Thomas G O'Connor

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Diurnal cortisol patterns and psychiatric symptoms in pregnancy: short-term longitudinal study
    Thomas G O'Connor
    University of Rochester Medical Center, United States Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 96:35-41. 2014
  4. pmc Prenatal maternal anxiety predicts reduced adaptive immunity in infants
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 32:21-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Social learning theory parenting intervention promotes attachment-based caregiving in young children: randomized clinical trial
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Wynne Center for Family Research, NY 14642, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 42:358-70. 2013
  6. pmc Prenatal cortisol exposure predicts infant cortisol response to acute stress
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, Wynne Center for Family Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 55:145-55. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Translating research findings on early experience to prevention: animal and human evidence on early attachment relationships
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S175-81. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Natural experiments to study the effects of early experience: progress and limitations
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Dev Psychopathol 15:837-52. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Practitioner review: the contribution of attachment theory to child custody assessments
    James G Byrne
    Lucena Clinic, Dublin, Ireland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:115-27. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors moderating change in depressive symptoms in women following separation: findings from a community study in England
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Med 35:715-24. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications62

  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Diurnal cortisol patterns and psychiatric symptoms in pregnancy: short-term longitudinal study
    Thomas G O'Connor
    University of Rochester Medical Center, United States Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 96:35-41. 2014
    ..These findings extend prior work by showing that significant mood symptoms in pregnancy are associated with altered diurnal cortisol in pregnancy, which may have implications for maternal and child health. ..
  4. pmc Prenatal maternal anxiety predicts reduced adaptive immunity in infants
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 32:21-8. 2013
    ..No effect of prenatal anxiety was found on adaptive immunity at 2 months of age. The findings provide the first demonstration in humans that prenatal anxiety alters adaptive immunity in the infant...
  5. doi request reprint Social learning theory parenting intervention promotes attachment-based caregiving in young children: randomized clinical trial
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Wynne Center for Family Research, NY 14642, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 42:358-70. 2013
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  6. pmc Prenatal cortisol exposure predicts infant cortisol response to acute stress
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, Wynne Center for Family Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 55:145-55. 2013
    ..The findings provide some of the strongest data in humans that HPA axis functioning in the child may be predicted from prenatal cortisol exposure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Translating research findings on early experience to prevention: animal and human evidence on early attachment relationships
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S175-81. 2006
    ..Although the primary focus is on depression, a broader range of phenotypes associated with poor early caregiving environments is also considered...
  8. ncbi request reprint Natural experiments to study the effects of early experience: progress and limitations
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Dev Psychopathol 15:837-52. 2003
    ..The benefits and limitations of using natural experiments are reviewed and several case illustrations are considered...
  9. ncbi request reprint Practitioner review: the contribution of attachment theory to child custody assessments
    James G Byrne
    Lucena Clinic, Dublin, Ireland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:115-27. 2005
    ..This is despite the existence, for many years, of published guidelines governing the practice of custody assessments available from a number of professional bodies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors moderating change in depressive symptoms in women following separation: findings from a community study in England
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Med 35:715-24. 2005
    ..Previous studies suggest that separation is a major stressful life event that is linked with marked increases in depressive symptoms. Little is known, however, about the sources of variation in depressive symptoms following separation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prenatal anxiety predicts individual differences in cortisol in pre-adolescent children
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:211-7. 2005
    ..This study examined the long-term association between prenatal anxiety and measures of diurnal cortisol at age 10 years...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of between-family and within-family variation in parent-child relationships
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:498-510. 2006
    ..Previous studies have found that multiple factors are associated with parent-child relationship quality, but have not distinguished potential sources of between-family and within-family variation in parent-child relationship quality...
  13. doi request reprint Emotional difficulties in early adolescence following severe early deprivation: findings from the English and Romanian adoptees study
    Emma Colvert
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, University of London, Denmark Hill, London, SE58AF UK
    Dev Psychopathol 20:547-67. 2008
    ..There was some evidence that emotion recognition might play a role in the emergence of these problems, but other measures of social competence and theory of mind showed no associations with the onset of emotional problems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Scholastic attainment following severe early institutional deprivation: a study of children adopted from Romania
    Celia Beckett
    MRC SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:1063-73. 2007
    ..When these factors were taken into account, only small between-group differences in attainment remained...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal childhood abuse and offspring adjustment over time
    Stephan Collishaw
    MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 19:367-83. 2007
    ..The ALSPAC study team comprises interviewers, computer technicians, laboratory technicians, clerical workers, research scientists, volunteers, and managers who continue to make the study possible...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal antenatal anxiety and behavioural/emotional problems in children: a test of a programming hypothesis
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1025-36. 2003
    ..Previous animal investigations link antenatal stress with a range of persistent behavioural abnormalities in the offspring. The current study examined if the effect was also found in humans through middle childhood...
  17. pmc Prenatal mood disturbance predicts sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Early Hum Dev 83:451-8. 2007
    ..Experimental animal data link prenatal stress with sleep disturbance in offspring, but the link in humans is unclear...
  18. ncbi request reprint Maternal antenatal anxiety and children's behavioural/emotional problems at 4 years. Report from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London
    Br J Psychiatry 180:502-8. 2002
    ..Animal experiments suggest that maternal stress and anxiety during pregnancy have long-term effects on the behaviour of the offspring...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of a parenting program in a high-risk, multi-ethnic community: the PALS trial
    Stephen Scott
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1331-41. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Normality and impairment following profound early institutional deprivation: a longitudinal follow-up into early adolescence
    Jana M Kreppner
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Dev Psychol 43:931-46. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the possibility of a sensitive period for development...
  21. ncbi request reprint Antenatal anxiety predicts child behavioral/emotional problems independently of postnatal depression
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and SGDP Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1470-7. 2002
    ..To examine the hypothesis that the effects of postnatal depression on children's behavioral/emotional problems are explained by antenatal maternal mood...
  22. doi request reprint Antecedent trauma exposure and risk of depression in the perinatal period
    Emma Robertson-Blackmore
    BOX PSYCH 4 9200, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642 8409
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e942-8. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of antecedent trauma on the risk of antenatal and postpartum depression in a prospective, longitudinal cohort of pregnant women...
  23. pmc Associations among depression, perceived self-efficacy, and immune function and health in preadolescent children
    Mary T Caserta
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:1139-47. 2011
    ..These results build on and expand research on the notion of allostatic load and develop a groundwork for developmental studies in this area...
  24. pmc Previous prenatal loss as a predictor of perinatal depression and anxiety
    Emma Robertson Blackmore
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 198:373-8. 2011
    ..Prenatal loss, the death of a fetus/child through miscarriage or stillbirth, is associated with significant depression and anxiety, particularly in a subsequent pregnancy...
  25. pmc Psychiatric symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines in pregnancy
    Emma Robertson Blackmore
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:656-63. 2011
    ..Such a link may be especially significant in pregnancy and may shed additional light on the etiology of perinatal mood disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Child-parent attachment following early institutional deprivation
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:19-38. 2003
    ..The results raise both theoretical and methodological implications for attachment research on very deprived children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are there biological programming effects for psychological development? Findings from a study of Romanian adoptees
    Michael Rutter
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 40:81-94. 2004
    ..The pattern of findings suggests some form of early biological programming or neural damage stemming from institutional deprivation, but the heterogeneity in outcome indicates that the effects are not deterministic...
  28. ncbi request reprint Early experiences and psychological development: conceptual questions, empirical illustrations, and implications for intervention
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 15:671-90. 2003
    ..Finally, implications of these models of early experiences for intervention and prevention are examined and identified as an important methodological tool for further research...
  29. ncbi request reprint Etiologies of associations between childhood sleep and behavioral problems in a large twin sample
    Alice M Gregory
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:744-51. 2004
    ..To examine the etiologies of covariation of childhood sleep problems and other behavioral/emotional problems in young children...
  30. pmc The associations between psychosocial stress and the frequency of illness, and innate and adaptive immune function in children
    Mary T Caserta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:933-40. 2008
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  31. ncbi request reprint Genotype-environment interaction in children's adjustment to parental separation
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:849-56. 2003
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  32. pmc Reproductive outcomes and risk of subsequent illness in women diagnosed with postpartum psychosis
    Emma Robertson Blackmore
    Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
    Bipolar Disord 15:394-404. 2013
    ..This study describes reproductive and mental health outcomes in women diagnosed with PP and examines clinical risk factors as predictors of further illness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines across the perinatal period in African American women
    Emma Robertson Blackmore
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 35:8-15. 2014
    ..This group difference in inflammation did not suggest increased risk for depression, but suggests other implications for long-term health. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Annotation: The 'effects' of parenting reconsidered: findings, challenges, and applications
    Thomas G O'Connor
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:555-72. 2002
    ..Questions remain concerning the 'effects' of parenting on behavioural/emotional problems in children. This annotation discusses recent findings concerning the parenting 'effects' literature and identifies areas in need of further research...
  35. ncbi request reprint A twin study of anxiety-related behaviours in pre-school children
    Thalia C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:945-60. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the genetics of these categories and especially about the phenotypic and genetic structure of related behaviours in pre-school children...
  36. pmc Annual research review: The neuroinflammation hypothesis for stress and psychopathology in children--developmental psychoneuroimmunology
    Thomas G O'Connor
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 55:615-31. 2014
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  37. pmc Cortisol awakening response and subsequent depression: prospective longitudinal study
    Rebecca Carnegie
    Rebecca Carnegie, Bsc, MBChB, Ricardo Araya, MRCPsych, PhD, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK Yoav Ben Shlomo, Bsc, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FFPH, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK Vivette Glover, MA, PhD, DSC, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, UK Thomas G O Connor, PhD, Wynne Center for Family Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA Kieran J O Donnell, PhD, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada Rebecca Pearson, PhD, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
    Br J Psychiatry 204:137-43. 2014
    ..The cortisol awakening response may be a more stable measure of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and potentially of stress reactivity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress and limbic-prefrontal white matter microstructure in children aged 6-9 years: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging study
    Sagari Sarkar
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 15:346-52. 2014
    ..One potential candidate for modulating brain development is maternal prenatal stress. We provide the first prospective study of prenatal stress and white matter microstructure in children...
  39. doi request reprint An experimental test of differential susceptibility to parenting among emotionally-dysregulated children in a randomized controlled trial for oppositional behavior
    Stephen Scott
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry and National Academy for Parenting Research, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:1184-93. 2012
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  40. ncbi request reprint Behavior patterns associated with institutional deprivation: a study of children adopted from Romania
    Celia Beckett
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:297-303. 2002
    ..The primary factor affecting the prevalence and persistence of the behaviors was the length of time the children had spent in institutional deprivation...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. 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
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  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Observational procedures and psychopathology in young children
    Charles H Zeanah
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:611-3. 2008
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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
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Research Grants9

  1. Persisting Effects of Prenatal Anxiety on Child Outcomes
    THOMAS O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Prenatal Anxiety and its Effects on Child Development
    THOMAS O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, the detailed focus on immune function means that these observations will extend this research well beyond mental health, and may illuminate further the mechanisms by which early stress exposure influences psyche and soma. ..
  3. Persisting Effects of Prenatal Anxiety on Child Outcomes
    THOMAS O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Prenatal Anxiety and its Effects on Child Development
    THOMAS O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the detailed focus on immune function means that these observations will extend this research well beyond mental health, and may illuminate further the mechanisms by which early stress exposure influences psyche and soma. ..
  5. Persisting Effects of Prenatal Anxiety on Child Outcomes
    THOMAS O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Prenatal Anxiety and its Effects on Child Development
    THOMAS G O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, the detailed focus on immune function means that these observations will extend this research well beyond mental health, and may illuminate further the mechanisms by which early stress exposure influences psyche and soma. ..
  7. Persisting Effects of Prenatal Anxiety on Child Outcomes
    THOMAS G O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....