• Dang VN, Cascarano A, Mulder RH, Cecil CAM, Zuluaga MA, Hernandez-Gonzalez J & Lekadir K (2023). Fairness and bias correction in machine learning for depression prediction: results from four different study populations. arXiv.
  • Hughes DE, Kunitoki K, Elyounssi S, Luo M, Bazer OM, Hopkinson CE, Dowling KF, Doyle AE, Dunn E, Eryilmaz H, Gilman JM, Holt DJ, Valera EM, Smoller JW, Cecil CAM, Tiemeier H, Lee PH & Roffman JL (In Press). Genetic Patterning for Child Psychopathology is Distinct from that for Adults and Implicates Fetal Cerebellar Development. Nature Neuroscience.
  • Kraaij R, Schuurmans IK, Radjabzadeh D, Tiemeier H, Dinan TG, Uitterlinden AG, Hillegers M, Jaddoe VWV, Duijts L, Moll H, Rivadeneira F, Medina-Gomez C, Jansen PW, Cecil CAM  (2023). The gut microbiome and child mental health: a population-based study. Brain, Behavior and Immunity., DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2022.12.006.
  • Ruehlmann AK, Sammallahti S, Cortes Hidalgo AP, Bakulski KM, Binder EB, Campbell ML, Caramaschi D, Cecil CAM, et al., (2023). Epigenome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Prenatal Maternal Stressful Life Events and Newborn DNA Methylation. Molecular Psychiatry. DOI:
  • Schuurmans IK, Hoepel S, Cecil CAM, Hillegers MHJ, Ikram MA & Luik AI (2023). The association of life stress with subsequent brain and cognitive reserve in middle-aged women. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-220923
  • Schuurmans IK, Lamballais S, Zou R, Muetzel RL, Hillegers MHJ, Cecil CAM & Luik AI (2023). 10-year trajectories of depressive symptoms and subsequent brain health in middle-aged adults. Journal of Psychiatric Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.12.018
  • Souama C, Lamers F, Milaneschi Y, Vinkers CH, Defina S et al (2023). Depression, cardiometabolic disease, and their co-occurrence after childhood maltreatment: an individual participant data meta-analysis including over 200,000 participants. BMC Medicine. DOI:
  • Walton E, Baltramonaityte V, Calhoun V, Heijmans B, Thompson P & Cecil CAM (In Press). A systematic review of neuroimaging epigenetic research: Calling for an increased focus on development. Molecular Psychiatry.


  • Bolhuis K, Steenkamp LR, Tiemeier H, Blanken L, Pingault JB, Cecil CAM & El Marroun H (2022). A prospective cohort study on the intergenerational transmission of childhood adversity and subsequent risk of psychotic experiences in adolescence. Schizophrenia Bulletin.
  • Bolhuis K, Mulder RH, de Mol CL, Defina S, Warrier V, White T, Tiemeier H, Muetzel RL & Cecil CAM (2022). Mapping gene by early life stress interactions on child subcortical brain structures: A genome-wide prospective study. JCPP Advances. DOI:
  • Caramaschi D*, Neumann A*, Lahti JMT, Cardenas A, Tindula G…Cecil CAM & Sharp G (2022). Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide associations between DNA methylation at birth and childhood cognitive abilities. Molecular Psychiatry. DOI:
  • Cecil CAM, Neumann A & Walton E (2022). Epigenetics applied to child and adolescent mental health: Progress, challenges and opportunities. Invited review. JCPP Advances. DOI: 10.1002/jcv2.12133.
  • Cecil CAM & Nigg JT (2022). Epigenetics and ADHD: Reflections on current knowledge, research priorities and translational potential. Invited Current Opinion. Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy. DOI: 10.1007/s40291-022-00609-y
  • Marchi M, Elkrief L, Alkema A, van Gastel W, Schubart CD, van Eijck K, Luykx JL, Branje S, Mastrothedoros S, Galeazzi GM, van Os J, Cecil CAM, Conrod PJ & Boks MP (2022). Childhood maltreatment mediates the effect of the genetic background on psychosis risk in young adults. Translational Psychiatry. DOI:
  • Neumann, A., Pingault, JB, Felix JF, Jaddoe VWV, Tiemeier H, Cecil CAM* & Walton E* (2022). Epigenome-wide contributions to individual differences in childhood phenotypes: A GREML approach. Clinical Epigenetics. DOI: 10.1186/s13148-022-01268-w.
  • Rijlaarsdam J, Cosin C, Schellhas L, Abrishamcar S, Malmberg A, … Caramaschi D, Alemany S, Cecil CAM (2022). DNA methylation and general psychopathology in childhood:  An epigenome-wide meta-analysis from the PACE consortium. Molecular Psychiatry. DOI:
  • Sammallahti S, Koopman-Verhoeff E, Binter A, Mulder R, Cabré-Riera A…Guxens M, Richmond RC & Cecil CAM (2022). Longitudinal associations of DNA methylation and sleep in children: A meta-analysis. Clinical Epigenetics. DOI:
  • Schuurmans IK, Luik AI, de Maat DA, Hillegers MHJ, Ikram MA & Cecil CAM (2022). The association of early life stress with IQ-achievement discrepancy in children: A population-based study. Child Development. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.13825.
  • Schuurmans IK, Tamayo Martinez N, Blok E, Hillegers MHJ, Ikram MA, Luik AI & Cecil CAM (2022). Child mental health problems as a risk factor for academic underachievement: a multi-informant, population-based study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinava. DOI: Epub ahead of print.
  • Verhoef, E., Allegrini, A. G., Jansen, P. R., Lange, K., Wang, C. A., Morgan, A. T., … & EAGLE working group. (2022). Genomic contributions to infant and toddler vocabulary scores: Implications for association with health-, cognition-and behaviour-related outcomes. bioRxiv. DOI:
  • Vieira R, Pires PP, Cecil CAM, Barker E, Reis D, Couto I, Cypriano C & de Oliveira IR. (2022). Family Aggression Screening Tool (FAST): factor structure and psychometric properties of subscales. Child Abuse & Neglect, 127, DOI:
  • Zou R, Boer OD, Felix JF, Muetzel R, Franken IHA, Cecil CAM & El Marroun H (in press). A neuroimaging study on maternal tobacco use during pregnancy and offspring brain morphology in preadolescence. JAMA Network Open.


  • Bolhuis K, Steenkamp LR, Blanken LM, Neumann A, Jansen PR., Hillegers, MH, Cecil CAM, Tiemeier H & Kushner SA. (2021). Schizophrenia polygenic risk is associated with child mental health problems through early childhood adversity: evidence for a gene–environment correlation. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-021-01727-4
  • Korologou-Linden R, Xu B, Coulthard E, Walton E, Wearn A, Hemani G et al. (2021). The bidirectional causal effects of brain morphology across the life course and risk of Alzheimers disease: A cross-cohort comparison and Mendelian randomization meta-analysis. medRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2021.05.14.21256707.
  • Looman KIM, Cecil CAM, Grosserichter-Wagener C, Kiefte de Jong JC, van Zelm MC & Moll HA (2021). Associations between T cells and attention problems in the general pediatric population: the Generation R Study. JCPP Advances, e12038. DOI: 10.1002/jcv2.12038.
  • Luo M, Pappa I, Cecil CAM, Jansen P, van IJzendoorn MH & Kok R(2021). Maternal Psychological Problems During Pregnancy and Child Externalizing Problems: Moderated Mediation Model with Child Self-regulated Compliance and Polygenic Risk Scores for Aggression. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. DOI: 10.1007/s10578-021-01154-1.
  • Luo M*, Meehan AJ*, Walton E, Roder S, Herberth G, Cosin M, Sunyer J, Mulder RH, Cortes Hidalgo AP, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Felix JF, Relton C, Suderman M, Pappa I, Kok R, Tiemeier H, van IJzendoorn MH, Barker ED* & Cecil* CAM (2021). Neonatal DNA methylation and childhood low prosocial behavior: An epigenome-wide association meta-analysis. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics.
  • Mariani N*, Borsini A*, Cecil CAM, Felix JF, Sebert S, Cattaneo A….& Lekadir K (2021). Identifying Causative Mechanisms Linking Early-Life Stress to Psycho-Cardio-Metabolic Multi-Morbidity: The EarlyCause Project. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245475
  • Mulder RH, Neumann AH*, Cecil CAM*, Walton E, Houtepen LC…Suderman M (2021). Epigenome-wide change and variation in DNA methylation from birth to late adolescence. Human Molecular Genetics. DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddaa280
  • Rijlaarsdam J., Barker ED., Caserini C., Koopman-Verhoeff ME., Mulder RH., Felix JF., & Cecil CAM. (2021). Genome-wide DNA methylation patterns associated with general psychopathology in children. Journal of Psychiatric Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.05.029
  • Rijlaarsdam J, Cecil CAM, Buil M, van Lier P & Barker ED (2021). Exposure to bullying and general psychopathology: a prospective, longitudinal study. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-020-00760-2
  • Rijlaarsdam J, Cecil CAM, Relton CL & Barker ED (2021). Epigenetic Profiling of Social Communication Trajectories and Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions: A Prospective, Methylome-wide Association Study. Development and Psychopathology. DOI: 10.1017/S0954579420001662
  • Sammallahti S*, Cortes Hidalgo AP*, Tuominen S, Malmberg A, Mulder RH…& Cecil CAM*, Tiemeier H*, Lahti J* (2021). Maternal anxiety during pregnancy and newborn epigenome-wide DNA methylation. Molecular Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1038/s41380-020-00976-0
  • Warrier V, Kwong A, Luo M, Dalvie S, Croft J, Sallis H, Baldwin J, Munafo MR, Nievergelt CM, Grant AJ, Burgress S, Moore TM, Barzilay R, McIntosh A, van IJzendoorn MH, & Cecil CAM (2021). Gene-environment correlations and causal effects of childhood maltreatment on physical and mental health: a genetically informed approach. Lancet Psychiatry. DOI:


  • Caramaschi, D., Neumann, A., Cardenas, A., Tindula, G., Alemany, S., Zilich, L., … Cecil CAM & Sharp, G. (2020). Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide associations between DNA methylation at birth and childhood cognitive skills. bioRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2020.12.18.423421
  • Cecil CAM, Zhang, Y. & Nolte T (2020). Childhood maltreatment and DNA methylation: A systematic review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.02.019
  • Dall’Aglio L, Rijlaarsdam J, Mulder RH, Neumann A, Felix JF, Kok R, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, van IJzendoorn MH, Tiemeier H & Cecil CAM (2020). Epigenome-Wide Associations Between Observed Maternal Sensitivity and Offspring DNA Methylation: A Population-Based Prospective Study in Children. Psychological Medicine. DOI: 10.1017/S0033291720004353
  • Iob E, Schoeler T, Walton E, Cecil CAM, McQuillin A & Pingault JB (2020). Identifying risk factors involved in the common versus specific liabilities to substance use: A genetically informed approach. Addiction Biology.  DOI: 10.1111/adb.12944
  • Knol MJ, Poot RA, Evans TE, Satizabal CL, Mishra A….& Adams, HH (2020). Genetic variants for head size share genes and pathways with cancer. Preprint. BioRxiv. DOI:
  • Koopman-Verhoeff ME, Mulder RH, Saletin JM, Reiss I, van der Horst GTJ, Felix JF, Carskadon MA, Tiemeier H & Cecil CAM (2020). Genome-wide DNA methylation patterns associated with sleep and mental health in children: A population-based study. Special Issue: Sleep and Mental Health. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.13252
  • Mulder RH, Suderman M, Walton E, Neumann A, Houtepen LC, Rijlaarsdam J, Relton CL, Feliz JF, Tiemeier H, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, van IJzendoorn MH & Cecil CAM (2020). Epigenomics of being bullied: Changes in DNA methylation following bullying exposure. Epigenetics. DOI: 10.1080/15592294.2020.1719303
  • Neumann A*, Walton E*; Alemany S*, Cecil CAM, González JR, Jima DD, Lahti J, Tuominen ST, Barker E, Binder E, Caramaschi D, Carracedo A, Czamara D, Felix J, Fuemmeler BF, Gutzkow KB, Hoyo C,  Julvez J, Kajantie E, Laivuori H, Maguire R, Maitre L, Murphy SK, Mason D, Murcia M, Raikkönen K, Sunyer J, Villa PM, Bakermans-Kranenburg M, van IJzendoorn M, Guxens M, Relton CL & Tiemeier H (2020). Associations between DNA methylation and ADHD symptoms from birth to school age: A meta-analysis study from the PACE consortium. Translational Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1038/s41398-020-01058-z
  • Thompson P & ENIGMA Working Group Chairs (2020). ENIGMA and Global Neuroscience: A decade of large-scale studies of the brain in health and disease across 40 countries. Translational Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1038/s41398-020-0705-1
  • Walton E, Calhoun V, Heijmans B, Thompson P & Cecil CAM (2020). The rise of neuroimaging epigenetics: A systematic review of studies examining associations between DNA methylation and brain imaging. Preprint. PsyArXiv.
  • Zou R, El Marroun H, Cecil CAM, Jaddoe VWV, Hillegers M, Tiemeier H & White T (2020). Maternal Folate Levels During Pregnancy and Offspring Brain Development in Late Childhood. Clinical Nutrition. DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2020.11.025


  • Bolhuis K, Viding E, Muetzel RL, El Marroun H, Kocevska D, White T, Tiemeier H & Cecil CAM (2019). Neural profile of callous traits in children: A population-based neuroimaging study. Biological Psychiatry. 85(5), 399-407. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.10.015
  • Caramaschi D, Hatcher C, Mulder R, Felix J, Cecil CAM, Relton C & Walton E (2019). Epigenome-wide association study of seizures in childhood and adolescence. Clinical Epigenetics. DOI: 10.1186/s13148-019-0793-z
  • Cecil CAM. Biopsychosocial pathways to mental health and disease across the lifespan: The emerging role of epigenetics (2019). I In W. Davies, Savulescu J and R. Roache (eds.). Psychiatry Reborn: Biopsychosocial psychiatry in modern medicine. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/med/9780198789697.001.0001
  • Dunn E, Nishimi K, Neumann A, Renaud A, Cecil CAM, Susser ES & Tiemeier E  (2019). Time-dependent effects of exposure to physical and sexual violence on psychopathology symptoms in late childhood: In search of sensitive periods in development. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.02.022
  • Felix JF & Cecil CAM. Population epigenetics in the DOHaD framework (2019). Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. DOI: 10.1017/S2040174418000442
  • Mesirow SC, Cecil CAM, Maughan B, Jacka, FN & Barker ED (2019). Serum cholesterol, MTHFR methylation, and symptoms of depression in children. Developmental Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/dev0000831
  • Schoeler T, Choi SW, Dudbridge F, Baldwin J, Duncan L, Cecil CAM, Walton E, Viding E, McCrory E & Pingault JB (2019). Multi–Polygenic Score Approach to Identifying Individual Vulnerabilities Associated With the Risk of Exposure to Bullying. JAMA Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0310
  • Koopman-Verhoeff ME, Bolhuis K, Cecil CAM, Kocevska D, Hudziak JJ, Hillegers MH, Mileva-Seitz VR, Reiss IK, Duijts L, Verhulst F, Luijk MP & Tiemeier H (2019). During Day and Night: Psychotic-Like Experiences associated with Nightmares in Childhood. Schizophrenia Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.12.002
  • Verhoeff ME, Serdarevic F, Kocevska D, Bodrij F,  Mileva-Seitz VR, Jaddoe VWV, Hillegers MHJ, Tiemeier H, Cecil CAM, Verhulst F & Luijk MPC(2019). Pre-School Family Irregularity and the Development of Sleep Problems in Childhood: A Longitudinal Study.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.13060


  • Barker ED, Walton E & Cecil CAM (2018). Annual Research Review: DNA methylation as a mediator in the association between risk exposure and child and adolescent psychopathology. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59, 303–322. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12782
  • Barker ED, Cecil CAM, Walton E, Houtepen L, O’Connor TG, Danese A, Jaffee S, Jensen SKG, Pariante CM, McArdle W, Gaunt TR, & Relton C (2018). Inflammation-related epigenetic risk and child and adolescent mental health: A prospective study from pregnancy to mid-adolescence. Development and Psychopathology. 30(3), 1145-1156. DOI: 10.1017/S0954579418000330
  • Cecil CAM, Walton E, Pingault JB, Provencal N, Pappa I, Vitaro F, Cote S, Szyf M, Tremblay R, Tiemeier H, Viding E & McCrory EJ (2018). DRD4 methylation as a potential biomarker for physical aggression: An epigenome-wide, cross-tissue investigation. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32689
  • Cecil CAM, Walton E, Jaffee SR, O’Connor TG, Maughan B, Smith RG, Relton CL, McArdle W, Gaunt TR, Ouellet-Morin I & Barker ED (2018). Neonatal DNA methylation and early-onset conduct problems: A genome-wide, prospective study. Development & Psychopathology. 30(2):383-397. DOI: 10.1017/S095457941700092X
  • Dell’Aglio L, Muka T*, Cecil CAM*, Bramer WM, Verbiest MPJ, Nano J, Cortes Hildalgo A, Franco OH & Tiemeier H (2018). The role of epigenetic modifications in neurodevelopmental disorders: A systematic review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews.  DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.07.011
  • de Oliveira IR, Matos-Ragazzo AC, Zhang Y, Vasconcelos NM, Velasquez ML, Reis D, Ribeiro MG, da Rocha MM, Rosario MC, Stallard P & Cecil CAM (2018). Disentangling the mental health impact of childhood abuse and neglect: A replication and extension study in a Brazilian sample of high-risk youth. Child Abuse & Neglect. 80:312-323. DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.03.021
  • Lim KX, Liu C, Schoeler T, Cecil CAM, Barker ED, Rijsdijk F, Viding E, Greven C & Pingault JB (2018). The role of birth weight on the causal pathway to child and adolescent ADHD symptomatology: A population-based twin differences longitudinal design. Special Issue on Developmental Pathways to Externalizing Psychopathology. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12949
  • Schoeler T, Duncan L, Cecil CAM , Ploubidis GB & Pingault JB (2018). Quasi-experimental evidence on developmental outcome s of bullying victimisation: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin. doi: 10.1037/bul0000171. DOI: 10.1037/bul0000171
  • Zhang Y, Cecil CAM, Barker ED, Shigeyuki M & Lau J (2018). Dimensions of early adversity: Findings from a sample of Japanese institutionalized children. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. DOI: 10.1007/s10578-018-0850-4


  • Barker ED, Cecil CAM, Walton E & Meehan A (2017). Genetic and gene-environment influences on disruptive behavior disorders. In J. Lochman and W. Matthys (eds.). The Wiley Handbook of Disruptive and Impulse-Control Disorders. New York: Wiley. Invited book chapter. DOI: 10.1002/9781119092254.ch8
  • Barker ED, Walton E, Cecil CAM, Jaffee SR, Rowe R, O’Connor TG, Maughan B, Stringaris A, Meehan A, McArdle W, Relton CL, & Gaunt TR (2017). A methylome-wide association study of trajectories of oppositional defiant behaviors and biological overlap with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Child Development. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12957
  • Cecil CAM, McCrory EJ, Barker ED, Guiney J & Viding E (2017). Characterising youth with callous-unemotional traits and concurrent anxiety: Evidence for a high-risk clinical group. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-017-1086-8
  • Cecil CAM, Viding E, Fearon P, Glaser D & McCrory EJ (2017). Disentangling the mental health impact of child abuse and neglect. Child Abuse and Neglect. 63, 106–119. DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.11.024
  • Meehan A, Maughan B, Cecil CAM, Barker ED (2017). Callous-Unemotional Traits and Co-Occurring Anxiety: Developmental Validity of an Adolescent Taxonomy. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.126(2): 225–236. DOI: 10.1037/abn0000235
  • Milaniak I, Cecil CAM, Barker ED, Relton CL, Gaunt TR, McArdle W & Jaffee SR (2017). Variation in methylation of the Oxytocin Receptor gene predicts children’s resilience to prenatal stress. Development and Psychopathology.  DOI: 10.1017/S0954579417001316
  • Pingault JB, Cecil CAM, Murray J, Munafò MR, & Viding E (2017). Causal inference in psychopathology: Using Mendelian randomisation to identify environmental risk factors for psychopathology. Psychopathology Review. doi:
  • Singham T, Viding E, Schoeler T, Arsenault L, Ronald A, Cecil CAM…Pingault JB (2017). Concurrent and longitudinal contribution of exposure to bullying in childhood to mental health: The role of vulnerability and resilience. JAMA Psychiatry. 74(11), 1112-1119. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.2678
  • Walton E, Cecil CAM, Suderman M, Liu J, Turner JA, Calhoun VD, Ehrlich S, Relton CL, & Barker, ED (2017). Longitudinal epigenetic predictors of amygdala:hippocampus volume ratio. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12740


  • Cecil CAM, Smith RG, Walton E, Mill J, McCrory EJ & Viding E (2016). Epigenetic signatures of childhood abuse and neglect:  Implications for psychiatric vulnerability. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 83, 184-194.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.09.010
  • Cecil CAM, Walton E, Smith RG, Viding E, McCrory EJ, Relton CL, Suderman M, Pingault JB, McArdle W, Gaunt TR, Mill J & Barker ED (2016). DNA methylation and substance use risk: A prospective, genome-wide study spanning gestation to adolescence. Translational Psychiatry. 6(12), p.e976. DOI: 10.1038/tp.2016.247
  • Cecil CAM, Walton E & Barker ED (2016). Prenatal diet and childhood ADHD: The potential role of IGF2 methylation. Invited editorial. Epigenomics. 8(12):1573-1576. DOI: 10.2217/epi-2016-0131
  • Cecil CAM, Walton E & Viding E (2016). Epigenetics of addiction: Current knowledge, challenges and future directions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 77(5), 688–691. DOI: 10.15288/jsad.2016.77.688
  • Mesirow M, Maughan B, Cecil CAM, Barker ED (2016). Associations between early-life fish and processed food intake, conduct problems, and co-occurring difficulties. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 45(5):1039-1049. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-016-0224-y
  • Rijlaarsdam, J., Cecil CAM, Walton E, Mesirow MSC, Relton CL, Gaunt TR, McArdle W & Barker ED (2016). Prenatal unhealthy diet, IGF2 methylation and ADHD for early-onset conduct problem youth. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12589
  • Rijlaarsdam J, Pappa I, Walton E, Bakermans-Kranenburg M, Cecil CAM …Van Ijzendoorn, MH (2016). An epigenome-wide association meta-analysis of prenatal maternal stress in neonates: a model approach for replication. Epigenetics. DOI: 10.1080/15592294.2016.1145329
  • Walton E, Pingault JB, Cecil CAM, Gaunt TR, Relton CL, Mill J & Barker ED (2016). Epigenetic profiling of ADHD symptoms trajectories: A prospective, methylome-wide study. Molecular Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1038/mp.2016.85


  • Cecil CAM, McCrory EJ, Viding E, Holden, GW & Barker ED (2015). Initial validation of a brief pictorial measure of caregiver aggression: The Family Aggression Screening Tool. Assessment. 23(3):307-20. DOI: 10.1177/1073191115587552
  • Cecil CAM, Viding E, McCrory EJ & Gregory A (2015). Distinct mechanisms underlie associations between forms of childhood maltreatment and disruptive nocturnal behaviours. Special Issue on pediatric sleep. Developmental Neuropsychology. 40(3):181-99. DOI: 10.1080/87565641.2014.983636
  • Cecil CAM, Walton E & Viding E (2015). DNA methylation, substance use and addiction: A systematic review from a developmental perspective. Current Addiction Reports. 2,331–346(2015). DOI: 10.1007/s40429-015-0072-9
  • Sebastian CL, De Brito S , McCrory EJ, Hyde ZH, Lockwood PL, Cecil CAM, & Viding E (2015). Grey matter volumes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-015-0073-0


  • Cecil CAM, Lysenko LJ, Jaffee SR, Pingault JB, Smith RG, Relton CL, Woodward G, McArdle W, Mill J, & Barker ED (2014). Environmental risk, Oxytocin Receptor Gene (OXTR) methylation and youth callous-unemotional traits: A 13-year longitudinal study. Immediate Communication. Molecular Psychiatry. Oct;19(10):1071-7. DOI: 10.1038/mp.2014.95
  • Cecil CAM, Viding E, Barker ED, Guiney J, & McCrory EJ (2014). Double disadvantage: The influence of childhood maltreatment and community violence exposure on adolescent mental health. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12213
  • Sebastian CL, McCrory EJ, Dadds M, Cecil CAM, Lockwood PL, Hyde Z, De Brito S & Viding E (2014). Neural responses to fearful eyes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Psychological Medicine. 44(1), 99-109.  DOI: 10.1017/S0033291713000482


  • Cecil CAM, Barker ED, Jaffee SR, & Viding E (2012). Association between maladaptive parenting and child self-control over time: cross-lagged study using a monozygotic twin difference design. British Journal of Psychiatry. 201 (4), 291-297. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.111.107581
  • Sebastian CL, McCrory EJ, Cecil CAM, Lockwood PL, De Brito S, Fontaine NMG, & Viding E (2012). Neural responses to affective and cognitive Theory of Mind in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. JAMA Psychiatry. 69 (8), 814-822. DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.2070
  • Viding E, Sebastian CL, Dadds M, Lockwood PL, Cecil CAM, De Brito S, & McCrory EJ. (2012). Amygdala response to pre-attentive masked fear is associated with callous-unemotional traits in children with conduct problems. The American Journal of Psychiatry. 169 (10), 1109-1116. 10.1176/appi.ajp.2012.12020191

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