C L E Dennis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Further psychometric testing of a brief personality scale to measure vulnerability to postpartum depression
    C L Dennis
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:305-11. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial interventions for the treatment of perinatal depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:97-111. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Interventions (other than pharmacological, psychosocial or psychological) for treating antenatal depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD006795. 2013
  4. pmc Contradictions and conflict: a meta-ethnographic study of migrant women's experiences of breastfeeding in a new country
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Family and Community Health Research Group, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:163. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Can we identify mothers at-risk for postpartum anxiety in the immediate postpartum period using the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory?
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 150:1217-20. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between postpartum depression, domestic violence, childhood violence, and substance use: epidemiologic study of a large community sample
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Violence Against Women 19:503-17. 2013
  7. pmc Peer support for postpartum depression: volunteers' perceptions, recruitment strategies and training from a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Promot Int 28:187-96. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD001134. 2013
  9. doi request reprint An all-purpose nipple ointment versus lanolin in treating painful damaged nipples in breastfeeding women: a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breastfeed Med 7:473-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of postpartum depressive symptoms among Canadian women: regional and national results from a cross-sectional survey
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:537-46. 2012

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Further psychometric testing of a brief personality scale to measure vulnerability to postpartum depression
    C L Dennis
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:305-11. 2004
    ..As such, this brief instrument is ready to assist in the identification of women at-risk of developing postpartum depression such that appropriate secondary preventive or treatment interventions may be initiated...
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial interventions for the treatment of perinatal depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:97-111. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Interventions (other than pharmacological, psychosocial or psychological) for treating antenatal depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD006795. 2013
    ..4% in the first trimester to a high of 12.8% in the second trimester. Due to maternal treatment preferences and potential concerns about fetal and infant health outcomes, diverse non-pharmacological treatment options are needed...
  4. pmc Contradictions and conflict: a meta-ethnographic study of migrant women's experiences of breastfeeding in a new country
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Family and Community Health Research Group, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:163. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the findings of a meta-ethnographic study that explored migrant and refugee women's experiences and practices related to breastfeeding in a new country...
  5. doi request reprint Can we identify mothers at-risk for postpartum anxiety in the immediate postpartum period using the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory?
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 150:1217-20. 2013
    ..This study assessed the stability of maternal anxiety and concordance between State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) scores in the immediate postpartum period to 8 weeks postpartum...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between postpartum depression, domestic violence, childhood violence, and substance use: epidemiologic study of a large community sample
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Violence Against Women 19:503-17. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that women who experience past or current interpersonal violence or personal or partner substance use problems should be considered for targeted screening for postpartum depression (PPD)...
  7. pmc Peer support for postpartum depression: volunteers' perceptions, recruitment strategies and training from a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Promot Int 28:187-96. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD001134. 2013
    ..While interventions based on these variables may be effective treatment strategies, theoretically they may also be used in pregnancy and the early postpartum period to prevent postpartum depression...
  9. doi request reprint An all-purpose nipple ointment versus lanolin in treating painful damaged nipples in breastfeeding women: a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breastfeed Med 7:473-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this trial is to evaluate the effect of the APNO versus lanolin on nipple pain among breastfeeding women with damaged nipples...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of postpartum depressive symptoms among Canadian women: regional and national results from a cross-sectional survey
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:537-46. 2012
    ..To describe national and regional prevalence rates for significant depressive symptoms in women after 12 weeks during the postpartum period, and to identify predictors of postpartum depressive symptoms during this later time period...
  11. doi request reprint Prediction of duration of breastfeeding among migrant and Canadian-born women: results from a multi-center study
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 162:72-9. 2013
    ..To examine and compare predictors of breastfeeding duration among migrant and Canadian-born women...
  12. pmc The effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Lawrence S, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, 155 College Street, Suite 130, Toronto, ON, M5T 1P8, Canada
    Trials 13:38. 2012
    ..Unfortunately, IPT is not widely available, especially in rural and remote areas. To improve access to care, telepsychiatry has been introduced, including the provision of therapy via the telephone...
  13. ncbi request reprint Global and relationship-specific perceptions of support and the development of postpartum depressive symptomatology
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, M5T 1P8, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:389-95. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint A systematic review of telephone support for women during pregnancy and the early postpartum period
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:301-14. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of telephone-based support on smoking, preterm birth, low birthweight, breastfeeding, and postpartum depression...
  15. pmc Effect of peer support on prevention of postnatal depression among high risk women: multisite randomised controlled trial
    C L Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMJ 338:a3064. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of telephone based peer support in the prevention of postnatal depression...
  16. doi request reprint The relationship between infant-feeding outcomes and postpartum depression: a qualitative systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, 155 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1P8
    Pediatrics 123:e736-51. 2009
    ..Despite the detailed research related to these maternal and infant health outcomes, the relationship between maternal mood and breastfeeding remains equivocal...
  17. ncbi request reprint Traditional postpartum practices and rituals: a qualitative systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, 115 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 1P8, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:487-502. 2007
    ..The understanding of traditional postpartum practices can inform the provision of culturally competent perinatal services...
  18. doi request reprint Postpartum depression peer support: maternal perceptions from a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Nursing and Psychiatry, Canada Research Chair in Perinatal Community Health, University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, ON M5T 1P8, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:560-8. 2010
    ..Peer support in the early postpartum period is effective in the prevention of postpartum depression among women identified as high-risk...
  19. doi request reprint Psychometric testing of the breastfeeding self-efficacy scale-short form among adolescents
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 49:265-71. 2011
    ..The BSES-SF is used internationally but has not been psychometrically tested with an adolescent population...
  20. ncbi request reprint The breastfeeding self-efficacy scale: psychometric assessment of the short form
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:734-44. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to reduce the number of items on the original Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale (BSES) and psychometrically assess the revised BSES-Short Form (BSES-SF)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does maternal postpartum depressive symptomatology influence infant feeding outcomes?
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Paediatr 96:590-4. 2007
    ..g. infant feeding method, maternal satisfaction, infant feeding plans, breastfeeding progress and breastfeeding self-efficacy) and postpartum depressive symptomatology using a time-sequenced analysis...
  22. pmc The effect of peer support on breast-feeding duration among primiparous women: a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:21-8. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of peer (mother-to-mother) support on breast-feeding duration among first-time breast-feeding mothers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preventing postpartum depression part II: A critical review of nonbiological interventions
    Cindy Lee E Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:526-38. 2004
    ..To critically review the literature to determine the current state of scientific knowledge concerning the prevention of postpartum depression (PPD) from a nonbiological perspective...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment of postpartum depression, part 2: a critical review of nonbiological interventions
    Cindy Lee E Dennis
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1252-65. 2004
    ..The objective of this article is to critically review the literature to determine the current state of scientific knowledge related to the treatment of postpartum depression from a nonbiological perspective...
  25. ncbi request reprint Treatment of postpartum depression, part 1: a critical review of biological interventions
    Cindy Lee E Dennis
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1242-51. 2004
    ..The objective of this article is to critically review the literature to determine the current state of scientific knowledge related to the treatment of postpartum depression from a biological perspective...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preventing postpartum depression part I: a review of biological interventions
    Cindy Lee E Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:467-75. 2004
    ..This paper critically reviews the literature to determine the current state of scientific knowledge concerning the prevention of postpartum depression (PPD) from a biological perspective...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of depressive symptomatology on maternal health service utilization and general health
    C L Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H4 Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 7:183-91. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the influence of maternal mood on health service utilization and general health within the first 2 months postpartum...
  28. ncbi request reprint Can we identify mothers at risk for postpartum depression in the immediate postpartum period using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale?
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3H4
    J Affect Disord 78:163-9. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of peer support on postpartum depression: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 48:115-24. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of peer support (mother-to-mother) on depressive symptomatology among mothers identified as high-risk for postpartum depression (PPD)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Peer support within a health care context: a concept analysis
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3H4
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:321-32. 2003
    ..This analysis will provide the nursing profession with the conceptual basis to effectively develop, implement, evaluate, and compare peer support interventions while also serving as a guide for further conceptual and empirical research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding initiation and duration: a 1990-2000 literature review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:12-32. 2002
    ..To review the literature on breastfeeding initiation and duration and to delineate effective strategies for promoting positive breastfeeding behaviors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Identifying women at-risk for postpartum depression in the immediate postpartum period
    C L E Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:338-46. 2004
    ..To develop a multifactorial predictive model of depressive symptomatology in the first week postpartum in order to assist in targeted screening procedures...
  33. pmc Psychosocial and psychological interventions for prevention of postnatal depression: systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, 50 St George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 3H4
    BMJ 331:15. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of psychosocial and psychological interventions compared with usual antepartum, intrapartum, or postpartum care on the risk of postnatal depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Women's perceptions of partner support and conflict in the development of postpartum depressive symptoms
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 56:588-99. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study examining the influence of maternal perceptions of conflict and relationship- and postpartum-specific support from the partner on the development of depressive symptoms in the first 8-weeks postpartum...
  35. ncbi request reprint The clinical utility of maternal self-reported personal and familial psychiatric history in identifying women at risk for postpartum depression
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1179-85. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology in the immediate postnatal period: identifying maternal characteristics related to true- and false-positive screening scores
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 51:265-73. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Development of a postpartum depression best practice guideline: a review of the systematic process
    Karen McQueen
    The School of Nursing, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:199-204. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Canadian mothers' perceived support needs during postpartum depression
    Nicole Letourneau
    Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:441-9. 2007
    ..To assess the support needs, support resources, barriers to support, and preferences for support intervention for women with postpartum depression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding peer support: maternal and volunteer perceptions from a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 29:169-76. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to describe maternal and peer volunteer perceptions of their experience while participating in a breastfeeding peer support trial...
  40. ncbi request reprint Demographic characteristics of participants in studies of risk factors, prevention, and treatment of postpartum depression
    Lori E Ross
    Women s Mental Health and Addiction Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 51:704-10. 2006
    ..The objectives o this study were to examine the demographic characteristics of participants in previously published studies and to document existing gaps in the current literature...
  41. ncbi request reprint Exploring breast-feeding self-efficacy
    Dawn Kingston
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:207-15. 2007
    ..The purpose of this descriptive study was to explore the influence of efficacy-enhancing experiences on breast-feeding self-efficacy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relationships among infant sleep patterns, maternal fatigue, and development of depressive symptomatology
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 32:187-93. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine relationships among infant sleep patterns, maternal fatigue, and the development of postpartum depression in women with no major depressive symptomatology at 1 week postpartum...
  43. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression help-seeking barriers and maternal treatment preferences: a qualitative systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 33:323-31. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine systematically the literature to identify postpartum depression help-seeking barriers and maternal treatment preferences...
  44. ncbi request reprint Identifying predictors of breastfeeding self-efficacy in the immediate postpartum period
    Cindy Lee E Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1P8, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 29:256-68. 2006
    ..The BSES may be used to identify risk factors, enabling health professionals to improve quality of care for new breastfeeding mothers...