Julia Schechter

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Education & Training

Ph.D. 2015

Emory University


Maternal obesity, child executive functions and child weight gain

National Institutes of Health

Pilot Project: Effects of Cannabis on the Epigenome of Humans and Rats

John Templeton Foundation


Effect of Prenatal Smoke Exposure on Birth Weight: The Moderating Role of Maternal Depressive Symptoms.

PMID 30590728
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Methylphenidate increases willingness to perform effort in adults with ADHD.

PMID 31226260
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An Automated Text-Messaging Platform for Enhanced Retention and Data Collection in a Longitudinal Birth Cohort: Cohort Management Platform Analysis.

PMID 30938689
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Associations between imprinted gene differentially methylated regions, appetitive traits and body mass index in children.

PMID 30231188
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Associations between maternal cytokine levels during gestation and measures of child cognitive abilities and executive functioning.

PMID 29588230
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Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States.

PMID 29316617
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Adolescent Physiological and Behavioral Patterns of Emotion Dysregulation Predict Multisystemic Therapy Response.

PMID 28867925
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Maternal Prenatal Psychological Distress and Preschool Cognitive Functioning: the Protective Role of Positive Parental Engagement.

PMID 27150387
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Prenatal Smoke Exposure and ADHD: Advancing the Field.

PMID 28138004
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Disrupted expected value signaling in youth with disruptive behavior disorders to environmental reinforcers.

PMID 24745957
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Perinatal factors, parenting behavior, and reactive aggression: does cortisol reactivity mediate this developmental risk process?

PMID 22644427
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Stress, cortisol, and externalizing behavior in adolescent males: an examination in the context of multisystemic therapy.

PMID 22350278
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Reduced amygdala response in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits: decreased emotional response versus increased top-down attention to nonemotional features.

PMID 22456823
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Reduced amygdala-orbitofrontal connectivity during moral judgments in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits.

PMID 22047730
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Do adolescent offspring of women with PTSD experience higher levels of chronic and episodic stress?

PMID 21766340
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A Test of Causal Hypotheses of Psychopathic Traits: Reduced Emotional Responsiveness or Anomalous Attentional Control?

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Perinatal risk factors in the development of aggression and violence.

PMID 22078482
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