Peer-Reviewed Publications

The following is a list of UW Twin Registry-related publications as of 2/3/2015.

Afari N, Noonan C, Goldberg J, Edwards K, Gadepalli K, Osterman B, Evanoff C, Buchwald D. University of Washington Twin Registry: construction and characteristics of a community-based twin registry. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2006; 9(6):1023-1029.

Afari N, Wen Y, Buchwald D, Goldberg J, Plesh O. Are post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and temporomandibular pain associated? Findings from a community-based twin registry. J Orofac Pain. 2008; 22(1):41-49.

Afari N, Noonan C, Goldberg J, Roy-Byrne P, Schur E, Golnari G, Buchwald D. Depression and obesity: Do shared genes explain the relationship? Depress Anxiety. 2010; 27(9):799-806.

Afari N, Mostoufi S, Noonan C, Poeschla B, Succop A, Chopko L, Strachan E. C-reactive protein and pain sensitivity: Findings from female twins. Ann Behav Med. 2011; 42(2):277-283.

Arguelles LM, Afari N, Buchwald D, Clauw DJ, Furner S, Goldberg J. A twin study of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and chronic widespread pain. J Pain. 2006; 124(1-2):150-157.

Barclay NL, Watson NF, Goldberg J, Buchwald D. Moderation of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Diurnal Preference by Age in Adult Twins. Chronobiol Int. 2013; Oct 15. Epub ahead of print.

Buchwald D, Kaprio J, Hopper J, Sung J, Goldberg J, Fortier I, Busjhan A, Sumathipala A, Cozen W, Mack T, Craig J, Harris J. International Network of Twin Registries (INTR): Building a Platform for International Collaboration. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 2014; 17(6):574-7.

Cohen-Cline H, Turkheimer E, Duncan GE. Access to green space, physical activity and mental health: a twin study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Jan 28. Epub ahead of print.

Dansie EJ, Heppner P, Furberg H, Goldberg J, Buchwald D, Afari N. The comorbidity of self-reported chronic fatigue syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic symptoms. Psychosomatics. 2012; 53(3):250-7.

Duncan GE, Goldberg J, Noonan C, Moudon AV, Hurvitz P, Buchwald D. Unique environmental effects on physical activity participation: a twin study. PLoS One. 2008; 3(4):e2019.

Duncan GE, Dansie EJ, Strachan E, Munsell M, Huang R, Vernez Moudon A, Goldberg J, Buchwald D. Genetic and environmental influences on residential location in the US. Health Place. 2012; 18(3):515-9.

Duncan GE, Mills B, Strachan E, Hurvitz P, Huang R, Moudon AV, Turkheimer E. Stepping towards causation in studies of neighborhood and environmental effects: How twin research can overcome problems of selection and reverse causation. Health Place. 2014 Mar 1; 27C:106-111.

Duncan GE, Cash SW, Horn EE, Turkheimer E. Quasi-causal associations of physical activity and neighborhood walkability with body mass index: A twin study. Prev Med 2015; 70:90-95.

Enriquez E, Duncan GE, Schur E. Age at dieting onset, body mass index, and dieting practices: A twin study. Appetite. 2013; 71:301-306.

Godfrey KM, Strachan E, Dansie E, Crofford LJ, Buchwald D, Goldberg J, Poeschla B, Succop A, Noonan C, Afari N. Salivary cortisol and cold pain sensitivity in female twins. Ann Behav Med. 2014 Apr; 47(2):180-8.

Hallstrand TS, Fischer ME, Wurfel MM, Afari N, Buchwald D, Goldberg J. Genetic pleiotropy between asthma and obesity in a community-based sample of twins. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005; 116(6):1235-1241.

Holley AL, Law EF, Tham SW, Myaing M, Noonan C, Strachan E, Palermo TM. Current Smoking as a Predictor of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in Young Adult Twins. J Pain. 2013 Oct;14(10):1131-9

Hurvitz PM, Moudon AV, Kang B, Saelens BE and Duncan GE. Emerging technologies for assessing physical activity behaviors in space and time. Front. Public Health. 2014; 2:2.

Mostoufi S, Strachan E, Chopko L, Succop A, Martinez B, Ahumada S, Afari N. Adverse childhood experiences, health perception, and the role of shared familial factors in adult twins. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2013 Nov; 37(11):910-6.

Myhre R, Kratz M, Goldberg J, Polivy J, Melhorn S, Buchwald D, Cummings DE, Schur EA. A twin study of differences in the response of plasma ghrelin to a milkshake preload in restrained eaters. Physiol Behav. 2014; 129C:50-56.

Plesh O, Noonan C, Buchwald DS, Goldberg J, Afari N. Temporomandibular disorder-type pain and migraine headache in women: a preliminary twin study. J Orofac Pain. 2012; 26(2):91-98.

Roy-Byrne P, Noonan C, Afari N, Buchwald D, Goldberg J. Is the association between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and poor health due to a common familial or genetic factor? Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2006; 28(5):408-413.

Schur E, Afari N, Furberg H, Olarte M, Goldberg J, Sullivan PF, Buchwald D. Feeling bad in more ways than one: comorbidity patterns of medically unexplained and psychiatric conditions. J Gen Intern Med. 2007; 22(6):818-821.

Schur E, Afari N, Goldberg J, Buchwald D, Sullivan PF. Twin analyses of fatigue. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2007; 10(5):729-733.

Schur E, Noonan C, Buchwald D, Goldberg J, Afari N. A twin study of depression and migraine: Evidence for a shared genetic vulnerability. Headache. 2009; 49(10):1493-1502.

Schur E, Noonan C, Polivy J, Goldberg J, Buchwald D. Genetic and environmental influences on restrained eating behaviorInt J Eat Disord. 2009; 42(8):765-772.

Schur EA, Heckbert SR, Goldberg JH. The association of restrained eating with weight change over time in a community-based sample of twins. Obesity. 2010; 18(6):1146-1152.

Schur EA, Kleinhans NM, Goldberg J, Buchwald DS, Polivy J, Del Parigi A, Maravilla KR. Acquired differences in brain responses among monozygotic twins discordant for restrained eating. Physiol Behav. 2012; 18:105(2):560-567.

Schur E, Godfrey KM, Dansie E, Buchwald D, Pagoto S, Afari N. Can familial factors account for the association of body mass index with poor mental health in men or women? Gen. Hosp. Psychiatry. 2013; May 9. Epub ahead of print.

Strachan E, Hunt C, Afari N, Duncan G, Noonan C, Schur E, Watson N, Goldberg J, Buchwald D. The University of Washington Twin Registry: Poised for the next generation of twin research. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2013; 16(1):455-62.

Strachan E, Poeschla B, Dansie E, Succop A, Chopko L, Afari N. Clinical and evoked pain, personality traits, and emotional states: Can familial confounding explain the associations? J Psychosom Res. 2015 Jan;78(1):58-63.

Trost Z, Strachan E, Sullivan M, Vervoort T, Avery AR, Afari N. Heritability of Pain Catastrophizing and Associations with Experimental Pain Outcomes: A Twin Study. Pain. 2015 Jan 14 [Epub ahead of print]

Vitaliano P, Strachan E, Dansie E, Goldberg J, Buchwald D. Does caregiving cause psychological distress? The case for familial and genetic vulnerabilities in female twins. Ann Behav Med. Published online: 22 November 2013.

Watson NF, Goldberg J, Arguelles LM, Buchwald D. Genetic and environmental influences on insomnia, daytime sleepiness, and obesity in twins. Sleep. 2006; 29(5):645-649.

Watson NF, Buchwald D, Vitiello M, Noonan C, Goldberg J. A twin study of sleep duration and body mass index. J Clin Sleep Med. 2010; 6(1):11-17.

Watson NF, Buchwald D, Noonan C, Vitiello MV, Pack AI, Goldberg J. Is circadian type associated with sleep duration in twins? Sleep Biol Rhythms. 2012; 10:61-8

Watson NF, Harden KP, Buchwald D, Vitiello MV, Pack AI, Weigle DS, Goldberg J. Sleep duration and body mass index in twins: a gene-environment interaction. Sleep. 2012; 35(5):597-603.

Watson NF, Buchwald D, Harden KP. A Twin Study of Genetic Influences on Diurnal Preference and Risk for Alcohol Use Outcomes. J Clin Sleep Med. 2013.

Watson NF, Harden KP, Buchwald D, Vitiello MV, Pack AI, Strachan E, Goldberg J. Sleep duration and depressive symptoms: a gene-environment interaction. Sleep. 2014; 37(2):351-8.

Wright LJ, Noonan C, Ahumada S, Rodriguez MAB, Buchwald D, Afari N. Psychological distress in twins with urological symptoms. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2010; 32(3):262-267.

Wright LJ, Schur E, Noonan C, Ahumada S, Buchwald D, Afari N. Chronic pain, overweight, and obesity: Findings from a community-based twin registry. J Pain. 2010; 11(7):628-635.