Affiliation: Butler Hospital
- Randomized controlled pilot study of cognitive-behavioral therapy in a sample of incarcerated women with substance use disorder and PTSDCaron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Behav Ther 40:325-36. 2009..The complex needs of this population are discussed...
- Gender differences in comorbid disorders among offenders in prison substance abuse treatment programsCaron Zlotnick
Brown University, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Behav Sci Law 26:403-12. 2008..The study concluded that women offenders newly admitted to a prison substance abuse program present with a greater psychiatric vulnerability and a different pattern of psychiatric comorbidity than their male counterparts...
- Childhood trauma, trauma in adulthood, and psychiatric diagnoses: results from a community sampleCaron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Compr Psychiatry 49:163-9. 2008..Our findings suggest that specific disorders are linked to interpersonal trauma and PTEs that occur in childhood rather than later in life...
- Childhood abuse and intake severity in alcohol disorder patientsCaron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
J Trauma Stress 19:949-59. 2006..Posttraumatic stress disorder partially mediated the effect of both CSA and CPA on severity of psychiatric problems...
- Epidemiology of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-morbid disorders in ChileCaron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Psychol Med 36:1523-33. 2006....
- Clinical features and impairment in women with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), BPD without PTSD, and other personality disorders with PTSDCaron Zlotnick
Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 191:706-13. 2003..Consistent with other research, the findings suggest that PTSD does not appear to alter the central features of BPD. The clinical implications of our findings are considered...
- Depression and breastfeeding: which postpartum patients take antidepressant medications?Cynthia L Battle
Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Depress Anxiety 25:888-91. 2008..No differences were found in age, race, or education...
- A pilot study of group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in substance-abusing female prisonersJennifer E Johnson
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 34:371-7. 2008..These pilot results suggest that addressing depressive symptoms via interpersonal concerns is feasible for women in a prison substance use treatment program despite multiple Axes I and II comorbidities...
- Clinical characteristics of perinatal psychiatric patients: a chart review studyCynthia L Battle
Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 194:369-77. 2006..For more than a third of the sample, the treatment sought while pregnant or postpartum represented their first contact with the mental health system. Treatment implications are discussed...
- Chronicity in posttraumatic stress disorder and predictors of the course of posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patientsCaron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 192:153-9. 2004..e., full and partial PTSD). This study suggests that, in a primary care setting, PTSD is a persistent illness, and that many subjects who have recovered from PTSD continue to suffer from subthreshold symptoms of PTSD...
- A cognitive-behavioral treatment for incarcerated women with substance abuse disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder: findings from a pilot studyCaron Zlotnick
Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 25:99-105. 2003..However, these findings are tentative given that there was no control group...
- Does "subthreshold" posttraumatic stress disorder have any clinical relevance?Caron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Compr Psychiatry 43:413-9. 2002..However, the report also underscores the difficulties in identifying a set of clinical criteria that clearly delineates between full PTSD and subthreshold PTSD...
- Social and health functioning in female primary care patients with post-traumatic stress disorder with and without comorbid substance abuseCaron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Compr Psychiatry 44:177-83. 2003..These findings suggest that the presence of comorbid SUD may not explain the level of social and health difficulties associated with the dual diagnosis of PTSD and SUD...
- Traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders studyShirley Yen
Department of Psychiatry, Brown University Medical School, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 190:510-8. 2002..In addition, they support an association between severity of PD and severity of traumatic exposure, as indicated by earlier trauma onset, trauma of an assaultive and personal nature, and more types of traumatic events...
- Pilot study of treatment for major depression among women prisoners with substance use disorderJennifer E Johnson
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Psychiatr Res 46:1174-83. 2012..Control participants improved later, after prison release. IPT's rapid effect on MDD within prison may reduce serious in-prison consequences of MDD...
- Affect regulation in women with borderline personality disorder traitsShirley Yen
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 190:693-6. 2002..These results, consistent with biosocial theory of BPD, suggest that persons with BPD experience emotions more intensely and have greater difficulty in controlling their affective responses...
- Childhood physical and sexual abuse in depressed patients with single and multiple suicide attemptsMargaret S Andover
Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:467-74. 2007..Implications of these findings, as well as implications for future research, are discussed...
- A qualitative study of treatment needs among pregnant and postpartum women with substance use and depressionCAROLINE KUO
1Behavioral and Social Sciences and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Subst Use Misuse 48:1498-508. 2013....
- Psychological/verbal abuse and utilization of mental health care in perinatal women seeking treatment for depressionSuzannah Creech
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 15:361-5. 2012..More women than expected who reported current psychological abuse left treatment early compared to those without such reports...
- An interpersonally based intervention for low-income pregnant women with intimate partner violence: a pilot studyCaron Zlotnick
Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 14:55-65. 2011..This study suggests some initial support for our intervention. Larger randomized trials are needed to further examine the intervention both during and after pregnancy...
- Is comorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder related to greater pathology and impairment?Caron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, Povidence, RI 02906, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:1940-3. 2002..The authors examined whether patients with comorbid borderline personality disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a more severe clinical profile than patients with either disorder without the other...
- A preventive intervention for pregnant women on public assistance at risk for postpartum depressionCaron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Am J Psychiatry 163:1443-5. 2006..In this study, the authors examined whether the intervention would reduce the risk of postpartum major depressive disorder in a larger sample of pregnant women...
- Randomized controlled trial to prevent postpartum depression in adolescent mothersMaureen G Phipps
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence, RI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:192.e1-6. 2013..The purpose of this study was to estimate the effect of an interpersonally oriented intervention on the reduction of the risk of postpartum depression in primiparous adolescents...
- Perceived discrimination is a potential contributing factor to substance use and mental health problems among primary care patients in ChileNicole M Capezza
Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
J Addict Med 6:297-303. 2012....
- The clinical relevance of a partial remission specifier for posttraumatic stress disorderDawn M Johnson
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Trauma Stress 16:515-8. 2003..Results support the clinical utility of a partial remission specifier for PTSD...
- Analysis of brief screening tools for the detection of postpartum depression: comparisons of the PRAMS 6-item instrument, PHQ-9, and structured interviewsKristina Davis
Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 16:271-7. 2013..The PRAMS-6 instrument is a brief and effective screening tool for PPD. The time frame of symptom assessment may account for some variability in accuracy between the PHQ-9 and PRAMS screening instruments...
- Psychosocial factors associated with depression severity in pregnant adolescentsGolfo K Tzilos
Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 15:397-401. 2012..These findings suggest that an assessment of history of alcohol use, as well as abuse history, may increase the likelihood of identifying adolescents at risk for antenatal depression...
- Postpartum depressionTeri Pearlstein
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:357-64. 2009..Further research is needed to examine systematically the short-term and long-term effect of medication exposure through breastmilk on infant and child development...
- Emotional dysregulation and risky sex among incarcerated women with a history of interpersonal violenceCAROLINE KUO
a Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Women Health 54:796-815. 2014..Preventive interventions to reduce sexual risk behaviors should incorporate strategies to promote emotional regulation among incarcerated women with histories of interpersonal violence. ..
- 'I think my future will be better than my past': examining support group influence on the mental health of HIV-infected Rwandan womenPaige Walstrom
Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Glob Public Health 8:90-105. 2013..Implementing psychosocial support groups may leverage clinical outcomes and rejuvenate the well-being of HIV-infected women with interpersonal trauma and/or PTSD and depressive symptoms, particularly those from post-conflict countries...
- High risk health behaviors and healthcare access among female adult entertainment club employeesEsther K Choo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Women Health 52:646-57. 2012..Prior studies of adult entertainment club employees have been qualitative and lacked information regarding a range of important health factors...
- Lessons learned from a training collaboration between an Ivy League institution and a historically Black universityTimothy P Flanigan
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S57-60. 2009..This collaboration has served as a bridge between an Ivy League institution and a historically Black university for training in clinical research to develop successful minority academicians...
- The role of gender in the clinical presentation of patients with borderline personality disorderCaron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Box G BH, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
J Pers Disord 16:277-82. 2002..No gender differences were found in degree of overall impairment. These results suggest that male and female patients with BPD, although equally distressed, present with different lifetime patterns of impulse-related disorders...
- Characteristics of perinatal women seeking treatment for marijuana abuse in a community-based clinicGOLFO TZILOS
Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Box G S121 4, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 16:333-7. 2013....
- Safe Thinking and Affect Regulation (STAR): human immunodeficiency virus prevention in alternative/therapeutic schoolsLarry K Brown
Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center of Rhode Island Hospital, and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:1065-74. 2011..It was hypothesized that STAR would lead to a decrease in sexual risk and improved HIV knowledge and attitudes...
- Understanding and treating PTSD: introductionM Tracie Shea
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Clin Psychol 58:869-75. 2002
- Childhood maltreatment associated with adult personality disorders: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders StudyCynthia L Battle
Collaborative Longitudinal PDs Study CLPS, Brown University Medical School, USA
J Pers Disord 18:193-211. 2004..However, even when controlling for the effect of borderline PD, other PD diagnoses were associated with specific types of maltreatment...
- Gender differences in borderline personality disorder: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders StudyDawn M Johnson
Summa Health System, St Thomas Hospital, Akron, OH 44310, USA
Compr Psychiatry 44:284-92. 2003..For example, no difference was found in rates of major depressive disorder, a condition that is more prevalent in females. Thus, BPD pathology may be a prevailing characterization that can attenuate usual gender-based distinctions...
- The relative contribution of abuse severity and PTSD severity on the psychiatric and social morbidity of battered women in sheltersDawn M Johnson
Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
Behav Ther 39:232-41. 2008..Results highlight the need for the assessment and treatment of IPV-related PTSD in battered women's shelters...
- The relationship of lifetime polysubstance dependence to trauma exposure, symptomatology, and psychosocial functioning in incarcerated women with comorbid PTSD and substance use disorderDawn M Salgado
Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
J Trauma Dissociation 8:9-26. 2007..e., derealization, survivor guilt). Trends also suggest that PTSD-SUD/LPD women are more likely to experience dissociation, anxiety, and sexual problems than PTSD-SUD respondents. Treatment-related implications are discussed...
- Intimate partner violence and long-term psychosocial functioning in a national sample of American womenCaron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry nad Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine Hospital, USA
J Interpers Violence 21:262-75. 2006..Also, nearly half of the women in an abusive relationship left the relationship within the period. Leaving the abusive relationship was associated with lower individual income and more social support at wave 1...
- A cognitive-behavioral treatment for battered women with PTSD in shelters: findings from a pilot studyDawn M Johnson
Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
J Trauma Stress 19:559-64. 2006..These gains were maintained over time. Results should be interpreted with caution due to the small sample size and lack of a control group...
- Utilization of mental health treatment and other services by battered women in sheltersDawn M Johnson
Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1595-7. 2007..This study investigated the frequency and types of resources used by battered women in shelters, as well as factors that relate to greater use of mental health services and to seeking help from a greater number of resources...
- TREATMENT OF WOMEN WITH DEPRESSION AND SEXUAL ABUSECaron Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Primary treatment outcomes will be: a) treatment retention; and b) depressive symptoms; 6) test the feasibility and acceptability of the control condition for depressed patients with histories of childhood sexual abuse. ..
- Treatment for PTSD and Substance Abuse in PrisonersCaron Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Primary treatment outcomes will be: a) number of substance use days, b) degree of PTSD symptoms, and c) severity of legal problems. ..
- Depression Intervention for Poor Pregnant WomenCaron Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2003..and to provide an estimate of effect size in comparison to the care as usual condition. This pilot study will lay the groundwork for a larger clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of this new group intervention. ..
- Intervention for Poor Pregnant Women with Partner AbuseCaron Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2007..e., PTSD and depression). This pilot study will lay the groundwork for a larger clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of this new intervention. ..