Samantha Meltzer-Brody

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc New insights into perinatal depression: pathogenesis and treatment during pregnancy and postpartum
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Perinatal Psychiatry Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 13:89-100. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The long-term psychiatric and medical prognosis of perinatal mental illness
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:49-60. 2014
  3. pmc The EPDS-Lifetime: assessment of lifetime prevalence and risk factors for perinatal depression in a large cohort of depressed women
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, CB 7160, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7160, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:465-73. 2013
  4. pmc A prospective study of perinatal depression and trauma history in pregnant minority adolescents
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:211.e1-7. 2013
  5. pmc Elevated corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) during pregnancy and risk of postpartum depression (PPD)
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E40-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Open-label trial of lamotrigine focusing on efficacy in vulvodynia
    Samantha E Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:171-8. 2009
  7. pmc Eating disorders and trauma history in women with perinatal depression
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:863-70. 2011
  8. pmc Association between maternal mood and oxytocin response to breastfeeding
    Alison M Stuebe
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:352-61. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Poor sleep maintenance and subjective sleep quality are associated with postpartum maternal depression symptom severity
    Eliza M Park
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, 170 Manning Drive, Campus Box 7305, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:539-47. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Identification of diagnostic subtypes of chronic pelvic pain and how subtypes differ in health status and trauma history
    Jane Leserman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:554-60; discussion 560-1. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc New insights into perinatal depression: pathogenesis and treatment during pregnancy and postpartum
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Perinatal Psychiatry Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 13:89-100. 2011
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  2. doi request reprint The long-term psychiatric and medical prognosis of perinatal mental illness
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:49-60. 2014
    ..Early screening and treatment may both mitigate the primary disease process and reduce the risk of comorbid medical conditions. ..
  3. pmc The EPDS-Lifetime: assessment of lifetime prevalence and risk factors for perinatal depression in a large cohort of depressed women
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, CB 7160, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7160, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:465-73. 2013
    ..The EPDS-Lifetime shows promise as a tool for assessing lifetime histories of PND in clinical and research settings. ..
  4. pmc A prospective study of perinatal depression and trauma history in pregnant minority adolescents
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:211.e1-7. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Elevated corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) during pregnancy and risk of postpartum depression (PPD)
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E40-7. 2011
    ..There are conflicting reports of associations between midpregnancy placental CRH (pCRH) and PPD or PND...
  6. ncbi request reprint Open-label trial of lamotrigine focusing on efficacy in vulvodynia
    Samantha E Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:171-8. 2009
    ..Vulvodynia, a vulvar pain syndrome that includes vulvar vestibulitis, is the most common subtype of CPP. This study examined the efficacy of lamotrigine for the treatment of CPP using an open-label design...
  7. pmc Eating disorders and trauma history in women with perinatal depression
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:863-70. 2011
    ..We examined the prevalence of comorbid eating disorders (ED) and trauma history in women with perinatal depression...
  8. pmc Association between maternal mood and oxytocin response to breastfeeding
    Alison M Stuebe
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:352-61. 2013
    ..We previously hypothesized that shared neuroendocrine mechanisms underlie this association. We sought to measure the association between maternal mood and neuroendocrine response to breastfeeding...
  9. doi request reprint Poor sleep maintenance and subjective sleep quality are associated with postpartum maternal depression symptom severity
    Eliza M Park
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, 170 Manning Drive, Campus Box 7305, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:539-47. 2013
    ..It also supports the hypothesis that disrupted sleep may contribute to the development and extent of postpartum depression symptoms. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Identification of diagnostic subtypes of chronic pelvic pain and how subtypes differ in health status and trauma history
    Jane Leserman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:554-60; discussion 560-1. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that women with diffuse abdominal/pelvic pain would have greater health impairment and report more lifetime trauma than women with vulvovaginal pain or cyclic pain...
  11. pmc A pilot study of heart rate variability biofeedback therapy in the treatment of perinatal depression on a specialized perinatal psychiatry inpatient unit
    A Jenna Beckham
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:59-65. 2013
    ..These results suggest that HRVB may be particularly beneficial in the treatment of the prominent anxiety features of perinatal depression, both in inpatient and outpatient settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antenatal thyroid correlates of postpartum depression
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:235-45. 2007
    ..Study of the relationships with antenatal thyroid status may provide new insights into the pathophysiology of perinatal mood disturbances...
  13. ncbi request reprint A brief screening instrument to detect posttraumatic stress disorder in outpatient gynecology
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27955, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:770-6. 2004
    ..Our objectives were 1) to document the prevalence of a trauma history among women seeking routine gynecologic care and 2) to evaluate a 4-item screening instrument for PTSD for triaging women with a trauma history for further evaluation...
  14. doi request reprint Universal screening for postpartum depression: an inquiry into provider attitudes and practice
    Rachel Delatte
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:e63-4. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in women with chronic pelvic pain
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:902-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of abuse history, other major trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on medical symptoms and health-related daily functioning in women with chronic pelvic pain...
  16. pmc Failed lactation and perinatal depression: common problems with shared neuroendocrine mechanisms?
    Alison M Stuebe
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:264-72. 2012
    ..Research to elucidate the role of these underlying mechanisms may identify treatment strategies both to relieve perinatal depression and to enable women to achieve their infant feeding goals...
  17. doi request reprint Early breastfeeding experiences and postpartum depression
    Stephanie Watkins
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:214-21. 2011
    ..The first weeks after childbirth are a critical period for mother and newborn. Women may present with lactation failure and postpartum depression. It is unclear how a woman's early breastfeeding experiences relate to postpartum depression...
  18. doi request reprint Obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviors in a sample of women with postpartum mood symptoms
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:523-30. 2010
    ..Clinicians should assess for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms as routinely as they assess for depressive symptoms in the perinatal period...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluating the clinical effectiveness of a specialized perinatal psychiatry inpatient unit
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    UNC Department of Psychiatry, Campus Box 7160, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:107-13. 2014
    ..0001). Data suggest that delivering specialized and targeted interventions for severe maternal mental illness in a safe and supportive setting produces positive patient outcomes. ..
  20. pmc Using animal models to disentangle the role of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental influences on behavioral outcomes associated with maternal anxiety and depression
    Lisa M Tarantino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Front Psychiatry 2:44. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of opioid dependence in pregnancy
    Eliza M Park
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:424-32. 2012
    ..For the past four decades, the standard of care has included methadone maintenance, but the increasing use of buprenorphine creates new treatment issues and opportunities...