Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

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

Goldman-Mellor, S, Gregory, AM, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Parsons, M, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Mental health antecedents of early midlife insomnia: evidence from a four-decade longitudinal study." Sleep 37.11 (November 2014): 1767-1775. Full Text

Shalev, I, Caspi, A, Ambler, A, Belsky, DW, Chapple, S, Cohen, HJ, Israel, S, Poulton, R, Ramrakha, S, Rivera, CD, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Wolke, D, and Moffitt, TE. "Perinatal complications and aging indicators by midlife." Pediatrics 134.5 (November 2014): e1315-e1323. Full Text

Goldman-Mellor, S, Gregory, AM, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Parsons, M, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Mental Health Antecedents of Early Midlife Insomnia: Evidence from a Four-Decade Longitudinal Study." Sleep (October 2014).

Belsky, DW, Shalev, I, Sears, MR, Hancox, RJ, Lee Harrington, H, Houts, R, Moffitt, TE, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "Is chronic asthma associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length at midlife?." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 190.4 (August 2014): 384-391. Full Text Open Access Copy

Moffitt, TE, and Caspi, A. "Bias in a protocol for a meta-analysis of 5-HTTLPR, stress, and depression." Bmc Psychiatry 14 (June 17, 2014): 179-null. (Letter) Full Text

Bleidorn, W, Kandler, C, and Caspi, A. "The Behavioural Genetics of Personality Development in Adulthood-Classic, Contemporary, and Future Trends." European Journal of Personality 28.3 (May 2014): 244-255. Full Text

Israel, S, Moffitt, TE, Belsky, DW, Hancox, RJ, Poulton, R, Roberts, B, Thomson, WM, and Caspi, A. "Translating personality psychology to help personalize preventive medicine for young adult patients." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 106.3 (March 2014): 484-498. Full Text

Meier, MH, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, and Poulton, R. "Response to Bora." The American Journal of Psychiatry 171.3 (March 2014): 369-370. (Letter) Full Text

Caspi, A, Houts, RM, Belsky, DW, Goldman-Mellor, SJ, Harrington, H, Israel, S, Meier, MH, Ramrakha, S, Shalev, I, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "The p Factor: One General Psychopathology Factor in the Structure of Psychiatric Disorders?." Clinical Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association for Psychological Science 2.2 (March 2014): 119-137. Full Text

Goldman-Mellor, SJ, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Hogan, S, Nada-Raja, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Suicide attempt in young people: a signal for long-term health care and social needs." Jama Psychiatry 71.2 (February 2014): 119-127. Full Text