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Papers in Press

Published in 2022

Wade, M., ^McLaughlin, K.A., ^Buzzell, G.A., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., & ^Nelson, C.A. (in press). Family-based care buffers the stress sensitizing effect of early deprivation on executive functioning difficulties in adolescence. Child Development. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13863

*Johnson, D., Browne, D.T., Meade, R.D., Prime, H., & Wade, M. (in press). Latent classes of adverse and benevolent childhood experiences in a multinational sample of parents and their relation to parent, child, and family functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 13581.

^Sheridan, M.A., ^Mukerji, C.E., Wade, M., ^Humphreys, K.L., ^Garrisi, K., ^Goel, S., ^Patel, K., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Nelson, C.A., & ^McLaughlin, K.A. (2022). Early Deprivation Alters Structural Brain Development from Middle Childhood to Adolescence. Science Advances, 8(40).

Prime, H., Wade, M., & Browne, D.T. (in press). Pandemic-Related Disruption and Positive Adaptation: Profiles of Family Function at the Onset of the Pandemic. Adversity and Resilience Science.

Wade, M., ^*Parsons, J., ^Humphreys, K.L., ^McLaughlin, K.A., ^Sheridan, M.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Nelson, C.A., & ^Fox, N.A. (in press). Mental Health and Adaptation During Adolescence Following Early Deprivation. Child Development Perspectives, 16(3), 157-164.

Prime, H., Muise, A., Benyamin, V., Thabane, L., & Wade, M. (in press). Love Together, Parent Together (L2P2): A protocol for a feasibility study of a conflict reappraisal writing intervention for interparental couples with young children. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2022(8), 170.

Wade, M., *Wright, L., & *Finegold, K. (2022). The effects of early life adversity on children's mental health and cognitive functioning. Translational Psychiatry, 12 (244).

Shoychet, G., Browne, D.T., Wade, M., Prime, H. (2022). Assessing Positive Adaptation during a Global Crisis: The Development and Validation of the Family Positive Adaptation during COVID-19 Scale. Frontiers in Psychology, 13: 886504.

*Venkadasalam, V., Jenkins, J.M., Ganea, P.A., Wade, M. (2022). Linking early maternal input during shared reading to later theory of mind through receptive language and executive function: A within- and between-family design. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 223, 105469.

*Martini, J., *Li, M., *Wright, L., *Johnson, D.J., Wade, M. (2022). Towards a dimensional model of family-based resilience: Sensitivity, stimulation, and stability as moderators of early life adversity. Canadian Psychology, 62(2), 214-232.

Published in 2021

Wade, M., ^Carroll, D., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2021). Associations between early psychosocial deprivation, cognitive and psychiatric morbidity, and risk-taking behavior in adolescence. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2020.1864737

Wade, M., Prime, H., *Johnson, D., May, S.S., Jenkins, J.M., & Browne, D.T. (2021). The disparate impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of female and male caregivers. Social Science & Medicine, 275 (2021), 113801.

Wade, M., Plamondon, A., & Jenkins, J.M. (2021). A family socialization model of transdiagnostic risk for psychopathology in preschool children. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 49, 975-988.

^Mukerji, C., Wade, M., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2021). Growth in self-regulation over the course of adolescence mediates the effect of foster care on psychopathology in post-institutionalized children: A randomized clinical trial. Clinical Psychological Science, 9(5), 810-822.

^Colich, N.L., ^Sheridan, M.A., ^Humphreys, K.L., Wade, M., ^Tibu, F., ^Nelson, C.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Fox, N.A., ^McLaughlin, K.A. (2021). Heightened sensitivity to the caregiving environment during adolescence: Implications for recovery following early-life adversity. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 62 (8).

*Johnson, D., *Policelli, J., *Li, M., *Dharamsi, A., *Hu, Q., ^Sheridan, M.A., ^McLaughlin, K.A, & Wade, M. (2021). Threat, Deprivation, and Executive Functioning in Childhood and Adolescence: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatrics, 175(11), e212511-e212511.

Browne, D., Wade, M., May, S.S., Jenkins, J.M., & Prime, H.P (2021). COVID-19 disruption gets inside the family: A two-month multilevel study of family stress during the pandemic. Developmental Psychology, 57(10), 1681–1692.

Prime, H., Wade, M., May, S.S., Jenkins, J.M., & Browne, D.T. (2021). The COVID-19 Family Stressor Scale: Validation and Measurement Invariance in Female and Male Caregivers. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12: 669106.

Browne, D.T., Wade, M., May, S., Maguire, N., Wise, D., Estey, K., & Frampton, P. (2021). Children’s mental health problems during the initial emergence of COVID-19. Canadian Psychology, 62(1), 65–72.

Wade, M., ^Sheridan, M.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Fox, N.A., ^Nelson, C.A., & ^McLaughlin, K.A. (2020). Environmental determinants of physiological reactivity to stress: The interacting effects of early life deprivation, caregiving quality, and stressful life events. Development and Psychopathology, 32(5), 1732-1742.

Wade, M., Prime, H., & Browne, D.T. (2020). Why we need longitudinal mental health research with children and youth during (and after) the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychiatry Research, 290, 113143.

Prime, H., Wade, M., & Browne, D.T. (2020). Risk and resilience in family well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. American Psychologist, 75(5), 631–643.

Wade, M., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Fox, N.A., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2020). Global deficits in executive functioning are transdiagnostic mediators between severe childhood neglect and psychopathology in adolescence. Psychological Medicine, 50(10), 1687-1694.

Wade, M., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Nelson, C.A., & ^Drury, S.S. (2020). Telomere length and psychopathology: Specificity and direction of effects within the Bucharest Early Intervention

Project. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 59(1), 140-148.e3.

Wade, M., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Fox, N.A., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2020). Social communication deficits following early life deprivation and relation to psychopathology: A randomized clinical trial of foster care. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 61(12), 1360-1369.

^Tang, A., Wade, M., ^Fox, N.A., ^Nelson, C.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., & ^Slopen, N. (2020). The prospective association between stressful life events and inflammation among adolescents with a history of early institutional rearing. Development and Psychopathology, 32(5), 1715-1724.

Prime, H., Wade, M., & Gonzalez, A. (2020). The link between maternal and child verbal abilities: An indirect effect through maternal responsiveness. Developmental Science, 23(3), e12907.

^Behrendt, H., Wade, M., ^Bayet, L., ^Nelson, C.A. & ^Bosquet-Enlow, M. (2020). Pathways to social-emotional functioning in the preschool period: The role of child temperament and maternal anxiety in boys and girls. Development and Psychopathology, 32(3), 961-974.

^Buzzell, G., ^Troller-Renfree, S., Wade, M., ^Debnath, R., ^Morales, S., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Nelson, C.A., & ^Fox, N.A. (2020). Adolescent cognitive control and mediofrontal theta oscillations are disrupted by neglect: Associations with transdiagnostic risk for psychopathology in a randomized controlled trial. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 43, 100777.

^Esteves, K.C., ^Jones, C.W., Wade, M., ^Callerame, K., ^Smith, A.K., ^Theall, K.P., & ^Drury, S.S. (2020). Adverse childhood experiences: implications for offspring telomere length and psychopathology. American Journal of Psychiatry, 177(1), 47-57.

^Humphreys, K.L., ^Guyon-Harris, K.L., ^Tibu, F., Wade, M., ^Nelson, C.A., ^Fox, N.A., & ^Zeanah, C.H. (2020). Psychiatric outcomes following severe deprivation in early childhood: Follow-up of a randomized controlled trial at age 16. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 88(12), 1079-1090.

Published in 2019


Wade, M., ^Zeanah, C.H., ^Fox, N.A., ^Tibu, F., ^Ciolan, L. & ^Nelson, C.A. (2019). Stress sensitization among severely neglected children and protection by social enrichment. Nature Communications, 10, 5771. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-13622-3.

Wade, M., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2019). Long-term effects of institutional rearing, foster care, and brain activity on memory and executive functioning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(5), 1808-1813. doi:10.1073/pnas.1809145116

^Xie, W., ^Jensen, S.K., Wade, M., ^Kumar, S., ^Westerlund, A., ^Kakon, S.H., ^Haque, R., ^Petri, W.A., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2019). Growth faltering is associated with altered brain functional connectivity and cognitive outcomes in urban Bangladeshi children exposed to early adversity. BMC Medicine, 17, 199. doi:10.1186/s12916-019-1431-5

Browne, D.T., Dadashadeh, S., Wade, M., & Jenkins, J.M. (2019). Cogntive sensitivity and child receptive vocabulary: A between- and within-family study of mothers and sibling pairs. Developmental Psychology, 55(10), 2123-2134. doi:10.1037/dev0000775

Published in 2020

Published in 2018


Wade, M., ^Fox, N.A., ^Zeanah, C.H., & ^Nelson, C.A. (2018). Effect of foster care intervention on trajectories of general and specific psychopathology among children with histories of institutional rearing: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 75(11),1137-1145. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.2556

Wade, M., Madigan, S., Plamondon, A., Rodrigues, M., Browne, D.T., & Jenkins, J.M. (2018). Cumulative psychosocial risk, parental socialization, and child cognitive functioning: A longitudinal cascade model. Developmental Psychology, 54(6), 1038-1050. doi: 10.1037/dev0000493

Wade, M., Prime, H., Jenkins, J.M., Yeates, K.O., Williams, T., & Lee, K. (2018). On the relation between theory of mind and executive functioning: A developmental cognitive neuroscience perspective. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 25(6), 2119-2140.

Wade, M., Prime, H., ^Hoffmann, T.J., Schmidt, L.A., ^O’Connor, T.G., & Jenkins, J.M. (2018). Birth weight interacts with a functional variant of the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) to predict executive functioning in children. Development and Psychopathology, 30(1), 203-211. doi:10.1017/S0954579417000578

Wade, M., Jenkins, J.M., Venkadasalam, V., Binnoon-Erez, N., & Ganea, P.A. (2018). The role of maternal responsiveness and linguistic input in pre-academic skill development: A longitudinal analysis of pathways. Cognitive Development, 45, 125-140. doi: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2018.01.005

Browne, D., Wade, M., Prime, H., & Jenkins, J.M. (2018). School readiness amongst urban Canadian families: Risk profiles and family mediation. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110(1), 133-146. doi: 10.1037/edu0000202

Browne, D.T., Wade, M., Plamondon, A., ^Leckie, G., Perlman, M., Madigan, S., & Jenkins, J.M. (2018). Child and contextual effects in the emergence of differential maternal sensitivity across siblings. Developmental Psychology, 54(7), 1265-1276. doi: 10.1037/dev0000506

Madigan, S., Wade, M., Plamondon, A., & Jenkins, J.M. (2017). Trajectories of maternal depressive symptoms in the postpartum period and family-wide clustering of risk. Journal of Affective Disorders, 215, 49-55.

Madigan, S., Wade, M., Plamondon, A., Maguire, J.L., & Jenkins, J.M. (2017). Maternal adverse childhood experiences and infant health: Biomedical and psychosocial risks as intermediary mechanisms. Journal of Pediatrics, 187, 282-289.e1. doi: http://dx.doi.org10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.04.052

Published in 2017

Published in 2016

Wade, M., Browne, D.T., Plamondon, A., ^Daniel, E., & Jenkins, J.M. (2016). Cumulative risk disparities in children’s neurocognitive functioning: A developmental cascade model. Developmental Science, 19(2), 179-194. doi:

Wade, M., ^Hoffmann, T. J., ^Knafo-Noam, A., ^O’Connor, T. G., & Jenkins, J. M. (2016). Oxytocin and vasopressin hormone genes in children’s externalizing problems: A cognitive endophenotype approach. Hormones & Behavior, 82, 78-86.

Wade, M. & Jenkins, J.M. (2016). Pregnancy hypertension and the risk for neuropsychological difficulties across early development: A brief report. Child Neuropsychology, 22(2), 247-254.

~Madigan, S., ~Wade, M., Plamondon, A., & Jenkins, J.M. (2016). Neighborhood collective efficacy moderates the association between maternal adverse childhood experiences and marital conflict. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57(3-4), 437-447. [~Shared first authorship]

Andrade, B. & Wade, M. (2016). Latent profiles of externalizing psychopathology and their relation to children’s aggression and social behavior. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 37(6), 442-450.

Published in 2015

Wade, M., ^Hoffmann, T.J., & Jenkins, J.M. (2015). Gene-environment interaction between the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene and parenting behaviour on children’s theory of mind. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(12), 1749–1757. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsv064.

Wade, M., Madigan, S., Akbari, E., & Jenkins, J.M. (2015). Cumulative biomedical risk and social cognition in the second year of life: prediction and moderation by responsive parenting. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:354. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00354.

Wade, M., Moore, C., Astington, J.W., Frampton, K., & Jenkins, J.M. (2015). Cumulative contextual risk, maternal responsivity, and social cognition at 18 months. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 189-203. doi:

Wade, M. & Andrade, B. (2015). Validation of a measure of parental readiness for treatment in a clinical sample of children with disruptive behavior. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 37(2), 184-195.

Wade, M., Prime, H., & Madigan, S. (2015). Using sibling deigns to understand neurodevelopmental disorders: From genes and environments to prevention programming. Biomed Research International, 672784.

~Madigan, S., ~Wade, M., Plamondon, A., Browne, D.T., & Jenkins, J.M. (2015). Birth weight variability and language development: Risk, resilience, and responsive parenting. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(9), 869-877. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsv056. [~Shared first authorship]

Madigan, S., Wade, M. Plamondon, A., & Jenkins, J.M. (2015). Maternal abuse history, depression, and parenting: Links with preschoolers’ internalizing problems. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36(2), 1–9.

Prime, H., Browne, D.T., Akbari, E., Wade, M., Madigan, S., O’Connor, T.G., & Jenkins, J.M. (2015). The development of a measure of caregiver cognitive sensitivity appropriate for use in primary care health settings. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(4), 488-495 doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12322.

Browne, D.T., Plamondon, A., Prime, H., Puente-Duran, S., & Wade, M. (2015). Cumulative risk and developmental health: An argument for the importance of a family-wide science. WIRES Cognitive Science, 6(4), 397-407. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1349

Published in 2014

Wade, M., Browne, D.T., Madigan, S., Plamondon, A., & Jenkins, J.M. (2014). Normal birth weight variation and children’s neuropsychological functioning: links between language, executive functioning, and theory of mind. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20(9), 909-919.

Wade, M., ^Hoffmann, T.J., Wigg, K., & Jenkins, J.M. (2014). Association between the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene and children’s social cognition at 18 months. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 13 (7), 603-610. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12148.

Wade, M., ^Hoffmann, T.J., & Jenkins, J.M. (2014). Association between the arginine vasopressin receptor 1A (AVPR1A) gene and preschoolers’ executive functioning. Brain and Cognition, 90, 116-123.

Azzopardi, C., Wade, M., Salter, R., Macdougall, G., Shouldice, M., Read, S., & Bitnun, A. (2014) Medical nonadherence in pediatric HIV: Psychosocial risks and intersection with the child protection system for medical neglect. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(11), 1766-1777. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.08.013.

Madigan, S., Wade, M., Tarabulsy, G., Jenkins, J.M., & Shouldice, M. (2014). Association between maltreatment history and early pregnancy: A meta-analysis. Journal of Adolescent Health, 55(2), 151-159.

Madigan, S., Wade, M., Plamondon, A., Vaillancourt, K., Jenkins, J. M., Shouldice, M., & Benoit, D. (2014). Course of depression and anxiety symptoms during the transition to parenthood for female adolescents with histories of victimization. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(7), 1160-1170.

Published in 2012

Meunier, J. C., Wade, M., & Jenkins, J.M. (2012). Mothers’ differential parenting and children’s behavioural outcomes: Exploring the moderating role of family and social context. Infant and Child Development, 21(1), 107-133.

Browne, D.T., Prime, H., & Wade, M. (2012). Contemporary systems psychology and integrated approaches to school and cinical service delivery: Reincarnations of Lightner Witmer’s ‘Psychological Clinic’. Journal of Scientific Psychology, 102-115.

^Meunier, J.C., ^Roskam, I., ^Stievenart, M., ^van de Moortele, G., Browne, D.T., & Wade, M. (2012). Parental differential treatment, child’s externalizing behavior and sibling relationships: Bridging links with child’s perception of favoritism and personality, and parent’s self-efficacy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 29(5), 612-638.

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