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Tiffany Field
Tiffany Field, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Psychology
Coconut Grove, FL

tfield@fielding.edu

PhD, Developmental Psychology
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1976
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Alternative Therapies
  • High-Risk Infants
  • Depression
  • Research Methods
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • High-Risk Infants
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Health Psychology
 

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Massage Therapy Association
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Psychological Association Division (F1, 7, 12, 48)
  • American Psychological Society
  • Eastern Psychological Association
  • International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development
  • International Society of Developmental Psychobiology
  • International Society on Infant Studies
  • Merrill-Palmer Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Psi Chi
  • Sigma XI
  • Society of Pediatric Psychology
  • Society for Perinatal Research
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Southeastern Society for Research in Child Development
  • World Association of Infant Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines
 

Honors and Awards:

  • 2004-2007: NIMH Senior Research Scientist Award
  • 1991-2002: NIH Merit Award
  • 1991-2002: NIMH Senior Research Scientist Award
  • 1981-1991: NIMH Research Scientist Development Award
  • 1989: Distinguished Alumna Award, University of Cincinnati
  • 1988: "125 Alumni To Watch," University of Massachusetts
  • 1986: Distinguished Alumna Award, University of Cincinnati
  • 1979: Boyd McCandless Distinguished Young Scientist Award. American Psychological Association
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Divisions 1, 7, 12, 48
 

Publications:

  • Diego, M., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Vera, Y., & Gil, K. (in press). Caffeine use affects pregnancy outcome. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Feijo, L., Vera, Y., Gil, K., & Sanders, C. (in press). Responses to animate and inanimate faces by infants of depressed mothers. Early Child Development and Care.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Feijo, L., Vera, Y., Gil, K., & Sanders, C. (in press). Still-face and separation effects on depressed mother-infant interactions. Infant Mental Health Journal.
  • Field, T., Yando, S., Bendell, D., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Vera, Y., & Gil, K. (in press). Prenatal depression effects on pregnancy feelings and substance use. Journal of Child & Substance Abuse.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., & Ruddock, M. (in press). Greater arousal and lesser attention by neonates of depressed vs non-depressed mothers on the Brazelton Neonatal Assessment Scale. Infant Behavior and Development.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Shea, J. (2007). Hand arthritis pain reduced by massage therapy. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2, 21-24.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., & Fraser, M. (2007). Lower back pain and sleep disturbance are reduced following massage therapy. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy, 11, 141-145.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2007). Massage therapy research. Developmental Review, 27, 75-89.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Figueiredo, B., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2007). Sleep disturbances in depressed pregnant women and their newborns. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 127-133.
  • Diego, M., Field, T., Jones, N.A., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2006). Withdrawn and intrusive maternal interaction style and infant frontal EEG symmetry shifts in infants of depressed and nondepressed mothers. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 220-229.
  • Feijo, L., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Burns, W., Valley-Gray, S., & Simco, E. (2006). Brief report: Preterm infant massage lowers maternal depression. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 476-480.  
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Diego, M. (2006). Intrusive and withdrawn depressed mothers and their infants. Developmental Review, 26, 15-30.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Deeds, O., Figueiredo, B. & Ascencio, A. (2006). Moderate versus light pressure massage therapy leads to greater weight gain in preterm infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 574-578.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Diego, M. (2006).Newborns of depressed mothers who received moderate versus light pressure massage during pregnancy. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 54-58.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M. (2006). Prenatal depression effects on the fetus and newborn: a review. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 445-455.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Figueiredo, B., Deeds, O., Contogeorgos, J., Ascencio, A. (2006). Prenatal paternal depression. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 579-583
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Figueiredo, B., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2006). Prenatal cortisol, prematurity and low birthweight. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 268-275.
  • Field, T. Diego, M., Jones, N. A., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., & Gonzalez-Garcia, A. (2006). Prenatal cortisol mediates the effects of maternal psychological distress on fetal weight. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68, 747-53.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Feijo, L., & Freedman, J. (2006). Prenatal, perinatal and neonatal supplemental stimulation: A survey of neonatal nurseries. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 24-31.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M. (2006). Risk factors and stress variables that differentiate depressed from nondepressed pregnant women. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 169-174.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Diego, M. (2006). Stability of mood states and biochemistry across pregnancy. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 262-267.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Largie, S., Diego, M., Mora, D., & Bornstein, J. (2006). Children with Down Syndrome improved in motor function and muscle tone following massage therapy. Early Child Development and Care, 176, 395-410.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., & Field, T. (2006). Instrumental and vocal music effects in neonates of depressed and non-depressed mothers. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 518-525.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., Vera, Y., & Pickens, J. (2006). Happy faces are habituated more slowly by infants of depressed mothers. Infant Behavior & Development, 29, 131-135.
  • Diego, M., Field, T., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2005). Prepartum, postpartum and chronic depression effects on neonatal behavior. Infant Behavior & Development, 28, 155-164.
  • Diego, M., Field, T., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2005). Vagal activity, gastric motility, and weight gain in massaged preterm neonates. The Journal of Pediatrics, 147, 50-55.
  • Field, T. (2005). Massage therapy for skin conditions in young children. Dermatology Clinics, 23, 717-721.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Gil, K., & Vera, Y. (2005). Prenatal maternal cortisol, fetal activity and growth. International Journal of Neuroscience, 115, 423-429.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Vera, Y., Gil, K., Diego, M., Bendell, D., & Yando, R. (2005). Anxiety and anger effects on depressed mother-infant spontaneous and imitative interactions. Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 1-9.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2005). Cortisol decreases and serotonin and dopamine increase following massage therapy. International Journal of Neuroscience, 115, 1397-1413.
  • Field, T., Nadel, J., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Vera, Y., Gil, K., & Sanders, C. (2005). Depressed mothers, infants show less negative affect during non-contingent interactions. Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 426-430.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Vera, Y., Gil, K., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2005). Infants of depressed mothers facing a mirror versus their mother. Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 48-53.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Cisneros, W., Feijo, L., Vera, Y., & Gil, K. (2005). Lavender fragrance cleansing gel effects on relaxation. International Journal of Neuroscience, 115, 207-222.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Ironson, G., Beutler, J., Vera, Y., Hurley, J., Fletcher, M., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, S., & Fraser, M. (2005). Natural killer cells and lymphocytes are increased in women with breast cancer following massage therapy. International Journal of Neuroscience, 115, 495-510.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., Cullen, C., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2004). Prepartum, postpartum and chronic depression effects on. Psychiatry, 67, 63-80.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Cullen, C., Largie, S., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2004). EEG responses by infants of depressed mothers to mocked facial expressions. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 91-100.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., Sanders, C., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2004). Massage therapy of moderate and light pressure and vibrator effects on EEG and heart rate. International Journal of Neuroscience, 114, 31-44.
  • Fernandez, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Sanders, C., Diego, M., & Roca, A. (2004). EEG during lavender and rosemary exposure in infants of depressed and non-depressed mothers. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 91-100.
  • Field, T. (Ed.). (2004). Touch and massage in early child development. New Brunswick, Nova Scotia: Johnson & Johnson Pediatrics Institute.
  • Field, T. (2004). Touch deprivation and aggression against self among adolescents. In D. M. Stoff & E. Susman (Eds.), Developmental psychology of aggression (pp. 117-140). Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Mental Health.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Cullen, C., Hartshorn, K., Gruskin, A., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Sunshine, W. (2004). Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms are lessened following massage therapy. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, 8, 9-14.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Dieter, J., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., Yando, R., & Bendell, D. (2004). Prenatal depression effects on the fetus and neonate. Infant Behavior & Development, 27, 216-229.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., Feijo, L., Vera, Y., & Gil, K. (2004). Massage therapy by parents improves early growth and development. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 435-442.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2004). Massage therapy effects on depressed pregnant women. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1-9.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Vera, Y., Gil, K., Schanberg S., Kuhn, C., & Gonzalez-Garcia, A. (2004). Prenatal maternal biochemistry predicts neonatal biochemistry. International Journal of Neuroscience, 114, 981-993.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Vera, Y., Gil, K., Schanberg S., Kuhn, C., & Gonzalez-Garcia, A. (2004). Prenatal predictors of maternal and newborn EEG. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 533-536.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Freedman, J. (2004). Stimulation programs for preterm infants. Social Policy Report, 18, 1-19.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., & Diego, M. (2004). Differential sucking by neonates of depressed versus non-depressed mothers. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 465-476.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., & Diego, M. (2004). Touch perception in neonates. In T. Field (Ed.), Touch and massage in early child development (pp. 15-37). New Brunswick, Nova Scotia: Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Ironson, G., Field, T., Katz, G., Diego, M., Weiss, S., Fletcher, M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2004). Breast cancer patients have improved immune functions following massage therapy. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 57, 45-52.
  • Khilnani S., Field T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Schanberg S. (2004). Massage therapy improves mood and behavior of students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Adolescence, 152, 623-638.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., & Sanders, C. E. (2003). Academic performance, popularity and depression predict adolescent substance use. Adolescence, 38, 35-42.
  • Dieter, J. N., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Emory, E., & Redzepi, M. (2003). Stable preterm infants gain more weight and sleep less following 5 days of massage therapy. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 28(6), 403-411.
  • Fernandez, M., Blass, E. M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Sanders, C., & Diego, M. (2003). Sucrose attenuates a negative EEG response to an aversive stimulus for newborns. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 24, 261-266.
  • Field, T. (2003). Review of parental leave. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development Website.
  • Field, T. (2003). Stimulation of preterm infants. Pediatrics in Review, 24, 4-10.
  • Field, T., Delage, J., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2003). Movement and massage therapy reduce fibromyalgia pain. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 7, 49-52.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2003). Depressed mothers who are "good interaction" partners versus those who are withdrawn or intrusive. Infant Behavior and Development, 26, 238-252.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., Yando, R., & Bendell, D. (2003). Pregnancy anxiety and comorbid depression and anger effects on the fetus and neonate. Depression and Anxiety, 17, 140-151.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., & Largie, S. (2003). Haptic habituation to temperature is slower in newborns of depressed mothers. Infancy, 4, 47-63.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Ironson, G., Field, T., Hurley, J., Katz, G., Diego, M., Weiss, S., Fletcher, M. A., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2003). Breast cancer patients have improved immune and neuroendocrine functions following massage therapy. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1, 1-8.
  • Tornek, A., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Diego, M., & Jones, N. (2003). Music effects on EEG in intrusive and withdrawn mothers with depressive symptoms. Psychiatry, 66(3), 234-243.
  • Diego, M., Dieter, J., Field, T., LeCanuet, J., Hernandez-Reif, M., Beutler, J., Largie, S., Redzepi, M., & Salman, F. (2002). Fetal activity following vibratory stimulation of the mother's abdomen and foot and hand massage. Developmental Psychobiology, 41, 396-406.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., Hart, S., Hernandez-Reif, M., Jones, N., Cullen, C., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2002). Facial expressions and EEG in infants of intrusive and withdrawn mothers with depressive symptoms. Depression and Anxiety, 15, 10-17.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Hart, S., Brucker, B., Field, T., & Burman, I. (2002). Spinal cord injury benefits from massage therapy. International Journal of Neuroscience, 112, 133-142.
  • Diego, M. A., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Shaw, J., Castellanos, D., & Rothe, E. (2002). Aggressive adolescents benefit from massage therapy. Adolescence, 37, 597-608.
  • Escalona, A., Field, T., Nadel, J., & Lundy, B. (2002). Imitation effects on children with autism. The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 32, 141-144.
  • Feldstein, S., & Field, T. (2002). Vocal behavior in the dyadic interactions of preadolescent and early adolescent friends and acquaintances. Adolescence, 37, 495-513.
  • Field, T. (2002). HIV-exposed newborns and massage therapy effects on the HIV-exposed newborn and adult. In M. S. Micozzi (Ed.), AIDS and complimentary & alternative medicine: Current science and practice (pp. 161-174). New York: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Field, T. (2002). Infants' need for touch. Human Development, 157, 1-4.
  • Field, T. (2002). Massage therapy. Medical Clinics of North America, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 86, 163-171.
  • Field, T. (2002). Preterm infant massage therapy studies: an American approach. Seminars in Neonatology, 7, 487-494.
  • Field, T. (2002). Violence and touch deprivation in adolescents. Adolescence, 37, 735-749.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Cullen, C., Hernandez-Reif, M., Sunshine, W., & Douglas, S. (2002). Fibromyalgia pain and substance P decrease and sleep improves after massage therapy. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 8, 72-76.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Salman, F., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., Yando, R., & Bendell, D. (2002). Prenatal anger effects on the fetus and neonate. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 22, 260-266.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2002). Relative right versus left frontal EEG in neonates. Developmental Psychobiology, 41(2), 147-155.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif M., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2002). Right frontal EEG and pregnancy/neonatal outcomes. Psychiatry, 65(1), 35-47.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S. Kuhn, C., Yando, R., & Bendell, D. (2002). Prenatal depression effects on the foetus and neonate in different ethnic and socio-economic status groups. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 20, 149-157.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2002). Adolescents' parent and peer relationships. Adolescence, 37, 121-130.
  • Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M. & Feijo, L. (2002). Breastfeeding in depressed mother-infant dyads. Early Child Development and Care, 172, 539-545.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., & Largie, S. (2002). Depressed mothers' newborns show inferior face discrimination. Infant Behavior & Development, 23, 643-653.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., & Largie, S. (2002). Weight perception by newborns of depressed versus non-depressed mothers. Infant Behavior & Development, 24, 305-316.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Largie, S., Cullen, C., Beutler, Sanders, C., J., Weiner, D., Rodriguez-Bateman, D., Zelaya, L., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2002). Parkinson's disease symptoms are differentially affected by massage therapy vs. progressive muscle relaxation: A pilot study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 6, 177-182.
  • Sanders, C., Diego, M., Fernandez, M., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., & Roca, A. (2002). EEG asymmetry responses to lavender and rosemary aromas in adults and infants. International Journal of Neuroscience, 112, 1305-1320.
  • Slater, A., Field, T., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2002). The development of the senses. In A. Slater & M. Lewis (Eds.), Introduction to infant development (pp. 83-98). Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Diego, M. A., Field T., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2001). BIS/BAS scores are correlated with frontal EEG asymmetry in intrusive and withdrawn depressed mothers. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 665-675.
  • Diego, M. A., Field T., & Hernandez-Reif, M. (2001). CES-D depression scores are correlated with frontal alpha asymmetry. Depression and Anxiety, 13, 32-37.
  • Diego, M. A., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Friedman, L., & Shaw, K. (2001). HIV adolescents show improved immune function following massage therapy. International Journal of Neuroscience, 106, 35-45.
  • Dieter, J., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Jones, N. A., Lecanuet, J. P., Salman, F. A., & Redzepi, M. (2001). Maternal depression and increased fetal activity. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 21, 468-473.
  • Escalona, A., Field, T., Singer-Strunk, R., Cullen, C., & Hartshorn, K. (2001). Brief report: Improvements in the behavior of children with autism following massage therapy. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 31, 513-516.
  • Field, T. (2001). Chronic maternal depression affects infants, newborns and the fetus. In S. Goodman (Ed.), Children of depressed parents: Alternative pathways & risk for psychopathology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Field, T. (2001). Massage therapy facilitates weight gain in preterm infants. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 10, 51-54.
  • Field, T. (2001). Massage therapy for immune disorders. In D. Rich (Ed.), Massage therapy - the evidence for practice (pp. 10-21). Edinburgh, UK: Health Sciences.
  • Field, T. (2001). Research on the benefits of therapeutic massage. In N. Faass (Ed.), Integrating complementary medicine into health systems (pp. 622-628). Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen.
  • Field, T. (2001). Touch. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Field, T., Cullen, C., Diego, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Sprinz, P., Beebe, K., Kissel, B., & Bango-Sanchez, V. (2001). Leukemia immune changes following massage therapy. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 3, 1-5.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., Dieter, J., Hernandez-Reif, M., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., Yando, R., & Bendell, D. (2001). Depressed withdrawn and intrusive mothers' effects on their fetuses and neonates. Infant Behavior and Development, 24, 27-39.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2001). Adolescent depression and risk factors. Adolescence, 36, 492-498.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2001). Adolescent suicidal ideation. Adolescence, 36, 241-248.
  • Field, T., Diego, M., & Sanders, C. (2001). Exercise positively affects adolescents' relationships and academics. Adolescence, 36, 105-110.
  • Field, T., & Hernandez-Reif, M., (2001). Sleep problems in infants decrease following massage therapy. Early Child Development and Care, 168, 95-104.
  • Field, T., Sanders, C., & Nadel, J. (2001). Children with autism display more social behaviors after repeated imitation sessions. Autism, 5, 317-323.
  • Hart, S., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Nearing, G., Shaw, S., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2001). Anorexia nervosa symptoms are reduced by massage therapy. Eating Disorders, 9, 289-299.
  • Hartshorn, K., Delage, J., Field, T., & Olds, L. (2001). Senior citizens benefit from movement therapy. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 5, 1-5.
  • Hartshorn, K., Olds, L., Field, T., Delage, J., Cullen, C., & Escalona, A. (2001). Creative movement therapy benefits children with autism. Early Child Development and Care, 166, 1-5.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Diego, M., & Beutler, J. (2001). Evidence-based medicine and massage. Pediatrics, 108, 1053.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Krasnegor, J., & Theakston, H. (2001). Lower back pain is reduced and range of motion increased after massage therapy. International Journal of Neuroscience, 106, 131-145.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Largie, S., Hart, S., Redzepi, M., Nieremberg, B., & Peck, M. (2001). Children's distress during burn treatments is reduced by massage therapy. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, 22, 191-195.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., & Thimas, E. (2001). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: benefits from Tai Chi. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 5, 120-123.
  • Jones, N. A., Field, T., Fox, N. A., Davalos, M., & Gomez, J. (2001). EEG during different emotions in 10-month-old infants of depressed mothers. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 19(4), 295-312.
  • Jones, N. A., Field, T., Hart, S., Lundy, B., & Davalos, M. (2001). Maternal self-perceptions and reactions to infant crying among intrusive and withdrawn depressed mothers. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 576-586.
  • Largie, S., Field, T., Hernandez-Reif, M., Sanders, C., & Diego, M. (2001). Employment during adolescence is associated with depression, inferior relationships, lower grades and smoking. Adolescence, 36, 395-401.
  • Pickens, J., Field, T., Fox, N., & Nawrocki, T. (2001). Frontal EEG Asymmetry in response to emotional vignettes in preschool age children. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 25, 105-112.
  • Sanders, C., Field, T., & Diego, M. (2001). Adolescents academic expectations and achievements. Adolescence, 36, 795-802.
  • Sanders, C., Field, C., Diego, M., & Kaplan, M. (2001). Moderate involvement in sports is related to lower depression levels among adolescents. Adolescence, 35, 793-797.
  • Silver, M. E., Field, T., Sanders, C. E., & Diego, M. (2001). Angry adolescents worrying about becoming violent. Adolescence, 35, 663-669.
  • Cullen, C., Field, T., Escalona, A., & Hartshorn, K. (2000). Father-infant interactions are enhanced by massage therapy. Early Child Development and Care, 164, 41-47.
  • Field, T. (2000). Infant massage therapy. In C. H. Zeanah (Ed.), Handbook of infant mental health (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.
  • Field, T. (2000). Infants of depressed mothers. In Johnson, et al. (Eds.), Stress, coping and depression. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Field, T. (2000). Massage therapy research methods. In G. Lewith, W. Jonas, & H. Walach (Eds.), Clinical research in complimentary therapies. New York: Harcourt.
  • Field, T. (2000). Newborn research methods. In M. Lewis & A. Slater (Eds.), Introduction to infant development. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Field, T. (2000). Touch therapy. New York: Churchill Livingston.
  • Field, T., Peck, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Krugman, S., Burman, I., & Ozment-Schenck, L. (2000). Postburn itching, pain, and psychological symptoms are reduced with massage therapy. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, 21, 189-193.
  • Field, T., Pickens, J., Prodromidis, M., Malphrus, J., Fox, N., Bendell, D., Yando, R., Schanberg, S., & Kuhn, C. (2000). Targeting adolescent mothers with depressive symptoms for early intervention. Adolescence, 35, 381-414.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., & Field, T. (2000). Premature infants benefit from early intervention. In J. Osofsky & H. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Handbook of infant mental health (Vol. 4, pp. 297-325). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Del Pino, N., & Diego, M. (2000). Less exploring by mouth occurs in newborns of depressed mothers. Infant Mental Health Journal, 21, 204-210.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Krasnegor, J., & Theakston, H. (2000). High blood pressure and associated symptoms were reduced by massage therapy. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 4, 31-38.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., & Thimas, E., (2000). Adolescents with attention deficit disorder benefit from Tai Chi. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 5, 120-123.
  • Hernandez-Reif, M., Martinez, A., Field, T., Quintino, O., Hart, S., & Burman, I. (2000). Premenstrual syndrome symptoms are relieved by massage therapy. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 21, 9-15.
  • Jones, N., Field, T., & Davalos, M. (2000). Right frontal EEG asymmetry and lack of empathy in preschool children of depressed mothers. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 30, 189-204.
  • Sanders, C., Field, T., Diego, M., & Kaplan, M. (2000). Moderate involvement in sports is related to lower depression levels among adolescents. Adolescence, 35, 793-797.
  • Sanders, C., Field, T., Diego, M., & Kaplan, M. (2000). The relationship of internet use to depression and social isolation among adolescents. Adolescence, 35, 237-242.
  • Silver, M. E., Field, T., Sanders, C., & Diego, M. (2000). Angry adolescents who worry about becoming violent. Adolescence, 35, 663-669.
 

Presentations:

  • Field, T. (2006, July). Prenatal Control Effects on Prematurity. Invited Address University of Paris.
  • Field, T. (2005, April). Interaction patterns, BIS/BAS scores, biochemistry and EEG of depressed, withdrawn and intrusive mothers. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.
  • Field, T. (2005, April). Massage therapy and progressive muscle relaxation as interventions for depressed pregnant women. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.
  • Field, T. (2005, April). Massage therapy for depressed pregnant women. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.
  • Field, T. (2004, August). Co-morbid effects of anxiety, anger and depression on the infant. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Field, T. (2004, August). Massage therapy effects. Invited address presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Field, T. (2004, May). Pregnancy and newborn massage therapy. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium, Chicago, IL.
  • Field, T. (2004, May). Prenatal depression effects. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Chicago, IL.
  • Field, T. (2003, April). Massage therapy effects. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.
  • Field, T. (2003, April). Maternal depression effects. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL.
  • Field, T. (2002, December). Massage therapy. Presented at the American Association of Chiropractors, Orlando, FL.
  • Field, T. (2002, June). Massage therapy effects. Presented at the American Massage Therapy Association, Boston, MA.
  • Field, T. (2002, April). Maternal depression effects on infants. Presented at the International Society for Infant Studies, Toronto, Canada.
  • Field, T. (2002, April). Pregnancy massage effects. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
  • Field, T. (2001, April). Massage therapy for children with autoimmune disorders. Presented at the Touch Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Field, T. (2001, April). Maternal depression. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Field, T. (2000, August). Maternal depression. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Field, T. (2000, June). Massage therapy and immune function. Invited talk presented at the American Psychological Society, Miami, FL.
  • Field, T. (2000, May). Maternal depression. Presented at the United Nations, New York, NY.
  • Field, T. (2000, February). Touch therapy. Presented at the international conference, Alternative Medicine, Hawaii.
  • Field, T. (2000, January). Massage therapy in obstetrics. Invited talk presented at Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.
  • Field, T. (2000, January). Massage therapy in pediatrics. Invited talk presented at Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.
 

Funded Grants/Contracts:

  • 2004-2007: P.I., Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy (Senior Research Scientist Award), NIH/NCCAM, $125,000/year.
  • 2003-2005: P.I., Massage Therapy for Preventing Prematurity, March of Dimes, $70,000/year.
  • 1992-2003: Affective Disturbances in Infants and Young Children (Senior. Research Scientist Award), $95,250/year.
  • 1992-2003: Preventing Depression in Infants of Depressed Mothers (Merit Award), $299,456/year.
 

Professional Experience:

  • Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
 

Other Professional Activities:

  • 1984-present: Director (part time), Touch Research Institutes, Departments of Pediatrics, Psychology, and Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine.
  • 1997-2000: Dean, Family and School Center, NOVA Southeastern University.
  • 1979-2000: Editorial Board, Infant Behavior and Development.
  • 2000: President, American Psychological Association, Division 7
  • Editorial Board: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Infant Behavior and Development, Infant Mental Health Journal, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.
  • Journal Reviewer: Developmental Psychology, Infancy, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Journal of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Psychology Bulletin.
 
 
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