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Persistence and innovation effects in genetic and environmental factors in negative emotionality during infancy : a twin study
(Public Library of Science, 2017-04-27)
Background Difficult temperament in infancy is a risk factor for forms of later internalizing and externalizing psychopathology, including depression and anxiety. A better understanding of the roots of difficult temperament ...
A prospective, longitudinal, study of men with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid antisocial personality disorder
Background: Some evidence suggests that the prevalence of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is elevated among male criminal offenders. It is not presently known whether offending, and violent offending, are limited ...
The validity of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) among Australian adolescents
Aims: This study investigated the validity of a brief personality screening measure for substance use in adolescents, the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS), among Australian adolescents. Design and participants: A ...
Twin classroom dilemma : to study together or separately?
(American Psychological Association, 2018-07)
There is little research to date on the academic implications of teaching twins in the same or different classroom. Consequently, it is not clear whether twin classroom separation is associated with positive or negative ...
Links between friends' physical aggression and adolescents' physical aggression : what happens if gene-environment correlations are controlled?
Exposure to deviant friends has been found to be a powerful source of influence on children’s and adolescents’ aggressive behavior. However, the contribution of deviant friends may have been overestimated because of a ...
Adolescent cannabis use, change in neurocognitive function, and High-School Graduation : a longitudinal study from early adolescence to young adulthood
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-10)
The main objective of this prospective longitudinal study was to investigate bidirectional associations between adolescent cannabis use (CU) and neurocognitive performance in a community sample of 294 young men from ages ...
The interaction between temperament and the family environment in adolescent substance use and externalizing behaviors : support for diathesis–stress or differential susceptibility?
Both individual and environmental factors predict externalizing behaviors and substance use (EB-SU); however, different patterns of interaction among these factors may have different implications. This review first examines ...
How toddlers' irritability and fearfulness relate to parenting : a longitudinal study conducted among Quebec families
Negative emotionality and parenting
Although child difficult temperament is a well‐known risk factor for parenting quality, few studies have focused on the association between specific temperament dimensions and parental behaviours. This study focused on ...
Heterogeneity in the development of proactive and reactive aggression in childhood : Common and specific genetic-environmental factors
(Public Library of Science, 2017-12-06)
Background Few studies are grounded in a developmental framework to study proactive and reactive aggression. Furthermore, although distinctive correlates, predictors and outcomes have been highlighted, proactive and ...
Phenotypic and genetic associations between reading comprehension, decoding skills, and ADHD dimensions : evidence from two population-based studies
Phenotypic and genetic associations between reading and ADHD
BACKGROUND: The phenotypic and genetic associations between decoding skills and ADHD dimensions have been documented but less is known about the association with reading comprehension. The aim of the study is to document ...