Gerald F Giesbrecht

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Publications

  1. pmc Evaluating treatments in health care: the instability of a one-legged stool
    Bonnie J Kaplan
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:65. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Child and context characteristics in trajectories of physical and relational victimization among early elementary school children
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary ABT3B6A8, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 23:239-52. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Psychological distress and salivary cortisol covary within persons during pregnancy
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:270-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Salivary alpha-amylase during pregnancy: diurnal course and associations with obstetric history, maternal demographics, and mood
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Behavioural Research Unit, University of Calgary, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 55:156-67. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Advancing gestation does not attenuate biobehavioural coherence between psychological distress and cortisol
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N W, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada
    Biol Psychol 93:45-51. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The buffering effect of social support on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function during pregnancy
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8
    Psychosom Med 75:856-62. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Affective experience in ecologically relevant contexts is dynamic and not progressively attenuated during pregnancy
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Department of Paediatrics, Behavioural Research Unit, University of Calgary, NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:481-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort study: rationale and methods
    Bonnie J Kaplan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Primary Health Care, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medical Genetics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Teaching and Research Support, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Paediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
    Matern Child Nutr 10:44-60. 2014
  9. pmc Comparison of sample characteristics in two pregnancy cohorts: community-based versus population-based recruitment methods
    Brenda My Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:149. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Increasing the quality of life from womb to grave: the importance of pregnancy and birth cohorts
    Bonnie J Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:85-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Evaluating treatments in health care: the instability of a one-legged stool
    Bonnie J Kaplan
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:65. 2011
    ..The arguments presented here are generally relevant to all areas of health care, though mental health applications provide the primary context for this essay...
  2. doi request reprint Child and context characteristics in trajectories of physical and relational victimization among early elementary school children
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary ABT3B6A8, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 23:239-52. 2011
    ..Levels of victimization among nonparticipants remained stable. Implications of child and context characteristics for preventing peer victimization in elementary school are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Psychological distress and salivary cortisol covary within persons during pregnancy
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:270-9. 2012
    ..This association was unaffected by advancing gestational age. The results suggest that cortisol is a plausible biological mechanism for transducing the effects of maternal psychological distress during pregnancy to fetal development...
  4. doi request reprint Salivary alpha-amylase during pregnancy: diurnal course and associations with obstetric history, maternal demographics, and mood
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Behavioural Research Unit, University of Calgary, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 55:156-67. 2013
    ..The findings suggest that basal sAA during pregnancy is sensitive to emotional arousal. Evaluating diurnal patterns of sAA holds promise for advancing understanding of how emotional arousal during pregnancy may affect fetal development...
  5. doi request reprint Advancing gestation does not attenuate biobehavioural coherence between psychological distress and cortisol
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N W, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada
    Biol Psychol 93:45-51. 2013
    ..The current study was designed to assess changes in biobehavioral coherence between psychological distress and cortisol over the course of pregnancy...
  6. ncbi request reprint The buffering effect of social support on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function during pregnancy
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8
    Psychosom Med 75:856-62. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether individual differences in social support alter the covariation of psychological distress and cortisol during pregnancy...
  7. doi request reprint Affective experience in ecologically relevant contexts is dynamic and not progressively attenuated during pregnancy
    Gerald F Giesbrecht
    Department of Paediatrics, Behavioural Research Unit, University of Calgary, NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:481-5. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that changes in the psychological experience over the course of pregnancy are dynamic and not progressively attenuated...
  8. doi request reprint The Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort study: rationale and methods
    Bonnie J Kaplan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Primary Health Care, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medical Genetics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Teaching and Research Support, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Paediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
    Matern Child Nutr 10:44-60. 2014
    ..The current report describes the study design and methods, and findings of some pilot work. The APrON study is a significant resource with opportunities for collaboration. ..
  9. pmc Comparison of sample characteristics in two pregnancy cohorts: community-based versus population-based recruitment methods
    Brenda My Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:149. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Increasing the quality of life from womb to grave: the importance of pregnancy and birth cohorts
    Bonnie J Kaplan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:85-9. 2013
    ..We present a framework that is now being implemented in Alberta...