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*最新の研究は、NBI Newborn Behavioral Internationalのサイトをご参照ください。


・乳児の6ヵ月時点での認知機能と適応機能の向上(McManus ら, 2020)

Beth M. McManus, Yvette Blanchard, Natalie J. Murphy and J. Kevin Nugent (2020). The Effects of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) System in Early Intervention: a Multi-Site Randomized Controlled Trial. Infant Mental Health Journal. 2020; 41, 6, 757-769.

・母子の関わりの強化との関連(McManus とNugent, 2012; Nugentら, 2017)

McManus, B., Nugent, J. K. (2012). A Neurobehavioral Intervention Incorporated into a State Early Intervention Program is Associated with Higher Perceived Quality of Care Among Parents of High-Risk Newborns. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 41, 3, 381-389.
Nugent, J. K. Dym-Bartlett, J., Vonende, A., Valim, C. (2017). The Effects of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system on Sensitivity of Mother-Infant Interactions. Infants and Young Children, 30, 4, 257-268.

・親の乳児のコミュニケーションキューへの応答の強化(Kristensenら, 2020; Høifødtら, 2020)

Kristensen, I. H., Vinter, M., Nickell, I.K., Kronborg, H. (2019). Health Visitors’ competencies before and after implementing the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system in a community setting: A cluster randomised study. Public Health Nursing. 00:1-7.https ://doi.org/10.1111/phn.12658
Høifødt RS, Nordahl D, Landsem IP, Csifcsák G, Bohne A, Pfuhl G, Rognmo K, Braarud HC, Goksøyr A, Moe V, Slinning K, Wang CEA. Newborn Behavioral Observation, maternal stress, depressive symptoms and the mother-infant relationship: results from the Northern Babies Longitudinal Study (NorBaby). BMC Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 15;20(1):300. doi: 10.1186/s12888-020-02669-y

・母親の産後うつ症状の減少を示した研究(McManusら, 2020; Nugentら, 2014)

Nugent, J. K., Dym-Bartlett, J., Valim, C. (2014). Effects of an Infant-Focused Relationship-Based Hospital and Home Visiting Intervention on Reducing Symptoms of Postpartum Maternal Depression: A Pilot Study. Infants & Young Children, 27, 4, 292–304.

・新生児と家族への関わりにおいて、NBO実施者は、より高い自信を示した(McManusとNugent, 2011)

McManus, B.,  &  Nugent, J. K. (2011). Feasibility study of early intervention provider confidence following a neurobehavioural intervention for high-risk newborns. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 29:4, 395-403.



Marina Aguiar Pires Guimarães, Claudia Regina Lindgren Alves,Ana Amélia Cardoso, Márcia Gomes Penido, Lívia de Castro Magalhães  (2018). Clinical application of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) System to characterize the behavioral pattern of newborns at biological and social risk. Journal de Pediatria, (Rio. J) 2018;94:300-7. 


Kim Simkin-Tran, Bronwyn Harman, Susan Nicolson (2020). Mentalisation amongst Maternal and Child Health Nurses using the Newborn Behavioural Observations with infant-mother dyads: A qualitative study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Feb, 2020.


Cheetham, N., Hanssen, T.A. (2014). The Neonatal Behavioral Observation System: A tool to enhance the transition to motherhood. VÅRD I NORDEN, 14, 48-52.


Holland, A., Watkins, D. (2015). Flying Start Health Home Visitors’ views of implementing the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO): barriers and facilitating factors. Community Practitioner, 88, 4, 33-36.


Hawthorne, J. & Nicolau (2017). Health Professionals’ use of the Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) system: benefits and opportunities for integration into practice. Journal of Health Visiting. 5,7, 346-350.