Functioning in children with early psychosocial deprivation

I am considering researching behavioral predictors of adaptive functioning in children with early deprivation.

please review the following articles and others you find particularly relevant:

Fox, S. E., Levitt, P., & Nelson, C. A. (2010). How the timing and quality of early experiences influence the development of brain architecture. Child Development, 81(1), 28-40.

Zeanah, C. H., Gunnar, M. R., McCall, R. B., Kreppner, J. M. and Fox, N. A. (2011), VI. SENSITIVE PERIODS. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 76: 147a 162. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5834.2011.00631.x

Sheridan M, Drury S, McLaughlin K, & Almas A. Early institutionalization: neurobiological consequences and genetic modifiers. Neuropsychol Rev. 2010;20:414a 429.

Kumsta, R., Kreppner, J., Rutter, M., Beckett, C., Castle, J., Stevens, S., & Sonuga-Barke, E. (1998). Developmental catch-up, and deficit, following adoption after severe global early privation. English and Romanian Adoptees (ERA) Study Team. Jounral of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 39 (4), 465-476.

Loman, M. M., Wiik, K. L., Frenn, K. A., Pollak, S. D., & Gunnar, M. R. (2009). Postinstitutionalized childrens development: Growth, cognitive, and language outcomes. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 30(5), 426-434.

Sloutsky, V. M. ( 1997b). Institutional care and developmental outcomes of 6and 7-year-old children: a contextualist perspective. International journal of behavioral development, 20(1), 131-151. doi: 10.1080/016502597385487

Castle, J., Groothues, C., Bredenkamp, D., Beckett, C., OaConnor, T., Rutter, M. and the E.R.A. study team. (1999). Effects of qualities of early institutional care on cognitive attainment. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 69, 424-437.

OConnor, T. G., Rutter, M., Beckett, C., Keaveney, L., Kreppner, J. M., & the English and Romanian Adoptees Study Team. (2000). The effects of global severe privation on cognitive competence: Extension and longitudinal follow-up. Child Development, 71(2), 376-390.

Beckett, C., Maughan, B., Rutter, M., Castle, J., Colvert, E., Groothues, C., Kreppner, J., Stevens, S., OaConnor, T.G., & Sonuga-Barke, E. J. S. (2006). Do the effects of early severe deprivation on cognition persist into early adolescence? Findings from the English and Romanian adoptees study. Child Development, 77(3), 696-711. doi: 0009-3920/2006/7703-0013

Morison, S. J., & Ellwood, A.-L. (2000). Resiliency in the aftermath of deprivation: a second look at the development of Romanian orphanage children. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 46(4).

Van Ijzendoorn, M. H., Luijk, M. P. C. M., & Juffer, F. (2008). IQ of children growing up in childrens homes: A meta-analysis on IQ delays in orphanages. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 54(3), 341-366.

Behen, M., Helder, E., Rothermel, R., Solomon, K., & Behen, M., Helder, E., Rothermel, R., Solomon, K., & Chugani, H. (2008). Incidence of specific absolute neurocognitive impairment in globally intact children with histories of early severe deprivation. Child Neuropsychology, 14(5), 453-469. doi: 10.1080/09297040802244136

Pollak, S. D., Nelson, C. A., Schlaak, M. F., Roeber, B. J., Wewerka, S. S., Wiik, K. L., . . . Gunnar, M. R. (2010). Neurodevelopmental effects of early deprivation in postinstitutionalized children. Child Development, 81(1), 224-236.

Rutter, M., Beckett, C., Castle, J., Colvert, E., Kreppner, J., & Mehta, M. (2007). Effects of profound early institutional deprvation: An overview of findings from a UK longitudinal study of Romanian adoptees. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 4 (3), 332-350. doi: 10.1080/17405620701401846

Rutter, M.L., Kreppner, J.M., & OaConnor, T.G. (2001). Specificity and heterogeneity in childrenas responses to profound institutional privation. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 179: 97-103. doi: 10.1192/bjp.179.2.97

Rutter M, Sonuga-Barke EJ, ed. Deprivation-specific psychological patterns: Effects of institutional deprivation. Monogr Soc Res Child. 2010.75, 1a 252

Rutter, M., Kumsta, R., Schlotz, W., Sonuga-Barke, E. (2012). Longitudinal studies using a a?natural experimenta? design: The case of adoptees from Romanian institutions. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(8), 762-770. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2012.05.011

Sachser, N., Hennessy, M.B., & Kaiser, S. (2011). Adaptive modulation of behavioural profiles by social stress during early phases of life and adolescence. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35 (7), 1518-33. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2010.09.002

Marcovitch, S., Goldberg, S., Gold, A., Washington, J., Wasson, C., Krekewich, K., & Handley-Derry, M. (1997). Determinants of behavioural problems in Romanian childrene adopted in Ontario. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 20(1), 17-31.

Ellis, H., Fisher, P.A., & Zaharie, S. (2004). Predictors of disruptive behavior, developmental delays, anxiety, and affective symptomatology among institutionally reared Romanian Children. Journal of the American Academy of Chil and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43 (10), 1283-92. DOI: 10.1097/01.chi.0000136562.24085.160

Juffer, F. (2005). Behavioral problems and mental health referrals of internalization adoptees. Journal of the American Medication Association, 293 (20), 2501-2515.

Kreppner, J.M. Rutter, M., Beckett, C., Castle, J., Colvert, E., Groothues, C., Hawkins, A., OaConnor, T.G., Stevens, S., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J.S. (2007). Normality and impairment following profound early institutional deprivation: A longitudinal follow-up into early adolscence. Developmental Psychology, 43 (4), 931-946. DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.43.4.931

Wrobel, G. M. and Neil, E. (2009). International Adoption Comes of Age: Development of International Adoptees from a Longitudinal and Meta-Analytical Perspective, in International Advances in Adoption Research for Practice, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470741276.ch8

Van der Vegt, E.J.M., Van der Ende, J., Ferdinand, R.F., Verhulst, F.C., & Tiemeier, H. (2009). Early childhood adversities and trajectories of psychiatric problems in adoptees: Evidence for long lasting effects. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37 (2) 239-249. doi: 10.1007/s10802-008-9272-2.

Tottenham, N., Hare, T.A., Quin, B.T., McCarry, T.W., Nurse, M., Gilhooly, T., Millner, A., Galvan, A., Davidson, M.C., Eigsti, I., Thomas, K.M., Freed, P.J., Booma, E.S., Gunnar, M.R., Altemus, M., Aronson, J., & Casey, B.J. (2010). Prolonged institutional rearing is associated with atypically large amygdala volume and difficulties in emotional regulation. Developmental Science, 13 (1), 46-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00852.x

Almas, A.N., Degnan, K.A., Radulescu, A., Nelson III, C.A., Zeanah, C.H., and Fox, N.A. (2012). Effects of early interventions and the moderating effects of brain activity on institutionalized childrenas social skills at age 8. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (2). doi: 10.1073/pnas.1121256109

Wiik, K.L., Loman, M.M., Van Ryzin, M.J., Armstrong, J.M., Essex, M.J., Pollak, S.D., & Gunnar, M.R. (2011). Behavioral and emotional symptoms of post-institutionalized children in middle childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52 (1), 56-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02294.