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

Goldman-Mellor, Sidra, et al. “Mental health antecedents of early midlife insomnia: evidence from a four-decade longitudinal study.Sleep, vol. 37, no. 11, Nov. 2014, pp. 1767–75. Epmc, doi:10.5665/sleep.4168. Full Text

Shalev, Idan, et al. “Perinatal complications and aging indicators by midlife.Pediatrics, vol. 134, no. 5, Nov. 2014, pp. e1315–23. Pubmed, doi:10.1542/peds.2014-1669. Full Text

Shalev, I., et al. “Internalizing disorders and leukocyte telomere erosion: a prospective study of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 19, no. 11, Nov. 2014, pp. 1163–70. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2013.183. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Is chronic asthma associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length at midlife?American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 190, no. 4, Aug. 2014, pp. 384–91. Epmc, doi:10.1164/rccm.201402-0370OC. Full Text Open Access Copy

Moffitt, Terrie E., and Avshalom Caspi. “Bias in a protocol for a meta-analysis of 5-HTTLPR, stress, and depression.Bmc Psychiatry, vol. 14, June 2014, p. 179. Epmc, doi:10.1186/1471-244X-14-179. Full Text

Israel, Salomon, et al. “Translating personality psychology to help personalize preventive medicine for young adult patients.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 106, no. 3, Mar. 2014, pp. 484–98. Epmc, doi:10.1037/a0035687. Full Text

Meier, Madeline H., et al. “Response to Bora.The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 171, no. 3, Mar. 2014, pp. 369–70. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.13091283r. Full Text

Caspi, Avshalom, et al. “The p Factor: One General Psychopathology Factor in the Structure of Psychiatric Disorders?Clinical Psychological Science : A Journal of the Association for Psychological Science, vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 2014, pp. 119–37. Epmc, doi:10.1177/2167702613497473. Full Text

Goldman-Mellor, Sidra J., et al. “Suicide attempt in young people: a signal for long-term health care and social needs.Jama Psychiatry, vol. 71, no. 2, Feb. 2014, pp. 119–27. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2803. Full Text