Ronald E Dahl

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleeplessness and aggression in youth
    Ronald E Dahl
    J Adolesc Health 38:641-2. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Adolescent brain development: a period of vulnerabilities and opportunities. Keynote address
    Ronald E Dahl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Rm E 724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:1-22. 2004
  3. pmc Daily emotional dynamics in depressed youth: a cell phone ecological momentary assessment study
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:241-57. 2011
  4. pmc Expressed emotion in mothers of currently depressed, remitted, high-risk, and low-risk youth: links to child depression status and longitudinal course
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:36-47. 2009
  5. pmc Neural systems of threat processing in adolescents: role of pubertal maturation and relation to measures of negative affect
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:429-52. 2011
  6. pmc A longitudinal study of childhood depression and anxiety in relation to weight gain
    Dana L Rofey
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Weight Management and Wellness Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:517-26. 2009
  7. pmc Caffeine consumption, sleep, and affect in the natural environments of depressed youth and healthy controls
    Diana J Whalen
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:358-67. 2008
  8. pmc "I won, but I'm not getting my hopes up": depression moderates the relationship of outcomes and reward anticipation
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:393-5. 2011
  9. pmc Real-world affect and social context as predictors of treatment response in child and adolescent depression and anxiety: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:37-47. 2012
  10. pmc Reward-related decision-making in pediatric major depressive disorder: an fMRI study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1031-40. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sleeplessness and aggression in youth
    Ronald E Dahl
    J Adolesc Health 38:641-2. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Adolescent brain development: a period of vulnerabilities and opportunities. Keynote address
    Ronald E Dahl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Rm E 724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:1-22. 2004
    ....
  3. pmc Daily emotional dynamics in depressed youth: a cell phone ecological momentary assessment study
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:241-57. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Expressed emotion in mothers of currently depressed, remitted, high-risk, and low-risk youth: links to child depression status and longitudinal course
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:36-47. 2009
    ..Higher initial critical expressed emotion was associated with a greater likelihood of having a future onset of a depressive episode in high-risk and depressed participants. Diagnostic groups did not differ in Emotional Overinvolvement...
  5. pmc Neural systems of threat processing in adolescents: role of pubertal maturation and relation to measures of negative affect
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:429-52. 2011
    ..Amygdala and VLPFC reactivity were correlated with negative affect and depressive symptoms. Threat-processing changes during puberty may facilitate changes in social behavior and negative affect...
  6. pmc A longitudinal study of childhood depression and anxiety in relation to weight gain
    Dana L Rofey
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Weight Management and Wellness Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:517-26. 2009
    ..The major finding that depression and anxiety are associated with increased BMI percentiles in a non-obese sample suggests that childhood psychopathology is an important factor that should be carefully monitored...
  7. pmc Caffeine consumption, sleep, and affect in the natural environments of depressed youth and healthy controls
    Diana J Whalen
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:358-67. 2008
    ..We examined caffeine use and its relation to sleep and affect in youth's natural environments...
  8. pmc "I won, but I'm not getting my hopes up": depression moderates the relationship of outcomes and reward anticipation
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:393-5. 2011
    ..This finding has implications for understanding the developmental pathophysiology of MDD and suggests specific contexts where altered motivational system functioning may play a role in maintaining depression...
  9. pmc Real-world affect and social context as predictors of treatment response in child and adolescent depression and anxiety: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:37-47. 2012
    ..Individual differences in the social and affective dynamics of daily life could help to elucidate the characteristics of youth who respond to treatment...
  10. pmc Reward-related decision-making in pediatric major depressive disorder: an fMRI study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1031-40. 2006
    ..Depression is postulated to involve decreased activity in reward-related affective systems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Processing emotional facial expressions influences performance on a Go/NoGo task in pediatric anxiety and depression
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1107-15. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether processing emotionally salient information such as emotional facial expressions influences the performance on a cognitive control task in pediatric anxiety and depression...
  12. pmc Reward-related brain function as a predictor of treatment response in adolescents with major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:107-18. 2010
    ..Final levels of severity and anxiety symptoms were associated with pretreatment striatal reactivity, and rate of anxiety symptom reduction was associated with greater striatal reactivity and lower medial PFC reactivity...
  13. pmc Pupillary reactivity to emotional information in child and adolescent depression: links to clinical and ecological measures
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1873-80. 2007
    ....
  14. pmc Sustained neural alterations in anxious youth performing an attentional bias task: a pupilometry study
    Rebecca B Price
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:22-30. 2013
    ..We investigated early, intermediate, and sustained forms of bias using behavioral measures and pupillary reactivity, an index of cognitive and affective load, to gain insight into potential neurocognitive targets for early intervention...
  15. pmc Altered error-related brain activity in youth with major depression
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:351-62. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Objective sleep in pediatric anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:148-55. 2008
    ..To examine objective and subjective sleep problems in early-onset anxiety and depression...
  17. pmc Altered striatal activation predicting real-world positive affect in adolescent major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Loeffler 319, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:64-73. 2009
    ..The authors tested differences in reward-related brain function in healthy and depressed adolescents, and the authors examined direct links between reward-related brain function and positive mood that occurred in real-world contexts...
  18. pmc Pubertal changes in emotional information processing: pupillary, behavioral, and subjective evidence during emotional word identification
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:7-26. 2009
    ..These results provide physiological, behavioral, and subjective evidence consistent with a model of puberty-specific changes in neurobehavioral systems underpinning emotional reactivity...
  19. pmc Weekend-weekday advances in sleep timing are associated with altered reward-related brain function in healthy adolescents
    Brant P Hasler
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychol 91:334-41. 2012
    ..We speculate that circadian misalignment associated with weekend shifts in sleep timing may contribute to reward-related problems such as depression and substance abuse...
  20. pmc Peri-sleep-onset cortisol levels in children and adolescents with affective disorders
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:24-30. 2006
    ..Evidence also indicates that pubertal development may influence the expression of HPA dysregulation. We hypothesized that adolescents with depression and youth with anxiety disorders exhibit elevated peri-sleep-onset cortisol...
  21. ncbi request reprint Increased error-related negativity (ERN) in childhood anxiety disorders: ERP and source localization
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1073-82. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) and the CBCL-bipolar phenotype are not useful in diagnosing pediatric bipolar disorder
    Rasim Somer Diler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:23-30. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of the CBCL and CBCL-PBD to identify BP in children <12 years old...
  23. pmc Mother-child interactions in depressed children and children at high risk and low risk for future depression
    Laura J Dietz
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:574-82. 2008
    ..To compare mother-child interactions and parenting styles in families of children with major depressive disorder, youths at high risk for depression, and healthy controls...
  24. doi request reprint Attentional control moderates relations between negative affect and neural correlates of action monitoring in adolescence
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:194-211. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed with regard to the interface of attention and emotion processes that are implicated in action monitoring and relevance to the study of self-regulation during adolescence...
  25. doi request reprint Fearful faces influence attentional control processes in anxious youth and adults
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Schoolof Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Emotion 9:855-64. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that anxious individuals, particularly younger ones, exhibit difficulty resisting interference from threat-related stimuli when greater attentional resources are being recruited...
  26. pmc Affective functioning among early adolescents at high and low familial risk for depression and their mothers: a focus on individual and transactional processes across contexts
    Dana L McMakin
    School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, 322 Loeffler Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:1213-25. 2011
    ..transactional processes (e.g., negative escalation). Findings are discussed in concert with attention to affect flexibility, contextual and transactional factors...
  27. pmc PER2 rs2304672 polymorphism moderates circadian-relevant reward circuitry activity in adolescents
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:451-7. 2012
    ..Associations among circadian genes, function in neural reward circuits, and circadian-influenced behavior have not yet been studied in humans, however...
  28. pmc Emotional reactivity and regulation in anxious and nonanxious youth: a cell-phone ecological momentary assessment study
    PATRICIA Z TAN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:197-206. 2012
    ..However, no study has examined anxious youth's emotional reactivity and regulation in real-world contexts...
  29. pmc Utilizing Ecological Momentary Assessment in pediatric obesity to quantify behavior, emotion, and sleep
    Dana L Rofey
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Weight Management and Wellness Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1270-2. 2010
    ..7 +/- 0.3% and 64.2 +/- 0.3%, respectively. Data from the armband and phone calls are presented to illustrate the depth of information acquired by utilizing this innovative methodology...
  30. ncbi request reprint Facial expressions of emotion reveal neuroendocrine and cardiovascular stress responses
    Jennifer S Lerner
    Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:253-60. 2007
    ..Specifically, it hypothesized contrasting patterns for indignation (comprised of anger and disgust) versus fear. Moreover, it hypothesized that facial expressions of these emotions would signal corresponding biological stress responses...
  31. pmc Rapid eye movement sleep in relation to overweight in children and adolescents
    Xianchen Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:924-32. 2008
    ..Short sleep duration is associated with obesity, but few studies have examined the relationship between obesity and specific physiological stages of sleep...
  32. pmc Peer acceptance and rejection through the eyes of youth: pupillary, eyetracking and ecological data from the Chatroom Interact task
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:93-105. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the salience of social rejection and acceptance feedback appears to increase during adolescence...
  33. pmc Reward-related brain function and sleep in pre/early pubertal and mid/late pubertal adolescents
    Stephanie M Holm
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:326-34. 2009
    ..As part of a larger study examining puberty-specific changes in adolescents' reward-related brain function, the current article focuses on the relationship between functional neuroimaging measures of reward and measures of sleep...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pathways to adolescent health sleep regulation and behavior
    Ronald E Dahl
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:175-84. 2002
    ..Finally, this paper briefly examines one specific application of this knowledge area regarding early starting times among some high schools...
  35. pmc "You can do it!": The role of parental encouragement of bravery in child anxiety treatment
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:439-46. 2013
    ..Encouragement of bravery increased from pre- to post-treatment for youth who received CBT but not CCT, and pre-treatment encouragement of bravery predicted a better response to treatment, particularly for youth receiving CBT. ..
  36. pmc Mom-it helps when you're right here! Attenuation of neural stress markers in anxious youths whose caregivers are present during fMRI
    Olivia L Conner
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e50680. 2012
    ..Capitalizing on the ability of anxious youths to manifest low levels of anxiety-like information processing in the presence of a caregiver could help in modeling adaptive function in behavioral treatments...
  37. pmc Sleep deprivation alters pupillary reactivity to emotional stimuli in healthy young adults
    Peter L Franzen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychol 80:300-5. 2009
    ..Such responses may have important implications for psychiatric disorders, which may be triggered or characterized by sleep disturbances...
  38. pmc Impact of inflammatory bowel disease and high-dose steroid exposure on pupillary responses to negative information in pediatric depression
    Neil P Jones
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:151-7. 2011
    ..In systemic inflammation, proinflammatory cytokines have been implicated in altering activity in brain regions known to affect emotion processing and emotion regulation in depression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alterations in reward-related decision making in boys with recent and future depression
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:633-9. 2007
    ..Altered reward processing is postulated to be a feature of depression. Reward processing may be valuable to understanding early-onset depressive disorders, which tend to be chronic and recurrent...
  40. ncbi request reprint Resilience among children and adolescents at risk for depression: Mediation and moderation across social and neurobiological contexts
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:841-65. 2007
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of clinical implications of this approach...
  41. ncbi request reprint Altered emotional processing in pediatric anxiety, depression, and comorbid anxiety-depression
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:165-77. 2005
    ..Further, research is needed to replicate this study and delineate underlying neural mechanisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint A genetic epidemiologic perspective on comorbidity of depression and anxiety
    Douglas E Williamson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:707-26, viii. 2005
    ..In addition, anxious children are at increased risk for developing depression particularly during adolescence...
  43. ncbi request reprint Subjective sleep complaints in pediatric depression: a controlled study and comparison with EEG measures of sleep and waking
    Michele A Bertocci
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1158-66. 2005
    ..This article examines subjective sleep reports of children with MDD and healthy controls focusing on comparing subjective and objective sleep measures...
  44. ncbi request reprint Measuring mood and complex behavior in natural environments: use of ecological momentary assessment in pediatric affective disorders
    David A Axelson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:253-66. 2003
    ..Potential applications of the EMA methodology to the study of neurobehavioral systems and the pathophysiology of pediatric affective disorders are discussed...
  45. doi request reprint Self-regulation of sleep, emotion, and weight during adolescence: implications for translational research and practice
    Dana L Rofey
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Weight Management and Wellness, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 6:238-43. 2013
    ..Last, we end with possible prevention and intervention efforts that capitalize on the interactions among these three regulatory domains...
  46. pmc Cardiovascular reactivity to acute psychological stress following sleep deprivation
    Peter L Franzen
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:679-82. 2011
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Development of action monitoring through adolescence into adulthood: ERP and source localization
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dev Sci 10:874-91. 2007
    ..These findings are discussed in light of the role of the maturation of the ACC in the development of action monitoring processes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical differences between suicidal and nonsuicidal depressed children and adolescents
    Rémy P Barbe
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:492-8. 2005
    ..To examine the clinical symptoms and comorbid psychiatric disorders of depressed children and adolescents with and without clinically significant suicidal ideation...
  49. doi request reprint Misery is not miserly: sad and self-focused individuals spend more
    Cynthia E Cryder
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:525-30. 2008
    ..For example, economic theories of spending may benefit from incorporating psychological theories -- specifically, theories of emotion and the self -- into their models...
  50. pmc White matter development in adolescence: the influence of puberty and implications for affective disorders
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:36-54. 2012
    ....
  51. pmc Research Review: altered reward function in adolescent depression: what, when and how?
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:3-15. 2012
    ..Peer-reviewed empirical papers for inclusion in this critical review were obtained by searching PubMed, PsycInfo and ScienceDirect for the years 1990-2010...
  52. pmc Using ecological momentary assessment to determine media use by individuals with and without major depressive disorder
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:360-5. 2011
    ..To use ecological momentary assessment techniques to measure the association of major depressive disorder (MDD) with media use...
  53. pmc Neural systems of positive affect: relevance to understanding child and adolescent depression?
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:827-50. 2005
    ..We review the literature on altered positive affect in depression, suggesting directions for future research. Finally, we discuss the treatment implications of this framework...
  54. pmc Healthy adolescents' neural response to reward: associations with puberty, positive affect, and depressive symptoms
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:162-72.e1-5. 2010
    ..The current study focused on puberty-specific changes in brain function and their association with mood...
  55. ncbi request reprint ERP correlates of action monitoring in adolescence
    Cecile D Ladouceur
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:329-36. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Regulation of sleep and arousal: comments on part VII
    Ronald E Dahl
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Rm E724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:292-3. 2004
    ..This will require studies of normal human development as well as animal models to investigate the mechanisms underpinning these developmental changes in sleep and circadian regulation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning in youths at high risk to develop major depressive disorder
    Boris Birmaher
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:839-46. 2004
    ..To compare the psychosocial functioning of children and adolescents at high risk of major depressive disorder with youths with acute major depressive disorder and healthy controls...
  58. ncbi request reprint First episode of depression in children at low and high familial risk for depression
    Douglas E Williamson
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:291-7. 2004
    ..To examine the development of first-onset major depressive disorder (MDD) in children at high and low familial risk for depression in a prospective study...
  59. ncbi request reprint The development of affect regulation: bringing together basic and clinical perspectives
    Ronald E Dahl
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, TDH E 724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1008:183-8. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation and course of depression in youth: does onset in childhood differ from onset in adolescence?
    Boris Birmaher
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:63-70. 2004
    ..To simultaneously and prospectively compare the clinical presentation, course, and parental psychiatric history between children and adolescents with major depressive disorder...
  61. ncbi request reprint Spectral analyses of sleep EEG in depressed offspring of fathers with or without a positive history of alcohol abuse or dependence: a pilot study
    Ronald E Dahl
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Alcohol 30:193-200. 2003
    ..75-4.50 Hz) during the second REM period. These findings are consistent with results from previous studies, demonstrating that EEG alpha power is positively associated with a family history of alcohol use disorders...
  62. ncbi request reprint The stressful life events schedule for children and adolescents: development and validation
    Douglas E Williamson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 119:225-41. 2003
    ..48). The results of this study indicate that the SLES has good psychometric properties. The SLES is a useful, cost-effective tool for assessing stressful life events in children and adolescents...
  63. ncbi request reprint Superior temporal gyrus volumes in pediatric generalized anxiety disorder
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Program Developmental Family Health Clinic and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 392, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:553-62. 2002
    ..Larger amygdala volumes were previously reported in pediatric GAD; however, the brain regions involved in social intelligence were not examined in this pilot study...
  64. ncbi request reprint Adolescent development and the regulation of behavior and emotion: introduction to part VIII
    Ronald E Dahl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Rm E 724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:294-5. 2004
    ..This article introduces and identifies key issues in the articles in this section...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events in anxious and depressed children
    Douglas E Williamson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA Williamson
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:571-80. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the occurrence of stressful life events in anxious and depressed children...
  66. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal distress to serotonergic challenge: a risk marker for emotional disorder?
    John V Campo
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1221-6. 2003
    ..The authors' aim was to determine whether inadvertent gastrointestinal (GI) distress to serotonergic challenge predicted future major depressive and/or anxiety disorders in exposed children...
  67. doi request reprint Biological, developmental, and neurobehavioral factors relevant to adolescent driving risks
    Ronald E Dahl
    Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S278-84. 2008
    ....
  68. pmc Sleep duration and insulin resistance in healthy black and white adolescents
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Sleep 35:1353-8. 2012
    ..Yet few studies of sleep and insulin resistance have focused on the important developmental period of adolescence. To address this gap, we examined the association of sleep and insulin resistance in healthy adolescents...
  69. ncbi request reprint Considering sleep in a family context: introduction to the special issue
    Ronald E Dahl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:1-3. 2007
    ..Taken together, these studies raise a set of compelling questions for future research in this area...
  70. pmc Sleep and the developing brain
    Ronald E Dahl
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 30:1079-80. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone response to growth hormone-releasing hormone and clonidine in young monkeys: correlation with behavioral characteristics
    Kristine Coleman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:227-41. 2003
    ..Further studies will be necessary to determine if the characteristics of low GH responsiveness and low behavioral reactivity predict an increased propensity to develop anxious or depressive behaviors over the course of the life span...
  72. ncbi request reprint Facial expressions of emotion reveal neuroendocrine and cardiovascular stress responses
    Jennifer S Lerner
    Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:743-50. 2005
    ..The present study hypothesized a new conception that disaggregates stress into emotion-specific, contrasting patterns of biological response...
  73. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative affect in depression: influence of sex and puberty
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:341-7. 2004
    ..Cortisol was generally unrelated to depression and mood. Findings are consistent with emotion-based models of depression and with the literature on depression and emotion regulation during adolescence...
  74. ncbi request reprint An integrative, multidisciplinary approach to the study of brain-behavior relations in the context of typical and atypical development
    Charles A Nelson
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:499-520. 2002
    ..Our goal in summarizing our research in this fashion is to promote discussion about promising templates for how research on brain, behavior, and development might proceed into the 21st century...
  75. ncbi request reprint Differentiating depressed adolescent 24 h cortisol secretion in light of their adult clinical outcome
    Sanjay J Mathew
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:1336-43. 2003
    ..Dysregulation of the HPA axis, combined with dysfunction of sleep-onset mechanisms previously reported in this same cohort, might serve as premorbid biological substrates that predict suicide attempts during follow-up...
  76. ncbi request reprint Maternal panic disorder: infant temperament, neurophysiology, and parenting behaviors
    Susan L Warren
    George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:814-25. 2003
    ..To determine whether 4- and 14-month-old infants of mothers with panic disorder (PD) would be more likely to show differences in temperament, neurophysiology (salivary cortisol and sleep), and relationships with their mothers than controls...
  77. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in EEG sleep findings in adolescent depression: unipolar versus bipolar clinical course
    Uma Rao
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    J Affect Disord 70:273-80. 2002
    ..This investigation was designed to assess whether some of the observed variability is related to undifferentiated unipolar and bipolar disorders in a sample that was reported previously...
  78. ncbi request reprint Psychological comorbidity and stress reactivity in children and adolescents with recurrent abdominal pain and anxiety disorders
    Lorah D Dorn
    University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:66-75. 2003
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  79. pmc Transitions into underage and problem drinking: developmental processes and mechanisms between 10 and 15 years of age
    Michael Windle
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 520, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S273-89. 2008
    ..It is proposed that this integrated developmental perspective serve as the foundation for subsequent efforts to prevent and to treat the causes, problems, and consequences of alcohol consumption...
  80. ncbi request reprint Event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging of reward-related brain circuitry in children and adolescents
    J Christopher May
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:359-66. 2004
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  81. ncbi request reprint Associations between sleep problems, anxiety, and depression in twins at 8 years of age
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 118:1124-32. 2006
    ..Associations between sleep and internalizing problems are complex and poorly understood. To better understand these covarying difficulties, genetic and environmental influences were estimated by using a twin design...
  82. ncbi request reprint Maternal depressive symptoms and child sleep: models of mutual influence over time
    Susan L Warren
    George Washington University, Ross 550, 2300 Eye Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 18:1-16. 2006
    ..Additional research is needed to clarify the mechanisms by which maternal depressive symptoms predict increased duration of child awakenings...
  83. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four-hour cortisol secretion patterns in prepubertal children with anxiety or depressive disorders
    Adriana Feder
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:198-204. 2004
    ..In this study, we combined data from two independent, consecutive studies to achieve a larger sample size. Our goal was to identify potential alterations in the circadian pattern of cortisol secretion in anxious or depressed children...
  84. ncbi request reprint Inattention, hyperactivity, and symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing
    Ronald D Chervin
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Pediatrics 109:449-56. 2002
    ..However, the frequency of SDB symptoms among inattentive and hyperactive children has received little study...
  85. ncbi request reprint Associations between symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, restless legs, and periodic leg movements
    Ronald D Chervin
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Sleep 25:213-8. 2002
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  86. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the effects of pubertal development on responses to a corticotropin-releasing hormone challenge: the Pittsburgh psychobiologic studies
    Laura R Stroud
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, CORO West, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:348-51. 2004
    ..Results show subtle sex differences in the influence of puberty on HPA regulation at the pituitary level, which may represent one factor underlying the emergence of girls' greater rates of depression during this time...
  87. ncbi request reprint Sleep, learning, and the developing brain: early-to-bed as a healthy and wise choice for school aged children
    Ronald E Dahl
    Sleep 28:1498-9. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Sleep characteristics of youth with functional abdominal pain and a healthy comparison group
    Edward D Huntley
    Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, N W, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:938-49. 2007
    ..To describe sleep problems among youth with and without functional abdominal pain (FAP)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Applying a nonlinear regression model to characterize cortisol responses to corticotropin-releasing hormone challenge
    Laura R Stroud
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, CORO West, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1032:264-6. 2004
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