Meir Steiner

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Luteal phase and symptom-onset dosing of SSRIs/SNRIs in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoria: clinical evidence and rationale
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 3B6, Canada
    CNS Drugs 27:583-9. 2013
  2. pmc Strategies and methods to study sex differences in cardiovascular structure and function: a guide for basic scientists
    Virginia M Miller
    Departments of Surgery, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    Biol Sex Differ 2:14. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of premenstrual dysphoria with selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors: focus on safety
    Mary Macdougall
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonne Building, 301 James Street S, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3B6, Canada
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 2:161-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine improves functional work capacity in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    M Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:71-7. 2003
  5. doi request reprint The premenstrual tension syndrome rating scales: an updated version
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Affect Disord 135:82-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The premenstrual symptoms screening tool (PSST) for clinicians
    M Steiner
    McMaster University, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:203-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonin, depression, and cardiovascular disease: sex-specific issues
    M Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 203:253-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool revised for adolescents (PSST-A): prevalence of severe PMS and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:77-81. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in clinical presentation and response to sertraline treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
    Meir Steiner
    McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 20:3-13. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Luteal phase administration of paroxetine for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Canadian women
    Meir Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University and Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:991-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications77

  1. doi request reprint Luteal phase and symptom-onset dosing of SSRIs/SNRIs in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoria: clinical evidence and rationale
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 3B6, Canada
    CNS Drugs 27:583-9. 2013
    ..This paper offers a few alternative mechanisms of action to explain the rapid response to SSRIs/SNRIs in women with PMD...
  2. pmc Strategies and methods to study sex differences in cardiovascular structure and function: a guide for basic scientists
    Virginia M Miller
    Departments of Surgery, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    Biol Sex Differ 2:14. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of premenstrual dysphoria with selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors: focus on safety
    Mary Macdougall
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonne Building, 301 James Street S, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3B6, Canada
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 2:161-6. 2003
    ..In this paper, the authors report on the efficacy and tolerability of SSRIs that are currently recognised as the treatment of choice for PMDD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine improves functional work capacity in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    M Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:71-7. 2003
    ..Our results demonstrate that fluoxetine at a relatively low dose of 20 mg/d quickly reduced symptoms that negatively affect work capacity and was well tolerated...
  5. doi request reprint The premenstrual tension syndrome rating scales: an updated version
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Affect Disord 135:82-8. 2011
    ..We propose to bring them in line with the DSM-IV criteria for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) by updating the PMTS-O and replacing the PMTS-SR with a Multiple Visual Analogue Scale (PMTS-VAS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The premenstrual symptoms screening tool (PSST) for clinicians
    M Steiner
    McMaster University, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:203-9. 2003
    ..This fast simple tool is an effective screening tool and an important starting point for further assessment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonin, depression, and cardiovascular disease: sex-specific issues
    M Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 203:253-8. 2011
    ..The focus will be on the roles of serotonin, platelets, and the immune system, with an emphasis on the relevance of sex differences in both depression/anxiety and CVD as they pertain to women...
  8. doi request reprint The Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool revised for adolescents (PSST-A): prevalence of severe PMS and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:77-81. 2011
    ..Severe PMS and PMDD present with similar rates and symptoms in adolescents as in adults, and the Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool modified for adolescents is a fast, reliable tool to screen for these syndromes in adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in clinical presentation and response to sertraline treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
    Meir Steiner
    McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 20:3-13. 2005
    ..To evaluate gender differences in the clinical presentation of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and response to sertraline treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Luteal phase administration of paroxetine for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Canadian women
    Meir Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University and Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:991-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intermittent, luteal phase-only administration of paroxetine (10 mg and 20 mg) in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Validation of a revised visual analog scale for premenstrual mood symptoms: results from prospective and retrospective trials
    Meir Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 50:327-32. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the reliability and validity of VASs that were revised to better reflect the DSM-IV definition of PMDD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Expert guidelines for the treatment of severe PMS, PMDD, and comorbidities: the role of SSRIs
    Meir Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:57-69. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Luteal phase dosing with paroxetine controlled release (CR) in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Meir Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:352-60. 2005
    ..This clinical trial evaluated luteal phase dosing with paroxetine controlled release (CR) (12.5 mg and 25 mg) in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hormones and mood: from menarche to menopause and beyond
    Meir Steiner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Women s Health Concerns Clinic and Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare, Ontario L8N 4A6, Hamilton, Canada
    J Affect Disord 74:67-83. 2003
    ..Further research is needed to be able to identify specific genetic markers which might help us better understand how the balance between estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and other steroid hormones affect neurotransmitter function...
  15. ncbi request reprint Postnatal depression: a few simple questions
    Meir Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University and Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonne 639, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6
    Fam Pract 19:469-70. 2002
    ..78.3% of the women studied had a past and/or family psychiatric history. These data confirm the importance of these variables when screening women who may be at risk for postnatal depression...
  16. ncbi request reprint Current management of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    L Born
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonnne 639, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:463-9. 2001
    ..Modification of the menstrual cycle should be considered only after all other treatment options have failed...
  17. doi request reprint Prenatal exposure to antidepressants and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sophie Grigoriadis
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
    BMJ 348:f6932. 2014
    ..To examine the risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn associated with antenatal exposure to antidepressants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Burden of dysthymia and comorbid illness in adults in a Canadian primary care setting: high rates of psychiatric illness in the offspring
    Barbara Bell
    System Linked Research Unit on Health and Social Service Utilization, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, HSC 3N46, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    J Affect Disord 78:73-80. 2004
    ..Two groups of primary care patients: those who scored positive for comorbid dysthymia versus those who scored negative for any psychiatric disorder were compared...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal early life experiences and parenting: the mediating role of cortisol and executive function
    Andrea Gonzalez
    McMaster University, ON, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:673-82. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that neuropsychological and physiological factors would act as mediators between maternal retrospective reports of early life experiences (ELE) and current parenting...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Trauma & the reproductive lifecycle in women]
    Leslie Born
    Clínica de Preocupações com a Saúde da Mulher, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Canada
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:S65-72. 2005
    ..Current options available for the treatment of such symptoms, including group and counselling therapies and debriefing are critically reviewed...
  21. pmc Cortisol response to stress in female youths exposed to childhood maltreatment: results of the youth mood project
    Harriet L MacMillan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 66:62-8. 2009
    ..We examined differences between maltreated and control participants in heart rate and cortisol resting and reactivity levels in response to a psychosocial stressor...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antenatal depression in a multi-ethnic, community sample of Canadian immigrants: psychosocial correlates and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function
    Miki Peer
    Student, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Student, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 58:579-87. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the factors associated with prenatal depressive symptoms, including altered HPA axis function, in an ethnically diverse community sample of Canadian immigrant women...
  23. doi request reprint The effect of depression on heart rate variability during pregnancy. A naturalistic study
    Alison K Shea
    CIHR Program, Maternal Adversity, Vulnerability and Neurodevelopment, Hamiltion, ON, Canada
    Clin Auton Res 18:203-12. 2008
    ..Women taking AD medication showed some improvement in HRV measures. These data suggest that psychophysiological changes occur in women experiencing depression during pregnancy...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effect of depression, anxiety and early life trauma on the cortisol awakening response during pregnancy: preliminary results
    Alison K Shea
    CIHR Program Maternal Adversity, Vulnerability and Neurodevelopment, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1013-20. 2007
    ..The CAR may provide important information about the maternal HPA axis during pregnancy and warrants further investigation in larger cohorts...
  25. ncbi request reprint Women and reproductive-related trauma
    Leslie Born
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Room FB 639 St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:491-4. 2006
    ..g., miscarriage, stillbirth) or who experienced reemergence of symptoms during pregnancy is presented, including treatment strategies...
  26. ncbi request reprint The roots of depression in adolescent girls: is menarche the key?
    Leslie Born
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue, East, Room FB 639, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:449-60. 2002
    ..The burden of illness associated with onset of depression after menarche reinforces the importance of prevention or else expeditious recognition and intervention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal prenatal stress on offspring development: a commentary
    Marysia J Lazinski
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:363-75. 2008
    ..The aim of this commentary is to reexamine the current literature on the ill-effects of maternal stress during pregnancy on the offspring and to explore avenues for future treatment and prevention...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effects of adrenalectomy and corticosterone replacement on maternal memory in postpartum rats
    M Dean Graham
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, ON, Canada
    Horm Behav 49:353-61. 2006
    ..Corticosterone also increased maternal behavior upon initial exposure to foster pups. In conclusion, corticosterone enhanced maternal memory and initial maternal behavior in postpartum rats...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of quetiapine extended release on sleep and quality of life in midlife women with major depressive disorder
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:83-5. 2013
    ..While larger, controlled trials are still awaited, these preliminary results are encouraging and suggest that quetiapine XR may be a useful tool in treating symptomatic midlife women with MDD...
  30. doi request reprint Serotonin and female psychopathology
    Elise Hall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Centre for Mountain Health Services, McMaster University, 100 West 5th, Box 585, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 9:85-97. 2013
    ....
  31. pmc Stress response in postpartum women with and without obsessive-compulsive symptoms: an fMRI study
    Catherine Lord
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:78-86. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the cerebral, psychologic and endocrine correlates of the stress response in patients with OCD and during the postpartum period...
  32. doi request reprint The rapid effects of estrogen: a mini-review
    Sonali Lokuge
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 21:465-72. 2010
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The relation between early life adversity, cortisol awakening response and diurnal salivary cortisol levels in postpartum women
    Andrea Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, 3359 Mississauga Road N, Mississauga, ON, Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:76-86. 2009
    ..01). Our findings suggest that in a community sample of postpartum women, early adversity is associated with current HPA axis function. These findings may have implications for the nature of mother-infant interactions...
  34. doi request reprint Piloting the perinatal obsessive-compulsive scale (POCS): development and validation
    Catherine Lord
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 25:1079-84. 2011
    ..The POCS helps clinicians detect perinatal OCD while giving perinatal women an opportunity to openly discuss socially sensitive issues...
  35. doi request reprint Physiological stress response in postpartum women with obsessive-compulsive disorder: A pilot study
    Catherine Lord
    Women Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonne Building, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:133-8. 2011
    ....
  36. pmc Interaction between oxytocin genotypes and early experience predicts quality of mothering and postpartum mood
    Viara Mileva-Seitz
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e61443. 2013
    ..Finally, our findings highlight the importance of examining multiple dimensions of human maternal behavior in studies of genetic associations...
  37. doi request reprint Selected pregnancy and delivery outcomes after exposure to antidepressant medication: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lori E Ross
    Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:436-43. 2013
    ..Untreated depression during pregnancy has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and child and, as such, optimal treatment strategies are required for this population...
  38. doi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire as a screening tool for bipolar disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1456-61. 2012
    ..The objective of this cross-sectional psychometric study was to investigate the use of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) as a screening tool for bipolar disorder in a community-based population of pregnant and postpartum women...
  39. doi request reprint A pilot, 8-week, placebo lead-in trial of quetiapine extended release for depression in midlife women: impact on mood and menopause-related symptoms
    Claudio N Soares
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:612-5. 2010
    ..Main adverse effects included drowsiness and dry mouth. Based on these preliminary results, quetiapine XR should be further examined in larger, controlled trials for the management of depressed, symptomatic midlife women...
  40. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking during pregnancy
    Alison K Shea
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:267-78. 2008
    ..It is important that pregnant women are warned of the detrimental effects of smoking, and encouraged to abstain for healthy fetal development...
  41. ncbi request reprint Treatment of menopause-related mood disturbances
    Claudio N Soares
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    CNS Spectr 10:489-97. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Prenatal restraint stress and motherless rearing disrupts expression of plasticity markers and stress-induced corticosterone release in adult female Sprague-Dawley rats
    Christie L Burton
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada
    Brain Res 1158:28-38. 2007
    ..These results suggest that both prenatal and postnatal adversities have an influence on HPA axis responsivity and alter the expression of plasticity related neuronal proteins...
  43. ncbi request reprint Child maltreatment and HPA axis dysregulation: relationship to major depressive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder in females
    Alison Shea
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:162-78. 2005
    ..Such knowledge may also contribute to the development of early interventions targeted at primary prevention...
  44. ncbi request reprint Depression in women: windows of vulnerability and new insights into the link between estrogen and serotonin
    Sonali Lokuge
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:e1563-9. 2011
    ..These effects may have direct implications on female mood disorders such as premenstrual disorders and depression during pregnancy, postpartum, and during the menopausal transition...
  45. ncbi request reprint A biopsychosocial approach to premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Lori E Ross
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic and Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonne Building, 6th Floor, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:529-46. 2003
    ..In diagnosing and treating PMDD patients, attention to biological and sociocultural variables is recommended...
  46. pmc A new, female-specific irritability rating scale
    Leslie Born
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 33:344-54. 2008
    ..The objective of this research was to develop a new, female-specific state measure of irritability...
  47. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: an update
    M Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Women s Health Concerns Clinic and Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 15:S5-17. 2000
    ..Hormonal interventions, in particular the suppression of ovulation will eliminate premenstrual symptomatology; however, the benefits-risk ratio of these approaches should be carefully evaluated with the patient...
  48. pmc Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: guidelines for management
    M Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 25:459-68. 2000
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant effect of ingested nicotine in female rats of Flinders resistant and sensitive lines
    V J Djurić
    Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Physiol Behav 67:533-7. 1999
    ..Animal studies on nicotine ingestion and withdrawal may become an important source of insights into the comorbidity of depression and nicotine self-administration...
  50. ncbi request reprint The measurement of premenstrual mood symptoms
    M Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Affect Disord 53:269-73. 1999
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Genetically transmitted cholinergic hyperresponsiveness predisposes to experimental asthma
    V J Djurić
    Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Brain Behav Immun 12:272-84. 1998
    ..In addition, the FSL rat may be a useful model for studies of airway hyperresponsiveness...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of fluoxetine on menstrual cycle length in women with premenstrual dysphoria
    M Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry, St Joseph s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 90:590-5. 1997
    ..To examine whether changes in menstrual cycle length occurred in women who received 20 mg of fluoxetine per day and women who received 60 mg of fluoxetine per day as compared with women who received placebo...
  53. ncbi request reprint Premenstrual syndromes
    M Steiner
    St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster Psychiatric Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Med 48:447-55. 1997
    ..Taken together, these data indicate that treatment may be accomplished by either eliminating the hormonal trigger or by reversing the sensitivity of the serotonergic system...
  54. doi request reprint Shift in the brain network of emotional regulation in midlife women: is the menopausal transition the turning point?
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 17:840-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the brain correlates of emotional regulation in healthy, nondepressed midlife women...
  55. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of fluoxetine in improving physical symptoms associated with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    M Steiner
    McMaster University, St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BJOG 108:462-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Daily fluoxetine treatment is superior to placebo in improving the most common physical symptoms associated with premenstrual dysphoric disorder...
  56. doi request reprint Depression and cardiovascular disease in women: is there a common immunological basis? A theoretical synthesis
    Lauren Wright
    MiNDS Neuroscience Program, McMaster University, Canada and Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis 8:56-69. 2014
    ..However, as evidenced by this review, there is a need for mechanistic research in humans to truly understand the nature and directionality of the relationship between depression and CVD. ..
  57. ncbi request reprint Executive function and mothering: challenges faced by teenage mothers
    Elsie Chico
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, 3359 Mississauga Road N, Mississauga, ON, Canada, L5L1C6
    Dev Psychobiol 56:1027-35. 2014
    ..Among both groups there was a negative association between executive function and mothering; however, depending on the age of the mother different executive function tasks were relevant...
  58. pmc Steroid concentrations in antepartum and postpartum saliva: normative values in women and correlations with serum
    Elizabeth Hampson
    Department of Psychology and Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Biol Sex Differ 4:7. 2013
    ..Little normative information is available concerning expected concentrations of the major reproductive steroids in saliva during pregnancy and the extended postpartum...
  59. doi request reprint Understanding and treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder: an update for the women's health practitioner
    Simone N Vigod
    Department of Psychiatry Women s College Hospital, Room 944C, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:907-24, xii. 2009
    ..This integrative model has implications for etiology and treatment of PMDD...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sertraline and/or interpersonal psychotherapy for patients with dysthymic disorder in primary care: 6-month comparison with longitudinal 2-year follow-up of effectiveness and costs
    Gina Browne
    System Linked Research Unit on Health and Social Service Utilization, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, HSC 3N46, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    J Affect Disord 68:317-30. 2002
    ..There is little information on the long-term effects and costs of a combination of Sertraline and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) for the treatment of dysthymia in primary care...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effects of adrenalectomy and corticosterone replacement on induction of maternal behavior in the virgin female rat
    Stephanie L Rees
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, ON, Canada
    Horm Behav 49:337-45. 2006
    ..In conclusion, exogenous corticosterone had an inhibitory effect on the expression of maternal behavior in the sensitized virgin rat, unlike the facilitatory effect previously found in the postpartum rat...
  62. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and prolactin are associated with emotional responses to infant cries in new fathers
    Alison S Fleming
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Horm Behav 42:399-413. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal melatonin and cortisol secretion in newly admitted psychiatric inpatients. Implications for affective disorders
    M Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 240:21-7. 1990
    ..The observed trend for a low circadian melatonin profile in IDD patients with superimposed personality disorders is puzzling...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of electroconvulsive therapy on peripheral adrenoceptors, plasma, noradrenaline, MHPG and cortisol in depressed patients
    E S Werstiuk
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 169:758-65. 1996
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint The selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor sertraline: its profile and use in psychiatric disorders
    G MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program and Women's Health Concerns Clinic, St. Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6, Canada
    CNS Drug Rev 7:1-24. 2001
    ....
  66. pmc Is maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the third trimester of pregnancy harmful to neonates?
    Gideon Koren
    Motherisk Program, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 172:1457-9. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Early deprivation, but not maternal separation, attenuates rise in corticosterone levels after exposure to a novel environment in both juvenile and adult female rats
    Stephanie L Rees
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, Ont L5L 1C6, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 175:383-91. 2006
    ..However, in adulthood, ED and MS rats tended to show a decreased proportion of inner grid crossings of the open field compared to AFR rats, suggesting a tendency for increased anxiety in these two separation groups...
  68. ncbi request reprint Perinatal risks of untreated depression during pregnancy
    Lori Bonari
    The Hospital for Sick Children and the Department of of Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:726-35. 2004
    ..To review the literature on the perinatal risks involved in untreated depression during pregnancy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Menopause and mood
    Claudio N Soares
    Center for Women s Mental Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:576-91. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine controlled release for premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Lee S Cohen
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WACC 812, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:707-13. 2004
    ..This study was designed to assess the efficacy and tolerability of multiple doses of paroxetine controlled release (CR) in PMDD...
  71. ncbi request reprint Strategies and methods for research on sex differences in brain and behavior
    Jill B Becker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 525 East University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Endocrinology 146:1650-73. 2005
    ..This article describes methods and procedures to assist scientists new to the field in designing and conducting experiments to investigate sex differences in research involving both laboratory animals and humans...
  72. doi request reprint Effects of early deprivation and maternal separation on pup-directed behavior and HPA axis measures in the juvenile female rat
    Stephanie L Rees
    School of Psychology University of Ottawa Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 50:315-21. 2008
    ..Overall, the data suggest that although pup-exposure affects corticosterone levels, the HPA axis does not relate to juvenile maternal behavior in the present experiments...
  73. ncbi request reprint Experiential and hormonal correlates of maternal behavior in teen and adult mothers
    Katherine M Krpan
    Department of Psychology, Erindale College, University of Toronto, N Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    Horm Behav 47:112-22. 2005
    ..These results suggest that early life experiences are linked to mothering behavior and are consistent with the emerging human and animal literature on intergenerational effects of mothering style...
  74. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnostic criteria for premenstrual syndrome and guidelines for their quantification for research studies
    Uriel Halbreich
    Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:123-30. 2007
    ..It is also hoped that the proposed guidelines for quantification of criteria will be used by clinicians and investigators to facilitate diagnostic uniformity in the field as well as adequate treatment modalities when warranted...
  75. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of women who are currently using or recently stopped estrogen replacement therapy with or without progestins: results of the AWARE survey
    Anna M Sawka
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:967-73. 2004
    ..To examine the level of awareness of the findings of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study among recent users of hormone therapy (HT)...
  76. ncbi request reprint The effects of adrenalectomy and corticosterone replacement on maternal behavior in the postpartum rat
    Stephanie L Rees
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada L5L 1C6
    Horm Behav 46:411-9. 2004
    ..Corticosterone replacement reverses these effects. Corticosterone is not necessary for the initiation or maintenance of maternal behavior but plays a role in the modulation of ongoing maternal behavior...
  77. pmc Sleep and perinatal mood disorders: a critical review
    Lori E Ross
    Women s Mental Health and Addiction Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 30:247-56. 2005
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