Claudia Buss

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fetal programming of brain development: intrauterine stress and susceptibility to psychopathology
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Sci Signal 5:pt7. 2012
  2. pmc Impaired executive function mediates the association between maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and child ADHD symptoms
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37758. 2012
  3. pmc Maternal cortisol over the course of pregnancy and subsequent child amygdala and hippocampus volumes and affective problems
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1312-9. 2012
  4. pmc Maternal pregnancy-specific anxiety is associated with child executive function at 6-9 years age
    C Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, Orange 92868, USA
    Stress 14:665-76. 2011
  5. pmc Developmental origins of health and disease: environmental exposures
    James M Swanson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 19722 MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92612 4480, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 27:391-402. 2009
  6. pmc Maturation of the human fetal startle response: evidence for sex-specific maturation of the human fetus
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 333 The City Blvd W, Suite 1200, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Early Hum Dev 85:633-8. 2009
  7. pmc Attenuation of maternal psychophysiological stress responses and the maternal cortisol awakening response over the course of human pregnancy
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Stress 13:258-68. 2010
  8. pmc Ecological momentary assessment of maternal cortisol profiles over a multiple-day period predicts the length of human gestation
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 4260, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:469-74. 2011
  9. pmc Maternal psychosocial stress during pregnancy is associated with newborn leukocyte telomere length
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:134.e1-7. 2013
  10. pmc High pregnancy anxiety during mid-gestation is associated with decreased gray matter density in 6-9-year-old children
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:141-53. 2010

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Fetal programming of brain development: intrauterine stress and susceptibility to psychopathology
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Sci Signal 5:pt7. 2012
    ..Additionally, we provide empirical evidence from two recently published papers for fetal programming of human brain development. We conclude by suggesting some future directions for expanding this field of research...
  2. pmc Impaired executive function mediates the association between maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and child ADHD symptoms
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37758. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that this association is mediated by alterations in child executive function...
  3. pmc Maternal cortisol over the course of pregnancy and subsequent child amygdala and hippocampus volumes and affective problems
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1312-9. 2012
    ..The results underscore the importance of the intrauterine environment and suggest the origins of neuropsychiatric disorders may have their foundations early in life...
  4. pmc Maternal pregnancy-specific anxiety is associated with child executive function at 6-9 years age
    C Buss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, Orange 92868, USA
    Stress 14:665-76. 2011
    ..The findings contribute to the literature supporting an association between pregnancy-specific anxiety and cognitive development and extend our knowledge about the persistence of this effect until middle childhood...
  5. pmc Developmental origins of health and disease: environmental exposures
    James M Swanson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 19722 MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92612 4480, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 27:391-402. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Maturation of the human fetal startle response: evidence for sex-specific maturation of the human fetus
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 333 The City Blvd W, Suite 1200, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Early Hum Dev 85:633-8. 2009
    ..The results indicate that there are different rates of maturation in the male and female fetuses that may have implications for sex-specific programming influences...
  7. pmc Attenuation of maternal psychophysiological stress responses and the maternal cortisol awakening response over the course of human pregnancy
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Stress 13:258-68. 2010
    ..This attenuation is unlikely to be attributable to habituation. Individual differences in the degree of attenuation of stress responses over gestation may represent a novel marker of stress susceptibility in human pregnancy...
  8. pmc Ecological momentary assessment of maternal cortisol profiles over a multiple-day period predicts the length of human gestation
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 4260, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:469-74. 2011
    ..In addition, associations between EMA-based measures of psychological state (negative affect) with cortisol levels during pregnancy were assessed...
  9. pmc Maternal psychosocial stress during pregnancy is associated with newborn leukocyte telomere length
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:134.e1-7. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine how early in life this effect of stress on LTL is apparent by quantifying the association of maternal psychosocial stress during pregnancy with newborn telomere length...
  10. pmc High pregnancy anxiety during mid-gestation is associated with decreased gray matter density in 6-9-year-old children
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:141-53. 2010
    ..Altered gray matter volume in brain regions affected by prenatal maternal anxiety may render the developing individual more vulnerable to neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders as well as cognitive and intellectual impairment...
  11. pmc Variation in the maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone-binding protein (CRH-BP) gene and birth weight in Blacks, Hispanics and Whites
    Pathik D Wadhwa
    Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e43931. 2012
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  12. pmc Fetal programming of body composition, obesity, and metabolic function: the role of intrauterine stress and stress biology
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4260, USA
    J Nutr Metab 2012:632548. 2012
    ..We conclude with a commentary of the implications for future research and clinical practice...
  13. pmc Low levels of corticotropin-releasing hormone during early pregnancy are associated with precocious maturation of the human fetus
    Quetzal A Class
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Dev Neurosci 30:419-26. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that exposure to low levels of pCRH early in gestation may be optimal and associated with a response pattern indicating greater maturity...
  14. doi request reprint The maternal cortisol awakening response in human pregnancy is associated with the length of gestation
    Claudia Buss
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:398.e1-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between intraindividual changes in cortisol responsiveness over pregnancy and the length of human gestation...
  15. pmc The contribution of maternal stress to preterm birth: issues and considerations
    Pathik D Wadhwa
    Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Epidemiology, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 3177 Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:351-84. 2011
    ..Issues related to the characterization and assessment of maternal stress and candidate biologic mechanisms are addressed...
  16. doi request reprint Prenatal stress, telomere biology, and fetal programming of health and disease risk
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Sci Signal 5:pt12. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc The association between early life adversity and bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy
    Alison L Cammack
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 92697, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:431.e1-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associations between chronic preconception psychosocial and socioeconomic stress with bacterial vaginosis (BV) during pregnancy...
  18. pmc Prenatal stress and developmental programming of human health and disease risk: concepts and integration of empirical findings
    Sonja Entringer
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 17:507-16. 2010
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  19. pmc Developmental origins of health and disease: brief history of the approach and current focus on epigenetic mechanisms
    Pathik D Wadhwa
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 3117 GillespieNeuroscience Research Facility, Irvine, CA 92697 4260, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 27:358-68. 2009
    ..Next, we discuss the relevance of the DOHaD approach to reproductive medicine. Finally, we consider the next steps that might be taken to apply, evaluate, and extend the DOHaD approach...
  20. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrates long-term changes in brain structure in children born preterm and exposed to chorioamnionitis
    Tamera Hatfield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Children s Health and Well Being Project, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:384.e1-8. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if children born preterm and exposed to chorioamnionitis have differences in brain structure measured at 6-10 years of age using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  21. pmc Prenatal programming of human neurological function
    Curt A Sandman
    Women and Children s Health and Well Being Project, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Int J Pept 2011:837596. 2011
    ..The studies reviewed indicate that fetal exposure to stress peptides and hormones exerts profound programming influences on the nervous system and may increase the risk for emotional and cognitive impairment...

Research Grants1

  1. FETAL PROGRAMMING OF THE NEWBORN AND INFANT HUMAN BRAIN
    Claudia Buss; Fiscal Year: 2011
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