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Terrie E. Moffitt, Nannerl O. Keohane University Distinguished Professor

Terrie E. Moffitt
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Ph.D.University of Southern California1984
Postdoctoral FellowshipNeuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA Medical School1984
M.A.University of Southern California1981
B.A.University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill1977

Clinical Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Research Interests: developmental psychopathology, behavioral genetics, mental health epidemiology


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Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

    Postdocs Mentored

    • Daniel Belsky (2012/12-present)
    • Salomon Israel (2012/12-present)
    • Sidra Goldman-Mellor (2012/12-present)
    • Michael Pluess (2012/12-present)
    • Helen Fisher (2011/12-present)
    • Argyris Stringaris (2011/12-present)
    • Idan Shalev (2011/12-present)
    • Madeline Meier (2010 - 2012)
    • Guilherme Polanczyk (2008 - 2010)
    • Karen Sugden (2011)
    • Maria Melchior (2006 - 2007)
    • Candice Odgers (2005 - 2007)
    • Alice Gregory (2005 - 2006)
    • Kali Trzesniewski (2003 - 2005)
    • Jon Mill (2003 - 2004)
    • Julia Kim-Cohen (2002 - 2005)
    • Sara Jaffee (2001 - 2003)
    • Louise Arseneault (1998 - 2001)
    • Richard Miech (1997)
    • Brad E. Wright (1996 - 1998)
    • Lynn Magdol (1995 - 1996)
    • Denise Newman (1995 - 1996)
    Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

    1. Arseneault, L; Cannon, M; Fisher, HL; Polanczyk, G; Moffitt, TE; Caspi, A (2011). Childhood trauma and children's emerging psychotic symptoms: A genetically sensitive longitudinal cohort study.. The American journal of psychiatry, 168(1), 65-72. [20952460], [doi]  [abs]
    2. Belsky, DW; Caspi, A; Arseneault, L; Bleidorn, W; Fonagy, P; Goodman, M; Houts, R; Moffitt, TE (2012). Etiological features of borderline personality related characteristics in a birth cohort of 12-year-old children.. Development and psychopathology, 24(1), 251-265. [22293008], [doi]  [abs]
    3. Bowes, L., Maughan, B., Ball, H., Shakoor, S., Ouellet-Morin, I., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault, L. (May, 2013). Chronic bullying victimization across school transitions: The role of genetic and environmental influences. Development and Psychopathology, 25(2), 333-346. [23627948], [doi]  [abs]
    4. Danese, A; Caspi, A; Williams, B; Ambler, A; Sugden, K; Mika, J; Werts, H; Freeman, J; Pariante, CM; Moffitt, TE; Arseneault, L (2011). Biological embedding of stress through inflammation processes in childhood.. Molecular psychiatry, 16(3), 244-246. [20157309], [doi]
    5. Fontaine, NMG; McCrory, EJP; Boivin, M; Moffitt, TE; Viding, E (2011). Predictors and outcomes of joint trajectories of callous-unemotional traits and conduct problems in childhood.. Journal of abnormal psychology, 120(3), 730-742. [doi]  [abs]
    6. Gregory, AM; Moffitt, TE; Ambler, A; Arseneault, L; Houts, RM; Caspi, A (2012). Maternal insomnia and children's family socialization environments.. Sleep, 35(4), 579-582. [22467996], [doi]  [abs]
    7. Grisham, JR; Fullana, MA; Mataix Cols, D; Moffitt, TE; Caspi, A; Poulton, R (2011). Childhood risk factors associated with adult obsessive-compulsive symptoms and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychological Medicine.
    8. Lynam, DR; Charnigo, R; Moffitt, TE; Raine, A; Loeber, R; Stouthamer-Loeber, M (2009). The stability of psychopathy across adolescence.. Development and psychopathology, 21(4), 1133-1153. [doi]  [abs]
    9. Moffitt, TE; Arseneault, L; Belsky, D; Dickson, N; Hancox, RJ; Harrington, H; Houts, R; Poulton, R; Roberts, BW; Ross, S; Sears, MR; Thomson, WM; Caspi, A (2011). A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(7), 2693-2698. [21262822], [doi]  [abs]
    10. Ouellet-Morin, I., Danese, A., Bowes, L., Shakoor, S., Ambler, A., Pariante, C., Papadopoulos, A., Caspi, A Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault, L. (2011). A discordant MZ twin design shows blunted cortisol reactivity among bullied children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50, 574-582.
    11. Ouellet-Morin, I; Odgers, CL; Danese, A; Bowes, L; Shakoor, S; Papadopoulos, AS; Caspi, A; Moffitt, TE; Arseneault, L (2011). Blunted cortisol responses to stress signal social and behavioral problems among maltreated/bullied 12-year-old children.. Biological psychiatry, 70(11), 1016-1023. [21839988], [doi]  [abs]
    12. Shakoor, S; Jaffee, SR; Bowes, L; Ouellet-Morin, I; Andreou, P; Happé, F; Moffitt, TE; Arseneault, L (2012). A prospective longitudinal study of children's theory of mind and adolescent involvement in bullying.. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, 53(3), 254-261. [doi]  [abs]
    13. Shakoor, S; Jaffee, SR; Andreou, P; Bowes, L; Ambler, AP; Caspi, A; Moffitt, TE; Arseneault, L (2011). Mothers and children as informants of bullying victimization: results from an epidemiological cohort of children.. Journal of abnormal child psychology, 39(3), 379-387. [20938734], [doi]  [abs]
    14. Shearer, DM; Thomson, WM; Caspi, A; Moffitt, TE; Poulton, R (2011). Family history and oral health: findings from the Dunedin Family History Study. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.
    15. Shearer, DM; Thomson, WM; Caspi, A; Moffitt, TE; Broadbent, JM; Poulton, R (2011). Inter-generational continuity in periodontal health: findings from the Dunedin family history study.. Journal of clinical periodontology, 38(4), 301-309. [21281332], [doi]  [abs]
    16. Slutske, W; Moffitt, TE; Poulton, R; Caspi, A (2012). Under-controlled child temperament predicts adult problem gambling. Psychological Science, 23(5), 510-516. [22457426], [doi]  [abs]
    17. Thomson, WM; Caspi, A; Poulton, R; Moffitt, TE; Broadbent, JM (2011). Personality and oral health.. European journal of oral sciences, 119(5), 366-372. [21896053], [doi]  [abs]
    18. Uher, R; Caspi, A; Houts, R; Sugden, K; Williams, B; Poulton, R; Moffitt, TE (2011). Serotonin transporter gene moderates childhood maltreatment's effects on persistent but not single-episode depression: replications and implications for resolving inconsistent results.. Journal of affective disorders, 135(1-3), 56-65. [21439648], [doi]  [abs]
    19. Zimmermann, P; Brückl, T; Nocon, A; Pfister, H; Binder, EB; Uhr, M; Lieb, R; Moffitt, TE; Caspi, A; Holsboer, F; Ising, M (2011). Interaction of FKBP5 gene variants and adverse life events in predicting depression onset: results from a 10-year prospective community study.. The American journal of psychiatry, 168(10), 1107-1116. [21865530], [doi]  [abs]

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