C H Zeanah

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attachment relationship experiences and childhood psychopathology
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Health Sciences Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, Tidewater Building TB 52, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1008:22-30. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Reactive attachment disorder in maltreated toddlers
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1440 Canal Street TB 52, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:877-88. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The Bucharest Early Intervention Project: case study in the ethics of mental health research
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:243-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Temperament and attachment disorders
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:32-41. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Institutional rearing and psychiatric disorders in Romanian preschool children
    Charles H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, TB 52, 1440 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:777-85. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Attachment disturbances in young children. II: Indiscriminate behavior and institutional care
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:983-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Attachment in institutionalized and community children in Romania
    Charles H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Tidewater Building TB 52, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Dev 76:1015-28. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a preventive intervention for maltreated infants and toddlers in foster care
    C H Zeanah
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:214-21. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Designing research to study the effects of institutionalization on brain and behavioral development: the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
    Charles H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 15:885-907. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A relational perspective on PTSD in early childhood
    M S Scheering
    Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Trauma Stress 14:799-815. 2001

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Attachment relationship experiences and childhood psychopathology
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Health Sciences Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, Tidewater Building TB 52, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1008:22-30. 2003
    ..We describe recent findings and highlight areas of emerging consensus and areas of continuing controversy regarding both disorganized patterns of attachment and clinical disorders of attachment in young children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reactive attachment disorder in maltreated toddlers
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1440 Canal Street TB 52, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:877-88. 2004
    ..To determine if Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) can be reliably identified in maltreated toddlers in foster care, if the two types of RAD are independent, and to estimate the prevalence of RAD in these maltreated toddlers...
  3. doi request reprint The Bucharest Early Intervention Project: case study in the ethics of mental health research
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:243-7. 2012
    ..In discussing how these questions were addressed as the study was designed and after it was initiated, we describe our attempts to wed sound scientific practices with meaningful ethical protections for participants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Temperament and attachment disorders
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:32-41. 2004
    ..We consider possible directions for research efforts designed to explore the biological underpinnings of the complex phenomenon of attachment disorders...
  5. doi request reprint Institutional rearing and psychiatric disorders in Romanian preschool children
    Charles H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, TB 52, 1440 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:777-85. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine whether removing young children from institutional care and placing them with foster families would reduce psychiatric morbidity at 54 months of age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Attachment disturbances in young children. II: Indiscriminate behavior and institutional care
    Charles H Zeanah
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:983-9. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Attachment in institutionalized and community children in Romania
    Charles H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Tidewater Building TB 52, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Dev 76:1015-28. 2005
    ..Ratings of attachment behavior in the Strange Situation and caregiver reports of signs of Reactive Attachment Disorder converged moderately. The implications of these findings for different perspectives on attachment are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a preventive intervention for maltreated infants and toddlers in foster care
    C H Zeanah
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:214-21. 2001
    ..To determine the effectiveness of an intervention designed to improve outcomes for infants and toddlers in foster care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Designing research to study the effects of institutionalization on brain and behavioral development: the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
    Charles H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 15:885-907. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A relational perspective on PTSD in early childhood
    M S Scheering
    Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Trauma Stress 14:799-815. 2001
    ..Also, a Compound Model is proposed, with three distinctive patterns of the parent-child relationship that impact on posttraumatic symptomatology in young children. Implications for clinical practice and research directions are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Toward establishing procedural, criterion, and discriminant validity for PTSD in early childhood
    M S Scheeringa
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:52-60. 2001
    ..To explore several key aspects of the diagnosis and assessment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in infants and young children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the diagnosis and prediction of PTSD symptomatology in children and adolescents
    Michael S Scheeringa
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, TB52, 1440 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:644-51. 2006
    ..For older children, parent-child agreement was investigated...
  13. ncbi request reprint The caregiving context in institution-reared and family-reared infants and toddlers in Romania
    Anna T Smyke
    Tulane University, LA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:210-8. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint The traumatic impact of Hurricane Katrina on children in New Orleans
    Stacy S Drury
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, Health Science Center, 1440 Canal Street, TB 52, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17:685-702, x. 2008
    ..The authors review preliminary studies about the affects of the hurricane on children and adolescents and conclude with a consideration of the lessons learned from both practice and policy perspectives...
  15. doi request reprint Reconsideration of harm's way: onsets and comorbidity patterns of disorders in preschool children and their caregivers following Hurricane Katrina
    Michael S Scheeringa
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70005, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:508-18. 2008
    ..Differences by race and gender were largely nonsignificant. Children's new PTSD symptoms correlated more strongly to caregivers with new symptoms compared to caregivers with old or no symptoms...
  16. doi request reprint A new model of foster care for young children: the Bucharest early intervention project
    Anna T Smyke
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1440 Canal Street TB 52, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 18:721-34. 2009
    ..For some domains of development, earlier placement was associated with better outcomes but for others, timing of placement did not appear to matter...
  17. doi request reprint Placement in foster care enhances quality of attachment among young institutionalized children
    Anna T Smyke
    Department of Psychiatry Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Child Dev 81:212-23. 2010
    ..Foster care is an important intervention to reduce the adverse effects following early deprivation...
  18. doi request reprint Attachment research and Early Head Start: from data to practice
    Neil W Boris
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 13:99-104. 2011
    ..In this commentary, we offer some initial thoughts on how each of the studies presented might be used to foster program improvement and inspire research that will address pressing questions looking forward...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity in a prospective follow-up of PTSD in preschool children
    Michael S Scheeringa
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:899-906. 2005
    ..To examine the predictive validity of an alternative to the DSM-IV for diagnosing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in preschool children and prospectively explore the course of PTSD symptomatology...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparing criteria for attachment disorders: establishing reliability and validity in high-risk samples
    Neil W Boris
    Tulane University, Department of Community Health Sciences, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:568-77. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Partner violence among homeless young adults: measurement issues and associations
    Neil W Boris
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:355-63. 2002
    ..The primary goal of this study was to test the reliability of the Partner Violence Interview and examine validity by measuring differential correlates of partner violence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Attachment disorders: assessment strategies and treatment approaches
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 5:223-44. 2003
    ..An absence of established treatment guidelines or consensus regarding the mechanisms of change are highlighted as barriers to further progress...
  23. ncbi request reprint New findings on alternative criteria for PTSD in preschool children
    Michael S Scheeringa
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1440 Canal Street, TB52, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:561-70. 2003
    ..An alternative set of criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for preschool children was analyzed for validity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Attachment disturbances in young children. I: The continuum of caretaking casualty
    Anna T Smyke
    Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:972-82. 2002
    ..To determine whether signs of disordered attachment were greater in young children being reared in more socially depriving caregiving environments...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disturbances of attachment in young children adopted from institutions
    C H Zeanah
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 21:230-6. 2000
    ..Three explanations for this divergence of recovery curves are considered. It is likely that future systematic studies will illuminate many areas that are unclear at this time...
  26. pmc Telomere length and early severe social deprivation: linking early adversity and cellular aging
    S S Drury
    Department of Psychiatry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 17:719-27. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Modification of depression by COMT val158met polymorphism in children exposed to early severe psychosocial deprivation
    Stacy S Drury
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 34:387-95. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) val(158)met allele on depressive symptoms in young children exposed to early severe social deprivation as a result of being raised in institutions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives on attachment disorders: rejoinder and synthesis
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 5:321-6. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Heart period and variability findings in preschool children with posttraumatic stress symptoms
    Michael S Scheeringa
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Development Mental Health, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:685-91. 2004
    ..Traumatic experiences for young children might result in profound neurodevelopmental changes, compared with adults. Our aim was to examine autonomic control of heart rate in traumatized young children...
  30. pmc Distorted maternal mental representations and atypical behavior in a clinical sample of violence-exposed mothers and their toddlers
    Daniel S Schechter
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 9:123-47. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychobiological dysregulation in violence-exposed mothers: salivary cortisol of mothers with very young children pre- and post-separation stress
    Daniel S Schechter
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 68:319-36. 2004
    ..e., physical or sexual abuse, and domestic violence) and related posttraumatic stress...
  32. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue: current perspectives on assessment and treatment of attachment disorders
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Attach Hum Dev 5:221-2. 2003
  33. doi request reprint Observational procedures and psychopathology in young children
    Charles H Zeanah
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:611-3. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Parent-infant relationship global assessment scale: a study of its predictive validity
    Yutaka Aoki
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Iseharashi Bouseidai, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:493-7. 2002
    ..These results contribute to the predictive validity of the PIRGAS as a measure of mother-infant relationship adaptation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cognitive recovery in socially deprived young children: the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
    Charles A Nelson
    Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Science 318:1937-40. 2007
    ..These results point to the negative sequelae of early institutionalization, suggest a possible sensitive period in cognitive development, and underscore the advantages of family placements for young abandoned children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacological treatment for very young children: contexts and guidelines
    Mary Margaret Gleason
    Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1532-72. 2007
    ..The purpose of this effort is to promote responsible treatment of young children, recognizing that this will sometimes involve the use of medications...
  37. ncbi request reprint Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with reactive attachment disorder of infancy and early childhood
    Neil W Boris
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1206-19. 2005
    ..Coercive treatments with children with attachment disorders are potentially dangerous and not recommended...
  38. ncbi request reprint Maternal mental representations of the child in an inner-city clinical sample: violence-related posttraumatic stress and reflective functioning
    Daniel S Schechter
    Division of Developmental Psychobiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 7:313-31. 2005
    ..Level of maternal reflective functioning and severity of PTSD were not significantly correlated in this sample. Clinical implications are discussed...
  39. pmc Effects of early intervention on EEG power and coherence in previously institutionalized children in Romania
    Peter J Marshall
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:861-80. 2008
    ..Supplementary analyses examined whether the EEG measures mediated changes in intellectual abilities within the foster care children, but no clear evidence of mediation was observed...