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Publications

Research Posters
               

     

 

Abbreviated List of Publications

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

S          Labarre, M., Bourassa, C., Turcotte, P., Letourneau, N. Intervening with violent fathers. Journal of Family Violence.

S          Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger, L., Secco, L. & Stewart, M. Community adaptation of a telephone peer support program. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

I           Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., & Giesbrecht, G. Maternal sensitive responsiveness moderates the relationship between perinatal distress and children’s stress reactivity. Development and Psychopathology.

I           Letourneau, N., McMaster, F., Suchman, N. & Joschko, J. Narrative review of the association between attachment pattern and brain structure and function. Attachment and Human Development.

S          Bourassa, C., Turcotte, P., Lessard, G., Letourneau, N., & Labarre, M. (in review). La paternité dans un contexte de violence conjugale: Le point de vue de pères participant à une thérapie pour violence conjugale. La Revue Internationale de L’éducation Familiale.

1.     Kushner, K., Sopcak, N., Breitkreuz, R., Pitre, N., Williamson, D., Stewart, M. & Letourneau, N. (in press). On shifting ground: First-time parents’ ideal support for integration of family and paid work. Community, Work, & Family.

2.     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.

3.     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.

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

5.     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.

6.     Letourneau, N., Whitty, P., Schryer, E., &Watson*, B. (in press). The Influence of newborn early literacy intervention programs in three Canadian provinces. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing.

7.     Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos*, P., Dennis, C., Giesbrecht, G., Bhogal, B., &Watson, B. (in press). A narrative and meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of attachment interventions. Infant Mental Health Journal.             

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

9.     Tomfohr, L., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., & Giesbrecht, G. (in press). Trajectories of Sleep Quality and Associations with Mood during the Perinatal Period. SLEEP.

10.     Schyer, E., Letourneau, N., & Sloat, E. (2015). Effects of an Animated Book Reading Intervention (ABRI) on emergent literacy skill development: An early pilot study. Journal of Early Intervention.

11.       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.

12.       Manhas, K., Page, S. Dodd, S., Letourneau, N., Page, S., Ambrose, A., & Tough. S. (in press). Parent perspectives on privacy and governance for a pediatric repository of non-biological, research data. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics.

13.       Sloat, E., Letourneau, N., Colpitts, J., & Schryer*, E. (in press). Parent-mediated reading interventions with children up to 4 years old: A systematic review. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing.

14.       Stewart, M., Masuda, J., Evans, J., Letourneau, N. & Edey, J. (in press). Respiratory health inequities experienced by low income children. Journal of Poverty.

15.       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.

16.       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.

17.       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.

18.       Stewart, M., Dennis, C. L., 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.

19.       Leger*, J. & Letourneau, N. (in press). New mothers and postpartum depression: A narrative review of peer support intervention studies. Health and Social Care in the Community.

20.       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.  

21.       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.

22.       Bourassa, C., Labarre, M., Turcotte, P., Lessard, G., & Letourneau, N. (in press). Violence conjugale

            et paternite: les defies de l’intervention sociale. La Revue Service Social.

23.        Tailor*, K., Piotrowski, C., Letourneau, N., & Woodgate, R. (in press) Child sexual abuse and adult

            religious life: Challenges of theory and method. Journal of Child sexual Abuse.

24.       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.

25.       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.

26.       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.

27.       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.

28.       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.

29.       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.

30.       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.

31.       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.

32.       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.

33.       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.

34.       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.

35.       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.

36.       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.

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.

Books & Book Contributions (*=student)

1.       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.

 

2.       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.

3.       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.

4.       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.

5.       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.

6.       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.

7.       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.

8.       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.

9.       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.

10.       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.

11.       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.

12.       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.

13.       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.

14.       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.

16.       Letourneau, N. & Joschko, J. (2013). Scientific Parenting: What science reveals about parental influence. Toronto, ON: Dundurn Publishers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

6.       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. 

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

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

            Reflective Function Intervention. 7th International Attachment Conference. New York.

2.     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.

3.     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.

4.     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.

5.     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.

6.     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.

7.     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.

8.     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.

9.     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).

10.     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.

11.     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.

12.     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.

13.     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.

14.     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.

15.     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.

16.     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.

17.     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.

18.     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.

19.     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.  

20.     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.

21.     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.

22.     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.

23.     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.

24.     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.

25.     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.

26.     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.

27.     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.

28.     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.

29.       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.

30.     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.

31.     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.

32.     Giesbrecht, G., Letourneau, N., & Campbell, T. (2014). Fetal programming of infant

            Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis function.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(3), A-31-32.

33.     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.

34.     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.

35.     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.

36.     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.

37.     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.

38.     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.

39.     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.

40.     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.

41.     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.

42.     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.

43.     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.