Differential DNA methylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in adolescents exposed to significant early but not later childhood adversity.

@article{Esposito2016DifferentialDM,
  title={Differential DNA methylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in adolescents exposed to significant early but not later childhood adversity.},
  author={Elisa A Esposito and Meaghan J. Jones and Jenalee R Doom and Julia L. MacIsaac and Megan R. Gunnar and Michael S. Kobor},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 4pt2},
  pages={1385-1399}
}
Internationally adopted adolescents who are adopted as young children from conditions of poverty and deprivation have poorer physical and mental health outcomes than do adolescents conceived, born, and raised in the United States by families similar to those who adopt internationally. Using a sample of Russian and Eastern European adoptees to control for Caucasian race and US birth, and nonadopted offspring of well-educated and well-resourced parents to control for postadoption conditions, we… CONTINUE READING
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