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

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

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

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 (January 1, 2014): 244-255. Full Text

Meier, MH, Caspi, A, Reichenberg, A, Keefe, RSE, Fisher, HL, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Neuropsychological decline in schizophrenia from the premorbid to the postonset period: evidence from a population-representative longitudinal study." The American Journal of Psychiatry 171.1 (January 2014): 91-101. Full Text

Meier, MH, Shalev, I, Moffitt, TE, Kapur, S, Keefe, RSE, Wong, TY, Belsky, DW, Harrington, H, Hogan, S, Houts, R, Caspi, A, and Poulton, R. "Microvascular abnormality in schizophrenia as shown by retinal imaging." The American Journal of Psychiatry 170.12 (December 2013): 1451-1459. Full Text

Moffitt, TE, and Klaus-Grawe 2012 Think Tank, . "Childhood exposure to violence and lifelong health: clinical intervention science and stress-biology research join forces." Development and Psychopathology 25.4 Pt 2 (November 2013): 1619-1634. (Review) Full Text