Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Distinguished 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

Danese, Andrea, et al. “Adverse childhood experiences and adult risk factors for age-related disease: depression, inflammation, and clustering of metabolic risk markers.Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, vol. 163, no. 12, Dec. 2009, pp. 1135–43. Epmc, doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2009.214. Full Text

Hancox, Robert J., et al. “Accelerated decline in lung function in cigarette smokers is associated with TP53/MDM2 polymorphisms.Human Genetics, vol. 126, no. 4, Oct. 2009, pp. 559–65. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00439-009-0704-z. Full Text

Melchior, Maria, et al. “Mental health context of food insecurity: a representative cohort of families with young children.Pediatrics, vol. 124, no. 4, Oct. 2009, pp. e564–72. Epmc, doi:10.1542/peds.2009-0583. Full Text

Polanczyk, Guilherme, et al. “Protective effect of CRHR1 gene variants on the development of adult depression following childhood maltreatment: replication and extension.Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 66, no. 9, Sept. 2009, pp. 978–85. Epmc, doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2009.114. Full Text

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