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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

Kong, K. L., Feda, D. M., Eiden, R. D., Epstein, L.H. (2015).  Origins of food reinforcement in infants.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.114.093237

Eiden, R. D., Molnar, D. M., Granger, D. A., Colder, C. R., Schuetze, P., & Huestis, M. A. (2015).  Prenatal tobacco exposure and infant stress reactivity: Role of child sex and maternal behavior. Developmental Psychobiology, 57, 212-225.
PMCID: PMC4432482

Schuetze, P., Lessard, J., Colder, C. R., Maiorana, N., Shisler, S., Eiden, R. D., Huestis, M. A., & Henrie, J.  (2015).  Physiological reactivity during object manipulation among cigarette-exposed infants at 9 months of age. Neurotoxicology & Teratology, 48, 64-68.
PMCID: PMC4363224
Eiden, R. D., Godleski, S., Schuetze, P., & Colder, C. R.  (2015).  Prenatal substance exposure and child self-regulation: Pathways to risk and protection. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 137, 12-29. 
PMCID: PMC4442052

Shisler, S., Homish, G., Molnar, D. S., & Eiden, R. D.  (2015). Predictors of changes in smoking from 3rd trimester to 9 months post-partum. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 1-4.

Lessard, J., Henrie, J., Livingston, J., Leonard, K. E., Colder, C. R., & Eiden, R. D.  (2014).  Correlates of ever having used electronic cigarettes among older adolescent children of alcoholic fathers. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 16, 1656-60.
PMID: 25173773

Veira, Y., Finger, B., Schuetze, P., Colder, C. R., & Eiden, R. D. (2014).  Maternal cocaine use and child behavior problems: Role of parenting and child exposure to violence. Psychology of Violence, 4, 266-280.
PMID: 25313345

Eiden, R. D., Godleski, S., Schuetze, P., & Colder, C. R. (2014). Prenatal cocaine exposure: The role of cumulative environmental risk and maternal harshness in the development of child internalizing behavior problems in Kindergarten. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 44, 1-10.
PMCID: PMC4099285

Schuetze, P., Eiden, R. D., Colder, C. R., & Molnar, D. S. (2014).  Empathic responsivity at 3 years of age in a sample of cocaine-exposed children. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 42, 1-8. 
PMCID: PMC3968185

Molnar, D., Levitt, A., Schuetze, P., & Eiden, R. D. (2014). Prenatal cocaine exposure and trajectories of externalizing behavior problems in early childhood: Examining the role of maternal negative affect. Development & Psychopathology, 26, 515-528.
PMCID: PMC3981877

Finger, B., Eiden, R. D., & Schuetze, P. (2014). Behavior problems among cocaine exposed children: Role of physiological regulation and parenting. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 42, 51-59. 
PMID: 24480789

Eiden, R. D., Coles, C. D., Schuetze, P., & Colder, C. R. (2014). Externalizing behavior problems among polydrug cocaine exposed children: Indirect pathways via maternal harshness and self-regulation in early childhood. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 139-153.
PMID: 23647157

Adkison, S., Grohman, K., Colder, C. R., Leonard, K. E., Orrange-Torchia, T., Peterson, E., & Eiden, R. D. (2013). Impact of fathers’ alcohol use on the development of effortful control in early adolescence. Journal Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74, 674-683.
PMCID: PMC3749310

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, 48, 513-522. 
PMCID: PMC3758541

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