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Benjamin Lahey, PhD

Causal taxonomy of psychopathology across the life span.

Population neuroscience of psychopathology in children and adolescents.

Research Domains Criteria (RDoC).

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Using Genetics to Examine a General Liability to Childhood Psychopathology.
Riglin L, Thapar AK, Leppert B, Martin J, Richards A, Anney R, Davey Smith G, Tilling K, Stergiakouli E, Lahey BB, O'Donovan MC, Collishaw S, Thapar A. Using Genetics to Examine a General Liability to Childhood Psychopathology. Behav Genet. 2019 Dec 11.
PMID: 31828458

Redefining phenotypes to advance psychiatric genetics: Implications from hierarchical taxonomy of psychopathology.
Waszczuk MA, Eaton NR, Krueger RF, Shackman AJ, Waldman ID, Zald DH, Lahey BB, Patrick CJ, Conway CC, Ormel J, Hyman SE, Fried EI, Forbes MK, Docherty AR, Althoff RR, Bach B, Chmielewski M, DeYoung CG, Forbush KT, Hallquist M, Hopwood CJ, Ivanova MY, Jonas KG, Latzman RD, Markon KE, Mullins-Sweatt SN, Pincus AL, Reininghaus U, South SC, Tackett JL, Watson D, Wright AGC, Kotov R. Redefining phenotypes to advance psychiatric genetics: Implications from hierarchical taxonomy of psychopathology. J Abnorm Psychol. 2019 Dec 05.
PMID: 31804095

Computerized Adaptive Tests for Rapid and Accurate Assessment of Psychopathology Dimensions in Youth.
Gibbons RD, Kupfer DJ, Frank E, Lahey BB, George-Milford BA, Biernesser CL, Porta G, Moore TL, Kim JB, Brent DA. Computerized Adaptive Tests for Rapid and Accurate Assessment of Psychopathology Dimensions in Youth. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2019 Aug 26.
PMID: 31465832

Socioemotional dispositions of children and adolescents predict general and specific second-order factors of psychopathology in early adulthood: A 12-year prospective study.
Class QA, Van Hulle CA, Rathouz PJ, Applegate B, Zald DH, Lahey BB. Socioemotional dispositions of children and adolescents predict general and specific second-order factors of psychopathology in early adulthood: A 12-year prospective study. J Abnorm Psychol. 2019 Aug; 128(6):574-584.
PMID: 31259570

Herbert C. Quay (1929-2019).
Lahey BB. Herbert C. Quay (1929-2019). J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2019 Jun; 47(6):933-934.
PMID: 30972607

Preconception and prenatal cannabis use and the risk of behavioural and emotional problems in the offspring; a multi-informant prospective longitudinal study.
El Marroun H, Bolhuis K, Franken IHA, Jaddoe VWV, Hillegers MH, Lahey BB, Tiemeier H. Preconception and prenatal cannabis use and the risk of behavioural and emotional problems in the offspring; a multi-informant prospective longitudinal study. Int J Epidemiol. 2019 02 01; 48(1):287-296.
PMID: 30239742

White matter microstructure correlates of general and specific second-order factors of psychopathology.
Hinton KE, Lahey BB, Villalta-Gil V, Meyer FAC, Burgess LL, Chodes LK, Applegate B, Van Hulle CA, Landman BA, Zald DH. White matter microstructure correlates of general and specific second-order factors of psychopathology. Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 22:101705.
PMID: 30753960

The contribution of common genetic risk variants for ADHD to a general factor of childhood psychopathology.
Brikell I, Larsson H, Lu Y, Pettersson E, Chen Q, Kuja-Halkola R, Karlsson R, Lahey BB, Lichtenstein P, Martin J. The contribution of common genetic risk variants for ADHD to a general factor of childhood psychopathology. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 Jun 22.
PMID: 29934545

Sex Differences in the Genetic and Environmental Influences on Self-Reported Non-aggressive and Aggressive Conduct Disorder Symptoms in Early and Middle Adolescence.
Van Hulle CA, Waldman I, Lahey BB. Sex Differences in the Genetic and Environmental Influences on Self-Reported Non-aggressive and Aggressive Conduct Disorder Symptoms in Early and Middle Adolescence. Behav Genet. 2018 07; 48(4):271-282.
PMID: 29948512

Criterion Validity and Utility of the General Factor of Psychopathology in Childhood: Predictive Associations With Independently Measured Severe Adverse Mental Health Outcomes in Adolescence.
Pettersson E, Lahey BB, Larsson H, Lichtenstein P. Criterion Validity and Utility of the General Factor of Psychopathology in Childhood: Predictive Associations With Independently Measured Severe Adverse Mental Health Outcomes in Adolescence. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 06; 57(6):372-383.
PMID: 29859553

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Dennis Cantwell Lecture
UCLA
2011

Betty Simon Lecture
University of Iowa
2005

Visiting Fellow
Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters
2004

Distinguish Research Contributions
Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
2002

Research Prize
National Academy of Neuropsychology
1991