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Mental health is biological health: Why tackling “diseases of the mind” is an imperative for biological anthropology in the 21st century

Kristen L. SymeEdward H. Hagen First published: 24 November 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23965Citations: 2 Funding information: National Science Foundation, Grant/Award Number: BCS 1355469 Abstract The germ theory of disease and the attendant public health initiatives, including sanitation, vaccination, and antibiotic

Epigenetics

Association Between Maternal Perinatal Depression and Anxiety and Child and Adolescent Development

Alana Rogers, BA(Hons)1; Shelley Obst, BAppSc(Hons)1; Samantha J. Teague, PhD1; et alLarissa Rossen, PhD2,3,4; Elizabeth A. Spry, PhD1,5; Jacqui A. Macdonald, PhD1,5,6; Matthew Sunderland, PhD7; Craig A. Olsson, PhD1,5,6; George Youssef, PhD1,5; Delyse Hutchinson, PhD1,2,5,6 Author Affiliations JAMA Pediatr. Published online September 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2910  FullText Question  Are maternal perinatal depression and anxiety adversely associated with social-emotional, cognitive, language, motor, and adaptive behavior development in offspring

Epigenetics

Associations Between Prenatal Cannabis Exposure and Childhood Outcomes

Results From the ABCD Study Sarah E. Paul, BA1; Alexander S. Hatoum, PhD2; Jeremy D. Fine, BS1; et alEmma C. Johnson, PhD2; Isabella Hansen, BA1; Nicole R. Karcher, PhD1; Allison L. Moreau, MA1; Erin Bondy, MA1; Yueyue Qu1; Ebony B. Carter, MD3; Cynthia E. Rogers, MD2; Arpana Agrawal, PhD2; Deanna M. Barch, PhD1,2; Ryan Bogdan, PhD1Author Affiliations JAMA Psychiatry. Published online September 23, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.2902 FullText Question  Is prenatal exposure to cannabis associated with child outcomes? Findings  This