Faculty from Department of Psychiatry contribute to Frontiers e-book

Contributing editors from UNC include Josephine Johns, PhD, John H. Gilmore, MD, Sheryl S. Moy, PhD, and Karen M. Grewen, PhD.

The Frontiers Research Topic ebook is titled, "Translational research models and methods for mother-infant interactions and developmental studies," and is based on an issue of the Frontiers Journal about the same topic.

The e-book focuses on maternal-infant interactions including factors that may affect or alter infant or child development and maternal response capability in clinical and preclinical (animal) populations. Articles highlight topics such as drug abuse, maternal neglect, altered reward systems, stress, biological and neural system development, child and infant behavioral development, genetics/epigenetics and intergenerational studies.

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