Developmental origins of health and disease

Publication Title: 
Psychoneuroendocrinology

Infant neurobehavior, a potential sentinel of future mental and behavioral morbidity characterized in part by reflex symmetry, excitability and habituation to stimuli, is influenced by aspects of the intrauterine environment partially through epigenetic alterations of genes involved in the stress response.

Author(s): 
Appleton, Allison A.
Lester, Barry M.
Armstrong, David A.
Lesseur, Corina
Marsit, Carmen J.
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