Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Brian Hicks, Ph.D.
Phone: (734) 998-7454
- Ph.D.: Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2007
- APA Internship: Clinical Psychology, Medical University of South Carolina, 2007
- M.A.: Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2004
- B.S.: Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, 1999
- Genetic, environmental, and developmental influences on substance use and antisocial behavior
- Early behavioral and neurobiological risk for substance use disorders
- Psychopathy (psychopathic personality disorder)
- Personality development
- Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Recent or Representative Publications:
- Durbin CE, Hicks BM (2014) Personality and psychopathology: A stagnant field in need of development. European Journal of Personality, 28, 362-386.
- Hicks BM, Foster KT, Iacono WG, McGue M (2013) Genetic and environmental influences on the familial transmission of externalizing disorders in adoptive and twin offspring. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 1076-1083.
- Hicks BM, Iacono WG, McGue M (2014) Identifying childhood characteristics that underlie pre-morbid risk for substance use disorders: Socialization and boldness. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 141-157.
- Patrick CJ, Venables NC, Yancey JR, Hicks BM, Nelson LD, Kramer MD (2013) A construct-network approach to bridging diagnostic and physiological domains: Application to the assessment of externalizing psychopathology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 902-916.
- Vrieze SI, McGue M, Miller MB, Hicks BM, Iacono WG (2013) Three mutually informative ways to understand the genetic relationships among behavioral disinhibition, alcohol use, drug use, and nicotine use/dependence and their co-occurrence: Twin biometry, GCTA, and genome-wide scoring. Behavior Genetics, 43, 97-107.