Selected Publications


  • Banihashemi, L., Wallace, M., Sheu, L., Lee, M., Gianaros, P., Mackenzie, R., . . . Herringa, R. (2017). Childhood maltreatment moderates the effect of combat exposure on cingulum structural integrity. Development and Psychopathology, 29(5), 1735-1747. doi:10.1017/S0954579417001365


  • Banihashemi, L., Sheu, L.K., Midei, A.J., and Gianaros, P.J. (2015). “Childhood physical abuse predicts stressor-evoked activity within central visceral control regions”, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Volume 10, Issue 4, April 2015, Pages 474–485,


  • Banihashemi, L., O’Neill, E.J., and Rinaman, L. (2011). “Central neural responses to restraint stress are altered in rats with an early life history of repeated brief maternal separation.” Neuroscience, 192 (2011), pp. 413-428, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.06.052


  • Rinaman, L., Banihashemi, L., and Koehnle, T.J. (2011). “Early Experience shapes the functional organization of stress-responsive visceral circuits.” Physiology and Behavior 104(4):632-640.


  • Banihashemi, L. and Rinaman, L. (2010). “Repeated brief postnatal maternal separation enhances hypothalamic gastric autonomic circuits in juvenile rats.” Neuroscience 165(1):265-277.


  • Banihashemi, L. and Rinaman, L. (2006). “Noradrenergic inputs to the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus underlie hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis but not hypophagic or conditioned avoidance responses to systemic yohimbine.” Journal of Neuroscience 26(44):11442-11453: