B Leeners

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pregnancy complications in women with childhood sexual abuse experiences
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 69:503-10. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The relevance of age in female human reproduction--current situation in Switzerland and pathophysiological background from a comparative perspective
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 188:166-74. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care in adult women exposed to childhood sexual abuse
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Perinat Med 41:365-74. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The quality of sexual experience in women correlates with post-orgasmic prolactin surges: results from an experimental prototype study
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:1313-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Recurrence risks of hypertensive diseases in pregnancy after HELLP syndrome
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aachen University RWTH, Aachen, Germany
    J Perinat Med 39:673-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotional stress and the risk to develop hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hypertens Pregnancy 26:211-26. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Psychosomatic aspects of endometriosis--current state of scientific knowledge and clinical experience]
    B Leeners
    Klinik für Reproduktions Endokrinologie, Departement Frauenheilkunde, Universitatsspital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 47:132-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of childhood sexual abuse on gynecologic care as an adult
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital, Clinic for Endocrinology, Frauenklinikstr 10, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 48:385-93. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Psychosocial distress associated with treatment of hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 49:413-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Motivation for motherhood in women with hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Swizterland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:133-40. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Pregnancy complications in women with childhood sexual abuse experiences
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 69:503-10. 2010
    ..However, scientific data on the association of CSA and pregnancy are sparse. Therefore, the study investigated pregnancy complications in women exposed to CSA...
  2. doi request reprint The relevance of age in female human reproduction--current situation in Switzerland and pathophysiological background from a comparative perspective
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 188:166-74. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care in adult women exposed to childhood sexual abuse
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Perinat Med 41:365-74. 2013
    ..Several case reports show a negative impact of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) on prenatal care. The study aimed to systematically investigate this association in a larger study group...
  4. ncbi request reprint The quality of sexual experience in women correlates with post-orgasmic prolactin surges: results from an experimental prototype study
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 10:1313-9. 2013
    ..The pituitary hormone prolactin (PRL) may have an important role in regulating (and thus indexing) sexual satiety and satisfaction...
  5. doi request reprint Recurrence risks of hypertensive diseases in pregnancy after HELLP syndrome
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aachen University RWTH, Aachen, Germany
    J Perinat Med 39:673-8. 2011
    ..To determine the recurrence risk for hypertensive diseases in pregnancy after HELLP (Hemolysis Elevated Liver enzymes and Low Platelets) syndrome in a first pregnancy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotional stress and the risk to develop hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hypertens Pregnancy 26:211-26. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to investigate the correlation between emotional stress during pregnancy and the risk for HDP...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Psychosomatic aspects of endometriosis--current state of scientific knowledge and clinical experience]
    B Leeners
    Klinik für Reproduktions Endokrinologie, Departement Frauenheilkunde, Universitatsspital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 47:132-9. 2007
    ..Difficulties in becoming pregnant represent a further central problem in dealing with endometriosis. Therefore, biopsychosocial aspects should be integrated into current somatically oriented models of medical support...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of childhood sexual abuse on gynecologic care as an adult
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital, Clinic for Endocrinology, Frauenklinikstr 10, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 48:385-93. 2007
    ..5% of these women experienced memories of the original abuse situation during gynecologic consultations. Gynecologic care is particularly distressing for women exposed to CSA...
  9. doi request reprint Psychosocial distress associated with treatment of hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 49:413-9. 2008
    ..Hypertensive diseases in pregnancy (HDP) are a great challenge for healthcare providers...
  10. doi request reprint Motivation for motherhood in women with hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Swizterland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:133-40. 2009
    ..To investigate the motivation for motherhood in women with hypertensive diseases in pregnancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Consequences of childhood sexual abuse experiences on dental care
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 62:581-8. 2007
    ..Since dental fear hampers oral health, the long-term effects of CSA on dental care and the specific factors that lead to increased stress during dental treatment have been investigated in women exposed to CSA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Two sibs with fibrochondrogenesis
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Rhenish Westphalian Technical University Hospital Aachen, Germany
    Am J Med Genet A 127:318-20. 2004
    ..This occurrence confirms autosomal recessive inheritance of fibrochondrogenesis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding in women with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Perinat Med 33:553-60. 2005
    ..Breast feeding is particularly important and difficult in children born prematurely, especially after hypertensive diseases in pregnancies (HDP). Therefore, we aimed to investigate breast feeding in women who developed HDP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with medical information in women with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 60:39-44. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine HDP patients' reported satisfaction with the medical information provided by their health care providers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Family stability during childhood and the risk to develop hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    B Leeners
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, Germany
    Early Hum Dev 82:441-6. 2006
    ..Parental care giving, divorce and death are associated with physical health as an adult...
  16. ncbi request reprint The significance of under- or overweight during childhood as a risk factor for hypertensive diseases in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Early Hum Dev 82:663-8. 2006
    ..In combination with other risk factors, a history of under- or overweight during childhood will help to identify patients at risk for hypertensive diseases in pregnancy...
  17. ncbi request reprint BMI: new aspects of a classical risk factor for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 111:81-6. 2006
    ..This finding supports that underlying physiological mechanisms in pre-eclampsia vary from those in HELLP syndrome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gyneco-psychosomatic counseling in Germany and Switzerland--aims and state of the art
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 61:91-4. 2006
    ..To investigate actual counseling models for gynecological patients in Switzerland and in Germany...
  19. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) experiences: an underestimated factor in perinatal care
    B Leeners
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:971-6. 2006
    ..However, most obstetricians are not aware if their patients have a history of childhood sexual abuse. We therefore investigated childhood sexual abuse experiences in 226 women three to eight months after delivery of a healthy child...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of developing hypertensive diseases in pregnancy: what is the effect on HELLP syndrome?
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1217-24. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the role of smoking in the development of HELLP syndrome, pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension...
  21. ncbi request reprint Influence of childhood sexual abuse on pregnancy, delivery, and the early postpartum period in adult women
    Brigitte Leeners
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 61:139-51. 2006
    ..The aim of our systematic review was to present the current knowledge on the influence of CSA on pregnancy, delivery, and early parenthood...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tubal pathology: the role of hormonal contraception, intrauterine device use and Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    Gabriele S Merki-Feld
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Endocrinology Clinic, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:114-20. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify a possible association between tubal pathology and the contraceptive methods previously used, especially third generation copper intrauterine devices (IUDs)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal factor V Leiden mutation is associated with HELLP syndrome in Caucasian women
    Sabine Muetze
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:635-42. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The 4G/5G polymorphism in the plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 gene is not associated with HELLP syndrome
    Sabine Muetze
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aachen University RWTH, Aachen, Germany
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 27:141-5. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Neither maternal nor fetal mutation (E474Q) in the alpha-subunit of the trifunctional protein is frequent in pregnancies complicated by HELLP syndrome
    Sabine Mütze
    Institute of Human Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Aachen, Germany
    J Perinat Med 35:76-8. 2007
    ..Since information on the fetal carrier status of the E474Q mutation in maternal HELLP syndrome is rare, we investigated the frequency of the E474Q mutation in families where the mother had HELLP syndrome...