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Alice Gregory

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PositionProfessor in Psychology
Department Psychology
Email a.gregory (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7959
Alice Gregory

I am interested in the development and co-occurrence of sleep problems, anxiety and depression throughout the life course.

In order to examine temporal relationships, I have explored the associations between these phenotypes in epidemiological samples assessed longitudinally (e.g. the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study of Health and Development).

The utilization of large twin datasets, such as the Twins Early Development Study, has allowed me to examine the magnitude of genetic and environmental influences on these difficulties and their associations. Further questions – such as those concerning sex differences and the influence of rater on genetic and environmental estimates - have also been addressed using twin samples.

Recently, I have developed an interest in cognitive psychology and have borrowed ideas from research focusing upon cognitive styles linked to sleep problems, anxiety and depression in adults, and have examined their relevance to children. Much of this research has been conducted using genetically sensitive datasets, allowing integration of different approaches.

My research is conducted in collaboration with researchers from a number of different institutions, including the Institute of Psychiatry (UK); the University of Pittsburgh (USA); the University of Otago (NZ); and the University of California, Berkeley (USA).

Publications

Book Section

Anxiety and Depression in Young People: Developmental Considerations
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Hilbert, Kevin and Gregory, Alice M.. 2013. Anxiety and Depression in Young People: Developmental Considerations. In: Philip Graham and Reynolds Shirley, eds. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Families. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 7-21. ISBN 978-1-107-68985-5

Chapter 8. The genetic basis of child and adolescent anxiety.
Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2011. Chapter 8. The genetic basis of child and adolescent anxiety. In: Wendy K. Silverman and Andrew P. Field, eds. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 161-178. ISBN 9780521721486

Behavioural Genetics
Gregory, Alice M.; Ball, Harriet A. and Button, Tanya M.. 2010. Behavioural Genetics. In: Peter K. Smith and Craig Hart, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, 2nd Edition. London and Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 27-43. ISBN 978-1-4051-9679-6

Genetic Approaches to the Problem of Sleep
Gregory, Alice M. and Franken, Paul. 2009. Genetic Approaches to the Problem of Sleep. In: Marcos G. Frank, ed. Current Advances in Sleep Biology. New York: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 41-62. ISBN 978-1-60741-508-4

Behavioral genetics
Eley, Thalia C. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2004. Behavioral genetics. In: Tracy Morris and John March, eds. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. New York: Guilford Press, pp. 71-97. ISBN 978-1-57230-981-4

Genetic Research on Sleep, Sleep Disturbances and Associated Difficulties
Gregory, Alice M.; Parsons, Michael J.; Barclay, Nicola L.; Gehrman, P.R. and O'Leary, R.E.. Genetic Research on Sleep, Sleep Disturbances and Associated Difficulties. In: S.B. Malykh; Y.V. Kovas and D.A. Gaysina, eds. Behavioural Genomics: Child Development and Education. Tomsk: Publishing House of Tomsk State University, pp. 276-299.

Article

Sleeping with one eye open: Loneliness and sleep quality in young adults
Matthews, T; Danese, A; Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Moffitt, Terrie E. and Arseneault, Louise. 31 December 2017. Sleeping with one eye open: Loneliness and sleep quality in young adults. Psychological Medicine, ISSN 0033-2917

Does the sex of one’s co-twin affect height and BMI in adulthood? A study of dizygotic adult twins from 31 cohorts
Bogl, L.H.; et al., et al.,; Gregory, Alice M. and et al., et al.,. 4 April 2017. Does the sex of one’s co-twin affect height and BMI in adulthood? A study of dizygotic adult twins from 31 cohorts. Biology of Sex Differences, ISSN 2042-6410

A systematic review of variables associated with sleep paralysis
Denis, Dan; French, Christopher C. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2017. A systematic review of variables associated with sleep paralysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews, ISSN 1087-0792

A longitudinal twin and sibling study of associations between insomnia and depression symptoms in young adults
Gregory, Alice M.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Eley, Thalia C.; Buysse, Daniel J.; Schneider, Melanie N.; Parsons, Michael J. and Barclay, Nicola L.. 1 November 2016. A longitudinal twin and sibling study of associations between insomnia and depression symptoms in young adults. Sleep, 39(11), pp. 1985-1992. ISSN 0161-8105

ADHD and sleep quality: Longitudinal analyses from childhood to early adulthood in a twin cohort
Gregory, Alice M.; Agnew-Blais, J.C.; Matthews, T; Moffitt, T.E. and Arseneault, Louise. 2 August 2016. ADHD and sleep quality: Longitudinal analyses from childhood to early adulthood in a twin cohort. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, ISSN 1537-4416

A longitudinal twin and sibling study of the hopeless theory of depression in adolescence and young adulthood
Waszczuk, M.A.; Coulson, A.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 1 July 2016. A longitudinal twin and sibling study of the hopeless theory of depression in adolescence and young adulthood. Psychological Medicine, 46(9), pp. 1935-1949. ISSN 0033-2917

Genetic and environmental influences on height from infancy to early adulthood: An individual-based pooled analysis of 45 twin cohorts
Jelenkovic, Aline; et al., et al., and Gregory, Alice M.. 2 June 2016. Genetic and environmental influences on height from infancy to early adulthood: An individual-based pooled analysis of 45 twin cohorts. Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322

Coordination difficulty and internalising symptoms in adults: A twin/sibling study
Waszczyk, Monika A.; Leonard, Hayley C.; Hill, Elisabeth L.; Rowe, Richard and Gregory, Alice M.. 30 May 2016. Coordination difficulty and internalising symptoms in adults: A twin/sibling study. Psychiatry Research, 239, pp. 1-8. ISSN 0165-1781

Longitudinal stability of genetic and environmental influences on the association between diurnal preference and sleep quality in young adult twins and siblings
Barclay, Nicola L.; Rowe, Richard; O'Leary, R; Bream, D.E. and Gregory, Alice M.. 29 April 2016. Longitudinal stability of genetic and environmental influences on the association between diurnal preference and sleep quality in young adult twins and siblings. Journal of Biological Rhythms, ISSN 0748-7304

Zygosity differences in height and body mass index of twins from infancy to old age: A study of the CODATwins project
Jelenkovic, Aline; Gregory, Alice M. and et al., . October 2015. Zygosity differences in height and body mass index of twins from infancy to old age: A study of the CODATwins project. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 18(5), pp. 557-570. ISSN 1832-4274

The stability and change of etiological influences on depression, anxiety symptoms and their co-occurrence across adolescence and young adulthood
Waszczuk, M.A.; Zavos, Helena M. S.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 27 August 2015. The stability and change of etiological influences on depression, anxiety symptoms and their co-occurrence across adolescence and young adulthood. Psychological Medicine, pp. 1-15. ISSN 0033-2917

Anxiety disorders and sleep in children and adolescents
Willis, Thomas A. and Gregory, Alice M.. June 2015. Anxiety disorders and sleep in children and adolescents. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 10(2), pp. 125-131. ISSN 1556-407X

Do sleep disturbances and psychotic experiences in adolescence share genetic and environmental influences?
Taylor, M; Gregory, Alice M.; Freeman, D and Ronald, A.. 4 May 2015. Do sleep disturbances and psychotic experiences in adolescence share genetic and environmental influences? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, ISSN 0021-843X

A twin and molecular genetics study of sleep paralysis and associated factors.
Denis, Dan; French, Christopher C.; Rowe, Richard; Zavos, Helena M. S.; Nolan, Patrick M.; Parsons, Michael J. and Gregory, Alice M.. 9 February 2015. A twin and molecular genetics study of sleep paralysis and associated factors. Journal of Sleep Research, 24(4), pp. 438-446. ISSN 0962-1105

The cohort description of collaborative project of development of anthropometrical measures in twins (CODATwins) to study macro-environmental variation in genetic and environmental effects on anthropometric traits
Silventoinen, Karri; Jelenkovic, Aline; Sund, Reijo; Honda, Chika; Aaltonen, Sari; Yokoyama, Yoshie; Tarnoki, Adam D.; Tarnoki, David L.; Ning, Feng; Ji, Fuling; Pang, Zengchang; Ordoñana, Juan R.; Sánchez-Romera, Juan F.; Colodro-Conde, Lucía; Burt, Alexandra; Klump, Kelly L.; Medland, Sarah E.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Kandler, Christian; McAdams, Tom A.; Eley, Thalia C.; Gregory, Alice M.; Saudino, Kimberly J.; Dubois, Lise; Haworth, Claire MA; Wardle, Jane; Plomin, Robert; Öncel, Sevgi Y.; Aliev, Fazil; Stazi, Maria A.; Fagnani, Corrado; D'Ippolito, Cristina; Craig, Jeffrey M.; Saffery, Richard; Siribaddana, Sisira H.; Hotopf, Matthew; Sumathipala, Athula; Spector, Timothy; Mangino, Massimo; Lachance, Genevieve; Gatz, Margaret; Butler, David A.; Bayasgalan, Gombojav; Narandalai, Danshiitsoodol; Freitas, Duarte L; Maia, José Antonio; Harden, K Paige; Tucker-Drob, Elliot M.; Christensen, Kaare; Skytthe, Axel; Kyvik, Kirsten O; Kim, Bia; Hong, Changhee; Chong, Yong-Sook; Derom, Catherine A.; Vlietinck, Robert F; Cozen, Wendy; Hwang, Amie E; Mack, Thomas M; He, Mingguang; Ding, Xiaohu; Chang, Billy; Silberg, Judy L; Eaves, Lindon J; Maes, Hermine H; Cutler, Tessa L; Hopper, John L; Aujard, Kelly; Magnusson, Patrik KE; Pedersen, Nancy L; Dahl, Anna K; Song, Yun-Mi; Yang, Sarah; Tuvblad, Catherine; Baker, Laura A; Bjerregaard-Andersen, Morten; Beck-Nielsen, Henning; Sodemann, Morten; Heikkilä, Kauko; Tan, Qihua; Zhang, Dongfeng; Swan, Gary E; Krasnow, Ruth; Jang, Kerry L; Knafo-Noam, Ariel; Mankuta, David; Abramson, Lior; Lichtenstein, Paul; Krueger, Robert F; McGue, Matt; Pahlen, Shandell; Tynelius, Per; Duncan, Glen; Buchwald, Dedra; Corley, Robin P; Huibregtse, Brooke M; Nelson, Tracy L; Whitfield, Keith E.; Franz, Carol E; Kremen, William S; Lyons, Michael J; Ooki, Syuichi; Brandt, Ingunn; Nilsen, Thomas Sevenius; Inui, Fujio; Bartels, Meike; van Beijsterveldt, Toos CEM; Wardle, Jane; Llewellyn, Clare H; Fisher, Abigail; Rebato, Esther; Martin, Nicholas G; Hayakawa, Kazuo; Rasmussen, Finn; Song, Joohon; Harris, Jennifer R; Willemsen, Gonneke; Busjahn, Andreas; Goldberg, Jack H; Boomsma, Dorret I; Hur, Yoon-Mi; Sørensen, Thorkild IA and Kaprio, Jaakko. 2015. The cohort description of collaborative project of development of anthropometrical measures in twins (CODATwins) to study macro-environmental variation in genetic and environmental effects on anthropometric traits. Twin Research and Human Genetics, ISSN 1832-4274

Sleep problems in childhood psychiatric disorders: A review of the latest science
Gregory, Alice M. and Sadeh, Avi. 2015. Sleep problems in childhood psychiatric disorders: A review of the latest science. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, ISSN 0021-9630

Epigenome-wide DNA methylation analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for diurnal preference
Wong, C.C.Y.; Parsons, M.J.; Lester, Kathryn J.; Burrage, J.; Eley, Thalia C.; Mill, Jonathan; Dempster, E.L. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2015. Epigenome-wide DNA methylation analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for diurnal preference. Twin Research and Human Genetics, ISSN 1832-4274

Social jetlag, obesity and metabolic disorder: Investigation in a cohort study.
Parsons, Michael J.; Moffitt, Terrie E.; Gregory, Alice M.; Goldman-Mellor, S.J.; Nolan, Patrick M.; Poulton, Richie and Caspi, Avshalom. 22 December 2014. Social jetlag, obesity and metabolic disorder: Investigation in a cohort study. International Journal of Obesity(39), pp. 842-848. ISSN 0307-0565

Genome-wide Methylomic Analysis of Monozygotic Twins Discordant for Adolescent Depression
Dempster, E.L.; Wong, C.C.Y.; Lester, Kathryn J.; Roberts, S; Burrage, J.; Gregory, Alice M.; Mill, Jonathan and Eley, Thalia C.. 15 December 2014. Genome-wide Methylomic Analysis of Monozygotic Twins Discordant for Adolescent Depression. Biological Psychiatry, 76(12), pp. 977-983. ISSN 0006-3223

Aetiological overlap between anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity symptom dimensions in adolescence
Michelini, G; Eley, Thalia C.; Gregory, Alice M. and McAdams, T.A.. 7 September 2014. Aetiological overlap between anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity symptom dimensions in adolescence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 0-0. ISSN 0021-9630

Aetiological overlap between obsessive–compulsive and depressive symptoms: a longitudinal twin study in adolescents and adults
Bolhuis, K.; McAdams, T. A.; Monzani, B.; Gregory, Alice M.; Mataix-Cols, D.; Stringaris, A. and Eley, Thalia C.. May 2014. Aetiological overlap between obsessive–compulsive and depressive symptoms: a longitudinal twin study in adolescents and adults. Psychological Medicine, 44(07), pp. 1439-1449. ISSN 0033-2917

Cognitive content-specificity in anxiety and depression: a twin study of associations with anxiety sensitivity dimensions across development.
Brown, H. M.; Waszczuk, M.A.; Zavos, Helena M. S.; Trzaskowski, M.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 16 April 2014. Cognitive content-specificity in anxiety and depression: a twin study of associations with anxiety sensitivity dimensions across development. Psychological Medicine, ISSN 0033-2917

Polymorphisms in the circadian expressed genes PER3 and ARNTL2 are associated with diurnal preference and GNB3 with sleep measures
Parsons, Michael J.; Lester, Kathryn J.; Barclay, Nicola L.; Archer, Simon N.; Nolan, Patrick M.; Eley, Thalia C. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2 February 2014. Polymorphisms in the circadian expressed genes PER3 and ARNTL2 are associated with diurnal preference and GNB3 with sleep measures. Journal of Sleep Research, pp. 1-10. ISSN 0962-1105

The heritability of insomnia from childhood to adolescence: results from a longitudinal twin study
Barclay, Nicola L.; Gehrman, P.R.; Gregory, Alice M.; Eaves, L.J and Silberg, J.L.. 2014. The heritability of insomnia from childhood to adolescence: results from a longitudinal twin study. Sleep, 0-0. ISSN 0161-8105

Childhood sleeping difficulties and depression in adulthood: The 1970 British Cohort Study.
Greene, G; Gregory, Alice M.; White, J and Fone, D. 2014. Childhood sleeping difficulties and depression in adulthood: The 1970 British Cohort Study. Journal of Sleep Research, 0-0. ISSN 0962-1105

Is insomnia associated with deficits in neuropsychological functioning? Evidence from a population-based study
Goldman-Mellor, S.J.; Caspi, Avshalom; Gregory, Alice M.; Harrington, HonaLee; Poulton, Richie and Moffitt, Terrie E.. 2014. Is insomnia associated with deficits in neuropsychological functioning? Evidence from a population-based study. Sleep, ISSN 0161-8105

The phenotypic and genetic structure of depression and anxiety disorder symptoms in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood
Waszczuk, M.A.; Zavos, Helena M. S.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2014. The phenotypic and genetic structure of depression and anxiety disorder symptoms in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(8), pp. 905-916. ISSN 2168-622X

Catastrophizing and Poor Sleep Quality in Early Adolescent Females
Noone, Deirdre M.; Willis, Thomas A.; Cox, Jennifer; Harkness, Frances; Ogilvie, Jayne; Forbes, Erika E.; Sterr, Annette and Gregory, Alice M.. 2014. Catastrophizing and Poor Sleep Quality in Early Adolescent Females. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 12(1), pp. 41-52. ISSN 1540-2002

Sleep in Childhood and Adolescence: Age-Specific Sleep Characteristics, Common Sleep Disturbances and Associated Difficulties
Barclay, Nicola L. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2014. Sleep in Childhood and Adolescence: Age-Specific Sleep Characteristics, Common Sleep Disturbances and Associated Difficulties. Current topics in behavioral neurosciences, 16, pp. 337-365. ISSN 1866-3370

Identifying early cognitive markers for prepubescent depressive symptoms: The role of interpersonal cognitive biases
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Belli, S.R.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2014. Identifying early cognitive markers for prepubescent depressive symptoms: The role of interpersonal cognitive biases. Development and Psychopathology, 0-0. ISSN 0954-5794

Distinct mechanisms underlie associations between forms of childhood maltreatment and sitruptive nocturnal behaviours
Cecil, C; Viding, Essi; McCrory, Eamon and Gregory, Alice M.. 2014. Distinct mechanisms underlie associations between forms of childhood maltreatment and sitruptive nocturnal behaviours. Developmental Neuropsychology, ISSN 8756-5641

Mental health antecedents of early midlife insomnia: evidence from a four-decade longitudinal study
Goldman-Mellor, S.J.; Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Harrington, HonaLee; Parsons, Michael J.; Poulton, Richie and Moffitt, Terrie E.. 2014. Mental health antecedents of early midlife insomnia: evidence from a four-decade longitudinal study. Sleep, ISSN 0161-8105

Biased procesing of sleep-related stimuli in children of parents with insomnia.
Ellis, Jason; Thomson, Amy; Gregory, Alice M. and Sterr, Annette. 12 November 2013. Biased procesing of sleep-related stimuli in children of parents with insomnia. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 11, pp. 108-119.

Genes of Experience: Explaining the Heritability of Putative Environmental Variables Through Their Association with Behavioural and Emotional Traits
McAdams, Tom A.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. July 2013. Genes of Experience: Explaining the Heritability of Putative Environmental Variables Through Their Association with Behavioural and Emotional Traits. Behavior Genetics, 43(4), pp. 314-328. ISSN 0001-8244

Replication of Genome-Wide association studies (GWAS) loci for sleep in the British G1219 cohort
Parsons, Michael J.; Lester, Kathryn J.; Barclay, Nicola L.; Nolan, Patrick M.; Eley, Thalia C. and Gregory, Alice M.. 18 June 2013. Replication of Genome-Wide association studies (GWAS) loci for sleep in the British G1219 cohort. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 162(5), pp. 431-438. ISSN 15524841

Quantitative genetic research on sleep: A review of normal sleep, sleep disturbances and associated emotional, behavioural, and health-related difficulties
Barclay, Nicola L. and Gregory, Alice M.. February 2013. Quantitative genetic research on sleep: A review of normal sleep, sleep disturbances and associated emotional, behavioural, and health-related difficulties. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 17(1), pp. 29-40. ISSN 10870792

The Genesis 12-19 (G1219) Study: A Twin and Sibling Study of Gene-Environment Interplay and Adolescent Development in the UK
McAdams, Tom A.; Gregory, Alice M.; Rowe, Richard; Zavos, Helena M. S.; Barclay, Nicola L.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Maughan, Barbara and Eley, Thalia C.. February 2013. The Genesis 12-19 (G1219) Study: A Twin and Sibling Study of Gene-Environment Interplay and Adolescent Development in the UK. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16(01), pp. 134-143. ISSN 1832-4274

The development of risky attitudes from pre-driving to fully-qualified driving
Rowe, Richard; Maughan, Barbara; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 23 January 2013. The development of risky attitudes from pre-driving to fully-qualified driving. Injury Prevention, 19(4), pp. 244-249. ISSN 1353-8047

Monozygotic twin differences in nonshared environmental factors associated with chronotype
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Parsons, Michael J.; Willis, Thomas A. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2013. Monozygotic twin differences in nonshared environmental factors associated with chronotype. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 28, pp. 51-61.

Parent-reported sleep-disordered breathing symptoms early in life predict childhood behavioural problems at age 4 and 7 years
Gregory, Alice M. and Wiggs, Lucinda. 2013. Parent-reported sleep-disordered breathing symptoms early in life predict childhood behavioural problems at age 4 and 7 years. Evidence-Based Medicine, 18(2), pp. 77-78. ISSN 1356-5524

Investigating the genetic and environmental bases of biases in threat recognition and avoidance in children with anxiety problems.
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Hilbert, Kevin; Goodman, Robert; Gregory, Alice M.; Pine, Daniel S.; Viding, Essi, M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 12 July 2012. Investigating the genetic and environmental bases of biases in threat recognition and avoidance in children with anxiety problems. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 2(12),

Longitudinal genetic analysis of anxiety sensitivity
Zavos, Helena M. S.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. January 2012. Longitudinal genetic analysis of anxiety sensitivity. Developmental Psychology, 48(1), pp. 204-212. ISSN 0012-1649

The role of children's negative attributions on depression symptoms: An inherited characteristic or a product of the social environment?
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Beli, Stefano; Gregory, Alice M.; Napolitano, Maria and Eley, Thalia C.. 2012. The role of children's negative attributions on depression symptoms: An inherited characteristic or a product of the social environment? Developmental Science, 15, pp. 569-578.

Anxiety sensitivity in adolescence and young adulthood: the role of stressful life events, 5HTTLPR and their interaction.
Zavos, Helena M. S.; Wong, Chloe; Barclay, Nicola L.; Keers, Robert; Mill, Jonathan; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2012. Anxiety sensitivity in adolescence and young adulthood: the role of stressful life events, 5HTTLPR and their interaction. Depression and Anxiety, pp. 400-408. ISSN 1091-4269

Phenotypic and genetic structure of anxiety sensitivity in adolescence and early adulthood.
Brown, H. M.; Trzaskowski, M.; Zavos, H. M. S.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2012. Phenotypic and genetic structure of anxiety sensitivity in adolescence and early adulthood. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, pp. 680-688.

Sleep, emotional and behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents.
Gregory, Alice M. and Sadeh, Avi. 2012. Sleep, emotional and behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 16(2), pp. 129-136.

Nonshared environmental influences on sleep quality: A study of monozygotic twin differences.
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Buysse, Daniel J.; Maughan, Barbara and Gregory, Alice M.. 2012. Nonshared environmental influences on sleep quality: A study of monozygotic twin differences. Behavior Genetics, 42, pp. 234-244.

Insomnia and children's family socialization environments.
Gregory, Alice M.; Moffitt, Terrie E.; Ambler, Anthony; Arseneault, Louise; Houts, Renate and Caspi, Avshalom. 2012. Insomnia and children's family socialization environments. Sleep, 35(04), pp. 579-582.

Dependent negative life events and sleep quality: An examination of gene-environment interplay.
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2011. Dependent negative life events and sleep quality: An examination of gene-environment interplay. Sleep Medicine, 12, pp. 403-409.

Why can't my child sleep and will there be long-term consequences? Lessons from prospective community-based studies: Commentary on Zhang et al. Longitudinal course and outcome of chronic insomnia in Hong Kong Chinese children: A 5-year follow-up study of a community-based cohort.
Gregory, Alice M.. 2011. Why can't my child sleep and will there be long-term consequences? Lessons from prospective community-based studies: Commentary on Zhang et al. Longitudinal course and outcome of chronic insomnia in Hong Kong Chinese children: A 5-year follow-up study of a community-based cohort. Sleep, 34, pp. 1289-1290.

Associations between diurnal preference, sleep quality and externalising behaviours: A behavioural genetic analysis.
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Maughan, Barbara; Rowe, Richard and Gregory, Alice M.. 2011. Associations between diurnal preference, sleep quality and externalising behaviours: A behavioural genetic analysis. Psychological Medicine, 41, pp. 1029-1040.

Self-reported sleep quality and cognitive style in older adults
Willis, Thomas A.; Yearall, Sophie and Gregory, Alice M.. 2011. Self-reported sleep quality and cognitive style in older adults. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 35, pp. 1-10.

Associations between sleep quality and anxiety and depression symptoms in a sample of young adult twins and siblings.
Gregory, Alice M.; Buysse, Daniel J.; Willis, Thomas A.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Maughan, Barbara; Rowe, Richard; Cartwright, Sally; Barclay, Nicola L. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2011. Associations between sleep quality and anxiety and depression symptoms in a sample of young adult twins and siblings. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 71, pp. 250-255.

Sleep items in the Child Behavior Checklist: A comparison with sleep diaries, actigraphy and polysomnography in a sample of anxious, depressed and control youth.
Gregory, Alice M.; Cousins, Jennifer C.; Forbes, Erika E.; Trubnick, Laura; Ryan, Neal D.; Axelson, David A.; Birmaher, Boris; Sadeh, Avi and Dahl, Ronald E.. 2011. Sleep items in the Child Behavior Checklist: A comparison with sleep diaries, actigraphy and polysomnography in a sample of anxious, depressed and control youth. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 50, pp. 499-507. ISSN 0890-8567

Sleep quality and diurnal preference in a sample of young adults: Associations with 5HTTLPR, PER3 and CLOCK 3111.
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Mill, Jonathan; Wong, Chloe C. Y.; Zavos, Helena M. S.; Archer, Simon N. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2011. Sleep quality and diurnal preference in a sample of young adults: Associations with 5HTTLPR, PER3 and CLOCK 3111. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 156(6), pp. 681-690. ISSN 1552-4841

Childhood contributions to adult sleep problems.
Willis, Thomas A. and Gregory, Alice M.. 1 September 2010. Childhood contributions to adult sleep problems. Sleep Medicine, 11(9), pp. 818-819. ISSN 1389-9457

Dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep in children.
Gregory, Alice M.; Cox, Jennifer; Crawford, Megan R.; Holland, Jessica E. and Harvey, Allison G.. 19 February 2010. Dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep in children. Journal Of Sleep Research, 18(1), pp. 422-426.

Genetic influences on the cognitive biases associated with anxiety and depression symptoms in adolescents
Zavos, Helena M. S.; Rijsdijk, Frühling V.; Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2010. Genetic influences on the cognitive biases associated with anxiety and depression symptoms in adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 124(1-2), pp. 45-53. ISSN 0165-0327

The presence of a perseverative iterative style in poor vs. good sleepers
Barclay, Nicola L. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2010. The presence of a perseverative iterative style in poor vs. good sleepers. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 41(1), pp. 18-23. ISSN 00057916

Does childhood anxiety evoke maternal control? A genetically informed study
Eley, Thalia C.; Napolitano, Maria; Lau, Jennifer Y. F. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2010. Does childhood anxiety evoke maternal control? A genetically informed study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(7), pp. 772-779. ISSN 00219630

Diurnal preference and sleep quality: same genes? A study of Young Adult twins
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Buysse, Daniel J.; Archer, Simon N. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2010. Diurnal preference and sleep quality: same genes? A study of Young Adult twins. Chronobiology International, 27, pp. 278-296.

Genetic and environmental influences on different components of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and their overlap.
Barclay, Nicola L.; Eley, Thalia C.; Buysse, Daniel J.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2010. Genetic and environmental influences on different components of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and their overlap. Sleep, 33, pp. 659-668.

Catastrophizing and symptoms of sleep disturbances in children
Gregory, Alice M.; Noone, Deidre; Eley, Thalia C. and Harvey, Allison G.. 2010. Catastrophizing and symptoms of sleep disturbances in children. Journal of Sleep Research, 19(1p2), pp. 175-182. ISSN 09621105

Behavioural genetic analyses of prosocial behaviour in adolescents.
Gregory, Alice M.; Light-Haeusermann, Jade; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V. and Eley, Thalia C.. 27 October 2009. Behavioural genetic analyses of prosocial behaviour in adolescents. Developmental Science, 12, pp. 165-174.

Sleep Problems in Childhood Predict Neuropsychological Functioning in Adolescence
Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Moffitt, Terrie E. and Poulton, Richie. April 2009. Sleep Problems in Childhood Predict Neuropsychological Functioning in Adolescence. PEDIATRICS, 123(4), pp. 1171-1176. ISSN 0031-4005

Links Between Anxiety and Allergies: Psychobiological Reality or Possible Methodological Bias?
Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Moffitt, Terrie E.; Milne, Barry J. and Sears, Malcolmn R.. 2 February 2009. Links Between Anxiety and Allergies: Psychobiological Reality or Possible Methodological Bias? Journal Of Personality, 77, pp. 347-362.

The Direction of Longitudinal Associations Between Sleep Problems and Depression Symptoms: A Study of Twins Aged 8 and 10 Years
Gregory, Alice M.; Fruuhling, Rijsdijk; Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Dahl, Ronald E. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2009. The Direction of Longitudinal Associations Between Sleep Problems and Depression Symptoms: A Study of Twins Aged 8 and 10 Years. Sleep, 32(2), pp. 189-199. ISSN 0161-8105

Unravelling gene-environment interplay for children and adolescent depression.
Eley, Thalia C.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F. and Gregory, Alice M.. 2009. Unravelling gene-environment interplay for children and adolescent depression. ACAMH Occasional Papers, 28, pp. 19-27.

Too stressed to sleep
Gregory, Alice M. and Barclay, Nicola L.. 2009. Too stressed to sleep. The Psychologist, 22(8), pp. 676-677.

The developmental mental-disorder histories of adults with posttraumatic stress disorder: A prospective longitudinal birth cohort study.
Koenen, Karestan C.; Moffitt, Terrie E.; Caspi, Avshalom; Gregory, Alice M.; Harrington, HonaLee and Poulton, Richie. May 2008. The developmental mental-disorder histories of adults with posttraumatic stress disorder: A prospective longitudinal birth cohort study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117(2), pp. 460-466. ISSN 0021-843X

A genetic decomposition of the association between parasomnias and dyssomnias in 8-Year-old twins
Gregory, Alice M.. April 2008. A genetic decomposition of the association between parasomnias and dyssomnias in 8-Year-old twins. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 162(4), pp. 299-304. ISSN 1072-4710

Parent-reported sleep problems during development and self-reported anxiety/depression, attention problems, and aggressive behavior later in life
Gregory, Alice M.; Van der Ende, Jan; Willis, Thomas A. and Verhulst, Frank C.. April 2008. Parent-reported sleep problems during development and self-reported anxiety/depression, attention problems, and aggressive behavior later in life. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 162(4), pp. 330-335.

Finding gene-environment interactions for generalised anxiety disorder
Gregory, Alice M.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F. and Eley, Thalia C.. March 2008. Finding gene-environment interactions for generalised anxiety disorder. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 258(2), pp. 69-75. ISSN 0940-1334

Objective sleep in pediatric anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder
Forbes, Erika E.; Bertocci, Michele A.; Gregory, Alice M.; Ryan, Neal D.; Axelson, David A.; Birmaher, Boris and Dahl, Ronald E.. February 2008. Objective sleep in pediatric anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 47(2), pp. 148-155. ISSN 08908567

In the face of uncertainty: a twin study of ambiguous information, anxiety and depression in children
Eley, Thalia C.; Gregory, Alice M.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; McGuffin, Peter; Napolitano, Maria; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V. and Clark, David M.. January 2008. In the face of uncertainty: a twin study of ambiguous information, anxiety and depression in children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36(1), pp. 55-65. ISSN 0091-0627

Finding gene-environment interactions for anxiety.
Gregory, Alice M.. 2008. Finding gene-environment interactions for anxiety. Psychiatry, 7, pp. 525-528.

Objective Sleep in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders and Major Depressive Disorder
Forbes, Erika E.; Bertocci, Michele A.; Gregory, Alice M.; Ryan, Neal D.; Axelson, David A.; Birmaher, Boris and Dahl, Ronald E.. 2008. Objective Sleep in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders and Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47, pp. 148-155.

A genetic decomposition of the association between parasomnias and dyssomnias in 8 year old twins
Gregory, Alice M.. 2008. A genetic decomposition of the association between parasomnias and dyssomnias in 8 year old twins. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 162, pp. 299-304.

The developmental mental-disorder histories of adults with PTSD: A prospective longitudinal birth cohort study
Koenen, Karestan C.; Moffitt, Terrie E.; Caspi, Avshalom; Gregory, Alice M.; Harrington, HonaLee and Poulton, R.. 2008. The developmental mental-disorder histories of adults with PTSD: A prospective longitudinal birth cohort study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, pp. 460-466.

Associations between Sleep Problems and Anxiety in Youth
Gregory, Alice M.; Crawford, Megan R.; Holland, Jessica E. and Willis, Thomas A.. 2008. Associations between Sleep Problems and Anxiety in Youth. SIGNewsletter: The Child & Adolescent Anxiety, 7(2), pp. 5-6.

Pre-sleep arousal and sleep disturbances in children.
Gregory, Alice M.; Willis, Thomas A.; Wiggs, Lucinda and Harvey, Allison G.. 2008. Pre-sleep arousal and sleep disturbances in children. Sleep, 31, pp. 1745-1747.

Finding gene-environment interactions for Phobias
Gregory, Alice M.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2008. Finding gene-environment interactions for Phobias. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 258, pp. 76-81.

Parent-reported sleep problems during development predict self-reported anxiety/ depression, attention problems and aggressive behavior later in life
Gregory, Alice M.; Van der Ende, Jan; Willis, Thomas A. and Verhulst, Frank C.. 2008. Parent-reported sleep problems during development predict self-reported anxiety/ depression, attention problems and aggressive behavior later in life. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 162, pp. 330-335.

Feeling anxious: a twin study of panic/somatic ratings, anxiety sensitivity and heartbeat perception in children
Eley, Thalia C.; Gregory, Alice M.; Clark, David M. and Ehlers, Anke. December 2007. Feeling anxious: a twin study of panic/somatic ratings, anxiety sensitivity and heartbeat perception in children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48(12), pp. 1184-1191. ISSN 00219630

Pathways to childhood depressive symptoms: the role of social, cognitive, and genetic risk factors.
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Rijsdijk, Frühling; Gregory, Alice M.; McGuffin, Peter and Eley, Thalia C.. November 2007. Pathways to childhood depressive symptoms: the role of social, cognitive, and genetic risk factors. Developmental Psychology, 43(6), pp. 1402-1414. ISSN 0012-1649

Genetic and environmental influences on interpersonal cognitions and associations with depressive symptoms in 8-year-old twins.
Gregory, Alice M.; Rijsdijk, Frühling V.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Napolitano, Maria; McGuffin, Peter and Eley, Thalia C.. November 2007. Genetic and environmental influences on interpersonal cognitions and associations with depressive symptoms in 8-year-old twins. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 116(4), pp. 762-775. ISSN 0021-843X

Assessing gene–environment interactions on anxiety symptom subtypes across childhood and adolescence
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Gregory, Alice M.; Goldwin, Michelle A.; Pine, Daniel S. and Eley, Thalia C.. 11 October 2007. Assessing gene–environment interactions on anxiety symptom subtypes across childhood and adolescence. Development and Psychopathology, 19(04), pp. 1129-1146. ISSN 0954-5794

Genetic Influences on Anxiety in Children: What we've Learned and Where we're Heading
Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2007. Genetic Influences on Anxiety in Children: What we've Learned and Where we're Heading. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 10(3), pp. 199-212. ISSN 1095-4037

Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Moffitt, Terrie E.; Harington, HonaLee; Caspi, Avshalom; Kim-Cohen, Julia; Goldberg, David; Gregory, Alice M. and Poulton, Richie. 2007. Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64(6), pp. 651-660. ISSN 0003-990X

Prenatal mood disturbance predicts sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood
O'Connor, Thomas G.; Caprariello, Peter; Blackmore, Emma Robertson; Gregory, Alice M.; Glover, Vivette and Fleming, Peter. 2007. Prenatal mood disturbance predicts sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood. Early Human Development, 83(7), pp. 451-458. ISSN 03783782

Feeling anxious: A twin study of panic/somatic symptoms, anxiety sensitivity and heart-beat perception in children
Eley, Thalia C.; Gregory, Alice M.; Clark, David M. and Ehlers, Anke. 2007. Feeling anxious: A twin study of panic/somatic symptoms, anxiety sensitivity and heart-beat perception in children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, pp. 1184-1191.

Pathways to childhood depressive symptoms: The role of social, cognitive and genetic risk factors
Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Gregory, Alice M.; McGuffin, Peter and Eley, Thalia C.. 2007. Pathways to childhood depressive symptoms: The role of social, cognitive and genetic risk factors. Developmental Psychology, 43, pp. 1402-1414.

Juvenile Mental Health Histories of Adults with Anxiety Disorders
Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Moffitt, Terrie E.; Koenen, K.; Eley, Thalia C. and Poulton, Richie. 2007. Juvenile Mental Health Histories of Adults with Anxiety Disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164, pp. 301-308.

Genetic and environmental influences on interpersonal cognitions and associations with depressive symptoms in 8-year old twins
Gregory, Alice M.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F.; McGuffin, Peter; Napolitano, Maria and Eley, Thalia C.. 2007. Genetic and environmental influences on interpersonal cognitions and associations with depressive symptoms in 8-year old twins. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 116, pp. 762-775.

Family conflict in childhood: A predictor of later insomnia.
Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Moffitt, Terrie E. and Poulton, Richie. 1 August 2006. Family conflict in childhood: A predictor of later insomnia. Sleep, 29(8), pp. 1063-1067. ISSN 01618105

Associations between sleep problems, anxiety, and depression in twins at 8 years of age
Gregory, Alice M.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V.; Dahl, Ronald E.; McGuffin, Peter and Eley, Thalia C.. 2006. Associations between sleep problems, anxiety, and depression in twins at 8 years of age. Pediatrics, 118(3), pp. 1124-1132. ISSN 0031-4005 (print), 1098-4275 (online)

A Twin-Study of Sleep Difficulties in School-Aged Children
Gregory, Alice M.; Rijsdijk, Frühling V. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2006. A Twin-Study of Sleep Difficulties in School-Aged Children. Child Development, 77(6), pp. 1668-1679. ISSN 0009-3920

Prospective longitudinal associations between persistent sleep problems in childhood and anxiety and depression disorders in adulthood
Gregory, Alice M.; Caspi, Avshalom; Eley, Thalia C.; Moffitt, Terrie E.; O'Connor, Thomas G. and Poulton, Richie. April 2005. Prospective longitudinal associations between persistent sleep problems in childhood and anxiety and depression disorders in adulthood. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33(2), pp. 157-163. ISSN 0091-0627

Measured family influences on the association between sleep problems and anxiety in a large sample of pre-school aged twins.
Gregory, Alice M.; Eley, Thalia C.; O'Connor, Thomas G.; Rijsdijk, Fruhling V. and Plomin, Robert. 2005. Measured family influences on the association between sleep problems and anxiety in a large sample of pre-school aged twins. Personality and Individual Differences, 39, pp. 1337-1348.

Sleep Problems, Anxiety and Cognitive Style in School-Aged Children.
Gregory, Alice M. and Eley, Thalia C.. 2005. Sleep Problems, Anxiety and Cognitive Style in School-Aged Children. Infant and Child Development, 14, pp. 435-444. ISSN 1522-7227

Exploring the association between anxiety and conduct problems in a large sample of twins aged 2-4
Gregory, Alice M.; Eley, Thalia C. and Plomin, R.. April 2004. Exploring the association between anxiety and conduct problems in a large sample of twins aged 2-4. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 32(2), pp. 111-122. ISSN 0091-0627 (print), 1573-2835 (online)

Common childhood sleep problems.
Gregory, Alice M.. 2004. Common childhood sleep problems. NAPCR, 4, pp. 206-207.

Gene-environment interaction analysis of serotonin system markers with adolescent depression.
Eley, Thalia C.; Sugden, K.; Corsico, A.; Gregory, Alice M.; Sham, Pak; Plomin, R. and Craig, I. W.. 2004. Gene-environment interaction analysis of serotonin system markers with adolescent depression. Molecular Psychiatry, 9, pp. 908-915.

Etiologies of Associations Between Childhood Sleep and Behavioral Problems in a Large Twin Sample
Gregory, Alice M.; Eley, Thalia C.; O’Connor, Thomas G. and Plomin, Robert. 2004. Etiologies of Associations Between Childhood Sleep and Behavioral Problems in a Large Twin Sample. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 43(6), pp. 744-751. ISSN 08908567

Heart-beat perception, panic/somatic symptoms and anxiety sensitivity in children
Eley, Thalia C.; Stirling, Lucy; Ehlers, Anke; Gregory, Alice M. and Clark, David M.. 2003. Heart-beat perception, panic/somatic symptoms and anxiety sensitivity in children. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42, pp. 439-448. ISSN 0005-7967

Handedness and schizotypy in a Japanese sample: an association masked by cultural effects on hand usage
Gregory, Alice M.; Claridge, Gordon; Clark, Ken and Taylor, Paul D.. 2003. Handedness and schizotypy in a Japanese sample: an association masked by cultural effects on hand usage. Schizophrenia Research, 65, pp. 139-145. ISSN 0920-9964

Sleep problems in childhood: a longitudinal study of developmental change and association with behavioral problems
Gregory, Alice M. and O'Connor, Thomas G.. 2002. Sleep problems in childhood: a longitudinal study of developmental change and association with behavioral problems. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41(8), pp. 964-971. ISSN 0890-8567 / online 1527-5418

The role of cognitive processes in sleep disturbance: a comparison of Japanese and English university students
Harvey, Allison G.; Gregory, Alice M. and Bird, Chris. 2002. The role of cognitive processes in sleep disturbance: a comparison of Japanese and English university students. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 30(03), pp. 259-270. ISSN 1352-4658

Antisocial behaviour and callous-unemotional traits: Different associations with sleep quality
Denis, Dan; Akhtar, Reece; Holding, Ben; Murray, C; Panatti, J; Claridge, Gordon; Sadeh, Avi; Barclay, Nicola L.; O'Leary, R; Maughan, Barbara; McAdams, Tom A.; Rowe, Richard; Eley, Thalia C.; Viding, Essi and Gregory, Alice M.. Antisocial behaviour and callous-unemotional traits: Different associations with sleep quality. Sleep, ISSN 0161-8105

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