Selected Publications

  1. Aita M, Goulet C, Oberlander TF, Snider L, Johnston C. A randomized controlled trial of eye shields and earmuffs to reduce pain response of preterm infant. Journal of Neonatal Nursing. 2015 [accepted/in press].
  2. Schonert-Reichl KA, Oberle E, Lawlor MS, Abbott D, Thomson K, Oberlander TF, Diamond A. Enhancing cognitive and social-emotional development through a simple-to-administer mindfulness-based school program for elementary school children: a randomized controlled trial. Developmental Psychology. 2015;51(1): 52-66. PMID: 25546595
  3. Gurnot C, Martin-Subero I, Mah SM, Weikum W, Goodman SJ, Brain U, Werker JF, Kobor MS, Esteller M, Oberlander TF, Hensch TK. Prenatal antidepressant exposure associated with CYP2E1 DNA methylation change in neonates. Epigenetics. 2015. DOI: 10.1080/15592294.2015.1026031. PMID: 25891251
  4. Hanley GE, Brain U, Oberlander TF.  Prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants and childhood behaviors.  Pediatric Research. 2015. DOI: 10.1038/pr.2015.77. PMID: 25897539
  5. Hanley GE, Rurak D, Lim K, Brain U, Oberlander TF. The impact of maternal positive and negative affect on fetal physiology and diurnal patterns. Isreal Journal of Psychiatry. 2014; 51(2):109-17. PMID: 25372560
  6. Chau C, Ranger M, Sulistyoningrum, Devlin A, Oberlander TF, Grunau R. Neonatal pain and COMT Val158Met genotype in relation to serotonin transporter (SLC6A4) promoter methylation in very preterm children at school age. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2014;8:409. PMID: 25520635
  7. Vigod S, Dennis CL, Daskalakis Z, Murphy K, Ray J, Oberlander T, Somerton S, Hussain-Shamsy N, Blumberger D. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for treatment of major depression during pregnancy: study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014. 18;15:366. PMID: 25234606
  8. Quas JA, Yim IS, Oberlander TF, Nordstokke D, Essex MJ, Armstrong JM, Bush N, Obradovic J, Boyce TW. The Symphonic Structure of Childhood Stress Reactivity: Patterns of Sympathetic, Parasympathetic and Adrenocortical Responses to Psychological Challenge. Development and Psychopathology. 2014 Nov;26(4 Pt 1):963-82.PMID: 24909883
  9. Hanley GE, Oberlander TF. The effect of perinatal exposures on the infant: Antidepressants and depression. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2014; 28(1):37–48 PMID: 24100223
  10. Hanley GE, Brain U, Oberlander TF. Infant developmental outcomes following prenatal exposure to antidepressants, and maternal depressed mood and positive affect. Early Human Development. 2013; 89(8):519-524. PMID: 23384962
  11. Brummelte S, Galea LAM, Devlin AM, Oberlander TF. Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and Serotonin Transporter Genotype (SLC6A4) Affect Newborn Serum Reelin Levels. Developmental Psychobiology. 2013; 55(5):518-529. PMID: 22692766 
  12. Weikum WM, Mayes LC, Grunau RE, Brain U, Oberlander TF. The impact of prenatal serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) antidepressant exposure and maternal mood on mother-infant interactions at 3 months of age. Infant Behavior and Development. 2013; 36(4):485-493. PMID: 23728194
  13. Weikum WM, Brain U, Chau CMY, Grunau RE, Boyce TW, Diamond A, Oberlander TF. Prenatal serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) antidepressant exposure and serotonin transporter promoter genotype (SLC6A4) influence executive functions at 6 years of age. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 2013; 7:180:1-12. PMID: 24130516
  14. Hanley G, Rurak D, Lim K, Brain U, Oberlander TF. The impact of maternal positive and negative affect on fetal physiology and diurnal patterns.  Israel Journal of Psychiatry. 2013 [accepted/in press].
  15. Oberlander TF. Fetal serotonin signaling: setting pathways for early childhood development and behavior. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2012. PMID: 22794534
  16. Hanley GE, Oberlander TF. Neurodevelopmental outcomes following prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants: A “social teratogen” or moderator of developmental risk? Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology. 2012. PMID: 22733632
  17. Pawluski JL, Brain U, Underhill CM, Hammond JL, Oberlander TF. Prenatal SSRI exposure alters neonatal corticosteroid binding globulin, infant cortisol levels and emerging HPA function. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012 Jul;37(7):1019-28. PMID: 22177580
  18. Rurak D, Lim K, Sander A, Brain U, Riggs W, Oberlander T. et al. Third trimester fetal heart rate and Doppler middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity characteristics during prenatal selective reuptake inhibitor exposure. Pediatric Research 2011; 70(1):96-101. PMID: 21436759
  19. Devlin AM, Brain U, Austin J, Oberlander TF. Prenatal exposure to maternal depressed mood and the MTHRF C677T variant affect SLC6A4 methylation in infants at birth. PloS One. 2010. PMID: 20808944
  20. Oberlander TF, Papsdorf M, Brain U, Misri S, Ross C, Grunau RE. Prenatal effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants, serotonin transporter promoter genotype (SLC6A4), and maternal mood on child behavior at 3 years of age. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010. PMID: 20439795
  21. Oberlander TF, Grunau R, Mayes L, Riggs W, Rurak D, Papsdorf M, Misri S, Weinberg J.: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function in 3-month old infants with prenatal selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant exposure. Early Hum Dev. 2008 Oct;84(10):689-97. PMID: 18639992
  22. Oberlander TF, Warburton W, Misri S, Aghajanian J, Hertzman C.: Effects of timing and duration of gestational exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants: population-based study. Br J Psychiatry. 2008 May;192(5):338-43. PMID: 18450656
  23. Oberlander TF, Weinberg J., Papsdorf M, Grunau R, Misri S, Devlin AM. Prenatal exposure to maternal depression, neonatal methylation of human glucocorticoid receptor gene (NR3C1) and infant cortisol stress responses. Epigenetics 2008 3:2, 1-9. PMID: 18536531
  24. Pain in Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Edited by Tim F. Oberlander, M.D., & Frank J. Symons, Ph.D. ISBN: 1-55766-869-8. © 2003.