Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California 1984

  • M.A., University of Southern California 1981

  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1977


Developmental psychopathology, longitudinal cohorts, aging, neuropsychology, antisocial

Erskine, HE, Baxter, AJ, Patton, G, Moffitt, TE, Patel, V, Whiteford, HA, and Scott, JG. "The global coverage of prevalence data for mental disorders in children and adolescents." Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences 26.4 (August 2017): 395-402. Full Text

Belsky, DW, Caspi, A, Cohen, HJ, Kraus, WE, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Impact of early personal-history characteristics on the Pace of Aging: implications for clinical trials of therapies to slow aging and extend healthspan." Aging cell 16.4 (August 2017): 644-651. Full Text

Suppli, NP, Bukh, JD, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, Johansen, C, Tjønneland, A, Kessing, LV, and Dalton, SO. "Genetic variants in 5-HTTLPR, BDNF, HTR1A, COMT, and FKBP5 and risk for treated depression after cancer diagnosis." Depression and anxiety (June 7, 2017). Full Text

Kotov, R, Krueger, RF, Watson, D, Achenbach, TM, Althoff, RR, Bagby, RM, Brown, TA, Carpenter, WT, Caspi, A, Clark, LA, Eaton, NR, Forbes, MK, Forbush, KT, Goldberg, D, Hasin, D, Hyman, SE, Ivanova, MY, Lynam, DR, Markon, K, Miller, JD, Moffitt, TE, Morey, LC, Mullins-Sweatt, SN, Ormel, J, Patrick, CJ, Regier, DA, Rescorla, L, Ruggero, CJ, Samuel, DB, Sellbom, M, Simms, LJ, Skodol, AE, Slade, T, South, SC, Tackett, JL, Waldman, ID, Waszczuk, MA, Widiger, TA, Wright, AGC, and Zimmerman, M. "The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A dimensional alternative to traditional nosologies." Journal of abnormal psychology 126.4 (May 2017): 454-477. Full Text

Romer, AL, Knodt, AR, Houts, R, Brigidi, BD, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, and Hariri, AR. "Structural alterations within cerebellar circuitry are associated with general liability for common mental disorders." Molecular psychiatry (April 11, 2017). Full Text

Danese, A, Moffitt, TE, Arseneault, L, Bleiberg, BA, Dinardo, PB, Gandelman, SB, Houts, R, Ambler, A, Fisher, HL, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "The Origins of Cognitive Deficits in Victimized Children: Implications for Neuroscientists and Clinicians." The American journal of psychiatry 174.4 (April 2017): 349-361. Full Text

Arseneault, L, Agnew-Blais, J, and Moffitt, TE. "Child vs Adult Onset of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder-Reply." JAMA psychiatry 74.4 (April 2017): 422-423. Full Text

Reuben, A, Caspi, A, Belsky, DW, Broadbent, J, Harrington, H, Sugden, K, Houts, RM, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Association of Childhood Blood Lead Levels With Cognitive Function and Socioeconomic Status at Age 38 Years and With IQ Change and Socioeconomic Mobility Between Childhood and Adulthood." JAMA 317.12 (March 2017): 1244-1251. Full Text

Gregory, AM, Agnew-Blais, JC, Matthews, T, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "ADHD and Sleep Quality: Longitudinal Analyses From Childhood to Early Adulthood in a Twin Cohort." Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53 46.2 (March 2017): 284-294. Full Text

Moffitt, TE, Belsky, DW, Danese, A, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "The Longitudinal Study of Aging in Human Young Adults: Knowledge Gaps and Research Agenda." The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 72.2 (February 2017): 210-215. Full Text


Moffitt, TE. "Self-Control, Then and Now." The Future of Criminology. September 20, 2012. Full Text

Piquero, AR, and Moffitt, TE. "Life-course persistent offending." Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice: Second Edition. July 12, 2010. 201-222. Full Text

Moffitt, TE. "Life-Course-Persistent versus Adolescence-Limited Antisocial Behavior." Developmental Psychopathology: Second Edition. January 1, 2006. 570-598. Full Text

Midlife Pace of Aging in the Dunedin Study awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2021

Behavioral and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2020

Aging in 1000 healthy young adults: the Dunedin Study awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2020

Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2020

Neuropsychological and genomic signatures of violence exposure in childhood awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2018

Generating new knowledge to support reversibility interventions awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

A Compute Cluster for Brain Imaging and Analysis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Minor User). 2016 to 2017

KCL funds for reversibility project awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016

Behavior And Physiology In Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1999 to 2015

Social Inequality and Children's Mental Health awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2009 to 2014


Predict My Future. Creator. http://www.moffittcaspi.com/content/science-us (2015)


Predict My Future: What makes us who we really are? In collaboration with Razorfilms New Zealand. This is a 4-part documentary feature film supported by TVNZ. This film series has been bought for distribution by BBC Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, N Korea, Palua, Philippines, Singapore, S Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, & Vietnam. This film series has been bought for distribution by Discovery Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Qantas Airlines.