Elliot Nelson

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between self-reported childhood sexual abuse and adverse psychosocial outcomes: results from a twin study
    Elliot C Nelson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 1, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:139-45. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiology of alcohol-induced blackouts
    Elliot C Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, O 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:257-63. 2004
  3. pmc Childhood sexual abuse moderates genetic influences on age at first consensual sexual intercourse in women
    Mary Waldron
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Behav Genet 38:1-10. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic risk of major depression, alcohol dependence, and marijuana dependence: contribution of antisocial personality disorder in men
    Qiang Fu
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center at Washington University, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway Blvd, Suite 2, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1125-32. 2002
  5. pmc Genetic association of bipolar disorder with the β(3) nicotinic receptor subunit gene
    Sarah M Hartz
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 21:77-84. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Zygosity diagnosis in the absence of genotypic data: an approach using latent class analysis
    Andrew C Heath
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Twin Res 6:22-6. 2003
  7. pmc The association between cannabis abuse and dependence and childhood physical and sexual abuse: evidence from an offspring of twins design
    Alexis E Duncan
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addiction 103:990-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interaction effects on behavioral variation and risk of complex disorders: the example of alcoholism and other psychiatric disorders
    Andrew C Heath
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis 63108, USA
    Twin Res 5:30-7. 2002
  9. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and the course of alcohol dependence development: findings from a female twin sample
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:139-44. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of illicit drug users: a latent class analysis of data from an Australian twin sample
    Michael T Lynskey
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:523-30. 2006

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between self-reported childhood sexual abuse and adverse psychosocial outcomes: results from a twin study
    Elliot C Nelson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 1, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:139-45. 2002
    ..Increased risk for serious adverse outcomes has been associated with a history of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). Whether these risks are directly attributable to CSA rather than family background remains controversial...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiology of alcohol-induced blackouts
    Elliot C Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, O 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:257-63. 2004
    ..Alcohol-induced blackouts (ie, periods of anterograde amnesia) have received limited recent research attention...
  3. pmc Childhood sexual abuse moderates genetic influences on age at first consensual sexual intercourse in women
    Mary Waldron
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Behav Genet 38:1-10. 2008
    ..For both female and male twins, results from models that included conduct disorder as a covariate were near identical to results from models without conduct disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic risk of major depression, alcohol dependence, and marijuana dependence: contribution of antisocial personality disorder in men
    Qiang Fu
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center at Washington University, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway Blvd, Suite 2, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1125-32. 2002
    ..We examined the contribution of genetic effects associated with ASPD to the comorbidity of MD and substance use disorders...
  5. pmc Genetic association of bipolar disorder with the β(3) nicotinic receptor subunit gene
    Sarah M Hartz
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 21:77-84. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint Zygosity diagnosis in the absence of genotypic data: an approach using latent class analysis
    Andrew C Heath
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Twin Res 6:22-6. 2003
    ..In the absence of genotypic data, or as a safeguard against sample duplication, application of LCA for zygosity assignment or confirmation is strongly recommended...
  7. pmc The association between cannabis abuse and dependence and childhood physical and sexual abuse: evidence from an offspring of twins design
    Alexis E Duncan
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addiction 103:990-7. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interaction effects on behavioral variation and risk of complex disorders: the example of alcoholism and other psychiatric disorders
    Andrew C Heath
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis 63108, USA
    Twin Res 5:30-7. 2002
    ..Since few separated twin pairs will be available for study in the future, we also consider methods for modifying variance components linkage analysis to allow for environmental interactions with linked loci...
  9. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and the course of alcohol dependence development: findings from a female twin sample
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:139-44. 2007
    ..Findings indicate that CSA and elevated risk for AD may be linked via early age at first drink and that progression from first drink to AD follows a similar course among women with and without histories of CSA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of illicit drug users: a latent class analysis of data from an Australian twin sample
    Michael T Lynskey
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:523-30. 2006
    ..Aggregation of population-level data may obscure important subgroup differences in patterns of illicit drug use and psychiatric comorbidity. Further exploration of a 'self-medicating' subgroup is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse and risks for licit and illicit drug-related outcomes: a twin study
    Elliot C Nelson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1473-83. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationships between self-reported childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and drug-related outcomes in an Australian twin panel...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stimulant use and symptoms of abuse/dependence: epidemiology and associations with cannabis use--a twin study
    Michael T Lynskey
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 4560 Clayton Rd, Suite 1000, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:147-53. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Duration of cannabis use--a novel phenotype?
    Michael T Lynskey
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 4560 Clayton Rd, Suite 1000, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Addict Behav 31:984-94. 2006
    ..While there were high genetic correlations in both women and men, lifetime duration of cannabis may be uniquely informative in assessing components of liability to cannabis use...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Obsessive Compulsive Scale of the Child Behavior Checklist predicts obsessive-compulsive disorder: a receiver operating characteristic curve analysis
    James J Hudziak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Given B229, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:160-6. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Ascertainment of a mid-western US female adolescent twin cohort for alcohol studies: assessment of sample representativeness using birth record data
    Andrew C Heath
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Twin Res 5:107-12. 2002
    ..Sampling biases were however small. The unusual cooperativeness in research of families with twins persists...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic effects on alcohol dependence risk: re-evaluating the importance of psychiatric and other heritable risk factors
    Valerie S Knopik
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1519-30. 2004
    ..Genetic influences have been shown to play a major role in determining the risk of alcohol dependence (AD) in both women and men; however, little attention has been directed to identifying the major sources of genetic variation in AD risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempt in twins discordant for cannabis dependence and early-onset cannabis use
    Michael T Lynskey
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1026-32. 2004
    ..Previous research has reported both a moderate degree of comorbidity between cannabis dependence and major depressive disorder (MDD) and that early-onset cannabis use is associated with increased risks for MDD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to the Child Behavior Checklist Obsessive-Compulsive Scale: a cross-cultural twin study
    James J Hudziak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:608-16. 2004
    ..Twin studies of obsessive-compulsive disorder have indicated a significant genetic component to its expression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Escalation of drug use in early-onset cannabis users vs co-twin controls
    Michael T Lynskey
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    JAMA 289:427-33. 2003
    ..Previous studies have reported that early initiation of cannabis (marijuana) use is a significant risk factor for other drug use and drug-related problems...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of the interaction between genotype and environment. Research into the genetic epidemiology of alcohol dependence
    Andrew C Heath
    Missouri Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 26:193-201. 2002
    ..These GxE interaction effects can be determined by appropriately designed family and molecular epidemiological studies, such as studies of children of twins and prospective family studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Limitations of DSM-IV operationalizations of alcohol abuse and dependence in a sample of Australian twins
    Michael T Lynskey
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:574-84. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic research and smoking behavior
    Laura Jean Bierut
    JAMA 297:809; author reply 810. 2007

Research Grants10

  1. Childhood Trauma, Parental Alcoholism,and Comorbidity
    Elliot Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Opioid Dependence: Candidate Genes and G x E Effects
    Elliot Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of adequate frequency will be located by searching available databases with preference given to functional polymorphisms ant hose for whom prior studies have reported association. ..