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Maternal Depressive Symptoms across Early Childhood and Asthma in School Children: Findings from a Longitudinal Australian Population Based StudyDownload
There is a growing body of evidence attesting to links between early life exposure to stress and childhood asthma. However, available evidence is largely based on small, genetically high risk samples. The aim of this study was to explore the associations between the course of maternal depressive...
Association between prenatal and postnatal psychological distress and toddler cognitive development: A systematic reviewDownload
Purpose Maternal psychological distress is one of the most common perinatal complications, affecting up to 25% of pregnant and postpartum women. Research exploring the association between prenatal and postnatal distress and toddler cognitive development has not been systematically compiled. The...
Comparing the feasibility, acceptability, clinical-, and cost-effectiveness of mental health e-screening to paper-based screening on the detection of depression, anxiety, and psychosocial risk in pregnant women: A study protocol of a randomized, parallel-group, superiority trial.Download
Background Stress, depression, and anxiety affect 15% to 25% of pregnant women. However, substantial barriers to psychosocial assessment exist, resulting in less than 20% of prenatal care providers assessing and treating mental health problems. Moreover, pregnant women are often reluctant to...
THE PSYCHOSOCIAL FUNCTIONING OF PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE IN EARLY ADULTHOOD IS IMPAIREDDownload
Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic disease that is often diagnosed in childhood and adolescence. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of a diagnosis of IBD on the psychosocial functioning in early adulthood. This was a questionnaire-based cross-sectional study comparing...
Pre and postnatal maternal distress and infant gut immunity in the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohortDownload
Introduction: Secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) plays a critical role in gut mucosal immunity and is a marker of immune maturation in early life. Delayed IgA production is associated with increased risk of allergic diseases. Animal models of stressful events before birth and during infancy show...
Psychosocial Factors Related to Participation and Other Outcomes in Patients with Persistent Back PainDownload
Background: Persistent back pain is a debilitating problem that can threaten many aspects of affected individualsâ lives, including engagement in valued social roles (i.e., participation). Related research often focuses on studying vulnerabilities and deficits, rather than the psychosocial...
Inner City Health Promotion Needs Assessment and Policy Recommendations to Support Delivery of Programs and ServicesDownload
Background: In Alberta, and across Canada, health care costs continue to rise at an unsustainable rate. Over the past five years, the cost of delivering healthcare has outpaced the annual rate of inflation by nearly four percent. Health services use is driven by health needs and characteristics...
Work, Injury, and Depression: The influence of work status on depressive symptoms for those recovering from musculoskeletal injuryDownload
Many individuals obtain a sense of personal identity from work as well as the resources necessary for basic living. Musculoskeletal injury is a common barrier to continued employment in developed countries and despite numerous compensation programs, work absences can significantly disrupt an...
Examining the Moderating Effects of Adolescent Self-Compassion on the Relationship Between Social Rank and DepressionDownload
Depression among today’s youth is associated with detrimental risk factors, including suicide. The social rank theory of depression suggests that humans naturally engage in social competition to achieve status and when perceptions of inferiority arise, depression may be triggered. The current...