Julia S Seng

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint PTSD and physical comorbidity among women receiving Medicaid: results from service-use data
    Julia S Seng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ann Arbor, 48109 1290, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:45-56. 2006
  2. pmc Childhood abuse history, posttraumatic stress disorder, postpartum mental health, and bonding: a prospective cohort study
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research onWomen and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 58:57-68. 2013
  3. pmc Exploring dissociation and oxytocin as pathways between trauma exposure and trauma-related hyperemesis gravidarum: a test-of-concept pilot
    Julia Seng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 14:40-55. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Marginalized identities, discrimination burden, and mental health: empirical exploration of an interpersonal-level approach to modeling intersectionality
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:2437-45. 2012
  5. pmc Posttraumatic oxytocin dysregulation: is it a link among posttraumatic self disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and pelvic visceral dysregulation conditions in women?
    Julia S Seng
    School of Nursing, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Department of Women s Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1290, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 11:387-406. 2010
  6. pmc Exploring posttraumatic stress disorder symptom profile among pregnant women
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1290, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 31:176-87. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Service use data analysis of pre-pregnancy psychiatric and somatic diagnoses in women with hyperemesis gravidarum
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:209-17. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Reliability of a perinatal outcomes measure: the Optimality Index-US
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, G120 Lane Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:110-4. 2008
  9. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder, child abuse history, birthweight and gestational age: a prospective cohort study
    J S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BJOG 118:1329-39. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Mental health, demographic, and risk behavior profiles of pregnant survivors of childhood and adult abuse
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:511-21. 2008

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint PTSD and physical comorbidity among women receiving Medicaid: results from service-use data
    Julia S Seng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ann Arbor, 48109 1290, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:45-56. 2006
    ..9 for fibromyalgia to 4.3 for irritable bowel. Comorbidity with depression or a dissociative or borderline personality disorder raised risk in a dose-response pattern...
  2. pmc Childhood abuse history, posttraumatic stress disorder, postpartum mental health, and bonding: a prospective cohort study
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research onWomen and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 58:57-68. 2013
    ..This prospective study included 566 nulliparous women in 3 cohorts: PTSD-positive, trauma-exposed resilient, and not exposed to trauma...
  3. pmc Exploring dissociation and oxytocin as pathways between trauma exposure and trauma-related hyperemesis gravidarum: a test-of-concept pilot
    Julia Seng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 14:40-55. 2013
    ..A linear regression model indicated that the independent association of the trauma-related HG subtype with oxytocin level was mediated by high levels of dissociative symptoms...
  4. doi request reprint Marginalized identities, discrimination burden, and mental health: empirical exploration of an interpersonal-level approach to modeling intersectionality
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:2437-45. 2012
    ..This study's results point to instrument development ideas to improve the statistical modeling of intersectionality in health and social science research...
  5. pmc Posttraumatic oxytocin dysregulation: is it a link among posttraumatic self disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and pelvic visceral dysregulation conditions in women?
    Julia S Seng
    School of Nursing, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Department of Women s Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1290, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 11:387-406. 2010
    ..Specific propositions are explored in data from studies of traumatic stress and women's health...
  6. pmc Exploring posttraumatic stress disorder symptom profile among pregnant women
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1290, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 31:176-87. 2010
    ..Further elucidation is warranted, including identifying triggers and determining if there are needs for pregnancy-specific interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Service use data analysis of pre-pregnancy psychiatric and somatic diagnoses in women with hyperemesis gravidarum
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:209-17. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Reliability of a perinatal outcomes measure: the Optimality Index-US
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, G120 Lane Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:110-4. 2008
    ..These analyses indicate that excellent reproducibility can be achieved with the Optimality Index-US...
  9. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder, child abuse history, birthweight and gestational age: a prospective cohort study
    J S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BJOG 118:1329-39. 2011
    ..To determine the extent to which prenatal post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with lower birthweight and shorter gestation, and to explore the effects of childhood maltreatment as the antecedent trauma exposure...
  10. doi request reprint Mental health, demographic, and risk behavior profiles of pregnant survivors of childhood and adult abuse
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:511-21. 2008
    ..The integration into the maternity setting of existing evidence-based interventions for the mental health and behavioral sequelae of abuse is needed...
  11. pmc Ecological salivary cortisol specimen collection--part 1: methodological consideration of yield, error, and effects of sampling decisions in a perinatal mental health study
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 14:273-84. 2008
    ..Home-based biomarker specimens are consistent with an ecological approach, but deviations from laboratory norms could affect validity of results...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and physical comorbidity among female children and adolescents: results from service-use data
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e767-76. 2005
    ..Little is known about the health effects of PTSD in children. The purpose of this study was to explore patterns of physical comorbidity in female children and adolescents with PTSD by using population data...
  13. pmc Disparity in posttraumatic stress disorder diagnosis among African American pregnant women
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, G120 Lane Hall, 204 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:295-306. 2011
    ..Their risk for PTSD did not differ by sociodemographic status, but was explained by greater trauma exposure. Traumatic stress may be an additional, addressable stress factor in birth outcome disparities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cortisol level and perinatal outcome in pregnant women with posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study
    Julia S Seng
    Institute for Research on Womens and Gender, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1290, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:392-8. 2005
    ..This finding suggests that salivary cortisol would be a useful biological measure to include in perinatal research on PTSD and childbearing...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exploring racial disparity in posttraumatic stress disorder diagnosis: implications for care of African American women
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 6120 Lane Hall, 204 S State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:521-30. 2005
    ..To explore factors contributing to disparities in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis between African Americans and White Americans, while controlling for gender and class by using a data set limited to poor women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Abuse-related post-traumatic stress during the childbearing year
    Julia S Seng
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0482, USA
    J Adv Nurs 46:604-13. 2004
    ..Women with abuse-related post-traumatic stress who are pregnant experience symptoms that nurses and midwives may not recognize or know how to respond to...
  17. ncbi request reprint The first year as sexual assault nurse examiner: role transition and role-related stress within a new SANE team
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ann Arbor 48109 0482, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 30:126-33. 2004
    ..The purpose of this exploratory, descriptive qualitative research project was to learn what the first year in practice was like for members of a new semi-rural SANE team in terms of role transition and role-specific stress...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acknowledging posttraumatic stress effects on health. A nursing intervention model
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Division II, Ann Arbor, 48109 0482, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 17:34-41; quiz 42-3. 2003
    ..This article describes the process of acknowledging the effects of trauma in clinical reasoning, in dialogue with the patient, and in planning care and interventions...
  19. pmc Prevalence, trauma history, and risk for posttraumatic stress disorder among nulliparous women in maternity care
    Julia S Seng
    University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender, School of Nursing, Department of Women s Studies, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1290, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:839-47. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc Previous experience of spontaneous or elective abortion and risk for posttraumatic stress and depression during subsequent pregnancy
    Lydia Hamama
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 1290, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:699-707. 2010
    ..This paper examines the impact of EAB/SAB on mental health during subsequent pregnancy in a sample of women involved in a larger prospective study of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) across the childbearing year (n=1,581)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy as a predictor to PFMT adherence in a prevention of urinary incontinence clinical trial
    Kassandra L Messer
    Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48103, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:942-52. 2007
    ..01, and Regulatory SE, beta = .43, SE (beta) = .06, p < .0001, predict adherence. Also, the authors found a modest decline in self-efficacy scores over time. These findings highlight the importance of SE in sustained behavioral change...
  22. doi request reprint Mother-infant bonding impairment across the first 6 months postpartum: the primacy of psychopathology in women with childhood abuse and neglect histories
    Maria Muzik
    Department of Psychiatry and Depression Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2701, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:29-38. 2013
    ..Results support the use of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire as a tool to assess parenting quality by its demonstrated association with observed parenting behaviors...
  23. pmc Abuse-related post-traumatic stress, coping, and tobacco use in pregnancy
    William D Lopez
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 6134, 426 Thomson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 40:422-31. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between trauma history, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), coping, and smoking in a diverse sample of pregnant women, some of whom are active smokers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adherence to a behavioral program to prevent incontinence
    Sandra H Hines
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, USA
    West J Nurs Res 29:36-56; discussion 57-64. 2007
    ..0-38.8, p < .001) at a high level at 3 months and significantly more likely to maintain that level 12 months post-intervention (OR = 2.7, CI = 1.2-6.0, p < .014). Practicing BT was related to high adherence...
  25. doi request reprint Use of the Optimality Index-United States in perinatal clinical research: a validation study
    Lisa Kane Low
    University of Michigan, 400 N Ingalls, Rm 3249, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:302-9. 2008
    ..The OI-US is a new instrument that shows promise for use in perinatal clinical research, particularly when assessing more subtle clinical differences in outcomes between study groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Learning outcomes of a group behavioral modification program to prevent urinary incontinence
    Carolyn M Sampselle
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, 400 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0482, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:441-6. 2005
    ..Adherence ranged from 63 to 82% for PFMT and 58 to 67% for BT. Group instruction supplemented with brief individual instruction as needed is an effective teaching method for BT and PFMT...
  27. doi request reprint In search of an adult attachment stress provocation to measure effect on the oxytocin system: a pilot validation study
    Michelle L Munro
    Michelle L Munro, MS, CNM, FNP BC, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 19:180-91. 2013
    ..Oxytocin is a promising biomarker for psychiatric conditions arising from early relational trauma, childhood maltreatment, and attachment dysregulation, including posttraumatic stress and dissociative disorders...
  28. pmc The role of infant sleep in intergenerational transmission of trauma
    Ilana S Hairston
    Psychiatry Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2700, USA
    Sleep 34:1373-83. 2011
    ..In turn, infant sleep difficulty predicts behavioral and emotional problems later in life. The aim of this study was to investigate whether infant sleep problems predict early behavioral problems indicative of IGTT...
  29. pmc Ecological salivary cortisol analysis-- part 2: relative impact of trauma history, posttraumatic stress, comorbidity, chronic stress, and known confounds on hormone levels
    Anthony P King
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 14:285-96. 2008
    ..Ecological sampling departs from laboratory study norms, with implications for analysis...
  30. doi request reprint Validation of alternative indicators of social support in perinatal outcomes research using quality of the partner relationship
    Julie A Kruse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Adv Nurs 69:1562-73. 2013
    ..To test alternatives to the current research and clinical practice of assuming that married or partnered status is a proxy for positive social support...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a mass mailing recruitment strategy to obtain a community sample of women for a clinical trial of an incontinence prevention intervention
    Kassandra L Messer
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, 400 N Ingalls, Room 4236, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0482, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 38:255-61. 2006
    ..This paper seeks to expand the literature of mass mailing recruitment strategies for prevention studies by describing the procedures used to recruit healthy, continent, post-menopausal women aged 55-80 years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder as additional predictors of low birth weight infants among low-income mothers
    Daniel Rosen
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1305-14. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Abuse-related posttraumatic stress and desired maternity care practices: women's perspectives
    Julia S Seng
    University of Iowa College of Nursing, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 47:360-70. 2002
    ..Women in the third group were not ready to address trauma-related symptoms or issues overtly and appeared to need a provider who was a "therapeutic mentor." Four assessment factors help providers determine how to respond...
  34. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for research on lifetime violence, posttraumatic stress, and childbearing
    Julia S Seng
    University of Iowa College of Nursing, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 47:337-46. 2002
    ..It is congruent with a CDC framework for research and could be incorporated into studies designed to meet their recommendations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Recognizing and responding to post-traumatic stress disorder in people with cancer
    Kristine L Kwekkeboom
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:643-50. 2002
    ..To describe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in patients with cancer and identify nursing assessment and intervention strategies...

Research Grants5

  1. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF PTSD & ADVERSE OUTCOMES OF CHILDBEARING
    Julia Seng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study will provide a strong basis for future clinical research and an evidence base for potentially modifying maternity care practice guidelines to include care for PTSD. ..
  2. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF PTSD & ADVERSE OUTCOMES OF CHILDBEARING
    Julia Seng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Identification of genetic risk factors for PTSD and for preterm birth will advance our understanding of these costly disorders, lead us to better treatments, and perhaps open the door to preventive interventions. ..