Peer-reviewed Scientific Publications


  1. Laplante, D. P., Hart, K. J., O’Hara, M. W., Brunet, A., & King, S. (2018). Prenatal maternal stress is associated with toddler cognitive functioning: The Iowa Flood Study. Early Human Development, 116, 84-92 
  2. Kroska, E. B., O’Hara, M. W., Elgbeili, G., Hart, K. J., Laplante, D. P., Dancause, K. N., & King, S. (2018). The impact of maternal flood-related stress and social support on offspring weight in early childhood. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 21, 225-233
  3. 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
  4. Brock, R.L., O'Hara M.W., Hart, K.J., McCabe-Beane, J.E.,  Williamson, J.A., Brunet, A., Laplante, D.P., Yu, C., & King, S. (2015). Peritraumatic Distress Mediates the Effect of Severity of Disaster Exposure on Perinatal Depression: The Iowa Flood Study. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 515-522. DOI: 10.1002/jts.22056
  5. 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, Article ID 570541
  6. 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, 832-843 Supplemental material:
  7. 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 support. Comprehensive Psychology, 2(11), 1-14doi:10.2466/10.21.CP.2.11
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