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Dr. Landesman Ramey's Publications

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DeLuca SC, Trucks MR, Wallace D, Ramey SL. Evidence for Using ACQUIRE Therapy in the Clinical Application of Intensive Therapy: A Framework to Guide Therapeutic Interactions. Behav Sci (Basel). 2023 Jun 7;13(6):484. doi: 10.3390/bs13060484. PMID: 37366736; PMCID: PMC10295037.

Rinne GR, Mahrer NE, Guardino CM, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Dunkel Schetter C. Childhood family stress modifies the association between perinatal stressful life events and depressive symptoms. J Fam Psychol. 2023 Mar 30. doi: 10.1037/fam0001076. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36996242.

Méndez Leal AS, Silvers JA, Carroll JE, Cole SW, Ross KM, Ramey SL, Shalowitz MU, Dunkel Schetter C. Maternal early life stress is associated with pro-inflammatory processes during pregnancy. Brain Behav Immun. 2023 Mar;109:285-291. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2022.10.012. Epub 2022 Oct 21. PMID: 36280180; PMCID: PMC10035632.

Guardino CM, Rahal D, Rinne GR, Mahrer NE, Davis EP, Adam EK, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Schetter CD. Maternal stress and mental health before pregnancy and offspring diurnal cortisol in early childhood. Dev Psychobiol. 2022 Nov;64(7):e22314. doi: 10.1002/dev.22314. PMID: 36282760.

Cotton RJ, Segal R, Seamon BA, Sahu A, McLeod MM, Davis RD, Ramey SL. Letter to Editor on French, M. A. et al. Precision Rehabilitation: Optimizing function, adding value to health care. Arch Phys Med Rehabil S0003-9993(22)00213-1 (2022). Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 Jun 8:S0003-9993(22)00433-6. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2022.04.017. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35690092.

Rinne GR, Davis EP, Mahrer NE, Guardino CM, Charalel JM, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Dunkel Schetter C. Maternal depressive symptom trajectories from preconception through postpartum: Associations with offspring developmental outcomes in early childhood. J Affect Disord. 2022 Jul 15;309:105-114. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2022.04.116. Epub 2022 Apr 21. PMID: 35461817.

Swales DA, Davis EP, Mahrer NE, Guardino CM, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Dunkel Schetter C. Preconception maternal posttraumatic stress and child negative affectivity: Prospectively evaluating the intergenerational impact of trauma. Dev Psychopathol. 2022 Jan 25:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0954579421001760. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35074031.

Ramey SL, DeLuca SC, Stevenson RD, Conaway M, Darragh AR, Lo W; CHAMP. Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy for Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics. 2021 Nov;148(5):e2020033878. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-033878. Epub 2021 Oct 14. PMID: 34649982.

Farah MJ, Sternberg S, Nichols TA, Duda JT, Lohrenz T, Luo Y, Sonnier L, Ramey SL, Montague R, Ramey CT. Randomized Manipulation of Early Cognitive Experience Impacts Adult Brain Structure. J Cogn Neurosci. 2021 May 1;33(6):1197-1209. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01709. PMID: 34428792.

Sparling J, Ramey SL, Ramey CT. Mental Health and Social Development Effects of the Abecedarian Approach. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 30;18(13):6997. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18136997. PMID: 34208853.

Broderick JP, Elm JJ, Janis LS, Zhao W, Moy CS, Dillon CR, Chimowitz MI, Sacco RL, Cramer SC, Wolf SL, Johnston KC, Saver JL, Marshall RS, Brown D, Wintermark M, Elkind MSV, Kamel H, Tirschwell DL, Longstreth WT, Chervin RD, Adeoye OM, Barreto AD, Grotta JC, Ramey SL, Lo WD, Feng W, Schlaug G, Sheth KN, Selim M, Naidech AM, Lansberg MG, Lazar RM, Albers GW, Griffin JS, Sirline LP, Frasure J, Wright CB, Khatri P; NIH StrokeNet Investigators. National Institutes of Health StrokeNet During the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond. Stroke. 2020 Aug;51(8):2580-2586. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.030417. Epub 2020 Jun 24. PMID: 32716819; PMCID: PMC7326322.

Morgan JE, Lee SS, Mahrer NE, Guardino CM, Davis EP, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Dunkel Schetter C. Prenatal maternal C-reactive protein prospectively predicts child executive functioning at ages 4-6 years. Dev Psychobiol. 2020 Dec;62(8):1111-1123. doi: 10.1002/dev.21982. Epub 2020 May 22. PMID: 32441781; PMCID: PMC7680271.

Alen NV, Hostinar CE, Mahrer NE, Martin SR, Guardino C, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Schetter CD. Prenatal maternal stress and child hair cortisol four years later: Evidence from a low-income sample. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2020 Jul;117:104707. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104707. Epub 2020 May 17. PMID: 32450488; PMCID: PMC7363635.

Mahrer NE, Ramos IF, Guardino C, Davis EP, Ramey SL, Shalowitz M, Dunkel Schetter C. Pregnancy anxiety in expectant mothers predicts offspring negative affect: The moderating role of acculturation. Early Hum Dev. 2020 Feb;141:104932. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.104932. Epub 2019 Nov 24. PMID: 31775096; PMCID: PMC7054146.

Ramey SL, DeLuca S, Stevenson RD, Case-Smith J, Darragh A, Conaway M. Children with Hemiparesis Arm and Movement Project (CHAMP): protocol for a multisite comparative efficacy trial of paediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) testing effects of dosage and type of constraint for children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy. BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 15;9(1):e023285. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023285. PMID: 30782701; PMCID: PMC6340418.

Lanzi RG, Footman AP, Washington T, Ramey SL. Effective mentoring of underrepresented doctoral trainees and early career scholars in the biobehavioral and health sciences: A developmental framework to maximize professional growth. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2019;89(3):378-389. doi: 10.1037/ort0000366. PMID: 31070423.

Shalowitz MU, Schetter CD, Hillemeier MM, Chinchilli VM, Adam EK, Hobel CJ, Ramey SL, Vance MR, O'Campo P, Thorp JM Jr, Seeman TE, Raju TNK; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Human Development Community Child Health Network. Cardiovascular and Metabolic Risk in Women in the First Year Postpartum: Allostatic Load as a Function of Race, Ethnicity, and Poverty Status. Am J Perinatol. 2019 Aug;36(10):1079-1089. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1675618. Epub 2018 Dec 14. PMID: 30551234; PMCID: PMC6584076.

Luo Y, Hétu S, Lohrenz T, Hula A, Dayan P, Ramey SL, Sonnier-Netto L, Lisinski J, LaConte S, Nolte T, Fonagy P, Rahmani E, Montague PR, Ramey C. (2018). Early childhood investment impacts social decision-making four decades later. Nature Communications 9(1): 4705. 

Guardino CM, Hobel CJ, Shalowitz MU, Ramey SL, Dunkel Schetter C, Community Child Health Network. (2018). Psychosocial and demographic predictors of postpartum physical activity. Journal of Behavioral Medicine: 1-12.

Schiariti V, Fowler E, Bradenburg JE, Levey E, McIntyre S, Sukal-Moulton T, Ramey SL, Rose J, Sienko S, Stashinko E, Vogtle L, Feldman RS, Koenig J, On behalf of the AACPDM Cerebral Palsy CDE Workding Groups. (2018). A common data language for clinical research studies: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Cerebral Palsy Common Data Elements Version 1.0 recommendations. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

Lee-Park JJ, Deshpande H, Lisinki J, LaConte S, Ramey SL, DeLuca S. (2018). Neuroimaging strategies addressing challenges in using fMRI for the children with cerebral palsy. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science 8: 306-318.

Guardino CM, Dunkel Schetter C, Hobel CJ, Lanzi RG, Schafer P, Thorp JM, Shalowitz MU, Community Child Health Network. (2017). Chronic stress and C - reactive protein in mothers during the first postpartum year. Psychosomatic Medicine 79: 450-460.

DeLuca SC, Trucks MR, Wallace DA, Ramey SL. (2017). Practice-based evidence from a clinical cohort that received pediatric constraint- induced movement therapy. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 10: 37-46.

Ramey CT, Ramey SL. (2017). Re-framing Early Childhood Care and Education. In: K. Dodge (Ed.), Pre-Kindergarten: The State of Scientific Knowledge. (pp. 93-98):Washington, DC & Durham, NC: Brookings Institute & Duke University.

O'Campo P, Schetter CD, Guardino CM, Vance MR, Hobel CJ, Ramey SL, Shalowtiz MU, Community Child Health Network. (2016). Explaining racial and ethnic inequalities in postpartum allostatic load: Results from a multisite study of low to middle income women. Social Science and Medicine - Population Health 2: 850-858.

Saxbe DE, Schetter CD, Guardino CM, Ramey SL, Shalowitz MU, Thorp J, Vance M, Community Child Health Network. (2016). Sleep quality predicts persistence of parental postpartum depressive symptoms and transmission of depressive symptoms from mothers to fathers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 50: 862-875.

McKinney C, Hahn-Holbrook J, Chase-Lansdale L, Ramey SL, Krohn J, Reed-Vance M, Raju TNK, Shalowitz MU, Community Child Health Network. (2016). Racial and ethnic differences in breastfeeding. Pediatrics 138(2).

Guardino CM, Dunkel Schetter C, Saxbe DE, Adam EK, Ramey SL, Shalowitz MU, Community Child Health Network. (2016). Diurnal salivary cortisol patterns prior to pregnancy predict infant birth weight. Health Psychology 35(6): 625-33.

Coker-Bolt P, Ramey SL, DeLuca SC. (2016). Promoting evidence-based practices abroad: Developing a Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy program in Ethiopia. OT Practice 21(2): 21-23.

Ramey SL, Ramey CT. (2016). Stress and resilience in families. In: D. Couchenour & J.K. Chrisman (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. (pp. 1304-1308):Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Coker-Bolt P, DeLuca SC, Ramey SL. (2015). Training pediatric therapists to deliver constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Occupational Therapy International.

DeLuca SC, Ramey SL, Trucks MR, Wallace DA. (2015). Multiple treatments of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (pCIMT): A clinical cohort study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 69: 1-9.

Ramey SL, Lanzi RG, Ramey CT. (2014). Family resilience to promote positive child development, strong and flexible families, and intergenerational vitality. In: Arditti JA (Ed.), Family problems: stress, risk, & resilience. (pp. 185-199):Hoboken, NJ: Wiley/Blackwell.

Ramey CT, Sparling JJ, Ramely SL. (2014). Interventions for students from impoverished environments. In: Mascolo J, Flanagan D, Alfonso VC (Ed.), Essentials of planning, selecting and tailoring interventions for unique learners. (pp. 415-48):Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Nassar AF, Alemi F, Hetmyer A, Alemi Y, Randolph LA, Ramey SL. (2013). Automated Monitoring to Detect H1N1 Symptoms Among Urban, Medicaid-Eligible, Pregnant Women: A Community-Partnered Randomized Controlled Trial. J Community Health.

Ramey SL, Coker-Bolt P, DeLuca SC. (2013). A Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (P-CIMT): Principles of Precision Practice. In: The American Occupational Therapy Association. Bethesda, MD:

Lanzi RG, Ramey SL, Bert SC. (2012). The parenting responsibility and emotional preparedness (PREP) screening tool: a 3-item screen that identifies teen mothers at high risk for nonoptimal parenting. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166(8): 749-55.

Ramey CT, Sparling JJ, Ramey SL. (2012). Abecedarian: The ideas, the approach, and the findings. Los Altos, CA: Sociometrics Corporation.

Ramey SL, DeLuca SC, Case-Smith J, Stevenson R. (2012). Caution is warranted in interpreting data from a recent trial of modified constraint-induced therapy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 54(5): 477-79.

DeLuca SC, Case-Smith J, Stevenson R, Ramey SL. (2012). Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) for young children with cerebral palsy: effects of therapeutic dosage. J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5(2): 133-42.

Case-Smith J, DeLuca SC, Stevenson R, Ramey SL. (2012). Multicenter randomized controlled trial of pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy: 6-month follow-up. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 66(1): 15-23.

Ramey SL, Ramey CT. (2012). Understanding the developmental influences of the family environment. In: Mayes LC, Lewis M (Ed.), The environment of human development: A handbook of theory and measurement. (pp. 222-42):New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Van Horn, L.M., Jaki, T., Masyn, K., Ramey, S.L., Smith, J.A., & Antaramian, S. (2009). Assessing differential effects: Applying regression mixture models to identify variations in the influence of family resources on academic achievement. Developmental Psychology 45: 1298-1313.

Ramey S.L., & Ramey C.T. (2007). Establishing a science of professional development for early education programs: The Knowledge Application Information Systems (KAIS) theory of professional development. In: L.M. Justice & C. Vukelich (Ed.), Achieving excellence in preschool language and literacy instruction. (pp. 41-63):New York: Guilford Press. 

Ramey, C.T., Ramey, S.L., & Lanzi, R.G. (2006). Children’s health and education. In: I. Sigel & A. Renninger (Ed.), The handbook of child psychology. (pp. 864–892):Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons. 

Ramey, C.T. & Ramey, S.L. (2006). Early learning and school readiness: Can early intervention make a difference? In: N.F. Watt, C.C. Ayoub, R.H. Bradley, J.E. Puma, & W.A. Lebeouf (Ed.), The crisis in youth mental health: Critical issues and effective programs. Early intervention programs and policies. (pp. 291-317):Westport: Praeger Press.

DeLuca, S.C., Echols, K., Law, C.R., & Ramey, S.L. (2006). Intensive pediatric constraint-induced therapy for children with cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled crossover trial. Journal of Child Neurology 21: 931-938.

Sparling, J., Dragomir, C., Ramey, S.L., & Florescu, L. (2005). An educational intervention improves developmental progress of young children in a Romanian orphanage. Infant Mental Health Journal 26: 127-142.

Ramey, C.T., & Ramey, S.L. (2004). Early learning and school readiness: Can early intervention make a difference? Merrill-Palmer Quarterly 50: 471-491.

Klerman, L.V., Ramey, S.L., Goldenberg, R.L., Marbury, S., Hou, J., & Cliver, S.P. (2001). A randomized trial of augmented prenatal services for multi-risk, Medicaid-eligible African-American women. American Journal of Public Health 91: 105–111.