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

Odgers, Candice L., et al. “The protective effects of neighborhood collective efficacy on British children growing up in deprivation: a developmental analysis..” Developmental Psychology, vol. 45, no. 4, July 2009, pp. 942–57. Epmc, doi:10.1037/a0016162. Full Text

Milne, Barry J., et al. “Predictive value of family history on severity of illness: the case for depression, anxiety, alcohol dependence, and drug dependence..” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 66, no. 7, July 2009, pp. 738–47. Epmc, doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2009.55. Full Text

Bowes, Lucy, et al. “School, neighborhood, and family factors are associated with children's bullying involvement: a nationally representative longitudinal study..” Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 48, no. 5, May 2009, pp. 545–53. Epmc, doi:10.1097/CHI.0b013e31819cb017. Full Text

Kim-Cohen, Julia, et al. “Five-year predictive validity of DSM-IV conduct disorder research diagnosis in 4(1/2)-5-year-old children..” European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 5, May 2009, pp. 284–91. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00787-008-0729-1. Full Text

Gregory, Alice M., et al. “Sleep problems in childhood predict neuropsychological functioning in adolescence..” Pediatrics, vol. 123, no. 4, Apr. 2009, pp. 1171–76. Epmc, doi:10.1542/peds.2008-0825. Full Text

Gregory, Alice M., et al. “Links between anxiety and allergies: psychobiological reality or possible methodological bias?.” Journal of Personality, vol. 77, no. 2, Apr. 2009, pp. 347–62. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2008.00550.x. Full Text

Fullana, Miguel A., et al. “Obsessions and compulsions in the community: prevalence, interference, help-seeking, developmental stability, and co-occurring psychiatric conditions..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 166, no. 3, Mar. 2009, pp. 329–36. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.08071006. Full Text

Caspi, A., and R. Shiner. Temperament and Personality. Feb. 2009, pp. 182–98. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9781444300895.ch14. Full Text

Milne, B. J., et al. “The validity of the family history screen for assessing family history of mental disorders..” American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics : The Official Publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, vol. 150B, no. 1, Jan. 2009, pp. 41–49. Epmc, doi:10.1002/ajmg.b.30764. Full Text

Koenen, Karestan C., et al. “Childhood IQ and adult mental disorders: a test of the cognitive reserve hypothesis..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 166, no. 1, Jan. 2009, pp. 50–57. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.08030343. Full Text