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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
Email: eiden@ria.buffalo.edu

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

Molnar, D.S., Rancourt, D., Schlauch, R., Wen, X., Maiorana, N., Huestis, M.A., and Eiden, R.D.  (2017).  Tobacco exposure and conditional weight-for-length-gain by 2 years of age.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 1-10.
PMID: 28169405 | DOI:10.1093/jpepsy/jsw095

Schuetze, P., Eiden, R.D., Leonard, K.E., Huestis, M.A., & Colder, C.R. (2017).  Prenatal Risk and Infant Regulation: Indirect Pathways via Fetal Growth and Maternal Prenatal Stress and Anger. Child Development.
PMID: 28383108 [Epub ahead of print] | DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12801

Shisler, S., Eiden, R.D., Molnar, D.S., Schuetze, P., & Huestis, M.  (2017).  Smoking in pregnancy and fetal growth: The case for more intensive assessment.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 19(5), 525-531.
PMID: 28403474 | DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntx018

Eiden, R.D., Lessard, J., Colder, C.R., Livingston, J.A., Casey, M., & Leonard, K.E.  (2016). Developmental cascade model for adolescent substance use from infancy to late adolescence.  Developmental Psychology, 52, 1-15.
PMID: 27584669 | PMCID: PMC5056785  [Available on 2017-10-01] | DOI: 10.1037/dev0000199

Godleski, S., Eiden, R.D., Schuetze, P., Colder, C.R., & Huestis, M. (2016).  Tobacco exposure and maternal psychopathology: Impact on toddler problem behavior.  Neurotoxicology & Teratology, 57, 87-94.
PMID: 27498223 | DOI: 10.1016/j.ntt.2016.07.003

Kong, K.L., Eiden, R.D., Paluch, R.A., Feda, D., Pudlewski, C., Fletcher, K., Woodworth, E., & Epstein, L.  (2016). Reducing relative food reinforcement in infants by an enriched music experience: A randomized controlled trial. Obesity, 24, 917-923.
PMID: 27028283 | PMCID: PMC5361142  | DOI: 10.1002/oby.21427

Li X., Eiden R.D., Epstein L.H., Shenassa E.D., Xie C., Wen X. (2016).  Etiological subgroups of small-for-gestational-age: differential neurodevelopmental outcomes.  Plos One, 11(8): e0160677.
PMID: 27501456 | PMCID: PMC4976943 | DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160677

Li X., Eiden R.D., Epstein L.H., Shenassa E.D., Xie C., Wen X. (2016).  Parenting and cognitive and psychomotor delay due to small-for-gestational-age birth.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
PMID: 27678110 | DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12644

Shisler, S., Eiden, R.D., Molnar, D.S., Schuetze, P., Coles, C.D., Huestis, M., & Colder, C.R.  (2016). Effects of fetal tobacco exposure on focused attention in infancy. Infant Behavior and Development, 45, 1-10.
PMID: 27543942 | DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2016.07.008

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.
PMID: 25913650 | PMCID: PMC4442052 | DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.02.007

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.
PMID: 25650169 | PMCID: PMC4432482 | DOI: 10.1002/dev.21284

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.
DOI:10.1093/ntr/ntv057

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.
PMID: 24803425 | PMCID: PMC4099285 | DOI: 10.1016/j.ntt.2014.04.002

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 | PMCID: PMC4174429 | DOI: 10.1037/a0032632

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