- Concurrent and longitudinal associations between diurnal cortisol and body mass index across adolescence
Paula L Ruttle
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719 1176, USA
J Adolesc Health 52:731-7. 2013
..e., measured at the same point in time) and longitudinal (i.e., using earlier cortisol measures to predict later body mass index [BMI]) associations between diurnal cortisol and BMI across adolescence...
- Disentangling psychobiological mechanisms underlying internalizing and externalizing behaviors in youth: longitudinal and concurrent associations with cortisol
Paula L Ruttle
Concordia University, Psychology Department, Center for Research in Human, Development, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, PY 170, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
Horm Behav 59:123-32. 2011
..While the HPA axis may show hyper-arousal when youth first display behaviors, long-term exposure may lead to a hypo-arousal of the HPA axis which culminates in a dysregulated diurnal rhythm...
- Influence of early life stress on later hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning and its covariation with mental health symptoms: a study of the allostatic process from childhood into adolescence
Marilyn J Essex
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53719 1176, USA
Dev Psychopathol 23:1039-58. 2011
..Results highlight the importance of examining multiple types of ELS and dynamic HPA functioning in order to capture the allostatic process unfolding across the transition into adolescence...
- Developmental pathways to amygdala-prefrontal function and internalizing symptoms in adolescence
Cory A Burghy
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Nat Neurosci 15:1736-41. 2012
..These data highlight that, for females, the effects of ELS and early HPA-axis function may be detected much later in the intrinsic processing of emotion-related brain circuits...
- Adrenocortical attunement in mother-child dyads: importance of situational and behavioral characteristics
Paula L Ruttle
University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, 6001 Research Park Blvd, Madison, WI 53719 1176, USA
Biol Psychol 88:104-11. 2011
..Bidirectional synchronization of adrenocortical levels may serve to positively impact later developmental outcomes in children...
- Childhood maltreatment is associated with altered fear circuitry and increased internalizing symptoms by late adolescence
Ryan J Herringa
Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53719
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:19119-24. 2013
..Furthermore, the impact of maltreatment during childhood on both fronto-amygdala and -hippocampal connectivity in females may help explain their higher risk for internalizing disorders such as anxiety and depression. ..
- Early risk factors for alcohol use across high school and its covariation with deviant friends
Jeffrey M Armstrong
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:746-56. 2013
..The present study examines the influence of early individual and contextual factors on (a) trajectories across high school of per-occasion alcohol use and (b) the covariation of alcohol use and deviant friends over time...