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

Bamvita, J.-M., Larm, P., Checknita, D., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E., Côté, G. & Hodgins, S. (SousPresse). Childhood predictors of adult psychopathy scores among males followed from age 6 to 33. Journal of Criminal Justice.

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.

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.

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.

Battaglia, M., Garon-Carrier, G., Côté, S. M., Dionne, G., Touchette, É., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. & Boivin, M. (2017). Early childhood trajectories of separation anxiety: Bearing on mental health, academic achievement, and physical health from mid-childhood to preadolescence [Online]. Depression and Anxiety.

Brendgen, M., Ouellet-Morin, I., Lupien, S., Vitaro, F., Dionne, G. & Boivin, M. (2017). Does cortisol moderate the environmental association between peer victimization and depression symptoms? A genetically informed twin study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 84, 42-50.

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.

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(4), 1253-1266.

Côté, S. M., Larose, M. P., Geoffroy, M.-C., Laurin, J., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. & Ouellet-Morin, I. (2017). Testing the impact of a social skill training versus waiting list control group for the reduction of disruptive behaviors and stress among preschool children in child care: The study protocol for a cluster randomized trial. BMC Psychology, 5(1), 1-9 (29).

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.

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. (2017). Associations among oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) DNA methylation in adulthood, exposure to early life adversity, and childhood trajectories of anxiousness. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 1-14 (7446).

Ismaylova, E., Di Sante, J., Szyf, M., Nemoda, Z., Yu, W.-J., Pomares, F. B., Turecki, G., Gobbi, G., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. & Booij, L. (2017). Serotonin transporter gene promoter methylation in peripheral cells in healthy adults: Neural correlates and tissue specificity. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 27(10), 1032-1041.

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.

Perron-Gélinas, A.-A., Brendgen, M. & Vitaro, F. (2017). Reprint of "Can sports mitigate the effects of depression and aggression on peer rejection?". Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 51, 55-64.

Plourde, V., Boivin, M., Brendgen, M., Vitaro, F. & Dionne, G. (2017). Phenotypic and genetic associations between reading and ADHD dimensions in adolescence. Development and Psychopathology, 29(4), 1215-1226.

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.

Ulset, V., Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M., Bekkhus, M. & Borge, A. I. (2017). Time spent outdoors during preschool: Links with children's cognitive and behavioral development. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 52, 69-80.

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.

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.

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. L., Bourassa, C. V., Lemieux Perreault, L.-P., Legault, M. A., Barhdadi, A., 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., 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.

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.

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.

 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.

Capuano, F., Poulin, F. & Vitaro, F. (SousPresse). Fluppy: Un programme conçu au Québec et implanté à travers toute la province depuis plus de 25 ans. In G. Tarabulsy, T. Saias et J. Poissant (Eds), Prévention à la petite enfance : les meilleures pratiques fondées empiriquement Québec, QC : PUQ.

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

Vitaro, F., Brendgen, M. & Tremblay, R. E. (2017). 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 . Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell.