Alice Carter

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Brief Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment: screening for social-emotional problems and delays in competence
    Margaret J Briggs-Gowan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, PO Box 208034, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:143-55. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA, 02125 3393, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:86-97. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Social and emotional adjustment in children affected with Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome: associations with ADHD and family functioning. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 02125 3393, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:215-23. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of young children's social-emotional development and psychopathology: recent advances and recommendations for practice
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston 02125, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:109-34. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (ITSEA): factor structure, reliability, and validity
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:495-514. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Internalizing trajectories in young boys and girls: the whole is not a simple sum of its parts
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:19-31. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of Hanen's 'More Than Words' in toddlers with early autism symptoms
    Alice S Carter
    University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:741-52. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and comorbidity: predicting early parenting, attachment security, and toddler social-emotional problems and competencies
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:18-26. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Obsessive compulsive disorder in childhood
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 02125, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 12:325-30. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, eating attitudes, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in pregnancy and the postpartum period
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:264-70. 2000

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint The Brief Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment: screening for social-emotional problems and delays in competence
    Margaret J Briggs-Gowan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, PO Box 208034, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:143-55. 2004
    ..To examine the reliability and validity of the 42-item Brief Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (BITSEA), a screener for social-emotional/behavioral problems and delays in competence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA, 02125 3393, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:86-97. 2007
    ..Longitudinal, representative studies are needed to elucidate the developmental and etiological significance of the observed sex differences...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social and emotional adjustment in children affected with Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome: associations with ADHD and family functioning. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 02125 3393, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:215-23. 2000
    ..Finally, social-emotional adjustment in children with TS is best understood within the family context...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of young children's social-emotional development and psychopathology: recent advances and recommendations for practice
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston 02125, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:109-34. 2004
    ..As we learn more about the precursors or prodromal manifestations of clinical psychopathology we will be able to examine the efficacy of earlier targeted preventive intervention approaches...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (ITSEA): factor structure, reliability, and validity
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:495-514. 2003
    ..Associations between the ITSEA and independent evaluator ratings and parental ratings of child behavior problems, temperament, and parental distress support the validity of the instrument...
  6. doi request reprint Internalizing trajectories in young boys and girls: the whole is not a simple sum of its parts
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:19-31. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that, for one- to three-year-olds, examining scales of the internalizing domain separately rather than as a unitary construct reveals more meaningful developmental and gender variation...
  7. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of Hanen's 'More Than Words' in toddlers with early autism symptoms
    Alice S Carter
    University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:741-52. 2011
    ..This randomized controlled trial compared Hanen's 'More than Words' (HMTW), a parent-implemented intervention, to a 'business as usual' control group...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and comorbidity: predicting early parenting, attachment security, and toddler social-emotional problems and competencies
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:18-26. 2001
    ..To examine relations between maternal depression (in pure and comorbid forms) and mother-infant interactions, infant attachment, and toddler social-emotional problems and competencies. A second objective was to explore sex differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obsessive compulsive disorder in childhood
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 02125, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 12:325-30. 2000
    ..To fully understand the cause and course of OCD, integrated assessment of psychological and biological vulnerability as well as prospective longitudinal studies are needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, eating attitudes, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in pregnancy and the postpartum period
    A S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
    Psychosom Med 62:264-70. 2000
    ..This report describes associations between body mass index (BMI; kg/m2), eating attitudes, and affective symptoms across pregnancy and the postpartum period in a sample of 64 women...
  11. doi request reprint Sensory over-responsivity, psychopathology, and family impairment in school-aged children
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, The University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:1210-9. 2011
    ..Although this was not a diagnostic study of SOR, this study was designed to investigate rates of elevated SOR symptoms and associations between elevated SOR symptoms, psychiatric disorder status, and family impairment...
  12. doi request reprint Language assessment and development in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    RHIANNON J LUYSTER
    Autism Consortium, Boston, MA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1426-38. 2008
    ..For expressive language, the most significant predictors were non-verbal cognitive ability, gestures and imitation. These findings have important implications for intervention programs targeting this population...
  13. doi request reprint Parenting stress in mothers and fathers of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: associations with child characteristics
    Naomi Ornstein Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1278-91. 2008
    ..Clinical assessment of parental stress, acknowledging differences in parenting experiences for mothers and fathers of young children with ASD, is needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of early onset asthma and wheezing in a healthy birth cohort of 2- to 3-year olds
    Jennifer Bender Berz
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02125 3393, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:154-66. 2007
    ..The combined contribution of neonatal, perinatal, and maternal health, demographic, environmental, and family psychosocial factors to early onset asthma and wheezing in a healthy birth cohort was examined...
  15. doi request reprint Stability and individual change in depressive symptoms among mothers raising young children with ASD: maternal and child correlates
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:1270-80. 2009
    ..Only maternal anxiety and parenting efficacy predicted individual change. Many mothers do not appear to adapt, supporting the need for early intervention for maternal well-being...
  16. pmc Prevalence of DSM-IV disorder in a representative, healthy birth cohort at school entry: sociodemographic risks and social adaptation
    Alice S Carter
    University of Massachusetts Boston, Department of Psychology, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:686-98. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Impact of traumatic life events in a community sample of toddlers
    Elizabeth A Mongillo
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:455-68. 2009
    ..Implications for clinicians and child care providers working with toddlers and their parents are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Reaction to diagnosis and parenting styles among mothers of young children with ASDs
    Karen Wachtel
    University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Autism 12:575-94. 2008
    ..This study highlights the importance of considering a mother's resolution about her child's diagnosis, suggesting that maternal emotions and cognitions associated with the diagnosis may be potential targets for intervention...
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal self-efficacy and associated parenting cognitions among mothers of children with autism
    Jennifer C Kuhn
    University of Massachusetts, Psychology Department, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:564-75. 2006
    ..Parent- and family-based interventions designed to support parental well-being and focusing on parenting cognitions may enhance parenting self-efficacy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Violence toward a family member, angry adult conflict, and child adjustment difficulties: relations in families with 1- to 3-year-old children
    Renee McDonald
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275 0442, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:176-84. 2007
    ..These results emerged after accounting for pertinent demographic variables and for caregiver distress variables...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and major depression comorbidity in a family study of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Alice S Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:165-74. 2004
    ..Furthermore, age at onset in probands is associated with specific anxiety and affective comorbidity among case relatives. These findings support the hypothesis that early- and late-onset OCD represent different etiologic variants...
  22. ncbi request reprint Extreme sensory modulation behaviors in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Ayelet Ben-Sasson
    Psychology Department, University of Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:584-92. 2007
    ..Findings point to the early onset of an extreme sensory profile in ASD. Occupational therapists need to assess multiple domains of sensory behaviors to accurately identify the needs of toddlers with ASD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship between physical appearance, sense of belonging and exclusion, and racial/ethnic self-identification among multiracial Japanese European Americans
    Julie M Ahnallen
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:673-86. 2006
    ..There was also a significant relationship between Japanese American identity and multiracial appearance and social variables. Feelings of exclusion were shown to be the primary influence on all three racial/ethnic identities...
  24. doi request reprint Audiovisual processing in children with and without autism spectrum disorders
    Elizabeth A Mongillo
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1349-58. 2008
    ..Exploratory results support an inverse association between audiovisual speech processing capacities and social impairment in children with ASD...
  25. pmc Autism spectrum disorders in young children
    Frances de L Martínez-Pedraza
    Graduate Clinical Psychology Program, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 18:645-63. 2009
    ..The authors also discuss how the family context is affected by the diagnosis, in terms of adaptation to the diagnosis and to treatment. Finally, the authors present a brief review of interventions for young children with ASD...
  26. doi request reprint The etiology of behavioral problems and competencies in very young twins
    Kimberly J Saudino
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:48-62. 2008
    ..There were also substantial shared environmental influences operating on most of the domains and subscales. Compared with behavior problems, behavioral competencies were less heritable and more influenced by shared environments...
  27. ncbi request reprint A developmental framework for distinguishing disruptive behavior from normative misbehavior in preschool children
    Lauren S Wakschlag
    Institute for Juvenile Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:976-87. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Language delay in a community cohort of young children
    Sarah McCue Horwitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:932-40. 2003
    ..To document the characteristics, particularly social competence and emotional/behavioral problems, related to deficits in expressive language...
  29. ncbi request reprint The social-emotional development of "late-talking" toddlers
    Julia R Irwin
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1324-32. 2002
    ..To examine the social-emotional problems and competencies of toddlers who evidenced lags in expressive language without concomitant receptive language delays...
  30. pmc Social-emotional screening status in early childhood predicts elementary school outcomes
    Margaret J Briggs-Gowan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, MC 1410, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Pediatrics 121:957-62. 2008
    ..The goal was to examine whether children who screen positive for social-emotional/behavioral problems at 12 to 36 months of age are at elevated risk for social-emotional/behavioral problems in early elementary school...
  31. doi request reprint Observational Assessment of Preschool Disruptive Behavior, Part I: reliability of the Disruptive Behavior Diagnostic Observation Schedule (DB-DOS)
    Lauren S Wakschlag
    Institute for Juvenile Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, MC 747, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:622-31. 2008
    ..To examine the reliability of the Disruptive Behavior Diagnostic Observation Schedule (DB-DOS), a new observational method for assessing preschool disruptive behavior...
  32. doi request reprint Observational Assessment of Preschool Disruptive Behavior, Part II: validity of the Disruptive Behavior Diagnostic Observation Schedule (DB-DOS)
    Lauren S Wakschlag
    Institute for Juvenile Research, Department of Psychiatry MC 747, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:632-41. 2008
    ..To examine the validity of the Disruptive Behavior Diagnostic Observation Schedule (DB-DOS), a new observational method for assessing preschool disruptive behavior...
  33. ncbi request reprint Parent identification of early emerging child behavior problems: predictors of sharing parental concern with health providers
    Katherine D Ellingson
    School of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:766-72. 2004
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  34. pmc A comparative analysis of well-being and coping among mothers of toddlers and mothers of adolescents with ASD
    Leann E Smith
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:876-89. 2008
    ..Although there was evidence of maternal distress in both groups, the presence of significant buffering effects reflects adaptation in the face of stress, particularly for mothers of adolescents...
  35. ncbi request reprint Late-talking toddlers
    Michael Fitzgerald
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1141-2; author reply 1142. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Are infant-toddler social-emotional and behavioral problems transient?
    Margaret J Briggs-Gowan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:849-58. 2006
    ..To examine the persistence of parent-reported social-emotional and behavioral problems in infants and toddlers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, and persistence of maternal depression
    Sarah McCue Horwitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4945, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:678-91. 2007
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Research Grants8

  1. EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN 1-3 YEAR OLD CHILDREN
    Alice Carter; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally to evaluate the stability of and risk-factors associated with social-emotional problems and delays in competence, all children will be reassessed in a 1-year follow-up. ..
  2. Problems and Competence under Age5: School Transition
    Alice Carter; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....