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Publications:  Prof Michael Pluess

Greven C, LIONETTI F, Booth C, Aron E, Fox E, Schendan H, PLUESS M, Bruining H et al.(2019). Sensory Processing Sensitivity in the context of Environmental Sensitivity: a critical review and development of research agenda. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.01.009
Karam EG, Fayyad JA, Farhat C, Pluess M, Haddad YC, Tabet CC, Farah L, Kessler RC(2019). Role of childhood adversities and environmental sensitivity in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder in war-exposed Syrian refugee children and adolescents. Br J Psychiatry1-7.
10.1192/bjp.2018.272
Jolicoeur-Martineau A, Belsky J, Szekely E, Widaman KF, Pluess M, Greenwood C, Wazana A(2019). Distinguishing differential susceptibility, diathesis-stress, and vantage sensitivity: Beyond the single gene and environment model. Dev Psychopathol1-11.
10.1017/S0954579418001438
Nocentini A, Menesini E, PLUESS M(2018). The Personality Trait of Environmental Sensitivity Predicts Children’s Positive Response to School-Based Anti-Bullying Intervention. Clinical Psychological Science vol. 6, (6) 848-859.
10.1177/2167702618782194
Phua DY, Kee MKZL, Koh DXP, Rifkin-Graboi A, Daniels M, Chen H, Chong YS, Broekman BFP et al.(2018). Positive maternal mental health during pregnancy associated with specific forms of adaptive development in early childhood: Evidence from a longitudinal study-CORRIGENDUM. Dev Psychopathol1-1.
10.1017/S0954579418000858
Belsky J, Pokhvisneva I, BROEKMAN BIRIT, SATHYAN SATHYAPALAN REMA, ANU, PLUESS M, O'Donnell K, Meaney M, Silveira PP(2018). Polygenic differential susceptibility to prenatal adversity. Development and Psychopathology
10.1017/S0954579418000378
Lionetti F, Aron A, Aron EN, Burns GL, Jagiellowicz J, Pluess M(2018). Dandelions, tulips and orchids: evidence for the existence of low-sensitive, medium-sensitive and high-sensitive individuals. Transl Psychiatry vol. 8, (1)
10.1038/s41398-017-0090-6
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
10.1007/s00127-017-1471-0
Pluess M, Assary E, Lionetti F, Lester KJ, Krapohl E, Aron EN, Aron A(2018). Environmental sensitivity in children: Development of the Highly Sensitive Child Scale and identification of sensitivity groups. Dev Psychol vol. 54, (1) 51-70.
10.1037/dev0000406
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
10.1017/S0954579417001493
Silveira PP, Pokhvisneva I, Parent C, Cai S, Rema ASS, Broekman BFP, Rifkin-Graboi A, Pluess M 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.
10.1017/S0954579417001262
Phua DY, Kee MKZL, Koh DXP, Rifkin-Graboi A, Daniels M, Chen H, Chong YS, Broekman BFP 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.
10.1017/S0954579417001249
Assary E, Vincent J, Keers R, PLUESS M(2017). Gene-Environment Interaction and Psychiatric Disorders: Review and Future Directions. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology
10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.10.016
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
10.1371/journal.pone.0177191
Pluess M(2017). Vantage Sensitivity: Environmental Sensitivity to Positive Experiences as a Function of Genetic Differences. J Pers vol. 85, (1) 38-50.
10.1111/jopy.12218
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, Rodkin P, Pluess M, Fraley RC, Berry D, Helm JL et al.(2016). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes-CORRIGENDUM. Dev Psychopathol vol. 28, (4pt2) 1569-1570.
10.1017/S0954579414001497
Mutschler I, Ball T, Kirmse U, Wieckhorst B, Pluess M, Klarhöfer M, Meyer AH, Wilhelm FH 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.
10.1371/journal.pone.0161181
Bouvette-Turcot A-A, Pluess M, Bernier A, Pennestri M-H, Levitan R, Sokolowski MB, Kennedy JL, Minde K et al.(2015). Effects of Genotype and Sleep on Temperament. Pediatrics vol. 136, (4) e914-e921.
10.1542/peds.2015-0080
Belsky J, Newman DA, Widaman KF, Rodkin P, Pluess M, Fraley RC, Berry D, Helm JL et al.(2015). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes. Dev Psychopathol vol. 27, (3) 725-746.
10.1017/S0954579414000844
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.
10.1016/j.paid.2015.03.011
Power RA, Pluess M(2015). Heritability estimates of the Big Five personality traits based on common genetic variants. Transl Psychiatry vol. 5,
10.1038/tp.2015.96
Jaekel J, Pluess M, Belsky J, Wolke D(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.
10.1111/jcpp.12331
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.
10.1136/jech-2014-204263
Belsky J, Newman DA, Widaman KF, Rodkin P, Pluess M, Fraley RC, Berry D, Helm JL et al.(2015). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes. Development and Psychopathology vol. 27, (3) 725-746.
10.1017/S0954579414000844
Jaekel J, Pluess M, Belsky J, Wolke D(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.
10.1111/jcpp.12331
Pluess M(2015). Individual Differences in Environmental Sensitivity. Child Development Perspectives vol. 9, (3) 138-143.
10.1111/cdep.12120
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.
10.1449/77633
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.
10.1017/S095457941300059X
Belsky J, Pluess M(2013). Beyond risk, resilience, and dysregulation: phenotypic plasticity and human development. Dev Psychopathol vol. 25, (4 Pt 2) 1243-1261.
10.1017/S095457941300059X
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.
10.1111/jcpp.12075
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.
10.1111/cdev.12058
Pluess M, Belsky J(2013). Vantage sensitivity: individual differences in response to positive experiences. Psychol Bull vol. 139, (4) 901-916.
10.1037/a0030196
Widaman KF, Helm JL, Castro-Schilo L, Pluess M, Stallings MC, Belsky J(2012). Distinguishing ordinal and disordinal interactions. Psychol Methods vol. 17, (4) 615-622.
10.1037/a0030003
Pluess M, Wurmser H, Buske-Kirschbaum A, Papousek M, Pirke K-M, Hellhammer D, Bolten M(2012). Positive life events predict salivary cortisol in pregnant women. Psychoneuroendocrinology vol. 37, (8) 1336-1340.
10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.01.006
Pluess M, Belsky J(2012). Conceptual issues in psychiatric gene-environment interaction research. Am J Psychiatry vol. 169, (2) 222-223.
10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.11111614
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.
10.1177/0165025411406855
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, van IJzendoorn MH, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Jaddoe VWV, Hofman A, Arp PP et al.(2011). Serotonin transporter polymorphism moderates effects of prenatal maternal anxiety on infant negative emotionality. Biol Psychiatry vol. 69, (6) 520-525.
10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.10.006
Pluess M, Belsky J(2011). Prenatal programming of postnatal plasticity?. Dev Psychopathol vol. 23, (1) 29-38.
10.1017/S0954579410000623
Pluess M, Belsky J(2011). Differential susceptibility to maternal sensitivity. 95-106.
Pluess M, Belsky J, Way BM, Taylor SE(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.
10.1016/j.pnpbp.2010.05.028
Pluess M, Belsky J(2010). Differential susceptibility to parenting and quality child care. Dev Psychol vol. 46, (2) 379-390.
10.1037/a0015203
Pluess M, Bolten M, Pirke K-M, Hellhammer D(2010). Maternal trait anxiety, emotional distress, and salivary cortisol in pregnancy. Biol Psychol vol. 83, (3) 169-175.
10.1016/j.biopsycho.2009.12.005
Belsky J, Pluess M(2010). Beyond adversity, vulnerability, and resilience: individual differences in developmental plasticity. Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series, vol. 36,
Pluess M, Belsky J(2010). Children's differential susceptibility to effects of parenting. Family Science vol. 1, (1) 14-25.
10.1080/19424620903388554
Belsky J, Pluess M(2009). Beyond diathesis stress: differential susceptibility to environmental influences. Psychol Bull vol. 135, (6) 885-908.
10.1037/a0017376
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.
10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.04.019
Belsky J, Jonassaint C, Pluess M, Stanton M, Brummett B, Williams R(2009). Vulnerability genes or plasticity genes?. Mol Psychiatry vol. 14, (8) 746-754.
10.1038/mp.2009.44
Belsky J, Pluess M(2009). The Nature (and Nurture?) of Plasticity in Early Human Development. Perspect Psychol Sci vol. 4, (4) 345-351.
10.1111/j.1745-6924.2009.01136.x
Pluess M, Belsky J(2009). Differential susceptibility to rearing experience: the case of childcare. J Child Psychol Psychiatry vol. 50, (4) 396-404.
10.1111/j.1469-7610.2008.01992.x
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.
10.1016/j.janxdis.2008.03.016
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