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

Neuroscience

Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence–also known as domestic abuse–may affect as many as 1 in 3 women. It’s often underreported but that shouldn’t be the case. Harriet L. MacMillan, MD, from the Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral