Femmie Juffer

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Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adoptees do not lack self-esteem: a meta-analysis of studies on self-esteem of transracial, international, and domestic adoptees
    Femmie Juffer
    Leiden University, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Ther Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 133:1067-83. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems and mental health referrals of international adoptees: a meta-analysis
    Femmie Juffer
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:2501-15. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The importance of parenting in the development of disorganized attachment: evidence from a preventive intervention study in adoptive families
    Femmie Juffer
    Center for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:263-74. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Adopted children's problem behavior is significantly related to their ego resiliency, ego control, and sociometric status
    Femmie Juffer
    Leiden University, Center for Child and Family Studies, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:697-706. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Effects of an attachment-based intervention on daily cortisol moderated by dopamine receptor D4: a randomized control trial on 1- to 3-year-olds screened for externalizing behavior
    Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychopathol 20:805-20. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Effects of perinatal HIV infection and early institutional rearing on physical and cognitive development of children in Ukraine
    Natasha A Dobrova-Krol
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    Child Dev 81:237-51. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The early childhood aggression curve: development of physical aggression in 10- to 50-month-old children
    Lenneke R A Alink
    Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 77:954-66. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Differential susceptibility to discipline: the moderating effect of child temperament on the association between maternal discipline and early childhood externalizing problems
    Jantien Van Zeijl
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 21:626-36. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Observation of early childhood physical aggression: a psychometric study of the system for coding early physical aggression
    Judi Mesman
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Aggress Behav 34:539-52. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The importance of quality of care: effects of perinatal HIV infection and early institutional rearing on preschoolers' attachment and indiscriminate friendliness
    Natasha A Dobrova-Krol
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1368-76. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Adoptees do not lack self-esteem: a meta-analysis of studies on self-esteem of transracial, international, and domestic adoptees
    Femmie Juffer
    Leiden University, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Ther Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 133:1067-83. 2007
    ..The authors' findings may be explained by adoptees' resilience to overcome early adversity, supported by the large investment of adoptive families. Adoption can be seen as an effective intervention, leading to normative self-esteem...
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems and mental health referrals of international adoptees: a meta-analysis
    Femmie Juffer
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:2501-15. 2005
    ..Before adoption, international adoptees often experience insufficient medical care, malnutrition, maternal separation, and neglect and abuse in orphanages...
  3. ncbi request reprint The importance of parenting in the development of disorganized attachment: evidence from a preventive intervention study in adoptive families
    Femmie Juffer
    Center for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:263-74. 2005
    ..As infant disorganized attachment is a serious risk factor for later child psychopathology, it is important to examine whether attachment disorganization can be prevented or reduced...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adopted children's problem behavior is significantly related to their ego resiliency, ego control, and sociometric status
    Femmie Juffer
    Leiden University, Center for Child and Family Studies, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:697-706. 2004
    ..Many studies have documented that adopted children are at higher risk for behavior problems, but less is known about the correlates of their problem behavior...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of an attachment-based intervention on daily cortisol moderated by dopamine receptor D4: a randomized control trial on 1- to 3-year-olds screened for externalizing behavior
    Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychopathol 20:805-20. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that children are differentially susceptible to intervention effects dependent on the presence of the 7-repeat DRD4 allele...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of perinatal HIV infection and early institutional rearing on physical and cognitive development of children in Ukraine
    Natasha A Dobrova-Krol
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    Child Dev 81:237-51. 2010
    ..The impact of the quality of child care on physical and cognitive development is discussed in light of future interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint The early childhood aggression curve: development of physical aggression in 10- to 50-month-old children
    Lenneke R A Alink
    Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 77:954-66. 2006
    ..At the ages of 24 and 36 months, boys were more aggressive than girls. The results confirm and extend R.E. Tremblay's (2004) hypothesis about the early development of physical aggression...
  8. doi request reprint Differential susceptibility to discipline: the moderating effect of child temperament on the association between maternal discipline and early childhood externalizing problems
    Jantien Van Zeijl
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 21:626-36. 2007
    ..These findings provide empirical evidence for the differential susceptibility hypothesis and suggest directions for enhancing the effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing early childhood externalizing problems...
  9. doi request reprint Observation of early childhood physical aggression: a psychometric study of the system for coding early physical aggression
    Judi Mesman
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Aggress Behav 34:539-52. 2008
    ..The observational measure shows promise, but may have assessed state rather than trait aggression in our study...
  10. doi request reprint The importance of quality of care: effects of perinatal HIV infection and early institutional rearing on preschoolers' attachment and indiscriminate friendliness
    Natasha A Dobrova-Krol
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1368-76. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Predicting growth curves of early childhood externalizing problems: differential susceptibility of children with difficult temperament
    Judi Mesman
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, PO Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:625-36. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Infants' physical and cognitive development after international adoption from foster care or institutions in China
    Linda van den Dries
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:144-50. 2010
    ..To compare the physical, cognitive, and motor development of infants adopted from foster care with infants adopted from institutions...
  13. doi request reprint Remaining or becoming secure: parental sensitive support predicts attachment continuity from infancy to adolescence in a longitudinal adoption study
    Mariëlle D Beijersbergen
    Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychol 48:1277-82. 2012
    ..We conclude that both early and later parental sensitive support are important for continuity of attachment across the first 14 years of life...
  14. doi request reprint Infants' responsiveness, attachment, and indiscriminate friendliness after international adoption from institutions or foster care in China: application of Emotional Availability Scales to adoptive families
    Linda van den Dries
    Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychopathol 24:49-64. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Experimental evidence for differential susceptibility: dopamine D4 receptor polymorphism (DRD4 VNTR) moderates intervention effects on toddlers' externalizing behavior in a randomized controlled trial
    Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, NL 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychol 44:293-300. 2008
    ..The findings of this first experimental test of (measured) gene by (observed) environment interaction in human development indicate that children may be differentially susceptible to intervention effects depending on genetic differences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Terrible ones? Assessment of externalizing behaviors in infancy with the Child Behavior Checklist
    Jantien Van Zeijl
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:801-10. 2006
    ..This study investigated the occurrence, cross-informant agreement, 1-year stability, and context characteristics of externalizing behaviors in 12-month-old children, as compared to 24- and 36-month-olds...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture 2006: adoption as intervention. Meta-analytic evidence for massive catch-up and plasticity in physical, socio-emotional, and cognitive development
    Marinus H van IJzendoorn
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1228-45. 2006
    ..Is (domestic or international) adoption an effective intervention in the developmental domains of physical growth, attachment security, cognitive development and school achievement, self-esteem, and behaviour problems?..
  18. ncbi request reprint Social development from infancy to adolescence: longitudinal and concurrent factors in an adoption sample
    Nicole Jaffari-Bimmel
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychol 42:1143-53. 2006
    ..Adaptation emerged as the product of both developmental history and current circumstances...
  19. doi request reprint Physical growth delays and stress dysregulation in stunted and non-stunted Ukrainian institution-reared children
    Natasha A Dobrova-Krol
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Infant Behav Dev 31:539-53. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Cortisol and externalizing behavior in children and adolescents: mixed meta-analytic evidence for the inverse relation of basal cortisol and cortisol reactivity with externalizing behavior
    Lenneke R A Alink
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, P O Box 9500, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychobiol 50:427-50. 2008
    ..09, 95% CI = .002, .17), and with lower basal cortisol (hypoactivity) in elementary school-aged children (r = -.14, 95% CI = -.19, -.08). There was no significant relation between cortisol and externalizing behavior in adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal sensitivity, infant attachment, and temperament in early childhood predict adjustment in middle childhood: the case of adopted children and their biologically unrelated parents
    Geert Jan J M Stams
    Center for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Dev Psychol 38:806-21. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of attachment-based interventions on maternal sensitivity and infant attachment: differential susceptibility of highly reactive infants
    Mariska Klein Velderman
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 20:266-74. 2006
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Elevated risk of child maltreatment in families with stepparents but not with adoptive parents
    Marinus H van IJzendoorn
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    Child Maltreat 14:369-75. 2009
    ..Adoptive families, however, showed significantly less child maltreatment than expected. The findings are discussed in the context of parental investment theory that seems to be applicable to stepparents but not to adoptive parents...
  24. doi request reprint Stress regulation in adolescents: physiological reactivity during the adult attachment interview and conflict interaction
    Mariëlle D Beijersbergen
    Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 79:1707-20. 2008
    ..The results indicate that dismissing adolescents may effectively use a defensive strategy during the AAI but less so in direct conflict interaction with their attachment figure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Problem behavior of internationally adopted adolescents: a review and meta-analysis
    Nicole Bimmel
    Center for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:64-77. 2003
    ..The majority of the adopted adolescents are well adjusted and do not display significantly more problem behaviors than do their nonadopted peers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Less is more: meta-analyses of sensitivity and attachment interventions in early childhood
    Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg
    Center for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 129:195-215. 2003
    ..Interventions that were more effective in enhancing parental sensitivity were also more effective in enhancing attachment security, which supports the notion of a causal role of sensitivity in shaping attachment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of growth in height, weight, and head circumference: meta-analytic evidence of massive catch-up after international adoption
    Marinus H van IJzendoorn
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:334-43. 2007
    ..International adoption leads to substantial catch-up of height and weight but not of head circumference, demonstrating differential plasticity of children's physical growth...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adoption and cognitive development: a meta-analytic comparison of adopted and nonadopted children's IQ and school performance
    Marinus H van IJzendoorn
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 131:301-16. 2005
    ..Taken together, the meta-analyses document the positive impact of adoption on the children's cognitive development and their remarkably normal cognitive competence but delayed school performance...
  29. ncbi request reprint Attachment-based intervention for enhancing sensitive discipline in mothers of 1- to 3-year-old children at risk for externalizing behavior problems: a randomized controlled trial
    Jantien Van Zeijl
    Centre for Child and Family StudiesLeiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:994-1005. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that VIPP-SD should become an important module in attachment-based interventions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Attachment, cognitive, and motor development in adopted children: short-term outcomes after international adoption
    W Monique van Londen
    Department of Child and Adolescent Studies, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1249-58. 2007
    ..To examine infant attachment and developmental functioning shortly after international adoption...