H A Swartz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics of pregnant and nonpregnant HIV-seropositive women
    H A Swartz
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1612-4. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy for bipolar depression: a phase-specific treatment strategy?
    H A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 3:11-22. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of community mental health care for depression in a supermarket setting
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1132-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depression among women
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:448-50. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes among the problem areas of interpersonal psychotherapy for depression
    J C Levenson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:434-40. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive psychotherapy for bipolar disorder: effects of changing treatment modality
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:579-87. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Personality pathology and outcome in recurrently depressed women over 2 years of maintenance interpersonal psychotherapy
    J M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 34:659-69. 2004
  8. pmc Differences between unipolar depression and bipolar II depression in women
    C P B Rastelli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA 15213, United States Department of Psychiatry Residency, Hospital Nossa Senhora da Luz, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 150:1120-4. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute treatment outcomes in patients with bipolar I disorder and co-morbid borderline personality disorder receiving medication and psychotherapy
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:192-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and weight change during treatment in patients with bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:528-33. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics of pregnant and nonpregnant HIV-seropositive women
    H A Swartz
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1612-4. 1998
    ..The pregnant women appeared psychologically healthier than the nonpregnant group. HIV-positive women face multiple psychosocial stressors and may experience significant psychological distress...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy for bipolar depression: a phase-specific treatment strategy?
    H A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 3:11-22. 2001
    ..Pharmacologic strategies for bipolar depression are often inadequate. We therefore review the literature on the role of psychotherapy as an adjunct to medication in the treatment of bipolar depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of community mental health care for depression in a supermarket setting
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1132-7. 2002
    ..A pilot project was undertaken to test the feasibility of providing psychotherapy for depressed women in a supermarket, a novel setting that may minimize barriers to care such as stigma associated with visiting a mental health clinic...
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depression among women
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:448-50. 2004
    ..Both groups improved significantly over time, with large effect sizes. However, contrary to expectations, the women who received psychotherapy improved more quickly than those who received sertraline...
  5. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes among the problem areas of interpersonal psychotherapy for depression
    J C Levenson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:434-40. 2010
    ..Moreover, we sought to understand how the patient characteristics and interpersonal problems most closely linked to the onset of a patient's current depression contributed to IPT success...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive psychotherapy for bipolar disorder: effects of changing treatment modality
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:579-87. 1999
    ..This finding, consistent with the authors' philosophy that bipolar patients benefit from stable routines, suggests that disruptions in the psychosocial treatment plan contribute to worse outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Personality pathology and outcome in recurrently depressed women over 2 years of maintenance interpersonal psychotherapy
    J M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 34:659-69. 2004
    ..By maintenance treatment we refer to long-term treatment provided to prevent depression recurrence among remitted patients...
  8. pmc Differences between unipolar depression and bipolar II depression in women
    C P B Rastelli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA 15213, United States Department of Psychiatry Residency, Hospital Nossa Senhora da Luz, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 150:1120-4. 2013
    ..We examined symptoms and clinical features of MDE in women with UD and BPII to compare presentations of the two disorders in women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute treatment outcomes in patients with bipolar I disorder and co-morbid borderline personality disorder receiving medication and psychotherapy
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:192-7. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and weight change during treatment in patients with bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:528-33. 2002
    ..Individuals with bipolar disorder tend to be overweight, and their treatment may exacerbate obesity and increase the risk of concurrent medical disease in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial interventions in bipolar II disorder: what do we know?
    Holly A Swartz
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:e15. 2008
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  12. pmc Brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed mothers whose children are receiving psychiatric treatment
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1155-62. 2008
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  13. pmc Interpersonal and social rhythm therapy: an intervention addressing rhythm dysregulation in bipolar disorder
    Ellen Frank
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 9:325-32. 2007
    ..Using a case example, the authors describe how IPSRT is implemented in a clinical setting, detailing the therapeutic methods and processes involved...
  14. pmc Randomized trial of weekly, twice-monthly, and monthly interpersonal psychotherapy as maintenance treatment for women with recurrent depression
    Ellen Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:761-7. 2007
    ..The authors sought to determine whether a greater frequency of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) sessions during maintenance treatment has a greater prophylactic effect than a previously validated once-a-month treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism in patients with bipolar I disorder treated primarily with lithium
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:123-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the frequency and clinical significance of abnormal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) and Free Thyroxine Index (FTI) in patients with bipolar I disorder treated primarily with lithium...
  16. ncbi request reprint An open-label trial of enhanced brief interpersonal psychotherapy in depressed mothers whose children are receiving psychiatric treatment
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Depress Anxiety 23:398-404. 2006
    ..A high proportion of subjects completed treatment and experienced improvements in functioning. Future randomized clinical trials are needed to establish the efficacy of this approach...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal mental health status on child mental health treatment outcome
    Carrie W Rishel
    School of Applied Social Sciences, Division of Social Work, West Virginia University, PO Box 6830, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:1-12. 2006
    ..Addressing the mental health needs of mothers and children simultaneously may be an effective method of reducing their mental health problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts in patients with bipolar I disorder during acute and maintenance phases of intensive treatment with pharmacotherapy and adjunctive psychotherapy
    Paola Rucci
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institite and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1160-4. 2002
    ..Lifetime rates of suicide attempts among patients with bipolar I disorder were compared to rates during a 2-year period of intensive treatment with pharmacotherapy and with one of two adjunctive psychosocial interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Two-year outcomes for interpersonal and social rhythm therapy in individuals with bipolar I disorder
    Ellen Frank
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:996-1004. 2005
    ..Recent investigations have demonstrated benefits from the addition of psychoeducation or psychotherapy to pharmacotherapy in this population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety among mothers who bring their children to a pediatric mental health clinic
    Holly A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1077-83. 2005
    ..This study investigated rates of psychiatric disorders among mothers of children presenting for psychiatric evaluation and examined the relationship between maternal diagnosis and child psychopathology...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder
    Virginio Salvi
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1307-18. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, many clinicians continue to employ antidepressants, especially in the management of severe depression that is unresponsive to mood stabilizers alone...