* Pingault, J.-B., O’Reilly, P.F., Schoeler, T., Ploubidis, G.B., Rijsdijk, F., Dudbridge, F., 2018.Using genetic data to strengthen causal inference in observational research. Nature Reviews Genetics [Weblink]

Murray, J., Lima, N.P., Ruivo, A.C.O., Varela, A.R., Bortolotto, C.C., Magalhães, E.I. da S., Leite, F.M.C., Xavier, M.O., Pingault, J.-B., Fazel, S., Mielke, G.I., Anselmi, L., Wehrmeister, F.C., Gonçalves, H., Menezes, A.M.B., 2018. Lifelong robbery victimisation and mental disorders at age 18 years: Brazilian population-based study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 53, 487–496. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Orri, M., Girard, L.-C., Pingault, J.-B., Rouquette, A., Herba, C., Falissard, B., Côté, S.M., Berthoz, S., 2018. Harsh parenting practices mediate the association between parent affective profiles and child adjustment outcomes: Differential associations for mothers and fathers. International Journal of Behavioral Development 0165025418769376. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Schoeler, T., Theobald, D., Pingault, J.-B., Farrington, D.P., Coid, J.W., Bhattacharyya, S., 2018. Developmental sensitivity to cannabis use patterns and risk for major depressive disorder in mid-life: findings from 40 years of follow-up. Psychological Medicine 1–8. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Smith-Woolley, E., Pingault, J.-B., Selzam, S., Rimfeld, K., Krapohl, E., Stumm, S. von, Asbury, K., Dale, P.S., Young, T., Allen, R., Kovas, Y., Plomin, R., 2018. Differences in exam performance between pupils attending selective and non-selective schools mirror the genetic differences between them. npj Science of Learning 3, 3. [Pdf] [Weblink]


*Singham, T., Viding, E., Schoeler, T., Arseneault, L., Ronald, A., Cecil, C.M., McCrory, E., Rijsdijk, F., Pingault, J.-B., 2017. Concurrent and Longitudinal Contribution of Exposure to Bullying in Childhood to Mental Health: The Role of Vulnerability and Resilience. JAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.2678 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault, J.-B., Schoeler, T., 2017. Assessing the consequences of cyberbullying on mental health. Nature Human Behaviour 1. doi:10.1038/s41562-017-0209-z [Pdf] [Weblink]

Krapohl, E., Hannigan, L.J., Pingault, J.-B., Patel, H., Kadeva, N., Curtis, C., Breen, G., Newhouse, S.J., Eley, T.C., O’Reilly, P.F., Plomin, R., 2017. Widespread covariation of early environmental exposures and trait-associated polygenic variation. PNAS 114, 11727–11732. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Ahun, M.N., Consoli, A., Pingault, J.-B., Falissard, B., Battaglia, M., Boivin, M., Tremblay, R.E., Côté, S.M., 2017. Maternal depression symptoms and internalising problems in the offspring: the role of maternal and family factors. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 1–12. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Girard L-C, Pingault J-B, Doyle O, Falissard B, Tremblay RE. Expressive language and prosocial behaviour in early childhood: Longitudinal associations in the UK Millennium Cohort Study. European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2017;14: 381–398. doi:10.1080/17405629.2016.1215300 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Orri M, Pingault J-B, Rouquette A, Lalanne C, Falissard B, Herba C, et al. Identifying affective personality profiles: A latent profile analysis of the Affective Neuroscience Personality Scales. Scientific Report. 2017;7: 4548. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04738-x [Pdf] [Weblink]

Walton E, Pingault J-B, Cecil C a. M, Gaunt TR, Relton CL, Mill J, et al. Epigenetic profiling of ADHD symptoms trajectories: a prospective, methylome-wide study. Molecular Psychiatry. 2017;22: 250–256. doi:10.1038/mp.2016.85 [Pdf] [Weblink]

* Pingault J-B, Cecil C a. M, Murray J, Munafò M, Viding E. Causal inference in psychopathology: A systematic review of Mendelian randomisation studies aiming to identify environmental risk factors for psychopathology. Psychopathology Review. 2017;4: 4–25. doi: [Pdf] [Weblink]

Castellanos-Ryan, N., Pingault, J.-B., Parent, S., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R.E., Séguin, J.R., 2017. Adolescent cannabis use, change in neurocognitive function, and high-school graduation: A longitudinal study from early adolescence to young adulthood. Development and Psychopathology 29, 1253–1266. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Mazza, J.R., Pingault, J.-B., Booij, L., Boivin, M., Tremblay, R., Lambert, J., Zunzunegui, M.V., Côté, S., 2017. Poverty and behavior problems during early childhood: The mediating role of maternal depression symptoms and parenting. International Journal of Behavioral Development 41, 670–680. [Pdf] [Weblink]


Cecil C a. M, Walton E, Smith RG, Viding E, McCrory EJ, Relton CL, et al. DNA methylation and substance-use risk: a prospective, genome-wide study spanning gestation to adolescence. Translational Psychiatry. 2016;6: e976. doi:10.1038/tp.2016.247 [Pdf] [Weblink]

 Schoeler T, Petros N, Di Forti M, Pingault J-B, Klamerus E, Foglia E, et al. Association Between Continued Cannabis Use and Risk of Relapse in First-Episode Psychosis: A Quasi-Experimental Investigation Within an Observational Study. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016;73: 1173–1179. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.2427 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Viding E, Pingault J-B. Can Positive Parental Reinforcement Counter Genetic Risk for Callous-Unemotional Behavior? American Journal of Psychiatry. 2016;173: 862–863. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.16060694 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Krapohl E, Euesden J, Zabaneh D, Pingault J-B, Rimfeld K, von Stumm S, et al. Phenome-wide analysis of genome-wide polygenic scores. Molecular Psychiatry. 2016;21: 1188–1193. doi:10.1038/mp.2015.126 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Zheng Y, Rijsdijk F, Pingault J-B, McMahon RJ, Unger JB. Developmental changes in genetic and environmental influences on Chinese child and adolescent anxiety and depression. Psychological Medicine. 2016;46: 1829–1838. doi:10.1017/S0033291716000313 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Orri M, Rouquette A, Pingault J-B, Barry C, Herba C, Côté SM, et al. Longitudinal and Sex Measurement Invariance of the Affective Neuroscience Personality Scales. Assessment. 2016; 1073191116656795. doi:10.1177/1073191116656795 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Schoeler T, Theobald D, Pingault J-B, Farrington DP, Jennings WG, Piquero AR, et al. Continuity of cannabis use and violent offending over the life course. Psychological Medicine. 2016;46: 1663–1677. doi:10.1017/S0033291715003001 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Salla J, Michel G, Pingault JB, Lacourse E, Paquin S, Galéra C, et al. Childhood trajectories of inattention-hyperactivity and academic achievement at 12 years. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; 1–12. doi:10.1007/s00787-016-0843-4 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Henry J, Pingault J-B, Boivin M, Rijsdijk F, Viding E. Genetic and environmental aetiology of the dimensions of Callous-Unemotional traits. Psychological Medicine. 2016;46: 405–414. doi:10.1017/S0033291715001919 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Guedeney A, Forhan A, Larroque B, de Agostini M, Pingault J-B, Heude B, et al. Social withdrawal behaviour at one year of age is associated with delays in reaching language milestones in the eden mother-child cohort study. PLoS ONE. 2016;11: e0158426. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158426 [Pdf] [Weblink]


Kelly PA, Viding E, Puetz VB, Palmer AL, Mechelli A, Pingault J-B,  Samuel S , McCrory E.  Sex differences in socioemotional functioning, attentional bias, and gray matter volume in maltreated children: A multilevel investigation. Developmental Psychopathology. 2015;27: 1591–1609. doi:10.1017/S0954579415000966 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Girard L-C, Pingault J-B, Doyle O, Falissard B, Tremblay RE. Developmental associations between conduct problems and expressive language in early childhood: a population-based study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 2015;44: 1033–1043. doi:10.1007/s10802-015-0094-8 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Tremblay RE, Vitaro F, Japel C, Boivin M, Côté SM. Early nonparental care and social behavior in elementary school: support for a social group adaptation hypothesis. Child Development. 2015;86: 1469–1488. doi:10.1111/cdev.12399 [Pdf] [Weblink]

*Pingault J-B, Viding E, Galéra C, Greven CU, Zheng Y, Plomin R, et al. Genetic and environmental influences on the developmental course of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms from childhood to adolescence. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015;72: 651–658. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.0469 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pryor LE, Brendgen M, Tremblay RE, Pingault J-B, Liu X, Dubois L, et al. Early Risk Factors of Overweight Developmental Trajectories during Middle Childhood. PLoS ONE. 2015;10: e0131231. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131231 [Pdf] [Weblink]

*Pingault J-B, Rijsdijk F, Zheng Y, Plomin R, Viding E. Developmentally dynamic genome: evidence of genetic influences on increases and decreases in conduct problems from early childhood to adolescence. Scientific Reports. 2015;5: 10053. doi:10.1038/srep10053 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Côté SM, Petitclerc A, Vitaro F, Tremblay RE. Assessing the independent contribution of maternal educational expectations to children’s educational attainment in early adulthood: a propensity score matching analysis. PLoS ONE. 2015;10: e0119638. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119638 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Foulon S, Pingault J-B, Larroque B, Melchior M, Falissard B, Côté SM. Developmental predictors of inattention-hyperactivity from pregnancy to early childhood. PLoS ONE. 2015;10: e0125996. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125996 [Pdf] [Weblink]


Pingault J-B, Côté SM, Vitaro F, Falissard B, Genolini C, Tremblay RE. The developmental course of childhood inattention symptoms uniquely predicts educational attainment: a 16-year longitudinal study. Psychiatry Research. 2014;219: 707–709. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.06.022 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Krapohl E, Rimfeld K, Shakeshaft NG, Trzaskowski M, McMillan A, Pingault J-B, Asbury K, Harlaar N, Kovas Y, Dale P, Plomin R. The high heritability of educational achievement reflects many genetically influenced traits, not just intelligence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA. 2014;111: 15273–15278. doi:10.1073/pnas.1408777111 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Galéra C, Pingault J-B, Michel G, Bouvard M-P, Melchior M, Falissard B, et al. Clinical and social factors associated with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder medication use: population-based longitudinal study. British Journal of Psychiatry. 2014;205: 291–297. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.113.141952 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Cecil C a. M, Lysenko LJ, Jaffee SR, Pingault J-B, Smith RG, Relton CL, et al. Environmental risk, Oxytocin Receptor Gene (OXTR) methylation and youth callous-unemotional traits: a 13-year longitudinal study. Molecular Psychiatry. 2014;19: 1071–1077. doi:10.1038/mp.2014.95 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Guedeney A, Pingault J-B, Thorr A, Larroque B, Group TEM-CCS. Social withdrawal at 1 year is associated with emotional and behavioural problems at 3 and 5 years: the Eden mother-child cohort study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2014;23: 1181–1188. doi:10.1007/s00787-013-0513-8 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Girard L-C, Pingault J-B, Falissard B, Boivin M, Dionne G, Tremblay RE. Physical aggression and language ability from 17 to 72 months: cross-lagged effects in a population sample. PLoS ONE. 2014;9: e112185. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112185 [Pdf] [Weblink]


Galéra C, Pingault J-B, Fombonne E, Michel G, Lagarde E, Bouvard M-P, et al. Attention problems in childhood and adult substance use. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2013;163: 1677–1683.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.07.008 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Côté SM, Booij L, Ouellet-Morin I, Castellanos-Ryan N, Vitaro F, et al. Age-dependent effect of the MAOA gene on childhood physical aggression. Molecular Psychiatry. 2013;18: 1151–1152. doi:10.1038/mp.2012.173 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Côté SM, Geoffroy M-C, Pingault J-B. Early child care experiences and school readiness. Promoting School Readiness and Early Learning: Implications of Developmental Research for Practice. Guilford Publications; 2013. [Pdf] [Weblink]

*Pingault J-B, Côté S, Galéra C, Genolini C, Falissard B, Vitaro F, et al. Childhood trajectories of inattention, hyperactivity and oppositional behaviors and prediction of substance abuse/dependence: a 15-year longitudinal population-based study. Molecular Psychiatry. 2013;18: 806–812. doi:10.1038/mp.2012.87 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Genolini C, Pingault J-B, Driss T, Côté S, Tremblay RE, Vitaro F, et al. KmL3D: a non-parametric algorithm for clustering joint trajectories. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 2013;109: 104–111. doi:10.1016/j.cmpb.2012.08.016 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Côté SM, Lacourse E, Galéra C, Vitaro F, Tremblay RE. Childhood hyperactivity, physical aggression and criminality: a 19-year prospective population-based study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8: e62594. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062594 [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Blatier C. Le rôle de la mère dans la régulation des conflits entre enfants : une étude observationnelle. Devenir. 2013;25: 93. doi:10.3917/dev.132.0093 [Pdf] [Weblink]


Pingault J-B, Pouga L, Grèzes J, Berthoz S. Determination of emotional endophenotypes: A validation of the Affective Neuroscience Personality Scales and further perspectives. Psychological Assessment. 2012;24: 375–385. doi:10.1037/a0025692[Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Falissard B, Côté SM, Berthoz S. A new approach of personality and psychiatric disorders: a short version of the Affective Neuroscience Personality Scales. PLoS ONE. 2012;7: e41489. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041489 [Pdf] [Weblink]


Galéra C, Côté SM, Bouvard MP, Pingault J-B, Melchior M, Michel G, et al. Early risk factors for hyperactivity-impulsivity and inattention trajectories from age 17 months to 8 years. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2011;68: 1267–1275. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.138 [Pdf] [Weblink]

*Pingault J-B, Tremblay RE, Vitaro F, Carbonneau R, Genolini C, Falissard B, et al. Childhood trajectories of inattention and hyperactivity and prediction of educational attainment in early adulthood: a 16-year longitudinal population-based study. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2011;168: 1164–1170. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.10121732 [Pdf] [Weblink]


Côté SM, Pingault J-B, Boivin M, Japel C, Nagin DS, Xu Q, et al. Services d’éducation préscolaire et comportements agressifs: un rôle de prévention pour les familles vulnérables [Early Childhood Services: A prevention role for at-risk families]. Psychiatrie Sciences Humaines et Neurosciences. 2010;8: 77–87. doi:10.1007/s11836-010-0131-1

Pingault J-B. Les interactions sociales d’enfants (1-3 ans) observés dans un accueil parents-enfants d’une favela de l’Etat de Rio de Janeiro [Social interactions of children (1-3 years) in a parents/children care center in a favela of Rio de Janeiro state]. Ethologie & Praxéologie. 2010;14: 3–21.

Pingault J-B. Brazilian Children’s Behavioural Differentiation between the Mother, Unfamiliar Adults and Professional Caregivers. Early Child Development and Care. 2010;180: 957–972. [Pdf] [Weblink]

Pingault J-B, Goldberg J. Stratégies reproductives, soin parental et lien parent-progéniture dans le monde animal [Reproductive strategies, parental care and parent-offspring bonds in animals]. Devenir. 2008;20: 249–274. doi:10.3917/dev.083.0249