J Silberg

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of genetic factors and life stress on depression among adolescent girls
    J Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:225-32. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental risk factors in adolescent substance use
    Judy Silberg
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:664-76. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on temperament in the first year of life: the Puerto Rico Infant Twin Study (PRINTS)
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:328-36. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Etiological heterogeneity in the development of antisocial behavior: the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development and the Young Adult Follow-Up
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Psychol Med 37:1193-202. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic moderation of environmental risk for depression and anxiety in adolescent girls
    J Silberg
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0030, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 179:116-21. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Application of Bayesian inference using Gibbs sampling to item-response theory modeling of multi-symptom genetic data
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Behav Genet 35:765-80. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between separation anxiety and impairment
    Debra L Foley
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:635-41. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Has the "Equal Environments" assumption been tested in twin studies?
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Twin Res 6:486-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the relative timing of pubertal change
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Twin Res 7:471-81. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Informant disagreement for separation anxiety disorder
    Debra Foley
    Human Genetics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:452-60. 2004

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of genetic factors and life stress on depression among adolescent girls
    J Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:225-32. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental risk factors in adolescent substance use
    Judy Silberg
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:664-76. 2003
    ..The present study was undertaken with the goal of understanding the causes of association between substance use and both conduct disturbance (CD) and depression in adolescent boys and girls...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on temperament in the first year of life: the Puerto Rico Infant Twin Study (PRINTS)
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:328-36. 2005
    ..In contrast, a significant effect of the shared environment on the temperamental trait of unadaptability has not been reported previously...
  4. ncbi request reprint Etiological heterogeneity in the development of antisocial behavior: the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development and the Young Adult Follow-Up
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Psychol Med 37:1193-202. 2007
    ..Longitudinal, genetically informed, prospective data collected on a large population of male twins (n=1037) were used to examine developmental differences in the etiology of antisocial behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic moderation of environmental risk for depression and anxiety in adolescent girls
    J Silberg
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0030, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 179:116-21. 2001
    ..There is huge individual variation in people's response to negative life events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Application of Bayesian inference using Gibbs sampling to item-response theory modeling of multi-symptom genetic data
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0003, USA
    Behav Genet 35:765-80. 2005
    ..Additional benefits of the IRT approach are discussed including the estimation of latent trait scores, including genetic factor scores, and their sampling errors...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between separation anxiety and impairment
    Debra L Foley
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:635-41. 2008
    ..The results indicate that impairment may index current treatment need but symptom levels provide the best information about severity and prognosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Has the "Equal Environments" assumption been tested in twin studies?
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Twin Res 6:486-9. 2003
    ..The stratification approach to testing the equal environments assumption may be misleading and the results of such tests may actually be consistent with a simpler theory of the role of genetic factors in niche selection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the relative timing of pubertal change
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Twin Res 7:471-81. 2004
    ..0+/-3.6% in boys. Shared environmental influences account for 3.6+/-3.4% in girls and 0% in boys. In girls, nonshared environmental effects explain 0.1+/-0.1% of the total residual variance. The comparable figure in boys is 12.0+/-3.6%...
  10. ncbi request reprint Informant disagreement for separation anxiety disorder
    Debra Foley
    Human Genetics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:452-60. 2004
    ..To characterize informant disagreement for separation anxiety disorder (SAD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Resolving multiple epigenetic pathways to adolescent depression
    Lindon Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1006-14. 2003
    ..The causes of the environmental variation, therefore, need to be modeled at the same time as the primary outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Tolerance for ambiguity could influence awareness of breast cancer genetic testing and inform health education
    John M Quillin
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1227-32. 2008
    ..This exploratory study assessed relationships among education, tolerance for ambiguity, and genetic testing awareness in light of implications for cancer genetics education...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood adversity, monoamine oxidase a genotype, and risk for conduct disorder
    Debra L Foley
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virgoinia Commonwaelth University, Richmond, 23298 0003, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:738-44. 2004
    ..Very little is known about how different sets of risk factors interact to influence risk for psychiatric disorder...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bulimic symptoms in the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development: correlates, comorbidity, and genetics
    Richard Rowe
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Center, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 51:172-82. 2002
    ..We aim to identify environmental correlates of bulimia symptoms and relationships with other psychiatric disorder symptoms. The twin design allows examination of the structure of genetic and environmental effects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic and cultural transmission of antisocial behavior: an extended twin parent model
    Hermine H Maes
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:136-50. 2007
    ..This study showed significant heritability, which is slightly increased by assortative mating, and significant effects of primarily nonparental shared environment on CD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the within-family environment in twins: absolute versus differential ratings, and relationship with conduct problems
    Rene Carbonneau
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:1064-74. 2002
    ..The aim was to compare the psychometric properties of absolute versus differential ratings of the within-family environments and to examine their associations with conduct problems in 8-16-year-old twins...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology, temperament and unintentional injury: cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships
    Richard Rowe
    King s College London, MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:71-9. 2007
    ..We present further evidence of these associations and address the underlying mechanisms. We also examine the genetic contribution to unintentional injury...
  18. ncbi request reprint The developmental association between eating disorders symptoms and symptoms of depression and anxiety in juvenile twin girls
    Judy L Silberg
    Department of Human Genetics and Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1317-26. 2005
    ..We investigated the role of genetic and environmental factors in the developmental association among symptoms of eating disorders, depression, and anxiety syndromes in 8-13-year-old and 14-17-year-old twin girls...
  19. ncbi request reprint Course and short-term outcomes of separation anxiety disorder in a community sample of twins
    Debra L Foley
    Human Genetics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0003, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1107-14. 2004
    ..To assess the course and short-term outcomes associated with separation anxiety disorder (SAD) in a community setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Familial influences on alcohol use in adolescent female twins: testing for genetic and environmental interactions
    Donna R Miles
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, P O Box 980003, 800 East Leigh St, Biotech One, Suite 100, Richmond, Virginia, 23298 0003, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:445-51. 2005
    ..The present study examined whether measures of family adaptability and cohesion may moderate the genetic influence on risk for alcohol use among female adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Modulation of gene expression by genetic and environmental heterogeneity in timing of a developmental milestone
    Lindon J Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Behav Genet 33:1-6. 2003
    ..The impact of these effects on age patterns in twin correlations is examined and their relevance to current data on developmental change discussed briefly...
  22. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the children of twins: can they be used to resolve the environmental effects of dyadic parental treatment on child behavior?
    Lindon J Eaves
    Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:283-90. 2005
    ..The fact that many candidate environments, such as parental divorce, are dyadic gives reason to question the interpretation of their correlations with behavior in the children of twins...
  23. ncbi request reprint Parent-child feedback predicts sibling contrast: using twin studies to test theories of parent-offspring interaction in infant behavior
    Lindon J Eaves
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:1-4. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Risks for conduct disorder symptoms associated with parental alcoholism in stepfather families versus intact families from a community sample
    Debra L Foley
    Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:687-96. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and risk to boys' conduct disturbance: an examination of the causal hypothesis
    Judy L Silberg
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0003, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:130-5. 2003
    ..We undertook this study to determine whether the widely replicated link between maternal smoking and conduct disturbance (Cd) is better explained by a model of direct causation or of mother-offspring transmission of a latent Cd variable...