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Publications:  Dr Michael Pluess

Lionetti F, Aron A, Aron EN et al.(2018). Dandelions, tulips and orchids: evidence for the existence of low-sensitive, medium-sensitive and high-sensitive individuals. Transl Psychiatry vol. 8, (1)
DE VILLIERS B, LIONETTI F, PLUESS M(2018). Vantage Sensitivity: A Framework for Individual Differences in Response to Psychological Intervention. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Pluess M, Assary E, Lionetti F et al.(2018). Environmental sensitivity in children: Development of the Highly Sensitive Child Scale and identification of sensitivity groups. Dev Psychol vol. 54, (1) 51-70.
PLUESS M, Keers R(2017). Childhood Quality Influences Genetic Sensitivity to Environmental Influences across Adulthood: A Life-Course Gene-Environment Interaction Study. Development and Psychopathology
Silveira PP, Pokhvisneva I, Parent C et al.(2017). Cumulative prenatal exposure to adversity reveals associations with a broad range of neurodevelopmental outcomes that are moderated by a novel, biologically informed polygenetic score based on the serotonin transporter solute carrier family C6, member 4 (SLC6A4) gene expression. Dev Psychopathol vol. 29, (5) 1601-1617.
Phua DY, Kee MKZL, Koh DXP et al.(2017). Positive maternal mental health during pregnancy associated with specific forms of adaptive development in early childhood: Evidence from a longitudinal study. Dev Psychopathol vol. 29, (5) 1573-1587.
PLUESS M, Assary E, Keers R et al.(2017). Gene-Environment Interaction and Psychiatric Disorders: Review and Future Directions. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology
PLUESS M(2017). Preliminary Evaluation of a School-Based Resilience-Promoting Intervention in a High-Risk Population: Application of an Exploratory Two-Cohort Treatment/Control Design. PLoS ONE
Pluess M(2017). Vantage Sensitivity: Environmental Sensitivity to Positive Experiences as a Function of Genetic Differences. J Pers vol. 85, (1) 38-50.
Assary E, Pluess M(2017). Differential susceptibility in minority children: Individual differences in environmental sensitivity. Handbook on Positive Development of Minority Children and Youth,
Belsky J, Newman DA, Widaman KF et al.(2016). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes-CORRIGENDUM. Dev Psychopathol vol. 28, (4pt2) 1569-1570.
Mutschler I, Ball T, Kirmse U et al.(2016). The Role of the Subgenual Anterior Cingulate Cortex and Amygdala in Environmental Sensitivity to Infant Crying. PLoS One vol. 11, (8) e0161181-e0161181.
Bouvette-Turcot A-A, Pluess M, Bernier A et al.(2015). Effects of Genotype and Sleep on Temperament. Pediatrics vol. 136, (4) e914-e921.
Belsky J, Newman DA, Widaman KF et al.(2015). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes. Dev Psychopathol vol. 27, (3) 725-746.
Pluess M, Boniwell I(2015). Sensory-Processing Sensitivity predicts treatment response to a school-based depression prevention program: Evidence of Vantage Sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences vol. 82, 40-45.
Power RA, Pluess M(2015). Heritability estimates of the Big Five personality traits based on common genetic variants. Transl Psychiatry vol. 5,
Jaekel J, Pluess M, Belsky J et al.(2015). Effects of maternal sensitivity on low birth weight children's academic achievement: a test of differential susceptibility versus diathesis stress. J Child Psychol Psychiatry vol. 56, (6) 693-701.
Pluess M, Bartley M(2015). Childhood conscientiousness predicts the social gradient of smoking in adulthood: a life course analysis. J Epidemiol Community Health vol. 69, (4) 330-338.
Belsky J, Newman DA, Widaman KF et al.(2015). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes. Development and Psychopathology vol. 27, (3) 725-746.
Jaekel J, Pluess M, Belsky J et al.(2015). Effects of maternal sensitivity on low birth weight children's academic achievement: A test of differential susceptibility versus diathesis stress. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines vol. 56, (6) 693-701.
Pluess M(2015). Individual Differences in Environmental Sensitivity. Child Development Perspectives vol. 9, (3) 138-143.
Lionetti F, Pluess M, Barone L(2014). Vulnerability, resilience or differential susceptibility? Comparing models on individual-environment interaction. Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo vol. 18, (2) 163-182.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2013). Beyond risk, resilience, and dysregulation: Phenotypic plasticity and human development. Development and Psychopathology vol. 25, (4 PART 2) 1243-1261.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2013). Beyond risk, resilience, and dysregulation: phenotypic plasticity and human development. Dev Psychopathol vol. 25, (4 Pt 2) 1243-1261.
Belsky J, Pluess M, Widaman KF(2013). Confirmatory and competitive evaluation of alternative gene-environment interaction hypotheses. J Child Psychol Psychiatry vol. 54, (10) 1135-1143.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2013). Genetic moderation of early child-care effects on social functioning across childhood: a developmental analysis. Child Dev vol. 84, (4) 1209-1225.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2013). Vantage sensitivity: individual differences in response to positive experiences. Psychol Bull vol. 139, (4) 901-916.
Widaman KF, Helm JL, Castro-Schilo L et al.(2012). Distinguishing ordinal and disordinal interactions. Psychol Methods vol. 17, (4) 615-622.
Pluess M, Wurmser H, Buske-Kirschbaum A et al.(2012). Positive life events predict salivary cortisol in pregnant women. Psychoneuroendocrinology vol. 37, (8) 1336-1340.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2012). Conceptual issues in psychiatric gene-environment interaction research. Am J Psychiatry vol. 169, (2) 222-223.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2012). Differential susceptibility to long-term effects of quality of child care on externalizing behavior in adolescence?. International Journal of Behavioral Development vol. 36, (1) 2-10.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2011). Beyond adversity, vulnerability, and resilience: Individual differences in developmental plasticity. Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology: The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation,
Pluess M, Velders FP, Belsky J et al.(2011). Serotonin transporter polymorphism moderates effects of prenatal maternal anxiety on infant negative emotionality. Biol Psychiatry vol. 69, (6) 520-525.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2011). Prenatal programming of postnatal plasticity?. Dev Psychopathol vol. 23, (1) 29-38.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2011). Differential susceptibility to maternal sensitivity. 95-106.
Pluess M, Belsky J, Way BM et al.(2010). 5-HTTLPR moderates effects of current life events on neuroticism: differential susceptibility to environmental influences. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry vol. 34, (6) 1070-1074.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2010). Differential susceptibility to parenting and quality child care. Dev Psychol vol. 46, (2) 379-390.
Pluess M, Bolten M, Pirke K-M et al.(2010). Maternal trait anxiety, emotional distress, and salivary cortisol in pregnancy. Biol Psychol vol. 83, (3) 169-175.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2010). Children's differential susceptibility to effects of parenting. Family Science vol. 1, (1) 14-25.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2009). Beyond diathesis stress: differential susceptibility to environmental influences. Psychol Bull vol. 135, (6) 885-908.
Pluess M, Belsky J, Neuman RJ(2009). Prenatal smoking and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: DRD4-7R as a plasticity gene. Biol Psychiatry vol. 66, (4) e5-e6.
Belsky J, Jonassaint C, Pluess M et al.(2009). Vulnerability genes or plasticity genes?. Mol Psychiatry vol. 14, (8) 746-754.
Belsky J, Pluess M(2009). The Nature (and Nurture?) of Plasticity in Early Human Development. Perspect Psychol Sci vol. 4, (4) 345-351.
Pluess M, Belsky J(2009). Differential susceptibility to rearing experience: the case of childcare. J Child Psychol Psychiatry vol. 50, (4) 396-404.
Pluess M, Conrad A, Wilhelm FH(2009). Muscle tension in generalized anxiety disorder: a critical review of the literature. J Anxiety Disord vol. 23, (1) 1-11.
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