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Yong Ping, E., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Hillerer, K.M., Brunet, A., O'Hara, M.W., & King, S. (2015). Prenatal maternal stress predicts stress reactivity at 2½ years of age: the Iowa flood study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 56, 62-78

Veru, F., Dancause, K.N., Laplante, D.P., King, S., & Luheshi, G. (2015). Prenatal maternal stress predicts reductions in CD4+ lymphocytes, increases in innate-derived cytokines and a Th2 shift in adolescents: Project Ice StormPhysiology & Behavior, 144, 137-145.

Cao-Lei, L., Elgbeili, E., Massart, R., Laplante, D.P., Szyfm M., & King, S. (2015). Pregnant women’s cognitive appraisal of a natural disaster affects DNA methylation in their children 13 years later: Project Ice Storm. Translational Psychiatry, 5, e515. 

Dancause, K.N., Laplante, D.P., Hart, K.J., O'Hara, M.W., Elgbeili, G., Brunet, A., & King, S. (2015). Prenatal stress due to a natural disaster predicts adiposity in childhood: the Iowa flood study. Journal of Obesity, 2015, 1-10.

Cao-Lei, L., Massart, R., Suderman, M.J., Machnes, Z., Elgbeili, E., Laplante, D.P., Szyfm M., & King, S. (2014). DNA methylation signatures triggered by prenatal maternal stress exposure to a natural disaster: project ice storm. PLOS ONE, 9(9). 

Brock, R.L., O'Hara M.W., Hart, K.J., McCabe, J.E., Williamson, J.A., Laplante, D.P., Yu, C., & King, S. (2014). Partner support and maternal depression in the context of the Iowa floods. Journal of Family Psychology, 28(6), 832-843.

Walder, J.D., Laplante, D.P., Sousa-Pires, A., Veru, F., Brunet, A., & King, S. (2014). Prenatal maternal stress predicts autism traits in 6½ year-old children: Project Ice StormPsychiatry Research, 219(2), 353-360. 

Turcotte-Tremblay, A.M., Lim, R., Laplante, D.P., Kobzik, L., Brunet, A., & King, S. (2014). Prenatal maternal stress predicts childhood asthma in girls: project ice stormBioMed Research International, 2014, 1-10.

Cao, X., Laplante, D.P., Brunet, A., Ciampi, A., & King, S. (2014). Prenatal maternal stress affects motor function in 5 1/2-year-old children: project ice stormDevelopmental Psychobiology, 56, 117-125.

Veru, F., Laplante, D.P., Luheshi, G., & King, S. (2014). Prenatal maternal stress exposure and immune function in the offspringStress, 17(2), 133-148

Williamson, J.A., McCabe, J., O'Hara, M.W., Hart, K., Laplante, D.P., & King, S. (2013). Parenting stress in early motherhood: stress spillover and social supportComprehensive Psychology, 2(11), 1-14

Dancause, KN, Veru, F, Andersen, RE, Laplante, DP, & King, S (2013). Prenatal stress due to a natural disaster predicts insulin secretion in adolescence. Early Human Development, 89, 773-776.

King, S., Dancause, K., Turcotte-Tremblay, A.M., Veru, F., & Laplante, D.P. (2012). Using natural disasters to study the effects of prenatal maternal stress on child health and developmnet. Birth Defects Research, 96, 273-288.

Dancause KN, Laplante DP, Fraser S, Brunet A, Ciampi A, Schmitz N, King S (2012) Prenatal exposure to a natural disaster increases risk for obesity in 5½ year old children. Pediatr Res, 71(1), 126-31.

Dancause KN, Cao X, Veru F, Xu Z, Hong H, Yu C, Laplante DP, Walker CD, King S (2012) Prenatal and early postnatal stress exposure influences long bone length and asymmetry in adult rat offspring. Am J Phys Anth, 149(2), 307-11.

Dancause, K. N., Laplante, D., et al. (2011). Disaster-related prenatal maternal stress influences birth outcomes: Project Ice StormEarly Human Development, 87, 813-820.

Charil, A., Laplante, D. P., Vaillancourt, C., King, S., (2010). Prenatal Stress and Brain Development. Brain Research Reviews, 65, 56-79.

King, S., Mancini-Marïe, A., Brunet, A., Walker, E. F., Meaney, M.J., Laplante, D.P., (2009). Prenatal maternal stress from a natural disaster predicts dermatoglyphic asymmetry in humans. Development & Psychopathology, 21(2),343-53.

Laplante, D.P., Brunet, A., Schmitz, N., Ciampi, A. King, S., (2008). Project Ice Storm: Prenatal Maternal Stress Affects Cognitive and Linguistic Functioning in 5 ½ Year Old Children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47(9), 1063 - 1072.

Laplante, D. P., Zelazo, P.R. et al. (2007). Functional play at 2 years of age: Effects of prenatal maternal stress Infancy 12(1), 69-93.

King, S. and Laplante, D. P. (2005). " The effects of prenatal maternal stress on children's cognitive development: Project Ice Storm. Stress-the International Journal on the Biology of Stress, 8(1), 35-45.

Laplante, D. P., Barr, R. G. et al. (2004). " Stress during pregnancy affects general intellectual and language functioning in human toddlersPediatric Research, 56(3), 400-410.

Brunet, A., St-Hilaire, A., Jehel, L. & King, S. (2003) Validation of a French version of the Impact of Event Scale Revised. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 48(1), 56-61.