W Thomas Boyce
Affiliation: University of California
- Associations between physiological reactivity and children's behavior: advantages of a multisystem approachAmy M Bauer
Division of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:102-13. 2002..It is proposed that substantial advances can be made by investigating patterns of physiological responses among multiple, concurrent systems rather than individual response systems...
- The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. I: exploring the "head waters" of early life morbiditiesW Thomas Boyce
Institute of Human Development and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:580-7. 2002..To present the conceptual and methodological backgrounds for development of the MacArthur Assessment Battery for Middle Childhood and one of its constituent instruments, the MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire (HBQ)...
- Biological sensitivity to context: I. An evolutionary-developmental theory of the origins and functions of stress reactivityW Thomas Boyce
Institute of Human Development, School of Public Health, Public Health CHHD U90, 570 University Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
Dev Psychopathol 17:271-301. 2005....
- Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetriesW Thomas Boyce
Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002..Taken together, these findings suggest that asymmetries in TM temperatures could be associated with behavior problems that signal risk for developmental psychopathology...
- Social stratification, health, and violence in the very youngW Thomas Boyce
School of Public Health, Institute of Human Development, University of California, 570 University Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:47-68. 2004....
- Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of ageAbbey Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:668-77. 2011..This study describes the developmental changes and individual stability in autonomic nervous system (ANS) resting and challenge responses for a cohort of primarily Latino, low-income children during the first 5 years of life...
- Differentiating challenge reactivity from psychomotor activity in studies of children's psychophysiology: considerations for theory and measurementNicole R Bush
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Exp Child Psychol 110:62-79. 2011..Findings demonstrate the importance of accounting for confounding psychomotor activity effects on physiological reactivity...
- The impact of maternal depression and overcrowded housing on associations between autonomic nervous system reactivity and externalizing behavior problems in vulnerable Latino childrenSara F Waters
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Psychophysiology 53:97-104. 2016..These findings extend our understanding of the interaction of physiology and context on child outcomes to the understudied population of impoverished Latino families...
- Smile intensity and warm touch as thin slices of child and family affective styleChristopher Oveis
University of California, Department of Psychology, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
Emotion 9:544-8. 2009..These results highlight the utility of thin slices of smiling and touch as indicators of child and family affective style...
- Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhoodW Thomas Boyce
School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006..To study how early father involvement and children's biobehavioral sensitivity to social contexts interactively predict mental health symptoms in middle childhood...
- The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infantsAbbey Alkon
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
Dev Psychobiol 48:197-208. 2006..Findings suggest that although infants' autonomic responses show developmental changes, individuals' rank order is stable from 6 to 12 months of age...
- Kindergarten stressors and cumulative adrenocortical activation: the "first straws" of allostatic load?Nicole R Bush
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Dev Psychopathol 23:1089-106. 2011..Moreover, findings suggested that analyses of allostatic load and developmental theories accounting for its accrual would benefit from an inclusion of curvilinear associations in tested predictive models...
- Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawalJodi A Quas
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
Dev Psychobiol 48:686-702. 2006....
- Maternal prenatal and child organophosphate pesticide exposures and children's autonomic functionLesliam Quirós-Alcalá
Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Neurotoxicology 32:646-55. 2011..We hypothesized that children with high OP levels would show parasympathetic activation and no sympathetic activation during rest and concomitant parasympathetic and sympathetic activation during challenging conditions...
- Socioeconomic predictors of health and development in middle childhood: variations by socioeconomic status measure and raceAmani M Nuru-Jeter
University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 33:59-81. 2010..We explore these associations in a small exploratory study designed to examine associations between SES and child developmental outcomes in middle childhood...
- Rethinking what is important: biologic versus social predictors of childhood health and educational outcomesDouglas P Jutte
School of Public Health, Division of Community Health and Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
Epidemiology 21:314-23. 2010..We examined the relative importance of early social and biologic risk factors in predicting poor health and educational outcomes in children...
- Physiological reactivity, social support, and memory in early childhoodJodi A Quas
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697 7085, USA
Child Dev 75:797-814. 2004..Results question traditional conceptualizations of reactivity as a risk factor and instead suggest that reactivity may only confer risk in certain environmental contexts...
- Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young childrenAbbey Alkon
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
Dev Psychobiol 42:64-78. 2003..The studies' findings offer guidelines for future research on autonomic reactivity in middle childhood and support the feasibility of examining sympathetic and parasympathetic responses to challenge in 3- to 8-year-old children...
- Daytime secretion of salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase in preschool-aged children with autism and typically developing childrenSharon A Kidd
School of Public Health, University of California, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 42:2648-58. 2012..Important differences were observed in cortisol and sAA variability between AUT and TYP. There was also a graded response among AUT by functional status--cortisol and sAA secretion levels were higher when IQ was lower...
- Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell diseaseSarah R Pearson
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
Clin Auton Res 15:400-7. 2005..Individual differences in autonomic reactivity may offer a new, biologically plausible account for observed variation in painful episodes, other physical complications and behavioral symptoms among children with sickle cell disease...
- Differential Susceptibility of the Developing Brain to Contextual Adversity and StressW Thomas Boyce
Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 41:142-62. 2016..It concludes with the assertion that differential susceptibility is inherently grounded within processes of biological moderation, the complexities of which are at present only partially understood. ..
- Socioeconomic disparities affect prefrontal function in childrenMark M Kishiyama
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 21:1106-15. 2009..Targeting specific prefrontal processes affected by socioeconomic disparity could be helpful in developing intervention programs for LSES children...
- Socioeconomic Disparities in Childhood Obesity Risk: Association With an Oxytocin Receptor PolymorphismNicole R Bush
Center for Health and Community, Weill Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco2Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
JAMA Pediatr 171:61-67. 2017..Recent animal literature and burgeoning human research suggest that the hormone oxytocin (OT) may be important for metabolic regulation. To date, this association has not been examined in children...
- Family adversity and autonomic reactivity association with immune changes in HIV-affected school childrenMelanie R Thomas
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Psychosom Med 75:557-65. 2013..To explore whether primary school entry is associated with changes in immune system parameters in HIV-affected children. HIV-affected children are vulnerable to psychosocial stressors, regardless of their own HIV serological status...
- Predictors of children's cortisol activation during the transition to kindergartenJodi A Quas
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:304-13. 2002..Results provide new insight into experiential and individual-difference factors that predict children's physiological reactivity and self-regulation during times of transition and potential stress...
- Exploring risk factors for the emergence of children's mental health problemsMarilyn J Essex
Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison 53719, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1246-56. 2006..Exploratory studies that generate testable models of how risk factors for childhood mental health problems work together over time are critical for developing effective prevention and treatment strategies...
- A new approach to integrating data from multiple informants in psychiatric assessment and research: mixing and matching contexts and perspectivesHelena C Kraemer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 4012 Quarry Road, MC 5717, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Am J Psychiatry 160:1566-77. 2003..This report proposes a theory to explain observed patterns of interinformant discordance and suggests a new approach to using data from multiple informants to measure characteristics of interest...
- The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. II: developing the Macarthur health and Behavior QuestionnaireMarilyn J Essex
Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:588-603. 2002..1) To evaluate the psychometric properties of the MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire (HBQ) in two studies of 4- to 8-year-old children and (2) to explore the empirical and theoretical implications of HBQ-based study findings...
- School bullying and youth violence: causes or consequences of psychopathologic behavior?Young Shin Kim
Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 130 S Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1035-41. 2006..Previous studies have failed to garner causal evidence in either direction, largely because of methodologic constraints such as cross-sectional study designs, shared method variance, and analytic shortfalls...
- Biological sensitivity to context: II. Empirical explorations of an evolutionary-developmental theoryBruce J Ellis
Division of Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona, PO Box 210033, Tucson, AZ 85721 033, USA
Dev Psychopathol 17:303-28. 2005....
- Adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use: the influence of neighborhood disorder and hopeNance Wilson
Developmental Studies Center, Oakland, California, USA
Am J Health Promot 20:11-9. 2005..To investigate relationships between adolescents' current alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use; perceptions of neighborhood disorder; and sense of hope...
- Does elementary school alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use increase middle school risk?Nance Wilson
Developmental Studies Center, Oakland, California, USA
J Adolesc Health 30:442-7. 2002..To assess whether alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use in elementary school may have serious implications for continued ATOD use in middle school and beyond...
- Socioeconomic differences in children's health: how and why do these relationships change with age?Edith Chen
Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
Psychol Bull 128:295-329. 2002..Finally, the authors proposed a developmental approach to exploring mechanisms that link SES and child health...