Reaching Others University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Skip to Content

Rina Das Eiden, PhD

Rina Das Eiden, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Developmental Psychology

Research Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Research Associate Professor, Psychology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-3350

Primary Research Areas

The impact of parental prenatal and postnatal substance abuse on developmental trajectories of risk and resilience from infancy to adolescence.

Representative and Recent Publications

Eiden, R. D., Coles, C. D., Schuetze, P., & Colder, C. R. (In press). Externalizing behavior problems among polydrug cocaine exposed children: Indirect pathways via maternal harshness and self-regulation in early childhood.  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Molnar, D., Levitt, A., Schuetze, P., & Eiden, R. D. (In press). Prenatal cocaine exposure and trajectories of externalizing behavior problems in early childhood: Examining the role of maternal negative affect.  Development & Psychopathology.

Colder, C. R., Hawk, L. W., Lengua, L. J., Wieczorek, W. F., Eiden, R. D., & Read, J. P. (In press).  Trajectories of Reinforcement Sensitivity During Adolescence and Risk for Substance Use. Journal for Research on Adolescence.

Eiden, R. D., Homish, G. G., Colder, C. R., Schuetze, P., Gray, T., & Huestis, M.  (2013).  Changes in Smoking Patterns During Pregnancy.  Substance Use and Misuse. 
PMCID: PMC3758541

Schuetze, P., Eiden, R. D., Colder, C. R., Gray, T., & Huestis, M.  (2013).  Physiological regulation at 9 months of age in infants prenatally exposed to cigarettes.  Infancy, 18, 233-255. 
PMCID: PMC3640595

Adkison, S., Grohman, K., Colder, C. R., Leonard, K. E., Orrange-Torchia, T., Peterson, E., & Eiden, R. E. (2013). Impact of fathers’ alcohol use on the development of effortful control in early adolescence. Journal Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74, 674-683.

Schuetze, P., Molnar, D. S., & Eiden, R. D. (2012). Regulatory profiles in cocaine exposed children. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 33, 282-293.
PMCID: PMC3507457

Homish, G. G., Eiden, R. D., Leonard, K. E., & Kozlowski, L. T. (2012).  Social-environmental factors related to prenatal smoking.  Addictive Behaviors, 37, 73-77.
PMCID: PMC3201815

Eiden, R. D., Leonard, K. E., Colder, C. R., Homish, G. G., Schuetze, P., Gray, T., & Huestis, M.  (2012).  Anger, hostility, and aggression as predictors of persistent smoking during pregnancy.  Journal Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73, 926-932.
PMCID: PMC3211963

Schuetze, P., Eiden, R. D., Colder, C. R., Gray, T. R., Huestis, M. A.  (2011). Physiological regulation in cigarette exposed infants: An examination of potential moderators.  Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 33, 567-574. 
PMCID: PMC3183283

Eiden, R. D., Granger, D. A., Schuetze, P., & Veira, Y. (2011).  Child behavior problems among cocaine-exposed toddlers: Indirect and interactive effects.  Development and Psychopathology, 23, 187-198.
PMCID: PMC369541