Terrie E. Moffitt

Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Distinguished Professor

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
Phone: 
919.684.5831

Overview

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California 1984

  • M.A., University of Southern California 1981

  • B.A., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 1977

Selected Grants

Behavior and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2025

Comprehensive portrait of long-term cannabis users: Are they ready for old age? awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2024

Early-life Psychological Origins of Vaccine Intentions awarded by American Psychological Association (Principal Investigator). 2022 to 2023

Who's learning? Testing hypotheses about personalised learning using a family design awarded by Jacobs Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2022

Preparing Genetic Counselors for Genomic Medicine Research awarded by National Institutes of Health (Significant Contributor). 2017 to 2022

Supporting young people's mental health during the transition to work awarded by AXA Research Fund (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2022

Midlife Pace of Aging in the Dunedin Study awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2021

Evaluating neurodegenerative risk in middle-aged adults exposed to lead as children awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021

Pages

Moffitt, T. E. “Adolescence-limited and life-course-persistent offending: A complementary pair of developmental theories.” Developmental Theories of Crime and Delinquency, 2018, pp. 11–54.

McGee, T. R., and T. E. Moffitt. “The developmental taxonomy.” The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 2018, pp. 149–58. Scopus, doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190201371.013.9. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E. “Life-course-persistent versus adolescence-limited antisocial behavior.” Developmental and Life-Course Criminological Theories, 2017, pp. 75–103. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9781315094908. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E. “Adolescence-limited and life-course-persistent antisocial behavior: A developmental taxonomy.” The Termination of Criminal Careers, 2017, pp. 405–32.

Caspi, A., and T. E. Moffitt. “Longitudinal cohort research: Sowing, nurturing, waiting, harvesting.” Scientists Making a Difference: One Hundred Eminent Behavioral and Brain Scientists Talk about Their Most Important Contributions, 2016, pp. 249–55. Scopus, doi:10.1017/CBO9781316422250.055. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Unraveling girls’ delinquency: Biological, dispositional, and contextual contributions to adolescent misbehavior.” Risks and Problem Behaviors in Adolescence, 2014, pp. 293–304.

Moffitt, T. E. “Adolescence-limited and life-course-persistent antisocial behavior: A developmental taxonomy.” The Science of Mental Health: Volume 7: Personality and Personality Disorder, 2013, pp. 90–117.

Moffitt, T. E. “Self-Control, Then and Now.” The Future of Criminology, 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0005. Full Text

Piquero, A. R., and T. E. Moffitt. “Life-course persistent offending.” Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice: Second Edition, 2010, pp. 201–22. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9780203833308. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E. “Life-Course-Persistent versus Adolescence-Limited Antisocial Behavior.” Developmental Psychopathology: Second Edition, vol. 3, 2006, pp. 570–98. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9780470939406.ch15. Full Text

Hancox, Robert J., et al. “Differential Effects of Cannabis and Tobacco on Lung Function in Mid-Adult Life.American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 205, no. 10, May 2022, pp. 1179–85. Epmc, doi:10.1164/rccm.202109-2058oc. Full Text

Meier, Madeline H., et al. “Long-Term Cannabis Use and Cognitive Reserves and Hippocampal Volume in Midlife.The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 179, no. 5, May 2022, pp. 362–74. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2021.21060664. Full Text

Bourassa, Kyle J., et al. “Association of Treatable Health Conditions During Adolescence With Accelerated Aging at Midlife.Jama Pediatrics, vol. 176, no. 4, Apr. 2022, pp. 392–99. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.6417. Full Text

Richmond-Rakerd, Leah S., et al. “Longitudinal Associations of Mental Disorders With Dementia: 30-Year Analysis of 1.7 Million New Zealand Citizens.Jama Psychiatry, vol. 79, no. 4, Apr. 2022, pp. 333–40. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.4377. Full Text

Latham, Rachel M., et al. “Longitudinal associations between adolescents' individualised risk for depression and inflammation in a UK cohort study.Brain Behav Immun, vol. 101, Mar. 2022, pp. 78–83. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2021.12.027. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “The developmental course of loneliness in adolescence: Implications for mental health, educational attainment, and psychosocial functioning.Development and Psychopathology, Feb. 2022, pp. 1–10. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579421001632. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “A longitudinal twin study of victimization and loneliness from childhood to young adulthood.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 34, no. 1, Feb. 2022, pp. 367–77. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579420001005. Full Text

Pedersen, Willy, et al. “Privileged background protects against drug charges: A long-term population-based longitudinal study.The International Journal on Drug Policy, vol. 100, Feb. 2022, p. 103491. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103491. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “DunedinPACE, a DNA methylation biomarker of the pace of aging.Elife, vol. 11, Jan. 2022. Epmc, doi:10.7554/elife.73420. Full Text

Pages

Agnew-Blais, Jessica, et al. “Household Chaos and Childhood ADHD Symptoms: A Gene-Environment Correlation Study.” Behavior Genetics, vol. 51, no. 6, 2021, pp. 687–88.

Bourassa, Kyle J., et al. “ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES AND POORER HEALTH IN MIDLIFE: INVESTIGATING PSYCHOSOCIAL MECHANISMS OF ACTION.” Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 83, no. 7, 2021, pp. A22–23.

Lewis, Stephanie J., et al. “Psychopathology and cognitive deficits in young people exposed to complex trauma.” Bjpsych Open, vol. 7, no. S1, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2021, pp. S36–37. Crossref, doi:10.1192/bjo.2021.149. Full Text

Bourassa, Kyle J., et al. “Intimate partner violence and lower relationship quality are associated with faster biological aging.Psychology and Aging, vol. 35, no. 8, 2020, pp. 1127–39. Epmc, doi:10.1037/pag0000581. Full Text

van Dongen, Jenny, et al. “DNA methylation signatures of a broad spectrum of aggressive behavior: a meta-analysis of epigenome-wide studies across the lifespan.” Behavior Genetics, vol. 50, no. 6, 2020, pp. 485–87.

Bourassa, Kyle J., et al. “ARE PEOPLE WITH GREATER CARDIOVASCULAR REACTIVITY SMARTER, HAPPIER, AND HEALTHIER? COUNTERINTUITIVE FINDINGS IN THE DUNEDIN AND MIDUS STUDIES.” Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 82, no. 6, 2020, pp. A225–A225.

Fisher, Helen, et al. “16.1 EPIGENETIC SIGNATURES OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT VICTIMISATION USING A GENETICALLY SENSITIVE LONGITUDINAL COHORT STUDY.Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 44, no. suppl_1, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018, pp. S25–S25. Crossref, doi:10.1093/schbul/sby014.060. Full Text

Crush, Eloise, et al. “O12.3. PROTECTIVE FACTORS FOR PSYCHOTIC EXPERIENCES AMONGST ADOLESCENTS EXPOSED TO MULTIPLE FORMS OF VICTIMIZATION.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 44, no. suppl_1, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018, pp. S110–S110. Crossref, doi:10.1093/schbul/sby015.271. Full Text

Trotta, Antonella, et al. “O8.3. CLINICAL AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES IN YOUNG ADULTHOOD OF CHILDREN WITH PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOMS: A LONGITUDINAL TWIN COHORT STUDY.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 44, no. suppl_1, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018, pp. S97–S97. Crossref, doi:10.1093/schbul/sby015.239. Full Text

Matthews, T., et al. “Loneliness in young adulthood: Findings from an epidemiological cohort study.” European Psychiatry, vol. 48, ELSEVIER FRANCE-EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER, 2018, pp. S34–35.

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