Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

External Address: 
2020 W Main Street Suite 201, Box 104410, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
2020 W Main Street Suite 201, Box 104410, Durham, NC 27708


Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

  • B.A., University of California - Santa Cruz 1981

Moffitt, Terrie E., and Terrie E. Klaus-Grawe 2012 Think Tank. “Childhood exposure to violence and lifelong health: clinical intervention science and stress-biology research join forces.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 25, no. 4 Pt 2, Nov. 2013, pp. 1619–34. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579413000801. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Is obesity associated with a decline in intelligence quotient during the first half of the life course?American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 178, no. 9, Nov. 2013, pp. 1461–68. Epmc, doi:10.1093/aje/kwt135. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Genetics in population health science: strategies and opportunities.American Journal of Public Health, vol. 103 Suppl 1, Oct. 2013, pp. S73–83. Epmc, doi:10.2105/ajph.2012.301139. Full Text

Fisher, H. L., et al. “Specificity of childhood psychotic symptoms for predicting schizophrenia by 38 years of age: a birth cohort study.Psychological Medicine, vol. 43, no. 10, Oct. 2013, pp. 2077–86. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0033291712003091. Full Text

Meier, Madeline H., et al. “Prospective developmental subtypes of alcohol dependence from age 18 to 32 years: implications for nosology, etiology, and intervention.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 25, no. 3, Aug. 2013, pp. 785–800. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579413000175. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Polygenic risk and the development and course of asthma: an analysis of data from a four-decade longitudinal study.The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine, vol. 1, no. 6, Aug. 2013, pp. 453–61. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s2213-2600(13)70101-2. Full Text

Ramrakha, Sandhya, et al. “The relationship between multiple sex partners and anxiety, depression, and substance dependence disorders: a cohort study.Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 42, no. 5, July 2013, pp. 863–72. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10508-012-0053-1. Full Text

Shalev, Idan, et al. “Retinal vessel caliber and lifelong neuropsychological functioning: retinal imaging as an investigative tool for cognitive epidemiology.Psychol Sci, vol. 24, no. 7, July 2013, pp. 1198–207. Pubmed, doi:10.1177/0956797612470959. Full Text

Gunduz-Cinar, O., et al. “Convergent translational evidence of a role for anandamide in amygdala-mediated fear extinction, threat processing and stress-reactivity.Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 7, July 2013, pp. 813–23. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2012.72. Full Text

Shalev, I., et al. “Exposure to violence during childhood is associated with telomere erosion from 5 to 10 years of age: a longitudinal study.Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 576–81. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2012.32. Full Text