L C H Fernald

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parallel deficits in linear growth and mental development in low-income Mexican infants in the second year of life
    Lia C Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, 94720 7360, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:178-86. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol levels in children of low-income women with high depressive symptomatology
    Lia C H Fernald
    University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA94720 7360, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:423-36. 2008
  3. pmc Socioeconomic gradients in child development in very young children: evidence from India, Indonesia, Peru, and Senegal
    Lia C H Fernald
    Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17273-80. 2012
  4. pmc Health education for microcredit clients in Peru: a randomized controlled trial
    Rita Hamad
    Joint Medical Program, University of California Berkeley University of California San Francisco, Berkeley, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:51. 2011
  5. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms and physical activity in very low-income children
    Lia C H Fernald
    Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:385-93. 2008
  6. pmc Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr 138:2250-7. 2008
  7. pmc Small individual loans and mental health: a randomized controlled trial among South African adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:409. 2008
  8. pmc Poverty-alleviation program participation and salivary cortisol in very low-income children
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:2180-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint 10-year effect of Oportunidades, Mexico's conditional cash transfer programme, on child growth, cognition, language, and behaviour: a longitudinal follow-up study
    Lia C H Fernald
    Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Lancet 374:1997-2005. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Effect of Ecuador's cash transfer program (Bono de Desarrollo Humano) on child development in infants and toddlers: a randomized effectiveness trial
    Lia C H Fernald
    Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1437-46. 2011

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Parallel deficits in linear growth and mental development in low-income Mexican infants in the second year of life
    Lia C Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, 94720 7360, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:178-86. 2006
    ..To explore anthropometric indicators and mental development in very-low-income children in the second year of life...
  2. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol levels in children of low-income women with high depressive symptomatology
    Lia C H Fernald
    University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA94720 7360, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:423-36. 2008
    ..These results suggest that among very low-income families, high maternal depressive symptoms are associated with hypoactivity of the HPA system in children, particularly boys...
  3. pmc Socioeconomic gradients in child development in very young children: evidence from India, Indonesia, Peru, and Senegal
    Lia C H Fernald
    Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17273-80. 2012
    ..Mediation analyses revealed that parental home stimulation activities and LAZ were significant mediating variables and explained up to 50% of the wealth effects on the EASQ...
  4. pmc Health education for microcredit clients in Peru: a randomized controlled trial
    Rita Hamad
    Joint Medical Program, University of California Berkeley University of California San Francisco, Berkeley, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:51. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms and physical activity in very low-income children
    Lia C H Fernald
    Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:385-93. 2008
    ..To test the contribution of maternal depression during late infancy to physical activity in children 5 years later...
  6. pmc Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr 138:2250-7. 2008
    ..Oportunidades has been portrayed as a model for CCT programs worldwide, but the results reported here support the notion that the cash component of Oportunidades may be negatively associated with some adult health outcomes...
  7. pmc Small individual loans and mental health: a randomized controlled trial among South African adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:409. 2008
    ..Prior studies have assessed effects of access to credit on traditional economic outcomes for poor borrowers, but effects on mental health have been largely ignored...
  8. pmc Poverty-alleviation program participation and salivary cortisol in very low-income children
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:2180-9. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint 10-year effect of Oportunidades, Mexico's conditional cash transfer programme, on child growth, cognition, language, and behaviour: a longitudinal follow-up study
    Lia C H Fernald
    Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Lancet 374:1997-2005. 2009
    ..We investigated the effect of Oportunidades on children almost 10 years after the programme began...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of Ecuador's cash transfer program (Bono de Desarrollo Humano) on child development in infants and toddlers: a randomized effectiveness trial
    Lia C H Fernald
    Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1437-46. 2011
    ..This study provides evidence for significant benefits of an unconditional cash transfer program for language development in very young children in rural areas...
  11. doi request reprint Socioeconomic gradients and child development in a very low income population: evidence from Madagascar
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Dev Sci 14:832-47. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc Oportunidades program participation and body mass index, blood pressure, and self-reported health in Mexican adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A81. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effect of an incentive-based development program (Oportunidades, formerly Progresa) on body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, and self-reported health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and socioeconomic status in low-income women in Mexico: a reverse gradient?
    L C H Fernald
    UC Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e8. 2008
    ..In the developing world, however, these relationships are not as clear, particularly in middle-income countries undergoing epidemiological and nutritional transition...
  14. pmc Role of cash in conditional cash transfer programmes for child health, growth, and development: an analysis of Mexico's Oportunidades
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Lancet 371:828-37. 2008
    ..Our aim was to disaggregate the effects of cash transfer from those of other programme components...
  15. pmc Socio-economic status and body mass index in low-income Mexican adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, 140 Warren Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2030-42. 2007
    ..Contextually sensitive population-level interventions are critically needed to address obesity and overweight in poor populations, particularly in older women...
  16. doi request reprint Social and economic correlates of depressive symptoms and perceived stress in South African adults
    R Hamad
    University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:538-44. 2008
    ..The objective of this analysis was to characterize the prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms and perceived stress among a heterogeneous South African population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Growth retardation is associated with changes in the stress response system and behavior in school-aged jamaican children
    Lia C Fernald
    Institute for Business and Economic Research, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Nutr 132:3674-9. 2002
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Objective and subjective social class gradients for substance use among Mexican adolescents
    Miranda Lucia Ritterman
    Division of Epidemiology, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:1843-51. 2009
    ..Research into how adolescents perceive themselves in reference to their peer communities may help strengthen programs and policies aimed at promoting health in vulnerable adolescent populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are associated with blunted cortisol stress responses in very low-income women
    Heather M Burke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:211-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and salivary cortisol responses to stress in a high-risk population of very poor Mexican women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in low-income women in rural Mexico
    Nancy L Fleischer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkely, CA, USA
    Epidemiology 18:678-85. 2007
    ..This paper reports a cross-sectional analysis of demographic, socioeconomic, physical, and psychosocial factors associated with depressive symptoms among poor women in rural Mexico...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric predictors for the risk of chronic disease in non-diabetic, non-hypertensive young Mexican women
    Lynnette M Neufeld
    National Institute of Public Health Mexico, División de Epidemiología de la Nutrición, Av Universidad 655, Sta Ma Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62508, Mexico
    Public Health Nutr 11:159-67. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Birth size and accelerated growth during infancy are associated with increased odds of childhood overweight in Mexican children
    Jessica C Jones-Smith
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 2524, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2061-9. 2007
    ..A secondary goal was to characterize the sociodemographic correlates of accelerated growth during infancy...