Réjean Tessier

Réjean Tessier

Université Laval

Pav Félix Antoine Savard

2325 rue de l’université

G1V 0A6

418 656 7180

rejean.tessier@psy.ulaval.ca

Psychologue intéressé au développement social, émotionnel et neuronal des bébés nés très prématurément et des enfants adoptés, aux troubles de comportement et aux réponses du cortisol en situation de stress chez les adultes nés prématurément, ainsi qu’à l’adaptation sociale et scolaire des enfants ayant une déficience motrice cérébrale.


Chercheur régulier du CIRRIS
Professeur titulaire, École de psychologie, Faculté des Sciences sociales, Université Laval
Thématique de recherche: 
Environnement social
Finalité de recherche: 
Compréhension des mécanismes, des phénomènes et des besoins

Formation universitaire

  • Ph. D. en psychologie, UQAM

Intérêts de recherche

  • Intervention mère kangourou
  • Santé mondiale
  • Relation parent enfant
  • Bases biologiques du comportement
Maternal prenatal stress and infant birth weight and gestational age: A meta-analysis of prospective studies

Bussières, E.L., Tarabulsy, G.M., Pearson, J., Tessier, R., Forest, J.C., Giguère, Y. (In Press).
Developmental Review.
 

Articles dans des revues scientifiques (avec comités de pairs)

Risk for Preterm and Very Preterm Delivery in Women Who Were Born Preterm.
Boivin, A., Luo, Z.C., Audibert, F., Mâsse, B., Lefebvre, F., Tessier, R., Nuyt, A.M. (In Press). 
Journal of Paediatrics
 

Boivin, A., Zhong-Cheng, L., Lefebvre, F., Audibert, F., Tessier, R., Nuyt, A.M. (2012). Pregnancy complications in women born preterm. Canadian Medical Association Journal, DOI:10.1503/cmaj.120143 

Schneider C, Charpak N, Ruiz-Pelaez JG, Tessier R. (2012) Cerebral motor function in very premature-at-birth adolescents: a brain-stimulation exploration of kangaroo mother care effects. Acta Paediatrica, 101(10):1045-53.

Tessier, R., Cristo, M., Nadeau, L., Schneider, C. (2011). Prematurity and morbidity: could KMC reverse the process? Current Women’s Health Review, 7 (3), 254-261.

Tessier R, Charpack N, Cristo M, Nadeau L, Schneider C. (2011). Could KMC reverse the process? Current Women’s Health Review, 7 (3), 254-261.

Nadeau L., Tessier R. (2011). Self-Concept of children with CP: Is there something in the wind? Disability and Rehabilitation. 33, 830-834.

Habersaat, S., Tessier, R., & Pierrehumbert, B. (2011). Influence of age at adoption, attachment and parenting style on behavior problems at adolescence. Swiss Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, 162 (1), 21-26

Nadeau, L., Tessier, R. (2010). Self-concept in children with cerebral palsy: is there something in the wind? Disability and Rehabilitation; Early Online, 1–5

Tessier, R., Charpak, N., Giron, M., Cristo, M., Velez, S., Figueroa de Calume, Z., Ruiz-Pelaez, J.G. (2009). Kangaroo Mother Care, home environment and father involvement: A randomized controlled study Acta Paediatrica, 98(9), 1444-1450.

Nadeau, L., Tessier, R., & Descoteaux, A. (2009). Observed behaviours of preterm children in the social play situation with classrom peers. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 12 (4) 201-206.

Nadeau, L., Tessier, R. (2009). Social adjustment at school: Are children with cerebral palsy perceived more negatively by their peers than other at risk children. Disability and Rehabilitation, 31, 302-08.

Nadeau, L., Tessier, R., Ouellet, M.H., Fraser, A. (2009).Self-concept : Are children with cerebral palsy have a more negative view of themselves than other at-risk children. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 51(2), 68.

Luu T-M, Lefebvre F, Riley P, Piedboeuf B, Bélanger S, Tessier R. (2008). Very high use of health care services of extremely low gestational age neonates. Early Human Development, 84 : S43-44.

Schneider, C., Nadeau, L., Bard, C., Lambert, J., Majnemer, A., Malouin, F., Robaey, P., St-Amand, P. Tessier, R. (2008) Visuo-motor coordination in preterm 8-year-old children born before 32 weeks of gestation, Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 11, 215-224.

Nadeau, L., Routhier, ME., Tessier, R. (2008). The performance profile on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test of a group of children with cerebral palsy aged between 9 and 12. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, Apr-Jun; 11(2):134-40

Livres, chapitres de livres et contributions à un ouvrage collectif

Do social functioning problems of premature children persist between 7 and 11 years of age?
Nadeau, L., Oslejskova, E., Tessier, R. (In revision).
European Journal of Developmental Psychology.
 
Associations entre le stress maternel prenatal, l’âge gestationnel et le poids à la naissance du bébé: Une méta-analyse d’études prospectives.

Bussières, E. L., Pearson, J., Tarabulsy, G. M., Tessier, R., Charland, M., Giguère, Y., & Forest, J. C. (2012). Associations entre le stress maternel prenatal, l’âge gestationnel et le poids à la naissance du bébé: Une méta-analyse d’études prospectives. In J. P. Lemelin, M. Provost, G. M. Tarabulsy, A. Plamondon & C. Dufresne (Eds.), Développement social et émotionnel chez l’enfant et l’adolescent. Tome 1: Les bases du développement (pp. 53-84): Presses de l'Université du Québec.

L’ajustement social des enfants vivant avec une déficience motrice cérébrale: le rôle du mode de traitement de l’information sociale.

Nadeau, L., Tessier, R., Couture, G., & Voyer, A.-P. (2012). L’ajustement social des enfants vivant avec une déficience motrice cérébrale: le rôle du mode de traitement de l’information sociale. In J. P. Lemelin, M. Provost, G. M. Tarabulsy, A. Plamondon & C. Dufresne (Eds.), Développement social et émotionnel chez l’enfant et l’adolescent. Tome 2: Applications pratiques et cliniques: Presses de l'Université du Québec (pp. 221-236).

Arriver en ville. Essai sur l’intégration sociale et scolaire des enfants adoptés de l’international selon les regions du Québec.

Tessier, R. (2012). Arriver en ville. Essai sur l’intégration sociale et scolaire des enfants adoptés de l’international selon les regions du Québec. In Y. Leanza, C. Sabatier & C. Brisset (Eds.), Adaptation et socialisation des minorités culturelles en régions (pp. 145-171). Québec, Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval.

Ajustement social des enfants vivant avec une déficience motrice cérébrale : rôle du traitement de l’information sociale.

Nadeau L, Tessier R, Couture G, Voyer AP. Ajustement social des enfants vivant avec une déficience motrice cérébrale : rôle du traitement de l’information sociale. Chapître de livre dans GM Tarabulsy, MA Provost, JP Lemelin, A. Plamondon et C. Dufresnes. Développement social et émotionnel de l’enfant chez l’enfant et l’adolescent. Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2012. 478 p.

L’adoption internationale est-elle un traitement efficace?

Tessier, R., Paquin, S., & Marinova, M. (2012). L’adoption internationale est-elle un traitement efficace? In J. P. Lemelin, M. Provost, G. M. Tarabulsy, A. Plamondon & C. Dufresne (Eds.), Développement social et émotionnel chez l’enfant et l’adolescent. Tome 2: Applications pratiques et cliniques: Presses de l'Université du Québec (pp. 193-215).

La méthode mère Kangourou, un grand bond pour les petits prématurés.

Tessier R, Nadeau L. (2011). La méthode mère Kangourou, un grand bond pour les petits prématurés. Chapitre de livre dans Mellier, Pierrehumbert, Goubet, Barisnikov, Florin, Deforge. La grande prématurité et ses effets à court et à long terme. Editions SOLAL, Marseille.

Présentations scientifiques (orales ou par affiches)

Social dominance in cerebral palsy children

Voyer AP, Tessier R, Nadeau L. (2014). Social dominance in cerebral palsy children. World Association for Infant Mental Health Congress, Édimbourg, Juin 2014.

Roskam, I., Stievenart, M., Tessier, R., Muntean, A., Escobar, M.J., Santelices, M., Juffer, F., Van IJzendoorn, M., Pierrehumbert B. (in press). Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Developmental outcomes in prematurity: physiological, social and emotional long-lasting impacts.

Nadeau, L., Tessier, R., Habersaat, S., & Torrisi, R. (2013, Septembre). Developmental outcomes in prematurity: physiological, social and emotional long-lasting impacts. 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne.

Kangaroo Mother Care of preterm infants benefits: survival and brain development outcomes.

Charpak, N, Tessier, R. Kangaroo Mother Care of preterm infants benefits: survival and brain development outcomes. 2012 Grand Challenges Meeting: Women’s and children’s health scientific track session. Ottawa, Dec 11th 2012.

Kangaroo Mother care as the prime philosophy of care of preterm and low birth weight infants of the world.

Tessier, R. Kangaroo Mother care as the prime philosophy of care of preterm and low birth weight infants of the world. IXth International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care. Introduction conference. Nov. 2012, Ahmedabad, India.

From Family to School, the socialization process of children born very premature.

Tessier, R., Nadeau, L. From Family to School, the socialization process of children born very premature. IXth International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care. Nov. 2012, Ahmedabad, India.

Cortisol responses to induced stress (TSST) in a young adult prematurely born sample.

Tessier, R., Nadeau, L., Cortisol responses to induced stress (TSST) in a young adult prematurely born sample. International Association for Child and Adolescents Psychiatry and Allied Discipline (IACAPAP, Paris, France, 2012 July 22.

Characteristics of Internationally Adoptive Families Seeking Post-Adoption Services (Poster)

Cyr, C., Dubois-Comptois, K., Boulos, N., Blondin, A., St-André, M., Tessier, R. Characteristics of Internationally Adoptive Families Seeking Post-Adoption Services (Poster). The 2011 Biennal meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Montreal, CA, March 31-April 2, 2011

Evolution of behavioral and emotional problem of children adopted from Eastern Europe: trajectory analyses (Poster).

Paquin, S., Boivin, A., Marinova, K. Tessier, R. Evolution of behavioral and emotional problem of children adopted from Eastern Europe: trajectory analyses (Poster). 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP), Bergen, Norway, 2011 August 24.

Cortisol reactivity and behavior problems in young adults born very premature (Poster).

Nadeau, L., Lefebvre, F., Nuyt, AM., Leblond, J., Tessier, R.  15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP), Bergen, Norway, August 25.

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) cognitive and neurologic influence in adolescents born very prematurely: a Quebec-Bogota study.

Tessier, R., Charpak, N., Schneider, C., Nadeau, L. Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) cognitive and neurologic influence in adolescents born very prematurely: a Quebec-Bogota study. 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP), Bergen, Norway, 2011 August 25.

Social development of very preterm children: Short- and long-term effects of an early intervention based on parent-infant interactions.

Boivin, A. Tessier, R., Social development of very preterm children: Short- and long-term effects of an early intervention based on parent-infant interactions. 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP), Bergen, Norway, 2011 August 24.

Children adopted from Eastern Europe: Catch-up evolution of socio-emotional problems over 8 years post-adoption (Poster).

Paquin, S., Boivin, A., Tessier, R., Marinova, M. Children adopted from Eastern Europe: Catch-up evolution of socio-emotional problems over 8 years post-adoption (Poster). The 2011 Biennal meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Montreal, CA, March 31-April 2, 2011

International Adoptees' Adjustment: Relevance of Anthropometric Data (Poster).

Vézina, P., Boudreault, V., Paquin, S., Tessier, R. International Adoptees' Adjustment: Relevance of Anthropometric Data (Poster). The 2011 Biennal meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Montreal, CA, March 31-April 2, 2011

Brain functioning and KMC influence in adolescents born very prematurely: a Quebec-Bogota multi-facetted approach using magnetic stimulation and imaging of brain (poster)

Schneider  C, Tessier R, Charpak N, Nadeau L. (2010). 8th Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care, Québec, Juin 2010.

Adoption, adolescence and behavior problems : Which risk factors ? (poster)

Habersaat S, Tessier R, Larose S, Nadeau L, Tarabulsy G, Moss H & Pierrehumbert B.  XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP). Lituanie, Août 2009.

Étudiants gradués

  • Andrea Aldana 
  • Annabelle Denis 
  • Stephannie Ropars 
  • Anne –Pier Voyer 
  • Natalia Varela

CIUSSS-CN Université Laval Alliance santé Québec