..The significant interaction with negative parenting was replicated in parent and youth reports of CD symptoms separately...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mood and hormone responses to psychological challenge in adolescent males with conduct problems
    Keith McBurnett
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, California 94146, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1109-16. 2005
    ..Relations between stress hormones and antisocial behavior are understudied...
  38. ncbi request reprint Gun carrying and conduct disorder: a highly combustible combination? Implications for juvenile justice and mental and public health
    Rolf Loeber
    Departments of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:138-45. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Causal inferences regarding prenatal alcohol exposure and childhood externalizing problems
    Brian M D'Onofrio
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1296-304. 2007
    ..Existing research on the neurobehavioral consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) has not adequately accounted for genetic and environmental confounds...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology and substance abuse in parents of young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Andrea M Chronis
    University of Maryland, Department of Psychology, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1424-32. 2003
    ..To compare the prevalence of psychological disorders in parents of young children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid disruptive behavior disorders (DBD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in young children who meet criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Cynthia M Hartung
    Oklahoma State University, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:453-64. 2002
    ..Young girls and boys who meet DSM-IV criteria for ADHD are more similar than different, but boys tend to display more symptoms of ADHD, particularly in school...
  42. ncbi request reprint Developmental transitions among affective and behavioral disorders in adolescent boys
    Jeffrey D Burke
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1200-10. 2005
    ..Furthermore, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is rarely considered distinctly from CD, minimizing the ability to identify distinct effects among behavioral disorders...
  43. ncbi request reprint Editorial introduction: three longitudinal studies of children's development in Pittsburgh: the Developmental Trends Study, the Pittsburgh Youth Study, and the Pittsburgh Girls Study
    Rolf Loeber
    Crim Behav Ment Health 12:1-23. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint A practical measure of impairment: psychometric properties of the impairment rating scale in samples of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and two school-based samples
    Gregory A Fabiano
    Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, SUNY at Buffalo, Baldy Hall 426, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:369-85. 2006
    ..The scale is brief, practical, and in the public domain. The results of the studies and implications for the assessment of impairment are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and early positive parenting predict future conduct problems in young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Andrea M Chronis
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:70-82. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that maternal depression is a risk factor, whereas early positive parenting is a protective factor, for the developmental course of conduct problems among children with ADHD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Adolescent conduct disorder and interpersonal callousness as predictors of psychopathy in young adults
    Jeffrey D Burke
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:334-46. 2007
    ..Prenatal tobacco exposure and cortisol measured in adolescence predicted only Factor 1. When each factor was included in the prediction of the other, CD and IC no longer predicted Factor 1 but remained significant predictors of Factor 2...
  47. ncbi request reprint Few preschool boys and girls with ADHD are well-adjusted during adolescence
    Steve S Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, 1285 Franz Hall, P O Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:373-83. 2008
    ..Even when their ADHD symptoms improved over time, most probands exhibited significant impairment 7-8 years after their initial assessment...
  48. ncbi request reprint Academic achievement over 8 years among children who met modified criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder at 4-6 years of age
    Greta M Massetti
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:399-410. 2008
    ..Unexpectedly, wave 1 internalizing (anxiety and depression) symptoms independently predicted deficits in academic achievement controlling ADHD, intelligence, and other predictors...
  49. pmc Smoking during pregnancy and offspring externalizing problems: an exploration of genetic and environmental confounds
    Brian M D'Onofrio
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:139-64. 2008
    ..That is, the current analyses imply that important unidentified environmental factors account for the association between SDP and offspring externalizing problems, not teratogenic effects of SDP...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of dopamine transporter genotype with disruptive behavior disorders in an eight-year longitudinal study of children and adolescents
    Steve S Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:310-7. 2007
    ..The inconsistent association between DAT1 and child behavior problems in this and other samples may reflect joint influence of the 10-repeat and 9-repeat alleles...
  51. ncbi request reprint Developing strategies for psychopharmacological studies in preschool children
    Laurence L Greenhill
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:406-14. 2003
    ..To identify the obstacles and special challenges-ethical, practical, scientific, and regulatory-faced by investigators who attempt to conduct psychopharmacological studies in preschoolers...