Publications in scientific journals: 2009

Research based on NTR data


Aa N van der, Rebollo-Mesa I, Willemsen G, Boomsma DI, Bartels M. Frequency of truancy at high school: evidence for genetic and twin specific shared environmental influences. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2009;45(6):579-586
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.03.020

Althoff RR, Rettew DC, Boomsma DI, Hudziak JJ. Latent class analysis of the Child Behavior Checklist Obsessive-Compulsive Scale. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 50(6):584-592
DOI: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2009.01.005

Aulchenko YS, Ripatti S, Lindqvist I, Boomsma DI, Heid IM, Pramstaller PP, Penninx BWJH, Janssens AC, Wilson JF, Spector T, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, Geus EJC de, Sabatti C, Gieger C, Meitinger T, Kronenberg F, Doring A, Wichmann HE, Smit JH, McCarthy MI, Duijn CM van, Peltonen L, others. Loci influencing lipid levels and coronary heart disease risk in 16 European population cohorts. Nature Genetics. 2009;41(1):47-55
DOI: 10.1038/ng.269
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Bartels M, Althoff RR, Boomsma DI. Anesthesia and cognitive performance in children: no evidence for a causal relationship. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2009;12(3):246-253
DOI: 10.1375/twin.12.3.246

Bartels M, Boomsma DI. Born to be happy? The etiology of subjective well-being. Behavior Genetics. 2009;39(6):605-615, Open Access
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-009-9294-8

Bartels M, Beijsterveldt CEM van, Boomsma DI. Breastfeeding, maternal education and cognitive function: a prospective study in twins. Behavior Genetics. 2009; 39(6):616-622, Open Access
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-009-9293-9

Bartels M, Althoff RR, Boomsma DI. Anesthesia and cognitive performance in children: No evidence for a causal relationship. Are the conclusions justified by the data? Reply to Flick et al., 2009. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2009;12(6):613-614
DOI: 10.1375/twin.12.6.613

Benyamin B, Ferreira MAR, Willemsen G, Gordon S, Middelberg RPS, McEvoy BP, Hottenga JJ, Henders AK, Campbell MJ, Wallace L, Frazer IH, Heath AC, Geus EJC de, Nyholt DR, Visscher PM, Penninx BWJH, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Whitfield JB. Common variants in TMPRSS6 are associated with iron status and erythrocyte volume. Nature Genetics. 2009;41(11):1173-1175
DOI: 10.1038/ng.456

Bochdanovits Z, Gosso FM, Berg L van den, Rizzu P, Polderman TJC, Pardo LM, Houlihan LM, Luciano M, Starr JM, Harris SE, Deary IJ, Geus EJC de, Boomsma DI, Heutink P, Posthuma D. A Functional polymorphism under positive evolutionary selection in ADRB2 is associated with human intelligence with opposite effects in the young and the elderly. Behavior Genetics. 2009;39(1):15-23
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-008-9233-0

Bochdanovits Z, Verhage M, Smit AB, Geus EJC de, Posthuma D, Boomsma DI, Penninx BWJH, Hoogendijk, Heutink P. Joint reanalysis of 29 correlated SNPs supports the role of PCLO/Piccolo as a causal risk factor for major depressive disorder. Molecular Psychiatry. 2009;14(7):650-652
DOI: 10.1038/mp.2009.37

Bosch JA, Geus EJC de, Carroll D, Goedhart AD, Anane LA, Veldhuizen van Zanten JJ, Helmerhorst EJ, Edwards KM. A General Enhancement of Autonomic and Cortisol Responses During Social Evaluative Threat. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2009;71(8):877-885
DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181baef05

Cichon S, Craddock N, Daly M, Faraone SV, Gejman PV, Kelsoe J, Lehner T, Levinson DF, Moran A, Sklar P, The Psychiatric GWAS Consortium Coordinating Committee, Boomsma DI, Geus de EJC, Willemsen G, Posthuma D. Genomewide association studies: history, rationale, and prospects for psychiatric disorders. The American Journal of Psychiatry. 2009;166(5):540-556, Open Access
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.08091354

Derks EM, Hudziak JJ, Boomsma DI. Genetics of ADHD, hyperactivity, and attention problems. Handbook of Behavior Genetics. 2009;361-378

Distel MA, Rebollo-Mesa I, Willemsen G, Derom CA, Trull TJ, Martin NG, Boomsma DI. Familial resemblance of borderline personality disorder features: genetic or cultural transmission? PLoS ONE. 2009;4(4):e5334, Open Access
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005334

Distel MA, Trull TJ, Boomsma DI. The genetic epidemiology of borderline personality disorder. Borderline Personality Disorder: New Research. 2009;1-31

Distel MA, Trull TJ, Willemsen G, Vink JM, Derom CA, Lynskey M, Martin NG, Boomsma DI. The five-factor model of personality and borderline personality disorder: a genetic analysis of comorbidity. Biological Psychiatry. 2009;66(12):1131-1138
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.07.017

Ent D van 't, Beijsterveldt CEM van, Derks EM, Hudziak JJ, Veltman DJ, Todd RD, Boomsma DI, Geus EJC de. Neuroimaging of response interference in twins concordant or discordant for inattention and hyperactivity symptoms. Neuroscience. 2009;164(1):16-29
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.01.056

Ent D van 't, Soelen ILC van, Stam CJ, Geus EJC de, Boomsma DI. Strong resemblance in the amplitude of oscillatory brain activity in monozygotic twins is not caused by "trivial" similarities in the composition of the skull. Human Brain Mapping. 2009;30(7):2142-2145, Open Access
DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20656

Estourgie-Van Burk GF, Bartels M, Hoekstra RA, Polderman TJC, Delemarre-van de Waal HA, Boomsma DI. A twin study of cognitive costs of low birth weight and catch-up growth. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2009;154(1):29-32
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.07.016

Estourgie-Van Burk GF, Bartels M, Delemarre-van de Waal HA, Boomsma DI. Heritability of testis size. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2009;12(4):351-355
DOI: 10.1375/twin.12.4.351

Estrada K, Krawczak M, Schreiber S, Duijn K van, Stolk L, Meurs JB van, Liu F, Penninx BWJH, Hottenga JJ, Willemsen G, Geus EJC de, Aulchenko YS, Oostra BA, Ohlsson C, Boomsma DI, Uitterlinden AG, Duijn CM van, Rivadeneira F, Kayser M, others. A genome-wide association study of northwestern Europeans involves the C-type natriuretic peptide signaling pathway in the etiology of human height variation. Human Molecular Genetics. 2009;18(18):3516-3524, Open Access
DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddp296
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Ferreira MAR, Hottenga JJ, Warrington NM, Medland SE, Willemsen G, Lawrence RW, Gordon S, Geus EJC de, Henders AK, Smit JH, Nyholt DR, James AL, Beilby JP, Penninx BWJH, Palmer LJ, Frazer IH, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Boomsma DI, others. Sequence variants in three loci influence monocyte counts and erythrocyte volume. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 2009;85(5):745-749, Open Archive
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2009.10.005
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Ferreira MA, Zhao ZZ, Thomsen SF, James M, Evans DM, Postmus PE, Kyvik KO, Backer V, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Duffy DL. Association and interaction analyses of eight genes under asthma linkage peaks. Allergy. 2009;64(11):1623-1628
DOI: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2009.02091.x
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Freedland KE, Geus EJC de, Golden RN, Kop WJ, Miller GE, Vaccarino V, Brumback B, Llabre MM, White VJ, Sheps DS. What’s in a Name? Psychosomatic Medicine and Biobehavioral Medicine. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2009;71(1):1-4
DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181954848

Grootheest DS van, Cath DC, Hottenga JJ, Beekman AT, Boomsma DI. Genetic factors underlie stability of obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2009;12(5):411-419
DOI: 10.1375/twin.12.5.411

Haworth CM, Wright MJ, Martin NW, Martin NG, Boomsma DI, Bartels M, Posthuma D, Davis OS, Brant AM, Corley RP, Hewitt JK, Iacono WG, McGue M, Thompson LA, Hart SA, Petrill SA, Lubinski D, Plomin R. A twin study of the genetics of high cognitive ability selected from 11,000 twin pairs in six studies from four countries. Behavior Genetics. 2009;39(4):359-370
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-009-9262-3

Hoekstra RA, Bartels M, Leeuwen M van, Boomsma DI. Genetic architecture of verbal abilities in children and adolescents. Developmental Science. 2009;12(6):1041-1053
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00843.x

Jonker MA, Bhulai S, Boomsma DI, Ligthart L, Posthuma D, Vaart AW van der. Gamma frailty model for linkage analysis with application to interval-censored migraine data. Biostatistics. 2009;10(1):187-200, Open Access
DOI: 10.1093/biostatistics/kxn027

Kettunen J, Perola M, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Benyamin B, Harris JR, Boomsma DI, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, Slagboom PE, Christensen K, Kyvik KO, Sorensen TIA, Pedersen NL, Spector TD, Widen E, Silventoinen K, Kaprio J, Palotie A, Peltonen L, others. Multicenter dizygotic twin cohort study confirms two linkage susceptibility loci for body mass index at 3q29 and 7q36 and identifies three further potential novel loci. International Journal of Obesity. 2009;33(11):1235-1242
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2009.168

Koten JW Jr, Wood G, Hagoort P, Goebel R, Propping P, Willmes K, Boomsma DI. Genetic contribution to variation in cognitive function: an FMRI study in twins. Science. 2009;323(5922):1737-1740
DOI: 10.1126/science.1167371

Kuijper EA, Vink JM, Lambalk CB, Boomsma DI. Prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in women from opposite-sex twin pairs. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2009;94(6):1987-1990, Open Access
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2009-0191

Leeuwen M van, Peper JS, Berg SM van den, Brouwer RM, Hulshoff Pol HE, Kahn RS, Boomsma DI. A genetic analysis of brain volumes and IQ in children. Intelligence. 2009;37(2):181-191
DOI: 10.1016/j.intell.2008.10.005

Leeuwen M van, Berg SM van den, Peper JS, Hulshoff Pol HE, Boomsma DI. Genetic covariance structure of reading, intelligence and memory in children. Behavior Genetics. 2009;39(3):245-254, Open Access
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-009-9264-1

Leeuwen M van, Berg SM van den, Hoekstra RA, Boomsma DI. The genetic and environmental structure of verbal and visuospatial memory in young adults and children. Neuropsychology. 2019;23(6):792-802
DOI: 10.1037/a0016526

Licht CMM, Geus EJC de, Seldenrijk A, Hout HPJ van, Zitman FG, Dyck R van, Penninx BWJH. Depression is associated with decreased blood pressure, but antidepressant use increases the risk for hypertension. Hypertension. 2009;53(4):631-638, Open Access
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.108.126698

Licht CMM, Geus EJC de, Dyck R van, Penninx BWJH. Association between Anxiety Disorders and Heart Rate Variability in The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA). Psychosomatic Medicine. 2009;71(5):508-518
DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181a292a6

Lubke GH, Hudziak JJ, Derks EM, Beijsterveldt CEM van, Boomsma DI. Maternal ratings of attention problems in ADHD: evidence for the existence of a continuum. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2009;48(11):1085-1093
DOI: 10.1097/CHI.0b013e3181ba3dbb

McEvoy BP, Montgomery GW, A.F. McRae, Ripatti S, M. Perola, T.D. Spector, L. Cherkas, Boomsma DI, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, A. Palotie, E. Widen, J. Muilu, A.C. Syvanen, U. Liljedahl, O. Hardiman, S. Cronin, L. Peltonen, N.G. Martin, P.M. Visscher, others. Geographical structure and differential natural selection among North European populations. Genome Research, 19(5):804-814, Open Access
DOI: 10.1101/gr.083394.108
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Medland SE, Duffy DL, Wright MJ, Geffen GM, Hay DA, Levy F, Beijsterveldt CEM van, Willemsen G, Townsend GC, White V, Hewitt AW, Mackey DA, Bailey JM, Slutske WS, Nyholt DR, Treloar, Martin NG, Boomsma DI. Genetic influences on handedness: data from 25,732 Australian and Dutch twin families. Neuropsychologia. 2009;47(2):330-337
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.09.005

Middeldorp CM, Sullivan PF, Wray NR, Hottenga JJ, Geus EJC de, Berg M van den, Montgomery GW, Coventry WL, Statham DJ, Andrews G, Slagboom PE, Boomsma DI, Martin NG. Suggestive linkage on chromosome 2, 8, and 17 for lifetime major depression. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 2009;150B(3):352-358
DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.b.30817

Middeldorp CM, Boomsma DI. Genetics and Psychopathology. Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences. 2009;2:1180-1199

Moor MHM de, Distel MA, Trull TJ, Boomsma DI. Assessment of borderline personality features in population samples: is the Personality Assessment Inventory-Borderline Features scale measurement invariant across sex and age? Psychological Assessment. 2009;21(1):125-130
DOI: 10.1037/a0014502

Moor MHM de, Liu YJ, Boomsma DI, Li J, Hamilton JJ, Hottenga JJ, Levy S, Liu XG, Pei YF, Posthuma D, Recker RR, Sullivan PF, Wang L, Willemsen G, Yan H, Geus EJC de, Deng HW. Genome-wide association study of exercise behavior in Dutch and American adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2009;41(10):1887-1895, Open Access
DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181a2f646

Pardo L, Bochdanovits Z, Geus EJC de, Hottenga JJ, Sullivan PF, Posthuma D, Penninx BWJH, Boomsma DI, Heutink P. Global similarity with local differences in linkage disequilibrium between the Dutch and HapMap-CEU populations. European Journal of Human Genetics. 2009;17(6):802-810
DOI: 10.1038/ejhg.2008.248
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Peper JS, Brouwer RM, Schnack HG, Baal GCM van, Leeuwen M van, Berg SM van den, Delemarre-van de Waal HA, Boomsma DI, Kahn RS, Hulshoff Pol HE. Sex steroids and brain structure in pubertal boys and girls. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2009;34(3):332-342
DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2008.09.012

Peper JS, Zwiers MP, Boomsma DI, Kahn RS, Hulshoff Pol HE. Human Brain Volume: What's in the Genes? Handbook of Behavior Genetics. 2009;137-157

Peper JS, Brouwer RM, Baal GCM van, Schnack HG, Leeuwen M van, Boomsma DI, Kahn RS, Hulshoff Pol HE. Does having a twin brother make for a bigger brain? European Journal of Endocrinology. 2009;160(5):739-746, Open Access
DOI: 10.1530/EJE-08-0915

Peper JS, Schnack HG, Brouwer RM, Baal GCM van, Pjetri E, Szekely E, Leeuwen M van, Berg SM van den, Collins DL, Evans AC, Boomsma DI, Kahn RS, Hulshoff Pol HE. Heritability of regional and global brain structure at the onset of puberty: a magnetic resonance imaging study in 9-year-old twin pairs. Human Brain Mapping. 2009;30(7):2184-2196, Open Access
DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20660
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Poelen EA, Engels RC, Scholte RH, Boomsma DI, Willemsen G. Similarities in drinking behavior of twin's friends: moderation of heritability of alcohol use. Behavior Genetics. 2009;39(2):145-153, Open Access
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-008-9250-z

Poelen EA, Engels RC, Scholte RH, Boomsma DI, Willemsen G. Predictors of problem drinking in adolescence and young adulthood. A longitudinal twin-family study. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2009;18(6):345-352
DOI: 10.1007/s00787-009-0736-x

Polderman TJC, Geus EJC de, Hoekstra RA, Bartels M, Leeuwen M van, Verhulst FC, Posthuma D,  Boomsma DI. Attention problems, inhibitory control, and intelligence index overlapping genetic factors: a study in 9-, 12-, and 18-year-old twins. Neuropsychology. 2009;23(3):381-391
DOI: 10.1037/a0014915

Posthuma D, Geus EJC de, Deary IJ. The Genetics of Intelligence. The Genetics of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2009;97-121

Prokopenko I, Langenberg C, Florez JC, Saxena R, Soranzo N, Thorleifsson G, Loos RJ, Manning AK, Hottenga JJ, Geus EJC de, Willemsen G, Boomsma DI, Penninx BWJH, Lakatta E, Waeber G, Fox CS, Peltonen L, Groop LC, Mooser V, Cupples LA, Thorsteinsdottir U, Boehnke M, Barroso I, many others. Variants in MTNR1B influence fasting glucose levels. Nature Genetics. 2009;41(1):77-81
DOI: 10.1038/ng.290

Schot AC van der, Vonk R, Brans RG, Haren NE van, Koolschijn PC, Nuboer V, Schnack HG, Baal GCM van, Boomsma DI, Nolen WA, Hulshoff Pol HE, Kahn RS. Influence of genes and environment on brain volumes in twin pairs concordant and discordant for bipolar disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2009;66(2):142-151, Open Access
DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2008.541

Simonis-Bik AM, Eekhoff EM, Moor MHM de, Kramer MH, Boomsma DI, Heine RJ, Dekker JM, Maassen JA, Hart LM ‘t, Diamant M, Geus EJC de. Genetic influences on the insulin response of the beta cell to different secretagogues. Diabetologia. 2009;52(12):2570-2577
DOI: 10.1007/s00125-009-1532-3

Slof-Op 't Landt MC, Dolan CV, Rebollo-Mesa I, Bartels M, Furth EF van, Beijsterveldt CEM van, Meulenbelt I, Slagboom PE, Boomsma DI. Sex differences in sum scores may be hard to interpret: the importance of measurement invariance. Assessment. 2009;16(4):415-423
DOI: 10.1177/1073191109344827

Smit DJA, Posthuma D, Boomsma DI, Geus EJC de. Phenotypic and genetic correlations between evoked EEG/ERP measures during the response anticipation period of a delayed response task. Psychophysiology. 2009;46(2):344-356
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2008.00777.x

Soelen ILC van, Berg SM van den, Dekker PH, Leeuwen M van, Peper JS, Hulshoff Pol HE, Boomsma DI. Individual differences in dynamic measures of verbal learning abilities in young twin pairs and their older siblings. Learning and Individual Differences. 2009;19(4):440-444
DOI: 10.1016/j.lindif.2009.03.005

Sprangers MAG, Sloan JA, Veenhoven R, Cleeland CS, Halyard MY, Abertnethy AP, Baas F, Barsevick AM, Bartels M, Boomsma DI, Movsas B, Noorden CJF van, Patrick DL, Pedersen NL, Ropka ME, Shi Q, Shinozaki G, Singh JA, Yang P, Zwinderman AH, others. The Establishment of the GENEQOL Consortium to Investigate the Genetic Disposition of Patient-Reported Quality-of-Life Outcomes. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2009;12(3):301-311
DOI: 10.1375/twin.12.3.301

Stubbe JH, Geus EJC de. Genetics of exercise behavior. Handbook of Behavior Genetics. 2009;343-358

Sullivan PF, Boomsma DI, Geus EJC de, Willemsen G, Posthuma D, many others for The Psychiatric GWAS Consortium Steering Committee. A framework for interpreting genome-wide association studies of psychiatric disorders. Molecular Psychiatry. 2009;14(1):10-17
DOI: 10.1038/mp.2008.126

Sullivan PF, Geus EJC de, Willemsen G, James MR, Smit JH, Zandbelt T, Arolt V, Baune BT, Blackwood D, Hottenga JJ, Posthuma D, Smoller JW, Tzeng JY, Dyck R van, Verhage M, Zitman FG, Martin NG, Wray NR, Boomsma DI, Penninx BWJH, others. Genome-wide association for major depressive disorder: a possible role for the presynaptic protein piccolo. Molecular Psychiatry. 2009;14(4):359-375
DOI: 10.1038/mp.2008.125
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Vink JM, Smit AB, Geus EJC de, Sullivan P, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, Smit JH, Hoogendijk WJH, Zitman FG, Peltonen L, Westendorp RG, Slagboom PE, Tiemeier H, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, Aulchenko YS, Amin N, Duijn C van, Penninx BWJH, Boomsma DI, others. Genome-wide association study of smoking initiation and current smoking. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 2009;84(3):367-379, Open Archive
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2009.02.001
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Vink JM, Staphorsius AS, Boomsma DI. A genetic analysis of coffee consumption in a sample of Dutch twins. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2009;12(2):127-131
DOI: 10.1375/twin.12.2.127

Vinkhuyzen AAE, Sluis S van der, Posthuma D, Boomsma DI. The heritability of aptitude and exceptional talent across different domains in adolescents and young adults. Behavior Genetics. 2009;39(4):380-392, Open Access
DOI: 10.1007/s10519-009-9260-5

Willemsen G, Boomsma DI. Multiparous women: a key target population for smoking intervention? Public Health. 2009;123(5):401-402
DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2009.02.009