Elizabeth Susman

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Longitudinal development of secondary sexual characteristics in girls and boys between ages 91/2 and 151/2 years
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, Health and Human Development Building, Room E 315, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:166-73. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychobiology of persistent antisocial behavior: stress, early vulnerabilities and the attenuation hypothesis
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Biobehavioral Transitions Laboratory, Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, E 108 Health and Human Developement Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:376-89. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Diurnal and seasonal cortisol, testosterone, and DHEA rhythms in boys and girls during puberty
    Robert L Matchock
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601, USA
    Chronobiol Int 24:969-90. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Self-regulation and rapid weight gain in children from age 3 to 12 years
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:297-302. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The stress response in adolescents with inattentive type ADHD symptoms
    William T Randazzo
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:27-38. 2008
  6. pmc Cortisol and alpha amylase reactivity and timing of puberty: vulnerabilities for antisocial behaviour in young adolescents
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, 314 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:557-69. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of sex steroids on spatial performance: a review and an experimental clinical investigation
    Lynn S Liben
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:236-53. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Family composition and menarcheal age: anti-inbreeding strategies
    Robert L Matchock
    Department of Psychology, Altoona Campus, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 18:481-91. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal rhythms of menarche in the United States: correlates to menarcheal age, birth age, and birth month
    Robert L Matchock
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:184-92. 2004
  10. pmc Percent body fat at age 5 predicts earlier pubertal development among girls at age 9
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 111:815-21. 2003

Research Grants

  1. PHYSIOLOGY OF PUBERTY AND ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR
    Elizabeth Susman; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Longitudinal development of secondary sexual characteristics in girls and boys between ages 91/2 and 151/2 years
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, Health and Human Development Building, Room E 315, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:166-73. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Psychobiology of persistent antisocial behavior: stress, early vulnerabilities and the attenuation hypothesis
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Biobehavioral Transitions Laboratory, Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, E 108 Health and Human Developement Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:376-89. 2006
    ..Attenuated cortisol level subsequent to early vulnerabilities is considered a risk marker for persistent antisocial behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diurnal and seasonal cortisol, testosterone, and DHEA rhythms in boys and girls during puberty
    Robert L Matchock
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601, USA
    Chronobiol Int 24:969-90. 2007
    ..These data provide novel chronobiological information on cortisol, testosterone, and DHEA as it relates to sexual maturation and encourage further study on both normal and abnormal endocrine rhythms...
  4. doi request reprint Self-regulation and rapid weight gain in children from age 3 to 12 years
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:297-302. 2009
    ..Self-regulation failure, or the inability to control an impulse or behavior, has been implicated as a mechanism in the development of overweight...
  5. ncbi request reprint The stress response in adolescents with inattentive type ADHD symptoms
    William T Randazzo
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:27-38. 2008
    ..To investigate the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis response to a stressor in adolescents with inattentive type attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms (ADHD-I)...
  6. pmc Cortisol and alpha amylase reactivity and timing of puberty: vulnerabilities for antisocial behaviour in young adolescents
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, 314 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:557-69. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of sex steroids on spatial performance: a review and an experimental clinical investigation
    Lynn S Liben
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:236-53. 2002
    ..Spatial performance showed traditional sex differences but did not vary with levels of actively circulating sex steroids...
  8. ncbi request reprint Family composition and menarcheal age: anti-inbreeding strategies
    Robert L Matchock
    Department of Psychology, Altoona Campus, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 18:481-91. 2006
    ..The present findings advance the literature as they are suggestive of putative human pheromones that modulate sexual maturation to promote gene survival and prevent inbreeding, as occurs in rodents and nonhuman primates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal rhythms of menarche in the United States: correlates to menarcheal age, birth age, and birth month
    Robert L Matchock
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:184-92. 2004
    ..To examine the seasonality of menarche in a large sample of women from the United States...
  10. pmc Percent body fat at age 5 predicts earlier pubertal development among girls at age 9
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 111:815-21. 2003
    ..This study examines the causal direction of the relationship between weight status and pubertal timing in girls using a longitudinal sample of 183 white girls followed from ages 5 to 9...
  11. ncbi request reprint Morningness/eveningness, morning-to-afternoon cortisol ratio, and antisocial behavior problems during puberty
    Elizabeth J Susman
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:811-22. 2007
    ..m. to p.m. cortisol ratios, in one case; and early pubertal timing were associated with antisocial behavior even in young adolescents, but the findings were stronger for boys than for girls...
  12. ncbi request reprint Work group I: developing models of healthy adolescent physical development
    Elizabeth J Susman
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:171-4. 2002
  13. doi request reprint Preterm infants' sympathetic arousal and associated behavioral responses to sound stimuli in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Arash Salavitabar
    College of Medicine, School of Nursing, Department of Pediatrics, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 10:158-66. 2010
    ..To evaluate the utility of skin conductance (SC) as a measure of autonomic arousal to sound stimuli in preterm infants...
  14. pmc Salivary alpha amylase-cortisol asymmetry in maltreated youth
    Elana B Gordis
    Department of Psychology, University at Albany, SUNY, Social Sciences 369, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Horm Behav 53:96-103. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Toward a psychobiologic understanding of youth health disparities
    Elizabeth J Susman
    J Adolesc Health 41:1-2. 2007
  16. pmc Differences in endocrine parameters and psychopathology in girls with premature adrenarche versus on-time adrenarche
    Lorah D Dorn
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:439-48. 2008
    ..PA girls may be more vulnerable to psychopathology than on-time adrenarche girls. The challenge of future studies is to determine which PA girls are at risk for psychopathology and which are more resilient...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk for obesity in early childhood
    Philip R Nader
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e594-601. 2006
    ..Our aim with this study was to assist clinicians by estimating the predictive value of earlier levels of BMI status on later risk of overweight and obesity during the middle childhood and early adolescent years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Asymmetry between salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase reactivity to stress: relation to aggressive behavior in adolescents
    Elana B Gordis
    Department of Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Social Sciences 369, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:976-87. 2006
    ..These results support the hypothesis of Bauer et al. and underscore the importance of a multiple systems measurement approach in biosocial models of adolescent aggression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differential pathways to preterm delivery for sexually abused and comparison women
    Jennie G Noll
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1238-48. 2007
    ..These conditions have also been cited as potential sequelae of childhood abuse. Studies have linked childhood abuse to increased rates of preterm delivery but mechanisms explaining this association are unclear...

Research Grants3

  1. PHYSIOLOGY OF PUBERTY AND ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR
    Elizabeth Susman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study will fill a major void in the literature as it aims to assess both the effect of hormones on behavior and the neurobiological effect of antisocial behavior on hormone concentrations. ..