Joyce T Bromberger

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Role stress, role reward, and mental health in a multiethnic sample of midlife women: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Teresa Lanza di Scalea
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:481-9. 2012
  3. 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
  4. pmc Psychosocial features associated with lifetime comorbidity of major depression and anxiety disorders among a community sample of mid-life women: the SWAN mental health study
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:1050-7. 2012
  5. pmc Sleep is associated with the metabolic syndrome in a multi-ethnic cohort of midlife women: the SWAN Sleep Study
    Martica H Hall
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 35:783-90. 2012
  6. 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
  7. pmc Negative affect and vasomotor symptoms in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Daily Hormone Study
    Carolyn J Gibson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 18:1270-7. 2011
  8. 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
  9. pmc Progression rates of carotid intima-media thickness and adventitial diameter during the menopausal transition
    Samar R El Khoudary
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA15213, USA
    Menopause 20:8-14. 2013
  10. pmc Trajectory clustering of estradiol and follicle-stimulating hormone during the menopausal transition among women in the Study of Women's Health across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ping G Tepper
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:2872-80. 2012

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Publications49

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Role stress, role reward, and mental health in a multiethnic sample of midlife women: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Teresa Lanza di Scalea
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:481-9. 2012
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Psychosocial features associated with lifetime comorbidity of major depression and anxiety disorders among a community sample of mid-life women: the SWAN mental health study
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:1050-7. 2012
    ..This report evaluates clinical, psychological, social, and stress-related characteristics associated with a lifetime history of MDD and anxiety...
  5. pmc Sleep is associated with the metabolic syndrome in a multi-ethnic cohort of midlife women: the SWAN Sleep Study
    Martica H Hall
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 35:783-90. 2012
    ..We evaluated associations among subjective and objective measures of sleep and the metabolic syndrome in a multi-ethnic sample of midlife women...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Negative affect and vasomotor symptoms in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Daily Hormone Study
    Carolyn J Gibson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 18:1270-7. 2011
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Progression rates of carotid intima-media thickness and adventitial diameter during the menopausal transition
    Samar R El Khoudary
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA15213, USA
    Menopause 20:8-14. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to assess whether the levels and progression rates of carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and adventitial diameter (AD) vary by menopausal stage...
  10. pmc Trajectory clustering of estradiol and follicle-stimulating hormone during the menopausal transition among women in the Study of Women's Health across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ping G Tepper
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:2872-80. 2012
    ..Variability in the pattern of change in estradiol (E2) and FSH levels over the menopause transition has not been well defined...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Assessment of functioning in new mothers
    Jennifer L Barkin
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1493-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aims of this analysis are to (1) present a new, patient-centered definition of maternal functional status and (2) evaluate select maternal assessments against this definition...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Mood symptoms after natural menopause and hysterectomy with and without bilateral oophorectomy among women in midlife
    Carolyn J Gibson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:935-41. 2012
    ..To examine whether mood symptoms increased more for women in the years after hysterectomy with or without bilateral oophorectomy relative to natural menopause...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. pmc Endogenous sex hormones impact the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in women during the menopausal transition
    Samar R El Khoudary
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 225:180-6. 2012
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc A 24-hour approach to the study of health behaviors: temporal relationships between waking health behaviors and sleep
    Leah A Irish
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Room E 1131, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 47:189-97. 2014
    ..Although sleep is often associated with waking health behaviors (WHB) such as alcohol consumption, caffeine use, smoking, and exercise, the causal direction of these relationships is unclear...
  24. pmc The effect of age on clinical outcomes and health status BARI 2D (Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation in Type 2 Diabetes)
    Sheng Chia Chung
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:810-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which effectiveness of cardiac and diabetes treatment strategies varies by patient age...
  25. pmc Sleep and risk for high blood pressure and hypertension in midlife women: the SWAN (Study of Women's Health Across the Nation) Sleep Study
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, United States Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, United States Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, United States Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:203-8. 2014
    ..Inadequate self-reported sleep is related to high blood pressure (BP). Our study investigated cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between poor sleep measured by in-home polysomnography (PSG) and BP...
  26. pmc Consistently high sports/exercise activity is associated with better sleep quality, continuity and depth in midlife women: the SWAN sleep study
    Christopher E Kline
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sleep 36:1279-88. 2013
    ..To examine relationships between different physical activity (PA) domains and sleep, and the influence of consistent PA on sleep, in midlife women...
  27. pmc Childhood physical abuse is associated with incident metabolic syndrome in mid-life women
    Aimee J Midei
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Health Psychol 32:121-7. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine whether childhood abuse predicted incident metabolic syndrome, a precursor to heart disease, in midlife women...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Negative attitudes and affect do not predict elective hysterectomy: a prospective analysis from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Carolyn J Gibson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 18:499-507. 2011
    ..Using prospective data, we examined the associations of negative affect, attitudes toward aging and menopause, premenstrual symptoms, and vasomotor symptoms with elective hysterectomy in midlife...
  30. 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)...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. pmc Child abuse is related to inflammation in mid-life women: role of obesity
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, USA Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, USA Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 36:29-34. 2014
    ..This study examined whether childhood abuse predicted elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and whether the association was due to body size...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Development of the Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning
    Jennifer L Barkin
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:2239-46. 2010
    ..This necessitated the development of the Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning (BIMF), which was designed to measure functioning in the year after childbirth...
  41. pmc Body mass index and health status in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes Trial (BARI 2D)
    Sheng Chia Chung
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am Heart J 162:184-92.e3. 2011
    ..The longitudinal association between obesity, weight variability, and health status outcomes is important for patients with coronary disease and diabetes...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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
    ....
  47. 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...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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...