SARAH MATTSON

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological comparison of alcohol-exposed children with or without physical features of fetal alcohol syndrome
    S N Mattson
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92120, USA
    Neuropsychology 12:146-53. 1998
  2. pmc Collaborative initiative on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: methodology of clinical projects
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Alcohol 44:635-41. 2010
  3. pmc Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: neuropsychological and behavioral features
    Sarah N Mattson
    Department of Psychology, Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 21:81-101. 2011
  4. pmc Focused and shifting attention in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:361-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental follow-up of children of women infected with varicella during pregnancy: a prospective study
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:819-23. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Acquisition and retention of verbal and nonverbal information in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:875-82. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Interaction of maternal smoking and other in-pregnancy exposures: analytic considerations
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:359-67. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent ratings of behavior in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and IQ-matched controls
    S N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:226-31. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit memory functioning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    S N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:462-71. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    S N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:1808-15. 1999

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological comparison of alcohol-exposed children with or without physical features of fetal alcohol syndrome
    S N Mattson
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92120, USA
    Neuropsychology 12:146-53. 1998
    ..These data suggest that heavy prenatal alcohol exposure is related to a consistent pattern of neuropsychological deficits and the degree of these deficits may be independent of the presence of physical features associated with FAS...
  2. pmc Collaborative initiative on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: methodology of clinical projects
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Alcohol 44:635-41. 2010
    ..This article describes the methodology being used by the clinical projects that pertain to assessment of children and adolescents. Domains being addressed are dysmorphology, neurobehavior, 3-D facial imaging, and brain imaging...
  3. pmc Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: neuropsychological and behavioral features
    Sarah N Mattson
    Department of Psychology, Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 21:81-101. 2011
    ..Supporting studies of lower levels of exposure, brain-behavior associations, and animal model systems will be included when appropriate...
  4. pmc Focused and shifting attention in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:361-9. 2006
    ..However, no deficits were noted in the ability to disengage and reengage attention when required to shift attention between visual and auditory stimuli, although reaction times to shift were slower...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental follow-up of children of women infected with varicella during pregnancy: a prospective study
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:819-23. 2003
    ..However, the incidence of neurobehavioral deficits in asymptomatic structurally normal children whose mothers had clinically diagnosed varicella-zoster virus infection is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acquisition and retention of verbal and nonverbal information in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:875-82. 2002
    ..Memory deficits are reported commonly in children with fetal alcohol syndrome. However, little is known about nonverbal memory performance in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interaction of maternal smoking and other in-pregnancy exposures: analytic considerations
    Sarah N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:359-67. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Parent ratings of behavior in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and IQ-matched controls
    S N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:226-31. 2000
    ..However, the degree to which these disturbances are related to factors other than alcohol, such as general intellectual functioning or socioeconomic status, is not known...
  9. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit memory functioning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    S N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:462-71. 1999
    ..These results further characterize the memory deficits in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure suggesting that in spite of learning and memory deficits, they are able to benefit from priming of verbal information...
  10. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    S N Mattson
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:1808-15. 1999
    ..Until recently, comprehensive measures of EF have not been available within one test battery. This study used a battery of tests to assess four domains of EF in alcohol-exposed children...
  11. pmc Differences in executive functioning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Linnea Vaurio
    Department of Psychology, Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:119-29. 2008
    ..These results, which indicate that, although EF deficits occurred in both clinical groups, the degree and pattern of deficit differed between the ALC and ADHD groups, may improve differential diagnosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prenatal alcohol exposure affects frontal-striatal BOLD response during inhibitory control
    Susanna L Fryer
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1415-24. 2007
    ..This study characterized the neural substrates underlying the disinhibited behavioral profile of individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)...
  13. doi request reprint Deficits in social problem solving in adolescents with prenatal exposure to alcohol
    Christie L McGee
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:423-31. 2008
    ..Such impairments are likely to have a significant impact on social and academic functioning and reflect their need for critical services otherwise unavailable to them...
  14. pmc Social information processing skills in children with histories of heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Christie L McGee
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6363 Alvarado Ct Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:817-30. 2009
    ..Such difficulties may lead to problems in social functioning and warrant early intervention...
  15. pmc Altered frontal-parietal functioning during verbal working memory in children and adolescents with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Elizabeth D O'Hare
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3200-8. 2009
    ..These findings may suggest that frontal-parietal processing during verbal WM is less efficient in alcohol-exposed individuals...
  16. pmc Children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure demonstrate deficits on multiple measures of concept formation
    Christie L McGee
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1388-97. 2008
    ..Children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure have documented impairments in executive functioning (EF). One component of EF, concept formation, has not been well studied in this group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mapping cerebellar vermal morphology and cognitive correlates in prenatal alcohol exposure
    Elizabeth D O'Hare
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neuroreport 16:1285-90. 2005
    ..These observations expand on previous reports of cerebellar abnormalities in prenatal alcohol exposure, in that they localize the specific pattern of cerebellar vermal dysmorphology...
  18. pmc Central and peripheral timing variability in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Roger W Simmons
    Motor Control Laboratory, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:400-7. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Prenatal alcohol exposure: advancing knowledge through international collaborations
    Edward P Riley
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, California 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:118-35. 2003
    ..International collaborations provide a wealth of resources for the study of FAS, and it was hoped that this meeting might better enhance the work ongoing in this area, and provide opportunities for future work...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure: an international perspective
    Edward P Riley
    San Diego, State University, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:362-73. 2003
    ..Mattson, E. P. Riley, A. Matveeva, and G. Marintcheva; and (6) Long-term follow-up of Finnish children exposed to alcohol in utero in various durations, by Marit I. Korkman and I. Autti-Rämö. The discussant was Ting-Kai Li...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric transfer in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Tresa M Roebuck
    Center for Bahavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, Caliornia 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1863-71. 2002
    ..However, the functional implication of these size reductions has not been examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Moral maturity and delinquency after prenatal alcohol exposure
    Amy M Schonfeld
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:545-54. 2005
    ..Although delinquent populations and those with intellectual and behavioral deficits exhibit impaired moral judgment and reasoning, this area remains unexplored in alcohol-exposed individuals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Classifying children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure using measures of attention
    Kara T Lee
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92120, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:271-7. 2004
    ..These data indicate that children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure can be distinguished from non-exposed controls with a high degree of accuracy using 2 commonly used measures of attention...
  24. pmc BOLD response during spatial working memory in youth with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Andrea D Spadoni
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:2067-76. 2009
    ..Structural brain abnormalities observed in regions supporting spatial working memory (SWM) may contribute to observed deficits in visuospatial functioning in youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs)...
  25. pmc Impaired language performance in young children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Christie L McGee
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, Department of Psychology, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 31:71-5. 2009
    ..However, these deficits are likely to impact the social interactions and behavioral adjustment of children with prenatal alcohol exposure...
  26. pmc Comparison of adaptive behavior in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Nicole Crocker
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:2015-23. 2009
    ..Therefore, the aim of the current study was to compare adaptive behavior in children with histories of heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (ALC), nonexposed children with ADHD (ADHD), and typically developing controls (CON)...
  27. pmc Characterization of white matter microstructure in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Susanna L Fryer
    San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:514-21. 2009
    ..Exposure to alcohol during gestation is associated with CNS alterations, cognitive deficits, and behavior problems. This study investigated microstructural aspects of putative white matter abnormalities following prenatal alcohol exposure...
  28. pmc Cingulate gyrus morphology in children and adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Olivia A Bjorkquist
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 181:101-7. 2010
    ..The observed volumetric reductions in the cingulate gyrus may contribute to the disruptive and emotionally dysregulated behavioral profile commonly observed in this population...
  29. pmc Neuroimaging and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Andria L Norman
    Center for Behavioral Teratology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 15:209-17. 2009
    ..Continued neuroimaging studies are needed to further advance understanding of the neuroteratogenic effects of alcohol...
  30. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the diagnosis of physical features of fetal alcohol syndrome by pediatricians after specialized training
    Kenneth Lyons Jones
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Dysmorphology and Teratology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1734-8. 2006
    ..After a structured training program for pediatricians, we examined the ability to accurately diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of psychopathological conditions in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Susanna L Fryer
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e733-41. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of verbal learning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Elizabeth R Sowell
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 7334, USA
    Neuroreport 18:635-9. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Bimanual coordination in alcohol-exposed children: role of the corpus callosum
    Tresa M Roebuck-Spencer
    National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:536-48. 2004
    ..However, as task complexity and reliance on interhemispheric interaction increases, children with FASD demonstrate variable and inaccurate performance...
  34. ncbi request reprint Unique facial features distinguish fetal alcohol syndrome patients and controls in diverse ethnic populations
    Elizabeth S Moore
    St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1707-13. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Abnormal cortical thickness and brain-behavior correlation patterns in individuals with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Elizabeth R Sowell
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7334, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:136-44. 2008
    ..Further, the significant interactions show for the first time that brain-behavior relationships are altered as a function of heavy prenatal alcohol exposure...
  36. ncbi request reprint Implicit strategy affects learning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Tresa M Roebuck-Spencer
    National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1424-31. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Mapping cortical gray matter asymmetry patterns in adolescents with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Elizabeth R Sowell
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 17:1807-19. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Regional brain shape abnormalities persist into adolescence after heavy prenatal alcohol exposure
    Elizabeth R Sowell
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Room 4 238, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:856-65. 2002
    ....

Research Grants13

  1. FAS--NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN
    SARAH MATTSON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..To address this aim, in both components of this proposal, children with mental deficiency unrelated to prenatal alcohol exposure will be compared to alcohol-exposed children. ..
  2. A Multisite Neurobehavioral Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
    SARAH MATTSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improved identification and delineation of these features will ultimately lead to improved treatment. ..
  3. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Neuropsychological Assessment of Children
    SARAH MATTSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clarification of these dissociations will help define the profile of weaknesses and strengths in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and help identify core deficits in this population. ..
  4. METHYLPHENIDATE TREATMENT AND PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE
    SARAH MATTSON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Knowledge gained from this research will help to provide a more rational basis for the treatment of the well-documented attentional problems in these children. ..
  5. Mechanisms of Attention Deficits in Children with Heavy Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
    Sarah N Mattson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....