Patricia Brennan

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and adult male criminal outcomes
    P A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:215-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating biological and social processes in relation to early-onset persistent aggression in boys and girls
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:309-23. 2003
  3. pmc Maternal depression and infant cortisol: influences of timing, comorbidity and treatment
    Patricia A Brennan
    Psychology Department, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1099-107. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, paternal psychopathology, and adolescent diagnostic outcomes
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1075-85. 2002
  5. pmc Interactions between the COMT Val108/158Met polymorphism and maternal prenatal smoking predict aggressive behavior outcomes
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, 36 Eagle Row, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Biol Psychol 87:99-105. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship of maternal smoking during pregnancy with criminal arrest and hospitalization for substance abuse in male and female adult offspring
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:48-54. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronicity, severity, and timing of maternal depressive symptoms: relationships with child outcomes at age 5
    P A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Dev Psychol 36:759-66. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Major mental disorders and criminal violence in a Danish birth cohort
    P A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:494-500. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, parent-child relationships, and resilient outcomes in adolescence
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1469-77. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Family discord and stress predictors of depression and other disorders in adolescent children of depressed and nondepressed women
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:994-1002. 2004

Research Grants

  1. MATERNAL DEPRESSION EFFECTS ON CHILD OUTCOME
    Patricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 1999
  2. TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD IN YOUTH AT RISK FOR DEPRESSION
    Patricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and adult male criminal outcomes
    P A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:215-9. 1999
    ..Our study examines maternal smoking during pregnancy as a predictor of offspring crime in the context of a prospective, longitudinal design...
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating biological and social processes in relation to early-onset persistent aggression in boys and girls
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:309-23. 2003
    ..Gender and developmental phase of measurement moderated the relationship between biosocial risks and the outcomes of early-onset persistent aggression and adolescent-onset aggression...
  3. pmc Maternal depression and infant cortisol: influences of timing, comorbidity and treatment
    Patricia A Brennan
    Psychology Department, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1099-107. 2008
    ..The potential roles of comorbid maternal anxiety disorders, timing of maternal depression, and maternal treatment with psychotropic medications during pregnancy are addressed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, paternal psychopathology, and adolescent diagnostic outcomes
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1075-85. 2002
    ..Chronic family stress and father's expressed emotion appeared to mediate the relationship between parental psychopathology and youth depression...
  5. pmc Interactions between the COMT Val108/158Met polymorphism and maternal prenatal smoking predict aggressive behavior outcomes
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, 36 Eagle Row, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Biol Psychol 87:99-105. 2011
    ..This gene-environment interaction was not significant for youth attention problems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship of maternal smoking during pregnancy with criminal arrest and hospitalization for substance abuse in male and female adult offspring
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:48-54. 2002
    ..This study attempted to replicate these findings in a large-scale, longitudinal community cohort study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronicity, severity, and timing of maternal depressive symptoms: relationships with child outcomes at age 5
    P A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Dev Psychol 36:759-66. 2000
    ..Timing of maternal symptoms was not significantly related to child vocabulary scores, but more recent reports of maternal depressive symptoms were associated with higher rates of child behavior problems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Major mental disorders and criminal violence in a Danish birth cohort
    P A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:494-500. 2000
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  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, parent-child relationships, and resilient outcomes in adolescence
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1469-77. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between maternal depression, parent-child relations, and resilient outcomes in the context of risk in a cross-sectional study of 816 15-year-olds in Australia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Family discord and stress predictors of depression and other disorders in adolescent children of depressed and nondepressed women
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:994-1002. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Stress sensitization and adolescent depressive severity as a function of childhood adversity: a link to anxiety disorders
    Emmanuel P Espejo
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:287-99. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Maternal borderline personality disorder symptoms and adolescent psychosocial functioning
    Nathaniel R Herr
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 3191 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Pers Disord 22:451-65. 2008
    ..This study provides some of the first empirical evidence for a link between mother's BPD symptoms and youth psychosocial outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychotic disorders and sex offending in a Danish birth cohort
    Amanda Alden
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1251-8. 2007
    ..Psychotic disorders are associated with an increased risk of aggressive behavior and violent crime. Whether there is also an association with sex offending is unknown...
  14. doi request reprint Current and past depression as predictors of family functioning: a comparison of men and women in a community sample
    Nathaniel R Herr
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:694-702. 2007
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  15. pmc Health outcomes related to early adolescent depression
    Danielle Keenan-Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:256-62. 2007
    ..In addition, indicators of medical and social costs associated with these health consequences were measured...
  16. pmc Longitudinal changes in cortisol secretion and conversion to psychosis in at-risk youth
    Elaine F Walker
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:401-8. 2010
    ..Future research with larger samples is needed to confirm and extend these results...
  17. pmc The impact of maternal childhood abuse on maternal and infant HPA axis function in the postpartum period
    Sarah R Brand
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:686-93. 2010
    ..The majority of previous studies in this area focus on adult offspring, and the degree to which the effects of parental child abuse can be detected earlier in the development of the offspring remains obscure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding the sex difference in vulnerability to adolescent depression: an examination of child and parent characteristics
    Nicole K Eberhart
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:495-508. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that girls' higher incidence of depression is due in part to their higher levels of negative self-perceptions, whereas positive interpersonal factors serve to protect them from depressive episodes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Severity, chronicity, and timing of maternal depression and risk for adolescent offspring diagnoses in a community sample
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:253-8. 2003
    ..The study addresses these issues, disaggregating their overlapping effects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal impairment and the prediction of depressive symptoms in adolescent children of depressed and nondepressed mothers
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:571-7. 2003
    ..Chronic social difficulties were expected to be more predictive of depressive symptoms in offspring of depressed women, while recent stressful life events were expected to predict depression in offspring of never-depressed women...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of antenatal and postpartum maternal mental illness: how are the children?
    Sarah R Brand
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Emory University, 1462 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:441-55. 2009
    ..The effects of maternal anxiety and depression during the perinatal period on cognitive, behavioral, and psychologic development from infancy through adolescence are examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Early adversity and the prospective prediction of depressive and anxiety disorders in adolescents
    Nicole K Phillips
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:13-24. 2005
    ..Results suggest that anxiety disorders may be more strongly related to early stress exposure, while depressive disorders may be related to more proximal stressors or to early stressors not assessed in the current study...
  23. pmc Resilience to maternal depression in young adulthood
    Rebecca Cristina Malvar Pargas
    Psychology Department, 532 North Kilgo Circle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:805-14. 2010
    ..03). Interventions focused on these 2 protective factors might yield the strongest benefits for offspring of depressed mothers as they transition to early adulthood...
  24. pmc Interaction of chronic stress with serotonin transporter and catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphisms in predicting youth depression
    Christopher C Conway
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:737-45. 2010
    ..However, recent evidence for 5-HTTLPR GxE in depression has been inconsistent. This study examined the moderating effect of the val158met polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene on the strength of 5-HTTLPR GxE...
  25. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal dysfunction in depressed women: impairments independent of depressive symptoms
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Affect Disord 72:145-56. 2002
    ..The study explored the generality of interpersonal impairments in depressed women and examined the extent of their independence of current depressive episodes or symptoms...
  26. doi request reprint Early onset recurrent subtype of adolescent depression: clinical and psychosocial correlates
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:433-40. 2008
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  27. pmc A comparison of latent class, latent trait, and factor mixture models of DSM-IV borderline personality disorder criteria in a community setting: implications for DSM-5
    CHRISTOPHER CONWAY
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Pers Disord 26:793-803. 2012
    ..The nosological implications of these results are discussed with respect to a "hybrid" model of BPD diagnosis currently under consideration for DSM-5...
  28. doi request reprint Externalizing disorders in adolescence mediate the effects of maternal depression on substance use disorders
    Molly Tartter
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:185-94. 2014
    ..Further work is needed to understand how family environment and genetic factors may explain the mediation by externalizing disorders. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Adolescent psychosocial risk factors for severe intimate partner violence in young adulthood
    Danielle Keenan-Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:456-63. 2007
    ..In sum, the findings suggest that psychosocial factors observed in adolescence may contribute to the risk of experiencing severe intimate partner violence during young adulthood...
  30. pmc Chronic and acute stress and the prediction of major depression in women
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:718-23. 2009
    ....
  31. pmc Chronic and acute stress, gender, and serotonin transporter gene-environment interactions predicting depression symptoms in youth
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:180-7. 2010
    ..The present study attempted to distinguish between effects of acute and chronic stress to predict depressive symptoms at age 20 among 346 youth varying in polymorphisms of the 5HTT gene who had been assessed at ages 15 and 20...
  32. ncbi request reprint Differential exposure and reactivity to interpersonal stress predict sex differences in adolescent depression
    Josephine H Shih
    Department of Psychology, Saint Joseph s University, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:103-15. 2006
    ..Results were discussed in terms of girls' greater interpersonal focus and implications for understanding sex differences in depression...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of depression: test of an interpersonal stress model in a community sample
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:511-22. 2004
    ..Additionally, the association between maternal and child depression was entirely mediated by the predicted family and interpersonal stress effects...
  34. doi request reprint Patterns of adolescent depression to age 20: the role of maternal depression and youth interpersonal dysfunction
    Constance Hammen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, P O Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:1189-98. 2008
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  35. ncbi request reprint Parental alcohol use disorders and child delinquency: the mediating effects of executive functioning and chronic family stress
    Emily R Grekin
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 200 South 7th Street, Columbia, Missouri 65211 0001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:14-22. 2005
    ..It also explores the mediating effects of executive functioning and chronic family stress on the parental AUD/child delinquency relationship...
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of maternal depression on adolescent adjustment: the role of expressed emotion
    Denise R Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:935-44. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the mutual effects of depressed mothers and dysfunctional youths on each other...

Research Grants10

  1. MATERNAL DEPRESSION EFFECTS ON CHILD OUTCOME
    Patricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..e., protective factors) will be related to positive outcomes for those children whose mothers are depressed. ..
  2. TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD IN YOUTH AT RISK FOR DEPRESSION
    Patricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....