Cynthia L Harden

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of levetiracetam on testosterone levels in male patients
    Cynthia L Harden
    Epilepsy Division, Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2348-51. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Epileptic disorders in pregnancy: an overview
    Cynthia L Harden
    Department ofNeurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:557-62. 2008
  3. doi request reprint A comparison of personality disorder characteristics of patients with nonepileptic psychogenic pseudoseizures with those of patients with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 14:481-3. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Management issues for women with epilepsy--focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): III. Vitamin K, folic acid, blood levels, and breast-feeding: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of
    Cynthia L Harden
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1247-55. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Management issues for women with epilepsy-Focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): I. Obstetrical complications and change in seizure frequency: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of
    Cynthia L Harden
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1229-36. 2009
  6. pmc Laterality and location influence catamenial seizure expression in women with partial epilepsy
    M Quigg
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurology 73:223-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Management issues for women with epilepsy-Focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): II. Teratogenesis and perinatal outcomes: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurolo
    Cynthia L Harden
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1237-46. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Epilepsy in older women
    Nitin K Sethi
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Menopause Int 14:85-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of seizure severity on quality of life in epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 11:208-11. 2007
  10. pmc Hormone replacement therapy: will it affect seizure control and AED levels?
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, United States
    Seizure 17:176-80. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Effect of levetiracetam on testosterone levels in male patients
    Cynthia L Harden
    Epilepsy Division, Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2348-51. 2010
    ..038, r = 0.734). These results suggest that levetiracetam increases testosterone levels and that an initial testosterone level may predict the magnitude of increase...
  2. doi request reprint Epileptic disorders in pregnancy: an overview
    Cynthia L Harden
    Department ofNeurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:557-62. 2008
    ..Much new information has now become available regarding outcomes of women with epilepsy (WWE) and pregnancy...
  3. doi request reprint A comparison of personality disorder characteristics of patients with nonepileptic psychogenic pseudoseizures with those of patients with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 14:481-3. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Management issues for women with epilepsy--focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): III. Vitamin K, folic acid, blood levels, and breast-feeding: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of
    Cynthia L Harden
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1247-55. 2009
    ..A paucity of evidence limited the strength of many recommendations...
  5. doi request reprint Management issues for women with epilepsy-Focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): I. Obstetrical complications and change in seizure frequency: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of
    Cynthia L Harden
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1229-36. 2009
    ..WWE who smoke should be counseled that they possibly have a substantially increased risk of premature contractions and premature labor and delivery...
  6. pmc Laterality and location influence catamenial seizure expression in women with partial epilepsy
    M Quigg
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurology 73:223-7. 2009
    ..The location and laterality of the epileptic lesion as well as patient age may affect periodicity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management issues for women with epilepsy-Focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): II. Teratogenesis and perinatal outcomes: Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurolo
    Cynthia L Harden
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1237-46. 2009
    ..If possible, avoidance of VPA and AED polytherapy throughout pregnancy should be considered and avoidance of PHT and PB throughout pregnancy may be considered to prevent reduced cognitive outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Epilepsy in older women
    Nitin K Sethi
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Menopause Int 14:85-7. 2008
    ..Altered antiepileptic drug pharmacokinetics with increasing age and the management of this vulnerable population is also discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of seizure severity on quality of life in epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 11:208-11. 2007
    ..037, R(2)=0.30). These findings indicate that severe and potentially injurious seizure behaviors contribute to anxiety and socially avoidant behavior for persons with intractable epilepsy...
  10. pmc Hormone replacement therapy: will it affect seizure control and AED levels?
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, United States
    Seizure 17:176-80. 2008
    ..Strategies for managing HRT in symptomatic postmenopausal WWE using estrogenic and progestogenic compounds that may be less likely to promote seizures are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in women with epilepsy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1447-51. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether adding HRT to the medication regimen of postmenopausal women with epilepsy was associated with an increase in seizure frequency...
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening for bone health in epilepsy
    Raj D Sheth
    Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Epilepsia 48:39-41. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and epilepsy--when you're managing both
    Nitin K Sethi
    Department of Neurology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Fam Pract 59:675-9. 2010
    ..When a patient with epilepsy is pregnant or planning for pregnancy, you face the challenge of balancing the benefits and teratogenic risks of her antiseizure medication. Here's help...
  14. doi request reprint Issues for mature women with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Department of Neurology, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 83:385-95. 2008
    ..Information about gender differences for AED use in the mature population is scant...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Semin Neurol 27:453-9. 2007
    ..The metabolism of both lamotrigine and oxcarbazepine is induced during pregnancy, and careful clinical monitoring and frequent level assessment are emerging as important for these AEDs...
  16. ncbi request reprint The co-morbidity of depression and epilepsy: epidemiology, etiology, and treatment
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th Street, Room k 615, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurology 59:S48-55. 2002
    ..Electroconvulsive therapy is not contraindicated for treatment-resistant or psychotic depression. Depression must be recognized, diagnosed, and adequately treated in patients with epilepsy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Menopause and bone density issues for women with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurology 61:S16-22. 2003
    ..This is probably related to an effect of seizures on hypothalamic function, although primary ovarian dysfunction may also be operative in this setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sexuality in men and women with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:13-8. 2006
    ..Psychosocial factors, including sexual anxiety and stigma associated with epilepsy, can also affect the sexual life of patients with epilepsy...
  19. doi request reprint Antiepileptic drug teratogenesis: what are the risks for congenital malformations and adverse cognitive outcomes?
    Cynthia L Harden
    Department of Neurology, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 83:205-13. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Optimizing therapy of seizures in women who use oral contraceptives
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurology 67:S56-8. 2006
    ..The placebo or pill-free week of the OC regimen may also be a period when clinical toxicity can occur. Even with the considerations discussed in this review, OCs are a reasonable contraceptive option for women with epilepsy taking AEDs...
  21. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction in women with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Room k 615, 525 East 68th Street, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, United States
    Seizure 17:131-5. 2008
    ..Strategies for modifying the contributors to sexual dysfunction in WWE will be discussed as well as the role of the neurologist in initiating management of this challenging comorbidity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sexuality in women with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:S2-6. 2005
    ..This review focuses on potential sexual problems that are faced by women with epilepsy, with the suggestion that proper treatment may alleviate these problems...
  23. doi request reprint Circalunar and ultralunar periodicities in women with partial seizures
    Mark Quigg
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1081-5. 2008
    ..In the present study, we determined seizure periodicity according to a "menstrual clock" provided by a common phase marker of the onset of menses...
  24. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic significance of video-EEG monitoring findings on pseudoseizure patients differs between neurologists and psychiatrists
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 44:453-6. 2003
    ..In an attempt to elucidate factors contributing to this poor outcome, we hypothesized that neurologists and psychiatrists differ in their views of the diagnosis and management of psychogenic pseudoseizure patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reaction to epilepsy in the workplace
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Epilepsia 45:1134-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of epilepsy that produce avoidant behavior in the workplace and therefore contribute to the actual stigma that persons with epilepsy are subjected to on the job...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mood disorders in patients with epilepsy: epidemiology and management
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    CNS Drugs 16:291-302. 2002
    ..Bupropion, clomipramine and maprotiline are associated with a greater risk of seizures compared with other antidepressants and consequently should be used with caution in the treatment of depression in patients with epilepsy...