Charlotte Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Primary care patients' personal illness models for depression: relationship to coping behavior and functional disability
    Charlotte Brown
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:492-500. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint How can you improve antidepressant adherence?
    Charlotte Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:356-63. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about antidepressant medications in primary care patients: relationship to self-reported adherence
    Charlotte Brown
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:1203-7. 2005
  5. 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
  6. pmc Barriers to treatment and culturally endorsed coping strategies among depressed African-American older adults
    Kyaien O Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:971-83. 2010
  7. pmc Differences in treatment attitudes between depressed African-American and Caucasian veterans in primary care
    John Kasckow
    Behavioral Health Division, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:426-9. 2011
  8. 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
  9. pmc Mental health treatment seeking among older adults with depression: the impact of stigma and race
    Kyaien O Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:531-43. 2010
  10. pmc Developing a community-academic partnership to improve recognition and treatment of depression in underserved African American and white elders
    Deborah Dobransky-Fasiska
    Research Network Develop Core, The Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:953-64. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications23

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Primary care patients' personal illness models for depression: relationship to coping behavior and functional disability
    Charlotte Brown
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:492-500. 2007
    ..The intercorrelations of illness beliefs and the mediational effects of coping behavior on these beliefs were also evaluated. Moderating effects of coping behaviors were explored...
  3. ncbi request reprint How can you improve antidepressant adherence?
    Charlotte Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:356-63. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about antidepressant medications in primary care patients: relationship to self-reported adherence
    Charlotte Brown
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:1203-7. 2005
    ..Given that beliefs about medications may influence adherence to antidepressants, we examined beliefs about medications in relation to antidepressant adherence in a primary care sample...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Barriers to treatment and culturally endorsed coping strategies among depressed African-American older adults
    Kyaien O Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:971-83. 2010
    ..In addition, we examined how coping strategies are utilized by African-American elders who choose not to seek professional mental health services...
  7. pmc Differences in treatment attitudes between depressed African-American and Caucasian veterans in primary care
    John Kasckow
    Behavioral Health Division, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:426-9. 2011
    ....
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc Mental health treatment seeking among older adults with depression: the impact of stigma and race
    Kyaien O Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:531-43. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Developing a community-academic partnership to improve recognition and treatment of depression in underserved African American and white elders
    Deborah Dobransky-Fasiska
    Research Network Develop Core, The Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:953-64. 2009
    ..The authors describe the process and challenges of developing a community/academic research partnership to address these disparities...
  11. pmc Public-academic partnerships: improving depression care for disadvantaged adults by partnering with non-mental health agencies
    Deborah Dobransky-Fasiska
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:110-2. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc Racial preferences for participation in a depression prevention trial involving problem-solving therapy
    John Kasckow
    Department of Behavioral Health, U S Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:722-4. 2010
    ..It also examined participants' problem-solving skills. Hypotheses stated that there would be no racial differences in consent rates and that social problem-solving coping skills would be lower among African Americans than Caucasians...
  13. pmc Childhood abuse or neglect is associated with increased vasomotor symptom reporting among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 15:16-22. 2008
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that women exposed to childhood abuse or neglect would have an increased likelihood of reporting hot flashes and night sweats during the menopausal transition...
  14. pmc Bipolar disorder center for Pennsylvanians: implementing an effectiveness trial to improve treatment for at-risk patients
    David J Kupfer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:888-97. 2009
    ..This report highlights the methods used to recruit, screen, and enroll a cohort of difficult-to-recruit individuals with bipolar disorder...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between beliefs about depression and coping strategies: gender differences
    Morgen A R Kelly
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:315-32. 2007
    ..We explored this relationship among depressed patients both across genders and in terms of gender differences...
  16. ncbi request reprint African-American participants in a bipolar disorder registry: clinical and treatment characteristics
    David J Kupfer
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:82-8. 2005
    ..The goal of this paper was to compare clinical characteristics and treatment history of African-American and Caucasian participants in a bipolar disorder registry...
  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. 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. pmc Preventing depression in later life: translation from concept to experimental design and implementation
    Roy Sriwattanakomen
    Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:460-8. 2008
    ..Special attention is given to the recruitment of African Americans because of well-documented inequalities in mental health services and depression treatment outcomes between races...
  20. doi request reprint Racial differences in attitudes toward professional mental health treatment: the mediating effect of stigma
    Kyaien O Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:695-712. 2009
    ..The partial mediation model was not significant for public stigma, however. Implications for social work research and practice are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic exposure to everyday discrimination and coronary artery calcification in African-American women: the SWAN Heart Study
    Tene T Lewis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Suite 470 Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:362-8. 2006
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that exposure to discrimination may be associated with atherosclerosis in African-American women, although research in this area focused on short-term rather than chronic exposure to discriminatory events...
  22. ncbi request reprint Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance consensus statement on the unmet needs in diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders in late life
    Dennis S Charney
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:664-72. 2003
    ..To review progress made during the past decade in late-life mood disorders and to identify areas of unmet need in health care delivery and research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improving the identification and control of hypertension
    Charlotte Brown
    Nurs Times 100:43. 2004

Research Grants4

  1. IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE SERVICES: PERSONAL ILLNESS MODELS
    Charlotte Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Subsequent studies will be designed to evaluate the effectiveness of such interventions in the primary care sector. ..
  2. IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE SERVICES: PERSONAL ILLNESS MODELS
    Charlotte Brown; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Subsequent studies will be designed to evaluate the effectiveness of such interventions in the primary care sector. ..
  3. IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE SERVICES: PERSONAL ILLNESS MODELS
    Charlotte Brown; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Subsequent studies will be designed to evaluate the effectiveness of such interventions in the primary care sector. ..
  4. IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE SERVICES: PERSONAL ILLNESS MODELS
    Charlotte Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Subsequent studies will be designed to evaluate the effectiveness of such interventions in the primary care sector. ..