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The spread of substance use and delinquency between adolescent twins
The spread of twin substance use and delinquency
(American Psychological Association, 2017-02)
This investigation examines the spread of problem behaviors (substance use and delinquency) between twin siblings. A sample of 628 twins (151 male twin pairs and 163 female twin pairs) drawn from the Quebec Newborn Twin ...
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 ...
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 ...
Developmental pathways linking childhood temperament with antisocial behavior and substance use in adolescence : explanatory mechanisms in the peer environment
Temperament, peer social processes and antisocial behavior & substance use
(American Psychological Association, 2017-06)
This study investigated three developmental pathways involving the peer environment that may explain how certain temperamental dispositions in childhood may become manifested in later antisocial behavior and substance ...
A longitudinal empirical investigation of the pathways model of problem gambling
Longitudinal investigation of the pathways model
Background and Aims: The Pathways Model of Problem Gambling suggests the existence of three developmental pathways to problem gambling, each differentiated by a set of predisposing biopsychosocial characteristics: ...
Contagion of anxiety symptoms among adolescent siblings : a twin study
This study examined whether social contagion of anxiety symptoms is present between siblings during early adolescence and whether this process is moderated by sex, relationship quality, and zygosity. Based on 634 monozygotic ...
Can sports mitigate the effects of depression and aggression on peer rejection?
Sport, mental health, and peer rejection
This study examined whether sports participation moderates the longitudinal link of depressive and aggressive symptoms with increased peer rejection. The sample consisted of 291 adolescents (50.5% girls), assessed at ages ...
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 ...
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 ...
Does cortisol moderate the environmental association between peer victimization and depression symptoms? a genetically informed twin study
Many youths who are victimized by peers suffer from depression symptoms. However, not all bullying victims become depressed and individuals’ biological sensitivity may play an important moderating role in this regard. ...