Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz 1981


Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Bowes, Lucy, et al. “Families promote emotional and behavioural resilience to bullying: evidence of an environmental effect..” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, vol. 51, no. 7, July 2010, pp. 809–17. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02216.x. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E., et al. “How common are common mental disorders? Evidence that lifetime prevalence rates are doubled by prospective versus retrospective ascertainment..” Psychological Medicine, vol. 40, no. 6, June 2010, pp. 899–909. Epmc, doi:10.1017/S0033291709991036. Full Text Open Access Copy

Melchior, M., et al. “In reply.” Pediatrics, vol. 125, no. 5, May 2010. Scopus, doi:10.1542/peds.2010-0808a. Full Text

Caspi, Avshalom, et al. “Genetic sensitivity to the environment: the case of the serotonin transporter gene and its implications for studying complex diseases and traits..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 167, no. 5, May 2010, pp. 509–27. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.09101452. Full Text

Polanczyk, Guilherme, et al. “Etiological and clinical features of childhood psychotic symptoms: results from a birth cohort..” Arch Gen Psychiatry, vol. 67, no. 4, Apr. 2010, pp. 328–38. Pubmed, doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.14. Full Text

Polanczyk, Guilherme, et al. “Implications of extending the ADHD age-of-onset criterion to age 12: results from a prospectively studied birth cohort..” J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, vol. 49, no. 3, Mar. 2010, pp. 210–16.

Reichenberg, Abraham, et al. “Static and dynamic cognitive deficits in childhood preceding adult schizophrenia: a 30-year study..” Am J Psychiatry, vol. 167, no. 2, Feb. 2010, pp. 160–69. Pubmed, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09040574. Full Text

Kaufman, Joan, et al. “Arguable assumptions, debatable conclusions..” Biological Psychiatry, vol. 67, no. 4, Feb. 2010, pp. e19–20. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.07.041. Full Text

Polanczyk, G., et al. “Childhood psychotic symptoms share etiological and clinical features with adult schizophrenia: Results from a representative birth cohort..” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 67, 2010, pp. 228–328.

Hancox, R. J., et al. “Differential effects of cannabis and tobacco smoking on lung function: A population-based study..” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 35, 2010, pp. 42–47.