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Publications

Below is a representative list of our publications under several categories with links to the papers. Click "View publications" to expand the list under each category. Then, click the manuscript title hyperlink to view and/or download an electronic version of the paper from the journal website. If you unable to access a paper, please email Dr. D'Onofrio.

Importance of Using Quasi-Experimental Designs

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  1. D’Onofrio, B.M., Lahey, B.B., Turkheimer, E., & Lichtenstein, P. (2013). The critical need for family-based, quasi-experimental research in integrating genetic and social science research. American Journal of Public Health, 103, S46-S55. PMCID: PMC3778076
  2. D’Onofrio, B.M. & Lahey, B.B. (2010). Biosocial influences on the family: A decade review. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72, 762-782. PMCID: PMC3760735
  3. Lahey, B.B. & D’Onofrio, B.M. (2010). All in the family: Comparing siblings to test causal hypotheses regarding environmental influences on behavior. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 319-323. PMCID: PMC3643791
  4. D’Onofrio, B.M. (2009). The Need for More Quasi-Experimental Studies of Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy: Commentary on Gray, Mukherjee, and Rutter. Addiction, 104, 1278-1279.
  5. Lahey, B. B., D’Onofrio, B. M., & Waldman, I. D. (2009). Using epidemiologic methods to test hypotheses regarding causal influences on child and adolescent mental disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 53-62. PMCID: PMC2819309

Paternal Age at Childbearing

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  1. D’Onofrio, B.M. & Lichtenstein, P. (2014). The age gauge: Older fathers having children. Cerebrum: The Dana Forum on Brain Science, 1-14.
  2. D’Onofrio, B.M., Rickert, M.E., Frans, E., Kuja-Halkola, R., Almqvist, C., Sjölander, A., Larsson, H., Lichtenstein, P. (2014). Paternal age at childbearing and offspring psychiatric and academic morbidity. JAMA Psychiatry, 71, 431-438. PMCID: In progress. NIHMSID: 539750

    ( Author appendix, PDF )

    ( Point estimates for Figure 1, PDF )

    ( Frequencies of Paternal and Maternal Ages, PDF )

  3. Kuja-Halkola, R., Pawitan, Y., D'Onofrio, B.M., Langstrom, N., Lichtenstein, P. (2012). Advancing paternal age and offspring violent offending: A sibling-comparison study. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 739-753. PMCID: PMC3662004

Maternal Smoking and Alcohol Use during Pregnancy

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  1. Ellingson, J.M., Goodnight, J.A., Van Hulle, C.A., Waldman, I.D., D’Onofrio, B.M. (in press). A sibling-comparison study of smoking during pregnancy and childhood psychological traits. Behavior Genetics. PMCID: In progress. NIHMSID: 527576
  2. Skoglund, C., Chen, Q., D’Onofrio, B.M., Lichtenstein, P., Larsson, H. (in press). Familial confounding of the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and ADHD in offspring. PMCID: In progress. NIHMS493148
  3. D’Onofrio, B.M., Lahey, B.B., Turkheimer, E., & Lichtenstein, P. (2013). The critical need for family-based, quasi-experimental research in integrating genetic and social science research. American Journal of Public Health, 103, S46-S55. PMCID: PMC3778076
  4. D’Onofrio, B.M., Rickert, M.E., Långström, N., Donahue, K.L., Coyne, C.A., Larsson, H., Ellingson, J.M., Van Hulle, C.A., Iliadou, A.N., Rathouz, P.J., Lahey, B.B., Lichtenstein, P. (2012). Familial confounding of the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and ADHD in offspring. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69, 1140-1150. PMCID: PMC3622274
  5. D’Onofrio, B.M., Van Hulle, C.A., Rathouz, P.J., Lahey, B.B. (2012). Is maternal smoking during pregnancy a causal environmental risk factor for adolescent antisocial behavior? Testing etiological theories and assumptions. Psychological Medicine, 42, 1535–1545. PMCID: PMC3605718
  6. Ellingston, J.M., Rickert, M.E., Lichtenstein, P., Långström, N., D’Onofrio, B.M. (2012). Disentangling the relationships between maternal smoking during pregnancy and co-occurring risk factors. Psychological Medicine, 42, 1547–1557. PMCID: PMC3657742
  7. Högberg, L., Cnattingius, S., Lundholm, C., D'Onofrio, B.M., Långström, N., Iliadou, A.N. (2012). Effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on offspring blood pressure in late adolescence. Journal of Hypertension, 30, 693-699. PMCID: PMC3664185
  8. D’Onofrio, B.M., Singh, A.L., Illiadou, A., Lambe, M., Hultman, C.M., Grann, M., Neiderhiser, J.M., Langstrom, N., Lichtenstein, P. (2010). Familial confounding of the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring criminality: A population-based study in Sweden. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67, 529-538. PMCID: PMC3644552
  9. D’Onofrio, B.M., Singh, A.L., Illiadou, A., Lambe, M., Neiderhiser, J.M., Langstrom, N., Lichtenstein, P., (2010). A quasi-experimental study of maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring academic achievement. Child Development, 81, 80-100. PMCID: PMC3656473
  10. Kuja-Halkola, R., D’Onofrio, B.M., Illiadou, A., Pawitan, Y., Langstrom, N., Lichtenstein, P. (2010). Prenatal smoking exposure and stress coping in late adolescence: No causal link. International Journal of Epidemiology, 39, 1531-1540. PMCID: PMC3031341
  11. Lundberg, F., Cnattingius, S., D’Onofrio, B., Altman, D., Lambe, M., Hultman, C., Iliadou, A. (2010). Maternal smoking during pregnancy and intellectual performance in young adult Swedish male offspring. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 24, 79-87. PMCID: PMC3653250
  12. D’Onofrio, B.M., Van Hulle, C.A., Waldman, I.D., Rodgers, J.L., Harden, K.P., Rathouz, P.J., Lahey, B.B. (2008). Smoking during pregnancy and offspring externalizing problems: An exploration of genetic and environmental confounds Development and Psychopathology, 20, 139-164. PMCID: PMC3737574
  13. D’Onofrio, B.M., Van Hulle, C.A., Waldman, I.D., Rodgers, J.L., Rathouz, P.J., Lahey, B.B. (2007). Causal inferences regarding prenatal alcohol exposure and childhood externalizing problems. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64, 1296-1304.

Pregnancy-Related Risks (e.g., stress during pregnancy, preterm birth, low birth weight, pre-pregnancy obesity, etc.)

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  1. Chen, Q., Sjolander, A., Langstrom, N., Rodriguez, A., Serlachius, E., D’Onofrio, B.M., Lichtenstein, P., Larsson, H. (in press). Maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and offspring Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A population based cohort study using a sibling-comparison design. International Journal of Epidemiology. PMCID: PMC Journal in progress
  2. Class, Q. A., Abel, K. M., Khashan, A. S., Rickert, M. E., Dalman, C., Larsson, H., Hultman, C. M., Långström, N., Lichtenstein, P., and D’Onofrio, B. M. (in press). Offspring psychopathology following preconception, prenatal, and postnatal maternal bereavement stress. PMCID: PMC3766407
  3. Class, Q.A., Rickert, M.E., Lichtenstein, P., D’Onofrio, B.M. (in press). Birth weight, physical morbidity, and mortality: A population-based sibling-comparison study. American Journal of Epidemiology. PMCID: PMCID journal - In Progress.
  4. Class, Q. A., Khashan, A. S., Lichtenstein, P., Långström, N., & D’Onofrio, B. M. (2013). Maternal stress and infant mortality: The importance of the preconception period. Psychological Science, 24, 1309-1316. PMCID: PMC3713176.
  5. D’Onofrio, B.M., Class, Q.A., Rickert, M.E., Larsson, H., Långström, N., Lichtenstein, P. (2013). Preterm birth and mortality and morbidity: A population-based quasi-experimental study. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 1231-1240. PMCID: In Progress
  6. Class, Q.A., Langstrom, N., Lichtenstein, P., D’Onofrio, B.M. (2011). Timing of prenatal maternal exposure to severe life events and adverse pregnancy outcomes: A population study of 2.6 million pregnancies. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73, 234-241. PMCID: PMC3070756

Risks and Benefits of ADHD Medication

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  1. Chang, Z., Lichtenstein, P., D’Onofrio, B.M., Sjölander, A., Larsson, H. (in press). Serious transportation accidents in adults with ADHD and the effect of medication: A total population study. JAMA Psychiatry. JAMA Psychiatry. PMCID: In Progress.
  2. Chang, Z., Lichtenstein, P., Halldner, L., D’Onofrio, B., Serlachius, E., Fazel, S., Langstrom, N., Larsson, H. (in press). Stimulant ADHD Medication and risk for substance abuse. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. PMCID: In Progress. NIHMSID: 527578

Teenage Childbearing and Risky Sexual Behavior

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  1. Coyne, C.A., Fontaine, N.M.G., Långström, N., Lichtenstein, P., & D’Onofrio, B.M. (2013). Teenage childbirth and young adult criminal convictions: A quasi-experimental study of criminal outcomes for teenage mothers. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 318-323. PMCID: PMC3769799
  2. Coyne, C. A., Långström, N., Rickert, M.E., Lichtenstein, P. & D’Onofrio, B.M., (2013). Maternal age at first birth and offspring criminality: Using the children-of-twins design to test causal hypotheses. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 17-35. PMCID: PMC3671761
  3. Coyne, C. A., Rickert, M., Långström, N., Lichtenstein, P. & D’Onofrio, B.M., (2013). Association between teenage motherhood and offspring criminal risk: National cohort study over 30 years. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 679-689. PMCID: PMC3657321
  4. Donahue, K.L., D’Onofrio, B.M., Lichtenstein, P., & Långström, N. (2013). Why does early sexual intercourse predict subsequent maladjustment? Exploring potential familial confounds. Health Psychology, 32, 180–189. PMCID: PMC3664184
  5. Donahue, K.L., D’Onofrio, B.M., Lichtenstein, P., & Långström, N. (2013). Testing putative causal associations for early intercourse in the Study of Twin Adults: Genes and Environment (STAGE). Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 35-44. PMCID: PMC3473173
  6. Donahue, K.L., Lichtenstein, P., Lundström, S., Anckarsäter, H., Hellner Gumpert, C., Långström, N., & D’Onofrio, B.M. (2013). Childhood behavior problems and adolescent sexual risk behavior: Familial confounding in the Children and Adolescent Twin Study in Sweden (CATSS). Journal of Adolescent Health, 52, 606-612. PMCID: PMC3633662
  7. Coyne, C.A. & D'Onofrio, B.M. (2012). Some (but not much) progress toward understanding teenage childbearing: A review of research in the past 10 years. Development and Behavior, 42, 113-152. PMCID: PMC3654402
  8. D’Onofrio, B.M., Goodnight, J., Van Hulle, C.A., Waldman, I.D., Rodgers, J.L., Rathouz, P.J., Lahey, B.B. (2009). Maternal age at childbirth and offspring disruptive behaviors: Testing the causal hypothesis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 1018-1028. PMCID: PMC2933111

Family Processes (e.g., parental divorce, family conflict, parental psychopathology, family income, etc.)

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  1. Larsson, H., Sariaslan, A., Långström, N., D’Onofrio, B., Lichtenstein, P. (in press). Family income in early childhood and subsequent Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. PMCID: In progress.
  2. Goodnight, J.A., D'Onofrio, B.M., Cherlin, A.J., Emery, R.E., Van Hulle, C.A., Lahey, B.B. (2013). Effects of multiple parent relationship transitions on offspring conduct problems in childhood and adolescence: A cousin-comparison analysis. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 185-198. PMCID: PMC3505263
  3. Ljung, T., Lichtenstein, P., Sandin, S., D’Onofrio, B., Runeson, B., Langstrom, N., & Larsson (2013). Parental schizophrenia and increased offspring suicide risk: Exploring the causal hypothesis using cousin comparisons. Psychological Medicine, 43, 581-590. PMCID: PMC3669221
  4. Class, Q.A., D’Onofrio, B.M., Ganiban, J., Spotts, E., Lichtenstein, P., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J. (2012). Current Parental depression and offspring perceived self-competence: A quasi-experimental examination. Behavior Genetics, 42, 787-797. PMCID: PMC3643206
  5. Jundong, J., Kuja-Halkola, R., Hultman, C., Långström, N., D’Onofrio, B.M., Lichtenstein, P. (2012). Poor school performance in offspring of patients with schizophrenia: What are the mechanisms? Psychological Medicine, 42, 111-123. PMCID: PMC3658106
  6. Schermerhorn, A.C., D’Onofrio, B.M., Slutske, W.S., Emery, R.E., Turkheimer, E., Harden, K.P., Heath, A.C., & Martin, N.G. (2012). Offspring ADHD as a risk factor for parental marital problems: Controls for genetic and environmental confounds. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 15, 700-713. PMCID: PMC3678725
  7. Narusyte, J., Andershed, A., Neiderhiser, J., D’Onofrio, B.M., Reiss, D., Spotts, E., Ganiban, J., Lichtenstein, P. (2011). Parental criticism and externalizing behavior problems in adolescents – the role of environment and genotype-correlation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 365-376. PMCID: PMC3093313
  8. Schermerhorn, A.C., D’Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E.N., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Lichtenstein, P., Reiss, D., Neiderhiser, J. (2011). A Genetically Informed Study of Associations between Family Functioning and Child Psychosocial Adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 47, 707-725. PMCID: PMC3086974
  9. Singh, A.L., D’Onofrio, B.M., Slutske, W.S., Turkheimer, E., Emery, R.E., Harden, K.P., Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A., Statham, D.J., Martin, N.G. (2011). Parental depression and offspring psychopathology: A children of twins study. Psychological Medicine, 41, 1385-1395. PMCID: PMC3119509
  10. D’Onofrio, B.M., Goodnight, J., Van Hulle, C.A., Waldman, I.D., Rodgers, J.L., Rathouz, P.J., Lahey, B.B. (2009). A quasi-experimental analysis of the association between family income and offspring conduct problems. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37, 415-429. PMCID: PMC2933111
  11. Lahey, B.B., Van Hulle, C.A., D’Onofrio, B.M., Rodgers, J.L., Waldman, I.D. (2008). Parental knowledge of their adolescent offspring's whereabouts and peer associations spuriously associated with offspring delinquency? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 807-823.
  12. Slutske, W., D’Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E.N, Emery, R., Heath, A., Madden, P., & Martin, N. (2008). Searching for an environmental effect of parental alcoholism on offspring alcohol use disorder: A genetically-informed study of children of alcoholics. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 534-551. PMCID: PMC2830724
  13. D’Onofrio, B.M., Slutske, W., Turkheimer, E.N, Emery, R.E., Heath, A., Madden, P., & Martin, N.G. (2007). The intergenerational transmission of childhood conduct problems: A children of twins study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64, 820-829.
  14. D’Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E.N., Emery, R.E., Maes, H.H., Silberg, J., Eaves, L.J. (2007). A Children of Twins Study of parental divorce and offspring psychopathology. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 48, 667-675.
  15. D’Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E.N, Emery, R.E., Harden, K.P., Slutske, W., Heath, A., Madden, P.A.F, & Martin, N.G. (2007). A genetically informed study of the intergenerational transmission of marital instability. . Journal of Marriage and Family, 69, 793-803.
  16. D'Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E.N, Emery, R., Slutske, W., Heath, A., Madden, P.A.F., & Martin, N.G. (2006). A genetically informed study of the processes underlying the association between parental marital instability and offspring adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 42, 486-499.
  17. D’Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E.N, Emery, R., Slutske, W., Heath, A., Madden, P.A.F., & Martin, N.G. (2005). A genetically informed study of marital instability and its association with offspring psychopathology? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 570-586.

Community-Level Risks

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  1. Sariaslan, A., Långström, N., D’Onofrio, B., Hallqvist, J., Franck, J., Lichtenstein, P. (2013). The impact of neighborhood deprivation on adolescent violent criminality and substance misuse: A Swedish total population longitudinal quasi-experimental study. Journal of Epidemiology, 42, 1057-1066. PMCID: In progress.
  2. Goodnight, J. A., Van Hulle, C. A., Waldman, I. D., Rodgers, J. L., Rathouz, P. J., Lahey, B. B., & D’Onofrio, B. M., (2012). A quasi-experimental study of the influence of neighborhood disadvantage on child and adolescent antisocial behavior. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 95-108. PMCID: PMC3287068

Divorce Mediation and Interventions with Divorcing/Separating Couples

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  1. Ballard, R.H., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A.G., D’Onofrio, B.M., Bates, J.E. (2013). A randomized controlled trial of child informed mediation. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 19, 271-281.
  2. Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A.G., Rudd, B.N., Freeman, A., & D'Onofrio, B. (2013). Interdisciplinary psychology and law training in family and child mediation: An empirical study of the effects on law student mediators. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 13, 82-98.
  3. Ballard, R.H., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A.G., & D'Onofrio, B. (2011). Factors Affecting the Outcome of Divorce and Paternity Mediations. Family Court Review, 49, 16-33.
  4. Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A.G., D’Onofrio, B.M., & Bates, J. (2010). Child informed mediation study (CIMS): Incorporating the children’s perspective into divorce mediation in an American pilot study. Journal of Family Studies, 16, 116-129.
  5. Applegate, A.G., D’Onofrio, B.M., Holtzworth-Munroe, A. (2009). Training and transforming students through interdisciplinary education: The intersection of law and psychology. Family Court Review, 47, 468-484.
  6. Beck, C.J.A., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., D’Onofrio, B.M., Fee, W., Hill, F. (2009). Collaboration between judges and social science researchers in family law. Family Court Review, 47, 451-467.
  7. Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Applegate, A.G., D’Onofrio, B.M. (2009). Family dispute resolution: Charting a course for the future. Family Court Review, 47, 493-505.

 

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