Howard Kravitz

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning and sex steroid hormone gene polymorphisms in women at midlife
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 119:S94-S102. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of psychosocial and criminal factors associated with arrest in mentally ill female detainees
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Section on Psychiatry and Law, Department of Preventive Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Rush Medical College of Rush University, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:380-90. 2002
  3. pmc Relationships between menopausal and mood symptoms and EEG sleep measures in a multi-ethnic sample of middle-aged women: the SWAN sleep study
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry and 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sleep 34:1221-32. 2011
  4. pmc Sleep disturbance during the menopausal transition in a multi-ethnic community sample of women
    Howard M Kravitz
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Rush West Campus, 2150 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep 31:979-90. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid hormone gene polymorphisms and depressive symptoms in women at midlife
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 119:S87-93. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship of day-to-day reproductive hormone levels to sleep in midlife women
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2370-6. 2005
  7. pmc Sleep during the perimenopause: a SWAN story
    Howard M Kravitz
    Departments of Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 2150 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:567-86. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep difficulty in women at midlife: a community survey of sleep and the menopausal transition
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Menopause 10:19-28. 2003
  9. pmc Depressive symptoms are related to progression of coronary calcium in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Study
    Imke Janssen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1186-1191.e1. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistent mood symptoms in a multiethnic community cohort of pre- and perimenopausal women
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Departments of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:347-56. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Sleep During the Perimenopause in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort
    Howard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. SWAN Sleep Study II - Chicago (Rush) Site
    Howard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning and sex steroid hormone gene polymorphisms in women at midlife
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 119:S94-S102. 2006
    ..We conclude that selected genes involved in estrogen synthesis and metabolism may be associated with performance differences on cognitive function tests. Also, the relevant estrogen-related polymorphisms may vary by race/ethnicity...
  2. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of psychosocial and criminal factors associated with arrest in mentally ill female detainees
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Section on Psychiatry and Law, Department of Preventive Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Rush Medical College of Rush University, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:380-90. 2002
    ..Mentally ill women who are more functionally impaired may be at higher risk of being arrested and charged with committing more serious and more violent crimes than those with lesser impairment...
  3. pmc Relationships between menopausal and mood symptoms and EEG sleep measures in a multi-ethnic sample of middle-aged women: the SWAN sleep study
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry and 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sleep 34:1221-32. 2011
    ..Examine associations of vasomotor and mood symptoms with visually scored and computer-generated measures of EEG sleep...
  4. pmc Sleep disturbance during the menopausal transition in a multi-ethnic community sample of women
    Howard M Kravitz
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Rush West Campus, 2150 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep 31:979-90. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid hormone gene polymorphisms and depressive symptoms in women at midlife
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 119:S87-93. 2006
    ..13 to 51.82). These data provide evidence that selected genes involved in estrogen synthesis and metabolism increase the odds of more depressive symptoms in women who are premenopausal or perimenopausal...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship of day-to-day reproductive hormone levels to sleep in midlife women
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2370-6. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Sleep during the perimenopause: a SWAN story
    Howard M Kravitz
    Departments of Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 2150 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:567-86. 2011
    ..Analyses exploring racial/ethnic diversity and the role of hot flashes and mood disturbance in sleep-perimenopause associations are described. Implications for clinical practice are considered...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep difficulty in women at midlife: a community survey of sleep and the menopausal transition
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Menopause 10:19-28. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Depressive symptoms are related to progression of coronary calcium in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart Study
    Imke Janssen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1186-1191.e1. 2011
    ..This study examined whether depressive symptoms are associated with progression of coronary artery calcification (CAC) among women at midlife...
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistent mood symptoms in a multiethnic community cohort of pre- and perimenopausal women
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Departments of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:347-56. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that persistent mood symptoms and overall dysphoric mood are associated with the early perimenopause, particularly among women with lower educational attainment...
  11. pmc Whole-genome association study of bipolar disorder
    P Sklar
    Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 13:558-69. 2008
    ..Given the heritability of BP disorder, the lack of agreement between studies emphasizes that susceptibility alleles are likely to be modest in effect size and require even larger samples for detection...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle factors associated with premenstrual symptoms in a racially diverse community sample: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:641-56. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and selected correlates of eating disorder symptoms among a multiethnic community sample of midlife women
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:269-77. 2007
    ..There is little information about the symptoms of disordered eating or their association with psychological and physical parameters in midlife women...
  14. pmc Depressive symptoms during the menopausal transition: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    J Affect Disord 103:267-72. 2007
    ..This study examined the longitudinal relationship between changes in menopausal status and the risk of clinically relevant depressive symptoms and whether the relationship differed according to initial depressive symptom level...
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of depressive symptoms among middle-aged women: The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Joyce T Bromberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1378-85. 2004
    ..We examined racial/ethnic differences in significant depressive symptoms among middle-aged women before and after adjustment for socioeconomic, health-related, and psychosocial characteristics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain and menopausal status
    Sheila A Dugan
    Department of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:325-31. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, insulin resistance, and risk of diabetes in women at midlife
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren St, Suite 470, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2856-62. 2004
    ..To examine depression and 3-year change in insulin resistance and risk of diabetes and whether associations vary by race...
  18. ncbi request reprint History of depression and women's current health and functioning during midlife
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:200-8. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Premenstrual exacerbation of depressive disorders in a community-based sample in the United States
    Shirley Ann Hartlage
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Medical College, 1720 West Polk Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:698-706. 2004
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Research Grants7

  1. Sleep During the Perimenopause in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort
    Howard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..All sleep study data, as well as relevant data from the Core SWAN study, will be merged and analyzed by the Michigan site. The Chicago and UC David PIs will co-chair the Sleep Study Steering Committee. ..
  2. SWAN Sleep Study II - Chicago (Rush) Site
    Howard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results can inform primary prevention of adverse health outcomes due to the menopause-related sleep disturbances. ..