UCL Psychology and Language Sciences



Recent publications


Riglin, L., Collishaw, S., Shelton, K.H., McManus, I.C., Ng-Knight, T., Sellers, R., Thapar, A.K., Frederickson, N., & Rice, F. (2015). Higher cognitive ability buffers stress-related depressive symptoms in adolescent girls. Development and Psychopathology. FirstView 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954579415000310


Kilford, E. J., Foulkes, L., Potter, R., Collishaw, S., Thapar, A., & Rice, F. J. (2015). Affective bias and current, past and future adolescent depression: A familial high risk study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174 (15), 265-271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2014.11.046


Rawal, A., Riglin, L., Ng-Knight, T. Collishaw, S. Thapar, T., & Rice, F. (2014). A longitudinal high-risk study of adolescent anxiety, depression and parent-severity on the developmental course of risk-adjustment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(11), 1270-1278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12279

Riglin, L., Petrides, K.V., Frederickson, N., & Rice, F. (2014). The relationship between emotional problems and subsequent school attainment: a meta-analysis. Journal of Adolescence, 37(4), 335-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2014.02.010


Riglin, L., Frederickson, N., Shelton, K.H., & Rice, F. (2013). A longitudinal study of psychological functioning and academic attainment at the transition to secondary school. Journal of Adolescence, 36(3), 507 - 517. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2013.03.002

Rawal, A., Collishaw, S., Thapar, A., & Rice, F. (2013). "The risks of playing it safe": A prospective longitudinal study of response to reward in the adolescent offspring of depressed parents. Psychological Medicine, 43(1), 27-38.http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291712001158

Rawal, A., Collishaw, S., Thapar, A., & Rice, F. (2013). A direct method of assessing underlying cognitive risk for adolescent depression. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10802-013-9760-x


Rawal, A. & Rice, F. (2012). Examining overgeneral autobiographical memory as a risk factor for adolescent depression. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(5), 518-527. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2012.02.025

Rawal, A. & Rice, F. (2012). A longitudinal study of processes predicting specificity of autobiographical memory in the adolescent offspring of depressed parents. Memory, 20(5), 518-526. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2012.683011

Lewis, G., Collishaw, S., Harold, G., Rice, F., Thapar, A. (2012). Maternal Depression and Child and Adolescent Depression Symptoms: An Exploratory Test for Moderation by CRHR1, FKBP5 and NR3C1 Gene Variants. Behavior Genetics, 42(1), 121-132.

Mars, B., Collishaw, S., Smith, D. S., Thapar, A. K., Potter, R., Sellers, R., Harold, G., Craddock, N., Rice, F., Thapar, A. (2012). Offspring of parents with recurrent depression: which features of parent depression index risk for offspring psychopathology? Journal of Affective Disorders, 136, 44-53.


Harold, G.T., Rice, F., Hay, D.F., Boivin, J., Van, D.B.M., & Thapar, A. (2011). Familial transmission of depression and antisocial behaviour symptoms: Disentangling the contribution of inherited and environmental factors and testing the mediating role of parenting. Psychological Medicine, 41, 1175-1185. doi:10.1017/S0033291710001753

Lewis, G., Rice, F., Harold, G.T., Collishaw, S., Thapar, A. (2011). Investigating environmental links between maternal depression and child anxiety/depression symptoms using a genetic design. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(5), 451-459.

Rawal, A., Williams, J.M.G., & Park, R.J. (2011). Effects of analytical and experiential self-focus on stress-induced cognitive reactivity in eating disorder psychopathology.Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49(10), 635-645.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.011

Rice, F., Frederickson, N., Seymour, J. (2011). Assessing pupil concerns about transition to secondary school. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 81, 244-263.

Rice, F. & Rawal, A. (2011). Can basic risk research help in the prevention of childhood and adolescent depression? Examining a cognitive and emotional regulation approach. Depression Research and Treatment, 871245- doi:10.1155/2011/871245


Rawal, A., Park, R.J., & Williams, J.M.G. (2010). Rumination, experiential avoidance, and dysfunctional thinking in eating disorders. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(9), 851-859. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2010.05.009.

Rice, F., Harold, G. T., Boivin, J., Van den bree, M., Hay, D. F., & Thapar, A. (2010). The links between prenatal stress and offspring development and psychopathology: disentangling environmental and inherited influences. Psychological Medicine, 40(2), 335-345.

Rice, F. (2010). Genetics of childhood and adolescent depression: Insights into etiological heterogeneity and challenges for future genomic research. Genome Medicine, 2:68.

Rice, F. & Thapar, A. (2010). Estimating the relative contribution of maternal genetic, paternal genetic and intrauterine factors to offspring birth weight and head circumference. Early Human Development, 86, 425-432