This knowledge platform for scholarly publishing is provided by the ECPC. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited based on its relevance to early childhood development, social cohesion, violence prevention and peace promotion, and more. Additional literature will be added as it becomes available.
Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2021. New York: United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC); 2021.
Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Taylor & Francis; 2012.
Social psychological contributions to the decade of the brain. Doctrine of multilevel analysis. Am Psychol. 1992;47(8):1019-28.
A quantitative meta-analysis of functional imaging studies of social rejection. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2027.
Environmental regulation of the neural epigenome. FEBS Lett. 2011;585(13):2049-58.
Changing children's intergroup attitudes toward refugees: testing different models of extended contact. Child Dev. 2006;77(5):1208-19.
Maternal programming of reproductive function and behavior in the female rat. Front Evol Neurosci. 2011;3:10.
The programming of individual differences in defensive responses and reproductive strategies in the rat through variations in maternal care. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2005;29(4-5):843-65.
Variation in maternal care influences ventromedial hypothalamus activation in the rat. J Neuroendocrinol. 2011;23(5):393-400.
Young children and families in crisis and displacement: Selected articles from our Early Childhood Matters publication. The Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation; 2019.
Parochial altruism in humans. Nature. 2006;442(7105):912-5.
South African Child Gauge 2013. Children's Institute, University of Cape Town; 2013.
Association between economic growth and early childhood nutrition. Lancet Glob Health. 2015;3:e79-80.
Early Childhood Education and Care Physical Environment and Child Development: State of the art and Reflections on Future Orientations and Methodologies. Educational Psychology Review. 2019.
Psychosocial adjustment and mental health in former child soldiers--systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54:17-36.
Interrelatedness of child health, protection and well-being: an application of the SAFE model in Rwanda. Soc Sci Med. 2012;74:1504-11.
Correction: Ethics in Community-Based Research with Vulnerable Children: Perspectives from Rwanda. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0163384.
Sierra Leone's child soldiers: war exposures and mental health problems by gender. J Adolesc HealthJ Adolesc Health. 2011;49:21-8.
Using Mixed-Methods Research to Adapt and Evaluate a Family Strengthening Intervention in Rwanda. Afr J Trauma Stress. 2011;2:32-45.
Ethics in Community-Based Research with Vulnerable Children: Perspectives from Rwanda. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0157042.
Attending to the mental health of war-affected children: the need for longitudinal and developmental research perspectives. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011;50:323-5.
Optimizing an Era of Global Mental Health Implementation Science. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016;73:99-100.
Sierra Leone's former child soldiers: a follow-up study of psychosocial adjustment and community reintegration. Child Dev. 2010;81:1077-95.
A Longitudinal Study of Psychosocial Adjustment and Community Reintegration among Former Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone. Int Psychiatry. 2010;7:60-62.
Psychosocial adjustment and mental health in former child soldiers--systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54(1):17-36.
Sierra Leone's former child soldiers: a longitudinal study of risk, protective factors, and mental health. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010;49:606-15.
Identifying Priorities for Mental Health Interventions in War-Affected Youth: A Longitudinal Study. Pediatrics. 2015;136:e344-50.
Interventions for children affected by war: an ecological perspective on psychosocial support and mental health care. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2013;21(2):70-91.
Addressing health disparities in the mental health of refugee children and adolescents through community-based participatory research: a study in 2 communities. Am J Public Health. 2015;105 Suppl 3:S475-82.
A qualitative study of mental health problems among children displaced by war in northern Uganda. Transcult PsychiatryTranscult Psychiatry. 2009;46:238-56.
The intergenerational impact of war: longitudinal relationships between caregiver and child mental health in postconflict Sierra Leone. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2015;56:1101-7.
High Hopes, Grim Reality: Reintegration and the Education of Former Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone. Comp Educ Rev. 2008;52:565-587.
The mental health of children affected by armed conflict: protective processes and pathways to resilience. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2008;20:317-28.
The intergenerational effect of war. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015;72:199-200.
Child soldiers: reintegration, pathways to recovery, and reflections from the field. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008;29:138-41.
A behavioral intervention for war-affected youth in Sierra Leone: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc PsychiatryJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014;53:1288-97.
Building an evidence base on mental health interventions for children affected by armed conflict. Intervention (Amstelveen). 2008;6:39-56.
We left one war and came to another: resource loss, acculturative stress, and caregiver-child relationships in Somali refugee families. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2015;21:114-25.
Developing an African youth psychosocial assessment: an application of item response theory. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2014;23:142-60.
Context matters: community characteristics and mental health among war-affected youth in Sierra Leone. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2014;55:217-26.
Post-traumatic stress symptoms among former child soldiers in Sierra Leone: follow-up study. Br J Psychiatry. 2013;203:196-202.
Interventions for children affected by war: an ecological perspective on psychosocial support and mental health care. Harv Rev PsychiatryHarv Rev Psychiatry. 2013;21:70-91.
War-Related Traumas and Mental Health Across Generations. JAMA Psychiatry. 2018;75:5-6.
Validating the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children in Rwanda. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012;51:1284-92.
Moderators of treatment effectiveness for war-affected youth with depression in northern Uganda. J Adolesc Health. 2012;51:544-50.
Methods to Assess Adverse Childhood Experiences of Children and Families: Toward Approaches to Promote Child Well-being in Policy and Practice. Academic pediatrics. 2017;17:S51-s69.
The oxytocin paradox. Front Behav Neurosci. 2014;8:48.
Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Men,Caring and Fatherhood.. Kathmandu: Save the Children Sweden; 2005.
Synthesis Report: Language Education and Social Cohesion (LESC) Initiative in Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand. UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office 2016; 2016.
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