Publications

Peer-reviewed Scientific Publications 

Published 

2018

  1. Laplante, D.P., Simcock, G., Cao-Lei, L., Mouallem, M., Elgbeili, G., Brunet, A., Kildea, S. and King, S.. (accepted) The 5-HTTLPR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene moderates the relationship between disaster-related maternal prenatal stress and autism spectrum disorder symptoms in boys: the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Development and Psychopathology.
  2. Simcock, G., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Kildea, S., & King, S. (in press). A trajectory analysis of childhood motor development following stress in pregnancy: The QF2011 Flood Study. Developmental Psychobiology. doi:10.1002/dev.21767
  3. McLean, M., Cobham, V., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2018). The role of prenatal maternal stress in the development of childhood anxiety symptomology: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 995-1007. doi:10.1017/S0954579418000408 (Special issue “Developmental origins of psychopathology: Mechanisms, processes, and pathways linking the prenatal environment and postnatal outcomes”)
  4. Simcock, G., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., & King, S. (2018). Disaster in pregnancy: Midwifery continuity positively impacts infant neurodevelopment, QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 18:309. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-1944-5
  5. St-Pierre, J., Laplante, D. P., Elgbeili, G., Dawson, P. A., Kildea, S., King, S., Vaillancourt, C. (in press). Natural disaster-related prenatal maternal stress is associated with alterations in placental glucocorticoid system: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.04.027
  6. Moss, K.M., Simcock, G., Cobham, V. E., Kildea, S., Laplante, D. P., & King, S. (2018). Continuous, emerging, and dissipating associations between prenatal maternal stress and child cognitive and motor development: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Early Human Development, 119, 29-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2018.02.022
  7. Kildea, S., Simcock, G., Liu, A., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D. P., Kahler, A., Austin, M.-P., Tracy, S., Kruske, S., Tracy, M., O’Hara, M., King, S. (2018). Continuity of midwifery carer moderates the effects of prenatal maternal stress on postnatal maternal wellbeing: the Queensland flood study. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 21, 203 - 214. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-017-0781-2

2017

  1. Austin, M-P., Christl, B., McMahon, C., Kildea, S., Reilly, N., Yin, C., Simcock, G., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., & King, S., (2017). Moderating effects of maternal emotional availability on language and cognitive development in toddlers of mothers exposed to a natural disaster in pregnancy: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Infant Behavior and Development, 49, 296-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2017.10.005
  2. Moss, K. M., Simcock, G., Cobham, V., Kildea, S., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D. P., & King, S. (2017). A potential psychological mechanism linking disaster-related prenatal maternal stress with child cognitive and motor development at 16 months: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Developmental Psychology, 53(4), 629–641. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dev0000272
  3. Simcock, G., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D. P., Kildea, S., Cobham, V., Stapleton, H., Austin, M.-P., Brunet, Alain., King, S. The Effects of Prenatal Maternal Stress on Early Temperament: The 2011 Queensland Flood Study. Journal of Developmental Behavioural Pediatrics, 38(5), 310-321doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000444Video Abstract
  4. Simcock, G., Stapleton, H., Shoo, L, Laplante, D.P., Kildea, S., King, S. (2017). Failure of Saliva Sampling in the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study Examining the Effects of Prenatal Maternal Stress on Neonatal Stress Reactivity. International Journal of Childbirth, 7(1), 31-39. https://doi.org/10.1891/2156-5287.7.1.31
  5. Simcock, G., Kildea, S., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D. P., Cobham, V., King, S. (2017). Prenatal Maternal Stress Shapes Children’s Theory of Mind: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 8(4), 438-492. https://doi.org/10.1017/S2040174417000186

2016

  1. Simcock, G., Laplante, D. P., Elgbeili, G., Kildea, S., Cobham, V., Stapleton, H. and King, S. (2016). Infant Neurodevelopment is Affected by Prenatal Maternal Stress: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Infancy, 22(3), 282-302https://doi.org/10.1111/infa.12166
  2. Dancause, K. N., Mutran, D., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D. P., Kildea, S., Stapleton, H., McIntyre, D., and King, S. (2016). Dietary change mediates relationships between stress during pregnancy and infant head circumference measures: the QF2011 study. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 13, e12359. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12359
  3. Simcock, G., Kildea, S., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D. P., Stapleton, H., Cobham, V. and King, S. (2016). Age-related changes in the effects of stress in pregnancy on infant motor development by maternal report: The Queensland Flood Study. Developmental Psychobiology, 58: 640–659. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21407

2015

  1. King, S., Kildea, S., Austin, M.-P., Brunet, A., Cobham, V. E., Dawson, P. A., … Yong Ping, E. (2015). QF2011: a protocol to study the effects of the Queensland flood on pregnant women, their pregnancies, and their children’s early development. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15(1), 109. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0539-7