Carmen Giurgescu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of uncertainty, social support, and prenatal coping on the psychological well-being of high-risk pregnant women
    Carmen Giurgescu
    Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Res 55:356-65. 2006
  2. doi Relationships among neighborhood environment, racial discrimination, psychological distress, and preterm birth in African American women
    Carmen Giurgescu
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:E51-61. 2012
  3. doi Are maternal cortisol levels related to preterm birth?
    Carmen Giurgescu
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 38:377-90. 2009
  4. pmc Stressors, resources, and stress responses in pregnant African American women: a mixed-methods pilot study
    Carmen Giurgescu
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 27:81-96. 2013
  5. pmc Depressive symptoms in the second trimester relate to low oxytocin levels in African-American women: a pilot study
    LINDSEY GARFIELD
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 18:123-9. 2015
  6. doi Job strain and psychological distress among employed pregnant Thai women: role of social support and coping strategies
    Natthananporn Sanguanklin
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, M C 802, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:317-26. 2014

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Publications6

  1. ncbi Impact of uncertainty, social support, and prenatal coping on the psychological well-being of high-risk pregnant women
    Carmen Giurgescu
    Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Res 55:356-65. 2006
    ..The effects of uncertainty and social support on the psychological well-being of high-risk pregnant women may be influenced by their prenatal coping strategies...
  2. doi Relationships among neighborhood environment, racial discrimination, psychological distress, and preterm birth in African American women
    Carmen Giurgescu
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:E51-61. 2012
    ....
  3. doi Are maternal cortisol levels related to preterm birth?
    Carmen Giurgescu
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 38:377-90. 2009
    ..To examine the evidence related to the relationship between maternal cortisol levels and preterm birth...
  4. pmc Stressors, resources, and stress responses in pregnant African American women: a mixed-methods pilot study
    Carmen Giurgescu
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 27:81-96. 2013
    ..The findings demonstrate the importance of periodically assessing stress in African American women during pregnancy, particularly related to their support network as well as the positive supports they receive...
  5. pmc Depressive symptoms in the second trimester relate to low oxytocin levels in African-American women: a pilot study
    LINDSEY GARFIELD
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 18:123-9. 2015
    ..Further research is needed to understand the mechanisms between prenatal depressive symptoms, oxytocin, and birth weight in order to better understand this health disparity...
  6. doi Job strain and psychological distress among employed pregnant Thai women: role of social support and coping strategies
    Natthananporn Sanguanklin
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, M C 802, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:317-26. 2014
    ..Since perceived workplace and family support did not have moderating effects, stress management programs for decreasing the levels of job strain should be developed...

Research Grants1

  1. Race Related Stressors and Preterm Birth in African American Women
    Carmen Giurgescu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By understanding how neighborhood conditions and experiences of discrimination contribute to preterm birth, we can target programs and interventions that reduce the risk for preterm birth in African-American women. ..