P J Surkan

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reasons for increasing trends in large for gestational age births
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:720-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal social and pyschological conditions and physical growth in low-income children in Piauí, Northeast Brazil
    Pamela J Surkan
    Harvard School of Public Health Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:375-88. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of social networks and support in postpartum women's depression: a multiethnic urban sample
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Bldg, 7th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:375-83. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of inadequate health care and feelings of guilt in parents after the death of a child to a malignancy: a population-based long-term follow-up
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Palliat Med 9:317-31. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Home care of a child dying of a malignancy and parental awareness of a child's impending death
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 20:161-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight and maternal depressive symptoms
    P J Surkan
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e11. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Perceptions of a mental health questionnaire: the ethics of using population-based controls
    P J Surkan
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, 4th Floor West, Rm 415, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:545-7. 2008
  8. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms, parenting self-efficacy, and child growth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr, 4th Floor West, Room 415, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:125-32. 2008
  9. pmc Maternal self-esteem, exposure to lead, and child neurodevelopment
    Pamela J Surkan
    Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:278-85. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Events after stillbirth in relation to maternal depressive symptoms: a brief report
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Birth 35:153-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Reasons for increasing trends in large for gestational age births
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:720-6. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal social and pyschological conditions and physical growth in low-income children in Piauí, Northeast Brazil
    Pamela J Surkan
    Harvard School of Public Health Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:375-88. 2007
    ..2 lower average HAZ. Maternal depression was not associated with child growth. It is concluded that inadequate growth in children may be sensitive to maternal social support...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of social networks and support in postpartum women's depression: a multiethnic urban sample
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Bldg, 7th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:375-83. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship of social support, and of social networks, to symptoms of depression in a multiethnic sample of women having recently given birth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of inadequate health care and feelings of guilt in parents after the death of a child to a malignancy: a population-based long-term follow-up
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Palliat Med 9:317-31. 2006
    ..Parental feelings of guilt can be a serious problem after the death of a child to a malignancy. This study identified predictors of feelings of guilt in parents during the year after a child's death...
  5. ncbi request reprint Home care of a child dying of a malignancy and parental awareness of a child's impending death
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 20:161-9. 2006
    ..4% who did not receive the information). Prevalence of children's unrelieved pain was 11.6% for those receiving home care and 15.3% for those receiving care outside the home...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight and maternal depressive symptoms
    P J Surkan
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e11. 2008
    ..Given the rising global prevalence of overweight associated with the nutrition transition, the objective of this study was to evaluate whether maternal depressive symptoms are related to overweight in infants aged 6-24 months...
  7. doi request reprint Perceptions of a mental health questionnaire: the ethics of using population-based controls
    P J Surkan
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, 4th Floor West, Rm 415, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:545-7. 2008
    ..Of the 418 respondents, 52% reported that they were positively affected by study participation and 95% perceived the inquiry as valuable. These findings support the use of population-based controls in future research...
  8. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms, parenting self-efficacy, and child growth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr, 4th Floor West, Room 415, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:125-32. 2008
    ..We assessed whether maternal depressive symptoms and parenting self-efficacy were associated with child growth delay...
  9. pmc Maternal self-esteem, exposure to lead, and child neurodevelopment
    Pamela J Surkan
    Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:278-85. 2008
    ..Moreover, there was evidence that maternal self-esteem attenuated the negative effects of lead exposure, although the interaction fell short of conventional levels of statistical significance...
  10. doi request reprint Events after stillbirth in relation to maternal depressive symptoms: a brief report
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Birth 35:153-7. 2008
    ..Actions taken after a stillbirth can affect long-term psychological morbidity. Our objective was to study how infant bonding and maternal actions after stillbirth are associated with ensuing depressive symptoms...
  11. pmc Neuropsychological function in children with blood lead levels <10 microg/dL
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Building, 4th Floor, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:1170-7. 2007
    ..Overall, our analyses support prior research that children's blood levels <10 microg/dL are related to compromised cognition and highlight that these may especially be related to academic achievement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Previous preterm and small-for-gestational-age births and the subsequent risk of stillbirth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 350:777-85. 2004
    ..It is not known whether the birth of a previous small-for-gestational-age or preterm infant increases the subsequent risk of stillbirth...
  13. doi request reprint Social support after stillbirth for prevention of maternal depression
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1358-64. 2009
    ..To study how social support is associated with ensuing maternal depression following stillbirth...