Early Life Stress: Publications

Keenan, K.  (2000). Emotion dysregulation as a risk factor for psychopathology. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 7, 418-434.

Keenan, K., Gunthorpe, D. & Young, D. (2002). Patterns of cortisol reactivity in African-American neonates from low-income environments. Developmental Psychobiology, 41, 256-276.

Keenan K., Grace, D., & Gunthorpe, D. (2003).  Examining stress reactivity in neonates: Relations between cortisol and behavior.  Child Development, 74, 1930-1942.

Keenan, K., Gunthorpe, D. & Grace, D. (2007). Parsing the relations between SES and stress reactivity: Examining individual differences in neonatal stress response. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 134-145.

Talge NM, Neal C, Glover V, and The Early Stress, Translational Research and Prevention Science Network: Fetal and Neonatal Experience on Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2007). Antenatal maternal stress and long-term effects on child neurodevelopment: How and why? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 48, 245–261.

Keenan K, Sheffield R & Boeldt D (2007). Are prenatal psychological or physical stressors associated with suboptimal outcomes in neonates born to adolescent mothers? Early Human Development, 83, 623-627.

Jacob S, Byrne, M & Keenan, K (2009). Neonatal physiological regulation is associated with perinatal factors: A study of neonates born to healthy African American women living in poverty. Infant Mental Health Journal, 30, 82-94.

Keenan K, Jacob S, Grace, D & Gunthorpe, D (2009). Context matters: Exploring definitions of a poorly modulated stress response. In S.L. Olson & A.J. Sameroff (Eds.), Regulatory processes in the development of behavior problems:  Biological, behavioral, and social-ecological interaction. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Zürcher NR, Rodriguez JS, Jenkins SL, Keenan K, Bartlett TQ, McDonald TJ, Nathanielsz PW, Nijland MJ (2010). Performance of juvenile baboons on neuropsychological tests assessing associative learning, motivation and attention. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 188, 219-225.

Rodriguez JS, Zürcher NR, Keenan K, Bartlett TQ, Nathanielsz PW, Nijland MJ, (2011). Prenatal betamethasone exposure has sex specific effects in reversal and attention based learning in juvenile baboons. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 204, 1-10.

Rodriguez JS, Zürcher NR, Keenan K, Bartlett TQ, Nathanielsz PW, Nijland MJ (2012). Sex dependent cognitive performance in offspring baboons following maternal caloric restriction in pregnancy and lactation. Reproductive Sciences, 19, 493-504.

Keenan K, Bartlett TQ, Nathaliez, P, Nijland M, Rodriquez J. & Zürcher NR. (2013). Poor nutrition during pregnancy and lactation negatively impacts neurodevelopment of the offspring: Evidence from a translational primate model.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 98, 396-402.

Keenan K, Hipwell AE, Bortner J, Hoffmann A, McAloon R. (2014). Association between fatty acid supplementation and prenatal stress in African Americans: A randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 124, 1080-1087.

Keenan K, Hipwell AE. (2015). Modulation of prenatal stress via docosahexaenoic acid supplementation: Implications for child mental health. Nutrition Reviews, 73, 166-174

Keenan K, Hipwell AE, McAloon R, Hoffmann, A, Mohanty A, Magee, K. (2016). The effect of prenatal fatty acid supplementation on infant outcomes in African American women living in low-income environments: A randomized, controlled trial. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 71 170-175.

Keenan K, Hipwell AE, McAloon R, Hoffmann, A, Mohanty A, Magee K (2017). Correspondence between maternal recall of birth complications and data from obstetrical records. Early Human Development, 105, 11-15.

Keenan K, Hipwell AE, Class QA, Mbayiwa, K (2018). Extending the developmental origins of disease model: Impact of preconception stress exposure on offspring neurodevelopment. Developmental Psychobiology, 60, 753-764.

Hipwell, A.E., Tung, I., Northrup, J., Stepp, S. & Keenan, K. (2019). Transgenerational associations between maternal childhood stress exposure and profiles of infant emotional reactivity. Development and Psychopathology, 31, 887-898

Northrup JB, Ridley J, Foley K, Moses-Kolko EL, MD, Keenan K, Hipwell AE (2019). A transactional model of infant still-face response and maternal behavior during the first year. Infancy, 24, 787-806.

Tung I, Beardslee J, Pardini D, Chung T, Keenan K, Hipwell AE (2020). Adolescent childbirth, miscarriage, and abortion: Associations with changes in alcohol, marijuana, and cigarette use. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 61, 104-111.

Tung I, Chung T, Krafty R, Keenan K, Hipwell AE (2020). Alcohol use trajectories before and after pregnancy among adolescent and young adult mothers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 44, 1675-1685.

Tung I, Northrup J, Stepp S, Keenan K, Hipwell AE (2020). The Moderating effects of traumatic stress on vulnerability to emotional distress during pregnancy. Development and Psychopathology, 32, 673-686.

Ilyumzhinova R, Jones C, Fowle J, Mbayiwa, K, Hipwell AE, Keenan K. (2021). Phenotyping stress exposures related to perinatal health disparities. Developmental Psychobiology, 63, 1006-1012.

Hipwell, AE, Fu H, Tung I, Stiller A, Keenan K (accepted for publication). Preconception stress exposure from childhood to adolescence and birth outcomes: The impact of stress type, severity, and consistency. Frontiers in Reproductive Health.