Ana Luisa Barbosa Torreao Dau

Program:  Clinical Psychology
Advisor:  Stephanie Milan
Anticipated Graduation:  2024
Education: MSc Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology, University College London, 2015

B.A. Psychology/Clinical Psychology, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), 2013

Research Interests: Parenting
Early childhood development
Early exposure to life stress and trauma
Disparities in mental health treatment
Representative Publications: Dáu, A. L. B., Callinan, L. S., & Smith, M. V. (2019). An examination of the impact of maternal fetal attachment, postpartum depressive symptoms and parental stress on maternal sensitivity. Infant Behavior and Development, 54, 99-107.


Lange, B. C., Dáu, A. L. B., Goldblum, J., Alfano, J., & Smith, M. V. (2017). A mixed methods investigation of the experience of poverty among a population of low-income parenting women. Community Mental Health Journal, 1-10.


Dáu, A. L. B., Callinan, L. S., Mayes, L. C., & Smith, M. V. (2017). Postpartum depressive symptoms and maternal sensitivity: an exploration of possible social media-based measures. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 20(1), 221-224.

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