B20 - Long-term effects of early postnatal stress - 01/08/2001

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Principal applicant name: 
Dr Tom O'Connor (University of Rochester Medical Centre, USA)
Title of project: 
Long-term effects of early postnatal stress.
Proposal summary: 

Specific aims of this research are to a) examine the long-term effects of prenatal anxiety on dimensional and diagnostic measures of psychopathology in early adolescence; b) assess the role of the HPA axis underlying the links between prenatal anxiety on adolescent psychopathology and stress vulnerability; c) test competing hypotheses concerning the processes by which prenatal anxiety has direct, mediated or moderated effects on adolescent psychopathology; and d) test the hypothesis that the effects of prenatal anxiety/stress on behavioral/emotional problems in early adolescence are moderated by genetic risk.

Date proposal received: 
Wednesday, 1 August, 2001
Date proposal approved: 
Wednesday, 1 August, 2001
Autism, Biological Samples, Depression, Mental Health, Motor Co-ordination, Neurology, Stress, Vision
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