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Typical Development

Temperament, Anxiety, and Psychophysiology: Studies of Children and Adults

 

Poole, K.L., Van Lieshout, R.J., McHolm, A.E., Cunningham, C.E., & Schmidt, L.A. (Accepted pending minor revisions).  Trajectories of social anxiety in children: Influence of child cortisol reactivity and parental social anxiety. 

 

Poole, K.L., Jetha, M.K., & Schmidt, L.A. (2017).  Linking child temperament, physiology, and adult personality:  Relations among retrospective inhibition, salivary cortisol, and shyness.  Personality and Individual Differences, 113, 68-73.

 

Schmidt, L.A., Tang, A., Day, K.L., Lahat, A., Boyle, M.H., Saigal, S., & Van Lieshout, R.J. (2017). Personality development within a generational context:  Life course outcomes of shy children.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 48, 632-641.

 

Tsui, T.Y.L., Lahat, L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2017).  Linking temperamental shyness and social anxiety in childhood and adolescence: Moderating influences of age and sex.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 48, 778-785.

 

Tang, A., Beaton, E.A., Tatham, E., Schulkin, J., Hall, G.B., & Schmidt, L.A. (2016).  Processing of different types of social threat inshyness: Preliminary findings of distinct functional neural connectivity.  Social Neuroscience, 11, 15-37.

  

Tang, A., Santesso, D.L., Segalowitz, S.J., & Schmidt, L.A. (2016).  Distinguishing shyness and sociability in children:  An event-related potential study.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 291-311.

 

Tang, A., Santesso, D.L., Segalowitz, S.J., Schulkin, J., & Schmidt, L.A. (2016).  Distinguishing shyness and sociability in adults:  An event-related electrocortical-neuroendocrine study.  Biological Psychology, 119, 200-209. 

 

Temperament, Anxiety, and Psychophysiology:  Studies Using Ecologically Salient Contexts

 

Xu, R.Y., Chow, C.H.T., Poole, K.L., Moffat, G., Van Lieshout, R.J., Buckley, N., & Schmidt, L.A. (Under review).Stability of children’s anterior brain activity while preparing to undergo surgery.

 

Chow, C.H.T.,, Nejati, N., Poole, K.L., Van Lieshout, R.J., Buckley, N., & Schmidt, L.A. (2017). Children’s shyness in a surgical setting.  Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 26, 190-197.

 

Chow, C., Van Lieshout, R.J., Schmidt, L.A., & Buckley, N. (2017).  Tablet-based intervention for reducing children’s preoperative anxiety: A pilot study.  Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 38, 409-416.

 

Chow, C., Van Lieshout, R.J., & Buckley, N. & Schmidt, L.A. (2016).  Children's Preoperative Multidimensional Anxiety Scale (CPMAS): Development and validation.  Psychological Assessment, 28, 1101-1109.

 

Atypical Development

Adults and Children Exposed to Pre and Postnatal Adversity

Studies of Extremely Low Birth Weight Adult Survivors (< 1000 grams):

Van Lieshout, R.J., Boyle, M.H., Favotto, L., Krzeczkowski, J.E., Savoy, C., Saigal, S., Morrison, K.M., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Impact of extremely low birth weight status on risk and resilience for depression and anxiety in adulthood.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

 

Gao, X., Lahat, A., Maurer, D., Savoy, C., Van Lieshout, R.J., Boyle, M.H., Saigal, S., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press).  Sensitivity to facial expressions among extremely low birth weight survivors in their 30s.  Developmental Psychobiology.

 

Lahat, A., Van Lieshout, R.J., Mathewson, K.J.,MacKillop, J., Saigal, S., Morrison, K.M., Boyle, M.H., & Schmidt, L.A. (2017).  Extremely low birth weight babies grown up: Gene-environment interaction predicts internalizing problems in the 3rd and 4th decades of life.  Development and Psychopathology, 29, 837-843.

 

Saigal, S., Day, K.L., Van Lieshout, R.J., Schmidt, L.A., Morrison, K.M., & Boyle, M.H. (2016). Health, wealth, social integration, and sexuality of extremely low-birth-weight prematurely born adults in the fourth decade of life.  Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA Pediatrics, 170, 678-686.

 

Van Lieshout, R.J., Boyle, M.H., Saigal, S., Morrison, K.M., & Schmidt, L.A. (2015). Mental health of extremely low birth weight survivors in their 30s.  Pediatrics, 135, 452-459.

 

Studies of Child Maltreatment:

Lahat, A., Tang, A., Van Lieshout, R.J., Tanaka, M., MacMillian, H., & Schmidt, L.A.  (Revised and re-submitted).  Longitudinal associations among child maltreatment, resting frontal electroencephalogram (EEG) asymmetry, and adolescent shyness. 

 

Tang, A., Miskovic, V., Lahat, A., Tanaka, M., MacMillan, H., Van Lieshout, R.J., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Trajectories of resting frontal brain activity and psychopathology in female adolescents exposed to childhood maltreatment.  Developmental Psychobiology.