Julie A Leis
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Associations between maternal mental health and child emotional and behavioral problems: does prenatal mental health matter?Julie A Leis
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:161-71. 2014..These findings highlight the need for additional clinical and research attention to the prenatal period and to both maternal depression and anxiety. ..
- A systematic review of home-based interventions to prevent and treat postpartum depressionJulie A Leis
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 12:3-13. 2009..These include identification of mediators and moderators of intervention efficacy, exploring strategies for prevention of PPD, and targeting high-risk groups...
- Intergenerational transmission of psychopathology: minor versus major parental depressionJulie A Leis
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:356-61. 2010..These findings suggest that parental depressive symptoms that do not meet major depressive disorder criteria may nevertheless have significant adverse associations with offspring mental health...
- Impact of a preventive intervention for perinatal depression on mood regulation, social support, and copingTamar Mendelson
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 16:211-8. 2013..Assessment of intervention effects on proximal outcomes is beneficial for understanding how interventions may enhance protective factors relevant to successful long-term outcomes...
- Associations between depressive and anxious symptoms and prenatal alcohol useJulie A Leis
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:1304-11. 2012..Further research into the impact of symptoms of depression and anxiety on binge drinking during pregnancy is needed as this could represent an opportunity for public health intervention...
- Preventing perinatal depression in low-income home visiting clients: a randomized controlled trialS Darius Tandon
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 79:707-12. 2011..To assess the efficacy of a 6-week cognitive-behavioral intervention in preventing the onset of perinatal depression and reducing depressive symptoms among low-income women in home visitation programs...
- Perceptions of mental health services among low-income, perinatal African-American womenJulie A Leis
Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Womens Health Issues 21:314-9. 2011..The objective of this qualitative study was to explore perceptions of mental health services as a barrier to service use among low-income, urban, perinatal African-American clients of home visiting programs...