Peer-Reviewed Publications
A population-based study of children's well-being and health: the relative importance of social relationships, health-related activities, and income
Gadermann, A. M., Guhn, M., Schonert-Reichl, K. A., Hymel, S., Thomson, K., & Hertzman, C. (2015). A population-based study of children's well-being and health: the relative importance of social relationships, health-related activities, and income. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17, 1847–1872.
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A review of neighbourhood effects and early child development: how, where, and for whom do neighbourhoods matter?
Minh, A., Muhajarine, N., Janus, M., Brownell, M., & Guhn, M. (2017). A review of neighbourhood effects and early child development: how, where, and for whom do neighbourhoods matter? Health Place, 46, 155-74.
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Association of childhood social-emotional functioning profiles at school entry with early-onset mental health conditions
Thomson, K, C., Richardson, C. G., Gadermann, A. M., Emerson, S. D., Shoveller, J., & Guhn, M. (2019). Association of childhood social-emotional functioning profiles at school entry with early-onset mental health conditions. JAMA Network Open, 2(1):e186694.
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Associations of birth factors and socio-economic status with indicators of early emotional development and mental health in childhood: a population-based linkage study
Guhn, M., Emerson, S. D., Mahdaviani, D., & Gadermann, A. M. (2020). Associations of birth factors and socio-economic status with indicators of early emotional development and mental health in childhood: a population-based linkage study. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 51(1), 80-93.
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Associations of teacher-rated social, emotional, and cognitive development to self-reported wellbeing, peer relations, and academic test scores in middle childhood
Guhn, M., Gadermann, A., Almas, A., Schonert-Reichl, K. A., & Hertzman, C. (2016). Associations of teacher-rated social, emotional, and cognitive development to self-reported wellbeing, peer relations, and academic test scores in middle childhood. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 35, 76-84.
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CHEQ COVID Report: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on families with young children in British Columbia
Human Early Learning Partnership. CHEQ COVID Report: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on families with young children in British Columbia. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, HELP.
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Dental caries disparities in early childhood: a study of kindergarten children in British Columbia
Poon, B., Holley, P., Louie, A., & Springinotic, C. (2015). Dental caries disparities in early childhood: a study of kindergarten children in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 106(5), e308-14.
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Development and the epigenome: the ‘synapse’ of gene- environment interplay
Boyce, W. T., & Kobor, M. S. (2015). Development and the epigenome: the ‘synapse’ of gene- environment interplay. Developmental Science, 18(1), 1-23. Boyce, W. T., & Kobor, M. S. (2015). Development and the epigenome: the ‘synapse’ of gene- environment interplay. Developmental Science, 18(1), 1-23.
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Does social capital flatten the social gradient in early childhood development? An ecological study of two provinces in Canada
Minh A, Ritland L, Webb S, Forer B, Brownell M, Duku E, et al. Does social capital flatten the social gradient in early childhood development? An ecological study of two provinces in Canada. Soc Ind Res. 2022;159(2):549-68.
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Early childhood social-emotional profiles associated with middle childhood internalizing and wellbeing
Thomson KC, Richardson CG, Samji H, Dove N, Olsson CA, Schonert-Reichl KA, et al. Early childhood social-emotional profiles associated with middle childhood internalizing and wellbeing. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 2021;76:101301.
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Enhancing cognitive and social-emotional development through a simple-to-administer mindfulness-based school program for elementary school children: a randomized controlled trial
Schonert-Reichl, K. A., Oberle, E., Lawlor, M. S., Abbott, D., Thomson, K., Oberlander, T., & Diamond, A. (2015). Enhancing cognitive and social-emotional development through a simple-to-administer mindfulness-based school program for elementary school children: a randomized controlled trial. Developmental Psychology, 51, 52-66.
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Establishing systemic social and emotional learning approaches in schools: the need for school-wide implementation
Oberle, E., Domitrovitch, C. E., & Meyers, D., & Weissberg, R. P. (2016). Establishing systemic social and emotional learning approaches in schools: the need for school-wide implementation. Cambridge Journal of Education, 46, 277- 297.
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Measuring and monitoring children's social and emotional competence and well-being in schools, families, and communities at the population level. The Middle Years Development Instrument
Schonert-Reichl KA. Chapter 12. Measuring and monitoring children's social and emotional competence and well-being in schools, families, and communities at the population level. The Middle Years Development Instrument. In: Jones SM, Lesaux NK, Barnes SP, Abenavoli RM, Berry DJ, editors. Measuring noncognitive skills in school settings: Assessments of executive function and social-emotional competencies. New York, NY: Guilford Press; 2022.
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Measuring social- emotional development in the middle childhood: the Middle Years Development Instrument
Thomson, K., Oberle, E., Gadermann, A. M., Guhn, M., Rowcliffe, P., & Schonert-Reichl, K. (2017). Measuring social- emotional development in the middle childhood: the Middle Years Development Instrument. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 55, 107-118.
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Measuring the age distribution in Canadian social spending
Kershaw, P., & Anderson, L. (2016). Measuring the age distribution in Canadian social spending. Canadian Public Administration, 59(4), 556–79.
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Neighborhood environmental exposures and incidence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A population-based cohort study
Yuchi W, Brauer M, Czekajlo A, Davies HW, Davis Z, Guhn M, et al. Neighborhood environmental exposures and incidence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A population-based cohort study. Environ Int. 2022;161:107120.
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Neighbourhood context and diagnosed mental health conditions among immigrant and non-immigrant youth: a population-based cohort study in British Columbia, Canada
Emerson SD, Petteni MG, Puyat JH, Guhn M, Georgiades K, Milbrath C, et al. Neighbourhood context and diagnosed mental health conditions among immigrant and non-immigrant youth: a population-based cohort study in British Columbia, Canada. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2022.
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Perceived challenges of early childhood educators in promoting unstructured outdoor play: an ecological systems perspective
Cheng T, Brussoni M, Han C, Munday F, Zeni M. Perceived challenges of early childhood educators in promoting unstructured outdoor play: an ecological systems perspective. Early Years. 2022:1-17.
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Population-based teacher-rated assessment of anxiety among Canadian kindergarten children
Janus M, Ryan J, Pottruff M, Reid-Westoby C, Brownell M, Bennett T, et al. Population-based teacher-rated assessment of anxiety among Canadian kindergarten children. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2022.
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Prevalence of mental health disorders among immigrant, refugee, and nonimmigrant children and youth in British Columbia, Canada
Gadermann AM, Gagne Petteni M, Janus M, Puyat JH, Guhn M, Georgiades K. Prevalence of mental health disorders among immigrant, refugee, and nonimmigrant children and youth in British Columbia, Canada. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(2):e2144934.
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Principles and challenges of applying epigenetic epidemiology to psychology
Jones, M. J., Moore, S. R., & Kobor, M. S. (2018). Principles and challenges of applying epigenetic epidemiology to psychology. Annual Review of Psychology, 69, 459-485.
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School staff and teachers during the second year of COVID-19: Higher anxiety symptoms, higher psychological distress, and poorer mental health compared to the general population
Hutchison SM, Watts A, Gadermann A, Oberle E, Oberlander TF, Lavoie PM, et al. School staff and teachers during the second year of COVID-19: Higher anxiety symptoms, higher psychological distress, and poorer mental health compared to the general population. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports. 2022;8:100335.
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Screen time and developmental health: results from an early childhood study in Canada
Kerai S, Almas A, Guhn M, Forer B, Oberle E. Screen time and developmental health: results from an early childhood study in Canada. BMC Public Health. 2022;22(1):310.
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Social context factors and refugee children’s emotional health
Emerson SD, Gagné Petteni M, Guhn M, Oberle E, Georgiades K, Milbrath C, et al. Social context factors and refugee children’s emotional health. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2022;57(4):829-41.
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The association between natural environments and childhood mental health and development: A systematic review and assessment of different exposure measurements
Davis Z, Guhn M, Jarvis I, Jerrett M, Nesbitt L, Oberlander T, et al. The association between natural environments and childhood mental health and development: A systematic review and assessment of different exposure measurements. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2021;235:113767.
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The importance of policies promoting children’s outdoor play
Brussoni, M. The importance of policies promoting children’s outdoor play. Paris, France: 2021 Jun. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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The need for health in all policies in Canada
Kershaw, P. (2018). The need for health in all policies in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 190(3), E64-E5.
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The PedBE clock accurately estimates DNA methylation age in pediatric buccal cells
McEwen, L. M., O’Donnell, K. J., McGill, M. G., Edgar, R. D., Jones, M. J., MacIsaac, J. L., et al. (2019). The PedBE clock accurately estimates DNA methylation age in pediatric buccal cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA; pii: 201820843. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1820843116.
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Understanding the influence of community-level determinants on children's social and emotional well-being: a systems science and participatory approach
Poon BT, Atchison C, Kwan A. Understanding the influence of community-level determinants on children's social and emotional well-being: a systems science and participatory approach. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19(10):5972. Availab
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Understanding the influence of community-level determinants on children's social and emotional well-being: a systems science and participatory approach.
Poon BT, Atchison C, Kwan A. Understanding the influence of community-level determinants on children's social and emotional well-being: a systems science and participatory approach. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19(10):5972.
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Youth Development Instrument (YDI): Youth development and well-being - School District Report, 2020-2021
Samji H, Snell G, del Casal JM, Low B, Wu J, Badar S, et al. Youth Development Instrument (YDI): Youth development and well-being - School District Report, 2020-2021. Burnaby, BC: Simon Fraser University Faculty of Health Sciences, Capturing Health and Resilience Trajectories (CHART) lab; 2021.