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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications (I=in preparation; S=submitted; *=student)

S          Barton, S., Milford, K., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., Mailloux, S., & Hampton, M. (In review). Exploring rural and northern community response to intimate partner violence in Alberta, Canada. Social Sciences and Medicine.

I           Letourneau, N., Kozyrskyj, A., Cosic, N., Ntanda, H., Giesbrecht, G. Associations between infant cord blood cytokines and prenatal distress.              

135.     Letourneau, N.  Kozyrskyj, A. Cosic, N., Ntanda, H. Anis, L., Hart, M., & Giesbrecht, G. (2017). Maternal sensitivity and social support protect against childhood atopic dermatitis. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, 13(1), 26-41.

134.     Thomas, J., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., Tomfohr-Madsen, L. & Giesbrecht, G. (2017). Developmental origins of infant emotion regulation: Mediation by temperamental negativity and moderation by maternal sensitivity. Developmental psychology, 53(4), 611-628.

133.     Letourneau, N. L., Hart, J. M., & MacMaster, F. P. (2017). Association between non-parenting adult’s attachment patterns and brain structure and function: A systematic review of neuroimaging studies. SAGE Open Nursing, 3, 2377960816685572.

132.     Stewart, M., Kushner, K. E., Dennis, C., Kariwo, M., Letourneau, N., Makumbe, K., ... & Shizha, E. (2017). Social support needs of Sudanese and Zimbabwean refugee new parents in Canada. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 13(2).Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., Kushner, K. Dennis, C., Kariwo, M., Shizha, E. (2017). Social support needs of Sudanese and Zimbabwean refugee new parents in Canada. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care.

131.     Cole, L., Dewey, D., Letourneau, N., Kaplan, B. J., Chaput, K., Gallagher, C., ... & Kirton, A. (2017). Clinical characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes associated with neonatal hemorrhagic stroke: a population-based case-control study. JAMA pediatrics, 171(3), 230-238.

130.     Bennett, C. T., Buchan, J. L., Letourneau, N., Shanker, S. G., Fenwick, A., Smith-Chant, B., & Gilmer, C. (2017). A realist synthesis of social connectivity interventions during transition to parenthood: The value of relationships. Applied Nursing Research, 34, 12-23.

129.     Rouleau, C. R., Tomfohr-Madsen, L. M., Campbell, T. S., Letourneau, N., O’Beirne, M., Giesbrecht, G. F., & APrON Study Team. (2016). The role of maternal cardiac vagal control in the association between depressive symptoms and gestational hypertension. Biological psychology, 117, 32-42.

128.     Bourassa, C., Letourneau, N., Holden, G. W., & Turcotte, P. (2016). Fathers’ perspectives regarding their children’s exposure to intimate partner violence. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 11(3), 221-229.

127.     Tomfohr-Madsen, L., Campbell, T., Giesbrecht, G., Letourneau, N., Carlson, L., Madsen, J. & Dimidjian, S. (2016). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for psychological distress in pregnancy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17(1), 498-509.

126.     Labarre, M., Bourassa, C., Holden, G. W., Turcotte, P., & Letourneau, N. (2016). Intervening with fathers in the context of intimate partner violence: An analysis of ten programs and suggestions for a research agenda. Journal of child custody, 13(1), 1-29.

125.     Stewart, M., Spitzer, D., Kushner, K.E., Shizha, E., Letourneau, N., Makwarimba, E., & Dennis, C-L. (in press). Supporting refugee new parents: “Knowing you’re not alone”. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care.

124.     Leung, B. M., Letourneau, N. L., Giesbrecht, G. F., Ntanda, H., & Hart, M. (2016). Predictors of postpartum depression in partnered mothers and fathers from a longitudinal cohort. Community mental health journal, 1-12.

123.     Giesbrecht, G. F., Liu, J., Ejaredar, M., Dewey, D., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., ... & APrON Study Team (2017). Urinary bisphenol A is associated with dysregulation of HPA-axis function in pregnant women: Findings from the APrON cohort study. Environmental Research, 151, 689-697.

122.     Kozyrskyj, A. L., Letourneau, N. L., Kang, L. J., & Salmani, M. (2017). Associations between postpartum depressive symptoms and childhood asthma diminish with child age. Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 47(3), 324-330.

121.     Tryphonopoulos*, P., Letourneau, N., & DiTomasso, E. (2016). Caregiver-infant interaction quality: A review of observational-assessment tools. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 39(2), 107-138.  (Distributed by NCAST to international audience via listserve)

120.     Stewart, M., Joshua, E., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J., Almond, A., Edey, J. (2016). Low-income children, adolescents, and caregivers facing respiratory problems: Support needs and preferences. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 31(3), 319-329.

119.     Gilmer, C., Buchan, J. L., Letourneau, N., Bennett, C., Shanket, S. G., Fenwick, A., Smith-Chant, B. (2016). Parent education interventions designed to support the transition to parenthood: A realist review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 59, 118-33.

118.     Rash*, J., Thomas*, J. C., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., Granger, D., Giesbrecht, G. F. (2016). Developmental origins of infant stress reactivity profiles: A multi-system approach. Developmental Psychobiology, 58(5), 578-599.

117.     Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger, L., Stewart, M., Dennis, C. L., Secco, L., Colpitts, J. (2016). Development of a telephone-based peer support program for new mothers with postpartum depression. Current Women's Health Reviews, 12(1), 48-57.

116.     Secco, L., Letourneau, N. & Collins*, E. (2016). ‘My eyes were open’: Awakened maternal identity and leaving violent relationships for the infant/children. Journal of Family Violence, 31(5), 639-45.

115.     Manhas*, K. P., Page, S., Dodd, S. X., Letourneau, N., Ambrose, A., Cui, X., Tough, S. (2016). Parental perspectives on consent for participation in large-scale, non-biological data repositories. Life Sciences, Society and Policy, 12(1), 1.

114.     Lebel, C., Walton, M., Letourneau, N., Giesbrecht, G. F., Kaplan, B. J., & Dewey, D. (2016). Prepartum and postpartum maternal depressive symptoms are related to children’s brain structure in preschool. Biological psychiatry, 80(11), 859-868.

113.     Giesbrecht, G. F., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., & APrON Study Team. (2015). Sexually dimorphic adaptations in basal maternal stress physiology during pregnancy and implications for fetal development. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 56, 168-178.

112.     Labarre, M., Bourassa, C., Holden, G. W., Turcotte, P., & Letourneau, N. (2016). Intervening with fathers in the context of intimate partner violence: An analysis of ten programs and suggestions for a research agenda. Journal of child custody, 13(1), 1-29.

111.     Leung, B., Giesbrecht, G., Letourneau, N., Dewey, D., Bell, R., Field, C., Kaplan, B. J. (2015). Perinatal nutrition in maternal mental health and child development: Birth of a pregnancy cohort. Early Human Development, 93, 1-7.

110.     Stewart, M., Makwarimba, E., Letourneau, N., Kushner, K., Spitzer, D., Dennis, C-L., & Shizha, E. (2015). Support intervention impacts for Zimbabwe and Sudanese refugee parents: “I am not alone.” Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47(4), 113-40.

109.     Stewart, M.J., Castelden, H., King, M., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J., Bourque Bearskin, L., Anderson, S., & Blood, R. (2015). Supporting parents of Aboriginal children with asthma: Preferences and pilot interventions. International Journal of Indigenous Health, 10(2), 132-150.

108.     Stewart, M., Dennis, C., Kariwo, M., Kushner, K., Letourneau, N., Makumbe, M., Makwarimba, E., & Shizha, E. (2015). Challenges faced by refugee new parents from Africa in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 17(4), 1146-56.

107.     Kushner, K. E., Sopcak, N., Breitkreuz, R., Pitre, N., Williamson, D. L., Rempel, G., ... & Letourneau, N. (2017). On shifting ground: First-time parents’ ideal world of paid work and family time. Community, Work & Family, (2), 1-23.

106.     Premji, S., Yim, I.S., Dosani, A., Zeenatkhanu, K., Sulaiman, S., … Letourneau, N. (MIGHT Study Team) (2015). Psycho-bio-behavioral model for preterm birth in pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries. BioMed Research International.

105.     Tryphonopoulos, P., & Letourneau, N. (2015). Challenges and opportunities in recruitment of depressed Mothers: Lessons learned from three exemplar studies. Annals of Psychiatry & Mental Health 3(1), 1022-1033.

104.     Premji, S. & MIGHT Study Team (Letourneau, N.) (2014). Erratum to: Perinatal distress in women in low-and middle-income countries: Allostatic load as a framework to examine the effect of perinatal distress on preterm birth and infant health. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 3(19), 691.

103.     Letourneau, N., Whitty, P., Watson, B., Phillips, J., Joschko, J., & Gillis, D. (2015). The influence of newborn early literacy intervention programs in three Canadian provinces. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 38(4), 245-265.

102.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Giesbrecht, G., Dennis, C., Bhogal, B., &Watson, B. (2015). A narrative and meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of attachment interventions. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36(4), 366-387.           

101.     Giesbrecht, G., Rash, J., Campbell, T., & Letourneau, N. (2015). Maternal cortisol during pregnancy is related to infant cardiac vagal control. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 54, 78-89.

100.     Tomfohr, L., Buliga, E., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T. & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). Trajectories of sleep quality and associations with mood during the perinatal period. Sleep, 38(8), 1237-45.

99.       Schryer, E., Sloat, E., & Letourneau, N. (2015). Effects of an Animated Book Reading Intervention on Emergent Literacy Skill Development An Early Pilot Study. Journal of Early Intervention, 37(2), 155-171.

98.       Letourneau, N., Secco, L., Colpitts, J. Aldous, S., Stewart, M., & Dennis, C. (2015). Quasi-experimental evaluation of a telephone-based peer support intervention for maternal depression. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 71(7), 1587-99. One of 5 top-scoring articles on Altmetric in Journal of Advanced Nursing 2015 (Altmetric score=82).

97.       Manhas, K. P., Page, S., Dodd, S. X., Letourneau, N., Ambrose, A., Cui, X., & Tough, S. C. (2015). Parent perspectives on privacy and governance for a pediatric repository of non-biological, research data. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 10(1), 88-99.96.          Sloat, E. A., Letourneau, N. L., Joschko, J. R., Schryer, E. A., & Colpitts, J. E. (2015). Parent-mediated reading interventions with children up to four years old: A Systematic Review. Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing, 38(1), 39-56.

95.       Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Evans, J., Letourneau, N., & Edey, J. (2016). Respiratory Health Inequities Experienced by Low-Income Children and Parents. Journal of Poverty, 20(3), 278-295.

94.       Bridgman, S., Azad, M. Field, C., Letourneau, N. Johnston, D., Kaplan, B. & Kozyrskyj, A. (2014). Maternal perspectives on the use of probiotics in infants: A cross-sectional study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 14, 366-374.

93.       Leger*, J., Letourneau, N. & Weaver, K. (2015). Gaining perspective: Peer mentors’ experiences with an intervention project for mothers with postpartum depression. Clinical Nursing Studies, 3(1), 29-36.

92.       Tryphonopoulos*, P., Letourneau, N., & DiTomasso, E. (2014). Attachment and caregiver-infant interaction: A review of observational-assessment tools. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(6), 642-656.

91.       Stewart, M., Dennis, C., Kariwo, M., Kushner, K. E., Letourneau, N., Makumbe, K., …& Shizha, E. (2014). Challenges faced by refugee new parents from Africa in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 16(3), 1-11.

90.       Leger*, J. & Letourneau, N. (2014). New mothers and postpartum depression: A narrative review of peer support intervention studies. Health and Social Care in the Community, 23(4), 337-48.

89.       Secco, L., Letourneau, N., Campbell, M., Craig, S. & Colpitts, J. (2014).  Stresses, strengths and experiences of mothers engaged in Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT). Journal of Addictions Nursing, 25(3), 139-147.  

88.       Premji, S. & MIGHT Study Team (Letourneau, N.) (2014). Perinatal distress in women in low-and middle-income countries: Allostatic load as a framework to examine the effect of perinatal distress on preterm birth and infant health. Maternal and child health journal, 18(10), 2393-2407.

87.       Bourassa, C., Labarre, M., Turcotte, P., Lessard, G., & Letourneau, N. (2014). Violence conjugale et paternité: les défis de l’intervention sociale. Service social, 60(1), 72-89.

86.       Tailor, K., Piotrowski, C., Woodgate, R. L., & Letourneau, N. (2014). Child Sexual Abuse and Adult Religious Life: Challenges of Theory and Method. Journal of child sexual abuse, 23(8), 865-884.

85.       Tryphonopoulos*, P., N. Letourneau, N., Azar, R. (2014). Approaches to salivary cortisol

            collection and analysis in infants. Biological Research for Nursing, 16(4), 398-408.

84.       Letourneau, N., Giesbrecht, G., Bernier, F., & Joschko, J. (2014). How do interactions between

            early caregiving environment and genes influence health behavior? Biological Research for Nursing

            16(1), 83-94.

83.       Kaplan, B. J., Giesbrecht, G. F., Leung, B. M., Field, C. J., Dewey, D., …& Letourneau, N., & Martin, J. W. (2014). The Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort study: rationale and methods. Maternal & child nutrition, 10(1), 44-60.

82.       Giesbrecht, G., Poole, J., Letourneau, N. Campbell, T., & Kaplan, B. (2013). The buffering effect of social support on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function during pregnancy. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(9), 856-862.

81.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., Levac*, L., Watson*, B. & Young, K. (2013). Socioeconomic status and child development: A meta-analysis. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 21(3), 211-224.

80.       Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J., Anderson, S. & McGhan, S. (2013). Impacts of online    

            peer support for children with asthma and allergies: “It just helps you every time you can’t breathe

            well”. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 28(5), 439-452.

79.       Letourneau, N., Young Morris, C., Secco, L., Stewart, M., Hughes, J., & Critchley, K. (2013). 

Mothers and infants exposed to intimate partner violence compensate. Violence and Victims, 28(4), 571-586.

78.       Letourneau, N., Campbell, M. A., Woodland, J., & Colpitts, J. (2013). Supporting mothers’

            engagement in a community-based methadone treatment program. Nursing Research and

Practice, 2013.

77.       Giesbrecht, G., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., & Kaplan, B. (2013). Advancing gestation does not attenuate biobehavioural coherence between psychological distress and cortisol. Biological Psychology, 93(1), 45-51.

76.       Letourneau, N., Morris, C. Y., Stewart, M., Hughes, J., Critchley, K. A., & Secco, L. (2013). Social support needs identified by mothers affected by intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(14), 2873-2893.

75.       Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J., Anderson, S., & McGhan, S. (2013). Online support for children with asthma and allergies. Journal of Family Nursing, 19(2), 171-97.

74.       Stewart, M., King, M., Blood, R., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J., Anderson, S., & Bourque Bearskin, L. (2013). Health inequities experienced by Aboriginal children with respiratory problems and their parents. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 45(3), 6-27.

73.       Letourneau, N., Tramonte, L., & Willms, J.D. (2013). Maternal depression, family functioning, and children’s longitudinal development. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28(3), 223-234. One of the 5 most highly cited papers published in Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

72.       Giesbrecht, G.F., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., & Kaplan, B. (2012). Affective experience in ecologically relevant contexts is dynamic, and not progressively attenuated during pregnancy. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 15(6), 481-5.

71.       Masuda, J. R., Anderson, S., Letourneau, N., Sloan Morgan, V. & Stewart, M. (2012). Reconciling preferences and constraints in online peer support for youth with asthma and allergies. Health Promotion Practice, 14(5), 741-750.

70.       Letourneau, N., Dennis, C., Benzies, K., Duffett-Leger, L., Stewart, M., Tryphonopoulos*, P., … & Watson, W.  (2012). Post-partum depression is a family affair: Addressing the impact on mothers, fathers and children. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33, 445-457.  

69.       Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J.R., Anderson, S., Cicutto, L., McGhan, S., & Watt, S. (2012). “Just no one really seems to understand”: Support needs and preferences of young adolescents with asthma and allergies. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 27(5), 479-90.

68.       Tailor*, K., & Letourneau, N. (2012). Infants exposed to intimate partner violence: A look at issues of gender and sex.  Journal of Family Violence, 27, 477-488.

67.       Letourneau, N., Duffy, L., & Duffett-Leger, L. (2012). Mothers affected by domestic violence: Intersections and opportunities with the justice system. Journal of Family Violence, 27(6), 585-596.

66.       Tailor*, K. & Letourneau, N. (2012). Forgotten survivors of intimate partner violence: The role of gender and mothering in infant development. Infant Mental Health Journal, 33(3), 294-306.

65.       Letourneau, N. (2012). Relationships are the antidote to toxic stress. Canadian Nurse, 108(3), 48.

64.       Doucet*, S., Letourneau, N., & Robertson Blackmore, E. (2012). Support needs of mothers who experience postpartum psychosis and their partners. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecological, and Neonatal Nursing, 41(2), 236-245.

63.       Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Duffett-Leger, L., Stewart, M., Benzies, K., Dennis, C. & Joschko, J. (2012). Support intervention needs and preferences of fathers affected by postpartum depression. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 26(1), 69-80.

62.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Masuda, J., McGhan, S., Ciccuotto, L. & Anderson, S. (2012). Impact of online support for youth with asthma and allergies: Pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 27(1), 65-73.

61.       Holtslander, L., Kornder, N., Letourneau, N., Turner, H., & Paterson, B. (2012). Finding straight answers: Identifying the needs of parents and service providers of adolescents with type 1 diabetes to aid in the creation of an online support intervention. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(17-18), 2419-28.

60.       Giesbrecht, G., Dewey, D., Leung, B., Kaplan, B. J., Campbell, T. & Letourneau, N. (2011). Fetal programming of infant state regulation. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 2, S1.

59.       Letourneau, N., Watson, B., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Hegadoren, K., & Tryphonopoulos, P. (2011). Cortisol patterns of depressed mothers and their infants are related to maternal-infant interactive behaviours. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 29(5), 439-459.

58.       Stewart, M., Greaves, L., Kushner, K., Letourneau, N., Spitzer, D., & Boscoe, M. (2011). Where there is smoke there is stress: Low-income women identify support needs and preferences for smoking reduction. Health Care for Women International, 32(5), 359-383.

57.       Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Letourneau, N. & Anderson, S. (2011). “I want to meet other kids like me”: Support needs of children with asthma and allergies. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 34(2), 62-78.

56.       Stewart, M., Masuda, J.R., Letourneau, N., Anderson, S., Cicutto, L., McGhan, S., & Watt, S. (2011). Online support intervention for adolescents with asthma and allergies: Ingredients and insights. Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators, 2(6), 306-317.

55.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Dennis, C., Hegadoren, K., Duffett-Leger, L., & Watson*, B. (2011). The effect of home-based peer support on maternal-infant interaction among women with postpartum depression: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(5), 345-357.

54.       Giesbrecht, G., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., & Kaplan, B. (2011). Psychological distress and salivary cortisol covary during pregnancy. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37(2), 270-279.

53.       Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., Masuda, J., Anderson, S., & McGhan, S. (2011). Online solutions to support needs and preferences of parents of children with asthma and allergies. Journal of Family Nursing, 17, 357-379.

52.       Letourneau, N., Young, C., Stewart, M., Hughes, J., Secco, L., & Critchley, K. (2011). Supporting mothering: Service providers’ perspectives of mothers and infants affected by intimate partner violence. Research in Nursing and Health, 34(3), 192-203.

51.       Letourneau, N., Dennis, C., Stewart, M., Duffet-Leger, L., & Tryphonopoulos*, P. (2011). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: A pilot study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18(1), 41-47.

50.       Barnfather, A., Stewart, M., Magill-Evans, J., Ray, L., & Letourneau, N. (2011).  Computer-mediated support for adolescents with cerebral palsy and spina bifida. Computer, Informatics, Nursing, 29(1), 24-33.

49.       Stewart, M., McGhan, S., Watt, S., Anderson, S., Masuda, J. R., Letourneau, N., & Sharpe, H. M. (2011). Health Professionals’ Preparation for Supporting Children and Parents Affected by Asthma and Allergies. Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators, 2(5), 216-224.

48.       Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., & Kushner, K. (2010). Participatory pilot interventions for vulnerable populations: A response to Lillard. Social Science & Medicine, 71(11), 1913-1915.

47.       Doucet*, S., Jones, I., Letourneau, N. Dennis, C., & Robertson Blackmore, E. (2011). Interventions for the prevention and treatment of postpartum psychosis: A systematic review. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 14(2), 89-98.

46.       Stewart, M., Barnfather, A., Magill-Evans, J., Ray, L. & Letourneau, N. (2011). Brief Report: An online support intervention: Perceptions of adolescents with physical disabilities. Journal of Adolescence, 34(4), 795-800.  

45.       Stewart, M., Kushner, K., Makwarimba, E., Spitzer, D., Letourneau, N., Greaves, L., & Boscoe, M. (2010). There’s a way out for me: Insights from support intervention for low-income women who smoke. Women’s Health and Urban Life, 9(2), 42-62.       

44.       Stewart, M., Kushner, K., Greaves, L., Letourneau, N., Spitzer, D., & Boscoe, M. (2010). Impacts of a support intervention for low-income women who smoke. Social Science & Med, 71(11), 1901-9.             

43.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., Letourneau, N., Makwarimba, E. & Hungler, K. (2010). Supporting homeless youth: Perspectives and preferences. Journal of Poverty, 14(2), 145-165.

42.       Letourneau, N., Salmani, M. & Duffett-Leger*, L. (2010). Maternal depressive symptoms and parenting of children from birth to 12 years of age. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32, 662-685.

41.       Doucet*, S., Letourneau, N. & Stoppard, J. (2010). Contemporary paradigms for research related to women’s mental health. Health Care for Women International, 31, 296-312.

40.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Young, C. (2010). Recruitment and relationships: Research with stigmatized and socially isolated mothers. International Journal of Psychology Research, 4(3/4), 251-274.

39.       Baydala, L., Letourneau, N., Rasmussen, C., Sherman, J., Birch, J., Bisanz, J., …& Charchun, J. (2009) Evaluating Success: Mother Earth’s Children’s Charter School Longitudinal Study. The Canadian Journal of Native Education, 32(2), 79-93.

38.       Doucet*, S. & Letourneau, N. (2009). Coping and suicidal ideations in women with symptoms of postpartum depression. Clinical Medicine Insights: Reproductive Health, 2, 9-19.

37.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Salmani, M. (2009). The role of paternal support in the behavioral development of children exposed to postpartum depression. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 41(3), 87-106.

36.       Sloat, E., Letourneau, N., Brannen, C. L., Thompson, K., Uhrig, E., Veldhuyzen van Zanten, S., ... & van Zanten, S. (2009). Parent mediated reading interventions for children aged birth to 48 months. The Cochrane Library.

35.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., Letourneau, N., & Makwarimba, E. (2009). A support intervention to promote health and coping among homeless youth. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 41(2), 54-78.

34.       Doucet*, S., Dennis, C., Letourneau, N. & Robertson-Blackmore, E. (2009). Differentiation and clinical implications of postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 38(3), 269-279.

33.       Duffett-Leger*, L., Letourneau, N. & Croll, J. C. (2008). Cervical cancer screening practices among university women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 37(5), 572-81.

32.       Drummond, J., Letourneau, N., Weir, A., & Neufeld, S. (2008). Effectiveness of teaching an early parenting approach within community-based support services for adolescent mothers. Research in Nursing and Health, 31(1), 12-22.

31.       Baydala, L., Letourneau, N., Bach, H., Pearce, M., Kennedy, M., Rasmussen, C., Sherman, J. & Charchun, J. (2008). Lessons learned through research with Mother Earth’s Children’s Charter School. Pimatisiwin: Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 5(2), 201-216.

30.       Stewart, M., Marwarimba, E., Barnfather, A., Letourneau, N., & Neufeld, A. (2008). Reducing health disparities research: Mixed methods approaches. Social Science & Medicine, 66(6), 1406-1417.

29.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., & Letourneau, N. (2007). Support intervention for homeless youth. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39(3), 203-207.

28.       Letourneau, N., Fedick, C., & Willms, D. (2007). Mothering and domestic violence: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Family Violence, 22(8), 649-659.      

27.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C.-L., Rinaldi, J., & Stoppard, J. (2007). Canadian mothers' perceived support needs during postpartum depression. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 36(5), 441–449.

26.       Dennis, C. & Letourneau, N. (2007). Global and relationship-specific perceptions of support and the development of postpartum depressive symptomatology. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 42(5), 389-395.

25.       Stewart, M., Makwarimba, E., Barnfather, A., Reutter, L. Letourneau, N., & Hungler, K. (2007). Promoting the health of vulnerable populations: Collaborative research strategies. Diversity in Health and Social Care, 4, 33-48.

24.       Letourneau, N., Fedick, C., Willms, D., Stewart, M., & White*, K. (2007). The impact of social support and parenting on behavioural growth trajectories of children of adolescents. Canadian Studies in Population, 34(1), 1-27.

23.       Jung, V., Short, R., Letourneau, N., & Andrews, D. (2007). Interventions with depressed mothers and their infants: Modifying interactive behaviours. Journal of Affective Disorders, 98(3), 199-205.

22.       Secco, M.L., Kennedy, E., Profit, S., Walsh, A., Letourneau, N., & Stewart, M. (2007). Factors affecting postpartum depressive symptoms of adolescent mothers. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 36(1), 47-54.

21.       Secco, L., Profit, S., & Letourneau, N. (2006). Commentary on Morawska’s and Sanders’ self-administered behavioral family intervention for parents of toddlers: Part I efficacy. Evidence-Based Nursing, 9(4), 106.

20.       Williamson, N., Stewart, M., Hayward, K., Letourneau, N., Makwarimba, E., Masuda, J., …& Wilson, D. (2006). Low-income Canadians’ experiences with health-related services: Implications for health care reform. Health Policy, 76, 106-121.

19.       Stewart, M., Barnfather, A., Neufeld, A., Warren, S., Letourneau, N., & Liu, L. (2006). Accessible support for family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions: From isolation to inclusion. Canadian Journal on Aging, 25(2), 179-192.

18.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., Makwarimba, E., Rootman, I., Williamson, D., Raine, K., Wilson, D., Fast, J., Love, R., McFall, S., Shorten, D., Letourneau, N., Hayward, K., Masuda, J., &  Rutakumwa, W. (2005). Determinants of health-service use by low-income people. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 37(3), 104-131.

17.       Reutter, L., Stewart, M., Raine, K., Williamson, D., Letourneau, N., & McFall, S. (2005). Partnerships and participation in conducting poverty-related health research. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 6(4), 356-366.

16.       Letourneau, N., Fisher*, K., & Hungler*, K. (2005). Comparing parent-child interactions of poor Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Child: Care, Health & Development, 31(5), 545-554.

15.       Williamson, D., Salkie, F., & Letourneau, N. (2005). Welfare reforms and the cognitive development of young children. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 96(1), 13-17.

14.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., & Barnfather, A. (2004). Adolescent mothers: Support needs, resources, and support education interventions. Journal of Adolescent Health, 35(6), 509-525.

13.       Letourneau, N., Neufeld, S., Drummond, J., & Barnfather, A. (2003). Deciding on surgery: Supporting parents of infants with craniosynostosis. Axon, 24(3), 24-29.

12.       Bruce, B., Letourneau, N., Larocque, S., Ritchie, J., Dennis, C., & Elliott, R. (2002). Pediatric health-care professionals’ perceptions and practices of family-centred care in three Canadian hospitals. Journal of Family Nursing, 8(4), 408-429.

11.      Elliott, R., Reilly, S., Drummond, J., & Letourneau, N. (2002). The effect of different soothing interventions on infant crying and on parent-infant interaction. Infant Mental Health Journal, 23(3), 301-328.

10.       Letourneau, N., Drummond, J., Fleming, D., Kysela, G., McDonald, L., & Stewart, M. (2001). Supporting parents: Can intervention improve parent-child relationships? Journal of Family Nursing, 7, 159-187.

9.         Letourneau, N. (2001). Improving adolescent parent-infant interactions: A pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 16, 53-62.

8.         Letourneau, N. (2001). Attrition among adolescents involved in a parenting program. Child: Care, Health & Development, 27, 183-186.      

7.         Drummond, J., Letourneau, N., Neufeld, S., Harvey, H., Elliott, R., & Reilly, S. (1999).  Infant crying and parent-infant interaction: Theory and measurement. Infant Mental Health Journal, 20(4), 452-465.

6.         Letourneau, N. & Allen, M. (1999). Postpositivistic critical multiplism: A beginning dialogue. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 30(3), 623-630.

5.         Forbes, D., King, K., Kushner, D., Letourneau, N., Myrick, F., & Profetto-McGrath, J. (1999). Warrantable evidence in nursing science. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 29(2), 373-379.

4.         Allen, M., Hayne, Y., Hodgins, M., Kikuchi, J., Letourneau, N., McQueen, M., …& Simmons, H. (1998). Rising above “Drowning in eclecticism”. Nursing Science Quarterly, 11(3), 99-101.

3.         Allen, M.N., Besner, J., Elliott, M.R., Hayne ,Y., Hodgins, M.J., Kikuchi, J.F., Letourneau, N.L., McQueen, M., Myrick, F., Onyskiw, J., Romyn, D.M., & Simmons H. (1997). Reflections on Mitchell’s reflection. Nursing Science Quarterly, 10(2), 72-73.

2.         Letourneau, N. (1997). Fostering resiliency in infants and young children through parent-infant interaction. Infants and Young Children, 9(3), 36-45.

1.         Letourneau, N. & Elliott, M. (1996).  Pediatric health care professionals' perceptions and practices of family-centred care. Children's Health Care, 25(3), 157-174. 

Peer Reviewed Publications of Large Teams

1.         Giesbrecht, G. F., Dewey, D., & APrON Study Team. (2014). The effects of ‘does not apply’

on measurement of temperament with the Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised: A cautionary tale for very young infants. Early Human Development, 90(10), 627-634.

2.         Gómez, M. F., Filed, C. J., Olstad, D. L., Loehr, S., Ramage, S., McCargar, L. J, & APrON Study Team. (2013). only among pregnant women in Alberta: results from the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort. Maternal & Child Nutrition.

 

Peer Reviewed Publications of Large Teams

10.       Aghajafari, F., Field, C., Kaplan, B.J., Maggiore, J., O'Beirne, M., Hanley, D.A., Eliasziw, M., Dewey, D., Ross, S., Rabi, D. and APrON Study Team (2017). The High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency in Cord Blood in Calgary, Alberta (APrON-D Study). Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 39(5), 347-353.

9.         Subhan, F.B., Colman, I., McCargar, L., Bell, R. and APrON Study Team (2017). Higher Pre-pregnancy BMI and Excessive Gestational Weight Gain are Risk Factors for Rapid Weight Gain in Infants. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 1-12.

8.         Aghajafari, F., Field, C. J., Kaplan, B. J., Rabi, D. M., Maggiore, J. A., O’Beirne, M., Ross, S. J., & APrON Study (2016). The Current Recommended Vitamin D Intake Guideline for Diet and Supplements During Pregnancy Is Not Adequate to Achieve Vitamin D Sufficiency for Most Pregnant Women. PloS one, 11(7), e0157262.

7.         Aghajafari, F., Field, C. J., Rabi, D., Kaplan, B. J., Maggiore, J. A., O’Beirne, M., ... & APrON Study Team. (2016). Plasma 3-Epi-25-Hydroxycholecalciferol Can Alter the Assessment of Vitamin D Status Using the Current Reference Ranges for Pregnant Women and Their Newborns. The Journal of nutrition, 146(1), 70-75.

6.         Gómez, M. F., Filed, C. J., Olstad, D. L., Loehr, S., Ramage, S., McCargar, L. J, & APrON Study Team. (2015). Use of micronutrient supplements among pregnant women in Alberta: results from the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 11(4), 497-510.

5.         Giesbrecht, G. F., Dewey, D., & APrON Study Team. (2014). The effects of ‘does not apply’

            on measurement of temperament with the Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised: A cautionary tale for very young infants. Early Human Development, 90(10), 627-634.

  1. Kaplan, B. J., Leung, B. M., Giesbrecht, G. F., Field, C. J., Bernier, F. P., Tough, S., …& APrON Study Team. (2012). Increasing the quality of life from womb to grave: the importance of pregnancy and birth cohorts. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 38(999): 85-89.
  1. Jessri, M., Farmer, A. P., Maximova, K., Willows, N. D., Bell, R., & APrON Study Team. Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding: observations from the Alberta pregnancy outcomes and nutrition (APrON) study. (2012). BMC Pediatrics, 13(1), 77.
  1. Manca, D., O’Beirne, M., Lightbody, T., Johnston, D. W., Dymianiw, D. L., Nastalska, K., ... & Kaplan, B. J. (2013). The most effective strategy for recruiting a pregnancy cohort: a tale of two cities. BMC pregnancy and childbirth13(1), 75
  1. Leung, B., Kaplan, B. J., Field, C. J., Tough, S., Eliasziw, M., Gomez, M. F., ... & Gagnon, L. (2013). Prenatal micronutrient supplementation and postpartum depressive symptoms in a pregnancy cohort. BMC pregnancy and childbirth13(1), 2.

Books

  1. Letourneau, N. (forthcoming). What kind of parent am I? Dundurn: Toronto.
  1. Letourneau, N. & Joschko, J. (2013). Scientific Parenting: What science reveals about parental influence. Toronto, ON: Dundurn Publishers.

Book Contributions (*=student)

36.       Gibb, R. & Letourneau, N. (in press). Toxic stress and brain development (pp. 90-103). In AFMC Primer on Psychosocial Approaches to Addiction. Calgary: Palix.

35.       Letourneau interviewed for Chapter 25 – Nursing is a phenomenal career choice – An Interview with Professor Nicole Letourneau, PhD in Pellicio, L., Oermann, M., Hrabe, D., France, N., Ray, M…et al, Nursing for the Curious: Why Study Nursing?

34.       Piotrowski, C. & Letourneau, N. (2016). The Influence of Intimate Partner Violence on Children’s Development. In Hupp, S. & Jewell, J. (Eds.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Psychology

33.       Letourneau, N & Joschko, (2016). J. Le Canada doit repenser son approche en matière de petite enfance. In O'Grady, K. (Eds.), Why We Need More Canadian Health Policy in the Media. Available at SSRN. (202-205).

32.       Letourneau, N & Joschko, J. (2016). Canada needs to rethink approach to early childhood development. In O'Grady, K. (Eds.), Why We Need More Canadian Health Policy in the Media. Available at SSRN. (200-202).

31.       Letourneau, N. (2016). Pourquoi le Canada fait-il mauvaise figure en matière de santé infantile? In O'Grady, K. (Eds.), Why We Need More Canadian Health Policy in the Media. Available at SSRN. (197-200).

30.       Letourneau, N. (2016). Why does Canada do so poorly on children’s health rankings? In O'Grady, K. (Eds.), Why We Need More Canadian Health Policy in the Media. Available at SSRN. (195-197).

29.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Une approche d’abord axée sur les parents aide les enfants. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 245-247). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

28.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). A parent-first approach helps children. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 245-247). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

27.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Les effects nocifs du stress toxique sur nos enfants. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 242-245). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

26.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). How toxic stress is hurting out children. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 239-242). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

25.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Une autre sorte de pauvreté. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 185-188). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

24.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Another kind of poverty. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 182-185). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

23.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). La dépression postpartum est une affaire de famille. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 172-175). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

22.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Postpartum depression is a family affair. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (pp. 170-172). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

21.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Le numérique et la vie de famille sont compatibles. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media (pp. 301-304). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

20.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Enjoy some digital family time together. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media (pp. 299-301). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

19.       Letourneau, N., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). Le père compte dans la vie d’une mère et contribue au développement de sa progéniture. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media (pp. 293-296). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

18.       Letourneau, N., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). Dads important to baby’s development. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media (pp. 291-293). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

17.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Le stress parental peur nuire au cerveau du foetus et du bébé. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media (pp. 288-291). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

16.       Letourneau, N., & Joschko, J. (2015). Prenatal stress can affect the fetal and infant brain. In Roos, N., O’Grady, K., Turczak, S., Tapp, C., & Jolivet L. (Eds), Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media (pp. 286-288). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

15.       Gaudet, B. & Letourneau, N. 2015. Socioeconomic status and social-emotional development of children from birth to 36 months of age: A systematic narrative review. In: James D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 22. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 942–948. Winner of two PROSE Awards for Excellence in Reference Works and Excellence in Multivolume Reference – Humanities and Social Sciences     

14.       Letourneau, N. (2012). Developmental Theories. In Astle, B. & Duggleby, W. (Eds), Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Elsevier Canada.

13.       Letourneau, N. (2012). Development Across the Lifespan.  In Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice, (3rd  ed.) Don Mills, ON: Pearson Canada. (chapter 22).

12.       Letourneau, N. & Giesbrecht, G. (2012).  Postpartum Depression and caregiving: Beyond the developmental-inadequacy perspective. In G. Wong-Wylie (Ed.), Moms Gone Mad: Motherhood and Madness Oppression and Resistance. Toronto, ON: York University Press.

11.       Letourneau, N. & Tryphonopoulos*, P. (2012). Der CARE-Index: Ein Instrument zur Erfassung der Beziehungsqualität zwischen Bezugsperson und Kind ab der Geburt. (Translation-The CARE-Index: A tool for determining the quality of the relationship between caregiver and            child from birth.) pp. 19-32. In: Stokowy, M. & Sahhar, N. (Ed.), Bindung und Gefahr: Das Dynamische Reifungsmodell der Bindung und Anpassung. (Translation-Bonding & Risk: The Dynamic Maturational Model of Attachment). Psychosozial-Verlag: Frankfurt. (Manuscript in German).

10.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Young, C. (2009). Recruitment and relationships: Research with stigmatized and socially isolated mothers. In M. Russo & A. DeLuca (Eds.), Psychology of Family Relationships (pp. 79-98). Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. & In A. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research, (2011) volume 76, pp. 187-214.

9.         Letourneau, N., Tramonte, L., Willms, D., & Dennis, C. (2009). The effects of maternal

depression and family functioning on children’s developmental outcomes. In J.D. Willms (Ed.), Successful Transitions. Ottawa: Human Resources and Social Development Canada.

8.         Letourneau, N. (2009). Developmental theories. In Ochs, G., Ross-Kerr, J. & Wood, M. (Eds.), Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing (4th ed.): Study Guide and Skills Performance Checklists (pp. 91-94). Toronto, ON: Elsevier Canada.

7.         Letourneau, N. (2009). Developmental theories. In Potter, P., Perry, A., Hall, A., Stockert, P., Ross-Kerr, J., Wood, M., Astle, B., … & Letourneau, N. (Eds.) Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing (4th ed.) (pp 312-328. Toronto). ON: Elsevier Canada.

6.         Letourneau, N. Stewart, M., Reutter, L., & Hungler*, K. (2008). Supporting resilience among homeless youth. In L. Lieberman & M. Unger (Eds.) Resilience in action. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

5.         Letourneau, N., Fedick*, C.B., Willms, J.D., Stewart, M.J., Dennis, C.L., & Hegadoren, K. (2006). Longitudinal study of postpartum depression, maternal-child relationships and children’s behaviour to 8 years of age. In D. Devore (Ed.), Parent-child relations: New research (pp. 45-63).  New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

4.         Letourneau, N. & Allen, M. (2006). Postpositivistic critical multiplism: A beginning dialogue. In W. Cody (Ed.), Philosophical and theoretical perspectives for advanced nursing practice (4th ed.) (pp. 233-240). Toronto, ON: Jones and Bartlett.

3.         Letourneau, N. & Drummond, J. (2004). Milestones of family nursing in Canada. In P. Bomar (Ed.), Promoting health in families (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Science Press.        

2.         Letourneau, N. & Stewart, M. (2004). Canadian social support agencies and family issues. In P. Bomar (Ed.), Promoting health in families (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Science Press.    

1.         Letourneau, N. (2002). Effect size: What, why, & how it is determined? In S. Warren, W. Janzen & B. Dobbs (Eds.), Power in research: Selected issues for the health case professional (pp. 321-333). Rehabilitation Research Centre Publications, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB: Rehabilitation Research Centre Publications.

Other Articles, Papers, and Scholarly Contributions (e.g. trade publications; *=student)

43.       Cosic, N., & Letourneau, N. (In Press). Alberta Update – Welcome Newest RESOLVE Steering Committee Members. RESOLVE News (September Issue).

42.       Cosic, N., & Letourneau, N. (2017). Alberta Update - Indigenous Healing and Trauma: Intergenerational Solutions. RESOLVE News (February Issue), 19(1), 5.

41.       Barton, S., Hungler, K., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Mailloux, S. (2016). Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence Research Project, Alberta: Overview of current success and recommendations for change Part II. Alberta Update. RESOLVE News. 18(3),5

40.       Barton, S., Hungler, K., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Mailloux, S. (2016). Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence, Alberta: Overview of research project and findings. Alberta Update. RESOLVE News. 18(2),2

39.       Letourneau, N. (2014). Alberta update. RESOLVE News, 16(4), 5.

38.       Letourneau, N. (2014). Alberta update: ATTACH study funded. RESOLVE News, 16(3), 5.

37.       Manhas, K., Page, S. Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014). Canadian perspectives on sharing birth cohort data. Privacy Unbound IAPPANZ, 52, 15-16.

36.       Letourneau, N. (2013). Alberta’s RESOLVE Research Day 2013 a success. RESOLVE News, 15(4), 1, 6.

35.       Letourneau, N. (2013). Alberta Update. RESOLVE News, 15(2), 5.

34.       Letourneau, N. (2013). Alberta Update: Forgotten survivors of intimate partner violence: The role of gender and mothering in infant development. RESOLVE News, 15(1), 5.

33.       Letourneau, N. (2012). Mothers & infants exposed to intimate partner violence. RESOLVE News, 14(4), 1, 6.  

32.       Letourneau, N. (2012). Alberta Update: New Alberta-Led Team Seeking to Help Mothers and Young Children Cope with Toxic Stress. RESOLVE News, 14(4), 5.

31.       Letourneau, N. (2012). Alberta Update. RESOLVE News, 14(3), 5.   

30.       Letourneau, N.  (2012). IASA’s 3rd Biennial Conference a Success! DMM News, 13, 1, November.

29.       Letourneau, N. (2012, May). Introduction. DMM News, 12, 1.

28.       Letourneau, N. (2012, May). A zest for life. DMM News, 12, 7-8.

27.       Letourneau, N. (2012, May). Canadian methadone program helping mothers improve parenting skills. DMM News, 12, 3-4.

26.       Letourneau, N. & Giesbrecht, G. (2011, June) Toxic stress in early caregiving & child health. DMM News, 11.

25.       Letourneau, N., Duffet-Leger*, L., Stewart, M., McGrath, P., Doucet, A., Benzies, K., & Hauer, C. (2010, Spring). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: Study protocol. IMPrint Newsletter, 55.

24.       Letourneau, N. (2009, Winter). Promoting Healthy Child Development as a Determinant of Population Health. Info Nursing.

23.       Duffett-Leger*, L., & Letourneau, N. (2009). Postpartum Depression Screening: A Role for Nurses in New Brunswick? Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses Newsletter 51, 8-11.

22.       Letourneau, N., & Duffett-Leger*, L. (2009, Spring). Postpartum Depression Screening: role for Nurses in New Brunswick? Info Nursing.

21.       Letourneau, N., & Duffett-Leger*, L. (2008, December). N.B. Postpartum depression screening results. NB Women’s News.

20.       Letourneau, N., Forshner*, A. & Young, C. (2008, Fall). Mothers speaking out: A progress

            report on the Mothering Study. MMFC Networker 19: 7.

19.       Letourneau, N., Forshner*, A. & Young, C. (2008). Mothers speaking out: A progress

report on the Mothering Study. Community Connection, Violence Prevention Newsletter put out by the Government of New Brunswick, Women's Issue Branch.

18.       Letourneau, N., Forshner* A. & Young, C. (2007, Fall). How does exposure to intimate partner violence affect mother and child health’? Community Connection, Violence Prevention Newsletter put out by the Government of New Brunswick, Women's Issue Branch, p. 10.

17.       Letourneau, N. & Young, C. (2007) The mothering study: Supporting mother-infant

relationships affected by intimate partner violence (IPV). Children’s Health & Applied Health Research Team UPEI Factsheet.

16.       Letourneau, N., CRISP (2007, February). Postpartum depression, mother-child relationships, and children’s behaviour. CRISPfacts.

15.       Letourneau, N., CRISP (2006). Support for adolescent mothers. CRISPfacts.

14.       Young, C., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Letourneau, N. (2006). Child health intervention and longitudinal development (CHILD) studies program. New Brunswick Social Work Newsletter.

13.       Young, C. & Letourneau, N. (2006). Supporting mother-infant relationships affected by intimate partner violence research project. Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre newsletter.

12.       Letourneau, N. & Duffett-Leger*, L. (2005). Experts on postpartum depression from the Universities of Alberta and Toronto come to Fredericton conference. The Canadian Mental Health Association New Brunswick Division Newsletter, 1(12).

11.       Letourneau, N. & Duffett-Leger*, L. (2004, 15 December). Researchers seeking mothers with depression. Letter to the Editor, Daily Gleaner, Fredericton, NB.

10        Letourneau, N. (2004, November 15). Support for adolescent mothers: A program of research. UNB Perspectives.

9.         Letourneau, N. (2000). Promoting optimal parent-infant interactions with keys to caregiving. NCAST News, 16 (3), 1-3.

8.         Williamson, D., Fast, J., Kachur, J., Letourneau, N., & Raine-Travers, K. (2000, March). Welfare-to-work in Canada: Implications for pre-school children’s health and development. National Council on Family Relations “Report” Newsletter.

7.         Letourneau, N. (1998). The effect of parent-infant interaction on infant development: Pilot study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

6.         Letourneau, N.  (1996) Infant cues: A key to caregiving. Alberta Pediatric Nurses Interest Group News, 9(3), 1-2.

5.         Letourneau, N. (1996). Promoting resiliency in children using the feeding and teaching scales. NCAST News, 12(3), 1-3, 6.    

4.         Letourneau, N.  (1996). How different pediatric professionals perceived and practised family-centred care. Alberta Pediatric Nurses Interest Group News, 9(2), 7-8.

3.         Letourneau, N. & Elliott, M. R. (1994, November).  Day care change increases risks for youngsters [Letter to the Editor] Edmonton Journal, p. A11.

2.         Letourneau, N. (1994).  Pediatric health-care professionals' perceptions and practices of family-centred care. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

1.         Evanochko-Henwick, C., Letourneau, N., Young, S., & Boyle, R. (1994).  Dr. Kathryn Barnard: STT Award winner visits Faculty of Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing: The Honour Roll, 3(2), 6.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations & Published Abstracts (*=trainee)

211.     Manhas, K., Dodd, S., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2017). Sharing Longitudinal, Non-Biological Birth Cohort Data: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Parent Consent Preferences. Presented at the 10th world congress on developmental origins of health and disease. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 15-18.

210.     Dodd, S.X., Manhas, K.P., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., and Tough, S.C. (2017). Governance and Privacy in a Provincial Data Repository: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Longitudinal Birth Cohort Parent Participants’ Perspectives on Sharing Adult vs. Child Research Data. Presented at Data 2017: 6th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications Conference and Proceedings, Madrid, Spain, (Conference July 24-26).

209.     Letourneau, N., Hart*, M., Anis*, L., Ewashen, C., Benzies, K., & Donnelly, C. (2016). Action Team on Triadic Attachment and Child Health (ATTACH): A Parental Reflective Function Intervention Pilot Study. Poster presented at the International Attachment Conference, London, UK, June 28.

208.     Letourneau, N., Jones, M., Ntanda, H., Kobor, M., Campbell, T., Giesbrecht, G., Deane, A., & Sekhon*, B. (2017). Association between pre and postpartum maternal distress and DNA methylation in boys and girls: Work to date. Women’s Mental Health Day Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 12. WON AWARD FOR BEST POSTER

207.     Letourneau, N., Jones, M., Ntanda, H., Kobor, M., Campbell, T., Giesbrecht, G., Deane, A., & Sekhon*, B. (2017) Association between pre and postpartum maternal distress and DNA methylation in boys and girls: Work to date. Alberta Epigenetics Network Annual Summit, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, March 27-28.

206.     Lee, S., Metcalfe, A., Raman, M., Leung, Y., Letourneau, N., Panaccione, R., Kaplan, G., Seow, C. (2017). Pregnant Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are at Increased Risk of vitamin D Insufficiency than Pregnant Women Without IBS. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, May, 2017.

205.     Letourneau, N. (2017). on behalf of Khambati, N., Kulkarni, C., Reynolds, J., Packard, B., Reeves, J., and Wittenberg J., Cosic, N., Rogozinsky, L., Halcrow, L., Cutler, M., Konrad, M., & Rewega, E. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: The Use of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires and Developmental Support Plans with Children with Suspected Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure (The HEART Project). Accepted at the 4th National Forum held on child and youth mental health by the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC). University of Calgary, Oct. 5.

204.     Letourneau, N., Jones, M., Ntanda, H., Kobor, M., Campbell, T., Giesbrecht, G., Deane, A., & Sekhon, B. (2017). Association between Pre and Postpartum maternal distress and DNA methuylation in boys and girls: work to date. Abstract presented at the Alberta Epigenetics Network (AEN), Lethbridge, Alberta, March 27th-28th.

203.     Letourneau, N., Hart*, M., Anis*, L., Ewashen, C., Benzies, K., & Donnelly, C. (2016). Action Team on Triadic Attachment and Child Health (ATTACH): A Parental Reflective Function Intervention Pilot Study. Paper presented at the 22nd International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress, Calgary, AB, September 19.

202.     Letourneau, N. (2016). Musings on Emphasizing Strengths: The Other Side of the Coin. Discussant of The Kids Are Alright Symposium during the 22nd International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress, Calgary, AB, September 20.

201.     McMorris, C., Lebel, C., Magel, C., Thomas, J., Dewey, D., Giesbrecht, G., & Letourneau, L. (2016). Pre- and post-natal maternal mental health and adverse child outcomes: Social-biological mechanisms. Symposium presented at the 22nd International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress, Calgary, AB, September 19.

200.     Silverstone, A., Cosic*, N., Linder, J., Hampton, M., Ursel, J., & Letourneau, N. (2016). Improving Domestic Violence Services for Jewish Communities across the Canadian Prairie Provinces. Poster presented at RESOLVE Research Day 2016 Conference, Calgary, October 5, 2016 & will be presented (by Andrea Silverstone) at Tahel 3rd International Conference, “Creating Safe Communities- Creating Hope”, Ramada Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel, Monday November 27-Wednesday November 29th 2017

199.     Barton, S., Hungler, K., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Mailloux, S. (2016). Finding Solutions Together: Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence in Alberta, Canada. 21st Conference of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International, October 26 – 28 2016, Melbourne, Australia, oral presentation.

198.     Barton, S., Hungler, K., Thummapol, O., McBride, D., Mailloux, S., & Letourneau, N. (2016). Cultural Transitions in Rural and Northern Canada: Finding Solutions through New Care Directions for Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence, ICCHNR 2016 symposium, September 15-16, 2016, Canterbury, England, poster presentation. (Barton presented, Awarded Best Poster out of 58 posters).

197.     Letourneau, N., Hart*, M., Anis, L. (2016). Action team on triadic attachment and child health (ATTACH): Developing and testing a reflective function attachment intervention. Presented at the 2016 International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Aug 30.

196.     Cosic*, N., Ntanda, H., Kozyrskyj, A., Giesbrecht, G. & Letourneau, N. The effects of perinatal distress, immune biomarkers and mother‑infant interaction quality on childhood atopic dermatitis (rash) at 18 months. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2016, 12(Suppl 1):22.192. 

195.     Wigmore*, J., Letourneau, N. (2016). The impact of maternal anxiety on maternal-infant attachment: a systematic review. Abstract presented at International Association for Child and adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress, Calgary, Sept. 19.

194.     Letourneau, N., Hart, M., Anis, L. (2016) Action team on triadic attachment and child health (ATTACH): Developing and testing a reflective function attachment intervention. Presented at the 15th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Prague, May 30.

193.     Tryphonopoulos, P.D., Letourneau, N. (2016). Promising results from an interaction guidance intervention for improving maternal-infant interaction quality of depressed mothers: A randomized controlled trial. Poster presented at the 15th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Prague, May 30.

192.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos, P.D. (2016). Narrative and meta-analytic review of interventions aimed at improving maternal-infant attachment. Paper presented at the 15th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Prague, May 30.

191.     Ntanda, H., Letourneau, N., Kozyrskyj, A., & Giesbrecht, G. (2016). Maternal sensitivity, social support,            distress and anxiety predict childhood atopic dermatitis. Presented at the AllerGen Workshop, Vancouver, May 29.

190.     Cosic*, N., Letourneau, N. Ntanda, H., Kozyrskyj, A., & Giesbrecht, G. (2016). The effects of perinatal distress, immune biomarkers and mother-infant interaction quality on childhood atopic dermatitis (rash) 18 months. Poster presented at the AllerGen’s 8th Research Conference, Innovation from Cell to Society, Connecting and Collaborating: Globalizing Advances in Allergic Disease Research, Vancouver, May 29.

189.     Cosic*, N., Letourneau, N. Ntanda, H., Kozyrskyj, A., & Giesbrecht, G. (2016). Maternal distress, infant cytokines & child atopy in APrON: Association between perinatal distress and abnormal infant cytokine differentiation on childhood atopic dermatitis. Presented at the ABC/SyMBIOTA Workshop, AllerGen’s 8th Research Conference, Innovation from Cell to Society, Connecting and Collaborating: Globalizing Advances in Allergic Disease Research, Vancouver, May 29.

188.     Tomfohr-Madsen, L., Sedov, I., Clayborne, Z., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., Giesbrecht, G. (2016). Family and Neighborhood SES are Associated with Changes in Infant Sleep Duration from 3- to 6-months of Age. Paper presented at Sleep Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June 12.

187.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Giesbrecht, G., Dennis, C., Bhogal, B., &Watson, B. (2016). A narrative and meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of attachment interventions. Presented at the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, Banff, February 11.

186.     Barton, S., Hungler, K., Brochu, B., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Mailloux, S. (2015). Alberta Research Project Report for Provincial Stakeholders: Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence. Paper presented to the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Nov. 8.

185.     Hungler, K., Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Mailloux, S. (2015). Rural and Northern Service Provider Response to Intimate Partner Violence in Alberta. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference, Nov. 9-10.

184.     Hungler, K., Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Mailloux, S. (2015). Responding Effectively to Intimate Partner Violence in Rural and Northern Regions of Canada. Paper presented at the Exploring Challenges / Creating Solutions (EPS/VS) Conference, Oct. 1-2, Edmonton 

183.     Hungler, K., Mailloux, S., Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., & Letourneau, N. (2015). Examining Rural/Remote Community Responses To IPV. Presentation to Family Violence Police Advisory Committee., Edmonton, Mar. 20.

182.     Hungler, K., Mailloux, S., Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., & Letourneau, N. (2015). Examining Rural/Remote Community Responses To IPV. Paper presented to the Alberta Justice and Solicitor General staff meeting. Jan. 8, 2015. Edmonton, Alberta

181.     Kang*, L.., Kozyrskyj, A.., Letourneau, N., Wynne-Edwards, K., Ntanda, H., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). The influence of fetal sex on glucocorticoid levels in maternal and cord blood. Poster presented at the Women & Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day 2015 conference, Edmonton, October 28.

180.     Poole, J.C., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T.S., Giesbrecht, G.F. (2015). Sexually dimorphic effects of prenatal maternal cortisol and psychological distress on infant HPA-axis. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, New Orleans, LA, November 12.

179.     Letourneau, N. Narrative and Meta-Analytic review of interventions aimed at improving maternal-infant attachment. Paper presented at the RESOLVE Research Day, Regina, Oct. 23.

178.     Kang*, L.J., Kozyrskyj, A.L., Letourneau, N.L., Wynne-Edwards, K., Ntanda, H., & Giesbrecht, G.F. (2015). The influence of fetal sex on glucocorticoid levels in maternal and cord blood. Poster presented at the RESOLVE Research Day 2015 conference, Regina, October 23.

177.     DaCosta, D., Zelkowitz, P. Letourneau, N., Dennis, C., Howlett, A., Russsell, B., Grover, S. Lowensteyn, I., Chan, P. Khalife, S. (2015). Healthy dads: What do men want in a website designed to promote emotional wellness and healthy behaviours in expectant fathers. Poster presented at the Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, November 4-6.

176.     Cosic*, N., Letourneau, N. Ntanda, H., Kozyrskyj, A., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). Fetal programming of infant stress reactivity and atopic disease. Poster presented at the CSACI Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, October 21-24.

175.     Cosic*, N., Letourneau, N. Ntanda, H., Kozyrskyj, A., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). Association between perinatal distress and abnormal cytokine differentiation on childhood atopic dermatitis. Poster and Oral presentation at Markin USRP in Health & Wellness Student Research Symposium. Calgary, AB, September 25.

174.     Cosic*, N., Letourneau, N. Ntanda, H., Kozyrskyj, A., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015). Association between prenatal distress and abnormal cytokine differentiation on childhood atopic dermatitis. Poster presentation at ACHRI Summer Student Symposium, Calgary, AB, August 20.

173.     Letourneau, N. Hart*, M., & Anis*, L. (2015). ATTACH: Progress Update. Poster presented at International Association for Study of Attachment. Miami, FL, November 10.

172.     Letourneau, N., Hart*, M., & Anis*, L. (2015). ATTACH: Progress Update. Paper presented at RESOLVE Research Day. Regina, SK, October 23. 

171.     Hart*, M., Anis*, L., Letourneau, N. (2015). ATTACH: Developing and Testing a

            Reflective Function Intervention. Poster presented at the 7th International Attachment Conference. New York, August 7.

170.     Rouleau*, C.R., Tomfohr, L.M., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015, April). Lower high frequency heart rate variability in early pregnancy mediates the association between maternal depressed mood and incident gestational hypertension. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(3), A-133.

169.     Thomas*, J., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., & Giesbrecht, G.F. (2015, April). Reduced maternal sensitivity as a mechanism by which prenatal maternal depression increases infant cortisol reactivity to stress. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(3), A-76.

168.     Giesbrecht, G., Campbell, T., & Letourneau, N. (2015, April). Sexually dimorphic adaptations in maternal HPA axis and ANS during pregnancy. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(3), A-43.

167.     Azar R., Blaquiere*, M., Letourneau N., Belanger M., & Sermer M. (2015, June). Are maternal prenatal smoking and perceived stress associated with umbilical cord C-reactive protein? A pilot study. International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE) 45st Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2015, September 8-11.

166.     Rouleau*, C., Tomfohr, L.M., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., & Giesbrecht, G. (2015, April). Lower high frequency heart rate variability in early pregnancy mediates the association between maternal depressed mood and incident gestational hypertension. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(3), A-133.

165.     Thomas, J., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., & Giesbrecht, G.F. (2015, April). Reduced maternal sensitivity as a mechanism by which prenatal maternal depression increases infant cortisol reactivity to stress. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(3), A-76.

164.     Giesbrecht, G.F., Campbell, T., & Letourneau, N. (2015, April). Sexually dimorphic adaptations in maternal HPA axis and ANS during pregnancy. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(3), A-43.

163.     Velji, Z., Manhas, K., Page, S., Dodd, S., Cui, X., Letourneau, N., & Tough, S. (2015). Using cognitive interviews to develop and online survey of parent perspectives on data sharing. Journal of Undergraduate Research in Alberta, 4(2).

162.     Da Costa, D., Zelkowitz, P., Letourneau, N., Dennis, C., Grover, S., Lowensteyn, I., …& Khalife, S. (2015, March 15). HealthyDads.ca: Development of an E-Health Program to Promote the Mental Health of New Fathers. International Conference of Masculinities, New York City.

161.     Rouleau, C., Tomfohr, L., Giesbrecht, G., Campbell, T., & Letourneau, N. (2015, March 18-21). Fetal Pro data on depressed mood, HRV, and gestational hypertension. American Psychosomatic Conference – 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting “From Cells to Community and Back”, Savannah, Georgia.

160.     Letourneau, N, Secco, L., Dennis, C., Stewart, M., Duffett-Leger, L., & Anis, L. (2014, November 13-15). Telephone-Based Peer Support Intervention for Postpartum Depression (PPD) Real World Implementation. Poster for Society for Research in Child Development conference, San Diego, California.

159.     Mailloux, S., Hungler, K., Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., & Letourneau, N. (2014). Examining Rural and Remote Community Responses to Intimate Partner Violence. Paper presented at the Provincial Family Violence Treatment Program 2014 Knowledge Sharing Forum, Executive Royal Inn Nisku-Leduc, October 16 & 17, 2014.

158.     Letourneau, N., & Anis, L. (2014, October 6). Action Team on Triadic Attachment and Child Health (ATTACH): Progress in Developing and Testing a Reflective Function Intervention. Paper presented at RESOLVE Research Day, Winnipeg, MB.

157.     Secco, L., Letourneau, N., & Collins, E. (2014, October 21). A qualitative exploration of maternal identity processes and IPV. Paper presented at the National Conference on Intimate Partner Violence: Learning and Innovating Together, Fredericton, NB.

156.     Ateah, C. & Letourneau, N. (2014, October 6). Parent-infant attachment: What do new parents need to know? Paper presented at RESOLVE Research Day, Winnipeg, MB.

155.     Morean*, G., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Anis, L., Poole, J. Giesbrecht, G., Hart, M., & Letourneau, N. (2014, August 19). Methods & approaches for saliva collection in 12-20 month old children. Poster presented at ACHRI Summer Student Research Day, Calgary, AB.

154.     Velji, Z, Manhas*, K., Dodd, S., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, August 19). The use of cognitive interviewing to clarify an online survey of parent perspectives on data sharing. Poster presented at ACHRI Summer Student Research Day, Calgary, AB.

153.     Dodd, S., Manhas*, K., Velji, Z, Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, August 19). Parent perspectives surrounding privacy, governance and consent for child research data repositories. Poster presented at ACHRI Summer Student Research Day, Calgary, AB.

152.     Veliji, Z., Manhas*, K., Dodd, S., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, September 6). The use of cognitive interviewing to clarify an online survey of parent perspectives on data sharing. Paper presented at Campus Alberta Student Conference on Health, Banff.  

151.     Dodd, S., Manhas*, K., Velij, Z., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, September 6). Parent perspectives surrounding privacy, governance and consent for child research data repositories. Campus Alberta Student Conference on Health, Banff.

150.     Raine*, K., Boyce, P., Thorpe, K., & Letourneau, N. (2014, September 11). Antenatal interpersonal sensitivity, perinatal depressive symptoms and subsequent mother-infant relationship quality. International Marce Society Scientific Conference, Sydney, Australia.

149.     Secco, L., & Letourneau, N. (2014, October 21-22). A Qualitative Exploration of Maternal Identity Processes and IPV. For the 2014 National Integrated Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Learning and Innovating Together.

148.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Dennis, C., Giesbrecht, G., Bhogal, B., & Watson, B. (2014, June 16). A narrative and meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of attachment interventions. Poster presented at the World Association of Infant Mental Health Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

147.     Manhas*, K.P., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014). Views and preferences of Alberta birth cohort parent participants on sharing research data. Rapid Fire Poster presentation for the IHDL Conference ID number 140.

146.     Manhas*, K.P., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014). Views and preferences of Alberta birth cohort parent participants on sharing research data. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1149.

145.     Secco, L., Letourneau, N., Campbell, M., Craig, S., & Colpitts, J. (2014, May 9). Stresses, strengths and experiences of mothers engaged in methadone maintenance treatment. Poster presented at Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

144.     Letourneau, N., Secco, L. & Colpitts, J. (2014, May 9). Telephone-based peer support intervention for postpartum depression: Real world implementation. Paper presented at Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

143.     Manhas, K.P., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, April 7). Views and preferences of Alberta birth cohort parent participants on sharing research data. Poster presented at ACHRI Research Day, Calgary, AB.

142.     Manhas, K.P., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, April 29). Views and preferences of Alberta birth cohort parent participants on sharing research data. Abstract presented at rapid-fire presentations at 2014 IHDL Conference, Vancouver.

141.     Manhas, K.P., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Cui, X., & Tough, S. (2014, April 25). Parent perspectives on sharing non-biological data from longitudinal birth cohorts. Poster presented at CAREB-

            ACCER 2014 National Conference, Montreal, PQ.

140.     Poole, J., Tomfohr, L., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., & Giesbrecht, G. (2014). The power of love: Social support moderates the prospective relationships between sleep quality and depressive symptoms in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(3), A-94.

139.     Giesbrecht, G., Letourneau, N., & Campbell, T. (2014). Fetal programming of infant Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis function. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(3), A-31-32.

138.     Thomas, J., Rash, J., Sajid, U., Campbell, T., Letourneau, L., & Giesbrecht, G. (2014). Maternal prenatal psychological distress and early infant respiratory sinus arrhythmia at rest and during stress. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(3), A-30-31.

137.     Rash, J., Sajid, U., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., & Giesbrecht, G. (2014). Prenatal cortisol exposure and early infant respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(3), A-106.

136.     Premji, S., Dahinten, S., Letourneau, N., et al. (2014, February 21) Stress-related pathways to preterm birth: “10/90” Gap. Abstract presented at Healthy Mothers and healthy Babies: New Research and Best Practices Conference, Vancouver, BC.

135.     Secco, M.L, Letouneau, N., & Craig, S. (2013, November 27) Stresses, strengths and experiences of mothers engaged in Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT). Graduate Thesis Forum, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.

134.     Kozyrskyj, A., Azad, M., Letourneau, N., Dahl, M., Brownell, M., & Chartier, M. (2013, November 17-20.) Role of maternal distress in the perinatal programming of allergic disease. Abstract presented at the 8th World congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Singapore. 

133.     Barton, S., Hungler, K., Brochu, B., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Thummapol, O. (2013). Creating a Rural and Northern Community Response Action Plan for Intimate Partner Violence across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and NWT. Poster Presented at the 27th Annual Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, Edmonton, AB, November.

132.     Premji, S., Dahinten,S.,  Letourneau, N.,  et al. (2013, October 28). Perinatal distress: Journeyed around the world, the discovered, minding the gap. Abstract presented at the 20th Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON.

            Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., Letourneau, N., & Hungler, K. (2013). Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence in Canada - An Alberta Perspective. Paper presented at RESOLVE Research Day, Calgary, July Oct. 2013.

131.     Letourneau, N., & Anis, L. (2013, August 31). A comparison of the CARE-Index and NCATS for assessing parent-infant interaction. Presented at 6th International Attachment Conference, Pavia, Italy, and published in Proceedings, pp 99-102.

130.     Tailor*, K., Piotrowski, C., Woodgate, R., & Letourneau, N. (2013, May 26). Traumatized siblings in violent families: The role of mothering and family distress. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Conference, Washington, DC.

129.     Manhas*, K.P., Adair, C.E., Page, S., Letourneau, N., Einsiedel, E., Richer, L., & Tough, S. (2013, May 22). Views & preferences of Alberta birth cohort parent participants on secondary use of research data. Poster presented at the Research Showcase, 10th Anniversary of the Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research, Calgary, AB.

128.     Tailor*, K., Woodgate, R., Piotrowski, C., & Letourneau, N. (2013, May 23-26). Childhood sexual abuse and adult religious life: Challenges of theory and method. Poster presented at the 25th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

127.     Premji, S., Dahinten, S. & Letourneau, N., et al. (2013) Biomarkers of Allostatic Load in LMIC pregnant women: Perinatal distress, preterm birth, and infant health. Abstract presented at U of C Global Health 101: Working Together, Calgary, AB, April 4.

126.     Barton, S., Brochu, B., McBride, D., and Letourneau, N. (2012).  Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence in Canada.  Paper presented at ICOWH 19th International Congress on Women's Health 2012, Bangkok, Thailand, November.

125.     Letourneau, N., Young Morris, C., Gill, C., & Secco, L. (2012, September 18). The Mothering Study: Mother-infant relationships in violent families. Paper presented at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

124.     Letourneau, N. (2012, September 22). Maternal depression and the Dynamic Maturational Model: How depression gets under the skin. Paper presented at the International Association for the Study of Attachment Biennial Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany.

123.     Tryphonopoulos*, P., & Letourneau, N. (2012, October 26) Professional interactions guidance to improve maternal-infant relationships of depressed mothers: A randomized controlled trial (RTC).  Abstract presented at “Making a Difference: Nursing Research in Action” 26th Annual Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

122.     Tryphonopoulos*, P., & Letourneau, N. (2012, May 28). Professional interactions guidance to improve maternal-infant relationships of depressed mothers: A randomized controlled trial (RTC). Poster presented at 2012 Early Brain & Biological Development Symposium, Banff, AB.

121.     Tailor*, K., & Letourneau, N. (2012, May 24) Gender and sex-based analysis and infants exposed to intimate partner violence. Poster presented at 2012 Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

120.     Giesbrecht, G., Kaplan, B., Campbell, T., & Letourneau, N. (2011). Momentary association of mood and cortisol in pregnancy: A fetal programming proof of concept. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73 (3), A130-131.

119.     Pawlowski, A., Poukhovski-Sheremetyev, I., Letourneau, N., Hegadoran, K., Daley, D., Austin, J., … & Kozyrskyj, A. (2011, November 30). Mother’s potential for self-blame in reaction to a genetic association study. Poster presented at 2011 Women & Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day, Edmonton, AB.

118.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Stewart, M., Dennis, C.L., Duffett-Leger*, L., Doucet*, A., …&  McGrath, P. (2011, November 29). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: The DADS study. Poster presented Canadian Mental Health Association Fredericton/Oromocto Region 2nd Annual Men’s Conference.

117.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Stewart, M., Dennis, C.L., Duffett-Leger*, L., Doucet*, A., …& McGrath, P. (2011, November 8). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: The DADS study. Poster presented at New Brunswick Health Research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference, Moncton, NB.

116.     Letourneau, N., & Tryphonopoulos*, P. (2011, November 8) Professional Interaction guidance to improve maternal-infant relationships of depressed mother: A randomized controlled trial (RCT). Poster presented at New Brunswick Health Research Foundation 3rd Annual Health Research Conference, Moncton, NB.

115.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Stewart, M., Dennis, C.L., Duffett-Leger*, L., Doucet*, A., …& McGrath, P. (2011, October 20). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: The DADS study. Poster presented at Strategies for Working with Fathers V Conference, Toronto, ON.

114.     Giesbrecht, G., Dewey, D., Leung, B., Kaplan, B. J., Campbell, T. S., & Letourneau, N. (2011, September). Fetal Programming of Infant State Regulation. Poster presented at the 7th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Portland Oregon.

113.     Tryphonopoulos, P., & Letourneau, N. (2011, September 19). Professional interaction guidance to improve maternal-infant relationships of depressed mothers: A randomized controlled trial (RTC). Poster presented at the 14th Biennial NCAST Institute New Directions in Infant Mental Health Practice: Containment & Reciprocity and the Stress/Trauma Continuum, Seattle, Washington.

112.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Stewart, M., Dennis, C.L., Duffett-Leger*, L., Doucet*, A., …& McGrath, P. (2011, September 14-17). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: The DADS study. Poster presented at Postpartum Support International Confernce: Whole Care for the Whole Family, Seattle, Washington.

111.     Raine*, K., & Letourneau, N. (2011, June 10). The Perinatal Depression Screening and CARE Project. Poster presented at Reproductive, Maternal & Child Health Research Theme Day, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia.

110.     Gill, C., Letourneau, N., & Young, C. (2011, May 30). Mother-infant relationships in violent families.  Violence Against Women International Conference, Montreal, QC.

109.     Giesbrecht, G., Dewey, D., Leung, B., Kaplan, B.H., Campbell, T. S., Letourneau, N. & the APrON Study Team (2011, May 19). Fetal Programming of Infant State Regulation. Poster presented at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health: Behaviour and the Developing Brain Research Theme Group Symposium, Calgary, AB.

108.     Tryphonopoulos*, P., & Letourneau, N. (2011, May) Professional interaction guidance to improve maternal-infant relationships of depressed mothers: A randomized controlled trial (RTC). Poster presented UNB Faculty of Nursing 16th Annual Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

107.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Stewart, M., Dennis, C.L., Duffett-Leger*, L., Doucet*, A., …&  McGrath, P. (2011, May 6). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: The DADS study.  UNB Faculty of Nursing 16th Annual Nursing Research Day, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.

106.     Tryphonopoulos*, P., & Letourneau, N. (2011, April 29). Professional interaction guidance to improve maternal-infant relationships of depressed mothers: A randomized controlled trial (RTC). Presented at University of New Brunswick 2011 Graduate Research Conference, Fredericton, NB.

105.     Giesbrecht, G., Kaplan, B.J., Campbell, T.S., & Letourneau, N. (2011, March). Momentary association of mood and cortisol in pregnancy: A fetal programming proof of concept. Paper presented at the 69th annual scientific meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, San Antonio, TX.

104.     Ladouceur, E., Anderson, S., McNiel, D., Stewart, M., Cicutto, L., Masuda, J., Letourneau, N., et al. (2011, February 7). Online Support for Children with Asthma and Allergies: “I”m not the only one left out, so I feel much better in the group.”  AllerGen, Sixth Annual Research Conference, Vancouver, BC.

103.     Ladouceur, E., Anderson, S., Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Letourneau, N., et al. (2011, February 6). “There’s more people like this, so you shouldn’t feel bad about yourself”: Internet Peer Support for Youth with Asthma and Severe Allergies. AllerGen, Sixth Annual Research Conference, Vancouver, BC.

102.     Secco, L., Letourneau, N., & Young, C. (2010, November 4). The Mothering Study: Supporting Mother-Infant Relationships Affected by Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Muriel McQueen Fergusson National Research Day, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

101.     Holtslander, L., Letourneau, N., Paterson, B., Turner, H., & Kornder, N. (2010, October 20-23). Identifying the Needs of Parents of Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes to Aid in the Creation of an Online Support Intervention. Poster presented at the 2010 CDA/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB.

100.     Letourneau, N., Kwan, A., Gofton, L., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C-L., & Duffett-Leger*, L. (2010, May 3). Mothers Offering Mentorship and Support: A RCT to Evaluate the Effect of Home-Based Peer Support on Maternal and Infant Outcomes. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Montreal, QC.

99.       Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Weigum*, N., & Weeks*, M. (2010, July 23). Identifying the Support Needs of Fathers Affected by Postpartum Depression: The DADS Study.  Presentation at Addiction & Mental Health In-Service, Fredericton, NB.

98.       Letourneau, N., Piotrowski, C., Stewart-Tufescu, A., Nixon, K., McLean, K., & Hoffman, J. (2010, June 3-5). The Effects of Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence on Children. Symposium presented at 2010 Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB.

97.       Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., & Richer*, D. (2010, April 16). Identifying support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression. Abstract presented at UNB Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

96.       Letourneau, N., Donovan, J., Van Driel*, K., & Joschko*, J. (2010, April 16). Mothering though domestic violence: Intersections with justice. Abstract presented at UNB Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

95.       McGhan, S., Anderson, S., Cicutto, L., Kwan, A., Rautiainen, K.C., Sharpe, H., Masuda, J., Letourneau, N., Moisey, S., Stewart, M., Satt, S., & Becker, A. (2009, November 7). Knowledge translation of childhood asthma education for healthcare professionals. Presented at National Respiratory Care & Education Conference, Whistler, BC.

94.       Letourneau, N., & Donovan*, J. (2009, May 1). Service providers’ perspectives of mother-infant relationships affected by intimate partner violence. Abstract presented at UNB Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

93.       Hegadoren, K., Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Dennis, C-L., Willms, J., Duffett-Leger* & Jones, Z. (2008, November 10-13). Mothers offering mentorship and support (MOMS): A novel intervention for postpartum depression. Abstract submitted for the XI Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Quito, Ecuador.

92.       Letourneau, N. (2008, November 7). They need an anchor: service providers’ perceptions of the need of mothers affected by intimate partner violence. Invited speaker at Resolve Research Day, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

91.       Kushner, K., Williamson, D., Rempel, G., Breitkreuz, R., Letourneau, N., & Charchuk, M. (2008, October 22-24). Anticipating fatherhood: Men’s meanings and idea(l)s. Paper presented at Father Involvement Research Alliance (FIRA) Conference, Toronto, ON.

90.       Letourneau, N., Hauer, C., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Weeks*, M. (2008, October 22-24). Supporting fathers affected by postpartum depression in their partner: Results of a pilot study. Abstract presented at Father Involvement Research Alliance (FIRA) Conference, Toronto, ON.

89.       Kushner, K., Williamson, D., Rempel, G., Breitkruez*, R., Letourneau, N., & Pitre, N. (2008, October 22). Anticipating motherhood: Women’s meanings and idea(l)s. Paper  presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

88.       Macdonald, J., Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Cicutto, L., Letourneau, N., McGhan, S., … & Daum, C.

            (2008, October 19-22). Breathe easy: Designing an accessible and innovative online support program for youth with asthma and/or life threatening allergies. Poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB.

87.       Kushner, K., Williamson, D., Rempel, G., Breitkruez, R., Letourneau, N., & Pitre, N. (2008, October 3-6). Anticipating motherhood: Women’s meanings and idea(l)s. Poster presentation at the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology’s Qualitative Health Research Conference, Banff, AB.

86.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C-L., Willms, D., & Duffett-Leger, L. (2008, May 31-June 2). Mothers offering mentorship and support intervention (MOMS Study): Maternal-infant interactions and stress hormones. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Social Stress Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

85.       Letourneau, N. & Tryphonopoulos, P. (2008, April 25). Maternal-infant interaction and salivary cortisol levels in depressed and well mothers. Abstract presented at UNB Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

84.       Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Cicutto, L., Letourneau, N., McGhan, S., Watt, S., … & Sachs, R. (2008, February 10-12). Health professionals delivering asthma education and support to children with asthma. Paper presented at Allergen’s 3rd Annual Conference, Banff, AB.

83.       Masuda, J., Daum, C., Macdonald, J., Sachs, R., Steward, M., Letourneau, N., … & Becker, A. (2008, February 10-12). Peer support for youth with asthma and life threatening allergies in rural and urban communities. Poster presented at Allergen’s 3rd Annual Conference, Banff, AB.

82.       Masuda, J., Daum, C., Sachs, R., Macdonald, J., Steward, M., Letourneau, N., … & Majaesic, C. (2008, February 10-12). Building continuity of support for allergic children with asthma and/or anaphylaxis and their families. Poster presented at Allergen’s 3rd Annual Research Conference, Banff, AB.

81.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., Duffett-Weeks*, H., & Hiscock, C. (2007, November 30-December 2). Mothers offering mentorship and support intervention (MOMS Study). Poster presented at the Zero to Three National Training Institute (NTI) Conference, Orlando, FL.

80.       McGhan, S., Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Letourneau, N., Watt, S., Cicutto, L., …& Becker, A. (2007, November 15-17). Peer support for youth with asthma and life threatening allergies in rural and urban communities. ASED, Halifax, NS.

79.       McGhan, S., Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Letourneau, N., Watt, S., Cicutto, L., … & Becker, A. (2007, November 15-17). Successful online learning to build capacity among health providers delivering education to children with asthma. ASED, Halifax, NS.

78.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., Duffett-Weeks*, H., & Hiscock, C. (2007, October 18-20). Mothers offering mentorship and support intervention (MOMS Study). Poster presented at the 18th National AWHONN Canada Conference: Women, Newborns, and Nurses…on the Edge: Living, Learning, Leading, Halifax, NS.

77.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Hauer, C., & Alexander, W. (2007, October 18-20). Supporting mothers with PPD: What do fathers need to know? Poster presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Association for Research in Mothering on Maternal Health and Well-Being, Toronto, ON.

76.       Stewart, M., Kushner, K., Letourneau, N., Spitzer, D., Greaves, L., & Boscoe, M. 

(2007, October 1-3). Women and smoking – Reflections from a smoking cessation program for women living on low incomes. 5th National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Edmonton, AB.

75.       Giberson, F., Letourneau, N. Clark, P., & Nason, E. (2007, February 13). Free Cochrane Library access to all New Brunswickers. Paper presented at the Canadian Cochrane Symposium, Ottawa, ON.

74.       Letourneau, N., Fedick*, C., & Willms, J. D. (2007, June 8). Mothering and domestic violence: A longitudinal analysis. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.

73.       Letourneau, N., Fedick*, C., & Willms, J. D. (2007, May 11). Mothering and domestic violence: A longitudinal analysis. Poster presented at the Center for Children and Families in the Justice System 3rd International Conference, London, ON.

72.       Letourneau, N., Fedick*, C., Dennis, C., Hegadoren, K., Stewart, M., & Willms, D. (2007, March 30). The effects of postpartum depression on children over time. Poster presented to the Society for Research in Child Development, Biennial Meeting, Boston, MA.

71.       Birch, J., Rasmussen, C., Baydala, L., Wikman, E., Charchun, J., Letourneau, N., & Bisanz, J. (2006, October 30-November 1). Behavioural and emotional assessment scales as related to academic achievement in Canadian Aboriginal children.  Poster session presented at the Alberta Mental Health Research Showcase, Banff, AB.

70.       Baydala, L., Wikman, E., Bisanz, J., Charchun, J., Letourneau, N. & Rasmussen, C. (2006, October 30-November 1). Aboriginal children’s academic achievement. Paper presented at the Alberta Mental Health Research Showcase, Banff, AB.

69.       Peng, X., Willms, J., & Letourneau, N. (2006, October 5-7). From evaluation to intervention: Early surveillance of childhood obesity in New Brunswick. Poster presented at the 1st Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, Vancouver, BC.

68.       Secco, M.L., Kennedy, E., Profit, S., Walsh, A., & Letourneau, N. (2006, May 25-26). Factors influencing postpartum depression among adolescent mothers. Paper presented at the Annual Cape Breton Health Research Symposium, Sydney, NS.

67.       Letourneau, N., & Duffett-Leger, L. (2006, April 28). Postpartum depression: Causes, consequences, and support intervention. Paper presented at the UNB Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

66.       Letourneau, N., Fedick*, C., Dennis, C., Hegadoren, K., Stewart, M., & Willms, D. (2006, April 28). The effects of postpartum depression on children over time. Paper presented at the UNB Nursing Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

65.       Jung, V., Short, R., Letourneau, N., & Andrews, D. (2006, February 26-28). Interventions with depressed mothers and their infants: modifying interactive behaviours. Paper presented at the Resilience in Children Conference, New York Academy of Sciences & Brown Medical School, New York, NY.

64.       Hegadoren, K., Letourneau, N., & Coupland, N. (2006, February 16-19). Is postpartum depression a unique form of depression? A review of the literature. Abstract presented at the 14th Annual Western Perinatal Research Meeting, Banff, AB.

63.       Birch, J., Charchun, J., Baydala, L., Rasmussen, C., Bisanz, J., & Letourneau, N. (2006, January 26). Behavior assessment scale for children as a predictor of academic achievement at mother earth’s children’s charter school. Poster presented at Caritas Research Day, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Edmonton, AB.

62.       Letourneau, N., & Willms, D. (2005, November 18-19). Growth modeling of social environmental predictors of adolescents’ and older mothers’ children’s anxiety: Preliminary findings. Paper presented at the Federation of Canadian Demographers Conference, Montreal, QC.

61.       Vaillancourt, T., & Letourneau, N. (2005, November 18-19). Paper symposium: New directions in the modeling of typical and atypical development. Paper presented at the Federation of Canadian Demographers Conference, Montreal, QC.

60.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., & Doiron, N. (2005, November 7). Supporting mothering after violence: A community-based research plan. Poster presented to the Partnering for Change Research Day, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, Fredericton, NB.

59.       Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger*, L., Stewart, M., Dennis, C.L., Hegadoren, K., & Rinaldi, C. (2005, October 24-26). Support for women who experienced symptoms of postpartum depression. Poster presented at the Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research Forum, White Rock, NS.

58.       Short, R., Jung, V. Letourneau, N. & Andrews, D. (2005, October 16-19). Intervention for mothers with postpartum depression promotes positive mother-infant interactions. Paper presented to the Canadian Association of Pediatric Health Centres Conference Annual Meeting, Saint John’s, NF.

57.       Letourneau, N., Baydala, L., Bisanz, J., Pearce, M., Sherman, J., Rasmussen*, C. & Wickman, E. (2005, September 23). Mother Earth’s Children’s Charter School longitudinal study. Paper presented at the Conference on Aboriginal Science and Technology, Sydney, NS.

56.       Letourneau, N. Stewart, M., Reutter, L., & Hungler*, K. (2005, June 17). Support intervention for homeless youth. Pathways to Resilience: An International Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

55.       Letourneau, N., White*, K. & Duffett-Leger*, L. Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C., & Rinaldi, C. (2005, June 17). Mothers’ and service providers’ perspectives of support needs related to postpartum depression. Canadian Social Welfare Policy Conference, Fredericton, NB.

54.       Drummond, J., Neufeld, S., & Letourneau, N. (2005, June 1-4). Statistical power in community-based family nursing research. 7th International Family Nursing Conference: Opening Spaces: Inviting Dialogue in Family Nursing, Victoria, BC.

53.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., Letourneau, N., & Hungler, K. (2005, May 17-20). Innovative support intervention for homeless youth. Canadian Conference on Homelessness, Ottawa, ON.

52.       Letourneau, N., Bentley White*, K., Duffett-Leger*, L., Hegadoren, K., & French, R. (2005, May 6). Support for women who experienced symptoms of postpartum depression: Challenges and dilemmas in data collection in rural and urban study sites. UNB Faculty of Nursing 10th Annual Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

51.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C., & Rinaldi, C. (2005). Postpartum depression: Maternal and service providers’ perspectives of support needs. Advances in Qualitative Methods, University of Alberta International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Conference, Edmonton, AB, February 19.

50.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., Letourneau, N., & Hungler, K. (2005, February 19). Utilizing qualitative methods of data collection with homeless youth. Advances in Qualitative Methods, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Conference, Edmonton, AB.

49.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C., & Rinaldi, C. (2005, February 19). Mothers’ and service providers’ perspectives of support needs related to postpartum depression. Western Perinatal Research Conference, Banff, AB.

48        Willms, J., Letourneau, N. et al. (2005, February 17). Raising and leveling the bar: A collaborative research initiative on children’s learning, behavioural & health outcomes. Poster presented at the SSHRC Initiative on the New Economy Research Exhibition, Ottawa, ON.

47.       Reutter, L., Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., & Hungler*, K. (2004, October 29). Support intervention for homeless youth. Paper presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, Edmonton, AB.

46.       Drummond, J., Letourneau, N. Stewart, M., & Weir, A. (2004, October 29). Effectiveness of teaching an early parenting approach within a community-based support service for adolescent mothers. KEYNOTE paper presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, Edmonton, AB.

45.       Letourneau, N., Drummond, J., Stewart, M., Weir, A., & Barnfather, A. (2004, October 29). Support-education intervention for teenage mothers. Paper presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, Edmonton, AB.

44.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., & Letourneau, N. (2004, October 29). Support interventions for vulnerable youth. Symposium presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, Edmonton, AB.

43.       Letourneau, N., Willms, J.D., Fedick*, C., White*, K., & Stewart, M. (2004, October 1). A longitudinal study of social environmental predictors of adolescents’ children’s anxiety (Preliminary findings). Presented at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research New Investigators Meeting, Toronto, ON.

42.       Magill-Evans, J., Stewart, M., Ray, L., Erickson, D., & Letourneau, N. (2004, June 24). Impact of on-line support for adolescents with disabilities. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Charlottetown, PEI.

41.       Letourneau, N. & Stewart, M. (2004, June 1). Creating supportive environments for women with postpartum depression. Atlantic Health Promotion Research Forum, Moncton, NB.

40.       Letourneau, N., Drummond, J., Stewart, M., Weir, A., & Barnfather, A. (2004, May 7). Support-education intervention for teenage mothers. University of New Brunswick Faculty of Nursing, 9th Annual Research Day, Fredericton, NB.

39.       Letourneau, N. & Barnfather, A. (Chairs). (2004, March 13). Support interventions for vulnerable youth (Paper Symposium). Symposium presented at the Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Conference, Baltimore, MD.

38.       Letourneau, N., Drummond, J., & Weir, A. (2004, March 13). Support-education intervention for teenage mothers. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Conference, Baltimore, MD.

37.       Barnfather, A., Stewart, M., Neufeld, A., Liu, L., Warren, S., & Letourneau, N. (2003, November 17). Telephone support for family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions.  Final results presented to The Capital Care Group Annual Research Symposium, Edmonton, AB.

36.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Reutter, L., & Campbell, R. (2003, November 2). Support intervention for homeless youth: Phase I assessment. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 37th Biennial Convention, Toronto, ON.

35.       Magill-Evans, J., Stewart, M., Ray, L., Erikson, D., Letourneau, N., & Barnfather, A. (2004, May 27-28). Impact of on-line support for adolescents with disabilities. Paper accepted for presentation to the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Toronto, ON.

34.       Magill-Evans, J., Stewart, M., Ray, L., Erickson, D., & Letourneau, N. (2003, May 23) Social support and adolescents with cerebral palsy or spina bifida. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

33.       Salkie, F., Williamson, D., & Letourneau, N. (2003, May 10-13). Welfare reform policy and young children’s development. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association 94th Annual Conference, Calgary, AB.

32.       Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Reutter, L., & Campbell, R. (2003, May 2-5). Reaching a vulnerable population through participatory approaches and qualitative methods. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Institute for Qualitative Methodology Conference, Banff, AB.

31.       Letourneau, N., Salkie, F., & Williamson, D. (2003, March 16-19). Canadian welfare policy reform: Effects on mothers and children. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science (Theme: Effective programs for early child development: Linking research to policy and practice), Banff, AB.

30.       Barnfather, A., Stewart, M., Letourneau, N., Neufeld, A., Liu, L., Warren, S., & Barret, L. (2002, November 25). Building relationships for family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions: Perceived impact of a support intervention. Poster accepted at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.

29.       Barnfather, A., Stewart, M., Neufeld, A., Liu, L., Warren, S., Letourneau, N. & Barrett, L. (2002, November 25). Building relationships for family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions: Perceived impact of a support intervention.  Paper presented to the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA.

28.       Salkie, F., Williamson, D., Fast, J., Letourneau, N., & Dennis, D. (2002, November 7-9). Welfare reform and pre-school children’s outcomes: Basing policy recommendations on a comprehensive assessment of mediating factors. Paper presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Dallas, TX.

27.       Letourneau, N., Neufeld, S., & Drummond, J. (2002, November 1). Treatment for craniosynostosis: Facilitation of parental decision making. Poster presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

26.       Stewart, M., Barnfather, A., Neufeld, A., Liu, L., Warren, S., Letourneau, N., & Barrett, L. (2002, October, 26). Telephone support for family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions: Essential elements of support interventions. Paper presented to the Canadian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.

25.       Stewart, M., Barnfather, A., Neufeld, A., Liu, L., Warren, S., Letourneau, N., & Barrett, L (2002, October 24-26). Telephone support for family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions: Essential elements of support interventions. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.

24.       Letourneau, N., Williamson, D., Salkie, F., Dennis, D., & Hungler*, K. (2002, August 1-3). Parent-child interaction of Canadian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in poverty. Paper presented to the 10th Biennial NCAST Institute “Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy”, Seattle, WA.

23.       Neufeld, S., Letourneau, N., & Drummond, J. (2002, June 19-21). Treatment for craniosynostosis: Facilitation of parental decision making. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Neurosciences Nurses 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Vancouver, BC.

22.       Welfare-to-Work Research Team (N. Letourneau, presenter). (2002, June 14.). Welfare-to-work: Implications for pre-school children’s health and development. Poster presented at the Health Promotion, Shaping Health Reform Conference, Edmonton, AB.

21.       Williamson, D., Salkie, F., Fast, J., Dennis, D., & Letourneau, N. (2001, November 10). Welfare policy reform, family, environment, and child outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Rochester, NY.

20.       Williamson, D. & Letourneau, N. (2001, March 14-16). Low-income people’s perspective on health-related services and supports. Children and Families Celebrating Strengths (CPNP/CAPC), Edmonton, AB.

19.       Williamson, D., Fast, J., Letourneau, N., Salkie, F., & Dennis, D. (2001, June 17-20). Children in poverty: Does parental employment make a difference? Paper presented at the Tenth Biennial Conference on Canadian Social Welfare Policy, Calgary, AB.

18.       Stewart, M., Reutter, L., Raine, K., Williamson, D., Fast, J., Letourneau, N., … & Raphael, D. (2000, October 25). Low-income consumers’ perspectives on determinants of health services use. Poster presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Conference, Ottawa, ON.

17.       Letourneau, N. (2000, July 16-19). The effect of improved parent-infant interaction on infant development: Pilot study. Poster presented at XIIth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Brighton, UK.

16.       Letourneau, N., Drummond, J., & Kysela, G. (2000, July 19-22). Building parenting capacity in disadvantaged families. Paper presented at the 5th International Family Nursing Conference, Chicago, IL.

15.       Drummond, J., Letourneau, N., & Kysela, G. (2000, January 27-29). Promising practices for building parenting capacity in mothers living in risky situations. Paper presented at The Early Years: Supporting Families and Young Children, Vancouver, BC.

14.       Williamson D., Salkie F., Fast J., Dennis D., & Letourneau N. (1999, November 12-15). Welfare policy reform, family environment, and child outcomes. Presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Irvine, CA.

13.       Drummond, J., Letourneau, N., Kysela, G., & MacDonald, L. (1999, November 25-27). Promising practices for building parenting capacity in mothers living in risky situations. Paper presented at Linking Research to Practice: Second Canadian Forum, Ottawa, ON.

12.       Letourneau, N. (1999, October 1-2). Teen Mothers: Early Intervention Enhances Parents’ Capacities and Infant Development. Poster presented at the Together We Can: Mental Health for Children and Families, Edmonton, AB.

11.       Letourneau, N. (1999, June 17). Nursing intervention improves adolescent parent-infant interactions and infant development. Poster presented at the International Nursing Research Conference-Theme: From “Research to Practice”, Edmonton, AB.

10.       Drummond, J. & Letourneau, N. (1999, March 9). Building parenting capacities: A research program. Paper presented at Margaret Scott Wright Research Day, Edmonton, AB.

9.         Letourneau, N. (1999, February 12-14). The effect of improved parent-infant interaction on infant development: Pilot study. Poster presented at the Western Perinatal Research Meeting, Banff, AB.

8.         Letourneau, N. (1997, May 30). Fostering positive parent-infant interaction and resiliency in infants and young children: Poster presentation of a case study. Poster presented at Sharing the Caring of Mothers and Babies: A Conference for Health Care Providers, Edmonton, AB.

7.         Letourneau, N. (1996, July 15-17). Fostering positive parent-infant interaction and resiliency in infants and young children: Poster presentation of a case study. Poster presented at the NCAST Institute ‘96, Promoting protective factors: Individual, family, community, Bellevue, WA.

6.         Elliott, R., Reilly, S., & Letourneau, N. (1996, July 15-17). The development of an experiment to reduce crying in early infancy. Poster presented at the NCAST Institute ‘96, Promoting protective factors: Individual, family, community, Bellevue, WA.

5.         Elliott, M., Reilly, S., & Letourneau, N. (1995, December 2). Infant crying and soothing: Development of and results from a program of nursing research. Poster presented at Zero to Three: National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, Atlanta, GA.   

4.         Letourneau, N. (1995, December 2). Fostering resiliency in infants and young children through research in practice: A case study approach. Poster presented at Zero to Three: National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, Atlanta, GA.

3.         Letourneau, N. (1995, March 14). The effect of different infant soothing interventions on parent-infant interaction and on infant crying: A progress report. Paper presented at the 1995 Margaret Scott Wright Lectureship and Research Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

2.         Letourneau, N. (1995, March 14). Pediatric health-care professionals' perceptions and practices of family-centred care.  Paper presented at the Margaret Scott Wright Lectureship and Research Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

1.         Letourneau, N. (1995, February 17). Pediatric health-care professionals' perceptions and practices of family-centred care.  Poster presented at the Western Perinatal Research Meeting, Banff, AB.