J T Bromberger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does risk for anxiety increase during the menopausal transition? Study of women's health across the nation
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Menopause 20:488-95. 2013
  2. pmc Association of past and recent major depression and menstrual characteristics in midlife: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 19:959-66. 2012
  3. pmc Mood and menopause: findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) over 10 years
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Departments of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:609-25. 2011
  4. pmc Major depression during and after the menopausal transition: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    J T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 41:1879-88. 2011
  5. pmc Longitudinal change in reproductive hormones and depressive symptoms across the menopausal transition: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Joyce T Bromberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:598-607. 2010
  6. pmc Longitudinal associations between depression and functioning in midlife women
    Joyce T Bromberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Maturitas 64:145-59. 2009
  7. pmc Predictors of first lifetime episodes of major depression in midlife women
    J T Bromberger
    Departments of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychol Med 39:55-64. 2009
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. MENOPAUSAL TRANSITION, MENTAL HEALTH AND ETHNICITY
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. MENOPAUSAL TRANSITION, MENTAL HEALTH AND ETHNICITY
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2000
  5. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce T Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Does risk for anxiety increase during the menopausal transition? Study of women's health across the nation
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Menopause 20:488-95. 2013
    ..We examined anxiety as a cluster of four symptoms and determined the association between menopausal stage and high anxiety during 10 years of follow-up of 2,956 women of multiple race/ethnicities...
  2. pmc Association of past and recent major depression and menstrual characteristics in midlife: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 19:959-66. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of a history of major depression (MD) with menstrual problems in a multiethnic sample of midlife women...
  3. pmc Mood and menopause: findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) over 10 years
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Departments of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:609-25. 2011
    ..We found that risk for high depressive symptoms and disorder is greater during and possibly after the menopausal transition. Other factors contribute to risk for depression...
  4. pmc Major depression during and after the menopausal transition: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    J T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 41:1879-88. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Longitudinal change in reproductive hormones and depressive symptoms across the menopausal transition: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Joyce T Bromberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:598-607. 2010
    ..Results from clinical and epidemiological studies have been inconsistent. It remains unclear whether alterations in serum hormone levels across the menopausal transition are linked to depressive symptoms...
  6. pmc Longitudinal associations between depression and functioning in midlife women
    Joyce T Bromberger
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Maturitas 64:145-59. 2009
    ..None of them directly examined potential moderators or mediators of the relationship between depression and impaired functioning...
  7. pmc Predictors of first lifetime episodes of major depression in midlife women
    J T Bromberger
    Departments of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychol Med 39:55-64. 2009
    ..It is not known whether health-related factors and life stress pose more or less of a risk to the onset of clinical depression than does the menopausal transition...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Psychologic distress and natural menopause: a multiethnic community study
    J T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1435-42. 2001
    ..This study examined the association between psychologic distress and natural menopause in a community sample of African American, White, Chinese, Hispanic, and Japanese women participating in a national women's health study...
  12. pmc Sex steroid hormone profiles are related to sleep measures from polysomnography and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index
    Mary Fran Sowers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Sleep 31:1339-49. 2008
    ..To relate reproductive hormones (and the preceding 7-year rates of their change) to objectively and subjectively assessed sleep measures, independent of age, vasomotor symptom frequency, depressive symptoms, and body size...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lifetime history of depression and carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged women
    Deborah J Jones
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:153-60. 2003
    ..We determined the association between lifetime history of major depression and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does the menopausal transition affect health-related quality of life?
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Med 118:25-36. 2005
    ..There is a clear need for understanding the effects of the menopause beyond the domain of symptoms and to consider whether some domains of HRQOL may improve...
  15. pmc Are inflammatory and coagulation biomarkers related to sleep characteristics in mid-life women?: Study of Women's Health across the Nation sleep study
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 33:1649-55. 2010
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  16. pmc Recurrent major depression predicts progression of coronary calcification in healthy women: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:742-7. 2010
    ..It is less clear whether depression is related to the progression of atherosclerosis before the onset of CHD events...
  17. pmc Marital/cohabitation status and history in relation to sleep in midlife women
    Wendy M Troxel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 33:973-81. 2010
    ..To examine whether current and/or history of marital/cohabitation status are associated with sleep, independent of demographic and general health risk factors...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Childhood abuse is associated with adiposity in midlife women: possible pathways through trait anger and reproductive hormones
    Aimee J Midei
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:215-23. 2010
    ..To examine the association between childhood abuse/neglect and central adiposity and obesity in a sample of 311 women (n = 106 black, 205 white) from the Pittsburgh site of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)...
  20. pmc Are there bi-directional associations between depressive symptoms and C-reactive protein in mid-life women?
    Karen A Matthews
    University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:96-101. 2010
    ..To test whether depressive symptoms are related to subsequent C-reactive protein (CRP) levels and/or whether CRP levels are related to subsequent depressive symptoms in mid-life women...
  21. pmc Race and financial strain are independent correlates of sleep in midlife women: the SWAN sleep study
    Martica H Hall
    Department of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 32:73-82. 2009
    ..To examine racial differences in sleep in a large cohort of midlife women and to evaluate whether indices of socioeconomic status (SES) are associated with racial differences in sleep...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Beyond frequency: who is most bothered by vasomotor symptoms?
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 15:841-7. 2008
    ..However, not all women with vasomotor symptoms, including frequent symptoms, are bothered by them. The primary aim was to identify correlates of vasomotor symptom bother beyond symptom frequency...
  24. doi request reprint The impact of hormone therapy on health-related quality of life: longitudinal results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Rachel Hess
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Menopause 15:422-8. 2008
    ..To determine the impact of hormone therapy (HT) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during the menopausal transition and to examine variation based on menopausal symptom status...
  25. ncbi request reprint The relation between perceived unfair treatment and blood pressure in a racially/ethnically diverse sample of women
    Charlotte Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:257-62. 2006
    ..Although racial/ethnic differences in blood pressure were evident, high levels of perceived unfair treatment were not a correlate of elevated blood pressure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and production of proinflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood mononuclear cells stimulated in vitro
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:229-37. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Discrimination and unfair treatment: relationship to cardiovascular reactivity among African American and European American women
    M Guyll
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Health Psychol 20:315-25. 2001
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  28. ncbi request reprint A psychosocial understanding of depression in women: for the primary care physician
    Joyce T Bromberger
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:198-206. 2004
    ..Information about the context of women's lives and an efficient and brief depression screen can help providers evaluate the presence, severity, and impact of depression in their patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress burden, discrimination, and subclinical carotid artery disease in African American and Caucasian women
    Wendy M Troxel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Health Psychol 22:300-9. 2003
    ..The results suggest that African Americans may be particularly vulnerable to the burden of chronic stress...
  30. doi request reprint Severity of interstitial cystitis symptoms and quality of life in female patients
    Samar R El Khoudary
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1361-8. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Coronary and aortic calcification in women with a history of major depression
    Patricia K Agatisa
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1229-36. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that middle-aged women with a history of recurrent major depression would show evidence of atherosclerosis...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint The relationship of longitudinal change in reproductive hormones and vasomotor symptoms during the menopausal transition
    John F Randolph
    L4228 Women s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6106-12. 2005
    ..Vasomotor symptoms are reported by 65-76% of women traversing the menopausal transition and are a primary reason for medical intervention during this life stage...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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
    ....

Research Grants11

  1. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Increasing knowledge of the risks for depression in aging women and the factors that protect them from depression can identify targets for intervention at the prevention as well as the acute treatment level. ..
  2. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Increasing knowledge of the risks for depression in aging women and the factors that protect them from depression can identify targets for intervention at the prevention as well as the acute treatment level. ..
  3. MENOPAUSAL TRANSITION, MENTAL HEALTH AND ETHNICITY
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By continuing to collect systematically psychiatric data in our cohort in conjunction with the continued collection of Core SWAN data, we have a unique opportunity to expand knowledge of women's mental health in midlife and beyond. ..
  4. MENOPAUSAL TRANSITION, MENTAL HEALTH AND ETHNICITY
    Joyce Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  5. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce T Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Increasing knowledge of the risks for depression in aging women and the factors that protect them from depression can identify targets for intervention at the prevention as well as the acute treatment level. ..