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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

Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and Depressive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents Predict Adulthood Psychopathology.
Smith ZR, Zald DH, Lahey BB. Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and Depressive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents Predict Adulthood Psychopathology. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2020 Dec; 48(12):1591-1601.
PMID: 32918187

Correction to Moore et al. (2020).
Moore TM, Kaczkurkin AN, Durham EL, Jeong HJ, McDowell MG, Dupont RM, Applegate B, Tackett JL, Cardenas-Iniguez C, Kardan O, Akcelik GN, Stier AJ, Rosenberg MD, Hedeker D, Berman MG, Lahey BB. Correction to Moore et al. (2020). J Abnorm Psychol. 2020 Oct; 129(7):759.
PMID: 33001697

Criterion validity and relationships between alternative hierarchical dimensional models of general and specific psychopathology.
Moore TM, Kaczkurkin AN, Durham EL, Jeong HJ, McDowell MG, Dupont RM, Applegate B, Tackett JL, Cardenas-Iniguez C, Kardan O, Akcelik GN, Stier AJ, Rosenberg MD, Hedeker D, Berman MG, Lahey BB. Criterion validity and relationships between alternative hierarchical dimensional models of general and specific psychopathology. J Abnorm Psychol. 2020 Oct; 129(7):677-688.
PMID: 32672986

Sex differences in associations of socioemotional dispositions measured in childhood and adolescence with brain white matter microstructure 12 years later.
Lahey BB, Hinton KE, Meyer FC, Villalta-Gil V, Van Hulle CA, Applegate B, Yang X, Zald DH. Sex differences in associations of socioemotional dispositions measured in childhood and adolescence with brain white matter microstructure 12 years later. Personal Neurosci. 2020; 3:e5.
PMID: 32524066

Accounting for Confounding in Observational Studies.
D'Onofrio BM, Sjölander A, Lahey BB, Lichtenstein P, Öberg AS. Accounting for Confounding in Observational Studies. Annu Rev Clin Psychol. 2020 05 07; 16:25-48.
PMID: 32384000

White Matter Microstructure and the General Psychopathology Factor in Children.
Neumann A, Muetzel RL, Lahey BB, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, van IJzendoorn MH, Jaddoe VW, Hillegers MHJ, White T, Tiemeier H. White Matter Microstructure and the General Psychopathology Factor in Children. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Nov; 59(11):1285-1296.
PMID: 31982582

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. 2020 07; 50(4):213-220.
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. 2020 Feb; 129(2):143-161.
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. 2020 Nov; 59(11):1264-1273.
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

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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