Carol A Prescott

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Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the Mplus computer program to estimate models for continuous and categorical data from twins
    Carol A Prescott
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0126
    Behav Genet 34:17-40. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Is risk for alcoholism mediated by individual differences in drinking motivations?
    Carol A Prescott
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:29-39. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A population-based twin study of the relationship between neuroticism and internalizing disorders
    John M Hettema
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:857-64. 2006
  4. pmc Longitudinal modeling of genetic and environmental influences on self-reported availability of psychoactive substances: alcohol, cigarettes, marijuana, cocaine and stimulants
    Nathan A Gillespie
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23219 1534, USA
    Psychol Med 37:947-59. 2007
  5. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on alcohol, caffeine, cannabis, and nicotine use from early adolescence to middle adulthood
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Medical School of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:674-82. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for anxiety disorders in men and women
    John M Hettema
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:182-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for common psychiatric and substance use disorders in men and women
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and the Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:929-37. 2003
  8. pmc Limited associations of dopamine system genes with alcohol dependence and related traits in the Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of Alcohol Dependence (IASPSAD)
    Laura M Hack
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:376-85. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental sources of covariation between generalized anxiety disorder and neuroticism
    John M Hettema
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1581-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Toward a comprehensive developmental model for major depression in men
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and the Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:115-24. 2006

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the Mplus computer program to estimate models for continuous and categorical data from twins
    Carol A Prescott
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0126
    Behav Genet 34:17-40. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Is risk for alcoholism mediated by individual differences in drinking motivations?
    Carol A Prescott
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:29-39. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A population-based twin study of the relationship between neuroticism and internalizing disorders
    John M Hettema
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:857-64. 2006
    ..The authors examined how genetic and environmental factors shared by the personality trait neuroticism and seven internalizing disorders may help explain this comorbidity...
  4. pmc Longitudinal modeling of genetic and environmental influences on self-reported availability of psychoactive substances: alcohol, cigarettes, marijuana, cocaine and stimulants
    Nathan A Gillespie
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23219 1534, USA
    Psychol Med 37:947-59. 2007
    ..Although an obvious environmental factor influencing drug use, the sources of individual differences in drug availability (DA) are unknown...
  5. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on alcohol, caffeine, cannabis, and nicotine use from early adolescence to middle adulthood
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Medical School of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:674-82. 2008
    ..While both environmental and genetic factors are important in the etiology of psychoactive substance use (PSU), we know little of how these influences differ through development...
  6. ncbi request reprint The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for anxiety disorders in men and women
    John M Hettema
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:182-9. 2005
    ..The anxiety disorders exhibit high levels of lifetime comorbidity with one another. Understanding the underlying causes of this comorbidity can provide insight into the etiology of the disorders and inform classification and treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for common psychiatric and substance use disorders in men and women
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and the Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:929-37. 2003
    ..We do not know how genetic and environmental risk factors contribute to this pattern of comorbidity or whether the etiologic structure of these groups differ in men and women...
  8. pmc Limited associations of dopamine system genes with alcohol dependence and related traits in the Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of Alcohol Dependence (IASPSAD)
    Laura M Hack
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:376-85. 2011
    ..Many linkage and association studies have examined these relationships with inconsistent results, possibly because of low power, poor marker coverage, and/or an inappropriate correction for multiple testing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental sources of covariation between generalized anxiety disorder and neuroticism
    John M Hettema
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1581-7. 2004
    ..Because women have higher levels of neuroticism and twice the risk of lifetime generalized anxiety disorder of men, gender-specific effects were also explored...
  10. ncbi request reprint Toward a comprehensive developmental model for major depression in men
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and the Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:115-24. 2006
    ..In 2002, the authors presented a developmental model for major depression in women. Based on similar methods, they here present an analogous model for men...
  11. ncbi request reprint The temporal relationship of the onsets of alcohol dependence and major depression: using a genetically informative study design
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1153-62. 2006
    ..In this longitudinal study, we used a genetically informative population-based twin sample to examine the age-at-onset distributions and the temporal relationship of AD and MD...
  12. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide linkage analysis for the personality trait neuroticism in the Irish affected sib-pair study of alcohol dependence
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:463-8. 2007
    ..These results, together with prior studies, indicate several potential regions for quantitative trait loci for neuroticism that warrant further study...
  13. ncbi request reprint A joint genomewide linkage analysis of symptoms of alcohol dependence and conduct disorder
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1972-7. 2006
    ..Are the susceptibility genes underlying this peak specific for AD or do they increase risk for externalizing disorders more generally? Can we, in the IASPSAD, replicate prior evidence for linkage to conduct disorder (CD)?..
  14. pmc A twin association study of nicotine dependence with markers in the CHRNA3 and CHRNA5 genes
    Hermine H Maes
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980003, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Behav Genet 41:680-90. 2011
    ..Including phenotypic data on ungenotyped relatives can improve the statistical power to detect the effects of genetic variants when they contribute to individual differences in the phenotype...
  15. ncbi request reprint A twin study of genetic and environmental influences on tobacco initiation, regular tobacco use and nicotine dependence
    Hermine H Maes
    Departments of Human Genetics and Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1251-61. 2004
    ..As the development of ND requires regular tobacco use (RTU) which in turn requires TI, a conditional approach is necessary...
  16. ncbi request reprint Creating a social world: a developmental twin study of peer-group deviance
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:958-65. 2007
    ..Peer-group deviance is strongly associated with externalizing behaviors. We have limited knowledge of the sources of individual differences in peer-group deviance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Specificity of genetic and environmental risk factors for use and abuse/dependence of cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, sedatives, stimulants, and opiates in male twins
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:687-95. 2003
    ..Data on use and misuse of six classes of illicit substances by male twin pairs were used to examine whether genetic and shared environmental risk factors for substance use disorders are substance-specific or -nonspecific in their effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint A twin study of early cannabis use and subsequent use and abuse/dependence of other illicit drugs
    Arpana Agrawal
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1227-37. 2004
    ..Gateway and common liabilities models have been employed to explain this relationship. We sought to examine this association using a combination of the discordant twin design and modeling methods...
  19. ncbi request reprint The differential impact of risk factors on illicit drug involvement in females
    Arpana Agrawal
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Dept of Human Genetics, Richmond, VA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:454-66. 2005
    ..Are there risk factors that associate with illicit drug use or illicit drug abuse/dependence? Is the magnitude of the association the same for use and abuse/dependence? Does this pattern of association differ across categories of drugs?..
  20. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the relationship between social support and risk for major depression: a longitudinal study of opposite-sex twin pairs
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:250-6. 2005
    ..Prior studies have suggested that women are more sensitive to the depressogenic effects of low social support, but most of these studies had substantial methodologic limitations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Level of family dysfunction and genetic influences on smoking in women
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1263-9. 2004
    ..An adoption study of alcoholism suggests that in women, the impact of genetic risk factors become greater in the presence of conflict in the family of origin. Is the same true for cigarette smoking (CS)?..
  22. ncbi request reprint The interaction of stressful life events and a serotonin transporter polymorphism in the prediction of episodes of major depression: a replication
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:529-35. 2005
    ..Prior evidence from twin studies suggested genetic moderation of the depressogenic effects of stressful life events (SLEs). Can the specific genes involved in this effect be identified?..
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of generalized anxiety disorder and stressful life events on risk for major depressive episodes
    John M Hettema
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and Department of Psychiatry, Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Psychol Med 36:789-95. 2006
    ..In this study, we sought to analyze the joint effects of prior history of GAD and recent SLEs on risk for major depressive episodes, comparing these in men and women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factor and item-response analysis DSM-IV criteria for abuse of and dependence on cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, sedatives, stimulants and opioids
    Nathan A Gillespie
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 23219 1534, USA
    Addiction 102:920-30. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Identification of susceptibility loci for alcohol-related traits in the Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of Alcohol Dependence
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1807-16. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to identify genomic regions containing susceptibility loci for alcohol-related traits...
  26. ncbi request reprint Major depression and associated impairment: same or different genetic and environmental risk factors?
    Debra L Foley
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Departments of Human Genetics and Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2128-33. 2003
    ..Impairment was added as a diagnostic criterion for many psychiatric disorders in DSM-IV. Does the addition of impairment influence only prevalence rates, or does it also introduce new etiological factors into psychiatric diagnoses?..
  27. pmc Interactive effects of childhood maltreatment and recent stressful life events on alcohol consumption in adulthood
    Kelly C Young-Wolff
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:559-69. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint Life event dimensions of loss, humiliation, entrapment, and danger in the prediction of onsets of major depression and generalized anxiety
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:789-96. 2003
    ..Although substantial evidence suggests that stressful life events predispose to the onset of episodes of depression and anxiety, the essential features of these events that are depressogenic and anxiogenic remain uncertain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the symptoms of major depression in opposite-sex dizygotic twin pairs
    Amir A Khan
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1427-9. 2002
    ..Gender differences in the symptoms of major depression have received limited research attention. The aim of this study was to explore these differences in male-female twin pairs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Toward a comprehensive developmental model for major depression in women
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, PO Box 980126, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1133-45. 2002
    ..The authors used structural equation modeling to generate a developmental model for the etiology of major depression in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint A population based twin study of sex differences in depressive symptoms
    Arpana Agrawal
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Richmond 23298, USA
    Twin Res 7:176-81. 2004
    ..Our analyses suggest that while there may be mean differences in the levels of depressive symptoms across sexes, the genetic and environmental factors that predispose males and females to depressive symptoms are not different...
  32. ncbi request reprint Forms of cannabis and cocaine: a twin study
    Arpana Agrawal
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:125-8. 2004
    ..These findings also reinforce the validity of composite variables in epidemiological and genetic research...
  33. ncbi request reprint Specificity of genetic and environmental risk factors for symptoms of cannabis, cocaine, alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine dependence
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1313-20. 2007
    ..Although genetic risk factors have been found to contribute to dependence on both licit and illicit psychoactive substances, we know little of how these risk factors interrelate...
  34. ncbi request reprint The Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of Alcohol Dependence: study methodology and validation of diagnosis by interview and family history
    Carol A Prescott
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:417-29. 2005
    ....
  35. pmc The relationship between genetic influences on alcohol dependence and on patterns of alcohol consumption
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0126, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1058-65. 2010
    ..Genetic factors impact substantially both on alcohol consumption (AC) and on the risk for alcohol dependence (AD). However, we know little about the degree to which measures of AC index the genetic risk for AD...
  36. pmc Meta-analyses of genome-wide linkage scans of anxiety-related phenotypes
    Bradley T Webb
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:1078-84. 2012
    ..This may prove useful for prioritizing emerging genome-wide association data for anxiety disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on illicit drug use and tobacco use across birth cohorts
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1349-56. 2005
    ..One theory, which postulates that heritability of deviant traits increases in permissive environments, predicts a positive relationship across cohorts between prevalence and heritability of substance use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cannabis and other illicit drugs: comorbid use and abuse/dependence in males and females
    Arpana Agrawal
    Department of Human Genetics, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Behav Genet 34:217-28. 2004
    ..Overall, our results suggest that the use and abuse/dependence of cannabis and other illicit drugs are strongly linked via common risk factors that jointly influence their individual liabilities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of religiosity and their relationship to lifetime psychiatric and substance use disorders
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and Department of Psychiatry and Human Genetics, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:496-503. 2003
    ..This study used data from a general population sample to clarify the dimensions of religiosity and the relationships of these dimensions to risk for lifetime psychiatric and substance use disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint The interrelationship of neuroticism, sex, and stressful life events in the prediction of episodes of major depression
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics and Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:631-6. 2004
    ..Little is known about how they interrelate in the etiology of depressive illness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sources of individual differences in stressful life event exposure in male and female twins
    P Kevin Bolinskey
    Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Twin Res 7:33-8. 2004
    ..Genetic correlations between males and females suggest that many of the same genetic factors are acting within both genders...
  42. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse, stressful life events and risk for major depression in women
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1475-82. 2004
    ..To explore whether similar processes occur in humans, we examine whether childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in women alters sensitivity in adulthood to the depressogenic effects of stressful life events (SLEs)...
  43. pmc Shared genetic contributions to early-onset drinking and drinking to cope motives
    Kelly C Young-Wolff
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1176-80. 2012
    ..No prior genetically informative study has investigated the sources of covariation underlying the early-onset drinking-DTC association...
  44. pmc A systematic gene-based screen of chr4q22-q32 identifies association of a novel susceptibility gene, DKK2, with the quantitative trait of alcohol dependence symptom counts
    Gursharan Kalsi
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 E Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:2497-506. 2010
    ..Haplotype-specific expression measurements in post-mortem tissue samples suggested a functional role for DKK2. This evidence notwithstanding, replication is needed before confidence can be placed in these findings...
  45. ncbi request reprint The Washington University Twin Study of alcoholism
    Carol A Prescott
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 134:48-55. 2005
    ..Power to test other sources of heterogeneity was limited, but the results suggest no evidence for higher heritability for male early onset alcoholism or for alcoholism with comorbid antisocial personality...
  46. doi request reprint Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of alcohol dependence
    Gursharan Kalsi
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, PO Box 980424, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0424, USA
    Trends Genet 25:49-55. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the genetic and environmental influences on the development of antisocial behavior
    Kristen C Jacobson
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:395-416. 2002
    ..We speculate that sex differences in timing of puberty may account for the earlier presence of genetic effects among females...
  48. ncbi request reprint The subtypes of major depression in a twin registry
    Patrick F Sullivan
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, P O Box 980126, Richmond VA 23298 0126, USA
    J Affect Disord 68:273-84. 2002
    ..The subtypes of major depression (MD) remain incompletely understood. While there is consensus about the existence of MD with 'typical' vegetative features, further data are required to evaluate the existence of MD with atypical features...
  49. ncbi request reprint The differential heritability of regular tobacco use based on method of administration
    J Eric Schmitt
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0126, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:60-2. 2005
    ..Thus, the genetic influences on the liability for regular tobacco use appear to vary based on tobacco type. The causes for the use of different forms of tobacco are complex and worthy of further study...
  50. ncbi request reprint The etiology of phobias: an evaluation of the stress-diathesis model
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 800 E Leigh St, Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:242-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated for phobias the prediction of the stress-diathesis model that the magnitude of stress at onset is inversely proportional to the level of underlying diathesis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the genetic risk for alcoholism
    Carol A Prescott
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Adult Twin Study of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 26:264-73. 2002
    ..However, the genetic epidemiology research conducted to date on this issue has several limitations, some of which may be resolved by future molecular genetic studies...
  52. pmc The effects of age at drinking onset and stressful life events on alcohol use in adulthood: a replication and extension using a population-based twin sample
    Lewina O Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:693-704. 2012
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  53. ncbi request reprint Sex influences on shared risk factors for bulimia nervosa and other psychiatric disorders
    Tracey D Wade
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:251-6. 2004
    ..The examination of opposite-sex and same-sex dizygotic twins allows us to explore the sex-specific comorbidity of psychiatric disorders. To date, this question has not been explored in eating disorders...
  54. ncbi request reprint Personality and comorbidity of common psychiatric disorders
    Amir A Khan
    Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Service, Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 186:190-6. 2005
    ..We know little about the degree to which comorbidity, socommonly seen among psychiatric disorders, arises from variation in normal personality...
  55. pmc Association of ADH and ALDH genes with alcohol dependence in the Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of alcohol dependence (IASPSAD) sample
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital 138, National Cheng Kung University, Sheng Li Road, Tainan 704, Taiwan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:785-95. 2008
    ..The present study examined evidence for the association of alcohol metabolism genes with AD in the Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of alcohol dependence...
  56. pmc Genomewide linkage survey of nicotine dependence phenotypes
    Patrick F Sullivan
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7264, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:210-6. 2008
    ..We sought to identify genomic regions that might contain etiologically-relevant loci using genomewide univariate and bivariate linkage analyses...
  57. ncbi request reprint Low extraversion and high neuroticism as indices of genetic and environmental risk for social phobia, agoraphobia, and animal phobia
    O Joseph Bienvenu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Meyer 115, 600 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1714-21. 2007
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  58. ncbi request reprint Twin pair resemblance for psychiatric hospitalization in the Swedish Twin Registry: a 32-year follow-up study of 29,602 twin pairs
    Carol A Prescott
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock Ave, SGM 501, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Behav Genet 37:547-58. 2007
    ..The present report updates the prior results by using 17 additional years of follow-up, including members of opposite-sex twin pairs, and addressing biases arising from cohort effects and from excluding pairs with unknown zygosity...
  59. ncbi request reprint Mixed-effects variance components models for biometric family analyses
    John J McArdle
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Behav Genet 35:631-52. 2005
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  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of genetic and procedural variation on measurement of alcohol sensitivity in mouse inbred strains
    John C Crabbe
    Portland Alcohol Research Center, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, 97239, USA
    Behav Genet 36:536-52. 2006
    ..In certain instances, substrain seems to matter little, while in others, substrains differed a great deal. These data are generally encouraging about the stability of genetic differences...
  61. ncbi request reprint Challenges in genetic studies of the etiology of substance use and substance use disorders: introduction to the special issue
    Carol A Prescott
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, SGM 501, Los Angeles, CA, 90036, USA
    Behav Genet 36:473-82. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle risk and delaying factors
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:S84-8. 2006
    ..Such findings point to the importance of taking a life-course perspective to designing interventions to delay or to prevent dementia...
  63. ncbi request reprint The types of regular cigarette smokers: a latent class analysis
    Helena Furberg
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine 27599 7264, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:351-60. 2005
    ....