Behaviour & mental health

Behaviour & mental health

Pulver A, Kiive E, Harro J (2020). Reward sensitivity, Affective Neuroscience Personality, symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and TPH2-703G/T /rs4570625) genotype. Acta Neuropsychiatrica (in press)

Roy A, Laas K, Kurrikoff T, Reif A, Veidebaum T, Lesch KP, Harro J (2018). Family environment interacts with CRHR1 rs17689918 to predict mental health and behavioral outcomes. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 86: 45-51.

Kurrikoff K, Kaarma K, Tooding LM, Vaht M, Tulviste T, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2018). Association of the COMT VAL108/158Met genotype with professional career and education: The Val-allele is more frequent in managers and in enterprising occupations. Pers Ind Diff 121: 213-217.

Rozenblat V, Ong D, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M, Akkermann K, Collier D, Engels RC, Fernandez-Aranda F, Harro J, Homberg JR, Karwautz A, Kiive E, Klump KL, Larson CL, Racine SE, Richardson J, Steiger H, Stoltenberg SF, van Strien T, Wagner G, Treasure J, Krug I (2017). A systematic review and secondary data analysis of the interactions between the serotonin transporter 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and environmental and psychological factors in eating disorders. J Psychiatr Res 84:62-72.

Laas K, Kiive E, Mäestu J, Vaht M, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2017). Nice guys: Homozygocity for the TPH2-703G/T (rs4570625) minor allele promotes low aggressiveness and low anxiety. J Affect Disord 215:230-236.

Lehto K, Mäestu J, Kiive E, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2016). BDNF Val66Met genotype and neuroticism predict life stress: A longitudinal study from childhood to adulthood. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 26: 562-569.

Vaht M, Kiive E, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2016). A functional vesicular monoamine transporter 1 (VMAT1) gene variant is associated with affect and the prevalence of anxiety, affective and alcohol use. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol (2016) 19(7):1-9.

Tulviste T, Kiive E, Akkermann K, Harro J (2015) Fears in the general population: More frequent in females and associated with the serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism and perceived relationship with mothers. J Child Neurol [Epub ahead of print].

Lehto K, Vaht M, Mäestu J, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2015) Effect of tryptophan hydroxylase-2 gene polymorphism G-703 T on personality in a population representative sample. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 57:31-35.

Laas K, Reif A, Akkermann K, Kiive E, Domschke K, Lesch KP, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2015) Neuropeptide S receptor gene variant and environment: contribution to alcohol use disorders and alcohol consumption. Addict Biol 20(3):605-616.

Vaht M, Merenäkk L, Mäestu J, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2014). Serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and alcohol use in general population: interaction effect with birth cohort. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231(13):2587-2594.

Laas K, Reif A, Akkermann K, Kiive E, Domschke K, Lesch K-P, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2014) Interaction of the neuropeptide S receptor gene Asn107Ile variant and environment: contribution to affective and anxiety disorders, and suicidal behaviour. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17(4):541-552.

Kiive E, Laas K, Akkermann K, Comasco E, Oreland L, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2014). Mitigating aggressiveness through education? The monoamine oxidase A genotype and mental health in general population. Acta Neuropsychiatr 26(1): 19-28.

Laas K, Reif A, Kiive E, Domschke K, Lesch K-P, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2014). A functional NPSR1 gene variant and environment shape personality and impulsive action: A longitudinal study. J Psychopharmacol 28(3): 227-236.

Kurrikoff T, Hiio K, Täht K, Harro J, Veidebaum T (2013). The 5-HTTLPR genotype and depressiveness link: contribution of aspects of environment and gender. Psychiatry Res 209(1): 126-127.

Lehto K, Akkermann K, Parik J, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2013) Effect of COMT Val158Met polymorphism on personality traits and educational attainment in a longitudinal population representative study. Eur Psychiatry 28(8): 492-498.

Kiive E, Harro J (2013). The effect of serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism on adolescent and adult ADHD symptoms and educational attainment: A longitudinal study. Eur Psychiatry 28(6): 372-378.

Kurrikoff T, Lesch K-P, Kiive E, Konstabel K, Herterich S, Veidebaum T, Reif A, Harro J (2012). Association of a functional variant of the nitric oxide synthase 1 gene with personality, anxiety, and depressiveness. Dev Psychopathol 24: 1225-1235.


Hiio K, Merenäkk L, Nordquist N, Parik J, Oreland L, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2011). Effects of serotonin transporter promoter and BDNF Val66Met genotype on personality traits in a population representative sample of adolescents. Psychiatr Genet 21(5): 261-264.

Harro J, Merenäkk L, Nordquist N, Konstabel K, Comasco E, Oreland L (2009). Personality and the serotonin transporter gene: Associations in a longitudinal population-based study. Biol Psychol 81(1): 9-13.

Mäestu J, Allik J, Merenäkk L, Eensoo D, Parik J, Veidebaum T, Harro J (2008). Associations between a2A adrenergic receptor gene polymorphism and adolescent personality. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147B(4): 418-423.

Paaver M, Nordquist N, Parik J, Harro M, Oreland L, Harro J (2007). Platelet MAO activity and the 5-HTT gene promoter polymorphism are associated with impulsivity and cognitive style in visual information processing. Psychopharmacology 194(4): 545-554.

Eensoo D, Harro M, Pullmann H, Allik J, Harro J (2007). Association of traffic behavior with personality and platelet monoamine oxidase activity in schoolchildren. J Adolesc Health 40(4): 311-317.

Laidra K, Allik J, Harro M, Merenäkk L, Harro J (2006). Agreement among adolescents, parents, and teachers on adolescent personality. Assessment 13(2): 187-196.

Merenäkk L, Harro M, Kiive E, Laidra K, Eensoo D, Allik J, Oreland L, Harro J (2003). Association between substance use, personality traits, and platelet MAO activity in preadolescents and adolescents. Addict Behav 28(8): 1507-1514.