G Wyshak

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health disparities paradoxes: depression and chronic back pain in college alumnae and U.S. women, 39-49
    Grace Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Scand J Public Health 41:230-2. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Tubal ligation and the risk of vertebral fractures
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, MA 02115, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:651-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral practices and mortality in women former college athletes and nonathletes
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:808-21. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Health ratings in relation to illnesses, physical functioning, general mental health and well-being: self-reports of college alumnae, ages <40-80 and older
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:667-74. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavior, heredity, and diabetes in college alumnae
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:549-54. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Violence, mental health, substance abuse-problems for women worldwide
    G Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Care Women Int 21:631-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Percent body fat, fractures and risk of osteoporosis in women
    G Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:428-32. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Infertility in American college alumnae
    G Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 73:237-42. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Teenaged girls, carbonated beverage consumption, and bone fractures
    G Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:610-3. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Depression and percent body fat in American women, ages 39-49
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Care Women Int 32:99-110. 2011

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Health disparities paradoxes: depression and chronic back pain in college alumnae and U.S. women, 39-49
    Grace Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Scand J Public Health 41:230-2. 2013
    ..The aim is to provide evidence that may have public health implications for prevention as well as for treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tubal ligation and the risk of vertebral fractures
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, MA 02115, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:651-8. 2005
    ..These results need to be confirmed in other cohorts--the pathophysiology of this association is worthy of further study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral practices and mortality in women former college athletes and nonathletes
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:808-21. 2003
    ..Other behavioral risk factors were ever-smoking and not currently engaging in regular exercise. Behavioral practices that include not smoking, doing regular exercise, and consuming moderate amounts of alcohol may lead to lower mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health ratings in relation to illnesses, physical functioning, general mental health and well-being: self-reports of college alumnae, ages <40-80 and older
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:667-74. 2003
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  5. ncbi request reprint Behavior, heredity, and diabetes in college alumnae
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:549-54. 2002
    ..The study was first conducted in 1981-1982, and a follow-up study was conducted in 1996-1997...
  6. ncbi request reprint Violence, mental health, substance abuse-problems for women worldwide
    G Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Care Women Int 21:631-9. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Percent body fat, fractures and risk of osteoporosis in women
    G Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:428-32. 2010
    ..This paper uses an innovative, virtually cost-free method to estimate percent body fat from age, height and weight, and assesses its validity by examining the association between percent body fat and fractures among women 39 and older...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infertility in American college alumnae
    G Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 73:237-42. 2001
    ..The objective of this paper is to present data on prevalence of infertility, causes and treatments based on self-reports of a sample of American college alumnae...
  9. ncbi request reprint Teenaged girls, carbonated beverage consumption, and bone fractures
    G Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:610-3. 2000
    ..To determine the possible association between carbonated beverage consumption and bone fractures among teenaged girls given the awareness of the concern about the impact of carbonated beverage consumption on children's health...
  10. doi request reprint Depression and percent body fat in American women, ages 39-49
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Care Women Int 32:99-110. 2011
    ..My findings may aid health and mental health care providers in the management and treatment of patients seen in settings with limited resources...
  11. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptoms and psychological distress in women with and without tubal sterilization
    Grace Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:403-13. 2004
    ..24, 95% CI = 0.90-5.60). The menopausal and psychological symptoms of women with tubal sterilization should be taken seriously and treated appropriately...
  12. ncbi request reprint Underweight, smoking, exercise and mortality in women
    G Wyshak
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:65-8. 2007
    ..The main purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between being underweight (BMI < 19), as well as behavioral practices and medical conditions, and mortality in women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial training in U.S. internal medicine and family practice residency programs
    E H Gaufberg
    The Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Acad Med 76:738-42. 2001
    ..This study investigated the psychosocial training internal medicine and family practice residents receive in U.S. programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adverse birth outcomes among native-born and immigrant women: replicating national evidence regarding Mexicans at the local level
    A Cervantes
    Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, A C, Division de Economia, Lomas de Santa Fe, Mexico, D F
    Matern Child Health J 3:99-109. 1999
    ..S.) born women of Mexican origin, non-Hispanic White and Black women, and Puerto Rican Women...
  15. doi request reprint Yoga ameliorates performance anxiety and mood disturbance in young professional musicians
    Sat Bir S Khalsa
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 34:279-89. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that yoga and meditation techniques can reduce performance anxiety and mood disturbance in young professional musicians...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physical well-being and school enrollment: a comparison of adopted and biological children in one-child families in China
    Jihong Liu
    Oregon Office of Family Health, 800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 370, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:609-23. 2004
    ..These results suggest that adopted children were as healthy and well-fed as biological children, but adopted children aged 7-14 years were less likely to be enrolled in school than biological children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Family background and genius
    Albert Rothenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 49:185-91. 2004
    ..However, the early and still-influential statistical studies of Frances Galton on the inheritance of genius have neither been supported nor definitively refuted. This study empirically assesses the hereditary transmission hypothesis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Women's college physical activity and self-reports of physician-diagnosed depression and of current symptoms of psychiatric distress
    G Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachesetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:363-70. 2001
    ..The findings support the Surgeon General's promotion of the health benefits of physical activity...
  19. pmc Breast cancer among former college athletes compared to non-athletes: a 15-year follow-up
    G Wyshak
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 82:726-30. 2000
    ..These results confirm our earlier findings and the findings of other investigators...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary infertility in China: in-depth analysis of infertility differentials in three minority province/autonomous regions
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 37:55-74. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Hypochondriacal patients, their physicians, and their medical care
    A J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Gen Intern Med 6:413-9. 1991
    ..In addition, the presence of DSM-III-R hypochondriasis impairs the physician's accuracy in assessing the levels of the patient's anxiety and depression...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting adoption in China, 1950-87
    Jihong Liu
    Office of Family Health, Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 58:21-36. 2004
    ..Women who had experienced the death of a child were more likely to adopt than those who had not. Women with children may have used adoption as a strategy to circumvent the strict family planning policies...