Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood

Effects on Development

Jenalee R. Doom, Megan R Gunnar

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Abstract

Developmental changes during infancy and early childhood guide the maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, and experiences during this time may program stress-responsive systems, influencing mental and physical health into adulthood. A growing body of research focuses on social, cognitive, environmental, and genetic moderators of the stress system, as well as how the HPA axis mediates physiological adaptations to stress in childhood. The effects of early stressors, including poverty, maltreatment, and neglect, are being examined to inform interventions that target children with these life histories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages577-582
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780080970875
ISBN (Print)9780080970868
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 26 2015

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Keywords

  • Childhood
  • Early adversity
  • HPA axis
  • Infancy
  • Relationships
  • Stress psychobiology
  • Temperament

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Doom, J. R., & Gunnar, M. R. (2015). Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood: Effects on Development. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition (pp. 577-582). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.23012-2

Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood : Effects on Development. / Doom, Jenalee R.; Gunnar, Megan R.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., 2015. p. 577-582.

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Doom, JR & Gunnar, MR 2015, Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood: Effects on Development. in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., pp. 577-582. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.23012-2
Doom JR, Gunnar MR. Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood: Effects on Development. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc. 2015. p. 577-582 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.23012-2
Doom, Jenalee R. ; Gunnar, Megan R. / Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood : Effects on Development. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., 2015. pp. 577-582
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