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Publications

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Peer-Reviewed International Journal Articles:

112. Abdellaoui, A., Hottenga, J.J., Xiao, X., Scheet, P.,Ehli, E.A., Davies, G.E., Hudziak, J.J., Smit, D.J.A., Bartels, M., Willemsen, G., Brooks, A., Sullivan, P.F., Smit, J.H., de Geus, E.J., Penninx, B.W.J.H., Boomsma, D.I. (2013). Association between Autozygosity and Major Depression: Confounding due to Religious Assortment. Behavior Genetics 43(6), 455-67.

111. Bartels, M., Cacioppo, J.J., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., & Boomsma, D.I. (2013) Exploring the Association Between Well-Being and Psychopathology in Adolescents. Behavior Genetics, 43(3), 177-190. 

110. Cousminer, D.L., Berry, D.J., Timpson, N.J., Ang, W., Thiering, E., Byrne, E., Taal, H.R., Huikari, V., Bradfield, J.P., Kerkhof, M., Groen-Blokhuis, M.M., Kreiner-Møller, E., Marinelli, M., Holst, C., Leinonen, J.T., Perry, J.R.B., Surakka, I., Pietila¨inen, O., Kettunen, J., Anttila, V., Kaakinen, M., Sovio, U., Pouta, A., Das, S., Lagou, V., Power, C., Prokopenko, I., Evans, D.M., Kemp, J.P., St Pourcain, B., Ring, S.,  Palotie, A., Kajantie, E., Osmond, C., Lehtima¨ ki, T., Viikari, J.S., Ka¨ho¨nen, M., Warrington, N.M., Lye, S.J., Palmer, L.J., Tiesler, C.M.T., Flexeder, C., Montgomery, G.W., Medland, S.E., Hofman, A., Hakonarson, H., Guxens, M., Bartels, M., Salomaa, V., The ReproGen Consortium,  Murabito, J., Kaprio, J., Sørensen, T.A., Ballester, F., Bisgaard, H., Boomsma, D.I., Koppelman, G.H., Grant, S.F.A.,  Jaddoe, V.W.V., Martin, N.G., Heinrich, J., Pennell, G.E., Raitakari, O., Eriksson, J.G., Davey Smith, G., Hypponen, E.,  Jarvelin, M.R., McCarthy, M.I., Ripatti, S., Widen, E., for the Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium (2013). Genome-wide association and longitudinal analyses reveal genetic loci linking pubertal height growth, pubertaltiming and childhood adiposity. Human Molecular Genetics, 22(13), 2735-47.  

109. Geels, L.M. Vink, J.M., Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M. and Boomsma, D.I. (2013). Developmental prediction model for early alcohol initiation in Dutch adolescents. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74(1):59-70. 

108. Geels, L.M., Vink, J.M., van Beek, J.H.D.A., Bartels, M., Willemsen, G., and Boomsma, D.I. (2013). Increases in alcohol consumption in women and elderly groups: Evidence from an epidemiological study. BMC Public Health, 13(1):207. 

107. Groen-Blokhuis, M.M., Franic, S., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., de Geus, E.J.C., Davies, G.E., Ehli, E.A., Xiao, X.J., Scheet, P., Bartels, M., Althoff, R.R., Hudziak, J.J., Middeldorp, C.M., Boomsma, D.I. (2013). A prospective study of the effects of breastfeeding and FADS2 polymorphisms on cognition and attention problems. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 162B(5):457-65. 

106. Huppertz, C., Bartels, M., Jansen, I.E., Boomsma, D.I., Willemsen, G., de Moor, M.H.M., de Geus, E.J.C. A twin-sibling study on the relationship between exercise attitudes and exercise behavior. Behavior Genetics (in press). 

105. Kuny, A.V., Althoff, R.R., Copeland, W., Bartels, M., Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Baer, J., Hudziak, J.J. (2013). Separating the Domains of Oppositional Behavior: Comparing Latent Models of the Conners’ Oppositional Subscale. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,  52(2):172-183. 

104. Ordoñana, J., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Cella, D., Mosing, M., Oliveira, J.R., Patrick, D.L., Veenhoven, R., Wagner, G.G., Sprangers, M.A.G., and the GeneQol Consortium. (2013). Biological pathways and genetic mechanisms involved in social functioning. Quality of Life Research, 22(6):1189-200. 

103.  Rietveld, C.A., Cesarini, D., Benjamin, D.J., Koellinger, P.D., De Neve, J-E., Tiemeier, H., Johannesson, M., Magnusson, P.K.E., Pedersen, N.L., Krueger, R.F., Bartels, M.  Molecular Genetics and Subjective Well-Being.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Published online before print May 24, 2013, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1222171110). 

102. Slof-Op ’t Landt, M.C.T., Bartels, M., Slagboom, P.E., Boomsma, D.I., van Furth, E.F., and Meulenbelt, I.(2013). Genetic variation at the TPH2 gene influences impulsivity in addition to eating disorders. Behavior Genetics, 43(1), 24-33. 

101. Slof-Op ’t Landt, M.C.T., Bartels, M., Slagboom, P.E., Boomsma, D.I., van Furth, E.F., and Meulenbelt, I. (2013). Genetic variation at the TPH2 gene influences impulsivity in addition to eating disorders. Behavior Genetics, 43(1), 24-33. 

100. Treur, J.L., Boomsma, D.I., Lubke, G.H., Bartels, M., Vink, J.M. (2013). The Predictive Value of Smoking Expectancy and the Heritability of its Accuray.  Nicotine & Tobacco Research, online 29 october 2013

99. te Velde, S., van der Aa., N., Boomsma, D.I., van Someren, E.J.W., de Geus, E.J.C., Brug, J., Bartels., M. (2013). Genetic and Environmental Influences on Individual Differences in Sleep Duration during Adolescence. Twin Research and Human Genetics (in press). 

98. Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Groen-Blokhuis, M.M., Hottenga, J.J., Franić, S., Hudziak, J.J., Lamb, D., Huppertz, C., de Zeeuw, E., Nivard, M., Schutte, N., Swagerman, S., Glasner, T., van Fulpen, M., Brouwer, C., Stroet, T, Nowotny, J., Ehli, E.A., Davies, G.E., Scheet, S., Orlebeke, J.F., Kan, K.J., Smit, D.A.,  Dolan, C.V., Middeldorp, C.M.,  de Geus, E.J.C., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I. (2012). The Young Netherlands Twin Register (YNTR):  Longitudinal twin and family studies in over 70,000 children. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16(1), 252-267.

97. Althoff, R.R., Hudziak, J.J., Willemsen, G., Hudziak, V., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2012). Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 159B(1):120-7.

96. Bartels, M., de Moor, M.H.M., Van der Aa, N., Boomsma, D.I., de Geus, E.J.C. (2012). Regular Exercise, Subjective Wellbeing, and Internalizing Problems in Adolescence: Causality or Genetic pleiotropy? Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2012.00004. Epub 2012 Jan 19 

95. Bartels, M., Van Weegen, F.I., Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Carlier, M., Polderman,  T.J.C., Hoekstra, R.A., Boomsma, D.I. (2012) The Five Factor Model of Personality and Intelligence: A twin study on the relationship between the two constructs.  Personality and Individual Difference, 53, 368-373. 

94. Ehli, E.A.,Abdellaoui, A., Hu, Y., Hottenga, J.J, Kattenberg, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., Althoff, R.R., Xiao, X.J., Scheet, P., de Geus, E.J.C., Hudziak, J.J., Boomsma, D.I., Davies, G.E. Inherited and de novo CNVs in MZ twin pairs discordant and concordant for Attention  Problems. European Journal of  Human Genetics (ahead of print April 2012).

93. Geels, L.M., Groen-Blokhuis, M.M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Vink, J.M., Middeldorp, C.M., Bartels, M.,  Nelson, K.A., Huizenga, P.E., Davies, G.E.,  Boomsma, D.I. Maternal prenatal smoking and offspring emotional problems: No moderating effect of maternal or child 5-HTTLPR genotype. American Journal of Medical Genetics part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 13(1):207. 

92. Vink, J.M., Bartels,M., van Beijsterveldt,C.E.M., Distel, M.A., de Moor, M.H.M., van Dongen, J., Smit, J.A., Ligthart, L., van Beek, J.H.D.A., Geels, L.M.,  Abdelaoui, A., Middeldorp, C.M., Hottenga, J.J., Willemsen, G., de Geus, E.J.C., Boomsma, D.I. Sex differences in genetic architecture of complex phenotypes. PlosONE (in press). 

91. Geels, L., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, T., Willemsen, G.,  van der Aa, N., Boomsma, D.I., Vink, J.M. (2011). Trends in adolescent alcohol use: Effects of age, sex and cohort on prevalence and heritability. Addiction, 107(3), 518-527. 

90. Huppertz, C., Bartels, M., Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Boomsma,D.I., Hudziak, J.J., and de Geus, E.J.C. (2012). The impact of shared environmental factors on exercise behavior from age 7 to 12. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 44(10):2025-32. 

89. Robbers, S., van Oort, F., Huizink, A.C., Verhulst, F.C., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Boomsma, D.I. & Bartels, M. (2012). Childhood problem behavior and parental divorce: evidence for gene-environment interaction. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (in press). 

88. Scheet, P., Ehli, E., Xiao, Van Beijsterveldt, T., Abdellaoui,A., Althoff, R.R.,  Hottenga, J.J. Willemsen, G., Nelson, Huizenga, Hu, Amos, Bartels, M., Groen-Blokhuis, M.M., de Geus, E.J.C., Hudziak, J.J., Davies, G., and Boomsma, D.I. Twins, Tissue and Time: A Comparison of Genomic Structures. Twin Research and Human Genetics (in press). 

87. Van der Aa, N., Bartels, M., te Velde, S.J., Boomsma, D.I., Geus de, E.J.C.,  and Brug,  J. (2012). Genetic and Environmental Influences on Individual Differences in Sedentary Behaviour during Adolescence – A Twin-Family Study. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 166(6), 509-514. 

86. Bartels, M., Van der Aa, N., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Middeldorp, C.M., & Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Adolescent Self-Report of Emotional and Behavioral Problems; Interactions of Genetic Factors with Sex and Age. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 20(1), 35-52. 

85. Beek, J.H.D.A. van, Kendler, K.S., de Moor, M.H.M., Geels, L.M., Bartels, M., Vink, J.M., Berg, S.M., van den, Willemsen, G., and Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Stable Genetic Effects on Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence from Adolescence into Early Adulthood. Behavior Genetics (in press). 

84. Distel, M.A., Vink, J.M., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, T., Neale, M.C., Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Age as a moderator of non-genetic influences on cannabis initiation: a twin-sibling study in Dutch adolescents. Addiction, 106(9), 1658-66. 

83. Distel, M.A., Trull, T.J., de Moor, M.H.M., Vink, J.M., Geels, L.M., van Beek, J.H.D.A., Bartels, M., Willemsen, G., Neale, M.C., Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Borderline personality traits and substance use: genetic factors underlie the association with marijuana initiation and smoking, but not with alcohol use. Journal of Personality Disorders (in press). 

82. de Moor, M.H.M., Vink, J.M., van Beek, J.H.D.A., Geels, L., Bartels, M., de Geus, E.J.C., Willemsen, G., Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Heritability of problem drinking and the genetic overlap with personality in a general population sample. Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics, vol 2, 2 nov 2011. 

81. Hoekstra, R.A., Vinkhuyzen, A.A.E., Wheelwright, S., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Baron-Cohen, S., Posthuma, D., and, van der Sluis, S. (2011). The construction and validation of an abridged version of the Autism-spectrum quotient (AQ-short). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(5), 589-96. 

80. Polderman, J.C., Huizink, A.C., Verhulst, F.C., Boomsma, D.I., and Bartels, M. (2011). A genetic study on ADHD symptoms and academic skills; results of a longitudinal study in twins. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 20(1), 22-34. 

79. Robbers, S.C.C., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M.,Verhulst, F.C., Huizink,  A.C., and Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Pre-divorce problems in 3-year-olds: a prospective study in boys and girls. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46, 311–319. 

78. Robbers, S.C.C., van Oort, F.V.A., Polderman, J.C., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Verhulst, F.C., Lubke, G.H., and Huizink, A.C. (2011). Trajectories of Attention Problems in Childhood. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 20(8):419-27. IF: 1.622

77. Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Comparison of naturall conceived and IVF-DZ twins in the Netherlands Twin Registry.  A developmental study. Journal of Pregnancy (in press)

76. Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Middeldorp, C.M., Slof-Op’t Landt, M.C., Bartels, M., Hottenga, J.J., Suchiman, H.E., Slagboom, P.E., and Boomsma, D.I. (2011). Influence of Candidate Genes on Attention Problems in Children: A Longitudinal Study. Behavior Genetics, 4 (1) 155-164. 

75. Slof-Op ’t Landt, M.C.T., Meulenbelt, I., Bartels, M., Suchiman, H.E.D., Middeldorp, C.M., Houwing-Duistermaat, J.J., van Trier, J., Onkenhout, E.J., Vink, J.M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Brandys, M.K., Sanders, N., Zipfel, S., Herzog, W., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Warnke, A., Fleischhaker, C., Zeeck, A., de Zwaan, M., Herpertz, S., Ehrlich, S., van Elburg, A.A., Adan, R.A.H., Scherag, S., Hinney, A., Hebebrand, J., van Furth, E.F., Boomsma, D.I., and Slagboom, P.E. (2011). Association study in eating disorders: TPH2 associates with anorexia nervosa and self-induced vomiting. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 10(2), 236-243. 

74. Bartels, M., Saviouk, V., de Moor, M.H.M., Willemsen, A.H.M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Hottenga, J.J., de Geus, E.J.C., and Boomsma, D.I. (2010). Heritability and Genome-wide Linkage Scan for Subjective Happiness. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13(2), 135–142. 

73. Barsevick, A.M., Frost, M.H., Zwinderman, A.H., Hall, P., Halyard, M.Y., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Martin, N.G. and the GENEQOL consortium (2010). I’m so tired: biological and genetic mechanisms of cancer-related fatigue. Quality of Life Research, 19(10), 1419-1427. 

72. Boomsma, D.I., Saviouk, V., Hottenga, J.J., Distel, M.A., De Moor, M.H.M., Vink, J.M., Geels, L., Van Beek, .H.D.A., Slagboom, E.P., Bartels, M., De Geus, E.J.C., and Willemsen, G. (2010). Genetic Epidemiology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD Index) in Adults. PlosOne, 15(5). 

71. Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., and Delemarre-van de Waal, H.A. (2010). Body Size of Twins Compared with Siblings and the General Population: From Birth to Late Adolescence. The Journal of Pediatrics, 156(4), 586-591. 

70. Haworth, C.M.A. Wright, M.J., Luciano, M., Martin, N.G., de Geus, E.J.C., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., Posthuma, D., Boomsma, D.I., Davis, O.S.P., Kovas, Y., Corley, R.P., DeFries, J.C., Hewitt, J.K.,  Olson, R.K., A Rhea, S.A., Wadsworth, J., Iacono, W.G., McGue, M., Thompson, L.A., Hart, A., Petrill, S.A., Lubinski, D., and Plomin, R. (2010). The heritability of general cognitive ability increases linearly from childhood to young adulthood. Molecular Psychiatry, 15(11), 1112-1120. 

69. Lamb, D.J., Middeldorp, C.M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., Polderman,  J.C., and Boomsma, D.I. (2010). Heritability of Anxious/Depressive and Withdrawn Behavior: Age-Related changes during Adolescence. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(3), 248-55. 

68. Middeldorp, C.M., Slof-Op ’t Landt, M.C.T., Medland, S.E., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., Willemsen, G., Hottenga, J.J., de Geus, E.J.C., Suchiman, H.E.D., Dolan, C.V., Neale, M.C., Slagboom, P.E., and Boomsma, D.I. (2010). Anxiety and depression in children and adults: influence of serotonergic and neurotrophic genes? Genes, Brain and Behavior, 9(7), 808–816. 

67. Polderman, J.C., Boomsma, D.I., Bartels, M., Verhulst, F.C., and Huizink, A.C. (2010). A systematic review of prospective studies on attention problems and academic achievement. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 122(4), 271-84. 

66. Polderman, J.C., Bartels, M., Verhulst, F.C., Huizink, A.C., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2010). No effect of classroom sharing on educational achievement in twins; a prospective, longitudinal cohort ßtudy. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(1):36-40. 

65. Robbers, S.C.C., Bartels, M., van Oort, F., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., van der Ende, J., Verhulst, F.C., Boomsma, D.I. and Huizink, A.C. (2010). A twin-singleton comparison of the development of externalizing and internalizing problems in 6 to 12-year-old children. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13(1), 79-89. 

64. Smit, D.J.A., Luciano, M., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Wright, M.J., Hansell, N.K., Brunner, H.G., Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., de Geus, E.J.C., Martin, N.G, and Boomsma, D.I. (2010). Heritability of head size in Dutch and Australian twin families at ages 0 – 50 years. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13(4),370-380.

63. Sprangers, M.A.G., Sloan, J.A., Barsevick, A.M., Chauhan, C., Dueck, A.C., Raat, H., Shi, Q., Noorden, C.J.F. van, Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I. and the QENEQOL consortium (2010). Scientific imperatives, clinical implications, and theoretical underpinnings for the investigation of the relationship between genetic variables and patient-reported quality-of-life outcomes. Quality of Life Research, 19(10), 1395-1403.

62. Sprangers, M.A.G., Bartels, M., Veenhoven, R., Baas, F., Mosing, M., Movsas, B, Ropka, M.E., Shinozaki, G., Swaab, D., and the GENEQOL Consortium. (2010). Which patient will feel down, which will be happy? The need to study the genetic disposition of emotional states. Quality of Life Research, 19(10), 1429-37.

61. Van der Aa, N., Boomsma, D.I., Rebollo-Mesa, I., Hudziak, J.J., and Bartels, M. (2010). Moderation of Genetic Factors by Parental Divorce in Adolescents’ Evaluations of Family Functioning and Mental Wellbeing, Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13(2), 143–162. 

60. Van der Aa, N., Geus de, E.J.C., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Boomsma, D.I., and Bartels, M. (2010). Genetic Influences on Individual Differences in Exercise Behavior during Adolescence.  International Journal of Pediatrics,  Epub 2010 Jun 29.

59. Willemsen, G., de Geus, E.J.C., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Brooks, A.I., Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., Fugman, D.A., Hoekstra, C., Hottenga, J.J., Kluft, K., Meijer, P., Montgomery, G.W., Rizzu, P., Sondervan, D., Smit, A.B., Spijker, S., Suchiman, H.E.D., Tischfield, J.A., Lehner, T., Slagboom, P.E., and Boomsma, D.I.  (2010). The Netherlands Twin Register Biobank; a resource for genetic epidemiological studies. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13(3), 231-245. 

58. Bartels, M., Althoff R.R., and Boomsma, D.I. (2009). Anesthesia and Cognitive Performance in Children: No evidence for a causal relationship. Are the conclusions justified by the data? Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(6), 613-614. 

57. Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma, D.I (2009). Breastfeeding, Maternal Education and Cognitive Function: A Prospective Study in Twins. Behavior Genetics, 39(6), 616-622. 

56. Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2009). Born to be happy? The etiology of Subjective Wellbeing. Behavior Genetics, 39(6), 605-615. 

55. Bartels, M., Althoff R.R., and Boomsma, D.I. (2009). Anesthesia and Cognitive Performance in Children: No evidence for a causal relationship. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(3), 246-253. 

54. Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., Bartels, M., Hoekstra, R.A., Polderman, J.C., Delemarre-van de Waal, H.A., and Boomsma, D.I. (2009). A twin study of cognitive costs of low birth weight and catch-up growth. The Journal of Pediatrics, 154(1):29-32.

53. Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., Bartels, M., Delemarre-van de Waal, H.A., and Boomsma, D.I. (2009). Heritability of Testis Size.  Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(4), 351-355.

52. Haworth, C.M.A., Wright, M.J., Martin, N.G., Boomsma, D.I., Bartels, M., Posthuma, D., Davis, O.S.P., Brant, A.M., Corley, R.P., Hewitt, J.K., Iacono, W.G., McGue, M., Thompson, L.A., Hart, S. Petrill, S.A., Lubinski, D., and Plomin, R. (2009) A twin study of the genetics of high cognitive ability selected from 11,000 twin pairs in six studies from four countries. Behavior Genetics, 39(4):359-70. 

51. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., van Leeuwen, M. and Boomsma, D.I. (2009). Genetic Architecture of verbal abilities in children and adolescents. Developmental Science, 12(6):1041-53. 

50. Polderman, J.C., de Geus, E.J.C., Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., van Leeuwen, M., Verhulst, F.C., Posthuma, D., and Boomsma, D.I (2009). Attention problems, inhibitory control, and intelligence index overlapping genetic factors: A study in 9, 12 and 18-year-old twins. Neuropsychology, 23 (3), 381–391.

49. Slof-Op ’t Landt, M.C., van Furth, E.F., Rebollo-Mesa, I., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Slagboom, P.E., Boomsma, D.I., Meulenbelt, I., and Dolan, C.V. (2009). Sex differences in sum scores may be hard to interpret: the importance of measurement invariance. Assessment, 16(4):415-23. 

48. Sprangers, M.A.G., Sloan, J.A., Veenhoven, R, Cleeland, C.S., Halyard, M.Y., Abertnethy, A.P., Baas, F., Barsevick, A.M., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Chauhan, C., Dueck, A.C., Frost, M.H., Hall, P., Klepstad, P., Martin, N.G., Miaskowski, C., Mosing, M., Movsas, B., Van Noorden, C.J.F., Patrick, D.L., Pedersen, N.L., Ropka, M.E., Shi, Q., Shinozaki, G., Singh, J.A., Yang, P., and Zwinderman, A.H. (2009). The Establishment of the GENEQOL Consortium to Investigate the Genetic Disposition of Patient-Reported Quality-of-Life Outcomes. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(3), 301-311. 

47. Van der Aa, N., Rebollo-Mesa, I., Willemsen, A.H.M.., Boomsma, D.I., and Bartels, M. (2009). Frequency of Truancy at High-School: Evidence for Genetic and Twin Specific Shared Environmental Influences. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45(6), 579-86. 

46. Abdellaoui, A., Bartels, M., Hudziak, J.J., Rizzu, P., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2008). Genetic Influences on Thought Problems in 7-Year-Olds: A Twin-Study of Genetic, Environmental and Rater Effects. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 11(6), 571-578. 

45. Bartels, M., Cacioppo, J.T., Hudziak, J.J., and Boomsma, D.I. (2008). Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Stability in Loneliness throughout Childhood. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 147(3), 385-91.

44. Boomsma, D.I., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Beem, A.L., Hoekstra, R.A., Polderman, J.C., and Bartels, M. (2008). Intelligence and birth order in boys and girls. Intelligence, 36(6), 630-634.

43. Boomsma, D.I., Willemsen, G., Vink, J.M., Bartels, M., Groot, P., Hottenga, J.J., van Beijsterveldt, C.E., Stroet, T., van Dijk, R., Wertheim, R., Visser, M., and van der Kleij, F. (2008). Design and implementation of a twin-family database for behavior genetics and genomics studies. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 11(3), 342-8. 

42. Draisma, H.H.M., Reijmers, T.H., Bobeldijk-Pastorova, I., Meulman, J.J., Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., Bartels, M., Raymond Ramaker. R., van der Greef, J., Boomsma, D.I., and Hankemeier, T. (2008). Similarities and differences in lipidomics profiles among healthy monozygotic twin pairs. OMICS, 12(1), 17-31. 

41. Grootheest, D.S. van, Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M, Cath, D.C., Beekman, A.T., Hudziak, J.J. and Boomsma, D.I. (2008). Genetic and environmental contributions to self-report obsessive-compulsive symptoms in Dutch adolescents at age 12, 14 and 16. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry , 47(10):1182-1188. 

40. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., Cath, D.C., and Boomsma, D.I. (2008). Factor Structure, Reliability and Criterion Validity of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ): A Study in Dutch Population and Patient Groups. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 38(8):1555-66. 

39. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M. and Boomsma, D.I. (2008). Genetic and Environmental Influences on the stability of withdrawn behavior in children: A longitudinal, multi-informant twin study. Behavior Genetics, 38(5), 447-461.

38. Huizink, A.C., Bartels, M., Rose, R., Pulkkinen, L., Eriksson, C.J., and Kaprio,  J. (2008). Chernobyl exposure as stressor during pregnancy and hormone levels in adolescent offspring. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62(4). 

37. Hur, Y.M., Kaprio, J., Iacono, W.G., Boomsma, D.I., McGue, M., Silventoinen, K., Martin, N.G., Luciano, M., Visscher, P.M., Rose, R.J., He, M., Ando, J., Ooki, S., Nonaka, K., Lin, C.C.H., Lajunen, H.R., Cornes, B.K., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Cherny, S.S., and Mitchell K. (2008). Genetic influences on the difference in variability of height, weight and body mass index between Caucasian and East Asian adolescent twins. International Journal of Obesity, 32(10):1455-67. 

36. Slof-Op ’t Landt, M.T.C., Bartels, M., van Furth, E.F., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Meulenbelt, I., Slagboom, P.E., and Boomsma, D.I. (2008). Genetic Influences on Disordered Eating Behavior are Largely Independent of BMI. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 117(5), 348-56. 

35. Van der Sluis, S., Derom, C., Thiery, E., Bartels, M., Polderman, J.C., Verhulst, F.C., Jacobs, N., van Gestel, S., de Geus, E.J.C., Dolan, C.V., Boomsma, D.I., and Posthuma, D. (2008). Sex differences on the WISC-R in Belgium and the Netherlands. Intelligence, 36(1), 48-67. 

34. Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Hudziak, J.J., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and van den Oord, E.J.C.G. (2007). Twins and the Study of Rater (Dis)Agreement. Psychological Methods, 12(4), 451-66. 

33. Bartels, M. (2007). An Update on Longitudinal Twin and Family Studies. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 10(1), 1-2. 

32. Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Derks, E.M., Stroet, T.H.,  Polderman,  T.J.C., Hudziak, J.J., and Boomsma, D.I. (2007). Young-Netherlands Twin Register (Y-NTR); A Longitudinal Multiple Informant Study of Problem Behavior. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 10(1), 3-12. 

31. Bartels, M. and Hudziak J.J. (2007). Genetically informative designs in the study of resilience in Developmental psychopathology. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 16, 323-339. 

30. Grootheest, D.S. van, Bartels, M., Cath, D.C., Beekman, A.T., Hudziak, J.J. and Boomsma, D.I. (2007). Longitudinal genetic and environmental contributions to childhood obsessive-compulsive behavior. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 308-315. 

29. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., Verweij, C.J.H., and Boomsma, D.I. (2007). Heritability of Autistic Traits in the General Population. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 161, 372-377. 

28. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., Hudziak, J.J., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M. and Boomsma, D.I. Genetic and environmental covariation between autistic traits and behavioral problems (2007). Twin Research andHuman Genetics, 10(6), 853-860. 

27. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2007). Longitudinal Genetic Study of verbal and nonverbal IQ from Early Childhood to Young Adulthood. Learning and Individual Differences, 17(2), 97-114.

26. Silventoinen, K., Bartels, M., Posthuma, D., Estourgie-van Burk, F., Willemsen, G., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2007) Genetic regulation of growth in height and weight from three to 12 years of age: a longitudinal study of Dutch twin children. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 10(2), 354-363.

25. Boomsma, D.I., de Geus, E.J.C., Vink, J.M., Stubbe, J.H., Distel, M.A., Hottenga, J.J., Posthuma, D., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Hudziak, J.J., Bartels, M., and Willemsen, G. (2006). Netherlands Twin Register; From Twins to Twin Families. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 9(6), 849-857. 

24. Brouwer, S.I., Beijsterveldt, C.E.M. van, Bartels, M., Hudziak, J.J., and Boomsma, D.I. (2006).The influence of sex, zygosity and birth cohort on motor development in young twins. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 9(3), 424-30. 

23. Berg van den, S.M., Setiawan, A., Bartels, M., Polderman, J.C., van der Vaart, A.W., and Boomsma, D.I. (2006). Individual differences in puberty onset in girls: Bayesian estimation of heritabilities and genetic correlations. Behavior Genetics, 36(2), 261-270. 

22. De Fruyt, F. Bartels, M., Van Leeuwen, K.G., De Clercq, B., Decuyper, and M., Mervielde, I. (2006). Five Types of Personality Continuity in Childhood and Adolescence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91 (3), 538–552. 

21. Estourgie-van Burk, G.F., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Delemarre-van de Waal, H.A. and Boomsma, D.I. (2006). Body Size in Five-Year-Old Twins: Heritability and Comparison to Singleton Standards. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 9(5), 646–655. 

20. Federenko, I.S., Schlotz, W, Kirschbaum, C., Bartels, M., Hellhammer, D.H., and Wüst, S. (2006). The Heritability of Perceived Stress. Psychological Medicine, 36(3), 375-85. 

19. Hoekstra, R.A., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2006). Heritability of testosterone levels in 12-year old twins. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 9 (4), 558-565. 

18. Silventoinen, K, Posthuma, D., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2006). Genetic contributions to the association between height and intelligence: evidence from Dutch twin data from childhood to middle age. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 5(8), 585-95. 

17. Ligthart, R.S.L., Bartels, M., Hoekstra, R.A., Hudziak, J.J., and Boomsma, D.I. (2005). Sex and genetic contributions to subtypes of aggression. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 8(5), 483-491. 

16. Op ‘t Landt-Slof, R, van Furth, E, Meulenbelt, I., Slagboom, P.E., Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., and Bulik, C. (2005). Eating Disorders: From twin studies to candidate genes and beyond. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 8(5), 476-482.

15. Bartels, M., Van den Oord, E.J.C.G., Hudziak, J.J., Rietveld, M.J.H., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2004). Genetic and environmental mechanisms underlying stability and change in problem behaviors at ages 3, 7, 10, and 12. Developmental Psychology, 40 (5),  852–867. 

14. Bartels, M., Boomsma, D.I., Rietveld, M.J.H., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Hudziak, J.J., and Van den Oord, E.J.C.G., (2004). Disentangling Genetic, Environmental, and Rater Effects on Internalizing and Externalizing Problem Behavior in 10-year-old Twins. Twin Research, 7(2), 162-175. 

13. Hudziak, J.J., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Althoff, R.R., Stanger, C., Rettew, D.C., Nelson, E.C., Todd, R.D., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2004). Genetic and Environmental Contributions to the Child Behavior Checklist Obsessive –Compulsive Scale. Archives of General Psychiatry, 61, 608-616. 

12. Rietveld M.J.H., Hudziak, J.J., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma. D.I. (2004) Heritability of Attention Problems in Children: II. Longitudinal Results from a Study of Twins, age 3 to 12. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45 (3), 577–588. 

11. Bartels, M., Hudziak, J.J., Boomsma, D.I., Rietveld, M.J.H., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Van den Oord, E.J.C.G.  (2003). A study of parent ratings of Internalizing and Externalizing behavior in 12-year-old twins. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 42(11), 1351-1359. 

10. Bartels, M., Hudziak, J.J., Van den Oord, E.J.C.G., Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Rietveld, M.J.H., and Boomsma, D.I., (2003). Co-occurrence of Aggressive Behavior and Rule-Breaking Behavior at Age 12: Multi-Rater Analyses. Behavior Genetics, 33(5), 607-621. 

9. Bartels, M., De Geus, E.J.C., Kirschbaum, C., and Boomsma, D.I. (2003). Heritability of Daytime Cortisol in Children. Behavior Genetics, 33(4), 421-433. 

8. Bartels, M., Van den Berg, M., Sluyter, F., Boomsma, D.I., and De Geus, E.J.C. (2003). Heritability of cortisol: Review and simultaneous analysis of twin studies. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 28, 121-137.

7. Hudziak, J.J., van Beijsterveldt, C. E. M., Bartels, M., Derks, E. and Boomsma, D.I. (2003). Individual differences in aggression in young children: cross-sectional analyses in Dutch twins. Behavior Genetics, 33(5), 575-589. 

6. Rietveld M.J.H., Hudziak, J.J., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., and Boomsma. D.I. (2003) Heritability of Attention Problems in Children: I. Cross-sectional Results from a Study of Twins, age 3 to 12. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B. (Neuropsychiatric Genetics), 117B, 102-113. 

5. Van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Bartels, M., Hudziak, J.J, and Boomsma, D.I. (2003). Causes of stability in childhood aggression: Longitudinal genetic Analyses in Dutch twins. Behavior Genetics, 33(5), 591-605. 

4. Bartels, M., Rietveld, M.J.H., Van Baal, G.C.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2002) Heritability of Educational Achievement in 12-year-olds and the overlap with Cognitive Abilities. Twin Research, 5(6), 544-554. 

3. Bartels, M., Rietveld, M.J.H., Van Baal, G.C.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2002) Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Development of Intelligence. Behavior Genetics, 32(4), 237-249. 

2. Boomsma, D.I., Vink, J.M., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., de Geus, E.J.C., Beem, A.L., Mulder, E.J.C.M., Riese, H., Willemsen, A.H.M., Bartels, M., van den Berg, M., Derks, E.M., de Graaff, S.C., Kupper, H.M., Polderman, J.C., Posthuma, D.I., Rietveld, M.J.H., Stubbe, J.H., Knol, L.I., Stroet, Th., and van Baal, G.C.M. (2002). Netherlands Twin Register. Twin Research, 5, 401-406. 

1. Boomsma, D.I., van Beijsterveldt, C.E.M., Rietveld, M.J.H., Bartels, M., and van Baal, G.C.M. (2001). Genetics mediate relation of birth weight to childhood IQ. British Medical Journal, 323, 1425. 

National (refereed) journals

Bartels, M., Derks, E.M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2005) Oorzaken van individuele verschillen in normafwijkend gedrag; Een onderzoek met 7-, 10- en 12-jarige tweelingen. Het Tijdschrift voor Criminologie, 47 (2), 129-135. (in Dutch)

Geels, L.M., Vink, J.M., van Beek, J.H.D.A., Willemsen, G., Bartels, M., and Boomsma, D.I. (2013). Vroege alcoholinitiatie en verhoogde alcoholconsumptie op volwassen leeftijd: Oorzaak of indicator?. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 55(8), 595-597. (in Dutch)