Antisocial Behavior: Empirical Studies

  • Does contact with the justice system deter or promote future delinquency? Results from a longitudinal study of british adolescent twins

    Motz, RT, Barnes, JC, Caspi, A, Arseneault, L, Cullen, FT, Houts, R, Wertz, J, Moffitt, TE
    2020 Criminology

  • Associations between life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour and brain structure in a population-representative longitudinal birth cohort

    Carlisi C, Moffitt TE, Knodt AR, Harrington HL, Ireland D, Melzer TR, Poulton R, Ramrakha, S, Caspi A, Hariri, A, Viding E
    2020 Lancet-Psychiatry

  • A polygenic score for age-at-first-birth predicts disinhibition

    Richmond-Rakerd LS, Moffitt TE, Arseneault L, Belsky DW, Connor J, Corcoran DL, Harrington HL, Houts RM, Poulton R, Prinz JA, Ramrakha S, Sugden K, Wertz J, Williams BS, Caspi A
    2020 Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Identifying psychological pathways to polyvictimization: Evidence from a longitudinal cohort study of twins from the UK

    Tanksley PT, Barnes JC, Boutwell BB, Arseneault L, Caspi A, Danese A, Fisher HL, Moffitt TE
    2020 Journal of Experimental Criminology

  • From childhood conduct problems to poor functioning at age 18: Examining explanations in a longitudinal cohort study

    Wertz J, Agnew-Blais J, Caspi A, Danese A, Fisher HL, Goldman-Mellor S, Moffitt TE, Arseneault L
    2018 Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 54-60

  • The developmental nature of the victim-offender overlap

    Beckley AL, Caspi A, Arseneault L, Fisher HL, Harrington H, Houts R, Morgan N, Odgers CL, Wertz J, Moffitt TE
    2018 Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology 24-49

  • The high societal costs of childhood conduct problems: Evidence from administrative records up to age 38 in a longitudinal birth cohort

    Rivenbark JG, Odgers CL, Caspi A, Harrington HL, Hogan S, Houts RM, Poulton R, Moffitt TE
    2018 Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Genetics and crime: Integrating new genomic discoveries into psychological research about antisocial behavior

    Wertz J, Caspi A, Belsky DW, Beckley AL, Arseneault L, Barnes JC, Corcoran DL, Hogan S, Houts RM, Morgan N, Odgers CL, Prinz J, Sugden K, Williams BS, Poulton R, Moffitt TE
    2018 Psychological Science 1-13

  • Association of childhood blood lead levels with criminal offending

    Beckley AL, Caspi A, Broadbent J, Harrington HL, Houts R, Poulton R, Ramrakha S, Reuben A, Moffitt TE
    2017 JAMA Pediatrics

  • Parental monitoring and knowledge: Testing bidirectional associations with youths’ antisocial behaviour

    Wertz J, Nottingham K, Agnew-Blais J, Matthews T, Pariante CM, Moffitt TE, Arseneault L
    2016 Development and Psychopathology 28: 623-638

  • The aetiology of pervasive versus situational antisocial behaviours: a multiple-informant longitudinal cohort study

    Wertz J, Zavos HMS, Matthews T, Gray R, Best-Lane J, Pariante CM, Moffitt TE, Arseneault L
    2016 Child Development 87: 312-325

  • Adult-onset offenders: Is a tailored theory warranted?

    Beckley AL, Caspi A, Harrington HL, Houts R, Mcgee TR, Morgan N, Schroeder F, Ramrakha S, Poulton R, Moffitt TE
    2016 Journal of Criminal Justice 46: 64-81

  • Living alongside more affluent neighbours predicts greater involvement in antisocial behavior among low-income boys

    Odgers CL, Donley S, Caspi A, Bates CJ, Moffitt TE
    2015 Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 56:1055-1064

  • Is childhood cruelty to animals a marker for physical maltreatment in a prospective cohort study of children?

    McEwen F, Moffitt TE, Arseneault L
    2014 Child Abuse & Neglect 38: 533-543

  • Exposure to violence during childhood is associated with telomere erosion from 5 to 10 years of age: A longitudinal Study

    Shalev I, Moffitt TE, Sugden K, Williams B, Houts RM, Danese A, Mill J, Arseneault L, Caspi, A
    2013 Molecular Psychiatry 18:576-581

  • Lifelong impact of early self-control: Childhood self-discipline predicts adult quality of life

    Moffitt TE, Poulton R, Caspi A
    2013 American Scientist 101:352

  • Bullying victimisation and increased risk of self-harm in early adolescence: A longitudinal cohort study

    Fisher H, Moffitt TE, Houts R, Belsky DW, Arseneault L, Caspi A
    2012 British Medical Journal

  • Supportive parenting mediates widening neighborhood socioeconomic disparities in children’s antisocial behavior from ages 5 to 12

    Odgers CL, Caspi A, Russell MA, Sampson RJ, Arseneault L, Moffitt TE
    2012 Development and Psychopathology 24:705-721

  • A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety

    Moffitt TE, Arseneault L, Belsky D, Dickson N, Hancox R, Harrington HL, Houts R, Poulton R, Roberts B, Ross S, Sears M, Thomson WM, Caspi A
    2011 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108:2693-2698

  • Trajectories of offending and their relation to life success in late middle age: Findings from the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development

    Piquero AR, Farrington DP, Nagin DS, Moffitt TE
    2010 Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 47:151-173

  • Female and male antisocial trajectories: From childhood origins to adult outcomes

    Odgers CL, Moffitt TE, Broadbent JM, Dickson N, Hancox RJ, Harrington H, Poulton R, Sears MR, Thomson WM, Caspi A
    2008 Developmental Psychopathology Spring;20(2):673-716

  • Predicting prognosis for the conduct-problem boy: Can family history help?

    Odgers CL, Milne BJ, Caspi A, Crump R, Poulton R, Moffitt TE
    2007 Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Oct;46(10):1240-9

  • Prediction of differential adult health burden by conduct problem subtypes in males

    Odgers CL, Caspi A, Broadbent JM, Dickson N, Hancox RJ, Harrington H, Poulton R, Sears MR, Thomson WM, Moffitt TE
    2007 Archives of General Psychiatry Apr;64(4):476-84

  • Males on the life-course-persistent and adolescence-limited antisocial pathways: Follow-up at age 26 years

    Moffitt TE, Caspi A, Harrington H, Milne BJ
    2002 Developmental Psychopathology Winter;14(1):179-207

  • Sex differences in antisocial behaviour: Conduct disorder, delinquency, and violence in the Dunedin Longitudinal Study

    Moffitt TE, Caspi A, Rutter M, Silva PA
    2001 Sex differences in antisocial behaviour: Conduct disorder, delinquency, and violence in the Dunedin Longitudinal Study Cambridge Cambridge University Press

  • Childhood predictors differentiate life-course persistent and adolescence-limited antisocial pathways among males and females

    Moffitt TE, Caspi A
    2001 Developmental Psychopathology Spring;13(2):355-75

  • Is age important? Testing general versus developmental theories of antisocial behavior

    Jeglum-Bartusch DR, Lynam DR, Moffitt TE, Silva PA
    1997 Criminology 35:13-48

  • Childhood-onset versus adolescent-onset antisocial conduct problems in males: Natural history from ages 3 to 18 years

    Moffitt TE, Caspi A, Dickson N, Silva PA, Stanton W
    1996 Development and Psychopathology 8:399-424

  • Life-course trajectories of different types of offenders

    Nagin DS, Farrington DP, Moffitt TE
    1995 Criminology 33:111-140

  • Neuropsychological tests predict persistent male delinquency

    Moffitt TE, Lynam DR, Silva PA
    1994 Criminology 32:101-124

  • Are some people crime-prone? Replications of the personality-crime relation across nation, gender, race, and method

    Caspi A, Moffitt TE, Silva PA, Stouthamer-Loeber M, Schmutte P, Krueger R
    1994 Criminology 32:301-333

  • Measuring impulsivity and examining its relationship to delinquency

    White JL, Moffitt TE, Caspi A, Bartusch DJ, Needles DJ, Stouthamer-Loeber M
    1994 Journal of Abnormal Psychology May;103(2):192-205

  • Explaining the relation between IQ and delinquency: Class, race, test motivation, school failure, or self-control?

    Lynam D, Moffitt TE, Stouthamer-Loeber M
    1993 Journal of Abnormal Psychology 102:187-196

  • Juvenile delinquency and Attention Deficit Disorder: Developmental trajectories from age 3 to 15

    Moffitt TE
    1990 Child Development 61:893-910

  • How early can we tell? Preschool predictors of boys' conduct disorder and delinquency

    White J, Moffitt TE, Earls F, Robins LN, Silva PA
    1990 Criminology 28:507-533