Joanne Rovet

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Congenital hypothyroidism: a review of current diagnostic and treatment practices in relation to neuropsychologic outcome
    Joanne Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 5:141-9. 2003
  2. pmc Episodic and Semantic Autobiographical Memory and Everyday Memory during Late Childhood and Early Adolescence
    Karen A Willoughby
    Neuroscience and Mental Health program, The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, ON, Canada
    Front Psychol 3:53. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Dissociating attention deficits in children with ADHD and congenital hypothyroidism using multiple CPTs
    J F Rovet
    Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:1049-56. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Children with congenital hypothyroidism and their siblings: do they really differ?
    Joanne F Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics, Brain and Behavior Program, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:e52-7. 2005
  5. doi request reprint The role of transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity in development of visual abilities
    Joanne Rovet
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 32:431-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Congenital hypothyroidism: an analysis of persisting deficits and associated factors
    Joanne F Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Toronto Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 8:150-62. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Visual development of human milk-fed preterm infants provided with extra energy and nutrients after hospital discharge
    Deborah L O'Connor
    Physiology and Experimental Medicine Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 36:349-53. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Effects of early thyroid hormone deficiency on children's autobiographical memory performance
    Karen A Willoughby
    Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:419-29. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Visuospatial, visuoperceptual, and visuoconstructive abilities in congenital hypothyroidism
    Nevena Simic
    1 Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:1119-27. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Neurodevelopment of children following prenatal exposure to venlafaxine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or untreated maternal depression
    Irena Nulman
    Motherisk Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1165-74. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Congenital hypothyroidism: a review of current diagnostic and treatment practices in relation to neuropsychologic outcome
    Joanne Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 5:141-9. 2003
    ....
  2. pmc Episodic and Semantic Autobiographical Memory and Everyday Memory during Late Childhood and Early Adolescence
    Karen A Willoughby
    Neuroscience and Mental Health program, The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, ON, Canada
    Front Psychol 3:53. 2012
    ..Overall, the present study provides important new insight into both episodic and semantic AM performance, as well as the relation between episodic AM and everyday memory, during late childhood and adolescence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dissociating attention deficits in children with ADHD and congenital hypothyroidism using multiple CPTs
    J F Rovet
    Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:1049-56. 2001
    ..These results therefore signify the utility of these tasks in identifying the different mechanisms underlying the specific attention deficits of different groups of children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Children with congenital hypothyroidism and their siblings: do they really differ?
    Joanne F Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics, Brain and Behavior Program, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:e52-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the results of children with CH and their unaffected siblings at the same age and with the same test...
  5. doi request reprint The role of transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity in development of visual abilities
    Joanne Rovet
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 32:431-7. 2008
    ..These findings therefore suggest that thyroid hormone is necessary for the development of early visual abilities and that THOP may partially explain the visual deficits of preterm infants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Congenital hypothyroidism: an analysis of persisting deficits and associated factors
    Joanne F Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Toronto Brain and Behaviour Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 8:150-62. 2002
    ..Because these four disabilities implicate different neural substrates, the findings described presently will provide insights as to the specific time windows when different brain structures in the human critically need thyroid hormone...
  7. doi request reprint Visual development of human milk-fed preterm infants provided with extra energy and nutrients after hospital discharge
    Deborah L O'Connor
    Physiology and Experimental Medicine Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 36:349-53. 2012
    ..Visual development was used in this study as a surrogate marker for neurodevelopment...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of early thyroid hormone deficiency on children's autobiographical memory performance
    Karen A Willoughby
    Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:419-29. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the present study indicates that the CAI is an effective tool for investigating episodic AM impairment in clinical pediatric populations...
  9. doi request reprint Visuospatial, visuoperceptual, and visuoconstructive abilities in congenital hypothyroidism
    Nevena Simic
    1 Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:1119-27. 2013
    ..Individuals with CH exhibit selective visuocognitive weaknesses, some of which are related to early and concurrent TSH levels...
  10. doi request reprint Neurodevelopment of children following prenatal exposure to venlafaxine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or untreated maternal depression
    Irena Nulman
    Motherisk Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1165-74. 2012
    ..The authors compared the effects of prenatal exposure to venlafaxine (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and maternal depression...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of neonatal thyroid hormone insufficiency and medical morbidity on infant neurodevelopment and attention following preterm birth
    Nevena Simic
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Thyroid 19:395-401. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of reduced thyroid hormone levels on general neurodevelopment and attention at 3 months corrected age...
  12. doi request reprint Growth and body composition of human milk-fed premature infants provided with extra energy and nutrients early after hospital discharge: 1-year follow-up
    Ashley Aimone
    Physiology and Experimental Medicine Program and the Department of Clinical Dietetics, Hospital for Sick Children, and Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:456-66. 2009
    ..Data are also presented on general developmental level at 18-month corrected age (CA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term neurodevelopment of children exposed to maternal nausea and vomiting of pregnancy and diclectin
    Irena Nulman
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 155:45-50, 50.e1-2. 2009
    ..To determine the effects of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) and its treatment with diclectin on child neurodevelopment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Towards identifying a characteristic neuropsychological profile for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. 1. Analysis of the Motherisk FASD clinic
    Kelly Nash
    The Motherisk Program, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 20:e44-52. 2013
    ..We compared groups on domains of intellectual functioning, memory, attention, executive functioning, motor functioning, language/communication and achievement...
  15. doi request reprint Social cognitive and emotion processing abilities of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a comparison with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Rachel L Greenbaum
    Children s Mental Health Team, Surrey Place Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1656-70. 2009
    ..However, these groups have not been directly compared for social problems or social cognition, nor has social cognition been directly examined in FASDs...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on hippocampal volume, verbal learning, and verbal and spatial recall in late childhood
    Karen A Willoughby
    Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:1022-33. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Autism characteristics in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Sara A Stevens
    a Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 19:579-87. 2013
    ..The current study used a parent-rated questionnaire containing an autism subscale to explore the autistic-like features that children with FASD exhibit...
  18. doi request reprint Visual abilities at 6 months in preterm infants: impact of thyroid hormone deficiency and neonatal medical morbidity
    Nevena Simic
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Thyroid 20:309-15. 2010
    ..To determine the interrelationship between these factors, we measured TH levels in the period ex utero and compared their visual abilities with those of term infants at 6 months (corrected) of age...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development of contrast sensitivity in infants with prenatal and neonatal thyroid hormone insufficiencies
    Giuseppe Mirabella
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Res 57:902-7. 2005
    ..05). There were no significant effects involving the preterm group. These results indicate that thyroid hormone is important for human visual development...
  20. doi request reprint Understanding fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs): toward identification of a behavioral phenotype
    Kelly Nash
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    ScientificWorldJournal 8:873-82. 2008
    ..We conclude that future research initiatives comparing children with FASDs to nonalcohol-exposed children with similar cognitive and socioemotional profiles should aid in uncovering the unique behavioral phenotype for FASDs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social problem solving in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Sara A Stevens
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, and Neuroscience and Mental Health Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 19:e99-110. 2012
    ..However, the factors underlying these impairments are poorly understood. Recent evidence has shown that social problem solving is a critical component of effective social functioning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Towards identifying a characteristic neuropsychological profile for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. 2. Specific caregiver-and teacher-rating
    Sara A Stevens
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 20:e53-62. 2013
    ..This study compares the behavioral profile of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) who were diagnosed using the Canadian Guidelines with children with prenatal alcohol exposure who did not meet criteria for a FASD diagnosis...
  23. doi request reprint Visuospatial associative memory and hippocampal functioning in congenital hypothyroidism
    Sarah M Wheeler
    Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:49-56. 2012
    ..These results suggest that perinatal deprivation of thyroid hormone has longstanding effects on hippocampal function and may account for memory problems experienced by adolescents with congenital hypothyroidism...
  24. ncbi request reprint A differential approach for examining the behavioural phenotype of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Kelly Nash
    Neuroscience and Mental Health program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 18:e440-53. 2011
    ..Since many of the items referred to features of Oppositional Defiant/Conduct Disorder (ODD/CD), it was not clear whether the items reflected comorbidity with ODD/CD, or were unique to children with FASD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth study: outcomes in children at 5 years of age (MACS-5)
    Elizabeth V Asztalos
    Department of Newborn and Developmental Paediatrics, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Pediatr 167:1102-10. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Growth and nutrient intakes of human milk-fed preterm infants provided with extra energy and nutrients after hospital discharge
    Deborah L O'Connor
    Department of Clinical Dietetics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatrics 121:766-76. 2008
    ..We also assessed the impact of this intervention on the exclusivity of human milk feeding...
  27. doi request reprint The relations between white matter and declarative memory in older children and adolescents
    Donald J Mabbott
    Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res 1294:80-90. 2009
    ..Our findings support the role of white matter in facilitating connectivity between cerebral regions important for declarative memory...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of visual functions following prenatal exposure to organic solvents
    Christine Till
    The Motherisk Program, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 24:725-31. 2003
    ..5-year-old boy following prenatal exposure to perchloroethylene (PCE). These VEP techniques therefore appear promising for the clinical assessment of visual toxicity in pediatric populations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Agreement between prospective and retrospective reports of maternal exposure to chemicals during pregnancy
    Christine Till
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 44:708-13. 2002
    ..These variations in self-reports are of concern because they can severely affect estimates of human teratological risk...
  30. pmc Children with congenital hypothyroidism have similar neuroradiological abnormal findings as healthy ones
    Marianna Rachmiel
    Pediatric Endocrinology Service, Division of Pediatric, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Zerifin 70300, Israel Division of Endocrinology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:194918. 2013
    ..To assess the neuroradiological findings of children with congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) compared to healthy controls (HC)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Child neurodevelopmental outcome and maternal occupational exposure to solvents
    Dionne Laslo-Baker
    Motherisk Program and Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:956-61. 2004
    ..Animal toxicological studies and human case reports demonstrate that high exposure to solvents causes neurodevelopmental toxicity in exposed offspring. Data from occupationally exposed women and their children are few...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vision abnormalities in young children exposed prenatally to organic solvents
    Christine Till
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2A2
    Neurotoxicology 26:599-613. 2005
    ..Increasing levels of exposure may lead to further visual deficits affecting grating acuity. These findings support the need for a re-evaluation of current occupational exposure standards for pregnant women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Turner syndrome: a review of genetic and hormonal influences on neuropsychological functioning
    Joanne Rovet
    Department of Pediatrics and Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 10:262-79. 2004
    ..Future research needs to identify the elemental processes that are disturbed in TS and map these both to events in early brain development and subsequent brain function and to specific gene and hormonal contributions...
  34. pmc Meeting report: measuring endocrine-sensitive endpoints within the first years of life
    Tye E Arbuckle
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 116:948-51. 2008
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  35. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Daniela L Caprara
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology Toxicology and Motherisk Program, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1X8
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 31:254-60. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Hippocampal abnormalities in youth with alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder
    Joanna Dudek
    1 Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:181-91. 2014
    ..Positive and negative associations between hippocampal and selective memory indices were found in the ARND group only. These findings are the first to suggest that posterior hippocampal development may be compromised in youth with ARND...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive correlates of type 1 diabetes mellitus in childhood
    Mary Desrocher
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 10:36-52. 2004
    ..These findings are not without controversy, and limitations to conclusions will also be presented. Where relevant, recommendations for future research directions will be provided...
  38. doi request reprint Hippocampal size and memory functioning in children and adolescents with congenital hypothyroidism
    Sarah M Wheeler
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1427-34. 2011
    ..One area of particular weakness is memory, especially on tasks known to be mediated by the hippocampus. However, the hippocampus has not been directly studied in this population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Word and face recognition in children with congenital hypothyroidism: an event-related potential study
    Sandra L Hepworth
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:509-27. 2006
    ..It is proposed that the dampened neurophysiological response to repeated verbal stimuli by children with CH may explain some of their clinically observed difficulties in short-term recognition memory...
  40. ncbi request reprint Workplace standards for exposure to toxicants during pregnancy
    Christine Till
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:472-4. 2008
    ..Management options that can be implemented early to provide added protection when a hazard cannot be reduced or eliminated are recommended...
  41. ncbi request reprint Iodine supplementation for pregnancy and lactation-United States and Canada: recommendations of the American Thyroid Association
    David V Becker
    Thyroid 16:949-51. 2006
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  42. ncbi request reprint In search of the optimal therapy for congenital hypothyroidism
    Joanne F Rovet
    J Pediatr 144:698-700. 2004