Faculty

William Copeland

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Center for Child and Family Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
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905 W Main St, Ste 22, Durham, NC 27701

Box 3454 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 385-0824 william.copeland@duke.edu


Education & Training

Ph.D. 2003

University of Vermont

Grants

Intergenerational Persistence of Treatment Effects

National Institutes of Health

Juvenile Delinquency and Adult Gun Sales: Comparative effectiveness of different minimum age standards for firearm purchase by adults with youthful crime records in North Carolina, Florida, and Virgin

New Venture Fund

Juvenile Delinquency and Adult Gun Sales: Comparative effectiveness of different minimum age standards for firearm purchase by adults with youthful crime records in North Carolina, Florida, and Virgin

Developmental methylomics of childhood trauma and its health consequences

Virginia Commonwealth University

Diseases of Despair in Young Adulthood: Risk, Resilience, and Prevention

National Institutes of Health

Early Substance Use in Rural American Indian and White/Anglo Youth

National Institutes of Health

Vulnerability to Drug Abuse:Pathways to Recovery

National Institutes of Health

Early Substance Use in Rural American Indian and White/Anglo Youth

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Gene-Environment Interplay, Development, and Emotional Disorders

National Institutes of Health

Growing Up Violent in Rural America

National Institutes of Health
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Publications

Sensory Over-Responsivity: An Early Risk Factor for Anxiety and Behavioral Challenges in Young Children.

PMID 30569253
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Does Despair Really Kill? A Roadmap for an Evidence-Based Answer.

PMID 30998413
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The University of Vermont Wellness Environment: Feasibility and Initial Results of a College Undergraduate Health-Promoting Program.

PMID 30832956
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Perceived social status and mental health among young adolescents: Evidence from census data to cellphones.

PMID 30802108
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Transancestral GWAS of alcohol dependence reveals common genetic underpinnings with psychiatric disorders.

PMID 30482948
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Association of Childhood Trauma Exposure With Adult Psychiatric Disorders and Functional Outcomes.

PMID 30646356
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How Does Household Income Affect Child Personality Traits and Behaviors?

PMID 29568124
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Measurement of Childhood Serious Emotional Disturbance: State of the Science and Issues for Consideration

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Predicting Persistent, Limited, and Delayed Problematic Cannabis Use in Early Adulthood: Findings From a Longitudinal Study.

PMID 29096779
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Adult Associations of Childhood Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors: A Prospective, Longitudinal Analysis.

PMID 29096778
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Violence exposure and adolescents' same-day obesogenic behaviors: New findings and a replication.

PMID 28768573
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Deep Sequencing of 71 Candidate Genes to Characterize Variation Associated with Alcohol Dependence.

PMID 28196272
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Cannabis Use and Disorder From Childhood to Adulthood in a Longitudinal Community Sample With American Indians.

PMID 28117058
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Long-Term Outcomes of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

PMID 27663939
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Psychiatric outcomes of bullying victimization: a study of discordant monozygotic twins.

PMID 26979565
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Deep Sequencing of Three Loci Implicated in Large-Scale Genome-Wide Association Study Smoking Meta-Analyses.

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The Great Smoky Mountains Study: developmental epidemiology in the southeastern United States.

PMID 27010203
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Authors' Response.

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Does childhood bullying predict eating disorder symptoms? A prospective, longitudinal analysis.

PMID 26337405
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Bully/victims: a longitudinal, population-based cohort study of their mental health.

PMID 25825225
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Adult Functional Outcomes of Common Childhood Psychiatric Problems: A Prospective, Longitudinal Study.

PMID 26176785
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Psychological and Psychosocial Impairment in Preschoolers With Selective Eating.

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Thresholds and accuracy in screening tools for early detection of psychopathology.

PMID 26096036
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Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Alcohol Consumption Across Youth and Early Adulthood.

PMID 26081443
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Normative Irritability in Youth: Developmental Findings From the Great Smoky Mountains Study.

PMID 26210332
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Normative Irritability in Youth: Developmental Findings From the Great Smoky Mountains Study

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Childhood somatic complaints predict generalized anxiety and depressive disorders during young adulthood in a community sample.

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Adult mental health consequences of peer bullying and maltreatment in childhood: two cohorts in two countries.

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A heavy burden on young minds: the global burden of mental and substance use disorders in children and youth.

PMID 25534496
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A genetically informed study of the longitudinal relation between irritability and anxious/depressed symptoms.

PMID 25901774
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Increase in untreated cases of psychiatric disorders during the transition to adulthood.

PMID 25554854
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A heavy burden on young minds: The global burden of mental and substance use disorders in children and youth

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Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Alcohol Consumption Across Youth and Early Adulthood

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Preschool anxiety disorders predict different patterns of amygdala-prefrontal connectivity at school-age.

PMID 25625285
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Are children and adolescents with food allergies at increased risk for psychopathology?

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Adult diagnostic and functional outcomes of DSM-5 disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

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Childhood bullying involvement predicts low-grade systemic inflammation into adulthood.

PMID 24821813
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Sleep problems predict and are predicted by generalized anxiety/depression and oppositional defiant disorder.

PMID 24745954
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Perceived family impact of preschool anxiety disorders.

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Sleep problems predict and are predicted by generalized anxiety/depression and oppositional defiant disorder

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Longitudinal patterns of anxiety from childhood to adulthood: the Great Smoky Mountains Study.

PMID 24342383
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Perceived family impact of preschool anxiety disorders

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C-reactive protein and substance use disorders in adolescence and early adulthood: A prospective analysis

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C-reactive protein and substance use disorders in adolescence and early adulthood: a prospective analysis.

PMID 24099969
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Preschool anxiety disorders in pediatric primary care: prevalence and comorbidity.

PMID 24290462
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Children with both asthma and depression are at risk for heightened inflammation

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Children with both asthma and depression are at risk for heightened inflammation.

PMID 23919906
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Sex-differentiated changes in C-reactive protein from ages 9 to 21: the contributions of BMI and physical/sexual maturation.

PMID 23711900
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Impact of bullying in childhood on adult health, wealth, crime, and social outcomes.

PMID 23959952
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Irritable mood as a symptom of depression in youth: prevalence, developmental, and clinical correlates in the Great Smoky Mountains Study.

PMID 23880493
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Diagnostic transitions from childhood to adolescence to early adulthood.

PMID 23451804
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High quality methylome-wide investigations through next-generation sequencing of DNA from a single archived dry blood spot.

PMID 23644822
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Young Adult Obesity and Household Income: Effects of Unconditional Cash Transfers.

PMID 24707346
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Genes, environments, and developmental research: methods for a multi-site study of early substance abuse.

PMID 23461817
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Adult psychiatric outcomes of bullying and being bullied by peers in childhood and adolescence.

PMID 23426798
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Dmdd likely atypical after early childhood

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Prevalence, comorbidity, and correlates of DSM-5 proposed disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

PMID 23377638
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Separating the domains of oppositional behavior: comparing latent models of the conners' oppositional subscale.

PMID 23357444
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Diagnostic transitions from childhood to adolescence to early adulthood

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Irritable mood as a symptom of depression in youth: Prevalence, developmental, and clinical correlates in the Great Smoky Mountains study

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Sex-differentiated changes in C-reactive protein from ages 9 to 21: The contributions of BMI and physical/sexual maturation

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Indirect comorbidity in childhood and adolescence.

PMID 24204349
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Generalized anxiety and C-reactive protein levels: a prospective, longitudinal analysis.

PMID 22716910
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Predicting persistent alcohol problems: a prospective analysis from the Great Smoky Mountain Study.

PMID 22153225
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Psychiatric diagnostic interviews for children and adolescents: a comparative study.

PMID 22525957
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BDNF Gene Polymorphism (Val66Met) Predicts Amygdala and Hippocampus Activation in Children Diagnosed with Anxiety as Preschoolers

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Familial influence and childhood trauma in female alcoholism.

PMID 21798111
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Relative impact of maternal depression and associated risk factors on offspring psychopathology.

PMID 22241929
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Cumulative depression episodes predict later C-reactive protein levels: a prospective analysis.

PMID 22047718
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Child-, adolescent- and young adult-onset depressions: differential risk factors in development?

PMID 21557889
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Trends in psychopathology across the adolescent years: what changes when children become adolescents, and when adolescents become adults?

PMID 21815892
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Genetic moderators and psychiatric mediators of the link between sexual abuse and alcohol dependence.

PMID 21193270
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Child μ-opioid receptor gene variant influences parent-child relations.

PMID 21326192
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Cumulative prevalence of psychiatric disorders by young adulthood: a prospective cohort analysis from the Great Smoky Mountains Study.

PMID 21334565
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The developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders: Phenomenology, prevalence, and comorbidity

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Developmental pathways in oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder.

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Outcomes of early pubertal timing in young women: a prospective population-based study.

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Posttraumatic stress without trauma in children.

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Longitudinal dimensionality of adolescent psychopathology: testing the differentiation hypothesis.

PMID 20345843
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Association of family income supplements in adolescence with development of psychiatric and substance use disorders in adulthood among an American Indian population.

PMID 20483972
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Parents' Incomes and Children's Outcomes: A Quasi-Experiment.

PMID 20582231
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Personality and inflammation: the protective effect of openness to experience.

PMID 20178176
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Parents' incomes and children's outcomes: A quasi-experiment using transfer payments from casino profits

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Family and Community Influences on Educational Outcomes Among Appalachian Youth.

PMID 20948982
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Childhood and adolescent psychiatric disorders as predictors of young adult disorders.

PMID 19581568
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Lifecourse Priorities Among Appalachian Emerging Adults: Revisiting Wallace's Organization of Diversity.

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Moving from ethnography to epidemiology: lessons learned in Appalachia.

PMID 19353406
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Configurations of common childhood psychosocial risk factors.

PMID 19220623
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Cultural and community determinants of subjective social status among Cherokee and White youth.

PMID 18701990
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Specificity of putative psychosocial risk factors for psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.

PMID 18181879
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Childhood psychiatric disorders and young adult crime: a prospective, population-based study.

PMID 17974931
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Traumatic events and posttraumatic stress in childhood.

PMID 17485609
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Service costs of caring for adolescents with mental illness in a rural community, 1993-2000.

PMID 17202542
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The latent class structure of ADHD is stable across informants.

PMID 16899158
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The genetic and environmental contributions to oppositional defiant behavior: a multi-informant twin study.

PMID 16113619
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Associations between temperament and DSM-IV externalizing disorders in children and adolescents.

PMID 15613986
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Screening for DSM-IV externalizing disorders with the Child Behavior Checklist: a receiver-operating characteristic analysis.

PMID 15335349
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Multi-informant assessment of temperament in children with externalizing behavior problems.

PMID 15271612
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Genetic influences on childhood competencies: a twin study.

PMID 12595790
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