Ellen van der Plas
Affiliation: University of Iowa
- Height, BMI, and pituitary volume in individuals with and without isolated cleft lip and/or palateEllen van der Plas
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Pediatr Res 71:612-8. 2012..Individuals with isolated cleft lip and/or palate (ICLP) are often reported to be of shorter stature relative to peers, and the objective of this study was to explore the role of the pituitary in relationship to growth...
- Amygdala volume correlates positively with fearfulness in normal healthy girlsEllen A A van der Plas
University of Iowa Neuroscience Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, W285 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:424-31. 2010..Given the role of enlarged amygdala volume in pathology, these findings may indicate that variation in amygdala morphology marks susceptibility to internalizing disorders...
- Effects of unilateral clefts on brain structureEllen van der Plas
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, W278 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:763-8. 2010..To evaluate potential abnormalities in brain structure of children and adolescents with unilateral clefts...
- Social motivation in individuals with isolated cleft lip and palateEllen van der Plas
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:489-500. 2013..This study suggests that current views on social isolation in ICLP may need to be reconsidered to include the possibility that isolation in this population may be the direct result of reduced social motivation...