Carmen Radecki Breitkopf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Attitudes, beliefs and behaviors surrounding organ donation among Hispanic women
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 14:191-5. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of weight loss behaviors among low-income African-American, Caucasian, and Latina women
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:231-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The theoretical basis of stigma as applied to genital herpes
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Herpes 11:4-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 3 108 John Sealy Annex, Route 0587, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 27:157-62. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological and sociocultural perspectives on follow-up of abnormal Papanicolaou results
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1347-54. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine decision-making in Da Nang, Vietnam: perceived spousal and adolescent-parent concordance
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Vaccine 27:2367-71. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Poor knowledge regarding the Pap test among low-income women undergoing routine screening
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:78-84. 2005
  8. pmc A theory-based approach to understanding follow-up of abnormal Pap tests
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:361-71. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic, behavioral, and physical correlates of body esteem among low-income female adolescents
    Ilyse S Kornblau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:566-70. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of mothers in Da Nang, Vietnam toward a human papillomavirus vaccine
    Tri A Dinh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:559-63. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Predicting Adherence to Follow up of Abnormal Pap Smears
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Intervention to Improve Follow-up of Abnormal Pap Test
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Intervention to Improve Follow-up of Abnormal Pap Test
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Intervention to Improve Follow-up of Abnormal Pap Test
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Attitudes, beliefs and behaviors surrounding organ donation among Hispanic women
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 14:191-5. 2009
    ..This review addresses psychological constructs that include the attitudes and beliefs that surround organ donation within Hispanic communities and highlights the importance of women in the domain of organ donation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of weight loss behaviors among low-income African-American, Caucasian, and Latina women
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:231-9. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of weight reduction behaviors among low-income women...
  3. ncbi request reprint The theoretical basis of stigma as applied to genital herpes
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Herpes 11:4-7. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 3 108 John Sealy Annex, Route 0587, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 27:157-62. 2006
    ..Comparatively low anxiety and depressive symptoms were observed among women who were 2-8 weeks postpartum. Anxiety symptoms that occur postpartum may not appear until later in the postpartum period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological and sociocultural perspectives on follow-up of abnormal Papanicolaou results
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1347-54. 2004
    ..To understand women's motivation to attend follow-up of an abnormal Papanicolaou (Pap) test by applying a general theoretical framework for voluntary behavior...
  6. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine decision-making in Da Nang, Vietnam: perceived spousal and adolescent-parent concordance
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Vaccine 27:2367-71. 2009
    ..Decisions regarding HPV vaccination will likely be made jointly by parents and adolescents. Educating fathers about HPV vaccination may be important...
  7. ncbi request reprint Poor knowledge regarding the Pap test among low-income women undergoing routine screening
    Carmen Radecki Breitkopf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:78-84. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc A theory-based approach to understanding follow-up of abnormal Pap tests
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:361-71. 2009
    ..Beliefs, affect and attitudes differed by race and ethnicity (all p < .05). Attendance at follow-up was related to attitude and self-concept (both p < .05). Results have implications for theory development and patient education...
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic, behavioral, and physical correlates of body esteem among low-income female adolescents
    Ilyse S Kornblau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:566-70. 2007
    ..To examine demographic, behavioral, and physical correlates of body esteem among female adolescents of lower socioeconomic background...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of mothers in Da Nang, Vietnam toward a human papillomavirus vaccine
    Tri A Dinh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:559-63. 2007
    ..To describe attitudes and acceptability toward a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among mothers in Da Nang, Vietnam and examine factors that may influence HPV vaccine uptake...
  11. pmc The influence of cultural adaptation and sexual risk behaviors on cervical cytology in a Hispanic population
    Kristy K Ward
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:549.e1-7. 2010
    ..To determine whether the level of cultural adaptation (acculturation) of Hispanic women is associated with increased sexual risk behaviors and cervical cytological abnormalities...
  12. pmc Contribution of fat-free mass and fat mass to bone mineral density among reproductive-aged women of white, black, and Hispanic race/ethnicity
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    J Clin Densitom 12:200-6. 2009
    ..043) than Hispanics, whereas the effect of FM on spinal BMD was less (p<0.047). Both FM and FFM are important contributors to bone density although the balance of importance is slightly different between BMD and BMAD...
  13. pmc Effects of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and 20-microgram oral contraceptives on bone mineral density
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:788-99. 2008
    ..However, racial differences and the reversibility of these changes are poorly understood. This study measured bone mineral density changes during hormonal contraceptive use and after discontinuation in a triethnic population...
  14. pmc Passive smoke exposure and abnormal cervical cytology in a predominantly Hispanic population
    Kristy K Ward
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:213.e1-6. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between passive cigarette smoke exposure and cervical cytological abnormalities in a predominantly Hispanic sample...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterns and perceptions of ecstasy use among young, low-income women
    Zhao Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, United States
    Addict Behav 31:676-85. 2006
    ..Fewer ecstasy users strongly disapproved of adult drug use than users of other illicit drugs. Future interventional efforts should target young, low-income women to prevent future experimentation with illicit drugs...
  16. pmc Physiologic and psychologic symptoms associated with use of injectable contraception and 20 microg oral contraceptive pills
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:351.e1-12. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Association of race, body fat and season with vitamin D status among young women: a cross-sectional study
    Kevin McKinney
    Department Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77550 0587, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:535-41. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide an estimate of vitamin D status in young women residing in south-east Texas and to determine factors that predict 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) concentration...
  18. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of health care providers' sexual violence screening practices
    Heather L Littleton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:564.e1-5; discussion 564.e5-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether health care providers (HCPs) screen women and provide them with information about sexual violence and how women receive this information...
  19. pmc Sexual and physical abuse history and adult sexual risk behaviors: relationships among women and potential mediators
    Heather Littleton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:757-68. 2007
    ..Additionally, this study evaluated binge drinking and depressive symptomatology as potential mediators of any relationships between abuse history and sexual risk behaviors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reproductive correlates of depressive symptoms among low-income minority women
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1310-7. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of depressive symptoms among women of reproductive age attending family planning clinics across southeast Texas in addition to demographic and reproductive characteristics associated with these symptoms...
  21. pmc Racial differences in body fat distribution among reproductive-aged women
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX 77555 0587, USA
    Metabolism 58:1329-37. 2009
    ..These findings raise questions regarding universally applied BMI-based guidelines for obesity and have implications for patient education regarding individual risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic complications...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pelvic Organ Support Study (POSST) and bowel symptoms: straining at stool is associated with perineal and anterior vaginal descent in a general gynecologic population
    Margie A Kahn
    Division of Benign Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1516-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of constipation symptoms and anal incontinence with vaginal wall and pelvic organ descent in a general gynecologic population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with care among low-income female outpatients
    Ruby Navarro Rubio
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Psychol Health Med 12:334-45. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between source of sexual information and sexual behavior among female adolescents
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 77555 0587, USA
    Contraception 73:274-8. 2006
    ..The relationship between the source of sexual information and adolescent sexual behavior is not well understood...
  25. pmc Optical coherence tomography compared with colposcopy for assessment of vaginal epithelial damage: a randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen L Vincent
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1156, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1354-61. 2011
    ..This randomized, double-blinded, clinical study compared optical coherence tomography to colposcopy for the evaluation of epithelial injury in women using placebo or nonoxynol-9...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of hormonal contraception on bone mineral density after 24 months of use
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:899-906. 2004
    ..To measure the effect of 24 months of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate use on bone mineral density compared with oral contraception (pills) and nonhormonal contraception...
  27. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with surveying medical student depression: the importance of anonymity
    Ruth E Levine
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Rebecca Sealy Room 6 220, Galveston, TX 77555 0193, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 27:12-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate students' attitudes and concerns regarding potential repercussions of completing the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)...

Research Grants5

  1. Predicting Adherence to Follow up of Abnormal Pap Smears
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By informing both clinicians and researchers who are involved with cervical cancer prevention, this research will ultimately reduce the morbidity and mortality due to this disease. ..
  2. Intervention to Improve Follow-up of Abnormal Pap Test
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If the proposed intervention is supported by the data, it will significantly increase adherence to follow-up recommendations and consequently decrease the number of women who develop invasive cervical cancer. ..
  3. Intervention to Improve Follow-up of Abnormal Pap Test
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If the proposed intervention is supported by the data, it will significantly increase adherence to follow-up recommendations and consequently decrease the number of women who develop invasive cervical cancer. ..
  4. Intervention to Improve Follow-up of Abnormal Pap Test
    CARMEN RADECKI BREITKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If the proposed intervention is supported by the data, it will significantly increase adherence to follow-up recommendations and consequently decrease the number of women who develop invasive cervical cancer. ..