Mary Gilliam

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During seemingly routine check-ups, the dental practitioner must be ever aware of "quiescent" abnormalities or irregularities. Knowledge of special problems occurring within a certain patient population is of great value to the practitioner when evaluating the individual patient. Numerous studies have been conducted evaluating the pediatric Caucasian(More)
BACKGROUND There is abundant evidence that offspring of depressed mothers are at increased risk for persistent behavior problems related to emotion regulation, but the mechanisms by which offspring incur this risk are not entirely clear. Early adverse caregiving experiences have been associated with structural alterations in the amygdala and hippocampus,(More)
Using a cohort of 310 low-income male adolescents living in an urban community and followed prospectively from 18 months through adolescence (ages 15-18 years), the current study examined whether individual, family, and community risk factors from ages 18 to 42 months were associated with adolescents' violent behavior, as indexed by juvenile petitions.(More)
Guided by a bridging model of pathways leading to low-income boys' early starting and persistent trajectories of antisocial behavior, the current article reviews evidence supporting the model from early childhood through early adulthood. Using primarily a cohort of 310 low-income boys of families recruited from Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition(More)
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