Bernard L Harlow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hospitalization for postpartum psychotic and bipolar episodes in women with and without prior prepregnancy or prenatal psychiatric hospitalizations
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:42-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of oral contraceptive use on the risk of adult-onset vulvodynia
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:102-10. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of dietary oxalates on the risk of adult-onset vulvodynia
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:171-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk for new onset of depression during the menopausal transition: the Harvard study of moods and cycles
    Lee S Cohen
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:385-90. 2006
  5. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
  6. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Menstrual dysfunction prior to onset of psychiatric illness is reported more commonly by women with bipolar disorder than by women with unipolar depression and healthy controls
    Hadine Joffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:297-304. 2006
  8. pmc Disparate rates of new-onset depression during the menopausal transition in 2 community-based populations: real, or really wrong?
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1148-56. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse and risk of eating disorders in women
    Beth B Rayworth
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 15:271-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Early life menstrual characteristics and pregnancy experiences among women with and without major depression: the Harvard study of moods and cycles
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center at Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 79:167-76. 2004

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hospitalization for postpartum psychotic and bipolar episodes in women with and without prior prepregnancy or prenatal psychiatric hospitalizations
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:42-8. 2007
    ..Postpartum psychosis occurs in 1 to 2 cases per 1000 live births. Most studies have not distinguished postpartum psychosis from bipolar disorder or the proportion of the incidence attributable to prepregnancy psychiatric morbidity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of oral contraceptive use on the risk of adult-onset vulvodynia
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:102-10. 2008
    ..To examine the association of adult-onset vulvodynia with oral contraceptive use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of dietary oxalates on the risk of adult-onset vulvodynia
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:171-8. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between dietary oxalates and the development of vulvodynia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk for new onset of depression during the menopausal transition: the Harvard study of moods and cycles
    Lee S Cohen
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:385-90. 2006
    ..However, it is unclear whether this period is one of increased risk for major depressive disorder, particularly for women who have not had a previous episode of depression...
  5. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
    ..Tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption may influence risk of uterine leiomyomata via changes in ovarian function or hormone metabolism...
  6. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the risk of self-reported uterine leiomyomata in relation to body mass index (BMI), weight change, height, waist and hip circumferences, and waist-to-hip ratio in a large cohort of U.S black women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Menstrual dysfunction prior to onset of psychiatric illness is reported more commonly by women with bipolar disorder than by women with unipolar depression and healthy controls
    Hadine Joffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:297-304. 2006
    ..However, it is not always clear whether such abnormalities, reflecting disruption of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis, are caused by psychotropic treatments or associated with the disorder per se...
  8. pmc Disparate rates of new-onset depression during the menopausal transition in 2 community-based populations: real, or really wrong?
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1148-56. 2013
    ..We concluded that both types of selection bias were likely to have occurred in this study and could account for the observed difference in rates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse and risk of eating disorders in women
    Beth B Rayworth
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 15:271-8. 2004
    ..Eating disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders among women. Little is known about underlying causes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early life menstrual characteristics and pregnancy experiences among women with and without major depression: the Harvard study of moods and cycles
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center at Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 79:167-76. 2004
    ..Other than premenstrual dysphoria, few studies have examined the extent to which basic characteristics of the menstrual cycle and the occurrence of other reproductive landmarks impact on the risk of major depression...
  11. pmc Psychosocial predictors of the onset of anxiety disorders in women: results from a prospective 3-year longitudinal study
    Amanda W Calkins
    Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:1165-9. 2009
    ..These findings from a prospective longitudinal study are discussed in relation to the potential role of such predictors in primary or relapse prevention efforts...
  12. pmc Assessing the utility of methods for menopausal transition classification in a population-based cohort: the CARDIA Study
    Hilary K Whitham
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Maturitas 75:289-93. 2013
    ..The validity of these three novel methods of perimenopause classification were compared to three previously established classification methods...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between diabetes and perinatal depression among low-income mothers
    Katy Backes Kozhimannil
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusett, USA
    JAMA 301:842-7. 2009
    ..Perinatal depression affects at least 10% to 12% of new mothers, and diabetes complicates up to 9% of pregnancies. Prior research shows a higher rate of major depression among individuals with diabetes...
  14. pmc Prevalence of symptoms consistent with a diagnosis of vulvodynia: population-based estimates from 2 geographic regions
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:40.e1-8. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Co-morbid pain conditions and feelings of invalidation and isolation among women with vulvodynia
    Ruby H N Nguyen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 17:589-98. 2012
    ..Despite this, future studies should explore the utility of promoting validation of women's pain conditions and reducing social isolation for women with chronic pain...
  16. pmc The influence of depression and anxiety on risk of adult onset vulvodynia
    Maheruh Khandker
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1445-51. 2011
    ..These studies, however, have not effectively established temporal associations between diagnosed psychiatric disorders and vulvodynia...
  17. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of alcohol consumption and onset of perimenopause
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiology, Kresge Building, 9th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Maturitas 56:263-72. 2007
    ..Specific types of alcoholic beverages - red wine, white wine, beer, and liquor - were evaluated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of oral contraceptive pill use on premenstrual mood: predictors of improvement and deterioration
    Hadine Joffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WACC, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1523-30. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate risk factors for the deterioration and improvement of premenstrual mood disturbance with oral contraceptive pill use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset vulvodynia in relation to childhood violence victimization
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:871-80. 2005
    ..6, 95% CI: 1.6, 8.0 for physical abuse; OR = 4.4, 95% CI: 0.9, 22.9 for sexual abuse). Additional population-based studies of clinically confirmed cases of vulvodynia are needed to replicate this association...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perceived stereotyping and seeking care for chronic vulvar pain
    Ruby H N Nguyen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pain Med 14:1461-7. 2013
    ..We examined stereotyping of chronic pain sufferers among women aged 18-40 years and determined whether perceived stereotyping affects seeking care for women with chronic vulvar pain...
  21. pmc Allergic reactions and risk of vulvodynia
    Bernard L Harlow
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:771-7. 2009
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  22. pmc Self-reported vulvar pain characteristics and their association with clinically confirmed vestibulodynia
    Bernard L Harlow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1333-40. 2009
    ..We evaluated a series of questions pertaining to vulvar pain symptoms to determine their association with a localized vulvodynia (vestibulodynia) diagnosis in women from the general population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Urogenital infections in relation to the occurrence of vulvodynia
    Ruby H N Nguyen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:385-92. 2009
    ..To determine whether antecedent urogenital infections and their frequency are associated with the development of vulvodynia...
  24. pmc Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:113-23. 2004
    ..No consistent patterns were observed for other forms of hormonal contraception. Reproductive history is an important determinant of leiomyomata risk in premenopausal US Black women. Progestin-only injectables may reduce risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relapse of major depression during pregnancy in women who maintain or discontinue antidepressant treatment
    Lee S Cohen
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    JAMA 295:499-507. 2006
    ..However, systematic delineation of risk of relapse in women who maintain or discontinue pharmacological treatment during pregnancy is necessary...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comfort in discussing vulvar pain in social relationships among women with vulvodynia
    Ruby H N Nguyen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Reprod Med 57:109-14. 2012
    ..To assess women's likelihood of feeling comfortable in discussing vulvar pain...
  27. ncbi request reprint A population-based assessment of chronic unexplained vulvar pain: have we underestimated the prevalence of vulvodynia?
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:82-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of unexplained chronic vulvar pain (burning or sharp knife like pain or pain on contact) in an ethnically diverse population-based sample of women...
  28. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:221-7. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether race/ethnicity, age, finances, and partnership status were associated with antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reproductive risk factors for incident bladder cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1093-8. 2007
    ..This study provides evidence that increased risk of bladder cancer is associated with earlier age at menopause in postmenopausal women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perimenopause and depression: strength of association, causal mechanisms and treatment recommendations
    M Elizabeth Gyllstrom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:275-92. 2007
    ..Future research should focus on establishing temporality and studying these potential relationships among women of different ethnicities...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in older premenopausal women. The Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Lee S Cohen
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 70:125-32. 2002
    ..Consistent data on the prevalence and predictors of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in the general population are lacking...
  32. doi request reprint The association between depression and diabetes in the perinatal period
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:217-23. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Depression and its influence on reproductive endocrine and menstrual cycle markers associated with perimenopause: the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:29-36. 2003
    ..Few studies have determined the impact of a lifetime history of major depression on an early transition to menopause...
  34. ncbi request reprint Does tubal sterilization influence the subsequent risk of menorrhagia or dysmenorrhea?
    Bernard L Harlow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:754-60. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relation between tubal ligation, change in menstrual cycle characteristics, and early follicular phase hormones...
  35. ncbi request reprint Predictors of subsequent surgery for uterine leiomyomata after abdominal myomectomy
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Center for Uterine Fibroids and Ob Gyn Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:426-32. 2002
    ..To study factors associated with an increased risk of subsequent surgery in a cohort of women undergoing abdominal myomectomy...
  36. pmc Longitudinal study of the inception of perimenopause in relation to lifetime history of sexual or physical violence
    Jenifer E Allsworth
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:938-43. 2004
    ..To investigate of the extent to which violence over the life course accelerates the onset of perimenopause, as measured by menstrual changes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Vulvodynia: a state-of-the-art consensus on definitions, diagnosis and management
    Gloria A Bachmann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:447-56. 2006
    ..The consensus panel also identified key topics and issues forfurther research, including the role of inflammatory mechanisms and genetic factors and psychosexual contributors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of vasomotor symptoms in women with and without a history of depression: results from the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Menopause 13:553-60. 2006
    ..To examine whether physical activity was associated with decreased risk of vasomotor symptoms in a prospective study of women transitioning through menopause...