T. Berry Brazelton

T. Berry Brazelton, MD


Professor Emeritus, Harvard Medical School

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Medical Services


  • Developmental Medicine
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Experience and Education


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  1. Sagiv SK, Nugent JK, Brazelton TB, Choi AL, Tolbert PE, Altshul LM, Korrick SA. Prenatal organochlorine exposure and measures of behavior in infancy using the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS). Environ Health Perspect. 2008 May; 116(5):666-73.
  2. Lester BM, Tronick EZ, Brazelton TB. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale procedures. Pediatrics. 2004 Mar; 113(3 Pt 2):641-67.
  3. Brazelton TB. Preface. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale. Pediatrics. 2004 Mar; 113(3 Pt 2):632-3.
  4. Ohgi S, Fukuda M, Moriuchi H, Kusumoto T, Akiyama T, Nugent JK, Brazelton TB, Arisawa K, Takahashi T, Saitoh H. Comparison of kangaroo care and standard care: behavioral organization, development, and temperament in healthy, low-birth-weight infants through 1 year. J Perinatol. 2002 Jul-Aug; 22(5):374-9.
  5. Brazelton TB, Watson KF, Murphy M, Al-Khadra E, Thompson JE, Arnold JH. Identification of optimal lung volume during high-frequency oscillatory ventilation using respiratory inductive plethysmography. Crit Care Med. 2001 Dec; 29(12):2349-59.
  6. Camann W, Brazelton TB. Use and abuse of neonatal neurobehavioral testing. Anesthesiology. 2000 Jan; 92(1):3-5.
  7. Brazelton TB. How to help parents of young children: the touchpoints model. J Perinatol. 1999 Sep; 19(6 Pt 2):S6-7.
  8. Montgomery TR, Aiello F, Adelman RD, Wasylyshyn N, Andrews MC, Brazelton TB, Jones GS, Jones HW. The psychological status at school age of children conceived by in-vitro fertilization. Hum Reprod. 1999 Aug; 14(8):2162-5.
  9. Brazelton TB, Christophersen ER, Frauman AC, Gorski PA, Poole JM, Stadtler AC, Wright CL. Instruction, timeliness, and medical influences affecting toilet training. Pediatrics. 1999 Jun; 103(6 Pt 2):1353-8.
  10. Stadtler AC, Gorski PA, Brazelton TB. Toilet training methods, clinical interventions, and recommendations. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics. 1999 Jun; 103(6 Pt 2):1359-68.
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  12. North KN, Korson MS, Gopal YR, Rohr FJ, Brazelton TB, Waisbren SE, Warman ML. Neonatal-onset propionic acidemia: neurologic and developmental profiles, and implications for management. J Pediatr. 1995 Jun; 126(6):916-22.
  13. Beeghly M, Brazelton TB, Flannery KA, Nugent JK, Barrett DE, Tronick EZ. Specificity of preventative pediatric intervention effects in early infancy. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 1995 Jun; 16(3):158-66.
  14. Brazelton TB. Working with families. Opportunities for early intervention. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1995 Feb; 42(1):1-9.
  15. Brazelton TB. Touchpoints: opportunities for preventing problems in the parent-child relationship. Acta Paediatr Suppl. 1994 Mar; 394:35-9.
  16. Brazelton TB. What we can learn from the status of the newborn. NIDA Res Monogr. 1991; 114:93-105.
  17. Brazelton TB. Saving the bathwater. Child Dev. 1990 Dec; 61(6):1661-71.
  18. Brazelton TB. [Preventive approach to at-risk newborn infants, early intervention: what significance does it have? 1]. Pediatrie. 1990; 45(6):391-400.
  19. Brazelton TB. [Preventive approach to newborn infants, at risk, early intervention: what is its purpose? 2]. Pediatrie. 1990; 45(7-8):491-503.
  20. Brazelton TB. The infant at risk. J Perinatol. 1989 Sep; 9(3):307-10.
  21. Brazelton TB, Thompson RH. Child life. Pediatrics. 1988 May; 81(5):725-6.
  22. Mintzer D, Als H, Tronick EZ, Brazelton TB. Parenting an infant with a birth defect. The regulation of self-esteem. Psychoanal Study Child. 1984; 39:561-89.
  23. Keefer CH, Tronick E, Dixon S, Brazelton TB. Specific differences in motor performance between Gusii and American newborns and a modification of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale. Child Dev. 1982 Jun; 53(3):754-9.
  24. Lester BM, Als H, Brazelton TB. Regional obstetric anesthesia and newborn behavior: a reanalysis toward synergistic effects. Child Dev. 1982 Jun; 53(3):687-92.
  25. Dixon SD, Yogman M, Tronick E, Adamson L, Als H, Brazelton TB. Early infant social interaction with parents and strangers. J Am Acad Child Psychiatry. 1981; 20(1):32-52.
  26. Als H, Brazelton TB. A new model of assessing the behavioral organization in preterm and fullterm infants: two case studies. J Am Acad Child Psychiatry. 1981; 20(2):239-63.
  27. Telzrow RW, Snyder DM, Tronick E, Als H, Brazelton TB. The behavior of jaundiced infants undergoing phototherapy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1980 Jun; 22(3):317-26.
  28. Als H, Tronick E, Brazelton TB. Affective reciprocity and the development of autonomy: the study of a blind infant. J Am Acad Child Psychiatry. 1980; 19(1):22-40.
  29. Brazelton TB, Als H. Four early stages in the development of mother-infant interaction. Psychoanal Study Child. 1979; 34:349-69.
  30. Tronick E, Als H, Adamson L, Wise S, Brazelton TB. The infant's response to entrapment between contradictory messages in face-to-face interaction. J Am Acad Child Psychiatry. 1978; 17(1):1-13.
  31. Tronick ED, Als H, Brazelton TB. Mutuality in mother-infant interaction. J Commun. 1977; 27(2):74-9.
  32. Als H, Tronick E, Lester BM, Brazelton TB. The Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (BNBAS). J Abnorm Child Psychol. 1977; 5(3):215-31.
  33. Adamson L, Als H, Tronick E, Brazelton TB. The development of social reciprocity between a sighted infant and her blind parents. A case study. J Am Acad Child Psychiatry. 1977; 16(2):194-207.
  34. Als H, Tronick E, Adamson L, Brazelton TB. The behavior of the full-term but underweight newborn infant. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1976 Oct; 18(5):590-602.
  35. Tronick E, Wise S, Als H, Adamson L, Scanlon J, Brazelton TB. Regional obstetric anesthesia and newborn behavior: effect over the first ten days of life. Pediatrics. 1976 Jul; 58(1):94-100.
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