J W Pettit

Summary

Affiliation: University of Houston
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pilot sample of very early onset bipolar disorder in a military population moderates the association of negative life events and non-fatal suicide attempt
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:475-84. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Modified Scale for Suicidal Ideation among suicidal youth
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:769-74. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Thought suppression and suicidal ideation: preliminary evidence in support of a robust association
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:758-63. 2009
  4. pmc Intergenerational transmission of internalizing problems: effects of parental and grandparental major depressive disorder on child behavior
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:640-50. 2008
  5. pmc The long-term course of depression: development of an empirical index and identification of early adult outcomes
    J W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychol Med 39:403-12. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Propagation of major depressive disorder: relationship between first episode symptoms and recurrence
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:271-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The stability of axis I diagnoses in youth across multiple psychiatric hospitalizations
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:53-71. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Kindling and behavioral sensitization: are they relevant to recurrent suicide attempts?
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Affect Disord 83:249-52. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Ratings of early major depressive disorder symptom change during a brief psychiatric hospitalization
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychiatr Q 76:33-48. 2005
  10. pmc Influence of parental and grandparental major depressive disorder on behavior problems in early childhood: a three-generation study
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:53-60. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Longitudinal Course and Impact of Depression
    JEREMY PETTIT; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Pilot sample of very early onset bipolar disorder in a military population moderates the association of negative life events and non-fatal suicide attempt
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:475-84. 2006
    ..To examine the moderating effects of very early onset diagnostic status (<or= 13 years) upon the association between life events and non-fatal suicide attempt...
  2. doi request reprint Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Modified Scale for Suicidal Ideation among suicidal youth
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:769-74. 2009
    ..This study presents data on the psychometric properties and factor structure of the brief, layperson-administered Modified Scale for Suicidal Ideation (MSSI) among suicidal youth...
  3. doi request reprint Thought suppression and suicidal ideation: preliminary evidence in support of a robust association
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:758-63. 2009
    ..Based on the ironic process theory, we hypothesized that the suppression of unwanted thoughts, especially suicidal thoughts, would associate with a higher frequency and a greater intensity of suicidal ideation...
  4. pmc Intergenerational transmission of internalizing problems: effects of parental and grandparental major depressive disorder on child behavior
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:640-50. 2008
    ..These effects were robust to statistical adjustments for status variables and parental relationship measures but not to adjustment for concurrent parental depressive symptoms...
  5. pmc The long-term course of depression: development of an empirical index and identification of early adult outcomes
    J W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychol Med 39:403-12. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to derive an empirical index of MDD course, to examine its predictive validity, and to identify the adulthood outcomes associated with a chronic course...
  6. ncbi request reprint Propagation of major depressive disorder: relationship between first episode symptoms and recurrence
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:271-8. 2006
    ..First episode depressed mood, increased appetite, and female gender may serve as specific risk factors for recurrence. The centrality of depressed mood to major depressive disorder is highlighted...
  7. ncbi request reprint The stability of axis I diagnoses in youth across multiple psychiatric hospitalizations
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:53-71. 2005
    ..Potential explanations for and implications of these findings are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Kindling and behavioral sensitization: are they relevant to recurrent suicide attempts?
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Affect Disord 83:249-52. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Ratings of early major depressive disorder symptom change during a brief psychiatric hospitalization
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychiatr Q 76:33-48. 2005
    ..The association between a shorter length of stay and greater symptom reduction may reflect a distinction between treatment responders and nonresponders...
  10. pmc Influence of parental and grandparental major depressive disorder on behavior problems in early childhood: a three-generation study
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:53-60. 2008
    ..This aim of this study was to examine the influence of grandparental (G1) and parental (G2) major depressive disorder (MDD) and other forms of psychopathology on behavior problems in very young offspring (G3)...
  11. pmc Implications of the DSM's emphasis on sadness and anhedonia in major depressive disorder
    Julia D Buckner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32312 1270, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:25-30. 2008
    ..Differential symptom expression could have important implications for the etiology, prevention, and treatment of MDD...
  12. pmc Co-morbidity between major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders: shared etiology or direct causation?
    A R Mathew
    University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Psychol Med 41:2023-34. 2011
    ..The present study compared these etiological models of MDD-ANX co-morbidity in a large, prospective, non-clinical sample of adolescents tracked through age 30...
  13. ncbi request reprint The interpersonal consequences of inflated self-esteem in an inpatient psychiatric youth sample
    M Perez
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306-1270, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:712-6. 2001
    ..Thus, the high self-esteem group was rejected by their peers but did not themselves report interpersonal problems. These findings provide further support for Baumeister et al.'s theory and generalize the theory to a clinical setting...
  14. doi request reprint Problem solving moderates the effects of life event stress and chronic stress on suicidal behaviors in adolescence
    Kelly E Grover
    University of Houston, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:1281-90. 2009
    ..The interactive effects decreased to non-significance after controlling for depressive symptoms and hopelessness. Clinical implications are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measuring hedonic capacity in depression: a psychometric analysis of three anhedonia scales
    Adam M Leventhal
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1545-58. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that further research is needed to clarify the meaning of and relationships among scales that are putative indicators of hedonic capacity and anhedonia...
  16. pmc Effect of maternal depression on child behavior: a sensitive period?
    Daniel M Bagner
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, 11200 S W 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:699-707. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of maternal depression during the child's first year of life (i.e., sensitive period) on subsequent behavior problems...
  17. doi request reprint The role of interdependence and perceived similarity in depressed affect contagion
    Amber L Paukert
    Departmentof Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Behav Ther 39:277-85. 2008
    ..It appears that participants with more interdependent self-construals were more likely to "catch" the low positive affect displayed by the depressed target only if they perceived themselves as highly similar to the target...
  18. ncbi request reprint Affective and attributional features of acculturative stress among ethnic minority college students
    Amber L Paukert
    Departmeny of Psychology, University of Houston, TX 777204 5022, USA
    J Psychol 140:405-19. 2006
    ..Positive affect and stable and internal attributional styles were not related to acculturative stress. The authors discuss implications for reducing stress associated with acculturation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Worst-point suicidal plans: a dimension of suicidality predictive of past suicide attempts and eventual death by suicide
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:1469-80. 2003
    ..These findings bear on the trajectory of suicidal behavior over time, as well as inform the clinical assessment of suicidal patients...
  20. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation and anxiety disorders: elevated risk or artifact of comorbid depression?
    Peter J Norton
    University of Houston, Houston, TX 77096, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:515-25. 2008
    ..Results generally supported the conclusions that anxiety disorders convey risk for suicidal ideation above and beyond any co-occurring depressiveness, and anxiety and depression together conveyed an additional interactive risk...
  21. doi request reprint Interpersonal reactions to suicide attempt: the role of respondent causal attributions
    Amber L Paukert
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:641-7. 2007
    ..Mediation hypotheses were supported. Findings suggest that a suicide attempt may promote less negative attributions toward depressed individuals, which in turn dampen negative interpersonal reactions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity as a specific and unique marker of anxious symptoms in youth psychiatric inpatients
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 1270, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:167-75. 2002
    ..Implications for the construct validity of anxiety sensitivity were discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relative left-frontal activity is associated with increased depression in high reassurance-seekers
    Jennifer A Minnix
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Biol Psychol 67:145-55. 2004
    ..Perhaps those who seek reassurance excessively do so because of their inability to alter their behavior even when environmental cues are no longer reinforcing, which can maintain or exacerbate their depressive symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of acculturative stress and body dissatisfaction in predicting bulimic symptomatology across ethnic groups
    Marisol Perez
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1270, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:442-54. 2002
    ..This study examines the interactive effects of acculturative stress and body dissatisfaction in prediction of bulimic symptoms, particularly in non-White females...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of depression in adults
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:267-77. 2005
    ..The authors conclude that no one extant procedure is ideal and suggest that the combination of certain interviews and self-report scales represents the state of the art for evidence-based assessment of depression...
  26. ncbi request reprint Patterns of hemispheric perceptual asymmetries: left hemispatial biases predict changes in anxiety and positive affect in undergraduate women
    Z R Voelz
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306-1270, USA
    Emotion 1:339-47. 2001
    ..The possibility that hemispatial biases represent a vulnerability to future anxiety and depression is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Characterizing major depression phenotypes by presence and type of psychomotor disturbance in adolescents and young adults
    Adam M Leventhal
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:575-92. 2008
    ..Retarded depression evidenced little stability or heritability. These findings offer partial support of the phenotypic status of agitated and agitated-retarded depression in youths...
  28. doi request reprint Prospective relations between melancholia and substance use disorders
    Adam M Leventhal
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA adam
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:259-67. 2008
    ..Associations were robust when controlling for clinical severity/chronicity. Alcohol and cannabis use disorders were not robustly associated with melancholia...
  29. ncbi request reprint The symptomatic expression of major depressive disorder in adolescents and young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:244-52. 2003
    ..Age did not significantly influence the symptom picture. Stability of specific symptoms and episode severity across episodes was low. The results are discussed within the context of a stressor-symptom matching model...
  30. ncbi request reprint Birth month and depressive and suicidal symptoms in an elderly Australian sample born in the Southern or Northern Hemisphere
    Jon J Pfaff
    Unit of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 144:217-9. 2006
    ..Date and country of birth were recorded for each participant. Those in utero during the Northern or Southern Hemisphere flu peak were expected to show the highest depressive and suicidal symptoms. Hypotheses were partially supported...

Research Grants2

  1. Longitudinal Course and Impact of Depression
    JEREMY PETTIT; Fiscal Year: 2007
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