This book examines the landscape for using integrated datasets to inform child welfare system efforts.
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Doan, professor of theatre at Penn State and director of the University’s Arts & Design Research Incubator (ADRI), is collaborating on the project with principal investigator Sarah Myruski, assistant research professor of psychology and associate director of the Emotion Development Lab, and lab director Kristin Buss, professor of psychology and human development and family studies.
An evaluative review of the field of prenatal substance exposure, with a focus on neurobiological and behavioral outcomes from infancy to young adulthood.
"In this paper, we aim to examine whether fluctuations in daily affect of both parents and adolescents are related to adolescents' and parents' perceptions of parenting and discrepancies between them."
Nausea, headaches and difficulty concentrating are just a few of the hangover symptoms that can besiege young adults who drink alcohol to excess.
Dr. Martha Wadsworth steps in as associate director of PACT.
A new economic analysis has linked, for the first time, conduct problems among kindergarten students with significant costs to society in terms of crime and associated medical expenses and lost productivity when they are adults.
More than 50 students, staff, and faculty participated in Penn State’s first ever Open Science Bootcamp August 9-11, 2023.
Shana Ratcliff is an SRCD Federal Executive Branch Fellow in the Office of Head Start (OHS) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Secondhand tobacco smoke continues to be a major source of indoor air pollution that causes more than 41,000 nonsmoking adults to die every year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This study aimed to describe staff perceptions about the feasibility, utility, and potential for distress associated with trauma screening.
Child maltreatment — which includes physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect — affects at least 12% of children under 18 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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"The goal of the current paper is to provide clinical child and adolescent psychologists a guide to the complexity of child maltreatment research and to suggest possible solutions to navigate the challenges associated with research on child maltreatment."
Miglena's winning poster is titled, “Profiles of Co-occurring Internalizing and Externalizing Problems and Adolescent Substance Use.”
"The current study examined two epigenic age acceleration clocks appropriate for the pediatric population, the Horvath and Pediatric Buccal Epigenetic (PedBE) clocks, and their associations with depressive and anxiety symptom severity following child maltreatment."
"Results highlight the complex, bidirectional associations in maternal-infant dyads during the first two years of life, and the importance of considering the co-development of infant reactivity and regulatory processes in the context of maternal internalizing symptoms."
Chad E. Shenk, associate professor of human development and family studies and associate professor of pediatrics, has edited a new book as part of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network book series.
"This study offers a new measure targeting the assessment of parental perceptions, behaviors, and regulation around parent and child screen-based device use."
Genetics play a significant role in how children respond to their adoptive families’ parenting style, according to a new study published by a multi-university team of researchers that includes Jenae Neiderhiser, Penn State distinguished professor of psychology and human development and family studies.
The College of Health and Human Development has announced that Max Crowley, professor of human development and family studies and public policy, has been appointed director of Penn State's Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center (PRC), beginning Aug. 15.
Findings offer contributions to research on maternal discipline and warmth and their relation to children's early emotional and behavioral regulation.
A new $3.3 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) will enable a team of researchers at Penn State to study specific characteristics of individuals with Down syndrome that contribute to swallowing and speech outcomes with the goal of developing interventions tailored to the needs of this population.
"We sought to understand how BI may change over time as a function of the child's genetic and environmental risk for psychopathology, and their interaction."