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2022

  1. Pages, N., Gorgui, J., Tchuente, V., Zhao, J-P., Wang, C., Wang, X., Lacasse, A., Coté, S., King, S., Muanda, F., Mufike, Y., Boucoiran, I., Nuyt, A.M., Quach, C., Ferreira, E., Kaul, P., Winquist, B., O’Donnell, K.J., Eltonsy, S., Chateau, D., Hanley, G.E., Oberlander, T., Kassai, B., Mainbourg, S., Bernatsky, S., Vinet, E., Brodeur-Doucet, A., Demers, J., Richébé, P., Zaphiratos, V., & Berard, A.. (2022) The COVID-19 Impact on Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy: A Comparison Between Canada and China within the CONCEPTION study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 12386. https://doi.org/10.3390/ ijerph191912386
  2. Ambeskovic, M., Laplante, D.P., Kenney, T., Elgbeili, G., Beaumier, P., Azat, N., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., King, S., & Metz, G.A.S.. (2022) Elemental analysis of hair provides biomarkers of maternal hardship linked to adverse behavioural outcomes in 4-year-old children: The QF2011 Queensland Flood. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 73(2022) 127036. doi.org/10.1016/j.jtemb.2022.127036
  3. Di Paolo, A.L., King, S., McLean M.A., Lequertier, Elgbeili, G., Kildea, S., & Dahlen, H. G. (2022). Prenatal stress from the COVID-19 pandemic predicts maternal postpartum anxiety as moderated by psychological factors: The Australian BITTOC Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 314, 68-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2022.06.055
  4. Lequertier, B., McLean, M.A., Kildea, S., King, S., Keedle, H., Gao, Y., Boyle, J.A., Agho, K., Dahlen, H.G. (2022). Perinatal depression in Australian women during the COVID-19 pandemic: The Birth in the Time of COVID-19 (BITTOC) Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19, 5062 https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19095062
  5. Bérard, A., Gorgui, J., Tchuente, V., Lacasse, A., Gomez, Y-H., Côté, S., King, S. et al. (2022) The COVID-19 pandemic impacted maternal mental health differently depending on pregnancy status and trimester of gestation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 2926. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19052926
  6. Paquin V, Elgbeili1 G, Munden J, Ciampi A, King S. (2022) Conditional associations between childhood cat ownership and psychotic experiences in adulthood: a retrospective study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 148, 197-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.01.058
  7. Li, X., Laplante, D.P., Paquin, V., Lafortune, S., Elgbeili, G. & King, S. (2022) Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for perinatal maternal depression, anxiety and stress: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clinical Psychology Review, 92, 102129 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2022.102129
  8. Veru, F., MacDonald, K., Malla, A., Pruessner, M., King, S., Joober, R., Shah, J., & Iyer, S.N. (2022). The effects of childhood adversity on treatment delays and its components in first-episode psychosis. Psychiatry Research, 308, 114341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.114341

2021

  1. Ahmed, A., King, S., Elgbeili, G. Laplante, D.P., & Yang, S. (2021) Effects of maternal exposure to acute stress on birth outcomes: A quasi-experiment study. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1017/S2040174421000611
  2. Lafortune, S., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili1, G., Li, X., Lebel, S., Dagenais, C., & King, S. (2021) Effect of natural disaster-related prenatal maternal stress on child development and health: A meta-analytic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(6) 8332. Special issue on Prenatal Stress, Health Behaviors and Child Development. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18168332
  3. Cao-Lei, L., Yogendran, S., Dufoix, R., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P. & King, S. (2021) Prenatal maternal stress from a natural disaster and hippocampal volumes: Gene-by-Environment Interactions in young adolescents from Project Ice Storm. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience (special issue on Gene and Environment Interactions in Neurodevelopmental Disorders). 15, 706660 doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2021.706660
  4. Hyde, A., Verstraeten, B.S.E., Olson, J.K., King, S., Brémault-Phillips, S., Olson, D.M. (2021) The Fort McMurray Mommy Baby Study: A protocol to reduce maternal stress due to the 2016 Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada wildfires. Frontiers in Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.601375
  5. Paquin, V., Lapierre, M., Veru, F. & King, S. (2021) Early upheaval and the risk for schizophrenia. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. 17:285-311. Online February 5, 2021.
    doi: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-081219-103805
  6. Pruessner, M., King, S., Veru, F., Schalinski, I., Vracotas, N., Jordan, G., Lepage, M., Iyer, S., Malla, A., Shah, J., Joober, R. (2021). Impact of childhood trauma on positive and negative symptom remission in first episode psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 231: 82-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2021.02.023
  7. Paquin, V., Bick, J., Lipschutz, R., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Biekman, B., Brunet, A., King S., Olson, D., (2021). Unexpected effects of expressive writing on post-disaster distress in the Hurricane Harvey Study: a randomized controlled trial in perinatal women. Psychological Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S003329172100074X
  8. Paquin, V., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2021). Positive cognitive appraisal “buffers” the long-term effect of peritraumatic distress on maternal anxiety: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 278, 5-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.09.041

2020

  1. Verstraeten, B.S.E, Elgbeili, G., Hyde, A., King, S., and Olson, D.M. (2020) Maternal mental health after a wildfire: Effects of social support in the Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Study. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 66(8) https://doi.org/10.1177/0706743720970859
  2. McLean, M.A., Cobham, V.E., Simcock, G., Lequertier, B., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2020). Childhood anxiety: Prenatal maternal stress and parenting in the QF2011 cohort. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-020-01024-2
  3. Miller, M.L., Williams, B.W., McCabe-Beane, J.E., J. Williamson, A., King, S., Laplante, D.P., Hart, K. J., & O’Hara, M.W. (2020). Perinatal anxiety and depressive symptoms and perception of child behavior and temperament in early motherhood. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S2040174420000781
  4. McLean, M.A., Simcock, G., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Kildea, S, Hurrion, E., Lequertier, B., Cobham, V.E., & King, S (2020). Disaster-related prenatal maternal stress, and childhood HPA-axis regulation and anxiety: the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 118, August 2020, 104716. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104716
  5. Paquin, V., Lemire, M., & King, S. (2020). Ecosystem approaches to the risk for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 220, p. 278-280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2020.03.057
  6. Chen, T., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Brunet, A., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2020) Coping during pregnancy following exposure to a natural disaster: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 273, 341-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.03.165
  7. Yong Ping, E., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Brunet, A. & King, S. (2020) Disaster-related prenatal maternal stress predicts HPA reactivity and psychopathology in adolescent offspring: Project Ice Storm. Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 117. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104697
  8. Van den Bergh, B.R.H., van den Heuvel, M.I., Lahti, M., Braeken, M., de Rooij, S.R., Entringer, S., Hoyer, D., Roseboom, T., Räikkönen, King, S., and Schwab, M. (2020). Prenatal developmental origins of behavior and mental health: the influence of maternal stress in pregnancy. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. Online 28 July 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.07.003
  9. Cao-Lei, L., De Rooij, S.R., King, S., Matthews, S.G., Metz, G.A.S., Roseboom, T.J., Szyf, M. (2020). Prenatal Stress and Epigenetics. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 117, 198 – 210. Online 18 May 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.05.016

2019

  1. Kingston, D., Mughal, M.K., Arshad, M., Kovalchuk, I., Metz, G.A., Wynne-Edwards, K., King, S., Aitchison, K., Jiang, S., Postovit, L., Wajid, A., McDonald, S., Slater, D.M., Tough, S.C., and Arnold, P., (2019). Prediction and Understanding of Resilience in Albertan Families: Longitudinal study of disaster responses (PURLS) – Protocol. Frontiers in Psychiatry, October 31, 2019 https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00729
  2. McLean, M., Cobham, V.E., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2019) Toddler temperament mediates the effect of prenatal maternal stress on childhood anxiety symptomatology: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(11). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16111998
  3. Seitz, R., Vracotas, N., Bechard-Evans, L., King, S., Abadi, S., Joober, R., Shah, J.L., Malla, A.K., & Pruessner, M. (2019). The Trier Social Stress Test in first episode psychosis patients: Impact of perceived stress, protective factors, and childhood trauma. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 105, 155-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.01.010.
  4. Simcock, G., Cobham, V.E., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Kildea, S., Gruber, R., & King, S.. (2019) A cross-lagged panel analysis of children’s sleep, attention, and mood in a prenatally stressed cohort: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 255: 96-104.
  5. Lequertier, B., Simcock, G., Cobham, V.E., Kildea, S. & King, S. (2019) Infant Behavior and Competence Following Prenatal Exposure to a Natural Disaster: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Infancy, 24 (3), 411-432.
  6. Mohammadzadeh, A., Azadi, S., King, S., Khosravani, V., & Basta, F.S. (2019). Childhood trauma and the likelihood of increased suicidal risk in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 275; 100-107 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2019.03.023
  7. Cao-Lei, L., Elgbeili, G., Szyf, M., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2019). Differential genome-wide DNA methylation patterns in childhood obesity. BMC Research Notes, 12, 174. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-019-4189-0
  8. Jones, S.L., Dufoix, R., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Patel, R., Chakravarty, M.M., King, S., Pruessner, J.C. (2019). Larger amygdala volume mediates the association between prenatal maternal stress and higher levels of externalizing behaviors: Sex specific effects in Project Ice Storm. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13, 144. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00144

2018

  1. Nguyen, T.V., Jones, S.L., Elgbeili, G., Monnier, P., Yu, C., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2018). Testosterone-cortisol dissociation in children exposed to prenatal maternal stress, and relationship with aggression: Project Ice Storm. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 981-994. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579418000652.
  2. Paxman, E.J., Boora, N.S., Kiss, D., Laplante, D.P., King, S., Montina, T., & Metz, G.A.S.. (2018). Prenatal maternal stress from a natural disaster alters urinary metabolomic profiles in Project Ice Storm participants. Scientific Reports, 8, 12932. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-31230-x
  3. Cao-Lei, L., Dancause, K.N., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Szyf, M., & King, S. (2018). DNA methylation mediates the effect of maternal cognitive appraisal of a disaster in pregnancy on the child’s C-peptide secretion in adolescence: Project Ice Storm. PLoS ONE. 13(2): e0192199. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192199

2017

  1. Duchesne, A., Liu, A., Jones, S. L., Laplante, D. P., & King, S. (2017). Childhood body mass index at 5.5 years mediates the effect of prenatal maternal stress on daughters’ age at menarche: Project Ice Storm - ERRATUM. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 8(3):382. 
  2. Duchesne, A., Liu, A., Jones, S. L., Laplante, D. P., & King, S. (2017). Childhood body mass index at 5.5 years mediates the effect of prenatal maternal stress on daughters’ age at menarche: Project Ice Storm. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 8(2), 168-177. doi:10.1017/S2040174416000726

2016

  1. Cao-Lei, L., De Rooij, S.R., King, S., Matthews, S.G., Metz, G.A.S., Roseboom, T.J., Szyf, M. (2016). Prenatal stress and epigenetics. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.05.016
  2. Cao-Lei, L., Dancause, K.N., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Szyf, M., & King, S. (2016) Pregnant women’s cognitive appraisal of a natural disaster affects their children’s BMI and central adiposity via DNA methylation: Project Ice Storm. Early Human Development, 103, 189-192. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2016.09.013
  3. Cao-Lei, L., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2016). Prenatal Maternal Stress and Epigenetic: Review of the Human Research. Current Molecular Biology Reports, 2(1), 16-25. ​https://doi.org/10.1007/s40610-016-0030-x
  4. Cao-Lei, L., Veru, F., Elgbeili, G., Szyf, M., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2016). DNA methylation mediates the effect of exposure to prenatal maternal stress on cytokine production in children at age 13½ years: Project Ice Storm. Clinical Epigenetics, 54(8). doi: 10.1186/s13148-016-0219-0
  5. Liu, G. T., Dancause, K. N., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2016). Disaster-related prenatal maternal stress explains increasing amounts of variance in body composition through childhood and adolescence: Project Ice Storm. Environmental Research, 150, 1-7.  doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.04.039
  6. Laplante, D. P., Brunet, A., & King, S. (2016). The effects of maternal stress and illness during pregnancy on infant temperament: Project Ice Storm. Pediatric Research, 1–7. doi:10.1038/pr.2015.177

2015

  1. Cao-Lei, L., Dancause, K. N., Elgbeili, G., Massart, R., Szyf, M., Liu, A., Laplante, D.P, & King, S. (2015). DNA methylation mediates the impact of exposure to prenatal maternal stress on BMI and central adiposity in children at age 13½ years: Project Ice Storm. Epigenetics, 10(8), 749–761. doi: 10.1080/15592294.2015.1063771
  2. St-Hilaire, A., Steiger, H., Liu, A., Laplante, D. P., Thaler, L., Magill, T., & King, S. (2015). A prospective study of effects of prenatal maternal stress on later eating-disorder manifestations in affected offspring: Preliminary indications based on the project ice storm cohort. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 48(5), 512–516. doi: 10.1002/eat.22391
  3. 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. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.03.016
  4. 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. doi:10.1038/tp.2015.13

2014

  1. 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). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107653
  2. 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. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.04.034i
  3. 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. doi:10.1155/2014/201717
  4. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21085
  5. Veru, F., Laplante, D.P., Luheshi, G., & King, S. (2014). Prenatal maternal stress exposure and immune function in the offspringStress, 17(2), 133-148. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2013.876404

2013

  1. 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. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2013.06.006

2012

  1. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdrc.21026
  2. 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. Pediatric Research, 71(1), 126-31. doi:10.1038/pr.2011.18
  3. 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. doi:10.1002/ajpa.22117

2011

  1. Dancause, K. N., Laplante, D., et al. (2011). Disaster-related prenatal maternal stress influences birth outcomes: Project Ice StormEarly Human Development, 87, 813-820. doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2011.06.007

2010

  1. Charil, A., Laplante, D. P., Vaillancourt, C., King, S., (2010). Prenatal Stress and Brain Development. Brain Research Reviews, 65, 56-79. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresrev.2010.06.002

2009

  1. 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.  doi: 10.1017/S0954579409000364

2008

  1. 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. https://doi.org/10.1097/CHI.0b013e31817eec80

2007

  1. 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7078.2007.tb00234.x

     

2005

  1. 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. doi:10.1080/10253890500108391

2004

  1. Laplante, D.P., Barr, R.G., Brunet, A., Galbaud du Fort, G., Meaney, M., Saucier, J.-F., Zelazo, P.R., & King, S. (2004). " Stress during pregnancy affects general intellectual and language functioning in human toddlersPediatric Research, 56(3), 400-410. doi: 10.1203/01.PDR.0000136281.34035.44

2003

  1. 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. doi: 10.1177/070674370304800111
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