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Risk of miscarriage in women with psychiatric disorders. The British Journal of Psychiatry, January 2021

The relationship between early administration of morphine or nitrous oxide gas and PTSD symptom development. Journal of Affective Disorders, January 2021

Maternal antenatal stress and mental and behavioral disorders in their infants.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 2021.


General medical conditions and mortality in women with postpartum psychiatric disorders. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. December 2020 

The impact of perinatal life stress on infant temperament and child development: a 2-year follow-up cohort study. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, November 2020

SSRI use during pregnancy and risk for postpartum haemorrhage: a national register-based cohort study in Sweden. BJOG. October 2020

Factors associated with re-initiation of antidepressant treatment following discontinuation during pregnancy: a register-based cohort study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health. October 2020

Severe obstetric lacerations associated with postpartum depression among women with low resilience – a Swedish birth cohort study. BJOG. October 2020

Are labor pain and birth experience associated with persistent pain and postpartum depression? A prospective cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, October 2020

 Social and emotional contexts predict the development of gaze following in early infancy. Royal Society Open Science. September 2020

Schizophrenia around the time of pregnancy: leveraging population-based health data and electronic health record data to fill knowledge gaps. BJPsych Open. August 2020.

Maternal perinatal depressive symptoms trajectories and impact on toddler behavior – the importance of symptom duration and maternal bonding. Journal of Affective Disorders. August 2020

Posttraumatic stress symptoms following childbirth: associations with prenatal attachment in subsequent pregnancies. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, August 2020

Specific relations of dimensional anxiety and manifest anxiety disorders during pregnancy with difficult early infant temperament: a longitudinal cohort study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, August 2020

Prescription patterns of benzodiazepine and benzodiazepine-related drugs in the peripartum period: A population-based study. Psychiatry Research. June 2020

Mid-pregnancy insomnia is associated with concurrent and postpartum maternal anxiety and obsessive- compulsive symptoms: a prospective cohort study. Journal of Affective Disorders, April 2020

Postpartum psychiatric disorders and subsequent live birth: a population-based cohort study in Denmark. Human Reproduction. April 2020

The impact of maternal symptoms of perinatal insomnia on social-emotional child development: a population-based, 2-year follow-up study. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, April 2020.

Mid-pregnancy insomnia and its association with perinatal depressive symptoms: a prospective cohort study. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, March 2020

Epidural Analgesia During Childbirth and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms: A Population-Based Longitudinal Cohort Study. Anesthesia & Analgesia. March 2020

Placental glucocorticoid receptors are not affected by maternal depression or SSRI treatment. Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences. February 2020

Maternal psychological distress during gestation is associated with infant food allergy. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 2020.

Associations between maternal socioeconomic, psychosocial and seasonal factors, infant characteristics and human milk cortisol concentrations. American Journal of Human Biology, 2020.

Maternal anxiety symptoms and self-regulation capacity are associated with the unpredictability of maternal sensory signals in caretaking behavior.  Frontiers of Psychology, 2020.

Educational differences in prenatal anxiety and depressive symptoms and the role of childhood circumstances.  SSM – Population Health, 2020.

Association of Cumulative Paternal Early Life Stress With White Matter Maturation in Newborns. JAMA Network Open, 2020.

The association of maternal-fetal attachment with smoking and smoking cessation during pregnancy in The FinnBrain Birth Cohort Study.  BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2020.

Sex differences in the associations between maternal prenatal distress and infant cortisol reactivity and recovery. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2020.

A variation in the infant oxytocin receptor gene modulates infant hippocampal volumes in association with sex and prenatal maternal anxiety. Psychiatry Research. Neuroimaging, 2020.

Newborn amygdalar volumes are associated with maternal prenatal psychological distress in a sex-dependent way.   Neuroimage: Clinical, 2020.

Prenatal maternal depressive symptoms are associated with smaller amygdalar volumes of four-year-old children.  Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 2020.

Partial Support for an interaction between a polygenic risk score for major depressive disorder and prenatal maternal depressive symptoms on infant right amygdalar volumes. Cerebral Cortex, 2020.

Newborn white matter microstructure moderates the association between maternal postpartum depressive symptoms and infant negative reactivity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2020.

Maternal prenatal psychological distress and hair cortisol levels associate with infant fecal microbiota composition at 2.5 months of age. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2020.

Relationship between maternal pregnancy-related anxiety and infant brain responses to emotional speech – a pilot study.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 2020.

Prenatal and Postnatal Predictive Factors for Children’s Inattentive and Hyperactive Symptoms at 5 Years of Age: The Role of Early Family-related Factors.   Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 2020.

Trajectories of mothers’ and fathers’ depressive symptoms from pregnancy to 24 months postpartum.   Journal of Affective Disorders, 2020.

Maternal and paternal depressive symptoms and children’s emotional problems at the age of 2 and 5 years: a longitudinal study. Journal of Child Psycholology & Psychiatry, 2020.

Maternal stress or sleep during pregnancy are not reflected on telomere length of newborns. Scientific Reports, 2020

A polyepigenetic glucocorticoid exposure score at birth and childhood mental and behavioral disorders. Neurology of Stress, 2020.

Maternal depression and inflammation during pregnancy. Psychological Medicine, 2020.

Maternal Psychological Resilience During Pregnancy and Newborn Telomere Length: A Prospective Study: American Journal of Psychiatry. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2020.

Persistently High Levels of Maternal Antenatal Inflammation Are Associated With and Mediate the Effect of Prenatal Environmental Adversities on Neurodevelopmental Delay in the Offspring. Biological Psychiatry, May 2020. 

Polygenic prediction of the risk of perinatal depressive symptoms. Depression and Anxiety, September 2020.

Mamma Mia – A randomized controlled trial of an internet intervention to enhance subjective well-being in perinatal women.  The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2020.

Bipolar offspring and mothers: Interactional challenges at infant age 3 and 12 months – a developmental pathway to enhanced risk?  International Journal of Bipolar Disorders, 2020.