Jeffrey M Lessem

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between adolescent marijuana use and young adult illicit drug use
    Jeffrey M Lessem
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Behav Genet 36:498-506. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide search for quantitative trait Loci that influence antisocial drug dependence in adolescence
    Michael C Stallings
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics and Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, 80309 0444, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1042-51. 2005
  3. pmc The CHRNA5/A3/B4 gene cluster variability as an important determinant of early alcohol and tobacco initiation in young adults
    Isabel R Schlaepfer
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:1039-46. 2008
  4. pmc Investigation of genetically mediated child effects on maltreatment
    R Jay Schulz-Heik
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Behav Genet 39:265-76. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint An association between the DAT1 polymorphism and smoking behavior in young adults from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Health Psychol 25:190-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes, time to first cigarette and nicotine dependence in a general population sample of young adults
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Addiction 102:655-65. 2007
  7. pmc The association between conduct problems and maltreatment: testing genetic and environmental mediation
    R Jay Schulz-Heik
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, UCB 345, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Behav Genet 40:338-48. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) and antisocial behaviors in the presence of childhood and adolescent maltreatment
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0447, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 135:59-64. 2005
  9. pmc Dizziness and the genetic influences on subjective experiences to initial cigarette use
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 04477, USA
    Addiction 106:391-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression from marijuana use to daily smoking and nicotine dependence in a national sample of U.S. adolescents
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Campus Box 447, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:272-81. 2007

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between adolescent marijuana use and young adult illicit drug use
    Jeffrey M Lessem
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Behav Genet 36:498-506. 2006
    ..Shared environmental factors mediated much of the relationship between adolescent marijuana use and young adult drug use. The association remained, however, even when controlling for familial environmental and other measured factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide search for quantitative trait Loci that influence antisocial drug dependence in adolescence
    Michael C Stallings
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics and Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, 80309 0444, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1042-51. 2005
    ..Previously we reported 2 chromosomal regions (3q24-3q25 and 9q34) likely to contain genes that influence substance dependence vulnerability (DV) in adolescence...
  3. pmc The CHRNA5/A3/B4 gene cluster variability as an important determinant of early alcohol and tobacco initiation in young adults
    Isabel R Schlaepfer
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:1039-46. 2008
    ..Significant results were then replicated in a separate adult population-representative sample...
  4. pmc Investigation of genetically mediated child effects on maltreatment
    R Jay Schulz-Heik
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Behav Genet 39:265-76. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint An association between the DAT1 polymorphism and smoking behavior in young adults from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Health Psychol 25:190-7. 2006
    ..Never smokers and current nonsmokers had an excess transmission of the 9-repeat allele compared with regular smokers, suggesting a protective effect of the 9-repeat allele, which is hypothesized to alter synaptic dopamine levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes, time to first cigarette and nicotine dependence in a general population sample of young adults
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Addiction 102:655-65. 2007
    ..To examine variation in nicotine dependence scores and covariation between different dependence symptoms...
  7. pmc The association between conduct problems and maltreatment: testing genetic and environmental mediation
    R Jay Schulz-Heik
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, UCB 345, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Behav Genet 40:338-48. 2010
    ..Results were more consistent with the hypothesis that parents respond to children's genetically-influenced conduct problems by maltreating them than the hypothesis that maltreatment causes conduct problems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) and antisocial behaviors in the presence of childhood and adolescent maltreatment
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0447, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 135:59-64. 2005
    ..There was, however, a non-significant trend in the predicted direction. Additional studies will be needed before firm conclusions can be drawn about this hypothesized genotype-environment interaction...
  9. pmc Dizziness and the genetic influences on subjective experiences to initial cigarette use
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 04477, USA
    Addiction 106:391-9. 2011
    ..To examine individual differences in positive and negative subjective experiences to initial cigarette use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression from marijuana use to daily smoking and nicotine dependence in a national sample of U.S. adolescents
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Campus Box 447, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:272-81. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint College attendance and its effect on drinking behaviors in a longitudinal study of adolescents
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1020-30. 2007
    ..We first tested for changes in alcohol consumption in adolescents who did and did not subsequently attend college, and then tested for variation of the genetic and environmental determinants of drinking in these 2 groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint The moderating effects of religiosity on the genetic and environmental determinants of smoking initiation
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:123-33. 2006
    ..Although all three measures of religiosity were associated with lower rates of smoking initiation, only self-rated religiousness moderated genetic influences on the liability for smoking...
  13. pmc Prevalence and correlates of alcohol and cannabis use disorders in the United States: results from the national longitudinal study of adolescent health
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 136:158-61. 2014
    ..Limited current information on the epidemiology of lifetime alcohol and cannabis use disorders in the United States is available...
  14. ncbi request reprint The validity of the Neale and Kendler model-fitting approach in examining the etiology of comorbidity
    Soo Hyun Rhee
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Behav Genet 34:251-65. 2004
    ..As suggested by Neale and Kendler, the model-fitting approach can be applied to both unselected and selected data and to both twin and family data...
  15. ncbi request reprint The family transmission of adolescent alcohol abuse and dependence
    Christie A Hartman
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Division of Substance Dependence, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Box C 268 35, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:657-64. 2006
    ..This study examines the familial transmission of alcohol abuse and dependence to adolescents...
  16. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide search for quantitative trait loci influencing substance dependence vulnerability in adolescence
    Michael C Stallings
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Campus Box 447, Boulder, CO 80309 0447, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:295-307. 2003
    ..2. Multipoint mapping corroborated two locations and provided preliminary evidence for linkage to regions on chromosome 3q24-25 (near markers D3S1279 and D3S1614) and chromosome 9q34 (near markers D9S1826 and D9S1838)...
  17. pmc Simple sequence repeats in the national longitudinal study of adolescent health: an ethnically diverse resource for genetic analysis of health and behavior
    Brett C Haberstick
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, Campus Box 447, Boulder, CO, 80309 0447, USA
    Behav Genet 44:487-97. 2014
    ..The availability of these six SSRs in a large, ethnically diverse sample with extensive environmental measures assessed longitudinally offers a unique resource for researchers interested in health and behavior. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on quantity of alcohol consumed by adolescents and young adults
    Christian J Hopfer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Box C 268 35, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:187-93. 2005
    ..To examine genetic and environmental influences on drinking in a nationally representative study of genetically informative adolescents followed into young adulthood...
  19. pmc A genome-wide scan for loci influencing adolescent cannabis dependence symptoms: evidence for linkage on chromosomes 3 and 9
    Christian J Hopfer
    Division of Substance Dependence, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:34-41. 2007
    ..Genetic risk factors account for part of the variation in the development of cannabis dependence symptoms; however, no linkage studies have been performed for cannabis dependence symptoms. This study aimed to identify such loci...