Published Articles


Papers Published in Scientific Journals

A comparison of methods for delivering caregiver education and training in behavioral regulation for families of children with FASDs. Kable, JA, Coles, CD, Taddeo, E, Strickland, DC.  International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012, in press.

Executive function predicts adaptive behavior in children with histories of heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  Ware, A,  Crocker, N, O’Brien, JW, Deweese, BN,  Roesch, SC, Coles, CD, Kable, JA, May, PA, Kalberg, WO, Sowell, ER, Jones, KL, Riley, EP, & Mattson, SN.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2012, in press.

Default mode network dysfunction in adults with prenatal alcohol exposure.  Santhanam, P, Coles, CD Li, Z, Lynch, ME, & Hu, X.  Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 194(3): 354-362, 2011 Dec.  PMID 22079659.

Socioeconomic differences and the impact of being small for gestational age on neurodevelopment in preschool aged children.  Drews, C, Schieve, LA , Kable, JA, Coles, CD. Reviews on Environmental Health, 26 (3): 221-229, 2011. PMID 2206199.

Understanding specific effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on brain structure in young adults. Chen, X, Coles, CD, Lynch, ME, Hu, X.  Human Brain Mapping, 2011, PMID 21692145.

 Smoking in pregnancy and parenting stress:  The role of maternal psychological symptoms and socioeconomic status as potential mediating variables.  Lynch, ME, Johnson, KC, Kable, JA, Carroll, JA, & Coles, CD.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 13(7):532-9, 2011 July. PMID 1436299.

Tobacco induced severe oxidation of plasma cysteine redox in post-partum females.  Gauthier, TW, Brown, LS, Burwell. L, Kable, JA, & Coles, CD.   Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 4(2): 119–125, 2011.

Functional neuroimaging in the examination of effects of prenatal alcohol exposure.  Coles, CD, Li, Z. Neuropsychological Review (special Issue), 21 (2),119-132. 2011 June. PMID 221484401.

Discriminating effects of prenatal alcohol exposure from other behavioral and learning disorders. Coles, CD.  Alcohol Research and Health, invited article, 34(1), 42-50, 2011.

Innovative education interventions with school-aged children affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).  Coles, CD, Taddeo, E., Millians, M.  In  Adubato, S, Cohen, D.  Prenatal Alcohol Use and FASD:  Historical and Future Perspectives.  Bentham Open E-books. 2011.

Examination of gender differences in effects of tobacco exposure.  Coles, CD, Kable, JA, Lynch, ME.  In  Lewis, M  & Kestler, L. (Eds).  Gender differences in prenatal substance exposure. (pp. 99-120).  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association Press, 2011.

Maternal cocaine use and mother-infant interactions: Direct and moderated associations. Eiden RD, Schuetze P, Coles CD. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 33(1):120-8, 2011 Jan-Feb.

Recursive cluster elimination based support vector machine for disease state prediction using resting state functional and effective brain connectivity. Deshpande G, Li Z, Santhanam P, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Hamann S, Hu X. Public Library of Science One (PLoS One). 5(12):e14277, 2010 Dec 9.

Memory and brain volume in adults prenatally exposed to alcohol. Coles CD, Goldstein FC, Lynch ME, Chen X, Kable JA, Johnson KC, Hu X. Brain and Cognition. 75(1):67-77, 2011 Feb.

Increased “default mode” activity in adolescents prenatally exposed to cocaine. Li Z, Santhanam P, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Hamann S, Peltier S, Hu X. Human Brain Mapping. 2010 Aug 5 [Epub ahead of print].

Verbal and nonverbal memory in adults prenatally exposed to alcohol. Coles CD, Lynch ME, Kable JA, Johnson KC, Goldstein FC. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 34(5):897-906, 2010 May.

Collaborative initiative on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: methodology of clinical projects. Mattson SN, Foroud T, Sowell ER, Jones KL, Coles CD, Fagerlund A, Autti-Ramo I, May PA, Adnams CM, Konovalova V, Wetherill L, Arenson AD, Bernett WK, Riley EP. Alcohol. 44(7-8):635-41, 2010 Nov-Dec.

Concurrent alcohol use or heavier use of alcohol and cigarette smoking among women of childbearing age with accessible health care. Tsai J, Floyd RL, Green PP, Denny CH, Coles CD, Sokol RJ. Prevention Science. 11(2):197-206, 2010 Jun.

Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy causes systemic oxidation of the glutathione redox system. Gauthier TW, Kable JA, Burwell L, Coles CD, Brown LA. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 34(1):123-30, 2010 Jan.

Prenatal cocaine exposure alters emotional arousal regulation and its effects on working memory. Li Z, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Hamann S, Peltier S, LaConte S, Hu X. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 31(6):342-8, 2009 Nov-Dec.

Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on brain activation during an arithmetic task: an fMRI study. Santhanam P, Li Z, Hu X, Lynch ME, Coles CD. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 33(11):1901-8, 2009 Nov.

Interventions for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs): overview of findings for five innovative research projects. Bertrand J. on behalf of the Interventions for Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research Consortium. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 30(5):986-1006, 2009 Sep-Oct.

Voxelwise and skeleton-based region of interest analysis of fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in young adults. Li L, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Hu X. Human Brain Mapping. 30(10):3265-74, 2009 Oct.

The impact of maternal smoking on fast auditory brainstem responses. Kable JA, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Carroll J. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 31(4):216-24, 2009 Jul-Aug.

Math performance and behavior problems in children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure: intervention and follow-up. Coles CD, Kable JA, Taddeo E. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 30(1):7-15, 2009 Feb.

Occipital-temporal reduction and sustained visual attention deficit in prenatal alcohol exposed adults. Li Z, Ma X, Peltier S, Hu X, Coles CD, Lynch ME. Brain Imaging and Behavior. 2(1):39-48, 2008 Mar.

Increased mortality among women who drank alcohol during pregnancy. Berg JP, Lynch ME, Coles CD. Alcohol. 42(7):603-10, 2008 Nov.

Physiological responses to social and cognitive challenges in 8 year olds with a history of prenatal cocaine exposure. Kable JA, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Platzman K. Developmental Psychobiology. 50(3):251-65, 2008 Apr.

An evolution of virtual reality training designs for children with autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Strickland DC, McAllister D, Coles CD, Osborne S. Topics in Language Disorders. 27(3):226-241, 2007 Jul 1.

Socio-cognitive habilitation using the math interactive learning experience program for alcohol-affected children. Kable JA, Coles CD, Taddeo E. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 31(8):1425-34, 2007 Aug.

Prenatal cocaine and other substance exposure: effects on infant autonomic regulation at 7 months of age. Schuetze P, Eiden RD, Coles CD. Developmental Psychobiology. 49(3):276-89, 2007 Apr.

Games that “work”: using computer games to teach alcohol-affected children about fire and street safety. Coles CD, Strickland DC, Padgett L, Bellmoff L. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 28(5):518-30, 2007 Oct-Nov.

Prenatal alcohol exposure and ability, academic achievement, and school functioning in adolescence: a longitudinal follow-up. Howell KK, Lynch ME, Platzman KA, Smith GH, Coles CD. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 31(1):116-26, 2006 Jan-Feb.

Case Study: using a virtual reality computer game to teach fire safety skills to children diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome. Padgett LS, Strickland D, Coles CD. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 31(1):65-70, 2006 Jan-Feb.

Evaluation of corpus callosum anisotropy in young adults with fetal alcohol syndrome according to diffusion tensor imaging. Ma X, Coles CD, Lynch ME, Laconte SM, Zurkiya O, Wang D, Hu X. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 29(7):1214-22, 2005 July.

Prenatal cocaine exposure: a comparison of 2-year-old children in parental and nonparental care. Brown JV. Bakeman R. Coles CD. Platzman KA. Lynch ME. Child Development. 75(4):1282-95, 2004 Jul-Aug.

The impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on neurophysiological encoding of environmental events at six months. Kable JA. Coles CD. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 28(3):489-96, 2004 Mar.

The Medical and Developmental Consequences of Prenatal Drug Exposure. Howell, Karen K; Coles, Claire D; Kable, Julie. Brick, John (Ed). (2004). Handbook of the medical consequences of alcohol and drug abuse. (pp. 281-302). New York, NY, US: Haworth Press, Inc.. xviii, 329 pp.

Modeling the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure. Coles, Claire D. PsycCRITIQUES. 2004, [np]. American Psychological Assn

Examining delinquency in adolescents differentially prenatally exposed to alcohol: the role of proximal and distal risk factors. Lynch ME. Coles CD. Corley T. Falek A. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 64(5):678-86, 2003 Sep.

Prevalence of prenatal drinking assessed at an urban public hospital and a suburban private hospital. Drews CD. Coles CD. Floyd RL. Falek A. Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 13(2):85-93, 2003 Feb.

Neurobehavioral consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure: an international perspective. Riley EP. Mattson SN. Li TK. Jacobson SW. Coles CD. Kodituwakku PW. Adnams CM. Korkman MI. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 27(2):362-73, 2003 Feb.

Auditory and visual sustained attention in adolescents prenatally exposed to alcohol. Coles CD. Platzman KA. Lynch ME. Freides D. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 26(2):263-71, 2002 Feb.

Fetal alcohol exposure and attention: Moving beyond ADHD. Coles, Claire D. Alcohol Research & Health. Vol 25(3) 2001, 199-203.

Assessment of the caregiving environment and infant functioning in polydrug families: Use of structured clinical interview. Platzman, Kathleen A; Coles, Claire D; Lynch, Mary Ellen; Bard, Kim A; Brown, Josephine V. Infant Mental Health Journal. Vol 22(3) May-Jun 2001, 351-373. John Wiley & Sons

Early identification of risk for effects of prenatal alcohol exposure. Coles CD. Kable JA. Drews-Botsch C. Falek A. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 61(4):607-16, 2000 Jul.

The effects of prenatal drug exposure, term status, and caregiving on arousal and arousal modulation in 8-week-old infants. Bard KA. Coles CD. Platzman KA. Lynch ME. Developmental Psychobiology. 36(3):194-212, 2000 Apr.

Attentional response at eight weeks in prenatally drug-exposed and preterm infants. Coles CD. Bard KA. Platzman KA. Lynch ME. Neurotoxicology & Teratology. 21(5):527-37, 1999 Sep-Oct.

Immunity and prenatal alcohol exposure. A pilot study in human adolescents. Oleson DR. Magee RM. Donahoe RM. Falek A. Coles CD. Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology. 437:255-64, 1998.

Maternal drug use during pregnancy: are preterm and full-term infants affected differently?. Brown JV. Bakeman R. Coles CD. Sexson WR. Demi AS. Developmental Psychology. 34(3):540-54, 1998 May.

A comparison of children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure and attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder. Coles CD. Platzman KA. Raskind-Hood CL. Brown RT. Falek A. Smith IE. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 21(1):150-61, 1997 Feb.

Maternal substance use: epidemiology, treatment outcome, and developmental effects: an annotated bibliography, 1995. Coles CD. Russell CL. Schuetze P. Substance Use & Misuse. 32(2):149-68, 1997 Jan.

Cry analysis detects subclinical effects of prenatal alcohol exposure in newborn infants. Zeskind, Philip Sanford; Platzman, Kathleen; Coles, Claire D; Schuetze, Pamela A. Infant Behavior & Development. Vol 19(4) Oct-Dec 1996, 497-500.

Two-dimensional protein electrophoresis and multiple hypothesis testing to detect potential serum protein biomarkers in children with fetal alcohol syndrome. Robinson MK. Myrick JE. Henderson LO. Coles CD. Powell MK. Orr GA. Lemkin PF. Electrophoresis. 16(7):1176-83, 1995 Jul.

Critical periods for prenatal alcohol exposure: Evidence from animal and human studies. Coles, Claire. Alcohol Health & Research World. Vol 18(1) 1994, 22-29.

Saying "goodbye" to the "crack baby." Coles, Claire D. Neurotoxicology & Teratology. Vol 15(5) Sep-Oct 1993, 290-292.

Behavioral development in children prenatally exposed to drugs and alcohol. [Review] [136 refs] Coles CD. Platzman KA. International Journal of the Addictions. 28(13):1393-433, 1993 Nov.

Impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on the newborn and the child. [Review] [68 refs] Coles CD. Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology. 36(2):255-66, 1993 Jun.

A comparison study of treated and untreated pregnant and postpartum cocaine-abusing women. Smith IE. Dent DZ. Coles CD. Falek A. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 9(4):343-8, 1992.

Effects of cocaine and other drugs on the infant. Coles CD. NIDA Research Monograph. 119:121-5, 1992.

How the environment affects research on prenatal drug exposure: the laboratory and the community. [Review] [24 refs] Coles CD. NIDA Research Monograph. 117:271-92, 1992.

Discussion: measurement issues in the study of effects of substance abuse in pregnancy. [Review] [14 refs] Coles CD. NIDA Research Monograph. 117:248-58, 1992.

Effects of cocaine and alcohol use in pregnancy on neonatal growth and neurobehavioral status. Coles CD. Platzman KA. Smith I. James ME. Falek A. Neurotoxicology & Teratology. 14(1):23-33, 1992 Jan-Feb.

Review of observational methods in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Implications for diagnosis. Platzman, Kathleen A; Stoy, Mary R; Brown, Ronald T; Coles, Claire D; et al. School Psychology Quarterly. Vol 7(3) Fal 1992, 155-177.

Cocaine abuse during pregnancy: psychiatric considerations. [Review] [115 refs] James ME. Coles CD. General Hospital Psychiatry. 13(6):399-409, 1991 Nov.

Multilevel intervention for prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome and effects of prenatal alcohol exposure. [Review] [73 refs] Smith IE. Coles CD. Recent Developments in Alcoholism. 9:165-80, 1991.

Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure at school age. II. Attention and behavior. Brown RT. Coles CD. Smith IE. Platzman KA. Silverstein J. Erickson S. Falek A. Neurotoxicology & Teratology. 13(4):369-76, 1991 Jul-Aug.

Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure at school age. Physical and cognitive development. Coles CD. Brown RT. Smith IE. Platzman KA. Erickson S. Falek A. Neurotoxicology & Teratology. 13(4):357-67, 1991 Jul-Aug.

Characteristics of non-referred cocaine abusing mothers. Smith IE. Moss-Wells S. Moeti R. Coles CD. NIDA Research Monograph. 95:330, 1989.

Contributions of maternal alcohol, caffeine, and cigarette use to neonatal status. Lancaster JS. Coles CD. Platzman KA. Smith IE. Falek A. NIDA Research Monograph. 76:275, 1987.

Prenatal alcohol exposure and infant behavior: immediate effects and implications for later development. Coles CD. Smith IE. Falek A. Advances in Alcohol & Substance Abuse. 6(4):87-104, 1987.

Identifying high-risk pregnant drinkers: biological and behavioral correlates of continuous heavy drinking during pregnancy. Smith IE. Lancaster JS. Moss-Wells S. Coles CD. Falek A. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 48(4):304-9, 1987 Jul.

Persistence over the first month of neurobehavioral differences in infants exposed to alcohol prenatally. Coles, Claire D; Smith, Iris E; Lancaster, Juliana S; Falek, Arthur. Infant Behavior & Development. Vol 10(1) Jan-Mar 1987, 23-37.

The effect of volume and duration of prenatal ethanol exposure on neonatal physical and behavioral development. Smith IE. Coles CD. Lancaster J.

Neonatal neurobehavioral characteristics as correlates of maternal alcohol use during gestation. Coles CD. Smith I. Fernhoff PM. Falek A. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 9(5):454-60, 1985 Sep-Oct.

Neonatal ethanol withdrawal: characteristics in clinically normal, nondysmorphic neonates. Coles CD. Smith IE. Fernhoff PM. Falek A. Journal of Pediatrics. 105(3):445-51, 1984 Sep.

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