Whitney P Witt

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring stress before and during pregnancy: a review of population-based studies of obstetric outcomes
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI, 53726, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:52-63. 2014
  2. pmc Health-related quality of life of mothers of very low birth weight children at the age of five: results from the Newborn Lung Project Statewide Cohort Study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1565-76. 2012
  3. pmc Preconception mental health predicts pregnancy complications and adverse birth outcomes: a national population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1525-41. 2012
  4. pmc Poor prepregnancy and antepartum mental health predicts postpartum mental health problems among US women: a nationally representative population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:304-13. 2011
  5. pmc The prevalence and determinants of antepartum mental health problems among women in the USA: a nationally representative population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:425-37. 2010
  6. pmc Stress-mediated quality of life outcomes in parents of childhood cancer and brain tumor survivors: a case-control study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:995-1005. 2010
  7. pmc Access to adequate outpatient depression care for mothers in the USA: a nationally representative population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:191-204. 2011
  8. pmc A family perspective on population health: the case of child health and the family
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 N Walnut St, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    WMJ 108:240-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Psychological distress as a barrier to preventive healthcare among U.S. women
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:531-47. 2009
  10. pmc The impact of childhood activity limitations on parental health, mental health, and workdays lost in the United States
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:263-9. 2009

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Publications23

  1. pmc Measuring stress before and during pregnancy: a review of population-based studies of obstetric outcomes
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI, 53726, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:52-63. 2014
    ..Additional work using a lifecourse approach is needed to fill the existing gaps in the literature and to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms by which stress impacts obstetric outcomes. ..
  2. pmc Health-related quality of life of mothers of very low birth weight children at the age of five: results from the Newborn Lung Project Statewide Cohort Study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1565-76. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in mothers of 5-year-old very low birth weight (VLBW) and normal birth weight (NBW) children, with a focus on the role of stress...
  3. pmc Preconception mental health predicts pregnancy complications and adverse birth outcomes: a national population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1525-41. 2012
    ..Women's preconception mental health is a modifiable risk factor that stands to reduce the incidence of adverse pregnancy complications and birth outcomes...
  4. pmc Poor prepregnancy and antepartum mental health predicts postpartum mental health problems among US women: a nationally representative population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:304-13. 2011
    ..Taking a life course perspective, we determined the potential risk factors for postpartum mental health problems, with a particular focus on the role of mental health before and during pregnancy...
  5. pmc The prevalence and determinants of antepartum mental health problems among women in the USA: a nationally representative population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:425-37. 2010
    ..Understanding these risk factors is critical to improve the long-term health of women and their children...
  6. pmc Stress-mediated quality of life outcomes in parents of childhood cancer and brain tumor survivors: a case-control study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:995-1005. 2010
    ..To determine if caring for a child with cancer or a brain tumor affects parental health and mental health and if and to what extent stress mediates the relationship between case status and parental quality of life...
  7. pmc Access to adequate outpatient depression care for mothers in the USA: a nationally representative population-based study
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:191-204. 2011
    ..Understanding disparities in receipt of adequate treatment is critical to designing effective interventions, reducing treatment inequities, and ultimately improving the mental health and health of mothers and their families...
  8. pmc A family perspective on population health: the case of child health and the family
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 N Walnut St, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    WMJ 108:240-5. 2009
    ..This paper makes the case for a family perspective on population health and specifically focuses on how children's health can impact family health and well-being...
  9. doi request reprint Psychological distress as a barrier to preventive healthcare among U.S. women
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:531-47. 2009
    ..EDITORS' STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS: The findings suggest that, for distressed women in particular, continuity of care is vital in accessing routine care and obtaining timely and effective preventive services...
  10. pmc The impact of childhood activity limitations on parental health, mental health, and workdays lost in the United States
    Whitney P Witt
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:263-9. 2009
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  11. pmc Favorable ratings of providers' communication behaviors among U.S. women with depression: a population-based study applying the behavioral model of health services use
    Abiola O Keller
    Center for Women s Health and Health Disparities Research, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Womens Health Issues 23:e309-17. 2013
    ..This study uses the Andersen Behavioral Model to examine the relationships among predisposing, enabling, and need factors and ratings of perceived patient-provider communication in women with depression...
  12. pmc Does the perception that stress affects health matter? The association with health and mortality
    Abiola Keller
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Health Psychol 31:677-84. 2012
    ..This study sought to examine the relationship among the amount of stress, the perception that stress affects health, and health and mortality outcomes in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults...
  13. pmc The balance between stress and personal capital during pregnancy and the relationship with adverse obstetric outcomes: findings from the 2007 Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) study
    Fathima Wakeel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 310 North Midvale Blvd, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:435-51. 2013
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  14. pmc Quality of life among parents of children with cancer or brain tumors: the impact of child characteristics and parental psychosocial factors
    Kristin Litzelman
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1261-9. 2011
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  15. pmc Correlates of physiological and psychological stress among parents of childhood cancer and brain tumor survivors
    Elizabeth A Pollock
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Acad Pediatr 13:105-12. 2013
    ..Second, we sought to examine the relationship between perceived stress and symptoms of stress and how that relationship may differ for parents of children with cancer...
  16. pmc Predictors of delayed or forgone needed health care for families with children
    Lauren E Wisk
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Pediatrics 130:1027-37. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Parental depressive symptoms and childhood cancer: the importance of financial difficulties
    Paul D Creswell
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, WARF Office 503, Madison, WI, 53726, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:503-11. 2014
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  18. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in personal capital during pregnancy: findings from the 2007 Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) study
    Fathima Wakeel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 310 North Midvale Blvd, Ste 201, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:209-22. 2014
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  19. ncbi request reprint Pain and depression in caregivers affected their perception of pain in stroke patients
    Shih Ying Hung
    Department of Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin at Madison, College of Pharmacy, Madison, WI 53705 2222, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:963-70. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if caregiver depressive symptoms and/or pain systematically affected patient-proxy agreement on patient HRQL after stroke...
  20. doi request reprint Disparities in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Awareness Among US Parents of Preadolescents and Adolescents
    Lauren E Wisk
    From the Truven Health Analytics and Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Sex Transm Dis 41:117-22. 2014
    ..As such, we sought to determine factors related to parental awareness of HPV vaccines, using a nationally representative population-based sample...
  21. doi request reprint Measuring the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of young children in resource-limited settings: a review of existing measures
    Jason Paltzer
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 North Walnut Street, Office 503, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1177-87. 2013
    ..This review sought to identify and summarize the instruments adapted or developed for measuring HRQoL among young children (<8 years) living in resource-limited settings...
  22. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in the quality of life in children with cancer or brain tumors: the mediating role of family factors
    Kristin Litzelman
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1081-8. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Childhood functional status, family stressors, and psychosocial adjustment among school-aged children with disabilities in the United States
    Whitney P Witt
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Harvard University, School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:687-95. 2003
    ..Population-based studies are needed to understand the relationship between functional status, family stressors, and the psychosocial adjustment of children with disabilities...

Research Grants2

  1. Interactions between Childhood Illness and the Family
    Whitney Witt; Fiscal Year: 2006
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