Elizabeth A Lawson

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Postprandial oxytocin secretion is associated with severity of anxiety and depressive symptoms in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e451-7. 2013
  2. pmc Nocturnal oxytocin secretion is lower in amenorrheic athletes than nonathletes and associated with bone microarchitecture and finite element analysis parameters
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:457-64. 2013
  3. pmc Plasma sodium level is associated with bone loss severity in women with anorexia nervosa: a cross-sectional study
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:e1379-83. 2012
  4. pmc Oxytocin secretion is associated with severity of disordered eating psychopathology and insular cortex hypoactivation in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E1898-908. 2012
  5. pmc Leptin levels are associated with decreased depressive symptoms in women across the weight spectrum, independent of body fat
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:520-5. 2012
  6. pmc Appetite-regulating hormones cortisol and peptide YY are associated with disordered eating psychopathology, independent of body mass index
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:253-61. 2011
  7. pmc Hypercortisolemia is associated with severity of bone loss and depression in hypothalamic amenorrhea and anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4710-6. 2009
  8. pmc Hormone predictors of abnormal bone microarchitecture in women with anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bone 46:458-63. 2010
  9. pmc Decreased nocturnal oxytocin levels in anorexia nervosa are associated with low bone mineral density and fat mass
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1546-51. 2011
  10. pmc Increased hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal drive is associated with decreased appetite and hypoactivation of food-motivation neurocircuitry in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Bulfinch 457 D, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:639-47. 2013

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  1. pmc Postprandial oxytocin secretion is associated with severity of anxiety and depressive symptoms in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e451-7. 2013
    ..A meal may represent a significant source of stress in patients with disordered eating. We therefore investigated the association between postprandial oxytocin secretion and symptoms of anxiety and depression in anorexia nervosa...
  2. pmc Nocturnal oxytocin secretion is lower in amenorrheic athletes than nonathletes and associated with bone microarchitecture and finite element analysis parameters
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:457-64. 2013
    ..We therefore investigated oxytocin secretion and its association with bone microarchitecture and strength in young female athletes...
  3. pmc Plasma sodium level is associated with bone loss severity in women with anorexia nervosa: a cross-sectional study
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:e1379-83. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that women with anorexia nervosa and relatively low plasma sodium levels would have lower bone mineral density (BMD) than those with higher plasma sodium levels...
  4. pmc Oxytocin secretion is associated with severity of disordered eating psychopathology and insular cortex hypoactivation in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E1898-908. 2012
    ..The relationships between oxytocin, food-motivation neurocircuitry, and disordered eating psychopathology have not been investigated in humans...
  5. pmc Leptin levels are associated with decreased depressive symptoms in women across the weight spectrum, independent of body fat
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:520-5. 2012
    ..We investigated the relationship between leptin and ghrelin levels and symptoms of depression, anxiety and perceived stress in women across the weight spectrum...
  6. pmc Appetite-regulating hormones cortisol and peptide YY are associated with disordered eating psychopathology, independent of body mass index
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:253-61. 2011
    ..We therefore studied the relationship between orexigenic and anorexigenic hormones and disordered eating psychopathology in women across a range of weights...
  7. pmc Hypercortisolemia is associated with severity of bone loss and depression in hypothalamic amenorrhea and anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4710-6. 2009
    ..Significant hypercortisolemia, as in Cushing's disease, causes bone loss. It is unknown whether anxiety and depression and/or cortisol dysregulation contribute to low bone density in AN or HA...
  8. pmc Hormone predictors of abnormal bone microarchitecture in women with anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bone 46:458-63. 2010
    ..We concluded that bone microarchitecture is abnormal in women with AN. Endogenous IGF-I, leptin, and androgen levels predict bone microarchitecture independent of BMI...
  9. pmc Decreased nocturnal oxytocin levels in anorexia nervosa are associated with low bone mineral density and fat mass
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1546-51. 2011
    ..Our objective was to investigate the relationship between oxytocin levels, bone mineral density, and body composition in women with anorexia nervosa...
  10. pmc Increased hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal drive is associated with decreased appetite and hypoactivation of food-motivation neurocircuitry in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Bulfinch 457 D, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:639-47. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship between HPA activity, appetite, and food-motivation neurocircuitry hypoactivation in AN...
  11. pmc Effects of recombinant human growth hormone in anorexia nervosa: a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Pouneh K Fazeli
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4889-97. 2010
    ..The effects of supraphysiological recombinant human GH (rhGH) on GH resistance in AN are not currently known...
  12. pmc Peptide YY (PYY) levels and bone mineral density (BMD) in women with anorexia nervosa
    Andrea L Utz
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bone 43:135-9. 2008
    ..Y2 receptor knockout mice have increased bone mineral density (BMD) and thus PYY may play a role in regulating bone mass. We hypothesized that PYY levels would be inversely associated with BMD in women with AN...
  13. pmc Effects of risedronate and low-dose transdermal testosterone on bone mineral density in women with anorexia nervosa: a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Karen K Miller
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2081-8. 2011
    ..Estrogen administration has not been shown to prevent bone loss in this population, and to date, there are no approved, effective therapies for this comorbidity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Androgen deficiency: association with increased anxiety and depression symptom severity in anorexia nervosa
    Karen K Miller
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:959-65. 2007
    ..Because androgens are known to affect mood and behavior, we hypothesized that low endogenous androgen production in anorexia nervosa would predict anxiety and depression severity...
  15. pmc Reduced amylin levels are associated with low bone mineral density in women with anorexia nervosa
    Monica H Wojcik
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bone 46:796-800. 2010
    ..Peptide hormones, including amylin, GIP, and GLP2, are released immediately after nutrient intake and may be involved in the regulation of bone turnover...
  16. pmc Hormonal and nutritional effects on cardiovascular risk markers in young women
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3089-94. 2007
    ..Moreover, oral estrogens, known to increase hsCRP in other populations, are commonly prescribed in AN. To date, hsCRP levels and their physiological determinants have not been reported in women with AN...
  17. pmc Food motivation circuitry hypoactivation related to hedonic and nonhedonic aspects of hunger and satiety in women with active anorexia nervosa and weight-restored women with anorexia nervosa
    Laura M Holsen
    Division of Women s Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:322-32. 2012
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  18. pmc Psychotropic medication use in anorexia nervosa between 1997 and 2009
    Pouneh K Fazeli
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:970-6. 2012
    ..Despite a lack of data demonstrating benefit, psychotropic medications are frequently prescribed for patients with anorexia nervosa...
  19. pmc Determinants of skeletal loss and recovery in anorexia nervosa
    Karen K Miller
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Bulfinch 457B, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2931-7. 2006
    ..Anorexia nervosa (AN) is complicated by severe bone loss. The effects of persistent undernutrition and consequent neuroendocrine dysfunction on bone mass and the factors influencing skeletal recovery have not been well characterized...
  20. pmc Plasma oxytocin immunoreactive products and response to trust in patients with social anxiety disorder
    Elizabeth A Hoge
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:924-30. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Endocrine abnormalities in anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 4:407-14. 2008
    ..Although AN is increasingly prevalent among boys and men, the disorder predominantly affects girls and women who are, therefore, the focus of this Review...
  22. doi request reprint Hypoglycemia from IGF2 overexpression associated with activation of fetal promoters and loss of imprinting in a metastatic hemangiopericytoma
    Elizabeth A Lawson
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2226-31. 2009
    ..The mechanism of IGF2 overexpression in non-islet-cell tumor hypoglycemia is not understood...
  23. doi request reprint Gender effects on cardiac valvular function in hyperprolactinaemic patients receiving cabergoline: a retrospective study
    Lisa B Nachtigall
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:53-8. 2010
    ..Ergot-derived dopamine agonists are associated with increased risk of valvular dysfunction in Parkinson's disease. The risk of valvular disease associated with lower doses of cabergoline used to treat prolactinomas remains controversial...