Sarah Nazzari, PhD student


I am interested in stress-related mechanisms involved in risk for psychopathology across the life-span. Supervised by Prof. Pasco Fearon and Dr. Frances Rice and in collaboration with the Eugenio Medea Scientific Institute (Italy), I am exploring the role played by natural variations in prenatal maternal psychosocial stress, stress hormones and inflammatory markers on infant development, taking into account the role of postnatal care. Additionally, I am a certified VIPP-SD (Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline) intervener