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Project Ice Storm

Project Ice Storm

Initiatives -
To understand the long-term effects of the prenatal exposure to stress on the physical growth and functioning, cognitive development, and behaviour of the Project Ice Storm children by studying developmental trajectories through early adulthood. Contact Information: **projet.verglas@douglas.mcgill.ca**
Start Year
1998
Funding
Canadian Institute of Health Research
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Suzzane King
    McGill University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Child follow-ups at ages 6 months, and 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19 years old.

Marker Paper

Laplante DP, Brunet A, Schmitz N, Ciampi A, King S. Project Ice Storm: prenatal maternal stress affects cognitive and linguistic functioning in 5 1/2-year-old children. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2008;47(9):1063-1072. doi:10.1097/CHI.0b013e31817eec80

PUBMED 18665002

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
100
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Nearly 100 families have continued to participate in Project Ice Storm.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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