Alan Stein

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The influence of different forms of early childcare on children's emotional and behavioural development at school entry
    A Stein
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 39:676-87. 2013
  2. pmc Maternal cognitions and mother-infant interaction in postnatal depression and generalized anxiety disorder
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:795-809. 2012
  3. pmc Effects of reboxetine and citalopram on appraisal of infant facial expressions and attentional biases
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 26:670-6. 2012
  4. pmc Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Global Center for Children and Families, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Trials 12:2. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The influence of maternal depression, caregiving, and socioeconomic status in the post-natal year on children's language development
    A Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 34:603-12. 2008
  6. pmc Eating habits and attitudes among 10-year-old children of mothers with eating disorders: longitudinal study
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:324-9. 2006
  7. pmc The influence of postnatal psychiatric disorder on child development. Is maternal preoccupation one of the key underlying processes?
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Psychopathology 42:11-21. 2009
  8. pmc Interpretation of infant facial expression in the context of maternal postnatal depression
    Alan Stein
    University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    Infant Behav Dev 33:273-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Treating disturbances in the relationship between mothers with bulimic eating disorders and their infants: a randomized, controlled trial of video feedback
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JXl, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:899-906. 2006
  10. pmc Babies of a pandemic
    A Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:116-8. 2005

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Publications61

  1. doi request reprint The influence of different forms of early childcare on children's emotional and behavioural development at school entry
    A Stein
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 39:676-87. 2013
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine, in a large representative English sample, the influence of different forms of childcare on children's behavioural and emotional development around the age of school entry...
  2. pmc Maternal cognitions and mother-infant interaction in postnatal depression and generalized anxiety disorder
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:795-809. 2012
    ..This study demonstrated that disturbances in maternal cognitions, in the context of postnatal anxiety and to a lesser degree depression, play a significant role in mother-child interaction...
  3. pmc Effects of reboxetine and citalopram on appraisal of infant facial expressions and attentional biases
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 26:670-6. 2012
    ..These findings should be treated with caution until replicated in larger and clinical samples...
  4. pmc Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Global Center for Children and Families, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Trials 12:2. 2011
    ..Standard Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programs are not designed to address these challenges...
  5. doi request reprint The influence of maternal depression, caregiving, and socioeconomic status in the post-natal year on children's language development
    A Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 34:603-12. 2008
    ..The aim was to examine whether maternal depression and maternal caregiving during the first year of life are associated with children's subsequent language development...
  6. pmc Eating habits and attitudes among 10-year-old children of mothers with eating disorders: longitudinal study
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:324-9. 2006
    ..Children of mothers with eating disorders are at increased risk of developmental disturbance, but there has been little research in middle childhood, when disturbed eating habits tend to emerge...
  7. pmc The influence of postnatal psychiatric disorder on child development. Is maternal preoccupation one of the key underlying processes?
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Psychopathology 42:11-21. 2009
    ..This impairs the mother's parenting capacities and adversely affects mother-child interaction and child development...
  8. pmc Interpretation of infant facial expression in the context of maternal postnatal depression
    Alan Stein
    University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    Infant Behav Dev 33:273-8. 2010
    ..The findings that mothers with postnatal depression rate negative infant faces more negatively indicate that appraisal bias might underlie some of the difficulties that these mothers have in responding to their own infants signals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treating disturbances in the relationship between mothers with bulimic eating disorders and their infants: a randomized, controlled trial of video feedback
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JXl, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:899-906. 2006
    ..This trial tested whether video-feedback treatment specifically targeting mother-child interaction would be superior to counseling in improving mother-child interaction, especially mealtime conflict, and infant weight and autonomy...
  10. pmc Babies of a pandemic
    A Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:116-8. 2005
  11. pmc The effects of postnatal maternal depression and anxiety on the processing of infant faces
    Adriane Arteche
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 133:197-203. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effects of postnatal depression and anxiety on the processing of infants' facial expressions...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of early child-care on cognition, language, and task-related behaviours at 18 months: an English study
    Kathy Sylva
    Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 29:18-45. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc The effects of pre- and postnatal depression in fathers: a natural experiment comparing the effects of exposure to depression on offspring
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1069-78. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine for differential effects of depression in fathers on children's subsequent psychological functioning via a natural experiment comparing prenatal and postnatal exposure...
  14. pmc Parental depression and child temperament: assessing child to parent effects in a longitudinal population study
    Lucy Hanington
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Infant Behav Dev 33:88-95. 2010
    ..Father to child effects were significant only in male children. Little evidence was found for child to parent effects...
  15. pmc Depression in men in the postnatal period and later child psychopathology: a population cohort study
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:390-8. 2008
    ..The present study set out to assess the association between depression in men in the postnatal period and later psychiatric disorders in their children and to investigate predisposing factors for depression in men following childbirth...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of preoccupation on interpersonal recall: a pilot study
    Annukka Lehtonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 26:1-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to examine whether priming preoccupation (rumination) in healthy participants adversely affects the processing of interpersonal information...
  17. doi request reprint Maternal postnatal depression and children's growth and behaviour during the early years of life: exploring the interaction between physical and mental health
    Bilal Avan
    University of Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:690-5. 2010
    ..To assess the association between maternal postnatal depression and child behaviour problems and child growth at age 2 years...
  18. doi request reprint Minor structural abnormalities in the infant face disrupt neural processing: a unique window into early caregiving responses
    Christine E Parsons
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Neurosci 8:268-74. 2013
    ..This is the first evidence that a minor change to the infant face can disrupt neural activity potentially implicated in caregiving. ..
  19. doi request reprint Mental health of displaced and refugee children resettled in low-income and middle-income countries: risk and protective factors
    Ruth V Reed
    Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 379:250-65. 2012
    ..We conclude with research and policy recommendations to guide the development and assessment of effective interventions...
  20. pmc MEG can map short and long-term changes in brain activity following deep brain stimulation for chronic pain
    Hamid R Mohseni
    University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e37993. 2012
    ..These results broaden our understanding of the underlying mechanisms of DBS in the human brain...
  21. pmc The effect of cleft lip on adults' responses to faces: cross-species findings
    Christine E Parsons
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e25897. 2011
    ..Furthermore, women may respond in different ways to men when asked to appraise infant attractiveness, despite the fact that men and women 'want' to view images of infants for similar durations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal stress and later child behavioral problems in an urban South African setting
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UKUK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:239-47. 2010
    ..The present study set out to examine whether maternal prenatal stress is associated with an increased risk of subsequent child behavioral problems in a developing country...
  23. pmc Childhood psychological problems in school settings in rural Southern Africa
    Melissa A Cortina
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e65041. 2013
    ..This study, based in a rural, socio-economically disadvantaged area of South Africa, aimed to examine the prevalence of children's psychological problems as well as possible risk and protective factors...
  24. doi request reprint Postnatal depression and its effects on child development: a review of evidence from low- and middle-income countries
    Christine E Parsons
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br Med Bull 101:57-79. 2012
    ..It is well established that postnatal depression (PND) is prevalent in high-income countries and is associated with negative personal, family and child developmental outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint Breast cancer in young families: a qualitative interview study of fathers and their role and communication with their children following the diagnosis of maternal breast cancer
    Gillian Forrest
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Park Hospital for Children, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Psychooncology 18:96-103. 2009
    ..To explore father-child communication following the diagnosis of maternal breast cancer, examine disparities in their understandings of the impact of the illness, and identify gaps in their need for support and information...
  26. doi request reprint Predictors of postnatal depression in an urban South African cohort
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 113:279-84. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to investigate risk factors for the occurrence of postnatal depression in urban South African women...
  27. pmc The impact of recurrent abdominal pain: predictors of outcome in a large population cohort
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Acta Paediatr 96:697-701. 2007
    ..This study aims to describe the outcome of recurrent abdominal pain amongst 6-year-old children, and to identify risk factors (in both the children and their parents), which predict these outcomes...
  28. pmc Interactions between mothers and infants: impact of maternal anxiety
    Rosemary Nicol-Harper
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    Infant Behav Dev 30:161-7. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Early parental and child predictors of recurrent abdominal pain at school age: results of a large population-based study
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:729-36. 2006
    ..To assess whether parental psychological and physical factors and child factors measured in the first year of life were associated with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in children at age 6(3/4) years...
  30. doi request reprint Mental health of displaced and refugee children resettled in high-income countries: risk and protective factors
    Mina Fazel
    Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 379:266-82. 2012
    ..We emphasise the need to develop comprehensive policies to ensure a rapid resolution of asylum claims and the effective integration of internally displaced and refugee children...
  31. doi request reprint An investigation of health anxiety in families where children have recurrent abdominal pain
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:409-19. 2011
    ..To explore health anxiety in children with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) using a symbolic play assessment...
  32. pmc The motivational salience of infant faces is similar for men and women
    Christine E Parsons
    University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20632. 2011
    ..We suggest that infant faces may have similar motivational salience to men and women, despite gender idiosyncrasies in their conscious appraisal...
  33. pmc Low birthweight and subsequent emotional and behavioural outcomes in 12-year-old children in Soweto, South Africa: findings from Birth to Twenty
    Farnaz Sabet
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:944-54. 2009
    ..The aim of this analysis was to test, for the first time in a developing country setting, the association between LBW and psychological symptoms, in Soweto, South Africa...
  34. doi request reprint The timing of maternal depressive symptoms and child cognitive development: a longitudinal study
    Jonathan Evans
    Academic Unit, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:632-40. 2012
    ..Maternal depression is known to be associated with impairments in child cognitive development, although the effect of timing of exposure to maternal depression is unclear...
  35. ncbi request reprint Parent-infant interaction: a growth model approach
    Lars Erik Malmberg
    Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK
    Infant Behav Dev 30:615-30. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Interpreting infant vocal distress: the ameliorative effect of musical training in depression
    Katherine S Young
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford
    Emotion 12:1200-5. 2012
    ..These findings have potential implications for the development of novel training interventions to maintain sensitivity to infant vocal cues in individuals with postnatal depression...
  37. doi request reprint The functional human neuroanatomy of food pleasure cycles
    Morten L Kringelbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Physiol Behav 106:307-16. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of health beliefs in somatoform disorders: exploratory study
    Tamsin Marshall
    The Park Hospital for Children, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:449-50. 2007
    ..Children of parents with somatoform disorder scored higher on bodily preoccupation and disease phobia scales and their health beliefs showed similarities to the beliefs of their parents...
  39. pmc Mental health of refugee children: comparative study
    Mina Fazel
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 327:134. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint UK immigration law disregards the best interests of children
    Mina Fazel
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Lancet 363:1749-50. 2004
  41. doi request reprint A school-based mental health intervention for refugee children: an exploratory study
    Mina Fazel
    Oxford University, UK
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 14:297-309. 2009
    ....
  42. pmc The mental health of refugee children
    M Fazel
    University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 87:366-70. 2002
    ..There is particular concern for the plight of unaccompanied children. Attention to the mental health needs of this vulnerable group is urgently required...
  43. ncbi request reprint Children's consent and paediatric research: is it appropriate for healthy children to be the decision-makers in clinical research?
    T John
    Oxford Vaccine Group, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:379-83. 2008
    ..To determine the appropriateness of asking healthy children to make a decision regarding participation in a research study...
  44. doi request reprint The bonnie baby: experimentally manipulated temperament affects perceived cuteness and motivation to view infant faces
    Christine E Parsons
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK Centre of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University, DK
    Dev Sci 17:257-69. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that temperament has clear consequences for how adults perceive 'bonnie' babies. Perception of infant cuteness is not based on physical facial features alone, and is modifiable through experience. ..
  45. doi request reprint Understanding the human parental brain: a critical role of the orbitofrontal cortex
    Christine E Parsons
    a Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Neurosci 8:525-43. 2013
    ..An increased understanding of the brain basis of caregiving will provide insight into our greatest challenge: parenting our young. ..
  46. pmc A specific and rapid neural signature for parental instinct
    Morten L Kringelbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1664. 2008
    ..This has potentially important clinical applications in relation to postnatal depression, and could provide opportunities for early identification of families at risk...
  47. doi request reprint Cortical mechanisms of human eating
    Morten L Kringelbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Forum Nutr 63:164-75. 2010
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Parenting by anxious mothers: effects of disorder subtype, context and child characteristics
    Lynne Murray
    Winnicott Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Reading, Reading, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:188-96. 2012
    ..There has been increasing research interest in parenting by anxious adults; however, little is known about anxiety-subtype effects, or effects of the context in which parenting is assessed...
  49. pmc Breast cancer in the family--children's perceptions of their mother's cancer and its initial treatment: qualitative study
    Gillian Forrest
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Park Hospital for Children, Oxford OX3 7LQ
    BMJ 332:998-1003. 2006
    ..To explore how children of mothers newly diagnosed with breast cancer perceive their mother's illness and its initial treatment; to contrast their accounts with the mothers' perceptions of their children's knowledge...
  50. pmc Household context and child mortality in rural South Africa: the effects of birth spacing, shared mortality, household composition and socio-economic status
    Brian Houle
    Institute of Behavioral Science IBS, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA, MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, Centre for Global Health Research, Umea University, Umea, Sweden, INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana, Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, USA and Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1444-54. 2013
    ..However, little is known about this influence in HIV-endemic areas. We describe the effects of household characteristics on children's risk of dying in rural South Africa...
  51. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of recurrent abdominal pain from 2 to 6 years of age: results of a large, population-based study
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 116:46-50. 2005
    ..Few large, population-based, longitudinal studies have been conducted. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and epidemiologic features of RAP through early childhood...
  52. pmc Impact of emotion on consciousness: positive stimuli enhance conscious reportability
    Kristine Rømer Thomsen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18686. 2011
    ..In line with previous studies, the data indicate a key role of the ACC, but goes beyond earlier work by providing the first direct evidence of interaction between emotion and conscious experience in the human ACC...
  53. ncbi request reprint Paternal depression in the postnatal period and child development: a prospective population study
    Paul Ramchandani
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Lancet 365:2201-5. 2005
    ..However, the effect of depression in fathers during the early years of a child's life has received little attention...
  54. doi request reprint The functional neuroanatomy of the evolving parent-infant relationship
    C E Parsons
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, UK
    Prog Neurobiol 91:220-41. 2010
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting communication about the diagnosis of maternal breast cancer to children
    Jacqueline Barnes
    Leopold Muller Centre for Child and Family Mental Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Psychosom Res 52:209-14. 2002
    ..To identify factors influencing mothers' communication with their children about their diagnosis and initial treatment...
  56. ncbi request reprint The effect of postnatal depression on mother-infant interaction, infant response to the Still-face perturbation, and performance on an Instrumental Learning task
    Charles Stanley
    Sunderland Royal Hospital
    Dev Psychopathol 16:1-18. 2004
    ..The implications of these findings for theories of infant cognitive and emotional development are discussed...
  57. ncbi request reprint The children of mothers with eating disorders
    Priti Patel
    Tavistock Centre, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 5:1-19. 2002
    ..The paper concludes by summarizing five broad categories of putative mechanisms, based on the evidence to date, by which eating disturbance in parents can influence child development...
  58. pmc The impact of parental psychiatric disorder on children
    Paul Ramchandani
    BMJ 327:242-3. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Functional MRI and parental responsiveness: a new avenue into parental psychopathology and early parent-child interactions?
    Sarah Squire
    Br J Psychiatry 183:481-3. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint The offspring of mothers with eating disorders
    Rebecca J Park
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge and Bedfordshire and Luton Community NHS Trust, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 2AH
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:I110-19. 2003
    ..Finally, based on current evidence, five types of mechanisms by which eating disturbance in parents can influence child development are summarised...
  61. ncbi request reprint Depression among pregnant rural South African women undergoing HIV testing
    Tamsen J Rochat
    JAMA 295:1376-8. 2006