I J Elkins
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- Genetic and environmental influences on parent-son relationships: evidence for increasing genetic influence during adolescenceI J Elkins
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Dev Psychol 33:351-63. 1997..Scarr and K. McCartney (1983) that the importance of active gene-environment correlations increases during adolescence. Older adolescents may have more choice and impact on the nature of the relationships they have with their parents...
- The effect of parental alcohol and drug disorders on adolescent personalityIrene J Elkins
Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Am J Psychiatry 161:670-6. 2004....
- Personality traits and the development of nicotine, alcohol, and illicit drug disorders: prospective links from adolescence to young adulthoodIrene J Elkins
Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Abnorm Psychol 115:26-39. 2006..Personality traits confer generalized risk for developing any substance disorder, though some traits are more strongly linked with some substance disorders than with others...
- Prospective effects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, and sex on adolescent substance use and abuseIrene J Elkins
Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 E River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1145-52. 2007..However, the ADHD-substance abuse relationship often disappears when co-occurring conduct disorder (CD) is considered...
- The mental health of US adolescents adopted in infancyMargaret A Keyes
Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 E River Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:419-25. 2008..To determine whether adopted adolescents are at excess risk for clinically relevant behavioral and emotional problems...
- The enrichment study of the Minnesota twin family study: increasing the yield of twin families at high risk for externalizing psychopathologyMargaret A Keyes
Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455United States of America
Twin Res Hum Genet 12:489-501. 2009..At the pair level, 63% of the screened pairs had at least one member with a childhood disruptive disorder. This article provides an overview of the study design and includes a review of recent findings using this sample of twins...