Grip : Groupe de recherche sur l'inadaptation psychosociale chez l'enfant.
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Vitaro, Frank Chercheur régulier
Ph.D. Psychologie, Université de Montréal
Université de Montréal

Adresse (travail) : Groupe de recherche sur l'inadaptation psychosociale chez l'enfant (GRIP)
Axe sur les maladies du cerveau
Université de Montréal
3050 boul. Édouard-Montpetit, local B-234
Montréal, QC H3T 1J7
Téléphone (travail) : (514) 343-6111 ext. 2561
Télécopieur : (514) 343-6962
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Département : Psychoéducation

Intérêts de recherche

Le dépistage, le pronostic et la prévention des problèmes d'adaptation personnelle et sociale chez les enfants et les adolescents. Les relations sociales à l'enfance et problèmes d'adaptation. Liens entre agressivité, délinquance, toxicomanie et gambling à l'adolescence

 Publications  Articles avec comité de lecture

Brendgen, M., Ouellet-Morin, I., Lupien, S., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (SousPresse). Does cortisol moderate the environmental association between peer victimization and depression symptoms? A genetically informed twin study. Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Brouillard, C., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (SousPresse). Predictive links between support and conflict in the mother-adolescent and father-adolescent relationships and adolescent depression: A genetically-informed study. Journal of Clinical and Adolescent Psychology.

Carbonneau, R., Vitaro, F. & Tremblay, R. E. (SousPresse). School adjustment and substance use in early adolescent boys: Association with paternal alcoholism with and without dad in the home. Journal of Early Adolescence.

Garon-Carrier, G., Boivin, M., Kovas, Y., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Séguin, J. R., Tremblay, R. E. & Dionne, G. (SousPresse). Persistent genetic and family-wide environmental contributions to early number knowledge and later achievement in mathematics across childhood. Psychological Science.

Gouin, J.-P., Zhou, Q. Q., Booij, L., Boivin, M., Côté, S. M., Hébert, M., Ouellet-Morin, I., Szyf, M., Tremblay, R. E., Turecki, G. & Vitaro, F. (SousPresse). Associations among oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) DNA methylatin in adulthood, exposure to early life adversity, and childhood trajectories of anxiousness. Scientific Reports.

Tremblay, R. E., Vitaro, F. & Côté, S. (SousPresse). Developmental Origins of Chronic Physical Aggression: A bio-psycho-social model for the next generation of preventive interventions. Annual Review of Psychology.

Ulset, V., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Bekkhus, M. & Borge, A. I. (SousPresse). Time spent outdoors during preschool: Links with children's cognitive and behavioral development. Journal of Environmental Psychology.

Allami, Y., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Carbonneau, R., Lacourse, É. & Tremblay, R. E. (2017). A Longitudinal Empirical Investigation of the Pathways Model of Problem Gambling [Online]. Journal of Gambling Studies.

Buil, M., van Lier, P., Brendgen, M., Koot, H. M. & Vitaro, F. (2017). Developmental pathways linking childhood temperament with antisocial behavior and substance use in adolescence: Explanatory mechanisms in the peer environment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112(6), 948-966.

Casey, K. F., Lévesque, M. L., Szyf, M., Ismaylova, E., Verner, M.-P., Suderman, M., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G., Boivin, M., Tremblay, R. E. & Booij, L. (2017). Birth weight discordance, DNA methylation, and cortical morphology of adolescent monozygotic twins. Human Brain Mapping, 38(4), 2037-2050.

Côté, S. M., Orri, M., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Boivin, M., Japel, C., Séguin, J. R., Geoffroy, M.-C., Rouquette, A., Falissard, B. & Tremblay, R. E. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Mental Health and Social Inadaptation Assessment for Adolescents (MIA) in a population-based sample [Online]. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research.

Marschall-Lévesque, S., Castellanos-Ryan, N., Parent, S., Renaud, J., Vitaro, F., Boivin, M., Tremblay, R. E. & Séguin, J. R. (2017). Victimization, suicidal ideation, and alcohol use from age 13 to 15 years: Support for the Self-Medication Model. Journal of Adolescent Health, 60(4), 380-387.

Mascheretti, S., Trezzi, V., Giorda, R., Boivin, M., Plourde, V., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G. & Marino, C. (2017). Complex effects of dyslexia risk factors account for ADHD traits: Evidence from two independent samples. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, 58(1), 75-82.

Perron-Gélinas, A., Brendgen, M. & Vitaro, F. (2017). Can sports mitigate the effects of depression and aggression on peer rejection? Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 50, 26-35.

Schumann, L., Boivin, M., Paquin, S., Lacourse, É., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G., Tremblay, R. E. & Booij, L. (2017). Persistence and innovation effects in genetic and environmental factors in negative emotionality during infancy: A twin study. PLoS One, 12(4), e0176601-.

Serra-Poirier, C., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2017). Contagion of anxiety symptoms among adolescent siblings: A twin study. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 27(1), 65-77.

Battaglia, M., Touchette, É., Garon-Carrier, G., Dionne, G., Côté, S. M., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. & Boivin, M. (2016). Distinct trajectories of separation anxiety in the preschool years: Persistence at school entry and early-life associated factors. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(1), 39-46.

Bekkhus, M., Brendgen, M., Czajkowski, N. O., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2016). Associations between sibling relationship quality and friendship quality in early adolescence: Looking at the case of twins. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 19(2), 125-135.

Brendgen, M., Girard, A., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2016). Personal and familial predictors of peer victimization trajectories from primary to secondary school. Developmental Psychology, 52(7), 1103-1114.

Brendgen, M., Ouellet-Morin, I., Lupien, S. J., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2016). Environmental influence of problematic social relationships on adolescents’ daily cortisol secretion: A Monozygotic (MZ) Twin Difference Study. Psychological Medicine, 47(3), 460-470.

Castellanos-Ryan, N., Pingault, J.-B., Parent, S., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. & Séguin, J. R. (2016). Adolescent cannabis use, change in neurocognitive function, and High-School Graduation: A longitudinal study from early adolescence to young adulthood [Online]. Development and Psychopathology.

Dussault, F., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Carbonneau, R., Boivin, M. & Tremblay, R. E. (2016). Co-morbidity between gambling problems and depressive symptoms: A longitudinal perspective of risk and protective factors. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(2), 547-565.

Fontaine, N. M. G., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F. & Tremblay, R. E. (2016). Compensatory and protective factors against violent delinquency in late adolescence: Results from the Montreal Longitudinal and Experimental Study. Journal of Criminal Justice, 45(3), 54-62.

Garon-Carrier, G., Boivin, M., Guay, F., Kovas, Y., Dionne, G., Lemelin, J.-P., Séguin, J. R., Vitaro, F. & Tremblay, R. E. (2016). Intrinsic motivation and achievement in mathematics in elementary school: A longitudinal investigation of their association. Child Development, 87(1), 165-175.

Geoffroy, M.-C., Boivin, M., Arseneault, L., Turecki, G., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Renaud, J., Séguin, J. R., Tremblay, R. E. & Côté, S. M. (2016). Associations between peer victimization and suicidal ideation and suicide attempt during adolescence: Results from a prospective population-based birth cohort. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55(2), 99-105.

Girard, S., Perreault, L. P., Legault, M. A., Barhdadi, A., Bourassa, C., Spiegelman, D., Laporte, A., Henrion, E., Diallo, O., Ambalavanan, A., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F., Noreau, A., Dionne, G., Tremblay, R. E., Dion, P. A., Boivin, M., Dubé, M. P. & Rouleau, G. A. (2016). Paternal age explains a major portion of de novo germline mutation rate variability in healthy individuals. PLoS One, 11(10), e0164212-.

Guimond, F.-A., Laursen, B., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2016). Associations between mother-child relationship quality and adolescent adjustment: Using a genetically controlled design to determine the direction and magnitude of effects. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 40(3), 196-204.

Jelenkovic, A., ..., Boivin, M., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G., Vitaro, F., ... & Silventoinen, K. (2016). Genetic and environmental influences on height from infancy to early adulthood: An individual-based pooled analysis of 45 twin cohorts. Scientific Reports, 6(28496), 1-13.

Laursen, B., Hartl, A., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2016). The spread of substance use and delinquency between adolescent twins. Developmental Psychology, 53(2), 329-339.

Ouellet-Morin, I., Brendgen, M., Girard, A., Lupien, S. J., Dionne, G., Vitaro, F. & Boivin, M. (2016). Evidence of a unique and common genetic etiology between the CAR and the remaining part of the diurnal cycle: A study of 14 year-old twins. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 66, 91-100.

Ouellet-Morin, I., Côté, S. M., Vitaro, F., Hébert, M., Carbonneau, R., Lacourse, É., Turecki, G. & Tremblay, R. E. (2016). Effects of the MAOA gene and levels of exposure to violence on antisocial outcomes. British Journal of Psychiatry, 208(1), 42-48.

Ouellet-Morin, I., Laurin, M., Robitaille, M.-P., Brendgen, M., Lupien, S., Boivin, M. & Vitaro, F. (2016). Validation of an adapted procedure to collect hair for cortisol determination in adolescents. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 70, 58-62.

Plourde, V., Boivin, M., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F. & Dionne, G. (2016). Phenotypic and genetic associations between reading and ADHD dimensions in adolescence [Online]. Development and Psychopathology.

Rioux, C., Castellanos-Ryan, N., Parent, S., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. & Séguin, J. R. (2016). Differential susceptibility to environmental influences: Interactions between child temperament and parenting in adolescent alcohol use. Development and Psychopathology, 28(1), 265-275.

Salvas, M.-C., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M. & Cantin, S. (2016). Prospective links between friendship and early physical aggression: Preliminary evidence supporting the role of friendship quality through a dyadic intervention. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 62(3), 285-305.

Seegers, V., Touchette, É., Dionne, G., Petit, D., Séguin, J. R., Montplaisir, J., Vitaro, F., Falissard, B., Boivin, M. & Tremblay, R. E. (2016). Short persistent sleep duration is associated with poor receptive vocabulary performance in middle childhood. Journal of Sleep Research, 25(3), 325-332.

Serra-Poirier, C., Brendgen, M., Girard, A., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2016). Friendship experiences and anxiety among children: A genetically informed study. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 45(5), 655-667.

Silventoinen, K., ..., Boivin, M., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G., Vitaro, F., ... & Kaprio, J. (2016). Genetic and environmental effects on body mass index from infancy to the onset of adulthood: An individual-based pooled analysis of 45 twin cohorts participating in the COllaborative project of Development of Anthropometrical measures in Twins (CODATwins) study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 104(2), 371-379.

Vitaro, F. & Brendgen, M. (2016). Introduction to the special section: "Environmental effects on development: Concordance and discrepancies between genetically-controlled and non genetically-controlled studies". International Journal of Behavioral Development, 40(3), 193-195.

Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Girard, A., Dionne, G., Tremblay, R. E. & Boivin, M. (2016). Links between friends' physical aggression and adolescents' physical aggression: What happens if gene-environment correlations are controlled? International Journal of Behavioral Development, 40(3), 234-242.

Yokoyama, Y., ..., Boivin, M., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G., Vitaro, F., ... & Silventoinen, K. (2016). Twin's birth-order differences in height and body mass index from birth to old age: A pooled study of 26 twin cohorts participating in the CODATwins Project. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 19(2), 112-124.

Carbonneau, R., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M. & Tremblay, R. E. (2015). Trajectories of gambling problems from mid-adolescence to age 30 in a general population cohort. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29(4), 1012-1021.

Vitaro, F., Hartl, A. C., Laursen, B., Brendgen, M., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2015). Reciprocal longitudinal associations between adolescent twin gambling and delinquency. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(4), 1449-1461.

 Chapitres de livre

Archambault, I., Janosz, M. & Vitaro, F. (SousPresse). Teachers. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development

Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F. & Boivin, M. (SousPresse). Behavior-genetics of aggression. In T. Malti & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of child and adolescent aggression: Emergence, development, and intervention New York, NY : Guilford.

Bukowski, W. M. & Vitaro, F. (SousPresse). Peer experiences and the development of aggression during childhood and adolescence. In T. Malti & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of child and adolescent aggression: Emergence, development, and intervention New York, NY : Guilford.

Vitaro, F., Boivin, M. & Poulin, F. (SousPresse). The interface of aggression and peer relations in childhood and adolescence: Evidence from three types of methodologies. In W. M. Bukowski, B. Laursen, & K. H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups New York, NY : Guilford Press.

Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M. & Boivin, M. (SousPresse). Peers and violence: From description to prevention. In D. J. Frannery, A. T. Vazsonyi, & I. D. Waldman (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (2nd ed.) Cambridge, MA : Cambridge University Press.

Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M. & Tremblay, R. E. (SousPresse). Interplay between genetic and environmental influences on the development of aggressive antisocial behavior during childhood and adolescence. In P. Sturmey (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression New York, NY : Wiley.

Vitaro, F. & Tremblay, R. E. (SousPresse). Developmental targeted prevention of conduct disorder and their related consequences. In H. Pontell (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford Press.