Dorothy K Sit

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation in depressed postpartum women: Associations with childhood trauma, sleep disturbance and anxiety
    Dorothy Sit
    School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 66:95-104. 2015
  2. pmc Mother-infant antidepressant concentrations, maternal depression, and perinatal events
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara St, Oxford 410, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:994-1001. 2011
  3. pmc Menstrual effects on mood symptoms in treated women with bipolar disorder
    Dorothy Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 13:310-7. 2011
  4. pmc Seasonal effects on depression risk and suicidal symptoms in postpartum women
    Dorothy Sit
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:400-5. 2011
  5. pmc Best practices: an emerging best practice model for perinatal depression care
    Dorothy K Y Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1429-31. 2009
  6. pmc Identification of postpartum depression
    Dorothy K Y Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:456-68. 2009
  7. pmc Changes in antidepressant metabolism and dosing across pregnancy and early postpartum
    Dorothy K Sit
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:652-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Light therapy for bipolar disorder: a case series in women
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:918-27. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric outcomes following medical and surgical abortion
    Dorothy Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:878-84. 2007
  10. pmc A review of postpartum psychosis
    Dorothy Sit
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:352-68. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation in depressed postpartum women: Associations with childhood trauma, sleep disturbance and anxiety
    Dorothy Sit
    School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 66:95-104. 2015
    ..Our study aim was to examine associations between suicidal ideation (SI) and plausible risk factors (experience of abuse in childhood or as an adult, sleep disturbance, and anxiety symptoms) in depressed postpartum women...
  2. pmc Mother-infant antidepressant concentrations, maternal depression, and perinatal events
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara St, Oxford 410, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:994-1001. 2011
    ..The authors explored the relationship of cord-maternal antidepressant concentration ratios and maternal depression with perinatal events and preterm birth...
  3. pmc Menstrual effects on mood symptoms in treated women with bipolar disorder
    Dorothy Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 13:310-7. 2011
    ..In this prospective study, the authors compared healthy controls and depressed and euthymic BD patients on medications on mood levels, psychosocial function, and physical symptoms in the late luteal versus the early follicular phase...
  4. pmc Seasonal effects on depression risk and suicidal symptoms in postpartum women
    Dorothy Sit
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:400-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies of seasonality and PPD were relatively small or encumbered by study design constraints. We examined the possible relationship between seasonality, depression, and SI in 9,339 new mothers...
  5. pmc Best practices: an emerging best practice model for perinatal depression care
    Dorothy K Y Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1429-31. 2009
    ..Most participants had moderate or severe major depressive disorder. Women contended with multiple treatment barriers. Colocated depression care was highly acceptable and enabled evidence-based care delivery for at-risk mothers...
  6. pmc Identification of postpartum depression
    Dorothy K Y Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:456-68. 2009
    ..Finally, we explore how to manage patients who screen positive for depression and treatment options for women with PPD...
  7. pmc Changes in antidepressant metabolism and dosing across pregnancy and early postpartum
    Dorothy K Sit
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:652-8. 2008
    ..We examined the dose requirements and level-to-dose (L/D) ratios of citalopram, escitalopram, and sertraline during pregnancy and after birth...
  8. ncbi request reprint Light therapy for bipolar disorder: a case series in women
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:918-27. 2007
    ..To perform a dose-ranging safety and efficacy study of bright light therapy for depression in women with bipolar disorder (BD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric outcomes following medical and surgical abortion
    Dorothy Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:878-84. 2007
    ..The objectives were to determine post-abortion depression risk, evaluate risk factors for post-abortion depression and to explore the relationship between cortisol and depression...
  10. pmc A review of postpartum psychosis
    Dorothy Sit
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:352-68. 2006
    ..The objective is to provide an overview of the clinical features, prognosis, differential diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of postpartum psychosis...
  11. pmc The effect of gastric bypass on the pharmacokinetics of serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Giselle G Hamad
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:256-63. 2012
    ..Having observed that patients treated with SRIs frequently relapse after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, the authors sought to assess whether SRI bioavailability is reduced postoperatively...
  12. pmc Women and bipolar disorder across the life span
    Dorothy Sit
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:91-100. 2004
    ..This article provides an overview of common presentations and comorbidities, along with approaches to evaluation and treatment of women with bipolar disorder...
  13. pmc Disposition of chiral and racemic fluoxetine and norfluoxetine across childbearing
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:381-6. 2010
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