Karin Verweij

Postdoc

Publications

Haysom, H., Verweij, K.J.H., & Zietsch, B.P. Evolutionary Theories of Human Personality. In J. Wright (ed), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition. In press.

Abdellaoui, A.*, Verweij, K.J.H.*, & Zietsch, B.P. No evidence for genetic assortative mating beyond that due to population stratification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Epub ahead of print. *Joint first authors

Verweij, K.J.H., Abdellaoui, A., Veijola, J., Sebert, S., Koiranen, M., Keller, M.C ., Järvelin, M-R., & Zietsch, B.P. (2014). The association of genotype-based inbreeding coefficient with a range of physical and psychological human traits. PLoS One, 9 (7); e103102.

Verweij, K.J.H.*, Burri, A.V., & Zietsch, B.P.* Testing the prediction from sexual selection that trait preference is genetically correlated with trait display. Evolution and human behaviour, in press. *These authors contributed equally

Power, R.A., Verweij, K.J.H., Zuhair, M., Montgomery, G.W., Henders, A.K., Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A.F., Medland, S., Wray, N.R., & Martin, N.G. (2014). Genetic predisposition to schizophrenia associated with increased use of cannabis. Molecular Psychiatry, Epub ahead of print.

Van den Berg, S.M., de Moor, M.H.M., McGue, M., Pettersson, E., Terracciano, A., Verweij, K.J.H., Amin, N., Derringer, J., Esko, T., van Grootheest, G., Hansell, N.K., Huffman, J., Konte, B. Lahti, J., Luciano, M., Matteson, L.K., Viktorin, A., Wouda, J., Agrawal, A., Allik, J., Bierut, L., Broms, U., Campbell, H., Davey Smith, G., Eriksson, J.G., Ferrucci, L., Franke, B., Fox, J-P., de Geus, E.J.C, Giegling, I., Gow, A.J., Grucza, R., Hartmann, A.M., Heath, A.C., Heikkilä, K., Iacono, W.G., Janzing, J., Jokela, M., Kiemeney, L., Lehtimäki, T., Madden, P.A.F., Magnusson, P.K.E., Northstone, K., Nutile, T., Ouwens, K.G., Palotie A., Pattie, A., Pesonen, A-K, Polasek, O., Pulkkinen, L., Pulkki-Råback, L., Raitakari, O.T., Realo, A., Rose, R.J., Ruggiero, D., Seppälä, I., Slutske, W.S., Smyth, D.C., Sorice, R., Starr, J.M., Sutin, A.R., Tanaka, T., Verhagen, J., Vermeulen, S., Vuoksimaa, E., Widen, E., Willemsen, G., Wright, M.J., Zgaga, L., Rujescu, D., Metspalu, A., Wilson, J.F., Ciullo, M., Hayward, C., Rudan, I., Deary, I.J., Räikkönen, K., Arias Vasquez, A., Costa, P.T., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., van Duijn, C.M., Penninx, B.W.J.H., Krueger, R.F., Evans, D.M., Kaprio, J, Pedersen, N.L, Martin, N.G, & Boomsma, D.I. (2014). Harmonization of Neuroticism and Extraversion phenotypes across inventories and cohorts in the Genetics of Personality Consortium: an application of Item Response Theory. Behavior Genetics, 44 (4); 295-313.

Maciejewski, D.F., Creemers, H., Lynskey, M.T., Madden, P.A.F., Heath, A.C., Statham, D.J., Martin, N.G., & Verweij, K.J.H. (2014). Overlapping genetic and environmental influences on non-suicidal self injury and suicidal ideation: Different outcomes, same etiology? JAMA Psychiatry, 71 (6); 699-705.

Zietsch, B.P., Kuja-Halkola, R., Walum, H., & Verweij, K.J.H. (2014). Perfect genetic correlation between number of offspring and grandoffspring in an industrialized human population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (3); 1032-1036.

Verweij, K.J.H., Huizink, A.C., Agrawal, A., Martin, N.G., & Lynskey, M.T. (2013). Is the relationship between early-onset cannabis use and educational attainment causal or due to common liability? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133 (2); 580-586.

Verweij, K.J.H., Agrawal, A., Nat, N.O., Creemers, H.E., Huizink, A.C., Martin, N.G., & Lynskey, M.T. (2013) A genetic perspective on the proposed inclusion of cannabis withdrawal in DSM-5. Psychological Medicine,43 (8); 1713-1722.

Verweij, K.J.H., Vinkhuyzen, A.A.E., Benyamin, B., Lynskey, M.T., Quaye, L., Agrawal, A., Gordon, S.D., Montgomery, G.W., Madden, P.A.F., Heath, A.C., Spector, T.D., Martin, N.G., & Medland, S.E. (2013). The genetic etiology of cannabis use initiation: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies, and a SNP-based heritability estimation. Addiction Biology, 18 (5); 846-850.

Verweij, K.J.H.*, Burri, A.V., & Zietsch, B.P.* (2012). Evidence for genetic variation in human mate preferences for sexually dimorphic physical traits. PLoS One, 7: e49294. *These authors contributed equally

Tielbeek, J.J., Medland, S.E., Benyamin, B., Byrne, E.M., Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A.F., Montgomery, G.W., Martin, N.G., Wray, N.R., & Verweij, K.J.H. Unravelling the genetic etiology of adult antisocial behaviour: A genome-wide association study. PloS One, 7 (10), e45086.

Verweij, K.J.H., Vinkhuyzen, A.A.E., Benyamin, B., Lynskey, M.T., Quaye, L., Agrawal, A., Gordon, S.D., Montgomery, G.W., Madden, P.A.F., Heath, A.C., Spector, T.D., Martin, N.G., & Medland, S.E. (2012). The genetic etiology of cannabis use initiation: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies, and a SNP-based heritability estimation. Addiction Biology, (5); 846-850.

Verweij, K.J.H.*, Yang, J., Lahti, J, Veijola, J., Hintsanen, M., Pulkki-Råback, L., Heinonen, K., Pouta, A., Pesonen, A.K., Widen, E., Taanila, A., Isohanni, M., Miettunen, J., Palotie, A., Penke, L., Service, S.K., Heath, A.C., Montgomery, G.W., Raitakari, O., Kähönen, M., Viikari, J., Räikkönen, K., Eriksson, J.G., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Lehtimäki, T., Martin, N.G., Järvelin, M.R., Visscher, P.M., Keller, M.C., & Zietsch, B.P.* (2012). Maintenance of genetic variation in human personality: Testing evolutionary models by estimating heritability due to common causal variants and investigating the effect of distant inbreeding. Evolution, 66 (10); 3238-3251. *These authors contributed equally

Service, S.K., Verweij, K.J.H., Lahti, J., Congdon, E., Ekelund, J., Hintsanen, M., Räikkönen, K., Lehtimäki, T., Kähönen, M., Widen, E., Taanila, A., Veijola, J., Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A.F., Montgomery, G.W., Sabatti, C., Järvelin, M.R., Palotie, A., Raitakari, O., Viikari, J., Martin, N.G., Eriksson, J.G., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Wray, N.R., & Freimer, N.B. (2012). A Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Association Studies of Cloninger’s Temperament Scales. Translational Psychiatry, 2 (5); e116.

Agrawal, A., Verweij, K.J.H., Gillespie, N.A., Heath, A.C., Lessov-Schlaggar, C.N., Madden, P.A.F., Martin, N.G., Nelson, E.C., Slutske, W.S., Whitfield, J.B., & Lynskey, M.T. (2012). The genetics of addiction. Translational Psychiatry, 2 (7); e140.

Zietsch, B.P., Verweij, K.J.H., & Burri, A.V. (2012). Heritability of preferences for multiple cues of mate quality in humans. Evolution, 66 (6); 1762-1772.

Zietsch, B.P.*, Verweij, K.J.H.*, Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A.F., Martin, N.G., Nelson, E.C., & Lynskey, M.T. (2012). Do shared etiological factors contribute to the relationship between sexual orientation and lifetime depression? Psychological Medicine, 42; 521-533. * Joint first authors

Blokland, G.A.M., Mosing, M.A., Verweij, K.J.H., & Medland, S.E (2012). Twin studies and Behaviour Genetics. InT.D. Little (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods, Vol 2; Statistical Analysis. Oxford University Press, NY, USA.

Verweij, K.J.H.*, Mosing, M.A.*, Zietsch, B.P., & Medland, S.E. (2012). Estimating heritability from twin studies. In R. Elston (Ed.), Statistical Human Genetics. Humana Press, USA. * Joint first authors

Verweij, K.J.H., Zietsch, B.P., Liu, J.Z., Medland, S.E., Lynskey, M.T., Madden, P.A.F., Agrawal, A., Montgomery, G.W., Heath, A.C., & Martin, N.G. (2012). No association of candidate genes with cannabis use in a large sample of Australian twin families. AddictionBiology, 17 (3); 687-690.

Martin, N.W., Medland, S.E., Verweij, K.J.H., Lee, S.H., Nyholt, D.R., Madden, P.A., Heath, A.C., Montgomery, G.W., Wright, M.J., & Martin, N.G. (2011). Educational attainment: a genome wide association study in 9538 Australians. PloS One,6 (6); e20128.

Zietsch, B.P.*, Verweij, K.J.H.*, Heath, A.C., & Martin, N.G. (2011). Variation in human mate choice: Simultaneously investigating heritability, parental influence, sexual imprinting, and assortative mating. The American Naturalist, 177 (5); 605-616. * Joint first authors

Bergen, S.E., Balhara, Y.P.S., Christoforou, A., Cole, J., Degenhardt, F., Dempster, E., Fatjó-Vilas, M., Khedr, Y., Lopez, L.M., Lysenko, L., McGrath, L.M., Mühleisen, T.W., Neves, F.S., Nymberg, C., Ozomaro, U., Verweij, K.J.H., Voineskos, A.N., Zai, C.C., O'Shea, A., & DeLisi, L.E. (2011). Summaries from the XVIII World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Athens, Greece, 3-7 October 2010. Psychiatric Genetics, 21 (3); 136-172.

Zietsch, B.P., Verweij, K.J.H., Bailey, J.M., Wright, M. J., & Martin, N.G. (2011). Sexual orientation and psychiatric vulnerability: a twin study of Neuroticism and Psychoticism. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 40 (1); 133-142.

Mosing, M.A., Verweij, K.J.H., Medland, S.E., Painter, J., Gordon, S.D., Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A., Montgomery, G.W., & Martin, N.G. (2010). A genome-wide association study of self-rated health. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13 (4); 398-403.

Verweij, K.J.H., Zietsch, B.P., Medland, S.E., Gordon, S.D., Benyamin, B., Nyholt, D.R., McEvoy, B.P., Sullivan, P.F., Heath, A.C., Madden, P.A., Henders, A.K., Montgomery, G.W., Martin, N.G., & Wray, N.R. (2010). A genome-wide association study of Cloninger’s Temperament scales: Implications for the evolutionary genetics of personality. Biological Psychology, 85; 306-317.

Verweij, K.J.H., Zietsch, B.P., Lynskey, M.T., Medland, S.E., Neale, M.C., Martin, N.G., Boomsma, D.I., & Vink, J.M. (2010). Genetic and environmental influences on cannabis use initiation and problematic use: a meta-analysis of twin studies. Addiction, 105; 417-430.

Zietsch, B.P., Verweij, K.J.H., Bailey, J.M., Wright, J.M., & Martin, N.G. (2010). Genetic and environmental influences on risky sexual behaviour and its relationship with personality. Behavior Genetics,40; 12-21.

Verweij, K.J.H.*, Zietsch, B.P.*, Bailey, J.M., & Martin, N.G. (2009). Shared etiology of risky sexual behaviour and adolescent misconduct: genetic and environmental influences. Genes, Brain and Behavior,8; 107–113. * Joint first authors

Zietsch, B.P., Morley, K.I., Shekar, S.N., Verweij, K.J.H., Keller, M.C., Macgregor, S., Wright, M.J., Bailey, J.M., & Martin, N.G. (2008). Genetic factors predisposing to homosexuality may increase mating success in heterosexuals. Evolution and Human Behavior, 29; 424-433.

Verweij, K.J.H., Shekar, S.N., Zietsch, B.P., Eaves, L.J., Bailey, J.M., Boomsma, D.I., & Martin, N.G. (2008). Genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in attitudes toward homosexuality: an Australian twin study. Behavior Genetics, 38 (3); 257-265.

Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., Verweij, K.J.H., & Boomsma, D.I. (2007). Heritability of autistic traits in the general population. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 161 (4); 372-377.