Title and Publication Co-authors

No man is an island: Social resources, stress and mental health at mid-lifeBritish Journal of Psychiatry (

Sehmi, R., Maughan, B., Matthews, T., Arseneault, L. (online)

Exploration of NO2 and PM2.5 air pollution and mental health problems using high-resolution data in London-based children from a UK longitudinal cohort studyPsychiatry Research 272: 8-17 (doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.12.050)

Roberts, S., Arseneault, L., Barratt, B., Beevers, S., Danese, A., Odgers, C.L., Moffitt, T.E., Reuben, A., Kelly, F.J., Fisher, H.L. (2019)

The epidemiology of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder in a representative cohort of young peopleLancet Psychiatry ( 

Lewis, S.J., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Fisher, H.L., Matthews, T., Moffitt, T.E., Odgers, C.L., Stahl, D., Teng, J.Y., Danese, A. (online)

Maternal depression in the intergenerational transmission of childhood maltreatment and its sequelae: Testing postpartum effects in a longitudinal birth cohort. Development and Psychopathology 31:143-156 (

Choi, K.W., Houts, R., Pariante, C., Arseneault, L., Sikkema, K.J., Moffitt, T.E. (2019)

Residential neighborhood greenery and children’s cognitive development. Social Science and Medicine (

Reuben, A., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D.W., Caspi, A., Fisher, H.L., Houts, R.M., Moffitt T.E, Odgers, C. (online)

Loneliness and neighbourhood characteristics: A multi-informant, nationally-representative study of young adults. Psychological Science (

Matthews, T., Odgers, C.L., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Newbury, J.B., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L. (online)

Association of air pollution with psychotic experiences during adolescence. JAMA Psychiatry (doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0056)

Newbury, J.B., Arseneault, L., Beevers, S., Kitwiroon, N., Roberts, S., Pariante, C.M., Kelly, F., Fisher, H.L. (online)

Adolescents who self-harm and commit violent crime: Testing early-life predictors of dual harm in a longitudinal cohort study. American Journal of Psychiatry (

Richmond-Rakerd, L.S., Caspi, A., Arseneault, L., Baldwin, J.R., Danese, A., Houts, R.M., Matthews. T., Wertz, J., Moffitt, T.E. (online)

Longitudinal investigation of DNA methylation changes preceding adolescent psychotic experiences. Translational Psychiatry (doi:10.1038/s41398-019-0407-8)

Roberts, S., Suderman, M., Zammit, S., Watkins, S.H., Hannon, E., Mill, J., Relton, C., Arseneault, L., Wong, C.C.Y., Fisher, H.L. (online)

Adolescent victimization and self-injurious thoughts and behaviors: A genetically sensitive cohort study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (

Baldwin, J., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Moffit, T.E., Fisher, H.L., Odgers, C., Ambler, A., Houts, R., Matthews, T., Ougrin, D., Richmond-Rakerd, L., Takizawa, R., Danese, A. (online)

Protective factors for early psychotic phenomena among children of mothers with psychosis. Frontiers in Psychiatry (doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00750)

Riches, S., Arseneault, L., Bagher-Niakan, R., Alsultan, M., Crush, E., Fisher, H.L. (online)

Developmental contributions of schizophrenia risk alleles and childhood peer victimization to early-onset mental health trajectories. American Journal of Psychiatry, 176, 36–43(doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.18010075)

Riglin, L., Hammerton, G., Heron, J., Collishaw, S., Arseneault, L., Thapar, A.K., Maughan, B., O’Donovan, M.C., Thapar, A. (2019)

Epigenome-wide association study of ADHD symptoms in adults. Biological Psychiatry, 86, 599–607. (citations = 0) (

van Dongen, J., Zilhão, N.R., Sugden, K., BIOS consortium, Hannon, E.J., Mill, J., Caspi, A., Agnew-Blais, J., Arseneault, L., Corcoran, D.L., Moffitt, T.E., Poulton, R., Franke, B., Boomsma, D.I. (2019).

Title and Publication Co-authors
Characterizing genetic and environmental influences on variable DNA methylation using monozygotic and dizygotic twinsPLOS Genetics Hannon, E., Knox, O., Sugden, K., Burrage, J., Wong, C.C.Y., Belsky, D.W., Corcoran, D.L., Arseneault, L., Moffitt,T.E., Caspi, A., Mill, J. (online)
Genetic analysis of social-class mobility: Evidence from five longitudinal studies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America Belsky, D.W., Domingue, B.W., Wedow, R., Arseneault, L., Boardman, J.D., Caspi, A., Conley, D., Fletcher, J., Freese, J., Herd, P., Moffitt, T.E., Poulton, R., Sicinski, K., Wertz, J., Harris K.M. (online).
Girls get by with a little help from their friends: Gender differences in the protective effects of social support in relation to psychotic phenomena amongst poly-victimised adolescents. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology Crush, E., Arseneault, L., Fisher, H.L. (online)

Lonely young adults in modern Britain: findings from an epidemiological cohort studyPsychological Medicine

Matthews, T., Danese, A., Caspi, A., Fisher, H.L., Goldman-Mellor, S., Kepa, A., Moffitt, T.E., Odgers, C., Arseneault, L. (online)
Like father, like child: Early life family adversity and children's bullying behaviors in elementary school. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 46, 1481-1496 de Vries, E.E., Verlinden, M., Rijlaarsdam, J., Jaddoe, V.W.V., Verhulst, F.C., Arseneault, L., Tiemeier, H. (2018)
Adolescent victimization and early-adult psychopathology: Approaching causal inference using a longitudinal twin study. Clinical Psychological Science, 6, 352-371 Schaefer, J.D., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Houts, R., Sheridan, M.A., Wertz,J., Caspi A. (2018)
Protective factors for psychotic experiences amongst adolescents exposed to multiple forms of victimization. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 104, 32-38 Crush, E., Arseneault, L., Moffitt, T.E., Danese, A., Caspi, A., Jaffee, S.R., Matthews, T., Fisher, H.L. (2018)
Childhood maltreatment predicts poor economic and educational outcomes in the transition to adulthood. American Journal of Public Health, 108, 1142-1147 Jaffee, S.R., Ambler, A., Merrick, M., Goldman-Mellor, S., Odgers, C.L., Fisher, H.L., Danese, A., Arseneault, L. (2018)
Young adult mental health and functional outcomes among individuals with remitted, persistent and late-onset ADHD: Findings from an 18-year prospective cohort of twins. British Journal of Psychiatry, 213, 526-534 Agnew-Blais, J.C., Polanczyk, G.V., Danese, A., Wertz, J., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L. (2018)
Late-onset ADHD: Case closed or open question? Letter to the Editor. American Journal of Psychiatry, 175, 481-482 Agnew-Blais, J.C., Arseneault, L. (2018)
Long term economic impact associated with childhood bullying victimisation. Social Science and Medicine, 208, 134-141 Brimblecombe, N., Evans Lacko, S., Knapp, M. King, D., Takizawa, R., Maughan, B., Arseneault, L. (2018)
Analysis of DNA methylation in young people reveals limited evidence for an association between victimization stress and epigenetic variation in blood. American Journal of Psychiatry, 175, 517-529 Marzi, S.J., Sugden, K., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D.W., Burrage, L., Corcoran, D., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Hannon, E., Moffitt, T.E., Odgers, C.L., Pariante, C., Williams, B.S., Wong, C.C.Y., Mill, J., Caspi, A. (2018)
Associations between abuse/neglect and ADHD from childhood to young adulthood: A prospective nationally-representative twin study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 82, 274-285 Stern, A., Agnew-Blais, J.C, Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Jaffee, S.R., Matthews, T., Polanczyk, G., Arseneault L. (2018)
Protective factors for psychotic symptoms amongst poly-victimized children. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44, 691-700 Crush, E., Arseneault, L., Jaffee, S.R., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L. (2018)
Genetics and crime: Integrating new genomic discoveries into psychological research about antisocial behaviour. Psychological Science, 29, 791-803 Wertz, J., Caspi, A., Belsky, D.W., Beckley, A., Arseneault. L., Barnes, J., Corcoran, D., Hogan, D., Houts, R., Morgan, N., Odgers, C., Prinz, J., Sugden, K., Williams, B.S., Poulton, R., Moffitt, T.E. (2018)
The developmental nature of the victim-offender overlap. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 4, 24-49 Beckley, A.L., Caspi, A., Arsenault, L., Barnes, J.C. Fisher, H.L., Harrington, H., Houts, R., Morgan, N., Odgers, C.L., Wertz, J., Moffitt T.E. (2018)

Childhood trajectories of peer victimization and prediction of mental health outcomes in mid-adolescence: a longitudinal population-based study. Canadian Medical Association Journal

Geoffroy, M-C., Boivin, M., Arseneault, L., Turecki, G., Renaud, J., Michel, G., Salla, J., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Séguin, J.R., Tremblay, R.E., Côté, S. (2018)



Bullying and victimization in childhood: effects on mental health during adolescence. Podcast


Geoffroy, M-C., Renaud, J., Arseneault, L.


Associations between adolescent cannabis use and neuropsychological decline: A longitudinal co-twin control study. Addiction

Meier, M., Caspi, A., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Houts, R., Arseneault, L., Moffitt, T.E. (2018)


Accompanying Editorial:

Smoke and mirrors – are adolescent cannabis users vulnerable to cognitive impairment? Addiction, 113, 266-267


Mokrysz, C. & Freeman, T.P. (2018)


From childhood conduct disorder to adult poor functioning: Examining explanations in a longitudinal cohort study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Wertz, J., Agnew-Blais, J., Caspi, A., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Goldman-Mellor, S., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L.

Childhood victimization and inflammation in young adulthood: A genetically sensitive cohort study. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

Baldwin, J. R., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Fisher, H. L., Moffitt, T. E., Odgers, C. L., Pariante, C., Ambler, A., Dove, R., Kepa, A., Matthews, T., Menard, A., Sugden, K., Williams, B. Danese, A.

Cumulative effects of neighborhood social adversity and personal crime victimization on adolescent psychotic experiences. Schizophrenia Bulletin

Newbury, J., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., Odgers C.L., Fisher, H.L. (online)



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Measuring childhood maltreatment to predict early-adult psychopathology: Comparison of prospective informant-reports and retrospective self-reportsJournal of Psychiatric Research

Newbury, J., Arseneault, L., Moffitt, T.E., Caspi, A., Danese, A., Baldwin, J., Fisher, H.L

Research Review: The persistent and pervasive impact of being bullied during childhood and adolescence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Arseneault, L., (online)

Title and Publication Co-authors

Is low cognitive functioning a predictor or consequence of major depressive disorder? A test in two longitudinal birth cohorts. Development and Psychopathology

Schaefer, J.D., Scult, M.A., Caspi, A., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D.W., Hariri, A.R., Harrington, M., Houts, R., Ramrakha, S. Poulton, R., Moffitt, T.E. (online)

Childhood bullying victimisation is associated with use of mental health services over 5 decades: A longitudinal nationally-representative cohort study. Psychological Medicine

Evans-Lacko, S., Takizawa, R., Brimblecombe, N., King, D., Maughan, B., Knapp, M., Arseneault L. (2017)

The long-term impact of bullying victimization on mental health. World Psychiatry

Arseneault, L.



Cited in the 2017 MRC Mental Health Strategy


In the eye of the beholder: Perceptions of neighborhood adversity and psychotic experiences in adolescence. Development and Psychopathology

Newbury, J.B., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., Odgers, C.L., Baldwin, J.R., Zavos, H.M., Fisher, H.L. (2017)

Concurrent versus long-term impact of peer victimisation on mental health: A tale of vulnerability and resilienceJAMA Psychiatry

Singham, T., Viding, E., Arseneault, L., Ronald, A., Cecil, C.M., McCrory, E., Rijsdijk, F., Plomin, R., Pingault, J-B. (2017)

Buffering effects of safe, supportive, and nurturing relationships among women with childhood histories of maltreatment. Psychological Medicine

Jaffee, S.R., Takizawa, R., Arseneault, L.

Sleeping with one eye open: Loneliness and sleep quality in young adultsPsychological Medicine

Matthews, T., Danese, A., Gregory, A.M., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L.

The origins of cognitive deficits in victimized children: Implications for neuroscientists and clinicians. American Journal of Psychiatry

Danese, A., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L., Bleiberg, B.A., Dinardo, P.B., Gadelman, S.B., Houts, R., Ambler, A., Fisher, H.L., Poulton, R., Caspi, A.

Child vs Adult Onset of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder—ReplyJAMA Psychiatry

Arseneault, L., Agnew-Blais, J., Moffitt, T.E. (2017)

ADHD and sleep quality: Longitudinal analyses from childhood to early adulthood in a twin cohort. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Gregory, A.M., Agnew-Blais, J.C., Matthews, T., Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault, L. (2017)



Bullying and victimization in childhood: effects on mental health during adolescence Podcast

Title and Publication Co-authors

Why are children in urban neighbourhoods at increased risk for psychotic symptoms? Findings from a UK longitudinal cohort study. Schizophrenia Bulletin

Newbury, J., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., Odgers, C.L., & Fisher, H.L.

Childhood bullying victimization predicts overweight in young adulthood: A cohort studyPsychosomatic Medicine

Baldwin, J.R., Arseneault, L., Odgers, C., Belsky, D.W., Matthews, T., Ambler, A., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., & Danese, A.

Life-span studies of ADHD – Conceptual challenges and predictors of persistence and outcome. Current Psychiatry Reports

Caye, A., Swanson, J., Thapar, A., Sibley, M., Arseneault, L., Hechtman, L., Arnold, L.E., Niclasen, J., Moffitt, T.E., & Rohde, L.A.

Evaluation of the persistence, remission, and emergence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder in young adulthoodJAMA Psychiatry

Agnew-Blais, J.C, Polanczyk, G., Danese, A., Wertz, J., Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault L.



  • International press coverage included the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, and Reuters.
  • This paper was awarded a Janice Sinson Research Award from the UK Mental Health Foundation.

Parental monitoring and knowledge: Testing bidirectional associations with youths’ antisocial behaviorDevelopment and Psychopathology

Wertz, J., Nottingham, K., Agnew-Blais, J., Matthews, T., Pariante, C.M., Moffitt, T.E., Arseneault, L.

Social isolation, loneliness and depression in young adulthood: A behavioural genetic analysisSocial Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

Matthews, T., Danese, A., Wertz, J., Odgers, C., Ambler, A., Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault L.

Etiology of pervasive versus situational antisocial behaviors: A multi-informant longitudinal cohort study. Child Development

Wertz, J., Zavos, H.M.S., Matthews, T., Gray, R., Best-Lane, J., Pariante, C.M., Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault, L.

Methylomic analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for childhood psychotic symptomsEpigenetics

Fisher, H.L., Murphy, T.M., Arseneault, L., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E., Viana, J., Hannon, E., Pidsley, R., Burrage, J., Dempster, E.L., Wong, C.C.Y., Pariante, C.M., Mill, J.

Committed to work but vulnerable: Self-perceptions and mental health in NEET 18-year-olds from a contemporary British cohort. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Goldman-Mellor, S., Caspi, A., Arseneault, L., Ajala, N., Ambler, A., Danese, A., Fisher, H.L., Hucker, A., Odgers, C., Williams, T., Wong, C.C.Y., Moffitt, T.E.

Associations between peer victimization and suicidal ideation and suicide attempt during adolescence : Results from a prospective population-based cohortJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Geoffroy, M-C., Boivin, M., Arseneault, L., Turecki, G., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Renaud, J., Séguin, J.R., Tremblay, R.E., Côté, S.

Persistence, remission and emergence of ADHD in young adulthood: Results from a longitudinal, prospective population-based cohort. JAMA Psychiatry, 73, 713-720

Agnew-Blais, J.C, Polanczyk, G., Danese, A., Wertz, J., Moffitt, T.E., & Arseneault L.



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